Period
to

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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 58 70 106
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 +82
Permanent jobs citing GCP 866 578 244
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 4.71% 3.95% 2.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.13% 9.14% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 447 515 200
10th Percentile £37,885 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 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 7,779 6,325 3,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 42.34% 43.19% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,156 5,188 2,579
10th Percentile £28,189 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,124 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 14 August 2022.

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 14 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
North West +10 509 £60,000 -4.00% 59
Yorkshire +9 332 £62,500 +8.70% 27
North East -14 25 £70,000 +56.42% 11
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 North of England region with a requirement for GCP.

1 705 (81.41%) Azure
2 675 (77.94%) AWS
3 607 (70.09%) Agile
4 502 (57.97%) DevOps
5 452 (52.19%) Python
6 366 (42.26%) Java
7 274 (31.64%) Analytics
8 271 (31.29%) Kubernetes
9 256 (29.56%) Software Engineering
10 247 (28.52%) CI/CD
11 241 (27.83%) Google
12 240 (27.71%) Mentoring
13 223 (25.75%) Docker
14 222 (25.64%) JavaScript
15 218 (25.17%) Games
16 216 (24.94%) Terraform
17 210 (24.25%) Information Security
18 204 (23.56%) Microsoft
19 203 (23.44%) Security Management
20 202 (23.33%) Spring
20 202 (23.33%) Machine Learning
21 195 (22.52%) Cybersecurity
22 186 (21.48%) Data Analytics
22 186 (21.48%) Data Science
23 185 (21.36%) Data Engineering
24 178 (20.55%) Big Data
24 178 (20.55%) Data Architecture
25 170 (19.63%) Algorithms
26 165 (19.05%) QA
27 155 (17.90%) Microservices

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 23 (2.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (2.31%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.50%) Apache
3 13 (1.50%) OpenEdge
4 10 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.04%) Confluence
6 4 (0.46%) nginx
7 3 (0.35%) IIS
7 3 (0.35%) JBoss
7 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.12%) Mule
9 1 (0.12%) OpenZeppelin
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 705 (81.41%) Azure
2 675 (77.94%) AWS
3 115 (13.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 63 (7.27%) Serverless
5 62 (7.16%) GitHub
6 52 (6.00%) Azure DevOps
7 50 (5.77%) Power Platform
8 39 (4.50%) SaaS
9 32 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
10 26 (3.00%) Snowflake
11 25 (2.89%) Datadog
12 24 (2.77%) OpenShift
13 23 (2.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 23 (2.66%) Amazon S3
13 23 (2.66%) npm
14 22 (2.54%) Amazon ECS
14 22 (2.54%) Amazon EKS
15 21 (2.42%) GitHub Actions
15 21 (2.42%) Heroku
16 20 (2.31%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.16%) Broadband
2 35 (4.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (2.19%) Firewall
4 9 (1.04%) 5G
5 8 (0.92%) Unified Communications
6 7 (0.81%) WAN
7 6 (0.69%) LAN
7 6 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.58%) HTTP
9 4 (0.46%) DNS
10 3 (0.35%) Internet
10 3 (0.35%) VPN
11 2 (0.23%) DVB
11 2 (0.23%) Network Security
11 2 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.23%) Skype
11 2 (0.23%) SNMP
11 2 (0.23%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco Firepower
12 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (20.55%) Big Data
2 69 (7.97%) MySQL
3 55 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 52 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 47 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (4.85%) Data Lake
6 42 (4.85%) Tableau
7 38 (4.39%) MongoDB
8 37 (4.27%) Power BI
9 26 (3.00%) Hadoop
10 23 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (2.31%) DynamoDB
12 19 (2.19%) DataStage
12 19 (2.19%) IBM InfoSphere
13 18 (2.08%) Amazon Athena
14 15 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.73%) BigQuery
14 15 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (1.39%) SQL Server
16 11 (1.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 118 (13.63%) Jenkins
2 85 (9.82%) Git (software)
3 55 (6.35%) GitLab
4 48 (5.54%) Travis CI
5 47 (5.43%) TeamCity
6 34 (3.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (3.12%) IBM UrbanCode
7 27 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (3.00%) JIRA
9 20 (2.31%) CircleCI
9 20 (2.31%) Maven
10 16 (1.85%) Spinnaker
11 14 (1.62%) Selenium
12 13 (1.50%) Postman
13 11 (1.27%) Cypress.io
13 11 (1.27%) Robot Framework
13 11 (1.27%) SonarQube
14 8 (0.92%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.69%) ESLint
15 6 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 218 (25.17%) Games
2 131 (15.13%) Finance
3 85 (9.82%) Banking
4 77 (8.89%) Social Skills
5 70 (8.08%) Automotive
6 69 (7.97%) Retail
7 49 (5.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 35 (4.04%) Marketing
9 33 (3.81%) Public Sector
10 24 (2.77%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.62%) Influencing Skills
12 10 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.69%) Law
14 6 (0.69%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.46%) Legal
16 3 (0.35%) Billing
16 3 (0.35%) Organisational Skills
17 2 (0.23%) Tech for Good
18 1 (0.12%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 151 (17.44%) Trainee
2 124 (14.32%) Developer
3 100 (11.55%) Software Engineer
4 70 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 62 (7.16%) Technical Leader
6 58 (6.70%) Architect
7 51 (5.89%) Senior Developer
8 41 (4.73%) Data Engineer
9 40 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
10 28 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
11 26 (3.00%) Java Developer
12 25 (2.89%) Platform Engineer
13 22 (2.54%) Consultant
14 20 (2.31%) Senior DevOps
14 20 (2.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 19 (2.19%) Product Owner
16 18 (2.08%) Information Manager
16 18 (2.08%) Information Security Manager
16 18 (2.08%) Security Architect
16 18 (2.08%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (23.33%) Spring
2 153 (17.67%) React
3 89 (10.28%) Node.js
4 82 (9.47%) RESTful
5 80 (9.24%) AngularJS
6 77 (8.89%) .NET
7 52 (6.00%) Vue.js
8 46 (5.31%) Spring Boot
9 40 (4.62%) .NET Core
9 40 (4.62%) HTML
10 39 (4.50%) REST
11 38 (4.39%) CSS
12 33 (3.81%) Kafka
12 33 (3.81%) Web Services
13 31 (3.58%) Elastic Stack
13 31 (3.58%) GraphQL
14 23 (2.66%) Material-UI
14 23 (2.66%) YAML
15 21 (2.42%) HTML5
16 19 (2.19%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 170 (19.63%) Algorithms
2 82 (9.47%) Cloud Native
3 46 (5.31%) Public Cloud
4 42 (4.85%) Virtual Team
5 39 (4.50%) Management Information System
6 35 (4.04%) Social Media
7 32 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
8 27 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (3.00%) User Experience
10 21 (2.42%) Life Science
10 21 (2.42%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.15%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.15%) PlayStation
12 9 (1.04%) Legacy Systems
12 9 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
14 6 (0.69%) Legacy Applications
14 6 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 107 (12.36%) Linux
2 57 (6.58%) Windows
3 27 (3.12%) Mesosphere
4 24 (2.77%) Android
5 23 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.39%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.27%) Unix
8 8 (0.92%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.46%) CentOS
10 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.12%) HPUX
11 1 (0.12%) MVS
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (70.09%) Agile
2 502 (57.97%) DevOps
3 274 (31.64%) Analytics
4 256 (29.56%) Software Engineering
5 247 (28.52%) CI/CD
6 240 (27.71%) Mentoring
7 210 (24.25%) Information Security
8 203 (23.44%) Security Management
9 202 (23.33%) Machine Learning
10 195 (22.52%) Cybersecurity
11 186 (21.48%) Data Analytics
11 186 (21.48%) Data Science
12 185 (21.36%) Data Engineering
13 178 (20.55%) Data Architecture
14 155 (17.90%) Microservices
15 150 (17.32%) SFIA
15 150 (17.32%) Threat Analysis
16 122 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
17 117 (13.51%) Infrastructure as Code
18 111 (12.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 452 (52.19%) Python
2 366 (42.26%) Java
3 222 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 129 (14.90%) Go
5 122 (14.09%) SQL
6 113 (13.05%) C#
7 67 (7.74%) C++
8 64 (7.39%) Bash
9 62 (7.16%) PowerShell
10 52 (6.00%) Scala
11 49 (5.66%) Kotlin
12 47 (5.43%) Ruby
13 41 (4.73%) TypeScript
14 34 (3.93%) PHP
15 30 (3.46%) R
16 11 (1.27%) C
16 11 (1.27%) ES6
16 11 (1.27%) ES7
16 11 (1.27%) ES8
17 9 (1.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 24 (2.77%) CISSP
2 22 (2.54%) Degree
3 17 (1.96%) CSSLP
4 13 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.81%) CISM
7 5 (0.58%) CISA
7 5 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.35%) PMP
9 3 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.23%) VCAP
10 2 (0.23%) VCDX
11 1 (0.12%) CCNP
11 1 (0.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (19.05%) QA
2 37 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (4.04%) PCI DSS
4 34 (3.93%) GRC
5 12 (1.39%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.46%) ITGC
7 3 (0.35%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.35%) NIST
7 3 (0.35%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 223 (25.75%) Docker
2 19 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.23%) Ceph
5 2 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.23%) Lustre
5 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.23%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.12%) Squid
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 271 (31.29%) Kubernetes
2 216 (24.94%) Terraform
3 100 (11.55%) Ansible
4 57 (6.58%) Puppet
5 55 (6.35%) Prometheus
6 45 (5.20%) Consul
7 38 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (3.81%) Grafana
8 33 (3.81%) Istio
9 27 (3.12%) Automic
10 24 (2.77%) Nagios
11 16 (1.85%) Sysdig
12 14 (1.62%) Kibana
13 13 (1.50%) logstash
14 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.69%) Rancher
15 5 (0.58%) AirWatch
15 5 (0.58%) Jamf Pro
16 3 (0.35%) Argo
17 2 (0.23%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 241 (27.83%) Google
2 204 (23.56%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.20%) Splunk
4 38 (4.39%) Oracle
5 37 (4.27%) Hitachi
6 29 (3.35%) IBM
7 25 (2.89%) Databricks
8 19 (2.19%) VMware
9 17 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.50%) Progress
11 11 (1.27%) Dynatrace
12 10 (1.15%) Cloudera
12 10 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.15%) Sony
13 9 (1.04%) PagerDuty
14 8 (0.92%) Citrix
15 7 (0.81%) ServiceNow
16 6 (0.69%) Dell
16 6 (0.69%) Xamarin
17 5 (0.58%) Sage