Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 326 417
Rank change year-on-year +87 +91 +193
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,241 1,791 1,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.00% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.72% 5.18% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,644 1,411 1,070
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,700 £52,500
% change year-on-year +13.85% +0.38% -1.87%

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 39,186 34,594 24,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.54% 19.25% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31,352 28,528 20,636
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +104 2,155 £67,500 +3.85% 343
London +79 1,203 £75,000 +7.14% 135
UK excluding London +99 994 £60,000 +13.85% 237
South East +116 412 £60,000 +6.67% 54
Midlands +111 219 £57,875 +15.75% 64
North of England +69 183 £60,000 +9.09% 55
West Midlands +77 171 £58,250 +22.63% 44
Yorkshire +59 100 £52,500 -12.50% 16
North West +34 80 £70,000 +33.33% 30
South West +2 67 £55,000 +4.76% 26
East of England +21 61 £60,000 -14.29% 10
East Midlands +49 47 £52,500 -26.32% 19
Scotland +22 37 £67,500 +42.11% 13
Wales -34 21 £56,000 +49.33% 3
North East +6 19 £70,000 - 9
Northern Ireland -19 3 £51,250 -36.73% 13

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,448 (64.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,247 (55.64%) IaaS
3 987 (44.04%) SaaS
4 963 (42.97%) Microsoft
5 919 (41.01%) Amazon AWS
6 872 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
7 810 (36.14%) DevOps
8 571 (25.48%) SQL
9 471 (21.02%) Java
10 414 (18.47%) Docker
11 411 (18.34%) Microservices
12 409 (18.25%) .NET
13 403 (17.98%) Windows
14 394 (17.58%) SQL Server
15 383 (17.09%) PowerShell
16 368 (16.42%) Finance
17 335 (14.95%) C#
18 322 (14.37%) Kubernetes
19 320 (14.28%) Linux
20 317 (14.15%) Google
20 317 (14.15%) Degree
21 313 (13.97%) Active Directory
22 300 (13.39%) Oracle
23 294 (13.12%) Migration
23 294 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
24 293 (13.07%) Python
25 287 (12.81%) Git (software)
26 285 (12.72%) Public Cloud
26 285 (12.72%) Google Cloud Platform
27 275 (12.27%) Scrum

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
1 143 (6.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 106 (4.73%) WebLogic
3 83 (3.70%) IIS
4 75 (3.35%) OpenStack
5 73 (3.26%) MS Exchange
6 68 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 67 (2.99%) WebSphere
8 64 (2.86%) Confluence
9 59 (2.63%) SharePoint
10 48 (2.14%) Apache
10 48 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
11 46 (2.05%) Apache Spark
12 45 (2.01%) Skype for Business
13 44 (1.96%) JBoss
14 42 (1.87%) CMS
15 39 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 33 (1.47%) Mule
17 28 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
18 23 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
19 20 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.80%) Chatbot
3 17 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) Maya
7 2 (0.089%) Snapchat
7 2 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.045%) HipChat
8 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
3 13 (0.58%) thinkFolio
4 12 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.31%) SAP GRC
8 6 (0.27%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.22%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
10 4 (0.18%) SAP ECC
11 3 (0.13%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.089%) Maximo
13 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle Cash Management
13 1 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
13 1 (0.045%) R3 Corda
13 1 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 1 (0.045%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,448 (64.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,247 (55.64%) IaaS
3 987 (44.04%) SaaS
4 919 (41.01%) Amazon AWS
5 285 (12.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 214 (9.55%) Office 365
7 185 (8.26%) Serverless
8 159 (7.10%) OpenShift
9 115 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
10 102 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
11 88 (3.93%) GitHub
12 85 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
13 72 (3.21%) Azure Functions
14 63 (2.81%) Azure Data Factory
15 56 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
16 53 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
17 45 (2.01%) Amazon S3
18 44 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
19 37 (1.65%) Apigee
20 35 (1.56%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 235 (10.49%) Firewall
2 171 (7.63%) DNS
3 91 (4.06%) TCP/IP
4 83 (3.70%) VPN
5 68 (3.03%) DHCP
6 66 (2.95%) Internet
7 60 (2.68%) Network Security
8 57 (2.54%) SAN
9 48 (2.14%) LAN
10 44 (1.96%) WAN
11 37 (1.65%) SSL
12 30 (1.34%) Skype
13 28 (1.25%) Unified Communications
13 28 (1.25%) Wireless
14 26 (1.16%) HTTP
15 23 (1.03%) NAS
15 23 (1.03%) Software-Defined Networking
16 21 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
16 21 (0.94%) Reverse Proxy
17 20 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 186 (8.30%) Azure SQL Database
3 182 (8.12%) Big Data
4 140 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 131 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
6 128 (5.71%) Power BI
7 109 (4.86%) MongoDB
8 101 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 85 (3.79%) Relational Database
10 83 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 83 (3.70%) Cosmos DB
10 83 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 78 (3.48%) Hadoop
12 77 (3.44%) Data Lake
13 72 (3.21%) MySQL
13 72 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 71 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
15 60 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
16 58 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
17 56 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 287 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 272 (12.14%) Jenkins
3 129 (5.76%) JIRA
4 119 (5.31%) Visual Studio Team System
5 117 (5.22%) Visual Studio
6 116 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 104 (4.64%) TeamCity
8 72 (3.21%) Octopus Deploy
9 66 (2.95%) Maven
10 46 (2.05%) Selenium
11 39 (1.74%) Bitbucket
11 39 (1.74%) GitLab
12 36 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 36 (1.61%) SonarQube
13 32 (1.43%) CircleCI
14 31 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
15 30 (1.34%) Subversion
16 23 (1.03%) Codeship
17 20 (0.89%) Cucumber
18 19 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 368 (16.42%) Finance
2 122 (5.44%) Marketing
3 106 (4.73%) Retail
4 81 (3.61%) Banking
5 38 (1.70%) Games
6 32 (1.43%) Advertising
7 30 (1.34%) Publishing
8 27 (1.20%) Legal
9 25 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 18 (0.80%) Electronics
10 18 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.76%) French Language
11 17 (0.76%) German Language
12 15 (0.67%) Military
13 13 (0.58%) Automotive
13 13 (0.58%) Back Office
13 13 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 12 (0.54%) Law
14 12 (0.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 769 (34.32%) Architect
2 336 (14.99%) Cloud Architect
3 288 (12.85%) Developer
4 275 (12.27%) Solutions Architect
5 237 (10.58%) Consultant
6 217 (9.68%) Azure Architect
7 168 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 106 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 101 (4.51%) Azure Engineer
10 99 (4.42%) AWS Architect
11 97 (4.33%) Technical Architect
12 96 (4.28%) Software Engineer
13 95 (4.24%) Azure Consultant
13 95 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
14 88 (3.93%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 71 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
15 71 (3.17%) Java Developer
16 68 (3.03%) Senior Developer
17 66 (2.95%) Data Architect
18 64 (2.86%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (18.25%) .NET
2 164 (7.32%) Web Services
3 158 (7.05%) REST
4 155 (6.92%) HTML
5 150 (6.69%) Spring
6 139 (6.20%) Spring Boot
7 122 (5.44%) AngularJS
8 120 (5.35%) Node.js
9 114 (5.09%) CSS
10 109 (4.86%) React
11 105 (4.69%) JSON
12 93 (4.15%) Java EE
13 86 (3.84%) .NET Framework
13 86 (3.84%) ASP.NET
14 81 (3.61%) SOAP
15 80 (3.57%) Kafka
16 79 (3.53%) .NET Core
17 62 (2.77%) RESTful
18 61 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
19 57 (2.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 285 (12.72%) Public Cloud
2 209 (9.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 172 (7.68%) Data Centre
4 148 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 139 (6.20%) Cloud Native
6 111 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
6 111 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
7 102 (4.55%) Management Information System
8 87 (3.88%) User Experience
9 69 (3.08%) Fintech
10 61 (2.72%) Mobile App
11 55 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
12 46 (2.05%) Blog
13 44 (1.96%) Private Cloud
14 43 (1.92%) PKI
15 34 (1.52%) Virtual Team
16 32 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
17 25 (1.12%) Replication
18 22 (0.98%) Clustering
19 18 (0.80%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 403 (17.98%) Windows
2 320 (14.28%) Linux
3 164 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 138 (6.16%) Unix
5 70 (3.12%) Windows 10
6 61 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 31 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (1.16%) Android
11 22 (0.98%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.62%) DC/OS
13 13 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 11 (0.49%) AIX
14 11 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.45%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 872 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 810 (36.14%) DevOps
3 411 (18.34%) Microservices
4 294 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
4 294 (13.12%) Migration
5 275 (12.27%) Scrum
6 259 (11.56%) Analytics
7 258 (11.51%) Presales
8 235 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
9 228 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
10 224 (10.00%) Project Management
11 218 (9.73%) SOA
12 204 (9.10%) Software Engineering
13 182 (8.12%) Test Automation
14 179 (7.99%) Continuous Improvement
14 179 (7.99%) ITIL
15 176 (7.85%) Mentoring
16 175 (7.81%) TOGAF
17 170 (7.59%) Thought Leadership
18 157 (7.01%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 571 (25.48%) SQL
2 471 (21.02%) Java
3 383 (17.09%) PowerShell
4 335 (14.95%) C#
5 293 (13.07%) Python
6 224 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 141 (6.29%) Bash Shell
8 83 (3.70%) Ruby
9 67 (2.99%) Go
10 58 (2.59%) T-SQL
11 56 (2.50%) Perl
12 47 (2.10%) PHP
13 46 (2.05%) Shell Script
14 42 (1.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 40 (1.78%) R
16 39 (1.74%) C++
17 34 (1.52%) Scala
18 29 (1.29%) TypeScript
19 28 (1.25%) C
20 27 (1.20%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 317 (14.15%) Degree
2 92 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 57 (2.54%) AWS Certification
5 56 (2.50%) Master's Degree
6 47 (2.10%) MCSE
6 47 (2.10%) Security Cleared
7 39 (1.74%) CISSP
8 36 (1.61%) SC Cleared
9 33 (1.47%) PMI Certification
10 32 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 30 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
13 24 (1.07%) MCSA
14 20 (0.89%) CEH
14 20 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
15 18 (0.80%) ISEB
16 17 (0.76%) CCNA
17 15 (0.67%) PMP
18 14 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.97%) QA
2 66 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (2.23%) GDPR
4 30 (1.34%) SLA
5 26 (1.16%) COBIT
6 22 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.67%) GPG13
8 13 (0.58%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (0.31%) GAMP
12 6 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.27%) PMO
13 5 (0.22%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.045%) Government Security Classifications
15 1 (0.045%) PSD2
System Software
1 414 (18.47%) Docker
2 313 (13.97%) Active Directory
3 161 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 131 (5.85%) Hyper-V
5 36 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 23 (1.03%) XenApp
8 20 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (0.89%) vSphere
9 11 (0.49%) VMware NSX
10 10 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.31%) KVM
12 6 (0.27%) GPFS
12 6 (0.27%) oVirt
12 6 (0.27%) vCloud
12 6 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.18%) Ceph
14 3 (0.13%) HDFS
14 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 322 (14.37%) Kubernetes
2 237 (10.58%) Ansible
3 226 (10.08%) Puppet
4 197 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
5 140 (6.25%) Terraform
6 49 (2.19%) SCCM
7 40 (1.78%) SCVMM
7 40 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
8 26 (1.16%) Mesos
9 23 (1.03%) Packer
9 23 (1.03%) SCOM
10 22 (0.98%) CFEngine
10 22 (0.98%) Grafana
10 22 (0.98%) Rancher
11 18 (0.80%) Automic
11 18 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
12 17 (0.76%) Nagios
12 17 (0.76%) SCOrch
13 16 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 963 (42.97%) Microsoft
2 317 (14.15%) Google
3 300 (13.39%) Oracle
4 248 (11.07%) VMware
5 144 (6.43%) Red Hat
6 135 (6.02%) SAP
7 129 (5.76%) IBM
8 95 (4.24%) Cisco
9 80 (3.57%) Citrix
10 53 (2.37%) Atlassian
11 49 (2.19%) Splunk
12 44 (1.96%) CheckPoint
12 44 (1.96%) NetApp
13 42 (1.87%) EMC
14 36 (1.61%) Telerik
15 32 (1.43%) AppDynamics
16 31 (1.38%) Tableau
17 30 (1.34%) SaltStack
18 29 (1.29%) Cadence
19 28 (1.25%) Symantec