The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 250 240 261
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.059% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.13% 2.90% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 2
Average salary £67,500 £82,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +43.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £72,500 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £88,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +1.81%
PaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
320 138 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.33% 2.03% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 252 124 76
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PaaS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PaaS Salary Trend in the North West

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

PaaS Salary Histogram in the North West

PaaS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 5 £65,000 -21.21% 3
Cheshire -18 4 £72,500 - 4
Lancashire - 1 - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) SOA
2 9 (60.00%) IaaS
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) SaaS
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) VPN
6 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (26.67%) SAML
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Information Security
6 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) OAuth
6 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
6 4 (26.67%) SABSA
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) IaaS
2 8 (53.33%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
1 4 (26.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) RSpec
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) WCF
2 5 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) OAuth
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) SAML
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
5 1 (6.67%) WF
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Memcached
5 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) SOA
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) SABSA
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) Kanban
8 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
8 1 (6.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Haskell
3 1 (6.67%) Erlang
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) F#
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Delphi
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Embarcadero
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
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Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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