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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 88 101 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Android 68 64 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.17% 1.95% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.66% 6.84% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 54 48 36
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
785 936 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.00% 28.59% 26.85%
Number of salaries quoted 482 560 539
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +3 30 £35,000 -2.77% 4
Glasgow +9 22 £41,250 +10.00% 7
Dundee +7 7 £35,000 +21.73% 3
West Lothian - 5 £35,000 - 1
Fife +5 3 £29,000 -
Aberdeen +6 1 £37,500 -1.96% 1
Android
UK

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 120 (71.01%) Apple iOS
2 67 (39.64%) Android Development
3 58 (34.32%) Java
4 56 (33.14%) HTML
5 55 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (28.99%) JavaScript
6 49 (28.99%) iOS Development
7 47 (27.81%) CSS
8 43 (25.44%) C#
9 42 (24.85%) Windows
10 40 (23.67%) C++
11 37 (21.89%) HTML5
12 36 (21.30%) REST
13 34 (20.12%) SQL Server
14 32 (18.93%) Degree
15 31 (18.34%) JSON
15 31 (18.34%) Linux
15 31 (18.34%) OO
16 30 (17.75%) Web Services
17 29 (17.16%) .NET
18 27 (15.98%) MVC
18 27 (15.98%) Games
18 27 (15.98%) Software Engineering
18 27 (15.98%) jQuery
19 21 (12.43%) Objective-C
20 20 (11.83%) MySQL
20 20 (11.83%) C
20 20 (11.83%) Mobile App
21 18 (10.65%) Mobile Games
21 18 (10.65%) User Experience

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (5.33%) WordPress
2 6 (3.55%) ExpressionEngine
2 6 (3.55%) Node.js
2 6 (3.55%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.96%) IIS
3 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.37%) CMS
5 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.18%) Lync
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.51%) Internet
2 5 (2.96%) iBeacon
3 4 (2.37%) DHCP
4 3 (1.78%) VoIP
4 3 (1.78%) DNS
5 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.83%) MySQL
3 9 (5.33%) SQLite
4 5 (2.96%) Datomic
5 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 16 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.10%) Xcode
3 10 (5.92%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.33%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (4.14%) Subversion
5 7 (4.14%) Maven
5 7 (4.14%) Selenium
5 7 (4.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 6 (3.55%) LLVM
6 6 (3.55%) Gradle
6 6 (3.55%) GCC
7 5 (2.96%) Appium
7 5 (2.96%) Clang
8 4 (2.37%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.78%) Hudson
9 3 (1.78%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.18%) JUnit
10 2 (1.18%) Android Studio
General
1 27 (15.98%) Games
2 15 (8.88%) Retail
3 7 (4.14%) Finance
4 3 (1.78%) Dutch Language
4 3 (1.78%) French Language
4 3 (1.78%) German Language
4 3 (1.78%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
5 2 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 127 (75.15%) Developer
2 29 (17.16%) Lead Developer
3 22 (13.02%) Senior Developer
4 20 (11.83%) Mobile Developer
5 19 (11.24%) Web Developer
5 19 (11.24%) Software Engineer
6 17 (10.06%) Software Developer
7 15 (8.88%) Java Developer
8 12 (7.10%) Android Developer
9 11 (6.51%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.73%) C++ Developer
11 7 (4.14%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) PHP Developer
11 7 (4.14%) C++ Software Developer
11 7 (4.14%) iOS Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Lead PHP Developer
12 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (33.14%) HTML
2 47 (27.81%) CSS
3 37 (21.89%) HTML5
4 36 (21.30%) REST
5 31 (18.34%) JSON
6 30 (17.75%) Web Services
7 29 (17.16%) .NET
8 27 (15.98%) jQuery
9 16 (9.47%) Ajax
9 16 (9.47%) ASP.NET
10 15 (8.88%) SOAP
11 14 (8.28%) XML
11 14 (8.28%) OpenGL
12 11 (6.51%) Cocoa
13 10 (5.92%) Flash
14 8 (4.73%) CSS3
15 7 (4.14%) iOS SDK
15 7 (4.14%) Backbone.js
15 7 (4.14%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (4.14%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) Mobile App
2 18 (10.65%) User Experience
2 18 (10.65%) Mobile Games
3 14 (8.28%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.73%) iPhone
4 8 (4.73%) iPad
5 7 (4.14%) Social Gaming
5 7 (4.14%) Digital Media
5 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.96%) Social Media
6 5 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.96%) Semantic Web
6 5 (2.96%) GIS
6 5 (2.96%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.96%) Physics
7 4 (2.37%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.37%) Open Source
8 3 (1.78%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.78%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 120 (71.01%) Apple iOS
2 42 (24.85%) Windows
3 31 (18.34%) Linux
4 14 (8.28%) Windows Phone
5 7 (4.14%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (3.55%) Windows CE
7 5 (2.96%) UNIX
8 3 (1.78%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.64%) Android Development
2 55 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (28.99%) iOS Development
4 31 (18.34%) OO
5 27 (15.98%) MVC
5 27 (15.98%) Software Engineering
6 17 (10.06%) Scrum
7 13 (7.69%) TDD
8 9 (5.33%) Web Development
8 9 (5.33%) Automated Testing
8 9 (5.33%) DevOps
9 8 (4.73%) Information Architecture
9 8 (4.73%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.73%) OOD
10 7 (4.14%) Pair Programming
10 7 (4.14%) Project Management
10 7 (4.14%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.55%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (3.55%) Memory Management
11 6 (3.55%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.32%) Java
2 49 (28.99%) JavaScript
3 43 (25.44%) C#
4 40 (23.67%) C++
5 21 (12.43%) Objective-C
6 20 (11.83%) C
7 13 (7.69%) Ruby
8 12 (7.10%) PHP
9 7 (4.14%) PHP5
10 6 (3.55%) Python
10 6 (3.55%) SQL
11 5 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.96%) Perl
11 5 (2.96%) Clojure
12 3 (1.78%) ActionScript
12 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.18%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 32 (18.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.78%) HND
4 1 (0.59%) MCSE
4 1 (0.59%) CCNA
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Firmware
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.59%) UAG
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) ARCserve
1 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (5.92%) Google
1 10 (5.92%) Twitter
2 7 (4.14%) Appcelerator
2 7 (4.14%) Apple
3 6 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.96%) Adobe
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle
5 4 (2.37%) VMware
6 2 (1.18%) Alterian
6 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.59%) IronPort
7 1 (0.59%) SAP
7 1 (0.59%) Symantec
7 1 (0.59%) HP
7 1 (0.59%) Intel
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