Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Mobile Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Mobile Developer
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 862 842 876
Rank change year-on-year -20 +34 -107
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 276 376 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 231 346 303
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 152,337 171,373 180,226
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.02% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,402 137,757 150,525
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Mobile Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Developer.

Salary trend for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Developer over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -45 251 £50,000 +11.11% 72
UK excluding London -7 208 £45,000 +12.50% 42
South East +37 71 £45,000 +12.50% 5
London +6 67 £65,000 +18.18% 35
North of England +30 48 £47,500 +11.76% 21
North West +12 31 £50,000 +11.11% 12
East of England +23 26 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Midlands -32 25 £37,500 +8.70% 9
West Midlands +7 21 £37,500 +8.70% 7
Scotland +7 20 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Yorkshire +39 17 £45,000 +20.00% 6
South West +7 14 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East Midlands -1 4 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Northern Ireland -5 3 £40,000 -
Wales +1 1 - - 2

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Mobile Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Mobile Developer in the job title.

1 215 (77.90%) Android
2 213 (77.17%) Apple iOS
3 205 (74.28%) Mobile Development
4 154 (55.80%) Mobile App
5 143 (51.81%) iOS Development
6 135 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (45.65%) Android Development
8 106 (38.41%) Java
9 102 (36.96%) Objective-C
10 99 (35.87%) Apple Swift
11 95 (34.42%) JavaScript
12 63 (22.83%) C#
13 59 (21.38%) React Native
14 49 (17.75%) Kotlin
15 48 (17.39%) Finance
16 44 (15.94%) JSON
17 42 (15.22%) Software Engineering
17 42 (15.22%) Xcode
17 42 (15.22%) HTML
17 42 (15.22%) User Experience
18 40 (14.49%) REST
18 40 (14.49%) Xamarin
18 40 (14.49%) AngularJS
19 39 (14.13%) React
20 37 (13.41%) .NET
20 37 (13.41%) OO
21 36 (13.04%) RESTful
22 34 (12.32%) CSS
22 34 (12.32%) TDD
22 34 (12.32%) Problem-Solving

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.99%) CMS
1 11 (3.99%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (1.45%) Drupal
2 4 (1.45%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.72%) Confluence
3 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.72%) Mendix
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (2.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.35%) Google Play
3 8 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.54%) TestFlight
5 5 (1.81%) GitHub
6 3 (1.09%) Firebase
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.72%) iTunes
8 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.36%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.09%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.23%) MySQL
1 31 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.62%) Big Data
3 8 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (15.22%) Xcode
2 33 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 23 (8.33%) Android Studio
4 13 (4.71%) CocoaPods
4 13 (4.71%) Crashlytics
5 10 (3.62%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.26%) JIRA
7 7 (2.54%) Selenium
7 7 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.17%) Appium
9 5 (1.81%) Subversion
10 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.09%) Gradle
11 3 (1.09%) JUnit
11 3 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.72%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.72%) Hudson
12 2 (0.72%) JBehave
12 2 (0.72%) Maven
12 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
General
1 48 (17.39%) Finance
2 20 (7.25%) Banking
3 13 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.62%) Legal
5 9 (3.26%) Retail
6 7 (2.54%) Advertising
6 7 (2.54%) Marketing
7 5 (1.81%) Electronics
7 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.45%) Back Office
9 3 (1.09%) Law
9 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.09%) Publishing
10 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Military
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (21.38%) React Native
2 44 (15.94%) JSON
3 42 (15.22%) HTML
4 40 (14.49%) AngularJS
4 40 (14.49%) REST
5 39 (14.13%) React
6 37 (13.41%) .NET
7 36 (13.04%) RESTful
8 34 (12.32%) CSS
9 33 (11.96%) Web Services
10 28 (10.14%) Apache Cordova
11 20 (7.25%) jQuery
12 19 (6.88%) .NET Framework
13 18 (6.52%) Core Data
14 17 (6.16%) Entity Framework
14 17 (6.16%) HTML5
15 16 (5.80%) ASP.NET
15 16 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (5.80%) XML
16 15 (5.43%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 154 (55.80%) Mobile App
2 42 (15.22%) User Experience
3 29 (10.51%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (5.43%) Social Media
5 12 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
6 10 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.90%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.17%) Fintech
9 5 (1.81%) Animation
10 4 (1.45%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.45%) iPad
10 4 (1.45%) iPhone
10 4 (1.45%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.09%) Vector Graphics
12 2 (0.72%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.72%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.72%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 215 (77.90%) Android
2 213 (77.17%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.62%) Linux
4 8 (2.90%) Unix
5 5 (1.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (74.28%) Mobile Development
2 143 (51.81%) iOS Development
3 135 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (45.65%) Android Development
5 42 (15.22%) Software Engineering
6 37 (13.41%) OO
7 34 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (12.32%) TDD
8 26 (9.42%) Computer Science
8 26 (9.42%) Mobile Application Development
9 24 (8.70%) MVC
10 22 (7.97%) Unit Testing
11 21 (7.61%) OOP
12 19 (6.88%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.52%) Scrum
14 17 (6.16%) BDD
15 15 (5.43%) Test Automation
16 14 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (5.07%) SDLC
16 14 (5.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (38.41%) Java
2 102 (36.96%) Objective-C
3 99 (35.87%) Apple Swift
4 95 (34.42%) JavaScript
5 63 (22.83%) C#
6 49 (17.75%) Kotlin
7 29 (10.51%) PHP
8 23 (8.33%) SQL
9 17 (6.16%) Python
10 15 (5.43%) C++
10 15 (5.43%) ES6
10 15 (5.43%) Ruby
11 10 (3.62%) Perl
12 9 (3.26%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.81%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.09%) GLSL
14 3 (1.09%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.72%) C
16 1 (0.36%) ES7
Qualifications
1 31 (11.23%) Degree
2 16 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (14.49%) Xamarin
2 26 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.80%) Google
4 11 (3.99%) Apple
4 11 (3.99%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.81%) SAP
6 2 (0.72%) Facebook
6 2 (0.72%) OutSystems
6 2 (0.72%) Twitter
7 1 (0.36%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.36%) Kony
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle
7 1 (0.36%) Progress
7 1 (0.36%) Samsung
7 1 (0.36%) Sencha