The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 64 93 140
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +47
Permanent jobs citing Android 118 63 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.19% 2.00% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.49% 7.72% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 78 37 24
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Android
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
945 816 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.58% 25.86% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 569 526 576
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Android across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Android
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Android across the Scotland region.

Android Salary Trend in Scotland

Android
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Android across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Android Salary Histogram in Scotland

Android
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 52 £36,000 -7.09% 3
Glasgow +8 43 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Dundee +4 12 £32,500 +8.33%
Fife - 3 £31,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Android.

1 136 (65.70%) Apple iOS
2 69 (33.33%) Android Development
3 59 (28.50%) C++
3 59 (28.50%) Linux
4 58 (28.02%) HTML
5 57 (27.54%) Java
6 55 (26.57%) JavaScript
6 55 (26.57%) iOS Development
7 54 (26.09%) CSS
8 47 (22.71%) C#
8 47 (22.71%) Software Engineering
9 46 (22.22%) Windows
10 43 (20.77%) Games
11 40 (19.32%) JSON
12 37 (17.87%) Degree
12 37 (17.87%) MVC
13 36 (17.39%) .NET
14 34 (16.43%) SQL Server
14 34 (16.43%) SOAP
15 30 (14.49%) C
15 30 (14.49%) REST
15 30 (14.49%) Mobile App
16 29 (14.01%) HTML5
17 27 (13.04%) Web Services
18 26 (12.56%) jQuery
19 25 (12.08%) iPhone
20 24 (11.59%) Computer Science
21 23 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
22 22 (10.63%) XML
23 21 (10.14%) ASP.NET

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Android also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Android. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.28%) Node.js
2 11 (5.31%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (4.83%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.73%) Internet
2 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.42%) DHCP
4 4 (1.93%) DNS
5 3 (1.45%) ATM
5 3 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.66%) MySQL
3 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.80%) Subversion
1 12 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.83%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.83%) Eclipse
3 9 (4.35%) Maven
4 7 (3.38%) JIRA
4 7 (3.38%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (3.38%) WinDbg
5 6 (2.90%) Gradle
5 6 (2.90%) Selenium
5 6 (2.90%) FitNesse
5 6 (2.90%) LLVM
5 6 (2.90%) GCC
6 5 (2.42%) JUnit
7 3 (1.45%) Ant
8 2 (0.97%) Xcode
8 2 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.48%) Grunt
9 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 43 (20.77%) Games
2 16 (7.73%) Electronics
3 13 (6.28%) Finance
4 11 (5.31%) Retail
5 9 (4.35%) Marketing
6 8 (3.86%) Banking
7 4 (1.93%) Military
8 3 (1.45%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.45%) French Language
8 3 (1.45%) German Language
8 3 (1.45%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.97%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (64.73%) Developer
2 42 (20.29%) Software Engineer
3 26 (12.56%) Software Developer
4 22 (10.63%) Web Developer
5 19 (9.18%) Lead Developer
6 18 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 17 (8.21%) Senior Developer
8 15 (7.25%) .NET Developer
9 13 (6.28%) UI Developer
9 13 (6.28%) Mobile Developer
9 13 (6.28%) UI Programmer
10 12 (5.80%) Android Developer
11 10 (4.83%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Architect
11 10 (4.83%) Junior
12 8 (3.86%) Test Engineer
13 5 (2.42%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.42%) Java Software Engineer
13 5 (2.42%) Senior Web Developer
13 5 (2.42%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.02%) HTML
2 54 (26.09%) CSS
3 40 (19.32%) JSON
4 36 (17.39%) .NET
5 34 (16.43%) SOAP
6 30 (14.49%) REST
7 29 (14.01%) HTML5
8 27 (13.04%) Web Services
9 26 (12.56%) jQuery
10 22 (10.63%) XML
11 21 (10.14%) ASP.NET
12 20 (9.66%) Ajax
13 17 (8.21%) Spring
13 17 (8.21%) Backbone.js
14 15 (7.25%) WCF
15 12 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (5.80%) Ninject
15 12 (5.80%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (4.83%) CSS3
17 9 (4.35%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.49%) Mobile App
2 25 (12.08%) iPhone
3 24 (11.59%) Computer Science
4 19 (9.18%) Mobile Games
5 13 (6.28%) Graphic Design
5 13 (6.28%) SystemC
5 13 (6.28%) Digital Media
6 8 (3.86%) Handset
7 7 (3.38%) Social Gaming
8 5 (2.42%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (2.42%) PKI
9 4 (1.93%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.93%) Open Source
9 4 (1.93%) iPad
9 4 (1.93%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.45%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.45%) PDA
11 2 (0.97%) Replication
11 2 (0.97%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 136 (65.70%) Apple iOS
2 59 (28.50%) Linux
3 46 (22.22%) Windows
4 9 (4.35%) Windows CE
5 7 (3.38%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.45%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (1.45%) UNIX
7 2 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.33%) Android Development
2 55 (26.57%) iOS Development
3 47 (22.71%) Software Engineering
4 37 (17.87%) MVC
5 23 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (10.14%) OO
6 21 (10.14%) Web Development
7 17 (8.21%) OOP
8 15 (7.25%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.76%) TDD
9 14 (6.76%) Web Application Development
10 12 (5.80%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (5.80%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (5.31%) Automated Testing
12 8 (3.86%) OOD
13 7 (3.38%) Pair Programming
13 7 (3.38%) Information Architecture
14 6 (2.90%) Memory Management
14 6 (2.90%) Game Development
14 6 (2.90%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (28.50%) C++
2 57 (27.54%) Java
3 55 (26.57%) JavaScript
4 47 (22.71%) C#
5 30 (14.49%) C
6 17 (8.21%) PHP
7 13 (6.28%) Objective-C
8 11 (5.31%) SQL
9 7 (3.38%) Python
10 5 (2.42%) Perl
11 4 (1.93%) Ruby
12 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.45%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.48%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 37 (17.87%) Degree
2 8 (3.86%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.42%) PhD
4 3 (1.45%) ISEB
5 2 (0.97%) HND
6 1 (0.48%) PMP
6 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) QA
2 7 (3.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (7.73%) Google
2 12 (5.80%) Twitter
3 7 (3.38%) Atmel
3 7 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.42%) Oracle
5 4 (1.93%) Adobe
6 3 (1.45%) VMware
7 2 (0.97%) Alterian
7 2 (0.97%) JBoss
7 2 (0.97%) HP
7 2 (0.97%) Apple
7 2 (0.97%) Xamarin
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