Period
to 20 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 409 592
Rank change year-on-year +72 +183 +183
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1674 1420 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.74% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.27% 5.86% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1081 706
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,975 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,125 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +22.22%

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 31773 24240 19969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.24% 12.70% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26131 20358 16433
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 +72 1537 £62,500 +4.17% 96
London +96 889 £67,500 - 45
UK excluding London +5 709 £50,000 -4.76% 53
South East +34 262 £60,000 +9.09% 9
North of England -2 132 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Midlands -2 116 £47,500 -12.04% 12
West Midlands +14 105 £47,500 -17.39% 8
Yorkshire +45 70 £50,000 -9.09% 11
East of England +14 69 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North West -28 61 £55,000 +6.14% 9
South West -8 59 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Wales +36 44 £36,375 -16.38% 1
Northern Ireland -10 17 £81,000 +138.24%
Scotland -32 15 £47,750 +12.35% 1
East Midlands +6 11 £62,500 +21.36% 4
North East +15 3 £75,000 +66.67% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1068 (63.80%) IaaS
2 909 (54.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 750 (44.80%) SaaS
4 664 (39.67%) Microsoft
5 649 (38.77%) Amazon AWS
6 567 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
7 506 (30.23%) DevOps
8 399 (23.84%) Java
9 364 (21.74%) Windows
10 326 (19.47%) Active Directory
11 319 (19.06%) Puppet
12 317 (18.94%) SQL
13 306 (18.28%) Finance
14 301 (17.98%) .NET
15 294 (17.56%) Linux
16 289 (17.26%) Python
17 277 (16.55%) JavaScript
18 270 (16.13%) VMware
19 269 (16.07%) SQL Server
20 260 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
21 257 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
22 244 (14.58%) Office 365
23 238 (14.22%) Docker
24 229 (13.68%) TDD
25 217 (12.96%) PowerShell
26 215 (12.84%) C#
27 212 (12.66%) Open Source
28 211 (12.60%) Microservices
29 208 (12.43%) Data Centre
30 207 (12.37%) 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
1 105 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 101 (6.03%) Cloud Foundry
3 100 (5.97%) WebSphere
4 89 (5.32%) OpenStack
5 72 (4.30%) CMS
6 71 (4.24%) Confluence
6 71 (4.24%) Tomcat
7 67 (4.00%) Skype for Business
8 57 (3.41%) MS Exchange
9 55 (3.29%) Apache Solr
10 53 (3.17%) IIS
11 48 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 46 (2.75%) Apache Spark
13 45 (2.69%) nginx
14 37 (2.21%) Apache
15 27 (1.61%) JBoss
15 27 (1.61%) WebLogic
16 24 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
18 17 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.42%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.12%) Summit
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.060%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.060%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1068 (63.80%) IaaS
2 909 (54.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 750 (44.80%) SaaS
4 649 (38.77%) Amazon AWS
5 244 (14.58%) Office 365
6 106 (6.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 68 (4.06%) IBM Cloud
8 64 (3.82%) OpenShift
9 61 (3.64%) npm
10 59 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
11 56 (3.35%) Bluemix
12 55 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 33 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
14 28 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 23 (1.37%) Serverless
16 20 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (1.08%) Google Analytics
18 17 (1.02%) iPaaS
19 16 (0.96%) GitHub
20 14 (0.84%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 195 (11.65%) DNS
2 179 (10.69%) Firewall
3 146 (8.72%) WAN
4 122 (7.29%) VPN
5 95 (5.68%) DHCP
6 90 (5.38%) LAN
7 72 (4.30%) SAN
8 67 (4.00%) Skype
9 65 (3.88%) Internet
10 60 (3.58%) SSL
11 49 (2.93%) TCP/IP
12 38 (2.27%) PBX
13 36 (2.15%) DMZ
14 33 (1.97%) Unified Communications
15 31 (1.85%) VLAN
16 27 (1.61%) HTTP
17 26 (1.55%) VoIP
18 24 (1.43%) LDAP
18 24 (1.43%) MPLS
19 22 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 156 (9.32%) NoSQL
3 138 (8.24%) MongoDB
4 114 (6.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 100 (5.97%) Big Data
6 66 (3.94%) MySQL
7 51 (3.05%) Hadoop
8 49 (2.93%) Relational Database
9 48 (2.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 43 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (2.33%) CouchDB
12 37 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
13 34 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 32 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.55%) Redis
16 25 (1.49%) Oracle Database
17 22 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 207 (12.37%) Jenkins
2 138 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 91 (5.44%) JIRA
4 76 (4.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 69 (4.12%) Gradle
6 66 (3.94%) Maven
7 57 (3.41%) gulp
7 57 (3.41%) Visual Studio
8 45 (2.69%) TeamCity
9 37 (2.21%) JUnit
10 34 (2.03%) Travis CI
11 32 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
12 31 (1.85%) CircleCI
12 31 (1.85%) IBM UrbanCode
12 31 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (1.55%) Bitbucket
14 25 (1.49%) Mercurial
15 22 (1.31%) Jasmine
16 19 (1.14%) MSBuild
16 19 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 306 (18.28%) Finance
2 90 (5.38%) Banking
3 74 (4.42%) Retail
4 69 (4.12%) Marketing
5 42 (2.51%) Law
6 41 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 34 (2.03%) Billing
8 34 (2.03%) Games
8 34 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 28 (1.67%) Legal
10 24 (1.43%) Advertising
11 22 (1.31%) Electronics
11 22 (1.31%) Publishing
12 18 (1.08%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.90%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.48%) Automotive
15 4 (0.24%) French Language
16 3 (0.18%) Back Office
16 3 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 459 (27.42%) Architect
2 246 (14.70%) Developer
3 184 (10.99%) Cloud Architect
4 180 (10.75%) Cloud Engineer
5 158 (9.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 151 (9.02%) Solutions Architect
7 143 (8.54%) Azure Engineer
8 132 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 109 (6.51%) Consultant
10 84 (5.02%) Azure Architect
11 77 (4.60%) Senior Developer
12 76 (4.54%) .NET Developer
13 73 (4.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 66 (3.94%) Infrastructure Architect
15 60 (3.58%) Analyst
16 58 (3.46%) Administrator
17 56 (3.35%) Cloud Consultant
18 46 (2.75%) Azure DevOps
19 44 (2.63%) C# Developer
19 44 (2.63%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (17.98%) .NET
2 205 (12.25%) AngularJS
3 201 (12.01%) CSS
4 199 (11.89%) Node.js
5 193 (11.53%) HTML
6 147 (8.78%) Web Services
7 137 (8.18%) HTML5
8 118 (7.05%) ASP.NET
9 86 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 83 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 72 (4.30%) JSON
12 70 (4.18%) React
13 63 (3.76%) CSS3
14 62 (3.70%) Middleware
15 61 (3.64%) REST
16 60 (3.58%) .NET Framework
17 58 (3.46%) Spring
18 56 (3.35%) WCF
19 55 (3.29%) RESTful
20 37 (2.21%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 208 (12.43%) Data Centre
2 182 (10.87%) Public Cloud
3 120 (7.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 110 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 103 (6.15%) User Experience
6 96 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
7 88 (5.26%) Computer Science
8 64 (3.82%) PKI
9 63 (3.76%) Management Information System
10 53 (3.17%) Private Cloud
11 44 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
12 36 (2.15%) Cloud Native
13 32 (1.91%) Clustering
14 26 (1.55%) BYOD
15 24 (1.43%) N-Tier
16 23 (1.37%) Social Media
17 22 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
18 21 (1.25%) Mobile App
19 19 (1.14%) Internet of Things
19 19 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 364 (21.74%) Windows
2 294 (17.56%) Linux
3 162 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 83 (4.96%) Unix
5 59 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (2.87%) Android
8 43 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (2.33%) Windows 7
10 38 (2.27%) Apple iOS
11 33 (1.97%) Windows 10
12 32 (1.91%) CentOS
13 22 (1.31%) Windows Phone
13 22 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (1.19%) Solaris
15 19 (1.14%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.78%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.78%) Windows Vista
17 12 (0.72%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (30.23%) DevOps
3 260 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
4 229 (13.68%) TDD
5 212 (12.66%) Open Source
6 211 (12.60%) Microservices
7 196 (11.71%) ITIL
8 168 (10.04%) Scrum
9 161 (9.62%) Analytics
10 160 (9.56%) Migration
11 159 (9.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 145 (8.66%) Software Engineering
13 141 (8.42%) CRM
13 141 (8.42%) Presales
14 136 (8.12%) MVC
15 130 (7.77%) BDD
16 128 (7.65%) SOA
17 127 (7.59%) Test Automation
18 126 (7.53%) TOGAF
19 123 (7.35%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 399 (23.84%) Java
2 317 (18.94%) SQL
3 289 (17.26%) Python
4 277 (16.55%) JavaScript
5 217 (12.96%) PowerShell
6 215 (12.84%) C#
7 141 (8.42%) PHP
8 120 (7.17%) Ruby
9 73 (4.36%) Shell Script
10 65 (3.88%) Bash Shell
11 62 (3.70%) Perl
12 51 (3.05%) Groovy
13 43 (2.57%) Go
14 41 (2.45%) Scala
15 24 (1.43%) R
16 22 (1.31%) C++
16 22 (1.31%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.08%) C
18 11 (0.66%) Objective-C
18 11 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 205 (12.25%) Degree
2 116 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (4.24%) MCSE
4 55 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (2.99%) MCSA
6 48 (2.87%) Security Cleared
7 42 (2.51%) SC Cleared
8 27 (1.61%) MCSD
9 25 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (1.43%) CISSP
11 23 (1.37%) ISEB
12 17 (1.02%) Master's Degree
13 16 (0.96%) PMI Certification
14 15 (0.90%) CCNA
15 12 (0.72%) PMP
16 11 (0.66%) CCNP
16 11 (0.66%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.60%) CCIE
18 8 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 7 (0.42%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.03%) QA
2 33 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.37%) SLA
4 16 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.90%) GCP
6 11 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.66%) HIPAA
7 10 (0.60%) GDPR
8 9 (0.54%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.36%) GPG13
10 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.24%) PMBOK
10 4 (0.24%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.12%) HL7
11 2 (0.12%) PMO
12 1 (0.060%) COBIT
12 1 (0.060%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.060%) JSP 440
System Software
1 326 (19.47%) Active Directory
2 238 (14.22%) Docker
3 201 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 160 (9.56%) Hyper-V
5 82 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (1.61%) vSphere
7 27 (1.61%) XenApp
8 18 (1.08%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.66%) NFS
10 10 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.48%) vCloud
12 6 (0.36%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.30%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.24%) KVM
14 4 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.18%) HDFS
15 3 (0.18%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 319 (19.06%) Puppet
2 257 (15.35%) Opscode Chef
3 189 (11.29%) Ansible
4 139 (8.30%) Kubernetes
5 69 (4.12%) SCCM
6 54 (3.23%) SCOM
7 44 (2.63%) Terraform
8 22 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 21 (1.25%) Nagios
9 21 (1.25%) WSUS
10 18 (1.08%) EdgeSight
11 13 (0.78%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.66%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.60%) Mesos
13 10 (0.60%) Salt
14 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.36%) CA Wily
15 6 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.30%) vCenter Server
16 5 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 664 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 270 (16.13%) VMware
3 186 (11.11%) Oracle
4 181 (10.81%) IBM
5 150 (8.96%) Google
6 93 (5.56%) Cisco
7 91 (5.44%) Red Hat
8 75 (4.48%) Splunk
9 63 (3.76%) SAP
10 50 (2.99%) ATG
10 50 (2.99%) Demandware
10 50 (2.99%) hybris
11 46 (2.75%) Citrix
12 42 (2.51%) EMC
12 42 (2.51%) NetApp
12 42 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (2.09%) HP
14 33 (1.97%) Dell
15 31 (1.85%) CheckPoint
16 29 (1.73%) AppDynamics