The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 513 639 688
Rank change year-on-year
+126 +49
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 433 308 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.03% 4.36% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 330 228 162
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%

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
8602 7064 4621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.09% 6.01% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6889 5787 3946
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,339 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.12%

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 2 June 2015 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 2 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
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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
England +112 393 £62,500 +13.63% 88
London +76 222 £65,000 - 36
South East +15 84 £52,500 +16.66% 18
Berkshire +17 36 £52,500 -12.50% 7
Wales +28 29 £47,500 +31.94%
East of England +21 29 £80,000 +81.81% 4
South Wales +21 29 £47,500 +31.94%
Torfaen +8 29 £47,500 +31.94%
Cwmbran +8 29 £47,500 +31.94%
Hampshire -10 29 £47,500 +5.55% 3
South West +15 28 £55,000 -12.00% 14
Reading +14 24 £56,250 -13.46% 6
Bristol +15 22 £67,500 +3.84% 12
City of London +40 18 £75,000 +7.14% 14
Bedfordshire +29 14 £80,000 +6.66%
Hertfordshire +10 13 - - 1
Farnborough -27 13 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Luton - 12 £80,000 -
Watford +10 10 - -
Surrey +3 10 £55,000 +37.50% 5
North West +10 9 £71,500 +17.69% 1
Bracknell +22 8 £40,000 -46.66%
Buckinghamshire +9 8 £35,000 - 3
East Midlands +8 7 £55,000 +71.87% 1
Milton Keynes -7 7 £56,250 - 2
Cheshire - 7 £71,500 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £60,000 - 2
Northampton - 6 £55,000 -
Leatherhead - 5 £55,000 - 1

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

1 390 (47.91%) SaaS
2 371 (45.58%) IaaS
3 321 (39.43%) Linux
4 262 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
5 215 (26.41%) Amazon AWS
6 179 (21.99%) Windows
7 173 (21.25%) DevOps
8 171 (21.01%) Java
9 163 (20.02%) VMware
9 163 (20.02%) Opscode Chef
10 162 (19.90%) Microsoft
11 155 (19.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 155 (19.04%) Puppet
12 154 (18.92%) E-Commerce
13 145 (17.81%) Data Centre
14 143 (17.57%) Web Services
15 137 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
16 135 (16.58%) Apache
17 130 (15.97%) Python
18 125 (15.36%) Degree
19 123 (15.11%) Finance
19 123 (15.11%) .NET
20 118 (14.50%) SQL
20 118 (14.50%) Cloud Computing
21 117 (14.37%) SQL Server
21 117 (14.37%) SOA
22 115 (14.13%) Oracle
22 115 (14.13%) ITIL
23 114 (14.00%) UNIX
24 113 (13.88%) Cisco

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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
1 135 (16.58%) Apache
2 72 (8.85%) OpenStack
3 62 (7.62%) Elasticsearch
4 61 (7.49%) IIS
5 59 (7.25%) Tomcat
6 41 (5.04%) nginx
7 39 (4.79%) SharePoint
8 36 (4.42%) Apache Solr
9 32 (3.93%) Node.js
10 29 (3.56%) JBoss
11 28 (3.44%) MS Exchange
12 24 (2.95%) WebLogic
13 23 (2.83%) WebSphere
14 14 (1.72%) Drupal
14 14 (1.72%) Confluence
15 11 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
17 9 (1.11%) Eucalyptus
18 8 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 74 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.30%) MS Office
3 14 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 390 (47.91%) SaaS
2 371 (45.58%) IaaS
3 215 (26.41%) Amazon AWS
4 155 (19.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 118 (14.50%) Cloud Computing
6 71 (8.72%) Office 365
7 28 (3.44%) Heroku
8 22 (2.70%) Terremark
9 21 (2.58%) Google Apps
10 20 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (2.09%) Google App Engine
12 12 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (1.23%) Amazon S3
14 9 (1.11%) OpenShift
14 9 (1.11%) HP Helion
15 8 (0.98%) CloudFront
15 8 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 8 (0.98%) GitHub
16 6 (0.74%) Force.com
17 5 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 113 (13.88%) Firewall
2 53 (6.51%) WAN
3 51 (6.27%) LAN
3 51 (6.27%) TCP/IP
3 51 (6.27%) VPN
4 47 (5.77%) Internet
5 43 (5.28%) SAN
6 41 (5.04%) VoIP
7 40 (4.91%) DNS
8 35 (4.30%) HTTP
9 30 (3.69%) Network Security
10 25 (3.07%) MPLS
10 25 (3.07%) Unified Communications
11 24 (2.95%) HTTPS
12 19 (2.33%) SMTP
12 19 (2.33%) LDAP
13 18 (2.21%) PBX
14 17 (2.09%) FTP
15 14 (1.72%) ISDN
16 13 (1.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 106 (13.02%) MySQL
3 77 (9.46%) Big Data
4 67 (8.23%) MongoDB
5 63 (7.74%) Data Mining
6 51 (6.27%) NoSQL
7 42 (5.16%) Relational Database
8 27 (3.32%) DB2
9 26 (3.19%) Oracle Database
9 26 (3.19%) Hadoop
10 20 (2.46%) Couchbase
11 18 (2.21%) MemSQL
12 17 (2.09%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (1.23%) VoltDB
16 9 (1.11%) Redis
16 9 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
17 8 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
18 7 (0.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 106 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 88 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 48 (5.90%) TeamCity
4 39 (4.79%) Subversion
5 31 (3.81%) Maven
6 18 (2.21%) Gerrit
6 18 (2.21%) JIRA
7 13 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.47%) Gradle
8 12 (1.47%) Ant
9 10 (1.23%) Hudson
9 10 (1.23%) RSpec
10 9 (1.11%) Artifactory
11 8 (0.98%) Mercurial
11 8 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.74%) Mocha
13 6 (0.74%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.74%) NUnit
14 5 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 123 (15.11%) Finance
2 93 (11.43%) Marketing
3 77 (9.46%) Retail
4 76 (9.34%) Advertising
5 64 (7.86%) Telecoms
6 44 (5.41%) Banking
7 28 (3.44%) Automotive
7 28 (3.44%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.21%) Electronics
9 9 (1.11%) Law
10 8 (0.98%) Games
11 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.86%) Publishing
12 5 (0.61%) Legal
13 4 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.25%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.25%) Military
15 2 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 187 (22.97%) Architect
2 109 (13.39%) Developer
3 75 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
4 47 (5.77%) Administrator
5 46 (5.65%) Analyst
6 44 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
6 44 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
7 39 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 39 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
7 39 (4.79%) Consultant
8 38 (4.67%) Enterprise Architect
9 36 (4.42%) Software Engineer
10 32 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 30 (3.69%) Java Developer
11 30 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
12 27 (3.32%) Senior Developer
13 24 (2.95%) .NET Developer
13 24 (2.95%) Technical Manager
14 22 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
15 21 (2.58%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (17.57%) Web Services
2 123 (15.11%) .NET
3 69 (8.48%) ASP.NET
4 67 (8.23%) XML
5 63 (7.74%) Middleware
6 58 (7.13%) HTML
7 56 (6.88%) RESTful
8 54 (6.63%) CSS
9 39 (4.79%) LAMP
10 33 (4.05%) SOAP
11 31 (3.81%) ActiveMQ
12 30 (3.69%) Spring
13 29 (3.56%) jQuery
14 27 (3.32%) REST
15 22 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (2.58%) AngularJS
17 19 (2.33%) SAML
17 19 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
17 19 (2.33%) Akka
18 18 (2.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 145 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 68 (8.35%) Computer Science
3 62 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (7.13%) Management Information System
5 48 (5.90%) Public Cloud
6 44 (5.41%) Private Cloud
7 39 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (3.56%) Clustering
9 24 (2.95%) Blackberry
9 24 (2.95%) BBC
10 23 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
11 21 (2.58%) BYOD
12 20 (2.46%) SWIFT
13 19 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
14 18 (2.21%) iSeries
15 15 (1.84%) CMDB
16 14 (1.72%) Wiki
16 14 (1.72%) EPoS
17 13 (1.60%) E-Learning
17 13 (1.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 321 (39.43%) Linux
2 179 (21.99%) Windows
3 114 (14.00%) UNIX
4 69 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 66 (8.11%) Ubuntu
6 51 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (3.93%) CentOS
8 30 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (3.32%) Debian
10 18 (2.21%) VMS
11 11 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (1.11%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.11%) Android
13 7 (0.86%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.37%) AIX
17 2 (0.25%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (21.25%) DevOps
3 154 (18.92%) E-Commerce
4 117 (14.37%) SOA
5 115 (14.13%) ITIL
6 89 (10.93%) Scrum
7 87 (10.69%) Migration
7 87 (10.69%) Project Management
8 86 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (10.07%) Configuration Management
10 80 (9.83%) CRM
11 78 (9.58%) Open Source
12 73 (8.97%) TOGAF
13 69 (8.48%) Performance Tuning
14 67 (8.23%) Mentoring
15 66 (8.11%) MVC
16 63 (7.74%) Mobile Marketing
17 58 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
18 56 (6.88%) Change Management
19 53 (6.51%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 171 (21.01%) Java
2 130 (15.97%) Python
3 118 (14.50%) SQL
4 94 (11.55%) JavaScript
5 80 (9.83%) Ruby
6 72 (8.85%) C#
7 62 (7.62%) Perl
7 62 (7.62%) PHP
8 61 (7.49%) Bash Shell
9 53 (6.51%) Shell Script
10 35 (4.30%) PowerShell
11 34 (4.18%) Scala
12 32 (3.93%) C++
13 31 (3.81%) C
14 19 (2.33%) Clojure
15 8 (0.98%) Jython
16 6 (0.74%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.61%) Apex Code
18 4 (0.49%) XAML
19 2 (0.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 125 (15.36%) Degree
2 56 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (5.77%) CCNA
4 40 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (4.18%) MCSE
6 31 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (2.58%) Security Cleared
8 20 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.60%) CCNP
10 12 (1.47%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.23%) CISSP
12 9 (1.11%) PMI Certification
12 9 (1.11%) VCP5
13 8 (0.98%) MCITP
14 7 (0.86%) CCIE
15 6 (0.74%) HP AIS
16 5 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.49%) HP ASE
17 4 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.18%) QA
2 12 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.49%) SLA
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (9.95%) Active Directory
3 54 (6.63%) vSphere
4 39 (4.79%) KVM
5 32 (3.93%) Hyper-V
6 31 (3.81%) Varnish
7 27 (3.32%) VirtualBox
8 24 (2.95%) GlusterFS
8 24 (2.95%) Samba
9 23 (2.83%) Docker
10 19 (2.33%) Xen
10 19 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (2.21%) vCloud
12 17 (2.09%) VMware ESX
13 11 (1.35%) Apache Flume
13 11 (1.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.98%) LXC
14 8 (0.98%) Firmware
15 5 (0.61%) XenApp
16 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 163 (20.02%) Opscode Chef
2 155 (19.04%) Puppet
3 40 (4.91%) logstash
4 36 (4.42%) Graphite
5 35 (4.30%) Nagios
6 28 (3.44%) ZABBIX
7 27 (3.32%) Ansible
8 26 (3.19%) HAProxy
9 24 (2.95%) Kibana
9 24 (2.95%) StatsD
10 18 (2.21%) Vagrant
10 18 (2.21%) SCCM
11 14 (1.72%) Cacti
11 14 (1.72%) Ganglia
11 14 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
12 11 (1.35%) Graylog
13 9 (1.11%) OpenView
13 9 (1.11%) Tivoli
14 8 (0.98%) SCOM
14 8 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 163 (20.02%) VMware
2 162 (19.90%) Microsoft
3 115 (14.13%) Oracle
4 113 (13.88%) Cisco
5 84 (10.32%) Red Hat
6 58 (7.13%) HP
7 45 (5.53%) Google
8 39 (4.79%) IBM
8 39 (4.79%) Citrix
9 38 (4.67%) Rackspace
10 35 (4.30%) hybris
11 28 (3.44%) SAP
12 26 (3.19%) New Relic
12 26 (3.19%) Juniper
13 24 (2.95%) Dell
14 23 (2.83%) NetApp
15 20 (2.46%) 3PAR
15 20 (2.46%) CheckPoint
16 19 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
17 18 (2.21%) Avaya
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus & Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £86000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago