Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 252 320
Rank change year-on-year +105 +68 +31
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 134 54 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.70% 0.58% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.35% 2.83% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 103 48 10
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £34,400 £36,250 £37,900
90th Percentile £86,250 £70,750 £56,625
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,750
% change year-on-year +8.00% -0.40% +14.09%

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 2,109 1,905 1,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.81% 20.30% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,666 1,508 1,240
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,225 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +70 47 £65,000 +8.33% 13
Warwickshire +27 35 £54,720 +56.34%
Herefordshire - 23 £45,000 - 3
Solihull +1 9 £82,500 +37.50%
Staffordshire -2 6 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Coventry +13 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Shropshire -9 1 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Worcestershire -12 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Dudley - 1 £25,000 -
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 110 (82.09%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (73.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (70.15%) Google
4 78 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (37.31%) Python
6 37 (27.61%) Node.js
7 32 (23.88%) Serverless
8 31 (23.13%) Scrum
8 31 (23.13%) RESTful
9 29 (21.64%) DevOps
9 29 (21.64%) Java
10 28 (20.90%) Automotive
10 28 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (18.66%) .NET
12 24 (17.91%) Docker
13 23 (17.16%) HTML
14 22 (16.42%) C#
14 22 (16.42%) IT Strategy
15 21 (15.67%) Kubernetes
15 21 (15.67%) Public Cloud
15 21 (15.67%) Artificial Intelligence
16 20 (14.93%) Software Architecture
16 20 (14.93%) HTML5
16 20 (14.93%) API Design
16 20 (14.93%) Cloud Native
16 20 (14.93%) .NET Core
16 20 (14.93%) Decision-Making
17 19 (14.18%) Smart City
17 19 (14.18%) Apple iOS
17 19 (14.18%) SaaS

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 12 (8.96%) Confluence
2 11 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.24%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.75%) nginx
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 110 (82.09%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (73.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (23.88%) Serverless
4 19 (14.18%) SaaS
5 18 (13.43%) PaaS
6 12 (8.96%) IaaS
7 9 (6.72%) Office 365
8 5 (3.73%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.99%) GitHub
10 3 (2.24%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.49%) Datadog
11 2 (1.49%) G Suite
12 1 (0.75%) AdWords
12 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (1.49%) Network Security
3 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) Big Data
2 8 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (5.97%) BigQuery
2 8 (5.97%) Bigtable
3 7 (5.22%) NewSQL
4 5 (3.73%) MySQL
4 5 (3.73%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.24%) Power BI
5 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.49%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.75%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Redis
7 1 (0.75%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.96%) JIRA
3 8 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (5.97%) CircleCI
3 8 (5.97%) Codeship
3 8 (5.97%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.24%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.49%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.49%) JMeter
6 2 (1.49%) Protractor
6 2 (1.49%) Selenium
6 2 (1.49%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 28 (20.90%) Automotive
2 5 (3.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Finance
4 3 (2.24%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (23.88%) Developer
2 19 (14.18%) Designer
3 17 (12.69%) Interface Designer
4 16 (11.94%) .NET Developer
4 16 (11.94%) Architect
5 14 (10.45%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.96%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 11 (8.21%) Software Engineer
9 10 (7.46%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (7.46%) Senior Developer
10 9 (6.72%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (6.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (6.72%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (5.22%) Azure Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) PowerShell Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.61%) Node.js
2 31 (23.13%) RESTful
3 25 (18.66%) .NET
4 23 (17.16%) HTML
5 20 (14.93%) .NET Core
5 20 (14.93%) HTML5
6 17 (12.69%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.99%) CSS
8 3 (2.24%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (2.24%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (2.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.24%) Web Services
9 2 (1.49%) Electron Framework
9 2 (1.49%) GraphQL
9 2 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (1.49%) React Native
9 2 (1.49%) Spark Streaming
9 2 (1.49%) Spring
9 2 (1.49%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Public Cloud
2 20 (14.93%) Cloud Native
3 19 (14.18%) Smart City
4 12 (8.96%) User Experience
5 6 (4.48%) iPad
6 4 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.18%) Android
1 19 (14.18%) Apple iOS
1 19 (14.18%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) Windows
3 12 (8.96%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.72%) Unix
5 3 (2.24%) CentOS
5 3 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.49%) DC/OS
6 2 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.13%) Scrum
3 29 (21.64%) DevOps
4 28 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (16.42%) IT Strategy
6 21 (15.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 20 (14.93%) API Design
7 20 (14.93%) Decision-Making
7 20 (14.93%) Software Architecture
8 19 (14.18%) Machine Learning
8 19 (14.18%) Quantitative Analysis
9 18 (13.43%) Microservices
10 17 (12.69%) Analytics
10 17 (12.69%) Mobile Development
10 17 (12.69%) Software Engineering
11 15 (11.19%) Computer Science
12 14 (10.45%) Data Modelling
13 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
14 12 (8.96%) Matrix Organization
14 12 (8.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.31%) Python
2 29 (21.64%) Java
3 22 (16.42%) C#
4 15 (11.19%) Bash Shell
5 14 (10.45%) SQL
6 12 (8.96%) PowerShell
7 11 (8.21%) Go
8 8 (5.97%) Perl
9 7 (5.22%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.22%) Ruby
10 5 (3.73%) Elixir
10 5 (3.73%) Haskell
10 5 (3.73%) Kotlin
10 5 (3.73%) ML
10 5 (3.73%) Scala
11 4 (2.99%) Clojure
12 3 (2.24%) Java 8
12 3 (2.24%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.49%) R
14 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (11.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (17.91%) Docker
2 9 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (15.67%) Kubernetes
2 15 (11.19%) Ansible
3 12 (8.96%) Puppet
4 11 (8.21%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.97%) CFEngine
6 6 (4.48%) Terraform
7 5 (3.73%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (2.99%) Packer
9 3 (2.24%) Kibana
10 2 (1.49%) HockeyApp
10 2 (1.49%) Salt
11 1 (0.75%) CASB
11 1 (0.75%) Consul
11 1 (0.75%) Grafana
11 1 (0.75%) Graphite
11 1 (0.75%) MIIS
11 1 (0.75%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 94 (70.15%) Google
2 14 (10.45%) VMware
3 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.72%) Atlassian
5 7 (5.22%) Citrix
6 3 (2.24%) New Relic
6 3 (2.24%) Tableau
7 2 (1.49%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.49%) Facebook
7 2 (1.49%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.49%) Splunk
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.75%) ESRI
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle
8 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.75%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.75%) WSO2