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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 221 214 224
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% 0.020% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.24% 0.90% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £48,250 £57,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.08% +91.66%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%
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
185 111 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.01% 2.19% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 140 92 115
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £33,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

PaaS Salary Histogram 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 2 October 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
Wiltshire - 4 £64,500 -
Bristol -5 1 £27,000 -53.04% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £40,000 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) SaaS
2 5 (55.56%) IaaS
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) PMI
5 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (11.11%) Liferay
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) SaaS
2 5 (55.56%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Heroku
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
General
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PMI
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) E-Learning
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) AppFog