Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 59 63
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4 +91
Permanent jobs citing GCP 495 183 552
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 7.24% 4.38% 4.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.63% 9.78% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 452 167 512
10th Percentile £54,000 £53,750 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
75th Percentile £101,250 £93,750 £95,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £105,000 £110,000
London median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +14.29%

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 Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,167 1,872 4,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 46.35% 44.78% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,889 1,647 4,522
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,813 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £93,750
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Central London

GCP
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for GCP in Central London

GCP
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in Central London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for GCP in Central London

GCP
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
City of London +28 423 £85,000 +6.25% 155
West End of London +3 20 £77,500 +6.90% 8
Camden - 13 £60,000 - 3
City of Westminster - 2 £56,757 - 8
GCP
London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Central London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 348 (70.30%) AWS
2 283 (57.17%) Azure
3 244 (49.29%) DevOps
4 234 (47.27%) Kubernetes
5 216 (43.64%) Python
6 192 (38.79%) Java
7 188 (37.98%) Docker
8 158 (31.92%) Microservices
8 158 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
9 150 (30.30%) Terraform
10 145 (29.29%) Google
11 121 (24.44%) Jenkins
12 120 (24.24%) Finance
13 107 (21.62%) Software Engineering
14 101 (20.40%) Social Skills
15 96 (19.39%) Degree
16 91 (18.38%) Serverless
17 88 (17.78%) NoSQL
18 79 (15.96%) SQL
18 79 (15.96%) Infrastructure as Code
19 75 (15.15%) C#
20 74 (14.95%) Ansible
21 73 (14.75%) Analytics
21 73 (14.75%) Linux
21 73 (14.75%) Master's Degree
22 71 (14.34%) Oracle
23 67 (13.54%) Test Automation
24 66 (13.33%) JavaScript
25 65 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
25 65 (13.13%) Go

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 39 (7.88%) Confluence
2 36 (7.27%) Apache Spark
3 17 (3.43%) Apache Airflow
4 11 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.62%) Apache
7 4 (0.81%) CMS
8 3 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.61%) nginx
9 2 (0.40%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.40%) Tornado
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.20%) IIS
10 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (1.62%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 348 (70.30%) AWS
2 283 (57.17%) Azure
3 91 (18.38%) Serverless
4 21 (4.24%) SaaS
5 20 (4.04%) IaaS
5 20 (4.04%) Snowflake
6 19 (3.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (3.23%) PaaS
8 14 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (2.22%) GitHub
10 11 (2.22%) Power Platform
11 9 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
11 9 (1.82%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (1.62%) Azure Data Factory
12 8 (1.62%) Lucidchart
12 8 (1.62%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.41%) AWS Step Functions
13 7 (1.41%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.41%) Firewall
2 5 (1.01%) Broadband
3 4 (0.81%) HTTP
3 4 (0.81%) Network Security
3 4 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.40%) 5G
5 2 (0.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.20%) Internet
6 1 (0.20%) SAN
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (17.78%) NoSQL
2 65 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (12.53%) Relational Database
4 59 (11.92%) SQL Server
5 58 (11.72%) MongoDB
6 54 (10.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 50 (10.10%) Big Data
8 34 (6.87%) Hadoop
9 33 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
10 31 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (5.45%) BigQuery
12 24 (4.85%) Data Lake
12 24 (4.85%) MySQL
13 16 (3.23%) Redis
14 14 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (2.63%) Tableau
16 12 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (2.22%) Amazon Aurora
17 11 (2.22%) Power BI
18 9 (1.82%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 121 (24.44%) Jenkins
2 53 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 53 (10.71%) JIRA
3 52 (10.51%) SonarQube
4 36 (7.27%) Git (software)
5 22 (4.44%) CircleCI
6 17 (3.43%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.63%) Spinnaker
8 9 (1.82%) GitLab
8 9 (1.82%) Maven
8 9 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.82%) Subversion
9 8 (1.62%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.62%) ER Studio
9 8 (1.62%) ERwin
9 8 (1.62%) PowerDesigner
10 6 (1.21%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.01%) Toad
11 5 (1.01%) TortoiseSVN
12 4 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 120 (24.24%) Finance
2 101 (20.40%) Social Skills
3 51 (10.30%) Retail
4 48 (9.70%) Presentation Skills
5 45 (9.09%) Influencing Skills
6 31 (6.26%) Banking
7 26 (5.25%) Marketing
8 20 (4.04%) Advertising
9 19 (3.84%) Games
10 15 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (2.83%) Publishing
12 11 (2.22%) Public Sector
13 10 (2.02%) Manufacturing
14 9 (1.82%) Law
15 8 (1.62%) Telecoms
16 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
17 6 (1.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 6 (1.21%) Investment Banking
17 6 (1.21%) Legal
18 5 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 82 (16.57%) Developer
2 75 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (14.14%) Architect
4 64 (12.93%) Technical Leader
5 34 (6.87%) Data Engineer
6 32 (6.46%) Senior DevOps
7 30 (6.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 30 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 26 (5.25%) Java Developer
9 24 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
10 22 (4.44%) Java Engineer
10 22 (4.44%) Platform Engineer
11 21 (4.24%) Cloud Architect
11 21 (4.24%) Consultant
12 19 (3.84%) Data Architect
13 18 (3.64%) Lead Developer
14 15 (3.03%) Backend Developer
15 14 (2.83%) Senior Software Engineer
15 14 (2.83%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 13 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.73%) Node.js
1 63 (12.73%) React
2 52 (10.51%) OAuth
3 50 (10.10%) Kafka
4 47 (9.49%) OpenID
5 45 (9.09%) OAuth2
6 34 (6.87%) Spring
7 26 (5.25%) Spring Boot
8 24 (4.85%) AngularJS
9 23 (4.65%) Web Services
10 20 (4.04%) Vue.js
11 18 (3.64%) .NET
12 17 (3.43%) REST
13 12 (2.42%) HTML
14 10 (2.02%) CSS
14 10 (2.02%) Micronaut
14 10 (2.02%) Ratpack
15 9 (1.82%) Middleware
16 8 (1.62%) CSS3
16 8 (1.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.67%) Cloud Native
2 21 (4.24%) Public Cloud
3 15 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 15 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.02%) Clustering
5 10 (2.02%) User Experience
6 9 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.81%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
11 3 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.61%) Blog
12 2 (0.40%) CMDB
12 2 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.40%) Social Media
12 2 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 73 (14.75%) Linux
2 23 (4.65%) Windows
3 12 (2.42%) Unix
4 7 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.01%) Android
6 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.81%) CentOS
7 2 (0.40%) Solaris
7 2 (0.40%) SUSE
7 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (49.29%) DevOps
2 158 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (31.92%) Microservices
3 107 (21.62%) Software Engineering
4 79 (15.96%) Infrastructure as Code
5 73 (14.75%) Analytics
6 67 (13.54%) Test Automation
7 65 (13.13%) Strategic Roadmap
7 65 (13.13%) Technical Leadership
8 63 (12.73%) Event-Driven
9 59 (11.92%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 53 (10.71%) Data Protection
10 53 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
11 52 (10.51%) Code Coverage
11 52 (10.51%) Data Privacy
11 52 (10.51%) Fintech
11 52 (10.51%) Process Management
11 52 (10.51%) UML
12 49 (9.90%) Enterprise Architecture
13 48 (9.70%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (43.64%) Python
2 192 (38.79%) Java
3 79 (15.96%) SQL
4 75 (15.15%) C#
5 66 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 65 (13.13%) Go
7 57 (11.52%) C++
8 55 (11.11%) Scala
9 49 (9.90%) Bash Shell
10 23 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.24%) Kotlin
12 20 (4.04%) Ruby
13 19 (3.84%) Java 8
14 17 (3.43%) TypeScript
15 15 (3.03%) C
16 12 (2.42%) Rust
17 11 (2.22%) Groovy
18 6 (1.21%) PHP
19 4 (0.81%) R
20 3 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 96 (19.39%) Degree
2 73 (14.75%) Master's Degree
3 7 (1.41%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.21%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.81%) CISSP
6 3 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.40%) CISA
7 2 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.40%) PhD
7 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.40%) PMP
7 2 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.20%) CAPM
8 1 (0.20%) CCIE
8 1 (0.20%) CCNP
8 1 (0.20%) CCSP
8 1 (0.20%) CRISC
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (12.32%) QA
2 56 (11.31%) GDPR
3 11 (2.22%) Accessibility
4 10 (2.02%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.81%) NIST
6 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) SEPA
7 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 188 (37.98%) Docker
2 9 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.20%) KVM
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 234 (47.27%) Kubernetes
2 150 (30.30%) Terraform
3 74 (14.95%) Ansible
4 26 (5.25%) Puppet
5 11 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.02%) Prometheus
7 7 (1.41%) Grafana
8 5 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.61%) Istio
9 3 (0.61%) Salt
10 2 (0.40%) Consul
10 2 (0.40%) Control-M
10 2 (0.40%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.40%) SCOM
10 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.20%) CASB
11 1 (0.20%) Kibana
11 1 (0.20%) Packer
11 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 145 (29.29%) Google
2 71 (14.34%) Oracle
3 35 (7.07%) Microsoft
4 19 (3.84%) Databricks
5 10 (2.02%) SAP
5 10 (2.02%) VMware
6 9 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.62%) IBM
8 7 (1.41%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.01%) Adobe
9 5 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.01%) Splunk
10 4 (0.81%) Cadence
10 4 (0.81%) Pega
10 4 (0.81%) Talend
11 3 (0.61%) F5
11 3 (0.61%) Informatica
11 3 (0.61%) SaltStack
12 2 (0.40%) BMC
12 2 (0.40%) Hitachi