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

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 394 588 776
Rank change year-on-year +194 +188 +347
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 1,349 702 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.90% 2.97% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 652 465
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -14.29%

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 34,594 23,636 20,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.95% 13.54% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28,653 19,816 17,448
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,475 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 January 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 January 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 +198 1,278 £62,500 +13.64% 312
London +125 701 £70,000 +21.74% 167
UK excluding London +244 635 £52,500 +5.00% 152
North of England +109 185 £54,750 -12.40% 47
South West +95 117 £43,750 -12.50% 21
North West +81 116 £62,500 - 33
South East +33 109 £55,000 +10.00% 39
Midlands +50 92 £50,000 - 19
East of England +53 73 £60,000 +33.33% 19
Yorkshire +53 60 £47,500 -26.92% 14
Scotland +10 56 £45,000 -10.00% 6
West Midlands +21 49 £57,500 +15.00% 12
East Midlands +41 43 £49,000 -34.67% 7
North East -9 9 £50,000 +42.86%
Wales +12 3 - -
Northern Ireland -23 1 £37,500 -21.05% 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 1,095 (81.17%) Google
2 1,087 (80.58%) Amazon AWS
3 714 (52.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 552 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
5 512 (37.95%) DevOps
6 505 (37.44%) Python
7 435 (32.25%) Docker
8 418 (30.99%) Java
9 398 (29.50%) Linux
10 346 (25.65%) Puppet
11 337 (24.98%) SQL
12 318 (23.57%) GCP
12 318 (23.57%) Kubernetes
13 301 (22.31%) Ansible
14 297 (22.02%) JavaScript
15 279 (20.68%) Jenkins
16 270 (20.01%) Opscode Chef
17 267 (19.79%) Microservices
18 254 (18.83%) Web Services
19 247 (18.31%) Software Engineering
20 237 (17.57%) Git (software)
21 229 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
22 221 (16.38%) Big Data
23 212 (15.72%) Analytics
24 209 (15.49%) NoSQL
25 206 (15.27%) Finance
26 195 (14.46%) TDD
27 187 (13.86%) MySQL
28 176 (13.05%) Bash Shell
29 171 (12.68%) Ruby

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
1 133 (9.86%) Apache Spark
2 91 (6.75%) Apache
3 83 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
4 73 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 38 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 37 (2.74%) nginx
7 31 (2.30%) SAS
8 25 (1.85%) IIS
9 18 (1.33%) CloudStack
9 18 (1.33%) Confluence
10 15 (1.11%) Apache Solr
11 13 (0.96%) CMS
11 13 (0.96%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.82%) Apache Pig
13 10 (0.74%) JBoss
14 8 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
15 7 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.44%) EPiServer
16 6 (0.44%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (1.19%) SPSS
2 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.30%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.074%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.074%) Maya
5 1 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.074%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Magento
1 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (0.15%) Unica
2 1 (0.074%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.074%) Eikon
2 1 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.074%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,087 (80.58%) Amazon AWS
2 714 (52.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (9.04%) PaaS
4 119 (8.82%) IaaS
5 97 (7.19%) SaaS
6 61 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (3.56%) GitHub
7 48 (3.56%) Google App Engine
8 47 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
9 42 (3.11%) Serverless
10 30 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (2.22%) Google Compute Engine
11 20 (1.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 16 (1.19%) Google Analytics
12 16 (1.19%) OpenShift
13 14 (1.04%) Amazon Kinesis
13 14 (1.04%) G Suite
13 14 (1.04%) Heroku
13 14 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.60%) Firewall
2 53 (3.93%) TCP/IP
3 45 (3.34%) HTTP
4 42 (3.11%) Internet
5 27 (2.00%) DNS
5 27 (2.00%) VPN
6 15 (1.11%) VLAN
7 14 (1.04%) Network Security
8 12 (0.89%) SAN
9 10 (0.74%) DHCP
9 10 (0.74%) SMS
10 8 (0.59%) InfiniBand
10 8 (0.59%) LAN
11 7 (0.52%) NAS
11 7 (0.52%) Wireless
12 6 (0.44%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.44%) SSL
13 5 (0.37%) SMTP
13 5 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (16.38%) Big Data
2 209 (15.49%) NoSQL
3 187 (13.86%) MySQL
4 145 (10.75%) MongoDB
5 141 (10.45%) Hadoop
6 114 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 112 (8.30%) BigQuery
8 99 (7.34%) SQL Server
9 94 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
10 89 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
11 74 (5.49%) Relational Database
12 67 (4.97%) Redis
13 42 (3.11%) HBase
14 39 (2.89%) Apache Hive
15 30 (2.22%) MariaDB
16 28 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 28 (2.08%) RDBMS
17 26 (1.93%) Amazon Redshift
17 26 (1.93%) Data Lake
18 18 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 279 (20.68%) Jenkins
2 237 (17.57%) Git (software)
3 72 (5.34%) Maven
4 67 (4.97%) JIRA
5 60 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 59 (4.37%) Vagrant
7 56 (4.15%) Visual Studio
8 49 (3.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 49 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 44 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
10 39 (2.89%) TeamCity
11 38 (2.82%) Selenium
12 35 (2.59%) Subversion
13 31 (2.30%) GoCD
14 22 (1.63%) JUnit
15 21 (1.56%) Grunt
16 19 (1.41%) Travis CI
17 18 (1.33%) Cucumber
17 18 (1.33%) Gradle
17 18 (1.33%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 206 (15.27%) Finance
2 82 (6.08%) Retail
3 80 (5.93%) Marketing
4 59 (4.37%) Manufacturing
5 54 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 51 (3.78%) Banking
6 51 (3.78%) Games
7 30 (2.22%) Electronics
8 23 (1.70%) Publishing
9 18 (1.33%) Law
9 18 (1.33%) Local Government
10 14 (1.04%) Automotive
11 10 (0.74%) Advertising
11 10 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.44%) Legal
13 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.30%) German Language
14 4 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 386 (28.61%) Developer
2 214 (15.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 176 (13.05%) Architect
4 122 (9.04%) Java Developer
5 103 (7.64%) Cloud Architect
5 103 (7.64%) Consultant
6 90 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 76 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 69 (5.11%) Data Engineer
9 62 (4.60%) Software Engineer
10 57 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
11 54 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
11 54 (4.00%) Software Developer
12 53 (3.93%) .NET Developer
13 50 (3.71%) Administrator
13 50 (3.71%) AWS Architect
14 48 (3.56%) Analyst
15 43 (3.19%) Cloud Consultant
15 43 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
16 42 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (18.83%) Web Services
2 171 (12.68%) React
3 158 (11.71%) RESTful
4 156 (11.56%) AngularJS
5 143 (10.60%) Node.js
6 128 (9.49%) .NET
7 105 (7.78%) HTML
8 97 (7.19%) CSS
9 95 (7.04%) REST
10 68 (5.04%) ASP.NET
11 66 (4.89%) Spring
12 60 (4.45%) HTML5
13 57 (4.23%) Elastic Stack
14 49 (3.63%) Kafka
15 42 (3.11%) LAMP
16 33 (2.45%) Sass
17 32 (2.37%) J2EE
18 31 (2.30%) D3.js
18 31 (2.30%) jQuery
18 31 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (7.19%) Computer Science
2 81 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 62 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (4.30%) User Experience
6 51 (3.78%) Data Centre
7 44 (3.26%) Fintech
8 39 (2.89%) Algorithms
9 36 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 31 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.63%) Private Cloud
12 21 (1.56%) Cloud Native
12 21 (1.56%) Replication
13 20 (1.48%) Robotics
14 19 (1.41%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (1.19%) Blog
17 15 (1.11%) Data Structures
17 15 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
18 13 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 398 (29.50%) Linux
2 121 (8.97%) Windows
3 114 (8.45%) Unix
4 59 (4.37%) Ubuntu
5 43 (3.19%) CentOS
6 41 (3.04%) CoreOS
7 24 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.63%) Windows Server
9 21 (1.56%) Debian
10 11 (0.82%) Android
11 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 9 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.44%) DC/OS
12 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.37%) Solaris
14 4 (0.30%) AIX
14 4 (0.30%) HPUX
14 4 (0.30%) Robot Operating System
15 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
2 512 (37.95%) DevOps
3 267 (19.79%) Microservices
4 247 (18.31%) Software Engineering
5 229 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 212 (15.72%) Analytics
7 195 (14.46%) TDD
8 168 (12.45%) Configuration Management
9 154 (11.42%) Machine Learning
10 135 (10.01%) Business Intelligence
10 135 (10.01%) Open Source
11 134 (9.93%) Migration
12 126 (9.34%) Scrum
13 113 (8.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 95 (7.04%) BDD
14 95 (7.04%) Test Automation
15 94 (6.97%) ETL
16 76 (5.63%) SDLC
17 75 (5.56%) SOA
18 72 (5.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 505 (37.44%) Python
2 418 (30.99%) Java
3 337 (24.98%) SQL
4 297 (22.02%) JavaScript
5 176 (13.05%) Bash Shell
6 171 (12.68%) Ruby
7 138 (10.23%) Go
8 132 (9.79%) Scala
9 126 (9.34%) C#
10 94 (6.97%) PHP
11 74 (5.49%) PowerShell
12 54 (4.00%) C++
13 49 (3.63%) Perl
13 49 (3.63%) R
14 39 (2.89%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.85%) Groovy
16 23 (1.70%) ES6
17 20 (1.48%) Clojure
18 19 (1.41%) T-SQL
19 16 (1.19%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 149 (11.05%) Degree
2 46 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.67%) AWS Certification
4 19 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.19%) PhD
6 11 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.67%) PMP
8 9 (0.67%) Sun Certification
8 9 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (0.59%) CISSP
10 6 (0.44%) CCNA
10 6 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.44%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 5 (0.37%) MCP
11 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.30%) CCIE
12 4 (0.30%) ISEB
12 4 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (23.57%) GCP
2 88 (6.52%) QA
3 47 (3.48%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.19%) GDPR
5 9 (0.67%) SLA
6 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.30%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.22%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) MiFID
9 1 (0.074%) COBIT
9 1 (0.074%) HL7
9 1 (0.074%) PSD2
System Software
1 435 (32.25%) Docker
2 94 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (4.97%) Active Directory
4 57 (4.23%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.41%) Ceph
5 19 (1.41%) HDFS
6 16 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (1.11%) Varnish
8 14 (1.04%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.74%) KVM
10 9 (0.67%) vSphere
11 7 (0.52%) vCloud
12 6 (0.44%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.44%) GPFS
12 6 (0.44%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 4 (0.30%) Xen
13 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.30%) XenServer
14 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 346 (25.65%) Puppet
2 318 (23.57%) Kubernetes
3 301 (22.31%) Ansible
4 270 (20.01%) Opscode Chef
5 137 (10.16%) Terraform
6 32 (2.37%) Packer
6 32 (2.37%) Salt
7 30 (2.22%) ZABBIX
8 28 (2.08%) Nagios
9 26 (1.93%) Consul
10 24 (1.78%) Docker Swarm
11 22 (1.63%) Rundeck
12 18 (1.33%) Mesos
13 17 (1.26%) HAProxy
14 15 (1.11%) Graphite
15 13 (0.96%) Graylog
15 13 (0.96%) logstash
15 13 (0.96%) Rancher
16 11 (0.82%) Marathon
17 10 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,095 (81.17%) Google
2 140 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 134 (9.93%) VMware
4 69 (5.11%) Tableau
5 63 (4.67%) Oracle
6 57 (4.23%) Talend
7 46 (3.41%) Rackspace
8 44 (3.26%) SAP
9 43 (3.19%) Red Hat
9 43 (3.19%) Splunk
10 34 (2.52%) SaltStack
11 32 (2.37%) Citrix
11 32 (2.37%) Cloudera
12 30 (2.22%) IBM
13 25 (1.85%) Informatica
14 23 (1.70%) New Relic
15 18 (1.33%) RedGate
15 18 (1.33%) ServiceNow
15 18 (1.33%) Teradata
16 17 (1.26%) Netezza