Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 114 238
Rank change year-on-year +51 +124 +226
Permanent jobs citing GCP 2,187 4,117 2,399
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.39% 2.96% 1.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.20% 9.49% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,006 3,460 1,976
Median annual salary £69,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.71% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £98,875 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% -4.35% +4.55%

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 19,527 43,404 40,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.21% 31.20% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16,218 35,299 33,063
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +50 2,039 £70,000 - 380
London +32 1,412 £80,000 +3.23% 199
UK excluding London +41 721 £52,500 -4.55% 216
North of England +81 223 £52,500 -12.50% 72
Work from Home -6 196 £60,000 -14.29% 69
South East +24 156 £50,000 -16.67% 35
North West +35 117 £55,000 -8.33% 39
Midlands +64 102 £55,000 - 25
Yorkshire +103 91 £50,000 -7.75% 17
West Midlands +62 74 £55,000 - 20
South West +6 73 £47,500 -13.64% 24
Scotland +19 69 £55,000 - 25
Wales +53 44 £47,500 +5.56% 5
East of England +17 43 £57,500 +6.98% 23
East Midlands +39 28 £70,000 +27.27% 5
North East +27 15 £50,000 +19.05% 16
Northern Ireland +28 11 £52,500 - 7

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,768 (80.84%) AWS
2 1,456 (66.58%) Azure
3 1,154 (52.77%) Python
4 1,023 (46.78%) Google
5 969 (44.31%) DevOps
6 850 (38.87%) Kubernetes
7 804 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
8 769 (35.16%) Java
9 721 (32.97%) Docker
10 696 (31.82%) Finance
11 540 (24.69%) JavaScript
12 509 (23.27%) SQL
13 505 (23.09%) Terraform
14 480 (21.95%) Microservices
15 391 (17.88%) Software Engineering
16 380 (17.38%) Web Services
17 370 (16.92%) Linux
18 364 (16.64%) Ansible
19 346 (15.82%) Node.js
20 341 (15.59%) Jenkins
21 306 (13.99%) Asset Management
22 298 (13.63%) Banking
23 293 (13.40%) React
24 267 (12.21%) AngularJS
25 261 (11.93%) Mentoring
26 259 (11.84%) Git (software)
27 254 (11.61%) Analytics
28 252 (11.52%) Hedge funds
28 252 (11.52%) SQL Server
28 252 (11.52%) Scrum

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
1 236 (10.79%) Apache
2 194 (8.87%) Apache Spark
3 121 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
4 54 (2.47%) Apache Airflow
5 28 (1.28%) Confluence
6 27 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 26 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 21 (0.96%) nginx
9 20 (0.91%) Skype for Business
10 19 (0.87%) CMS
11 17 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.73%) OpenStack
13 15 (0.69%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.50%) IIS
14 11 (0.50%) WordPress
15 10 (0.46%) Headless CMS
16 9 (0.41%) SAS
17 8 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
18 6 (0.27%) Jupyter
18 6 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.091%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.091%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.37%) Magento
2 5 (0.23%) Shopify
3 4 (0.18%) Eikon
3 4 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.091%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.091%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.046%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.046%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 1,768 (80.84%) AWS
2 1,456 (66.58%) Azure
3 245 (11.20%) Serverless
4 177 (8.09%) AWS Lambda
5 121 (5.53%) SaaS
6 120 (5.49%) Amazon ECS
7 109 (4.98%) GitHub
8 100 (4.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 98 (4.48%) PaaS
10 92 (4.21%) IaaS
11 83 (3.80%) Apigee
12 69 (3.16%) OpenShift
13 65 (2.97%) Power Platform
14 63 (2.88%) Amazon S3
15 56 (2.56%) Stackdriver
16 55 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
16 55 (2.51%) Office 365
17 31 (1.42%) Amazon EKS
18 29 (1.33%) Firebase
19 26 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.75%) Firewall
2 57 (2.61%) Network Security
3 43 (1.97%) WAN
4 41 (1.87%) VPN
5 34 (1.55%) LAN
6 33 (1.51%) DNS
7 30 (1.37%) Skype
7 30 (1.37%) VoIP
8 29 (1.33%) HTTP
9 26 (1.19%) TCP/IP
10 25 (1.14%) IPsec
10 25 (1.14%) MPLS
11 24 (1.10%) BGP
11 24 (1.10%) OSPF
12 23 (1.05%) DHCP
12 23 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (1.05%) Wireshark
13 22 (1.01%) Wireless
14 19 (0.87%) RIP
14 19 (0.87%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 249 (11.39%) PostgreSQL
3 234 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
4 226 (10.33%) NoSQL
5 222 (10.15%) Big Data
6 219 (10.01%) MySQL
7 211 (9.65%) BigQuery
8 201 (9.19%) Amazon Redshift
9 119 (5.44%) Hadoop
10 114 (5.21%) MongoDB
11 77 (3.52%) Snowflake Schema
12 65 (2.97%) Power BI
13 59 (2.70%) Looker
14 56 (2.56%) Relational Database
15 54 (2.47%) Data Lake
16 47 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
17 40 (1.83%) Redis
18 37 (1.69%) Apache Hive
19 36 (1.65%) Flink
20 34 (1.55%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 341 (15.59%) Jenkins
2 259 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 112 (5.12%) Artifactory
3 112 (5.12%) GitLab
4 89 (4.07%) JIRA
5 55 (2.51%) Selenium
6 52 (2.38%) Gradle
6 52 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 47 (2.15%) CircleCI
8 42 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 41 (1.87%) Bitbucket
10 37 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 34 (1.55%) Cucumber
12 32 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 28 (1.28%) webpack
14 24 (1.10%) RStudio
15 23 (1.05%) Maven
16 17 (0.78%) Babel
17 15 (0.69%) Subversion
18 14 (0.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 696 (31.82%) Finance
2 298 (13.63%) Banking
3 116 (5.30%) Front Office
4 79 (3.61%) Public Sector
5 74 (3.38%) Games
6 73 (3.34%) Back Office
7 61 (2.79%) Retail
8 54 (2.47%) Marketing
9 51 (2.33%) Law
10 50 (2.29%) Investment Banking
11 34 (1.55%) Telecoms
12 30 (1.37%) Manufacturing
13 25 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.87%) Advertising
15 12 (0.55%) Legal
16 9 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.37%) Automotive
18 7 (0.32%) Norwegian Language
18 7 (0.32%) Publishing
19 6 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 552 (25.24%) Developer
2 306 (13.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 260 (11.89%) Architect
4 207 (9.47%) Data Engineer
5 179 (8.18%) Cloud Engineer
6 169 (7.73%) AWS Engineer
7 156 (7.13%) Software Engineer
8 140 (6.40%) Cloud Architect
9 126 (5.76%) Senior Developer
10 118 (5.40%) Java Developer
11 108 (4.94%) Python Engineer
12 104 (4.76%) AWS Architect
13 98 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
14 92 (4.21%) Python Developer
15 90 (4.12%) JavaScript Developer
16 76 (3.48%) Data Architect
17 75 (3.43%) Platform Engineer
18 72 (3.29%) Java Architect
19 70 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
20 66 (3.02%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (17.38%) Web Services
2 346 (15.82%) Node.js
3 293 (13.40%) React
4 267 (12.21%) AngularJS
5 229 (10.47%) .NET
6 148 (6.77%) Kafka
7 138 (6.31%) Vue.js
8 127 (5.81%) HTML
9 122 (5.58%) Spring
10 119 (5.44%) REST
11 108 (4.94%) CSS
12 105 (4.80%) gRPC
13 97 (4.44%) OAuth
14 89 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
15 83 (3.80%) .NET Core
16 82 (3.75%) Swagger
17 81 (3.70%) RESTful
18 70 (3.20%) Spring Boot
19 63 (2.88%) ASP.NET
20 60 (2.74%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 252 (11.52%) Hedge funds
2 207 (9.47%) Public Cloud
3 189 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
4 156 (7.13%) Fixed Income
5 149 (6.81%) Derivative
6 130 (5.94%) Cloud Native
7 116 (5.30%) Equities
8 98 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
9 88 (4.02%) Algorithms
10 86 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 69 (3.16%) Mobile App
12 57 (2.61%) Blog
13 52 (2.38%) Private Cloud
13 52 (2.38%) User Experience
14 45 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
15 42 (1.92%) Data Centre
16 39 (1.78%) Credit Derivative
17 37 (1.69%) Data Structures
18 36 (1.65%) Management Information System
19 29 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 370 (16.92%) Linux
2 173 (7.91%) Windows
3 43 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 40 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.60%) Android
5 35 (1.60%) Unix
6 21 (0.96%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.87%) CentOS
8 12 (0.55%) Mesosphere
9 11 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.27%) CoreOS
11 6 (0.27%) VMS
11 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.14%) Debian
13 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
14 2 (0.091%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.046%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.046%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (44.31%) DevOps
2 804 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (21.95%) Microservices
4 391 (17.88%) Software Engineering
5 306 (13.99%) Asset Management
6 261 (11.93%) Mentoring
7 254 (11.61%) Analytics
8 252 (11.52%) Fintech
8 252 (11.52%) Scrum
9 247 (11.29%) Investment Management
10 234 (10.70%) Machine Learning
11 197 (9.01%) TDD
12 185 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
13 183 (8.37%) Migration
14 161 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
15 159 (7.27%) Artificial Intelligence
15 159 (7.27%) Data Science
16 158 (7.22%) Infrastructure as Code
17 149 (6.81%) Test Automation
18 137 (6.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,154 (52.77%) Python
2 769 (35.16%) Java
3 540 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 509 (23.27%) SQL
5 248 (11.34%) C#
6 221 (10.11%) Go
7 157 (7.18%) Scala
8 149 (6.81%) R
9 143 (6.54%) Bash Shell
10 129 (5.90%) Ruby
11 107 (4.89%) PowerShell
12 100 (4.57%) C++
13 98 (4.48%) TypeScript
14 83 (3.80%) PHP
15 82 (3.75%) C
16 55 (2.51%) Kotlin
17 39 (1.78%) Groovy
18 28 (1.28%) T-SQL
19 26 (1.19%) Shell Script
20 23 (1.05%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 203 (9.28%) Degree
2 69 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 62 (2.83%) SC Cleared
4 56 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 48 (2.19%) Sun Certification
7 39 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (1.74%) MCSE
9 35 (1.60%) AWS Certification
9 35 (1.60%) PhD
10 31 (1.42%) CCNA
11 29 (1.33%) MCSA
12 21 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (0.91%) CCNP
14 18 (0.82%) RHCE
15 16 (0.73%) Master's Degree
16 14 (0.64%) CISSP
16 14 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
17 12 (0.55%) MCTS
18 10 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.15%) QA
2 24 (1.10%) GDPR
3 23 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.46%) NIST
5 10 (0.46%) SLA
6 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.18%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.091%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.091%) MISRA
8 1 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.046%) NCSC
8 1 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 721 (32.97%) Docker
2 55 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.10%) Active Directory
4 33 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.37%) vSphere
7 7 (0.32%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.23%) Varnish
9 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.14%) zsh
10 2 (0.091%) Firmware
10 2 (0.091%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.091%) vCloud
10 2 (0.091%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.091%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.091%) Xen
11 1 (0.046%) NFS
11 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.046%) Snort
11 1 (0.046%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 850 (38.87%) Kubernetes
2 505 (23.09%) Terraform
3 364 (16.64%) Ansible
4 207 (9.47%) Puppet
5 132 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
6 80 (3.66%) Grafana
7 42 (1.92%) Prometheus
8 33 (1.51%) Nagios
9 27 (1.23%) Consul
9 27 (1.23%) Istio
10 25 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
11 23 (1.05%) Packer
12 15 (0.69%) Kibana
12 15 (0.69%) Salt
13 12 (0.55%) Automic
13 12 (0.55%) Graphite
13 12 (0.55%) logstash
14 11 (0.50%) Mesos
14 11 (0.50%) ZABBIX
15 9 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,023 (46.78%) Google
2 243 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 108 (4.94%) Tableau
4 102 (4.66%) Oracle
5 91 (4.16%) Splunk
6 73 (3.34%) VMware
7 55 (2.51%) Red Hat
8 51 (2.33%) ServiceNow
9 46 (2.10%) IBM
10 45 (2.06%) Cisco
11 42 (1.92%) Databricks
12 35 (1.60%) SAP
13 28 (1.28%) Palo Alto
14 19 (0.87%) Avaya
14 19 (0.87%) Riverbed
15 15 (0.69%) New Relic
16 14 (0.64%) Veracode
17 13 (0.59%) Teradata
18 12 (0.55%) Ab Initio
18 12 (0.55%) Talend