Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 248 291
Rank change year-on-year +112 +43 +35
Permanent jobs citing GCP 245 87 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.41% 0.84% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.62% 3.99% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 197 77 46
South West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -28.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £93,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +13.04%

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 2,546 2,180 1,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.00% 21.11% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,076 1,869 1,432
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 +61 91 £61,069 +11.03% 11
Bristol +52 72 £57,124 -0.65% 22
Gloucestershire +3 28 £55,000 +30.95% 9
Devon +4 24 £40,000 -6.98% 5
Somerset +24 16 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Dorset -9 11 £35,000 +7.69%
Cornwall - 2 - -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 205 (83.67%) AWS
2 176 (71.84%) Google
3 161 (65.71%) Azure
4 114 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (42.04%) Kubernetes
6 93 (37.96%) Software Engineering
7 90 (36.73%) Linux
8 86 (35.10%) Python
9 79 (32.24%) Docker
10 72 (29.39%) Scrum
11 71 (28.98%) Node.js
12 69 (28.16%) Finance
13 61 (24.90%) Git (software)
14 60 (24.49%) JavaScript
14 60 (24.49%) DevOps
15 59 (24.08%) .NET
16 55 (22.45%) C#
16 55 (22.45%) AngularJS
17 52 (21.22%) Java
17 52 (21.22%) SQL
18 47 (19.18%) Retail
19 45 (18.37%) SQL Server
19 45 (18.37%) JIRA
20 44 (17.96%) BigQuery
20 44 (17.96%) React
21 43 (17.55%) Big Data
21 43 (17.55%) Degree
22 42 (17.14%) Jenkins
23 41 (16.73%) Kanban
24 39 (15.92%) Spring

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 31 (12.65%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (11.84%) Apache Spark
3 27 (11.02%) OpenStack
4 16 (6.53%) Apache
5 14 (5.71%) nginx
6 6 (2.45%) ArcGIS
6 6 (2.45%) ArcSDE
6 6 (2.45%) GeoServer
6 6 (2.45%) Oracle Spatial
7 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.82%) Drupal
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
9 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 205 (83.67%) AWS
2 161 (65.71%) Azure
3 39 (15.92%) OpenShift
4 13 (5.31%) Apigee
5 12 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (4.90%) Serverless
6 9 (3.67%) GitHub
7 8 (3.27%) Google Compute Engine
8 7 (2.86%) Google App Engine
8 7 (2.86%) Power Platform
9 6 (2.45%) WeChat
10 5 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.04%) DigitalOcean
10 5 (2.04%) G Suite
10 5 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.63%) PaaS
12 3 (1.22%) AWS Data Pipeline
12 3 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.69%) Firewall
2 28 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 24 (9.80%) HTTPS
4 16 (6.53%) Internet
5 6 (2.45%) VPN
6 5 (2.04%) DMZ
7 4 (1.63%) DNS
7 4 (1.63%) HTTP
8 3 (1.22%) VLAN
9 2 (0.82%) Network Security
10 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 44 (17.96%) BigQuery
3 43 (17.55%) Big Data
4 38 (15.51%) NoSQL
5 36 (14.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 35 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 31 (12.65%) MySQL
8 28 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (8.98%) Hadoop
12 20 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (8.16%) MongoDB
13 15 (6.12%) Looker
13 15 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (5.31%) Snowflake Schema
15 9 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (3.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 61 (24.90%) Git (software)
2 45 (18.37%) JIRA
3 42 (17.14%) Jenkins
4 25 (10.20%) Bitbucket
4 25 (10.20%) git-flow
5 18 (7.35%) Selenium
6 13 (5.31%) Artifactory
6 13 (5.31%) JMeter
6 13 (5.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (3.67%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.67%) Subversion
8 8 (3.27%) JUnit
9 6 (2.45%) gulp
9 6 (2.45%) Maven
10 5 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.04%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.63%) Grunt
11 4 (1.63%) webpack
12 2 (0.82%) GitLab
12 2 (0.82%) Travis CI
General
1 69 (28.16%) Finance
2 47 (19.18%) Retail
3 26 (10.61%) Marketing
4 25 (10.20%) Electronics
4 25 (10.20%) Telecoms
5 24 (9.80%) Banking
6 23 (9.39%) Public Sector
7 22 (8.98%) Manufacturing
8 18 (7.35%) Automotive
9 11 (4.49%) Games
10 6 (2.45%) Law
11 2 (0.82%) Environmental Health
11 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.41%) Advertising
12 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 69 (28.16%) Developer
2 46 (18.78%) Software Engineer
3 31 (12.65%) Senior Developer
4 23 (9.39%) Cloud Engineer
5 21 (8.57%) Consultant
5 21 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (6.53%) Analyst
6 16 (6.53%) Architect
7 15 (6.12%) Data Analyst
7 15 (6.12%) Senior DevOps
8 14 (5.71%) Data Engineer
9 13 (5.31%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.90%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.90%) PHP Developer
11 11 (4.49%) Data Architect
11 11 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 10 (4.08%) Software Consultant
12 10 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (28.98%) Node.js
2 59 (24.08%) .NET
3 55 (22.45%) AngularJS
4 44 (17.96%) React
5 39 (15.92%) ASP.NET
5 39 (15.92%) Kafka
5 39 (15.92%) Spring
5 39 (15.92%) Vue.js
6 27 (11.02%) .NET Core
7 26 (10.61%) REST
8 24 (9.80%) GraphQL
8 24 (9.80%) Spring MVC
9 21 (8.57%) CSS
9 21 (8.57%) HTML
10 19 (7.76%) Web Services
11 18 (7.35%) RESTful
12 17 (6.94%) LEMP Stack
13 10 (4.08%) LAMP
14 8 (3.27%) Ajax
14 8 (3.27%) HHVM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.61%) Public Cloud
2 15 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.90%) Cybercrime
5 9 (3.67%) Cyberattack
6 7 (2.86%) Clustering
6 7 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.86%) User Experience
7 6 (2.45%) Social Media
8 4 (1.63%) PKI
8 4 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.22%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.22%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.22%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.22%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.82%) Blog
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 90 (36.73%) Linux
2 33 (13.47%) Windows
3 26 (10.61%) Android
3 26 (10.61%) Apple iOS
3 26 (10.61%) CentOS
4 24 (9.80%) Ubuntu
5 15 (6.12%) Debian
6 11 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.08%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.45%) Fedora
9 4 (1.63%) Unix
10 2 (0.82%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (37.96%) Software Engineering
3 72 (29.39%) Scrum
4 60 (24.49%) DevOps
5 41 (16.73%) Kanban
6 38 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (15.10%) Analytics
8 36 (14.69%) Visualisation
9 34 (13.88%) Mentoring
10 33 (13.47%) ETL
11 30 (12.24%) Open Source
12 29 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (11.84%) MVC
12 29 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (11.84%) Test Automation
13 26 (10.61%) API Design
14 25 (10.20%) Microservices
15 24 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (9.80%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 86 (35.10%) Python
2 60 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 55 (22.45%) C#
4 52 (21.22%) Java
4 52 (21.22%) SQL
5 32 (13.06%) C++
6 31 (12.65%) Go
7 30 (12.24%) C
8 17 (6.94%) PHP
9 16 (6.53%) Bash Shell
10 13 (5.31%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.90%) TypeScript
12 9 (3.67%) Ruby
13 8 (3.27%) Clojure
14 6 (2.45%) ES6
14 6 (2.45%) Scala
15 5 (2.04%) R
16 3 (1.22%) Haskell
16 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 43 (17.55%) Degree
2 24 (9.80%) CCNA
2 24 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (9.80%) CISSP
2 24 (9.80%) CompTIA Security+
2 24 (9.80%) GIAC
2 24 (9.80%) Linux+ Certification
2 24 (9.80%) MCSE
2 24 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.80%) Network+ Certification
2 24 (9.80%) SANS
2 24 (9.80%) SSCP
3 8 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.86%) RHCE
5 4 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.22%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.45%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (32.24%) Docker
2 7 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.04%) VirtualBox
4 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 103 (42.04%) Kubernetes
2 29 (11.84%) Ansible
3 26 (10.61%) Puppet
4 17 (6.94%) Terraform
5 16 (6.53%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (2.04%) WSUS
7 5 (2.04%) yum
8 3 (1.22%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.82%) Grafana
9 2 (0.82%) Packer
9 2 (0.82%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.82%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 176 (71.84%) Google
2 32 (13.06%) Tableau
3 28 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 24 (9.80%) Oracle
5 21 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 21 (8.57%) Talend
6 20 (8.16%) SAP
7 14 (5.71%) Informatica
8 13 (5.31%) Veracode
9 9 (3.67%) Teradata
10 7 (2.86%) VMware
11 6 (2.45%) ESRI
11 6 (2.45%) Twitter
11 6 (2.45%) YouTube
12 4 (1.63%) Cisco
13 3 (1.22%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 3 (1.22%) Dell
14 2 (0.82%) 3PAR
14 2 (0.82%) Splunk
14 2 (0.82%) Veeam