Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 309 338
Rank change year-on-year +58 +29 +37
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 121 47 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.95% 0.38% 0.100%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.98% 3.04% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 108 29 12
North West median annual salary £56,250 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% +30.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,500 £54,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

Google Cloud Platform 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 2,429 1,547 1,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.99% 12.48% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,062 1,310 879
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in the North West

Google Cloud Platform
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Google Cloud Platform in the North West

Google Cloud Platform
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in the North West over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Google Cloud Platform in the North West

Google Cloud Platform
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 Google Cloud Platform within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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 +78 110 £57,500 -11.54% 33
Cheshire - 7 £55,000 - 1
Merseyside +26 4 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 Google Cloud Platform.

1 101 (83.47%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (76.86%) Google
3 90 (74.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (46.28%) DevOps
5 51 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (32.23%) Jenkins
7 34 (28.10%) Puppet
7 34 (28.10%) GCP
8 32 (26.45%) Ansible
9 31 (25.62%) Docker
10 30 (24.79%) Python
11 27 (22.31%) Java
12 26 (21.49%) Open Source
13 25 (20.66%) Web Services
14 24 (19.83%) JavaScript
14 24 (19.83%) Finance
14 24 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (19.83%) Machine Learning
15 23 (19.01%) Linux
16 22 (18.18%) AngularJS
17 21 (17.36%) Continuous Delivery
18 20 (16.53%) Google App Engine
19 19 (15.70%) NoSQL
20 18 (14.88%) Marketing
21 17 (14.05%) Cloud Foundry
21 17 (14.05%) Windows
21 17 (14.05%) VMware
21 17 (14.05%) AWS CloudFormation
21 17 (14.05%) Terraform
22 16 (13.22%) Artificial Intelligence

Google Cloud Platform
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 (14.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (6.61%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.61%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.13%) Apache
3 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.31%) Drupal
5 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 101 (83.47%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (74.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (16.53%) Google App Engine
4 17 (14.05%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (13.22%) IaaS
5 16 (13.22%) PaaS
6 13 (10.74%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (7.44%) SaaS
8 6 (4.96%) G Suite
8 6 (4.96%) Office 365
9 4 (3.31%) Firebase
10 3 (2.48%) GitHub
10 3 (2.48%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.83%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.83%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.83%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.83%) Heroku
11 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) VPN
2 7 (5.79%) Firewall
2 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.13%) DHCP
3 5 (4.13%) DNS
3 5 (4.13%) FTP
3 5 (4.13%) HTTP
3 5 (4.13%) IPsec
4 3 (2.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) Skype
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) NoSQL
2 15 (12.40%) Big Data
2 15 (12.40%) MySQL
3 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
4 11 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.96%) BigQuery
8 4 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.48%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.65%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.65%) Data Mart
10 2 (1.65%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (32.23%) Jenkins
2 16 (13.22%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.13%) GitLab
4 5 (4.13%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.31%) Bundler
5 4 (3.31%) Grunt
5 4 (3.31%) gulp
5 4 (3.31%) webpack
6 3 (2.48%) Codeception
6 3 (2.48%) Maven
6 3 (2.48%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.48%) Selenium
6 3 (2.48%) Xdebug
7 1 (0.83%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 18 (14.88%) Marketing
3 15 (12.40%) Manufacturing
4 14 (11.57%) Automotive
4 14 (11.57%) Retail
5 8 (6.61%) Local Government
6 7 (5.79%) Electronics
6 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.65%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (23.97%) Architect
2 28 (23.14%) Developer
3 25 (20.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (14.05%) Consultant
5 15 (12.40%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) AWS Architect
7 9 (7.44%) AWS Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Architect
7 9 (7.44%) Senior DevOps
7 9 (7.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Web Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Web Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.79%) PHP Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Security Architect
10 6 (4.96%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.66%) Web Services
2 22 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 14 (11.57%) HTML
4 12 (9.92%) CSS
5 11 (9.09%) .NET
6 8 (6.61%) Middleware
6 8 (6.61%) Node.js
7 7 (5.79%) HTML5
7 7 (5.79%) Sass
8 6 (4.96%) React
9 5 (4.13%) MSMQ
9 5 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (4.13%) Servlets
10 4 (3.31%) Browserify
10 4 (3.31%) CSS3
10 4 (3.31%) GWT
10 4 (3.31%) jQuery
10 4 (3.31%) Laravel
10 4 (3.31%) REST
10 4 (3.31%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Cyber Defence
2 10 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.44%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.79%) Tandem
6 6 (4.96%) Public Cloud
7 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.31%) User Experience
9 3 (2.48%) Internet of Things
9 3 (2.48%) Replication
10 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Linux
2 17 (14.05%) Windows
3 11 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.28%) DevOps
2 51 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.49%) Open Source
4 24 (19.83%) Machine Learning
5 21 (17.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (13.22%) Artificial Intelligence
7 15 (12.40%) Cryptography
7 15 (12.40%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (12.40%) OWASP
7 15 (12.40%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (12.40%) Security Architecture
7 15 (12.40%) Software Deployment
7 15 (12.40%) TDD
8 14 (11.57%) Analytics
8 14 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.57%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.74%) Microservices
10 12 (9.92%) Migration
11 10 (8.26%) Presales
11 10 (8.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.79%) Python
2 27 (22.31%) Java
3 24 (19.83%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.57%) Bash Shell
5 12 (9.92%) SQL
6 9 (7.44%) Scala
7 8 (6.61%) PHP
8 5 (4.13%) C++
8 5 (4.13%) Go
8 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.31%) ES6
9 4 (3.31%) GraphQL
9 4 (3.31%) Groovy
10 3 (2.48%) Clojure
10 3 (2.48%) Ruby
11 1 (0.83%) C#
11 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) CISM
1 15 (12.40%) CISSP
1 15 (12.40%) CSSLP
1 15 (12.40%) SANS
2 12 (9.92%) Degree
3 8 (6.61%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (28.10%) GCP
2 15 (12.40%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 31 (25.62%) Docker
2 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.61%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) HDFS
5 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (28.10%) Puppet
2 32 (26.45%) Ansible
3 24 (19.83%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (14.05%) Terraform
5 13 (10.74%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.13%) Marathon
6 5 (4.13%) Mesos
6 5 (4.13%) rkt
6 5 (4.13%) Salt
7 3 (2.48%) Capistrano
8 2 (1.65%) Packer
9 1 (0.83%) Consul
9 1 (0.83%) Kibana
9 1 (0.83%) Nagios
9 1 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 93 (76.86%) Google
2 17 (14.05%) VMware
3 15 (12.40%) Veracode
4 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.61%) Rackspace
6 7 (5.79%) SAP
7 5 (4.13%) Zend
8 3 (2.48%) Percona
9 2 (1.65%) Capita
9 2 (1.65%) Sage
9 2 (1.65%) Snowplow
10 1 (0.83%) Adobe
10 1 (0.83%) Citrix
10 1 (0.83%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.83%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.83%) IBM
10 1 (0.83%) MapR
10 1 (0.83%) New Relic
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com