Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 56 57
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1 +137
Permanent jobs citing GCP 385 224 497
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.88% 4.31% 4.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.10% 10.78% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 343 187 475
10th Percentile £55,000 £55,150 £53,000
25th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £79,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +13.57%
75th Percentile £101,250 £91,250 £92,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £111,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%

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 2,549 2,077 3,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.55% 39.92% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,330 1,815 3,685
10th Percentile £43,975 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £54,813 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% - +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £103,875 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%

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 3 August 2021.

Salary histogram for GCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 265 (68.83%) AWS
2 210 (54.55%) Azure
3 200 (51.95%) DevOps
4 196 (50.91%) Kubernetes
5 153 (39.74%) Java
6 148 (38.44%) Python
7 141 (36.62%) Docker
8 133 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
9 127 (32.99%) Terraform
10 117 (30.39%) Microservices
11 98 (25.45%) Google
12 97 (25.19%) Jenkins
13 94 (24.42%) Finance
14 86 (22.34%) Software Engineering
15 77 (20.00%) Ansible
16 75 (19.48%) Social Skills
17 65 (16.88%) NoSQL
18 62 (16.10%) Degree
19 61 (15.84%) Serverless
20 58 (15.06%) SQL
21 54 (14.03%) Analytics
22 53 (13.77%) Fintech
22 53 (13.77%) C#
23 52 (13.51%) Oracle
24 50 (12.99%) GDPR
25 49 (12.73%) Linux
25 49 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
26 48 (12.47%) Data Engineering
26 48 (12.47%) MongoDB
26 48 (12.47%) Infrastructure as Code

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 35 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 24 (6.23%) Confluence
3 14 (3.64%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.30%) CMS
6 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.52%) Apache
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.52%) nginx
9 1 (0.26%) IIS
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.52%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 265 (68.83%) AWS
2 210 (54.55%) Azure
3 61 (15.84%) Serverless
4 22 (5.71%) IaaS
5 18 (4.68%) SaaS
6 16 (4.16%) PaaS
7 12 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (2.60%) Amazon EKS
8 10 (2.60%) Snowflake
9 9 (2.34%) GitHub
9 9 (2.34%) OpenShift
10 7 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.30%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.30%) Apigee
11 5 (1.30%) Azure Pipelines
11 5 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.30%) Microsoft 365
11 5 (1.30%) Stackdriver
11 5 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (1.04%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.30%) Broadband
1 5 (1.30%) HTTP
1 5 (1.30%) Network Security
2 4 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (1.04%) SSH
3 3 (0.78%) 5G
3 3 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.26%) LAN
4 1 (0.26%) PSTN
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.26%) VPN
4 1 (0.26%) WAN
4 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.88%) NoSQL
2 49 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (12.47%) MongoDB
4 46 (11.95%) Big Data
5 45 (11.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 45 (11.69%) Relational Database
6 44 (11.43%) SQL Server
7 37 (9.61%) Hadoop
8 36 (9.35%) BigQuery
9 31 (8.05%) Amazon Redshift
10 13 (3.38%) MySQL
11 11 (2.86%) Data Lake
12 10 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (2.08%) Amazon Aurora
15 7 (1.82%) Metadata
16 6 (1.56%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.56%) OLTP
16 6 (1.56%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 97 (25.19%) Jenkins
2 39 (10.13%) SonarQube
3 38 (9.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 36 (9.35%) CircleCI
5 32 (8.31%) JIRA
6 12 (3.12%) Git (software)
7 10 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.60%) Travis CI
8 7 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.56%) ER Studio
9 6 (1.56%) ERwin
9 6 (1.56%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (1.56%) Subversion
10 4 (1.04%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.04%) Maven
10 4 (1.04%) Toad
10 4 (1.04%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (0.78%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.78%) GitLab
11 3 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 94 (24.42%) Finance
2 75 (19.48%) Social Skills
3 38 (9.87%) Banking
3 38 (9.87%) Retail
4 35 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
5 34 (8.83%) Influencing Skills
6 18 (4.68%) Games
7 15 (3.90%) Advertising
8 14 (3.64%) Marketing
9 8 (2.08%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.82%) Law
10 7 (1.82%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.56%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.56%) Wholesale Banking
12 5 (1.30%) Front Office
12 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
13 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.78%) Billing
14 3 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (18.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 63 (16.36%) Developer
3 54 (14.03%) Architect
4 40 (10.39%) Senior DevOps
4 40 (10.39%) Technical Leader
5 39 (10.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 34 (8.83%) Java Engineer
7 32 (8.31%) Software Engineer
8 26 (6.75%) Big Data Engineer
9 25 (6.49%) Platform Engineer
10 24 (6.23%) Data Engineer
10 24 (6.23%) Java Software Engineer
11 23 (5.97%) Lead Developer
12 22 (5.71%) Big Data Software Engineer
12 22 (5.71%) Data Analytics Engineer
13 20 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
14 19 (4.94%) Java Developer
15 17 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
16 15 (3.90%) Backend Developer
16 15 (3.90%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.95%) Node.js
2 43 (11.17%) OAuth
3 37 (9.61%) OAuth2
4 35 (9.09%) OpenID
5 34 (8.83%) React
6 24 (6.23%) Kafka
7 21 (5.45%) Spring
8 19 (4.94%) REST
9 16 (4.16%) Web Services
10 15 (3.90%) AngularJS
11 14 (3.64%) Spring Boot
12 11 (2.86%) Vue.js
13 10 (2.60%) Middleware
14 9 (2.34%) GraphQL
15 8 (2.08%) Next.js
16 7 (1.82%) HTML
17 6 (1.56%) .NET
17 6 (1.56%) JSON
17 6 (1.56%) PySpark
18 5 (1.30%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.31%) Public Cloud
2 16 (4.16%) Cloud Native
3 11 (2.86%) Clustering
4 10 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.08%) User Experience
5 8 (2.08%) Video\Live Streaming
6 7 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.30%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.78%) Derivative
9 3 (0.78%) Social Media
10 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 49 (12.73%) Linux
2 10 (2.60%) Windows
3 8 (2.08%) Unix
4 6 (1.56%) CentOS
5 4 (1.04%) Android
5 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Solaris
7 2 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (51.95%) DevOps
2 133 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (30.39%) Microservices
4 86 (22.34%) Software Engineering
5 54 (14.03%) Analytics
6 53 (13.77%) Fintech
7 48 (12.47%) Data Engineering
7 48 (12.47%) Infrastructure as Code
8 46 (11.95%) Technical Leadership
9 45 (11.69%) Test Automation
10 43 (11.17%) Artificial Intelligence
10 43 (11.17%) Data Protection
11 42 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
12 41 (10.65%) Strategic Roadmap
13 40 (10.39%) Event-Driven
14 39 (10.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 38 (9.87%) Code Coverage
15 38 (9.87%) Data Privacy
15 38 (9.87%) Process Management
15 38 (9.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 153 (39.74%) Java
2 148 (38.44%) Python
3 58 (15.06%) SQL
4 53 (13.77%) C#
5 40 (10.39%) C++
6 34 (8.83%) Go
6 34 (8.83%) JavaScript
7 30 (7.79%) Bash Shell
8 24 (6.23%) Kotlin
9 18 (4.68%) Scala
10 17 (4.42%) Java 8
11 11 (2.86%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.82%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.56%) R
13 6 (1.56%) Rust
14 5 (1.30%) C
15 4 (1.04%) Java 11
15 4 (1.04%) Ruby
16 3 (0.78%) Groovy
17 2 (0.52%) Dart
Qualifications
1 62 (16.10%) Degree
2 45 (11.69%) Master's Degree
3 6 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.52%) CISSP
5 2 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.26%) CAPM
6 1 (0.26%) CISA
6 1 (0.26%) PhD
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (12.99%) GDPR
2 40 (10.39%) QA
3 10 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.56%) Accessibility
4 6 (1.56%) GRC
5 5 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 141 (36.62%) Docker
2 8 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.52%) Xen
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 196 (50.91%) Kubernetes
2 127 (32.99%) Terraform
3 77 (20.00%) Ansible
4 22 (5.71%) Puppet
5 19 (4.94%) Prometheus
6 11 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.04%) Grafana
8 3 (0.78%) Salt
9 2 (0.52%) Control-M
10 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.26%) AssetCenter
10 1 (0.26%) CASB
10 1 (0.26%) Consul
10 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.26%) SCOM
10 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (25.45%) Google
2 52 (13.51%) Oracle
3 25 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.64%) VMware
5 11 (2.86%) Adobe
6 9 (2.34%) Databricks
7 6 (1.56%) IBM
7 6 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.56%) Splunk
8 5 (1.30%) Pega
9 4 (1.04%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.78%) Cadence
10 3 (0.78%) Facebook
11 2 (0.52%) BMC
11 2 (0.52%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.52%) Hitachi
11 2 (0.52%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.52%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.52%) SAP