Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 205 403
Rank change year-on-year +90 +198 +394
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,261 2,150 1,251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.79% 1.65% 0.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.11% 5.25% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,883 1,097
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £102,500 £88,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +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 17,733 40,961 38,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.26% 31.38% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14,845 33,581 31,493
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +84 799 £80,000 +3.23% 149
North of England +90 170 £52,500 -10.64% 61
South East +75 138 £65,000 - 32
Yorkshire +197 84 £50,000 +6.38% 13
North West +6 82 £55,000 -8.33% 44
Midlands +52 69 £50,000 -9.09% 18
South West +79 52 £55,000 +14.58% 26
West Midlands +49 49 £50,000 -4.76% 13
East of England +125 33 £56,250 +2.27% 11
East Midlands +56 20 £50,000 -16.67% 5
North East +17 4 £47,500 -22.13% 4
Serverless
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 1,014 (80.41%) AWS
2 755 (59.87%) AWS Lambda
3 702 (55.67%) DevOps
4 664 (52.66%) Python
5 564 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
6 481 (38.14%) JavaScript
7 431 (34.18%) Docker
8 424 (33.62%) Azure
9 412 (32.67%) Kubernetes
10 399 (31.64%) Microservices
11 363 (28.79%) Java
12 348 (27.60%) SQL
13 343 (27.20%) Finance
14 322 (25.54%) Software Engineering
15 308 (24.43%) Node.js
16 298 (23.63%) Terraform
17 290 (23.00%) React
18 284 (22.52%) Web Services
19 277 (21.97%) Jenkins
20 238 (18.87%) GCP
21 230 (18.24%) Amazon S3
22 220 (17.45%) SQL Server
23 218 (17.29%) Amazon EC2
24 210 (16.65%) TDD
25 207 (16.42%) AngularJS
26 203 (16.10%) SaaS
27 199 (15.78%) Asset Management
27 199 (15.78%) Amazon ECS
28 188 (14.91%) Mentoring
29 185 (14.67%) Amazon DynamoDB

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
1 132 (10.47%) Apache
2 65 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (3.81%) Apache Spark
4 43 (3.41%) Confluence
5 14 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.03%) CMS
7 12 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.79%) Headless CMS
9 8 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (0.63%) nginx
10 7 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.56%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.48%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.40%) IIS
13 4 (0.32%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.32%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.32%) Eikon
3 4 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,014 (80.41%) AWS
2 755 (59.87%) AWS Lambda
3 424 (33.62%) Azure
4 238 (18.87%) GCP
5 230 (18.24%) Amazon S3
6 218 (17.29%) Amazon EC2
7 203 (16.10%) SaaS
8 199 (15.78%) Amazon ECS
9 164 (13.01%) AWS CloudFormation
10 144 (11.42%) Azure Functions
11 107 (8.49%) PaaS
12 89 (7.06%) IaaS
13 75 (5.95%) Apigee
14 67 (5.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 61 (4.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 59 (4.68%) Power Platform
17 57 (4.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 54 (4.28%) Amazon Kinesis
19 46 (3.65%) Amazon ELB
19 46 (3.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.52%) DNS
2 27 (2.14%) Firewall
2 27 (2.14%) Internet
3 21 (1.67%) Network Security
4 19 (1.51%) HTTP
5 18 (1.43%) VPN
6 15 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.32%) AMQP
7 4 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.24%) VoIP
9 2 (0.16%) SSL
9 2 (0.16%) WAN
10 1 (0.079%) DSL
10 1 (0.079%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.079%) MQTT
10 1 (0.079%) SAN
10 1 (0.079%) Skype
10 1 (0.079%) SMTP
10 1 (0.079%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 185 (14.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 180 (14.27%) MySQL
4 166 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
5 146 (11.58%) Amazon Redshift
6 113 (8.96%) NoSQL
7 112 (8.88%) MongoDB
8 109 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (6.66%) Amazon RDS
10 53 (4.20%) Big Data
11 49 (3.89%) Redis
12 39 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
13 37 (2.93%) Data Lake
14 31 (2.46%) Amazon Athena
15 30 (2.38%) Relational Database
16 27 (2.14%) Power BI
17 24 (1.90%) BigQuery
18 23 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
19 21 (1.67%) Blockchain
20 18 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 277 (21.97%) Jenkins
2 157 (12.45%) Git (software)
3 119 (9.44%) GitLab
4 96 (7.61%) JIRA
5 81 (6.42%) Artifactory
5 81 (6.42%) TeamCity
6 52 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 44 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 36 (2.85%) webpack
9 35 (2.78%) Bitbucket
10 32 (2.54%) Selenium
11 29 (2.30%) CircleCI
12 25 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (1.51%) Visual Studio
14 18 (1.43%) Subversion
15 16 (1.27%) Codeship
16 15 (1.19%) Cucumber
17 13 (1.03%) Cypress.io
18 12 (0.95%) Appium
18 12 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 343 (27.20%) Finance
2 175 (13.88%) Banking
3 85 (6.74%) Back Office
4 65 (5.15%) Front Office
5 46 (3.65%) Law
6 45 (3.57%) Retail
7 42 (3.33%) Games
8 34 (2.70%) Investment Banking
9 26 (2.06%) Public Sector
10 25 (1.98%) Marketing
11 20 (1.59%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.95%) Advertising
13 9 (0.71%) Local Government
14 6 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.48%) Publishing
15 5 (0.40%) Automotive
16 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.32%) Legal
17 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.24%) Police
Job Titles
1 459 (36.40%) Developer
2 199 (15.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 142 (11.26%) AWS Engineer
4 139 (11.02%) Software Engineer
5 112 (8.88%) Python Engineer
6 105 (8.33%) Architect
7 103 (8.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 99 (7.85%) Python Developer
9 98 (7.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 90 (7.14%) Senior Developer
11 79 (6.26%) AWS DevOps
12 78 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
12 78 (6.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 71 (5.63%) Cloud Architect
13 71 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
14 70 (5.55%) Node.js Developer
15 69 (5.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 64 (5.08%) AWS Developer
17 62 (4.92%) Data Architect
18 61 (4.84%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (24.43%) Node.js
2 290 (23.00%) React
3 284 (22.52%) Web Services
4 207 (16.42%) AngularJS
5 170 (13.48%) .NET
6 148 (11.74%) HTML
7 127 (10.07%) CSS
8 117 (9.28%) REST
9 112 (8.88%) Vue.js
10 106 (8.41%) gRPC
11 101 (8.01%) Kafka
12 93 (7.38%) OAuth
13 86 (6.82%) Swagger
14 72 (5.71%) HTML5
15 71 (5.63%) GraphQL
16 70 (5.55%) .NET Core
17 69 (5.47%) RESTful
18 54 (4.28%) .NET Framework
19 45 (3.57%) Redux
20 42 (3.33%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 165 (13.08%) Hedge funds
2 158 (12.53%) Cloud Native
3 99 (7.85%) Greenfield Project
4 65 (5.15%) Derivative
4 65 (5.15%) Fixed Income
5 63 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 61 (4.84%) Equities
7 56 (4.44%) User Experience
8 51 (4.04%) Mobile App
9 47 (3.73%) Public Cloud
10 44 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
12 19 (1.51%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.35%) Blog
14 16 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
15 15 (1.19%) Algorithms
16 14 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 12 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
18 10 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 155 (12.29%) Linux
2 60 (4.76%) Windows
3 31 (2.46%) Android
3 31 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.74%) Unix
5 19 (1.51%) Windows Server
6 16 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.87%) CentOS
8 10 (0.79%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.56%) CoreOS
9 7 (0.56%) VMS
10 4 (0.32%) Mesosphere
11 2 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (55.67%) DevOps
2 564 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
3 399 (31.64%) Microservices
4 322 (25.54%) Software Engineering
5 210 (16.65%) TDD
6 199 (15.78%) Asset Management
7 188 (14.91%) Mentoring
8 153 (12.13%) Fintech
9 152 (12.05%) Infrastructure as Code
10 144 (11.42%) Investment Management
11 142 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (9.60%) Scrum
13 117 (9.28%) Test Automation
14 104 (8.25%) BDD
15 94 (7.45%) Configuration Management
16 83 (6.58%) Analytics
17 82 (6.50%) Open Source
18 77 (6.11%) SDLC
19 76 (6.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 74 (5.87%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 664 (52.66%) Python
2 481 (38.14%) JavaScript
3 363 (28.79%) Java
4 348 (27.60%) SQL
5 167 (13.24%) C#
6 161 (12.77%) TypeScript
7 102 (8.09%) PowerShell
8 99 (7.85%) Bash Shell
9 79 (6.26%) Kotlin
10 62 (4.92%) Go
11 49 (3.89%) PHP
11 49 (3.89%) Scala
12 45 (3.57%) Ruby
13 40 (3.17%) ES6
14 32 (2.54%) T-SQL
15 29 (2.30%) C++
16 23 (1.82%) C
17 21 (1.67%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.51%) VB.NET
19 17 (1.35%) Rust
Qualifications
1 61 (4.84%) Degree
2 50 (3.97%) Sun Certification
3 42 (3.33%) AWS Certification
4 29 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.56%) CISSP
7 7 (0.56%) ISEB
8 6 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.32%) CCSP
10 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.24%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.24%) PhD
12 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.16%) CCNA
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.04%) QA
2 17 (1.35%) SLA
3 15 (1.19%) GDPR
3 15 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.95%) NIST
4 12 (0.95%) NIST 800
5 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 431 (34.18%) Docker
2 43 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.56%) GlusterFS
3 7 (0.56%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.48%) Varnish
5 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.16%) vSphere
7 1 (0.079%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.079%) HDFS
7 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.079%) zsh
Systems Management
1 412 (32.67%) Kubernetes
2 298 (23.63%) Terraform
3 164 (13.01%) Ansible
4 85 (6.74%) Puppet
5 62 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.19%) Kibana
7 12 (0.95%) Rancher
8 11 (0.87%) logstash
8 11 (0.87%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.79%) Packer
10 6 (0.48%) Mesos
10 6 (0.48%) Nagios
11 5 (0.40%) Consul
11 5 (0.40%) Grafana
12 4 (0.32%) Automic
12 4 (0.32%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.32%) Salt
13 3 (0.24%) Istio
13 3 (0.24%) Marathon
13 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 168 (13.32%) Google
2 121 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 94 (7.45%) Oracle
4 33 (2.62%) Splunk
5 21 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 13 (1.03%) New Relic
7 13 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 12 (0.95%) Databricks
8 12 (0.95%) Dynatrace
9 11 (0.87%) Tableau
10 9 (0.71%) VMware
11 8 (0.63%) IBM
12 7 (0.56%) Cisco
12 7 (0.56%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.56%) Talend
12 7 (0.56%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.48%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.48%) MuleSoft
14 5 (0.40%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud