Period
to

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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 58 68 92
Rank change year-on-year +10 +24 +48
Permanent jobs citing GCP 509 305 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 5.32% 4.15% 2.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.15% 9.60% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 262 281 104
10th Percentile £39,905 £42,500 £34,325
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £53,750
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +16.28% -10.42%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,185 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,189 3,176 1,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.75% 43.21% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,703 2,582 1,311
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £32,154
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,134 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,750 £71,250
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 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 14 August 2022.

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 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
Manchester +4 400 £59,526 -8.42% 54
Merseyside +23 72 £80,000 - 1
Lancashire -10 20 £30,000 -42.86% 3
Cheshire -39 17 £68,750 +61.76%
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 West region with a requirement for GCP.

1 417 (81.93%) Azure
2 391 (76.82%) AWS
3 356 (69.94%) Agile
4 328 (64.44%) DevOps
5 253 (49.71%) Python
6 203 (39.88%) Java
7 183 (35.95%) Kubernetes
8 165 (32.42%) Analytics
9 155 (30.45%) Software Engineering
10 154 (30.26%) Google
11 148 (29.08%) CI/CD
12 142 (27.90%) Mentoring
13 140 (27.50%) Terraform
14 133 (26.13%) Docker
15 131 (25.74%) Information Security
16 129 (25.34%) Security Management
17 123 (24.17%) Microservices
18 121 (23.77%) Cybersecurity
19 116 (22.79%) React
19 116 (22.79%) JavaScript
20 111 (21.81%) Machine Learning
21 109 (21.41%) Spring
22 103 (20.24%) Microsoft
23 99 (19.45%) Data Architecture
24 97 (19.06%) Data Analytics
25 94 (18.47%) Algorithms
26 93 (18.27%) Games
27 91 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
27 91 (17.88%) Data Engineering
28 90 (17.68%) Data Science

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 17 (3.34%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (1.38%) Apache
4 3 (0.59%) IIS
4 3 (0.59%) JBoss
4 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.39%) nginx
5 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 417 (81.93%) Azure
2 391 (76.82%) AWS
3 83 (16.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 43 (8.45%) GitHub
5 34 (6.68%) Serverless
6 23 (4.52%) AWS Lambda
6 23 (4.52%) npm
6 23 (4.52%) SaaS
7 19 (3.73%) OpenShift
8 18 (3.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (3.34%) Amazon S3
9 17 (3.34%) Power Platform
10 16 (3.14%) Akamai
10 16 (3.14%) CloudFront
10 16 (3.14%) Datadog
11 14 (2.75%) Amazon Kinesis
11 14 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (2.55%) Google Data Studio
13 12 (2.36%) Azure DevOps
14 11 (2.16%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (1.96%) Firewall
3 3 (0.59%) DNS
3 3 (0.59%) Internet
4 2 (0.39%) HTTP
4 2 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (17.49%) Big Data
2 52 (10.22%) MySQL
2 52 (10.22%) NoSQL
3 50 (9.82%) Relational Database
4 35 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 34 (6.68%) Data Lake
6 23 (4.52%) Hadoop
7 21 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (3.73%) DataStage
8 19 (3.73%) IBM InfoSphere
8 19 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (3.73%) Tableau
9 18 (3.54%) DynamoDB
10 17 (3.34%) Power BI
11 14 (2.75%) Amazon Athena
12 13 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (2.16%) Neo4j
13 11 (2.16%) SQL Server
14 10 (1.96%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.57%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 81 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 79 (15.52%) Jenkins
3 48 (9.43%) Travis CI
4 46 (9.04%) TeamCity
5 45 (8.84%) GitLab
6 33 (6.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (5.30%) IBM UrbanCode
7 27 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (3.14%) Spinnaker
9 15 (2.95%) JIRA
10 14 (2.75%) Selenium
11 13 (2.55%) Postman
12 12 (2.36%) Maven
13 11 (2.16%) Cypress.io
13 11 (2.16%) Robot Framework
13 11 (2.16%) SonarQube
14 8 (1.57%) Vagrant
15 6 (1.18%) ESLint
16 5 (0.98%) CircleCI
16 5 (0.98%) Mockito
General
1 93 (18.27%) Games
2 72 (14.15%) Finance
3 65 (12.77%) Automotive
4 60 (11.79%) Banking
5 34 (6.68%) Social Skills
6 29 (5.70%) Retail
7 24 (4.72%) Manufacturing
8 21 (4.13%) Marketing
9 19 (3.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 10 (1.96%) Influencing Skills
11 6 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.18%) Public Sector
11 6 (1.18%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.79%) Law
13 3 (0.59%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.20%) Electronics
14 1 (0.20%) Legal
14 1 (0.20%) Local Government
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 77 (15.13%) Software Engineer
2 76 (14.93%) Trainee
3 49 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 46 (9.04%) Developer
5 39 (7.66%) Architect
6 34 (6.68%) Technical Leader
7 27 (5.30%) Data Engineer
8 26 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
9 22 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (3.73%) Product Owner
10 19 (3.73%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.54%) Consultant
11 18 (3.54%) Information Manager
11 18 (3.54%) Information Security Manager
11 18 (3.54%) Security Architect
11 18 (3.54%) Security Manager
12 16 (3.14%) Information Officer
12 16 (3.14%) Information Security Officer
12 16 (3.14%) Security Officer
13 12 (2.36%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (22.79%) React
2 109 (21.41%) Spring
3 69 (13.56%) Node.js
4 58 (11.39%) RESTful
5 48 (9.43%) AngularJS
6 36 (7.07%) .NET
7 31 (6.09%) Web Services
8 30 (5.89%) Elastic Stack
9 28 (5.50%) Vue.js
10 24 (4.72%) .NET Core
10 24 (4.72%) Spring Boot
11 23 (4.52%) Material-UI
12 19 (3.73%) REST
13 18 (3.54%) HTML
14 17 (3.34%) HTML5
15 15 (2.95%) CSS
16 13 (2.55%) React Native
17 12 (2.36%) Kafka
18 11 (2.16%) Gherkin
18 11 (2.16%) Puppeteer
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.47%) Algorithms
2 66 (12.97%) Cloud Native
3 39 (7.66%) Management Information System
4 29 (5.70%) Virtual Team
5 27 (5.30%) Public Cloud
6 23 (4.52%) User Experience
7 21 (4.13%) Life Science
8 16 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.36%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.96%) PlayStation
11 8 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.79%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.59%) Legacy Applications
14 3 (0.59%) New Media
14 3 (0.59%) Online Games
15 2 (0.39%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.52%) Linux
2 49 (9.63%) Windows
3 27 (5.30%) Mesosphere
4 10 (1.96%) Android
4 10 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.79%) CentOS
6 4 (0.79%) Unix
7 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.20%) MVS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (69.94%) Agile
2 328 (64.44%) DevOps
3 165 (32.42%) Analytics
4 155 (30.45%) Software Engineering
5 148 (29.08%) CI/CD
6 142 (27.90%) Mentoring
7 131 (25.74%) Information Security
8 129 (25.34%) Security Management
9 123 (24.17%) Microservices
10 121 (23.77%) Cybersecurity
11 111 (21.81%) Machine Learning
12 99 (19.45%) Data Architecture
13 97 (19.06%) Data Analytics
14 91 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
14 91 (17.88%) Data Engineering
15 90 (17.68%) Data Science
16 80 (15.72%) Infrastructure as Code
17 76 (14.93%) SFIA
17 76 (14.93%) Threat Analysis
18 70 (13.75%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 253 (49.71%) Python
2 203 (39.88%) Java
3 116 (22.79%) JavaScript
4 79 (15.52%) Go
5 57 (11.20%) SQL
6 52 (10.22%) Bash
7 46 (9.04%) C#
8 39 (7.66%) C++
8 39 (7.66%) Ruby
9 33 (6.48%) PowerShell
10 29 (5.70%) Scala
11 28 (5.50%) R
12 22 (4.32%) Kotlin
13 17 (3.34%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.16%) ES6
14 11 (2.16%) ES7
14 11 (2.16%) ES8
15 9 (1.77%) C
16 8 (1.57%) PHP
17 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (3.73%) CISSP
2 17 (3.34%) CSSLP
3 11 (2.16%) Degree
4 10 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.59%) PMP
7 3 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.39%) CISM
8 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.39%) VCAP
8 2 (0.39%) VCDX
9 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.20%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.20%) MCSA
9 1 (0.20%) MCSE
9 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (17.49%) QA
2 36 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (6.68%) GRC
3 34 (6.68%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.96%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.39%) NIST
5 2 (0.39%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 133 (26.13%) Docker
2 12 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.39%) Ceph
5 2 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) Lustre
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 183 (35.95%) Kubernetes
2 140 (27.50%) Terraform
3 75 (14.73%) Ansible
4 54 (10.61%) Prometheus
5 43 (8.45%) Consul
6 39 (7.66%) Puppet
7 36 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (6.09%) Istio
9 27 (5.30%) Automic
10 25 (4.91%) Grafana
11 20 (3.93%) Nagios
12 16 (3.14%) Sysdig
13 14 (2.75%) Kibana
14 13 (2.55%) logstash
15 5 (0.98%) Rancher
16 2 (0.39%) Argo
16 2 (0.39%) Mesos
16 2 (0.39%) Opsgenie
16 2 (0.39%) Packer
16 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 154 (30.26%) Google
2 103 (20.24%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.64%) Splunk
4 37 (7.27%) Hitachi
5 26 (5.11%) IBM
6 23 (4.52%) Oracle
7 21 (4.13%) Databricks
8 16 (3.14%) VMware
9 12 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.96%) Cloudera
10 10 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.96%) Sony
11 6 (1.18%) Dell
12 4 (0.79%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.39%) Cisco
13 2 (0.39%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.39%) Juniper
14 1 (0.20%) Citrix
14 1 (0.20%) MuleSoft
14 1 (0.20%) SAP