Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Play
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 1025 936
Rank change year-on-year +168 -89 -24
Permanent jobs citing Google Play 333 231 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.11% 0.98% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 303 222 344
UK median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.91% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30075 23674 18972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.02% 11.95% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24704 19980 15344
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Top 12 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 16 August 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 +167 332 £49,000 -10.91% 22
UK excluding London +119 178 £40,000 -5.88% 15
London +81 154 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Midlands +63 52 £37,500 -21.05% 4
North of England +12 44 £40,000 - 2
North West -24 42 £40,000 - 1
South East +60 32 £35,000 -36.36% 3
South West - 31 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands +34 30 £35,000 -3.45% 3
East Midlands +34 22 £60,000 +20.00% 1
East of England +19 19 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 330 (99.10%) Google
1 330 (99.10%) Android
2 198 (59.46%) Android Development
3 193 (57.96%) Mobile App
4 159 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (40.84%) TDD
6 123 (36.94%) Games
7 119 (35.74%) iPhone
7 119 (35.74%) Dependency Injection
8 112 (33.63%) SQL Server
9 109 (32.73%) .NET
10 108 (32.43%) C#
10 108 (32.43%) MVC
11 102 (30.63%) ASP.NET
11 102 (30.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 96 (28.83%) Git (software)
12 96 (28.83%) Node.js
13 95 (28.53%) Android SDK
14 94 (28.23%) Domain-Driven Design
15 93 (27.93%) WCF
15 93 (27.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 93 (27.93%) Ninject
15 93 (27.93%) KnockoutJS
15 93 (27.93%) Web Application Development
16 87 (26.13%) Android Studio
16 87 (26.13%) Java
17 73 (21.92%) Apple iOS
18 70 (21.02%) SQL Server 2014
18 70 (21.02%) Mobile Development
19 60 (18.02%) RxJava

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 2 (0.60%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.01%) GitHub
2 15 (4.50%) iTunes
3 3 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) NFC
2 3 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 70 (21.02%) SQL Server 2014
3 59 (17.72%) SQL Server 2016
4 18 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 18 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (5.11%) Mixpanel
6 6 (1.80%) Big Data
7 3 (0.90%) SQLite
8 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 96 (28.83%) Git (software)
2 87 (26.13%) Android Studio
3 44 (13.21%) Gradle
4 36 (10.81%) Xcode
5 28 (8.41%) Mockito
6 26 (7.81%) Eclipse
7 22 (6.61%) Jenkins
8 19 (5.71%) Robolectric
9 18 (5.41%) JIRA
9 18 (5.41%) JUnit
10 11 (3.30%) Appium
11 9 (2.70%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.40%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.20%) CocoaPods
14 3 (0.90%) Subversion
14 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (0.30%) git-flow
15 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
15 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 123 (36.94%) Games
2 40 (12.01%) Electronics
3 29 (8.71%) Retail
4 26 (7.81%) Finance
5 23 (6.91%) Marketing
6 21 (6.31%) Publishing
7 20 (6.01%) Manufacturing
7 20 (6.01%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.40%) Legal
9 4 (1.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 281 (84.38%) Developer
2 153 (45.95%) Android Developer
3 96 (28.83%) .NET Developer
4 85 (25.53%) Digital Developer
5 31 (9.31%) C# Developer
6 30 (9.01%) iOS Developer
7 28 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (8.11%) Android Engineer
9 25 (7.51%) Agile .NET Developer
9 25 (7.51%) Agile C# Developer
9 25 (7.51%) Agile Developer
9 25 (7.51%) Applications Developer
9 25 (7.51%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 25 (7.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (7.51%) iOS Android Developer
10 18 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 18 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 18 (5.41%) Senior Android Developer
10 18 (5.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (32.73%) .NET
2 102 (30.63%) ASP.NET
2 102 (30.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 96 (28.83%) Node.js
4 95 (28.53%) Android SDK
5 93 (27.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 93 (27.93%) KnockoutJS
5 93 (27.93%) Ninject
5 93 (27.93%) WCF
6 60 (18.02%) RxJava
7 52 (15.62%) RESTful
8 46 (13.81%) CSS
8 46 (13.81%) HTML
9 40 (12.01%) JSON
10 37 (11.11%) iOS SDK
11 32 (9.61%) Web Services
12 29 (8.71%) REST
13 23 (6.91%) Reactive Extensions
13 23 (6.91%) Velocity
14 21 (6.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 193 (57.96%) Mobile App
2 119 (35.74%) iPhone
3 50 (15.02%) User Experience
4 44 (13.21%) Computer Science
5 23 (6.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.40%) CUDA
7 6 (1.80%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.80%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.20%) EMV
9 3 (0.90%) Blog
9 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.90%) Social Network
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) Xbox
11 1 (0.30%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 330 (99.10%) Android
2 73 (21.92%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (59.46%) Android Development
2 159 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (40.84%) TDD
4 119 (35.74%) Dependency Injection
5 108 (32.43%) MVC
6 94 (28.23%) Domain-Driven Design
7 93 (27.93%) Web Application Development
8 70 (21.02%) Mobile Development
9 54 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
10 52 (15.62%) OOP
11 47 (14.11%) iOS Development
12 46 (13.81%) Open Source
13 40 (12.01%) MVVM
14 39 (11.71%) OO
15 35 (10.51%) Analytics
16 32 (9.61%) BDD
17 25 (7.51%) SOLID
17 25 (7.51%) Test Automation
17 25 (7.51%) Unit Testing
18 22 (6.61%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 108 (32.43%) C#
2 87 (26.13%) Java
3 38 (11.41%) Objective-C
4 28 (8.41%) C
5 27 (8.11%) Kotlin
6 26 (7.81%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.41%) SQL
7 18 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 15 (4.50%) Apple Swift
9 13 (3.90%) PHP
10 10 (3.00%) C++
11 4 (1.20%) VB
11 4 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.90%) XAML
13 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (14.11%) Degree
2 22 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) AppManager
Vendors
1 330 (99.10%) Google
2 20 (6.01%) SAP
3 18 (5.41%) Facebook
4 15 (4.50%) Apple
5 10 (3.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.10%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.20%) Sony
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Twitter