The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 385 526 673
Rank change year-on-year
+141 +147
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 722 519 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.23% 5.40% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 550 361 223
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%

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

Cloud Services Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
11593 9606 7877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.81% 8.71% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9848 7797 6330
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +116 622 £65,000 +8.33% 87
London +121 320 £70,000 +7.69% 55
South East +31 111 £55,000 - 12
City of London +103 66 £70,000 - 12
West Midlands +41 54 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Surrey +55 45 £62,500 +13.63% 3
Birmingham +34 41 £61,250 +44.11%
South West -1 38 £47,500 -25.49% 3
Scotland +36 35 - -
Glasgow +27 35 - -
Yorkshire +53 34 £56,500 -5.83% 3
West Yorkshire +48 33 £56,500 +50.66% 3
Hampshire -2 29 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Berkshire -9 26 £55,000 -12.35% 3
East of England +24 24 £67,500 -15.62% 3
East Midlands +21 19 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Bristol -16 19 £80,000 +18.51%
Leeds +43 18 £52,500 +40.00% 1
North West +25 18 £61,000 -18.66% 2
Farnborough -1 18 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Reading +2 17 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Somerset +3 13 £47,500 - 1
South Wales -1 12 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Wales -16 12 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Bradford - 12 £80,000 - 1
Egham - 12 £70,000 -
Hertfordshire +12 9 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Cwmbran -2 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Torfaen -2 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Nottingham +23 7 £37,500 -

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PaaS.

1 799 (59.32%) IaaS
2 589 (43.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 547 (40.61%) Amazon AWS
4 505 (37.49%) Agile Software Development
5 494 (36.67%) SaaS
6 378 (28.06%) Linux
7 371 (27.54%) Microsoft
8 357 (26.50%) Java
9 351 (26.06%) DevOps
10 336 (24.94%) Finance
11 308 (22.87%) Windows
12 288 (21.38%) Data Centre
13 277 (20.56%) VMware
14 257 (19.08%) Degree
15 248 (18.41%) ITIL
16 243 (18.04%) Python
17 242 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
18 235 (17.45%) Puppet
18 235 (17.45%) Docker
19 234 (17.37%) SQL
20 214 (15.89%) Opscode Chef
21 213 (15.81%) Software Engineering
22 191 (14.18%) .NET
22 191 (14.18%) Oracle
23 185 (13.73%) SQL Server
24 183 (13.59%) TDD
25 174 (12.92%) C#
25 174 (12.92%) SOA
26 172 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
27 161 (11.95%) Unix

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 110 (8.17%) Apache
2 87 (6.46%) Cloud Foundry
3 81 (6.01%) OpenStack
4 72 (5.35%) SharePoint
5 71 (5.27%) Tomcat
6 65 (4.83%) IIS
7 37 (2.75%) JBoss
8 32 (2.38%) WebLogic
9 29 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (1.78%) nginx
11 23 (1.71%) WebSphere
12 22 (1.63%) MS Exchange
13 18 (1.34%) Skype for Business
14 17 (1.26%) CMS
15 16 (1.19%) Confluence
16 15 (1.11%) Apache Spark
16 15 (1.11%) Drupal
17 13 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
18 10 (0.74%) Apache Qpid
18 10 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 115 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (0.74%) MS Office
4 8 (0.59%) MS Project
5 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.04%) SAP ERP
2 14 (1.04%) SAP GRC
3 10 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.30%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.074%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.074%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.074%) RMDS
7 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 799 (59.32%) IaaS
2 589 (43.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 547 (40.61%) Amazon AWS
4 494 (36.67%) SaaS
5 134 (9.95%) Amazon EC2
6 84 (6.24%) OpenShift
7 68 (5.05%) Office 365
8 64 (4.75%) Cloud Computing
9 59 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 41 (3.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 38 (2.82%) Amazon S3
12 36 (2.67%) GitHub
13 35 (2.60%) Heroku
14 32 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
15 31 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 31 (2.30%) Google App Engine
16 23 (1.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 18 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
18 11 (0.82%) Force.com
19 10 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 85 (6.31%) Firewall
2 73 (5.42%) SAN
3 70 (5.20%) Internet
4 68 (5.05%) DNS
5 60 (4.45%) LAN
6 56 (4.16%) HTTP
7 52 (3.86%) VPN
8 50 (3.71%) TCP/IP
9 49 (3.64%) WAN
10 37 (2.75%) Network Security
11 29 (2.15%) DHCP
12 22 (1.63%) AMQP
13 19 (1.41%) VoIP
14 18 (1.34%) LDAP
15 17 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
15 17 (1.26%) IP Telephony
15 17 (1.26%) MPLS
16 16 (1.19%) Cisco IPT
17 13 (0.97%) SSL
18 11 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 141 (10.47%) MySQL
3 115 (8.54%) Big Data
4 106 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 66 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 63 (4.68%) DB2
7 55 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 50 (3.71%) Hadoop
9 44 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 39 (2.90%) Data Mining
11 35 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
11 35 (2.60%) Redis
12 31 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
13 30 (2.23%) Couchbase
13 30 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
15 23 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (1.71%) Apache Hive
16 21 (1.56%) Neo4j
16 21 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 124 (9.21%) Jenkins
2 112 (8.31%) Git (software)
3 52 (3.86%) Subversion
4 35 (2.60%) JIRA
5 25 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (1.78%) Maven
7 21 (1.56%) Vagrant
8 20 (1.48%) Visual Studio
9 19 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (1.34%) Selenium
10 18 (1.34%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.11%) JUnit
12 11 (0.82%) Gradle
13 10 (0.74%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.67%) NUnit
14 9 (0.67%) Travis CI
15 8 (0.59%) Bugzilla
15 8 (0.59%) GoCD
15 8 (0.59%) Trac
General
1 336 (24.94%) Finance
2 96 (7.13%) Retail
3 93 (6.90%) Banking
4 67 (4.97%) Publishing
5 62 (4.60%) Marketing
6 60 (4.45%) Telecoms
7 50 (3.71%) Advertising
8 48 (3.56%) Games
9 25 (1.86%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.48%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.34%) Legal
12 17 (1.26%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.89%) Law
13 12 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.82%) Billing
15 7 (0.52%) Back Office
16 5 (0.37%) iGaming
16 5 (0.37%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.37%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 448 (33.26%) Architect
2 209 (15.52%) Developer
3 161 (11.95%) Solutions Architect
4 130 (9.65%) Cloud Architect
5 105 (7.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 96 (7.13%) Consultant
7 90 (6.68%) Cloud Engineer
8 61 (4.53%) Senior Architect
9 56 (4.16%) Infrastructure Architect
10 54 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 49 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
11 49 (3.64%) Technical Architect
12 48 (3.56%) Software Engineer
13 47 (3.49%) Security Architect
14 46 (3.41%) Azure Architect
15 45 (3.34%) Azure Consultant
16 43 (3.19%) Enterprise Architect
16 43 (3.19%) Software Developer
17 40 (2.97%) Cloud Consultant
17 40 (2.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (14.18%) .NET
2 139 (10.32%) Web Services
3 129 (9.58%) HTML
4 115 (8.54%) Middleware
5 113 (8.39%) REST
6 87 (6.46%) CSS
7 73 (5.42%) HTML5
8 63 (4.68%) AngularJS
9 60 (4.45%) Node.js
10 56 (4.16%) jQuery
11 54 (4.01%) ASP.NET
12 53 (3.93%) RESTful
13 51 (3.79%) J2EE
13 51 (3.79%) LAMP
14 48 (3.56%) ASP.NET Web API
15 45 (3.34%) XML
16 43 (3.19%) SOAP
16 43 (3.19%) WCF
17 38 (2.82%) JSON
18 34 (2.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 288 (21.38%) Data Centre
2 132 (9.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 113 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
4 110 (8.17%) Computer Science
5 100 (7.42%) Public Cloud
6 75 (5.57%) Private Cloud
7 56 (4.16%) CMDB
8 54 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
9 51 (3.79%) Virtual Team
10 50 (3.71%) Mobile App
11 41 (3.04%) Visualisation
12 35 (2.60%) Cloud Native
13 26 (1.93%) Management Information System
14 23 (1.71%) User Experience
15 22 (1.63%) Algorithms
15 22 (1.63%) Replication
16 20 (1.48%) Streaming Video
17 18 (1.34%) Xbox
18 16 (1.19%) Blockchain
18 16 (1.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 378 (28.06%) Linux
2 308 (22.87%) Windows
3 161 (11.95%) Unix
4 123 (9.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 80 (5.94%) Windows Server
6 40 (2.97%) CentOS
7 35 (2.60%) Android
8 30 (2.23%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.93%) Mesosphere
10 24 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.97%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.74%) AIX
13 10 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.67%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.67%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.59%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.45%) Solaris
17 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (37.49%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (26.06%) DevOps
3 248 (18.41%) ITIL
4 213 (15.81%) Software Engineering
5 183 (13.59%) TDD
6 174 (12.92%) SOA
7 172 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 161 (11.95%) Presales
9 155 (11.51%) Project Management
10 143 (10.62%) Configuration Management
11 139 (10.32%) Service Delivery
12 136 (10.10%) TOGAF
13 132 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
14 127 (9.43%) E-Commerce
15 123 (9.13%) Open Source
16 114 (8.46%) CRM
17 113 (8.39%) Technical Architecture
18 110 (8.17%) Business Development
19 105 (7.80%) Capacity Planning
20 103 (7.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 357 (26.50%) Java
2 243 (18.04%) Python
3 234 (17.37%) SQL
4 174 (12.92%) C#
5 155 (11.51%) JavaScript
6 134 (9.95%) Ruby
7 115 (8.54%) PowerShell
8 113 (8.39%) Perl
9 63 (4.68%) Bash Shell
10 57 (4.23%) PHP
11 53 (3.93%) C
11 53 (3.93%) C++
12 38 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 32 (2.38%) Scala
14 25 (1.86%) Go
14 25 (1.86%) Objective-C
15 21 (1.56%) Groovy
16 19 (1.41%) T-SQL
17 16 (1.19%) R
18 15 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 257 (19.08%) Degree
2 67 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 66 (4.90%) ISEB
4 61 (4.53%) PMI Certification
5 56 (4.16%) PMP
6 50 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (3.41%) SC Cleared
8 21 (1.56%) MCSE
9 19 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (1.26%) CISSP
11 16 (1.19%) EMC Certification
12 11 (0.82%) BC Cleared
12 11 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.67%) CCNA
13 9 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (0.67%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.52%) CEH
15 6 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
15 6 (0.45%) CISM
16 4 (0.30%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (3.41%) QA
3 12 (0.89%) GCP
4 7 (0.52%) COBIT
4 7 (0.52%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.15%) COSO
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) GAMP
7 1 (0.074%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 242 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 235 (17.45%) Docker
3 131 (9.73%) Active Directory
4 108 (8.02%) Virtual Machines
5 64 (4.75%) Hyper-V
6 44 (3.27%) vSphere
7 40 (2.97%) XenApp
8 22 (1.63%) vCloud
9 19 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 18 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (1.11%) VMware ESX
12 14 (1.04%) KVM
12 14 (1.04%) VirtualBox
13 13 (0.97%) HDFS
14 12 (0.89%) Squid
14 12 (0.89%) Varnish
15 11 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.52%) NFS
17 7 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 235 (17.45%) Puppet
2 214 (15.89%) Opscode Chef
3 145 (10.76%) Ansible
4 103 (7.65%) SCVMM
5 64 (4.75%) Kubernetes
6 55 (4.08%) Mesos
7 53 (3.93%) Salt
8 44 (3.27%) SCOM
9 43 (3.19%) Nagios
10 41 (3.04%) SCCM
11 34 (2.52%) SCOrch
12 21 (1.56%) vRealize
13 19 (1.41%) rkt
14 18 (1.34%) EdgeSight
14 18 (1.34%) SCDPM
15 16 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 15 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
17 12 (0.89%) AirWatch
18 11 (0.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
19 10 (0.74%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 371 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 277 (20.56%) VMware
3 191 (14.18%) Oracle
4 135 (10.02%) Cisco
5 123 (9.13%) Citrix
6 121 (8.98%) IBM
7 87 (6.46%) HP
8 86 (6.38%) Google
8 86 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 81 (6.01%) EMC
10 68 (5.05%) NetApp
11 67 (4.97%) CheckPoint
12 61 (4.53%) BMC
13 57 (4.23%) Juniper
14 46 (3.41%) SAP
15 39 (2.90%) Splunk
16 25 (1.86%) Fiorano
17 19 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
18 17 (1.26%) ServiceNow
19 14 (1.04%) Atlassian
Oxfordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + OTE, Car, Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + car, pension, phone
Posted: 14 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, pension, phone
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 9 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum £25,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum £35,000 to £37,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + 15% flex benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30,000 to £35,000 Neg + Shft All £5
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 5% flex benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
PCR
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Next Ventures Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago