Period
to 26 February 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Google.

Google
England > North West
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 130 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 -61 +62
Permanent jobs citing Google 171 265 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.03% 2.57% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 4.78% 5.98% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 132 218 492
North West median annual salary £54,486 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.20% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,763 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +33.33% -5.26%

Google is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,581 4,434 5,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.56% 43.02% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,671 3,557 4,648
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Google in the North West

Google
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Google in the North West.

Salary trend for Google in the North West

Google
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the North West over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Google in the North West

Google
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. 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 -13 107 £55,000 +37.50% 79
Cheshire +9 22 £45,000 -10.45% 24
Merseyside +19 19 £30,000 +33.33% 6
Lancashire 0 16 £34,500 -29.23% 8
Cumbria - 6 - -
Google
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT jobs citing Google 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.

1 101 (59.06%) AWS
2 100 (58.48%) GCP
3 93 (54.39%) Azure
4 68 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (26.90%) Python
6 45 (26.32%) DevOps
7 43 (25.15%) Java
7 43 (25.15%) JavaScript
7 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
8 36 (21.05%) Analytics
9 33 (19.30%) Degree
9 33 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (18.13%) Git (software)
11 30 (17.54%) SQL
11 30 (17.54%) MySQL
12 29 (16.96%) Mentoring
13 28 (16.37%) Linux
13 28 (16.37%) Software Engineering
14 27 (15.79%) CSS
15 26 (15.20%) C#
15 26 (15.20%) OO
16 25 (14.62%) HTML
16 25 (14.62%) TDD
17 24 (14.04%) User Experience
17 24 (14.04%) Microservices
18 23 (13.45%) Docker
18 23 (13.45%) Kubernetes
18 23 (13.45%) SDLC
18 23 (13.45%) Retail
18 23 (13.45%) Scrum

Google
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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (5.26%) CMS
4 8 (4.68%) Confluence
5 4 (2.34%) Apache
6 3 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.17%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.17%) WordPress
8 1 (0.58%) Drupal
8 1 (0.58%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (1.75%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 101 (59.06%) AWS
2 100 (58.48%) GCP
3 93 (54.39%) Azure
4 20 (11.70%) Google Analytics
5 13 (7.60%) Serverless
6 12 (7.02%) GitHub
7 10 (5.85%) G Suite
8 9 (5.26%) Office 365
9 8 (4.68%) Power Platform
10 6 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (3.51%) Slack
10 6 (3.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (2.92%) Adobe Analytics
11 5 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (2.92%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 5 (2.92%) AWS CloudTrail
11 5 (2.92%) Sage Pay
12 4 (2.34%) Asana
12 4 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.34%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) Network Security
1 6 (3.51%) VoIP
2 5 (2.92%) DHCP
2 5 (2.92%) DNS
3 3 (1.75%) ATM
4 2 (1.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.58%) Intranet
5 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) MPLS
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
5 1 (0.58%) Skype
5 1 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) WAN
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.54%) MySQL
2 22 (12.87%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 16 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (8.77%) Neo4j
6 14 (8.19%) MongoDB
6 14 (8.19%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.85%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (5.85%) Big Data
7 10 (5.85%) BigQuery
8 9 (5.26%) Hadoop
9 8 (4.68%) Data Lake
9 8 (4.68%) Power BI
10 7 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.34%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.34%) Snowflake Schema
13 3 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.17%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 31 (18.13%) Git (software)
2 20 (11.70%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.11%) GitLab
4 13 (7.60%) JIRA
5 12 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (7.02%) Maven
6 9 (5.26%) Selenium
6 9 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (4.09%) Robot Framework
8 6 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.51%) HP UFT
8 6 (3.51%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.51%) LoadRunner
8 6 (3.51%) Mockito
8 6 (3.51%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.51%) TestComplete
8 6 (3.51%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.51%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (13.45%) Retail
2 20 (11.70%) Finance
3 15 (8.77%) Marketing
4 11 (6.43%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.92%) Banking
5 5 (2.92%) Law
6 4 (2.34%) Advertising
6 4 (2.34%) Games
6 4 (2.34%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.34%) Publishing
7 3 (1.75%) Local Government
7 3 (1.75%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (23.98%) Developer
2 20 (11.70%) Architect
2 20 (11.70%) Software Engineer
3 17 (9.94%) Analyst
4 16 (9.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (7.60%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (6.43%) Consultant
7 10 (5.85%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.85%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.85%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (4.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.09%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.09%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Junior
10 6 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.51%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.79%) CSS
2 25 (14.62%) HTML
3 23 (13.45%) .NET
4 19 (11.11%) Web Services
5 16 (9.36%) RESTful
6 14 (8.19%) HTML5
6 14 (8.19%) Node.js
6 14 (8.19%) React Native
7 11 (6.43%) REST
8 9 (5.26%) .NET Core
9 8 (4.68%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.09%) Kafka
11 6 (3.51%) Gherkin
11 6 (3.51%) Middleware
11 6 (3.51%) Nightwatchjs
12 5 (2.92%) Google Maps API
12 5 (2.92%) LAMP
12 5 (2.92%) Laravel
12 5 (2.92%) React
13 4 (2.34%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) User Experience
2 21 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.36%) Blog
3 16 (9.36%) Mobile App
4 12 (7.02%) Cloud Native
4 12 (7.02%) Public Cloud
5 10 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (5.26%) BBC
7 6 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.51%) Social Media
8 5 (2.92%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.92%) CESG
8 5 (2.92%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.75%) Acoustics
10 3 (1.75%) iPhone
11 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.17%) iPad
11 2 (1.17%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.37%) Linux
2 11 (6.43%) Windows
3 10 (5.85%) Android
4 6 (3.51%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.92%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.34%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.17%) AIX
8 2 (1.17%) Unix
9 1 (0.58%) Tizen
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.32%) DevOps
3 36 (21.05%) Analytics
4 33 (19.30%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (16.96%) Mentoring
6 28 (16.37%) Software Engineering
7 26 (15.20%) OO
8 25 (14.62%) TDD
9 24 (14.04%) Microservices
10 23 (13.45%) Scrum
10 23 (13.45%) SDLC
11 20 (11.70%) Coaching
12 19 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (11.11%) Data Science
12 19 (11.11%) Kanban
13 18 (10.53%) Pair Programming
14 17 (9.94%) SOA
14 17 (9.94%) Software Delivery
15 16 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (9.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.90%) Python
2 43 (25.15%) Java
2 43 (25.15%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.54%) SQL
4 26 (15.20%) C#
5 15 (8.77%) Scala
6 10 (5.85%) C++
6 10 (5.85%) Go
6 10 (5.85%) PHP
6 10 (5.85%) Ruby
7 8 (4.68%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.68%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.68%) R
7 8 (4.68%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.51%) C
8 6 (3.51%) Groovy
8 6 (3.51%) VBScript
9 4 (2.34%) Google Apps Script
9 4 (2.34%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (19.30%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (2.92%) CISSP
3 4 (2.34%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.75%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.75%) MCSA
4 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) CCNA
5 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) MCSE
5 2 (1.17%) MCTS
5 2 (1.17%) PhD
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.58%) HND
6 1 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.58%) VCP6
6 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) QA
2 6 (3.51%) GDPR
3 5 (2.92%) ISO 31000
3 5 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (13.45%) Docker
2 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.75%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.58%) RACF
5 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (13.45%) Kubernetes
2 13 (7.60%) Puppet
3 12 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.85%) Ansible
5 8 (4.68%) Terraform
6 5 (2.92%) CASB
7 3 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.17%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.58%) Nagios
9 1 (0.58%) SCCM
9 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.85%) Oracle
3 9 (5.26%) Adobe
3 9 (5.26%) IBM
4 7 (4.09%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (3.51%) CA
5 6 (3.51%) Micro Focus
5 6 (3.51%) Parasoft
5 6 (3.51%) Tableau
5 6 (3.51%) VMware
6 5 (2.92%) Facebook
6 5 (2.92%) Xero
7 4 (2.34%) Rackspace
7 4 (2.34%) SAP
8 3 (1.75%) Cisco
8 3 (1.75%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.75%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.75%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.17%) Apple
9 2 (1.17%) SaltStack