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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 114 288
Rank change year-on-year +31 +174 +185
Permanent jobs citing GCP 2,716 4,225 2,087
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.65% 2.90% 1.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.09% 9.70% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,299 3,633 1,691
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% -0.79%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £93,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,165 £55,000
% change year-on-year -0.30% +0.30% +1.85%

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 26,912 43,565 42,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.18% 29.88% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21,951 35,379 34,323
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +31 2,552 £72,500 +3.57% 265
London +24 1,784 £80,000 +3.23% 174
UK excluding London +22 888 £55,000 -0.30% 114
North of England +66 258 £55,000 -8.33% 42
South East -10 191 £60,000 - 19
North West +33 152 £56,430 -5.95% 18
Work from Home -36 150 £66,250 -5.36% 43
Midlands +35 115 £57,000 -5.00% 8
South West -3 101 £52,500 - 10
Yorkshire +83 90 £55,000 +1.48% 10
East of England +23 85 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Scotland +7 84 £55,000 - 10
West Midlands +40 79 £53,750 -10.42% 6
Wales +39 42 £48,500 +7.78% 11
East Midlands +31 35 £70,000 +27.27% 2
North East +22 16 £47,500 -23.08% 14
Northern Ireland +34 12 £60,000 +14.29% 2

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 2,210 (81.37%) AWS
2 1,797 (66.16%) Azure
3 1,352 (49.78%) Google
4 1,271 (46.80%) Python
5 1,195 (44.00%) DevOps
6 1,017 (37.44%) Kubernetes
7 986 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
8 929 (34.20%) Docker
9 874 (32.18%) Java
10 760 (27.98%) Finance
11 676 (24.89%) JavaScript
12 618 (22.75%) Terraform
13 573 (21.10%) Software Engineering
14 560 (20.62%) SQL
15 558 (20.54%) Microservices
16 526 (19.37%) Linux
17 467 (17.19%) Ansible
18 453 (16.68%) Node.js
19 411 (15.13%) Jenkins
20 409 (15.06%) Web Services
21 386 (14.21%) React
22 347 (12.78%) Analytics
23 335 (12.33%) AngularJS
24 332 (12.22%) Banking
25 319 (11.75%) C#
26 314 (11.56%) NoSQL
27 312 (11.49%) Git (software)
28 298 (10.97%) SQL Server
28 298 (10.97%) Scrum
29 297 (10.94%) Public Cloud

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
1 224 (8.25%) Apache Spark
2 171 (6.30%) Apache
3 76 (2.80%) Apache Airflow
4 70 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 55 (2.03%) Confluence
6 36 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 31 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 29 (1.07%) CMS
9 27 (0.99%) OpenStack
10 24 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 23 (0.85%) Luigi
11 23 (0.85%) nginx
12 18 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.48%) IIS
14 12 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (0.44%) Skype for Business
15 11 (0.41%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.37%) Jupyter
16 10 (0.37%) Tornado
17 9 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 20 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.26%) Gliffy
4 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.074%) SPSS
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.037%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.037%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
2 5 (0.18%) Magento
3 4 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.15%) Eikon
4 3 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.11%) Tesseract
5 2 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.074%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.074%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.074%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.037%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.037%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.037%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.037%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,210 (81.37%) AWS
2 1,797 (66.16%) Azure
3 243 (8.95%) Serverless
4 148 (5.45%) SaaS
5 138 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
6 137 (5.04%) AWS CloudFormation
7 132 (4.86%) Amazon ECS
8 128 (4.71%) PaaS
9 112 (4.12%) OpenShift
10 110 (4.05%) IaaS
11 95 (3.50%) Power Platform
12 94 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
13 87 (3.20%) Amazon S3
14 78 (2.87%) Apigee
14 78 (2.87%) GitHub
15 66 (2.43%) Office 365
16 63 (2.32%) Amazon EMR
17 60 (2.21%) IBM Cloud
18 55 (2.03%) Amazon EKS
19 54 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.31%) Firewall
2 53 (1.95%) VPN
3 47 (1.73%) Network Security
4 41 (1.51%) DNS
5 39 (1.44%) WAN
6 32 (1.18%) Skype
7 31 (1.14%) TCP/IP
8 28 (1.03%) VoIP
9 23 (0.85%) HTTP
9 23 (0.85%) SAN
10 22 (0.81%) LAN
11 20 (0.74%) DHCP
11 20 (0.74%) IPsec
12 18 (0.66%) H.323
12 18 (0.66%) Internet
12 18 (0.66%) SSL
13 17 (0.63%) BGP
13 17 (0.63%) OSPF
14 16 (0.59%) MPLS
15 11 (0.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (11.56%) NoSQL
2 298 (10.97%) SQL Server
3 288 (10.60%) Big Data
4 238 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
5 233 (8.58%) BigQuery
6 225 (8.28%) Amazon Redshift
7 219 (8.06%) MySQL
8 212 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
9 177 (6.52%) Hadoop
10 106 (3.90%) MongoDB
10 106 (3.90%) Relational Database
11 95 (3.50%) Power BI
12 76 (2.80%) Snowflake Schema
13 75 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 64 (2.36%) Looker
15 61 (2.25%) Data Lake
16 58 (2.14%) Amazon Athena
16 58 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 54 (1.99%) Apache Hive
18 50 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 411 (15.13%) Jenkins
2 312 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 117 (4.31%) JIRA
4 107 (3.94%) GitLab
5 101 (3.72%) Artifactory
6 90 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 72 (2.65%) Selenium
8 61 (2.25%) TeamCity
9 56 (2.06%) Bitbucket
10 52 (1.91%) RStudio
11 43 (1.58%) webpack
12 39 (1.44%) CircleCI
13 38 (1.40%) Vagrant
14 35 (1.29%) Babel
15 33 (1.22%) Cucumber
16 32 (1.18%) Maven
17 31 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
18 28 (1.03%) SpecFlow
19 26 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
20 18 (0.66%) GoCD
General
1 760 (27.98%) Finance
2 332 (12.22%) Banking
3 157 (5.78%) Retail
4 144 (5.30%) Front Office
5 90 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 79 (2.91%) Marketing
7 73 (2.69%) Games
8 59 (2.17%) Back Office
9 56 (2.06%) Public Sector
10 49 (1.80%) Telecoms
11 44 (1.62%) Law
12 43 (1.58%) Manufacturing
13 31 (1.14%) Advertising
14 27 (0.99%) Financial Institution
14 27 (0.99%) Legal
15 23 (0.85%) Automotive
16 22 (0.81%) Publishing
17 10 (0.37%) Norwegian Language
18 9 (0.33%) Electronics
19 6 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 623 (22.94%) Developer
2 425 (15.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 336 (12.37%) Architect
4 288 (10.60%) Data Engineer
5 224 (8.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 211 (7.77%) Software Engineer
7 204 (7.51%) AWS Engineer
8 169 (6.22%) Cloud Architect
9 131 (4.82%) Senior Developer
10 130 (4.79%) Java Developer
11 109 (4.01%) Python Engineer
11 109 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
12 96 (3.53%) AWS Architect
13 93 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
14 91 (3.35%) Platform Engineer
15 87 (3.20%) AWS Developer
16 84 (3.09%) Data Architect
16 84 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
17 77 (2.84%) Java Engineer
17 77 (2.84%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (16.68%) Node.js
2 409 (15.06%) Web Services
3 386 (14.21%) React
4 335 (12.33%) AngularJS
5 277 (10.20%) .NET
6 205 (7.55%) Kafka
7 196 (7.22%) Vue.js
8 178 (6.55%) HTML
9 175 (6.44%) CSS
10 149 (5.49%) REST
11 123 (4.53%) Spring
12 105 (3.87%) RESTful
13 98 (3.61%) .NET Core
14 97 (3.57%) OAuth
15 86 (3.17%) Swagger
16 84 (3.09%) gRPC
17 83 (3.06%) ASP.NET
18 81 (2.98%) Redux
19 78 (2.87%) Spring Boot
20 73 (2.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 297 (10.94%) Public Cloud
2 243 (8.95%) Hedge funds
3 210 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
4 186 (6.85%) Cloud Native
5 150 (5.52%) Fixed Income
6 143 (5.27%) Derivative
6 143 (5.27%) Equities
7 124 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
8 117 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 106 (3.90%) User Experience
10 84 (3.09%) Blog
11 83 (3.06%) Algorithms
12 70 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
12 70 (2.58%) Mobile App
13 65 (2.39%) Private Cloud
14 60 (2.21%) Data Centre
15 50 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
16 45 (1.66%) Data Structures
17 43 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
18 38 (1.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 526 (19.37%) Linux
2 247 (9.09%) Windows
3 69 (2.54%) Windows Server
4 48 (1.77%) Apple iOS
5 41 (1.51%) Unix
6 40 (1.47%) Android
7 39 (1.44%) CentOS
8 33 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.41%) Debian
10 11 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.29%) Mesosphere
11 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (0.26%) VMS
12 7 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.22%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,195 (44.00%) DevOps
2 986 (36.30%) Agile Software Development
3 573 (21.10%) Software Engineering
4 558 (20.54%) Microservices
5 347 (12.78%) Analytics
6 298 (10.97%) Scrum
7 280 (10.31%) Fintech
8 279 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
9 269 (9.90%) Asset Management
10 245 (9.02%) Machine Learning
11 234 (8.62%) Investment Management
12 232 (8.54%) Mentoring
12 232 (8.54%) TDD
13 221 (8.14%) Artificial Intelligence
14 217 (7.99%) Data Science
14 217 (7.99%) Migration
15 214 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
16 210 (7.73%) Infrastructure as Code
17 206 (7.58%) Open Source
18 204 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,271 (46.80%) Python
2 874 (32.18%) Java
3 676 (24.89%) JavaScript
4 560 (20.62%) SQL
5 319 (11.75%) C#
6 268 (9.87%) Go
7 226 (8.32%) Scala
8 200 (7.36%) Bash Shell
9 161 (5.93%) Ruby
10 155 (5.71%) PowerShell
11 149 (5.49%) C++
12 147 (5.41%) TypeScript
13 118 (4.34%) R
14 101 (3.72%) PHP
15 70 (2.58%) C
16 57 (2.10%) Kotlin
17 53 (1.95%) Groovy
18 42 (1.55%) Java 8
19 32 (1.18%) T-SQL
20 31 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 236 (8.69%) Degree
2 93 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (1.36%) AWS Certification
5 37 (1.36%) MCSE
6 35 (1.29%) PhD
7 31 (1.14%) MCSA
8 30 (1.10%) Security Cleared
8 30 (1.10%) Sun Certification
9 24 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 23 (0.85%) CCNA
11 22 (0.81%) RHCE
11 22 (0.81%) SC Cleared
12 21 (0.77%) Master's Degree
13 18 (0.66%) CCNP
14 14 (0.52%) MCTS
14 14 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
15 10 (0.37%) CISSP
15 10 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (2.50%) QA
2 35 (1.29%) GDPR
3 23 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 23 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.41%) SLA
6 9 (0.33%) NIST
7 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (0.29%) NIST 800
8 6 (0.22%) MISRA
9 2 (0.074%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.074%) COBIT
9 2 (0.074%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.037%) GLBA
10 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.037%) PMO
System Software
1 929 (34.20%) Docker
2 84 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 56 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.92%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 9 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.26%) vSphere
9 7 (0.26%) Xen
10 6 (0.22%) Firmware
11 5 (0.18%) Varnish
11 5 (0.18%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.074%) HDFS
13 2 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.074%) NFS
13 2 (0.074%) vCloud
14 1 (0.037%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1,017 (37.44%) Kubernetes
2 618 (22.75%) Terraform
3 467 (17.19%) Ansible
4 247 (9.09%) Puppet
5 166 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
7 57 (2.10%) Prometheus
8 55 (2.03%) Grafana
9 45 (1.66%) Packer
10 38 (1.40%) Consul
11 27 (0.99%) Istio
12 25 (0.92%) Graphite
13 20 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
14 19 (0.70%) Mesos
15 18 (0.66%) Nagios
16 13 (0.48%) Kibana
16 13 (0.48%) Salt
16 13 (0.48%) ZABBIX
17 10 (0.37%) Opsgenie
18 9 (0.33%) Marathon
Vendors
1 1,352 (49.78%) Google
2 296 (10.90%) Microsoft
3 151 (5.56%) Oracle
4 145 (5.34%) Tableau
5 112 (4.12%) VMware
6 80 (2.95%) Red Hat
7 78 (2.87%) IBM
8 54 (1.99%) Splunk
9 41 (1.51%) Cisco
10 32 (1.18%) Databricks
10 32 (1.18%) SAP
10 32 (1.18%) Talend
11 27 (0.99%) Cloudera
12 25 (0.92%) Hortonworks
12 25 (0.92%) Informatica
13 21 (0.77%) SaltStack
14 20 (0.74%) Palo Alto
15 19 (0.70%) Atlassian
15 19 (0.70%) Teradata
16 17 (0.63%) Rackspace