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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 377 508 693
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +185
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 751 525 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.29% 5.49% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 581 361 221
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £88,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
11937 9571 7988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 8.75% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10137 7825 6306
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +118 668 £62,500 +4.16% 60
London +166 319 £65,000 - 35
South East +34 146 £55,000 - 14
West Midlands +24 57 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Hampshire +31 53 £52,500 -12.50% 6
City of London +91 50 £63,750 -15.00% 7
Surrey +48 48 £62,500 +13.63% 4
Birmingham +27 46 £60,000 +41.17% 1
South West -26 44 £52,500 -19.23% 1
North West +38 33 £60,000 -22.58% 4
East of England +33 33 £55,000 -2.22% 2
Berkshire -15 30 £55,000 -18.51% 3
Scotland +29 23 £42,500 -
Farnborough -1 23 £52,500 -12.50%
Glasgow +32 22 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +27 21 £63,750 +4.08% 1
Bristol -28 21 £80,000 +14.28%
West Yorkshire +29 19 £72,500 +48.71% 1
Reading +3 19 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Manchester +20 17 £60,000 -4.00% 2
East Midlands +18 17 £50,000 -9.09%
South Wales +5 16 £50,000 +8.10% 2
Wales 0 16 £50,000 +8.10% 2
Egham - 16 £70,000 -
Somerset -2 13 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Bradford - 13 £78,750 -
Merseyside - 13 £51,000 - 1
Liverpool - 13 £51,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +16 12 £49,000 -30.00%
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £55,000 +25.71% 2

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 839 (60.67%) IaaS
2 632 (45.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 584 (42.23%) Amazon AWS
4 557 (40.27%) SaaS
5 488 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 402 (29.07%) Linux
7 359 (25.96%) Microsoft
8 356 (25.74%) Finance
9 353 (25.52%) Java
10 343 (24.80%) DevOps
11 336 (24.30%) Windows
12 295 (21.33%) VMware
13 292 (21.11%) Data Centre
14 268 (19.38%) Degree
15 258 (18.66%) Python
16 251 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 250 (18.08%) SQL
18 239 (17.28%) ITIL
19 233 (16.85%) Puppet
20 223 (16.12%) Docker
21 214 (15.47%) .NET
22 210 (15.18%) C#
22 210 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
23 208 (15.04%) Software Engineering
24 201 (14.53%) Oracle
25 189 (13.67%) SQL Server
26 180 (13.02%) Presales
27 174 (12.58%) TDD
28 172 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
29 166 (12.00%) SOA

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 98 (7.09%) Apache
2 73 (5.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 67 (4.84%) OpenStack
4 64 (4.63%) IIS
5 62 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 62 (4.48%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.82%) JBoss
7 29 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (2.10%) WebLogic
8 25 (1.81%) nginx
8 25 (1.81%) WebSphere
9 21 (1.52%) MS Exchange
10 20 (1.45%) Skype for Business
11 14 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.01%) Drupal
12 13 (0.94%) Apache Spark
13 12 (0.87%) Apache Qpid
13 12 (0.87%) CMS
14 11 (0.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 9 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 128 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.58%) MS Office
4 7 (0.51%) MS Project
4 7 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (1.23%) SAP GRC
3 16 (1.16%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.72%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
9 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.072%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.072%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.072%) Magento
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.072%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 839 (60.67%) IaaS
2 632 (45.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 584 (42.23%) Amazon AWS
4 557 (40.27%) SaaS
5 149 (10.77%) Amazon EC2
6 85 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 77 (5.57%) Office 365
8 76 (5.50%) OpenShift
9 71 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
10 44 (3.18%) Amazon S3
11 40 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 37 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
13 35 (2.53%) Heroku
14 33 (2.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 30 (2.17%) GitHub
16 26 (1.88%) Google App Engine
17 24 (1.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 23 (1.66%) Apcera
19 14 (1.01%) Force.com
20 13 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 95 (6.87%) Firewall
2 72 (5.21%) DNS
3 71 (5.13%) SAN
4 63 (4.56%) VPN
5 61 (4.41%) HTTP
6 60 (4.34%) Internet
7 55 (3.98%) LAN
8 53 (3.83%) TCP/IP
9 48 (3.47%) WAN
10 38 (2.75%) Network Security
11 35 (2.53%) DHCP
12 25 (1.81%) VoIP
13 22 (1.59%) AMQP
14 20 (1.45%) MPLS
15 16 (1.16%) LDAP
16 13 (0.94%) SSL
16 13 (0.94%) VLAN
17 12 (0.87%) Cisco IPT
17 12 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
17 12 (0.87%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 137 (9.91%) MySQL
3 124 (8.97%) Big Data
4 117 (8.46%) NoSQL
5 68 (4.92%) MongoDB
6 61 (4.41%) DB2
7 54 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 47 (3.40%) Relational Database
9 43 (3.11%) Azure SQL Database
10 39 (2.82%) Hadoop
11 33 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (2.24%) Redis
13 30 (2.17%) Data Mining
14 27 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
15 25 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
15 25 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (1.59%) Couchbase
17 22 (1.59%) RDBMS
18 17 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 117 (8.46%) Jenkins
2 113 (8.17%) Git (software)
3 52 (3.76%) Subversion
4 31 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (2.10%) Visual Studio
6 27 (1.95%) JIRA
7 26 (1.88%) Selenium
8 21 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (1.52%) Maven
9 17 (1.23%) Vagrant
10 16 (1.16%) TeamCity
11 14 (1.01%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (0.80%) GoCD
13 9 (0.65%) Bugzilla
13 9 (0.65%) NUnit
13 9 (0.65%) Trac
14 8 (0.58%) JUnit
14 8 (0.58%) SpecFlow
15 7 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 356 (25.74%) Finance
2 87 (6.29%) Retail
3 76 (5.50%) Banking
4 63 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 61 (4.41%) Publishing
6 56 (4.05%) Marketing
7 53 (3.83%) Games
8 39 (2.82%) Advertising
9 25 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.66%) Legal
11 13 (0.94%) Billing
11 13 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.87%) Law
13 9 (0.65%) Online Betting
14 7 (0.51%) Back Office
14 7 (0.51%) Electronics
15 5 (0.36%) iGaming
16 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 444 (32.10%) Architect
2 226 (16.34%) Developer
3 171 (12.36%) Solutions Architect
4 132 (9.54%) Cloud Architect
5 114 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 101 (7.30%) Consultant
7 99 (7.16%) Cloud Engineer
8 74 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 62 (4.48%) Azure Architect
10 59 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
10 59 (4.27%) Senior Architect
11 53 (3.83%) .NET Developer
11 53 (3.83%) Azure Consultant
11 53 (3.83%) Technical Architect
12 48 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
13 46 (3.33%) Software Engineer
14 45 (3.25%) Cloud Consultant
14 45 (3.25%) Security Architect
15 40 (2.89%) Java Developer
16 39 (2.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (15.47%) .NET
2 141 (10.20%) Web Services
3 128 (9.26%) HTML
4 121 (8.75%) REST
5 103 (7.45%) Middleware
6 82 (5.93%) CSS
7 70 (5.06%) HTML5
8 68 (4.92%) ASP.NET
9 65 (4.70%) Node.js
10 63 (4.56%) AngularJS
11 57 (4.12%) RESTful
12 49 (3.54%) jQuery
13 47 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 46 (3.33%) LAMP
15 44 (3.18%) SOAP
16 42 (3.04%) WCF
17 39 (2.82%) J2EE
18 38 (2.75%) Spring
19 35 (2.53%) Apache Flex
20 33 (2.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 292 (21.11%) Data Centre
2 147 (10.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 126 (9.11%) Public Cloud
4 114 (8.24%) Computer Science
5 112 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (7.30%) Private Cloud
7 63 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (3.90%) CMDB
9 52 (3.76%) Visualisation
10 49 (3.54%) Mobile App
11 41 (2.96%) Virtual Team
12 26 (1.88%) Blockchain
12 26 (1.88%) User Experience
13 23 (1.66%) Management Information System
14 21 (1.52%) Cloud Native
15 20 (1.45%) Algorithms
15 20 (1.45%) Mathematics
16 17 (1.23%) Fintech
16 17 (1.23%) Streaming Video
16 17 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 402 (29.07%) Linux
2 336 (24.30%) Windows
3 156 (11.28%) Unix
4 125 (9.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 90 (6.51%) Windows Server
6 42 (3.04%) CentOS
7 34 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (1.95%) Android
10 22 (1.59%) Apple iOS
11 21 (1.52%) Mesosphere
12 18 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (1.01%) Solaris
14 11 (0.80%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.72%) CoreOS
15 10 (0.72%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.72%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.58%) AIX
17 7 (0.51%) OpenVMS
18 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (24.80%) DevOps
3 239 (17.28%) ITIL
4 208 (15.04%) Software Engineering
5 180 (13.02%) Presales
6 174 (12.58%) TDD
7 172 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
8 166 (12.00%) SOA
9 148 (10.70%) Project Management
10 138 (9.98%) Analytics
11 137 (9.91%) TOGAF
12 136 (9.83%) Configuration Management
13 134 (9.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 133 (9.62%) Open Source
14 133 (9.62%) Service Delivery
15 125 (9.04%) Technical Architecture
16 123 (8.89%) Business Development
17 117 (8.46%) CRM
18 115 (8.32%) E-Commerce
19 110 (7.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 353 (25.52%) Java
2 258 (18.66%) Python
3 250 (18.08%) SQL
4 210 (15.18%) C#
5 156 (11.28%) JavaScript
6 133 (9.62%) Ruby
7 120 (8.68%) PowerShell
8 105 (7.59%) Perl
9 70 (5.06%) PHP
10 64 (4.63%) Bash Shell
11 53 (3.83%) C++
12 47 (3.40%) C
13 35 (2.53%) Scala
14 30 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 28 (2.02%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.66%) Go
16 23 (1.66%) Groovy
17 21 (1.52%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.01%) R
19 13 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 268 (19.38%) Degree
2 98 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 68 (4.92%) ISEB
4 62 (4.48%) PMI Certification
4 62 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 57 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (3.90%) PMP
7 24 (1.74%) MCSE
8 23 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (1.59%) BC Cleared
10 20 (1.45%) EMC Certification
11 17 (1.23%) CISSP
12 13 (0.94%) CCNA
13 11 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.65%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.51%) CEH
16 6 (0.43%) CISM
17 5 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
17 5 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
18 4 (0.29%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (2.39%) QA
3 23 (1.66%) GCP
4 15 (1.08%) SLA
5 8 (0.58%) COBIT
6 5 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.22%) GAMP
8 2 (0.14%) COSO
8 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.072%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 251 (18.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 223 (16.12%) Docker
3 138 (9.98%) Active Directory
4 118 (8.53%) Virtual Machines
5 75 (5.42%) Hyper-V
6 43 (3.11%) vSphere
7 29 (2.10%) vCloud
7 29 (2.10%) XenApp
8 18 (1.30%) VMware ESX
9 16 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 14 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.94%) HDFS
11 13 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.87%) KVM
12 12 (0.87%) VirtualBox
13 11 (0.80%) Squid
13 11 (0.80%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.80%) Varnish
14 7 (0.51%) Firmware
15 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 233 (16.85%) Puppet
2 210 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
3 147 (10.63%) Ansible
4 113 (8.17%) SCVMM
5 67 (4.84%) Kubernetes
6 55 (3.98%) Mesos
7 54 (3.90%) Salt
8 42 (3.04%) SCOM
9 41 (2.96%) Nagios
10 38 (2.75%) SCCM
11 37 (2.68%) SCOrch
12 33 (2.39%) vRealize
13 20 (1.45%) SCDPM
14 19 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
15 18 (1.30%) rkt
16 16 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 15 (1.08%) AirWatch
18 13 (0.94%) EdgeSight
19 12 (0.87%) CFEngine
20 11 (0.80%) Kibana
Vendors
1 359 (25.96%) Microsoft
2 295 (21.33%) VMware
3 201 (14.53%) Oracle
4 135 (9.76%) Cisco
5 117 (8.46%) IBM
6 116 (8.39%) Citrix
7 92 (6.65%) Google
8 81 (5.86%) EMC
9 77 (5.57%) Red Hat
10 72 (5.21%) CheckPoint
11 66 (4.77%) NetApp
12 65 (4.70%) HP
13 61 (4.41%) Juniper
14 58 (4.19%) BMC
15 49 (3.54%) SAP
16 32 (2.31%) Splunk
17 25 (1.81%) Fiorano
18 22 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
19 16 (1.16%) ServiceNow
20 15 (1.08%) Atlassian
Liverpool, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 70k per year + amazing benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Concept Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Adteq Limited
Salary: allowances, bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + 15% flex benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 5% flex benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ark Workplace Risk
Salary: EMI Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Carlisle
Mason Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance of £4200
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 3 days ago