Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 307 278
Rank change year-on-year +18 -29 +60
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 79 63 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.98% 3.36% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54 38 36
North West median annual salary £47,250 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.80% +2.50% -30.07%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,125 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,775 £77,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.55% -7.60% +4.17%

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 2,649 1,873 1,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.52% 14.59% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,271 1,593 932
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £22,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +1.01%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +50 60 £45,000 -30.77% 14
Cheshire -24 16 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Merseyside +13 3 £50,000 -4.76% 3
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 59 (74.68%) IaaS
2 55 (69.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (53.16%) DevOps
5 41 (51.90%) SaaS
6 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
7 30 (37.97%) Amazon AWS
8 28 (35.44%) Windows
9 25 (31.65%) Linux
10 21 (26.58%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (25.32%) VMware
12 19 (24.05%) Scrum
13 18 (22.78%) SQL
14 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
15 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (18.99%) MCSE
16 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
16 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
16 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (17.72%) Google Cloud Platform
17 13 (16.46%) Hyper-V
17 13 (16.46%) Degree
17 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (16.46%) Java
18 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
18 12 (15.19%) ITIL
18 12 (15.19%) Firewall
18 12 (15.19%) Migration
18 12 (15.19%) Office 365

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 11 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.86%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (7.59%) IIS
4 6 (7.59%) SAS
5 5 (6.33%) Apache
5 5 (6.33%) JBoss
6 2 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.53%) CMS
6 2 (2.53%) Confluence
6 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
1 1 (1.27%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.27%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 59 (74.68%) IaaS
2 55 (69.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (51.90%) SaaS
4 30 (37.97%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (17.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (15.19%) Office 365
7 10 (12.66%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (10.13%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.53%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.27%) Heroku
10 1 (1.27%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) Firewall
2 9 (11.39%) VPN
3 8 (10.13%) HTTP
4 7 (8.86%) SSL
5 6 (7.59%) SAN
6 5 (6.33%) Internet
7 3 (3.80%) DNS
7 3 (3.80%) Network Security
7 3 (3.80%) SMTP
8 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.27%) IPsec
9 1 (1.27%) LAN
9 1 (1.27%) MPLS
9 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.27%) VLAN
9 1 (1.27%) WAN
9 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (11.39%) MySQL
4 6 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (7.59%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (7.59%) DB2
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) Redis
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.59%) NUnit
4 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.80%) CA Release Automation
6 2 (2.53%) JIRA
6 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.59%) Marketing
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Games
2 5 (6.33%) Law
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Military
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Architect
2 16 (20.25%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (13.92%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Azure Architect
6 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Presales Solution Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Cloud Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (8.86%) CSS
3 7 (8.86%) HTML
3 7 (8.86%) Middleware
3 7 (8.86%) RESTful
4 6 (7.59%) Entity Framework
4 6 (7.59%) WCF
5 5 (6.33%) Dapper ORM
5 5 (6.33%) MSMQ
5 5 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.06%) JSON
7 3 (3.80%) Web Services
8 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.53%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (2.53%) Spring
9 1 (1.27%) Ajax
9 1 (1.27%) Django
9 1 (1.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.59%) DataPower
2 6 (7.59%) Tandem
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.80%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 3 (3.80%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Wiki
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.44%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Linux
3 11 (13.92%) Unix
4 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.59%) AIX
6 6 (7.59%) HPUX
6 6 (7.59%) Solaris
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.16%) DevOps
3 19 (24.05%) Scrum
4 12 (15.19%) ITIL
4 12 (15.19%) Migration
5 11 (13.92%) Microservices
6 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.13%) Break/Fix
7 8 (10.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.13%) IT Strategy
7 8 (10.13%) Open Source
7 8 (10.13%) SOA
7 8 (10.13%) TDD
8 7 (8.86%) Business Process Analysis
8 7 (8.86%) Data Management
8 7 (8.86%) OO
8 7 (8.86%) Presales
8 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.86%) Project Management
9 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.46%) Java
4 9 (11.39%) C#
4 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
4 9 (11.39%) Python
5 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.80%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) Erlang
10 1 (1.27%) Go
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) MCSE
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.46%) Degree
3 7 (8.86%) AWS Certification
3 7 (8.86%) MCTS
4 6 (7.59%) MCITP
4 6 (7.59%) MCSA
4 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.86%) GCP
3 5 (6.33%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.80%) GDPR
4 3 (3.80%) SLA
5 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (16.46%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.92%) Docker
5 2 (2.53%) Firmware
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
5 2 (2.53%) XenApp
6 1 (1.27%) KVM
6 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (11.39%) Ansible
2 9 (11.39%) Puppet
3 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
3 6 (7.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (6.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.80%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.80%) CA Wily
6 3 (3.80%) SCOM
7 2 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.53%) Marathon
7 2 (2.53%) Nagios
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (25.32%) VMware
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 9 (11.39%) Citrix
5 8 (10.13%) IBM
6 7 (8.86%) Google
7 6 (7.59%) Hitachi
7 6 (7.59%) Hortonworks
8 4 (5.06%) Cisco
8 4 (5.06%) HP
9 3 (3.80%) CA
9 3 (3.80%) Meraki
9 3 (3.80%) Siemens
9 3 (3.80%) Sun
9 3 (3.80%) Veeam
10 2 (2.53%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.53%) Sitecore
10 2 (2.53%) Veritas
11 1 (1.27%) SAP