Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 177 145 223
Rank change year-on-year -32 +78 +27
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,350 1,302 1,796
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.11% 2.28% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.81% 5.48% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,679 1,044 1,351
10th Percentile £44,150 £43,510 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £51,228
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £68,000 £65,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.62% +3.82% -2.96%
75th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,375 £92,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

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 48,906 23,748 39,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.88% 41.52% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33,983 20,457 32,924
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -31 1,199 £82,500 +3.13% 194
South East -59 375 £70,000 +7.69% 68
North of England +26 340 £60,000 - 72
Midlands -3 219 £60,000 -1.64% 37
North West +5 171 £60,000 -4.00% 41
West Midlands -12 160 £66,250 +1.92% 26
Yorkshire +29 147 £59,250 +36.21% 26
South West -32 113 £50,000 -9.09% 13
East of England -47 75 £55,000 -8.33% 12
East Midlands -12 59 £55,000 +37.50% 11
North East -20 23 £62,500 +16.28% 5
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 1,685 (71.70%) Azure
2 1,313 (55.87%) IaaS
3 1,089 (46.34%) SaaS
4 1,071 (45.57%) DevOps
5 909 (38.68%) AWS
6 861 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
7 847 (36.04%) Microsoft
8 677 (28.81%) CI/CD
9 617 (26.26%) Kubernetes
10 513 (21.83%) SQL
11 485 (20.64%) Terraform
12 481 (20.47%) PowerShell
13 465 (19.79%) Python
14 438 (18.64%) Docker
15 432 (18.38%) Social Skills
16 405 (17.23%) Active Directory
17 395 (16.81%) Linux
18 385 (16.38%) Finance
19 384 (16.34%) Public Cloud
20 382 (16.26%) Windows
21 368 (15.66%) Microservices
22 365 (15.53%) Infrastructure as Code
23 363 (15.45%) GCP
24 338 (14.38%) .NET
25 332 (14.13%) SQL Server
26 327 (13.91%) Ansible
27 296 (12.60%) Microsoft 365
28 295 (12.55%) Migration
29 294 (12.51%) JavaScript
30 293 (12.47%) C#

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 96 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 86 (3.66%) IIS
3 55 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
4 49 (2.09%) Confluence
5 39 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
6 36 (1.53%) Apache Spark
7 29 (1.23%) MS Exchange
8 28 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 27 (1.15%) Apache
10 19 (0.81%) Camunda
10 19 (0.81%) GemFire
11 18 (0.77%) CMS
12 17 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.60%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.51%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.47%) WebLogic
16 10 (0.43%) EPiServer
16 10 (0.43%) Skype for Business
17 9 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.26%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.94%) Sentinel
3 19 (0.81%) Magento
4 9 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.30%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.085%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.085%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.085%) SAP MDG
9 2 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.085%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.085%) Workfront
10 1 (0.043%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.043%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,685 (71.70%) Azure
2 1,313 (55.87%) IaaS
3 1,089 (46.34%) SaaS
4 909 (38.68%) AWS
5 363 (15.45%) GCP
6 296 (12.60%) Microsoft 365
7 281 (11.96%) Serverless
8 203 (8.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 162 (6.89%) Cloud Computing
10 146 (6.21%) Power Platform
11 131 (5.57%) Azure Data Factory
12 127 (5.40%) GitHub
13 108 (4.60%) Azure Service Bus
14 88 (3.74%) Azure Monitor
15 81 (3.45%) Azure Key Vault
16 76 (3.23%) Azure Functions
17 73 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 73 (3.11%) OpenShift
18 69 (2.94%) Azure Storage
19 65 (2.77%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 190 (8.09%) Firewall
2 143 (6.09%) DNS
3 136 (5.79%) Network Security
4 108 (4.60%) WAN
5 106 (4.51%) VPN
6 86 (3.66%) LAN
7 66 (2.81%) DHCP
8 61 (2.60%) SAN
9 49 (2.09%) HTTP
10 43 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
11 31 (1.32%) TCP/IP
12 29 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
13 28 (1.19%) SD-WAN
14 26 (1.11%) Internet
15 24 (1.02%) VLAN
16 22 (0.94%) SSL
17 18 (0.77%) NAS
17 18 (0.77%) VoIP
18 17 (0.72%) Cisco ISE
18 17 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 151 (6.43%) Big Data
3 141 (6.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 120 (5.11%) Power BI
5 108 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 102 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
7 99 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
8 80 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (3.02%) Relational Database
10 61 (2.60%) Data Lake
11 54 (2.30%) MySQL
12 51 (2.17%) Redis
13 42 (1.79%) MongoDB
14 38 (1.62%) Tableau
15 36 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 34 (1.45%) Hadoop
17 32 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 22 (0.94%) Oracle Database
19 20 (0.85%) Geospatial Data
20 19 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 267 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 228 (9.70%) Git (software)
3 150 (6.38%) TeamCity
4 86 (3.66%) Gradle
5 83 (3.53%) JIRA
6 76 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 72 (3.06%) GitLab
8 56 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 46 (1.96%) Visual Studio
10 39 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 35 (1.49%) Bitbucket
12 31 (1.32%) Protractor
13 30 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
15 25 (1.06%) Cucumber
16 23 (0.98%) Selenium
17 19 (0.81%) Maven
18 18 (0.77%) gulp
18 18 (0.77%) Jasmine
19 16 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 432 (18.38%) Social Skills
2 385 (16.38%) Finance
3 174 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 147 (6.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 104 (4.43%) Public Sector
6 79 (3.36%) Banking
7 76 (3.23%) Marketing
8 72 (3.06%) Retail
9 61 (2.60%) Law
10 49 (2.09%) Games
11 40 (1.70%) Telecoms
12 37 (1.57%) Legal
13 33 (1.40%) Organisational Skills
14 32 (1.36%) Presentation Skills
15 29 (1.23%) Manufacturing
15 29 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (1.19%) Billing
17 23 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
18 22 (0.94%) Publishing
19 21 (0.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 692 (29.45%) Architect
2 308 (13.11%) Developer
3 266 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 242 (10.30%) Cloud Architect
5 237 (10.09%) Solutions Architect
6 197 (8.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 187 (7.96%) Azure Architect
8 168 (7.15%) Azure Engineer
9 152 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 104 (4.43%) Consultant
11 92 (3.91%) Senior DevOps
12 79 (3.36%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 77 (3.28%) Senior Developer
14 74 (3.15%) Platform Engineer
15 71 (3.02%) .NET Developer
15 71 (3.02%) Software Engineer
16 69 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
17 68 (2.89%) Analyst
17 68 (2.89%) Azure Developer
18 62 (2.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (14.38%) .NET
2 165 (7.02%) React
3 162 (6.89%) Node.js
4 156 (6.64%) ARM Templates
5 121 (5.15%) JSON
6 108 (4.60%) REST
7 100 (4.26%) HTML
8 95 (4.04%) CSS
9 87 (3.70%) Kafka
10 84 (3.57%) .NET Core
11 83 (3.53%) RESTful
12 74 (3.15%) Spring
13 71 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
14 67 (2.85%) Middleware
15 66 (2.81%) Web Services
16 65 (2.77%) Spring Boot
17 57 (2.43%) Velocity
18 56 (2.38%) ASP.NET
19 55 (2.34%) XML
20 54 (2.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 384 (16.34%) Public Cloud
2 250 (10.64%) Cloud Native
3 131 (5.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 118 (5.02%) Data Centre
5 116 (4.94%) User Experience
6 98 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 96 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
8 88 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
9 76 (3.23%) Mobile App
10 56 (2.38%) Private Cloud
11 46 (1.96%) PKI
12 44 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
13 43 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
14 42 (1.79%) Clustering
15 40 (1.70%) Virtual Team
16 33 (1.40%) Replication
17 21 (0.89%) N-Tier
18 17 (0.72%) Social Network
19 13 (0.55%) Blog
19 13 (0.55%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 395 (16.81%) Linux
2 382 (16.26%) Windows
3 196 (8.34%) Windows Server
4 156 (6.64%) Unix
5 65 (2.77%) Windows 10
6 56 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
7 53 (2.26%) VMS
8 51 (2.17%) Android
9 49 (2.09%) Apple iOS
10 32 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
13 15 (0.64%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.55%) CentOS
14 13 (0.55%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.34%) Kali Linux
16 6 (0.26%) Debian
17 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
19 2 (0.085%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,071 (45.57%) DevOps
2 861 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 677 (28.81%) CI/CD
4 368 (15.66%) Microservices
5 365 (15.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 295 (12.55%) Migration
7 284 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
8 234 (9.96%) Configuration Management
9 224 (9.53%) Test Automation
10 214 (9.11%) Software Engineering
11 213 (9.06%) Scrum
12 208 (8.85%) SDLC
13 197 (8.38%) Mentoring
14 195 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 193 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
16 190 (8.09%) Cybersecurity
17 189 (8.04%) Analytics
18 169 (7.19%) Computer Science
19 168 (7.15%) Coaching
20 159 (6.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 513 (21.83%) SQL
2 481 (20.47%) PowerShell
3 465 (19.79%) Python
4 294 (12.51%) JavaScript
5 293 (12.47%) C#
6 266 (11.32%) Java
7 167 (7.11%) Bash
8 125 (5.32%) Ruby
9 94 (4.00%) Go
10 84 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 74 (3.15%) TypeScript
12 52 (2.21%) R
13 48 (2.04%) PHP
13 48 (2.04%) Scala
14 44 (1.87%) C
15 42 (1.79%) Perl
16 40 (1.70%) C++
16 40 (1.70%) Groovy
17 20 (0.85%) Kotlin
18 19 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 239 (10.17%) Degree
2 178 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 148 (6.30%) Security Cleared
4 127 (5.40%) SC Cleared
5 70 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (1.83%) MCSA
7 40 (1.70%) OCP
7 40 (1.70%) Oracle Certification
8 34 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (1.45%) MCSE
9 33 (1.40%) CISSP
10 26 (1.11%) MCTS
11 20 (0.85%) AWS Certification
12 14 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (0.60%) SANS
13 13 (0.55%) GIAC
14 11 (0.47%) DBS Check
14 11 (0.47%) Master's Degree
14 11 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
15 9 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.28%) SLA
2 73 (3.11%) QA
3 67 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (1.74%) GDPR
5 34 (1.45%) Data Quality
6 28 (1.19%) NIST
7 20 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 12 (0.51%) NCSC
9 8 (0.34%) PMO
10 7 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.21%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.21%) SOC 2
13 3 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.13%) GMP
13 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.13%) ITGC
13 3 (0.13%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 438 (18.64%) Docker
2 405 (17.23%) Active Directory
3 146 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 65 (2.77%) Hyper-V
6 32 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 28 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (1.06%) Firmware
8 25 (1.06%) vSphere
9 8 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.21%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.21%) KVM
12 5 (0.21%) vCloud
12 5 (0.21%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.17%) NFS
13 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 617 (26.26%) Kubernetes
2 485 (20.64%) Terraform
3 327 (13.91%) Ansible
4 159 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
5 155 (6.60%) Puppet
6 122 (5.19%) SCCM
7 78 (3.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 49 (2.09%) Grafana
9 45 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
10 43 (1.83%) Prometheus
11 25 (1.06%) CFEngine
11 25 (1.06%) SCOM
12 23 (0.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 23 (0.98%) Packer
13 19 (0.81%) Kibana
14 17 (0.72%) Istio
15 16 (0.68%) CASB
16 15 (0.64%) ZABBIX
17 14 (0.60%) WSUS
18 10 (0.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 847 (36.04%) Microsoft
2 199 (8.47%) VMware
3 164 (6.98%) Oracle
4 144 (6.13%) Google
5 86 (3.66%) Cisco
6 78 (3.32%) Databricks
7 57 (2.43%) Citrix
8 55 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 46 (1.96%) ServiceNow
10 45 (1.91%) SAP
11 40 (1.70%) Veeam
12 32 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (1.32%) IBM
14 25 (1.06%) Sophos
15 24 (1.02%) MuleSoft
15 24 (1.02%) Sitecore
15 24 (1.02%) Splunk
16 23 (0.98%) Meraki
17 19 (0.81%) AppDynamics
18 18 (0.77%) Dell