Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 301 502
Rank change year-on-year +174 +201 +309
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 3,907 1,926 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.69% 1.12% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.47% 4.76% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,068 1,539 768
UK median annual salary £67,500 £61,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,330 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +0.60% +5.77% +9.47%

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 41,277 40,500 27,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.42% 23.49% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,258 33,007 23,084
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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 +164 3,657 £70,000 +12.00% 259
London +168 2,305 £77,500 +10.71% 151
UK excluding London +151 1,529 £55,330 +0.60% 114
South East +149 406 £60,000 - 27
North of England +106 396 £60,000 +9.09% 42
North West +77 245 £60,000 +9.09% 27
South West +90 193 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Scotland +64 171 £55,000 +44.74% 5
Midlands +61 170 £60,000 - 11
East of England +128 156 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Yorkshire +45 126 £60,000 +26.32% 15
West Midlands +58 114 £60,000 +2.13% 8
East Midlands +30 56 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Wales +40 32 £48,750 -4.88%
North East +42 27 £52,000 +9.47%
Northern Ireland -23 5 £42,500 -37.04%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 3,114 (79.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2,542 (65.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2,382 (60.97%) Google
4 1,781 (45.58%) DevOps
5 1,720 (44.02%) Python
6 1,447 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
7 1,400 (35.83%) Docker
8 1,232 (31.53%) Java
9 1,192 (30.51%) Kubernetes
10 1,130 (28.92%) Linux
11 865 (22.14%) Ansible
12 853 (21.83%) Software Engineering
13 820 (20.99%) SQL
14 748 (19.15%) JavaScript
15 733 (18.76%) Terraform
16 720 (18.43%) Jenkins
17 700 (17.92%) Microservices
18 669 (17.12%) Finance
19 652 (16.69%) Puppet
20 648 (16.59%) Opscode Chef
21 633 (16.20%) Git (software)
22 609 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
23 593 (15.18%) Big Data
24 519 (13.28%) Node.js
25 505 (12.93%) Bash Shell
26 500 (12.80%) Windows
27 499 (12.77%) Analytics
28 498 (12.75%) Microsoft
29 495 (12.67%) Machine Learning
30 456 (11.67%) C#

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
1 430 (11.01%) Apache Spark
2 158 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
3 150 (3.84%) Apache Pig
4 147 (3.76%) Apache
5 98 (2.51%) Confluence
6 94 (2.41%) OpenStack
7 84 (2.15%) nginx
8 79 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
9 52 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 42 (1.07%) Apache Solr
11 35 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 30 (0.77%) MS Exchange
13 27 (0.69%) Drupal
13 27 (0.69%) IIS
14 24 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
15 23 (0.59%) Jupyter
16 21 (0.54%) SAS
17 19 (0.49%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 13 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 65 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.33%) SPSS
5 9 (0.23%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.18%) Adobe XD
7 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.077%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (0.077%) Maya
8 3 (0.077%) MODO
8 3 (0.077%) NUKE
9 2 (0.051%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.051%) HipChat
9 2 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.026%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.026%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (0.46%) Magento
2 10 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.20%) Fredhopper
5 5 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.10%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.077%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.051%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.026%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.026%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3,114 (79.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2,542 (65.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 350 (8.96%) SaaS
4 298 (7.63%) Serverless
5 269 (6.89%) Cloud Computing
6 264 (6.76%) PaaS
7 243 (6.22%) IaaS
8 197 (5.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 174 (4.45%) GitHub
10 139 (3.56%) IBM Cloud
11 97 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
12 85 (2.18%) Office 365
13 84 (2.15%) npm
14 82 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
15 67 (1.71%) Power Platform
16 56 (1.43%) OpenShift
17 52 (1.33%) Amazon S3
18 49 (1.25%) Azure Stack
19 48 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
20 44 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 160 (4.10%) Firewall
2 98 (2.51%) DNS
3 91 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 80 (2.05%) Network Security
5 53 (1.36%) VPN
6 51 (1.31%) WAN
7 48 (1.23%) HTTP
8 44 (1.13%) LAN
9 38 (0.97%) VLAN
10 34 (0.87%) Internet
11 31 (0.79%) SAN
12 30 (0.77%) DHCP
13 28 (0.72%) Wireless
14 27 (0.69%) Unified Communications
15 26 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (0.61%) FTP
16 24 (0.61%) Skype
17 23 (0.59%) Telepresence
18 17 (0.44%) VoIP
19 11 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 593 (15.18%) Big Data
2 416 (10.65%) NoSQL
3 403 (10.31%) Hadoop
4 348 (8.91%) MySQL
5 273 (6.99%) MongoDB
6 251 (6.42%) BigQuery
7 225 (5.76%) SQL Server
8 205 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
9 195 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
10 184 (4.71%) Apache Hive
11 182 (4.66%) HBase
12 166 (4.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 149 (3.81%) Relational Database
14 147 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 102 (2.61%) Redis
16 87 (2.23%) Sqoop
17 70 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 67 (1.71%) Data Lake
18 67 (1.71%) Power BI
19 62 (1.59%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 720 (18.43%) Jenkins
2 633 (16.20%) Git (software)
3 314 (8.04%) JIRA
4 234 (5.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 228 (5.84%) TeamCity
6 152 (3.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 149 (3.81%) Selenium
8 148 (3.79%) Travis CI
9 136 (3.48%) GitLab
10 131 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 108 (2.76%) Subversion
12 103 (2.64%) CircleCI
13 99 (2.53%) GoCD
14 94 (2.41%) Maven
15 87 (2.23%) webpack
16 85 (2.18%) gulp
17 83 (2.12%) Cucumber
18 81 (2.07%) IBM UrbanCode
19 78 (2.00%) Vagrant
20 70 (1.79%) Babel
General
1 669 (17.12%) Finance
2 321 (8.22%) Retail
3 277 (7.09%) Banking
4 216 (5.53%) Law
5 215 (5.50%) Marketing
6 129 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 88 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 69 (1.77%) Games
9 67 (1.71%) Automotive
10 54 (1.38%) Electronics
11 53 (1.36%) Front Office
12 44 (1.13%) Advertising
13 33 (0.84%) Local Government
13 33 (0.84%) Publishing
14 27 (0.69%) Legal
15 26 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.44%) Back Office
17 13 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.31%) Investment Banking
19 7 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 788 (20.17%) Developer
2 688 (17.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 574 (14.69%) Architect
4 348 (8.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 304 (7.78%) Software Engineer
6 264 (6.76%) AWS Engineer
7 263 (6.73%) Cloud Architect
7 263 (6.73%) Data Engineer
8 257 (6.58%) Consultant
9 209 (5.35%) Senior DevOps
10 197 (5.04%) AWS DevOps
11 187 (4.79%) Senior Developer
12 183 (4.68%) Java Developer
13 146 (3.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 141 (3.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 140 (3.58%) Python Engineer
16 135 (3.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 132 (3.38%) Senior Software Engineer
18 126 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
19 117 (2.99%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (13.28%) Node.js
2 413 (10.57%) AngularJS
3 402 (10.29%) Web Services
4 384 (9.83%) React
5 367 (9.39%) .NET
6 358 (9.16%) HTML
7 340 (8.70%) Kafka
8 304 (7.78%) RESTful
9 276 (7.06%) CSS
10 204 (5.22%) HTML5
11 188 (4.81%) Spring
12 157 (4.02%) Elastic Stack
13 155 (3.97%) REST
14 123 (3.15%) Vue.js
15 112 (2.87%) CSS3
16 107 (2.74%) Spring Boot
17 90 (2.30%) React Native
18 86 (2.20%) Apache NiFi
19 84 (2.15%) ASP.NET
20 83 (2.12%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 455 (11.65%) Public Cloud
2 262 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
3 258 (6.60%) Fintech
4 204 (5.22%) Cloud Native
5 179 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
6 178 (4.56%) User Experience
7 170 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 109 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 102 (2.61%) Mobile App
10 95 (2.43%) Data Centre
11 92 (2.35%) Algorithms
11 92 (2.35%) Management Information System
12 79 (2.02%) Blog
13 76 (1.95%) Hedge funds
14 73 (1.87%) Private Cloud
15 66 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
16 60 (1.54%) Data Structures
17 53 (1.36%) Virtual Team
18 42 (1.07%) Smart City
19 38 (0.97%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1,130 (28.92%) Linux
2 500 (12.80%) Windows
3 322 (8.24%) Unix
4 136 (3.48%) Ubuntu
5 111 (2.84%) Android
6 107 (2.74%) Windows Server
7 101 (2.59%) CentOS
8 97 (2.48%) Apple iOS
9 71 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (1.10%) Debian
11 34 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (0.77%) CoreOS
13 27 (0.69%) Mesosphere
14 23 (0.59%) DC/OS
15 11 (0.28%) VMS
15 11 (0.28%) Windows 10
15 11 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.26%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.26%) Solaris
17 7 (0.18%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,781 (45.58%) DevOps
2 1,447 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 853 (21.83%) Software Engineering
4 700 (17.92%) Microservices
5 609 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
6 499 (12.77%) Analytics
7 495 (12.67%) Machine Learning
8 421 (10.78%) Scrum
9 388 (9.93%) Configuration Management
10 368 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
11 362 (9.27%) Infrastructure as Code
12 359 (9.19%) Data Science
13 358 (9.16%) TDD
14 352 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
15 350 (8.96%) Open Source
16 337 (8.63%) Artificial Intelligence
17 331 (8.47%) Test Automation
18 301 (7.70%) Computer Science
19 281 (7.19%) Mentoring
20 262 (6.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,720 (44.02%) Python
2 1,232 (31.53%) Java
3 820 (20.99%) SQL
4 748 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 505 (12.93%) Bash Shell
6 456 (11.67%) C#
7 387 (9.91%) Scala
8 347 (8.88%) Go
9 331 (8.47%) Ruby
10 306 (7.83%) PowerShell
11 223 (5.71%) PHP
12 204 (5.22%) C++
13 196 (5.02%) TypeScript
14 185 (4.74%) Perl
15 118 (3.02%) R
16 105 (2.69%) Groovy
17 85 (2.18%) Objective-C
18 84 (2.15%) Java 8
19 76 (1.95%) C
20 69 (1.77%) ES6
Qualifications
1 389 (9.96%) Degree
2 125 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (1.97%) CISSP
4 70 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 56 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 41 (1.05%) CISM
7 41 (1.05%) PhD
8 39 (1.00%) Master's Degree
9 30 (0.77%) SC Cleared
10 29 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 28 (0.72%) CCNP
12 26 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.49%) CISA
13 19 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.44%) CREST Certified
14 17 (0.44%) SANS
15 15 (0.38%) MBA
15 15 (0.38%) MCSE
16 14 (0.36%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (3.69%) QA
2 52 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.07%) GDPR
4 35 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.31%) SLA
7 11 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.20%) COBIT
9 8 (0.20%) ISO 22301
10 7 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (0.18%) ISO 31000
11 6 (0.15%) SEPA
12 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.077%) FedRAMP
13 3 (0.077%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.077%) RMADS
System Software
1 1,400 (35.83%) Docker
2 185 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 89 (2.28%) Hyper-V
5 78 (2.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 55 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
7 45 (1.15%) VirtualBox
8 32 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (0.79%) vSphere
10 22 (0.56%) Apache Flume
11 18 (0.46%) HDFS
12 11 (0.28%) iptables
13 10 (0.26%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 10 (0.26%) Varnish
13 10 (0.26%) Xen
14 9 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 9 (0.23%) Firmware
15 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,192 (30.51%) Kubernetes
2 865 (22.14%) Ansible
3 733 (18.76%) Terraform
4 652 (16.69%) Puppet
5 648 (16.59%) Opscode Chef
6 106 (2.71%) Salt
7 101 (2.59%) Consul
7 101 (2.59%) Oozie
8 92 (2.35%) Prometheus
9 84 (2.15%) Packer
10 77 (1.97%) Nagios
11 69 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
12 53 (1.36%) Automic
13 52 (1.33%) Rundeck
14 51 (1.31%) Graphite
15 47 (1.20%) CFEngine
16 46 (1.18%) Rancher
17 37 (0.95%) Mesos
18 30 (0.77%) Grafana
19 29 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2,382 (60.97%) Google
2 498 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 262 (6.71%) VMware
4 227 (5.81%) IBM
5 179 (4.58%) Tableau
6 172 (4.40%) Oracle
7 163 (4.17%) Cloudera
8 159 (4.07%) Splunk
9 104 (2.66%) Rackspace
10 101 (2.59%) SAP
11 87 (2.23%) Cisco
11 87 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 71 (1.82%) ServiceNow
13 64 (1.64%) Atlassian
14 55 (1.41%) SaltStack
15 53 (1.36%) Adobe
15 53 (1.36%) Talend
16 52 (1.33%) Delphix
16 52 (1.33%) RedGate
17 49 (1.25%) Informatica