Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 678 794
Rank change year-on-year +255 +116 +343
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 1291 616 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.82% 2.53% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 560 429
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -14.29%

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 33827 24393 20417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.82% 13.04% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 27848 20541 16937
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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 +258 1234 £63,000 +9.57% 121
London +140 710 £70,000 +16.67% 58
UK excluding London +298 567 £55,000 +10.00% 70
North of England +156 219 £53,250 -18.08% 14
North West +119 144 £54,000 +5.37% 9
South West +103 104 £45,000 - 11
South East +79 96 £62,500 +38.89% 12
East of England +32 62 £60,000 +33.33% 17
Yorkshire +23 59 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Midlands +24 41 £50,000 - 9
Scotland -6 33 £60,000 +41.18% 4
West Midlands +20 29 £50,000 - 5
North East +13 16 £50,000 +47.06% 1
East Midlands +26 12 £49,000 -34.67% 4
Northern Ireland - 11 £47,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £52,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 Google Cloud Platform.

1 1065 (82.49%) Google
2 1017 (78.78%) Amazon AWS
3 623 (48.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 539 (41.75%) Python
5 509 (39.43%) DevOps
6 508 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
7 446 (34.55%) Docker
8 444 (34.39%) Java
9 378 (29.28%) Linux
10 369 (28.58%) Puppet
11 320 (24.79%) Ansible
12 318 (24.63%) Kubernetes
13 313 (24.24%) SQL
14 283 (21.92%) Jenkins
15 281 (21.77%) GCP
16 277 (21.46%) Opscode Chef
17 268 (20.76%) Finance
18 264 (20.45%) Big Data
19 252 (19.52%) JavaScript
20 230 (17.82%) NoSQL
21 217 (16.81%) Software Engineering
22 214 (16.58%) Hadoop
23 213 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
24 211 (16.34%) Web Services
25 209 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
26 204 (15.80%) Analytics
27 181 (14.02%) MySQL
27 181 (14.02%) TDD
28 180 (13.94%) Microservices
29 178 (13.79%) Ruby

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
1 165 (12.78%) Apache Spark
2 127 (9.84%) Elasticsearch
3 102 (7.90%) Apache
4 77 (5.96%) OpenStack
5 44 (3.41%) nginx
6 30 (2.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 28 (2.17%) IIS
8 25 (1.94%) SAS
9 24 (1.86%) Apache Solr
10 19 (1.47%) CloudStack
11 18 (1.39%) Confluence
12 14 (1.08%) Skype for Business
13 13 (1.01%) JBoss
14 12 (0.93%) CMS
14 12 (0.93%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.85%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.62%) Jetty
17 7 (0.54%) Apache Pig
17 7 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
17 7 (0.54%) Tornado
Applications
1 14 (1.08%) SPSS
2 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 6 (0.46%) Revive Adserver
2 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.077%) Eikon
3 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1017 (78.78%) Amazon AWS
2 623 (48.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (5.89%) IaaS
4 68 (5.27%) SaaS
5 67 (5.19%) GitHub
5 67 (5.19%) PaaS
6 59 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 42 (3.25%) Google App Engine
8 29 (2.25%) Google Compute Engine
9 26 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (2.01%) Google Analytics
10 22 (1.70%) IBM Cloud
11 21 (1.63%) CloudBees
12 18 (1.39%) Serverless
13 14 (1.08%) Heroku
13 14 (1.08%) Loggly
13 14 (1.08%) Sumo Logic
14 13 (1.01%) Bluemix
14 13 (1.01%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.26%) Firewall
2 46 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 39 (3.02%) Internet
4 26 (2.01%) HTTP
5 25 (1.94%) DNS
6 14 (1.08%) VPN
7 13 (1.01%) VLAN
8 11 (0.85%) Network Security
9 10 (0.77%) SAN
9 10 (0.77%) SMTP
10 9 (0.70%) LDAP
11 7 (0.54%) InfiniBand
12 6 (0.46%) AMQP
12 6 (0.46%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.46%) IMAP
12 6 (0.46%) LAN
12 6 (0.46%) NAS
12 6 (0.46%) Skype
13 5 (0.39%) DHCP
13 5 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (20.45%) Big Data
2 230 (17.82%) NoSQL
3 214 (16.58%) Hadoop
4 181 (14.02%) MySQL
5 130 (10.07%) MongoDB
6 127 (9.84%) BigQuery
7 119 (9.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 109 (8.44%) SQL Server
9 108 (8.37%) PostgreSQL
10 105 (8.13%) Relational Database
11 90 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
12 80 (6.20%) Redis
13 46 (3.56%) Apache Hive
14 43 (3.33%) HBase
15 34 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
16 33 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 30 (2.32%) MariaDB
18 24 (1.86%) Looker
19 22 (1.70%) RDBMS
20 19 (1.47%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 283 (21.92%) Jenkins
2 173 (13.40%) Git (software)
3 94 (7.28%) Vagrant
4 88 (6.82%) Maven
5 68 (5.27%) JIRA
6 55 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 53 (4.11%) Selenium
8 51 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 47 (3.64%) Talend Open Studio
10 38 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
11 36 (2.79%) Subversion
12 33 (2.56%) TeamCity
13 29 (2.25%) GoCD
14 27 (2.09%) GitLab
15 24 (1.86%) Cucumber
15 24 (1.86%) Grunt
16 22 (1.70%) JUnit
17 20 (1.55%) ClearCase
17 20 (1.55%) HP UFT
17 20 (1.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 268 (20.76%) Finance
2 152 (11.77%) Marketing
3 133 (10.30%) Telecoms
4 127 (9.84%) Manufacturing
5 106 (8.21%) Electronics
6 78 (6.04%) Retail
7 53 (4.11%) Games
8 45 (3.49%) Banking
9 33 (2.56%) Publishing
10 16 (1.24%) Law
11 13 (1.01%) Local Government
12 11 (0.85%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.77%) Advertising
14 8 (0.62%) Automotive
14 8 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.46%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.39%) Legal
16 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 349 (27.03%) Developer
2 218 (16.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 165 (12.78%) Architect
4 112 (8.68%) Java Developer
5 104 (8.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 101 (7.82%) Cloud Architect
7 84 (6.51%) Consultant
8 82 (6.35%) Senior Developer
9 65 (5.03%) Software Engineer
10 60 (4.65%) Analyst
11 47 (3.64%) Data Engineer
12 46 (3.56%) Administrator
12 46 (3.56%) Python Developer
13 45 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
14 44 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
15 43 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
16 42 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
17 41 (3.18%) AWS Engineer
17 41 (3.18%) PHP Developer
17 41 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (16.34%) Web Services
2 158 (12.24%) AngularJS
3 147 (11.39%) React
4 128 (9.91%) Node.js
5 126 (9.76%) .NET
6 122 (9.45%) RESTful
7 112 (8.68%) HTML
8 106 (8.21%) CSS
9 87 (6.74%) Spring
10 68 (5.27%) Elastic Stack
11 67 (5.19%) HTML5
12 61 (4.73%) REST
13 55 (4.26%) LAMP
14 51 (3.95%) jQuery
15 50 (3.87%) RabbitMQ
16 44 (3.41%) Kafka
17 41 (3.18%) LEMP Stack
17 41 (3.18%) Natural Language Processing
18 40 (3.10%) ASP.NET
19 37 (2.87%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 119 (9.22%) Public Cloud
2 106 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 59 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
5 55 (4.26%) Fintech
6 49 (3.80%) Data Centre
7 40 (3.10%) User Experience
8 39 (3.02%) Mobile App
9 34 (2.63%) Management Information System
10 29 (2.25%) Private Cloud
11 28 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
11 28 (2.17%) Replication
12 24 (1.86%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.78%) Data Structures
14 22 (1.70%) Blog
15 19 (1.47%) Virtual Team
16 14 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
17 13 (1.01%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 378 (29.28%) Linux
2 149 (11.54%) Windows
3 143 (11.08%) Unix
4 47 (3.64%) CentOS
5 46 (3.56%) Ubuntu
6 43 (3.33%) CoreOS
7 33 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.86%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.32%) Debian
10 16 (1.24%) Android
10 16 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.31%) DC/OS
13 4 (0.31%) Solaris
14 3 (0.23%) AIX
14 3 (0.23%) HPUX
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.15%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (39.43%) DevOps
2 508 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (16.81%) Software Engineering
4 213 (16.50%) Continuous Integration
5 209 (16.19%) Business Intelligence
6 204 (15.80%) Analytics
7 181 (14.02%) TDD
8 180 (13.94%) Microservices
9 168 (13.01%) Configuration Management
10 163 (12.63%) Machine Learning
11 134 (10.38%) Scrum
12 131 (10.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 130 (10.07%) Open Source
14 126 (9.76%) Programme Management
15 109 (8.44%) Digital Marketing
16 103 (7.98%) Migration
17 91 (7.05%) Mentoring
18 89 (6.89%) BDD
19 78 (6.04%) ETL
20 77 (5.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 539 (41.75%) Python
2 444 (34.39%) Java
3 313 (24.24%) SQL
4 252 (19.52%) JavaScript
5 178 (13.79%) Ruby
6 156 (12.08%) Go
7 142 (11.00%) Bash Shell
8 119 (9.22%) PHP
9 114 (8.83%) Scala
10 102 (7.90%) C++
11 98 (7.59%) C#
12 65 (5.03%) Shell Script
13 56 (4.34%) PowerShell
14 53 (4.11%) Perl
15 49 (3.80%) R
16 39 (3.02%) C
17 36 (2.79%) Groovy
18 15 (1.16%) ES6
19 14 (1.08%) MATLAB
20 13 (1.01%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 161 (12.47%) Degree
2 46 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.32%) PhD
4 16 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.93%) AWS Certification
5 12 (0.93%) CISSP
6 11 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.62%) CISM
7 8 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (0.62%) PMP
8 6 (0.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (0.46%) CISA
8 6 (0.46%) CSSLP
8 6 (0.46%) SANS
9 5 (0.39%) MCP
9 5 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (0.31%) ISEB
10 4 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (21.77%) GCP
2 82 (6.35%) QA
3 30 (2.32%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.24%) GDPR
5 8 (0.62%) SLA
6 6 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.39%) COBIT
8 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.15%) MiFID
10 2 (0.15%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.077%) HL7
System Software
1 446 (34.55%) Docker
2 85 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 44 (3.41%) Active Directory
5 21 (1.63%) Varnish
6 16 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.16%) HDFS
8 14 (1.08%) Ceph
8 14 (1.08%) KVM
9 9 (0.70%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.70%) vSphere
10 7 (0.54%) vCloud
11 6 (0.46%) GPFS
11 6 (0.46%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 5 (0.39%) XenServer
13 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.23%) Xen
15 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 369 (28.58%) Puppet
2 320 (24.79%) Ansible
3 318 (24.63%) Kubernetes
4 277 (21.46%) Opscode Chef
5 101 (7.82%) Terraform
6 50 (3.87%) Nagios
7 37 (2.87%) Packer
8 30 (2.32%) Mesos
9 29 (2.25%) Salt
10 28 (2.17%) Graphite
11 23 (1.78%) ZABBIX
12 21 (1.63%) Prometheus
13 20 (1.55%) HAProxy
14 19 (1.47%) Capistrano
14 19 (1.47%) logstash
15 18 (1.39%) Grafana
16 15 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
17 13 (1.01%) Kibana
18 12 (0.93%) linkerd
18 12 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1065 (82.49%) Google
2 141 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 124 (9.60%) VMware
4 116 (8.99%) SAP
5 59 (4.57%) Tableau
6 58 (4.49%) Oracle
7 51 (3.95%) SaltStack
8 50 (3.87%) Rackspace
9 49 (3.80%) Citrix
10 47 (3.64%) Talend
11 44 (3.41%) Red Hat
12 40 (3.10%) IBM
13 38 (2.94%) New Relic
14 31 (2.40%) Splunk
15 22 (1.70%) Cisco
16 20 (1.55%) AppDynamics
17 19 (1.47%) Adobe
17 19 (1.47%) Dynatrace
18 17 (1.32%) Atlassian
19 16 (1.24%) XebiaLabs