Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 1111 1250
Rank change year-on-year +254 +139 +55
Permanent jobs citing GCP 324 80 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.045% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.46% 0.36% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 261 76 8
UK median annual salary £60,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% -10.42% +76.47%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +66.67% -7.69%

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 22,121 22,358 27,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.64% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17,069 17,726 21,501
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for GCP in the UK

GCP
Top 15 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 19 January 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 +235 299 £62,500 +11.11% 58
London +144 186 £72,500 +26.09% 35
UK excluding London +129 136 £51,250 +2.50% 24
North of England +38 38 £52,500 - 8
South East +37 34 £55,000 -21.43% 5
Midlands +42 30 £49,000 - 7
East Midlands +48 28 £48,250 - 4
North West +23 28 £54,750 +4.29% 8
Scotland - 22 £45,000 - 1
South West - 10 £65,000 - 2
North East - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £57,500 - 3
East of England +9 1 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Northern Ireland -19 1 £37,500 -21.05%

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing GCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GCP.

1 319 (98.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 277 (85.49%) Amazon AWS
3 175 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 168 (51.85%) DevOps
6 135 (41.67%) Python
7 131 (40.43%) Docker
8 108 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 105 (32.41%) Puppet
10 104 (32.10%) Linux
11 103 (31.79%) Java
11 103 (31.79%) Ansible
12 102 (31.48%) Kubernetes
13 100 (30.86%) Opscode Chef
14 95 (29.32%) Microservices
15 89 (27.47%) Google
16 80 (24.69%) JavaScript
17 71 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
18 68 (20.99%) Software Engineering
19 65 (20.06%) SQL
20 60 (18.52%) NoSQL
21 58 (17.90%) Git (software)
22 56 (17.28%) Finance
23 55 (16.98%) Bash Shell
24 54 (16.67%) Ruby
25 51 (15.74%) Big Data
26 49 (15.12%) Web Services
27 47 (14.51%) Windows
28 46 (14.20%) TDD
29 45 (13.89%) 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 28 (8.64%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (5.86%) IIS
3 18 (5.56%) Apache
4 17 (5.25%) OpenStack
5 14 (4.32%) Apache Spark
5 14 (4.32%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (4.32%) CloudStack
5 14 (4.32%) nginx
6 7 (2.16%) CMS
7 6 (1.85%) EPiServer
7 6 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.62%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.31%) Jetty
11 1 (0.31%) Mongrel
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 319 (98.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 277 (85.49%) Amazon AWS
3 171 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (11.42%) PaaS
5 36 (11.11%) IaaS
6 31 (9.57%) SaaS
7 17 (5.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (5.25%) GitHub
8 9 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.93%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.93%) Office 365
10 3 (0.93%) Serverless
11 2 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.31%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.31%) Fastly
12 1 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.72%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.25%) Firewall
3 15 (4.63%) VLAN
4 8 (2.47%) Internet
4 8 (2.47%) Network Security
5 5 (1.54%) DNS
6 4 (1.23%) HTTP
7 2 (0.62%) LAN
7 2 (0.62%) SSL
8 1 (0.31%) BGP
8 1 (0.31%) DHCP
8 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 51 (15.74%) Big Data
3 42 (12.96%) MySQL
4 30 (9.26%) Hadoop
4 30 (9.26%) MongoDB
5 26 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (6.17%) Redis
7 15 (4.63%) MariaDB
8 14 (4.32%) Relational Database
9 10 (3.09%) BigQuery
10 9 (2.78%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.16%) Bigtable
12 6 (1.85%) Blockchain
12 6 (1.85%) InfluxDB
13 5 (1.54%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.23%) HBase
14 4 (1.23%) QlikView
15 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 108 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 58 (17.90%) Git (software)
3 38 (11.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 30 (9.26%) Subversion
5 25 (7.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 24 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (6.79%) GoCD
8 21 (6.48%) JIRA
9 18 (5.56%) IBM UrbanCode
10 12 (3.70%) TeamCity
11 10 (3.09%) Vagrant
12 9 (2.78%) Maven
13 8 (2.47%) GitLab
14 7 (2.16%) Artifactory
15 6 (1.85%) Psake
15 6 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
16 3 (0.93%) git-flow
16 3 (0.93%) PHPUnit
16 3 (0.93%) Selenium
17 2 (0.62%) Codeception
General
1 56 (17.28%) Finance
2 29 (8.95%) Marketing
3 17 (5.25%) Games
4 13 (4.01%) Electronics
4 13 (4.01%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.40%) Publishing
6 7 (2.16%) Law
7 4 (1.23%) Advertising
8 3 (0.93%) Automotive
8 3 (0.93%) Retail
9 2 (0.62%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (24.38%) Developer
2 65 (20.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (18.83%) Architect
4 47 (14.51%) Consultant
5 25 (7.72%) Cloud Engineer
5 25 (7.72%) DevOps Consultant
6 22 (6.79%) AWS Architect
6 22 (6.79%) Data Architect
7 21 (6.48%) Senior Architect
7 21 (6.48%) Senior DevOps
8 19 (5.86%) Java Developer
9 16 (4.94%) Senior Data Architect
9 16 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.32%) AWS Consultant
11 13 (4.01%) Senior Consultant
11 13 (4.01%) Senior DevOps Consultant
12 12 (3.70%) AWS Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
12 12 (3.70%) Principal Consultant
12 12 (3.70%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.12%) Web Services
2 36 (11.11%) RESTful
3 35 (10.80%) REST
4 34 (10.49%) Node.js
4 34 (10.49%) React
5 25 (7.72%) Elastic Stack
6 23 (7.10%) LAMP
7 19 (5.86%) LEMP Stack
8 17 (5.25%) .NET
8 17 (5.25%) AngularJS
9 16 (4.94%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (4.01%) LAPP Stack
11 12 (3.70%) ASP.NET
11 12 (3.70%) Spring
12 10 (3.09%) CSS
12 10 (3.09%) HTML
13 9 (2.78%) Sensu
14 8 (2.47%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.47%) HTML5
15 7 (2.16%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.72%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.10%) Public Cloud
3 22 (6.79%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.32%) Fintech
6 13 (4.01%) Cloud Native
7 11 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (3.40%) Private Cloud
8 10 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 10 (3.09%) User Experience
9 8 (2.47%) HoloLens
9 8 (2.47%) HTC Vive
9 8 (2.47%) Oculus Rift
10 6 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.54%) Blog
12 4 (1.23%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
13 3 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.93%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 104 (32.10%) Linux
2 47 (14.51%) Windows
3 42 (12.96%) Unix
4 8 (2.47%) Ubuntu
4 8 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.85%) CentOS
6 5 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.62%) Fedora
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) Android
9 1 (0.31%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.31%) Debian
9 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (51.85%) DevOps
3 95 (29.32%) Microservices
4 71 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (20.99%) Software Engineering
6 46 (14.20%) TDD
7 43 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (12.96%) Configuration Management
9 34 (10.49%) Analytics
10 31 (9.57%) BDD
10 31 (9.57%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (8.64%) Open Source
12 25 (7.72%) SDLC
13 20 (6.17%) ETL
13 20 (6.17%) Mathematics
14 19 (5.86%) Customer Engagement
14 19 (5.86%) Machine Learning
14 19 (5.86%) SOA
15 17 (5.25%) Data Architecture
15 17 (5.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 135 (41.67%) Python
2 103 (31.79%) Java
3 80 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 65 (20.06%) SQL
5 55 (16.98%) Bash Shell
6 54 (16.67%) Ruby
7 45 (13.89%) Go
8 43 (13.27%) Scala
9 20 (6.17%) PHP
10 16 (4.94%) C++
11 14 (4.32%) Clojure
12 10 (3.09%) C#
12 10 (3.09%) Perl
13 9 (2.78%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.16%) Groovy
15 6 (1.85%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.54%) C
16 5 (1.54%) Haskell
17 3 (0.93%) Kotlin
18 1 (0.31%) ES6
Qualifications
1 28 (8.64%) AWS Certification
2 14 (4.32%) Degree
3 3 (0.93%) CISM
3 3 (0.93%) CISSP
3 3 (0.93%) CSSLP
3 3 (0.93%) SANS
4 1 (0.31%) CCNA
4 1 (0.31%) CCNP
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.25%) QA
2 12 (3.70%) GDPR
3 6 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.93%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 131 (40.43%) Docker
2 11 (3.40%) Varnish
3 8 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.16%) KVM
5 3 (0.93%) HDFS
6 2 (0.62%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.31%) Xen
7 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 105 (32.41%) Puppet
2 103 (31.79%) Ansible
3 102 (31.48%) Kubernetes
4 100 (30.86%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (13.27%) Terraform
6 23 (7.10%) Consul
7 22 (6.79%) Rundeck
8 13 (4.01%) HAProxy
9 10 (3.09%) logstash
10 9 (2.78%) Graphite
10 9 (2.78%) Graylog
10 9 (2.78%) Packer
10 9 (2.78%) ZABBIX
11 8 (2.47%) Nagios
11 8 (2.47%) SCOM
12 5 (1.54%) Marathon
12 5 (1.54%) Salt
13 3 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.93%) Kibana
13 3 (0.93%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 89 (27.47%) Google
2 18 (5.56%) RedGate
2 18 (5.56%) SAP
2 18 (5.56%) ServiceNow
2 18 (5.56%) Splunk
3 17 (5.25%) Talend
4 16 (4.94%) SaltStack
5 12 (3.70%) VMware
6 10 (3.09%) Adobe
7 8 (2.47%) Sony
8 6 (1.85%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.85%) Hortonworks
8 6 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.85%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.23%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.23%) Tableau
9 4 (1.23%) Teradata
10 3 (0.93%) Informatica
10 3 (0.93%) Netezza