Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 243 262
Rank change year-on-year +115 +19 +74
Permanent jobs citing GCP 253 103 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.54% 0.99% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.94% 4.64% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 204 96 54
South West median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -8.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,375 £26,200
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 2,545 2,221 1,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.56% 21.29% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,089 1,892 1,485
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,700 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +64 96 £60,000 -17.24% 9
Bristol +41 74 £55,000 -4.35% 19
Gloucestershire +15 34 £55,000 +30.95% 8
Devon +5 23 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Somerset +24 17 £46,250 -7.50% 8
Dorset -1 6 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cornwall - 3 - - 1
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 216 (85.38%) AWS
2 179 (70.75%) Google
3 173 (68.38%) Azure
4 119 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (44.27%) Kubernetes
6 98 (38.74%) Software Engineering
7 93 (36.76%) Linux
8 91 (35.97%) Python
9 86 (33.99%) Docker
10 78 (30.83%) Scrum
11 76 (30.04%) Finance
12 75 (29.64%) Node.js
13 69 (27.27%) DevOps
14 60 (23.72%) .NET
15 58 (22.92%) Git (software)
16 57 (22.53%) Retail
17 56 (22.13%) C#
17 56 (22.13%) AngularJS
18 53 (20.95%) Java
18 53 (20.95%) JavaScript
19 52 (20.55%) JIRA
20 50 (19.76%) Kanban
21 47 (18.58%) Degree
22 46 (18.18%) Big Data
23 45 (17.79%) OpenShift
24 44 (17.39%) Jenkins
25 43 (17.00%) Vue.js
25 43 (17.00%) SQL
26 42 (16.60%) Firewall
26 42 (16.60%) 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 33 (13.04%) Apache Spark
1 33 (13.04%) OpenStack
2 32 (12.65%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.35%) Apache
4 8 (3.16%) nginx
5 6 (2.37%) ArcGIS
5 6 (2.37%) ArcSDE
5 6 (2.37%) GeoServer
5 6 (2.37%) Oracle Spatial
5 6 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.79%) Drupal
6 2 (0.79%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 216 (85.38%) AWS
2 173 (68.38%) Azure
3 45 (17.79%) OpenShift
4 13 (5.14%) Apigee
5 12 (4.74%) Serverless
6 11 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (3.56%) GitHub
8 8 (3.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (2.77%) Google App Engine
10 6 (2.37%) DigitalOcean
10 6 (2.37%) G Suite
10 6 (2.37%) WeChat
11 5 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.98%) Power Platform
12 3 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.19%) PaaS
13 2 (0.79%) Amazon Alexa
13 2 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.60%) Firewall
2 34 (13.44%) TCP/IP
3 28 (11.07%) HTTPS
4 16 (6.32%) Internet
5 9 (3.56%) DMZ
5 9 (3.56%) VPN
6 4 (1.58%) DNS
6 4 (1.58%) HTTP
7 3 (1.19%) VLAN
8 2 (0.79%) Network Security
9 1 (0.40%) LAN
9 1 (0.40%) NAS
9 1 (0.40%) SAN
9 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.18%) Big Data
2 41 (16.21%) BigQuery
2 41 (16.21%) SQL Server
3 35 (13.83%) Amazon Redshift
4 34 (13.44%) NoSQL
5 31 (12.25%) Relational Database
6 24 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (8.30%) MySQL
9 20 (7.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (7.11%) Hadoop
11 17 (6.72%) Looker
12 16 (6.32%) MongoDB
13 14 (5.53%) Snowflake Schema
14 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (2.37%) GIS
16 6 (2.37%) Spatial Data
16 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 52 (20.55%) JIRA
3 44 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 30 (11.86%) Bitbucket
5 29 (11.46%) git-flow
6 18 (7.11%) Selenium
7 13 (5.14%) Artifactory
7 13 (5.14%) JMeter
7 13 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (3.95%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.95%) Subversion
9 9 (3.56%) JUnit
10 7 (2.77%) Maven
11 6 (2.37%) gulp
12 5 (1.98%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.58%) Grunt
13 4 (1.58%) webpack
14 2 (0.79%) GitLab
15 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 76 (30.04%) Finance
2 57 (22.53%) Retail
3 27 (10.67%) Banking
4 26 (10.28%) Automotive
4 26 (10.28%) Marketing
5 25 (9.88%) Telecoms
6 24 (9.49%) Electronics
7 22 (8.70%) Manufacturing
7 22 (8.70%) Public Sector
8 13 (5.14%) Games
9 7 (2.77%) Law
10 3 (1.19%) Environmental Health
11 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (26.88%) Developer
2 43 (17.00%) Software Engineer
3 31 (12.25%) Senior Developer
4 25 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 25 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (9.09%) Consultant
6 18 (7.11%) Senior DevOps
7 16 (6.32%) Analyst
7 16 (6.32%) Data Engineer
8 15 (5.93%) Data Analyst
9 14 (5.53%) Architect
10 13 (5.14%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.14%) Software Consultant
11 12 (4.74%) .NET Developer
11 12 (4.74%) C++ Consultant
11 12 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (4.74%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.74%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (4.74%) Windows Consultant
12 11 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (29.64%) Node.js
2 60 (23.72%) .NET
3 56 (22.13%) AngularJS
4 43 (17.00%) Vue.js
5 42 (16.60%) React
5 42 (16.60%) Spring
6 41 (16.21%) ASP.NET
6 41 (16.21%) Kafka
7 31 (12.25%) REST
8 28 (11.07%) GraphQL
8 28 (11.07%) Spring MVC
9 26 (10.28%) .NET Core
10 19 (7.51%) RESTful
10 19 (7.51%) Web Services
11 14 (5.53%) CSS
11 14 (5.53%) HTML
12 11 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
13 6 (2.37%) CSS3
13 6 (2.37%) HTML5
14 5 (1.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.46%) Public Cloud
2 16 (6.32%) Cybercrime
3 15 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.74%) Cyberattack
6 9 (3.56%) User Experience
7 7 (2.77%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.37%) Social Media
9 4 (1.58%) Clustering
9 4 (1.58%) PKI
9 4 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.19%) Blog
10 3 (1.19%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.19%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.19%) Robotics
10 3 (1.19%) Smart Home
11 2 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 93 (36.76%) Linux
2 41 (16.21%) Windows
3 30 (11.86%) Android
3 30 (11.86%) Apple iOS
4 28 (11.07%) CentOS
5 18 (7.11%) Ubuntu
6 14 (5.53%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.74%) Debian
8 9 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.77%) Fedora
10 4 (1.58%) Unix
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.40%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.40%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (47.04%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (38.74%) Software Engineering
3 78 (30.83%) Scrum
4 69 (27.27%) DevOps
5 50 (19.76%) Kanban
6 41 (16.21%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (13.44%) Mentoring
8 33 (13.04%) Analytics
8 33 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
8 33 (13.04%) Visualisation
9 32 (12.65%) MVC
9 32 (12.65%) Open Source
10 30 (11.86%) API Design
11 28 (11.07%) Ethical Hacking
11 28 (11.07%) Penetration Testing
11 28 (11.07%) Reverse Engineering
12 27 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (10.67%) ETL
13 26 (10.28%) Microservices
13 26 (10.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 91 (35.97%) Python
2 56 (22.13%) C#
3 53 (20.95%) Java
3 53 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 43 (17.00%) SQL
5 33 (13.04%) C
5 33 (13.04%) C++
6 29 (11.46%) Go
7 18 (7.11%) Bash Shell
8 16 (6.32%) Shell Script
9 13 (5.14%) PHP
9 13 (5.14%) TypeScript
10 9 (3.56%) Ruby
11 6 (2.37%) Clojure
11 6 (2.37%) ES6
11 6 (2.37%) Scala
12 3 (1.19%) Haskell
12 3 (1.19%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.79%) ES7
13 2 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (18.58%) Degree
2 27 (10.67%) CCNA
2 27 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (10.67%) CISSP
2 27 (10.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 27 (10.67%) GIAC
2 27 (10.67%) Linux+ Certification
2 27 (10.67%) MCSE
2 27 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (10.67%) Network+ Certification
2 27 (10.67%) SANS
2 27 (10.67%) SSCP
3 10 (3.95%) RHCE
4 8 (3.16%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.19%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) QA
2 4 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (33.99%) Docker
2 11 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.98%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 112 (44.27%) Kubernetes
2 34 (13.44%) Ansible
3 31 (12.25%) Puppet
4 20 (7.91%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.93%) Terraform
6 9 (3.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (3.16%) Red Hat Satellite
7 8 (3.16%) WSUS
7 8 (3.16%) yum
8 3 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.79%) Grafana
9 2 (0.79%) Nagios
9 2 (0.79%) Packer
9 2 (0.79%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.40%) Mesos
10 1 (0.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 179 (70.75%) Google
2 31 (12.25%) Microsoft
3 28 (11.07%) Tableau
4 25 (9.88%) Red Hat
5 20 (7.91%) Oracle
6 19 (7.51%) SAP
7 18 (7.11%) Talend
8 14 (5.53%) Informatica
9 13 (5.14%) Veracode
10 12 (4.74%) VMware
11 7 (2.77%) Teradata
12 6 (2.37%) ESRI
12 6 (2.37%) Twitter
12 6 (2.37%) YouTube
13 4 (1.58%) Dell
14 3 (1.19%) Cisco
14 3 (1.19%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 3 (1.19%) NetApp
14 3 (1.19%) Remedy
14 3 (1.19%) Veeam