Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 102 166
Rank change year-on-year +52 +64 +235
Permanent jobs citing GCP 2,752 3,501 3,028
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.87% 3.02% 2.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.87% 8.95% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,747 3,062 2,665
Median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £118,750 £107,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.90% +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 23,191 39,114 36,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.04% 33.73% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19,775 32,391 30,068
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +34 1,763 £75,000 -6.25% 302
North of England +35 289 £55,000 -8.33% 112
South East +121 239 £52,500 -16.00% 58
South West +45 165 £52,500 -4.55% 30
Midlands +77 158 £62,500 +4.17% 33
North West +34 140 £55,000 -8.33% 69
Yorkshire +39 131 £55,000 - 32
West Midlands +81 122 £61,250 +15.78% 28
East of England +9 62 £55,000 -4.35% 28
East Midlands +24 35 £67,500 -10.00% 5
North East +13 18 £53,750 +2.89% 11
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 2,237 (81.29%) AWS
2 1,788 (64.97%) Azure
3 1,393 (50.62%) Python
4 1,177 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
5 1,167 (42.41%) DevOps
6 1,093 (39.72%) Google
7 981 (35.65%) Kubernetes
8 892 (32.41%) Docker
9 866 (31.47%) Java
10 718 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 710 (25.80%) Finance
12 649 (23.58%) Software Engineering
13 640 (23.26%) Terraform
14 602 (21.88%) Microservices
15 568 (20.64%) SQL
16 422 (15.33%) Node.js
17 421 (15.30%) React
18 411 (14.93%) Web Services
19 400 (14.53%) Linux
20 395 (14.35%) AngularJS
21 393 (14.28%) Serverless
22 383 (13.92%) Ansible
23 378 (13.74%) Analytics
24 355 (12.90%) Fintech
25 347 (12.61%) Jenkins
26 342 (12.43%) C#
27 325 (11.81%) TDD
28 320 (11.63%) Go
29 316 (11.48%) Scrum
30 301 (10.94%) .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
1 196 (7.12%) Apache Spark
2 182 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
3 165 (6.00%) Apache
4 73 (2.65%) Apache Airflow
5 40 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 33 (1.20%) Confluence
7 27 (0.98%) CMS
8 26 (0.94%) nginx
9 25 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 22 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 20 (0.73%) Skype for Business
12 19 (0.69%) WordPress
13 18 (0.65%) Headless CMS
13 18 (0.65%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 13 (0.47%) Tornado
15 13 (0.47%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.40%) Luigi
17 7 (0.25%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.25%) InVision
4 7 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.25%) Sketch
5 2 (0.073%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.51%) Magento
2 5 (0.18%) Shopify
3 4 (0.15%) Eikon
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.11%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.11%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.073%) Odoo
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.036%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.036%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,237 (81.29%) AWS
2 1,788 (64.97%) Azure
3 393 (14.28%) Serverless
4 255 (9.27%) SaaS
5 210 (7.63%) AWS Lambda
6 184 (6.69%) PaaS
7 136 (4.94%) IaaS
8 131 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 115 (4.18%) GitHub
10 74 (2.69%) Amazon ECS
11 72 (2.62%) OpenShift
12 67 (2.43%) Apigee
13 63 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
13 63 (2.29%) Power Platform
14 54 (1.96%) Amazon S3
15 50 (1.82%) Stackdriver
16 45 (1.64%) Amazon EKS
16 45 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
17 44 (1.60%) Office 365
18 43 (1.56%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.38%) Firewall
2 67 (2.43%) DNS
3 62 (2.25%) Network Security
4 47 (1.71%) VPN
5 37 (1.34%) DHCP
6 34 (1.24%) LAN
6 34 (1.24%) WAN
7 29 (1.05%) HTTP
8 27 (0.98%) Wireshark
9 25 (0.91%) Internet
9 25 (0.91%) IPsec
10 24 (0.87%) TCP/IP
10 24 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (0.80%) OSPF
12 20 (0.73%) Skype
12 20 (0.73%) SNMP
12 20 (0.73%) TACACS
12 20 (0.73%) VoIP
13 18 (0.65%) BGP
13 18 (0.65%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (9.67%) MongoDB
2 265 (9.63%) Big Data
3 256 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 236 (8.58%) BigQuery
5 230 (8.36%) NoSQL
6 221 (8.03%) Data Warehouse
7 202 (7.34%) MySQL
8 170 (6.18%) SQL Server
9 146 (5.31%) Amazon Redshift
10 132 (4.80%) Hadoop
11 91 (3.31%) Tableau
12 79 (2.87%) Snowflake Schema
13 78 (2.83%) Relational Database
14 63 (2.29%) Power BI
14 63 (2.29%) Redis
15 62 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 61 (2.22%) Data Lake
17 57 (2.07%) Looker
18 40 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 39 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 347 (12.61%) Jenkins
2 285 (10.36%) Git (software)
3 117 (4.25%) GitLab
4 102 (3.71%) JIRA
5 72 (2.62%) Artifactory
6 68 (2.47%) Selenium
7 57 (2.07%) CircleCI
8 49 (1.78%) Gradle
9 46 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 46 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 42 (1.53%) Maven
11 39 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
12 37 (1.34%) Bitbucket
13 32 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 32 (1.16%) Travis CI
14 31 (1.13%) webpack
15 21 (0.76%) Babel
15 21 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (0.69%) Visual Studio
17 18 (0.65%) JUnit
General
1 710 (25.80%) Finance
2 291 (10.57%) Banking
3 120 (4.36%) Public Sector
3 120 (4.36%) Retail
4 107 (3.89%) Games
5 83 (3.02%) Front Office
6 62 (2.25%) Marketing
7 57 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 54 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 48 (1.74%) Law
10 33 (1.20%) Back Office
11 28 (1.02%) Electronics
12 27 (0.98%) Investment Banking
13 25 (0.91%) Automotive
14 18 (0.65%) Advertising
15 14 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.36%) Billing
18 8 (0.29%) Digital Economy
19 7 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 821 (29.83%) Developer
2 321 (11.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 321 (11.66%) Software Engineer
3 283 (10.28%) Architect
4 242 (8.79%) Data Engineer
5 168 (6.10%) Java Developer
6 166 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
7 150 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 148 (5.38%) React Developer
9 136 (4.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 134 (4.87%) JavaScript Developer
11 133 (4.83%) Python Developer
12 132 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
13 129 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
14 122 (4.43%) Python Engineer
15 106 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
16 93 (3.38%) Consultant
17 91 (3.31%) Java Engineer
18 90 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
19 87 (3.16%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (15.33%) Node.js
2 421 (15.30%) React
3 411 (14.93%) Web Services
4 395 (14.35%) AngularJS
5 301 (10.94%) .NET
6 218 (7.92%) REST
7 209 (7.59%) Vue.js
8 190 (6.90%) Spring
9 179 (6.50%) Kafka
10 157 (5.70%) HTML
11 152 (5.52%) Flask
12 151 (5.49%) Spring Boot
13 149 (5.41%) Django
14 146 (5.31%) CSS
15 140 (5.09%) React Native
16 98 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
17 94 (3.42%) GraphQL
18 86 (3.13%) .NET Core
19 74 (2.69%) RESTful
20 70 (2.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 246 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
2 194 (7.05%) Public Cloud
3 179 (6.50%) Cloud Native
4 138 (5.01%) Hedge funds
5 124 (4.51%) Blog
6 116 (4.22%) Fixed Income
7 108 (3.92%) Derivative
8 94 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (2.98%) Equities
10 76 (2.76%) Algorithms
11 66 (2.40%) Mobile App
12 65 (2.36%) Data Centre
13 59 (2.14%) User Experience
14 53 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
15 46 (1.67%) Data Structures
16 44 (1.60%) Virtual Team
17 41 (1.49%) Management Information System
18 36 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
19 35 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 34 (1.24%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 400 (14.53%) Linux
2 137 (4.98%) Windows
3 59 (2.14%) Unix
4 40 (1.45%) Android
4 40 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 33 (1.20%) CentOS
7 21 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 19 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.25%) Fedora
13 6 (0.22%) Debian
13 6 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.18%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.11%) Mesosphere
16 2 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.036%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,177 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1,167 (42.41%) DevOps
3 649 (23.58%) Software Engineering
4 602 (21.88%) Microservices
5 378 (13.74%) Analytics
6 355 (12.90%) Fintech
7 325 (11.81%) TDD
8 316 (11.48%) Scrum
9 298 (10.83%) Machine Learning
10 269 (9.77%) Asset Management
11 234 (8.50%) Mentoring
12 216 (7.85%) Infrastructure as Code
13 212 (7.70%) Data Science
14 208 (7.56%) Artificial Intelligence
15 205 (7.45%) ETL
16 202 (7.34%) BDD
17 201 (7.30%) Migration
18 189 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
19 184 (6.69%) Test Automation
20 183 (6.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,393 (50.62%) Python
2 866 (31.47%) Java
3 718 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 568 (20.64%) SQL
5 342 (12.43%) C#
6 320 (11.63%) Go
7 181 (6.58%) Bash Shell
8 170 (6.18%) Scala
9 146 (5.31%) R
10 130 (4.72%) Ruby
11 123 (4.47%) TypeScript
12 115 (4.18%) PowerShell
13 114 (4.14%) PHP
14 112 (4.07%) C++
15 97 (3.52%) Kotlin
16 73 (2.65%) C
17 35 (1.27%) ES6
18 30 (1.09%) T-SQL
19 29 (1.05%) Java 8
20 22 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 233 (8.47%) Degree
2 62 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 53 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 48 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 45 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (1.49%) CISSP
7 34 (1.24%) PhD
8 25 (0.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 24 (0.87%) AWS Certification
9 24 (0.87%) Sun Certification
10 17 (0.62%) OSCE
10 17 (0.62%) OSCP
11 14 (0.51%) Master's Degree
12 11 (0.40%) CCSP
12 11 (0.40%) CEH
12 11 (0.40%) GPEN
12 11 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (0.40%) MCSE
12 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.09%) QA
2 26 (0.94%) NIST
3 25 (0.91%) SLA
4 24 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.58%) GDPR
7 12 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.33%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.15%) COBIT
10 3 (0.11%) NCSC
11 1 (0.036%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.036%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.036%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 892 (32.41%) Docker
2 65 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 30 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.36%) KVM
7 8 (0.29%) vSphere
8 7 (0.25%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.25%) Xen
9 6 (0.22%) oVirt
9 6 (0.22%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 6 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.15%) Microcode
10 4 (0.15%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.11%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.11%) Varnish
11 3 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.11%) zsh
12 2 (0.073%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.073%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 981 (35.65%) Kubernetes
2 640 (23.26%) Terraform
3 383 (13.92%) Ansible
4 197 (7.16%) Puppet
5 134 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (2.73%) Grafana
7 49 (1.78%) Prometheus
8 44 (1.60%) Istio
9 30 (1.09%) Nagios
10 25 (0.91%) Fortio
10 25 (0.91%) Kiali
11 16 (0.58%) Kibana
12 14 (0.51%) Packer
13 13 (0.47%) logstash
14 11 (0.40%) Consul
14 11 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (0.40%) Rancher
15 10 (0.36%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.33%) CSIRT
16 9 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1,093 (39.72%) Google
2 208 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 130 (4.72%) Oracle
4 94 (3.42%) VMware
5 71 (2.58%) Red Hat
5 71 (2.58%) SAP
6 62 (2.25%) IBM
7 58 (2.11%) Splunk
8 42 (1.53%) Cisco
8 42 (1.53%) Talend
9 39 (1.42%) Databricks
9 39 (1.42%) ServiceNow
10 38 (1.38%) Informatica
11 31 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (0.87%) Palo Alto
13 18 (0.65%) Avaya
13 18 (0.65%) Cloudera
13 18 (0.65%) Riverbed
13 18 (0.65%) SaltStack
14 16 (0.58%) Teradata