Most popular platforms according to mobile app developers 2014

This graph displays the share of mobile app developers that were using different platforms when designing their apps. According to a survey, app developers' preferred platform is Android, with 70 percent of those surveyed using that platform. A further 51 percent of those surveyed responded that they used the iOS platform for their app development.

Share of mobile app developers using different mobile operating system platforms as of 3rd quarter 2014

Share of developers
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Release date

July 2014



Survey time period

3rd quarter 2014

Number of respondents

10,000 respondents

Special properties

App developers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*This figure includes developers who develop hybrid apps and apps developed with HTML5 but translated to native code.
Multiple answers were possible.

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