Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1012 1206 1290
Rank change year-on-year +194 +84 +12
Permanent jobs citing GCP 171 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.025% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.79% 0.19% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 135 49 7
UK median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £38,000 -
% change year-on-year +31.58% - -

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21555 26127 28080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.20% 13.19% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16117 20724 22058
UK median annual salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for GCP in the UK

GCP
Top 14 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 August 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 +168 163 £65,000 +30.00% 23
London +82 85 £75,000 +50.00% 6
UK excluding London +122 83 £50,000 +31.58% 17
North of England - 43 £50,000 - 6
North West - 32 £52,500 - 5
South East +86 17 £65,000 +71.05% 7
North East - 11 £50,000 - 1
South West - 10 £60,000 - 1
Midlands - 4 £53,750 -
East of England - 4 £42,500 - 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £53,750 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 164 (95.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 127 (74.27%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (46.20%) Docker
4 78 (45.61%) Python
5 77 (45.03%) DevOps
6 71 (41.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 66 (38.60%) Kubernetes
8 64 (37.43%) Linux
9 63 (36.84%) Puppet
10 56 (32.75%) Jenkins
11 52 (30.41%) Opscode Chef
12 51 (29.82%) Google
13 46 (26.90%) Ansible
14 45 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (25.15%) Java
16 37 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (19.88%) Configuration Management
17 34 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (18.71%) MySQL
19 31 (18.13%) Ruby
19 31 (18.13%) Elasticsearch
20 30 (17.54%) PHP
21 29 (16.96%) Finance
21 29 (16.96%) Hadoop
21 29 (16.96%) Microservices
21 29 (16.96%) Terraform
22 28 (16.37%) Big Data
23 27 (15.79%) GitHub
24 26 (15.20%) Bash Shell
24 26 (15.20%) 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 31 (18.13%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (11.70%) Apache
3 15 (8.77%) Apache Solr
3 15 (8.77%) OpenStack
4 14 (8.19%) Apache Spark
5 12 (7.02%) IIS
6 11 (6.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 11 (6.43%) CloudStack
6 11 (6.43%) nginx
7 7 (4.09%) SAS
8 6 (3.51%) Confluence
9 3 (1.75%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.75%) CMS
9 3 (1.75%) Drupal
9 3 (1.75%) WordPress
10 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 164 (95.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 127 (74.27%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (41.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (15.79%) GitHub
5 13 (7.60%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (7.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (7.02%) Google App Engine
7 6 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (2.34%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (2.34%) IaaS
9 3 (1.75%) PaaS
10 2 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.17%) Bluemix
10 2 (1.17%) Datadog
10 2 (1.17%) Trello
11 1 (0.58%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.58%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.09%) Firewall
3 5 (2.92%) Internet
4 4 (2.34%) VLAN
5 3 (1.75%) DNS
6 2 (1.17%) BGP
6 2 (1.17%) HTTP
6 2 (1.17%) MPLS
6 2 (1.17%) Network Security
6 2 (1.17%) OSPF
7 1 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.71%) MySQL
2 29 (16.96%) Hadoop
3 28 (16.37%) Big Data
4 26 (15.20%) NoSQL
5 19 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (9.94%) MongoDB
7 15 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (7.02%) MariaDB
9 11 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (6.43%) Redis
10 7 (4.09%) Relational Database
11 6 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (3.51%) BigQuery
12 5 (2.92%) Apache Hive
13 4 (2.34%) Bigtable
13 4 (2.34%) CouchDB
13 4 (2.34%) Flink
13 4 (2.34%) HBase
13 4 (2.34%) IBM BigInsights
13 4 (2.34%) Presto
Development Applications
1 56 (32.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 18 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.94%) Vagrant
5 12 (7.02%) Codeception
5 12 (7.02%) GitLab
5 12 (7.02%) PHPUnit
6 11 (6.43%) Artifactory
6 11 (6.43%) Maven
7 8 (4.68%) JIRA
8 7 (4.09%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (2.92%) Subversion
10 3 (1.75%) git-flow
10 3 (1.75%) Selenium
10 3 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.17%) Codeship
11 2 (1.17%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.17%) Xcode
12 1 (0.58%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (16.96%) Finance
2 21 (12.28%) Marketing
3 18 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 17 (9.94%) Electronics
4 17 (9.94%) Telecoms
5 10 (5.85%) Retail
6 9 (5.26%) Advertising
7 5 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.75%) Publishing
9 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (24.56%) Architect
2 41 (23.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (21.05%) Developer
4 20 (11.70%) Data Architect
5 14 (8.19%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (8.19%) PHP Developer
6 12 (7.02%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.43%) Analyst
7 11 (6.43%) Build Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Data Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Lead DevOps
7 11 (6.43%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) WebOps Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.85%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.85%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.26%) AWS Architect
9 9 (5.26%) Azure Architect
9 9 (5.26%) Head of DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.45%) LAMP
2 18 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 17 (9.94%) Web Services
4 15 (8.77%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (7.02%) CSS
5 12 (7.02%) Ext JS
5 12 (7.02%) HTML
5 12 (7.02%) HTML5
5 12 (7.02%) jQuery
5 12 (7.02%) Sass
5 12 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (6.43%) LAPP Stack
7 10 (5.85%) REST
8 9 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
9 8 (4.68%) Node.js
10 5 (2.92%) PySpark
10 5 (2.92%) Sensu
11 4 (2.34%) OAuth
11 4 (2.34%) OpenVZ
11 4 (2.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) Public Cloud
2 11 (6.43%) Blog
2 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.43%) Private Cloud
3 10 (5.85%) HoloLens
3 10 (5.85%) HTC Vive
3 10 (5.85%) Oculus Rift
4 8 (4.68%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.09%) Data Structures
5 7 (4.09%) Digital Media
5 7 (4.09%) Replication
6 6 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.92%) Fintech
7 5 (2.92%) iPad
8 4 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.34%) PKI
8 4 (2.34%) Social Media
8 4 (2.34%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (37.43%) Linux
2 23 (13.45%) Unix
2 23 (13.45%) Windows
3 4 (2.34%) CentOS
4 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.17%) CoreOS
5 2 (1.17%) Fedora
5 2 (1.17%) FreeBSD
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (45.03%) DevOps
2 45 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (19.88%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (19.88%) Configuration Management
5 29 (16.96%) Microservices
6 22 (12.87%) Software Engineering
7 19 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 18 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (9.94%) Data Architecture
9 17 (9.94%) Programme Management
9 17 (9.94%) TOGAF
9 17 (9.94%) Web Development
10 16 (9.36%) Machine Learning
11 15 (8.77%) Analytics
12 14 (8.19%) E-Commerce
12 14 (8.19%) TDD
13 13 (7.60%) Data Management
13 13 (7.60%) OO
14 12 (7.02%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.61%) Python
2 43 (25.15%) Java
3 31 (18.13%) Ruby
4 30 (17.54%) PHP
5 26 (15.20%) Bash Shell
5 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
6 20 (11.70%) Go
6 20 (11.70%) SQL
7 15 (8.77%) Scala
8 9 (5.26%) Perl
9 7 (4.09%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.34%) C#
11 3 (1.75%) C++
11 3 (1.75%) GraphQL
12 2 (1.17%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.58%) C
13 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.34%) CISSP
4 2 (1.17%) CCNA
4 2 (1.17%) CCNP
4 2 (1.17%) CCSP
4 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) COBIT
1 4 (2.34%) GLP
1 4 (2.34%) GMP
1 4 (2.34%) GxP
2 3 (1.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.17%) GDPR
3 2 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 79 (46.20%) Docker
2 11 (6.43%) Varnish
3 7 (4.09%) HDFS
4 5 (2.92%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.75%) KVM
6 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.17%) LXC
7 2 (1.17%) OpenAM
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 66 (38.60%) Kubernetes
2 63 (36.84%) Puppet
3 52 (30.41%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (26.90%) Ansible
5 29 (16.96%) Terraform
6 14 (8.19%) Capistrano
7 13 (7.60%) Packer
8 12 (7.02%) Nagios
9 11 (6.43%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.92%) Graphite
11 4 (2.34%) Graylog
11 4 (2.34%) logstash
11 4 (2.34%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.17%) Consul
12 2 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (1.17%) Mesos
12 2 (1.17%) Oozie
12 2 (1.17%) Pingdom
12 2 (1.17%) Salt
13 1 (0.58%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 51 (29.82%) Google
2 23 (13.45%) SAP
3 17 (9.94%) SaltStack
4 14 (8.19%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.68%) Oracle
6 7 (4.09%) Talend
7 5 (2.92%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.34%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.34%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.34%) HP
8 4 (2.34%) IBM
8 4 (2.34%) MapR
8 4 (2.34%) XebiaLabs
9 3 (1.75%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.75%) Informatica
9 3 (1.75%) Netezza
9 3 (1.75%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.75%) Tableau
9 3 (1.75%) Teradata
9 3 (1.75%) VMware