Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 295 366
Rank change year-on-year +70 +71 +18
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 135 91 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.13% 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.21% 3.56% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 100 72 72
Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% - -54.55%
10th Percentile £33,725 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,250 £77,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% +10.00%

Google Cloud Platform 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 2,592 2,556 1,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.63% 17.22% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,970 2,074 1,464
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.62% +6.91%
10th Percentile £26,225 £25,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in the Midlands

Google Cloud Platform
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Google Cloud Platform in the Midlands

Google Cloud Platform
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Google Cloud Platform in the Midlands

Google Cloud Platform
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 Google Cloud Platform within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
East Midlands +48 68 £75,000 +53.06% 7
West Midlands +51 67 £55,000 -4.35% 24
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 Google Cloud Platform.

1 120 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
3 105 (77.78%) Google
4 83 (61.48%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (41.48%) Java
6 46 (34.07%) Python
6 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
6 46 (34.07%) DevOps
7 45 (33.33%) Web Services
8 44 (32.59%) Linux
8 44 (32.59%) Software Engineering
8 44 (32.59%) Big Data
9 39 (28.89%) Degree
10 33 (24.44%) Microservices
11 32 (23.70%) Apache Spark
11 32 (23.70%) Hadoop
12 30 (22.22%) Windows
13 29 (21.48%) IaaS
13 29 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (20.00%) Public Cloud
14 27 (20.00%) Open Source
15 25 (18.52%) Finance
16 24 (17.78%) PaaS
16 24 (17.78%) Computer Science
16 24 (17.78%) Kubernetes
16 24 (17.78%) Analytics
16 24 (17.78%) Docker
17 22 (16.30%) .NET
17 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
18 21 (15.56%) Scrum

Google Cloud Platform
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 32 (23.70%) Apache Spark
2 18 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (9.63%) CMS
4 10 (7.41%) Drupal
5 8 (5.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (5.19%) SAS
7 6 (4.44%) Apache
8 5 (3.70%) eZ Publish
8 5 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (2.96%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.74%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) SPSS
2 2 (1.48%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 120 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (86.67%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (21.48%) IaaS
4 24 (17.78%) PaaS
5 9 (6.67%) GitHub
6 8 (5.93%) SaaS
7 7 (5.19%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (3.70%) Google App Engine
9 5 (3.70%) Serverless
10 3 (2.22%) Datadog
11 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.48%) Office 365
11 2 (1.48%) Route 53
12 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) Firewall
2 9 (6.67%) DNS
2 9 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.70%) HTTP
3 5 (3.70%) Network Security
3 5 (3.70%) SAN
4 4 (2.96%) IPv4
4 4 (2.96%) IPv6
5 3 (2.22%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.48%) NAS
7 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.74%) LAN
7 1 (0.74%) SMPP
7 1 (0.74%) SMTP
7 1 (0.74%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.59%) Big Data
2 32 (23.70%) Hadoop
3 22 (16.30%) SQL Server
4 15 (11.11%) BigQuery
4 15 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 14 (10.37%) Flink
6 13 (9.63%) HBase
7 10 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 7 (5.19%) DB2
8 7 (5.19%) MySQL
8 7 (5.19%) Star Schema
9 6 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.22%) Redis
12 2 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.67%) Selenium
3 9 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 9 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.19%) CircleCI
4 7 (5.19%) Codeship
5 6 (4.44%) JMeter
6 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.22%) Concordion
7 3 (2.22%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.22%) Travis CI
7 3 (2.22%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.48%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 13 (9.63%) Retail
3 6 (4.44%) Law
4 3 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (22.22%) Architect
2 25 (18.52%) Developer
3 24 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (12.59%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (10.37%) Software Developer
5 14 (10.37%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) AWS Architect
7 10 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Big Data Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 9 (6.67%) Java Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Consultant
9 8 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Lead Architect
10 7 (5.19%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (5.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.33%) Web Services
2 22 (16.30%) .NET
3 20 (14.81%) REST
4 14 (10.37%) RESTful
4 14 (10.37%) SOAP
5 12 (8.89%) JSON
6 11 (8.15%) XML
7 10 (7.41%) React
8 9 (6.67%) Node.js
9 8 (5.93%) Middleware
10 6 (4.44%) Kafka
11 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.70%) HTML
11 5 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.96%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (2.96%) HTML5
12 4 (2.96%) LDAP
12 4 (2.96%) Protocol Buffers
13 3 (2.22%) SAML
14 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.93%) Cloud Native
2 8 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.93%) Taxonomies
3 5 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 5 (3.70%) Replication
4 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.22%) Smart City
5 3 (2.22%) User Experience
6 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.48%) Fintech
6 2 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.48%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 44 (32.59%) Linux
2 30 (22.22%) Windows
3 16 (11.85%) Unix
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.22%) Android
6 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.22%) CentOS
6 3 (2.22%) DC/OS
6 3 (2.22%) HPUX
6 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (61.48%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (34.07%) DevOps
3 44 (32.59%) Software Engineering
4 33 (24.44%) Microservices
5 29 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (20.00%) Open Source
7 24 (17.78%) Analytics
7 24 (17.78%) Computer Science
8 21 (15.56%) Scrum
9 17 (12.59%) Configuration Management
9 17 (12.59%) SOA
9 17 (12.59%) Test Automation
10 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (11.11%) SDLC
12 13 (9.63%) OO
12 13 (9.63%) Translating Business Requirements
13 12 (8.89%) API Design
13 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
14 11 (8.15%) Coaching
14 11 (8.15%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.48%) Java
2 46 (34.07%) Python
3 20 (14.81%) C#
4 17 (12.59%) SQL
5 15 (11.11%) Ruby
6 13 (9.63%) C++
6 13 (9.63%) Perl
7 11 (8.15%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.41%) Go
9 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.19%) PHP
11 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.70%) Scala
12 5 (3.70%) TypeScript
13 4 (2.96%) VBScript
14 3 (2.22%) C
14 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.48%) R
16 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.74%) Rust
Qualifications
1 39 (28.89%) Degree
2 13 (9.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.96%) CISM
3 4 (2.96%) CISSP
3 4 (2.96%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (2.96%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.48%) MCT
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) QA
System Software
1 24 (17.78%) Docker
2 8 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.19%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.70%) Firmware
4 5 (3.70%) vSphere
5 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.22%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (17.78%) Kubernetes
2 19 (14.07%) Ansible
2 19 (14.07%) Puppet
3 15 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (7.41%) Terraform
5 7 (5.19%) CFEngine
6 5 (3.70%) vMotion
7 4 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.96%) Packer
8 3 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.74%) Grafana
9 1 (0.74%) Nagios
9 1 (0.74%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 105 (77.78%) Google
2 46 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.15%) VMware
4 7 (5.19%) Cloudera
4 7 (5.19%) MapR
4 7 (5.19%) Oracle
4 7 (5.19%) Tableau
4 7 (5.19%) Talend
5 6 (4.44%) Infor
5 6 (4.44%) Splunk
6 5 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 5 (3.70%) Cisco
6 5 (3.70%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.96%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.96%) F5
7 4 (2.96%) IBM
7 4 (2.96%) McAfee
7 4 (2.96%) Reuters
7 4 (2.96%) Symantec
8 3 (2.22%) CA