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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Platform as a Service (PaaS)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 181 136 137
Rank change year-on-year -45 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing PaaS 1,508 774 223
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.15% 2.52% 2.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.46% 5.28% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,041 642 188
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,375 £48,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.85% -7.14%
75th Percentile £91,250 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,375
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% - -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 33,819 14,649 4,165
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.18% 47.79% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19,751 12,367 3,606
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £36,038
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -8.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

PaaS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PaaS trend for jobs with a WFH option

PaaS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PaaS.

PaaS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

PaaS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PaaS over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

PaaS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, PaaS job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for PaaS.

1 1,152 (76.39%) Azure
2 780 (51.72%) IaaS
3 773 (51.26%) DevOps
4 637 (42.24%) SaaS
5 598 (39.66%) Agile
6 579 (38.40%) AWS
7 572 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 450 (29.84%) CI/CD
9 397 (26.33%) Terraform
10 392 (25.99%) Kubernetes
11 367 (24.34%) .NET
12 340 (22.55%) JavaScript
13 338 (22.41%) Finance
14 328 (21.75%) C#
15 316 (20.95%) PowerShell
16 303 (20.09%) Infrastructure as Code
17 295 (19.56%) Scrum
18 285 (18.90%) SQL Server
19 272 (18.04%) Social Skills
20 267 (17.71%) SQL
21 246 (16.31%) Software Engineering
22 236 (15.65%) Windows
22 236 (15.65%) Python
23 235 (15.58%) Public Cloud
24 222 (14.72%) Docker
25 212 (14.06%) Active Directory
26 207 (13.73%) Serverless
27 201 (13.33%) HTML
28 197 (13.06%) GCP
29 195 (12.93%) Linux

PaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 106 (7.03%) IIS
2 78 (5.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 42 (2.79%) Apache
4 33 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 29 (1.92%) Confluence
6 28 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
7 22 (1.46%) Drupal
8 20 (1.33%) Apache Airflow
9 12 (0.80%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.66%) EPiServer
11 10 (0.66%) Jupyter
12 9 (0.60%) nginx
12 9 (0.60%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.46%) Umbraco
14 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.33%) CMS
15 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 74 (4.91%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (0.73%) Sketch
3 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.46%) Maya
4 7 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (1.66%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.86%) Sentinel
3 9 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.53%) Magento
5 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,152 (76.39%) Azure
2 780 (51.72%) IaaS
3 637 (42.24%) SaaS
4 579 (38.40%) AWS
5 207 (13.73%) Serverless
6 197 (13.06%) GCP
7 162 (10.74%) Microsoft 365
8 127 (8.42%) GitHub
9 95 (6.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 88 (5.84%) AWS Lambda
10 88 (5.84%) Cloud Computing
11 85 (5.64%) Power Platform
12 83 (5.50%) Amazon S3
13 72 (4.77%) Amazon ECS
14 69 (4.58%) AWS CloudFormation
15 65 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
16 63 (4.18%) Heroku
17 58 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
18 57 (3.78%) Amazon EKS
19 56 (3.71%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 84 (5.57%) Firewall
2 60 (3.98%) DNS
3 55 (3.65%) WAN
4 51 (3.38%) LAN
5 38 (2.52%) DHCP
6 36 (2.39%) Internet
7 32 (2.12%) VPN
8 29 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 26 (1.72%) HTTP
10 23 (1.53%) Skype
10 23 (1.53%) Wireless
11 21 (1.39%) VLAN
12 17 (1.13%) SAN
13 16 (1.06%) Network Security
13 16 (1.06%) SSL
14 14 (0.93%) SSH
15 13 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (0.80%) VoIP
17 10 (0.66%) SMTP
18 9 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 114 (7.56%) Big Data
3 92 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 82 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
5 76 (5.04%) NoSQL
6 66 (4.38%) Power BI
7 53 (3.51%) RavenDB
8 51 (3.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 42 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
10 38 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (2.45%) MongoDB
11 37 (2.45%) Redis
12 22 (1.46%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.99%) Data Lake
14 15 (0.99%) MySQL
15 10 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.46%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.46%) Parquet
17 6 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 149 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 127 (8.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 125 (8.29%) Jenkins
4 97 (6.43%) Visual Studio
5 75 (4.97%) JIRA
6 68 (4.51%) TeamCity
7 45 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (2.52%) GitLab
9 24 (1.59%) Selenium
10 23 (1.53%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.53%) JMeter
11 22 (1.46%) Appium
11 22 (1.46%) Bitbucket Server
11 22 (1.46%) Calabash
11 22 (1.46%) LoadRunner
11 22 (1.46%) Robot Framework
11 22 (1.46%) SonarQube
11 22 (1.46%) TestRail
11 22 (1.46%) WebDriver
12 16 (1.06%) Cypress.io
General
1 338 (22.41%) Finance
2 272 (18.04%) Social Skills
3 148 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
4 139 (9.22%) Public Sector
5 83 (5.50%) Presentation Skills
6 82 (5.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 73 (4.84%) Legal
7 73 (4.84%) Marketing
8 67 (4.44%) Documentation Skills
9 63 (4.18%) Local Government
10 47 (3.12%) Banking
11 43 (2.85%) Publishing
12 36 (2.39%) Retail
13 28 (1.86%) Games
14 27 (1.79%) Law
15 22 (1.46%) Automotive
15 22 (1.46%) Multimedia
15 22 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
16 21 (1.39%) Billing
17 11 (0.73%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 306 (20.29%) Developer
2 296 (19.63%) Architect
3 224 (14.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 151 (10.01%) Software Engineer
5 136 (9.02%) Cloud Architect
6 107 (7.10%) Azure Engineer
7 102 (6.76%) .NET Developer
7 102 (6.76%) Azure Architect
8 99 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
9 94 (6.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 91 (6.03%) Cloud Engineer
10 91 (6.03%) Senior Developer
11 84 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 81 (5.37%) Consultant
13 80 (5.31%) Senior DevOps
14 66 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
15 60 (3.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 57 (3.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 49 (3.25%) Analyst
18 47 (3.12%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (24.34%) .NET
2 201 (13.33%) HTML
3 189 (12.53%) React
4 151 (10.01%) CSS
5 145 (9.62%) JSON
6 133 (8.82%) ASP.NET
7 117 (7.76%) AngularJS
8 104 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 104 (6.90%) Node.js
9 100 (6.63%) ARM Templates
10 96 (6.37%) RESTful
11 88 (5.84%) .NET Core
12 86 (5.70%) REST
13 75 (4.97%) XML
14 70 (4.64%) ASP.NET Core
14 70 (4.64%) HTML5
15 68 (4.51%) Django
16 65 (4.31%) Ruby on Rails
16 65 (4.31%) Web Services
17 60 (3.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 235 (15.58%) Public Cloud
2 191 (12.67%) Cloud Native
3 142 (9.42%) User Experience
4 88 (5.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 83 (5.50%) Private Cloud
6 80 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
7 79 (5.24%) Data Centre
8 68 (4.51%) Mobile App
9 65 (4.31%) Blog
10 61 (4.05%) Management Information System
11 56 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
11 56 (3.71%) Legacy Systems
12 49 (3.25%) Virtual Team
13 38 (2.52%) Clustering
14 29 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
15 24 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
16 23 (1.53%) Smartphone
17 22 (1.46%) Social Network
18 20 (1.33%) IoT
19 19 (1.26%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 236 (15.65%) Windows
2 195 (12.93%) Linux
3 78 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 47 (3.12%) Android
4 47 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
6 28 (1.86%) Unix
7 27 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (1.26%) VMS
10 15 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.60%) Alpine Linux
12 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.33%) SUSE
14 4 (0.27%) CentOS
15 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.13%) Debian
16 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 773 (51.26%) DevOps
2 598 (39.66%) Agile
3 450 (29.84%) CI/CD
4 303 (20.09%) Infrastructure as Code
5 295 (19.56%) Scrum
6 246 (16.31%) Software Engineering
7 188 (12.47%) Mentoring
7 188 (12.47%) Microservices
8 178 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
9 173 (11.47%) TDD
10 168 (11.14%) Test Automation
11 162 (10.74%) Computer Science
12 148 (9.81%) Full Stack Development
13 138 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
14 135 (8.95%) Decision-Making
14 135 (8.95%) Kanban
15 132 (8.75%) Coaching
16 128 (8.49%) MVC
17 122 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 117 (7.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 340 (22.55%) JavaScript
2 328 (21.75%) C#
3 316 (20.95%) PowerShell
4 267 (17.71%) SQL
5 236 (15.65%) Python
6 137 (9.08%) Java
7 110 (7.29%) Ruby
8 79 (5.24%) Bash
9 43 (2.85%) TypeScript
10 42 (2.79%) PHP
11 39 (2.59%) ES6
12 36 (2.39%) T-SQL
13 26 (1.72%) Go
14 22 (1.46%) Groovy
15 21 (1.39%) Perl
16 11 (0.73%) F#
17 10 (0.66%) ES7
17 10 (0.66%) ES8
18 9 (0.60%) C
19 7 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 194 (12.86%) Degree
2 85 (5.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 47 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 46 (3.05%) DBS Check
5 46 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.33%) MCSE
6 20 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
7 19 (1.26%) CISSP
8 12 (0.80%) CISM
9 11 (0.73%) AWS Certification
9 11 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.40%) PMP
13 4 (0.27%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.38%) QA
2 28 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.53%) Accessibility
4 22 (1.46%) SLA
5 14 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.93%) GDPR
6 12 (0.80%) NIST
7 11 (0.73%) NCSC
8 8 (0.53%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.33%) PMO
10 3 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.20%) WAI
10 3 (0.20%) WCAG
11 2 (0.13%) HL7
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.13%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.066%) GRC
12 1 (0.066%) SOC 1
System Software
1 222 (14.72%) Docker
2 212 (14.06%) Active Directory
3 55 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.93%) vSphere
7 8 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.46%) Firmware
8 7 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.20%) KVM
10 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.13%) XenApp
12 1 (0.066%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.066%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.066%) Xen
Systems Management
1 397 (26.33%) Terraform
2 392 (25.99%) Kubernetes
3 123 (8.16%) Ansible
4 100 (6.63%) SCCM
5 95 (6.30%) Puppet
6 81 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
7 35 (2.32%) Grafana
8 31 (2.06%) SCOM
9 28 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 28 (1.86%) Single Sign-On
10 22 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
10 22 (1.46%) ZABBIX
11 21 (1.39%) SCSM
12 20 (1.33%) Prometheus
13 18 (1.19%) Kibana
14 17 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
15 13 (0.86%) HAProxy
15 13 (0.86%) logstash
16 11 (0.73%) CFEngine
17 10 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 572 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 90 (5.97%) VMware
3 88 (5.84%) Google
4 73 (4.84%) Oracle
5 44 (2.92%) NEC
5 44 (2.92%) Northgate
6 36 (2.39%) Dell
7 30 (1.99%) Cisco
8 28 (1.86%) Citrix
9 23 (1.53%) Dynatrace
10 21 (1.39%) HP
11 19 (1.26%) Databricks
11 19 (1.26%) Splunk
11 19 (1.26%) Spotify
12 17 (1.13%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.13%) SAP
13 14 (0.93%) Adobe
14 12 (0.80%) hybris
14 12 (0.80%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.73%) Aruba