Period
to 4 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK > England
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 203 370
Rank change year-on-year +98 +167 +340
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,499 2,125 1,282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.90% 1.69% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.99% 5.13% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,637 1,884 1,146
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,375
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £91,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 21,451 41,434 38,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.50% 33.03% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18,379 34,139 31,396
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in England

Serverless
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Serverless in England.

Salary trend for Serverless in England

Serverless
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Serverless in England over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Serverless in England

Serverless
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless within the England region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
London +89 916 £75,000 -3.23% 208
South East +113 181 £65,000 +4.00% 31
North of England +31 181 £55,000 -0.90% 71
North West +13 115 £57,500 +3.60% 55
Midlands +73 87 £55,000 - 28
South West +52 70 £55,000 +15.79% 24
Yorkshire +119 64 £45,000 -21.74% 12
West Midlands +68 64 £57,500 +9.52% 17
East of England +114 40 £60,000 +8.60% 17
East Midlands +57 23 £50,000 -16.67% 11
North East -4 2 £57,500 +5.53% 4
Serverless
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 1,196 (79.79%) AWS
2 903 (60.24%) AWS Lambda
3 770 (51.37%) Python
4 756 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
5 723 (48.23%) DevOps
6 660 (44.03%) JavaScript
7 549 (36.62%) Azure
8 486 (32.42%) Microservices
9 447 (29.82%) SQL
10 409 (27.28%) Software Engineering
11 407 (27.15%) React
12 385 (25.68%) Docker
13 384 (25.62%) Finance
14 380 (25.35%) Java
15 345 (23.02%) Web Services
16 340 (22.68%) Node.js
17 326 (21.75%) Kubernetes
18 323 (21.55%) GCP
19 313 (20.88%) AngularJS
20 301 (20.08%) Terraform
21 297 (19.81%) Amazon S3
22 273 (18.21%) Amazon EC2
23 262 (17.48%) .NET
24 250 (16.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
25 242 (16.14%) TDD
26 236 (15.74%) SaaS
27 233 (15.54%) Asset Management
28 231 (15.41%) Azure Functions
29 213 (14.21%) Jenkins
30 207 (13.81%) TypeScript

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 121 (8.07%) Apache
2 53 (3.54%) Apache Spark
3 51 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
4 39 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 34 (2.27%) Confluence
6 26 (1.73%) CMS
7 21 (1.40%) Headless CMS
8 20 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (0.67%) nginx
11 8 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.53%) IIS
11 8 (0.53%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.47%) Luigi
13 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.27%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.27%) WordPress
15 3 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.27%) InVision
3 4 (0.27%) Sketch
4 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) Magento
3 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.13%) Eikon
4 1 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.067%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,196 (79.79%) AWS
2 903 (60.24%) AWS Lambda
3 549 (36.62%) Azure
4 323 (21.55%) GCP
5 297 (19.81%) Amazon S3
6 273 (18.21%) Amazon EC2
7 236 (15.74%) SaaS
8 231 (15.41%) Azure Functions
9 165 (11.01%) Amazon ECS
10 140 (9.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 129 (8.61%) PaaS
12 98 (6.54%) IaaS
13 86 (5.74%) Amazon Kinesis
14 84 (5.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 68 (4.54%) Amazon EKS
16 65 (4.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 63 (4.20%) Apigee
18 62 (4.14%) Power Platform
19 59 (3.94%) Amazon SQS
20 56 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 66 (4.40%) DNS
2 32 (2.13%) Firewall
2 32 (2.13%) Internet
3 30 (2.00%) HTTP
4 20 (1.33%) VPN
5 14 (0.93%) Network Security
5 14 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.53%) FTP
6 8 (0.53%) SMTP
6 8 (0.53%) SSH
7 7 (0.47%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.33%) VLAN
9 4 (0.27%) AMQP
9 4 (0.27%) IPv4
9 4 (0.27%) VoIP
10 3 (0.20%) SSL
10 3 (0.20%) WAN
11 2 (0.13%) MQTT
12 1 (0.067%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.067%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (16.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 186 (12.41%) SQL Server
3 154 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
4 153 (10.21%) MongoDB
5 138 (9.21%) NoSQL
6 137 (9.14%) MySQL
7 127 (8.47%) Amazon Redshift
8 100 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
9 92 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (4.80%) Azure SQL Database
11 70 (4.67%) Relational Database
12 63 (4.20%) Big Data
13 55 (3.67%) Cosmos DB
14 54 (3.60%) Redis
15 46 (3.07%) Data Lake
16 36 (2.40%) Amazon Athena
17 33 (2.20%) Apache Ignite
18 26 (1.73%) BigQuery
18 26 (1.73%) Snowflake Schema
19 21 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 213 (14.21%) Jenkins
2 194 (12.94%) Git (software)
3 103 (6.87%) GitLab
4 81 (5.40%) TeamCity
5 72 (4.80%) JIRA
6 63 (4.20%) Artifactory
7 43 (2.87%) webpack
8 31 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 30 (2.00%) Selenium
10 29 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (1.73%) CircleCI
12 24 (1.60%) Subversion
12 24 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (1.33%) Bitbucket
14 17 (1.13%) Maven
14 17 (1.13%) Visual Studio
15 16 (1.07%) Cucumber
16 15 (1.00%) Babel
16 15 (1.00%) WebDriver
17 13 (0.87%) Appium
General
1 384 (25.62%) Finance
2 133 (8.87%) Banking
3 123 (8.21%) Front Office
4 59 (3.94%) Public Sector
5 56 (3.74%) Games
6 51 (3.40%) Back Office
7 47 (3.14%) Retail
8 45 (3.00%) Law
9 36 (2.40%) Marketing
10 34 (2.27%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.33%) Automotive
13 16 (1.07%) Publishing
14 14 (0.93%) Telecoms
15 13 (0.87%) Advertising
16 9 (0.60%) Local Government
17 5 (0.33%) Housing Association
18 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
19 3 (0.20%) Legal
19 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 672 (44.83%) Developer
2 254 (16.94%) Software Engineer
3 198 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 183 (12.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 172 (11.47%) Python Engineer
6 166 (11.07%) AWS Engineer
7 164 (10.94%) Python Developer
8 137 (9.14%) Full Stack Developer
9 129 (8.61%) JavaScript Developer
10 124 (8.27%) React Developer
11 117 (7.81%) Senior Developer
12 109 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
13 103 (6.87%) AWS DevOps
13 103 (6.87%) Python Software Engineer
14 97 (6.47%) Architect
15 95 (6.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 90 (6.00%) AWS Developer
17 74 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
17 74 (4.94%) JavaScript Engineer
18 73 (4.87%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (27.15%) React
2 345 (23.02%) Web Services
3 340 (22.68%) Node.js
4 313 (20.88%) AngularJS
5 262 (17.48%) .NET
6 178 (11.87%) HTML
7 169 (11.27%) Vue.js
8 163 (10.87%) REST
9 162 (10.81%) CSS
10 94 (6.27%) .NET Core
11 91 (6.07%) GraphQL
12 90 (6.00%) HTML5
12 90 (6.00%) Kafka
12 90 (6.00%) React Native
12 90 (6.00%) RESTful
13 88 (5.87%) Flask
14 83 (5.54%) Django
15 74 (4.94%) gRPC
16 69 (4.60%) OAuth
17 68 (4.54%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 174 (11.61%) Hedge funds
2 150 (10.01%) Cloud Native
3 123 (8.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 122 (8.14%) Derivative
4 122 (8.14%) Fixed Income
5 118 (7.87%) Equities
6 102 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
7 72 (4.80%) User Experience
8 69 (4.60%) Mobile App
9 63 (4.20%) Blog
10 47 (3.14%) Public Cloud
11 35 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
12 33 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (1.67%) Algorithms
14 22 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (1.20%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.00%) Data Centre
16 15 (1.00%) Data Structures
17 14 (0.93%) Social Media
18 12 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 175 (11.67%) Linux
2 67 (4.47%) Windows
3 39 (2.60%) Android
4 36 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 27 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 26 (1.73%) Unix
7 17 (1.13%) CentOS
8 16 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 15 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.47%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.27%) Mesosphere
12 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.13%) Debian
14 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.067%) MVS
14 1 (0.067%) Solaris
14 1 (0.067%) VMS
14 1 (0.067%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (48.23%) DevOps
3 486 (32.42%) Microservices
4 409 (27.28%) Software Engineering
5 242 (16.14%) TDD
6 233 (15.54%) Asset Management
7 187 (12.47%) Fintech
8 176 (11.74%) Mentoring
9 171 (11.41%) Infrastructure as Code
10 158 (10.54%) Test Automation
11 151 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
12 145 (9.67%) BDD
13 131 (8.74%) Scrum
14 120 (8.01%) Open Source
15 99 (6.60%) Investment Management
16 93 (6.20%) Configuration Management
17 89 (5.94%) Progressive Web App
18 81 (5.40%) Artificial Intelligence
19 77 (5.14%) OO
20 74 (4.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 770 (51.37%) Python
2 660 (44.03%) JavaScript
3 447 (29.82%) SQL
4 380 (25.35%) Java
5 207 (13.81%) TypeScript
6 196 (13.08%) C#
7 118 (7.87%) Kotlin
8 106 (7.07%) PowerShell
9 72 (4.80%) PHP
10 65 (4.34%) Scala
11 60 (4.00%) Bash Shell
12 46 (3.07%) Go
13 45 (3.00%) Ruby
14 43 (2.87%) ES6
15 35 (2.33%) C++
16 34 (2.27%) Clojure
17 30 (2.00%) Java 8
18 26 (1.73%) T-SQL
19 21 (1.40%) C
20 18 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (5.14%) Degree
2 47 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.07%) SC Cleared
3 46 (3.07%) Sun Certification
4 24 (1.60%) AWS Certification
5 19 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.53%) CISSP
7 7 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.40%) ISEB
9 5 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.27%) PhD
11 3 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.20%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.13%) CCNA
12 2 (0.13%) CISA
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.13%) MCP
12 2 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.20%) QA
2 14 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.53%) GDPR
4 8 (0.53%) SLA
5 4 (0.27%) NIST
5 4 (0.27%) NIST 800
6 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 385 (25.68%) Docker
2 70 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.47%) GlusterFS
3 7 (0.47%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.33%) Varnish
4 5 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.27%) vSphere
6 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.067%) HDFS
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.067%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.067%) zsh
Systems Management
1 326 (21.75%) Kubernetes
2 301 (20.08%) Terraform
3 143 (9.54%) Ansible
4 70 (4.67%) Puppet
5 48 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.33%) Kibana
7 18 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (0.73%) Grafana
8 11 (0.73%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.60%) Packer
9 9 (0.60%) Rancher
10 8 (0.53%) logstash
10 8 (0.53%) Nagios
11 6 (0.40%) Oozie
12 5 (0.33%) Cobbler
12 5 (0.33%) Consul
13 4 (0.27%) Automic
13 4 (0.27%) Mesos
14 3 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.20%) Istio
Vendors
1 170 (11.34%) Google
2 147 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.47%) Oracle
4 41 (2.74%) Splunk
5 25 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 18 (1.20%) Databricks
7 17 (1.13%) Dynatrace
8 13 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 12 (0.80%) New Relic
10 11 (0.73%) AppDynamics
10 11 (0.73%) Talend
11 10 (0.67%) VMware
11 10 (0.67%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.60%) WSO2
13 7 (0.47%) Cognos
13 7 (0.47%) Facebook
13 7 (0.47%) Pega
14 6 (0.40%) IBM
14 6 (0.40%) Instagram
14 6 (0.40%) Salesforce.com