GCP Jobs in the North West

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West

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 23 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 73 21 67
Rank change year-on-year -52 +46 +44
Permanent jobs citing GCP 237 956 423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.29% 11.50% 4.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.14% 25.30% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 153 261 237
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £44,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,595 £51,525
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £69,447 £61,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.92% -1.60% +8.70%
75th Percentile £77,715 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £88,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +14.29%

All Cloud Skills
North West

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,594 3,779 4,043
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 35.99% 45.44% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,126 2,186 2,838
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,091 £30,500
25th Percentile £39,219 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year -11.54% +5.69% +2.50%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for GCP in the North West

GCP
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in the North West over the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

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 23 February 2024. 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
Manchester -24 201 £67,500 +12.50% 45
Cheshire -35 10 £50,000 -45.95% 11
Cumbria +4 9 - -
Lancashire -42 9 £78,126 +42.05% 2
Merseyside -55 7 £55,000 -31.25% 6
GCP
England

GCP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (8.86%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.22%) Apache
3 8 (3.38%) Confluence
4 7 (2.95%) IIS
5 5 (2.11%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (1.69%) Captiva
6 4 (1.69%) FileNet
6 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Mendix
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Exchange
7 1 (0.42%) nginx
7 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Adobe XD
1 2 (0.84%) Sketch
2 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 160 (67.51%) Azure
2 142 (59.92%) AWS
3 37 (15.61%) GitHub
4 15 (6.33%) PaaS
5 14 (5.91%) Microsoft 365
5 14 (5.91%) Power Platform
6 13 (5.49%) SaaS
7 11 (4.64%) Google Kubernetes Engine
8 10 (4.22%) Azure DevOps
8 10 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (4.22%) GitHub Actions
9 6 (2.53%) Google Analytics
9 6 (2.53%) IaaS
9 6 (2.53%) OpenShift
10 5 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.11%) Collibra
10 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Purview
10 5 (2.11%) Serverless
10 5 (2.11%) Snowflake
11 4 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.24%) Firewall
2 18 (7.59%) WAN
3 12 (5.06%) SD-WAN
4 11 (4.64%) LAN
5 7 (2.95%) DHCP
5 7 (2.95%) DNS
5 7 (2.95%) iSCSI
5 7 (2.95%) SAN
6 6 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.53%) Wireless
7 5 (2.11%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.11%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (2.11%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (2.11%) NX-OS
7 5 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.27%) AMQP
9 2 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.72%) BigQuery
2 31 (13.08%) Looker
3 18 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.75%) Data Lake
6 14 (5.91%) MySQL
6 14 (5.91%) Power BI
7 12 (5.06%) Big Data
7 12 (5.06%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.38%) Tableau
9 7 (2.95%) Metadata
9 7 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.53%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.53%) DB2
11 5 (2.11%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.27%) Airbyte
12 3 (1.27%) Bigtable
12 3 (1.27%) Cloudera CDH
13 2 (0.84%) Data Hub
Development Applications
1 32 (13.50%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.33%) Spinnaker
3 12 (5.06%) JIRA
4 9 (3.80%) Git
5 5 (2.11%) GitLab
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.27%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 97 (40.93%) Finance
2 66 (27.85%) Social Skills
3 60 (25.32%) Banking
4 33 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (10.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 16 (6.75%) Retail
7 9 (3.80%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.95%) Legal
8 7 (2.95%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (1.69%) Billing
9 4 (1.69%) Marketing
10 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.84%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.84%) Law
11 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.42%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.42%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.42%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 55 (23.21%) Architect
2 42 (17.72%) Senior
3 40 (16.88%) Data Engineer
4 37 (15.61%) Software Engineer
5 33 (13.92%) Lead
6 31 (13.08%) Cloud Engineer
7 30 (12.66%) Developer
8 28 (11.81%) Principal Engineer
8 28 (11.81%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (9.70%) Platform Engineer
9 23 (9.70%) Principal Data Engineer
10 17 (7.17%) Senior Developer
11 16 (6.75%) GCP Engineer
12 14 (5.91%) Enterprise Architect
13 10 (4.22%) .NET Developer
13 10 (4.22%) Cloud Software Engineer
13 10 (4.22%) GCP Software Engineer
14 8 (3.38%) Data Architect
14 8 (3.38%) Lead Data Engineer
14 8 (3.38%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.61%) .NET
2 35 (14.77%) Node.js
3 24 (10.13%) Kafka
4 21 (8.86%) React
5 11 (4.64%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.80%) Web Services
7 8 (3.38%) REST
7 8 (3.38%) Spring
8 7 (2.95%) JSON
8 7 (2.95%) Spring Boot
9 6 (2.53%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.53%) Laravel
9 6 (2.53%) OpenID
9 6 (2.53%) RESTful
10 4 (1.69%) CSS
10 4 (1.69%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.69%) HTML
10 4 (1.69%) Spring MVC
11 3 (1.27%) gRPC
11 3 (1.27%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.83%) Self-Motivation
2 30 (12.66%) Public Cloud
3 27 (11.39%) Product Ownership
4 23 (9.70%) Cyberattack
4 23 (9.70%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (6.33%) Cloud Native
6 10 (4.22%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.22%) Legacy Applications
7 9 (3.80%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.95%) Onboarding
8 7 (2.95%) PMI
9 6 (2.53%) Blockchain
9 6 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.53%) PropTech
9 6 (2.53%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (1.69%) DataPower
10 4 (1.69%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.68%) Linux
2 18 (7.59%) Windows
3 13 (5.49%) Unix
4 6 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.69%) CentOS
6 3 (1.27%) Debian
6 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (68.35%) Agile
2 80 (33.76%) Mentoring
3 75 (31.65%) Software Engineering
4 63 (26.58%) DevOps
5 56 (23.63%) Data Engineering
6 49 (20.68%) Machine Learning
7 44 (18.57%) Microservices
8 43 (18.14%) Data Pipeline
9 42 (17.72%) Platform Engineering
10 39 (16.46%) CI/CD
10 39 (16.46%) Scrum
11 34 (14.35%) Data Science
12 33 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (13.08%) Infrastructure as Code
14 30 (12.66%) Artificial Intelligence
14 30 (12.66%) Software Delivery
15 28 (11.81%) Roadmaps
16 27 (11.39%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 25 (10.55%) Computer Science
17 25 (10.55%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 85 (35.86%) Python
2 69 (29.11%) Java
3 46 (19.41%) JavaScript
4 43 (18.14%) SQL
5 29 (12.24%) Go
6 23 (9.70%) Rust
7 20 (8.44%) C#
8 13 (5.49%) PowerShell
9 10 (4.22%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.38%) Bash
11 7 (2.95%) PHP
12 4 (1.69%) R
13 3 (1.27%) Groovy
13 3 (1.27%) Scala
13 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.84%) Julia
15 1 (0.42%) Kusto Query Language
15 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (16.88%) Security Cleared
2 38 (16.03%) AWS Certification
3 27 (11.39%) Degree
3 27 (11.39%) DV Cleared
4 25 (10.55%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
5 23 (9.70%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
5 23 (9.70%) AWS Certified Developer
6 16 (6.75%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (5.06%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.22%) OCP
8 10 (4.22%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (3.38%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (2.95%) Azure Certification
10 7 (2.95%) PMI Certification
11 6 (2.53%) CCNA
12 2 (0.84%) CEH
12 2 (0.84%) CISM
12 2 (0.84%) CISSP
12 2 (0.84%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.24%) GDPR
2 17 (7.17%) QA
3 14 (5.91%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.42%) NIST
System Software
1 23 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.91%) Docker
3 10 (4.22%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.95%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.11%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.42%) LXC
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 40 (16.88%) Kubernetes
1 40 (16.88%) Terraform
2 18 (7.59%) Ansible
3 8 (3.38%) Puppet
3 8 (3.38%) ZABBIX
4 7 (2.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 7 (2.95%) Opsgenie
4 7 (2.95%) VxRail
5 6 (2.53%) Progress Chef
6 5 (2.11%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.27%) Grafana
7 3 (1.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.42%) Cacti
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.42%) Nagios
8 1 (0.42%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.42%) SCCM
8 1 (0.42%) SysTrack
Vendors
1 77 (32.49%) Google
2 24 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.70%) VMware
4 14 (5.91%) IBM
5 12 (5.06%) Cisco
5 12 (5.06%) Fortinet
5 12 (5.06%) SolarWinds
6 11 (4.64%) Oracle
7 10 (4.22%) Confluent
8 7 (2.95%) Dell
8 7 (2.95%) NetApp
9 6 (2.53%) SAP
10 5 (2.11%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.11%) CA
10 5 (2.11%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.11%) Citrix
10 5 (2.11%) F5
11 4 (1.69%) Kofax
11 4 (1.69%) Pega
11 4 (1.69%) ServiceNow