Period
to 26 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 53 103 199
Rank change year-on-year +50 +96 +238
Permanent jobs citing GCP 2,583 4,049 2,894
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.70% 2.98% 1.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.40% 9.15% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,616 3,439 2,408
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +4.48% +6.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,124 £57,750
% change year-on-year -3.72% -1.08% +5.00%

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,657 44,261 40,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.24% 32.60% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19,241 36,103 32,914
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the UK

GCP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GCP in the UK

GCP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for GCP in the UK

GCP
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the UK over the 6 months to 26 November 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
England +55 2,413 £67,500 -3.57% 501
London +33 1,573 £75,000 -6.25% 254
UK excluding London +59 907 £55,000 -3.72% 274
Work from Home +28 430 £62,500 -13.79% 112
North of England +66 284 £55,000 -8.33% 113
South East +73 185 £50,000 -16.67% 41
North West +49 149 £55,000 -8.33% 61
South West +30 133 £50,000 -9.09% 29
Midlands +53 130 £60,000 +9.09% 37
Yorkshire +73 116 £55,000 - 27
West Midlands +85 103 £57,500 +15.00% 17
Scotland +18 73 £62,500 +13.64% 23
East of England +13 50 £55,000 - 24
Wales +47 46 £49,500 +13.79% 6
East Midlands +14 26 £70,000 - 19
North East +18 19 £51,250 - 25
Northern Ireland +27 7 £45,000 -1.10% 1

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 with a requirement for GCP.

1 2,117 (81.96%) AWS
2 1,743 (67.48%) Azure
3 1,278 (49.48%) Python
4 1,068 (41.35%) DevOps
5 1,058 (40.96%) Google
6 1,052 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
7 924 (35.77%) Kubernetes
8 827 (32.02%) Java
9 811 (31.40%) Docker
10 720 (27.87%) Finance
11 656 (25.40%) JavaScript
12 586 (22.69%) SQL
13 572 (22.14%) Terraform
14 557 (21.56%) Microservices
15 505 (19.55%) Software Engineering
16 416 (16.11%) Node.js
17 396 (15.33%) Web Services
18 381 (14.75%) Ansible
19 377 (14.60%) Linux
20 363 (14.05%) Jenkins
21 356 (13.78%) React
22 352 (13.63%) AngularJS
23 342 (13.24%) Analytics
24 322 (12.47%) Scrum
25 317 (12.27%) Fintech
26 311 (12.04%) Serverless
27 301 (11.65%) C#
28 296 (11.46%) Banking
29 286 (11.07%) Git (software)
30 283 (10.96%) Asset Management

GCP
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
1 212 (8.21%) Apache Spark
2 210 (8.13%) Apache
3 190 (7.36%) Elasticsearch
4 57 (2.21%) Apache Airflow
5 43 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
6 35 (1.36%) nginx
7 33 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.01%) Skype for Business
8 26 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 24 (0.93%) CMS
9 24 (0.93%) Confluence
10 22 (0.85%) WebLogic
11 20 (0.77%) Headless CMS
12 16 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.50%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.46%) WordPress
15 11 (0.43%) Tornado
16 9 (0.35%) SAS
17 8 (0.31%) IIS
17 8 (0.31%) Luigi
Applications
1 36 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.23%) InVision
4 6 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.23%) Sketch
5 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.077%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.039%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.35%) Magento
2 6 (0.23%) Eikon
3 5 (0.19%) Shopify
4 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.039%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.039%) Odoo
6 1 (0.039%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.039%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2,117 (81.96%) AWS
2 1,743 (67.48%) Azure
3 311 (12.04%) Serverless
4 202 (7.82%) SaaS
5 198 (7.67%) AWS Lambda
6 155 (6.00%) PaaS
7 129 (4.99%) IaaS
8 125 (4.84%) GitHub
9 114 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 95 (3.68%) OpenShift
11 82 (3.17%) Amazon ECS
12 69 (2.67%) Apigee
13 68 (2.63%) Stackdriver
14 67 (2.59%) Office 365
15 64 (2.48%) Power Platform
16 61 (2.36%) Amazon S3
17 55 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
18 48 (1.86%) Firebase
19 37 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
20 36 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.37%) Firewall
2 68 (2.63%) Network Security
3 59 (2.28%) DNS
4 52 (2.01%) VPN
5 48 (1.86%) WAN
6 45 (1.74%) LAN
7 35 (1.36%) DHCP
8 34 (1.32%) HTTP
9 31 (1.20%) Wireshark
10 30 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 28 (1.08%) VoIP
12 27 (1.05%) IPsec
13 26 (1.01%) Skype
13 26 (1.01%) Wireless
14 25 (0.97%) TCP/IP
15 24 (0.93%) MPLS
15 24 (0.93%) OSPF
15 24 (0.93%) RIP
15 24 (0.93%) SNMP
15 24 (0.93%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
2 263 (10.18%) NoSQL
3 253 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
4 244 (9.45%) Big Data
5 232 (8.98%) BigQuery
6 210 (8.13%) MySQL
7 208 (8.05%) MongoDB
8 192 (7.43%) SQL Server
9 165 (6.39%) Amazon Redshift
10 125 (4.84%) Hadoop
11 111 (4.30%) Tableau
12 97 (3.76%) Snowflake Schema
13 78 (3.02%) Relational Database
14 71 (2.75%) Data Lake
15 64 (2.48%) Power BI
15 64 (2.48%) Redis
16 51 (1.97%) Looker
17 47 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
18 40 (1.55%) Apache Hive
19 36 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 363 (14.05%) Jenkins
2 286 (11.07%) Git (software)
3 95 (3.68%) GitLab
4 94 (3.64%) Artifactory
5 91 (3.52%) JIRA
6 68 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 64 (2.48%) Gradle
7 64 (2.48%) Selenium
8 57 (2.21%) CircleCI
9 49 (1.90%) Cucumber
10 43 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 39 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
11 39 (1.51%) webpack
12 38 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 37 (1.43%) Travis CI
14 36 (1.39%) Maven
15 28 (1.08%) Bitbucket
16 27 (1.05%) Babel
17 20 (0.77%) PHPUnit
18 19 (0.74%) Grunt
General
1 720 (27.87%) Finance
2 296 (11.46%) Banking
3 124 (4.80%) Public Sector
4 106 (4.10%) Retail
5 101 (3.91%) Front Office
6 98 (3.79%) Games
7 62 (2.40%) Marketing
8 54 (2.09%) Back Office
9 50 (1.94%) Law
10 49 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 47 (1.82%) Telecoms
12 27 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.93%) Advertising
13 24 (0.93%) Automotive
14 22 (0.85%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.54%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.50%) Electronics
17 9 (0.35%) Digital Economy
17 9 (0.35%) Publishing
18 6 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 687 (26.60%) Developer
2 331 (12.81%) Architect
2 331 (12.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 241 (9.33%) Software Engineer
4 226 (8.75%) Data Engineer
5 173 (6.70%) Cloud Architect
6 171 (6.62%) Cloud Engineer
7 154 (5.96%) Senior Developer
8 139 (5.38%) AWS Engineer
9 136 (5.27%) Java Developer
10 118 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
11 115 (4.45%) Python Developer
11 115 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
12 112 (4.34%) AWS Architect
12 112 (4.34%) Python Engineer
13 94 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
14 90 (3.48%) React Developer
15 86 (3.33%) Java Architect
16 83 (3.21%) AWS DevOps
17 76 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (16.11%) Node.js
2 396 (15.33%) Web Services
3 356 (13.78%) React
4 352 (13.63%) AngularJS
5 280 (10.84%) .NET
6 183 (7.08%) Spring
7 175 (6.78%) Vue.js
8 160 (6.19%) Kafka
9 158 (6.12%) REST
10 148 (5.73%) HTML
11 138 (5.34%) CSS
12 132 (5.11%) Spring Boot
13 117 (4.53%) Django
13 117 (4.53%) Flask
14 116 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
14 116 (4.49%) React Native
15 90 (3.48%) RESTful
16 84 (3.25%) .NET Core
17 75 (2.90%) OAuth
18 68 (2.63%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 236 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
2 228 (8.83%) Public Cloud
3 168 (6.50%) Hedge funds
4 158 (6.12%) Cloud Native
5 143 (5.54%) Fixed Income
6 135 (5.23%) Derivative
7 101 (3.91%) Equities
8 100 (3.87%) Blog
9 96 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
10 80 (3.10%) Algorithms
11 79 (3.06%) Mobile App
12 67 (2.59%) User Experience
13 63 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
14 52 (2.01%) Data Structures
15 48 (1.86%) Virtual Team
16 47 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 43 (1.66%) Data Centre
18 39 (1.51%) Credit Derivative
18 39 (1.51%) Private Cloud
19 37 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 377 (14.60%) Linux
2 148 (5.73%) Windows
3 45 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 44 (1.70%) Unix
5 43 (1.66%) Android
6 35 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.05%) CentOS
8 26 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 15 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.46%) Mesosphere
11 10 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (0.23%) Debian
13 6 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.19%) Fedora
14 5 (0.19%) VMS
14 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,068 (41.35%) DevOps
2 1,052 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
3 557 (21.56%) Microservices
4 505 (19.55%) Software Engineering
5 342 (13.24%) Analytics
6 322 (12.47%) Scrum
7 317 (12.27%) Fintech
8 283 (10.96%) Asset Management
9 273 (10.57%) TDD
10 270 (10.45%) Machine Learning
11 269 (10.41%) Mentoring
12 207 (8.01%) Migration
13 198 (7.67%) BDD
14 193 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
15 192 (7.43%) Artificial Intelligence
15 192 (7.43%) Investment Management
16 188 (7.28%) Data Science
17 177 (6.85%) ETL
18 176 (6.81%) Infrastructure as Code
19 159 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,278 (49.48%) Python
2 827 (32.02%) Java
3 656 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 586 (22.69%) SQL
5 301 (11.65%) C#
6 271 (10.49%) Go
7 179 (6.93%) Scala
8 167 (6.47%) R
9 164 (6.35%) Bash Shell
10 125 (4.84%) Ruby
11 124 (4.80%) TypeScript
12 116 (4.49%) PowerShell
13 101 (3.91%) C++
14 91 (3.52%) PHP
15 78 (3.02%) C
16 69 (2.67%) Kotlin
17 35 (1.36%) Shell Script
18 33 (1.28%) T-SQL
19 30 (1.16%) ES6
20 20 (0.77%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 223 (8.63%) Degree
2 81 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 71 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 69 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 40 (1.55%) Sun Certification
7 38 (1.47%) AWS Certification
8 37 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (1.39%) MCSE
10 33 (1.28%) CCNA
10 33 (1.28%) PhD
11 32 (1.24%) CISSP
12 26 (1.01%) MCSA
13 22 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 19 (0.74%) CCNP
15 18 (0.70%) Master's Degree
16 17 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 15 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
18 14 (0.54%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (2.63%) QA
2 26 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 24 (0.93%) NIST
4 23 (0.89%) SLA
5 19 (0.74%) GDPR
6 18 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.23%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.12%) NCSC
10 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.077%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.039%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 811 (31.40%) Docker
2 60 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.09%) Active Directory
4 30 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.35%) vSphere
6 8 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.27%) Varnish
7 7 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.27%) Xen
8 6 (0.23%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.19%) oVirt
9 5 (0.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (0.15%) Microcode
10 4 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.12%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.12%) HDFS
11 3 (0.12%) zsh
12 2 (0.077%) KVM
12 2 (0.077%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 924 (35.77%) Kubernetes
2 572 (22.14%) Terraform
3 381 (14.75%) Ansible
4 211 (8.17%) Puppet
5 142 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
6 92 (3.56%) Grafana
7 53 (2.05%) Prometheus
8 44 (1.70%) Nagios
9 34 (1.32%) Istio
10 25 (0.97%) Consul
11 17 (0.66%) Docker Swarm
12 16 (0.62%) Kibana
12 16 (0.62%) logstash
12 16 (0.62%) Salt
13 14 (0.54%) ZABBIX
14 12 (0.46%) Automic
14 12 (0.46%) Packer
15 10 (0.39%) Graphite
16 9 (0.35%) Opsview
16 9 (0.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,058 (40.96%) Google
2 246 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 96 (3.72%) Oracle
4 92 (3.56%) Splunk
5 87 (3.37%) VMware
6 75 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 60 (2.32%) ServiceNow
8 57 (2.21%) SAP
9 52 (2.01%) IBM
10 51 (1.97%) Cisco
11 48 (1.86%) Databricks
12 31 (1.20%) Palo Alto
13 24 (0.93%) Avaya
13 24 (0.93%) Informatica
13 24 (0.93%) Riverbed
14 23 (0.89%) Talend
15 18 (0.70%) New Relic
16 16 (0.62%) Dell
16 16 (0.62%) Veracode
17 15 (0.58%) Salesforce.com