Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 169 232
Rank change year-on-year +4 +63 +35
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,344 943 1,963
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.20% 2.09% 1.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.03% 5.29% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,631 716 1,446
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,625 £42,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -3.70%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £95,000
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 46,637 17,827 41,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.74% 39.43% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 32,768 15,113 34,111
10th Percentile £32,594 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +12 1,166 £80,000 +10.34% 172
South East -35 437 £66,000 -2.22% 52
North of England -12 316 £60,481 -12.98% 73
Midlands -8 188 £60,000 - 47
North West -39 158 £60,000 -14.29% 35
West Midlands -22 127 £72,500 +20.83% 31
Yorkshire -18 126 £67,500 +22.73% 30
South West -52 92 £57,500 -36.11% 17
East of England -36 75 £48,000 +2.01% 19
East Midlands -22 61 £55,000 +4.76% 16
North East -13 35 £60,000 +20.00% 8
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 1,612 (68.77%) Azure
2 1,383 (59.00%) IaaS
3 1,109 (47.31%) DevOps
4 1,065 (45.44%) SaaS
5 995 (42.45%) AWS
6 955 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 844 (36.01%) Microsoft
8 692 (29.52%) Kubernetes
9 555 (23.68%) Python
10 528 (22.53%) Docker
11 523 (22.31%) SQL
12 505 (21.54%) Terraform
13 481 (20.52%) Social Skills
14 469 (20.01%) PowerShell
15 452 (19.28%) Infrastructure as Code
16 444 (18.94%) Microservices
17 430 (18.34%) Public Cloud
18 410 (17.49%) Active Directory
19 395 (16.85%) Finance
20 390 (16.64%) Java
21 383 (16.34%) Ansible
22 372 (15.87%) .NET
23 361 (15.40%) Windows
24 351 (14.97%) JavaScript
25 350 (14.93%) GCP
26 341 (14.55%) Linux
27 338 (14.42%) Serverless
28 331 (14.12%) SQL Server
29 316 (13.48%) Git (software)
30 299 (12.76%) Jenkins

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
1 135 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 124 (5.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 87 (3.71%) Elasticsearch
4 77 (3.28%) IIS
5 48 (2.05%) GemFire
6 46 (1.96%) Confluence
7 42 (1.79%) Apache Spark
8 32 (1.37%) Apache
9 30 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 27 (1.15%) MS Exchange
11 21 (0.90%) CMS
12 19 (0.81%) Umbraco
13 18 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.73%) WordPress
15 14 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
16 12 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.51%) Camunda
17 11 (0.47%) NServiceBus
17 11 (0.47%) WebSphere
18 8 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 62 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.43%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.043%) Figma
7 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
2 29 (1.24%) Sentinel
3 15 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.47%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 6 (0.26%) Summit
7 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.043%) Maximo
10 1 (0.043%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1,612 (68.77%) Azure
2 1,383 (59.00%) IaaS
3 1,065 (45.44%) SaaS
4 995 (42.45%) AWS
5 350 (14.93%) GCP
6 338 (14.42%) Serverless
7 278 (11.86%) Microsoft 365
8 244 (10.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 169 (7.21%) GitHub
10 164 (7.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 145 (6.19%) Azure Service Bus
12 136 (5.80%) Power Platform
13 135 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
14 117 (4.99%) Amazon EKS
15 111 (4.74%) Azure Storage
16 98 (4.18%) Azure Data Factory
17 85 (3.63%) AWS Lambda
17 85 (3.63%) Azure Stack
18 84 (3.58%) Azure Functions
19 78 (3.33%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 211 (9.00%) Firewall
2 137 (5.84%) DNS
3 135 (5.76%) VPN
4 116 (4.95%) Network Security
5 84 (3.58%) WAN
6 81 (3.46%) HTTP
7 73 (3.11%) LAN
8 70 (2.99%) TCP/IP
9 66 (2.82%) DHCP
10 62 (2.65%) SAN
11 36 (1.54%) Calico
11 36 (1.54%) SSL
12 31 (1.32%) VLAN
13 24 (1.02%) VoIP
14 21 (0.90%) IPsec
14 21 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (0.85%) MPLS
15 20 (0.85%) SD-WAN
16 19 (0.81%) Internet
16 19 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 193 (8.23%) NoSQL
3 172 (7.34%) Big Data
4 142 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 107 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
6 101 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
7 99 (4.22%) Power BI
8 77 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 76 (3.24%) Data Lake
10 70 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 69 (2.94%) MySQL
12 67 (2.86%) Redis
13 57 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 50 (2.13%) MongoDB
14 50 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 46 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
15 46 (1.96%) Hadoop
16 33 (1.41%) Tableau
17 31 (1.32%) RDBMS
18 26 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 316 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 299 (12.76%) Jenkins
3 112 (4.78%) JIRA
4 96 (4.10%) GitLab
5 74 (3.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 67 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 66 (2.82%) Gradle
8 60 (2.56%) Protractor
9 56 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 52 (2.22%) Cucumber
11 51 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 51 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 50 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
13 48 (2.05%) Selenium
14 46 (1.96%) gulp
15 41 (1.75%) Bitbucket
16 38 (1.62%) Visual Studio
17 27 (1.15%) Maven
17 27 (1.15%) webpack
18 24 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 481 (20.52%) Social Skills
2 395 (16.85%) Finance
3 162 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (5.33%) Presentation Skills
5 105 (4.48%) Public Sector
6 102 (4.35%) Banking
7 86 (3.67%) Marketing
8 83 (3.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 83 (3.54%) Law
9 61 (2.60%) Organisational Skills
10 48 (2.05%) Legal
11 44 (1.88%) Retail
12 39 (1.66%) Games
13 34 (1.45%) Billing
13 34 (1.45%) Influencing Skills
14 30 (1.28%) Local Government
15 28 (1.19%) Back Office
16 18 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
17 16 (0.68%) Manufacturing
18 15 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 692 (29.52%) Architect
2 309 (13.18%) Developer
3 249 (10.62%) Solutions Architect
4 226 (9.64%) Cloud Architect
5 218 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
6 217 (9.26%) Azure Engineer
7 200 (8.53%) DevOps Engineer
8 138 (5.89%) Azure Architect
9 121 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 108 (4.61%) Consultant
11 102 (4.35%) Software Engineer
12 96 (4.10%) AWS Engineer
13 77 (3.28%) Senior Architect
14 65 (2.77%) Full Stack Developer
15 64 (2.73%) AWS DevOps
15 64 (2.73%) Platform Engineer
16 63 (2.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 60 (2.56%) Security Engineer
18 57 (2.43%) Cloud Consultant
18 57 (2.43%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (15.87%) .NET
2 299 (12.76%) React
3 240 (10.24%) Node.js
4 192 (8.19%) Web Services
5 180 (7.68%) .NET Core
6 166 (7.08%) CSS
7 163 (6.95%) ARM Templates
8 137 (5.84%) AngularJS
9 136 (5.80%) Kafka
10 120 (5.12%) RESTful
11 118 (5.03%) Spring
12 108 (4.61%) Spring Boot
13 101 (4.31%) REST
14 95 (4.05%) HTML
15 90 (3.84%) JSON
16 85 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
17 76 (3.24%) .NET Framework
18 72 (3.07%) Middleware
19 70 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
20 68 (2.90%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 430 (18.34%) Public Cloud
2 277 (11.82%) Cloud Native
3 175 (7.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 157 (6.70%) Data Centre
5 138 (5.89%) User Experience
6 87 (3.71%) Management Information System
7 83 (3.54%) Private Cloud
8 82 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
9 80 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
10 72 (3.07%) Blog
11 62 (2.65%) Virtual Team
12 42 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 40 (1.71%) N-Tier
14 35 (1.49%) Legacy Systems
15 33 (1.41%) Replication
16 32 (1.37%) Clustering
17 26 (1.11%) CMDB
17 26 (1.11%) NHS
18 25 (1.07%) Mobile App
19 22 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 361 (15.40%) Windows
2 341 (14.55%) Linux
3 173 (7.38%) Windows Server
4 116 (4.95%) Unix
5 40 (1.71%) Windows Server 2019
6 39 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (1.66%) VMS
6 39 (1.66%) Windows 10
7 29 (1.24%) Android
8 27 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
10 25 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
12 10 (0.43%) CentOS
13 7 (0.30%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.26%) Mesosphere
14 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.17%) Solaris
16 3 (0.13%) SUSE
16 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,109 (47.31%) DevOps
2 955 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (19.28%) Infrastructure as Code
4 444 (18.94%) Microservices
5 277 (11.82%) Migration
6 249 (10.62%) Mentoring
6 249 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
7 238 (10.15%) Software Engineering
8 226 (9.64%) Analytics
9 218 (9.30%) Scrum
10 209 (8.92%) Full Stack Development
11 207 (8.83%) Computer Science
12 200 (8.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 193 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
14 179 (7.64%) TDD
15 178 (7.59%) Test Automation
16 177 (7.55%) Presales
17 159 (6.78%) Configuration Management
18 154 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
19 147 (6.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 555 (23.68%) Python
2 523 (22.31%) SQL
3 469 (20.01%) PowerShell
4 390 (16.64%) Java
5 351 (14.97%) JavaScript
6 292 (12.46%) C#
7 216 (9.22%) Bash Shell
8 131 (5.59%) Ruby
9 103 (4.39%) Go
10 83 (3.54%) TypeScript
11 75 (3.20%) T-SQL
12 71 (3.03%) PHP
13 68 (2.90%) Perl
14 49 (2.09%) Groovy
15 46 (1.96%) Scala
16 43 (1.83%) C++
17 40 (1.71%) ES6
18 38 (1.62%) C
19 26 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 23 (0.98%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 283 (12.07%) Degree
2 172 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 146 (6.23%) SC Cleared
4 105 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 97 (4.14%) Oracle Certification
6 78 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 72 (3.07%) OCP
8 32 (1.37%) Master's Degree
9 26 (1.11%) AWS Certification
10 21 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.85%) CCNA
11 20 (0.85%) MCSE
12 17 (0.73%) CISSP
13 15 (0.64%) MCSA
14 13 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
15 10 (0.43%) PMP
16 9 (0.38%) CISM
16 9 (0.38%) PMI Certification
17 7 (0.30%) CISA
18 6 (0.26%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.10%) SLA
2 85 (3.63%) QA
3 38 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.54%) GDPR
5 26 (1.11%) NIST
6 24 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.85%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.51%) Accessibility
10 11 (0.47%) PMO
11 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (0.30%) SOC 2
14 5 (0.21%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.21%) ISO 22301
15 4 (0.17%) GLBA
16 3 (0.13%) COBIT
16 3 (0.13%) ITGC
17 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 2 (0.085%) NCSC
System Software
1 528 (22.53%) Docker
2 410 (17.49%) Active Directory
3 186 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 105 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
5 79 (3.37%) Hyper-V
6 46 (1.96%) vSphere
7 22 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 14 (0.60%) KVM
11 13 (0.55%) VMware NSX
12 11 (0.47%) HDFS
13 8 (0.34%) NFS
14 7 (0.30%) Ceph
15 6 (0.26%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.17%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 3 (0.13%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.13%) LXC
17 3 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 692 (29.52%) Kubernetes
2 505 (21.54%) Terraform
3 383 (16.34%) Ansible
4 229 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
5 197 (8.40%) Puppet
6 89 (3.80%) SCCM
7 71 (3.03%) Grafana
8 70 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
9 62 (2.65%) Prometheus
10 38 (1.62%) Kibana
11 37 (1.58%) Single Sign-On
12 34 (1.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 32 (1.37%) CFEngine
14 27 (1.15%) Graphite
15 26 (1.11%) vRealize
16 25 (1.07%) Packer
17 23 (0.98%) SCOM
17 23 (0.98%) vCenter Server
18 18 (0.77%) Nagios
19 15 (0.64%) Consul
Vendors
1 844 (36.01%) Microsoft
2 226 (9.64%) VMware
3 212 (9.04%) Oracle
4 169 (7.21%) Google
5 87 (3.71%) Cisco
6 66 (2.82%) SAP
7 62 (2.65%) Databricks
8 59 (2.52%) IBM
9 51 (2.18%) Red Hat
10 46 (1.96%) Splunk
11 39 (1.66%) Citrix
12 35 (1.49%) ServiceNow
13 31 (1.32%) Palo Alto
14 27 (1.15%) Sitecore
15 25 (1.07%) NetApp
15 25 (1.07%) Okta
16 24 (1.02%) PayPal
17 23 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
18 20 (0.85%) Veeam
19 19 (0.81%) Dell