Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 193 239 271
Rank change year-on-year +46 +32 +143
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,901 2,032 2,017
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.47% 1.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.14% 5.28% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,433 1,577 1,716
Median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £99,250
UK median annual salary £66,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -1.48% +3.85% +13.04%

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 36,969 38,485 38,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 34.76% 27.83% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 30,261 30,988 31,559
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 -4 863 £75,000 +7.14% 88
South East +59 374 £65,000 - 44
North of England +78 238 £60,000 +4.35% 37
Midlands +50 218 £60,000 -3.23% 33
North West +92 156 £59,000 -1.67% 20
West Midlands +35 145 £60,000 -7.69% 28
East of England +109 101 £65,000 +8.33% 15
East Midlands +49 70 £72,500 +31.82% 5
South West +70 68 £55,000 -4.35% 19
Yorkshire +36 68 £70,000 +27.27% 15
North East 0 14 £55,000 +39.24% 2
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 1,360 (71.54%) Azure
2 1,096 (57.65%) IaaS
3 793 (41.71%) SaaS
4 739 (38.87%) AWS
5 677 (35.61%) Microsoft
5 677 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
6 643 (33.82%) DevOps
7 472 (24.83%) SQL
8 366 (19.25%) Finance
9 365 (19.20%) Windows
10 336 (17.67%) C#
11 328 (17.25%) .NET
12 306 (16.10%) PowerShell
13 299 (15.73%) Active Directory
14 296 (15.57%) Linux
15 293 (15.41%) SQL Server
16 269 (14.15%) Office 365
17 267 (14.05%) Migration
18 262 (13.78%) VMware
19 250 (13.15%) Microservices
20 248 (13.05%) Docker
20 248 (13.05%) Kubernetes
21 247 (12.99%) Terraform
22 238 (12.52%) Python
23 224 (11.78%) Ansible
24 206 (10.84%) JavaScript
25 205 (10.78%) Firewall
26 201 (10.57%) Oracle
27 196 (10.31%) Public Cloud
28 194 (10.21%) Serverless

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
1 115 (6.05%) IIS
2 66 (3.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 51 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 45 (2.37%) Skype for Business
5 42 (2.21%) Apache Spark
5 42 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 38 (2.00%) Confluence
7 34 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
7 34 (1.79%) Tomcat
8 29 (1.53%) CMS
9 25 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 22 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 20 (1.05%) Apache
12 19 (1.00%) OpenStack
13 16 (0.84%) MS Exchange
13 16 (0.84%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.79%) Umbraco
15 14 (0.74%) nginx
16 10 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 10 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 47 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.58%) Chatbot
4 10 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (0.42%) Gliffy
7 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 19 (1.00%) Oracle CRM
2 18 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.47%) HFM
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle FAH
7 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.21%) Actimize
9 4 (0.21%) Magento
9 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.16%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1,360 (71.54%) Azure
2 1,096 (57.65%) IaaS
3 793 (41.71%) SaaS
4 739 (38.87%) AWS
5 269 (14.15%) Office 365
6 194 (10.21%) Serverless
7 169 (8.89%) GCP
8 134 (7.05%) Azure Active Directory
9 96 (5.05%) Power Platform
10 88 (4.63%) Cloud Computing
11 84 (4.42%) Azure Data Factory
12 80 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
13 74 (3.89%) Azure Functions
14 51 (2.68%) OpenShift
15 45 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
16 44 (2.31%) Oracle CX
17 33 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 30 (1.58%) Amazon S3
18 30 (1.58%) Azure Stack
19 29 (1.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 205 (10.78%) Firewall
2 65 (3.42%) VPN
3 59 (3.10%) DNS
4 49 (2.58%) SAN
5 46 (2.42%) Skype
6 45 (2.37%) Network Security
7 41 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
8 40 (2.10%) Internet
9 38 (2.00%) TCP/IP
10 37 (1.95%) LAN
11 36 (1.89%) HTTP
11 36 (1.89%) WAN
12 28 (1.47%) Wireless
13 20 (1.05%) VLAN
14 17 (0.89%) VoIP
15 16 (0.84%) iSCSI
16 15 (0.79%) MPLS
17 14 (0.74%) DHCP
18 13 (0.68%) SSL
19 12 (0.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 158 (8.31%) Azure SQL Database
3 99 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
4 86 (4.52%) Power BI
5 62 (3.26%) MySQL
6 61 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (3.10%) Data Lake
8 54 (2.84%) Cosmos DB
9 53 (2.79%) Big Data
9 53 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (2.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 49 (2.58%) Redis
11 47 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 45 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 40 (2.10%) NoSQL
14 31 (1.63%) Hadoop
15 29 (1.53%) MongoDB
16 27 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
17 25 (1.32%) Relational Database
18 19 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 142 (7.47%) Jenkins
2 121 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 91 (4.79%) JIRA
4 54 (2.84%) TeamCity
5 51 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 42 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 39 (2.05%) SpecFlow
8 38 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 33 (1.74%) Maven
10 31 (1.63%) Bitbucket
11 28 (1.47%) JUnit
11 28 (1.47%) NUnit
11 28 (1.47%) Visual Studio
12 27 (1.42%) GitLab
12 27 (1.42%) Selenium
13 22 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (1.16%) gulp
14 19 (1.00%) Moq
15 18 (0.95%) SonarQube
16 15 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 366 (19.25%) Finance
2 73 (3.84%) Retail
3 55 (2.89%) Legal
4 51 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 50 (2.63%) Public Sector
6 48 (2.52%) Marketing
7 47 (2.47%) Banking
8 44 (2.31%) Law
9 43 (2.26%) Games
10 34 (1.79%) Back Office
11 23 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.05%) Telecoms
13 16 (0.84%) Publishing
14 12 (0.63%) Billing
15 10 (0.53%) Advertising
16 9 (0.47%) Automotive
17 8 (0.42%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.42%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.37%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 599 (31.51%) Architect
2 302 (15.89%) Developer
3 207 (10.89%) Consultant
4 206 (10.84%) Solutions Architect
5 154 (8.10%) Cloud Architect
6 151 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 137 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 117 (6.15%) Azure Architect
9 107 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
10 105 (5.52%) Azure Engineer
11 100 (5.26%) .NET Developer
12 79 (4.16%) C# Developer
12 79 (4.16%) Technical Architect
13 77 (4.05%) Azure Consultant
14 68 (3.58%) Senior Developer
15 63 (3.31%) Senior Architect
16 60 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
17 53 (2.79%) Azure Developer
18 51 (2.68%) Software Architect
19 47 (2.47%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (17.25%) .NET
2 158 (8.31%) Web Services
3 137 (7.21%) HTML
4 123 (6.47%) CSS
5 101 (5.31%) REST
6 95 (5.00%) .NET Core
7 86 (4.52%) AngularJS
8 85 (4.47%) Node.js
9 80 (4.21%) ASP.NET
10 75 (3.95%) React
11 73 (3.84%) RESTful
12 70 (3.68%) SOAP
13 65 (3.42%) XML
14 60 (3.16%) Middleware
15 59 (3.10%) JSON
16 58 (3.05%) Spring
17 51 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 45 (2.37%) OAuth
19 42 (2.21%) Entity Framework
19 42 (2.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 196 (10.31%) Public Cloud
2 188 (9.89%) Data Centre
3 142 (7.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 138 (7.26%) Cloud Native
5 98 (5.16%) User Experience
6 83 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (4.05%) Private Cloud
8 68 (3.58%) Management Information System
9 64 (3.37%) Mobile App
10 55 (2.89%) Algorithms
11 48 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
12 44 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
13 43 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (1.68%) Enterprise Cloud
15 24 (1.26%) Virtual Team
16 23 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
17 19 (1.00%) Clustering
18 17 (0.89%) Blog
19 16 (0.84%) Data Structures
19 16 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 365 (19.20%) Windows
2 296 (15.57%) Linux
3 169 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 85 (4.47%) Windows 10
5 56 (2.95%) Windows Server 2016
6 43 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.84%) Unix
8 26 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (1.32%) Android
10 16 (0.84%) Windows Server 2019
11 13 (0.68%) CentOS
12 12 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.53%) VMS
14 9 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.42%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.21%) AIX
16 4 (0.21%) Solaris
16 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 643 (33.82%) DevOps
3 267 (14.05%) Migration
4 250 (13.15%) Microservices
5 191 (10.05%) Analytics
6 178 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 162 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
7 162 (8.52%) ITIL
7 162 (8.52%) TDD
8 157 (8.26%) Scrum
9 156 (8.21%) TOGAF
10 155 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
11 153 (8.05%) SDLC
12 152 (8.00%) Presales
13 148 (7.79%) Infrastructure as Code
14 140 (7.36%) Mentoring
14 140 (7.36%) SOA
14 140 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
15 138 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
16 133 (7.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 472 (24.83%) SQL
2 336 (17.67%) C#
3 306 (16.10%) PowerShell
4 238 (12.52%) Python
5 206 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 193 (10.15%) Java
7 109 (5.73%) Bash Shell
8 75 (3.95%) Ruby
9 67 (3.52%) PHP
10 56 (2.95%) T-SQL
11 49 (2.58%) Go
12 38 (2.00%) Perl
13 29 (1.53%) Java 8
14 28 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.32%) PL/SQL
16 20 (1.05%) C++
16 20 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 19 (1.00%) C
17 19 (1.00%) U-SQL
18 16 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 112 (5.89%) Degree
2 110 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (4.16%) Security Cleared
4 62 (3.26%) MCSE
5 58 (3.05%) SC Cleared
6 55 (2.89%) AWS Certification
7 50 (2.63%) PhD
8 46 (2.42%) TOGAF Certification
9 43 (2.26%) CISSP
10 41 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (2.10%) MCSA
12 35 (1.84%) CISM
12 35 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
13 34 (1.79%) CCNA
14 15 (0.79%) MCSD
15 14 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.63%) MCTS
17 10 (0.53%) CISA
18 9 (0.47%) MCITP
19 8 (0.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (3.63%) QA
3 46 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 37 (1.95%) NIST
5 34 (1.79%) GDPR
6 16 (0.84%) SLA
7 15 (0.79%) NCSC
8 14 (0.74%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.58%) NIST 800
11 9 (0.47%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.26%) COBIT
13 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.21%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.21%) ISO 20022
14 4 (0.21%) PSD2
14 4 (0.21%) SEPA
15 3 (0.16%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 299 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 248 (13.05%) Docker
3 178 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 154 (8.10%) Hyper-V
5 48 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.89%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.53%) vCloud
9 9 (0.47%) Xen
9 9 (0.47%) XenApp
10 8 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.42%) vSphere
11 5 (0.26%) LXC
12 4 (0.21%) HDFS
12 4 (0.21%) KVM
12 4 (0.21%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 248 (13.05%) Kubernetes
2 247 (12.99%) Terraform
3 224 (11.78%) Ansible
4 149 (7.84%) Puppet
5 141 (7.42%) Opscode Chef
6 121 (6.37%) SCCM
7 79 (4.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 23 (1.21%) SCVMM
9 20 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (1.00%) WSUS
11 17 (0.89%) Kibana
12 16 (0.84%) logstash
12 16 (0.84%) Rancher
12 16 (0.84%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.79%) Backup Exec
14 12 (0.63%) Packer
15 11 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 11 (0.58%) Salt
16 10 (0.53%) SCOM
16 10 (0.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 677 (35.61%) Microsoft
2 262 (13.78%) VMware
3 201 (10.57%) Oracle
4 142 (7.47%) Google
5 94 (4.94%) Cisco
6 59 (3.10%) SAP
7 56 (2.95%) Citrix
8 54 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (2.58%) HP
9 49 (2.58%) IBM
10 46 (2.42%) Splunk
11 45 (2.37%) Databricks
11 45 (2.37%) Dell
12 41 (2.16%) Red Hat
12 41 (2.16%) Tableau
13 39 (2.05%) Xamarin
14 37 (1.95%) EqualLogic
15 26 (1.37%) NetApp
16 23 (1.21%) ServiceNow
17 20 (1.05%) Avaya