Google Cloud Platform Engineer
UK

The median Google Cloud Platform Engineer salary in the UK is £83,750 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 784 774 854
Rank change year-on-year -10 +80 -232
Permanent jobs requiring a GCP Engineer 61 258 294
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.075% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 197 180
10th Percentile £56,250 £51,500 £53,750
25th Percentile £61,180 £61,180 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £83,750 £75,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.67% -6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £95,000
90th Percentile £97,290 £101,250 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £69,447 £66,786 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.99% -4.59% +9.80%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 77,164 104,802 135,666
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.58% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,734 65,779 84,694
10th Percentile £28,501 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +5.50% +5.26%

GCP Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured GCP Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GCP Engineer in the UK

GCP Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP Engineer.

Salary trend for GCP Engineer in the UK

GCP Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP Engineer over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for GCP Engineer in the UK

GCP Engineer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
England +3 58 £82,500 +10.00% 28
Work from Home +77 42 £85,000 +22.40% 23
London +59 31 £85,000 +6.25% 19
UK excluding London +51 26 £69,447 +3.99% 11
North of England +80 16 £69,447 +4.64% 4
North West +58 14 £69,447 +3.99% 4
South West +18 8 £77,500 +16.04% 3
Yorkshire +86 2 £76,085 +21.27%
Midlands +60 1 £44,700 -36.14%
Scotland -34 1 £92,169 +38.01% 2
West Midlands - 1 £44,700 -

GCP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 2 March 2024, GCP Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring GCP Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (96.72%) GCP
2 37 (60.66%) Finance
3 35 (57.38%) Terraform
4 31 (50.82%) Google
4 31 (50.82%) Python
5 29 (47.54%) DevOps
6 28 (45.90%) CI/CD
7 26 (42.62%) Data Pipeline
8 25 (40.98%) GitHub
9 24 (39.34%) Agile
10 23 (37.70%) Jenkins
10 23 (37.70%) Kubernetes
11 20 (32.79%) Linux
12 18 (29.51%) Banking
12 18 (29.51%) Kafka
12 18 (29.51%) Bash
12 18 (29.51%) Apache Spark
13 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
14 14 (22.95%) Google Kubernetes Engine
14 14 (22.95%) AWS
14 14 (22.95%) Firewall
15 13 (21.31%) Java
15 13 (21.31%) BigQuery
15 13 (21.31%) Public Cloud
15 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure as Code
16 12 (19.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 12 (19.67%) ETL
17 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
17 11 (18.03%) GitHub Actions
18 10 (16.39%) Confluent

GCP Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (29.51%) Apache Spark
2 10 (16.39%) Apache
3 6 (9.84%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (6.56%) nginx
5 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 59 (96.72%) GCP
2 25 (40.98%) GitHub
3 14 (22.95%) AWS
3 14 (22.95%) Google Kubernetes Engine
4 11 (18.03%) GitHub Actions
5 7 (11.48%) Power Platform
5 7 (11.48%) Vertex AI
6 6 (9.84%) Azure
7 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.28%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (3.28%) dbt
7 2 (3.28%) Kong
7 2 (3.28%) SaaS
8 1 (1.64%) Anthos
8 1 (1.64%) Apigee
8 1 (1.64%) Datadog
8 1 (1.64%) IaaS
8 1 (1.64%) PaaS
8 1 (1.64%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) Firewall
2 8 (13.11%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.28%) HTTP
4 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.28%) IPsec
5 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.64%) Network Security
5 1 (1.64%) SSL
5 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) BigQuery
2 10 (16.39%) NoSQL
3 9 (14.75%) MySQL
4 8 (13.11%) Big Data
4 8 (13.11%) Looker
4 8 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.11%) Tableau
5 7 (11.48%) Bigtable
5 7 (11.48%) Data Lake
5 7 (11.48%) Power BI
6 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.28%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) Spinnaker
3 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.28%) Git
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.64%) GitLab
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 18 (29.51%) Banking
3 12 (19.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 9 (14.75%) Social Skills
5 5 (8.20%) Retail
6 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Back Office
7 1 (1.64%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Tech for Good
7 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) Kafka
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Beam
2 2 (3.28%) PySpark
2 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Avro
3 1 (1.64%) Django
3 1 (1.64%) FastAPI
3 1 (1.64%) Flask
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) JWT
3 1 (1.64%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) OAuth
3 1 (1.64%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.64%) React
3 1 (1.64%) React Native
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) PropTech
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Product Ownership
5 1 (1.64%) Security Posture
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) DevOps
2 28 (45.90%) CI/CD
3 26 (42.62%) Data Pipeline
4 24 (39.34%) Agile
5 16 (26.23%) Mentoring
6 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure as Code
7 12 (19.67%) ETL
8 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
9 10 (16.39%) Analytics
9 10 (16.39%) Cloud Security
9 10 (16.39%) Data Management
10 9 (14.75%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (14.75%) Machine Learning
11 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (13.11%) Data Analytics
11 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (13.11%) Visualisation
12 7 (11.48%) Data Engineering
12 7 (11.48%) Data Integration
12 7 (11.48%) Database Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) Python
2 18 (29.51%) Bash
3 13 (21.31%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Go
5 2 (3.28%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) Lua
6 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) Rust
6 1 (1.64%) Scala
6 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (1.64%) CCSP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.64%) CISSP
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.92%) GDPR
3 1 (1.64%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.64%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (57.38%) Terraform
2 23 (37.70%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.20%) Ansible
4 4 (6.56%) Prometheus
5 3 (4.92%) Istio
6 1 (1.64%) Grafana
6 1 (1.64%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Google
2 10 (16.39%) Confluent
3 2 (3.28%) F5
4 1 (1.64%) Brio
4 1 (1.64%) LogicMonitor
4 1 (1.64%) New Relic
4 1 (1.64%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk