Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 204 240
Rank change year-on-year +70 +36 +19
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 165 111 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.14% 1.15% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.10% 7.13% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 106 77 15
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -19.23% +62.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £46,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,634 1,557 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.15% 16.06% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,247 1,220 901
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +8.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PaaS in the West Midlands

PaaS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PaaS in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for PaaS in the West Midlands

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PaaS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PaaS in the West Midlands

PaaS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Birmingham +50 100 £64,000 +11.30% 26
Coventry +1 17 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Shropshire +8 9 £42,500 -43.33% 1
Herefordshire - 9 £90,000 - 1
Warwickshire +31 5 £60,000 +71.43% 1
Staffordshire +21 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Worcestershire -4 3 £82,500 - 1
Solihull +10 1 - -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 121 (73.33%) IaaS
2 102 (61.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (52.73%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (48.48%) SaaS
5 70 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (37.58%) Microsoft
7 45 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 45 (27.27%) Presales
8 41 (24.85%) DevOps
8 41 (24.85%) Google
9 39 (23.64%) TOGAF
10 38 (23.03%) Java
11 37 (22.42%) GDPR
12 36 (21.82%) Thought Leadership
13 35 (21.21%) Docker
14 34 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (20.00%) SQL
15 33 (20.00%) Project Management
16 32 (19.39%) C#
16 32 (19.39%) .NET
16 32 (19.39%) Degree
16 32 (19.39%) Data Protection
16 32 (19.39%) Ansible
17 30 (18.18%) Linux
18 29 (17.58%) ITIL
18 29 (17.58%) Python
19 28 (16.97%) Microservices
19 28 (16.97%) Public Cloud
20 27 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
20 27 (16.36%) Firewall

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.45%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (4.85%) CMS
4 7 (4.24%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.03%) Apache
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.21%) SAS
8 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) SAP ECC
1 4 (2.42%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (73.33%) IaaS
2 102 (61.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (52.73%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (48.48%) SaaS
5 16 (9.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 16 (9.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (9.70%) Office 365
6 13 (7.88%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (5.45%) OneDrive
8 7 (4.24%) Azure Functions
8 7 (4.24%) iPaaS
8 7 (4.24%) OpenShift
8 7 (4.24%) Serverless
8 7 (4.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (3.64%) Amazon S3
9 6 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (3.03%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (3.03%) Route 53
11 3 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.36%) Firewall
2 11 (6.67%) DNS
3 9 (5.45%) Skype
3 9 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
5 1 (0.61%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) SMTP
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.33%) Power BI
1 22 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (9.09%) Big Data
3 15 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 13 (7.88%) MongoDB
5 13 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (7.27%) DB2
6 12 (7.27%) MySQL
7 11 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (6.06%) Relational Database
9 9 (5.45%) RDBMS
10 7 (4.24%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (3.03%) Blockchain
12 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (3.03%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (3.03%) QlikView
12 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (13.94%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (4.85%) CircleCI
5 7 (4.24%) Codeship
5 7 (4.24%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.24%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.42%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.82%) JIRA
8 2 (1.21%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.21%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.21%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.21%) Maven
8 2 (1.21%) Mocha
8 2 (1.21%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (13.33%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Marketing
3 18 (10.91%) Publishing
4 10 (6.06%) Retail
5 4 (2.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 70 (42.42%) Architect
2 38 (23.03%) Solutions Architect
3 28 (16.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.73%) Software Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) Data Architect
6 13 (7.88%) Cloud Architect
7 11 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
7 11 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Analyst
8 10 (6.06%) Senior Java Engineer
8 10 (6.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) Business Analyst
9 9 (5.45%) Office 365 Business Analyst
10 8 (4.85%) Consultant
11 7 (4.24%) Product Manager
11 7 (4.24%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.39%) .NET
2 11 (6.67%) Web Services
3 10 (6.06%) HTML
4 9 (5.45%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.85%) Middleware
5 8 (4.85%) OAuth
5 8 (4.85%) SOAP
6 7 (4.24%) Node.js
6 7 (4.24%) SAML
7 5 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.03%) CSS
7 5 (3.03%) HTML5
7 5 (3.03%) jQuery
7 5 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.82%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.97%) Public Cloud
2 22 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 19 (11.52%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (10.91%) Data Centre
5 16 (9.70%) CMDB
6 12 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (5.45%) Reference Data
8 8 (4.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (4.85%) Social Media
8 8 (4.85%) Taxonomies
9 5 (3.03%) Fintech
10 4 (2.42%) Robotics
11 3 (1.82%) NHS
11 3 (1.82%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.21%) Blog
12 2 (1.21%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.18%) Linux
2 22 (13.33%) Unix
3 15 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (0.61%) CentOS
4 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.61%) SUSE
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (27.27%) Presales
2 45 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 41 (24.85%) DevOps
4 39 (23.64%) TOGAF
5 36 (21.82%) Thought Leadership
6 34 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (20.00%) Project Management
8 32 (19.39%) Data Protection
9 29 (17.58%) ITIL
10 28 (16.97%) Microservices
11 27 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (15.15%) Service Delivery
12 25 (15.15%) Service Management
13 24 (14.55%) Customer Engagement
13 24 (14.55%) Open Source
13 24 (14.55%) Zachman Framework
14 23 (13.94%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (13.33%) Information Security
15 22 (13.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.03%) Java
2 33 (20.00%) SQL
3 32 (19.39%) C#
4 29 (17.58%) Python
5 23 (13.94%) JavaScript
6 21 (12.73%) Bash Shell
7 14 (8.48%) PHP
8 10 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.85%) Perl
10 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.61%) Go
12 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) R
12 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (19.39%) Degree
2 19 (11.52%) CISSP
3 18 (10.91%) CEH
3 18 (10.91%) CompTIA Security+
4 16 (9.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (9.70%) ISEB
4 16 (9.70%) PMI Certification
4 16 (9.70%) PMP
5 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.21%) GSEC
7 2 (1.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (22.42%) GDPR
2 27 (16.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (9.70%) GPG13
4 4 (2.42%) SLA
5 3 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.21%) PMO
6 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 35 (21.21%) Docker
2 18 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.21%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (19.39%) Ansible
2 22 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.52%) Puppet
4 18 (10.91%) Kubernetes
5 15 (9.09%) Terraform
6 8 (4.85%) Packer
7 7 (4.24%) CFEngine
7 7 (4.24%) Consul
8 4 (2.42%) OpenVAS
9 2 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.61%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (37.58%) Microsoft
2 41 (24.85%) Google
3 19 (11.52%) VMware
4 16 (9.70%) CheckPoint
4 16 (9.70%) Citrix
4 16 (9.70%) EMC
4 16 (9.70%) NetApp
5 14 (8.48%) Atlassian
6 9 (5.45%) Oracle
7 6 (3.64%) Tableau
8 5 (3.03%) Informatica
8 5 (3.03%) Xamarin
9 4 (2.42%) AlienVault
9 4 (2.42%) SAP
10 2 (1.21%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.21%) IBM
11 1 (0.61%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.61%) Cisco
11 1 (0.61%) New Relic
11 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow