Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 271 291
Rank change year-on-year +61 +20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 67 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.07% 3.12% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 69
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £33,050 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% +10.00%

Google Cloud Platform 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 1,648 1,572 1,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.16% 16.03% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,257 1,231 894
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,625
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.58% +9.06%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in the West Midlands

Google Cloud Platform
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Google Cloud Platform in the West Midlands

Google Cloud Platform
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Google Cloud Platform in the West Midlands

Google Cloud Platform
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 Google Cloud Platform within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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 +22 29 £47,500 -17.39% 10
Worcestershire 0 7 £42,000 - 2
Warwickshire +35 6 £49,440 +45.41% 4
Coventry +15 6 £57,500 -16.06% 2
Herefordshire -16 5 £90,000 +140.00% 1
Staffordshire +22 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 Google Cloud Platform.

1 61 (91.04%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (89.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (74.63%) Google
4 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (47.76%) Linux
6 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
7 30 (44.78%) DevOps
8 24 (35.82%) Windows
8 24 (35.82%) Python
9 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
9 22 (32.84%) Microservices
10 19 (28.36%) Big Data
11 18 (26.87%) Web Services
12 17 (25.37%) .NET
13 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
13 16 (23.88%) IaaS
13 16 (23.88%) PaaS
14 15 (22.39%) Kubernetes
14 15 (22.39%) SDLC
14 15 (22.39%) Degree
15 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (20.90%) SOAP
15 14 (20.90%) Docker
15 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
16 13 (19.40%) Translating Business Requirements
16 13 (19.40%) SOA
16 13 (19.40%) Unix
16 13 (19.40%) Java

Google Cloud Platform
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 13 (19.40%) CMS
2 11 (16.42%) Apache Spark
3 10 (14.93%) Drupal
4 8 (11.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (8.96%) Apache
6 5 (7.46%) eZ Publish
6 5 (7.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.49%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 61 (91.04%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (89.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (23.88%) IaaS
3 16 (23.88%) PaaS
4 8 (11.94%) SaaS
5 5 (7.46%) Google App Engine
6 4 (5.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (5.97%) Serverless
7 3 (4.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (4.48%) Datadog
7 3 (4.48%) GitHub
8 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.99%) Office 365
9 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Firewall
2 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.46%) SAN
4 2 (2.99%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) Big Data
2 16 (23.88%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.42%) Hadoop
4 10 (14.93%) MongoDB
5 7 (10.45%) DB2
5 7 (10.45%) MySQL
6 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.48%) Redis
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.49%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.49%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) Power BI
8 1 (1.49%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.43%) Selenium
2 9 (13.43%) SoapUI
3 8 (11.94%) TeamCity
4 7 (10.45%) CircleCI
4 7 (10.45%) Codeship
5 6 (8.96%) JMeter
6 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.48%) Concordion
7 3 (4.48%) FitNesse
7 3 (4.48%) Travis CI
7 3 (4.48%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Law
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (26.87%) Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Software Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Software Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (8.96%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) C# Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Development Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Graduate
7 6 (8.96%) Graduate Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Graduate Software Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Lead Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Software Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Software Development Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) Web Services
2 17 (25.37%) .NET
3 14 (20.90%) SOAP
4 10 (14.93%) React
5 9 (13.43%) Node.js
6 8 (11.94%) Middleware
7 6 (8.96%) Kafka
8 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.46%) HTML
8 5 (7.46%) REST
8 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (5.97%) HTML5
10 3 (4.48%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (4.48%) RESTful
11 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.99%) CSS
11 2 (2.99%) Laravel
12 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Public Cloud
2 8 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) Taxonomies
3 5 (7.46%) Replication
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Cloud Native
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.48%) Smart City
5 3 (4.48%) User Experience
6 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 32 (47.76%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Windows
3 13 (19.40%) Unix
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.48%) Android
6 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.48%) CentOS
6 3 (4.48%) DC/OS
6 3 (4.48%) HPUX
6 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.78%) DevOps
3 22 (32.84%) Microservices
3 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
4 15 (22.39%) SDLC
5 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (19.40%) SOA
6 13 (19.40%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (16.42%) Open Source
7 11 (16.42%) Scrum
8 10 (14.93%) Configuration Management
8 10 (14.93%) Service Design
8 10 (14.93%) TOGAF
9 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (11.94%) ERP
10 8 (11.94%) OO
10 8 (11.94%) OOD
10 8 (11.94%) Prototyping
10 8 (11.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) Python
2 13 (19.40%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) C#
4 9 (13.43%) Perl
5 8 (11.94%) Bash Shell
5 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) PHP
7 5 (7.46%) Ruby
7 5 (7.46%) Scala
7 5 (7.46%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.97%) SQL
9 3 (4.48%) C
9 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.99%) R
11 1 (1.49%) Go
11 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.49%) Rust
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) MCT
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) QA
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Docker
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) Firmware
3 5 (7.46%) vSphere
4 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.48%) VirtualBox
5 3 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Kubernetes
2 13 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (17.91%) Ansible
3 12 (17.91%) Puppet
4 7 (10.45%) CFEngine
5 5 (7.46%) vMotion
6 3 (4.48%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (4.48%) Packer
6 3 (4.48%) Terraform
7 1 (1.49%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 50 (74.63%) Google
2 31 (46.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.42%) VMware
4 7 (10.45%) Oracle
5 5 (7.46%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco
5 5 (7.46%) Sitecore
5 5 (7.46%) Splunk
6 4 (5.97%) IBM
7 3 (4.48%) New Relic
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.48%) Sybase
8 2 (2.99%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.49%) Capita