Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 309 339
Rank change year-on-year +66 +30 -25
Permanent jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 55 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.17% 0.059%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.15% 1.10% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 46 12 12
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +42.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £35,625 £33,100 £22,575
90th Percentile £78,750 £59,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +13.04% +27.78%

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 1,748 1,549 1,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.95% 15.57% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,393 1,290 841
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 23 £58,750 +30.56% 6
Staffordshire +20 10 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Coventry - 8 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 5 £42,000 - 3
Warwickshire - 4 £35,000 -
Solihull - 1 £60,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £60,000 -
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 41 (74.55%) Google
2 38 (69.09%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (47.27%) Java
5 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (40.00%) Python
7 21 (38.18%) PHP
8 20 (36.36%) DevOps
8 20 (36.36%) Kubernetes
9 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
10 18 (32.73%) Microservices
10 18 (32.73%) Linux
11 17 (30.91%) Open Source
12 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
12 16 (29.09%) Docker
13 15 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (25.45%) MongoDB
15 13 (23.64%) Memcached
15 13 (23.64%) Go
15 13 (23.64%) Unix
15 13 (23.64%) Retail
15 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
16 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
16 12 (21.82%) Integration Testing
16 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
17 11 (20.00%) Redis
17 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
18 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (18.18%) Windows
18 10 (18.18%) JavaScript

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 15 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (12.73%) Confluence
3 4 (7.27%) Drupal
3 4 (7.27%) eZ Publish
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Blender
1 2 (3.64%) Maya
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 38 (69.09%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.73%) IaaS
3 7 (12.73%) PaaS
4 6 (10.91%) Fastly
4 6 (10.91%) SaaS
4 6 (10.91%) Stackdriver
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.64%) GitHub
5 2 (3.64%) Serverless
6 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.82%) Datadog
6 1 (1.82%) G Suite
6 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) MongoDB
2 11 (20.00%) Redis
3 10 (18.18%) MySQL
4 8 (14.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (14.55%) BigQuery
4 8 (14.55%) Bigtable
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.27%) DB2
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.64%) Big Data
8 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.82%) Flink
8 1 (1.82%) HBase
8 1 (1.82%) Impala
8 1 (1.82%) OLAP
8 1 (1.82%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.82%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.82%) Riak
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
2 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.73%) JIRA
3 7 (12.73%) Subversion
4 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
5 5 (9.09%) CircleCI
5 5 (9.09%) Codeship
6 3 (5.45%) Maven
7 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.82%) JUnit
8 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.82%) TestNG
8 1 (1.82%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (23.64%) Retail
2 7 (12.73%) Automotive
2 7 (12.73%) German Language
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Software Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.73%) PHP Developer
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (10.91%) Python Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (7.27%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Senior Python Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Architect
10 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Junior
10 3 (5.45%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Graduate
11 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) Memcached
2 7 (12.73%) Node.js
2 7 (12.73%) TensorFlow
3 5 (9.09%) React
3 5 (9.09%) Web Services
4 4 (7.27%) .NET
4 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.27%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.64%) CSS3
6 2 (3.64%) Ext JS
6 2 (3.64%) LAMP
6 2 (3.64%) Laravel
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.64%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Augmented Reality
2 7 (12.73%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.82%) Fintech
5 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) Unix
3 10 (18.18%) Windows
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) HPUX
6 2 (3.64%) Android
6 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) DC/OS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (36.36%) DevOps
3 18 (32.73%) Microservices
4 17 (30.91%) Open Source
5 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
6 12 (21.82%) Integration Testing
6 12 (21.82%) Test Automation
6 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (14.55%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (14.55%) Pair Programming
8 8 (14.55%) Scrum
9 7 (12.73%) Kanban
9 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.91%) SDLC
11 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (9.09%) TDD
12 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) Java
2 22 (40.00%) Python
3 21 (38.18%) PHP
4 13 (23.64%) Go
5 10 (18.18%) Java 8
5 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.36%) Perl
6 9 (16.36%) PHP 5
7 7 (12.73%) SQL
8 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.27%) C#
9 4 (7.27%) C++
10 3 (5.45%) C
10 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.64%) PHP 7
11 2 (3.64%) Ruby
12 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.82%) R
12 1 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) CISM
2 2 (3.64%) CISSP
2 2 (3.64%) CSSLP
2 2 (3.64%) SANS
2 2 (3.64%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PhD
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) HIPAA
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Docker
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.82%) HDFS
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) Kubernetes
2 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (16.36%) Puppet
3 8 (14.55%) Ansible
4 7 (12.73%) Terraform
5 5 (9.09%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.82%) Packer
6 1 (1.82%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) Google
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) Splunk
4 3 (5.45%) Sybase
5 2 (3.64%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Veracode
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) New Relic
6 1 (1.82%) Tableau
6 1 (1.82%) Vertica