Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 152 165
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13 +20
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 46 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.25% 1.13% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.21% 8.51% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 21
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.86% +53.01% -28.24%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,100 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,750 £75,000 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £63,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% +50.00% +30.77%

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 638 552 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.35% 13.30% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 418 373 285
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,974
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.70% -7.42%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £26,550
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,750 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,765 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% +6.91% -6.43%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 32 (69.57%) Line Management
2 31 (67.39%) Degree
3 30 (65.22%) SaaS
3 30 (65.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 25 (54.35%) Marketing
4 25 (54.35%) Mentoring
5 22 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (47.83%) IaaS
5 22 (47.83%) Social Media
5 22 (47.83%) Product Management
6 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (36.96%) Service Delivery
8 16 (34.78%) Presales
9 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
10 12 (26.09%) ITIL
10 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
11 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (23.91%) VMware
11 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
12 10 (21.74%) CRM
13 9 (19.57%) EMC
13 9 (19.57%) ISEB
13 9 (19.57%) Citrix
13 9 (19.57%) Publishing
13 9 (19.57%) Project Management
13 9 (19.57%) Firewall
13 9 (19.57%) NetApp
13 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
13 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (19.57%) Zachman Framework

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 2 (4.35%) CMS
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (4.35%) IIS
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (65.22%) SaaS
2 22 (47.83%) IaaS
3 18 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.52%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (6.52%) Office 365
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) MSBuild
General
1 25 (54.35%) Marketing
2 9 (19.57%) Publishing
3 3 (6.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Product Manager
2 15 (32.61%) Architect
3 14 (30.43%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Head of Product Management
4 5 (10.87%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 3 (6.52%) ERP Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.35%) JSON
2 2 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (47.83%) Social Media
2 11 (23.91%) Data Centre
3 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
4 8 (17.39%) CMDB
5 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.35%) Clustering
6 2 (4.35%) Tandem
7 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
1 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
1 2 (4.35%) Windows NT
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Line Management
2 30 (65.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (54.35%) Mentoring
4 22 (47.83%) Product Management
5 17 (36.96%) Service Delivery
6 16 (34.78%) Presales
7 12 (26.09%) ITIL
7 12 (26.09%) TOGAF
8 10 (21.74%) CRM
9 9 (19.57%) Project Management
9 9 (19.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
9 9 (19.57%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (19.57%) Zachman Framework
10 8 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (17.39%) Gantt Chart
10 8 (17.39%) IT Governance
10 8 (17.39%) ITIL V3
10 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
10 8 (17.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
2 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (67.39%) Degree
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (19.57%) ISEB
3 8 (17.39%) PMI Certification
3 8 (17.39%) PMP
4 5 (10.87%) CEH
4 5 (10.87%) CISSP
4 5 (10.87%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (4.35%) MCSA
5 2 (4.35%) MCSD
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) GPG13
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Citrix
3 9 (19.57%) EMC
3 9 (19.57%) NetApp
4 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.87%) ServiceNow
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco
6 4 (8.70%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) BMC
7 3 (6.52%) Capita
7 3 (6.52%) IBM
8 2 (4.35%) Google
8 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle
8 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
9 1 (2.17%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas