Period
to 12 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 248 343
Rank change year-on-year +107 +95 +47
Permanent jobs citing GCP 215 123 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.93% 0.98% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.32% 4.29% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 169 92 46
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +30.00% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £36,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £74,375
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14% +14.55%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,400 2,870 2,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 30.47% 22.77% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,889 2,270 2,205
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.96%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,550 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the Midlands

GCP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCP in the Midlands.

Salary trend for GCP in the Midlands

GCP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for GCP in the Midlands

GCP
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2019. 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
West Midlands +82 113 £50,000 -9.09% 31
East Midlands +49 101 £70,000 -6.67% 9
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for GCP.

1 171 (79.53%) AWS
2 145 (67.44%) Google
3 136 (63.26%) Azure
4 107 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (39.53%) Python
6 58 (26.98%) DevOps
7 55 (25.58%) Public Cloud
8 54 (25.12%) SQL
9 52 (24.19%) Ansible
10 51 (23.72%) Big Data
10 51 (23.72%) Scrum
11 49 (22.79%) Java
11 49 (22.79%) Degree
12 46 (21.40%) Software Engineering
13 43 (20.00%) Kubernetes
14 42 (19.53%) Docker
15 41 (19.07%) Finance
16 40 (18.60%) C#
16 40 (18.60%) Jenkins
17 39 (18.14%) Terraform
17 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
17 39 (18.14%) Linux
17 39 (18.14%) Microsoft
18 36 (16.74%) Git (software)
18 36 (16.74%) Puppet
19 34 (15.81%) .NET
20 32 (14.88%) Test Automation
21 31 (14.42%) Analytics
21 31 (14.42%) GitHub
22 30 (13.95%) Open Source

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (11.63%) Apache Spark
2 18 (8.37%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.26%) SAS
4 5 (2.33%) nginx
5 4 (1.86%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 171 (79.53%) AWS
2 136 (63.26%) Azure
3 31 (14.42%) GitHub
4 15 (6.98%) IaaS
4 15 (6.98%) PaaS
4 15 (6.98%) Serverless
5 13 (6.05%) SaaS
6 8 (3.72%) Power Platform
7 7 (3.26%) AWS Fargate
8 6 (2.79%) Amazon SageMaker
8 6 (2.79%) Office 365
9 5 (2.33%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.33%) Datadog
10 4 (1.86%) Apigee
10 4 (1.86%) G Suite
11 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.98%) Firewall
2 4 (1.86%) DNS
3 3 (1.40%) Network Security
4 2 (0.93%) DMZ
4 2 (0.93%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.93%) VPN
5 1 (0.47%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (23.72%) Big Data
2 27 (12.56%) Hadoop
3 22 (10.23%) NoSQL
4 21 (9.77%) SQL Server
5 19 (8.84%) MySQL
6 18 (8.37%) BigQuery
7 16 (7.44%) HBase
8 13 (6.05%) Flink
9 10 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (3.72%) Power BI
11 7 (3.26%) Looker
11 7 (3.26%) QlikView
11 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (2.79%) Apache Hive
12 6 (2.79%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 36 (16.74%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.58%) Cucumber
4 11 (5.12%) Selenium
5 9 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (4.19%) GitLab
6 7 (3.26%) Bitbucket
6 7 (3.26%) JIRA
7 4 (1.86%) Maven
8 3 (1.40%) Ant
8 3 (1.40%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.93%) CF BOSH
9 2 (0.93%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.47%) NUnit
10 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.47%) Postman
10 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 41 (19.07%) Finance
2 20 (9.30%) Retail
3 8 (3.72%) Games
4 5 (2.33%) Marketing
5 4 (1.86%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (23.26%) Developer
2 35 (16.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (10.23%) Software Engineer
4 21 (9.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 18 (8.37%) Data Engineer
6 15 (6.98%) Architect
6 15 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
7 14 (6.51%) .NET Developer
7 14 (6.51%) Consultant
8 13 (6.05%) Analyst
9 12 (5.58%) Azure Engineer
9 12 (5.58%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.12%) AWS DevOps
10 11 (5.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.12%) Big Data Engineer
10 11 (5.12%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 10 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
12 9 (4.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (4.19%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (4.19%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.81%) .NET
2 30 (13.95%) Web Services
3 25 (11.63%) .NET Core
4 24 (11.16%) Node.js
5 16 (7.44%) ASP.NET
6 15 (6.98%) Elastic Stack
7 14 (6.51%) React
8 13 (6.05%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.65%) HTML
10 9 (4.19%) CSS
11 8 (3.72%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (2.79%) Express
12 6 (2.79%) MLlib
12 6 (2.79%) Play Framework
12 6 (2.79%) PySpark
12 6 (2.79%) scikit-learn
13 5 (2.33%) Spring
14 4 (1.86%) Apache Flex
14 4 (1.86%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.58%) Public Cloud
2 19 (8.84%) Cloud Native
3 14 (6.51%) User Experience
4 12 (5.58%) Algorithms
4 12 (5.58%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
6 9 (4.19%) Data Structures
6 9 (4.19%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.86%) Infotainment
8 4 (1.86%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.93%) Online Games
10 2 (0.93%) Replication
10 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.47%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.14%) Linux
2 26 (12.09%) Windows
3 16 (7.44%) CentOS
4 9 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.40%) Unix
7 2 (0.93%) Debian
7 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.98%) DevOps
3 51 (23.72%) Scrum
4 46 (21.40%) Software Engineering
5 32 (14.88%) Test Automation
6 31 (14.42%) Analytics
7 30 (13.95%) Open Source
8 29 (13.49%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (13.02%) Configuration Management
10 24 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (10.70%) Data Science
11 23 (10.70%) Mentoring
12 22 (10.23%) Coaching
13 21 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (9.30%) Information Security
14 20 (9.30%) Machine Learning
14 20 (9.30%) Microservices
15 19 (8.84%) Computer Science
16 16 (7.44%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 85 (39.53%) Python
2 54 (25.12%) SQL
3 49 (22.79%) Java
4 40 (18.60%) C#
5 39 (18.14%) JavaScript
6 25 (11.63%) Bash Shell
7 20 (9.30%) C++
8 14 (6.51%) Ruby
9 12 (5.58%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.65%) Go
11 8 (3.72%) Scala
12 6 (2.79%) Perl
12 6 (2.79%) R
13 5 (2.33%) C
14 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.93%) Java 8
15 2 (0.93%) PHP
16 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 49 (22.79%) Degree
2 21 (9.77%) CISM
2 21 (9.77%) CISSP
3 11 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (4.65%) CISA
4 10 (4.65%) CRISC
4 10 (4.65%) ISEB
4 10 (4.65%) Master's Degree
5 6 (2.79%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.40%) MCSA
6 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.93%) RHCE
7 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.47%) CCSP
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.05%) GDPR
2 11 (5.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.65%) COBIT
3 10 (4.65%) NIST
3 10 (4.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.40%) QA
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (19.53%) Docker
2 12 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.79%) vSphere
5 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 52 (24.19%) Ansible
2 43 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 39 (18.14%) Terraform
4 36 (16.74%) Puppet
5 15 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (6.98%) Packer
6 14 (6.51%) Grafana
6 14 (6.51%) Prometheus
7 9 (4.19%) Consul
7 9 (4.19%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (4.19%) Graphite
7 9 (4.19%) Nessus
8 3 (1.40%) Kibana
8 3 (1.40%) WSUS
9 2 (0.93%) Mesos
9 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.93%) yum
10 1 (0.47%) logstash
10 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 145 (67.44%) Google
2 39 (18.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.30%) Tableau
4 17 (7.91%) VMware
5 16 (7.44%) Splunk
6 11 (5.12%) Alibaba
7 9 (4.19%) Oracle
8 7 (3.26%) Cisco
8 7 (3.26%) New Relic
9 6 (2.79%) AppDynamics
9 6 (2.79%) Snowplow
10 3 (1.40%) Alteryx
10 3 (1.40%) CA
10 3 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.40%) Talend
10 3 (1.40%) WSO2
11 2 (0.93%) Dell
11 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.93%) SaltStack