Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 95 106
Rank change year-on-year +30 +11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Google 5,636 1,836 4,054
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.37% 3.30% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 11.25% 8.55% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,243 1,519 3,168
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £80,711
90th Percentile £105,000 £116,250 £97,500
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 50,115 21,471 55,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.85% 38.56% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33,437 17,262 43,395
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £39,471 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +31 5,095 £67,500 +8.87% 827
London +18 3,384 £75,000 +7.14% 401
UK excluding London +5 1,776 £50,000 - 457
Work from Home +25 1,159 £70,000 +21.74% 164
North of England +23 464 £50,000 - 153
South East -37 424 £60,000 +33.33% 88
South West +20 278 £47,500 +5.56% 60
Midlands -11 278 £52,500 -4.55% 76
North West +15 244 £45,000 -14.29% 95
West Midlands +1 208 £55,000 - 52
Yorkshire +5 186 £52,500 +5.00% 39
East of England -1 154 £42,500 +2.41% 45
Scotland -6 127 £46,885 -12.36% 22
East Midlands -40 68 £48,500 -7.62% 24
Northern Ireland -14 40 £40,000 -15.79% 3
North East +1 34 £35,000 -17.65% 19
Wales -62 19 £49,000 +5.95% 10
Isle of Man - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 2,985 (52.96%) GCP
2 2,392 (42.44%) AWS
3 1,894 (33.61%) Azure
4 1,806 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
5 1,743 (30.93%) Python
6 1,579 (28.02%) Analytics
7 1,549 (27.48%) JavaScript
8 1,398 (24.80%) Social Skills
9 1,374 (24.38%) SQL
10 1,279 (22.69%) Kubernetes
11 1,232 (21.86%) DevOps
12 1,112 (19.73%) Docker
13 1,067 (18.93%) Finance
14 1,031 (18.29%) React
15 1,027 (18.22%) Software Engineering
16 1,015 (18.01%) Java
17 953 (16.91%) Microservices
18 905 (16.06%) Marketing
19 890 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
20 842 (14.94%) Microsoft
21 824 (14.62%) Google Analytics
22 778 (13.80%) Terraform
23 775 (13.75%) Node.js
24 751 (13.33%) Git (software)
25 707 (12.54%) Degree
26 661 (11.73%) TypeScript
27 660 (11.71%) HTML
28 644 (11.43%) Full Stack Development
29 639 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
30 602 (10.68%) User Experience

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
1 229 (4.06%) CMS
2 196 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 180 (3.19%) Apache
4 170 (3.02%) WordPress
5 137 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
6 130 (2.31%) Apache Airflow
7 106 (1.88%) Confluence
8 69 (1.22%) Apache Solr
9 66 (1.17%) nginx
10 63 (1.12%) IIS
11 42 (0.75%) Drupal
11 42 (0.75%) SAS
11 42 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 41 (0.73%) SharePoint
13 37 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
14 32 (0.57%) Jupyter
15 27 (0.48%) OpenStack
16 25 (0.44%) JBoss
17 24 (0.43%) Ethereum
18 15 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 181 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 168 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 71 (1.26%) Sketch
4 66 (1.17%) Figma
5 57 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 46 (0.82%) InVision
7 43 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 43 (0.76%) Photoshop
8 42 (0.75%) Chatbot
9 40 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
10 30 (0.53%) Adobe XD
11 21 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
12 17 (0.30%) MS Visio
13 10 (0.18%) SPSS
14 9 (0.16%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.14%) Marvel
15 8 (0.14%) UserZoom
16 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
17 6 (0.11%) InDesign
17 6 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 57 (1.01%) Magento
2 20 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
2 20 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.32%) WebTrends
4 17 (0.30%) Shopify
5 12 (0.21%) Sentinel
6 10 (0.18%) R3 Corda
7 7 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.071%) FastStats
9 4 (0.071%) Maximo
9 4 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.053%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.053%) SessionCam
11 2 (0.035%) FastStats PeopleStage
11 2 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.035%) Sprinklr
12 1 (0.018%) Workfront
12 1 (0.018%) Yoast SEO
Cloud Services
1 2,985 (52.96%) GCP
2 2,392 (42.44%) AWS
3 1,894 (33.61%) Azure
4 824 (14.62%) Google Analytics
5 597 (10.59%) Serverless
6 422 (7.49%) GitHub
7 324 (5.75%) Power Platform
8 303 (5.38%) SaaS
9 195 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
10 188 (3.34%) PaaS
11 164 (2.91%) Microsoft 365
12 155 (2.75%) Firebase
13 150 (2.66%) Google Data Studio
14 147 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
15 146 (2.59%) IaaS
16 145 (2.57%) Google Workspace
17 142 (2.52%) Google Ads
18 134 (2.38%) Google Play
19 132 (2.34%) Google Tag Manager
20 127 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 155 (2.75%) Firewall
2 138 (2.45%) HTTP
3 133 (2.36%) Internet
4 109 (1.93%) Broadband
5 104 (1.85%) DNS
6 70 (1.24%) VPN
7 49 (0.87%) TCP/IP
8 45 (0.80%) Network Security
9 42 (0.75%) LAN
10 41 (0.73%) WAN
11 36 (0.64%) DHCP
12 34 (0.60%) MQTT
13 31 (0.55%) Intranet
14 28 (0.50%) NFC
15 27 (0.48%) VLAN
16 22 (0.39%) Wireless
17 21 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (0.34%) SAN
19 17 (0.30%) VoIP
20 13 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (8.66%) MySQL
2 487 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
3 470 (8.34%) BigQuery
4 438 (7.77%) NoSQL
5 424 (7.52%) Big Data
6 423 (7.51%) Tableau
7 414 (7.35%) SQL Server
8 342 (6.07%) Relational Database
9 306 (5.43%) Power BI
10 296 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
11 283 (5.02%) MongoDB
12 212 (3.76%) Hadoop
13 196 (3.48%) Looker
14 182 (3.23%) Redis
15 158 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 139 (2.47%) Amazon Redshift
17 116 (2.06%) RDBMS
18 97 (1.72%) Data Lake
19 84 (1.49%) Blockchain
20 59 (1.05%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 751 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 448 (7.95%) Jenkins
3 366 (6.49%) JIRA
4 321 (5.70%) GitLab
5 168 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 151 (2.68%) Cypress.io
7 146 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 136 (2.41%) webpack
9 134 (2.38%) Postman
10 108 (1.92%) Selenium
11 105 (1.86%) Maven
12 96 (1.70%) CircleCI
13 95 (1.69%) NUnit
14 93 (1.65%) Bitbucket
15 86 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 78 (1.38%) Moq
17 77 (1.37%) TeamCity
18 55 (0.98%) ESLint
19 54 (0.96%) Mocha
20 48 (0.85%) gulp
General
1 1,398 (24.80%) Social Skills
2 1,067 (18.93%) Finance
3 905 (16.06%) Marketing
4 639 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
5 519 (9.21%) Retail
6 272 (4.83%) Advertising
7 238 (4.22%) Games
8 193 (3.42%) Presentation Skills
9 170 (3.02%) Banking
10 136 (2.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 133 (2.36%) Manufacturing
12 131 (2.32%) Public Sector
13 126 (2.24%) Telecoms
14 97 (1.72%) Automotive
15 83 (1.47%) Influencing Skills
16 81 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
17 78 (1.38%) Legal
17 78 (1.38%) Publishing
18 53 (0.94%) Law
19 44 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,316 (23.35%) Developer
2 482 (8.55%) Software Engineer
3 435 (7.72%) Analyst
4 428 (7.59%) Architect
5 327 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 296 (5.25%) Senior Developer
7 264 (4.68%) Consultant
8 257 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 236 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
10 215 (3.81%) Data Engineer
11 184 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 183 (3.25%) Cloud Architect
13 177 (3.14%) Data Analyst
14 175 (3.11%) Java Developer
15 167 (2.96%) Senior Software Engineer
16 158 (2.80%) React Developer
17 115 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
18 102 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
19 98 (1.74%) Backend Developer
20 97 (1.72%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,031 (18.29%) React
2 775 (13.75%) Node.js
3 660 (11.71%) HTML
4 595 (10.56%) CSS
5 544 (9.65%) Web Services
6 431 (7.65%) .NET
7 424 (7.52%) REST
8 403 (7.15%) AngularJS
9 343 (6.09%) Kafka
10 284 (5.04%) RESTful
11 269 (4.77%) Vue.js
12 231 (4.10%) Spring
13 218 (3.87%) GraphQL
14 217 (3.85%) React Native
15 188 (3.34%) HTML5
16 184 (3.26%) .NET Core
16 184 (3.26%) Spring Boot
17 182 (3.23%) Redux
18 179 (3.18%) Jest
19 163 (2.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 602 (10.68%) User Experience
2 353 (6.26%) Mobile App
3 253 (4.49%) Public Cloud
4 232 (4.12%) Cloud Native
4 232 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
5 219 (3.89%) Social Media
6 218 (3.87%) Algorithms
7 194 (3.44%) Virtual Team
8 171 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
9 135 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 86 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 71 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 65 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 61 (1.08%) Data Centre
13 61 (1.08%) Marketing Technology
14 54 (0.96%) EPoS
15 50 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
16 47 (0.83%) Driving Licence
17 41 (0.73%) NHS
18 39 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 498 (8.84%) Linux
2 380 (6.74%) Windows
3 300 (5.32%) Android
4 244 (4.33%) Apple iOS
5 146 (2.59%) Unix
6 117 (2.08%) Windows Server
7 49 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 41 (0.73%) CentOS
9 31 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 26 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
11 25 (0.44%) Mac OS
12 23 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
13 15 (0.27%) Debian
13 15 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.18%) VMS
15 9 (0.16%) Mesosphere
16 8 (0.14%) Solaris
17 5 (0.089%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,806 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,579 (28.02%) Analytics
3 1,232 (21.86%) DevOps
4 1,027 (18.22%) Software Engineering
5 953 (16.91%) Microservices
6 890 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 644 (11.43%) Full Stack Development
8 601 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
9 592 (10.50%) Data Science
10 559 (9.92%) Machine Learning
11 542 (9.62%) TDD
12 536 (9.51%) Computer Science
13 495 (8.78%) Scrum
14 470 (8.34%) Mentoring
15 465 (8.25%) E-Commerce
16 441 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
17 440 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
18 373 (6.62%) Visualisation
19 362 (6.42%) Infrastructure as Code
20 353 (6.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,743 (30.93%) Python
2 1,549 (27.48%) JavaScript
3 1,374 (24.38%) SQL
4 1,015 (18.01%) Java
5 661 (11.73%) TypeScript
6 578 (10.26%) C#
7 353 (6.26%) Go
8 338 (6.00%) PHP
9 291 (5.16%) Bash Shell
10 270 (4.79%) Kotlin
11 260 (4.61%) Ruby
12 197 (3.50%) PowerShell
13 191 (3.39%) Scala
14 169 (3.00%) R
15 158 (2.80%) C++
15 158 (2.80%) ES6
16 120 (2.13%) C
17 74 (1.31%) Shell Script
18 58 (1.03%) Java 8
19 54 (0.96%) Rust
Qualifications
1 707 (12.54%) Degree
2 270 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 131 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 102 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 66 (1.17%) AWS Certification
6 65 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 62 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (1.06%) PhD
9 50 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 49 (0.87%) CISSP
11 45 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
12 28 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
13 23 (0.41%) CISM
14 21 (0.37%) CCSP
15 19 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
16 18 (0.32%) GIAC
17 17 (0.30%) DBS Check
18 15 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
19 13 (0.23%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (6.94%) QA
2 146 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 134 (2.38%) Accessibility
4 133 (2.36%) GDPR
5 75 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (1.06%) NIST
7 28 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 26 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.41%) IASME
10 18 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 18 (0.32%) SLA
11 14 (0.25%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.21%) SOC 2
13 12 (0.21%) WAI
14 8 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
14 8 (0.14%) GRC
14 8 (0.14%) ISO 31000
14 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 8 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 1,112 (19.73%) Docker
2 165 (2.93%) Active Directory
3 124 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (0.48%) Varnish
7 23 (0.41%) VirtualBox
7 23 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.21%) KVM
9 11 (0.20%) vSphere
10 8 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 8 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (0.11%) Ceph
12 6 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.089%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.089%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.071%) iptables
14 4 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,279 (22.69%) Kubernetes
2 778 (13.80%) Terraform
3 387 (6.87%) Ansible
4 228 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 219 (3.89%) Puppet
6 215 (3.81%) Grafana
7 122 (2.16%) Prometheus
8 61 (1.08%) Istio
9 54 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
10 38 (0.67%) SCCM
11 37 (0.66%) Cobbler
12 36 (0.64%) Kibana
13 34 (0.60%) ZABBIX
14 32 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
15 31 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
16 30 (0.53%) Salt
17 29 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
18 28 (0.50%) CASB
18 28 (0.50%) Packer
19 22 (0.39%) Consul
Vendors
1 842 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 291 (5.16%) Adobe
3 242 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
4 237 (4.21%) Oracle
5 209 (3.71%) Apple
6 185 (3.28%) VMware
7 152 (2.70%) Facebook
8 137 (2.43%) SAP
9 105 (1.86%) IBM
10 101 (1.79%) Red Hat
11 82 (1.45%) Splunk
12 58 (1.03%) Databricks
13 51 (0.90%) Cisco
14 46 (0.82%) Teradata
15 45 (0.80%) Cloudera
16 44 (0.78%) Citrix
16 44 (0.78%) Hortonworks
17 43 (0.76%) SaltStack
18 39 (0.69%) Okta
19 37 (0.66%) Atlassian