Period
to 20 June 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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 273 384
Rank change year-on-year +46 +111 +99
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,145 2,162 1,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.25% 0.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.11% 5.28% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,528 1,640 1,136
UK median annual salary £67,250 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.46% +13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £35,875
90th Percentile £95,000 £98,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -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 41,979 40,914 29,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.21% 23.74% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33,991 33,367 24,277
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.97% +5.23% -2.27%

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 June 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 June 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 +50 2,021 £67,500 +3.85% 131
London +38 1,068 £70,000 -3.45% 48
UK excluding London +42 1,012 £60,000 +9.09% 88
South East +80 418 £65,000 +4.00% 26
Midlands +31 215 £65,000 +23.81% 28
North of England -4 184 £57,500 +0.88% 13
West Midlands +21 170 £65,000 +23.81% 18
East of England +109 88 £60,000 -34.60% 10
North West +32 86 £60,000 +27.66% 6
Yorkshire -43 80 £57,500 -7.26% 7
Scotland -18 59 £55,000 +14.58% 3
East Midlands +7 44 £57,500 - 10
South West -15 39 £67,500 +42.11% 6
North East +25 18 £39,500 -51.38%
Northern Ireland -9 18 £57,500 -23.33%
Wales +13 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 1,425 (66.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,288 (60.05%) IaaS
3 956 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
4 922 (42.98%) Amazon AWS
5 853 (39.77%) SaaS
5 853 (39.77%) DevOps
6 832 (38.79%) Microsoft
7 484 (22.56%) SQL
8 437 (20.37%) Windows
9 390 (18.18%) Kubernetes
10 381 (17.76%) .NET
11 380 (17.72%) Python
12 379 (17.67%) PowerShell
13 363 (16.92%) Microservices
14 361 (16.83%) Docker
15 342 (15.94%) Active Directory
16 341 (15.90%) C#
16 341 (15.90%) Finance
17 333 (15.52%) Linux
18 310 (14.45%) Office 365
19 305 (14.22%) Java
20 301 (14.03%) Migration
21 298 (13.89%) JavaScript
22 288 (13.43%) SQL Server
23 287 (13.38%) Ansible
24 285 (13.29%) Jenkins
25 281 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
26 275 (12.82%) Serverless
27 273 (12.73%) Public Cloud
28 261 (12.17%) Analytics

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
1 115 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 82 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
3 80 (3.73%) Skype for Business
4 77 (3.59%) OpenStack
5 72 (3.36%) IIS
6 68 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 64 (2.98%) MS Exchange
8 59 (2.75%) Apache Spark
9 57 (2.66%) Tomcat
10 49 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
11 48 (2.24%) Confluence
12 41 (1.91%) Apache
13 31 (1.45%) WebSphere
14 29 (1.35%) SAS
15 26 (1.21%) nginx
15 26 (1.21%) WebLogic
16 25 (1.17%) Apache Solr
17 17 (0.79%) Mule
18 16 (0.75%) CMS
19 14 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 53 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.42%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.23%) HipChat
7 4 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.19%) Moqups
7 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.093%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.56%) thinkFolio
3 9 (0.42%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 8 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.37%) SAP GRC
5 6 (0.28%) Magento
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.14%) Workfront
8 2 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.047%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.047%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.047%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,425 (66.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,288 (60.05%) IaaS
3 922 (42.98%) Amazon AWS
4 853 (39.77%) SaaS
5 310 (14.45%) Office 365
6 275 (12.82%) Serverless
7 257 (11.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 123 (5.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 97 (4.52%) Power Platform
10 90 (4.20%) Azure Functions
11 86 (4.01%) OpenShift
12 82 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
13 74 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
14 69 (3.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 69 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
15 67 (3.12%) Amazon S3
16 66 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
17 63 (2.94%) GitHub
18 61 (2.84%) Amazon ECS
19 56 (2.61%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 223 (10.40%) Firewall
2 141 (6.57%) DNS
3 91 (4.24%) VPN
4 88 (4.10%) WAN
5 75 (3.50%) LAN
6 73 (3.40%) Skype
7 69 (3.22%) DHCP
8 49 (2.28%) Network Security
9 47 (2.19%) SAN
10 44 (2.05%) TCP/IP
11 40 (1.86%) Internet
12 36 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
13 33 (1.54%) SSL
14 32 (1.49%) HTTP
15 27 (1.26%) Wireless
16 25 (1.17%) NAS
17 18 (0.84%) WLAN
18 16 (0.75%) MPLS
18 16 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 151 (7.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 122 (5.69%) Big Data
4 101 (4.71%) Hadoop
5 100 (4.66%) Data Warehouse
6 95 (4.43%) NoSQL
7 92 (4.29%) Power BI
7 92 (4.29%) Relational Database
8 71 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 69 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 59 (2.75%) Data Lake
10 59 (2.75%) MySQL
11 54 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 54 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (2.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 45 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 45 (2.10%) RDBMS
15 41 (1.91%) Amazon Athena
16 40 (1.86%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 285 (13.29%) Jenkins
2 261 (12.17%) Git (software)
3 147 (6.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 116 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 114 (5.31%) TeamCity
6 101 (4.71%) JIRA
7 87 (4.06%) Visual Studio
8 70 (3.26%) Maven
9 54 (2.52%) Bitbucket
10 47 (2.19%) CircleCI
11 39 (1.82%) Selenium
12 35 (1.63%) Codeship
13 33 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
14 32 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
15 30 (1.40%) Artifactory
16 28 (1.31%) SonarQube
17 26 (1.21%) Subversion
18 24 (1.12%) GitLab
19 22 (1.03%) JUnit
20 21 (0.98%) Gradle
General
1 341 (15.90%) Finance
2 110 (5.13%) Retail
3 95 (4.43%) Marketing
4 90 (4.20%) Banking
5 37 (1.72%) Games
6 30 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.03%) Legal
9 21 (0.98%) Publishing
10 13 (0.61%) Advertising
10 13 (0.61%) Back Office
11 12 (0.56%) Law
12 10 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.42%) Electronics
14 8 (0.37%) French Language
15 7 (0.33%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.28%) German Language
17 5 (0.23%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 624 (29.09%) Architect
2 316 (14.73%) Developer
3 288 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
4 247 (11.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 231 (10.77%) Cloud Architect
6 224 (10.44%) Consultant
7 153 (7.13%) Azure Architect
8 134 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 111 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
10 106 (4.94%) .NET Developer
11 102 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 101 (4.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 89 (4.15%) Azure Consultant
14 84 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
15 74 (3.45%) C# Developer
16 67 (3.12%) AWS Architect
16 67 (3.12%) Platform Engineer
17 66 (3.08%) AWS DevOps
17 66 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
17 66 (3.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (17.76%) .NET
2 243 (11.33%) Web Services
3 204 (9.51%) HTML
4 171 (7.97%) CSS
5 166 (7.74%) JSON
6 135 (6.29%) ASP.NET
7 128 (5.97%) Node.js
8 124 (5.78%) REST
9 121 (5.64%) AngularJS
10 114 (5.31%) React
11 97 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 92 (4.29%) RESTful
13 79 (3.68%) .NET Core
14 78 (3.64%) Spring
15 77 (3.59%) .NET Framework
16 71 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 71 (3.31%) Elastic Stack
17 58 (2.70%) Kafka
18 57 (2.66%) Spring Boot
19 54 (2.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 273 (12.73%) Public Cloud
2 256 (11.93%) Hybrid Cloud
3 217 (10.12%) Data Centre
4 131 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
5 118 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
6 112 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
6 112 (5.22%) User Experience
7 102 (4.76%) Cloud Native
8 67 (3.12%) Mobile App
9 65 (3.03%) Management Information System
10 55 (2.56%) PKI
11 53 (2.47%) Private Cloud
12 51 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
13 40 (1.86%) Enterprise Cloud
14 33 (1.54%) Virtual Team
15 32 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 30 (1.40%) Replication
16 30 (1.40%) Social Media
17 25 (1.17%) Clustering
18 24 (1.12%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 437 (20.37%) Windows
2 333 (15.52%) Linux
3 156 (7.27%) Windows Server
4 103 (4.80%) Unix
5 68 (3.17%) Windows 10
6 67 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (1.31%) Android
9 28 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 21 (0.98%) CentOS
11 19 (0.89%) Windows 8
12 18 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.61%) VMS
15 12 (0.56%) AIX
16 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.33%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 853 (39.77%) DevOps
3 363 (16.92%) Microservices
4 301 (14.03%) Migration
5 281 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
6 261 (12.17%) Analytics
6 261 (12.17%) Software Engineering
7 257 (11.98%) Scrum
8 237 (11.05%) Infrastructure as Code
9 211 (9.84%) Presales
10 190 (8.86%) Thought Leadership
11 178 (8.30%) Test Automation
12 175 (8.16%) TDD
13 173 (8.07%) Mentoring
14 170 (7.93%) Configuration Management
15 167 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
16 164 (7.65%) Problem-Solving
17 162 (7.55%) Project Management
18 150 (6.99%) MVC
18 150 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 484 (22.56%) SQL
2 380 (17.72%) Python
3 379 (17.67%) PowerShell
4 341 (15.90%) C#
5 305 (14.22%) Java
6 298 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 148 (6.90%) Bash Shell
8 82 (3.82%) Perl
9 76 (3.54%) Go
10 75 (3.50%) T-SQL
11 73 (3.40%) Ruby
12 44 (2.05%) PHP
13 42 (1.96%) Scala
14 35 (1.63%) Groovy
14 35 (1.63%) Shell Script
15 34 (1.59%) C
15 34 (1.59%) Java 8
16 27 (1.26%) PL/SQL
17 22 (1.03%) R
18 21 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 198 (9.23%) Degree
2 103 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (4.52%) AWS Certification
4 84 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 71 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 53 (2.47%) MCSE
7 52 (2.42%) CISSP
8 41 (1.91%) SC Cleared
9 36 (1.68%) Master's Degree
10 32 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
11 31 (1.45%) MCSA
12 20 (0.93%) CEH
13 19 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (0.65%) SANS
15 13 (0.61%) CISM
15 13 (0.61%) CompTIA Security+
16 12 (0.56%) ISEB
16 12 (0.56%) PMI Certification
17 11 (0.51%) CCNP
18 10 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (2.98%) QA
2 61 (2.84%) GDPR
3 52 (2.42%) SLA
4 46 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (2.10%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.79%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.70%) NIST
8 11 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.47%) GPG13
10 9 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.28%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.19%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.14%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.093%) PMO
15 1 (0.047%) FedRAMP
15 1 (0.047%) HL7
15 1 (0.047%) HMG Infosec
15 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.047%) PSD2
System Software
1 361 (16.83%) Docker
2 342 (15.94%) Active Directory
3 188 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 183 (8.53%) Hyper-V
5 83 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
6 50 (2.33%) XenApp
7 35 (1.63%) vSphere
8 22 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (1.03%) XenDesktop
9 17 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.51%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.37%) vCloud
12 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.23%) KVM
14 4 (0.19%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.19%) Xen
15 3 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 390 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 287 (13.38%) Ansible
3 226 (10.54%) Terraform
4 188 (8.76%) Puppet
5 170 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (4.20%) SCCM
7 50 (2.33%) logstash
8 40 (1.86%) Kibana
9 35 (1.63%) CFEngine
10 34 (1.59%) SCOM
11 32 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
12 30 (1.40%) vCenter Server
13 27 (1.26%) Salt
14 26 (1.21%) FortiGate
15 25 (1.17%) Nagios
16 22 (1.03%) Packer
16 22 (1.03%) SCVMM
16 22 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
17 17 (0.79%) NetBackup
18 11 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 832 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 252 (11.75%) VMware
3 237 (11.05%) Google
4 128 (5.97%) Oracle
5 108 (5.03%) Splunk
6 98 (4.57%) Cisco
7 90 (4.20%) Citrix
8 73 (3.40%) Red Hat
9 66 (3.08%) SAP
10 63 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
11 59 (2.75%) Atlassian
12 52 (2.42%) CheckPoint
13 41 (1.91%) IBM
14 39 (1.82%) Veeam
15 32 (1.49%) AppDynamics
15 32 (1.49%) Tableau
16 31 (1.45%) EMC
16 31 (1.45%) Symantec
17 27 (1.26%) Cloudera
17 27 (1.26%) MuleSoft