Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 145 184
Rank change year-on-year +29 +39 +179
Permanent jobs citing GCP 553 168 426
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.05% 2.07% 1.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.56% 5.44% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 314 151 343
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £32,600
25th Percentile £51,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +35.00% -13.04% -8.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £65,625 £70,000
90th Percentile £101,000 £77,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 7,315 3,089 7,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.37% 38.00% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,112 2,702 6,325
10th Percentile £31,066 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 27 October 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 27 October 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
Hampshire -26 204 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Thames Valley -5 158 £67,500 +22.73% 37
Berkshire +3 128 £67,500 +22.73% 21
East Sussex -3 52 £60,000 -14.29% 2
West Sussex +16 32 £62,500 +127.27% 2
Surrey -55 30 £85,000 +54.55% 8
Kent -19 25 £70,000 +51.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -42 18 £66,250 +47.22% 9
Oxfordshire -25 12 £70,000 +16.67% 7
Home Counties - 8 £100,000 -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 503 (90.96%) AWS
2 435 (78.66%) Azure
3 278 (50.27%) DevOps
4 232 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
5 217 (39.24%) Java
6 214 (38.70%) Software Engineering
7 206 (37.25%) Microservices
8 201 (36.35%) React
9 194 (35.08%) Python
10 189 (34.18%) Linux
11 169 (30.56%) Jenkins
12 165 (29.84%) Google
13 164 (29.66%) Kubernetes
14 163 (29.48%) Full Stack Development
15 160 (28.93%) Finance
16 159 (28.75%) AngularJS
17 155 (28.03%) Git (software)
18 151 (27.31%) Ansible
19 147 (26.58%) Node.js
20 146 (26.40%) Degree
21 143 (25.86%) GitHub
22 139 (25.14%) NoSQL
23 138 (24.95%) Spring
24 136 (24.59%) RabbitMQ
25 135 (24.41%) Docker
26 134 (24.23%) Kafka
27 132 (23.87%) OO
28 122 (22.06%) JavaScript
29 121 (21.88%) Computer Science
30 120 (21.70%) Relational Database

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
1 107 (19.35%) Apache Spark
2 105 (18.99%) Apache
3 96 (17.36%) GemFire
4 17 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (2.71%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.63%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.27%) WordPress
8 6 (1.08%) IIS
8 6 (1.08%) Moodle
8 6 (1.08%) nginx
9 5 (0.90%) CMS
10 4 (0.72%) Confluence
10 4 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Campfire
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.54%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.54%) Shopify
3 1 (0.18%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 503 (90.96%) AWS
2 435 (78.66%) Azure
3 143 (25.86%) GitHub
4 116 (20.98%) Amazon Kinesis
5 62 (11.21%) OpenShift
6 57 (10.31%) Serverless
7 39 (7.05%) SaaS
8 33 (5.97%) AWS Lambda
9 30 (5.42%) PaaS
10 23 (4.16%) IaaS
11 21 (3.80%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (1.99%) AWS CloudTrail
13 11 (1.99%) Route 53
14 9 (1.63%) Datadog
15 8 (1.45%) Azure Event Grid
15 8 (1.45%) Azure Functions
15 8 (1.45%) Cloudflare
15 8 (1.45%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (1.63%) DNS
4 8 (1.45%) HTTP
5 7 (1.27%) Firewall
5 7 (1.27%) Network Security
6 5 (0.90%) MQTT
7 4 (0.72%) VPN
8 3 (0.54%) Internet
8 3 (0.54%) WAN
9 2 (0.36%) Broadband
9 2 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.36%) H.323
9 2 (0.36%) LAN
9 2 (0.36%) MPLS
9 2 (0.36%) OSPF
9 2 (0.36%) SD-WAN
9 2 (0.36%) SSH
9 2 (0.36%) VLAN
9 2 (0.36%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (25.14%) NoSQL
2 120 (21.70%) Relational Database
3 100 (18.08%) Redis
4 96 (17.36%) PostgreSQL
5 95 (17.18%) MariaDB
6 94 (17.00%) HBase
7 92 (16.64%) Big Data
8 35 (6.33%) MongoDB
9 29 (5.24%) MySQL
10 27 (4.88%) Data Lake
11 18 (3.25%) SQL Server
12 17 (3.07%) OLAP
13 14 (2.53%) BigQuery
14 12 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.99%) Blockchain
16 10 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (1.81%) GIS
17 7 (1.27%) Power BI
18 6 (1.08%) Apache Hive
18 6 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 169 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 155 (28.03%) Git (software)
3 116 (20.98%) Artifactory
4 111 (20.07%) Sonatype Nexus
5 102 (18.44%) Cucumber
6 97 (17.54%) Cypress.io
7 96 (17.36%) JUnit
7 96 (17.36%) Protractor
7 96 (17.36%) Storybook
8 94 (17.00%) Eclipse
8 94 (17.00%) Gradle
8 94 (17.00%) IntelliJ
8 94 (17.00%) Mockito
9 52 (9.40%) SonarQube
10 21 (3.80%) JIRA
11 17 (3.07%) GitLab
12 10 (1.81%) CircleCI
12 10 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 160 (28.93%) Finance
2 118 (21.34%) Banking
2 118 (21.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 117 (21.16%) Law
4 68 (12.30%) Social Skills
5 22 (3.98%) Retail
6 17 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.07%) Marketing
7 16 (2.89%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.17%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (1.08%) Games
11 5 (0.90%) Public Sector
11 5 (0.90%) Publishing
12 3 (0.54%) Documentation Skills
12 3 (0.54%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 2 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 201 (36.35%) Developer
2 116 (20.98%) Software Engineer
3 76 (13.74%) Senior Developer
4 62 (11.21%) Principal Engineer
5 59 (10.67%) Principal Software Engineer
6 43 (7.78%) Architect
7 41 (7.41%) Java Developer
8 38 (6.87%) DevOps Engineer
9 34 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
9 34 (6.15%) Lead Developer
10 31 (5.61%) Lead Software Engineer
11 28 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
12 26 (4.70%) Backend Developer
13 23 (4.16%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (3.80%) Cloud Architect
14 21 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
14 21 (3.80%) Python Developer
14 21 (3.80%) Software Developer
15 18 (3.25%) Consultant
15 18 (3.25%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (36.35%) React
2 159 (28.75%) AngularJS
3 147 (26.58%) Node.js
4 138 (24.95%) Spring
5 136 (24.59%) RabbitMQ
6 134 (24.23%) Kafka
7 119 (21.52%) CSS
8 113 (20.43%) Redux
9 111 (20.07%) RESTful
10 104 (18.81%) JSON
11 96 (17.36%) Express
11 96 (17.36%) Tailwind CSS
11 96 (17.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 94 (17.00%) Play Framework
12 94 (17.00%) Spark Streaming
12 94 (17.00%) WireMock
13 73 (13.20%) .NET
14 59 (10.67%) LAMP
15 50 (9.04%) LAPP Stack
16 49 (8.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.00%) Linux Command Line
2 63 (11.39%) User Experience
3 43 (7.78%) Cloud Native
4 39 (7.05%) Public Cloud
5 35 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (5.61%) Mobile App
7 25 (4.52%) iPad
8 23 (4.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.45%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
10 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.08%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.90%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.90%) Industry 4.0
12 5 (0.90%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (0.72%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.72%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.72%) Life Science
14 3 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 189 (34.18%) Linux
2 109 (19.71%) Unix
3 40 (7.23%) Windows
4 12 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.90%) VMS
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (50.27%) DevOps
2 232 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (38.70%) Software Engineering
4 206 (37.25%) Microservices
5 163 (29.48%) Full Stack Development
6 132 (23.87%) OO
7 121 (21.88%) Computer Science
8 118 (21.34%) Software Testing
9 116 (20.98%) Multithreading
10 114 (20.61%) Clean Code
10 114 (20.61%) High Availability
11 112 (20.25%) Multithreaded Programming
11 112 (20.25%) Performance Monitoring
12 110 (19.89%) Business Continuity
13 109 (19.71%) Digital Banking
14 108 (19.53%) TDD
15 99 (17.90%) Validation
16 96 (17.36%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 73 (13.20%) Scrum
18 70 (12.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 217 (39.24%) Java
2 194 (35.08%) Python
3 122 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 95 (17.18%) Groovy
4 95 (17.18%) Shell Script
5 91 (16.46%) SQL
6 87 (15.73%) C#
7 50 (9.04%) Go
8 35 (6.33%) Kotlin
9 28 (5.06%) PowerShell
10 25 (4.52%) Bash Shell
11 24 (4.34%) PHP
12 22 (3.98%) TypeScript
13 17 (3.07%) Scala
14 13 (2.35%) C
15 10 (1.81%) C++
16 9 (1.63%) Java 8
16 9 (1.63%) Perl
17 8 (1.45%) R
17 8 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (26.40%) Degree
2 97 (17.54%) OCP
2 97 (17.54%) Oracle Certification
3 22 (3.98%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.99%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.08%) CISSP
8 4 (0.72%) GPEN
8 4 (0.72%) SANS
9 3 (0.54%) OSCP
10 2 (0.36%) CCSP
10 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.18%) CCIE
11 1 (0.18%) CEH
11 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.17%) GDPR
2 9 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.08%) QA
4 4 (0.72%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) GRC
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 135 (24.41%) Docker
2 108 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (17.00%) HDFS
4 11 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.27%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) KVM
7 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 164 (29.66%) Kubernetes
2 151 (27.31%) Ansible
3 76 (13.74%) Terraform
4 17 (3.07%) Puppet
5 15 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.81%) Grafana
7 2 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.36%) Kibana
7 2 (0.36%) Packer
7 2 (0.36%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.18%) QRadar
8 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 165 (29.84%) Google
2 115 (20.80%) VMware
3 97 (17.54%) Okta
4 38 (6.87%) Microsoft
5 12 (2.17%) Oracle
6 9 (1.63%) Dynatrace
7 8 (1.45%) LogicMonitor
7 8 (1.45%) Splunk
8 7 (1.27%) Intel
8 7 (1.27%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (1.08%) Elastic Path
10 5 (0.90%) Cisco
10 5 (0.90%) Databricks
10 5 (0.90%) SAP
11 3 (0.54%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.36%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.36%) Veracode
13 1 (0.18%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.18%) Mitel