Period
to 14 June 2021

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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 139 142
Rank change year-on-year +72 +3 +111
Permanent jobs citing GCP 357 103 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.81% 1.91% 2.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.97% 6.22% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 220 87 186
10th Percentile £34,425 £35,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,625 £44,375 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +13.40% +18.29%
75th Percentile £63,853 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,125 £82,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +11.11% +8.00%

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 2,752 1,655 2,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.11% 30.71% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,055 1,336 2,053
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £59,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 June 2021.

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 June 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
Bristol +59 200 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Gloucestershire +26 66 £55,000 +57.14% 6
Somerset +14 32 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Dorset +3 21 £37,500 - 2
Wiltshire -12 20 £60,000 -17.24% 7
Devon +2 11 £55,000 +144.45% 3
GCP
England

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

1 304 (85.15%) AWS
2 261 (73.11%) Azure
3 198 (55.46%) Google
4 169 (47.34%) DevOps
5 139 (38.94%) Docker
6 137 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (37.54%) Python
8 123 (34.45%) Microservices
9 112 (31.37%) Kubernetes
9 112 (31.37%) JavaScript
10 107 (29.97%) Scrum
11 106 (29.69%) SQL
12 103 (28.85%) Web Services
13 97 (27.17%) Java
14 95 (26.61%) Jenkins
15 92 (25.77%) Linux
16 86 (24.09%) Ansible
17 85 (23.81%) Terraform
18 84 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
19 79 (22.13%) Software Engineering
20 76 (21.29%) C#
21 71 (19.89%) PostgreSQL
22 68 (19.05%) MongoDB
23 65 (18.21%) Git (software)
23 65 (18.21%) AngularJS
24 64 (17.93%) Machine Learning
25 63 (17.65%) Puppet
25 63 (17.65%) Spring
26 62 (17.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
27 60 (16.81%) TypeScript

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 38 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (10.36%) Confluence
3 17 (4.76%) Apache
4 10 (2.80%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.52%) nginx
6 7 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.84%) IIS
7 3 (0.84%) JBoss
8 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.56%) SAS
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.56%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.28%) Sketch
3 1 (0.28%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) FastStats
1 2 (0.56%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 1 (0.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 304 (85.15%) AWS
2 261 (73.11%) Azure
3 34 (9.52%) Serverless
4 32 (8.96%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (6.72%) SaaS
6 23 (6.44%) Power Platform
7 12 (3.36%) PaaS
8 7 (1.96%) AWS Step Functions
8 7 (1.96%) Firebase
8 7 (1.96%) Twilio
9 6 (1.68%) IaaS
9 6 (1.68%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (1.40%) Datadog
10 5 (1.40%) GitHub
10 5 (1.40%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (1.12%) Matillion
12 3 (0.84%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.92%) VPN
2 34 (9.52%) IPv4
2 34 (9.52%) OSPF
2 34 (9.52%) VLAN
3 25 (7.00%) Firewall
4 12 (3.36%) DNS
5 8 (2.24%) HTTP
6 7 (1.96%) SMTP
6 7 (1.96%) SSL
7 5 (1.40%) DHCP
7 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.28%) Network Security
9 1 (0.28%) SAN
9 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.89%) PostgreSQL
2 68 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 62 (17.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 47 (13.17%) MySQL
5 45 (12.61%) SQL Server
6 31 (8.68%) Big Data
7 25 (7.00%) NoSQL
8 22 (6.16%) Power BI
9 20 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (5.04%) BigQuery
11 16 (4.48%) Hadoop
12 15 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (4.20%) Tableau
13 14 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (3.64%) Redis
15 8 (2.24%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.96%) Relational Database
16 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 5 (1.40%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 95 (26.61%) Jenkins
2 65 (18.21%) Git (software)
3 46 (12.89%) JIRA
4 24 (6.72%) GitLab
5 19 (5.32%) Subversion
6 8 (2.24%) Selenium
7 6 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.68%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.40%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.40%) JMeter
8 5 (1.40%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.84%) Ant
9 3 (0.84%) Maven
9 3 (0.84%) Protractor
9 3 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.56%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.56%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.56%) Hudson
10 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (12.89%) Social Skills
2 17 (4.76%) Wearables
3 16 (4.48%) Games
4 15 (4.20%) Finance
5 14 (3.92%) Banking
6 12 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.36%) Retail
7 10 (2.80%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (1.96%) Billing
10 5 (1.40%) Marketing
11 4 (1.12%) Legal
11 4 (1.12%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.84%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.56%) Law
14 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.28%) Electronics
14 1 (0.28%) French Language
14 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 111 (31.09%) Developer
2 52 (14.57%) Java Developer
3 46 (12.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 43 (12.04%) Angular Developer
5 40 (11.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 38 (10.64%) Data Engineer
7 33 (9.24%) Software Engineer
8 31 (8.68%) Cloud Engineer
9 28 (7.84%) Architect
10 22 (6.16%) Cloud Architect
11 21 (5.88%) Lead Developer
11 21 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
12 19 (5.32%) Senior DevOps
12 19 (5.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 19 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (5.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 18 (5.04%) Principal Architect
13 18 (5.04%) Principal Solutions Architect
13 18 (5.04%) Senior Developer
14 17 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (28.85%) Web Services
2 65 (18.21%) AngularJS
3 63 (17.65%) Spring
4 60 (16.81%) React
5 48 (13.45%) Node.js
5 48 (13.45%) Spring Boot
6 47 (13.17%) .NET
7 44 (12.32%) .NET Core
8 42 (11.76%) Hibernate
9 30 (8.40%) CSS
9 30 (8.40%) HTML
9 30 (8.40%) Kafka
10 20 (5.60%) Vue.js
11 18 (5.04%) RESTful
12 15 (4.20%) HTML5
13 13 (3.64%) .NET Framework
13 13 (3.64%) CSS3
14 12 (3.36%) Laravel
15 11 (3.08%) Symfony
16 10 (2.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 17 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 11 (3.08%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.24%) Cloud Native
5 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.12%) Marketing Technology
6 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.84%) Biotechnology
7 3 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.56%) Acoustics
8 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.56%) iPad
8 2 (0.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (25.77%) Linux
2 45 (12.61%) Windows
3 37 (10.36%) Windows Server
3 37 (10.36%) Windows Server 2016
4 34 (9.52%) CentOS
5 32 (8.96%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.40%) Unix
7 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.84%) Android
9 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (47.34%) DevOps
2 137 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (34.45%) Microservices
4 107 (29.97%) Scrum
5 84 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 79 (22.13%) Software Engineering
7 64 (17.93%) Machine Learning
8 51 (14.29%) Data Science
9 48 (13.45%) SDLC
10 45 (12.61%) ETL
11 43 (12.04%) Mentoring
12 42 (11.76%) Analytics
12 42 (11.76%) Configuration Management
13 41 (11.48%) Task Automation
14 40 (11.20%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 38 (10.64%) ITIL
16 37 (10.36%) TDD
17 36 (10.08%) DevSecOps
18 35 (9.80%) Computer Science
19 34 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 134 (37.54%) Python
2 112 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 106 (29.69%) SQL
4 97 (27.17%) Java
5 76 (21.29%) C#
6 60 (16.81%) TypeScript
7 43 (12.04%) Bash Shell
8 42 (11.76%) PowerShell
9 29 (8.12%) PHP
10 25 (7.00%) Go
11 17 (4.76%) MATLAB
12 14 (3.92%) Ruby
13 9 (2.52%) Perl
13 9 (2.52%) Scala
13 9 (2.52%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.68%) ES6
15 5 (1.40%) Java 8
15 5 (1.40%) R
16 4 (1.12%) HiveQL
17 2 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (9.52%) Degree
2 22 (6.16%) AWS Certification
3 17 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.84%) CISSP
6 3 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.56%) GIAC
7 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.56%) MCSA
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.56%) PhD
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.28%) CISM
8 1 (0.28%) CISMP
8 1 (0.28%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.28%) GDPR
2 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.28%) NIST
System Software
1 139 (38.94%) Docker
2 39 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.24%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.84%) Gluster
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) KVM
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 112 (31.37%) Kubernetes
2 86 (24.09%) Ansible
3 85 (23.81%) Terraform
4 63 (17.65%) Puppet
5 23 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (4.20%) Packer
7 9 (2.52%) Grafana
8 5 (1.40%) Prometheus
9 4 (1.12%) Rancher
10 3 (0.84%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.56%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 198 (55.46%) Google
2 58 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 52 (14.57%) Oracle
4 40 (11.20%) VMware
5 11 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.80%) Informatica
7 9 (2.52%) Teradata
8 6 (1.68%) Talend
9 5 (1.40%) Splunk
10 4 (1.12%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.84%) CA
11 3 (0.84%) Guidewire
11 3 (0.84%) IBM
12 2 (0.56%) Alterian
12 2 (0.56%) Apteco
12 2 (0.56%) Citrix
12 2 (0.56%) ESRI
12 2 (0.56%) Pega
12 2 (0.56%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud