The first table below looks at the demand for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 699 689 752
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +63
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 239 201 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.41% 5.16% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 189 169 116
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £83,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +30.00%
Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5419 3896 2984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.42% 3.45% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4525 3328 2588
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PaaS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK.

PaaS Salary Trend in the UK

PaaS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 within the UK.

PaaS Salary Histogram in the UK

PaaS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +9 227 £61,250 +2.08% 32
London -21 133 £67,500 +12.50% 14
South East +20 64 £55,000 - 8
Hampshire +10 35 £57,500 +43.75% 4
City of London -10 34 £67,500 +12.50% 8
Farnborough +8 28 £47,500 +22.58% 3
Berkshire +18 19 £57,500 -19.29% 3
Reading +13 14 £60,000 -27.27% 1
East of England -3 11 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Surrey +6 10 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Scotland - 9 £75,000 -
Essex -26 6 £65,000 +8.33%
South West - 5 £40,000 -
East Midlands -25 4 £32,000 -54.28%
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
Watford - 4 - - 1
Wokingham - 4 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £75,000 -
Egham - 3 - -
Bicester - 3 £45,000 -
Swansea - 3 £37,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £32,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £40,000 -
Leicester - 3 £32,000 -
Wales - 3 £37,500 - 2
West Wales - 3 £37,500 - 1
Basildon +2 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Birmingham +1 2 £67,500 -6.89%
West Midlands +1 2 £67,500 -6.89%

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 229 (63.26%) SaaS
2 183 (50.55%) IaaS
3 110 (30.39%) Linux
4 96 (26.52%) Windows
5 89 (24.59%) MySQL
6 88 (24.31%) VMware
7 85 (23.48%) Microsoft
8 83 (22.93%) Opscode Chef
9 82 (22.65%) Puppet
10 77 (21.27%) Java
11 75 (20.72%) PHP
12 74 (20.44%) .NET
12 74 (20.44%) UNIX
12 74 (20.44%) Git (software)
13 69 (19.06%) Web Services
14 68 (18.78%) Microsoft Azure
15 66 (18.23%) Subversion
15 66 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
16 65 (17.96%) Open Source
17 63 (17.40%) TDD
18 62 (17.13%) Ruby
19 58 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 57 (15.75%) Configuration Management
20 57 (15.75%) LAMP
21 55 (15.19%) Apache
22 54 (14.92%) Cloud Computing
23 52 (14.36%) Cisco
24 51 (14.09%) Drupal
25 50 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
26 49 (13.54%) MongoDB

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 55 (15.19%) Apache
2 51 (14.09%) Drupal
3 39 (10.77%) IIS
4 34 (9.39%) Apache Solr
5 24 (6.63%) Tomcat
6 23 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (6.35%) nginx
7 19 (5.25%) WebSphere
8 18 (4.97%) SharePoint
9 16 (4.42%) Cloud Foundry
10 11 (3.04%) OpenStack
11 10 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (2.49%) Eucalyptus
13 7 (1.93%) Node.js
13 7 (1.93%) MS Exchange
14 6 (1.66%) Lync
15 5 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (1.10%) Alfresco
16 4 (1.10%) CloudStack
17 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.55%) MS Project
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (4.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 229 (63.26%) SaaS
2 183 (50.55%) IaaS
3 68 (18.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (14.92%) Cloud Computing
5 38 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
6 36 (9.94%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (4.70%) Joyent
8 13 (3.59%) Heroku
9 8 (2.21%) GitHub
9 8 (2.21%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.55%) Office 365
10 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.55%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.28%) Force.com
11 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.67%) DNS
2 27 (7.46%) Firewall
3 22 (6.08%) SAN
4 21 (5.80%) LDAP
5 18 (4.97%) LAN
6 17 (4.70%) Internet
7 16 (4.42%) WAN
8 14 (3.87%) HTTP
9 13 (3.59%) VPN
10 11 (3.04%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.04%) NAS
10 11 (3.04%) Unified Communications
11 10 (2.76%) DHCP
12 8 (2.21%) Network Security
13 6 (1.66%) VLAN
14 5 (1.38%) VoIP
14 5 (1.38%) SSL
15 4 (1.10%) IPsec
16 3 (0.83%) WiMAX
16 3 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (24.59%) MySQL
2 49 (13.54%) MongoDB
3 47 (12.98%) SQL Server
4 35 (9.67%) NoSQL
5 27 (7.46%) Big Data
6 24 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (5.80%) Hadoop
8 15 (4.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (3.87%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.93%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.93%) Redis
14 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database
16 4 (1.10%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 74 (20.44%) Git (software)
2 66 (18.23%) Subversion
3 37 (10.22%) PHPUnit
4 17 (4.70%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (3.87%) JIRA
7 13 (3.59%) RSpec
8 11 (3.04%) NUnit
9 9 (2.49%) Bugzilla
9 9 (2.49%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.21%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.66%) Maven
12 4 (1.10%) Selenium
12 4 (1.10%) JUnit
12 4 (1.10%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.55%) MSTest
14 2 (0.55%) Moq
15 1 (0.28%) IntelliJ
General
1 29 (8.01%) Finance
2 20 (5.52%) Telecoms
2 20 (5.52%) Marketing
3 12 (3.31%) Local Government
4 11 (3.04%) Retail
5 10 (2.76%) Billing
5 10 (2.76%) Back Office
6 9 (2.49%) Advertising
6 9 (2.49%) Music Industry
7 6 (1.66%) Games
8 3 (0.83%) Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (24.59%) Architect
2 84 (23.20%) Developer
3 37 (10.22%) Drupal Developer
4 32 (8.84%) Consultant
5 30 (8.29%) Web Engineer
6 27 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (7.18%) Cloud Architect
8 24 (6.63%) Web Developer
9 22 (6.08%) Sales Consultant
9 22 (6.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 22 (6.08%) IT Architect
9 22 (6.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (5.25%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
10 19 (5.25%) Technical Consultant
11 16 (4.42%) Programmer
12 15 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (4.14%) Administrator
13 14 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (3.31%) Web Programmer
15 11 (3.04%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (20.44%) .NET
2 69 (19.06%) Web Services
3 57 (15.75%) LAMP
4 34 (9.39%) HTML
5 31 (8.56%) CSS
6 29 (8.01%) Spring
7 26 (7.18%) Middleware
8 24 (6.63%) WCF
8 24 (6.63%) jQuery
9 23 (6.35%) ActiveMQ
9 23 (6.35%) ASP.NET
10 21 (5.80%) RESTful
11 20 (5.52%) XML
11 20 (5.52%) SOAP
12 17 (4.70%) J2EE
12 17 (4.70%) Memcached
13 16 (4.42%) REST
13 16 (4.42%) Ruby on Rails
14 14 (3.87%) Ajax
15 13 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.96%) Open Source
2 37 (10.22%) Taxonomies
3 20 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.52%) Grid Computing
4 15 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.59%) Digital Media
7 10 (2.76%) Web 2.0
8 9 (2.49%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.93%) Blog
10 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.38%) Social Media
12 4 (1.10%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.10%) Clustering
13 3 (0.83%) Tandem
13 3 (0.83%) Replication
13 3 (0.83%) iPhone
14 2 (0.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 110 (30.39%) Linux
2 96 (26.52%) Windows
3 74 (20.44%) UNIX
4 16 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.87%) Ubuntu
6 10 (2.76%) Debian
7 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.38%) Android
9 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.10%) Gentoo
9 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.10%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.10%) HPUX
10 2 (0.55%) VMS
10 2 (0.55%) SUSE
11 1 (0.28%) MVS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
2 63 (17.40%) TDD
3 57 (15.75%) Configuration Management
4 50 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (12.71%) Automated Testing
5 46 (12.71%) ITIL
5 46 (12.71%) Unit Testing
6 45 (12.43%) Project Management
7 44 (12.15%) BDD
8 39 (10.77%) SOA
9 37 (10.22%) Content Management
10 31 (8.56%) MVC
11 30 (8.29%) Scrum
12 29 (8.01%) CRM
13 28 (7.73%) Technical Architecture
14 26 (7.18%) OO
15 25 (6.91%) Service Delivery
15 25 (6.91%) TOGAF
16 24 (6.63%) Kanban
17 21 (5.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (21.27%) Java
2 75 (20.72%) PHP
3 62 (17.13%) Ruby
4 47 (12.98%) SQL
5 45 (12.43%) JavaScript
6 42 (11.60%) Python
7 39 (10.77%) C#
8 36 (9.94%) Perl
9 21 (5.80%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.49%) C++
11 7 (1.93%) C
12 6 (1.66%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.38%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.10%) PHP5
15 3 (0.83%) Delphi
16 2 (0.55%) Groovy
17 1 (0.28%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 30 (8.29%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.91%) Degree
3 14 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.21%) CCNA
6 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.83%) MCITP
6 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.83%) MCP
6 3 (0.83%) MCSA
7 2 (0.55%) CCIE
7 2 (0.55%) CCNP
7 2 (0.55%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.55%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.42%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (16.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.94%) Varnish
3 19 (5.25%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.70%) vSphere
5 12 (3.31%) KVM
6 10 (2.76%) vCloud
7 9 (2.49%) Samba
8 4 (1.10%) XenServer
8 4 (1.10%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.28%) XenApp
10 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 83 (22.93%) Opscode Chef
2 82 (22.65%) Puppet
3 25 (6.91%) Nagios
4 15 (4.14%) ZABBIX
5 13 (3.59%) HAProxy
6 11 (3.04%) Cacti
7 10 (2.76%) Ganglia
7 10 (2.76%) OpenView
8 9 (2.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 9 (2.49%) StatsD
9 7 (1.93%) CFEngine
9 7 (1.93%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.66%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.38%) SCCM
11 5 (1.38%) AppManager
12 3 (0.83%) Zenoss
13 1 (0.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.28%) Nessus
13 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 88 (24.31%) VMware
2 85 (23.48%) Microsoft
3 52 (14.36%) Cisco
4 39 (10.77%) Citrix
5 37 (10.22%) Rackspace
6 29 (8.01%) Oracle
7 21 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (5.80%) Juniper
8 19 (5.25%) EMC
9 18 (4.97%) HP
10 17 (4.70%) Siebel
11 16 (4.42%) SAP
12 13 (3.59%) TIBCO
12 13 (3.59%) New Relic
13 12 (3.31%) Apple
13 12 (3.31%) IBM
14 11 (3.04%) BMC
14 11 (3.04%) Splunk
14 11 (3.04%) Google
15 10 (2.76%) Dell
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £180000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £160000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum (DOE) + exceptional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car allowance & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea
Kainos
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 7 days ago
Durham
Durham University
Salary: £30728 - £36661
Posted: 12 days ago
Durham
Durham University
Salary: £37756 - £45053
Posted: 12 days ago