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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 192 253 244
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -9
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 39 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.071% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.99% 1.23% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 29 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £66,250 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £56,500 £71,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £88,250 £79,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
488 405 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 8.76% 5.76% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 417 340 188
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,550 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +39 23 £45,000 -37.93% 2
Merseyside +2 9 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 7 £37,500 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (67.50%) SaaS
2 23 (57.50%) Java
3 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) JSON
3 22 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (55.00%) Docker
4 21 (52.50%) SOA
5 20 (50.00%) XML
5 20 (50.00%) QA
5 20 (50.00%) Maven
5 20 (50.00%) Scrum
5 20 (50.00%) Microservices
5 20 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 20 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 20 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (45.00%) Middleware
7 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
7 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (37.50%) DevOps
8 14 (35.00%) Open Source
8 14 (35.00%) IaaS
8 14 (35.00%) WSO2
8 14 (35.00%) Apache
9 13 (32.50%) Windows
9 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
9 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
10 12 (30.00%) git-flow
10 12 (30.00%) Apache Thrift
10 12 (30.00%) Algorithms
10 12 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 14 (35.00%) Apache
3 12 (30.00%) Mule
4 8 (20.00%) Confluence
4 8 (20.00%) IIS
5 6 (15.00%) JBoss
5 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (5.00%) nginx
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (67.50%) SaaS
2 22 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (35.00%) IaaS
4 12 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (30.00%) Amazon S3
4 12 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (20.00%) GitHub
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.50%) Office 365
7 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) SAN
1 8 (20.00%) SPDY
2 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 2 (5.00%) LDAP
4 2 (5.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (30.00%) Couchbase
2 12 (30.00%) Hazelcast
3 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 20 (50.00%) Maven
2 12 (30.00%) git-flow
2 12 (30.00%) Hudson
2 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
1 19 (47.50%) Software Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Software Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Java Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (27.50%) Java Developer
4 11 (27.50%) Java Software Developer
4 11 (27.50%) SOA Developer
5 8 (20.00%) UI Developer
5 8 (20.00%) UI/UX Developer
5 8 (20.00%) UX Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (17.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) Web UI Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) JSON
2 20 (50.00%) XML
3 18 (45.00%) Middleware
4 12 (30.00%) Apache Avro
4 12 (30.00%) Apache Camel
4 12 (30.00%) Apache Thrift
4 12 (30.00%) EDI
4 12 (30.00%) JMS
4 12 (30.00%) Protocol Buffers
4 12 (30.00%) SOAP
4 12 (30.00%) ZeroMQ
5 10 (25.00%) HTML
5 10 (25.00%) HTML5
5 10 (25.00%) jQuery
6 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (20.00%) CSS
6 8 (20.00%) CSS3
6 8 (20.00%) D3.js
6 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (20.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (20.00%) User Experience
3 8 (20.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Unix
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) SOA
3 20 (50.00%) Microservices
3 20 (50.00%) Scrum
3 20 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (37.50%) DevOps
5 14 (35.00%) Open Source
6 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
7 12 (30.00%) Data Modelling
7 12 (30.00%) Data Transformation
7 12 (30.00%) Physical Data Model
7 12 (30.00%) Web Development
8 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
9 9 (22.50%) ITIL
9 9 (22.50%) Project Management
10 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (20.00%) Web Design
10 8 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.00%) Go
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Docker
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (20.00%) XenApp
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) EdgeSight
1 8 (20.00%) Nagios
1 8 (20.00%) SCOM
1 8 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.50%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) WSO2
2 12 (30.00%) Google
2 12 (30.00%) webMethods
3 8 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 8 (20.00%) Citrix
3 8 (20.00%) HP
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Siebel
8 1 (2.50%) TIBCO