Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 239 272 422
Rank change year-on-year +33 +150 +134
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,983 2,055 1,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.44% 1.24% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.39% 5.57% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,399 1,617 952
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,755 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £99,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -4.17%

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 36,803 36,900 24,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 26.74% 22.20% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29,593 30,536 20,480
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in England

PaaS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PaaS in England

PaaS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +26 1,087 £70,000 -3.45% 63
South East +116 406 £65,000 +18.18% 15
Midlands +37 205 £65,000 +23.81% 24
North of England -9 181 £57,500 -4.17% 19
West Midlands +19 155 £65,000 +23.81% 24
North West +44 91 £60,000 +26.32% 11
Yorkshire -35 73 £60,000 -12.73% 7
East of England +67 58 £60,000 -26.83% 10
East Midlands +27 50 £55,000 -18.52%
South West -17 48 £57,500 +15.00% 5
North East +24 17 £39,500 -43.57% 1
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 1,307 (65.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,156 (58.30%) IaaS
3 840 (42.36%) SaaS
4 830 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
5 824 (41.55%) Microsoft
6 823 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
7 722 (36.41%) DevOps
8 467 (23.55%) SQL
9 423 (21.33%) Windows
10 374 (18.86%) PowerShell
11 356 (17.95%) Active Directory
12 352 (17.75%) Python
13 319 (16.09%) Docker
14 313 (15.78%) .NET
15 311 (15.68%) Linux
16 309 (15.58%) Java
17 304 (15.33%) Finance
18 301 (15.18%) Microservices
19 300 (15.13%) Public Cloud
20 298 (15.03%) C#
21 296 (14.93%) SQL Server
22 295 (14.88%) Office 365
23 289 (14.57%) Kubernetes
24 283 (14.27%) Jenkins
25 275 (13.87%) Git (software)
26 267 (13.46%) Migration
26 267 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
27 252 (12.71%) JavaScript
27 252 (12.71%) Serverless
28 250 (12.61%) Scrum

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
1 109 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 90 (4.54%) Skype for Business
3 82 (4.14%) MS Exchange
4 73 (3.68%) IIS
5 59 (2.98%) Cloud Foundry
5 59 (2.98%) OpenStack
6 57 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
7 54 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
8 53 (2.67%) Apache Spark
9 50 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 49 (2.47%) Confluence
11 36 (1.82%) WebSphere
12 35 (1.77%) Apache
13 33 (1.66%) WebLogic
14 29 (1.46%) SAS
15 25 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
16 18 (0.91%) CMS
16 18 (0.91%) Mule
17 14 (0.71%) Apache Solr
18 13 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 55 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.45%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.25%) HipChat
6 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.10%) SPSS
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 28 (1.41%) thinkFolio
2 20 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.50%) SAP GRC
3 10 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.30%) Magento
5 6 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.050%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.050%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.050%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.050%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,307 (65.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,156 (58.30%) IaaS
3 840 (42.36%) SaaS
4 830 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
5 295 (14.88%) Office 365
6 252 (12.71%) Serverless
7 229 (11.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 125 (6.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 92 (4.64%) Azure Functions
10 90 (4.54%) OpenShift
11 68 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
12 66 (3.33%) GitHub
13 64 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 60 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
15 55 (2.77%) AWS Lambda
16 52 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
17 51 (2.57%) Amazon S3
17 51 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
18 39 (1.97%) Amazon Kinesis
19 38 (1.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 225 (11.35%) Firewall
2 131 (6.61%) DNS
3 76 (3.83%) VPN
4 75 (3.78%) Skype
5 71 (3.58%) WAN
6 66 (3.33%) LAN
7 64 (3.23%) DHCP
8 55 (2.77%) TCP/IP
9 49 (2.47%) SAN
10 42 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (1.77%) Network Security
12 33 (1.66%) HTTP
12 33 (1.66%) SSL
13 29 (1.46%) Internet
14 24 (1.21%) Wireless
15 22 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
16 19 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
17 18 (0.91%) VLAN
18 17 (0.86%) NAS
19 13 (0.66%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 170 (8.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 111 (5.60%) NoSQL
4 106 (5.35%) Big Data
5 103 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (4.49%) Hadoop
7 86 (4.34%) Power BI
8 84 (4.24%) Relational Database
9 74 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 62 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 58 (2.92%) MongoDB
12 51 (2.57%) MySQL
12 51 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 47 (2.37%) Cosmos DB
13 47 (2.37%) Data Lake
14 42 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 41 (2.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 41 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (1.82%) RDBMS
17 32 (1.61%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 283 (14.27%) Jenkins
2 275 (13.87%) Git (software)
3 138 (6.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 107 (5.40%) JIRA
5 102 (5.14%) TeamCity
6 101 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 99 (4.99%) Visual Studio
8 79 (3.98%) Maven
9 54 (2.72%) Bitbucket
10 48 (2.42%) CircleCI
11 44 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
12 37 (1.87%) Codeship
13 31 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 29 (1.46%) Artifactory
14 29 (1.46%) Selenium
15 28 (1.41%) SonarQube
16 27 (1.36%) GitLab
17 24 (1.21%) Gradle
18 18 (0.91%) JUnit
19 17 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 304 (15.33%) Finance
2 116 (5.85%) Marketing
3 103 (5.19%) Banking
4 100 (5.04%) Retail
5 44 (2.22%) Games
6 27 (1.36%) Publishing
7 26 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.06%) Legal
9 16 (0.81%) Advertising
10 14 (0.71%) Back Office
11 12 (0.61%) Law
12 11 (0.55%) French Language
13 10 (0.50%) Electronics
14 9 (0.45%) German Language
14 9 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.35%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 630 (31.77%) Architect
2 285 (14.37%) Solutions Architect
3 270 (13.62%) Developer
4 243 (12.25%) Cloud Architect
5 215 (10.84%) Consultant
6 193 (9.73%) Azure Architect
7 179 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 101 (5.09%) Cloud Engineer
9 90 (4.54%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 75 (3.78%) Azure Consultant
11 74 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 74 (3.73%) Technical Architect
12 68 (3.43%) .NET Developer
13 67 (3.38%) AWS Architect
14 66 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
15 64 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
16 62 (3.13%) AWS DevOps
17 61 (3.08%) Analyst
18 60 (3.03%) Cloud Consultant
18 60 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (15.78%) .NET
2 182 (9.18%) Web Services
3 160 (8.07%) HTML
4 145 (7.31%) REST
5 139 (7.01%) CSS
6 137 (6.91%) JSON
7 135 (6.81%) Node.js
8 114 (5.75%) AngularJS
9 111 (5.60%) React
10 108 (5.45%) RESTful
11 83 (4.19%) Spring
12 80 (4.03%) ASP.NET
13 65 (3.28%) Elastic Stack
14 64 (3.23%) Spring Boot
15 55 (2.77%) .NET Framework
16 51 (2.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 49 (2.47%) XML
18 47 (2.37%) Kafka
19 46 (2.32%) .NET Core
20 43 (2.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 300 (15.13%) Public Cloud
2 247 (12.46%) Hybrid Cloud
3 181 (9.13%) Data Centre
4 105 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
5 102 (5.14%) User Experience
6 98 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
7 83 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (3.93%) Cloud Native
8 78 (3.93%) Management Information System
9 62 (3.13%) Private Cloud
10 58 (2.92%) PKI
11 56 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
12 51 (2.57%) Fintech
13 50 (2.52%) Mobile App
14 32 (1.61%) Virtual Team
15 30 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 29 (1.46%) Derivative
16 29 (1.46%) Equities
16 29 (1.46%) Fixed Income
17 28 (1.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 423 (21.33%) Windows
2 311 (15.68%) Linux
3 148 (7.46%) Windows Server
4 88 (4.44%) Unix
5 71 (3.58%) Windows 10
6 60 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 19 (0.96%) Android
11 18 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.55%) CentOS
12 11 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.30%) AIX
15 6 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.30%) SUSE
15 6 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 823 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 722 (36.41%) DevOps
3 301 (15.18%) Microservices
4 267 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
4 267 (13.46%) Migration
5 250 (12.61%) Scrum
6 226 (11.40%) Analytics
6 226 (11.40%) Presales
7 225 (11.35%) Software Engineering
8 182 (9.18%) Computer Science
9 170 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 169 (8.52%) Project Management
10 169 (8.52%) Thought Leadership
11 158 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
11 158 (7.97%) TDD
12 157 (7.92%) Test Automation
13 156 (7.87%) Information Security
14 148 (7.46%) Configuration Management
14 148 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
15 145 (7.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 467 (23.55%) SQL
2 374 (18.86%) PowerShell
3 352 (17.75%) Python
4 309 (15.58%) Java
5 298 (15.03%) C#
6 252 (12.71%) JavaScript
7 146 (7.36%) Bash Shell
8 69 (3.48%) Go
9 66 (3.33%) Perl
10 62 (3.13%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.62%) Ruby
12 41 (2.07%) PHP
13 36 (1.82%) Java 8
14 35 (1.77%) C
14 35 (1.77%) Scala
15 33 (1.66%) R
16 28 (1.41%) Groovy
16 28 (1.41%) Shell Script
17 26 (1.31%) C++
18 24 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 219 (11.04%) Degree
2 103 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 78 (3.93%) AWS Certification
5 71 (3.58%) Security Cleared
6 59 (2.98%) MCSE
7 53 (2.67%) CISSP
8 37 (1.87%) Master's Degree
9 34 (1.71%) MCSA
10 33 (1.66%) SC Cleared
11 30 (1.51%) CEH
12 28 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
13 21 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
14 19 (0.96%) PMI Certification
15 17 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (0.81%) PMP
17 15 (0.76%) ISEB
17 15 (0.76%) SANS
18 14 (0.71%) CISM
19 10 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.53%) QA
2 61 (3.08%) GDPR
3 50 (2.52%) SLA
4 42 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (2.02%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.76%) GPG13
7 11 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.20%) PMO
11 3 (0.15%) COBIT
11 3 (0.15%) PA-DSS
12 2 (0.10%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.050%) HL7
13 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 356 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 319 (16.09%) Docker
3 204 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 171 (8.62%) Hyper-V
5 55 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
6 54 (2.72%) XenApp
7 29 (1.46%) vSphere
8 23 (1.16%) XenDesktop
9 21 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.40%) vCloud
11 8 (0.40%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.15%) HDFS
15 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.10%) Ceph
15 2 (0.10%) KVM
15 2 (0.10%) LXC
Systems Management
1 289 (14.57%) Kubernetes
2 243 (12.25%) Ansible
3 179 (9.03%) Puppet
3 179 (9.03%) Terraform
4 160 (8.07%) Opscode Chef
5 92 (4.64%) SCCM
6 41 (2.07%) logstash
7 40 (2.02%) SCOM
8 37 (1.87%) CFEngine
9 33 (1.66%) Kibana
9 33 (1.66%) Nagios
9 33 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
10 30 (1.51%) SCVMM
11 28 (1.41%) FortiGate
12 25 (1.26%) Salt
12 25 (1.26%) vCenter Server
13 22 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
14 16 (0.81%) Packer
15 13 (0.66%) Control-M
15 13 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 824 (41.55%) Microsoft
2 249 (12.56%) VMware
3 224 (11.30%) Google
4 136 (6.86%) Oracle
5 103 (5.19%) Splunk
6 97 (4.89%) Cisco
7 93 (4.69%) Citrix
8 74 (3.73%) CheckPoint
9 58 (2.92%) Atlassian
9 58 (2.92%) SAP
10 57 (2.87%) Red Hat
11 47 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
12 46 (2.32%) AppDynamics
12 46 (2.32%) IBM
13 41 (2.07%) Veeam
14 36 (1.82%) Tableau
15 34 (1.71%) Symantec
16 32 (1.61%) Cognizant
17 30 (1.51%) EMC
18 28 (1.41%) Charles River