The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 64 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 31 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.60% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.03% 3.85% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -36.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
PaaS
Wales

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

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
129 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.83% 5.15% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 114 48 26
Average salary £43,500 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,200 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PaaS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

PaaS Salary Trend in South Wales

PaaS
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

PaaS Salary Histogram in South Wales

PaaS
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Torfaen +7 30 £48,250 +34.02%
Monmouthshire - 1 £43,500 -
PaaS
Wales

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 70 (97.22%) E-Commerce
1 70 (97.22%) Data Mining
1 70 (97.22%) Advertising
1 70 (97.22%) Marketing
1 70 (97.22%) Big Data
1 70 (97.22%) Mobile Marketing
2 32 (44.44%) Linux
3 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
5 17 (23.61%) Java
6 16 (22.22%) SQL
6 16 (22.22%) Windows
7 15 (20.83%) C
8 14 (19.44%) Apache
8 14 (19.44%) ETL
8 14 (19.44%) Scrum
9 13 (18.06%) ITIL
10 12 (16.67%) Web Services
10 12 (16.67%) C++
11 11 (15.28%) UNIX
11 11 (15.28%) Product Management
12 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
12 10 (13.89%) IBM
12 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
13 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (12.50%) Python
14 8 (11.11%) HTML
14 8 (11.11%) Perl

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (19.44%) Apache
2 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.33%) MPLS
2 6 (8.33%) BGP
2 6 (8.33%) Internet
2 6 (8.33%) IPv4
2 6 (8.33%) IPv6
2 6 (8.33%) VPLS
3 5 (6.94%) HTTP
4 4 (5.56%) SAN
4 4 (5.56%) NAS
5 2 (2.78%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.78%) DNS
5 2 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.39%) RSVP
6 1 (1.39%) OSPF
6 1 (1.39%) SSL
6 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (97.22%) Data Mining
1 70 (97.22%) Big Data
2 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.11%) VoltDB
4 4 (5.56%) MySQL
5 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.17%) Informix
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.39%) Moq
2 1 (1.39%) MSTest
2 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (97.22%) Advertising
1 70 (97.22%) Marketing
2 19 (26.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) Product Manager
3 10 (13.89%) Software Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (13.89%) Administrator
4 6 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Operations Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (5.56%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.56%) UI Programmer
7 3 (4.17%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (4.17%) Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) Web Services
2 8 (11.11%) HTML
3 7 (9.72%) HTML5
4 6 (8.33%) XML
5 5 (6.94%) CSS
6 4 (5.56%) SOAP
6 4 (5.56%) REST
6 4 (5.56%) CSS3
7 3 (4.17%) Pthreads
7 3 (4.17%) POSIX
8 2 (2.78%) .NET
8 2 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.78%) PCRE
9 1 (1.39%) SignalR
9 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.39%) WinForms
9 1 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Linux
2 16 (22.22%) Windows
3 11 (15.28%) UNIX
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.78%) CentOS
7 2 (2.78%) Android
8 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (97.22%) E-Commerce
1 70 (97.22%) Mobile Marketing
2 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) ETL
3 14 (19.44%) Scrum
4 13 (18.06%) ITIL
5 11 (15.28%) Product Management
6 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.11%) Low Latency
9 7 (9.72%) Line Management
9 7 (9.72%) User Stories
9 7 (9.72%) Operations Management
9 7 (9.72%) Migration
10 6 (8.33%) Network Architecture
10 6 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.56%) Business Development
12 3 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (4.17%) Manual Testing
12 3 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) Java
2 16 (22.22%) SQL
3 15 (20.83%) C
4 12 (16.67%) C++
5 9 (12.50%) Python
6 8 (11.11%) Perl
6 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.78%) C#
8 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) CCIE
1 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.17%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) CCNP
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
3 2 (2.78%) MCSA
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) Xen
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) Squid
4 1 (1.39%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) IBM
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) Sencha
6 1 (1.39%) EMC