The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +1.81%
PaaS
UK

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

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
143 55 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.94% 1.78% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91 42 71
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PaaS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PaaS Salary Trend in Scotland

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (87.50%) SaaS
1 7 (87.50%) IaaS
2 6 (75.00%) Line Management
2 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (12.50%) AMQP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (12.50%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) SaaS
1 7 (87.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
2 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (12.50%) Heroku
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Head of IT
1 6 (75.00%) Head of Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) SOA
1 6 (75.00%) TOGAF
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (75.00%) Line Management
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Google