Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 66 87 103
Rank change year-on-year +21 +16 +63
Permanent jobs citing GCP 153 150 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.13% 3.07% 3.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.44% 8.79% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 130 103 118
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,250 £46,250 £42,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,750
Median % change year-on-year - -1.23% +5.65%
75th Percentile £72,188 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £78,875 £85,000 £80,750
North West median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +4.35%

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 1,466 1,707 1,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.58% 34.91% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,295 1,392 1,473
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £29,030
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,501 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.00% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £77,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +25 2 £90,000 +89.47%
Oldham +2 1 £50,000 +11.11%
GCP
North West

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 146 (95.42%) AWS
2 134 (87.58%) Azure
3 74 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (45.75%) Kubernetes
5 68 (44.44%) DevOps
6 66 (43.14%) Terraform
6 66 (43.14%) Python
7 65 (42.48%) Docker
8 53 (34.64%) Software Engineering
9 52 (33.99%) JavaScript
10 51 (33.33%) C#
11 46 (30.07%) Go
12 45 (29.41%) Google
13 39 (25.49%) AngularJS
14 36 (23.53%) Java
15 33 (21.57%) AWS CloudFormation
16 31 (20.26%) Vue.js
17 30 (19.61%) Scala
18 28 (18.30%) Linux
18 28 (18.30%) OOP
18 28 (18.30%) SOLID
18 28 (18.30%) Kotlin
19 27 (17.65%) React
19 27 (17.65%) C++
19 27 (17.65%) TDD
20 26 (16.99%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
21 25 (16.34%) Node.js
22 24 (15.69%) Microservices
23 23 (15.03%) Ruby
24 22 (14.38%) 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 6 (3.92%) Apache Spark
1 6 (3.92%) nginx
2 4 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.61%) CMS
2 4 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.61%) IIS
3 3 (1.96%) Apache
3 3 (1.96%) CloudStack
3 3 (1.96%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.31%) Headless CMS
4 2 (1.31%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) Mendix
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 146 (95.42%) AWS
2 134 (87.58%) Azure
3 33 (21.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (11.76%) Serverless
5 13 (8.50%) SaaS
6 9 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
6 9 (5.88%) PaaS
7 8 (5.23%) GitHub
7 8 (5.23%) IaaS
8 7 (4.58%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (3.27%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (2.61%) OpenShift
10 4 (2.61%) Power Platform
11 3 (1.96%) Amazon ECS
11 3 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.96%) Cloud Functions
11 3 (1.96%) Datadog
11 3 (1.96%) Firebase
11 3 (1.96%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.58%) Firewall
3 6 (3.92%) DHCP
3 6 (3.92%) DNS
3 6 (3.92%) FTP
3 6 (3.92%) HTTP
3 6 (3.92%) IPsec
4 4 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.61%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.96%) VLAN
6 2 (1.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.88%) Big Data
3 9 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.23%) MySQL
5 7 (4.58%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (3.27%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (3.27%) BigQuery
6 5 (3.27%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.27%) Redis
7 4 (2.61%) Power BI
8 3 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.96%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.96%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.31%) Data Lake
9 2 (1.31%) GIS
9 2 (1.31%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (13.07%) GitLab
2 16 (10.46%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.92%) SonarQube
5 5 (3.27%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.61%) Babel
6 4 (2.61%) Maven
6 4 (2.61%) webpack
7 3 (1.96%) Gradle
7 3 (1.96%) JIRA
8 2 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.31%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.65%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.65%) JUnit
9 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 14 (9.15%) Finance
1 14 (9.15%) Public Sector
1 14 (9.15%) Retail
2 12 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.19%) Marketing
4 10 (6.54%) Banking
5 9 (5.88%) Electronics
5 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.61%) Law
7 3 (1.96%) Automotive
8 2 (1.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 28 (18.30%) Developer
3 17 (11.11%) Architect
4 15 (9.80%) Data Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Site Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 8 (5.23%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (5.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (5.23%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.92%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Consultant
10 6 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.49%) AngularJS
2 31 (20.26%) Vue.js
3 27 (17.65%) React
4 25 (16.34%) Node.js
5 21 (13.73%) .NET
6 19 (12.42%) Web Services
7 12 (7.84%) HTML
8 11 (7.19%) .NET Core
9 10 (6.54%) CSS
10 9 (5.88%) HTML5
11 7 (4.58%) CSS3
11 7 (4.58%) Spring Boot
12 6 (3.92%) Ember.js
12 6 (3.92%) RESTful
13 5 (3.27%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.27%) Kafka
14 4 (2.61%) Spring
15 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET
15 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Public Cloud
2 13 (8.50%) Cloud Native
3 8 (5.23%) Blog
3 8 (5.23%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 4 (2.61%) User Experience
7 3 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.31%) iPad
9 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.65%) Life Science
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.65%) NHS
9 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.30%) Linux
2 18 (11.76%) Windows
3 14 (9.15%) Unix
4 11 (7.19%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.31%) Android
5 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (44.44%) DevOps
3 53 (34.64%) Software Engineering
4 28 (18.30%) OOP
4 28 (18.30%) SOLID
5 27 (17.65%) TDD
6 26 (16.99%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 24 (15.69%) Microservices
8 21 (13.73%) Unit Testing
9 19 (12.42%) Infrastructure as Code
10 18 (11.76%) Analytics
10 18 (11.76%) OO
11 16 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.46%) Open Source
12 15 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (6.54%) ETL
15 9 (5.88%) Configuration Management
15 9 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (5.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (43.14%) Python
2 52 (33.99%) JavaScript
3 51 (33.33%) C#
4 46 (30.07%) Go
5 36 (23.53%) Java
6 30 (19.61%) Scala
7 28 (18.30%) Kotlin
8 27 (17.65%) C++
9 23 (15.03%) Ruby
10 20 (13.07%) Bash Shell
11 16 (10.46%) SQL
12 11 (7.19%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.61%) R
14 2 (1.31%) PHP
14 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.31%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.65%) ES6
15 1 (0.65%) Julia
15 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.27%) MCSA
3 5 (3.27%) MCSE
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.27%) OCP
3 5 (3.27%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (3.27%) RHCE
3 5 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.61%) CISSP
5 3 (1.96%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (42.48%) Docker
2 7 (4.58%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 70 (45.75%) Kubernetes
2 66 (43.14%) Terraform
3 16 (10.46%) Ansible
4 13 (8.50%) Puppet
5 10 (6.54%) Prometheus
6 7 (4.58%) Grafana
6 7 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 45 (29.41%) Google
2 22 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.54%) SAP
4 7 (4.58%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.92%) VMware
6 4 (2.61%) Oracle
7 3 (1.96%) Databricks
7 3 (1.96%) IBM
8 2 (1.31%) Adobe
8 2 (1.31%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.31%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.31%) Pega
8 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.31%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.65%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix
9 1 (0.65%) Splunk