Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 77 78
Rank change year-on-year -52 +1 +29
Permanent jobs citing Android 98 128 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.75% 2.78% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.93% 13.60% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 68 89 123
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,625 £24,921 £26,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £57,250
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 1,097 941 1,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.64% 20.43% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 714 614 902
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,983 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -35 43 £41,250 -8.33% 12
Glasgow -50 27 £47,500 +4.40% 2
Dundee -2 17 £37,000 +37.04% 4
Fife - 9 £19,250 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 60 (61.22%) Apple iOS
2 54 (55.10%) Java
3 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (48.98%) Software Engineering
5 34 (34.69%) Degree
6 26 (26.53%) Git (software)
6 26 (26.53%) Android Development
7 25 (25.51%) JavaScript
7 25 (25.51%) Windows
8 24 (24.49%) C#
9 23 (23.47%) Mobile Development
10 21 (21.43%) HTML
10 21 (21.43%) CSS
11 20 (20.41%) C++
12 18 (18.37%) Test Automation
13 17 (17.35%) Objective-C
14 16 (16.33%) Hibernate
14 16 (16.33%) Games
14 16 (16.33%) Ant
14 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
14 16 (16.33%) User Experience
14 16 (16.33%) Computer Science Degree
15 15 (15.31%) Android SDK
16 14 (14.29%) iOS Development
16 14 (14.29%) Android Studio
16 14 (14.29%) Mobile App
16 14 (14.29%) Game Development
16 14 (14.29%) RESTful
16 14 (14.29%) Web Development
16 14 (14.29%) PHP

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 8 (8.16%) Confluence
2 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
3 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Eloqua
1 2 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) SaaS
2 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.16%) Firebase
3 4 (4.08%) iTunes
4 3 (3.06%) Google Analytics
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.04%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.04%) PaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Office 365
6 1 (1.02%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.02%) SMS
2 1 (1.02%) VoIP
2 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.10%) MySQL
4 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.04%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.02%) GIS
5 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.33%) Ant
3 14 (14.29%) Android Studio
4 13 (13.27%) Jenkins
5 12 (12.24%) Gradle
6 10 (10.20%) JIRA
7 9 (9.18%) Subversion
8 8 (8.16%) Eclipse
9 7 (7.14%) Maven
10 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 16 (16.33%) Games
2 10 (10.20%) Advertising
3 8 (8.16%) Marketing
4 7 (7.14%) Law
5 5 (5.10%) Finance
6 4 (4.08%) Publishing
7 3 (3.06%) Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Electronics
8 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (25.51%) Software Engineer
3 21 (21.43%) Android Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Lead Android Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Lead Developer
5 9 (9.18%) Java Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Tester
8 6 (6.12%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.10%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.08%) PHP Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) CSS
1 21 (21.43%) HTML
2 16 (16.33%) Hibernate
3 15 (15.31%) Android SDK
4 14 (14.29%) RESTful
5 13 (13.27%) Spring
6 12 (12.24%) HTML5
7 11 (11.22%) CSS3
7 11 (11.22%) REST
8 9 (9.18%) OpenGL
8 9 (9.18%) Retrofit
8 9 (9.18%) RxJava
8 9 (9.18%) Web Services
9 8 (8.16%) .NET
9 8 (8.16%) Dagger
9 8 (8.16%) React Native
9 8 (8.16%) WebGL
10 6 (6.12%) React
11 5 (5.10%) Flash
12 4 (4.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Computer Science
1 16 (16.33%) User Experience
2 14 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 13 (13.27%) iPhone
4 9 (9.18%) iPad
5 8 (8.16%) Over-the-Top Content
5 8 (8.16%) STB
6 7 (7.14%) Social Media
7 6 (6.12%) Digital Signage
7 6 (6.12%) Xbox
8 5 (5.10%) Algorithms
9 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (4.08%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (4.08%) Data Structures
9 4 (4.08%) PlayStation
10 3 (3.06%) Graphic Design
10 3 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (3.06%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 60 (61.22%) Apple iOS
2 25 (25.51%) Windows
3 7 (7.14%) Linux
4 6 (6.12%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.06%) Unix
6 1 (1.02%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.02%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (48.98%) Software Engineering
3 26 (26.53%) Android Development
4 23 (23.47%) Mobile Development
5 18 (18.37%) Test Automation
6 14 (14.29%) Game Development
6 14 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 14 (14.29%) Web Development
7 13 (13.27%) Analytics
8 11 (11.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (9.18%) OO
10 8 (8.16%) Mathematics
10 8 (8.16%) Use Case
11 6 (6.12%) Customer Acquisition
11 6 (6.12%) Data Science
11 6 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (6.12%) Marketing Strategy
11 6 (6.12%) OOP
12 5 (5.10%) DevOps
12 5 (5.10%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (55.10%) Java
2 25 (25.51%) JavaScript
3 24 (24.49%) C#
4 20 (20.41%) C++
5 17 (17.35%) Objective-C
6 14 (14.29%) PHP
7 12 (12.24%) Kotlin
8 11 (11.22%) Python
9 9 (9.18%) ActionScript
10 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
11 6 (6.12%) Apple Swift
11 6 (6.12%) C
12 4 (4.08%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (3.06%) Ruby
14 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 2 (2.04%) SQL
14 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
15 1 (1.02%) Assembly Language
15 1 (1.02%) GLSL
15 1 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (34.69%) Degree
2 16 (16.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.06%) ISEB
3 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) SCCM
2 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Xamarin
2 8 (8.16%) Google
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe
5 2 (2.04%) Apigee
5 2 (2.04%) HubSpot
5 2 (2.04%) Marketo
5 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.02%) Apple
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco
6 1 (1.02%) Citrix
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle
6 1 (1.02%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.02%) Zend