Period
to 26 November 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 59 84
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25 +59
Permanent jobs citing GCP 1,694 410 286
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 5.78% 5.01% 3.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.27% 10.83% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,401 393 273
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £47,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £62,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +9.09%
75th Percentile £93,750 £82,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £115,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +4.48%

GCP is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13,802 3,787 3,240
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.06% 46.25% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11,233 3,437 2,970
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

GCP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

GCP trend for jobs with a WFH option

GCP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing GCP.

GCP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

GCP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing GCP over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

GCP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, GCP job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for GCP.

1 1,344 (79.34%) AWS
2 1,086 (64.11%) Azure
3 709 (41.85%) Python
4 676 (39.91%) Google
5 645 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
6 638 (37.66%) Kubernetes
7 554 (32.70%) Docker
8 543 (32.05%) DevOps
9 526 (31.05%) Software Engineering
10 512 (30.22%) JavaScript
11 477 (28.16%) React
12 462 (27.27%) Java
13 451 (26.62%) Finance
14 435 (25.68%) Terraform
15 427 (25.21%) SQL
16 397 (23.44%) Microservices
17 359 (21.19%) Social Skills
18 318 (18.77%) Full Stack Development
19 300 (17.71%) Analytics
20 251 (14.82%) .NET
21 245 (14.46%) C#
21 245 (14.46%) Serverless
22 236 (13.93%) Linux
23 229 (13.52%) Artificial Intelligence
24 223 (13.16%) Git (software)
25 216 (12.75%) Machine Learning
26 214 (12.63%) Web Services
27 213 (12.57%) Data Science
28 208 (12.28%) Node.js
29 198 (11.69%) TypeScript

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 74 (4.37%) Apache
1 74 (4.37%) Apache Spark
2 52 (3.07%) Apache Airflow
3 50 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (2.60%) Apache Solr
5 32 (1.89%) CMS
6 27 (1.59%) nginx
7 25 (1.48%) WordPress
8 21 (1.24%) Confluence
9 15 (0.89%) Apache Pig
10 13 (0.77%) IIS
11 12 (0.71%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.47%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.30%) SAS
14 3 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.30%) Figma
2 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.18%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.18%) Sketch
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.35%) Oracle BRM
2 6 (0.35%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.35%) Shopify
3 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.18%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.059%) FastStats
5 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,344 (79.34%) AWS
2 1,086 (64.11%) Azure
3 245 (14.46%) Serverless
4 144 (8.50%) GitHub
5 120 (7.08%) SaaS
6 84 (4.96%) PaaS
7 66 (3.90%) IaaS
8 64 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
9 62 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 56 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
11 47 (2.77%) Firebase
12 45 (2.66%) Power Platform
13 43 (2.54%) OpenShift
14 37 (2.18%) Amazon EMR
15 35 (2.07%) Microsoft 365
16 34 (2.01%) Snowflake
17 32 (1.89%) GitHub Actions
18 30 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
18 30 (1.77%) Amazon Kinesis
18 30 (1.77%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.72%) Firewall
2 24 (1.42%) DNS
3 16 (0.94%) Internet
3 16 (0.94%) VPN
4 13 (0.77%) WAN
5 12 (0.71%) LAN
5 12 (0.71%) SSH
5 12 (0.71%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.65%) HTTP
7 5 (0.30%) Broadband
8 4 (0.24%) DHCP
9 3 (0.18%) 5G
9 3 (0.18%) IPv4
9 3 (0.18%) VLAN
10 2 (0.12%) DSL
10 2 (0.12%) FTP
10 2 (0.12%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.059%) AMQP
11 1 (0.059%) OpenVPN
11 1 (0.059%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (10.51%) Big Data
2 173 (10.21%) NoSQL
3 126 (7.44%) MySQL
4 116 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 115 (6.79%) BigQuery
6 108 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
7 95 (5.61%) MongoDB
8 93 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
9 77 (4.55%) Redis
10 76 (4.49%) SQL Server
11 75 (4.43%) Hadoop
12 67 (3.96%) Data Lake
13 66 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
14 61 (3.60%) Tableau
15 57 (3.36%) Amazon Athena
16 46 (2.72%) Looker
17 45 (2.66%) Power BI
18 42 (2.48%) RDBMS
19 32 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
19 32 (1.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 223 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 191 (11.28%) Jenkins
3 106 (6.26%) GitLab
4 78 (4.60%) JIRA
5 62 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 49 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 43 (2.54%) Cypress.io
8 37 (2.18%) Postman
8 37 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (1.48%) Moq
9 25 (1.48%) NUnit
10 22 (1.30%) Bitbucket
11 20 (1.18%) TeamCity
12 19 (1.12%) Maven
13 17 (1.00%) CircleCI
13 17 (1.00%) Subversion
14 15 (0.89%) Vagrant
15 13 (0.77%) Cucumber
16 12 (0.71%) PHPUnit
16 12 (0.71%) SonarQube
General
1 451 (26.62%) Finance
2 359 (21.19%) Social Skills
3 170 (10.04%) Retail
4 143 (8.44%) Marketing
5 94 (5.55%) Banking
6 87 (5.14%) Public Sector
7 86 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
8 67 (3.96%) Front Office
9 53 (3.13%) Manufacturing
10 48 (2.83%) Automotive
11 38 (2.24%) Telecoms
12 24 (1.42%) Electronics
13 23 (1.36%) Presentation Skills
14 21 (1.24%) Influencing Skills
15 19 (1.12%) Financial Institution
16 17 (1.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 14 (0.83%) Publishing
18 13 (0.77%) Advertising
18 13 (0.77%) Games
18 13 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 574 (33.88%) Developer
2 226 (13.34%) Software Engineer
3 194 (11.45%) Architect
4 159 (9.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 126 (7.44%) Senior Developer
6 117 (6.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 115 (6.79%) Java Developer
8 102 (6.02%) React Developer
9 91 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
10 90 (5.31%) Cloud Architect
10 90 (5.31%) Data Engineer
11 81 (4.78%) Python Developer
12 75 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
12 75 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
13 74 (4.37%) Python Engineer
14 72 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
15 68 (4.01%) Data Architect
16 65 (3.84%) Java Engineer
17 63 (3.72%) Consultant
18 59 (3.48%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (28.16%) React
2 251 (14.82%) .NET
3 214 (12.63%) Web Services
4 208 (12.28%) Node.js
5 152 (8.97%) AngularJS
6 143 (8.44%) Kafka
7 129 (7.62%) HTML
8 122 (7.20%) Vue.js
9 105 (6.20%) RESTful
10 102 (6.02%) Spring
11 97 (5.73%) REST
12 95 (5.61%) CSS
12 95 (5.61%) React Native
13 91 (5.37%) Spring Boot
14 86 (5.08%) .NET Core
15 68 (4.01%) Django
16 58 (3.42%) Material-UI
17 46 (2.72%) GraphQL
17 46 (2.72%) Jest
17 46 (2.72%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 151 (8.91%) Public Cloud
2 98 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
3 92 (5.43%) Cloud Native
4 65 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 58 (3.42%) User Experience
6 56 (3.31%) iPad
7 50 (2.95%) Virtual Team
8 48 (2.83%) Fixed Income
9 41 (2.42%) Algorithms
9 41 (2.42%) Hedge funds
10 40 (2.36%) Derivative
11 39 (2.30%) Equities
11 39 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
12 32 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 29 (1.71%) Management Information System
14 29 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
15 25 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
16 23 (1.36%) Data Structures
16 23 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 236 (13.93%) Linux
2 107 (6.32%) Windows
3 59 (3.48%) Unix
4 43 (2.54%) Android
4 43 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.30%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.94%) CentOS
7 11 (0.65%) Solaris
8 6 (0.35%) CoreOS
8 6 (0.35%) Debian
8 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.35%) SUSE
8 6 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.18%) zOS
10 2 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
10 2 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 543 (32.05%) DevOps
3 526 (31.05%) Software Engineering
4 397 (23.44%) Microservices
5 318 (18.77%) Full Stack Development
6 300 (17.71%) Analytics
7 229 (13.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 216 (12.75%) Machine Learning
9 213 (12.57%) Data Science
10 194 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
10 194 (11.45%) Infrastructure as Code
11 169 (9.98%) TDD
12 159 (9.39%) ETL
13 148 (8.74%) Data Engineering
13 148 (8.74%) Data Pipeline
14 134 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
15 133 (7.85%) Scrum
16 131 (7.73%) Mentoring
17 129 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
18 127 (7.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 709 (41.85%) Python
2 512 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 462 (27.27%) Java
4 427 (25.21%) SQL
5 245 (14.46%) C#
6 198 (11.69%) TypeScript
7 149 (8.80%) Go
8 122 (7.20%) Bash Shell
9 105 (6.20%) Kotlin
10 96 (5.67%) Scala
11 85 (5.02%) PowerShell
12 80 (4.72%) Ruby
13 79 (4.66%) PHP
14 51 (3.01%) C++
15 42 (2.48%) Java 8
16 34 (2.01%) R
17 23 (1.36%) C
17 23 (1.36%) Clojure
18 17 (1.00%) Groovy
19 16 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 123 (7.26%) Degree
2 41 (2.42%) AWS Certification
3 40 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.59%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 27 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (1.30%) CISSP
8 18 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
9 10 (0.59%) CISA
9 10 (0.59%) CISM
9 10 (0.59%) IISP
10 9 (0.53%) CCSP
10 9 (0.53%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.47%) CLAS
11 8 (0.47%) CREST Certified
11 8 (0.47%) OSCP
12 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (6.79%) QA
2 49 (2.89%) GDPR
3 35 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (2.01%) Data Quality
5 30 (1.77%) NIST
6 16 (0.94%) IASME
6 16 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 12 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.71%) SLA
8 11 (0.65%) Accessibility
9 10 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.47%) GRC
10 8 (0.47%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
10 8 (0.47%) ISO 31000
10 8 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.24%) HL7
11 4 (0.24%) NCSC
12 1 (0.059%) SOC 2
System Software
1 554 (32.70%) Docker
2 39 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.83%) Varnish
7 10 (0.59%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.47%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.41%) vSphere
11 5 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.24%) NFS
13 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.12%) HDFS
15 1 (0.059%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.059%) vCloud
15 1 (0.059%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.059%) Xen
Systems Management
1 638 (37.66%) Kubernetes
2 435 (25.68%) Terraform
3 189 (11.16%) Ansible
4 101 (5.96%) Puppet
5 98 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (4.19%) Grafana
7 34 (2.01%) Prometheus
8 17 (1.00%) CASB
8 17 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (0.77%) SCCM
11 11 (0.65%) Oozie
12 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 9 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
13 9 (0.53%) Istio
13 9 (0.53%) Kibana
14 8 (0.47%) Nessus
14 8 (0.47%) Trend Micro Deep Security
15 6 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 676 (39.91%) Google
2 143 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 98 (5.79%) Oracle
4 41 (2.42%) VMware
5 38 (2.24%) SAP
6 36 (2.13%) Cloudera
7 31 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (1.83%) Splunk
8 29 (1.71%) Hortonworks
9 25 (1.48%) Informatica
10 23 (1.36%) Okta
10 23 (1.36%) Rackspace
10 23 (1.36%) Teradata
11 18 (1.06%) Meraki
11 18 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.00%) Elastic Path
13 15 (0.89%) IBM
13 15 (0.89%) StreamSets
14 14 (0.83%) Cisco
15 13 (0.77%) Intel