Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 288 442
Rank change year-on-year +48 +154 +148
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,188 2,039 1,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.15% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.67% 5.57% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,541 1,661 955
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +14.04% +3.64%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,700 £51,820
% change year-on-year +13.85% +1.70% +3.64%

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 38,609 36,617 24,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.51% 20.71% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30,771 30,308 20,507
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +62 2,082 £67,500 +3.85% 442
London +61 1,209 £75,000 +3.45% 192
UK excluding London +55 926 £60,000 +13.85% 291
South East +98 359 £60,000 +13.85% 97
Midlands +54 226 £60,000 +14.29% 62
West Midlands +59 180 £60,000 +14.29% 46
North of England +8 173 £60,000 - 59
Yorkshire +23 89 £53,750 -23.21% 20
North West +29 79 £60,000 +23.08% 35
South West -3 61 £55,000 +4.76% 19
East of England +29 56 £60,000 -20.00% 14
East Midlands +23 45 £52,500 -27.59% 15
Scotland +7 45 £65,000 +44.44% 19
Wales -4 19 £49,250 +23.13% 6
Northern Ireland -17 16 £61,250 -24.38% 17
North East +6 11 £70,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 1,442 (65.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,229 (56.17%) IaaS
3 1,007 (46.02%) SaaS
4 941 (43.01%) Microsoft
5 867 (39.63%) Amazon AWS
6 850 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
7 734 (33.55%) DevOps
8 530 (24.22%) SQL
9 451 (20.61%) Windows
10 391 (17.87%) Java
11 376 (17.18%) Microservices
12 373 (17.05%) PowerShell
13 368 (16.82%) .NET
14 366 (16.73%) Active Directory
15 362 (16.54%) Docker
16 354 (16.18%) Finance
17 352 (16.09%) SQL Server
18 345 (15.77%) Linux
19 340 (15.54%) C#
20 327 (14.95%) Public Cloud
21 314 (14.35%) Python
22 300 (13.71%) Kubernetes
23 291 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
24 290 (13.25%) Git (software)
25 286 (13.07%) Presales
26 284 (12.98%) Migration
27 281 (12.84%) Office 365
28 280 (12.80%) Google
29 279 (12.75%) Degree
30 275 (12.57%) Jenkins

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 (4.98%) Cloud Foundry
2 97 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 92 (4.20%) IIS
4 77 (3.52%) MS Exchange
4 77 (3.52%) Skype for Business
5 69 (3.15%) Confluence
6 68 (3.11%) OpenStack
7 66 (3.02%) WebLogic
8 59 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 54 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
9 54 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 42 (1.92%) Apache Spark
11 37 (1.69%) Apache
12 36 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
13 33 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
14 30 (1.37%) Mule
15 29 (1.33%) CMS
16 26 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 23 (1.05%) SAS
18 21 (0.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 56 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.50%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.27%) HipChat
5 6 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.091%) Snapchat
7 2 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.28%) thinkFolio
2 25 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (0.50%) SAP GRC
4 11 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
5 9 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
8 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.23%) Magento
8 5 (0.23%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.18%) SAP ECC
10 3 (0.14%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.091%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.046%) Distributed Ledger
12 1 (0.046%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.046%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 1 (0.046%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,442 (65.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,229 (56.17%) IaaS
3 1,007 (46.02%) SaaS
4 867 (39.63%) Amazon AWS
5 281 (12.84%) Office 365
6 251 (11.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 222 (10.15%) Serverless
8 135 (6.17%) OpenShift
9 123 (5.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 79 (3.61%) Azure Functions
11 78 (3.56%) GitHub
12 77 (3.52%) IBM Cloud
13 70 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
14 63 (2.88%) Azure Data Factory
15 59 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
15 59 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
16 53 (2.42%) Amazon S3
17 51 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 38 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
19 34 (1.55%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 229 (10.47%) Firewall
2 124 (5.67%) DNS
3 89 (4.07%) VPN
4 85 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 61 (2.79%) Skype
6 60 (2.74%) LAN
7 59 (2.70%) SAN
7 59 (2.70%) WAN
8 47 (2.15%) DHCP
9 39 (1.78%) SSL
10 37 (1.69%) Internet
11 36 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (1.60%) Network Security
13 34 (1.55%) HTTP
14 32 (1.46%) Wireless
15 23 (1.05%) VLAN
16 22 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
17 21 (0.96%) Unified Communications
18 17 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
19 14 (0.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 180 (8.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 151 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 145 (6.63%) Big Data
5 129 (5.90%) Power BI
6 123 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
7 97 (4.43%) Relational Database
8 96 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 94 (4.30%) MongoDB
10 82 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 69 (3.15%) Cosmos DB
12 66 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 63 (2.88%) Data Lake
13 63 (2.88%) MySQL
14 62 (2.83%) Hadoop
15 60 (2.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 55 (2.51%) RDBMS
17 50 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
18 44 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
19 40 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 290 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 275 (12.57%) Jenkins
3 143 (6.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 130 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 122 (5.58%) JIRA
6 112 (5.12%) Visual Studio
7 105 (4.80%) TeamCity
8 75 (3.43%) Maven
9 59 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 44 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
11 43 (1.97%) Bitbucket
11 43 (1.97%) Selenium
11 43 (1.97%) SonarQube
12 42 (1.92%) CircleCI
13 35 (1.60%) Codeship
14 28 (1.28%) GitLab
15 23 (1.05%) Gradle
16 20 (0.91%) Cucumber
17 17 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 16 (0.73%) Artifactory
General
1 354 (16.18%) Finance
2 137 (6.26%) Marketing
3 117 (5.35%) Banking
4 96 (4.39%) Retail
5 43 (1.97%) Games
6 31 (1.42%) Publishing
7 25 (1.14%) Legal
7 25 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 21 (0.96%) Advertising
9 19 (0.87%) French Language
9 19 (0.87%) German Language
10 15 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.64%) Electronics
12 13 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.55%) Local Government
14 11 (0.50%) Back Office
15 10 (0.46%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.46%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.41%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.37%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 754 (34.46%) Architect
2 302 (13.80%) Solutions Architect
3 289 (13.21%) Cloud Architect
4 286 (13.07%) Developer
5 247 (11.29%) Consultant
6 220 (10.05%) Azure Architect
7 182 (8.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 103 (4.71%) Technical Architect
9 94 (4.30%) Azure Consultant
10 93 (4.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 84 (3.84%) AWS Architect
11 84 (3.84%) Cloud Engineer
12 75 (3.43%) Cloud Consultant
13 73 (3.34%) AWS Engineer
13 73 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 72 (3.29%) Software Engineer
15 68 (3.11%) Java Developer
16 67 (3.06%) Analyst
17 66 (3.02%) .NET Developer
18 65 (2.97%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (16.82%) .NET
2 179 (8.18%) Web Services
3 162 (7.40%) HTML
4 154 (7.04%) REST
5 145 (6.63%) Node.js
6 133 (6.08%) CSS
7 132 (6.03%) React
8 122 (5.58%) Spring
9 121 (5.53%) AngularJS
10 115 (5.26%) JSON
11 101 (4.62%) ASP.NET
12 96 (4.39%) Spring Boot
13 83 (3.79%) RESTful
14 74 (3.38%) Kafka
14 74 (3.38%) SOAP
15 65 (2.97%) .NET Framework
16 64 (2.93%) Java EE
17 63 (2.88%) HTML5
18 59 (2.70%) .NET Core
19 56 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 327 (14.95%) Public Cloud
2 228 (10.42%) Hybrid Cloud
3 171 (7.82%) Data Centre
4 119 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
5 112 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
6 109 (4.98%) Cloud Native
7 102 (4.66%) User Experience
8 101 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
9 88 (4.02%) Management Information System
10 68 (3.11%) Private Cloud
11 62 (2.83%) Mobile App
12 60 (2.74%) Fintech
13 56 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
14 44 (2.01%) Blog
15 36 (1.65%) PKI
16 32 (1.46%) Virtual Team
17 29 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (1.28%) Derivative
18 28 (1.28%) Equities
18 28 (1.28%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 451 (20.61%) Windows
2 345 (15.77%) Linux
3 170 (7.77%) Windows Server
4 125 (5.71%) Unix
5 73 (3.34%) Windows 10
6 50 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (1.55%) Apple iOS
10 26 (1.19%) Android
11 24 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.59%) CentOS
14 12 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.46%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.41%) AIX
17 8 (0.37%) Solaris
18 6 (0.27%) SUSE
18 6 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (38.85%) Agile Software Development
2 734 (33.55%) DevOps
3 376 (17.18%) Microservices
4 291 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
5 286 (13.07%) Presales
6 284 (12.98%) Migration
7 273 (12.48%) Scrum
8 241 (11.01%) Software Engineering
9 233 (10.65%) Analytics
10 203 (9.28%) Mentoring
11 199 (9.10%) Business Intelligence
11 199 (9.10%) Project Management
12 180 (8.23%) TOGAF
13 179 (8.18%) SOA
14 177 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 176 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
16 175 (8.00%) Test Automation
16 175 (8.00%) Thought Leadership
17 172 (7.86%) Computer Science
18 163 (7.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 530 (24.22%) SQL
2 391 (17.87%) Java
3 373 (17.05%) PowerShell
4 340 (15.54%) C#
5 314 (14.35%) Python
6 226 (10.33%) JavaScript
7 132 (6.03%) Bash Shell
8 68 (3.11%) Go
9 64 (2.93%) Perl
10 56 (2.56%) Ruby
11 51 (2.33%) R
12 44 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 42 (1.92%) C
14 39 (1.78%) PHP
14 39 (1.78%) T-SQL
15 36 (1.65%) C++
16 34 (1.55%) Java 8
17 29 (1.33%) Scala
17 29 (1.33%) TypeScript
18 25 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 279 (12.75%) Degree
2 117 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (3.34%) AWS Certification
5 56 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 55 (2.51%) MCSE
7 47 (2.15%) Master's Degree
8 41 (1.87%) CISSP
9 35 (1.60%) MCSA
10 34 (1.55%) TOGAF Certification
11 25 (1.14%) CEH
11 25 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
13 22 (1.01%) SC Cleared
14 20 (0.91%) PMI Certification
15 18 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (0.78%) ISEB
16 17 (0.78%) PMP
17 15 (0.69%) CISM
18 11 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.84%) QA
2 69 (3.15%) GDPR
3 53 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (1.92%) SLA
5 31 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.78%) GPG13
7 15 (0.69%) COBIT
8 14 (0.64%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.18%) PMO
13 3 (0.14%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.091%) ISO 31000
15 1 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.046%) Government Security Classifications
15 1 (0.046%) HL7
15 1 (0.046%) WCAG
System Software
1 366 (16.73%) Active Directory
2 362 (16.54%) Docker
3 176 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (6.31%) Hyper-V
5 36 (1.65%) XenApp
6 35 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (1.19%) vSphere
8 16 (0.73%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.27%) GPFS
12 6 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.23%) vCloud
13 5 (0.23%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.14%) Ceph
15 2 (0.091%) HDFS
15 2 (0.091%) KVM
15 2 (0.091%) LXC
15 2 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 300 (13.71%) Kubernetes
2 246 (11.24%) Ansible
3 213 (9.73%) Puppet
4 193 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
5 160 (7.31%) Terraform
6 87 (3.98%) SCCM
7 45 (2.06%) Single Sign-On
8 43 (1.97%) SCOM
9 41 (1.87%) SCVMM
10 35 (1.60%) CFEngine
11 28 (1.28%) Nagios
12 24 (1.10%) Packer
13 21 (0.96%) FortiGate
14 19 (0.87%) Salt
15 17 (0.78%) Kibana
16 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
17 15 (0.69%) logstash
17 15 (0.69%) Mesos
18 14 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
18 14 (0.64%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 941 (43.01%) Microsoft
2 280 (12.80%) Google
3 249 (11.38%) VMware
4 209 (9.55%) Oracle
5 110 (5.03%) Cisco
6 97 (4.43%) Red Hat
7 87 (3.98%) IBM
7 87 (3.98%) SAP
8 86 (3.93%) Splunk
9 75 (3.43%) CheckPoint
10 71 (3.24%) Citrix
11 60 (2.74%) Atlassian
12 47 (2.15%) AppDynamics
13 42 (1.92%) Symantec
13 42 (1.92%) Veeam
14 37 (1.69%) NetApp
15 36 (1.65%) EMC
16 35 (1.60%) Cognizant
17 33 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
17 33 (1.51%) Tableau