Period
to 14 August 2020

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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 129 255
Rank change year-on-year -8 +126 +32
Permanent jobs citing GCP 77 241 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.84% 2.40% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.61% 9.56% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 69 206 77
Median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +22.22% -28.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £33,750 £29,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £76,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 1,373 2,522 2,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.82% 25.08% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 2,056 1,850
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,629 £27,375 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% - +10.00%

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 2020.

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 2020. 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 -8 23 £63,750 +4.39% 2
Gloucestershire +55 20 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Somerset +20 19 £44,500 -6.32% 2
Bristol +24 10 £52,500 -8.09% 9
Devon +3 3 £22,500 -43.75%
Dorset +39 2 £42,500 +21.43% 2
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 58 (75.32%) AWS
2 51 (66.23%) Azure
3 41 (53.25%) Google
4 34 (44.16%) Docker
5 32 (41.56%) SQL
6 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (37.66%) Kubernetes
8 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
9 22 (28.57%) DevOps
10 19 (24.68%) Scrum
10 19 (24.68%) Mentoring
10 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
11 18 (23.38%) C#
12 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
12 16 (20.78%) .NET
12 16 (20.78%) Python
12 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
12 16 (20.78%) Microservices
13 14 (18.18%) Coaching
13 14 (18.18%) Ansible
13 14 (18.18%) Finance
13 14 (18.18%) Commercial Awareness
14 13 (16.88%) Apache Airflow
14 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (16.88%) Front End Development
14 13 (16.88%) Node.js
14 13 (16.88%) Kanban
15 12 (15.58%) ETL
15 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework

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 13 (16.88%) Apache Airflow
2 10 (12.99%) Apache
3 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.60%) nginx
5 1 (1.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.30%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (1.30%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 58 (75.32%) AWS
2 51 (66.23%) Azure
3 6 (7.79%) Datadog
3 6 (7.79%) SaaS
4 5 (6.49%) PaaS
4 5 (6.49%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (3.90%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (2.60%) GitHub
6 2 (2.60%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.30%) IaaS
7 1 (1.30%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) VPN
2 2 (2.60%) DMZ
2 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.88%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (14.29%) BigQuery
4 8 (10.39%) MySQL
5 5 (6.49%) Big Data
5 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.49%) Power BI
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.60%) Data Lake
8 2 (2.60%) Impala
8 2 (2.60%) Redis
8 2 (2.60%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.30%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.09%) JIRA
4 4 (5.19%) CircleCI
4 4 (5.19%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.60%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.60%) Babel
6 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.60%) Grunt
6 2 (2.60%) gulp
6 2 (2.60%) Maven
6 2 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.60%) webpack
7 1 (1.30%) Gradle
7 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.30%) Selenium
7 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Data Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Team Leader
5 8 (10.39%) Development Team Leader
5 8 (10.39%) Software Development Team Leader
5 8 (10.39%) Software Team Leader
6 6 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (7.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) .NET
2 13 (16.88%) Node.js
3 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
4 10 (12.99%) React
5 8 (10.39%) AngularJS
6 7 (9.09%) CSS
7 6 (7.79%) HTML
7 6 (7.79%) Spring
8 5 (6.49%) Vue.js
9 4 (5.19%) Laravel
10 3 (3.90%) .NET Core
10 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (3.90%) Redux
10 3 (3.90%) RESTful
11 2 (2.60%) Ajax
11 2 (2.60%) GraphQL
11 2 (2.60%) koa
11 2 (2.60%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (2.60%) React Native
11 2 (2.60%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.79%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Native
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.30%) Life Science
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.19%) Debian
4 3 (3.90%) CentOS
5 2 (2.60%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) CoreOS
6 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.57%) DevOps
3 19 (24.68%) Mentoring
3 19 (24.68%) Scrum
4 16 (20.78%) Microservices
4 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
5 14 (18.18%) Coaching
5 14 (18.18%) Commercial Awareness
6 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (16.88%) Front End Development
6 13 (16.88%) Kanban
7 12 (15.58%) ETL
8 11 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (14.29%) People Management
9 10 (12.99%) Project Delivery
10 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.09%) MVC
11 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (7.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) SQL
2 18 (23.38%) C#
3 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.78%) Python
4 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.99%) Java
6 9 (11.69%) TypeScript
7 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.09%) Ruby
8 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.19%) C
9 4 (5.19%) Go
9 4 (5.19%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) C++
10 2 (2.60%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.60%) Scala
11 1 (1.30%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.30%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.30%) Rust
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (2.60%) CCSP
2 2 (2.60%) CISSP
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) RHCE
2 2 (2.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) GDPR
1 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 34 (44.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (37.66%) Kubernetes
2 14 (18.18%) Ansible
3 12 (15.58%) Terraform
4 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.49%) Puppet
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.60%) WSUS
5 2 (2.60%) yum
6 1 (1.30%) Grafana
6 1 (1.30%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.30%) Rancher
6 1 (1.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Google
2 11 (14.29%) Tableau
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.60%) Veracode
5 1 (1.30%) CA
5 1 (1.30%) Cognos
5 1 (1.30%) Confluent