Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 267 328
Rank change year-on-year +51 +61 +33
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 156 103 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.27% 0.81% 0.089%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.92% 5.62% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 141 77 10
North West median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +30.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +19.05% +7.69%

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 2,633 1,834 1,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.47% 14.40% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,257 1,566 927
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +57 137 £55,000 -15.38% 29
Cheshire -4 13 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £57,500 - 2
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 122 (78.21%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (72.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (69.23%) Google
4 81 (51.92%) DevOps
5 73 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (42.31%) Docker
7 65 (41.67%) GCP
8 57 (36.54%) Python
9 53 (33.97%) Puppet
9 53 (33.97%) Ansible
10 48 (30.77%) Kubernetes
11 47 (30.13%) Linux
12 44 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
13 41 (26.28%) JavaScript
13 41 (26.28%) Finance
13 41 (26.28%) Open Source
14 40 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (24.36%) Web Services
16 34 (21.79%) Jenkins
17 33 (21.15%) Terraform
17 33 (21.15%) Git (software)
18 30 (19.23%) Manufacturing
18 30 (19.23%) Software Engineering
19 29 (18.59%) Retail
20 28 (17.95%) Marketing
21 26 (16.67%) Configuration Management
21 26 (16.67%) AngularJS
21 26 (16.67%) Machine Learning
22 25 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
23 24 (15.38%) TDD

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 15 (9.62%) Apache Spark
2 9 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 7 (4.49%) Drupal
5 6 (3.85%) Apache
6 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 122 (78.21%) Amazon AWS
2 113 (72.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (13.46%) AWS CloudFormation
3 21 (13.46%) SaaS
4 17 (10.90%) Google App Engine
5 16 (10.26%) IaaS
6 15 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (9.62%) PaaS
7 8 (5.13%) Firebase
8 7 (4.49%) Office 365
9 3 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.92%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.28%) G Suite
10 2 (1.28%) Google Analytics
10 2 (1.28%) Serverless
11 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.13%) VPN
3 6 (3.85%) DNS
3 6 (3.85%) Firewall
4 5 (3.21%) Internet
5 4 (2.56%) WAN
6 3 (1.92%) DHCP
6 3 (1.92%) FTP
6 3 (1.92%) HTTP
6 3 (1.92%) IPsec
6 3 (1.92%) VLAN
6 3 (1.92%) VoIP
7 1 (0.64%) BGP
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.64%) LAN
7 1 (0.64%) MPLS
7 1 (0.64%) Network Security
7 1 (0.64%) OSPF
7 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.82%) MySQL
2 14 (8.97%) Hadoop
2 14 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.05%) Big Data
5 9 (5.77%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.21%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.56%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.28%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.28%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.64%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 34 (21.79%) Jenkins
2 33 (21.15%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.62%) webpack
4 11 (7.05%) Vagrant
5 10 (6.41%) gulp
6 8 (5.13%) Bundler
7 7 (4.49%) Grunt
8 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.21%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.56%) JIRA
10 4 (2.56%) Selenium
10 4 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.56%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.28%) GitLab
12 1 (0.64%) Gradle
12 1 (0.64%) Maven
General
1 41 (26.28%) Finance
2 30 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 29 (18.59%) Retail
4 28 (17.95%) Marketing
5 20 (12.82%) Electronics
5 20 (12.82%) Telecoms
6 10 (6.41%) Local Government
7 3 (1.92%) Automotive
8 2 (1.28%) Games
9 1 (0.64%) Law
9 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (23.72%) Developer
2 33 (21.15%) Architect
3 32 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (11.54%) Consultant
5 16 (10.26%) Cloud Architect
6 14 (8.97%) AWS Architect
7 12 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
7 12 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
8 11 (7.05%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (7.05%) Web Architect
9 10 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.41%) Web Consultant
10 9 (5.77%) PHP Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
10 9 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.77%) Software Manager
11 8 (5.13%) Engineering Manager
11 8 (5.13%) React Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Software Engineering Manager
12 6 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.36%) Web Services
2 26 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 23 (14.74%) CSS
3 23 (14.74%) HTML
4 18 (11.54%) React
5 13 (8.33%) .NET
6 12 (7.69%) CSS3
6 12 (7.69%) HTML5
6 12 (7.69%) Symfony
7 11 (7.05%) Node.js
7 11 (7.05%) Vue (Vue.js)
8 10 (6.41%) GraphQL
8 10 (6.41%) Middleware
8 10 (6.41%) React Native
9 9 (5.77%) Sass
10 8 (5.13%) Browserify
11 7 (4.49%) Laravel
12 5 (3.21%) REST
13 4 (2.56%) Autofac
13 4 (2.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.90%) Cyber Defence
3 15 (9.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.41%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.41%) Public Cloud
5 9 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (5.77%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.85%) Tandem
7 5 (3.21%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.56%) Blog
8 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.56%) User Experience
9 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.28%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (30.13%) Linux
2 19 (12.18%) Windows
3 6 (3.85%) Android
3 6 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (51.92%) DevOps
2 73 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (26.28%) Open Source
4 40 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 26 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 26 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 25 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (15.38%) TDD
9 23 (14.74%) Microservices
10 22 (14.10%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (13.46%) Artificial Intelligence
12 20 (12.82%) Cryptography
12 20 (12.82%) OWASP
12 20 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
12 20 (12.82%) Programme Management
12 20 (12.82%) Security Architecture
13 17 (10.90%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (10.90%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (10.90%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.54%) Python
2 41 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.10%) Java
4 19 (12.18%) Bash Shell
5 18 (11.54%) Ruby
6 13 (8.33%) ES6
6 13 (8.33%) PHP
7 12 (7.69%) SQL
8 9 (5.77%) Go
9 8 (5.13%) C#
10 6 (3.85%) C++
11 5 (3.21%) Perl
11 5 (3.21%) Scala
12 4 (2.56%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.64%) Groovy
14 1 (0.64%) Java 8
14 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (13.46%) CISSP
2 20 (12.82%) CISM
2 20 (12.82%) CSSLP
2 20 (12.82%) SANS
3 10 (6.41%) AWS Certification
4 7 (4.49%) Degree
5 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.21%) SAFe Agilist
7 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.64%) CCNP
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (41.67%) GCP
2 20 (12.82%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.28%) QA
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 66 (42.31%) Docker
2 13 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.77%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) HDFS
5 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (33.97%) Ansible
1 53 (33.97%) Puppet
2 48 (30.77%) Kubernetes
3 44 (28.21%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (21.15%) Terraform
5 11 (7.05%) Packer
6 5 (3.21%) Consul
7 4 (2.56%) Graphite
7 4 (2.56%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.92%) Salt
9 2 (1.28%) Marathon
9 2 (1.28%) Mesos
9 2 (1.28%) rkt
10 1 (0.64%) Nagios
10 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (69.23%) Google
2 20 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.82%) SAP
2 20 (12.82%) Veracode
2 20 (12.82%) VMware
3 10 (6.41%) Rackspace
4 8 (5.13%) Zend
5 4 (2.56%) Cisco
5 4 (2.56%) Citrix
6 2 (1.28%) Sage
7 1 (0.64%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.64%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (0.64%) Facebook
7 1 (0.64%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.64%) Intapp
7 1 (0.64%) New Relic
7 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds