Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 296 366
Rank change year-on-year +47 +70 -50
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 54 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.18% 0.024%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.92% 1.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 3
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +42.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £23,900
90th Percentile £70,050 £60,000 £51,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +19.05% +10.53%

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 1,849 1,317 1,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.43% 13.41% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,448 1,097 808
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,675 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,400 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Staffordshire +6 18 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Birmingham +2 14 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Coventry - 13 £53,750 - 1
Worcestershire +23 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 - 3
Solihull - 1 £60,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 47 (87.04%) Google
2 38 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (57.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (53.70%) Java
5 25 (46.30%) Git (software)
6 22 (40.74%) PHP
6 22 (40.74%) Python
7 21 (38.89%) Docker
8 20 (37.04%) Kubernetes
8 20 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (35.19%) Go
9 19 (35.19%) Open Source
10 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 16 (29.63%) Integration Testing
11 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
11 16 (29.63%) Java 8
12 15 (27.78%) Microservices
12 15 (27.78%) Memcached
12 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
12 15 (27.78%) PHP 5
13 14 (25.93%) Retail
13 14 (25.93%) Bigtable
13 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
13 14 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (24.07%) Redis
14 13 (24.07%) BigQuery
15 12 (22.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
16 11 (20.37%) Scrum

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 20 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.96%) Confluence
3 4 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.85%) nginx
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Blender
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (70.37%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (57.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (18.52%) IaaS
3 10 (18.52%) PaaS
4 7 (12.96%) Serverless
5 5 (9.26%) Fastly
5 5 (9.26%) Stackdriver
6 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.70%) SaaS
7 1 (1.85%) G Suite
7 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.85%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.85%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
1 4 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
1 14 (25.93%) Bigtable
1 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 13 (24.07%) BigQuery
2 13 (24.07%) Redis
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.70%) Flink
5 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.70%) HBase
5 2 (3.70%) Impala
5 2 (3.70%) OLAP
5 2 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.70%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.70%) Riak
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (46.30%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
4 7 (12.96%) JIRA
4 7 (12.96%) Subversion
5 4 (7.41%) Maven
5 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.70%) CircleCI
6 2 (3.70%) Codeship
6 2 (3.70%) JUnit
6 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.70%) TestNG
7 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (25.93%) Retail
2 7 (12.96%) Automotive
2 7 (12.96%) German Language
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) PHP Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Python Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Backend Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Architect
7 6 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Applications Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Azure Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Migration Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Backend Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Memcached
2 9 (16.67%) TensorFlow
3 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.56%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) Akka
5 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 2 (3.70%) CSS3
5 2 (3.70%) Ext JS
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) LAMP
5 2 (3.70%) Lucene
5 2 (3.70%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.70%) React
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.70%) Samza
5 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Augmented Reality
3 4 (7.41%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 2 (3.70%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Open Source
2 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 16 (29.63%) Integration Testing
3 16 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 15 (27.78%) Microservices
5 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 11 (20.37%) Scrum
7 10 (18.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (16.67%) Kanban
9 8 (14.81%) Pair Programming
9 8 (14.81%) Presales
10 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
11 6 (11.11%) Analytics
11 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 5 (9.26%) DevOps
12 5 (9.26%) Migration
13 4 (7.41%) Cryptography
13 4 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) PHP
2 22 (40.74%) Python
3 19 (35.19%) Go
4 16 (29.63%) Java 8
5 15 (27.78%) PHP 5
6 9 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.41%) C++
8 4 (7.41%) Perl
8 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.56%) PHP 7
10 2 (3.70%) Ruby
10 2 (3.70%) Scala
11 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) CISM
1 4 (7.41%) CISSP
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (7.41%) CSSLP
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
1 4 (7.41%) SANS
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
1 4 (7.41%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.70%) PhD
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) GCP
2 4 (7.41%) HIPAA
3 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Docker
2 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (3.70%) HDFS
5 1 (1.85%) KVM
5 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) Kubernetes
2 5 (9.26%) Terraform
3 4 (7.41%) Puppet
4 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.70%) Ansible
5 2 (3.70%) CFEngine
5 2 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 47 (87.04%) Google
2 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) Apple
4 4 (7.41%) Twitter
4 4 (7.41%) Veracode
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle
6 2 (3.70%) Tableau
6 2 (3.70%) Vertica
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) MobileIron