Period
to 15 November 2019

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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 295 466
Rank change year-on-year +137 +171 +309
Permanent jobs citing GCP 1,704 1,018 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.18% 1.11% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.45% 4.87% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,293 801 459
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% +9.57%

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 22,859 20,912 17,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.18% 22.84% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 18,564 16,892 14,910
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,660 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

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 15 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
North of England +83 427 £60,000 +20.00% 103
South East +165 397 £58,750 -6.00% 38
South West +72 268 £55,000 -8.33% 36
North West +79 266 £60,000 +20.00% 65
Midlands +100 221 £55,000 -15.38% 34
East of England +111 195 £55,000 -4.35% 36
Scotland +65 157 £54,000 +8.00% 24
Yorkshire +27 139 £55,000 +10.00% 29
West Midlands +99 116 £50,000 -16.67% 22
East Midlands +51 104 £60,000 -20.00% 12
Wales +33 47 £42,000 -30.00% 9
North East +29 22 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South Coast - 2 £67,500 -
Northern Ireland -5 1 £45,500 -11.22% 5
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 1,380 (80.99%) AWS
2 1,240 (72.77%) Azure
3 1,073 (62.97%) Google
4 692 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
5 675 (39.61%) DevOps
6 620 (36.38%) Python
7 573 (33.63%) Kubernetes
8 565 (33.16%) Docker
9 504 (29.58%) Linux
10 435 (25.53%) Software Engineering
11 401 (23.53%) Java
12 372 (21.83%) Git (software)
13 352 (20.66%) JavaScript
14 347 (20.36%) Ansible
15 344 (20.19%) Microservices
15 344 (20.19%) Jenkins
16 319 (18.72%) Scrum
17 309 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
18 308 (18.08%) Terraform
19 307 (18.02%) SQL
20 279 (16.37%) Puppet
21 278 (16.31%) Bash Shell
22 275 (16.14%) Node.js
23 260 (15.26%) Degree
24 258 (15.14%) Finance
25 256 (15.02%) Microsoft
26 244 (14.32%) .NET
27 236 (13.85%) C#
28 229 (13.44%) React
29 227 (13.32%) Opscode Chef

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
1 108 (6.34%) Apache Spark
2 83 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
3 74 (4.34%) OpenStack
4 55 (3.23%) Apache
5 47 (2.76%) Confluence
6 43 (2.52%) nginx
7 35 (2.05%) CMS
7 35 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 32 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 32 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 19 (1.12%) WordPress
10 17 (1.00%) Drupal
10 17 (1.00%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.88%) SugarCRM
12 14 (0.82%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.59%) SAS
14 9 (0.53%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.53%) CloudStack
15 8 (0.47%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.35%) Ethereum
Applications
1 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.35%) SPSS
4 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.059%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (0.59%) Magento
3 8 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (0.29%) CA PPM
4 5 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.12%) HFM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.059%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1,380 (80.99%) AWS
2 1,240 (72.77%) Azure
3 136 (7.98%) SaaS
4 96 (5.63%) GitHub
5 89 (5.22%) Serverless
6 86 (5.05%) IaaS
7 84 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
8 73 (4.28%) PaaS
9 52 (3.05%) OpenShift
10 48 (2.82%) IBM Cloud
11 45 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 43 (2.52%) Office 365
13 38 (2.23%) G Suite
14 33 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
15 31 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
16 30 (1.76%) DigitalOcean
17 28 (1.64%) Power Platform
18 23 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
19 19 (1.12%) Apigee
20 17 (1.00%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 114 (6.69%) TCP/IP
2 112 (6.57%) Firewall
3 57 (3.35%) DNS
4 45 (2.64%) Internet
5 38 (2.23%) HTTPS
6 33 (1.94%) Network Security
7 31 (1.82%) VPN
8 22 (1.29%) WAN
9 19 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (1.06%) LAN
11 16 (0.94%) VLAN
12 13 (0.76%) DMZ
13 10 (0.59%) HTTP
14 8 (0.47%) SSL
15 6 (0.35%) Skype
15 6 (0.35%) VoIP
16 5 (0.29%) DHCP
17 4 (0.23%) BGP
17 4 (0.23%) Wireless
18 3 (0.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 176 (10.33%) MySQL
3 171 (10.04%) NoSQL
4 151 (8.86%) Big Data
5 128 (7.51%) BigQuery
6 122 (7.16%) PostgreSQL
7 121 (7.10%) MongoDB
8 111 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (4.93%) Relational Database
10 82 (4.81%) Hadoop
11 81 (4.75%) Amazon Redshift
12 74 (4.34%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (2.17%) Snowflake Schema
15 32 (1.88%) Looker
16 29 (1.70%) Redis
17 26 (1.53%) Data Lake
18 23 (1.35%) Power BI
19 22 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 22 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 372 (21.83%) Git (software)
2 344 (20.19%) Jenkins
3 151 (8.86%) JIRA
4 67 (3.93%) Maven
5 64 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 63 (3.70%) Bitbucket
7 62 (3.64%) GitLab
8 61 (3.58%) CircleCI
9 60 (3.52%) Selenium
10 54 (3.17%) Subversion
11 52 (3.05%) TeamCity
12 47 (2.76%) Artifactory
13 45 (2.64%) Cucumber
13 45 (2.64%) Sonatype Nexus
14 40 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 38 (2.23%) git-flow
16 36 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
17 31 (1.82%) Mocha
18 30 (1.76%) JUnit
19 28 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 258 (15.14%) Finance
2 215 (12.62%) Retail
3 85 (4.99%) Marketing
4 78 (4.58%) Banking
5 61 (3.58%) Manufacturing
6 56 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 45 (2.64%) Games
8 39 (2.29%) Automotive
9 36 (2.11%) Public Sector
10 34 (2.00%) Electronics
11 27 (1.58%) Law
12 21 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (1.06%) German Language
13 18 (1.06%) Italian Language
14 11 (0.65%) Local Government
15 10 (0.59%) Publishing
16 6 (0.35%) Online Betting
17 5 (0.29%) Advertising
18 4 (0.23%) Environmental Health
19 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 420 (24.65%) Developer
2 279 (16.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 231 (13.56%) Software Engineer
4 185 (10.86%) Architect
5 148 (8.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 128 (7.51%) Senior Developer
7 99 (5.81%) Consultant
8 83 (4.87%) Java Developer
9 79 (4.64%) Data Engineer
10 74 (4.34%) .NET Developer
11 73 (4.28%) Software Developer
12 72 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
13 69 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
14 66 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
15 56 (3.29%) Cloud Architect
16 53 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
17 51 (2.99%) Analyst
18 48 (2.82%) Kubernetes Engineer
19 47 (2.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 42 (2.46%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (16.14%) Node.js
2 244 (14.32%) .NET
3 229 (13.44%) React
4 200 (11.74%) AngularJS
5 190 (11.15%) Web Services
6 170 (9.98%) HTML
7 145 (8.51%) CSS
8 129 (7.57%) Spring
9 121 (7.10%) REST
10 117 (6.87%) ASP.NET
11 113 (6.63%) .NET Core
12 110 (6.46%) Kafka
13 106 (6.22%) RESTful
14 95 (5.58%) Vue.js
15 89 (5.22%) HTML5
16 71 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
17 70 (4.11%) Spring Boot
18 58 (3.40%) jQuery
19 45 (2.64%) GraphQL
20 39 (2.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 191 (11.21%) Public Cloud
2 112 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.17%) Cloud Native
4 64 (3.76%) User Experience
5 47 (2.76%) Mobile App
6 45 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
7 43 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 42 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 39 (2.29%) Data Centre
10 37 (2.17%) Algorithms
11 34 (2.00%) Data Structures
11 34 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
12 30 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (1.70%) Enterprise Cloud
14 23 (1.35%) Blog
15 19 (1.12%) iPad
16 18 (1.06%) EMC VMAX
17 16 (0.94%) Cybercrime
18 14 (0.82%) Cyberattack
18 14 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 504 (29.58%) Linux
2 223 (13.09%) Windows
3 98 (5.75%) CentOS
4 73 (4.28%) Unix
5 61 (3.58%) Android
6 53 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 53 (3.11%) Windows Server
7 52 (3.05%) Ubuntu
8 36 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.35%) Debian
10 16 (0.94%) Windows 10
11 10 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.47%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.41%) Fedora
14 4 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.18%) AIX
15 3 (0.18%) VMS
16 1 (0.059%) openSUSE
16 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (39.61%) DevOps
3 435 (25.53%) Software Engineering
4 344 (20.19%) Microservices
5 319 (18.72%) Scrum
6 309 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
7 185 (10.86%) Test Automation
8 179 (10.50%) Analytics
9 174 (10.21%) TDD
10 165 (9.68%) Configuration Management
11 162 (9.51%) Mentoring
12 156 (9.15%) Open Source
13 155 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
14 143 (8.39%) Continuous Delivery
15 141 (8.27%) Computer Science
16 130 (7.63%) Kanban
17 118 (6.92%) Data Science
18 113 (6.63%) E-Commerce
19 112 (6.57%) Infrastructure as Code
20 110 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 620 (36.38%) Python
2 401 (23.53%) Java
3 352 (20.66%) JavaScript
4 307 (18.02%) SQL
5 278 (16.31%) Bash Shell
6 236 (13.85%) C#
7 151 (8.86%) Go
8 149 (8.74%) Ruby
9 122 (7.16%) C++
10 112 (6.57%) PowerShell
11 97 (5.69%) PHP
12 80 (4.69%) C
13 57 (3.35%) Perl
14 46 (2.70%) TypeScript
15 43 (2.52%) Scala
16 35 (2.05%) Java 8
17 30 (1.76%) Shell Script
18 27 (1.58%) Kotlin
19 26 (1.53%) R
20 24 (1.41%) ES6
Qualifications
1 260 (15.26%) Degree
2 71 (4.17%) CISSP
3 68 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 50 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (2.41%) GIAC
6 40 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (2.17%) CCNA
7 37 (2.17%) MCSE
8 35 (2.05%) CISM
9 33 (1.94%) SANS
10 32 (1.88%) CompTIA Security+
10 32 (1.88%) Linux+ Certification
10 32 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
10 32 (1.88%) SSCP
11 31 (1.82%) AWS Certification
12 25 (1.47%) Security Cleared
13 20 (1.17%) Master's Degree
14 18 (1.06%) MCSA
15 15 (0.88%) RHCE
15 15 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.11%) QA
2 36 (2.11%) GDPR
3 35 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 20 (1.17%) NIST
6 10 (0.59%) COBIT
7 9 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.53%) SLA
8 8 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.18%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 565 (33.16%) Docker
2 66 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 40 (2.35%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.29%) Varnish
6 20 (1.17%) vSphere
7 13 (0.76%) Firmware
8 10 (0.59%) pfSense
8 10 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.47%) vCloud
9 8 (0.47%) VirtualBox
10 7 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.18%) Ceph
11 3 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.12%) HDFS
12 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.059%) KVM
13 1 (0.059%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.059%) SRDF
13 1 (0.059%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 573 (33.63%) Kubernetes
2 347 (20.36%) Ansible
3 308 (18.08%) Terraform
4 279 (16.37%) Puppet
5 227 (13.32%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (3.23%) Prometheus
7 48 (2.82%) Docker Swarm
8 41 (2.41%) Grafana
9 33 (1.94%) Nagios
10 32 (1.88%) Packer
11 31 (1.82%) Consul
12 22 (1.29%) Kibana
12 22 (1.29%) ZABBIX
13 21 (1.23%) Graphite
14 20 (1.17%) HAProxy
14 20 (1.17%) logstash
15 17 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
15 17 (1.00%) Rancher
16 16 (0.94%) Rundeck
17 14 (0.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 1,073 (62.97%) Google
2 256 (15.02%) Microsoft
3 128 (7.51%) VMware
4 99 (5.81%) Oracle
5 86 (5.05%) Tableau
6 78 (4.58%) Splunk
7 60 (3.52%) Red Hat
8 59 (3.46%) Cisco
9 58 (3.40%) IBM
10 50 (2.93%) SAP
11 43 (2.52%) ServiceNow
12 39 (2.29%) Rackspace
13 36 (2.11%) Dell
13 36 (2.11%) New Relic
14 35 (2.05%) Sitecore
15 34 (2.00%) hybris
16 32 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (1.88%) Talend
17 28 (1.64%) Teradata
18 25 (1.47%) Informatica