Period
to 5 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 220 361
Rank change year-on-year +46 +141 +252
Permanent jobs citing GCP 1,257 1,338 838
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.93% 1.59% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.11% 6.33% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 1,190 732
Median annual salary £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +9.09%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,582 21,132 21,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.56% 25.18% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16,774 16,680 17,233
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the UK excluding London

GCP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for GCP in the UK excluding London

GCP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Salary histogram for GCP in the UK excluding London

GCP
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 5 April 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
North of England +40 351 £55,000 -8.33% 74
South East +26 247 £65,000 +4.00% 51
North West +38 202 £60,000 - 38
Midlands +89 184 £60,000 - 29
East of England +47 151 £57,500 +4.55% 37
South West -4 148 £52,500 - 19
Yorkshire +56 126 £55,000 -6.38% 25
Scotland +25 125 £55,000 -12.00% 8
West Midlands +74 120 £55,000 -8.33% 14
East Midlands +56 63 £75,000 +25.00% 15
Wales +14 45 £48,500 -7.62% 7
North East -1 23 £52,243 -16.41% 11
Northern Ireland +21 7 £45,500 +7.06% 1
South Coast - 2 £67,500 -
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 1,057 (84.09%) AWS
2 922 (73.35%) Azure
3 743 (59.11%) Google
4 484 (38.50%) DevOps
5 482 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
6 457 (36.36%) Python
7 415 (33.02%) Docker
8 390 (31.03%) Kubernetes
9 333 (26.49%) Linux
10 287 (22.83%) Java
11 281 (22.35%) JavaScript
12 262 (20.84%) Terraform
13 260 (20.68%) Ansible
14 251 (19.97%) Software Engineering
15 245 (19.49%) SQL
16 221 (17.58%) Node.js
17 220 (17.50%) Jenkins
18 210 (16.71%) Microservices
19 206 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
20 200 (15.91%) C#
21 197 (15.67%) Scrum
21 197 (15.67%) Git (software)
22 193 (15.35%) Finance
23 178 (14.16%) Microsoft
24 177 (14.08%) Puppet
25 162 (12.89%) Bash Shell
26 160 (12.73%) Public Cloud
26 160 (12.73%) Windows
27 148 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
28 139 (11.06%) .NET

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 87 (6.92%) Apache Spark
2 55 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (3.66%) Apache
4 37 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 31 (2.47%) Confluence
6 23 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 23 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.59%) nginx
8 19 (1.51%) CMS
9 15 (1.19%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (0.80%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (0.72%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.56%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.56%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.48%) Ethereum
14 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.32%) Luigi
15 3 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.080%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.080%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.16%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.16%) Magento
2 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.080%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,057 (84.09%) AWS
2 922 (73.35%) Azure
3 94 (7.48%) Serverless
4 93 (7.40%) SaaS
5 70 (5.57%) GitHub
6 56 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 52 (4.14%) Office 365
8 51 (4.06%) IaaS
9 43 (3.42%) PaaS
10 42 (3.34%) G Suite
11 39 (3.10%) OpenShift
12 36 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
13 35 (2.78%) Power Platform
14 25 (1.99%) Amazon ECS
15 20 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
16 19 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
18 15 (1.19%) Amazon S3
19 13 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
19 13 (1.03%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.74%) Firewall
2 30 (2.39%) DNS
3 26 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.91%) VPN
5 19 (1.51%) DMZ
5 19 (1.51%) Skype
6 16 (1.27%) DHCP
6 16 (1.27%) WAN
7 15 (1.19%) Network Security
8 11 (0.88%) LAN
9 10 (0.80%) Internet
10 9 (0.72%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.56%) BGP
11 7 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.56%) VLAN
12 6 (0.48%) 4G
12 6 (0.48%) 5G
12 6 (0.48%) LTE
12 6 (0.48%) OSPF
13 5 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (10.42%) NoSQL
2 128 (10.18%) SQL Server
3 116 (9.23%) Big Data
4 110 (8.75%) MySQL
5 82 (6.52%) MongoDB
6 74 (5.89%) Hadoop
7 73 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
8 61 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
9 54 (4.30%) Relational Database
10 46 (3.66%) BigQuery
11 35 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
11 35 (2.78%) Power BI
12 30 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 29 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
14 25 (1.99%) Apache Hive
15 23 (1.83%) Flink
15 23 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (1.59%) Data Lake
16 20 (1.59%) HBase
17 17 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 220 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 197 (15.67%) Git (software)
3 72 (5.73%) JIRA
4 50 (3.98%) GitLab
5 45 (3.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (2.94%) Selenium
7 35 (2.78%) Maven
8 33 (2.63%) TeamCity
9 28 (2.23%) Bitbucket
10 27 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 23 (1.83%) Cucumber
12 21 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
14 17 (1.35%) CircleCI
15 12 (0.95%) SpecFlow
15 12 (0.95%) Vagrant
16 10 (0.80%) Appium
16 10 (0.80%) SonarQube
17 9 (0.72%) JUnit
17 9 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 193 (15.35%) Finance
2 109 (8.67%) Retail
3 35 (2.78%) Automotive
4 25 (1.99%) Law
5 24 (1.91%) Public Sector
6 22 (1.75%) Marketing
7 20 (1.59%) Banking
8 19 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.43%) Games
9 18 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.35%) Electronics
11 12 (0.95%) Legal
12 7 (0.56%) Publishing
13 6 (0.48%) Local Government
14 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.32%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.24%) Norwegian Language
16 3 (0.24%) Police
17 2 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 285 (22.67%) Developer
2 224 (17.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 140 (11.14%) Architect
4 139 (11.06%) Software Engineer
5 100 (7.96%) Cloud Engineer
6 94 (7.48%) Senior Developer
7 70 (5.57%) Data Engineer
8 64 (5.09%) Software Developer
9 54 (4.30%) Consultant
10 53 (4.22%) Cloud Architect
11 51 (4.06%) .NET Developer
11 51 (4.06%) Java Developer
12 49 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
13 40 (3.18%) Lead Developer
14 39 (3.10%) AWS Engineer
14 39 (3.10%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 35 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
16 34 (2.70%) Platform Engineer
17 33 (2.63%) Senior DevOps
17 33 (2.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (17.58%) Node.js
2 139 (11.06%) .NET
3 132 (10.50%) AngularJS
4 131 (10.42%) React
5 129 (10.26%) Web Services
6 112 (8.91%) HTML
7 109 (8.67%) CSS
8 67 (5.33%) Vue.js
9 62 (4.93%) Spring
10 57 (4.53%) Kafka
11 56 (4.46%) RESTful
12 50 (3.98%) .NET Core
13 47 (3.74%) REST
14 46 (3.66%) Elastic Stack
15 42 (3.34%) HTML5
16 36 (2.86%) Express
17 31 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (2.39%) ASP.NET
18 30 (2.39%) Laravel
19 28 (2.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 160 (12.73%) Public Cloud
2 71 (5.65%) User Experience
3 69 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
5 53 (4.22%) Cloud Native
6 34 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 33 (2.63%) Blog
8 27 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 26 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
10 25 (1.99%) Algorithms
11 24 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.43%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.11%) Replication
14 13 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.03%) Management Information System
15 12 (0.95%) iPad
16 10 (0.80%) Infotainment
17 8 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
17 8 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
18 6 (0.48%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 333 (26.49%) Linux
2 160 (12.73%) Windows
3 48 (3.82%) CentOS
4 41 (3.26%) Unix
5 40 (3.18%) Windows Server
6 38 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.83%) Android
7 23 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.75%) Ubuntu
9 14 (1.11%) Debian
10 13 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (0.48%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.24%) AIX
14 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Mesosphere
15 2 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (38.50%) DevOps
2 482 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (19.97%) Software Engineering
4 210 (16.71%) Microservices
5 206 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
6 197 (15.67%) Scrum
7 148 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
8 135 (10.74%) Analytics
9 129 (10.26%) TDD
10 128 (10.18%) Open Source
11 118 (9.39%) Configuration Management
12 113 (8.99%) Test Automation
13 96 (7.64%) Machine Learning
14 92 (7.32%) Computer Science
14 92 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 88 (7.00%) Data Science
15 88 (7.00%) Mentoring
16 87 (6.92%) Infrastructure as Code
17 81 (6.44%) Coaching
17 81 (6.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 457 (36.36%) Python
2 287 (22.83%) Java
3 281 (22.35%) JavaScript
4 245 (19.49%) SQL
5 200 (15.91%) C#
6 162 (12.89%) Bash Shell
7 112 (8.91%) Go
8 110 (8.75%) PowerShell
9 76 (6.05%) PHP
10 71 (5.65%) TypeScript
11 65 (5.17%) Ruby
12 63 (5.01%) C++
13 50 (3.98%) C
14 46 (3.66%) Scala
15 42 (3.34%) Perl
16 27 (2.15%) R
17 21 (1.67%) ES6
18 17 (1.35%) T-SQL
19 14 (1.11%) Kotlin
19 14 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (10.50%) Degree
2 48 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.07%) AWS Certification
4 26 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.35%) RHCE
6 16 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (1.27%) CISSP
7 10 (0.80%) CCNA
8 7 (0.56%) MCSE
8 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.48%) CISM
9 6 (0.48%) GCIH
9 6 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.40%) CCNP
10 5 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.40%) GCFA
11 4 (0.32%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.86%) QA
2 18 (1.43%) GDPR
3 15 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.88%) SLA
5 10 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.48%) MISRA
8 5 (0.40%) ISO 31000
9 3 (0.24%) NIST
10 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.080%) GLBA
11 1 (0.080%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 415 (33.02%) Docker
2 62 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.59%) Firmware
6 15 (1.19%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.64%) vSphere
8 7 (0.56%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.48%) Snort
10 4 (0.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.24%) HDFS
11 3 (0.24%) KVM
11 3 (0.24%) Varnish
11 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.16%) RACF
13 1 (0.080%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.080%) vCloud
13 1 (0.080%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 390 (31.03%) Kubernetes
2 262 (20.84%) Terraform
3 260 (20.68%) Ansible
4 177 (14.08%) Puppet
5 139 (11.06%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (3.90%) Grafana
7 47 (3.74%) Packer
8 39 (3.10%) Docker Swarm
9 32 (2.55%) Prometheus
10 22 (1.75%) Nagios
11 19 (1.51%) Consul
12 18 (1.43%) Graphite
12 18 (1.43%) Mesos
13 14 (1.11%) ZABBIX
14 13 (1.03%) Kibana
14 13 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 9 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
16 9 (0.72%) WSUS
16 9 (0.72%) yum
Vendors
1 743 (59.11%) Google
2 178 (14.16%) Microsoft
3 78 (6.21%) VMware
4 58 (4.61%) Oracle
5 55 (4.38%) Tableau
6 41 (3.26%) Splunk
7 40 (3.18%) Red Hat
8 31 (2.47%) Cisco
9 23 (1.83%) New Relic
10 20 (1.59%) Rackspace
10 20 (1.59%) SaltStack
11 19 (1.51%) IBM
12 16 (1.27%) Atlassian
13 15 (1.19%) Talend
14 13 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (1.03%) SAP
15 11 (0.88%) Symantec
16 10 (0.80%) Teradata
17 9 (0.72%) Sitecore
17 9 (0.72%) Veeam