Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 133 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 -45 -16
Permanent jobs citing Android 91 101 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.80% 1.84% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.78% 9.16% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 61 74 96
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £24,802
90th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -

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 1,037 1,103 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.50% 20.06% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 683 741 671
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +18 53 £46,500 -7.00% 13
Edinburgh -10 20 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South Lanarkshire - 12 £55,000 -
Stirling - 3 £43,750 - 1
Fife -6 2 £52,500 +172.73% 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 £37,500 -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 59 (64.84%) Apple iOS
2 56 (61.54%) Java
3 54 (59.34%) Android Development
4 34 (37.36%) SQL
5 33 (36.26%) Git (software)
6 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (32.97%) iOS Development
8 24 (26.37%) HTML
8 24 (26.37%) CSS
9 23 (25.27%) AngularJS
9 23 (25.27%) Mobile Development
10 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 20 (21.98%) Android Studio
11 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (20.88%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (19.78%) C#
14 17 (18.68%) Mobile App
15 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
16 15 (16.48%) Oracle
17 14 (15.38%) Hibernate
17 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
17 14 (15.38%) WebSphere
17 14 (15.38%) React
18 13 (14.29%) WildFly
18 13 (14.29%) Kotlin
18 13 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
18 13 (14.29%) JSON
18 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
18 13 (14.29%) XML

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 14 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 13 (14.29%) WildFly
3 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
3 11 (12.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (6.59%) JBoss
5 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.30%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.30%) Confluence
7 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.10%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.10%) Mendix
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) Office 365
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.20%) Firebase
4 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.20%) iTunes
5 1 (1.10%) GitHub
5 1 (1.10%) Google Play
5 1 (1.10%) Serverless
5 1 (1.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Firewall
1 4 (4.40%) LAN
2 3 (3.30%) WAN
3 2 (2.20%) Skype
3 2 (2.20%) VoIP
4 1 (1.10%) DHCP
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) DSL
4 1 (1.10%) HTTP
4 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
2 12 (13.19%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.99%) MariaDB
4 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.49%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.40%) Big Data
6 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.20%) SQLite
8 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.10%) MySQL
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (36.26%) Git (software)
2 20 (21.98%) Android Studio
3 12 (13.19%) Eclipse
3 12 (13.19%) Gradle
4 11 (12.09%) Selenium
4 11 (12.09%) Subversion
5 10 (10.99%) Ant
5 10 (10.99%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.79%) Appium
6 8 (8.79%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.59%) FitNesse
7 6 (6.59%) Hudson
7 6 (6.59%) JIRA
7 6 (6.59%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.59%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.40%) JUnit
8 4 (4.40%) Mockito
9 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.20%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.20%) Xcode
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Games
3 3 (3.30%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) French Language
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (54.95%) Developer
2 26 (28.57%) Android Developer
3 17 (18.68%) Software Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Development Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Software Development Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) iOS Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Automation Team Leader
8 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Android Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.49%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Java Android Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) CSS
1 24 (26.37%) HTML
2 23 (25.27%) AngularJS
3 14 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 14 (15.38%) React
4 13 (14.29%) JSON
4 13 (14.29%) XML
5 11 (12.09%) EJB
5 11 (12.09%) EJB 3.0
5 11 (12.09%) JPA
5 11 (12.09%) JSP
5 11 (12.09%) RESTful
5 11 (12.09%) Struts
5 11 (12.09%) Struts2
6 10 (10.99%) Spring
6 10 (10.99%) Spring Boot
7 9 (9.89%) Retrofit
7 9 (9.89%) RxJava
7 9 (9.89%) Web Services
8 7 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (18.68%) Mobile App
3 13 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
5 9 (9.89%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.40%) iPhone
7 3 (3.30%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.30%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.20%) Xbox
9 1 (1.10%) iPad
9 1 (1.10%) NHS
9 1 (1.10%) PlayStation
9 1 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (64.84%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.79%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Unix
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (59.34%) Android Development
2 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.97%) iOS Development
4 23 (25.27%) Mobile Development
5 19 (20.88%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 13 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.09%) UML
8 11 (12.09%) Unified Process
9 10 (10.99%) Microservices
9 10 (10.99%) Scrum
10 9 (9.89%) Analytics
10 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (9.89%) IT Strategy
10 9 (9.89%) OO
11 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.79%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.59%) Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 56 (61.54%) Java
2 34 (37.36%) SQL
3 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.78%) C#
5 13 (14.29%) Kotlin
5 13 (14.29%) Python
6 11 (12.09%) Apple Swift
7 7 (7.69%) C++
8 5 (5.49%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.30%) PHP
10 2 (2.20%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.20%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.10%) C
11 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.10%) ES6
11 1 (1.10%) Perl
11 1 (1.10%) R
11 1 (1.10%) Ruby
11 1 (1.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) ISEB
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) PMO
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) Docker
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) Apple
4 3 (3.30%) Citrix
4 3 (3.30%) Google
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.10%) ESRI
6 1 (1.10%) Kony
6 1 (1.10%) OutSystems
6 1 (1.10%) Remedy
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com