Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 414 622
Rank change year-on-year +104 +208 +123
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,661 1,228 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 0.74% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.11% 5.42% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,343 948 641
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%

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 32,484 22,660 19,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.93% 13.57% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 27,210 19,122 16,714
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,003 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.99% +0.01% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +166 953 £70,000 +7.69% 170
South East -44 218 £55,000 -8.33% 47
North of England +3 187 £55,000 +7.84% 58
Midlands +49 143 £55,000 -15.38% 29
West Midlands +48 112 £52,500 -19.23% 20
Yorkshire +64 91 £68,750 +37.50% 18
South West -10 79 £52,500 +10.53% 19
North West -44 78 £50,000 -1.96% 32
East of England +8 65 £75,000 +59.91% 9
East Midlands +31 31 £67,500 +31.07% 9
North East -7 20 £70,000 +47.37% 8
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 1,111 (66.89%) IaaS
2 964 (58.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 785 (47.26%) SaaS
4 662 (39.86%) Amazon AWS
5 613 (36.91%) Microsoft
6 553 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
7 458 (27.57%) DevOps
8 340 (20.47%) Java
9 323 (19.45%) Finance
10 322 (19.39%) SQL
11 315 (18.96%) .NET
12 311 (18.72%) Windows
13 305 (18.36%) Active Directory
14 269 (16.20%) Office 365
15 262 (15.77%) SQL Server
16 256 (15.41%) C#
17 254 (15.29%) Python
18 253 (15.23%) Linux
19 242 (14.57%) VMware
20 236 (14.21%) PowerShell
21 227 (13.67%) JavaScript
22 226 (13.61%) Docker
23 216 (13.00%) Degree
24 213 (12.82%) Puppet
25 212 (12.76%) Microservices
26 207 (12.46%) Migration
27 205 (12.34%) Git (software)
28 203 (12.22%) Data Centre
29 202 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
29 202 (12.16%) Google

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 95 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 82 (4.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 71 (4.27%) WebSphere
4 60 (3.61%) MS Exchange
5 56 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 55 (3.31%) Confluence
6 55 (3.31%) OpenStack
7 45 (2.71%) CMS
8 44 (2.65%) IIS
9 41 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
9 41 (2.47%) nginx
10 33 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (1.87%) Apache Spark
12 27 (1.63%) Apache
12 27 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (1.26%) Skype for Business
15 20 (1.20%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 49 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.060%) HipChat
4 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 41 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.84%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.36%) Magento
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.18%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.12%) Summit
8 1 (0.060%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.060%) Shopify
8 1 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.060%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,111 (66.89%) IaaS
2 964 (58.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 785 (47.26%) SaaS
4 662 (39.86%) Amazon AWS
5 269 (16.20%) Office 365
6 126 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
7 115 (6.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 101 (6.08%) Serverless
9 90 (5.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 49 (2.95%) npm
11 48 (2.89%) OpenShift
12 38 (2.29%) IBM Cloud
13 34 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
14 31 (1.87%) Bluemix
15 19 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
17 15 (0.90%) Heroku
18 12 (0.72%) Akamai
18 12 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
19 11 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 189 (11.38%) Firewall
2 131 (7.89%) DNS
3 114 (6.86%) VPN
4 107 (6.44%) WAN
5 78 (4.70%) LAN
6 51 (3.07%) DHCP
7 50 (3.01%) Network Security
7 50 (3.01%) SSL
8 45 (2.71%) HTTP
9 42 (2.53%) TCP/IP
10 39 (2.35%) SAN
11 28 (1.69%) Internet
12 26 (1.57%) Unified Communications
13 23 (1.38%) MPLS
13 23 (1.38%) Skype
13 23 (1.38%) VLAN
13 23 (1.38%) Wireless
14 20 (1.20%) DMZ
15 17 (1.02%) VoIP
16 12 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 122 (7.34%) NoSQL
3 112 (6.74%) MongoDB
4 109 (6.56%) Big Data
5 58 (3.49%) Relational Database
6 57 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 44 (2.65%) MySQL
8 40 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
10 28 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 27 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (1.57%) CouchDB
13 25 (1.51%) Oracle Database
13 25 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 23 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (1.32%) Redis
16 21 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 205 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 187 (11.26%) Jenkins
3 120 (7.22%) Visual Studio
4 92 (5.54%) JIRA
5 71 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 66 (3.97%) Visual Studio Team System
7 61 (3.67%) Gradle
8 55 (3.31%) Maven
9 52 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 46 (2.77%) TeamCity
11 42 (2.53%) gulp
12 40 (2.41%) JUnit
13 38 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 29 (1.75%) Travis CI
15 23 (1.38%) Jasmine
16 22 (1.32%) Bitbucket
17 20 (1.20%) MSBuild
17 20 (1.20%) NUnit
18 19 (1.14%) MSTest
19 18 (1.08%) Moq
General
1 323 (19.45%) Finance
2 111 (6.68%) Marketing
3 95 (5.72%) Retail
4 64 (3.85%) Banking
5 41 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 41 (2.47%) Games
6 40 (2.41%) Billing
7 31 (1.87%) Publishing
8 29 (1.75%) Law
8 29 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 26 (1.57%) Advertising
10 23 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.20%) Legal
12 19 (1.14%) Back Office
13 15 (0.90%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.84%) Electronics
15 4 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.18%) Automotive
17 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.060%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 529 (31.85%) Architect
2 231 (13.91%) Cloud Architect
3 207 (12.46%) Solutions Architect
4 192 (11.56%) Developer
5 163 (9.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 158 (9.51%) Consultant
7 145 (8.73%) Cloud Engineer
8 125 (7.53%) Azure Engineer
9 98 (5.90%) Azure Architect
10 81 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 79 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
12 75 (4.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 57 (3.43%) Enterprise Architect
13 57 (3.43%) Lead Architect
14 53 (3.19%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 51 (3.07%) Infrastructure Architect
16 50 (3.01%) Senior Developer
17 49 (2.95%) Azure Consultant
18 46 (2.77%) .NET Developer
18 46 (2.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (18.96%) .NET
2 184 (11.08%) HTML
3 172 (10.36%) CSS
4 140 (8.43%) ASP.NET
4 140 (8.43%) Node.js
5 132 (7.95%) AngularJS
6 116 (6.98%) Web Services
7 102 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 100 (6.02%) HTML5
9 95 (5.72%) REST
10 91 (5.48%) Middleware
11 88 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 83 (5.00%) .NET Framework
13 76 (4.58%) JSON
14 66 (3.97%) RESTful
15 60 (3.61%) Entity Framework
16 57 (3.43%) WCF
17 56 (3.37%) React
18 53 (3.19%) Spring
19 41 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 203 (12.22%) Data Centre
2 167 (10.05%) Public Cloud
3 124 (7.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 120 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 113 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
6 106 (6.38%) Computer Science
7 92 (5.54%) Management Information System
8 60 (3.61%) User Experience
9 47 (2.83%) Cloud Native
10 44 (2.65%) Private Cloud
11 28 (1.69%) Virtual Team
12 26 (1.57%) Clustering
12 26 (1.57%) Mainframe
12 26 (1.57%) Social Media
13 24 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (1.44%) PKI
14 23 (1.38%) Replication
15 21 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (1.26%) N-Tier
16 18 (1.08%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 311 (18.72%) Windows
2 253 (15.23%) Linux
3 138 (8.31%) Windows Server
4 90 (5.42%) Unix
5 49 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 37 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (2.11%) Android
9 35 (2.11%) Windows 10
10 30 (1.81%) Apple iOS
11 22 (1.32%) Solaris
12 17 (1.02%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.96%) CentOS
13 16 (0.96%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.78%) VMS
14 13 (0.78%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.66%) Windows Phone
15 11 (0.66%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (27.57%) DevOps
3 212 (12.76%) Microservices
4 207 (12.46%) Migration
5 202 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
5 202 (12.16%) TDD
6 196 (11.80%) Presales
7 190 (11.44%) Analytics
8 168 (10.11%) ITIL
9 161 (9.69%) Software Engineering
10 144 (8.67%) Open Source
11 143 (8.61%) CRM
12 136 (8.19%) Scrum
13 129 (7.77%) SOA
14 127 (7.65%) MVC
15 126 (7.59%) TOGAF
16 124 (7.47%) Service Delivery
17 122 (7.34%) IT Strategy
18 119 (7.16%) Continuous Delivery
19 114 (6.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 340 (20.47%) Java
2 322 (19.39%) SQL
3 256 (15.41%) C#
4 254 (15.29%) Python
5 236 (14.21%) PowerShell
6 227 (13.67%) JavaScript
7 89 (5.36%) Ruby
8 76 (4.58%) Bash Shell
9 68 (4.09%) PHP
10 63 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 51 (3.07%) Perl
12 49 (2.95%) Groovy
13 41 (2.47%) Scala
14 33 (1.99%) Go
15 21 (1.26%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.14%) C
17 17 (1.02%) C++
18 15 (0.90%) PL/SQL
19 13 (0.78%) R
20 8 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 216 (13.00%) Degree
2 128 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (5.30%) MCSE
4 62 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (2.71%) MCSA
6 36 (2.17%) CISSP
7 33 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (1.26%) Security Cleared
9 20 (1.20%) MCSD
10 19 (1.14%) CISM
11 18 (1.08%) AWS Certification
11 18 (1.08%) CCNA
12 17 (1.02%) ISEB
13 15 (0.90%) MCP
14 14 (0.84%) CCNP
14 14 (0.84%) Master's Degree
14 14 (0.84%) SC Cleared
15 13 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (0.72%) CISA
16 12 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (4.64%) QA
2 47 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.05%) GDPR
4 32 (1.93%) GCP
5 28 (1.69%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.96%) SLA
7 14 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.36%) GPG13
9 6 (0.36%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.30%) PMO
11 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.24%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.18%) COBIT
13 2 (0.12%) COSO
13 2 (0.12%) HL7
13 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.12%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 305 (18.36%) Active Directory
2 226 (13.61%) Docker
3 185 (11.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (7.71%) Hyper-V
5 55 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (1.44%) XenApp
8 20 (1.20%) vSphere
9 12 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.54%) NFS
10 9 (0.54%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.36%) vCloud
11 6 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.30%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.24%) HDFS
13 4 (0.24%) KVM
13 4 (0.24%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 213 (12.82%) Puppet
2 184 (11.08%) Opscode Chef
3 171 (10.30%) Ansible
4 134 (8.07%) Kubernetes
5 52 (3.13%) SCCM
5 52 (3.13%) Terraform
6 39 (2.35%) SCOM
7 22 (1.32%) Salt
8 20 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 18 (1.08%) NetBackup
10 15 (0.90%) Mesos
11 13 (0.78%) Nagios
12 11 (0.66%) EdgeSight
12 11 (0.66%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.54%) vCenter Server
14 6 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.36%) WSUS
15 5 (0.30%) Packer
15 5 (0.30%) vMotion
15 5 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 613 (36.91%) Microsoft
2 242 (14.57%) VMware
3 202 (12.16%) Google
4 130 (7.83%) Oracle
5 121 (7.28%) IBM
6 83 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 66 (3.97%) Cisco
8 63 (3.79%) Citrix
9 53 (3.19%) SAP
10 50 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
11 37 (2.23%) Splunk
12 36 (2.17%) EMC
13 32 (1.93%) NetApp
14 31 (1.87%) hybris
15 29 (1.75%) HP
16 26 (1.57%) Sitecore
17 24 (1.44%) AppDynamics
18 21 (1.26%) Atlassian
19 20 (1.20%) CheckPoint
19 20 (1.20%) Dell