Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 47 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 +42 +3
Permanent jobs citing GCP 377 262 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 6.18% 5.73% 3.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.43% 13.26% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 202 238 76
10th Percentile £39,905 £44,450 £45,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £51,250 £48,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,655 £63,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.56% +6.25% -7.69%
75th Percentile £76,385 £75,139 £70,000
90th Percentile £86,925 £90,000 £82,500
North West median annual salary £57,810 £62,500 £56,430
% change year-on-year -7.50% +10.76% -5.95%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,613 1,976 1,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.83% 43.23% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,781 1,596 974
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £73,675 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +6.10%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Manchester

GCP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for GCP in Manchester

GCP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in Manchester over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for GCP in Manchester

GCP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford - 5 - -
Stockport -6 2 £46,000 -48.89% 2
Wigan - 1 £60,000 -
Cheadle - 1 £31,500 -
GCP
North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GCP.

1 301 (79.84%) Azure
2 272 (72.15%) AWS
3 229 (60.74%) Agile
4 222 (58.89%) DevOps
5 169 (44.83%) Python
6 148 (39.26%) Java
7 140 (37.14%) Google
8 135 (35.81%) Kubernetes
9 133 (35.28%) Software Engineering
10 131 (34.75%) Analytics
11 116 (30.77%) React
12 111 (29.44%) CI/CD
13 107 (28.38%) Docker
14 105 (27.85%) JavaScript
15 95 (25.20%) Microservices
16 85 (22.55%) Mentoring
17 82 (21.75%) Terraform
18 79 (20.95%) Security Management
18 79 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
19 78 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
20 76 (20.16%) Machine Learning
20 76 (20.16%) Spring
21 75 (19.89%) Node.js
22 72 (19.10%) Git (software)
23 71 (18.83%) Information Security
24 69 (18.30%) RESTful
25 68 (18.04%) Data Architecture
26 67 (17.77%) MySQL
27 66 (17.51%) SQL
28 65 (17.24%) Microsoft

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 25 (6.63%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.92%) Apache
3 10 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.53%) nginx
5 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.27%) IIS
6 1 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 301 (79.84%) Azure
2 272 (72.15%) AWS
3 41 (10.88%) GitHub
4 39 (10.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (6.37%) npm
5 24 (6.37%) SaaS
6 19 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (5.04%) Google Data Studio
7 16 (4.24%) Power Platform
8 13 (3.45%) Serverless
9 12 (3.18%) OpenShift
10 11 (2.92%) Azure DevOps
11 10 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (2.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 10 (2.65%) Snowflake
12 7 (1.86%) Azure AKS
12 7 (1.86%) Slack
13 6 (1.59%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (1.33%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (2.12%) Internet
3 6 (1.59%) HTTP
4 5 (1.33%) Firewall
5 2 (0.53%) DNS
5 2 (0.53%) Network Security
5 2 (0.53%) SAN
5 2 (0.53%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.27%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) Wireless
6 1 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.77%) MySQL
2 61 (16.18%) NoSQL
3 57 (15.12%) Big Data
4 52 (13.79%) MongoDB
5 45 (11.94%) Relational Database
6 32 (8.49%) Hadoop
7 27 (7.16%) Data Lake
8 24 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (5.57%) Tableau
11 20 (5.31%) Neo4j
12 16 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (4.24%) Power BI
12 16 (4.24%) SQL Server
13 14 (3.71%) Apache Hive
14 13 (3.45%) DataStage
14 13 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
15 12 (3.18%) DynamoDB
15 12 (3.18%) Redis
16 11 (2.92%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 72 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 43 (11.41%) GitLab
3 42 (11.14%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.51%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (4.51%) Selenium
5 16 (4.24%) Postman
6 15 (3.98%) Cypress.io
6 15 (3.98%) JIRA
6 15 (3.98%) Robot Framework
6 15 (3.98%) SonarQube
7 14 (3.71%) Travis CI
8 13 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 12 (3.18%) IBM UrbanCode
9 12 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.39%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.86%) Maven
12 6 (1.59%) ESLint
13 5 (1.33%) CircleCI
14 4 (1.06%) Gerrit
15 3 (0.80%) Bitbucket
General
1 60 (15.92%) Automotive
2 49 (13.00%) Banking
3 43 (11.41%) Games
3 43 (11.41%) Social Skills
4 42 (11.14%) Finance
5 19 (5.04%) Retail
6 11 (2.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 9 (2.39%) Influencing Skills
7 9 (2.39%) Marketing
8 5 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.06%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.80%) Law
10 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.53%) Local Government
11 2 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.27%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 91 (24.14%) Software Engineer
2 40 (10.61%) Senior Software Engineer
3 38 (10.08%) Trainee
4 33 (8.75%) Developer
5 32 (8.49%) Data Engineer
6 27 (7.16%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (6.10%) Architect
8 18 (4.77%) Consultant
9 17 (4.51%) Information Officer
9 17 (4.51%) Information Security Officer
9 17 (4.51%) Security Officer
10 16 (4.24%) Data Scientist
11 15 (3.98%) DevOps Consultant
11 15 (3.98%) Software Test Engineer
11 15 (3.98%) Test Engineer
12 14 (3.71%) Senior Data Scientist
12 14 (3.71%) Technical Leader
13 12 (3.18%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (3.18%) Security Manager
13 12 (3.18%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (30.77%) React
2 76 (20.16%) Spring
3 75 (19.89%) Node.js
4 69 (18.30%) RESTful
5 36 (9.55%) AngularJS
6 33 (8.75%) .NET
7 28 (7.43%) Spring Boot
8 24 (6.37%) .NET Core
8 24 (6.37%) HTML
8 24 (6.37%) Material-UI
9 23 (6.10%) Kafka
10 22 (5.84%) Vue.js
11 21 (5.57%) CSS
12 19 (5.04%) HTML5
13 18 (4.77%) Web Services
14 17 (4.51%) Elastic Stack
15 15 (3.98%) Gherkin
15 15 (3.98%) Puppeteer
16 12 (3.18%) REST
17 11 (2.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.85%) Cloud Native
2 55 (14.59%) Algorithms
3 36 (9.55%) Management Information System
4 19 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (5.04%) User Experience
5 17 (4.51%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.65%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.59%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.06%) FPGA
10 4 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.06%) IoT
11 3 (0.80%) Legacy Systems
12 2 (0.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.53%) New Media
12 2 (0.53%) Online Games
12 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.34%) Linux
2 31 (8.22%) Windows
3 16 (4.24%) Android
4 15 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.18%) Mesosphere
6 8 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.06%) CentOS
8 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (60.74%) Agile
2 222 (58.89%) DevOps
3 133 (35.28%) Software Engineering
4 131 (34.75%) Analytics
5 111 (29.44%) CI/CD
6 95 (25.20%) Microservices
7 85 (22.55%) Mentoring
8 79 (20.95%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (20.95%) Security Management
9 78 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
10 76 (20.16%) Machine Learning
11 71 (18.83%) Information Security
12 68 (18.04%) Data Architecture
13 64 (16.98%) Data Analytics
14 61 (16.18%) Data Engineering
15 60 (15.92%) Full Stack Development
16 58 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
17 57 (15.12%) OO
17 57 (15.12%) Test Automation
18 56 (14.85%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 169 (44.83%) Python
2 148 (39.26%) Java
3 105 (27.85%) JavaScript
4 66 (17.51%) SQL
5 62 (16.45%) Go
6 42 (11.14%) C#
7 35 (9.28%) PowerShell
8 33 (8.75%) Bash
9 30 (7.96%) R
10 28 (7.43%) C++
10 28 (7.43%) Scala
11 15 (3.98%) ES6
11 15 (3.98%) ES7
11 15 (3.98%) ES8
12 14 (3.71%) TypeScript
13 12 (3.18%) Kotlin
14 11 (2.92%) PHP
15 10 (2.65%) Apple Swift
15 10 (2.65%) Objective-C
16 9 (2.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (3.18%) CISSP
2 10 (2.65%) CSSLP
3 9 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.06%) Degree
7 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.53%) CISM
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.27%) MCSA
9 1 (0.27%) MCSE
9 1 (0.27%) RHCE
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (14.59%) QA
2 31 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (7.69%) GRC
3 29 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 12 (3.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.53%) NIST
6 1 (0.27%) GMP
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (28.38%) Docker
2 6 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.53%) Ceph
3 2 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.53%) Lustre
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 135 (35.81%) Kubernetes
2 82 (21.75%) Terraform
3 48 (12.73%) Prometheus
4 37 (9.81%) Ansible
5 36 (9.55%) Grafana
6 34 (9.02%) Istio
7 17 (4.51%) Puppet
8 15 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (3.18%) Automic
9 12 (3.18%) Consul
10 5 (1.33%) Opsgenie
10 5 (1.33%) Packer
10 5 (1.33%) Rancher
11 4 (1.06%) Nagios
12 2 (0.53%) Cacti
12 2 (0.53%) Mesos
12 2 (0.53%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 140 (37.14%) Google
2 65 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.69%) Splunk
4 26 (6.90%) Databricks
5 25 (6.63%) Oracle
6 22 (5.84%) Hitachi
7 15 (3.98%) IBM
7 15 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.18%) VMware
9 11 (2.92%) Dell
10 10 (2.65%) Cloudera
10 10 (2.65%) Xamarin
11 7 (1.86%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.33%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.53%) Cisco
13 2 (0.53%) Facebook
13 2 (0.53%) Juniper
14 1 (0.27%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.27%) Citrix
14 1 (0.27%) Vertica