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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 266 407
Rank change year-on-year +35 +141 +57
Permanent jobs citing GCP 250 291 158
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.10% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.76% 4.41% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 240 327 145
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £91,375 £92,500 £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 6,648 6,595 6,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.16% 24.83% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5,672 5,556 5,504
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
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 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 April 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 2 April 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 +27 154 £65,000 +4.00% 35
Berkshire +12 99 £70,000 +12.00% 15
Hampshire +29 50 £53,750 +7.50% 7
Oxfordshire +34 41 £65,000 -7.14% 15
East Sussex +24 19 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 14 £52,500 +64.06% 5
Surrey +27 12 £67,500 +12.50% 6
West Sussex +24 10 £35,000 -40.68%
Sussex - 4 £70,000 -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 217 (86.80%) AWS
2 183 (73.20%) Azure
3 154 (61.60%) Google
4 99 (39.60%) Python
4 99 (39.60%) DevOps
5 91 (36.40%) Docker
6 84 (33.60%) Linux
7 80 (32.00%) Kubernetes
8 74 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (24.00%) Ansible
10 57 (22.80%) Terraform
11 49 (19.60%) Java
12 48 (19.20%) Bash Shell
13 44 (17.60%) Microsoft
14 43 (17.20%) Jenkins
15 42 (16.80%) Software Engineering
15 42 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (16.40%) Microservices
17 39 (15.60%) SQL
18 38 (15.20%) Puppet
19 36 (14.40%) Git (software)
19 36 (14.40%) C#
20 35 (14.00%) JavaScript
20 35 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
21 33 (13.20%) Configuration Management
22 31 (12.40%) Migration
22 31 (12.40%) Windows
22 31 (12.40%) Analytics
23 30 (12.00%) Web Services
23 30 (12.00%) SQL Server

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 21 (8.40%) Confluence
2 15 (6.00%) Apache
3 14 (5.60%) Apache Spark
4 12 (4.80%) CMS
5 8 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.60%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.20%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.80%) Drupal
8 2 (0.80%) nginx
8 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.80%) WordPress
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) CA PPM
1 2 (0.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 217 (86.80%) AWS
2 183 (73.20%) Azure
3 26 (10.40%) SaaS
4 23 (9.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (8.40%) GitHub
6 16 (6.40%) OpenShift
7 14 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (5.60%) DigitalOcean
7 14 (5.60%) Serverless
8 12 (4.80%) Amazon ECS
9 11 (4.40%) IaaS
10 6 (2.40%) Power Platform
11 5 (2.00%) Amazon S3
11 5 (2.00%) Office 365
11 5 (2.00%) PaaS
12 4 (1.60%) Azure Stack
12 4 (1.60%) Google Analytics
13 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (1.20%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.60%) Skype
2 8 (3.20%) Internet
2 8 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.40%) 4G
3 6 (2.40%) 5G
3 6 (2.40%) LTE
4 5 (2.00%) DNS
4 5 (2.00%) Network Security
5 3 (1.20%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.20%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.20%) H.323
5 3 (1.20%) Wireless
5 3 (1.20%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.20%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.80%) LAN
6 2 (0.80%) Modbus
7 1 (0.40%) BGP
7 1 (0.40%) Firewall
7 1 (0.40%) FTP
7 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (7.20%) Big Data
4 17 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.40%) MySQL
5 11 (4.40%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.80%) BigQuery
8 6 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.40%) Data Lake
8 6 (2.40%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.40%) Power BI
9 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.60%) Presto
9 4 (1.60%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.20%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.20%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (17.20%) Jenkins
2 36 (14.40%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.20%) JIRA
4 17 (6.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (6.00%) GitLab
6 10 (4.00%) CircleCI
7 5 (2.00%) Selenium
8 4 (1.60%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.60%) GoCD
8 4 (1.60%) Mocha
9 3 (1.20%) Appium
9 3 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.80%) JMeter
10 2 (0.80%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.80%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.80%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (9.60%) Retail
2 18 (7.20%) Finance
3 10 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 9 (3.60%) Games
5 7 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Norwegian Language
7 3 (1.20%) Police
8 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (22.40%) DevOps Engineer
2 42 (16.80%) Developer
3 29 (11.60%) Architect
4 24 (9.60%) Software Engineer
5 18 (7.20%) .NET Developer
6 17 (6.80%) Data Engineer
7 15 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 14 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (4.80%) Lead DevOps
10 11 (4.40%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
13 8 (3.20%) Angular Developer
13 8 (3.20%) Senior DevOps
13 8 (3.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 7 (2.80%) AWS Engineer
14 7 (2.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.00%) Web Services
2 29 (11.60%) .NET
3 25 (10.00%) HTML
4 19 (7.60%) CSS
5 18 (7.20%) Spring
6 14 (5.60%) Kafka
6 14 (5.60%) React
6 14 (5.60%) Sensu
7 13 (5.20%) Node.js
7 13 (5.20%) REST
8 12 (4.80%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.80%) HTML5
9 8 (3.20%) CSS3
10 7 (2.80%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (2.40%) WebRTC
12 5 (2.00%) jQuery
12 5 (2.00%) JSON
12 5 (2.00%) RESTful
12 5 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.80%) Public Cloud
2 12 (4.80%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (4.80%) iPad
3 11 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.60%) Cloud Native
5 7 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.40%) Internet of Things
6 6 (2.40%) Smart Energy
6 6 (2.40%) Smart Meter
6 6 (2.40%) User Experience
6 6 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.60%) Blog
8 4 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.20%) NHS
9 3 (1.20%) Replication
10 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (33.60%) Linux
2 31 (12.40%) Windows
3 11 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.20%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.80%) CentOS
6 6 (2.40%) Android
6 6 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.60%) Unix
7 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.80%) Solaris
10 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) VMS
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (39.60%) DevOps
2 74 (29.60%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
3 42 (16.80%) Software Engineering
4 41 (16.40%) Microservices
5 33 (13.20%) Configuration Management
6 31 (12.40%) Analytics
6 31 (12.40%) Migration
7 29 (11.60%) TDD
8 22 (8.80%) E-Commerce
9 19 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (7.20%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (6.80%) Scrum
11 17 (6.80%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 16 (6.40%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (6.40%) Infrastructure as Code
13 15 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.00%) ETL
13 15 (6.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (39.60%) Python
2 49 (19.60%) Java
3 48 (19.20%) Bash Shell
4 39 (15.60%) SQL
5 36 (14.40%) C#
6 35 (14.00%) JavaScript
7 23 (9.20%) Go
7 23 (9.20%) PHP
7 23 (9.20%) PowerShell
8 20 (8.00%) Ruby
9 16 (6.40%) C
10 12 (4.80%) Perl
11 10 (4.00%) T-SQL
12 9 (3.60%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.40%) C++
13 6 (2.40%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.00%) R
14 5 (2.00%) Scala
15 4 (1.60%) Groovy
15 4 (1.60%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 21 (8.40%) Degree
1 21 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.80%) PhD
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.20%) QA
2 7 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.40%) MISRA
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 91 (36.40%) Docker
2 11 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.80%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.40%) Firmware
5 4 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.40%) KVM
7 1 (0.40%) vCloud
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (32.00%) Kubernetes
2 60 (24.00%) Ansible
3 57 (22.80%) Terraform
4 38 (15.20%) Puppet
5 35 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (6.40%) Grafana
7 14 (5.60%) Nagios
8 12 (4.80%) Packer
9 6 (2.40%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.00%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.80%) Salt
13 1 (0.40%) Cloudify
13 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 154 (61.60%) Google
2 44 (17.60%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.40%) Splunk
4 15 (6.00%) New Relic
5 11 (4.40%) Red Hat
5 11 (4.40%) VMware
6 8 (3.20%) Tableau
7 7 (2.80%) Oracle
8 4 (1.60%) hybris
8 4 (1.60%) SAP
9 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.80%) Ensighten
10 2 (0.80%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.80%) Tealium
10 2 (0.80%) Teradata
11 1 (0.40%) Databricks
11 1 (0.40%) Elastic Path
11 1 (0.40%) ForgeRock
11 1 (0.40%) Talend