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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 530 699 707
Rank change year-on-year
+169 +8
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 401 238 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.59% 3.60% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 289 189 163
Average salary £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £41,514 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,250 £80,000 £81,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -6.12%

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
8728 6612 4651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 5.51% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7006 5457 3939
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 April 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 24 April 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 +119 366 £62,500 +4.16% 55
London +107 217 £65,000 - 29
South East +24 70 £52,500 -8.69% 12
Berkshire +11 32 £52,500 -8.69% 5
Wales +23 28 £47,500 +29.25%
South Wales +20 28 £47,500 +31.94%
Torfaen +7 27 £47,500 +31.94%
Cwmbran +7 27 £47,500 +31.94%
City of London +23 25 £76,000 +12.59% 7
Reading +8 24 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Bristol +17 20 £250,000 +284.61% 3
South West -5 20 £250,000 +525.00% 7
Hampshire -19 19 £33,000 -45.00% 1
East of England +24 14 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Surrey +15 13 £60,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -18 11 £32,500 -51.85% 1
North West +23 9 £57,500 -11.53% 3
East Midlands +21 8 £55,000 +71.87%
East Sussex - 8 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 8 £55,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 8 - - 1
Northampton - 7 £55,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 7 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 7 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +6 6 £53,750 -23.21%
Watford +5 5 - -
Hertfordshire -4 5 - -
Cheshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +29 4 £78,750 +5.00% 1
West Yorkshire +16 4 £53,750 -23.21%

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 364 (48.08%) IaaS
2 350 (46.24%) SaaS
3 311 (41.08%) Linux
4 233 (30.78%) Agile Software Development
5 199 (26.29%) Windows
6 187 (24.70%) Amazon AWS
7 163 (21.53%) Java
8 161 (21.27%) E-Commerce
9 158 (20.87%) Puppet
10 156 (20.61%) DevOps
10 156 (20.61%) VMware
11 153 (20.21%) Web Services
12 151 (19.95%) Opscode Chef
13 150 (19.82%) Microsoft
14 141 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 128 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
16 127 (16.78%) SQL
16 127 (16.78%) Degree
17 125 (16.51%) Apache
18 116 (15.32%) UNIX
18 116 (15.32%) SQL Server
19 111 (14.66%) Git (software)
20 109 (14.40%) Oracle
21 107 (14.13%) JavaScript
22 105 (13.87%) .NET
22 105 (13.87%) Python
23 104 (13.74%) SOA
24 101 (13.34%) Cisco
25 98 (12.95%) Firewall
26 97 (12.81%) ITIL

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 125 (16.51%) Apache
2 63 (8.32%) Tomcat
3 58 (7.66%) IIS
4 54 (7.13%) OpenStack
5 46 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (5.94%) SharePoint
7 39 (5.15%) nginx
8 35 (4.62%) JBoss
9 31 (4.10%) Apache Solr
10 30 (3.96%) Node.js
11 23 (3.04%) WebLogic
11 23 (3.04%) MS Exchange
11 23 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
12 22 (2.91%) WebSphere
13 17 (2.25%) Drupal
14 14 (1.85%) Confluence
15 10 (1.32%) IBM Notes
16 9 (1.19%) WordPress
17 7 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
18 6 (0.79%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 72 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.23%) MS Office
3 13 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 364 (48.08%) IaaS
2 350 (46.24%) SaaS
3 187 (24.70%) Amazon AWS
4 141 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 94 (12.42%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (8.85%) Office 365
7 27 (3.57%) Heroku
8 21 (2.77%) Terremark
9 19 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (2.11%) Google App Engine
10 16 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (1.85%) Google Apps
12 12 (1.59%) Amazon S3
12 12 (1.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 10 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (1.32%) OpenShift
14 8 (1.06%) GitHub
14 8 (1.06%) CloudFront
15 7 (0.92%) Route 53
15 7 (0.92%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 98 (12.95%) Firewall
2 57 (7.53%) TCP/IP
3 51 (6.74%) SAN
4 49 (6.47%) VPN
4 49 (6.47%) WAN
5 47 (6.21%) LAN
6 46 (6.08%) DNS
7 44 (5.81%) Internet
8 41 (5.42%) VoIP
9 40 (5.28%) HTTP
10 32 (4.23%) MPLS
11 25 (3.30%) Unified Communications
12 22 (2.91%) FTP
12 22 (2.91%) HTTPS
13 20 (2.64%) Network Security
14 19 (2.51%) SMTP
14 19 (2.51%) LDAP
15 18 (2.38%) PBX
16 15 (1.98%) DHCP
17 14 (1.85%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 92 (12.15%) MySQL
3 90 (11.89%) Big Data
4 75 (9.91%) Data Mining
5 67 (8.85%) MongoDB
6 44 (5.81%) NoSQL
7 39 (5.15%) Relational Database
8 32 (4.23%) DB2
9 25 (3.30%) Hadoop
10 21 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.98%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.32%) Redis
14 10 (1.32%) Neo4j
14 10 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.06%) MariaDB
16 8 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 111 (14.66%) Git (software)
2 70 (9.25%) Jenkins
3 32 (4.23%) TeamCity
3 32 (4.23%) Subversion
4 26 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (3.30%) Maven
6 23 (3.04%) JIRA
7 13 (1.72%) RSpec
8 10 (1.32%) Mercurial
8 10 (1.32%) NUnit
9 9 (1.19%) Hudson
10 8 (1.06%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.92%) Ant
11 7 (0.92%) Gerrit
11 7 (0.92%) Gradle
11 7 (0.92%) Artifactory
11 7 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.79%) Bugzilla
13 4 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 95 (12.55%) Marketing
2 93 (12.29%) Finance
3 80 (10.57%) Advertising
4 65 (8.59%) Retail
5 47 (6.21%) Telecoms
6 35 (4.62%) Banking
7 23 (3.04%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.64%) Automotive
9 12 (1.59%) Electronics
10 8 (1.06%) Law
11 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.79%) Publishing
12 6 (0.79%) Games
13 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.40%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.26%) Legal
14 2 (0.26%) Military
15 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (22.59%) Architect
2 120 (15.85%) Developer
3 73 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
4 44 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
5 40 (5.28%) Cloud Architect
5 40 (5.28%) Administrator
6 39 (5.15%) Java Developer
6 39 (5.15%) Analyst
7 38 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 37 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
9 36 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 34 (4.49%) Software Engineer
11 30 (3.96%) Consultant
11 30 (3.96%) Enterprise Architect
12 28 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 28 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
13 23 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 22 (2.91%) Technical Manager
15 20 (2.64%) Engineering Manager
16 19 (2.51%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (20.21%) Web Services
2 105 (13.87%) .NET
3 70 (9.25%) XML
4 65 (8.59%) HTML
5 64 (8.45%) CSS
6 58 (7.66%) Middleware
7 54 (7.13%) ASP.NET
8 49 (6.47%) RESTful
9 35 (4.62%) SOAP
10 34 (4.49%) LAMP
11 33 (4.36%) ActiveMQ
12 30 (3.96%) jQuery
12 30 (3.96%) REST
13 28 (3.70%) Spring
14 20 (2.64%) JSON
14 20 (2.64%) AngularJS
15 19 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
16 18 (2.38%) Backbone.js
16 18 (2.38%) Hibernate
16 18 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.51%) Open Source
2 66 (8.72%) Computer Science
3 57 (7.53%) Management Information System
4 50 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (5.15%) Clustering
6 38 (5.02%) Private Cloud
7 37 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (4.62%) Public Cloud
9 23 (3.04%) BYOD
10 22 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (2.64%) iSeries
12 19 (2.51%) User Experience
13 18 (2.38%) SWIFT
13 18 (2.38%) Blackberry
14 17 (2.25%) Enterprise Cloud
15 15 (1.98%) BBC
16 14 (1.85%) Wiki
16 14 (1.85%) Mobile App
17 13 (1.72%) Data Structures
17 13 (1.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 311 (41.08%) Linux
2 199 (26.29%) Windows
3 116 (15.32%) UNIX
4 82 (10.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (7.66%) Ubuntu
6 47 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (4.49%) CentOS
9 21 (2.77%) Debian
9 21 (2.77%) VMS
10 13 (1.72%) Android
10 13 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.45%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (1.19%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.06%) AIX
14 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.53%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.26%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (30.78%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (21.27%) E-Commerce
3 156 (20.61%) DevOps
4 104 (13.74%) SOA
5 97 (12.81%) ITIL
6 88 (11.62%) Configuration Management
7 87 (11.49%) Scrum
8 83 (10.96%) Migration
9 82 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (9.64%) Mobile Marketing
11 70 (9.25%) Mentoring
12 69 (9.11%) Project Management
13 66 (8.72%) TOGAF
14 63 (8.32%) CRM
15 60 (7.93%) Performance Tuning
16 56 (7.40%) MVC
17 53 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
18 49 (6.47%) Software Engineering
19 48 (6.34%) Enterprise Architecture
19 48 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 163 (21.53%) Java
2 127 (16.78%) SQL
3 107 (14.13%) JavaScript
4 105 (13.87%) Python
5 81 (10.70%) Ruby
6 70 (9.25%) C#
7 66 (8.72%) PHP
8 59 (7.79%) Bash Shell
9 57 (7.53%) Perl
10 51 (6.74%) Shell Script
11 35 (4.62%) PowerShell
12 30 (3.96%) C
13 27 (3.57%) C++
13 27 (3.57%) Scala
14 8 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.92%) Clojure
16 6 (0.79%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.79%) Jython
17 3 (0.40%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 127 (16.78%) Degree
2 54 (7.13%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (5.81%) CCNA
5 43 (5.68%) MCSE
6 29 (3.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (2.25%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (1.45%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.32%) RHCE
10 10 (1.32%) CCNP
11 9 (1.19%) MCITP
11 9 (1.19%) CISSP
12 8 (1.06%) CCIE
13 7 (0.92%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.79%) HP AIS
15 5 (0.66%) MCSA
15 5 (0.66%) VCP5
15 5 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.23%) QA
2 11 (1.45%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.92%) SLA
3 7 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 128 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (10.70%) Active Directory
3 67 (8.85%) vSphere
4 35 (4.62%) Hyper-V
5 31 (4.10%) KVM
6 25 (3.30%) Varnish
7 23 (3.04%) Xen
8 20 (2.64%) VirtualBox
9 18 (2.38%) GlusterFS
9 18 (2.38%) Samba
10 17 (2.25%) VMware ESX
11 15 (1.98%) Docker
12 14 (1.85%) vCloud
13 13 (1.72%) Apache Flume
14 11 (1.45%) NFS
14 11 (1.45%) Firmware
14 11 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (1.32%) XenApp
16 8 (1.06%) NDS
17 7 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 158 (20.87%) Puppet
2 151 (19.95%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (4.23%) logstash
4 29 (3.83%) Nagios
5 25 (3.30%) Graphite
6 24 (3.17%) SCCM
7 23 (3.04%) Ansible
8 21 (2.77%) Vagrant
8 21 (2.77%) Red Hat Satellite
9 19 (2.51%) ZABBIX
9 19 (2.51%) HAProxy
10 18 (2.38%) StatsD
10 18 (2.38%) Kibana
11 13 (1.72%) Graylog
12 10 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 10 (1.32%) Tivoli
13 9 (1.19%) Linux-HA
14 8 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.92%) Cacti
15 7 (0.92%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 156 (20.61%) VMware
2 150 (19.82%) Microsoft
3 109 (14.40%) Oracle
4 101 (13.34%) Cisco
5 93 (12.29%) Red Hat
6 58 (7.66%) HP
7 50 (6.61%) IBM
8 41 (5.42%) Google
9 35 (4.62%) Citrix
10 34 (4.49%) Rackspace
11 29 (3.83%) hybris
11 29 (3.83%) SAP
12 23 (3.04%) Dell
13 21 (2.77%) NetApp
13 21 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (2.77%) New Relic
14 20 (2.64%) 3PAR
14 20 (2.64%) Avaya
15 19 (2.51%) Juniper
16 16 (2.11%) AppDynamics
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex
Hastings Direct
Salary: Bonus, Car Allw., Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Gibbs S3 Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 pa + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago