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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 477 638 652
Rank change year-on-year
+161 +14
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 510 316 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.73% 4.32% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 358 224 183
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £44,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -19.09%

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
8897 7308 4925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.15% 6.10% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7177 5909 4220
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £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 2 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 2 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 +161 464 £60,000 +14.28% 42
London +73 233 £65,000 +8.33% 18
South East +41 97 £55,000 +22.22% 9
South West +31 51 £62,500 - 4
Bristol +23 44 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Berkshire +22 44 £52,500 -19.23% 2
East of England +29 42 £80,000 +81.81% 2
Reading +26 31 £67,500 +3.84% 2
Wales +13 29 £47,500 +31.94% 2
South Wales +22 28 £47,500 +31.94%
Torfaen +10 28 £47,500 +31.94%
Cwmbran +10 28 £47,500 +31.94%
Hampshire +5 27 £60,000 +33.33% 4
City of London +43 25 £75,000 +9.09% 6
Hertfordshire -9 20 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Farnborough -18 19 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Bedfordshire - 19 £80,000 -
Luton - 17 £80,000 -
Watford +3 16 £46,250 -
Surrey +7 15 £55,000 +37.50%
North West +7 14 £75,000 +68.53% 1
Cheshire - 13 £75,000 - 1
Yorkshire +18 11 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Leatherhead - 9 £55,000 -
West Midlands -3 8 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Bracknell +20 7 £40,000 -46.66%
North Yorkshire - 7 £60,000 - 1
Middlesbrough - 6 £60,000 - 1
East Midlands +7 5 £55,000 +71.87%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £35,000 -

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 469 (50.81%) SaaS
2 405 (43.88%) IaaS
3 369 (39.98%) Linux
4 304 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
5 249 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
6 196 (21.24%) DevOps
7 193 (20.91%) Windows
7 193 (20.91%) Java
8 188 (20.37%) VMware
9 173 (18.74%) Opscode Chef
10 170 (18.42%) Puppet
11 169 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 169 (18.31%) Python
11 169 (18.31%) E-Commerce
12 167 (18.09%) Microsoft
13 163 (17.66%) Oracle
14 162 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 158 (17.12%) Web Services
16 155 (16.79%) Apache
17 150 (16.25%) Data Centre
18 148 (16.03%) Finance
18 148 (16.03%) Degree
19 134 (14.52%) ITIL
20 133 (14.41%) Firewall
21 132 (14.30%) SOA
22 128 (13.87%) UNIX
23 126 (13.65%) SQL Server
23 126 (13.65%) .NET
23 126 (13.65%) Cisco
23 126 (13.65%) Cloud Computing

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 155 (16.79%) Apache
2 93 (10.08%) OpenStack
3 77 (8.34%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (7.04%) Tomcat
5 59 (6.39%) IIS
6 43 (4.66%) WebSphere
7 42 (4.55%) WebLogic
7 42 (4.55%) Apache Solr
8 41 (4.44%) nginx
9 40 (4.33%) Node.js
10 33 (3.58%) MS Exchange
11 32 (3.47%) SharePoint
12 21 (2.28%) JBoss
13 14 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (1.52%) Confluence
14 13 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (1.08%) Lync
16 9 (0.98%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 83 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.68%) MS Office
3 12 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 1 (0.11%) Magento
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 469 (50.81%) SaaS
2 405 (43.88%) IaaS
3 249 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
4 169 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 126 (13.65%) Cloud Computing
6 75 (8.13%) Office 365
7 37 (4.01%) Heroku
8 32 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 29 (3.14%) Google App Engine
10 20 (2.17%) Google Apps
10 20 (2.17%) Terremark
11 19 (2.06%) HP Helion
12 13 (1.41%) Amazon S3
13 11 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (1.19%) GitHub
14 7 (0.76%) Route 53
15 6 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 5 (0.54%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.54%) Force.com
17 4 (0.43%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 133 (14.41%) Firewall
2 58 (6.28%) WAN
3 56 (6.07%) LAN
3 56 (6.07%) TCP/IP
4 52 (5.63%) DNS
5 49 (5.31%) VPN
6 46 (4.98%) VoIP
6 46 (4.98%) Internet
7 37 (4.01%) SAN
8 36 (3.90%) HTTP
9 32 (3.47%) Network Security
10 24 (2.60%) Unified Communications
10 24 (2.60%) HTTPS
11 23 (2.49%) PBX
12 22 (2.38%) SMTP
12 22 (2.38%) DHCP
12 22 (2.38%) MPLS
13 19 (2.06%) ISDN
14 18 (1.95%) LDAP
14 18 (1.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 120 (13.00%) MySQL
3 86 (9.32%) Big Data
4 74 (8.02%) MongoDB
5 63 (6.83%) NoSQL
6 60 (6.50%) Data Mining
7 53 (5.74%) Oracle Database
8 42 (4.55%) Relational Database
9 39 (4.23%) Hadoop
10 29 (3.14%) Couchbase
11 27 (2.93%) MemSQL
12 19 (2.06%) Oracle BI EE
12 19 (2.06%) DB2
13 16 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (1.63%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.08%) VoltDB
17 9 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
17 9 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
18 8 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 118 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 117 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 59 (6.39%) TeamCity
4 45 (4.88%) Subversion
5 43 (4.66%) Maven
6 27 (2.93%) Gerrit
7 24 (2.60%) Hudson
8 23 (2.49%) Gradle
8 23 (2.49%) Ant
9 19 (2.06%) JIRA
9 19 (2.06%) Artifactory
10 14 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.08%) RSpec
13 9 (0.98%) Mocha
14 8 (0.87%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.76%) Selenium
16 6 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
17 5 (0.54%) Cucumber
17 5 (0.54%) NUnit
General
1 148 (16.03%) Finance
2 95 (10.29%) Marketing
3 92 (9.97%) Retail
4 86 (9.32%) Telecoms
5 78 (8.45%) Advertising
6 51 (5.53%) Banking
7 30 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 30 (3.25%) Automotive
8 24 (2.60%) Electronics
9 12 (1.30%) Law
10 10 (1.08%) Games
11 8 (0.87%) Legal
11 8 (0.87%) Publishing
12 7 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.65%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.43%) Back Office
15 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.22%) Billing
16 2 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 189 (20.48%) Architect
2 115 (12.46%) Developer
3 69 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
4 56 (6.07%) Consultant
4 56 (6.07%) Cloud Engineer
5 55 (5.96%) Analyst
6 54 (5.85%) Administrator
7 50 (5.42%) Software Engineer
8 48 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
9 47 (5.09%) Cloud Architect
10 43 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
11 37 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
12 34 (3.68%) Enterprise Architect
13 29 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
14 27 (2.93%) Senior Developer
14 27 (2.93%) .NET Developer
14 27 (2.93%) Operations Engineer
15 26 (2.82%) Java Developer
16 25 (2.71%) Technical Architect
17 24 (2.60%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (17.12%) Web Services
2 126 (13.65%) .NET
3 88 (9.53%) Middleware
4 73 (7.91%) ASP.NET
5 69 (7.48%) XML
6 64 (6.93%) HTML
7 63 (6.83%) CSS
8 50 (5.42%) RESTful
9 47 (5.09%) Oracle Fusion
10 41 (4.44%) LAMP
11 36 (3.90%) jQuery
12 34 (3.68%) AngularJS
13 31 (3.36%) Spring
14 28 (3.03%) Akka
15 25 (2.71%) ActiveMQ
15 25 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (2.71%) WebCenter
16 24 (2.60%) SOAP
17 23 (2.49%) MCollective
18 20 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 150 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 94 (10.18%) Computer Science
3 78 (8.45%) Public Cloud
4 71 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (7.26%) Management Information System
6 53 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
6 53 (5.74%) Private Cloud
7 31 (3.36%) Clustering
8 26 (2.82%) BBC
8 26 (2.82%) Blackberry
8 26 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (2.17%) SWIFT
10 18 (1.95%) BYOD
11 17 (1.84%) Enterprise Cloud
12 14 (1.52%) iSeries
12 14 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 14 (1.52%) User Experience
12 14 (1.52%) Wiki
13 13 (1.41%) CMDB
14 12 (1.30%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 369 (39.98%) Linux
2 193 (20.91%) Windows
3 128 (13.87%) UNIX
4 64 (6.93%) Ubuntu
5 62 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 59 (6.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (3.36%) CentOS
9 29 (3.14%) Debian
10 19 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (1.52%) VMS
12 13 (1.41%) Android
12 13 (1.41%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.87%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.76%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.33%) SUSE
19 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (21.24%) DevOps
3 169 (18.31%) E-Commerce
4 134 (14.52%) ITIL
5 132 (14.30%) SOA
6 113 (12.24%) Open Source
7 104 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
9 100 (10.83%) CRM
10 96 (10.40%) Configuration Management
10 96 (10.40%) Project Management
11 92 (9.97%) Scrum
12 86 (9.32%) Mentoring
13 82 (8.88%) Migration
14 75 (8.13%) Change Management
15 73 (7.91%) TOGAF
16 71 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
17 68 (7.37%) MVC
17 68 (7.37%) Continuous Delivery
18 67 (7.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 193 (20.91%) Java
2 169 (18.31%) Python
3 116 (12.57%) JavaScript
4 115 (12.46%) SQL
5 92 (9.97%) Ruby
6 78 (8.45%) Perl
7 77 (8.34%) C#
8 67 (7.26%) Bash Shell
9 65 (7.04%) PHP
10 59 (6.39%) Shell Script
11 48 (5.20%) Scala
12 33 (3.58%) Clojure
12 33 (3.58%) C++
13 30 (3.25%) C
13 30 (3.25%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.95%) Jython
15 8 (0.87%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.54%) XAML
16 5 (0.54%) Apex Code
17 2 (0.22%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 148 (16.03%) Degree
2 52 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (4.98%) CCNA
4 34 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (3.03%) MCSE
5 28 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (2.17%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.73%) CISSP
9 14 (1.52%) CCNP
10 11 (1.19%) VCP5
11 10 (1.08%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.08%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.65%) HP AIS
13 6 (0.65%) HP ASE
13 6 (0.65%) MCITP
14 5 (0.54%) CCIE
14 5 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.43%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.44%) QA
2 14 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 162 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (8.78%) Active Directory
3 56 (6.07%) KVM
4 41 (4.44%) Docker
5 40 (4.33%) VirtualBox
6 39 (4.23%) vSphere
7 38 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
8 33 (3.58%) Varnish
9 29 (3.14%) Hyper-V
10 26 (2.82%) Samba
10 26 (2.82%) Xen
10 26 (2.82%) GlusterFS
11 23 (2.49%) vCloud
11 23 (2.49%) VMware ESX
12 21 (2.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 18 (1.95%) LXC
14 7 (0.76%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.54%) Apache Flume
16 4 (0.43%) Firmware
17 3 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 173 (18.74%) Opscode Chef
2 170 (18.42%) Puppet
3 46 (4.98%) Graphite
4 39 (4.23%) logstash
5 37 (4.01%) Nagios
6 33 (3.58%) ZABBIX
7 28 (3.03%) HAProxy
7 28 (3.03%) Vagrant
8 27 (2.93%) Ansible
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 16 (1.73%) SCCM
13 12 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (0.98%) OpenView
14 9 (0.98%) SCOM
14 9 (0.98%) Salt
15 8 (0.87%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 188 (20.37%) VMware
2 167 (18.09%) Microsoft
3 163 (17.66%) Oracle
4 126 (13.65%) Cisco
5 78 (8.45%) Red Hat
6 70 (7.58%) HP
7 55 (5.96%) Google
8 49 (5.31%) Rackspace
9 38 (4.12%) hybris
10 36 (3.90%) Citrix
11 34 (3.68%) IBM
12 28 (3.03%) Juniper
13 27 (2.93%) NetApp
13 27 (2.93%) New Relic
14 26 (2.82%) Dell
14 26 (2.82%) SAP
15 25 (2.71%) CheckPoint
16 21 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
16 21 (2.28%) EMC
17 19 (2.06%) 3PAR
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Home Working, Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stratford-upon-avon, Warwickshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: a car
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, Sussex
Initialize IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
J & C Associates
Salary: Up to £70,000 dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Others
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 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: 6 days ago