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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 239 234 247
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.058% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.17% 2.78% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 2
Average salary £65,000 £86,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.63% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £83,250 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £89,250 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £56,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
-7.07% +10.24%
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
312 144 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.19% 2.10% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 234 126 73
Average salary £44,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.65% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,450 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -3 8 £53,500 -37.97% 1
Cheshire -7 4 £72,500 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (62.50%) Web Services
1 10 (62.50%) IaaS
2 9 (56.25%) SOA
3 8 (50.00%) SaaS
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) REST
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) OAuth
6 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) SABSA
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (25.00%) SAML
6 4 (25.00%) Internet
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security
6 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) IaaS
2 8 (50.00%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
1 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) RSpec
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 5 (31.25%) WCF
2 5 (31.25%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) OAuth
3 4 (25.00%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) SAML
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
5 1 (6.25%) WF
5 1 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) Memcached
5 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) SOA
2 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) SABSA
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Haskell
3 1 (6.25%) Erlang
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) F#
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Delphi
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Embarcadero
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
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