Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 345 447
Rank change year-on-year +172 +102 +123
Permanent jobs citing GCP 453 207 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.76% 0.70% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.16% 3.21% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 361 172 83
South East median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +29.41%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £93,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +13.04%

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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,355 6,444 5,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.50% 21.78% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6,174 5,420 4,424
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the South East

GCP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCP in the South East.

Salary trend for GCP in the South East

GCP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in the South East over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for GCP in the South East

GCP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Thames Valley +125 265 £62,500 -6.72% 29
Berkshire +112 150 £65,000 -18.75% 14
Hampshire +85 113 £50,000 -20.00% 12
Oxfordshire +58 109 £60,000 -7.69% 10
Surrey +22 23 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Kent +10 16 £50,000 -15.61% 2
East Sussex +23 13 £62,500 +72.41% 3
West Sussex +4 12 £85,000 +88.89%
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £48,750 +51.16% 5
Middlesex 0 3 £43,000 -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for GCP.

1 341 (75.28%) Azure
2 325 (71.74%) Google
3 322 (71.08%) AWS
4 220 (48.57%) DevOps
5 186 (41.06%) Docker
6 161 (35.54%) Kubernetes
7 149 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
8 138 (30.46%) Java
9 136 (30.02%) Linux
10 127 (28.04%) Software Engineering
11 112 (24.72%) Python
12 101 (22.30%) C#
13 98 (21.63%) SQL
14 97 (21.41%) JavaScript
15 96 (21.19%) Git (software)
15 96 (21.19%) Degree
16 90 (19.87%) Microsoft
16 90 (19.87%) Jenkins
17 85 (18.76%) Ansible
18 80 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
19 79 (17.44%) AngularJS
19 79 (17.44%) .NET
20 76 (16.78%) TDD
21 75 (16.56%) Microservices
22 70 (15.45%) Web Services
23 69 (15.23%) Computer Science
23 69 (15.23%) React
24 68 (15.01%) VMware
25 67 (14.79%) Terraform
26 66 (14.57%) Windows

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 31 (6.84%) Confluence
2 25 (5.52%) CMS
2 25 (5.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 19 (4.19%) Drupal
4 18 (3.97%) Apache Spark
5 17 (3.75%) WordPress
6 15 (3.31%) Apache
6 15 (3.31%) SugarCRM
7 12 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.43%) IIS
9 10 (2.21%) nginx
10 8 (1.77%) Apache Solr
11 7 (1.55%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.32%) SharePoint
13 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.44%) IBM Domino
16 1 (0.22%) SAS
16 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.88%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 341 (75.28%) Azure
2 322 (71.08%) AWS
3 63 (13.91%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (11.04%) SaaS
5 25 (5.52%) IaaS
5 25 (5.52%) PaaS
6 23 (5.08%) npm
7 21 (4.64%) GitHub
8 20 (4.42%) IBM Cloud
9 18 (3.97%) Office 365
10 17 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 17 (3.75%) Serverless
11 7 (1.55%) Power Platform
12 6 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (1.32%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.32%) Slack
13 5 (1.10%) Azure Functions
13 5 (1.10%) Google Analytics
13 5 (1.10%) OneDrive
13 5 (1.10%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.74%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.64%) DNS
3 16 (3.53%) Skype
4 14 (3.09%) VPN
5 13 (2.87%) Internet
5 13 (2.87%) Network Security
6 10 (2.21%) DHCP
6 10 (2.21%) LAN
6 10 (2.21%) VoIP
7 8 (1.77%) WAN
8 7 (1.55%) Firewall
9 2 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.44%) WLAN
10 1 (0.22%) BGP
10 1 (0.22%) HTTP
10 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.05%) MySQL
2 36 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.84%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (5.74%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.75%) Big Data
6 16 (3.53%) Redis
7 15 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (2.65%) NoSQL
9 11 (2.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (2.43%) BigQuery
10 10 (2.21%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.55%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.55%) Neo4j
12 6 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (1.10%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.66%) JasperReports
14 3 (0.66%) SAP HANA
14 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 96 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 90 (19.87%) Jenkins
3 44 (9.71%) JIRA
4 32 (7.06%) TeamCity
5 31 (6.84%) Mocha
6 29 (6.40%) Visual Studio Team System
7 28 (6.18%) Selenium
8 25 (5.52%) Maven
9 23 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (5.08%) CircleCI
9 23 (5.08%) Cucumber
10 21 (4.64%) GitLab
11 18 (3.97%) SpecFlow
12 17 (3.75%) Babel
12 17 (3.75%) gulp
12 17 (3.75%) webpack
13 16 (3.53%) Travis CI
14 15 (3.31%) WebDriver
15 14 (3.09%) Visual Studio
16 12 (2.65%) Subversion
General
1 36 (7.95%) Finance
2 34 (7.51%) Marketing
3 26 (5.74%) Retail
4 18 (3.97%) Banking
4 18 (3.97%) Games
4 18 (3.97%) German Language
4 18 (3.97%) Italian Language
4 18 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.43%) Publishing
7 10 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.77%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.32%) Back Office
10 5 (1.10%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.44%) Billing
11 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (25.61%) Developer
2 92 (20.31%) Software Engineer
3 58 (12.80%) Architect
4 44 (9.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 25 (5.52%) Junior
6 25 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
7 24 (5.30%) .NET Developer
8 23 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 22 (4.86%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.64%) C# Developer
10 21 (4.64%) DevOps Developer
11 20 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (4.19%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (3.97%) Development Manager
13 18 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (3.75%) Cloud Architect
14 17 (3.75%) Lead DevOps
15 16 (3.53%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (17.44%) .NET
1 79 (17.44%) AngularJS
2 70 (15.45%) Web Services
3 69 (15.23%) React
4 59 (13.02%) RESTful
5 54 (11.92%) HTML
6 52 (11.48%) Node.js
7 37 (8.17%) CSS
8 35 (7.73%) Spring
9 31 (6.84%) jQuery
10 30 (6.62%) .NET Core
11 29 (6.40%) REST
12 28 (6.18%) HTML5
12 28 (6.18%) Spring Boot
13 26 (5.74%) ASP.NET
14 23 (5.08%) Jest
14 23 (5.08%) Vue.js
15 19 (4.19%) Chai
15 19 (4.19%) Enzyme
16 14 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.40%) Public Cloud
2 20 (4.42%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.19%) Algorithms
3 19 (4.19%) iPad
4 18 (3.97%) EMC VMAX
5 17 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.31%) Data Structures
7 14 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (2.21%) User Experience
10 9 (1.99%) Life Science
10 9 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.55%) Blog
12 7 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.32%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.10%) PlayStation
14 5 (1.10%) Xbox
15 4 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 136 (30.02%) Linux
2 66 (14.57%) Windows
3 25 (5.52%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.43%) Android
4 11 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.99%) CentOS
6 8 (1.77%) VMS
7 6 (1.32%) Solaris
7 6 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.10%) Unix
8 5 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (48.57%) DevOps
2 149 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (28.04%) Software Engineering
4 80 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (16.78%) TDD
6 75 (16.56%) Microservices
7 69 (15.23%) Computer Science
8 48 (10.60%) Scrum
8 48 (10.60%) Test Automation
9 47 (10.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 41 (9.05%) MVC
11 39 (8.61%) Mathematics
12 36 (7.95%) Configuration Management
13 35 (7.73%) E-Commerce
13 35 (7.73%) Product Management
14 34 (7.51%) Presales
15 33 (7.28%) Open Source
16 31 (6.84%) B2B
17 29 (6.40%) Load Balancing
17 29 (6.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 138 (30.46%) Java
2 112 (24.72%) Python
3 101 (22.30%) C#
4 98 (21.63%) SQL
5 97 (21.41%) JavaScript
6 61 (13.47%) Bash Shell
7 52 (11.48%) C++
8 45 (9.93%) Go
9 42 (9.27%) PowerShell
10 29 (6.40%) PHP
10 29 (6.40%) Ruby
11 24 (5.30%) TypeScript
12 20 (4.42%) Objective-C
13 18 (3.97%) ES6
14 14 (3.09%) Kotlin
15 10 (2.21%) Scala
16 9 (1.99%) Java 8
17 7 (1.55%) Perl
17 7 (1.55%) R
18 5 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (21.19%) Degree
2 35 (7.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.99%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.77%) AWS Certification
6 7 (1.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 7 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.55%) CISSP
7 6 (1.32%) CCSP
7 6 (1.32%) CISA
7 6 (1.32%) CISM
7 6 (1.32%) CLAS
7 6 (1.32%) CREST Certified
7 6 (1.32%) IISP
8 5 (1.10%) MCITP
8 5 (1.10%) MCSA
8 5 (1.10%) MCSE
8 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.74%) QA
2 16 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.32%) GDPR
4 6 (1.32%) ISAE 3402
4 6 (1.32%) ISO 22301
4 6 (1.32%) ISO 31000
4 6 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (1.32%) NIST
4 6 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.66%) SLA
7 2 (0.44%) PSD2
System Software
1 186 (41.06%) Docker
2 47 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.51%) Hyper-V
4 32 (7.06%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.43%) vSphere
6 7 (1.55%) vCloud
6 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.32%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (1.10%) iptables
8 5 (1.10%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.10%) Xen
9 3 (0.66%) Ceph
10 1 (0.22%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 161 (35.54%) Kubernetes
2 85 (18.76%) Ansible
3 67 (14.79%) Terraform
4 37 (8.17%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (8.17%) Puppet
5 21 (4.64%) Docker Swarm
6 12 (2.65%) ZABBIX
7 10 (2.21%) Nagios
8 9 (1.99%) Kibana
9 7 (1.55%) Nessus
10 6 (1.32%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.32%) IBM Guardium
10 6 (1.32%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 5 (1.10%) Graphite
11 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.88%) Grafana
12 4 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.66%) logstash
13 3 (0.66%) Prometheus
14 1 (0.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 325 (71.74%) Google
2 90 (19.87%) Microsoft
3 68 (15.01%) VMware
4 31 (6.84%) Oracle
5 30 (6.62%) IBM
6 25 (5.52%) Cisco
6 25 (5.52%) Sitecore
7 23 (5.08%) hybris
8 20 (4.42%) EMC
9 19 (4.19%) Dell
10 18 (3.97%) NetApp
11 16 (3.53%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 14 (3.09%) Informatica
13 13 (2.87%) SAP
14 12 (2.65%) Tableau
15 9 (1.99%) Pega
16 8 (1.77%) Actuate
16 8 (1.77%) Aprimo
16 8 (1.77%) Splunk
17 7 (1.55%) Salesforce.com