Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 921 1134 1281
Rank change year-on-year +213 +147 +33
Permanent jobs citing GCP 279 84 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.045% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.24% 0.34% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 224 81 8
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -10.71% +64.71%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £32,100
90th Percentile £93,750 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +75.00% -58.62%

GCP is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22514 24478 28091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.63% 12.97% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16841 19353 22197
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GCP in the UK

GCP
Top 15 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 19 November 2017. 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 +228 267 £65,000 +30.00% 15
London +99 160 £72,500 +45.00% 8
UK excluding London +142 116 £50,000 -4.76% 7
North of England +43 42 £50,000 -4.76% 2
South East +81 34 £57,500 -6.12% 1
North West +26 30 £52,500 -
South West - 15 £65,000 - 1
Midlands +45 11 £49,000 - 2
North East - 11 £50,000 -
East Midlands +40 8 £49,000 - 2
East of England +21 5 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Scotland - 5 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing GCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GCP.

1 275 (98.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 227 (81.36%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (44.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 121 (43.37%) DevOps
5 120 (43.01%) Python
6 117 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (41.22%) Docker
8 99 (35.48%) Linux
9 97 (34.77%) Kubernetes
10 94 (33.69%) Puppet
11 88 (31.54%) Jenkins
12 86 (30.82%) Java
13 80 (28.67%) Google
14 78 (27.96%) Opscode Chef
15 72 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (24.73%) Ansible
17 62 (22.22%) Microservices
18 61 (21.86%) NoSQL
19 60 (21.51%) Ruby
20 58 (20.79%) Software Engineering
20 58 (20.79%) SQL
21 55 (19.71%) JavaScript
22 53 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
23 50 (17.92%) Configuration Management
23 50 (17.92%) Big Data
24 49 (17.56%) MySQL
25 48 (17.20%) Finance
26 41 (14.70%) Go
27 40 (14.34%) Bash Shell
27 40 (14.34%) Web Services

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 37 (13.26%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (7.89%) Apache
3 21 (7.53%) OpenStack
4 20 (7.17%) IIS
5 15 (5.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (5.38%) CloudStack
6 14 (5.02%) Apache Solr
6 14 (5.02%) nginx
7 7 (2.51%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.15%) CMS
9 5 (1.79%) EPiServer
9 5 (1.79%) SAS
9 5 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.08%) Confluence
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 275 (98.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 227 (81.36%) Amazon AWS
3 123 (44.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (12.54%) GitHub
5 17 (6.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (6.09%) PaaS
6 16 (5.73%) IaaS
7 14 (5.02%) SaaS
8 13 (4.66%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (4.30%) Google App Engine
10 6 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.08%) Serverless
13 2 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.72%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.72%) Trello
14 1 (0.36%) CloudBees
14 1 (0.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 1 (0.36%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.38%) Firewall
3 12 (4.30%) VLAN
4 7 (2.51%) DNS
4 7 (2.51%) Internet
5 4 (1.43%) Network Security
6 2 (0.72%) HTTP
7 1 (0.36%) BGP
7 1 (0.36%) DHCP
7 1 (0.36%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.36%) OSPF
7 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.86%) NoSQL
2 50 (17.92%) Big Data
3 49 (17.56%) MySQL
4 30 (10.75%) MongoDB
5 27 (9.68%) Hadoop
6 26 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (8.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (7.53%) Redis
9 20 (7.17%) Relational Database
10 17 (6.09%) MariaDB
11 12 (4.30%) BigQuery
12 9 (3.23%) Bigtable
12 9 (3.23%) SQL Server
13 6 (2.15%) InfluxDB
14 5 (1.79%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.79%) Blockchain
14 5 (1.79%) Flink
15 3 (1.08%) HBase
16 2 (0.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 88 (31.54%) Jenkins
2 36 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (6.81%) Vagrant
5 18 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
6 15 (5.38%) Subversion
7 13 (4.66%) PHPUnit
8 12 (4.30%) Codeception
8 12 (4.30%) GitLab
9 11 (3.94%) Artifactory
9 11 (3.94%) Maven
9 11 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (3.58%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.87%) JIRA
12 5 (1.79%) GoCD
12 5 (1.79%) IBM UrbanCode
12 5 (1.79%) Psake
12 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.08%) git-flow
General
1 48 (17.20%) Finance
2 27 (9.68%) Marketing
3 19 (6.81%) Electronics
3 19 (6.81%) Manufacturing
3 19 (6.81%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.30%) Retail
5 11 (3.94%) Games
5 11 (3.94%) Publishing
6 9 (3.23%) Advertising
7 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.08%) Automotive
9 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.72%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (22.58%) Architect
2 62 (22.22%) Developer
3 59 (21.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (9.68%) Data Architect
5 23 (8.24%) Cloud Engineer
6 21 (7.53%) Consultant
6 21 (7.53%) Senior Architect
7 16 (5.73%) Cloud Architect
7 16 (5.73%) PHP Developer
7 16 (5.73%) Senior Data Architect
8 15 (5.38%) DevOps Consultant
9 14 (5.02%) AWS Architect
9 14 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.66%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 12 (4.30%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.30%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.94%) Analyst
12 11 (3.94%) Build Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.94%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.34%) Web Services
2 31 (11.11%) LAMP
3 25 (8.96%) AngularJS
4 24 (8.60%) Node.js
5 23 (8.24%) LEMP Stack
6 20 (7.17%) CSS
6 20 (7.17%) HTML
7 18 (6.45%) HTML5
7 18 (6.45%) RESTful
8 17 (6.09%) REST
9 16 (5.73%) React
10 15 (5.38%) LAPP Stack
11 14 (5.02%) Elastic Stack
12 13 (4.66%) Sass
13 12 (4.30%) Ext JS
13 12 (4.30%) jQuery
13 12 (4.30%) Ruby on Rails
13 12 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (3.94%) Spring
15 9 (3.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 24 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 21 (7.53%) Data Centre
4 14 (5.02%) Fintech
4 14 (5.02%) Private Cloud
5 12 (4.30%) Blog
5 12 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.58%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.23%) HoloLens
7 9 (3.23%) HTC Vive
7 9 (3.23%) Oculus Rift
8 8 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.87%) User Experience
9 7 (2.51%) Digital Media
9 7 (2.51%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (2.51%) Replication
10 6 (2.15%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.15%) Cloud Native
10 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 99 (35.48%) Linux
2 40 (14.34%) Windows
3 39 (13.98%) Unix
4 8 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.15%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.79%) CentOS
7 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.72%) Fedora
9 2 (0.72%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.37%) DevOps
2 117 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (22.22%) Microservices
5 58 (20.79%) Software Engineering
6 53 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
7 50 (17.92%) Configuration Management
8 32 (11.47%) Analytics
8 32 (11.47%) TDD
9 29 (10.39%) SDLC
10 25 (8.96%) Web Development
11 24 (8.60%) Data Architecture
11 24 (8.60%) Mentoring
12 20 (7.17%) Digital Marketing
12 20 (7.17%) ETL
13 19 (6.81%) Programme Management
14 18 (6.45%) BDD
14 18 (6.45%) Data Modelling
14 18 (6.45%) Data Security
15 17 (6.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 120 (43.01%) Python
2 86 (30.82%) Java
3 60 (21.51%) Ruby
4 58 (20.79%) SQL
5 55 (19.71%) JavaScript
6 41 (14.70%) Go
7 40 (14.34%) Bash Shell
8 33 (11.83%) Scala
9 31 (11.11%) PHP
10 11 (3.94%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.58%) Perl
12 8 (2.87%) C++
13 5 (1.79%) C
13 5 (1.79%) Clojure
13 5 (1.79%) Groovy
14 2 (0.72%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.72%) C#
14 2 (0.72%) Haskell
14 2 (0.72%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (7.53%) Degree
2 6 (2.15%) AWS Certification
3 4 (1.43%) CISSP
3 4 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.72%) CISM
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) CCNP
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.30%) GDPR
2 8 (2.87%) QA
3 6 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.43%) COBIT
4 4 (1.43%) GLP
4 4 (1.43%) GMP
4 4 (1.43%) GxP
4 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 115 (41.22%) Docker
2 14 (5.02%) Varnish
3 10 (3.58%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.23%) KVM
5 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.08%) HDFS
7 2 (0.72%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.36%) LXC
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 97 (34.77%) Kubernetes
2 94 (33.69%) Puppet
3 78 (27.96%) Opscode Chef
4 69 (24.73%) Ansible
5 27 (9.68%) Terraform
6 14 (5.02%) HAProxy
7 13 (4.66%) Nagios
8 12 (4.30%) Capistrano
8 12 (4.30%) Packer
9 7 (2.51%) Graphite
9 7 (2.51%) Graylog
9 7 (2.51%) logstash
9 7 (2.51%) ZABBIX
10 6 (2.15%) Consul
10 6 (2.15%) SCOM
11 5 (1.79%) Marathon
11 5 (1.79%) Rundeck
12 4 (1.43%) Salt
13 3 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (1.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 80 (28.67%) Google
2 22 (7.89%) SAP
3 19 (6.81%) SaltStack
4 18 (6.45%) Talend
5 11 (3.94%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.58%) Adobe
7 9 (3.23%) VMware
8 7 (2.51%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.15%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.79%) RedGate
10 5 (1.79%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.79%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.79%) Splunk
11 4 (1.43%) HP
11 4 (1.43%) IBM
11 4 (1.43%) Informatica
11 4 (1.43%) XebiaLabs
12 3 (1.08%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.08%) New Relic
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle