Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 559 1027 1221
Rank change year-on-year +468 +194 +69
Permanent jobs citing GCP 794 169 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.095% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.47% 0.78% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 578 133 49
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.00% -
10th Percentile £41,025 £41,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £110,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +31.58% -

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 22,873 21,621 26,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.49% 12.21% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17,319 16,162 20,807
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.03% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for GCP in the UK

GCP
Top 16 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 14 August 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 +486 739 £67,500 +3.85% 145
London +362 514 £74,000 +1.72% 87
UK excluding London +185 264 £55,000 +10.00% 68
North of England +74 85 £47,500 -5.00% 22
North West +51 73 £48,750 -7.14% 13
South East +21 47 £62,500 -3.85% 10
Scotland +33 46 £52,500 - 8
Midlands +59 39 £60,000 +11.63% 11
East of England +64 37 £55,000 +29.41% 11
East Midlands +25 24 £55,000 - 5
West Midlands +43 15 £60,000 +11.63% 6
South West +4 8 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Yorkshire - 7 £53,750 - 3
North East -26 5 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Northern Ireland -4 1 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Wales - 1 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 788 (99.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 714 (89.92%) Amazon AWS
3 533 (67.13%) DevOps
4 515 (64.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 412 (51.89%) Docker
6 363 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
7 342 (43.07%) Linux
8 341 (42.95%) Python
8 341 (42.95%) Jenkins
9 333 (41.94%) Ansible
10 319 (40.18%) Kubernetes
11 286 (36.02%) Puppet
12 269 (33.88%) Terraform
13 265 (33.38%) Opscode Chef
14 261 (32.87%) Google
15 255 (32.12%) Continuous Integration
16 221 (27.83%) Microservices
17 212 (26.70%) Java
18 161 (20.28%) Configuration Management
19 160 (20.15%) Git (software)
20 146 (18.39%) Open Source
21 140 (17.63%) Windows
22 137 (17.25%) Software Engineering
22 137 (17.25%) Go
23 122 (15.37%) JavaScript
24 117 (14.74%) Bash Shell
25 114 (14.36%) Public Cloud
26 112 (14.11%) Scrum
27 107 (13.48%) Ruby
27 107 (13.48%) JIRA

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 54 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (6.30%) Apache Spark
3 40 (5.04%) Apache
4 33 (4.16%) Tomcat
5 32 (4.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 32 (4.03%) OpenStack
6 22 (2.77%) nginx
7 20 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 20 (2.52%) WebSphere
8 14 (1.76%) Ethereum
9 13 (1.64%) CMS
10 12 (1.51%) Confluence
11 10 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 10 (1.26%) Mule
11 10 (1.26%) Mule ESB
12 8 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.76%) IIS
14 5 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
15 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.13%) HipChat
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 788 (99.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 714 (89.92%) Amazon AWS
3 515 (64.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 98 (12.34%) Serverless
5 89 (11.21%) PaaS
6 88 (11.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 82 (10.33%) IaaS
8 70 (8.82%) SaaS
9 45 (5.67%) OpenShift
10 44 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
11 26 (3.27%) IBM Cloud
12 21 (2.64%) GitHub
13 16 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (1.89%) Trello
15 10 (1.26%) Boomi
16 9 (1.13%) Amazon S3
16 9 (1.13%) Office 365
17 8 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
17 8 (1.01%) Route 53
18 7 (0.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.78%) DNS
2 28 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 24 (3.02%) HTTP
4 19 (2.39%) Internet
5 13 (1.64%) Firewall
6 8 (1.01%) Kerberos
7 7 (0.88%) Network Security
8 6 (0.76%) Broadband
8 6 (0.76%) SAN
8 6 (0.76%) SMS
8 6 (0.76%) VPN
9 5 (0.63%) DHCP
9 5 (0.63%) VLAN
10 4 (0.50%) IPv6
11 2 (0.25%) BGP
11 2 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.25%) OSPF
12 1 (0.13%) EIGRP
12 1 (0.13%) SMPP
12 1 (0.13%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.21%) NoSQL
2 69 (8.69%) Big Data
3 65 (8.19%) MySQL
4 62 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (6.93%) MongoDB
6 49 (6.17%) SQL Server
7 41 (5.16%) Hadoop
7 41 (5.16%) Relational Database
8 34 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 30 (3.78%) Blockchain
10 27 (3.40%) Redis
11 24 (3.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (2.39%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.89%) InfluxDB
14 13 (1.64%) Impala
15 12 (1.51%) HBase
16 11 (1.39%) Apache Hive
17 10 (1.26%) Sqoop
18 9 (1.13%) BigQuery
19 8 (1.01%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 341 (42.95%) Jenkins
2 160 (20.15%) Git (software)
3 107 (13.48%) JIRA
4 95 (11.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 70 (8.82%) Subversion
6 68 (8.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 66 (8.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 59 (7.43%) GoCD
9 54 (6.80%) IBM UrbanCode
10 52 (6.55%) TeamCity
11 36 (4.53%) Maven
12 35 (4.41%) Vagrant
13 27 (3.40%) Selenium
14 26 (3.27%) gulp
15 25 (3.15%) Grunt
16 24 (3.02%) GitLab
17 22 (2.77%) JUnit
18 19 (2.39%) Bitbucket
18 19 (2.39%) Gradle
19 18 (2.27%) Cucumber
General
1 85 (10.71%) Finance
2 46 (5.79%) Retail
3 38 (4.79%) Marketing
4 26 (3.27%) Games
5 25 (3.15%) Banking
6 24 (3.02%) Law
7 20 (2.52%) Multimedia
8 17 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.89%) Electronics
9 15 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.26%) Advertising
10 10 (1.26%) Publishing
11 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.50%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 195 (24.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 122 (15.37%) Developer
3 106 (13.35%) Architect
4 105 (13.22%) Consultant
5 92 (11.59%) Senior DevOps
6 70 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
7 69 (8.69%) Cloud Engineer
8 63 (7.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 59 (7.43%) DevOps Consultant
10 58 (7.30%) AWS Engineer
11 43 (5.42%) Software Engineer
12 41 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
13 40 (5.04%) AWS Architect
14 36 (4.53%) AWS DevOps
14 36 (4.53%) Data Engineer
14 36 (4.53%) Java Developer
15 29 (3.65%) Senior Consultant
16 28 (3.53%) Senior DevOps Consultant
17 27 (3.40%) Senior Developer
18 26 (3.27%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (12.85%) Node.js
2 83 (10.45%) AngularJS
3 76 (9.57%) React
4 72 (9.07%) HTML
5 64 (8.06%) Elastic Stack
6 62 (7.81%) Web Services
7 61 (7.68%) CSS
8 57 (7.18%) RESTful
9 50 (6.30%) Spring
10 48 (6.05%) .NET
11 47 (5.92%) Spring Boot
12 39 (4.91%) REST
13 32 (4.03%) Backbone.js
13 32 (4.03%) Kafka
13 32 (4.03%) SOAP
14 24 (3.02%) Express
14 24 (3.02%) HTML5
14 24 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
14 24 (3.02%) Sass
15 22 (2.77%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 114 (14.36%) Public Cloud
2 65 (8.19%) Computer Science
3 49 (6.17%) Cloud Native
3 49 (6.17%) Fintech
4 48 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (5.92%) Blog
6 46 (5.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 38 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
8 34 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (2.27%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.02%) User Experience
12 15 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
13 14 (1.76%) Mobile App
14 13 (1.64%) Private Cloud
15 10 (1.26%) Robotics
16 9 (1.13%) Data Centre
17 7 (0.88%) Algorithms
18 4 (0.50%) Clustering
18 4 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 342 (43.07%) Linux
2 140 (17.63%) Windows
3 97 (12.22%) Unix
4 38 (4.79%) CentOS
5 36 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (3.15%) Ubuntu
7 14 (1.76%) Debian
8 13 (1.64%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.76%) Android
9 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.25%) Mesosphere
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.13%) Fedora
14 1 (0.13%) SUSE
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (67.13%) DevOps
2 363 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (32.12%) Continuous Integration
4 221 (27.83%) Microservices
5 161 (20.28%) Configuration Management
6 146 (18.39%) Open Source
7 137 (17.25%) Software Engineering
8 112 (14.11%) Scrum
9 104 (13.10%) TDD
10 91 (11.46%) Test Automation
11 83 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
12 58 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
13 56 (7.05%) Customer Engagement
14 54 (6.80%) Machine Learning
15 47 (5.92%) Analytics
15 47 (5.92%) BDD
16 45 (5.67%) Pair Programming
17 43 (5.42%) Continuous Deployment
18 40 (5.04%) Data Science
18 40 (5.04%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 341 (42.95%) Python
2 212 (26.70%) Java
3 137 (17.25%) Go
4 122 (15.37%) JavaScript
5 117 (14.74%) Bash Shell
6 107 (13.48%) Ruby
7 64 (8.06%) Scala
8 63 (7.93%) C#
8 63 (7.93%) SQL
9 42 (5.29%) ES6
10 38 (4.79%) Perl
11 33 (4.16%) PowerShell
12 29 (3.65%) PHP
13 28 (3.53%) C++
14 21 (2.64%) Java 8
15 15 (1.89%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.64%) Kotlin
17 12 (1.51%) Solidity
18 10 (1.26%) Groovy
19 9 (1.13%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (8.56%) Degree
2 40 (5.04%) AWS Certification
3 21 (2.64%) CISSP
4 19 (2.39%) Master's Degree
4 19 (2.39%) SANS
5 17 (2.14%) CISM
6 16 (2.02%) CSSLP
7 13 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.13%) PhD
9 8 (1.01%) MCSE
9 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.63%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.63%) MCP
12 4 (0.50%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.25%) SAFe Agilist
14 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.04%) QA
2 16 (2.02%) HIPAA
3 10 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.38%) GDPR
6 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 412 (51.89%) Docker
2 14 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.26%) Apache Flume
4 8 (1.01%) HDFS
5 6 (0.76%) VMware Server
6 5 (0.63%) vSphere
7 4 (0.50%) XenServer
8 3 (0.38%) Varnish
9 2 (0.25%) KVM
9 2 (0.25%) oVirt
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.13%) Ceph
10 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.13%) LXC
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) XenApp
10 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 333 (41.94%) Ansible
2 319 (40.18%) Kubernetes
3 286 (36.02%) Puppet
4 269 (33.88%) Terraform
5 265 (33.38%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (7.05%) Consul
7 52 (6.55%) Rundeck
8 38 (4.79%) Prometheus
9 32 (4.03%) Rancher
10 29 (3.65%) Grafana
11 25 (3.15%) Salt
12 23 (2.90%) Mesos
13 18 (2.27%) Packer
14 17 (2.14%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (1.76%) HAProxy
16 12 (1.51%) CFEngine
16 12 (1.51%) Oozie
17 11 (1.39%) Icinga
18 8 (1.01%) Cacti
18 8 (1.01%) logstash
Vendors
1 261 (32.87%) Google
2 66 (8.31%) Splunk
3 52 (6.55%) Delphix
3 52 (6.55%) Red Hat
3 52 (6.55%) RedGate
3 52 (6.55%) ServiceNow
4 50 (6.30%) Microsoft
5 42 (5.29%) IBM
6 41 (5.16%) Oracle
7 31 (3.90%) SAP
8 30 (3.78%) VMware
9 29 (3.65%) Atlassian
10 17 (2.14%) Cloudera
11 16 (2.02%) Veracode
12 14 (1.76%) New Relic
13 12 (1.51%) Adobe
13 12 (1.51%) WSO2
14 11 (1.39%) Rackspace
14 11 (1.39%) Talend
14 11 (1.39%) TIBCO