Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 238 353
Rank change year-on-year +32 +115 +16
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 162 139 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.38% 1.09% 0.091%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.28% 6.18% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 130 109 10
North West median annual salary £50,000 £54,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +20.00% +63.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,000 £33,375
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% +27.78%

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 2,578 2,249 1,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.89% 17.61% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,128 1,895 1,101
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,350 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +8.42%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +30 144 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Cheshire +11 7 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Lancashire +10 4 £37,500 -40.00% 1
Merseyside +7 1 £38,000 -41.54% 3
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 136 (83.95%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (80.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (61.73%) DevOps
4 99 (61.11%) Kubernetes
5 98 (60.49%) Google
6 96 (59.26%) Docker
7 87 (53.70%) Python
8 81 (50.00%) Linux
9 75 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (43.83%) Ansible
11 62 (38.27%) Puppet
12 60 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
13 59 (36.42%) Configuration Management
14 57 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
15 55 (33.95%) Terraform
16 48 (29.63%) Jenkins
17 42 (25.93%) Ruby
17 42 (25.93%) Software Engineering
18 39 (24.07%) Finance
19 33 (20.37%) Manufacturing
20 32 (19.75%) Windows
21 31 (19.14%) Open Source
22 30 (18.52%) Microservices
23 28 (17.28%) Go
23 28 (17.28%) Public Cloud
24 27 (16.67%) Marketing
24 27 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
24 27 (16.67%) Retail
25 26 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
26 25 (15.43%) Continuous Deployment

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 16 (9.88%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.32%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (4.32%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.09%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.62%) Drupal
4 1 (0.62%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 136 (83.95%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (80.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.96%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (12.35%) SaaS
5 18 (11.11%) IaaS
6 16 (9.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (9.26%) IBM Cloud
8 14 (8.64%) OpenShift
9 11 (6.79%) PaaS
10 5 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (2.47%) Amazon S3
11 4 (2.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (1.85%) Serverless
13 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.62%) G Suite
14 1 (0.62%) GitHub
14 1 (0.62%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.56%) DNS
3 5 (3.09%) VPN
4 4 (2.47%) HTTP
5 2 (1.23%) Firewall
6 1 (0.62%) BGP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.62%) DHCP
6 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.62%) MPLS
6 1 (0.62%) Network Security
6 1 (0.62%) OSPF
6 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.96%) MySQL
2 17 (10.49%) Big Data
3 15 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (8.02%) Hadoop
5 10 (6.17%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.94%) Couchbase
7 7 (4.32%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.09%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.47%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.23%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.62%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 24 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 21 (12.96%) TeamCity
4 18 (11.11%) Travis CI
5 17 (10.49%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.94%) JIRA
6 8 (4.94%) Selenium
6 8 (4.94%) SpecFlow
7 7 (4.32%) Vagrant
8 5 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.47%) webpack
10 2 (1.23%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.23%) Codeship
11 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.62%) CA Release Automation
11 1 (0.62%) GitLab
11 1 (0.62%) Gradle
11 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.62%) Moq
11 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (24.07%) Finance
2 33 (20.37%) Manufacturing
3 27 (16.67%) Marketing
3 27 (16.67%) Retail
4 25 (15.43%) Electronics
4 25 (15.43%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.56%) Law
6 8 (4.94%) Local Government
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (31.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (22.22%) Developer
3 28 (17.28%) Senior DevOps
3 28 (17.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 20 (12.35%) Architect
5 18 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (10.49%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (9.26%) .NET Developer
8 13 (8.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 10 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.17%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.17%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.56%) AWS Architect
10 9 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
10 9 (5.56%) Consultant
10 9 (5.56%) PHP Developer
10 9 (5.56%) Trainer
11 8 (4.94%) AWS Consultant
11 8 (4.94%) Web Architect
11 8 (4.94%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.20%) Web Services
2 20 (12.35%) AngularJS
2 20 (12.35%) CSS
2 20 (12.35%) HTML
3 18 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (11.11%) Sensu
4 17 (10.49%) .NET
5 15 (9.26%) React
6 12 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 12 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (7.41%) REST
6 12 (7.41%) RESTful
7 11 (6.79%) CSS3
7 11 (6.79%) HTML5
8 9 (5.56%) Ajax
8 9 (5.56%) Symfony
9 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET
9 8 (4.94%) LINQ
9 8 (4.94%) Middleware
9 8 (4.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.28%) Public Cloud
2 26 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.49%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.79%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (4.94%) Blog
7 7 (4.32%) Cloud Native
7 7 (4.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.70%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.70%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.47%) NHS
9 4 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.85%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.62%) PKI
12 1 (0.62%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (50.00%) Linux
2 32 (19.75%) Windows
3 9 (5.56%) CentOS
3 9 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.09%) Android
4 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) Unix
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (61.73%) DevOps
2 75 (46.30%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (36.42%) Configuration Management
4 57 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 31 (19.14%) Open Source
7 30 (18.52%) Microservices
8 27 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (15.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 25 (15.43%) Continuous Deployment
9 25 (15.43%) Digital Marketing
9 25 (15.43%) Programme Management
9 25 (15.43%) TDD
10 20 (12.35%) Migration
11 18 (11.11%) MVC
11 18 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 16 (9.88%) Kanban
12 16 (9.88%) Scrum
13 14 (8.64%) Data Science
13 14 (8.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (53.70%) Python
2 42 (25.93%) Ruby
3 28 (17.28%) Go
4 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
5 23 (14.20%) Bash Shell
6 20 (12.35%) SQL
7 19 (11.73%) Java
8 18 (11.11%) Perl
9 13 (8.02%) C#
10 11 (6.79%) PHP
11 10 (6.17%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.56%) T-SQL
13 8 (4.94%) Scala
14 4 (2.47%) ES6
14 4 (2.47%) Groovy
15 2 (1.23%) R
16 1 (0.62%) C++
16 1 (0.62%) Java 8
16 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.62%) Rust
Qualifications
1 11 (6.79%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (2.47%) MCSA
2 4 (2.47%) MCSE
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.85%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.85%) CISSP
4 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.62%) CCNP
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) GDPR
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 96 (59.26%) Docker
2 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 99 (61.11%) Kubernetes
2 71 (43.83%) Ansible
3 62 (38.27%) Puppet
4 60 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (33.95%) Terraform
6 18 (11.11%) Graphite
6 18 (11.11%) Prometheus
7 12 (7.41%) Packer
8 6 (3.70%) Grafana
8 6 (3.70%) Kibana
9 3 (1.85%) Consul
9 3 (1.85%) Salt
10 2 (1.23%) CFEngine
10 2 (1.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 98 (60.49%) Google
2 25 (15.43%) SAP
3 15 (9.26%) VMware
4 13 (8.02%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.56%) Intapp
6 8 (4.94%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.47%) Oracle
8 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco
9 1 (0.62%) Citrix
9 1 (0.62%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.62%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.62%) Zend