The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 224 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 20 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.087% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.92% 2.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £250,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+525.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £56,250 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.16%
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 South West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
338 168 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.47% 2.94% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 277 138 117
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,000 £55,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PaaS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PaaS Salary Trend in the South West

PaaS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Bristol +18 20 £250,000 +284.61% 3
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 21 (72.41%) Java
1 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
1 21 (72.41%) Linux
1 21 (72.41%) Python
2 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 20 (68.97%) Hadoop
3 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (51.72%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (48.28%) Vagrant
4 14 (48.28%) SaaS
4 14 (48.28%) PHP
4 14 (48.28%) SOA
4 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) Degree
5 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (44.83%) VMware
5 13 (44.83%) Puppet
6 12 (41.38%) KVM
6 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
6 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
6 12 (41.38%) Perl
7 9 (31.03%) HTML
7 9 (31.03%) CSS
7 9 (31.03%) Ruby
7 9 (31.03%) NoSQL
8 8 (27.59%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (27.59%) Node.js
8 8 (27.59%) REST
8 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
8 8 (27.59%) Redis

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (27.59%) Drupal
1 8 (27.59%) WordPress
1 8 (27.59%) nginx
1 8 (27.59%) Node.js
2 7 (24.14%) OpenStack
3 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
3 6 (20.69%) Apache
3 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (48.28%) SaaS
3 8 (27.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (27.59%) Google App Engine
4 7 (24.14%) IaaS
4 7 (24.14%) HP Helion
5 1 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (3.45%) Heroku
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) Hadoop
2 9 (31.03%) NoSQL
3 8 (27.59%) Redis
3 8 (27.59%) Neo4j
3 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
3 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (27.59%) MySQL
3 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (27.59%) MariaDB
3 8 (27.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (24.14%) Hudson
2 7 (24.14%) Gradle
2 7 (24.14%) Artifactory
2 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) Ant
2 7 (24.14%) Maven
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (20.69%) Electronics
1 6 (20.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Principal Software Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Development Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) Senior Manager
5 6 (20.69%) Operations Manager
5 6 (20.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) CSS
2 8 (27.59%) Hibernate
2 8 (27.59%) Spring
2 8 (27.59%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (27.59%) REST
2 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
2 8 (27.59%) Ember.js
2 8 (27.59%) JPA
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (24.14%) Middleware
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) CGI
4 6 (20.69%) LAMP
4 6 (20.69%) WebCenter
4 6 (20.69%) MCollective
5 1 (3.45%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (24.14%) Open Source
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (24.14%) Public Cloud
3 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) SOA
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Mentoring
3 8 (27.59%) OO PHP
3 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 8 (27.59%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
4 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.69%) Change Management
5 6 (20.69%) Identity Management
5 6 (20.69%) Data Management
5 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
5 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Java
1 21 (72.41%) JavaScript
1 21 (72.41%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) PHP
3 12 (41.38%) Perl
4 9 (31.03%) Ruby
5 7 (24.14%) Scala
5 7 (24.14%) Clojure
6 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
6 6 (20.69%) Jython
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PhD
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (41.38%) KVM
3 7 (24.14%) Docker
4 6 (20.69%) LXC
4 6 (20.69%) VirtualBox
4 6 (20.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (20.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (48.28%) Vagrant
3 13 (44.83%) Puppet
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (20.69%) Graphite
5 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Google
4 7 (24.14%) Rackspace
4 7 (24.14%) HP
5 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago