Period
to 23 September 2021

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 23 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 105 163
Rank change year-on-year +1 +58 +91
Permanent jobs citing GCP 288 101 208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.79% 2.57% 1.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.15% 7.06% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 228 92 149
10th Percentile £41,025 £43,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.27% - -15.38%
75th Percentile £78,125 £74,063 £67,500
90th Percentile £98,425 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 4,027 1,431 3,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.02% 36.40% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3,165 1,136 2,798
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,625 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 September 2021.

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 23 September 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
West Midlands +8 233 £62,500 +13.64% 60
East Midlands -45 54 £55,000 -21.43% 16
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for GCP.

1 226 (78.47%) AWS
2 200 (69.44%) Azure
3 141 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (45.83%) Google
5 113 (39.24%) DevOps
6 104 (36.11%) Kubernetes
7 92 (31.94%) Docker
7 92 (31.94%) Python
8 72 (25.00%) Microservices
9 64 (22.22%) C#
9 64 (22.22%) SQL
9 64 (22.22%) .NET
9 64 (22.22%) Terraform
10 62 (21.53%) Java
11 59 (20.49%) JavaScript
12 58 (20.14%) Problem-Solving
13 54 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
14 53 (18.40%) Software Engineering
15 49 (17.01%) React
16 48 (16.67%) Social Skills
17 46 (15.97%) Linux
18 43 (14.93%) Go
19 42 (14.58%) SQL Server
20 41 (14.24%) Full Stack Development
21 40 (13.89%) Scrum
22 39 (13.54%) SC Cleared
22 39 (13.54%) Security Cleared
23 37 (12.85%) NoSQL
24 36 (12.50%) MongoDB
24 36 (12.50%) TDD

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 11 (3.82%) Apache
2 8 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.04%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.04%) CMS
5 3 (1.04%) Confluence
5 3 (1.04%) IIS
5 3 (1.04%) nginx
5 3 (1.04%) WordPress
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.35%) Luigi
7 1 (0.35%) MTS
7 1 (0.35%) SAS
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.35%) Eikon
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 226 (78.47%) AWS
2 200 (69.44%) Azure
3 33 (11.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 29 (10.07%) Serverless
5 24 (8.33%) SaaS
6 17 (5.90%) IaaS
6 17 (5.90%) PaaS
7 15 (5.21%) GitHub
8 11 (3.82%) AWS CodePipeline
9 8 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (2.78%) OpenShift
10 7 (2.43%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (2.43%) AWS CodeCommit
10 7 (2.43%) Azure Pipelines
11 6 (2.08%) Google Data Studio
11 6 (2.08%) Power Platform
11 6 (2.08%) Pulumi
12 5 (1.74%) Firebase
13 3 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.78%) Firewall
2 7 (2.43%) IPv4
2 7 (2.43%) LAN
2 7 (2.43%) WAN
3 5 (1.74%) MQTT
4 2 (0.69%) Broadband
5 1 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.35%) Network Security
5 1 (0.35%) SAN
5 1 (0.35%) SSH
5 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.85%) NoSQL
3 36 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 30 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (9.72%) Big Data
6 27 (9.38%) MySQL
7 22 (7.64%) BigQuery
8 20 (6.94%) Relational Database
9 12 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.17%) GIS
10 9 (3.13%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.78%) Cloud Spanner
11 8 (2.78%) Data Lake
11 8 (2.78%) Metadata
12 7 (2.43%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.43%) Ingres
12 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.43%) VoltDB
13 6 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (12.15%) Jenkins
2 19 (6.60%) GitLab
3 18 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (4.51%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.13%) Selenium
6 8 (2.78%) Vagrant
7 6 (2.08%) JIRA
7 6 (2.08%) Maven
8 3 (1.04%) Spinnaker
9 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.35%) JMeter
10 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.35%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.35%) Postman
10 1 (0.35%) PuPHPet
General
1 48 (16.67%) Social Skills
2 33 (11.46%) Retail
3 27 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.60%) Finance
5 12 (4.17%) Influencing Skills
6 10 (3.47%) Law
7 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.74%) Banking
8 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.74%) Marketing
9 4 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.35%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 68 (23.61%) Developer
2 40 (13.89%) Architect
3 35 (12.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
5 26 (9.03%) Data Engineer
6 23 (7.99%) C# Developer
7 20 (6.94%) .NET Developer
8 17 (5.90%) Software Engineer
8 17 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (5.21%) Data Architect
9 15 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 14 (4.86%) Analyst
10 14 (4.86%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (3.82%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.82%) DBA
11 11 (3.82%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.82%) Test Engineer
12 8 (2.78%) Enterprise Architect
12 8 (2.78%) Platform Architect
12 8 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (22.22%) .NET
2 49 (17.01%) React
3 28 (9.72%) .NET Core
4 27 (9.38%) Node.js
5 20 (6.94%) AngularJS
6 18 (6.25%) GraphQL
6 18 (6.25%) HTML
7 17 (5.90%) ASP.NET
8 16 (5.56%) Django
9 15 (5.21%) CSS
10 14 (4.86%) .NET Framework
11 13 (4.51%) Express
11 13 (4.51%) REST
12 12 (4.17%) Spring
13 11 (3.82%) Web Services
14 10 (3.47%) Entity Framework
14 10 (3.47%) jQuery
14 10 (3.47%) Kafka
14 10 (3.47%) RESTful
14 10 (3.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.03%) Public Cloud
2 18 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 14 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (4.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (3.13%) Replication
6 8 (2.78%) Clustering
6 8 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.78%) iPad
7 7 (2.43%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.08%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.74%) Industry 4.0
9 5 (1.74%) Raspberry Pi
9 5 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.04%) NHS
12 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.97%) Linux
2 20 (6.94%) Windows
3 16 (5.56%) Unix
4 8 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.74%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.04%) Android
6 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.69%) CentOS
7 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.35%) Debian
8 1 (0.35%) SUSE
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (39.24%) DevOps
3 72 (25.00%) Microservices
4 58 (20.14%) Problem-Solving
5 54 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 53 (18.40%) Software Engineering
7 41 (14.24%) Full Stack Development
8 40 (13.89%) Scrum
9 36 (12.50%) TDD
10 35 (12.15%) Mentoring
11 34 (11.81%) Machine Learning
12 32 (11.11%) Analytics
12 32 (11.11%) Test Automation
13 29 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (9.03%) Continuous Deployment
15 23 (7.99%) Artificial Intelligence
15 23 (7.99%) Data Modelling
16 22 (7.64%) Coaching
17 20 (6.94%) Data Engineering
18 19 (6.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 92 (31.94%) Python
2 64 (22.22%) C#
2 64 (22.22%) SQL
3 62 (21.53%) Java
4 59 (20.49%) JavaScript
5 43 (14.93%) Go
6 34 (11.81%) PowerShell
7 25 (8.68%) TypeScript
8 22 (7.64%) Bash Shell
8 22 (7.64%) Ruby
9 14 (4.86%) PHP
10 13 (4.51%) C++
11 12 (4.17%) C
12 8 (2.78%) Kotlin
13 7 (2.43%) Perl
13 7 (2.43%) VB
13 7 (2.43%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.74%) ES6
14 5 (1.74%) R
14 5 (1.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (13.54%) SC Cleared
1 39 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.94%) Degree
3 13 (4.51%) AWS Certification
4 7 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.69%) CISSP
5 2 (0.69%) MCSA
5 2 (0.69%) MCSE
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.69%) RHCE
5 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.35%) CCNA
6 1 (0.35%) CEH
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CISM
6 1 (0.35%) GCIA
6 1 (0.35%) GIAC
6 1 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.94%) QA
2 19 (6.60%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.74%) Accessibility
3 5 (1.74%) GDPR
4 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.35%) NIST
6 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 92 (31.94%) Docker
2 7 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) NFS
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 104 (36.11%) Kubernetes
2 64 (22.22%) Terraform
3 23 (7.99%) Ansible
4 20 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (6.60%) Puppet
6 13 (4.51%) Prometheus
7 9 (3.13%) Istio
8 8 (2.78%) Grafana
8 8 (2.78%) SCCM
9 7 (2.43%) Data Guard
10 6 (2.08%) Salt
11 3 (1.04%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 3 (1.04%) Zipkin
12 1 (0.35%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.35%) Consul
12 1 (0.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 132 (45.83%) Google
2 29 (10.07%) Oracle
3 12 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.82%) VMware
5 8 (2.78%) IBM
6 7 (2.43%) Alibaba
7 6 (2.08%) Splunk
8 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.74%) SAP
9 4 (1.39%) Birst
9 4 (1.39%) IFS
9 4 (1.39%) Infor
9 4 (1.39%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.39%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.39%) Sun
10 3 (1.04%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.69%) Okta
11 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.35%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.35%) Refinitiv