Period
to

The median annual salary for a GCP Engineer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

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

Google Cloud Platform Engineer
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 820 764 626
Rank change year-on-year -56 -138 +370
Permanent jobs requiring a GCP Engineer 416 249 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 188 223 120
10th Percentile £58,750 £46,250 £42,750
25th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £60,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £73,750
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.08% +1.72%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 154,129 105,398 59,022
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,523 74,437 48,237
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,200 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% - +5.56%

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 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for GCP Engineer in the UK

GCP Engineer
Top 15 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 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
England -25 378 £80,000 +10.34% 37
London -101 262 £82,500 +10.00% 23
Work from Home -177 134 £82,500 +17.86% 19
UK excluding London -15 111 £70,000 +7.69% 16
South East -2 51 £70,000 -15.15% 2
East of England - 16 £70,000 - 2
Midlands -45 15 £72,500 +11.54% 1
North of England -54 12 £80,000 +6.67% 8
South West -24 11 £62,500 +8.70% 1
West Midlands -54 8 £75,000 +15.38% 1
East Midlands - 7 £70,000 -
Wales -12 6 £52,500 -14.29%
North West -53 6 £90,000 +14.29% 3
Yorkshire -22 4 £80,000 +23.08% 3
North East - 2 £70,000 - 2

GCP Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, GCP Engineer job roles required the following skills 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.

1 403 (96.88%) GCP
2 311 (74.76%) Kubernetes
3 298 (71.63%) Google
4 288 (69.23%) Python
5 254 (61.06%) Finance
6 227 (54.57%) Agile
7 209 (50.24%) Containerisation
8 201 (48.32%) SQL
9 191 (45.91%) Java
10 187 (44.95%) DevOps
11 183 (43.99%) BigQuery
12 182 (43.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 181 (43.51%) Software Engineering
14 178 (42.79%) Google Compute Engine
15 176 (42.31%) JavaScript
16 174 (41.83%) Microservices
17 171 (41.11%) Google Kubernetes Engine
18 168 (40.38%) Apache Beam
19 167 (40.14%) Relational Database
20 164 (39.42%) Serverless
20 164 (39.42%) Event-Driven
21 163 (39.18%) Google App Engine
21 163 (39.18%) Mentoring
22 162 (38.94%) Cloud Functions
23 159 (38.22%) Apache
24 158 (37.98%) Algorithms
24 158 (37.98%) Terraform
25 157 (37.74%) Coaching
26 156 (37.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
26 156 (37.50%) Dialogflow

GCP Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 159 (38.22%) Apache
2 19 (4.57%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 403 (96.88%) GCP
2 178 (42.79%) Google Compute Engine
3 171 (41.11%) Google Kubernetes Engine
4 164 (39.42%) Serverless
5 163 (39.18%) Google App Engine
6 162 (38.94%) Cloud Functions
7 156 (37.50%) Dialogflow
8 140 (33.65%) AWS
9 118 (28.37%) Azure
10 29 (6.97%) Azure DevOps
11 25 (6.01%) GitHub
12 22 (5.29%) OpenShift
13 20 (4.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (4.81%) dbt
13 20 (4.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 16 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (3.37%) SaaS
16 13 (3.13%) IaaS
16 13 (3.13%) PaaS
17 11 (2.64%) Cloud Run
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.37%) Firewall
2 13 (3.13%) DNS
3 8 (1.92%) HTTP
3 8 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.24%) OpenVPN
4 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (43.99%) BigQuery
2 167 (40.14%) Relational Database
3 156 (37.50%) Cloud Spanner
4 31 (7.45%) Big Data
5 25 (6.01%) Looker
6 23 (5.53%) Hadoop
6 23 (5.53%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.88%) Flink
9 11 (2.64%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (2.64%) Tableau
10 10 (2.40%) Amazon Athena
10 10 (2.40%) Data Lake
11 9 (2.16%) Electronic Patient Records
11 9 (2.16%) MySQL
11 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.68%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.48%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 105 (25.24%) Jenkins
2 29 (6.97%) GitLab
3 25 (6.01%) Git (software)
4 22 (5.29%) CircleCI
5 8 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.68%) Spinnaker
7 4 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.96%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.48%) JMeter
9 2 (0.48%) Subversion
10 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 254 (61.06%) Finance
2 182 (43.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 155 (37.26%) Manufacturing
4 68 (16.35%) Retail
5 48 (11.54%) Social Skills
6 38 (9.13%) Public Sector
7 36 (8.65%) Banking
8 24 (5.77%) Telecoms
9 17 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (2.88%) Financial Institution
11 9 (2.16%) Automotive
12 5 (1.20%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.48%) Influencing Skills
14 1 (0.24%) Games
14 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.24%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (40.38%) Apache Beam
2 31 (7.45%) Kafka
3 21 (5.05%) YAML
4 19 (4.57%) RESTful
4 19 (4.57%) Web Services
5 18 (4.33%) Node.js
5 18 (4.33%) React
6 6 (1.44%) ARM Templates
7 4 (0.96%) PySpark
8 3 (0.72%) GraphQL
8 3 (0.72%) REST
8 3 (0.72%) TensorFlow
9 1 (0.24%) .NET
9 1 (0.24%) Loki
9 1 (0.24%) Middleware
9 1 (0.24%) OAuth
9 1 (0.24%) Spark Streaming
9 1 (0.24%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 158 (37.98%) Algorithms
2 155 (37.26%) Data Structures
2 155 (37.26%) Legacy Applications
2 155 (37.26%) Life Science
3 29 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (6.49%) Public Cloud
5 18 (4.33%) FMCG
5 18 (4.33%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.09%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.64%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.92%) PKI
8 8 (1.92%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.68%) Data Fabric
10 5 (1.20%) Music Streaming
10 5 (1.20%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.72%) NHS
12 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.24%) Biotechnology
13 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.24%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 62 (14.90%) Linux
2 33 (7.93%) Windows
3 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (54.57%) Agile
2 209 (50.24%) Containerisation
3 187 (44.95%) DevOps
4 181 (43.51%) Software Engineering
5 174 (41.83%) Microservices
6 164 (39.42%) Event-Driven
7 163 (39.18%) Mentoring
8 157 (37.74%) Coaching
9 156 (37.50%) Conversational UI
9 156 (37.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 155 (37.26%) Innovative Thinking
11 154 (37.02%) CI/CD
12 95 (22.84%) Infrastructure as Code
13 47 (11.30%) Platform Engineering
14 41 (9.86%) Data Science
15 40 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (9.38%) Data Engineering
17 36 (8.65%) Computer Science
18 34 (8.17%) E-Commerce
19 31 (7.45%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 288 (69.23%) Python
2 201 (48.32%) SQL
3 191 (45.91%) Java
4 176 (42.31%) JavaScript
5 62 (14.90%) Bash
6 55 (13.22%) PowerShell
7 41 (9.86%) Go
8 24 (5.77%) Scala
9 22 (5.29%) Groovy
10 11 (2.64%) C#
11 9 (2.16%) Ruby
12 8 (1.92%) Bicep
13 3 (0.72%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.24%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (11.78%) Degree
2 34 (8.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.92%) CEH
3 8 (1.92%) CISSP
3 8 (1.92%) CSSLP
4 3 (0.72%) PhD
5 1 (0.24%) FFIEC
5 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.72%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) NIST
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) GLBA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 102 (24.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) Squid
3 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 311 (74.76%) Kubernetes
2 158 (37.98%) Terraform
3 84 (20.19%) Ansible
4 39 (9.38%) Puppet
5 9 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.92%) yum
7 6 (1.44%) Grafana
7 6 (1.44%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.48%) Istio
9 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 298 (71.63%) Google
2 18 (4.33%) Facebook
3 11 (2.64%) Oracle
4 9 (2.16%) Databricks
4 9 (2.16%) Teradata
5 8 (1.92%) VMware
6 7 (1.68%) PagerDuty
7 4 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.48%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.48%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.48%) SAP
9 1 (0.24%) Dell
9 1 (0.24%) IBM
9 1 (0.24%) Informatica
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.24%) New Relic
9 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.24%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.24%) Talend