Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 136 219 353
Rank change year-on-year +83 +134 +107
Permanent jobs citing GCP 185 354 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.08% 1.42% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.39% 4.78% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 191 318 189
Median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,775 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +7.14%

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 3,431 7,411 6,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.61% 29.73% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,963 6,309 5,409
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +99 76 £45,000 - 11
Thames Valley +12 65 £60,000 -4.00% 14
Berkshire +27 43 £62,500 -6.02% 5
Surrey +95 14 £55,000 -10.57% 6
West Sussex +50 13 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Oxfordshire -2 13 £60,000 - 4
East Sussex +46 12 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Buckinghamshire +67 9 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Kent +49 3 £46,250 -15.91% 1
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 129 (69.73%) Google
2 120 (64.86%) AWS
3 107 (57.84%) Python
4 90 (48.65%) DevOps
5 76 (41.08%) Azure
5 76 (41.08%) Kubernetes
6 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (34.05%) SQL
7 63 (34.05%) Terraform
8 57 (30.81%) Docker
9 56 (30.27%) Java
10 52 (28.11%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (24.86%) Apache
12 43 (23.24%) RabbitMQ
12 43 (23.24%) GitHub
13 41 (22.16%) Linux
14 40 (21.62%) TDD
14 40 (21.62%) Spring
14 40 (21.62%) Security Cleared
14 40 (21.62%) Public Sector
15 39 (21.08%) Apache Spark
16 38 (20.54%) Big Data
16 38 (20.54%) Elasticsearch
16 38 (20.54%) Service Management
17 37 (20.00%) ITSM
17 37 (20.00%) SC Cleared
17 37 (20.00%) Grafana
18 36 (19.46%) Gradle
18 36 (19.46%) ServiceNow
18 36 (19.46%) Spring Integration

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 46 (24.86%) Apache
2 39 (21.08%) Apache Spark
3 38 (20.54%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.24%) CMS
4 6 (3.24%) WordPress
5 4 (2.16%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.16%) Confluence
5 4 (2.16%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.54%) Drupal
7 1 (0.54%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Magento
2 5 (2.70%) Shopify
3 1 (0.54%) Odoo
3 1 (0.54%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 120 (64.86%) AWS
2 76 (41.08%) Azure
3 43 (23.24%) GitHub
4 36 (19.46%) Stackdriver
5 22 (11.89%) SaaS
6 12 (6.49%) Serverless
7 10 (5.41%) Google App Engine
7 10 (5.41%) PaaS
8 9 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (4.86%) IaaS
9 7 (3.78%) Amazon S3
9 7 (3.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (3.24%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (3.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (2.70%) Firebase
12 4 (2.16%) Datadog
13 3 (1.62%) Office 365
13 3 (1.62%) Power Platform
14 2 (1.08%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) DNS
1 6 (3.24%) Network Security
2 5 (2.70%) Firewall
2 5 (2.70%) H.323
2 5 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.70%) VPN
3 4 (2.16%) HTTP
4 2 (1.08%) DHCP
4 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.54%) SAN
5 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.11%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (20.54%) Big Data
3 34 (18.38%) MySQL
4 24 (12.97%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.57%) BigQuery
6 13 (7.03%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.70%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.70%) Cloud Spanner
7 5 (2.70%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.70%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.62%) Power BI
9 3 (1.62%) Presto
9 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.62%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (1.62%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.62%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 36 (19.46%) Gradle
2 32 (17.30%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.73%) Selenium
4 16 (8.65%) PHPUnit
5 9 (4.86%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.16%) JIRA
7 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.62%) GitLab
7 3 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.62%) webpack
8 2 (1.08%) JUnit
8 2 (1.08%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.54%) Babel
9 1 (0.54%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (21.62%) Public Sector
2 26 (14.05%) Finance
3 8 (4.32%) Games
4 7 (3.78%) Marketing
5 3 (1.62%) Back Office
5 3 (1.62%) Korean Language
5 3 (1.62%) Military
5 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Norwegian Language
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (45.95%) Developer
2 48 (25.95%) Senior Developer
3 29 (15.68%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (10.81%) Digital Developer
4 20 (10.81%) Digital Transformation
5 19 (10.27%) Java Developer
5 19 (10.27%) PHP Developer
5 19 (10.27%) Senior PHP Developer
6 18 (9.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (7.03%) Architect
7 13 (7.03%) Junior
7 13 (7.03%) Python Developer
8 12 (6.49%) Data Engineer
8 12 (6.49%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (5.95%) Python Engineer
10 10 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Junior Developer
11 9 (4.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.24%) RabbitMQ
2 40 (21.62%) Spring
3 36 (19.46%) Spring Integration
4 21 (11.35%) Spring Boot
5 19 (10.27%) CSS
5 19 (10.27%) HTML
5 19 (10.27%) REST
6 16 (8.65%) Django
6 16 (8.65%) jQuery
6 16 (8.65%) LAMP
6 16 (8.65%) Node.js
7 15 (8.11%) React
8 14 (7.57%) Flask
8 14 (7.57%) XHTML
9 11 (5.95%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.32%) RESTful
11 7 (3.78%) TensorFlow
12 6 (3.24%) Vue.js
12 6 (3.24%) YAML
13 5 (2.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.97%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (12.43%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.24%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.70%) PMI
5 5 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.16%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.16%) Life Science
7 3 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.08%) NHS
8 2 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.54%) Replication
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.16%) Linux
2 14 (7.57%) Windows
3 10 (5.41%) CentOS
4 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (48.65%) DevOps
2 71 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.62%) TDD
4 38 (20.54%) Service Management
5 37 (20.00%) ITSM
6 36 (19.46%) API Integration
7 34 (18.38%) Microservices
8 25 (13.51%) Migration
9 22 (11.89%) OOP
10 20 (10.81%) Scrum
11 18 (9.73%) Load Balancing
11 18 (9.73%) Software Engineering
12 17 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (9.19%) Data Migration
13 15 (8.11%) Fintech
13 15 (8.11%) Machine Learning
14 14 (7.57%) Deployment Automation
14 14 (7.57%) E-Commerce
14 14 (7.57%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (7.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 107 (57.84%) Python
2 63 (34.05%) SQL
3 56 (30.27%) Java
4 33 (17.84%) JavaScript
5 28 (15.14%) PHP
6 16 (8.65%) Scala
7 13 (7.03%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.86%) C++
8 9 (4.86%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.78%) Go
10 6 (3.24%) Ruby
11 4 (2.16%) C
11 4 (2.16%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.62%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.08%) C#
13 2 (1.08%) Rust
14 1 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.54%) Elm
14 1 (0.54%) R
14 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 37 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 27 (14.59%) Degree
4 5 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.62%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.54%) MCSA
6 1 (0.54%) MCSE
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PhD
6 1 (0.54%) VCAP
6 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) SLA
2 8 (4.32%) QA
3 6 (3.24%) ISO 22301
3 6 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (30.81%) Docker
2 6 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.08%) KVM
4 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.54%) Ceph
5 1 (0.54%) Gluster
5 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.54%) vSphere
5 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (41.08%) Kubernetes
2 63 (34.05%) Terraform
3 37 (20.00%) Grafana
4 28 (15.14%) Ansible
5 5 (2.70%) Cobbler
5 5 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (2.70%) Prometheus
6 4 (2.16%) logstash
6 4 (2.16%) Mesos
6 4 (2.16%) Puppet
7 3 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 129 (69.73%) Google
2 36 (19.46%) ServiceNow
2 36 (19.46%) Splunk
3 17 (9.19%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.95%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.41%) VMware
6 6 (3.24%) Qualys
7 5 (2.70%) Zend
8 3 (1.62%) Informatica
8 3 (1.62%) Percona
9 2 (1.08%) Cognos
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco
10 1 (0.54%) Citrix
10 1 (0.54%) Dell
10 1 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.54%) Sophos
10 1 (0.54%) Teradata
10 1 (0.54%) TIBCO