Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 243 310
Rank change year-on-year +33 +67 +117
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,965 2,187 1,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.57% 1.44% 1.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.66% 5.48% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,444 1,576 1,497
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +13.21% +0.95%

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 42,198 39,921 36,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.66% 26.26% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 34,306 31,855 30,178
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
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 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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 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 +29 1,812 £65,500 -2.96% 332
UK excluding London +81 1,006 £60,000 - 219
London -33 836 £75,000 - 132
South East +61 382 £62,500 +4.17% 57
Midlands +20 211 £60,000 - 55
North of England +79 194 £55,000 -5.17% 53
West Midlands +5 146 £60,000 - 40
North West +99 128 £54,486 -22.16% 21
East of England +117 108 £59,000 -1.67% 16
East Midlands +47 63 £67,500 +22.73% 15
Yorkshire -6 52 £61,750 +17.62% 22
Scotland +45 47 £60,000 -17.24% 12
South West +7 47 £50,000 -13.04% 17
North East +17 14 £54,486 -22.16% 10
Wales -12 12 £50,000 -6.54% 7
Northern Ireland +4 5 £48,750 -27.78% 2

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1,400 (71.25%) Azure
2 1,114 (56.69%) IaaS
3 816 (41.53%) AWS
4 792 (40.31%) SaaS
5 765 (38.93%) DevOps
6 721 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
7 680 (34.61%) Microsoft
8 433 (22.04%) SQL
9 396 (20.15%) C#
10 387 (19.69%) .NET
11 341 (17.35%) Finance
12 332 (16.90%) PowerShell
13 330 (16.79%) Linux
14 328 (16.69%) Windows
15 303 (15.42%) SQL Server
16 296 (15.06%) Migration
17 293 (14.91%) Kubernetes
18 290 (14.76%) Docker
19 278 (14.15%) Terraform
20 275 (13.99%) Microservices
21 273 (13.89%) Python
22 262 (13.33%) Office 365
23 260 (13.23%) JavaScript
24 255 (12.98%) Active Directory
25 251 (12.77%) Ansible
26 233 (11.86%) Firewall
27 206 (10.48%) Serverless
28 202 (10.28%) VMware
29 201 (10.23%) Java
30 199 (10.13%) Data Centre

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
1 130 (6.62%) IIS
2 76 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 58 (2.95%) Apache Spark
3 58 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 43 (2.19%) Confluence
6 41 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
7 37 (1.88%) Skype for Business
8 28 (1.42%) CMS
9 27 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 22 (1.12%) nginx
10 22 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 19 (0.97%) OpenStack
12 17 (0.87%) Apache
13 15 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (0.66%) MS Exchange
15 11 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
16 10 (0.51%) Mule
17 8 (0.41%) Apache Pig
17 8 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.22%) Chatbot
3 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.10%) Gliffy
6 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
3 10 (0.51%) HFM
3 10 (0.51%) Oracle FAH
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.25%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.051%) Actimize
10 1 (0.051%) Cognos TM1
10 1 (0.051%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,400 (71.25%) Azure
2 1,114 (56.69%) IaaS
3 816 (41.53%) AWS
4 792 (40.31%) SaaS
5 262 (13.33%) Office 365
6 206 (10.48%) Serverless
7 166 (8.45%) GCP
8 116 (5.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 113 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
10 80 (4.07%) AWS CloudFormation
11 73 (3.72%) Power Platform
12 71 (3.61%) Azure Data Factory
13 66 (3.36%) Azure Functions
14 54 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
15 49 (2.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 46 (2.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 46 (2.34%) OpenShift
17 45 (2.29%) Amazon S3
18 41 (2.09%) Amazon ECS
19 34 (1.73%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 233 (11.86%) Firewall
2 80 (4.07%) VPN
3 75 (3.82%) DNS
4 54 (2.75%) WAN
5 53 (2.70%) LAN
6 52 (2.65%) HTTP
7 46 (2.34%) Network Security
8 42 (2.14%) Internet
9 37 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 37 (1.88%) Skype
10 35 (1.78%) TCP/IP
11 34 (1.73%) SAN
12 33 (1.68%) Wireless
13 24 (1.22%) VLAN
14 22 (1.12%) SSL
15 20 (1.02%) VoIP
16 16 (0.81%) DHCP
17 13 (0.66%) Kerberos
18 12 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 159 (8.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 106 (5.39%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (4.33%) Big Data
5 72 (3.66%) Power BI
6 69 (3.51%) Hadoop
7 66 (3.36%) Data Lake
8 62 (3.16%) NoSQL
9 51 (2.60%) Cosmos DB
10 46 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 45 (2.29%) MySQL
12 43 (2.19%) Relational Database
13 39 (1.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 38 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 35 (1.78%) Redis
16 34 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 34 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 33 (1.68%) MongoDB
18 32 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
19 31 (1.58%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 164 (8.35%) Jenkins
2 144 (7.33%) Git (software)
3 99 (5.04%) JIRA
4 73 (3.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 60 (3.05%) Maven
6 57 (2.90%) TeamCity
7 53 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 47 (2.39%) Visual Studio
9 39 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 35 (1.78%) Selenium
11 30 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (1.37%) JUnit
13 24 (1.22%) Bitbucket
14 23 (1.17%) Cucumber
14 23 (1.17%) SpecFlow
15 22 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
16 20 (1.02%) gulp
17 19 (0.97%) Gradle
18 17 (0.87%) SonarQube
19 16 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 341 (17.35%) Finance
2 75 (3.82%) Retail
3 72 (3.66%) Marketing
4 64 (3.26%) Public Sector
5 52 (2.65%) Banking
6 47 (2.39%) Legal
7 39 (1.98%) Back Office
8 37 (1.88%) Law
9 35 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 30 (1.53%) Games
11 22 (1.12%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.66%) Advertising
14 12 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.56%) Billing
15 11 (0.56%) Electronics
16 9 (0.46%) Publishing
17 8 (0.41%) French Language
17 8 (0.41%) German Language
18 7 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 603 (30.69%) Architect
2 338 (17.20%) Developer
3 231 (11.76%) Consultant
4 226 (11.50%) Solutions Architect
5 205 (10.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 175 (8.91%) Azure Architect
7 173 (8.80%) Cloud Architect
8 139 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 128 (6.51%) Azure Engineer
9 128 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
10 115 (5.85%) Technical Architect
11 114 (5.80%) Azure Consultant
12 104 (5.29%) .NET Developer
13 94 (4.78%) C# Developer
14 83 (4.22%) Senior Architect
15 74 (3.77%) Senior Developer
16 63 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
17 61 (3.10%) Azure Developer
18 56 (2.85%) Platform Engineer
19 55 (2.80%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (19.69%) .NET
2 171 (8.70%) Web Services
3 144 (7.33%) CSS
4 140 (7.12%) HTML
5 105 (5.34%) ASP.NET
6 101 (5.14%) REST
7 93 (4.73%) Node.js
8 88 (4.48%) .NET Core
9 86 (4.38%) React
10 82 (4.17%) JSON
11 79 (4.02%) RESTful
12 74 (3.77%) AngularJS
12 74 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 73 (3.72%) Elastic Stack
14 63 (3.21%) XML
15 56 (2.85%) .NET Framework
16 53 (2.70%) SOAP
17 52 (2.65%) Middleware
18 50 (2.54%) Spring
19 49 (2.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 199 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 193 (9.82%) Public Cloud
3 172 (8.75%) Hybrid Cloud
4 136 (6.92%) Cloud Native
5 131 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 92 (4.68%) Mobile App
7 85 (4.33%) User Experience
8 74 (3.77%) Management Information System
9 73 (3.72%) Private Cloud
10 68 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
11 64 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
12 58 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
13 44 (2.24%) Algorithms
14 35 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 34 (1.73%) Enterprise Cloud
16 32 (1.63%) Clustering
17 22 (1.12%) N-Tier
18 20 (1.02%) Virtual Team
19 17 (0.87%) Blog
19 17 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 330 (16.79%) Linux
2 328 (16.69%) Windows
3 157 (7.99%) Windows Server
4 64 (3.26%) Windows 10
5 49 (2.49%) Unix
6 35 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.42%) Android
8 18 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.66%) CentOS
11 12 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.20%) AIX
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.20%) Solaris
13 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 765 (38.93%) DevOps
2 721 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (15.06%) Migration
4 275 (13.99%) Microservices
5 199 (10.13%) Infrastructure as Code
6 183 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
6 183 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 179 (9.11%) Analytics
8 177 (9.01%) ITIL
9 169 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
10 168 (8.55%) Presales
10 168 (8.55%) TDD
11 162 (8.24%) Mentoring
12 160 (8.14%) Scrum
13 148 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
14 146 (7.43%) Configuration Management
15 143 (7.28%) Project Delivery
16 142 (7.23%) SDLC
16 142 (7.23%) SOA
17 137 (6.97%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 433 (22.04%) SQL
2 396 (20.15%) C#
3 332 (16.90%) PowerShell
4 273 (13.89%) Python
5 260 (13.23%) JavaScript
6 201 (10.23%) Java
7 118 (6.01%) Bash Shell
8 92 (4.68%) Ruby
9 59 (3.00%) Go
10 53 (2.70%) PHP
11 42 (2.14%) Perl
12 37 (1.88%) T-SQL
13 30 (1.53%) Java 8
14 27 (1.37%) Scala
15 24 (1.22%) PL/SQL
15 24 (1.22%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.17%) Groovy
17 17 (0.87%) C
18 16 (0.81%) C++
18 16 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 123 (6.26%) Degree
2 96 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 51 (2.60%) AWS Certification
5 46 (2.34%) CISSP
5 46 (2.34%) MCSE
6 42 (2.14%) SC Cleared
7 41 (2.09%) MCSA
8 36 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 34 (1.73%) CISM
9 34 (1.73%) PhD
10 29 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
11 23 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (0.97%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.87%) CCNA
14 15 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.71%) MCSD
16 11 (0.56%) MCTS
17 6 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 5 (0.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.87%) QA
2 48 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (1.78%) GDPR
4 34 (1.73%) SLA
5 31 (1.58%) Data Quality
6 28 (1.42%) PCI DSS
7 27 (1.37%) NIST
8 12 (0.61%) NCSC
9 8 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.36%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (0.15%) PMO
13 2 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.051%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.051%) NIST 800
14 1 (0.051%) PSD2
14 1 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 290 (14.76%) Docker
2 255 (12.98%) Active Directory
3 144 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 119 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 40 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.02%) HDFS
7 17 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.61%) vSphere
9 7 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.31%) XenApp
11 5 (0.25%) LXC
12 4 (0.20%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.15%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.15%) KVM
13 3 (0.15%) vCloud
14 2 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 293 (14.91%) Kubernetes
2 278 (14.15%) Terraform
3 251 (12.77%) Ansible
4 197 (10.03%) Puppet
5 184 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
6 115 (5.85%) SCCM
7 69 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
8 35 (1.78%) Kibana
8 35 (1.78%) logstash
9 29 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
10 23 (1.17%) ZABBIX
11 22 (1.12%) WSUS
12 21 (1.07%) Salt
13 20 (1.02%) Nagios
14 19 (0.97%) Rancher
14 19 (0.97%) SCVMM
15 18 (0.92%) Backup Exec
16 17 (0.87%) Grafana
16 17 (0.87%) Packer
17 16 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 680 (34.61%) Microsoft
2 202 (10.28%) VMware
3 179 (9.11%) Oracle
4 122 (6.21%) Google
5 86 (4.38%) Cisco
6 71 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 67 (3.41%) Splunk
8 61 (3.10%) SAP
9 53 (2.70%) IBM
10 46 (2.34%) Citrix
11 41 (2.09%) Xamarin
12 35 (1.78%) Tableau
13 33 (1.68%) Databricks
14 29 (1.48%) Cloudera
14 29 (1.48%) Red Hat
15 28 (1.42%) HP
16 21 (1.07%) Veeam
17 20 (1.02%) Hortonworks
18 19 (0.97%) EqualLogic
19 18 (0.92%) Juniper