Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 83 115
Rank change year-on-year +2 +32 +100
Permanent jobs citing GCP 122 69 146
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.52% 2.90% 2.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.07% 8.64% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 98 65 110
10th Percentile £44,250 " £39,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £37,000 £44,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +27.27% -12.00% -13.79%
75th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £80,688
South East median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -4.17%

GCP is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,212 799 1,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.98% 33.53% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 858 715 1,497
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,475 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,750 £80,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Berkshire

GCP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in Berkshire.

Salary trend for GCP in Berkshire

GCP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for GCP in Berkshire

GCP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 31 July 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
Reading -8 87 £70,000 +52.17% 12
Bracknell -20 12 £65,000 -21.21% 2
Slough - 5 £65,000 -
Wokingham -2 3 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Newbury +5 2 £57,500 -20.69% 4
Maidenhead -21 1 £77,500 -
GCP
South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, IT jobs citing GCP 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GCP.

1 114 (93.44%) AWS
2 86 (70.49%) Azure
3 61 (50.00%) Google
4 48 (39.34%) Python
5 40 (32.79%) SQL
5 40 (32.79%) Docker
6 39 (31.97%) Microservices
7 36 (29.51%) Kubernetes
8 29 (23.77%) Java
9 28 (22.95%) Ansible
10 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (20.49%) DevOps
11 25 (20.49%) Social Skills
12 24 (19.67%) Terraform
12 24 (19.67%) Kafka
12 24 (19.67%) NoSQL
12 24 (19.67%) Linux
13 22 (18.03%) Spring
14 21 (17.21%) MongoDB
14 21 (17.21%) SaaS
15 20 (16.39%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (16.39%) Software Engineering
16 19 (15.57%) Apache Solr
16 19 (15.57%) Elasticsearch
16 19 (15.57%) Greenfield Project
17 18 (14.75%) Jenkins
18 17 (13.93%) TDD
18 17 (13.93%) Data Modelling
18 17 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (13.11%) AWS CloudFormation

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 19 (15.57%) Apache Solr
1 19 (15.57%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (12.30%) Apache
3 6 (4.92%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.10%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (3.28%) NetWeaver
5 4 (3.28%) nginx
6 2 (1.64%) CMS
6 2 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 114 (93.44%) AWS
2 86 (70.49%) Azure
3 21 (17.21%) SaaS
4 16 (13.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (12.30%) PaaS
6 14 (11.48%) IaaS
7 8 (6.56%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (6.56%) Serverless
8 6 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (4.92%) AWS CloudTrail
8 6 (4.92%) Route 53
9 4 (3.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (3.28%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (2.46%) Google Workspace
10 3 (2.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.64%) AWS IoT
11 2 (1.64%) GitHub
12 1 (0.82%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.82%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) H.323
1 5 (4.10%) Network Security
1 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 4 (3.28%) VPN
2 4 (3.28%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) MPLS
4 1 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.82%) DHCP
4 1 (0.82%) DNS
4 1 (0.82%) HTTP
4 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.82%) LAN
4 1 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.82%) RTP
4 1 (0.82%) SD-WAN
4 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.82%) VoIP
4 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) NoSQL
2 21 (17.21%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.84%) Big Data
4 11 (9.02%) Apache Hive
5 10 (8.20%) MySQL
6 9 (7.38%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.92%) Data Lake
7 6 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (4.10%) Presto
9 4 (3.28%) Parquet
9 4 (3.28%) SAP HANA
9 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.82%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.82%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.82%) Data Vault
11 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.74%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.92%) CircleCI
4 5 (4.10%) Selenium
5 4 (3.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.82%) Appium
6 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.82%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.82%) GoCD
General
1 25 (20.49%) Social Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.56%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.74%) Finance
5 6 (4.92%) Retail
6 4 (3.28%) Marketing
7 3 (2.46%) Electronics
7 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.46%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.64%) Games
8 2 (1.64%) Military
9 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.82%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (33.61%) Developer
2 18 (14.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 18 (14.75%) Data Engineer
2 18 (14.75%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.93%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (13.93%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.66%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Senior Data Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Backend Developer
8 9 (7.38%) Python Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Consultant
9 8 (6.56%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (6.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Python Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.67%) Kafka
2 22 (18.03%) Spring
3 20 (16.39%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (6.56%) .NET
4 8 (6.56%) React
4 8 (6.56%) Web Services
5 7 (5.74%) Node.js
5 7 (5.74%) REST
6 6 (4.92%) Spring Boot
7 5 (4.10%) WebRTC
8 4 (3.28%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.28%) LAMP
8 4 (3.28%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (3.28%) pytest
8 4 (3.28%) SAP Basis
9 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.46%) HTML
9 3 (2.46%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (2.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (9.84%) Cloud Native
2 12 (9.84%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.10%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.28%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.82%) iPad
8 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.67%) Linux
2 8 (6.56%) Unix
3 7 (5.74%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.97%) Microservices
2 26 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.49%) DevOps
4 20 (16.39%) Software Engineering
5 17 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.93%) Data Modelling
5 17 (13.93%) TDD
6 16 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (12.30%) Cloud Operations
8 11 (9.02%) Data Architecture
8 11 (9.02%) Migration
8 11 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
10 9 (7.38%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (7.38%) Presales
10 9 (7.38%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.34%) Python
2 40 (32.79%) SQL
3 29 (23.77%) Java
4 16 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.38%) C#
6 8 (6.56%) Go
6 8 (6.56%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.92%) Perl
8 2 (1.64%) C
8 2 (1.64%) C++
8 2 (1.64%) ES6
9 1 (0.82%) ABAP
9 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.82%) Java 8
9 1 (0.82%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.82%) R
9 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.84%) Degree
3 6 (4.92%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.46%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.82%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.82%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 6 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) GDPR
3 1 (0.82%) GRC
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (32.79%) Docker
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.28%) KVM
3 4 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 36 (29.51%) Kubernetes
2 28 (22.95%) Ansible
3 24 (19.67%) Terraform
4 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 61 (50.00%) Google
2 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle
3 7 (5.74%) SAP
4 6 (4.92%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (4.10%) VMware
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco
6 2 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.82%) Intel
7 1 (0.82%) Qualys