Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 94 73
Rank change year-on-year -8 -21 +28
Permanent jobs citing Android 137 130 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.43% 2.51% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.31% 11.34% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 110 100 153
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,300
90th Percentile £56,500 £63,875 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 1211 1146 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.46% 22.09% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 799 754 928
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,600 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +4.17%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -4 50 £43,750 +9.38%
Edinburgh -29 49 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Dundee +4 24 £40,000 +48.15% 1
Fife +6 8 £19,250 - 1
Stirling -8 1 £26,000 -62.86%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Android.

1 82 (59.85%) Apple iOS
2 74 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (48.91%) Java
4 59 (43.07%) Software Engineering
5 57 (41.61%) Degree
6 51 (37.23%) Android Development
7 50 (36.50%) Mobile Development
8 43 (31.39%) Windows
9 35 (25.55%) iOS Development
10 31 (22.63%) C#
10 31 (22.63%) C++
10 31 (22.63%) Git (software)
11 25 (18.25%) JavaScript
11 25 (18.25%) OO
11 25 (18.25%) Xamarin
12 24 (17.52%) Mobile App
12 24 (17.52%) Linux
13 23 (16.79%) C
14 22 (16.06%) Python
14 22 (16.06%) Android SDK
15 21 (15.33%) User Experience
16 20 (14.60%) HTML
17 19 (13.87%) Ant
17 19 (13.87%) Hibernate
17 19 (13.87%) Test Automation
18 18 (13.14%) RESTful
18 18 (13.14%) CSS
19 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
19 17 (12.41%) Spring
20 16 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement

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 10 (7.30%) Confluence
2 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.19%) Apache
4 2 (1.46%) CMS
4 2 (1.46%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.46%) nginx
5 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.73%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.19%) InDesign
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.95%) SaaS
2 8 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.84%) Firebase
3 4 (2.92%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.92%) iTunes
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.46%) GitHub
5 2 (1.46%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.46%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.73%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.73%) Office 365
6 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.73%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) HTTPS
1 4 (2.92%) SSL
2 2 (1.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.46%) VoIP
3 1 (0.73%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.73%) DHCP
3 1 (0.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.73%) SMS
3 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.73%) VPN
3 1 (0.73%) Wireless
3 1 (0.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.38%) MySQL
4 4 (2.92%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (22.63%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.87%) Ant
3 16 (11.68%) Android Studio
3 16 (11.68%) Subversion
4 15 (10.95%) Jenkins
5 14 (10.22%) Gradle
6 12 (8.76%) JIRA
7 11 (8.03%) Maven
8 10 (7.30%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.92%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (1.46%) Xcode
12 1 (0.73%) Clang
12 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.73%) GDB
12 1 (0.73%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.73%) Selenium
12 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (11.68%) Banking
1 16 (11.68%) Games
2 15 (10.95%) Electronics
3 10 (7.30%) Publishing
4 9 (6.57%) Finance
5 7 (5.11%) Advertising
6 2 (1.46%) Law
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (63.50%) Developer
2 40 (29.20%) Android Developer
3 33 (24.09%) Software Engineer
4 22 (16.06%) Mobile Developer
5 17 (12.41%) iOS Developer
6 15 (10.95%) iOS Android Developer
6 15 (10.95%) Java Developer
6 15 (10.95%) Software Developer
7 14 (10.22%) Senior Developer
7 14 (10.22%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (8.03%) Applications Developer
8 11 (8.03%) Lead Android Developer
8 11 (8.03%) Lead Developer
9 10 (7.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 9 (6.57%) Java Engineer
10 9 (6.57%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) JavaScript Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) Graduate
12 6 (4.38%) Senior Android Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.06%) Android SDK
2 20 (14.60%) HTML
3 19 (13.87%) Hibernate
4 18 (13.14%) CSS
4 18 (13.14%) RESTful
5 17 (12.41%) Spring
6 13 (9.49%) HTML5
7 12 (8.76%) CSS3
8 11 (8.03%) REST
9 9 (6.57%) Retrofit
9 9 (6.57%) RxJava
10 8 (5.84%) Dagger
10 8 (5.84%) JSON
10 8 (5.84%) Web Services
11 6 (4.38%) Flash
11 6 (4.38%) OpenGL
11 6 (4.38%) SOAP
11 6 (4.38%) WebGL
11 6 (4.38%) XML
12 5 (3.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Mobile App
2 21 (15.33%) User Experience
3 14 (10.22%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.30%) iPhone
6 9 (6.57%) Graphic Design
7 8 (5.84%) Over-the-Top Content
7 8 (5.84%) STB
8 7 (5.11%) iPad
8 7 (5.11%) Social Media
9 6 (4.38%) Xbox
10 5 (3.65%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (2.92%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.92%) Arduino
11 4 (2.92%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.92%) PlayStation
11 4 (2.92%) Raspberry Pi
11 4 (2.92%) Tandem
12 3 (2.19%) Digital Signage
12 3 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 82 (59.85%) Apple iOS
2 43 (31.39%) Windows
3 24 (17.52%) Linux
4 10 (7.30%) VxWorks
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.19%) Unix
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.07%) Software Engineering
3 51 (37.23%) Android Development
4 50 (36.50%) Mobile Development
5 35 (25.55%) iOS Development
6 25 (18.25%) OO
7 19 (13.87%) Test Automation
8 16 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (10.95%) Mentoring
10 14 (10.22%) Game Development
11 12 (8.76%) Analytics
11 12 (8.76%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.76%) Scrum
11 12 (8.76%) Web Development
12 11 (8.03%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (8.03%) Unit Testing
13 10 (7.30%) TDD
14 9 (6.57%) Mathematics
15 8 (5.84%) Use Case
16 7 (5.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 67 (48.91%) Java
2 31 (22.63%) C#
2 31 (22.63%) C++
3 25 (18.25%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.79%) C
5 22 (16.06%) Python
6 14 (10.22%) Objective-C
7 13 (9.49%) VB
8 12 (8.76%) PHP
9 10 (7.30%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.84%) Kotlin
10 8 (5.84%) SQL
11 7 (5.11%) ActionScript
12 4 (2.92%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (2.92%) Ruby
13 3 (2.19%) Apple Swift
13 3 (2.19%) Assembly Language
13 3 (2.19%) Perl
14 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (41.61%) Degree
2 16 (11.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.65%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.92%) ISEB
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) Firmware
2 5 (3.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.73%) Rancher
2 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (18.25%) Xamarin
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.84%) Google
4 6 (4.38%) Adobe
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle
5 2 (1.46%) Apigee
5 2 (1.46%) Citrix
5 2 (1.46%) HubSpot
5 2 (1.46%) Marketo
5 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.73%) Apple
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco
6 1 (0.73%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.73%) Novell
6 1 (0.73%) Zend