Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 221 275
Rank change year-on-year +48 +54 +108
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,447 2,112 2,074
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.99% 1.54% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.53% 5.18% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 1,688 1,633
Median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
10th Percentile £43,725 £42,675 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £98,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 26,169 40,787 40,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 35.99% 29.82% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,540 33,386 33,006
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 8 July 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 8 July 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 +20 661 £70,000 - 31
South East +68 292 £65,000 - 44
North of England +145 199 £67,500 +17.39% 21
Midlands +62 147 £61,000 -6.15% 19
North West +133 123 £70,000 +16.67% 13
West Midlands +33 102 £62,000 -4.62% 12
South West +123 79 £75,000 +30.43% 11
Yorkshire +91 59 £55,000 -4.35% 3
East of England +49 53 £66,250 +10.42% 2
East Midlands +64 42 £57,000 -0.87% 7
North East +19 17 £55,000 +27.17% 5
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 1,070 (73.95%) Azure
2 889 (61.44%) IaaS
3 603 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 591 (40.84%) SaaS
5 550 (38.01%) AWS
6 465 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 454 (31.38%) DevOps
8 367 (25.36%) SQL
9 298 (20.59%) Windows
10 272 (18.80%) Finance
11 270 (18.66%) Active Directory
12 267 (18.45%) PowerShell
13 253 (17.48%) SQL Server
14 242 (16.72%) Office 365
15 233 (16.10%) .NET
16 219 (15.13%) Linux
17 209 (14.44%) C#
18 203 (14.03%) Kubernetes
19 198 (13.68%) Docker
20 195 (13.48%) Python
21 192 (13.27%) VMware
22 190 (13.13%) Migration
22 190 (13.13%) Terraform
23 185 (12.79%) Microservices
24 171 (11.82%) Analytics
25 168 (11.61%) Public Cloud
26 160 (11.06%) Java
27 153 (10.57%) Firewall
28 150 (10.37%) Ansible
29 149 (10.30%) Windows Server

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
1 106 (7.33%) IIS
2 70 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 52 (3.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 41 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 33 (2.28%) Confluence
7 29 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 24 (1.66%) Skype for Business
9 22 (1.52%) CMS
10 18 (1.24%) OpenStack
11 17 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (1.17%) SAS
11 17 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (1.17%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.04%) Apache
12 15 (1.04%) MS Exchange
13 14 (0.97%) Apache Spark
13 14 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.48%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.069%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (0.83%) SAP GTS
4 10 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.28%) Actimize
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 4 (0.28%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.21%) Magento
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.14%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.069%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,070 (73.95%) Azure
2 889 (61.44%) IaaS
3 591 (40.84%) SaaS
4 550 (38.01%) AWS
5 242 (16.72%) Office 365
6 142 (9.81%) Serverless
7 125 (8.64%) GCP
8 109 (7.53%) Power Platform
9 104 (7.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 66 (4.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 65 (4.49%) Azure Data Factory
12 56 (3.87%) Azure Functions
13 52 (3.59%) Logic Apps
14 48 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
15 42 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
16 38 (2.63%) OpenShift
17 35 (2.42%) PowerApps
18 26 (1.80%) Azure Stack
19 23 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 23 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 153 (10.57%) Firewall
2 68 (4.70%) DNS
3 67 (4.63%) VPN
4 59 (4.08%) Skype
5 41 (2.83%) TCP/IP
6 35 (2.42%) SAN
7 32 (2.21%) Network Security
8 28 (1.94%) Internet
9 25 (1.73%) WAN
10 22 (1.52%) HTTP
10 22 (1.52%) LAN
11 19 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (1.24%) MPLS
13 16 (1.11%) iSCSI
14 14 (0.97%) DHCP
15 13 (0.90%) Wireless
16 10 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (0.69%) IPsec
16 10 (0.69%) SSH
16 10 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 117 (8.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 89 (6.15%) Power BI
4 76 (5.25%) MySQL
5 72 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
6 64 (4.42%) Data Lake
7 53 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 49 (3.39%) Big Data
8 49 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (2.97%) Cosmos DB
10 41 (2.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 41 (2.83%) Redis
11 40 (2.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 38 (2.63%) NoSQL
13 37 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (1.87%) MongoDB
15 25 (1.73%) Relational Database
16 24 (1.66%) DB2
17 19 (1.31%) PolyBase
17 19 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (7.46%) Jenkins
2 99 (6.84%) Git (software)
3 70 (4.84%) JIRA
4 46 (3.18%) TeamCity
5 34 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 33 (2.28%) SpecFlow
7 32 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (1.87%) GitLab
9 22 (1.52%) Bitbucket
10 21 (1.45%) NUnit
11 20 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (1.17%) JUnit
13 15 (1.04%) Moq
14 14 (0.97%) Selenium
15 13 (0.90%) git-flow
16 11 (0.76%) gulp
16 11 (0.76%) Jasmine
16 11 (0.76%) SonarQube
17 10 (0.69%) Cucumber
General
1 272 (18.80%) Finance
2 47 (3.25%) Legal
3 45 (3.11%) Retail
4 36 (2.49%) Games
5 31 (2.14%) Law
5 31 (2.14%) Public Sector
6 30 (2.07%) Banking
7 28 (1.94%) Marketing
7 28 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 14 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.90%) Back Office
10 13 (0.90%) Publishing
11 9 (0.62%) Automotive
12 7 (0.48%) Advertising
12 7 (0.48%) Billing
12 7 (0.48%) Digital Economy
13 6 (0.41%) Local Government
13 6 (0.41%) Military
14 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 460 (31.79%) Architect
2 199 (13.75%) Developer
3 160 (11.06%) Solutions Architect
4 146 (10.09%) Cloud Architect
4 146 (10.09%) Consultant
5 108 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 78 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 76 (5.25%) Azure Engineer
8 68 (4.70%) .NET Developer
9 67 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
10 62 (4.28%) Infrastructure Architect
11 61 (4.22%) Azure Consultant
12 58 (4.01%) Azure Architect
13 52 (3.59%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 52 (3.59%) Senior Developer
14 44 (3.04%) IT Engineer
14 44 (3.04%) Platform Engineer
15 42 (2.90%) Security Architect
15 42 (2.90%) Senior DevOps
16 40 (2.76%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (16.10%) .NET
2 113 (7.81%) HTML
3 102 (7.05%) Web Services
4 85 (5.87%) CSS
5 70 (4.84%) .NET Core
6 67 (4.63%) Node.js
7 60 (4.15%) REST
8 58 (4.01%) AngularJS
9 54 (3.73%) RESTful
10 51 (3.52%) React
11 50 (3.46%) ASP.NET
12 48 (3.32%) JSON
13 45 (3.11%) Spring
14 44 (3.04%) OAuth
15 42 (2.90%) SOAP
16 36 (2.49%) XML
17 34 (2.35%) HTML5
18 33 (2.28%) Spring Boot
19 29 (2.00%) Middleware
20 28 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 168 (11.61%) Public Cloud
2 126 (8.71%) Cloud Native
2 126 (8.71%) Data Centre
3 78 (5.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 68 (4.70%) User Experience
5 49 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (3.32%) Private Cloud
7 44 (3.04%) Management Information System
8 36 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
9 30 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
10 29 (2.00%) Algorithms
11 24 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.66%) PKI
12 20 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
13 18 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 18 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (1.17%) Virtual Team
15 16 (1.11%) Clustering
15 16 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
16 15 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 298 (20.59%) Windows
2 219 (15.13%) Linux
3 149 (10.30%) Windows Server
4 73 (5.04%) Windows 10
5 56 (3.87%) Windows Server 2016
6 38 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (1.59%) Windows Server 2019
9 19 (1.31%) Ubuntu
10 18 (1.24%) Unix
11 13 (0.90%) CentOS
11 13 (0.90%) VMS
12 12 (0.83%) Android
13 9 (0.62%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.35%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.21%) Debian
16 3 (0.21%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.069%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 454 (31.38%) DevOps
3 190 (13.13%) Migration
4 185 (12.79%) Microservices
5 171 (11.82%) Analytics
6 146 (10.09%) TOGAF
7 141 (9.74%) ITIL
8 126 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
9 120 (8.29%) Technical Leadership
10 114 (7.88%) Presales
11 112 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
11 112 (7.74%) TDD
12 111 (7.67%) SDLC
13 108 (7.46%) Fintech
14 107 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
15 106 (7.33%) Scrum
16 105 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 98 (6.77%) Infrastructure as Code
18 96 (6.63%) Cybersecurity
18 96 (6.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 367 (25.36%) SQL
2 267 (18.45%) PowerShell
3 209 (14.44%) C#
4 195 (13.48%) Python
5 160 (11.06%) Java
6 121 (8.36%) JavaScript
7 62 (4.28%) Bash Shell
8 55 (3.80%) T-SQL
9 47 (3.25%) Ruby
10 46 (3.18%) PHP
11 37 (2.56%) Go
12 23 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 22 (1.52%) Perl
14 21 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 19 (1.31%) R
15 19 (1.31%) U-SQL
16 17 (1.17%) Java 8
17 15 (1.04%) C
18 13 (0.90%) C++
19 12 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (6.77%) Degree
3 85 (5.87%) MCSE
4 68 (4.70%) Security Cleared
5 60 (4.15%) MCSA
6 57 (3.94%) TOGAF Certification
7 42 (2.90%) AWS Certification
8 41 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (2.63%) SC Cleared
10 35 (2.42%) CCNA
11 29 (2.00%) CISSP
12 27 (1.87%) PhD
13 22 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (1.31%) CISM
15 17 (1.17%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.76%) MCTS
18 10 (0.69%) MCITP
19 9 (0.62%) CISA
20 8 (0.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (3.52%) QA
3 49 (3.39%) NIST
4 47 (3.25%) PCI DSS
5 33 (2.28%) GDPR
6 31 (2.14%) NIST 800
7 23 (1.59%) NCSC
8 14 (0.97%) COBIT
8 14 (0.97%) SLA
9 10 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (0.48%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.41%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.28%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.28%) PMO
13 4 (0.28%) PSD2
13 4 (0.28%) SEPA
14 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 270 (18.66%) Active Directory
2 198 (13.68%) Docker
3 141 (9.74%) Hyper-V
4 138 (9.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (1.73%) vSphere
7 19 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.69%) vCloud
9 8 (0.55%) Xen
10 6 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.41%) XenApp
11 3 (0.21%) KVM
12 2 (0.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.14%) LXC
12 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.069%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.069%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 203 (14.03%) Kubernetes
2 190 (13.13%) Terraform
3 150 (10.37%) Ansible
4 90 (6.22%) SCCM
5 89 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
6 83 (5.74%) Puppet
7 65 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
8 39 (2.70%) SCVMM
9 20 (1.38%) Packer
10 14 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.76%) Kibana
11 11 (0.76%) Nagios
11 11 (0.76%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.69%) logstash
12 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (0.69%) Salt
13 8 (0.55%) Consul
13 8 (0.55%) Grafana
14 7 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.48%) Rancher
Vendors
1 603 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 192 (13.27%) VMware
3 141 (9.74%) Oracle
4 140 (9.68%) Google
5 77 (5.32%) Cisco
6 62 (4.28%) Databricks
7 59 (4.08%) SAP
8 55 (3.80%) HP
9 53 (3.66%) IBM
10 49 (3.39%) Dell
11 43 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
12 40 (2.76%) Citrix
13 38 (2.63%) Red Hat
14 34 (2.35%) Tableau
15 30 (2.07%) ServiceNow
16 29 (2.00%) Splunk
17 24 (1.66%) Xamarin
18 21 (1.45%) NetApp
19 20 (1.38%) EqualLogic
20 18 (1.24%) Remedy