Period
to 19 September 2017

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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 347 367
Rank change year-on-year +127 +20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 154 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.17% 0.034% 0.015%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.11% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 120 5 1
North West median annual salary £54,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.00% +36.36% -50.00%
10th Percentile £36,925 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,125 £47,500 £28,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +27.78% -14.29%

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 2166 1216 1015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.39% 10.29% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1828 1016 871
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 September 2017.

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 19 September 2017. 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 +85 132 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Merseyside +10 8 £65,000 +44.44%
Lancashire - 6 £62,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £70,000 -
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform.

1 137 (88.96%) Google
2 127 (82.47%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (55.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 77 (50.00%) Puppet
5 74 (48.05%) Python
6 71 (46.10%) DevOps
7 56 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
8 53 (34.42%) Unix
8 53 (34.42%) Kubernetes
9 52 (33.77%) Java
9 52 (33.77%) Hadoop
10 51 (33.12%) Open Source
10 51 (33.12%) Linux
11 50 (32.47%) Docker
12 47 (30.52%) Big Data
13 45 (29.22%) Business Intelligence
13 45 (29.22%) Marketing
14 44 (28.57%) Finance
14 44 (28.57%) Ansible
15 42 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
15 42 (27.27%) Programme Management
15 42 (27.27%) Electronics
15 42 (27.27%) Telecoms
15 42 (27.27%) Manufacturing
15 42 (27.27%) SQL
15 42 (27.27%) SAP
16 41 (26.62%) C++
17 38 (24.68%) SQL Server
18 37 (24.03%) Public Cloud
19 36 (23.38%) VMware

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 31 (20.13%) Apache Spark
2 20 (12.99%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (12.34%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.60%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.30%) JBoss
6 2 (1.30%) Jetty
6 2 (1.30%) Tornado
6 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 127 (82.47%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (55.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 19 (12.34%) GitHub
4 19 (12.34%) Google App Engine
5 17 (11.04%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.60%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.95%) SaaS
8 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.30%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.30%) G Suite
8 2 (1.30%) IaaS
8 2 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.65%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.30%) AMQP
2 2 (1.30%) Internet
2 2 (1.30%) LAN
2 2 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (33.77%) Hadoop
2 47 (30.52%) Big Data
3 38 (24.68%) SQL Server
4 31 (20.13%) Relational Database
5 22 (14.29%) MySQL
6 17 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (7.14%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.25%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.95%) Redis
10 2 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.30%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.30%) Riak
10 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.65%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 30 (19.48%) Jenkins
2 24 (15.58%) Vagrant
3 19 (12.34%) Codeception
3 19 (12.34%) PHPUnit
4 9 (5.84%) Selenium
5 7 (4.55%) Xdebug
6 6 (3.90%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.60%) Maven
8 2 (1.30%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.30%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.30%) Gatling
8 2 (1.30%) JBehave
8 2 (1.30%) JMeter
8 2 (1.30%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.65%) GitLab
9 1 (0.65%) Mocha
9 1 (0.65%) Travis CI
General
1 45 (29.22%) Marketing
2 44 (28.57%) Finance
3 42 (27.27%) Electronics
3 42 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 42 (27.27%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.14%) Retail
5 3 (1.95%) Automotive
5 3 (1.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (29.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 33 (21.43%) Developer
3 30 (19.48%) Architect
4 28 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (16.88%) Cloud Architect
6 20 (12.99%) DevOps Architect
7 16 (10.39%) Lead DevOps
8 15 (9.74%) Web Developer
9 14 (9.09%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 14 (9.09%) PHP Developer
9 14 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 14 (9.09%) Software Engineer
10 12 (7.79%) Data Engineer
10 12 (7.79%) HTML CSS Developer
10 12 (7.79%) HTML Developer
10 12 (7.79%) PHP Web Developer
10 12 (7.79%) Senior Developer
10 12 (7.79%) Senior DevOps
11 9 (5.84%) Senior Data Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.08%) .NET
2 30 (19.48%) AngularJS
3 28 (18.18%) HTML
4 27 (17.53%) CSS
5 23 (14.94%) HTML5
6 22 (14.29%) Web Services
7 21 (13.64%) jQuery
7 21 (13.64%) Sass
7 21 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (12.99%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (12.34%) Ext JS
10 18 (11.69%) MSMQ
11 7 (4.55%) React
12 6 (3.90%) Node.js
13 5 (3.25%) Spring
14 4 (2.60%) CSS3
15 3 (1.95%) Hibernate
15 3 (1.95%) JSON
15 3 (1.95%) PySpark
16 2 (1.30%) OpenFin
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.03%) Public Cloud
2 9 (5.84%) iPad
3 7 (4.55%) Replication
4 5 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.60%) User Experience
6 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.30%) Animation
7 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.65%) FMCG
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.42%) Unix
2 51 (33.12%) Linux
3 34 (22.08%) Windows
4 3 (1.95%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.10%) DevOps
2 51 (33.12%) Open Source
3 45 (29.22%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
4 42 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 35 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (22.08%) Machine Learning
7 32 (20.78%) Software Engineering
7 32 (20.78%) Validation
8 31 (20.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (19.48%) Product Management
10 27 (17.53%) Mentoring
11 25 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (14.94%) TDD
13 22 (14.29%) OO
14 21 (13.64%) Analytics
15 18 (11.69%) BDD
15 18 (11.69%) E-Commerce
16 16 (10.39%) Web Development
17 15 (9.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (48.05%) Python
2 52 (33.77%) Java
3 42 (27.27%) SQL
4 41 (26.62%) C++
5 33 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 32 (20.78%) Go
7 29 (18.83%) JavaScript
8 26 (16.88%) Ruby
9 24 (15.58%) PHP
10 9 (5.84%) C
11 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.30%) C#
12 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) R
13 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (16.23%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (19.48%) GCP
1 30 (19.48%) QA
System Software
1 50 (32.47%) Docker
2 32 (20.78%) Hyper-V
3 30 (19.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 77 (50.00%) Puppet
2 56 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (34.42%) Kubernetes
4 44 (28.57%) Ansible
5 19 (12.34%) Capistrano
6 18 (11.69%) Mesos
7 13 (8.44%) Terraform
8 5 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.95%) Packer
10 1 (0.65%) Kibana
10 1 (0.65%) Marathon
10 1 (0.65%) rkt
Vendors
1 137 (88.96%) Google
2 42 (27.27%) SAP
3 36 (23.38%) VMware
4 30 (19.48%) Citrix
5 7 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.55%) Percona
6 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle
7 2 (1.30%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.30%) Sage
7 2 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.30%) Tableau
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.65%) Zend