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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 78 90 113
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 +31
Permanent jobs citing GCP 324 209 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.74% 3.22% 2.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 8.33% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 180 167 55
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,925 £51,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +19.05% -4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £97,750 £74,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,917 2,509 1,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.68% 38.70% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,048 2,021 894
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,399 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,970 £80,000 £70,875
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the West Midlands

GCP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GCP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for GCP in the West Midlands

GCP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for GCP in the West Midlands

GCP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the West Midlands 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
Birmingham -3 127 £70,000 +12.00% 16
Warwickshire +2 123 £49,975 -13.09% 11
Coventry -1 38 £75,940 +38.07% 2
West Bromwich -1 10 £60,000 -
Staffordshire -21 7 £56,250 +18.42% 1
Shropshire -2 1 - -
Bilston - 1 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £59,000 - 1
GCP
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for GCP.

1 254 (78.40%) AWS
2 220 (67.90%) Azure
3 212 (65.43%) Agile
4 176 (54.32%) Python
5 114 (35.19%) Analytics
6 107 (33.02%) Google
7 106 (32.72%) SQL
7 106 (32.72%) DevOps
8 97 (29.94%) Java
9 91 (28.09%) Data Analytics
10 88 (27.16%) Data Science
11 83 (25.62%) Scrum
11 83 (25.62%) CI/CD
12 82 (25.31%) Data Architecture
13 80 (24.69%) Automotive
14 76 (23.46%) Data Engineering
15 70 (21.60%) Kubernetes
15 70 (21.60%) Data Management
16 66 (20.37%) Machine Learning
17 65 (20.06%) Docker
18 64 (19.75%) Tableau
19 60 (18.52%) Mentoring
20 59 (18.21%) Finance
21 57 (17.59%) Data Warehouse
22 54 (16.67%) Data Modelling
22 54 (16.67%) Big Data
23 50 (15.43%) Data Lake
23 50 (15.43%) Microsoft
23 50 (15.43%) Git (software)
24 48 (14.81%) Visualisation

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 22 (6.79%) Apache Airflow
2 12 (3.70%) Apache
2 12 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.23%) Confluence
4 3 (0.93%) IIS
5 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.62%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.62%) JBoss
5 2 (0.62%) SAS
5 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Pulsar
6 1 (0.31%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.31%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) assyst
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 254 (78.40%) AWS
2 220 (67.90%) Azure
3 37 (11.42%) SaaS
4 28 (8.64%) Power Platform
5 24 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (6.79%) PaaS
6 22 (6.79%) Serverless
7 21 (6.48%) Azure DevOps
8 19 (5.86%) GitHub
9 15 (4.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 15 (4.63%) IaaS
10 14 (4.32%) Amazon EKS
10 14 (4.32%) Azure AKS
10 14 (4.32%) Matillion
11 10 (3.09%) Alation
11 10 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (3.09%) Collibra
12 8 (2.47%) Cloud Functions
12 8 (2.47%) GitHub Actions
13 7 (2.16%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.56%) Firewall
2 15 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 15 (4.63%) SD-WAN
2 15 (4.63%) WAN
3 3 (0.93%) Network Security
4 2 (0.62%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) DHCP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) FTP
5 1 (0.31%) HTTP
5 1 (0.31%) IPsec
5 1 (0.31%) SMTP
5 1 (0.31%) SSL
5 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.75%) Tableau
2 57 (17.59%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (16.67%) Big Data
4 50 (15.43%) Data Lake
5 38 (11.73%) NoSQL
6 32 (9.88%) BigQuery
6 32 (9.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 28 (8.64%) Power BI
8 24 (7.41%) SQL Server
9 16 (4.94%) Looker
10 15 (4.63%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (4.32%) MongoDB
12 13 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (3.09%) Relational Database
14 10 (3.09%) Tableau Server
15 8 (2.47%) OLAP
15 8 (2.47%) OLTP
16 7 (2.16%) Amazon Athena
17 6 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (15.43%) Git (software)
2 35 (10.80%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.79%) CircleCI
4 19 (5.86%) GitLab
4 19 (5.86%) JIRA
5 10 (3.09%) Maven
6 6 (1.85%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.54%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.23%) ESLint
9 3 (0.93%) Gradle
9 3 (0.93%) JUnit
9 3 (0.93%) Mockito
9 3 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.93%) Subversion
10 2 (0.62%) ERwin
10 2 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 80 (24.69%) Automotive
2 59 (18.21%) Finance
3 40 (12.35%) Social Skills
4 31 (9.57%) Games
5 26 (8.02%) Manufacturing
6 16 (4.94%) Documentation Skills
7 15 (4.63%) Retail
8 13 (4.01%) Public Sector
9 11 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.85%) Legal
11 5 (1.54%) Marketing
11 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.23%) Law
12 4 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.93%) Banking
14 2 (0.62%) Advertising
14 2 (0.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 1 (0.31%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.31%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 47 (14.51%) Architect
2 44 (13.58%) Data Engineer
3 38 (11.73%) Data Architect
3 38 (11.73%) Developer
4 31 (9.57%) Trainee
5 29 (8.95%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 27 (8.33%) Senior Data Engineer
7 23 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
8 22 (6.79%) Analyst
8 22 (6.79%) Cloud Engineer
9 19 (5.86%) Senior Architect
9 19 (5.86%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 16 (4.94%) Consultant
10 16 (4.94%) Senior Data Architect
11 15 (4.63%) Network Engineer
12 14 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (4.32%) Cisco Engineer
12 14 (4.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 14 (4.32%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.96%) Spring
2 36 (11.11%) .NET
3 24 (7.41%) React
4 21 (6.48%) YAML
5 13 (4.01%) .NET Core
5 13 (4.01%) CSS
5 13 (4.01%) HTML
5 13 (4.01%) Kafka
5 13 (4.01%) REST
6 12 (3.70%) Node.js
7 11 (3.40%) HTML5
8 9 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.78%) Django
8 9 (2.78%) Flask
8 9 (2.78%) Spring Boot
9 7 (2.16%) Pandas
10 6 (1.85%) RESTful
11 5 (1.54%) JSON
11 5 (1.54%) Laravel
11 5 (1.54%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.81%) Algorithms
2 31 (9.57%) Public Cloud
3 22 (6.79%) Data Structures
4 18 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.94%) Cloud Native
5 16 (4.94%) Legacy Systems
5 16 (4.94%) Life Science
6 15 (4.63%) Data Centre
7 13 (4.01%) IoT
8 12 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.23%) NHS
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.93%) Legacy Applications
11 3 (0.93%) Replication
11 3 (0.93%) User Experience
12 2 (0.62%) Marketing Technology
12 2 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.56%) Linux
2 11 (3.40%) Windows
3 6 (1.85%) Unix
4 5 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.62%) Android
6 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.62%) Debian
6 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (65.43%) Agile
2 114 (35.19%) Analytics
3 106 (32.72%) DevOps
4 91 (28.09%) Data Analytics
5 88 (27.16%) Data Science
6 83 (25.62%) CI/CD
6 83 (25.62%) Scrum
7 82 (25.31%) Data Architecture
8 76 (23.46%) Data Engineering
9 70 (21.60%) Data Management
10 66 (20.37%) Machine Learning
11 60 (18.52%) Mentoring
12 54 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 48 (14.81%) Visualisation
14 47 (14.51%) Information Security
15 45 (13.89%) Infrastructure as Code
16 43 (13.27%) Cybersecurity
17 40 (12.35%) Data Pipeline
18 38 (11.73%) ETL
19 34 (10.49%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (54.32%) Python
2 106 (32.72%) SQL
3 97 (29.94%) Java
4 48 (14.81%) C#
5 40 (12.35%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.10%) PowerShell
7 22 (6.79%) Bash
8 21 (6.48%) Go
9 13 (4.01%) VBA
10 11 (3.40%) C++
11 10 (3.09%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.47%) Ruby
13 5 (1.54%) Bicep
13 5 (1.54%) PHP
13 5 (1.54%) R
14 4 (1.23%) C
15 2 (0.62%) HiveQL
15 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (7.41%) Degree
2 12 (3.70%) CISSP
2 12 (3.70%) SANS
3 7 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.62%) MCSA
6 2 (0.62%) MCSE
6 2 (0.62%) RHCE
6 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.31%) CCNP
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.80%) QA
2 28 (8.64%) Data Quality
3 12 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 12 (3.70%) GRC
4 2 (0.62%) Accessibility
System Software
1 65 (20.06%) Docker
2 5 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.62%) HDFS
3 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 70 (21.60%) Kubernetes
2 33 (10.19%) Terraform
3 32 (9.88%) Ansible
4 20 (6.17%) Puppet
5 10 (3.09%) Grafana
6 9 (2.78%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.62%) Kibana
9 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.31%) Salt
9 1 (0.31%) SCCM
9 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 107 (33.02%) Google
2 50 (15.43%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.86%) Oracle
4 17 (5.25%) Cisco
5 13 (4.01%) Informatica
6 9 (2.78%) Databricks
7 6 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.54%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.54%) VMware
9 4 (1.23%) Splunk
10 3 (0.93%) Denodo
11 2 (0.62%) BT
11 2 (0.62%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.62%) ESRI
11 2 (0.62%) NCR
11 2 (0.62%) SendGrid
11 2 (0.62%) Talend
12 1 (0.31%) Ariba
12 1 (0.31%) SAP
12 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds