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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 73 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 29 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.17% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.57% 6.74% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 6
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £56,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% -36.28%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
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
141 89 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.54% 6.87% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 113 81 39
Average salary £42,000 £36,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,050 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £56,500 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +30 29 £47,500 +31.94%
PaaS
UK

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (97.14%) E-Commerce
1 68 (97.14%) Data Mining
1 68 (97.14%) Advertising
1 68 (97.14%) Marketing
1 68 (97.14%) Big Data
1 68 (97.14%) Mobile Marketing
2 32 (45.71%) Linux
3 25 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (24.29%) SQL
6 16 (22.86%) C
6 16 (22.86%) Java
6 16 (22.86%) Windows
6 16 (22.86%) Scrum
7 15 (21.43%) ETL
8 13 (18.57%) ITIL
8 13 (18.57%) C++
8 13 (18.57%) Product Management
9 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
9 12 (17.14%) Apache
10 11 (15.71%) Python
10 11 (15.71%) UNIX
10 11 (15.71%) Perl
10 11 (15.71%) Web Services
11 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
11 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.29%) VoltDB
12 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
13 8 (11.43%) IBM

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (17.14%) Apache
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.14%) IPv4
2 5 (7.14%) IPv6
2 5 (7.14%) MPLS
2 5 (7.14%) BGP
2 5 (7.14%) VPLS
3 4 (5.71%) Internet
4 3 (4.29%) HTTP
4 3 (4.29%) SAN
4 3 (4.29%) NAS
5 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
5 1 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (97.14%) Data Mining
1 68 (97.14%) Big Data
2 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
3 10 (14.29%) VoltDB
4 2 (2.86%) Informix
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) NUnit
1 2 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.43%) Moq
2 1 (1.43%) MSTest
General
1 68 (97.14%) Advertising
1 68 (97.14%) Marketing
2 25 (35.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Developer
2 13 (18.57%) Product Manager
3 9 (12.86%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (12.86%) Administrator
4 8 (11.43%) Database Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Product Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.29%) UI Developer
7 3 (4.29%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (4.29%) UI Programmer
8 2 (2.86%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Web Services
2 5 (7.14%) XML
2 5 (7.14%) HTML
2 5 (7.14%) HTML5
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) SOAP
3 3 (4.29%) REST
3 3 (4.29%) CSS3
4 2 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.86%) Pthreads
4 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.86%) POSIX
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) PCRE
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.43%) SignalR
5 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.71%) Linux
2 16 (22.86%) Windows
3 11 (15.71%) UNIX
4 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (97.14%) E-Commerce
1 68 (97.14%) Mobile Marketing
2 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.86%) Scrum
4 15 (21.43%) ETL
5 13 (18.57%) ITIL
5 13 (18.57%) Product Management
6 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.00%) Line Management
8 7 (10.00%) Operations Management
8 7 (10.00%) Migration
9 6 (8.57%) User Stories
9 6 (8.57%) Low Latency
10 5 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (7.14%) Network Architecture
11 4 (5.71%) Manual Testing
12 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (4.29%) Business Development
12 3 (4.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) SQL
2 16 (22.86%) C
2 16 (22.86%) Java
3 13 (18.57%) C++
4 11 (15.71%) Python
4 11 (15.71%) Perl
5 10 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) C#
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) CCIE
1 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.29%) CCNP
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 2 (2.86%) MCSE
3 2 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) Xen
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Squid
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) IBM
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Sencha