Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 455 749
Rank change year-on-year +222 +294 +115
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 2,399 1,161 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.17% 3.68% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,877 966 474
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,900
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% +5.88%

Google Cloud Platform 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 38,913 31,565 24,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.37% 17.86% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31,444 25,973 20,554
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,075
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in the UK

Google Cloud Platform
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform.

Salary trend for Google Cloud Platform in the UK

Google Cloud Platform
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Google Cloud Platform in the UK

Google Cloud Platform
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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 +212 2,268 £65,000 - 436
London +189 1,417 £72,500 +3.57% 266
UK excluding London +181 938 £57,500 +9.52% 191
North of England +42 279 £50,000 -4.76% 54
South East +112 205 £62,500 +13.64% 45
North West +13 165 £50,000 -7.41% 31
Midlands +138 129 £62,500 +25.00% 24
East of England +92 113 £62,500 +31.58% 18
South West +45 102 £57,500 -8.00% 29
Yorkshire +52 98 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Scotland +66 85 £47,500 -32.14% 12
East Midlands +75 74 £75,000 +7.14% 10
West Midlands +73 55 £56,250 +12.50% 14
Wales +30 23 £60,000 +14.29% 5
North East -15 15 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Northern Ireland -5 2 £46,250 -2.63% 4

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 Google Cloud Platform.

1 2,004 (83.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1,795 (74.82%) Google
3 1,580 (65.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,228 (51.19%) DevOps
5 1,065 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
6 1,006 (41.93%) Docker
7 991 (41.31%) Python
8 798 (33.26%) Linux
9 791 (32.97%) Java
10 778 (32.43%) Kubernetes
11 701 (29.22%) Ansible
12 624 (26.01%) Jenkins
13 607 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
14 606 (25.26%) Puppet
15 540 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
15 540 (22.51%) Microservices
16 496 (20.68%) Terraform
17 450 (18.76%) Software Engineering
18 398 (16.59%) SQL
19 369 (15.38%) Scrum
20 368 (15.34%) Web Services
21 365 (15.21%) Configuration Management
22 349 (14.55%) Finance
23 345 (14.38%) Open Source
24 340 (14.17%) JavaScript
25 337 (14.05%) Continuous Delivery
26 329 (13.71%) Windows
27 328 (13.67%) TDD
28 327 (13.63%) Git (software)
29 303 (12.63%) Microsoft

Google Cloud Platform
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
1 211 (8.80%) Apache Spark
2 153 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
3 142 (5.92%) Apache
4 133 (5.54%) OpenStack
5 112 (4.67%) Tomcat
6 100 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 70 (2.92%) WebSphere
8 68 (2.83%) WebLogic
9 54 (2.25%) nginx
10 52 (2.17%) Confluence
11 28 (1.17%) IIS
12 25 (1.04%) CMS
13 22 (0.92%) JBoss
14 21 (0.88%) MS Exchange
15 19 (0.79%) MQSeries
16 14 (0.58%) SharePoint
17 13 (0.54%) Ethereum
17 13 (0.54%) Jetty
18 12 (0.50%) Apache Pig
19 11 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 27 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.38%) SPSS
4 6 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.21%) Maya
6 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.083%) Blender
7 2 (0.083%) HipChat
7 2 (0.083%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.042%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.042%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
2 7 (0.29%) Magento
3 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.083%) Ripple
7 1 (0.042%) BASE24
7 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.042%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.042%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.042%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2,004 (83.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1,580 (65.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 266 (11.09%) PaaS
4 195 (8.13%) IaaS
5 169 (7.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 163 (6.79%) Serverless
7 154 (6.42%) IBM Cloud
8 151 (6.29%) Cloud Computing
9 147 (6.13%) SaaS
10 114 (4.75%) OpenShift
11 101 (4.21%) GitHub
12 68 (2.83%) Office 365
13 47 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
14 45 (1.88%) Google App Engine
15 44 (1.83%) Amazon S3
16 32 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
17 27 (1.13%) CloudBees
18 26 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 24 (1.00%) Trello
20 22 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.29%) HTTP
2 78 (3.25%) TCP/IP
3 70 (2.92%) Firewall
4 67 (2.79%) DNS
5 53 (2.21%) Internet
6 39 (1.63%) SAN
7 26 (1.08%) VPN
8 25 (1.04%) Network Security
9 24 (1.00%) DHCP
10 23 (0.96%) Wireless
11 21 (0.88%) VLAN
12 20 (0.83%) WAN
13 19 (0.79%) Wireshark
14 15 (0.63%) SMS
15 14 (0.58%) Kerberos
15 14 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (0.54%) LAN
17 12 (0.50%) NAS
18 10 (0.42%) BIG-IP
18 10 (0.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (11.38%) Big Data
2 270 (11.25%) NoSQL
3 223 (9.30%) Hadoop
4 215 (8.96%) MySQL
5 188 (7.84%) SQL Server
6 176 (7.34%) MongoDB
7 173 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
8 112 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 108 (4.50%) BigQuery
10 102 (4.25%) Relational Database
11 82 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
12 72 (3.00%) Amazon Redshift
12 72 (3.00%) Redis
13 54 (2.25%) Blockchain
14 52 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 48 (2.00%) HBase
15 48 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 47 (1.96%) Apache Hive
17 39 (1.63%) Neo4j
18 36 (1.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 624 (26.01%) Jenkins
2 327 (13.63%) Git (software)
3 219 (9.13%) JIRA
4 213 (8.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 170 (7.09%) TeamCity
6 126 (5.25%) Vagrant
7 124 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 113 (4.71%) Subversion
9 108 (4.50%) Maven
10 107 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 98 (4.09%) Selenium
12 89 (3.71%) GoCD
13 83 (3.46%) Travis CI
14 58 (2.42%) IBM UrbanCode
15 49 (2.04%) Gradle
16 44 (1.83%) Cucumber
17 43 (1.79%) gulp
18 42 (1.75%) CircleCI
18 42 (1.75%) GitLab
19 39 (1.63%) Grunt
General
1 349 (14.55%) Finance
2 197 (8.21%) Retail
3 107 (4.46%) Marketing
4 94 (3.92%) Banking
5 93 (3.88%) Games
6 84 (3.50%) Manufacturing
7 77 (3.21%) Telecoms
8 58 (2.42%) Law
9 40 (1.67%) Electronics
10 25 (1.04%) German Language
11 24 (1.00%) Multimedia
12 23 (0.96%) Local Government
13 20 (0.83%) Advertising
14 19 (0.79%) Legal
15 17 (0.71%) Italian Language
15 17 (0.71%) Publishing
16 11 (0.46%) Automotive
17 8 (0.33%) French Language
18 7 (0.29%) Financial Institution
19 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 515 (21.47%) Developer
2 460 (19.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 416 (17.34%) Architect
4 267 (11.13%) Cloud Architect
5 199 (8.30%) Consultant
6 175 (7.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 158 (6.59%) Java Developer
8 149 (6.21%) Senior DevOps
9 145 (6.04%) Software Engineer
10 135 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
11 121 (5.04%) AWS Architect
12 116 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
13 104 (4.34%) AWS DevOps
14 102 (4.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 101 (4.21%) Data Engineer
16 92 (3.83%) Java Engineer
17 90 (3.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
18 86 (3.58%) Cloud Developer
18 86 (3.58%) Technical Architect
19 85 (3.54%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (15.34%) Web Services
2 281 (11.71%) Node.js
3 280 (11.67%) .NET
4 258 (10.75%) AngularJS
5 244 (10.17%) React
6 215 (8.96%) HTML
7 210 (8.75%) Spring
8 171 (7.13%) Spring Boot
9 165 (6.88%) REST
10 155 (6.46%) CSS
11 145 (6.04%) RESTful
12 131 (5.46%) Elastic Stack
13 109 (4.54%) Kafka
14 104 (4.34%) ASP.NET
15 92 (3.83%) HTML5
16 87 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 78 (3.25%) Java EE
18 71 (2.96%) SOAP
19 63 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
20 59 (2.46%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 295 (12.30%) Public Cloud
2 196 (8.17%) Computer Science
3 154 (6.42%) Fintech
4 140 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
5 134 (5.59%) Cloud Native
6 129 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
7 102 (4.25%) Blog
7 102 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
8 101 (4.21%) User Experience
9 98 (4.09%) Data Centre
10 93 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 92 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
12 54 (2.25%) Management Information System
13 43 (1.79%) Private Cloud
14 37 (1.54%) Algorithms
15 34 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
15 34 (1.42%) Mobile App
16 28 (1.17%) Clustering
16 28 (1.17%) Hedge funds
17 25 (1.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 798 (33.26%) Linux
2 329 (13.71%) Windows
3 214 (8.92%) Unix
4 124 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 92 (3.83%) CentOS
6 83 (3.46%) Ubuntu
7 58 (2.42%) Windows Server
8 38 (1.58%) CoreOS
9 37 (1.54%) Debian
10 28 (1.17%) Android
11 20 (0.83%) AIX
11 20 (0.83%) HPUX
12 17 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.71%) Solaris
13 15 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.38%) DC/OS
16 8 (0.33%) Mesosphere
16 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,228 (51.19%) DevOps
2 1,065 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
3 607 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
4 540 (22.51%) Microservices
5 450 (18.76%) Software Engineering
6 369 (15.38%) Scrum
7 365 (15.21%) Configuration Management
8 345 (14.38%) Open Source
9 337 (14.05%) Continuous Delivery
10 328 (13.67%) TDD
11 270 (11.25%) Analytics
12 245 (10.21%) Test Automation
13 195 (8.13%) Machine Learning
14 170 (7.09%) BDD
15 156 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
16 149 (6.21%) Pair Programming
17 143 (5.96%) MVC
18 142 (5.92%) Data Science
19 140 (5.84%) Migration
20 136 (5.67%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 991 (41.31%) Python
2 791 (32.97%) Java
3 398 (16.59%) SQL
4 340 (14.17%) JavaScript
5 300 (12.51%) Go
6 292 (12.17%) Bash Shell
7 287 (11.96%) Ruby
8 283 (11.80%) C#
9 162 (6.75%) PowerShell
10 144 (6.00%) Scala
11 126 (5.25%) Java 8
11 126 (5.25%) PHP
12 117 (4.88%) Perl
13 85 (3.54%) C++
14 77 (3.21%) ES6
15 58 (2.42%) Shell Script
16 53 (2.21%) TypeScript
17 49 (2.04%) R
18 48 (2.00%) T-SQL
19 45 (1.88%) C
Qualifications
1 259 (10.80%) Degree
2 69 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (2.38%) AWS Certification
4 44 (1.83%) Master's Degree
5 40 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 38 (1.58%) CISSP
7 36 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.04%) PhD
10 24 (1.00%) SANS
11 23 (0.96%) MCSE
11 23 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (0.88%) CCNA
13 19 (0.79%) CCIE
14 17 (0.71%) CISM
14 17 (0.71%) EMC Certification
15 16 (0.67%) CCIE Service Provider
15 16 (0.67%) CSSLP
15 16 (0.67%) VCAP
15 16 (0.67%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (5.50%) QA
2 26 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (0.79%) GDPR
4 14 (0.58%) SLA
5 12 (0.50%) HIPAA
6 11 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.46%) PMO
7 8 (0.33%) COBIT
7 8 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.13%) MiFID
9 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.083%) WCAG
11 1 (0.042%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.042%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,006 (41.93%) Docker
2 108 (4.50%) Active Directory
3 84 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (1.88%) VirtualBox
5 30 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 25 (1.04%) vSphere
7 19 (0.79%) HDFS
8 15 (0.63%) Xen
9 13 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.33%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.33%) XenServer
11 7 (0.29%) iptables
11 7 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.25%) Ceph
12 6 (0.25%) vCloud
12 6 (0.25%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.25%) XenApp
12 6 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 778 (32.43%) Kubernetes
2 701 (29.22%) Ansible
3 606 (25.26%) Puppet
4 540 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
5 496 (20.68%) Terraform
6 103 (4.29%) Salt
7 89 (3.71%) Prometheus
8 82 (3.42%) Consul
9 73 (3.04%) Docker Swarm
10 72 (3.00%) Nagios
11 68 (2.83%) Packer
12 58 (2.42%) Graphite
13 53 (2.21%) Rundeck
14 51 (2.13%) Rancher
15 45 (1.88%) Grafana
16 44 (1.83%) Kibana
17 34 (1.42%) Mesos
18 33 (1.38%) Automic
18 33 (1.38%) ZABBIX
19 28 (1.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,795 (74.82%) Google
2 303 (12.63%) Microsoft
3 180 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 160 (6.67%) VMware
5 146 (6.09%) IBM
6 145 (6.04%) Splunk
7 134 (5.59%) Oracle
7 134 (5.59%) SAP
8 71 (2.96%) Cloudera
8 71 (2.96%) Rackspace
9 58 (2.42%) Talend
10 56 (2.33%) Atlassian
11 55 (2.29%) RedGate
11 55 (2.29%) Tableau
12 53 (2.21%) Cisco
12 53 (2.21%) New Relic
13 52 (2.17%) ServiceNow
14 50 (2.08%) Delphix
15 47 (1.96%) EMC
16 44 (1.83%) Informatica