Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 250 455
Rank change year-on-year +135 +205 +335
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3,890 2,121 1,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.95% 1.35% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.55% 5.51% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,054 1,667 930
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +13.04%

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 40,748 38,490 30,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.93% 24.46% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,361 31,454 25,104
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in England

GCP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for GCP in England

GCP
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for GCP in England

GCP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the England region over the 6 months to 23 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +129 2,342 £77,500 +10.71% 377
South East +174 479 £57,500 -8.00% 35
North of England +62 388 £60,000 +20.00% 84
North West +74 253 £60,000 +20.00% 59
South West +112 245 £55,000 +22.22% 51
Midlands +117 219 £55,000 -8.33% 37
East of England +131 176 £52,500 -16.00% 28
West Midlands +90 136 £55,000 - 21
Yorkshire +26 121 £55,000 +10.00% 24
East Midlands +47 82 £55,000 -18.52% 16
North East +27 14 £47,500 - 1
GCP
UK

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 England region with a requirement for GCP.

1 3,040 (78.15%) AWS
2 2,462 (63.29%) Azure
3 2,282 (58.66%) Google
4 1,727 (44.40%) DevOps
5 1,693 (43.52%) Python
6 1,478 (37.99%) Docker
7 1,380 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
8 1,363 (35.04%) Kubernetes
9 1,171 (30.10%) Linux
10 1,152 (29.61%) Java
11 821 (21.11%) Terraform
12 805 (20.69%) Ansible
13 788 (20.26%) Software Engineering
14 766 (19.69%) SQL
15 747 (19.20%) JavaScript
16 742 (19.07%) Jenkins
17 692 (17.79%) Microservices
18 640 (16.45%) Git (software)
19 630 (16.20%) Puppet
20 603 (15.50%) Finance
21 600 (15.42%) Opscode Chef
22 584 (15.01%) Continuous Integration
23 560 (14.40%) Big Data
24 538 (13.83%) Bash Shell
25 506 (13.01%) Node.js
26 503 (12.93%) Windows
27 497 (12.78%) Scrum
28 493 (12.67%) Microsoft
29 468 (12.03%) Machine Learning
30 459 (11.80%) Analytics

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 392 (10.08%) Apache Spark
2 246 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
3 153 (3.93%) OpenStack
4 120 (3.08%) Apache
5 104 (2.67%) Apache Pig
6 91 (2.34%) Confluence
7 83 (2.13%) nginx
8 81 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
9 61 (1.57%) Apache Solr
10 57 (1.47%) Tomcat
11 36 (0.93%) CMS
12 31 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 31 (0.80%) WordPress
13 30 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
14 29 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
14 29 (0.75%) IIS
15 26 (0.67%) Drupal
16 24 (0.62%) SharePoint
17 23 (0.59%) SAS
18 18 (0.46%) CloudStack
Applications
1 30 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.36%) SPSS
3 13 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 10 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
5 6 (0.15%) Maya
5 6 (0.15%) MODO
5 6 (0.15%) NUKE
6 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.077%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.077%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.051%) HipChat
8 2 (0.051%) InDesign
8 2 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 25 (0.64%) Magento
2 16 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
4 8 (0.21%) Fredhopper
5 5 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.077%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.077%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.077%) RMDS
7 2 (0.051%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.026%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.026%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.026%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3,040 (78.15%) AWS
2 2,462 (63.29%) Azure
3 308 (7.92%) SaaS
4 257 (6.61%) Cloud Computing
5 235 (6.04%) Serverless
6 230 (5.91%) PaaS
7 201 (5.17%) IaaS
8 194 (4.99%) GitHub
9 185 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 103 (2.65%) IBM Cloud
11 88 (2.26%) OpenShift
12 84 (2.16%) Office 365
13 79 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
14 77 (1.98%) Amazon ECS
15 69 (1.77%) Power Platform
16 60 (1.54%) npm
17 45 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
17 45 (1.16%) Datadog
18 42 (1.08%) G Suite
19 40 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 196 (5.04%) Firewall
2 124 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 95 (2.44%) DNS
4 73 (1.88%) Internet
5 65 (1.67%) VPN
6 55 (1.41%) Network Security
7 48 (1.23%) HTTP
8 40 (1.03%) HTTPS
9 36 (0.93%) WAN
10 29 (0.75%) Skype
10 29 (0.75%) VLAN
11 24 (0.62%) DHCP
12 20 (0.51%) LAN
13 19 (0.49%) VoIP
14 18 (0.46%) FTP
14 18 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (0.33%) SAN
16 10 (0.26%) Wireless
17 9 (0.23%) Unified Communications
18 8 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 560 (14.40%) Big Data
2 392 (10.08%) MySQL
3 378 (9.72%) NoSQL
4 355 (9.13%) Hadoop
5 313 (8.05%) BigQuery
6 307 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
7 268 (6.89%) MongoDB
8 246 (6.32%) SQL Server
9 222 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
10 193 (4.96%) Relational Database
11 164 (4.22%) Amazon Redshift
12 156 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 153 (3.93%) Apache Hive
14 132 (3.39%) HBase
15 98 (2.52%) Redis
16 74 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 71 (1.83%) Flink
18 68 (1.75%) Power BI
19 65 (1.67%) Neo4j
20 63 (1.62%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 742 (19.07%) Jenkins
2 640 (16.45%) Git (software)
3 316 (8.12%) JIRA
4 243 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 204 (5.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 163 (4.19%) GitLab
7 158 (4.06%) Selenium
8 138 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 114 (2.93%) Bitbucket
10 113 (2.90%) Travis CI
11 111 (2.85%) Subversion
12 109 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 93 (2.39%) CircleCI
14 90 (2.31%) Maven
15 88 (2.26%) Cucumber
16 83 (2.13%) Vagrant
17 73 (1.88%) GoCD
18 69 (1.77%) webpack
19 68 (1.75%) git-flow
20 61 (1.57%) gulp
General
1 603 (15.50%) Finance
2 342 (8.79%) Retail
3 269 (6.92%) Banking
4 197 (5.06%) Marketing
5 172 (4.42%) Law
6 106 (2.72%) Games
7 99 (2.54%) Public Sector
8 94 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 85 (2.19%) Manufacturing
10 73 (1.88%) Advertising
11 62 (1.59%) Automotive
12 46 (1.18%) Electronics
13 44 (1.13%) Front Office
14 27 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 25 (0.64%) Publishing
16 20 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.51%) Local Government
17 19 (0.49%) Back Office
18 18 (0.46%) German Language
18 18 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 893 (22.96%) Developer
2 702 (18.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 428 (11.00%) Architect
4 335 (8.61%) Cloud Engineer
5 325 (8.35%) Software Engineer
6 276 (7.10%) Consultant
7 258 (6.63%) Data Engineer
8 237 (6.09%) Senior Developer
9 214 (5.50%) AWS Engineer
10 199 (5.12%) Java Developer
11 186 (4.78%) Cloud Architect
12 177 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
13 174 (4.47%) AWS DevOps
14 162 (4.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 162 (4.16%) Python Engineer
15 136 (3.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 133 (3.42%) Python Developer
17 130 (3.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 109 (2.80%) Junior
19 104 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (13.01%) Node.js
2 394 (10.13%) AngularJS
3 393 (10.10%) .NET
4 380 (9.77%) React
5 366 (9.41%) Kafka
6 364 (9.36%) Web Services
7 358 (9.20%) HTML
8 287 (7.38%) RESTful
9 279 (7.17%) CSS
10 227 (5.84%) Spring
11 221 (5.68%) REST
12 182 (4.68%) HTML5
13 158 (4.06%) Vue.js
14 154 (3.96%) Elastic Stack
15 146 (3.75%) ASP.NET
16 133 (3.42%) .NET Core
17 132 (3.39%) Spring Boot
18 94 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
19 88 (2.26%) Django
20 83 (2.13%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 403 (10.36%) Public Cloud
2 266 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 187 (4.81%) Cloud Native
4 157 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
5 134 (3.44%) Algorithms
6 128 (3.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 121 (3.11%) User Experience
8 95 (2.44%) Mobile App
9 93 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
10 87 (2.24%) Data Centre
11 73 (1.88%) Management Information System
12 62 (1.59%) Virtual Team
13 58 (1.49%) Data Structures
14 55 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
15 48 (1.23%) Private Cloud
16 41 (1.05%) Blog
17 39 (1.00%) Robotics
18 36 (0.93%) Social Media
19 33 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
19 33 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,171 (30.10%) Linux
2 503 (12.93%) Windows
3 292 (7.51%) Unix
4 123 (3.16%) CentOS
5 112 (2.88%) Android
6 108 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 108 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 107 (2.75%) Windows Server
8 51 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.69%) Debian
9 27 (0.69%) Mesosphere
10 26 (0.67%) CoreOS
11 19 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 15 (0.39%) Mac OS
13 12 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.28%) Kali Linux
14 11 (0.28%) VMS
15 10 (0.26%) Solaris
16 6 (0.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,727 (44.40%) DevOps
2 1,380 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 788 (20.26%) Software Engineering
4 692 (17.79%) Microservices
5 584 (15.01%) Continuous Integration
6 497 (12.78%) Scrum
7 468 (12.03%) Machine Learning
8 459 (11.80%) Analytics
9 434 (11.16%) TDD
10 382 (9.82%) Data Science
11 376 (9.67%) Test Automation
12 369 (9.49%) Configuration Management
13 361 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
14 350 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 344 (8.84%) Infrastructure as Code
16 341 (8.77%) Open Source
17 327 (8.41%) Artificial Intelligence
18 319 (8.20%) Migration
19 305 (7.84%) Mentoring
20 285 (7.33%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,693 (43.52%) Python
2 1,152 (29.61%) Java
3 766 (19.69%) SQL
4 747 (19.20%) JavaScript
5 538 (13.83%) Bash Shell
6 428 (11.00%) C#
7 415 (10.67%) Go
8 315 (8.10%) Ruby
9 296 (7.61%) PowerShell
10 290 (7.46%) Scala
11 222 (5.71%) C++
12 204 (5.24%) PHP
13 152 (3.91%) TypeScript
14 135 (3.47%) Perl
15 109 (2.80%) R
16 95 (2.44%) Java 8
17 90 (2.31%) C
18 71 (1.83%) Groovy
19 61 (1.57%) Shell Script
20 55 (1.41%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 406 (10.44%) Degree
2 128 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 114 (2.93%) CISSP
4 69 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (1.26%) Security Cleared
7 44 (1.13%) CISM
8 43 (1.11%) AWS Certification
8 43 (1.11%) MCSE
9 42 (1.08%) Master's Degree
9 42 (1.08%) PhD
10 39 (1.00%) CCNA
11 38 (0.98%) SANS
12 37 (0.95%) GIAC
13 36 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
13 36 (0.93%) Linux+ Certification
13 36 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
13 36 (0.93%) SSCP
14 29 (0.75%) CISA
15 25 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (4.16%) QA
2 63 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (1.11%) GDPR
4 39 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 33 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.59%) NIST
7 16 (0.41%) COBIT
7 16 (0.41%) SLA
8 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 8 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (0.18%) ISO 22301
10 7 (0.18%) ISO 31000
10 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.13%) NCSC
13 4 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.077%) PMO
14 3 (0.077%) PSD2
15 2 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,478 (37.99%) Docker
2 136 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (3.11%) Active Directory
4 92 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 70 (1.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 35 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (0.85%) VirtualBox
8 32 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 31 (0.80%) vSphere
10 21 (0.54%) Apache Flume
10 21 (0.54%) Varnish
11 15 (0.39%) HDFS
12 14 (0.36%) Xen
13 12 (0.31%) pfSense
14 11 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 11 (0.28%) Slurm Workload Manager
15 8 (0.21%) vCloud
16 7 (0.18%) etcd
16 7 (0.18%) iptables
16 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1,363 (35.04%) Kubernetes
2 821 (21.11%) Terraform
3 805 (20.69%) Ansible
4 630 (16.20%) Puppet
5 600 (15.42%) Opscode Chef
6 126 (3.24%) Prometheus
6 126 (3.24%) Salt
7 108 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
8 105 (2.70%) Packer
9 92 (2.37%) Consul
10 75 (1.93%) Nagios
10 75 (1.93%) Oozie
11 71 (1.83%) Graphite
12 54 (1.39%) Grafana
13 53 (1.36%) Automic
14 51 (1.31%) Kibana
15 48 (1.23%) Rancher
16 34 (0.87%) Mesos
17 33 (0.85%) logstash
17 33 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,282 (58.66%) Google
2 493 (12.67%) Microsoft
3 250 (6.43%) VMware
4 198 (5.09%) Tableau
5 180 (4.63%) Oracle
6 160 (4.11%) IBM
7 134 (3.44%) Splunk
8 121 (3.11%) Cloudera
9 80 (2.06%) Cisco
10 77 (1.98%) SAP
11 70 (1.80%) Talend
12 64 (1.65%) Red Hat
13 63 (1.62%) Rackspace
14 52 (1.34%) Informatica
15 50 (1.29%) Adobe
16 46 (1.18%) Databricks
16 46 (1.18%) ServiceNow
17 45 (1.16%) Hortonworks
18 44 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
19 39 (1.00%) hybris