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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 60 95 52
Rank change year-on-year +35 -43 +41
Permanent jobs citing GCP 76 25 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.02% 1.73% 3.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.03% 4.22% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 51 23 39
10th Percentile £42,439 £34,650 £37,350
25th Percentile £48,125 £46,250 £42,126
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,063 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.69% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,625 £69,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £59,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%

GCP is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 758 592 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.08% 41.05% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 526 464 317
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,075 £29,450
25th Percentile £39,713 £34,813 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,852 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,625 £58,750
UK median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Wales

GCP
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in Wales.

Salary trend for GCP in Wales

GCP
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing GCP in Wales over the 6 months to 14 August 2022.

Salary histogram for GCP in Wales

GCP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South Wales +27 75 £57,063 +6.16% 7
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, IT jobs citing GCP 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for GCP.

1 55 (72.37%) AWS
2 47 (61.84%) Python
3 40 (52.63%) Azure
4 37 (48.68%) Google
5 33 (43.42%) Docker
6 28 (36.84%) SQL
6 28 (36.84%) Finance
6 28 (36.84%) Agile
7 27 (35.53%) Kubernetes
8 23 (30.26%) Data Engineering
8 23 (30.26%) Machine Learning
9 22 (28.95%) ETL
10 21 (27.63%) Containerisation
11 20 (26.32%) DevOps
11 20 (26.32%) Analytics
12 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
13 15 (19.74%) Degree
13 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
13 15 (19.74%) Terraform
13 15 (19.74%) Data Science
14 14 (18.42%) QA
14 14 (18.42%) REST
15 13 (17.11%) Banking
15 13 (17.11%) Serverless
15 13 (17.11%) Data Pipeline
15 13 (17.11%) Clean Code
15 13 (17.11%) Disruptive Innovation
16 12 (15.79%) Microservices
16 12 (15.79%) Node.js

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 10 (13.16%) Apache Spark
1 10 (13.16%) Jupyter
2 5 (6.58%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (5.26%) Luigi
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 55 (72.37%) AWS
2 40 (52.63%) Azure
3 13 (17.11%) Serverless
4 8 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (10.53%) Snowflake
5 7 (9.21%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (5.26%) IaaS
7 3 (3.95%) Pulumi
8 2 (2.63%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.32%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.32%) Cloud Functions
9 1 (1.32%) Collibra
9 1 (1.32%) Firebase
9 1 (1.32%) GitHub
9 1 (1.32%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (3.95%) SSL
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Intranet
3 1 (1.32%) LAN
3 1 (1.32%) SNMP
3 1 (1.32%) VoIP
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
3 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
2 7 (9.21%) BigQuery
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) Metadata
4 5 (6.58%) MySQL
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (5.26%) Big Data
5 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.26%) MariaDB
5 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.63%) DB2
6 2 (2.63%) Power BI
6 2 (2.63%) Tableau
6 2 (2.63%) WhereScape RED
7 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.63%) GitLab
4 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Banking
3 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 8 (10.53%) Law
4 8 (10.53%) Retail
4 8 (10.53%) Social Skills
5 5 (6.58%) Games
6 1 (1.32%) Back Office
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.32%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Data Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Software Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Developer
3 6 (7.89%) GCP Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Python Engineer
3 6 (7.89%) Python Software Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Associate Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) Data Scientist
4 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.58%) JavaScript Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Azure Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) GCP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) REST
2 12 (15.79%) Node.js
3 10 (13.16%) .NET
4 9 (11.84%) GraphQL
5 8 (10.53%) TensorFlow
6 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.89%) React
7 4 (5.26%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.95%) SOAP
9 1 (1.32%) AWS Amplify
9 1 (1.32%) Django
9 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (1.32%) Ember.js
9 1 (1.32%) Kafka
9 1 (1.32%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.58%) Podcast
4 2 (2.63%) IoT
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.32%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Agile
2 23 (30.26%) Data Engineering
2 23 (30.26%) Machine Learning
3 22 (28.95%) ETL
4 21 (27.63%) Containerisation
5 20 (26.32%) Analytics
5 20 (26.32%) DevOps
6 16 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 15 (19.74%) Computer Science
7 15 (19.74%) Data Science
8 13 (17.11%) Clean Code
8 13 (17.11%) Data Pipeline
8 13 (17.11%) Disruptive Innovation
9 12 (15.79%) Microservices
10 11 (14.47%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (13.16%) API Development
11 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.16%) TDD
11 10 (13.16%) Visualisation
12 9 (11.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.84%) Python
2 28 (36.84%) SQL
3 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.47%) Java
5 10 (13.16%) Go
6 9 (11.84%) C#
7 8 (10.53%) TypeScript
8 7 (9.21%) Bash
9 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.95%) Ruby
10 2 (2.63%) C++
11 1 (1.32%) Erlang
11 1 (1.32%) PHP
11 1 (1.32%) R
11 1 (1.32%) Scala
11 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.32%) CISSP
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (43.42%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (35.53%) Kubernetes
2 15 (19.74%) Terraform
3 8 (10.53%) Ansible
4 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.26%) Puppet
5 1 (1.32%) Grafana
5 1 (1.32%) Graylog
5 1 (1.32%) Nagios
5 1 (1.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Google
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco
3 1 (1.32%) IBM
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
3 1 (1.32%) Sophos
3 1 (1.32%) Sparx
3 1 (1.32%) Splunk
3 1 (1.32%) VMware