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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 203 159 180
Rank change year-on-year -44 +21 +55
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 3,291 2,595 1,277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 2.27% 2.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 5.23% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,945 1,834 903
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,825 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - -3.85% +8.33%

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 75,636 49,619 23,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.78% 43.37% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39,183 35,588 19,609
10th Percentile £33,740 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,600 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Top 17 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -38 2,785 £70,000 - 351
London -57 1,573 £80,000 +3.23% 172
Work from Home -62 1,518 £70,000 - 165
UK excluding London -26 1,270 £62,500 - 205
South East -24 426 £66,250 +0.38% 38
North of England -37 319 £62,500 +4.17% 52
Midlands -59 171 £65,000 +8.33% 44
North West -66 165 £64,067 +6.78% 33
East of England +12 140 £55,000 +14.58% 23
Yorkshire -17 139 £60,000 -11.11% 13
West Midlands -42 132 £65,850 +1.31% 33
South West -30 114 £70,000 +21.74% 22
Scotland -33 77 £60,000 +4.35% 22
East Midlands -49 38 £55,000 - 11
Wales -17 25 £47,665 -4.67% 3
North East -24 15 £45,851 -26.64% 6
Northern Ireland -5 11 £57,500 -14.81% 2

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 2,248 (68.31%) Azure
2 1,645 (49.98%) DevOps
3 1,615 (49.07%) IaaS
4 1,427 (43.36%) Agile
5 1,396 (42.42%) SaaS
6 1,317 (40.02%) AWS
7 1,258 (38.23%) Microsoft
8 879 (26.71%) CI/CD
9 862 (26.19%) Finance
10 739 (22.46%) Kubernetes
11 727 (22.09%) Social Skills
12 685 (20.81%) Terraform
13 607 (18.44%) Scrum
14 597 (18.14%) Git (software)
15 575 (17.47%) .NET
16 560 (17.02%) Python
16 560 (17.02%) Mentoring
17 559 (16.99%) Java
18 557 (16.92%) JavaScript
19 551 (16.74%) Infrastructure as Code
20 539 (16.38%) Microservices
21 536 (16.29%) Serverless
22 527 (16.01%) Windows
23 521 (15.83%) C#
24 520 (15.80%) PowerShell
25 515 (15.65%) GCP
26 511 (15.53%) Software Engineering
27 492 (14.95%) SQL
28 481 (14.62%) Active Directory
29 465 (14.13%) Azure DevOps

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
1 132 (4.01%) Cloud Foundry
2 129 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 109 (3.31%) Confluence
4 101 (3.07%) Apache
5 72 (2.19%) IIS
6 52 (1.58%) CMS
7 47 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 40 (1.22%) MS Exchange
9 33 (1.00%) Apache Solr
10 28 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
11 23 (0.70%) Headless CMS
12 22 (0.67%) Drupal
13 21 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (0.64%) OpenStack
14 18 (0.55%) Apache Spark
15 17 (0.52%) Tomcat
16 16 (0.49%) Jupyter
17 14 (0.43%) EPiServer
17 14 (0.43%) Skype for Business
17 14 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 44 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.58%) Sketch
5 18 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.40%) Maya
7 10 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.27%) InVision
9 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.091%) Adobe XD
10 3 (0.091%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.030%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 33 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.73%) Magento
4 20 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 7 (0.21%) MetaTrader
8 6 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.12%) BambooHR
10 4 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.091%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.061%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.061%) SAP GRC
12 2 (0.061%) SAP MDG
13 1 (0.030%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2,248 (68.31%) Azure
2 1,615 (49.07%) IaaS
3 1,396 (42.42%) SaaS
4 1,317 (40.02%) AWS
5 536 (16.29%) Serverless
6 515 (15.65%) GCP
7 465 (14.13%) Azure DevOps
8 431 (13.10%) Microsoft 365
9 257 (7.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 227 (6.90%) Power Platform
11 213 (6.47%) GitHub
12 149 (4.53%) Cloud Computing
13 143 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
14 120 (3.65%) Amazon ECS
15 107 (3.25%) Amazon EKS
16 104 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
17 102 (3.10%) Azure Monitor
18 101 (3.07%) Azure AKS
18 101 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
19 100 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 221 (6.72%) Firewall
2 205 (6.23%) DNS
3 150 (4.56%) WAN
4 124 (3.77%) LAN
5 122 (3.71%) DHCP
6 112 (3.40%) VPN
7 108 (3.28%) HTTP
8 97 (2.95%) Internet
9 68 (2.07%) TCP/IP
10 65 (1.98%) Network Security
11 60 (1.82%) Wireless
12 45 (1.37%) SSH
13 39 (1.19%) VLAN
14 38 (1.15%) SAN
15 37 (1.12%) Unified Communications
15 37 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
16 34 (1.03%) FTP
17 28 (0.85%) DMZ
17 28 (0.85%) SD-WAN
18 26 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 308 (9.36%) Relational Database
3 165 (5.01%) NoSQL
4 157 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
5 127 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
6 124 (3.77%) Big Data
7 122 (3.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 117 (3.56%) Power BI
9 91 (2.77%) MySQL
10 86 (2.61%) MongoDB
11 81 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
12 78 (2.37%) Data Lake
13 67 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
14 61 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 54 (1.64%) Redis
16 40 (1.22%) Apache Arrow
17 39 (1.19%) RDBMS
18 38 (1.15%) RavenDB
19 37 (1.12%) Tableau
20 33 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 597 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 455 (13.83%) Jenkins
3 178 (5.41%) Gradle
4 177 (5.38%) Maven
5 171 (5.20%) JUnit
6 165 (5.01%) Mockito
7 149 (4.53%) JIRA
8 137 (4.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 87 (2.64%) Visual Studio
10 72 (2.19%) TeamCity
11 67 (2.04%) GitLab
12 58 (1.76%) Bitbucket
13 50 (1.52%) Selenium
14 36 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
15 35 (1.06%) SonarQube
16 33 (1.00%) Cucumber
17 28 (0.85%) Appium
17 28 (0.85%) JMeter
17 28 (0.85%) WebDriver
17 28 (0.85%) webpack
General
1 862 (26.19%) Finance
2 727 (22.09%) Social Skills
3 309 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
4 216 (6.56%) Manufacturing
5 180 (5.47%) Presentation Skills
6 177 (5.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 177 (5.38%) Public Sector
7 169 (5.14%) Banking
8 161 (4.89%) Legal
9 155 (4.71%) Retail
10 142 (4.31%) Marketing
11 91 (2.77%) Automotive
12 68 (2.07%) Law
13 61 (1.85%) Documentation Skills
14 55 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
15 46 (1.40%) Telecoms
16 42 (1.28%) Billing
17 41 (1.25%) Publishing
18 39 (1.19%) Local Government
19 37 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 683 (20.75%) Architect
2 466 (14.16%) Developer
3 363 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 290 (8.81%) Solutions Architect
5 231 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 223 (6.78%) Cloud Engineer
7 209 (6.35%) Azure Engineer
8 194 (5.89%) Cloud Architect
9 191 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 188 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
11 172 (5.23%) Java Engineer
12 171 (5.20%) Senior Developer
13 144 (4.38%) Consultant
14 143 (4.35%) Azure Architect
15 136 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
16 118 (3.59%) Analyst
17 113 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
18 106 (3.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
19 94 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 89 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (17.47%) .NET
2 381 (11.58%) React
3 330 (10.03%) JSON
4 316 (9.60%) RESTful
5 288 (8.75%) CSS
6 278 (8.45%) HTML
7 227 (6.90%) Spring
8 215 (6.53%) Node.js
9 213 (6.47%) AngularJS
10 195 (5.93%) .NET Core
11 188 (5.71%) REST
12 166 (5.04%) JPA
13 164 (4.98%) Hibernate
14 141 (4.28%) ASP.NET
15 124 (3.77%) .NET Framework
16 117 (3.56%) ARM Templates
17 112 (3.40%) Web Services
18 107 (3.25%) Entity Framework
18 107 (3.25%) Vue.js
19 88 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 371 (11.27%) Public Cloud
2 330 (10.03%) Cloud Native
3 208 (6.32%) Data Centre
4 189 (5.74%) Management Information System
5 177 (5.38%) Life Science
6 170 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
7 166 (5.04%) User Experience
8 155 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
9 128 (3.89%) Virtual Team
10 127 (3.86%) Private Cloud
11 115 (3.49%) Blog
12 112 (3.40%) IoT
13 98 (2.98%) Hybrid Cloud
14 93 (2.83%) Mobile App
15 69 (2.10%) Legacy Systems
16 68 (2.07%) Replication
17 64 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
18 61 (1.85%) PKI
19 45 (1.37%) Hackathon
20 42 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 527 (16.01%) Windows
2 370 (11.24%) Linux
3 203 (6.17%) Windows Server
4 76 (2.31%) Windows 10
5 66 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (1.98%) Unix
7 50 (1.52%) Android
7 50 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 39 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (1.12%) VMS
9 37 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
10 22 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
11 9 (0.27%) CentOS
12 8 (0.24%) Alpine Linux
13 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.091%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.091%) Solaris
16 2 (0.061%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,645 (49.98%) DevOps
2 1,427 (43.36%) Agile
3 879 (26.71%) CI/CD
4 607 (18.44%) Scrum
5 560 (17.02%) Mentoring
6 551 (16.74%) Infrastructure as Code
7 539 (16.38%) Microservices
8 511 (15.53%) Software Engineering
9 428 (13.01%) Coaching
10 425 (12.91%) Continuous Integration
11 420 (12.76%) SDLC
12 373 (11.33%) Problem-Solving
13 313 (9.51%) TDD
14 312 (9.48%) Test Automation
15 297 (9.02%) Containerisation
16 294 (8.93%) ITIL
17 291 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 288 (8.75%) Analytics
19 270 (8.20%) SOA
20 267 (8.11%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 560 (17.02%) Python
2 559 (16.99%) Java
3 557 (16.92%) JavaScript
4 521 (15.83%) C#
5 520 (15.80%) PowerShell
6 492 (14.95%) SQL
7 186 (5.65%) Bash
8 155 (4.71%) Ruby
9 148 (4.50%) TypeScript
10 91 (2.77%) Go
11 90 (2.73%) PHP
12 86 (2.61%) T-SQL
13 59 (1.79%) Scala
14 54 (1.64%) ES6
15 51 (1.55%) Groovy
16 47 (1.43%) C
16 47 (1.43%) C++
17 25 (0.76%) Perl
18 24 (0.73%) R
19 19 (0.58%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 324 (9.85%) Degree
2 156 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 118 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 106 (3.22%) SC Cleared
5 103 (3.13%) CISSP
6 98 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 63 (1.91%) TOGAF Certification
8 46 (1.40%) CISM
9 39 (1.19%) AWS Certification
10 34 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (0.97%) SANS
12 27 (0.82%) Master's Degree
13 25 (0.76%) CRISC
14 24 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 24 (0.73%) MCSE
15 23 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 21 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
17 20 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (0.40%) GIAC
19 12 (0.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (4.86%) SLA
2 126 (3.83%) QA
3 78 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (2.07%) NIST
5 44 (1.34%) Accessibility
6 36 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
7 33 (1.00%) GDPR
8 29 (0.88%) GRC
9 28 (0.85%) Data Quality
9 28 (0.85%) NCSC
10 23 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.52%) PCI DSS
12 14 (0.43%) PMO
13 13 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 12 (0.36%) COBIT
14 12 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 8 (0.24%) WCAG
16 6 (0.18%) SOC 2
17 5 (0.15%) SOC 1
18 4 (0.12%) NIST 800
System Software
1 481 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 459 (13.95%) Docker
3 121 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 76 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 71 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
6 59 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 55 (1.67%) vSphere
8 22 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (0.49%) KVM
10 15 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.43%) Firmware
12 8 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.21%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.21%) DFS Replication
13 7 (0.21%) LXC
13 7 (0.21%) Xen
14 5 (0.15%) etcd
15 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.061%) XenApp
16 1 (0.030%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 739 (22.46%) Kubernetes
2 685 (20.81%) Terraform
3 275 (8.36%) Ansible
4 127 (3.86%) SCCM
5 125 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 125 (3.80%) Puppet
6 92 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
7 64 (1.94%) Grafana
8 49 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
9 46 (1.40%) ZABBIX
10 45 (1.37%) SCOM
11 44 (1.34%) Istio
12 43 (1.31%) Prometheus
13 42 (1.28%) Kibana
14 30 (0.91%) WSUS
15 28 (0.85%) logstash
16 25 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
16 25 (0.76%) SCSM
17 24 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
18 23 (0.70%) CASB
Vendors
1 1,258 (38.23%) Microsoft
2 313 (9.51%) Google
3 211 (6.41%) VMware
4 178 (5.41%) Oracle
5 94 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 78 (2.37%) ServiceNow
7 77 (2.34%) IBM
8 68 (2.07%) Citrix
9 62 (1.88%) Cisco
10 50 (1.52%) Sitecore
11 46 (1.40%) Dynatrace
11 46 (1.40%) Red Hat
12 39 (1.19%) HP
13 38 (1.15%) Veeam
14 34 (1.03%) F5
15 31 (0.94%) Dell
15 31 (0.94%) Splunk
16 30 (0.91%) New Relic
17 28 (0.85%) ATG
17 28 (0.85%) McKesson