Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 128 134
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6 +69
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 85 145 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.41% 2.14% 2.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.79% 7.15% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82 154 118
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,500 £38,700 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,125 £86,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +3.85%

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 1,469 2,028 1,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.73% 29.97% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,172 1,780 1,346
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PaaS as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for PaaS in the West Midlands

PaaS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing PaaS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +14 54 £70,000 +14.29% 8
Warwickshire +26 10 £72,000 -4.00% 1
Solihull +17 10 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Herefordshire +9 6 £50,000 - 1
Coventry +22 2 £43,000 -25.22% 1
Staffordshire +28 1 £45,000 -33.33%
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 70 (82.35%) Azure
2 56 (65.88%) DevOps
3 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (54.12%) IaaS
5 41 (48.24%) AWS
6 40 (47.06%) SaaS
7 39 (45.88%) PowerShell
8 36 (42.35%) Ansible
8 36 (42.35%) Terraform
9 34 (40.00%) SQL
10 32 (37.65%) Kubernetes
10 32 (37.65%) Docker
11 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
12 27 (31.76%) Jenkins
13 22 (25.88%) Windows
14 21 (24.71%) GitHub
15 20 (23.53%) .NET
15 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
15 20 (23.53%) Finance
16 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
17 18 (21.18%) Scrum
17 18 (21.18%) JIRA
17 18 (21.18%) Office 365
18 17 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
19 16 (18.82%) OpenShift
19 16 (18.82%) Linux
19 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
19 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure as Code
20 15 (17.65%) Decision-Making
20 15 (17.65%) 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 8 (9.41%) Confluence
2 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 70 (82.35%) Azure
2 46 (54.12%) IaaS
3 41 (48.24%) AWS
4 40 (47.06%) SaaS
5 21 (24.71%) GitHub
6 18 (21.18%) Office 365
7 17 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (18.82%) OpenShift
9 12 (14.12%) GCP
10 8 (9.41%) Logic Apps
11 6 (7.06%) Serverless
12 2 (2.35%) Azure Stack
13 1 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
13 1 (1.18%) Power Platform
13 1 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.65%) Firewall
2 10 (11.76%) AMQP
2 10 (11.76%) Network Security
3 9 (10.59%) DNS
4 6 (7.06%) VLAN
4 6 (7.06%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) NAS
5 1 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.41%) Redis
5 4 (4.71%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) OLTP
7 1 (1.18%) Power BI
7 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 27 (31.76%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.18%) JIRA
3 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.71%) GitLab
5 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.18%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (34.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (27.06%) Architect
3 15 (17.65%) Lead DevOps
4 14 (16.47%) Azure Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Azure DevOps
6 12 (14.12%) DevOps Architect
7 10 (11.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 9 (10.59%) AWS DevOps
9 8 (9.41%) Azure Architect
10 7 (8.24%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (8.24%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 7 (8.24%) Network Security Specialist
10 7 (8.24%) Network Specialist
10 7 (8.24%) Product Owner
10 7 (8.24%) Product Specialist
10 7 (8.24%) Security Specialist
10 7 (8.24%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (8.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (7.06%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
11 6 (7.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) .NET
2 13 (15.29%) YAML
3 12 (14.12%) .NET Framework
3 12 (14.12%) Kafka
3 12 (14.12%) REST
4 11 (12.94%) .NET Core
4 11 (12.94%) Spring
4 11 (12.94%) Spring Boot
5 8 (9.41%) Memcached
6 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.18%) COM
6 1 (1.18%) CSS
6 1 (1.18%) jQuery
6 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.18%) React
6 1 (1.18%) RESTful
6 1 (1.18%) WCF
6 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Private Cloud
2 14 (16.47%) Cloud Native
3 9 (10.59%) Public Cloud
4 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.24%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (8.24%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.35%) User Experience
8 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Windows
2 16 (18.82%) Linux
3 13 (15.29%) Unix
4 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.88%) DevOps
2 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.18%) Scrum
4 16 (18.82%) Infrastructure as Code
5 15 (17.65%) Decision-Making
5 15 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 14 (16.47%) Deployment Automation
7 13 (15.29%) SDLC
8 12 (14.12%) Microservices
8 12 (14.12%) Prototyping
8 12 (14.12%) Rapid Prototyping
9 11 (12.94%) Configuration Management
9 11 (12.94%) Project Delivery
10 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Automation
10 9 (10.59%) Migration
10 9 (10.59%) Pair Programming
10 9 (10.59%) Project Management
11 8 (9.41%) Analytics
11 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 8 (9.41%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) PowerShell
2 34 (40.00%) SQL
3 14 (16.47%) Bash Shell
4 11 (12.94%) Java
5 9 (10.59%) Python
6 5 (5.88%) C#
6 5 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.18%) Go
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
7 1 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) MCSE
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.24%) CCNP
3 7 (8.24%) CISSP
3 7 (8.24%) CSPO
3 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) VCP5
4 4 (4.71%) VCP6
4 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.53%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.18%) GDPR
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) NIST
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (37.65%) Docker
2 20 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (42.35%) Ansible
1 36 (42.35%) Terraform
2 32 (37.65%) Kubernetes
3 11 (12.94%) SCCM
4 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (5.88%) Puppet
5 5 (5.88%) SCOM
6 4 (4.71%) CFEngine
6 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.71%) WSUS
7 1 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.82%) Red Hat
3 14 (16.47%) Oracle
4 11 (12.94%) Google
5 6 (7.06%) VMware
6 4 (4.71%) Cisco
6 4 (4.71%) Citrix
6 4 (4.71%) McAfee
6 4 (4.71%) NetApp
6 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.18%) Broadcom
8 1 (1.18%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.18%) IBM
8 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.18%) Sun