Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 467 798
Rank change year-on-year +196 +331 +174
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 2,106 1,113 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 0.62% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.30% 3.70% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,627 920 431
UK median annual salary £62,500 £63,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.79% +14.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £94,325 £88,875 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +20.00% -

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 39,763 30,097 24,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.93% 16.84% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32,255 24,818 20,472
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +190 1,980 £62,500 -0.79% 385
London +142 1,189 £70,000 +7.69% 217
UK excluding London +180 877 £55,000 +1.85% 192
North of England +44 276 £52,500 -4.55% 65
South East +119 223 £60,000 +20.00% 42
North West +29 174 £55,000 -12.00% 36
Midlands +80 102 £56,250 +12.50% 18
Yorkshire +41 93 £52,500 -4.55% 19
East of England +74 89 £62,500 +38.89% 13
Scotland +54 87 £36,000 -48.57% 15
South West +39 83 £41,750 -33.20% 30
West Midlands +75 55 £55,000 +10.00% 15
East Midlands +28 47 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Wales +28 14 £53,750 +22.86% 6
North East -24 8 £47,500 +26.67% 10
Northern Ireland -12 3 £60,000 +26.32% 3

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1,791 (85.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1,584 (75.21%) Google
3 1,394 (66.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,075 (51.04%) DevOps
5 991 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 911 (43.26%) Docker
7 842 (39.98%) Python
8 729 (34.62%) GCP
9 697 (33.10%) Linux
10 643 (30.53%) Java
11 631 (29.96%) Kubernetes
12 613 (29.11%) Ansible
13 578 (27.45%) Jenkins
14 565 (26.83%) Puppet
15 554 (26.31%) Continuous Integration
16 530 (25.17%) Opscode Chef
17 444 (21.08%) Terraform
18 441 (20.94%) Microservices
19 391 (18.57%) SQL
20 387 (18.38%) Software Engineering
21 386 (18.33%) Git (software)
22 351 (16.67%) JavaScript
23 342 (16.24%) Web Services
24 341 (16.19%) Open Source
25 322 (15.29%) Scrum
26 309 (14.67%) Finance
27 298 (14.15%) Configuration Management
28 286 (13.58%) TDD
28 286 (13.58%) Bash Shell
29 281 (13.34%) AngularJS

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
1 168 (7.98%) Apache Spark
2 139 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
3 118 (5.60%) Apache
4 109 (5.18%) OpenStack
5 87 (4.13%) Tomcat
6 61 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 44 (2.09%) WebLogic
8 43 (2.04%) WebSphere
9 34 (1.61%) nginx
10 33 (1.57%) IIS
11 31 (1.47%) Confluence
12 22 (1.04%) JBoss
13 21 (1.00%) CMS
14 17 (0.81%) Ethereum
15 16 (0.76%) Apache Pig
16 13 (0.62%) WordPress
17 12 (0.57%) SharePoint
18 10 (0.47%) Drupal
18 10 (0.47%) MQSeries
18 10 (0.47%) Mule
Applications
1 8 (0.38%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.14%) SPSS
5 2 (0.095%) Blender
5 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.047%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.047%) HipChat
6 1 (0.047%) Maya
6 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.24%) Magento
4 2 (0.095%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.095%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.095%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.095%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.047%) BASE24
5 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.047%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.047%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,791 (85.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1,394 (66.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 220 (10.45%) PaaS
4 211 (10.02%) IaaS
5 150 (7.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 144 (6.84%) Serverless
7 136 (6.46%) SaaS
8 104 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
9 90 (4.27%) IBM Cloud
10 87 (4.13%) GitHub
11 69 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
12 62 (2.94%) Amazon S3
13 56 (2.66%) OpenShift
14 46 (2.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 45 (2.14%) Office 365
16 44 (2.09%) Google App Engine
17 28 (1.33%) Sumo Logic
18 27 (1.28%) CloudBees
18 27 (1.28%) Loggly
19 25 (1.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 99 (4.70%) HTTP
2 90 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 86 (4.08%) DNS
4 59 (2.80%) Internet
5 54 (2.56%) Firewall
6 35 (1.66%) VPN
7 28 (1.33%) Wireless
8 27 (1.28%) DHCP
9 26 (1.23%) Kerberos
10 24 (1.14%) SMS
11 22 (1.04%) Network Security
12 21 (1.00%) Wireshark
13 19 (0.90%) WAN
14 16 (0.76%) LAN
15 14 (0.66%) IPsec
15 14 (0.66%) SAN
16 12 (0.57%) VLAN
16 12 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (0.52%) NAS
17 11 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (12.25%) NoSQL
2 218 (10.35%) MongoDB
3 206 (9.78%) Big Data
4 202 (9.59%) MySQL
5 192 (9.12%) Hadoop
6 167 (7.93%) SQL Server
7 147 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
8 125 (5.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 85 (4.04%) Relational Database
10 78 (3.70%) Redis
11 76 (3.61%) BigQuery
12 66 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
13 58 (2.75%) Blockchain
14 55 (2.61%) Amazon Redshift
15 46 (2.18%) Apache Hive
16 45 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 44 (2.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 43 (2.04%) HBase
19 37 (1.76%) Neo4j
20 35 (1.66%) Impala
Development Applications
1 578 (27.45%) Jenkins
2 386 (18.33%) Git (software)
3 195 (9.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 184 (8.74%) JIRA
5 149 (7.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 134 (6.36%) TeamCity
7 122 (5.79%) Vagrant
8 121 (5.75%) Subversion
9 113 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 102 (4.84%) Maven
11 89 (4.23%) GoCD
12 72 (3.42%) Selenium
13 55 (2.61%) Grunt
14 54 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
14 54 (2.56%) Travis CI
15 53 (2.52%) gulp
16 41 (1.95%) Visual Studio
17 40 (1.90%) Gradle
18 35 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
18 35 (1.66%) webpack
General
1 309 (14.67%) Finance
2 185 (8.78%) Retail
3 123 (5.84%) Marketing
4 81 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 73 (3.47%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.71%) Banking
7 54 (2.56%) Games
8 46 (2.18%) Law
9 34 (1.61%) Electronics
10 30 (1.42%) German Language
11 23 (1.09%) Italian Language
11 23 (1.09%) Local Government
12 13 (0.62%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.57%) Advertising
14 10 (0.47%) Automotive
15 9 (0.43%) Legal
15 9 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.38%) Publishing
17 6 (0.28%) Investment Banking
18 5 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 552 (26.21%) Developer
2 368 (17.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 339 (16.10%) Architect
4 215 (10.21%) Consultant
5 202 (9.59%) Cloud Architect
6 165 (7.83%) Java Developer
7 151 (7.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 142 (6.74%) Software Engineer
9 137 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
10 112 (5.32%) AWS Engineer
11 110 (5.22%) Senior DevOps
12 96 (4.56%) Data Engineer
13 95 (4.51%) C# Developer
14 91 (4.32%) .NET Developer
14 91 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
15 90 (4.27%) AWS Architect
15 90 (4.27%) Senior Developer
16 81 (3.85%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 79 (3.75%) Java Engineer
18 78 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (16.24%) Web Services
2 281 (13.34%) AngularJS
3 270 (12.82%) .NET
4 247 (11.73%) React
5 241 (11.44%) Node.js
6 217 (10.30%) HTML
7 163 (7.74%) RESTful
8 159 (7.55%) CSS
9 155 (7.36%) REST
10 144 (6.84%) Spring
11 118 (5.60%) Elastic Stack
12 111 (5.27%) Spring Boot
13 105 (4.99%) ASP.NET
14 101 (4.80%) Kafka
15 97 (4.61%) HTML5
16 80 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
17 78 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
18 75 (3.56%) Sass
19 58 (2.75%) D3.js
20 50 (2.37%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 209 (9.92%) Public Cloud
2 144 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 107 (5.08%) Fintech
4 97 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
5 90 (4.27%) User Experience
6 81 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 81 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
7 80 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
8 79 (3.75%) Blog
9 74 (3.51%) Cloud Native
10 58 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
11 56 (2.66%) Management Information System
12 44 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
13 37 (1.76%) Algorithms
14 35 (1.66%) Private Cloud
15 27 (1.28%) Virtual Team
16 26 (1.23%) Mobile App
17 23 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
18 19 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 697 (33.10%) Linux
2 267 (12.68%) Windows
3 218 (10.35%) Unix
4 71 (3.37%) CentOS
5 66 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 36 (1.71%) CoreOS
8 34 (1.61%) Windows Server
9 26 (1.23%) Debian
10 23 (1.09%) Android
11 19 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 15 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.52%) AIX
13 11 (0.52%) HPUX
13 11 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.52%) Solaris
14 10 (0.47%) DC/OS
15 8 (0.38%) Fedora
16 7 (0.33%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,075 (51.04%) DevOps
2 991 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 554 (26.31%) Continuous Integration
4 441 (20.94%) Microservices
5 387 (18.38%) Software Engineering
6 341 (16.19%) Open Source
7 322 (15.29%) Scrum
8 298 (14.15%) Configuration Management
9 286 (13.58%) TDD
10 243 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 212 (10.07%) Analytics
12 203 (9.64%) Test Automation
13 166 (7.88%) Machine Learning
14 155 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
15 141 (6.70%) Migration
16 132 (6.27%) MVC
17 126 (5.98%) Artificial Intelligence
17 126 (5.98%) Continuous Deployment
18 119 (5.65%) Pair Programming
19 115 (5.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 842 (39.98%) Python
2 643 (30.53%) Java
3 391 (18.57%) SQL
4 351 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 286 (13.58%) Bash Shell
6 270 (12.82%) C#
7 255 (12.11%) Go
8 251 (11.92%) Ruby
9 160 (7.60%) PowerShell
10 120 (5.70%) PHP
11 114 (5.41%) Scala
12 100 (4.75%) Java 8
13 90 (4.27%) Perl
14 86 (4.08%) ES6
15 76 (3.61%) C++
16 75 (3.56%) TypeScript
17 55 (2.61%) Shell Script
18 41 (1.95%) T-SQL
19 33 (1.57%) R
20 30 (1.42%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 190 (9.02%) Degree
2 69 (3.28%) AWS Certification
3 64 (3.04%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.80%) CISSP
5 34 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (1.42%) SANS
8 29 (1.38%) CISM
9 28 (1.33%) CCNA
9 28 (1.33%) CSSLP
9 28 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (1.28%) Master's Degree
11 24 (1.14%) CCIE
12 23 (1.09%) CCIE Data Center
12 23 (1.09%) CCIE Service Provider
12 23 (1.09%) EMC Certification
13 22 (1.04%) PhD
14 21 (1.00%) VCAP
14 21 (1.00%) VCDX
15 17 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 729 (34.62%) GCP
2 95 (4.51%) QA
3 28 (1.33%) HIPAA
4 15 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.66%) SLA
6 10 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.38%) GDPR
8 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.14%) COBIT
9 3 (0.14%) MiFID
10 2 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.095%) PMO
11 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.047%) WCAG
System Software
1 911 (43.26%) Docker
2 100 (4.75%) Active Directory
3 73 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (2.04%) VirtualBox
5 40 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 22 (1.04%) HDFS
7 20 (0.95%) Apache Flume
8 16 (0.76%) vSphere
9 14 (0.66%) Xen
10 13 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.47%) XenServer
12 8 (0.38%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.28%) LXC
14 5 (0.24%) vCloud
15 4 (0.19%) Ceph
15 4 (0.19%) XenApp
15 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.14%) KVM
16 3 (0.14%) Varnish
16 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 631 (29.96%) Kubernetes
2 613 (29.11%) Ansible
3 565 (26.83%) Puppet
4 530 (25.17%) Opscode Chef
5 444 (21.08%) Terraform
6 83 (3.94%) Salt
7 81 (3.85%) Nagios
8 69 (3.28%) Prometheus
9 67 (3.18%) Docker Swarm
10 66 (3.13%) Consul
11 54 (2.56%) Rundeck
12 49 (2.33%) Packer
13 43 (2.04%) Rancher
14 40 (1.90%) Graphite
15 35 (1.66%) Grafana
15 35 (1.66%) ZABBIX
16 30 (1.42%) Kibana
17 25 (1.19%) Automic
18 23 (1.09%) Mesos
19 20 (0.95%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1,584 (75.21%) Google
2 274 (13.01%) Microsoft
3 143 (6.79%) Splunk
4 139 (6.60%) Oracle
5 135 (6.41%) VMware
6 107 (5.08%) IBM
7 105 (4.99%) Red Hat
8 91 (4.32%) SAP
9 73 (3.47%) Cloudera
10 71 (3.37%) Talend
11 69 (3.28%) Rackspace
12 56 (2.66%) ServiceNow
13 55 (2.61%) New Relic
14 54 (2.56%) Cisco
14 54 (2.56%) Delphix
14 54 (2.56%) RedGate
15 51 (2.42%) Informatica
16 40 (1.90%) Tableau
17 39 (1.85%) Atlassian
18 36 (1.71%) Dell