Period
to 27 November 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 88 123
Rank change year-on-year -53 +35 +49
Permanent jobs citing Android 670 296 189
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.30% 3.58% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.70% 16.55% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 510 271 173
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £75,000 £76,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,559 1,788 1,429
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 15.63% 21.63% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,682 1,627 1,263
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,800
25th Percentile £39,750 £38,750 £42,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +4.55%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £83,950
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Android
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Android as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Android trend for jobs with a WFH option

Android
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Android.

Android salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Android
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Android over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Android salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, Android job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Android.

1 503 (75.07%) Apple iOS
2 298 (44.48%) Mobile App
3 246 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
4 214 (31.94%) Android Development
5 211 (31.49%) Kotlin
6 178 (26.57%) JavaScript
7 175 (26.12%) Java
8 152 (22.69%) Mobile Development
9 145 (21.64%) iOS Development
10 144 (21.49%) User Experience
11 136 (20.30%) React Native
12 135 (20.15%) Social Skills
13 122 (18.21%) Apple Swift
14 110 (16.42%) Software Engineering
15 97 (14.48%) Finance
16 96 (14.33%) React
17 91 (13.58%) Git (software)
18 87 (12.99%) Azure
19 86 (12.84%) Microsoft
20 85 (12.69%) Degree
20 85 (12.69%) AWS
21 81 (12.09%) Firebase
22 74 (11.04%) Mentoring
23 73 (10.90%) DevOps
23 73 (10.90%) Windows
24 70 (10.45%) Node.js
25 69 (10.30%) Google
25 69 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
26 68 (10.15%) SQL
27 66 (9.85%) TypeScript

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 49 (7.31%) WordPress
2 38 (5.67%) CMS
3 25 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 24 (3.58%) Apache
5 22 (3.28%) Apache Solr
6 16 (2.39%) IIS
7 15 (2.24%) Confluence
8 12 (1.79%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.49%) nginx
9 10 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.30%) Headless CMS
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 53 (7.91%) Figma
2 16 (2.39%) Sketch
3 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.04%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.60%) InVision
5 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.30%) Marvel
7 2 (0.30%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.15%) InDesign
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.49%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.30%) nopCommerce
2 2 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 87 (12.99%) Azure
2 85 (12.69%) AWS
3 81 (12.09%) Firebase
4 42 (6.27%) GCP
4 42 (6.27%) GitHub
5 39 (5.82%) Microsoft 365
5 39 (5.82%) SaaS
6 22 (3.28%) OneDrive
6 22 (3.28%) Rackspace Cloud
7 20 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (2.54%) Google Play
9 16 (2.39%) Heroku
10 14 (2.09%) Azure Logic Apps
10 14 (2.09%) IaaS
11 13 (1.94%) Amazon S3
11 13 (1.94%) AppsFlyer
11 13 (1.94%) PaaS
11 13 (1.94%) Power Platform
11 13 (1.94%) Pushwoosh
12 11 (1.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.88%) DNS
2 23 (3.43%) Firewall
3 21 (3.13%) DHCP
4 20 (2.99%) Internet
5 19 (2.84%) VLAN
6 14 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 14 (2.09%) VoIP
6 14 (2.09%) VPN
7 12 (1.79%) IPsec
7 12 (1.79%) SSL
8 11 (1.64%) Bluetooth
9 7 (1.04%) RIP
10 5 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.75%) HTTP
11 4 (0.60%) MQTT
11 4 (0.60%) Network Security
11 4 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.30%) Multicast
12 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (8.96%) NoSQL
2 30 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 29 (4.33%) MongoDB
4 27 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 20 (2.99%) MySQL
7 13 (1.94%) Power BI
7 13 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.19%) Redis
9 7 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.75%) Tableau
11 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.45%) SQLite
12 2 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.30%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 91 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.42%) JIRA
3 35 (5.22%) CircleCI
4 30 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.84%) Appium
5 19 (2.84%) Mercurial
5 19 (2.84%) Xcode
6 18 (2.69%) Gradle
7 17 (2.54%) Visual Studio
8 14 (2.09%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.79%) Maven
9 12 (1.79%) TestRail
10 11 (1.64%) Crashlytics
10 11 (1.64%) Jasmine
11 10 (1.49%) Android Studio
11 10 (1.49%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.19%) CocoaPods
12 8 (1.19%) JUnit
12 8 (1.19%) Mockito
12 8 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 135 (20.15%) Social Skills
2 97 (14.48%) Finance
3 45 (6.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 41 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (5.37%) Marketing
6 33 (4.93%) Games
7 32 (4.78%) Retail
8 28 (4.18%) Presentation Skills
9 25 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (3.28%) Banking
11 21 (3.13%) Electronics
12 11 (1.64%) Legal
13 7 (1.04%) Advertising
14 6 (0.90%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.75%) Law
16 3 (0.45%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.30%) Automotive
17 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 359 (53.58%) Developer
2 86 (12.84%) Android Developer
3 68 (10.15%) Mobile Developer
4 58 (8.66%) Senior Developer
5 52 (7.76%) Applications Developer
6 48 (7.16%) Designer
7 45 (6.72%) React Developer
8 42 (6.27%) UI Designer
9 37 (5.52%) PHP Developer
10 35 (5.22%) Software Developer
11 34 (5.07%) UX Designer
12 32 (4.78%) UI/UX Designer
13 31 (4.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 28 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (4.03%) Lead Developer
16 26 (3.88%) Android Engineer
16 26 (3.88%) iOS Developer
16 26 (3.88%) Java Developer
17 24 (3.58%) JavaScript Engineer
18 23 (3.43%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (20.30%) React Native
2 96 (14.33%) React
3 70 (10.45%) Node.js
4 64 (9.55%) .NET
5 55 (8.21%) REST
6 53 (7.91%) RESTful
7 43 (6.42%) JSON
8 42 (6.27%) HTML
9 39 (5.82%) GraphQL
10 37 (5.52%) CSS
11 33 (4.93%) AngularJS
12 31 (4.63%) Laravel
13 23 (3.43%) Flutter
14 22 (3.28%) .NET Core
14 22 (3.28%) Web Services
15 20 (2.99%) Dagger
15 20 (2.99%) Vue.js
16 19 (2.84%) RxJava
17 17 (2.54%) Jest
18 16 (2.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 298 (44.48%) Mobile App
2 144 (21.49%) User Experience
3 26 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (2.84%) BYOD
5 17 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.39%) Internet of Things
7 14 (2.09%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.79%) Data Centre
9 10 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
9 10 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.34%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.19%) Online Games
12 6 (0.90%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.90%) Legacy Applications
13 5 (0.75%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (0.75%) Robotics
14 4 (0.60%) Animation
14 4 (0.60%) iPhone
14 4 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 503 (75.07%) Apple iOS
2 73 (10.90%) Windows
3 55 (8.21%) Linux
4 36 (5.37%) Windows Server
5 27 (4.03%) Windows 10
6 22 (3.28%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.75%) Unix
9 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (36.72%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (31.94%) Android Development
3 152 (22.69%) Mobile Development
4 145 (21.64%) iOS Development
5 110 (16.42%) Software Engineering
6 74 (11.04%) Mentoring
7 73 (10.90%) DevOps
8 69 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
9 63 (9.40%) Computer Science
9 63 (9.40%) Full Stack Development
10 61 (9.10%) TDD
11 60 (8.96%) Scrum
12 53 (7.91%) Test Automation
13 50 (7.46%) B2C
13 50 (7.46%) Mobile Application Development
14 49 (7.31%) Clean Code
15 48 (7.16%) Unit Testing
16 47 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (6.42%) Microservices
18 42 (6.27%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 211 (31.49%) Kotlin
2 178 (26.57%) JavaScript
3 175 (26.12%) Java
4 122 (18.21%) Apple Swift
5 68 (10.15%) SQL
6 66 (9.85%) TypeScript
7 64 (9.55%) C#
8 48 (7.16%) PHP
9 41 (6.12%) Python
10 34 (5.07%) Objective-C
11 32 (4.78%) C
12 17 (2.54%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.49%) C++
14 8 (1.19%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.19%) Go
14 8 (1.19%) PHP 7
15 7 (1.04%) Java 8
16 6 (0.90%) ES6
17 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (12.69%) Degree
2 54 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.34%) DBS Check
5 7 (1.04%) CCNA
5 7 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.60%) MCSE
7 3 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.45%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.30%) OSCP
9 1 (0.15%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.15%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) PhD
9 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.51%) QA
2 48 (7.16%) Accessibility
3 5 (0.75%) GDPR
4 4 (0.60%) PMO
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.09%) Docker
2 14 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.64%) BitLocker
4 10 (1.49%) vSphere
5 5 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.45%) Firmware
7 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 14 (2.09%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.64%) Terraform
4 9 (1.34%) SCCM
5 7 (1.04%) Ansible
5 7 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (1.04%) Jamf Pro
5 7 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (1.04%) WSUS
6 5 (0.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.30%) cPanel
8 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.15%) linkerd
8 1 (0.15%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 86 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 69 (10.30%) Google
3 62 (9.25%) Apple
4 38 (5.67%) Xamarin
5 22 (3.28%) Rackspace
6 21 (3.13%) Cisco
7 16 (2.39%) Adobe
8 14 (2.09%) VMware
9 12 (1.79%) Sage
10 11 (1.64%) Palo Alto
10 11 (1.64%) SAP
10 11 (1.64%) Sophos
11 10 (1.49%) Oracle
11 10 (1.49%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.04%) Facebook
12 7 (1.04%) Zend
13 4 (0.60%) Meraki
13 4 (0.60%) Polycom
13 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.60%) ServiceNow