Period
to 30 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Application
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 96 114
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 -17
Permanent jobs citing Mobile App 795 172 234
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.46% 3.17% 2.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.26% 8.93% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 586 161 207
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

Mobile App is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 8,586 1,926 2,843
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 37.41% 35.54% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,325 1,619 2,395
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,400 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,361 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.60% -4.40% +14.29%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,994
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.79% +0.94%

Mobile App
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Mobile App trend for jobs with a WFH option

Mobile App
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Mobile App salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Mobile App
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Mobile App over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Mobile App salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, Mobile App 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 Mobile App.

1 364 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (36.48%) JavaScript
3 275 (34.59%) Android
4 232 (29.18%) Apple iOS
5 188 (23.65%) React
6 184 (23.14%) User Experience
7 174 (21.89%) AWS
8 172 (21.64%) CSS
9 165 (20.75%) Social Skills
10 157 (19.75%) HTML
11 153 (19.25%) Finance
12 146 (18.36%) Microservices
13 141 (17.74%) Mobile Development
13 141 (17.74%) Java
14 138 (17.36%) React Native
15 135 (16.98%) Node.js
15 135 (16.98%) SQL
16 132 (16.60%) Android Development
17 129 (16.23%) .NET
18 128 (16.10%) Full Stack Development
19 127 (15.97%) Mobile Application Development
20 126 (15.85%) C#
21 124 (15.60%) Degree
22 123 (15.47%) Scrum
23 121 (15.22%) DevOps
24 115 (14.47%) Azure
25 106 (13.33%) Computer Science
26 103 (12.96%) Test Automation
27 102 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
28 98 (12.33%) Software Engineering

Mobile App
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 51 (6.42%) CMS
2 40 (5.03%) WordPress
3 33 (4.15%) Confluence
4 25 (3.14%) Drupal
5 23 (2.89%) Apache Solr
6 22 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (2.39%) Apache
8 14 (1.76%) Umbraco
9 11 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.63%) nginx
10 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.50%) Headless CMS
11 4 (0.50%) IIS
12 3 (0.38%) Gunicorn
13 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.13%) ArcSDE
14 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (3.27%) Sketch
2 24 (3.02%) Figma
3 11 (1.38%) Adobe XD
3 11 (1.38%) InVision
3 11 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.38%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.13%) Marvel
9 1 (0.13%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (1.38%) Magento
1 11 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
1 11 (1.38%) Shopify
2 9 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 174 (21.89%) AWS
2 115 (14.47%) Azure
3 61 (7.67%) Serverless
4 56 (7.04%) GitHub
5 53 (6.67%) Firebase
6 46 (5.79%) GCP
7 40 (5.03%) Amazon S3
8 37 (4.65%) SaaS
9 29 (3.65%) Amazon SQS
10 22 (2.77%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (2.26%) AppsFlyer
11 18 (2.26%) Pushwoosh
12 16 (2.01%) Heroku
13 13 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (1.51%) Bitrise
14 12 (1.51%) Rackspace Cloud
15 11 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (1.38%) Power Platform
16 10 (1.26%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.40%) Internet
2 9 (1.13%) SMS
3 5 (0.63%) HTTP
3 5 (0.63%) IKE
3 5 (0.63%) MQTT
4 4 (0.50%) Firewall
5 3 (0.38%) Wireless
6 2 (0.25%) DNS
6 2 (0.25%) Skype
6 2 (0.25%) SSL
6 2 (0.25%) VoIP
6 2 (0.25%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) AMQP
7 1 (0.13%) BGP
7 1 (0.13%) DAB
7 1 (0.13%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) Network Security
7 1 (0.13%) SNMP
7 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (9.69%) MySQL
2 73 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
3 53 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 49 (6.16%) NoSQL
5 48 (6.04%) MongoDB
6 38 (4.78%) SQL Server
7 29 (3.65%) Redis
8 26 (3.27%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.89%) BigQuery
10 11 (1.38%) Big Data
11 10 (1.26%) Amazon Athena
12 9 (1.13%) Amazon Aurora
12 9 (1.13%) Amazon QuickSight
12 9 (1.13%) Geospatial Data
12 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.13%) Power BI
13 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 77 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.42%) Jenkins
3 52 (6.54%) JIRA
4 32 (4.03%) CircleCI
4 32 (4.03%) webpack
5 29 (3.65%) Bitbucket
6 25 (3.14%) Mercurial
7 24 (3.02%) Cucumber
8 19 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (2.26%) Xcode
10 15 (1.89%) Cypress.io
11 14 (1.76%) Appium
11 14 (1.76%) CocoaPods
11 14 (1.76%) GitLab
11 14 (1.76%) Selenium
11 14 (1.76%) Visual Studio
12 12 (1.51%) Crashlytics
12 12 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.38%) Maven
13 11 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 165 (20.75%) Social Skills
2 153 (19.25%) Finance
3 90 (11.32%) Games
4 61 (7.67%) Marketing
5 43 (5.41%) Retail
6 42 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (3.52%) Banking
8 25 (3.14%) Law
9 21 (2.64%) Legal
10 14 (1.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 14 (1.76%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
12 12 (1.51%) Electronics
12 12 (1.51%) Telecoms
13 10 (1.26%) Public Sector
14 8 (1.01%) Automotive
14 8 (1.01%) Local Government
14 8 (1.01%) Presentation Skills
15 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 431 (54.21%) Developer
2 109 (13.71%) Senior Developer
3 76 (9.56%) Android Developer
4 66 (8.30%) Designer
4 66 (8.30%) iOS Developer
5 63 (7.92%) React Developer
6 58 (7.30%) Mobile Developer
7 57 (7.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 54 (6.79%) Applications Developer
9 48 (6.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 46 (5.79%) UI Designer
11 41 (5.16%) PHP Developer
12 38 (4.78%) Lead Developer
13 36 (4.53%) Backend Developer
13 36 (4.53%) Software Engineer
14 34 (4.28%) Software Developer
15 31 (3.90%) Analyst
15 31 (3.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 28 (3.52%) iOS Android Developer
17 25 (3.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (23.65%) React
2 172 (21.64%) CSS
3 157 (19.75%) HTML
4 138 (17.36%) React Native
5 135 (16.98%) Node.js
6 129 (16.23%) .NET
7 77 (9.69%) AngularJS
8 74 (9.31%) RESTful
9 67 (8.43%) REST
10 61 (7.67%) Web Services
11 52 (6.54%) HTML5
11 52 (6.54%) Laravel
12 44 (5.53%) jQuery
13 42 (5.28%) .NET Core
14 41 (5.16%) Vue.js
15 39 (4.91%) ASP.NET
15 39 (4.91%) CSS3
15 39 (4.91%) JSON
16 35 (4.40%) XML
17 33 (4.15%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 184 (23.14%) User Experience
2 84 (10.57%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (5.66%) Virtual Team
4 37 (4.65%) Animation
5 22 (2.77%) Cloud Native
6 19 (2.39%) EPoS
7 15 (1.89%) Social Media
8 14 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.51%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.26%) Internet of Things
12 10 (1.26%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.13%) Mobile Games
14 7 (0.88%) Graphic Design
14 7 (0.88%) Xbox
15 6 (0.75%) Legacy Systems
16 5 (0.63%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 275 (34.59%) Android
2 232 (29.18%) Apple iOS
3 36 (4.53%) Linux
4 30 (3.77%) Windows
5 9 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.25%) Unix
8 1 (0.13%) Debian
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (18.36%) Microservices
3 141 (17.74%) Mobile Development
4 132 (16.60%) Android Development
5 128 (16.10%) Full Stack Development
6 127 (15.97%) Mobile Application Development
7 123 (15.47%) Scrum
8 121 (15.22%) DevOps
9 106 (13.33%) Computer Science
10 103 (12.96%) Test Automation
11 102 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
12 98 (12.33%) Software Engineering
13 96 (12.08%) iOS Development
14 88 (11.07%) Mentoring
15 77 (9.69%) TDD
16 69 (8.68%) Fintech
17 68 (8.55%) Analytics
17 68 (8.55%) E-Commerce
18 62 (7.80%) OO
19 60 (7.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 290 (36.48%) JavaScript
2 141 (17.74%) Java
3 135 (16.98%) SQL
4 126 (15.85%) C#
5 93 (11.70%) Python
6 87 (10.94%) TypeScript
7 78 (9.81%) PHP
8 73 (9.18%) Kotlin
9 60 (7.55%) Apple Swift
10 29 (3.65%) Go
11 18 (2.26%) C++
11 18 (2.26%) Ruby
12 17 (2.14%) Scala
13 16 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.01%) Objective-C
14 15 (1.89%) Elm
14 15 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.38%) Java 8
16 10 (1.26%) C
17 9 (1.13%) Rust
Qualifications
1 124 (15.60%) Degree
2 71 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.76%) DBS Check
4 9 (1.13%) AWS Certification
4 9 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.50%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.38%) OSCP
8 3 (0.38%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.25%) OSCE
10 1 (0.13%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.13%) GPEN
10 1 (0.13%) GXPN
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.13%) OSWP
10 1 (0.13%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (10.31%) QA
2 38 (4.78%) Accessibility
3 22 (2.77%) SLA
4 20 (2.52%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.26%) GDPR
6 7 (0.88%) WCAG
7 4 (0.50%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) NIST
System Software
1 97 (12.20%) Docker
2 12 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.13%) iptables
4 1 (0.13%) KVM
4 1 (0.13%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 93 (11.70%) Kubernetes
2 70 (8.81%) Terraform
3 28 (3.52%) Ansible
4 15 (1.89%) Packer
5 7 (0.88%) Grafana
5 7 (0.88%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.38%) Mesos
7 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.13%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.13%) Graylog
8 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.13%) Istio
8 1 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.13%) linkerd
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.13%) Opsgenie
8 1 (0.13%) Puppet
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.04%) Google
3 33 (4.15%) Xamarin
4 30 (3.77%) Adobe
5 24 (3.02%) Apple
6 19 (2.39%) Oracle
7 16 (2.01%) Atlassian
7 16 (2.01%) SAP
8 12 (1.51%) Rackspace
8 12 (1.51%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.38%) hybris
10 8 (1.01%) Kony
10 8 (1.01%) Sage
11 7 (0.88%) Klarna
11 7 (0.88%) PayPal
11 7 (0.88%) Temenos
11 7 (0.88%) WooCommerce
11 7 (0.88%) WorldPay
12 5 (0.63%) Cisco
13 4 (0.50%) Mercator