The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 85 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 17 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.22% 0.77% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.48% 10.99% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 12
Average salary £46,250 £37,750 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.51% -32.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,350 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £59,650
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -7.07%
PaaS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
92 91 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.59% 7.04% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 68 85 35
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -34.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,500 £39,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PaaS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PaaS
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS across the Wales region.

PaaS Salary Trend in Wales

PaaS
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PaaS across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PaaS Salary Histogram in Wales

PaaS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
South Wales -2 12 £46,250 +28.47%
North Wales - 5 - -
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 44 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 44 (100.00%) Big Data
2 39 (88.64%) Mobile Marketing
2 39 (88.64%) Data Mining
2 39 (88.64%) Advertising
2 39 (88.64%) Marketing
3 35 (79.55%) Telecoms
4 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (43.18%) Linux
6 15 (34.09%) Java
6 15 (34.09%) Scrum
7 14 (31.82%) Perl
7 14 (31.82%) Python
8 12 (27.27%) Product Management
9 11 (25.00%) Ruby
10 10 (22.73%) C
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) ITIL
11 8 (18.18%) UNIX
11 8 (18.18%) ETL
11 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
11 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
11 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
11 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
11 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
11 8 (18.18%) VoltDB
11 8 (18.18%) Line Management
12 7 (15.91%) QA
12 7 (15.91%) C++
13 6 (13.64%) PHP

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 6 (13.64%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) Jetty
2 5 (11.36%) nginx
2 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon S3
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
1 5 (11.36%) Route 53
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) DHCP
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
1 5 (11.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (100.00%) Big Data
2 39 (88.64%) Data Mining
3 8 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 8 (18.18%) VoltDB
4 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.36%) Hudson
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) JUnit
2 5 (11.36%) Maven
General
1 39 (88.64%) Advertising
1 39 (88.64%) Marketing
2 35 (79.55%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Product Manager
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Database Developer
3 5 (11.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Programme Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Product Manager
5 3 (6.82%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.82%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (4.55%) Head of Infrastructure
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.27%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Digital Media
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.36%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) UNIX
3 5 (11.36%) CentOS
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 39 (88.64%) Mobile Marketing
3 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Scrum
5 12 (27.27%) Product Management
6 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Line Management
6 8 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 8 (18.18%) ETL
6 8 (18.18%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Business Development
8 5 (11.36%) Open Source
8 5 (11.36%) JVM Tuning
8 5 (11.36%) DevOps
8 5 (11.36%) Auto-Scaling
8 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) Perl
2 14 (31.82%) Python
3 11 (25.00%) Ruby
4 10 (22.73%) C
5 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) C++
7 6 (13.64%) PHP
7 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
1 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.36%) RightScale