Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 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
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 107 107
Rank change year-on-year +24 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Google 2,937 3,312 4,506
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.56% 2.92% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 9.43% 7.14% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,074 2,659 3,499
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +30.43%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £108,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.14% +22.50%

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 31,134 46,417 61,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.73% 40.89% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23,311 36,035 47,928
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £39,399 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,949 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +3.90% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,540 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% - +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 12 April 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 12 April 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 +23 2,678 £62,500 -3.85% 716
London +17 1,602 £72,375 -3.50% 335
UK excluding London +20 1,093 £47,500 -9.52% 424
Work from Home +64 555 £60,000 -14.29% 143
South East +49 350 £47,500 -18.10% 67
North of England -19 202 £47,500 -5.00% 146
South West +36 196 £46,250 -11.90% 51
Midlands -13 170 £53,750 -2.27% 82
West Midlands +17 106 £62,500 +19.05% 57
North West -6 100 £47,500 -16.67% 75
Yorkshire -19 93 £50,000 +11.11% 50
Scotland -1 77 £50,000 -4.76% 27
East of England -3 62 £44,500 -15.24% 35
East Midlands -8 61 £37,500 -40.00% 25
Northern Ireland +20 22 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wales +8 11 £50,000 +19.05% 14
North East +11 9 £42,500 -22.00% 21
Isle of Man - 3 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 1,663 (56.62%) GCP
2 1,519 (51.72%) AWS
3 1,190 (40.52%) Azure
4 997 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
5 939 (31.97%) Python
6 814 (27.72%) DevOps
7 742 (25.26%) Analytics
8 716 (24.38%) Kubernetes
9 698 (23.77%) Docker
10 619 (21.08%) SQL
11 585 (19.92%) JavaScript
12 560 (19.07%) Java
13 501 (17.06%) Microservices
14 500 (17.02%) Finance
15 485 (16.51%) Microsoft
16 447 (15.22%) Terraform
17 441 (15.02%) Software Engineering
18 438 (14.91%) Git (software)
19 431 (14.67%) Linux
20 417 (14.20%) Marketing
21 365 (12.43%) Google Analytics
22 346 (11.78%) Degree
23 329 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
24 322 (10.96%) HTML
25 321 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
26 298 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
27 297 (10.11%) Serverless
28 295 (10.04%) Jenkins
29 290 (9.87%) React
30 289 (9.84%) Web Services

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
1 144 (4.90%) Apache Spark
2 101 (3.44%) Apache
2 101 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
3 96 (3.27%) Apache Airflow
4 82 (2.79%) Confluence
5 80 (2.72%) CMS
6 49 (1.67%) WordPress
7 44 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 34 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
8 34 (1.16%) Drupal
9 20 (0.68%) SAS
10 13 (0.44%) Jupyter
11 11 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.37%) Luigi
11 11 (0.37%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.37%) nginx
11 11 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.27%) IIS
13 7 (0.24%) Tornado
Applications
1 92 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (1.80%) Sketch
4 45 (1.53%) Photoshop
5 34 (1.16%) Figma
6 31 (1.06%) Adobe XD
6 31 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 28 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
8 20 (0.68%) InVision
9 18 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
11 10 (0.34%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.31%) SPSS
13 5 (0.17%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.14%) InDesign
15 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
16 2 (0.068%) Chatbot
16 2 (0.068%) Marvel
17 1 (0.034%) MODO
Business Applications
1 34 (1.16%) Magento
2 21 (0.72%) Shopify
3 16 (0.54%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.14%) Eikon
5 3 (0.10%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.068%) Odoo
6 2 (0.068%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.068%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.034%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.034%) Radian6
7 1 (0.034%) SessionCam
7 1 (0.034%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,663 (56.62%) GCP
2 1,519 (51.72%) AWS
3 1,190 (40.52%) Azure
4 365 (12.43%) Google Analytics
5 297 (10.11%) Serverless
6 238 (8.10%) SaaS
7 224 (7.63%) PaaS
8 150 (5.11%) AWS Lambda
8 150 (5.11%) IaaS
9 148 (5.04%) Power Platform
10 134 (4.56%) Microsoft 365
11 125 (4.26%) GitHub
12 107 (3.64%) Google Workspace
13 91 (3.10%) Google Play
14 88 (3.00%) Firebase
15 81 (2.76%) Cloud Functions
16 79 (2.69%) IBM Cloud
17 78 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
18 76 (2.59%) OpenShift
19 67 (2.28%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.60%) Firewall
2 87 (2.96%) Internet
3 77 (2.62%) DNS
4 62 (2.11%) VPN
5 48 (1.63%) HTTP
6 34 (1.16%) DHCP
6 34 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 33 (1.12%) LAN
8 29 (0.99%) VLAN
9 28 (0.95%) WAN
10 25 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (0.82%) IPv4
11 24 (0.82%) OSPF
12 19 (0.65%) SSL
13 18 (0.61%) Bluetooth
13 18 (0.61%) Wireless
14 16 (0.54%) Network Security
14 16 (0.54%) VoIP
15 14 (0.48%) SAN
16 13 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (9.30%) Big Data
2 245 (8.34%) MySQL
3 230 (7.83%) SQL Server
4 221 (7.52%) BigQuery
5 204 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
6 180 (6.13%) MongoDB
7 179 (6.09%) NoSQL
8 173 (5.89%) Data Warehouse
9 148 (5.04%) Tableau
10 145 (4.94%) Relational Database
11 136 (4.63%) Amazon Redshift
12 134 (4.56%) Hadoop
12 134 (4.56%) Power BI
13 71 (2.42%) Redis
14 67 (2.28%) Looker
15 63 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 61 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 60 (2.04%) Amazon Athena
18 56 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 54 (1.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 438 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 295 (10.04%) Jenkins
3 169 (5.75%) JIRA
4 90 (3.06%) GitLab
5 67 (2.28%) Maven
6 59 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 57 (1.94%) Vagrant
8 45 (1.53%) Bitbucket
9 44 (1.50%) CircleCI
10 40 (1.36%) Selenium
11 35 (1.19%) JUnit
11 35 (1.19%) TeamCity
12 33 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
13 31 (1.06%) Artifactory
14 27 (0.92%) webpack
15 26 (0.89%) Gradle
16 22 (0.75%) Grunt
16 22 (0.75%) Mockito
16 22 (0.75%) Subversion
17 21 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 500 (17.02%) Finance
2 417 (14.20%) Marketing
3 265 (9.02%) Retail
4 203 (6.91%) Banking
5 145 (4.94%) Public Sector
6 103 (3.51%) Manufacturing
7 97 (3.30%) Games
8 93 (3.17%) Telecoms
9 81 (2.76%) Electronics
10 80 (2.72%) Advertising
11 50 (1.70%) Automotive
12 35 (1.19%) Law
12 35 (1.19%) Publishing
13 24 (0.82%) Brand Awareness
13 24 (0.82%) Legal
14 22 (0.75%) Front Office
15 18 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.54%) French Language
17 14 (0.48%) Investment Banking
18 10 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 789 (26.86%) Developer
2 282 (9.60%) Architect
3 206 (7.01%) Software Engineer
4 200 (6.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 193 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 191 (6.50%) Analyst
7 178 (6.06%) Data Engineer
8 174 (5.92%) Senior Developer
9 153 (5.21%) Java Developer
10 124 (4.22%) Full Stack Developer
11 118 (4.02%) Cloud Architect
12 113 (3.85%) Consultant
13 108 (3.68%) AWS Engineer
14 78 (2.66%) Backend Developer
15 75 (2.55%) Java Engineer
16 71 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
17 70 (2.38%) Platform Engineer
18 67 (2.28%) AWS DevOps
18 67 (2.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 65 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (10.96%) HTML
2 290 (9.87%) React
3 289 (9.84%) Web Services
4 288 (9.81%) CSS
5 287 (9.77%) Node.js
6 276 (9.40%) REST
7 228 (7.76%) AngularJS
8 175 (5.96%) .NET
9 161 (5.48%) Spring
10 129 (4.39%) RESTful
11 118 (4.02%) Vue.js
12 117 (3.98%) Spring Boot
13 116 (3.95%) Kafka
14 115 (3.92%) HTML5
15 102 (3.47%) Django
15 102 (3.47%) GraphQL
16 96 (3.27%) Flask
17 90 (3.06%) .NET Core
18 85 (2.89%) CSS3
19 63 (2.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 248 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (6.50%) User Experience
3 184 (6.26%) Mobile App
4 159 (5.41%) Cloud Native
5 156 (5.31%) Public Cloud
6 115 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
7 73 (2.49%) Data Centre
7 73 (2.49%) Social Media
8 70 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
9 69 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 62 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
11 59 (2.01%) Blog
11 59 (2.01%) Management Information System
12 51 (1.74%) Virtual Team
13 42 (1.43%) Data Structures
14 40 (1.36%) Algorithms
15 39 (1.33%) iPad
16 33 (1.12%) Internet of Things
17 30 (1.02%) Clustering
18 29 (0.99%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 431 (14.67%) Linux
2 261 (8.89%) Windows
3 173 (5.89%) Android
4 126 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 94 (3.20%) Windows Server
6 71 (2.42%) Unix
7 40 (1.36%) Ubuntu
8 36 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
9 35 (1.19%) CentOS
10 30 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.89%) Windows 10
12 22 (0.75%) Mac OS
13 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.34%) CoreOS
15 10 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.34%) zOS
16 9 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
17 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2019
18 6 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 997 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
2 814 (27.72%) DevOps
3 742 (25.26%) Analytics
4 501 (17.06%) Microservices
5 441 (15.02%) Software Engineering
6 329 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
7 321 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
8 298 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
9 263 (8.95%) Data Science
10 262 (8.92%) Scrum
11 255 (8.68%) Computer Science
12 249 (8.48%) E-Commerce
13 239 (8.14%) Machine Learning
14 232 (7.90%) Fintech
15 224 (7.63%) Infrastructure as Code
16 216 (7.35%) ETL
17 201 (6.84%) TDD
18 198 (6.74%) Mentoring
19 197 (6.71%) Artificial Intelligence
20 193 (6.57%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 939 (31.97%) Python
2 619 (21.08%) SQL
3 585 (19.92%) JavaScript
4 560 (19.07%) Java
5 269 (9.16%) C#
6 192 (6.54%) PHP
7 190 (6.47%) Go
8 176 (5.99%) Bash Shell
9 157 (5.35%) PowerShell
10 156 (5.31%) TypeScript
11 120 (4.09%) C++
12 83 (2.83%) Kotlin
13 82 (2.79%) C
13 82 (2.79%) Ruby
14 73 (2.49%) R
15 64 (2.18%) Scala
16 52 (1.77%) Java 8
17 51 (1.74%) ES6
18 45 (1.53%) Perl
19 44 (1.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 346 (11.78%) Degree
2 104 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 42 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 41 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (1.23%) Master's Degree
7 22 (0.75%) CISSP
8 20 (0.68%) AWS Certification
8 20 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
9 17 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.54%) ISTQB
11 15 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
12 14 (0.48%) CISM
12 14 (0.48%) MCSE
13 13 (0.44%) DBS Check
14 12 (0.41%) OCP
14 12 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (0.41%) PhD
15 10 (0.34%) CSSLP
16 9 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (4.05%) QA
2 63 (2.15%) GDPR
3 42 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.58%) Data Quality
5 17 (0.58%) NIST
6 11 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
6 11 (0.37%) SLA
7 10 (0.34%) GRC
7 10 (0.34%) ISO 22301
7 10 (0.34%) NCSC
8 8 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.20%) SOC 2
10 5 (0.17%) EMIR
10 5 (0.17%) MiFID
10 5 (0.17%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 698 (23.77%) Docker
2 140 (4.77%) Active Directory
3 108 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.60%) VirtualBox
5 38 (1.29%) Hyper-V
6 31 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.44%) vSphere
9 11 (0.37%) Firmware
9 11 (0.37%) Xen
10 10 (0.34%) HDFS
11 8 (0.27%) Shibboleth
12 7 (0.24%) Apache Flume
12 7 (0.24%) KVM
12 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.20%) Snort
14 5 (0.17%) NFS
14 5 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 716 (24.38%) Kubernetes
2 447 (15.22%) Terraform
3 271 (9.23%) Ansible
4 119 (4.05%) Puppet
5 98 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (1.60%) Prometheus
7 45 (1.53%) Docker Swarm
8 28 (0.95%) Grafana
9 27 (0.92%) Istio
10 23 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
11 18 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
11 18 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (0.58%) SCCM
12 17 (0.58%) ZABBIX
13 14 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
14 13 (0.44%) Argo
14 13 (0.44%) Packer
14 13 (0.44%) Salt
15 12 (0.41%) Knative
15 12 (0.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 485 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 177 (6.03%) Oracle
3 142 (4.83%) VMware
4 116 (3.95%) IBM
5 103 (3.51%) Adobe
6 100 (3.40%) SAP
7 82 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
8 80 (2.72%) Talend
9 78 (2.66%) Red Hat
10 75 (2.55%) Apple
11 72 (2.45%) Facebook
12 67 (2.28%) Informatica
13 65 (2.21%) Cisco
14 53 (1.80%) Cloudera
14 53 (1.80%) Hortonworks
15 34 (1.16%) Splunk
16 31 (1.06%) Teradata
17 29 (0.99%) Twitter
18 27 (0.92%) Databricks
19 26 (0.89%) HP