Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 225 225
Rank change year-on-year +122 0 +143
Permanent jobs citing GCP 415 215 373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.10% 1.22% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.82% 3.85% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 318 195 344
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,000 £32,150
25th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,250 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.85% +8.33% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +12.00%

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 5,304 5,579 6,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.68% 31.62% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,362 4,801 5,637
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +4.76%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in the South East.

Salary trend for GCP in the South East

GCP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in the South East over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021. 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 +43 154 £60,000 -9.77% 42
East Sussex +75 106 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Hampshire +86 103 £52,500 -8.70% 19
Berkshire +7 83 £61,250 -9.26% 25
Oxfordshire +41 44 £52,500 -16.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +35 27 £61,250 +11.36% 4
Surrey +24 17 £75,000 +15.38% 12
Kent - 14 £56,250 - 1
West Sussex +12 12 £75,000 +114.29% 4
Home Counties - 3 £90,000 -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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.

1 362 (87.23%) AWS
2 315 (75.90%) Azure
3 175 (42.17%) Docker
4 162 (39.04%) Google
5 152 (36.63%) Kubernetes
6 145 (34.94%) DevOps
6 145 (34.94%) JavaScript
7 140 (33.73%) Software Engineering
8 132 (31.81%) Python
9 127 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
10 125 (30.12%) React
11 109 (26.27%) Microservices
12 107 (25.78%) AngularJS
13 90 (21.69%) Linux
14 81 (19.52%) Social Skills
15 78 (18.80%) Node.js
16 76 (18.31%) Git (software)
17 74 (17.83%) Machine Learning
18 68 (16.39%) Finance
19 67 (16.14%) SaaS
20 66 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
21 62 (14.94%) Artificial Intelligence
22 60 (14.46%) TDD
23 58 (13.98%) Terraform
24 56 (13.49%) REST
24 56 (13.49%) Front End Development
25 52 (12.53%) Java
26 50 (12.05%) Degree
27 49 (11.81%) SQL
28 48 (11.57%) PHP

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 17 (4.10%) Apache
1 17 (4.10%) GemFire
2 12 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.65%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.17%) Apache Airflow
5 6 (1.45%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.20%) NetWeaver
7 4 (0.96%) Drupal
7 4 (0.96%) nginx
7 4 (0.96%) WordPress
8 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.48%) Confluence
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.24%) JBoss
10 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.45%) Chatbot
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) Sketch
6 1 (0.24%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.96%) Magento
3 2 (0.48%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 362 (87.23%) AWS
2 315 (75.90%) Azure
3 67 (16.14%) SaaS
4 40 (9.64%) GitHub
5 27 (6.51%) PaaS
6 24 (5.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (5.54%) OpenShift
7 23 (5.54%) Serverless
8 19 (4.58%) Amazon Kinesis
8 19 (4.58%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (4.10%) IaaS
10 14 (3.37%) Firebase
10 14 (3.37%) Google App Engine
10 14 (3.37%) Microsoft 365
11 11 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (2.41%) Apigee
13 8 (1.93%) Azure Sentinel
14 6 (1.45%) Amazon EKS
15 5 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
15 5 (1.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.37%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.69%) Network Security
3 6 (1.45%) H.323
3 6 (1.45%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.96%) Internet
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.48%) DNS
7 1 (0.24%) 5G
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
7 1 (0.24%) Firewall
7 1 (0.24%) HTTP
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.24%) SSH
7 1 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.33%) Big Data
2 37 (8.92%) MongoDB
3 36 (8.67%) Relational Database
4 35 (8.43%) MySQL
5 30 (7.23%) NoSQL
6 28 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (5.06%) BigQuery
8 13 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (2.41%) Redis
10 10 (2.41%) Snowflake Schema
11 9 (2.17%) Apache Hive
11 9 (2.17%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.17%) HBase
11 9 (2.17%) MariaDB
12 8 (1.93%) DB2
12 8 (1.93%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (1.93%) QlikView
12 8 (1.93%) SQL Server
12 8 (1.93%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 76 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 46 (11.08%) Jenkins
3 20 (4.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (4.34%) Cucumber
4 18 (4.34%) Cypress.io
4 18 (4.34%) Protractor
5 17 (4.10%) Artifactory
5 17 (4.10%) JUnit
6 16 (3.86%) Storybook
7 12 (2.89%) JIRA
8 10 (2.41%) Selenium
9 9 (2.17%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.17%) GitLab
9 9 (2.17%) Gradle
9 9 (2.17%) IntelliJ
9 9 (2.17%) Mockito
10 7 (1.69%) SonarQube
10 7 (1.69%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.72%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 81 (19.52%) Social Skills
2 68 (16.39%) Finance
3 25 (6.02%) Public Sector
4 23 (5.54%) Games
5 17 (4.10%) Banking
5 17 (4.10%) Law
6 14 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.89%) Marketing
8 10 (2.41%) Billing
8 10 (2.41%) Legal
9 9 (2.17%) Electronics
9 9 (2.17%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.96%) Military
14 3 (0.72%) Automotive
14 3 (0.72%) Retail
15 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 172 (41.45%) Developer
2 39 (9.40%) Software Engineer
3 33 (7.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 32 (7.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (6.99%) Data Engineer
5 29 (6.99%) Full Stack Developer
6 23 (5.54%) Architect
6 23 (5.54%) Azure Engineer
6 23 (5.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 22 (5.30%) Python Developer
7 22 (5.30%) React Developer
7 22 (5.30%) Senior Developer
8 20 (4.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 19 (4.58%) Python Engineer
9 19 (4.58%) Software Developer
10 16 (3.86%) Lead Developer
10 16 (3.86%) Principal Engineer
11 15 (3.61%) C# Developer
11 15 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (3.37%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (30.12%) React
2 107 (25.78%) AngularJS
3 78 (18.80%) Node.js
4 56 (13.49%) REST
5 48 (11.57%) Vue.js
6 42 (10.12%) CSS
7 41 (9.88%) .NET
8 36 (8.67%) Flask
9 35 (8.43%) Redux
10 30 (7.23%) Spring
11 26 (6.27%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (6.02%) Django
12 25 (6.02%) Kafka
13 24 (5.78%) RESTful
14 21 (5.06%) LAMP
15 18 (4.34%) Tailwind CSS
15 18 (4.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (3.86%) Express
17 15 (3.61%) GraphQL
17 15 (3.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.23%) User Experience
2 27 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (6.51%) Public Cloud
3 19 (4.58%) Cloud Native
4 17 (4.10%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
7 9 (2.17%) CMDB
7 9 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.69%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.45%) iPad
10 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (1.20%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.96%) Blog
13 3 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.69%) Linux
2 32 (7.71%) Unix
3 11 (2.65%) Windows
4 3 (0.72%) CentOS
5 2 (0.48%) VMS
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.24%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (34.94%) DevOps
2 140 (33.73%) Software Engineering
3 127 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (26.27%) Microservices
5 74 (17.83%) Machine Learning
6 66 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (14.94%) Artificial Intelligence
8 60 (14.46%) TDD
9 56 (13.49%) Front End Development
10 41 (9.88%) Test Automation
11 39 (9.40%) Computer Science
12 36 (8.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 34 (8.19%) ETL
13 34 (8.19%) Scrum
14 33 (7.95%) Kanban
14 33 (7.95%) Software Testing
15 32 (7.71%) Mentoring
16 31 (7.47%) Fintech
17 28 (6.75%) Analytics
18 27 (6.51%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 145 (34.94%) JavaScript
2 132 (31.81%) Python
3 52 (12.53%) Java
4 49 (11.81%) SQL
5 48 (11.57%) PHP
6 45 (10.84%) C#
7 30 (7.23%) TypeScript
8 27 (6.51%) Go
9 24 (5.78%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.06%) C++
11 17 (4.10%) Bash Shell
12 16 (3.86%) Kotlin
13 15 (3.61%) R
14 11 (2.65%) Shell Script
15 9 (2.17%) Groovy
15 9 (2.17%) Ruby
16 6 (1.45%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.20%) ES6
18 4 (0.96%) C
19 3 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (12.05%) Degree
2 31 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.17%) OCP
5 9 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) PhD
7 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.82%) QA
2 15 (3.61%) GDPR
3 6 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.45%) SLA
4 4 (0.96%) ISO 22301
4 4 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 175 (42.17%) Docker
2 23 (5.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.17%) HDFS
4 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.45%) KVM
6 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 152 (36.63%) Kubernetes
2 58 (13.98%) Terraform
3 45 (10.84%) Ansible
4 13 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.41%) Puppet
6 7 (1.69%) Packer
7 2 (0.48%) Nagios
7 2 (0.48%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.24%) Grafana
8 1 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 162 (39.04%) Google
2 44 (10.60%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.51%) VMware
4 25 (6.02%) Oracle
5 16 (3.86%) Okta
6 11 (2.65%) SAP
7 10 (2.41%) Splunk
8 8 (1.93%) Cognos
9 7 (1.69%) Databricks
10 6 (1.45%) Informatica
10 6 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.45%) Talend
10 6 (1.45%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.72%) Cadence
12 2 (0.48%) Qualys
12 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.24%) Aruba
13 1 (0.24%) Citrix
13 1 (0.24%) Guidewire
13 1 (0.24%) HP