Period
to 1 October 2020

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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 66 177
Rank change year-on-year +31 +111 +196
Permanent jobs citing GCP 1,340 2,355 1,451
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.82% 4.23% 2.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.66% 11.74% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,226 2,042 1,165
Median annual salary £80,000 £79,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +9.66% +3.57%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £142,500 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 8,559 20,053 18,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.54% 35.99% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,189 16,593 15,277
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36% +5.83%
10th Percentile £43,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £98,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +6.80%

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 1 October 2020.

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 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
Central London +7 193 £80,000 - 69
West London +89 31 £73,750 +1.72% 20
South London +45 23 £66,250 -5.36% 6
East London +35 11 £72,500 +45.00% 12
North London +38 6 £57,500 +9.52% 3
GCP
England

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 London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 1,116 (83.28%) AWS
2 897 (66.94%) Azure
3 769 (57.39%) Python
4 587 (43.81%) Google
4 587 (43.81%) DevOps
5 574 (42.84%) Finance
6 554 (41.34%) Kubernetes
7 538 (40.15%) Java
8 498 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
9 470 (35.07%) Docker
10 359 (26.79%) JavaScript
11 328 (24.48%) Web Services
11 328 (24.48%) Microservices
12 314 (23.43%) SQL
13 297 (22.16%) Asset Management
14 279 (20.82%) Terraform
15 273 (20.37%) Banking
16 246 (18.36%) Software Engineering
17 239 (17.84%) Investment Management
18 237 (17.69%) Hedge funds
19 230 (17.16%) Ansible
20 215 (16.04%) Node.js
21 214 (15.97%) Jenkins
22 207 (15.45%) Serverless
23 204 (15.22%) React
24 199 (14.85%) Analytics
25 196 (14.63%) Fintech
26 194 (14.48%) Linux
27 193 (14.40%) AngularJS
28 191 (14.25%) Mentoring

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
1 147 (10.97%) Apache
2 99 (7.39%) Apache Spark
3 48 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (2.16%) Apache Airflow
5 23 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 22 (1.64%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.49%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.19%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.12%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.04%) Confluence
11 10 (0.75%) Headless CMS
12 8 (0.60%) SAS
13 6 (0.45%) CMS
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Synapse
14 5 (0.37%) Drupal
14 5 (0.37%) nginx
14 5 (0.37%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.30%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.30%) Luigi
15 4 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.075%) Magento
2 1 (0.075%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 1,116 (83.28%) AWS
2 897 (66.94%) Azure
3 207 (15.45%) Serverless
4 161 (12.01%) AWS Lambda
5 115 (8.58%) Amazon ECS
6 83 (6.19%) Apigee
7 75 (5.60%) SaaS
8 70 (5.22%) PaaS
9 67 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 60 (4.48%) IaaS
11 51 (3.81%) OpenShift
12 47 (3.51%) Amazon S3
13 44 (3.28%) Power Platform
14 42 (3.13%) Office 365
15 36 (2.69%) GitHub
16 26 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
17 25 (1.87%) IBM Cloud
18 23 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
18 23 (1.72%) Firebase
19 20 (1.49%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.33%) Firewall
2 50 (3.73%) Network Security
3 35 (2.61%) VPN
4 33 (2.46%) DNS
5 32 (2.39%) WAN
6 29 (2.16%) VoIP
7 27 (2.01%) LAN
8 25 (1.87%) IPsec
8 25 (1.87%) MPLS
9 24 (1.79%) BGP
9 24 (1.79%) OSPF
10 22 (1.64%) DHCP
10 22 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (1.57%) Skype
12 20 (1.49%) MRTG
12 20 (1.49%) RIP
12 20 (1.49%) SNMP
12 20 (1.49%) TACACS
12 20 (1.49%) Wireless
12 20 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (13.66%) Amazon Redshift
2 174 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 164 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
4 158 (11.79%) PostgreSQL
5 154 (11.49%) MySQL
6 152 (11.34%) BigQuery
7 149 (11.12%) NoSQL
8 120 (8.96%) Big Data
9 77 (5.75%) Hadoop
10 61 (4.55%) Snowflake Schema
11 57 (4.25%) Looker
12 54 (4.03%) MongoDB
13 44 (3.28%) Power BI
14 38 (2.84%) Relational Database
15 36 (2.69%) Data Lake
16 32 (2.39%) Blockchain
17 27 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
18 26 (1.94%) Flink
19 24 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
19 24 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 214 (15.97%) Jenkins
2 136 (10.15%) Git (software)
3 102 (7.61%) Artifactory
4 91 (6.79%) GitLab
5 35 (2.61%) Selenium
6 34 (2.54%) JIRA
7 33 (2.46%) CircleCI
8 27 (2.01%) TeamCity
9 25 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (1.87%) Cucumber
10 18 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (1.34%) webpack
11 16 (1.19%) Maven
12 14 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (0.97%) Bitbucket
14 12 (0.90%) RStudio
15 11 (0.82%) Babel
16 9 (0.67%) Grunt
16 9 (0.67%) SpecFlow
16 9 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 574 (42.84%) Finance
2 273 (20.37%) Banking
3 104 (7.76%) Front Office
4 76 (5.67%) Back Office
5 52 (3.88%) Games
6 40 (2.99%) Retail
7 35 (2.61%) Investment Banking
8 33 (2.46%) Marketing
9 30 (2.24%) Law
10 27 (2.01%) Manufacturing
11 26 (1.94%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.87%) Telecoms
13 18 (1.34%) Public Sector
14 16 (1.19%) Advertising
15 10 (0.75%) Legal
16 9 (0.67%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.52%) Automotive
18 3 (0.22%) Electronics
18 3 (0.22%) Local Government
19 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 320 (23.88%) Developer
2 199 (14.85%) Architect
3 165 (12.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 147 (10.97%) Data Engineer
5 117 (8.73%) Cloud Architect
6 115 (8.58%) AWS Engineer
7 105 (7.84%) AWS Architect
8 93 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 85 (6.34%) Software Engineer
10 79 (5.90%) Java Architect
11 78 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
12 77 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
13 76 (5.67%) Python Engineer
14 69 (5.15%) Java Developer
15 67 (5.00%) Data Architect
16 66 (4.93%) Python Developer
17 59 (4.40%) Cloud Solutions Architect
18 58 (4.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
19 57 (4.25%) Java Solutions Architect
20 52 (3.88%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (24.48%) Web Services
2 215 (16.04%) Node.js
3 204 (15.22%) React
4 193 (14.40%) AngularJS
5 133 (9.93%) .NET
6 110 (8.21%) gRPC
7 94 (7.01%) Kafka
8 90 (6.72%) OAuth
9 87 (6.49%) Vue.js
10 81 (6.04%) Swagger
11 71 (5.30%) HTML
12 66 (4.93%) REST
13 59 (4.40%) CSS
14 58 (4.33%) Spring
15 54 (4.03%) RESTful
16 52 (3.88%) .NET Core
17 45 (3.36%) React Native
18 44 (3.28%) TensorFlow
19 38 (2.84%) Spring Boot
20 37 (2.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 237 (17.69%) Hedge funds
2 143 (10.67%) Fixed Income
3 139 (10.37%) Greenfield Project
4 137 (10.22%) Derivative
5 126 (9.40%) Public Cloud
6 103 (7.69%) Equities
7 85 (6.34%) Cloud Native
8 68 (5.07%) Algorithms
8 68 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 54 (4.03%) Blog
10 53 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
11 42 (3.13%) Mobile App
12 39 (2.91%) Credit Derivative
13 29 (2.16%) Data Structures
14 26 (1.94%) User Experience
15 25 (1.87%) Private Cloud
16 24 (1.79%) Social Network
17 22 (1.64%) Data Centre
17 22 (1.64%) Management Information System
18 19 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 194 (14.48%) Linux
2 71 (5.30%) Windows
3 24 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.64%) Mac OS X
5 21 (1.57%) Android
6 14 (1.04%) Unix
7 11 (0.82%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.60%) CentOS
9 6 (0.45%) VMS
10 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.30%) Mesosphere
11 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.22%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
14 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.075%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.075%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.075%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (43.81%) DevOps
2 498 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (24.48%) Microservices
4 297 (22.16%) Asset Management
5 246 (18.36%) Software Engineering
6 239 (17.84%) Investment Management
7 199 (14.85%) Analytics
8 196 (14.63%) Fintech
9 191 (14.25%) Mentoring
10 170 (12.69%) Machine Learning
11 150 (11.19%) Scrum
12 136 (10.15%) Migration
13 130 (9.70%) Artificial Intelligence
14 120 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
15 118 (8.81%) Data Science
16 115 (8.58%) TDD
17 98 (7.31%) BDD
18 94 (7.01%) Open Source
19 86 (6.42%) Infrastructure as Code
20 83 (6.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 769 (57.39%) Python
2 538 (40.15%) Java
3 359 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 314 (23.43%) SQL
5 141 (10.52%) Go
6 137 (10.22%) C#
7 124 (9.25%) R
8 102 (7.61%) Scala
9 93 (6.94%) Ruby
10 74 (5.52%) C++
11 71 (5.30%) TypeScript
12 68 (5.07%) C
13 46 (3.43%) Bash Shell
14 42 (3.13%) Kotlin
15 30 (2.24%) PowerShell
16 27 (2.01%) PHP
17 24 (1.79%) Groovy
18 18 (1.34%) Java 8
19 17 (1.27%) Shell Script
20 11 (0.82%) ES6
Qualifications
1 107 (7.99%) Degree
2 52 (3.88%) Sun Certification
3 36 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (2.01%) PhD
6 16 (1.19%) AWS Certification
7 14 (1.04%) CCNA
8 13 (0.97%) CCNP
8 13 (0.97%) CISSP
9 11 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (0.82%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 9 (0.67%) Security Cleared
11 7 (0.52%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.45%) CISM
13 5 (0.37%) CCSP
13 5 (0.37%) CEH
13 5 (0.37%) GPEN
13 5 (0.37%) OSCE
13 5 (0.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.34%) QA
2 14 (1.04%) GDPR
3 12 (0.90%) NIST
4 10 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.30%) NIST 800
8 3 (0.22%) NCSC
9 1 (0.075%) SLA
System Software
1 470 (35.07%) Docker
2 34 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.075%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.075%) Gluster
7 1 (0.075%) HDFS
7 1 (0.075%) iptables
7 1 (0.075%) NFS
7 1 (0.075%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.075%) vSphere
7 1 (0.075%) Xen
Systems Management
1 554 (41.34%) Kubernetes
2 279 (20.82%) Terraform
3 230 (17.16%) Ansible
4 133 (9.93%) Puppet
5 100 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (2.39%) Nagios
7 24 (1.79%) Istio
8 18 (1.34%) Grafana
9 17 (1.27%) Prometheus
10 15 (1.12%) Consul
11 14 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
12 13 (0.97%) Salt
13 12 (0.90%) Kibana
13 12 (0.90%) Packer
14 9 (0.67%) logstash
15 8 (0.60%) Graphite
15 8 (0.60%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.52%) Opsview
16 7 (0.52%) Rancher
17 6 (0.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 587 (43.81%) Google
2 133 (9.93%) Microsoft
3 79 (5.90%) Oracle
4 77 (5.75%) Tableau
5 36 (2.69%) Databricks
6 28 (2.09%) Cisco
6 28 (2.09%) IBM
7 26 (1.94%) SAP
8 25 (1.87%) Splunk
9 24 (1.79%) Palo Alto
10 23 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 20 (1.49%) Avaya
11 20 (1.49%) Riverbed
12 18 (1.34%) VMware
13 10 (0.75%) Facebook
14 9 (0.67%) SaltStack
15 8 (0.60%) Cloudera
15 8 (0.60%) New Relic
15 8 (0.60%) Talend
16 7 (0.52%) DoubleClick