Period
to 2 December 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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 97 116
Rank change year-on-year +25 +19 -26
Permanent jobs citing Google 1,159 266 204
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.95% 3.13% 2.64%
As % of the Vendors category 10.59% 8.23% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 913 247 195
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,550 £39,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% -8.00% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £81,750 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 10,949 3,234 3,148
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 37.34% 38.07% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,431 2,876 2,757
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% -10.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 2 December 2021.

Google salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 673 (58.07%) GCP
2 538 (46.42%) AWS
3 438 (37.79%) Azure
4 349 (30.11%) JavaScript
5 346 (29.85%) Python
6 341 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
7 289 (24.94%) SQL
8 281 (24.25%) Kubernetes
9 280 (24.16%) DevOps
10 278 (23.99%) Analytics
11 264 (22.78%) Java
12 260 (22.43%) Finance
13 247 (21.31%) Software Engineering
14 245 (21.14%) Docker
15 228 (19.67%) Microsoft
16 212 (18.29%) Social Skills
17 199 (17.17%) Microservices
18 197 (17.00%) Marketing
19 193 (16.65%) React
20 191 (16.48%) Terraform
21 173 (14.93%) Google Analytics
22 162 (13.98%) Git (software)
23 152 (13.11%) Node.js
24 149 (12.86%) Full Stack Development
25 146 (12.60%) C#
26 141 (12.17%) Linux
27 134 (11.56%) Jenkins
28 128 (11.04%) TypeScript
29 127 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
29 127 (10.96%) Retail

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 73 (6.30%) CMS
2 51 (4.40%) Apache
3 48 (4.14%) Apache Spark
4 41 (3.54%) WordPress
5 39 (3.36%) Apache Solr
6 33 (2.85%) Confluence
7 25 (2.16%) JBoss
7 25 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 23 (1.98%) nginx
9 17 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
9 17 (1.47%) IIS
10 14 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.69%) Drupal
12 7 (0.60%) Kentico
12 7 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.60%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 33 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.47%) Sketch
5 13 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.78%) InVision
7 8 (0.69%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.69%) Figma
7 8 (0.69%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.43%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.35%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.17%) InDesign
11 2 (0.17%) Weka
12 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.086%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 9 (0.78%) Magento
2 8 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.69%) WebTrends
3 7 (0.60%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.43%) Shopify
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.086%) FastStats
7 1 (0.086%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.086%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.086%) SessionCam
7 1 (0.086%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 673 (58.07%) GCP
2 538 (46.42%) AWS
3 438 (37.79%) Azure
4 173 (14.93%) Google Analytics
5 97 (8.37%) Serverless
6 96 (8.28%) GitHub
7 72 (6.21%) Power Platform
8 49 (4.23%) Firebase
8 49 (4.23%) SaaS
9 48 (4.14%) Google Data Studio
10 41 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
11 36 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 35 (3.02%) Microsoft 365
13 34 (2.93%) PaaS
14 32 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
15 28 (2.42%) Google Ads
16 26 (2.24%) Amazon EMR
16 26 (2.24%) GitHub Actions
16 26 (2.24%) Google Tag Manager
17 25 (2.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.23%) Internet
2 43 (3.71%) Firewall
3 37 (3.19%) DNS
4 24 (2.07%) Broadband
5 22 (1.90%) Intranet
6 21 (1.81%) VPN
7 18 (1.55%) LAN
7 18 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 18 (1.55%) WAN
8 13 (1.12%) DHCP
9 12 (1.04%) VLAN
10 9 (0.78%) SSH
11 8 (0.69%) SSL
12 7 (0.60%) HTTP
13 6 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.43%) VoIP
15 3 (0.26%) AMQP
15 3 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
16 2 (0.17%) DSL
16 2 (0.17%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.63%) NoSQL
2 92 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 88 (7.59%) Tableau
4 87 (7.51%) MySQL
5 84 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 82 (7.08%) BigQuery
7 72 (6.21%) Big Data
7 72 (6.21%) Power BI
8 69 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
9 61 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
10 57 (4.92%) MongoDB
11 50 (4.31%) Hadoop
12 48 (4.14%) Amazon Redshift
13 43 (3.71%) Redis
14 42 (3.62%) Looker
15 34 (2.93%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 20 (1.73%) Blockchain
18 19 (1.64%) Neo4j
19 18 (1.55%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 162 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 134 (11.56%) Jenkins
3 101 (8.71%) JIRA
4 53 (4.57%) GitLab
5 46 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
6 44 (3.80%) CircleCI
7 39 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 36 (3.11%) Bitbucket
10 33 (2.85%) Cypress.io
11 27 (2.33%) NUnit
11 27 (2.33%) Travis CI
12 26 (2.24%) Postman
13 25 (2.16%) Moq
14 23 (1.98%) Maven
15 14 (1.21%) PHPUnit
16 13 (1.12%) Visual Studio
17 12 (1.04%) Spinnaker
17 12 (1.04%) Vagrant
18 11 (0.95%) JUnit
General
1 260 (22.43%) Finance
2 212 (18.29%) Social Skills
3 197 (17.00%) Marketing
4 127 (10.96%) Retail
5 113 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (4.40%) Automotive
7 50 (4.31%) Public Sector
8 48 (4.14%) Advertising
9 40 (3.45%) Banking
10 36 (3.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 35 (3.02%) Manufacturing
12 32 (2.76%) Games
13 23 (1.98%) Publishing
14 20 (1.73%) Telecoms
15 18 (1.55%) Police
16 17 (1.47%) Presentation Skills
17 16 (1.38%) Military
18 11 (0.95%) Investment Banking
19 8 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
20 7 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 365 (31.49%) Developer
2 96 (8.28%) Software Engineer
3 73 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 67 (5.78%) Consultant
5 66 (5.69%) Architect
5 66 (5.69%) Java Developer
6 65 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
7 59 (5.09%) Analyst
8 57 (4.92%) Data Engineer
8 57 (4.92%) React Developer
9 52 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
10 50 (4.31%) Senior Developer
11 49 (4.23%) Java Engineer
12 43 (3.71%) PHP Developer
13 37 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
13 37 (3.19%) Senior Software Engineer
14 35 (3.02%) Cloud Architect
15 34 (2.93%) Backend Developer
16 33 (2.85%) C# Developer
16 33 (2.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (16.65%) React
2 152 (13.11%) Node.js
3 121 (10.44%) .NET
4 103 (8.89%) HTML
5 100 (8.63%) Web Services
6 91 (7.85%) CSS
7 76 (6.56%) Kafka
8 71 (6.13%) RESTful
9 65 (5.61%) REST
10 48 (4.14%) Vue.js
11 46 (3.97%) Spring
12 45 (3.88%) HTML5
13 44 (3.80%) JSON
14 42 (3.62%) AngularJS
14 42 (3.62%) Jest
14 42 (3.62%) Laravel
15 40 (3.45%) Spring Boot
16 39 (3.36%) Redux
17 33 (2.85%) GWT
18 30 (2.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.49%) User Experience
2 81 (6.99%) Public Cloud
3 80 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 60 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 43 (3.71%) Social Media
7 32 (2.76%) Virtual Team
8 31 (2.67%) Cloud Native
9 30 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
10 28 (2.42%) Driving Licence
10 28 (2.42%) iPad
11 27 (2.33%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.38%) Clustering
12 16 (1.38%) Cyberattack
12 16 (1.38%) Data Centre
13 14 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.95%) Blog
14 11 (0.95%) Life Science
14 11 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 141 (12.17%) Linux
2 94 (8.11%) Windows
3 68 (5.87%) Android
4 59 (5.09%) Apple iOS
5 47 (4.06%) Windows Server
6 39 (3.36%) Unix
7 15 (1.29%) CentOS
8 9 (0.78%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.69%) Solaris
10 7 (0.60%) Debian
11 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.26%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.26%) SUSE
14 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (24.16%) DevOps
3 278 (23.99%) Analytics
4 247 (21.31%) Software Engineering
5 199 (17.17%) Microservices
6 149 (12.86%) Full Stack Development
7 127 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
8 111 (9.58%) Data Science
9 107 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
10 100 (8.63%) Machine Learning
11 99 (8.54%) Scrum
12 97 (8.37%) E-Commerce
13 96 (8.28%) Artificial Intelligence
14 94 (8.11%) OO
15 92 (7.94%) Digital Marketing
16 89 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
17 88 (7.59%) Unit Testing
18 86 (7.42%) TDD
19 81 (6.99%) Infrastructure as Code
20 77 (6.64%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 349 (30.11%) JavaScript
2 346 (29.85%) Python
3 289 (24.94%) SQL
4 264 (22.78%) Java
5 146 (12.60%) C#
6 128 (11.04%) TypeScript
7 87 (7.51%) Kotlin
8 83 (7.16%) Bash Shell
9 77 (6.64%) PHP
10 68 (5.87%) Go
11 45 (3.88%) Ruby
12 43 (3.71%) R
13 40 (3.45%) PowerShell
14 36 (3.11%) Scala
15 31 (2.67%) C++
16 29 (2.50%) ES6
17 21 (1.81%) C
18 20 (1.73%) Java 8
19 18 (1.55%) Apple Swift
19 18 (1.55%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 102 (8.80%) Degree
2 33 (2.85%) AWS Certification
2 33 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 23 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
6 18 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
7 15 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.29%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.21%) CISSP
9 10 (0.86%) CISA
9 10 (0.86%) Master's Degree
10 9 (0.78%) Analytics IQ
10 9 (0.78%) CCSP
11 8 (0.69%) CISM
11 8 (0.69%) CLAS
11 8 (0.69%) CREST Certified
11 8 (0.69%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.69%) IISP
12 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.09%) QA
2 42 (3.62%) GDPR
3 33 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.85%) NIST
4 21 (1.81%) Accessibility
5 18 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.55%) IASME
5 18 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (1.12%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.86%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.69%) GRC
8 8 (0.69%) ISAE 3402
8 8 (0.69%) ISO 31000
8 8 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.43%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.43%) SLA
10 4 (0.35%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.26%) NCSC
12 2 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 245 (21.14%) Docker
2 54 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.21%) Varnish
5 13 (1.12%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.86%) VirtualBox
7 9 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.69%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.43%) vSphere
10 4 (0.35%) iptables
10 4 (0.35%) NFS
10 4 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.26%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.086%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.086%) vCloud
13 1 (0.086%) Xen
Systems Management
1 281 (24.25%) Kubernetes
2 191 (16.48%) Terraform
3 110 (9.49%) Ansible
4 70 (6.04%) Puppet
5 67 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (5.00%) Grafana
7 20 (1.73%) CASB
8 18 (1.55%) Prometheus
8 18 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
9 16 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (1.21%) SCCM
11 11 (0.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 11 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (0.78%) Matomo
13 8 (0.69%) Jamf Pro
13 8 (0.69%) Nessus
13 8 (0.69%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 7 (0.60%) Istio
14 7 (0.60%) Knative
15 6 (0.52%) Kibana
Vendors
1 228 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.30%) Apple
3 72 (6.21%) Oracle
4 61 (5.26%) Adobe
5 47 (4.06%) Facebook
6 40 (3.45%) VMware
7 39 (3.36%) Red Hat
8 27 (2.33%) SAP
9 24 (2.07%) Meraki
10 22 (1.90%) Rackspace
10 22 (1.90%) Splunk
11 20 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.64%) Cloudera
13 18 (1.55%) Hortonworks
14 17 (1.47%) Teradata
15 15 (1.29%) Atlassian
15 15 (1.29%) Cisco
15 15 (1.29%) Citrix
15 15 (1.29%) Dynatrace
15 15 (1.29%) Okta