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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 542 745 665
Rank change year-on-year
+203 -80
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 389 149 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.59% 3.17% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 288 119 189
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%

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
6960 4702 3739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.50% 4.39% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5554 3876 3182
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

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 March 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 March 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 +195 341 £60,000 - 49
London +118 188 £65,000 - 16
South East +8 67 £52,500 -12.50% 15
Wales +15 39 £47,500 +26.66% 1
South Wales - 39 £47,500 - 1
Torfaen - 38 £47,500 -
Cwmbran - 38 £47,500 -
Berkshire +6 25 £52,500 -4.54% 9
City of London +20 24 £77,500 +14.81% 8
Reading +1 21 £51,250 -6.81% 6
Surrey +15 20 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Yorkshire +16 17 £52,500 -4.54%
South West +7 17 £60,000 +49.99% 8
Bristol +7 17 £60,000 +24.99% 7
East of England +6 15 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Hampshire -4 13 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Sheffield - 10 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 9 - - 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 9 - -
East Midlands +32 8 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands -18 8 £32,500 -53.57% 2
West Yorkshire -1 7 £55,250 +0.45%
Northamptonshire - 7 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +10 6 £57,500 -
North West -8 6 £72,500 -3.33% 3
Warwickshire - 6 £32,500 -
Northampton - 6 £52,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 6 £32,500 -
Leeds +3 5 £54,000 -1.81%

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 350 (49.65%) IaaS
2 349 (49.50%) SaaS
3 272 (38.58%) Linux
4 216 (30.64%) Windows
5 215 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
6 161 (22.84%) Java
7 156 (22.13%) Web Services
8 149 (21.13%) VMware
9 148 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
10 144 (20.43%) Microsoft
11 137 (19.43%) Puppet
12 134 (19.01%) SQL
13 123 (17.45%) E-Commerce
14 118 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 117 (16.60%) Opscode Chef
16 116 (16.45%) DevOps
17 114 (16.17%) Git (software)
18 112 (15.89%) JavaScript
19 111 (15.74%) SQL Server
20 108 (15.32%) UNIX
21 104 (14.75%) .NET
22 98 (13.90%) Degree
23 97 (13.76%) SOA
24 92 (13.05%) Apache
25 91 (12.91%) Python
25 91 (12.91%) Finance
25 91 (12.91%) Marketing
26 89 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
27 88 (12.48%) Big Data
27 88 (12.48%) Firewall

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 92 (13.05%) Apache
2 60 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 48 (6.81%) IIS
4 44 (6.24%) SharePoint
4 44 (6.24%) OpenStack
5 37 (5.25%) nginx
6 34 (4.82%) JBoss
7 29 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (3.40%) Node.js
10 22 (3.12%) Apache Solr
11 21 (2.98%) MS Exchange
12 16 (2.27%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.99%) WebLogic
14 13 (1.84%) Drupal
15 10 (1.42%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.28%) WordPress
17 8 (1.13%) Lync
18 7 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
19 6 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 56 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.98%) MS Office
3 10 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
2 5 (0.71%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 350 (49.65%) IaaS
2 349 (49.50%) SaaS
3 148 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 89 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
5 86 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (6.38%) Heroku
7 36 (5.11%) Office 365
8 34 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 29 (4.11%) Google App Engine
10 21 (2.98%) Terremark
11 18 (2.55%) GitHub
12 15 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (1.99%) Google Apps
14 11 (1.56%) Amazon S3
15 10 (1.42%) Force.com
16 8 (1.13%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.85%) Route 53
17 6 (0.85%) CloudFront
18 5 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
19 4 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (12.48%) Firewall
2 60 (8.51%) SAN
3 51 (7.23%) TCP/IP
4 47 (6.67%) VPN
5 44 (6.24%) WAN
6 40 (5.67%) DNS
7 39 (5.53%) Internet
8 38 (5.39%) HTTP
9 33 (4.68%) LAN
10 27 (3.83%) MPLS
11 25 (3.55%) NAS
12 24 (3.40%) VoIP
13 17 (2.41%) Network Security
14 16 (2.27%) DHCP
15 15 (2.13%) SSL
15 15 (2.13%) VLAN
16 14 (1.99%) FTP
16 14 (1.99%) Unified Communications
17 13 (1.84%) LDAP
18 12 (1.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 88 (12.48%) Big Data
3 75 (10.64%) MySQL
4 62 (8.79%) MongoDB
5 57 (8.09%) Data Mining
6 40 (5.67%) NoSQL
7 39 (5.53%) Relational Database
8 32 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (3.97%) Hadoop
10 23 (3.26%) DB2
11 22 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (2.70%) RDBMS
13 18 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.56%) Redis
17 10 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 8 (1.13%) MariaDB
19 8 (1.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 114 (16.17%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.66%) Jenkins
3 38 (5.39%) Subversion
4 36 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (2.84%) JIRA
5 20 (2.84%) Visual Studio
6 19 (2.70%) Maven
7 17 (2.41%) Mercurial
8 15 (2.13%) NUnit
9 12 (1.70%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.56%) RSpec
11 7 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.71%) Hudson
12 5 (0.71%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.57%) JUnit
13 4 (0.57%) Grunt
13 4 (0.57%) Yeoman
13 4 (0.57%) Gradle
14 3 (0.43%) Artifactory
General
1 91 (12.91%) Finance
1 91 (12.91%) Marketing
2 70 (9.93%) Advertising
3 47 (6.67%) Retail
4 33 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.97%) Banking
6 17 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.28%) Electronics
8 8 (1.13%) Automotive
8 8 (1.13%) Games
9 6 (0.85%) Law
10 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.43%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.28%) Military
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 165 (23.40%) Architect
2 135 (19.15%) Developer
3 70 (9.93%) Solutions Architect
4 43 (6.10%) Administrator
4 43 (6.10%) Cloud Architect
5 42 (5.96%) Systems Administrator
6 41 (5.82%) Software Engineer
7 40 (5.67%) Java Developer
8 32 (4.54%) Consultant
9 31 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
10 30 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
11 29 (4.11%) Senior Developer
12 27 (3.83%) Enterprise Architect
13 24 (3.40%) Analyst
14 21 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
15 20 (2.84%) Cloud Engineer
16 19 (2.70%) .NET Developer
17 17 (2.41%) Network Engineer
17 17 (2.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 15 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (22.13%) Web Services
2 104 (14.75%) .NET
3 84 (11.91%) HTML
4 82 (11.63%) CSS
5 64 (9.08%) XML
6 47 (6.67%) RESTful
7 43 (6.10%) AngularJS
8 42 (5.96%) jQuery
9 38 (5.39%) Middleware
10 36 (5.11%) ASP.NET
11 33 (4.68%) SOAP
12 30 (4.26%) LAMP
12 30 (4.26%) HTML5
13 29 (4.11%) Backbone.js
13 29 (4.11%) J2EE
14 28 (3.97%) WCF
15 26 (3.69%) ActiveMQ
15 26 (3.69%) Spring
16 25 (3.55%) Django
17 24 (3.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.66%) Computer Science
2 51 (7.23%) Open Source
3 35 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.96%) Clustering
3 35 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.55%) User Experience
6 14 (1.99%) CMDB
7 13 (1.84%) iSeries
7 13 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.56%) E-Learning
9 9 (1.28%) Economics
9 9 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.13%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.13%) EPoS
11 7 (0.99%) PKI
11 7 (0.99%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 272 (38.58%) Linux
2 216 (30.64%) Windows
3 108 (15.32%) UNIX
4 75 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 27 (3.83%) CentOS
8 26 (3.69%) Android
8 26 (3.69%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.99%) VMS
10 12 (1.70%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.56%) AIX
12 9 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.28%) Debian
12 9 (1.28%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.57%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (17.45%) E-Commerce
3 116 (16.45%) DevOps
4 97 (13.76%) SOA
5 87 (12.34%) Scrum
6 78 (11.06%) Migration
7 73 (10.35%) ITIL
8 71 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (9.65%) Configuration Management
10 65 (9.22%) CRM
11 64 (9.08%) Mobile Marketing
12 61 (8.65%) Software Engineering
13 51 (7.23%) Project Management
14 50 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (6.81%) TDD
16 45 (6.38%) MVC
17 43 (6.10%) Enterprise Architecture
18 41 (5.82%) TOGAF
18 41 (5.82%) Mentoring
19 35 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 161 (22.84%) Java
2 134 (19.01%) SQL
3 112 (15.89%) JavaScript
4 91 (12.91%) Python
5 78 (11.06%) PHP
6 77 (10.92%) C#
7 72 (10.21%) Ruby
8 58 (8.23%) Perl
9 55 (7.80%) Bash Shell
10 38 (5.39%) PowerShell
11 36 (5.11%) Shell Script
12 29 (4.11%) C
13 28 (3.97%) C++
14 21 (2.98%) Scala
15 10 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.85%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.57%) Groovy
17 4 (0.57%) Jython
18 3 (0.43%) Korn
18 3 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 98 (13.90%) Degree
2 43 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (4.82%) MCSE
5 29 (4.11%) CCNA
5 29 (4.11%) Security Cleared
6 28 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (2.13%) CCNP
8 14 (1.99%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.84%) CCIE
10 11 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (1.42%) RHCE
12 9 (1.28%) MCITP
13 8 (1.13%) VCP4
14 7 (0.99%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.99%) CISSP
15 6 (0.85%) HP AIS
16 5 (0.71%) ISEB
16 5 (0.71%) MCSA
16 5 (0.71%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.69%) QA
2 9 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.99%) SLA
3 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 118 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (10.64%) Active Directory
3 71 (10.07%) vSphere
4 39 (5.53%) Hyper-V
5 23 (3.26%) vCloud
6 20 (2.84%) Xen
7 16 (2.27%) NFS
7 16 (2.27%) KVM
8 13 (1.84%) Apache Flume
9 12 (1.70%) Varnish
10 11 (1.56%) Firmware
10 11 (1.56%) XenApp
11 10 (1.42%) VirtualBox
12 9 (1.28%) Samba
12 9 (1.28%) VMware ESX
13 8 (1.13%) NDS
13 8 (1.13%) Docker
14 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.43%) Squid
Systems Management
1 137 (19.43%) Puppet
2 117 (16.60%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (3.83%) Nagios
4 24 (3.40%) SCCM
5 23 (3.26%) logstash
6 21 (2.98%) Red Hat Satellite
7 20 (2.84%) Vagrant
8 19 (2.70%) Ansible
9 15 (2.13%) Cacti
10 13 (1.84%) Graylog
10 13 (1.84%) Graphite
11 10 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 10 (1.42%) ZABBIX
11 10 (1.42%) Tivoli
12 9 (1.28%) Kibana
13 8 (1.13%) StatsD
13 8 (1.13%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.85%) CFEngine
14 6 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
15 4 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 149 (21.13%) VMware
2 144 (20.43%) Microsoft
3 88 (12.48%) Cisco
4 86 (12.20%) Oracle
5 75 (10.64%) Red Hat
6 59 (8.37%) Google
7 50 (7.09%) HP
8 48 (6.81%) IBM
9 35 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (4.54%) Citrix
11 31 (4.40%) Rackspace
12 29 (4.11%) SAP
13 21 (2.98%) EMC
14 19 (2.70%) NetApp
15 16 (2.27%) hybris
16 13 (1.84%) 3PAR
16 13 (1.84%) Avaya
16 13 (1.84%) Dell
17 12 (1.70%) CheckPoint
18 11 (1.56%) New Relic
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 to £30,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35,000 to £40,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Excellent package and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 20 days ago