Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 55 81
Rank change year-on-year +16 +26 +166
Permanent jobs citing GCP 307 331 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.22% 4.40% 3.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.82% 11.84% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 263 279 356
10th Percentile £59,000 £58,750 £50,000
25th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +14.81%
75th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +7.14%

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 2,222 2,796 3,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.03% 37.15% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 2,444 3,058
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 10 May 2021.

Salary histogram for GCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 199 (64.82%) AWS
2 156 (50.81%) Azure
3 137 (44.63%) DevOps
4 124 (40.39%) Kubernetes
5 120 (39.09%) Python
6 116 (37.79%) Java
7 113 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (31.60%) Terraform
9 87 (28.34%) Docker
10 72 (23.45%) Microservices
10 72 (23.45%) Finance
11 69 (22.48%) Google
12 64 (20.85%) Ansible
13 61 (19.87%) Jenkins
14 56 (18.24%) Software Engineering
15 51 (16.61%) Analytics
16 50 (16.29%) SQL
17 48 (15.64%) Fintech
18 47 (15.31%) Big Data
19 44 (14.33%) Banking
20 43 (14.01%) Social Skills
21 42 (13.68%) CircleCI
21 42 (13.68%) Hadoop
21 42 (13.68%) Data Engineering
22 38 (12.38%) BigQuery
23 35 (11.40%) Apache Spark
24 33 (10.75%) Puppet
25 32 (10.42%) NoSQL
25 32 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
26 31 (10.10%) Degree

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 (11.40%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.93%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (2.61%) Confluence
4 6 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.30%) CMS
6 3 (0.98%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.65%) Apache
7 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.65%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 199 (64.82%) AWS
2 156 (50.81%) Azure
3 23 (7.49%) IaaS
4 22 (7.17%) Serverless
5 19 (6.19%) PaaS
6 10 (3.26%) SaaS
7 9 (2.93%) Amazon EKS
7 9 (2.93%) OpenShift
8 8 (2.61%) GitHub
8 8 (2.61%) Stackdriver
9 7 (2.28%) Amazon S3
9 7 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.63%) Microsoft 365
11 5 (1.63%) Power Platform
12 4 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.98%) Apple Pay
13 3 (0.98%) Cloud Functions
13 3 (0.98%) Google Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.93%) Firewall
2 7 (2.28%) Network Security
3 6 (1.95%) VPN
4 4 (1.30%) SSH
5 3 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.98%) LAN
5 3 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.98%) WAN
6 2 (0.65%) 5G
6 2 (0.65%) Broadband
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.65%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.65%) Multicast
6 2 (0.65%) NX-OS
6 2 (0.65%) SD-WAN
6 2 (0.65%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.31%) Big Data
2 42 (13.68%) Hadoop
3 38 (12.38%) BigQuery
4 32 (10.42%) NoSQL
5 29 (9.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 23 (7.49%) MongoDB
7 22 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (6.51%) SQL Server
9 19 (6.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (4.56%) Relational Database
11 13 (4.23%) MySQL
12 10 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.95%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.95%) Data Lake
15 5 (1.63%) Power BI
15 5 (1.63%) Snowflake Schema
16 4 (1.30%) Data Mining
16 4 (1.30%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 61 (19.87%) Jenkins
2 42 (13.68%) CircleCI
3 21 (6.84%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.19%) Travis CI
5 16 (5.21%) JIRA
6 12 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (3.58%) Bitbucket
7 11 (3.58%) SonarQube
8 8 (2.61%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.28%) GitLab
10 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.30%) Maven
11 4 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.98%) ER Studio
12 3 (0.98%) ERwin
12 3 (0.98%) JUnit
12 3 (0.98%) Mockito
12 3 (0.98%) PowerDesigner
13 2 (0.65%) Spinnaker
13 2 (0.65%) Toad
General
1 72 (23.45%) Finance
2 44 (14.33%) Banking
3 43 (14.01%) Social Skills
4 24 (7.82%) Retail
5 12 (3.91%) Public Sector
6 11 (3.58%) Games
6 11 (3.58%) Influencing Skills
6 11 (3.58%) Presentation Skills
7 10 (3.26%) Front Office
7 10 (3.26%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.61%) Law
9 7 (2.28%) Advertising
9 7 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.28%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.95%) Marketing
10 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.95%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (17.26%) Developer
2 50 (16.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (15.96%) Architect
4 33 (10.75%) Java Engineer
5 31 (10.10%) Big Data Engineer
6 30 (9.77%) Software Engineer
7 29 (9.45%) Senior DevOps
7 29 (9.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 26 (8.47%) Data Engineer
9 24 (7.82%) Java Software Engineer
10 22 (7.17%) Big Data Software Engineer
10 22 (7.17%) Data Analytics Engineer
11 20 (6.51%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
11 20 (6.51%) Platform Engineer
12 18 (5.86%) Cloud Engineer
12 18 (5.86%) Senior Developer
13 17 (5.54%) Cloud Architect
14 16 (5.21%) Consultant
14 16 (5.21%) Java Developer
15 15 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.10%) React
2 27 (8.79%) Node.js
3 18 (5.86%) Web Services
4 17 (5.54%) Kafka
5 15 (4.89%) GraphQL
6 14 (4.56%) OAuth
7 13 (4.23%) OAuth2
8 12 (3.91%) AngularJS
8 12 (3.91%) Next.js
9 11 (3.58%) REST
10 10 (3.26%) OpenID
10 10 (3.26%) Spring
10 10 (3.26%) Vue.js
11 7 (2.28%) JSON
11 7 (2.28%) Spring Boot
12 6 (1.95%) .NET
12 6 (1.95%) HTML
12 6 (1.95%) TensorFlow
13 5 (1.63%) Flask
13 5 (1.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.10%) Public Cloud
2 16 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.23%) Cloud Native
4 11 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.26%) User Experience
6 9 (2.93%) Video\Live Streaming
7 8 (2.61%) Clustering
8 5 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.65%) Derivative
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.49%) Linux
2 7 (2.28%) Unix
2 7 (2.28%) Windows
3 5 (1.63%) Android
3 5 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.30%) CentOS
5 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (44.63%) DevOps
2 113 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (23.45%) Microservices
4 56 (18.24%) Software Engineering
5 51 (16.61%) Analytics
6 48 (15.64%) Fintech
7 42 (13.68%) Data Engineering
8 32 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
9 30 (9.77%) Infrastructure as Code
10 27 (8.79%) Data Science
11 26 (8.47%) Open Source
12 25 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (8.14%) Test Automation
13 23 (7.49%) TDD
14 22 (7.17%) ETL
14 22 (7.17%) Migration
15 21 (6.84%) Configuration Management
16 20 (6.51%) Data Modelling
16 20 (6.51%) Machine Learning
17 17 (5.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 120 (39.09%) Python
2 116 (37.79%) Java
3 50 (16.29%) SQL
4 30 (9.77%) C#
5 25 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.49%) Go
7 21 (6.84%) Kotlin
8 18 (5.86%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.56%) C++
10 12 (3.91%) Java 8
11 11 (3.58%) Scala
12 7 (2.28%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.95%) R
14 4 (1.30%) Groovy
14 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.30%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.98%) C
16 2 (0.65%) Perl
16 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (10.10%) Degree
2 12 (3.91%) Master's Degree
3 7 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.98%) CISSP
5 3 (0.98%) PhD
5 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) CISM
7 1 (0.33%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.19%) GDPR
2 13 (4.23%) QA
3 9 (2.93%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.95%) GRC
5 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) NCSC
System Software
1 87 (28.34%) Docker
2 9 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.65%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 124 (40.39%) Kubernetes
2 97 (31.60%) Terraform
3 64 (20.85%) Ansible
4 33 (10.75%) Puppet
5 20 (6.51%) Prometheus
6 13 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.95%) Grafana
8 5 (1.63%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (1.63%) Istio
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.98%) Rancher
10 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.33%) AssetCenter
11 1 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.33%) Salt
11 1 (0.33%) SCOM
11 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (22.48%) Google
2 25 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.14%) Oracle
3 20 (6.51%) VMware
4 10 (3.26%) Adobe
5 7 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.95%) Databricks
6 6 (1.95%) IBM
7 5 (1.63%) Informatica
7 5 (1.63%) Splunk
8 4 (1.30%) Pega
9 3 (0.98%) Alibaba
9 3 (0.98%) Cisco
9 3 (0.98%) Intel
9 3 (0.98%) NVIDIA
9 3 (0.98%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.98%) SAP
9 3 (0.98%) Talend
10 2 (0.65%) Cloudera