Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 262 263
Rank change year-on-year +120 +1 +13
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 57 55 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.70% 0.57% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.39% 2.13% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 57 40 74
Median annual salary £63,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.95% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,550 £33,625 £32,875
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +8.00%

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 South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,298 2,588 2,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.70% 26.81% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,094 2,144 1,852
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,925
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,787 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the South West

PaaS
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the South West.

Salary trend for PaaS in the South West

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the South West

PaaS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Bristol +82 19 £56,536 +2.79% 7
Gloucestershire +75 15 £90,000 +71.43% 4
Devon +32 12 £90,000 +89.47% 3
Wiltshire +48 7 £39,310 -11.66%
Somerset +20 4 £63,500 -25.29% 1
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
Dorset +45 1 £38,500 - 6
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 South West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 46 (80.70%) Azure
2 45 (78.95%) SaaS
3 44 (77.19%) IaaS
4 37 (64.91%) AWS
5 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (42.11%) Terraform
7 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 20 (35.09%) Cloud Native
8 20 (35.09%) NIST
9 19 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (31.58%) Linux
10 18 (31.58%) DevOps
10 18 (31.58%) Docker
11 17 (29.82%) Open Source
11 17 (29.82%) Microservices
12 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
13 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
13 14 (24.56%) NIST 800
13 14 (24.56%) ITIL
14 13 (22.81%) Google
14 13 (22.81%) Artificial Intelligence
14 13 (22.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 13 (22.81%) Security Architecture
14 13 (22.81%) Machine Learning
14 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure as Code
15 12 (21.05%) DevSecOps
15 12 (21.05%) NCSC
15 12 (21.05%) High Availability
15 12 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (21.05%) Analytics

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 46 (80.70%) Azure
2 45 (78.95%) SaaS
3 44 (77.19%) IaaS
4 37 (64.91%) AWS
5 8 (14.04%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (14.04%) Azure Functions
5 8 (14.04%) Power Platform
5 8 (14.04%) PowerApps
5 8 (14.04%) Serverless
6 7 (12.28%) Office 365
7 4 (7.02%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (5.26%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) DNS
2 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 7 (12.28%) Internet
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) Big Data
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.02%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.75%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.75%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (15.79%) Legal
2 7 (12.28%) Public Sector
3 6 (10.53%) Finance
4 4 (7.02%) Local Government
5 3 (5.26%) Back Office
6 2 (3.51%) Electronics
6 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing
6 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.75%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Architect
2 14 (24.56%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (15.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 9 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Cloud Specialist
5 7 (12.28%) Security Specialist
6 5 (8.77%) Azure Specialist
6 5 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Designer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.26%) JSON
1 3 (5.26%) React
1 3 (5.26%) REST
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) Kafka
2 2 (3.51%) Node.js
2 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.51%) Spring
2 2 (3.51%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) SciPy
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Cloud Native
2 9 (15.79%) Cyberattack
2 9 (15.79%) PKI
3 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.53%) User Experience
5 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.75%) Media Streaming
8 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.58%) DevOps
3 17 (29.82%) Microservices
3 17 (29.82%) Open Source
4 14 (24.56%) ITIL
5 13 (22.81%) Artificial Intelligence
5 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure as Code
5 13 (22.81%) Machine Learning
5 13 (22.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 13 (22.81%) Security Architecture
6 12 (21.05%) Analytics
6 12 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (21.05%) DevSecOps
6 12 (21.05%) High Availability
7 11 (19.30%) Data Acquisition
7 11 (19.30%) Data Science
7 11 (19.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 11 (19.30%) Technical Leadership
8 9 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (15.79%) Cyber Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.05%) Python
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 6 (10.53%) C#
5 5 (8.77%) Java
6 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Go
7 1 (1.75%) Java 8
7 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) DV Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.53%) Degree
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.02%) MCSA
7 3 (5.26%) CISSP
7 3 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.51%) CCNA
8 2 (3.51%) CCNP
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.51%) MCSE
8 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.09%) NIST
2 19 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (24.56%) NIST 800
4 12 (21.05%) NCSC
5 8 (14.04%) GDPR
6 5 (8.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (8.77%) PCI DSS
7 2 (3.51%) SLA
8 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) Docker
2 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (42.11%) Terraform
2 7 (12.28%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (3.51%) Ansible
4 2 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) Google
3 4 (7.02%) Meraki
3 4 (7.02%) Zscaler
4 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Brocade
5 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Dell
5 2 (3.51%) F5
5 2 (3.51%) Juniper
5 2 (3.51%) NetApp
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.51%) Veeam
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) Xamarin