Period
to 24 January 2022

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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 111 102 162
Rank change year-on-year -9 +60 +74
Permanent jobs citing GCP 281 155 176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.70% 2.82% 1.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.82% 7.14% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 233 145 146
10th Percentile £43,850 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £48,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -7.69%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,750 £78,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +7.14%

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 4,118 2,172 3,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.64% 39.47% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,227 1,833 2,814
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,478
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the Midlands

GCP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in the Midlands.

Salary trend for GCP in the Midlands

GCP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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 24 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
West Midlands -14 193 £65,000 +4.00% 55
East Midlands -12 82 £65,000 - 13
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region with a requirement for GCP.

1 235 (83.63%) AWS
2 208 (74.02%) Azure
3 156 (55.52%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (46.98%) CI/CD
5 113 (40.21%) Google
6 107 (38.08%) Python
7 88 (31.32%) Kubernetes
8 87 (30.96%) SQL
9 85 (30.25%) DevOps
10 83 (29.54%) Docker
11 79 (28.11%) Java
12 77 (27.40%) C#
13 58 (20.64%) Analytics
14 57 (20.28%) Infrastructure as Code
15 56 (19.93%) React
16 52 (18.51%) Terraform
17 51 (18.15%) Software Engineering
18 49 (17.44%) Jenkins
19 47 (16.73%) Go
19 47 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
20 45 (16.01%) .NET
21 44 (15.66%) PowerShell
21 44 (15.66%) Ansible
21 44 (15.66%) Social Skills
22 42 (14.95%) Data Pipeline
23 40 (14.23%) Microservices
24 39 (13.88%) Data Engineering
24 39 (13.88%) Kafka
24 39 (13.88%) Data Analytics
24 39 (13.88%) Retail

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 13 (4.63%) Apache
2 10 (3.56%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.56%) Confluence
3 9 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.85%) SAS
5 7 (2.49%) Apache Airflow
6 6 (2.14%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.14%) IIS
7 5 (1.78%) WordPress
8 4 (1.42%) CMS
8 4 (1.42%) Luigi
9 1 (0.36%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.36%) MTS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (1.07%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.07%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 235 (83.63%) AWS
2 208 (74.02%) Azure
3 31 (11.03%) Serverless
4 24 (8.54%) Power Platform
5 23 (8.19%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 22 (7.83%) SaaS
7 20 (7.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 11 (3.91%) GitHub
9 9 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (3.20%) PaaS
10 8 (2.85%) IaaS
10 8 (2.85%) Tricentis Tosca
11 7 (2.49%) Microsoft 365
12 6 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (1.42%) Azure Event Grid
14 4 (1.42%) Azure Functions
14 4 (1.42%) Azure Monitor
14 4 (1.42%) Cloudflare
15 3 (1.07%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.20%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (2.49%) WAN
3 6 (2.14%) SD-WAN
4 5 (1.78%) Firewall
5 3 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.07%) Wireless
6 2 (0.71%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.71%) MQTT
6 2 (0.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.36%) Broadband
7 1 (0.36%) FTP
7 1 (0.36%) Internet
7 1 (0.36%) LAN
7 1 (0.36%) VLAN
7 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.96%) Data Lake
2 24 (8.54%) MongoDB
3 23 (8.19%) Amazon Athena
4 22 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (7.83%) Power BI
5 21 (7.47%) NoSQL
6 20 (7.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 19 (6.76%) MySQL
7 19 (6.76%) SQL Server
8 18 (6.41%) BigQuery
9 16 (5.69%) Tableau
10 15 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (4.98%) Relational Database
12 12 (4.27%) Amazon Redshift
13 10 (3.56%) Hadoop
14 9 (3.20%) Big Data
14 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (2.85%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 49 (17.44%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.12%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.34%) GitLab
3 15 (5.34%) JIRA
3 15 (5.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (4.98%) Bitbucket
5 9 (3.20%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.85%) Maven
6 8 (2.85%) Selenium
7 3 (1.07%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.71%) Subversion
8 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.36%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.36%) webpack
General
1 44 (15.66%) Social Skills
2 39 (13.88%) Retail
3 27 (9.61%) Finance
4 24 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (7.83%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.91%) Marketing
7 8 (2.85%) Influencing Skills
8 7 (2.49%) Law
9 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.07%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.71%) Banking
11 2 (0.71%) Electronics
11 2 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.36%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.36%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 65 (23.13%) Developer
2 53 (18.86%) Data Engineer
3 37 (13.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (8.90%) Architect
5 18 (6.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 18 (6.41%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.05%) .NET Developer
7 15 (5.34%) Analyst
8 14 (4.98%) Data Analyst
8 14 (4.98%) Senior Data Engineer
9 12 (4.27%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.56%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (3.56%) Platform Engineer
10 10 (3.56%) React Developer
11 9 (3.20%) Data Architect
11 9 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (2.85%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.85%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 8 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (19.93%) React
2 45 (16.01%) .NET
3 39 (13.88%) Kafka
4 25 (8.90%) YAML
5 17 (6.05%) HTML
6 16 (5.69%) .NET Core
7 14 (4.98%) .NET Framework
7 14 (4.98%) Node.js
7 14 (4.98%) RESTful
8 13 (4.63%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.63%) CSS
8 13 (4.63%) GraphQL
9 12 (4.27%) Spring
10 11 (3.91%) Spring Boot
11 10 (3.56%) AngularJS
11 10 (3.56%) Entity Framework
11 10 (3.56%) REST
12 8 (2.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (2.85%) jQuery
12 8 (2.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.54%) Public Cloud
2 23 (8.19%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.34%) Cloud Native
4 9 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.85%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.85%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.49%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.49%) User Experience
7 4 (1.42%) Clustering
7 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.71%) CCTV
10 1 (0.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Life Science
10 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.47%) Linux
2 18 (6.41%) Windows
3 10 (3.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.20%) Unix
5 6 (2.14%) Android
5 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.42%) CentOS
6 4 (1.42%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) SUSE
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (55.52%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (46.98%) CI/CD
3 85 (30.25%) DevOps
4 58 (20.64%) Analytics
5 57 (20.28%) Infrastructure as Code
6 51 (18.15%) Software Engineering
7 47 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
8 42 (14.95%) Data Pipeline
9 40 (14.23%) Microservices
10 39 (13.88%) Data Analytics
10 39 (13.88%) Data Engineering
11 36 (12.81%) Configuration Management
12 34 (12.10%) Scrum
12 34 (12.10%) Unit Testing
13 33 (11.74%) TDD
14 31 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (11.03%) Continuous Deployment
14 31 (11.03%) Data Management
14 31 (11.03%) Data Modelling
15 27 (9.61%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (38.08%) Python
2 87 (30.96%) SQL
3 79 (28.11%) Java
4 77 (27.40%) C#
5 47 (16.73%) Go
6 44 (15.66%) PowerShell
7 39 (13.88%) JavaScript
8 28 (9.96%) Bash
9 13 (4.63%) Scala
9 13 (4.63%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.91%) Ruby
11 9 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.85%) C++
12 8 (2.85%) HiveQL
12 8 (2.85%) R
13 7 (2.49%) C
13 7 (2.49%) PHP
14 5 (1.78%) Java 8
15 3 (1.07%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (3.91%) SC Cleared
1 11 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.56%) Degree
3 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.71%) CCNP
5 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) CEH
5 1 (0.36%) CISSP
5 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.36%) GCIA
5 1 (0.36%) MBA
5 1 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.90%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.85%) QA
3 7 (2.49%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (29.54%) Docker
2 8 (2.85%) HDFS
3 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 88 (31.32%) Kubernetes
2 52 (18.51%) Terraform
3 44 (15.66%) Ansible
4 32 (11.39%) Puppet
5 12 (4.27%) Prometheus
6 11 (3.91%) Grafana
7 9 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.85%) Istio
9 4 (1.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 2 (0.71%) Consul
10 2 (0.71%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.71%) Packer
10 2 (0.71%) Salt
11 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.36%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 113 (40.21%) Google
2 33 (11.74%) Oracle
3 25 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.54%) Databricks
5 13 (4.63%) SAP
6 9 (3.20%) Birst
6 9 (3.20%) Cisco
6 9 (3.20%) IFS
6 9 (3.20%) Infor
6 9 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.85%) Informatica
7 8 (2.85%) Talend
8 6 (2.14%) Meraki
8 6 (2.14%) Splunk
9 5 (1.78%) VMware
10 4 (1.42%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.42%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.07%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.07%) NCR
11 3 (1.07%) Rackspace