Period
to 24 October 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google over the 6 months to 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Google.

Google
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 104 107
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +58
Permanent jobs citing Google 1,602 4,174 4,923
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.28% 3.06% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 8.41% 7.28% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,482 3,427 4,288
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £34,100 £31,400 £28,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%

Google is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19,047 57,340 69,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.01% 42.00% 42.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15,015 43,598 54,098
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Google as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Google in the UK

Google
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Google.

Salary trend for Google in the UK

Google
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Google over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Google in the UK

Google
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the UK over the 6 months to 24 October 2020. 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 +11 1,476 £60,000 - 439
London +4 853 £70,000 +3.70% 184
UK excluding London +26 708 £50,000 - 285
South East +44 206 £47,500 -9.52% 67
Work from Home +13 187 £54,000 -13.60% 60
North of England +30 173 £50,000 +5.26% 85
South West +20 101 £45,000 -14.29% 29
Midlands +29 97 £55,000 +4.76% 51
North West +25 88 £52,500 +7.69% 38
Yorkshire +33 77 £50,000 +10.86% 33
West Midlands +30 50 £55,000 +4.76% 35
Scotland +30 49 £53,500 +7.00% 19
East Midlands +52 47 £55,000 - 16
Wales +38 37 £45,000 +12.50% 5
East of England 0 31 £45,000 -14.29% 21
Northern Ireland +29 14 £50,000 +17.65% 8
North East +22 8 £53,750 -1.35% 14

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT jobs citing Google 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.

1 945 (58.99%) GCP
2 832 (51.94%) AWS
3 715 (44.63%) Azure
4 564 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
5 561 (35.02%) Python
6 499 (31.15%) DevOps
7 439 (27.40%) Java
8 424 (26.47%) Kubernetes
9 420 (26.22%) Finance
10 389 (24.28%) SQL
11 354 (22.10%) Docker
12 345 (21.54%) Analytics
13 316 (19.73%) Microservices
14 310 (19.35%) JavaScript
15 248 (15.48%) Microsoft
16 240 (14.98%) Terraform
17 235 (14.67%) Web Services
18 220 (13.73%) Scrum
19 211 (13.17%) Linux
19 211 (13.17%) Git (software)
20 207 (12.92%) PostgreSQL
21 205 (12.80%) Software Engineering
22 204 (12.73%) Google Analytics
23 198 (12.36%) SQL Server
24 195 (12.17%) Jenkins
25 184 (11.49%) React
26 180 (11.24%) Degree
26 180 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
27 176 (10.99%) Apache
27 176 (10.99%) HTML

Google
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
1 176 (10.99%) Apache
2 102 (6.37%) Apache Spark
3 96 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (2.12%) CMS
5 30 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.81%) Apache Airflow
7 27 (1.69%) Confluence
7 27 (1.69%) IIS
8 24 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.06%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.06%) WordPress
11 16 (1.00%) nginx
12 10 (0.62%) Headless CMS
12 10 (0.62%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.56%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.31%) Apache Synapse
14 5 (0.31%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.31%) Tornado
15 4 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.12%) Sketch
5 13 (0.81%) Figma
6 9 (0.56%) Adobe XD
6 9 (0.56%) Zeplin
7 8 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.37%) InVision
9 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.25%) Marvel
12 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.12%) Inkscape
13 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.062%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.06%) Magento
2 8 (0.50%) Shopify
3 6 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.25%) Eikon
5 3 (0.19%) SessionCam
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.062%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 1 (0.062%) Summit
7 1 (0.062%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 945 (58.99%) GCP
2 832 (51.94%) AWS
3 715 (44.63%) Azure
4 204 (12.73%) Google Analytics
5 160 (9.99%) Serverless
6 144 (8.99%) AWS Lambda
7 123 (7.68%) GitHub
7 123 (7.68%) SaaS
8 99 (6.18%) PaaS
9 88 (5.49%) IaaS
10 83 (5.18%) Amazon ECS
11 65 (4.06%) Apigee
12 62 (3.87%) Office 365
13 61 (3.81%) Stackdriver
14 60 (3.75%) Power Platform
15 47 (2.93%) Firebase
16 34 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
17 32 (2.00%) G Suite
17 32 (2.00%) Google Play
18 31 (1.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.93%) Firewall
2 30 (1.87%) DNS
3 27 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.56%) VPN
5 23 (1.44%) WAN
6 20 (1.25%) LAN
7 19 (1.19%) Internet
8 16 (1.00%) HTTP
9 15 (0.94%) Network Security
10 12 (0.75%) SAN
11 11 (0.69%) H.323
11 11 (0.69%) Unified Communications
12 10 (0.62%) Bluetooth
12 10 (0.62%) Skype
13 8 (0.50%) DHCP
13 8 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (0.44%) BGP
14 7 (0.44%) CTI
14 7 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (12.92%) PostgreSQL
2 198 (12.36%) SQL Server
3 180 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
4 172 (10.74%) MySQL
5 121 (7.55%) Big Data
6 111 (6.93%) BigQuery
7 103 (6.43%) Amazon Redshift
8 79 (4.93%) NoSQL
9 72 (4.49%) Tableau
10 67 (4.18%) MongoDB
11 60 (3.75%) Power BI
12 46 (2.87%) Hadoop
13 43 (2.68%) Relational Database
14 35 (2.18%) Looker
15 27 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (1.50%) Snowflake Schema
17 22 (1.37%) Redis
18 20 (1.25%) Data Lake
19 18 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 211 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 195 (12.17%) Jenkins
3 94 (5.87%) JIRA
4 90 (5.62%) GitLab
5 63 (3.93%) Artifactory
6 58 (3.62%) Gradle
7 44 (2.75%) Bitbucket
8 34 (2.12%) TeamCity
9 30 (1.87%) Maven
9 30 (1.87%) webpack
10 29 (1.81%) Selenium
11 28 (1.75%) CircleCI
12 23 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
13 22 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (1.25%) SpecFlow
16 18 (1.12%) NUnit
16 18 (1.12%) PHPUnit
17 17 (1.06%) JUnit
17 17 (1.06%) MSTest
General
1 420 (26.22%) Finance
2 149 (9.30%) Marketing
3 132 (8.24%) Banking
4 97 (6.05%) Public Sector
5 81 (5.06%) Retail
6 72 (4.49%) Back Office
7 39 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 37 (2.31%) Front Office
8 37 (2.31%) Games
9 36 (2.25%) Advertising
9 36 (2.25%) Telecoms
10 31 (1.94%) Law
11 28 (1.75%) Legal
12 15 (0.94%) Automotive
13 11 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.62%) Electronics
14 10 (0.62%) Publishing
15 9 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 8 (0.50%) French Language
17 7 (0.44%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 529 (33.02%) Developer
2 196 (12.23%) Architect
3 147 (9.18%) Senior Developer
4 121 (7.55%) Cloud Architect
5 111 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 102 (6.37%) Analyst
7 98 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
8 93 (5.81%) Java Developer
9 89 (5.56%) AWS Architect
10 88 (5.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 88 (5.49%) Software Engineer
11 76 (4.74%) Data Engineer
12 70 (4.37%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 68 (4.24%) Java Architect
14 59 (3.68%) Consultant
15 58 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
16 57 (3.56%) Data Architect
17 55 (3.43%) Python Developer
18 52 (3.25%) AWS Engineer
18 52 (3.25%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (14.67%) Web Services
2 184 (11.49%) React
3 176 (10.99%) HTML
4 167 (10.42%) Node.js
5 156 (9.74%) AngularJS
6 148 (9.24%) .NET
7 137 (8.55%) CSS
8 117 (7.30%) Spring
9 102 (6.37%) RESTful
10 90 (5.62%) REST
11 83 (5.18%) gRPC
12 81 (5.06%) Vue.js
13 80 (4.99%) RabbitMQ
14 77 (4.81%) Spring Boot
15 72 (4.49%) OAuth
16 63 (3.93%) Swagger
17 59 (3.68%) HTML5
18 56 (3.50%) Spring Integration
19 54 (3.37%) .NET Core
20 51 (3.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (8.74%) Hedge funds
3 104 (6.49%) Public Cloud
4 98 (6.12%) User Experience
5 94 (5.87%) Cloud Native
6 91 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
7 88 (5.49%) Mobile App
8 70 (4.37%) Fixed Income
9 66 (4.12%) Derivative
10 54 (3.37%) Algorithms
11 39 (2.43%) Credit Derivative
12 38 (2.37%) Social Media
13 34 (2.12%) Data Centre
14 29 (1.81%) Replication
15 28 (1.75%) Equities
16 27 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 27 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
17 26 (1.62%) Data Structures
17 26 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
18 25 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 211 (13.17%) Linux
2 156 (9.74%) Windows
3 100 (6.24%) Android
4 67 (4.18%) Apple iOS
5 51 (3.18%) Unix
6 31 (1.94%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.31%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.00%) CentOS
9 13 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.50%) CoreOS
11 8 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.50%) zOS
12 7 (0.44%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.19%) Debian
14 3 (0.19%) Fedora
14 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (31.15%) DevOps
3 345 (21.54%) Analytics
4 316 (19.73%) Microservices
5 220 (13.73%) Scrum
6 205 (12.80%) Software Engineering
7 161 (10.05%) Mentoring
8 152 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
9 145 (9.05%) Asset Management
10 142 (8.86%) Investment Management
11 136 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
12 124 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
13 111 (6.93%) Migration
13 111 (6.93%) TDD
14 107 (6.68%) ETL
14 107 (6.68%) Machine Learning
15 103 (6.43%) E-Commerce
16 102 (6.37%) Fintech
17 95 (5.93%) Data Science
18 88 (5.49%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 561 (35.02%) Python
2 439 (27.40%) Java
3 389 (24.28%) SQL
4 310 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 145 (9.05%) C#
6 76 (4.74%) TypeScript
7 74 (4.62%) C
8 73 (4.56%) R
9 72 (4.49%) Bash Shell
10 68 (4.24%) Go
10 68 (4.24%) PHP
11 61 (3.81%) Ruby
12 60 (3.75%) PowerShell
13 57 (3.56%) Scala
14 53 (3.31%) Kotlin
15 44 (2.75%) C++
16 31 (1.94%) Shell Script
17 26 (1.62%) T-SQL
18 25 (1.56%) ES6
19 21 (1.31%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 180 (11.24%) Degree
2 92 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 72 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.18%) Sun Certification
5 37 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 35 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (1.75%) AWS Certification
9 27 (1.69%) CCNA
9 27 (1.69%) MCSE
10 18 (1.12%) MCSA
11 14 (0.87%) CISSP
12 13 (0.81%) MCTS
13 12 (0.75%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.75%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
14 11 (0.69%) PhD
15 8 (0.50%) CISM
16 7 (0.44%) CCNP
17 5 (0.31%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.37%) QA
2 28 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.50%) NIST
5 16 (1.00%) SLA
6 15 (0.94%) GDPR
7 14 (0.87%) NCSC
7 14 (0.87%) NIST 800
8 6 (0.37%) ISO 22301
8 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.31%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.062%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.062%) EMIR
11 1 (0.062%) GMP
11 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.062%) MiFID
System Software
1 354 (22.10%) Docker
2 59 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 40 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.44%) Varnish
6 7 (0.44%) vSphere
7 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.37%) Xen
8 4 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.19%) oVirt
9 3 (0.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.062%) Ceph
11 1 (0.062%) Gluster
11 1 (0.062%) LXC
11 1 (0.062%) Snort
11 1 (0.062%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.062%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 424 (26.47%) Kubernetes
2 240 (14.98%) Terraform
3 136 (8.49%) Ansible
4 69 (4.31%) Grafana
5 68 (4.24%) Puppet
6 48 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.00%) Salt
7 16 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (0.81%) Kibana
8 13 (0.81%) Nagios
8 13 (0.81%) SCCM
9 12 (0.75%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.50%) Packer
12 7 (0.44%) Consul
12 7 (0.44%) Core Impact
12 7 (0.44%) Nexpose
12 7 (0.44%) Opsview
12 7 (0.44%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 248 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 73 (4.56%) Oracle
3 66 (4.12%) Splunk
4 60 (3.75%) ServiceNow
5 57 (3.56%) VMware
6 50 (3.12%) Adobe
7 46 (2.87%) IBM
8 41 (2.56%) SAP
9 35 (2.18%) Cisco
10 32 (2.00%) Apple
11 29 (1.81%) Facebook
12 27 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
13 26 (1.62%) Atlassian
14 24 (1.50%) Red Hat
15 15 (0.94%) Databricks
16 13 (0.81%) Twitter
17 12 (0.75%) Dell
18 11 (0.69%) Instagram
19 10 (0.62%) DoubleClick
19 10 (0.62%) Teradata