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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 67 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 27 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.20% 0.71% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.84% 9.30% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27 7 11
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -36.28%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £44,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -19.09%
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
97 86 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.89% 7.64% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 77 77 42
Average salary £37,500 £36,750 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -34.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,350 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,684
% change year-on-year
- +5.42%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +9 27 £47,500 +31.94%
PaaS
Wales

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 59 (98.33%) E-Commerce
1 59 (98.33%) Data Mining
1 59 (98.33%) Advertising
1 59 (98.33%) Marketing
1 59 (98.33%) Big Data
1 59 (98.33%) Mobile Marketing
2 35 (58.33%) Telecoms
3 32 (53.33%) Linux
4 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (28.33%) Scrum
6 16 (26.67%) C
7 14 (23.33%) Perl
7 14 (23.33%) SQL
7 14 (23.33%) UNIX
7 14 (23.33%) Python
7 14 (23.33%) Product Management
8 13 (21.67%) ITIL
8 13 (21.67%) ETL
8 13 (21.67%) C++
9 12 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 11 (18.33%) Line Management
10 11 (18.33%) Windows
10 11 (18.33%) Apache
11 10 (16.67%) Java
11 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
11 10 (16.67%) VoltDB
12 8 (13.33%) Web Services
13 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (11.67%) Migration
13 7 (11.67%) Manual Testing

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (18.33%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) IPv4
2 2 (3.33%) IPv6
2 2 (3.33%) MPLS
2 2 (3.33%) BGP
2 2 (3.33%) VPLS
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (98.33%) Data Mining
1 59 (98.33%) Big Data
2 12 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (16.67%) VoltDB
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 59 (98.33%) Advertising
1 59 (98.33%) Marketing
2 35 (58.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Product Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Database Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Operations Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Product Manager
6 4 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
7 3 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Head of Infrastructure
9 1 (1.67%) Agile Coach
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) Pthreads
2 2 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (3.33%) POSIX
2 2 (3.33%) PCRE
3 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.67%) HTML5
3 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.67%) SignalR
3 1 (1.67%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Linux
2 14 (23.33%) UNIX
3 11 (18.33%) Windows
4 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) E-Commerce
1 59 (98.33%) Mobile Marketing
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) Scrum
4 14 (23.33%) Product Management
5 13 (21.67%) ITIL
5 13 (21.67%) ETL
6 11 (18.33%) Line Management
7 7 (11.67%) Operations Management
7 7 (11.67%) Manual Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.67%) Migration
7 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.67%) Resource Management
9 4 (6.67%) Business Development
9 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) C
2 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) Python
2 14 (23.33%) Perl
3 13 (21.67%) C++
4 10 (16.67%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 6 (10.00%) Ruby
5 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) CCIE
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco
3 2 (3.33%) IBM