Period
to 25 September 2020

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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 176 349
Rank change year-on-year +41 +173 +103
Permanent jobs citing GCP 158 458 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.95% 1.77% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.39% 6.21% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 156 412 199
Median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 2,932 7,375 6,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.22% 28.52% 21.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,566 6,196 5,435
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,375 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,000 £74,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +8.91%

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 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 2020. 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
Hampshire +69 72 £50,000 - 7
Thames Valley +4 56 £60,000 -4.00% 14
Berkshire +22 38 £57,500 -11.54% 7
Oxfordshire -14 14 £62,500 +4.17% 5
Surrey +101 13 £55,000 -8.33% 2
East Sussex +46 8 £75,000 +20.00% 5
West Sussex +61 6 £51,250 -39.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +78 4 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Kent +41 3 £46,250 -7.50% 2
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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.

1 115 (72.78%) Google
2 107 (67.72%) Python
3 104 (65.82%) AWS
4 77 (48.73%) DevOps
5 73 (46.20%) Azure
6 60 (37.97%) Kubernetes
7 59 (37.34%) Terraform
8 58 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (35.44%) Java
10 55 (34.81%) SQL
11 47 (29.75%) Linux
12 45 (28.48%) Apache
13 44 (27.85%) Docker
14 41 (25.95%) PostgreSQL
15 40 (25.32%) RabbitMQ
16 36 (22.78%) Security Cleared
16 36 (22.78%) GitHub
16 36 (22.78%) Apache Spark
17 35 (22.15%) Public Sector
17 35 (22.15%) JavaScript
18 34 (21.52%) Service Management
18 34 (21.52%) ITSM
18 34 (21.52%) SC Cleared
18 34 (21.52%) Spring
18 34 (21.52%) Grafana
18 34 (21.52%) Big Data
19 33 (20.89%) Spring Integration
19 33 (20.89%) Gradle
19 33 (20.89%) Elasticsearch
19 33 (20.89%) ServiceNow

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 45 (28.48%) Apache
2 36 (22.78%) Apache Spark
3 33 (20.89%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.43%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.80%) CMS
6 5 (3.16%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (3.16%) WordPress
7 4 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.90%) Confluence
9 2 (1.27%) IIS
9 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.63%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Magento
2 5 (3.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 104 (65.82%) AWS
2 73 (46.20%) Azure
3 36 (22.78%) GitHub
4 33 (20.89%) Stackdriver
5 19 (12.03%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (7.59%) Serverless
7 11 (6.96%) SaaS
8 9 (5.70%) IaaS
9 8 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (4.43%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (3.80%) Google App Engine
11 6 (3.80%) PaaS
12 5 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (3.16%) Amazon S3
13 4 (2.53%) Datadog
14 3 (1.90%) Power Platform
14 3 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (1.27%) Asana
15 2 (1.27%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.59%) H.323
2 6 (3.80%) Firewall
2 6 (3.80%) Skype
3 5 (3.16%) Network Security
3 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.53%) VPN
5 3 (1.90%) DNS
5 3 (1.90%) HTTP
6 2 (1.27%) 4G
6 2 (1.27%) 5G
6 2 (1.27%) Internet
6 2 (1.27%) LTE
6 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.63%) SMTP
7 1 (0.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.63%) Wireless
7 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.95%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (21.52%) Big Data
3 21 (13.29%) MySQL
4 14 (8.86%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.33%) BigQuery
6 6 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.16%) Apache Hive
7 5 (3.16%) Cloud Spanner
7 5 (3.16%) Presto
7 5 (3.16%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (2.53%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (1.90%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (1.90%) GIS
9 3 (1.90%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.90%) Power BI
9 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.27%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (20.89%) Gradle
2 20 (12.66%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.23%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.33%) PHPUnit
5 8 (5.06%) Selenium
6 5 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.53%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.90%) GitLab
8 3 (1.90%) JIRA
9 2 (1.27%) GoCD
10 1 (0.63%) Babel
10 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.63%) webpack
General
1 35 (22.15%) Public Sector
2 15 (9.49%) Finance
3 8 (5.06%) Games
4 7 (4.43%) Norwegian Language
5 4 (2.53%) Marketing
6 3 (1.90%) Korean Language
6 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Military
7 2 (1.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (42.41%) Developer
2 38 (24.05%) Senior Developer
3 25 (15.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 19 (12.03%) Digital Developer
4 19 (12.03%) Digital Transformation
5 17 (10.76%) Graduate
5 17 (10.76%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.23%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) Platform Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) Junior
8 11 (6.96%) PHP Developer
8 11 (6.96%) Senior PHP Developer
9 10 (6.33%) Data Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Python Engineer
10 9 (5.70%) Junior Developer
10 9 (5.70%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.06%) Junior Java Developer
12 7 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (4.43%) Graduate Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.32%) RabbitMQ
2 34 (21.52%) Spring
3 33 (20.89%) Spring Integration
4 21 (13.29%) HTML
5 20 (12.66%) REST
6 19 (12.03%) CSS
7 18 (11.39%) Spring Boot
8 16 (10.13%) WebRTC
9 14 (8.86%) Node.js
9 14 (8.86%) React
10 13 (8.23%) Django
11 12 (7.59%) AngularJS
12 10 (6.33%) jQuery
13 8 (5.06%) .NET
13 8 (5.06%) LAMP
13 8 (5.06%) XHTML
14 7 (4.43%) Flask
14 7 (4.43%) RESTful
14 7 (4.43%) TensorFlow
15 6 (3.80%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Public Cloud
2 16 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (10.13%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.16%) Life Science
4 5 (3.16%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.27%) Blog
6 2 (1.27%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.27%) NHS
6 2 (1.27%) PMI
6 2 (1.27%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.75%) Linux
2 23 (14.56%) Windows
3 6 (3.80%) Android
3 6 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.90%) CentOS
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.73%) DevOps
2 58 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (21.52%) ITSM
3 34 (21.52%) Service Management
4 33 (20.89%) API Integration
5 28 (17.72%) Microservices
6 27 (17.09%) TDD
7 21 (13.29%) OOP
8 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
9 19 (12.03%) Computer Science
9 19 (12.03%) OO
10 17 (10.76%) Mathematics
11 16 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (10.13%) Test Automation
12 14 (8.86%) Fintech
12 14 (8.86%) Migration
12 14 (8.86%) Web Development
13 13 (8.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 107 (67.72%) Python
2 56 (35.44%) Java
3 55 (34.81%) SQL
4 35 (22.15%) JavaScript
5 18 (11.39%) Scala
6 16 (10.13%) PHP
7 15 (9.49%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.49%) C++
8 14 (8.86%) C#
9 11 (6.96%) C
10 10 (6.33%) Go
11 7 (4.43%) Ruby
11 7 (4.43%) TypeScript
12 6 (3.80%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.90%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.27%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.27%) Groovy
14 2 (1.27%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.27%) Rust
14 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (22.78%) Security Cleared
2 34 (21.52%) SC Cleared
3 32 (20.25%) Degree
4 12 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.90%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.90%) PhD
6 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 22301
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.27%) MISRA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (27.85%) Docker
2 10 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.27%) Firmware
4 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) Ceph
5 1 (0.63%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 60 (37.97%) Kubernetes
2 59 (37.34%) Terraform
3 34 (21.52%) Grafana
4 25 (15.82%) Ansible
5 6 (3.80%) Puppet
6 5 (3.16%) Cobbler
6 5 (3.16%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (3.16%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.53%) logstash
7 4 (2.53%) Mesos
7 4 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.53%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.27%) Packer
8 2 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 115 (72.78%) Google
2 33 (20.89%) ServiceNow
2 33 (20.89%) Splunk
3 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.23%) VMware
5 7 (4.43%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.16%) Zend
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle
7 3 (1.90%) Samsung
7 3 (1.90%) Tableau
8 2 (1.27%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.27%) Qualys
8 2 (1.27%) Talend
8 2 (1.27%) Teradata
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco
9 1 (0.63%) Cognos
9 1 (0.63%) Informatica
9 1 (0.63%) Rackspace