Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 62 56
Rank change year-on-year +29 -6 +113
Permanent jobs citing GCP 412 151 497
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.99% 4.22% 4.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.64% 9.44% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 372 138 467
10th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £53,750
25th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
75th Percentile £101,250 £95,938 £95,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £105,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £79,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +13.57%

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 2,635 1,599 3,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.72% 44.70% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,406 1,401 3,639
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £36,150
25th Percentile £55,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -

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 October 2021.

Salary histogram for GCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 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 City of London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 291 (70.63%) AWS
2 243 (58.98%) Azure
3 220 (53.40%) DevOps
4 218 (52.91%) Kubernetes
5 179 (43.45%) Python
6 171 (41.50%) Docker
7 170 (41.26%) Java
8 143 (34.71%) Microservices
9 135 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
10 130 (31.55%) Terraform
11 116 (28.16%) Google
12 113 (27.43%) Jenkins
13 100 (24.27%) Software Engineering
14 99 (24.03%) Finance
15 88 (21.36%) Degree
16 84 (20.39%) NoSQL
16 84 (20.39%) Serverless
17 81 (19.66%) Social Skills
18 71 (17.23%) SQL
19 70 (16.99%) Oracle
20 69 (16.75%) Infrastructure as Code
21 66 (16.02%) Master's Degree
22 64 (15.53%) Technical Leadership
22 64 (15.53%) Ansible
23 63 (15.29%) Linux
24 62 (15.05%) Analytics
25 61 (14.81%) Test Automation
25 61 (14.81%) C#
25 61 (14.81%) Event-Driven
26 60 (14.56%) PostgreSQL

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 39 (9.47%) Confluence
2 33 (8.01%) Apache Spark
3 16 (3.88%) Apache Airflow
4 9 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.18%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.94%) Apache
6 3 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.73%) CMS
6 3 (0.73%) nginx
7 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (1.94%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.49%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 291 (70.63%) AWS
2 243 (58.98%) Azure
3 84 (20.39%) Serverless
4 19 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (4.13%) Snowflake
6 16 (3.88%) IaaS
6 16 (3.88%) SaaS
7 12 (2.91%) PaaS
8 11 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (2.43%) GitHub
9 10 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (2.18%) Amazon EKS
10 9 (2.18%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (1.94%) Lucidchart
11 8 (1.94%) Power Platform
12 7 (1.70%) AWS Step Functions
12 7 (1.70%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.70%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.70%) Firewall
2 5 (1.21%) Broadband
3 4 (0.97%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) 5G
4 2 (0.49%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) Network Security
4 2 (0.49%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (20.39%) NoSQL
2 60 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
2 60 (14.56%) Relational Database
3 57 (13.83%) MongoDB
3 57 (13.83%) SQL Server
4 55 (13.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 39 (9.47%) Big Data
6 31 (7.52%) Amazon Redshift
6 31 (7.52%) Hadoop
7 27 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (6.31%) BigQuery
9 22 (5.34%) Data Lake
9 22 (5.34%) MySQL
10 14 (3.40%) Redis
11 13 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (2.43%) Amazon Aurora
13 10 (2.43%) Tableau
14 9 (2.18%) Metadata
15 8 (1.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 113 (27.43%) Jenkins
2 53 (12.86%) JIRA
3 52 (12.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 52 (12.62%) SonarQube
4 23 (5.58%) Git (software)
5 22 (5.34%) CircleCI
6 17 (4.13%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.43%) Spinnaker
8 9 (2.18%) Subversion
9 8 (1.94%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.70%) ER Studio
10 7 (1.70%) ERwin
10 7 (1.70%) GitLab
10 7 (1.70%) Maven
10 7 (1.70%) PowerDesigner
11 6 (1.46%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.21%) Toad
12 5 (1.21%) TortoiseSVN
13 4 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 99 (24.03%) Finance
2 81 (19.66%) Social Skills
3 47 (11.41%) Presentation Skills
4 45 (10.92%) Influencing Skills
5 39 (9.47%) Retail
6 26 (6.31%) Banking
7 19 (4.61%) Marketing
8 18 (4.37%) Advertising
9 17 (4.13%) Games
10 14 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (2.67%) Publishing
12 9 (2.18%) Law
13 7 (1.70%) Financial Institution
14 6 (1.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
15 5 (1.21%) Billing
15 5 (1.21%) Legal
16 3 (0.73%) Public Sector
17 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (16.02%) Developer
3 63 (15.29%) Technical Leader
4 56 (13.59%) Architect
5 31 (7.52%) Data Engineer
6 29 (7.04%) Senior DevOps
7 28 (6.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 26 (6.31%) Software Engineer
9 25 (6.07%) Java Developer
10 23 (5.58%) Cloud Engineer
11 20 (4.85%) Java Engineer
11 20 (4.85%) Platform Engineer
12 19 (4.61%) Lead Developer
13 18 (4.37%) Data Architect
14 16 (3.88%) Consultant
15 15 (3.64%) Backend Developer
16 13 (3.16%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 12 (2.91%) Cloud Architect
18 11 (2.67%) Big Data Engineer
18 11 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.83%) Node.js
2 50 (12.14%) OAuth
3 49 (11.89%) React
4 45 (10.92%) OAuth2
4 45 (10.92%) OpenID
5 43 (10.44%) Kafka
6 31 (7.52%) Spring
7 23 (5.58%) Spring Boot
8 18 (4.37%) AngularJS
9 17 (4.13%) REST
9 17 (4.13%) Web Services
10 15 (3.64%) Vue.js
11 10 (2.43%) Micronaut
11 10 (2.43%) Ratpack
12 9 (2.18%) .NET
12 9 (2.18%) Middleware
13 7 (1.70%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.46%) JSON
15 5 (1.21%) .NET Core
15 5 (1.21%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.31%) Cloud Native
2 17 (4.13%) Public Cloud
3 12 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (2.43%) Clustering
6 9 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.21%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.21%) User Experience
9 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.49%) Blog
11 2 (0.49%) CMDB
11 2 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.49%) Derivative
11 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (15.29%) Linux
2 19 (4.61%) Windows
3 12 (2.91%) Unix
4 5 (1.21%) Android
4 5 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.97%) CentOS
6 2 (0.49%) Solaris
6 2 (0.49%) SUSE
6 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (53.40%) DevOps
2 143 (34.71%) Microservices
3 135 (32.77%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (24.27%) Software Engineering
5 69 (16.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 64 (15.53%) Technical Leadership
7 62 (15.05%) Analytics
8 61 (14.81%) Event-Driven
8 61 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 58 (14.08%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 54 (13.11%) Strategic Roadmap
11 53 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
12 52 (12.62%) Code Coverage
12 52 (12.62%) Data Privacy
12 52 (12.62%) Data Protection
12 52 (12.62%) Process Management
12 52 (12.62%) UML
13 49 (11.89%) Enterprise Architecture
14 48 (11.65%) Fintech
15 47 (11.41%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 179 (43.45%) Python
2 170 (41.26%) Java
3 71 (17.23%) SQL
4 61 (14.81%) C#
5 55 (13.35%) C++
6 50 (12.14%) JavaScript
7 46 (11.17%) Go
8 45 (10.92%) Bash Shell
9 41 (9.95%) Scala
10 22 (5.34%) Kotlin
11 20 (4.85%) PowerShell
12 18 (4.37%) Java 8
13 12 (2.91%) Rust
14 11 (2.67%) C
15 10 (2.43%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.70%) Ruby
17 4 (0.97%) Groovy
18 3 (0.73%) Java 11
18 3 (0.73%) Perl
18 3 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 88 (21.36%) Degree
2 66 (16.02%) Master's Degree
3 6 (1.46%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) PhD
6 1 (0.24%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.24%) CAPM
6 1 (0.24%) CCIE
6 1 (0.24%) CCNP
6 1 (0.24%) CCSP
6 1 (0.24%) CISSP
6 1 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.83%) QA
2 53 (12.86%) GDPR
3 10 (2.43%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.73%) Accessibility
5 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) NIST
6 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) SEPA
6 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 171 (41.50%) Docker
2 9 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.46%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.49%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.24%) KVM
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 218 (52.91%) Kubernetes
2 130 (31.55%) Terraform
3 64 (15.53%) Ansible
4 22 (5.34%) Puppet
5 10 (2.43%) Prometheus
6 9 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.70%) Grafana
8 4 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.73%) Istio
10 2 (0.49%) Control-M
10 2 (0.49%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.49%) Salt
11 1 (0.24%) CASB
11 1 (0.24%) Consul
11 1 (0.24%) Kibana
11 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 116 (28.16%) Google
2 70 (16.99%) Oracle
3 31 (7.52%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.37%) Databricks
5 10 (2.43%) VMware
6 8 (1.94%) IBM
7 7 (1.70%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.21%) SAP
8 5 (1.21%) Splunk
9 4 (0.97%) Adobe
9 4 (0.97%) Cadence
10 3 (0.73%) F5
10 3 (0.73%) Informatica
10 3 (0.73%) Pega
10 3 (0.73%) SaltStack
10 3 (0.73%) Talend
11 2 (0.49%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.49%) MuleSoft