Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 383 480
Rank change year-on-year +118 +97 +140
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,167 1,430 1,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 0.83% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.48% 5.08% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,148 979
UK median annual salary £65,000 £59,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.24% -4.80% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,500 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £85,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -

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 39,530 28,140 23,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.74% 16.26% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32,127 23,380 19,989
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.90% -1.14% +3.53%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +111 2,025 £65,000 +8.33% 239
London +118 1,111 £72,500 +11.54% 112
UK excluding London +62 979 £55,000 +10.00% 136
South East +1 304 £62,500 +8.70% 62
Midlands +102 233 £52,500 +5.00% 16
North of England +48 216 £57,000 +14.00% 29
West Midlands +66 182 £53,250 +6.50% 16
Yorkshire +43 122 £62,000 +24.00% 9
Scotland +45 87 £48,000 -4.00% 8
North West +15 80 £47,250 -7.80% 18
South West +8 73 £50,000 +5.26% 17
East of England -10 59 £91,750 +83.50% 3
East Midlands +44 51 £47,500 -5.00%
Wales +3 14 £40,000 - 1
North East -5 14 £81,250 +113.82% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £75,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1,368 (63.13%) IaaS
2 1,275 (58.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,030 (47.53%) SaaS
4 919 (42.41%) Amazon AWS
5 882 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
6 760 (35.07%) Microsoft
7 747 (34.47%) DevOps
8 462 (21.32%) Finance
9 440 (20.30%) SQL
10 428 (19.75%) Java
11 421 (19.43%) Windows
12 390 (18.00%) .NET
13 380 (17.54%) PowerShell
14 375 (17.31%) Linux
15 374 (17.26%) SQL Server
16 368 (16.98%) C#
17 355 (16.38%) Python
18 322 (14.86%) Scrum
19 309 (14.26%) Active Directory
20 301 (13.89%) Degree
21 296 (13.66%) JavaScript
22 292 (13.47%) Docker
23 281 (12.97%) Microservices
24 277 (12.78%) Git (software)
25 272 (12.55%) Migration
26 271 (12.51%) Ansible
27 269 (12.41%) Jenkins
28 261 (12.04%) VMware
29 256 (11.81%) HTML
30 253 (11.68%) Presales

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
1 116 (5.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 111 (5.12%) Tomcat
3 102 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 82 (3.78%) Confluence
5 73 (3.37%) OpenStack
6 64 (2.95%) IIS
7 63 (2.91%) MS Exchange
8 57 (2.63%) WebSphere
9 50 (2.31%) Apache
10 49 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
11 46 (2.12%) Mule
12 41 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
12 41 (1.89%) JBoss
13 40 (1.85%) WebLogic
14 37 (1.71%) CMS
15 32 (1.48%) Apache Spark
16 27 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
17 21 (0.97%) nginx
18 19 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
19 18 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.14%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.14%) Moqups
5 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 55 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.23%) Magento
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.14%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.14%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.092%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.092%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.092%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.092%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.092%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.046%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.046%) Shopify
10 1 (0.046%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,368 (63.13%) IaaS
2 1,275 (58.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,030 (47.53%) SaaS
4 919 (42.41%) Amazon AWS
5 242 (11.17%) Office 365
6 216 (9.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 162 (7.48%) Cloud Computing
8 159 (7.34%) Serverless
9 88 (4.06%) GitHub
10 84 (3.88%) OpenShift
11 81 (3.74%) IBM Cloud
12 75 (3.46%) Azure Active Directory
13 70 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 68 (3.14%) Azure Data Factory
15 49 (2.26%) Slack
16 47 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
17 37 (1.71%) Azure Machine Learning
18 35 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
19 22 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
20 19 (0.88%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 234 (10.80%) Firewall
2 95 (4.38%) DNS
3 88 (4.06%) Network Security
4 82 (3.78%) WAN
5 81 (3.74%) LAN
6 70 (3.23%) VPN
7 64 (2.95%) SAN
8 56 (2.58%) DHCP
9 51 (2.35%) Wireless
10 48 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 45 (2.08%) TCP/IP
12 37 (1.71%) HTTP
13 34 (1.57%) Internet
13 34 (1.57%) NAS
14 32 (1.48%) MPLS
14 32 (1.48%) SSL
15 31 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
16 26 (1.20%) Unified Communications
17 19 (0.88%) Skype
17 19 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 140 (6.46%) NoSQL
3 122 (5.63%) Big Data
4 120 (5.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 99 (4.57%) MongoDB
6 85 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 75 (3.46%) Data Lake
8 74 (3.41%) Power BI
9 66 (3.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 65 (3.00%) MySQL
11 64 (2.95%) Cosmos DB
12 63 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 58 (2.68%) Relational Database
14 57 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
14 57 (2.63%) Oracle Database
15 55 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 53 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
17 51 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
17 51 (2.35%) Hadoop
18 36 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 277 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 269 (12.41%) Jenkins
3 155 (7.15%) Visual Studio
4 134 (6.18%) JIRA
5 118 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 95 (4.38%) Maven
7 72 (3.32%) TeamCity
8 66 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 65 (3.00%) JUnit
10 57 (2.63%) Selenium
10 57 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 50 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 45 (2.08%) SonarQube
13 43 (1.98%) Babel
14 42 (1.94%) Mocha
14 42 (1.94%) Subversion
15 37 (1.71%) Bitbucket
15 37 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 32 (1.48%) Gradle
17 23 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 462 (21.32%) Finance
2 150 (6.92%) Retail
3 145 (6.69%) Marketing
4 114 (5.26%) Banking
5 70 (3.23%) Publishing
6 58 (2.68%) Games
7 49 (2.26%) Advertising
8 44 (2.03%) Financial Institution
9 37 (1.71%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.38%) Back Office
11 24 (1.11%) Legal
12 21 (0.97%) Law
13 14 (0.65%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.51%) German Language
14 11 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.37%) Electronics
17 7 (0.32%) Automotive
17 7 (0.32%) Billing
17 7 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 687 (31.70%) Architect
2 374 (17.26%) Developer
3 312 (14.40%) Cloud Architect
4 238 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
5 217 (10.01%) Consultant
6 153 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 150 (6.92%) Azure Architect
8 113 (5.21%) .NET Developer
9 108 (4.98%) Cloud Engineer
10 95 (4.38%) Senior Developer
11 92 (4.25%) C# Developer
11 92 (4.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 90 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 84 (3.88%) Azure Engineer
14 83 (3.83%) Technical Architect
15 82 (3.78%) Azure Consultant
16 68 (3.14%) AWS Architect
17 64 (2.95%) Java Developer
18 60 (2.77%) Senior Architect
19 58 (2.68%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (18.00%) .NET
2 256 (11.81%) HTML
3 226 (10.43%) CSS
4 193 (8.91%) Node.js
5 190 (8.77%) Web Services
6 154 (7.11%) REST
7 152 (7.01%) AngularJS
8 142 (6.55%) Spring
9 140 (6.46%) JSON
10 136 (6.28%) ASP.NET
11 113 (5.21%) Spring Boot
12 110 (5.08%) .NET Framework
13 106 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 105 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 97 (4.48%) Middleware
16 94 (4.34%) HTML5
17 88 (4.06%) Entity Framework
18 85 (3.92%) React
19 78 (3.60%) RESTful
20 75 (3.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 232 (10.71%) Public Cloud
2 198 (9.14%) Data Centre
3 149 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 140 (6.46%) Computer Science
5 133 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
6 128 (5.91%) User Experience
7 127 (5.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 117 (5.40%) Management Information System
9 100 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
10 92 (4.25%) Cloud Native
11 78 (3.60%) Mobile App
12 66 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
13 61 (2.81%) Private Cloud
14 37 (1.71%) Fintech
15 32 (1.48%) Enterprise Cloud
16 30 (1.38%) Blog
17 26 (1.20%) Social Media
18 25 (1.15%) CMDB
18 25 (1.15%) PKI
19 22 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 421 (19.43%) Windows
2 375 (17.31%) Linux
3 165 (7.61%) Windows Server
4 97 (4.48%) Unix
5 72 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (2.26%) Solaris
8 48 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (2.12%) Windows 10
10 34 (1.57%) Android
11 33 (1.52%) Apple iOS
12 29 (1.34%) CentOS
13 18 (0.83%) VMS
14 16 (0.74%) AIX
14 16 (0.74%) HPUX
15 15 (0.69%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.60%) Nucleus RTOS
17 10 (0.46%) Debian
17 10 (0.46%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 882 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (34.47%) DevOps
3 322 (14.86%) Scrum
4 281 (12.97%) Microservices
5 272 (12.55%) Migration
6 253 (11.68%) Presales
7 240 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
8 237 (10.94%) Analytics
9 232 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
10 219 (10.11%) Project Management
11 212 (9.78%) TDD
12 203 (9.37%) ITIL
13 171 (7.89%) Service Delivery
13 171 (7.89%) Software Engineering
14 170 (7.84%) CRM
15 169 (7.80%) Test Automation
16 168 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
17 158 (7.29%) IT Strategy
18 156 (7.20%) Mentoring
19 154 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 440 (20.30%) SQL
2 428 (19.75%) Java
3 380 (17.54%) PowerShell
4 368 (16.98%) C#
5 355 (16.38%) Python
6 296 (13.66%) JavaScript
7 134 (6.18%) Bash Shell
8 101 (4.66%) Ruby
9 68 (3.14%) T-SQL
10 67 (3.09%) Scala
11 66 (3.05%) Perl
12 53 (2.45%) ES6
13 50 (2.31%) Java 8
13 50 (2.31%) Shell Script
14 46 (2.12%) Go
15 34 (1.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 34 (1.57%) PHP
16 28 (1.29%) C++
17 24 (1.11%) C
18 20 (0.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 301 (13.89%) Degree
2 112 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 99 (4.57%) Security Cleared
4 86 (3.97%) MCSE
5 66 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 63 (2.91%) AWS Certification
7 60 (2.77%) CISSP
8 47 (2.17%) MCSA
9 43 (1.98%) SC Cleared
10 39 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
11 36 (1.66%) Master's Degree
12 34 (1.57%) TOGAF Certification
13 28 (1.29%) ISEB
13 28 (1.29%) PMI Certification
14 23 (1.06%) CCNP
15 21 (0.97%) CEH
15 21 (0.97%) PMP
16 19 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
17 18 (0.83%) MCITP
18 17 (0.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (4.29%) QA
3 88 (4.06%) GCP
4 42 (1.94%) GDPR
5 24 (1.11%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.78%) GPG13
7 15 (0.69%) SLA
8 12 (0.55%) PSD2
9 9 (0.42%) COBIT
9 9 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.42%) PA-DSS
10 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.14%) PMO
12 2 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.046%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (0.046%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.046%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.046%) MiFID
System Software
1 309 (14.26%) Active Directory
2 292 (13.47%) Docker
3 175 (8.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 159 (7.34%) Hyper-V
5 39 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (1.06%) XenApp
8 17 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (0.78%) VMware NSX
9 16 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (0.65%) vSphere
11 13 (0.60%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.46%) BitLocker
13 8 (0.37%) KVM
14 7 (0.32%) Squid
14 7 (0.32%) vCloud
15 6 (0.28%) iptables
15 6 (0.28%) QEMU
16 4 (0.18%) HDFS
17 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 271 (12.51%) Ansible
2 250 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 231 (10.66%) Puppet
4 175 (8.08%) Kubernetes
5 97 (4.48%) Terraform
6 54 (2.49%) SCCM
7 30 (1.38%) Salt
8 29 (1.34%) SCOM
8 29 (1.34%) SCVMM
9 25 (1.15%) Tivoli
10 20 (0.92%) Nagios
10 20 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
11 16 (0.74%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 15 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
12 15 (0.69%) Kibana
13 14 (0.65%) SCOrch
14 13 (0.60%) Rancher
15 12 (0.55%) vCenter Server
16 11 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
16 11 (0.51%) Packer
Vendors
1 760 (35.07%) Microsoft
2 261 (12.04%) VMware
3 217 (10.01%) Google
4 180 (8.31%) Oracle
5 140 (6.46%) IBM
6 134 (6.18%) Cisco
7 97 (4.48%) Citrix
8 88 (4.06%) Splunk
9 84 (3.88%) Red Hat
10 83 (3.83%) SAP
11 68 (3.14%) AppDynamics
12 65 (3.00%) CheckPoint
13 45 (2.08%) NetApp
14 44 (2.03%) HP
15 40 (1.85%) EMC
16 39 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
17 28 (1.29%) Cognizant
17 28 (1.29%) PayPal
18 27 (1.25%) Dell
18 27 (1.25%) Sitecore