Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Application
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 84 105
Rank change year-on-year -12 +21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mobile App 895 210 242
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.27% 3.49% 3.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.25% 10.48% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 645 190 220
10th Percentile £36,750 £37,425 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,063 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.53% -2.11%
75th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £76,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -

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 10,851 2,003 2,723
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 39.59% 33.31% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7,935 1,777 2,293
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%

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 15 October 2021.

Mobile App salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 381 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (34.30%) Android
3 281 (31.40%) Apple iOS
4 278 (31.06%) JavaScript
5 205 (22.91%) User Experience
6 189 (21.12%) DevOps
6 189 (21.12%) Finance
7 184 (20.56%) AWS
8 179 (20.00%) React
9 177 (19.78%) .NET
10 165 (18.44%) Social Skills
11 161 (17.99%) Microservices
12 149 (16.65%) C#
13 148 (16.54%) React Native
14 146 (16.31%) Java
15 144 (16.09%) CSS
16 142 (15.87%) Mobile Development
17 140 (15.64%) Azure
18 139 (15.53%) Node.js
19 136 (15.20%) HTML
19 136 (15.20%) Software Engineering
20 129 (14.41%) Android Development
21 128 (14.30%) Mobile Application Development
22 123 (13.74%) Degree
23 122 (13.63%) SQL
24 120 (13.41%) Kubernetes
25 111 (12.40%) Full Stack Development
26 108 (12.07%) Scrum
27 107 (11.96%) Test Automation
27 107 (11.96%) Computer Science

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 58 (6.48%) CMS
2 35 (3.91%) WordPress
3 29 (3.24%) Apache Solr
4 24 (2.68%) Apache
5 17 (1.90%) Drupal
6 15 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.56%) Confluence
8 11 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.67%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.45%) Headless CMS
10 4 (0.45%) nginx
10 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.34%) Gunicorn
12 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.11%) IIS
13 1 (0.11%) JBoss
13 1 (0.11%) Jetty
13 1 (0.11%) Mendix
Applications
1 31 (3.46%) Sketch
2 26 (2.91%) Figma
3 9 (1.01%) Adobe XD
3 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.78%) InVision
6 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.34%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.22%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.11%) Marvel
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.67%) Shopify
3 4 (0.45%) Magento
3 4 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 184 (20.56%) AWS
2 140 (15.64%) Azure
3 62 (6.93%) GCP
4 61 (6.82%) Serverless
5 60 (6.70%) Firebase
6 46 (5.14%) Amazon S3
7 43 (4.80%) GitHub
8 31 (3.46%) SaaS
9 29 (3.24%) Power Platform
10 24 (2.68%) Heroku
11 19 (2.12%) AppsFlyer
11 19 (2.12%) Pushwoosh
12 18 (2.01%) Rackspace Cloud
13 17 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
13 17 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (1.68%) Google Play
15 14 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (1.56%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.03%) Internet
2 11 (1.23%) SMS
3 9 (1.01%) MQTT
4 6 (0.67%) Firewall
5 5 (0.56%) HTTP
5 5 (0.56%) Intranet
5 5 (0.56%) Wireless
6 4 (0.45%) DNS
6 4 (0.45%) SSL
6 4 (0.45%) VPN
7 3 (0.34%) LAN
7 3 (0.34%) Network Security
7 3 (0.34%) VoIP
8 2 (0.22%) DHCP
8 2 (0.22%) SAN
8 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.22%) WAN
9 1 (0.11%) BGP
9 1 (0.11%) DAB
9 1 (0.11%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (7.26%) MySQL
3 59 (6.59%) NoSQL
4 48 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 45 (5.03%) MongoDB
6 27 (3.02%) SQL Server
7 25 (2.79%) Power BI
8 19 (2.12%) Redis
9 18 (2.01%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.79%) Big Data
11 12 (1.34%) Amazon Athena
11 12 (1.34%) Data Lake
12 11 (1.23%) Amazon Aurora
12 11 (1.23%) Amazon QuickSight
12 11 (1.23%) OLAP
12 11 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.12%) Tableau
14 8 (0.89%) Geospatial Data
14 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 86 (9.61%) Git (software)
2 47 (5.25%) Jenkins
3 46 (5.14%) CircleCI
4 35 (3.91%) webpack
5 31 (3.46%) Octopus Deploy
6 27 (3.02%) JIRA
7 26 (2.91%) Mercurial
8 23 (2.57%) Bitbucket
8 23 (2.57%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.90%) Xcode
10 16 (1.79%) Selenium
10 16 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.68%) Cucumber
11 15 (1.68%) Cypress.io
12 13 (1.45%) Mocha
13 12 (1.34%) Appium
13 12 (1.34%) CocoaPods
13 12 (1.34%) Maven
14 11 (1.23%) SpecFlow
15 10 (1.12%) Jasmine
General
1 189 (21.12%) Finance
2 165 (18.44%) Social Skills
3 74 (8.27%) Games
4 66 (7.37%) Retail
5 57 (6.37%) Marketing
6 46 (5.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 35 (3.91%) Banking
8 30 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (3.13%) Law
10 21 (2.35%) Legal
11 17 (1.90%) Electronics
12 16 (1.79%) Organisational Skills
12 16 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (1.68%) Manufacturing
14 10 (1.12%) Public Sector
15 8 (0.89%) Advertising
16 6 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
17 5 (0.56%) Automotive
17 5 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
17 5 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 480 (53.63%) Developer
2 114 (12.74%) Mobile Developer
3 104 (11.62%) Applications Developer
4 89 (9.94%) Senior Developer
5 81 (9.05%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 72 (8.04%) React Developer
7 59 (6.59%) Designer
8 56 (6.26%) iOS Developer
9 55 (6.15%) Android Developer
10 46 (5.14%) Backend Developer
11 44 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
12 42 (4.69%) Software Engineer
13 41 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
14 37 (4.13%) UI Designer
15 36 (4.02%) Software Developer
16 31 (3.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 29 (3.24%) PHP Developer
18 27 (3.02%) Lead Developer
18 27 (3.02%) Project Manager
19 24 (2.68%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (20.00%) React
2 177 (19.78%) .NET
3 148 (16.54%) React Native
4 144 (16.09%) CSS
5 139 (15.53%) Node.js
6 136 (15.20%) HTML
7 81 (9.05%) RESTful
8 70 (7.82%) REST
9 63 (7.04%) .NET Core
10 60 (6.70%) AngularJS
11 58 (6.48%) Web Services
12 48 (5.36%) GraphQL
13 41 (4.58%) JSON
14 39 (4.36%) Express
14 39 (4.36%) HTML5
15 34 (3.80%) Jest
15 34 (3.80%) Sass
16 32 (3.58%) Laravel
17 31 (3.46%) Next.js
17 31 (3.46%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 205 (22.91%) User Experience
2 66 (7.37%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (5.14%) Virtual Team
4 28 (3.13%) Animation
5 24 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (2.12%) Internet of Things
6 19 (2.12%) Social Media
7 18 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 18 (2.01%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.90%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.12%) EPoS
11 8 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.89%) Legacy Code
11 8 (0.89%) Online Games
12 7 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.67%) BYOD
13 6 (0.67%) FMCG
13 6 (0.67%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 307 (34.30%) Android
2 281 (31.40%) Apple iOS
3 41 (4.58%) Linux
4 30 (3.35%) Windows
5 7 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.34%) Unix
8 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) Debian
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (21.12%) DevOps
3 161 (17.99%) Microservices
4 142 (15.87%) Mobile Development
5 136 (15.20%) Software Engineering
6 129 (14.41%) Android Development
7 128 (14.30%) Mobile Application Development
8 111 (12.40%) Full Stack Development
9 108 (12.07%) Scrum
10 107 (11.96%) Computer Science
10 107 (11.96%) Test Automation
11 105 (11.73%) iOS Development
12 96 (10.73%) TDD
13 93 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
14 90 (10.06%) Mentoring
15 78 (8.72%) Analytics
15 78 (8.72%) SDLC
16 75 (8.38%) Fintech
17 73 (8.16%) Clean Code
18 69 (7.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 278 (31.06%) JavaScript
2 149 (16.65%) C#
3 146 (16.31%) Java
4 122 (13.63%) SQL
5 96 (10.73%) Kotlin
6 95 (10.61%) TypeScript
7 91 (10.17%) Python
8 79 (8.83%) Apple Swift
9 63 (7.04%) PHP
10 31 (3.46%) C
11 26 (2.91%) Go
12 21 (2.35%) Objective-C
12 21 (2.35%) Ruby
13 18 (2.01%) Scala
14 17 (1.90%) Elm
15 16 (1.79%) C++
16 13 (1.45%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.23%) Java 8
19 9 (1.01%) Rust
Qualifications
1 123 (13.74%) Degree
2 72 (8.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.34%) DBS Check
4 11 (1.23%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.78%) MCSE
7 5 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.56%) CREST Certified
7 5 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.56%) OSCP
8 3 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.34%) OSCE
8 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.34%) PMP
8 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.22%) Tigerscheme
10 1 (0.11%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.04%) QA
2 37 (4.13%) Accessibility
3 15 (1.68%) GDPR
4 14 (1.56%) SLA
5 7 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.78%) WCAG
6 4 (0.45%) PMO
7 2 (0.22%) NIST
System Software
1 91 (10.17%) Docker
2 22 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.22%) Firmware
4 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.11%) iptables
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 120 (13.41%) Kubernetes
2 60 (6.70%) Terraform
3 11 (1.23%) Ansible
3 11 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (1.12%) Grafana
5 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (0.78%) SCCM
6 5 (0.56%) Packer
7 3 (0.34%) Mesos
7 3 (0.34%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.11%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.11%) Graylog
9 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.11%) Istio
9 1 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.11%) linkerd
9 1 (0.11%) Opsgenie
9 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.94%) Google
3 39 (4.36%) Xamarin
4 35 (3.91%) Apple
5 34 (3.80%) Adobe
6 18 (2.01%) Oracle
6 18 (2.01%) Rackspace
7 11 (1.23%) SAP
8 10 (1.12%) VMware
9 8 (0.89%) Citrix
10 7 (0.78%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.78%) Okta
11 5 (0.56%) Facebook
11 5 (0.56%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.56%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.45%) hybris
13 3 (0.34%) Mercator
13 3 (0.34%) PayPal
13 3 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.34%) Splunk