Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK > England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 101 178 279
Rank change year-on-year +77 +101 +203
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 2,567 1,790 1,626
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.19% 2.00% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.62% 5.65% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,806 1,475 1,209
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,582 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,063 £53,750 £52,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £100,000 £99,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 33,694 31,673 38,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.93% 35.30% 28.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27,098 26,246 31,272
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +75 1,742 £80,000 - 264
North of England -26 249 £60,000 +9.09% 88
South East +44 213 £65,000 -1.89% 70
North West +6 152 £62,500 +13.64% 54
South West +29 135 £50,000 -8.15% 31
Midlands +15 114 £60,000 +20.00% 45
Yorkshire -38 87 £60,000 +5.26% 26
West Midlands +2 77 £62,500 +17.37% 38
East of England +16 65 £58,750 +17.50% 31
East Midlands +18 37 £48,750 -2.50% 6
North East 0 10 £51,250 -1.90% 8
Serverless
UK

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 1,926 (75.03%) AWS
2 1,397 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
3 1,218 (47.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1,147 (44.68%) Python
5 1,138 (44.33%) DevOps
6 972 (37.87%) JavaScript
7 921 (35.88%) Azure
8 920 (35.84%) Software Engineering
9 885 (34.48%) Microservices
10 791 (30.81%) Docker
11 743 (28.94%) React
12 695 (27.07%) Terraform
13 688 (26.80%) SQL
14 662 (25.79%) Finance
15 655 (25.52%) Kubernetes
16 635 (24.74%) GCP
17 628 (24.46%) Java
17 628 (24.46%) Web Services
18 623 (24.27%) .NET
19 605 (23.57%) Node.js
20 558 (21.74%) C#
21 481 (18.74%) TDD
22 451 (17.57%) TypeScript
23 429 (16.71%) Amazon S3
24 413 (16.09%) Azure Functions
25 406 (15.82%) Infrastructure as Code
26 400 (15.58%) Jenkins
27 393 (15.31%) Amazon EC2
28 381 (14.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
29 374 (14.57%) Asset Management

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
1 146 (5.69%) Elasticsearch
2 130 (5.06%) Apache
3 96 (3.74%) Apache Spark
4 95 (3.70%) Confluence
5 62 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 44 (1.71%) Apache Airflow
7 27 (1.05%) CMS
8 26 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (0.90%) IIS
10 20 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.74%) Drupal
12 18 (0.70%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.66%) WordPress
14 14 (0.55%) nginx
15 13 (0.51%) Headless CMS
16 11 (0.43%) Umbraco
17 9 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 8 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
19 7 (0.27%) Kentico
Applications
1 20 (0.78%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.23%) Revit
3 5 (0.19%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.078%) Figma
7 1 (0.039%) InVision
7 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.039%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 49 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.62%) Magento
3 4 (0.16%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.16%) Summit
4 2 (0.078%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.039%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.039%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.039%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,926 (75.03%) AWS
2 1,218 (47.45%) AWS Lambda
3 921 (35.88%) Azure
4 635 (24.74%) GCP
5 429 (16.71%) Amazon S3
6 413 (16.09%) Azure Functions
7 393 (15.31%) Amazon EC2
8 326 (12.70%) Amazon ECS
9 321 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 255 (9.93%) SaaS
11 233 (9.08%) PaaS
12 216 (8.41%) Amazon SQS
13 176 (6.86%) Amazon EKS
14 151 (5.88%) GitHub
15 148 (5.77%) Azure Service Bus
16 128 (4.99%) IaaS
17 119 (4.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 107 (4.17%) Cloud Functions
19 104 (4.05%) AWS Step Functions
19 104 (4.05%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.26%) HTTP
2 51 (1.99%) Firewall
3 37 (1.44%) DNS
4 23 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.66%) Internet
6 11 (0.43%) VLAN
7 10 (0.39%) Network Security
7 10 (0.39%) VPN
8 9 (0.35%) SSH
9 6 (0.23%) AMQP
9 6 (0.23%) MQTT
10 5 (0.19%) Broadband
10 5 (0.19%) SSL
11 4 (0.16%) FTP
11 4 (0.16%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.12%) IPv4
12 3 (0.12%) SAN
12 3 (0.12%) SMTP
12 3 (0.12%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 381 (14.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 334 (13.01%) SQL Server
3 315 (12.27%) PostgreSQL
4 305 (11.88%) MySQL
5 281 (10.95%) Amazon RDS
6 242 (9.43%) NoSQL
7 208 (8.10%) Relational Database
8 176 (6.86%) MongoDB
9 139 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 137 (5.34%) Big Data
11 108 (4.21%) Redis
12 104 (4.05%) Amazon Redshift
13 100 (3.90%) Amazon Aurora
14 87 (3.39%) RDBMS
15 77 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
16 69 (2.69%) BigQuery
16 69 (2.69%) Hadoop
17 61 (2.38%) Power BI
18 46 (1.79%) Data Lake
19 42 (1.64%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 400 (15.58%) Jenkins
2 291 (11.34%) Git (software)
3 147 (5.73%) GitLab
4 146 (5.69%) JIRA
5 71 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 69 (2.69%) TeamCity
7 67 (2.61%) Artifactory
7 67 (2.61%) Selenium
8 65 (2.53%) Postman
9 58 (2.26%) Cypress.io
10 56 (2.18%) Maven
11 46 (1.79%) JUnit
12 45 (1.75%) Cucumber
12 45 (1.75%) JMeter
13 42 (1.64%) Visual Studio
14 40 (1.56%) webpack
15 38 (1.48%) Bitbucket
16 33 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 31 (1.21%) CircleCI
18 26 (1.01%) Vagrant
General
1 662 (25.79%) Finance
2 354 (13.79%) Social Skills
3 135 (5.26%) Public Sector
4 130 (5.06%) Banking
5 114 (4.44%) Marketing
6 103 (4.01%) Retail
7 92 (3.58%) Front Office
8 79 (3.08%) Games
9 78 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
10 70 (2.73%) Legal
11 48 (1.87%) Presentation Skills
12 43 (1.68%) Manufacturing
13 39 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
14 37 (1.44%) Automotive
14 37 (1.44%) Telecoms
15 24 (0.93%) Influencing Skills
16 23 (0.90%) Electronics
17 21 (0.82%) Financial Institution
18 19 (0.74%) Law
18 19 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,059 (41.25%) Developer
2 588 (22.91%) Software Engineer
3 330 (12.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 328 (12.78%) AWS Engineer
5 280 (10.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 252 (9.82%) React Developer
7 232 (9.04%) Senior Developer
8 205 (7.99%) Full Stack Developer
9 172 (6.70%) AWS Developer
10 167 (6.51%) Python Engineer
11 149 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
12 139 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
13 138 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
14 126 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
15 125 (4.87%) Data Engineer
16 124 (4.83%) C# Developer
17 123 (4.79%) Architect
17 123 (4.79%) AWS Software Engineer
18 119 (4.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
19 117 (4.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 743 (28.94%) React
2 628 (24.46%) Web Services
3 623 (24.27%) .NET
4 605 (23.57%) Node.js
5 370 (14.41%) AngularJS
6 332 (12.93%) REST
7 297 (11.57%) .NET Core
8 273 (10.63%) CSS
9 229 (8.92%) React Native
10 223 (8.69%) HTML
11 199 (7.75%) GraphQL
12 166 (6.47%) RESTful
13 132 (5.14%) Kafka
14 127 (4.95%) Vue.js
15 114 (4.44%) .NET Framework
16 108 (4.21%) Serverless Framework
17 106 (4.13%) gRPC
18 103 (4.01%) HTML5
19 92 (3.58%) Spring
20 90 (3.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 177 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 132 (5.14%) Hedge funds
2 132 (5.14%) User Experience
3 119 (4.64%) Cloud Native
4 90 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 74 (2.88%) Blog
6 68 (2.65%) Pricing Data
6 68 (2.65%) Public Cloud
7 58 (2.26%) Derivative
8 54 (2.10%) NHS
9 41 (1.60%) Equities
10 39 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 38 (1.48%) Fixed Income
12 35 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
13 32 (1.25%) Algorithms
14 31 (1.21%) Management Information System
15 25 (0.97%) Data Structures
16 24 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
16 24 (0.93%) Social Media
17 23 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 244 (9.51%) Linux
2 103 (4.01%) Windows
3 73 (2.84%) Unix
4 50 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 48 (1.87%) Android
6 30 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 29 (1.13%) Ubuntu
8 23 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.43%) Alpine Linux
10 8 (0.31%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.27%) CentOS
12 6 (0.23%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.19%) VMS
14 4 (0.16%) Debian
14 4 (0.16%) SUSE
14 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.078%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.078%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.078%) tvOS
16 1 (0.039%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,397 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,138 (44.33%) DevOps
3 920 (35.84%) Software Engineering
4 885 (34.48%) Microservices
5 481 (18.74%) TDD
6 406 (15.82%) Infrastructure as Code
7 374 (14.57%) Asset Management
8 345 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
9 343 (13.36%) Test Automation
10 309 (12.04%) Mentoring
11 300 (11.69%) Scrum
12 226 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
13 213 (8.30%) BDD
14 212 (8.26%) Analytics
15 199 (7.75%) Deployment Automation
16 196 (7.64%) OO
17 188 (7.32%) Progressive Web App
18 186 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
19 174 (6.78%) Fintech
20 173 (6.74%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,147 (44.68%) Python
2 972 (37.87%) JavaScript
3 688 (26.80%) SQL
4 628 (24.46%) Java
5 558 (21.74%) C#
6 451 (17.57%) TypeScript
7 201 (7.83%) PowerShell
8 131 (5.10%) Bash Shell
9 129 (5.03%) Go
10 123 (4.79%) PHP
11 121 (4.71%) Scala
12 96 (3.74%) ES6
13 90 (3.51%) Ruby
14 71 (2.77%) T-SQL
15 57 (2.22%) Kotlin
16 40 (1.56%) C++
16 40 (1.56%) Clojure
17 39 (1.52%) Java 8
18 29 (1.13%) Rust
19 27 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 182 (7.09%) Degree
2 91 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 42 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.05%) AWS Certification
6 24 (0.93%) Master's Degree
7 13 (0.51%) CISSP
7 13 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (0.51%) OCP
7 13 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.31%) CISA
9 7 (0.27%) CISM
10 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.23%) PhD
11 5 (0.19%) ISSAP
11 5 (0.19%) ISSEP
12 3 (0.12%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.078%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.078%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.99%) QA
2 36 (1.40%) GDPR
3 18 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.55%) SLA
5 12 (0.47%) HIPAA
5 12 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.31%) NIST
8 7 (0.27%) COBIT
9 5 (0.19%) SOC 2
10 3 (0.12%) IEC 62304
10 3 (0.12%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.078%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.078%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.078%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.078%) WCAG
12 1 (0.039%) GLBA
12 1 (0.039%) SEPA
System Software
1 791 (30.81%) Docker
2 92 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
4 25 (0.97%) VirtualBox
5 15 (0.58%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.19%) KVM
8 5 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.16%) Varnish
9 4 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.12%) vSphere
11 2 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.039%) Xen
Systems Management
1 695 (27.07%) Terraform
2 655 (25.52%) Kubernetes
3 216 (8.41%) Ansible
4 105 (4.09%) Prometheus
5 99 (3.86%) Grafana
6 77 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
7 72 (2.80%) Puppet
8 31 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
9 18 (0.70%) Kibana
10 16 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
10 16 (0.62%) Rancher
11 14 (0.55%) Istio
12 12 (0.47%) Packer
13 11 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.39%) Rundeck
15 8 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
16 6 (0.23%) Nagios
16 6 (0.23%) Zipkin
17 5 (0.19%) Nessus
17 5 (0.19%) Nmap
Vendors
1 343 (13.36%) Google
2 306 (11.92%) Microsoft
3 172 (6.70%) Oracle
4 68 (2.65%) Sybase
5 44 (1.71%) Splunk
6 37 (1.44%) Talend
7 31 (1.21%) Databricks
7 31 (1.21%) IBM
8 28 (1.09%) Cloudera
8 28 (1.09%) Informatica
9 26 (1.01%) SAP
10 25 (0.97%) Hortonworks
11 23 (0.90%) Atlassian
12 22 (0.86%) New Relic
13 21 (0.82%) Nintex
13 21 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.66%) Cisco
15 16 (0.62%) Adobe
15 16 (0.62%) Dynatrace
16 15 (0.58%) VMware