Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Play
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 930 843 998
Rank change year-on-year -87 +155 -48
Permanent jobs citing Google Play 206 375 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.53% 1.09% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 140 340 217
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,450
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 38,962 34,301 24,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.52% 19.22% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 31,199 28,256 20,811
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,001
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Top 14 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 9 December 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
England -119 205 £52,500 +5.00% 41
UK excluding London -49 142 £42,500 +6.25% 28
South West +40 65 £55,000 - 2
London -23 64 £69,000 +10.40% 14
North of England -12 31 £40,000 - 8
North West -7 29 £40,000 - 5
South East +10 24 £42,500 +17.24% 11
Midlands -19 12 £47,500 +26.67% 5
West Midlands +22 11 £50,000 +42.86% 5
East of England -1 9 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 1 £52,500 +50.00% 2
East Midlands -2 1 £35,000 -22.22%
North East -9 1 £35,000 +32.08% 1
Scotland - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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.

1 205 (99.51%) Google
2 201 (97.57%) Android
3 111 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (50.49%) Mobile App
5 77 (37.38%) RxJava
5 77 (37.38%) .NET
6 74 (35.92%) Games
7 73 (35.44%) MVVM
8 71 (34.47%) HTML
9 70 (33.98%) C#
9 70 (33.98%) MVC
10 69 (33.50%) Retrofit
11 68 (33.01%) JavaScript
12 67 (32.52%) ASP.NET
12 67 (32.52%) CSS
13 66 (32.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (31.55%) Analytics
14 65 (31.55%) SQL Server
15 64 (31.07%) Android Development
16 63 (30.58%) iPhone
17 61 (29.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 61 (29.61%) Web Application Development
18 60 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
19 59 (28.64%) AngularJS
19 59 (28.64%) ASP.NET Web API
19 59 (28.64%) Mentoring
20 58 (28.16%) Coaching
20 58 (28.16%) Chatbot
20 58 (28.16%) Conversational UI
21 56 (27.18%) Elasticsearch

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 56 (27.18%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.88%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (28.16%) Chatbot
2 5 (2.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (2.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (29.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.40%) GitHub
3 7 (3.40%) iTunes
4 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.46%) Firebase
5 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.97%) TestFlight
6 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.49%) NuGet
6 1 (0.49%) Office 365
6 1 (0.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) Internet
2 2 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (31.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.91%) Big Data
3 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 33 (16.02%) Android Studio
3 22 (10.68%) Gradle
4 12 (5.83%) JIRA
5 10 (4.85%) NUnit
5 10 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.85%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.37%) Selenium
7 8 (3.88%) Appium
7 8 (3.88%) Genymotion
7 8 (3.88%) Protractor
8 5 (2.43%) JUnit
8 5 (2.43%) UI Automator
9 4 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.94%) Robolectric
9 4 (1.94%) Robotium
10 3 (1.46%) Mockito
10 3 (1.46%) Subversion
11 2 (0.97%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 74 (35.92%) Games
2 10 (4.85%) Retail
3 7 (3.40%) Publishing
4 6 (2.91%) Finance
5 4 (1.94%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 127 (61.65%) Developer
2 65 (31.55%) Android Engineer
3 62 (30.10%) .NET Developer
4 56 (27.18%) Digital Developer
5 55 (26.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (26.70%) C# Developer
6 54 (26.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 54 (26.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 54 (26.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 51 (24.76%) Android Developer
8 19 (9.22%) Senior Developer
9 18 (8.74%) Senior Android Developer
10 12 (5.83%) Mobile Developer
11 10 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.88%) Applications Developer
13 7 (3.40%) Android Software Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.40%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) Xamarin Developer
14 6 (2.91%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (37.38%) .NET
1 77 (37.38%) RxJava
2 71 (34.47%) HTML
3 69 (33.50%) Retrofit
4 67 (32.52%) ASP.NET
4 67 (32.52%) CSS
5 66 (32.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (29.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 59 (28.64%) AngularJS
7 59 (28.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 56 (27.18%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (12.14%) Android SDK
10 18 (8.74%) Dagger
11 17 (8.25%) XML
12 15 (7.28%) JSON
13 13 (6.31%) iOS SDK
13 13 (6.31%) Node.js
14 11 (5.34%) REST
15 10 (4.85%) HTML5
16 9 (4.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 104 (50.49%) Mobile App
2 63 (30.58%) iPhone
3 15 (7.28%) User Experience
4 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.43%) Online Games
5 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.97%) EMV
6 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.97%) Social Media
7 1 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 201 (97.57%) Android
2 41 (19.90%) Apple iOS
3 12 (5.83%) Windows
4 4 (1.94%) Linux
5 3 (1.46%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (35.44%) MVVM
3 70 (33.98%) MVC
4 65 (31.55%) Analytics
5 64 (31.07%) Android Development
6 61 (29.61%) Web Application Development
7 59 (28.64%) Mentoring
8 58 (28.16%) Coaching
8 58 (28.16%) Conversational UI
9 29 (14.08%) OO
10 24 (11.65%) TDD
11 22 (10.68%) Test Automation
12 20 (9.71%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.74%) Mobile Development
13 18 (8.74%) Scrum
13 18 (8.74%) Software Engineering
14 15 (7.28%) Computer Science
14 15 (7.28%) Configuration Management
15 14 (6.80%) OOD
16 13 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.98%) C#
2 68 (33.01%) JavaScript
3 31 (15.05%) Java
4 22 (10.68%) Kotlin
5 10 (4.85%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.37%) SQL
7 5 (2.43%) Apple Swift
7 5 (2.43%) Java 8
7 5 (2.43%) Objective-C
7 5 (2.43%) PHP
8 3 (1.46%) ES6
9 2 (0.97%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (9.22%) Degree
2 14 (6.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.49%) ISEB
3 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.31%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) HockeyApp
1 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 205 (99.51%) Google
2 10 (4.85%) Apple
3 8 (3.88%) Atlassian
3 8 (3.88%) MobileIron
3 8 (3.88%) VMware
4 7 (3.40%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.91%) Facebook
6 4 (1.94%) Twitter
7 3 (1.46%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.49%) Tealium