Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Google Play skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google Play over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Play
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 1001 948
Rank change year-on-year +188 -53 -6
Permanent jobs citing Google Play 394 218 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.16% 0.89% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 359 204 380
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.44% -3.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -

Google Play is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 33827 24393 20417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.82% 13.04% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 27848 20541 16937
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Google Play
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Google Play as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Google Play.

Salary trend for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Google Play over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Google Play within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +212 392 £50,000 -9.09% 20
UK excluding London +178 232 £40,000 -3.03% 12
London +32 160 £62,500 -3.85% 8
North of England +37 70 £40,000 - 4
Midlands +42 49 £37,500 -25.00% 4
North West +2 48 £40,000 - 3
South West - 47 £55,000 - 3
East of England +33 36 £37,500 -34.78% 1
South East +55 30 £35,000 -36.36%
West Midlands +29 25 £35,000 -24.32% 3
East Midlands +35 24 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +23 20 £35,000 -
North East - 2 £26,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Google Play also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Google Play.

1 388 (98.48%) Google
2 380 (96.45%) Android
3 244 (61.93%) Mobile App
4 218 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
5 205 (52.03%) Android Development
6 153 (38.83%) TDD
7 151 (38.32%) Games
8 146 (37.06%) Dependency Injection
9 141 (35.79%) iPhone
10 130 (32.99%) Domain-Driven Design
11 128 (32.49%) Android SDK
12 125 (31.73%) MVC
13 124 (31.47%) Java
13 124 (31.47%) Node.js
14 121 (30.71%) C#
15 120 (30.46%) .NET
16 119 (30.20%) ASP.NET
16 119 (30.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 116 (29.44%) SQL Server
18 115 (29.19%) WCF
18 115 (29.19%) Ninject
18 115 (29.19%) KnockoutJS
18 115 (29.19%) Web Application Development
18 115 (29.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 95 (24.11%) Git (software)
20 90 (22.84%) Android Studio
21 84 (21.32%) Apple iOS
22 75 (19.04%) Gradle
22 75 (19.04%) RESTful
23 65 (16.50%) HTML

Google Play
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.27%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.20%) GitHub
2 13 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.54%) iTunes
4 5 (1.27%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (29.44%) SQL Server
2 61 (15.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 54 (13.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (3.30%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (3.05%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.05%) MySQL
5 12 (3.05%) Neo4j
5 12 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.05%) Redis
6 6 (1.52%) Mixpanel
7 4 (1.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 95 (24.11%) Git (software)
2 90 (22.84%) Android Studio
3 75 (19.04%) Gradle
4 33 (8.38%) JUnit
5 31 (7.87%) JIRA
5 31 (7.87%) Xcode
6 30 (7.61%) Appium
6 30 (7.61%) Mockito
7 21 (5.33%) Eclipse
8 18 (4.57%) Jenkins
9 12 (3.05%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.03%) CocoaPods
11 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.52%) Maven
12 6 (1.52%) Robolectric
12 6 (1.52%) Selenium
12 6 (1.52%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.52%) Subversion
13 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.76%) Mercurial
General
1 151 (38.32%) Games
2 50 (12.69%) Publishing
3 46 (11.68%) Finance
4 37 (9.39%) Electronics
5 30 (7.61%) Retail
6 28 (7.11%) Marketing
7 23 (5.84%) Telecoms
8 22 (5.58%) Manufacturing
9 14 (3.55%) Banking
10 12 (3.05%) Advertising
11 3 (0.76%) Legal
12 2 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 325 (82.49%) Developer
2 152 (38.58%) Android Developer
3 115 (29.19%) .NET Developer
3 115 (29.19%) Digital Developer
4 34 (8.63%) Android Engineer
5 30 (7.61%) Agile Developer
6 29 (7.36%) Agile .NET Developer
6 29 (7.36%) Agile C# Developer
6 29 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 29 (7.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (7.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (7.36%) C# Developer
7 25 (6.35%) iOS Developer
8 23 (5.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 23 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 20 (5.08%) Applications Developer
10 17 (4.31%) Senior Android Developer
11 13 (3.30%) Mobile Developer
12 9 (2.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (32.49%) Android SDK
2 124 (31.47%) Node.js
3 120 (30.46%) .NET
4 119 (30.20%) ASP.NET
4 119 (30.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 115 (29.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 115 (29.19%) KnockoutJS
5 115 (29.19%) Ninject
5 115 (29.19%) WCF
6 75 (19.04%) RESTful
7 65 (16.50%) HTML
8 63 (15.99%) CSS
9 48 (12.18%) RxJava
10 44 (11.17%) Web Services
11 42 (10.66%) HTML5
12 41 (10.41%) JSON
13 40 (10.15%) CSS3
14 38 (9.64%) iOS SDK
15 32 (8.12%) REST
16 30 (7.61%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 244 (61.93%) Mobile App
2 141 (35.79%) iPhone
3 46 (11.68%) User Experience
4 27 (6.85%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.05%) Fintech
5 12 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.79%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.03%) Augmented Reality
8 8 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.76%) CUDA
11 2 (0.51%) Animation
11 2 (0.51%) Blog
11 2 (0.51%) EMV
11 2 (0.51%) Online Games
11 2 (0.51%) Social Media
11 2 (0.51%) Xbox
12 1 (0.25%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 380 (96.45%) Android
2 84 (21.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (52.03%) Android Development
3 153 (38.83%) TDD
4 146 (37.06%) Dependency Injection
5 130 (32.99%) Domain-Driven Design
6 125 (31.73%) MVC
7 115 (29.19%) Web Application Development
8 58 (14.72%) Mobile Development
9 54 (13.71%) MVVM
10 51 (12.94%) BDD
11 46 (11.68%) iOS Development
12 45 (11.42%) OOP
13 44 (11.17%) Test Automation
14 41 (10.41%) Open Source
15 35 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (8.38%) Scrum
17 31 (7.87%) Unit Testing
18 26 (6.60%) Front End Development
18 26 (6.60%) OO
19 22 (5.58%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (31.47%) Java
2 121 (30.71%) C#
3 55 (13.96%) JavaScript
4 45 (11.42%) Objective-C
5 38 (9.64%) Kotlin
6 22 (5.58%) PHP
7 20 (5.08%) C
8 15 (3.81%) Apple Swift
9 13 (3.30%) SQL
10 12 (3.05%) ES6
10 12 (3.05%) GraphQL
11 7 (1.78%) C++
12 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (7.87%) Degree
2 22 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.51%) ISEB
3 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.25%) AppManager
Vendors
1 388 (98.48%) Google
2 35 (8.88%) Apple
3 22 (5.58%) SAP
4 15 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.78%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.52%) Facebook
7 2 (0.51%) New Relic
8 1 (0.25%) Samsung