Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 57 76 81
Rank change year-on-year +19 +5 +63
Permanent jobs citing GCP 269 119 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.90% 3.81% 3.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.12% 9.76% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 235 99 137
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £51,525 £47,500 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £82,500 £66,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,000 £74,800 £85,000
North West median annual salary £62,358 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.45% -4.17% +6.67%

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 2,420 1,219 1,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.07% 39.00% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,951 1,108 1,546
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,200 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £75,382
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.54%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Bury - 2 £41,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £31,500 - 1
Stockport +2 1 £57,500 +15.00% 1
GCP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 232 (86.25%) AWS
2 204 (75.84%) Azure
3 128 (47.58%) Kubernetes
4 124 (46.10%) DevOps
5 116 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (41.64%) Docker
7 106 (39.41%) Terraform
8 103 (38.29%) Python
9 100 (37.17%) Java
10 80 (29.74%) JavaScript
11 79 (29.37%) Software Engineering
12 70 (26.02%) CI/CD
13 68 (25.28%) Google
13 68 (25.28%) React
14 61 (22.68%) C#
15 55 (20.45%) AngularJS
16 54 (20.07%) AWS CloudFormation
16 54 (20.07%) Security Cleared
17 53 (19.70%) PowerShell
17 53 (19.70%) Go
18 51 (18.96%) OOP
18 51 (18.96%) Social Skills
19 49 (18.22%) Linux
19 49 (18.22%) Windows
19 49 (18.22%) Scala
20 46 (17.10%) SC Cleared
21 44 (16.36%) MySQL
21 44 (16.36%) Vue.js
22 43 (15.99%) SOLID
22 43 (15.99%) Microservices

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 30 (11.15%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.83%) Apache
2 13 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.97%) IIS
4 6 (2.23%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (2.23%) nginx
4 6 (2.23%) WordPress
5 3 (1.12%) Confluence
6 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.74%) CMS
6 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.37%) MTS
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 232 (86.25%) AWS
2 204 (75.84%) Azure
3 54 (20.07%) AWS CloudFormation
4 35 (13.01%) IaaS
5 32 (11.90%) PaaS
6 16 (5.95%) GitHub
6 16 (5.95%) SaaS
7 9 (3.35%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (3.35%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.97%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.23%) Apigee
9 6 (2.23%) Google Workspace
9 6 (2.23%) Serverless
10 5 (1.86%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (1.86%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (1.86%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (1.49%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 4 (1.49%) Snowflake
12 3 (1.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.27%) Wi-Fi
2 27 (10.04%) Network Security
3 23 (8.55%) DNS
4 20 (7.43%) DHCP
4 20 (7.43%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (3.72%) Internet
6 9 (3.35%) Firewall
7 3 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.12%) VPN
7 3 (1.12%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.74%) SAN
9 1 (0.37%) Broadband
9 1 (0.37%) LAN
9 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.36%) MySQL
2 35 (13.01%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.18%) Big Data
4 20 (7.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (7.43%) NoSQL
5 17 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (5.95%) Hadoop
7 15 (5.58%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.83%) Couchbase
9 11 (4.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (3.72%) BigQuery
10 10 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.35%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.97%) Data Lake
12 8 (2.97%) Redis
13 7 (2.60%) Power BI
13 7 (2.60%) Tableau
14 6 (2.23%) DB2
14 6 (2.23%) Neo4j
15 5 (1.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (13.38%) Jenkins
2 27 (10.04%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.72%) GitLab
4 9 (3.35%) Maven
4 9 (3.35%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.97%) Bitbucket
5 8 (2.97%) JIRA
6 6 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.86%) Artifactory
8 4 (1.49%) JUnit
8 4 (1.49%) Travis CI
8 4 (1.49%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.12%) CircleCI
9 3 (1.12%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.12%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.74%) IBM UrbanCode
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (18.96%) Social Skills
2 34 (12.64%) Public Sector
3 32 (11.90%) Finance
4 20 (7.43%) Retail
5 15 (5.58%) Marketing
6 11 (4.09%) Banking
7 7 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.23%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.49%) Law
10 4 (1.49%) Legal
11 3 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
11 3 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.74%) Advertising
12 2 (0.74%) Local Government
12 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (13.75%) Software Engineer
2 34 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (9.67%) Data Engineer
4 24 (8.92%) Technical Leader
5 21 (7.81%) Architect
5 21 (7.81%) Developer
6 20 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.32%) Java Engineer
8 13 (4.83%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (2.97%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (2.97%) Java Developer
9 8 (2.97%) Senior Developer
9 8 (2.97%) Senior Java Engineer
10 7 (2.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (2.60%) Senior Server Engineer
10 7 (2.60%) Server Engineer
11 6 (2.23%) Data Architect
11 6 (2.23%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (2.23%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 5 (1.86%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (25.28%) React
2 55 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 44 (16.36%) Vue.js
4 29 (10.78%) LDAP
5 28 (10.41%) Spring
6 27 (10.04%) Node.js
7 26 (9.67%) Kafka
8 22 (8.18%) Spring Boot
9 21 (7.81%) .NET
10 14 (5.20%) .NET Core
11 12 (4.46%) RESTful
12 9 (3.35%) HTML
12 9 (3.35%) OAuth
12 9 (3.35%) OAuth2
13 8 (2.97%) Hibernate
13 8 (2.97%) REST
14 7 (2.60%) CSS
14 7 (2.60%) JSON
15 6 (2.23%) ASP.NET
16 5 (1.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.78%) PKI
2 25 (9.29%) Clustering
3 17 (6.32%) Cloud Native
3 17 (6.32%) Virtual Team
4 13 (4.83%) Public Cloud
5 12 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.35%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (3.35%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.35%) User Experience
7 8 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.12%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.74%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.74%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.22%) Linux
1 49 (18.22%) Windows
2 30 (11.15%) Windows Server
3 15 (5.58%) Android
3 15 (5.58%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.35%) Mac OS
4 9 (3.35%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.60%) Unix
6 6 (2.23%) HPUX
6 6 (2.23%) Solaris
7 5 (1.86%) AIX
7 5 (1.86%) SUSE
8 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (46.10%) DevOps
2 116 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (29.37%) Software Engineering
4 70 (26.02%) CI/CD
5 51 (18.96%) OOP
6 43 (15.99%) Microservices
6 43 (15.99%) SOLID
7 42 (15.61%) OO
8 41 (15.24%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 36 (13.38%) TDD
10 30 (11.15%) Change Management
11 29 (10.78%) Mentoring
11 29 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
12 28 (10.41%) Infrastructure as Code
13 26 (9.67%) Artificial Intelligence
14 25 (9.29%) Analytics
14 25 (9.29%) ETL
15 23 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (8.55%) Unit Testing
16 22 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 103 (38.29%) Python
2 100 (37.17%) Java
3 80 (29.74%) JavaScript
4 61 (22.68%) C#
5 53 (19.70%) Go
5 53 (19.70%) PowerShell
6 49 (18.22%) Scala
7 42 (15.61%) C++
8 41 (15.24%) SQL
9 40 (14.87%) Kotlin
10 24 (8.92%) Ruby
11 16 (5.95%) TypeScript
12 14 (5.20%) Bash
13 9 (3.35%) PHP
14 6 (2.23%) Java 8
14 6 (2.23%) R
15 5 (1.86%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.49%) Apple Swift
16 4 (1.49%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.74%) ES6
Qualifications
1 54 (20.07%) Security Cleared
2 46 (17.10%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.55%) MCSA
3 23 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (7.43%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (7.43%) MCTS
5 18 (6.69%) Degree
6 5 (1.86%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.86%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.12%) MCSE
8 3 (1.12%) RHCE
8 3 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.37%) MBA
10 1 (0.37%) OCP
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.97%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 112 (41.64%) Docker
2 39 (14.50%) Active Directory
3 23 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.74%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) Ceph
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 128 (47.58%) Kubernetes
2 106 (39.41%) Terraform
3 34 (12.64%) Ansible
4 26 (9.67%) Puppet
5 20 (7.43%) SCCM
6 13 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.35%) Grafana
8 8 (2.97%) Prometheus
9 6 (2.23%) Istio
10 3 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (1.12%) Packer
11 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.74%) Consul
11 2 (0.74%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.37%) kaniko
12 1 (0.37%) Kibana
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (25.28%) Google
2 39 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.04%) VMware
4 22 (8.18%) Citrix
5 19 (7.06%) Oracle
6 13 (4.83%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.60%) Databricks
7 7 (2.60%) HP
8 5 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.49%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.49%) Dell
9 4 (1.49%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.49%) Splunk
9 4 (1.49%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.12%) IBM
10 3 (1.12%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.12%) Percona
10 3 (1.12%) Rackspace
10 3 (1.12%) Teradata
11 2 (0.74%) TIBCO