Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 67 88
Rank change year-on-year +22 +21 +59
Permanent jobs citing GCP 299 104 228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.61% 3.90% 3.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.48% 11.52% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 278 77 132
10th Percentile £45,875 £36,250 £44,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +17.07%
75th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £75,200 £83,750
North West median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +20.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,395 903 1,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.93% 33.85% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,931 758 1,537
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £49,482
Median % change year-on-year - +11.15% +4.17%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
North West median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% +6.38% +4.44%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +10 5 £90,000 +80.00% 1
GCP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 271 (90.64%) AWS
2 252 (84.28%) Azure
3 157 (52.51%) Kubernetes
4 143 (47.83%) Docker
5 142 (47.49%) DevOps
6 129 (43.14%) Python
6 129 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (38.46%) Terraform
8 108 (36.12%) Software Engineering
9 92 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 87 (29.10%) Java
11 86 (28.76%) C#
12 85 (28.43%) React
13 81 (27.09%) Google
14 70 (23.41%) TDD
15 61 (20.40%) Go
16 58 (19.40%) Scala
17 56 (18.73%) AngularJS
17 56 (18.73%) OOP
17 56 (18.73%) Social Skills
18 55 (18.39%) AWS CloudFormation
19 54 (18.06%) SOLID
20 50 (16.72%) Vue.js
20 50 (16.72%) Linux
21 47 (15.72%) Kotlin
22 45 (15.05%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
22 45 (15.05%) .NET
22 45 (15.05%) C++
23 43 (14.38%) Jenkins
24 42 (14.05%) Bash Shell

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 13 (4.35%) Apache Spark
1 13 (4.35%) Confluence
2 12 (4.01%) Apache
3 11 (3.68%) WordPress
4 7 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.01%) CMS
6 4 (1.34%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (1.34%) IIS
6 4 (1.34%) nginx
7 3 (1.00%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.33%) MTS
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 271 (90.64%) AWS
2 252 (84.28%) Azure
3 55 (18.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 30 (10.03%) IaaS
5 29 (9.70%) PaaS
6 25 (8.36%) SaaS
7 14 (4.68%) Microsoft 365
7 14 (4.68%) Serverless
8 10 (3.34%) Google Workspace
9 9 (3.01%) Amazon Kinesis
9 9 (3.01%) GitHub
10 8 (2.68%) Amazon ECS
10 8 (2.68%) Amazon EKS
10 8 (2.68%) OpenShift
11 7 (2.34%) Power Platform
11 7 (2.34%) Slack
12 6 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (1.67%) Firebase
14 4 (1.34%) AWS CodePipeline
14 4 (1.34%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.02%) Firewall
2 12 (4.01%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (4.01%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (4.01%) Wireshark
3 6 (2.01%) Internet
3 6 (2.01%) VPN
4 5 (1.67%) DNS
4 5 (1.67%) IPv4
4 5 (1.67%) Network Security
4 5 (1.67%) OSPF
4 5 (1.67%) VLAN
5 2 (0.67%) DHCP
5 2 (0.67%) HTTP
5 2 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.67%) SSL
5 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.35%) NoSQL
2 18 (6.02%) Big Data
3 12 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.68%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.68%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (3.01%) Neo4j
6 8 (2.68%) GIS
6 8 (2.68%) MySQL
7 7 (2.34%) BigQuery
7 7 (2.34%) Redis
8 5 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.67%) Power BI
8 5 (1.67%) Tableau
9 4 (1.34%) DataStage
9 4 (1.34%) DB2
9 4 (1.34%) HBase
Development Applications
1 43 (14.38%) Jenkins
2 24 (8.03%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.02%) GitLab
3 15 (5.02%) JIRA
4 8 (2.68%) CircleCI
5 6 (2.01%) Subversion
5 6 (2.01%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.34%) Cypress.io
6 4 (1.34%) IBM UrbanCode
6 4 (1.34%) Maven
6 4 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.00%) Spinnaker
7 3 (1.00%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.67%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.67%) JUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 56 (18.73%) Social Skills
2 19 (6.35%) Finance
3 16 (5.35%) Retail
4 11 (3.68%) Marketing
5 10 (3.34%) Banking
6 9 (3.01%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.34%) Electronics
8 4 (1.34%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.00%) Law
9 3 (1.00%) Legal
9 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.00%) Wearables
10 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.67%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (16.39%) Developer
2 44 (14.72%) Architect
3 43 (14.38%) Software Engineer
4 32 (10.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 28 (9.36%) Technical Leader
6 23 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 21 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 19 (6.35%) AWS Engineer
9 18 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (5.02%) Data Engineer
11 13 (4.35%) Analyst
11 13 (4.35%) AWS Architect
12 12 (4.01%) Incident Analyst
12 12 (4.01%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.01%) Senior DevOps
13 11 (3.68%) Consultant
13 11 (3.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.34%) C# Developer
15 9 (3.01%) Cloud Architect
16 8 (2.68%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (28.43%) React
2 56 (18.73%) AngularJS
3 50 (16.72%) Vue.js
4 45 (15.05%) .NET
5 30 (10.03%) Node.js
6 29 (9.70%) Web Services
7 23 (7.69%) .NET Core
8 13 (4.35%) Spring
8 13 (4.35%) Spring Boot
9 12 (4.01%) Kafka
10 11 (3.68%) CSS
11 10 (3.34%) HTML
12 7 (2.34%) RESTful
13 6 (2.01%) Lambda Expressions
13 6 (2.01%) Next.js
13 6 (2.01%) REST
14 5 (1.67%) Apache Camel
15 4 (1.34%) HTML5
15 4 (1.34%) JSON
15 4 (1.34%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 20 (6.69%) Cloud Native
3 17 (5.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.35%) Virtual Team
5 14 (4.68%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (4.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 12 (4.01%) User Experience
8 11 (3.68%) Private Cloud
9 10 (3.34%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.01%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.67%) iPad
12 4 (1.34%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.34%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.34%) PKI
13 3 (1.00%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.67%) FMCG
14 2 (0.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.72%) Linux
2 31 (10.37%) Windows
3 15 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.68%) Android
6 6 (2.01%) CentOS
7 5 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.67%) Unix
7 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.67%) Mesosphere
8 2 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (47.49%) DevOps
2 129 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (36.12%) Software Engineering
4 70 (23.41%) TDD
5 56 (18.73%) OOP
6 54 (18.06%) SOLID
7 45 (15.05%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 37 (12.37%) Mentoring
8 37 (12.37%) Microservices
9 34 (11.37%) OO
10 30 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (10.03%) Infrastructure as Code
10 30 (10.03%) Unit Testing
11 26 (8.70%) Open Source
11 26 (8.70%) Scrum
12 23 (7.69%) Architectural Design
12 23 (7.69%) Machine Learning
13 22 (7.36%) Artificial Intelligence
13 22 (7.36%) Coaching
13 22 (7.36%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 129 (43.14%) Python
2 92 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 87 (29.10%) Java
4 86 (28.76%) C#
5 61 (20.40%) Go
6 58 (19.40%) Scala
7 47 (15.72%) Kotlin
8 45 (15.05%) C++
9 42 (14.05%) Bash Shell
10 37 (12.37%) Ruby
11 35 (11.71%) SQL
12 30 (10.03%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.67%) Java 11
13 5 (1.67%) PHP
14 4 (1.34%) R
14 4 (1.34%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.00%) Java 8
16 2 (0.67%) C
16 2 (0.67%) ES6
17 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.37%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.02%) Degree
4 8 (2.68%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (2.01%) MCSA
5 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.34%) MCSE
6 4 (1.34%) PhD
6 4 (1.34%) RHCE
6 4 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.00%) OCP
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.67%) MCTS
9 1 (0.33%) CISM
9 1 (0.33%) CISSP
9 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.33%) GIAC
9 1 (0.33%) MBA
9 1 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.68%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) GDPR
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.33%) NIST
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 143 (47.83%) Docker
2 23 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) Ceph
6 1 (0.33%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 157 (52.51%) Kubernetes
2 115 (38.46%) Terraform
3 38 (12.71%) Ansible
4 27 (9.03%) Puppet
5 17 (5.69%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (2.01%) Istio
8 5 (1.67%) Grafana
8 5 (1.67%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.34%) Consul
9 4 (1.34%) Rancher
10 3 (1.00%) Packer
11 2 (0.67%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.67%) SCCM
11 2 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.33%) Nagios
12 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 81 (27.09%) Google
2 39 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.35%) VMware
4 12 (4.01%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.01%) Oracle
6 5 (1.67%) IBM
6 5 (1.67%) Teradata
7 4 (1.34%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.34%) Citrix
7 4 (1.34%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.34%) Databricks
7 4 (1.34%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.34%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.34%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.34%) Splunk
8 3 (1.00%) SAP
8 3 (1.00%) Talend
8 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.00%) webMethods
9 2 (0.67%) Informatica