Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Mobile Software Engineer was £50,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Mobile Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1145 1196 1253
Rank change year-on-year +51 +57 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Software Engineer 37 29 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.016% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 32 29 48
UK median annual salary £50,750 £48,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.64% +21.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £74,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Mobile Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Software Engineer in the UK

Mobile Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mobile Software Engineer in the UK

Mobile Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Software Engineer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile Software Engineer in the UK

Mobile Software Engineer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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 +29 35 £55,000 +11.68% 4
UK excluding London +40 19 £45,000 +20.00% 4
London +7 18 £56,250 -16.67%
East of England +18 11 £45,000 +50.00% 4
South East +43 3 £30,000 -25.00%
North of England -7 2 £46,500 -4.12%
Scotland -15 2 £29,250 +8.33%
North West -20 2 £46,500 -4.12%
South West - 1 £45,000 -

Mobile Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Mobile Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Mobile Software Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (64.86%) Android
3 23 (62.16%) Apple iOS
4 22 (59.46%) Java
5 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
6 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
6 17 (45.95%) C++
6 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (43.24%) Mobile App
8 15 (40.54%) Python
8 15 (40.54%) Mobile Development
9 14 (37.84%) Android Development
9 14 (37.84%) iOS Development
10 13 (35.14%) Degree
11 12 (32.43%) BDD
12 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
12 11 (29.73%) CSS
12 11 (29.73%) TDD
12 11 (29.73%) Apple Swift
13 10 (27.03%) HTML
14 9 (24.32%) C
15 8 (21.62%) Objective-C
15 8 (21.62%) Computer Science Degree
16 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
16 7 (18.92%) QA
16 7 (18.92%) Scrum
17 6 (16.22%) C#
17 6 (16.22%) Banking
17 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
17 6 (16.22%) OO

Mobile Software Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) GIS
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (16.22%) gulp
2 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
2 5 (13.51%) Grunt
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) Xcode
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Gradle
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Automotive
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
1 11 (29.73%) CSS
2 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) CSS3
4 5 (13.51%) Apache Cordova
4 5 (13.51%) HTML5
4 5 (13.51%) PhoneGap
5 4 (10.81%) JSON
5 4 (10.81%) REST
5 4 (10.81%) RESTful
5 4 (10.81%) XML
6 3 (8.11%) OAuth
6 3 (8.11%) SAML
6 3 (8.11%) SOAP
7 2 (5.41%) Android SDK
7 2 (5.41%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.70%) Ionic Framework
8 1 (2.70%) Kafka
8 1 (2.70%) MvvmCross
8 1 (2.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Computer Science
2 16 (43.24%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Currency
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.70%) Contactless
6 1 (2.70%) Fintech
6 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Android
2 23 (62.16%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Mobile Development
4 14 (37.84%) Android Development
4 14 (37.84%) iOS Development
5 12 (32.43%) BDD
6 11 (29.73%) TDD
7 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
8 6 (16.22%) DevOps
8 6 (16.22%) OO
9 5 (13.51%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (10.81%) Cross-Platform Development
10 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
10 4 (10.81%) OOD
10 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
11 3 (8.11%) System Testing
12 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) C++
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 15 (40.54%) Python
4 11 (29.73%) Apple Swift
5 9 (24.32%) C
6 8 (21.62%) Objective-C
7 6 (16.22%) C#
8 2 (5.41%) Ruby
9 1 (2.70%) Go
9 1 (2.70%) Groovy
9 1 (2.70%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.70%) Scala
9 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.70%) Apple
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) Perfecto Mobile