Period
to 20 August 2019

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

Google Play
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1016 1024 884
Rank change year-on-year +8 -140 +174
Permanent jobs citing Google Play 69 160 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.095% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.16% 0.39% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 65 151 302
UK median annual salary £46,500 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.43% +7.14% -10.91%
10th Percentile £28,000 £32,500 £30,925
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

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 43,435 40,889 31,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.64% 24.19% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35,313 33,139 26,280
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,487
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Top 10 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 August 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
England +1 66 £46,500 -11.43% 25
UK excluding London +15 36 £45,000 +12.50% 18
London +19 30 £60,000 -7.69% 9
South East +29 17 £43,500 +0.82% 7
North of England -3 12 £36,250 -9.38% 7
North West -1 9 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Midlands +42 5 £46,000 +31.43% 1
East Midlands +35 5 £46,000 +31.43% 1
Yorkshire +5 3 £25,000 -33.33% 2
East of England +63 2 £51,250 -14.58%

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, IT jobs citing Google Play 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 with a requirement for Google Play.

1 68 (98.55%) Google
2 58 (84.06%) Android
3 44 (63.77%) Apple iOS
4 40 (57.97%) Android Development
5 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (36.23%) Java
6 25 (36.23%) Mobile App
7 21 (30.43%) Kotlin
8 20 (28.99%) Android Studio
9 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
9 19 (27.54%) OO
10 18 (26.09%) iOS Development
11 17 (24.64%) Mobile Development
12 16 (23.19%) Xamarin
13 15 (21.74%) MVVM
13 15 (21.74%) Scrum
13 15 (21.74%) Android SDK
14 14 (20.29%) RESTful
15 13 (18.84%) Unit Testing
15 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
15 13 (18.84%) .NET
15 13 (18.84%) Apple
16 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
16 10 (14.49%) MVC
16 10 (14.49%) Finance
16 10 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
17 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (13.04%) C#
17 9 (13.04%) REST

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 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 5 (7.25%) nginx
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) iTunes
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) GitHub
3 2 (2.90%) Office 365
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) SAN
1 7 (10.14%) VPN
1 7 (10.14%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (7.25%) MQTT
3 3 (4.35%) HTTP
4 2 (2.90%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 1 (1.45%) NFC
5 1 (1.45%) RFID
5 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) Big Data
2 3 (4.35%) Mixpanel
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Android Studio
2 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
3 9 (13.04%) JIRA
4 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.25%) git-flow
6 4 (5.80%) Gradle
6 4 (5.80%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.35%) Burp Suite
7 3 (4.35%) Crashlytics
7 3 (4.35%) Fiddler
7 3 (4.35%) NUnit
7 3 (4.35%) TestRail
8 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.45%) Appium
9 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.45%) GitLab
9 1 (1.45%) GoCD
9 1 (1.45%) Subversion
9 1 (1.45%) Xcode
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Multimedia
4 4 (5.80%) Games
5 3 (4.35%) Automotive
6 2 (2.90%) Marketing
6 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Developer
2 24 (34.78%) Android Developer
3 19 (27.54%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (20.29%) Applications Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Android Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) iOS Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Xamarin Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Administrator
8 7 (10.14%) IT Administrator
8 7 (10.14%) IT Systems Administrator
8 7 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.25%) Lead Android Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Mobile Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Agile Delivery Manager
11 3 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (4.35%) iOS Android Developer
11 3 (4.35%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) Android SDK
2 14 (20.29%) RESTful
3 13 (18.84%) .NET
4 9 (13.04%) REST
5 8 (11.59%) Retrofit
6 7 (10.14%) Material Design
6 7 (10.14%) RxJava
7 6 (8.70%) Gson
7 6 (8.70%) Web Services
8 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (7.25%) Dagger
8 5 (7.25%) Xamarin.iOS
9 4 (5.80%) CSS
9 4 (5.80%) HTML
9 4 (5.80%) OAuth
10 3 (4.35%) Spring
11 2 (2.90%) iOS SDK
11 2 (2.90%) JSON
11 2 (2.90%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.23%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (10.14%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Animation
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Currency
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.45%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (84.06%) Android
2 44 (63.77%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.59%) Linux
3 8 (11.59%) Windows
4 7 (10.14%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Android Development
2 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) OO
4 18 (26.09%) iOS Development
5 17 (24.64%) Mobile Development
6 15 (21.74%) MVVM
6 15 (21.74%) Scrum
7 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
7 13 (18.84%) Unit Testing
8 10 (14.49%) MVC
8 10 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.59%) SOLID
9 8 (11.59%) TDD
10 7 (10.14%) BDD
10 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (10.14%) Microservices
10 7 (10.14%) OOP
10 7 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) Java
2 21 (30.43%) Kotlin
3 9 (13.04%) C#
4 8 (11.59%) Apple Swift
4 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.14%) Go
5 7 (10.14%) Python
6 5 (7.25%) C
6 5 (7.25%) C++
6 5 (7.25%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.35%) Java 8
7 3 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 68 (98.55%) Google
2 16 (23.19%) Xamarin
3 13 (18.84%) Apple
4 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) Avid