Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 330 408 599
Rank change year-on-year +78 +191 +177
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1768 1426 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.75% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.24% 5.76% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1096 701
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +15.79%

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 33756 24748 20386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.74% 13.01% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 27793 20837 16907
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.84%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +73 1601 £65,000 +8.33% 125
London +114 938 £68,000 +4.62% 53
UK excluding London +2 734 £52,500 - 75
South East -5 249 £57,500 +4.55% 20
North of England -20 132 £50,000 -3.51% 23
Midlands +18 111 £47,500 -17.39% 14
West Midlands +7 101 £47,500 -20.83% 11
East of England +23 80 £50,000 +1.01% 5
South West -14 76 £52,500 +10.53% 9
North West -33 64 £52,500 +1.94% 16
Yorkshire +40 63 £53,750 -2.27% 6
Wales +39 54 £36,375 -14.41% 2
Scotland -17 20 £47,750 +12.35% 1
Northern Ireland -4 17 £81,000 +138.24% 1
East Midlands +10 10 £75,000 +47.78% 3
North East +9 7 £65,000 +44.44% 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PaaS.

1 1132 (64.03%) IaaS
2 975 (55.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 801 (45.31%) SaaS
4 707 (39.99%) Amazon AWS
5 682 (38.57%) Microsoft
6 618 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
7 523 (29.58%) DevOps
8 429 (24.26%) Java
9 358 (20.25%) Windows
10 343 (19.40%) SQL
11 338 (19.12%) Finance
12 337 (19.06%) Active Directory
13 321 (18.16%) .NET
14 313 (17.70%) Puppet
15 304 (17.19%) Python
16 289 (16.35%) Linux
17 287 (16.23%) VMware
18 283 (16.01%) SQL Server
19 273 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
20 264 (14.93%) JavaScript
21 257 (14.54%) TDD
22 254 (14.37%) Office 365
23 253 (14.31%) Opscode Chef
24 247 (13.97%) Docker
25 238 (13.46%) Microservices
26 234 (13.24%) C#
27 226 (12.78%) Jenkins
28 223 (12.61%) PowerShell
29 220 (12.44%) Data Centre
30 218 (12.33%) Degree

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
1 109 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 105 (5.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 86 (4.86%) WebSphere
4 78 (4.41%) OpenStack
5 72 (4.07%) Confluence
5 72 (4.07%) Tomcat
6 66 (3.73%) CMS
7 57 (3.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 55 (3.11%) Apache Spark
9 53 (3.00%) Skype for Business
10 51 (2.88%) IIS
10 51 (2.88%) MS Exchange
11 46 (2.60%) nginx
12 42 (2.38%) Apache Solr
13 31 (1.75%) Apache
14 26 (1.47%) JBoss
15 25 (1.41%) WebLogic
16 22 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
17 21 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
18 15 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 53 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.40%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.11%) Summit
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.057%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.057%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1132 (64.03%) IaaS
2 975 (55.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 801 (45.31%) SaaS
4 707 (39.99%) Amazon AWS
5 254 (14.37%) Office 365
6 111 (6.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 83 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
8 68 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 65 (3.68%) IBM Cloud
10 60 (3.39%) npm
11 58 (3.28%) OpenShift
12 53 (3.00%) Bluemix
13 34 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
14 33 (1.87%) Serverless
15 22 (1.24%) GitHub
16 18 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (0.96%) iPaaS
18 16 (0.90%) Heroku
19 14 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 187 (10.58%) Firewall
2 180 (10.18%) DNS
3 152 (8.60%) WAN
4 141 (7.98%) VPN
5 89 (5.03%) LAN
6 84 (4.75%) DHCP
7 72 (4.07%) SAN
8 65 (3.68%) SSL
9 54 (3.05%) Skype
10 53 (3.00%) TCP/IP
11 49 (2.77%) Internet
12 35 (1.98%) DMZ
13 34 (1.92%) HTTP
14 32 (1.81%) Unified Communications
15 29 (1.64%) VLAN
16 26 (1.47%) PBX
16 26 (1.47%) VoIP
17 25 (1.41%) MPLS
18 24 (1.36%) Network Security
19 22 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 163 (9.22%) NoSQL
3 139 (7.86%) MongoDB
4 116 (6.56%) Big Data
5 100 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 59 (3.34%) Hadoop
7 58 (3.28%) MySQL
8 54 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 52 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
11 44 (2.49%) CouchDB
12 40 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 38 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 35 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
15 29 (1.64%) RDBMS
16 27 (1.53%) Oracle Database
16 27 (1.53%) Redis
16 27 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 25 (1.41%) Power BI
18 24 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 226 (12.78%) Jenkins
2 161 (9.11%) Git (software)
3 101 (5.71%) JIRA
4 86 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 71 (4.02%) Gradle
5 71 (4.02%) Maven
6 69 (3.90%) Visual Studio
7 55 (3.11%) gulp
8 47 (2.66%) TeamCity
9 44 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (2.38%) JUnit
11 40 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 35 (1.98%) Travis CI
13 30 (1.70%) CircleCI
14 29 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
14 29 (1.64%) Mercurial
15 28 (1.58%) Bitbucket
16 27 (1.53%) Jasmine
17 25 (1.41%) MSBuild
18 21 (1.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 338 (19.12%) Finance
2 93 (5.26%) Banking
3 89 (5.03%) Marketing
4 78 (4.41%) Retail
5 44 (2.49%) Law
5 44 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.26%) Billing
6 40 (2.26%) Games
7 36 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.81%) Legal
9 30 (1.70%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.64%) Advertising
11 25 (1.41%) Electronics
12 24 (1.36%) Financial Institution
13 20 (1.13%) Publishing
14 16 (0.90%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.40%) Automotive
15 7 (0.40%) Back Office
16 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 498 (28.17%) Architect
2 245 (13.86%) Developer
3 210 (11.88%) Cloud Architect
4 174 (9.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 169 (9.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 167 (9.45%) Solutions Architect
7 147 (8.31%) Azure Engineer
8 136 (7.69%) Consultant
9 123 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 86 (4.86%) Azure Architect
11 72 (4.07%) Cloud Consultant
12 69 (3.90%) Senior Developer
13 68 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 66 (3.73%) Infrastructure Architect
15 64 (3.62%) .NET Developer
16 60 (3.39%) Analyst
17 55 (3.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
18 49 (2.77%) C# Developer
19 48 (2.71%) Administrator
20 47 (2.66%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (18.16%) .NET
2 208 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 206 (11.65%) Node.js
4 203 (11.48%) CSS
5 190 (10.75%) HTML
6 143 (8.09%) HTML5
7 142 (8.03%) Web Services
8 120 (6.79%) ASP.NET
9 89 (5.03%) JSON
10 86 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 83 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 75 (4.24%) React
13 74 (4.19%) REST
14 71 (4.02%) CSS3
15 69 (3.90%) Spring
16 64 (3.62%) Middleware
17 61 (3.45%) .NET Framework
18 59 (3.34%) RESTful
19 49 (2.77%) WCF
20 41 (2.32%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 220 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 203 (11.48%) Public Cloud
3 133 (7.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 124 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
5 108 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
6 101 (5.71%) User Experience
7 93 (5.26%) Computer Science
8 74 (4.19%) Management Information System
9 58 (3.28%) PKI
10 44 (2.49%) Private Cloud
11 41 (2.32%) Cloud Native
12 34 (1.92%) Clustering
13 31 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
14 30 (1.70%) N-Tier
15 29 (1.64%) Virtual Team
16 27 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
17 24 (1.36%) Social Media
18 22 (1.24%) Fintech
19 21 (1.19%) BYOD
20 17 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 358 (20.25%) Windows
2 289 (16.35%) Linux
3 164 (9.28%) Windows Server
4 85 (4.81%) Unix
5 55 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (2.94%) Android
6 52 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (2.49%) Windows 7
9 39 (2.21%) Apple iOS
10 37 (2.09%) Windows 10
11 28 (1.58%) CentOS
12 25 (1.41%) Solaris
13 19 (1.07%) Windows 8
13 19 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (1.02%) Windows Phone
15 16 (0.90%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.74%) Windows Vista
17 12 (0.68%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (34.95%) Agile Software Development
2 523 (29.58%) DevOps
3 273 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
4 257 (14.54%) TDD
5 238 (13.46%) Microservices
6 194 (10.97%) Open Source
7 182 (10.29%) ITIL
8 175 (9.90%) Migration
9 174 (9.84%) Scrum
10 169 (9.56%) Analytics
11 168 (9.50%) Software Engineering
12 166 (9.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 156 (8.82%) Presales
14 149 (8.43%) BDD
15 141 (7.98%) Test Automation
16 139 (7.86%) IT Strategy
17 138 (7.81%) CRM
18 136 (7.69%) SOA
19 135 (7.64%) MVC
20 133 (7.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 429 (24.26%) Java
2 343 (19.40%) SQL
3 304 (17.19%) Python
4 264 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 234 (13.24%) C#
6 223 (12.61%) PowerShell
7 136 (7.69%) Ruby
8 130 (7.35%) PHP
9 69 (3.90%) Shell Script
10 62 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 58 (3.28%) Perl
12 55 (3.11%) Go
13 54 (3.05%) Groovy
14 46 (2.60%) Scala
15 33 (1.87%) R
16 28 (1.58%) T-SQL
17 25 (1.41%) C
18 21 (1.19%) C++
19 13 (0.74%) VB
20 12 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (12.33%) Degree
2 122 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (4.24%) MCSE
4 55 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 51 (2.88%) MCSA
6 38 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 36 (2.04%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (1.58%) MCSD
9 25 (1.41%) CISSP
10 21 (1.19%) ISEB
11 17 (0.96%) CCNA
12 16 (0.90%) Master's Degree
13 13 (0.74%) ISTQB
14 11 (0.62%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.57%) CCIE
15 10 (0.57%) CCNP
15 10 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (0.57%) Security+ Certification
16 8 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.77%) QA
2 34 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.13%) SLA
4 17 (0.96%) GCP
5 16 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.79%) GDPR
7 11 (0.62%) HIPAA
8 9 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.34%) GPG13
11 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.23%) SSAE 16
12 3 (0.17%) COBIT
13 2 (0.11%) COSO
13 2 (0.11%) HL7
13 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.11%) PMO
14 1 (0.057%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.057%) NIST 800
System Software
1 337 (19.06%) Active Directory
2 247 (13.97%) Docker
3 206 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 156 (8.82%) Hyper-V
5 72 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (1.87%) vSphere
7 32 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (1.58%) XenApp
9 15 (0.85%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.62%) NFS
10 11 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.40%) vCloud
12 6 (0.34%) Sendmail
12 6 (0.34%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.28%) KVM
14 4 (0.23%) HDFS
14 4 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 313 (17.70%) Puppet
2 253 (14.31%) Opscode Chef
3 197 (11.14%) Ansible
4 145 (8.20%) Kubernetes
5 61 (3.45%) SCCM
6 54 (3.05%) Terraform
7 47 (2.66%) SCOM
8 21 (1.19%) Nagios
9 20 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 18 (1.02%) EdgeSight
11 15 (0.85%) NetBackup
11 15 (0.85%) WSUS
12 12 (0.68%) Salt
13 10 (0.57%) Mesos
14 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (0.45%) SCVMM
15 7 (0.40%) vRealize
16 6 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
16 6 (0.34%) vCenter Server
17 5 (0.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 682 (38.57%) Microsoft
2 287 (16.23%) VMware
3 186 (10.52%) Oracle
4 176 (9.95%) Google
5 158 (8.94%) IBM
6 95 (5.37%) Red Hat
7 92 (5.20%) Cisco
8 74 (4.19%) Splunk
9 59 (3.34%) SAP
10 52 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
11 49 (2.77%) Citrix
12 39 (2.21%) ATG
12 39 (2.21%) Demandware
12 39 (2.21%) hybris
13 36 (2.04%) EMC
13 36 (2.04%) NetApp
14 29 (1.64%) AppDynamics
15 28 (1.58%) Dell
16 27 (1.53%) CheckPoint
16 27 (1.53%) HP