Period
to 4 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 218 244
Rank change year-on-year +79 +26 +104
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,185 1,919 2,171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.29% 1.53% 1.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.52% 4.63% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 1,536 1,716
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 21,451 41,434 38,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.50% 33.03% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18,379 34,139 31,396
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in England

PaaS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PaaS in England.

Salary trend for PaaS in England

PaaS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in England over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for PaaS in England

PaaS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the England region over the 6 months to 4 December 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +77 570 £76,250 +5.17% 98
South East +107 308 £65,000 +4.00% 48
North of England +63 118 £60,000 +9.09% 41
Midlands +18 83 £65,000 +4.84% 25
North West +62 75 £70,000 +27.27% 30
South West +117 72 £55,000 +4.76% 25
West Midlands +23 71 £67,500 +8.43% 21
Yorkshire +60 29 £43,500 -20.91% 5
East of England +29 16 £61,250 +8.41% 16
North East +11 14 £57,500 +4.55% 6
East Midlands +42 12 £39,250 -34.58% 4
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 894 (75.44%) Azure
2 773 (65.23%) IaaS
3 563 (47.51%) DevOps
4 520 (43.88%) SaaS
5 435 (36.71%) AWS
6 410 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
7 406 (34.26%) Microsoft
8 333 (28.10%) PowerShell
9 309 (26.08%) SQL
10 302 (25.49%) Microservices
11 289 (24.39%) SQL Server
12 266 (22.45%) .NET
13 259 (21.86%) Python
14 256 (21.60%) Kubernetes
14 256 (21.60%) Terraform
15 242 (20.42%) Docker
16 233 (19.66%) Finance
17 225 (18.99%) C#
18 216 (18.23%) Ansible
19 215 (18.14%) Windows
20 213 (17.97%) Active Directory
21 169 (14.26%) Public Cloud
22 168 (14.18%) Java
23 161 (13.59%) Cloud Native
24 160 (13.50%) .NET Core
25 159 (13.42%) Git (software)
25 159 (13.42%) JavaScript
26 158 (13.33%) VMware
27 156 (13.16%) Office 365
28 153 (12.91%) GCP

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 115 (9.70%) SharePoint
2 85 (7.17%) NServiceBus
3 56 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
4 43 (3.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 38 (3.21%) IIS
6 35 (2.95%) Confluence
7 31 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 30 (2.53%) WebSphere
9 21 (1.77%) Skype for Business
10 18 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.93%) SAS
12 8 (0.68%) Apache
12 8 (0.68%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.59%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.42%) CMS
14 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.34%) InVision
2 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.34%) Sketch
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.084%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.084%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (2.03%) SAP Hybris
2 19 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (1.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 12 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
5 11 (0.93%) SAP GTS
6 9 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.42%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.084%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.084%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 894 (75.44%) Azure
2 773 (65.23%) IaaS
3 520 (43.88%) SaaS
4 435 (36.71%) AWS
5 156 (13.16%) Office 365
6 153 (12.91%) GCP
7 129 (10.89%) Serverless
8 124 (10.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 110 (9.28%) Power Platform
10 71 (5.99%) Azure Functions
11 57 (4.81%) AWS Lambda
12 56 (4.73%) Dynamics 365
13 55 (4.64%) OpenShift
13 55 (4.64%) PowerApps
14 46 (3.88%) GitHub
15 43 (3.63%) Azure Data Factory
16 38 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
17 34 (2.87%) Logic Apps
18 33 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
19 31 (2.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 124 (10.46%) Skype
2 117 (9.87%) DNS
3 92 (7.76%) HTTP
4 84 (7.09%) Firewall
5 48 (4.05%) Internet
6 36 (3.04%) Network Security
7 35 (2.95%) SAN
8 34 (2.87%) VPN
9 31 (2.62%) TCP/IP
10 15 (1.27%) DHCP
10 15 (1.27%) WAN
11 14 (1.18%) VLAN
12 13 (1.10%) LAN
13 11 (0.93%) AMQP
13 11 (0.93%) WAAS
14 10 (0.84%) SSL
15 9 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (0.68%) Kerberos
17 6 (0.51%) DMZ
17 6 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 129 (10.89%) NoSQL
3 90 (7.59%) Azure SQL Database
4 68 (5.74%) Big Data
5 66 (5.57%) Data Lake
6 47 (3.97%) Cosmos DB
7 39 (3.29%) MongoDB
8 38 (3.21%) Power BI
9 36 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (2.70%) MySQL
12 24 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 22 (1.86%) Redis
13 22 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.77%) Relational Database
15 18 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 159 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 123 (10.38%) Jenkins
3 70 (5.91%) TeamCity
4 63 (5.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 57 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 53 (4.47%) JIRA
7 27 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
8 24 (2.03%) GitLab
9 22 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (1.43%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.35%) Visual Studio
12 14 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (0.93%) Subversion
14 10 (0.84%) Selenium
15 9 (0.76%) Maven
16 8 (0.68%) Gradle
17 6 (0.51%) git-flow
18 5 (0.42%) Hudson
18 5 (0.42%) SpecFlow
18 5 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 233 (19.66%) Finance
2 48 (4.05%) Public Sector
3 33 (2.78%) Law
4 24 (2.03%) Back Office
5 21 (1.77%) Marketing
6 15 (1.27%) Games
7 14 (1.18%) Banking
8 13 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (0.93%) Advertising
10 8 (0.68%) Retail
10 8 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.51%) Billing
12 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.42%) Local Government
13 4 (0.34%) Legal
13 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.25%) Automotive
15 2 (0.17%) Electronics
16 1 (0.084%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.084%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 350 (29.54%) Architect
2 186 (15.70%) Developer
3 165 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 131 (11.05%) Solutions Architect
5 113 (9.54%) Azure Engineer
6 112 (9.45%) Cloud Architect
7 104 (8.78%) Azure Architect
8 96 (8.10%) .NET Developer
9 91 (7.68%) Consultant
10 75 (6.33%) Cloud Engineer
11 65 (5.49%) Senior Developer
12 62 (5.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 57 (4.81%) AWS DevOps
14 55 (4.64%) Platform Engineer
15 51 (4.30%) AWS Engineer
15 51 (4.30%) Senior DevOps
16 50 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
17 47 (3.97%) AWS Architect
18 46 (3.88%) DevOps Architect
19 45 (3.80%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (22.45%) .NET
2 160 (13.50%) .NET Core
3 140 (11.81%) React
4 136 (11.48%) .NET Framework
5 134 (11.31%) CSS
6 123 (10.38%) Web Services
7 110 (9.28%) jQuery
8 102 (8.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 88 (7.43%) ASP.NET
10 86 (7.26%) HTML
11 85 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 83 (7.00%) ASP.NET Core
12 83 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 79 (6.67%) Entity Framework
14 57 (4.81%) Spring
15 52 (4.39%) Spring Boot
16 44 (3.71%) Blazor
17 42 (3.54%) Redux
18 40 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
19 36 (3.04%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 169 (14.26%) Public Cloud
2 161 (13.59%) Cloud Native
3 99 (8.35%) Data Centre
4 77 (6.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 62 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (4.56%) Private Cloud
7 47 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (3.88%) Management Information System
9 37 (3.12%) User Experience
10 36 (3.04%) N-Tier
11 28 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
12 24 (2.03%) FMCG
12 24 (2.03%) Mobile App
13 21 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 15 (1.27%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.27%) Reinsurance
15 14 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
16 12 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
16 12 (1.01%) Replication
17 10 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 215 (18.14%) Windows
2 151 (12.74%) Linux
3 93 (7.85%) Windows Server
4 46 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (3.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 39 (3.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 33 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 25 (2.11%) Unix
8 15 (1.27%) Android
9 14 (1.18%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.93%) VMS
11 8 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.34%) Mesosphere
14 3 (0.25%) CentOS
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.084%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (47.51%) DevOps
2 410 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (25.49%) Microservices
4 146 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
5 141 (11.90%) Configuration Management
6 139 (11.73%) Scrum
7 134 (11.31%) Infrastructure as Code
7 134 (11.31%) MVC
8 128 (10.80%) SOA
9 123 (10.38%) Mentoring
10 116 (9.79%) Test Automation
11 113 (9.54%) Analytics
12 108 (9.11%) Enterprise Architecture
13 100 (8.44%) TOGAF
14 96 (8.10%) Deployment Automation
15 91 (7.68%) Migration
16 90 (7.59%) Fintech
17 87 (7.34%) ITIL
18 82 (6.92%) SOLID
19 80 (6.75%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 333 (28.10%) PowerShell
2 309 (26.08%) SQL
3 259 (21.86%) Python
4 225 (18.99%) C#
5 168 (14.18%) Java
6 159 (13.42%) JavaScript
7 60 (5.06%) Go
8 59 (4.98%) TypeScript
9 55 (4.64%) Bash Shell
9 55 (4.64%) Ruby
10 34 (2.87%) Perl
11 26 (2.19%) T-SQL
12 25 (2.11%) R
13 19 (1.60%) PHP
14 8 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (0.59%) C
16 5 (0.42%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.42%) U-SQL
17 4 (0.34%) C++
17 4 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (9.79%) Degree
2 84 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (5.65%) Security Cleared
4 59 (4.98%) SC Cleared
5 57 (4.81%) MCSE
6 43 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (3.54%) CISSP
8 32 (2.70%) CCNA
9 25 (2.11%) CISM
10 23 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (1.86%) MCSA
12 18 (1.52%) AWS Certification
13 17 (1.43%) CISA
14 16 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
15 15 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
16 13 (1.10%) CCNP
17 12 (1.01%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
17 12 (1.01%) PMI Certification
18 11 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 8 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (2.70%) SLA
3 24 (2.03%) NIST
4 21 (1.77%) GDPR
5 20 (1.69%) QA
6 19 (1.60%) PMO
7 15 (1.27%) PCI DSS
8 14 (1.18%) HIPAA
9 13 (1.10%) COBIT
9 13 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.93%) NCSC
10 11 (0.93%) NIST 800
11 10 (0.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 10 (0.84%) ITGC
12 6 (0.51%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 2 (0.17%) COSO
16 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 242 (20.42%) Docker
2 213 (17.97%) Active Directory
3 115 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (7.59%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.94%) vSphere
6 15 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.27%) XenApp
7 8 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.59%) Firmware
9 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.34%) HDFS
11 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.084%) Gluster
12 1 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.084%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.084%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.084%) Xen
Systems Management
1 256 (21.60%) Kubernetes
1 256 (21.60%) Terraform
2 216 (18.23%) Ansible
3 114 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
4 112 (9.45%) Puppet
5 99 (8.35%) SCCM
6 82 (6.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 37 (3.12%) Single Sign-On
8 22 (1.86%) SCVMM
9 18 (1.52%) SCOM
10 17 (1.43%) Prometheus
11 16 (1.35%) Grafana
12 13 (1.10%) Nagios
12 13 (1.10%) vCenter Server
13 11 (0.93%) Packer
14 9 (0.76%) Kibana
14 9 (0.76%) Opsview
14 9 (0.76%) WSUS
15 8 (0.68%) Consul
15 8 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 406 (34.26%) Microsoft
2 158 (13.33%) VMware
3 132 (11.14%) Google
4 78 (6.58%) Oracle
5 75 (6.33%) SAP
6 61 (5.15%) Databricks
7 58 (4.89%) Red Hat
8 45 (3.80%) IBM
9 41 (3.46%) Cisco
10 40 (3.38%) Citrix
10 40 (3.38%) Sparx
11 36 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (2.45%) ServiceNow
13 28 (2.36%) Adobe
13 28 (2.36%) SolarWinds
14 27 (2.28%) Nintex
15 25 (2.11%) New Relic
16 24 (2.03%) hybris
17 22 (1.86%) Splunk
18 20 (1.69%) Veeam