Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 341 419
Rank change year-on-year +88 +78 +188
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,225 1,681 1,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 0.96% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.72% 5.25% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,641 1,334 1,086
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £41,125
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -4.55%

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 38,890 32,021 24,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.60% 18.32% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31,350 26,317 20,540
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 +100 2,133 £67,500 +8.00% 321
London +63 1,138 £75,000 +11.11% 140
UK excluding London +116 1,029 £60,000 +20.00% 208
South East +76 417 £62,500 +4.17% 60
Midlands +97 229 £60,000 +26.32% 36
North of England +77 194 £57,250 +14.50% 48
West Midlands +93 186 £59,125 +24.47% 30
Yorkshire +69 118 £52,500 +5.00% 19
North West +23 76 £70,000 +27.27% 28
South West +12 73 £55,000 +4.76% 26
East of England +16 60 £60,000 +20.00% 11
East Midlands +27 42 £65,000 +4.00% 6
Scotland +24 39 £51,500 +7.85% 12
Wales -22 18 £59,000 +62.20% 7
North East +5 16 £70,000 -6.67% 1
Northern Ireland -4 5 £75,000 -7.41% 8

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 1,440 (64.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,258 (56.54%) IaaS
3 994 (44.67%) SaaS
4 962 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
5 923 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
6 900 (40.45%) Microsoft
7 842 (37.84%) DevOps
8 523 (23.51%) SQL
9 514 (23.10%) Java
10 444 (19.96%) .NET
11 420 (18.88%) Docker
12 418 (18.79%) Microservices
13 417 (18.74%) Finance
14 400 (17.98%) SQL Server
15 375 (16.85%) C#
16 370 (16.63%) Windows
16 370 (16.63%) PowerShell
17 368 (16.54%) Degree
18 321 (14.43%) Linux
19 319 (14.34%) Scrum
20 313 (14.07%) Kubernetes
21 312 (14.02%) Google
22 306 (13.75%) Python
23 301 (13.53%) Active Directory
24 299 (13.44%) Oracle
25 296 (13.30%) Public Cloud
26 284 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
27 279 (12.54%) Google Cloud Platform
28 272 (12.22%) Migration
29 271 (12.18%) Jenkins

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
1 158 (7.10%) Cloud Foundry
2 120 (5.39%) WebLogic
3 85 (3.82%) IIS
4 83 (3.73%) Tomcat
5 80 (3.60%) WebSphere
6 77 (3.46%) OpenStack
7 73 (3.28%) Confluence
8 59 (2.65%) MS Exchange
9 54 (2.43%) Apache
10 51 (2.29%) JBoss
11 48 (2.16%) SharePoint
12 43 (1.93%) Apache Spark
12 43 (1.93%) CMS
13 42 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 41 (1.84%) Mule
15 40 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
16 36 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
17 26 (1.17%) Skype for Business
18 24 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.54%) Chatbot
2 12 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.13%) Maya
3 3 (0.13%) Moqups
3 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.090%) Snapchat
4 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.045%) HipChat
5 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
3 16 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.40%) SAP GRC
6 8 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.18%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.18%) SAP ECC
11 2 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.090%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.090%) Maximo
12 1 (0.045%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.045%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
12 1 (0.045%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,440 (64.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,258 (56.54%) IaaS
3 994 (44.67%) SaaS
4 962 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
5 279 (12.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 195 (8.76%) Office 365
7 171 (7.69%) Serverless
8 161 (7.24%) OpenShift
9 145 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
10 118 (5.30%) IBM Cloud
11 103 (4.63%) GitHub
12 67 (3.01%) Dynamics 365
13 66 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
14 62 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
15 59 (2.65%) Azure Functions
16 55 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
17 51 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
18 47 (2.11%) Amazon S3
19 35 (1.57%) Azure Machine Learning
20 30 (1.35%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 245 (11.01%) Firewall
2 175 (7.87%) DNS
3 88 (3.96%) TCP/IP
4 77 (3.46%) DHCP
4 77 (3.46%) VPN
5 73 (3.28%) Network Security
6 72 (3.24%) Internet
7 55 (2.47%) SAN
8 47 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 42 (1.89%) LAN
10 39 (1.75%) SSL
11 38 (1.71%) WAN
12 32 (1.44%) Software-Defined Networking
13 26 (1.17%) NAS
14 25 (1.12%) Wireless
15 23 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
16 22 (0.99%) Unified Communications
17 21 (0.94%) HTTP
17 21 (0.94%) Skype
18 20 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 188 (8.45%) Big Data
3 160 (7.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 131 (5.89%) NoSQL
5 119 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
5 119 (5.35%) Power BI
6 112 (5.03%) MongoDB
7 90 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 87 (3.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 83 (3.73%) Hadoop
10 82 (3.69%) Data Lake
11 75 (3.37%) MySQL
11 75 (3.37%) Relational Database
12 71 (3.19%) Cosmos DB
13 68 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 67 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 64 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
16 63 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
17 60 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
18 52 (2.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 271 (12.18%) Jenkins
2 270 (12.13%) Git (software)
3 135 (6.07%) JIRA
4 119 (5.35%) Visual Studio
5 109 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 102 (4.58%) TeamCity
7 86 (3.87%) Visual Studio Team System
8 73 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 62 (2.79%) Maven
10 58 (2.61%) Selenium
11 43 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 42 (1.89%) Bitbucket
12 42 (1.89%) SonarQube
13 40 (1.80%) Subversion
14 38 (1.71%) GitLab
15 31 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
16 26 (1.17%) CircleCI
17 22 (0.99%) Codeship
18 21 (0.94%) Cucumber
19 20 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 417 (18.74%) Finance
2 133 (5.98%) Retail
3 130 (5.84%) Marketing
4 72 (3.24%) Banking
5 45 (2.02%) Publishing
6 43 (1.93%) Advertising
7 30 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.21%) Games
9 23 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.81%) Electronics
10 18 (0.81%) Legal
10 18 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.76%) Back Office
12 15 (0.67%) Law
12 15 (0.67%) Military
13 14 (0.63%) Automotive
13 14 (0.63%) French Language
13 14 (0.63%) German Language
14 13 (0.58%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.54%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 746 (33.53%) Architect
2 323 (14.52%) Developer
3 319 (14.34%) Cloud Architect
4 253 (11.37%) Solutions Architect
5 221 (9.93%) Consultant
6 180 (8.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 177 (7.96%) Azure Architect
8 113 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 105 (4.72%) Azure Engineer
10 102 (4.58%) Software Engineer
11 101 (4.54%) .NET Developer
12 92 (4.13%) Technical Architect
13 86 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
14 83 (3.73%) AWS Architect
14 83 (3.73%) Azure Consultant
15 78 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
16 77 (3.46%) Java Developer
17 76 (3.42%) Senior Developer
18 75 (3.37%) Cloud Solutions Architect
19 64 (2.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (19.96%) .NET
2 182 (8.18%) HTML
3 171 (7.69%) Spring
4 167 (7.51%) Web Services
5 157 (7.06%) Spring Boot
6 149 (6.70%) REST
7 148 (6.65%) Node.js
8 139 (6.25%) CSS
9 133 (5.98%) AngularJS
10 129 (5.80%) JSON
11 104 (4.67%) Java EE
12 99 (4.45%) React
13 96 (4.31%) .NET Framework
13 96 (4.31%) ASP.NET
14 82 (3.69%) .NET Core
15 81 (3.64%) Kafka
16 76 (3.42%) SOAP
17 71 (3.19%) HTML5
18 68 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
19 63 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 296 (13.30%) Public Cloud
2 190 (8.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 177 (7.96%) Data Centre
4 162 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
5 157 (7.06%) Computer Science
6 135 (6.07%) Cloud Native
7 134 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
8 128 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
9 107 (4.81%) Management Information System
10 89 (4.00%) User Experience
11 77 (3.46%) Fintech
12 76 (3.42%) Mobile App
13 70 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
14 60 (2.70%) Blog
15 50 (2.25%) PKI
16 45 (2.02%) Private Cloud
17 36 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
18 27 (1.21%) Replication
19 23 (1.03%) Internet of Things
19 23 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 370 (16.63%) Windows
2 321 (14.43%) Linux
3 165 (7.42%) Windows Server
4 135 (6.07%) Unix
5 82 (3.69%) Windows 10
6 75 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (1.35%) Android
9 30 (1.35%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (0.85%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.63%) DC/OS
14 11 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.45%) AIX
15 10 (0.45%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.45%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 923 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (37.84%) DevOps
3 418 (18.79%) Microservices
4 319 (14.34%) Scrum
5 284 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
6 272 (12.22%) Migration
7 259 (11.64%) Analytics
8 245 (11.01%) Project Management
9 237 (10.65%) Presales
10 234 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
10 234 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
11 201 (9.03%) SOA
12 197 (8.85%) Test Automation
13 193 (8.67%) Software Engineering
14 186 (8.36%) ITIL
15 182 (8.18%) TOGAF
16 181 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 178 (8.00%) Open Source
18 177 (7.96%) Mentoring
19 164 (7.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 523 (23.51%) SQL
2 514 (23.10%) Java
3 375 (16.85%) C#
4 370 (16.63%) PowerShell
5 306 (13.75%) Python
6 223 (10.02%) JavaScript
7 132 (5.93%) Bash Shell
8 89 (4.00%) Ruby
9 66 (2.97%) Go
10 64 (2.88%) Scala
11 60 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 56 (2.52%) Perl
13 47 (2.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 43 (1.93%) Shell Script
15 38 (1.71%) C++
16 35 (1.57%) PHP
17 32 (1.44%) TypeScript
18 31 (1.39%) Java 8
18 31 (1.39%) R
19 27 (1.21%) ES6
Qualifications
1 368 (16.54%) Degree
2 91 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (3.33%) Master's Degree
5 57 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 50 (2.25%) CISSP
7 43 (1.93%) AWS Certification
7 43 (1.93%) MCSE
8 42 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 40 (1.80%) PMI Certification
10 32 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (1.21%) TOGAF Certification
12 25 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (1.03%) ISEB
13 23 (1.03%) MCSA
14 20 (0.90%) CEH
14 20 (0.90%) CompTIA Security+
15 18 (0.81%) PMP
16 17 (0.76%) CCNA
17 10 (0.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (3.28%) QA
3 46 (2.07%) GDPR
4 31 (1.39%) SLA
5 27 (1.21%) COBIT
6 18 (0.81%) GPG13
7 14 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.58%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.31%) GAMP
10 7 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.13%) PA-DSS
11 3 (0.13%) PMO
12 2 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.045%) Government Security Classifications
13 1 (0.045%) PSD2
System Software
1 420 (18.88%) Docker
2 301 (13.53%) Active Directory
3 150 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 147 (6.61%) Hyper-V
5 37 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 24 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.76%) XenApp
9 16 (0.72%) vSphere
10 15 (0.67%) VMware NSX
11 12 (0.54%) vCloud
12 9 (0.40%) KVM
13 8 (0.36%) GPFS
14 6 (0.27%) oVirt
14 6 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 5 (0.22%) Ceph
15 5 (0.22%) HDFS
15 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 313 (14.07%) Kubernetes
2 250 (11.24%) Ansible
3 228 (10.25%) Puppet
4 209 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
5 135 (6.07%) Terraform
6 44 (1.98%) SCVMM
7 38 (1.71%) SCCM
8 30 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
9 26 (1.17%) Salt
10 25 (1.12%) Mesos
10 25 (1.12%) Rancher
11 22 (0.99%) SCOM
12 21 (0.94%) Grafana
13 20 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
13 20 (0.90%) Packer
14 18 (0.81%) Automic
14 18 (0.81%) CFEngine
15 16 (0.72%) Kibana
16 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
17 14 (0.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 900 (40.45%) Microsoft
2 312 (14.02%) Google
3 299 (13.44%) Oracle
4 243 (10.92%) VMware
5 157 (7.06%) Red Hat
6 148 (6.65%) SAP
7 143 (6.43%) IBM
8 93 (4.18%) Cisco
9 80 (3.60%) Citrix
10 54 (2.43%) Splunk
11 52 (2.34%) NetApp
12 51 (2.29%) EMC
13 42 (1.89%) Atlassian
14 38 (1.71%) CheckPoint
15 35 (1.57%) Telerik
16 30 (1.35%) AppDynamics
17 29 (1.30%) Cadence
17 29 (1.30%) SaltStack
18 28 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
19 25 (1.12%) Tableau