Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 207 238
Rank change year-on-year +67 +31 +62
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,517 1,867 2,067
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.28% 1.64% 1.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.57% 4.78% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,465 1,494 1,656
Median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
10th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £66,750
% change year-on-year +3.85% -2.62% +2.69%

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 27,226 39,075 37,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.93% 34.26% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,043 32,444 30,849
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 £30,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 +84 734 £77,500 +3.33% 147
South East +73 327 £65,000 +1.01% 64
North of England +21 143 £60,000 +4.35% 71
Midlands -11 123 £60,500 -2.42% 48
South West +116 121 £55,000 +15.79% 23
West Midlands +15 97 £62,500 +4.17% 31
North West +15 86 £60,000 +10.12% 29
East of England +31 46 £60,000 -7.69% 25
Yorkshire +36 40 £44,250 -36.79% 29
East Midlands +6 25 £40,000 -42.86% 17
North East +15 17 £60,000 +9.09% 13
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 1,151 (75.87%) Azure
2 932 (61.44%) IaaS
3 746 (49.18%) DevOps
4 676 (44.56%) SaaS
5 646 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
6 545 (35.93%) AWS
7 531 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 419 (27.62%) SQL
9 395 (26.04%) PowerShell
10 391 (25.77%) Microservices
11 387 (25.51%) Kubernetes
12 368 (24.26%) SQL Server
13 354 (23.34%) Terraform
14 353 (23.27%) .NET
15 336 (22.15%) C#
16 328 (21.62%) Docker
17 299 (19.71%) Python
18 288 (18.98%) Finance
19 279 (18.39%) Active Directory
20 271 (17.86%) Windows
21 257 (16.94%) Ansible
22 243 (16.02%) JavaScript
23 236 (15.56%) Linux
24 229 (15.10%) GCP
25 225 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
26 214 (14.11%) Azure Active Directory
27 208 (13.71%) Git (software)
28 206 (13.58%) Public Cloud
29 203 (13.38%) .NET Core
30 197 (12.99%) 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
1 168 (11.07%) SharePoint
2 72 (4.75%) NServiceBus
3 58 (3.82%) Confluence
4 41 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 40 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 29 (1.91%) IIS
8 24 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 21 (1.38%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.05%) Apache Spark
11 15 (0.99%) Skype for Business
12 14 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.86%) MS Exchange
13 13 (0.86%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.73%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.59%) Apache
16 8 (0.53%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
17 6 (0.40%) SAS
18 5 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (0.73%) Chatbot
2 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.26%) InVision
3 4 (0.26%) Sketch
4 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.066%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.066%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (1.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 11 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.40%) SAP GTS
8 5 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,151 (75.87%) Azure
2 932 (61.44%) IaaS
3 676 (44.56%) SaaS
4 545 (35.93%) AWS
5 229 (15.10%) GCP
6 214 (14.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 187 (12.33%) Microsoft 365
8 175 (11.54%) Serverless
9 138 (9.10%) Power Platform
10 86 (5.67%) Azure Functions
11 81 (5.34%) Dynamics 365
12 71 (4.68%) Azure Data Factory
13 66 (4.35%) OpenShift
14 62 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
15 52 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
15 52 (3.43%) Logic Apps
16 49 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 49 (3.23%) PowerApps
17 41 (2.70%) GitHub
18 39 (2.57%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (9.49%) Firewall
2 134 (8.83%) DNS
3 91 (6.00%) Skype
4 73 (4.81%) HTTP
5 55 (3.63%) SAN
6 49 (3.23%) VPN
7 48 (3.16%) Internet
8 37 (2.44%) VLAN
9 33 (2.18%) Network Security
10 27 (1.78%) TCP/IP
10 27 (1.78%) WAN
11 22 (1.45%) DHCP
12 20 (1.32%) WAAS
13 18 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (1.12%) DMZ
14 17 (1.12%) LAN
14 17 (1.12%) Wireshark
15 9 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (0.53%) AMQP
16 8 (0.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 151 (9.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 119 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 96 (6.33%) Cosmos DB
5 71 (4.68%) Data Lake
6 67 (4.42%) Big Data
7 55 (3.63%) Power BI
8 52 (3.43%) MongoDB
9 51 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
11 38 (2.50%) Relational Database
12 35 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (1.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 30 (1.98%) MySQL
14 28 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 28 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (1.45%) Redis
17 17 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
18 14 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 208 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 181 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 82 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (5.14%) JIRA
5 57 (3.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 55 (3.63%) TeamCity
7 51 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 36 (2.37%) Bitbucket
9 33 (2.18%) Maven
10 31 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 31 (2.04%) GitLab
11 30 (1.98%) Gradle
12 18 (1.19%) Visual Studio
13 16 (1.05%) IDA Disassembler
14 15 (0.99%) Selenium
14 15 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
15 8 (0.53%) git-flow
15 8 (0.53%) gulp
15 8 (0.53%) Subversion
16 6 (0.40%) Artifactory
General
1 288 (18.98%) Finance
2 61 (4.02%) Public Sector
3 51 (3.36%) Banking
4 36 (2.37%) Law
5 33 (2.18%) Back Office
6 24 (1.58%) Billing
7 20 (1.32%) Marketing
8 17 (1.12%) Games
9 16 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.99%) Legal
11 14 (0.92%) Retail
12 13 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.73%) Local Government
14 9 (0.59%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.40%) Electronics
17 4 (0.26%) Advertising
18 2 (0.13%) German Language
19 1 (0.066%) Italian Language
19 1 (0.066%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 381 (25.12%) Architect
2 264 (17.40%) Developer
3 195 (12.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 173 (11.40%) Azure Engineer
5 154 (10.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 135 (8.90%) Solutions Architect
7 126 (8.31%) Cloud Architect
8 124 (8.17%) Azure Architect
9 122 (8.04%) Consultant
10 117 (7.71%) .NET Developer
11 96 (6.33%) Senior Developer
12 88 (5.80%) AWS Engineer
12 88 (5.80%) Azure Developer
13 83 (5.47%) AWS DevOps
13 83 (5.47%) C# Developer
14 79 (5.21%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 71 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 64 (4.22%) Platform Engineer
17 63 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
18 62 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (23.27%) .NET
2 203 (13.38%) .NET Core
3 193 (12.72%) CSS
4 188 (12.39%) React
5 173 (11.40%) .NET Framework
6 150 (9.89%) jQuery
7 144 (9.49%) Web Services
8 141 (9.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 104 (6.86%) Entity Framework
10 91 (6.00%) HTML
11 82 (5.41%) ASP.NET
11 82 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 74 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 70 (4.61%) ASP.NET Core
13 70 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 66 (4.35%) Spring
15 64 (4.22%) REST
16 57 (3.76%) Spring Boot
17 54 (3.56%) Node.js
18 52 (3.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 206 (13.58%) Public Cloud
2 185 (12.20%) Cloud Native
3 113 (7.45%) Data Centre
4 112 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
5 91 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 68 (4.48%) N-Tier
7 57 (3.76%) Management Information System
8 55 (3.63%) Private Cloud
9 43 (2.83%) Reinsurance
10 35 (2.31%) User Experience
11 29 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 27 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
13 25 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
14 19 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 18 (1.19%) PKI
16 16 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
16 16 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
16 16 (1.05%) Wiki
17 14 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 271 (17.86%) Windows
2 236 (15.56%) Linux
3 134 (8.83%) Windows Server
4 74 (4.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 65 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (4.02%) Windows Server 2019
7 40 (2.64%) Unix
8 38 (2.50%) Android
9 32 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 24 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (1.19%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.73%) VMS
13 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.40%) SUSE
15 3 (0.20%) Solaris
15 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.066%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (49.18%) DevOps
2 646 (42.58%) Agile Software Development
3 391 (25.77%) Microservices
4 225 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
5 197 (12.99%) Scrum
6 179 (11.80%) Mentoring
7 178 (11.73%) Configuration Management
8 171 (11.27%) Analytics
9 168 (11.07%) MVC
10 167 (11.01%) Test Automation
11 161 (10.61%) Migration
12 160 (10.55%) Deployment Automation
13 158 (10.42%) SOA
14 135 (8.90%) Infrastructure as Code
15 130 (8.57%) ITIL
16 116 (7.65%) SOLID
17 113 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 108 (7.12%) Software Engineering
19 101 (6.66%) Enterprise Architecture
20 98 (6.46%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 419 (27.62%) SQL
2 395 (26.04%) PowerShell
3 336 (22.15%) C#
4 299 (19.71%) Python
5 243 (16.02%) JavaScript
6 185 (12.20%) Java
7 71 (4.68%) Bash Shell
7 71 (4.68%) T-SQL
8 65 (4.28%) Go
9 63 (4.15%) TypeScript
10 57 (3.76%) Ruby
11 43 (2.83%) Perl
12 24 (1.58%) C++
13 22 (1.45%) PHP
14 19 (1.25%) C
14 19 (1.25%) R
15 16 (1.05%) Groovy
16 13 (0.86%) Java 8
16 13 (0.86%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 184 (12.13%) Degree
2 139 (9.16%) Security Cleared
3 109 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 85 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (3.36%) MCSE
6 50 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (3.30%) CISSP
7 42 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
8 38 (2.50%) CISM
9 34 (2.24%) CCNA
10 29 (1.91%) CISA
11 28 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
12 22 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
13 21 (1.38%) MCSA
14 19 (1.25%) AWS Certification
14 19 (1.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 16 (1.05%) CCNP
15 16 (1.05%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (0.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (2.31%) QA
3 29 (1.91%) SLA
4 23 (1.52%) NIST
5 20 (1.32%) ITGC
6 19 (1.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 19 (1.25%) HIPAA
7 17 (1.12%) GDPR
8 15 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.92%) NCSC
10 12 (0.79%) PMO
11 10 (0.66%) COBIT
12 9 (0.59%) Data Quality
12 9 (0.59%) PMBOK
13 8 (0.53%) ISO 22301
13 8 (0.53%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 6 (0.40%) NIST 800
16 3 (0.20%) COSO
16 3 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 328 (21.62%) Docker
2 279 (18.39%) Active Directory
3 148 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (6.53%) Hyper-V
5 47 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.32%) vSphere
7 17 (1.12%) VirtualBox
8 13 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (0.79%) KVM
10 8 (0.53%) Xen
10 8 (0.53%) XenApp
11 6 (0.40%) Firmware
12 5 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.26%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.13%) HDFS
15 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 387 (25.51%) Kubernetes
2 354 (23.34%) Terraform
3 257 (16.94%) Ansible
4 147 (9.69%) Opscode Chef
5 111 (7.32%) Puppet
6 102 (6.72%) SCCM
7 84 (5.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 42 (2.77%) SCOM
9 28 (1.85%) CFEngine
10 23 (1.52%) SCVMM
11 22 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
12 21 (1.38%) Nagios
13 14 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
13 14 (0.92%) Prometheus
14 12 (0.79%) Demisto
14 12 (0.79%) Grafana
15 9 (0.59%) WSUS
16 8 (0.53%) Packer
17 7 (0.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 7 (0.46%) Rancher
Vendors
1 531 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 196 (12.92%) VMware
3 173 (11.40%) Google
4 129 (8.50%) Oracle
5 71 (4.68%) Databricks
6 67 (4.42%) SAP
7 62 (4.09%) Red Hat
8 59 (3.89%) Nintex
9 50 (3.30%) IBM
10 44 (2.90%) Cisco
11 39 (2.57%) Citrix
12 37 (2.44%) Veeam
13 35 (2.31%) SolarWinds
14 32 (2.11%) Sparx
14 32 (2.11%) Splunk
15 30 (1.98%) ServiceNow
16 24 (1.58%) Atlassian
17 23 (1.52%) Dynatrace
17 23 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
18 20 (1.32%) McAfee