Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 242 257
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15 +81
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 76 103 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.74% 0.95% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.10% 8.13% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 63 86 52
South West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -17.39% +1.77%
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 1855 1267 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.16% 11.66% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1076 735
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +14.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for PaaS in the South West

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Bristol -1 51 £53,000 +2.28% 3
Somerset -20 10 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Wiltshire 0 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Gloucestershire +3 7 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cornwall - 2 £90,000 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 61 (80.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (72.37%) SaaS
3 55 (72.37%) IaaS
4 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (56.58%) C#
6 41 (53.95%) DevOps
7 40 (52.63%) AngularJS
8 39 (51.32%) TDD
9 38 (50.00%) Jenkins
9 38 (50.00%) JSON
10 35 (46.05%) Git (software)
10 35 (46.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 33 (43.42%) SSL
12 32 (42.11%) .NET
12 32 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 31 (40.79%) REST
13 31 (40.79%) SQL
14 29 (38.16%) OO
15 27 (35.53%) Mercurial
16 25 (32.89%) Marketing
16 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
17 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
17 24 (31.58%) SAP
17 24 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (31.58%) Finance
18 23 (30.26%) Electronics
18 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
18 23 (30.26%) Degree
19 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (9.21%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.89%) IIS
3 5 (6.58%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.63%) CMS
4 2 (2.63%) Kentico
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 61 (80.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (72.37%) IaaS
3 55 (72.37%) SaaS
4 6 (7.89%) Office 365
4 6 (7.89%) OpenShift
5 4 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.32%) Bluemix
7 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (43.42%) SSL
2 16 (21.05%) HTTP
3 8 (10.53%) Firewall
4 6 (7.89%) DNS
5 4 (5.26%) DHCP
6 3 (3.95%) Internet
6 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.63%) AMQP
7 2 (2.63%) LAN
7 2 (2.63%) SAN
7 2 (2.63%) VPN
7 2 (2.63%) WAN
8 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.32%) MQTT
8 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.63%) MongoDB
3 20 (26.32%) NoSQL
3 20 (26.32%) Relational Database
4 19 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (25.00%) CouchDB
5 18 (23.68%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.58%) Big Data
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (3.95%) MySQL
8 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.63%) PowerCenter
10 1 (1.32%) Redis
10 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 35 (46.05%) Git (software)
3 32 (42.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 27 (35.53%) Mercurial
5 22 (28.95%) MSBuild
6 13 (17.11%) Jasmine
6 13 (17.11%) Protractor
6 13 (17.11%) Selenium
7 12 (15.79%) Cucumber
7 12 (15.79%) SpecFlow
8 10 (13.16%) Capybara
8 10 (13.16%) WATIR
8 10 (13.16%) WebDriver
9 8 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (6.58%) Artifactory
10 5 (6.58%) JIRA
10 5 (6.58%) RSpec
10 5 (6.58%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (32.89%) Marketing
2 24 (31.58%) Finance
3 23 (30.26%) Electronics
4 22 (28.95%) Manufacturing
4 22 (28.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) .NET Developer
2 14 (18.42%) C# Developer
3 12 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.84%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Automation Tester
5 9 (11.84%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Agile Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (9.21%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Architect
9 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (52.63%) AngularJS
2 38 (50.00%) JSON
3 32 (42.11%) .NET
4 31 (40.79%) REST
5 23 (30.26%) ASP.NET
6 22 (28.95%) HTML
6 22 (28.95%) HTML5
7 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (26.32%) CSS
8 18 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (21.05%) Kafka
10 13 (17.11%) React
11 10 (13.16%) Behat
12 5 (6.58%) jQuery
12 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (6.58%) XML
13 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
13 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
13 3 (3.95%) RESTful
14 2 (2.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) User Experience
2 18 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (19.74%) Public Cloud
4 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
5 7 (9.21%) Virtual Team
6 5 (6.58%) Cloud Native
6 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (6.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.63%) PKI
10 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Linux
2 14 (18.42%) Windows
3 12 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.53%) CentOS
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.63%) Unix
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (64.47%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (53.95%) DevOps
3 39 (51.32%) TDD
4 35 (46.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 29 (38.16%) OO
6 24 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (28.95%) Digital Marketing
7 22 (28.95%) MVC
7 22 (28.95%) Programme Management
8 19 (25.00%) BDD
9 17 (22.37%) Software Engineering
10 16 (21.05%) Analytical Thinking
10 16 (21.05%) SOLID
11 15 (19.74%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 15 (19.74%) Scrum
12 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
12 13 (17.11%) Test Automation
13 11 (14.47%) Configuration Management
13 11 (14.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) C#
2 31 (40.79%) SQL
3 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.74%) Ruby
5 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
6 13 (17.11%) Python
7 10 (13.16%) Java
8 4 (5.26%) PHP
9 3 (3.95%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.63%) C
11 1 (1.32%) C++
11 1 (1.32%) Perl
11 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) ISEB
2 12 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.95%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) CCNP
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Docker
1 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.32%) RHEV
4 1 (1.32%) vCloud
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Ansible
2 11 (14.47%) Puppet
3 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.84%) Terraform
5 4 (5.26%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.95%) Salt
7 2 (2.63%) Nagios
8 1 (1.32%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) SAP
2 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.42%) VMware
4 7 (9.21%) Google
4 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.58%) CA Agile Central
5 5 (6.58%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Citrix
6 2 (2.63%) Informatica
6 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.32%) Capita
7 1 (1.32%) Facebook
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) New Relic
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle
7 1 (1.32%) PayPal
7 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow