Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 110 231
Rank change year-on-year +50 +121 +226
Permanent jobs citing GCP 1,973 3,888 2,308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.47% 3.00% 1.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.26% 9.51% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,851 3,291 1,929
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -

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 17,527 40,871 38,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.70% 31.55% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14,750 33,551 31,310
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +31 1,340 £80,000 +0.63% 205
North of England +84 230 £52,500 -12.50% 79
South East +42 158 £50,000 -16.67% 34
North West +44 122 £55,000 -8.33% 44
Midlands +51 93 £55,000 - 29
Yorkshire +114 92 £50,000 -9.09% 17
South West +12 76 £46,250 -15.91% 21
West Midlands +61 70 £55,000 +4.76% 24
East of England +29 44 £55,000 - 23
East Midlands +34 23 £70,000 +27.27% 5
North East +27 16 £52,500 +25.00% 18
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1,587 (80.44%) AWS
2 1,307 (66.24%) Azure
3 1,055 (53.47%) Python
4 897 (45.46%) Google
5 826 (41.87%) DevOps
6 754 (38.22%) Kubernetes
7 718 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
8 672 (34.06%) Java
9 659 (33.40%) Finance
10 637 (32.29%) Docker
11 499 (25.29%) JavaScript
12 465 (23.57%) SQL
13 443 (22.45%) Microservices
14 439 (22.25%) Terraform
15 361 (18.30%) Software Engineering
16 359 (18.20%) Web Services
17 327 (16.57%) Ansible
18 323 (16.37%) Linux
19 317 (16.07%) Node.js
20 297 (15.05%) Asset Management
21 295 (14.95%) Jenkins
22 276 (13.99%) Banking
23 266 (13.48%) React
24 254 (12.87%) AngularJS
25 249 (12.62%) Mentoring
26 245 (12.42%) Scrum
27 243 (12.32%) Serverless
28 242 (12.27%) Analytics
29 240 (12.16%) Fintech
30 239 (12.11%) Investment 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
1 225 (11.40%) Apache
2 156 (7.91%) Apache Spark
3 104 (5.27%) Elasticsearch
4 54 (2.74%) Apache Airflow
5 28 (1.42%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 23 (1.17%) nginx
8 21 (1.06%) Confluence
8 21 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 18 (0.91%) CMS
9 18 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 13 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.56%) WordPress
13 10 (0.51%) Headless CMS
14 8 (0.41%) IIS
14 8 (0.41%) SAS
14 8 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.35%) Umbraco
16 5 (0.25%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 31 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.051%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.41%) Magento
2 5 (0.25%) Shopify
3 4 (0.20%) Eikon
3 4 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.10%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.051%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 1,587 (80.44%) AWS
2 1,307 (66.24%) Azure
3 243 (12.32%) Serverless
4 187 (9.48%) AWS Lambda
5 121 (6.13%) Amazon ECS
6 117 (5.93%) SaaS
7 90 (4.56%) GitHub
8 89 (4.51%) PaaS
9 88 (4.46%) Apigee
10 78 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 78 (3.95%) IaaS
11 61 (3.09%) Amazon S3
12 57 (2.89%) OpenShift
12 57 (2.89%) Power Platform
13 47 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
14 46 (2.33%) Office 365
14 46 (2.33%) Stackdriver
15 31 (1.57%) Firebase
16 27 (1.37%) Amazon EKS
17 25 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.55%) Firewall
2 58 (2.94%) Network Security
3 41 (2.08%) DNS
3 41 (2.08%) VPN
4 36 (1.82%) WAN
5 30 (1.52%) VoIP
6 29 (1.47%) HTTP
6 29 (1.47%) Skype
7 28 (1.42%) LAN
8 25 (1.27%) IPsec
8 25 (1.27%) MPLS
9 24 (1.22%) BGP
9 24 (1.22%) DHCP
9 24 (1.22%) OSPF
9 24 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (1.12%) Wireless
10 22 (1.12%) Wireshark
11 20 (1.01%) RIP
11 20 (1.01%) SNMP
11 20 (1.01%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 234 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
3 226 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
4 218 (11.05%) MySQL
5 213 (10.80%) BigQuery
6 204 (10.34%) NoSQL
7 197 (9.98%) Amazon Redshift
8 189 (9.58%) Big Data
9 108 (5.47%) MongoDB
10 96 (4.87%) Hadoop
11 74 (3.75%) Snowflake Schema
12 58 (2.94%) Looker
13 57 (2.89%) Power BI
14 54 (2.74%) Relational Database
15 53 (2.69%) Data Lake
16 38 (1.93%) Redis
17 33 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
18 32 (1.62%) Blockchain
19 30 (1.52%) Flink
20 28 (1.42%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 295 (14.95%) Jenkins
2 214 (10.85%) Git (software)
3 108 (5.47%) Artifactory
4 107 (5.42%) GitLab
5 68 (3.45%) JIRA
6 55 (2.79%) Selenium
7 45 (2.28%) CircleCI
8 41 (2.08%) TeamCity
9 40 (2.03%) Gradle
10 37 (1.88%) Cucumber
11 31 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
13 28 (1.42%) webpack
14 27 (1.37%) Bitbucket
15 21 (1.06%) Maven
15 21 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
16 17 (0.86%) Babel
17 15 (0.76%) PHPUnit
17 15 (0.76%) Subversion
18 13 (0.66%) Grunt
General
1 659 (33.40%) Finance
2 276 (13.99%) Banking
3 104 (5.27%) Front Office
4 77 (3.90%) Back Office
5 66 (3.35%) Games
6 61 (3.09%) Retail
7 60 (3.04%) Public Sector
8 50 (2.53%) Marketing
9 35 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 35 (1.77%) Law
10 31 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 30 (1.52%) Telecoms
12 26 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 17 (0.86%) Advertising
14 10 (0.51%) Legal
15 9 (0.46%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.41%) Automotive
17 7 (0.35%) Norwegian Language
18 6 (0.30%) Digital Economy
18 6 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 497 (25.19%) Developer
2 242 (12.27%) Architect
2 242 (12.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 196 (9.93%) Data Engineer
4 150 (7.60%) Cloud Engineer
5 144 (7.30%) Software Engineer
6 138 (6.99%) AWS Engineer
7 128 (6.49%) Cloud Architect
8 114 (5.78%) Senior Developer
9 111 (5.63%) AWS Architect
10 103 (5.22%) Python Engineer
11 97 (4.92%) Java Developer
12 89 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
13 86 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
14 83 (4.21%) Python Developer
15 79 (4.00%) Java Architect
16 77 (3.90%) Data Architect
17 69 (3.50%) Platform Engineer
18 67 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
19 65 (3.29%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (18.20%) Web Services
2 317 (16.07%) Node.js
3 266 (13.48%) React
4 254 (12.87%) AngularJS
5 211 (10.69%) .NET
6 125 (6.34%) Vue.js
7 119 (6.03%) Kafka
8 114 (5.78%) REST
9 112 (5.68%) HTML
10 111 (5.63%) gRPC
11 105 (5.32%) Spring
12 100 (5.07%) CSS
13 94 (4.76%) OAuth
14 82 (4.16%) RESTful
14 82 (4.16%) Swagger
15 76 (3.85%) .NET Core
16 72 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
17 63 (3.19%) Django
17 63 (3.19%) Spring Boot
18 55 (2.79%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 237 (12.01%) Hedge funds
2 190 (9.63%) Public Cloud
3 182 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
4 143 (7.25%) Fixed Income
5 137 (6.94%) Derivative
6 107 (5.42%) Cloud Native
7 103 (5.22%) Equities
8 83 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
9 77 (3.90%) Algorithms
10 68 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 62 (3.14%) Mobile App
12 60 (3.04%) Blog
13 50 (2.53%) Private Cloud
14 45 (2.28%) User Experience
15 39 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
16 35 (1.77%) Management Information System
17 34 (1.72%) Data Centre
18 32 (1.62%) Data Structures
19 30 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
20 29 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 323 (16.37%) Linux
2 145 (7.35%) Windows
3 38 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 36 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 34 (1.72%) Android
6 26 (1.32%) Unix
7 22 (1.12%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.71%) CentOS
9 9 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.30%) VMS
11 5 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.20%) Mesosphere
12 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.15%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.10%) Debian
15 1 (0.051%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.051%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 826 (41.87%) DevOps
2 718 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
3 443 (22.45%) Microservices
4 361 (18.30%) Software Engineering
5 297 (15.05%) Asset Management
6 249 (12.62%) Mentoring
7 245 (12.42%) Scrum
8 242 (12.27%) Analytics
9 240 (12.16%) Fintech
10 239 (12.11%) Investment Management
11 212 (10.75%) Machine Learning
12 175 (8.87%) Migration
13 174 (8.82%) TDD
14 165 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
15 152 (7.70%) Artificial Intelligence
16 150 (7.60%) Data Science
17 137 (6.94%) Infrastructure as Code
17 137 (6.94%) Test Automation
18 133 (6.74%) BDD
19 129 (6.54%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1,055 (53.47%) Python
2 672 (34.06%) Java
3 499 (25.29%) JavaScript
4 465 (23.57%) SQL
5 222 (11.25%) C#
6 189 (9.58%) Go
7 143 (7.25%) R
8 134 (6.79%) Scala
9 123 (6.23%) Bash Shell
10 110 (5.58%) Ruby
11 94 (4.76%) C++
11 94 (4.76%) TypeScript
12 84 (4.26%) PowerShell
13 81 (4.11%) C
14 76 (3.85%) PHP
15 52 (2.64%) Kotlin
16 30 (1.52%) Groovy
17 22 (1.12%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.12%) T-SQL
18 18 (0.91%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 181 (9.17%) Degree
2 55 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 52 (2.64%) Sun Certification
4 51 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (2.43%) SC Cleared
6 46 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 35 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (1.72%) MCSE
9 32 (1.62%) PhD
10 31 (1.57%) MCSA
11 27 (1.37%) CCNA
12 22 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (0.96%) AWS Certification
13 19 (0.96%) RHCE
14 17 (0.86%) Master's Degree
15 15 (0.76%) CISSP
16 14 (0.71%) CCNP
16 14 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
17 12 (0.61%) MCTS
18 11 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.57%) QA
2 20 (1.01%) GDPR
3 15 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.66%) SLA
5 12 (0.61%) NIST
6 10 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.20%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.15%) NCSC
10 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 637 (32.29%) Docker
2 48 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 30 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.30%) Varnish
6 6 (0.30%) vSphere
7 5 (0.25%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.15%) zsh
9 2 (0.10%) Gluster
9 2 (0.10%) Microcode
9 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.10%) vCloud
9 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.051%) NFS
10 1 (0.051%) Snort
10 1 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.051%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.051%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.051%) Xen
Systems Management
1 754 (38.22%) Kubernetes
2 439 (22.25%) Terraform
3 327 (16.57%) Ansible
4 180 (9.12%) Puppet
5 111 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (3.35%) Grafana
7 34 (1.72%) Nagios
8 31 (1.57%) Prometheus
9 27 (1.37%) Istio
10 21 (1.06%) Docker Swarm
11 17 (0.86%) Consul
11 17 (0.86%) Packer
12 13 (0.66%) logstash
12 13 (0.66%) Salt
13 12 (0.61%) Kibana
14 11 (0.56%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.51%) Graphite
15 10 (0.51%) Mesos
16 8 (0.41%) Rancher
17 7 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 897 (45.46%) Google
2 205 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 97 (4.92%) Oracle
3 97 (4.92%) Tableau
4 67 (3.40%) Splunk
5 59 (2.99%) VMware
6 49 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 40 (2.03%) ServiceNow
8 39 (1.98%) Databricks
9 35 (1.77%) Cisco
10 34 (1.72%) SAP
11 32 (1.62%) IBM
12 27 (1.37%) Palo Alto
13 20 (1.01%) Avaya
13 20 (1.01%) Riverbed
14 15 (0.76%) New Relic
15 14 (0.71%) Teradata
16 12 (0.61%) Veracode
17 10 (0.51%) Facebook
17 10 (0.51%) Talend