Period
to 3 August 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 3 August 2021 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
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 136 97
Rank change year-on-year +61 -39 -4
Permanent jobs citing Google 949 104 271
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.14% 1.93% 3.35%
As % of the Vendors category 10.96% 4.96% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 710 97 259
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £43,950
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% -21.43% +21.74%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £93,125
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £111,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +20.00%

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 WFH option and a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 8,659 2,097 3,491
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 37.78% 38.92% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6,871 1,765 2,938
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £35,700
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% -

Google
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Google trend for jobs with a WFH option

Google
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

Google salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Google
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Google over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Google salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, Google 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 Google.

1 524 (55.22%) GCP
2 416 (43.84%) AWS
3 318 (33.51%) Azure
4 287 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
5 271 (28.56%) JavaScript
6 257 (27.08%) Python
7 252 (26.55%) SQL
8 238 (25.08%) Analytics
9 231 (24.34%) DevOps
10 214 (22.55%) Social Skills
11 203 (21.39%) Kubernetes
12 202 (21.29%) Marketing
13 200 (21.07%) Java
14 189 (19.92%) Software Engineering
15 180 (18.97%) Microservices
16 176 (18.55%) React
17 173 (18.23%) Finance
18 168 (17.70%) Microsoft
19 164 (17.28%) Docker
20 154 (16.23%) Google Analytics
21 147 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
22 136 (14.33%) Retail
23 132 (13.91%) Full Stack Development
24 131 (13.80%) E-Commerce
24 131 (13.80%) Git (software)
25 129 (13.59%) HTML
26 121 (12.75%) Node.js
27 120 (12.64%) TypeScript
28 119 (12.54%) Terraform
28 119 (12.54%) Linux

Google
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 72 (7.59%) CMS
2 42 (4.43%) Apache
3 35 (3.69%) Apache Spark
4 32 (3.37%) WordPress
5 23 (2.42%) Confluence
6 22 (2.32%) nginx
7 20 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 16 (1.69%) Apache Airflow
10 15 (1.58%) Apache Solr
11 14 (1.48%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.26%) JBoss
13 10 (1.05%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.95%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.63%) Kentico
17 4 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 3 (0.32%) IIS
18 3 (0.32%) Jupyter
18 3 (0.32%) Luigi
Applications
1 26 (2.74%) Sketch
2 19 (2.00%) InVision
2 19 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (1.69%) Photoshop
5 12 (1.26%) Figma
6 11 (1.16%) Adobe XD
7 8 (0.84%) InDesign
8 7 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.42%) Marvel
11 3 (0.32%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.21%) Weka
13 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.11%) Sentinel
2 17 (1.79%) Magento
3 14 (1.48%) Shopify
4 8 (0.84%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.11%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 524 (55.22%) GCP
2 416 (43.84%) AWS
3 318 (33.51%) Azure
4 154 (16.23%) Google Analytics
5 68 (7.17%) Power Platform
6 43 (4.53%) SaaS
7 42 (4.43%) PaaS
8 40 (4.21%) Serverless
9 37 (3.90%) Firebase
10 33 (3.48%) Microsoft 365
11 31 (3.27%) Google Data Studio
11 31 (3.27%) IaaS
12 30 (3.16%) GitHub
13 23 (2.42%) Google Tag Manager
13 23 (2.42%) Snowflake
14 22 (2.32%) Azure Sentinel
15 21 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
16 19 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
17 18 (1.90%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.01%) Internet
2 39 (4.11%) Firewall
3 30 (3.16%) Intranet
4 17 (1.79%) LAN
5 14 (1.48%) DNS
5 14 (1.48%) WAN
6 10 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.95%) VPN
8 8 (0.84%) Broadband
9 7 (0.74%) DHCP
9 7 (0.74%) HTTP
10 5 (0.53%) SSL
11 4 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.42%) FTP
11 4 (0.42%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.42%) VLAN
12 3 (0.32%) AMQP
12 3 (0.32%) DLNA
12 3 (0.32%) UPnP
12 3 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (10.85%) BigQuery
2 74 (7.80%) SQL Server
3 73 (7.69%) Big Data
3 73 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 70 (7.38%) MySQL
5 58 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (6.11%) Power BI
6 56 (5.90%) Tableau
7 42 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (4.21%) Redis
9 33 (3.48%) Looker
10 32 (3.37%) Relational Database
11 27 (2.85%) Amazon Redshift
12 26 (2.74%) MongoDB
13 24 (2.53%) Hadoop
14 19 (2.00%) Amazon Athena
15 18 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (1.79%) Bigtable
16 17 (1.79%) Neo4j
16 17 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 131 (13.80%) Git (software)
2 89 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.74%) JIRA
4 29 (3.06%) CircleCI
4 29 (3.06%) GitLab
5 25 (2.63%) JUnit
6 21 (2.21%) Bitbucket
7 16 (1.69%) Mocha
8 15 (1.58%) Travis CI
9 12 (1.26%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 11 (1.16%) Crashlytics
10 11 (1.16%) Maven
10 11 (1.16%) Spinnaker
11 10 (1.05%) Cypress.io
12 9 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.95%) PHPUnit
13 7 (0.74%) gulp
13 7 (0.74%) webpack
14 6 (0.63%) Gradle
14 6 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 214 (22.55%) Social Skills
2 202 (21.29%) Marketing
3 173 (18.23%) Finance
4 136 (14.33%) Retail
5 112 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (4.74%) Advertising
7 36 (3.79%) Banking
8 30 (3.16%) Public Sector
9 24 (2.53%) Games
10 22 (2.32%) Organisational Skills
10 22 (2.32%) Publishing
11 20 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
12 19 (2.00%) Automotive
12 19 (2.00%) Manufacturing
13 18 (1.90%) Electronics
13 18 (1.90%) Police
14 17 (1.79%) Law
15 15 (1.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 9 (0.95%) Telecoms
17 8 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 285 (30.03%) Developer
2 90 (9.48%) Software Engineer
3 75 (7.90%) Analyst
4 60 (6.32%) Architect
5 54 (5.69%) Data Engineer
6 50 (5.27%) Full Stack Developer
6 50 (5.27%) Java Developer
7 48 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 44 (4.64%) Senior Developer
9 42 (4.43%) Backend Developer
9 42 (4.43%) React Developer
10 41 (4.32%) Data Analyst
11 39 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
11 39 (4.11%) PHP Developer
12 33 (3.48%) Consultant
12 33 (3.48%) Development Manager
13 32 (3.37%) Java Engineer
14 29 (3.06%) Business Development Manager
14 29 (3.06%) Business Manager
14 29 (3.06%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (18.55%) React
2 129 (13.59%) HTML
3 121 (12.75%) Node.js
4 117 (12.33%) CSS
5 82 (8.64%) REST
6 58 (6.11%) Vue.js
7 56 (5.90%) AngularJS
8 55 (5.80%) .NET
9 48 (5.06%) Redux
9 48 (5.06%) RESTful
9 48 (5.06%) Web Services
10 47 (4.95%) Laravel
11 46 (4.85%) Spring
12 41 (4.32%) GraphQL
12 41 (4.32%) HTML5
13 40 (4.21%) Spring Boot
14 36 (3.79%) COM
15 29 (3.06%) Next.js
16 27 (2.85%) CSS3
17 25 (2.63%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 97 (10.22%) User Experience
2 53 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 48 (5.06%) iPad
5 47 (4.95%) Social Media
6 41 (4.32%) Virtual Team
7 39 (4.11%) Public Cloud
8 32 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 31 (3.27%) Driving Licence
10 26 (2.74%) Blog
11 25 (2.63%) Algorithms
12 22 (2.32%) Clustering
13 19 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
14 18 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
15 13 (1.37%) NHS
16 12 (1.26%) Cloud Native
17 9 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
18 8 (0.84%) Data Centre
18 8 (0.84%) Legacy Applications
19 6 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 119 (12.54%) Linux
2 74 (7.80%) Windows
3 53 (5.58%) Android
4 41 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 31 (3.27%) Unix
6 27 (2.85%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.95%) CentOS
7 9 (0.95%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.63%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.53%) VMS
11 4 (0.42%) SUSE
11 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.21%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (25.08%) Analytics
3 231 (24.34%) DevOps
4 189 (19.92%) Software Engineering
5 180 (18.97%) Microservices
6 147 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
7 132 (13.91%) Full Stack Development
8 131 (13.80%) E-Commerce
9 109 (11.49%) Digital Marketing
10 108 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
11 81 (8.54%) Scrum
12 75 (7.90%) Machine Learning
13 73 (7.69%) ETL
14 69 (7.27%) Data Science
14 69 (7.27%) SEO
14 69 (7.27%) Visualisation
15 61 (6.43%) Front End Development
16 60 (6.32%) TDD
17 59 (6.22%) Fintech
18 58 (6.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 271 (28.56%) JavaScript
2 257 (27.08%) Python
3 252 (26.55%) SQL
4 200 (21.07%) Java
5 120 (12.64%) TypeScript
6 82 (8.64%) PHP
7 75 (7.90%) Go
8 66 (6.95%) Kotlin
9 59 (6.22%) C#
10 38 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 38 (4.00%) ES6
11 35 (3.69%) PowerShell
11 35 (3.69%) Scala
12 27 (2.85%) C++
13 23 (2.42%) R
14 22 (2.32%) C
15 20 (2.11%) Java 8
16 18 (1.90%) PL/1
16 18 (1.90%) Ruby
17 10 (1.05%) ES7
Qualifications
1 87 (9.17%) Degree
2 36 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 11 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.53%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.53%) MCSE
6 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.53%) PhD
7 4 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.32%) MCSA
9 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.21%) FFIEC
9 2 (0.21%) MBA
9 2 (0.21%) MCP
9 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.64%) QA
2 25 (2.63%) GDPR
3 24 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.26%) Actionable Recommendations
5 11 (1.16%) Accessibility
6 10 (1.05%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.53%) GRC
9 4 (0.42%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.32%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.32%) NIST
10 3 (0.32%) SOC 2
11 2 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.21%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.21%) NCSC
11 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 164 (17.28%) Docker
2 55 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.42%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.32%) iptables
7 2 (0.21%) Ceph
7 2 (0.21%) Gluster
7 2 (0.21%) Varnish
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.21%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 203 (21.39%) Kubernetes
2 119 (12.54%) Terraform
3 69 (7.27%) Ansible
4 25 (2.63%) Puppet
5 24 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.16%) Grafana
7 10 (1.05%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.95%) Jamf Pro
8 9 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.42%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.42%) Argo
10 4 (0.42%) Istio
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.42%) Salt
11 3 (0.32%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.32%) Consul
11 3 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.32%) Packer
12 2 (0.21%) Rancher
Vendors
1 168 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 66 (6.95%) Apple
3 53 (5.58%) Adobe
4 44 (4.64%) Oracle
5 39 (4.11%) Facebook
6 21 (2.21%) Qubit
7 17 (1.79%) Meraki
7 17 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 17 (1.79%) SAP
8 15 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.58%) Splunk
9 14 (1.48%) Rackspace
10 12 (1.26%) Cloudera
10 12 (1.26%) Hortonworks
11 11 (1.16%) Elastic Path
12 10 (1.05%) IBM
12 10 (1.05%) VMware
13 9 (0.95%) Cisco
14 8 (0.84%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.84%) Teradata