Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 277 575
Rank change year-on-year +116 +298 +149
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,171 788 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.18% 1.18% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.82% 4.11% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 958 629 248
London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £62,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +11.55% -3.46%
10th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £46,950
90th Percentile £122,500 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -2.04%

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,131 19,175 16,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 37.41% 28.81% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16,523 15,511 13,722
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,880 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Serverless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Serverless in London.

Salary trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Serverless in London

Serverless
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless within the London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
Central London +67 222 £75,000 +11.11% 96
South London +39 39 £60,000 +14.29% 10
West London -7 20 £62,500 +8.70% 15
East London +12 4 £115,000 +35.29% 21
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 947 (80.87%) AWS
2 775 (66.18%) AWS Lambda
3 612 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
4 550 (46.97%) DevOps
5 534 (45.60%) Python
6 444 (37.92%) Java
7 428 (36.55%) Docker
8 410 (35.01%) Amazon S3
9 399 (34.07%) Microservices
10 398 (33.99%) Software Engineering
11 380 (32.45%) Finance
12 353 (30.15%) JavaScript
13 319 (27.24%) Kubernetes
14 302 (25.79%) Terraform
15 284 (24.25%) Node.js
16 281 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
17 275 (23.48%) Web Services
18 259 (22.12%) Amazon RDS
19 245 (20.92%) Azure
20 219 (18.70%) Amazon SQS
21 218 (18.62%) Amazon ECS
22 210 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
23 206 (17.59%) React
24 197 (16.82%) HTML
24 197 (16.82%) TDD
25 196 (16.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 194 (16.57%) Asset Management
27 192 (16.40%) AWS CloudFormation
28 191 (16.31%) Jenkins
29 181 (15.46%) Linux

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 137 (11.70%) Elasticsearch
2 78 (6.66%) Apache Spark
3 49 (4.18%) CMS
4 44 (3.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 42 (3.59%) Apache
6 39 (3.33%) Headless CMS
7 34 (2.90%) Confluence
8 25 (2.13%) Apache Solr
9 19 (1.62%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.37%) nginx
11 13 (1.11%) IIS
11 13 (1.11%) SharePoint
12 12 (1.02%) Apache Pig
12 12 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
13 10 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.60%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.51%) Ethereum
15 6 (0.51%) Hyperledger
16 3 (0.26%) JBoss
16 3 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (1.11%) Chatbot
2 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.085%) Figma
5 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.085%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 25 (2.13%) Magento
2 18 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.54%) SDL Web 8
3 10 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.51%) Quorum
4 6 (0.51%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.17%) Eikon
7 2 (0.17%) Shopify
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.085%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 947 (80.87%) AWS
2 775 (66.18%) AWS Lambda
3 410 (35.01%) Amazon S3
4 281 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
5 245 (20.92%) Azure
6 219 (18.70%) Amazon SQS
7 218 (18.62%) Amazon ECS
8 192 (16.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 106 (9.05%) Amazon Kinesis
10 105 (8.97%) PaaS
11 102 (8.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 102 (8.71%) GCP
12 89 (7.60%) OpenShift
13 88 (7.51%) Azure Functions
13 88 (7.51%) CloudFront
14 83 (7.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 65 (5.55%) SaaS
16 60 (5.12%) Route 53
17 51 (4.36%) GitHub
18 46 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.04%) HTTP
2 39 (3.33%) Internet
3 35 (2.99%) DNS
4 14 (1.20%) VPN
5 13 (1.11%) Firewall
6 12 (1.02%) SSL
7 7 (0.60%) AMQP
7 7 (0.60%) DHCP
8 6 (0.51%) IPFS
8 6 (0.51%) Network Security
9 5 (0.43%) NFC
9 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.43%) VoIP
10 3 (0.26%) MPLS
10 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.17%) CTI
11 2 (0.17%) FTP
11 2 (0.17%) Intranet
11 2 (0.17%) Skype
11 2 (0.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (22.12%) Amazon RDS
2 196 (16.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 95 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 93 (7.94%) MongoDB
5 89 (7.60%) Big Data
6 88 (7.51%) Amazon Athena
7 87 (7.43%) Amazon Redshift
8 83 (7.09%) MySQL
8 83 (7.09%) SQL Server
9 62 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (4.44%) Hadoop
10 52 (4.44%) Relational Database
11 51 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
12 49 (4.18%) Redis
13 45 (3.84%) Azure SQL Database
14 44 (3.76%) Cosmos DB
15 43 (3.67%) Amazon Aurora
16 42 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
17 38 (3.25%) Data Lake
18 34 (2.90%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 191 (16.31%) Jenkins
2 104 (8.88%) Artifactory
3 101 (8.63%) Git (software)
4 71 (6.06%) GitLab
5 50 (4.27%) JIRA
6 49 (4.18%) TeamCity
7 44 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 36 (3.07%) webpack
9 35 (2.99%) JUnit
10 33 (2.82%) CircleCI
11 30 (2.56%) Maven
12 28 (2.39%) Bitbucket
12 28 (2.39%) RStudio
13 26 (2.22%) Mockito
13 26 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
14 25 (2.13%) Selenium
15 24 (2.05%) Vagrant
16 20 (1.71%) Cucumber
16 20 (1.71%) Spock
17 18 (1.54%) Gradle
General
1 380 (32.45%) Finance
2 149 (12.72%) Front Office
3 70 (5.98%) Marketing
4 52 (4.44%) Retail
5 48 (4.10%) Law
6 36 (3.07%) Public Sector
7 35 (2.99%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.90%) Banking
9 22 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.54%) Games
11 15 (1.28%) Electronics
12 13 (1.11%) Legal
13 12 (1.02%) Advertising
14 11 (0.94%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.60%) Local Government
16 6 (0.51%) Back Office
16 6 (0.51%) Publishing
17 3 (0.26%) Billing
18 2 (0.17%) Automotive
19 1 (0.085%) Military
Job Titles
1 512 (43.72%) Developer
2 181 (15.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 147 (12.55%) AWS Engineer
4 139 (11.87%) Architect
5 129 (11.02%) Software Engineer
6 127 (10.85%) AWS Developer
7 116 (9.91%) Python Developer
8 111 (9.48%) Senior Developer
9 79 (6.75%) Java Developer
9 79 (6.75%) Senior Software Engineer
10 78 (6.66%) JavaScript Developer
11 71 (6.06%) Python Engineer
12 66 (5.64%) Software Developer
13 65 (5.55%) AWS DevOps
13 65 (5.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 50 (4.27%) AWS Architect
14 50 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
14 50 (4.27%) Senior DevOps
14 50 (4.27%) Senior Python Developer
15 49 (4.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (24.25%) Node.js
2 275 (23.48%) Web Services
3 206 (17.59%) React
4 197 (16.82%) HTML
5 160 (13.66%) CSS
6 159 (13.58%) .NET
7 153 (13.07%) AngularJS
8 106 (9.05%) REST
9 99 (8.45%) HTML5
10 80 (6.83%) Spring
11 76 (6.49%) .NET Core
12 75 (6.40%) Vue.js
13 72 (6.15%) CSS3
14 66 (5.64%) Kafka
14 66 (5.64%) Pandas
15 62 (5.29%) JSON
16 61 (5.21%) RESTful
17 59 (5.04%) J2EE
18 56 (4.78%) NumPy
19 52 (4.44%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 154 (13.15%) Fixed Income
2 140 (11.96%) Greenfield Project
3 89 (7.60%) Cloud Native
4 88 (7.51%) Derivative
5 64 (5.47%) Hedge funds
6 60 (5.12%) Mobile App
7 57 (4.87%) Equities
8 56 (4.78%) Virtual Team
9 54 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 49 (4.18%) Public Cloud
11 42 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
12 41 (3.50%) User Experience
13 30 (2.56%) iPad
14 24 (2.05%) Algorithms
15 21 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
16 19 (1.62%) Management Information System
16 19 (1.62%) Social Media
17 16 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (1.37%) PlayStation
18 15 (1.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 181 (15.46%) Linux
2 94 (8.03%) Windows
3 34 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 33 (2.82%) Android
4 33 (2.82%) Unix
5 27 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.28%) CentOS
7 11 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.43%) Solaris
11 4 (0.34%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.34%) Debian
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.17%) SUSE
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (46.97%) DevOps
3 399 (34.07%) Microservices
4 398 (33.99%) Software Engineering
5 210 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
6 197 (16.82%) TDD
7 194 (16.57%) Asset Management
8 169 (14.43%) Mentoring
9 143 (12.21%) Test Automation
10 134 (11.44%) Infrastructure as Code
11 131 (11.19%) Scrum
12 111 (9.48%) Analytics
12 111 (9.48%) Continuous Delivery
13 104 (8.88%) Front End Development
14 99 (8.45%) Machine Learning
15 97 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
16 93 (7.94%) Data Science
17 90 (7.69%) Fintech
18 89 (7.60%) BDD
19 84 (7.17%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 534 (45.60%) Python
2 444 (37.92%) Java
3 353 (30.15%) JavaScript
4 176 (15.03%) SQL
5 163 (13.92%) C#
6 138 (11.78%) R
7 127 (10.85%) TypeScript
8 93 (7.94%) Go
8 93 (7.94%) Ruby
9 82 (7.00%) Scala
10 80 (6.83%) Bash Shell
11 65 (5.55%) Java 8
12 56 (4.78%) C++
13 50 (4.27%) PowerShell
14 41 (3.50%) PHP
15 33 (2.82%) ES6
16 29 (2.48%) Groovy
17 20 (1.71%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.20%) Kotlin
19 11 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 89 (7.60%) Degree
2 40 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.73%) AWS Certification
4 13 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.34%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.34%) HND
8 3 (0.26%) PhD
8 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.17%) PMP
10 1 (0.085%) ISEB
10 1 (0.085%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.085%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.085%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.79%) QA
2 16 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.26%) EMIR
3 3 (0.26%) GDPR
3 3 (0.26%) MiFID
4 2 (0.17%) NCSC
5 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.085%) SLA
System Software
1 428 (36.55%) Docker
2 47 (4.01%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.60%) OpenSSH
5 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.34%) Varnish
6 4 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.26%) KVM
8 2 (0.17%) LXC
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.085%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.085%) HDFS
9 1 (0.085%) zsh
Systems Management
1 319 (27.24%) Kubernetes
2 302 (25.79%) Terraform
3 160 (13.66%) Ansible
4 116 (9.91%) Puppet
5 82 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (5.04%) Kibana
7 45 (3.84%) Packer
8 30 (2.56%) Prometheus
9 27 (2.31%) Istio
9 27 (2.31%) logstash
10 24 (2.05%) Salt
11 23 (1.96%) Rancher
12 20 (1.71%) Knative
13 19 (1.62%) Grafana
14 14 (1.20%) SCCM
15 10 (0.85%) Nagios
16 9 (0.77%) Consul
17 7 (0.60%) StatsD
18 6 (0.51%) Marathon
18 6 (0.51%) Mesos
Vendors
1 111 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.98%) Oracle
3 61 (5.21%) Splunk
4 57 (4.87%) SAP
5 55 (4.70%) Google
6 53 (4.53%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (3.93%) Adobe
8 33 (2.82%) IBM
9 32 (2.73%) New Relic
10 27 (2.31%) Dynatrace
11 25 (2.13%) MuleSoft
12 20 (1.71%) Dell
12 20 (1.71%) Elastic Path
12 20 (1.71%) hybris
13 18 (1.54%) Interwoven
14 16 (1.37%) Databricks
15 15 (1.28%) Tableau
16 13 (1.11%) Hortonworks
16 13 (1.11%) VMware
17 12 (1.02%) TIBCO