Period
to

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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 74 117 130
Rank change year-on-year +43 +13 +19
Permanent jobs citing GCP 464 257 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.87% 2.67% 2.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.26% 6.55% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 261 205 90
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £74,688
90th Percentile £85,000 £97,650 £77,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%

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 4,522 3,922 1,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.67% 40.79% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,135 3,110 1,374
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,979
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,188 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +14 321 £65,850 +5.36% 35
East Midlands +58 132 £65,000 +14.04% 16
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 388 (83.62%) AWS
2 337 (72.63%) Azure
3 308 (66.38%) Agile
4 257 (55.39%) Python
5 178 (38.36%) DevOps
6 166 (35.78%) Java
7 156 (33.62%) Analytics
8 134 (28.88%) Google
9 127 (27.37%) SQL
10 126 (27.16%) Data Science
11 124 (26.72%) Data Analytics
12 118 (25.43%) Data Engineering
13 117 (25.22%) Machine Learning
13 117 (25.22%) CI/CD
14 116 (25.00%) Data Architecture
15 112 (24.14%) Mentoring
16 103 (22.20%) Microsoft
17 96 (20.69%) Kubernetes
18 94 (20.26%) Big Data
19 91 (19.61%) Algorithms
20 90 (19.40%) Finance
21 86 (18.53%) Scrum
21 86 (18.53%) Information Security
22 85 (18.32%) Spring
22 85 (18.32%) Cybersecurity
23 83 (17.89%) Docker
24 78 (16.81%) Automotive
25 75 (16.16%) Data Management
25 75 (16.16%) QA
26 72 (15.52%) Security Management

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 20 (4.31%) Apache Airflow
2 19 (4.09%) Apache Spark
3 15 (3.23%) Apache
4 6 (1.29%) IIS
5 5 (1.08%) JBoss
6 4 (0.86%) Confluence
6 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Pulsar
7 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.43%) SAS
7 2 (0.43%) WordPress
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.22%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.22%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 388 (83.62%) AWS
2 337 (72.63%) Azure
3 50 (10.78%) Serverless
4 44 (9.48%) Azure DevOps
4 44 (9.48%) SaaS
5 28 (6.03%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (6.03%) PaaS
5 28 (6.03%) Power Platform
6 26 (5.60%) Amazon EKS
6 26 (5.60%) Azure AKS
6 26 (5.60%) GitHub
7 25 (5.39%) Amazon S3
8 24 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (5.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 21 (4.53%) Amazon ECS
10 19 (4.09%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (3.66%) GitHub Actions
12 16 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
12 16 (3.45%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 16 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.17%) WAN
2 23 (4.96%) Cisco Nexus
2 23 (4.96%) SD-WAN
3 22 (4.74%) Firewall
4 4 (0.86%) Internet
5 3 (0.65%) Network Security
6 2 (0.43%) DAB
7 1 (0.22%) 5G
7 1 (0.22%) DHCP
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
7 1 (0.22%) LAN
7 1 (0.22%) PPP
7 1 (0.22%) SAN
7 1 (0.22%) SMTP
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (20.26%) Big Data
2 64 (13.79%) Tableau
3 58 (12.50%) Data Lake
3 58 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (10.56%) BigQuery
5 40 (8.62%) NoSQL
6 31 (6.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 31 (6.68%) SQL Server
7 28 (6.03%) Power BI
8 23 (4.96%) Azure SQL Database
9 20 (4.31%) MongoDB
10 18 (3.88%) Relational Database
11 17 (3.66%) Amazon Athena
12 15 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (3.23%) Looker
13 14 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (2.16%) Tableau Server
16 9 (1.94%) Electronic Patient Records
17 7 (1.51%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 61 (13.15%) Jenkins
2 60 (12.93%) Git (software)
3 44 (9.48%) GitLab
4 38 (8.19%) CircleCI
5 23 (4.96%) JIRA
6 17 (3.66%) Maven
7 8 (1.72%) Gradle
7 8 (1.72%) JUnit
7 8 (1.72%) Mockito
8 7 (1.51%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.08%) Subversion
10 4 (0.86%) ESLint
10 4 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.65%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.43%) ERwin
13 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.22%) JMeter
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (19.40%) Finance
2 78 (16.81%) Automotive
3 69 (14.87%) Games
4 43 (9.27%) Social Skills
5 40 (8.62%) Manufacturing
6 27 (5.82%) Public Sector
7 24 (5.17%) Retail
8 15 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (3.23%) Documentation Skills
9 9 (1.94%) Law
10 6 (1.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 6 (1.29%) Legal
10 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.08%) Marketing
11 5 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (0.86%) Banking
13 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.43%) Advertising
15 1 (0.22%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.22%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 69 (14.87%) Trainee
2 57 (12.28%) Architect
3 54 (11.64%) Data Engineer
4 53 (11.42%) Developer
5 42 (9.05%) Azure Engineer
6 40 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (7.97%) Data Architect
7 37 (7.97%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (7.54%) Cloud Engineer
9 29 (6.25%) Senior Data Engineer
10 24 (5.17%) AWS Engineer
10 24 (5.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 23 (4.96%) Analyst
11 23 (4.96%) Network Engineer
12 22 (4.74%) Cisco Engineer
12 22 (4.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 22 (4.74%) WAN Engineer
13 20 (4.31%) Senior Architect
14 19 (4.09%) AWS DevOps
14 19 (4.09%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (18.32%) Spring
2 44 (9.48%) React
3 43 (9.27%) .NET
4 38 (8.19%) YAML
5 31 (6.68%) Node.js
6 24 (5.17%) REST
7 21 (4.53%) Kafka
8 16 (3.45%) .NET Core
8 16 (3.45%) CSS
8 16 (3.45%) HTML
8 16 (3.45%) Laravel
9 15 (3.23%) Next.js
10 14 (3.02%) Django
10 14 (3.02%) GraphQL
11 13 (2.80%) RESTful
12 12 (2.59%) HTML5
13 11 (2.37%) Flask
13 11 (2.37%) JSON
14 10 (2.16%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 91 (19.61%) Algorithms
2 46 (9.91%) Public Cloud
3 35 (7.54%) Cloud Native
4 29 (6.25%) Life Science
5 27 (5.82%) Data Structures
6 23 (4.96%) Data Centre
7 19 (4.09%) Management Information System
8 17 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (3.66%) IoT
9 16 (3.45%) Legacy Systems
10 13 (2.80%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.51%) Renewable Energy
12 6 (1.29%) Legacy Applications
13 5 (1.08%) NHS
14 4 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.86%) Replication
15 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.96%) Linux
2 15 (3.23%) Windows
3 10 (2.16%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.51%) Unix
5 5 (1.08%) Android
5 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.43%) Debian
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (66.38%) Agile
2 178 (38.36%) DevOps
3 156 (33.62%) Analytics
4 126 (27.16%) Data Science
5 124 (26.72%) Data Analytics
6 118 (25.43%) Data Engineering
7 117 (25.22%) CI/CD
7 117 (25.22%) Machine Learning
8 116 (25.00%) Data Architecture
9 112 (24.14%) Mentoring
10 86 (18.53%) Information Security
10 86 (18.53%) Scrum
11 85 (18.32%) Cybersecurity
12 75 (16.16%) Data Management
13 72 (15.52%) Security Management
14 69 (14.87%) SFIA
14 69 (14.87%) Threat Analysis
15 58 (12.50%) Software Engineering
16 57 (12.28%) Microservices
17 53 (11.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 257 (55.39%) Python
2 166 (35.78%) Java
3 127 (27.37%) SQL
4 71 (15.30%) C#
4 71 (15.30%) JavaScript
5 36 (7.76%) PowerShell
6 35 (7.54%) Go
7 30 (6.47%) Bash
8 18 (3.88%) PHP
9 17 (3.66%) C++
10 15 (3.23%) TypeScript
11 14 (3.02%) VBA
12 13 (2.80%) Bicep
13 12 (2.59%) Ruby
14 10 (2.16%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.08%) C
15 5 (1.08%) R
16 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.43%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (15.30%) Azure Certification
2 70 (15.09%) AWS Certification
3 29 (6.25%) Degree
4 13 (2.80%) CISSP
4 13 (2.80%) SANS
5 10 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.65%) MCSA
8 3 (0.65%) MCSE
8 3 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.43%) RHCE
10 1 (0.22%) CCNP
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (16.16%) QA
2 29 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (2.59%) GRC
5 3 (0.65%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.43%) NIST
7 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (17.89%) Docker
2 6 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) HDFS
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 96 (20.69%) Kubernetes
2 53 (11.42%) Terraform
3 45 (9.70%) Ansible
4 30 (6.47%) Puppet
5 19 (4.09%) Grafana
6 11 (2.37%) Bugsnag
7 8 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.51%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.22%) Kibana
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.22%) SCCM
9 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 134 (28.88%) Google
2 103 (22.20%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.60%) Cisco
4 20 (4.31%) Oracle
5 19 (4.09%) Databricks
6 13 (2.80%) Informatica
7 9 (1.94%) Meraki
8 8 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.72%) Fortinet
8 8 (1.72%) VMware
9 7 (1.51%) Splunk
10 6 (1.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.08%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.65%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.43%) BT
13 2 (0.43%) Denodo
13 2 (0.43%) ESRI
13 2 (0.43%) SendGrid
13 2 (0.43%) Talend