Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Mobile Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Development over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mobile Development
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 370 359 310
Rank change year-on-year -11 -49 -22
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Development 1,428 1,520 2,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.86% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.97% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,258 1,361 1,941
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Mobile Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,865 157,457 184,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.53% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126,280 130,141 152,691
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,533 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.02% +2.17% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Mobile Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mobile Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Development in the UK

Mobile Development
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mobile Development in the UK

Mobile Development
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Development over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Mobile Development in the UK

Mobile Development
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Development within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 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 -14 1,337 £50,000 +5.26% 268
UK excluding London -36 844 £40,000 -5.88% 182
London +14 568 £61,250 -2.00% 103
South East -6 261 £40,000 -11.11% 37
North of England -17 169 £40,000 - 60
Midlands +16 159 £35,000 -9.09% 28
East of England +14 111 £50,000 -9.09% 22
North West -43 105 £40,000 -1.84% 38
West Midlands -25 85 £37,500 +4.17% 13
East Midlands +38 74 £34,000 -28.42% 15
South West -72 71 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Scotland -65 59 £42,500 - 11
Yorkshire +24 55 £40,000 - 20
Wales +11 12 £38,750 +3.33% 3
North East -14 9 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Northern Ireland -23 4 £40,000 +14.29% 3

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Mobile Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Mobile Development.

1 736 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 663 (46.43%) Apple iOS
3 643 (45.03%) JavaScript
4 630 (44.12%) Android
5 533 (37.32%) C#
6 531 (37.18%) HTML
7 488 (34.17%) iOS Development
8 466 (32.63%) CSS
9 453 (31.72%) .NET
10 446 (31.23%) Android Development
11 409 (28.64%) Mobile App
12 379 (26.54%) Java
13 351 (24.58%) AngularJS
14 318 (22.27%) Scrum
15 298 (20.87%) Git (software)
16 297 (20.80%) MVC
17 289 (20.24%) TDD
18 272 (19.05%) ASP.NET
19 268 (18.77%) User Experience
20 263 (18.42%) Web Development
21 258 (18.07%) SQL
22 252 (17.65%) Objective-C
23 251 (17.58%) Xamarin
24 241 (16.88%) SQL Server
25 227 (15.90%) jQuery
26 225 (15.76%) Finance
27 210 (14.71%) Apple Swift
28 209 (14.64%) Software Engineering
29 205 (14.36%) HTML5
30 194 (13.59%) Degree

Mobile Development
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 70 (4.90%) CMS
2 31 (2.17%) IIS
3 29 (2.03%) SharePoint
4 27 (1.89%) Apache
5 24 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (1.68%) WordPress
6 22 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 22 (1.54%) Umbraco
7 18 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (0.98%) Alfresco
9 13 (0.91%) nginx
10 10 (0.70%) Drupal
11 9 (0.63%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.56%) Joomla!
12 8 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
13 7 (0.49%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.35%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.28%) Confluence
15 4 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 43 (3.01%) Photoshop
2 25 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.28%) GIMP
6 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.070%) HipChat
7 1 (0.070%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (0.91%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.35%) Magento
2 5 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 108 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (4.41%) GitHub
4 56 (3.92%) SaaS
5 49 (3.43%) Google Play
6 16 (1.12%) Office 365
7 14 (0.98%) PaaS
8 13 (0.91%) npm
9 12 (0.84%) Bluemix
9 12 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
10 10 (0.70%) Slack
10 10 (0.70%) Trello
11 9 (0.63%) IaaS
12 7 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.49%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.42%) iTunes
14 5 (0.35%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.35%) TestFlight
15 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.61%) Internet
2 20 (1.40%) HTTP
3 18 (1.26%) Intranet
4 10 (0.70%) Extranet
5 7 (0.49%) SSH
6 6 (0.42%) iBeacon
6 6 (0.42%) SMTP
7 5 (0.35%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.21%) DAB
8 3 (0.21%) Skype
8 3 (0.21%) VoIP
8 3 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.14%) SMS
9 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.070%) Firewall
10 1 (0.070%) HbbTV
10 1 (0.070%) WPA
10 1 (0.070%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 115 (8.05%) MySQL
3 103 (7.21%) NoSQL
4 76 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 43 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (2.03%) Big Data
10 24 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.61%) Redis
12 20 (1.40%) Blockchain
13 18 (1.26%) SQLite
14 12 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
16 9 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (0.56%) CouchDB
17 8 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 298 (20.87%) Git (software)
2 75 (5.25%) JIRA
3 70 (4.90%) Xcode
4 58 (4.06%) Subversion
4 58 (4.06%) Visual Studio
5 57 (3.99%) Jenkins
6 43 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (2.59%) Selenium
8 36 (2.52%) Android Studio
9 32 (2.24%) Gradle
10 29 (2.03%) Maven
10 29 (2.03%) webpack
11 26 (1.82%) CocoaPods
12 23 (1.61%) gulp
13 22 (1.54%) Cucumber
14 21 (1.47%) git-flow
14 21 (1.47%) Jasmine
14 21 (1.47%) JUnit
15 20 (1.40%) NUnit
16 17 (1.19%) Grunt
General
1 225 (15.76%) Finance
2 89 (6.23%) Games
2 89 (6.23%) Retail
3 59 (4.13%) Marketing
4 50 (3.50%) Banking
5 45 (3.15%) Advertising
6 33 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.26%) Legal
9 15 (1.05%) Electronics
10 14 (0.98%) Law
11 12 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.77%) Publishing
13 8 (0.56%) iGaming
14 7 (0.49%) Automotive
15 6 (0.42%) Interactive Media
16 3 (0.21%) Military
17 2 (0.14%) International Banking
17 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.070%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,115 (78.08%) Developer
2 250 (17.51%) Mobile Developer
3 243 (17.02%) iOS Developer
4 199 (13.94%) .NET Developer
5 194 (13.59%) Android Developer
6 180 (12.61%) Senior Developer
7 168 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 135 (9.45%) Software Developer
9 115 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 93 (6.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 84 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 83 (5.81%) Lead Developer
13 80 (5.60%) Web Developer
14 79 (5.53%) Software Engineer
15 78 (5.46%) JavaScript Developer
16 76 (5.32%) Applications Developer
17 70 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 64 (4.48%) Junior
19 62 (4.34%) Java Developer
20 57 (3.99%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (37.18%) HTML
2 466 (32.63%) CSS
3 453 (31.72%) .NET
4 351 (24.58%) AngularJS
5 272 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 227 (15.90%) jQuery
7 205 (14.36%) HTML5
8 189 (13.24%) Web Services
9 151 (10.57%) Node.js
10 137 (9.59%) React
11 133 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 127 (8.89%) XML
13 123 (8.61%) JSON
14 115 (8.05%) CSS3
15 111 (7.77%) REST
15 111 (7.77%) RESTful
16 108 (7.56%) .NET Framework
17 104 (7.28%) ASP.NET Web API
18 98 (6.86%) React Native
19 84 (5.88%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 409 (28.64%) Mobile App
2 268 (18.77%) User Experience
3 143 (10.01%) Computer Science
4 116 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
5 98 (6.86%) Fintech
6 61 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (2.03%) Algorithms
8 27 (1.89%) iPhone
9 26 (1.82%) Mobile Games
10 22 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.33%) Clustering
11 19 (1.33%) Social Media
12 15 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (1.05%) iPad
13 14 (0.98%) Private Cloud
13 14 (0.98%) Smartphone
14 13 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.77%) BBC
15 11 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 663 (46.43%) Apple iOS
2 630 (44.12%) Android
3 127 (8.89%) Windows
4 92 (6.44%) Linux
5 34 (2.38%) Windows Phone
6 17 (1.19%) Nucleus RTOS
7 13 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
8 12 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.77%) Unix
10 9 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.070%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (34.17%) iOS Development
3 446 (31.23%) Android Development
4 318 (22.27%) Scrum
5 297 (20.80%) MVC
6 289 (20.24%) TDD
7 263 (18.42%) Web Development
8 209 (14.64%) Software Engineering
9 189 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
10 186 (13.03%) OO
11 151 (10.57%) SDLC
12 142 (9.94%) Test Automation
13 123 (8.61%) Front End Development
14 121 (8.47%) BDD
15 113 (7.91%) Unit Testing
16 106 (7.42%) Mentoring
17 97 (6.79%) OOP
18 95 (6.65%) DevOps
19 94 (6.58%) Mobile Application Development
19 94 (6.58%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 643 (45.03%) JavaScript
2 533 (37.32%) C#
3 379 (26.54%) Java
4 258 (18.07%) SQL
5 252 (17.65%) Objective-C
6 210 (14.71%) Apple Swift
7 164 (11.48%) PHP
8 124 (8.68%) C++
9 77 (5.39%) C
10 74 (5.18%) Python
11 68 (4.76%) T-SQL
12 46 (3.22%) Ruby
13 42 (2.94%) TypeScript
14 39 (2.73%) VB.NET
15 35 (2.45%) Kotlin
16 15 (1.05%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.91%) ES6
18 12 (0.84%) Scala
19 11 (0.77%) XAML
20 10 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 194 (13.59%) Degree
2 88 (6.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 14 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.56%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.42%) ISEB
8 6 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.35%) CISSP
10 4 (0.28%) CISM
10 4 (0.28%) MCP
11 1 (0.070%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.070%) GIAC
11 1 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.070%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.070%) MCSE
11 1 (0.070%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.070%) PhD
11 1 (0.070%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.48%) QA
2 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.28%) COBIT
4 3 (0.21%) TickIT
5 1 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (3.29%) Docker
2 20 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.14%) LXC
5 1 (0.070%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (0.77%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.49%) HockeyApp
3 7 (0.49%) Kibana
4 4 (0.28%) Puppet
5 3 (0.21%) Ansible
5 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.21%) Terraform
6 1 (0.070%) AppManager
6 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 251 (17.58%) Xamarin
2 187 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 97 (6.79%) Google
4 58 (4.06%) Apple
5 39 (2.73%) Oracle
6 33 (2.31%) Sitecore
7 22 (1.54%) Adobe
8 20 (1.40%) IBM
9 17 (1.19%) SAP
10 15 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.05%) VMware
11 14 (0.98%) Zend
12 8 (0.56%) Sybase
13 6 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.42%) Tableau
14 5 (0.35%) Autodesk
14 5 (0.35%) Facebook
15 4 (0.28%) Perforce
15 4 (0.28%) Samsung
15 4 (0.28%) Telerik