Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 199 242
Rank change year-on-year +76 +43 +91
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 261 172 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.48% 1.37% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.02% 5.93% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 142 154 103
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +53.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £67,501 £62,500 £62,750
% change year-on-year +8.00% -0.40% +14.09%

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 2,894 2,900 2,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.54% 23.10% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,215 2,453 1,784
North West median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £24,075
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 +59 233 £65,000 +18.18% 51
Cheshire +50 23 £32,500 -40.91% 3
Lancashire -13 4 £48,000 +28.00% 3
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 242 (92.72%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (78.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (52.11%) Google
4 135 (51.72%) DevOps
5 88 (33.72%) Python
6 87 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 87 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 84 (32.18%) Software Engineering
8 76 (29.12%) Linux
8 76 (29.12%) Kubernetes
9 75 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (26.44%) HTML
10 69 (26.44%) Docker
10 69 (26.44%) RESTful
11 68 (26.05%) Microservices
12 65 (24.90%) Retail
13 64 (24.52%) Cloud Native
14 61 (23.37%) Ansible
15 60 (22.99%) Git (software)
16 59 (22.61%) Node.js
17 58 (22.22%) HTML5
17 58 (22.22%) TDD
18 55 (21.07%) MySQL
18 55 (21.07%) SOA
19 53 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
20 52 (19.92%) Serverless
21 51 (19.54%) CSS
22 50 (19.16%) Software Delivery
23 49 (18.77%) GitLab
23 49 (18.77%) GitHub

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 47 (18.01%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (4.98%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.21%) Confluence
4 6 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.53%) Apache
5 4 (1.53%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.15%) CloudStack
6 3 (1.15%) CMS
6 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.15%) IIS
6 3 (1.15%) nginx
7 2 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.38%) Drupal
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) HipChat
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 242 (92.72%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (78.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (19.92%) Serverless
4 49 (18.77%) GitHub
5 30 (11.49%) SaaS
6 16 (6.13%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (5.75%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (5.36%) Office 365
9 12 (4.60%) IaaS
10 10 (3.83%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (3.83%) PaaS
11 7 (2.68%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.53%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (1.53%) CloudFront
14 3 (1.15%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.77%) Azure Functions
15 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.77%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.77%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.28%) Firewall
2 16 (6.13%) DNS
3 15 (5.75%) VLAN
4 6 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.30%) WAN
5 4 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.15%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.15%) HTTP
6 3 (1.15%) Internet
6 3 (1.15%) NFC
6 3 (1.15%) RFID
6 3 (1.15%) SAN
7 2 (0.77%) DHCP
7 2 (0.77%) FTP
7 2 (0.77%) Network Security
7 2 (0.77%) SMTP
7 2 (0.77%) VPN
7 2 (0.77%) Wireless
8 1 (0.38%) LAN
8 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.07%) MySQL
2 47 (18.01%) NoSQL
3 43 (16.48%) MongoDB
4 40 (15.33%) Neo4j
5 39 (14.94%) Relational Database
6 18 (6.90%) Big Data
7 15 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (4.21%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (2.68%) BigQuery
10 6 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.53%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
13 3 (1.15%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.15%) Redis
14 2 (0.77%) Power BI
15 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 60 (22.99%) Git (software)
2 49 (18.77%) GitLab
3 44 (16.86%) Jenkins
4 22 (8.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 20 (7.66%) CircleCI
6 14 (5.36%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.98%) JIRA
8 10 (3.83%) RSpec
8 10 (3.83%) Travis CI
9 8 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (2.30%) webpack
11 5 (1.92%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.53%) Codeship
12 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.15%) Gerrit
13 3 (1.15%) GoCD
13 3 (1.15%) ReSharper
13 3 (1.15%) Robot Framework
13 3 (1.15%) Selenium
13 3 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 65 (24.90%) Retail
2 26 (9.96%) Automotive
3 23 (8.81%) Finance
4 17 (6.51%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.60%) Local Government
6 10 (3.83%) Marketing
7 7 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.92%) Electronics
9 3 (1.15%) Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Legal
10 2 (0.77%) Games
10 2 (0.77%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (19.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (18.01%) Software Engineer
3 39 (14.94%) Architect
4 31 (11.88%) Cloud Architect
4 31 (11.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 30 (11.49%) Developer
6 25 (9.58%) Consultant
7 22 (8.43%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 21 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (7.28%) Cloud Consultant
9 19 (7.28%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (6.51%) AWS Architect
10 17 (6.51%) Designer
10 17 (6.51%) Interface Designer
11 16 (6.13%) AWS Consultant
12 15 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
12 15 (5.75%) Senior DevOps
12 15 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (5.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 12 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (26.44%) HTML
1 69 (26.44%) RESTful
2 59 (22.61%) Node.js
3 58 (22.22%) HTML5
4 51 (19.54%) CSS
5 39 (14.94%) React Native
6 22 (8.43%) .NET
6 22 (8.43%) React
7 19 (7.28%) Middleware
8 17 (6.51%) Web Services
9 15 (5.75%) REST
10 12 (4.60%) AngularJS
11 11 (4.21%) .NET Core
11 11 (4.21%) ASP.NET
11 11 (4.21%) Elastic Stack
12 10 (3.83%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (3.45%) Sensu
14 8 (3.07%) Vue.js
15 6 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (1.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (24.52%) Cloud Native
2 40 (15.33%) Mobile App
3 29 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 28 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.28%) Management Information System
6 18 (6.90%) User Experience
7 17 (6.51%) Smart City
8 16 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (2.30%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.15%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.15%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.77%) CESG
13 2 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 76 (29.12%) Linux
2 44 (16.86%) Windows
3 22 (8.43%) Android
3 22 (8.43%) Apple iOS
4 20 (7.66%) Unix
5 19 (7.28%) Windows Server
6 14 (5.36%) CentOS
7 13 (4.98%) Ubuntu
7 13 (4.98%) Windows 10
8 12 (4.60%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.77%) AIX
9 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.38%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (51.72%) DevOps
2 87 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 84 (32.18%) Software Engineering
4 75 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (26.05%) Microservices
6 58 (22.22%) TDD
7 55 (21.07%) SOA
8 53 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (19.16%) Software Delivery
10 47 (18.01%) OO
11 45 (17.24%) OOP
12 38 (14.56%) Pair Programming
13 31 (11.88%) Configuration Management
14 27 (10.34%) Coaching
14 27 (10.34%) Mentoring
15 26 (9.96%) Computer Science
16 25 (9.58%) Scrum
16 25 (9.58%) Software Architecture
17 24 (9.20%) Analytics
17 24 (9.20%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 88 (33.72%) Python
2 36 (13.79%) Bash Shell
3 31 (11.88%) PowerShell
4 29 (11.11%) SQL
5 25 (9.58%) JavaScript
6 24 (9.20%) Java
7 23 (8.81%) Ruby
8 17 (6.51%) C#
8 17 (6.51%) Go
9 12 (4.60%) PHP
10 6 (2.30%) Perl
11 4 (1.53%) Scala
12 3 (1.15%) C++
12 3 (1.15%) F#
13 2 (0.77%) Groovy
13 2 (0.77%) R
13 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.38%) ES6
14 1 (0.38%) ES7
14 1 (0.38%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 37 (14.18%) Degree
2 12 (4.60%) MCSA
2 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.60%) RHCA
3 11 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 10 (3.83%) CEH
4 10 (3.83%) CISSP
4 10 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.30%) PhD
6 5 (1.92%) GSEC
6 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) CCSP
8 2 (0.77%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.77%) CISM
8 2 (0.77%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CCNA
9 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.15%) QA
4 2 (0.77%) GDPR
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.77%) NCSC
4 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (26.44%) Docker
2 20 (7.66%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.98%) Varnish
4 12 (4.60%) pfSense
4 12 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.15%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 76 (29.12%) Kubernetes
2 61 (23.37%) Ansible
3 43 (16.48%) Terraform
4 42 (16.09%) Puppet
5 37 (14.18%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.60%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (3.83%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (3.83%) Graphite
7 10 (3.83%) Prometheus
8 7 (2.68%) Salt
9 6 (2.30%) Consul
10 5 (1.92%) Grafana
10 5 (1.92%) Packer
11 4 (1.53%) CFEngine
12 3 (1.15%) Graylog
12 3 (1.15%) HAProxy
12 3 (1.15%) Kibana
12 3 (1.15%) logstash
12 3 (1.15%) Rancher
12 3 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 136 (52.11%) Google
2 87 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 39 (14.94%) VMware
4 20 (7.66%) Cisco
5 17 (6.51%) Rackspace
6 16 (6.13%) Meraki
7 12 (4.60%) Aruba
7 12 (4.60%) CommVault
7 12 (4.60%) Dell
7 12 (4.60%) HP
7 12 (4.60%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.60%) WatchGuard
8 7 (2.68%) SaltStack
9 6 (2.30%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.92%) SAP
10 5 (1.92%) Vertica
11 2 (0.77%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.77%) Tableau
11 2 (0.77%) Talend