Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Play
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 867 958 932
Rank change year-on-year +91 -26 +17
Permanent jobs citing Google Play 306 222 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.88% 0.94% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 272 213 355
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,100
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £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 34,594 23,636 20,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.95% 13.54% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28,653 19,816 17,448
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,475 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Google Play in the UK

Google Play
Top 13 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 22 January 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 +103 304 £45,000 -10.00% 40
UK excluding London +90 188 £40,000 -5.88% 21
London -9 116 £65,000 +8.33% 21
North of England +21 73 £40,000 - 5
North West +4 49 £40,000 - 1
South West - 37 £40,000 - 3
Midlands +22 33 £37,500 -25.00% 5
East of England +33 27 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Yorkshire +39 18 £35,000 - 3
East Midlands +20 18 £37,500 -25.00% 2
South East +3 18 £40,000 -15.79% 3
West Midlands +14 15 £35,750 +0.70% 3
North East - 6 £26,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 302 (98.69%) Google
2 287 (93.79%) Android
3 214 (69.93%) Mobile App
4 184 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (46.08%) Games
6 135 (44.12%) iPhone
7 134 (43.79%) TDD
8 126 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
8 126 (41.18%) Android Development
9 123 (40.20%) Domain-Driven Design
10 119 (38.89%) Node.js
11 114 (37.25%) MVC
12 112 (36.60%) C#
13 110 (35.95%) .NET
13 110 (35.95%) SQL Server
13 110 (35.95%) ASP.NET
13 110 (35.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 109 (35.62%) Ninject
14 109 (35.62%) KnockoutJS
14 109 (35.62%) Web Application Development
14 109 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 109 (35.62%) WCF
15 87 (28.43%) Java
16 83 (27.12%) Android SDK
17 66 (21.57%) Apple iOS
18 63 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
19 49 (16.01%) BDD
20 48 (15.69%) Mobile Development
20 48 (15.69%) JavaScript
20 48 (15.69%) HTML

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 12 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.31%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.48%) GitHub
2 14 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.31%) TestFlight
4 3 (0.98%) iTunes
5 2 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (35.95%) SQL Server
2 63 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 46 (15.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (4.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (4.25%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.92%) JanusGraph
5 12 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.92%) MySQL
5 12 (3.92%) Neo4j
5 12 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.92%) Redis
6 2 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (15.36%) Android Studio
1 47 (15.36%) Gradle
2 45 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 26 (8.50%) Appium
4 22 (7.19%) JIRA
4 22 (7.19%) JUnit
5 20 (6.54%) Xcode
6 19 (6.21%) Mockito
7 13 (4.25%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.25%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.92%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.94%) CocoaPods
10 7 (2.29%) Selenium
11 6 (1.96%) Maven
11 6 (1.96%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.98%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.98%) Subversion
14 2 (0.65%) TestRail
14 2 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 141 (46.08%) Games
2 37 (12.09%) Publishing
3 32 (10.46%) Finance
4 16 (5.23%) Electronics
4 16 (5.23%) Marketing
5 15 (4.90%) Banking
6 14 (4.58%) Retail
7 10 (3.27%) Advertising
7 10 (3.27%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.94%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 266 (86.93%) Developer
2 109 (35.62%) .NET Developer
3 101 (33.01%) Digital Developer
4 96 (31.37%) Android Developer
5 32 (10.46%) Agile Developer
6 31 (10.13%) Agile .NET Developer
6 31 (10.13%) Agile C# Developer
6 31 (10.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 31 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (10.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (10.13%) C# Developer
7 24 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 20 (6.54%) iOS Developer
8 20 (6.54%) Senior Developer
9 19 (6.21%) Applications Developer
10 17 (5.56%) Android Engineer
11 16 (5.23%) Mobile Developer
12 14 (4.58%) Senior Android Developer
13 12 (3.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (38.89%) Node.js
2 110 (35.95%) .NET
2 110 (35.95%) ASP.NET
2 110 (35.95%) ASP.NET MVC
3 109 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 109 (35.62%) KnockoutJS
3 109 (35.62%) Ninject
3 109 (35.62%) WCF
4 83 (27.12%) Android SDK
5 48 (15.69%) HTML
6 47 (15.36%) RESTful
7 44 (14.38%) CSS
8 37 (12.09%) HTML5
9 33 (10.78%) CSS3
10 32 (10.46%) RxJava
11 30 (9.80%) Dagger
11 30 (9.80%) iOS SDK
11 30 (9.80%) Retrofit
12 28 (9.15%) Web Services
13 25 (8.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 214 (69.93%) Mobile App
2 135 (44.12%) iPhone
3 25 (8.17%) User Experience
4 15 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.25%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.92%) Fintech
7 10 (3.27%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.94%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.63%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.65%) Animation
11 2 (0.65%) Blog
11 2 (0.65%) Online Games
11 2 (0.65%) Social Media
12 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.33%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.33%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.33%) Social Network
12 1 (0.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 287 (93.79%) Android
2 66 (21.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (60.13%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (43.79%) TDD
3 126 (41.18%) Android Development
3 126 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
4 123 (40.20%) Domain-Driven Design
5 114 (37.25%) MVC
6 109 (35.62%) Web Application Development
7 49 (16.01%) BDD
8 48 (15.69%) Mobile Development
9 40 (13.07%) iOS Development
10 36 (11.76%) MVVM
11 33 (10.78%) Test Automation
12 29 (9.48%) Open Source
12 29 (9.48%) Scrum
13 26 (8.50%) Front End Development
13 26 (8.50%) OOP
14 19 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (5.88%) Unit Testing
16 17 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (5.23%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.60%) C#
2 87 (28.43%) Java
3 48 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.44%) Objective-C
5 26 (8.50%) Kotlin
6 13 (4.25%) ES6
6 13 (4.25%) SQL
7 12 (3.92%) GraphQL
7 12 (3.92%) PHP
8 11 (3.59%) Apple Swift
8 11 (3.59%) C
9 3 (0.98%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.21%) Degree
2 13 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) ISEB
5 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.33%) AppManager
Vendors
1 302 (98.69%) Google
2 38 (12.42%) Apple
3 12 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.27%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (0.65%) New Relic
7 1 (0.33%) Samsung