Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 51 68
Rank change year-on-year +21 +17 +163
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3,328 1,821 2,326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.38% 5.39% 4.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.81% 13.60% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,101 1,492 1,892
10th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
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 £100,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £120,000 £111,250
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +8.00%

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 18,688 13,387 19,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.06% 39.64% 33.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13,128 11,086 15,937
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
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% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +17 438 £85,000 +6.25% 148
West London +6 61 £70,000 +7.69% 41
East London +23 25 £75,000 +3.45% 25
South London -17 17 £72,500 +16.00% 5
North London +24 10 £98,750 +71.74% 3
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2,596 (78.00%) AWS
2 1,866 (56.07%) Azure
3 1,707 (51.29%) Python
4 1,315 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
5 1,286 (38.64%) Google
6 1,238 (37.20%) Kubernetes
7 1,118 (33.59%) Finance
8 1,100 (33.05%) DevOps
9 1,050 (31.55%) Software Engineering
10 995 (29.90%) Docker
11 990 (29.75%) Java
12 891 (26.77%) JavaScript
13 761 (22.87%) Terraform
14 705 (21.18%) SQL
15 703 (21.12%) Microservices
16 667 (20.04%) Serverless
17 623 (18.72%) Analytics
18 598 (17.97%) React
19 560 (16.83%) Node.js
20 536 (16.11%) Social Skills
21 507 (15.23%) Big Data
22 473 (14.21%) Jenkins
23 468 (14.06%) Web Services
24 453 (13.61%) Artificial Intelligence
25 427 (12.83%) Machine Learning
26 422 (12.68%) Ansible
27 410 (12.32%) Data Science
28 406 (12.20%) C#
29 396 (11.90%) Go
30 378 (11.36%) Linux

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
1 331 (9.95%) Apache Spark
2 163 (4.90%) Apache Airflow
3 143 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
4 120 (3.61%) Apache
5 55 (1.65%) Confluence
6 32 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 32 (0.96%) IIS
7 25 (0.75%) nginx
8 20 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 19 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 18 (0.54%) CMS
11 16 (0.48%) Luigi
12 12 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (0.36%) Drupal
13 11 (0.33%) Headless CMS
13 11 (0.33%) Traefik
14 10 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.27%) SAS
16 8 (0.24%) Apache Pig
16 8 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.15%) Sketch
4 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.12%) Figma
4 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.030%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.030%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 17 (0.51%) Magento
2 10 (0.30%) Primavera
3 9 (0.27%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.060%) Shopify
6 1 (0.030%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.030%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 2,596 (78.00%) AWS
2 1,866 (56.07%) Azure
3 667 (20.04%) Serverless
4 215 (6.46%) SaaS
5 214 (6.43%) PaaS
6 189 (5.68%) AWS Lambda
7 178 (5.35%) GitHub
8 155 (4.66%) IaaS
9 148 (4.45%) Cloud Functions
10 143 (4.30%) Snowflake
11 132 (3.97%) AWS CloudFormation
12 110 (3.31%) OpenShift
13 96 (2.88%) IBM Cloud
14 94 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
15 91 (2.73%) Amazon EMR
16 85 (2.55%) Amazon S3
17 84 (2.52%) Amazon EKS
18 83 (2.49%) Power Platform
19 80 (2.40%) Firebase
20 65 (1.95%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.43%) Firewall
2 52 (1.56%) HTTP
3 41 (1.23%) Internet
4 20 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.54%) Network Security
6 16 (0.48%) DNS
7 14 (0.42%) SSH
8 12 (0.36%) Broadband
9 9 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (0.27%) LAN
9 9 (0.27%) WAN
10 8 (0.24%) IPv4
10 8 (0.24%) VPN
10 8 (0.24%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.21%) DHCP
12 6 (0.18%) SAN
12 6 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (0.15%) SSL
13 5 (0.15%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (15.23%) Big Data
2 368 (11.06%) NoSQL
3 361 (10.85%) BigQuery
4 344 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
5 312 (9.38%) Hadoop
6 210 (6.31%) Amazon Redshift
7 195 (5.86%) MongoDB
8 188 (5.65%) SQL Server
9 181 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
10 178 (5.35%) MySQL
11 167 (5.02%) Relational Database
12 149 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 142 (4.27%) Redis
14 120 (3.61%) Tableau
15 105 (3.16%) Amazon Athena
16 83 (2.49%) Neo4j
17 74 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
18 69 (2.07%) Power BI
19 63 (1.89%) Data Lake
20 54 (1.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 473 (14.21%) Jenkins
2 323 (9.71%) Git (software)
3 130 (3.91%) GitLab
4 129 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 128 (3.85%) JIRA
6 89 (2.67%) Vagrant
7 81 (2.43%) TeamCity
8 79 (2.37%) CircleCI
9 77 (2.31%) Cypress.io
10 69 (2.07%) Maven
11 57 (1.71%) Travis CI
12 56 (1.68%) Postman
13 52 (1.56%) SonarQube
13 52 (1.56%) webpack
14 45 (1.35%) Selenium
15 40 (1.20%) Cucumber
15 40 (1.20%) JMeter
16 37 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
17 30 (0.90%) Artifactory
17 30 (0.90%) GoCD
General
1 1,118 (33.59%) Finance
2 536 (16.11%) Social Skills
3 341 (10.25%) Banking
4 240 (7.21%) Retail
5 194 (5.83%) Marketing
6 188 (5.65%) Front Office
7 138 (4.15%) Public Sector
8 126 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
8 126 (3.79%) Telecoms
9 121 (3.64%) Games
10 118 (3.55%) Manufacturing
11 102 (3.06%) Presentation Skills
12 80 (2.40%) Electronics
13 74 (2.22%) Advertising
14 68 (2.04%) Investment Banking
15 65 (1.95%) Influencing Skills
16 29 (0.87%) Law
17 27 (0.81%) Retail Banking
18 26 (0.78%) Automotive
18 26 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 797 (23.95%) Developer
2 508 (15.26%) Software Engineer
3 420 (12.62%) Architect
4 343 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 334 (10.04%) Data Engineer
6 212 (6.37%) React Developer
7 200 (6.01%) Cloud Engineer
8 180 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
9 160 (4.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 145 (4.36%) Senior Developer
11 136 (4.09%) Platform Engineer
12 129 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
13 127 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
14 125 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
14 125 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
15 124 (3.73%) Consultant
15 124 (3.73%) Python Engineer
15 124 (3.73%) Solutions Architect
16 118 (3.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 117 (3.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 598 (17.97%) React
2 560 (16.83%) Node.js
3 468 (14.06%) Web Services
4 350 (10.52%) .NET
5 338 (10.16%) AngularJS
6 308 (9.25%) Kafka
7 280 (8.41%) REST
8 275 (8.26%) GraphQL
9 182 (5.47%) Spring
10 180 (5.41%) CSS
11 177 (5.32%) React Native
11 177 (5.32%) Vue.js
12 155 (4.66%) HTML
13 134 (4.03%) RESTful
14 125 (3.76%) Material-UI
15 122 (3.67%) Spring Boot
16 114 (3.43%) .NET Core
17 87 (2.61%) Django
18 86 (2.58%) Spark Streaming
19 83 (2.49%) Apache Beam
Miscellaneous
1 270 (8.11%) Cloud Native
2 238 (7.15%) Public Cloud
3 199 (5.98%) User Experience
4 190 (5.71%) Derivative
5 180 (5.41%) Hedge funds
6 168 (5.05%) Equities
7 160 (4.81%) Fixed Income
8 133 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
9 130 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 100 (3.00%) Data Centre
11 99 (2.97%) Algorithms
12 93 (2.79%) Virtual Team
13 82 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
14 80 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 73 (2.19%) Linux Command Line
16 63 (1.89%) Market Risk
17 56 (1.68%) Credit Risk
18 55 (1.65%) Mobile App
19 49 (1.47%) Blog
20 33 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 378 (11.36%) Linux
2 158 (4.75%) Windows
3 121 (3.64%) Unix
4 38 (1.14%) Android
5 37 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.42%) CentOS
9 9 (0.27%) Kali Linux
10 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.18%) VMS
12 5 (0.15%) Mesosphere
13 4 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.12%) Solaris
14 3 (0.090%) Debian
14 3 (0.090%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.060%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.030%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,315 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1,100 (33.05%) DevOps
3 1,050 (31.55%) Software Engineering
4 703 (21.12%) Microservices
5 623 (18.72%) Analytics
6 453 (13.61%) Artificial Intelligence
7 427 (12.83%) Machine Learning
8 410 (12.32%) Data Science
9 375 (11.27%) TDD
10 349 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
11 319 (9.59%) Asset Management
12 303 (9.10%) Infrastructure as Code
13 302 (9.07%) Data Engineering
14 295 (8.86%) ETL
15 288 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
15 288 (8.65%) Mentoring
16 277 (8.32%) Open Source
17 268 (8.05%) Fintech
17 268 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
18 251 (7.54%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 1,707 (51.29%) Python
2 990 (29.75%) Java
3 891 (26.77%) JavaScript
4 705 (21.18%) SQL
5 406 (12.20%) C#
6 396 (11.90%) Go
7 335 (10.07%) TypeScript
8 250 (7.51%) Scala
9 213 (6.40%) Bash Shell
10 198 (5.95%) C++
11 137 (4.12%) Kotlin
12 131 (3.94%) C
13 125 (3.76%) Ruby
14 121 (3.64%) PowerShell
15 114 (3.43%) R
16 77 (2.31%) PHP
17 69 (2.07%) ES6
18 56 (1.68%) Rust
19 45 (1.35%) Groovy
20 42 (1.26%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 311 (9.34%) Degree
2 84 (2.52%) Master's Degree
3 75 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 41 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 37 (1.11%) PhD
6 35 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 27 (0.81%) OCP
7 27 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
8 23 (0.69%) CISSP
9 18 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
10 16 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
11 12 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.27%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.27%) CISM
13 8 (0.24%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.21%) CISA
15 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.15%) IISP
16 5 (0.15%) OSCP
17 4 (0.12%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (4.18%) QA
2 88 (2.64%) GDPR
3 48 (1.44%) Accessibility
4 28 (0.84%) NIST
5 23 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.24%) SLA
8 8 (0.24%) SOC 2
9 7 (0.21%) GRC
10 5 (0.15%) COBIT
10 5 (0.15%) WCAG
11 4 (0.12%) Basel III
11 4 (0.12%) SOC 1
11 4 (0.12%) WAI
12 3 (0.090%) NCSC
13 2 (0.060%) GLBA
13 2 (0.060%) SEPA
14 1 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.030%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 995 (29.90%) Docker
2 76 (2.28%) VirtualBox
3 43 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 35 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.39%) HDFS
7 13 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.27%) NFS
9 8 (0.24%) Snort
9 8 (0.24%) Squid
9 8 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.18%) Ceph
10 6 (0.18%) vSphere
11 4 (0.12%) Xen
12 2 (0.060%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.060%) KVM
12 2 (0.060%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.060%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,238 (37.20%) Kubernetes
2 761 (22.87%) Terraform
3 422 (12.68%) Ansible
4 167 (5.02%) Puppet
5 117 (3.52%) Prometheus
6 109 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
7 97 (2.91%) Docker Swarm
8 73 (2.19%) Grafana
9 40 (1.20%) Istio
10 31 (0.93%) Nagios
11 22 (0.66%) Consul
12 19 (0.57%) SCCM
13 14 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
13 14 (0.42%) Mesos
13 14 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
13 14 (0.42%) Sysdig
14 13 (0.39%) Fortio
14 13 (0.39%) Kiali
14 13 (0.39%) linkerd
15 12 (0.36%) Knative
Vendors
1 1,286 (38.64%) Google
2 248 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 153 (4.60%) Oracle
4 129 (3.88%) IBM
5 117 (3.52%) SAP
6 90 (2.70%) Talend
7 85 (2.55%) Cloudera
8 84 (2.52%) Hortonworks
9 78 (2.34%) Informatica
10 73 (2.19%) Splunk
11 67 (2.01%) VMware
12 53 (1.59%) Red Hat
13 52 (1.56%) Facebook
14 35 (1.05%) Databricks
14 35 (1.05%) Yahoo!
15 31 (0.93%) Adobe
16 25 (0.75%) Cisco
17 24 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
17 24 (0.72%) Teradata
18 21 (0.63%) Spotify