Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 435 593
Rank change year-on-year +94 +158 +181
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1622 1363 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.69% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.40% 5.75% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1065 684
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +22.22%

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30027 23701 18982
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.06% 11.97% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24663 20008 15332
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,374 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Top 15 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 17 August 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
England +109 1527 £60,000 -7.69% 85
London +98 821 £67,500 -3.57% 45
UK excluding London +47 742 £50,000 -9.09% 55
South East +95 294 £60,000 +9.09% 14
North of England +17 144 £50,000 -11.50% 12
Midlands +22 133 £47,500 -9.52% 5
West Midlands +46 122 £47,500 -16.67% 3
Yorkshire +40 85 £50,000 -11.50% 2
East of England +9 65 £48,250 -26.62% 2
South West +14 61 £52,500 +10.53% 7
North West -15 58 £52,500 -12.50% 7
Wales +19 35 £35,687 -24.07% 8
Scotland -23 19 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands +3 14 £50,000 - 2
North East +20 1 £38,000 -15.56% 3

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 with a requirement for PaaS.

1 1026 (63.26%) IaaS
2 820 (50.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 749 (46.18%) SaaS
4 657 (40.51%) Microsoft
5 606 (37.36%) Amazon AWS
6 544 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
7 471 (29.04%) DevOps
8 430 (26.51%) Windows
9 356 (21.95%) Java
10 338 (20.84%) SQL
11 312 (19.24%) Linux
12 308 (18.99%) Active Directory
13 296 (18.25%) .NET
14 285 (17.57%) Finance
15 284 (17.51%) JavaScript
16 274 (16.89%) Puppet
17 269 (16.58%) Python
18 264 (16.28%) SQL Server
19 253 (15.60%) VMware
20 242 (14.92%) Continuous Integration
21 217 (13.38%) PowerShell
21 217 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
21 217 (13.38%) Docker
22 216 (13.32%) Office 365
23 210 (12.95%) Oracle
24 209 (12.89%) C#
25 207 (12.76%) Data Centre
26 205 (12.64%) HTML
27 201 (12.39%) TDD
28 199 (12.27%) CSS

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
1 106 (6.54%) WebSphere
2 95 (5.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 94 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 89 (5.49%) OpenStack
5 79 (4.87%) CMS
6 75 (4.62%) Tomcat
7 74 (4.56%) Apache Solr
7 74 (4.56%) Skype for Business
8 65 (4.01%) MS Exchange
9 58 (3.58%) Apache
10 52 (3.21%) Confluence
11 43 (2.65%) IIS
12 41 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 38 (2.34%) JBoss
14 37 (2.28%) WebLogic
15 36 (2.22%) nginx
16 29 (1.79%) Apache Spark
17 24 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
18 16 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
19 14 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.062%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.12%) Pega PRPC
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.062%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.062%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.062%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1026 (63.26%) IaaS
2 820 (50.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 749 (46.18%) SaaS
4 606 (37.36%) Amazon AWS
5 216 (13.32%) Office 365
6 86 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 71 (4.38%) OpenShift
8 57 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
9 50 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 49 (3.02%) IBM Cloud
11 44 (2.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 43 (2.65%) Bluemix
13 39 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 35 (2.16%) Google Analytics
15 24 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (1.11%) GitHub
17 17 (1.05%) Amazon S3
18 14 (0.86%) Akamai
19 12 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
20 11 (0.68%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 175 (10.79%) DNS
2 157 (9.68%) Firewall
3 147 (9.06%) WAN
4 101 (6.23%) LAN
5 97 (5.98%) VPN
6 92 (5.67%) DHCP
7 83 (5.12%) SAN
8 74 (4.56%) Skype
9 65 (4.01%) Internet
10 49 (3.02%) PBX
11 47 (2.90%) TCP/IP
12 39 (2.40%) SSL
13 37 (2.28%) MPLS
14 36 (2.22%) LDAP
15 33 (2.03%) DMZ
15 33 (2.03%) VoIP
16 28 (1.73%) Kerberos
16 28 (1.73%) VLAN
17 27 (1.66%) PSTN
18 25 (1.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 141 (8.69%) NoSQL
3 130 (8.01%) MongoDB
4 129 (7.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 99 (6.10%) MySQL
6 75 (4.62%) Big Data
7 51 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 48 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 47 (2.90%) Hadoop
10 37 (2.28%) CouchDB
10 37 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
13 30 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (1.79%) Oracle Database
14 29 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (1.66%) RDBMS
16 24 (1.48%) Power BI
17 21 (1.29%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 174 (10.73%) Jenkins
2 139 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 93 (5.73%) JIRA
4 70 (4.32%) Visual Studio
5 60 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 54 (3.33%) Gradle
7 48 (2.96%) Maven
8 46 (2.84%) gulp
9 41 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 39 (2.40%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.60%) CircleCI
11 26 (1.60%) IBM UrbanCode
11 26 (1.60%) JUnit
11 26 (1.60%) Travis CI
12 24 (1.48%) Grunt
13 23 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (1.29%) Bower
15 20 (1.23%) SpecFlow
15 20 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
16 19 (1.17%) Mercurial
General
1 285 (17.57%) Finance
2 98 (6.04%) Retail
3 68 (4.19%) Banking
4 55 (3.39%) Marketing
5 46 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.10%) Games
7 33 (2.03%) Law
8 28 (1.73%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.66%) Legal
10 23 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 20 (1.23%) Billing
12 19 (1.17%) Electronics
13 17 (1.05%) Advertising
14 14 (0.86%) Publishing
15 12 (0.74%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.49%) Automotive
18 4 (0.25%) Back Office
18 4 (0.25%) Music Industry
19 3 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 444 (27.37%) Architect
2 287 (17.69%) Developer
3 177 (10.91%) Cloud Engineer
4 173 (10.67%) Cloud Architect
5 159 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
6 152 (9.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 128 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 106 (6.54%) Azure Engineer
9 91 (5.61%) .NET Developer
10 89 (5.49%) Senior Developer
11 76 (4.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 76 (4.69%) Consultant
12 69 (4.25%) Azure Architect
13 65 (4.01%) Infrastructure Architect
14 62 (3.82%) Analyst
15 59 (3.64%) Administrator
16 52 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
17 50 (3.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
18 45 (2.77%) C# Developer
19 41 (2.53%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (18.25%) .NET
2 205 (12.64%) HTML
3 199 (12.27%) CSS
4 196 (12.08%) AngularJS
5 181 (11.16%) Node.js
6 175 (10.79%) Web Services
7 138 (8.51%) HTML5
8 125 (7.71%) ASP.NET
9 92 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 81 (4.99%) Middleware
11 78 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 70 (4.32%) JSON
13 60 (3.70%) React
14 59 (3.64%) .NET Framework
14 59 (3.64%) WCF
15 55 (3.39%) RESTful
16 54 (3.33%) REST
17 47 (2.90%) CSS3
18 46 (2.84%) Spring
19 35 (2.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 207 (12.76%) Data Centre
2 157 (9.68%) Public Cloud
3 112 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (5.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 89 (5.49%) User Experience
6 84 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
7 82 (5.06%) Computer Science
8 78 (4.81%) Private Cloud
9 69 (4.25%) Management Information System
10 61 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
11 60 (3.70%) PKI
12 33 (2.03%) Mobile App
13 31 (1.91%) Virtual Team
14 29 (1.79%) BYOD
14 29 (1.79%) Cloud Native
14 29 (1.79%) Clustering
15 20 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
15 20 (1.23%) Xbox
16 19 (1.17%) PlayStation
16 19 (1.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 430 (26.51%) Windows
2 312 (19.24%) Linux
3 195 (12.02%) Windows Server
4 100 (6.17%) Unix
5 97 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (2.96%) Android
9 45 (2.77%) Apple iOS
10 31 (1.91%) CentOS
11 24 (1.48%) Solaris
12 23 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
14 21 (1.29%) Windows Phone
15 20 (1.23%) Windows 10
16 17 (1.05%) Windows 7
17 12 (0.74%) Mac OS X
18 11 (0.68%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.49%) Mac OS
20 7 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (33.54%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (29.04%) DevOps
3 242 (14.92%) Continuous Integration
4 201 (12.39%) TDD
5 199 (12.27%) Open Source
6 194 (11.96%) ITIL
7 176 (10.85%) Microservices
8 172 (10.60%) Scrum
9 144 (8.88%) Migration
10 134 (8.26%) Analytics
11 133 (8.20%) E-Commerce
11 133 (8.20%) MVC
11 133 (8.20%) Presales
12 126 (7.77%) CRM
13 124 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
14 122 (7.52%) SOA
15 119 (7.34%) Software Engineering
16 116 (7.15%) TOGAF
17 114 (7.03%) Configuration Management
18 110 (6.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 356 (21.95%) Java
2 338 (20.84%) SQL
3 284 (17.51%) JavaScript
4 269 (16.58%) Python
5 217 (13.38%) PowerShell
6 209 (12.89%) C#
7 136 (8.38%) PHP
8 99 (6.10%) Ruby
9 70 (4.32%) Bash Shell
10 68 (4.19%) Shell Script
11 67 (4.13%) Perl
12 32 (1.97%) Groovy
13 31 (1.91%) Go
13 31 (1.91%) Scala
14 25 (1.54%) C++
15 23 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 22 (1.36%) Objective-C
17 17 (1.05%) C
18 15 (0.92%) R
19 12 (0.74%) ES6
Qualifications
1 193 (11.90%) Degree
2 80 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (4.13%) Security Cleared
4 57 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 55 (3.39%) MCSE
6 46 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (2.22%) MCSA
8 28 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.48%) ISEB
10 16 (0.99%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.80%) CCNA
12 13 (0.80%) CCNP
12 13 (0.80%) MCSD
13 12 (0.74%) CISSP
13 12 (0.74%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.68%) CCIE
14 11 (0.68%) PMP
15 7 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 6 (0.37%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.28%) QA
2 30 (1.85%) SLA
3 28 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.31%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.31%) SSAE 16
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.25%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.18%) GCP
9 3 (0.18%) GDPR
10 1 (0.062%) COBIT
10 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.062%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.062%) PMO
System Software
1 308 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 217 (13.38%) Docker
3 195 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 165 (10.17%) Hyper-V
5 88 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (1.48%) vSphere
8 21 (1.29%) Terminal Services
9 19 (1.17%) XenApp
10 11 (0.68%) vCloud
11 9 (0.55%) HDFS
12 6 (0.37%) Dovecot
12 6 (0.37%) Postfix
13 5 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.31%) NFS
13 5 (0.31%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.31%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.25%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 274 (16.89%) Puppet
2 217 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
3 165 (10.17%) Ansible
4 102 (6.29%) Kubernetes
5 68 (4.19%) SCCM
5 68 (4.19%) SCOM
6 37 (2.28%) Terraform
7 25 (1.54%) WSUS
8 18 (1.11%) Nagios
9 17 (1.05%) Control-M
10 15 (0.92%) SCVMM
11 14 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (0.80%) Mesos
13 12 (0.74%) EdgeSight
14 9 (0.55%) BladeLogic
14 9 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (0.49%) Rundeck
15 8 (0.49%) Salt
16 6 (0.37%) CloudForms
16 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 657 (40.51%) Microsoft
2 253 (15.60%) VMware
3 210 (12.95%) Oracle
4 178 (10.97%) IBM
5 142 (8.75%) Google
6 97 (5.98%) Cisco
7 88 (5.43%) Red Hat
8 71 (4.38%) hybris
9 69 (4.25%) ATG
9 69 (4.25%) Demandware
10 59 (3.64%) Splunk
11 55 (3.39%) SAP
12 48 (2.96%) Cognizant
13 44 (2.71%) Citrix
14 38 (2.34%) HP
15 32 (1.97%) NetApp
16 31 (1.91%) CA
16 31 (1.91%) CheckPoint
16 31 (1.91%) EMC
17 27 (1.66%) Dell