Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Play
UK
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 753 883 895
Rank change year-on-year +130 +12 +101
Permanent jobs citing Google Play 92 85 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.077% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.27% 0.22% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 84 62 115
10th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £32,600
25th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +44.44% +5.88%
75th Percentile £76,563 £84,688 £65,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £92,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +52.94% +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 34,626 38,429 41,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.14% 34.92% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28,421 31,642 33,478
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,100 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 18 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Top 8 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 18 April 2021. 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 +133 80 £62,500 -3.85% 38
UK excluding London +105 49 £55,000 -15.38% 20
South East +93 36 £55,000 -15.38% 6
London +93 33 £72,500 +1.75% 20
Work from Home -122 14 £60,000 -33.33% 7
East of England - 6 £44,500 - 2
South West - 5 £66,500 - 2
Scotland -7 2 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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 92 (100.00%) Google
2 79 (85.87%) Android
3 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (60.87%) Mobile Development
5 55 (59.78%) Mobile App
6 54 (58.70%) Android Development
6 54 (58.70%) Java
7 53 (57.61%) Apple iOS
8 38 (41.30%) Git (software)
8 38 (41.30%) Python
8 38 (41.30%) Mobile Application Development
9 36 (39.13%) Degree
10 33 (35.87%) Apple
11 31 (33.70%) C++
11 31 (33.70%) Computer Science
12 29 (31.52%) Docker
12 29 (31.52%) Kotlin
12 29 (31.52%) Objective-C
13 27 (29.35%) Computer Science Degree
13 27 (29.35%) iOS Development
14 24 (26.09%) API Development
15 19 (20.65%) Scrum
16 15 (16.30%) Mercurial
16 15 (16.30%) Games
16 15 (16.30%) Bitbucket
17 13 (14.13%) MVVM
17 13 (14.13%) Bluetooth
18 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
18 11 (11.96%) Xamarin
18 11 (11.96%) DevOps

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 3 (3.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Azure
1 7 (7.61%) Firebase
2 6 (6.52%) AWS
2 6 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (4.35%) Lucidchart
3 4 (4.35%) Serverless
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon ECS
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon SageMaker
4 3 (3.26%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (3.26%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (3.26%) AWS CodeBuild
4 3 (3.26%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 3 (3.26%) AWS CodePipeline
4 3 (3.26%) Bitrise
4 3 (3.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) Bluetooth
2 6 (6.52%) LAN
2 6 (6.52%) Network Security
2 6 (6.52%) WAN
3 5 (5.43%) Internet
4 4 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.17%) Firewall
6 1 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) MySQL
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.35%) OLAP
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.26%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (41.30%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.30%) Bitbucket
2 15 (16.30%) Mercurial
3 7 (7.61%) JIRA
4 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.26%) fastlane
6 2 (2.17%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 15 (16.30%) Games
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.26%) Advertising
6 3 (3.26%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (2.17%) Publishing
8 1 (1.09%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (72.83%) Developer
2 39 (42.39%) Mobile Developer
3 30 (32.61%) Android Developer
4 29 (31.52%) Senior Developer
5 20 (21.74%) Senior Android Developer
6 17 (18.48%) Java Developer
6 17 (18.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (16.30%) Java Android Developer
7 15 (16.30%) Senior Mobile Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Agile Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Bluetooth Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Java Mobile Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Senior Agile Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Product Manager
10 5 (5.43%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.43%) iOS Developer
10 5 (5.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) RESTful
2 8 (8.70%) React Native
3 6 (6.52%) .NET
4 5 (5.43%) Node.js
5 4 (4.35%) RxJava
6 3 (3.26%) Android SDK
6 3 (3.26%) OAuth
6 3 (3.26%) REST
6 3 (3.26%) Symfony
7 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.17%) Vue.js
8 1 (1.09%) Adobe AIR
8 1 (1.09%) Apollo GraphQL
8 1 (1.09%) GraphQL
8 1 (1.09%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.09%) JSON
8 1 (1.09%) React
8 1 (1.09%) Redux
8 1 (1.09%) Sass
8 1 (1.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 55 (59.78%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.52%) Smartphone
2 6 (6.52%) User Experience
3 5 (5.43%) Smart Meter
4 4 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.26%) Digital Currency
5 3 (3.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.26%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.09%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 79 (85.87%) Android
2 53 (57.61%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.52%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.43%) Linux
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (60.87%) Mobile Development
3 54 (58.70%) Android Development
4 38 (41.30%) Mobile Application Development
5 31 (33.70%) Computer Science
6 27 (29.35%) iOS Development
7 24 (26.09%) API Development
8 19 (20.65%) Scrum
9 13 (14.13%) MVVM
10 11 (11.96%) DevOps
11 8 (8.70%) ITIL
12 7 (7.61%) Kanban
12 7 (7.61%) TDD
13 6 (6.52%) Project Management
13 6 (6.52%) Service Management
13 6 (6.52%) Wireframes
14 5 (5.43%) Analytics
14 5 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.70%) Java
2 38 (41.30%) Python
3 31 (33.70%) C++
4 29 (31.52%) Kotlin
4 29 (31.52%) Objective-C
5 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.61%) C#
7 5 (5.43%) PHP
8 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.26%) ES6
9 3 (3.26%) Ruby
9 3 (3.26%) SQL
10 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (39.13%) Degree
2 27 (29.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) Docker
2 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 6 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) PaperCut
2 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.35%) Terraform
3 3 (3.26%) Ansible
3 3 (3.26%) Kubeflow
4 1 (1.09%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) Google
2 33 (35.87%) Apple
3 11 (11.96%) Xamarin
4 6 (6.52%) Avaya
4 6 (6.52%) BMC
4 6 (6.52%) Cisco
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.52%) Veeam
4 6 (6.52%) VMware
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle
6 2 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (1.09%) Adobe