Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 143 321
Rank change year-on-year +51 +178 +205
Permanent jobs citing GCP 3,703 3,713 1,802
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.20% 2.49% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.22% 9.02% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,164 3,214 1,545
Median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,150 £37,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £107,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 40,173 41,170 40,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.71% 27.59% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32,653 32,870 33,263
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,557 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.12% +5.56% -

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 +48 3,493 £75,000 +7.14% 492
London +34 2,389 £82,500 +10.00% 297
UK excluding London +52 1,251 £60,000 - 213
North of England +46 349 £55,000 -8.33% 71
South East +38 249 £65,000 +4.00% 41
Work from Home -21 231 £80,000 +14.29% 41
North West +29 199 £60,000 - 36
Midlands +89 185 £60,000 - 27
East of England +52 151 £57,500 +4.55% 40
South West -4 144 £52,500 - 16
Yorkshire +55 127 £55,000 -8.33% 25
Scotland +22 123 £55,000 -12.00% 8
West Midlands +66 119 £55,000 -10.20% 12
East Midlands +54 65 £75,000 +25.00% 15
Wales +6 44 £48,000 -8.57% 6
North East -1 23 £52,243 -16.41% 10
Northern Ireland +20 7 £45,500 +7.06% 4

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 3,009 (81.26%) AWS
2 2,457 (66.35%) Azure
3 1,956 (52.82%) Google
4 1,597 (43.13%) Python
5 1,508 (40.72%) DevOps
6 1,490 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
7 1,312 (35.43%) Kubernetes
8 1,251 (33.78%) Docker
9 1,220 (32.95%) Java
10 999 (26.98%) Finance
11 937 (25.30%) JavaScript
12 896 (24.20%) Software Engineering
13 796 (21.50%) Terraform
14 748 (20.20%) Linux
15 705 (19.04%) Node.js
16 694 (18.74%) SQL
17 690 (18.63%) Microservices
18 658 (17.77%) Ansible
19 575 (15.53%) Web Services
20 574 (15.50%) React
21 539 (14.56%) Analytics
22 529 (14.29%) Jenkins
23 474 (12.80%) C#
24 472 (12.75%) Banking
25 452 (12.21%) Public Cloud
26 451 (12.18%) AngularJS
27 448 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
28 445 (12.02%) Machine Learning
29 441 (11.91%) Scrum
30 432 (11.67%) NoSQL

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
1 360 (9.72%) Apache Spark
2 107 (2.89%) Apache Airflow
2 107 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 99 (2.67%) Apache
4 77 (2.08%) Confluence
5 62 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 51 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 48 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 38 (1.03%) Luigi
9 37 (1.00%) CMS
9 37 (1.00%) nginx
10 27 (0.73%) WordPress
11 25 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 14 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (0.32%) Jupyter
15 11 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.30%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
16 10 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.22%) Gliffy
5 3 (0.081%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.027%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 26 (0.70%) FINCAD Analytics
2 10 (0.27%) HFM
2 10 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
3 9 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
4 8 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.19%) Magento
6 3 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.081%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.081%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.081%) Tesseract
7 2 (0.054%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.054%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.054%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.054%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.054%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.054%) SimCorp Dimension
7 2 (0.054%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3,009 (81.26%) AWS
2 2,457 (66.35%) Azure
3 245 (6.62%) Serverless
4 211 (5.70%) SaaS
5 191 (5.16%) PaaS
6 176 (4.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 160 (4.32%) IaaS
8 149 (4.02%) OpenShift
9 148 (4.00%) GitHub
10 136 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
11 117 (3.16%) Amazon ECS
12 97 (2.62%) Office 365
13 88 (2.38%) Power Platform
14 81 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
15 80 (2.16%) Amazon S3
16 77 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
17 70 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
18 68 (1.84%) G Suite
19 67 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
20 54 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 140 (3.78%) Firewall
2 57 (1.54%) DNS
2 57 (1.54%) WAN
3 56 (1.51%) Network Security
4 54 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 52 (1.40%) VPN
6 42 (1.13%) LAN
7 31 (0.84%) Internet
8 30 (0.81%) SAN
9 24 (0.65%) HTTP
10 23 (0.62%) DMZ
10 23 (0.62%) Skype
11 22 (0.59%) VoIP
12 20 (0.54%) DHCP
13 13 (0.35%) BGP
13 13 (0.35%) IPsec
13 13 (0.35%) PBX
14 12 (0.32%) OSPF
14 12 (0.32%) SSH
14 12 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (11.67%) NoSQL
2 427 (11.53%) Big Data
3 289 (7.80%) Hadoop
4 266 (7.18%) SQL Server
5 263 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
6 253 (6.83%) BigQuery
7 216 (5.83%) Amazon Redshift
8 205 (5.54%) MySQL
9 199 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
10 159 (4.29%) Relational Database
11 142 (3.83%) MongoDB
12 113 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 108 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 91 (2.46%) Amazon Athena
15 88 (2.38%) Power BI
16 83 (2.24%) Data Lake
17 80 (2.16%) Apache Hive
18 79 (2.13%) Snowflake Schema
19 66 (1.78%) Redis
20 65 (1.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 529 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 427 (11.53%) Git (software)
3 173 (4.67%) JIRA
4 139 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 111 (3.00%) GitLab
6 99 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 84 (2.27%) Selenium
8 80 (2.16%) Maven
9 72 (1.94%) Artifactory
10 70 (1.89%) Bitbucket
11 60 (1.62%) Vagrant
12 50 (1.35%) Cucumber
13 46 (1.24%) RStudio
14 44 (1.19%) webpack
15 43 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
16 41 (1.11%) CircleCI
17 40 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
18 34 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
19 30 (0.81%) Gradle
19 30 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 999 (26.98%) Finance
2 472 (12.75%) Banking
3 291 (7.86%) Front Office
4 219 (5.91%) Retail
5 179 (4.83%) Investment Banking
6 109 (2.94%) Marketing
7 95 (2.57%) Public Sector
8 87 (2.35%) Games
9 66 (1.78%) Law
10 54 (1.46%) Telecoms
11 52 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 47 (1.27%) Automotive
13 46 (1.24%) Legal
14 35 (0.95%) Financial Institution
15 31 (0.84%) Publishing
16 22 (0.59%) Advertising
17 18 (0.49%) Electronics
18 15 (0.41%) Billing
18 15 (0.41%) Digital Economy
19 8 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 821 (22.17%) Developer
2 574 (15.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 508 (13.72%) Architect
4 320 (8.64%) Data Engineer
5 310 (8.37%) Software Engineer
6 240 (6.48%) Cloud Engineer
7 213 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
8 210 (5.67%) Cloud Architect
9 194 (5.24%) Senior Developer
10 187 (5.05%) Java Developer
11 154 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
12 139 (3.75%) Consultant
13 122 (3.29%) Full Stack Developer
14 119 (3.21%) Software Developer
15 117 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
16 112 (3.02%) Java Engineer
17 110 (2.97%) Python Engineer
18 108 (2.92%) Front Office Developer
19 107 (2.89%) Senior DevOps
20 103 (2.78%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 705 (19.04%) Node.js
2 575 (15.53%) Web Services
3 574 (15.50%) React
4 451 (12.18%) AngularJS
5 376 (10.15%) .NET
6 303 (8.18%) Kafka
7 250 (6.75%) Vue.js
8 238 (6.43%) HTML
9 230 (6.21%) CSS
10 185 (5.00%) REST
11 177 (4.78%) J2EE
12 166 (4.48%) Spring
13 155 (4.19%) RESTful
14 110 (2.97%) ASP.NET
15 109 (2.94%) Spring Boot
16 107 (2.89%) Redux
17 106 (2.86%) .NET Core
18 101 (2.73%) HTML5
19 95 (2.57%) Elastic Stack
20 94 (2.54%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 452 (12.21%) Public Cloud
2 317 (8.56%) Hedge funds
3 284 (7.67%) Fixed Income
4 280 (7.56%) Equities
5 277 (7.48%) Derivative
6 262 (7.08%) Cloud Native
7 251 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
8 200 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
9 191 (5.16%) Blog
10 186 (5.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 142 (3.83%) User Experience
12 113 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 108 (2.92%) Equity Derivative
14 103 (2.78%) Data Centre
15 99 (2.67%) Algorithms
16 79 (2.13%) Mobile App
17 71 (1.92%) Data Structures
18 63 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
19 59 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
20 58 (1.57%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 748 (20.20%) Linux
2 302 (8.16%) Windows
3 84 (2.27%) Unix
4 75 (2.03%) CentOS
5 71 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 64 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 53 (1.43%) Android
9 29 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.46%) Debian
11 15 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
13 10 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
14 9 (0.24%) Kali Linux
15 6 (0.16%) Mesosphere
15 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.11%) CoreOS
18 3 (0.081%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,508 (40.72%) DevOps
2 1,490 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
3 896 (24.20%) Software Engineering
4 690 (18.63%) Microservices
5 539 (14.56%) Analytics
6 448 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
7 445 (12.02%) Machine Learning
8 441 (11.91%) Scrum
9 426 (11.50%) Open Source
10 414 (11.18%) Artificial Intelligence
11 394 (10.64%) Migration
12 386 (10.42%) Data Science
13 325 (8.78%) Asset Management
14 314 (8.48%) Decision-Making
15 306 (8.26%) Fintech
15 306 (8.26%) TDD
16 302 (8.16%) Investment Management
17 296 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
18 293 (7.91%) Mentoring
19 290 (7.83%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 1,597 (43.13%) Python
2 1,220 (32.95%) Java
3 937 (25.30%) JavaScript
4 694 (18.74%) SQL
5 474 (12.80%) C#
6 349 (9.42%) Go
7 311 (8.40%) Scala
8 306 (8.26%) Bash Shell
9 272 (7.35%) C++
10 210 (5.67%) Ruby
11 193 (5.21%) TypeScript
12 189 (5.10%) PowerShell
13 137 (3.70%) R
14 131 (3.54%) PHP
15 94 (2.54%) Kotlin
16 87 (2.35%) C
17 76 (2.05%) Perl
18 62 (1.67%) Java 8
19 46 (1.24%) Groovy
20 41 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 314 (8.48%) Degree
2 141 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (1.35%) PhD
4 49 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (1.24%) AWS Certification
6 44 (1.19%) Security Cleared
7 30 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 28 (0.76%) Master's Degree
9 27 (0.73%) CISSP
10 20 (0.54%) CCNP
10 20 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (0.49%) RHCE
12 17 (0.46%) CCNA
13 16 (0.43%) MCSE
14 12 (0.32%) SANS
15 11 (0.30%) CCIE
16 10 (0.27%) CISM
16 10 (0.27%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.27%) MBA
17 9 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (3.19%) QA
2 45 (1.22%) GDPR
3 37 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.68%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.59%) SLA
6 21 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.22%) NIST
8 7 (0.19%) ISO 31000
9 6 (0.16%) MISRA
10 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.11%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.081%) PMO
12 2 (0.054%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.054%) COBIT
12 2 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.027%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.027%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.027%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.027%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,251 (33.78%) Docker
2 102 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (1.78%) Active Directory
4 56 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 49 (1.32%) VirtualBox
6 34 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.54%) Firmware
8 13 (0.35%) Xen
9 10 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 9 (0.24%) vSphere
11 8 (0.22%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.16%) etcd
12 6 (0.16%) HDFS
12 6 (0.16%) Snort
13 5 (0.14%) Varnish
14 4 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.11%) OpenIDM
14 4 (0.11%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,312 (35.43%) Kubernetes
2 796 (21.50%) Terraform
3 658 (17.77%) Ansible
4 369 (9.96%) Puppet
5 298 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
6 100 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
7 83 (2.24%) Grafana
8 77 (2.08%) Packer
9 75 (2.03%) Prometheus
10 49 (1.32%) Consul
11 44 (1.19%) Istio
12 33 (0.89%) Graphite
13 32 (0.86%) Mesos
13 32 (0.86%) Salt
14 27 (0.73%) Nagios
15 24 (0.65%) Rancher
16 22 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
16 22 (0.59%) ZABBIX
17 18 (0.49%) Kibana
18 16 (0.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,956 (52.82%) Google
2 342 (9.24%) Microsoft
3 171 (4.62%) Tableau
4 160 (4.32%) Oracle
5 145 (3.92%) VMware
6 99 (2.67%) IBM
7 91 (2.46%) Red Hat
8 85 (2.30%) Splunk
9 61 (1.65%) Cisco
10 50 (1.35%) Talend
11 48 (1.30%) Hortonworks
12 47 (1.27%) Cloudera
13 45 (1.22%) Informatica
14 36 (0.97%) Databricks
14 36 (0.97%) SAP
15 34 (0.92%) Teradata
16 32 (0.86%) Atlassian
17 31 (0.84%) New Relic
18 30 (0.81%) SaltStack
19 26 (0.70%) Salesforce.com