Period
to 4 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Google over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Google.

Google
England > West Midlands
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 167 100
Rank change year-on-year +37 -67 +45
Permanent jobs citing Google 116 133 286
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.91% 1.68% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.22% 3.62% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 109 95 279
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,500 £86,250 £70,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +26.32% -

Google is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,751 3,669 4,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.25% 46.42% 49.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,244 2,691 3,560
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in the West Midlands

Google
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Google in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Google in the West Midlands

Google
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Google in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Google in the West Midlands

Google
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. 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 +43 46 £52,500 -8.70% 6
Warwickshire +2 24 £52,900 +5.80% 2
Coventry +21 10 £45,000 +29.50%
Staffordshire +6 7 £45,000 +66.67% 10
Worcestershire +21 5 £77,500 +63.16% 1
Shropshire +17 2 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Wolverhampton -2 2 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £25,000 -
Herefordshire +2 1 £45,000 -50.00%
Google
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT jobs citing Google 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.

1 83 (71.55%) GCP
2 58 (50.00%) AWS
3 46 (39.66%) Python
4 42 (36.21%) Azure
5 32 (27.59%) User Experience
6 29 (25.00%) DevOps
7 26 (22.41%) Docker
7 26 (22.41%) Open Source
8 25 (21.55%) Git (software)
8 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
8 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 23 (19.83%) SQL
10 23 (19.83%) Retail
10 23 (19.83%) Analytics
11 22 (18.97%) Bash Shell
12 21 (18.10%) Kubernetes
13 19 (16.38%) Ansible
13 19 (16.38%) E-Commerce
13 19 (16.38%) Terraform
14 18 (15.52%) Perl
14 18 (15.52%) Machine Learning
14 18 (15.52%) Node.js
14 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
16 16 (13.79%) Linux
17 15 (12.93%) Data Science
18 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (12.07%) Serverless
18 14 (12.07%) React

Google
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 7 (6.03%) Apache Airflow
1 7 (6.03%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.17%) WordPress
3 4 (3.45%) CMS
3 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.72%) Apache
4 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Figma
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Magento
1 2 (1.72%) Shopify
1 2 (1.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 83 (71.55%) GCP
2 58 (50.00%) AWS
3 42 (36.21%) Azure
4 14 (12.07%) Google Analytics
4 14 (12.07%) Serverless
5 9 (7.76%) Power Platform
6 8 (6.90%) GitHub
7 6 (5.17%) Amazon SageMaker
7 6 (5.17%) Office 365
8 5 (4.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 5 (4.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (2.59%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.72%) Google Sheets
10 2 (1.72%) Heroku
10 2 (1.72%) iTunes
10 2 (1.72%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.72%) SaaS
10 2 (1.72%) Trello
11 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Internet
1 4 (3.45%) LAN
2 2 (1.72%) Intranet
2 2 (1.72%) Skype
2 2 (1.72%) Telepresence
2 2 (1.72%) VPN
2 2 (1.72%) WAN
2 2 (1.72%) Wireless
3 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.48%) Big Data
1 11 (9.48%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.76%) Power BI
3 7 (6.03%) Apache Hive
3 7 (6.03%) Looker
3 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.59%) BigQuery
6 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.72%) MySQL
7 2 (1.72%) Redis
7 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.86%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (21.55%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.90%) JIRA
3 5 (4.31%) Postman
3 5 (4.31%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.72%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.86%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.86%) Gradle
5 1 (0.86%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.86%) Maven
5 1 (0.86%) Mockito
5 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (19.83%) Retail
2 10 (8.62%) Electronics
3 6 (5.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Finance
5 2 (1.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) Developer
2 20 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (12.07%) Data Engineer
4 9 (7.76%) Architect
5 8 (6.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.17%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Python Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Lead Software Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Data Insight Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Insight Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.52%) Node.js
2 14 (12.07%) React
3 10 (8.62%) Express
4 9 (7.76%) CSS
4 9 (7.76%) HTML
5 7 (6.03%) JSON
5 7 (6.03%) Middleware
5 7 (6.03%) XML
6 6 (5.17%) .NET
6 6 (5.17%) .NET Core
6 6 (5.17%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.17%) MLlib
6 6 (5.17%) Play Framework
6 6 (5.17%) PySpark
6 6 (5.17%) Redux
6 6 (5.17%) scikit-learn
7 5 (4.31%) RAML
7 5 (4.31%) SOAP
7 5 (4.31%) Swagger
7 5 (4.31%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.59%) User Experience
2 10 (8.62%) Algorithms
2 10 (8.62%) Infotainment
3 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.03%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.03%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.31%) iPad
7 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.72%) iPhone
8 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.86%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Linux
2 14 (12.07%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) Android
4 5 (4.31%) Unix
5 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.00%) DevOps
2 26 (22.41%) Open Source
3 25 (21.55%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.83%) Analytics
5 19 (16.38%) E-Commerce
6 18 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.52%) Machine Learning
7 17 (14.66%) Test Automation
8 15 (12.93%) Data Science
9 14 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (10.34%) SDLC
11 12 (10.34%) Validation
12 11 (9.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 11 (9.48%) Deployment Automation
12 11 (9.48%) Scrum
12 11 (9.48%) Technical Leadership
13 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure as Code
13 10 (8.62%) Migration
13 10 (8.62%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.66%) Python
2 25 (21.55%) JavaScript
3 23 (19.83%) SQL
4 22 (18.97%) Bash Shell
5 18 (15.52%) Perl
6 11 (9.48%) C++
7 8 (6.90%) Go
8 7 (6.03%) C#
8 7 (6.03%) R
8 7 (6.03%) TypeScript
9 6 (5.17%) ES6
9 6 (5.17%) ES7
9 6 (5.17%) ES8
9 6 (5.17%) Scala
10 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.45%) Java
11 4 (3.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.86%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CCIE
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (22.41%) Docker
2 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (18.10%) Kubernetes
2 19 (16.38%) Ansible
2 19 (16.38%) Terraform
3 4 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.62%) Cisco
3 8 (6.90%) VMware
4 5 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.31%) Tableau
5 3 (2.59%) Alteryx
5 3 (2.59%) Snowplow
6 2 (1.72%) Adobe
6 2 (1.72%) Apple
6 2 (1.72%) EMC
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle
6 2 (1.72%) SAP
6 2 (1.72%) WooCommerce