Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 82 115
Rank change year-on-year +39 +33 +165
Permanent jobs citing GCP 6,006 2,490 3,925
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.03% 3.82% 2.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.89% 10.46% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,826 2,035 3,121
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £116,250 £100,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +8.00%

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 43,240 23,815 40,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.38% 36.56% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31,155 19,877 33,607
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +12 3,913 £82,500 +3.13% 555
South East +92 574 £62,500 +4.17% 65
North of England +38 560 £57,500 +4.55% 110
South West +76 374 £53,500 +1.90% 61
North West +27 294 £62,500 +13.64% 65
Midlands +20 251 £62,500 +11.78% 71
Yorkshire +39 239 £57,500 +4.55% 36
West Midlands +36 207 £62,500 +19.05% 57
East of England -3 118 £65,000 +13.04% 31
East Midlands -34 43 £60,000 -14.29% 14
North East -7 27 £45,000 -10.00% 9
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4,796 (79.85%) AWS
2 3,784 (63.00%) Azure
3 2,725 (45.37%) Python
4 2,379 (39.61%) Google
5 2,337 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
6 2,278 (37.93%) Kubernetes
7 2,210 (36.80%) DevOps
8 1,914 (31.87%) Docker
9 1,888 (31.44%) Software Engineering
10 1,698 (28.27%) Java
11 1,694 (28.21%) JavaScript
12 1,540 (25.64%) Finance
13 1,393 (23.19%) Terraform
14 1,376 (22.91%) React
15 1,358 (22.61%) Microservices
16 1,225 (20.40%) SQL
17 1,063 (17.70%) Node.js
18 1,027 (17.10%) Social Skills
19 966 (16.08%) Serverless
20 943 (15.70%) Analytics
21 939 (15.63%) Jenkins
22 880 (14.65%) C#
23 818 (13.62%) Linux
24 797 (13.27%) AngularJS
25 796 (13.25%) Big Data
26 785 (13.07%) Machine Learning
27 780 (12.99%) Ansible
28 754 (12.55%) TDD
29 747 (12.44%) Artificial Intelligence
30 746 (12.42%) Git (software)

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
1 479 (7.98%) Apache Spark
2 304 (5.06%) Apache
3 259 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
4 216 (3.60%) Apache Airflow
5 135 (2.25%) Confluence
6 83 (1.38%) GemFire
7 72 (1.20%) nginx
8 50 (0.83%) CMS
9 47 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
9 47 (0.78%) IIS
10 40 (0.67%) OpenStack
11 38 (0.63%) WordPress
12 34 (0.57%) Apache Solr
13 28 (0.47%) SharePoint
13 28 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 27 (0.45%) SAS
15 19 (0.32%) Drupal
16 15 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 15 (0.25%) Luigi
17 14 (0.23%) Traefik
Applications
1 37 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.35%) Sketch
5 18 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 10 (0.17%) InVision
7 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 9 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.15%) SPSS
8 6 (0.100%) Figma
8 6 (0.100%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.067%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.050%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.017%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 28 (0.47%) Magento
2 21 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 11 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 10 (0.17%) Primavera
5 8 (0.13%) Shopify
6 6 (0.100%) R3 Corda
7 5 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.067%) SDL Web 8
9 3 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.033%) FastStats
10 2 (0.033%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 1 (0.017%) BambooHR
11 1 (0.017%) Eikon
11 1 (0.017%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.017%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.017%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4,796 (79.85%) AWS
2 3,784 (63.00%) Azure
3 966 (16.08%) Serverless
4 404 (6.73%) SaaS
5 368 (6.13%) GitHub
6 361 (6.01%) PaaS
7 346 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 280 (4.66%) AWS Lambda
9 271 (4.51%) IaaS
10 220 (3.66%) OpenShift
11 214 (3.56%) Snowflake
12 189 (3.15%) Power Platform
13 179 (2.98%) Cloud Functions
14 164 (2.73%) Amazon Kinesis
14 164 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
15 142 (2.36%) Firebase
16 132 (2.20%) Amazon EKS
17 111 (1.85%) Amazon S3
18 107 (1.78%) Amazon EMR
19 103 (1.71%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 155 (2.58%) Firewall
2 105 (1.75%) HTTP
3 104 (1.73%) Internet
4 68 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 67 (1.12%) VPN
6 66 (1.10%) DNS
7 46 (0.77%) IPv4
8 44 (0.73%) Network Security
9 43 (0.72%) OSPF
9 43 (0.72%) VLAN
10 40 (0.67%) Broadband
11 27 (0.45%) DHCP
12 23 (0.38%) LAN
13 22 (0.37%) WAN
13 22 (0.37%) Wireshark
14 21 (0.35%) SSH
15 18 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (0.30%) SSL
16 13 (0.22%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 796 (13.25%) Big Data
2 715 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 648 (10.79%) PostgreSQL
4 558 (9.29%) BigQuery
5 416 (6.93%) MongoDB
6 393 (6.54%) Hadoop
7 371 (6.18%) Relational Database
8 346 (5.76%) SQL Server
9 331 (5.51%) MySQL
10 310 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
11 295 (4.91%) Redis
12 264 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 249 (4.15%) Amazon Redshift
14 218 (3.63%) Tableau
15 168 (2.80%) Power BI
16 150 (2.50%) Amazon Athena
17 141 (2.35%) Data Lake
18 105 (1.75%) Neo4j
19 98 (1.63%) HBase
20 93 (1.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 939 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 746 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 295 (4.91%) GitLab
4 264 (4.40%) JIRA
5 187 (3.11%) Cypress.io
6 160 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 146 (2.43%) Cucumber
8 137 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 136 (2.26%) Artifactory
10 134 (2.23%) TeamCity
11 126 (2.10%) SonarQube
12 125 (2.08%) JUnit
13 118 (1.96%) CircleCI
14 117 (1.95%) Gradle
15 116 (1.93%) Maven
16 103 (1.71%) Selenium
17 100 (1.67%) Vagrant
18 98 (1.63%) IntelliJ
19 94 (1.57%) Eclipse
20 92 (1.53%) Postman
General
1 1,540 (25.64%) Finance
2 1,027 (17.10%) Social Skills
3 505 (8.41%) Banking
4 390 (6.49%) Retail
5 288 (4.80%) Marketing
6 256 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 219 (3.65%) Games
8 212 (3.53%) Front Office
9 211 (3.51%) Public Sector
10 191 (3.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 180 (3.00%) Presentation Skills
12 160 (2.66%) Law
13 159 (2.65%) Telecoms
14 151 (2.51%) Manufacturing
15 109 (1.81%) Advertising
16 103 (1.71%) Influencing Skills
17 96 (1.60%) Electronics
18 78 (1.30%) Investment Banking
19 50 (0.83%) Retail Banking
20 49 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,531 (25.49%) Developer
2 904 (15.05%) Software Engineer
3 685 (11.41%) Architect
4 583 (9.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 462 (7.69%) Data Engineer
6 408 (6.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 337 (5.61%) Senior Developer
8 277 (4.61%) Java Developer
8 277 (4.61%) React Developer
9 275 (4.58%) Cloud Architect
10 240 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 213 (3.55%) Senior Software Engineer
12 212 (3.53%) Senior DevOps
13 201 (3.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 201 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
14 198 (3.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 193 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
15 193 (3.21%) Lead Developer
16 186 (3.10%) Platform Engineer
17 180 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,376 (22.91%) React
2 1,063 (17.70%) Node.js
3 797 (13.27%) AngularJS
4 741 (12.34%) Web Services
5 605 (10.07%) .NET
6 551 (9.17%) Kafka
7 476 (7.93%) REST
8 457 (7.61%) Spring
9 421 (7.01%) CSS
10 400 (6.66%) Vue.js
11 385 (6.41%) GraphQL
12 347 (5.78%) RESTful
13 314 (5.23%) HTML
14 256 (4.26%) .NET Core
15 255 (4.25%) Spring Boot
16 237 (3.95%) Redux
17 226 (3.76%) React Native
18 214 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
19 169 (2.81%) Spark Streaming
20 162 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 471 (7.84%) Public Cloud
2 430 (7.16%) Cloud Native
3 369 (6.14%) User Experience
4 262 (4.36%) Hybrid Cloud
5 226 (3.76%) Derivative
6 215 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
7 212 (3.53%) Hedge funds
8 179 (2.98%) Fixed Income
9 171 (2.85%) Algorithms
10 167 (2.78%) Equities
11 161 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
12 147 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
13 145 (2.41%) Virtual Team
14 136 (2.26%) Mobile App
15 130 (2.16%) Data Centre
16 92 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 86 (1.43%) Management Information System
18 74 (1.23%) Market Risk
19 64 (1.07%) Credit Risk
20 61 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 818 (13.62%) Linux
2 332 (5.53%) Windows
3 271 (4.51%) Unix
4 105 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 92 (1.53%) Android
6 91 (1.52%) Apple iOS
7 62 (1.03%) CentOS
8 57 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 39 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
10 32 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.40%) Mesosphere
12 13 (0.22%) VMS
13 9 (0.15%) Kali Linux
13 9 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.100%) Debian
14 6 (0.100%) Windows Server 2019
15 5 (0.083%) Solaris
16 4 (0.067%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.067%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.067%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,337 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2,210 (36.80%) DevOps
3 1,888 (31.44%) Software Engineering
4 1,358 (22.61%) Microservices
5 943 (15.70%) Analytics
6 785 (13.07%) Machine Learning
7 754 (12.55%) TDD
8 747 (12.44%) Artificial Intelligence
9 610 (10.16%) Data Science
10 602 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
11 590 (9.82%) Infrastructure as Code
12 550 (9.16%) Mentoring
13 499 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
14 498 (8.29%) Computer Science
15 485 (8.08%) Scrum
16 481 (8.01%) ETL
17 460 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
18 454 (7.56%) Test Automation
19 440 (7.33%) Data Engineering
20 427 (7.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,725 (45.37%) Python
2 1,698 (28.27%) Java
3 1,694 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 1,225 (20.40%) SQL
5 880 (14.65%) C#
6 702 (11.69%) Go
7 630 (10.49%) TypeScript
8 458 (7.63%) Scala
9 433 (7.21%) Bash Shell
10 357 (5.94%) C++
11 328 (5.46%) Kotlin
12 310 (5.16%) PowerShell
13 261 (4.35%) Ruby
14 203 (3.38%) PHP
15 174 (2.90%) C
16 151 (2.51%) R
16 151 (2.51%) Shell Script
17 143 (2.38%) ES6
18 127 (2.11%) Groovy
19 89 (1.48%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 642 (10.69%) Degree
2 177 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 146 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 131 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 115 (1.91%) OCP
5 115 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
6 113 (1.88%) Master's Degree
7 48 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 44 (0.73%) PhD
9 42 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (0.63%) CISSP
11 22 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
12 21 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
14 17 (0.28%) MCSA
15 13 (0.22%) CISM
16 12 (0.20%) GIAC
17 11 (0.18%) MCSE
18 9 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 8 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (4.81%) QA
2 175 (2.91%) GDPR
3 75 (1.25%) Accessibility
4 47 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 41 (0.68%) PCI DSS
7 37 (0.62%) NIST
8 13 (0.22%) GRC
8 13 (0.22%) SLA
9 9 (0.15%) SOC 2
10 5 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.083%) WCAG
11 4 (0.067%) Basel III
11 4 (0.067%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.067%) SOC 1
11 4 (0.067%) WAI
12 3 (0.050%) NCSC
13 2 (0.033%) GLBA
13 2 (0.033%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,914 (31.87%) Docker
2 186 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (1.70%) Active Directory
4 93 (1.55%) HDFS
5 76 (1.27%) VirtualBox
6 51 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 41 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 34 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (0.30%) vSphere
11 17 (0.28%) NFS
12 11 (0.18%) Ceph
12 11 (0.18%) KVM
13 10 (0.17%) Apache Flume
14 9 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 8 (0.13%) Snort
15 8 (0.13%) Squid
15 8 (0.13%) Varnish
16 4 (0.067%) Xen
17 3 (0.050%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 2,278 (37.93%) Kubernetes
2 1,393 (23.19%) Terraform
3 780 (12.99%) Ansible
4 333 (5.54%) Puppet
5 230 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
6 215 (3.58%) Prometheus
7 152 (2.53%) Grafana
8 104 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
9 57 (0.95%) Istio
10 44 (0.73%) Consul
11 41 (0.68%) Packer
12 39 (0.65%) Nagios
13 30 (0.50%) Kibana
13 30 (0.50%) Salt
14 29 (0.48%) SCCM
15 25 (0.42%) logstash
16 22 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
17 21 (0.35%) ZABBIX
18 20 (0.33%) Rancher
19 19 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,379 (39.61%) Google
2 508 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 279 (4.65%) Oracle
4 262 (4.36%) VMware
5 163 (2.71%) SAP
6 162 (2.70%) IBM
7 136 (2.26%) Splunk
8 97 (1.62%) Red Hat
9 95 (1.58%) Cloudera
9 95 (1.58%) Okta
10 91 (1.52%) Hortonworks
11 90 (1.50%) Informatica
12 88 (1.47%) Talend
13 72 (1.20%) Facebook
14 61 (1.02%) Databricks
15 58 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
16 57 (0.95%) Adobe
17 47 (0.78%) Teradata
18 41 (0.68%) Cisco
19 37 (0.62%) Yahoo!