Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 34 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 +87
Permanent jobs citing GCP 395 225 389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.48% 5.35% 4.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.57% 11.81% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 371 188 349
10th Percentile £54,000 £58,750 £55,000
25th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £63,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £105,000 £103,750 £95,000
90th Percentile £130,000 £112,500 £120,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £82,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +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 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 2,711 1,905 3,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.49% 45.28% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,443 1,684 3,014
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £48,812
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 17 January 2022.

Salary histogram for GCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 288 (72.91%) AWS
2 232 (58.73%) Azure
3 200 (50.63%) Kubernetes
4 198 (50.13%) Python
5 197 (49.87%) DevOps
6 159 (40.25%) Docker
7 148 (37.47%) Java
8 126 (31.90%) Terraform
9 117 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
10 109 (27.59%) Microservices
11 104 (26.33%) Google
12 86 (21.77%) SQL
13 84 (21.27%) Finance
13 84 (21.27%) Jenkins
14 82 (20.76%) Infrastructure as Code
15 72 (18.23%) Software Engineering
16 70 (17.72%) NoSQL
17 67 (16.96%) Degree
18 64 (16.20%) Bash
19 63 (15.95%) Serverless
20 61 (15.44%) Analytics
20 61 (15.44%) React
21 57 (14.43%) Go
22 53 (13.42%) Scala
22 53 (13.42%) JavaScript
23 51 (12.91%) Linux
24 48 (12.15%) Social Skills
25 47 (11.90%) Oracle
25 47 (11.90%) Kafka
26 46 (11.65%) Ansible

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 32 (8.10%) Confluence
2 25 (6.33%) Apache Spark
3 14 (3.54%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (2.03%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.77%) Apache
5 7 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.51%) CMS
6 2 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.51%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 288 (72.91%) AWS
2 232 (58.73%) Azure
3 63 (15.95%) Serverless
4 28 (7.09%) Snowflake
5 25 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 16 (4.05%) PaaS
7 14 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (3.54%) SaaS
8 13 (3.29%) Amazon S3
8 13 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (3.29%) GitHub
8 13 (3.29%) IaaS
9 11 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (2.78%) Power Platform
10 10 (2.53%) Lucidchart
11 9 (2.28%) dbt
12 8 (2.03%) AWS Step Functions
13 7 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (1.77%) Matillion
13 7 (1.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.54%) Firewall
2 10 (2.53%) DNS
2 10 (2.53%) Network Security
3 2 (0.51%) Broadband
3 2 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.25%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) SAN
4 1 (0.25%) Skype
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.72%) NoSQL
2 43 (10.89%) Relational Database
3 40 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (8.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 34 (8.61%) SQL Server
6 33 (8.35%) Big Data
7 32 (8.10%) MongoDB
8 27 (6.84%) BigQuery
9 23 (5.82%) Amazon Redshift
10 20 (5.06%) MySQL
11 18 (4.56%) Hadoop
12 13 (3.29%) Data Lake
13 12 (3.04%) Redis
13 12 (3.04%) Tableau
14 11 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (2.78%) Power BI
15 9 (2.28%) Looker
16 8 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (1.52%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 84 (21.27%) Jenkins
2 39 (9.87%) JIRA
3 35 (8.86%) Git (software)
4 31 (7.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 30 (7.59%) SonarQube
6 15 (3.80%) Spinnaker
7 13 (3.29%) GitLab
7 13 (3.29%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.28%) Subversion
9 8 (2.03%) Maven
10 7 (1.77%) CircleCI
11 6 (1.52%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.76%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.76%) Burp Suite
13 3 (0.76%) git-flow
13 3 (0.76%) Gradle
13 3 (0.76%) Selenium
13 3 (0.76%) Toad
13 3 (0.76%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 84 (21.27%) Finance
2 48 (12.15%) Social Skills
3 32 (8.10%) Retail
4 27 (6.84%) Banking
5 23 (5.82%) Influencing Skills
5 23 (5.82%) Presentation Skills
6 20 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (4.30%) Marketing
8 16 (4.05%) Law
9 14 (3.54%) Publishing
10 11 (2.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 7 (1.77%) Legal
12 6 (1.52%) Advertising
13 5 (1.27%) Billing
13 5 (1.27%) Games
13 5 (1.27%) Investment Banking
14 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 4 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.76%) International Banking
16 2 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (16.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 50 (12.66%) Architect
3 48 (12.15%) Developer
4 47 (11.90%) Technical Leader
5 42 (10.63%) Data Engineer
6 25 (6.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 24 (6.08%) Java Developer
8 23 (5.82%) Cloud Engineer
9 20 (5.06%) Consultant
10 19 (4.81%) Senior DevOps
11 18 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.05%) Data Architect
12 16 (4.05%) Software Engineer
13 13 (3.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 13 (3.29%) Senior Software Engineer
14 12 (3.04%) Lead Architect
15 11 (2.78%) Site Engineer
16 10 (2.53%) Senior Consultant
16 10 (2.53%) Senior Data Engineer
17 9 (2.28%) Lead Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (15.44%) React
2 47 (11.90%) Kafka
3 40 (10.13%) Node.js
4 22 (5.57%) OAuth
5 21 (5.32%) OAuth2
5 21 (5.32%) OpenID
5 21 (5.32%) Spring
6 19 (4.81%) Spring Boot
7 17 (4.30%) AngularJS
8 13 (3.29%) REST
8 13 (3.29%) Vue.js
9 9 (2.28%) Micronaut
9 9 (2.28%) Ratpack
10 7 (1.77%) .NET
11 5 (1.27%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.01%) .NET Core
12 4 (1.01%) CSS
12 4 (1.01%) HTML
13 3 (0.76%) Middleware
14 2 (0.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.87%) Cloud Native
2 29 (7.34%) Public Cloud
3 18 (4.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (3.04%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.28%) Blog
6 7 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.01%) Clustering
8 4 (1.01%) CMDB
9 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.76%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.76%) User Experience
10 2 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.25%) Derivative
11 1 (0.25%) Equities
11 1 (0.25%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.91%) Linux
2 16 (4.05%) Windows
3 10 (2.53%) Unix
4 6 (1.52%) Android
5 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.01%) CentOS
7 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.51%) Solaris
8 2 (0.51%) SUSE
8 2 (0.51%) VMS
9 1 (0.25%) Debian
9 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (49.87%) DevOps
2 117 (29.62%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (27.59%) Microservices
4 82 (20.76%) Infrastructure as Code
5 72 (18.23%) Software Engineering
6 61 (15.44%) Analytics
7 42 (10.63%) Event-Driven
8 41 (10.38%) Technical Leadership
9 39 (9.87%) Test Automation
10 38 (9.62%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 34 (8.61%) Data Science
12 32 (8.10%) Data Privacy
12 32 (8.10%) Fintech
13 31 (7.85%) Process Management
13 31 (7.85%) UML
14 30 (7.59%) Code Coverage
14 30 (7.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 30 (7.59%) Technical Architecture
15 29 (7.34%) Artificial Intelligence
15 29 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 198 (50.13%) Python
2 148 (37.47%) Java
3 86 (21.77%) SQL
4 64 (16.20%) Bash
5 57 (14.43%) Go
6 53 (13.42%) JavaScript
6 53 (13.42%) Scala
7 40 (10.13%) C#
8 35 (8.86%) C++
9 16 (4.05%) C
9 16 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.80%) Rust
11 14 (3.54%) Groovy
12 13 (3.29%) Java 8
13 10 (2.53%) Kotlin
14 9 (2.28%) Ruby
14 9 (2.28%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.27%) R
16 4 (1.01%) Perl
17 3 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (16.96%) Degree
2 45 (11.39%) Master's Degree
3 9 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.03%) CCIE
4 8 (2.03%) CCNP
5 6 (1.52%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.76%) PhD
8 1 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.25%) CAPM
8 1 (0.25%) CCSP
8 1 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.35%) QA
2 29 (7.34%) GDPR
3 12 (3.04%) Data Quality
4 8 (2.03%) SLA
5 2 (0.51%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) NIST
6 1 (0.25%) SEPA
System Software
1 159 (40.25%) Docker
2 9 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.51%) HDFS
6 1 (0.25%) KVM
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 200 (50.63%) Kubernetes
2 126 (31.90%) Terraform
3 46 (11.65%) Ansible
4 40 (10.13%) Puppet
5 18 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.01%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.76%) Grafana
7 3 (0.76%) HP Fortify
7 3 (0.76%) Istio
8 2 (0.51%) Control-M
8 2 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.51%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.25%) Consul
9 1 (0.25%) Kibana
9 1 (0.25%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) Packer
9 1 (0.25%) QRadar
9 1 (0.25%) Salt
9 1 (0.25%) SCCM
9 1 (0.25%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 104 (26.33%) Google
2 47 (11.90%) Oracle
3 26 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.54%) Talend
5 11 (2.78%) Databricks
5 11 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.53%) F5
7 9 (2.28%) Cisco
7 9 (2.28%) IBM
7 9 (2.28%) VMware
8 8 (2.03%) Arista
8 8 (2.03%) Aruba
8 8 (2.03%) CheckPoint
8 8 (2.03%) Dell
8 8 (2.03%) Fortinet
8 8 (2.03%) Juniper
8 8 (2.03%) Palo Alto
9 7 (1.77%) Informatica
9 7 (1.77%) SAP
10 5 (1.27%) Splunk