The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 139 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 10 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.75% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.26% 10.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 0
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year - -2.43%  

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 235 219 236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 10.12% 7.47% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 166 154 173
Median salary £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing PaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in Scotland

PaaS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for PaaS in Scotland

PaaS
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PaaS in Scotland

PaaS
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +14 6 £42,500 -43.33%
Glasgow +1 3 £57,500 +27.77%
West Lothian - 1 - -
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 10 (71.43%) Finance
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) REST
2 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) IaaS
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (42.86%) Analytics
6 5 (35.71%) Apache Pig
6 5 (35.71%) Software Distribution
6 5 (35.71%) Mesos
6 5 (35.71%) Microservices
6 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
6 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
6 5 (35.71%) Docker
6 5 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (35.71%) Flink
6 5 (35.71%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (35.71%) Apache Pig
1 5 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) Predix
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (57.14%) IaaS
3 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
5 4 (28.57%) iPaaS
6 3 (21.43%) SaaS
7 1 (7.14%) Bluemix
7 1 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) AMQP
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.14%) DMZ
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Modbus
1 1 (7.14%) MQTT
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Apache Hive
1 5 (35.71%) Big Data
1 5 (35.71%) Flink
1 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 4 (28.57%) JUnit
2 4 (28.57%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) NSubstitute
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (21.43%) Moq
3 3 (21.43%) NUnit
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technology Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) REST
2 5 (35.71%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (35.71%) Kafka
2 5 (35.71%) NumPy
2 5 (35.71%) SciPy
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
3 4 (28.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (35.71%) Public Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (35.71%) Microservices
4 5 (35.71%) Software Distribution
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Use Case
8 1 (7.14%) Release Management
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) Secure Coding
8 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) SIEM
8 1 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Apache Flume
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
1 5 (35.71%) Mesos
2 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Splunk
2 4 (28.57%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Qualys
3 1 (7.14%) VMware