Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 109 234
Rank change year-on-year -5 +125 +92
Permanent jobs citing GCP 108 276 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 2.25% 2.73% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.75% 9.06% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 107 252 102
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +5.69%
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,500 £42,625
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,563 £93,625
South East median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,599 3,046 2,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 33.28% 30.11% 23.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,409 2,572 2,433
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £84,000 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the Thames Valley

GCP
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for GCP in the Thames Valley

GCP
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for GCP in the Thames Valley

GCP
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Berkshire +32 77 £60,000 -4.00% 2
Oxfordshire -24 24 £62,500 +4.17% 2
Buckinghamshire +36 7 £45,000 +40.63% 1
GCP
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for GCP.

1 89 (82.41%) AWS
2 83 (76.85%) Azure
3 58 (53.70%) Linux
4 55 (50.93%) Python
5 54 (50.00%) Google
6 48 (44.44%) DevOps
7 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (38.89%) Docker
9 38 (35.19%) Kubernetes
10 36 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 36 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (25.93%) Microservices
12 27 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
13 26 (24.07%) Computer Science
14 25 (23.15%) Java
15 24 (22.22%) Mathematics
16 23 (21.30%) TDD
17 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
17 22 (20.37%) Degree
17 22 (20.37%) Video Conferencing
17 22 (20.37%) WebRTC
18 21 (19.44%) Git (software)
18 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
18 21 (19.44%) Terraform
19 20 (18.52%) Jenkins
19 20 (18.52%) Windows
20 18 (16.67%) OO
20 18 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
21 17 (15.74%) Ansible
21 17 (15.74%) C#

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 12 (11.11%) CMS
1 12 (11.11%) Confluence
2 9 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 7 (6.48%) Apache
4 4 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.85%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.85%) Drupal
5 2 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.85%) WordPress
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
1 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 89 (82.41%) AWS
2 83 (76.85%) Azure
3 27 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (12.04%) SaaS
5 12 (11.11%) OpenShift
6 10 (9.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (6.48%) Serverless
8 6 (5.56%) GitHub
9 4 (3.70%) Datadog
10 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.78%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.78%) Firebase
10 3 (2.78%) PaaS
11 2 (1.85%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (1.85%) Apigee
11 2 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.85%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (1.85%) IaaS
11 2 (1.85%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) H.323
2 12 (11.11%) Skype
3 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.70%) VPN
5 3 (2.78%) Network Security
6 2 (1.85%) Firewall
6 2 (1.85%) Modbus
6 2 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.48%) Big Data
2 7 (6.48%) BigQuery
2 7 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.48%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.63%) Neo4j
5 4 (3.70%) MySQL
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.85%) GIS
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.85%) Power BI
6 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.93%) Looker
7 1 (0.93%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.11%) JIRA
4 8 (7.41%) CircleCI
4 8 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (3.70%) GitLab
5 4 (3.70%) GoCD
6 2 (1.85%) Mocha
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (9.26%) Norwegian Language
2 6 (5.56%) Games
2 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.63%) Finance
4 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 21 (19.44%) Graduate
4 14 (12.96%) Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Graduate Support Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (4.63%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Graduate Test Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) PHP Software Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.78%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.37%) WebRTC
2 12 (11.11%) HTML
2 12 (11.11%) REST
2 12 (11.11%) Spring
2 12 (11.11%) Web Services
3 11 (10.19%) Node.js
4 10 (9.26%) React
5 9 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.48%) CSS
7 6 (5.56%) .NET
7 6 (5.56%) Kafka
8 5 (4.63%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (4.63%) HTML5
8 5 (4.63%) RESTful
9 3 (2.78%) Apache NiFi
9 3 (2.78%) GStreamer
10 2 (1.85%) Chai
10 2 (1.85%) Jest
10 2 (1.85%) MEAN Stack
10 2 (1.85%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Video Conferencing
2 12 (11.11%) iPad
3 7 (6.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (6.48%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.56%) Cloud Native
4 6 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.78%) User Experience
7 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.85%) Life Science
7 2 (1.85%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (53.70%) Linux
2 20 (18.52%) Windows
3 12 (11.11%) Android
3 12 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Unix
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) CentOS
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.44%) DevOps
2 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 28 (25.93%) Microservices
5 26 (24.07%) Computer Science
6 24 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 23 (21.30%) TDD
8 18 (16.67%) OO
9 16 (14.81%) OOP
10 15 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (13.89%) Test Automation
11 14 (12.96%) High Availability
11 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (12.04%) Analytics
12 13 (12.04%) Infrastructure Automation
13 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
14 11 (10.19%) Web Development
15 10 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (9.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.93%) Python
2 25 (23.15%) Java
3 21 (19.44%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.74%) Bash Shell
4 17 (15.74%) C#
5 14 (12.96%) PHP
6 13 (12.04%) SQL
7 12 (11.11%) C++
8 11 (10.19%) C
9 8 (7.41%) Go
9 8 (7.41%) TypeScript
10 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
11 6 (5.56%) Perl
12 4 (3.70%) Ruby
13 2 (1.85%) ES6
13 2 (1.85%) Groovy
13 2 (1.85%) Scala
14 1 (0.93%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) Degree
2 18 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) PhD
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (38.89%) Docker
2 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.93%) Ceph
7 1 (0.93%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 38 (35.19%) Kubernetes
2 21 (19.44%) Terraform
3 17 (15.74%) Ansible
4 8 (7.41%) Puppet
5 7 (6.48%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (4.63%) Prometheus
7 5 (4.63%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (3.70%) logstash
8 4 (3.70%) Mesos
9 3 (2.78%) Packer
10 2 (1.85%) Salt
11 1 (0.93%) Grafana
Vendors
1 54 (50.00%) Google
2 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.96%) VMware
4 6 (5.56%) Oracle
5 4 (3.70%) Tableau
6 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.78%) Teradata
7 2 (1.85%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.85%) hybris
7 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.85%) SAP
7 2 (1.85%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.85%) Talend
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) Cognos
8 1 (0.93%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft