Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 108 132
Rank change year-on-year +32 +24 +24
Permanent jobs citing Google 468 366 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.80% 2.85% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 8.26% 6.37% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 411 325 230
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%

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 5,666 5,742 4,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.02% 44.74% 42.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,584 4,642 3,954
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,770
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,700 £59,700
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 21 June 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 21 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 +20 334 £40,000 - 67
Cheshire +26 88 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Merseyside +12 21 £37,500 +22.95% 4
Lancashire -3 20 £35,000 +62.79% 4
Cumbria - 4 £25,000 -
Google
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 253 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (35.04%) Amazon AWS
3 135 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 133 (28.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 120 (25.64%) .NET
6 117 (25.00%) HTML
7 110 (23.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 102 (21.79%) C#
8 102 (21.79%) CSS
8 102 (21.79%) TDD
9 101 (21.58%) SQL Server
10 95 (20.30%) DevOps
11 93 (19.87%) MVC
12 91 (19.44%) AngularJS
13 88 (18.80%) ASP.NET
14 87 (18.59%) Java
15 84 (17.95%) Finance
16 76 (16.24%) Microsoft
17 73 (15.60%) Games
17 73 (15.60%) Node.js
18 72 (15.38%) SQL
18 72 (15.38%) Python
19 70 (14.96%) Twitter
20 69 (14.74%) Docker
21 67 (14.32%) Web Services
21 67 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
22 64 (13.68%) Web Application Development
23 62 (13.25%) Analytics
23 62 (13.25%) Web Development
24 61 (13.03%) Continuous Integration

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 37 (7.91%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.99%) CMS
4 11 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.71%) Apache
6 7 (1.50%) Drupal
6 7 (1.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (1.28%) IIS
8 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.07%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.85%) CloudStack
9 4 (0.85%) Confluence
9 4 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.85%) WordPress
10 3 (0.64%) JBoss
11 2 (0.43%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.78%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Magento
1 2 (0.43%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 164 (35.04%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (28.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 110 (23.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 47 (10.04%) Google Analytics
5 38 (8.12%) Google Play
6 19 (4.06%) SaaS
7 18 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (3.63%) Google App Engine
8 17 (3.63%) IaaS
9 16 (3.42%) Office 365
10 15 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (2.99%) Firebase
12 13 (2.78%) Serverless
13 12 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (2.35%) G Suite
15 10 (2.14%) Google Tag Manager
16 8 (1.71%) IBM Cloud
17 7 (1.50%) AdWords
17 7 (1.50%) PaaS
18 6 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.42%) Internet
2 12 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.14%) DNS
4 8 (1.71%) Firewall
4 8 (1.71%) Unified Communications
4 8 (1.71%) VPN
5 7 (1.50%) DHCP
6 5 (1.07%) WAN
7 4 (0.85%) VoIP
8 3 (0.64%) VLAN
9 2 (0.43%) FTP
9 2 (0.43%) HTTP
9 2 (0.43%) IPsec
9 2 (0.43%) LAN
9 2 (0.43%) Network Security
9 2 (0.43%) SMS
10 1 (0.21%) Intranet
10 1 (0.21%) MPLS
10 1 (0.21%) SAN
10 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.19%) MySQL
3 41 (8.76%) MongoDB
4 39 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 24 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 23 (4.91%) Big Data
7 19 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (3.42%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.78%) Redis
10 12 (2.56%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.14%) Power BI
12 7 (1.50%) Qlik Sense
12 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.28%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.28%) QlikView
14 5 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.07%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 48 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 37 (7.91%) TeamCity
4 21 (4.49%) JIRA
5 15 (3.21%) gulp
6 14 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.99%) webpack
7 13 (2.78%) Grunt
7 13 (2.78%) Selenium
8 11 (2.35%) Maven
8 11 (2.35%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.71%) Bundler
9 8 (1.71%) GitLab
9 8 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.50%) Xcode
11 6 (1.28%) Subversion
12 4 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.85%) Travis CI
General
1 84 (17.95%) Finance
2 73 (15.60%) Games
3 59 (12.61%) Marketing
4 48 (10.26%) Retail
5 27 (5.77%) Manufacturing
6 20 (4.27%) Banking
7 18 (3.85%) Advertising
7 18 (3.85%) Telecoms
8 17 (3.63%) Electronics
9 10 (2.14%) Local Government
10 9 (1.92%) Automotive
11 4 (0.85%) Back Office
11 4 (0.85%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (0.85%) Publishing
12 2 (0.43%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 222 (47.44%) Developer
2 66 (14.10%) .NET Developer
3 49 (10.47%) Junior
4 43 (9.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 42 (8.97%) Junior Developer
6 35 (7.48%) Digital Developer
6 35 (7.48%) Graduate
7 34 (7.26%) Architect
8 33 (7.05%) Graduate Developer
9 29 (6.20%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 29 (6.20%) Junior .NET Developer
10 27 (5.77%) Java Developer
11 23 (4.91%) Software Engineer
12 22 (4.70%) Analyst
13 20 (4.27%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (3.85%) Web Developer
15 17 (3.63%) Consultant
15 17 (3.63%) Designer
15 17 (3.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (25.64%) .NET
2 117 (25.00%) HTML
3 102 (21.79%) CSS
4 91 (19.44%) AngularJS
5 88 (18.80%) ASP.NET
6 73 (15.60%) Node.js
7 67 (14.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (14.32%) Web Services
8 61 (13.03%) KnockoutJS
9 60 (12.82%) WCF
10 57 (12.18%) HTML5
11 53 (11.32%) CSS3
12 52 (11.11%) RESTful
13 47 (10.04%) React
14 46 (9.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (8.12%) jQuery
17 35 (7.48%) .NET Framework
17 35 (7.48%) Entity Framework
18 31 (6.62%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (10.04%) User Experience
3 45 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 42 (8.97%) Mobile App
5 35 (7.48%) iPhone
6 24 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (4.06%) Management Information System
8 15 (3.21%) Smartphone
9 12 (2.56%) Social Media
10 11 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.35%) Public Cloud
10 11 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.92%) CMDB
12 6 (1.28%) Tandem
13 5 (1.07%) BBC
13 5 (1.07%) Graphic Design
13 5 (1.07%) Internet of Things
13 5 (1.07%) iPad
13 5 (1.07%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.68%) Linux
2 48 (10.26%) Android
3 37 (7.91%) Windows
4 26 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.28%) Unix
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) MVS
10 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (54.06%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (21.79%) TDD
3 95 (20.30%) DevOps
4 93 (19.87%) MVC
5 64 (13.68%) Web Application Development
6 62 (13.25%) Analytics
6 62 (13.25%) Web Development
7 61 (13.03%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (13.03%) Software Engineering
8 59 (12.61%) Dependency Injection
9 55 (11.75%) Open Source
10 49 (10.47%) Kanban
11 44 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (9.19%) Scrum
13 42 (8.97%) E-Commerce
14 40 (8.55%) BDD
14 40 (8.55%) Microservices
15 37 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
17 34 (7.26%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 135 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 102 (21.79%) C#
3 87 (18.59%) Java
4 72 (15.38%) Python
4 72 (15.38%) SQL
5 56 (11.97%) PHP
5 56 (11.97%) Ruby
6 29 (6.20%) F#
7 14 (2.99%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 11 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.35%) ES6
9 11 (2.35%) R
10 8 (1.71%) Scala
11 7 (1.50%) Apple Swift
11 7 (1.50%) Go
11 7 (1.50%) Java 8
11 7 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.85%) Perl
12 4 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (7.91%) Degree
2 12 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.07%) SAFe Agilist
6 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.64%) ISEB
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.43%) MCITP
8 2 (0.43%) MCSA
8 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CCNP
9 1 (0.21%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) IIBA
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.85%) GCP
2 13 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 69 (14.74%) Docker
2 26 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (4.06%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.71%) XenServer
6 6 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.85%) vSphere
7 4 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (9.62%) Puppet
2 40 (8.55%) Kubernetes
2 40 (8.55%) Terraform
3 38 (8.12%) Ansible
4 36 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (6.20%) Kibana
6 15 (3.21%) Prometheus
7 11 (2.35%) Packer
8 10 (2.14%) SCCM
9 5 (1.07%) Consul
10 4 (0.85%) Graphite
10 4 (0.85%) Salt
11 3 (0.64%) WSUS
12 2 (0.43%) Marathon
12 2 (0.43%) Mesos
12 2 (0.43%) rkt
12 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.21%) Nagios
13 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 70 (14.96%) Twitter
3 32 (6.84%) VMware
4 20 (4.27%) Facebook
5 18 (3.85%) Apple
5 18 (3.85%) Tableau
6 17 (3.63%) Adobe
6 17 (3.63%) SAP
7 16 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (3.21%) Oracle
9 12 (2.56%) IBM
10 10 (2.14%) Rackspace
11 9 (1.92%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.71%) Zend
13 6 (1.28%) Yahoo!
14 5 (1.07%) Sony
14 5 (1.07%) Tealeaf
15 4 (0.85%) Cisco
15 4 (0.85%) Citrix
15 4 (0.85%) Red Hat