Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 350 425
Rank change year-on-year +101 +75 +172
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,117 1,541 1,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.39% 0.94% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.83% 5.13% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,249 1,034
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +2.13%
10th Percentile £42,000 £40,200 £41,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 36,325 30,046 23,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.84% 18.37% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29,513 24,944 19,594
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +7.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +62 1,129 £75,000 +11.11% 141
South East +75 413 £62,500 +4.17% 60
Midlands +112 229 £60,000 +26.32% 36
North of England +98 191 £57,000 +14.00% 49
West Midlands +93 186 £59,125 +24.47% 30
Yorkshire +65 116 £52,500 +5.00% 20
North West +24 75 £70,000 +27.27% 28
South West +22 73 £55,000 +4.76% 26
East of England +8 60 £60,000 +20.00% 11
East Midlands +35 42 £65,000 +4.00% 6
North East +4 16 £70,000 -6.67% 1
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1,371 (64.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,194 (56.40%) IaaS
3 946 (44.69%) SaaS
4 922 (43.55%) Amazon AWS
5 874 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
6 863 (40.77%) Microsoft
7 809 (38.21%) DevOps
8 497 (23.48%) SQL
9 482 (22.77%) Java
10 415 (19.60%) .NET
11 408 (19.27%) Docker
12 398 (18.80%) Microservices
13 390 (18.42%) Finance
14 373 (17.62%) SQL Server
15 355 (16.77%) Windows
16 352 (16.63%) C#
17 346 (16.34%) PowerShell
18 344 (16.25%) Degree
19 306 (14.45%) Scrum
19 306 (14.45%) Google
20 302 (14.27%) Kubernetes
21 298 (14.08%) Linux
22 289 (13.65%) Python
23 288 (13.60%) Active Directory
24 284 (13.42%) Oracle
25 275 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
25 275 (12.99%) Public Cloud
26 270 (12.75%) Google Cloud Platform
27 264 (12.47%) Migration
28 261 (12.33%) 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
1 158 (7.46%) Cloud Foundry
2 120 (5.67%) WebLogic
3 82 (3.87%) Tomcat
4 80 (3.78%) WebSphere
5 78 (3.68%) IIS
6 73 (3.45%) Confluence
7 70 (3.31%) OpenStack
8 59 (2.79%) MS Exchange
9 51 (2.41%) JBoss
10 48 (2.27%) Apache
10 48 (2.27%) SharePoint
11 43 (2.03%) CMS
12 42 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 41 (1.94%) Apache Spark
14 40 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
15 39 (1.84%) Mule
16 33 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
17 26 (1.23%) Skype for Business
18 24 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (0.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.57%) Chatbot
2 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.14%) Maya
3 3 (0.14%) Moqups
3 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.094%) Snapchat
4 2 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.047%) HipChat
5 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
3 16 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.43%) SAP GRC
6 8 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.19%) SAP ECC
10 2 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.094%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.094%) Maximo
10 2 (0.094%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.047%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.047%) R3 Corda
11 1 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,371 (64.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,194 (56.40%) IaaS
3 946 (44.69%) SaaS
4 922 (43.55%) Amazon AWS
5 270 (12.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 187 (8.83%) Office 365
7 165 (7.79%) Serverless
8 158 (7.46%) OpenShift
9 139 (6.57%) Cloud Computing
10 116 (5.48%) IBM Cloud
11 102 (4.82%) GitHub
12 65 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
13 60 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
13 60 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
14 58 (2.74%) Azure Functions
15 55 (2.60%) Azure Data Factory
16 49 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
17 46 (2.17%) Amazon S3
18 35 (1.65%) Azure Machine Learning
19 30 (1.42%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 236 (11.15%) Firewall
2 171 (8.08%) DNS
3 81 (3.83%) TCP/IP
4 76 (3.59%) VPN
5 73 (3.45%) DHCP
6 69 (3.26%) Internet
6 69 (3.26%) Network Security
7 55 (2.60%) SAN
8 43 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 41 (1.94%) LAN
10 37 (1.75%) WAN
11 34 (1.61%) SSL
12 32 (1.51%) Software-Defined Networking
13 26 (1.23%) NAS
14 25 (1.18%) Wireless
15 23 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
16 22 (1.04%) Unified Communications
17 21 (0.99%) Skype
18 20 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
19 19 (0.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 373 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 179 (8.46%) Big Data
3 154 (7.27%) Azure SQL Database
4 129 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 119 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
6 118 (5.57%) Power BI
7 107 (5.05%) MongoDB
8 87 (4.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 84 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 82 (3.87%) Data Lake
10 82 (3.87%) Hadoop
11 73 (3.45%) Relational Database
12 72 (3.40%) MySQL
13 67 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 66 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 62 (2.93%) Cosmos DB
16 60 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
16 60 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
17 59 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
18 50 (2.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 261 (12.33%) Jenkins
2 257 (12.14%) Git (software)
3 126 (5.95%) JIRA
4 110 (5.20%) Visual Studio
5 101 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 99 (4.68%) TeamCity
7 85 (4.02%) Visual Studio Team System
8 71 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 57 (2.69%) Selenium
10 55 (2.60%) Maven
11 42 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (1.98%) SonarQube
12 41 (1.94%) Bitbucket
13 38 (1.79%) GitLab
14 37 (1.75%) Subversion
15 29 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 26 (1.23%) CircleCI
17 22 (1.04%) Codeship
18 20 (0.94%) Cucumber
18 20 (0.94%) JUnit
General
1 390 (18.42%) Finance
2 125 (5.90%) Retail
3 124 (5.86%) Marketing
4 65 (3.07%) Banking
5 44 (2.08%) Publishing
6 43 (2.03%) Advertising
7 29 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.28%) Games
9 22 (1.04%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.85%) Electronics
10 18 (0.85%) Legal
10 18 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.71%) Military
12 14 (0.66%) Automotive
12 14 (0.66%) French Language
12 14 (0.66%) German Language
13 13 (0.61%) Law
14 12 (0.57%) Swedish Language
15 11 (0.52%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 713 (33.68%) Architect
2 313 (14.79%) Developer
3 299 (14.12%) Cloud Architect
4 247 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
5 213 (10.06%) Consultant
6 172 (8.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 164 (7.75%) Azure Architect
8 111 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 98 (4.63%) .NET Developer
10 96 (4.53%) Azure Engineer
11 87 (4.11%) Software Engineer
12 83 (3.92%) Technical Architect
13 80 (3.78%) Azure Consultant
14 78 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
15 76 (3.59%) AWS Architect
15 76 (3.59%) Enterprise Architect
16 74 (3.50%) Senior Developer
17 69 (3.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 69 (3.26%) Java Developer
18 60 (2.83%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (19.60%) .NET
2 179 (8.46%) HTML
3 168 (7.94%) Spring
4 157 (7.42%) Spring Boot
5 155 (7.32%) Web Services
6 144 (6.80%) Node.js
6 144 (6.80%) REST
7 136 (6.42%) CSS
8 120 (5.67%) AngularJS
9 114 (5.38%) JSON
10 101 (4.77%) Java EE
11 98 (4.63%) React
12 92 (4.35%) ASP.NET
13 88 (4.16%) .NET Framework
14 81 (3.83%) Kafka
15 80 (3.78%) .NET Core
16 73 (3.45%) SOAP
17 68 (3.21%) HTML5
18 67 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (2.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 275 (12.99%) Public Cloud
2 174 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 173 (8.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 147 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
5 144 (6.80%) Computer Science
6 133 (6.28%) Cloud Native
7 127 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
8 119 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
9 104 (4.91%) Management Information System
10 81 (3.83%) User Experience
11 71 (3.35%) Mobile App
12 70 (3.31%) Fintech
13 67 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
14 57 (2.69%) Blog
15 49 (2.31%) PKI
16 43 (2.03%) Private Cloud
17 35 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
18 27 (1.28%) Replication
19 22 (1.04%) CMDB
19 22 (1.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 355 (16.77%) Windows
2 298 (14.08%) Linux
3 153 (7.23%) Windows Server
4 132 (6.24%) Unix
5 81 (3.83%) Windows 10
6 69 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (1.23%) Android
8 26 (1.23%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 16 (0.76%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.66%) DC/OS
13 11 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.47%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.47%) Windows Vista
15 9 (0.43%) AIX
15 9 (0.43%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 809 (38.21%) DevOps
3 398 (18.80%) Microservices
4 306 (14.45%) Scrum
5 275 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
6 264 (12.47%) Migration
7 243 (11.48%) Analytics
8 234 (11.05%) Project Management
9 233 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
9 233 (11.01%) Presales
10 217 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
11 188 (8.88%) SOA
12 183 (8.64%) Test Automation
13 181 (8.55%) TOGAF
14 179 (8.46%) ITIL
14 179 (8.46%) Software Engineering
15 178 (8.41%) Open Source
16 174 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 166 (7.84%) Mentoring
18 159 (7.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 497 (23.48%) SQL
2 482 (22.77%) Java
3 352 (16.63%) C#
4 346 (16.34%) PowerShell
5 289 (13.65%) Python
6 212 (10.01%) JavaScript
7 123 (5.81%) Bash Shell
8 83 (3.92%) Ruby
9 61 (2.88%) Go
10 60 (2.83%) Scala
11 54 (2.55%) T-SQL
12 53 (2.50%) Perl
13 47 (2.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 42 (1.98%) Shell Script
15 35 (1.65%) C++
16 32 (1.51%) PHP
17 31 (1.46%) Java 8
18 30 (1.42%) R
19 27 (1.28%) ES6
19 27 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 344 (16.25%) Degree
2 81 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (3.50%) Master's Degree
5 56 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 46 (2.17%) CISSP
7 42 (1.98%) AWS Certification
7 42 (1.98%) SC Cleared
8 41 (1.94%) MCSE
9 40 (1.89%) PMI Certification
10 32 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
12 24 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (1.09%) ISEB
14 22 (1.04%) MCSA
15 20 (0.94%) CEH
15 20 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
16 18 (0.85%) PMP
17 17 (0.80%) CCNA
18 10 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (3.16%) QA
3 42 (1.98%) GDPR
4 31 (1.46%) SLA
5 26 (1.23%) COBIT
6 18 (0.85%) GPG13
7 14 (0.66%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.33%) GAMP
10 7 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.14%) PA-DSS
11 3 (0.14%) PMO
12 2 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.047%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.047%) PSD2
System Software
1 408 (19.27%) Docker
2 288 (13.60%) Active Directory
3 146 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 35 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 24 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.80%) XenApp
9 16 (0.76%) vSphere
10 15 (0.71%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.57%) vCloud
12 9 (0.43%) KVM
13 8 (0.38%) GPFS
14 6 (0.28%) oVirt
14 6 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.24%) Ceph
15 5 (0.24%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.19%) HDFS
16 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 302 (14.27%) Kubernetes
2 228 (10.77%) Ansible
3 215 (10.16%) Puppet
4 197 (9.31%) Opscode Chef
5 124 (5.86%) Terraform
6 34 (1.61%) SCCM
7 33 (1.56%) SCVMM
8 30 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
9 26 (1.23%) Salt
10 25 (1.18%) Mesos
11 22 (1.04%) Rancher
12 20 (0.94%) Grafana
12 20 (0.94%) Packer
13 19 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
14 18 (0.85%) Automic
14 18 (0.85%) CFEngine
15 17 (0.80%) SCOM
16 15 (0.71%) Kibana
16 15 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
17 14 (0.66%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 863 (40.77%) Microsoft
2 306 (14.45%) Google
3 284 (13.42%) Oracle
4 239 (11.29%) VMware
5 155 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 143 (6.75%) SAP
7 139 (6.57%) IBM
8 85 (4.02%) Cisco
9 80 (3.78%) Citrix
10 49 (2.31%) NetApp
11 48 (2.27%) EMC
12 46 (2.17%) Splunk
13 38 (1.79%) Atlassian
14 37 (1.75%) CheckPoint
15 35 (1.65%) Telerik
16 29 (1.37%) AppDynamics
16 29 (1.37%) Cadence
16 29 (1.37%) SaltStack
17 26 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
18 25 (1.18%) Tableau