Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 96 106
Rank change year-on-year +31 +10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Google 5,413 1,609 4,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.47% 3.28% 3.08%
As % of the Vendors category 11.44% 8.24% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,919 1,317 3,327
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £58,627
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.61% +11.67%
75th Percentile £83,750 £88,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £132,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 47,337 19,522 59,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 39.74% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31,373 15,445 45,696
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Google in the UK

Google
Top 18 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 September 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 +37 4,975 £65,000 - 820
London +17 3,228 £75,000 - 386
UK excluding London +18 1,771 £50,000 - 459
Work from Home +33 1,034 £62,500 +25.00% 138
South East -21 430 £60,000 +20.00% 91
North of England +12 408 £47,500 -5.00% 159
South West +48 338 £42,500 -3.41% 45
Midlands +7 272 £50,000 -9.09% 74
North West +7 218 £45,000 -16.28% 80
West Midlands +27 201 £50,000 -9.09% 44
Yorkshire -22 169 £47,500 - 62
East of England +10 150 £40,000 -27.27% 57
Scotland -35 116 £47,500 -9.52% 24
East Midlands -44 70 £47,250 -32.50% 30
Northern Ireland -21 36 £47,500 -5.00% 5
North East -19 21 £47,500 -11.63% 17
Wales -62 15 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Isle of Man - 13 - -

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 2,820 (52.10%) GCP
2 2,421 (44.73%) AWS
3 1,883 (34.79%) Azure
4 1,678 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1,585 (29.28%) Python
6 1,442 (26.64%) Analytics
7 1,427 (26.36%) JavaScript
8 1,303 (24.07%) Social Skills
9 1,292 (23.87%) SQL
10 1,219 (22.52%) DevOps
11 1,142 (21.10%) Kubernetes
12 1,061 (19.60%) Software Engineering
13 1,010 (18.66%) Docker
14 1,002 (18.51%) Finance
15 946 (17.48%) React
16 932 (17.22%) Microservices
16 932 (17.22%) Java
17 893 (16.50%) Marketing
18 825 (15.24%) Microsoft
19 797 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
20 764 (14.11%) Terraform
21 745 (13.76%) Google Analytics
22 700 (12.93%) Node.js
23 695 (12.84%) Git (software)
24 680 (12.56%) Degree
25 636 (11.75%) TypeScript
26 635 (11.73%) Serverless
27 625 (11.55%) HTML
28 619 (11.44%) Full Stack Development
29 613 (11.32%) Analytical Skills

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
1 236 (4.36%) Apache Spark
2 190 (3.51%) CMS
3 159 (2.94%) Apache
4 144 (2.66%) Apache Airflow
5 132 (2.44%) WordPress
6 129 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
7 106 (1.96%) Confluence
8 59 (1.09%) nginx
9 50 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 49 (0.91%) IIS
10 49 (0.91%) SAS
11 41 (0.76%) Drupal
11 41 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 41 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 34 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
13 26 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 25 (0.46%) Jupyter
15 24 (0.44%) Ethereum
16 22 (0.41%) JBoss
17 20 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 174 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 137 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 69 (1.27%) Sketch
4 55 (1.02%) InVision
5 52 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 52 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 48 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 41 (0.76%) Figma
8 39 (0.72%) Chatbot
9 33 (0.61%) Adobe XD
10 29 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 22 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.22%) MS Visio
13 10 (0.18%) InDesign
13 10 (0.18%) Marvel
14 9 (0.17%) Acrobat
14 9 (0.17%) SPSS
15 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
16 7 (0.13%) Fireworks
17 6 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 43 (0.79%) Shopify
2 37 (0.68%) Magento
3 26 (0.48%) Sentinel
4 24 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
6 18 (0.33%) WebTrends
7 15 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
8 10 (0.18%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.11%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.074%) FastStats
10 4 (0.074%) Maximo
10 4 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.074%) SessionCam
11 3 (0.055%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.037%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.037%) FastStats PeopleStage
12 2 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.037%) Sprinklr
13 1 (0.018%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 2,820 (52.10%) GCP
2 2,421 (44.73%) AWS
3 1,883 (34.79%) Azure
4 745 (13.76%) Google Analytics
5 635 (11.73%) Serverless
6 359 (6.63%) GitHub
7 307 (5.67%) SaaS
8 281 (5.19%) Power Platform
9 196 (3.62%) PaaS
10 180 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
11 169 (3.12%) Microsoft 365
12 157 (2.90%) Google Ads
13 150 (2.77%) IaaS
14 149 (2.75%) Google Workspace
15 147 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
16 142 (2.62%) Firebase
16 142 (2.62%) Snowflake
17 131 (2.42%) Google Data Studio
18 127 (2.35%) Google Play
19 117 (2.16%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 177 (3.27%) Firewall
2 163 (3.01%) Internet
3 134 (2.48%) HTTP
4 82 (1.51%) Broadband
5 69 (1.27%) VPN
6 64 (1.18%) DNS
7 46 (0.85%) Network Security
8 43 (0.79%) TCP/IP
9 41 (0.76%) Intranet
10 33 (0.61%) LAN
11 32 (0.59%) WAN
12 31 (0.57%) VLAN
13 25 (0.46%) DHCP
14 23 (0.42%) IPv4
14 23 (0.42%) MQTT
14 23 (0.42%) Unified Communications
15 22 (0.41%) OSPF
16 21 (0.39%) Wireless
17 20 (0.37%) SSH
18 18 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (8.55%) BigQuery
2 455 (8.41%) MySQL
3 444 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
4 434 (8.02%) SQL Server
5 430 (7.94%) Big Data
6 386 (7.13%) NoSQL
7 384 (7.09%) Tableau
8 318 (5.87%) Relational Database
9 291 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
10 246 (4.54%) Power BI
11 231 (4.27%) MongoDB
12 212 (3.92%) Hadoop
13 188 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 155 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
15 137 (2.53%) Redis
16 136 (2.51%) Looker
17 94 (1.74%) RDBMS
18 91 (1.68%) Data Lake
19 81 (1.50%) Blockchain
20 74 (1.37%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 695 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 492 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 304 (5.62%) JIRA
4 293 (5.41%) GitLab
5 136 (2.51%) Cypress.io
6 121 (2.24%) webpack
7 114 (2.11%) Selenium
8 113 (2.09%) Postman
9 109 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 105 (1.94%) CircleCI
11 100 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 96 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 91 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 80 (1.48%) Maven
15 63 (1.16%) Vagrant
16 61 (1.13%) NUnit
17 56 (1.03%) gulp
18 50 (0.92%) Mocha
19 48 (0.89%) SonarQube
20 46 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 1,303 (24.07%) Social Skills
2 1,002 (18.51%) Finance
3 893 (16.50%) Marketing
4 613 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
5 485 (8.96%) Retail
6 273 (5.04%) Advertising
7 250 (4.62%) Games
8 215 (3.97%) Banking
9 203 (3.75%) Presentation Skills
10 148 (2.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 127 (2.35%) Public Sector
12 122 (2.25%) Telecoms
13 101 (1.87%) Manufacturing
14 94 (1.74%) Influencing Skills
15 90 (1.66%) Organisational Skills
16 89 (1.64%) Automotive
17 82 (1.51%) Publishing
18 74 (1.37%) Law
19 72 (1.33%) Legal
20 47 (0.87%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,285 (23.74%) Developer
2 484 (8.94%) Software Engineer
3 424 (7.83%) Architect
4 393 (7.26%) Analyst
5 306 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 290 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 255 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 233 (4.30%) Cloud Engineer
9 221 (4.08%) Consultant
9 221 (4.08%) Data Engineer
10 177 (3.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 163 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
12 162 (2.99%) Data Analyst
13 158 (2.92%) Java Developer
14 157 (2.90%) React Developer
15 145 (2.68%) Cloud Architect
16 123 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
17 117 (2.16%) Solutions Architect
18 109 (2.01%) Data Architect
19 101 (1.87%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 946 (17.48%) React
2 700 (12.93%) Node.js
3 625 (11.55%) HTML
4 570 (10.53%) Web Services
5 556 (10.27%) CSS
6 443 (8.18%) AngularJS
7 404 (7.46%) .NET
8 345 (6.37%) REST
9 290 (5.36%) Kafka
10 258 (4.77%) RESTful
11 230 (4.25%) .NET Core
12 228 (4.21%) GraphQL
13 211 (3.90%) Spring
14 209 (3.86%) Redux
14 209 (3.86%) Vue.js
15 208 (3.84%) React Native
16 193 (3.57%) HTML5
17 157 (2.90%) Jest
18 152 (2.81%) Spring Boot
19 130 (2.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 571 (10.55%) User Experience
2 342 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 248 (4.58%) Public Cloud
4 224 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
5 222 (4.10%) Cloud Native
5 222 (4.10%) Social Media
6 209 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
7 202 (3.73%) Virtual Team
8 192 (3.55%) Algorithms
9 125 (2.31%) Management Information System
10 94 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 83 (1.53%) Data Structures
12 80 (1.48%) Data Centre
13 62 (1.15%) Driving Licence
14 54 (1.00%) EPoS
15 52 (0.96%) Blog
16 49 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
17 48 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
18 47 (0.87%) Marketing Technology
19 46 (0.85%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 460 (8.50%) Linux
2 346 (6.39%) Windows
3 301 (5.56%) Android
4 237 (4.38%) Apple iOS
5 121 (2.24%) Unix
5 121 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 46 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 44 (0.81%) CentOS
8 43 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 40 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
10 25 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
11 18 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (0.31%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.24%) VMS
13 13 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.13%) Debian
15 7 (0.13%) Mesosphere
15 7 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,678 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,442 (26.64%) Analytics
3 1,219 (22.52%) DevOps
4 1,061 (19.60%) Software Engineering
5 932 (17.22%) Microservices
6 797 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
7 619 (11.44%) Full Stack Development
8 578 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
9 508 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 501 (9.26%) Computer Science
11 486 (8.98%) Machine Learning
11 486 (8.98%) TDD
12 476 (8.79%) Data Science
13 443 (8.18%) Scrum
14 441 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
14 441 (8.15%) Mentoring
15 417 (7.70%) Artificial Intelligence
16 368 (6.80%) Infrastructure as Code
17 360 (6.65%) Visualisation
18 348 (6.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,585 (29.28%) Python
2 1,427 (26.36%) JavaScript
3 1,292 (23.87%) SQL
4 932 (17.22%) Java
5 636 (11.75%) TypeScript
6 585 (10.81%) C#
7 354 (6.54%) Go
8 326 (6.02%) PHP
9 257 (4.75%) Bash Shell
10 228 (4.21%) PowerShell
11 227 (4.19%) Kotlin
12 205 (3.79%) Ruby
13 203 (3.75%) C++
14 193 (3.57%) ES6
15 179 (3.31%) Scala
16 152 (2.81%) C
17 131 (2.42%) R
18 59 (1.09%) Rust
19 56 (1.03%) Java 8
20 41 (0.76%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 680 (12.56%) Degree
2 230 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 134 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 116 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 85 (1.57%) Master's Degree
6 61 (1.13%) PhD
7 51 (0.94%) AWS Certification
8 50 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
9 46 (0.85%) CISSP
10 38 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (0.52%) CISM
12 26 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 17 (0.31%) CEH
13 17 (0.31%) MBA
14 15 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
15 14 (0.26%) MCSA
15 14 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 13 (0.24%) GIAC
17 12 (0.22%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (6.39%) QA
2 134 (2.48%) Accessibility
3 120 (2.22%) GDPR
4 86 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 66 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 34 (0.63%) NIST
7 28 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 23 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.28%) SLA
10 13 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 13 (0.24%) WAI
11 11 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
12 9 (0.17%) GRC
13 8 (0.15%) IASME
14 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.11%) COBIT
15 6 (0.11%) ISO 15022
15 6 (0.11%) ISO 20022
15 6 (0.11%) PMO
16 4 (0.074%) Basel III
System Software
1 1,010 (18.66%) Docker
2 184 (3.40%) Active Directory
3 101 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 55 (1.02%) VirtualBox
6 38 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.28%) Varnish
9 11 (0.20%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.18%) KVM
11 9 (0.17%) Ceph
12 8 (0.15%) vSphere
13 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 7 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.092%) HDFS
15 5 (0.092%) Snort
15 5 (0.092%) Squid
16 4 (0.074%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 4 (0.074%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1,142 (21.10%) Kubernetes
2 764 (14.11%) Terraform
3 358 (6.61%) Ansible
4 178 (3.29%) Puppet
5 167 (3.09%) Grafana
6 162 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
7 128 (2.36%) Prometheus
8 67 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
9 47 (0.87%) Istio
10 42 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (0.54%) Kibana
11 29 (0.54%) ZABBIX
12 27 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
12 27 (0.50%) Salt
13 26 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
13 26 (0.48%) SCCM
14 22 (0.41%) AirWatch
14 22 (0.41%) Packer
15 19 (0.35%) Rancher
16 17 (0.31%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 825 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 251 (4.64%) Adobe
3 234 (4.32%) Oracle
4 207 (3.82%) Apple
5 193 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 156 (2.88%) Facebook
7 154 (2.85%) IBM
8 153 (2.83%) VMware
9 136 (2.51%) SAP
10 80 (1.48%) Red Hat
11 73 (1.35%) Cloudera
11 73 (1.35%) Hortonworks
12 72 (1.33%) Splunk
13 65 (1.20%) Talend
14 60 (1.11%) Informatica
15 50 (0.92%) Databricks
16 46 (0.85%) Cisco
17 36 (0.67%) Atlassian
17 36 (0.67%) Citrix
17 36 (0.67%) Teradata