Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 197 424
Rank change year-on-year +93 +227 +264
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3,820 2,742 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.04% 1.81% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.29% 7.08% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,030 2,152 1,050
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14% +9.57%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £88,775
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%

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 41,100 38,751 33,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 32.67% 25.52% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33,850 31,406 27,760
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +57 2,333 £80,000 +10.34% 403
North of England +85 413 £60,000 +20.00% 99
South East +157 377 £60,000 -4.00% 44
South West +67 262 £55,000 -8.33% 36
North West +88 256 £60,000 +20.00% 60
Midlands +107 217 £55,000 -15.38% 35
East of England +99 194 £55,000 -4.35% 38
Yorkshire +29 136 £55,000 +10.00% 29
West Midlands +78 114 £50,000 -16.67% 24
East Midlands +44 102 £66,250 -11.67% 11
North East +31 21 £51,250 +13.89% 10
South Coast - 2 £67,500 -
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3,051 (79.87%) AWS
2 2,388 (62.51%) Azure
3 2,167 (56.73%) Google
4 1,720 (45.03%) Python
5 1,541 (40.34%) DevOps
6 1,435 (37.57%) Kubernetes
7 1,420 (37.17%) Docker
8 1,410 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
9 1,177 (30.81%) Java
10 1,093 (28.61%) Linux
11 818 (21.41%) Software Engineering
12 815 (21.34%) Finance
13 797 (20.86%) Terraform
14 789 (20.65%) Microservices
15 785 (20.55%) Ansible
16 762 (19.95%) JavaScript
17 745 (19.50%) Jenkins
18 738 (19.32%) SQL
19 617 (16.15%) Git (software)
20 605 (15.84%) Puppet
21 596 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
22 528 (13.82%) Big Data
23 523 (13.69%) Opscode Chef
24 521 (13.64%) Node.js
25 516 (13.51%) Analytics
26 511 (13.38%) Bash Shell
27 487 (12.75%) Scrum
28 460 (12.04%) Machine Learning
29 458 (11.99%) C#
30 455 (11.91%) 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
1 367 (9.61%) Apache Spark
2 245 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
3 147 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 122 (3.19%) Apache
5 87 (2.28%) Confluence
6 83 (2.17%) nginx
7 76 (1.99%) Apache Airflow
8 62 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 57 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
10 54 (1.41%) CMS
11 42 (1.10%) Apache Solr
12 35 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
13 34 (0.89%) WebSphere
14 29 (0.76%) Luigi
14 29 (0.76%) WordPress
15 22 (0.58%) SharePoint
16 19 (0.50%) Drupal
17 18 (0.47%) SAS
18 15 (0.39%) IIS
18 15 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (0.26%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.18%) SPSS
4 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
5 5 (0.13%) Maya
5 5 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.13%) MODO
5 5 (0.13%) NUKE
6 2 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.052%) InDesign
7 1 (0.026%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.026%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 53 (1.39%) FINCAD Analytics
2 22 (0.58%) Magento
3 18 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
4 16 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
5 11 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.13%) CA PPM
6 5 (0.13%) HFM
6 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.10%) Oracle FAH
8 3 (0.079%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.079%) RMDS
9 2 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.052%) Eikon
9 2 (0.052%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.052%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.026%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.026%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.026%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.026%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3,051 (79.87%) AWS
2 2,388 (62.51%) Azure
3 254 (6.65%) SaaS
4 199 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
5 187 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 187 (4.90%) GitHub
6 185 (4.84%) Serverless
7 177 (4.63%) PaaS
8 164 (4.29%) IaaS
9 105 (2.75%) OpenShift
10 89 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
11 85 (2.23%) Amazon ECS
12 75 (1.96%) IBM Cloud
13 71 (1.86%) Office 365
14 60 (1.57%) G Suite
15 58 (1.52%) Amazon S3
16 57 (1.49%) Power Platform
17 52 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
18 40 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
18 40 (1.05%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 222 (5.81%) Firewall
2 156 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 98 (2.57%) DNS
4 88 (2.30%) Internet
5 60 (1.57%) VPN
6 56 (1.47%) HTTP
7 55 (1.44%) Network Security
8 53 (1.39%) WAN
9 46 (1.20%) HTTPS
10 32 (0.84%) LAN
11 21 (0.55%) VoIP
11 21 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (0.45%) VLAN
13 14 (0.37%) DMZ
14 11 (0.29%) DHCP
14 11 (0.29%) PBX
15 10 (0.26%) SAN
15 10 (0.26%) SSL
15 10 (0.26%) Wireless
16 9 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 528 (13.82%) Big Data
2 417 (10.92%) NoSQL
3 387 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
4 352 (9.21%) BigQuery
5 304 (7.96%) Hadoop
6 293 (7.67%) MySQL
7 281 (7.36%) SQL Server
8 249 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
9 216 (5.65%) Relational Database
10 203 (5.31%) Amazon Redshift
11 178 (4.66%) MongoDB
12 143 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 114 (2.98%) Redis
14 105 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 98 (2.57%) Apache Hive
16 94 (2.46%) Amazon Athena
17 76 (1.99%) Flink
18 74 (1.94%) Snowflake Schema
19 70 (1.83%) Looker
20 67 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 745 (19.50%) Jenkins
2 617 (16.15%) Git (software)
3 284 (7.43%) JIRA
4 185 (4.84%) TeamCity
5 184 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 139 (3.64%) GitLab
7 123 (3.22%) Bitbucket
8 115 (3.01%) Selenium
9 112 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 105 (2.75%) Maven
11 101 (2.64%) CircleCI
12 94 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 94 (2.46%) Vagrant
13 88 (2.30%) Subversion
14 78 (2.04%) Travis CI
15 73 (1.91%) Cucumber
16 62 (1.62%) IBM UrbanCode
17 60 (1.57%) Artifactory
18 57 (1.49%) git-flow
18 57 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 815 (21.34%) Finance
2 373 (9.76%) Banking
3 288 (7.54%) Retail
4 176 (4.61%) Marketing
5 120 (3.14%) Front Office
6 106 (2.77%) Games
7 98 (2.57%) Public Sector
8 93 (2.43%) Manufacturing
9 88 (2.30%) Law
10 69 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 67 (1.75%) Advertising
12 58 (1.52%) Automotive
13 43 (1.13%) Electronics
14 30 (0.79%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.73%) Billing
16 27 (0.71%) Publishing
17 21 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.50%) Legal
19 14 (0.37%) German Language
19 14 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 852 (22.30%) Developer
2 672 (17.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 493 (12.91%) Architect
4 301 (7.88%) Data Engineer
5 280 (7.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 280 (7.33%) Software Engineer
6 256 (6.70%) Consultant
7 227 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 188 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
9 184 (4.82%) Java Developer
10 173 (4.53%) Senior DevOps
11 161 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
12 160 (4.19%) Python Developer
13 142 (3.72%) Python Engineer
13 142 (3.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 132 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
15 118 (3.09%) Kubernetes Engineer
16 105 (2.75%) AWS DevOps
17 100 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
18 98 (2.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 521 (13.64%) Node.js
2 436 (11.41%) Web Services
3 385 (10.08%) React
4 377 (9.87%) .NET
5 337 (8.82%) Kafka
6 305 (7.98%) AngularJS
7 288 (7.54%) HTML
8 254 (6.65%) REST
9 238 (6.23%) CSS
10 233 (6.10%) Spring
11 214 (5.60%) RESTful
12 170 (4.45%) ASP.NET
13 168 (4.40%) Elastic Stack
14 138 (3.61%) Vue.js
15 134 (3.51%) HTML5
15 134 (3.51%) Spring Boot
16 133 (3.48%) .NET Core
17 128 (3.35%) J2EE
18 98 (2.57%) RabbitMQ
19 97 (2.54%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 366 (9.58%) Public Cloud
2 271 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 213 (5.58%) Cloud Native
4 189 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
5 139 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 107 (2.80%) Hedge funds
6 107 (2.80%) User Experience
7 106 (2.77%) Data Centre
8 93 (2.43%) Fixed Income
9 92 (2.41%) Blog
9 92 (2.41%) Derivative
9 92 (2.41%) Mobile App
10 91 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 90 (2.36%) Equities
12 89 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
13 77 (2.02%) Equity Derivative
14 66 (1.73%) Virtual Team
15 65 (1.70%) Data Structures
16 64 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
17 49 (1.28%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,093 (28.61%) Linux
2 415 (10.86%) Windows
3 210 (5.50%) Unix
4 138 (3.61%) CentOS
5 101 (2.64%) Android
6 95 (2.49%) Apple iOS
7 86 (2.25%) Windows Server
8 77 (2.02%) Ubuntu
9 55 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (0.89%) Mesosphere
11 28 (0.73%) Debian
12 16 (0.42%) CoreOS
13 15 (0.39%) Kali Linux
13 15 (0.39%) Windows 10
14 14 (0.37%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.26%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.21%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.18%) Fedora
18 3 (0.079%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,541 (40.34%) DevOps
2 1,410 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
3 818 (21.41%) Software Engineering
4 789 (20.65%) Microservices
5 596 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
6 516 (13.51%) Analytics
7 487 (12.75%) Scrum
8 460 (12.04%) Machine Learning
9 444 (11.62%) Data Science
10 440 (11.52%) Migration
11 399 (10.45%) Open Source
12 393 (10.29%) Configuration Management
13 388 (10.16%) Artificial Intelligence
14 372 (9.74%) TDD
15 367 (9.61%) Mentoring
16 324 (8.48%) Test Automation
17 311 (8.14%) Infrastructure as Code
18 307 (8.04%) ETL
19 297 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
20 274 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,720 (45.03%) Python
2 1,177 (30.81%) Java
3 762 (19.95%) JavaScript
4 738 (19.32%) SQL
5 511 (13.38%) Bash Shell
6 458 (11.99%) C#
7 455 (11.91%) Go
8 295 (7.72%) C++
9 279 (7.30%) Ruby
10 258 (6.75%) Scala
11 212 (5.55%) PowerShell
12 147 (3.85%) TypeScript
13 145 (3.80%) PHP
14 134 (3.51%) C
15 109 (2.85%) R
16 100 (2.62%) Kotlin
17 99 (2.59%) Java 8
18 96 (2.51%) Perl
19 83 (2.17%) Shell Script
20 44 (1.15%) ES6
Qualifications
1 398 (10.42%) Degree
2 138 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 90 (2.36%) CISSP
4 66 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 59 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (1.23%) MCSE
7 46 (1.20%) AWS Certification
8 44 (1.15%) CCNA
8 44 (1.15%) Master's Degree
9 42 (1.10%) SANS
10 40 (1.05%) GIAC
11 39 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
11 39 (1.02%) Linux+ Certification
11 39 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
11 39 (1.02%) SSCP
12 37 (0.97%) PhD
13 36 (0.94%) Security Cleared
14 33 (0.86%) CISM
15 18 (0.47%) MCSA
16 17 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (4.69%) QA
2 48 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 29 (0.76%) GDPR
3 29 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.65%) SLA
5 22 (0.58%) NIST
6 12 (0.31%) COBIT
7 7 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.18%) ISO 31000
8 3 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.079%) PMO
9 2 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.052%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.052%) MiFID
9 2 (0.052%) NCSC
9 2 (0.052%) SEPA
10 1 (0.026%) EMIR
10 1 (0.026%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,420 (37.17%) Docker
2 102 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 74 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 43 (1.13%) VirtualBox
6 29 (0.76%) vSphere
7 27 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 26 (0.68%) HDFS
9 24 (0.63%) Varnish
10 23 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (0.37%) Xen
12 13 (0.34%) etcd
12 13 (0.34%) Firmware
13 10 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.21%) pfSense
15 8 (0.21%) vCloud
16 7 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
17 6 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,435 (37.57%) Kubernetes
2 797 (20.86%) Terraform
3 785 (20.55%) Ansible
4 605 (15.84%) Puppet
5 523 (13.69%) Opscode Chef
6 150 (3.93%) Prometheus
7 142 (3.72%) Docker Swarm
8 121 (3.17%) Consul
9 110 (2.88%) Packer
10 107 (2.80%) Salt
11 103 (2.70%) Grafana
12 72 (1.88%) Nagios
13 71 (1.86%) Graphite
14 66 (1.73%) Rancher
15 51 (1.34%) Istio
16 50 (1.31%) Automic
17 44 (1.15%) Kibana
17 44 (1.15%) ZABBIX
18 36 (0.94%) Mesos
19 34 (0.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,167 (56.73%) Google
2 382 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 197 (5.16%) VMware
4 191 (5.00%) Oracle
5 164 (4.29%) Tableau
6 150 (3.93%) Splunk
7 110 (2.88%) IBM
8 81 (2.12%) Cisco
9 77 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 69 (1.81%) Teradata
11 66 (1.73%) SAP
11 66 (1.73%) Talend
12 58 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
13 51 (1.34%) Informatica
14 50 (1.31%) Cloudera
15 48 (1.26%) New Relic
16 45 (1.18%) Bloomberg
16 45 (1.18%) Hortonworks
16 45 (1.18%) hybris
17 43 (1.13%) ServiceNow