Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 117 203
Rank change year-on-year +8 +86 -14
Permanent jobs citing Google 4,685 4,976 3,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.94% 2.79% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 6.90% 6.28% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,791 4,312 2,664
UK median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £78,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.90%

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 67,878 79,212 80,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.61% 44.45% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 52,236 61,383 65,058
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in the UK

Google
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Google.

Salary trend for Google in the UK

Google
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Google over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Google in the UK

Google
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 17 December 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 +9 4,490 £60,000 +26.32% 947
London +32 2,619 £67,500 +12.50% 460
UK excluding London -26 2,001 £45,000 +12.50% 531
North of England -50 541 £42,500 +6.25% 183
South East -11 476 £50,000 +25.00% 101
South West +21 341 £45,000 - 52
North West -50 291 £40,000 - 81
Midlands -51 273 £45,000 +28.57% 95
Yorkshire -28 232 £42,500 +13.33% 90
East of England -14 224 £52,500 +5.00% 56
West Midlands -33 148 £42,500 +21.43% 56
East Midlands -52 125 £55,000 +57.14% 39
Scotland +8 88 £42,500 -24.44% 33
Wales +23 47 £45,000 +63.64% 7
North East -11 17 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Northern Ireland -9 13 £42,500 +6.25% 4

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 2,300 (49.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2,171 (46.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,847 (39.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1,820 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1,273 (27.17%) Python
6 1,189 (25.38%) Analytics
7 1,169 (24.95%) DevOps
8 1,014 (21.64%) Java
9 906 (19.34%) Docker
10 871 (18.59%) SQL
11 831 (17.74%) Linux
12 786 (16.78%) JavaScript
13 755 (16.12%) Microsoft
14 722 (15.41%) Kubernetes
15 706 (15.07%) C#
16 697 (14.88%) Software Engineering
17 682 (14.56%) .NET
18 677 (14.45%) Google Analytics
19 665 (14.19%) Finance
20 611 (13.04%) HTML
21 606 (12.93%) Marketing
22 603 (12.87%) Degree
23 594 (12.68%) Microservices
24 559 (11.93%) TDD
25 548 (11.70%) Windows
26 541 (11.55%) Scrum
26 541 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
27 538 (11.48%) Git (software)
28 535 (11.42%) Web Services
29 533 (11.38%) Ansible

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
1 298 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
2 235 (5.02%) Apache Spark
3 183 (3.91%) Apache
4 129 (2.75%) CMS
5 120 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 91 (1.94%) MS Exchange
7 85 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 80 (1.71%) Confluence
9 76 (1.62%) nginx
9 76 (1.62%) Tomcat
10 70 (1.49%) SharePoint
11 65 (1.39%) SAS
12 55 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 54 (1.15%) WordPress
14 51 (1.09%) WebLogic
15 46 (0.98%) IIS
16 32 (0.68%) Ethereum
17 26 (0.55%) Skype for Business
18 22 (0.47%) Apache Solr
19 21 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 182 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 134 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 85 (1.81%) Chatbot
4 62 (1.32%) Photoshop
5 54 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 26 (0.55%) InVision
7 22 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (0.41%) SPSS
9 18 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.15%) Maya
12 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
13 4 (0.085%) MS Visio
13 4 (0.085%) Snapchat
14 3 (0.064%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.043%) HipChat
15 2 (0.043%) InDesign
15 2 (0.043%) Stata
15 2 (0.043%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 21 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
1 21 (0.45%) Ripple
2 16 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
3 15 (0.32%) Magento
4 13 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 8 (0.17%) FastStats
6 8 (0.17%) Unica
7 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.15%) Shopify
8 6 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.11%) Abakus
10 4 (0.085%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.064%) Sprinklr
12 2 (0.043%) NetSuite
13 1 (0.021%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
13 1 (0.021%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,300 (49.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2,171 (46.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,847 (39.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 677 (14.45%) Google Analytics
5 316 (6.74%) PaaS
6 291 (6.21%) SaaS
7 258 (5.51%) Office 365
8 223 (4.76%) G Suite
9 218 (4.65%) Google Play
10 215 (4.59%) IaaS
11 202 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
12 156 (3.33%) Serverless
13 142 (3.03%) IBM Cloud
14 138 (2.95%) AdWords
15 122 (2.60%) GitHub
16 116 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
17 83 (1.77%) Google Tag Manager
18 76 (1.62%) Adobe Analytics
18 76 (1.62%) OpenShift
19 66 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 196 (4.18%) Firewall
2 151 (3.22%) TCP/IP
3 136 (2.90%) DNS
4 97 (2.07%) Internet
5 92 (1.96%) LAN
6 91 (1.94%) SAN
7 85 (1.81%) VPN
8 84 (1.79%) DHCP
9 78 (1.66%) HTTP
10 75 (1.60%) WAN
11 66 (1.41%) VLAN
12 48 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
13 44 (0.94%) Skype
14 41 (0.88%) Network Security
15 40 (0.85%) Wireless
16 37 (0.79%) VoIP
17 21 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (0.45%) WebEx
18 20 (0.43%) Wireshark
19 18 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 522 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 437 (9.33%) Big Data
3 372 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 342 (7.30%) MySQL
5 298 (6.36%) Hadoop
6 198 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 195 (4.16%) Relational Database
8 182 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
9 169 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
10 151 (3.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 137 (2.92%) BigQuery
12 118 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 107 (2.28%) Power BI
14 101 (2.16%) Apache Hive
15 100 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
16 82 (1.75%) RDBMS
17 80 (1.71%) HBase
18 79 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 78 (1.66%) Redis
20 76 (1.62%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 538 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 448 (9.56%) Jenkins
3 329 (7.02%) JIRA
4 210 (4.48%) Selenium
5 194 (4.14%) TeamCity
6 125 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 98 (2.09%) Cucumber
8 95 (2.03%) Vagrant
9 91 (1.94%) Visual Studio
10 87 (1.86%) Subversion
10 87 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 85 (1.81%) Maven
12 77 (1.64%) webpack
13 75 (1.60%) Travis CI
14 72 (1.54%) JMeter
14 72 (1.54%) SoapUI
15 70 (1.49%) CircleCI
16 58 (1.24%) gulp
16 58 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
17 56 (1.20%) GitLab
General
1 665 (14.19%) Finance
2 606 (12.93%) Marketing
3 401 (8.56%) Retail
4 299 (6.38%) Games
5 208 (4.44%) Banking
6 116 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 101 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 99 (2.11%) Advertising
9 93 (1.99%) Law
10 76 (1.62%) Publishing
11 57 (1.22%) Electronics
12 42 (0.90%) Legal
13 27 (0.58%) Automotive
14 23 (0.49%) Front Office
14 23 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 23 (0.49%) Local Government
15 15 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
16 14 (0.30%) Back Office
17 13 (0.28%) Military
17 13 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,262 (26.94%) Developer
2 591 (12.61%) Architect
3 438 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 342 (7.30%) .NET Developer
5 341 (7.28%) Cloud Architect
6 339 (7.24%) Analyst
7 249 (5.31%) Senior Developer
8 248 (5.29%) Software Engineer
9 216 (4.61%) Java Developer
10 204 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 180 (3.84%) C# Developer
12 178 (3.80%) AWS Architect
13 171 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
14 156 (3.33%) Consultant
15 154 (3.29%) Azure Architect
16 138 (2.95%) C# .NET Developer
17 123 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
18 116 (2.48%) AWS DevOps
19 112 (2.39%) Data Engineer
20 108 (2.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (14.56%) .NET
2 611 (13.04%) HTML
3 535 (11.42%) Web Services
4 479 (10.22%) CSS
5 460 (9.82%) Node.js
6 431 (9.20%) AngularJS
7 366 (7.81%) ASP.NET
8 339 (7.24%) RESTful
9 305 (6.51%) React
10 300 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 271 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 228 (4.87%) HTML5
13 222 (4.74%) Spring
14 202 (4.31%) REST
15 163 (3.48%) .NET Core
16 160 (3.42%) Kafka
17 152 (3.24%) Spring Boot
18 147 (3.14%) CSS3
19 142 (3.03%) jQuery
20 141 (3.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 451 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 429 (9.16%) User Experience
3 317 (6.77%) Public Cloud
4 274 (5.85%) Mobile App
5 228 (4.87%) Fintech
6 208 (4.44%) Social Media
7 159 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
8 155 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
9 144 (3.07%) Data Centre
10 129 (2.75%) Algorithms
11 116 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
12 112 (2.39%) Cloud Native
13 108 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
14 95 (2.03%) Hedge funds
15 91 (1.94%) BBC
16 89 (1.90%) Blog
17 80 (1.71%) Management Information System
18 73 (1.56%) iPhone
19 57 (1.22%) Robotics
20 55 (1.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 831 (17.74%) Linux
2 548 (11.70%) Windows
3 406 (8.67%) Android
4 182 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 174 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 159 (3.39%) Unix
7 114 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 105 (2.24%) Ubuntu
9 94 (2.01%) CentOS
10 82 (1.75%) Windows 7
11 65 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 64 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 53 (1.13%) Windows 10
14 44 (0.94%) Debian
15 43 (0.92%) CoreOS
16 42 (0.90%) Mac OS X
17 28 (0.60%) Mac OS
18 23 (0.49%) Solaris
19 21 (0.45%) AIX
20 20 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,820 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1,189 (25.38%) Analytics
3 1,169 (24.95%) DevOps
4 697 (14.88%) Software Engineering
5 594 (12.68%) Microservices
6 559 (11.93%) TDD
7 541 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
7 541 (11.55%) Scrum
8 408 (8.71%) MVC
9 405 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
10 383 (8.18%) BDD
11 370 (7.90%) Test Automation
12 367 (7.83%) Computer Science
12 367 (7.83%) E-Commerce
13 341 (7.28%) Configuration Management
13 341 (7.28%) Machine Learning
14 308 (6.57%) Mentoring
15 304 (6.49%) Open Source
16 302 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
17 296 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,273 (27.17%) Python
2 1,014 (21.64%) Java
3 871 (18.59%) SQL
4 786 (16.78%) JavaScript
5 706 (15.07%) C#
6 399 (8.52%) Ruby
7 284 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 274 (5.85%) Go
9 235 (5.02%) PowerShell
10 222 (4.74%) PHP
11 210 (4.48%) C++
12 195 (4.16%) Scala
13 162 (3.46%) C
14 142 (3.03%) Java 8
15 141 (3.01%) Perl
16 137 (2.92%) TypeScript
17 126 (2.69%) R
18 112 (2.39%) T-SQL
19 78 (1.66%) Objective-C
20 72 (1.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 603 (12.87%) Degree
2 177 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 71 (1.52%) AWS Certification
5 69 (1.47%) Master's Degree
6 57 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 56 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (0.90%) CISSP
10 39 (0.83%) MCSA
11 33 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
12 32 (0.68%) MBA
13 31 (0.66%) MCSE
14 30 (0.64%) PhD
15 25 (0.53%) SANS
16 24 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
17 22 (0.47%) CCNA
17 22 (0.47%) PMI Certification
17 22 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 19 (0.41%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (5.21%) QA
2 59 (1.26%) GDPR
2 59 (1.26%) SLA
3 43 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.51%) PMO
7 11 (0.23%) COBIT
8 9 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
9 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.11%) GxP
10 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.11%) WCAG
11 4 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.085%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.043%) MiFID
14 1 (0.021%) WAI
System Software
1 906 (19.34%) Docker
2 282 (6.02%) Active Directory
3 191 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 95 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 59 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 46 (0.98%) VirtualBox
7 38 (0.81%) vSphere
8 28 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 27 (0.58%) XenApp
10 22 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (0.32%) HDFS
12 15 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (0.30%) iptables
13 14 (0.30%) Xen
13 14 (0.30%) XenDesktop
14 11 (0.23%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.19%) Snort
16 8 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
17 7 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 722 (15.41%) Kubernetes
2 533 (11.38%) Ansible
3 432 (9.22%) Puppet
4 371 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
5 323 (6.89%) Terraform
6 102 (2.18%) Kibana
7 92 (1.96%) Salt
8 66 (1.41%) SCCM
9 65 (1.39%) Prometheus
10 58 (1.24%) Nagios
11 55 (1.17%) Packer
12 49 (1.05%) ZABBIX
13 42 (0.90%) Grafana
14 41 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
14 41 (0.88%) Graphite
15 37 (0.79%) Rancher
16 35 (0.75%) HAProxy
17 30 (0.64%) CFEngine
18 29 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
19 27 (0.58%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 755 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 272 (5.81%) Facebook
3 257 (5.49%) VMware
4 236 (5.04%) IBM
5 200 (4.27%) Adobe
6 194 (4.14%) Apple
7 185 (3.95%) Oracle
8 180 (3.84%) Tableau
9 168 (3.59%) Red Hat
10 164 (3.50%) SAP
11 147 (3.14%) Cisco
12 121 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
13 108 (2.31%) HP
14 88 (1.88%) Twitter
15 82 (1.75%) Splunk
16 76 (1.62%) Sony
16 76 (1.62%) Yahoo!
17 75 (1.60%) Citrix
18 73 (1.56%) Rackspace
19 65 (1.39%) Cloudera