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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 469 605 679
Rank change year-on-year
+136 +74
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 523 325 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.80% 4.50% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 365 229 176
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £41,342
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £75,000 £100,000
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
9017 7221 5033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.22% 6.16% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7291 5771 4319
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +133 481 £60,000 +14.28% 46
London +31 203 £65,000 +14.03% 15
South East +72 117 £55,000 +22.22% 13
South West +46 62 £63,750 +59.37% 11
Bristol - 52 £67,500 - 4
Berkshire +29 43 £62,750 +0.40% 5
East of England +2 37 £70,000 +59.09% 2
Hampshire +15 32 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Reading +26 28 £67,500 +1.88% 4
Farnborough -6 28 £60,000 +9.09%
Wales +11 25 £51,250 +42.36%
Surrey +15 24 £55,000 +37.50% 2
City of London +11 22 £72,500 +26.08% 4
South Wales +14 20 £51,250 +42.36%
Cwmbran +9 20 £51,250 +42.36%
Torfaen +9 20 £51,250 +42.36%
Hertfordshire -16 19 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Midlands +2 17 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Yorkshire +17 16 £60,000 +33.33%
Bedfordshire - 15 £80,000 -
North West +16 14 £75,000 +48.51%
Luton - 14 £80,000 -
Watford -2 13 £46,250 -
North Yorkshire - 13 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 12 £38,000 - 4
Cheshire - 12 £77,500 -
Middlesbrough - 12 £65,000 -
Leatherhead - 12 £55,000 -
Warwickshire -9 10 £45,000 -18.18%
North East -4 9 £37,500 -0.13% 1

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 461 (50.00%) SaaS
2 411 (44.58%) IaaS
3 366 (39.70%) Linux
4 306 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
5 261 (28.31%) Amazon AWS
6 216 (23.43%) Java
7 195 (21.15%) VMware
8 191 (20.72%) DevOps
9 190 (20.61%) Python
10 177 (19.20%) Oracle
11 175 (18.98%) Windows
12 171 (18.55%) Puppet
13 165 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
14 161 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 160 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 158 (17.14%) E-Commerce
17 147 (15.94%) Apache
18 144 (15.62%) JavaScript
19 143 (15.51%) Finance
20 142 (15.40%) Microsoft
21 139 (15.08%) Web Services
22 134 (14.53%) Data Centre
23 133 (14.43%) ITIL
24 131 (14.21%) Degree
25 130 (14.10%) Firewall
26 129 (13.99%) Cloud Computing
27 128 (13.88%) Jenkins
28 127 (13.77%) MySQL
29 125 (13.56%) SOA
30 123 (13.34%) Cisco

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 147 (15.94%) Apache
2 94 (10.20%) OpenStack
3 83 (9.00%) Elasticsearch
4 66 (7.16%) Tomcat
5 55 (5.97%) WebSphere
6 54 (5.86%) Node.js
7 50 (5.42%) WebLogic
8 48 (5.21%) IIS
9 47 (5.10%) Apache Solr
10 45 (4.88%) nginx
11 30 (3.25%) MS Exchange
12 22 (2.39%) SharePoint
13 18 (1.95%) JBoss
14 17 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
15 14 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (1.41%) Confluence
16 13 (1.41%) CMS
17 9 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.98%) Eucalyptus
17 9 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 74 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.04%) MS Office
3 10 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) SPSS
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (2.28%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 461 (50.00%) SaaS
2 411 (44.58%) IaaS
3 261 (28.31%) Amazon AWS
4 160 (17.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 129 (13.99%) Cloud Computing
6 66 (7.16%) Office 365
7 50 (5.42%) Heroku
8 34 (3.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 33 (3.58%) Google App Engine
10 19 (2.06%) HP Helion
11 17 (1.84%) Amazon S3
12 16 (1.74%) Google Apps
13 15 (1.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 14 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (1.41%) GitHub
16 12 (1.30%) Route 53
16 12 (1.30%) Terremark
17 9 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
18 5 (0.54%) Force.com
19 4 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 130 (14.10%) Firewall
2 60 (6.51%) WAN
3 58 (6.29%) DNS
4 57 (6.18%) LAN
5 53 (5.75%) TCP/IP
6 50 (5.42%) Internet
7 45 (4.88%) VoIP
8 42 (4.56%) VPN
9 38 (4.12%) HTTP
10 36 (3.90%) Network Security
11 32 (3.47%) SAN
12 27 (2.93%) DHCP
13 23 (2.49%) Unified Communications
14 21 (2.28%) PBX
15 19 (2.06%) SMTP
15 19 (2.06%) SSL
16 18 (1.95%) HTTPS
16 18 (1.95%) MPLS
17 17 (1.84%) ISDN
18 14 (1.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (13.77%) MySQL
2 116 (12.58%) SQL Server
3 97 (10.52%) Big Data
4 87 (9.44%) MongoDB
5 71 (7.70%) NoSQL
6 62 (6.72%) Oracle Database
7 48 (5.21%) Data Mining
8 47 (5.10%) Hadoop
9 38 (4.12%) Relational Database
10 32 (3.47%) Couchbase
11 28 (3.04%) MemSQL
12 27 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
14 16 (1.74%) DB2
15 13 (1.41%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
17 10 (1.08%) VoltDB
18 9 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 128 (13.88%) Jenkins
2 122 (13.23%) Git (software)
3 60 (6.51%) TeamCity
4 56 (6.07%) Subversion
5 49 (5.31%) Maven
6 30 (3.25%) Hudson
7 28 (3.04%) Gerrit
8 25 (2.71%) Ant
9 24 (2.60%) Gradle
10 19 (2.06%) Artifactory
11 18 (1.95%) JIRA
12 17 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (1.19%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.08%) Mocha
14 10 (1.08%) RSpec
15 9 (0.98%) JUnit
16 8 (0.87%) Jasmine
17 7 (0.76%) Selenium
18 6 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
19 5 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 143 (15.51%) Finance
2 86 (9.33%) Telecoms
2 86 (9.33%) Retail
3 82 (8.89%) Marketing
4 66 (7.16%) Advertising
5 42 (4.56%) Banking
6 29 (3.15%) Automotive
7 28 (3.04%) Manufacturing
8 26 (2.82%) Electronics
9 12 (1.30%) Games
9 12 (1.30%) Legal
10 11 (1.19%) Law
11 9 (0.98%) Publishing
12 7 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.76%) Online Betting
13 6 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.65%) Back Office
14 3 (0.33%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) Local Government
15 2 (0.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 195 (21.15%) Architect
2 125 (13.56%) Developer
3 65 (7.05%) Solutions Architect
4 58 (6.29%) Consultant
4 58 (6.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 57 (6.18%) Analyst
6 56 (6.07%) Cloud Architect
7 50 (5.42%) Administrator
8 45 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 43 (4.66%) Systems Engineer
10 41 (4.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 38 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
12 33 (3.58%) Java Developer
13 32 (3.47%) Linux Administrator
14 30 (3.25%) Technical Architect
15 29 (3.15%) Enterprise Architect
16 28 (3.04%) Operations Manager
16 28 (3.04%) Senior Developer
17 27 (2.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 27 (2.93%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (15.08%) Web Services
2 114 (12.36%) .NET
3 94 (10.20%) Middleware
4 89 (9.65%) CSS
5 85 (9.22%) HTML
6 72 (7.81%) XML
7 68 (7.38%) ASP.NET
8 61 (6.62%) AngularJS
9 50 (5.42%) Oracle Fusion
10 45 (4.88%) RESTful
11 42 (4.56%) jQuery
12 40 (4.34%) LAMP
13 36 (3.90%) Spring
14 31 (3.36%) REST
15 29 (3.15%) Akka
16 28 (3.04%) JSON
17 27 (2.93%) SOAP
18 26 (2.82%) WebCenter
19 23 (2.49%) HTML5
19 23 (2.49%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 134 (14.53%) Data Centre
2 82 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 77 (8.35%) Public Cloud
4 75 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (7.48%) Management Information System
6 59 (6.40%) Private Cloud
7 49 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (3.25%) Clustering
9 28 (3.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 26 (2.82%) BBC
10 26 (2.82%) Blackberry
11 20 (2.17%) SWIFT
12 15 (1.63%) User Experience
12 15 (1.63%) BYOD
13 14 (1.52%) Digital Media
14 13 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
15 12 (1.30%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.30%) EFT
15 12 (1.30%) Wiki
16 11 (1.19%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 366 (39.70%) Linux
2 175 (18.98%) Windows
3 109 (11.82%) UNIX
4 61 (6.62%) Ubuntu
5 55 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (3.80%) CentOS
8 29 (3.15%) Debian
8 29 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (2.49%) Oracle Linux
10 21 (2.28%) Android
11 15 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (1.19%) VMS
13 6 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.54%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.33%) SUSE
16 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (20.72%) DevOps
3 158 (17.14%) E-Commerce
4 133 (14.43%) ITIL
5 125 (13.56%) SOA
6 123 (13.34%) Open Source
7 102 (11.06%) CRM
8 101 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
9 99 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
10 95 (10.30%) Configuration Management
11 94 (10.20%) Project Management
12 83 (9.00%) Mentoring
13 79 (8.57%) Scrum
14 78 (8.46%) Change Management
15 74 (8.03%) Migration
16 68 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 67 (7.27%) TOGAF
18 66 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
19 63 (6.83%) Software Engineering
20 62 (6.72%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 216 (23.43%) Java
2 190 (20.61%) Python
3 144 (15.62%) JavaScript
4 103 (11.17%) SQL
5 101 (10.95%) Ruby
6 77 (8.35%) Perl
7 65 (7.05%) C#
8 64 (6.94%) PHP
8 64 (6.94%) Bash Shell
9 62 (6.72%) Shell Script
10 49 (5.31%) Scala
11 38 (4.12%) Clojure
12 22 (2.39%) C
12 22 (2.39%) C++
13 21 (2.28%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.95%) Jython
15 8 (0.87%) T-SQL
16 7 (0.76%) Groovy
17 5 (0.54%) XAML
17 5 (0.54%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 131 (14.21%) Degree
2 49 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (4.99%) CCNA
4 29 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 27 (2.93%) MCSE
6 19 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.63%) CCNP
8 15 (1.63%) CISSP
9 13 (1.41%) VCP5
10 9 (0.98%) HP ASE
11 8 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.87%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.76%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (0.54%) EMC Certification
14 4 (0.43%) CCA
14 4 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.64%) QA
2 17 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.43%) COBIT
4 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 161 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (7.16%) Active Directory
3 60 (6.51%) KVM
4 44 (4.77%) Docker
5 41 (4.45%) Oracle RAC
6 38 (4.12%) VirtualBox
7 32 (3.47%) Varnish
8 30 (3.25%) vSphere
9 28 (3.04%) vCloud
10 26 (2.82%) GlusterFS
10 26 (2.82%) Samba
11 25 (2.71%) Hyper-V
12 23 (2.49%) Xen
13 22 (2.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 19 (2.06%) VMware ESX
15 18 (1.95%) LXC
16 8 (0.87%) Terminal Services
17 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
18 2 (0.22%) Firmware
18 2 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 171 (18.55%) Puppet
2 165 (17.90%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (5.42%) Graphite
4 37 (4.01%) logstash
5 35 (3.80%) Nagios
6 33 (3.58%) ZABBIX
6 33 (3.58%) Vagrant
7 32 (3.47%) Ansible
8 28 (3.04%) HAProxy
9 26 (2.82%) Kibana
9 26 (2.82%) StatsD
10 18 (1.95%) Oracle Identity Management
11 17 (1.84%) Cacti
11 17 (1.84%) Ganglia
12 14 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 14 (1.52%) SCCM
13 10 (1.08%) SCOM
14 9 (0.98%) Salt
14 9 (0.98%) OpenView
15 8 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 195 (21.15%) VMware
2 177 (19.20%) Oracle
3 142 (15.40%) Microsoft
4 123 (13.34%) Cisco
5 76 (8.24%) Red Hat
6 71 (7.70%) HP
7 52 (5.64%) Google
8 41 (4.45%) Rackspace
9 40 (4.34%) hybris
10 35 (3.80%) Citrix
10 35 (3.80%) IBM
11 30 (3.25%) EMC
12 28 (3.04%) Juniper
13 27 (2.93%) NetApp
13 27 (2.93%) New Relic
14 26 (2.82%) CheckPoint
14 26 (2.82%) Dell
15 23 (2.49%) SAP
16 22 (2.39%) ATG
16 22 (2.39%) 3PAR
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38,000 per annum plus share options
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum 50% OTE (uncapped), Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Montash
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent package, including stock available for the right
Posted: Yesterday
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum depending on exp + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £34k - 57.5k per year + Car allowance, medical, pension, 36 days hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum £22,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus stock options
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
London
J & C Associates
Salary: To £75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38,000 per annum plus share options
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: 12%
Posted: 8 days ago