Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 133 202
Rank change year-on-year +38 +69 +108
Permanent jobs citing GCP 300 378 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.14% 2.34% 1.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.16% 7.42% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 313 344 272
Median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% +6.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £40,500 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £74,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.04% +6.43% +12.00%

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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,676 5,094 4,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.44% 31.58% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,255 4,187 3,982
Median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +3.26% +8.24%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the North of England

GCP
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for GCP in the North of England

GCP
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in the North of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for GCP in the North of England

GCP
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the North of England region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
North West +25 142 £57,500 -4.17% 73
Yorkshire +42 137 £55,000 - 30
North East +14 21 £52,500 +0.49% 11
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 North of England region with a requirement for GCP.

1 235 (78.33%) AWS
2 222 (74.00%) Azure
3 133 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (42.67%) Python
5 123 (41.00%) DevOps
6 116 (38.67%) Software Engineering
7 114 (38.00%) Kubernetes
8 108 (36.00%) Terraform
9 107 (35.67%) Docker
10 98 (32.67%) JavaScript
11 92 (30.67%) Java
12 91 (30.33%) C#
13 75 (25.00%) Google
14 64 (21.33%) Go
15 60 (20.00%) SQL
16 58 (19.33%) AngularJS
17 51 (17.00%) Unit Testing
17 51 (17.00%) AWS CloudFormation
18 49 (16.33%) Scala
18 49 (16.33%) .NET
19 47 (15.67%) TDD
20 46 (15.33%) Linux
20 46 (15.33%) OOP
20 46 (15.33%) Vue.js
21 45 (15.00%) Ruby
22 42 (14.00%) Kotlin
23 41 (13.67%) SOLID
24 40 (13.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
24 40 (13.33%) C++
25 39 (13.00%) Infrastructure as Code

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 21 (7.00%) Apache Spark
2 14 (4.67%) Apache
3 8 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.00%) CMS
4 6 (2.00%) Headless CMS
4 6 (2.00%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.33%) nginx
6 3 (1.00%) IIS
6 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.33%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.33%) Mendix
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) BambooHR
1 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 235 (78.33%) AWS
2 222 (74.00%) Azure
3 51 (17.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (5.67%) Serverless
5 9 (3.00%) SaaS
6 8 (2.67%) DigitalOcean
7 5 (1.67%) GitHub
7 5 (1.67%) Office 365
7 5 (1.67%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.33%) IaaS
9 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.00%) npm
10 2 (0.67%) Boomi
10 2 (0.67%) PaaS
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.33%) Datadog
11 1 (0.33%) Pulumi
11 1 (0.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.33%) Firewall
2 7 (2.33%) HTTP
3 5 (1.67%) DHCP
3 5 (1.67%) DNS
3 5 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.67%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.33%) FTP
4 4 (1.33%) IPsec
5 1 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.33%) SAN
5 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.33%) NoSQL
2 27 (9.00%) BigQuery
3 24 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.67%) Big Data
5 14 (4.67%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.33%) MySQL
7 11 (3.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 11 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.33%) CloverETL
8 10 (3.33%) Data Lake
8 10 (3.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.33%) Snowflake Schema
10 6 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (2.00%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.67%) Power BI
11 5 (1.67%) Redis
12 3 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.00%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.67%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 28 (9.33%) Jenkins
2 18 (6.00%) GitLab
3 16 (5.33%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.33%) webpack
5 12 (4.00%) Babel
5 12 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.67%) Bitbucket
7 8 (2.67%) JUnit
8 5 (1.67%) JIRA
8 5 (1.67%) Maven
9 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.33%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.67%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.67%) Spinnaker
10 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.33%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.33%) Gradle
11 1 (0.33%) Grunt
11 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 27 (9.00%) Finance
2 17 (5.67%) Retail
3 10 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.67%) Law
4 8 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.33%) Banking
5 7 (2.33%) Electronics
5 7 (2.33%) Marketing
5 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.67%) Games
7 4 (1.33%) Advertising
8 2 (0.67%) Automotive
8 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (28.67%) Software Engineer
2 52 (17.33%) Developer
3 49 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (11.67%) Data Engineer
5 23 (7.67%) Senior Developer
6 19 (6.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 15 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 13 (4.33%) AWS Engineer
8 13 (4.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (3.33%) Platform Engineer
10 9 (3.00%) React Developer
10 9 (3.00%) Software Developer
11 8 (2.67%) .NET Developer
11 8 (2.67%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (19.33%) AngularJS
2 49 (16.33%) .NET
3 46 (15.33%) Vue.js
4 33 (11.00%) Node.js
5 29 (9.67%) React
6 16 (5.33%) Kafka
7 15 (5.00%) .NET Core
8 13 (4.33%) HTML
8 13 (4.33%) Spring
8 13 (4.33%) Web Services
9 11 (3.67%) CSS
9 11 (3.67%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.33%) React Native
11 9 (3.00%) Spring Boot
12 8 (2.67%) Express
13 6 (2.00%) .NET Framework
13 6 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (2.00%) Flutter
13 6 (2.00%) GraphQL
13 6 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.00%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.00%) Blog
6 8 (2.67%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.33%) User Experience
8 6 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.67%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 5 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.33%) NHS
11 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.33%) Linux
2 27 (9.00%) Windows
3 11 (3.67%) Android
3 11 (3.67%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.00%) Unix
5 1 (0.33%) CentOS
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (41.00%) DevOps
3 116 (38.67%) Software Engineering
4 51 (17.00%) Unit Testing
5 47 (15.67%) TDD
6 46 (15.33%) OOP
7 41 (13.67%) SOLID
8 40 (13.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 39 (13.00%) Infrastructure as Code
10 38 (12.67%) Microservices
11 27 (9.00%) Facial Recognition
11 27 (9.00%) Portfolio Management
11 27 (9.00%) Scrum
12 23 (7.67%) Mentoring
13 21 (7.00%) Analytics
13 21 (7.00%) ETL
14 20 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (6.33%) Front End Development
16 18 (6.00%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 128 (42.67%) Python
2 98 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 92 (30.67%) Java
4 91 (30.33%) C#
5 64 (21.33%) Go
6 60 (20.00%) SQL
7 49 (16.33%) Scala
8 45 (15.00%) Ruby
9 42 (14.00%) Kotlin
10 40 (13.33%) C++
11 34 (11.33%) Bash Shell
12 21 (7.00%) PowerShell
13 20 (6.67%) R
14 11 (3.67%) PHP
15 6 (2.00%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.67%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.67%) Julia
17 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.33%) ES6
17 1 (0.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (5.33%) Degree
2 7 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.67%) CISSP
3 5 (1.67%) CREST Certified
3 5 (1.67%) MCSA
3 5 (1.67%) MCSE
3 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.67%) RHCE
3 5 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) QA
2 6 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 107 (35.67%) Docker
2 13 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.33%) Microcode
6 3 (1.00%) Xen
6 3 (1.00%) zsh
7 2 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 114 (38.00%) Kubernetes
2 108 (36.00%) Terraform
3 28 (9.33%) Ansible
4 17 (5.67%) Puppet
5 12 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.33%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.00%) Grafana
8 5 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.67%) Graylog
9 2 (0.67%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 75 (25.00%) Google
2 22 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.00%) VMware
4 9 (3.00%) SAP
5 8 (2.67%) Databricks
5 8 (2.67%) Oracle
6 7 (2.33%) New Relic
6 7 (2.33%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.00%) Splunk
10 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.67%) Cisco
10 2 (0.67%) Confluent
10 2 (0.67%) Dell
10 2 (0.67%) Informatica
11 1 (0.33%) AlienVault
11 1 (0.33%) ATG
11 1 (0.33%) IBM
11 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft