Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 233 341
Rank change year-on-year +30 +108 +23
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 164 147 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.36% 1.11% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.18% 6.97% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 144 120 3
North West median annual salary £50,000 £58,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +67.86% -9.68%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,875 £26,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £41,000
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 2,655 2,109 1,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.94% 15.98% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,228 1,794 964
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +36 149 £52,500 - 26
Cheshire -3 10 £50,000 -28.57%
Lancashire +11 2 £37,500 -40.00%
Merseyside +15 1 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 135 (82.32%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (73.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (67.68%) Google
4 104 (63.41%) DevOps
5 92 (56.10%) Docker
6 89 (54.27%) Kubernetes
7 80 (48.78%) Python
8 77 (46.95%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (44.51%) GCP
10 71 (43.29%) Linux
10 71 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (40.85%) Ansible
12 56 (34.15%) Puppet
13 48 (29.27%) Finance
13 48 (29.27%) Configuration Management
13 48 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
14 47 (28.66%) Software Engineering
15 46 (28.05%) Terraform
16 43 (26.22%) Open Source
17 38 (23.17%) Manufacturing
18 37 (22.56%) Jenkins
19 36 (21.95%) Web Services
20 35 (21.34%) Retail
20 35 (21.34%) Microservices
21 34 (20.73%) JavaScript
22 32 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
22 32 (19.51%) TDD
22 32 (19.51%) Ruby
22 32 (19.51%) Marketing
23 31 (18.90%) Git (software)

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 22 (13.41%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (4.27%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.66%) Apache
3 6 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.83%) Drupal
4 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.61%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 135 (82.32%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (73.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (14.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (12.80%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (12.80%) SaaS
5 17 (10.37%) IaaS
6 14 (8.54%) OpenShift
7 11 (6.71%) PaaS
8 6 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (3.05%) Amazon S3
9 5 (3.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (3.05%) Firebase
10 4 (2.44%) Google Analytics
11 3 (1.83%) Google App Engine
11 3 (1.83%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (1.83%) Office 365
12 2 (1.22%) Serverless
13 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.83%) DNS
2 3 (1.83%) HTTP
2 3 (1.83%) VLAN
2 3 (1.83%) VoIP
2 3 (1.83%) VPN
2 3 (1.83%) WAN
3 2 (1.22%) Firewall
3 2 (1.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) BGP
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.61%) MPLS
4 1 (0.61%) Network Security
4 1 (0.61%) OSPF
4 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) Hadoop
2 20 (12.20%) MySQL
3 17 (10.37%) Big Data
4 16 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
6 11 (6.71%) MongoDB
7 10 (6.10%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.27%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (4.27%) Couchbase
9 5 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.44%) BigQuery
10 4 (2.44%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.22%) CouchDB
12 2 (1.22%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Jenkins
2 31 (18.90%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.54%) TeamCity
4 12 (7.32%) Vagrant
4 12 (7.32%) webpack
5 11 (6.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (4.88%) Travis CI
7 7 (4.27%) gulp
7 7 (4.27%) JIRA
7 7 (4.27%) Selenium
7 7 (4.27%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.05%) Bundler
9 4 (2.44%) Grunt
9 4 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.22%) GitLab
10 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.61%) Gradle
11 1 (0.61%) Maven
11 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (29.27%) Finance
2 38 (23.17%) Manufacturing
3 35 (21.34%) Retail
4 32 (19.51%) Marketing
5 27 (16.46%) Electronics
5 27 (16.46%) Telecoms
6 11 (6.71%) Local Government
7 9 (5.49%) Law
8 2 (1.22%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (26.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 40 (24.39%) Developer
3 27 (16.46%) Architect
4 22 (13.41%) Cloud Architect
5 21 (12.80%) Senior DevOps
5 21 (12.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 14 (8.54%) AWS Architect
7 13 (7.93%) Cloud Consultant
7 13 (7.93%) Consultant
8 12 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 12 (7.32%) AWS Consultant
8 12 (7.32%) Web Architect
9 11 (6.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (6.71%) Web Consultant
10 10 (6.10%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 9 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (5.49%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.49%) Software Manager
12 8 (4.88%) Engineering Manager
12 8 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.95%) Web Services
2 26 (15.85%) AngularJS
3 24 (14.63%) CSS
3 24 (14.63%) HTML
3 24 (14.63%) React
4 20 (12.20%) .NET
5 14 (8.54%) CSS3
5 14 (8.54%) HTML5
6 13 (7.93%) Node.js
7 12 (7.32%) RESTful
8 11 (6.71%) Middleware
8 11 (6.71%) REST
8 11 (6.71%) Vue.js
9 10 (6.10%) .NET Framework
9 10 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (6.10%) Symfony
10 8 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (4.88%) Sensu
11 7 (4.27%) .NET Core
11 7 (4.27%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.59%) Public Cloud
3 17 (10.37%) Management Information System
4 14 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (5.49%) Virtual Team
7 7 (4.27%) Blog
7 7 (4.27%) Cloud Native
7 7 (4.27%) Data Centre
7 7 (4.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.66%) Private Cloud
9 5 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.22%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.22%) Tandem
11 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 71 (43.29%) Linux
2 31 (18.90%) Windows
3 8 (4.88%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.66%) Android
4 6 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.05%) CentOS
6 4 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (63.41%) DevOps
2 77 (46.95%) Continuous Integration
3 71 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (29.27%) Configuration Management
5 47 (28.66%) Software Engineering
6 43 (26.22%) Open Source
7 35 (21.34%) Microservices
8 32 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (19.51%) TDD
9 29 (17.68%) Digital Marketing
10 27 (16.46%) Programme Management
11 26 (15.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (13.41%) Scrum
13 21 (12.80%) Kanban
14 17 (10.37%) Migration
15 16 (9.76%) Continuous Deployment
15 16 (9.76%) Pair Programming
15 16 (9.76%) Test Automation
16 15 (9.15%) MVC
16 15 (9.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 80 (48.78%) Python
2 34 (20.73%) JavaScript
3 32 (19.51%) Ruby
4 24 (14.63%) Go
4 24 (14.63%) Java
5 21 (12.80%) SQL
6 15 (9.15%) Bash Shell
6 15 (9.15%) C#
6 15 (9.15%) Perl
7 10 (6.10%) ES6
7 10 (6.10%) PHP
8 9 (5.49%) Scala
9 7 (4.27%) C++
9 7 (4.27%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.83%) Groovy
12 2 (1.22%) R
12 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.61%) Java 8
13 1 (0.61%) Rust
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 7 (4.27%) CISSP
3 5 (3.05%) CISM
3 5 (3.05%) CSSLP
3 5 (3.05%) SANS
4 3 (1.83%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.61%) CCNP
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (44.51%) GCP
2 6 (3.66%) QA
3 5 (3.05%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 92 (56.10%) Docker
2 8 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 89 (54.27%) Kubernetes
2 67 (40.85%) Ansible
3 56 (34.15%) Puppet
4 48 (29.27%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (28.05%) Terraform
6 14 (8.54%) Packer
7 8 (4.88%) Graphite
7 8 (4.88%) Prometheus
8 6 (3.66%) Consul
9 5 (3.05%) Grafana
9 5 (3.05%) Kibana
10 2 (1.22%) Marathon
10 2 (1.22%) Mesos
10 2 (1.22%) rkt
10 2 (1.22%) Salt
11 1 (0.61%) Rancher
Vendors
1 111 (67.68%) Google
2 27 (16.46%) SAP
3 16 (9.76%) VMware
4 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 11 (6.71%) Rackspace
6 9 (5.49%) Intapp
7 5 (3.05%) Veracode
8 4 (2.44%) Cisco
9 3 (1.83%) Citrix
9 3 (1.83%) Zend
10 2 (1.22%) Sage
11 1 (0.61%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.61%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (0.61%) Facebook
11 1 (0.61%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds