Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 244 314
Rank change year-on-year +133 +70 +68
Permanent jobs citing GCP 250 109 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 2.59% 0.97% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.61% 3.77% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 190 98 46
Thames Valley median annual salary £62,500 £66,500 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.02% +5.56% +26.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £82,500
South East median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,750
% change year-on-year -4.00% -0.40% +39.44%

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 2,903 2,890 2,333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 30.11% 25.66% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,422 2,353 1,851
Thames Valley median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCP in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for GCP in the Thames Valley

GCP
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 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
Berkshire +96 128 £70,000 -9.68% 13
Oxfordshire +66 111 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Buckinghamshire +23 11 £57,500 +78.29% 5
GCP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for GCP.

1 209 (83.60%) Azure
2 168 (67.20%) AWS
3 167 (66.80%) Google
4 144 (57.60%) Docker
5 125 (50.00%) DevOps
6 120 (48.00%) Kubernetes
7 104 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
8 101 (40.40%) Python
9 93 (37.20%) Software Engineering
10 87 (34.80%) Linux
10 87 (34.80%) Ansible
11 82 (32.80%) Git (software)
12 74 (29.60%) Continuous Integration
13 72 (28.80%) Java
14 71 (28.40%) Jenkins
15 63 (25.20%) TDD
16 56 (22.40%) Terraform
17 55 (22.00%) Microservices
17 55 (22.00%) Degree
18 54 (21.60%) JavaScript
19 51 (20.40%) Bash Shell
20 49 (19.60%) Continuous Delivery
21 46 (18.40%) Computer Science
22 45 (18.00%) Configuration Management
23 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
23 43 (17.20%) React
24 42 (16.80%) AngularJS
24 42 (16.80%) E-Commerce
24 42 (16.80%) .NET
25 39 (15.60%) Web Services

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 25 (10.00%) CMS
1 25 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 23 (9.20%) Confluence
3 17 (6.80%) Drupal
3 17 (6.80%) WordPress
4 15 (6.00%) SugarCRM
5 11 (4.40%) Apache
6 9 (3.60%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.20%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.00%) nginx
10 4 (1.60%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 209 (83.60%) Azure
2 168 (67.20%) AWS
3 29 (11.60%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (10.40%) SaaS
5 16 (6.40%) GitHub
6 15 (6.00%) DigitalOcean
7 12 (4.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (4.40%) IaaS
8 11 (4.40%) npm
9 10 (4.00%) Serverless
10 8 (3.20%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (2.80%) Google Analytics
12 6 (2.40%) PaaS
12 6 (2.40%) Power Platform
13 4 (1.60%) AdWords
13 4 (1.60%) Apigee
14 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
14 3 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (1.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.60%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.20%) DNS
3 5 (2.00%) Internet
3 5 (2.00%) LAN
3 5 (2.00%) Network Security
4 3 (1.20%) Skype
5 2 (0.80%) BGP
5 2 (0.80%) Firewall
5 2 (0.80%) HTTP
6 1 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.40%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.60%) MySQL
1 24 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (5.20%) MongoDB
2 13 (5.20%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.80%) Big Data
5 6 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.40%) Power BI
6 5 (2.00%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.60%) QlikView
8 3 (1.20%) JasperReports
8 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.20%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (32.80%) Git (software)
2 71 (28.40%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.40%) Mocha
4 27 (10.80%) TeamCity
5 26 (10.40%) CircleCI
6 25 (10.00%) JIRA
7 24 (9.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (7.60%) Cucumber
8 19 (7.60%) Selenium
9 17 (6.80%) Maven
10 15 (6.00%) GitLab
11 14 (5.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (5.60%) SpecFlow
12 12 (4.80%) Travis CI
12 12 (4.80%) WebDriver
13 9 (3.60%) Subversion
14 8 (3.20%) Gradle
15 5 (2.00%) Babel
15 5 (2.00%) gulp
15 5 (2.00%) webpack
General
1 37 (14.80%) Retail
2 18 (7.20%) Banking
2 18 (7.20%) German Language
2 18 (7.20%) Italian Language
2 18 (7.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.60%) Finance
5 9 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.20%) Games
6 8 (3.20%) Publishing
7 3 (1.20%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (23.60%) Software Engineer
2 54 (21.60%) Developer
3 40 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (10.40%) Architect
5 17 (6.80%) Lead DevOps
6 16 (6.40%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.20%) Scientific Software Engineer
8 12 (4.80%) Presales Solution Architect
8 12 (4.80%) VMware Architect
9 11 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (4.40%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.40%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (4.00%) Test Engineer
11 9 (3.60%) Java Engineer
12 8 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 7 (2.80%) Lead Architect
13 7 (2.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 7 (2.80%) Senior DevOps
13 7 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.20%) React
2 42 (16.80%) .NET
2 42 (16.80%) AngularJS
3 39 (15.60%) Web Services
4 36 (14.40%) Node.js
5 29 (11.60%) Spring
6 27 (10.80%) HTML
6 27 (10.80%) REST
7 24 (9.60%) Spring Boot
8 20 (8.00%) Jest
9 19 (7.60%) Chai
9 19 (7.60%) Enzyme
10 15 (6.00%) .NET Core
10 15 (6.00%) RESTful
10 15 (6.00%) Sensu
11 13 (5.20%) CSS
12 12 (4.80%) Velocity
13 11 (4.40%) jQuery
14 10 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (3.20%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.60%) iPad
2 18 (7.20%) EMC VMAX
3 15 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 14 (5.60%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.60%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.20%) Life Science
7 7 (2.80%) Blog
7 7 (2.80%) User Experience
8 6 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.60%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.20%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) Replication
11 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.80%) NHS
13 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.40%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 87 (34.80%) Linux
2 24 (9.60%) Windows
3 14 (5.60%) CentOS
4 5 (2.00%) Android
4 5 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (50.00%) DevOps
2 104 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (37.20%) Software Engineering
4 74 (29.60%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (25.20%) TDD
6 55 (22.00%) Microservices
7 49 (19.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 46 (18.40%) Computer Science
9 45 (18.00%) Configuration Management
10 42 (16.80%) E-Commerce
11 39 (15.60%) Test Automation
12 32 (12.80%) Open Source
13 31 (12.40%) B2B
14 29 (11.60%) Scrum
15 28 (11.20%) B2C
16 27 (10.80%) Kanban
16 27 (10.80%) Mathematics
17 26 (10.40%) BDD
18 23 (9.20%) API Development
18 23 (9.20%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 101 (40.40%) Python
2 72 (28.80%) Java
3 54 (21.60%) JavaScript
4 51 (20.40%) Bash Shell
5 37 (14.80%) C#
5 37 (14.80%) C++
5 37 (14.80%) Go
6 21 (8.40%) Ruby
7 18 (7.20%) ES6
8 15 (6.00%) PHP
9 14 (5.60%) Kotlin
10 13 (5.20%) SQL
11 12 (4.80%) TypeScript
12 11 (4.40%) Perl
12 11 (4.40%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.60%) Java 8
14 8 (3.20%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.40%) Scala
16 5 (2.00%) R
16 5 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (22.00%) Degree
2 28 (11.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.80%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.20%) PhD
6 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.40%) CHFI
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CISSP
7 1 (0.40%) GCIH
7 1 (0.40%) GIAC
7 1 (0.40%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.40%) OSCE
7 1 (0.40%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.40%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 144 (57.60%) Docker
2 6 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.60%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 120 (48.00%) Kubernetes
2 87 (34.80%) Ansible
3 56 (22.40%) Terraform
4 37 (14.80%) Puppet
5 36 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (8.40%) Docker Swarm
7 18 (7.20%) Grafana
8 17 (6.80%) Nagios
9 12 (4.80%) HAProxy
10 10 (4.00%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.20%) Kibana
11 3 (1.20%) logstash
11 3 (1.20%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.80%) Packer
13 1 (0.40%) Nessus
13 1 (0.40%) Nmap
13 1 (0.40%) OpenVAS
13 1 (0.40%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.40%) QRadar
Vendors
1 167 (66.80%) Google
2 43 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 24 (9.60%) VMware
5 23 (9.20%) hybris
6 19 (7.60%) Cisco
7 18 (7.20%) Dell
7 18 (7.20%) EMC
7 18 (7.20%) NetApp
8 16 (6.40%) New Relic
8 16 (6.40%) Splunk
9 13 (5.20%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 13 (5.20%) Oracle
10 12 (4.80%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.20%) IBM
12 7 (2.80%) Actuate
12 7 (2.80%) Tableau
13 4 (1.60%) Ensighten
13 4 (1.60%) SAP
13 4 (1.60%) Tealium