Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 287 336
Rank change year-on-year +88 +49 +47
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,090 951 942
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.69% 1.13% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.35% 4.49% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 843 771 814
Median annual salary £60,900 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £87,250 £86,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £66,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -1.48% +3.85% +13.04%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,365 21,160 21,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.56% 25.20% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16,595 16,694 17,346
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the UK excluding London

PaaS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PaaS in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for PaaS in the UK excluding London

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK excluding London

PaaS
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 7 April 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
South East +59 374 £65,000 - 43
North of England +78 238 £60,000 +4.35% 35
Midlands +50 218 £60,000 -3.23% 27
North West +92 156 £59,000 -1.67% 20
West Midlands +35 145 £60,000 -7.69% 22
East of England +109 101 £65,000 +8.33% 15
East Midlands +49 70 £72,500 +31.82% 5
South West +70 68 £55,000 -4.35% 18
Yorkshire +36 68 £70,000 +27.27% 13
Scotland +41 65 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Wales -6 22 £61,250 +63.33% 2
North East 0 14 £55,000 +39.24% 2
Northern Ireland +13 8 £32,500 -46.94% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -
PaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 823 (75.50%) Azure
2 671 (61.56%) IaaS
3 501 (45.96%) SaaS
4 401 (36.79%) AWS
4 401 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
5 383 (35.14%) Microsoft
6 315 (28.90%) DevOps
7 246 (22.57%) SQL
8 229 (21.01%) Windows
9 209 (19.17%) C#
10 195 (17.89%) Active Directory
11 183 (16.79%) SQL Server
12 182 (16.70%) .NET
13 171 (15.69%) Linux
14 170 (15.60%) Finance
14 170 (15.60%) VMware
15 159 (14.59%) PowerShell
16 158 (14.50%) Office 365
17 141 (12.94%) Firewall
18 133 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
19 132 (12.11%) Python
20 121 (11.10%) Analytics
21 118 (10.83%) Terraform
21 118 (10.83%) Migration
21 118 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 117 (10.73%) Docker
23 116 (10.64%) Kubernetes
24 115 (10.55%) TOGAF
25 114 (10.46%) ITIL
26 110 (10.09%) JavaScript

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 68 (6.24%) IIS
2 48 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (3.12%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (2.20%) Skype for Business
5 23 (2.11%) Confluence
6 20 (1.83%) CMS
7 15 (1.38%) Apache Spark
8 14 (1.28%) SharePoint
8 14 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.28%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.10%) nginx
10 9 (0.83%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.55%) Anypoint
12 6 (0.55%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.46%) Apache
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.37%) SAS
14 4 (0.37%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.64%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (1.10%) Oracle CRM
2 6 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.37%) Magento
4 4 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.28%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.18%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.092%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.092%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 823 (75.50%) Azure
2 671 (61.56%) IaaS
3 501 (45.96%) SaaS
4 401 (36.79%) AWS
5 158 (14.50%) Office 365
6 96 (8.81%) Serverless
7 78 (7.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 53 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (3.94%) GCP
10 41 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 38 (3.49%) AWS Lambda
12 37 (3.39%) Azure Functions
13 32 (2.94%) Oracle CX
14 30 (2.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 30 (2.75%) Azure Data Factory
14 30 (2.75%) Power Platform
15 28 (2.57%) Amazon S3
16 27 (2.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 26 (2.39%) Amazon ECS
18 24 (2.20%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 141 (12.94%) Firewall
2 51 (4.68%) VPN
3 48 (4.40%) DNS
4 32 (2.94%) Network Security
5 30 (2.75%) HTTP
6 29 (2.66%) Skype
6 29 (2.66%) WAN
7 25 (2.29%) LAN
8 23 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (1.83%) Internet
9 20 (1.83%) VLAN
9 20 (1.83%) Wireless
10 16 (1.47%) SAN
11 15 (1.38%) TCP/IP
12 14 (1.28%) DHCP
13 12 (1.10%) MPLS
14 6 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.55%) DMZ
14 6 (0.55%) HTTPS
15 5 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.60%) Azure SQL Database
3 45 (4.13%) MySQL
4 31 (2.84%) NoSQL
5 30 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (2.66%) Redis
7 27 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 24 (2.20%) Amazon Athena
8 24 (2.20%) Power BI
9 23 (2.11%) Big Data
9 23 (2.11%) Data Lake
10 18 (1.65%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.56%) DB2
11 17 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.47%) Relational Database
13 14 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.10%) Oracle Database
15 12 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (6.97%) Jenkins
2 70 (6.42%) Git (software)
3 67 (6.15%) JIRA
4 31 (2.84%) SpecFlow
5 28 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (2.02%) GitLab
6 22 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 20 (1.83%) Bitbucket
9 19 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.56%) NUnit
12 15 (1.38%) Selenium
13 14 (1.28%) Visual Studio
14 13 (1.19%) JUnit
14 13 (1.19%) webpack
15 12 (1.10%) git-flow
15 12 (1.10%) Subversion
16 11 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (1.01%) SonarQube
General
1 170 (15.60%) Finance
2 51 (4.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 45 (4.13%) Marketing
4 43 (3.94%) Retail
5 39 (3.58%) Legal
6 37 (3.39%) Public Sector
7 28 (2.57%) Law
8 27 (2.48%) Games
9 20 (1.83%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.28%) Banking
11 12 (1.10%) Billing
12 10 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.83%) Automotive
14 8 (0.73%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.64%) Advertising
15 7 (0.64%) Telecoms
16 6 (0.55%) Military
17 5 (0.46%) Electronics
18 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 317 (29.08%) Architect
2 190 (17.43%) Developer
3 106 (9.72%) Consultant
4 103 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 87 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
6 79 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 75 (6.88%) Azure Engineer
7 75 (6.88%) Cloud Architect
8 72 (6.61%) Cloud Engineer
9 71 (6.51%) .NET Developer
10 50 (4.59%) Software Architect
11 48 (4.40%) Azure Architect
12 47 (4.31%) Technical Architect
13 44 (4.04%) Senior Developer
14 40 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
15 37 (3.39%) Senior Consultant
16 36 (3.30%) Xamarin Developer
17 35 (3.21%) C# Developer
18 32 (2.94%) Senior Architect
19 30 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (16.70%) .NET
2 94 (8.62%) Web Services
3 89 (8.17%) HTML
4 81 (7.43%) Node.js
5 71 (6.51%) CSS
6 58 (5.32%) ASP.NET
7 56 (5.14%) REST
8 55 (5.05%) XML
9 54 (4.95%) RESTful
10 51 (4.68%) .NET Core
10 51 (4.68%) JSON
11 43 (3.94%) SOAP
12 39 (3.58%) AngularJS
13 37 (3.39%) Middleware
14 34 (3.12%) Elastic Stack
15 31 (2.84%) WCF
16 30 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 30 (2.75%) React
17 29 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
18 25 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.08%) Data Centre
2 90 (8.26%) Public Cloud
3 83 (7.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 60 (5.50%) User Experience
5 56 (5.14%) Private Cloud
6 54 (4.95%) Algorithms
7 42 (3.85%) Cloud Native
8 32 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
12 21 (1.93%) Clustering
12 21 (1.93%) Enterprise Cloud
13 20 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (1.56%) Mobile App
15 15 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
16 11 (1.01%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.01%) Social Media
17 9 (0.83%) Replication
18 8 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 229 (21.01%) Windows
2 171 (15.69%) Linux
3 105 (9.63%) Windows Server
4 51 (4.68%) Windows 10
5 36 (3.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (2.94%) Unix
7 30 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.93%) Android
9 13 (1.19%) CentOS
10 11 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
12 9 (0.83%) VMS
13 8 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.64%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.46%) SUSE
16 4 (0.37%) AIX
17 3 (0.28%) Debian
17 3 (0.28%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (36.79%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (28.90%) DevOps
3 121 (11.10%) Analytics
4 118 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 118 (10.83%) Migration
5 115 (10.55%) TOGAF
6 114 (10.46%) ITIL
7 94 (8.62%) SDLC
8 89 (8.17%) Microservices
9 85 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (7.71%) Scrum
11 82 (7.52%) Infrastructure as Code
11 82 (7.52%) Mentoring
11 82 (7.52%) Project Delivery
12 81 (7.43%) BDD
13 77 (7.06%) Software Engineering
14 76 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 74 (6.79%) Problem-Solving
15 74 (6.79%) SOA
16 72 (6.61%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 246 (22.57%) SQL
2 209 (19.17%) C#
3 159 (14.59%) PowerShell
4 132 (12.11%) Python
5 110 (10.09%) JavaScript
6 84 (7.71%) Java
7 60 (5.50%) Bash Shell
8 57 (5.23%) PHP
9 34 (3.12%) T-SQL
10 25 (2.29%) Ruby
11 15 (1.38%) Perl
12 11 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.92%) Go
13 10 (0.92%) Java 8
14 9 (0.83%) ES6
15 7 (0.64%) C
15 7 (0.64%) C++
15 7 (0.64%) R
16 6 (0.55%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (6.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (5.50%) Degree
3 53 (4.86%) MCSE
4 50 (4.59%) PhD
5 40 (3.67%) Security Cleared
6 35 (3.21%) AWS Certification
7 34 (3.12%) TOGAF Certification
8 33 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (2.57%) CCNA
10 25 (2.29%) MCSA
11 23 (2.11%) SC Cleared
12 20 (1.83%) CISSP
13 18 (1.65%) CISM
14 15 (1.38%) MCSD
15 14 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.10%) MCTS
17 10 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
18 6 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
18 6 (0.55%) CISA
19 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 37 (3.39%) QA
4 33 (3.03%) GDPR
5 17 (1.56%) NIST
6 14 (1.28%) SLA
7 12 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.83%) JSP 440
9 7 (0.64%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.64%) NCSC
10 6 (0.55%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.37%) COBIT
11 4 (0.37%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.28%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.18%) PMO
14 1 (0.092%) RMADS
14 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 195 (17.89%) Active Directory
2 133 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (10.73%) Docker
4 93 (8.53%) Hyper-V
5 31 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.73%) vCloud
6 8 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.55%) XenApp
8 5 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.37%) HDFS
9 4 (0.37%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.18%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.092%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.092%) KVM
11 1 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.092%) vSphere
11 1 (0.092%) Xen
Systems Management
1 118 (10.83%) Terraform
2 116 (10.64%) Kubernetes
3 106 (9.72%) Ansible
4 66 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (5.50%) Puppet
6 55 (5.05%) SCCM
7 43 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 25 (2.29%) Kibana
8 25 (2.29%) logstash
9 21 (1.93%) Rancher
10 13 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (1.19%) WSUS
11 10 (0.92%) vRealize
12 9 (0.83%) Nessus
12 9 (0.83%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.64%) Salt
14 6 (0.55%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 4 (0.37%) Nagios
15 4 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 383 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 170 (15.60%) VMware
3 103 (9.45%) Oracle
4 60 (5.50%) Cisco
5 37 (3.39%) Splunk
6 36 (3.30%) Xamarin
7 35 (3.21%) Google
8 34 (3.12%) Citrix
9 30 (2.75%) Dell
10 26 (2.39%) NetApp
11 25 (2.29%) EqualLogic
12 22 (2.02%) SAP
13 21 (1.93%) ServiceNow
14 20 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 18 (1.65%) Databricks
16 17 (1.56%) Apple
16 17 (1.56%) HP
17 16 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
18 14 (1.28%) Dynatrace
19 13 (1.19%) Meraki