Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 139 207 243
Rank change year-on-year +68 +36 +41
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,708 2,033 2,178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.31% 1.65% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.67% 4.83% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,680 1,666 1,728
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £66,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% -2.62% +2.69%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 30,109 42,125 40,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.64% 34.11% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25,206 34,736 32,659
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 +67 1,517 £67,500 - 375
UK excluding London +46 823 £62,500 +4.17% 244
London +84 734 £77,500 +3.33% 147
Work from Home +26 380 £65,000 - 71
South East +73 327 £65,000 +1.01% 64
North of England +21 143 £60,000 +4.35% 67
Midlands -11 123 £60,500 -2.42% 48
South West +116 121 £55,000 +15.79% 23
West Midlands +15 97 £62,500 +4.17% 31
North West +15 86 £60,000 +10.12% 27
Scotland +34 50 £68,750 +14.58% 11
East of England +31 46 £60,000 -7.69% 25
Yorkshire +36 40 £44,250 -36.79% 28
East Midlands +6 25 £40,000 -42.86% 17
Wales +38 18 £65,000 +13.04% 3
North East +15 17 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Northern Ireland +14 7 £42,500 +30.77% 4

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 1,295 (75.82%) Azure
2 1,043 (61.07%) IaaS
3 825 (48.30%) DevOps
4 742 (43.44%) SaaS
5 715 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
6 638 (37.35%) Microsoft
7 634 (37.12%) AWS
8 483 (28.28%) SQL
9 468 (27.40%) PowerShell
10 417 (24.41%) Kubernetes
11 409 (23.95%) Terraform
12 405 (23.71%) Microservices
13 385 (22.54%) SQL Server
14 377 (22.07%) .NET
15 364 (21.31%) C#
16 357 (20.90%) Docker
17 324 (18.97%) Active Directory
18 317 (18.56%) Python
19 311 (18.21%) Windows
20 300 (17.56%) Finance
21 297 (17.39%) Ansible
22 285 (16.69%) Linux
23 261 (15.28%) JavaScript
24 253 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
25 241 (14.11%) GCP
26 239 (13.99%) Git (software)
27 237 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
28 233 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
29 230 (13.47%) Scrum
30 219 (12.82%) VMware

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
1 180 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 72 (4.22%) NServiceBus
3 58 (3.40%) Confluence
4 43 (2.52%) IIS
5 41 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 40 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
7 35 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 29 (1.70%) WebSphere
9 21 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 20 (1.17%) Apache Spark
11 17 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (1.00%) Skype for Business
12 14 (0.82%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.76%) MS Exchange
13 13 (0.76%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.64%) Apache
15 10 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.47%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
17 6 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (0.64%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.23%) InVision
3 4 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.23%) Sketch
4 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.059%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.059%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 50 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (1.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 11 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 7 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.35%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.059%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,295 (75.82%) Azure
2 1,043 (61.07%) IaaS
3 742 (43.44%) SaaS
4 634 (37.12%) AWS
5 253 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 241 (14.11%) GCP
7 233 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
8 212 (12.41%) Serverless
9 149 (8.72%) Power Platform
10 91 (5.33%) Azure Functions
11 81 (4.74%) Dynamics 365
12 79 (4.63%) Logic Apps
13 74 (4.33%) Azure Data Factory
14 72 (4.22%) OpenShift
15 70 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
16 58 (3.40%) PowerApps
17 57 (3.34%) AWS Lambda
18 52 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
19 41 (2.40%) GitHub
20 39 (2.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (8.78%) Firewall
2 144 (8.43%) DNS
3 93 (5.44%) Skype
4 78 (4.57%) HTTP
5 57 (3.34%) VPN
6 56 (3.28%) SAN
7 51 (2.99%) Internet
8 44 (2.58%) Network Security
9 37 (2.17%) VLAN
10 29 (1.70%) WAN
11 27 (1.58%) TCP/IP
12 22 (1.29%) DHCP
13 20 (1.17%) WAAS
14 19 (1.11%) LAN
15 18 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (1.00%) DMZ
16 17 (1.00%) Wireshark
17 11 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
18 9 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
19 8 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 177 (10.36%) Azure SQL Database
3 136 (7.96%) NoSQL
4 103 (6.03%) Cosmos DB
5 75 (4.39%) Data Lake
6 74 (4.33%) Big Data
7 60 (3.51%) Power BI
8 59 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 53 (3.10%) MongoDB
10 49 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
11 45 (2.63%) Relational Database
12 38 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 30 (1.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.76%) MySQL
14 30 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 22 (1.29%) Redis
17 20 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
18 15 (0.88%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 239 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 210 (12.30%) Jenkins
3 82 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (4.57%) JIRA
5 58 (3.40%) TeamCity
5 58 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
6 51 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
7 36 (2.11%) Bitbucket
8 35 (2.05%) Maven
9 32 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 31 (1.81%) GitLab
11 30 (1.76%) Gradle
12 20 (1.17%) Visual Studio
13 16 (0.94%) IDA Disassembler
14 15 (0.88%) Selenium
14 15 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
15 13 (0.76%) Subversion
16 8 (0.47%) git-flow
16 8 (0.47%) gulp
16 8 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 300 (17.56%) Finance
2 76 (4.45%) Public Sector
3 55 (3.22%) Banking
4 51 (2.99%) Law
5 35 (2.05%) Back Office
6 30 (1.76%) Marketing
7 24 (1.41%) Billing
8 19 (1.11%) Retail
8 19 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.05%) Games
10 16 (0.94%) Local Government
11 15 (0.88%) Legal
12 14 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.35%) Electronics
16 4 (0.23%) Advertising
17 2 (0.12%) German Language
18 1 (0.059%) Italian Language
18 1 (0.059%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 443 (25.94%) Architect
2 284 (16.63%) Developer
3 218 (12.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 197 (11.53%) Azure Engineer
5 177 (10.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 163 (9.54%) Consultant
7 157 (9.19%) Solutions Architect
8 156 (9.13%) Azure Architect
9 146 (8.55%) Cloud Architect
10 128 (7.49%) .NET Developer
11 98 (5.74%) AWS Engineer
12 97 (5.68%) Senior Developer
13 95 (5.56%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 93 (5.44%) Azure Developer
15 92 (5.39%) AWS DevOps
16 86 (5.04%) Azure Consultant
16 86 (5.04%) C# Developer
17 78 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 69 (4.04%) Senior DevOps
19 65 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (22.07%) .NET
2 212 (12.41%) .NET Core
3 202 (11.83%) CSS
4 193 (11.30%) React
5 174 (10.19%) .NET Framework
6 154 (9.02%) Web Services
7 152 (8.90%) jQuery
8 141 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 104 (6.09%) Entity Framework
10 101 (5.91%) HTML
11 90 (5.27%) ASP.NET
11 90 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 74 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 70 (4.10%) ASP.NET Core
13 70 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 70 (4.10%) REST
14 67 (3.92%) Spring
15 63 (3.69%) AngularJS
16 62 (3.63%) Node.js
17 58 (3.40%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 218 (12.76%) Public Cloud
2 198 (11.59%) Cloud Native
3 115 (6.73%) Data Centre
4 114 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 101 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
6 79 (4.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 68 (3.98%) N-Tier
8 60 (3.51%) Management Information System
9 58 (3.40%) Private Cloud
10 43 (2.52%) Reinsurance
11 39 (2.28%) User Experience
12 32 (1.87%) Mobile App
13 29 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
14 28 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
15 24 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
16 22 (1.29%) PKI
17 19 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 17 (1.00%) Client/Server
19 16 (0.94%) Clustering
19 16 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 311 (18.21%) Windows
2 285 (16.69%) Linux
3 156 (9.13%) Windows Server
4 76 (4.45%) Windows Server 2016
5 66 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (3.63%) Windows Server 2019
7 52 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (2.69%) Unix
9 38 (2.22%) Android
10 32 (1.87%) Apple iOS
11 30 (1.76%) Ubuntu
12 22 (1.29%) Windows 10
13 12 (0.70%) VMS
14 10 (0.59%) SUSE
15 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.18%) Solaris
16 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.059%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 825 (48.30%) DevOps
2 715 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 405 (23.71%) Microservices
4 237 (13.88%) Continuous Integration
5 230 (13.47%) Scrum
6 214 (12.53%) Migration
7 210 (12.30%) Analytics
8 204 (11.94%) Configuration Management
9 190 (11.12%) Mentoring
10 183 (10.71%) Deployment Automation
11 175 (10.25%) Test Automation
12 170 (9.95%) MVC
13 165 (9.66%) Infrastructure as Code
14 159 (9.31%) SOA
15 143 (8.37%) ITIL
16 135 (7.90%) Presales
17 133 (7.79%) Software Engineering
18 119 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 116 (6.79%) SOLID
20 105 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 483 (28.28%) SQL
2 468 (27.40%) PowerShell
3 364 (21.31%) C#
4 317 (18.56%) Python
5 261 (15.28%) JavaScript
6 205 (12.00%) Java
7 84 (4.92%) Bash Shell
8 75 (4.39%) TypeScript
9 72 (4.22%) T-SQL
10 70 (4.10%) Go
11 63 (3.69%) Ruby
12 44 (2.58%) Perl
13 25 (1.46%) C++
13 25 (1.46%) PHP
14 24 (1.41%) R
15 19 (1.11%) C
16 16 (0.94%) Groovy
16 16 (0.94%) Scala
17 14 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 13 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 194 (11.36%) Degree
2 162 (9.48%) Security Cleared
3 132 (7.73%) SC Cleared
4 101 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (2.99%) CISSP
5 51 (2.99%) MCSE
6 50 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 38 (2.22%) CISM
9 34 (1.99%) CCNA
10 29 (1.70%) CISA
10 29 (1.70%) Oracle Certification
11 28 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
12 21 (1.23%) MCSA
13 20 (1.17%) AWS Certification
14 19 (1.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 16 (0.94%) CCNP
15 16 (0.94%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (2.11%) QA
3 29 (1.70%) SLA
4 26 (1.52%) NIST
5 20 (1.17%) ITGC
6 19 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 19 (1.11%) GDPR
6 19 (1.11%) HIPAA
7 17 (1.00%) PMBOK
8 16 (0.94%) NCSC
9 15 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (0.70%) PMO
11 10 (0.59%) COBIT
12 9 (0.53%) Data Quality
13 8 (0.47%) ISO 22301
13 8 (0.47%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (0.41%) NIST 800
15 3 (0.18%) COSO
15 3 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 357 (20.90%) Docker
2 324 (18.97%) Active Directory
3 157 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 109 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 57 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (1.35%) vSphere
7 17 (1.00%) VirtualBox
8 13 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (0.70%) KVM
10 9 (0.53%) Xen
11 8 (0.47%) XenApp
12 6 (0.35%) Firmware
13 5 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.23%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.18%) HDFS
15 3 (0.18%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 417 (24.41%) Kubernetes
2 409 (23.95%) Terraform
3 297 (17.39%) Ansible
4 149 (8.72%) Opscode Chef
5 113 (6.62%) Puppet
6 105 (6.15%) SCCM
7 91 (5.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 43 (2.52%) SCOM
9 28 (1.64%) CFEngine
10 25 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
11 23 (1.35%) SCVMM
12 22 (1.29%) Nagios
13 15 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
13 15 (0.88%) Prometheus
14 12 (0.70%) Demisto
14 12 (0.70%) Grafana
15 9 (0.53%) Packer
15 9 (0.53%) WSUS
16 7 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 7 (0.41%) Rancher
Vendors
1 638 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 219 (12.82%) VMware
3 188 (11.01%) Google
4 153 (8.96%) Oracle
5 73 (4.27%) Databricks
6 68 (3.98%) SAP
7 62 (3.63%) Red Hat
8 59 (3.45%) Nintex
9 53 (3.10%) IBM
10 51 (2.99%) Citrix
11 44 (2.58%) Cisco
12 37 (2.17%) Veeam
13 36 (2.11%) SolarWinds
14 35 (2.05%) ServiceNow
15 32 (1.87%) Sparx
15 32 (1.87%) Splunk
16 28 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
17 25 (1.46%) Atlassian
18 24 (1.41%) Dynatrace
19 21 (1.23%) McAfee