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

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 409 522
Rank change year-on-year +141 +113 +176
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,214 1,275 1,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.67% 4.95% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,749 994 840
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,900 £36,250 £38,063
90th Percentile £99,250 £86,250 £91,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,700 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -2.86% +10.53%

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 39,057 25,748 22,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.03% 14.97% 11.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32,053 21,496 19,310
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 April 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 April 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 +144 2,047 £65,000 +13.04% 283
London +191 1,150 £71,000 +9.23% 135
UK excluding London +55 959 £52,700 +3.33% 164
South East -55 254 £55,000 -8.33% 66
North of England +31 238 £60,000 +20.00% 28
Midlands +121 224 £52,500 - 29
West Midlands +76 169 £52,500 - 22
Yorkshire +46 128 £70,000 +40.00% 11
North West -24 88 £47,500 -6.86% 14
Scotland +38 79 £50,000 -23.08% 9
South West -9 79 £50,000 +11.11% 21
East of England +3 72 £82,000 +92.94% 4
East Midlands +48 55 £67,500 +35.00% 7
Wales 0 27 £40,000 +15.11% 3
North East -10 22 £70,000 +84.21% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,470 (66.40%) IaaS
2 1,240 (56.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,067 (48.19%) SaaS
4 925 (41.78%) Amazon AWS
5 847 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
6 796 (35.95%) Microsoft
7 702 (31.71%) DevOps
8 479 (21.64%) SQL
9 465 (21.00%) Finance
10 464 (20.96%) Windows
11 396 (17.89%) Linux
12 380 (17.16%) .NET
13 377 (17.03%) Java
14 372 (16.80%) PowerShell
15 356 (16.08%) Active Directory
16 355 (16.03%) SQL Server
17 346 (15.63%) Python
18 332 (15.00%) C#
19 331 (14.95%) Git (software)
20 320 (14.45%) Migration
21 307 (13.87%) Presales
22 302 (13.64%) Office 365
23 294 (13.28%) JavaScript
24 291 (13.14%) VMware
25 273 (12.33%) Jenkins
26 267 (12.06%) Scrum
27 265 (11.97%) Docker
28 262 (11.83%) Microservices
29 254 (11.47%) Degree
30 253 (11.43%) HTML

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 (5.87%) SharePoint
2 107 (4.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 96 (4.34%) Tomcat
4 81 (3.66%) MS Exchange
5 74 (3.34%) Confluence
6 62 (2.80%) OpenStack
7 54 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
8 50 (2.26%) IIS
8 50 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 45 (2.03%) Apache
9 45 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
10 42 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 37 (1.67%) Mule
12 34 (1.54%) Apache Spark
12 34 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 32 (1.45%) CMS
13 32 (1.45%) JBoss
14 31 (1.40%) nginx
15 23 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.045%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 61 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
4 14 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.32%) Magento
6 6 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.14%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.090%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.090%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.090%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.090%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.045%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.045%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.045%) Shopify
10 1 (0.045%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,470 (66.40%) IaaS
2 1,240 (56.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,067 (48.19%) SaaS
4 925 (41.78%) Amazon AWS
5 302 (13.64%) Office 365
6 196 (8.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 194 (8.76%) Cloud Computing
8 161 (7.27%) Serverless
9 91 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 75 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 62 (2.80%) OpenShift
12 61 (2.76%) GitHub
13 51 (2.30%) Azure Data Factory
14 48 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
15 45 (2.03%) IBM Cloud
16 42 (1.90%) Slack
17 40 (1.81%) Bluemix
18 32 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
19 29 (1.31%) npm
20 21 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 206 (9.30%) Firewall
2 105 (4.74%) WAN
3 99 (4.47%) VPN
4 96 (4.34%) LAN
5 89 (4.02%) Network Security
6 83 (3.75%) DNS
7 58 (2.62%) Wireless
8 53 (2.39%) SAN
9 50 (2.26%) HTTP
10 45 (2.03%) DHCP
11 43 (1.94%) TCP/IP
12 36 (1.63%) MPLS
12 36 (1.63%) SSL
13 32 (1.45%) Unified Communications
14 28 (1.26%) NAS
15 24 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
16 23 (1.04%) Skype
17 21 (0.95%) VoIP
18 20 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
19 19 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 146 (6.59%) NoSQL
3 117 (5.28%) MongoDB
4 111 (5.01%) Big Data
5 86 (3.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 75 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 67 (3.03%) MySQL
8 61 (2.76%) Relational Database
9 59 (2.66%) Power BI
9 59 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 57 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
11 56 (2.53%) Cosmos DB
12 55 (2.48%) Oracle Database
13 54 (2.44%) Data Lake
14 51 (2.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 50 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
16 48 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 46 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
18 40 (1.81%) Hadoop
18 40 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 331 (14.95%) Git (software)
2 273 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 192 (8.67%) Visual Studio
4 148 (6.68%) Visual Studio Team System
5 138 (6.23%) JIRA
6 94 (4.25%) Maven
7 81 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 71 (3.21%) JUnit
9 60 (2.71%) TeamCity
10 57 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 53 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
12 48 (2.17%) Gradle
13 45 (2.03%) Selenium
14 41 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
14 41 (1.85%) Subversion
15 38 (1.72%) SonarQube
16 34 (1.54%) Babel
17 33 (1.49%) Mocha
18 31 (1.40%) gulp
18 31 (1.40%) NUnit
General
1 465 (21.00%) Finance
2 150 (6.78%) Marketing
3 140 (6.32%) Retail
4 101 (4.56%) Banking
5 64 (2.89%) Games
6 55 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 51 (2.30%) Publishing
8 39 (1.76%) Telecoms
9 38 (1.72%) Advertising
10 34 (1.54%) Back Office
11 27 (1.22%) Legal
12 23 (1.04%) Law
13 21 (0.95%) Billing
14 17 (0.77%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.45%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.36%) Electronics
16 8 (0.36%) German Language
16 8 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.32%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 720 (32.52%) Architect
2 345 (15.58%) Cloud Architect
3 327 (14.77%) Developer
4 264 (11.92%) Solutions Architect
5 244 (11.02%) Consultant
6 174 (7.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 142 (6.41%) Azure Architect
8 131 (5.92%) Cloud Engineer
9 123 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 91 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
11 87 (3.93%) Azure Consultant
12 81 (3.66%) Technical Architect
13 80 (3.61%) Cloud Consultant
13 80 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 79 (3.57%) C# Developer
15 77 (3.48%) Enterprise Architect
16 76 (3.43%) .NET Developer
17 74 (3.34%) Senior Developer
18 69 (3.12%) Lead Architect
19 58 (2.62%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (17.16%) .NET
2 253 (11.43%) HTML
3 239 (10.79%) CSS
4 199 (8.99%) Web Services
5 170 (7.68%) ASP.NET
6 167 (7.54%) Node.js
7 149 (6.73%) REST
8 147 (6.64%) AngularJS
9 130 (5.87%) Middleware
10 129 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 123 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 120 (5.42%) JSON
13 115 (5.19%) .NET Framework
14 109 (4.92%) Spring
15 103 (4.65%) HTML5
16 94 (4.25%) Entity Framework
17 91 (4.11%) WCF
18 87 (3.93%) RESTful
19 80 (3.61%) React
20 73 (3.30%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 219 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 190 (8.58%) Public Cloud
3 157 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
5 129 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 124 (5.60%) Computer Science
7 118 (5.33%) User Experience
8 116 (5.24%) Management Information System
9 77 (3.48%) Cloud Native
10 70 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
11 60 (2.71%) Private Cloud
12 58 (2.62%) Mobile App
13 37 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
14 33 (1.49%) Mainframe
15 28 (1.26%) Social Media
16 25 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
16 25 (1.13%) Market Risk
17 24 (1.08%) Virtual Team
18 21 (0.95%) Fintech
18 21 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 464 (20.96%) Windows
2 396 (17.89%) Linux
3 171 (7.72%) Windows Server
4 133 (6.01%) Unix
5 68 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (2.53%) Solaris
8 48 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (2.03%) Android
10 40 (1.81%) Apple iOS
11 36 (1.63%) Windows 10
12 27 (1.22%) CentOS
13 21 (0.95%) VMS
14 18 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.72%) AIX
15 16 (0.72%) HPUX
16 14 (0.63%) Nucleus RTOS
17 11 (0.50%) Windows 7
18 8 (0.36%) Debian
19 7 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 702 (31.71%) DevOps
3 320 (14.45%) Migration
4 307 (13.87%) Presales
5 267 (12.06%) Scrum
6 262 (11.83%) Microservices
7 253 (11.43%) Analytics
8 234 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
9 231 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
10 220 (9.94%) TDD
11 208 (9.39%) ITIL
12 200 (9.03%) Service Delivery
13 187 (8.45%) Project Management
14 173 (7.81%) Software Engineering
15 172 (7.77%) MVC
16 170 (7.68%) IT Strategy
17 162 (7.32%) Test Automation
18 161 (7.27%) CRM
19 156 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
20 153 (6.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 479 (21.64%) SQL
2 377 (17.03%) Java
3 372 (16.80%) PowerShell
4 346 (15.63%) Python
5 332 (15.00%) C#
6 294 (13.28%) JavaScript
7 125 (5.65%) Bash Shell
8 103 (4.65%) Ruby
9 67 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 64 (2.89%) Perl
11 55 (2.48%) T-SQL
12 43 (1.94%) Java 8
12 43 (1.94%) Scala
13 40 (1.81%) PHP
14 39 (1.76%) ES6
15 33 (1.49%) Groovy
16 32 (1.45%) C
17 30 (1.36%) Go
18 25 (1.13%) C++
19 22 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 254 (11.47%) Degree
2 132 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 95 (4.29%) MCSE
4 80 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 60 (2.71%) AWS Certification
6 58 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 48 (2.17%) MCSA
8 46 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (1.90%) TOGAF Certification
10 36 (1.63%) CISSP
11 27 (1.22%) SC Cleared
12 24 (1.08%) CCNP
13 21 (0.95%) MCP
14 20 (0.90%) ISEB
15 19 (0.86%) CCDP
15 19 (0.86%) CISM
16 15 (0.68%) MCITP
17 14 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
18 13 (0.59%) Master's Degree
18 13 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (5.56%) QA
2 74 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (2.76%) GCP
4 48 (2.17%) GDPR
5 35 (1.58%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (0.54%) PSD2
8 11 (0.50%) SLA
9 9 (0.41%) PA-DSS
10 7 (0.32%) COBIT
11 6 (0.27%) GPG13
11 6 (0.27%) PMO
12 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.18%) ISO 31000
13 3 (0.14%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.090%) COSO
14 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 2 (0.090%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 356 (16.08%) Active Directory
2 265 (11.97%) Docker
3 194 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 155 (7.00%) Hyper-V
5 49 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (1.26%) XenApp
8 24 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (0.68%) vSphere
10 14 (0.63%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.54%) VMware NSX
12 8 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.32%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.32%) Squid
14 6 (0.27%) KVM
14 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.23%) HDFS
15 5 (0.23%) iptables
15 5 (0.23%) QEMU
16 4 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 248 (11.20%) Ansible
2 245 (11.07%) Opscode Chef
3 222 (10.03%) Puppet
4 153 (6.91%) Kubernetes
5 87 (3.93%) Terraform
6 58 (2.62%) SCCM
7 37 (1.67%) SCOM
8 25 (1.13%) Salt
9 24 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
10 21 (0.95%) Tivoli
11 18 (0.81%) Nagios
12 17 (0.77%) SCVMM
13 16 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 14 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
14 14 (0.63%) vCenter Server
15 13 (0.59%) Mesos
15 13 (0.59%) Packer
16 10 (0.45%) Kibana
16 10 (0.45%) NetBackup
17 9 (0.41%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 796 (35.95%) Microsoft
2 291 (13.14%) VMware
3 241 (10.89%) Google
4 175 (7.90%) Oracle
5 122 (5.51%) IBM
6 121 (5.47%) Cisco
7 94 (4.25%) Citrix
8 79 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 75 (3.39%) Splunk
10 61 (2.76%) AppDynamics
11 55 (2.48%) SAP
12 48 (2.17%) CheckPoint
13 46 (2.08%) HP
13 46 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
14 37 (1.67%) Sitecore
15 36 (1.63%) NetApp
16 30 (1.36%) EMC
16 30 (1.36%) PayPal
17 29 (1.31%) Apple
18 28 (1.26%) Tableau