Period
to 20 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 261 348
Rank change year-on-year +34 +87 +67
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,975 2,209 1,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.35% 0.96%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.58% 5.46% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,446 1,629 1,330
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,800 £92,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -4.76%

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 43,130 40,467 33,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.70% 24.75% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35,132 32,689 27,347
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS over the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2019. 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
England +24 1,861 £65,000 -3.70% 374
London +14 943 £70,000 -6.67% 143
UK excluding London +28 935 £60,000 - 260
South East +20 362 £62,500 - 68
Midlands +14 197 £60,000 - 58
North of England +9 169 £57,500 +0.88% 71
West Midlands +2 149 £60,000 +1.48% 38
East of England +115 108 £55,500 -7.50% 10
North West +49 86 £58,000 -17.14% 38
Yorkshire -46 65 £57,500 +9.52% 23
South West -3 54 £52,500 -4.55% 25
East Midlands +30 45 £55,000 -15.38% 20
Scotland +11 36 £55,000 +6.80% 14
North East +20 18 £61,000 -12.86% 10
Wales -8 8 £45,000 -23.73% 3
Northern Ireland -15 2 - - 12

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 with a requirement for PaaS.

1 1,327 (67.19%) Azure
2 1,109 (56.15%) IaaS
3 837 (42.38%) DevOps
4 829 (41.97%) AWS
5 807 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
6 744 (37.67%) SaaS
7 692 (35.04%) Microsoft
8 437 (22.13%) SQL
9 401 (20.30%) Kubernetes
10 399 (20.20%) .NET
11 387 (19.59%) C#
12 360 (18.23%) Microservices
13 320 (16.20%) Docker
13 320 (16.20%) Windows
14 313 (15.85%) Linux
14 313 (15.85%) PowerShell
15 306 (15.49%) Migration
16 294 (14.89%) Finance
17 288 (14.58%) Python
18 278 (14.08%) JavaScript
19 273 (13.82%) Java
20 253 (12.81%) Terraform
21 250 (12.66%) Office 365
22 249 (12.61%) SQL Server
23 243 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
24 237 (12.00%) Ansible
25 232 (11.75%) Serverless
26 212 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
27 210 (10.63%) Software Engineering
28 206 (10.43%) Test Automation

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 101 (5.11%) IIS
2 98 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 73 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 69 (3.49%) Apache Spark
5 59 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 55 (2.78%) Confluence
7 54 (2.73%) OpenStack
8 44 (2.23%) Skype for Business
9 40 (2.03%) Tomcat
10 37 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (1.57%) nginx
12 30 (1.52%) CMS
13 25 (1.27%) Apache
13 25 (1.27%) SAS
14 22 (1.11%) WebLogic
15 18 (0.91%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.81%) Umbraco
17 15 (0.76%) MS Exchange
18 13 (0.66%) WebSphere
19 12 (0.61%) Mule
Applications
1 51 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.86%) Chatbot
3 16 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.20%) Moqups
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.10%) InVision
6 2 (0.10%) Sketch
6 2 (0.10%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 28 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.35%) NetSuite
2 7 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.25%) Workfront
4 4 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.15%) HFM
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.051%) Magento
7 1 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.051%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,327 (67.19%) Azure
2 1,109 (56.15%) IaaS
3 829 (41.97%) AWS
4 744 (37.67%) SaaS
5 250 (12.66%) Office 365
6 232 (11.75%) Serverless
7 204 (10.33%) GCP
8 92 (4.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 87 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
10 76 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
11 74 (3.75%) Power Platform
12 64 (3.24%) Azure Data Factory
13 63 (3.19%) Azure Functions
14 58 (2.94%) OpenShift
15 51 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
16 47 (2.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 45 (2.28%) Amazon ECS
18 44 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
19 43 (2.18%) Amazon S3
20 41 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 204 (10.33%) Firewall
2 103 (5.22%) VPN
3 94 (4.76%) DNS
4 70 (3.54%) WAN
5 57 (2.89%) LAN
6 52 (2.63%) Internet
7 43 (2.18%) Skype
8 37 (1.87%) HTTP
9 36 (1.82%) Network Security
10 29 (1.47%) TCP/IP
10 29 (1.47%) Wireless
11 25 (1.27%) DHCP
12 23 (1.16%) SAN
13 22 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (0.91%) SSL
15 17 (0.86%) VoIP
16 16 (0.81%) WLAN
17 15 (0.76%) Unified Communications
18 13 (0.66%) MPLS
18 13 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 153 (7.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 105 (5.32%) Big Data
4 98 (4.96%) Hadoop
5 93 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
6 74 (3.75%) Power BI
7 62 (3.14%) NoSQL
8 59 (2.99%) Data Lake
8 59 (2.99%) MySQL
9 58 (2.94%) MongoDB
10 56 (2.84%) Relational Database
11 47 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
12 45 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 43 (2.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 43 (2.18%) Cosmos DB
14 41 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 40 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 38 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 36 (1.82%) Apache Hive
18 35 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 187 (9.47%) Jenkins
2 180 (9.11%) Git (software)
3 106 (5.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 103 (5.22%) JIRA
5 75 (3.80%) TeamCity
6 70 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 64 (3.24%) Maven
8 53 (2.68%) Visual Studio
9 51 (2.58%) Selenium
10 34 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 31 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (1.37%) Bitbucket
13 24 (1.22%) CircleCI
14 23 (1.16%) Hudson
14 23 (1.16%) Subversion
15 22 (1.11%) Cucumber
16 18 (0.91%) gulp
16 18 (0.91%) JUnit
16 18 (0.91%) webpack
17 16 (0.81%) Ant
General
1 294 (14.89%) Finance
2 97 (4.91%) Retail
3 89 (4.51%) Public Sector
4 74 (3.75%) Marketing
5 71 (3.59%) Banking
6 32 (1.62%) Games
7 28 (1.42%) Legal
8 27 (1.37%) Law
9 22 (1.11%) Back Office
10 20 (1.01%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.56%) Electronics
14 9 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.35%) Advertising
15 7 (0.35%) French Language
15 7 (0.35%) German Language
15 7 (0.35%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 575 (29.11%) Architect
2 317 (16.05%) Developer
3 231 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 231 (11.70%) Solutions Architect
4 213 (10.78%) Consultant
5 204 (10.33%) Cloud Architect
6 151 (7.65%) Azure Architect
7 135 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
8 129 (6.53%) Azure Engineer
9 128 (6.48%) Azure Consultant
10 114 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 97 (4.91%) .NET Developer
12 92 (4.66%) Technical Architect
13 88 (4.46%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 88 (4.46%) Senior Architect
14 82 (4.15%) C# Developer
15 81 (4.10%) AWS Architect
16 79 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
16 79 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
17 71 (3.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (20.20%) .NET
2 196 (9.92%) Web Services
3 159 (8.05%) HTML
4 133 (6.73%) CSS
5 127 (6.43%) ASP.NET
6 122 (6.18%) JSON
7 90 (4.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 87 (4.41%) .NET Core
9 84 (4.25%) React
10 81 (4.10%) REST
11 80 (4.05%) Node.js
12 73 (3.70%) AngularJS
13 66 (3.34%) Elastic Stack
14 64 (3.24%) RESTful
15 62 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (2.94%) .NET Framework
17 57 (2.89%) OAuth
18 56 (2.84%) Kafka
18 56 (2.84%) XML
19 55 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 200 (10.13%) Hybrid Cloud
2 191 (9.67%) Public Cloud
3 190 (9.62%) Data Centre
4 180 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
5 166 (8.41%) Cloud Native
6 121 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
7 84 (4.25%) Management Information System
8 80 (4.05%) User Experience
9 75 (3.80%) Mobile App
10 62 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
11 55 (2.78%) Private Cloud
12 49 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
13 43 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 33 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
15 24 (1.22%) Clustering
16 22 (1.11%) Virtual Team
17 19 (0.96%) Replication
17 19 (0.96%) Social Media
18 16 (0.81%) Blog
19 15 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 320 (16.20%) Windows
2 313 (15.85%) Linux
3 127 (6.43%) Windows Server
4 93 (4.71%) Unix
5 35 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.47%) Android
7 29 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 23 (1.16%) CentOS
9 20 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 18 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.51%) VMS
13 9 (0.46%) AIX
14 7 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
18 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 837 (42.38%) DevOps
2 807 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (18.23%) Microservices
4 306 (15.49%) Migration
5 243 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
6 212 (10.73%) Problem-Solving
7 210 (10.63%) Software Engineering
8 206 (10.43%) Test Automation
9 202 (10.23%) Infrastructure as Code
10 198 (10.03%) Analytics
11 188 (9.52%) Scrum
12 170 (8.61%) TDD
13 168 (8.51%) ITIL
13 168 (8.51%) Mentoring
14 166 (8.41%) Presales
15 157 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 155 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
16 155 (7.85%) Configuration Management
17 144 (7.29%) MVC
18 142 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 437 (22.13%) SQL
2 387 (19.59%) C#
3 313 (15.85%) PowerShell
4 288 (14.58%) Python
5 278 (14.08%) JavaScript
6 273 (13.82%) Java
7 109 (5.52%) Bash Shell
8 92 (4.66%) Ruby
9 64 (3.24%) Go
9 64 (3.24%) Perl
10 51 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 43 (2.18%) Scala
12 33 (1.67%) PHP
13 29 (1.47%) Java 8
14 23 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 20 (1.01%) Groovy
16 19 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.86%) C
18 14 (0.71%) TypeScript
19 9 (0.46%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 133 (6.73%) Degree
2 91 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 80 (4.05%) AWS Certification
4 65 (3.29%) Security Cleared
5 46 (2.33%) MCSE
6 39 (1.97%) CISSP
7 32 (1.62%) TOGAF Certification
8 26 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 25 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 22 (1.11%) CISM
10 22 (1.11%) Master's Degree
10 22 (1.11%) MCSA
11 14 (0.71%) CCNA
12 13 (0.66%) CCNP
13 10 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.51%) MCITP
14 9 (0.46%) MCP
15 7 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.96%) QA
2 42 (2.13%) SLA
3 41 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.92%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.22%) NIST
6 23 (1.16%) GDPR
7 21 (1.06%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.25%) GAMP
10 5 (0.25%) GxP
11 4 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.15%) GPG13
12 3 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
12 3 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.15%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (0.15%) NCSC
System Software
1 320 (16.20%) Docker
2 197 (9.97%) Active Directory
3 118 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 113 (5.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 58 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (1.16%) vSphere
7 18 (0.91%) HDFS
8 16 (0.81%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.35%) DFS Replication
11 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.35%) XenApp
12 6 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.25%) KVM
14 4 (0.20%) vCloud
15 3 (0.15%) LXC
15 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 401 (20.30%) Kubernetes
2 253 (12.81%) Terraform
3 237 (12.00%) Ansible
4 189 (9.57%) Puppet
5 162 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
6 73 (3.70%) SCCM
7 43 (2.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 40 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
9 35 (1.77%) Kibana
9 35 (1.77%) logstash
10 31 (1.57%) Packer
11 25 (1.27%) Salt
12 23 (1.16%) Nagios
13 21 (1.06%) ZABBIX
14 20 (1.01%) SCVMM
15 19 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
16 18 (0.91%) Grafana
17 17 (0.86%) Graphite
18 16 (0.81%) Consul
18 16 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 692 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 181 (9.16%) Google
3 162 (8.20%) VMware
4 158 (8.00%) Oracle
5 91 (4.61%) Cisco
6 77 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
7 74 (3.75%) SAP
8 64 (3.24%) Splunk
9 59 (2.99%) IBM
10 48 (2.43%) Citrix
11 43 (2.18%) Red Hat
12 37 (1.87%) Cloudera
13 30 (1.52%) Tableau
14 29 (1.47%) Atlassian
14 29 (1.47%) Xamarin
15 25 (1.27%) Veeam
16 24 (1.22%) Dell
16 24 (1.22%) Symantec
17 22 (1.11%) Nintex
18 21 (1.06%) HP