Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 130 169
Rank change year-on-year +61 +39 +2
Permanent jobs citing Google 542 308 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.27% 2.48% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 8.98% 5.63% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 489 273 205
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% +1.18%

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 6,036 5,471 5,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 47.56% 44.11% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,830 4,436 4,080
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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 +34 346 £40,000 - 70
Cheshire +51 145 £37,500 +2.74% 20
Merseyside +20 25 £37,000 +21.31% 9
Lancashire +13 20 £34,250 +59.30% 6
Cumbria - 6 £25,000 -
Google
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 276 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (29.52%) Amazon AWS
3 138 (25.46%) .NET
4 132 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 130 (23.99%) JavaScript
6 123 (22.69%) MVC
7 116 (21.40%) C#
8 114 (21.03%) HTML
9 112 (20.66%) ASP.NET
10 109 (20.11%) SQL Server
11 107 (19.74%) Analytics
12 105 (19.37%) Twitter
13 102 (18.82%) TDD
14 98 (18.08%) AngularJS
15 93 (17.16%) Google Cloud Platform
16 92 (16.97%) Marketing
17 90 (16.61%) CSS
18 85 (15.68%) Java
19 82 (15.13%) DevOps
20 79 (14.58%) SQL
20 79 (14.58%) Games
21 78 (14.39%) Web Development
22 76 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
23 75 (13.84%) Finance
24 74 (13.65%) Degree
25 70 (12.92%) Google Analytics
25 70 (12.92%) KnockoutJS
26 69 (12.73%) Web Application Development
27 68 (12.55%) Dependency Injection
27 68 (12.55%) WCF

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 44 (8.12%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (3.51%) CMS
3 17 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (2.03%) Apache
4 11 (2.03%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.66%) WordPress
6 8 (1.48%) Drupal
7 7 (1.29%) JBoss
8 6 (1.11%) SAS
8 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.74%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.55%) Confluence
11 3 (0.55%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.37%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 20 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.95%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) InVision
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (2.95%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.18%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 160 (29.52%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (24.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (17.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 70 (12.92%) Google Analytics
5 51 (9.41%) Google Play
6 26 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (4.24%) Office 365
8 20 (3.69%) Google App Engine
9 14 (2.58%) AdWords
10 13 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (2.40%) IaaS
11 12 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 11 (2.03%) G Suite
12 11 (2.03%) GitHub
13 10 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (1.85%) Serverless
14 8 (1.48%) Firebase
14 8 (1.48%) PaaS
15 6 (1.11%) Google Tag Manager
15 6 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.87%) Firewall
2 16 (2.95%) VPN
3 10 (1.85%) Internet
3 10 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.66%) LAN
4 9 (1.66%) WAN
5 8 (1.48%) DHCP
5 8 (1.48%) DNS
6 7 (1.29%) Network Security
7 6 (1.11%) BGP
7 6 (1.11%) DMZ
7 6 (1.11%) EIGRP
7 6 (1.11%) HTTP
7 6 (1.11%) MPLS
7 6 (1.11%) OSPF
7 6 (1.11%) VoIP
7 6 (1.11%) VPLS
7 6 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.92%) FTP
8 5 (0.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (20.11%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 45 (8.30%) MySQL
4 44 (8.12%) MongoDB
5 42 (7.75%) Big Data
6 23 (4.24%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.69%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.21%) Qlik Sense
10 11 (2.03%) Power BI
10 11 (2.03%) QlikView
11 10 (1.85%) Redis
12 9 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.48%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.11%) BigQuery
16 5 (0.92%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 45 (8.30%) Git (software)
3 38 (7.01%) TeamCity
4 22 (4.06%) JIRA
5 21 (3.87%) Xcode
6 12 (2.21%) Maven
6 12 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.03%) gulp
7 11 (2.03%) Subversion
7 11 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.85%) CocoaPods
8 10 (1.85%) Gradle
8 10 (1.85%) Grunt
9 9 (1.66%) webpack
10 8 (1.48%) Selenium
11 6 (1.11%) Android Studio
11 6 (1.11%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.11%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.92%) GitLab
13 4 (0.74%) Bundler
General
1 92 (16.97%) Marketing
2 79 (14.58%) Games
3 75 (13.84%) Finance
4 37 (6.83%) Advertising
4 37 (6.83%) Retail
5 24 (4.43%) Banking
6 19 (3.51%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.40%) Automotive
8 9 (1.66%) Electronics
8 9 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.48%) Local Government
10 4 (0.74%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.37%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 260 (47.97%) Developer
2 77 (14.21%) .NET Developer
3 55 (10.15%) Junior
4 54 (9.96%) Junior Developer
5 46 (8.49%) Graduate
6 43 (7.93%) Graduate Developer
7 38 (7.01%) Junior .NET Developer
8 37 (6.83%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 35 (6.46%) DevOps Engineer
10 33 (6.09%) Architect
10 33 (6.09%) Digital Developer
11 29 (5.35%) Analyst
12 28 (5.17%) Software Developer
13 27 (4.98%) Java Developer
14 25 (4.61%) PHP Developer
15 21 (3.87%) iOS Developer
16 19 (3.51%) Android Developer
17 17 (3.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 15 (2.77%) Cloud Architect
18 15 (2.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (25.46%) .NET
2 114 (21.03%) HTML
3 112 (20.66%) ASP.NET
4 98 (18.08%) AngularJS
5 90 (16.61%) CSS
6 76 (14.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 70 (12.92%) KnockoutJS
8 68 (12.55%) WCF
9 66 (12.18%) Web Services
10 61 (11.25%) Node.js
11 60 (11.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 52 (9.59%) RESTful
13 45 (8.30%) jQuery
14 41 (7.56%) MSMQ
15 40 (7.38%) HTML5
16 39 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (7.01%) .NET Framework
17 38 (7.01%) Entity Framework
18 36 (6.64%) WPF
19 34 (6.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.62%) Mobile App
2 59 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 42 (7.75%) iPhone
4 41 (7.56%) User Experience
5 35 (6.46%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (5.54%) Social Media
8 13 (2.40%) Tandem
9 12 (2.21%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.85%) BBC
10 10 (1.85%) iPad
11 9 (1.66%) CMDB
11 9 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.66%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.48%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.29%) Graphic Design
13 7 (1.29%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.11%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.92%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.74%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.96%) Android
2 52 (9.59%) Windows
3 49 (9.04%) Linux
4 40 (7.38%) Apple iOS
5 23 (4.24%) Unix
6 12 (2.21%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.74%) CentOS
8 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) MVS
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (22.69%) MVC
3 107 (19.74%) Analytics
4 102 (18.82%) TDD
5 82 (15.13%) DevOps
6 78 (14.39%) Web Development
7 69 (12.73%) Web Application Development
8 68 (12.55%) Dependency Injection
9 54 (9.96%) E-Commerce
10 53 (9.78%) BDD
11 52 (9.59%) SEO
12 48 (8.86%) Scrum
13 47 (8.67%) Software Engineering
14 46 (8.49%) Digital Marketing
15 37 (6.83%) Front End Development
15 37 (6.83%) Kanban
16 36 (6.64%) Multithreading
17 34 (6.27%) Open Source
18 32 (5.90%) Domain-Driven Design
19 31 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 130 (23.99%) JavaScript
2 116 (21.40%) C#
3 85 (15.68%) Java
4 79 (14.58%) SQL
5 66 (12.18%) PHP
6 51 (9.41%) Ruby
7 41 (7.56%) Python
8 36 (6.64%) F#
9 28 (5.17%) Objective-C
10 21 (3.87%) Apple Swift
11 15 (2.77%) C++
12 14 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.85%) Scala
13 10 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.66%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.48%) ES6
15 8 (1.48%) Go
16 4 (0.74%) C
16 4 (0.74%) GraphQL
17 2 (0.37%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 74 (13.65%) Degree
2 14 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.92%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.74%) CISM
5 4 (0.74%) CISSP
6 3 (0.55%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.55%) SAFe Agilist
7 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.37%) MCITP
7 2 (0.37%) MCP
7 2 (0.37%) MCSA
8 1 (0.18%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CCNA
8 1 (0.18%) CCNP
8 1 (0.18%) CIPFA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.48%) GDPR
1 8 (1.48%) QA
2 6 (1.11%) GCP
3 5 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (7.38%) Docker
2 26 (4.80%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.18%) NFS
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (7.01%) Puppet
2 37 (6.83%) Kibana
3 32 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (5.35%) Terraform
5 26 (4.80%) Ansible
6 16 (2.95%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.66%) Prometheus
7 9 (1.66%) SCCM
8 7 (1.29%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.11%) Ambari
10 5 (0.92%) Marathon
10 5 (0.92%) Mesos
10 5 (0.92%) rkt
10 5 (0.92%) Salt
11 3 (0.55%) Capistrano
12 2 (0.37%) Packer
13 1 (0.18%) Consul
13 1 (0.18%) Nagios
13 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (19.37%) Twitter
2 64 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.72%) Facebook
4 24 (4.43%) Apple
4 24 (4.43%) VMware
5 23 (4.24%) Adobe
6 17 (3.14%) Tableau
7 15 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.21%) Yahoo!
10 10 (1.85%) Sony
11 9 (1.66%) Hitwise
11 9 (1.66%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.66%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.48%) Cisco
12 8 (1.48%) IBM
12 8 (1.48%) Rackspace
12 8 (1.48%) SAP
13 6 (1.11%) Hortonworks
13 6 (1.11%) Juniper