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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 58 72 98
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Permanent jobs citing Android 127 113 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.86% 3.06% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.01% 11.71% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 91 76 36
Average salary £38,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,750 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
846 965 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.68% 26.15% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 475 582 479
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +16 56 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Edinburgh -6 43 £34,000 -5.55% 11
Dundee 0 16 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Fife +2 6 £38,000 +21.60% 3
Stirling - 6 £26,000 -
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 137 (65.87%) Apple iOS
2 86 (41.35%) Java
3 79 (37.98%) Android Development
4 78 (37.50%) Mobile App
5 68 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (32.21%) Web Services
7 63 (30.29%) Software Engineering
8 57 (27.40%) iOS Development
9 52 (25.00%) C#
10 51 (24.52%) C++
11 50 (24.04%) SQL
12 49 (23.56%) Degree
13 45 (21.63%) XML
14 43 (20.67%) Windows
15 39 (18.75%) JavaScript
16 38 (18.27%) .NET
17 35 (16.83%) Computer Science
18 33 (15.87%) OO
18 33 (15.87%) Python
19 31 (14.90%) JUnit
20 30 (14.42%) Finance
20 30 (14.42%) Mobile Development
21 27 (12.98%) Microsoft
21 27 (12.98%) Scrum
22 26 (12.50%) HTML
23 25 (12.02%) Web Development
23 25 (12.02%) Spring
24 24 (11.54%) CSS
24 24 (11.54%) SDLC
24 24 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 15 (7.21%) Apache
3 7 (3.37%) ArcGIS
4 5 (2.40%) CMS
5 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.44%) Mule
5 3 (1.44%) Confluence
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (5.29%) MS Office
2 8 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.96%) InDesign
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.96%) GitHub
3 1 (0.48%) Trello
3 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) Wireless
2 6 (2.88%) SNMP
3 5 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.40%) LAN
3 5 (2.40%) WAN
4 4 (1.92%) DHCP
4 4 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.44%) DLNA
5 3 (1.44%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.44%) ICMP
5 3 (1.44%) HTTP
6 2 (0.96%) Firewall
7 1 (0.48%) SMS
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
7 1 (0.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.29%) MySQL
3 7 (3.37%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.37%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.40%) SQLite
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (14.90%) JUnit
2 19 (9.13%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.25%) Maven
4 12 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.77%) Eclipse
4 12 (5.77%) Subversion
5 10 (4.81%) Ant
5 10 (4.81%) JIRA
6 8 (3.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 7 (3.37%) Hudson
7 7 (3.37%) JMeter
8 6 (2.88%) Xcode
8 6 (2.88%) HttpUnit
9 5 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.40%) Selenium
9 5 (2.40%) Bugzilla
9 5 (2.40%) FogBugz
10 4 (1.92%) Android Studio
10 4 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.44%) WinDbg
General
1 30 (14.42%) Finance
2 23 (11.06%) Banking
3 20 (9.62%) Games
4 4 (1.92%) Retail
5 3 (1.44%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (39.90%) Developer
2 50 (24.04%) Software Engineer
3 16 (7.69%) Junior
3 16 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 14 (6.73%) Programmer
4 14 (6.73%) Android Developer
5 13 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.25%) Analyst
6 12 (5.77%) Junior Software Engineer
7 11 (5.29%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.29%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.33%) Consultant
9 8 (3.85%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.85%) Graduate
9 8 (3.85%) Security Analyst
9 8 (3.85%) Technology Consultant
10 7 (3.37%) QA Engineer
11 6 (2.88%) .NET Programmer
11 6 (2.88%) Java Web Developer
11 6 (2.88%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (32.21%) Web Services
2 45 (21.63%) XML
3 38 (18.27%) .NET
4 26 (12.50%) HTML
5 25 (12.02%) Spring
6 24 (11.54%) CSS
7 23 (11.06%) Hibernate
8 22 (10.58%) Java SE
9 20 (9.62%) RESTful
10 19 (9.13%) JSON
11 15 (7.21%) J2SE
11 15 (7.21%) ASP.NET
12 11 (5.29%) WPF
13 10 (4.81%) Ajax
13 10 (4.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 9 (4.33%) jQuery
14 9 (4.33%) SOAP
15 8 (3.85%) J2EE
15 8 (3.85%) Silverlight
15 8 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 78 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 35 (16.83%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.73%) GIS
3 14 (6.73%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 11 (5.29%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.37%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.88%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.88%) Physics
8 5 (2.40%) W3C
8 5 (2.40%) User Experience
8 5 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.92%) iPhone
9 4 (1.92%) Animation
10 3 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.44%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.44%) EPoS
10 3 (1.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 137 (65.87%) Apple iOS
2 43 (20.67%) Windows
3 23 (11.06%) Linux
4 18 (8.65%) UNIX
5 11 (5.29%) Mac OS X
6 10 (4.81%) Windows Phone
7 9 (4.33%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.37%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.92%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.44%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.96%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.48%) OpenWrt
12 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (37.98%) Android Development
2 68 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (30.29%) Software Engineering
4 57 (27.40%) iOS Development
5 33 (15.87%) OO
6 30 (14.42%) Mobile Development
7 27 (12.98%) Scrum
8 25 (12.02%) Web Development
9 24 (11.54%) SDLC
9 24 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
10 20 (9.62%) MVC
11 18 (8.65%) API Design
12 17 (8.17%) Stress Testing
12 17 (8.17%) Software Testing
12 17 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 15 (7.21%) TDD
15 14 (6.73%) Open Source
16 12 (5.77%) Project Management
17 11 (5.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.35%) Java
2 52 (25.00%) C#
3 51 (24.52%) C++
4 50 (24.04%) SQL
5 39 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 33 (15.87%) Python
7 21 (10.10%) Perl
8 20 (9.62%) Bash Shell
9 18 (8.65%) Shell Script
10 16 (7.69%) Ruby
11 15 (7.21%) C
12 12 (5.77%) Objective-C
13 8 (3.85%) Assembly Language
13 8 (3.85%) PHP
14 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.44%) Tcl
15 2 (0.96%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.96%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 49 (23.56%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) ISEB
3 7 (3.37%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.96%) HND
5 2 (0.96%) PhD
5 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PMP
6 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.65%) QA
2 6 (2.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.85%) XenApp
2 8 (3.85%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.92%) Firmware
5 3 (1.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) Iperf
2 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.54%) Xamarin
3 17 (8.17%) Oracle
4 12 (5.77%) Citrix
5 11 (5.29%) VMware
6 9 (4.33%) Apple
6 9 (4.33%) Sybase
7 5 (2.40%) Telerik
7 5 (2.40%) Alterian
8 4 (1.92%) Cisco
8 4 (1.92%) HP
8 4 (1.92%) Dell
8 4 (1.92%) Atmel
9 3 (1.44%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.44%) Google
9 3 (1.44%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.44%) Adobe
9 3 (1.44%) AppSense
10 1 (0.48%) Mitel
10 1 (0.48%) Altiris
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