Period
to 2 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 62 111
Rank change year-on-year +20 +49 +150
Permanent jobs citing GCP 282 371 273
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.00% 4.17% 2.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.35% 11.62% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 252 359 267
Median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £60,125 £55,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £108,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,113 3,194 3,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.94% 35.94% 28.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,863 2,793 2,769
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £34,800 £34,650
90th Percentile £103,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% - +8.33%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in the City of London.

Salary trend for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for GCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 198 (70.21%) AWS
2 164 (58.16%) Azure
3 129 (45.74%) Kubernetes
4 121 (42.91%) DevOps
5 112 (39.72%) Python
6 108 (38.30%) Terraform
7 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
8 98 (34.75%) Java
9 89 (31.56%) Docker
10 81 (28.72%) Ansible
11 74 (26.24%) Finance
12 61 (21.63%) Google
13 58 (20.57%) Jenkins
14 57 (20.21%) Microservices
15 51 (18.09%) Puppet
16 50 (17.73%) Software Engineering
17 48 (17.02%) Fintech
18 47 (16.67%) Analytics
18 47 (16.67%) Big Data
19 43 (15.25%) Banking
20 40 (14.18%) Hadoop
20 40 (14.18%) CircleCI
21 39 (13.83%) SQL
22 38 (13.48%) React
23 35 (12.41%) Degree
24 34 (12.06%) Git (software)
25 33 (11.70%) Apache Spark
26 32 (11.35%) Node.js
26 32 (11.35%) Artificial Intelligence
26 32 (11.35%) JavaScript

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 33 (11.70%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.55%) Apache
4 9 (3.19%) Apache Airflow
5 7 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.77%) Confluence
7 3 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.06%) nginx
7 3 (1.06%) SAS
8 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.35%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 198 (70.21%) AWS
2 164 (58.16%) Azure
3 24 (8.51%) IaaS
4 21 (7.45%) PaaS
5 19 (6.74%) SaaS
6 14 (4.96%) OpenShift
7 13 (4.61%) GitHub
8 9 (3.19%) Amazon EKS
9 8 (2.84%) Serverless
10 7 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (2.48%) Power Platform
10 7 (2.48%) Rackspace Cloud
10 7 (2.48%) Stackdriver
11 5 (1.77%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.77%) Apigee
12 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (1.06%) Apple Pay
13 3 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.06%) Google Pay
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.03%) Network Security
2 8 (2.84%) Firewall
3 6 (2.13%) VPN
4 3 (1.06%) LAN
4 3 (1.06%) WAN
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.71%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.71%) Multicast
5 2 (0.71%) NX-OS
5 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.71%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.35%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.67%) Big Data
2 40 (14.18%) Hadoop
3 25 (8.87%) BigQuery
4 20 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 16 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.32%) MySQL
7 13 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.55%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.19%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.84%) Bigtable
10 8 (2.84%) Looker
11 7 (2.48%) Power BI
11 7 (2.48%) Presto
12 5 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.77%) Tableau
13 4 (1.42%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 58 (20.57%) Jenkins
2 40 (14.18%) CircleCI
3 34 (12.06%) Git (software)
4 26 (9.22%) Travis CI
5 16 (5.67%) JIRA
6 11 (3.90%) Bitbucket
7 10 (3.55%) GitLab
8 9 (3.19%) Maven
9 6 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.77%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.77%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.06%) JUnit
11 3 (1.06%) Mockito
12 2 (0.71%) Spinnaker
12 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.35%) Gradle
13 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 74 (26.24%) Finance
2 43 (15.25%) Banking
3 12 (4.26%) Law
3 12 (4.26%) Retail Banking
4 11 (3.90%) Retail
5 8 (2.84%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.48%) Front Office
7 6 (2.13%) Games
8 5 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.42%) Marketing
9 4 (1.42%) Wholesale Banking
10 3 (1.06%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (20.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 55 (19.50%) Developer
3 43 (15.25%) Architect
4 30 (10.64%) Java Engineer
5 26 (9.22%) Big Data Engineer
6 22 (7.80%) Senior DevOps
6 22 (7.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 22 (7.80%) Software Engineer
7 21 (7.45%) Consultant
8 20 (7.09%) Platform Engineer
9 19 (6.74%) Data Engineer
10 18 (6.38%) Java Developer
11 17 (6.03%) Cloud Architect
12 16 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
12 16 (5.67%) Senior Developer
13 15 (5.32%) Data Architect
14 14 (4.96%) Cloud Engineer
15 13 (4.61%) Java Software Engineer
16 12 (4.26%) Data Analytics Engineer
16 12 (4.26%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (13.48%) React
2 32 (11.35%) Node.js
3 19 (6.74%) Web Services
4 14 (4.96%) Kafka
5 12 (4.26%) HTML
6 11 (3.90%) React Native
6 11 (3.90%) RESTful
7 10 (3.55%) .NET
7 10 (3.55%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.19%) Flask
8 9 (3.19%) GraphQL
8 9 (3.19%) Vue.js
9 7 (2.48%) Apache Beam
9 7 (2.48%) CSS
9 7 (2.48%) PyTorch
9 7 (2.48%) REST
9 7 (2.48%) Spring
9 7 (2.48%) TensorFlow
10 6 (2.13%) JSON
10 6 (2.13%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.87%) Public Cloud
2 17 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.19%) User Experience
4 7 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.48%) Cloud Native
4 7 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.77%) Clustering
6 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.77%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.93%) Linux
2 11 (3.90%) Windows
3 6 (2.13%) Unix
4 3 (1.06%) Android
4 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.06%) CentOS
5 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (42.91%) DevOps
2 99 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (20.21%) Microservices
4 50 (17.73%) Software Engineering
5 48 (17.02%) Fintech
6 47 (16.67%) Analytics
7 32 (11.35%) Artificial Intelligence
8 31 (10.99%) ETL
9 27 (9.57%) Infrastructure as Code
9 27 (9.57%) Migration
10 26 (9.22%) Data Engineering
10 26 (9.22%) TDD
11 24 (8.51%) Configuration Management
12 23 (8.16%) Machine Learning
13 22 (7.80%) Data Science
13 22 (7.80%) Mentoring
14 20 (7.09%) Test Automation
15 19 (6.74%) Computer Science
15 19 (6.74%) Data Modelling
16 18 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 112 (39.72%) Python
2 98 (34.75%) Java
3 39 (13.83%) SQL
4 32 (11.35%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.87%) Scala
6 23 (8.16%) Bash Shell
6 23 (8.16%) Go
7 20 (7.09%) C#
8 18 (6.38%) Kotlin
9 11 (3.90%) Groovy
10 8 (2.84%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.84%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.13%) Java 8
11 6 (2.13%) PHP
11 6 (2.13%) R
11 6 (2.13%) Ruby
12 4 (1.42%) Clojure
12 4 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.06%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (12.41%) Degree
2 12 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.90%) AWS Certification
4 7 (2.48%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.42%) PhD
7 3 (1.06%) CISSP
7 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.71%) CISM
9 1 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.35%) CISA
9 1 (0.35%) CRISC
9 1 (0.35%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.06%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) NCSC
System Software
1 89 (31.56%) Docker
2 7 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.71%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 129 (45.74%) Kubernetes
2 108 (38.30%) Terraform
3 81 (28.72%) Ansible
4 51 (18.09%) Puppet
5 23 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.26%) Prometheus
7 8 (2.84%) Grafana
8 5 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.77%) Istio
9 4 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.06%) Rancher
11 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.35%) AssetCenter
12 1 (0.35%) Kibana
12 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 61 (21.63%) Google
2 28 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.80%) Oracle
4 19 (6.74%) VMware
5 15 (5.32%) IBM
6 12 (4.26%) Informatica
7 10 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (3.19%) SAP
8 9 (3.19%) Talend
9 7 (2.48%) Alibaba
9 7 (2.48%) Rackspace
9 7 (2.48%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.13%) Databricks
11 5 (1.77%) Cloudera
12 4 (1.42%) Adobe
12 4 (1.42%) NVIDIA
12 4 (1.42%) Splunk
12 4 (1.42%) Veracode
13 3 (1.06%) Cisco
13 3 (1.06%) Intel