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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 469 623 711
Rank change year-on-year
+154 +88
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 515 296 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.64% 4.08% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 360 223 130
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,700 £52,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -7.07%

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
9136 7257 4984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 8.23% 6.23% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7477 5690 4265
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +155 483 £57,500 - 79
London +3 178 £65,000 +13.04% 34
South East +92 130 £55,000 -12.00% 22
South West +47 69 £65,000 +62.50% 3
Bristol - 51 £70,000 -
Berkshire +48 41 £67,500 -6.89% 5
Hampshire +29 29 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Yorkshire +35 28 £62,500 +38.88% 11
Surrey +21 26 £53,750 -15.68% 6
West Midlands +19 25 £32,500 -59.37%
Farnborough -3 23 £60,000 -4.00% 1
East of England -10 23 £56,250 +25.00%
Reading +11 20 £67,500 +1.88% 2
Buckinghamshire - 20 £38,000 - 2
City of London +12 19 £75,000 +42.85% 7
Middlesbrough - 19 £70,000 - 3
North Yorkshire - 19 £70,000 - 3
Milton Keynes - 16 £38,000 - 2
Warwickshire - 16 £32,500 -
Wales -1 15 £46,250 +22.51%
Hertfordshire -16 14 £70,000 +55.55%
Leatherhead - 12 £55,000 -
East Midlands +14 11 £45,750 -16.81% 3
North East - 11 £41,250 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 11 £41,250 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £41,250 - 2
Torfaen +7 10 £46,250 +28.47%
Cwmbran +6 10 £46,250 +28.47%
South Wales -6 10 £46,250 +28.47%
West Yorkshire +15 9 £60,000 +33.33% 4

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 450 (47.87%) IaaS
2 448 (47.66%) SaaS
3 351 (37.34%) Linux
4 312 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
5 278 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
6 221 (23.51%) Java
7 216 (22.98%) VMware
8 211 (22.45%) Python
9 188 (20.00%) Oracle
10 186 (19.79%) DevOps
11 173 (18.40%) Windows
12 172 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 169 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
14 162 (17.23%) Opscode Chef
15 160 (17.02%) Puppet
15 160 (17.02%) JavaScript
16 150 (15.96%) Microsoft
17 148 (15.74%) Finance
18 141 (15.00%) MySQL
18 141 (15.00%) Jenkins
19 138 (14.68%) Cloud Computing
19 138 (14.68%) E-Commerce
20 136 (14.47%) Apache
21 135 (14.36%) ITIL
22 130 (13.83%) Data Centre
23 129 (13.72%) Open Source
23 129 (13.72%) Cisco
24 122 (12.98%) Degree
24 122 (12.98%) Git (software)
25 121 (12.87%) SQL Server

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 136 (14.47%) Apache
2 102 (10.85%) OpenStack
3 99 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
4 67 (7.13%) WebSphere
5 64 (6.81%) Node.js
6 60 (6.38%) Tomcat
7 54 (5.74%) WebLogic
8 48 (5.11%) Apache Solr
9 45 (4.79%) IIS
10 40 (4.26%) nginx
11 29 (3.09%) MS Exchange
12 27 (2.87%) SharePoint
13 22 (2.34%) CMS
13 22 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
14 18 (1.91%) JBoss
15 13 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (1.28%) GlassFish
17 11 (1.17%) Lync
18 9 (0.96%) Jetty
18 9 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.55%) MS Office
3 8 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (2.66%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.21%) Magento
8 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 450 (47.87%) IaaS
2 448 (47.66%) SaaS
3 278 (29.57%) Amazon AWS
4 169 (17.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 138 (14.68%) Cloud Computing
6 66 (7.02%) Office 365
7 60 (6.38%) Heroku
8 41 (4.36%) Google App Engine
8 41 (4.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 30 (3.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 20 (2.13%) HP Helion
11 16 (1.70%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (1.17%) Google Apps
13 11 (1.17%) IBM PureFlex
14 9 (0.96%) Route 53
15 8 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.74%) GitHub
17 6 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
18 5 (0.53%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (12.34%) Firewall
2 59 (6.28%) WAN
3 57 (6.06%) DNS
4 55 (5.85%) LAN
5 48 (5.11%) Internet
6 39 (4.15%) VoIP
7 38 (4.04%) HTTP
7 38 (4.04%) TCP/IP
8 37 (3.94%) SAN
9 34 (3.62%) VPN
9 34 (3.62%) Network Security
10 29 (3.09%) DHCP
11 22 (2.34%) SSL
11 22 (2.34%) Unified Communications
12 18 (1.91%) Extranet
13 17 (1.81%) MPLS
14 16 (1.70%) PBX
14 16 (1.70%) LDAP
15 14 (1.49%) SMTP
16 13 (1.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (15.00%) MySQL
2 121 (12.87%) SQL Server
3 113 (12.02%) Big Data
4 92 (9.79%) MongoDB
5 73 (7.77%) NoSQL
6 63 (6.70%) Oracle Database
7 57 (6.06%) Hadoop
8 47 (5.00%) Couchbase
9 45 (4.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 39 (4.15%) Relational Database
10 39 (4.15%) Data Mining
11 35 (3.72%) MemSQL
12 17 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (1.70%) Redis
14 12 (1.28%) RDBMS
15 11 (1.17%) DB2
15 11 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.17%) Oracle Exadata
16 10 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 141 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 122 (12.98%) Git (software)
3 71 (7.55%) Subversion
4 65 (6.91%) TeamCity
5 55 (5.85%) Maven
6 35 (3.72%) Gerrit
7 31 (3.30%) Hudson
7 31 (3.30%) Ant
8 28 (2.98%) Gradle
9 20 (2.13%) Artifactory
10 14 (1.49%) JIRA
11 13 (1.38%) JUnit
11 13 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (1.17%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.06%) Mocha
14 8 (0.85%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.74%) Selenium
16 5 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
17 4 (0.43%) RSpec
17 4 (0.43%) Mockito
General
1 148 (15.74%) Finance
2 88 (9.36%) Retail
3 84 (8.94%) Telecoms
4 71 (7.55%) Marketing
5 64 (6.81%) Advertising
6 35 (3.72%) Banking
7 28 (2.98%) Automotive
8 27 (2.87%) Manufacturing
9 23 (2.45%) Electronics
10 15 (1.60%) Games
11 12 (1.28%) Legal
12 10 (1.06%) Back Office
12 10 (1.06%) Publishing
13 9 (0.96%) Law
14 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.74%) Online Betting
15 6 (0.64%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.32%) Billing
17 2 (0.21%) Local Government
17 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 232 (24.68%) Architect
2 124 (13.19%) Developer
3 73 (7.77%) Solutions Architect
4 70 (7.45%) Cloud Architect
5 60 (6.38%) Consultant
6 57 (6.06%) Administrator
7 52 (5.53%) Software Engineer
7 52 (5.53%) Cloud Engineer
8 49 (5.21%) Analyst
9 45 (4.79%) Technical Architect
10 41 (4.36%) Linux Administrator
11 37 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
12 34 (3.62%) Infrastructure Architect
12 34 (3.62%) DevOps Engineer
13 28 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 25 (2.66%) Java Developer
14 25 (2.66%) .NET Developer
15 23 (2.45%) DBA
15 23 (2.45%) Technical Manager
15 23 (2.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (12.23%) .NET
2 113 (12.02%) Web Services
3 111 (11.81%) CSS
4 101 (10.74%) HTML
5 95 (10.11%) AngularJS
6 92 (9.79%) Middleware
7 67 (7.13%) ASP.NET
8 64 (6.81%) XML
9 54 (5.74%) jQuery
10 53 (5.64%) Oracle Fusion
11 42 (4.47%) RESTful
11 42 (4.47%) Spring
12 39 (4.15%) HTML5
13 36 (3.83%) REST
13 36 (3.83%) Akka
14 33 (3.51%) LAMP
15 27 (2.87%) LESS
16 25 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (2.66%) WebCenter
17 24 (2.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 130 (13.83%) Data Centre
2 87 (9.26%) Public Cloud
3 75 (7.98%) Computer Science
4 74 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (6.70%) Private Cloud
6 55 (5.85%) Management Information System
7 47 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (3.40%) Clustering
9 29 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 26 (2.77%) Blackberry
10 26 (2.77%) BBC
11 18 (1.91%) SWIFT
12 16 (1.70%) User Experience
13 14 (1.49%) Client/Server
14 13 (1.38%) Digital Media
14 13 (1.38%) EMC VNX
15 12 (1.28%) EFT
16 11 (1.17%) DTV
16 11 (1.17%) EPoS
16 11 (1.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 351 (37.34%) Linux
2 173 (18.40%) Windows
3 91 (9.68%) UNIX
4 50 (5.32%) Ubuntu
5 45 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (3.72%) Android
8 29 (3.09%) CentOS
9 28 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (2.87%) Debian
11 21 (2.23%) Apple iOS
12 20 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.85%) VMS
15 4 (0.43%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.32%) SUSE
17 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.21%) Mesosphere
18 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.11%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (19.79%) DevOps
3 138 (14.68%) E-Commerce
4 135 (14.36%) ITIL
5 129 (13.72%) Open Source
6 107 (11.38%) SOA
7 99 (10.53%) CRM
8 94 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 91 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 90 (9.57%) Project Management
11 87 (9.26%) Configuration Management
12 80 (8.51%) Change Management
13 75 (7.98%) Mentoring
14 74 (7.87%) TOGAF
15 71 (7.55%) Software Engineering
16 68 (7.23%) Scrum
17 66 (7.02%) PRINCE2
18 64 (6.81%) ERP
18 64 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
19 63 (6.70%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 221 (23.51%) Java
2 211 (22.45%) Python
3 160 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 113 (12.02%) Ruby
5 102 (10.85%) SQL
6 63 (6.70%) Perl
7 60 (6.38%) PHP
7 60 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 59 (6.28%) C#
9 53 (5.64%) Bash Shell
10 49 (5.21%) Clojure
11 48 (5.11%) Scala
12 25 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.02%) C++
14 18 (1.91%) C
15 16 (1.70%) Jython
16 15 (1.60%) Groovy
17 7 (0.74%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.64%) XAML
19 4 (0.43%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 122 (12.98%) Degree
2 40 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (4.04%) CCNA
4 30 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (2.77%) MCSE
5 26 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.45%) Security Cleared
7 16 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.49%) CISSP
9 13 (1.38%) CCNP
9 13 (1.38%) EMC Certification
10 12 (1.28%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.17%) VCP5
12 8 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (0.74%) HP ASE
13 7 (0.74%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.64%) VCAP
15 4 (0.43%) CCA
15 4 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.00%) QA
2 23 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.43%) COBIT
4 4 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 172 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (6.17%) Docker
3 57 (6.06%) KVM
4 54 (5.74%) Active Directory
5 47 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
6 34 (3.62%) vCloud
7 32 (3.40%) VirtualBox
8 31 (3.30%) vSphere
9 30 (3.19%) Varnish
10 26 (2.77%) Samba
10 26 (2.77%) GlusterFS
11 25 (2.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 25 (2.66%) Hyper-V
12 22 (2.34%) Xen
13 19 (2.02%) LXC
14 13 (1.38%) VMware ESX
15 7 (0.74%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.64%) Firmware
17 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
18 4 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 162 (17.23%) Opscode Chef
2 160 (17.02%) Puppet
3 49 (5.21%) Ansible
4 45 (4.79%) Graphite
5 33 (3.51%) logstash
5 33 (3.51%) Vagrant
5 33 (3.51%) ZABBIX
6 26 (2.77%) Nagios
6 26 (2.77%) HAProxy
6 26 (2.77%) Kibana
6 26 (2.77%) StatsD
7 23 (2.45%) SCCM
8 16 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 16 (1.70%) Oracle Identity Management
9 14 (1.49%) Cacti
9 14 (1.49%) Ganglia
10 13 (1.38%) SCOM
11 10 (1.06%) Salt
12 8 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 216 (22.98%) VMware
2 188 (20.00%) Oracle
3 150 (15.96%) Microsoft
4 129 (13.72%) Cisco
5 72 (7.66%) HP
6 61 (6.49%) Google
7 60 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 47 (5.00%) EMC
9 44 (4.68%) IBM
10 41 (4.36%) hybris
11 37 (3.94%) Rackspace
11 37 (3.94%) Citrix
12 36 (3.83%) ATG
13 32 (3.40%) NetApp
14 28 (2.98%) Juniper
14 28 (2.98%) SAP
15 26 (2.77%) Dell
15 26 (2.77%) New Relic
16 25 (2.66%) CheckPoint
17 21 (2.23%) Demandware
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: share options
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £44000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £34k - 57.5k per year + Car allowance, medical, pension, 36 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum £50,000 to £52,000 + Bonus (10%) Neg
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
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum £35,000 to £38,000 Negotiable + 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETETIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Sainsbury
Posted: 5 days ago