Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 394 606
Rank change year-on-year +228 +212 +175
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 3,178 1,367 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.10% 0.79% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.45% 3.97% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,501 1,136 663
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £87,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +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 37,618 34,452 24,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.89% 19.89% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30,001 28,504 20,219
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +239 3,023 £70,000 +12.00% 712
London +219 2,028 £75,000 +7.14% 461
UK excluding London +171 1,104 £60,000 +9.09% 275
North of England +102 306 £52,500 -4.55% 81
South West +69 194 £57,500 +27.78% 45
South East +96 185 £62,500 +13.64% 56
North West +76 179 £56,250 -10.00% 38
East of England +104 157 £57,500 -4.17% 33
Midlands +80 136 £65,000 +30.00% 36
Yorkshire +68 105 £52,500 +5.00% 30
Scotland +44 96 £62,500 +38.89% 18
East Midlands +42 69 £75,000 +53.06% 9
West Midlands +64 67 £57,500 - 27
North East +28 24 £50,000 - 13
Wales +31 22 £60,000 - 4
Northern Ireland 0 9 £42,500 +13.33% 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 2,592 (81.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2,203 (69.32%) Google
3 2,055 (64.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,432 (45.06%) DevOps
5 1,351 (42.51%) Python
6 1,206 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
7 1,138 (35.81%) Docker
8 975 (30.68%) Kubernetes
9 966 (30.40%) Java
10 958 (30.14%) Linux
11 734 (23.10%) Ansible
12 704 (22.15%) Microservices
13 659 (20.74%) Software Engineering
14 614 (19.32%) SQL
15 612 (19.26%) Jenkins
16 588 (18.50%) Puppet
17 549 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
18 546 (17.18%) Finance
19 520 (16.36%) Terraform
20 517 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
21 512 (16.11%) Big Data
22 477 (15.01%) JavaScript
23 432 (13.59%) Windows
24 427 (13.44%) Web Services
25 425 (13.37%) Analytics
26 419 (13.18%) Git (software)
27 400 (12.59%) Public Cloud
28 385 (12.11%) Bash Shell
29 383 (12.05%) Microsoft
30 378 (11.89%) Node.js

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
1 340 (10.70%) Apache Spark
2 182 (5.73%) Apache
3 168 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
4 83 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
5 82 (2.58%) OpenStack
6 79 (2.49%) Confluence
7 69 (2.17%) nginx
7 69 (2.17%) Tomcat
8 67 (2.11%) MS Exchange
9 53 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 52 (1.64%) Apache Pig
11 45 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 30 (0.94%) CMS
13 21 (0.66%) IIS
14 20 (0.63%) Drupal
15 18 (0.57%) MQSeries
16 17 (0.53%) Apache Solr
17 14 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
18 13 (0.41%) JBoss
18 13 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 77 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.25%) SPSS
5 4 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
5 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.13%) Maya
6 3 (0.094%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.063%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.063%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.031%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 19 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.16%) Magento
4 3 (0.094%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.063%) Ripple
5 2 (0.063%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.031%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.031%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.031%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2,592 (81.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2,055 (64.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 275 (8.65%) PaaS
4 240 (7.55%) SaaS
5 204 (6.42%) IaaS
6 195 (6.14%) Cloud Computing
7 194 (6.10%) Serverless
8 169 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 146 (4.59%) IBM Cloud
10 136 (4.28%) GitHub
11 104 (3.27%) Office 365
12 84 (2.64%) OpenShift
13 76 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
14 51 (1.60%) Amazon S3
15 44 (1.38%) Google App Engine
16 43 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
17 42 (1.32%) npm
18 41 (1.29%) Slack
19 33 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
20 30 (0.94%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 157 (4.94%) Firewall
2 108 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 88 (2.77%) HTTP
4 86 (2.71%) DNS
5 81 (2.55%) SAN
6 56 (1.76%) Network Security
7 51 (1.60%) VPN
7 51 (1.60%) WAN
8 47 (1.48%) Internet
8 47 (1.48%) VLAN
9 41 (1.29%) LAN
10 27 (0.85%) BIG-IP
11 26 (0.82%) DHCP
12 24 (0.76%) Wireless
13 22 (0.69%) WebEx
14 18 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (0.53%) Wireshark
16 14 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (0.41%) Unified Communications
18 12 (0.38%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (16.11%) Big Data
2 363 (11.42%) NoSQL
3 321 (10.10%) Hadoop
4 266 (8.37%) MySQL
5 231 (7.27%) SQL Server
6 207 (6.51%) MongoDB
7 196 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
8 194 (6.10%) BigQuery
9 139 (4.37%) Amazon Redshift
10 134 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
11 117 (3.68%) HBase
12 112 (3.52%) Relational Database
13 111 (3.49%) Redis
14 102 (3.21%) Apache Hive
15 99 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
16 73 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 59 (1.86%) Blockchain
17 59 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 53 (1.67%) Data Lake
19 51 (1.60%) Flink
Development Applications
1 612 (19.26%) Jenkins
2 419 (13.18%) Git (software)
3 286 (9.00%) JIRA
4 200 (6.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 190 (5.98%) TeamCity
6 136 (4.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 136 (4.28%) Selenium
7 127 (4.00%) Travis CI
8 119 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 114 (3.59%) GoCD
10 112 (3.52%) CircleCI
11 93 (2.93%) Subversion
12 85 (2.67%) Vagrant
13 84 (2.64%) Maven
14 80 (2.52%) IBM UrbanCode
15 63 (1.98%) webpack
16 61 (1.92%) gulp
17 51 (1.60%) Cucumber
18 43 (1.35%) Gradle
19 37 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 546 (17.18%) Finance
2 243 (7.65%) Retail
3 237 (7.46%) Banking
4 149 (4.69%) Law
5 132 (4.15%) Marketing
6 102 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 85 (2.67%) Games
8 81 (2.55%) Manufacturing
9 65 (2.05%) Military
10 54 (1.70%) Electronics
11 39 (1.23%) Legal
12 38 (1.20%) Advertising
13 35 (1.10%) Publishing
14 16 (0.50%) Local Government
15 15 (0.47%) Front Office
16 11 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 11 (0.35%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.28%) Automotive
18 7 (0.22%) French Language
19 6 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 602 (18.94%) Developer
2 599 (18.85%) Architect
3 563 (17.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 354 (11.14%) Cloud Architect
5 250 (7.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 219 (6.89%) Consultant
7 182 (5.73%) Software Engineer
8 177 (5.57%) AWS Architect
9 175 (5.51%) AWS Engineer
10 167 (5.25%) Senior DevOps
11 161 (5.07%) Java Developer
12 156 (4.91%) Data Engineer
13 148 (4.66%) AWS DevOps
14 146 (4.59%) Azure Architect
15 145 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
16 100 (3.15%) Senior Developer
16 100 (3.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 98 (3.08%) .NET Developer
18 96 (3.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 95 (2.99%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (13.44%) Web Services
2 378 (11.89%) Node.js
3 303 (9.53%) .NET
4 276 (8.68%) React
5 261 (8.21%) AngularJS
6 229 (7.21%) Kafka
7 199 (6.26%) RESTful
8 191 (6.01%) HTML
9 184 (5.79%) Spring
10 166 (5.22%) REST
11 156 (4.91%) CSS
12 140 (4.41%) Elastic Stack
13 131 (4.12%) Spring Boot
14 101 (3.18%) ASP.NET
15 89 (2.80%) SOAP
16 81 (2.55%) HTML5
17 76 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 69 (2.17%) Java EE
19 68 (2.14%) .NET Core
20 66 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 400 (12.59%) Public Cloud
2 179 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 179 (5.63%) Fintech
3 170 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
4 143 (4.50%) Cloud Native
5 132 (4.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 128 (4.03%) Data Centre
7 121 (3.81%) Hedge funds
8 111 (3.49%) User Experience
9 91 (2.86%) Blog
10 86 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
11 76 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
12 73 (2.30%) Private Cloud
13 71 (2.23%) Algorithms
14 67 (2.11%) Management Information System
15 57 (1.79%) Mobile App
16 56 (1.76%) Robotics
17 46 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
18 44 (1.38%) Data Structures
19 40 (1.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 958 (30.14%) Linux
2 432 (13.59%) Windows
3 232 (7.30%) Unix
4 146 (4.59%) Ubuntu
5 130 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 115 (3.62%) Windows Server
7 96 (3.02%) CentOS
8 60 (1.89%) Debian
9 43 (1.35%) CoreOS
10 34 (1.07%) Android
11 28 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (0.82%) Mesosphere
13 25 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 24 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (0.57%) AIX
15 18 (0.57%) HPUX
15 18 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (0.53%) DC/OS
17 16 (0.50%) Solaris
18 14 (0.44%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,432 (45.06%) DevOps
2 1,206 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
3 704 (22.15%) Microservices
4 659 (20.74%) Software Engineering
5 549 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
6 425 (13.37%) Analytics
7 375 (11.80%) Machine Learning
8 373 (11.74%) Scrum
9 359 (11.30%) Configuration Management
10 337 (10.60%) Continuous Delivery
11 301 (9.47%) Open Source
12 299 (9.41%) TDD
13 269 (8.46%) Data Science
14 265 (8.34%) Test Automation
15 246 (7.74%) Computer Science
16 241 (7.58%) Artificial Intelligence
17 223 (7.02%) BDD
18 218 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
19 188 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
20 179 (5.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,351 (42.51%) Python
2 966 (30.40%) Java
3 614 (19.32%) SQL
4 477 (15.01%) JavaScript
5 385 (12.11%) Bash Shell
6 356 (11.20%) C#
7 316 (9.94%) Go
8 286 (9.00%) Ruby
9 278 (8.75%) Scala
10 260 (8.18%) PowerShell
11 188 (5.92%) Perl
12 154 (4.85%) C++
13 138 (4.34%) PHP
14 137 (4.31%) TypeScript
15 115 (3.62%) C
16 112 (3.52%) Java 8
17 86 (2.71%) R
18 57 (1.79%) ES6
19 54 (1.70%) Groovy
20 51 (1.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 357 (11.23%) Degree
2 106 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (2.52%) AWS Certification
4 48 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 41 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (1.20%) CISSP
7 36 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (1.13%) MBA
7 36 (1.13%) MCSE
8 29 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (0.88%) PhD
10 26 (0.82%) Master's Degree
11 21 (0.66%) SANS
12 20 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (0.63%) MCSA
12 20 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
13 18 (0.57%) SC Cleared
14 16 (0.50%) CEH
14 16 (0.50%) RHCE
15 14 (0.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (5.82%) QA
2 43 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.01%) GDPR
4 25 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.63%) PMO
6 15 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.44%) SLA
8 8 (0.25%) COBIT
9 7 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.063%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.063%) FISMA
11 2 (0.063%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.063%) WCAG
12 1 (0.031%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.031%) RMADS
System Software
1 1,138 (35.81%) Docker
2 172 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 146 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 47 (1.48%) VirtualBox
6 38 (1.20%) vSphere
7 30 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 18 (0.57%) Firmware
10 17 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (0.50%) iptables
12 14 (0.44%) HDFS
12 14 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.28%) Snort
15 7 (0.22%) Xen
16 6 (0.19%) VMware NSX
17 5 (0.16%) Apache Flume
17 5 (0.16%) Ceph
17 5 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 975 (30.68%) Kubernetes
2 734 (23.10%) Ansible
3 588 (18.50%) Puppet
4 520 (16.36%) Terraform
5 517 (16.27%) Opscode Chef
6 98 (3.08%) Consul
7 95 (2.99%) Prometheus
8 75 (2.36%) Salt
9 62 (1.95%) Nagios
9 62 (1.95%) Packer
10 57 (1.79%) Rundeck
11 56 (1.76%) Graphite
12 54 (1.70%) Docker Swarm
13 52 (1.64%) Automic
14 39 (1.23%) Mesos
15 35 (1.10%) Grafana
15 35 (1.10%) Rancher
16 34 (1.07%) CFEngine
17 31 (0.98%) Kibana
18 30 (0.94%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2,203 (69.32%) Google
2 383 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 210 (6.61%) VMware
4 190 (5.98%) IBM
5 169 (5.32%) Red Hat
6 155 (4.88%) Splunk
7 127 (4.00%) Oracle
8 125 (3.93%) SAP
9 94 (2.96%) Tableau
10 88 (2.77%) Cloudera
11 78 (2.45%) Atlassian
12 77 (2.42%) Rackspace
13 67 (2.11%) ServiceNow
14 59 (1.86%) RedGate
15 56 (1.76%) Cisco
16 54 (1.70%) Delphix
17 52 (1.64%) EMC
18 48 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
19 41 (1.29%) F5
20 40 (1.26%) Talend