Period
to 26 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 665 1086 1279
Rank change year-on-year +421 +193 +52
Permanent jobs citing GCP 572 76 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.045% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.49% 0.37% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 433 60 18
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +36.84% -1.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £107,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +39.71% -

GCP is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22,951 20,583 26,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 12.11% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17,788 16,288 21,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the UK

GCP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCP.

Salary trend for GCP in the UK

GCP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCP over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for GCP in the UK

GCP
Top 13 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 April 2018. 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 +399 520 £62,500 -10.71% 102
London +240 326 £69,000 -1.43% 57
UK excluding London +174 241 £55,000 +15.79% 52
North of England +69 68 £57,500 -23.33% 15
North West +41 61 £57,500 -23.33% 9
Midlands +38 53 £49,000 - 2
Scotland +7 48 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands +39 46 £48,250 -
South East +27 35 £45,000 -33.33% 14
East of England +5 26 £55,000 +46.67% 10
South West - 11 £57,500 - 4
West Midlands - 7 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 7 £52,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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.

1 560 (97.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 507 (88.64%) Amazon AWS
3 404 (70.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 347 (60.66%) DevOps
5 301 (52.62%) Agile Software Development
6 259 (45.28%) Docker
7 238 (41.61%) Ansible
8 235 (41.08%) Jenkins
9 216 (37.76%) Python
10 212 (37.06%) Linux
11 210 (36.71%) Puppet
12 207 (36.19%) Opscode Chef
13 196 (34.27%) Kubernetes
14 179 (31.29%) Microservices
15 158 (27.62%) Terraform
16 147 (25.70%) Google
17 137 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
18 129 (22.55%) Git (software)
19 121 (21.15%) Java
19 121 (21.15%) JavaScript
20 102 (17.83%) Bash Shell
21 96 (16.78%) Windows
22 83 (14.51%) Finance
22 83 (14.51%) Open Source
23 81 (14.16%) Unix
24 80 (13.99%) Software Engineering
25 79 (13.81%) NoSQL
26 78 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
26 78 (13.64%) Web Services
27 77 (13.46%) Ruby

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 55 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (6.47%) Apache Spark
3 25 (4.37%) Apache
4 22 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 18 (3.15%) nginx
6 17 (2.97%) IIS
7 14 (2.45%) Cloud Foundry
7 14 (2.45%) CloudStack
8 10 (1.75%) Mule
8 10 (1.75%) Mule ESB
9 9 (1.57%) Ethereum
10 8 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.87%) CMS
11 5 (0.87%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.70%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.70%) Confluence
12 4 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 560 (97.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 507 (88.64%) Amazon AWS
3 404 (70.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (12.76%) IaaS
5 64 (11.19%) SaaS
6 63 (11.01%) PaaS
7 58 (10.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.92%) Serverless
10 10 (1.75%) Boomi
10 10 (1.75%) GitHub
11 5 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.87%) Datadog
12 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.70%) Office 365
12 4 (0.70%) Sumo Logic
12 4 (0.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 32 (5.59%) DNS
3 19 (3.32%) HTTP
4 16 (2.80%) Firewall
5 14 (2.45%) Internet
6 11 (1.92%) VLAN
7 10 (1.75%) Network Security
8 8 (1.40%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.87%) DHCP
9 5 (0.87%) SMS
10 4 (0.70%) IPv6
11 3 (0.52%) LAN
11 3 (0.52%) SSL
11 3 (0.52%) VPN
12 1 (0.17%) BGP
12 1 (0.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (13.81%) NoSQL
2 72 (12.59%) MongoDB
3 62 (10.84%) MySQL
4 56 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (9.09%) Hadoop
6 40 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 40 (6.99%) Big Data
7 37 (6.47%) SQL Server
8 31 (5.42%) Redis
8 31 (5.42%) Relational Database
9 19 (3.32%) Blockchain
10 17 (2.97%) MariaDB
11 12 (2.10%) Impala
12 11 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.92%) Sqoop
13 10 (1.75%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.22%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.22%) CouchDB
14 7 (1.22%) InfluxDB
14 7 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 235 (41.08%) Jenkins
2 129 (22.55%) Git (software)
3 78 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 74 (12.94%) JIRA
5 63 (11.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 60 (10.49%) Subversion
7 59 (10.31%) GoCD
8 54 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (8.57%) IBM UrbanCode
10 23 (4.02%) TeamCity
11 22 (3.85%) Vagrant
12 15 (2.62%) Maven
13 9 (1.57%) GitLab
14 8 (1.40%) git-flow
15 6 (1.05%) SoapUI
16 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
17 4 (0.70%) CircleCI
17 4 (0.70%) VersionOne
18 3 (0.52%) Psake
19 2 (0.35%) webpack
General
1 83 (14.51%) Finance
2 42 (7.34%) Retail
3 39 (6.82%) Marketing
4 20 (3.50%) Games
5 15 (2.62%) Electronics
5 15 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.62%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.45%) Law
7 4 (0.70%) Banking
7 4 (0.70%) Billing
8 3 (0.52%) Advertising
8 3 (0.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.35%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 120 (20.98%) Consultant
2 108 (18.88%) Developer
3 105 (18.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 85 (14.86%) Architect
5 58 (10.14%) DevOps Consultant
6 51 (8.92%) AWS Architect
7 48 (8.39%) Cloud Engineer
7 48 (8.39%) Senior DevOps
8 35 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
9 34 (5.94%) Technical Consultant
10 33 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
11 32 (5.59%) Java Developer
12 31 (5.42%) AWS Engineer
13 28 (4.90%) Senior Consultant
14 27 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Consultant
15 25 (4.37%) AWS Solutions Architect
15 25 (4.37%) Principal Architect
15 25 (4.37%) Principal Consultant
15 25 (4.37%) Principal Solutions Architect
15 25 (4.37%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.64%) Web Services
2 60 (10.49%) Elastic Stack
3 56 (9.79%) RESTful
4 52 (9.09%) REST
5 44 (7.69%) .NET
5 44 (7.69%) Node.js
6 43 (7.52%) React
7 27 (4.72%) AngularJS
8 25 (4.37%) Kafka
9 21 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (3.32%) ASP.NET
11 16 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (2.80%) CSS
11 16 (2.80%) HTML
11 16 (2.80%) LEMP Stack
11 16 (2.80%) SOAP
12 15 (2.62%) Ruby on Rails
13 13 (2.27%) LAMP
13 13 (2.27%) Spring
14 12 (2.10%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 43 (7.52%) Public Cloud
3 41 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.02%) Cloud Native
5 17 (2.97%) Cyber Defence
5 17 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.45%) Fintech
8 13 (2.27%) Private Cloud
9 12 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (2.10%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.40%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.87%) Blog
12 5 (0.87%) User Experience
13 4 (0.70%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 212 (37.06%) Linux
2 96 (16.78%) Windows
3 81 (14.16%) Unix
4 16 (2.80%) CentOS
5 11 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.22%) Debian
7 7 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.35%) Android
9 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Fedora
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (60.66%) DevOps
2 301 (52.62%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (31.29%) Microservices
4 137 (23.95%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (14.51%) Open Source
6 80 (13.99%) Software Engineering
7 73 (12.76%) Configuration Management
8 60 (10.49%) Continuous Delivery
9 58 (10.14%) TDD
10 56 (9.79%) Scrum
11 51 (8.92%) Customer Engagement
12 46 (8.04%) Artificial Intelligence
13 45 (7.87%) Machine Learning
14 43 (7.52%) Penetration Testing
15 41 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (6.64%) Analytics
16 38 (6.64%) Cryptography
17 34 (5.94%) E-Commerce
18 33 (5.77%) BDD
19 32 (5.59%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 216 (37.76%) Python
2 121 (21.15%) Java
2 121 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 102 (17.83%) Bash Shell
4 77 (13.46%) Ruby
5 63 (11.01%) SQL
6 59 (10.31%) Go
7 35 (6.12%) Scala
8 34 (5.94%) C#
9 29 (5.07%) C++
10 26 (4.55%) PHP
11 19 (3.32%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.45%) Clojure
13 8 (1.40%) Java 8
13 8 (1.40%) Perl
13 8 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.22%) Solidity
15 6 (1.05%) Groovy
15 6 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.87%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 69 (12.06%) AWS Certification
2 34 (5.94%) Degree
3 33 (5.77%) CISSP
4 32 (5.59%) SANS
5 31 (5.42%) CISM
5 31 (5.42%) CSSLP
6 5 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.87%) PhD
7 4 (0.70%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.70%) PMP
8 3 (0.52%) SAFe Agilist
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) CCNP
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.42%) HIPAA
1 31 (5.42%) QA
2 8 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.70%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 259 (45.28%) Docker
2 11 (1.92%) Apache Flume
3 10 (1.75%) Varnish
4 7 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.70%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.52%) HDFS
7 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.35%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 238 (41.61%) Ansible
2 210 (36.71%) Puppet
3 207 (36.19%) Opscode Chef
4 196 (34.27%) Kubernetes
5 158 (27.62%) Terraform
6 54 (9.44%) Consul
7 53 (9.27%) Rundeck
8 15 (2.62%) HAProxy
8 15 (2.62%) Prometheus
9 14 (2.45%) logstash
10 13 (2.27%) Grafana
11 12 (2.10%) Graylog
11 12 (2.10%) Rancher
12 11 (1.92%) Oozie
12 11 (1.92%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.75%) Mesos
14 8 (1.40%) Graphite
14 8 (1.40%) Kibana
15 7 (1.22%) Packer
16 5 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 147 (25.70%) Google
2 54 (9.44%) Splunk
3 49 (8.57%) Delphix
3 49 (8.57%) RedGate
3 49 (8.57%) ServiceNow
4 37 (6.47%) Microsoft
5 31 (5.42%) Oracle
5 31 (5.42%) Veracode
6 19 (3.32%) Cloudera
6 19 (3.32%) SAP
7 15 (2.62%) SaltStack
8 14 (2.45%) IBM
9 13 (2.27%) Talend
10 11 (1.92%) WSO2
11 10 (1.75%) Dell
11 10 (1.75%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.75%) TIBCO
11 10 (1.75%) VMware
11 10 (1.75%) webMethods
12 9 (1.57%) Sony