Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 90 122
Rank change year-on-year +38 +32 +23
Permanent jobs citing GCP 38 32 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.70% 1.77% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.97% 7.67% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 14
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -13.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £41,000 £32,500 £42,975
90th Percentile £63,500 £67,125 £67,125
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -

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 381 417 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.06% 23.06% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 320 356 354
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,815 £57,500 £62,125
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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
South Wales +43 36 £50,000 -4.94% 10
GCP
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 33 (86.84%) DevOps
2 29 (76.32%) AWS
3 27 (71.05%) Kubernetes
4 21 (55.26%) Google
5 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (44.74%) Docker
6 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
7 14 (36.84%) Azure
7 14 (36.84%) SQL
7 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 13 (34.21%) Java
8 13 (34.21%) Python
9 11 (28.95%) Terraform
10 10 (26.32%) Big Data
10 10 (26.32%) API Integration
11 9 (23.68%) Apache Spark
11 9 (23.68%) Service Management
11 9 (23.68%) ITSM
11 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
12 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 8 (21.05%) Apache
12 8 (21.05%) Spring
12 8 (21.05%) Stackdriver
12 8 (21.05%) Gradle
12 8 (21.05%) ServiceNow
12 8 (21.05%) Spring Integration
12 8 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (21.05%) GitHub
12 8 (21.05%) RabbitMQ

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 9 (23.68%) Apache Spark
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 8 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.26%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 29 (76.32%) AWS
2 14 (36.84%) Azure
3 8 (21.05%) GitHub
3 8 (21.05%) Stackdriver
4 5 (13.16%) OpenShift
5 4 (10.53%) Firebase
6 3 (7.89%) Amazon S3
7 2 (5.26%) PaaS
8 1 (2.63%) BrowserStack
8 1 (2.63%) Power Platform
8 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Big Data
2 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.53%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (5.26%) BigQuery
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) DB2
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) Power BI
6 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Jenkins
2 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.05%) Gradle
4 7 (18.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (15.79%) Spinnaker
6 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) JMeter
6 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.63%) Postman
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
6 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (21.05%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Digital Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Digital Transformation
4 5 (13.16%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cloud Developer
5 4 (10.53%) MongoDB Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Angular Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Open Source Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
1 8 (21.05%) Spring
1 8 (21.05%) Spring Integration
2 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.79%) Node.js
3 4 (10.53%) Express
3 4 (10.53%) MEAN Stack
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) Kafka
4 2 (5.26%) React
5 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Cloud Native
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) DevOps
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) API Integration
4 9 (23.68%) ITSM
4 9 (23.68%) Service Management
5 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (10.53%) Kanban
6 4 (10.53%) Machine Learning
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source Development
6 4 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) Microservices
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
9 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.63%) Network Design
9 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (71.05%) Kubernetes
2 11 (28.95%) Terraform
3 8 (21.05%) Grafana
4 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.26%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Google
2 8 (21.05%) ServiceNow
2 8 (21.05%) Splunk
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Birst
4 1 (2.63%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) RedGate
4 1 (2.63%) Tableau
4 1 (2.63%) VMware