Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 93 99
Rank change year-on-year -30 +6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Android 115 137 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.00% 2.60% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.93% 12.72% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 74 107 114
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,150 £27,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,875 £59,750 £55,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +2.25%

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 1,158 1,077 1,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.15% 20.44% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 726 636 776
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -20 47 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Glasgow -15 42 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Dundee +6 16 £35,000 -17.65%
Fife - 7 £46,250 - 1
South Lanarkshire -7 2 - -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 76 (66.09%) Apple iOS
2 73 (63.48%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (53.04%) Java
4 44 (38.26%) Android Development
5 41 (35.65%) Mobile Development
6 39 (33.91%) Software Engineering
7 28 (24.35%) C#
8 26 (22.61%) Objective-C
9 25 (21.74%) iOS Development
10 21 (18.26%) Mobile App
10 21 (18.26%) C++
10 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
11 17 (14.78%) Apple Swift
12 16 (13.91%) CSS
12 16 (13.91%) Windows
12 16 (13.91%) Games
13 14 (12.17%) Web Services
13 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
14 13 (11.30%) Mathematics
14 13 (11.30%) Git (software)
14 13 (11.30%) Kotlin
14 13 (11.30%) React
14 13 (11.30%) HTML
14 13 (11.30%) Scrum
14 13 (11.30%) Degree
15 12 (10.43%) .NET
15 12 (10.43%) OO
15 12 (10.43%) OpenGL
15 12 (10.43%) Law
15 12 (10.43%) iPhone

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 (1.74%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (0.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) iTunes
1 7 (6.09%) SaaS
2 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.61%) GitHub
5 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.74%) IaaS
5 2 (1.74%) PaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.87%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
1 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.48%) MySQL
3 3 (2.61%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.22%) Android Studio
3 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.61%) Maven
5 2 (1.74%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) Selenium
5 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.87%) JUnit
6 1 (0.87%) Mockito
General
1 16 (13.91%) Games
2 12 (10.43%) Law
3 10 (8.70%) Marketing
4 5 (4.35%) Finance
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Developer
2 25 (21.74%) Android Developer
3 20 (17.39%) Mobile Developer
4 15 (13.04%) Android Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 13 (11.30%) Mobile Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.96%) iOS Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.09%) iOS Android Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Designer
9 6 (5.22%) Digital Designer
10 5 (4.35%) 3D Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Head of Development
11 4 (3.48%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.91%) CSS
2 14 (12.17%) Web Services
3 13 (11.30%) HTML
3 13 (11.30%) React
4 12 (10.43%) .NET
4 12 (10.43%) OpenGL
5 10 (8.70%) RESTful
5 10 (8.70%) WebGL
6 9 (7.83%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.83%) React Native
7 6 (5.22%) Node.js
7 6 (5.22%) REST
8 5 (4.35%) CSS3
8 5 (4.35%) Retrofit
8 5 (4.35%) RxJava
8 5 (4.35%) Spring
9 4 (3.48%) HTML5
9 4 (3.48%) JSON
9 4 (3.48%) XML
10 3 (2.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Mobile App
2 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.43%) iPhone
4 11 (9.57%) Algorithms
5 7 (6.09%) iPad
6 6 (5.22%) Data Structures
7 5 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (4.35%) PlayStation
7 5 (4.35%) Xbox
8 3 (2.61%) Social Media
9 2 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.74%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.74%) SCADA
9 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.74%) User Experience
10 1 (0.87%) Blog
10 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (66.09%) Apple iOS
2 16 (13.91%) Windows
3 5 (4.35%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (63.48%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.26%) Android Development
3 41 (35.65%) Mobile Development
4 39 (33.91%) Software Engineering
5 25 (21.74%) iOS Development
6 13 (11.30%) Mathematics
6 13 (11.30%) Scrum
7 12 (10.43%) OO
8 10 (8.70%) SDLC
8 10 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.83%) TDD
10 8 (6.96%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (6.09%) Applied Mathematics
11 7 (6.09%) Game Development
11 7 (6.09%) Physics
12 5 (4.35%) Data Science
12 5 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (4.35%) Web Development
13 4 (3.48%) Customer Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.04%) Java
2 28 (24.35%) C#
3 26 (22.61%) Objective-C
4 21 (18.26%) C++
4 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.78%) Apple Swift
6 13 (11.30%) Kotlin
7 9 (7.83%) ActionScript
7 9 (7.83%) Python
8 6 (5.22%) ActionScript 3.0
8 6 (5.22%) GLSL
9 5 (4.35%) PHP
10 4 (3.48%) C
11 3 (2.61%) Java 8
11 3 (2.61%) Java 9
11 3 (2.61%) SQL
12 2 (1.74%) Lua
12 2 (1.74%) Ruby
13 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Degree
2 2 (1.74%) CISM
2 2 (1.74%) CISMP
2 2 (1.74%) CISSP
2 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 2 (1.74%) SANS
3 1 (0.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) GDPR
2 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Xamarin
2 4 (3.48%) Apple
2 4 (3.48%) Google
3 2 (1.74%) IBM
3 2 (1.74%) Intel
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle
3 2 (1.74%) Saba
4 1 (0.87%) Panasonic