Period
to

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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 38 45 76
Rank change year-on-year +7 +31 +41
Permanent jobs citing GCP 10,387 6,153 2,382
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 7.25% 6.10% 3.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.29% 13.86% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,135 3,898 1,947
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £58,882 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
75th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £125,600 £115,000 £116,750
UK median annual salary £78,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% - +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 63,763 44,379 22,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.49% 44.00% 37.37%
Number of salaries quoted 34,628 31,823 18,706
10th Percentile £33,113 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £61,350 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.25% +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 9 August 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 9 August 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 +3 7,456 £87,500 +6.06% 387
North of England +14 869 £62,500 +8.70% 87
South East -13 669 £65,000 +4.00% 51
North West +13 516 £60,000 -4.00% 55
South West +13 497 £65,000 +21.50% 20
Midlands +38 465 £65,000 +8.33% 43
Yorkshire +7 329 £62,500 +8.70% 25
West Midlands +7 322 £65,000 +4.00% 29
East of England +22 252 £65,000 - 28
East Midlands +49 131 £65,000 +14.04% 14
North East -15 24 £70,000 +56.42% 7
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 8,018 (77.19%) AWS
2 6,581 (63.36%) Azure
3 5,681 (54.69%) Python
4 5,637 (54.27%) Agile
5 4,372 (42.09%) DevOps
6 3,946 (37.99%) Java
7 3,875 (37.31%) CI/CD
8 3,653 (35.17%) Google
9 3,652 (35.16%) Finance
10 3,629 (34.94%) Kubernetes
11 3,421 (32.94%) Software Engineering
12 3,122 (30.06%) Docker
13 2,628 (25.30%) SQL
14 2,614 (25.17%) Terraform
15 2,579 (24.83%) JavaScript
16 2,349 (22.61%) Analytics
17 2,295 (22.09%) Microservices
18 2,151 (20.71%) Data Science
19 1,944 (18.72%) Jenkins
20 1,929 (18.57%) Mentoring
21 1,903 (18.32%) React
22 1,876 (18.06%) Git (software)
23 1,814 (17.46%) Social Skills
24 1,802 (17.35%) Machine Learning
25 1,791 (17.24%) Serverless
26 1,740 (16.75%) Data Engineering
27 1,648 (15.87%) TDD
28 1,512 (14.56%) Linux
29 1,488 (14.33%) Infrastructure as Code
30 1,436 (13.82%) Node.js

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
1 781 (7.52%) Apache Spark
2 590 (5.68%) Apache Airflow
3 497 (4.78%) Apache
4 167 (1.61%) Confluence
5 163 (1.57%) CMS
6 125 (1.20%) IIS
7 118 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 101 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 96 (0.92%) JBoss
10 87 (0.84%) nginx
11 80 (0.77%) Apache Pulsar
12 79 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
13 68 (0.65%) WordPress
14 57 (0.55%) Headless CMS
15 38 (0.37%) SharePoint
16 31 (0.30%) Luigi
17 26 (0.25%) Tornado
18 23 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
18 23 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
19 21 (0.20%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 48 (0.46%) Chatbot
2 45 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 29 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.14%) Campfire
7 6 (0.058%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.058%) Sketch
8 5 (0.048%) InVision
8 5 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.029%) Blender
10 3 (0.029%) Maya
11 1 (0.010%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.010%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
3 16 (0.15%) R3 Corda
4 12 (0.12%) thinkFolio
5 11 (0.11%) Line 50
5 11 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 8 (0.077%) Magento
6 8 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.058%) Summit
8 2 (0.019%) Cloudability
8 2 (0.019%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.019%) Odoo
9 1 (0.010%) assyst
9 1 (0.010%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.010%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.010%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 1 (0.010%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.010%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.010%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 8,018 (77.19%) AWS
2 6,581 (63.36%) Azure
3 1,791 (17.24%) Serverless
4 707 (6.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 693 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 689 (6.63%) AWS Lambda
7 670 (6.45%) GitHub
8 626 (6.03%) Amazon S3
9 602 (5.80%) SaaS
10 488 (4.70%) Google Kubernetes Engine
11 464 (4.47%) PaaS
12 443 (4.26%) Amazon Kinesis
13 424 (4.08%) Snowflake
14 360 (3.47%) Power Platform
15 354 (3.41%) Amazon ECS
16 349 (3.36%) Azure DevOps
17 339 (3.26%) dbt
18 335 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 322 (3.10%) Cloud Functions
20 271 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 389 (3.75%) Firewall
2 222 (2.14%) Internet
3 164 (1.58%) Network Security
4 161 (1.55%) Broadband
5 113 (1.09%) HTTP
6 87 (0.84%) DNS
7 71 (0.68%) VPN
8 61 (0.59%) TCP/IP
9 55 (0.53%) WAN
10 52 (0.50%) MQTT
11 48 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
12 38 (0.37%) WebEx
13 34 (0.33%) SD-WAN
14 30 (0.29%) LAN
15 27 (0.26%) Wireless
16 24 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (0.23%) DHCP
17 23 (0.22%) Modbus
17 23 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
17 23 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,373 (13.22%) NoSQL
2 1,327 (12.78%) BigQuery
3 1,194 (11.50%) Big Data
4 1,033 (9.95%) Relational Database
5 808 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
6 776 (7.47%) PostgreSQL
7 708 (6.82%) MySQL
8 536 (5.16%) MongoDB
9 528 (5.08%) Hadoop
10 523 (5.04%) Tableau
11 488 (4.70%) Data Lake
12 448 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
13 441 (4.25%) DynamoDB
14 432 (4.16%) Amazon Redshift
15 425 (4.09%) SQL Server
16 344 (3.31%) Power BI
17 338 (3.25%) Looker
18 307 (2.96%) Amazon Athena
19 306 (2.95%) Redis
20 214 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1,944 (18.72%) Jenkins
2 1,876 (18.06%) Git (software)
3 614 (5.91%) JIRA
4 533 (5.13%) Maven
5 401 (3.86%) GitLab
6 339 (3.26%) CircleCI
7 322 (3.10%) Gradle
8 308 (2.97%) JUnit
9 282 (2.71%) Mockito
10 267 (2.57%) TeamCity
11 263 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 206 (1.98%) Cypress.io
12 206 (1.98%) Travis CI
13 191 (1.84%) IBM UrbanCode
14 182 (1.75%) Selenium
15 181 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 153 (1.47%) Bitbucket
17 144 (1.39%) Artifactory
18 135 (1.30%) Cucumber
19 130 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3,652 (35.16%) Finance
2 1,814 (17.46%) Social Skills
3 1,306 (12.57%) Banking
4 1,035 (9.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 982 (9.45%) Games
6 839 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
7 820 (7.89%) Retail
8 726 (6.99%) Manufacturing
9 613 (5.90%) Marketing
10 438 (4.22%) Public Sector
11 395 (3.80%) Front Office
12 246 (2.37%) Automotive
13 239 (2.30%) Law
14 217 (2.09%) Advertising
15 210 (2.02%) Telecoms
16 204 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
17 191 (1.84%) Legal
18 134 (1.29%) Organisational Skills
19 112 (1.08%) Financial Institution
20 101 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,879 (18.09%) Developer
2 1,670 (16.08%) Software Engineer
3 1,117 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 995 (9.58%) Data Engineer
5 814 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 763 (7.35%) Architect
7 545 (5.25%) Senior DevOps
8 517 (4.98%) Java Engineer
9 502 (4.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 458 (4.41%) Principal Engineer
11 444 (4.27%) Java Developer
12 419 (4.03%) Senior Developer
13 415 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
13 415 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 414 (3.99%) Senior Software Engineer
15 370 (3.56%) GCP Engineer
16 342 (3.29%) Technical Leader
17 311 (2.99%) Analyst
18 299 (2.88%) Senior Data Engineer
19 295 (2.84%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,903 (18.32%) React
2 1,436 (13.82%) Node.js
3 1,266 (12.19%) Kafka
4 1,158 (11.15%) Spring
5 838 (8.07%) AngularJS
6 823 (7.92%) .NET
7 782 (7.53%) RESTful
8 773 (7.44%) REST
9 686 (6.60%) HTML
10 645 (6.21%) CSS
11 557 (5.36%) Vue.js
12 503 (4.84%) Spring Boot
13 474 (4.56%) .NET Core
14 423 (4.07%) Web Services
15 384 (3.70%) GraphQL
16 362 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
17 355 (3.42%) Elastic Stack
18 337 (3.24%) HTML5
19 314 (3.02%) Apache Beam
20 313 (3.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,183 (11.39%) Algorithms
2 1,008 (9.70%) Cloud Native
3 1,001 (9.64%) Public Cloud
4 707 (6.81%) Life Science
5 610 (5.87%) Data Structures
6 576 (5.55%) User Experience
7 538 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
8 410 (3.95%) Derivative
9 385 (3.71%) Mobile App
10 378 (3.64%) Hedge funds
11 343 (3.30%) Fixed Income
12 293 (2.82%) Blog
13 279 (2.69%) Equities
14 262 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
15 229 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 202 (1.94%) Hackathon
17 187 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
18 173 (1.67%) Data Centre
19 171 (1.65%) Legacy Applications
19 171 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 1,512 (14.56%) Linux
2 684 (6.59%) Windows
3 289 (2.78%) Unix
4 253 (2.44%) Android
5 234 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 207 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 142 (1.37%) Mesosphere
8 79 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 55 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 39 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
11 38 (0.37%) VMS
12 34 (0.33%) CentOS
13 32 (0.31%) Windows 10
14 29 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 17 (0.16%) Debian
16 14 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.13%) Alpine Linux
18 10 (0.096%) AIX
19 9 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (0.087%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,637 (54.27%) Agile
2 4,372 (42.09%) DevOps
3 3,875 (37.31%) CI/CD
4 3,421 (32.94%) Software Engineering
5 2,349 (22.61%) Analytics
6 2,295 (22.09%) Microservices
7 2,151 (20.71%) Data Science
8 1,929 (18.57%) Mentoring
9 1,802 (17.35%) Machine Learning
10 1,740 (16.75%) Data Engineering
11 1,648 (15.87%) TDD
12 1,488 (14.33%) Infrastructure as Code
13 1,418 (13.65%) Problem-Solving
14 1,400 (13.48%) Full Stack Development
15 1,343 (12.93%) Containerisation
16 1,330 (12.80%) Scrum
17 1,280 (12.32%) Artificial Intelligence
18 1,200 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
19 1,153 (11.10%) Test Automation
20 1,145 (11.02%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 5,681 (54.69%) Python
2 3,946 (37.99%) Java
3 2,628 (25.30%) SQL
4 2,579 (24.83%) JavaScript
5 1,233 (11.87%) Go
6 1,148 (11.05%) C#
7 1,089 (10.48%) TypeScript
8 968 (9.32%) Bash
9 671 (6.46%) PowerShell
10 670 (6.45%) Scala
11 556 (5.35%) Ruby
12 545 (5.25%) C++
13 401 (3.86%) C
14 356 (3.43%) R
15 352 (3.39%) Kotlin
16 331 (3.19%) Groovy
17 324 (3.12%) PHP
18 236 (2.27%) Objective-C
19 205 (1.97%) Rust
20 162 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,265 (12.18%) Degree
2 573 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 144 (1.39%) PhD
4 141 (1.36%) Master's Degree
5 132 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 106 (1.02%) CISSP
7 76 (0.73%) SC Cleared
8 71 (0.68%) OCP
8 71 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 67 (0.65%) AWS Certification
10 52 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
11 49 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 40 (0.39%) CSSLP
13 38 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
14 34 (0.33%) DV Cleared
15 33 (0.32%) CISM
16 31 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (0.26%) CCNP
18 25 (0.24%) CEH
19 21 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 817 (7.87%) QA
2 358 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 280 (2.70%) Accessibility
4 132 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 123 (1.18%) GDPR
6 76 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 59 (0.57%) GRC
8 38 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
8 38 (0.37%) SLA
9 37 (0.36%) NIST
10 33 (0.32%) SOC 2
11 17 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
12 15 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 11 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 10 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.087%) NCSC
16 8 (0.077%) RMADS
17 7 (0.067%) PSD2
18 5 (0.048%) COBIT
18 5 (0.048%) ITGC
System Software
1 3,122 (30.06%) Docker
2 238 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
3 126 (1.21%) Active Directory
4 119 (1.15%) Apache Flume
5 91 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 27 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 27 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.19%) HDFS
9 18 (0.17%) zsh
10 17 (0.16%) KVM
11 12 (0.12%) vSphere
12 8 (0.077%) Firmware
13 7 (0.067%) etcd
13 7 (0.067%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.048%) Ceph
15 5 (0.048%) Varnish
16 4 (0.039%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3,629 (34.94%) Kubernetes
2 2,614 (25.17%) Terraform
3 1,319 (12.70%) Ansible
4 730 (7.03%) Puppet
5 633 (6.09%) Opscode Chef
6 410 (3.95%) Prometheus
7 234 (2.25%) Grafana
8 176 (1.69%) Consul
9 158 (1.52%) Kibana
10 142 (1.37%) Automic
10 142 (1.37%) Istio
11 121 (1.16%) logstash
12 93 (0.90%) Oozie
13 60 (0.58%) Argo
14 50 (0.48%) Rancher
15 46 (0.44%) Nagios
15 46 (0.44%) Packer
16 44 (0.42%) Fortio
16 44 (0.42%) Kiali
17 34 (0.33%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 3,653 (35.17%) Google
2 1,172 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 466 (4.49%) Splunk
4 385 (3.71%) Oracle
5 254 (2.45%) Databricks
6 169 (1.63%) VMware
7 160 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 138 (1.33%) Facebook
9 136 (1.31%) IBM
10 127 (1.22%) Cloudera
11 112 (1.08%) Teradata
12 102 (0.98%) Cisco
13 97 (0.93%) New Relic
14 94 (0.90%) Red Hat
15 90 (0.87%) Dell
16 89 (0.86%) AppDynamics
17 82 (0.79%) Hitachi
18 80 (0.77%) SAP
19 70 (0.67%) Spotify
20 68 (0.65%) Dynatrace