Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Play
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 1020 929
Rank change year-on-year +182 -91 +7
Permanent jobs citing Google Play 348 221 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.09% 0.91% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 322 216 379
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £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 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 31805 24248 19789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.18% 12.64% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26150 20395 16257
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +187 347 £50,000 -9.09% 40
UK excluding London +170 203 £40,000 -5.88% 18
London +40 144 £57,500 -11.54% 22
Midlands +68 52 £37,000 -26.00% 2
North of England +18 50 £40,000 - 7
South West - 44 £55,000 - 6
North West -8 36 £40,000 - 5
East of England +41 32 £37,500 -37.50%
West Midlands +54 29 £35,000 -12.50%
South East +83 25 £35,000 -36.36% 3
East Midlands +46 23 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +45 14 £35,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 342 (98.28%) Google
2 340 (97.70%) Android
3 213 (61.21%) Mobile App
4 190 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
5 186 (53.45%) Android Development
6 142 (40.80%) TDD
7 138 (39.66%) Dependency Injection
8 133 (38.22%) Games
9 125 (35.92%) iPhone
10 119 (34.20%) Domain-Driven Design
10 119 (34.20%) MVC
11 116 (33.33%) Android SDK
12 114 (32.76%) C#
12 114 (32.76%) Java
13 113 (32.47%) .NET
13 113 (32.47%) Node.js
14 112 (32.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 112 (32.18%) ASP.NET
15 111 (31.90%) SQL Server
16 108 (31.03%) WCF
16 108 (31.03%) Ninject
16 108 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
16 108 (31.03%) Web Application Development
16 108 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 95 (27.30%) Git (software)
18 91 (26.15%) Android Studio
19 75 (21.55%) Apple iOS
20 71 (20.40%) RESTful
21 62 (17.82%) Gradle
22 57 (16.38%) SQL Server 2014

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 8 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.44%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.93%) GitHub
2 12 (3.45%) iTunes
3 9 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (31.90%) SQL Server
2 57 (16.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 55 (15.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (2.59%) Mixpanel
4 9 (2.59%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.30%) MySQL
5 8 (2.30%) Neo4j
5 8 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.30%) Redis
6 5 (1.44%) Big Data
7 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 95 (27.30%) Git (software)
2 91 (26.15%) Android Studio
3 62 (17.82%) Gradle
4 37 (10.63%) Xcode
5 27 (7.76%) JUnit
5 27 (7.76%) Mockito
6 25 (7.18%) Eclipse
7 20 (5.75%) Appium
8 19 (5.46%) Jenkins
9 17 (4.89%) JIRA
10 10 (2.87%) Robolectric
11 9 (2.59%) Visual Studio
12 8 (2.30%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.72%) Maven
13 6 (1.72%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.72%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.72%) Subversion
14 4 (1.15%) CocoaPods
15 2 (0.57%) Selenium
16 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 133 (38.22%) Games
2 41 (11.78%) Electronics
2 41 (11.78%) Publishing
3 38 (10.92%) Finance
4 29 (8.33%) Retail
5 26 (7.47%) Marketing
6 21 (6.03%) Manufacturing
6 21 (6.03%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.72%) Advertising
7 6 (1.72%) Banking
7 6 (1.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 284 (81.61%) Developer
2 137 (39.37%) Android Developer
3 108 (31.03%) .NET Developer
4 100 (28.74%) Digital Developer
5 33 (9.48%) Android Engineer
6 27 (7.76%) Agile Developer
7 26 (7.47%) Agile .NET Developer
7 26 (7.47%) Agile C# Developer
7 26 (7.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 26 (7.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (7.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (7.47%) C# Developer
7 26 (7.47%) iOS Developer
8 20 (5.75%) Applications Developer
9 18 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.74%) iOS Android Developer
11 12 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (3.45%) Senior Android Developer
12 7 (2.01%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 113 (32.47%) .NET
2 113 (32.47%) Node.js
3 112 (32.18%) ASP.NET
3 112 (32.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 108 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 108 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
4 108 (31.03%) Ninject
4 108 (31.03%) WCF
5 71 (20.40%) RESTful
6 53 (15.23%) HTML
7 52 (14.94%) CSS
8 44 (12.64%) Web Services
9 41 (11.78%) RxJava
10 40 (11.49%) iOS SDK
11 39 (11.21%) JSON
12 30 (8.62%) HTML5
13 29 (8.33%) CSS3
14 28 (8.05%) Reactive Extensions
14 28 (8.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 213 (61.21%) Mobile App
2 125 (35.92%) iPhone
3 38 (10.92%) User Experience
4 24 (6.90%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.87%) Data Structures
6 9 (2.59%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.30%) Augmented Reality
7 8 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.72%) CUDA
9 6 (1.72%) Fintech
10 4 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.86%) Blog
11 3 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.57%) Animation
12 2 (0.57%) EMV
12 2 (0.57%) Xbox
13 1 (0.29%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.29%) Mobile Games
13 1 (0.29%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 340 (97.70%) Android
2 75 (21.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (53.45%) Android Development
3 142 (40.80%) TDD
4 138 (39.66%) Dependency Injection
5 119 (34.20%) Domain-Driven Design
5 119 (34.20%) MVC
6 108 (31.03%) Web Application Development
7 48 (13.79%) Mobile Development
8 46 (13.22%) MVVM
9 43 (12.36%) BDD
9 43 (12.36%) iOS Development
10 40 (11.49%) OOP
11 38 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (10.63%) Test Automation
13 33 (9.48%) OO
13 33 (9.48%) Open Source
14 26 (7.47%) Unit Testing
15 25 (7.18%) Scrum
16 21 (6.03%) Digital Marketing
16 21 (6.03%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (32.76%) C#
1 114 (32.76%) Java
2 45 (12.93%) Objective-C
3 36 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.48%) Kotlin
5 24 (6.90%) C
6 15 (4.31%) Apple Swift
6 15 (4.31%) PHP
7 11 (3.16%) SQL
8 10 (2.87%) C++
9 8 (2.30%) ES6
9 8 (2.30%) GraphQL
10 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (8.33%) Degree
2 19 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.29%) ISEB
3 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) AppManager
1 1 (0.29%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 342 (98.28%) Google
2 26 (7.47%) Apple
3 21 (6.03%) SAP
4 14 (4.02%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.59%) Facebook
6 3 (0.86%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.29%) New Relic
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) Samsung