Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > Scotland
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 131 145
Rank change year-on-year +34 +14 -51
Permanent jobs citing Android 92 98 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.36% 1.88% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.40% 9.61% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 72 66 59
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.02% +17.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,150 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,375 £65,000 £56,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 807 1,020 1,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.66% 19.62% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 499 701 647
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.09% -7.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Android as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Scotland

Android
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Android in Scotland.

Salary trend for Android in Scotland

Android
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Android in Scotland over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Android in Scotland

Android
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +29 60 £57,500 +29.21% 14
Edinburgh +36 25 £67,500 +28.57% 13
West Lothian - 3 £32,500 -
Fife - 2 £47,500 -
Aberdeen -7 1 £22,000 -41.33%
Dundee -10 1 £47,500 - 1
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Android.

1 70 (76.09%) Apple iOS
2 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (53.26%) Android Development
3 40 (43.48%) Mobile App
4 38 (41.30%) iOS Development
5 33 (35.87%) Mobile Development
6 30 (32.61%) Kotlin
7 27 (29.35%) Apple Swift
7 27 (29.35%) Java
8 26 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (25.00%) TDD
10 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
11 20 (21.74%) C#
11 20 (21.74%) User Experience
12 19 (20.65%) Objective-C
13 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
14 15 (16.30%) QA
15 14 (15.22%) .NET
16 13 (14.13%) HTML
16 13 (14.13%) Scrum
16 13 (14.13%) Apple
16 13 (14.13%) RESTful
16 13 (14.13%) AWS
17 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
17 12 (13.04%) Finance
18 11 (11.96%) MVC
18 11 (11.96%) SQL
18 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
18 11 (11.96%) Banking
18 11 (11.96%) Software Architecture

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) InVision
1 4 (4.35%) Sketch
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) AWS
2 6 (6.52%) SaaS
3 5 (5.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (4.35%) Google Play
5 3 (3.26%) Azure
6 2 (2.17%) iTunes
7 1 (1.09%) Office 365
7 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
1 2 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.09%) DHCP
2 1 (1.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.61%) JIRA
3 5 (5.43%) Android Studio
3 5 (5.43%) Subversion
4 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.26%) Xcode
5 2 (2.17%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.09%) Clang
6 1 (1.09%) Gatling
6 1 (1.09%) Grunt
6 1 (1.09%) gulp
6 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.09%) JMeter
6 1 (1.09%) Mocha
6 1 (1.09%) Selenium
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Games
4 3 (3.26%) Law
4 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Police
6 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (70.65%) Developer
2 30 (32.61%) Android Developer
3 29 (31.52%) Mobile Developer
4 18 (19.57%) Senior Developer
5 17 (18.48%) iOS Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Lead Developer
7 10 (10.87%) iOS Android Developer
7 10 (10.87%) Software Engineer
8 9 (9.78%) Applications Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Lead Android Developer
8 9 (9.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 8 (8.70%) Senior Android Developer
9 8 (8.70%) Senior Mobile Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Lead iOS Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Senior Applications Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
10 7 (7.61%) Xamarin Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Graduate
12 4 (4.35%) UI Designer
12 4 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) .NET
2 13 (14.13%) HTML
2 13 (14.13%) RESTful
3 11 (11.96%) Node.js
4 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.87%) JSON
4 10 (10.87%) Web Services
5 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (9.78%) HTML5
5 9 (9.78%) React Native
6 8 (8.70%) CSS
6 8 (8.70%) REST
7 7 (7.61%) React
8 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (5.43%) Android SDK
9 5 (5.43%) jQuery
10 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.35%) Core Data
10 4 (4.35%) RxJava
10 4 (4.35%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.48%) Mobile App
2 20 (21.74%) User Experience
3 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.35%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) iPhone
5 4 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.17%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.09%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.09%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 70 (76.09%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.87%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.09%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (53.26%) Android Development
2 38 (41.30%) iOS Development
3 33 (35.87%) Mobile Development
4 26 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (25.00%) TDD
6 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.13%) Scrum
8 11 (11.96%) MVC
8 11 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (11.96%) Software Architecture
9 10 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 10 (10.87%) Test Automation
10 9 (9.78%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (9.78%) Machine Learning
10 9 (9.78%) Microservices
10 9 (9.78%) MVVM
11 8 (8.70%) DevOps
12 7 (7.61%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.61%) Kotlin
2 27 (29.35%) Apple Swift
2 27 (29.35%) Java
3 20 (21.74%) C#
4 19 (20.65%) Objective-C
5 16 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.96%) SQL
7 8 (8.70%) Python
8 5 (5.43%) C++
9 3 (3.26%) C
9 3 (3.26%) Ruby
10 2 (2.17%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.17%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (2.17%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.17%) Delphi
10 2 (2.17%) Perl
10 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.09%) F#
11 1 (1.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) HND
2 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Apple
2 11 (11.96%) Xamarin
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.43%) Adobe
5 4 (4.35%) Google