Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 515 807
Rank change year-on-year +208 +292 +284
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 1,872 879 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.51% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.79% 3.40% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,531 766 446
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £34,375
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +11.11%

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 39,110 25,868 22,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.03% 14.99% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32,089 21,614 19,296
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,287 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +216 1,758 £60,000 - 275
London +133 977 £69,500 +15.83% 136
UK excluding London +275 873 £55,000 +8.91% 158
North of England +101 233 £55,000 -15.38% 51
South East +82 181 £55,000 +2.33% 27
North West +73 160 £57,500 -11.54% 34
Midlands +75 131 £52,500 +1.45% 27
South West +98 130 £42,000 -23.64% 16
East of England +81 102 £60,000 +33.33% 18
Scotland +45 91 £42,500 -43.33% 12
Yorkshire +54 70 £47,500 -13.64% 13
West Midlands +30 67 £57,500 +13.86% 25
East Midlands +43 64 £51,250 -6.82% 2
Wales +6 5 - - 3
North East -26 3 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Northern Ireland -2 1 £67,500 +42.11% 4

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,597 (85.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1,439 (76.87%) Google
3 1,216 (64.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 826 (44.12%) DevOps
5 813 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
6 718 (38.35%) Python
7 678 (36.22%) Docker
8 578 (30.88%) Linux
9 549 (29.33%) GCP
10 517 (27.62%) Java
11 505 (26.98%) Puppet
12 490 (26.18%) Ansible
13 482 (25.75%) Kubernetes
14 458 (24.47%) Opscode Chef
15 451 (24.09%) Jenkins
15 451 (24.09%) SQL
16 403 (21.53%) Git (software)
17 397 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
18 382 (20.41%) Microservices
19 360 (19.23%) JavaScript
20 340 (18.16%) Web Services
21 331 (17.68%) Terraform
22 315 (16.83%) Software Engineering
23 278 (14.85%) Bash Shell
24 266 (14.21%) Finance
25 256 (13.68%) Open Source
26 247 (13.19%) NoSQL
27 238 (12.71%) Microsoft
28 235 (12.55%) TDD
28 235 (12.55%) MongoDB

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
1 158 (8.44%) Apache Spark
2 102 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (5.13%) Apache
4 92 (4.91%) OpenStack
5 45 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 34 (1.82%) IIS
7 33 (1.76%) nginx
7 33 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.12%) SAS
9 19 (1.01%) CloudStack
9 19 (1.01%) Confluence
10 16 (0.85%) Apache Pig
11 15 (0.80%) CMS
12 14 (0.75%) NServiceBus
13 13 (0.69%) JBoss
14 10 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
14 10 (0.53%) Mule
14 10 (0.53%) Mule ESB
15 9 (0.48%) Drupal
15 9 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (0.43%) SPSS
3 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.053%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.053%) Maya
7 1 (0.053%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.053%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.11%) Magento
3 2 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.11%) Unica
4 1 (0.053%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.053%) Eikon
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.053%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,597 (85.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1,216 (64.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (11.70%) IaaS
4 196 (10.47%) PaaS
5 134 (7.16%) SaaS
6 112 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
7 82 (4.38%) Serverless
8 74 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
9 71 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (3.04%) GitHub
11 55 (2.94%) Amazon S3
12 53 (2.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 51 (2.72%) Google App Engine
14 28 (1.50%) IBM Cloud
15 26 (1.39%) npm
16 24 (1.28%) Office 365
17 22 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
17 22 (1.18%) Google Compute Engine
18 20 (1.07%) G Suite
18 20 (1.07%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 96 (5.13%) HTTP
2 89 (4.75%) TCP/IP
3 70 (3.74%) Firewall
4 67 (3.58%) DNS
5 57 (3.04%) Internet
6 46 (2.46%) VPN
7 29 (1.55%) SMS
8 25 (1.34%) Network Security
9 23 (1.23%) Kerberos
10 19 (1.01%) Wireless
11 18 (0.96%) DHCP
12 16 (0.85%) VLAN
13 14 (0.75%) LAN
13 14 (0.75%) WAN
13 14 (0.75%) Wireshark
14 10 (0.53%) IPsec
14 10 (0.53%) SAN
14 10 (0.53%) VoIP
15 8 (0.43%) SSL
16 7 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (13.19%) NoSQL
2 235 (12.55%) MongoDB
3 221 (11.81%) MySQL
4 199 (10.63%) Big Data
5 181 (9.67%) Hadoop
6 167 (8.92%) SQL Server
7 137 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 133 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
9 88 (4.70%) BigQuery
10 75 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
11 71 (3.79%) Relational Database
12 70 (3.74%) Redis
13 50 (2.67%) Apache Hive
14 49 (2.62%) Amazon Redshift
15 47 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 44 (2.35%) HBase
17 38 (2.03%) Blockchain
18 31 (1.66%) MariaDB
19 30 (1.60%) Impala
19 30 (1.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 451 (24.09%) Jenkins
2 403 (21.53%) Git (software)
3 144 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 129 (6.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 128 (6.84%) JIRA
6 92 (4.91%) Visual Studio
7 91 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 88 (4.70%) Subversion
9 87 (4.65%) Vagrant
10 83 (4.43%) TeamCity
11 77 (4.11%) GoCD
12 75 (4.01%) Maven
13 65 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
14 47 (2.51%) IBM UrbanCode
15 39 (2.08%) Selenium
16 33 (1.76%) Grunt
16 33 (1.76%) Travis CI
17 31 (1.66%) webpack
18 30 (1.60%) gulp
19 23 (1.23%) Gradle
General
1 266 (14.21%) Finance
2 138 (7.37%) Retail
3 111 (5.93%) Marketing
4 63 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 61 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 52 (2.78%) Banking
7 48 (2.56%) Games
8 37 (1.98%) Law
9 22 (1.18%) Local Government
10 21 (1.12%) German Language
11 20 (1.07%) Electronics
12 17 (0.91%) Italian Language
13 16 (0.85%) Automotive
14 12 (0.64%) Advertising
15 9 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.37%) Publishing
17 6 (0.32%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.21%) Billing
18 4 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 507 (27.08%) Developer
2 309 (16.51%) Architect
3 298 (15.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 201 (10.74%) Consultant
5 183 (9.78%) Cloud Architect
6 150 (8.01%) Java Developer
7 129 (6.89%) Cloud Engineer
8 127 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
9 98 (5.24%) AWS Architect
9 98 (5.24%) Data Engineer
10 96 (5.13%) Software Engineer
11 85 (4.54%) .NET Developer
12 83 (4.43%) C# Developer
12 83 (4.43%) Senior Developer
13 82 (4.38%) Software Developer
14 81 (4.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 75 (4.01%) AWS Engineer
16 73 (3.90%) Senior DevOps
17 69 (3.69%) Azure Architect
17 69 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (18.16%) Web Services
2 217 (11.59%) AngularJS
3 216 (11.54%) React
4 204 (10.90%) .NET
5 191 (10.20%) Node.js
6 180 (9.62%) RESTful
7 145 (7.75%) HTML
7 145 (7.75%) REST
8 117 (6.25%) CSS
9 100 (5.34%) ASP.NET
10 94 (5.02%) Elastic Stack
11 90 (4.81%) Kafka
12 73 (3.90%) HTML5
13 61 (3.26%) D3.js
14 60 (3.21%) Sass
14 60 (3.21%) Spring
15 59 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
16 55 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
18 48 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 139 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 120 (6.41%) Public Cloud
3 119 (6.36%) Computer Science
4 64 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (3.26%) Data Centre
6 58 (3.10%) User Experience
7 57 (3.04%) Fintech
8 54 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 49 (2.62%) Algorithms
11 37 (1.98%) Cloud Native
12 36 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
13 27 (1.44%) Private Cloud
14 26 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
15 22 (1.18%) Blog
16 21 (1.12%) Virtual Team
17 20 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
18 17 (0.91%) Cyber Defence
18 17 (0.91%) EMC VMAX
19 16 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 578 (30.88%) Linux
2 215 (11.49%) Windows
3 186 (9.94%) Unix
4 66 (3.53%) Ubuntu
5 53 (2.83%) CentOS
6 50 (2.67%) CoreOS
7 32 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (1.39%) Windows Server
9 25 (1.34%) Debian
10 14 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.48%) Android
11 9 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.37%) DC/OS
13 5 (0.27%) AIX
13 5 (0.27%) Fedora
13 5 (0.27%) HPUX
13 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
13 5 (0.27%) Solaris
13 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 826 (44.12%) DevOps
2 813 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 382 (20.41%) Microservices
5 315 (16.83%) Software Engineering
6 256 (13.68%) Open Source
7 235 (12.55%) Analytics
7 235 (12.55%) TDD
8 224 (11.97%) Configuration Management
9 210 (11.22%) Scrum
10 184 (9.83%) Migration
11 163 (8.71%) Machine Learning
12 158 (8.44%) Continuous Delivery
13 136 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
14 134 (7.16%) Presales
15 133 (7.10%) Test Automation
16 122 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
17 120 (6.41%) ETL
18 115 (6.14%) Data Science
19 103 (5.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 718 (38.35%) Python
2 517 (27.62%) Java
3 451 (24.09%) SQL
4 360 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 278 (14.85%) Bash Shell
6 223 (11.91%) C#
6 223 (11.91%) Ruby
7 175 (9.35%) Go
8 155 (8.28%) PowerShell
9 130 (6.94%) Scala
10 106 (5.66%) PHP
11 71 (3.79%) C++
11 71 (3.79%) Java 8
12 62 (3.31%) TypeScript
13 60 (3.21%) Perl
14 49 (2.62%) ES6
15 48 (2.56%) Shell Script
16 43 (2.30%) R
17 37 (1.98%) T-SQL
18 21 (1.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 158 (8.44%) Degree
2 84 (4.49%) AWS Certification
3 64 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 38 (2.03%) CISSP
5 37 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (1.66%) CISM
6 31 (1.66%) CSSLP
6 31 (1.66%) SANS
7 24 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (1.28%) Sun Certification
8 20 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (0.96%) CCNA
10 17 (0.91%) CCIE
10 17 (0.91%) CCIE Data Center
10 17 (0.91%) CCIE Service Provider
10 17 (0.91%) PhD
11 16 (0.85%) EMC Certification
12 11 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.59%) VCAP
12 11 (0.59%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 549 (29.33%) GCP
2 89 (4.75%) QA
3 36 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.66%) HIPAA
5 12 (0.64%) SLA
6 6 (0.32%) GDPR
6 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.21%) PMO
8 1 (0.053%) MiFID
8 1 (0.053%) PSD2
System Software
1 678 (36.22%) Docker
2 118 (6.30%) Active Directory
3 92 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.60%) VirtualBox
6 24 (1.28%) HDFS
7 19 (1.01%) Apache Flume
8 15 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.64%) Ceph
9 12 (0.64%) vSphere
10 11 (0.59%) Xen
11 10 (0.53%) Varnish
12 6 (0.32%) XenServer
13 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.16%) KVM
13 3 (0.16%) LXC
13 3 (0.16%) vCloud
14 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 505 (26.98%) Puppet
2 490 (26.18%) Ansible
3 482 (25.75%) Kubernetes
4 458 (24.47%) Opscode Chef
5 331 (17.68%) Terraform
6 61 (3.26%) Consul
7 51 (2.72%) Rundeck
8 50 (2.67%) Nagios
9 48 (2.56%) Salt
10 47 (2.51%) Docker Swarm
11 39 (2.08%) ZABBIX
12 37 (1.98%) Prometheus
13 32 (1.71%) Packer
14 29 (1.55%) Graphite
15 21 (1.12%) Kibana
16 20 (1.07%) logstash
16 20 (1.07%) Rancher
17 18 (0.96%) Automic
18 17 (0.91%) Grafana
19 16 (0.85%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1,439 (76.87%) Google
2 238 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 152 (8.12%) VMware
4 109 (5.82%) Oracle
5 103 (5.50%) Splunk
6 76 (4.06%) Talend
7 70 (3.74%) Cloudera
8 63 (3.37%) Tableau
9 61 (3.26%) Rackspace
10 59 (3.15%) IBM
11 54 (2.88%) SAP
12 52 (2.78%) Red Hat
13 50 (2.67%) Informatica
14 48 (2.56%) ServiceNow
15 47 (2.51%) Delphix
15 47 (2.51%) RedGate
16 36 (1.92%) New Relic
17 34 (1.82%) Cisco
18 31 (1.66%) Veracode
19 28 (1.50%) Dell