Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 184 239
Rank change year-on-year +29 +55 +32
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,771 1,704 1,985
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.20% 1.90% 1.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 5.38% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,310 1,190 1,439
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
25th Percentile £53,860 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,750 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.37% - +3.85%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500

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 33,694 31,673 38,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.93% 35.30% 28.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27,098 26,246 31,272
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +66 889 £77,500 +3.33% 150
South East +26 332 £65,000 - 62
North of England -10 211 £60,000 -5.20% 86
Midlands -43 132 £60,000 - 53
North West +11 128 £60,000 -7.69% 44
South West +13 119 £55,000 -2.88% 16
West Midlands -25 96 £60,000 - 38
Yorkshire -15 59 £50,000 -25.37% 35
East of England -18 40 £60,000 +1.69% 32
East Midlands -29 35 £51,250 -27.82% 15
North East +8 25 £66,250 +21.02% 7
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 1,302 (73.52%) Azure
2 1,059 (59.80%) IaaS
3 910 (51.38%) DevOps
4 803 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
5 779 (43.99%) SaaS
6 718 (40.54%) AWS
7 649 (36.65%) Microsoft
8 535 (30.21%) Kubernetes
9 469 (26.48%) PowerShell
10 461 (26.03%) SQL
11 434 (24.51%) Terraform
12 410 (23.15%) Docker
13 406 (22.92%) Microservices
14 383 (21.63%) Active Directory
15 374 (21.12%) Python
16 373 (21.06%) .NET
17 355 (20.05%) SQL Server
18 342 (19.31%) C#
19 312 (17.62%) Linux
20 311 (17.56%) Ansible
21 309 (17.45%) Windows
22 301 (17.00%) Azure Active Directory
23 293 (16.54%) Finance
24 288 (16.26%) Social Skills
25 284 (16.04%) JavaScript
26 281 (15.87%) GCP
27 252 (14.23%) Java
28 248 (14.00%) Infrastructure as Code
29 239 (13.50%) Public Cloud
30 234 (13.21%) Mentoring

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
1 169 (9.54%) SharePoint
2 63 (3.56%) Confluence
3 56 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 39 (2.20%) NServiceBus
5 37 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 34 (1.92%) IIS
8 26 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
9 23 (1.30%) Apache Spark
10 21 (1.19%) MS Exchange
11 15 (0.85%) GemFire
12 14 (0.79%) Apache
13 13 (0.73%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.62%) OpenStack
16 10 (0.56%) Skype for Business
17 8 (0.45%) Apache Solr
18 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
18 6 (0.34%) nginx
18 6 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (0.90%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.056%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.056%) Figma
6 1 (0.056%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.056%) InVision
6 1 (0.056%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.056%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 78 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 19 (1.07%) Sentinel
4 17 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 7 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.23%) Summit
9 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.056%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.056%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.056%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.056%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.056%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.056%) Oracle SCM
11 1 (0.056%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1,302 (73.52%) Azure
2 1,059 (59.80%) IaaS
3 779 (43.99%) SaaS
4 718 (40.54%) AWS
5 301 (17.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 281 (15.87%) GCP
7 233 (13.16%) Serverless
8 226 (12.76%) Microsoft 365
9 135 (7.62%) Power Platform
10 126 (7.11%) Azure Storage
11 119 (6.72%) AWS CloudFormation
12 116 (6.55%) Azure Service Bus
13 101 (5.70%) Azure Key Vault
14 92 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
15 89 (5.03%) Azure App Service
16 87 (4.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 77 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
18 76 (4.29%) Azure Functions
18 76 (4.29%) Azure Service Fabric
19 75 (4.23%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (9.49%) Firewall
2 116 (6.55%) DNS
3 82 (4.63%) VPN
4 61 (3.44%) Network Security
5 57 (3.22%) SAN
6 53 (2.99%) HTTP
7 49 (2.77%) Skype
7 49 (2.77%) WAN
8 42 (2.37%) TCP/IP
9 40 (2.26%) VLAN
10 39 (2.20%) LAN
11 36 (2.03%) DHCP
12 34 (1.92%) Internet
13 24 (1.36%) DMZ
14 20 (1.13%) Wireshark
15 18 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (0.85%) WAAS
17 14 (0.79%) AMQP
17 14 (0.79%) SSL
18 13 (0.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (20.05%) SQL Server
2 172 (9.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 119 (6.72%) NoSQL
4 69 (3.90%) Big Data
5 62 (3.50%) Power BI
6 58 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
7 56 (3.16%) Data Lake
8 53 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 53 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (2.77%) Relational Database
10 42 (2.37%) MySQL
10 42 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
13 33 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 32 (1.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 19 (1.07%) Hadoop
17 18 (1.02%) Redis
18 15 (0.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 216 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 207 (11.69%) Jenkins
3 82 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 79 (4.46%) JIRA
5 78 (4.40%) Visual Studio Team System
6 54 (3.05%) TeamCity
7 50 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 42 (2.37%) GitLab
9 41 (2.32%) Maven
10 40 (2.26%) Gradle
11 37 (2.09%) Bitbucket
12 35 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (1.47%) Selenium
14 25 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
15 20 (1.13%) IDA Disassembler
16 19 (1.07%) Cucumber
16 19 (1.07%) gulp
17 18 (1.02%) Visual Studio
18 16 (0.90%) Protractor
19 15 (0.85%) Cypress.io
General
1 293 (16.54%) Finance
2 288 (16.26%) Social Skills
3 116 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (5.70%) Public Sector
5 91 (5.14%) Banking
6 70 (3.95%) Presentation Skills
7 53 (2.99%) Law
8 40 (2.26%) Legal
9 38 (2.15%) Retail
10 32 (1.81%) Influencing Skills
11 31 (1.75%) Billing
12 28 (1.58%) Marketing
13 23 (1.30%) Local Government
14 22 (1.24%) Documentation Skills
15 20 (1.13%) Telecoms
16 19 (1.07%) Back Office
16 19 (1.07%) Organisational Skills
17 16 (0.90%) Games
18 15 (0.85%) Wearables
19 13 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 435 (24.56%) Architect
2 287 (16.21%) Developer
3 219 (12.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 193 (10.90%) Azure Engineer
5 192 (10.84%) Cloud Engineer
6 167 (9.43%) Cloud Architect
7 148 (8.36%) Azure Architect
8 137 (7.74%) Consultant
9 126 (7.11%) Solutions Architect
10 108 (6.10%) Azure Developer
11 104 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 102 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
13 98 (5.53%) .NET Developer
14 95 (5.36%) C# Developer
15 91 (5.14%) Senior Developer
16 81 (4.57%) AWS DevOps
17 76 (4.29%) Senior DevOps
18 74 (4.18%) Azure DevOps Engineer
19 73 (4.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
20 66 (3.73%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (21.06%) .NET
2 221 (12.48%) .NET Core
3 197 (11.12%) React
4 190 (10.73%) Web Services
5 189 (10.67%) CSS
6 155 (8.75%) .NET Framework
7 115 (6.49%) jQuery
8 113 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 91 (5.14%) Node.js
10 88 (4.97%) AngularJS
10 88 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 87 (4.91%) REST
12 86 (4.86%) Entity Framework
13 78 (4.40%) HTML
14 75 (4.23%) Spring
15 66 (3.73%) Kafka
16 60 (3.39%) Elastic Stack
16 60 (3.39%) Spring Boot
17 59 (3.33%) ASP.NET
18 56 (3.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 239 (13.50%) Public Cloud
2 205 (11.58%) Cloud Native
3 155 (8.75%) Data Centre
4 106 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
5 86 (4.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 72 (4.07%) N-Tier
7 66 (3.73%) Private Cloud
8 64 (3.61%) Management Information System
9 51 (2.88%) User Experience
10 50 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
11 48 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
12 42 (2.37%) Reinsurance
13 37 (2.09%) NHS
14 36 (2.03%) Blog
15 26 (1.47%) Clustering
16 25 (1.41%) Mobile App
17 22 (1.24%) PKI
18 20 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
18 20 (1.13%) Wiki
19 16 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 312 (17.62%) Linux
2 309 (17.45%) Windows
3 154 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 65 (3.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 63 (3.56%) Windows Server 2019
6 55 (3.11%) Unix
7 52 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (2.03%) Android
9 30 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 14 (0.79%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.68%) VMS
13 11 (0.62%) Alpine Linux
14 9 (0.51%) SUSE
15 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.28%) Solaris
17 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.11%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 910 (51.38%) DevOps
2 803 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (22.92%) Microservices
4 248 (14.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 234 (13.21%) Mentoring
6 227 (12.82%) Migration
7 223 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
8 193 (10.90%) Scrum
9 182 (10.28%) Configuration Management
10 173 (9.77%) Software Engineering
11 172 (9.71%) Deployment Automation
12 171 (9.66%) Analytics
13 166 (9.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 160 (9.03%) ITIL
15 156 (8.81%) Test Automation
16 148 (8.36%) MVC
17 142 (8.02%) SOA
18 123 (6.95%) TDD
19 116 (6.55%) OO
20 115 (6.49%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 469 (26.48%) PowerShell
2 461 (26.03%) SQL
3 374 (21.12%) Python
4 342 (19.31%) C#
5 284 (16.04%) JavaScript
6 252 (14.23%) Java
7 121 (6.83%) Bash Shell
8 88 (4.97%) Ruby
9 87 (4.91%) T-SQL
10 69 (3.90%) Go
11 61 (3.44%) TypeScript
12 60 (3.39%) Perl
13 40 (2.26%) C++
14 38 (2.15%) PHP
15 27 (1.52%) ES6
16 26 (1.47%) C
17 21 (1.19%) Groovy
18 20 (1.13%) Shell Script
19 19 (1.07%) PL/SQL
20 17 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 232 (13.10%) Degree
2 191 (10.78%) Security Cleared
3 151 (8.53%) SC Cleared
4 80 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 56 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (2.77%) Oracle Certification
7 39 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (2.20%) CISSP
8 37 (2.09%) MCSE
9 32 (1.81%) CISA
9 32 (1.81%) CISM
10 30 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 30 (1.69%) CCNA
11 21 (1.19%) OCP
12 19 (1.07%) PMI Certification
13 16 (0.90%) AWS Certification
14 14 (0.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 14 (0.79%) MCSA
15 13 (0.73%) Master's Degree
16 10 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (2.94%) QA
3 28 (1.58%) SLA
4 27 (1.52%) GDPR
5 23 (1.30%) NIST
6 20 (1.13%) Data Quality
7 18 (1.02%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.85%) ITGC
9 14 (0.79%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 14 (0.79%) HIPAA
10 11 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.62%) GRC
11 10 (0.56%) PMO
12 9 (0.51%) NCSC
12 9 (0.51%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.40%) COBIT
13 7 (0.40%) SOC 2
14 5 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 4 (0.23%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.11%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 410 (23.15%) Docker
2 383 (21.63%) Active Directory
3 181 (10.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 107 (6.04%) Hyper-V
5 80 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (1.75%) vSphere
7 23 (1.30%) VirtualBox
8 21 (1.19%) KVM
9 14 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.51%) Xen
11 6 (0.34%) DFS Replication
11 6 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.34%) XenApp
12 5 (0.28%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.23%) HDFS
14 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.11%) Firmware
15 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 535 (30.21%) Kubernetes
2 434 (24.51%) Terraform
3 311 (17.56%) Ansible
4 201 (11.35%) Opscode Chef
5 133 (7.51%) Puppet
6 123 (6.95%) SCCM
7 80 (4.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 65 (3.67%) SCOM
9 40 (2.26%) CFEngine
10 28 (1.58%) Prometheus
11 27 (1.52%) Grafana
12 25 (1.41%) SCVMM
13 22 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 21 (1.19%) Nagios
14 21 (1.19%) Packer
15 20 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
16 19 (1.07%) Demisto
17 15 (0.85%) Opsview
18 13 (0.73%) Consul
18 13 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 649 (36.65%) Microsoft
2 213 (12.03%) VMware
3 177 (9.99%) Google
4 171 (9.66%) Oracle
5 66 (3.73%) Nintex
6 60 (3.39%) Cisco
7 53 (2.99%) Databricks
7 53 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 46 (2.60%) IBM
9 45 (2.54%) Splunk
10 41 (2.32%) SAP
11 37 (2.09%) Citrix
11 37 (2.09%) Veeam
12 32 (1.81%) ServiceNow
13 22 (1.24%) SolarWinds
14 20 (1.13%) Atlassian
14 20 (1.13%) MuleSoft
15 19 (1.07%) ArcSight
16 18 (1.02%) JD Edwards
16 18 (1.02%) NetApp