Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 267 347
Rank change year-on-year +40 +80 +109
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,020 1,977 1,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.25% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.00% 5.13% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,481 1,446 1,216
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -4.00%

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 40,435 38,522 30,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 30.86% 24.41% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33,136 31,483 25,001
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +42 1,042 £70,000 -3.45% 117
South East +61 435 £65,000 - 92
Midlands +43 210 £61,500 +11.82% 65
North of England -11 164 £57,500 -3.36% 41
West Midlands +22 157 £62,500 +13.64% 46
East of England +117 98 £55,500 -27.21% 9
North West +18 76 £60,000 -14.29% 25
Yorkshire -44 64 £55,000 -5.17% 13
East Midlands +39 50 £56,000 +4.19% 19
South West -17 49 £57,500 +13.86% 27
North East +27 24 £51,240 -26.80% 3
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,291 (63.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,147 (56.78%) IaaS
3 918 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 871 (43.12%) Amazon AWS
5 870 (43.07%) DevOps
6 772 (38.22%) SaaS
7 740 (36.63%) Microsoft
8 467 (23.12%) SQL
9 409 (20.25%) .NET
10 395 (19.55%) Kubernetes
11 365 (18.07%) Microservices
12 363 (17.97%) C#
13 353 (17.48%) Windows
13 353 (17.48%) Python
14 349 (17.28%) Docker
15 327 (16.19%) PowerShell
16 315 (15.59%) Linux
17 305 (15.10%) JavaScript
18 297 (14.70%) Finance
19 295 (14.60%) Java
20 293 (14.50%) Migration
21 274 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
22 272 (13.47%) Serverless
23 265 (13.12%) SQL Server
24 254 (12.57%) Active Directory
25 250 (12.38%) Ansible
26 248 (12.28%) Software Engineering
27 244 (12.08%) Jenkins
28 240 (11.88%) Office 365
29 236 (11.68%) Analytics

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 93 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 87 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
3 76 (3.76%) IIS
4 68 (3.37%) Apache Spark
5 67 (3.32%) OpenStack
6 59 (2.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 59 (2.92%) Skype for Business
7 44 (2.18%) Tomcat
8 43 (2.13%) Confluence
9 41 (2.03%) MS Exchange
10 40 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
11 39 (1.93%) Apache
12 34 (1.68%) SAS
13 30 (1.49%) CMS
14 28 (1.39%) nginx
15 26 (1.29%) Apache Solr
16 18 (0.89%) Mule
16 18 (0.89%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.89%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 51 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.40%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.20%) Moqups
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.099%) InVision
6 2 (0.099%) Sketch
6 2 (0.099%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 39 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.25%) Workfront
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.20%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.099%) Magento
6 2 (0.099%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.050%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,291 (63.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,147 (56.78%) IaaS
3 871 (43.12%) Amazon AWS
4 772 (38.22%) SaaS
5 272 (13.47%) Serverless
6 240 (11.88%) Office 365
7 232 (11.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 96 (4.75%) Azure Active Directory
9 88 (4.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 86 (4.26%) Azure Functions
11 82 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
12 72 (3.56%) Power Platform
13 65 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
13 65 (3.22%) OpenShift
14 58 (2.87%) Amazon ECS
15 54 (2.67%) Azure Data Factory
15 54 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
16 53 (2.62%) Amazon S3
17 52 (2.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 48 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 190 (9.41%) Firewall
2 131 (6.49%) DNS
3 90 (4.46%) VPN
4 76 (3.76%) WAN
5 62 (3.07%) LAN
6 56 (2.77%) Skype
7 53 (2.62%) DHCP
7 53 (2.62%) Internet
8 32 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 32 (1.58%) Network Security
9 31 (1.53%) TCP/IP
10 29 (1.44%) HTTP
11 28 (1.39%) SAN
12 24 (1.19%) Wireless
13 20 (0.99%) SSL
14 19 (0.94%) NAS
15 16 (0.79%) WLAN
16 14 (0.69%) MPLS
17 13 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
17 13 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 136 (6.73%) Azure SQL Database
3 115 (5.69%) Big Data
4 113 (5.59%) Hadoop
5 101 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 75 (3.71%) MongoDB
7 68 (3.37%) Power BI
7 68 (3.37%) Relational Database
8 65 (3.22%) NoSQL
9 59 (2.92%) MySQL
10 55 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 53 (2.62%) Data Lake
11 53 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
12 52 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 51 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 51 (2.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 43 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (1.83%) Amazon Athena
16 35 (1.73%) Cosmos DB
17 30 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 244 (12.08%) Jenkins
2 232 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 119 (5.89%) Visual Studio Team System
4 92 (4.55%) JIRA
5 83 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 82 (4.06%) TeamCity
7 74 (3.66%) Visual Studio
8 66 (3.27%) Maven
9 46 (2.28%) Selenium
10 41 (2.03%) CircleCI
11 34 (1.68%) Bitbucket
12 29 (1.44%) Subversion
13 28 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 26 (1.29%) Artifactory
14 26 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
15 23 (1.14%) Codeship
16 21 (1.04%) Hudson
17 17 (0.84%) Babel
17 17 (0.84%) JUnit
17 17 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 297 (14.70%) Finance
2 107 (5.30%) Retail
3 92 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 73 (3.61%) Marketing
5 60 (2.97%) Banking
6 35 (1.73%) Games
7 30 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.04%) Legal
10 19 (0.94%) Law
11 17 (0.84%) Back Office
12 11 (0.54%) Electronics
13 10 (0.50%) Publishing
14 8 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.30%) Advertising
15 6 (0.30%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.20%) French Language
18 3 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 572 (28.32%) Architect
2 319 (15.79%) Developer
3 251 (12.43%) Solutions Architect
4 238 (11.78%) DevOps Engineer
5 217 (10.74%) Cloud Architect
6 194 (9.60%) Consultant
7 141 (6.98%) Azure Architect
8 127 (6.29%) Cloud Engineer
9 106 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 105 (5.20%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 103 (5.10%) .NET Developer
12 100 (4.95%) Azure Engineer
13 84 (4.16%) C# Developer
14 83 (4.11%) AWS Architect
14 83 (4.11%) Azure Consultant
15 79 (3.91%) Platform Engineer
16 78 (3.86%) Senior Developer
17 77 (3.81%) Azure DevOps
18 69 (3.42%) Senior Architect
19 64 (3.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (20.25%) .NET
2 234 (11.58%) Web Services
3 190 (9.41%) HTML
4 158 (7.82%) JSON
5 150 (7.43%) CSS
6 131 (6.49%) ASP.NET
7 112 (5.54%) REST
8 108 (5.35%) AngularJS
9 107 (5.30%) Node.js
10 101 (5.00%) React
11 100 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 91 (4.50%) .NET Core
13 89 (4.41%) RESTful
14 78 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 73 (3.61%) .NET Framework
16 67 (3.32%) Kafka
17 62 (3.07%) Spring
18 61 (3.02%) Elastic Stack
19 55 (2.72%) XML
20 53 (2.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 228 (11.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 223 (11.04%) Public Cloud
3 206 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 169 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
5 135 (6.68%) Enterprise Software
6 134 (6.63%) Cloud Native
7 93 (4.60%) User Experience
8 79 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
9 68 (3.37%) Management Information System
10 63 (3.12%) Mobile App
11 50 (2.48%) Private Cloud
12 42 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
13 36 (1.78%) PKI
14 29 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 29 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
14 29 (1.44%) Replication
15 26 (1.29%) Virtual Team
16 24 (1.19%) Clustering
17 22 (1.09%) Social Media
18 21 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 353 (17.48%) Windows
2 315 (15.59%) Linux
3 132 (6.53%) Windows Server
4 105 (5.20%) Unix
5 48 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (1.98%) Windows 10
7 33 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.19%) Android
8 24 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 18 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 18 (0.89%) CentOS
11 12 (0.59%) AIX
12 11 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.50%) VMS
14 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.099%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 918 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 870 (43.07%) DevOps
3 365 (18.07%) Microservices
4 293 (14.50%) Migration
5 274 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 248 (12.28%) Software Engineering
7 236 (11.68%) Analytics
8 229 (11.34%) Scrum
9 224 (11.09%) Infrastructure as Code
10 212 (10.50%) Test Automation
11 197 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
12 195 (9.65%) TDD
13 165 (8.17%) Thought Leadership
14 164 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
15 159 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
16 157 (7.77%) Configuration Management
16 157 (7.77%) Presales
17 155 (7.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 153 (7.57%) Mentoring
19 146 (7.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 467 (23.12%) SQL
2 363 (17.97%) C#
3 353 (17.48%) Python
4 327 (16.19%) PowerShell
5 305 (15.10%) JavaScript
6 295 (14.60%) Java
7 128 (6.34%) Bash Shell
8 84 (4.16%) T-SQL
9 78 (3.86%) Ruby
10 72 (3.56%) Perl
11 64 (3.17%) Go
12 49 (2.43%) Scala
13 44 (2.18%) PHP
14 37 (1.83%) Java 8
15 24 (1.19%) C
16 22 (1.09%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.04%) Groovy
18 20 (0.99%) PL/SQL
19 17 (0.84%) TypeScript
20 11 (0.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 153 (7.57%) Degree
2 104 (5.15%) AWS Certification
3 84 (4.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 82 (4.06%) Security Cleared
5 50 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (2.48%) MCSE
6 47 (2.33%) CISSP
7 33 (1.63%) SC Cleared
8 31 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
9 26 (1.29%) Master's Degree
10 23 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.99%) MCSA
12 17 (0.84%) CISM
13 13 (0.64%) CCNP
14 10 (0.50%) CCNA
15 9 (0.45%) CEH
15 9 (0.45%) MCITP
15 9 (0.45%) SANS
16 8 (0.40%) MCP
17 7 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.56%) QA
2 53 (2.62%) SLA
3 47 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 39 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (1.29%) GDPR
6 19 (0.94%) NIST
7 16 (0.79%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.30%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.25%) GAMP
10 5 (0.25%) GxP
10 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.20%) GPG13
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
12 3 (0.15%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.099%) NCSC
System Software
1 349 (17.28%) Docker
2 254 (12.57%) Active Directory
3 163 (8.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 153 (7.57%) Hyper-V
5 74 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (1.49%) vSphere
7 28 (1.39%) XenApp
8 19 (0.94%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.35%) DFS Replication
12 7 (0.35%) vCloud
12 7 (0.35%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.30%) HDFS
14 5 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.25%) KVM
15 3 (0.15%) LXC
15 3 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 395 (19.55%) Kubernetes
2 250 (12.38%) Ansible
3 220 (10.89%) Terraform
4 172 (8.51%) Puppet
5 155 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
6 62 (3.07%) SCCM
7 52 (2.57%) logstash
8 43 (2.13%) Kibana
9 33 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
10 28 (1.39%) Packer
11 27 (1.34%) Salt
12 25 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
13 23 (1.14%) CFEngine
14 22 (1.09%) Nagios
15 20 (0.99%) vCenter Server
16 16 (0.79%) SCOM
17 15 (0.74%) ZABBIX
18 14 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
18 14 (0.69%) Mesos
18 14 (0.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 740 (36.63%) Microsoft
2 208 (10.30%) VMware
3 197 (9.75%) Google
4 174 (8.61%) Oracle
5 83 (4.11%) Splunk
6 75 (3.71%) Citrix
7 74 (3.66%) Cisco
8 66 (3.27%) SAP
9 64 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
10 54 (2.67%) Red Hat
11 50 (2.48%) IBM
12 39 (1.93%) Atlassian
13 34 (1.68%) Cloudera
14 31 (1.53%) Nintex
15 29 (1.44%) Veeam
16 27 (1.34%) Tableau
17 25 (1.24%) Dell
18 24 (1.19%) MuleSoft
19 23 (1.14%) Symantec
20 22 (1.09%) Workday