Period
to 24 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Mobile First skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile First over the 6 months to 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mobile First
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 814 1009
Rank change year-on-year +28 +195 +109
Permanent jobs citing Mobile First 397 441 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 335 380 279
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +14.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,725 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -12.50%

Mobile First 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 First
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile First in the UK

Mobile First
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mobile First in the UK

Mobile First
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile First over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile First in the UK

Mobile First
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile First 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 -1 362 £53,000 +6.00% 27
London -8 197 £65,000 +18.18% 13
UK excluding London +34 180 £40,000 -5.88% 16
North of England +9 63 £37,500 +11.11% 8
North West +3 42 £37,500 -7.41% 2
South East +55 36 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Midlands +13 30 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Midlands 0 24 £35,000 +0.00% 1
East of England +36 22 £47,500 +26.67%
Yorkshire +18 21 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Scotland -4 13 £28,250 -33.53% 2
South West +13 10 £34,750 +6.92% 2
East Midlands +22 6 £46,250 -11.90%
Wales +18 6 £46,250 +32.14%

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Mobile First 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 First.

1 279 (70.28%) CSS
2 276 (69.52%) HTML
3 264 (66.50%) JavaScript
4 195 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
5 182 (45.84%) User Experience
6 166 (41.81%) HTML5
7 123 (30.98%) Responsive Web Design
8 116 (29.22%) Sass
9 111 (27.96%) CSS3
10 102 (25.69%) AngularJS
11 97 (24.43%) jQuery
12 96 (24.18%) Front End Development
13 95 (23.93%) Scrum
14 91 (22.92%) Git (software)
15 87 (21.91%) E-Commerce
16 83 (20.91%) MVC
17 81 (20.40%) PHP
18 75 (18.89%) Node.js
18 75 (18.89%) React
19 74 (18.64%) Mobile App
20 68 (17.13%) Retail
21 67 (16.88%) Finance
22 64 (16.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 64 (16.12%) gulp
23 60 (15.11%) Wireframes
24 58 (14.61%) Photoshop
24 58 (14.61%) TDD
24 58 (14.61%) Web Development
25 57 (14.36%) Web Design
26 56 (14.11%) CMS

Mobile First
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 56 (14.11%) CMS
2 27 (6.80%) WordPress
3 22 (5.54%) Umbraco
4 15 (3.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (3.53%) Drupal
5 14 (3.53%) Joomla!
6 13 (3.27%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (2.77%) EPiServer
9 9 (2.27%) Confluence
10 8 (2.02%) nginx
11 7 (1.76%) Apache
11 7 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.76%) Kentico
11 7 (1.76%) Marvel
12 5 (1.26%) IIS
13 4 (1.01%) IBM Domino
13 4 (1.01%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.25%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 58 (14.61%) Photoshop
2 25 (6.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (5.54%) InVision
4 13 (3.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (1.76%) UXPin
6 3 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.25%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (4.53%) Magento
2 11 (2.77%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.50%) Shopify
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.55%) npm
2 23 (5.79%) GitHub
3 21 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (5.04%) SaaS
5 18 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (4.28%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.51%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (1.01%) Basecamp
8 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.01%) Heroku
9 3 (0.76%) Slack
10 2 (0.50%) Google Play
10 2 (0.50%) IaaS
10 2 (0.50%) PaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.25%) Asana
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.25%) SMS
2 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.11%) MySQL
2 28 (7.05%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.04%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.76%) InterSystems Cache
6 5 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.26%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.26%) Redis
7 4 (1.01%) Big Data
7 4 (1.01%) MariaDB
7 4 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.50%) KDB
9 2 (0.50%) Kdb+
9 2 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 91 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 64 (16.12%) gulp
3 35 (8.82%) Grunt
4 29 (7.30%) JIRA
5 23 (5.79%) Visual Studio
6 21 (5.29%) Jasmine
7 20 (5.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 19 (4.79%) Bitbucket
9 16 (4.03%) webpack
10 14 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (2.77%) Karma Test Runner
11 11 (2.77%) Mocha
12 10 (2.52%) Axure RP
13 9 (2.27%) Gradle
13 9 (2.27%) Maven
13 9 (2.27%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.76%) Android Studio
14 7 (1.76%) CasperJS
14 7 (1.76%) PostCSS
14 7 (1.76%) Selenium
General
1 68 (17.13%) Retail
2 67 (16.88%) Finance
3 41 (10.33%) Marketing
4 17 (4.28%) Advertising
4 17 (4.28%) Games
5 11 (2.77%) Back Office
6 10 (2.52%) Banking
6 10 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.01%) Automotive
8 4 (1.01%) Publishing
9 3 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 2 (0.50%) Front Office
10 2 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 238 (59.95%) Developer
2 85 (21.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 65 (16.37%) Designer
4 43 (10.83%) UX Designer
5 42 (10.58%) Senior Developer
6 34 (8.56%) HTML Developer
6 34 (8.56%) Web Developer
7 33 (8.31%) PHP Developer
8 32 (8.06%) HTML CSS Developer
9 25 (6.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 25 (6.30%) JavaScript Engineer
10 24 (6.05%) UI Developer
11 23 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (5.29%) Lead Developer
13 19 (4.79%) Programmer
14 18 (4.53%) Android Developer
15 17 (4.28%) Applications Developer
15 17 (4.28%) Junior
16 15 (3.78%) UI Designer
17 14 (3.53%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (70.28%) CSS
2 276 (69.52%) HTML
3 166 (41.81%) HTML5
4 116 (29.22%) Sass
5 111 (27.96%) CSS3
6 102 (25.69%) AngularJS
7 97 (24.43%) jQuery
8 75 (18.89%) Node.js
8 75 (18.89%) React
9 64 (16.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 45 (11.34%) .NET
11 40 (10.08%) LESS
12 34 (8.56%) Ajax
13 33 (8.31%) ASP.NET
14 32 (8.06%) React Native
15 31 (7.81%) Web Services
16 25 (6.30%) JSON
17 22 (5.54%) REST
18 19 (4.79%) Semantic HTML
19 17 (4.28%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 182 (45.84%) User Experience
2 74 (18.64%) Mobile App
3 29 (7.30%) Augmented Reality
4 22 (5.54%) Fintech
5 17 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.78%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.52%) e-Learning
7 10 (2.52%) Graphic Design
7 10 (2.52%) Learning Management System
7 10 (2.52%) SCORM
7 10 (2.52%) Virtual Team
8 9 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.27%) Taxonomies
9 8 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.02%) Blog
9 8 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.76%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.82%) Android
2 34 (8.56%) Apple iOS
3 16 (4.03%) Linux
4 10 (2.52%) Windows
5 5 (1.26%) VMS
6 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (49.12%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (30.98%) Responsive Web Design
3 96 (24.18%) Front End Development
4 95 (23.93%) Scrum
5 87 (21.91%) E-Commerce
6 83 (20.91%) MVC
7 60 (15.11%) Wireframes
8 58 (14.61%) TDD
8 58 (14.61%) Web Development
9 57 (14.36%) Web Design
10 49 (12.34%) OO
11 48 (12.09%) Analytics
12 40 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (9.07%) BDD
13 36 (9.07%) OOP
14 35 (8.82%) User Stories
15 33 (8.31%) Prototyping
16 32 (8.06%) Content Management
17 28 (7.05%) Mentoring
18 27 (6.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 264 (66.50%) JavaScript
2 81 (20.40%) PHP
3 52 (13.10%) C#
4 44 (11.08%) Java
5 36 (9.07%) ES6
6 31 (7.81%) SQL
7 12 (3.02%) Python
8 9 (2.27%) Go
8 9 (2.27%) Scala
9 6 (1.51%) Apple Swift
9 6 (1.51%) Kotlin
9 6 (1.51%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.51%) Ruby
10 5 (1.26%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.01%) PHP 5
11 4 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.01%) VBA
12 3 (0.76%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (10.08%) Degree
2 21 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.76%) MCTS
3 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.01%) MCP
5 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.77%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) WAI
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
3 1 (0.25%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 14 (3.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Plesk
Vendors
1 47 (11.84%) Google
2 41 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 36 (9.07%) Adobe
4 28 (7.05%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.02%) Zend
6 7 (1.76%) Twitter
7 6 (1.51%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.26%) SAP
9 4 (1.01%) Hotjar
10 2 (0.50%) Apple
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.50%) Facebook
10 2 (0.50%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle
10 2 (0.50%) Progress
10 2 (0.50%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.50%) Solace
10 2 (0.50%) StreamBase
11 1 (0.25%) Mapbox
11 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com