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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 196 219
Rank change year-on-year +28 +23  
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 64 43 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.70% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.37% 8.11% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 53 16 4
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +31.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £43,250 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £54,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.25% -0.90%  

PaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 765 530 333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.83% 8.61% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 641 394 246
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

PaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing PaaS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 28 £46,250 -26.00% 2
Warwickshire - 16 £47,500 - 3
Herefordshire - 11 £47,500 -
Worcestershire - 11 £47,500 - 1
Shropshire - 5 £69,713 -
Coventry -10 2 £55,000 - 1
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 78 (78.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (61.62%) IaaS
3 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
4 46 (46.46%) Amazon AWS
5 39 (39.39%) SaaS
6 37 (37.37%) SQL
7 30 (30.30%) TOGAF
7 30 (30.30%) .NET
8 29 (29.29%) JavaScript
8 29 (29.29%) MongoDB
8 29 (29.29%) NoSQL
9 28 (28.28%) C#
10 27 (27.27%) PowerShell
11 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
13 23 (23.23%) CSS
13 23 (23.23%) CRM
14 22 (22.22%) Active Directory
14 22 (22.22%) Data Centre
15 21 (21.21%) ITIL
15 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET
16 20 (20.20%) Service Management
16 20 (20.20%) Docker
17 19 (19.19%) IBM
17 19 (19.19%) Presales
17 19 (19.19%) Azure Active Directory
18 18 (18.18%) Mobile Development
18 18 (18.18%) Linux
18 18 (18.18%) Project Management
18 18 (18.18%) Office 365

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 11 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (5.05%) JBoss
3 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.02%) Apache
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.02%) SAS
5 1 (1.01%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 78 (78.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (61.62%) IaaS
3 46 (46.46%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (39.39%) SaaS
5 19 (19.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (18.18%) Office 365
7 12 (12.12%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (9.09%) OpenShift
9 7 (7.07%) Bluemix
9 7 (7.07%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (1.01%) Apcera
11 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.15%) Firewall
2 10 (10.10%) DNS
3 8 (8.08%) DHCP
3 8 (8.08%) Internet
3 8 (8.08%) VPN
4 7 (7.07%) WAN
5 6 (6.06%) BGP
5 6 (6.06%) Multicast
5 6 (6.06%) OSPF
6 5 (5.05%) ICMP
6 5 (5.05%) IPv4
6 5 (5.05%) IPv6
6 5 (5.05%) SSL
6 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.02%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.02%) LAN
7 2 (2.02%) NAS
7 2 (2.02%) SAN
8 1 (1.01%) Network Security
8 1 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.29%) MongoDB
1 29 (29.29%) NoSQL
2 25 (25.25%) SQL Server
3 15 (15.15%) DocumentDB
4 12 (12.12%) DB2
4 12 (12.12%) MySQL
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.08%) Power BI
7 7 (7.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (7.07%) CouchDB
8 4 (4.04%) Big Data
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.07%) JSUnit
3 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Publishing
3 8 (8.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Automotive
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Architect
2 24 (24.24%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (22.22%) Developer
4 18 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 17 (17.17%) .NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) C# Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Senior .NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (13.13%) Consultant
8 9 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
8 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
9 8 (8.08%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (8.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 8 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.30%) .NET
2 23 (23.23%) CSS
3 21 (21.21%) ASP.NET
4 16 (16.16%) HTML
5 15 (15.15%) .NET Core
5 15 (15.15%) AngularJS
5 15 (15.15%) Apache Cordova
5 15 (15.15%) CSS3
5 15 (15.15%) HTML5
6 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET Core
7 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (7.07%) LESS
9 7 (7.07%) Node.js
10 6 (6.06%) JSON
10 6 (6.06%) REST
10 6 (6.06%) SOAP
10 6 (6.06%) WAP
11 5 (5.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (12.12%) CMDB
3 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 9 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.07%) Internet of Things
6 7 (7.07%) PKI
6 7 (7.07%) User Experience
7 6 (6.06%) Cloud Native
8 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (2.02%) CESG
10 2 (2.02%) Clustering
10 2 (2.02%) Social Media
11 1 (1.01%) AS400
11 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Linux
2 17 (17.17%) Windows
3 9 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.04%) Android
5 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.01%) Unix
7 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) TOGAF
2 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.23%) CRM
4 21 (21.21%) ITIL
5 20 (20.20%) Service Management
6 19 (19.19%) Presales
7 18 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
7 18 (18.18%) Mobile Development
7 18 (18.18%) Project Management
8 17 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (17.17%) DevOps
9 16 (16.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (15.15%) CQRS
10 15 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
10 15 (15.15%) SOLID
11 14 (14.14%) Logistics
12 13 (13.13%) Service Delivery
13 12 (12.12%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) SQL
2 29 (29.29%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.28%) C#
4 27 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.03%) Python
6 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 12 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (12.12%) ISEB
2 12 (12.12%) PMI Certification
2 12 (12.12%) PMP
3 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.09%) MCSA
5 9 (9.09%) MCSE
6 5 (5.05%) CCIE
6 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (1.01%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.20%) Docker
3 15 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.02%) vCloud
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.01%) XenApp
7 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (14.14%) SCVMM
2 13 (13.13%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (9.09%) SCOM
4 8 (8.08%) Puppet
5 3 (3.03%) Ansible
5 3 (3.03%) SCCM
6 2 (2.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.02%) SCSM
6 2 (2.02%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.02%) vMotion
7 1 (1.01%) CloudForms
7 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (49.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.19%) IBM
3 15 (15.15%) VMware
3 15 (15.15%) Xamarin
4 14 (14.14%) Cisco
5 13 (13.13%) HP
6 12 (12.12%) BMC
6 12 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 12 (12.12%) Citrix
6 12 (12.12%) EMC
6 12 (12.12%) Juniper
6 12 (12.12%) NetApp
6 12 (12.12%) Oracle
7 4 (4.04%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (4.04%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.01%) Cognos
9 1 (1.01%) Google
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
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