Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 193 240 273
Rank change year-on-year +47 +33 +153
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,094 2,152 2,185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.79% 1.45% 1.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.17% 5.29% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,611 1,659 1,874
Median annual salary £66,500 £66,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.31% +13.04%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,450 £38,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £99,100
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% +9.09% +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 40,522 40,677 40,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.59% 27.48% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32,932 32,479 32,949
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PaaS.

Salary trend for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Top 18 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 2 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
England +45 1,902 £67,500 - 251
UK excluding London +88 1,088 £61,500 +2.50% 169
London -3 867 £75,000 +7.14% 87
South East +44 374 £65,000 - 52
North of England +92 235 £60,000 - 40
Midlands +49 214 £60,000 -4.00% 34
North West +87 153 £57,500 -4.17% 27
Work from Home -17 152 £65,000 - 23
West Midlands +27 142 £60,000 -7.69% 28
East of England +113 105 £67,500 +12.50% 18
East Midlands +50 69 £72,500 +31.82% 6
South West +67 68 £55,000 -4.35% 21
Yorkshire +39 68 £70,000 +27.27% 12
Scotland +50 66 £58,750 +6.82% 4
Wales -3 22 £61,250 +48.48%
North East +5 14 £55,000 +39.24% 1
Northern Ireland +9 8 £32,500 -46.94% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 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 with a requirement for PaaS.

1 1,522 (72.68%) Azure
2 1,226 (58.55%) IaaS
3 867 (41.40%) SaaS
4 818 (39.06%) AWS
5 780 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
6 758 (36.20%) Microsoft
7 724 (34.57%) DevOps
8 517 (24.69%) SQL
9 409 (19.53%) Windows
10 390 (18.62%) C#
10 390 (18.62%) Finance
11 386 (18.43%) .NET
12 336 (16.05%) PowerShell
13 328 (15.66%) SQL Server
14 326 (15.57%) Active Directory
15 325 (15.52%) Linux
16 289 (13.80%) Office 365
17 287 (13.71%) Docker
18 284 (13.56%) Migration
19 278 (13.28%) Kubernetes
20 273 (13.04%) Python
21 268 (12.80%) VMware
22 267 (12.75%) Terraform
23 266 (12.70%) Microservices
24 249 (11.89%) JavaScript
25 238 (11.37%) Ansible
26 233 (11.13%) Firewall
27 228 (10.89%) Public Cloud
27 228 (10.89%) Serverless
28 225 (10.74%) Oracle

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
1 117 (5.59%) IIS
2 66 (3.15%) Cloud Foundry
2 66 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 59 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (2.15%) Skype for Business
5 44 (2.10%) Apache Spark
6 39 (1.86%) Confluence
7 37 (1.77%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
9 30 (1.43%) CMS
10 27 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (1.24%) WebLogic
12 21 (1.00%) Apache
13 20 (0.96%) nginx
14 19 (0.91%) OpenStack
15 18 (0.86%) MS Exchange
16 15 (0.72%) Umbraco
16 15 (0.72%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
18 10 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 50 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.96%) Chatbot
3 13 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.38%) Gliffy
6 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 20 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 19 (0.91%) Oracle CRM
3 14 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
6 9 (0.43%) HFM
6 9 (0.43%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.19%) Actimize
8 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.096%) Magento
10 2 (0.096%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1,522 (72.68%) Azure
2 1,226 (58.55%) IaaS
3 867 (41.40%) SaaS
4 818 (39.06%) AWS
5 289 (13.80%) Office 365
6 228 (10.89%) Serverless
7 190 (9.07%) GCP
8 148 (7.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 112 (5.35%) Cloud Computing
10 109 (5.21%) Power Platform
11 90 (4.30%) Azure Data Factory
12 88 (4.20%) Azure Functions
13 87 (4.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 64 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
15 55 (2.63%) OpenShift
16 51 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 48 (2.29%) Oracle CX
18 45 (2.15%) Amazon S3
19 43 (2.05%) Amazon ECS
20 31 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 233 (11.13%) Firewall
2 81 (3.87%) DNS
2 81 (3.87%) VPN
3 65 (3.10%) Network Security
4 50 (2.39%) SAN
5 46 (2.20%) Skype
6 43 (2.05%) Internet
7 42 (2.01%) TCP/IP
8 41 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 39 (1.86%) LAN
10 38 (1.81%) WAN
11 37 (1.77%) HTTP
12 28 (1.34%) Wireless
13 24 (1.15%) VLAN
14 21 (1.00%) DHCP
15 18 (0.86%) VoIP
16 16 (0.76%) iSCSI
16 16 (0.76%) MPLS
17 15 (0.72%) SSL
18 12 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 163 (7.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 111 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (4.58%) Power BI
5 70 (3.34%) Data Lake
6 65 (3.10%) Big Data
7 63 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 63 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (2.91%) Cosmos DB
9 60 (2.87%) MySQL
10 58 (2.77%) NoSQL
11 54 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 53 (2.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 52 (2.48%) Hadoop
14 49 (2.34%) Redis
15 48 (2.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 45 (2.15%) MongoDB
17 34 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 31 (1.48%) Amazon Athena
18 31 (1.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 151 (7.21%) Jenkins
2 140 (6.69%) Git (software)
3 94 (4.49%) JIRA
4 58 (2.77%) TeamCity
5 50 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 48 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 40 (1.91%) Maven
7 40 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (1.81%) SpecFlow
9 34 (1.62%) JUnit
9 34 (1.62%) Visual Studio
10 31 (1.48%) Bitbucket
11 30 (1.43%) Selenium
12 29 (1.38%) NUnit
13 25 (1.19%) GitLab
14 24 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (1.05%) Cucumber
16 21 (1.00%) gulp
17 19 (0.91%) Moq
18 18 (0.86%) SonarQube
General
1 390 (18.62%) Finance
2 88 (4.20%) Retail
3 64 (3.06%) Legal
4 58 (2.77%) Public Sector
5 52 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 51 (2.44%) Law
6 51 (2.44%) Marketing
7 49 (2.34%) Banking
8 47 (2.24%) Games
9 34 (1.62%) Back Office
10 27 (1.29%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.76%) Billing
12 16 (0.76%) Publishing
13 13 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.53%) Advertising
15 8 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.33%) Automotive
16 7 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 646 (30.85%) Architect
2 349 (16.67%) Developer
3 248 (11.84%) Consultant
4 229 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
5 167 (7.98%) Cloud Architect
6 166 (7.93%) DevOps Engineer
7 148 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 128 (6.11%) Azure Architect
9 119 (5.68%) .NET Developer
10 118 (5.64%) Cloud Engineer
11 115 (5.49%) Azure Engineer
12 95 (4.54%) Azure Consultant
13 93 (4.44%) C# Developer
14 88 (4.20%) Technical Architect
15 83 (3.96%) Senior Developer
16 69 (3.30%) Senior Architect
17 61 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
18 59 (2.82%) Senior Consultant
19 58 (2.77%) Azure Developer
20 52 (2.48%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (18.43%) .NET
2 175 (8.36%) Web Services
3 162 (7.74%) HTML
4 149 (7.12%) CSS
5 108 (5.16%) Node.js
6 107 (5.11%) .NET Core
7 104 (4.97%) REST
8 102 (4.87%) AngularJS
9 101 (4.82%) ASP.NET
10 84 (4.01%) React
11 77 (3.68%) RESTful
11 77 (3.68%) XML
12 74 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 70 (3.34%) SOAP
14 67 (3.20%) Middleware
15 61 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
15 61 (2.91%) Spring
16 60 (2.87%) JSON
17 51 (2.44%) .NET Framework
17 51 (2.44%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 228 (10.89%) Public Cloud
2 192 (9.17%) Data Centre
3 162 (7.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 158 (7.55%) Cloud Native
5 108 (5.16%) User Experience
6 106 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (3.87%) Private Cloud
8 75 (3.58%) Management Information System
9 71 (3.39%) Mobile App
10 61 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
11 56 (2.67%) Algorithms
11 56 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
12 45 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
13 34 (1.62%) Clustering
14 32 (1.53%) Enterprise Cloud
15 24 (1.15%) Virtual Team
16 22 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
16 22 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
17 18 (0.86%) Blog
18 16 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 409 (19.53%) Windows
2 325 (15.52%) Linux
3 191 (9.12%) Windows Server
4 99 (4.73%) Windows 10
5 69 (3.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 47 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (2.20%) Unix
8 27 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (1.19%) Android
10 20 (0.96%) CentOS
11 16 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
12 15 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 13 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.57%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.48%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.43%) VMS
17 6 (0.29%) SUSE
18 4 (0.19%) AIX
18 4 (0.19%) Solaris
18 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 780 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 724 (34.57%) DevOps
3 284 (13.56%) Migration
4 266 (12.70%) Microservices
5 217 (10.36%) Analytics
6 195 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 192 (9.17%) TDD
8 183 (8.74%) Presales
8 183 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
9 182 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
10 177 (8.45%) ITIL
11 173 (8.26%) Infrastructure as Code
12 169 (8.07%) Scrum
13 158 (7.55%) Project Delivery
14 157 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 155 (7.40%) SDLC
16 152 (7.26%) Mentoring
17 150 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
18 148 (7.07%) BDD
18 148 (7.07%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 517 (24.69%) SQL
2 390 (18.62%) C#
3 336 (16.05%) PowerShell
4 273 (13.04%) Python
5 249 (11.89%) JavaScript
6 215 (10.27%) Java
7 123 (5.87%) Bash Shell
8 83 (3.96%) Ruby
9 68 (3.25%) PHP
10 58 (2.77%) T-SQL
11 57 (2.72%) Go
12 41 (1.96%) Perl
13 31 (1.48%) Java 8
14 30 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 28 (1.34%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.10%) U-SQL
17 21 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 20 (0.96%) C++
19 19 (0.91%) C
20 16 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 133 (6.35%) Degree
2 124 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 76 (3.63%) MCSE
5 64 (3.06%) SC Cleared
6 60 (2.87%) AWS Certification
7 51 (2.44%) MCSA
7 51 (2.44%) PhD
8 45 (2.15%) CISSP
9 42 (2.01%) TOGAF Certification
10 41 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (1.77%) CISM
12 36 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
13 33 (1.58%) CCNA
14 15 (0.72%) MCSD
15 14 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.48%) CISA
16 10 (0.48%) MCTS
17 9 (0.43%) MCITP
18 8 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.96%) QA
2 75 (3.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 40 (1.91%) GDPR
4 40 (1.91%) NIST
5 16 (0.76%) SLA
6 15 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.72%) NCSC
6 15 (0.72%) NIST 800
7 12 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.43%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (0.19%) COBIT
11 4 (0.19%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.19%) ISO 20022
11 4 (0.19%) PSD2
11 4 (0.19%) SEPA
12 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 326 (15.57%) Active Directory
2 287 (13.71%) Docker
3 183 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 156 (7.45%) Hyper-V
5 56 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.48%) vCloud
9 9 (0.43%) HDFS
9 9 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.43%) Xen
10 8 (0.38%) vSphere
10 8 (0.38%) XenApp
11 5 (0.24%) LXC
12 4 (0.19%) KVM
12 4 (0.19%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 278 (13.28%) Kubernetes
2 267 (12.75%) Terraform
3 238 (11.37%) Ansible
4 163 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
5 159 (7.59%) Puppet
6 140 (6.69%) SCCM
7 95 (4.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 32 (1.53%) Kibana
9 31 (1.48%) logstash
10 23 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
10 23 (1.10%) WSUS
11 21 (1.00%) Rancher
11 21 (1.00%) SCVMM
12 18 (0.86%) ZABBIX
13 15 (0.72%) Backup Exec
14 14 (0.67%) Packer
14 14 (0.67%) Salt
15 12 (0.57%) Nagios
16 11 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 10 (0.48%) vRealize
Vendors
1 758 (36.20%) Microsoft
2 268 (12.80%) VMware
3 225 (10.74%) Oracle
4 154 (7.35%) Google
5 94 (4.49%) Cisco
6 65 (3.10%) Splunk
7 64 (3.06%) SAP
8 60 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
9 58 (2.77%) Citrix
10 52 (2.48%) IBM
11 48 (2.29%) Databricks
11 48 (2.29%) HP
11 48 (2.29%) Red Hat
12 43 (2.05%) Dell
13 41 (1.96%) Tableau
14 39 (1.86%) Xamarin
15 35 (1.67%) EqualLogic
16 24 (1.15%) NetApp
17 22 (1.05%) ServiceNow
18 20 (0.96%) Avaya