Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 43 69
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 +152
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3,966 1,728 2,379
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.81% 6.03% 4.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.42% 14.75% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,345 1,409 1,938
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
75th Percentile £102,500 £105,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £130,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%

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 21,532 11,719 19,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.82% 40.90% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14,253 9,753 16,486
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +21 461 £85,000 +6.25% 171
West London +5 95 £70,000 +7.69% 54
East London +13 28 £75,000 +3.45% 29
South London -5 27 £70,000 +12.00% 9
North London +20 11 £87,500 +52.17% 2
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3,080 (77.66%) AWS
2 2,289 (57.72%) Azure
3 2,010 (50.68%) Python
4 1,578 (39.79%) Google
5 1,543 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
6 1,522 (38.38%) Kubernetes
7 1,319 (33.26%) DevOps
8 1,282 (32.32%) Finance
9 1,266 (31.92%) Software Engineering
10 1,232 (31.06%) Docker
11 1,169 (29.48%) Java
12 1,117 (28.16%) JavaScript
13 936 (23.60%) Terraform
14 881 (22.21%) SQL
15 872 (21.99%) Microservices
16 844 (21.28%) React
17 815 (20.55%) Serverless
18 773 (19.49%) Analytics
19 752 (18.96%) Node.js
20 694 (17.50%) Social Skills
21 608 (15.33%) Full Stack Development
22 586 (14.78%) Jenkins
23 579 (14.60%) Big Data
24 576 (14.52%) Artificial Intelligence
25 556 (14.02%) Web Services
25 556 (14.02%) Machine Learning
26 507 (12.78%) Data Science
27 487 (12.28%) NoSQL
28 481 (12.13%) TypeScript
29 472 (11.90%) C#

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
1 350 (8.83%) Apache Spark
2 192 (4.84%) Apache Airflow
3 188 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
4 152 (3.83%) Apache
5 72 (1.82%) Confluence
6 42 (1.06%) nginx
7 40 (1.01%) IIS
8 39 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
9 29 (0.73%) CMS
10 24 (0.61%) OpenStack
11 23 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 19 (0.48%) Drupal
13 16 (0.40%) Luigi
14 15 (0.38%) WordPress
15 14 (0.35%) Traefik
16 13 (0.33%) SAS
17 12 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 12 (0.30%) Jupyter
18 11 (0.28%) Apache Pig
18 11 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.55%) Sketch
3 20 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (0.35%) InVision
5 10 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.23%) Fireworks
6 9 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.15%) Figma
9 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.076%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.025%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 21 (0.53%) Magento
2 10 (0.25%) Primavera
3 9 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.23%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.15%) R3 Corda
5 5 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.13%) Shopify
6 2 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.050%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3,080 (77.66%) AWS
2 2,289 (57.72%) Azure
3 815 (20.55%) Serverless
4 260 (6.56%) PaaS
5 253 (6.38%) SaaS
6 235 (5.93%) AWS Lambda
7 232 (5.85%) GitHub
8 186 (4.69%) IaaS
9 183 (4.61%) Snowflake
10 166 (4.19%) Cloud Functions
11 160 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
12 134 (3.38%) OpenShift
13 127 (3.20%) Power Platform
14 123 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
15 108 (2.72%) Amazon EKS
15 108 (2.72%) Amazon S3
16 103 (2.60%) Firebase
17 97 (2.45%) IBM Cloud
18 96 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
19 87 (2.19%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (2.45%) Firewall
2 87 (2.19%) HTTP
3 68 (1.71%) Internet
4 34 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 29 (0.73%) Broadband
6 23 (0.58%) Network Security
7 22 (0.55%) DNS
7 22 (0.55%) VPN
8 18 (0.45%) SSH
9 14 (0.35%) LAN
9 14 (0.35%) WAN
10 12 (0.30%) SAN
10 12 (0.30%) SD-WAN
10 12 (0.30%) WebEx
11 11 (0.28%) IPv4
11 11 (0.28%) VSAN
12 10 (0.25%) DHCP
12 10 (0.25%) SSL
13 9 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (14.60%) Big Data
2 487 (12.28%) NoSQL
3 443 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
4 430 (10.84%) BigQuery
5 338 (8.52%) Hadoop
6 251 (6.33%) MongoDB
7 245 (6.18%) SQL Server
8 242 (6.10%) Relational Database
9 225 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
10 213 (5.37%) Amazon Redshift
10 213 (5.37%) MySQL
11 192 (4.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 177 (4.46%) Redis
12 177 (4.46%) Tableau
13 135 (3.40%) Amazon Athena
14 110 (2.77%) Power BI
15 89 (2.24%) Neo4j
16 88 (2.22%) Data Lake
17 78 (1.97%) RDBMS
18 75 (1.89%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 586 (14.78%) Jenkins
2 440 (11.09%) Git (software)
3 197 (4.97%) GitLab
4 162 (4.08%) JIRA
5 154 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 107 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 98 (2.47%) Cypress.io
8 95 (2.40%) Maven
9 89 (2.24%) Vagrant
10 88 (2.22%) CircleCI
11 83 (2.09%) SonarQube
12 78 (1.97%) Travis CI
13 76 (1.92%) Postman
14 72 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
15 67 (1.69%) webpack
16 59 (1.49%) JMeter
17 51 (1.29%) Selenium
18 46 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
19 43 (1.08%) GoCD
20 41 (1.03%) Artifactory
General
1 1,282 (32.32%) Finance
2 694 (17.50%) Social Skills
3 365 (9.20%) Banking
4 293 (7.39%) Retail
5 228 (5.75%) Marketing
6 215 (5.42%) Front Office
7 178 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
8 155 (3.91%) Public Sector
9 152 (3.83%) Games
10 146 (3.68%) Presentation Skills
11 122 (3.08%) Telecoms
12 114 (2.87%) Manufacturing
13 107 (2.70%) Advertising
14 86 (2.17%) Influencing Skills
15 80 (2.02%) Investment Banking
16 66 (1.66%) Electronics
17 63 (1.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 37 (0.93%) Financial Institution
19 36 (0.91%) Law
20 33 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 970 (24.46%) Developer
2 622 (15.68%) Software Engineer
3 490 (12.36%) Architect
4 384 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 335 (8.45%) Data Engineer
6 238 (6.00%) React Developer
7 214 (5.40%) Senior Developer
8 206 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
9 195 (4.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 194 (4.89%) Cloud Architect
11 175 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
12 163 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
13 159 (4.01%) Java Developer
14 140 (3.53%) Platform Engineer
15 139 (3.50%) Senior DevOps
16 136 (3.43%) Consultant
17 135 (3.40%) Python Engineer
18 133 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
19 131 (3.30%) Lead Developer
20 129 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 844 (21.28%) React
2 752 (18.96%) Node.js
3 556 (14.02%) Web Services
4 399 (10.06%) AngularJS
5 373 (9.40%) Kafka
6 366 (9.23%) .NET
7 350 (8.83%) REST
8 346 (8.72%) GraphQL
9 256 (6.45%) Spring
10 235 (5.93%) CSS
11 208 (5.24%) HTML
12 201 (5.07%) React Native
13 199 (5.02%) Vue.js
14 190 (4.79%) RESTful
15 177 (4.46%) Spring Boot
16 121 (3.05%) .NET Core
16 121 (3.05%) Material-UI
17 110 (2.77%) Apache Beam
18 106 (2.67%) OAuth
19 101 (2.55%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 324 (8.17%) Cloud Native
2 302 (7.61%) Public Cloud
3 280 (7.06%) User Experience
4 227 (5.72%) Derivative
5 204 (5.14%) Hedge funds
6 183 (4.61%) Fixed Income
7 168 (4.24%) Equities
8 161 (4.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 156 (3.93%) Algorithms
10 139 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
11 120 (3.03%) Virtual Team
12 97 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
13 96 (2.42%) Data Centre
14 94 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 79 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
16 75 (1.89%) Mobile App
17 73 (1.84%) Market Risk
18 64 (1.61%) Credit Risk
19 57 (1.44%) Legacy Systems
20 45 (1.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 421 (10.62%) Linux
2 191 (4.82%) Windows
3 137 (3.45%) Unix
4 61 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 60 (1.51%) Android
6 36 (0.91%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.66%) Mesosphere
8 24 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.35%) CentOS
10 12 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.23%) Kali Linux
11 9 (0.23%) VMS
12 6 (0.15%) Solaris
13 5 (0.13%) Debian
13 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
14 4 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.076%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.076%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,543 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,319 (33.26%) DevOps
3 1,266 (31.92%) Software Engineering
4 872 (21.99%) Microservices
5 773 (19.49%) Analytics
6 608 (15.33%) Full Stack Development
7 576 (14.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 556 (14.02%) Machine Learning
9 507 (12.78%) Data Science
10 467 (11.78%) TDD
11 433 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
12 385 (9.71%) Infrastructure as Code
13 365 (9.20%) Asset Management
14 353 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
15 349 (8.80%) Data Engineering
16 345 (8.70%) Mentoring
17 340 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
18 334 (8.42%) Open Source
19 328 (8.27%) ETL
20 304 (7.67%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 2,010 (50.68%) Python
2 1,169 (29.48%) Java
3 1,117 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 881 (22.21%) SQL
5 481 (12.13%) TypeScript
6 472 (11.90%) C#
7 460 (11.60%) Go
8 318 (8.02%) Scala
9 253 (6.38%) Bash Shell
10 235 (5.93%) C++
11 176 (4.44%) Kotlin
12 150 (3.78%) C
13 144 (3.63%) Ruby
14 142 (3.58%) PowerShell
15 124 (3.13%) R
16 107 (2.70%) ES6
17 98 (2.47%) PHP
18 80 (2.02%) Rust
19 55 (1.39%) Java 8
20 50 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 410 (10.34%) Degree
2 112 (2.82%) Master's Degree
3 106 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 34 (0.86%) PhD
7 32 (0.81%) OCP
7 32 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (0.58%) CISSP
9 21 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
11 17 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
12 12 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.28%) AWS Certification
14 8 (0.20%) CISM
14 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.20%) GIAC
14 8 (0.20%) MCSA
14 8 (0.20%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (5.45%) QA
2 137 (3.45%) GDPR
3 61 (1.54%) Accessibility
4 32 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.68%) NIST
6 23 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.23%) GRC
9 6 (0.15%) SOC 2
10 5 (0.13%) WCAG
11 4 (0.10%) Basel III
11 4 (0.10%) SLA
11 4 (0.10%) WAI
12 3 (0.076%) NCSC
12 3 (0.076%) SEPA
12 3 (0.076%) SOC 1
13 2 (0.050%) GLBA
13 2 (0.050%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.025%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,232 (31.06%) Docker
2 74 (1.87%) VirtualBox
3 54 (1.36%) Active Directory
4 49 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.63%) Hyper-V
7 18 (0.45%) HDFS
8 14 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.28%) Ceph
9 11 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.23%) Varnish
10 9 (0.23%) vSphere
11 8 (0.20%) KVM
11 8 (0.20%) Snort
11 8 (0.20%) Squid
12 7 (0.18%) NFS
13 4 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.10%) Xen
14 2 (0.050%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1,522 (38.38%) Kubernetes
2 936 (23.60%) Terraform
3 470 (11.85%) Ansible
4 207 (5.22%) Puppet
5 198 (4.99%) Prometheus
6 150 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
7 140 (3.53%) Grafana
8 100 (2.52%) Docker Swarm
9 48 (1.21%) Istio
10 44 (1.11%) Consul
11 34 (0.86%) Kibana
11 34 (0.86%) Nagios
12 28 (0.71%) logstash
13 23 (0.58%) Automic
14 22 (0.55%) SCCM
15 21 (0.53%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
16 20 (0.50%) Salt
17 17 (0.43%) Mesos
18 16 (0.40%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,578 (39.79%) Google
2 305 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 178 (4.49%) Oracle
4 140 (3.53%) IBM
5 121 (3.05%) SAP
6 113 (2.85%) Splunk
7 86 (2.17%) VMware
8 85 (2.14%) Cloudera
9 84 (2.12%) Hortonworks
10 76 (1.92%) Talend
11 74 (1.87%) Informatica
12 68 (1.71%) Facebook
13 66 (1.66%) Red Hat
14 44 (1.11%) Databricks
15 43 (1.08%) Adobe
16 35 (0.88%) Yahoo!
17 34 (0.86%) Cisco
18 29 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
19 26 (0.66%) Teradata
20 23 (0.58%) Citrix