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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Play
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 707 625 292
Rank change year-on-year -82 -333 +66
Permanent jobs citing Google Play 159 20 6
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.21% 0.049% 0.068%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.43% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 44 20 6
10th Percentile £40,750 £47,375 £58,750
25th Percentile £47,188 £48,438 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £91,250
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -34.25% +52.08%
75th Percentile £69,063 £70,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £84,125 -
UK median annual salary £63,750 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% -3.57% +50.54%

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 WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 36,852 19,884 3,883
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.78% 48.38% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20,725 15,305 3,405
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Google Play
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Google Play as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Google Play trend for jobs with a WFH option

Google Play
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Google Play.

Google Play salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Google Play
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Google Play over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Google Play salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, Google Play job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Google Play.

1 159 (100.00%) Google
2 107 (67.30%) Android
3 82 (51.57%) Apple
4 76 (47.80%) Mobile App
5 71 (44.65%) Kotlin
6 69 (43.40%) Degree
7 65 (40.88%) Agile
8 62 (38.99%) Social Skills
9 60 (37.74%) Android Development
10 59 (37.11%) Git (software)
11 58 (36.48%) Apple iOS
12 54 (33.96%) RESTful
13 53 (33.33%) User Experience
14 50 (31.45%) Test Automation
15 44 (27.67%) Java
16 38 (23.90%) React Native
16 38 (23.90%) Android Studio
17 36 (22.64%) MVVM
17 36 (22.64%) React
18 34 (21.38%) Mentoring
18 34 (21.38%) Node.js
19 33 (20.75%) Scrum
20 32 (20.13%) QA
20 32 (20.13%) Firebase
21 31 (19.50%) Decision-Making
21 31 (19.50%) JSON
22 30 (18.87%) Algorithms
23 29 (18.24%) Computer Science
23 29 (18.24%) REST
23 29 (18.24%) Software Engineering

Google Play
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 10 (6.29%) Confluence
1 10 (6.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Adobe After Effects
1 10 (6.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 10 (6.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (6.29%) CINEMA 4D
1 10 (6.29%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.14%) InVision
3 3 (1.89%) Adobe XD
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.13%) Firebase
2 19 (11.95%) Azure
2 19 (11.95%) GitHub
3 16 (10.06%) GCP
4 10 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (5.66%) AWS
5 9 (5.66%) Slack
6 5 (3.14%) AppsFlyer
6 5 (3.14%) Bitrise
6 5 (3.14%) Vercel
7 4 (2.52%) Figma
7 4 (2.52%) npm
8 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.26%) Stripe
10 1 (0.63%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.32%) HTTP
1 18 (11.32%) VoIP
2 10 (6.29%) Internet
3 6 (3.77%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.32%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.92%) BigQuery
2 11 (6.92%) Redash
3 10 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.29%) RDBMS
3 10 (6.29%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.29%) Tableau
4 6 (3.77%) SQLite
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 59 (37.11%) Git (software)
2 38 (23.90%) Android Studio
3 18 (11.32%) fastlane
4 17 (10.69%) JIRA
5 16 (10.06%) Postman
5 16 (10.06%) Xcode
6 10 (6.29%) Bitbucket
6 10 (6.29%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.29%) Mercurial
6 10 (6.29%) webpack
7 8 (5.03%) Charles Proxy
7 8 (5.03%) Gradle
8 1 (0.63%) Appium
8 1 (0.63%) Crashlytics
General
1 62 (38.99%) Social Skills
2 28 (17.61%) Finance
3 27 (16.98%) Marketing
4 20 (12.58%) Banking
5 18 (11.32%) Telecoms
6 10 (6.29%) Advertising
6 10 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.29%) Retail Banking
7 9 (5.66%) Publishing
8 6 (3.77%) Legal
9 5 (3.14%) Law
10 4 (2.52%) Public Sector
11 3 (1.89%) Games
11 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (47.17%) Developer
2 37 (23.27%) Android Developer
3 27 (16.98%) Android Engineer
4 20 (12.58%) Applications Developer
5 18 (11.32%) Analyst
5 18 (11.32%) Cloud Developer
6 17 (10.69%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.81%) iOS Developer
7 14 (8.81%) Senior iOS Developer
8 13 (8.18%) Designer
9 12 (7.55%) Java Android Developer
9 12 (7.55%) Java Applications Developer
9 12 (7.55%) Java Developer
10 11 (6.92%) Data Scientist
10 11 (6.92%) React Developer
11 10 (6.29%) Lead Developer
11 10 (6.29%) Product Analyst
11 10 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
13 8 (5.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (33.96%) RESTful
2 38 (23.90%) React Native
3 36 (22.64%) React
4 34 (21.38%) Node.js
5 31 (19.50%) JSON
6 29 (18.24%) REST
7 28 (17.61%) OAuth
8 23 (14.47%) .NET
9 19 (11.95%) Web Services
10 18 (11.32%) CSS
10 18 (11.32%) OAuth2
11 17 (10.69%) .NET Framework
12 15 (9.43%) HTML
12 15 (9.43%) Material Design
12 15 (9.43%) Redux
13 12 (7.55%) .NET Core
14 11 (6.92%) Android SDK
14 11 (6.92%) Keras
14 11 (6.92%) PyTorch
14 11 (6.92%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 76 (47.80%) Mobile App
2 53 (33.33%) User Experience
3 30 (18.87%) Algorithms
4 16 (10.06%) Blog
5 12 (7.55%) Handset
5 12 (7.55%) Video\Live Streaming
6 11 (6.92%) Animation
7 10 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (6.29%) Graphic Design
7 10 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (6.29%) Motion Graphics
7 10 (6.29%) Online Banking
7 10 (6.29%) Video Editing
8 7 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.26%) Oculus
Operating Systems
1 107 (67.30%) Android
2 58 (36.48%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (40.88%) Agile
2 60 (37.74%) Android Development
3 50 (31.45%) Test Automation
4 36 (22.64%) MVVM
5 34 (21.38%) Mentoring
6 33 (20.75%) Scrum
7 31 (19.50%) Decision-Making
8 29 (18.24%) Computer Science
8 29 (18.24%) Software Engineering
9 28 (17.61%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (17.61%) Coaching
10 26 (16.35%) Technical Leadership
11 24 (15.09%) Commercialisation
12 23 (14.47%) Mobile Development
12 23 (14.47%) UX Design
13 21 (13.21%) iOS Development
13 21 (13.21%) Push Notifications
14 20 (12.58%) Clean Code
15 19 (11.95%) Artificial Intelligence
15 19 (11.95%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 71 (44.65%) Kotlin
2 44 (27.67%) Java
3 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
4 27 (16.98%) Apple Swift
5 22 (13.84%) SQL
6 21 (13.21%) Objective-C
7 16 (10.06%) TypeScript
8 14 (8.81%) Python
9 12 (7.55%) C#
10 10 (6.29%) Bash
10 10 (6.29%) Ruby
11 6 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (43.40%) Degree
2 13 (8.18%) Master's Degree
3 11 (6.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.13%) QA
2 14 (8.81%) Accessibility
3 8 (5.03%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Bugsnag
Vendors
1 159 (100.00%) Google
2 82 (51.57%) Apple
3 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.18%) Adobe
5 10 (6.29%) YouTube
6 5 (3.14%) Zopa
7 4 (2.52%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.63%) New Relic