Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Serverless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Serverless over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 116 191
Rank change year-on-year +56 +75 +47
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 260 86 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.44% 2.24% 1.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.88% 5.19% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 247 82 117
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,625 £55,000
25th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £98,750 £87,500 £88,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +10.34% +11.54%

Serverless 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 City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,632 1,657 4,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.98% 43.14% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,408 1,450 3,745
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £35,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.45% +5.77% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the City of London

Serverless
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Serverless in the City of London.

Salary trend for Serverless in the City of London

Serverless
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Serverless in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Serverless in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing Serverless 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 City of London region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 193 (74.23%) AWS
2 161 (61.92%) DevOps
3 122 (46.92%) Python
4 117 (45.00%) Azure
5 116 (44.62%) Docker
6 108 (41.54%) Kubernetes
7 101 (38.85%) Microservices
8 100 (38.46%) Finance
9 95 (36.54%) Software Engineering
9 95 (36.54%) AWS Lambda
10 94 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
11 88 (33.85%) Terraform
12 87 (33.46%) C#
13 84 (32.31%) Java
14 82 (31.54%) GCP
15 80 (30.77%) SQL Server
16 76 (29.23%) Jenkins
17 75 (28.85%) QA
18 73 (28.08%) Test Automation
19 71 (27.31%) Social Skills
20 70 (26.92%) Node.js
21 66 (25.38%) SQL
22 65 (25.00%) JavaScript
22 65 (25.00%) NoSQL
22 65 (25.00%) Degree
23 62 (23.85%) Relational Database
24 61 (23.46%) Event-Driven
25 60 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
25 60 (23.08%) JIRA
26 59 (22.69%) PostgreSQL

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 49 (18.85%) Confluence
2 10 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.31%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (1.54%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.77%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 193 (74.23%) AWS
2 117 (45.00%) Azure
3 95 (36.54%) AWS Lambda
4 82 (31.54%) GCP
5 35 (13.46%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (12.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 32 (12.31%) Azure Functions
8 31 (11.92%) Amazon S3
9 28 (10.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (6.15%) Azure Service Bus
11 15 (5.77%) AWS Step Functions
12 14 (5.38%) Amazon ECS
12 14 (5.38%) SaaS
13 13 (5.00%) AWS Fargate
14 12 (4.62%) Azure App Service
14 12 (4.62%) Azure Service Fabric
14 12 (4.62%) PaaS
15 11 (4.23%) Azure Event Grid
16 10 (3.85%) IaaS
17 9 (3.46%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.08%) DNS
2 7 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 65 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 62 (23.85%) Relational Database
4 59 (22.69%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (21.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 47 (18.08%) MongoDB
7 21 (8.08%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (6.92%) Amazon Redshift
9 15 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (5.38%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (4.62%) Amazon Athena
12 10 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.08%) Power BI
13 8 (3.08%) Tableau
14 7 (2.69%) Data Lake
15 6 (2.31%) BigQuery
16 5 (1.92%) Big Data
16 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (1.54%) Neo4j
18 3 (1.15%) Delta Lake
Development Applications
1 76 (29.23%) Jenkins
2 60 (23.08%) JIRA
3 53 (20.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 50 (19.23%) SonarQube
5 23 (8.85%) Git (software)
6 13 (5.00%) GitLab
7 11 (4.23%) Bitbucket
8 10 (3.85%) Postman
9 7 (2.69%) TestCafe
10 6 (2.31%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.31%) Terragrunt
10 6 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.92%) Cypress.io
11 5 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.54%) Appium
12 4 (1.54%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.15%) Selenium
14 2 (0.77%) MSTest
14 2 (0.77%) NUnit
General
1 100 (38.46%) Finance
2 71 (27.31%) Social Skills
3 44 (16.92%) Presentation Skills
4 42 (16.15%) Influencing Skills
5 41 (15.77%) Retail
6 18 (6.92%) Games
7 11 (4.23%) Telecoms
8 8 (3.08%) Marketing
9 6 (2.31%) Legal
10 5 (1.92%) Banking
11 4 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.54%) Online Betting
11 4 (1.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.77%) Law
12 2 (0.77%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.38%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.38%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 63 (24.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 54 (20.77%) Developer
3 51 (19.62%) Technical Leader
4 33 (12.69%) AWS Engineer
5 25 (9.62%) Senior DevOps
6 23 (8.85%) Senior Developer
7 20 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 19 (7.31%) AWS DevOps
8 19 (7.31%) Data Engineer
9 18 (6.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 16 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (5.77%) C# Developer
11 15 (5.77%) Lead DevOps
12 13 (5.00%) .NET Developer
12 13 (5.00%) AWS Developer
12 13 (5.00%) DevOps Developer
12 13 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (5.00%) Server Engineer
12 13 (5.00%) Serverless Engineer
13 12 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (26.92%) Node.js
2 47 (18.08%) OAuth
3 46 (17.69%) .NET
4 44 (16.92%) Web Services
5 43 (16.54%) OAuth2
5 43 (16.54%) OpenID
6 22 (8.46%) .NET Core
7 19 (7.31%) CSS
8 18 (6.92%) ASP.NET
9 17 (6.54%) jQuery
10 16 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (5.38%) HTML
11 14 (5.38%) React
12 12 (4.62%) Kafka
13 10 (3.85%) JSON
13 10 (3.85%) REST
14 9 (3.46%) HTML5
15 8 (3.08%) .NET Framework
15 8 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (3.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.08%) Legacy Systems
4 7 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.31%) Legacy Code
5 6 (2.31%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.92%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.92%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.92%) Social Media
7 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.15%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) Blog
8 1 (0.38%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.54%) Linux
2 25 (9.62%) Windows
3 12 (4.62%) Unix
4 7 (2.69%) Android
4 7 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.31%) CentOS
5 6 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.31%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (61.92%) DevOps
2 101 (38.85%) Microservices
3 95 (36.54%) Software Engineering
4 94 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (28.08%) Test Automation
6 61 (23.46%) Event-Driven
7 60 (23.08%) Infrastructure as Code
8 55 (21.15%) UML
9 51 (19.62%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 50 (19.23%) Code Coverage
10 50 (19.23%) Data Privacy
10 50 (19.23%) Process Management
11 49 (18.85%) Technical Leadership
12 46 (17.69%) Matrix Organization
13 45 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
14 44 (16.92%) Enterprise Architecture
14 44 (16.92%) Identity Management
14 44 (16.92%) OWASP
15 43 (16.54%) Benchmarking
15 43 (16.54%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 122 (46.92%) Python
2 87 (33.46%) C#
3 84 (32.31%) Java
4 66 (25.38%) SQL
5 65 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 46 (17.69%) C++
7 30 (11.54%) Go
8 26 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 21 (8.08%) T-SQL
10 19 (7.31%) TypeScript
11 17 (6.54%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.31%) C
12 6 (2.31%) R
13 5 (1.92%) Java 11
13 5 (1.92%) Java 8
13 5 (1.92%) PHP
14 3 (1.15%) Cypher
14 3 (1.15%) Ruby
15 1 (0.38%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 65 (25.00%) Degree
2 49 (18.85%) Master's Degree
3 14 (5.38%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.38%) CISSP
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (28.85%) QA
2 43 (16.54%) GDPR
3 3 (1.15%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (44.62%) Docker
2 5 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.38%) KVM
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 108 (41.54%) Kubernetes
2 88 (33.85%) Terraform
3 26 (10.00%) Ansible
4 23 (8.85%) Grafana
4 23 (8.85%) Prometheus
5 10 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.92%) Istio
6 5 (1.92%) Nagios
7 4 (1.54%) Packer
7 4 (1.54%) Puppet
8 1 (0.38%) Automic
8 1 (0.38%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.38%) Mesos
8 1 (0.38%) SCCM
8 1 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 52 (20.00%) Oracle
2 32 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.62%) Google
4 10 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.92%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.92%) Nintex
6 4 (1.54%) Databricks
7 3 (1.15%) Splunk
8 1 (0.38%) Actuate
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos
8 1 (0.38%) HP
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) Informatica
8 1 (0.38%) Netezza
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.38%) Teradata
8 1 (0.38%) VMware