Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 94 134 160
Rank change year-on-year +40 +26 +64
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 114 163 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.60% 2.12% 1.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.98% 8.13% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 85 105 121
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £45,300 £41,126 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% 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 1,429 2,004 1,871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.61% 26.03% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,172 1,529 1,462
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,800 £27,200 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +5 37 £70,000 -3.45%
Solihull +19 32 £62,000 -24.85% 2
Coventry +22 12 £65,000 -
Worcestershire - 12 £55,000 - 1
Herefordshire +16 9 £52,500 -
Walsall - 9 £65,000 -
Warwickshire +26 5 £90,000 +80.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 £75,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 £75,000 -
PaaS
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 92 (80.70%) Azure
2 84 (73.68%) IaaS
3 61 (53.51%) Microsoft
4 53 (46.49%) DevOps
5 45 (39.47%) SaaS
6 44 (38.60%) AWS
7 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (28.07%) VMware
8 32 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (27.19%) Windows
10 30 (26.32%) Firewall
11 27 (23.68%) Office 365
12 26 (22.81%) PowerShell
13 24 (21.05%) Hyper-V
14 23 (20.18%) ITIL
15 22 (19.30%) Active Directory
16 21 (18.42%) SQL
17 20 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
18 19 (16.67%) Dell
18 19 (16.67%) NetApp
18 19 (16.67%) Information Security
18 19 (16.67%) EqualLogic
18 19 (16.67%) Public Cloud
19 18 (15.79%) Line Management
19 18 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
19 18 (15.79%) Process Improvement
19 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
20 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
20 17 (14.91%) Continuous Improvement
21 16 (14.04%) Project Delivery

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 6 (5.26%) Anypoint
1 6 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.39%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.51%) IIS
4 3 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.75%) Magento
2 2 (1.75%) OpenCart
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.75%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (80.70%) Azure
2 84 (73.68%) IaaS
3 45 (39.47%) SaaS
4 44 (38.60%) AWS
5 27 (23.68%) Office 365
6 5 (4.39%) Power Platform
7 4 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (3.51%) Serverless
8 3 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.75%) GitHub
10 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.32%) Firewall
2 6 (5.26%) SAN
2 6 (5.26%) VLAN
3 5 (4.39%) DHCP
3 5 (4.39%) Internet
4 4 (3.51%) DNS
4 4 (3.51%) Network Security
5 2 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.75%) LAN
5 2 (1.75%) VPN
5 2 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.14%) MySQL
3 5 (4.39%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.39%) Power BI
4 3 (2.63%) Big Data
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (11.40%) JIRA
2 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.39%) Moq
5 3 (2.63%) GitLab
6 2 (1.75%) git-flow
7 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (13.16%) Games
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
3 6 (5.26%) Digital Economy
4 5 (4.39%) Law
5 4 (3.51%) Legal
6 3 (2.63%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.75%) Automotive
7 2 (1.75%) Billing
7 2 (1.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (28.07%) Architect
2 13 (11.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) IT Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Security Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Head of IT
7 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.02%) IT Services Manager
7 8 (7.02%) Service Manager
7 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (7.02%) Technical Architect
8 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (6.14%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Azure DevOps
9 6 (5.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.16%) .NET
2 13 (11.40%) HTML
3 8 (7.02%) JSON
4 7 (6.14%) CSS
4 7 (6.14%) Kafka
5 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 6 (5.26%) LAMP
5 6 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (5.26%) YAML
6 5 (4.39%) .NET Core
6 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.39%) REST
6 5 (4.39%) Web Services
7 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.51%) Node.js
8 3 (2.63%) CSS3
9 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.75%) RESTful
9 2 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 18 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 12 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (5.26%) User Experience
5 5 (4.39%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.51%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.63%) BYOD
7 3 (2.63%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.75%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.88%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (27.19%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 8 (7.02%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.49%) DevOps
2 40 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.18%) ITIL
4 20 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (16.67%) Information Security
6 18 (15.79%) Line Management
6 18 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (14.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (14.91%) Software Engineering
8 16 (14.04%) Project Delivery
9 13 (11.40%) Change Management
10 12 (10.53%) Decision-Making
10 12 (10.53%) Information Security Management
10 12 (10.53%) ISMS
10 12 (10.53%) Microservices
10 12 (10.53%) Migration
10 12 (10.53%) Patch Management
10 12 (10.53%) Security Management
11 11 (9.65%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.81%) PowerShell
2 21 (18.42%) SQL
3 15 (13.16%) Java
4 11 (9.65%) C#
5 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.14%) PHP
7 3 (2.63%) Rust
8 2 (1.75%) ABAP
8 2 (1.75%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) AWS Certification
2 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CISA
4 1 (0.88%) CISSP
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) GDPR
2 8 (7.02%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) NIST
3 1 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 22 (19.30%) Active Directory
4 14 (12.28%) Docker
5 6 (5.26%) vSphere
6 4 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.88%) XenApp
8 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 11 (9.65%) Terraform
3 8 (7.02%) Ansible
4 6 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (5.26%) Puppet
4 6 (5.26%) Rancher
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (53.51%) Microsoft
2 32 (28.07%) VMware
3 19 (16.67%) Dell
3 19 (16.67%) EqualLogic
3 19 (16.67%) NetApp
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle
5 6 (5.26%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco
7 2 (1.75%) Adobe
7 2 (1.75%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.75%) hybris
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 2 (1.75%) Sun
7 2 (1.75%) UiPath
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow