Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mobile Development
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 384 325 317
Rank change year-on-year -59 -8 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Development 1,393 1,648 2,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.98% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.08% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,208 1,458 1,852
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 156,079 152,958 180,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.89% 90.52% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 125,673 125,376 150,299
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
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% - +3.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -58 1,291 £50,000 +5.26% 243
UK excluding London -43 868 £45,000 +12.50% 168
London -43 495 £65,000 +8.33% 86
South East -22 253 £45,000 +5.88% 29
North of England +14 244 £42,500 +6.25% 65
North West -13 124 £40,000 -5.88% 40
South West -29 102 £42,500 +21.43% 22
Midlands -70 102 £35,000 -6.67% 27
Yorkshire +61 95 £42,500 +21.43% 17
East of England -52 95 £52,500 -4.55% 14
Scotland -60 65 £52,500 +10.53% 9
West Midlands -80 55 £37,250 -0.67% 15
East Midlands +6 47 £32,500 +16.07% 12
North East +4 25 £47,500 +50.79% 8
Wales +5 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Northern Ireland -10 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 692 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 639 (45.87%) Apple iOS
3 605 (43.43%) Android
4 582 (41.78%) JavaScript
5 510 (36.61%) C#
6 499 (35.82%) HTML
7 485 (34.82%) CSS
8 466 (33.45%) .NET
9 464 (33.31%) iOS Development
10 419 (30.08%) Android Development
11 402 (28.86%) Mobile App
12 366 (26.27%) Java
13 349 (25.05%) AngularJS
14 329 (23.62%) MVC
15 326 (23.40%) TDD
16 286 (20.53%) Git (software)
17 284 (20.39%) ASP.NET
18 264 (18.95%) jQuery
19 262 (18.81%) Xamarin
20 259 (18.59%) Objective-C
21 254 (18.23%) SQL
21 254 (18.23%) Web Services
22 252 (18.09%) Apple Swift
23 238 (17.09%) User Experience
23 238 (17.09%) SQL Server
24 233 (16.73%) Web Development
25 228 (16.37%) Software Engineering
26 222 (15.94%) Scrum
27 216 (15.51%) OO
28 212 (15.22%) HTML5

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 60 (4.31%) CMS
2 43 (3.09%) IIS
3 32 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 30 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 28 (2.01%) WordPress
6 20 (1.44%) Apache
7 18 (1.29%) nginx
7 18 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 17 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (1.08%) EPiServer
9 15 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
9 15 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.93%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.72%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.57%) Joomla!
13 6 (0.43%) Drupal
14 5 (0.36%) Confluence
14 5 (0.36%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.29%) Ethereum
15 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.01%) GIMP
3 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.14%) HipChat
4 1 (0.072%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 32 (2.30%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.50%) Magento
3 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 127 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (4.45%) GitHub
4 57 (4.09%) SaaS
5 35 (2.51%) Google Play
6 31 (2.23%) Slack
7 28 (2.01%) Trello
8 16 (1.15%) Office 365
9 13 (0.93%) Firebase
10 10 (0.72%) iTunes
10 10 (0.72%) PaaS
11 9 (0.65%) Bluemix
11 9 (0.65%) IaaS
11 9 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
12 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.50%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.43%) npm
15 3 (0.22%) Flurry Analytics
15 3 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.87%) HTTP
1 26 (1.87%) Internet
2 10 (0.72%) Bluetooth
3 7 (0.50%) DNS
4 5 (0.36%) SSH
5 4 (0.29%) Skype
5 4 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.22%) SMS
6 3 (0.22%) SSL
7 2 (0.14%) Firewall
7 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.072%) AMQP
8 1 (0.072%) ATM
8 1 (0.072%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.072%) Network Security
8 1 (0.072%) WPA
8 1 (0.072%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 116 (8.33%) MySQL
3 112 (8.04%) NoSQL
4 66 (4.74%) Redis
5 61 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
6 58 (4.16%) Relational Database
7 55 (3.95%) Blockchain
8 49 (3.52%) MongoDB
9 31 (2.23%) Big Data
10 28 (2.01%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.86%) SQLite
13 10 (0.72%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.65%) Power BI
14 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.50%) CouchDB
16 7 (0.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 286 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 92 (6.60%) Xcode
3 88 (6.32%) JIRA
4 78 (5.60%) Jenkins
4 78 (5.60%) Subversion
5 72 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 64 (4.59%) Selenium
6 64 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 52 (3.73%) NUnit
8 44 (3.16%) webpack
9 40 (2.87%) Android Studio
9 40 (2.87%) Gradle
10 33 (2.37%) JUnit
11 32 (2.30%) Jasmine
12 30 (2.15%) SpecFlow
13 29 (2.08%) CocoaPods
14 28 (2.01%) gulp
15 22 (1.58%) Maven
16 20 (1.44%) Appium
17 19 (1.36%) Cucumber
General
1 191 (13.71%) Finance
2 95 (6.82%) Retail
3 52 (3.73%) Banking
3 52 (3.73%) Marketing
4 49 (3.52%) Games
5 44 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.87%) Advertising
7 13 (0.93%) Publishing
8 10 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.65%) Electronics
10 8 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.57%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.43%) Automotive
11 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.43%) Law
12 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.14%) iGaming
14 1 (0.072%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.072%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,135 (81.48%) Developer
2 270 (19.38%) iOS Developer
3 265 (19.02%) Mobile Developer
4 215 (15.43%) Android Developer
5 199 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 186 (13.35%) Senior Developer
7 153 (10.98%) C# Developer
8 129 (9.26%) Software Developer
9 105 (7.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 103 (7.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 93 (6.68%) Applications Developer
12 90 (6.46%) Software Engineer
13 69 (4.95%) iOS Android Developer
14 68 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
15 65 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
16 63 (4.52%) Junior
16 63 (4.52%) Web Developer
17 62 (4.45%) Junior Developer
17 62 (4.45%) Lead Developer
18 61 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (35.82%) HTML
2 485 (34.82%) CSS
3 466 (33.45%) .NET
4 349 (25.05%) AngularJS
5 284 (20.39%) ASP.NET
6 264 (18.95%) jQuery
7 254 (18.23%) Web Services
8 212 (15.22%) HTML5
9 200 (14.36%) React
10 185 (13.28%) RESTful
11 161 (11.56%) CSS3
12 157 (11.27%) XML
13 152 (10.91%) Node.js
14 141 (10.12%) .NET Framework
15 139 (9.98%) React Native
16 133 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 123 (8.83%) ASP.NET Web API
18 116 (8.33%) JSON
19 106 (7.61%) REST
20 96 (6.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 402 (28.86%) Mobile App
2 238 (17.09%) User Experience
3 143 (10.27%) Computer Science
4 111 (7.97%) Greenfield Project
5 92 (6.60%) Fintech
6 66 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 24 (1.72%) Smartphone
9 18 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.22%) Internet of Things
11 16 (1.15%) iPhone
12 14 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
12 14 (1.01%) Social Media
13 13 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.93%) NHS
14 12 (0.86%) Blog
14 12 (0.86%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.79%) Fat Client
15 11 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 639 (45.87%) Apple iOS
2 605 (43.43%) Android
3 94 (6.75%) Windows
4 74 (5.31%) Linux
5 31 (2.23%) Windows Phone
6 21 (1.51%) Nucleus RTOS
7 12 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
8 9 (0.65%) Unix
9 7 (0.50%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.43%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (33.31%) iOS Development
3 419 (30.08%) Android Development
4 329 (23.62%) MVC
5 326 (23.40%) TDD
6 233 (16.73%) Web Development
7 228 (16.37%) Software Engineering
8 222 (15.94%) Scrum
9 216 (15.51%) OO
10 207 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
11 179 (12.85%) Test Automation
12 167 (11.99%) Unit Testing
13 160 (11.49%) BDD
14 149 (10.70%) Front End Development
15 115 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
16 113 (8.11%) SOLID
17 103 (7.39%) DevOps
18 92 (6.60%) SDLC
19 81 (5.81%) Mobile Application Development
20 79 (5.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 582 (41.78%) JavaScript
2 510 (36.61%) C#
3 366 (26.27%) Java
4 259 (18.59%) Objective-C
5 254 (18.23%) SQL
6 252 (18.09%) Apple Swift
7 149 (10.70%) PHP
8 101 (7.25%) C++
9 63 (4.52%) C
10 52 (3.73%) TypeScript
11 50 (3.59%) Kotlin
12 46 (3.30%) Python
13 33 (2.37%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.72%) Ruby
15 23 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.58%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.08%) Scala
18 13 (0.93%) PowerShell
18 13 (0.93%) VB
19 11 (0.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 157 (11.27%) Degree
2 72 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.72%) Master's Degree
5 9 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.22%) CIPD
9 2 (0.14%) CCNA
9 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.14%) CISSP
9 2 (0.14%) GIAC
9 2 (0.14%) ISEB
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.14%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.14%) MCSE
9 2 (0.14%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.14%) SANS
9 2 (0.14%) SSCP
10 1 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (0.072%) GCP
2 1 (0.072%) GDPR
2 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.072%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (1.65%) Docker
2 7 (0.50%) LXC
3 5 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.22%) HockeyApp
1 3 (0.22%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.22%) Terraform
2 2 (0.14%) Kibana
2 2 (0.14%) Rancher
2 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.072%) Graylog
3 1 (0.072%) Nagios
Vendors
1 262 (18.81%) Xamarin
2 152 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 86 (6.17%) Google
4 58 (4.16%) Apple
5 52 (3.73%) Oracle
6 39 (2.80%) Sitecore
7 21 (1.51%) Adobe
8 20 (1.44%) ATG
8 20 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.86%) hybris
10 12 (0.86%) Mapbox
10 12 (0.86%) Zend
11 11 (0.79%) IBM
11 11 (0.79%) WorldPay
12 8 (0.57%) SAP
13 6 (0.43%) BT
13 6 (0.43%) Sencha
13 6 (0.43%) Twitter
14 4 (0.29%) Capita