Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 89 64 81
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 +7
Permanent jobs citing GCP 23 20 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 1.72% 2.13% 1.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.49% 6.01% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 14
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £37,794
25th Percentile £42,500 £35,625 £39,298
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £52,500 £52,243
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +0.49% +4.49%
75th Percentile £82,500 £62,500 £60,186
90th Percentile - £68,750 £71,409
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 North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 512 333 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 38.29% 35.54% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 402 307 288
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £24,925
25th Percentile £34,000 £33,125 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £54,063
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the North East

GCP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for GCP in the North East

GCP
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in the North East over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for GCP in the North East

GCP
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the North East region over the 6 months to 25 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
Tyne and Wear -23 17 £70,000 +30.23% 7
Durham -8 5 £27,000 - 2
Northumberland - 1 £70,000 -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for GCP.

1 23 (100.00%) Azure
1 23 (100.00%) AWS
2 17 (73.91%) CI/CD
3 14 (60.87%) Python
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) DevOps
5 12 (52.17%) Kubernetes
5 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
6 11 (47.83%) C#
6 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
6 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
7 9 (39.13%) Puppet
7 9 (39.13%) Docker
8 8 (34.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (34.78%) Terraform
8 8 (34.78%) Ansible
8 8 (34.78%) Bash
8 8 (34.78%) Go
8 8 (34.78%) Java
9 7 (30.43%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
9 7 (30.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 5 (21.74%) Data Pipeline
10 5 (21.74%) DataOps
10 5 (21.74%) Data Lake
10 5 (21.74%) Databricks
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon Athena

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (100.00%) AWS
1 23 (100.00%) Azure
2 7 (30.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 5 (21.74%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (4.35%) PaaS
5 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (17.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon Athena
2 5 (21.74%) Data Lake
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
3 3 (13.04%) MSBuild
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (4.35%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Data Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Build and Release Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Release Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Azure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Kafka
1 5 (21.74%) YAML
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) CI/CD
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) DevOps
4 12 (52.17%) Configuration Management
5 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (34.78%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Data Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Data Management
6 5 (21.74%) Data Pipeline
6 5 (21.74%) DataOps
6 5 (21.74%) Dependency Management
6 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) ITSM
7 4 (17.39%) Service Management
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) C#
3 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
4 8 (34.78%) Bash
4 8 (34.78%) Go
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Docker
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Kubernetes
2 9 (39.13%) Puppet
3 8 (34.78%) Ansible
3 8 (34.78%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) Grafana
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Databricks
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
2 4 (17.39%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Mitel
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk