Period
to 24 May 2020

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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 87 132 296
Rank change year-on-year +45 +164 +216
Permanent jobs citing GCP 2,940 3,657 1,813
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.44% 2.72% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.74% 9.47% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,506 3,214 1,555
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £39,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +4.17%

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 30,194 38,629 38,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 35.30% 28.73% 23.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24,706 31,372 31,496
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +24 2,073 £80,000 +3.23% 150
North of England +32 261 £55,000 -8.33% 42
South East -10 210 £65,000 +4.00% 18
North West +9 150 £56,430 -5.95% 28
Midlands +70 143 £57,500 -4.17% 11
East of England +56 126 £57,500 +4.55% 14
South West +11 109 £52,500 +5.00% 15
West Midlands +74 101 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Yorkshire +69 95 £55,000 -8.33% 11
East Midlands +34 41 £70,000 +27.27% 1
North East +3 16 £45,000 -28.00% 3
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 2,368 (80.54%) AWS
2 1,920 (65.31%) Azure
3 1,531 (52.07%) Google
4 1,343 (45.68%) Python
5 1,297 (44.12%) DevOps
6 1,115 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 1,114 (37.89%) Kubernetes
8 1,028 (34.97%) Docker
9 988 (33.61%) Java
10 815 (27.72%) Finance
11 759 (25.82%) JavaScript
12 696 (23.67%) Software Engineering
13 683 (23.23%) Terraform
14 590 (20.07%) SQL
15 579 (19.69%) Linux
16 575 (19.56%) Microservices
17 574 (19.52%) Node.js
18 509 (17.31%) Ansible
19 508 (17.28%) Web Services
20 507 (17.24%) React
21 415 (14.12%) Jenkins
22 411 (13.98%) AngularJS
23 403 (13.71%) Analytics
24 399 (13.57%) Banking
25 356 (12.11%) Public Cloud
26 352 (11.97%) Scrum
27 351 (11.94%) NoSQL
28 343 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
29 333 (11.33%) Big Data
30 324 (11.02%) Asset Management

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
1 280 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 143 (4.86%) Apache
3 92 (3.13%) Apache Airflow
4 59 (2.01%) Confluence
5 56 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 46 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 43 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 32 (1.09%) CMS
9 27 (0.92%) Tomcat
10 26 (0.88%) Luigi
11 25 (0.85%) WordPress
12 20 (0.68%) WebSphere
13 19 (0.65%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.48%) nginx
15 13 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.37%) SharePoint
17 10 (0.34%) Jupyter
17 10 (0.34%) Skype for Business
17 10 (0.34%) Tornado
18 9 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.24%) Gliffy
4 7 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.068%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.034%) Sketch
7 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (0.20%) HFM
2 6 (0.20%) Oracle FAH
3 5 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.17%) Magento
4 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.10%) Tesseract
5 2 (0.068%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.068%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.068%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.068%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.068%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.068%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.068%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.068%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.068%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.034%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.034%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 2,368 (80.54%) AWS
2 1,920 (65.31%) Azure
3 254 (8.64%) Serverless
4 152 (5.17%) SaaS
5 144 (4.90%) Amazon ECS
6 135 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 131 (4.46%) PaaS
8 125 (4.25%) OpenShift
9 113 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
10 108 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
11 107 (3.64%) IaaS
12 96 (3.27%) GitHub
13 88 (2.99%) Power Platform
14 78 (2.65%) Amazon S3
15 72 (2.45%) Amazon EMR
16 71 (2.41%) Office 365
17 68 (2.31%) IBM Cloud
18 61 (2.07%) Apigee
19 60 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
20 54 (1.84%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.16%) Firewall
2 47 (1.60%) VPN
3 43 (1.46%) Network Security
4 40 (1.36%) DNS
5 38 (1.29%) WAN
6 31 (1.05%) Skype
6 31 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 29 (0.99%) SAN
8 24 (0.82%) Internet
8 24 (0.82%) LAN
9 21 (0.71%) DMZ
9 21 (0.71%) HTTP
9 21 (0.71%) VoIP
10 19 (0.65%) DHCP
11 17 (0.58%) SSL
12 15 (0.51%) IPsec
13 13 (0.44%) BGP
13 13 (0.44%) OSPF
14 12 (0.41%) MPLS
15 11 (0.37%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (11.94%) NoSQL
2 333 (11.33%) Big Data
3 269 (9.15%) SQL Server
4 233 (7.93%) BigQuery
5 231 (7.86%) Amazon Redshift
6 221 (7.52%) Hadoop
7 217 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
8 211 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
9 191 (6.50%) MySQL
10 128 (4.35%) Relational Database
11 114 (3.88%) MongoDB
12 88 (2.99%) Power BI
13 83 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 68 (2.31%) Data Lake
14 68 (2.31%) Snowflake Schema
15 61 (2.07%) Amazon Athena
16 58 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 58 (1.97%) Neo4j
17 57 (1.94%) Apache Hive
18 56 (1.90%) Looker
Development Applications
1 415 (14.12%) Jenkins
2 312 (10.61%) Git (software)
3 132 (4.49%) JIRA
4 109 (3.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 109 (3.71%) GitLab
5 96 (3.27%) Artifactory
6 79 (2.69%) Selenium
7 71 (2.41%) TeamCity
8 55 (1.87%) Bitbucket
9 52 (1.77%) RStudio
10 45 (1.53%) Vagrant
11 39 (1.33%) webpack
12 37 (1.26%) CircleCI
12 37 (1.26%) Maven
13 34 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
14 33 (1.12%) SpecFlow
15 32 (1.09%) Babel
16 31 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
17 27 (0.92%) Cucumber
18 22 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 815 (27.72%) Finance
2 399 (13.57%) Banking
3 241 (8.20%) Front Office
4 182 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 181 (6.16%) Retail
6 85 (2.89%) Games
7 79 (2.69%) Marketing
8 70 (2.38%) Public Sector
9 47 (1.60%) Legal
10 42 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 42 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 41 (1.39%) Automotive
12 39 (1.33%) Law
13 35 (1.19%) Back Office
14 28 (0.95%) Publishing
15 24 (0.82%) Advertising
16 14 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.41%) Digital Economy
18 11 (0.37%) Billing
18 11 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 709 (24.12%) Developer
2 440 (14.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 362 (12.31%) Architect
4 294 (10.00%) Data Engineer
5 251 (8.54%) Software Engineer
6 205 (6.97%) Cloud Engineer
7 202 (6.87%) AWS Engineer
8 173 (5.88%) Java Developer
9 164 (5.58%) Cloud Architect
10 146 (4.97%) Senior Developer
11 112 (3.81%) Front Office Developer
12 109 (3.71%) Java Engineer
12 109 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
13 108 (3.67%) Python Engineer
14 106 (3.61%) AWS Developer
15 102 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
16 97 (3.30%) Data Architect
17 96 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
18 91 (3.10%) Platform Engineer
19 90 (3.06%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (19.52%) Node.js
2 508 (17.28%) Web Services
3 507 (17.24%) React
4 411 (13.98%) AngularJS
5 279 (9.49%) .NET
6 249 (8.47%) Kafka
7 247 (8.40%) Vue.js
8 176 (5.99%) CSS
9 171 (5.82%) HTML
10 154 (5.24%) REST
11 132 (4.49%) RESTful
12 112 (3.81%) Spring
13 103 (3.50%) Redux
14 98 (3.33%) J2EE
15 93 (3.16%) .NET Core
16 83 (2.82%) TensorFlow
17 78 (2.65%) OAuth
18 75 (2.55%) Spring Boot
18 75 (2.55%) Swagger
19 72 (2.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 356 (12.11%) Public Cloud
2 318 (10.82%) Hedge funds
3 237 (8.06%) Fixed Income
4 236 (8.03%) Equities
5 229 (7.79%) Derivative
6 228 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
7 196 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 190 (6.46%) Cloud Native
9 143 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
9 143 (4.86%) Blog
10 110 (3.74%) User Experience
11 87 (2.96%) Algorithms
11 87 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 84 (2.86%) Data Centre
13 64 (2.18%) Mobile App
14 57 (1.94%) Data Structures
15 53 (1.80%) Private Cloud
16 52 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
16 52 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
17 48 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 579 (19.69%) Linux
2 251 (8.54%) Windows
3 68 (2.31%) Windows Server
4 56 (1.90%) Unix
5 51 (1.73%) CentOS
6 49 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (1.46%) Android
8 18 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.44%) Debian
12 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
12 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (0.20%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.17%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.10%) VMS
16 2 (0.068%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,297 (44.12%) DevOps
2 1,115 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 696 (23.67%) Software Engineering
4 575 (19.56%) Microservices
5 403 (13.71%) Analytics
6 352 (11.97%) Scrum
7 343 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
8 324 (11.02%) Asset Management
9 317 (10.78%) Machine Learning
10 305 (10.37%) Data Science
11 303 (10.31%) Open Source
12 302 (10.27%) Artificial Intelligence
13 295 (10.03%) Investment Management
14 274 (9.32%) Fintech
15 264 (8.98%) Migration
16 255 (8.67%) Decision-Making
17 245 (8.33%) Test Automation
18 236 (8.03%) Infrastructure as Code
19 227 (7.72%) ETL
20 223 (7.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,343 (45.68%) Python
2 988 (33.61%) Java
3 759 (25.82%) JavaScript
4 590 (20.07%) SQL
5 315 (10.71%) C#
6 272 (9.25%) Go
7 257 (8.74%) Scala
8 220 (7.48%) Bash Shell
9 188 (6.39%) C++
10 183 (6.22%) Ruby
11 169 (5.75%) TypeScript
12 154 (5.24%) PowerShell
13 120 (4.08%) R
14 111 (3.78%) PHP
15 74 (2.52%) Kotlin
16 67 (2.28%) C
17 55 (1.87%) Perl
18 53 (1.80%) Groovy
19 38 (1.29%) Java 8
20 36 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 247 (8.40%) Degree
2 117 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.50%) PhD
4 38 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 36 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (0.95%) AWS Certification
7 27 (0.92%) Master's Degree
7 27 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 20 (0.68%) RHCE
9 19 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (0.54%) CCNP
11 15 (0.51%) MCSE
11 15 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (0.48%) Sun Certification
13 12 (0.41%) CCNA
13 12 (0.41%) CISSP
13 12 (0.41%) MCSA
14 8 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.27%) ISTQB
15 7 (0.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (2.89%) QA
2 41 (1.39%) GDPR
3 28 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.58%) SLA
6 13 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) MISRA
8 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.17%) NIST
8 5 (0.17%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.068%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.068%) COBIT
9 2 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.034%) GLBA
10 1 (0.034%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.034%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.034%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.034%) PMO
System Software
1 1,028 (34.97%) Docker
2 91 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 51 (1.73%) Active Directory
5 40 (1.36%) VirtualBox
6 30 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.44%) Firmware
8 9 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.31%) Xen
9 8 (0.27%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.24%) vSphere
11 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.17%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.10%) HDFS
12 3 (0.10%) Snort
13 2 (0.068%) etcd
13 2 (0.068%) KVM
13 2 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,114 (37.89%) Kubernetes
2 683 (23.23%) Terraform
3 509 (17.31%) Ansible
4 261 (8.88%) Puppet
5 186 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
6 79 (2.69%) Docker Swarm
7 63 (2.14%) Packer
8 52 (1.77%) Prometheus
9 46 (1.56%) Grafana
10 30 (1.02%) Istio
11 29 (0.99%) Consul
12 25 (0.85%) Mesos
13 22 (0.75%) Graphite
14 19 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
15 16 (0.54%) Salt
16 13 (0.44%) ZABBIX
17 12 (0.41%) Opsgenie
18 10 (0.34%) Nagios
18 10 (0.34%) Rancher
19 9 (0.31%) Marathon
Vendors
1 1,531 (52.07%) Google
2 276 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 156 (5.31%) Oracle
4 148 (5.03%) Tableau
5 121 (4.12%) VMware
6 84 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 83 (2.82%) IBM
8 47 (1.60%) Talend
9 44 (1.50%) Splunk
10 39 (1.33%) Cisco
11 38 (1.29%) Cloudera
11 38 (1.29%) Hortonworks
12 37 (1.26%) Informatica
13 30 (1.02%) SaltStack
14 27 (0.92%) Databricks
14 27 (0.92%) Teradata
15 24 (0.82%) SAP
16 22 (0.75%) Atlassian
17 19 (0.65%) Facebook
18 18 (0.61%) Salesforce.com