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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 176 351
Rank change year-on-year +22 +175 +208
Permanent jobs citing GCP 929 1,714 869
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.13% 2.05% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.51% 7.67% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 754 1,415 775
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +6.80%
10th Percentile £39,113 £33,650 £33,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,625 £81,250
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% -

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 14,261 22,356 21,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 32.67% 26.78% 21.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11,554 17,862 17,823
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,501
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 2 July 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 2 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
North of England +53 258 £55,000 -8.33% 37
South East -14 195 £62,500 +4.17% 17
North West +41 147 £56,430 -5.95% 17
Midlands +36 121 £60,000 - 10
South West +31 112 £52,500 +0.96% 12
East of England +34 98 £60,000 +9.09% 14
Scotland +8 93 £55,000 - 12
Yorkshire +90 91 £55,000 -4.35% 16
West Midlands +42 85 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Wales +14 40 £47,500 +5.56% 7
East Midlands +24 35 £70,000 +27.27% 4
North East +18 20 £47,500 -24.00% 4
Northern Ireland +34 12 £60,000 +14.29% 1
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 2 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 772 (83.10%) AWS
2 690 (74.27%) Azure
3 514 (55.33%) Google
4 367 (39.50%) Python
5 347 (37.35%) DevOps
6 341 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
7 284 (30.57%) Docker
8 277 (29.82%) Kubernetes
9 251 (27.02%) Linux
10 205 (22.07%) Terraform
11 203 (21.85%) JavaScript
12 201 (21.64%) Java
13 187 (20.13%) SQL
13 187 (20.13%) Software Engineering
14 171 (18.41%) Ansible
15 158 (17.01%) C#
16 153 (16.47%) Microsoft
16 153 (16.47%) Jenkins
17 147 (15.82%) Node.js
18 143 (15.39%) Scrum
19 139 (14.96%) Finance
20 137 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
21 136 (14.64%) Microservices
22 131 (14.10%) Windows
23 128 (13.78%) Git (software)
24 118 (12.70%) Puppet
25 117 (12.59%) Bash Shell
26 113 (12.16%) .NET
27 108 (11.63%) SQL Server
28 106 (11.41%) Problem-Solving

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 49 (5.27%) Apache Spark
2 34 (3.66%) Apache
3 33 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (2.58%) OpenStack
5 21 (2.26%) CMS
5 21 (2.26%) Confluence
6 19 (2.05%) Apache Airflow
7 14 (1.51%) nginx
8 13 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (1.08%) SharePoint
11 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (0.97%) Skype for Business
11 9 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.97%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.86%) IIS
13 6 (0.65%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.43%) Luigi
15 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.11%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (0.97%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (0.43%) Eikon
3 2 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.22%) Magento
3 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 772 (83.10%) AWS
2 690 (74.27%) Azure
3 59 (6.35%) Serverless
4 55 (5.92%) SaaS
5 39 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
6 35 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (3.77%) GitHub
6 35 (3.77%) OpenShift
7 32 (3.44%) Office 365
8 29 (3.12%) Power Platform
9 22 (2.37%) G Suite
9 22 (2.37%) IaaS
10 20 (2.15%) PaaS
11 19 (2.05%) Amazon S3
12 15 (1.61%) Firebase
13 14 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
15 11 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
17 9 (0.97%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.58%) Skype
2 21 (2.26%) Firewall
3 18 (1.94%) DNS
4 16 (1.72%) VPN
5 15 (1.61%) H.323
6 14 (1.51%) DHCP
7 12 (1.29%) DMZ
8 11 (1.18%) TCP/IP
9 10 (1.08%) Internet
9 10 (1.08%) WAN
10 8 (0.86%) Network Security
11 6 (0.65%) 4G
11 6 (0.65%) 5G
11 6 (0.65%) LTE
11 6 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
12 5 (0.54%) IPv6
12 5 (0.54%) LAN
12 5 (0.54%) SSL
12 5 (0.54%) VoIP
13 4 (0.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 98 (10.55%) NoSQL
3 81 (8.72%) Big Data
4 70 (7.53%) MySQL
5 56 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (5.81%) MongoDB
7 53 (5.71%) BigQuery
7 53 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (4.41%) Relational Database
9 39 (4.20%) Hadoop
10 29 (3.12%) Power BI
11 28 (3.01%) Amazon Redshift
12 20 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 18 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.51%) Snowflake Schema
15 13 (1.40%) Amazon Aurora
15 13 (1.40%) Neo4j
16 11 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.18%) Data Lake
17 10 (1.08%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 153 (16.47%) Jenkins
2 128 (13.78%) Git (software)
3 54 (5.81%) JIRA
4 33 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 30 (3.23%) Selenium
6 29 (3.12%) GitLab
7 23 (2.48%) TeamCity
8 20 (2.15%) Bitbucket
9 16 (1.72%) CircleCI
9 16 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (1.61%) Maven
10 15 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
11 14 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.40%) GoCD
12 13 (1.40%) Vagrant
13 12 (1.29%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.18%) Appium
14 11 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.97%) Calabash
15 9 (0.97%) Travis CI
General
1 139 (14.96%) Finance
2 72 (7.75%) Retail
3 23 (2.48%) Law
4 20 (2.15%) Automotive
5 15 (1.61%) Games
6 12 (1.29%) Banking
6 12 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.18%) Marketing
8 10 (1.08%) Norwegian Language
8 10 (1.08%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.86%) Legal
10 7 (0.75%) Electronics
10 7 (0.75%) Publishing
11 4 (0.43%) Local Government
12 3 (0.32%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Military
13 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.22%) Police
Job Titles
1 203 (21.85%) Developer
2 164 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 98 (10.55%) Software Engineer
4 92 (9.90%) Architect
5 88 (9.47%) Cloud Engineer
6 58 (6.24%) Data Engineer
7 56 (6.03%) Senior Developer
8 39 (4.20%) .NET Developer
9 37 (3.98%) Cloud Architect
9 37 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 37 (3.98%) Platform Engineer
10 34 (3.66%) Software Developer
11 30 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
11 30 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
12 29 (3.12%) Java Developer
13 28 (3.01%) Lead Developer
14 27 (2.91%) Consultant
15 26 (2.80%) C# Developer
16 24 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
17 23 (2.48%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (15.82%) Node.js
2 113 (12.16%) .NET
3 104 (11.19%) AngularJS
4 90 (9.69%) Web Services
5 86 (9.26%) React
6 80 (8.61%) HTML
7 78 (8.40%) CSS
8 53 (5.71%) Vue.js
9 42 (4.52%) .NET Core
9 42 (4.52%) Spring
10 39 (4.20%) RESTful
11 38 (4.09%) .NET Framework
12 37 (3.98%) Kafka
12 37 (3.98%) REST
13 35 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
14 30 (3.23%) ASP.NET
15 28 (3.01%) HTML5
16 26 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (2.58%) Django
17 24 (2.58%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.55%) Public Cloud
2 51 (5.49%) User Experience
3 46 (4.95%) Cloud Native
4 41 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.37%) Blog
7 22 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
8 21 (2.26%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.94%) Private Cloud
9 18 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.72%) Replication
11 15 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.40%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.29%) iPad
15 9 (0.97%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (0.97%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 251 (27.02%) Linux
2 131 (14.10%) Windows
3 45 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.48%) Unix
5 21 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.15%) Android
6 20 (2.15%) CentOS
7 18 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.18%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
11 8 (0.86%) Debian
12 6 (0.65%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.54%) Mesosphere
14 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.22%) Solaris
15 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (37.35%) DevOps
2 341 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (20.13%) Software Engineering
4 143 (15.39%) Scrum
5 137 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
6 136 (14.64%) Microservices
7 106 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
8 94 (10.12%) TDD
9 76 (8.18%) Analytics
10 75 (8.07%) Test Automation
11 74 (7.97%) Open Source
12 69 (7.43%) Computer Science
13 66 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 65 (7.00%) Infrastructure as Code
15 63 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 63 (6.78%) Kanban
16 60 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
17 59 (6.35%) Configuration Management
18 57 (6.14%) Migration
19 56 (6.03%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 367 (39.50%) Python
2 203 (21.85%) JavaScript
3 201 (21.64%) Java
4 187 (20.13%) SQL
5 158 (17.01%) C#
6 117 (12.59%) Bash Shell
7 99 (10.66%) PowerShell
8 77 (8.29%) Go
9 59 (6.35%) PHP
10 53 (5.71%) TypeScript
11 38 (4.09%) C
12 37 (3.98%) C++
13 32 (3.44%) Ruby
14 31 (3.34%) Scala
15 25 (2.69%) Perl
16 21 (2.26%) R
17 17 (1.83%) T-SQL
18 16 (1.72%) Google Apps Script
19 15 (1.61%) Kotlin
20 12 (1.29%) ES6
Qualifications
1 103 (11.09%) Degree
2 38 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (3.23%) MCSE
3 30 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (3.01%) MCSA
5 25 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.26%) RHCE
7 19 (2.05%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.83%) CCNA
8 17 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (1.51%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.40%) MCTS
10 13 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
11 11 (1.18%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.75%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.65%) PhD
14 5 (0.54%) CISSP
15 4 (0.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.98%) QA
2 17 (1.83%) GDPR
3 12 (1.29%) SLA
4 11 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.65%) MISRA
7 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.11%) GLBA
9 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 284 (30.57%) Docker
2 59 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (4.63%) Active Directory
4 38 (4.09%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.08%) VMware NSX
6 8 (0.86%) Firmware
7 7 (0.75%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.65%) vSphere
9 5 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.43%) Varnish
11 2 (0.22%) vCloud
11 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.11%) Ceph
12 1 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.11%) Gluster
12 1 (0.11%) Snort
12 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 277 (29.82%) Kubernetes
2 205 (22.07%) Terraform
3 171 (18.41%) Ansible
4 118 (12.70%) Puppet
5 82 (8.83%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (3.34%) Packer
7 29 (3.12%) Docker Swarm
7 29 (3.12%) Grafana
7 29 (3.12%) Prometheus
8 16 (1.72%) Consul
9 12 (1.29%) Graphite
10 10 (1.08%) Kibana
10 10 (1.08%) Mesos
11 9 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.86%) Rundeck
13 5 (0.54%) Automic
13 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 5 (0.54%) WSUS
13 5 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 514 (55.33%) Google
2 153 (16.47%) Microsoft
3 67 (7.21%) VMware
4 46 (4.95%) Oracle
5 41 (4.41%) Tableau
6 31 (3.34%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.37%) IBM
8 18 (1.94%) Cisco
9 14 (1.51%) Splunk
9 14 (1.51%) Teradata
10 13 (1.40%) Rackspace
10 13 (1.40%) SaltStack
11 11 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.18%) Sitecore
12 10 (1.08%) Talend
13 9 (0.97%) Percona
14 8 (0.86%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.75%) SAP
16 6 (0.65%) Dell
16 6 (0.65%) Hortonworks