Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 347 437
Rank change year-on-year +78 +90 +170
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,098 1,631 1,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 0.93% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.38% 5.30% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,522 1,287 1,070
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,000 £36,250 £41,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -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 39,012 30,772 24,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.09% 17.46% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 31,545 25,240 20,338
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +80 1,983 £67,500 +12.50% 300
London +70 1,051 £72,500 +7.41% 150
UK excluding London +65 981 £60,000 +20.00% 166
South East +31 367 £65,000 +8.33% 60
North of England +96 210 £58,250 +16.50% 24
Midlands +65 205 £57,500 +21.05% 48
West Midlands +57 162 £57,500 +21.05% 41
Yorkshire +66 121 £57,000 +14.00% 8
North West +45 82 £70,000 +32.70% 15
South West +18 73 £50,500 -3.81% 11
Scotland +35 64 £50,000 - 5
East of England +9 48 £76,250 +55.61% 5
East Midlands +29 43 £53,750 +7.50% 7
North East -1 17 £70,000 +84.21% 1
Wales -12 15 £62,750 +75.83% 3
Northern Ireland - 5 £75,000 - 10

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 1,336 (63.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,239 (59.06%) IaaS
3 923 (43.99%) SaaS
4 917 (43.71%) Amazon AWS
5 863 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
6 823 (39.23%) Microsoft
7 789 (37.61%) DevOps
8 475 (22.64%) SQL
9 450 (21.45%) Java
10 423 (20.16%) Finance
11 389 (18.54%) .NET
12 384 (18.30%) SQL Server
12 384 (18.30%) PowerShell
13 371 (17.68%) Windows
14 348 (16.59%) C#
15 341 (16.25%) Docker
16 338 (16.11%) Degree
17 323 (15.40%) Python
18 320 (15.25%) Microservices
19 315 (15.01%) Linux
19 315 (15.01%) Scrum
20 271 (12.92%) Git (software)
21 269 (12.82%) Public Cloud
22 266 (12.68%) Jenkins
23 263 (12.54%) Active Directory
24 262 (12.49%) Ansible
25 255 (12.15%) Migration
26 254 (12.11%) Analytics
27 249 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
28 248 (11.82%) Kubernetes

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
1 127 (6.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 99 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 83 (3.96%) WebLogic
4 76 (3.62%) OpenStack
5 74 (3.53%) Confluence
6 70 (3.34%) IIS
7 68 (3.24%) SharePoint
8 66 (3.15%) WebSphere
9 57 (2.72%) MS Exchange
10 52 (2.48%) JBoss
11 44 (2.10%) Apache Spark
12 43 (2.05%) Apache
13 42 (2.00%) Mule
14 38 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
15 37 (1.76%) CMS
16 32 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
17 28 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 26 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
19 17 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
20 16 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.38%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.14%) Maya
5 3 (0.14%) Moqups
5 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.19%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.095%) Carpe Diem
10 2 (0.095%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.095%) Maximo
10 2 (0.095%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.095%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.048%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.048%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 1,336 (63.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,239 (59.06%) IaaS
3 923 (43.99%) SaaS
4 917 (43.71%) Amazon AWS
5 235 (11.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 197 (9.39%) Office 365
7 175 (8.34%) Cloud Computing
8 141 (6.72%) Serverless
9 105 (5.00%) OpenShift
10 99 (4.72%) GitHub
11 97 (4.62%) IBM Cloud
12 75 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
13 70 (3.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 59 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
15 55 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
16 54 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
17 51 (2.43%) Azure Functions
18 43 (2.05%) Slack
19 42 (2.00%) Azure Machine Learning
20 31 (1.48%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 217 (10.34%) Firewall
2 150 (7.15%) DNS
3 89 (4.24%) Network Security
4 81 (3.86%) DHCP
5 67 (3.19%) VPN
6 62 (2.96%) TCP/IP
7 61 (2.91%) Internet
8 55 (2.62%) SAN
9 52 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 48 (2.29%) WAN
11 45 (2.14%) LAN
12 35 (1.67%) NAS
13 33 (1.57%) SSL
14 31 (1.48%) Software-Defined Networking
15 30 (1.43%) Wireless
16 22 (1.05%) HTTP
17 21 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
18 18 (0.86%) MPLS
18 18 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
19 17 (0.81%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 155 (7.39%) Azure SQL Database
3 143 (6.82%) Big Data
4 117 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 104 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 101 (4.81%) Power BI
7 86 (4.10%) Data Lake
7 86 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 82 (3.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 82 (3.91%) Hadoop
8 82 (3.91%) MongoDB
9 77 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (3.43%) Cosmos DB
11 69 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 62 (2.96%) MySQL
13 50 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
14 48 (2.29%) Relational Database
15 42 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
16 41 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
17 37 (1.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 271 (12.92%) Git (software)
2 266 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 133 (6.34%) JIRA
4 114 (5.43%) Visual Studio
5 86 (4.10%) TeamCity
5 86 (4.10%) Visual Studio Team System
6 84 (4.00%) Maven
7 82 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (2.57%) Selenium
9 52 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 52 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 49 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
11 46 (2.19%) Bitbucket
12 45 (2.14%) Subversion
13 44 (2.10%) JUnit
14 40 (1.91%) SonarQube
15 37 (1.76%) GitLab
16 33 (1.57%) Babel
16 33 (1.57%) Mocha
17 23 (1.10%) CircleCI
General
1 423 (20.16%) Finance
2 137 (6.53%) Retail
3 134 (6.39%) Marketing
4 91 (4.34%) Banking
5 58 (2.76%) Advertising
6 57 (2.72%) Publishing
7 43 (2.05%) Games
8 39 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.76%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.10%) Law
11 22 (1.05%) Legal
12 20 (0.95%) Back Office
13 15 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.71%) Military
14 14 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.62%) Electronics
16 12 (0.57%) German Language
17 9 (0.43%) Automotive
18 7 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 664 (31.65%) Architect
2 329 (15.68%) Developer
3 311 (14.82%) Cloud Architect
4 215 (10.25%) Consultant
5 211 (10.06%) Solutions Architect
6 155 (7.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 154 (7.34%) Azure Architect
8 107 (5.10%) Azure Engineer
9 106 (5.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 106 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 99 (4.72%) .NET Developer
11 86 (4.10%) Azure Consultant
12 85 (4.05%) Senior Developer
13 82 (3.91%) Technical Architect
14 75 (3.57%) C# Developer
14 75 (3.57%) Java Developer
15 74 (3.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 67 (3.19%) Senior Architect
17 66 (3.15%) AWS Architect
17 66 (3.15%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (18.54%) .NET
2 194 (9.25%) HTML
3 164 (7.82%) Web Services
4 162 (7.72%) CSS
5 152 (7.24%) Spring
6 148 (7.05%) Node.js
7 137 (6.53%) Spring Boot
8 134 (6.39%) JSON
9 128 (6.10%) AngularJS
9 128 (6.10%) REST
10 99 (4.72%) .NET Framework
11 89 (4.24%) ASP.NET
12 78 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
13 77 (3.67%) Middleware
14 74 (3.53%) HTML5
15 73 (3.48%) React
16 67 (3.19%) Java EE
17 66 (3.15%) Entity Framework
18 65 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
19 61 (2.91%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 269 (12.82%) Public Cloud
2 179 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 161 (7.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 155 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
5 154 (7.34%) Computer Science
6 127 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
7 122 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
8 116 (5.53%) Management Information System
9 114 (5.43%) Cloud Native
10 94 (4.48%) User Experience
11 75 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
12 72 (3.43%) Mobile App
13 55 (2.62%) Fintech
14 48 (2.29%) PKI
15 44 (2.10%) Blog
15 44 (2.10%) Private Cloud
16 28 (1.33%) CMDB
17 26 (1.24%) Internet of Things
18 24 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
19 23 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 371 (17.68%) Windows
2 315 (15.01%) Linux
3 160 (7.63%) Windows Server
4 100 (4.77%) Unix
5 82 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (3.53%) Windows 10
7 71 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.14%) Android
10 22 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.86%) CentOS
11 18 (0.86%) Solaris
12 16 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.67%) VMS
15 13 (0.62%) Windows 7
16 11 (0.52%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.43%) DC/OS
17 9 (0.43%) Debian
17 9 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (41.13%) Agile Software Development
2 789 (37.61%) DevOps
3 320 (15.25%) Microservices
4 315 (15.01%) Scrum
5 255 (12.15%) Migration
6 254 (12.11%) Analytics
7 249 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
8 243 (11.58%) Project Management
9 239 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
10 217 (10.34%) Presales
11 206 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
12 186 (8.87%) ITIL
13 185 (8.82%) Test Automation
14 169 (8.06%) IT Strategy
15 164 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 160 (7.63%) Software Engineering
17 155 (7.39%) TDD
18 150 (7.15%) SOA
19 147 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 144 (6.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 475 (22.64%) SQL
2 450 (21.45%) Java
3 384 (18.30%) PowerShell
4 348 (16.59%) C#
5 323 (15.40%) Python
6 223 (10.63%) JavaScript
7 139 (6.63%) Bash Shell
8 91 (4.34%) Ruby
9 66 (3.15%) T-SQL
10 64 (3.05%) Perl
11 59 (2.81%) Scala
12 53 (2.53%) Go
13 51 (2.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 48 (2.29%) ES6
15 46 (2.19%) Shell Script
16 41 (1.95%) Java 8
17 37 (1.76%) C++
18 30 (1.43%) PHP
19 28 (1.33%) TypeScript
20 22 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 338 (16.11%) Degree
2 93 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 81 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 66 (3.15%) MCSE
6 56 (2.67%) Master's Degree
7 55 (2.62%) CISSP
8 46 (2.19%) SC Cleared
9 44 (2.10%) PMI Certification
10 43 (2.05%) AWS Certification
11 39 (1.86%) MCSA
12 27 (1.29%) ISEB
13 23 (1.10%) CEH
13 23 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
14 22 (1.05%) PMP
15 21 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
15 21 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
16 12 (0.57%) MCITP
17 11 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (4.24%) GCP
3 84 (4.00%) QA
4 40 (1.91%) GDPR
5 24 (1.14%) SLA
6 20 (0.95%) COBIT
6 20 (0.95%) GPG13
7 18 (0.86%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.33%) GAMP
9 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.29%) PA-DSS
10 4 (0.19%) PMO
10 4 (0.19%) PSD2
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.048%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 341 (16.25%) Docker
2 263 (12.54%) Active Directory
3 156 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 153 (7.29%) Hyper-V
5 41 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 22 (1.05%) XenApp
9 20 (0.95%) VMware NSX
9 20 (0.95%) vSphere
10 13 (0.62%) KVM
11 12 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.52%) vCloud
13 8 (0.38%) BitLocker
14 6 (0.29%) iptables
14 6 (0.29%) oVirt
14 6 (0.29%) QEMU
14 6 (0.29%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.24%) HDFS
16 4 (0.19%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 262 (12.49%) Ansible
2 248 (11.82%) Kubernetes
3 228 (10.87%) Puppet
4 216 (10.30%) Opscode Chef
5 130 (6.20%) Terraform
6 46 (2.19%) SCCM
7 41 (1.95%) SCVMM
8 25 (1.19%) Rancher
8 25 (1.19%) Salt
9 23 (1.10%) SCOM
10 20 (0.95%) SCOrch
11 19 (0.91%) Grafana
11 19 (0.91%) Kibana
12 17 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
13 15 (0.71%) Mesos
13 15 (0.71%) Nagios
14 13 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
14 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
14 13 (0.62%) vRealize
15 11 (0.52%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 823 (39.23%) Microsoft
2 247 (11.77%) Google
3 242 (11.53%) VMware
4 231 (11.01%) Oracle
5 134 (6.39%) IBM
6 118 (5.62%) Red Hat
7 115 (5.48%) SAP
8 111 (5.29%) Cisco
9 98 (4.67%) Citrix
10 78 (3.72%) Splunk
11 57 (2.72%) CheckPoint
12 56 (2.67%) EMC
12 56 (2.67%) NetApp
13 49 (2.34%) AppDynamics
14 34 (1.62%) HP
15 28 (1.33%) Tableau
16 27 (1.29%) Dell
17 26 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
18 25 (1.19%) Atlassian
18 25 (1.19%) Cognizant