Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 345 350
Rank change year-on-year +110 +5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 142 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.07% 0.10% 0.015%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.14% 0.92% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 112 12 1
North West median annual salary £54,000 £51,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.37% +86.36% -50.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £34,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £28,750
England median annual salary £63,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.55% +10.00% -7.83%

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 2314 1419 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.47% 11.35% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1948 1212 885
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,675 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 November 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 23 November 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 +90 120 £52,500 -6.67% 7
Merseyside +22 8 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Lancashire - 6 £62,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £70,000 -
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 124 (87.32%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (86.62%) Google
3 85 (59.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (50.70%) DevOps
5 68 (47.89%) Puppet
6 53 (37.32%) Python
7 48 (33.80%) Unix
8 46 (32.39%) Linux
9 45 (31.69%) Opscode Chef
10 42 (29.58%) Kubernetes
10 42 (29.58%) Java
10 42 (29.58%) VMware
11 39 (27.46%) Finance
11 39 (27.46%) Docker
11 39 (27.46%) Open Source
12 38 (26.76%) Ansible
13 36 (25.35%) Jenkins
13 36 (25.35%) Marketing
13 36 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (23.94%) Manufacturing
15 33 (23.24%) VMware Infrastructure
16 32 (22.54%) Hyper-V
16 32 (22.54%) Hadoop
16 32 (22.54%) Big Data
17 31 (21.83%) SQL
17 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
18 30 (21.13%) Windows
18 30 (21.13%) GCP
18 30 (21.13%) Citrix
18 30 (21.13%) Validation

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 19 (13.38%) Apache Solr
1 19 (13.38%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (9.86%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.82%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) JBoss
5 1 (0.70%) Jetty
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) Tornado
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 124 (87.32%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (59.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (14.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (14.08%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (13.38%) GitHub
5 19 (13.38%) Google App Engine
6 3 (2.11%) G Suite
6 3 (2.11%) IaaS
6 3 (2.11%) PaaS
7 2 (1.41%) Bluemix
7 2 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.70%) Heroku
8 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.41%) Firewall
2 2 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (0.70%) AMQP
3 1 (0.70%) DHCP
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) FTP
3 1 (0.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) Big Data
1 32 (22.54%) Hadoop
2 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
3 24 (16.90%) MySQL
3 24 (16.90%) Relational Database
4 16 (11.27%) NoSQL
4 16 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.11%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.41%) Redis
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 36 (25.35%) Jenkins
2 23 (16.20%) Vagrant
3 19 (13.38%) Codeception
3 19 (13.38%) PHPUnit
4 8 (5.63%) Selenium
5 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.93%) Xdebug
6 5 (3.52%) Maven
7 3 (2.11%) GitLab
8 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.70%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.70%) Gatling
9 1 (0.70%) JBehave
9 1 (0.70%) JMeter
9 1 (0.70%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.70%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (27.46%) Finance
2 36 (25.35%) Marketing
3 34 (23.94%) Manufacturing
4 29 (20.42%) Electronics
4 29 (20.42%) Telecoms
5 23 (16.20%) Retail
6 8 (5.63%) Automotive
7 5 (3.52%) Local Government
8 4 (2.82%) Games
9 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (27.46%) Cloud Engineer
2 29 (20.42%) Architect
3 28 (19.72%) Cloud Architect
4 26 (18.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (16.90%) Developer
6 16 (11.27%) DevOps Architect
7 14 (9.86%) PHP Developer
7 14 (9.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) HTML CSS Developer
8 12 (8.45%) HTML Developer
8 12 (8.45%) Lead DevOps
8 12 (8.45%) PHP Web Developer
8 12 (8.45%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (8.45%) Software Engineer
8 12 (8.45%) Web Developer
9 10 (7.04%) Cloud Consultant
9 10 (7.04%) Consultant
9 10 (7.04%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.34%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.42%) .NET
1 29 (20.42%) Web Services
2 25 (17.61%) AngularJS
3 24 (16.90%) HTML
4 22 (15.49%) CSS
5 20 (14.08%) HTML5
5 20 (14.08%) jQuery
5 20 (14.08%) Sass
6 19 (13.38%) Ext JS
6 19 (13.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (11.97%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (11.27%) MSMQ
9 6 (4.23%) Node.js
10 5 (3.52%) Middleware
10 5 (3.52%) Spring
11 4 (2.82%) Akka
11 4 (2.82%) React
11 4 (2.82%) REST
11 4 (2.82%) RESTful
12 2 (1.41%) OpenFin
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.13%) Public Cloud
2 9 (6.34%) iPad
3 7 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.93%) Replication
4 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.41%) Tandem
6 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.80%) Unix
2 46 (32.39%) Linux
3 30 (21.13%) Windows
4 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (50.70%) DevOps
2 39 (27.46%) Open Source
3 36 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (21.13%) Digital Marketing
4 30 (21.13%) Machine Learning
4 30 (21.13%) Product Management
4 30 (21.13%) Programme Management
4 30 (21.13%) Validation
5 29 (20.42%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (19.72%) Software Engineering
7 27 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (16.90%) Mentoring
9 22 (15.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 22 (15.49%) OO
10 18 (12.68%) Analytics
11 14 (9.86%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
13 12 (8.45%) OO PHP
13 12 (8.45%) Refactoring
13 12 (8.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.32%) Python
2 42 (29.58%) Java
3 31 (21.83%) SQL
4 28 (19.72%) C++
4 28 (19.72%) Go
4 28 (19.72%) Shell Script
5 25 (17.61%) JavaScript
6 24 (16.90%) PHP
7 20 (14.08%) Ruby
8 4 (2.82%) Scala
9 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.11%) Clojure
9 3 (2.11%) Groovy
10 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (14.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (21.13%) GCP
1 30 (21.13%) QA
System Software
1 39 (27.46%) Docker
2 33 (23.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (22.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 68 (47.89%) Puppet
2 45 (31.69%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (29.58%) Kubernetes
4 38 (26.76%) Ansible
5 19 (13.38%) Capistrano
6 16 (11.27%) Mesos
7 13 (9.15%) Terraform
8 3 (2.11%) Marathon
8 3 (2.11%) Packer
8 3 (2.11%) rkt
9 1 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.70%) Kibana
9 1 (0.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 123 (86.62%) Google
2 42 (29.58%) VMware
3 30 (21.13%) Citrix
4 29 (20.42%) SAP
5 7 (4.93%) Percona
6 6 (4.23%) Rackspace
7 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.41%) Capita
10 2 (1.41%) IBM
11 1 (0.70%) Adobe
11 1 (0.70%) Oracle
11 1 (0.70%) Snowplow
11 1 (0.70%) Zend