Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 288 242 309
Rank change year-on-year -46 +67 +58
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 84 121 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.98% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.47% 7.89% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 63 97 31
North West median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,421 1,533 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.07% 12.46% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,052 1,303 885
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,950 £59,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the North West

PaaS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS in the North West.

Salary trend for PaaS in the North West

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the North West over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the North West

PaaS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Manchester -21 47 £45,000 -12.62% 10
Cheshire -21 32 £50,000 +5.82% 3
Merseyside -14 5 £75,000 +47.06%
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 66 (78.57%) IaaS
2 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (60.71%) SaaS
5 45 (53.57%) DevOps
6 29 (34.52%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
7 28 (33.33%) Windows
7 28 (33.33%) Scrum
8 27 (32.14%) Office 365
9 22 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (26.19%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (26.19%) MCSE
9 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (23.81%) Break/Fix
11 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
12 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
13 17 (20.24%) Linux
14 16 (19.05%) IBM
14 16 (19.05%) VMware
15 15 (17.86%) Degree
15 15 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (16.67%) Finance
17 13 (15.48%) Project Management
17 13 (15.48%) Python
17 13 (15.48%) Java
17 13 (15.48%) Visual Studio
18 12 (14.29%) Marketing
18 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (14.29%) Docker

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.14%) SAS
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.95%) JBoss
4 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.76%) Apache
5 4 (4.76%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) Confluence
6 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
1 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 66 (78.57%) IaaS
2 52 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (60.71%) SaaS
4 29 (34.52%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (32.14%) Office 365
6 22 (26.19%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (3.57%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.38%) Heroku
10 1 (1.19%) Bluemix
10 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.19%) iPaaS
10 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) Network Security
2 6 (7.14%) VPN
3 3 (3.57%) SSL
4 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 2 (2.38%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (7.14%) DB2
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) Redis
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.38%) JIRA
4 2 (2.38%) NUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Marketing
3 10 (11.90%) Banking
3 10 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.71%) Law
5 5 (5.95%) Retail
6 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.57%) Legal
8 2 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Consultant
5 7 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Cloud Specialist
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Writer
8 4 (4.76%) Azure Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Presales Solution Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Manager
9 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Account Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.10%) HTML
2 9 (10.71%) Middleware
3 8 (9.52%) CSS
3 8 (9.52%) HTML5
4 4 (4.76%) .NET
4 4 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.57%) Ajax
5 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 3 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.57%) jQuery
5 3 (3.57%) RESTful
5 3 (3.57%) WCF
6 2 (2.38%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (2.38%) JSON
6 2 (2.38%) LDAP
6 2 (2.38%) MSMQ
6 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.14%) DataPower
2 6 (7.14%) Tandem
3 5 (5.95%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (5.95%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.38%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.38%) Wiki
7 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) PKI
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Linux
3 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.52%) Unix
5 6 (7.14%) AIX
5 6 (7.14%) HPUX
5 6 (7.14%) Solaris
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (53.57%) DevOps
3 28 (33.33%) Scrum
4 20 (23.81%) Break/Fix
5 13 (15.48%) Project Management
6 10 (11.90%) ITIL
6 10 (11.90%) Migration
6 10 (11.90%) Presales
7 8 (9.52%) Wealth Management
8 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.33%) Service Management
9 6 (7.14%) Change Management
9 6 (7.14%) Coaching
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.14%) Data Management
9 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.48%) Java
2 13 (15.48%) Python
3 9 (10.71%) SQL
4 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 8 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.14%) PHP
6 4 (4.76%) C#
6 4 (4.76%) Ruby
7 3 (3.57%) Go
7 3 (3.57%) Perl
8 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.19%) Erlang
9 1 (1.19%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) MCSE
1 22 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.86%) Degree
3 8 (9.52%) AWS Certification
4 6 (7.14%) MCSA
5 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) CISA
6 3 (3.57%) CISM
6 3 (3.57%) CISSP
6 3 (3.57%) MCITP
6 3 (3.57%) MCTS
7 2 (2.38%) MCSD
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) GCP
1 8 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.14%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Docker
1 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.38%) XenApp
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (14.29%) Puppet
2 8 (9.52%) Ansible
3 6 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 6 (7.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.57%) CA Wily
6 2 (2.38%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.38%) EdgeSight
6 2 (2.38%) Nagios
6 2 (2.38%) SCOM
6 2 (2.38%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) IBM
2 16 (19.05%) VMware
3 11 (13.10%) Oracle
4 7 (8.33%) Google
5 6 (7.14%) Hitachi
5 6 (7.14%) Hortonworks
5 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.76%) Citrix
6 4 (4.76%) Veeam
7 3 (3.57%) CA
7 3 (3.57%) Capita
7 3 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) Demandware
8 1 (1.19%) hybris
8 1 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.19%) SAP
8 1 (1.19%) Sun
8 1 (1.19%) WooCommerce