Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 91 98
Rank change year-on-year -67 +7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Android 80 123 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.38% 2.64% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.75% 12.80% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 84 100
Scotland median annual salary £43,125 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +3.45% +24.29%
10th Percentile £29,875 £25,322 £30,675
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,032 961 1,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.84% 20.65% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 625 595 810
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -2.44% +6.49%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in Scotland

Android
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Android in Scotland

Android
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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
Edinburgh -25 41 £41,750 -7.22% 9
Glasgow -54 17 £47,500 - 8
Dundee +3 15 £44,000 +62.96% 1
Fife - 7 - -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 56 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 48 (60.00%) Java
3 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (47.50%) Software Engineering
5 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
6 22 (27.50%) C#
6 22 (27.50%) Android Development
7 20 (25.00%) CSS
8 19 (23.75%) HTML
8 19 (23.75%) Objective-C
8 19 (23.75%) Degree
9 18 (22.50%) C++
10 17 (21.25%) Windows
10 17 (21.25%) Mobile Development
11 16 (20.00%) iOS Development
12 14 (17.50%) Mobile App
12 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
12 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
13 13 (16.25%) iPhone
14 12 (15.00%) Web Services
14 12 (15.00%) PHP
14 12 (15.00%) Web Development
14 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
15 11 (13.75%) Marketing
15 11 (13.75%) Hibernate
15 11 (13.75%) Apple Swift
16 10 (12.50%) RESTful
16 10 (12.50%) Games
16 10 (12.50%) .NET
16 10 (12.50%) Python

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 3 (3.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.75%) SaaS
3 3 (3.75%) Firebase
3 3 (3.75%) iTunes
4 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.25%) GitHub
5 1 (1.25%) IaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
1 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) MySQL
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.75%) Ant
4 5 (6.25%) Android Studio
4 5 (6.25%) Gradle
4 5 (6.25%) JIRA
5 4 (5.00%) Maven
6 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.75%) Subversion
7 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 11 (13.75%) Marketing
2 10 (12.50%) Games
2 10 (12.50%) Law
3 7 (8.75%) Advertising
4 4 (5.00%) Finance
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 8 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Tester
6 6 (7.50%) Software Tester
7 5 (6.25%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Android Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Lead Android Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (5.00%) PHP Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Head of Development
9 3 (3.75%) iOS Android Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) CSS
2 19 (23.75%) HTML
3 12 (15.00%) Web Services
4 11 (13.75%) Hibernate
5 10 (12.50%) .NET
5 10 (12.50%) OpenGL
5 10 (12.50%) RESTful
6 9 (11.25%) React
6 9 (11.25%) React Native
7 8 (10.00%) CSS3
7 8 (10.00%) HTML5
7 8 (10.00%) Spring
7 8 (10.00%) WebGL
8 7 (8.75%) REST
9 6 (7.50%) Node.js
10 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.00%) Laravel
11 4 (5.00%) Retrofit
11 4 (5.00%) RxJava
12 3 (3.75%) Dagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 13 (16.25%) iPhone
3 12 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.25%) iPad
5 6 (7.50%) Digital Signage
5 6 (7.50%) User Experience
6 5 (6.25%) Social Media
6 5 (6.25%) Xbox
7 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.75%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (3.75%) PlayStation
8 3 (3.75%) STB
9 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.25%) Blog
10 1 (1.25%) Internet of Things
10 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 56 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Linux
4 3 (3.75%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (47.50%) Software Engineering
3 22 (27.50%) Android Development
4 17 (21.25%) Mobile Development
5 16 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
7 12 (15.00%) Web Development
8 9 (11.25%) Scrum
9 8 (10.00%) Analytics
10 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.75%) Game Development
10 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.75%) TDD
11 6 (7.50%) Customer Acquisition
11 6 (7.50%) Data Science
11 6 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (7.50%) Marketing Strategy
11 6 (7.50%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (7.50%) SDLC
12 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.00%) Java
2 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
3 22 (27.50%) C#
4 19 (23.75%) Objective-C
5 18 (22.50%) C++
6 12 (15.00%) PHP
7 11 (13.75%) Apple Swift
8 10 (12.50%) Python
9 9 (11.25%) Kotlin
10 6 (7.50%) ActionScript
11 4 (5.00%) C
12 3 (3.75%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.50%) GLSL
13 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.50%) SQL
13 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.25%) Perl
14 1 (1.25%) Ruby
14 1 (1.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.75%) ISEB
3 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) CISM
4 1 (1.25%) CISMP
4 1 (1.25%) CISSP
4 1 (1.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) GDPR
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Xamarin
2 3 (3.75%) Google
3 2 (2.50%) Apple
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) HubSpot
4 1 (1.25%) Intel
4 1 (1.25%) Marketo
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Panasonic
4 1 (1.25%) Saba
4 1 (1.25%) Zend