Period
to 15 September 2019

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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 238 464
Rank change year-on-year +124 +226 +317
Permanent jobs citing GCP 4,125 2,387 1,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.95% 1.43% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.51% 5.86% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,178 1,865 965
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +13.04%
10th Percentile £39,175 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +16.67%

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 43,387 40,713 32,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.00% 24.41% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35,315 32,943 26,933
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 15 September 2019.

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 15 September 2019. 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 +125 3,846 £70,000 +7.69% 601
London +115 2,329 £77,500 +6.90% 365
UK excluding London +150 1,713 £55,000 -4.35% 259
South East +173 456 £60,000 -4.00% 53
North of England +66 392 £60,000 +20.00% 75
North West +61 251 £60,000 +20.00% 52
South West +108 248 £55,000 +2.33% 50
Midlands +91 207 £55,000 -12.00% 29
Scotland +87 201 £55,000 +15.79% 15
East of England +116 178 £52,500 -16.00% 29
Yorkshire +23 126 £55,000 +10.00% 18
West Midlands +83 120 £55,000 - 19
East Midlands +33 86 £55,000 -26.67% 10
Wales +22 33 £43,000 -28.33% 5
North East +22 15 £42,000 -11.58% 5
Northern Ireland -13 1 £52,500 +13.51% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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 3,198 (77.53%) AWS
2 2,639 (63.98%) Azure
3 2,407 (58.35%) Google
4 1,840 (44.61%) DevOps
5 1,782 (43.20%) Python
6 1,558 (37.77%) Docker
7 1,507 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
8 1,474 (35.73%) Kubernetes
9 1,260 (30.55%) Linux
10 1,245 (30.18%) Java
11 926 (22.45%) Terraform
12 893 (21.65%) Ansible
13 839 (20.34%) Jenkins
14 829 (20.10%) JavaScript
15 828 (20.07%) Software Engineering
16 804 (19.49%) SQL
17 796 (19.30%) Microservices
18 710 (17.21%) Puppet
19 708 (17.16%) Finance
20 698 (16.92%) Git (software)
21 681 (16.51%) Opscode Chef
22 625 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
23 604 (14.64%) Bash Shell
24 556 (13.48%) Node.js
25 549 (13.31%) Scrum
26 539 (13.07%) Big Data
27 531 (12.87%) Windows
28 494 (11.98%) Microsoft
29 486 (11.78%) Analytics
30 472 (11.44%) Machine Learning

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
1 374 (9.07%) Apache Spark
2 239 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
3 149 (3.61%) OpenStack
4 129 (3.13%) Apache
5 96 (2.33%) Confluence
6 84 (2.04%) nginx
7 81 (1.96%) Apache Pig
8 75 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 62 (1.50%) Apache Solr
10 51 (1.24%) Tomcat
11 47 (1.14%) Apache Airflow
12 41 (0.99%) CMS
12 41 (0.99%) WebSphere
13 33 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
13 33 (0.80%) WordPress
14 30 (0.73%) SharePoint
15 28 (0.68%) Drupal
16 27 (0.65%) IIS
17 22 (0.53%) SAS
18 17 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 16 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.34%) SPSS
3 11 (0.27%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
6 6 (0.15%) Maya
6 6 (0.15%) MODO
6 6 (0.15%) NUKE
7 4 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.048%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.048%) HipChat
8 2 (0.048%) InDesign
9 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.024%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 27 (0.65%) Magento
2 24 (0.58%) SAP Hybris
3 16 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
4 8 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
5 7 (0.17%) Fredhopper
6 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.073%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.073%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.073%) RMDS
7 3 (0.073%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.048%) HFM
8 2 (0.048%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.048%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.024%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.024%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.024%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3,198 (77.53%) AWS
2 2,639 (63.98%) Azure
3 325 (7.88%) SaaS
4 259 (6.28%) Cloud Computing
5 218 (5.28%) PaaS
6 211 (5.12%) Serverless
7 209 (5.07%) IaaS
8 193 (4.68%) GitHub
9 192 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 115 (2.79%) IBM Cloud
11 96 (2.33%) OpenShift
12 86 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
13 80 (1.94%) Office 365
14 77 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
15 72 (1.75%) Power Platform
16 57 (1.38%) G Suite
17 50 (1.21%) Azure Stack
18 49 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
18 49 (1.19%) Amazon S3
19 47 (1.14%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 203 (4.92%) Firewall
2 135 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 107 (2.59%) DNS
4 89 (2.16%) Internet
5 71 (1.72%) VPN
6 65 (1.58%) Network Security
7 51 (1.24%) HTTP
8 45 (1.09%) WAN
9 44 (1.07%) HTTPS
10 29 (0.70%) LAN
11 28 (0.68%) Skype
12 25 (0.61%) VLAN
13 24 (0.58%) DHCP
14 22 (0.53%) VoIP
15 18 (0.44%) FTP
16 16 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (0.32%) Wireless
18 12 (0.29%) SAN
19 10 (0.24%) Unified Communications
20 9 (0.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 539 (13.07%) Big Data
2 408 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 361 (8.75%) MySQL
4 326 (7.90%) Hadoop
5 322 (7.81%) BigQuery
6 316 (7.66%) PostgreSQL
7 267 (6.47%) SQL Server
8 250 (6.06%) MongoDB
9 242 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
10 199 (4.82%) Relational Database
11 167 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
12 141 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 138 (3.35%) Apache Hive
14 99 (2.40%) HBase
15 95 (2.30%) Redis
16 70 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 67 (1.62%) Flink
17 67 (1.62%) Power BI
18 64 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 61 (1.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 839 (20.34%) Jenkins
2 698 (16.92%) Git (software)
3 366 (8.87%) JIRA
4 239 (5.79%) TeamCity
5 227 (5.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 158 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 157 (3.81%) Selenium
8 154 (3.73%) GitLab
9 143 (3.47%) Subversion
10 142 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 127 (3.08%) Bitbucket
12 112 (2.72%) Travis CI
13 109 (2.64%) Maven
14 98 (2.38%) GoCD
15 95 (2.30%) CircleCI
16 93 (2.25%) IBM UrbanCode
17 92 (2.23%) Cucumber
18 83 (2.01%) Vagrant
19 70 (1.70%) git-flow
20 69 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 708 (17.16%) Finance
2 368 (8.92%) Retail
3 318 (7.71%) Banking
4 206 (4.99%) Marketing
5 159 (3.85%) Law
6 109 (2.64%) Games
7 92 (2.23%) Public Sector
8 91 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 84 (2.04%) Telecoms
10 76 (1.84%) Advertising
11 59 (1.43%) Automotive
12 58 (1.41%) Front Office
13 41 (0.99%) Electronics
14 28 (0.68%) Publishing
15 27 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
16 21 (0.51%) Legal
17 20 (0.48%) Financial Institution
18 18 (0.44%) Back Office
18 18 (0.44%) German Language
18 18 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 930 (22.55%) Developer
2 753 (18.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 457 (11.08%) Architect
4 381 (9.24%) Cloud Engineer
5 354 (8.58%) Software Engineer
6 317 (7.68%) Consultant
7 280 (6.79%) Data Engineer
8 251 (6.08%) Senior Developer
9 213 (5.16%) Java Developer
9 213 (5.16%) Senior DevOps
10 211 (5.12%) AWS Engineer
11 186 (4.51%) Cloud Architect
12 161 (3.90%) Python Engineer
13 159 (3.85%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 158 (3.83%) AWS DevOps
15 146 (3.54%) Python Developer
16 141 (3.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 128 (3.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 108 (2.62%) Junior
18 108 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (13.48%) Node.js
2 447 (10.84%) React
3 422 (10.23%) AngularJS
4 420 (10.18%) .NET
5 379 (9.19%) Web Services
6 367 (8.90%) HTML
7 358 (8.68%) Kafka
8 297 (7.20%) CSS
9 275 (6.67%) RESTful
10 257 (6.23%) Spring
11 251 (6.08%) REST
12 200 (4.85%) HTML5
13 184 (4.46%) Elastic Stack
14 162 (3.93%) Vue.js
15 161 (3.90%) ASP.NET
16 155 (3.76%) Spring Boot
17 147 (3.56%) .NET Core
18 98 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
19 97 (2.35%) Django
20 94 (2.28%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 405 (9.82%) Public Cloud
2 296 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 200 (4.85%) Cloud Native
4 179 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
5 140 (3.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 134 (3.25%) Algorithms
7 127 (3.08%) User Experience
8 106 (2.57%) Mobile App
9 99 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
10 94 (2.28%) Data Centre
11 73 (1.77%) Management Information System
12 65 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
12 65 (1.58%) Virtual Team
13 57 (1.38%) Data Structures
14 45 (1.09%) Blog
15 44 (1.07%) Private Cloud
16 41 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
17 40 (0.97%) Robotics
18 37 (0.90%) PlayStation
18 37 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,260 (30.55%) Linux
2 531 (12.87%) Windows
3 329 (7.98%) Unix
4 131 (3.18%) CentOS
5 113 (2.74%) Android
6 109 (2.64%) Apple iOS
7 103 (2.50%) Windows Server
8 94 (2.28%) Ubuntu
9 51 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (0.78%) Mesosphere
11 25 (0.61%) CoreOS
11 25 (0.61%) Debian
12 22 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.36%) Kali Linux
14 12 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.24%) VMS
16 9 (0.22%) Fedora
16 9 (0.22%) Solaris
16 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,840 (44.61%) DevOps
2 1,507 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
3 828 (20.07%) Software Engineering
4 796 (19.30%) Microservices
5 625 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 549 (13.31%) Scrum
7 486 (11.78%) Analytics
8 472 (11.44%) Machine Learning
9 438 (10.62%) TDD
10 398 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
11 394 (9.55%) Data Science
11 394 (9.55%) Test Automation
12 389 (9.43%) Configuration Management
13 388 (9.41%) Infrastructure as Code
14 384 (9.31%) Open Source
15 372 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
16 355 (8.61%) Artificial Intelligence
17 347 (8.41%) Migration
18 326 (7.90%) Mentoring
19 308 (7.47%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,782 (43.20%) Python
2 1,245 (30.18%) Java
3 829 (20.10%) JavaScript
4 804 (19.49%) SQL
5 604 (14.64%) Bash Shell
6 461 (11.18%) Go
7 456 (11.05%) C#
8 351 (8.51%) Ruby
9 297 (7.20%) PowerShell
10 284 (6.88%) Scala
11 239 (5.79%) C++
12 187 (4.53%) PHP
13 165 (4.00%) TypeScript
14 126 (3.05%) Perl
15 120 (2.91%) R
16 107 (2.59%) Java 8
17 103 (2.50%) C
18 87 (2.11%) Groovy
19 72 (1.75%) Shell Script
20 65 (1.58%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 440 (10.67%) Degree
2 131 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 121 (2.93%) CISSP
4 75 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (1.31%) AWS Certification
7 52 (1.26%) CISM
8 49 (1.19%) Master's Degree
9 47 (1.14%) GIAC
9 47 (1.14%) MCSE
10 45 (1.09%) PhD
11 44 (1.07%) Security Cleared
12 42 (1.02%) CCNA
13 40 (0.97%) SANS
14 38 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
14 38 (0.92%) Linux+ Certification
14 38 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
14 38 (0.92%) SSCP
15 28 (0.68%) CISA
16 24 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (4.12%) QA
2 69 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (1.24%) GDPR
4 38 (0.92%) Data Quality
5 36 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 32 (0.78%) NIST
7 18 (0.44%) SLA
8 16 (0.39%) COBIT
9 14 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.19%) ISO 22301
10 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.15%) ISO 31000
12 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.12%) PMO
14 4 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
14 4 (0.097%) NCSC
15 3 (0.073%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,558 (37.77%) Docker
2 121 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 84 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 60 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 29 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (0.70%) VirtualBox
6 29 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (0.68%) vSphere
8 20 (0.48%) HDFS
9 19 (0.46%) Varnish
10 14 (0.34%) Apache Flume
11 13 (0.32%) Xen
12 12 (0.29%) pfSense
13 10 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 8 (0.19%) vCloud
15 7 (0.17%) etcd
16 6 (0.15%) iptables
16 6 (0.15%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,474 (35.73%) Kubernetes
2 926 (22.45%) Terraform
3 893 (21.65%) Ansible
4 710 (17.21%) Puppet
5 681 (16.51%) Opscode Chef
6 144 (3.49%) Prometheus
7 130 (3.15%) Consul
8 122 (2.96%) Salt
9 120 (2.91%) Docker Swarm
10 114 (2.76%) Packer
11 80 (1.94%) Nagios
12 74 (1.79%) Graphite
13 66 (1.60%) Grafana
14 62 (1.50%) Rancher
15 59 (1.43%) Kibana
16 58 (1.41%) Oozie
17 57 (1.38%) Automic
18 50 (1.21%) Rundeck
19 40 (0.97%) ZABBIX
20 37 (0.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2,407 (58.35%) Google
2 494 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 230 (5.58%) VMware
4 210 (5.09%) Oracle
5 198 (4.80%) Tableau
6 192 (4.65%) Splunk
7 168 (4.07%) IBM
8 96 (2.33%) Cloudera
9 93 (2.25%) ServiceNow
10 84 (2.04%) SAP
11 81 (1.96%) Cisco
12 67 (1.62%) Red Hat
13 65 (1.58%) Rackspace
14 61 (1.48%) Talend
15 60 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
16 51 (1.24%) hybris
16 51 (1.24%) RedGate
17 50 (1.21%) Delphix
18 48 (1.16%) Adobe
18 48 (1.16%) Informatica