Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 98 174 183
Rank change year-on-year +76 +9 +173
Permanent jobs citing GCP 569 179 481
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.45% 1.51% 1.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.57% 4.57% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 335 162 407
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,000 £32,650
25th Percentile £47,625 £43,313 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% -4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%

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 6,641 3,921 7,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.31% 33.07% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,966 3,440 6,297
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +17 185 £65,000 +13.04% 26
Hampshire +19 179 £55,000 -4.35% 11
Berkshire +2 122 £70,000 +27.27% 20
East Sussex +48 105 £57,500 -11.54% 1
Oxfordshire +5 34 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Kent -1 29 £70,000 +47.37% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 29 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Surrey -10 24 £80,000 +39.13% 7
West Sussex +6 21 £75,000 +114.29% 1
Home Counties - 5 £100,000 -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 498 (87.52%) AWS
2 456 (80.14%) Azure
3 243 (42.71%) DevOps
4 238 (41.83%) Software Engineering
5 210 (36.91%) React
6 207 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (34.62%) Microservices
8 195 (34.27%) Kubernetes
9 193 (33.92%) Docker
10 189 (33.22%) AngularJS
11 173 (30.40%) Google
12 170 (29.88%) Python
13 165 (29.00%) JavaScript
14 161 (28.30%) Java
15 152 (26.71%) Linux
16 148 (26.01%) Finance
16 148 (26.01%) Node.js
17 141 (24.78%) Jenkins
18 133 (23.37%) Git (software)
19 127 (22.32%) Ansible
20 125 (21.97%) Degree
21 123 (21.62%) Full Stack Development
22 120 (21.09%) NoSQL
22 120 (21.09%) RabbitMQ
23 119 (20.91%) Kafka
24 116 (20.39%) Computer Science
24 116 (20.39%) Spring
25 112 (19.68%) Redux
26 109 (19.16%) GitHub
27 105 (18.45%) CSS

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 92 (16.17%) Apache
2 83 (14.59%) GemFire
3 82 (14.41%) Apache Spark
4 23 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (3.34%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.58%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (1.23%) nginx
8 6 (1.05%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.05%) WordPress
9 4 (0.70%) Moodle
9 4 (0.70%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.35%) CMS
11 2 (0.35%) Confluence
11 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.18%) Drupal
12 1 (0.18%) JBoss
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.05%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Sketch
4 1 (0.18%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 498 (87.52%) AWS
2 456 (80.14%) Azure
3 109 (19.16%) GitHub
4 99 (17.40%) Amazon Kinesis
5 63 (11.07%) OpenShift
6 54 (9.49%) SaaS
7 33 (5.80%) PaaS
8 29 (5.10%) Serverless
9 24 (4.22%) IaaS
10 21 (3.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (3.34%) Microsoft 365
12 16 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (2.46%) Apigee
14 12 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (1.41%) Amazon EKS
15 8 (1.41%) Snowflake
16 7 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
16 7 (1.23%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 6 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 6 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.76%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.58%) Network Security
3 8 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (0.88%) H.323
4 5 (0.88%) Internet
4 5 (0.88%) MQTT
5 4 (0.70%) VPN
5 4 (0.70%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.53%) DNS
6 3 (0.53%) Firewall
7 2 (0.35%) DHCP
7 2 (0.35%) LAN
7 2 (0.35%) MPLS
7 2 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.18%) HTTP
8 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.18%) VoIP
8 1 (0.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (21.09%) NoSQL
2 100 (17.57%) Relational Database
3 90 (15.82%) Big Data
4 87 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
5 80 (14.06%) Redis
6 76 (13.36%) MariaDB
7 75 (13.18%) HBase
8 36 (6.33%) MongoDB
9 27 (4.75%) MySQL
10 26 (4.57%) Data Lake
11 17 (2.99%) BigQuery
12 16 (2.81%) GIS
13 13 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (2.11%) Apache Hive
14 12 (2.11%) OLAP
15 11 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
16 10 (1.76%) Hadoop
17 7 (1.23%) RDBMS
18 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database
18 6 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 141 (24.78%) Jenkins
2 133 (23.37%) Git (software)
3 96 (16.87%) Artifactory
4 94 (16.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 86 (15.11%) Cucumber
6 84 (14.76%) Cypress.io
6 84 (14.76%) Protractor
7 83 (14.59%) JUnit
8 82 (14.41%) Storybook
9 75 (13.18%) Eclipse
9 75 (13.18%) Gradle
9 75 (13.18%) IntelliJ
9 75 (13.18%) Mockito
10 42 (7.38%) SonarQube
11 17 (2.99%) JIRA
12 9 (1.58%) CircleCI
12 9 (1.58%) GitLab
12 9 (1.58%) Selenium
13 5 (0.88%) Maven
14 4 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 148 (26.01%) Finance
2 97 (17.05%) Banking
3 92 (16.17%) Law
4 91 (15.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 85 (14.94%) Social Skills
6 17 (2.99%) Marketing
7 16 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.28%) Public Sector
9 11 (1.93%) Games
10 10 (1.76%) Billing
10 10 (1.76%) Electronics
11 9 (1.58%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.58%) Legal
11 9 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.58%) Retail
12 8 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (0.88%) Automotive
14 4 (0.70%) Military
15 3 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 224 (39.37%) Developer
2 112 (19.68%) Software Engineer
3 54 (9.49%) Principal Engineer
4 51 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 49 (8.61%) Principal Software Engineer
6 39 (6.85%) Lead Developer
7 36 (6.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 35 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
9 34 (5.98%) Architect
9 34 (5.98%) Java Developer
10 32 (5.62%) Data Engineer
11 29 (5.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 29 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
12 27 (4.75%) Software Developer
13 24 (4.22%) Azure Engineer
14 22 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
14 22 (3.87%) Lead Software Engineer
15 21 (3.69%) Backend Developer
16 19 (3.34%) .NET Developer
17 18 (3.16%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (36.91%) React
2 189 (33.22%) AngularJS
3 148 (26.01%) Node.js
4 120 (21.09%) RabbitMQ
5 119 (20.91%) Kafka
6 116 (20.39%) Spring
7 112 (19.68%) Redux
8 105 (18.45%) CSS
9 94 (16.52%) RESTful
10 84 (14.76%) Tailwind CSS
10 84 (14.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 83 (14.59%) JSON
12 82 (14.41%) Express
13 75 (13.18%) Spark Streaming
13 75 (13.18%) WireMock
14 74 (13.01%) Play Framework
15 57 (10.02%) .NET
16 56 (9.84%) Vue.js
17 54 (9.49%) LAMP
18 39 (6.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.88%) Linux Command Line
2 70 (12.30%) User Experience
3 35 (6.15%) Public Cloud
4 33 (5.80%) Cloud Native
4 33 (5.80%) Mobile App
5 31 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (1.93%) iPad
8 10 (1.76%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (1.58%) CMDB
9 9 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 8 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.05%) Blog
12 6 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.05%) Life Science
12 6 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 152 (26.71%) Linux
2 90 (15.82%) Unix
3 16 (2.81%) Windows
4 5 (0.88%) VMS
5 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (42.71%) DevOps
2 238 (41.83%) Software Engineering
3 207 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (34.62%) Microservices
5 123 (21.62%) Full Stack Development
6 116 (20.39%) Computer Science
7 102 (17.93%) OO
8 99 (17.40%) Software Testing
9 98 (17.22%) High Availability
10 97 (17.05%) Clean Code
11 95 (16.70%) Multithreading
12 93 (16.34%) Performance Monitoring
13 92 (16.17%) Multithreaded Programming
14 90 (15.82%) Business Continuity
14 90 (15.82%) Digital Banking
14 90 (15.82%) Machine Learning
14 90 (15.82%) TDD
15 89 (15.64%) Artificial Intelligence
16 83 (14.59%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 77 (13.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 170 (29.88%) Python
2 165 (29.00%) JavaScript
3 161 (28.30%) Java
4 77 (13.53%) Shell Script
5 75 (13.18%) Groovy
6 73 (12.83%) C#
6 73 (12.83%) SQL
7 44 (7.73%) Go
8 39 (6.85%) TypeScript
9 37 (6.50%) PHP
10 29 (5.10%) Kotlin
11 26 (4.57%) PowerShell
12 24 (4.22%) Bash Shell
13 19 (3.34%) C++
14 9 (1.58%) R
15 7 (1.23%) C
15 7 (1.23%) Perl
15 7 (1.23%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.05%) Ruby
16 6 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 125 (21.97%) Degree
2 76 (13.36%) OCP
2 76 (13.36%) Oracle Certification
3 28 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.05%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.05%) CISSP
8 4 (0.70%) GPEN
8 4 (0.70%) SANS
9 3 (0.53%) OSCP
9 3 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.35%) CCSP
11 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.18%) CEH
11 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.34%) GDPR
2 14 (2.46%) QA
3 8 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.18%) GRC
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 193 (33.92%) Docker
2 87 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (13.18%) HDFS
4 7 (1.23%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.70%) KVM
7 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 195 (34.27%) Kubernetes
2 127 (22.32%) Ansible
3 64 (11.25%) Terraform
4 13 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.93%) Puppet
6 4 (0.70%) Packer
7 3 (0.53%) Grafana
8 2 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.35%) Nagios
8 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 173 (30.40%) Google
2 94 (16.52%) VMware
3 82 (14.41%) Okta
4 47 (8.26%) Microsoft
5 21 (3.69%) Oracle
6 13 (2.28%) SAP
6 13 (2.28%) Splunk
7 9 (1.58%) Databricks
8 6 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (0.53%) Cadence
9 3 (0.53%) Dynatrace
9 3 (0.53%) LogicMonitor
10 2 (0.35%) Cisco
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.35%) Veracode
11 1 (0.18%) Aruba
11 1 (0.18%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.18%) Qualys
11 1 (0.18%) Talend