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

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 415 609
Rank change year-on-year +114 +194 +129
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,829 1,305 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.74% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.28% 5.46% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,464 990 697
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,700 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.38% - +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 34,646 23,913 20,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.90% 13.52% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28,697 20,051 17,418
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,003 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.99% +0.01% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,300 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%

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 January 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 January 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 1,661 £65,000 +13.04% 291
London +166 953 £70,000 +7.69% 150
UK excluding London +3 775 £52,700 +0.38% 164
South East -44 218 £55,000 -8.33% 44
North of England +3 187 £55,000 +7.84% 48
Midlands +49 143 £55,000 -15.38% 24
West Midlands +48 112 £52,500 -19.23% 16
Yorkshire +64 91 £68,750 +37.50% 13
South West -10 79 £52,500 +10.53% 15
North West -44 78 £50,000 -1.96% 28
East of England +8 65 £75,000 +59.91% 7
Wales +26 44 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East Midlands +31 31 £67,500 +31.07% 8
Scotland -18 29 £52,500 +23.53% 16
North East -7 20 £70,000 +47.37% 7
Northern Ireland 0 18 £81,000 +138.24% 5

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 1,205 (65.88%) IaaS
2 1,047 (57.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 876 (47.90%) SaaS
4 726 (39.69%) Amazon AWS
5 672 (36.74%) Microsoft
6 641 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
7 526 (28.76%) DevOps
8 372 (20.34%) Java
9 370 (20.23%) SQL
10 360 (19.68%) Finance
11 350 (19.14%) .NET
12 336 (18.37%) Windows
13 319 (17.44%) Active Directory
14 304 (16.62%) Python
15 296 (16.18%) SQL Server
16 286 (15.64%) Office 365
17 272 (14.87%) C#
17 272 (14.87%) Linux
18 258 (14.11%) JavaScript
18 258 (14.11%) VMware
19 253 (13.83%) Docker
20 250 (13.67%) Microservices
20 250 (13.67%) PowerShell
21 244 (13.34%) Puppet
22 234 (12.79%) Migration
23 228 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
24 224 (12.25%) Data Centre
25 222 (12.14%) Degree
26 220 (12.03%) Google
26 220 (12.03%) TDD

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
1 121 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 86 (4.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 71 (3.88%) WebSphere
4 63 (3.44%) Tomcat
5 62 (3.39%) MS Exchange
6 58 (3.17%) Confluence
7 57 (3.12%) OpenStack
8 50 (2.73%) IIS
8 50 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 49 (2.68%) Apache Spark
10 47 (2.57%) CMS
11 42 (2.30%) nginx
12 41 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
13 35 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
14 34 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
15 31 (1.69%) Apache
16 25 (1.37%) Skype for Business
17 20 (1.09%) Apache Solr
18 14 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 52 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.055%) HipChat
4 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 58 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
4 10 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.33%) Magento
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.16%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.11%) Summit
11 1 (0.055%) Sage X3
11 1 (0.055%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.055%) Shopify
11 1 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.055%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,205 (65.88%) IaaS
2 1,047 (57.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 876 (47.90%) SaaS
4 726 (39.69%) Amazon AWS
5 286 (15.64%) Office 365
6 137 (7.49%) Cloud Computing
7 122 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 101 (5.52%) Serverless
9 94 (5.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 51 (2.79%) OpenShift
11 49 (2.68%) npm
12 44 (2.41%) IBM Cloud
13 37 (2.02%) Bluemix
14 34 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
15 24 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
16 19 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
17 17 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
17 17 (0.93%) Heroku
18 16 (0.87%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 198 (10.83%) Firewall
2 135 (7.38%) DNS
3 116 (6.34%) VPN
3 116 (6.34%) WAN
4 87 (4.76%) LAN
5 57 (3.12%) Network Security
6 56 (3.06%) DHCP
7 52 (2.84%) SSL
8 45 (2.46%) HTTP
8 45 (2.46%) TCP/IP
9 42 (2.30%) SAN
10 35 (1.91%) Unified Communications
11 32 (1.75%) Wireless
12 29 (1.59%) Internet
13 28 (1.53%) Skype
14 24 (1.31%) MPLS
15 23 (1.26%) VLAN
16 20 (1.09%) DMZ
17 17 (0.93%) VoIP
18 15 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 139 (7.60%) NoSQL
3 122 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 118 (6.45%) Big Data
5 64 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 64 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 56 (3.06%) MySQL
7 55 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
8 51 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 46 (2.52%) Hadoop
10 43 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (1.75%) Oracle Database
14 30 (1.64%) Power BI
15 29 (1.59%) CouchDB
16 27 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
17 25 (1.37%) RDBMS
18 22 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
18 22 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 215 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 211 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 126 (6.89%) Visual Studio
4 99 (5.41%) JIRA
5 71 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 67 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
7 61 (3.34%) Gradle
8 60 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 58 (3.17%) Maven
10 50 (2.73%) TeamCity
11 42 (2.30%) gulp
12 41 (2.24%) JUnit
13 38 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
14 34 (1.86%) Bitbucket
15 29 (1.59%) Travis CI
16 25 (1.37%) NUnit
17 24 (1.31%) MSTest
18 23 (1.26%) Jasmine
18 23 (1.26%) Moq
19 20 (1.09%) MSBuild
General
1 360 (19.68%) Finance
2 112 (6.12%) Marketing
3 95 (5.19%) Retail
4 67 (3.66%) Banking
5 44 (2.41%) Games
6 41 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 40 (2.19%) Billing
8 34 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.75%) Legal
10 31 (1.69%) Publishing
11 30 (1.64%) Law
12 26 (1.42%) Advertising
13 25 (1.37%) Manufacturing
14 19 (1.04%) Back Office
15 15 (0.82%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.77%) Electronics
17 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.16%) Automotive
19 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
20 1 (0.055%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 583 (31.88%) Architect
2 252 (13.78%) Cloud Architect
3 223 (12.19%) Developer
4 218 (11.92%) Solutions Architect
5 183 (10.01%) Consultant
6 165 (9.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 153 (8.37%) Cloud Engineer
8 128 (7.00%) Azure Engineer
9 98 (5.36%) Azure Architect
10 93 (5.08%) Cloud Consultant
11 90 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 79 (4.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 68 (3.72%) Enterprise Architect
14 65 (3.55%) Azure Consultant
15 62 (3.39%) Lead Architect
16 59 (3.23%) Technical Architect
17 56 (3.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 56 (3.06%) Senior Developer
18 54 (2.95%) Infrastructure Architect
19 53 (2.90%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (19.14%) .NET
2 201 (10.99%) HTML
3 196 (10.72%) CSS
4 170 (9.29%) Node.js
5 156 (8.53%) AngularJS
6 150 (8.20%) ASP.NET
7 134 (7.33%) Web Services
8 112 (6.12%) HTML5
9 107 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 102 (5.58%) Middleware
11 100 (5.47%) REST
12 99 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 88 (4.81%) .NET Framework
14 77 (4.21%) JSON
15 68 (3.72%) RESTful
16 65 (3.55%) Spring
17 64 (3.50%) Entity Framework
18 63 (3.44%) WCF
19 57 (3.12%) React
20 56 (3.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 224 (12.25%) Data Centre
2 169 (9.24%) Public Cloud
3 136 (7.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 124 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 120 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
6 107 (5.85%) Computer Science
7 96 (5.25%) Management Information System
8 78 (4.26%) User Experience
9 50 (2.73%) Cloud Native
10 48 (2.62%) Private Cloud
11 37 (2.02%) Mainframe
12 30 (1.64%) Virtual Team
13 28 (1.53%) PKI
14 27 (1.48%) Clustering
14 27 (1.48%) N-Tier
15 26 (1.42%) Social Media
16 24 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
16 24 (1.31%) Replication
17 23 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
18 22 (1.20%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 336 (18.37%) Windows
2 272 (14.87%) Linux
3 146 (7.98%) Windows Server
4 109 (5.96%) Unix
5 49 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (2.52%) Android
8 41 (2.24%) Windows 7
9 39 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (2.02%) Windows 10
11 35 (1.91%) Apple iOS
12 30 (1.64%) Solaris
13 18 (0.98%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.93%) CentOS
14 17 (0.93%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.71%) VMS
15 13 (0.71%) Windows Vista
16 11 (0.60%) Windows Phone
16 11 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 526 (28.76%) DevOps
3 250 (13.67%) Microservices
4 234 (12.79%) Migration
5 228 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
6 220 (12.03%) Presales
6 220 (12.03%) TDD
7 204 (11.15%) Analytics
8 175 (9.57%) Software Engineering
9 172 (9.40%) ITIL
10 170 (9.29%) CRM
11 165 (9.02%) Scrum
12 162 (8.86%) Open Source
13 160 (8.75%) SOA
14 140 (7.65%) MVC
15 137 (7.49%) TOGAF
16 136 (7.44%) IT Strategy
17 131 (7.16%) Service Delivery
18 130 (7.11%) Test Automation
19 126 (6.89%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 372 (20.34%) Java
2 370 (20.23%) SQL
3 304 (16.62%) Python
4 272 (14.87%) C#
5 258 (14.11%) JavaScript
6 250 (13.67%) PowerShell
7 115 (6.29%) Ruby
8 84 (4.59%) Bash Shell
9 83 (4.54%) PHP
10 63 (3.44%) Shell Script
11 54 (2.95%) Perl
12 53 (2.90%) Scala
13 49 (2.68%) Groovy
14 45 (2.46%) Go
15 25 (1.37%) R
15 25 (1.37%) T-SQL
16 24 (1.31%) C
17 17 (0.93%) C++
17 17 (0.93%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 222 (12.14%) Degree
2 147 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (5.03%) MCSE
4 63 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (2.46%) MCSA
6 42 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (1.97%) CISSP
8 23 (1.26%) AWS Certification
9 22 (1.20%) CCNP
9 22 (1.20%) Security Cleared
10 20 (1.09%) MCSD
11 19 (1.04%) CCNA
11 19 (1.04%) CISM
12 17 (0.93%) ISEB
13 16 (0.87%) MCP
14 15 (0.82%) SC Cleared
15 14 (0.77%) CCDP
15 14 (0.77%) Master's Degree
16 13 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
16 13 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.65%) QA
2 47 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.02%) GCP
4 36 (1.97%) GDPR
5 29 (1.59%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.87%) SLA
7 14 (0.77%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.33%) GPG13
9 6 (0.33%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.27%) PMO
11 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.16%) COBIT
13 2 (0.11%) COSO
13 2 (0.11%) HL7
13 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.11%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.055%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.055%) NIST 800
System Software
1 319 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 253 (13.83%) Docker
3 191 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 135 (7.38%) Hyper-V
5 55 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (1.37%) XenApp
8 23 (1.26%) vSphere
9 13 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.49%) NFS
12 7 (0.38%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.33%) vCloud
13 6 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.22%) HDFS
14 4 (0.22%) KVM
14 4 (0.22%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.16%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 244 (13.34%) Puppet
2 216 (11.81%) Opscode Chef
3 185 (10.11%) Ansible
4 147 (8.04%) Kubernetes
5 58 (3.17%) SCCM
6 52 (2.84%) Terraform
7 40 (2.19%) SCOM
8 22 (1.20%) Salt
9 20 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (1.09%) NetBackup
10 15 (0.82%) Mesos
11 14 (0.77%) Nagios
12 11 (0.60%) EdgeSight
12 11 (0.60%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.55%) vCenter Server
14 6 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.33%) WSUS
15 5 (0.27%) AirWatch
15 5 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 5 (0.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 672 (36.74%) Microsoft
2 258 (14.11%) VMware
3 220 (12.03%) Google
4 167 (9.13%) Oracle
5 127 (6.94%) IBM
6 89 (4.87%) Red Hat
7 78 (4.26%) Cisco
8 69 (3.77%) Citrix
9 65 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
10 57 (3.12%) SAP
11 49 (2.68%) Splunk
12 37 (2.02%) EMC
13 33 (1.80%) NetApp
14 31 (1.69%) HP
14 31 (1.69%) hybris
15 28 (1.53%) AppDynamics
16 27 (1.48%) Dell
17 26 (1.42%) Sitecore
18 25 (1.37%) CheckPoint
19 21 (1.15%) Atlassian