Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 45 54 105
Rank change year-on-year +9 +51 +62
Permanent jobs citing GCP 6,645 2,765 3,507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.00% 4.85% 3.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.70% 11.68% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4,165 2,336 2,847
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £95,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £115,000 £120,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.41%

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 48,514 23,671 39,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.83% 41.50% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33,710 20,392 32,845
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,750 £90,000 £92,500
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 23 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London +5 4,635 £85,000 +13.33% 550
North of England +19 639 £57,500 +4.55% 108
South East -5 456 £67,500 +22.73% 54
North West +27 382 £62,500 +8.70% 69
South West +14 288 £55,000 +4.76% 29
Midlands -13 280 £65,000 +4.00% 68
Yorkshire -14 234 £55,000 - 28
West Midlands -21 192 £65,000 +4.00% 55
East of England -10 146 £53,000 -7.83% 50
East Midlands -17 82 £65,000 - 12
North East -25 23 £70,000 +33.33% 11
South Coast - 3 - -
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 5,187 (78.06%) AWS
2 4,235 (63.73%) Azure
3 3,082 (46.38%) Python
4 2,689 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
5 2,630 (39.58%) Kubernetes
6 2,551 (38.39%) DevOps
7 2,510 (37.77%) Google
8 2,445 (36.79%) CI/CD
9 2,349 (35.35%) Docker
10 2,105 (31.68%) Java
11 2,028 (30.52%) Software Engineering
12 1,780 (26.79%) Terraform
13 1,698 (25.55%) JavaScript
14 1,677 (25.24%) React
15 1,613 (24.27%) Finance
16 1,583 (23.82%) SQL
17 1,416 (21.31%) Microservices
18 1,376 (20.71%) Analytics
19 1,178 (17.73%) Social Skills
20 1,140 (17.16%) Node.js
21 1,122 (16.88%) Full Stack Development
22 1,082 (16.28%) Jenkins
23 1,029 (15.49%) Data Science
24 963 (14.49%) TDD
25 960 (14.45%) Linux
26 951 (14.31%) Git (software)
27 949 (14.28%) TypeScript
28 928 (13.97%) C#
29 904 (13.60%) Infrastructure as Code
30 880 (13.24%) Serverless

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
1 496 (7.46%) Apache Spark
2 282 (4.24%) Apache
3 242 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 227 (3.42%) Apache Airflow
5 146 (2.20%) Confluence
6 113 (1.70%) nginx
7 93 (1.40%) IIS
8 74 (1.11%) CMS
9 44 (0.66%) SAS
10 42 (0.63%) WordPress
11 40 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 35 (0.53%) GemFire
13 34 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
14 33 (0.50%) Tomcat
15 32 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 31 (0.47%) Jupyter
17 27 (0.41%) Luigi
18 24 (0.36%) Ethereum
19 23 (0.35%) Headless CMS
20 19 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 60 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.32%) SPSS
3 19 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 14 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.075%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.060%) InVision
8 4 (0.060%) Sketch
9 3 (0.045%) Campfire
9 3 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 24 (0.36%) Magento
2 22 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
3 19 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
4 14 (0.21%) R3 Corda
5 7 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.090%) Oracle BRM
6 6 (0.090%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.075%) Shopify
8 4 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.045%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.030%) FastStats
10 2 (0.030%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.015%) Acoustic Campaign
11 1 (0.015%) Misys Midas
11 1 (0.015%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5,187 (78.06%) AWS
2 4,235 (63.73%) Azure
3 880 (13.24%) Serverless
4 488 (7.34%) GitHub
5 409 (6.16%) SaaS
6 367 (5.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 362 (5.45%) PaaS
8 271 (4.08%) IaaS
9 264 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
10 243 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
11 227 (3.42%) OpenShift
12 226 (3.40%) Power Platform
13 200 (3.01%) Snowflake
14 184 (2.77%) Amazon Kinesis
14 184 (2.77%) Amazon S3
15 140 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
16 117 (1.76%) GitHub Actions
17 90 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
18 89 (1.34%) Microsoft 365
19 85 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (2.39%) Firewall
2 122 (1.84%) HTTP
3 104 (1.57%) DNS
4 96 (1.44%) Broadband
5 94 (1.41%) Internet
6 87 (1.31%) Network Security
7 49 (0.74%) TCP/IP
8 40 (0.60%) VPN
9 35 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
10 33 (0.50%) DHCP
11 32 (0.48%) WAN
12 29 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
13 25 (0.38%) SSH
14 22 (0.33%) LAN
14 22 (0.33%) MQTT
15 16 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (0.23%) SAN
17 13 (0.20%) SD-WAN
18 12 (0.18%) VLAN
19 10 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 805 (12.11%) NoSQL
2 628 (9.45%) Big Data
3 564 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
4 553 (8.32%) BigQuery
5 492 (7.40%) MySQL
6 444 (6.68%) MongoDB
7 392 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
8 390 (5.87%) SQL Server
9 351 (5.28%) Relational Database
10 347 (5.22%) Hadoop
11 260 (3.91%) Redis
12 248 (3.73%) Tableau
13 229 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 216 (3.25%) Power BI
15 189 (2.84%) Amazon Redshift
16 186 (2.80%) Data Lake
17 164 (2.47%) Looker
18 147 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
19 138 (2.08%) Blockchain
20 119 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,082 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 951 (14.31%) Git (software)
3 397 (5.97%) JIRA
4 396 (5.96%) GitLab
5 240 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 229 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 203 (3.05%) Cypress.io
8 163 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 159 (2.39%) Maven
10 152 (2.29%) Postman
11 149 (2.24%) Gradle
12 139 (2.09%) webpack
13 133 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 127 (1.91%) Artifactory
15 114 (1.72%) Bitbucket
16 113 (1.70%) Selenium
16 113 (1.70%) SonarQube
17 105 (1.58%) JUnit
18 103 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
19 102 (1.53%) NUnit
General
1 1,613 (24.27%) Finance
2 1,178 (17.73%) Social Skills
3 470 (7.07%) Retail
4 397 (5.97%) Banking
5 392 (5.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 312 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
7 278 (4.18%) Games
8 264 (3.97%) Marketing
9 238 (3.58%) Front Office
10 172 (2.59%) Public Sector
11 161 (2.42%) Presentation Skills
12 153 (2.30%) Law
13 144 (2.17%) Manufacturing
14 128 (1.93%) Telecoms
15 91 (1.37%) Influencing Skills
16 77 (1.16%) Publishing
17 76 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 71 (1.07%) Financial Institution
19 64 (0.96%) Automotive
20 62 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,554 (23.39%) Developer
2 1,075 (16.18%) Software Engineer
3 670 (10.08%) Architect
4 664 (9.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 550 (8.28%) Data Engineer
6 450 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 393 (5.91%) Cloud Engineer
7 393 (5.91%) Java Developer
8 330 (4.97%) Senior Software Engineer
9 325 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
10 321 (4.83%) AWS Engineer
11 319 (4.80%) Java Engineer
12 272 (4.09%) Cloud Architect
12 272 (4.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 254 (3.82%) Python Engineer
14 234 (3.52%) React Developer
15 232 (3.49%) Java Software Engineer
16 224 (3.37%) Python Developer
17 214 (3.22%) Senior Java Developer
18 207 (3.12%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,677 (25.24%) React
2 1,140 (17.16%) Node.js
3 828 (12.46%) Kafka
4 675 (10.16%) AngularJS
5 577 (8.68%) .NET
6 568 (8.55%) Spring
7 536 (8.07%) HTML
8 520 (7.83%) REST
9 519 (7.81%) CSS
10 438 (6.59%) Vue.js
11 435 (6.55%) Spring Boot
12 365 (5.49%) GraphQL
13 318 (4.79%) RESTful
14 253 (3.81%) HTML5
15 243 (3.66%) React Native
16 242 (3.64%) .NET Core
17 183 (2.75%) Django
18 179 (2.69%) RabbitMQ
19 178 (2.68%) CSS3
19 178 (2.68%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 540 (8.13%) Public Cloud
2 459 (6.91%) User Experience
3 434 (6.53%) Cloud Native
4 346 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
5 276 (4.15%) Algorithms
6 253 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 224 (3.37%) Equities
8 183 (2.75%) Derivative
9 172 (2.59%) Hedge funds
10 165 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 148 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 147 (2.21%) Fixed Income
13 141 (2.12%) Data Structures
14 124 (1.87%) Virtual Team
15 120 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
15 120 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
15 120 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
16 104 (1.57%) Blog
17 102 (1.53%) Management Information System
18 90 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 960 (14.45%) Linux
2 437 (6.58%) Windows
3 273 (4.11%) Unix
4 181 (2.72%) Apple iOS
5 178 (2.68%) Android
6 130 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 38 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (0.53%) CentOS
9 31 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 19 (0.29%) Debian
10 19 (0.29%) Mesosphere
11 18 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 17 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.24%) VMS
14 9 (0.14%) Solaris
15 7 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
15 7 (0.11%) SUSE
15 7 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
16 6 (0.090%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,689 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
2 2,551 (38.39%) DevOps
3 2,445 (36.79%) CI/CD
4 2,028 (30.52%) Software Engineering
5 1,416 (21.31%) Microservices
6 1,376 (20.71%) Analytics
7 1,122 (16.88%) Full Stack Development
8 1,029 (15.49%) Data Science
9 963 (14.49%) TDD
10 904 (13.60%) Infrastructure as Code
11 789 (11.87%) Artificial Intelligence
12 769 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
13 739 (11.12%) Machine Learning
14 678 (10.20%) Mentoring
15 655 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
16 613 (9.22%) Data Engineering
17 588 (8.85%) Scrum
18 541 (8.14%) Test Automation
19 513 (7.72%) Computer Science
20 485 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3,082 (46.38%) Python
2 2,105 (31.68%) Java
3 1,698 (25.55%) JavaScript
4 1,583 (23.82%) SQL
5 949 (14.28%) TypeScript
6 928 (13.97%) C#
7 830 (12.49%) Go
8 490 (7.37%) Bash
9 476 (7.16%) Scala
10 388 (5.84%) PowerShell
11 322 (4.85%) C++
12 315 (4.74%) Ruby
13 286 (4.30%) Kotlin
14 247 (3.72%) PHP
15 177 (2.66%) C
16 133 (2.00%) R
17 122 (1.84%) Shell Script
18 117 (1.76%) ES6
19 114 (1.72%) Groovy
20 94 (1.41%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 715 (10.76%) Degree
2 231 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 230 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 193 (2.90%) SC Cleared
5 80 (1.20%) AWS Certification
6 75 (1.13%) Master's Degree
7 67 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
8 64 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
9 60 (0.90%) OCP
10 44 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 36 (0.54%) CISSP
13 28 (0.42%) MCSA
14 23 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (0.32%) CESG Certified Professional
16 20 (0.30%) MCTS
17 17 (0.26%) PhD
18 16 (0.24%) CCNP
19 15 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
20 14 (0.21%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 444 (6.68%) QA
2 133 (2.00%) Accessibility
3 131 (1.97%) GDPR
4 128 (1.93%) Data Quality
5 51 (0.77%) NIST
6 46 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (0.41%) SLA
8 19 (0.29%) IASME
8 19 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 17 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 14 (0.21%) SOC 2
11 13 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (0.11%) COBIT
13 7 (0.11%) GRC
14 6 (0.090%) HIPAA
15 5 (0.075%) WCAG
16 4 (0.060%) NCSC
16 4 (0.060%) NIST 800
17 3 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,349 (35.35%) Docker
2 141 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 57 (0.86%) HDFS
5 51 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 25 (0.38%) Varnish
8 21 (0.32%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 14 (0.21%) KVM
11 14 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.17%) vSphere
13 10 (0.15%) NFS
14 7 (0.11%) Ceph
14 7 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.090%) Xen
16 3 (0.045%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2,630 (39.58%) Kubernetes
2 1,780 (26.79%) Terraform
3 811 (12.20%) Ansible
4 397 (5.97%) Puppet
5 312 (4.70%) Grafana
5 312 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
6 265 (3.99%) Prometheus
7 95 (1.43%) Istio
8 75 (1.13%) Kibana
9 49 (0.74%) Consul
10 37 (0.56%) Packer
10 37 (0.56%) SCCM
11 35 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
11 35 (0.53%) logstash
11 35 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
11 35 (0.53%) ZABBIX
12 30 (0.45%) CASB
13 28 (0.42%) Oozie
14 24 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
14 24 (0.36%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2,510 (37.77%) Google
2 523 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 349 (5.25%) Oracle
4 196 (2.95%) VMware
5 160 (2.41%) SAP
6 138 (2.08%) Splunk
7 107 (1.61%) Databricks
8 97 (1.46%) IBM
8 97 (1.46%) Red Hat
9 86 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 77 (1.16%) MuleSoft
11 74 (1.11%) Informatica
12 70 (1.05%) Talend
13 66 (0.99%) Cloudera
14 52 (0.78%) Adobe
15 51 (0.77%) Cisco
16 47 (0.71%) Apple
17 43 (0.65%) Citrix
17 43 (0.65%) Okta
18 38 (0.57%) Hortonworks