Period
to 10 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 10 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 178 230
Rank change year-on-year +57 +52 +108
Permanent jobs citing GCP 231 171 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.43% 1.70% 1.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.96% 7.36% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 204 157 88
South West median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £93,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +13.64%

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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,578 2,323 2,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.16% 23.13% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,156 1,839 1,664
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,875 £27,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,787 £71,450 £65,950
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the South West

GCP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCP in the South West.

Salary trend for GCP in the South West

GCP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in the South West over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Salary histogram for GCP in the South West

GCP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the South West region over the 6 months to 10 December 2019. 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
Wiltshire +41 85 £62,138 -5.13% 3
Bristol +10 55 £53,750 -6.52% 17
Gloucestershire +6 31 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Somerset +35 28 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Devon +16 19 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Dorset -19 9 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Cornwall - 4 - -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for GCP.

1 185 (80.09%) AWS
2 166 (71.86%) Google
3 152 (65.80%) Azure
4 129 (55.84%) Kubernetes
5 107 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (41.56%) Docker
7 91 (39.39%) Python
8 86 (37.23%) Software Engineering
9 84 (36.36%) Linux
9 84 (36.36%) Finance
10 77 (33.33%) DevOps
11 63 (27.27%) Scrum
12 62 (26.84%) Node.js
13 56 (24.24%) Retail
14 50 (21.65%) Java
15 45 (19.48%) C#
15 45 (19.48%) SQL
16 44 (19.05%) React
17 43 (18.61%) Ansible
17 43 (18.61%) Windows
17 43 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (18.18%) JIRA
18 42 (18.18%) Jenkins
19 41 (17.75%) Kanban
19 41 (17.75%) Puppet
20 38 (16.45%) JavaScript
21 36 (15.58%) .NET
21 36 (15.58%) Automotive
21 36 (15.58%) Git (software)
21 36 (15.58%) Microservices

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 25 (10.82%) OpenStack
2 22 (9.52%) Apache Spark
3 18 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (6.93%) Apache
5 14 (6.06%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.03%) Ethereum
7 4 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.30%) Jupyter
8 3 (1.30%) nginx
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 185 (80.09%) AWS
2 152 (65.80%) Azure
3 30 (12.99%) OpenShift
4 12 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (3.90%) Serverless
6 7 (3.03%) Apigee
6 7 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.16%) G Suite
8 4 (1.73%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.73%) PaaS
8 4 (1.73%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.73%) WeChat
9 3 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.30%) Google App Engine
9 3 (1.30%) Kong
10 2 (0.87%) Datadog
10 2 (0.87%) DigitalOcean
10 2 (0.87%) Google Docs
10 2 (0.87%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.42%) Firewall
2 25 (10.82%) TCP/IP
3 17 (7.36%) HTTPS
4 14 (6.06%) DMZ
5 13 (5.63%) VPN
6 10 (4.33%) Internet
7 2 (0.87%) DNS
7 2 (0.87%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) LAN
8 1 (0.43%) NAS
8 1 (0.43%) Network Security
8 1 (0.43%) SAN
8 1 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.72%) BigQuery
3 33 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
4 32 (13.85%) Big Data
5 24 (10.39%) MySQL
5 24 (10.39%) Relational Database
6 23 (9.96%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (9.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (7.79%) Looker
8 17 (7.36%) MongoDB
9 16 (6.93%) NoSQL
10 13 (5.63%) Snowflake Schema
11 12 (5.19%) Hadoop
12 11 (4.76%) Blockchain
12 11 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (3.90%) Bigtable
14 9 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (2.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 42 (18.18%) JIRA
2 36 (15.58%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.79%) Bitbucket
4 17 (7.36%) git-flow
5 7 (3.03%) Artifactory
5 7 (3.03%) JMeter
5 7 (3.03%) Selenium
5 7 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.16%) JUnit
6 5 (2.16%) Maven
7 4 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.73%) Subversion
8 2 (0.87%) Grunt
8 2 (0.87%) gulp
9 1 (0.43%) GitLab
9 1 (0.43%) ProC
9 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 84 (36.36%) Finance
2 56 (24.24%) Retail
3 36 (15.58%) Automotive
4 27 (11.69%) Marketing
5 23 (9.96%) Manufacturing
5 23 (9.96%) Telecoms
6 22 (9.52%) Banking
6 22 (9.52%) Public Sector
7 18 (7.79%) Electronics
8 10 (4.33%) Games
9 7 (3.03%) Law
10 4 (1.73%) Environmental Health
11 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.43%) Advertising
12 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (23.81%) Developer
2 35 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 23 (9.96%) Cloud Engineer
4 23 (9.96%) Senior Developer
5 21 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
6 16 (6.93%) Consultant
6 16 (6.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 15 (6.49%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (6.06%) Architect
9 13 (5.63%) Lead DevOps
10 12 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (4.76%) Administrator
11 11 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (4.76%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.33%) Data Engineer
12 10 (4.33%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (3.90%) Software Consultant
13 9 (3.90%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (26.84%) Node.js
2 44 (19.05%) React
3 36 (15.58%) .NET
4 34 (14.72%) AngularJS
5 28 (12.12%) Vue.js
6 24 (10.39%) Kafka
6 24 (10.39%) Spring
7 21 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 20 (8.66%) REST
9 18 (7.79%) GraphQL
10 17 (7.36%) Spring MVC
11 14 (6.06%) .NET Core
12 10 (4.33%) LEMP Stack
13 8 (3.46%) RESTful
13 8 (3.46%) Web Services
14 4 (1.73%) CSS
14 4 (1.73%) HTML
14 4 (1.73%) Laravel
14 4 (1.73%) Velocity
15 3 (1.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.72%) Public Cloud
2 14 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.33%) Cybercrime
4 9 (3.90%) Cyberattack
4 9 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.90%) User Experience
5 7 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.16%) Blog
7 4 (1.73%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.73%) Clustering
7 4 (1.73%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.73%) Social Media
8 3 (1.30%) BBC
8 3 (1.30%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.30%) Robotics
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 84 (36.36%) Linux
2 43 (18.61%) Windows
3 32 (13.85%) CentOS
4 25 (10.82%) Windows Server
5 18 (7.79%) Android
5 18 (7.79%) Apple iOS
6 17 (7.36%) Ubuntu
7 14 (6.06%) Debian
7 14 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.16%) Fedora
8 5 (2.16%) Unix
9 1 (0.43%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (37.23%) Software Engineering
3 77 (33.33%) DevOps
4 63 (27.27%) Scrum
5 43 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (17.75%) Kanban
7 36 (15.58%) Microservices
8 34 (14.72%) Analytics
9 32 (13.85%) Data Science
10 30 (12.99%) Open Source
11 29 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (12.12%) Visualisation
13 26 (11.26%) Test Automation
14 24 (10.39%) Configuration Management
15 22 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (9.09%) Data Integration
16 21 (9.09%) Mentoring
17 20 (8.66%) Digital Marketing
17 20 (8.66%) Project Delivery
18 19 (8.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 91 (39.39%) Python
2 50 (21.65%) Java
3 45 (19.48%) C#
3 45 (19.48%) SQL
4 38 (16.45%) JavaScript
5 33 (14.29%) C++
6 25 (10.82%) C
7 24 (10.39%) Shell Script
8 21 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 19 (8.23%) Go
10 17 (7.36%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.46%) PHP
12 7 (3.03%) Ruby
13 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.30%) Scala
15 2 (0.87%) Clojure
15 2 (0.87%) Haskell
15 2 (0.87%) PHP 7
16 1 (0.43%) Java 8
16 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (12.99%) Degree
2 16 (6.93%) CCNA
2 16 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (6.93%) CISSP
2 16 (6.93%) CompTIA Security+
2 16 (6.93%) GIAC
2 16 (6.93%) Linux+ Certification
2 16 (6.93%) MCSE
2 16 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.93%) Network+ Certification
2 16 (6.93%) SANS
2 16 (6.93%) SSCP
3 13 (5.63%) RHCE
4 4 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.30%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.16%) SLA
2 4 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.73%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 96 (41.56%) Docker
2 21 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.76%) VirtualBox
4 5 (2.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 129 (55.84%) Kubernetes
2 43 (18.61%) Ansible
3 41 (17.75%) Puppet
4 25 (10.82%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (6.49%) Terraform
6 14 (6.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 12 (5.19%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (5.19%) WSUS
7 12 (5.19%) yum
8 6 (2.60%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.73%) Mesos
9 4 (1.73%) Packer
9 4 (1.73%) Salt
10 1 (0.43%) Grafana
10 1 (0.43%) Nagios
10 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 166 (71.86%) Google
2 31 (13.42%) Red Hat
3 29 (12.55%) Tableau
4 24 (10.39%) Microsoft
5 23 (9.96%) Oracle
6 22 (9.52%) VMware
7 18 (7.79%) Talend
8 17 (7.36%) SAP
9 14 (6.06%) Informatica
10 9 (3.90%) Teradata
11 7 (3.03%) Veracode
12 5 (2.16%) Dell
12 5 (2.16%) Twitter
13 4 (1.73%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.73%) Hortonworks
13 4 (1.73%) NetApp
13 4 (1.73%) Remedy
13 4 (1.73%) SaltStack
13 4 (1.73%) Scality
13 4 (1.73%) YouTube