Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mobile Development
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 337 316
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 -26
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Development 1716 1822 2294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.95% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.06% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1620 2004
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 156716 171785 194539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.13% 88.29%
Number of salaries quoted 123459 143267 159915
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 0 1590 £47,500 -3.06% 110
UK excluding London +47 1097 £40,000 - 64
London -50 606 £57,500 -4.17% 47
South East +22 319 £42,500 -5.56% 13
Midlands +84 225 £37,500 +15.38% 23
North of England +53 187 £40,000 -5.88% 15
West Midlands +42 159 £37,500 +15.38% 7
East of England +50 151 £46,500 +3.33% 8
North West +17 110 £42,500 - 12
South West -45 104 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Scotland +22 95 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +64 66 £30,500 -32.22% 15
Yorkshire +32 62 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North East +25 15 £45,000 -10.00%
Wales +16 13 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland -15 6 £35,000 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Mobile Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Mobile Development.

1 827 (48.19%) JavaScript
1 827 (48.19%) Apple iOS
2 815 (47.49%) Agile Software Development
3 788 (45.92%) Android
4 707 (41.20%) HTML
5 636 (37.06%) C#
6 594 (34.62%) CSS
7 557 (32.46%) .NET
8 539 (31.41%) iOS Development
9 514 (29.95%) Android Development
10 498 (29.02%) AngularJS
11 487 (28.38%) Mobile App
12 456 (26.57%) Java
13 396 (23.08%) MVC
14 383 (22.32%) Git (software)
15 360 (20.98%) ASP.NET
16 355 (20.69%) SQL
17 347 (20.22%) Scrum
18 345 (20.10%) TDD
19 325 (18.94%) User Experience
20 321 (18.71%) HTML5
21 301 (17.54%) SQL Server
22 299 (17.42%) Objective-C
23 295 (17.19%) Web Development
24 281 (16.38%) Xamarin
25 273 (15.91%) jQuery
26 257 (14.98%) Finance
27 253 (14.74%) Degree
28 250 (14.57%) Apple Swift
29 244 (14.22%) Software Engineering

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 90 (5.24%) CMS
2 43 (2.51%) Apache
2 43 (2.51%) IIS
3 41 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
4 35 (2.04%) Drupal
5 32 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (1.52%) SharePoint
7 24 (1.40%) Umbraco
8 19 (1.11%) WordPress
9 18 (1.05%) JBoss
10 17 (0.99%) Alfresco
10 17 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
10 17 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 17 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.93%) Joomla!
11 16 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.82%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.64%) Ethereum
14 10 (0.58%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 62 (3.61%) Photoshop
2 30 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.64%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.35%) GIMP
7 3 (0.17%) InVision
8 2 (0.12%) InDesign
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (0.64%) Magento
2 8 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.23%) Shopify
5 2 (0.12%) BASE24
6 1 (0.058%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.058%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 164 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (4.66%) SaaS
4 62 (3.61%) GitHub
5 50 (2.91%) Google Play
6 26 (1.52%) PaaS
7 25 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (1.11%) Office 365
9 17 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
10 10 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.58%) npm
11 9 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 9 (0.52%) Bluemix
11 9 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.52%) IaaS
11 9 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
12 8 (0.47%) iTunes
13 7 (0.41%) Google Analytics
14 5 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.34%) Intranet
2 16 (0.93%) HTTP
3 14 (0.82%) Internet
4 13 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.76%) Wireless
5 12 (0.70%) Extranet
6 8 (0.47%) iBeacon
6 8 (0.47%) SSH
7 6 (0.35%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.35%) LDAP
8 5 (0.29%) HbbTV
8 5 (0.29%) VoIP
9 4 (0.23%) SMS
9 4 (0.23%) SMTP
10 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.17%) RS-232
11 2 (0.12%) Modbus
11 2 (0.12%) NFC
11 2 (0.12%) Profibus
12 1 (0.058%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 149 (8.68%) MySQL
3 135 (7.87%) MongoDB
4 129 (7.52%) NoSQL
5 61 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 44 (2.56%) Big Data
6 44 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 33 (1.92%) DocumentDB
10 32 (1.86%) Blockchain
11 21 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (0.93%) Mixpanel
15 14 (0.82%) CouchDB
15 14 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.82%) SQLite
16 12 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 383 (22.32%) Git (software)
2 133 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 110 (6.41%) Subversion
4 97 (5.65%) Xcode
5 95 (5.54%) JIRA
6 91 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 72 (4.20%) Jenkins
8 65 (3.79%) Android Studio
9 64 (3.73%) Selenium
10 55 (3.21%) Maven
11 35 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 34 (1.98%) Gradle
12 34 (1.98%) JUnit
13 33 (1.92%) NUnit
14 29 (1.69%) webpack
15 27 (1.57%) git-flow
15 27 (1.57%) Mockito
16 26 (1.52%) Jasmine
17 25 (1.46%) gulp
17 25 (1.46%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 257 (14.98%) Finance
2 87 (5.07%) Marketing
3 76 (4.43%) Games
4 60 (3.50%) Banking
5 52 (3.03%) Advertising
6 50 (2.91%) Retail
7 48 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 46 (2.68%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.98%) Electronics
10 26 (1.52%) Publishing
11 9 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.47%) Law
12 8 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.29%) Automotive
13 5 (0.29%) Legal
13 5 (0.29%) Military
14 3 (0.17%) Front Office
14 3 (0.17%) iGaming
14 3 (0.17%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1382 (80.54%) Developer
2 312 (18.18%) iOS Developer
3 287 (16.72%) Android Developer
4 276 (16.08%) .NET Developer
5 251 (14.63%) Mobile Developer
6 245 (14.28%) C# Developer
7 201 (11.71%) Senior Developer
8 174 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 156 (9.09%) Software Developer
10 132 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
11 127 (7.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 123 (7.17%) JavaScript Developer
13 122 (7.11%) Java Developer
14 104 (6.06%) iOS Android Developer
15 96 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 85 (4.95%) Junior
17 81 (4.72%) PHP Developer
18 80 (4.66%) Software Engineer
19 76 (4.43%) Applications Developer
19 76 (4.43%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 707 (41.20%) HTML
2 594 (34.62%) CSS
3 557 (32.46%) .NET
4 498 (29.02%) AngularJS
5 360 (20.98%) ASP.NET
6 321 (18.71%) HTML5
7 273 (15.91%) jQuery
8 199 (11.60%) Web Services
9 198 (11.54%) XML
10 197 (11.48%) JSON
11 182 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 173 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 165 (9.62%) REST
14 160 (9.32%) CSS3
15 148 (8.62%) Node.js
16 145 (8.45%) React
17 119 (6.93%) RESTful
18 112 (6.53%) .NET Framework
19 85 (4.95%) Ajax
19 85 (4.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 487 (28.38%) Mobile App
2 325 (18.94%) User Experience
3 172 (10.02%) Computer Science
4 123 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
5 92 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (4.84%) Fintech
7 38 (2.21%) Clustering
8 37 (2.16%) iPad
9 30 (1.75%) Augmented Reality
10 22 (1.28%) mHealth
11 21 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.17%) iPhone
13 18 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.05%) Social Media
14 15 (0.87%) Animation
15 14 (0.82%) Life Science
15 14 (0.82%) Smartphone
15 14 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.76%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 827 (48.19%) Apple iOS
2 788 (45.92%) Android
3 206 (12.00%) Windows
4 124 (7.23%) Linux
5 38 (2.21%) Windows Phone
6 37 (2.16%) Unix
7 27 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
8 17 (0.99%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.29%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.17%) FreeBSD
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.058%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 815 (47.49%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (31.41%) iOS Development
3 514 (29.95%) Android Development
4 396 (23.08%) MVC
5 347 (20.22%) Scrum
6 345 (20.10%) TDD
7 295 (17.19%) Web Development
8 244 (14.22%) Software Engineering
9 234 (13.64%) OO
10 222 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
11 170 (9.91%) Test Automation
12 166 (9.67%) SDLC
13 155 (9.03%) Front End Development
13 155 (9.03%) Unit Testing
14 125 (7.28%) SOLID
15 120 (6.99%) DevOps
16 116 (6.76%) OOP
17 114 (6.64%) BDD
18 105 (6.12%) Kanban
19 104 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 827 (48.19%) JavaScript
2 636 (37.06%) C#
3 456 (26.57%) Java
4 355 (20.69%) SQL
5 299 (17.42%) Objective-C
6 250 (14.57%) Apple Swift
7 195 (11.36%) PHP
8 166 (9.67%) C++
9 100 (5.83%) Python
10 79 (4.60%) TypeScript
11 60 (3.50%) T-SQL
12 58 (3.38%) C
13 45 (2.62%) VB.NET
14 35 (2.04%) Ruby
15 25 (1.46%) Perl
16 24 (1.40%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.22%) PHP 7
18 20 (1.17%) ES6
19 16 (0.93%) F#
19 16 (0.93%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 253 (14.74%) Degree
2 121 (7.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.05%) MCP
7 14 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.41%) A+ Certification
9 5 (0.29%) CISM
9 5 (0.29%) CISSP
10 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.17%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.12%) PhD
12 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.058%) CCNA
13 1 (0.058%) ISEB
13 1 (0.058%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.058%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.43%) QA
2 5 (0.29%) COBIT
2 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.17%) TickIT
4 2 (0.12%) JTAG
4 2 (0.12%) PMO
5 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 74 (4.31%) Docker
2 10 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.29%) Firmware
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 26 (1.52%) Puppet
3 24 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.76%) Ansible
5 10 (0.58%) Nagios
6 7 (0.41%) Kibana
6 7 (0.41%) Rundeck
7 5 (0.29%) HockeyApp
8 4 (0.23%) logstash
8 4 (0.23%) Salt
9 3 (0.17%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.17%) Graylog
9 3 (0.17%) Terraform
10 2 (0.12%) Consul
11 1 (0.058%) AppManager
Vendors
1 281 (16.38%) Xamarin
2 237 (13.81%) Microsoft
3 111 (6.47%) Google
4 67 (3.90%) Oracle
5 66 (3.85%) Apple
6 46 (2.68%) Adobe
7 34 (1.98%) IBM
8 29 (1.69%) SAP
8 29 (1.69%) Sitecore
9 27 (1.57%) Atlassian
10 25 (1.46%) Appcelerator
11 22 (1.28%) Zend
12 21 (1.22%) Facebook
13 18 (1.05%) New Relic
14 17 (0.99%) AppDynamics
14 17 (0.99%) Cognizant
15 12 (0.70%) Sencha
16 8 (0.47%) JD Edwards
16 8 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
16 8 (0.47%) Salesforce.com