Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 205 348
Rank change year-on-year +97 +143 +234
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,924 1,884 1,311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.89% 1.65% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.07% 4.82% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,999 1,664 1,139
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £97,500
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 27,226 39,075 37,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.93% 34.26% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,043 32,444 30,849
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 £30,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 +96 1,183 £75,000 -3.23% 289
North of England +33 222 £60,000 +9.09% 107
South East +98 211 £63,750 -1.92% 67
North West +24 144 £60,000 +9.09% 73
Midlands +62 103 £60,250 +14.76% 30
South West +52 99 £56,250 +18.42% 31
West Midlands +62 78 £62,500 +14.68% 18
Yorkshire +49 70 £57,500 -4.17% 24
East of England +78 58 £56,250 +18.42% 18
East Midlands +44 25 £53,750 +7.50% 12
North East +6 8 £48,750 -10.95% 10
Serverless
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 England region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 1,476 (76.72%) AWS
2 1,039 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 998 (51.87%) AWS Lambda
4 926 (48.13%) Python
5 919 (47.77%) DevOps
6 792 (41.16%) JavaScript
7 747 (38.83%) Azure
8 660 (34.30%) Microservices
9 573 (29.78%) Software Engineering
10 551 (28.64%) SQL
11 531 (27.60%) React
12 506 (26.30%) Docker
13 482 (25.05%) GCP
13 482 (25.05%) Finance
14 479 (24.90%) Web Services
15 463 (24.06%) Terraform
16 446 (23.18%) .NET
17 429 (22.30%) Java
18 414 (21.52%) Node.js
19 406 (21.10%) Kubernetes
20 388 (20.17%) AngularJS
21 356 (18.50%) C#
22 339 (17.62%) TDD
23 338 (17.57%) Azure Functions
24 320 (16.63%) Amazon EC2
25 309 (16.06%) Amazon S3
26 301 (15.64%) Asset Management
27 299 (15.54%) SaaS
28 290 (15.07%) Jenkins
29 270 (14.03%) 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
1 125 (6.50%) Apache
2 68 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
3 65 (3.38%) Apache Spark
4 52 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 40 (2.08%) Confluence
6 27 (1.40%) CMS
7 23 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
9 17 (0.88%) Headless CMS
10 14 (0.73%) IIS
10 14 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 12 (0.62%) nginx
12 11 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.57%) Drupal
12 11 (0.57%) WordPress
13 10 (0.52%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
15 7 (0.36%) Luigi
16 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
17 4 (0.21%) CloudStack
Applications
1 18 (0.94%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.21%) InVision
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.21%) Sketch
5 2 (0.10%) Figma
6 1 (0.052%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.52%) Magento
3 1 (0.052%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.052%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,476 (76.72%) AWS
2 998 (51.87%) AWS Lambda
3 747 (38.83%) Azure
4 482 (25.05%) GCP
5 338 (17.57%) Azure Functions
6 320 (16.63%) Amazon EC2
7 309 (16.06%) Amazon S3
8 299 (15.54%) SaaS
9 229 (11.90%) Amazon ECS
10 201 (10.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 175 (9.10%) PaaS
12 115 (5.98%) Amazon EKS
13 103 (5.35%) IaaS
14 102 (5.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 100 (5.20%) Amazon SQS
16 91 (4.73%) Azure Active Directory
17 87 (4.52%) Amazon Kinesis
18 77 (4.00%) Logic Apps
19 70 (3.64%) GitHub
20 67 (3.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.49%) DNS
2 43 (2.23%) Firewall
3 36 (1.87%) HTTP
4 21 (1.09%) Internet
5 19 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.62%) VLAN
6 12 (0.62%) VPN
7 10 (0.52%) SSH
8 9 (0.47%) FTP
8 9 (0.47%) Network Security
9 8 (0.42%) AMQP
9 8 (0.42%) SMTP
10 6 (0.31%) IPv4
11 5 (0.26%) MQTT
12 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.16%) DHCP
13 3 (0.16%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.10%) NFC
14 2 (0.10%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (14.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 203 (10.55%) SQL Server
3 192 (9.98%) PostgreSQL
4 168 (8.73%) MySQL
5 164 (8.52%) Amazon RDS
6 163 (8.47%) MongoDB
7 161 (8.37%) NoSQL
8 120 (6.24%) Relational Database
9 117 (6.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 114 (5.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 92 (4.78%) Cosmos DB
12 86 (4.47%) Big Data
13 79 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
14 61 (3.17%) Redis
15 44 (2.29%) Data Lake
16 43 (2.23%) Amazon Aurora
16 43 (2.23%) BigQuery
17 36 (1.87%) RDBMS
18 32 (1.66%) Apache Ignite
19 31 (1.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 290 (15.07%) Jenkins
2 244 (12.68%) Git (software)
3 129 (6.70%) GitLab
4 75 (3.90%) TeamCity
5 70 (3.64%) JIRA
6 66 (3.43%) Artifactory
7 50 (2.60%) Selenium
8 40 (2.08%) Maven
9 38 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 32 (1.66%) webpack
11 28 (1.46%) CircleCI
11 28 (1.46%) Cucumber
11 28 (1.46%) Postman
12 25 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 20 (1.04%) Visual Studio
15 19 (0.99%) Gradle
15 19 (0.99%) JMeter
16 18 (0.94%) Babel
General
1 482 (25.05%) Finance
2 122 (6.34%) Banking
3 97 (5.04%) Front Office
4 82 (4.26%) Public Sector
5 81 (4.21%) Marketing
6 61 (3.17%) Games
7 50 (2.60%) Retail
8 43 (2.23%) Automotive
9 41 (2.13%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.20%) Law
11 21 (1.09%) Telecoms
12 19 (0.99%) Publishing
13 18 (0.94%) Legal
14 14 (0.73%) Back Office
15 13 (0.68%) Electronics
16 12 (0.62%) Advertising
17 10 (0.52%) Housing Association
17 10 (0.52%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.36%) Billing
19 5 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 871 (45.27%) Developer
2 389 (20.22%) Software Engineer
3 267 (13.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 262 (13.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 236 (12.27%) AWS Engineer
6 200 (10.40%) React Developer
7 179 (9.30%) Python Engineer
8 174 (9.04%) Full Stack Developer
9 173 (8.99%) Senior Developer
10 153 (7.95%) Cloud Engineer
11 150 (7.80%) Python Developer
12 139 (7.22%) JavaScript Developer
13 116 (6.03%) .NET Developer
14 106 (5.51%) AWS Developer
14 106 (5.51%) AWS DevOps
15 105 (5.46%) Java Developer
16 104 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
17 102 (5.30%) Senior DevOps
18 101 (5.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 98 (5.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (27.60%) React
2 479 (24.90%) Web Services
3 446 (23.18%) .NET
4 414 (21.52%) Node.js
5 388 (20.17%) AngularJS
6 241 (12.53%) REST
7 211 (10.97%) HTML
8 199 (10.34%) CSS
9 192 (9.98%) .NET Core
10 164 (8.52%) React Native
10 164 (8.52%) Vue.js
11 122 (6.34%) HTML5
12 121 (6.29%) GraphQL
13 120 (6.24%) RESTful
14 114 (5.93%) Django
15 108 (5.61%) Flask
16 99 (5.15%) Kafka
17 84 (4.37%) Elastic Stack
18 82 (4.26%) gRPC
19 80 (4.16%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.06%) Hedge funds
2 138 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
3 127 (6.60%) Cloud Native
4 96 (4.99%) Fixed Income
4 96 (4.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 95 (4.94%) Derivative
6 91 (4.73%) Blog
6 91 (4.73%) Equities
7 81 (4.21%) User Experience
8 68 (3.53%) Public Cloud
9 65 (3.38%) Mobile App
10 43 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 24 (1.25%) Pricing Data
13 21 (1.09%) Algorithms
14 20 (1.04%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
16 16 (0.83%) Data Centre
17 14 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 203 (10.55%) Linux
2 83 (4.31%) Windows
3 38 (1.98%) Android
4 35 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 33 (1.72%) Unix
6 21 (1.09%) Ubuntu
6 21 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.42%) CentOS
9 5 (0.26%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.21%) Debian
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.10%) VMS
11 2 (0.10%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.052%) MVS
12 1 (0.052%) SUSE
12 1 (0.052%) tvOS
12 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,039 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 919 (47.77%) DevOps
3 660 (34.30%) Microservices
4 573 (29.78%) Software Engineering
5 339 (17.62%) TDD
6 301 (15.64%) Asset Management
7 267 (13.88%) Infrastructure as Code
8 247 (12.84%) Test Automation
9 228 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
10 210 (10.91%) Mentoring
11 183 (9.51%) Scrum
12 180 (9.36%) Fintech
13 177 (9.20%) BDD
14 163 (8.47%) Progressive Web App
15 149 (7.74%) Open Source
16 130 (6.76%) Kanban
17 125 (6.50%) Web Application Development
18 118 (6.13%) Deployment Automation
19 107 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
20 105 (5.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 926 (48.13%) Python
2 792 (41.16%) JavaScript
3 551 (28.64%) SQL
4 429 (22.30%) Java
5 356 (18.50%) C#
6 261 (13.57%) TypeScript
7 160 (8.32%) PowerShell
8 91 (4.73%) Kotlin
9 82 (4.26%) Bash Shell
10 77 (4.00%) PHP
11 72 (3.74%) Go
12 69 (3.59%) Scala
13 60 (3.12%) ES6
14 59 (3.07%) Ruby
15 49 (2.55%) T-SQL
16 36 (1.87%) Java 8
17 32 (1.66%) Clojure
18 31 (1.61%) C++
19 21 (1.09%) C
20 15 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (5.46%) Degree
2 55 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 48 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.25%) AWS Certification
6 21 (1.09%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.36%) CISSP
8 6 (0.31%) OCP
8 6 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.26%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.10%) CISA
11 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.10%) PhD
12 1 (0.052%) CISM
12 1 (0.052%) ISEB
12 1 (0.052%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.42%) QA
2 15 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.62%) GDPR
3 12 (0.62%) SLA
4 11 (0.57%) HIPAA
4 11 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.10%) NIST
8 1 (0.052%) COBIT
8 1 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.052%) GLBA
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 506 (26.30%) Docker
2 102 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.26%) KVM
5 5 (0.26%) vSphere
6 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.16%) Varnish
8 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.052%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 463 (24.06%) Terraform
2 406 (21.10%) Kubernetes
3 187 (9.72%) Ansible
4 81 (4.21%) Puppet
5 72 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (2.86%) Grafana
7 54 (2.81%) Prometheus
8 21 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (1.04%) Kibana
9 20 (1.04%) Rancher
10 14 (0.73%) Packer
11 10 (0.52%) Istio
11 10 (0.52%) Rundeck
12 8 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.31%) Oozie
14 5 (0.26%) Cobbler
14 5 (0.26%) Nessus
14 5 (0.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 235 (12.21%) Google
2 232 (12.06%) Microsoft
3 106 (5.51%) Oracle
4 38 (1.98%) Splunk
5 24 (1.25%) Databricks
5 24 (1.25%) Sybase
6 23 (1.20%) Atlassian
6 23 (1.20%) Talend
7 21 (1.09%) Dynatrace
8 17 (0.88%) VMware
9 16 (0.83%) SAP
10 11 (0.57%) Cisco
10 11 (0.57%) Informatica
10 11 (0.57%) SaltStack
10 11 (0.57%) WSO2
10 11 (0.57%) Xamarin
11 9 (0.47%) IBM
12 8 (0.42%) Adobe
12 8 (0.42%) Pega
13 7 (0.36%) Facebook