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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Play
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 917 891 747
Rank change year-on-year -26 -144 +294
Permanent jobs citing Google Play 324 126 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 100 81 25
10th Percentile £26,250 £47,500 £39,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,750 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% -3.57% +50.54%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £97,290 - £92,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -21.43% +55.56%

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 74,900 49,974 23,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.77% 43.41% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38,808 35,596 19,374
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Google Play
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Google Play.

Salary trend for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Google Play over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Top 15 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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -20 265 £75,000 +11.11% 25
London -48 219 £75,000 - 12
Work from Home -82 159 £62,500 +4.17% 12
UK excluding London -56 49 £62,500 +13.64% 15
Midlands -32 16 £62,500 +56.25% 5
South East -61 12 £62,500 - 2
South West - 10 £48,750 - 4
East Midlands -16 9 £62,500 +56.25% 4
West Midlands - 7 £47,500 - 1
Scotland -28 5 £50,000 -28.57% 2
East of England -61 3 £41,500 -6.74%
North of England - 2 £55,000 - 3
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £65,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 322 (99.38%) Google
2 260 (80.25%) Android
3 194 (59.88%) Kotlin
4 183 (56.48%) Mobile App
5 170 (52.47%) Agile
6 143 (44.14%) Android Development
7 119 (36.73%) Java
8 114 (35.19%) Apple
8 114 (35.19%) Social Skills
9 110 (33.95%) Apple iOS
10 106 (32.72%) Git (software)
11 98 (30.25%) Mobile Development
12 81 (25.00%) Degree
13 79 (24.38%) MVVM
13 79 (24.38%) React Native
14 72 (22.22%) Test Automation
15 71 (21.91%) Mobile Application Development
16 70 (21.60%) Web Services
17 68 (20.99%) Android Studio
18 65 (20.06%) RESTful
19 64 (19.75%) User Experience
19 64 (19.75%) REST
19 64 (19.75%) Firebase
20 60 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
21 59 (18.21%) JSON
22 56 (17.28%) Decision-Making
23 55 (16.98%) Scrum
23 55 (16.98%) JavaScript
24 54 (16.67%) CI/CD
25 53 (16.36%) Android SDK

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 16 (4.94%) Confluence
2 11 (3.40%) Drupal
3 1 (0.31%) CMS
3 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (3.09%) Adobe After Effects
1 10 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 10 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (3.09%) CINEMA 4D
1 10 (3.09%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.54%) InVision
3 3 (0.93%) Adobe XD
Cloud Services
1 64 (19.75%) Firebase
2 38 (11.73%) GitHub
3 29 (8.95%) Azure
4 21 (6.48%) Slack
5 19 (5.86%) AppsFlyer
5 19 (5.86%) GCP
6 14 (4.32%) Pushwoosh
6 14 (4.32%) SaaS
7 12 (3.70%) AWS
8 10 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.54%) Bitrise
9 5 (1.54%) Vercel
10 4 (1.23%) Figma
10 4 (1.23%) Microsoft 365
10 4 (1.23%) npm
10 4 (1.23%) Serverless
11 3 (0.93%) AWS CodeBuild
11 3 (0.93%) AWS CodePipeline
11 3 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.72%) NFC
2 18 (5.56%) HTTP
2 18 (5.56%) VoIP
3 10 (3.09%) Internet
4 6 (1.85%) PBX
5 3 (0.93%) Firewall
5 3 (0.93%) LAN
5 3 (0.93%) Network Security
5 3 (0.93%) WAN
6 2 (0.62%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.62%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 13 (4.01%) SQLite
3 11 (3.40%) BigQuery
3 11 (3.40%) Redash
4 10 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.09%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.09%) Tableau
5 4 (1.23%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 106 (32.72%) Git (software)
2 68 (20.99%) Android Studio
3 42 (12.96%) Bitbucket
3 42 (12.96%) Mercurial
4 41 (12.65%) JIRA
5 28 (8.64%) fastlane
6 27 (8.33%) Xcode
7 23 (7.10%) Postman
8 22 (6.79%) JUnit
9 17 (5.25%) Gradle
9 17 (5.25%) Jenkins
10 15 (4.63%) Charles Proxy
11 13 (4.01%) Mockito
12 10 (3.09%) Visual Studio Code
12 10 (3.09%) webpack
13 9 (2.78%) GitLab
14 8 (2.47%) Appium
14 8 (2.47%) Crashlytics
15 7 (2.16%) TeamCity
16 1 (0.31%) git-flow
General
1 114 (35.19%) Social Skills
2 31 (9.57%) Banking
2 31 (9.57%) Finance
2 31 (9.57%) Marketing
3 27 (8.33%) Games
4 18 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.94%) Publishing
6 15 (4.63%) Retail
7 12 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (3.09%) Advertising
8 10 (3.09%) Retail Banking
9 9 (2.78%) Wearables
10 6 (1.85%) Legal
11 5 (1.54%) Law
12 4 (1.23%) Brand Awareness
12 4 (1.23%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.62%) Electronics
14 2 (0.62%) Esports
Job Titles
1 184 (56.79%) Developer
2 103 (31.79%) Android Developer
3 73 (22.53%) Android Engineer
4 63 (19.44%) Senior Developer
5 55 (16.98%) Applications Developer
6 45 (13.89%) Senior Android Developer
7 34 (10.49%) Mobile Developer
8 30 (9.26%) Java Android Developer
8 30 (9.26%) Java Developer
9 26 (8.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 18 (5.56%) Analyst
10 18 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
10 18 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (4.94%) iOS Developer
12 14 (4.32%) Senior iOS Developer
13 13 (4.01%) Designer
14 12 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
14 12 (3.70%) Junior
14 12 (3.70%) Junior Developer
14 12 (3.70%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (24.38%) React Native
2 70 (21.60%) Web Services
3 65 (20.06%) RESTful
4 64 (19.75%) REST
5 59 (18.21%) JSON
6 53 (16.36%) Android SDK
7 48 (14.81%) Node.js
8 43 (13.27%) Flutter
9 36 (11.11%) React
10 34 (10.49%) Android Jetpack
11 31 (9.57%) CSS
12 30 (9.26%) Dagger
13 29 (8.95%) OAuth
13 29 (8.95%) Retrofit
14 28 (8.64%) HTML
15 27 (8.33%) WebSockets
16 25 (7.72%) RxJS
17 23 (7.10%) .NET
18 19 (5.86%) Material Design
18 19 (5.86%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 183 (56.48%) Mobile App
2 64 (19.75%) User Experience
3 32 (9.88%) Algorithms
4 18 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.94%) Blog
6 15 (4.63%) Animation
7 12 (3.70%) Handset
7 12 (3.70%) Video\Live Streaming
8 10 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (3.09%) Graphic Design
8 10 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (3.09%) Motion Graphics
8 10 (3.09%) Online Banking
8 10 (3.09%) Video Editing
9 5 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.93%) EPoS
10 3 (0.93%) Mobile Games
10 3 (0.93%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.62%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 260 (80.25%) Android
2 110 (33.95%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.09%) Linux
4 3 (0.93%) Windows
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (52.47%) Agile
2 143 (44.14%) Android Development
3 98 (30.25%) Mobile Development
4 79 (24.38%) MVVM
5 72 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 71 (21.91%) Mobile Application Development
7 60 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
8 56 (17.28%) Decision-Making
9 55 (16.98%) Scrum
10 54 (16.67%) CI/CD
11 53 (16.36%) Mentoring
12 46 (14.20%) TDD
13 41 (12.65%) iOS Development
14 40 (12.35%) Computer Science
15 37 (11.42%) Software Engineering
15 37 (11.42%) Unit Testing
16 35 (10.80%) Coaching
17 33 (10.19%) Regression Testing
18 32 (9.88%) Clean Code
19 30 (9.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 194 (59.88%) Kotlin
2 119 (36.73%) Java
3 55 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.42%) Apple Swift
5 33 (10.19%) Objective-C
6 29 (8.95%) SQL
7 20 (6.17%) TypeScript
8 14 (4.32%) C#
8 14 (4.32%) Python
9 10 (3.09%) Bash
9 10 (3.09%) Ruby
10 6 (1.85%) C
11 3 (0.93%) ES6
12 1 (0.31%) C++
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (25.00%) Degree
2 25 (7.72%) Master's Degree
3 11 (3.40%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (16.36%) QA
2 14 (4.32%) Accessibility
3 9 (2.78%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (2.78%) Docker
2 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.93%) vSphere
3 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.54%) Bugsnag
2 3 (0.93%) PaperCut
3 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 322 (99.38%) Google
2 114 (35.19%) Apple
3 27 (8.33%) Adobe
3 27 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.70%) Sony
5 10 (3.09%) YouTube
6 8 (2.47%) New Relic
7 5 (1.54%) Zopa
8 4 (1.23%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.93%) Avaya
9 3 (0.93%) BMC
9 3 (0.93%) Cisco
9 3 (0.93%) Dell
9 3 (0.93%) Veeam
9 3 (0.93%) VMware
10 1 (0.31%) Spotify