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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 74 93 98
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Android 83 69 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.70% 2.11% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.19% 7.23% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 63 49 34
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
742 955 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.10% 29.24% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 442 583 460
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +10.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Glasgow +30 34 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Edinburgh +1 30 £37,500 - 3
Dundee +13 9 £32,500 +8.33% 2
West Lothian - 4 £35,000 -
Fife +8 3 £29,000 -
Aberdeen +6 2 £37,500 -3.84%
South Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 109 (72.19%) Apple iOS
2 69 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (43.05%) Java
3 65 (43.05%) Android Development
4 54 (35.76%) JavaScript
5 51 (33.77%) HTML
6 50 (33.11%) iOS Development
7 43 (28.48%) CSS
8 35 (23.18%) Windows
9 33 (21.85%) OO
9 33 (21.85%) C#
10 31 (20.53%) Web Services
10 31 (20.53%) HTML5
11 30 (19.87%) SQL Server
12 29 (19.21%) Degree
13 26 (17.22%) Linux
14 25 (16.56%) C++
15 24 (15.89%) Software Engineering
15 24 (15.89%) REST
16 23 (15.23%) .NET
16 23 (15.23%) MVC
16 23 (15.23%) Scrum
17 22 (14.57%) Objective-C
17 22 (14.57%) JSON
18 21 (13.91%) Mobile App
19 20 (13.25%) MySQL
19 20 (13.25%) jQuery
20 19 (12.58%) TDD
21 18 (11.92%) Ruby
21 18 (11.92%) Git (software)

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (5.96%) WordPress
2 7 (4.64%) IIS
3 6 (3.97%) ExpressionEngine
4 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.31%) Node.js
5 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.65%) CMS
6 3 (1.99%) Apache
6 3 (1.99%) Lync
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.66%) JBoss
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) Internet
1 5 (3.31%) iBeacon
2 4 (2.65%) DNS
2 4 (2.65%) DHCP
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.25%) MySQL
3 11 (7.28%) SQLite
4 9 (5.96%) Datomic
5 4 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.66%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.95%) Xcode
3 10 (6.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.62%) Subversion
4 9 (5.96%) Maven
4 9 (5.96%) Selenium
5 7 (4.64%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 6 (3.97%) Appium
7 5 (3.31%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.31%) Clang
7 5 (3.31%) Hudson
8 4 (2.65%) Android Studio
8 4 (2.65%) Gradle
8 4 (2.65%) Ant
8 4 (2.65%) JUnit
9 3 (1.99%) JIRA
10 2 (1.32%) GCC
10 2 (1.32%) LLVM
General
1 14 (9.27%) Games
2 10 (6.62%) Retail
3 8 (5.30%) Finance
4 3 (1.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 113 (74.83%) Developer
2 21 (13.91%) Lead Developer
3 18 (11.92%) Mobile Developer
3 18 (11.92%) Software Developer
4 16 (10.60%) Software Engineer
5 13 (8.61%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.61%) .NET Developer
5 13 (8.61%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.30%) C++ Developer
8 8 (5.30%) Android Developer
9 7 (4.64%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.64%) C++ Software Developer
9 7 (4.64%) iOS Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Lead PHP Developer
10 6 (3.97%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (33.77%) HTML
2 43 (28.48%) CSS
3 31 (20.53%) Web Services
3 31 (20.53%) HTML5
4 24 (15.89%) REST
5 23 (15.23%) .NET
6 22 (14.57%) JSON
7 20 (13.25%) jQuery
8 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET
9 16 (10.60%) XML
10 12 (7.95%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (7.28%) Flash
11 11 (7.28%) Cocoa
12 10 (6.62%) CSS3
12 10 (6.62%) Ajax
13 9 (5.96%) Spring
13 9 (5.96%) Hibernate
14 8 (5.30%) iOS SDK
14 8 (5.30%) SOAP
15 7 (4.64%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Mobile App
2 18 (11.92%) User Experience
3 16 (10.60%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.96%) iPad
4 9 (5.96%) Semantic Web
5 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.30%) iPhone
5 8 (5.30%) Social Media
6 6 (3.97%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.31%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.31%) Physics
7 5 (3.31%) Mobile Games
7 5 (3.31%) GIS
7 5 (3.31%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.65%) Animation
9 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.99%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 109 (72.19%) Apple iOS
2 35 (23.18%) Windows
3 26 (17.22%) Linux
4 12 (7.95%) UNIX
5 11 (7.28%) Windows Phone
6 7 (4.64%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (3.97%) Windows CE
8 3 (1.99%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (43.05%) Android Development
3 50 (33.11%) iOS Development
4 33 (21.85%) OO
5 24 (15.89%) Software Engineering
6 23 (15.23%) MVC
6 23 (15.23%) Scrum
7 19 (12.58%) TDD
8 9 (5.96%) Unit Testing
8 9 (5.96%) DevOps
8 9 (5.96%) Functional Programming
9 8 (5.30%) OOD
9 8 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.64%) Web Development
10 7 (4.64%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.64%) OOP
10 7 (4.64%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.97%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (3.97%) Test Automation
11 6 (3.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 65 (43.05%) Java
2 54 (35.76%) JavaScript
3 33 (21.85%) C#
4 25 (16.56%) C++
5 22 (14.57%) Objective-C
6 18 (11.92%) Ruby
7 15 (9.93%) C
8 12 (7.95%) PHP
9 9 (5.96%) Clojure
10 7 (4.64%) PHP5
10 7 (4.64%) Perl
11 5 (3.31%) Python
11 5 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.65%) ActionScript
12 4 (2.65%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.99%) SQL
14 2 (1.32%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.32%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 29 (19.21%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.99%) HND
3 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) MCSE
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.32%) Firmware
2 1 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.66%) UAG
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) XenApp
2 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (5.30%) Google
2 7 (4.64%) Apple
2 7 (4.64%) Appcelerator
3 5 (3.31%) Adobe
4 4 (2.65%) Twitter
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle
4 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.99%) Sybase
6 2 (1.32%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.32%) SAP
6 2 (1.32%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) IronPort
7 1 (0.66%) Alterian
7 1 (0.66%) VMware
7 1 (0.66%) Symantec
7 1 (0.66%) Intel
7 1 (0.66%) Citrix
7 1 (0.66%) Facebook
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