Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 254 309 422
Rank change year-on-year +55 +113 +54
Permanent jobs citing GCP 248 223 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.09% 0.83% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.56% 3.54% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 223 203 121
South East median annual salary £63,700 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £32,266 £37,800 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £89,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% +9.09%

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 6,957 6,294 6,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.51% 23.44% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,880 5,237 5,361
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Thames Valley +54 140 £65,000 - 28
Berkshire +11 85 £70,000 +12.00% 14
Hampshire +39 60 £45,000 -10.45% 7
Oxfordshire +32 40 £65,000 -1.52% 14
East Sussex +18 22 £60,000 -5.88% 4
Surrey +28 16 £65,000 +4.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +22 15 £55,000 +13.40%
West Sussex +9 4 £77,500 +38.39% 2
Sussex - 4 £70,000 -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 213 (85.89%) AWS
2 184 (74.19%) Azure
3 167 (67.34%) Google
4 107 (43.15%) DevOps
5 102 (41.13%) Python
6 92 (37.10%) Docker
7 81 (32.66%) Kubernetes
8 75 (30.24%) Linux
9 71 (28.63%) Ansible
10 68 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (26.61%) Terraform
12 62 (25.00%) Bash Shell
13 52 (20.97%) Jenkins
14 51 (20.56%) Microsoft
15 40 (16.13%) Migration
16 39 (15.73%) Puppet
17 38 (15.32%) JavaScript
18 37 (14.92%) Configuration Management
19 36 (14.52%) SQL
19 36 (14.52%) Web Services
20 35 (14.11%) Opscode Chef
21 34 (13.71%) Microservices
21 34 (13.71%) Git (software)
22 33 (13.31%) Windows
22 33 (13.31%) SQL Server
23 32 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (12.90%) Analytics
24 31 (12.50%) Java
24 31 (12.50%) C#
25 29 (11.69%) PowerShell

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 20 (8.06%) Apache
1 20 (8.06%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.24%) Confluence
3 9 (3.63%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.82%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.21%) CMS
6 3 (1.21%) Drupal
6 3 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.21%) nginx
6 3 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.21%) WordPress
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.40%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) CA PPM
1 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 213 (85.89%) AWS
2 184 (74.19%) Azure
3 21 (8.47%) SaaS
4 20 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (8.06%) GitHub
5 15 (6.05%) DigitalOcean
6 14 (5.65%) IaaS
7 12 (4.84%) Power Platform
8 11 (4.44%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (4.03%) Serverless
10 8 (3.23%) Google Analytics
11 7 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (2.82%) Office 365
12 5 (2.02%) Apigee
13 4 (1.61%) AdWords
13 4 (1.61%) Amazon S3
13 4 (1.61%) OneDrive
13 4 (1.61%) OpenShift
13 4 (1.61%) PaaS
13 4 (1.61%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.87%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.65%) DNS
3 10 (4.03%) Network Security
4 8 (3.23%) LAN
5 6 (2.42%) Internet
6 5 (2.02%) Skype
7 4 (1.61%) DHCP
7 4 (1.61%) VoIP
7 4 (1.61%) VPN
7 4 (1.61%) WAN
8 1 (0.40%) BGP
8 1 (0.40%) Firewall
8 1 (0.40%) FTP
8 1 (0.40%) H.323
8 1 (0.40%) HTTP
8 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.40%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (10.48%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (8.47%) Big Data
5 15 (6.05%) MySQL
6 14 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (4.84%) Hadoop
8 11 (4.44%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.23%) Power BI
10 7 (2.82%) Data Lake
10 7 (2.82%) Redis
11 6 (2.42%) BigQuery
11 6 (2.42%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.61%) Amazon Athena
12 4 (1.61%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.61%) JasperReports
12 4 (1.61%) QlikView
13 3 (1.21%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 52 (20.97%) Jenkins
2 34 (13.71%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.05%) GitLab
4 14 (5.65%) CircleCI
5 13 (5.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (4.44%) JIRA
7 7 (2.82%) Mocha
8 6 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.42%) Selenium
8 6 (2.42%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.02%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.61%) Appium
10 4 (1.61%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.21%) GoCD
12 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.81%) JMeter
12 2 (0.81%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.81%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.81%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
General
1 22 (8.87%) Finance
1 22 (8.87%) Retail
2 7 (2.82%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.42%) Games
3 6 (2.42%) Marketing
4 5 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.21%) Police
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.40%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (19.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 48 (19.35%) Developer
3 26 (10.48%) Architect
4 21 (8.47%) Data Engineer
5 18 (7.26%) .NET Developer
6 17 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (5.24%) React Developer
8 13 (5.24%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.84%) Lead DevOps
10 10 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.63%) Junior
11 9 (3.63%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.23%) Angular Developer
12 8 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.82%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.82%) Python Engineer
13 7 (2.82%) Senior DevOps
13 7 (2.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.52%) Web Services
2 28 (11.29%) .NET
3 25 (10.08%) HTML
4 21 (8.47%) CSS
5 16 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 16 (6.45%) jQuery
5 16 (6.45%) React
6 15 (6.05%) HTML5
6 15 (6.05%) Sensu
7 14 (5.65%) ASP.NET
7 14 (5.65%) Kafka
8 12 (4.84%) Spring
9 10 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (4.03%) Node.js
9 10 (4.03%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (4.03%) REST
10 7 (2.82%) .NET Core
10 7 (2.82%) Chai
10 7 (2.82%) CSS3
10 7 (2.82%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 11 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.23%) Cloud Native
6 7 (2.82%) User Experience
7 6 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.21%) NHS
10 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.21%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.21%) Replication
11 2 (0.81%) Life Science
11 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.40%) Linked Data
12 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.40%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 75 (30.24%) Linux
2 33 (13.31%) Windows
3 13 (5.24%) CentOS
4 11 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.03%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.42%) Unix
7 4 (1.61%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.61%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.81%) Android
8 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.81%) Solaris
8 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) openSUSE
9 1 (0.40%) VMS
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (43.15%) DevOps
2 68 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (16.13%) Migration
4 37 (14.92%) Configuration Management
5 34 (13.71%) Microservices
6 32 (12.90%) Analytics
6 32 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 23 (9.27%) TDD
9 22 (8.87%) ETL
10 20 (8.06%) Data Science
10 20 (8.06%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 19 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (7.26%) Scrum
13 17 (6.85%) MVC
14 16 (6.45%) Open Source
15 15 (6.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (6.05%) Infrastructure as Code
15 15 (6.05%) Load Balancing
16 14 (5.65%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 102 (41.13%) Python
2 62 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 38 (15.32%) JavaScript
4 36 (14.52%) SQL
5 31 (12.50%) C#
5 31 (12.50%) Java
6 29 (11.69%) PowerShell
7 24 (9.68%) Go
8 22 (8.87%) Ruby
9 17 (6.85%) PHP
10 15 (6.05%) Perl
11 9 (3.63%) Scala
12 7 (2.82%) R
12 7 (2.82%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.02%) Groovy
15 4 (1.61%) C
15 4 (1.61%) Java 8
16 3 (1.21%) ES6
16 3 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.06%) Degree
1 20 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.61%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.61%) MCITP
4 4 (1.61%) MCSA
4 4 (1.61%) MCSE
4 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.81%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.40%) MBA
6 1 (0.40%) PhD
6 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.84%) QA
2 5 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 92 (37.10%) Docker
2 16 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.84%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.21%) vSphere
6 2 (0.81%) Ceph
7 1 (0.40%) KVM
7 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 81 (32.66%) Kubernetes
2 71 (28.63%) Ansible
3 66 (26.61%) Terraform
4 39 (15.73%) Puppet
5 35 (14.11%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (6.85%) Grafana
7 15 (6.05%) Nagios
8 12 (4.84%) HAProxy
9 11 (4.44%) ZABBIX
10 10 (4.03%) Packer
11 7 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.61%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.40%) Cloudify
13 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.40%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.40%) SCCM
13 1 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 167 (67.34%) Google
2 51 (20.56%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.85%) Splunk
3 17 (6.85%) VMware
4 16 (6.45%) New Relic
4 16 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.44%) Tableau
6 7 (2.82%) hybris
7 5 (2.02%) Oracle
7 5 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.61%) Ensighten
8 4 (1.61%) Meraki
8 4 (1.61%) Tealium
9 3 (1.21%) SAP
9 3 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.81%) Databricks
10 2 (0.81%) Teradata
11 1 (0.40%) Actuate
11 1 (0.40%) Cognos
11 1 (0.40%) Informatica