Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 136 137
Rank change year-on-year +31 +1 +46
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 89 60 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.44% 1.58% 1.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.22% 8.86% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 59 39 19
Birmingham median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -2.65% +23.50%
10th Percentile £47,487 £40,100 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £73,500
West Midlands median annual salary £58,250 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +22.63% -17.39% +35.29%

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 793 677 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.70% 17.83% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 612 536 390
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £46,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.95% -6.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,825 £28,000 £28,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +12.58%

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for PaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 54 (60.67%) IaaS
2 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (44.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (43.82%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (38.20%) Software Engineering
6 32 (35.96%) SaaS
7 30 (33.71%) ITIL
8 28 (31.46%) Degree
9 27 (30.34%) TOGAF
10 26 (29.21%) Service Management
11 25 (28.09%) Mentoring
12 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
13 23 (25.84%) Line Management
13 23 (25.84%) Public Cloud
13 23 (25.84%) Presales
13 23 (25.84%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (24.72%) Data Centre
14 22 (24.72%) Project Management
15 21 (23.60%) PRINCE2
15 21 (23.60%) CRM
15 21 (23.60%) .NET
15 21 (23.60%) VMware
15 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (23.60%) Capacity Planning
16 20 (22.47%) ITIL V3
16 20 (22.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (22.47%) Publishing
16 20 (22.47%) Java
16 20 (22.47%) Self-Motivation
17 19 (21.35%) Due Diligence

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 (2.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Fireworks
1 3 (3.37%) Moqups
1 3 (3.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.12%) Maya
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP ECC
1 4 (4.49%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (60.67%) IaaS
2 40 (44.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (43.82%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (35.96%) SaaS
5 7 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (5.62%) Office 365
7 3 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (3.37%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) Power BI
2 8 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.49%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.25%) Big Data
7 2 (2.25%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.25%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (2.25%) QlikView
8 1 (1.12%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.37%) Subversion
2 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 20 (22.47%) Publishing
2 17 (19.10%) Finance
3 6 (6.74%) Retail
4 5 (5.62%) Marketing
5 4 (4.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (62.92%) Architect
2 36 (40.45%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (14.61%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Data Architect
4 12 (13.48%) Java Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) .NET Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) C# Software Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Java Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Scala Software Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Security Architect
10 6 (6.74%) Security Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.62%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) HTML
3 5 (5.62%) HTML5
3 5 (5.62%) jQuery
4 4 (4.49%) CSS
5 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (3.37%) CSS3
5 3 (3.37%) Node.js
5 3 (3.37%) Universal Windows Platform
5 3 (3.37%) Web Services
6 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.12%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.12%) CGI
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Public Cloud
2 22 (24.72%) Data Centre
3 20 (22.47%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (21.35%) Management Information System
5 18 (20.22%) CMDB
5 18 (20.22%) Computer Science
6 12 (13.48%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (7.87%) Reference Data
8 6 (6.74%) Fintech
9 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (5.62%) Private Cloud
9 5 (5.62%) Social Media
10 4 (4.49%) NHS
11 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
11 3 (3.37%) Tandem
11 3 (3.37%) User Experience
12 2 (2.25%) Blog
12 2 (2.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Android
2 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) Software Engineering
3 30 (33.71%) ITIL
4 27 (30.34%) TOGAF
5 26 (29.21%) Service Management
6 25 (28.09%) Mentoring
7 23 (25.84%) Line Management
7 23 (25.84%) Presales
7 23 (25.84%) Technical Architecture
8 22 (24.72%) Project Management
9 21 (23.60%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (23.60%) CRM
9 21 (23.60%) PRINCE2
10 20 (22.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (22.47%) ITIL V3
11 19 (21.35%) Due Diligence
11 19 (21.35%) Service Delivery
11 19 (21.35%) Zachman Framework
12 18 (20.22%) Information Security
12 18 (20.22%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) Java
2 18 (20.22%) C#
3 7 (7.87%) Scala
3 7 (7.87%) SQL
4 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.49%) Python
5 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Degree
2 19 (21.35%) ISEB
3 18 (20.22%) CEH
3 18 (20.22%) CISSP
3 18 (20.22%) CompTIA Security+
3 18 (20.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (20.22%) PMI Certification
3 18 (20.22%) PMP
4 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.12%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) GPG13
1 18 (20.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.24%) GDPR
3 7 (7.87%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.25%) Docker
3 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Ansible
2 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.25%) Puppet
3 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.12%) Rundeck
3 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.60%) VMware
3 19 (21.35%) Citrix
3 19 (21.35%) EMC
3 19 (21.35%) NetApp
4 18 (20.22%) CheckPoint
5 17 (19.10%) Google
6 5 (5.62%) Xamarin
7 4 (4.49%) SAP
8 3 (3.37%) IBM
8 3 (3.37%) Oracle
9 2 (2.25%) Informatica
9 2 (2.25%) Tableau
10 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.12%) BMC
10 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow