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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 443 588
Rank change year-on-year +94 +145  
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 734 633 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.64% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 5.52% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 565 485 319
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76%  

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 13964 11471 9396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.39% 11.65% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11594 9685 7536
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +113 705 £58,250 -13.70% 91
London +80 335 £67,500 -6.89% 35
South East +130 161 £56,750 -9.20% 24
West Midlands +43 65 £50,000 -16.66% 11
Yorkshire +37 61 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Hampshire +59 48 £50,000 -2.43% 8
Berkshire +48 40 £65,000 +50.28% 8
City of London +5 40 £77,500 +6.89% 7
Birmingham +22 38 £55,000 -2.22% 4
Surrey +50 35 £50,000 -28.57% 5
West Yorkshire +9 29 £52,500 - 3
North Yorkshire +34 28 £50,000 +38.88% 1
South West +21 26 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West -34 26 £61,250 +2.08% 6
Oxfordshire +22 22 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Leeds +2 22 £60,000 +14.28% 2
East of England +8 20 £43,500 -37.85% 5
Reading +20 15 £65,000 +56.62% 2
Bristol 0 13 £55,000 - 1
Westminster 0 13 £85,000 -
Manchester -22 13 £72,500 +20.83% 5
Middlesbrough - 13 £50,000 - 1
West End of London - 13 £41,500 - 1
Woking +22 12 £40,000 -15.78%
East Midlands +6 12 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Wales +5 12 £40,000 -14.89% 1
Cheshire -17 12 £50,000 +42.85%
Staines +12 11 £70,000 -22.22% 4
Oxford +11 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Southampton +24 10 £31,500 -49.60% 2

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 797 (61.54%) IaaS
2 636 (49.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 612 (47.26%) SaaS
4 512 (39.54%) Microsoft
5 475 (36.68%) Amazon AWS
6 449 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
7 379 (29.27%) Windows
8 303 (23.40%) DevOps
9 289 (22.32%) SQL
10 283 (21.85%) Linux
11 266 (20.54%) Java
12 249 (19.23%) Oracle
13 246 (19.00%) SQL Server
14 236 (18.22%) Finance
15 223 (17.22%) VMware
16 221 (17.07%) .NET
17 219 (16.91%) ITIL
18 208 (16.06%) Degree
19 199 (15.37%) VMware Infrastructure
20 196 (15.14%) Active Directory
21 195 (15.06%) Python
22 189 (14.59%) JavaScript
23 188 (14.52%) Web Services
23 188 (14.52%) Data Centre
24 187 (14.44%) Windows Server
25 186 (14.36%) PowerShell
26 179 (13.82%) Scrum
27 175 (13.51%) HTML
28 172 (13.28%) C#
29 171 (13.20%) Docker

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 98 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 93 (7.18%) WebSphere
3 84 (6.49%) CMS
4 72 (5.56%) Apache Solr
5 63 (4.86%) Tomcat
6 61 (4.71%) Apache
7 59 (4.56%) Cloud Foundry
8 53 (4.09%) OpenStack
9 48 (3.71%) IIS
9 48 (3.71%) Skype for Business
10 42 (3.24%) MS Exchange
11 39 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 35 (2.70%) JBoss
13 34 (2.63%) WebLogic
14 30 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
15 22 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
16 18 (1.39%) Apache Spark
17 16 (1.24%) nginx
18 15 (1.16%) Confluence
19 9 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.23%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.15%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.077%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.077%) Magento
7 1 (0.077%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.077%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.077%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 797 (61.54%) IaaS
2 636 (49.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 612 (47.26%) SaaS
4 475 (36.68%) Amazon AWS
5 146 (11.27%) Office 365
6 75 (5.79%) Cloud Computing
7 53 (4.09%) Google Analytics
8 52 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 48 (3.71%) OpenShift
10 46 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
11 43 (3.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 39 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
13 33 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 33 (2.55%) IBM Cloud
14 25 (1.93%) Amazon S3
14 25 (1.93%) Heroku
15 21 (1.62%) Bluemix
16 16 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 16 (1.24%) SoftLayer
17 15 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 128 (9.88%) Firewall
2 126 (9.73%) DNS
3 81 (6.25%) WAN
4 78 (6.02%) LAN
5 67 (5.17%) DHCP
6 65 (5.02%) SAN
7 54 (4.17%) Internet
8 49 (3.78%) LDAP
9 43 (3.32%) Skype
10 38 (2.93%) PBX
11 36 (2.78%) Kerberos
12 34 (2.63%) VPN
13 33 (2.55%) TCP/IP
14 27 (2.08%) MPLS
15 25 (1.93%) Network Security
15 25 (1.93%) PSTN
16 21 (1.62%) VoIP
17 20 (1.54%) NAS
18 17 (1.31%) HTTP
18 17 (1.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 121 (9.34%) MySQL
3 118 (9.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 79 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 68 (5.25%) MongoDB
6 60 (4.63%) Big Data
7 58 (4.48%) Hadoop
8 42 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
9 40 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
9 40 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 39 (3.01%) DB2
11 38 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 36 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
14 32 (2.47%) Relational Database
15 30 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
16 26 (2.01%) Oracle Database
17 19 (1.47%) Power BI
18 18 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 17 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 96 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 81 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 77 (5.95%) JIRA
4 62 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 55 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (2.39%) Vagrant
7 24 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 23 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 20 (1.54%) Grunt
10 19 (1.47%) gulp
11 18 (1.39%) Gradle
11 18 (1.39%) Maven
12 17 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
13 16 (1.24%) Artifactory
14 15 (1.16%) Bower
15 13 (1.00%) JUnit
16 11 (0.85%) Gerrit
16 11 (0.85%) jspm
16 11 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 236 (18.22%) Finance
2 97 (7.49%) Retail
3 57 (4.40%) Marketing
4 46 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.01%) Banking
6 35 (2.70%) Publishing
7 34 (2.63%) Legal
8 24 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.31%) Games
10 15 (1.16%) Law
11 14 (1.08%) Advertising
12 9 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.54%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.46%) Electronics
14 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.31%) Back Office
17 3 (0.23%) Automotive
17 3 (0.23%) Billing
17 3 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 365 (28.19%) Architect
2 218 (16.83%) Developer
3 167 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 135 (10.42%) Cloud Engineer
5 133 (10.27%) Cloud Architect
6 109 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 83 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 72 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 63 (4.86%) Infrastructure Architect
10 57 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 56 (4.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 54 (4.17%) Azure Architect
12 54 (4.17%) Consultant
13 52 (4.02%) Administrator
14 48 (3.71%) Technical Developer
15 47 (3.63%) Azure Engineer
16 46 (3.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 45 (3.47%) Author
17 45 (3.47%) Technical Author
18 39 (3.01%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (17.07%) .NET
2 188 (14.52%) Web Services
3 175 (13.51%) HTML
4 141 (10.89%) CSS
5 136 (10.50%) AngularJS
6 120 (9.27%) Node.js
7 106 (8.19%) HTML5
8 100 (7.72%) Middleware
9 83 (6.41%) ASP.NET
10 71 (5.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 70 (5.41%) WCF
12 58 (4.48%) REST
13 50 (3.86%) .NET Framework
14 48 (3.71%) LAMP
14 48 (3.71%) RESTful
15 47 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (2.86%) Spring
17 36 (2.78%) JSON
18 35 (2.70%) SOAP
19 32 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 188 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 119 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (8.03%) Computer Science
4 78 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 71 (5.48%) Private Cloud
6 65 (5.02%) Public Cloud
7 54 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 50 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
9 37 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (2.78%) PKI
11 34 (2.63%) User Experience
12 32 (2.47%) CMDB
13 27 (2.08%) Virtual Team
14 26 (2.01%) Mobile App
15 19 (1.47%) Social Media
16 17 (1.31%) Clustering
16 17 (1.31%) Xbox
17 15 (1.16%) Internet of Things
17 15 (1.16%) PlayStation
17 15 (1.16%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 379 (29.27%) Windows
2 283 (21.85%) Linux
3 187 (14.44%) Windows Server
4 100 (7.72%) Unix
5 97 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (3.17%) CentOS
9 34 (2.63%) Android
10 32 (2.47%) Apple iOS
11 26 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
12 22 (1.70%) Solaris
13 20 (1.54%) Mac OS X
14 19 (1.47%) Ubuntu
15 16 (1.24%) Windows Phone
16 14 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
17 10 (0.77%) OpenVMS
18 8 (0.62%) Windows 7
19 5 (0.39%) AIX
20 4 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (23.40%) DevOps
3 219 (16.91%) ITIL
4 179 (13.82%) Scrum
5 162 (12.51%) Continuous Integration
5 162 (12.51%) Open Source
6 159 (12.28%) CRM
7 143 (11.04%) TOGAF
8 138 (10.66%) Presales
9 136 (10.50%) E-Commerce
10 129 (9.96%) Microservices
11 128 (9.88%) Analytics
12 120 (9.27%) SOA
13 116 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 105 (8.11%) ERP
14 105 (8.11%) Migration
15 99 (7.64%) Software Engineering
16 97 (7.49%) Project Management
17 91 (7.03%) MVC
17 91 (7.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 289 (22.32%) SQL
2 266 (20.54%) Java
3 195 (15.06%) Python
4 189 (14.59%) JavaScript
5 186 (14.36%) PowerShell
6 172 (13.28%) C#
7 105 (8.11%) PHP
8 84 (6.49%) Ruby
9 64 (4.94%) Perl
10 58 (4.48%) Bash Shell
11 38 (2.93%) Shell Script
12 28 (2.16%) C
13 26 (2.01%) Scala
14 25 (1.93%) Go
15 21 (1.62%) C++
16 20 (1.54%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.39%) Objective-C
18 13 (1.00%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.93%) Bourne shell
20 8 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 208 (16.06%) Degree
2 66 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 40 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 39 (3.01%) ISEB
6 36 (2.78%) MCSE
7 35 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 32 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (2.47%) PMP
9 23 (1.78%) MCSA
10 18 (1.39%) CCNP
11 17 (1.31%) CCNA
12 14 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.93%) CCIE
13 12 (0.93%) CISSP
14 9 (0.69%) CISM
14 9 (0.69%) RHCA
15 8 (0.62%) OCMJEA
15 8 (0.62%) Sun Certification
16 6 (0.46%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.47%) QA
2 35 (2.70%) SLA
3 31 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.31%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) GDPR
8 2 (0.15%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.077%) GCP
9 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 199 (15.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 196 (15.14%) Active Directory
3 171 (13.20%) Docker
4 131 (10.12%) Hyper-V
5 83 (6.41%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (2.24%) vSphere
8 13 (1.00%) vCloud
9 11 (0.85%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.77%) Dovecot
10 10 (0.77%) Postfix
11 8 (0.62%) HDFS
12 5 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.31%) Xen
14 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.15%) LXC
15 2 (0.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 160 (12.36%) Puppet
2 131 (10.12%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (7.41%) Ansible
4 64 (4.94%) Kubernetes
5 62 (4.79%) SCOM
6 44 (3.40%) SCCM
7 36 (2.78%) SCVMM
8 24 (1.85%) Terraform
9 14 (1.08%) Mesos
10 12 (0.93%) Control-M
11 11 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (0.77%) WSUS
13 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (0.69%) Rundeck
14 8 (0.62%) BladeLogic
14 8 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.54%) Salt
16 6 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 5 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
17 5 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 512 (39.54%) Microsoft
2 249 (19.23%) Oracle
3 223 (17.22%) VMware
4 148 (11.43%) IBM
5 140 (10.81%) Google
6 94 (7.26%) Cisco
7 81 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 72 (5.56%) hybris
9 70 (5.41%) ATG
9 70 (5.41%) Demandware
10 65 (5.02%) Citrix
11 54 (4.17%) NetApp
12 51 (3.94%) BMC
12 51 (3.94%) EMC
13 50 (3.86%) CheckPoint
13 50 (3.86%) HP
14 44 (3.40%) Cognizant
15 42 (3.24%) SAP
16 41 (3.17%) Splunk
17 39 (3.01%) Juniper
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