Period
to

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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 67 91 155
Rank change year-on-year +24 +64 +17
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3,095 2,103 768
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.09% 3.51% 2.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.86% 8.88% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,410 1,516 614
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +6.36% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £79,775
UK median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%

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 28,500 23,682 11,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.64% 39.51% 34.08%
Number of salaries quoted 18,515 18,184 9,719
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,341 £30,000
25th Percentile £39,744 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £84,622 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 14 August 2022.

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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
North of England +12 866 £62,500 +8.70% 97
South East -12 651 £65,000 +4.00% 50
North West +10 509 £60,000 -4.00% 59
South West +13 490 £65,000 +21.50% 34
Midlands +38 463 £65,000 +8.33% 53
Yorkshire +9 332 £62,500 +8.70% 27
West Midlands +12 324 £65,000 +4.00% 36
Scotland +12 261 £65,000 +18.18% 36
East of England +22 245 £65,000 - 31
East Midlands +49 127 £65,000 +14.04% 17
Northern Ireland +56 93 £70,000 +48.94% 6
Wales +35 76 £57,063 +8.69% 10
North East -14 25 £70,000 +56.42% 11
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 2,443 (78.93%) AWS
2 2,213 (71.50%) Azure
3 1,974 (63.78%) Agile
4 1,591 (51.41%) Python
5 1,425 (46.04%) DevOps
6 1,198 (38.71%) Java
7 1,027 (33.18%) Google
8 956 (30.89%) Software Engineering
8 956 (30.89%) CI/CD
9 848 (27.40%) Kubernetes
10 847 (27.37%) Mentoring
11 799 (25.82%) Finance
12 788 (25.46%) Analytics
13 737 (23.81%) JavaScript
14 685 (22.13%) Data Science
15 675 (21.81%) Docker
16 623 (20.13%) SQL
16 623 (20.13%) Data Engineering
17 614 (19.84%) Microsoft
18 602 (19.45%) Machine Learning
19 589 (19.03%) Spring
20 574 (18.55%) Algorithms
21 563 (18.19%) Terraform
22 559 (18.06%) Microservices
22 559 (18.06%) Jenkins
23 517 (16.70%) C#
24 505 (16.32%) Git (software)
25 495 (15.99%) Big Data
26 487 (15.74%) Games
27 486 (15.70%) Data Analytics

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
1 129 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 124 (4.01%) Apache
3 66 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
3 66 (2.13%) Confluence
4 40 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 36 (1.16%) IIS
6 31 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 25 (0.81%) JBoss
8 23 (0.74%) WordPress
9 22 (0.71%) nginx
10 16 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.48%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.45%) OpenEdge
13 13 (0.42%) CMS
14 12 (0.39%) Drupal
15 11 (0.36%) Jupyter
16 10 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
17 9 (0.29%) Headless CMS
18 6 (0.19%) Luigi
19 4 (0.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.39%) Campfire
4 3 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.065%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.065%) UXPin
6 1 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.032%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.065%) Odoo
3 1 (0.032%) assyst
3 1 (0.032%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.032%) Magento
3 1 (0.032%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.032%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2,443 (78.93%) AWS
2 2,213 (71.50%) Azure
3 384 (12.41%) Serverless
4 271 (8.76%) GitHub
5 217 (7.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 207 (6.69%) Cloud Computing
7 204 (6.59%) SaaS
8 174 (5.62%) Azure DevOps
9 140 (4.52%) Amazon Kinesis
10 128 (4.14%) Power Platform
11 127 (4.10%) PaaS
12 107 (3.46%) AWS Lambda
13 100 (3.23%) Amazon S3
14 97 (3.13%) Cloud Functions
15 74 (2.39%) IaaS
16 68 (2.20%) Amazon ECS
17 67 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 65 (2.10%) Amazon EKS
19 64 (2.07%) OpenShift
20 60 (1.94%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 114 (3.68%) Firewall
2 68 (2.20%) Broadband
3 43 (1.39%) Internet
4 39 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 38 (1.23%) WAN
6 26 (0.84%) 5G
6 26 (0.84%) SD-WAN
6 26 (0.84%) VPN
7 24 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (0.65%) Wireless
9 19 (0.61%) Network Security
9 19 (0.61%) TCP/IP
10 16 (0.52%) 4G
10 16 (0.52%) IPv4
10 16 (0.52%) Unified Communications
10 16 (0.52%) VLAN
10 16 (0.52%) Wireshark
11 15 (0.48%) OSPF
12 14 (0.45%) DNS
12 14 (0.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 495 (15.99%) Big Data
2 376 (12.15%) Relational Database
3 284 (9.18%) NoSQL
4 211 (6.82%) BigQuery
5 208 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 207 (6.69%) MySQL
7 183 (5.91%) Tableau
8 150 (4.85%) Data Lake
9 148 (4.78%) SQL Server
10 132 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
11 104 (3.36%) Power BI
12 90 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
13 89 (2.88%) Hadoop
14 85 (2.75%) MongoDB
15 60 (1.94%) Looker
16 57 (1.84%) Amazon Redshift
17 53 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
18 50 (1.62%) Amazon Athena
19 46 (1.49%) Cloud Spanner
20 42 (1.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 559 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 505 (16.32%) Git (software)
3 230 (7.43%) JIRA
4 162 (5.23%) GitLab
5 104 (3.36%) Artifactory
6 77 (2.49%) Maven
7 62 (2.00%) CircleCI
8 60 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
9 58 (1.87%) IBM UrbanCode
9 58 (1.87%) TeamCity
10 57 (1.84%) JUnit
10 57 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
11 56 (1.81%) Travis CI
12 51 (1.65%) Gradle
12 51 (1.65%) Mockito
13 49 (1.58%) Selenium
14 42 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
15 41 (1.32%) Subversion
16 35 (1.13%) Spinnaker
17 29 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 799 (25.82%) Finance
2 487 (15.74%) Games
3 420 (13.57%) Social Skills
4 308 (9.95%) Banking
5 285 (9.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 198 (6.40%) Automotive
7 197 (6.37%) Manufacturing
8 194 (6.27%) Retail
9 174 (5.62%) Law
10 103 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
11 102 (3.30%) Public Sector
12 88 (2.84%) Marketing
13 45 (1.45%) Legal
14 37 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
15 28 (0.90%) Telecoms
16 27 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
17 20 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
18 14 (0.45%) Electronics
19 12 (0.39%) Advertising
19 12 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 461 (14.89%) Software Engineer
2 404 (13.05%) Developer
3 332 (10.73%) Trainee
4 243 (7.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 233 (7.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 227 (7.33%) Data Engineer
7 198 (6.40%) Architect
8 169 (5.46%) Principal Engineer
9 126 (4.07%) Technical Leader
10 116 (3.75%) Graduate
11 110 (3.55%) Applications Engineer
12 108 (3.49%) GCP Engineer
13 102 (3.30%) Senior Developer
14 98 (3.17%) Software Developer
15 81 (2.62%) AWS Engineer
16 78 (2.52%) Analyst
17 75 (2.42%) Lead Software Engineer
18 71 (2.29%) Consultant
18 71 (2.29%) Data Architect
19 69 (2.23%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (19.03%) Spring
2 465 (15.02%) React
3 365 (11.79%) .NET
4 310 (10.02%) AngularJS
5 282 (9.11%) Node.js
6 274 (8.85%) Kafka
7 247 (7.98%) HTML
8 238 (7.69%) CSS
9 211 (6.82%) .NET Core
10 208 (6.72%) Spring Boot
11 207 (6.69%) Vue.js
12 176 (5.69%) HTML5
13 172 (5.56%) RESTful
14 158 (5.11%) RabbitMQ
14 158 (5.11%) REST
15 137 (4.43%) CSS3
16 120 (3.88%) Web Services
17 115 (3.72%) JSON
18 111 (3.59%) WPF
19 107 (3.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 574 (18.55%) Algorithms
2 313 (10.11%) Cloud Native
3 264 (8.53%) Public Cloud
4 205 (6.62%) Life Science
5 182 (5.88%) Data Structures
6 91 (2.94%) User Experience
7 80 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 75 (2.42%) Legacy Systems
9 73 (2.36%) Derivative
9 73 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 59 (1.91%) Virtual Team
11 53 (1.71%) Blog
12 49 (1.58%) Mobile App
13 48 (1.55%) Data Centre
13 48 (1.55%) Legacy Applications
14 44 (1.42%) IoT
15 43 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
16 37 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
17 36 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
17 36 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 465 (15.02%) Linux
2 279 (9.01%) Windows
3 99 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 71 (2.29%) Android
5 67 (2.16%) Unix
6 44 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 36 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 36 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
8 35 (1.13%) Mesosphere
9 16 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 15 (0.48%) CentOS
11 14 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
13 8 (0.26%) CoreOS
13 8 (0.26%) Debian
14 6 (0.19%) VMS
15 5 (0.16%) Alpine Linux
16 3 (0.097%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.065%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.065%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,974 (63.78%) Agile
2 1,425 (46.04%) DevOps
3 956 (30.89%) CI/CD
3 956 (30.89%) Software Engineering
4 847 (27.37%) Mentoring
5 788 (25.46%) Analytics
6 685 (22.13%) Data Science
7 623 (20.13%) Data Engineering
8 602 (19.45%) Machine Learning
9 559 (18.06%) Microservices
10 486 (15.70%) Data Analytics
11 483 (15.61%) Cybersecurity
12 466 (15.06%) Scrum
13 462 (14.93%) Data Architecture
14 445 (14.38%) Information Security
15 429 (13.86%) Full Stack Development
16 424 (13.70%) Computer Science
17 409 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
18 404 (13.05%) Security Management
19 396 (12.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,591 (51.41%) Python
2 1,198 (38.71%) Java
3 737 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 623 (20.13%) SQL
5 517 (16.70%) C#
6 248 (8.01%) C++
7 244 (7.88%) Go
8 194 (6.27%) Bash
9 170 (5.49%) TypeScript
10 164 (5.30%) PowerShell
11 122 (3.94%) C
11 122 (3.94%) Ruby
12 115 (3.72%) PHP
13 112 (3.62%) Scala
14 111 (3.59%) Objective-C
15 94 (3.04%) R
16 88 (2.84%) Kotlin
17 37 (1.20%) Shell Script
18 24 (0.78%) MATLAB
19 23 (0.74%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 417 (13.47%) Degree
2 191 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 70 (2.26%) PhD
5 66 (2.13%) OCP
5 66 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
6 56 (1.81%) CISSP
7 42 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 37 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 27 (0.87%) CSSLP
10 23 (0.74%) CEH
11 17 (0.55%) AWS Certification
12 13 (0.42%) SANS
13 12 (0.39%) CISM
14 11 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.29%) Master's Degree
16 7 (0.23%) CCNA
16 7 (0.23%) CISA
17 6 (0.19%) CCNP
17 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 399 (12.89%) QA
2 128 (4.14%) Accessibility
3 89 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 79 (2.55%) Data Quality
5 56 (1.81%) GRC
6 51 (1.65%) PCI DSS
7 37 (1.20%) GDPR
8 19 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
9 16 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.42%) NCSC
10 13 (0.42%) RMADS
11 9 (0.29%) SLA
12 8 (0.26%) NIST
13 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.13%) ITGC
14 3 (0.097%) NIST 800
14 3 (0.097%) SOC 2
15 1 (0.032%) IEC 62304
15 1 (0.032%) ISO 13485
15 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 675 (21.81%) Docker
2 44 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 42 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
3 42 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.29%) Firmware
6 7 (0.23%) KVM
6 7 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.16%) Ceph
7 5 (0.16%) etcd
7 5 (0.16%) HDFS
8 3 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.097%) vSphere
9 2 (0.065%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.065%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.065%) Lustre
9 2 (0.065%) LXC
9 2 (0.065%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.032%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 848 (27.40%) Kubernetes
2 563 (18.19%) Terraform
3 294 (9.50%) Ansible
4 159 (5.14%) Puppet
5 104 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
6 101 (3.26%) Prometheus
7 82 (2.65%) Grafana
8 53 (1.71%) Consul
9 47 (1.52%) Istio
10 36 (1.16%) Kibana
11 35 (1.13%) Automic
12 25 (0.81%) Nagios
13 21 (0.68%) logstash
14 19 (0.61%) Packer
15 17 (0.55%) Sysdig
16 16 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
17 15 (0.48%) AirWatch
18 13 (0.42%) Nexpose
19 11 (0.36%) Bugsnag
19 11 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,027 (33.18%) Google
2 614 (19.84%) Microsoft
3 125 (4.04%) Oracle
4 118 (3.81%) Splunk
5 72 (2.33%) Databricks
6 65 (2.10%) VMware
7 49 (1.58%) IBM
8 47 (1.52%) Sony
9 45 (1.45%) Hitachi
10 43 (1.39%) Cisco
11 33 (1.07%) Dynatrace
12 29 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 28 (0.90%) Teradata
14 27 (0.87%) Atlassian
15 25 (0.81%) Citrix
16 23 (0.74%) Talend
17 21 (0.68%) Palo Alto
18 19 (0.61%) PagerDuty
18 19 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
19 17 (0.55%) Adobe