Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 107 248 303
Rank change year-on-year +141 +55 +129
Permanent jobs citing GCP 317 242 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.75% 1.09% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.94% 3.53% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 353 233 273
Median annual salary £55,000 £63,700 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.66% +1.92% +25.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £90,000 £83,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +16.67%

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 4,570 6,862 6,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.66% 30.77% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,871 5,897 5,388
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,925
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +66 130 £60,000 -7.69% 35
Berkshire +57 82 £60,000 -14.29% 24
Hampshire +102 77 £47,500 +5.56% 17
East Sussex +73 67 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Oxfordshire +26 31 £55,000 -15.38% 5
West Sussex +36 19 £70,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire +57 17 £60,000 +14.29% 6
Surrey +59 16 £71,500 +7.92% 9
Kent - 3 £45,000 - 2
Home Counties - 1 - -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 258 (81.39%) AWS
2 198 (62.46%) Azure
3 166 (52.37%) Google
4 144 (45.43%) Python
5 135 (42.59%) Docker
6 125 (39.43%) Kubernetes
7 115 (36.28%) DevOps
8 100 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (25.24%) JavaScript
10 74 (23.34%) Software Engineering
11 67 (21.14%) Terraform
12 63 (19.87%) Microservices
13 62 (19.56%) SQL
13 62 (19.56%) Linux
14 60 (18.93%) TDD
14 60 (18.93%) Git (software)
15 58 (18.30%) SaaS
16 55 (17.35%) React
17 48 (15.14%) Big Data
17 48 (15.14%) Java
18 47 (14.83%) PHP
18 47 (14.83%) MySQL
18 47 (14.83%) Finance
19 46 (14.51%) PostgreSQL
19 46 (14.51%) Machine Learning
20 45 (14.20%) MongoDB
20 45 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (13.88%) AngularJS
21 44 (13.88%) Security Cleared
22 43 (13.56%) REST

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 28 (8.83%) Apache
2 25 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (6.31%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.84%) WordPress
5 7 (2.21%) Apache Airflow
6 5 (1.58%) Drupal
7 4 (1.26%) CMS
7 4 (1.26%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.95%) Confluence
9 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.32%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.84%) Magento
2 4 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.26%) Shopify
3 2 (0.63%) Odoo
4 1 (0.32%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 258 (81.39%) AWS
2 198 (62.46%) Azure
3 58 (18.30%) SaaS
4 34 (10.73%) GitHub
5 22 (6.94%) Serverless
6 20 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (6.31%) PaaS
7 19 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (5.99%) Google App Engine
7 19 (5.99%) Stackdriver
8 15 (4.73%) IaaS
9 14 (4.42%) Firebase
10 13 (4.10%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.58%) Amazon S3
13 5 (1.58%) Microsoft 365
14 4 (1.26%) Cloud Functions
14 4 (1.26%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.21%) DNS
2 7 (2.21%) Network Security
3 6 (1.89%) H.323
3 6 (1.89%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.26%) Firewall
4 4 (1.26%) HTTP
5 3 (0.95%) DHCP
6 1 (0.32%) 5G
6 1 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) LAN
6 1 (0.32%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
6 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.14%) Big Data
2 47 (14.83%) MySQL
3 46 (14.51%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (14.20%) MongoDB
5 25 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 21 (6.62%) BigQuery
7 12 (3.79%) Apache Hive
7 12 (3.79%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.47%) Hadoop
9 10 (3.15%) SQL Server
9 10 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.84%) Oracle ODI
10 9 (2.84%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.84%) Tableau
11 8 (2.52%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (2.52%) DB2
11 8 (2.52%) QlikView
11 8 (2.52%) Snowflake Schema
12 6 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 60 (18.93%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.99%) Gradle
3 17 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.36%) Selenium
4 9 (2.84%) PHPUnit
5 7 (2.21%) JIRA
6 5 (1.58%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.63%) GitLab
8 2 (0.63%) JUnit
8 2 (0.63%) REST Assured
8 2 (0.63%) webpack
9 1 (0.32%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.32%) GoCD
9 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (14.83%) Finance
2 42 (13.25%) Public Sector
3 23 (7.26%) Games
4 13 (4.10%) Marketing
4 13 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.21%) Electronics
6 5 (1.58%) Legal
6 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.58%) Military
7 4 (1.26%) Billing
7 4 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.26%) Retail
8 3 (0.95%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 128 (40.38%) Developer
2 35 (11.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 32 (10.09%) Senior Developer
4 31 (9.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 25 (7.89%) Data Engineer
5 25 (7.89%) Python Developer
6 20 (6.31%) Architect
7 18 (5.68%) Python Engineer
8 17 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
8 17 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 17 (5.36%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.05%) AWS Engineer
9 16 (5.05%) PHP Developer
10 15 (4.73%) React Developer
10 15 (4.73%) Senior PHP Developer
11 14 (4.42%) Backend Developer
11 14 (4.42%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 12 (3.79%) Junior
13 11 (3.47%) Site Engineer
13 11 (3.47%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.35%) React
2 44 (13.88%) AngularJS
3 43 (13.56%) REST
4 37 (11.67%) Node.js
5 35 (11.04%) Flask
6 33 (10.41%) Vue.js
7 28 (8.83%) Django
8 25 (7.89%) Spring
9 24 (7.57%) RabbitMQ
10 23 (7.26%) LAMP
11 22 (6.94%) .NET
12 19 (5.99%) Spring Boot
12 19 (5.99%) Spring Integration
13 17 (5.36%) CSS
13 17 (5.36%) HTML
14 13 (4.10%) GraphQL
15 9 (2.84%) jQuery
15 9 (2.84%) XHTML
16 8 (2.52%) YAML
17 7 (2.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.36%) Public Cloud
2 29 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (5.36%) Cloud Native
4 13 (4.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (3.79%) User Experience
6 9 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
9 6 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.58%) PMI
11 4 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
11 4 (1.26%) CMDB
11 4 (1.26%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.26%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.56%) Linux
2 15 (4.73%) Unix
3 13 (4.10%) Windows
4 9 (2.84%) CentOS
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (36.28%) DevOps
2 100 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (23.34%) Software Engineering
4 63 (19.87%) Microservices
5 60 (18.93%) TDD
6 46 (14.51%) Machine Learning
7 45 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (10.73%) Artificial Intelligence
9 32 (10.09%) Front End Development
9 32 (10.09%) OOP
10 31 (9.78%) ETL
10 31 (9.78%) Test Automation
11 29 (9.15%) Migration
12 25 (7.89%) Configuration Management
13 24 (7.57%) Computer Science
13 24 (7.57%) Data Migration
13 24 (7.57%) ITSM
13 24 (7.57%) Kanban
13 24 (7.57%) Scrum
14 23 (7.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 144 (45.43%) Python
2 80 (25.24%) JavaScript
3 62 (19.56%) SQL
4 48 (15.14%) Java
5 47 (14.83%) PHP
6 18 (5.68%) Go
7 17 (5.36%) C#
8 14 (4.42%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.42%) Scala
9 13 (4.10%) C++
10 10 (3.15%) Ruby
11 8 (2.52%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.52%) R
12 5 (1.58%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.95%) ES6
13 3 (0.95%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.32%) Elm
14 1 (0.32%) Rust
14 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 42 (13.25%) Degree
3 31 (9.78%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.63%) PhD
8 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.32%) MCSA
8 1 (0.32%) MCSE
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.32%) VCAP
8 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.62%) QA
2 17 (5.36%) SLA
3 11 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.15%) ISO 22301
5 6 (1.89%) GDPR
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 135 (42.59%) Docker
2 8 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.89%) KVM
5 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 125 (39.43%) Kubernetes
2 67 (21.14%) Terraform
3 34 (10.73%) Ansible
4 19 (5.99%) Grafana
5 10 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.58%) Packer
6 5 (1.58%) Puppet
7 4 (1.26%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.63%) SCCM
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 166 (52.37%) Google
2 30 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.26%) Oracle
4 20 (6.31%) Splunk
5 19 (5.99%) ServiceNow
6 12 (3.79%) VMware
7 9 (2.84%) Cognos
7 9 (2.84%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.84%) SAP
8 8 (2.52%) Informatica
8 8 (2.52%) Qualys
9 6 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.89%) Talend
9 6 (1.89%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.26%) Zend
11 3 (0.95%) Percona
12 2 (0.63%) Cadence
13 1 (0.32%) Mitel
13 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.32%) Teradata