Period
to 24 April 2019

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 6 months to 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 143 146
Rank change year-on-year +59 +3 +10
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 103 53 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.27% 1.40% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.17% 6.97% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 21
Birmingham median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -15.38% +23.81%
10th Percentile £52,500 £37,625 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,625 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% - +2.44%

PaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 846 760 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.82% 20.14% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 596 525 354
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,575
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -1.18%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for PaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 85 (82.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (76.70%) IaaS
3 64 (62.14%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (50.49%) Microsoft
4 52 (50.49%) Presales
5 50 (48.54%) Data Protection
6 49 (47.57%) SaaS
7 46 (44.66%) GDPR
8 41 (39.81%) Project Management
9 39 (37.86%) Office 365
10 38 (36.89%) Public Cloud
10 38 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (35.92%) Thought Leadership
12 29 (28.16%) Service Delivery
13 27 (26.21%) Degree
13 27 (26.21%) SQL
14 25 (24.27%) CheckPoint
15 23 (22.33%) Software Engineering
15 23 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (21.36%) .NET
17 21 (20.39%) SharePoint
17 21 (20.39%) Citrix
17 21 (20.39%) Business Development
17 21 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (19.42%) Firewall
19 19 (18.45%) DevOps
19 19 (18.45%) Azure SQL Database
19 19 (18.45%) Customer Engagement
19 19 (18.45%) Self-Motivation
20 17 (16.50%) Skype

PaaS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (20.39%) SharePoint
2 17 (16.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (82.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (76.70%) IaaS
3 64 (62.14%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (47.57%) SaaS
5 39 (37.86%) Office 365
6 15 (14.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (11.65%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (10.68%) OneDrive
9 8 (7.77%) Azure Functions
9 8 (7.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (7.77%) Serverless
10 6 (5.83%) Azure Machine Learning
11 5 (4.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 5 (4.85%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) Firewall
2 17 (16.50%) Skype
3 11 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.83%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
3 15 (14.56%) Power BI
4 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.94%) OLTP
7 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.97%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.97%) JIRA
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (13.59%) Marketing
1 14 (13.59%) Publishing
2 5 (4.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (46.60%) Architect
2 30 (29.13%) Solutions Architect
3 18 (17.48%) Cloud Architect
4 13 (12.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 11 (10.68%) Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) Office 365 Business Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) Product Manager
7 9 (8.74%) Consultant
7 9 (8.74%) Senior Manager
7 9 (8.74%) Senior Product Manager
8 8 (7.77%) Azure Consultant
9 7 (6.80%) Java Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Lead Software Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Security Architect
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.36%) .NET
2 11 (10.68%) SAML
3 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (6.80%) Web Services
5 6 (5.83%) JSON
6 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.94%) COM
8 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.97%) CSS
8 1 (0.97%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.97%) HTML
8 1 (0.97%) OAuth
8 1 (0.97%) OpenID
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.97%) React
8 1 (0.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.89%) Public Cloud
2 23 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (18.45%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (15.53%) Data Centre
5 15 (14.56%) Management Information System
6 14 (13.59%) CMDB
7 9 (8.74%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (8.74%) Social Media
8 8 (7.77%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (5.83%) iPad
10 3 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.94%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.94%) User Experience
11 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Linux
3 2 (1.94%) CentOS
3 2 (1.94%) SUSE
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Presales
2 50 (48.54%) Data Protection
3 41 (39.81%) Project Management
4 38 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (35.92%) Thought Leadership
6 29 (28.16%) Service Delivery
7 23 (22.33%) Software Engineering
8 21 (20.39%) Business Development
8 21 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (18.45%) Customer Engagement
9 19 (18.45%) DevOps
10 17 (16.50%) Identity Access Management
10 17 (16.50%) Information Security
10 17 (16.50%) IT Strategy
10 17 (16.50%) SIEM
10 17 (16.50%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (16.50%) TOGAF
11 16 (15.53%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (15.53%) CRM
11 16 (15.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) SQL
2 13 (12.62%) Java
3 12 (11.65%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.68%) C#
5 9 (8.74%) Python
6 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.83%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.83%) Scala
6 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.94%) R
8 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (26.21%) Degree
2 16 (15.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (13.59%) CEH
4 14 (13.59%) CISSP
4 14 (13.59%) CompTIA Security+
4 14 (13.59%) ISEB
4 14 (13.59%) PMI Certification
4 14 (13.59%) PMP
5 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.83%) AWS Certification
7 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.91%) MCSA
8 3 (2.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (44.66%) GDPR
2 16 (15.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (13.59%) GPG13
4 4 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.53%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.71%) Docker
4 8 (7.77%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (6.80%) XenApp
5 7 (6.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) FortiGate
2 9 (8.74%) Terraform
3 7 (6.80%) Kubernetes
4 6 (5.83%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (5.83%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.83%) Puppet
5 2 (1.94%) Ansible
5 2 (1.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 52 (50.49%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.27%) CheckPoint
3 21 (20.39%) Citrix
4 17 (16.50%) VMware
5 15 (14.56%) Cisco
5 15 (14.56%) NetApp
6 14 (13.59%) EMC
7 8 (7.77%) Google
7 8 (7.77%) Oracle
8 6 (5.83%) arcserve
8 6 (5.83%) CommVault
8 6 (5.83%) Veeam
9 3 (2.91%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.91%) Fortinet
9 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.91%) Tableau
10 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.97%) Dell
11 1 (0.97%) HP