Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 433 687
Rank change year-on-year +230 +254 +131
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 2,847 1,267 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.74% 0.70% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.23% 3.74% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,192 1,050 552
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +9.57% +21.05%
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,875 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 39,392 33,873 24,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.08% 18.74% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31,658 27,885 20,856
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,900 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,475 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +235 2,704 £67,500 +6.30% 591
London +215 1,778 £72,500 +3.57% 363
UK excluding London +171 1,021 £57,500 +4.55% 253
North of England +63 294 £50,000 -7.41% 88
South East +102 189 £62,500 -0.40% 51
North West +26 166 £50,000 -7.41% 42
South West +48 155 £60,000 +29.73% 36
East of England +111 136 £57,500 -4.17% 36
Midlands +110 128 £65,000 +30.00% 18
Yorkshire +68 111 £50,000 -9.09% 31
Scotland +47 87 £50,000 -16.67% 15
East Midlands +73 76 £75,000 +53.06% 3
West Midlands +54 52 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Wales +26 27 £60,000 +14.29% 5
North East -4 16 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Northern Ireland 0 6 £51,250 +7.89% 5

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 2,326 (81.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2,100 (73.76%) Google
3 1,822 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,369 (48.09%) DevOps
5 1,202 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1,167 (40.99%) Python
7 1,136 (39.90%) Docker
8 924 (32.46%) Kubernetes
9 896 (31.47%) Linux
10 875 (30.73%) Java
11 723 (25.40%) Ansible
12 651 (22.87%) Microservices
13 609 (21.39%) Jenkins
14 595 (20.90%) Puppet
15 588 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
16 560 (19.67%) Software Engineering
17 518 (18.19%) Opscode Chef
18 508 (17.84%) Terraform
19 496 (17.42%) SQL
20 441 (15.49%) Finance
21 416 (14.61%) JavaScript
22 405 (14.23%) Web Services
23 404 (14.19%) Windows
24 402 (14.12%) Scrum
25 371 (13.03%) Big Data
26 367 (12.89%) Configuration Management
27 359 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
28 351 (12.33%) Open Source
29 348 (12.22%) Microsoft
30 346 (12.15%) TDD

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
1 243 (8.54%) Apache Spark
2 181 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
3 161 (5.66%) Apache
4 114 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 112 (3.93%) OpenStack
6 108 (3.79%) Tomcat
7 77 (2.70%) WebSphere
8 73 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 66 (2.32%) nginx
10 61 (2.14%) Confluence
11 51 (1.79%) MS Exchange
12 35 (1.23%) CMS
13 25 (0.88%) MQSeries
14 24 (0.84%) Apache Pig
15 20 (0.70%) IIS
16 17 (0.60%) JBoss
17 16 (0.56%) SharePoint
18 13 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 13 (0.46%) Ethereum
19 12 (0.42%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 60 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.32%) SPSS
5 4 (0.14%) Maya
6 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.070%) HipChat
7 2 (0.070%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.28%) Magento
2 8 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.070%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.070%) Ripple
5 1 (0.035%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.035%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2,326 (81.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1,822 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 284 (9.98%) PaaS
4 192 (6.74%) Serverless
5 179 (6.29%) IaaS
6 177 (6.22%) Cloud Computing
7 176 (6.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 169 (5.94%) IBM Cloud
9 168 (5.90%) SaaS
10 126 (4.43%) GitHub
11 122 (4.29%) OpenShift
12 98 (3.44%) Office 365
13 47 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
13 47 (1.65%) Google App Engine
14 42 (1.48%) Amazon S3
15 39 (1.37%) Slack
16 33 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
17 30 (1.05%) G Suite
18 29 (1.02%) Google Analytics
19 28 (0.98%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 123 (4.32%) Firewall
2 100 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 86 (3.02%) HTTP
4 81 (2.85%) DNS
5 67 (2.35%) SAN
6 57 (2.00%) Internet
7 47 (1.65%) VPN
8 35 (1.23%) VLAN
9 34 (1.19%) WAN
10 33 (1.16%) Network Security
11 28 (0.98%) DHCP
12 27 (0.95%) LAN
13 23 (0.81%) BIG-IP
14 21 (0.74%) Wireless
15 17 (0.60%) Wireshark
16 14 (0.49%) WebEx
17 13 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
17 13 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
19 10 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (13.03%) Big Data
2 296 (10.40%) NoSQL
3 252 (8.85%) Hadoop
4 246 (8.64%) MySQL
5 217 (7.62%) SQL Server
6 195 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
7 189 (6.64%) MongoDB
8 147 (5.16%) BigQuery
9 111 (3.90%) Relational Database
10 110 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
11 105 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 101 (3.55%) Amazon Redshift
13 87 (3.06%) Redis
14 73 (2.56%) HBase
15 70 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 63 (2.21%) Apache Hive
17 56 (1.97%) Blockchain
18 51 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 45 (1.58%) Flink
19 45 (1.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 609 (21.39%) Jenkins
2 329 (11.56%) Git (software)
3 258 (9.06%) JIRA
4 203 (7.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 187 (6.57%) TeamCity
6 132 (4.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 128 (4.50%) Selenium
8 120 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 103 (3.62%) GoCD
10 101 (3.55%) Travis CI
11 99 (3.48%) Subversion
12 98 (3.44%) Vagrant
13 92 (3.23%) Maven
14 73 (2.56%) CircleCI
15 69 (2.42%) IBM UrbanCode
16 50 (1.76%) gulp
17 47 (1.65%) Gradle
18 46 (1.62%) Cucumber
19 44 (1.55%) GitLab
20 39 (1.37%) webpack
General
1 441 (15.49%) Finance
2 217 (7.62%) Retail
3 177 (6.22%) Banking
4 108 (3.79%) Marketing
5 102 (3.58%) Law
6 100 (3.51%) Games
7 86 (3.02%) Telecoms
8 79 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 52 (1.83%) Electronics
10 27 (0.95%) Legal
11 25 (0.88%) Advertising
11 25 (0.88%) Publishing
12 24 (0.84%) Military
13 21 (0.74%) Multimedia
14 17 (0.60%) Local Government
15 12 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.32%) German Language
17 8 (0.28%) French Language
17 8 (0.28%) Italian Language
18 6 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 584 (20.51%) Developer
2 528 (18.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 491 (17.25%) Architect
4 318 (11.17%) Cloud Architect
5 215 (7.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 205 (7.20%) Consultant
7 172 (6.04%) Java Developer
8 168 (5.90%) Software Engineer
9 160 (5.62%) Senior DevOps
10 143 (5.02%) AWS Architect
11 139 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
12 137 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
13 131 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
14 117 (4.11%) Data Engineer
15 114 (4.00%) .NET Developer
16 107 (3.76%) Azure Architect
17 106 (3.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 97 (3.41%) Senior Developer
19 96 (3.37%) Cloud Developer
20 89 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (14.23%) Web Services
2 343 (12.05%) Node.js
3 306 (10.75%) .NET
4 260 (9.13%) AngularJS
4 260 (9.13%) React
5 228 (8.01%) Spring
6 208 (7.31%) HTML
7 186 (6.53%) Spring Boot
8 168 (5.90%) RESTful
9 167 (5.87%) CSS
10 165 (5.80%) REST
11 159 (5.58%) Kafka
12 139 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
13 112 (3.93%) ASP.NET
14 95 (3.34%) Java EE
15 91 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 89 (3.13%) SOAP
17 86 (3.02%) HTML5
18 75 (2.63%) .NET Core
19 58 (2.04%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 340 (11.94%) Public Cloud
2 213 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 185 (6.50%) Fintech
4 163 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
5 154 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 151 (5.30%) Cloud Native
7 122 (4.29%) Data Centre
8 118 (4.14%) Blog
8 118 (4.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 103 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
9 103 (3.62%) User Experience
10 91 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
11 90 (3.16%) Hedge funds
12 58 (2.04%) Algorithms
12 58 (2.04%) Management Information System
13 54 (1.90%) Private Cloud
14 46 (1.62%) Mobile App
15 42 (1.48%) Robotics
16 35 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
17 34 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 896 (31.47%) Linux
2 404 (14.19%) Windows
3 199 (6.99%) Unix
4 134 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 115 (4.04%) Ubuntu
6 98 (3.44%) Windows Server
7 94 (3.30%) CentOS
8 49 (1.72%) Debian
9 41 (1.44%) CoreOS
10 29 (1.02%) Android
11 28 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (0.84%) AIX
12 24 (0.84%) HPUX
13 22 (0.77%) Solaris
14 21 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (0.56%) Mesosphere
17 12 (0.42%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.39%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,369 (48.09%) DevOps
2 1,202 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 651 (22.87%) Microservices
4 588 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
5 560 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 402 (14.12%) Scrum
7 367 (12.89%) Configuration Management
8 359 (12.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 351 (12.33%) Open Source
10 346 (12.15%) TDD
11 338 (11.87%) Analytics
12 283 (9.94%) Test Automation
13 281 (9.87%) Machine Learning
14 213 (7.48%) BDD
15 198 (6.95%) Data Science
16 194 (6.81%) Artificial Intelligence
17 172 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
18 163 (5.73%) Problem-Solving
19 152 (5.34%) MVC
20 150 (5.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,167 (40.99%) Python
2 875 (30.73%) Java
3 496 (17.42%) SQL
4 416 (14.61%) JavaScript
5 338 (11.87%) Go
6 329 (11.56%) C#
7 317 (11.13%) Bash Shell
8 293 (10.29%) Ruby
9 226 (7.94%) PowerShell
10 191 (6.71%) Scala
11 136 (4.78%) Perl
12 126 (4.43%) Java 8
13 125 (4.39%) PHP
14 102 (3.58%) C++
15 83 (2.92%) TypeScript
16 74 (2.60%) R
17 72 (2.53%) C
18 69 (2.42%) ES6
19 52 (1.83%) T-SQL
20 47 (1.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 314 (11.03%) Degree
2 81 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 67 (2.35%) AWS Certification
4 45 (1.58%) Master's Degree
5 42 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 38 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 37 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (1.23%) MCSE
9 30 (1.05%) CISSP
10 26 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (0.88%) PhD
12 22 (0.77%) MBA
12 22 (0.77%) MCSA
13 19 (0.67%) RHCE
14 17 (0.60%) SANS
15 16 (0.56%) MCITP
16 14 (0.49%) CCNA
17 13 (0.46%) SC Cleared
18 12 (0.42%) CCIE
19 11 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (5.55%) QA
2 29 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.74%) GDPR
4 20 (0.70%) PMO
5 12 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.42%) SLA
6 11 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.28%) COBIT
7 8 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.11%) MiFID
10 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.11%) WCAG
11 2 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.035%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.035%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,136 (39.90%) Docker
2 157 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 113 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.55%) VirtualBox
6 31 (1.09%) vSphere
7 23 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (0.46%) Firmware
9 13 (0.46%) HDFS
10 12 (0.42%) iptables
10 12 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.32%) Xen
12 6 (0.21%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.21%) Snort
12 6 (0.21%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.21%) XenApp
12 6 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 924 (32.46%) Kubernetes
2 723 (25.40%) Ansible
3 595 (20.90%) Puppet
4 518 (18.19%) Opscode Chef
5 508 (17.84%) Terraform
6 110 (3.86%) Salt
7 98 (3.44%) Prometheus
8 88 (3.09%) Consul
9 70 (2.46%) Nagios
10 65 (2.28%) Graphite
11 63 (2.21%) Packer
12 59 (2.07%) Docker Swarm
13 55 (1.93%) Rundeck
14 48 (1.69%) Grafana
15 44 (1.55%) Rancher
16 42 (1.48%) Automic
16 42 (1.48%) Kibana
17 40 (1.40%) Mesos
18 37 (1.30%) ZABBIX
19 27 (0.95%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 2,100 (73.76%) Google
2 348 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 197 (6.92%) Red Hat
4 191 (6.71%) VMware
5 180 (6.32%) IBM
6 157 (5.51%) Splunk
7 144 (5.06%) SAP
8 135 (4.74%) Oracle
9 72 (2.53%) Cloudera
10 70 (2.46%) Atlassian
11 69 (2.42%) Tableau
12 62 (2.18%) Rackspace
13 59 (2.07%) ServiceNow
14 57 (2.00%) RedGate
15 52 (1.83%) Delphix
15 52 (1.83%) EMC
16 48 (1.69%) HP
16 48 (1.69%) Talend
17 47 (1.65%) New Relic
18 46 (1.62%) Cisco