Period
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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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 49 62 141
Rank change year-on-year +13 +79 -7
Permanent jobs citing GCP 490 382 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.52% 4.92% 1.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.17% 12.53% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 251 221 59
10th Percentile £45,000 £35,000 £35,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.50% +1.90% -4.55%
75th Percentile £84,375 £66,250 £58,625
90th Percentile £97,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%

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 3,231 3,049 1,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.43% 39.23% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,192 2,205 1,123
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £27,629
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,375 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in the South West.

Salary trend for GCP in the South West

GCP
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in the South West over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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 14 August 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
Bristol +2 257 £69,447 +26.27% 26
Wiltshire +30 73 £87,500 +59.09% 2
Gloucestershire +4 65 £62,500 +13.64% 3
Somerset +11 60 £60,000 +33.33%
Devon -21 14 £53,250 +3.90%
Dorset -1 10 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cornwall - 4 - -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 West region with a requirement for GCP.

1 387 (78.98%) Azure
2 373 (76.12%) AWS
3 310 (63.27%) Agile
4 249 (50.82%) Python
5 239 (48.78%) DevOps
6 202 (41.22%) Java
7 193 (39.39%) Google
8 182 (37.14%) Software Engineering
8 182 (37.14%) Analytics
9 181 (36.94%) Mentoring
10 156 (31.84%) Finance
11 140 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 125 (25.51%) Linux
13 122 (24.90%) Data Science
14 119 (24.29%) Machine Learning
15 116 (23.67%) Data Engineering
15 116 (23.67%) SQL
15 116 (23.67%) Spring
15 116 (23.67%) CI/CD
16 111 (22.65%) Big Data
17 107 (21.84%) Windows
17 107 (21.84%) Scrum
18 104 (21.22%) Algorithms
19 103 (21.02%) Games
20 101 (20.61%) Data Analytics
21 100 (20.41%) Cloud Computing
22 99 (20.20%) Data Architecture
23 98 (20.00%) JavaScript
24 96 (19.59%) Terraform
25 93 (18.98%) Kubernetes

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 29 (5.92%) Confluence
2 17 (3.47%) Apache Airflow
2 17 (3.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (2.86%) Apache
4 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.61%) IIS
5 3 (0.61%) nginx
5 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.41%) CMS
6 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.20%) Luigi
7 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.41%) Odoo
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 387 (78.98%) Azure
2 373 (76.12%) AWS
3 100 (20.41%) Cloud Computing
4 46 (9.39%) Serverless
5 45 (9.18%) GitHub
6 41 (8.37%) Azure DevOps
7 33 (6.73%) Amazon S3
8 30 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
8 30 (6.12%) Google Data Studio
9 27 (5.51%) Amazon ECS
9 27 (5.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 27 (5.51%) AWS Lambda
10 25 (5.10%) SaaS
11 24 (4.90%) IaaS
12 21 (4.29%) PaaS
13 19 (3.88%) CloudFront
13 19 (3.88%) Matillion
14 18 (3.67%) Cloud Composer
15 17 (3.47%) Amazon EKS
15 17 (3.47%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.06%) IPv4
1 15 (3.06%) VPN
2 13 (2.65%) Firewall
3 12 (2.45%) VLAN
4 10 (2.04%) OSPF
5 7 (1.43%) Network Security
6 5 (1.02%) Internet
7 4 (0.82%) DNS
8 3 (0.61%) Broadband
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.61%) DHCP
8 3 (0.61%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.61%) ISDN
8 3 (0.61%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.61%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.20%) LAN
9 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.65%) Big Data
2 74 (15.10%) Relational Database
3 68 (13.88%) MySQL
4 64 (13.06%) SQL Server
5 43 (8.78%) BigQuery
6 36 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (7.14%) Tableau
8 30 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
8 30 (6.12%) Hadoop
9 29 (5.92%) Looker
10 26 (5.31%) Amazon Redshift
11 20 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (3.88%) Oracle Database
13 18 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (3.47%) RDBMS
14 17 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (3.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 37 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 36 (7.35%) JIRA
4 29 (5.92%) MSTest
4 29 (5.92%) NUnit
5 16 (3.27%) IBM UrbanCode
6 8 (1.63%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.22%) Newman
7 6 (1.22%) Postman
8 4 (0.82%) GitLab
9 2 (0.41%) Maven
9 2 (0.41%) RSpec
9 2 (0.41%) Spinnaker
9 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.41%) Terragrunt
9 2 (0.41%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 156 (31.84%) Finance
2 103 (21.02%) Games
3 56 (11.43%) Banking
4 52 (10.61%) Social Skills
5 44 (8.98%) Retail
6 38 (7.76%) Automotive
7 30 (6.12%) Public Sector
8 27 (5.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 24 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (3.88%) Legal
11 17 (3.47%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (1.63%) Marketing
13 6 (1.22%) Tech for Good
14 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.61%) Back Office
15 3 (0.61%) Electronics
15 3 (0.61%) French Language
15 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 138 (28.16%) Software Engineer
2 76 (15.51%) Trainee
3 70 (14.29%) Developer
4 53 (10.82%) Data Engineer
5 52 (10.61%) Architect
6 50 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
7 44 (8.98%) Lead Software Engineer
8 29 (5.92%) Software Developer
9 27 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (4.69%) Principal Engineer
11 22 (4.49%) Data Architect
11 22 (4.49%) Principal Software Engineer
12 20 (4.08%) Lead Cloud Engineer
13 19 (3.88%) Graduate
13 19 (3.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 18 (3.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 18 (3.67%) Lead Developer
15 17 (3.47%) Cloud Architect
15 17 (3.47%) Lead DevOps
15 17 (3.47%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (23.67%) Spring
2 63 (12.86%) .NET
3 40 (8.16%) .NET Core
4 39 (7.96%) HTML
5 37 (7.55%) AngularJS
5 37 (7.55%) React
5 37 (7.55%) Web Services
6 35 (7.14%) Node.js
6 35 (7.14%) REST
7 34 (6.94%) ASP.NET
8 33 (6.73%) CSS
9 30 (6.12%) .NET Framework
10 26 (5.31%) JSON
11 25 (5.10%) Vue.js
12 22 (4.49%) Hibernate
13 21 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (4.08%) Kafka
15 19 (3.88%) Laravel
15 19 (3.88%) OpenCV
15 19 (3.88%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 104 (21.22%) Algorithms
2 70 (14.29%) Cloud Native
3 48 (9.80%) Legacy Systems
4 27 (5.51%) Blog
5 23 (4.69%) Public Cloud
6 19 (3.88%) Mobile Computing
7 12 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.45%) User Experience
8 10 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.02%) NHS
12 4 (0.82%) Media Streaming
13 3 (0.61%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.61%) Photography
13 3 (0.61%) Smartcard
14 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.41%) PlayStation
14 2 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 125 (25.51%) Linux
2 107 (21.84%) Windows
3 41 (8.37%) Windows Server
4 34 (6.94%) Windows Server 2016
5 21 (4.29%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.04%) CentOS
7 8 (1.63%) Android
8 6 (1.22%) Debian
9 5 (1.02%) Alpine Linux
9 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.41%) Unix
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (63.27%) Agile
2 239 (48.78%) DevOps
3 182 (37.14%) Analytics
3 182 (37.14%) Software Engineering
4 181 (36.94%) Mentoring
5 122 (24.90%) Data Science
6 119 (24.29%) Machine Learning
7 116 (23.67%) CI/CD
7 116 (23.67%) Data Engineering
8 107 (21.84%) Scrum
9 101 (20.61%) Data Analytics
10 99 (20.20%) Data Architecture
11 93 (18.98%) Cybersecurity
12 89 (18.16%) Information Security
13 76 (15.51%) Microservices
13 76 (15.51%) Security Management
13 76 (15.51%) SFIA
13 76 (15.51%) Threat Analysis
14 62 (12.65%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (12.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 249 (50.82%) Python
2 202 (41.22%) Java
3 116 (23.67%) SQL
4 98 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 62 (12.65%) C#
6 48 (9.80%) Ruby
7 40 (8.16%) TypeScript
8 36 (7.35%) Bash
9 30 (6.12%) PHP
10 29 (5.92%) Go
11 26 (5.31%) C++
11 26 (5.31%) R
12 20 (4.08%) PowerShell
12 20 (4.08%) Scala
13 19 (3.88%) Julia
14 10 (2.04%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.43%) ES6
16 5 (1.02%) C
17 4 (0.82%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.41%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 34 (6.94%) Degree
2 25 (5.10%) PhD
3 23 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.45%) AWS Certification
5 11 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.61%) CCNA
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (15.92%) QA
2 35 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 27 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.04%) GDPR
4 10 (2.04%) GRC
4 10 (2.04%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.82%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 86 (17.55%) Docker
2 13 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.61%) Ceph
6 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 96 (19.59%) Terraform
2 93 (18.98%) Kubernetes
3 24 (4.90%) Ansible
4 13 (2.65%) Puppet
5 12 (2.45%) Grafana
5 12 (2.45%) Prometheus
6 9 (1.84%) Packer
7 5 (1.02%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.82%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.61%) Istio
9 3 (0.61%) Kibana
9 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.61%) Opsview
10 2 (0.41%) Consul
10 2 (0.41%) Nagios
10 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.41%) Sysdig
11 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 193 (39.39%) Google
2 140 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.14%) Oracle
4 27 (5.51%) Teradata
5 21 (4.29%) Sony
6 17 (3.47%) Talend
7 13 (2.65%) IBM
7 13 (2.65%) VMware
8 10 (2.04%) Zend
9 8 (1.63%) Databricks
10 6 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.82%) Cisco
11 4 (0.82%) SAP
12 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.61%) Avaya
12 3 (0.61%) Centreon
12 3 (0.61%) Citrix
12 3 (0.61%) Genesys
12 3 (0.61%) Mitel
12 3 (0.61%) Sitecore