Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring GCP skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited GCP over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 87 45 45
Rank change year-on-year -42 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing GCP 2,912 4,990 13,072
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.91% 5.92% 7.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.78% 14.06% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,815 3,134 4,562
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +10.34%
75th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £100,000
90th Percentile £142,500 £130,000 £122,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +8.70%

All Cloud Skills
UK

GCP falls under the Cloud Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 33,184 35,503 85,965
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.19% 42.09% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24,471 25,887 42,528
10th Percentile £30,500 £33,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for GCP in the UK

GCP
Top 18 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 17 July 2024. 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 -42 2,542 £82,500 +3.13% 223
UK excluding London -68 1,407 £62,500 -3.85% 165
London -5 1,380 £102,500 +13.89% 94
Work from Home -37 1,182 £87,500 +9.38% 212
North of England -44 442 £67,500 +3.85% 49
South West -42 233 £62,500 -3.85% 14
North West -61 232 £65,000 - 31
South East -57 227 £60,000 -20.00% 44
Scotland -62 208 £66,500 +10.83% 22
Yorkshire -30 168 £63,750 -4.95% 15
Midlands -89 157 £67,500 +10.20% 21
West Midlands -83 95 £75,000 +25.00% 14
East of England -48 66 £55,000 -2.22% 16
East Midlands -41 61 £57,500 -17.86% 7
Wales -1 52 £50,000 -15.97% 7
North East -14 42 £75,000 +36.36% 3
Northern Ireland -13 16 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Isle of Man - 8 £46,500 -

GCP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 517 (17.75%) Apache Airflow
2 490 (16.83%) Apache
3 136 (4.67%) Apache Spark
4 51 (1.75%) Microsoft Exchange
5 31 (1.06%) Confluence
6 28 (0.96%) nginx
7 27 (0.93%) SharePoint
8 18 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 17 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.45%) IIS
11 7 (0.24%) Luigi
12 5 (0.17%) SAS
13 4 (0.14%) Apache Pulsar
14 3 (0.10%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.10%) CMS
15 1 (0.034%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.034%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.034%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.24%) Simulink
4 5 (0.17%) Trello
5 2 (0.069%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.069%) Sketch
6 1 (0.034%) Revit
6 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (1.55%) Ripple
2 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.034%) HFM
3 1 (0.034%) Magento
3 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.034%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.034%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.034%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.034%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,357 (80.94%) AWS
2 1,822 (62.57%) Azure
3 337 (11.57%) dbt
4 304 (10.44%) Snowflake
5 238 (8.17%) SaaS
6 180 (6.18%) GitHub
7 179 (6.15%) Microsoft 365
8 140 (4.81%) Azure DevOps
9 132 (4.53%) Amazon EKS
10 116 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
11 99 (3.40%) Serverless
12 97 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 88 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
14 87 (2.99%) Power Platform
15 86 (2.95%) GitHub Actions
16 82 (2.82%) PaaS
17 72 (2.47%) Amazon ECS
18 63 (2.16%) IaaS
19 55 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
20 47 (1.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 129 (4.43%) Firewall
2 85 (2.92%) WAN
3 67 (2.30%) VPN
4 62 (2.13%) LAN
5 48 (1.65%) DNS
6 47 (1.61%) Network Security
7 35 (1.20%) AMQP
8 32 (1.10%) SD-WAN
9 23 (0.79%) Wireless
10 21 (0.72%) TCP/IP
11 20 (0.69%) SAN
12 18 (0.62%) HTTP
12 18 (0.62%) VLAN
13 17 (0.58%) Ethernet
13 17 (0.58%) Kerberos
14 15 (0.52%) MQTT
15 13 (0.45%) VoIP
16 12 (0.41%) BGP
16 12 (0.41%) Broadband
16 12 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (16.83%) BigQuery
2 385 (13.22%) Apache Ignite
3 373 (12.81%) Looker
4 371 (12.74%) Data Lake
5 304 (10.44%) Amazon Athena
6 286 (9.82%) Dremio
7 266 (9.13%) Data Warehouse
8 259 (8.89%) Apache Arrow
9 179 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
10 138 (4.74%) Big Data
11 126 (4.33%) SQL Server
12 113 (3.88%) NoSQL
13 88 (3.02%) Relational Database
14 86 (2.95%) MySQL
15 82 (2.82%) Hadoop
16 75 (2.58%) Power BI
17 66 (2.27%) Tableau
18 56 (1.92%) MongoDB
19 53 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
20 48 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 204 (7.01%) Git
2 150 (5.15%) Jenkins
3 85 (2.92%) Cypress.io
4 82 (2.82%) GitLab
5 70 (2.40%) JIRA
6 45 (1.55%) CircleCI
7 38 (1.30%) Selenium
8 26 (0.89%) SonarQube
8 26 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 22 (0.76%) Spinnaker
10 16 (0.55%) Artifactory
10 16 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (0.55%) Terragrunt
11 15 (0.52%) Maven
12 13 (0.45%) PHPUnit
13 12 (0.41%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.38%) Visual Studio Code
15 9 (0.31%) Gradle
16 8 (0.27%) MLflow
17 7 (0.24%) Bitbucket
General
1 979 (33.62%) Finance
2 585 (20.09%) Banking
3 526 (18.06%) Social Skills
4 516 (17.72%) Front Office
5 473 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
6 263 (9.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 236 (8.10%) Investment Banking
8 201 (6.90%) Law
9 144 (4.95%) Retail
10 138 (4.74%) Legal
11 134 (4.60%) Presentation Skills
12 91 (3.13%) Public Sector
13 86 (2.95%) Financial Institution
14 73 (2.51%) Billing
15 68 (2.34%) Marketing
16 47 (1.61%) Retail Banking
17 45 (1.55%) Back Office
18 39 (1.34%) Aerospace
18 39 (1.34%) Telecoms
19 33 (1.13%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 715 (24.55%) Software Engineer
2 592 (20.33%) Architect
3 582 (19.99%) Developer
4 523 (17.96%) Senior
5 397 (13.63%) Data Engineer
6 388 (13.32%) Lead
7 345 (11.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 252 (8.65%) Python Engineer
9 232 (7.97%) Solutions Architect
10 227 (7.80%) Principal Engineer
11 218 (7.49%) Python Developer
12 205 (7.04%) Python Software Engineer
13 197 (6.77%) Platform Engineer
14 185 (6.35%) Principal Data Engineer
15 179 (6.15%) Lead Software Engineer
16 161 (5.53%) DevOps Engineer
17 157 (5.39%) Cloud Architect
18 151 (5.19%) Data Architect
18 151 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
19 148 (5.08%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (17.65%) React
2 444 (15.25%) gRPC
3 400 (13.74%) Protocol Buffers
4 314 (10.78%) Pandas
5 292 (10.03%) NumPy
6 283 (9.72%) SciPy
7 240 (8.24%) Redux
8 237 (8.14%) Node.js
9 209 (7.18%) AngularJS
10 173 (5.94%) PySpark
11 158 (5.43%) .NET
12 148 (5.08%) Material-UI
13 147 (5.05%) Kafka
14 145 (4.98%) Spring
15 138 (4.74%) REST
16 121 (4.16%) Vue
17 86 (2.95%) GraphQL
18 77 (2.64%) CSS
18 77 (2.64%) RESTful
19 71 (2.44%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 490 (16.83%) Fixed Income
2 403 (13.84%) Hedge funds
3 375 (12.88%) Equities
4 311 (10.68%) Derivative
5 304 (10.44%) Public Cloud
6 300 (10.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 288 (9.89%) Self-Motivation
8 210 (7.21%) Cloud Native
9 156 (5.36%) Product Ownership
10 108 (3.71%) Algorithms
11 96 (3.30%) PKI
12 89 (3.06%) Distributed Systems
13 70 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
13 70 (2.40%) Management Information System
14 62 (2.13%) Onboarding
15 58 (1.99%) Blockchain
16 56 (1.92%) Data Centre
17 52 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
18 49 (1.68%) Data Structures
19 47 (1.61%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 245 (8.41%) Linux
2 184 (6.32%) Windows
3 81 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 54 (1.85%) Ubuntu
5 41 (1.41%) CentOS
6 40 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 39 (1.34%) Debian
8 34 (1.17%) Unix
9 32 (1.10%) Android
10 18 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.55%) zOS
12 13 (0.45%) Solaris
13 9 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.21%) Mesosphere
14 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
15 4 (0.14%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.14%) VMS
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,462 (50.21%) Agile
2 1,077 (36.98%) Software Engineering
3 779 (26.75%) DevOps
4 730 (25.07%) Problem-Solving
5 607 (20.84%) Asset Management
6 577 (19.81%) CI/CD
7 574 (19.71%) Mentoring
8 504 (17.31%) Data Engineering
9 393 (13.50%) Platform Engineering
10 360 (12.36%) Analytics
11 345 (11.85%) Infrastructure as Code
12 344 (11.81%) Data Science
13 343 (11.78%) Investment Management
14 338 (11.61%) Data Pipeline
15 335 (11.50%) Machine Learning
16 333 (11.44%) ETL
17 332 (11.40%) Migration
18 322 (11.06%) Full Stack Development
19 302 (10.37%) Line Management
20 299 (10.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,214 (41.69%) Python
2 765 (26.27%) Java
3 675 (23.18%) JavaScript
4 606 (20.81%) SQL
5 591 (20.30%) TypeScript
6 160 (5.49%) C#
7 137 (4.70%) Go
7 137 (4.70%) Scala
8 98 (3.37%) Kotlin
9 89 (3.06%) Bash
10 83 (2.85%) PowerShell
11 67 (2.30%) PHP
12 48 (1.65%) Rust
13 41 (1.41%) R
14 39 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 36 (1.24%) C++
16 35 (1.20%) Ruby
17 30 (1.03%) Solidity
18 17 (0.58%) T-SQL
19 14 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 304 (10.44%) Degree
2 181 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 161 (5.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 130 (4.46%) SC Cleared
5 109 (3.74%) AWS Certification
6 81 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 66 (2.27%) Master's Degree
8 63 (2.16%) Azure Certification
9 57 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
10 49 (1.68%) CISSP
11 48 (1.65%) CCNA
12 37 (1.27%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
13 33 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (1.03%) CCNP
15 24 (0.82%) CRISC
16 23 (0.79%) CISM
17 22 (0.76%) MCITP
18 21 (0.72%) MCSE
19 19 (0.65%) CEH
20 17 (0.58%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (8.76%) GDPR
2 179 (6.15%) QA
3 148 (5.08%) Data Quality
4 47 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (1.27%) NIST
6 26 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 25 (0.86%) SLA
8 21 (0.72%) Accessibility
9 9 (0.31%) COBIT
9 9 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.27%) NCSC
11 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.24%) SOC 2
12 6 (0.21%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 3 (0.10%) GRC
15 3 (0.10%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.069%) IFRS
16 2 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 434 (14.90%) Docker
2 118 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 69 (2.37%) Hyper-V
5 46 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (1.03%) XenApp
7 29 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.55%) VMware NSX
9 13 (0.45%) vSphere
10 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.17%) HDFS
12 3 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.069%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.069%) KVM
13 2 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.069%) Varnish
14 1 (0.034%) Embedded Firmware
14 1 (0.034%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 517 (17.75%) Kubernetes
2 475 (16.31%) Terraform
3 207 (7.11%) Ansible
4 80 (2.75%) Puppet
5 63 (2.16%) Grafana
6 50 (1.72%) Prometheus
7 44 (1.51%) Progress Chef
8 29 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 27 (0.93%) SCCM
10 19 (0.65%) Istio
11 17 (0.58%) ZABBIX
12 15 (0.52%) FortiGate
12 15 (0.52%) Nagios
13 13 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 10 (0.34%) Packer
15 7 (0.24%) Argo
15 7 (0.24%) Opsgenie
15 7 (0.24%) VxRail
16 6 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
16 6 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,210 (41.55%) Google
2 380 (13.05%) Microsoft
3 136 (4.67%) VMware
4 108 (3.71%) Databricks
5 96 (3.30%) Cisco
6 75 (2.58%) Oracle
7 72 (2.47%) Bloomberg
8 60 (2.06%) Reuters
9 56 (1.92%) Red Hat
10 48 (1.65%) ServiceNow
11 44 (1.51%) Citrix
11 44 (1.51%) Dell
12 40 (1.37%) Alteryx
13 35 (1.20%) IBM
14 33 (1.13%) HP
15 29 (1.00%) SaltStack
16 25 (0.86%) Symantec
17 20 (0.69%) NetApp
17 20 (0.69%) Salesforce
18 19 (0.65%) Splunk