The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 153 192 183
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -9
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 23 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.100% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.64% 1.96% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £72,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.93% +3.57%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
PaaS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
301 204 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.26% 5.08% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 253 168 113
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -13.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PaaS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS across the Manchester region.

PaaS Salary Trend in Manchester

PaaS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

PaaS Salary Histogram in Manchester

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS.

1 22 (95.65%) SaaS
2 21 (91.30%) Java
2 21 (91.30%) SOA
3 20 (86.96%) XML
3 20 (86.96%) Scrum
3 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (86.96%) Maven
3 20 (86.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (86.96%) JSON
3 20 (86.96%) QA
3 20 (86.96%) Test Scripting
3 20 (86.96%) Git (software)
3 20 (86.96%) Docker
3 20 (86.96%) Microservices
4 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
4 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
4 13 (56.52%) DevOps
4 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (52.17%) Mule
5 12 (52.17%) Web Development
5 12 (52.17%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (52.17%) Amazon S3
5 12 (52.17%) Open Source
5 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
5 12 (52.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (52.17%) Physical Data Model
5 12 (52.17%) Apache Thrift
5 12 (52.17%) git-flow
5 12 (52.17%) Data Transformation

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (56.52%) WebSphere
2 12 (52.17%) Apache
2 12 (52.17%) Mule
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 22 (95.65%) SaaS
2 20 (86.96%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (52.17%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (52.17%) Amazon S3
3 12 (52.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (34.78%) GitHub
5 3 (13.04%) IaaS
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SPDY
2 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (52.17%) Couchbase
2 12 (52.17%) Hazelcast
3 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Git (software)
1 20 (86.96%) Maven
2 12 (52.17%) git-flow
2 12 (52.17%) Hudson
2 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
3 8 (34.78%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
1 19 (82.61%) Software Developer
2 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
3 12 (52.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 12 (52.17%) Java Engineer
3 12 (52.17%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
4 11 (47.83%) Java Software Developer
4 11 (47.83%) SOA Developer
5 8 (34.78%) UI Developer
5 8 (34.78%) UI/UX Developer
5 8 (34.78%) UX Developer
6 7 (30.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (30.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Engineer
6 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 7 (30.43%) Web UI Developer
6 7 (30.43%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) JSON
1 20 (86.96%) XML
2 12 (52.17%) Apache Avro
2 12 (52.17%) Apache Camel
2 12 (52.17%) Apache Thrift
2 12 (52.17%) EDI
2 12 (52.17%) JMS
2 12 (52.17%) Middleware
2 12 (52.17%) Protocol Buffers
2 12 (52.17%) SOAP
2 12 (52.17%) ZeroMQ
3 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
3 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) CSS3
3 8 (34.78%) D3.js
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) HTML5
3 8 (34.78%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (34.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Algorithms
2 8 (34.78%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) SOA
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) Microservices
2 20 (86.96%) Scrum
2 20 (86.96%) Test Scripting
3 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (56.52%) DevOps
3 13 (56.52%) Software Engineering
4 12 (52.17%) Data Modelling
4 12 (52.17%) Data Transformation
4 12 (52.17%) Open Source
4 12 (52.17%) Physical Data Model
4 12 (52.17%) Web Development
5 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
6 8 (34.78%) BDD
6 8 (34.78%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (34.78%) Mobile Development
6 8 (34.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (34.78%) UX Design
6 8 (34.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Google
1 12 (52.17%) webMethods
1 12 (52.17%) WSO2
2 8 (34.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Siebel
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO