Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 90 144
Rank change year-on-year +45 +54 +165
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3,971 3,363 3,518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.29% 3.32% 2.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.71% 9.47% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,129 2,760 2,822
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +16.67%
75th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £118,750 £110,000
UK median annual salary £70,500 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11% +12.50%

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 31,252 35,494 38,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.62% 34.99% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25,858 29,435 31,485
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +22 2,531 £80,000 -3.03% 405
North of England +45 388 £57,500 +4.55% 115
South East +121 365 £57,500 -11.54% 62
South West +83 273 £52,500 - 33
Yorkshire +46 186 £55,000 - 38
North West +32 184 £57,500 -4.17% 57
Midlands +13 172 £65,000 +8.33% 47
West Midlands +16 127 £62,500 +13.64% 39
East of England +6 82 £65,000 +18.18% 38
East Midlands -3 44 £68,750 -8.33% 8
North East +11 18 £50,000 +11.11% 20
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 3,200 (80.58%) AWS
2 2,493 (62.78%) Azure
3 1,880 (47.34%) Python
4 1,674 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
5 1,580 (39.79%) Google
6 1,550 (39.03%) DevOps
7 1,493 (37.60%) Kubernetes
8 1,327 (33.42%) Docker
9 1,128 (28.41%) Software Engineering
10 1,111 (27.98%) Java
11 1,099 (27.68%) JavaScript
12 981 (24.70%) Finance
13 945 (23.80%) Terraform
14 837 (21.08%) Microservices
15 755 (19.01%) SQL
16 693 (17.45%) React
17 601 (15.13%) Analytics
18 576 (14.51%) C#
19 567 (14.28%) Node.js
20 563 (14.18%) Serverless
21 560 (14.10%) Linux
22 556 (14.00%) AngularJS
23 532 (13.40%) Jenkins
24 524 (13.20%) Ansible
25 506 (12.74%) Web Services
26 500 (12.59%) Go
27 483 (12.16%) Big Data
28 470 (11.84%) TDD
29 448 (11.28%) Machine Learning
30 437 (11.00%) .NET

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
1 289 (7.28%) Apache Spark
2 178 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 128 (3.22%) Apache
4 117 (2.95%) Apache Airflow
5 86 (2.17%) Confluence
6 45 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 35 (0.88%) nginx
8 29 (0.73%) CMS
9 26 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 22 (0.55%) Headless CMS
10 22 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.48%) IIS
12 17 (0.43%) WordPress
13 16 (0.40%) Drupal
13 16 (0.40%) SharePoint
14 15 (0.38%) Luigi
15 10 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 10 (0.25%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.23%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.35%) Sketch
4 13 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.15%) InVision
6 6 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.10%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.050%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.050%) Figma
Business Applications
1 23 (0.58%) Magento
2 13 (0.33%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.10%) Eikon
4 4 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.076%) Shopify
6 2 (0.050%) BambooHR
6 2 (0.050%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 3,200 (80.58%) AWS
2 2,493 (62.78%) Azure
3 563 (14.18%) Serverless
4 343 (8.64%) SaaS
5 269 (6.77%) PaaS
6 232 (5.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 203 (5.11%) IaaS
8 198 (4.99%) AWS Lambda
9 130 (3.27%) GitHub
10 120 (3.02%) OpenShift
11 101 (2.54%) Cloud Functions
12 99 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
13 95 (2.39%) Power Platform
14 89 (2.24%) IBM Cloud
15 79 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
16 76 (1.91%) Amazon EKS
17 70 (1.76%) Microsoft 365
18 64 (1.61%) Firebase
19 63 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
20 61 (1.54%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 124 (3.12%) Firewall
2 59 (1.49%) DNS
3 54 (1.36%) VPN
4 47 (1.18%) Internet
5 39 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 35 (0.88%) VLAN
7 33 (0.83%) Network Security
8 31 (0.78%) OSPF
9 30 (0.76%) DHCP
9 30 (0.76%) HTTP
10 26 (0.65%) IPv4
11 21 (0.53%) Wireshark
12 18 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (0.35%) IPsec
14 13 (0.33%) SSH
15 12 (0.30%) LAN
16 11 (0.28%) WAN
17 10 (0.25%) SSL
18 8 (0.20%) FTP
18 8 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (12.16%) Big Data
2 348 (8.76%) BigQuery
3 330 (8.31%) PostgreSQL
4 324 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 302 (7.61%) NoSQL
6 268 (6.75%) Hadoop
7 239 (6.02%) MySQL
8 213 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
9 208 (5.24%) Amazon Redshift
10 206 (5.19%) SQL Server
11 143 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 122 (3.07%) Tableau
13 117 (2.95%) Relational Database
14 106 (2.67%) Redis
15 86 (2.17%) Power BI
16 81 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
17 75 (1.89%) Amazon Athena
18 73 (1.84%) Data Lake
19 72 (1.81%) Looker
20 67 (1.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 532 (13.40%) Jenkins
2 374 (9.42%) Git (software)
3 156 (3.93%) JIRA
4 152 (3.83%) GitLab
5 90 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 88 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 71 (1.79%) CircleCI
8 69 (1.74%) Maven
8 69 (1.74%) Selenium
9 64 (1.61%) Vagrant
10 50 (1.26%) Cucumber
11 48 (1.21%) Artifactory
12 46 (1.16%) Travis CI
13 41 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
14 40 (1.01%) Bitbucket
15 34 (0.86%) Cypress.io
16 30 (0.76%) Gradle
17 28 (0.71%) JUnit
17 28 (0.71%) SonarQube
18 26 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 981 (24.70%) Finance
2 354 (8.91%) Banking
3 213 (5.36%) Retail
4 187 (4.71%) Public Sector
5 176 (4.43%) Marketing
6 129 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 127 (3.20%) Front Office
8 121 (3.05%) Manufacturing
9 119 (3.00%) Games
10 102 (2.57%) Electronics
11 64 (1.61%) Law
12 42 (1.06%) Investment Banking
13 35 (0.88%) Automotive
14 29 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.71%) Retail Banking
16 27 (0.68%) Billing
17 25 (0.63%) Legal
18 24 (0.60%) Advertising
19 12 (0.30%) Publishing
20 10 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,096 (27.60%) Developer
2 528 (13.30%) Software Engineer
3 431 (10.85%) Architect
4 424 (10.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 386 (9.72%) Data Engineer
6 334 (8.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 243 (6.12%) React Developer
8 212 (5.34%) Java Developer
9 192 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 185 (4.66%) Cloud Architect
10 185 (4.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 179 (4.51%) AWS Engineer
12 167 (4.21%) Senior Developer
13 151 (3.80%) Consultant
14 150 (3.78%) Python Engineer
15 149 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
16 148 (3.73%) Python Developer
17 137 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
18 130 (3.27%) Senior DevOps
19 129 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 693 (17.45%) React
2 567 (14.28%) Node.js
3 556 (14.00%) AngularJS
4 506 (12.74%) Web Services
5 437 (11.00%) .NET
6 320 (8.06%) REST
7 302 (7.61%) Kafka
8 299 (7.53%) Vue.js
9 237 (5.97%) Spring
10 225 (5.67%) CSS
11 213 (5.36%) HTML
12 196 (4.94%) Spring Boot
13 190 (4.78%) React Native
14 181 (4.56%) GraphQL
15 148 (3.73%) Django
15 148 (3.73%) Flask
16 139 (3.50%) .NET Core
17 106 (2.67%) HTML5
18 97 (2.44%) RESTful
19 83 (2.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 278 (7.00%) Cloud Native
2 270 (6.80%) Public Cloud
3 231 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
4 147 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (3.70%) User Experience
5 141 (3.55%) Hedge funds
6 123 (3.10%) Equities
6 123 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 112 (2.82%) Fixed Income
8 110 (2.77%) Derivative
9 106 (2.67%) Blog
10 102 (2.57%) Data Centre
11 80 (2.01%) Mobile App
12 70 (1.76%) Algorithms
13 65 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
14 56 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
14 56 (1.41%) Virtual Team
15 50 (1.26%) Management Information System
16 42 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 40 (1.01%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 560 (14.10%) Linux
2 211 (5.31%) Windows
3 133 (3.35%) Unix
4 85 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 50 (1.26%) CentOS
6 45 (1.13%) Ubuntu
7 44 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 43 (1.08%) Android
9 32 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.15%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.10%) Fedora
14 4 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.10%) Solaris
15 3 (0.076%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.076%) Windows Server 2019
16 2 (0.050%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,674 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,550 (39.03%) DevOps
3 1,128 (28.41%) Software Engineering
4 837 (21.08%) Microservices
5 601 (15.13%) Analytics
6 470 (11.84%) TDD
7 448 (11.28%) Machine Learning
8 402 (10.12%) Artificial Intelligence
9 386 (9.72%) Fintech
10 365 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
11 362 (9.12%) Data Science
11 362 (9.12%) Infrastructure as Code
12 355 (8.94%) Scrum
13 334 (8.41%) Mentoring
14 320 (8.06%) ETL
15 311 (7.83%) Data Engineering
16 301 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
17 280 (7.05%) Asset Management
18 269 (6.77%) Open Source
19 253 (6.37%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,880 (47.34%) Python
2 1,111 (27.98%) Java
3 1,099 (27.68%) JavaScript
4 755 (19.01%) SQL
5 576 (14.51%) C#
6 500 (12.59%) Go
7 290 (7.30%) TypeScript
8 285 (7.18%) Scala
9 265 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 214 (5.39%) C++
11 198 (4.99%) Kotlin
12 192 (4.84%) PowerShell
13 178 (4.48%) Ruby
14 147 (3.70%) PHP
15 131 (3.30%) R
16 73 (1.84%) C
17 65 (1.64%) ES6
18 50 (1.26%) Java 8
19 44 (1.11%) T-SQL
20 43 (1.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 316 (7.96%) Degree
2 99 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 74 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 67 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 40 (1.01%) Master's Degree
6 39 (0.98%) CISSP
7 34 (0.86%) PhD
8 31 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (0.63%) AWS Certification
10 18 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
11 17 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
12 15 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 15 (0.38%) OSCP
13 14 (0.35%) MCSA
13 14 (0.35%) MCSE
13 14 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (0.35%) OSCE
14 13 (0.33%) OCP
14 13 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
15 11 (0.28%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (2.80%) QA
2 57 (1.44%) GDPR
3 34 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.78%) NIST
5 30 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.53%) SLA
8 15 (0.38%) SOC 2
9 9 (0.23%) GRC
9 9 (0.23%) SOC 1
10 7 (0.18%) ISO 22301
11 5 (0.13%) COBIT
12 4 (0.10%) WAI
12 4 (0.10%) WCAG
13 3 (0.076%) Basel III
14 2 (0.050%) GLBA
14 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.050%) NCSC
15 1 (0.025%) ISO 31000
15 1 (0.025%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,327 (33.42%) Docker
2 103 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 53 (1.33%) VirtualBox
5 38 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.28%) KVM
10 10 (0.25%) vSphere
11 9 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 9 (0.23%) HDFS
12 6 (0.15%) Snort
13 5 (0.13%) NFS
13 5 (0.13%) Squid
13 5 (0.13%) Xen
14 3 (0.076%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.076%) oVirt
14 3 (0.076%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 3 (0.076%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,493 (37.60%) Kubernetes
2 945 (23.80%) Terraform
3 524 (13.20%) Ansible
4 233 (5.87%) Puppet
5 151 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
6 109 (2.74%) Prometheus
7 67 (1.69%) Grafana
8 62 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
9 58 (1.46%) Istio
10 26 (0.65%) Nagios
10 26 (0.65%) Packer
11 20 (0.50%) Fortio
11 20 (0.50%) Kiali
12 18 (0.45%) linkerd
12 18 (0.45%) SCCM
13 15 (0.38%) Consul
14 14 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
15 13 (0.33%) Knative
16 12 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
16 12 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,580 (39.79%) Google
2 351 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 229 (5.77%) Oracle
4 153 (3.85%) VMware
5 133 (3.35%) SAP
6 114 (2.87%) IBM
7 95 (2.39%) Talend
8 88 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 83 (2.09%) Informatica
10 72 (1.81%) Cloudera
11 67 (1.69%) Hortonworks
12 63 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
13 54 (1.36%) Splunk
14 40 (1.01%) Databricks
15 37 (0.93%) Teradata
16 34 (0.86%) Cisco
17 33 (0.83%) Adobe
18 21 (0.53%) SaltStack
19 18 (0.45%) Yahoo!
20 17 (0.43%) Palo Alto