Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 404 595
Rank change year-on-year +65 +191 +195
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1583 1334 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.75% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.04% 5.72% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1045 666
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,000 £41,085 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +12.55% +0.43% +4.55%

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 31399 23329 19435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 13.10% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26101 19784 16274
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +1.01% +4.21%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +109 930 £69,000 +6.15% 53
South East +3 244 £59,000 +7.27% 20
North of England -22 132 £50,000 -3.51% 23
Midlands +5 109 £47,500 -17.39% 14
West Midlands +9 99 £47,500 -19.15% 11
East of England +30 77 £50,000 +1.01% 5
South West +2 76 £52,500 +10.53% 9
North West -32 65 £51,250 -0.49% 16
Yorkshire +38 62 £57,500 +4.55% 6
East Midlands +11 10 £75,000 +50.00% 3
North East +5 7 £65,000 +44.44% 1
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 1032 (65.19%) IaaS
2 906 (57.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 706 (44.60%) SaaS
4 642 (40.56%) Amazon AWS
5 627 (39.61%) Microsoft
6 527 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
7 451 (28.49%) DevOps
8 380 (24.01%) Java
9 322 (20.34%) Windows
10 314 (19.84%) Active Directory
11 304 (19.20%) Finance
12 288 (18.19%) SQL
13 287 (18.13%) .NET
14 269 (16.99%) Puppet
15 268 (16.93%) VMware
16 262 (16.55%) Python
17 254 (16.05%) SQL Server
18 252 (15.92%) Linux
19 243 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
20 240 (15.16%) Office 365
21 232 (14.66%) JavaScript
22 225 (14.21%) TDD
23 218 (13.77%) C#
24 217 (13.71%) Docker
25 213 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
26 209 (13.20%) Data Centre
26 209 (13.20%) PowerShell
26 209 (13.20%) Degree
27 200 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
28 196 (12.38%) Public Cloud

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 94 (5.94%) Cloud Foundry
2 82 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 82 (5.18%) WebSphere
3 75 (4.74%) OpenStack
4 69 (4.36%) Confluence
5 61 (3.85%) CMS
6 58 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 48 (3.03%) MS Exchange
8 47 (2.97%) Skype for Business
9 46 (2.91%) IIS
10 44 (2.78%) nginx
11 39 (2.46%) Apache Solr
12 33 (2.08%) Apache Spark
13 27 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 25 (1.58%) Apache
15 20 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
15 20 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (0.76%) JBoss
17 10 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.13%) Summit
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.063%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1032 (65.19%) IaaS
2 906 (57.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 706 (44.60%) SaaS
4 642 (40.56%) Amazon AWS
5 240 (15.16%) Office 365
6 108 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 73 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
8 65 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 58 (3.66%) npm
10 53 (3.35%) IBM Cloud
11 50 (3.16%) OpenShift
12 41 (2.59%) Bluemix
13 34 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 33 (2.08%) Serverless
15 18 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (1.07%) GitHub
16 17 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.88%) Heroku
18 13 (0.82%) Akamai
19 12 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 178 (11.24%) Firewall
2 171 (10.80%) DNS
3 145 (9.16%) WAN
4 137 (8.65%) VPN
5 86 (5.43%) LAN
6 77 (4.86%) DHCP
7 64 (4.04%) SSL
8 63 (3.98%) SAN
9 50 (3.16%) Skype
10 46 (2.91%) TCP/IP
11 45 (2.84%) Internet
12 35 (2.21%) DMZ
13 34 (2.15%) HTTP
14 29 (1.83%) VLAN
15 28 (1.77%) Unified Communications
16 25 (1.58%) MPLS
16 25 (1.58%) PBX
16 25 (1.58%) VoIP
17 24 (1.52%) Network Security
18 18 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 138 (8.72%) NoSQL
3 120 (7.58%) MongoDB
4 102 (6.44%) Big Data
5 91 (5.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 44 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
6 44 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 41 (2.59%) CouchDB
9 40 (2.53%) MySQL
10 35 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 34 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
12 29 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 28 (1.77%) RDBMS
14 26 (1.64%) Redis
15 21 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (1.20%) Power BI
18 18 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 191 (12.07%) Jenkins
2 155 (9.79%) Git (software)
3 95 (6.00%) JIRA
4 86 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 70 (4.42%) Gradle
6 65 (4.11%) Maven
7 64 (4.04%) Visual Studio
8 53 (3.35%) gulp
9 40 (2.53%) JUnit
9 40 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 40 (2.53%) TeamCity
10 37 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (2.15%) Travis CI
12 29 (1.83%) CircleCI
12 29 (1.83%) Mercurial
13 28 (1.77%) IBM UrbanCode
14 27 (1.71%) Jasmine
15 25 (1.58%) MSBuild
16 21 (1.33%) Selenium
17 20 (1.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 304 (19.20%) Finance
2 88 (5.56%) Marketing
3 87 (5.50%) Banking
4 79 (4.99%) Retail
5 43 (2.72%) Law
6 40 (2.53%) Billing
7 38 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 36 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 34 (2.15%) Games
10 30 (1.90%) Investment Banking
11 27 (1.71%) Advertising
12 24 (1.52%) Electronics
12 24 (1.52%) Financial Institution
13 20 (1.26%) Legal
14 19 (1.20%) Publishing
15 16 (1.01%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.44%) Automotive
17 5 (0.32%) Back Office
18 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 442 (27.92%) Architect
2 218 (13.77%) Developer
3 198 (12.51%) Cloud Architect
4 168 (10.61%) Cloud Engineer
5 164 (10.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 162 (10.23%) Solutions Architect
7 148 (9.35%) Azure Engineer
8 120 (7.58%) Consultant
9 113 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 86 (5.43%) Azure Architect
11 66 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 64 (4.04%) Cloud Consultant
13 62 (3.92%) Senior Developer
14 60 (3.79%) Infrastructure Architect
15 58 (3.66%) .NET Developer
15 58 (3.66%) Analyst
16 53 (3.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 47 (2.97%) Azure DevOps
18 44 (2.78%) C# Developer
19 41 (2.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (18.13%) .NET
2 180 (11.37%) AngularJS
3 174 (10.99%) CSS
4 169 (10.68%) HTML
5 167 (10.55%) Node.js
6 124 (7.83%) HTML5
7 116 (7.33%) Web Services
8 112 (7.08%) ASP.NET
9 87 (5.50%) JSON
10 78 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 75 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 72 (4.55%) REST
13 71 (4.49%) React
14 60 (3.79%) Middleware
15 57 (3.60%) .NET Framework
16 55 (3.47%) RESTful
17 51 (3.22%) CSS3
18 49 (3.10%) Spring
19 43 (2.72%) WCF
20 40 (2.53%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 209 (13.20%) Data Centre
2 196 (12.38%) Public Cloud
3 125 (7.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 117 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
6 91 (5.75%) Computer Science
7 81 (5.12%) User Experience
8 72 (4.55%) Management Information System
9 46 (2.91%) PKI
10 38 (2.40%) Cloud Native
11 37 (2.34%) Private Cloud
12 33 (2.08%) Clustering
13 28 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
14 27 (1.71%) Virtual Team
15 26 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
16 24 (1.52%) Social Media
17 18 (1.14%) N-Tier
18 15 (0.95%) Replication
19 14 (0.88%) BYOD
19 14 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 322 (20.34%) Windows
2 252 (15.92%) Linux
3 155 (9.79%) Windows Server
4 71 (4.49%) Unix
5 52 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (2.72%) Windows 7
8 40 (2.53%) Android
9 34 (2.15%) Windows 10
10 32 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.64%) CentOS
12 18 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 18 (1.14%) Windows Phone
12 18 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.95%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.82%) Solaris
14 13 (0.82%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.76%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (28.49%) DevOps
3 243 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
4 225 (14.21%) TDD
5 188 (11.88%) Microservices
6 171 (10.80%) ITIL
7 168 (10.61%) Open Source
8 160 (10.11%) Migration
9 153 (9.67%) Analytics
10 152 (9.60%) Continuous Delivery
11 143 (9.03%) Software Engineering
12 134 (8.46%) Presales
12 134 (8.46%) Scrum
13 129 (8.15%) BDD
14 121 (7.64%) IT Strategy
15 120 (7.58%) MVC
16 119 (7.52%) Project Management
17 113 (7.14%) TOGAF
18 110 (6.95%) CRM
19 106 (6.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 380 (24.01%) Java
2 288 (18.19%) SQL
3 262 (16.55%) Python
4 232 (14.66%) JavaScript
5 218 (13.77%) C#
6 209 (13.20%) PowerShell
7 112 (7.08%) PHP
8 105 (6.63%) Ruby
9 67 (4.23%) Shell Script
10 59 (3.73%) Bash Shell
11 55 (3.47%) Perl
12 53 (3.35%) Groovy
13 39 (2.46%) Go
14 30 (1.90%) Scala
15 22 (1.39%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.33%) C++
17 17 (1.07%) R
18 13 (0.82%) C
19 11 (0.69%) ES6
19 11 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 209 (13.20%) Degree
2 103 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (4.36%) MCSE
4 54 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 46 (2.91%) MCSA
6 32 (2.02%) Security Cleared
7 30 (1.90%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.77%) MCSD
9 26 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (1.39%) CISSP
11 21 (1.33%) ISEB
12 16 (1.01%) CCNA
12 16 (1.01%) Master's Degree
13 13 (0.82%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.69%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.63%) CCIE
16 9 (0.57%) CCNP
17 8 (0.51%) PMP
17 8 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (0.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.21%) QA
2 30 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.20%) SLA
4 17 (1.07%) GCP
5 16 (1.01%) GDPR
6 15 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.57%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.38%) GPG13
9 5 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.25%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.25%) SSAE 16
11 3 (0.19%) COBIT
12 2 (0.13%) COSO
12 2 (0.13%) HL7
12 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.13%) PMO
13 1 (0.063%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.063%) NIST 800
System Software
1 314 (19.84%) Active Directory
2 217 (13.71%) Docker
3 200 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 144 (9.10%) Hyper-V
5 72 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.90%) vSphere
8 26 (1.64%) XenApp
9 15 (0.95%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.69%) NFS
11 8 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.38%) Sendmail
12 6 (0.38%) vCloud
13 5 (0.32%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.25%) HDFS
14 4 (0.25%) KVM
14 4 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 269 (16.99%) Puppet
2 213 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
3 181 (11.43%) Ansible
4 126 (7.96%) Kubernetes
5 56 (3.54%) SCCM
6 54 (3.41%) Terraform
7 44 (2.78%) SCOM
8 20 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (1.26%) Nagios
9 18 (1.14%) EdgeSight
10 15 (0.95%) WSUS
11 14 (0.88%) NetBackup
12 12 (0.76%) Salt
13 10 (0.63%) Mesos
14 8 (0.51%) SCVMM
15 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.44%) vRealize
16 6 (0.38%) vCenter Server
17 5 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
17 5 (0.32%) vMotion
Vendors
1 627 (39.61%) Microsoft
2 268 (16.93%) VMware
3 160 (10.11%) Google
4 149 (9.41%) IBM
5 138 (8.72%) Oracle
6 84 (5.31%) Red Hat
7 80 (5.05%) Cisco
8 56 (3.54%) Splunk
9 55 (3.47%) SAP
10 46 (2.91%) Citrix
11 37 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
12 36 (2.27%) ATG
12 36 (2.27%) Demandware
12 36 (2.27%) hybris
13 35 (2.21%) EMC
13 35 (2.21%) NetApp
14 25 (1.58%) HP
15 24 (1.52%) AppDynamics
16 22 (1.39%) CheckPoint
17 21 (1.33%) Dell