Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 57 69 56
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13 +13
Permanent jobs citing GCP 261 157 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 4.59% 3.58% 3.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.88% 10.34% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 116 142 33
10th Percentile £43,380 £38,750 £40,500
25th Percentile £50,938 £40,875 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £82,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%

GCP 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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,027 1,519 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.65% 34.66% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,242 1,120 466
10th Percentile £31,569 £28,385 £31,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,875 £71,250
UK median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Scotland

GCP
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in Scotland.

Salary trend for GCP in Scotland

GCP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in Scotland over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for GCP in Scotland

GCP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +6 146 £65,000 +4.84% 8
Glasgow +52 96 £55,000 +29.41% 21
Lanarkshire - 5 £70,000 -
Aberdeen +8 4 £56,250 - 3
West Lothian -11 1 £75,000 -
Shetland Islands - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £55,000 -
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing GCP 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GCP.

1 221 (84.67%) Azure
2 220 (84.29%) AWS
3 170 (65.13%) Agile
4 152 (58.24%) DevOps
5 135 (51.72%) Python
6 129 (49.43%) Mentoring
7 123 (47.13%) Java
8 103 (39.46%) Microsoft
8 103 (39.46%) Analytics
9 96 (36.78%) Software Engineering
10 94 (36.02%) Data Analytics
10 94 (36.02%) Machine Learning
11 91 (34.87%) Data Science
12 87 (33.33%) Big Data
13 85 (32.57%) Cybersecurity
14 83 (31.80%) Spring
15 82 (31.42%) Data Architecture
16 79 (30.27%) Security Management
17 78 (29.89%) Games
18 76 (29.12%) Data Engineering
19 75 (28.74%) Algorithms
19 75 (28.74%) QA
20 74 (28.35%) Information Security
20 74 (28.35%) Threat Analysis
20 74 (28.35%) SFIA
21 65 (24.90%) Google
22 58 (22.22%) Docker
22 58 (22.22%) React
23 56 (21.46%) Microservices
24 55 (21.07%) Kubernetes

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.75%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.30%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (1.53%) Apache
4 3 (1.15%) Confluence
4 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.77%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) Luigi
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Adobe XD
1 2 (0.77%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 221 (84.67%) Azure
2 220 (84.29%) AWS
3 15 (5.75%) Power Platform
4 14 (5.36%) SaaS
5 13 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (4.98%) GitHub
6 11 (4.21%) Serverless
7 10 (3.83%) Amazon Kinesis
7 10 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (3.83%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (3.45%) Amazon S3
8 9 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (3.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (3.07%) Azure DevOps
10 6 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (2.30%) Google Workspace
11 5 (1.92%) PaaS
12 4 (1.53%) Azure Sentinel
13 3 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (1.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.13%) 4G
1 16 (6.13%) 5G
2 5 (1.92%) Firewall
3 4 (1.53%) Broadband
4 3 (1.15%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (33.33%) Big Data
2 37 (14.18%) MySQL
3 32 (12.26%) NoSQL
4 31 (11.88%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (11.88%) Relational Database
5 23 (8.81%) RDBMS
6 17 (6.51%) SQL Server
7 16 (6.13%) Data Lake
7 16 (6.13%) MongoDB
8 13 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (4.98%) Redis
9 10 (3.83%) BigQuery
10 8 (3.07%) Amazon Athena
10 8 (3.07%) DynamoDB
10 8 (3.07%) Looker
10 8 (3.07%) Neo4j
11 7 (2.68%) Hadoop
11 7 (2.68%) Power BI
11 7 (2.68%) Tableau
12 3 (1.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 44 (16.86%) Jenkins
2 42 (16.09%) Git (software)
3 27 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (5.75%) IBM UrbanCode
5 13 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (4.60%) GitLab
7 11 (4.21%) Bitbucket
7 11 (4.21%) JIRA
8 9 (3.45%) Selenium
8 9 (3.45%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (3.07%) Travis CI
10 7 (2.68%) ClearCase
10 7 (2.68%) ER Studio
10 7 (2.68%) ERwin
11 6 (2.30%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.30%) Spinnaker
12 3 (1.15%) Maven
13 2 (0.77%) JUnit
14 1 (0.38%) Mockito
General
1 78 (29.89%) Games
2 50 (19.16%) Finance
3 39 (14.94%) Banking
4 26 (9.96%) Social Skills
5 9 (3.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 9 (3.45%) Retail
6 8 (3.07%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (2.30%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.92%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.53%) Front Office
10 3 (1.15%) Legal
11 2 (0.77%) Law
11 2 (0.77%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.38%) Advertising
12 1 (0.38%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.38%) Marketing
12 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.38%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 74 (28.35%) Trainee
2 47 (18.01%) Software Engineer
3 36 (13.79%) Developer
4 21 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (5.75%) Data Engineer
5 15 (5.75%) Lead Software Engineer
6 14 (5.36%) Architect
6 14 (5.36%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 10 (3.83%) .NET Software Engineer
8 10 (3.83%) Analyst
8 10 (3.83%) Consultant
9 9 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.45%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.07%) Python Developer
11 7 (2.68%) Analytics Consultant
11 7 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 7 (2.68%) Data Analytics Consultant
11 7 (2.68%) Data Consultant
11 7 (2.68%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (31.80%) Spring
2 58 (22.22%) React
3 42 (16.09%) .NET
4 36 (13.79%) Node.js
5 28 (10.73%) RESTful
6 27 (10.34%) Web Services
7 24 (9.20%) AngularJS
8 21 (8.05%) ASP.NET
9 19 (7.28%) Elastic Stack
10 18 (6.90%) Redux
11 17 (6.51%) HTML
12 16 (6.13%) CSS
12 16 (6.13%) Middleware
13 15 (5.75%) .NET Core
14 13 (4.98%) ASP.NET Core
14 13 (4.98%) REST
14 13 (4.98%) RxJS
15 12 (4.60%) .NET Framework
16 11 (4.21%) Kafka
17 9 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 75 (28.74%) Algorithms
2 39 (14.94%) Public Cloud
3 36 (13.79%) Cloud Native
4 12 (4.60%) IoT
4 12 (4.60%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.07%) FMCG
6 6 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.92%) PKI
8 3 (1.15%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.15%) Life Science
8 3 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (1.15%) User Experience
8 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.77%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.77%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.64%) Linux
2 20 (7.66%) Windows
3 11 (4.21%) Unix
4 8 (3.07%) CoreOS
4 8 (3.07%) Mesosphere
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (65.13%) Agile
2 152 (58.24%) DevOps
3 129 (49.43%) Mentoring
4 103 (39.46%) Analytics
5 96 (36.78%) Software Engineering
6 94 (36.02%) Data Analytics
6 94 (36.02%) Machine Learning
7 91 (34.87%) Data Science
8 85 (32.57%) Cybersecurity
9 82 (31.42%) Data Architecture
10 79 (30.27%) Security Management
11 76 (29.12%) Data Engineering
12 74 (28.35%) Information Security
12 74 (28.35%) SFIA
12 74 (28.35%) Threat Analysis
13 56 (21.46%) Microservices
14 36 (13.79%) CI/CD
15 35 (13.41%) Infrastructure as Code
16 34 (13.03%) Containerisation
17 29 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 135 (51.72%) Python
2 123 (47.13%) Java
3 52 (19.92%) JavaScript
4 40 (15.33%) C#
5 37 (14.18%) SQL
6 35 (13.41%) TypeScript
7 11 (4.21%) R
8 7 (2.68%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.92%) Go
10 3 (1.15%) C++
10 3 (1.15%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.15%) PHP
11 2 (0.77%) Bash
11 2 (0.77%) C
12 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.38%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) Scala
12 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (8.43%) Degree
2 9 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.92%) CEH
4 5 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (28.74%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (1.92%) NCSC
2 5 (1.92%) RMADS
3 1 (0.38%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 58 (22.22%) Docker
2 7 (2.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 55 (21.07%) Kubernetes
2 43 (16.48%) Terraform
3 39 (14.94%) Ansible
4 23 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (8.81%) Puppet
5 19 (7.28%) Prometheus
6 8 (3.07%) Automic
6 8 (3.07%) Consul
6 8 (3.07%) Istio
6 8 (3.07%) Kibana
6 8 (3.07%) logstash
7 6 (2.30%) AirWatch
7 6 (2.30%) Jamf Pro
8 5 (1.92%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.38%) CASB
10 1 (0.38%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 103 (39.46%) Microsoft
2 65 (24.90%) Google
3 26 (9.96%) Splunk
4 11 (4.21%) Dynatrace
5 9 (3.45%) Oracle
6 8 (3.07%) Hitachi
7 6 (2.30%) Citrix
8 5 (1.92%) Centrify
8 5 (1.92%) Databricks
8 5 (1.92%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.53%) Adobe
10 3 (1.15%) IBM
11 2 (0.77%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.38%) Checkmarx
12 1 (0.38%) Okta
12 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.38%) Veracode