Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 219 243
Rank change year-on-year +89 +24 +31
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 189 100 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.22% 0.98% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.10% 6.13% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 139 83 31
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -20.83% +41.18%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,150 £42,000
90th Percentile £85,250 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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 1,703 1,630 1,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.00% 15.99% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,338 1,329 929
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.46% +8.95%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +54 91 £65,000 +15.04% 11
Coventry +33 26 £51,250 -26.79% 3
Herefordshire +4 14 £90,000 +89.47% 2
Shropshire +15 10 £71,250 +2.21% 1
Staffordshire +28 7 £52,500 +5.00%
Warwickshire +22 7 £65,000 +106.35% 2
Solihull +6 5 £75,000 +42.86% 1
Worcestershire -1 3 £82,500 +73.68% 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £42,500 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 135 (71.43%) IaaS
2 124 (65.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (46.56%) Amazon AWS
4 85 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (42.33%) SaaS
6 68 (35.98%) Microsoft
7 62 (32.80%) .NET
8 60 (31.75%) C#
9 54 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 51 (26.98%) Java
11 47 (24.87%) DevOps
12 44 (23.28%) Presales
13 43 (22.75%) SQL
14 41 (21.69%) TOGAF
15 40 (21.16%) Docker
16 39 (20.63%) Google
17 37 (19.58%) Public Cloud
18 36 (19.05%) Ansible
19 35 (18.52%) JavaScript
20 33 (17.46%) Service Delivery
20 33 (17.46%) Mentoring
21 32 (16.93%) Continuous Improvement
22 30 (15.87%) ITIL
22 30 (15.87%) Linux
22 30 (15.87%) Python
22 30 (15.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 29 (15.34%) Degree
23 29 (15.34%) Git (software)
24 28 (14.81%) Firewall
24 28 (14.81%) Finance

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 (4.23%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (4.23%) CMS
2 7 (3.70%) Apache
2 7 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Maya
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.12%) SAP ECC
1 4 (2.12%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 135 (71.43%) IaaS
2 124 (65.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (46.56%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (42.33%) SaaS
5 20 (10.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.70%) iPaaS
8 7 (3.70%) Office 365
8 7 (3.70%) OpenShift
8 7 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (3.17%) Amazon S3
9 6 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (3.17%) Azure Functions
9 6 (3.17%) Serverless
10 5 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (2.65%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (2.65%) Route 53
11 3 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.81%) Firewall
2 13 (6.88%) DNS
3 9 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.59%) Network Security
6 2 (1.06%) NAS
6 2 (1.06%) SAN
6 2 (1.06%) VSAN
7 1 (0.53%) HTTP
7 1 (0.53%) Skype
7 1 (0.53%) SMTP
7 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.99%) Big Data
2 17 (8.99%) Power BI
3 16 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 16 (8.47%) NoSQL
4 15 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (7.41%) MySQL
6 13 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (6.88%) MongoDB
7 12 (6.35%) DB2
7 12 (6.35%) Relational Database
8 11 (5.82%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (3.70%) Blockchain
11 7 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 7 (3.70%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
11 7 (3.70%) QlikView
11 7 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (15.34%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.64%) Visual Studio
3 18 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (4.23%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.70%) Vagrant
6 6 (3.17%) CircleCI
7 5 (2.65%) Codeship
7 5 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.12%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.06%) Ant
9 2 (1.06%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.06%) Gatling
9 2 (1.06%) GitLab
9 2 (1.06%) JIRA
9 2 (1.06%) JSUnit
9 2 (1.06%) Maven
9 2 (1.06%) Mocha
9 2 (1.06%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.06%) Selenium
9 2 (1.06%) Sinon.JS
General
1 28 (14.81%) Finance
2 19 (10.05%) Publishing
3 14 (7.41%) Marketing
4 10 (5.29%) Retail
5 4 (2.12%) Local Government
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (44.44%) Architect
2 43 (22.75%) Solutions Architect
3 30 (15.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 28 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 23 (12.17%) Cloud Architect
5 23 (12.17%) Developer
6 17 (8.99%) .NET Software Engineer
7 16 (8.47%) Java Engineer
7 16 (8.47%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (7.94%) Azure Architect
8 15 (7.94%) C# Software Engineer
9 14 (7.41%) .NET Developer
9 14 (7.41%) Data Architect
9 14 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (6.88%) Senior Java Engineer
10 13 (6.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 12 (6.35%) Lead Architect
12 11 (5.82%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 11 (5.82%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 11 (5.82%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (32.80%) .NET
2 23 (12.17%) HTML
3 20 (10.58%) AngularJS
4 16 (8.47%) CSS
5 15 (7.94%) .NET Framework
6 14 (7.41%) .NET Core
7 13 (6.88%) ASP.NET
7 13 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (6.88%) Entity Framework
7 13 (6.88%) WCF
8 12 (6.35%) Web Services
9 11 (5.82%) Backbone.js
9 11 (5.82%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (5.29%) Node.js
11 8 (4.23%) jQuery
11 8 (4.23%) Middleware
11 8 (4.23%) OAuth
11 8 (4.23%) SOAP
12 7 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.58%) Public Cloud
2 23 (12.17%) Management Information System
3 22 (11.64%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 18 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 17 (8.99%) CMDB
7 16 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (5.82%) NHS
10 9 (4.76%) Reference Data
11 8 (4.23%) Taxonomies
12 7 (3.70%) Fintech
13 6 (3.17%) Private Cloud
14 5 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (2.65%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (2.12%) Robotics
15 4 (2.12%) Social Media
16 3 (1.59%) Virtual Team
17 2 (1.06%) Blog
17 2 (1.06%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.87%) Linux
2 19 (10.05%) Unix
3 14 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 47 (24.87%) DevOps
4 44 (23.28%) Presales
5 41 (21.69%) TOGAF
6 33 (17.46%) Mentoring
6 33 (17.46%) Service Delivery
7 32 (16.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 30 (15.87%) ITIL
9 27 (14.29%) Microservices
9 27 (14.29%) Migration
9 27 (14.29%) Open Source
10 26 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (13.76%) Service Management
10 26 (13.76%) Zachman Framework
11 25 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (12.70%) Information Security
12 24 (12.70%) Project Management
13 23 (12.17%) CRM
13 23 (12.17%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 60 (31.75%) C#
2 51 (26.98%) Java
3 43 (22.75%) SQL
4 35 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 30 (15.87%) Python
6 23 (12.17%) Bash Shell
7 17 (8.99%) PowerShell
8 14 (7.41%) PHP
9 12 (6.35%) T-SQL
10 10 (5.29%) Perl
11 9 (4.76%) Scala
12 7 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.53%) C++
13 1 (0.53%) Delphi
13 1 (0.53%) Go
13 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (15.34%) Degree
2 21 (11.11%) CISSP
3 19 (10.05%) CEH
3 19 (10.05%) CompTIA Security+
4 18 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (9.52%) ISEB
5 17 (8.99%) PMI Certification
5 17 (8.99%) PMP
6 10 (5.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (5.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.06%) GSEC
9 1 (0.53%) MCSE
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (12.17%) GDPR
3 17 (8.99%) GPG13
4 7 (3.70%) SLA
5 5 (2.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (2.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (21.16%) Docker
2 22 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (19.05%) Ansible
2 24 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (12.17%) Puppet
4 16 (8.47%) Terraform
5 15 (7.94%) Kubernetes
6 11 (5.82%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (4.76%) Consul
8 7 (3.70%) Packer
9 5 (2.65%) CFEngine
10 4 (2.12%) OpenVAS
11 2 (1.06%) Grafana
11 2 (1.06%) Kibana
11 2 (1.06%) logstash
11 2 (1.06%) Rancher
11 2 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.06%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.06%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.53%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (35.98%) Microsoft
2 39 (20.63%) Google
3 22 (11.64%) VMware
4 18 (9.52%) Citrix
4 18 (9.52%) EMC
4 18 (9.52%) NetApp
5 17 (8.99%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.82%) Oracle
7 9 (4.76%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.70%) Informatica
8 7 (3.70%) Tableau
8 7 (3.70%) Xamarin
9 5 (2.65%) IBM
10 4 (2.12%) AlienVault
10 4 (2.12%) SAP
11 3 (1.59%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.06%) Dynatrace
12 2 (1.06%) Riverbed
13 1 (0.53%) BMC
13 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow