Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 230 276
Rank change year-on-year -1 +46 +42
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 99 107 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.95% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.17% 8.59% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 80 30 49
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £58,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.15% +38.24% -26.09%
10th Percentile £28,825 £41,925 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,061 £72,750 £51,625
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 1605 1246 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.90% 11.02% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 911 704
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,765 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% -3.03%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +5.26%

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 20 November 2017.

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 November 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
Birmingham -7 52 £57,000 -6.94% 6
Warwickshire - 20 £31,500 -
Worcestershire - 9 £47,500 -
Herefordshire +7 8 £47,500 -9.52%
Shropshire - 5 £69,713 - 2
Staffordshire +2 4 £50,000 -23.08% 3
Coventry -3 3 £70,000 - 3
Solihull -1 1 £52,500 +16.67%
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 62 (62.63%) IaaS
2 60 (60.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (53.54%) Microsoft
4 47 (47.47%) SaaS
5 41 (41.41%) Amazon AWS
6 32 (32.32%) SQL
7 28 (28.28%) .NET
8 27 (27.27%) C#
8 27 (27.27%) MongoDB
8 27 (27.27%) NoSQL
9 26 (26.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (26.26%) AngularJS
9 26 (26.26%) Degree
10 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
10 25 (25.25%) CSS
11 24 (24.24%) ITIL
11 24 (24.24%) Line Management
12 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
13 22 (22.22%) PowerShell
13 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (21.21%) Office 365
15 20 (20.20%) Service Management
15 20 (20.20%) MVC
15 20 (20.20%) Mobile Development
15 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
16 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (18.18%) Project Management
17 18 (18.18%) IBM
17 18 (18.18%) Marketing
18 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008

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 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.03%) IIS
3 2 (2.02%) JBoss
3 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.01%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (62.63%) IaaS
2 60 (60.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (47.47%) SaaS
4 41 (41.41%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (21.21%) Office 365
6 16 (16.16%) Bluemix
6 16 (16.16%) IBM Cloud
7 9 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (7.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
10 2 (2.02%) Serverless
11 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.01%) npm
11 1 (1.01%) Slack
11 1 (1.01%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.16%) Firewall
2 10 (10.10%) VPN
3 9 (9.09%) DNS
4 7 (7.07%) DHCP
4 7 (7.07%) SSL
4 7 (7.07%) WAN
5 5 (5.05%) BGP
5 5 (5.05%) ICMP
5 5 (5.05%) IPv4
5 5 (5.05%) IPv6
5 5 (5.05%) Multicast
5 5 (5.05%) OSPF
6 4 (4.04%) Internet
7 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.01%) HTTP
8 1 (1.01%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.01%) LAN
8 1 (1.01%) LDAP
8 1 (1.01%) MPLS
8 1 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 27 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
3 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (16.16%) CouchDB
5 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.08%) DocumentDB
6 8 (8.08%) Power BI
7 4 (4.04%) Big Data
8 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.02%) DB2
9 2 (2.02%) MySQL
10 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (17.17%) Visual Studio
2 16 (16.16%) JSUnit
3 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.03%) MSBuild
5 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.01%) Burp Suite
6 1 (1.01%) GDB
6 1 (1.01%) Grunt
6 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.01%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.01%) MSTest
6 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.01%) sqlmap
6 1 (1.01%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.01%) Subversion
6 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (18.18%) Marketing
2 11 (11.11%) Finance
3 9 (9.09%) Publishing
4 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Developer
2 25 (25.25%) Architect
3 23 (23.23%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (16.16%) Product Manager
5 15 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Applications Developer
7 11 (11.11%) Analyst
8 10 (10.10%) .NET Developer
8 10 (10.10%) C# Developer
8 10 (10.10%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (10.10%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.10%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (8.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 8 (8.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) .NET
2 26 (26.26%) AngularJS
3 25 (25.25%) CSS
4 17 (17.17%) LESS
5 16 (16.16%) Node.js
6 11 (11.11%) JSON
7 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (9.09%) CSS3
7 9 (9.09%) HTML
7 9 (9.09%) HTML5
8 8 (8.08%) .NET Core
8 8 (8.08%) Apache Cordova
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET Core
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.06%) WAP
10 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.03%) XML
11 2 (2.02%) Middleware
12 1 (1.01%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (20.20%) Data Centre
3 16 (16.16%) Social Media
3 16 (16.16%) User Experience
4 9 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.08%) CMDB
5 8 (8.08%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (8.08%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
6 7 (7.07%) Public Cloud
7 6 (6.06%) PKI
8 3 (3.03%) Cloud Native
8 3 (3.03%) Internet of Things
8 3 (3.03%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.02%) Tandem
9 2 (2.02%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.01%) CESG
10 1 (1.01%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Android
1 12 (12.12%) Apple iOS
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 24 (24.24%) ITIL
2 24 (24.24%) Line Management
3 20 (20.20%) Mobile Development
3 20 (20.20%) MVC
3 20 (20.20%) Service Management
4 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.18%) Project Management
6 17 (17.17%) Mentoring
7 16 (16.16%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (16.16%) Product Management
8 15 (15.15%) TOGAF
9 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (14.14%) DevOps
9 14 (14.14%) Migration
9 14 (14.14%) Presales
9 14 (14.14%) Service Delivery
10 13 (13.13%) Microservices
11 12 (12.12%) Android Development
11 12 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) SQL
2 27 (27.27%) C#
3 25 (25.25%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) Perl
5 1 (1.01%) Python
5 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (9.09%) ISEB
3 8 (8.08%) MCSA
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.08%) PMI Certification
3 8 (8.08%) PMP
4 6 (6.06%) CEH
4 6 (6.06%) CISSP
4 6 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (6.06%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (5.05%) CCIE
5 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.05%) MCSE
6 3 (3.03%) MCSD
6 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.06%) GPG13
3 2 (2.02%) SLA
4 1 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.01%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.01%) NIST 800
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.11%) Docker
4 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.02%) XenApp
6 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.04%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.04%) Terraform
3 3 (3.03%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.02%) Ansible
4 2 (2.02%) SCCM
4 2 (2.02%) SCOM
5 1 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.01%) Nmap
5 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (53.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) IBM
3 14 (14.14%) VMware
4 10 (10.10%) SolarWinds
5 9 (9.09%) Citrix
5 9 (9.09%) EMC
5 9 (9.09%) NetApp
6 8 (8.08%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.08%) ServiceNow
6 8 (8.08%) Xamarin
7 7 (7.07%) Google
8 4 (4.04%) JD Edwards
8 4 (4.04%) SAP
9 3 (3.03%) BMC
9 3 (3.03%) Capita
9 3 (3.03%) Cisco
10 2 (2.02%) Cognos
10 2 (2.02%) HP
10 2 (2.02%) Juniper
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle