Period
to 19 January 2022

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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 173 144 220
Rank change year-on-year -29 +76 +31
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 2,741 1,432 1,908
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 2.28% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.90% 5.54% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,946 1,141 1,435
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,050 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -3.70%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -

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 55,949 25,843 42,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.62% 41.22% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 38,641 22,054 34,605
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -31 2,374 £72,500 +5.07% 377
UK excluding London -22 1,231 £60,000 -1.23% 218
London -24 1,206 £82,500 +3.13% 184
Work from Home -55 596 £67,500 +3.85% 88
South East -72 373 £70,000 +7.69% 66
North of England +33 346 £60,000 - 69
Midlands -1 227 £60,000 -0.83% 33
North West -1 171 £57,500 -8.00% 40
West Midlands -20 164 £65,000 +1.17% 26
Yorkshire +42 153 £60,000 +37.93% 24
South West -42 115 £50,000 -9.09% 14
East of England -49 78 £55,000 -8.33% 10
East Midlands -19 63 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Scotland -53 49 £55,000 -16.03% 19
Wales -13 47 £47,500 -26.92% 5
North East -21 23 £62,500 +16.28% 5
Northern Ireland -24 16 £42,500 +6.25% 5

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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 2,000 (72.97%) Azure
2 1,576 (57.50%) IaaS
3 1,247 (45.49%) DevOps
4 1,223 (44.62%) SaaS
5 1,070 (39.04%) AWS
6 1,008 (36.77%) Microsoft
7 1,007 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
8 787 (28.71%) CI/CD
9 698 (25.47%) Kubernetes
10 597 (21.78%) SQL
11 585 (21.34%) Terraform
12 568 (20.72%) PowerShell
13 543 (19.81%) Python
14 511 (18.64%) Social Skills
15 508 (18.53%) Docker
16 497 (18.13%) Linux
17 458 (16.71%) Active Directory
17 458 (16.71%) Finance
18 440 (16.05%) Windows
19 426 (15.54%) Infrastructure as Code
20 420 (15.32%) Public Cloud
21 406 (14.81%) Ansible
22 400 (14.59%) GCP
23 398 (14.52%) Microservices
24 381 (13.90%) .NET
25 378 (13.79%) SQL Server
26 375 (13.68%) JavaScript
27 373 (13.61%) Microsoft 365
28 341 (12.44%) C#
29 331 (12.08%) Problem-Solving

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
1 108 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 94 (3.43%) IIS
3 60 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
4 54 (1.97%) Confluence
5 46 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 37 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 31 (1.13%) MS Exchange
7 31 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 29 (1.06%) Apache
9 21 (0.77%) GemFire
10 19 (0.69%) Camunda
10 19 (0.69%) CMS
11 18 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.44%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.44%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.40%) WordPress
15 10 (0.36%) EPiServer
Applications
1 62 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.22%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (0.99%) Sentinel
2 23 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.66%) Magento
4 11 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.26%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.073%) Maximo
10 2 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.073%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.073%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2,000 (72.97%) Azure
2 1,576 (57.50%) IaaS
3 1,223 (44.62%) SaaS
4 1,070 (39.04%) AWS
5 400 (14.59%) GCP
6 373 (13.61%) Microsoft 365
7 303 (11.05%) Serverless
8 229 (8.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 171 (6.24%) Cloud Computing
10 170 (6.20%) Power Platform
11 154 (5.62%) GitHub
12 140 (5.11%) Azure Data Factory
13 120 (4.38%) Azure Service Bus
14 104 (3.79%) Azure Monitor
15 94 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
16 81 (2.96%) Azure Key Vault
17 80 (2.92%) Azure Storage
18 78 (2.85%) Azure Functions
19 77 (2.81%) OpenShift
20 73 (2.66%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 235 (8.57%) Firewall
2 167 (6.09%) DNS
3 165 (6.02%) Network Security
4 136 (4.96%) WAN
5 122 (4.45%) VPN
6 118 (4.30%) LAN
7 85 (3.10%) DHCP
8 65 (2.37%) SAN
9 51 (1.86%) TCP/IP
10 49 (1.79%) HTTP
11 45 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
12 43 (1.57%) Internet
13 38 (1.39%) SSL
14 33 (1.20%) VoIP
15 31 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
16 29 (1.06%) IPsec
17 28 (1.02%) SSH
18 27 (0.99%) SD-WAN
19 24 (0.88%) VLAN
20 22 (0.80%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 165 (6.02%) Big Data
3 162 (5.91%) Azure SQL Database
4 142 (5.18%) Power BI
5 127 (4.63%) NoSQL
6 108 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
7 104 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
8 84 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 76 (2.77%) Relational Database
10 68 (2.48%) Data Lake
11 57 (2.08%) MySQL
12 50 (1.82%) Redis
13 46 (1.68%) MongoDB
14 42 (1.53%) Tableau
15 40 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 38 (1.39%) Hadoop
17 35 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 24 (0.88%) Oracle Database
19 22 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 22 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 289 (10.54%) Jenkins
2 265 (9.67%) Git (software)
3 154 (5.62%) TeamCity
4 95 (3.47%) JIRA
5 89 (3.25%) Gradle
6 85 (3.10%) GitLab
6 85 (3.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 58 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
8 54 (1.97%) Visual Studio
9 45 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (1.28%) Bitbucket
12 33 (1.20%) Protractor
13 32 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
14 31 (1.13%) Cucumber
15 27 (0.99%) Selenium
16 22 (0.80%) Maven
17 20 (0.73%) gulp
18 18 (0.66%) Jasmine
18 18 (0.66%) SpecFlow
General
1 511 (18.64%) Social Skills
2 458 (16.71%) Finance
3 198 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 151 (5.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 147 (5.36%) Public Sector
6 93 (3.39%) Banking
7 89 (3.25%) Law
7 89 (3.25%) Marketing
8 71 (2.59%) Retail
9 56 (2.04%) Games
10 54 (1.97%) Legal
11 40 (1.46%) Telecoms
12 37 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
13 36 (1.31%) Billing
13 36 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
14 31 (1.13%) Manufacturing
15 29 (1.06%) Back Office
15 29 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
16 28 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
16 28 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 751 (27.40%) Architect
2 382 (13.94%) Developer
3 328 (11.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 259 (9.45%) Cloud Architect
5 256 (9.34%) Solutions Architect
6 230 (8.39%) Cloud Engineer
7 217 (7.92%) Azure Engineer
8 198 (7.22%) Azure Architect
9 194 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 123 (4.49%) Consultant
11 92 (3.36%) Senior DevOps
12 91 (3.32%) Software Engineer
13 89 (3.25%) .NET Developer
14 85 (3.10%) Senior Developer
15 84 (3.06%) Platform Engineer
16 80 (2.92%) AWS Engineer
16 80 (2.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 78 (2.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 73 (2.66%) Analyst
19 72 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (13.90%) .NET
2 222 (8.10%) React
3 191 (6.97%) ARM Templates
4 177 (6.46%) Node.js
5 161 (5.87%) HTML
6 153 (5.58%) JSON
7 141 (5.14%) CSS
8 110 (4.01%) REST
9 99 (3.61%) .NET Core
9 99 (3.61%) RESTful
10 89 (3.25%) AngularJS
10 89 (3.25%) Kafka
11 81 (2.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 81 (2.96%) Spring
11 81 (2.96%) Web Services
12 76 (2.77%) XML
13 74 (2.70%) Middleware
14 71 (2.59%) ASP.NET
14 71 (2.59%) Spring Boot
15 70 (2.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 420 (15.32%) Public Cloud
2 276 (10.07%) Cloud Native
3 159 (5.80%) User Experience
4 142 (5.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 138 (5.03%) Data Centre
6 119 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
7 111 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
8 109 (3.98%) Management Information System
9 79 (2.88%) Mobile App
10 58 (2.12%) Private Cloud
11 51 (1.86%) PKI
12 48 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
12 48 (1.75%) Virtual Team
13 47 (1.71%) Clustering
14 44 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
15 36 (1.31%) Replication
16 21 (0.77%) N-Tier
17 20 (0.73%) Legacy Applications
18 17 (0.62%) Pricing Data
18 17 (0.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 497 (18.13%) Linux
2 440 (16.05%) Windows
3 216 (7.88%) Windows Server
4 180 (6.57%) Unix
5 67 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 57 (2.08%) Windows Server 2016
7 55 (2.01%) VMS
8 53 (1.93%) Android
8 53 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 35 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
12 15 (0.55%) Mac OS
13 14 (0.51%) CentOS
13 14 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.47%) Solaris
15 12 (0.44%) SUSE
16 10 (0.36%) AIX
17 8 (0.29%) Debian
17 8 (0.29%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,247 (45.49%) DevOps
2 1,007 (36.74%) Agile Software Development
3 787 (28.71%) CI/CD
4 426 (15.54%) Infrastructure as Code
5 398 (14.52%) Microservices
6 331 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
7 328 (11.97%) Migration
8 268 (9.78%) Scrum
9 263 (9.60%) Configuration Management
10 253 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 251 (9.16%) Software Engineering
12 242 (8.83%) Test Automation
13 226 (8.25%) Analytics
14 225 (8.21%) Mentoring
15 219 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
16 207 (7.55%) SDLC
17 199 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
18 194 (7.08%) Coaching
19 189 (6.90%) Presales
20 185 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 597 (21.78%) SQL
2 568 (20.72%) PowerShell
3 543 (19.81%) Python
4 375 (13.68%) JavaScript
5 341 (12.44%) C#
6 294 (10.73%) Java
7 223 (8.14%) Bash
8 134 (4.89%) Ruby
9 115 (4.20%) Go
10 107 (3.90%) T-SQL
11 84 (3.06%) TypeScript
12 55 (2.01%) R
13 49 (1.79%) Perl
13 49 (1.79%) PHP
14 48 (1.75%) Scala
15 45 (1.64%) C
16 43 (1.57%) C++
17 41 (1.50%) Groovy
18 20 (0.73%) Kotlin
19 19 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 260 (9.49%) Degree
2 185 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 164 (5.98%) Security Cleared
4 140 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 81 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (1.57%) MCSA
7 36 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 36 (1.31%) OCP
7 36 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
8 33 (1.20%) CISSP
8 33 (1.20%) MCSE
9 24 (0.88%) MCTS
10 20 (0.73%) AWS Certification
11 18 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.58%) DBS Check
13 14 (0.51%) SANS
14 13 (0.47%) GIAC
15 12 (0.44%) Master's Degree
16 10 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
17 9 (0.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.25%) SLA
2 87 (3.17%) QA
3 67 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.46%) GDPR
5 35 (1.28%) PCI DSS
6 34 (1.24%) Data Quality
7 30 (1.09%) NIST
8 14 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.44%) NCSC
10 9 (0.33%) PMO
11 7 (0.26%) Accessibility
11 7 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.18%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.18%) SOC 2
13 3 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.11%) GMP
13 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.11%) ITGC
System Software
1 508 (18.53%) Docker
2 458 (16.71%) Active Directory
3 160 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
5 71 (2.59%) Hyper-V
6 31 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 31 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.09%) vSphere
8 25 (0.91%) Firmware
9 10 (0.36%) vCloud
10 8 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.29%) VMware NSX
11 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.22%) NFS
12 6 (0.22%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.18%) BitLocker
14 4 (0.15%) KVM
14 4 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 698 (25.47%) Kubernetes
2 585 (21.34%) Terraform
3 406 (14.81%) Ansible
4 185 (6.75%) Opscode Chef
5 176 (6.42%) Puppet
6 133 (4.85%) SCCM
7 83 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
8 53 (1.93%) Grafana
9 48 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
10 42 (1.53%) Prometheus
11 35 (1.28%) SCOM
12 30 (1.09%) CFEngine
13 24 (0.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 23 (0.84%) FortiGate
14 23 (0.84%) Packer
15 22 (0.80%) Kibana
16 16 (0.58%) CASB
16 16 (0.58%) WSUS
17 15 (0.55%) Istio
17 15 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,008 (36.77%) Microsoft
2 220 (8.03%) VMware
3 192 (7.00%) Oracle
4 158 (5.76%) Google
5 140 (5.11%) Cisco
6 84 (3.06%) Databricks
7 71 (2.59%) SAP
8 67 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 62 (2.26%) Citrix
10 47 (1.71%) ServiceNow
11 45 (1.64%) Veeam
12 39 (1.42%) Aruba
13 35 (1.28%) IBM
14 33 (1.20%) HP
15 32 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
16 26 (0.95%) Sophos
17 25 (0.91%) Meraki
17 25 (0.91%) MuleSoft
18 24 (0.88%) Splunk
19 22 (0.80%) Sitecore