Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 241 344
Rank change year-on-year +18 +103 +73
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,887 2,154 1,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.42% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.62% 5.56% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,386 1,595 1,293
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +9.24%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £93,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +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 40,888 38,724 33,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 32.73% 25.54% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33,665 31,366 27,667
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019. 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 -5 900 £70,000 -6.67% 129
South East +31 386 £62,500 +4.17% 59
Midlands +23 202 £60,000 - 61
North of England +50 198 £55,000 -8.33% 59
West Midlands -4 145 £60,000 - 42
North West +85 126 £57,500 -17.86% 37
East of England +100 110 £55,500 -7.50% 13
South West +15 63 £50,000 -9.09% 20
Yorkshire -33 55 £54,486 +3.78% 17
East Midlands +39 54 £55,000 +2.33% 19
North East +19 17 £60,552 -13.50% 5
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 1,257 (66.61%) Azure
2 1,031 (54.64%) IaaS
3 780 (41.34%) DevOps
4 768 (40.70%) AWS
5 742 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
6 723 (38.31%) SaaS
7 658 (34.87%) Microsoft
8 435 (23.05%) SQL
9 394 (20.88%) C#
10 391 (20.72%) .NET
11 340 (18.02%) Kubernetes
12 323 (17.12%) Linux
13 319 (16.91%) Windows
14 315 (16.69%) Microservices
15 312 (16.53%) PowerShell
16 300 (15.90%) Finance
16 300 (15.90%) Migration
17 292 (15.47%) Docker
18 286 (15.16%) Python
19 267 (14.15%) SQL Server
19 267 (14.15%) Terraform
20 250 (13.25%) JavaScript
21 246 (13.04%) Ansible
22 235 (12.45%) Java
23 223 (11.82%) Office 365
24 221 (11.71%) Serverless
25 218 (11.55%) Firewall
26 212 (11.23%) Infrastructure as Code
27 205 (10.86%) Active Directory
28 200 (10.60%) Continuous Integration

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 (6.09%) IIS
2 66 (3.50%) Apache Spark
3 65 (3.44%) SharePoint
4 59 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 54 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 46 (2.44%) Confluence
6 46 (2.44%) Skype for Business
7 37 (1.96%) OpenStack
8 36 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
9 31 (1.64%) nginx
9 31 (1.64%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.38%) CMS
11 23 (1.22%) SAS
12 16 (0.85%) Apache
12 16 (0.85%) MS Exchange
13 15 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 14 (0.74%) Mule
15 13 (0.69%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.58%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 50 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.69%) Chatbot
3 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) InVision
7 2 (0.11%) Sketch
7 2 (0.11%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.053%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.053%) Moqups
8 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.48%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.21%) HFM
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle FAH
4 4 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.16%) Workfront
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.053%) Magento
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,257 (66.61%) Azure
2 1,031 (54.64%) IaaS
3 768 (40.70%) AWS
4 723 (38.31%) SaaS
5 223 (11.82%) Office 365
6 221 (11.71%) Serverless
7 177 (9.38%) GCP
8 93 (4.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 85 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
10 81 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 79 (4.19%) Power Platform
12 77 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
13 66 (3.50%) AWS Lambda
14 63 (3.34%) Azure Functions
15 47 (2.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 43 (2.28%) OpenShift
17 41 (2.17%) Amazon S3
18 40 (2.12%) Dynamics 365
19 39 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
20 38 (2.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 218 (11.55%) Firewall
2 97 (5.14%) VPN
3 79 (4.19%) DNS
4 59 (3.13%) WAN
5 53 (2.81%) Internet
5 53 (2.81%) LAN
6 46 (2.44%) Skype
7 38 (2.01%) HTTP
8 35 (1.85%) Wireless
9 33 (1.75%) Network Security
10 31 (1.64%) TCP/IP
11 29 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
12 23 (1.22%) SAN
13 20 (1.06%) VoIP
14 19 (1.01%) DHCP
15 18 (0.95%) SSL
16 16 (0.85%) VLAN
17 14 (0.74%) Unified Communications
17 14 (0.74%) WLAN
18 12 (0.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 157 (8.32%) Azure SQL Database
3 106 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (4.50%) Big Data
5 83 (4.40%) Hadoop
6 79 (4.19%) Power BI
7 70 (3.71%) Data Lake
8 56 (2.97%) NoSQL
9 50 (2.65%) MySQL
10 48 (2.54%) MongoDB
11 45 (2.38%) Cosmos DB
12 44 (2.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 44 (2.33%) Relational Database
13 42 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 40 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 39 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 39 (2.07%) Apache Hive
16 32 (1.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 171 (9.06%) Jenkins
2 162 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 90 (4.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 85 (4.50%) JIRA
5 66 (3.50%) Maven
6 58 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 55 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 51 (2.70%) Visual Studio
9 45 (2.38%) Selenium
10 32 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
12 26 (1.38%) Hudson
13 25 (1.32%) Bitbucket
14 20 (1.06%) gulp
15 19 (1.01%) Vagrant
16 18 (0.95%) Cucumber
16 18 (0.95%) Gradle
16 18 (0.95%) SpecFlow
17 16 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
18 14 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 300 (15.90%) Finance
2 90 (4.77%) Retail
3 85 (4.50%) Marketing
4 84 (4.45%) Public Sector
5 63 (3.34%) Banking
6 38 (2.01%) Law
7 32 (1.70%) Back Office
8 29 (1.54%) Games
9 23 (1.22%) Legal
10 21 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.69%) Electronics
12 13 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.53%) Advertising
14 9 (0.48%) Billing
14 9 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.42%) French Language
15 8 (0.42%) German Language
16 7 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 557 (29.52%) Architect
2 297 (15.74%) Developer
3 220 (11.66%) Solutions Architect
4 217 (11.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 192 (10.17%) Consultant
6 174 (9.22%) Cloud Architect
7 160 (8.48%) Azure Architect
8 131 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
9 120 (6.36%) Azure Engineer
10 112 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 108 (5.72%) Technical Architect
12 101 (5.35%) Azure Consultant
13 100 (5.30%) Senior Architect
14 95 (5.03%) .NET Developer
15 91 (4.82%) C# Developer
16 71 (3.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
17 69 (3.66%) Platform Engineer
18 68 (3.60%) AWS Architect
19 63 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
20 62 (3.29%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (20.72%) .NET
2 174 (9.22%) Web Services
3 137 (7.26%) HTML
4 126 (6.68%) CSS
5 95 (5.03%) ASP.NET
6 94 (4.98%) JSON
7 91 (4.82%) .NET Core
8 79 (4.19%) REST
9 76 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 76 (4.03%) Node.js
10 69 (3.66%) React
11 67 (3.55%) Elastic Stack
12 61 (3.23%) RESTful
13 60 (3.18%) AngularJS
14 53 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 52 (2.76%) .NET Framework
16 50 (2.65%) XML
17 49 (2.60%) OAuth
18 47 (2.49%) WCF
19 45 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 200 (10.60%) Hybrid Cloud
2 187 (9.91%) Data Centre
3 179 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
4 166 (8.80%) Public Cloud
5 151 (8.00%) Cloud Native
6 107 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
7 93 (4.93%) Management Information System
8 74 (3.92%) Mobile App
9 71 (3.76%) User Experience
10 57 (3.02%) Private Cloud
11 54 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
12 47 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
13 39 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 27 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
15 22 (1.17%) Virtual Team
16 21 (1.11%) Clustering
16 21 (1.11%) N-Tier
17 19 (1.01%) Social Media
18 17 (0.90%) Blog
19 15 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 323 (17.12%) Linux
2 319 (16.91%) Windows
3 142 (7.53%) Windows Server
4 77 (4.08%) Unix
5 36 (1.91%) Windows 10
5 36 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (1.59%) Android
7 25 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.01%) CentOS
9 16 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.58%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.42%) VMS
13 7 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
13 7 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.21%) AIX
15 4 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.21%) Solaris
16 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (41.34%) DevOps
2 742 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
3 315 (16.69%) Microservices
4 300 (15.90%) Migration
5 212 (11.23%) Infrastructure as Code
6 200 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
7 195 (10.33%) Test Automation
8 190 (10.07%) Software Engineering
9 189 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
10 184 (9.75%) Analytics
11 181 (9.59%) Scrum
12 179 (9.49%) ITIL
13 174 (9.22%) Mentoring
14 165 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
15 160 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 155 (8.21%) TDD
17 154 (8.16%) Configuration Management
18 143 (7.58%) Presales
19 135 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
20 131 (6.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 435 (23.05%) SQL
2 394 (20.88%) C#
3 312 (16.53%) PowerShell
4 286 (15.16%) Python
5 250 (13.25%) JavaScript
6 235 (12.45%) Java
7 110 (5.83%) Bash Shell
8 94 (4.98%) Ruby
9 63 (3.34%) Go
10 51 (2.70%) Perl
11 43 (2.28%) Scala
12 40 (2.12%) T-SQL
13 39 (2.07%) PHP
14 30 (1.59%) Java 8
15 25 (1.32%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.27%) Groovy
17 16 (0.85%) C
17 16 (0.85%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.58%) C++
18 11 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 132 (7.00%) Degree
2 78 (4.13%) AWS Certification
3 77 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (3.18%) Security Cleared
5 41 (2.17%) CISSP
6 37 (1.96%) MCSE
7 34 (1.80%) TOGAF Certification
8 30 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 27 (1.43%) CISM
10 25 (1.32%) Master's Degree
11 23 (1.22%) SC Cleared
12 19 (1.01%) CCNA
13 17 (0.90%) MCSA
14 11 (0.58%) MCTS
15 10 (0.53%) CCNP
16 9 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.48%) MCITP
16 9 (0.48%) MCP
16 9 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.24%) QA
2 46 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.85%) SLA
5 29 (1.54%) PCI DSS
6 27 (1.43%) NIST
7 23 (1.22%) GDPR
8 13 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.26%) GAMP
11 5 (0.26%) GxP
12 4 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 4 (0.21%) PMO
13 3 (0.16%) GPG13
13 3 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
13 3 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
13 3 (0.16%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.16%) NCSC
System Software
1 292 (15.47%) Docker
2 205 (10.86%) Active Directory
3 135 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 121 (6.41%) Hyper-V
5 48 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 18 (0.95%) vSphere
8 15 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.64%) HDFS
10 8 (0.42%) XenApp
11 7 (0.37%) DFS Replication
11 7 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.21%) KVM
13 4 (0.21%) LXC
13 4 (0.21%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 340 (18.02%) Kubernetes
2 267 (14.15%) Terraform
3 246 (13.04%) Ansible
4 199 (10.55%) Puppet
5 170 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
6 83 (4.40%) SCCM
7 43 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 40 (2.12%) Single Sign-On
9 33 (1.75%) Kibana
9 33 (1.75%) logstash
10 30 (1.59%) Salt
11 29 (1.54%) Packer
12 27 (1.43%) ZABBIX
13 24 (1.27%) Nagios
14 23 (1.22%) Backup Exec
15 22 (1.17%) Grafana
16 21 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
17 20 (1.06%) Graphite
18 19 (1.01%) Consul
18 19 (1.01%) Opsview
Vendors
1 658 (34.87%) Microsoft
2 185 (9.80%) VMware
3 154 (8.16%) Oracle
4 140 (7.42%) Google
5 95 (5.03%) Cisco
6 71 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
7 66 (3.50%) SAP
8 61 (3.23%) Splunk
9 58 (3.07%) IBM
10 54 (2.86%) Citrix
11 40 (2.12%) Cloudera
12 35 (1.85%) Xamarin
13 31 (1.64%) Tableau
14 29 (1.54%) Red Hat
15 28 (1.48%) HP
16 26 (1.38%) Dell
17 25 (1.32%) Veeam
18 20 (1.06%) Databricks
19 19 (1.01%) Hortonworks
19 19 (1.01%) ServiceNow