Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 181 421
Rank change year-on-year +77 +240 +230
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3,974 3,031 1,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.98% 1.90% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.04% 7.39% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,123 2,389 1,106
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +10.00%

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 43,958 41,002 35,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.94% 25.67% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 35,876 32,859 29,663
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +77 3,762 £70,000 +3.70% 693
London +51 2,363 £80,000 +8.11% 436
UK excluding London +118 1,541 £55,000 -8.33% 288
North of England +75 410 £60,000 +20.00% 102
South East +128 315 £60,000 -4.00% 49
North West +68 243 £60,000 +20.00% 62
South West +42 232 £55,000 -8.33% 40
Midlands +99 216 £55,000 -15.38% 38
East of England +92 198 £55,000 -4.35% 26
Yorkshire +53 146 £55,000 +10.00% 34
Scotland +54 131 £54,500 -0.91% 25
West Midlands +88 113 £50,000 -9.09% 29
East Midlands +45 102 £70,000 -6.67% 9
Wales +28 48 £42,000 -30.00% 9
North East +21 21 £51,250 +2.50% 6
Northern Ireland -5 1 £45,500 +7.06%

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 3,185 (80.15%) AWS
2 2,548 (64.12%) Azure
3 2,255 (56.74%) Google
4 1,721 (43.31%) Python
5 1,621 (40.79%) DevOps
6 1,475 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
7 1,437 (36.16%) Kubernetes
8 1,384 (34.83%) Docker
9 1,252 (31.50%) Java
10 1,056 (26.57%) Linux
11 928 (23.35%) Finance
12 911 (22.92%) Software Engineering
13 871 (21.92%) JavaScript
14 834 (20.99%) Terraform
15 807 (20.31%) Ansible
16 784 (19.73%) Microservices
17 777 (19.55%) SQL
18 761 (19.15%) Jenkins
19 621 (15.63%) Git (software)
20 620 (15.60%) Puppet
21 602 (15.15%) Node.js
22 590 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
23 562 (14.14%) Analytics
24 522 (13.14%) Opscode Chef
25 520 (13.09%) Big Data
26 512 (12.88%) Web Services
27 508 (12.78%) Bash Shell
28 484 (12.18%) C#
28 484 (12.18%) Machine Learning
29 470 (11.83%) 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
1 372 (9.36%) Apache Spark
2 211 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
3 129 (3.25%) Apache
4 118 (2.97%) OpenStack
5 87 (2.19%) Apache Airflow
6 80 (2.01%) Confluence
7 79 (1.99%) nginx
8 60 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 55 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 53 (1.33%) CMS
11 39 (0.98%) Apache Solr
12 37 (0.93%) WebSphere
13 34 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
14 33 (0.83%) WordPress
15 29 (0.73%) Luigi
16 20 (0.50%) SharePoint
17 18 (0.45%) Drupal
18 17 (0.43%) WebLogic
19 16 (0.40%) SAS
20 15 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.15%) SPSS
5 4 (0.10%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.050%) InDesign
7 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.025%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 53 (1.33%) FINCAD Analytics
2 20 (0.50%) Magento
2 20 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (0.45%) SDL Web 8
4 10 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.20%) HFM
6 6 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.10%) CA PPM
9 3 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.075%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.075%) RMDS
9 3 (0.075%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.050%) Eikon
10 2 (0.050%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.025%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.025%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.025%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.025%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3,185 (80.15%) AWS
2 2,548 (64.12%) Azure
3 243 (6.11%) SaaS
4 204 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 194 (4.88%) Serverless
6 190 (4.78%) GitHub
7 182 (4.58%) PaaS
8 181 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 168 (4.23%) IaaS
10 95 (2.39%) Amazon ECS
11 89 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
12 83 (2.09%) OpenShift
13 77 (1.94%) Office 365
14 72 (1.81%) G Suite
15 64 (1.61%) Power Platform
16 61 (1.53%) IBM Cloud
17 54 (1.36%) Amazon S3
18 44 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
19 41 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
19 41 (1.03%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 194 (4.88%) Firewall
2 131 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 86 (2.16%) DNS
3 86 (2.16%) Internet
4 58 (1.46%) Network Security
5 56 (1.41%) WAN
6 55 (1.38%) VPN
7 54 (1.36%) HTTP
8 36 (0.91%) LAN
9 28 (0.70%) HTTPS
10 22 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (0.40%) VoIP
12 15 (0.38%) DMZ
13 13 (0.33%) PBX
13 13 (0.33%) SAN
14 12 (0.30%) VLAN
15 11 (0.28%) NAS
15 11 (0.28%) SSL
16 10 (0.25%) Skype
17 8 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 520 (13.09%) Big Data
2 447 (11.25%) NoSQL
3 360 (9.06%) PostgreSQL
4 344 (8.66%) BigQuery
5 311 (7.83%) Hadoop
6 308 (7.75%) SQL Server
7 291 (7.32%) MySQL
8 271 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
9 222 (5.59%) Relational Database
10 219 (5.51%) Amazon Redshift
11 177 (4.45%) MongoDB
12 127 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
13 108 (2.72%) Redis
14 100 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 98 (2.47%) Amazon Athena
16 96 (2.42%) Apache Hive
17 88 (2.21%) Snowflake Schema
18 76 (1.91%) Flink
19 75 (1.89%) Data Lake
20 73 (1.84%) Looker
Development Applications
1 761 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 621 (15.63%) Git (software)
3 275 (6.92%) JIRA
4 184 (4.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 154 (3.88%) TeamCity
6 128 (3.22%) GitLab
7 115 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 112 (2.82%) Maven
9 108 (2.72%) Bitbucket
10 103 (2.59%) Selenium
11 94 (2.37%) CircleCI
11 94 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 90 (2.26%) Vagrant
13 88 (2.21%) Subversion
14 69 (1.74%) IBM UrbanCode
15 64 (1.61%) Cucumber
16 63 (1.59%) Travis CI
17 60 (1.51%) GoCD
18 53 (1.33%) Artifactory
19 52 (1.31%) JUnit
General
1 928 (23.35%) Finance
2 424 (10.67%) Banking
3 264 (6.64%) Retail
4 201 (5.06%) Front Office
5 173 (4.35%) Marketing
6 107 (2.69%) Public Sector
7 99 (2.49%) Law
8 93 (2.34%) Games
8 93 (2.34%) Manufacturing
9 80 (2.01%) Investment Banking
10 65 (1.64%) Telecoms
11 61 (1.53%) Advertising
12 60 (1.51%) Automotive
13 36 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.81%) Electronics
15 30 (0.75%) Billing
16 26 (0.65%) Legal
17 21 (0.53%) Publishing
18 11 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 883 (22.22%) Developer
2 686 (17.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 536 (13.49%) Architect
4 334 (8.40%) Software Engineer
5 297 (7.47%) Data Engineer
6 267 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
7 263 (6.62%) Consultant
8 226 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 206 (5.18%) Cloud Architect
10 199 (5.01%) Java Developer
11 182 (4.58%) Senior DevOps
12 166 (4.18%) AWS Engineer
13 158 (3.98%) Python Developer
14 143 (3.60%) Python Engineer
15 140 (3.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 139 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
17 113 (2.84%) Software Developer
18 109 (2.74%) Full Stack Developer
19 108 (2.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
20 100 (2.52%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (15.15%) Node.js
2 512 (12.88%) Web Services
3 463 (11.65%) React
4 353 (8.88%) .NET
5 350 (8.81%) AngularJS
6 322 (8.10%) Kafka
7 297 (7.47%) HTML
8 254 (6.39%) CSS
9 231 (5.81%) REST
10 209 (5.26%) Spring
11 194 (4.88%) RESTful
12 185 (4.66%) J2EE
13 170 (4.28%) Elastic Stack
14 155 (3.90%) Vue.js
15 147 (3.70%) ASP.NET
16 137 (3.45%) Spring Boot
17 135 (3.40%) HTML5
18 124 (3.12%) .NET Core
19 91 (2.29%) Django
19 91 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 369 (9.29%) Public Cloud
2 280 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
3 228 (5.74%) Cloud Native
4 197 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
5 189 (4.76%) Hedge funds
6 175 (4.40%) Fixed Income
7 174 (4.38%) Derivative
8 171 (4.30%) Equities
9 117 (2.94%) Algorithms
9 117 (2.94%) User Experience
10 116 (2.92%) Data Centre
11 114 (2.87%) Blog
12 107 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 99 (2.49%) Mobile App
14 91 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
15 90 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
16 86 (2.16%) Equity Derivative
17 68 (1.71%) Virtual Team
18 61 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
19 58 (1.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,056 (26.57%) Linux
2 398 (10.02%) Windows
3 217 (5.46%) Unix
4 126 (3.17%) CentOS
5 86 (2.16%) Android
6 82 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 79 (1.99%) Apple iOS
8 64 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 56 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (0.78%) Mesosphere
11 28 (0.70%) Debian
12 14 (0.35%) Kali Linux
13 13 (0.33%) CoreOS
14 10 (0.25%) Windows 10
15 9 (0.23%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.20%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.13%) Fedora
17 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
18 4 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,621 (40.79%) DevOps
2 1,475 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
3 911 (22.92%) Software Engineering
4 784 (19.73%) Microservices
5 590 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
6 562 (14.14%) Analytics
7 484 (12.18%) Machine Learning
8 470 (11.83%) Scrum
9 457 (11.50%) Migration
10 450 (11.32%) Data Science
11 429 (10.80%) Open Source
12 405 (10.19%) Artificial Intelligence
13 391 (9.84%) Configuration Management
14 387 (9.74%) Mentoring
15 362 (9.11%) TDD
16 319 (8.03%) ETL
17 318 (8.00%) Infrastructure as Code
18 315 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
19 313 (7.88%) Test Automation
20 303 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,721 (43.31%) Python
2 1,252 (31.50%) Java
3 871 (21.92%) JavaScript
4 777 (19.55%) SQL
5 508 (12.78%) Bash Shell
6 484 (12.18%) C#
7 443 (11.15%) Go
8 309 (7.78%) C++
9 269 (6.77%) Ruby
10 257 (6.47%) Scala
11 220 (5.54%) PowerShell
12 155 (3.90%) TypeScript
13 149 (3.75%) PHP
14 117 (2.94%) C
15 108 (2.72%) R
16 106 (2.67%) Kotlin
17 97 (2.44%) Java 8
18 95 (2.39%) Perl
19 82 (2.06%) Shell Script
20 50 (1.26%) ES6
Qualifications
1 383 (9.64%) Degree
2 146 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (2.01%) CISSP
4 51 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 44 (1.11%) Master's Degree
7 42 (1.06%) CISM
8 37 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (0.93%) PhD
9 35 (0.88%) Security Cleared
10 30 (0.75%) GIAC
11 29 (0.73%) MCSE
12 27 (0.68%) CCNA
13 24 (0.60%) SANS
14 21 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
14 21 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
14 21 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
14 21 (0.53%) SSCP
15 19 (0.48%) SC Cleared
16 18 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (4.30%) QA
2 55 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (1.13%) GDPR
4 36 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.70%) SLA
6 27 (0.68%) NIST
7 12 (0.30%) COBIT
8 9 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (0.20%) ISO 31000
10 7 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.13%) PMO
12 3 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.050%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.050%) MiFID
13 2 (0.050%) NCSC
13 2 (0.050%) SEPA
14 1 (0.025%) EMIR
System Software
1 1,384 (34.83%) Docker
2 109 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (2.01%) Active Directory
4 69 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 50 (1.26%) VirtualBox
6 28 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 28 (0.70%) HDFS
7 25 (0.63%) vSphere
8 23 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.43%) Varnish
10 16 (0.40%) Firmware
11 14 (0.35%) etcd
11 14 (0.35%) Xen
12 10 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 8 (0.20%) KVM
14 6 (0.15%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.15%) vCloud
15 5 (0.13%) Snort
15 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1,437 (36.16%) Kubernetes
2 834 (20.99%) Terraform
3 807 (20.31%) Ansible
4 620 (15.60%) Puppet
5 522 (13.14%) Opscode Chef
6 143 (3.60%) Prometheus
7 140 (3.52%) Docker Swarm
8 132 (3.32%) Consul
9 104 (2.62%) Packer
10 103 (2.59%) Grafana
11 93 (2.34%) Salt
12 70 (1.76%) Nagios
13 67 (1.69%) Graphite
13 67 (1.69%) Rancher
14 57 (1.43%) Istio
15 45 (1.13%) ZABBIX
16 44 (1.11%) Automic
17 41 (1.03%) Mesos
18 38 (0.96%) Kibana
19 32 (0.81%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,255 (56.74%) Google
2 386 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 213 (5.36%) Oracle
4 193 (4.86%) VMware
5 178 (4.48%) Splunk
6 173 (4.35%) Tableau
7 105 (2.64%) IBM
8 78 (1.96%) Teradata
9 73 (1.84%) ServiceNow
10 72 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 70 (1.76%) Cisco
12 66 (1.66%) SAP
13 65 (1.64%) Talend
14 59 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
15 55 (1.38%) Informatica
16 54 (1.36%) Cloudera
17 51 (1.28%) Symantec
18 50 (1.26%) Hortonworks
18 50 (1.26%) hybris
19 47 (1.18%) New Relic