Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 728 802
Rank change year-on-year +291 +74 +343
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 1174 552 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.69% 2.28% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 975 483 395
UK median annual salary £63,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.43% +27.78% -18.18%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.77% +14.71% -17.07%

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 31805 24248 19789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.18% 12.64% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 26150 20395 16257
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,750 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 1136 £65,000 +13.04% 138
London +175 659 £70,000 +16.67% 93
UK excluding London +281 504 £54,000 +10.77% 51
North of England +151 230 £52,500 -19.23% 11
North West +115 139 £54,000 +20.00% 7
South East +122 93 £63,000 +48.24% 7
South West +90 88 £52,500 +16.67% 10
Yorkshire +52 74 £51,250 -21.15% 4
East of England +12 39 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Midlands +46 25 £50,000 - 6
West Midlands +42 20 £50,000 - 4
Scotland -11 17 £60,000 +37.14% 6
North East - 17 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 11 £47,500 -
East Midlands +36 5 £70,000 -6.67% 2
Wales - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 995 (84.75%) Google
2 932 (79.39%) Amazon AWS
3 547 (46.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 519 (44.21%) Python
5 465 (39.61%) DevOps
6 458 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
7 429 (36.54%) Java
8 414 (35.26%) Docker
9 341 (29.05%) Linux
10 339 (28.88%) Puppet
11 287 (24.45%) Ansible
12 286 (24.36%) Kubernetes
13 283 (24.11%) SQL
14 270 (23.00%) Big Data
15 268 (22.83%) Jenkins
16 260 (22.15%) Opscode Chef
17 250 (21.29%) Finance
18 229 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
19 224 (19.08%) Hadoop
20 223 (18.99%) JavaScript
21 214 (18.23%) NoSQL
22 209 (17.80%) GCP
23 199 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
24 195 (16.61%) Analytics
25 191 (16.27%) Software Engineering
26 177 (15.08%) Web Services
27 172 (14.65%) Apache Spark
28 169 (14.40%) Machine Learning
29 164 (13.97%) Ruby
30 162 (13.80%) Degree

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
1 172 (14.65%) Apache Spark
2 137 (11.67%) Elasticsearch
3 94 (8.01%) Apache
4 69 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 41 (3.49%) nginx
6 25 (2.13%) Apache Solr
6 25 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 22 (1.87%) IIS
8 20 (1.70%) SAS
9 19 (1.62%) Confluence
10 15 (1.28%) CloudStack
10 15 (1.28%) JBoss
11 14 (1.19%) WebLogic
12 13 (1.11%) Skype for Business
12 13 (1.11%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.85%) Jetty
14 9 (0.77%) CMS
14 9 (0.77%) Tornado
15 8 (0.68%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (0.85%) SPSS
2 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Revive Adserver
2 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 932 (79.39%) Amazon AWS
2 547 (46.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (6.22%) IaaS
4 63 (5.37%) GitHub
5 58 (4.94%) SaaS
6 55 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (4.68%) PaaS
7 45 (3.83%) Google App Engine
8 35 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 27 (2.30%) IBM Cloud
10 26 (2.21%) CloudBees
11 25 (2.13%) Google Analytics
12 23 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (1.96%) Google Compute Engine
13 18 (1.53%) Bluemix
14 17 (1.45%) Heroku
15 14 (1.19%) Loggly
15 14 (1.19%) OpenShift
15 14 (1.19%) Sumo Logic
16 12 (1.02%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.92%) Firewall
2 35 (2.98%) Internet
3 30 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.79%) HTTP
5 19 (1.62%) DNS
6 13 (1.11%) Network Security
7 9 (0.77%) LDAP
7 9 (0.77%) SMTP
7 9 (0.77%) VLAN
8 8 (0.68%) AMQP
8 8 (0.68%) LAN
8 8 (0.68%) SAN
9 6 (0.51%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.51%) InfiniBand
10 5 (0.43%) IMAP
10 5 (0.43%) Skype
10 5 (0.43%) WAN
11 4 (0.34%) NAS
11 4 (0.34%) SSL
12 3 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (23.00%) Big Data
2 224 (19.08%) Hadoop
3 214 (18.23%) NoSQL
4 161 (13.71%) MySQL
5 127 (10.82%) BigQuery
6 112 (9.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 107 (9.11%) MongoDB
8 98 (8.35%) Relational Database
9 93 (7.92%) SQL Server
10 88 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
11 87 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
12 82 (6.98%) Redis
13 52 (4.43%) HBase
14 49 (4.17%) Apache Hive
15 34 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
16 32 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 23 (1.96%) Looker
18 21 (1.79%) MariaDB
19 20 (1.70%) RDBMS
20 18 (1.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 268 (22.83%) Jenkins
2 151 (12.86%) Git (software)
3 105 (8.94%) Vagrant
4 93 (7.92%) Maven
5 69 (5.88%) JIRA
6 58 (4.94%) Selenium
7 57 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 44 (3.75%) Talend Open Studio
9 42 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (3.15%) TeamCity
11 36 (3.07%) Subversion
12 35 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 30 (2.56%) GitLab
14 28 (2.39%) GoCD
15 25 (2.13%) ClearCase
15 25 (2.13%) Cucumber
15 25 (2.13%) HP UFT
16 21 (1.79%) Grunt
16 21 (1.79%) JUnit
17 19 (1.62%) Codeception
General
1 250 (21.29%) Finance
2 161 (13.71%) Marketing
3 141 (12.01%) Telecoms
4 140 (11.93%) Manufacturing
5 123 (10.48%) Electronics
6 49 (4.17%) Retail
7 47 (4.00%) Games
8 34 (2.90%) Publishing
9 22 (1.87%) Banking
10 11 (0.94%) Advertising
11 10 (0.85%) Local Government
12 9 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.60%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.51%) Automotive
14 6 (0.51%) Law
15 5 (0.43%) Legal
15 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.17%) French Language
17 2 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 308 (26.24%) Developer
2 198 (16.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 146 (12.44%) Architect
4 103 (8.77%) Java Developer
5 93 (7.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 84 (7.16%) Cloud Architect
7 83 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 69 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 66 (5.62%) Consultant
10 56 (4.77%) Analyst
10 56 (4.77%) Data Engineer
11 50 (4.26%) Lead DevOps
12 49 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
13 48 (4.09%) AWS Engineer
14 43 (3.66%) Python Developer
15 41 (3.49%) JavaScript Developer
15 41 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
16 40 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
17 39 (3.32%) Senior DevOps
17 39 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (15.08%) Web Services
2 148 (12.61%) AngularJS
3 124 (10.56%) React
4 118 (10.05%) .NET
5 109 (9.28%) HTML
6 106 (9.03%) CSS
7 105 (8.94%) Node.js
8 96 (8.18%) RESTful
9 86 (7.33%) Spring
10 71 (6.05%) Elastic Stack
11 61 (5.20%) HTML5
12 54 (4.60%) Kafka
13 52 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
14 51 (4.34%) REST
15 49 (4.17%) jQuery
15 49 (4.17%) LAMP
16 43 (3.66%) ActiveMQ
16 43 (3.66%) Natural Language Processing
17 42 (3.58%) LEMP Stack
18 35 (2.98%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.97%) Public Cloud
2 92 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 57 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (4.60%) Fintech
5 44 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (3.15%) Data Centre
7 36 (3.07%) User Experience
8 33 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 29 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 28 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
10 28 (2.39%) Private Cloud
11 25 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 25 (2.13%) Replication
12 24 (2.04%) Blog
13 23 (1.96%) Data Structures
14 21 (1.79%) Algorithms
15 16 (1.36%) Virtual Team
16 12 (1.02%) Hedge funds
17 11 (0.94%) HoloLens
17 11 (0.94%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 341 (29.05%) Linux
2 134 (11.41%) Windows
3 131 (11.16%) Unix
4 41 (3.49%) CentOS
5 38 (3.24%) CoreOS
6 32 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (2.47%) Ubuntu
8 23 (1.96%) Windows Server
9 16 (1.36%) Android
9 16 (1.36%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.36%) Debian
10 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.34%) Solaris
13 3 (0.26%) AIX
13 3 (0.26%) HPUX
14 2 (0.17%) Fedora
14 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.085%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (39.61%) DevOps
2 458 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 199 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
5 195 (16.61%) Analytics
6 191 (16.27%) Software Engineering
7 169 (14.40%) Machine Learning
8 158 (13.46%) TDD
9 142 (12.10%) Microservices
10 137 (11.67%) Configuration Management
11 136 (11.58%) Scrum
12 134 (11.41%) Continuous Delivery
13 133 (11.33%) Programme Management
14 129 (10.99%) Open Source
15 125 (10.65%) Digital Marketing
16 91 (7.75%) Mentoring
17 83 (7.07%) BDD
18 77 (6.56%) ETL
18 77 (6.56%) Test Automation
19 73 (6.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 519 (44.21%) Python
2 429 (36.54%) Java
3 283 (24.11%) SQL
4 223 (18.99%) JavaScript
5 164 (13.97%) Ruby
6 154 (13.12%) Go
7 134 (11.41%) Bash Shell
8 117 (9.97%) PHP
9 114 (9.71%) Scala
10 112 (9.54%) C++
11 93 (7.92%) C#
12 62 (5.28%) Shell Script
13 53 (4.51%) R
14 48 (4.09%) C
15 47 (4.00%) Perl
16 35 (2.98%) Groovy
16 35 (2.98%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.19%) MATLAB
18 11 (0.94%) ES6
19 9 (0.77%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 162 (13.80%) Degree
2 44 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.45%) PhD
4 16 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.19%) CISSP
6 13 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.85%) CISM
8 8 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (0.68%) CISA
8 8 (0.68%) CSSLP
8 8 (0.68%) SANS
9 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.51%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.43%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.34%) ISEB
12 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.26%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.17%) CCNA
14 2 (0.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (17.80%) GCP
2 71 (6.05%) QA
3 25 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.02%) GDPR
5 11 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.60%) SSAE 16
7 5 (0.43%) COBIT
7 5 (0.43%) SLA
8 4 (0.34%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.085%) HL7
System Software
1 414 (35.26%) Docker
2 66 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.34%) Hyper-V
4 27 (2.30%) Active Directory
5 22 (1.87%) Varnish
6 13 (1.11%) KVM
7 12 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.85%) Ceph
9 9 (0.77%) HDFS
10 8 (0.68%) vCloud
11 6 (0.51%) GPFS
11 6 (0.51%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 6 (0.51%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.51%) vSphere
12 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.34%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.26%) Xen
14 3 (0.26%) XenServer
15 2 (0.17%) OpenAM
15 2 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 339 (28.88%) Puppet
2 287 (24.45%) Ansible
3 286 (24.36%) Kubernetes
4 260 (22.15%) Opscode Chef
5 78 (6.64%) Terraform
6 57 (4.86%) Nagios
7 33 (2.81%) Packer
8 31 (2.64%) Graphite
8 31 (2.64%) Mesos
9 29 (2.47%) Prometheus
10 26 (2.21%) logstash
11 23 (1.96%) Grafana
12 22 (1.87%) Kibana
13 21 (1.79%) HAProxy
13 21 (1.79%) Salt
14 20 (1.70%) ZABBIX
15 19 (1.62%) Capistrano
16 17 (1.45%) linkerd
16 17 (1.45%) Zipkin
17 12 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 995 (84.75%) Google
2 136 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 133 (11.33%) SAP
4 96 (8.18%) VMware
5 62 (5.28%) Tableau
6 55 (4.68%) Oracle
7 54 (4.60%) SaltStack
8 51 (4.34%) Rackspace
9 47 (4.00%) IBM
10 46 (3.92%) Citrix
11 44 (3.75%) Talend
12 42 (3.58%) New Relic
13 38 (3.24%) Red Hat
14 33 (2.81%) Splunk
15 25 (2.13%) AppDynamics
16 24 (2.04%) Dynatrace
17 21 (1.79%) XebiaLabs
18 19 (1.62%) Adobe
19 16 (1.36%) CA
19 16 (1.36%) Cisco