Period
to 2 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 2 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 165 244
Rank change year-on-year +68 +79 +34
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 66 91 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.29% 1.45% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.93% 4.62% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 72 78 35
Median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% +27.27%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,125 £43,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
North West median annual salary £68,750 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -21.43% +27.27%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,113 1,968 1,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.66% 31.34% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1,604 1,627
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,722 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,042 £76,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PaaS in Manchester.

Salary trend for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in Manchester over the 6 months to 2 December 2020.

Salary histogram for PaaS in Manchester

PaaS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 2 December 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
Salford - 3 £55,000 - 1
Bolton +15 1 £52,500 +10.53%
PaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 63 (95.45%) IaaS
2 56 (84.85%) Azure
3 40 (60.61%) SaaS
4 32 (48.48%) Python
5 28 (42.42%) TOGAF
6 27 (40.91%) Migration
7 25 (37.88%) Big Data
7 25 (37.88%) Data Lake
7 25 (37.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
8 22 (33.33%) Databricks
8 22 (33.33%) Analytics
9 21 (31.82%) Skype
10 20 (30.30%) Sparx
10 20 (30.30%) R
11 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
12 13 (19.70%) AWS
13 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 11 (16.67%) Windows
14 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (15.15%) Finance
15 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
15 10 (15.15%) DevOps
16 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (13.64%) Linux
16 9 (13.64%) TDD
17 8 (12.12%) MCSE
17 8 (12.12%) MCSA
17 8 (12.12%) SQL
17 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure as Code

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (9.09%) IIS
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Mule
3 1 (1.52%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 63 (95.45%) IaaS
2 56 (84.85%) Azure
3 40 (60.61%) SaaS
4 13 (19.70%) AWS
5 5 (7.58%) Office 365
5 5 (7.58%) Serverless
6 4 (6.06%) OneDrive
7 3 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (4.55%) Power Platform
7 3 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.52%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.52%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) Skype
2 6 (9.09%) DNS
2 6 (9.09%) MPLS
3 5 (7.58%) Firewall
4 4 (6.06%) VPN
5 3 (4.55%) DHCP
5 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.55%) VLAN
5 3 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (1.52%) BGP
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.52%) LAN
6 1 (1.52%) Network Security
6 1 (1.52%) OSPF
6 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.52%) SSL
6 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) Big Data
1 25 (37.88%) Data Lake
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.06%) HDInsight
5 3 (4.55%) MySQL
6 2 (3.03%) Power BI
7 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.52%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.03%) GitLab
1 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.52%) git-flow
2 1 (1.52%) JMeter
2 1 (1.52%) Katalon Studio
2 1 (1.52%) MSTest
2 1 (1.52%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Law
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Architect
2 26 (39.39%) Azure Architect
3 23 (34.85%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (28.79%) Data Architect
5 15 (22.73%) Azure Engineer
6 14 (21.21%) Big Data Architect
6 14 (21.21%) Big Data Solutions Architect
7 12 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
8 9 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (10.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 6 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (7.58%) Cloud Engineer
12 4 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
12 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (4.55%) Platform Architect
13 3 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
13 3 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
13 3 (4.55%) Principal Software Engineer
13 3 (4.55%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
1 4 (6.06%) REST
2 3 (4.55%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (3.03%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) LDAP
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) VMS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) TOGAF
2 27 (40.91%) Migration
3 25 (37.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 22 (33.33%) Analytics
5 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.15%) DevOps
7 9 (13.64%) TDD
8 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (10.61%) Microservices
10 6 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (7.58%) Performance Management
12 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
12 4 (6.06%) OWASP
12 4 (6.06%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
13 3 (4.55%) Data Management
13 3 (4.55%) Pair Programming
13 3 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) Python
2 20 (30.30%) R
3 15 (22.73%) PowerShell
4 8 (12.12%) SQL
5 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) Java
7 3 (4.55%) Go
7 3 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.03%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.12%) MCSA
2 8 (12.12%) MCSE
2 8 (12.12%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (7.58%) MCTS
4 3 (4.55%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) CCNA
6 1 (1.52%) CCNP
6 1 (1.52%) CEH
6 1 (1.52%) OCP
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) NCSC
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (1.52%) Firmware
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (9.09%) Terraform
2 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.06%) Puppet
2 4 (6.06%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) Ansible
3 2 (3.03%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.52%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.52%) Rancher
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (33.33%) Databricks
3 20 (30.30%) Sparx
4 2 (3.03%) SaltStack
4 2 (3.03%) Veeam
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
5 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Juniper
5 1 (1.52%) Meraki
5 1 (1.52%) NetApp
5 1 (1.52%) NETGEAR
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec
5 1 (1.52%) Talend
5 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.52%) Wyse