Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 89 142
Rank change year-on-year +45 +53 +6
Permanent jobs citing GCP 153 57 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.04% 2.26% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.18% 11.78% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 92 24 6
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £61,250 £88,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.20% -30.99% +114.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,350 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,750 £107,500 £104,375
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -37.14% +60.00%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 758 484 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.92% 19.16% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 456 288 239
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,162 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.98% +5.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £30,625 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Edinburgh

GCP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCP in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for GCP in Edinburgh

GCP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Salary histogram for GCP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for GCP.

1 128 (83.66%) Azure
2 101 (66.01%) Google
3 100 (65.36%) AWS
4 83 (54.25%) DevOps
5 74 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (47.71%) Terraform
7 68 (44.44%) Ansible
8 65 (42.48%) Opscode Chef
9 62 (40.52%) Linux
10 58 (37.91%) Microservices
11 56 (36.60%) JavaScript
12 50 (32.68%) Kubernetes
13 49 (32.03%) Jenkins
13 49 (32.03%) Splunk
13 49 (32.03%) Finance
14 48 (31.37%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (30.07%) Software Engineering
16 45 (29.41%) Puppet
17 44 (28.76%) Docker
17 44 (28.76%) Windows
18 42 (27.45%) Unix
18 42 (27.45%) Scrum
18 42 (27.45%) Infrastructure as Code
19 41 (26.80%) Python
20 40 (26.14%) ServiceNow
21 39 (25.49%) Open Source
21 39 (25.49%) Git (software)
22 38 (24.84%) Node.js
23 36 (23.53%) JIRA
24 33 (21.57%) Banking

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (1.31%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.65%) Apache
2 1 (0.65%) JBoss
2 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 128 (83.66%) Azure
2 100 (65.36%) AWS
3 21 (13.73%) SaaS
4 17 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
5 16 (10.46%) Azure Stack
6 12 (7.84%) G Suite
6 12 (7.84%) IaaS
6 12 (7.84%) PaaS
7 9 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.54%) Network Security
2 4 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.61%) Firewall
2 4 (2.61%) LAN
2 4 (2.61%) Telepresence
2 4 (2.61%) Unified Communications
2 4 (2.61%) WAN
2 4 (2.61%) Wireless
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.15%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.31%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (32.03%) Jenkins
2 39 (25.49%) Git (software)
3 36 (23.53%) JIRA
4 27 (17.65%) GoCD
4 27 (17.65%) Subversion
4 27 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (16.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (16.99%) IBM UrbanCode
5 26 (16.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (9.15%) PhantomJS
7 4 (2.61%) Hudson
7 4 (2.61%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.65%) GCC
8 1 (0.65%) GitLab
8 1 (0.65%) Gradle
8 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (32.03%) Finance
2 33 (21.57%) Banking
3 22 (14.38%) Retail
4 10 (6.54%) Marketing
5 3 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (25.49%) Consultant
2 37 (24.18%) Senior DevOps
3 29 (18.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 26 (16.99%) DevOps Consultant
4 26 (16.99%) Senior Consultant
4 26 (16.99%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 25 (16.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 25 (16.34%) Software Engineer
6 14 (9.15%) Security Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Architect
8 12 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
8 12 (7.84%) Cloud Consultant
9 11 (7.19%) AWS Consultant
9 11 (7.19%) AWS Engineer
9 11 (7.19%) Azure Consultant
9 11 (7.19%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (6.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Information Architect
11 6 (3.92%) Information Security Architect
11 6 (3.92%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.84%) Node.js
2 27 (17.65%) Elastic Stack
3 22 (14.38%) React
4 19 (12.42%) AngularJS
5 17 (11.11%) .NET
6 12 (7.84%) CSS
6 12 (7.84%) CSS3
6 12 (7.84%) Express
6 12 (7.84%) HTML
6 12 (7.84%) HTML5
7 11 (7.19%) React Native
8 10 (6.54%) Redux
9 5 (3.27%) .NET Core
10 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (1.31%) Spring
12 1 (0.65%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.65%) Kafka
12 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.30%) Public Cloud
2 17 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 16 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.84%) User Experience
5 10 (6.54%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (3.92%) Smart Home
8 4 (2.61%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.96%) Blog
10 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (40.52%) Linux
2 44 (28.76%) Windows
3 42 (27.45%) Unix
4 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (54.25%) DevOps
2 74 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (37.91%) Microservices
4 48 (31.37%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (30.07%) Software Engineering
6 42 (27.45%) Infrastructure as Code
6 42 (27.45%) Scrum
7 39 (25.49%) Open Source
8 31 (20.26%) Customer Engagement
8 31 (20.26%) Fintech
9 27 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
9 27 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (16.99%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (14.38%) SDLC
12 21 (13.73%) Analytics
12 21 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (13.73%) Fraud Detection
13 20 (13.07%) Security Operations
13 20 (13.07%) SIEM
14 19 (12.42%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (36.60%) JavaScript
2 41 (26.80%) Python
3 32 (20.92%) Bash Shell
4 28 (18.30%) Java
5 23 (15.03%) SQL
6 18 (11.76%) Ruby
7 16 (10.46%) C#
7 16 (10.46%) Groovy
8 14 (9.15%) C++
8 14 (9.15%) Go
8 14 (9.15%) PowerShell
9 10 (6.54%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.61%) R
11 2 (1.31%) Scala
12 1 (0.65%) Java 8
12 1 (0.65%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.65%) Perl
12 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (7.84%) Degree
2 6 (3.92%) CISM
2 6 (3.92%) CISSP
2 6 (3.92%) GIAC
3 4 (2.61%) CCNP
3 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) GDPR
1 6 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 6 (3.92%) NIST
System Software
1 44 (28.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 73 (47.71%) Terraform
2 68 (44.44%) Ansible
3 65 (42.48%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (32.68%) Kubernetes
5 45 (29.41%) Puppet
6 26 (16.99%) Consul
6 26 (16.99%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.65%) Cacti
7 1 (0.65%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.65%) Packer
Vendors
1 101 (66.01%) Google
2 49 (32.03%) Splunk
3 40 (26.14%) ServiceNow
4 26 (16.99%) Delphix
4 26 (16.99%) RedGate
5 17 (11.11%) IBM
5 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 14 (9.15%) CyberArk
6 14 (9.15%) Symantec
7 8 (5.23%) AppDynamics
7 8 (5.23%) Dynatrace
8 5 (3.27%) Oracle
9 4 (2.61%) Cisco
10 1 (0.65%) F5
10 1 (0.65%) Perforce
10 1 (0.65%) Tableau
10 1 (0.65%) VMware