Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 97 100
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 -30
Permanent jobs citing Android 117 138 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.17% 2.50% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.77% 11.48% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 79 118 102
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £32,050 £27,500 £28,875
90th Percentile £58,250 £57,875 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +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 1,197 1,202 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.18% 21.74% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 773 791 752
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,475
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 October 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 16 October 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
Glasgow -2 62 £51,250 +20.59% 11
Edinburgh 0 37 £45,000 - 9
Fife +5 7 £47,500 +146.75%
Dundee -8 5 £33,250 -16.88%
Stirling +4 2 £43,750 +68.27%
South Lanarkshire +3 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £37,500 -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.99%) Apple iOS
3 57 (48.72%) Java
4 54 (46.15%) Android Development
5 45 (38.46%) Mobile Development
6 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 25 (21.37%) C#
8 24 (20.51%) iOS Development
9 23 (19.66%) Software Engineering
10 22 (18.80%) Mobile App
11 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 17 (14.53%) SQL
13 16 (13.68%) Kotlin
14 14 (11.97%) Apple Swift
14 14 (11.97%) Android Studio
14 14 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (11.97%) CSS
15 13 (11.11%) C++
15 13 (11.11%) OO
15 13 (11.11%) Games
15 13 (11.11%) Objective-C
15 13 (11.11%) Retrofit
15 13 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
15 13 (11.11%) RxJava
16 12 (10.26%) HTML
16 12 (10.26%) Test Automation
17 11 (9.40%) Degree
17 11 (9.40%) Mathematics
17 11 (9.40%) Windows
18 10 (8.55%) Scrum

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 6 (5.13%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.27%) JBoss
3 3 (2.56%) WildFly
4 2 (1.71%) Confluence
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.85%) Mendix
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) iTunes
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.56%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.56%) SaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Firebase
4 2 (1.71%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Google Play
5 1 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Firewall
1 2 (1.71%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) DHCP
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) DSL
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) VoIP
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.56%) Big Data
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.71%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.71%) SQLite
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.97%) Android Studio
3 8 (6.84%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.84%) Selenium
4 6 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.13%) JIRA
5 5 (4.27%) Appium
5 5 (4.27%) Hudson
6 4 (3.42%) FitNesse
6 4 (3.42%) JUnit
6 4 (3.42%) Mockito
6 4 (3.42%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.56%) Gradle
8 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.71%) CocoaPods
8 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.71%) Maven
8 2 (1.71%) Xcode
General
1 13 (11.11%) Games
2 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Law
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Advertising
5 2 (1.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 61 (52.14%) Developer
2 36 (30.77%) Android Developer
3 22 (18.80%) Mobile Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Android Engineer
5 14 (11.97%) Mobile Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Software Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) iOS Developer
7 10 (8.55%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Senior Android Developer
9 8 (6.84%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Applications Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Designer
10 6 (5.13%) Digital Designer
10 6 (5.13%) Java Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Java Android Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Automation Team Leader
12 4 (3.42%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.97%) CSS
2 13 (11.11%) Retrofit
2 13 (11.11%) RxJava
3 12 (10.26%) HTML
4 10 (8.55%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.55%) React
4 10 (8.55%) REST
4 10 (8.55%) Web Services
4 10 (8.55%) XML
5 9 (7.69%) JSON
5 9 (7.69%) RESTful
6 7 (5.98%) OpenGL
7 6 (5.13%) WebGL
8 5 (4.27%) .NET
8 5 (4.27%) SOAP
9 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.42%) React Native
10 3 (2.56%) iOS SDK
10 3 (2.56%) Laravel
10 3 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Mobile App
2 13 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (8.55%) Algorithms
3 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.69%) iPhone
5 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.13%) Data Structures
6 6 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (4.27%) Xbox
8 4 (3.42%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (3.42%) PlayStation
9 3 (2.56%) iPad
10 1 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.85%) SCADA
10 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.85%) Social Media
10 1 (0.85%) User Experience
10 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (52.99%) Apple iOS
2 11 (9.40%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.15%) Android Development
3 45 (38.46%) Mobile Development
4 24 (20.51%) iOS Development
5 23 (19.66%) Software Engineering
6 14 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (11.11%) OO
8 12 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 11 (9.40%) Mathematics
10 10 (8.55%) Scrum
11 8 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.98%) Analytics
12 7 (5.98%) Applied Mathematics
12 7 (5.98%) Game Development
12 7 (5.98%) Physics
12 7 (5.98%) TDD
13 6 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (5.13%) SDLC
14 5 (4.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.72%) Java
2 25 (21.37%) C#
3 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 17 (14.53%) SQL
5 16 (13.68%) Kotlin
6 14 (11.97%) Apple Swift
7 13 (11.11%) C++
7 13 (11.11%) Objective-C
8 6 (5.13%) ActionScript
8 6 (5.13%) ActionScript 3.0
8 6 (5.13%) Python
9 5 (4.27%) PHP
10 4 (3.42%) GLSL
11 3 (2.56%) C
12 2 (1.71%) Java 8
12 2 (1.71%) Java 9
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.85%) R
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.71%) ISEB
3 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) CISM
4 1 (0.85%) CISMP
4 1 (0.85%) CISSP
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
4 1 (0.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) PMO
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) BitLocker
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (6.84%) Xamarin
2 5 (4.27%) Google
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle
3 4 (3.42%) Apple
4 2 (1.71%) IBM
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.85%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.85%) Citrix
5 1 (0.85%) ESRI
5 1 (0.85%) Intel
5 1 (0.85%) Kony
5 1 (0.85%) OutSystems
5 1 (0.85%) Remedy
5 1 (0.85%) Saba