Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 65 110
Rank change year-on-year +21 +45 +119
Permanent jobs citing GCP 6,755 1,944 3,861
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.17% 4.41% 3.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.09% 10.92% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,215 1,654 3,057
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,512
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £50,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £122,500 £102,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%

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 47,952 17,804 40,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.78% 40.40% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 33,641 15,253 33,799
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in England

GCP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in England.

Salary trend for GCP in England

GCP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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 +11 4,609 £85,000 +9.68% 642
North of England -3 571 £57,500 +9.52% 122
South East +29 555 £67,500 +35.00% 72
South West +57 371 £50,000 +5.26% 51
North West +11 325 £62,500 +13.64% 84
Midlands -4 306 £61,000 +10.91% 70
West Midlands +4 244 £62,500 +13.64% 51
Yorkshire -14 224 £55,000 +7.84% 22
East of England -10 139 £55,000 +4.76% 44
East Midlands -41 61 £55,000 -21.43% 19
North East -28 22 £53,750 +2.38% 16
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 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 England region with a requirement for GCP.

1 5,316 (78.70%) AWS
2 4,326 (64.04%) Azure
3 3,084 (45.66%) Python
4 2,693 (39.87%) Google
5 2,571 (38.06%) Kubernetes
6 2,486 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
7 2,485 (36.79%) DevOps
8 2,162 (32.01%) Docker
9 2,034 (30.11%) Software Engineering
10 1,987 (29.42%) Java
11 1,824 (27.00%) JavaScript
12 1,658 (24.54%) Terraform
13 1,641 (24.29%) Finance
14 1,609 (23.82%) React
15 1,596 (23.63%) Microservices
16 1,505 (22.28%) SQL
17 1,253 (18.55%) Node.js
18 1,222 (18.09%) Social Skills
19 1,212 (17.94%) Analytics
20 1,076 (15.93%) Full Stack Development
21 1,075 (15.91%) Serverless
22 1,041 (15.41%) Jenkins
23 997 (14.76%) C#
24 952 (14.09%) Git (software)
25 916 (13.56%) TDD
26 912 (13.50%) Linux
27 873 (12.92%) Machine Learning
28 860 (12.73%) NoSQL
29 826 (12.23%) Web Services
30 810 (11.99%) Go

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
1 511 (7.56%) Apache Spark
2 359 (5.31%) Apache
3 267 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
4 227 (3.36%) Apache Airflow
5 143 (2.12%) Confluence
6 99 (1.47%) nginx
7 97 (1.44%) GemFire
8 74 (1.10%) IIS
9 70 (1.04%) CMS
10 59 (0.87%) Apache Solr
10 59 (0.87%) WordPress
11 49 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
12 41 (0.61%) OpenStack
13 38 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 32 (0.47%) Jupyter
15 30 (0.44%) SAS
16 24 (0.36%) Apache Pig
17 21 (0.31%) Drupal
18 20 (0.30%) Ethereum
18 20 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 44 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (0.25%) Sketch
4 15 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 14 (0.21%) Figma
5 14 (0.21%) InVision
6 13 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.13%) SPSS
8 5 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.074%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.074%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.044%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 32 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 30 (0.44%) Magento
3 20 (0.30%) R3 Corda
4 16 (0.24%) Sentinel
5 10 (0.15%) Primavera
6 8 (0.12%) Shopify
7 6 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.089%) Oracle BRM
8 5 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.074%) SDL Web 8
9 4 (0.059%) FastStats
9 4 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.044%) SAP Business One
11 2 (0.030%) FastStats PeopleStage
12 1 (0.015%) Acoustic Campaign
12 1 (0.015%) Eikon
12 1 (0.015%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.015%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5,316 (78.70%) AWS
2 4,326 (64.04%) Azure
3 1,075 (15.91%) Serverless
4 524 (7.76%) GitHub
5 391 (5.79%) SaaS
6 383 (5.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 353 (5.23%) PaaS
8 320 (4.74%) AWS Lambda
9 275 (4.07%) IaaS
10 241 (3.57%) Power Platform
11 232 (3.43%) OpenShift
12 230 (3.40%) Amazon Kinesis
13 212 (3.14%) Snowflake
14 206 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
15 179 (2.65%) Amazon S3
16 155 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
17 134 (1.98%) Firebase
18 123 (1.82%) Cloud Functions
19 118 (1.75%) Amazon EKS
20 101 (1.50%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 173 (2.56%) Firewall
2 155 (2.29%) HTTP
3 115 (1.70%) Internet
4 89 (1.32%) DNS
5 81 (1.20%) Broadband
6 77 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 68 (1.01%) VPN
8 64 (0.95%) Network Security
9 35 (0.52%) DHCP
10 28 (0.41%) LAN
10 28 (0.41%) WAN
11 27 (0.40%) IPv4
11 27 (0.40%) OSPF
12 25 (0.37%) MQTT
13 24 (0.36%) VLAN
14 23 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (0.28%) SSL
17 18 (0.27%) Wireshark
18 17 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 860 (12.73%) NoSQL
2 785 (11.62%) Big Data
3 744 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
4 595 (8.81%) BigQuery
5 507 (7.51%) Relational Database
6 468 (6.93%) SQL Server
7 458 (6.78%) MySQL
8 443 (6.56%) MongoDB
9 385 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
10 369 (5.46%) Hadoop
11 359 (5.31%) Redis
12 293 (4.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 263 (3.89%) Tableau
14 223 (3.30%) Power BI
15 222 (3.29%) Amazon Redshift
16 193 (2.86%) Data Lake
17 156 (2.31%) RDBMS
18 130 (1.92%) Blockchain
18 130 (1.92%) HBase
19 124 (1.84%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,041 (15.41%) Jenkins
2 952 (14.09%) Git (software)
3 446 (6.60%) GitLab
4 298 (4.41%) JIRA
5 262 (3.88%) Cypress.io
6 209 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 197 (2.92%) Artifactory
8 173 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 173 (2.56%) SonarQube
9 172 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 163 (2.41%) Cucumber
11 154 (2.28%) Postman
12 151 (2.24%) TeamCity
13 148 (2.19%) Gradle
14 146 (2.16%) JUnit
15 145 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 139 (2.06%) Maven
17 128 (1.89%) Mockito
18 127 (1.88%) Selenium
19 121 (1.79%) CircleCI
General
1 1,641 (24.29%) Finance
2 1,222 (18.09%) Social Skills
3 457 (6.77%) Retail
4 445 (6.59%) Banking
5 334 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 303 (4.49%) Marketing
7 264 (3.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 244 (3.61%) Games
9 235 (3.48%) Presentation Skills
10 213 (3.15%) Law
11 207 (3.06%) Front Office
12 183 (2.71%) Public Sector
13 141 (2.09%) Manufacturing
14 140 (2.07%) Influencing Skills
15 122 (1.81%) Telecoms
16 121 (1.79%) Advertising
17 66 (0.98%) Investment Banking
18 57 (0.84%) Automotive
18 57 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
19 54 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,684 (24.93%) Developer
2 1,020 (15.10%) Software Engineer
3 727 (10.76%) Architect
4 644 (9.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 456 (6.75%) Senior Developer
6 429 (6.35%) Data Engineer
7 374 (5.54%) Java Developer
8 361 (5.34%) Cloud Engineer
9 312 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 308 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
11 274 (4.06%) Cloud Architect
12 266 (3.94%) React Developer
13 246 (3.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 215 (3.18%) Python Engineer
15 214 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
16 211 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
17 208 (3.08%) Lead Developer
18 207 (3.06%) Java Engineer
19 206 (3.05%) Senior DevOps
20 205 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,609 (23.82%) React
2 1,253 (18.55%) Node.js
3 826 (12.23%) Web Services
4 789 (11.68%) AngularJS
5 725 (10.73%) Kafka
6 682 (10.10%) .NET
7 583 (8.63%) Spring
8 506 (7.49%) REST
9 471 (6.97%) CSS
10 430 (6.37%) Vue.js
11 410 (6.07%) RESTful
12 407 (6.03%) GraphQL
13 396 (5.86%) HTML
14 359 (5.31%) Spring Boot
15 313 (4.63%) .NET Core
16 277 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
17 255 (3.77%) React Native
18 242 (3.58%) Redux
19 214 (3.17%) JSON
20 194 (2.87%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 495 (7.33%) Public Cloud
2 461 (6.82%) Cloud Native
3 415 (6.14%) User Experience
4 298 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
5 258 (3.82%) Algorithms
6 241 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 226 (3.35%) Derivative
8 197 (2.92%) Mobile App
9 186 (2.75%) Hedge funds
10 179 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
11 176 (2.61%) Virtual Team
12 162 (2.40%) Fixed Income
13 157 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
14 155 (2.29%) Equities
15 105 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 104 (1.54%) Data Centre
17 99 (1.47%) Management Information System
18 89 (1.32%) Data Structures
19 85 (1.26%) Social Media
20 83 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 912 (13.50%) Linux
2 413 (6.11%) Windows
3 301 (4.46%) Unix
4 151 (2.24%) Android
4 151 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 105 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 53 (0.78%) CentOS
7 45 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 43 (0.64%) Mesosphere
9 30 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.27%) Debian
10 18 (0.27%) VMS
11 17 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
12 13 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 13 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
14 8 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.12%) SUSE
15 6 (0.089%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.074%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,486 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2,485 (36.79%) DevOps
3 2,034 (30.11%) Software Engineering
4 1,596 (23.63%) Microservices
5 1,212 (17.94%) Analytics
6 1,076 (15.93%) Full Stack Development
7 916 (13.56%) TDD
8 873 (12.92%) Machine Learning
9 805 (11.92%) Data Science
10 793 (11.74%) Infrastructure as Code
11 776 (11.49%) Artificial Intelligence
12 710 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
13 636 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
14 586 (8.68%) Mentoring
15 573 (8.48%) Computer Science
16 553 (8.19%) Test Automation
17 523 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
18 516 (7.64%) Scrum
19 482 (7.14%) Data Engineering
20 465 (6.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3,084 (45.66%) Python
2 1,987 (29.42%) Java
3 1,824 (27.00%) JavaScript
4 1,505 (22.28%) SQL
5 997 (14.76%) C#
6 810 (11.99%) Go
7 793 (11.74%) TypeScript
8 477 (7.06%) Scala
9 465 (6.88%) Bash Shell
10 368 (5.45%) PowerShell
11 353 (5.23%) C++
12 347 (5.14%) Kotlin
13 338 (5.00%) Ruby
14 240 (3.55%) PHP
15 189 (2.80%) C
16 168 (2.49%) Shell Script
17 146 (2.16%) R
18 140 (2.07%) ES6
19 127 (1.88%) Groovy
20 107 (1.58%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 770 (11.40%) Degree
2 205 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 174 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 152 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 126 (1.87%) Oracle Certification
6 124 (1.84%) Master's Degree
7 121 (1.79%) OCP
8 68 (1.01%) AWS Certification
9 51 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 41 (0.61%) CISSP
11 34 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (0.49%) PhD
13 23 (0.34%) MCSA
14 18 (0.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 15 (0.22%) GIAC
16 13 (0.19%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
17 12 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
18 11 (0.16%) CCSP
18 11 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 427 (6.32%) QA
2 197 (2.92%) GDPR
3 104 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 65 (0.96%) Accessibility
5 53 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 48 (0.71%) NIST
7 25 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.19%) SLA
9 12 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.16%) GRC
11 8 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 6 (0.089%) COBIT
12 6 (0.089%) WCAG
13 5 (0.074%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.059%) NCSC
14 4 (0.059%) SOC 2
15 3 (0.044%) IASME
15 3 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.044%) SEPA
System Software
1 2,162 (32.01%) Docker
2 212 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 113 (1.67%) HDFS
5 68 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
6 53 (0.78%) Hyper-V
7 36 (0.53%) VirtualBox
8 30 (0.44%) Varnish
9 26 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (0.28%) vSphere
11 17 (0.25%) NFS
12 16 (0.24%) KVM
13 13 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 12 (0.18%) Ceph
15 7 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.089%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.089%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 5 (0.074%) Snort
17 5 (0.074%) Squid
18 4 (0.059%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,571 (38.06%) Kubernetes
2 1,658 (24.54%) Terraform
3 792 (11.72%) Ansible
4 382 (5.66%) Puppet
5 306 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
6 289 (4.28%) Grafana
7 274 (4.06%) Prometheus
8 80 (1.18%) Istio
9 69 (1.02%) Consul
10 65 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
11 62 (0.92%) Kibana
12 52 (0.77%) Packer
13 45 (0.67%) logstash
14 40 (0.59%) Salt
15 34 (0.50%) Automic
16 33 (0.49%) SCCM
17 31 (0.46%) Nagios
17 31 (0.46%) Rancher
17 31 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
18 30 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2,693 (39.87%) Google
2 528 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 325 (4.81%) Oracle
4 279 (4.13%) VMware
5 175 (2.59%) Splunk
6 160 (2.37%) SAP
7 138 (2.04%) IBM
8 109 (1.61%) Okta
9 101 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 74 (1.10%) Databricks
11 70 (1.04%) Informatica
12 69 (1.02%) Facebook
13 65 (0.96%) Adobe
14 59 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
15 57 (0.84%) Talend
16 56 (0.83%) Cloudera
17 50 (0.74%) Hortonworks
18 47 (0.70%) Cisco
19 42 (0.62%) Teradata
20 37 (0.55%) MuleSoft