Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 159 371
Rank change year-on-year +58 +212 +207
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3,687 3,394 1,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.01% 2.25% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.89% 8.49% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,991 2,641 1,233
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £110,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -

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 41,491 39,996 37,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.89% 26.56% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33,746 31,891 31,361
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 +55 3,494 £75,000 +7.14% 800
London +34 2,305 £82,500 +10.00% 526
UK excluding London +79 1,328 £57,500 -4.17% 326
North of England +72 382 £57,500 - 109
South East +89 246 £63,700 +1.92% 48
North West +51 213 £60,000 - 62
South West +8 191 £52,500 -4.55% 53
East of England +75 178 £53,750 -4.44% 36
Midlands +69 171 £60,000 - 27
Yorkshire +57 142 £55,000 - 36
Scotland +40 112 £60,000 -4.00% 25
West Midlands +58 101 £55,000 -6.38% 20
East Midlands +40 68 £75,000 +7.14% 7
Wales +27 54 £45,000 -25.00% 22
North East +6 27 £54,486 +8.97% 11
Northern Ireland +7 2 £45,500 +7.06% 6

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 3,003 (81.45%) AWS
2 2,416 (65.53%) Azure
3 1,958 (53.11%) Google
4 1,626 (44.10%) Python
5 1,464 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
6 1,442 (39.11%) DevOps
7 1,352 (36.67%) Kubernetes
8 1,294 (35.10%) Docker
9 1,232 (33.41%) Java
10 979 (26.55%) Finance
11 898 (24.36%) JavaScript
12 871 (23.62%) Software Engineering
13 821 (22.27%) Linux
14 743 (20.15%) SQL
15 740 (20.07%) Terraform
16 730 (19.80%) Microservices
17 689 (18.69%) Ansible
18 666 (18.06%) Node.js
19 603 (16.35%) Jenkins
20 588 (15.95%) Analytics
21 558 (15.13%) Web Services
22 544 (14.75%) React
23 523 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
24 473 (12.83%) Migration
24 473 (12.83%) Big Data
25 471 (12.77%) NoSQL
26 469 (12.72%) Scrum
27 455 (12.34%) Open Source
28 454 (12.31%) Machine Learning
29 444 (12.04%) Data Science

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
1 393 (10.66%) Apache Spark
2 134 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
3 123 (3.34%) Apache Airflow
4 107 (2.90%) Apache
5 81 (2.20%) OpenStack
6 59 (1.60%) Confluence
7 47 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 47 (1.27%) nginx
8 45 (1.22%) Luigi
9 42 (1.14%) Tomcat
10 29 (0.79%) CMS
11 28 (0.76%) WordPress
12 24 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 21 (0.57%) Apache Solr
13 21 (0.57%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.35%) Jupyter
16 12 (0.33%) Ethereum
17 11 (0.30%) Headless CMS
17 11 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 13 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.16%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.054%) SPSS
8 1 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 53 (1.44%) FINCAD Analytics
2 13 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
3 12 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (0.30%) HFM
4 11 (0.30%) Magento
5 10 (0.27%) Oracle FAH
5 10 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.11%) CA PPM
7 4 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.081%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.081%) Tesseract
9 2 (0.054%) Eikon
9 2 (0.054%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.054%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.054%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.054%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.054%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.054%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 3,003 (81.45%) AWS
2 2,416 (65.53%) Azure
3 204 (5.53%) Serverless
4 195 (5.29%) SaaS
5 174 (4.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 172 (4.67%) GitHub
7 168 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
8 164 (4.45%) PaaS
9 145 (3.93%) IaaS
10 133 (3.61%) OpenShift
11 122 (3.31%) Amazon ECS
12 79 (2.14%) Amazon S3
13 78 (2.12%) Office 365
14 76 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
15 75 (2.03%) G Suite
16 73 (1.98%) IBM Cloud
17 72 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
18 66 (1.79%) Power Platform
19 57 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
19 57 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (3.99%) Firewall
2 82 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 69 (1.87%) DNS
4 60 (1.63%) WAN
5 56 (1.52%) Internet
6 53 (1.44%) Network Security
7 51 (1.38%) VPN
8 46 (1.25%) LAN
9 34 (0.92%) HTTP
10 25 (0.68%) DMZ
11 22 (0.60%) SAN
12 18 (0.49%) DHCP
12 18 (0.49%) Skype
13 14 (0.38%) HTTPS
13 14 (0.38%) VoIP
14 13 (0.35%) PBX
15 12 (0.33%) NAS
16 10 (0.27%) VLAN
17 9 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
18 7 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (12.83%) Big Data
2 471 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 323 (8.76%) Hadoop
4 315 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
5 303 (8.22%) BigQuery
6 272 (7.38%) SQL Server
7 263 (7.13%) Amazon Redshift
8 254 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
9 210 (5.70%) MySQL
10 198 (5.37%) Relational Database
11 133 (3.61%) MongoDB
12 126 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 120 (3.25%) Amazon Athena
13 120 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 94 (2.55%) Apache Hive
14 94 (2.55%) Snowflake Schema
15 84 (2.28%) Data Lake
16 83 (2.25%) Redis
17 73 (1.98%) Neo4j
18 68 (1.84%) Flink
Development Applications
1 603 (16.35%) Jenkins
2 440 (11.93%) Git (software)
3 172 (4.67%) JIRA
4 162 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 130 (3.53%) TeamCity
6 108 (2.93%) GitLab
7 99 (2.69%) Maven
8 81 (2.20%) Vagrant
9 76 (2.06%) Selenium
10 73 (1.98%) Artifactory
11 72 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 61 (1.65%) Bitbucket
13 60 (1.63%) CircleCI
14 55 (1.49%) Cucumber
15 46 (1.25%) webpack
16 45 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
17 38 (1.03%) Gradle
17 38 (1.03%) IBM UrbanCode
17 38 (1.03%) JUnit
18 37 (1.00%) SonarQube
General
1 979 (26.55%) Finance
2 438 (11.88%) Banking
3 283 (7.68%) Front Office
4 230 (6.24%) Retail
5 137 (3.72%) Marketing
6 125 (3.39%) Investment Banking
7 94 (2.55%) Public Sector
8 79 (2.14%) Games
9 75 (2.03%) Law
10 68 (1.84%) Manufacturing
11 66 (1.79%) Automotive
12 57 (1.55%) Legal
13 41 (1.11%) Telecoms
14 35 (0.95%) Publishing
15 34 (0.92%) Financial Institution
16 30 (0.81%) Billing
17 24 (0.65%) Advertising
18 22 (0.60%) Electronics
19 15 (0.41%) Digital Economy
20 6 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 776 (21.05%) Developer
2 578 (15.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 549 (14.89%) Architect
4 343 (9.30%) Data Engineer
5 289 (7.84%) Software Engineer
6 220 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
7 218 (5.91%) Cloud Architect
8 203 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 188 (5.10%) Consultant
10 185 (5.02%) Java Developer
11 164 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
12 152 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
13 127 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
14 126 (3.42%) Senior DevOps
15 119 (3.23%) Software Developer
16 112 (3.04%) Data Architect
16 112 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 104 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
18 99 (2.69%) Python Developer
18 99 (2.69%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 666 (18.06%) Node.js
2 558 (15.13%) Web Services
3 544 (14.75%) React
4 403 (10.93%) AngularJS
5 346 (9.38%) .NET
6 328 (8.90%) Kafka
7 231 (6.27%) HTML
8 221 (5.99%) CSS
9 198 (5.37%) REST
10 197 (5.34%) J2EE
11 189 (5.13%) Vue.js
12 175 (4.75%) RESTful
13 165 (4.48%) Spring
14 127 (3.44%) Elastic Stack
15 114 (3.09%) Spring Boot
16 109 (2.96%) HTML5
17 103 (2.79%) ASP.NET
18 93 (2.52%) Redux
19 91 (2.47%) .NET Core
20 89 (2.41%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 435 (11.80%) Public Cloud
2 273 (7.40%) Hedge funds
3 261 (7.08%) Fixed Income
4 256 (6.94%) Derivative
4 256 (6.94%) Equities
5 243 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
6 238 (6.46%) Cloud Native
7 233 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
8 188 (5.10%) Blog
9 150 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 129 (3.50%) Equity Derivative
11 124 (3.36%) User Experience
12 110 (2.98%) Data Centre
13 87 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
14 84 (2.28%) Algorithms
14 84 (2.28%) Mobile App
15 71 (1.93%) Data Structures
16 65 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
17 60 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
18 58 (1.57%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 821 (22.27%) Linux
2 323 (8.76%) Windows
3 123 (3.34%) Unix
4 89 (2.41%) CentOS
5 73 (1.98%) Windows Server
6 66 (1.79%) Android
7 60 (1.63%) Apple iOS
8 54 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 21 (0.57%) Debian
10 21 (0.57%) Mesosphere
11 16 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.41%) Kali Linux
13 13 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.22%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.14%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.081%) AIX
18 3 (0.081%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,464 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 1,442 (39.11%) DevOps
3 871 (23.62%) Software Engineering
4 730 (19.80%) Microservices
5 588 (15.95%) Analytics
6 523 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
7 473 (12.83%) Migration
8 469 (12.72%) Scrum
9 455 (12.34%) Open Source
10 454 (12.31%) Machine Learning
11 444 (12.04%) Data Science
12 433 (11.74%) Artificial Intelligence
13 324 (8.79%) ETL
14 319 (8.65%) Mentoring
15 316 (8.57%) Configuration Management
16 293 (7.95%) Infrastructure as Code
17 288 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
18 281 (7.62%) Asset Management
18 281 (7.62%) TDD
19 278 (7.54%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,626 (44.10%) Python
2 1,232 (33.41%) Java
3 898 (24.36%) JavaScript
4 743 (20.15%) SQL
5 444 (12.04%) C#
6 377 (10.23%) Go
7 362 (9.82%) Bash Shell
8 304 (8.25%) Scala
9 298 (8.08%) C++
10 231 (6.27%) Ruby
11 188 (5.10%) PowerShell
12 185 (5.02%) TypeScript
13 144 (3.91%) R
14 109 (2.96%) Kotlin
15 103 (2.79%) PHP
16 95 (2.58%) C
17 83 (2.25%) Perl
18 76 (2.06%) Java 8
19 61 (1.65%) Shell Script
20 42 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 319 (8.65%) Degree
2 127 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (1.44%) AWS Certification
4 46 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (1.19%) PhD
6 42 (1.14%) CISSP
7 40 (1.08%) Security Cleared
8 39 (1.06%) Master's Degree
9 27 (0.73%) SC Cleared
10 23 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.60%) CISM
12 20 (0.54%) CCNA
12 20 (0.54%) MCSE
12 20 (0.54%) RHCE
13 16 (0.43%) PMI Certification
14 15 (0.41%) MBA
15 14 (0.38%) CCNP
15 14 (0.38%) GIAC
16 12 (0.33%) SANS
17 11 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (3.88%) QA
2 40 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (0.98%) GDPR
4 28 (0.76%) SLA
5 27 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.33%) NIST
8 8 (0.22%) ISO 31000
9 6 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.14%) PMO
11 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.054%) COBIT
12 2 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.054%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.027%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.027%) EMIR
13 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.027%) MiFID
13 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,294 (35.10%) Docker
2 105 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 61 (1.65%) VirtualBox
5 57 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 32 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (0.68%) HDFS
8 21 (0.57%) Firmware
9 14 (0.38%) Xen
10 13 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 12 (0.33%) vSphere
12 10 (0.27%) Varnish
13 8 (0.22%) etcd
14 6 (0.16%) Snort
14 6 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.11%) KVM
15 4 (0.11%) OpenAM
15 4 (0.11%) OpenDJ
15 4 (0.11%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 1,352 (36.67%) Kubernetes
2 740 (20.07%) Terraform
3 689 (18.69%) Ansible
4 444 (12.04%) Puppet
5 378 (10.25%) Opscode Chef
6 128 (3.47%) Docker Swarm
7 109 (2.96%) Prometheus
8 93 (2.52%) Grafana
9 87 (2.36%) Packer
10 82 (2.22%) Consul
11 57 (1.55%) Salt
12 52 (1.41%) Rancher
13 50 (1.36%) Istio
14 46 (1.25%) Nagios
15 45 (1.22%) Graphite
16 43 (1.17%) Mesos
17 37 (1.00%) ZABBIX
18 24 (0.65%) Automic
19 21 (0.57%) Kibana
19 21 (0.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,958 (53.11%) Google
2 329 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 184 (4.99%) Oracle
4 163 (4.42%) Tableau
5 148 (4.01%) VMware
6 124 (3.36%) Splunk
7 113 (3.06%) IBM
8 73 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 71 (1.93%) Teradata
10 64 (1.74%) Talend
11 60 (1.63%) Hortonworks
11 60 (1.63%) Informatica
12 59 (1.60%) Cloudera
13 54 (1.46%) Cisco
14 52 (1.41%) SAP
15 46 (1.25%) Bloomberg
16 42 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
17 38 (1.03%) New Relic
18 37 (1.00%) ServiceNow
19 33 (0.90%) Databricks