Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 218 254
Rank change year-on-year +62 +36 +37
Permanent jobs citing GCP 103 75 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.60% 0.94% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.17% 3.97% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 91 52 45
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £58,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +15.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £24,250 £34,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £95,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% +9.09%

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 1,992 1,888 1,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.98% 23.71% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,725 1,417 1,368
West Midlands median annual salary £48,300 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GCP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for GCP in the West Midlands

GCP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GCP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 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
Birmingham +56 42 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Warwickshire -13 14 £52,223 +5.63%
Coventry +20 12 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire +9 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Worcestershire +12 3 £77,500 -6.06% 1
Herefordshire +10 2 £36,250 -59.72% 2
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for GCP.

1 71 (68.93%) AWS
2 70 (67.96%) Google
3 57 (55.34%) Azure
4 54 (52.43%) Python
5 42 (40.78%) DevOps
6 41 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (33.98%) Docker
8 32 (31.07%) Ansible
8 32 (31.07%) SQL
9 31 (30.10%) Kubernetes
10 30 (29.13%) Terraform
10 30 (29.13%) Open Source
11 29 (28.16%) Git (software)
12 27 (26.21%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
13 24 (23.30%) Linux
14 23 (22.33%) Node.js
15 22 (21.36%) User Experience
16 21 (20.39%) GitHub
16 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
17 19 (18.45%) Microservices
18 18 (17.48%) Bash Shell
19 17 (16.50%) React
20 15 (14.56%) Data Science
20 15 (14.56%) Serverless
20 15 (14.56%) Puppet
20 15 (14.56%) Perl
21 14 (13.59%) NoSQL
21 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
21 14 (13.59%) Public Cloud

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 7 (6.80%) Apache Airflow
1 7 (6.80%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.97%) Apache
3 1 (0.97%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 71 (68.93%) AWS
2 57 (55.34%) Azure
3 21 (20.39%) GitHub
4 15 (14.56%) Serverless
5 11 (10.68%) Office 365
6 9 (8.74%) Power Platform
7 6 (5.83%) Amazon SageMaker
8 5 (4.85%) SaaS
9 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.94%) Firebase
10 2 (1.94%) Heroku
10 2 (1.94%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (1.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) DMZ
1 2 (1.94%) Firewall
1 2 (1.94%) VPN
2 1 (0.97%) DHCP
2 1 (0.97%) DNS
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) NoSQL
2 11 (10.68%) Big Data
2 11 (10.68%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.74%) Power BI
4 7 (6.80%) Apache Hive
4 7 (6.80%) Looker
5 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.85%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.91%) BigQuery
9 2 (1.94%) MySQL
9 2 (1.94%) Redis
10 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.97%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.97%) DB2
10 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (28.16%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (10.68%) GitLab
4 5 (4.85%) JIRA
5 2 (1.94%) Postman
5 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.97%) Maven
6 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (11.65%) Retail
2 10 (9.71%) Electronics
2 10 (9.71%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (28.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Developer
3 16 (15.53%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) Data Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Architect
6 11 (10.68%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (10.68%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Python Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Analyst
10 4 (3.88%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.88%) JavaScript Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) Node.js
2 17 (16.50%) React
3 11 (10.68%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (7.77%) Express
5 6 (5.83%) MLlib
5 6 (5.83%) Play Framework
5 6 (5.83%) PySpark
5 6 (5.83%) scikit-learn
6 5 (4.85%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.88%) .NET Core
7 4 (3.88%) Pandas
7 4 (3.88%) Redux
8 3 (2.91%) .NET
8 3 (2.91%) JSON
8 3 (2.91%) OAuth
8 3 (2.91%) OpenID
8 3 (2.91%) SAML
8 3 (2.91%) Vue.js
8 3 (2.91%) XML
9 2 (1.94%) Flutter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) User Experience
2 14 (13.59%) Public Cloud
3 10 (9.71%) Infotainment
4 7 (6.80%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.83%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.94%) Replication
6 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) CentOS
3 11 (10.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (9.71%) Windows
5 3 (2.91%) Unix
6 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.94%) Debian
6 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.78%) DevOps
2 41 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (29.13%) Open Source
4 27 (26.21%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (18.45%) Microservices
6 15 (14.56%) Data Science
7 13 (12.62%) Fintech
7 13 (12.62%) Infrastructure as Code
7 13 (12.62%) Machine Learning
7 13 (12.62%) Scrum
7 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
8 12 (11.65%) IT Strategy
8 12 (11.65%) SDLC
8 12 (11.65%) Technical Leadership
9 11 (10.68%) Load Balancing
9 11 (10.68%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 10 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (9.71%) Data Engineering
10 10 (9.71%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (9.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.43%) Python
2 32 (31.07%) SQL
3 24 (23.30%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.48%) Bash Shell
5 15 (14.56%) Perl
6 11 (10.68%) Ruby
7 7 (6.80%) Go
7 7 (6.80%) R
8 6 (5.83%) Scala
9 5 (4.85%) C#
9 5 (4.85%) C++
10 4 (3.88%) ES6
10 4 (3.88%) ES7
10 4 (3.88%) ES8
10 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.88%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.94%) CCIE
3 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.94%) MCSA
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 35 (33.98%) Docker
2 8 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 32 (31.07%) Ansible
2 31 (30.10%) Kubernetes
3 30 (29.13%) Terraform
4 15 (14.56%) Puppet
5 11 (10.68%) Consul
5 11 (10.68%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (10.68%) Grafana
5 11 (10.68%) Graphite
5 11 (10.68%) Packer
5 11 (10.68%) Prometheus
6 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.94%) WSUS
7 2 (1.94%) yum
Vendors
1 70 (67.96%) Google
2 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.77%) Cisco
3 8 (7.77%) VMware
4 3 (2.91%) Alteryx
4 3 (2.91%) Snowplow
4 3 (2.91%) Tableau
5 2 (1.94%) Adobe
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix
6 1 (0.97%) HP