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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 41 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +51 -21
Permanent jobs citing GCP 5,007 2,046 324
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.96% 6.48% 3.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.39% 13.63% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,131 1,670 261
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
25th Percentile £57,023 £52,500 £53,715
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £113,750 £102,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%

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 34,805 15,008 4,044
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.40% 47.57% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19,886 12,589 3,502
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,539
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -8.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
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 24 May 2022.

GCP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, GCP job roles required the following 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 3,724 (74.38%) AWS
2 2,914 (58.20%) Azure
3 2,281 (45.56%) Python
4 2,204 (44.02%) Agile
5 1,999 (39.92%) Kubernetes
6 1,951 (38.97%) Google
7 1,747 (34.89%) DevOps
8 1,701 (33.97%) Software Engineering
9 1,687 (33.69%) Docker
10 1,643 (32.81%) CI/CD
11 1,611 (32.17%) Java
12 1,520 (30.36%) Finance
13 1,374 (27.44%) SQL
14 1,236 (24.69%) Terraform
15 1,124 (22.45%) JavaScript
16 1,096 (21.89%) Microservices
17 1,089 (21.75%) Social Skills
18 1,009 (20.15%) React
19 883 (17.64%) Node.js
20 857 (17.12%) TDD
21 815 (16.28%) Linux
22 770 (15.38%) Analytics
23 768 (15.34%) Git (software)
24 760 (15.18%) Serverless
25 755 (15.08%) NoSQL
26 751 (15.00%) Machine Learning
27 704 (14.06%) TypeScript
28 698 (13.94%) Infrastructure as Code
29 687 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
30 677 (13.52%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 282 (5.63%) Apache Spark
2 265 (5.29%) Apache Airflow
3 228 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 189 (3.77%) Apache
5 81 (1.62%) Confluence
6 57 (1.14%) CMS
7 56 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 49 (0.98%) OpenStack
9 44 (0.88%) nginx
10 42 (0.84%) Luigi
11 32 (0.64%) IIS
12 31 (0.62%) Ethereum
13 26 (0.52%) Jupyter
14 23 (0.46%) WordPress
15 19 (0.38%) Hyperledger
16 18 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
16 18 (0.36%) Tornado
17 15 (0.30%) WebSphere
18 14 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 10 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.30%) Campfire
4 13 (0.26%) Sketch
5 12 (0.24%) Zeplin
6 11 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.12%) Maple
8 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.100%) InVision
10 4 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (0.080%) SPSS
11 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.020%) Blender
12 1 (0.020%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 29 (0.58%) R3 Corda
2 24 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
3 21 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.22%) Shopify
5 8 (0.16%) Magento
5 8 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.16%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.040%) Odoo
7 2 (0.040%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.040%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.020%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.020%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.020%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3,724 (74.38%) AWS
2 2,914 (58.20%) Azure
3 760 (15.18%) Serverless
4 550 (10.98%) SaaS
5 524 (10.47%) GitHub
6 401 (8.01%) AWS Lambda
7 379 (7.57%) Amazon S3
8 316 (6.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 307 (6.13%) Cloud Computing
10 196 (3.91%) PaaS
11 195 (3.89%) Amazon EC2
12 171 (3.42%) GitHub Actions
13 155 (3.10%) Amazon ECS
14 154 (3.08%) IaaS
15 151 (3.02%) Datadog
16 126 (2.52%) Snowflake
17 122 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
18 108 (2.16%) Google Data Studio
19 102 (2.04%) Power Platform
20 101 (2.02%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 125 (2.50%) Firewall
2 94 (1.88%) Broadband
3 87 (1.74%) Internet
4 66 (1.32%) Network Security
5 63 (1.26%) DNS
6 59 (1.18%) HTTP
7 53 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 42 (0.84%) VPN
9 36 (0.72%) SSH
10 33 (0.66%) WAN
11 30 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (0.42%) SD-WAN
12 21 (0.42%) SSL
13 20 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (0.28%) PPP
15 13 (0.26%) LAN
16 11 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (0.20%) DHCP
18 8 (0.16%) Reverse Proxy
19 7 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 755 (15.08%) NoSQL
2 619 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
3 523 (10.45%) BigQuery
4 458 (9.15%) MySQL
5 435 (8.69%) Big Data
6 426 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
7 360 (7.19%) Relational Database
8 344 (6.87%) MongoDB
9 266 (5.31%) Data Lake
10 264 (5.27%) Hadoop
11 227 (4.53%) SQL Server
12 220 (4.39%) Redis
13 189 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 184 (3.67%) Amazon Redshift
15 158 (3.16%) Tableau
16 151 (3.02%) Looker
17 150 (3.00%) Amazon RDS
18 117 (2.34%) Amazon Athena
19 111 (2.22%) RDBMS
20 100 (2.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 768 (15.34%) Git (software)
2 664 (13.26%) Jenkins
3 318 (6.35%) GitLab
4 286 (5.71%) JIRA
5 164 (3.28%) Cypress.io
6 159 (3.18%) CircleCI
7 151 (3.02%) Maven
8 121 (2.42%) Gradle
9 105 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
10 100 (2.00%) Selenium
11 96 (1.92%) Bitbucket
12 93 (1.86%) Mockito
13 84 (1.68%) webpack
14 81 (1.62%) TeamCity
15 74 (1.48%) Cucumber
16 60 (1.20%) Postman
17 52 (1.04%) SonarQube
18 50 (1.00%) JUnit
19 46 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
20 43 (0.86%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 1,520 (30.36%) Finance
2 1,089 (21.75%) Social Skills
3 659 (13.16%) Banking
4 498 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
5 356 (7.11%) Games
6 343 (6.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 325 (6.49%) Marketing
8 324 (6.47%) Public Sector
9 283 (5.65%) Retail
10 134 (2.68%) Presentation Skills
11 124 (2.48%) Advertising
12 94 (1.88%) Legal
13 93 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
14 92 (1.84%) Telecoms
15 81 (1.62%) Financial Institution
16 80 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
17 79 (1.58%) Manufacturing
18 60 (1.20%) Automotive
19 59 (1.18%) Esports
20 53 (1.06%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 1,117 (22.31%) Developer
2 889 (17.76%) Software Engineer
3 653 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 543 (10.84%) Data Engineer
5 371 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 336 (6.71%) Architect
7 310 (6.19%) Senior Developer
8 269 (5.37%) Java Developer
9 256 (5.11%) Senior Software Engineer
10 246 (4.91%) Senior DevOps
11 243 (4.85%) Java Engineer
12 235 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 202 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
14 194 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
15 189 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
16 155 (3.10%) Backend Developer
17 140 (2.80%) Consultant
18 137 (2.74%) Analyst
19 134 (2.68%) Senior Data Engineer
20 121 (2.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,009 (20.15%) React
2 883 (17.64%) Node.js
3 603 (12.04%) Kafka
4 405 (8.09%) Spring
5 400 (7.99%) AngularJS
6 376 (7.51%) .NET
7 359 (7.17%) REST
8 346 (6.91%) CSS
9 338 (6.75%) HTML
10 331 (6.61%) RESTful
11 304 (6.07%) Spring Boot
12 277 (5.53%) GraphQL
13 274 (5.47%) Vue.js
14 216 (4.31%) Jest
15 189 (3.77%) Django
16 171 (3.42%) gRPC
17 153 (3.06%) Elastic Stack
18 151 (3.02%) Web Services
19 137 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
20 132 (2.64%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 551 (11.00%) Public Cloud
2 541 (10.80%) Cloud Native
3 415 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
4 318 (6.35%) User Experience
5 248 (4.95%) Algorithms
6 239 (4.77%) Blockchain
7 185 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
8 141 (2.82%) Data Structures
8 141 (2.82%) Virtual Team
9 138 (2.76%) Hedge funds
10 121 (2.42%) IoT
11 120 (2.40%) Mobile App
12 113 (2.26%) Data Centre
13 108 (2.16%) Management Information System
14 105 (2.10%) Blog
14 105 (2.10%) iPhone
15 100 (2.00%) Legacy Systems
16 92 (1.84%) Social Network
17 59 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
18 56 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 815 (16.28%) Linux
2 324 (6.47%) Windows
3 171 (3.42%) Unix
4 115 (2.30%) Android
5 64 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 52 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 40 (0.80%) Ubuntu
9 22 (0.44%) Debian
10 20 (0.40%) CentOS
11 18 (0.36%) Mesosphere
12 15 (0.30%) Alpine Linux
13 12 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.14%) SUSE
16 6 (0.12%) FreeBSD
17 5 (0.100%) AIX
17 5 (0.100%) Windows 10
17 5 (0.100%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,204 (44.02%) Agile
2 1,747 (34.89%) DevOps
3 1,701 (33.97%) Software Engineering
4 1,643 (32.81%) CI/CD
5 1,096 (21.89%) Microservices
6 857 (17.12%) TDD
7 770 (15.38%) Analytics
8 751 (15.00%) Machine Learning
9 698 (13.94%) Infrastructure as Code
10 687 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
11 677 (13.52%) Artificial Intelligence
12 675 (13.48%) Data Science
13 652 (13.02%) Scrum
14 581 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
15 574 (11.46%) Full Stack Development
16 561 (11.20%) Mentoring
17 543 (10.84%) Data Engineering
18 469 (9.37%) Test Automation
19 448 (8.95%) Open Source
20 432 (8.63%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,281 (45.56%) Python
2 1,611 (32.17%) Java
3 1,374 (27.44%) SQL
4 1,124 (22.45%) JavaScript
5 704 (14.06%) TypeScript
6 585 (11.68%) Go
7 545 (10.88%) C#
8 403 (8.05%) Bash
9 283 (5.65%) Kotlin
10 279 (5.57%) Scala
11 239 (4.77%) PHP
12 229 (4.57%) Ruby
13 219 (4.37%) PowerShell
14 168 (3.36%) R
15 134 (2.68%) C
16 132 (2.64%) C++
17 116 (2.32%) Rust
18 113 (2.26%) ES6
19 84 (1.68%) Shell Script
20 63 (1.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 521 (10.41%) Degree
2 165 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 120 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 95 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 93 (1.86%) AWS Certification
6 49 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
7 45 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (0.90%) Master's Degree
8 35 (0.70%) CISSP
9 33 (0.66%) PhD
10 28 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 22 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
12 17 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.30%) CEH
14 14 (0.28%) CCNP
15 13 (0.26%) CSSLP
15 13 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.24%) PMI Certification
16 12 (0.24%) Sun Certification
17 11 (0.22%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 357 (7.13%) QA
2 167 (3.34%) Data Quality
3 78 (1.56%) GDPR
4 77 (1.54%) Accessibility
5 66 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 44 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 41 (0.82%) SOC 2
8 32 (0.64%) NIST
9 28 (0.56%) GRC
10 21 (0.42%) IASME
10 21 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 17 (0.34%) HIPAA
12 16 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
13 14 (0.28%) SLA
14 8 (0.16%) FISMA
14 8 (0.16%) HITRUST
15 5 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 4 (0.080%) COBIT
16 4 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 4 (0.080%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,687 (33.69%) Docker
2 70 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 49 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (0.82%) Apache Flume
6 26 (0.52%) KVM
7 24 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 18 (0.36%) Xen
9 10 (0.20%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.18%) Ceph
11 8 (0.16%) iptables
12 7 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.100%) vSphere
14 3 (0.060%) NFS
14 3 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.040%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.040%) flannel
15 2 (0.040%) Gluster
15 2 (0.040%) Lustre
15 2 (0.040%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,999 (39.92%) Kubernetes
2 1,236 (24.69%) Terraform
3 554 (11.06%) Ansible
4 220 (4.39%) Prometheus
5 217 (4.33%) Puppet
6 197 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
7 168 (3.36%) Grafana
8 59 (1.18%) Istio
9 43 (0.86%) Kibana
10 38 (0.76%) Nagios
10 38 (0.76%) Oozie
11 35 (0.70%) ZABBIX
12 30 (0.60%) SCCM
13 29 (0.58%) Argo
14 28 (0.56%) Graphite
15 27 (0.54%) Kubeflow
16 26 (0.52%) Fortio
16 26 (0.52%) Kiali
17 24 (0.48%) CASB
17 24 (0.48%) Consul
Vendors
1 1,951 (38.97%) Google
2 351 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 202 (4.03%) Oracle
4 138 (2.76%) Splunk
5 129 (2.58%) Databricks
6 111 (2.22%) VMware
7 92 (1.84%) IBM
8 80 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 76 (1.52%) Cisco
10 64 (1.28%) SAP
11 60 (1.20%) Apple
12 59 (1.18%) Cloudera
13 57 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
14 48 (0.96%) Dynatrace
15 45 (0.90%) ServiceNow
16 44 (0.88%) New Relic
17 37 (0.74%) YouTube
18 36 (0.72%) Hitachi
19 33 (0.66%) Facebook
19 33 (0.66%) SaltStack