Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 182 232
Rank change year-on-year -26 +50 +20
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 20 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.35% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.50% 5.26% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 8
Scotland median annual salary £47,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% - -33.33%
10th Percentile £35,750 £38,375 £41,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £49,375 £43,750
UK median annual salary £64,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +11.30% - +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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 801 532 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.20% 10.39% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 536 354 263
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,350 £64,400
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -21 14 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Edinburgh -7 3 £68,750 +37.50%
Falkirk - 2 - -
Fife - 1 - -
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 12 (60.00%) SaaS
1 12 (60.00%) IaaS
2 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) Microservices
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (25.00%) MCSE
6 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) Biometrics
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Adobe
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) CISSP
8 3 (15.00%) J2EE
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL

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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) IaaS
1 12 (60.00%) SaaS
2 11 (55.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.00%) Heroku
4 2 (10.00%) Office 365
4 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
5 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.00%) HSRP
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) PBX
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) TACACS
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (10.00%) React Native
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (5.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
1 7 (35.00%) Microservices
2 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Biometrics
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (10.00%) Fraud Detection
5 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP
3 3 (15.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) AirWatch
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Apigee
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.00%) Pega
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat