Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 105 108
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Google 2,115 3,721 4,480
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.33% 2.97% 3.00%
As % of the Vendors category 8.74% 7.12% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,984 3,131 3,896
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £99,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%

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 24,187 52,256 62,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.05% 41.68% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18,889 40,365 48,690
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +7 1,954 £60,000 - 524
London +14 1,136 £67,500 -3.57% 204
UK excluding London +22 863 £50,000 -4.76% 341
Work from Home +14 338 £57,500 -8.00% 93
South East +51 274 £45,000 -14.29% 57
North of England -5 169 £50,000 - 133
Midlands +24 145 £52,500 -4.55% 60
South West +26 143 £47,500 -9.52% 38
West Midlands +34 83 £60,000 +13.42% 38
Yorkshire -11 83 £50,000 - 39
North West +9 75 £47,500 -9.52% 75
East Midlands +18 62 £45,000 -33.33% 22
Scotland +8 55 £55,500 -7.50% 16
East of England -15 38 £42,500 -19.05% 29
Wales +15 24 £45,000 +7.14% 5
Northern Ireland +21 15 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North East +14 11 £46,859 -14.00% 19

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 1,195 (56.50%) GCP
2 1,056 (49.93%) AWS
3 856 (40.47%) Azure
4 751 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
5 693 (32.77%) Python
6 654 (30.92%) DevOps
7 529 (25.01%) Kubernetes
7 529 (25.01%) Java
8 506 (23.92%) Analytics
9 487 (23.03%) Docker
10 474 (22.41%) SQL
11 417 (19.72%) Finance
12 398 (18.82%) JavaScript
13 392 (18.53%) Microservices
14 325 (15.37%) Git (software)
15 317 (14.99%) Terraform
16 310 (14.66%) Linux
17 307 (14.52%) Microsoft
18 271 (12.81%) Google Analytics
19 251 (11.87%) HTML
20 250 (11.82%) Scrum
21 246 (11.63%) Software Engineering
22 236 (11.16%) Degree
23 228 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
24 226 (10.69%) Marketing
25 222 (10.50%) Web Services
26 219 (10.35%) React
27 218 (10.31%) CSS
27 218 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
28 208 (9.83%) Node.js

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
1 158 (7.47%) Apache
2 130 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
3 125 (5.91%) Apache Spark
4 55 (2.60%) CMS
5 46 (2.17%) Apache Airflow
6 45 (2.13%) Confluence
7 38 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
8 33 (1.56%) WordPress
9 30 (1.42%) SharePoint
10 22 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.76%) IIS
11 16 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.66%) Drupal
13 13 (0.61%) Tornado
14 12 (0.57%) nginx
15 11 (0.52%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.43%) Apache Solr
17 6 (0.28%) Headless CMS
17 6 (0.28%) Jupyter
Applications
1 72 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (1.94%) Sketch
4 33 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (1.37%) Adobe XD
6 27 (1.28%) Figma
7 21 (0.99%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.61%) InVision
10 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
11 9 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.24%) SPSS
14 4 (0.19%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
15 3 (0.14%) Zeplin
16 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.047%) InDesign
16 1 (0.047%) Inkscape
16 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (0.95%) Magento
2 17 (0.80%) Shopify
3 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.19%) Eikon
3 4 (0.19%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.14%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.14%) SessionCam
5 2 (0.095%) Odoo
5 2 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.095%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.095%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.095%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.047%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.047%) Radian6
6 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.047%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.047%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.047%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,195 (56.50%) GCP
2 1,056 (49.93%) AWS
3 856 (40.47%) Azure
4 271 (12.81%) Google Analytics
5 195 (9.22%) Serverless
6 173 (8.18%) SaaS
7 158 (7.47%) PaaS
8 153 (7.23%) AWS Lambda
9 128 (6.05%) GitHub
10 118 (5.58%) IaaS
11 108 (5.11%) Power Platform
12 96 (4.54%) Office 365
13 69 (3.26%) G Suite
14 68 (3.22%) Amazon ECS
15 60 (2.84%) Firebase
16 57 (2.70%) Google Play
16 57 (2.70%) Stackdriver
17 56 (2.65%) Apigee
18 50 (2.36%) OpenShift
19 49 (2.32%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 89 (4.21%) Firewall
2 63 (2.98%) DNS
3 45 (2.13%) VPN
4 39 (1.84%) Internet
5 33 (1.56%) HTTP
6 29 (1.37%) TCP/IP
7 27 (1.28%) LAN
7 27 (1.28%) WAN
8 22 (1.04%) DHCP
9 19 (0.90%) SAN
10 15 (0.71%) Bluetooth
10 15 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.66%) VoIP
12 12 (0.57%) MPLS
12 12 (0.57%) Network Security
12 12 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (0.52%) Ethernet
14 10 (0.47%) Wireless
15 9 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (0.43%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
2 197 (9.31%) SQL Server
3 185 (8.75%) MySQL
4 180 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
5 164 (7.75%) Big Data
6 147 (6.95%) BigQuery
7 140 (6.62%) MongoDB
8 106 (5.01%) Power BI
9 105 (4.96%) Tableau
10 104 (4.92%) Amazon Redshift
11 98 (4.63%) NoSQL
12 79 (3.74%) Relational Database
13 68 (3.22%) Hadoop
14 57 (2.70%) Looker
15 49 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 46 (2.17%) Redis
17 40 (1.89%) Snowflake Schema
18 39 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 34 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 31 (1.47%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 325 (15.37%) Git (software)
2 185 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 134 (6.34%) JIRA
4 104 (4.92%) GitLab
5 69 (3.26%) Gradle
6 57 (2.70%) Artifactory
7 54 (2.55%) Bitbucket
8 50 (2.36%) Maven
9 43 (2.03%) Selenium
10 29 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 27 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (1.23%) CircleCI
13 25 (1.18%) TeamCity
14 22 (1.04%) JUnit
15 20 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (0.95%) Visual Studio
15 20 (0.95%) webpack
16 19 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (0.80%) Cucumber
18 16 (0.76%) Postman
General
1 417 (19.72%) Finance
2 226 (10.69%) Marketing
3 158 (7.47%) Retail
4 157 (7.42%) Banking
5 132 (6.24%) Public Sector
6 78 (3.69%) Games
7 61 (2.88%) Advertising
8 58 (2.74%) Manufacturing
9 57 (2.70%) Telecoms
10 33 (1.56%) Automotive
11 31 (1.47%) Back Office
12 26 (1.23%) Front Office
13 25 (1.18%) Law
14 23 (1.09%) Publishing
15 21 (0.99%) Legal
16 20 (0.95%) Electronics
17 17 (0.80%) French Language
18 14 (0.66%) Financial Institution
19 11 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
20 9 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 714 (33.76%) Developer
2 198 (9.36%) Architect
3 185 (8.75%) Senior Developer
4 145 (6.86%) Analyst
5 131 (6.19%) Java Developer
6 129 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
7 122 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 121 (5.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 111 (5.25%) Cloud Architect
10 95 (4.49%) Consultant
10 95 (4.49%) Data Engineer
11 87 (4.11%) AWS Engineer
12 80 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
13 73 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
14 72 (3.40%) Java Engineer
15 69 (3.26%) Python Developer
16 65 (3.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 64 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
18 58 (2.74%) Java Architect
19 56 (2.65%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (11.87%) HTML
2 222 (10.50%) Web Services
3 219 (10.35%) React
4 218 (10.31%) CSS
5 208 (9.83%) Node.js
6 199 (9.41%) REST
7 172 (8.13%) .NET
8 161 (7.61%) AngularJS
8 161 (7.61%) Spring
9 129 (6.10%) RESTful
10 123 (5.82%) Spring Boot
11 108 (5.11%) RabbitMQ
12 87 (4.11%) HTML5
13 85 (4.02%) Vue.js
14 74 (3.50%) Django
15 73 (3.45%) Flask
16 70 (3.31%) CSS3
17 69 (3.26%) GraphQL
18 68 (3.22%) OAuth
19 64 (3.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 162 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (6.15%) Cloud Native
3 126 (5.96%) Mobile App
4 118 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
5 107 (5.06%) User Experience
6 105 (4.96%) Public Cloud
7 88 (4.16%) Hedge funds
8 55 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 53 (2.51%) Algorithms
9 53 (2.51%) Data Centre
10 49 (2.32%) Social Media
11 48 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
12 46 (2.17%) Fixed Income
13 40 (1.89%) Derivative
14 35 (1.65%) Management Information System
14 35 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
15 28 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
15 28 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
16 27 (1.28%) Blog
17 26 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 310 (14.66%) Linux
2 206 (9.74%) Windows
3 140 (6.62%) Android
4 94 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 57 (2.70%) Unix
6 50 (2.36%) Windows Server
7 26 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 25 (1.18%) CentOS
9 24 (1.13%) Windows 10
10 16 (0.76%) CoreOS
10 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
10 16 (0.76%) zOS
11 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.47%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.43%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.33%) Fedora
14 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.19%) Debian
16 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (30.92%) DevOps
3 506 (23.92%) Analytics
4 392 (18.53%) Microservices
5 250 (11.82%) Scrum
6 246 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 218 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
8 197 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
9 173 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
10 168 (7.94%) Machine Learning
11 167 (7.90%) Migration
12 161 (7.61%) ETL
13 160 (7.57%) Fintech
14 157 (7.42%) E-Commerce
15 142 (6.71%) Computer Science
15 142 (6.71%) Mentoring
16 141 (6.67%) TDD
17 140 (6.62%) Data Science
18 128 (6.05%) Infrastructure as Code
19 120 (5.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 693 (32.77%) Python
2 529 (25.01%) Java
3 474 (22.41%) SQL
4 398 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 190 (8.98%) C#
6 115 (5.44%) PHP
7 108 (5.11%) Bash Shell
8 107 (5.06%) Go
9 87 (4.11%) R
10 84 (3.97%) C
11 81 (3.83%) PowerShell
12 79 (3.74%) TypeScript
13 71 (3.36%) C++
14 61 (2.88%) Scala
15 60 (2.84%) Ruby
16 42 (1.99%) Kotlin
17 32 (1.51%) T-SQL
18 29 (1.37%) Java 8
19 26 (1.23%) Objective-C
20 24 (1.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 236 (11.16%) Degree
2 97 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 75 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 62 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (1.32%) AWS Certification
7 25 (1.18%) Sun Certification
8 22 (1.04%) MCSE
9 21 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (0.85%) CCNA
11 16 (0.76%) PhD
12 15 (0.71%) CISSP
13 12 (0.57%) CCNP
14 11 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
15 10 (0.47%) CISM
15 10 (0.47%) Master's Degree
15 10 (0.47%) MCSA
16 9 (0.43%) ISTQB
17 8 (0.38%) GIAC
17 8 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (5.77%) QA
2 29 (1.37%) GDPR
3 28 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.90%) NIST
5 19 (0.90%) SLA
6 10 (0.47%) NCSC
7 9 (0.43%) ISO 22301
8 8 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (0.33%) ISO 13485
9 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.28%) NIST 800
10 6 (0.28%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.24%) EMIR
11 5 (0.24%) MiFID
12 1 (0.047%) FedRAMP
12 1 (0.047%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.047%) WCAG
System Software
1 487 (23.03%) Docker
2 90 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 74 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.47%) Xen
7 9 (0.43%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.38%) Shibboleth
8 8 (0.38%) vSphere
9 7 (0.33%) KVM
9 7 (0.33%) Varnish
9 7 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.28%) oVirt
10 6 (0.28%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 4 (0.19%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.14%) HDFS
13 1 (0.047%) LXC
13 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 529 (25.01%) Kubernetes
2 317 (14.99%) Terraform
3 188 (8.89%) Ansible
4 91 (4.30%) Puppet
5 69 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (2.98%) Grafana
7 16 (0.76%) SCCM
8 14 (0.66%) Kibana
8 14 (0.66%) Prometheus
8 14 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (0.52%) Istio
10 11 (0.52%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.47%) Nagios
11 10 (0.47%) Salt
12 8 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
13 7 (0.33%) Core Impact
13 7 (0.33%) Nessus
13 7 (0.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 307 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 123 (5.82%) Oracle
3 97 (4.59%) VMware
4 78 (3.69%) Adobe
5 65 (3.07%) IBM
6 64 (3.03%) Splunk
7 61 (2.88%) SAP
8 60 (2.84%) Cisco
9 58 (2.74%) Red Hat
10 57 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
10 57 (2.70%) ServiceNow
11 47 (2.22%) Apple
12 45 (2.13%) Facebook
13 34 (1.61%) Talend
14 29 (1.37%) Informatica
15 24 (1.13%) Atlassian
16 23 (1.09%) Databricks
17 18 (0.85%) Dell
18 17 (0.80%) HP
18 17 (0.80%) SaltStack