Period
to 24 April 2018

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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 406 548
Rank change year-on-year +138 +142 +161
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,051 1,201 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.24% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.57% 4.98% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 948 730
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,753 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £99,250 £86,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%

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 36,805 24,136 21,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.18% 15.08% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30,478 20,300 18,347
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £79,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 24 April 2018.

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 24 April 2018. 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 +175 1,152 £72,500 +11.54% 123
South East -44 257 £55,000 -8.33% 68
North of England +21 240 £60,000 +20.00% 23
Midlands +113 223 £52,500 - 25
West Midlands +85 166 £52,500 - 19
Yorkshire +40 129 £67,500 +35.00% 8
North West -26 89 £47,500 -6.86% 13
South West -17 76 £50,000 +11.11% 20
East of England 0 72 £82,000 +92.94% 3
East Midlands +39 57 £67,500 +35.00% 6
North East -16 22 £70,000 +84.21% 2
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 1,362 (66.41%) IaaS
2 1,155 (56.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 981 (47.83%) SaaS
4 855 (41.69%) Amazon AWS
5 773 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
6 748 (36.47%) Microsoft
7 640 (31.20%) DevOps
8 453 (22.09%) Finance
9 436 (21.26%) SQL
10 423 (20.62%) Windows
11 372 (18.14%) .NET
12 367 (17.89%) Linux
13 352 (17.16%) Java
14 346 (16.87%) PowerShell
15 340 (16.58%) Active Directory
16 321 (15.65%) C#
16 321 (15.65%) SQL Server
17 317 (15.46%) Git (software)
18 302 (14.72%) Python
19 291 (14.19%) Migration
20 287 (13.99%) Office 365
21 284 (13.85%) Presales
22 262 (12.77%) VMware
22 262 (12.77%) JavaScript
23 255 (12.43%) Scrum
23 255 (12.43%) Jenkins
24 249 (12.14%) Docker
24 249 (12.14%) Degree
25 246 (11.99%) Microservices
25 246 (11.99%) 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
1 124 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 101 (4.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 87 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 78 (3.80%) MS Exchange
5 75 (3.66%) Confluence
6 60 (2.93%) OpenStack
7 55 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
8 47 (2.29%) WebSphere
9 46 (2.24%) IIS
10 45 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
11 43 (2.10%) Apache
12 40 (1.95%) Mule
13 38 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
14 30 (1.46%) Apache Spark
14 30 (1.46%) CMS
14 30 (1.46%) JBoss
14 30 (1.46%) nginx
15 27 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.049%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 59 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
3 13 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.34%) Magento
6 6 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.15%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.098%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.098%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.098%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.098%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.098%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.049%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.049%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.049%) Shopify
10 1 (0.049%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,362 (66.41%) IaaS
2 1,155 (56.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 981 (47.83%) SaaS
4 855 (41.69%) Amazon AWS
5 287 (13.99%) Office 365
6 177 (8.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 169 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
8 159 (7.75%) Serverless
9 86 (4.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 75 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 62 (3.02%) OpenShift
12 61 (2.97%) GitHub
13 48 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
14 45 (2.19%) IBM Cloud
14 45 (2.19%) Slack
15 40 (1.95%) Bluemix
16 38 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
17 30 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
18 26 (1.27%) npm
19 21 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 199 (9.70%) Firewall
2 96 (4.68%) VPN
3 95 (4.63%) WAN
4 83 (4.05%) DNS
5 81 (3.95%) LAN
6 76 (3.71%) Network Security
7 49 (2.39%) Wireless
8 48 (2.34%) HTTP
9 43 (2.10%) TCP/IP
10 42 (2.05%) DHCP
11 39 (1.90%) SAN
12 37 (1.80%) SSL
13 33 (1.61%) MPLS
14 25 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
15 22 (1.07%) Unified Communications
16 21 (1.02%) NAS
16 21 (1.02%) VoIP
17 20 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
18 17 (0.83%) Internet
18 17 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 135 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 109 (5.31%) MongoDB
4 106 (5.17%) Big Data
5 74 (3.61%) Azure SQL Database
6 60 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (2.88%) MySQL
8 57 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
9 53 (2.58%) Data Lake
10 51 (2.49%) Relational Database
11 46 (2.24%) Oracle Database
11 46 (2.24%) Power BI
12 45 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
13 44 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 39 (1.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 35 (1.71%) Hadoop
15 35 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 34 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
17 33 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
18 31 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 317 (15.46%) Git (software)
2 255 (12.43%) Jenkins
3 185 (9.02%) Visual Studio
4 145 (7.07%) Visual Studio Team System
5 133 (6.48%) JIRA
6 88 (4.29%) Maven
7 74 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 68 (3.32%) JUnit
9 56 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 55 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 54 (2.63%) TeamCity
12 46 (2.24%) Gradle
12 46 (2.24%) Selenium
13 42 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
14 40 (1.95%) SonarQube
15 37 (1.80%) Babel
16 36 (1.76%) Mocha
17 34 (1.66%) Subversion
18 31 (1.51%) NUnit
19 30 (1.46%) gulp
General
1 453 (22.09%) Finance
2 144 (7.02%) Marketing
3 140 (6.83%) Retail
4 97 (4.73%) Banking
5 65 (3.17%) Games
6 56 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 52 (2.54%) Publishing
8 37 (1.80%) Advertising
9 35 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.46%) Back Office
11 27 (1.32%) Legal
12 21 (1.02%) Billing
12 21 (1.02%) Law
13 12 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.39%) German Language
15 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.34%) Electronics
16 7 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 661 (32.23%) Architect
2 300 (14.63%) Cloud Architect
3 292 (14.24%) Developer
4 239 (11.65%) Solutions Architect
5 223 (10.87%) Consultant
6 173 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 141 (6.87%) Azure Architect
8 116 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
9 114 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 84 (4.10%) Azure Engineer
11 78 (3.80%) C# Developer
12 76 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 74 (3.61%) Azure Consultant
14 73 (3.56%) .NET Developer
15 70 (3.41%) Senior Developer
16 69 (3.36%) Technical Architect
17 68 (3.32%) Enterprise Architect
17 68 (3.32%) Lead Architect
18 67 (3.27%) Cloud Consultant
19 57 (2.78%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (18.14%) .NET
2 240 (11.70%) HTML
3 223 (10.87%) CSS
4 186 (9.07%) Web Services
5 165 (8.04%) ASP.NET
6 160 (7.80%) Node.js
7 142 (6.92%) REST
8 131 (6.39%) AngularJS
9 126 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 120 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 120 (5.85%) Middleware
11 115 (5.61%) .NET Framework
12 104 (5.07%) JSON
13 99 (4.83%) Spring
14 94 (4.58%) Entity Framework
14 94 (4.58%) HTML5
15 90 (4.39%) WCF
16 79 (3.85%) React
17 77 (3.75%) RESTful
18 74 (3.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 188 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 176 (8.58%) Public Cloud
3 135 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 134 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
5 124 (6.05%) Computer Science
6 114 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 113 (5.51%) User Experience
8 112 (5.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 69 (3.36%) Cloud Native
9 69 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
10 59 (2.88%) Private Cloud
11 55 (2.68%) Mobile App
12 38 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
13 26 (1.27%) Social Media
14 25 (1.22%) Market Risk
15 22 (1.07%) Mainframe
16 20 (0.98%) Fintech
16 20 (0.98%) Replication
16 20 (0.98%) Virtual Team
17 17 (0.83%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 423 (20.62%) Windows
2 367 (17.89%) Linux
3 162 (7.90%) Windows Server
4 104 (5.07%) Unix
5 66 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (2.19%) Solaris
9 37 (1.80%) Windows 10
10 35 (1.71%) Android
11 33 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.32%) CentOS
13 20 (0.98%) VMS
14 17 (0.83%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.63%) Nucleus RTOS
16 10 (0.49%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.39%) Debian
18 7 (0.34%) Windows 8
19 6 (0.29%) AIX
19 6 (0.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 640 (31.20%) DevOps
3 291 (14.19%) Migration
4 284 (13.85%) Presales
5 255 (12.43%) Scrum
6 246 (11.99%) Analytics
6 246 (11.99%) Microservices
7 214 (10.43%) Problem-Solving
8 208 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
8 208 (10.14%) TDD
9 200 (9.75%) ITIL
10 194 (9.46%) Service Delivery
11 173 (8.43%) Project Management
12 167 (8.14%) Software Engineering
13 164 (8.00%) IT Strategy
14 162 (7.90%) MVC
15 154 (7.51%) CRM
16 144 (7.02%) Web Development
17 139 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
17 139 (6.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 436 (21.26%) SQL
2 352 (17.16%) Java
3 346 (16.87%) PowerShell
4 321 (15.65%) C#
5 302 (14.72%) Python
6 262 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 114 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 95 (4.63%) Ruby
9 64 (3.12%) Shell Script
10 63 (3.07%) Perl
11 52 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 45 (2.19%) Java 8
13 42 (2.05%) ES6
14 39 (1.90%) Scala
15 33 (1.61%) PHP
16 32 (1.56%) C
16 32 (1.56%) Groovy
17 28 (1.37%) Go
18 26 (1.27%) C++
19 20 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 249 (12.14%) Degree
2 123 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (4.29%) MCSE
4 76 (3.71%) Security Cleared
5 58 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 51 (2.49%) AWS Certification
7 46 (2.24%) MCSA
8 43 (2.10%) TOGAF Certification
9 38 (1.85%) CISSP
10 34 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (1.27%) SC Cleared
12 20 (0.98%) MCP
13 19 (0.93%) ISEB
14 18 (0.88%) CISM
15 15 (0.73%) MCITP
16 13 (0.63%) CCNP
16 13 (0.63%) Master's Degree
16 13 (0.63%) PMI Certification
17 12 (0.59%) PMP
18 11 (0.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.61%) QA
2 79 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (2.29%) GCP
4 43 (2.10%) GDPR
5 35 (1.71%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.93%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (0.59%) PSD2
8 10 (0.49%) SLA
9 9 (0.44%) PA-DSS
10 7 (0.34%) COBIT
11 6 (0.29%) GPG13
11 6 (0.29%) PMO
12 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.20%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.15%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.098%) COSO
14 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 2 (0.098%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 340 (16.58%) Active Directory
2 249 (12.14%) Docker
3 182 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 151 (7.36%) Hyper-V
5 49 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (1.32%) XenApp
8 23 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.54%) vSphere
11 10 (0.49%) VMware NSX
12 8 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.34%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.34%) Squid
14 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.24%) iptables
15 5 (0.24%) KVM
15 5 (0.24%) QEMU
16 4 (0.20%) Firmware
16 4 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 217 (10.58%) Opscode Chef
2 215 (10.48%) Ansible
3 197 (9.61%) Puppet
4 147 (7.17%) Kubernetes
5 85 (4.14%) Terraform
6 48 (2.34%) SCCM
7 33 (1.61%) SCOM
8 25 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
9 24 (1.17%) Salt
10 19 (0.93%) Nagios
11 17 (0.83%) SCVMM
12 14 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
13 13 (0.63%) Mesos
13 13 (0.63%) Packer
14 12 (0.59%) vCenter Server
15 11 (0.54%) Kibana
15 11 (0.54%) Tivoli
16 9 (0.44%) BladeLogic
17 8 (0.39%) HAProxy
17 8 (0.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 748 (36.47%) Microsoft
2 262 (12.77%) VMware
3 219 (10.68%) Google
4 145 (7.07%) Oracle
5 105 (5.12%) IBM
6 104 (5.07%) Cisco
7 86 (4.19%) Citrix
8 74 (3.61%) Splunk
9 73 (3.56%) Red Hat
10 64 (3.12%) AppDynamics
11 47 (2.29%) SAP
12 41 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
13 39 (1.90%) CheckPoint
14 37 (1.80%) HP
14 37 (1.80%) Sitecore
15 34 (1.66%) NetApp
16 30 (1.46%) PayPal
17 29 (1.41%) Apple
17 29 (1.41%) EMC
18 24 (1.17%) Dell