Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 36 68
Rank change year-on-year +10 +32 +82
Permanent jobs citing GCP 4,658 1,347 2,345
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.14% 6.77% 4.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.02% 15.29% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,726 1,132 1,896
10th Percentile £53,000 £50,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
75th Percentile £102,500 £107,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £142,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 24,490 8,810 19,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.05% 44.26% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 16,009 7,537 16,624
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £108,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +34 485 £85,000 +6.25% 207
West London -6 120 £68,750 -11.29% 51
South London -14 38 £70,000 +7.69% 6
East London -9 23 £75,000 +3.45% 53
North London -11 6 £110,000 +104.65% 7
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 3,562 (76.47%) AWS
2 2,831 (60.78%) Azure
3 2,354 (50.54%) Python
4 1,906 (40.92%) Kubernetes
5 1,879 (40.34%) Google
6 1,719 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
7 1,624 (34.86%) DevOps
8 1,609 (34.54%) Docker
9 1,431 (30.72%) Software Engineering
10 1,407 (30.21%) Java
11 1,338 (28.72%) Finance
12 1,289 (27.67%) JavaScript
13 1,198 (25.72%) Terraform
14 1,109 (23.81%) Microservices
15 1,095 (23.51%) React
16 1,077 (23.12%) SQL
17 974 (20.91%) Analytics
18 954 (20.48%) Node.js
19 895 (19.21%) Social Skills
20 871 (18.70%) Serverless
21 829 (17.80%) Full Stack Development
22 696 (14.94%) Jenkins
22 696 (14.94%) TypeScript
23 675 (14.49%) Data Science
24 673 (14.45%) Machine Learning
25 661 (14.19%) Git (software)
26 655 (14.06%) Web Services
27 613 (13.16%) TDD
28 607 (13.03%) Artificial Intelligence
29 595 (12.77%) NoSQL

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
1 337 (7.23%) Apache Spark
2 205 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
3 199 (4.27%) Apache Airflow
4 172 (3.69%) Apache
5 115 (2.47%) Confluence
6 80 (1.72%) nginx
7 47 (1.01%) IIS
8 44 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 41 (0.88%) CMS
10 29 (0.62%) Jupyter
11 25 (0.54%) Apache Pig
11 25 (0.54%) Apache Solr
12 24 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 20 (0.43%) Ethereum
13 20 (0.43%) SAS
13 20 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 19 (0.41%) WordPress
15 17 (0.36%) Drupal
16 15 (0.32%) SharePoint
17 13 (0.28%) Luigi
Applications
1 37 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 27 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (0.39%) Chatbot
5 17 (0.36%) Sketch
6 14 (0.30%) Figma
6 14 (0.30%) InVision
7 13 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.064%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
2 19 (0.41%) R3 Corda
3 14 (0.30%) Magento
4 8 (0.17%) Primavera
5 6 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.086%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.086%) Shopify
8 3 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.043%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3,562 (76.47%) AWS
2 2,831 (60.78%) Azure
3 871 (18.70%) Serverless
4 345 (7.41%) GitHub
5 283 (6.08%) SaaS
6 254 (5.45%) PaaS
7 248 (5.32%) AWS Lambda
8 198 (4.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 180 (3.86%) IaaS
10 177 (3.80%) Snowflake
11 162 (3.48%) OpenShift
12 150 (3.22%) Power Platform
13 148 (3.18%) Amazon S3
14 147 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
15 133 (2.86%) Amazon ECS
16 110 (2.36%) Cloud Functions
17 104 (2.23%) Amazon EKS
18 100 (2.15%) Amazon Kinesis
19 85 (1.82%) Firebase
20 81 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (2.90%) HTTP
2 107 (2.30%) Firewall
3 79 (1.70%) Internet
4 62 (1.33%) Broadband
5 42 (0.90%) TCP/IP
6 32 (0.69%) DNS
7 31 (0.67%) VPN
8 28 (0.60%) Network Security
9 20 (0.43%) MQTT
10 17 (0.36%) WebEx
11 16 (0.34%) WAN
12 15 (0.32%) LAN
12 15 (0.32%) SSL
13 14 (0.30%) SAN
13 14 (0.30%) SD-WAN
14 11 (0.24%) IPv4
14 11 (0.24%) SSH
14 11 (0.24%) VSAN
15 8 (0.17%) DHCP
16 7 (0.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (12.77%) NoSQL
2 547 (11.74%) Big Data
3 532 (11.42%) PostgreSQL
4 425 (9.12%) BigQuery
5 329 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 323 (6.93%) SQL Server
7 314 (6.74%) Hadoop
8 305 (6.55%) MySQL
9 295 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
10 290 (6.23%) MongoDB
11 227 (4.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 215 (4.62%) Redis
13 185 (3.97%) Tableau
14 179 (3.84%) Amazon Redshift
15 139 (2.98%) Power BI
16 138 (2.96%) Data Lake
17 137 (2.94%) RDBMS
18 112 (2.40%) Blockchain
19 104 (2.23%) Amazon Athena
20 79 (1.70%) Looker
Development Applications
1 696 (14.94%) Jenkins
2 661 (14.19%) Git (software)
3 329 (7.06%) GitLab
4 226 (4.85%) JIRA
5 181 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 163 (3.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 159 (3.41%) Cypress.io
8 143 (3.07%) Postman
9 126 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 122 (2.62%) Maven
11 117 (2.51%) TeamCity
12 116 (2.49%) SonarQube
13 95 (2.04%) webpack
14 86 (1.85%) CircleCI
15 82 (1.76%) Selenium
16 80 (1.72%) Artifactory
17 79 (1.70%) NUnit
18 75 (1.61%) JMeter
19 72 (1.55%) Travis CI
20 64 (1.37%) Moq
General
1 1,338 (28.72%) Finance
2 895 (19.21%) Social Skills
3 317 (6.81%) Retail
4 292 (6.27%) Banking
5 224 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 218 (4.68%) Marketing
7 205 (4.40%) Front Office
8 180 (3.86%) Games
9 174 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
10 135 (2.90%) Public Sector
11 113 (2.43%) Advertising
12 98 (2.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 93 (2.00%) Influencing Skills
14 87 (1.87%) Telecoms
15 85 (1.82%) Manufacturing
16 63 (1.35%) Investment Banking
17 62 (1.33%) Law
18 51 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
19 47 (1.01%) Automotive
20 45 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,124 (24.13%) Developer
2 738 (15.84%) Software Engineer
3 540 (11.59%) Architect
4 425 (9.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 312 (6.70%) Data Engineer
6 289 (6.20%) Senior Developer
7 274 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 256 (5.50%) Java Developer
9 252 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 252 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 228 (4.89%) React Developer
11 219 (4.70%) Cloud Architect
12 207 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
13 197 (4.23%) Python Engineer
14 178 (3.82%) Java Engineer
15 149 (3.20%) Lead Developer
16 147 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
17 146 (3.13%) Consultant
17 146 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
17 146 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,095 (23.51%) React
2 954 (20.48%) Node.js
3 655 (14.06%) Web Services
4 527 (11.31%) Kafka
5 421 (9.04%) AngularJS
6 418 (8.97%) REST
7 407 (8.74%) .NET
8 383 (8.22%) Spring
9 379 (8.14%) GraphQL
10 290 (6.23%) Spring Boot
11 287 (6.16%) HTML
12 282 (6.05%) CSS
13 242 (5.20%) Vue.js
14 223 (4.79%) React Native
15 222 (4.77%) RESTful
16 148 (3.18%) .NET Core
17 147 (3.16%) Django
17 147 (3.16%) Jest
18 138 (2.96%) OAuth
19 136 (2.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 349 (7.49%) Public Cloud
2 332 (7.13%) Cloud Native
3 317 (6.81%) User Experience
4 235 (5.05%) Algorithms
5 217 (4.66%) Derivative
6 203 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
7 173 (3.71%) Hedge funds
8 155 (3.33%) Fixed Income
9 153 (3.28%) Equities
10 151 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
11 138 (2.96%) Virtual Team
12 116 (2.49%) Mobile App
13 107 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 104 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
15 74 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
16 71 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
17 66 (1.42%) Social Media
18 65 (1.40%) Data Structures
19 59 (1.27%) Data Centre
20 51 (1.09%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 500 (10.73%) Linux
2 229 (4.92%) Windows
3 159 (3.41%) Unix
4 99 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 96 (2.06%) Android
6 50 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 41 (0.88%) Mesosphere
8 20 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 18 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.32%) Debian
11 12 (0.26%) CentOS
11 12 (0.26%) VMS
12 9 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.086%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.043%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.043%) Solaris
16 2 (0.043%) SUSE
17 1 (0.021%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,719 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 1,624 (34.86%) DevOps
3 1,431 (30.72%) Software Engineering
4 1,109 (23.81%) Microservices
5 974 (20.91%) Analytics
6 829 (17.80%) Full Stack Development
7 675 (14.49%) Data Science
8 673 (14.45%) Machine Learning
9 613 (13.16%) TDD
10 607 (13.03%) Artificial Intelligence
11 557 (11.96%) Infrastructure as Code
12 486 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
13 480 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
14 418 (8.97%) Asset Management
15 408 (8.76%) Test Automation
16 392 (8.42%) Mentoring
17 383 (8.22%) Computer Science
18 377 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
19 368 (7.90%) Data Engineering
20 328 (7.04%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,354 (50.54%) Python
2 1,407 (30.21%) Java
3 1,289 (27.67%) JavaScript
4 1,077 (23.12%) SQL
5 696 (14.94%) TypeScript
6 552 (11.85%) C#
7 544 (11.68%) Go
8 326 (7.00%) Scala
9 318 (6.83%) Bash Shell
10 234 (5.02%) C++
11 221 (4.74%) Ruby
12 202 (4.34%) PowerShell
13 169 (3.63%) Kotlin
14 155 (3.33%) C
15 118 (2.53%) PHP
16 108 (2.32%) ES6
17 107 (2.30%) R
18 96 (2.06%) Rust
19 65 (1.40%) Java 8
20 53 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 511 (10.97%) Degree
2 150 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 115 (2.47%) Master's Degree
4 70 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 41 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 36 (0.77%) AWS Certification
7 33 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 26 (0.56%) CISSP
10 25 (0.54%) OCP
11 22 (0.47%) PhD
12 18 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 11 (0.24%) GIAC
14 11 (0.24%) PMP
14 11 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
15 10 (0.21%) PMI Certification
16 9 (0.19%) MCSA
16 9 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
17 8 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (7.62%) QA
2 160 (3.43%) GDPR
3 74 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 56 (1.20%) Accessibility
5 39 (0.84%) NIST
6 27 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.19%) SLA
10 8 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.15%) GRC
12 6 (0.13%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.13%) SOC 2
12 6 (0.13%) WCAG
13 5 (0.11%) COBIT
13 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.086%) IASME
15 3 (0.064%) NCSC
15 3 (0.064%) NIST 800
15 3 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,609 (34.54%) Docker
2 63 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
4 50 (1.07%) Active Directory
5 36 (0.77%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.64%) Varnish
7 25 (0.54%) VirtualBox
8 19 (0.41%) HDFS
9 17 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.28%) KVM
11 12 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.21%) Ceph
13 6 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.13%) vSphere
14 5 (0.11%) NFS
14 5 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.086%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.086%) Snort
15 4 (0.086%) Squid
16 3 (0.064%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,906 (40.92%) Kubernetes
2 1,198 (25.72%) Terraform
3 480 (10.30%) Ansible
4 269 (5.78%) Puppet
5 258 (5.54%) Grafana
6 240 (5.15%) Prometheus
7 229 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
8 64 (1.37%) Istio
9 62 (1.33%) Kibana
10 60 (1.29%) Consul
11 48 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
12 46 (0.99%) logstash
13 35 (0.75%) Packer
14 34 (0.73%) Automic
15 30 (0.64%) ZABBIX
16 27 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
17 26 (0.56%) Nagios
18 25 (0.54%) Salt
19 24 (0.52%) Kubeflow
19 24 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1,879 (40.34%) Google
2 359 (7.71%) Microsoft
3 230 (4.94%) Oracle
4 136 (2.92%) Splunk
5 109 (2.34%) IBM
6 106 (2.28%) SAP
7 96 (2.06%) VMware
8 66 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 62 (1.33%) Facebook
10 58 (1.25%) Informatica
11 57 (1.22%) Databricks
12 44 (0.94%) Cloudera
12 44 (0.94%) Talend
13 41 (0.88%) Hortonworks
14 36 (0.77%) Cognizant
14 36 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
15 35 (0.75%) Atlassian
16 34 (0.73%) Cisco
17 33 (0.71%) Adobe
18 29 (0.62%) Apple