Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 180 235
Rank change year-on-year +59 +55 +123
Permanent jobs citing GCP 247 180 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.58% 1.57% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.36% 6.57% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 180 143 114
North West median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -18.37% +8.89%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £37,150
90th Percentile £80,053 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14% +14.55%

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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,955 2,739 2,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.88% 23.85% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,420 2,271 2,116
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,117 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the North West

GCP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCP in the North West.

Salary trend for GCP in the North West

GCP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in the North West over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for GCP in the North West

GCP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the North West region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
Manchester +55 209 £60,000 +20.00% 56
Cheshire +34 16 £46,250 -19.57% 4
Merseyside +20 14 £60,000 +57.89% 3
Lancashire -6 6 £57,743 +53.98%
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for GCP.

1 229 (92.71%) AWS
2 205 (83.00%) Azure
3 95 (38.46%) Google
4 90 (36.44%) DevOps
5 88 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (29.96%) Python
7 69 (27.94%) Linux
8 66 (26.72%) Microservices
9 62 (25.10%) Kubernetes
10 55 (22.27%) Docker
11 53 (21.46%) Microsoft
12 52 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (20.65%) Java
13 51 (20.65%) Node.js
14 50 (20.24%) Terraform
15 47 (19.03%) SQL
16 46 (18.62%) JavaScript
16 46 (18.62%) Software Engineering
17 45 (18.22%) NoSQL
18 42 (17.00%) TDD
18 42 (17.00%) MySQL
19 41 (16.60%) HTML
20 38 (15.38%) BigQuery
20 38 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
20 38 (15.38%) Degree
21 37 (14.98%) CSS
21 37 (14.98%) Ansible
21 37 (14.98%) Puppet
22 36 (14.57%) Scrum
23 35 (14.17%) OO

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 20 (8.10%) Apache Spark
2 19 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (3.64%) CMS
3 9 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (3.24%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.02%) Apache
6 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.40%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 8 (3.24%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 229 (92.71%) AWS
2 205 (83.00%) Azure
3 35 (14.17%) Serverless
4 30 (12.15%) SaaS
5 25 (10.12%) GitHub
6 22 (8.91%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (7.29%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (4.86%) Office 365
10 8 (3.24%) IaaS
11 7 (2.83%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (2.02%) AWS CloudTrail
13 5 (2.02%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (1.62%) PaaS
15 3 (1.21%) Amazon ECS
15 3 (1.21%) Amazon S3
15 3 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.40%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.05%) WAN
2 7 (2.83%) DNS
2 7 (2.83%) VLAN
3 6 (2.43%) Firewall
3 6 (2.43%) Network Security
4 3 (1.21%) ATM
4 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.81%) LAN
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.40%) Intranet
6 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.40%) NX-OS
6 1 (0.40%) Skype
6 1 (0.40%) VoIP
6 1 (0.40%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.22%) NoSQL
2 42 (17.00%) MySQL
3 38 (15.38%) BigQuery
3 38 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (13.77%) Amazon Redshift
5 28 (11.34%) MongoDB
5 28 (11.34%) Relational Database
6 26 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (8.91%) Snowflake Schema
8 20 (8.10%) SQL Server
9 19 (7.69%) Neo4j
10 16 (6.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 16 (6.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 15 (6.07%) Big Data
11 15 (6.07%) Hadoop
12 12 (4.86%) Data Lake
13 8 (3.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (2.43%) Data Mining
15 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
16 4 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (13.36%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.93%) Jenkins
3 25 (10.12%) GitLab
4 18 (7.29%) CircleCI
5 16 (6.48%) Brakeman
5 16 (6.48%) minitest
5 16 (6.48%) RSpec
5 16 (6.48%) RuboCop
6 12 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (4.45%) Selenium
8 9 (3.64%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.24%) Appium
9 8 (3.24%) Calabash
10 5 (2.02%) Maven
10 5 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.02%) Travis CI
10 5 (2.02%) webpack
11 3 (1.21%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.21%) JIRA
11 3 (1.21%) PHPUnit
General
1 26 (10.53%) Finance
2 24 (9.72%) Retail
3 19 (7.69%) Marketing
4 7 (2.83%) Banking
5 5 (2.02%) Law
5 5 (2.02%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.62%) Automotive
7 3 (1.21%) Games
7 3 (1.21%) Local Government
7 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Military
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (17.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 41 (16.60%) Developer
3 40 (16.19%) Cloud Engineer
4 37 (14.98%) Architect
5 27 (10.93%) Software Engineer
6 26 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (10.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 19 (7.69%) Data Engineer
9 17 (6.88%) AWS Engineer
10 15 (6.07%) Cloud Architect
10 15 (6.07%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (6.07%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 13 (5.26%) Consultant
12 12 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (4.45%) Senior DevOps
13 11 (4.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 10 (4.05%) Senior Architect
15 9 (3.64%) Site Engineer
16 8 (3.24%) Senior Developer
16 8 (3.24%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.65%) Node.js
2 41 (16.60%) HTML
3 37 (14.98%) CSS
4 32 (12.96%) React
5 29 (11.74%) RESTful
6 24 (9.72%) .NET
6 24 (9.72%) HTML5
7 20 (8.10%) REST
8 19 (7.69%) React Native
9 17 (6.88%) Web Services
10 16 (6.48%) Ruby on Rails
10 16 (6.48%) Shoryuken
11 14 (5.67%) .NET Core
11 14 (5.67%) Vue.js
12 13 (5.26%) Kafka
13 10 (4.05%) AngularJS
13 10 (4.05%) ASP.NET
14 8 (3.24%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.24%) Entity Framework
14 8 (3.24%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.36%) Cloud Native
2 27 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.91%) Public Cloud
4 20 (8.10%) Mobile App
5 17 (6.88%) User Experience
6 8 (3.24%) BBC
6 8 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.43%) Blog
8 5 (2.02%) CESG
8 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.81%) Replication
11 2 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.94%) Linux
2 25 (10.12%) Windows
3 9 (3.64%) Ubuntu
4 8 (3.24%) CentOS
5 6 (2.43%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.02%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.02%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.62%) Unix
8 3 (1.21%) Android
8 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.81%) AIX
9 2 (0.81%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.44%) DevOps
2 88 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (26.72%) Microservices
4 52 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (18.62%) Software Engineering
6 42 (17.00%) TDD
7 36 (14.57%) Scrum
8 35 (14.17%) OO
9 34 (13.77%) Test Automation
10 31 (12.55%) Mentoring
11 30 (12.15%) Computer Science
12 28 (11.34%) Data Science
12 28 (11.34%) Machine Learning
12 28 (11.34%) OOP
13 27 (10.93%) Coaching
13 27 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (10.53%) ETL
14 26 (10.53%) SDLC
15 25 (10.12%) Analytics
15 25 (10.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.96%) Python
2 51 (20.65%) Java
3 47 (19.03%) SQL
4 46 (18.62%) JavaScript
5 35 (14.17%) Bash Shell
6 28 (11.34%) Ruby
7 18 (7.29%) C#
8 14 (5.67%) PowerShell
9 13 (5.26%) PHP
10 11 (4.45%) Scala
11 10 (4.05%) Go
12 7 (2.83%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.43%) C++
14 5 (2.02%) R
15 4 (1.62%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.81%) C
16 2 (0.81%) F#
16 2 (0.81%) Java 8
16 2 (0.81%) Perl
16 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (2.02%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (2.02%) CISSP
2 5 (2.02%) MCSA
2 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.02%) RHCA
3 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.81%) PhD
4 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CCNA
4 1 (0.40%) CCNP
4 1 (0.40%) SANS
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.43%) GDPR
2 5 (2.02%) ISO 31000
2 5 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.62%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (22.27%) Docker
2 17 (6.88%) Varnish
3 8 (3.24%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.02%) pfSense
4 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.81%) KVM
6 2 (0.81%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.40%) RACF
7 1 (0.40%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (25.10%) Kubernetes
2 50 (20.24%) Terraform
3 37 (14.98%) Ansible
3 37 (14.98%) Puppet
4 32 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.45%) Prometheus
6 9 (3.64%) Graphite
7 7 (2.83%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (2.02%) CASB
8 5 (2.02%) Consul
8 5 (2.02%) Grafana
8 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.62%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.21%) Nagios
10 3 (1.21%) Packer
11 1 (0.40%) Graylog
11 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.40%) logstash
11 1 (0.40%) Salt
11 1 (0.40%) StatsD
Vendors
1 95 (38.46%) Google
2 53 (21.46%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.50%) VMware
4 17 (6.88%) Teradata
5 16 (6.48%) Cisco
6 14 (5.67%) Meraki
7 9 (3.64%) Sitecore
8 7 (2.83%) Vertica
9 6 (2.43%) Rackspace
9 6 (2.43%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.02%) Aruba
10 5 (2.02%) CommVault
10 5 (2.02%) Dell
10 5 (2.02%) HP
10 5 (2.02%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.21%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.21%) Oracle
11 3 (1.21%) Tableau
12 2 (0.81%) Citrix
12 2 (0.81%) SAP