Period
to 25 June 2021

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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 87 94
Rank change year-on-year +42 +7 +58
Permanent jobs citing GCP 256 114 217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.68% 3.14% 3.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.62% 9.40% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 232 72 117
10th Percentile £44,750 £45,000 £42,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £83,750
North West median annual salary £62,500 £56,430 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.76% -5.95% +9.09%

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 1,880 1,213 1,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.68% 33.38% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,537 978 1,459
10th Percentile £33,400 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,125
% change year-on-year - +6.10% +4.72%

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 25 June 2021.

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 25 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
Stockport - 3 £90,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 £50,000 -
GCP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GCP.

1 240 (93.75%) AWS
2 224 (87.50%) Azure
3 146 (57.03%) Kubernetes
4 132 (51.56%) Docker
5 120 (46.88%) DevOps
6 116 (45.31%) Python
7 113 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (40.63%) Terraform
9 94 (36.72%) Software Engineering
10 84 (32.81%) JavaScript
11 82 (32.03%) C#
12 77 (30.08%) Google
13 68 (26.56%) Java
14 61 (23.83%) Go
15 57 (22.27%) TDD
16 55 (21.48%) AngularJS
17 51 (19.92%) Scala
18 48 (18.75%) Vue.js
19 47 (18.36%) SOLID
19 47 (18.36%) OOP
20 46 (17.97%) AWS CloudFormation
21 44 (17.19%) Linux
22 42 (16.41%) Kotlin
23 41 (16.02%) C++
23 41 (16.02%) .NET
24 39 (15.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
25 38 (14.84%) Microsoft
26 37 (14.45%) Bash Shell
27 36 (14.06%) Microservices
27 36 (14.06%) Jenkins

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 10 (3.91%) Apache
1 10 (3.91%) Apache Spark
1 10 (3.91%) Confluence
2 8 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.73%) nginx
4 6 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.95%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.56%) CMS
6 4 (1.56%) IIS
7 3 (1.17%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.17%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
1 1 (0.39%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 240 (93.75%) AWS
2 224 (87.50%) Azure
3 46 (17.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (10.16%) SaaS
5 24 (9.38%) PaaS
6 23 (8.98%) IaaS
6 23 (8.98%) Serverless
7 15 (5.86%) GitHub
8 14 (5.47%) Amazon EKS
9 11 (4.30%) Microsoft 365
10 10 (3.91%) OpenShift
11 8 (3.13%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (2.73%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (2.73%) Power Platform
13 6 (2.34%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 6 (2.34%) Slack
14 5 (1.95%) Firebase
15 4 (1.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.86%) Firewall
2 10 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.13%) VLAN
4 7 (2.73%) DNS
4 7 (2.73%) HTTP
4 7 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.73%) Wireshark
5 6 (2.34%) Internet
6 5 (1.95%) DHCP
6 5 (1.95%) FTP
6 5 (1.95%) IPsec
6 5 (1.95%) IPv4
6 5 (1.95%) OSPF
6 5 (1.95%) VPN
7 2 (0.78%) SSL
8 1 (0.39%) MPLS
8 1 (0.39%) Network Security
8 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.42%) NoSQL
2 15 (5.86%) Big Data
3 14 (5.47%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.91%) GIS
5 10 (3.91%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.52%) Redis
7 8 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (3.13%) MySQL
7 8 (3.13%) Neo4j
8 7 (2.73%) SQL Server
9 6 (2.34%) BigQuery
10 5 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.95%) Power BI
11 4 (1.56%) DataStage
11 4 (1.56%) DB2
11 4 (1.56%) HBase
11 4 (1.56%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (1.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 36 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 27 (10.55%) GitLab
3 22 (8.59%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.08%) JIRA
5 6 (2.34%) CircleCI
5 6 (2.34%) Maven
5 6 (2.34%) Subversion
5 6 (2.34%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.95%) SonarQube
7 4 (1.56%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.17%) Gradle
8 3 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.17%) Spinnaker
9 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.39%) Appium
10 1 (0.39%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.39%) Calabash
10 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.39%) webpack
General
1 25 (9.77%) Retail
2 24 (9.38%) Social Skills
3 17 (6.64%) Finance
4 14 (5.47%) Marketing
5 12 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.69%) Public Sector
6 11 (4.30%) Electronics
7 10 (3.91%) Telecoms
8 9 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (3.13%) Banking
10 4 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.17%) Automotive
11 3 (1.17%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.78%) Publishing
12 2 (0.78%) Wearables
13 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (17.19%) Developer
2 41 (16.02%) Architect
3 38 (14.84%) Software Engineer
4 27 (10.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (9.38%) Technical Leader
6 23 (8.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 23 (8.98%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (8.59%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.64%) Data Engineer
9 15 (5.86%) AWS Engineer
10 12 (4.69%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (4.30%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (3.52%) Azure Engineer
13 9 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.52%) Senior DevOps
14 8 (3.13%) AWS Architect
14 8 (3.13%) Java Developer
14 8 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (3.13%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.48%) AngularJS
2 48 (18.75%) Vue.js
3 41 (16.02%) .NET
4 33 (12.89%) Web Services
5 32 (12.50%) React
6 30 (11.72%) Node.js
7 23 (8.98%) .NET Core
8 16 (6.25%) HTML
9 15 (5.86%) CSS
10 12 (4.69%) Spring Boot
11 10 (3.91%) HTML5
11 10 (3.91%) Kafka
12 9 (3.52%) CSS3
13 8 (3.13%) Ember.js
14 7 (2.73%) Spring
15 5 (1.95%) Lambda Expressions
15 5 (1.95%) Next.js
15 5 (1.95%) REST
15 5 (1.95%) RESTful
16 4 (1.56%) AWS Amplify
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.94%) Public Cloud
2 26 (10.16%) Cloud Native
3 17 (6.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (3.91%) Private Cloud
4 10 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.13%) Blog
6 8 (3.13%) User Experience
6 8 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 6 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.95%) iPad
10 4 (1.56%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.56%) Online Banking
11 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.78%) FMCG
12 2 (0.78%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.19%) Linux
2 31 (12.11%) Windows
3 18 (7.03%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.86%) Unix
5 5 (1.95%) CentOS
5 5 (1.95%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.78%) Android
7 2 (0.78%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (46.88%) DevOps
2 113 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (36.72%) Software Engineering
4 57 (22.27%) TDD
5 47 (18.36%) OOP
5 47 (18.36%) SOLID
6 39 (15.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 36 (14.06%) Microservices
8 30 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (11.72%) OO
9 29 (11.33%) Infrastructure as Code
10 28 (10.94%) Analytics
11 25 (9.77%) Unit Testing
12 24 (9.38%) ETL
12 24 (9.38%) Machine Learning
12 24 (9.38%) Mentoring
13 23 (8.98%) Open Source
14 22 (8.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (8.20%) Artificial Intelligence
16 20 (7.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 116 (45.31%) Python
2 84 (32.81%) JavaScript
3 82 (32.03%) C#
4 68 (26.56%) Java
5 61 (23.83%) Go
6 51 (19.92%) Scala
7 42 (16.41%) Kotlin
8 41 (16.02%) C++
9 37 (14.45%) Bash Shell
10 30 (11.72%) Ruby
11 24 (9.38%) SQL
12 20 (7.81%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.95%) R
14 4 (1.56%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.78%) C
15 2 (0.78%) PHP
15 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.39%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.98%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.91%) Degree
4 7 (2.73%) OCP
4 7 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.56%) MCSA
5 4 (1.56%) MCSE
5 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.56%) PhD
5 4 (1.56%) RHCE
5 4 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.39%) CISM
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
6 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.39%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.39%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.73%) QA
2 6 (2.34%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.39%) NIST
System Software
1 132 (51.56%) Docker
2 14 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) Ceph
6 1 (0.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 146 (57.03%) Kubernetes
2 104 (40.63%) Terraform
3 32 (12.50%) Ansible
4 22 (8.59%) Puppet
5 13 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.91%) Prometheus
7 7 (2.73%) Grafana
7 7 (2.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (1.56%) Istio
9 3 (1.17%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (1.17%) Rancher
10 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.39%) Consul
11 1 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.39%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.39%) Kibana
11 1 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 77 (30.08%) Google
2 38 (14.84%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.08%) VMware
4 10 (3.91%) SAP
5 9 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.73%) IBM
7 5 (1.95%) Oracle
8 4 (1.56%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.56%) Databricks
8 4 (1.56%) Teradata
9 3 (1.17%) Citrix
9 3 (1.17%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.17%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe
10 2 (0.78%) Alteryx
10 2 (0.78%) Informatica
10 2 (0.78%) Pega
10 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.78%) Splunk
11 1 (0.39%) Rackspace