Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 454 760 913
Rank change year-on-year +306 +153 +235
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 1139 537 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.79% 2.27% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 955 453 316
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +26.37% -9.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%

Google Cloud Platform is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30075 23674 18972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.02% 11.95% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24704 19980 15344
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +296 1096 £65,000 +13.04% 98
London +218 647 £70,000 +16.67% 55
UK excluding London +258 479 £55,000 +22.22% 46
North of England +175 242 £54,000 -16.92% 14
North West +108 146 £58,750 +67.86% 10
South East +118 97 £57,500 +35.29% 13
Yorkshire +52 80 £55,000 -15.38% 3
South West +39 61 £62,500 +13.64% 6
East of England -35 25 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Midlands +45 23 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Scotland +15 18 £70,000 +60.00% 3
North East +42 16 £50,000 -34.43% 1
West Midlands +20 13 £50,000 +42.86%
Northern Ireland - 11 £47,500 -
East Midlands +30 10 £63,750 -29.17% 1
Wales - 2 £43,750 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 985 (86.48%) Google
2 913 (80.16%) Amazon AWS
3 532 (46.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 525 (46.09%) Python
5 477 (41.88%) DevOps
6 419 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
7 409 (35.91%) Docker
8 397 (34.86%) Java
9 336 (29.50%) Puppet
10 329 (28.88%) Linux
11 283 (24.85%) Kubernetes
12 281 (24.67%) Ansible
13 265 (23.27%) SQL
14 262 (23.00%) Jenkins
15 261 (22.91%) Opscode Chef
16 252 (22.12%) Big Data
17 235 (20.63%) Hadoop
18 232 (20.37%) Finance
19 220 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
20 200 (17.56%) NoSQL
21 192 (16.86%) JavaScript
22 177 (15.54%) Analytics
23 176 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
24 168 (14.75%) Marketing
25 167 (14.66%) Machine Learning
26 166 (14.57%) Apache Spark
26 166 (14.57%) Windows
27 165 (14.49%) TDD
28 164 (14.40%) GCP
29 161 (14.14%) Web Services

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
1 166 (14.57%) Apache Spark
2 128 (11.24%) Elasticsearch
3 82 (7.20%) Apache
4 66 (5.79%) OpenStack
5 46 (4.04%) nginx
6 33 (2.90%) Apache Solr
7 25 (2.19%) IIS
8 22 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (1.67%) JBoss
10 15 (1.32%) Confluence
10 15 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.23%) SAS
12 13 (1.14%) CloudStack
12 13 (1.14%) WebLogic
13 12 (1.05%) Jetty
13 12 (1.05%) Tornado
14 10 (0.88%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.79%) Luigi
16 8 (0.70%) Apache Pig
17 7 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.44%) SPSS
5 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.35%) Weka
6 1 (0.088%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Revive Adserver
1 6 (0.53%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.088%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 913 (80.16%) Amazon AWS
2 532 (46.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (6.50%) IaaS
4 55 (4.83%) GitHub
5 51 (4.48%) SaaS
6 50 (4.39%) PaaS
7 43 (3.78%) Google App Engine
8 42 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (3.25%) CloudBees
10 36 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 31 (2.72%) Google Analytics
12 27 (2.37%) OpenShift
13 25 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (2.19%) IBM Cloud
14 20 (1.76%) Heroku
15 14 (1.23%) Bluemix
15 14 (1.23%) Loggly
15 14 (1.23%) Sumo Logic
16 12 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (1.05%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.74%) Internet
2 51 (4.48%) Firewall
3 34 (2.99%) DNS
4 21 (1.84%) SAN
5 19 (1.67%) SSL
5 19 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.49%) HTTP
7 14 (1.23%) Network Security
8 13 (1.14%) VPN
9 10 (0.88%) AMQP
9 10 (0.88%) BGP
9 10 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (0.88%) MPLS
10 9 (0.79%) VLAN
11 8 (0.70%) VoIP
12 7 (0.61%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (0.61%) LAN
12 7 (0.61%) SMTP
12 7 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (22.12%) Big Data
2 235 (20.63%) Hadoop
3 200 (17.56%) NoSQL
4 142 (12.47%) BigQuery
4 142 (12.47%) MySQL
5 123 (10.80%) MongoDB
6 116 (10.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 107 (9.39%) SQL Server
8 85 (7.46%) Relational Database
9 84 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
10 82 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
11 73 (6.41%) Redis
12 59 (5.18%) HBase
13 58 (5.09%) Apache Hive
14 44 (3.86%) Amazon Redshift
15 27 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 25 (2.19%) Looker
18 24 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (1.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 262 (23.00%) Jenkins
2 145 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 113 (9.92%) Vagrant
4 93 (8.17%) Maven
5 85 (7.46%) JIRA
6 70 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 65 (5.71%) Selenium
8 46 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 45 (3.95%) Talend Open Studio
10 43 (3.78%) Octopus Deploy
11 42 (3.69%) TeamCity
12 41 (3.60%) Subversion
13 38 (3.34%) GoCD
14 37 (3.25%) GitLab
15 36 (3.16%) ClearCase
15 36 (3.16%) HP UFT
16 32 (2.81%) Cucumber
17 25 (2.19%) Hudson
18 20 (1.76%) AnthillPro
18 20 (1.76%) CruiseControl
General
1 232 (20.37%) Finance
2 168 (14.75%) Marketing
3 148 (12.99%) Manufacturing
4 144 (12.64%) Telecoms
5 124 (10.89%) Electronics
6 60 (5.27%) Retail
7 50 (4.39%) Games
8 30 (2.63%) Publishing
9 18 (1.58%) Local Government
10 15 (1.32%) Banking
11 13 (1.14%) Advertising
12 12 (1.05%) Law
13 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.61%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.35%) Automotive
16 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.18%) French Language
17 2 (0.18%) Front Office
18 1 (0.088%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 273 (23.97%) Developer
2 198 (17.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 156 (13.70%) Architect
4 99 (8.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 91 (7.99%) Cloud Architect
6 89 (7.81%) Consultant
7 80 (7.02%) Java Developer
8 77 (6.76%) Data Engineer
9 70 (6.15%) Senior Developer
10 63 (5.53%) Software Engineer
11 53 (4.65%) Lead DevOps
12 47 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
13 45 (3.95%) Python Developer
14 42 (3.69%) Analyst
15 40 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
16 39 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
17 38 (3.34%) Java Engineer
18 37 (3.25%) Administrator
18 37 (3.25%) Data Scientist
18 37 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (14.14%) Web Services
2 122 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 116 (10.18%) .NET
4 113 (9.92%) Node.js
5 104 (9.13%) React
6 93 (8.17%) CSS
7 92 (8.08%) HTML
8 78 (6.85%) Elastic Stack
9 76 (6.67%) Spring
10 75 (6.58%) RESTful
11 66 (5.79%) Kafka
12 62 (5.44%) RabbitMQ
13 52 (4.57%) HTML5
14 51 (4.48%) jQuery
15 50 (4.39%) REST
16 44 (3.86%) Natural Language Processing
17 42 (3.69%) LAMP
18 41 (3.60%) ActiveMQ
19 38 (3.34%) Hibernate
20 34 (2.99%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 121 (10.62%) Public Cloud
2 94 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 60 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (4.04%) Fintech
6 42 (3.69%) Data Centre
6 42 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (3.42%) Private Cloud
8 34 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 32 (2.81%) Management Information System
10 28 (2.46%) Mobile App
11 26 (2.28%) Blog
12 25 (2.19%) User Experience
13 22 (1.93%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.67%) Replication
15 16 (1.40%) Semantic Web
16 15 (1.32%) Algorithms
17 12 (1.05%) Virtual Team
18 10 (0.88%) HoloLens
18 10 (0.88%) HTC Vive
Operating Systems
1 329 (28.88%) Linux
2 166 (14.57%) Windows
3 116 (10.18%) Unix
4 44 (3.86%) CoreOS
5 40 (3.51%) CentOS
6 35 (3.07%) Windows Server
7 30 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (1.76%) Android
10 17 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.49%) Ubuntu
11 16 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (1.05%) Debian
13 3 (0.26%) VMS
14 2 (0.18%) Fedora
14 2 (0.18%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.18%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.088%) AIX
15 1 (0.088%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.088%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (41.88%) DevOps
2 419 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
4 177 (15.54%) Analytics
5 176 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
6 167 (14.66%) Machine Learning
7 165 (14.49%) TDD
8 150 (13.17%) Software Engineering
9 144 (12.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 142 (12.47%) Open Source
11 133 (11.68%) Scrum
12 128 (11.24%) Configuration Management
12 128 (11.24%) Programme Management
13 125 (10.97%) Digital Marketing
13 125 (10.97%) Microservices
14 97 (8.52%) BDD
15 88 (7.73%) E-Commerce
16 86 (7.55%) Test Automation
17 84 (7.37%) Mentoring
18 76 (6.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 525 (46.09%) Python
2 397 (34.86%) Java
3 265 (23.27%) SQL
4 192 (16.86%) JavaScript
5 152 (13.35%) Ruby
6 146 (12.82%) Go
7 133 (11.68%) Bash Shell
8 117 (10.27%) Scala
9 110 (9.66%) C++
10 107 (9.39%) PHP
11 98 (8.60%) C#
12 58 (5.09%) Shell Script
13 56 (4.92%) R
14 49 (4.30%) C
15 43 (3.78%) Perl
16 33 (2.90%) PowerShell
17 28 (2.46%) Groovy
18 20 (1.76%) MATLAB
19 14 (1.23%) Clojure
20 13 (1.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 152 (13.35%) Degree
2 48 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.40%) CISSP
6 11 (0.97%) CISM
6 11 (0.97%) PhD
7 8 (0.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (0.70%) CISA
7 8 (0.70%) CSSLP
7 8 (0.70%) SANS
8 6 (0.53%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.53%) CCNP
8 6 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.26%) CCMSE
11 3 (0.26%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (14.40%) GCP
2 69 (6.06%) QA
3 11 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.97%) SLA
4 8 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.70%) SSAE 16
5 5 (0.44%) COBIT
6 3 (0.26%) GDPR
6 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 409 (35.91%) Docker
2 54 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.39%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.37%) Varnish
5 25 (2.19%) Active Directory
6 14 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.97%) HDFS
8 10 (0.88%) vCloud
8 10 (0.88%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.61%) KVM
10 7 (0.61%) vSphere
11 6 (0.53%) Xen
12 4 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.26%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.18%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.18%) etcd
14 2 (0.18%) flannel
14 2 (0.18%) LXC
14 2 (0.18%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 336 (29.50%) Puppet
2 283 (24.85%) Kubernetes
3 281 (24.67%) Ansible
4 261 (22.91%) Opscode Chef
5 80 (7.02%) Nagios
6 79 (6.94%) Terraform
7 42 (3.69%) Graphite
8 31 (2.72%) logstash
9 29 (2.55%) Packer
9 29 (2.55%) Prometheus
10 27 (2.37%) HAProxy
10 27 (2.37%) Kibana
10 27 (2.37%) Mesos
11 26 (2.28%) ZABBIX
12 20 (1.76%) CA Service Virtualization
12 20 (1.76%) Salt
13 18 (1.58%) Grafana
14 17 (1.49%) Capistrano
14 17 (1.49%) Zipkin
15 14 (1.23%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 985 (86.48%) Google
2 159 (13.96%) Microsoft
3 137 (12.03%) SAP
4 101 (8.87%) VMware
5 68 (5.97%) Tableau
6 65 (5.71%) New Relic
7 61 (5.36%) Rackspace
8 58 (5.09%) SaltStack
9 49 (4.30%) Oracle
10 45 (3.95%) Talend
11 44 (3.86%) IBM
12 38 (3.34%) AppDynamics
13 35 (3.07%) Dynatrace
13 35 (3.07%) Splunk
14 34 (2.99%) Citrix
14 34 (2.99%) Red Hat
15 30 (2.63%) CA
16 29 (2.55%) XebiaLabs
17 27 (2.37%) Cisco
18 22 (1.93%) HP