Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 166 246
Rank change year-on-year +54 +80 +73
Permanent jobs citing GCP 216 195 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.55% 1.90% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.40% 7.48% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 163 137 108
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -13.46%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,106 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% +9.09%

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 2,919 2,607 2,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.48% 25.45% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,388 2,145 2,222
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% +3.61%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £68,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +39 171 £60,000 - 52
Cheshire +28 20 £50,000 -24.53% 7
Merseyside +20 14 £60,000 +57.89% 5
Lancashire -4 9 £54,486 -9.19% 5
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 190 (87.96%) AWS
2 168 (77.78%) Azure
3 99 (45.83%) Google
4 89 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (38.89%) DevOps
6 71 (32.87%) Python
7 69 (31.94%) Linux
8 60 (27.78%) Kubernetes
9 59 (27.31%) Java
10 56 (25.93%) Docker
11 48 (22.22%) Terraform
12 47 (21.76%) JavaScript
12 47 (21.76%) Microsoft
13 44 (20.37%) Microservices
14 42 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (18.06%) NoSQL
16 36 (16.67%) SQL
17 35 (16.20%) Software Engineering
18 34 (15.74%) Ansible
19 32 (14.81%) Node.js
19 32 (14.81%) Degree
20 31 (14.35%) MySQL
20 31 (14.35%) Scrum
21 30 (13.89%) Open Source
21 30 (13.89%) Infrastructure as Code
22 29 (13.43%) SDLC
22 29 (13.43%) HTML
22 29 (13.43%) Git (software)
23 28 (12.96%) TDD
23 28 (12.96%) CSS

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 25 (11.57%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (4.17%) Apache
4 7 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.31%) CMS
5 5 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.85%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.46%) Luigi
9 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 190 (87.96%) AWS
2 168 (77.78%) Azure
3 26 (12.04%) Serverless
4 18 (8.33%) SaaS
5 17 (7.87%) GitHub
6 11 (5.09%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (3.70%) Office 365
9 7 (3.24%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (3.24%) IaaS
10 6 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (2.31%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 5 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (2.31%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (1.85%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (1.85%) G Suite
12 4 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (1.85%) PaaS
13 2 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.78%) Network Security
2 5 (2.31%) WAN
3 4 (1.85%) DHCP
3 4 (1.85%) DNS
4 3 (1.39%) ATM
4 3 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.46%) Intranet
5 1 (0.46%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.46%) LAN
5 1 (0.46%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.46%) Skype
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.06%) NoSQL
2 31 (14.35%) MySQL
3 26 (12.04%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 24 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 20 (9.26%) BigQuery
5 20 (9.26%) MongoDB
6 16 (7.41%) SQL Server
7 15 (6.94%) Big Data
7 15 (6.94%) Neo4j
7 15 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (6.48%) Hadoop
9 12 (5.56%) Snowflake Schema
10 10 (4.63%) Data Lake
11 6 (2.78%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (1.85%) Pentaho
14 3 (1.39%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 29 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.65%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.33%) GitLab
4 9 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.70%) JIRA
5 8 (3.70%) Maven
6 7 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (3.24%) Selenium
7 6 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.78%) Brakeman
7 6 (2.78%) CircleCI
7 6 (2.78%) minitest
7 6 (2.78%) RSpec
7 6 (2.78%) RuboCop
7 6 (2.78%) Vagrant
8 5 (2.31%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.85%) Appium
9 4 (1.85%) Calabash
10 3 (1.39%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.93%) git-flow
General
1 27 (12.50%) Finance
2 22 (10.19%) Retail
3 8 (3.70%) Marketing
4 7 (3.24%) Banking
4 7 (3.24%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.31%) Games
5 5 (2.31%) Law
5 5 (2.31%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.31%) Publishing
6 4 (1.85%) Automotive
6 4 (1.85%) Electronics
7 3 (1.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Military
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (20.37%) Developer
2 36 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (15.28%) Cloud Engineer
4 31 (14.35%) Architect
5 20 (9.26%) Software Engineer
6 18 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (7.41%) Data Engineer
8 14 (6.48%) Cloud Architect
8 14 (6.48%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 12 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
10 10 (4.63%) Consultant
10 10 (4.63%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.63%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Senior Architect
11 9 (4.17%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.81%) Node.js
2 29 (13.43%) HTML
3 28 (12.96%) CSS
4 24 (11.11%) .NET
5 22 (10.19%) Web Services
6 20 (9.26%) RESTful
7 17 (7.87%) React
8 16 (7.41%) .NET Core
8 16 (7.41%) HTML5
9 12 (5.56%) Kafka
9 12 (5.56%) React Native
9 12 (5.56%) REST
10 9 (4.17%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (2.78%) Shoryuken
11 6 (2.78%) Vue.js
12 5 (2.31%) Apache NiFi
12 5 (2.31%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.26%) User Experience
2 19 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.80%) Cloud Native
3 17 (7.87%) Blog
4 16 (7.41%) Public Cloud
5 12 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.70%) BBC
7 7 (3.24%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.31%) CESG
10 4 (1.85%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.39%) Acoustics
11 3 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.39%) Social Media
12 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 69 (31.94%) Linux
2 15 (6.94%) Windows
3 5 (2.31%) Unix
4 4 (1.85%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.39%) Debian
5 3 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.93%) AIX
6 2 (0.93%) Android
6 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.93%) CentOS
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (38.89%) DevOps
3 44 (20.37%) Microservices
4 42 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (16.20%) Software Engineering
6 31 (14.35%) Scrum
7 30 (13.89%) Infrastructure as Code
7 30 (13.89%) Open Source
8 29 (13.43%) SDLC
9 28 (12.96%) Data Science
9 28 (12.96%) Mentoring
9 28 (12.96%) OO
9 28 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (12.96%) TDD
10 25 (11.57%) Coaching
11 23 (10.65%) Machine Learning
12 22 (10.19%) Analytics
12 22 (10.19%) Configuration Management
12 22 (10.19%) Kanban
12 22 (10.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (32.87%) Python
2 59 (27.31%) Java
3 47 (21.76%) JavaScript
4 36 (16.67%) SQL
5 24 (11.11%) C#
6 23 (10.65%) Go
7 20 (9.26%) Bash Shell
8 17 (7.87%) Scala
9 14 (6.48%) PowerShell
10 12 (5.56%) PHP
11 9 (4.17%) C++
11 9 (4.17%) R
11 9 (4.17%) Ruby
12 6 (2.78%) C
12 6 (2.78%) Perl
12 6 (2.78%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.85%) Google Apps Script
13 4 (1.85%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.93%) ES6
14 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (14.81%) Degree
2 5 (2.31%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (2.31%) CISSP
3 3 (1.39%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) CCNA
4 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.93%) MCSA
4 2 (0.93%) MCSE
4 2 (0.93%) MCTS
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.93%) PhD
5 1 (0.46%) CCNP
5 1 (0.46%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.17%) GDPR
1 9 (4.17%) QA
2 5 (2.31%) ISO 31000
2 5 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (25.93%) Docker
2 7 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.78%) Varnish
4 5 (2.31%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.93%) KVM
7 1 (0.46%) RACF
7 1 (0.46%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 60 (27.78%) Kubernetes
2 48 (22.22%) Terraform
3 34 (15.74%) Ansible
4 16 (7.41%) Puppet
5 12 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (2.78%) Grafana
7 5 (2.31%) CASB
7 5 (2.31%) Packer
8 4 (1.85%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.39%) Consul
9 3 (1.39%) Nagios
9 3 (1.39%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.93%) Graphite
10 2 (0.93%) Kibana
11 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.46%) StatsD
Vendors
1 99 (45.83%) Google
2 47 (21.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.56%) VMware
4 6 (2.78%) Rackspace
4 6 (2.78%) Tableau
5 5 (2.31%) Cisco
5 5 (2.31%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.31%) Teradata
6 4 (1.85%) Meraki
6 4 (1.85%) Oracle
6 4 (1.85%) Talend
7 3 (1.39%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.39%) Hortonworks
7 3 (1.39%) IBM
7 3 (1.39%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.39%) Vertica
8 2 (0.93%) Citrix
8 2 (0.93%) Informatica
8 2 (0.93%) SAP
8 2 (0.93%) Zend