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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 576 747 730
Rank change year-on-year
+171 -17
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 329 132 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.34% 2.85% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 260 109 151
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,250 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%

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
6163 4630 3917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.58% 4.30% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5073 3815 3411
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.46%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
England +134 274 £53,750 +2.38% 31
London +73 157 £62,500 +4.16% 13
South East +32 66 £47,000 -6.00% 8
Wales +51 45 £42,500 +14.86% 2
South Wales +43 41 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Torfaen +21 41 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Cwmbran +21 41 £42,500 +14.86% 1
City of London +29 24 £62,500 +8.69% 4
Surrey +15 23 £47,250 -2.57% 3
Hampshire -10 20 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Yorkshire -7 13 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire - 13 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 13 £35,000 - 1
East of England -14 10 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Farnborough +9 9 £65,000 +34.02%
Bristol +1 9 £60,000 +24.99% 2
South West -8 9 £60,000 +24.99% 2
East Sussex - 9 £60,000 -
Berkshire +7 8 £47,500 -9.52% 3
West Yorkshire +6 8 £50,000 -9.09%
Reading +4 8 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Bexhill-On-Sea - 8 - -
Leeds 0 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Egham -2 6 £47,000 -
North West -13 6 £60,000 -14.28% 4
Hertfordshire - 6 £70,000 -
East Midlands +18 5 £52,500 +16.66%
Watford - 5 £60,000 -
Cambridge +4 4 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £30,000 -

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 348 (53.87%) IaaS
2 301 (46.59%) SaaS
3 248 (38.39%) Linux
4 233 (36.07%) Windows
5 205 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (25.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 151 (23.37%) Microsoft
8 147 (22.76%) Web Services
9 142 (21.98%) Java
10 133 (20.59%) VMware
11 130 (20.12%) SQL Server
12 129 (19.97%) Puppet
13 126 (19.50%) .NET
14 120 (18.58%) SQL
15 112 (17.34%) Opscode Chef
16 104 (16.10%) JavaScript
16 104 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 104 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
17 103 (15.94%) Git (software)
18 99 (15.33%) MySQL
19 96 (14.86%) SOA
20 95 (14.71%) DevOps
21 93 (14.40%) Migration
22 91 (14.09%) HTML
23 86 (13.31%) C#
24 85 (13.16%) CSS
24 85 (13.16%) Finance
25 84 (13.00%) Cisco
26 83 (12.85%) Scrum
26 83 (12.85%) Cloud Computing

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 76 (11.76%) Apache
2 66 (10.22%) IIS
3 51 (7.89%) nginx
4 44 (6.81%) BizTalk Server
5 42 (6.50%) Tomcat
5 42 (6.50%) SharePoint
6 39 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (5.11%) Apache Solr
8 27 (4.18%) MS Exchange
9 25 (3.87%) Node.js
10 21 (3.25%) OpenStack
11 19 (2.94%) JBoss
12 15 (2.32%) Lync
13 13 (2.01%) Drupal
14 12 (1.86%) WebSphere
15 10 (1.55%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.39%) WebLogic
17 8 (1.24%) WordPress
18 7 (1.08%) Alfresco
19 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 61 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.72%) MS Office
3 10 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Revit
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 40 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 8 (1.24%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 348 (53.87%) IaaS
2 301 (46.59%) SaaS
3 167 (25.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 104 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
5 83 (12.85%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (5.88%) Heroku
7 32 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (4.80%) Google App Engine
9 27 (4.18%) Office 365
10 15 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.70%) GitHub
11 11 (1.70%) Google Apps
12 8 (1.24%) Force.com
12 8 (1.24%) Terremark
13 7 (1.08%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.77%) Google Compute Engine
15 4 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.62%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.62%) Route 53
16 3 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (10.84%) Firewall
2 59 (9.13%) WAN
3 56 (8.67%) VPN
4 45 (6.97%) SAN
5 39 (6.04%) LAN
6 36 (5.57%) Internet
7 33 (5.11%) DNS
8 31 (4.80%) MPLS
9 29 (4.49%) TCP/IP
10 25 (3.87%) NAS
11 22 (3.41%) HTTP
11 22 (3.41%) VoIP
12 21 (3.25%) Network Security
13 18 (2.79%) DHCP
14 16 (2.48%) LDAP
15 13 (2.01%) SSL
16 12 (1.86%) Wireless
16 12 (1.86%) OpenLDAP
17 11 (1.70%) IPsec
17 11 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 99 (15.33%) MySQL
3 76 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 66 (10.22%) Big Data
5 38 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 34 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 33 (5.11%) Data Mining
8 32 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (3.87%) Hadoop
10 24 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (2.79%) RDBMS
13 15 (2.32%) DB2
13 15 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
14 14 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (1.70%) Redis
16 9 (1.39%) Neo4j
17 8 (1.24%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 103 (15.94%) Git (software)
2 70 (10.84%) Jenkins
3 59 (9.13%) Subversion
4 38 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (4.64%) TeamCity
6 28 (4.33%) NUnit
6 28 (4.33%) Visual Studio
7 24 (3.72%) JIRA
8 13 (2.01%) RSpec
9 12 (1.86%) Maven
10 11 (1.70%) Mercurial
11 9 (1.39%) Bugzilla
12 7 (1.08%) MSTest
12 7 (1.08%) Moq
13 5 (0.77%) PHPUnit
14 4 (0.62%) JUnit
14 4 (0.62%) Grunt
14 4 (0.62%) Yeoman
15 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 85 (13.16%) Finance
2 55 (8.51%) Marketing
3 46 (7.12%) Retail
4 44 (6.81%) Advertising
5 25 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.56%) Music Industry
7 14 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.39%) Games
9 8 (1.24%) Banking
10 6 (0.93%) Automotive
11 3 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Military
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (24.92%) Architect
2 134 (20.74%) Developer
3 61 (9.44%) Solutions Architect
4 53 (8.20%) Cloud Architect
5 36 (5.57%) Software Engineer
6 31 (4.80%) Consultant
7 30 (4.64%) Administrator
8 29 (4.49%) .NET Developer
8 29 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (4.33%) Java Developer
10 26 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 25 (3.87%) Analyst
12 22 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (3.25%) Web Engineer
14 20 (3.10%) Operations Engineer
15 18 (2.79%) Infrastructure Architect
15 18 (2.79%) Chief Technology Officer
16 17 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
16 17 (2.63%) Technical Manager
16 17 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (22.76%) Web Services
2 126 (19.50%) .NET
3 91 (14.09%) HTML
4 85 (13.16%) CSS
5 78 (12.07%) XML
6 54 (8.36%) AngularJS
7 51 (7.89%) jQuery
8 48 (7.43%) HTML5
9 47 (7.28%) ASP.NET
10 45 (6.97%) WCF
11 35 (5.42%) Backbone.js
12 31 (4.80%) Django
13 30 (4.64%) SOAP
14 29 (4.49%) REST
15 28 (4.33%) RESTful
16 27 (4.18%) XSD
16 27 (4.18%) XSL
17 25 (3.87%) JSON
18 24 (3.72%) J2EE
19 22 (3.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.43%) Open Source
2 38 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.33%) Blackberry
4 27 (4.18%) Clustering
4 27 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.56%) User Experience
7 19 (2.94%) Digital Media
7 19 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.55%) Replication
9 9 (1.39%) Visualisation
10 8 (1.24%) iSeries
10 8 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.24%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.08%) CMDB
11 7 (1.08%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.93%) EPoS
12 6 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (0.77%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 248 (38.39%) Linux
2 233 (36.07%) Windows
3 60 (9.29%) UNIX
4 53 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (6.04%) Ubuntu
7 37 (5.73%) Android
7 37 (5.73%) Apple iOS
8 32 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (4.33%) Debian
10 18 (2.79%) CentOS
11 12 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.70%) AIX
13 10 (1.55%) Windows Phone
14 9 (1.39%) VMS
14 9 (1.39%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.77%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.62%) SUSE
17 3 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (14.86%) SOA
3 95 (14.71%) DevOps
4 93 (14.40%) Migration
5 83 (12.85%) Scrum
6 80 (12.38%) CRM
7 76 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 72 (11.15%) ITIL
9 54 (8.36%) Software Engineering
10 53 (8.20%) TOGAF
11 51 (7.89%) TDD
12 48 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
13 44 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
14 43 (6.66%) OO
14 43 (6.66%) Configuration Management
15 40 (6.19%) MVC
15 40 (6.19%) Mobile Marketing
16 39 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (5.73%) Unit Testing
18 35 (5.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 142 (21.98%) Java
2 120 (18.58%) SQL
3 104 (16.10%) JavaScript
4 86 (13.31%) C#
5 75 (11.61%) PHP
6 72 (11.15%) Python
7 69 (10.68%) Ruby
8 40 (6.19%) Perl
9 37 (5.73%) Bash Shell
10 25 (3.87%) C
10 25 (3.87%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.94%) C++
12 17 (2.63%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.24%) Scala
15 4 (0.62%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.62%) Groovy
16 3 (0.46%) Korn
16 3 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (9.91%) Degree
2 31 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 29 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (4.33%) MCSE
5 25 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (3.25%) CCNA
7 10 (1.55%) RHCE
8 9 (1.39%) CCNP
9 8 (1.24%) CCIE
9 8 (1.24%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.77%) ISEB
10 5 (0.77%) MCSA
11 4 (0.62%) MCITP
11 4 (0.62%) VCP4
11 4 (0.62%) VCP5
12 3 (0.46%) CISSP
12 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.31%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.04%) QA
2 16 (2.48%) SLA
3 8 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 104 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (10.06%) Active Directory
3 60 (9.29%) vSphere
4 33 (5.11%) Hyper-V
5 29 (4.49%) Samba
5 29 (4.49%) Varnish
5 29 (4.49%) KVM
6 26 (4.02%) vCloud
7 15 (2.32%) NFS
8 13 (2.01%) Xen
9 12 (1.86%) Firmware
10 10 (1.55%) XenApp
11 8 (1.24%) NDS
12 7 (1.08%) VMware ESX
12 7 (1.08%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.93%) Docker
13 6 (0.93%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.46%) Squid
Systems Management
1 129 (19.97%) Puppet
2 112 (17.34%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (5.73%) logstash
4 33 (5.11%) ZABBIX
5 29 (4.49%) Kibana
6 28 (4.33%) Graphite
6 28 (4.33%) StatsD
6 28 (4.33%) HAProxy
7 25 (3.87%) SCCM
8 24 (3.72%) Nagios
9 19 (2.94%) Vagrant
10 15 (2.32%) Red Hat Satellite
11 14 (2.17%) Ansible
12 12 (1.86%) Cacti
13 10 (1.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 7 (1.08%) Graylog2
14 7 (1.08%) SCOM
15 6 (0.93%) CFEngine
15 6 (0.93%) Tivoli
16 4 (0.62%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 151 (23.37%) Microsoft
2 133 (20.59%) VMware
3 84 (13.00%) Cisco
4 71 (10.99%) Oracle
5 67 (10.37%) HP
6 52 (8.05%) Google
7 49 (7.59%) Red Hat
8 40 (6.19%) Dell
9 36 (5.57%) IBM
10 34 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (5.11%) Apple
12 30 (4.64%) Juniper
12 30 (4.64%) New Relic
13 25 (3.87%) Citrix
14 24 (3.72%) SAP
15 23 (3.56%) Sony
15 23 (3.56%) Toshiba
16 20 (3.10%) EMC
17 14 (2.17%) Rackspace
18 13 (2.01%) Avaya
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits, bonus,
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 7 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
learndirect
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 15 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £90000 - £180000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago