Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 113 81
Rank change year-on-year +76 -32 +116
Permanent jobs citing GCP 1,554 140 324
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.77% 2.58% 4.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.14% 5.82% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,249 129 311
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,200 £47,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% -10.71% +7.69%
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +8.00%

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 10,989 2,404 3,254
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.88% 44.35% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9,129 2,122 2,959
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £90,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 30 July 2021.

GCP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1,248 (80.31%) AWS
2 923 (59.40%) Azure
3 676 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
4 643 (41.38%) Python
5 611 (39.32%) Kubernetes
6 592 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 586 (37.71%) Software Engineering
8 532 (34.23%) Docker
9 531 (34.17%) Google
10 513 (33.01%) React
11 508 (32.69%) DevOps
12 402 (25.87%) Java
13 387 (24.90%) Finance
14 352 (22.65%) Microservices
15 339 (21.81%) SQL
16 322 (20.72%) Terraform
17 302 (19.43%) .NET
18 266 (17.12%) Artificial Intelligence
19 261 (16.80%) Social Skills
20 246 (15.83%) Serverless
21 241 (15.51%) Machine Learning
22 232 (14.93%) C#
23 229 (14.74%) AngularJS
24 227 (14.61%) Full Stack Development
25 223 (14.35%) Web Services
26 216 (13.90%) TypeScript
26 216 (13.90%) Node.js
27 202 (13.00%) Big Data
28 197 (12.68%) Linux
29 195 (12.55%) Jenkins

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 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 62 (3.99%) Apache
3 59 (3.80%) Apache Airflow
4 50 (3.22%) Apache Spark
5 29 (1.87%) nginx
6 26 (1.67%) CMS
7 22 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 19 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 17 (1.09%) Apache Solr
9 17 (1.09%) Confluence
9 17 (1.09%) WordPress
10 9 (0.58%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.45%) SAS
12 6 (0.39%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.39%) IIS
12 6 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.32%) CloudStack
13 5 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (0.71%) Sketch
2 7 (0.45%) Adobe XD
3 5 (0.32%) Figma
4 4 (0.26%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 15 (0.97%) Sentinel
2 9 (0.58%) Magento
3 6 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.19%) Shopify
5 2 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,248 (80.31%) AWS
2 923 (59.40%) Azure
3 246 (15.83%) Serverless
4 107 (6.89%) SaaS
5 80 (5.15%) PaaS
6 73 (4.70%) AWS CloudFormation
7 64 (4.12%) AWS Lambda
8 59 (3.80%) IaaS
9 56 (3.60%) Firebase
10 55 (3.54%) GitHub
11 45 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
12 42 (2.70%) Power Platform
13 37 (2.38%) Cloud Functions
14 35 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
15 34 (2.19%) Amazon EKS
15 34 (2.19%) Microsoft 365
16 28 (1.80%) Snowflake
17 25 (1.61%) OpenShift
18 24 (1.54%) Azure Sentinel
19 22 (1.42%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.06%) Firewall
2 17 (1.09%) Internet
3 14 (0.90%) SSH
4 9 (0.58%) HTTP
5 7 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.32%) IPv4
6 5 (0.32%) LAN
6 5 (0.32%) VLAN
6 5 (0.32%) VPN
6 5 (0.32%) WAN
7 4 (0.26%) DNS
7 4 (0.26%) FTP
7 4 (0.26%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.19%) SSL
9 2 (0.13%) Calico
9 2 (0.13%) Network Security
9 2 (0.13%) OpenVPN
9 2 (0.13%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.064%) 5G
10 1 (0.064%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (13.00%) Big Data
2 162 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
3 145 (9.33%) BigQuery
4 127 (8.17%) NoSQL
5 112 (7.21%) Redis
6 109 (7.01%) MongoDB
7 106 (6.82%) MySQL
8 71 (4.57%) GIS
9 68 (4.38%) SQL Server
10 67 (4.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 65 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
12 60 (3.86%) Hadoop
13 51 (3.28%) Amazon Athena
14 50 (3.22%) Relational Database
15 48 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
16 44 (2.83%) Data Lake
17 36 (2.32%) Tableau
18 35 (2.25%) Power BI
19 30 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
20 27 (1.74%) Looker
Development Applications
1 195 (12.55%) Jenkins
2 174 (11.20%) Git (software)
3 78 (5.02%) GitLab
4 40 (2.57%) JIRA
5 35 (2.25%) Cypress.io
6 29 (1.87%) JMeter
7 27 (1.74%) Postman
8 21 (1.35%) CircleCI
9 20 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 18 (1.16%) JUnit
11 16 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (1.03%) Mocha
12 15 (0.97%) Gradle
12 15 (0.97%) gulp
12 15 (0.97%) Maven
12 15 (0.97%) Vagrant
12 15 (0.97%) webpack
13 13 (0.84%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.84%) Spinnaker
14 11 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 387 (24.90%) Finance
2 261 (16.80%) Social Skills
3 126 (8.11%) Retail
4 101 (6.50%) Marketing
5 84 (5.41%) Banking
6 55 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (3.54%) Public Sector
7 45 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.19%) Front Office
9 32 (2.06%) Presentation Skills
10 22 (1.42%) Electronics
11 19 (1.22%) Law
12 14 (0.90%) Automotive
13 12 (0.77%) Publishing
14 11 (0.71%) Games
14 11 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
17 8 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 638 (41.06%) Developer
2 263 (16.92%) Software Engineer
3 165 (10.62%) Architect
4 157 (10.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 157 (10.10%) React Developer
5 130 (8.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 130 (8.37%) Java Developer
5 130 (8.37%) Senior Developer
6 89 (5.73%) Lead Developer
7 79 (5.08%) C# Developer
8 78 (5.02%) Cloud Architect
9 74 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
10 63 (4.05%) Data Engineer
11 56 (3.60%) PHP Developer
12 54 (3.47%) Backend Developer
13 51 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
13 51 (3.28%) Python Engineer
14 47 (3.02%) JavaScript Developer
15 46 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
16 45 (2.90%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (33.01%) React
2 302 (19.43%) .NET
3 229 (14.74%) AngularJS
4 223 (14.35%) Web Services
5 216 (13.90%) Node.js
6 167 (10.75%) Vue.js
7 151 (9.72%) React Native
8 145 (9.33%) REST
9 121 (7.79%) Material-UI
9 121 (7.79%) Spring
10 105 (6.76%) Spring Boot
11 97 (6.24%) CSS
12 94 (6.05%) HTML
13 87 (5.60%) Kafka
14 85 (5.47%) RESTful
15 82 (5.28%) .NET Core
16 69 (4.44%) GraphQL
17 54 (3.47%) HTML5
18 53 (3.41%) Django
19 50 (3.22%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.24%) Cloud Native
1 97 (6.24%) Public Cloud
2 82 (5.28%) Hybrid Cloud
3 76 (4.89%) User Experience
4 74 (4.76%) iPad
5 60 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (3.67%) Hedge funds
7 46 (2.96%) Mobile App
8 38 (2.45%) Virtual Team
9 35 (2.25%) Derivative
10 34 (2.19%) Fixed Income
11 33 (2.12%) Algorithms
12 23 (1.48%) Data Centre
12 23 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
13 18 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (1.09%) Clustering
15 15 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
16 12 (0.77%) Equities
16 12 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.77%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 197 (12.68%) Linux
2 82 (5.28%) Windows
3 61 (3.93%) Unix
4 54 (3.47%) Android
5 51 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.51%) CentOS
8 7 (0.45%) VMS
9 6 (0.39%) SUSE
9 6 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.13%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.13%) Debian
11 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.13%) Solaris
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (43.50%) Agile Software Development
2 586 (37.71%) Software Engineering
3 508 (32.69%) DevOps
4 352 (22.65%) Microservices
5 266 (17.12%) Artificial Intelligence
6 241 (15.51%) Machine Learning
7 227 (14.61%) Full Stack Development
8 176 (11.33%) ETL
9 171 (11.00%) Asset Management
10 169 (10.88%) Scrum
11 152 (9.78%) Analytics
12 151 (9.72%) E-Commerce
13 140 (9.01%) Data Science
13 140 (9.01%) Infrastructure as Code
14 137 (8.82%) TDD
15 129 (8.30%) Web Application Development
16 124 (7.98%) Front End Development
17 122 (7.85%) Progressive Web App
18 111 (7.14%) Mentoring
19 109 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 643 (41.38%) Python
2 592 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 402 (25.87%) Java
4 339 (21.81%) SQL
5 232 (14.93%) C#
6 216 (13.90%) TypeScript
7 156 (10.04%) Go
8 101 (6.50%) Kotlin
9 98 (6.31%) PHP
10 86 (5.53%) Bash Shell
11 77 (4.95%) Scala
12 58 (3.73%) PowerShell
13 55 (3.54%) C++
14 39 (2.51%) Ruby
15 38 (2.45%) Java 8
16 35 (2.25%) ES6
17 30 (1.93%) C
18 28 (1.80%) R
19 27 (1.74%) Cython
20 19 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 103 (6.63%) Degree
2 38 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.87%) PhD
5 24 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.77%) AWS Certification
7 11 (0.71%) CISSP
8 9 (0.58%) OSCP
9 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.26%) GPEN
10 4 (0.26%) SANS
11 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.19%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.19%) MCSA
11 3 (0.19%) MCSE
12 2 (0.13%) FFIEC
13 1 (0.064%) CCSP
13 1 (0.064%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.064%) MCT
13 1 (0.064%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.31%) QA
2 28 (1.80%) GDPR
3 25 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.77%) Accessibility
5 11 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.64%) SLA
7 8 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.32%) GRC
9 4 (0.26%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.19%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.19%) NCSC
10 3 (0.19%) NIST
10 3 (0.19%) SOC 2
11 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 532 (34.23%) Docker
2 29 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.45%) vSphere
6 6 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.32%) Gluster
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.26%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.13%) Ceph
10 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.13%) Varnish
10 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.13%) Xen
11 1 (0.064%) KVM
11 1 (0.064%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 611 (39.32%) Kubernetes
2 322 (20.72%) Terraform
3 178 (11.45%) Ansible
4 59 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (3.67%) Puppet
6 39 (2.51%) Prometheus
7 28 (1.80%) Grafana
8 11 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (0.64%) Packer
10 6 (0.39%) Rancher
10 6 (0.39%) SCCM
10 6 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.32%) Consul
11 5 (0.32%) Istio
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.32%) Salt
12 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.26%) Nagios
12 4 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 531 (34.17%) Google
2 94 (6.05%) Microsoft
3 90 (5.79%) Oracle
4 35 (2.25%) Yahoo!
5 23 (1.48%) VMware
6 21 (1.35%) Qubit
7 16 (1.03%) SAP
8 15 (0.97%) IBM
9 14 (0.90%) Adobe
9 14 (0.90%) Databricks
9 14 (0.90%) Rackspace
9 14 (0.90%) Teradata
10 13 (0.84%) Cloudera
11 12 (0.77%) Hortonworks
11 12 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.71%) Elastic Path
12 11 (0.71%) Meraki
13 9 (0.58%) Citrix
13 9 (0.58%) SaltStack
14 8 (0.51%) MKS