Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 177 145 271
Rank change year-on-year -32 +126 -2
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 103 52 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.39% 1.59% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.45% 4.10% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73 38 37
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £33,250
25th Percentile £45,750 £55,330 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £85,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -35.29% +61.90% -4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £90,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,750 £83,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -3.70%

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 2,985 1,268 2,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.17% 38.75% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,143 1,069 2,156
10th Percentile £27,550 £28,975 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,623 £36,750 £32,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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 -74 41 £55,000 -2.72% 5
Gloucestershire -23 31 £75,000 -16.67% 4
Cornwall -14 10 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire +1 9 £42,500 +10.40% 2
Devon -12 6 £47,500 -47.22% 3
Somerset -14 4 £29,000 -54.33%
Dorset -27 2 £47,750 +24.03%
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 79 (76.70%) Azure
2 59 (57.28%) DevOps
3 55 (53.40%) IaaS
4 51 (49.51%) AWS
5 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (43.69%) SaaS
7 35 (33.98%) Windows
8 34 (33.01%) Python
8 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
9 31 (30.10%) Mentoring
10 30 (29.13%) Linux
11 29 (28.16%) Scrum
12 27 (26.21%) Software Engineering
13 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
13 25 (24.27%) PowerShell
14 24 (23.30%) Infrastructure as Code
15 23 (22.33%) Social Skills
15 23 (22.33%) Microsoft 365
16 21 (20.39%) VMware
16 21 (20.39%) Terraform
17 20 (19.42%) C#
18 19 (18.45%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (18.45%) Kubernetes
19 18 (17.48%) SQL
20 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
21 16 (15.53%) JIRA
21 16 (15.53%) User Experience
21 16 (15.53%) .NET
21 16 (15.53%) Finance

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 10 (9.71%) Confluence
2 7 (6.80%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 79 (76.70%) Azure
2 55 (53.40%) IaaS
3 51 (49.51%) AWS
4 45 (43.69%) SaaS
5 23 (22.33%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (15.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (10.68%) Serverless
8 9 (8.74%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (8.74%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (6.80%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (6.80%) Amazon ECS
9 7 (6.80%) Amazon S3
9 7 (6.80%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (6.80%) CloudFront
9 7 (6.80%) Heroku
9 7 (6.80%) OpenShift
9 7 (6.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (4.85%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (4.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) DNS
2 8 (7.77%) Wireshark
3 7 (6.80%) Firewall
4 6 (5.83%) SAN
5 5 (4.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.91%) LAN
6 3 (2.91%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (2.91%) WAN
7 2 (1.94%) Internet
7 2 (1.94%) Network Security
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.97%) DHCP
8 1 (0.97%) DMZ
8 1 (0.97%) MPLS
8 1 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.97%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.97%) Skype
8 1 (0.97%) VPN
8 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.80%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.83%) Tableau
5 5 (4.85%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (4.85%) GIS
5 5 (4.85%) Power BI
6 3 (2.91%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.91%) Big Data
7 2 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.94%) MySQL
7 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) JIRA
2 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.77%) IDA Disassembler
4 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.94%) git-flow
5 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.97%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.97%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.97%) Postman
6 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (22.33%) Social Skills
2 16 (15.53%) Finance
3 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.74%) Public Sector
5 8 (7.77%) Legal
5 8 (7.77%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (6.80%) Local Government
7 2 (1.94%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.97%) Banking
8 1 (0.97%) Billing
8 1 (0.97%) Electronics
8 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.97%) Marketing
8 1 (0.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (14.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) Cloud Engineer
3 11 (10.68%) Platform Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Architect
5 9 (8.74%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Administrator
8 6 (5.83%) Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) .NET
2 11 (10.68%) .NET Core
2 11 (10.68%) JSON
3 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.74%) CSS
4 7 (6.80%) Angular 2
4 7 (6.80%) React
4 7 (6.80%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (6.80%) Sinatra
5 5 (4.85%) ARM Templates
6 4 (3.88%) LAMP
6 4 (3.88%) WAMP
6 4 (3.88%) Web Services
7 3 (2.91%) Node.js
8 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.94%) HTML
8 2 (1.94%) RESTful
8 2 (1.94%) SOAP
8 2 (1.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) User Experience
2 13 (12.62%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (12.62%) Public Cloud
3 10 (9.71%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.71%) Private Cloud
4 8 (7.77%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (7.77%) Wiki
5 7 (6.80%) Blog
5 7 (6.80%) Cloud Native
5 7 (6.80%) Legacy Systems
5 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
6 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.85%) Clustering
7 5 (4.85%) CMDB
7 5 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 35 (33.98%) Windows
2 30 (29.13%) Linux
3 12 (11.65%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.77%) Android
4 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.97%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.28%) DevOps
2 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (30.10%) Mentoring
4 29 (28.16%) Scrum
5 27 (26.21%) Software Engineering
6 24 (23.30%) Infrastructure as Code
7 19 (18.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (14.56%) Service Management
10 14 (13.59%) Kanban
10 14 (13.59%) Open Source
11 13 (12.62%) Coaching
11 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (12.62%) Service Delivery
12 11 (10.68%) Full Stack Development
13 10 (9.71%) Decision-Making
14 9 (8.74%) Architectural Design
14 9 (8.74%) Information Security
14 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (8.74%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.01%) Python
2 25 (24.27%) PowerShell
3 20 (19.42%) C#
4 18 (17.48%) SQL
5 12 (11.65%) Java
6 11 (10.68%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.68%) Ruby
7 8 (7.77%) C
7 8 (7.77%) C++
8 7 (6.80%) ES6
9 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.85%) R
10 5 (4.85%) Scala
10 5 (4.85%) VB
10 5 (4.85%) VBScript
11 3 (2.91%) Perl
11 3 (2.91%) PHP
12 2 (1.94%) Go
12 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (16.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.68%) Degree
4 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.85%) MCSA
6 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.94%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.97%) CCNA
9 1 (0.97%) CCNP
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.97%) CISSP
9 1 (0.97%) MCSE
9 1 (0.97%) SAFe Agilist
9 1 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) SLA
2 9 (8.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (7.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 6 (5.83%) GDPR
4 6 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.97%) NIST
6 1 (0.97%) PMO
6 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 25 (24.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.74%) Docker
4 8 (7.77%) VirtualBox
5 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.91%) KVM
9 2 (1.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (20.39%) Terraform
2 19 (18.45%) Kubernetes
3 13 (12.62%) Ansible
4 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (4.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (4.85%) SCCM
5 5 (4.85%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (4.85%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.91%) vRealize
7 2 (1.94%) Grafana
7 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.94%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.94%) Puppet
7 2 (1.94%) Rancher
8 1 (0.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.39%) VMware
3 6 (5.83%) Veeam
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco
4 5 (4.85%) Databricks
5 4 (3.88%) FalconStor
5 4 (3.88%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.91%) Dell
6 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.91%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) Apple
7 2 (1.94%) Sophos
8 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.97%) Citrix
8 1 (0.97%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.97%) Juniper
8 1 (0.97%) Meraki
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle
8 1 (0.97%) Software AG