Period
to 15 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > London
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 50 82
Rank change year-on-year +24 +32 +172
Permanent jobs citing GCP 2,510 2,384 2,308
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.10% 5.14% 3.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.73% 13.25% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,902 1,944 1,830
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% +14.81%
75th Percentile £103,750 £108,750 £95,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £127,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +16.67%

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,155 17,994 18,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.67% 38.82% 30.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11,462 14,832 15,614
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in London

GCP
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in London.

Salary trend for GCP in London

GCP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in London over the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

Salary histogram for GCP in London

GCP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the London region over the 6 months to 15 April 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
Central London +17 379 £85,000 +3.03% 127
West London +27 38 £70,000 +7.69% 41
South London +7 25 £72,500 +16.00% 5
East London +21 16 £72,500 - 46
North London +30 6 £87,500 +59.09% 5
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 15 April 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 London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 1,953 (77.81%) AWS
2 1,444 (57.53%) Azure
3 1,293 (51.51%) Python
4 1,039 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
5 1,013 (40.36%) Google
6 936 (37.29%) DevOps
7 895 (35.66%) Kubernetes
8 862 (34.34%) Finance
9 763 (30.40%) Java
10 758 (30.20%) Docker
11 714 (28.45%) Software Engineering
12 593 (23.63%) JavaScript
13 577 (22.99%) Terraform
14 521 (20.76%) Microservices
15 488 (19.44%) SQL
16 467 (18.61%) Analytics
17 439 (17.49%) Serverless
18 422 (16.81%) React
19 388 (15.46%) Web Services
20 362 (14.42%) Ansible
21 351 (13.98%) Big Data
22 339 (13.51%) Jenkins
23 315 (12.55%) Banking
24 314 (12.51%) Node.js
25 313 (12.47%) Linux
26 297 (11.83%) .NET
27 294 (11.71%) Go
28 291 (11.59%) Fintech
29 282 (11.24%) Artificial Intelligence
30 278 (11.08%) Asset Management

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 232 (9.24%) Apache Spark
2 109 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (3.82%) Apache Airflow
4 95 (3.78%) Apache
5 39 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
6 36 (1.43%) Confluence
7 20 (0.80%) CMS
8 18 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 16 (0.64%) Headless CMS
10 13 (0.52%) IIS
10 13 (0.52%) Luigi
11 12 (0.48%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.44%) nginx
13 10 (0.40%) Drupal
13 10 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.40%) WordPress
14 8 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.28%) Tornado
16 6 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.44%) Sketch
3 10 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.24%) InVision
5 6 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.080%) Figma
8 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.040%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 14 (0.56%) Magento
2 7 (0.28%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.080%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,953 (77.81%) AWS
2 1,444 (57.53%) Azure
3 439 (17.49%) Serverless
4 195 (7.77%) PaaS
5 163 (6.49%) SaaS
6 152 (6.06%) IaaS
7 138 (5.50%) AWS Lambda
8 93 (3.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 90 (3.59%) Cloud Functions
10 88 (3.51%) OpenShift
11 85 (3.39%) GitHub
12 81 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
13 70 (2.79%) Amazon EMR
14 61 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
15 60 (2.39%) Amazon ECS
15 60 (2.39%) Power Platform
16 50 (1.99%) Amazon EKS
17 49 (1.95%) Amazon S3
18 44 (1.75%) Firebase
19 39 (1.55%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.23%) Firewall
2 32 (1.27%) DNS
3 24 (0.96%) VPN
4 23 (0.92%) Network Security
5 21 (0.84%) Internet
6 16 (0.64%) DHCP
7 13 (0.52%) HTTP
7 13 (0.52%) SSH
7 13 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (0.44%) LAN
9 11 (0.44%) WAN
10 10 (0.40%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.32%) IPsec
12 7 (0.28%) SD-WAN
12 7 (0.28%) SNMP
12 7 (0.28%) TACACS
13 6 (0.24%) VLAN
13 6 (0.24%) VoIP
13 6 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (13.98%) Big Data
2 269 (10.72%) BigQuery
3 222 (8.84%) NoSQL
4 215 (8.57%) Hadoop
5 192 (7.65%) PostgreSQL
6 168 (6.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 156 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
8 147 (5.86%) MySQL
9 129 (5.14%) SQL Server
10 126 (5.02%) MongoDB
11 100 (3.98%) Tableau
12 79 (3.15%) Redis
13 73 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 73 (2.91%) Relational Database
14 64 (2.55%) Amazon Athena
15 58 (2.31%) Snowflake Schema
16 57 (2.27%) Data Lake
17 55 (2.19%) Looker
18 54 (2.15%) Neo4j
19 52 (2.07%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 339 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 184 (7.33%) Git (software)
3 84 (3.35%) GitLab
4 83 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 80 (3.19%) JIRA
6 60 (2.39%) TeamCity
7 58 (2.31%) CircleCI
8 56 (2.23%) Maven
9 54 (2.15%) Vagrant
10 43 (1.71%) Travis CI
11 40 (1.59%) Selenium
12 39 (1.55%) Artifactory
13 33 (1.31%) Cucumber
14 31 (1.24%) Bitbucket
15 28 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
16 26 (1.04%) Cypress.io
16 26 (1.04%) Gradle
17 18 (0.72%) Postman
18 17 (0.68%) JMeter
19 16 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 862 (34.34%) Finance
2 315 (12.55%) Banking
3 147 (5.86%) Retail
4 137 (5.46%) Marketing
5 126 (5.02%) Public Sector
6 121 (4.82%) Front Office
7 106 (4.22%) Telecoms
8 97 (3.86%) Manufacturing
9 86 (3.43%) Games
10 73 (2.91%) Electronics
11 40 (1.59%) Investment Banking
12 25 (1.00%) Law
13 23 (0.92%) Automotive
14 17 (0.68%) Advertising
14 17 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.44%) Legal
17 9 (0.36%) Publishing
18 7 (0.28%) Back Office
18 7 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 651 (25.94%) Developer
2 339 (13.51%) Software Engineer
3 316 (12.59%) Architect
4 289 (11.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 266 (10.60%) Data Engineer
6 200 (7.97%) React Developer
7 182 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 178 (7.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 144 (5.74%) Cloud Architect
10 137 (5.46%) AWS Engineer
11 125 (4.98%) Consultant
11 125 (4.98%) Java Developer
12 111 (4.42%) Platform Engineer
13 107 (4.26%) Python Developer
14 104 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
15 99 (3.94%) Senior Developer
15 99 (3.94%) Senior DevOps
16 95 (3.78%) Front Office Developer
17 94 (3.75%) Python Engineer
18 93 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (16.81%) React
2 388 (15.46%) Web Services
3 314 (12.51%) Node.js
4 297 (11.83%) .NET
5 260 (10.36%) AngularJS
6 219 (8.73%) Kafka
7 174 (6.93%) React Native
7 174 (6.93%) REST
8 130 (5.18%) Spring
9 126 (5.02%) Vue.js
10 121 (4.82%) CSS
10 121 (4.82%) HTML
11 111 (4.42%) Spring Boot
12 106 (4.22%) GraphQL
13 71 (2.83%) .NET Core
14 69 (2.75%) Django
15 64 (2.55%) HTML5
16 61 (2.43%) Flask
17 56 (2.23%) Spark Streaming
18 52 (2.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 216 (8.61%) Cloud Native
2 169 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
3 154 (6.14%) Public Cloud
4 127 (5.06%) Hedge funds
5 118 (4.70%) Equities
6 107 (4.26%) Derivative
6 107 (4.26%) Fixed Income
7 101 (4.02%) User Experience
8 95 (3.78%) Blog
9 87 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
10 86 (3.43%) Data Centre
11 74 (2.95%) Hybrid Cloud
12 60 (2.39%) Mobile App
13 55 (2.19%) Algorithms
14 48 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
15 45 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
16 44 (1.75%) Virtual Team
17 40 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 38 (1.51%) Credit Risk
19 32 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 313 (12.47%) Linux
2 117 (4.66%) Windows
3 82 (3.27%) Unix
4 30 (1.20%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.08%) Android
5 27 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.56%) CentOS
8 8 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.24%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.16%) Solaris
10 4 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.080%) Debian
11 2 (0.080%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.080%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.080%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.040%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,039 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 936 (37.29%) DevOps
3 714 (28.45%) Software Engineering
4 521 (20.76%) Microservices
5 467 (18.61%) Analytics
6 291 (11.59%) Fintech
7 282 (11.24%) Artificial Intelligence
8 278 (11.08%) Asset Management
9 277 (11.04%) Data Science
10 276 (11.00%) Machine Learning
11 247 (9.84%) TDD
12 231 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
13 225 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
14 224 (8.92%) Data Engineering
15 223 (8.88%) ETL
16 219 (8.73%) Open Source
17 197 (7.85%) Mentoring
18 193 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
19 175 (6.97%) Continuous Delivery
20 170 (6.77%) Progressive Web App
Programming Languages
1 1,293 (51.51%) Python
2 763 (30.40%) Java
3 593 (23.63%) JavaScript
4 488 (19.44%) SQL
5 294 (11.71%) Go
6 276 (11.00%) C#
7 166 (6.61%) Scala
8 151 (6.02%) Bash Shell
9 145 (5.78%) TypeScript
10 99 (3.94%) R
11 96 (3.82%) Kotlin
12 93 (3.71%) C++
13 78 (3.11%) Ruby
14 69 (2.75%) PowerShell
15 58 (2.31%) C
15 58 (2.31%) PHP
16 39 (1.55%) Java 8
17 31 (1.24%) Groovy
18 27 (1.08%) ES6
18 27 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 192 (7.65%) Degree
2 41 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (1.55%) Master's Degree
4 33 (1.31%) CISSP
5 31 (1.24%) PhD
6 30 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 28 (1.12%) SC Cleared
8 21 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
9 15 (0.60%) OSCP
10 14 (0.56%) OSCE
11 13 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
12 10 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 10 (0.40%) CISM
13 8 (0.32%) DBS Check
13 8 (0.32%) MPhil
14 7 (0.28%) AWS Certification
14 7 (0.28%) CISA
14 7 (0.28%) OCP
14 7 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (2.67%) QA
2 42 (1.67%) GDPR
3 31 (1.24%) NIST
4 24 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.72%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.52%) SOC 2
8 10 (0.40%) SLA
9 9 (0.36%) SOC 1
10 6 (0.24%) GRC
11 5 (0.20%) COBIT
12 4 (0.16%) WAI
12 4 (0.16%) WCAG
13 3 (0.12%) Basel III
14 2 (0.080%) GLBA
14 2 (0.080%) NCSC
15 1 (0.040%) FedRAMP
15 1 (0.040%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.040%) ISO 31000
15 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 758 (30.20%) Docker
2 49 (1.95%) VirtualBox
3 40 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.32%) HDFS
9 6 (0.24%) Snort
10 5 (0.20%) NFS
10 5 (0.20%) Squid
11 4 (0.16%) KVM
11 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.16%) vSphere
12 3 (0.12%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.080%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.080%) Ceph
13 2 (0.080%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.080%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 895 (35.66%) Kubernetes
2 577 (22.99%) Terraform
3 362 (14.42%) Ansible
4 152 (6.06%) Puppet
5 98 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
6 79 (3.15%) Prometheus
7 58 (2.31%) Docker Swarm
8 57 (2.27%) Istio
9 48 (1.91%) Grafana
10 23 (0.92%) Nagios
11 20 (0.80%) Fortio
11 20 (0.80%) Kiali
12 18 (0.72%) linkerd
13 15 (0.60%) Consul
14 14 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
15 13 (0.52%) Knative
16 10 (0.40%) Argo
16 10 (0.40%) Packer
16 10 (0.40%) SCCM
17 9 (0.36%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,013 (40.36%) Google
2 189 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 120 (4.78%) Oracle
4 110 (4.38%) SAP
5 99 (3.94%) IBM
6 78 (3.11%) Talend
7 72 (2.87%) VMware
8 67 (2.67%) Red Hat
9 64 (2.55%) Cloudera
9 64 (2.55%) Informatica
10 59 (2.35%) Hortonworks
11 42 (1.67%) Splunk
12 35 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (1.24%) Cisco
14 25 (1.00%) Databricks
15 23 (0.92%) Adobe
16 18 (0.72%) Teradata
17 17 (0.68%) Palo Alto
18 16 (0.64%) Yahoo!
19 13 (0.52%) Twitter