The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 98 112 121
Rank change year-on-year +14 +9  
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 21 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.17% 1.08% 0.059%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.95% 12.25% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 0
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 211 204 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 11.75% 8.82% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 159 160 88
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Birmingham

PaaS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for PaaS in Birmingham

PaaS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Birmingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PaaS in Birmingham

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 33 (78.57%) TOGAF
2 27 (64.29%) IaaS
3 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (59.52%) Software Engineering
4 24 (57.14%) ITIL
4 24 (57.14%) Line Management
4 24 (57.14%) Presales
4 24 (57.14%) Data Centre
5 23 (54.76%) Service Management
6 22 (52.38%) Service Delivery
6 22 (52.38%) VMware
6 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (52.38%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (52.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (50.00%) IT Strategy
7 21 (50.00%) SCVMM
7 21 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 21 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
7 21 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 21 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
7 21 (50.00%) Degree
7 21 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 21 (50.00%) ISEB
8 20 (47.62%) Citrix
8 20 (47.62%) HP
8 20 (47.62%) EMC
8 20 (47.62%) PMP
8 20 (47.62%) PMI Certification

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 21 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (64.29%) IaaS
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
4 19 (45.24%) SaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Office 365
6 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
1 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) DB2
1 20 (47.62%) MySQL
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (47.62%) Publishing
2 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 18 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Architect
2 22 (52.38%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Data Centre Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Service Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Azure Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Office 365 Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Presales Solution Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.38%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 24 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 21 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 20 (47.62%) CMDB
4 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) TOGAF
2 25 (59.52%) Software Engineering
3 24 (57.14%) ITIL
3 24 (57.14%) Line Management
3 24 (57.14%) Presales
4 23 (54.76%) Service Management
5 22 (52.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (52.38%) Service Delivery
6 21 (50.00%) IT Strategy
6 21 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 21 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
6 21 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
7 20 (47.62%) Capacity Planning
7 20 (47.62%) Gantt Chart
7 20 (47.62%) IT Governance
7 20 (47.62%) ITIL V3
7 20 (47.62%) PRINCE2
7 20 (47.62%) Project Management
8 17 (40.48%) CRM
8 17 (40.48%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
1 21 (50.00%) ISEB
2 20 (47.62%) PMI Certification
2 20 (47.62%) PMP
3 1 (2.38%) MCSD
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Virtual Machines
1 22 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) VMware
2 20 (47.62%) BMC
2 20 (47.62%) CheckPoint
2 20 (47.62%) Cisco
2 20 (47.62%) Citrix
2 20 (47.62%) EMC
2 20 (47.62%) HP
2 20 (47.62%) IBM
2 20 (47.62%) Juniper
2 20 (47.62%) NetApp
2 20 (47.62%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat