Period
to 24 September 2019

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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 240 455
Rank change year-on-year +129 +215 +312
Permanent jobs citing GCP 4,178 2,419 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.97% 1.45% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.50% 5.92% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3,223 1,893 961
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +2.36% +10.43%
10th Percentile £39,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +16.67%

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 43,961 40,867 32,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.20% 24.54% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35,789 33,095 26,787
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £89,799 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 24 September 2019.

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 24 September 2019. 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 +124 3,897 £70,000 +7.69% 620
London +112 2,357 £77,500 +6.90% 374
UK excluding London +153 1,736 £55,000 -4.35% 277
South East +167 459 £60,000 -4.00% 50
North of England +62 398 £60,000 +20.00% 89
North West +72 257 £60,000 +20.00% 53
South West +114 255 £55,000 -4.35% 46
Midlands +86 209 £55,000 -15.38% 29
Scotland +82 197 £55,000 +15.79% 22
East of England +115 185 £55,000 -12.00% 32
Yorkshire +29 125 £55,000 +10.00% 28
West Midlands +100 121 £55,000 - 16
East Midlands +31 87 £55,000 -26.67% 13
Wales +16 37 £45,000 -25.00% 6
North East +21 16 £42,000 -11.58% 8
Northern Ireland -7 1 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, 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 3,252 (77.84%) AWS
2 2,675 (64.03%) Azure
3 2,438 (58.35%) Google
4 1,854 (44.38%) DevOps
5 1,819 (43.54%) Python
6 1,585 (37.94%) Docker
7 1,523 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1,519 (36.36%) Kubernetes
9 1,275 (30.52%) Linux
10 1,272 (30.45%) Java
11 934 (22.36%) Terraform
12 902 (21.59%) Ansible
13 856 (20.49%) Jenkins
14 850 (20.34%) Software Engineering
15 842 (20.15%) JavaScript
16 816 (19.53%) SQL
17 812 (19.44%) Microservices
18 728 (17.42%) Finance
19 720 (17.23%) Puppet
20 708 (16.95%) Git (software)
21 689 (16.49%) Opscode Chef
22 638 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
23 608 (14.55%) Bash Shell
24 563 (13.48%) Node.js
25 555 (13.28%) Scrum
26 534 (12.78%) Big Data
27 533 (12.76%) Windows
28 509 (12.18%) Analytics
29 500 (11.97%) Microsoft
30 477 (11.42%) Go

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
1 381 (9.12%) Apache Spark
2 245 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
3 152 (3.64%) OpenStack
4 126 (3.02%) Apache
5 94 (2.25%) Confluence
6 81 (1.94%) nginx
7 74 (1.77%) Cloud Foundry
8 71 (1.70%) Apache Pig
9 59 (1.41%) Apache Solr
10 53 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
11 50 (1.20%) Tomcat
12 43 (1.03%) CMS
13 41 (0.98%) WebSphere
14 33 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
14 33 (0.79%) WordPress
15 30 (0.72%) SharePoint
16 28 (0.67%) Drupal
17 27 (0.65%) IIS
18 22 (0.53%) SAS
19 19 (0.45%) Luigi
Applications
1 16 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.34%) SPSS
3 10 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
6 6 (0.14%) Maya
6 6 (0.14%) MODO
6 6 (0.14%) NUKE
7 4 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.048%) HipChat
8 2 (0.048%) InDesign
9 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.024%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 27 (0.65%) Magento
2 24 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
3 17 (0.41%) FINCAD Analytics
3 17 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
4 9 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
5 6 (0.14%) Fredhopper
6 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.096%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.072%) ION MarketView
8 3 (0.072%) RMDS
8 3 (0.072%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.072%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.048%) HFM
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.024%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.024%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.024%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3,252 (77.84%) AWS
2 2,675 (64.03%) Azure
3 325 (7.78%) SaaS
4 264 (6.32%) Cloud Computing
5 216 (5.17%) PaaS
6 213 (5.10%) Serverless
7 207 (4.95%) IaaS
8 203 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 194 (4.64%) GitHub
10 127 (3.04%) IBM Cloud
11 103 (2.47%) OpenShift
12 89 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
13 82 (1.96%) Office 365
14 80 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
15 70 (1.68%) Power Platform
16 59 (1.41%) G Suite
17 51 (1.22%) Amazon S3
18 50 (1.20%) Azure Stack
19 49 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
20 47 (1.12%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 211 (5.05%) Firewall
2 148 (3.54%) TCP/IP
3 105 (2.51%) DNS
4 92 (2.20%) Internet
5 70 (1.68%) VPN
6 66 (1.58%) Network Security
7 53 (1.27%) HTTP
8 49 (1.17%) WAN
9 45 (1.08%) HTTPS
10 31 (0.74%) LAN
11 26 (0.62%) Skype
12 23 (0.55%) VLAN
12 23 (0.55%) VoIP
13 22 (0.53%) DHCP
14 19 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.34%) FTP
16 12 (0.29%) SAN
16 12 (0.29%) Wireless
17 10 (0.24%) DMZ
18 9 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (12.78%) Big Data
2 419 (10.03%) NoSQL
3 351 (8.40%) MySQL
4 338 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
5 336 (8.04%) BigQuery
6 322 (7.71%) Hadoop
7 275 (6.58%) SQL Server
8 257 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
9 246 (5.89%) MongoDB
10 206 (4.93%) Relational Database
11 188 (4.50%) Amazon Redshift
12 147 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 131 (3.14%) Apache Hive
14 97 (2.32%) Redis
15 90 (2.15%) HBase
16 72 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 69 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 67 (1.60%) Flink
19 65 (1.56%) Power BI
20 63 (1.51%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 856 (20.49%) Jenkins
2 708 (16.95%) Git (software)
3 366 (8.76%) JIRA
4 239 (5.72%) TeamCity
5 228 (5.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 157 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 155 (3.71%) Selenium
8 153 (3.66%) GitLab
9 142 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 139 (3.33%) Subversion
11 131 (3.14%) Bitbucket
12 112 (2.68%) Travis CI
13 108 (2.58%) Maven
14 99 (2.37%) CircleCI
15 96 (2.30%) GoCD
16 93 (2.23%) Cucumber
16 93 (2.23%) IBM UrbanCode
17 92 (2.20%) Vagrant
18 70 (1.68%) git-flow
18 70 (1.68%) JUnit
General
1 728 (17.42%) Finance
2 369 (8.83%) Retail
3 328 (7.85%) Banking
4 209 (5.00%) Marketing
5 154 (3.69%) Law
6 110 (2.63%) Games
7 100 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 100 (2.39%) Public Sector
8 82 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 75 (1.80%) Advertising
10 71 (1.70%) Front Office
11 60 (1.44%) Automotive
12 42 (1.01%) Electronics
13 32 (0.77%) Publishing
14 27 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (0.57%) Legal
16 20 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.43%) Back Office
17 18 (0.43%) Billing
17 18 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 930 (22.26%) Developer
2 767 (18.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 470 (11.25%) Architect
4 378 (9.05%) Cloud Engineer
5 359 (8.59%) Software Engineer
6 326 (7.80%) Consultant
7 296 (7.08%) Data Engineer
8 249 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 213 (5.10%) Java Developer
10 211 (5.05%) Senior DevOps
11 210 (5.03%) AWS Engineer
12 187 (4.48%) Cloud Architect
13 167 (4.00%) Python Engineer
14 158 (3.78%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 153 (3.66%) AWS DevOps
16 148 (3.54%) Python Developer
17 141 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 127 (3.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 111 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
20 109 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (13.48%) Node.js
2 447 (10.70%) React
3 425 (10.17%) .NET
4 415 (9.93%) AngularJS
5 400 (9.57%) Web Services
6 369 (8.83%) HTML
6 369 (8.83%) Kafka
7 297 (7.11%) CSS
8 275 (6.58%) RESTful
9 260 (6.22%) Spring
10 255 (6.10%) REST
11 199 (4.76%) HTML5
12 186 (4.45%) Elastic Stack
13 162 (3.88%) Vue.js
14 161 (3.85%) ASP.NET
15 156 (3.73%) Spring Boot
16 148 (3.54%) .NET Core
17 100 (2.39%) Django
18 98 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
19 95 (2.27%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 407 (9.74%) Public Cloud
2 299 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 198 (4.74%) Cloud Native
4 188 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
5 137 (3.28%) Algorithms
6 136 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 131 (3.14%) User Experience
8 107 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 103 (2.47%) Data Centre
10 98 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
11 75 (1.80%) Management Information System
12 66 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
13 64 (1.53%) Virtual Team
14 60 (1.44%) Data Structures
15 51 (1.22%) Blog
16 43 (1.03%) Hedge funds
17 42 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
18 39 (0.93%) PlayStation
18 39 (0.93%) Private Cloud
18 39 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1,275 (30.52%) Linux
2 533 (12.76%) Windows
3 324 (7.75%) Unix
4 132 (3.16%) CentOS
5 115 (2.75%) Android
6 110 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 106 (2.54%) Windows Server
8 90 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 51 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (0.81%) Mesosphere
11 24 (0.57%) CoreOS
12 23 (0.55%) Debian
13 22 (0.53%) Windows 10
14 16 (0.38%) Kali Linux
15 12 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.22%) Fedora
16 9 (0.22%) Solaris
16 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,854 (44.38%) DevOps
2 1,523 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 850 (20.34%) Software Engineering
4 812 (19.44%) Microservices
5 638 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
6 555 (13.28%) Scrum
7 509 (12.18%) Analytics
8 471 (11.27%) Machine Learning
9 432 (10.34%) TDD
10 414 (9.91%) Data Science
11 399 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
12 398 (9.53%) Configuration Management
13 396 (9.48%) Test Automation
14 392 (9.38%) Open Source
15 390 (9.33%) Infrastructure as Code
16 371 (8.88%) Artificial Intelligence
17 370 (8.86%) Continuous Delivery
18 365 (8.74%) Migration
19 337 (8.07%) Mentoring
20 310 (7.42%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,819 (43.54%) Python
2 1,272 (30.45%) Java
3 842 (20.15%) JavaScript
4 816 (19.53%) SQL
5 608 (14.55%) Bash Shell
6 477 (11.42%) Go
7 459 (10.99%) C#
8 350 (8.38%) Ruby
9 296 (7.08%) PowerShell
10 290 (6.94%) Scala
11 246 (5.89%) C++
12 183 (4.38%) PHP
13 176 (4.21%) TypeScript
14 124 (2.97%) Perl
15 121 (2.90%) R
16 105 (2.51%) C
16 105 (2.51%) Java 8
17 84 (2.01%) Groovy
18 74 (1.77%) Shell Script
19 69 (1.65%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 448 (10.72%) Degree
2 129 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 122 (2.92%) CISSP
4 75 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (1.29%) AWS Certification
7 53 (1.27%) CISM
7 53 (1.27%) Master's Degree
8 48 (1.15%) GIAC
8 48 (1.15%) MCSE
9 46 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 45 (1.08%) PhD
11 43 (1.03%) CCNA
12 41 (0.98%) SANS
13 39 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
13 39 (0.93%) Linux+ Certification
13 39 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
13 39 (0.93%) SSCP
14 28 (0.67%) CISA
15 24 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (4.24%) QA
2 67 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (1.20%) GDPR
4 39 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 35 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.79%) NIST
7 19 (0.45%) SLA
8 15 (0.36%) COBIT
9 14 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.19%) ISO 22301
11 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 6 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.14%) ISO 31000
12 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.12%) PMO
14 4 (0.096%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.072%) NCSC
15 3 (0.072%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,585 (37.94%) Docker
2 121 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (2.73%) Active Directory
4 87 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 55 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 36 (0.86%) VirtualBox
7 33 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (0.69%) vSphere
9 28 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.48%) HDFS
11 19 (0.45%) Varnish
12 13 (0.31%) Xen
13 12 (0.29%) pfSense
14 11 (0.26%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 8 (0.19%) vCloud
17 7 (0.17%) etcd
17 7 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
18 6 (0.14%) Firmware
18 6 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1,519 (36.36%) Kubernetes
2 934 (22.36%) Terraform
3 902 (21.59%) Ansible
4 720 (17.23%) Puppet
5 689 (16.49%) Opscode Chef
6 150 (3.59%) Prometheus
7 133 (3.18%) Consul
8 130 (3.11%) Docker Swarm
9 124 (2.97%) Salt
10 115 (2.75%) Packer
11 79 (1.89%) Nagios
12 76 (1.82%) Graphite
13 72 (1.72%) Grafana
14 66 (1.58%) Rancher
15 58 (1.39%) Automic
15 58 (1.39%) Kibana
16 53 (1.27%) Oozie
17 48 (1.15%) Rundeck
18 42 (1.01%) ZABBIX
19 41 (0.98%) Istio
Vendors
1 2,438 (58.35%) Google
2 500 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 231 (5.53%) VMware
4 216 (5.17%) Oracle
5 201 (4.81%) Tableau
6 194 (4.64%) Splunk
7 178 (4.26%) IBM
8 96 (2.30%) ServiceNow
9 89 (2.13%) Cloudera
10 86 (2.06%) SAP
11 85 (2.03%) Cisco
12 67 (1.60%) Talend
13 66 (1.58%) Red Hat
14 65 (1.56%) Rackspace
15 60 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
16 54 (1.29%) Informatica
17 51 (1.22%) hybris
18 49 (1.17%) RedGate
18 49 (1.17%) Teradata
19 48 (1.15%) Adobe