Period
to 24 November 2020

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 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 220 255
Rank change year-on-year +77 +35 +82
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,241 2,003 2,222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.27% 1.49% 1.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.51% 4.59% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,216 1,605 1,751
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,500
90th Percentile £95,375 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% - +14.29%

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 22,505 43,619 40,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.18% 32.55% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19,117 35,547 32,831
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PaaS.

Salary trend for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the UK

PaaS
Top 17 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 November 2020. 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 +81 1,143 £70,000 +7.69% 296
UK excluding London +85 616 £63,500 +5.83% 210
London +73 544 £75,000 +7.14% 112
South East +106 296 £65,000 +4.00% 64
Work from Home +34 248 £65,000 - 39
North of England +82 122 £60,000 +9.09% 47
North West +75 78 £70,000 +27.27% 32
Midlands +12 78 £65,000 +6.12% 33
South West +111 69 £55,000 +4.76% 28
West Midlands +14 68 £67,500 +8.00% 24
Yorkshire +88 30 £43,500 -20.16% 7
Scotland +71 28 £67,250 +22.27% 18
East of England +42 17 £60,000 +6.19% 12
North East +14 14 £57,500 -5.74% 8
Wales +55 13 £44,500 -3.78%
East Midlands +35 10 £44,250 -23.04% 8
Northern Ireland +22 2 £57,500 +76.92% 8

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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.

1 932 (75.10%) Azure
2 797 (64.22%) IaaS
3 575 (46.33%) DevOps
4 549 (44.24%) SaaS
5 455 (36.66%) AWS
6 444 (35.78%) Microsoft
7 400 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
8 356 (28.69%) PowerShell
9 325 (26.19%) SQL
10 292 (23.53%) Microservices
11 283 (22.80%) SQL Server
12 262 (21.11%) .NET
12 262 (21.11%) Kubernetes
13 258 (20.79%) Python
14 252 (20.31%) Terraform
15 251 (20.23%) Docker
16 232 (18.69%) Windows
17 230 (18.53%) Finance
18 224 (18.05%) Active Directory
19 217 (17.49%) C#
20 209 (16.84%) Ansible
21 180 (14.50%) Office 365
22 173 (13.94%) Java
23 169 (13.62%) Public Cloud
24 163 (13.13%) VMware
24 163 (13.13%) Cloud Native
25 160 (12.89%) Linux
26 156 (12.57%) Git (software)
27 154 (12.41%) .NET Core
28 153 (12.33%) GCP

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 (9.75%) SharePoint
2 77 (6.20%) NServiceBus
3 56 (4.51%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (4.11%) IIS
5 43 (3.46%) Cloud Foundry
6 36 (2.90%) WebSphere
7 34 (2.74%) Confluence
7 34 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.77%) Skype for Business
9 20 (1.61%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (0.97%) SAS
12 9 (0.73%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.64%) Apache
13 8 (0.64%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.56%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.48%) CMS
16 5 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.32%) InVision
2 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.32%) Sketch
2 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.081%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.93%) SAP Hybris
2 18 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 13 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.97%) SAP GTS
6 9 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.40%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.081%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 932 (75.10%) Azure
2 797 (64.22%) IaaS
3 549 (44.24%) SaaS
4 455 (36.66%) AWS
5 180 (14.50%) Office 365
6 153 (12.33%) GCP
7 140 (11.28%) Serverless
8 132 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 117 (9.43%) Power Platform
10 75 (6.04%) Azure Functions
11 67 (5.40%) AWS Lambda
12 65 (5.24%) PowerApps
13 58 (4.67%) OpenShift
14 54 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
15 42 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
15 42 (3.38%) GitHub
16 41 (3.30%) Azure Data Factory
16 41 (3.30%) Logic Apps
17 33 (2.66%) IBM Cloud
18 32 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 126 (10.15%) DNS
2 120 (9.67%) Skype
3 85 (6.85%) Firewall
3 85 (6.85%) HTTP
4 51 (4.11%) Internet
5 49 (3.95%) Network Security
6 41 (3.30%) VPN
7 32 (2.58%) TCP/IP
8 31 (2.50%) SAN
9 17 (1.37%) WAN
10 16 (1.29%) DHCP
10 16 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (1.21%) LAN
12 12 (0.97%) SSL
13 11 (0.89%) AMQP
14 10 (0.81%) VLAN
15 8 (0.64%) Kerberos
15 8 (0.64%) WAAS
16 7 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (22.80%) SQL Server
2 127 (10.23%) NoSQL
3 95 (7.66%) Azure SQL Database
4 74 (5.96%) Big Data
5 68 (5.48%) Data Lake
6 46 (3.71%) Cosmos DB
7 39 (3.14%) Power BI
8 38 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 38 (3.06%) MySQL
9 35 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (1.85%) Relational Database
12 21 (1.69%) Redis
12 21 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (1.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 20 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 18 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (1.21%) DB2
16 14 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 156 (12.57%) Git (software)
2 127 (10.23%) Jenkins
3 67 (5.40%) TeamCity
4 57 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
5 53 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (4.19%) JIRA
7 26 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
8 24 (1.93%) GitLab
9 22 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (1.29%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (1.29%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.13%) Subversion
12 9 (0.73%) Selenium
13 7 (0.56%) Gradle
13 7 (0.56%) Maven
14 6 (0.48%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.48%) Hudson
15 5 (0.40%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 230 (18.53%) Finance
2 61 (4.92%) Public Sector
3 35 (2.82%) Law
4 29 (2.34%) Marketing
5 25 (2.01%) Back Office
6 15 (1.21%) Games
7 14 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (0.97%) Local Government
9 11 (0.89%) Advertising
9 11 (0.89%) Banking
9 11 (0.89%) Retail
10 9 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.48%) Legal
12 5 (0.40%) Billing
13 4 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.24%) Automotive
14 3 (0.24%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
16 1 (0.081%) Police
Job Titles
1 377 (30.38%) Architect
2 185 (14.91%) Developer
3 167 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 144 (11.60%) Solutions Architect
5 121 (9.75%) Cloud Architect
6 120 (9.67%) Azure Engineer
7 112 (9.02%) Azure Architect
8 109 (8.78%) Consultant
9 91 (7.33%) .NET Developer
10 76 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
11 63 (5.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 58 (4.67%) Azure Consultant
12 58 (4.67%) Senior Developer
13 57 (4.59%) AWS DevOps
14 53 (4.27%) AWS Engineer
14 53 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
15 51 (4.11%) Platform Engineer
16 49 (3.95%) AWS Architect
16 49 (3.95%) DevOps Architect
17 46 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (21.11%) .NET
2 154 (12.41%) .NET Core
3 133 (10.72%) React
4 128 (10.31%) CSS
5 125 (10.07%) .NET Framework
5 125 (10.07%) Web Services
6 104 (8.38%) jQuery
7 96 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 87 (7.01%) HTML
9 83 (6.69%) ASP.NET
10 77 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 75 (6.04%) ASP.NET Core
11 75 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 74 (5.96%) Entity Framework
13 55 (4.43%) Spring
14 51 (4.11%) Spring Boot
15 45 (3.63%) JSON
16 43 (3.46%) Redux
17 39 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (3.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 169 (13.62%) Public Cloud
2 163 (13.13%) Cloud Native
3 93 (7.49%) Data Centre
4 83 (6.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 58 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (4.11%) Private Cloud
7 50 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (3.46%) Management Information System
9 37 (2.98%) User Experience
10 33 (2.66%) N-Tier
11 31 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
12 24 (1.93%) FMCG
12 24 (1.93%) Mobile App
13 21 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 16 (1.29%) Client/Server
15 15 (1.21%) Virtual Team
16 14 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
17 13 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (1.05%) Reinsurance
18 12 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 232 (18.69%) Windows
2 160 (12.89%) Linux
3 110 (8.86%) Windows Server
4 44 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (3.55%) Windows Server 2016
5 38 (3.06%) Windows 10
6 35 (2.82%) Windows Server 2019
7 31 (2.50%) Unix
8 13 (1.05%) Android
9 12 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.73%) VMS
12 4 (0.32%) Mesosphere
13 3 (0.24%) CentOS
14 2 (0.16%) Solaris
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (46.33%) DevOps
2 400 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (23.53%) Microservices
4 149 (12.01%) Infrastructure as Code
5 142 (11.44%) Configuration Management
6 141 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 134 (10.80%) Analytics
7 134 (10.80%) Scrum
8 124 (9.99%) SOA
9 123 (9.91%) MVC
10 114 (9.19%) Mentoring
11 111 (8.94%) Enterprise Architecture
12 109 (8.78%) Test Automation
13 104 (8.38%) TOGAF
14 103 (8.30%) Migration
15 99 (7.98%) Presales
16 92 (7.41%) Deployment Automation
17 90 (7.25%) ITIL
18 87 (7.01%) Fintech
19 84 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 356 (28.69%) PowerShell
2 325 (26.19%) SQL
3 258 (20.79%) Python
4 217 (17.49%) C#
5 173 (13.94%) Java
6 152 (12.25%) JavaScript
7 57 (4.59%) Go
8 56 (4.51%) Ruby
9 52 (4.19%) Bash Shell
9 52 (4.19%) TypeScript
10 33 (2.66%) Perl
11 31 (2.50%) R
12 26 (2.10%) T-SQL
13 23 (1.85%) PHP
14 10 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (0.64%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.56%) C
16 7 (0.56%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.48%) U-SQL
18 4 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 116 (9.35%) Degree
2 92 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (5.72%) Security Cleared
4 62 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 57 (4.59%) MCSE
6 41 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (3.30%) CISSP
7 31 (2.50%) CCNA
8 23 (1.85%) CISM
8 23 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 23 (1.85%) MCSA
9 20 (1.61%) AWS Certification
10 17 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
11 15 (1.21%) CISA
12 14 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
13 13 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
14 12 (0.97%) CCNP
15 10 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 10 (0.81%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (2.50%) NIST
2 31 (2.50%) SLA
3 28 (2.26%) GDPR
4 20 (1.61%) QA
5 18 (1.45%) NIST 800
6 17 (1.37%) PCI DSS
6 17 (1.37%) PMO
7 14 (1.13%) COBIT
8 13 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.97%) HIPAA
10 11 (0.89%) NCSC
11 8 (0.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 8 (0.64%) ITGC
12 6 (0.48%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 2 (0.16%) COSO
System Software
1 251 (20.23%) Docker
2 224 (18.05%) Active Directory
3 122 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 93 (7.49%) Hyper-V
5 26 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (2.10%) vSphere
6 14 (1.13%) XenApp
7 10 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.48%) Firmware
9 5 (0.40%) HDFS
9 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.081%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.081%) Gluster
11 1 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 262 (21.11%) Kubernetes
2 252 (20.31%) Terraform
3 209 (16.84%) Ansible
4 112 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
5 110 (8.86%) Puppet
6 100 (8.06%) SCCM
7 85 (6.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 37 (2.98%) Single Sign-On
9 20 (1.61%) SCVMM
10 16 (1.29%) Grafana
11 15 (1.21%) Prometheus
12 14 (1.13%) Nagios
12 14 (1.13%) SCOM
13 13 (1.05%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.81%) Packer
15 9 (0.73%) Consul
15 9 (0.73%) Kibana
15 9 (0.73%) Opsview
15 9 (0.73%) WSUS
16 8 (0.64%) logstash
Vendors
1 444 (35.78%) Microsoft
2 163 (13.13%) VMware
3 128 (10.31%) Google
4 85 (6.85%) Oracle
5 76 (6.12%) SAP
6 62 (5.00%) Databricks
7 61 (4.92%) Red Hat
8 53 (4.27%) Citrix
9 47 (3.79%) IBM
10 45 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (3.14%) Cisco
11 39 (3.14%) Sparx
12 33 (2.66%) ServiceNow
13 28 (2.26%) Adobe
14 27 (2.18%) SolarWinds
15 25 (2.01%) New Relic
15 25 (2.01%) Nintex
16 24 (1.93%) hybris
17 21 (1.69%) Splunk
18 20 (1.61%) HP