Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 304 320
Rank change year-on-year +54 +16 -9
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 52 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.09% 1.47% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 36
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £71,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £63,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.30% +10.43% +21.05%

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 1,685 1,634 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.74% 16.00% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,327 1,337 922
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,632
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.17% +7.93%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +29 25 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Coventry +11 5 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Herefordshire -5 5 £90,000 +140.00% 2
Worcestershire - 5 £82,500 - 1
Staffordshire +22 4 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Shropshire +7 1 £60,000 -14.29% 1
Solihull - 1 £60,000 -
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 44 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (82.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (73.08%) Google
4 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (46.15%) DevOps
5 24 (46.15%) Microservices
6 19 (36.54%) Linux
7 18 (34.62%) Python
8 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
8 17 (32.69%) Kubernetes
9 16 (30.77%) PHP
9 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
10 15 (28.85%) Windows
10 15 (28.85%) Web Services
11 14 (26.92%) IaaS
11 14 (26.92%) Open Source
11 14 (26.92%) PaaS
12 13 (25.00%) MongoDB
12 13 (25.00%) Java
13 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
13 12 (23.08%) Docker
13 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (21.15%) Big Data
14 11 (21.15%) C#
14 11 (21.15%) .NET
14 11 (21.15%) SOAP
14 11 (21.15%) Unix
15 10 (19.23%) MySQL
15 10 (19.23%) Retail

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 8 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (15.38%) CMS
1 8 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (11.54%) Drupal
2 6 (11.54%) eZ Publish
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Maya
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (82.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (26.92%) IaaS
3 14 (26.92%) PaaS
4 6 (11.54%) SaaS
5 4 (7.69%) Fastly
5 4 (7.69%) Stackdriver
6 2 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.85%) GitHub
7 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.92%) Datadog
7 1 (1.92%) G Suite
7 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.92%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Office 365
7 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (21.15%) Big Data
4 10 (19.23%) MySQL
5 8 (15.38%) Redis
6 5 (9.62%) BigQuery
6 5 (9.62%) DB2
7 4 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (7.69%) Bigtable
7 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.92%) Power BI
9 1 (1.92%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.62%) CircleCI
4 5 (9.62%) Codeship
5 4 (7.69%) Selenium
5 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.77%) JMeter
7 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.85%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.92%) Concordion
8 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.92%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (19.23%) Retail
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Architect
4 9 (17.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Software Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.54%) C# Architect
6 6 (11.54%) DevOps Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Lead Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Migration Architect
6 6 (11.54%) Systems Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.62%) PHP Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Python Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) Web Services
2 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) SOAP
3 8 (15.38%) Middleware
4 7 (13.46%) Memcached
4 7 (13.46%) Node.js
4 7 (13.46%) React
5 4 (7.69%) TensorFlow
6 3 (5.77%) Kafka
7 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.85%) CSS
7 2 (3.85%) HTML
7 2 (3.85%) Laravel
8 1 (1.92%) HTML5
8 1 (1.92%) LAMP
8 1 (1.92%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.92%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Taxonomies
2 7 (13.46%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Robotics
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Windows
3 11 (21.15%) Unix
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.77%) HPUX
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) DevOps
2 24 (46.15%) Microservices
3 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
4 14 (26.92%) Open Source
5 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.23%) TOGAF
7 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
7 9 (17.31%) OO
7 9 (17.31%) Service Design
7 9 (17.31%) Test Automation
7 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
8 8 (15.38%) ArchiMate
8 8 (15.38%) Loose Coupling
8 8 (15.38%) Prototyping
8 8 (15.38%) SDLC
8 8 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (15.38%) UML
8 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Python
2 16 (30.77%) PHP
3 13 (25.00%) Java
4 11 (21.15%) C#
5 7 (13.46%) Go
5 7 (13.46%) Perl
6 6 (11.54%) Java 8
7 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.62%) PHP 5
8 4 (7.69%) SQL
9 3 (5.77%) C
9 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.85%) R
11 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) Kubernetes
2 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (15.38%) Ansible
3 8 (15.38%) Puppet
4 5 (9.62%) CFEngine
4 5 (9.62%) Terraform
5 1 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.92%) Packer
5 1 (1.92%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Google
2 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.77%) Splunk
5 3 (5.77%) Sybase
6 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.92%) New Relic