Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 226 353
Rank change year-on-year +39 +127 +7
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 180 149 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.59% 1.13% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.04% 6.23% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 142 115 14
North West median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,625
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +13.64% +10.00%

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 2,557 2,391 1,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.59% 18.12% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,103 2,013 1,228
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +39 154 £50,000 -7.41% 24
Cheshire +31 8 £57,500 -17.86% 1
Lancashire +12 8 £37,500 -40.00% 2
Merseyside +3 1 £38,000 -41.54% 2
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 162 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (60.00%) DevOps
4 103 (57.22%) Google
5 102 (56.67%) Kubernetes
6 98 (54.44%) Docker
7 92 (51.11%) Python
8 85 (47.22%) Linux
9 71 (39.44%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (38.89%) Ansible
11 62 (34.44%) Configuration Management
12 61 (33.89%) Puppet
13 59 (32.78%) Opscode Chef
14 57 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (29.44%) Jenkins
16 51 (28.33%) Terraform
17 45 (25.00%) Software Engineering
18 40 (22.22%) Ruby
19 39 (21.67%) Windows
20 34 (18.89%) Finance
20 34 (18.89%) Bash Shell
21 33 (18.33%) Public Cloud
22 31 (17.22%) Go
23 30 (16.67%) Manufacturing
24 28 (15.56%) Big Data
25 27 (15.00%) Microservices
25 27 (15.00%) Retail
26 26 (14.44%) Cloud Computing
26 26 (14.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
27 25 (13.89%) Marketing

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 23 (12.78%) Apache Spark
2 12 (6.67%) Apache
3 6 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.11%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 162 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (14.44%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (13.89%) SaaS
5 23 (12.78%) IaaS
6 17 (9.44%) PaaS
7 16 (8.89%) IBM Cloud
8 13 (7.22%) OpenShift
9 9 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.22%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (1.67%) G Suite
11 3 (1.67%) GitHub
12 2 (1.11%) Google Analytics
12 2 (1.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.33%) DNS
2 10 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.00%) VPN
4 6 (3.33%) Firewall
4 6 (3.33%) HTTP
5 4 (2.22%) WAN
6 3 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.11%) DHCP
7 2 (1.11%) FTP
7 2 (1.11%) LAN
7 2 (1.11%) SMTP
7 2 (1.11%) VLAN
8 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.56%) Big Data
2 23 (12.78%) MySQL
3 18 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 14 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.78%) Couchbase
7 5 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.22%) BigQuery
8 4 (2.22%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.56%) Redis
10 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (29.44%) Jenkins
2 26 (14.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 25 (13.89%) TeamCity
4 17 (9.44%) Travis CI
5 12 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 12 (6.67%) Selenium
6 7 (3.89%) JIRA
6 7 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (3.33%) CircleCI
7 6 (3.33%) Codeship
7 6 (3.33%) JMeter
7 6 (3.33%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.78%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.11%) GitLab
9 2 (1.11%) Moq
10 1 (0.56%) Appium
10 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.56%) Calabash
10 1 (0.56%) Gradle
10 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (18.89%) Finance
2 30 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 27 (15.00%) Retail
4 25 (13.89%) Marketing
5 21 (11.67%) Electronics
5 21 (11.67%) Telecoms
6 15 (8.33%) Law
7 9 (5.00%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (27.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (17.22%) Developer
3 27 (15.00%) Senior DevOps
3 27 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 23 (12.78%) Architect
5 21 (11.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 21 (11.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 19 (10.56%) Cloud Architect
7 17 (9.44%) Consultant
8 15 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 15 (8.33%) Trainer
9 12 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 10 (5.56%) AWS Architect
10 10 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
11 9 (5.00%) AWS Consultant
11 9 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.33%) Web Services
2 20 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 18 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 18 (10.00%) React
4 17 (9.44%) .NET
4 17 (9.44%) CSS
4 17 (9.44%) HTML
4 17 (9.44%) Sensu
5 14 (7.78%) REST
6 13 (7.22%) RESTful
7 11 (6.11%) CSS3
7 11 (6.11%) HTML5
7 11 (6.11%) Node.js
7 11 (6.11%) SOAP
8 10 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (5.00%) Middleware
10 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.89%) Kafka
10 7 (3.89%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.33%) Public Cloud
2 24 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.44%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.22%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.44%) Blog
6 7 (3.89%) Cloud Native
6 7 (3.89%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.22%) NHS
9 3 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.67%) PKI
9 3 (1.67%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.11%) CESG
10 2 (1.11%) IVR
11 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.56%) EPoS
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (47.22%) Linux
2 39 (21.67%) Windows
3 15 (8.33%) CentOS
3 15 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.44%) Unix
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (60.00%) DevOps
2 71 (39.44%) Continuous Integration
3 62 (34.44%) Configuration Management
4 57 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 27 (15.00%) Microservices
7 25 (13.89%) Continuous Deployment
8 24 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (12.78%) Migration
9 23 (12.78%) Open Source
10 22 (12.22%) Data Science
11 21 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (11.67%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (11.67%) Programme Management
12 20 (11.11%) Machine Learning
12 20 (11.11%) TDD
13 18 (10.00%) Scrum
14 15 (8.33%) MVC
14 15 (8.33%) Project Management
14 15 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (51.11%) Python
2 40 (22.22%) Ruby
3 34 (18.89%) Bash Shell
4 31 (17.22%) Go
5 21 (11.67%) SQL
6 20 (11.11%) Java
6 20 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 19 (10.56%) Perl
8 15 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 12 (6.67%) C#
10 11 (6.11%) Scala
11 9 (5.00%) PHP
12 6 (3.33%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.22%) Groovy
14 2 (1.11%) R
15 1 (0.56%) C++
15 1 (0.56%) Java 8
15 1 (0.56%) Rust
Qualifications
1 24 (13.33%) Degree
2 6 (3.33%) CISSP
3 4 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (2.22%) MCSA
3 4 (2.22%) MCSE
3 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (1.67%) CEH
4 3 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.67%) CISM
5 2 (1.11%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.11%) CCSP
5 2 (1.11%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.56%) GSEC
6 1 (0.56%) PhD
6 1 (0.56%) SANS
6 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.67%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) GDPR
2 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 98 (54.44%) Docker
2 10 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 102 (56.67%) Kubernetes
2 70 (38.89%) Ansible
3 61 (33.89%) Puppet
4 59 (32.78%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (28.33%) Terraform
6 18 (10.00%) Prometheus
7 17 (9.44%) Graphite
8 8 (4.44%) Grafana
8 8 (4.44%) Kibana
9 7 (3.89%) Packer
10 6 (3.33%) CFEngine
11 3 (1.67%) Consul
11 3 (1.67%) Salt
12 2 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 103 (57.22%) Google
2 21 (11.67%) SAP
3 18 (10.00%) VMware
4 17 (9.44%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.00%) Intapp
5 9 (5.00%) Rackspace
6 7 (3.89%) Oracle
7 6 (3.33%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix
9 1 (0.56%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.56%) Marketo
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.56%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore