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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 49 85
Rank change year-on-year +7 +36 +35
Permanent jobs citing GCP 13,152 5,930 2,806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.31% 5.51% 3.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.39% 12.94% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4,502 3,966 2,262
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +11.11%
75th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £93,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £112,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 80,237 45,835 28,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.62% 42.56% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39,396 33,698 23,612
10th Percentile £32,800 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,063
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +6 10,974 £80,000 +10.34% 596
London +7 7,944 £87,500 +6.06% 347
Work from Home +1 5,514 £75,000 +7.14% 269
UK excluding London +24 3,194 £62,500 +8.70% 282
North of England +17 911 £58,495 +1.73% 84
South East -6 709 £70,000 +16.67% 48
North West +20 566 £57,810 -7.50% 49
South West +20 491 £65,000 +22.64% 33
Midlands +50 443 £65,000 +4.00% 47
Yorkshire -3 321 £58,495 +1.73% 31
West Midlands +9 290 £65,000 +4.00% 33
Scotland +6 266 £65,000 +18.18% 22
East of England +13 264 £65,000 -7.14% 33
East Midlands +45 134 £65,000 +1.96% 13
Northern Ireland +47 94 £85,000 +75.26% 7
Wales +7 60 £57,063 +3.75% 8
North East -20 24 £70,000 +55.56% 4

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 9,980 (75.88%) AWS
2 7,978 (60.66%) Azure
3 6,925 (52.65%) Python
4 6,765 (51.44%) Agile
5 5,368 (40.82%) DevOps
6 5,008 (38.08%) Java
7 5,006 (38.06%) Kubernetes
8 4,901 (37.26%) CI/CD
9 4,900 (37.26%) Google
10 4,466 (33.96%) Software Engineering
11 4,246 (32.28%) Finance
12 4,220 (32.09%) Docker
13 3,487 (26.51%) SQL
14 3,315 (25.21%) JavaScript
15 3,302 (25.11%) Terraform
16 3,102 (23.59%) Microservices
17 2,790 (21.21%) Analytics
18 2,749 (20.90%) React
19 2,579 (19.61%) Data Science
20 2,553 (19.41%) Social Skills
21 2,437 (18.53%) Git (software)
22 2,363 (17.97%) Jenkins
23 2,349 (17.86%) Serverless
24 2,310 (17.56%) Mentoring
25 2,277 (17.31%) Node.js
26 2,222 (16.89%) Machine Learning
27 2,039 (15.50%) TDD
28 2,037 (15.49%) Data Engineering
29 2,031 (15.44%) NoSQL
30 1,966 (14.95%) Linux

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
1 959 (7.29%) Apache Spark
2 683 (5.19%) Apache
3 676 (5.14%) Apache Airflow
4 253 (1.92%) Confluence
5 202 (1.54%) nginx
6 163 (1.24%) CMS
7 148 (1.13%) IIS
8 117 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 111 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 96 (0.73%) JBoss
11 78 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
12 73 (0.56%) WordPress
13 69 (0.52%) Apache Pulsar
14 64 (0.49%) Headless CMS
15 59 (0.45%) Jupyter
16 55 (0.42%) Ethereum
17 54 (0.41%) Luigi
18 40 (0.30%) Tornado
19 31 (0.24%) SharePoint
20 24 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 57 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (0.36%) Chatbot
3 41 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 35 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.13%) Sketch
7 15 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.11%) Campfire
8 12 (0.091%) Zeplin
9 8 (0.061%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (0.038%) Adobe Captivate
11 5 (0.038%) InVision
12 4 (0.030%) Blender
12 4 (0.030%) Maple
12 4 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.030%) SPSS
13 3 (0.023%) Maya
14 1 (0.008%) Gephi
14 1 (0.008%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 44 (0.33%) R3 Corda
2 39 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
3 19 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (0.091%) thinkFolio
5 11 (0.084%) Line 50
5 11 (0.084%) Sage 200
5 11 (0.084%) Shopify
6 9 (0.068%) Magento
6 9 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
8 7 (0.053%) Eloqua
8 7 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.046%) Summit
10 2 (0.015%) Cloudability
10 2 (0.015%) Odoo
10 2 (0.015%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.015%) SystmOne
11 1 (0.008%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
11 1 (0.008%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9,980 (75.88%) AWS
2 7,978 (60.66%) Azure
3 2,349 (17.86%) Serverless
4 1,047 (7.96%) GitHub
5 962 (7.31%) SaaS
6 869 (6.61%) AWS Lambda
7 866 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 794 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
9 672 (5.11%) Amazon S3
10 608 (4.62%) PaaS
11 524 (3.98%) Google Kubernetes Engine
12 461 (3.51%) Amazon Kinesis
13 453 (3.44%) Snowflake
14 413 (3.14%) Amazon ECS
15 411 (3.13%) Cloud Functions
16 399 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
17 392 (2.98%) Power Platform
18 362 (2.75%) dbt
19 335 (2.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 328 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 423 (3.22%) Firewall
2 339 (2.58%) Internet
3 186 (1.41%) HTTP
4 184 (1.40%) Broadband
5 170 (1.29%) Network Security
6 138 (1.05%) DNS
7 91 (0.69%) TCP/IP
8 85 (0.65%) VPN
9 71 (0.54%) WAN
10 50 (0.38%) MQTT
11 43 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 42 (0.32%) SD-WAN
13 39 (0.30%) 5G
14 38 (0.29%) WebEx
15 36 (0.27%) LAN
16 35 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
17 33 (0.25%) SSL
18 31 (0.24%) SSH
19 25 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
19 25 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,031 (15.44%) NoSQL
2 1,627 (12.37%) BigQuery
3 1,510 (11.48%) Big Data
4 1,339 (10.18%) Relational Database
5 1,284 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1,100 (8.36%) MySQL
7 944 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
8 851 (6.47%) MongoDB
9 645 (4.90%) Hadoop
10 644 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
11 582 (4.43%) DynamoDB
12 542 (4.12%) Tableau
13 533 (4.05%) Data Lake
14 521 (3.96%) Redis
15 504 (3.83%) SQL Server
16 463 (3.52%) Amazon Redshift
17 405 (3.08%) Looker
18 386 (2.93%) Power BI
19 296 (2.25%) RDBMS
20 289 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 2,437 (18.53%) Git (software)
2 2,363 (17.97%) Jenkins
3 885 (6.73%) JIRA
4 600 (4.56%) GitLab
5 593 (4.51%) Maven
6 423 (3.22%) Gradle
7 419 (3.19%) CircleCI
8 359 (2.73%) JUnit
9 321 (2.44%) Mockito
10 318 (2.42%) Cypress.io
11 315 (2.40%) TeamCity
12 270 (2.05%) Selenium
13 267 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
14 234 (1.78%) Bitbucket
15 226 (1.72%) webpack
16 190 (1.44%) Travis CI
17 188 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
18 178 (1.35%) IBM UrbanCode
19 173 (1.32%) Cucumber
20 168 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4,246 (32.28%) Finance
2 2,553 (19.41%) Social Skills
3 1,505 (11.44%) Banking
4 1,272 (9.67%) Games
5 1,155 (8.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1,116 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
7 881 (6.70%) Retail
8 764 (5.81%) Manufacturing
9 697 (5.30%) Marketing
10 559 (4.25%) Public Sector
11 350 (2.66%) Front Office
12 295 (2.24%) Law
13 281 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
14 256 (1.95%) Advertising
15 242 (1.84%) Automotive
16 237 (1.80%) Legal
17 235 (1.79%) Telecoms
18 149 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
19 142 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
20 140 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2,456 (18.67%) Developer
2 2,353 (17.89%) Software Engineer
3 1,554 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 1,260 (9.58%) Data Engineer
5 946 (7.19%) Cloud Engineer
6 879 (6.68%) Architect
7 688 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 687 (5.22%) Senior DevOps
9 648 (4.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 639 (4.86%) Senior Developer
11 628 (4.77%) Java Engineer
12 553 (4.20%) Java Developer
13 534 (4.06%) Principal Engineer
14 443 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
15 441 (3.35%) GCP Engineer
16 438 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
17 392 (2.98%) Technical Leader
18 386 (2.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 369 (2.81%) Senior Data Engineer
19 369 (2.81%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,749 (20.90%) React
2 2,277 (17.31%) Node.js
3 1,581 (12.02%) Spring
4 1,566 (11.91%) Kafka
5 1,157 (8.80%) AngularJS
6 1,112 (8.45%) REST
7 1,034 (7.86%) RESTful
8 994 (7.56%) HTML
9 992 (7.54%) .NET
10 956 (7.27%) CSS
11 802 (6.10%) Vue.js
12 797 (6.06%) Spring Boot
13 673 (5.12%) GraphQL
14 551 (4.19%) .NET Core
15 513 (3.90%) HTML5
16 509 (3.87%) Web Services
17 496 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
18 457 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
19 399 (3.03%) React Native
20 387 (2.94%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1,406 (10.69%) Algorithms
2 1,361 (10.35%) Cloud Native
3 1,330 (10.11%) Public Cloud
4 890 (6.77%) User Experience
5 716 (5.44%) Data Structures
6 714 (5.43%) Life Science
7 665 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
8 511 (3.89%) Mobile App
9 449 (3.41%) Derivative
10 371 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
11 351 (2.67%) Blog
12 343 (2.61%) Hedge funds
13 333 (2.53%) Blockchain
14 317 (2.41%) Virtual Team
15 311 (2.36%) Fixed Income
16 281 (2.14%) Equities
17 256 (1.95%) Hackathon
18 233 (1.77%) IoT
18 233 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
19 213 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,966 (14.95%) Linux
2 819 (6.23%) Windows
3 436 (3.32%) Unix
4 367 (2.79%) Android
5 316 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 214 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 125 (0.95%) Mesosphere
8 110 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 55 (0.42%) VMS
11 36 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 35 (0.27%) CentOS
12 35 (0.27%) Debian
12 35 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
13 32 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 19 (0.14%) Alpine Linux
15 17 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.11%) CoreOS
17 9 (0.068%) Embedded Linux
18 8 (0.061%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,765 (51.44%) Agile
2 5,368 (40.82%) DevOps
3 4,901 (37.26%) CI/CD
4 4,466 (33.96%) Software Engineering
5 3,102 (23.59%) Microservices
6 2,790 (21.21%) Analytics
7 2,579 (19.61%) Data Science
8 2,310 (17.56%) Mentoring
9 2,222 (16.89%) Machine Learning
10 2,039 (15.50%) TDD
11 2,037 (15.49%) Data Engineering
12 1,947 (14.80%) Full Stack Development
13 1,925 (14.64%) Infrastructure as Code
14 1,915 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
15 1,805 (13.72%) Scrum
16 1,740 (13.23%) Artificial Intelligence
17 1,656 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
18 1,624 (12.35%) Computer Science
19 1,459 (11.09%) Test Automation
20 1,241 (9.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6,925 (52.65%) Python
2 5,008 (38.08%) Java
3 3,487 (26.51%) SQL
4 3,315 (25.21%) JavaScript
5 1,656 (12.59%) TypeScript
6 1,646 (12.52%) Go
7 1,418 (10.78%) C#
8 1,115 (8.48%) Bash
9 847 (6.44%) Scala
10 680 (5.17%) PowerShell
11 647 (4.92%) Ruby
12 603 (4.58%) C++
13 496 (3.77%) PHP
14 488 (3.71%) C
15 474 (3.60%) Kotlin
16 392 (2.98%) R
17 302 (2.30%) Groovy
18 276 (2.10%) Rust
19 274 (2.08%) Objective-C
20 246 (1.87%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,757 (13.36%) Degree
2 853 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 218 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 178 (1.35%) Master's Degree
5 166 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 160 (1.22%) PhD
7 133 (1.01%) AWS Certification
8 107 (0.81%) CISSP
9 95 (0.72%) OCP
9 95 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
10 79 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 62 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
12 56 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
13 41 (0.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 40 (0.30%) CEH
15 39 (0.30%) CSSLP
16 34 (0.26%) DV Cleared
17 33 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (0.24%) CCNP
19 26 (0.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,150 (8.74%) QA
2 395 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 340 (2.59%) Accessibility
4 155 (1.18%) GDPR
5 140 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 70 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 69 (0.52%) SOC 2
8 51 (0.39%) GRC
8 51 (0.39%) NIST
9 46 (0.35%) SLA
10 38 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
11 35 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 27 (0.21%) NCSC
13 20 (0.15%) HIPAA
14 18 (0.14%) IASME
15 17 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
15 17 (0.13%) RMADS
16 9 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 8 (0.061%) FISMA
17 8 (0.061%) HITRUST
System Software
1 4,220 (32.09%) Docker
2 211 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
3 110 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 108 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 106 (0.81%) Apache Flume
6 45 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 33 (0.25%) KVM
8 24 (0.18%) HDFS
8 24 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 22 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 18 (0.14%) Xen
11 17 (0.13%) Firmware
11 17 (0.13%) zsh
12 11 (0.084%) vSphere
13 9 (0.068%) Ceph
14 8 (0.061%) iptables
14 8 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.053%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.046%) etcd
16 6 (0.046%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5,006 (38.06%) Kubernetes
2 3,302 (25.11%) Terraform
3 1,597 (12.14%) Ansible
4 799 (6.08%) Puppet
5 694 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
6 546 (4.15%) Prometheus
7 351 (2.67%) Grafana
8 187 (1.42%) Istio
9 170 (1.29%) Kibana
10 153 (1.16%) Consul
11 125 (0.95%) Automic
12 118 (0.90%) logstash
13 99 (0.75%) Argo
14 89 (0.68%) Oozie
15 68 (0.52%) Nagios
16 66 (0.50%) Packer
17 65 (0.49%) ZABBIX
18 53 (0.40%) Rancher
19 48 (0.36%) Kubeflow
20 47 (0.36%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 4,900 (37.26%) Google
2 1,496 (11.37%) Microsoft
3 500 (3.80%) Splunk
4 498 (3.79%) Oracle
5 322 (2.45%) Databricks
6 227 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 208 (1.58%) VMware
8 171 (1.30%) IBM
9 146 (1.11%) New Relic
10 138 (1.05%) Dell
11 136 (1.03%) Facebook
12 132 (1.00%) Cloudera
13 127 (0.97%) Red Hat
14 123 (0.94%) Cisco
15 103 (0.78%) Teradata
16 102 (0.78%) SAP
17 85 (0.65%) Apple
18 82 (0.62%) Dynatrace
19 81 (0.62%) Spotify
20 76 (0.58%) AppDynamics