Period
to

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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 96 102 222
Rank change year-on-year +6 +120 -9
Permanent jobs citing GCP 650 431 210
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.23% 3.18% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.21% 7.92% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 209 323 191
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £46,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £81,250 £74,375 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £78,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +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 7,914 5,443 5,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.28% 40.14% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,113 4,425 4,555
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,995 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.38% +2.61% +4.55%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +9 203 £70,000 +30.23% 5
Thames Valley -38 179 £65,000 +8.33% 25
Surrey +37 115 £65,000 -13.33% 4
Kent +10 79 £75,000 +7.14%
Berkshire -13 78 £70,000 +12.00% 19
Oxfordshire -20 51 £26,989 -46.02% 3
Buckinghamshire -35 51 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Middlesex - 22 £62,500 - 1
East Sussex -64 20 £54,000 -6.09% 1
Home Counties -2 17 £100,000 -
West Sussex -6 10 £57,500 -23.33% 3
Sussex - 2 - -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 561 (86.31%) AWS
2 441 (67.85%) Azure
3 393 (60.46%) Agile
4 289 (44.46%) CI/CD
5 279 (42.92%) DevOps
6 265 (40.77%) Python
7 227 (34.92%) Java
8 225 (34.62%) Google
9 222 (34.15%) Finance
10 220 (33.85%) Jenkins
11 217 (33.38%) Kubernetes
12 210 (32.31%) JavaScript
13 197 (30.31%) Full Stack Development
14 193 (29.69%) Git (software)
15 191 (29.38%) Computer Science
16 176 (27.08%) Software Engineering
17 165 (25.38%) Linux
18 164 (25.23%) Degree
19 160 (24.62%) Docker
20 146 (22.46%) Social Skills
21 143 (22.00%) Serverless
22 140 (21.54%) Relational Database
22 140 (21.54%) Artificial Intelligence
23 139 (21.38%) TDD
23 139 (21.38%) Mentoring
23 139 (21.38%) React
24 132 (20.31%) C#
25 131 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
26 129 (19.85%) Data Science
27 125 (19.23%) Microservices

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 38 (5.85%) Apache
2 31 (4.77%) Apache Spark
2 31 (4.77%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.46%) IIS
3 16 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 15 (2.31%) WordPress
5 14 (2.15%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.00%) Drupal
6 13 (2.00%) JBoss
7 9 (1.38%) GemFire
8 8 (1.23%) Confluence
9 3 (0.46%) nginx
9 3 (0.46%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.31%) CMS
10 2 (0.31%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.31%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (2.31%) Campfire
2 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 561 (86.31%) AWS
2 441 (67.85%) Azure
3 143 (22.00%) Serverless
4 99 (15.23%) GitHub
5 88 (13.54%) Amazon Kinesis
6 59 (9.08%) SaaS
7 47 (7.23%) PaaS
8 39 (6.00%) Cloud Functions
9 33 (5.08%) IaaS
10 28 (4.31%) Google App Engine
10 28 (4.31%) Google Compute Engine
10 28 (4.31%) OpenShift
10 28 (4.31%) Power Platform
11 26 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
11 26 (4.00%) Dialogflow
12 23 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (2.77%) Azure Stack
14 15 (2.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (2.00%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 40 (6.15%) Firewall
2 15 (2.31%) Broadband
2 15 (2.31%) Internet
3 5 (0.77%) BGP
3 5 (0.77%) SSH
3 5 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.62%) DNS
4 4 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (0.62%) VoIP
5 3 (0.46%) DSL
5 3 (0.46%) H.323
5 3 (0.46%) LAN
5 3 (0.46%) MPLS
5 3 (0.46%) Network Security
5 3 (0.46%) SMTP
5 3 (0.46%) VXLAN
5 3 (0.46%) WAN
5 3 (0.46%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.31%) 4G
6 2 (0.31%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (21.54%) Relational Database
2 108 (16.62%) NoSQL
3 47 (7.23%) BigQuery
4 28 (4.31%) Power BI
5 26 (4.00%) Cloud Spanner
6 24 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (3.08%) Big Data
7 20 (3.08%) Data Lake
8 18 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.77%) SQL Server
9 15 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.31%) Redis
9 15 (2.31%) Tableau
10 13 (2.00%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.38%) HBase
11 9 (1.38%) MariaDB
11 9 (1.38%) MySQL
12 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.77%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 220 (33.85%) Jenkins
2 193 (29.69%) Git (software)
3 87 (13.38%) JIRA
4 80 (12.31%) Artifactory
5 35 (5.38%) JUnit
6 34 (5.23%) Gradle
6 34 (5.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 32 (4.92%) Mockito
7 32 (4.92%) Selenium
8 30 (4.62%) GitLab
9 23 (3.54%) Cucumber
9 23 (3.54%) Maven
10 22 (3.38%) Subversion
11 14 (2.15%) Appium
12 11 (1.69%) Cypress.io
12 11 (1.69%) IntelliJ
12 11 (1.69%) Storybook
12 11 (1.69%) Visual Studio
13 10 (1.54%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 222 (34.15%) Finance
2 146 (22.46%) Social Skills
3 116 (17.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 103 (15.85%) Law
5 88 (13.54%) Banking
6 85 (13.08%) Manufacturing
7 28 (4.31%) Games
8 26 (4.00%) Marketing
9 25 (3.85%) Retail
10 19 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (1.38%) Billing
11 9 (1.38%) Presentation Skills
12 6 (0.92%) Aviation
12 6 (0.92%) Electronics
13 5 (0.77%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (0.77%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.62%) Automotive
15 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.31%) Legal
15 2 (0.31%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 102 (15.69%) Developer
2 92 (14.15%) Principal Engineer
3 81 (12.46%) Software Engineer
4 76 (11.69%) Applications Engineer
5 73 (11.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 44 (6.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 37 (5.69%) Senior DevOps
7 37 (5.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 35 (5.38%) Principal Software Engineer
9 32 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 32 (4.92%) Technical Leader
10 30 (4.62%) Java Engineer
11 25 (3.85%) Architect
12 23 (3.54%) IT Engineer
12 23 (3.54%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
14 18 (2.77%) Programmer
14 18 (2.77%) Security Engineer
15 17 (2.62%) Java Developer
16 16 (2.46%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (21.38%) React
2 120 (18.46%) HTML
3 116 (17.85%) CSS
4 114 (17.54%) AngularJS
5 104 (16.00%) Kafka
6 91 (14.00%) RabbitMQ
7 85 (13.08%) HTML5
8 83 (12.77%) Spring
9 76 (11.69%) CSS3
10 71 (10.92%) Node.js
10 71 (10.92%) Vue.js
11 65 (10.00%) .NET
12 64 (9.85%) WPF
13 63 (9.69%) WinForms
14 49 (7.54%) JSON
14 49 (7.54%) Spring Boot
15 44 (6.77%) RESTful
16 38 (5.85%) REST
17 37 (5.69%) .NET Core
18 30 (4.62%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 104 (16.00%) Algorithms
2 91 (14.00%) Data Structures
3 88 (13.54%) Life Science
4 84 (12.92%) Public Cloud
5 35 (5.38%) Cloud Native
6 30 (4.62%) User Experience
7 26 (4.00%) Legacy Applications
8 25 (3.85%) Blockchain
9 22 (3.38%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (2.77%) iPad
10 18 (2.77%) iPhone
10 18 (2.77%) NFT
10 18 (2.77%) PlayStation
11 16 (2.46%) Mobile App
11 16 (2.46%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.69%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.38%) PKI
13 9 (1.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 165 (25.38%) Linux
2 75 (11.54%) Windows
3 32 (4.92%) Windows Server
4 25 (3.85%) Android
5 12 (1.85%) Ubuntu
5 12 (1.85%) Unix
6 8 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.08%) CentOS
8 6 (0.92%) Alpine Linux
9 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.46%) SUSE
11 3 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (60.46%) Agile
2 289 (44.46%) CI/CD
3 279 (42.92%) DevOps
4 197 (30.31%) Full Stack Development
5 191 (29.38%) Computer Science
6 176 (27.08%) Software Engineering
7 140 (21.54%) Artificial Intelligence
8 139 (21.38%) Mentoring
8 139 (21.38%) TDD
9 131 (20.15%) Continuous Integration
10 129 (19.85%) Data Science
11 125 (19.23%) Microservices
12 123 (18.92%) Software Testing
13 110 (16.92%) Scrum
14 107 (16.46%) Coaching
14 107 (16.46%) Test Automation
15 97 (14.92%) High Availability
16 96 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
17 92 (14.15%) OO
18 88 (13.54%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 265 (40.77%) Python
2 227 (34.92%) Java
3 210 (32.31%) JavaScript
4 132 (20.31%) C#
5 120 (18.46%) SQL
6 87 (13.38%) C++
7 65 (10.00%) C
8 63 (9.69%) Objective-C
9 36 (5.54%) Bash
10 33 (5.08%) Kotlin
11 32 (4.92%) PHP
12 28 (4.31%) Groovy
13 26 (4.00%) PowerShell
14 23 (3.54%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.85%) Go
16 9 (1.38%) R
17 8 (1.23%) TypeScript
18 7 (1.08%) Scala
19 5 (0.77%) MATLAB
20 4 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 164 (25.23%) Degree
2 81 (12.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (6.92%) OCP
3 45 (6.92%) Oracle Certification
4 19 (2.92%) PhD
5 18 (2.77%) CEH
6 12 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.54%) CISSP
7 10 (1.54%) CSSLP
7 10 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.08%) HNC
8 7 (1.08%) HND
9 6 (0.92%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.31%) GIAC
10 2 (0.31%) ISSEP
10 2 (0.31%) OSCP
10 2 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.15%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.92%) Accessibility
2 27 (4.15%) QA
3 9 (1.38%) GDPR
3 9 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (1.23%) NCSC
4 8 (1.23%) RMADS
5 7 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.31%) SLA
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 160 (24.62%) Docker
2 29 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.38%) HDFS
6 8 (1.23%) KVM
7 6 (0.92%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.31%) LXC
10 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 217 (33.38%) Kubernetes
2 63 (9.69%) Terraform
3 53 (8.15%) Ansible
4 29 (4.46%) Kibana
5 22 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (3.38%) Puppet
6 11 (1.69%) Grafana
7 8 (1.23%) Nexpose
8 7 (1.08%) Rundeck
9 4 (0.62%) Packer
10 3 (0.46%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.15%) Nessus
12 1 (0.15%) Sysdig
12 1 (0.15%) VictorOps
12 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 225 (34.62%) Google
2 79 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.15%) VMware
4 22 (3.38%) Splunk
5 11 (1.69%) Palo Alto
6 9 (1.38%) Okta
6 9 (1.38%) Perforce
6 9 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.23%) Centrify
7 8 (1.23%) Oracle
7 8 (1.23%) PagerDuty
8 7 (1.08%) Adobe
8 7 (1.08%) Cisco
8 7 (1.08%) CyberArk
8 7 (1.08%) Databricks
9 6 (0.92%) Dynatrace
9 6 (0.92%) LogicMonitor
10 4 (0.62%) Anaplan
10 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.62%) Sun