Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 286 569
Rank change year-on-year +116 +283 +171
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,144 796 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.05% 1.16% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.72% 4.21% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 907 627 253
London median annual salary £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.81% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £92,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £68,250 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% +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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,010 18,914 15,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 35.82% 27.64% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16,577 15,292 12,557
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £34,900
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +56 201 £72,500 +11.54% 82
South London +2 17 £51,250 +2.50% 2
West London -6 15 £61,250 +8.89% 27
East London +32 3 £70,000 +5.66% 16
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 936 (81.82%) AWS
2 746 (65.21%) AWS Lambda
3 638 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
4 548 (47.90%) DevOps
5 531 (46.42%) Python
6 443 (38.72%) Docker
7 421 (36.80%) Java
8 401 (35.05%) JavaScript
9 388 (33.92%) Microservices
10 386 (33.74%) Amazon S3
11 364 (31.82%) Software Engineering
12 326 (28.50%) Finance
13 316 (27.62%) Kubernetes
14 300 (26.22%) Amazon EC2
15 294 (25.70%) Terraform
16 283 (24.74%) Node.js
17 264 (23.08%) Web Services
18 255 (22.29%) Amazon SQS
19 243 (21.24%) Amazon ECS
20 232 (20.28%) Amazon RDS
21 229 (20.02%) HTML
22 216 (18.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 212 (18.53%) React
24 208 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
25 204 (17.83%) Asset Management
26 197 (17.22%) Jenkins
27 195 (17.05%) CSS
27 195 (17.05%) Linux
28 189 (16.52%) Azure
29 180 (15.73%) AngularJS

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
1 152 (13.29%) Elasticsearch
2 76 (6.64%) Apache Spark
3 54 (4.72%) Apache
4 36 (3.15%) CMS
5 35 (3.06%) Apache Solr
6 31 (2.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 29 (2.53%) Confluence
8 21 (1.84%) Headless CMS
9 19 (1.66%) WebSphere
10 18 (1.57%) IIS
11 17 (1.49%) SharePoint
12 13 (1.14%) nginx
13 8 (0.70%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.52%) Drupal
14 6 (0.52%) Ethereum
14 6 (0.52%) Hyperledger
14 6 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.44%) Zeplin
4 3 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (2.27%) Magento
2 14 (1.22%) SDL Web 8
3 9 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.52%) Quorum
4 6 (0.52%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.26%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.17%) Shopify
8 1 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 936 (81.82%) AWS
2 746 (65.21%) AWS Lambda
3 386 (33.74%) Amazon S3
4 300 (26.22%) Amazon EC2
5 255 (22.29%) Amazon SQS
6 243 (21.24%) Amazon ECS
7 189 (16.52%) Azure
8 176 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 129 (11.28%) PaaS
10 115 (10.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 106 (9.27%) Amazon Kinesis
12 98 (8.57%) GCP
13 82 (7.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 81 (7.08%) CloudFront
15 80 (6.99%) Azure Functions
16 79 (6.91%) OpenShift
17 62 (5.42%) SaaS
18 59 (5.16%) GitHub
19 57 (4.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 56 (4.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.76%) HTTP
2 38 (3.32%) Internet
3 27 (2.36%) DNS
4 12 (1.05%) SSL
5 10 (0.87%) DHCP
5 10 (0.87%) Firewall
5 10 (0.87%) VPN
6 7 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.52%) IPFS
8 5 (0.44%) AMQP
8 5 (0.44%) Network Security
8 5 (0.44%) NFC
9 4 (0.35%) FTP
9 4 (0.35%) SMTP
10 3 (0.26%) BitTorrent
10 3 (0.26%) MPLS
10 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.17%) CTI
11 2 (0.17%) Skype
12 1 (0.087%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (20.28%) Amazon RDS
2 216 (18.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 112 (9.79%) NoSQL
4 98 (8.57%) MongoDB
5 96 (8.39%) Amazon Athena
6 92 (8.04%) MySQL
7 87 (7.60%) Amazon Redshift
7 87 (7.60%) Big Data
8 74 (6.47%) SQL Server
9 73 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
10 56 (4.90%) Hadoop
10 56 (4.90%) Redis
11 47 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
12 44 (3.85%) Relational Database
13 42 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
14 34 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
15 33 (2.88%) Amazon Aurora
16 29 (2.53%) Cosmos DB
16 29 (2.53%) Data Lake
17 25 (2.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 197 (17.22%) Jenkins
2 125 (10.93%) Git (software)
3 106 (9.27%) GitLab
4 105 (9.18%) Artifactory
5 56 (4.90%) JIRA
6 49 (4.28%) TeamCity
7 45 (3.93%) Bitbucket
7 45 (3.93%) webpack
8 30 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 29 (2.53%) RStudio
10 26 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (2.10%) Maven
11 24 (2.10%) Selenium
12 22 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (1.92%) JUnit
13 20 (1.75%) Travis CI
14 18 (1.57%) Visual Studio
15 17 (1.49%) CircleCI
15 17 (1.49%) Mockito
16 16 (1.40%) Vagrant
General
1 326 (28.50%) Finance
2 107 (9.35%) Front Office
3 64 (5.59%) Law
4 62 (5.42%) Marketing
5 49 (4.28%) Retail
6 37 (3.23%) Public Sector
7 32 (2.80%) Banking
8 23 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.66%) Advertising
9 19 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.22%) Electronics
11 12 (1.05%) Publishing
12 11 (0.96%) Games
12 11 (0.96%) Legal
13 6 (0.52%) Automotive
13 6 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.35%) Back Office
15 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.087%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.087%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 535 (46.77%) Developer
2 170 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 135 (11.80%) AWS Engineer
4 124 (10.84%) AWS Developer
5 113 (9.88%) Architect
6 112 (9.79%) Senior Developer
7 103 (9.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 100 (8.74%) Python Developer
9 75 (6.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 72 (6.29%) Java Developer
11 69 (6.03%) Software Engineer
12 60 (5.24%) AWS DevOps
13 58 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 58 (5.07%) Senior DevOps
13 58 (5.07%) UI Developer
14 57 (4.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 56 (4.90%) Data Engineer
16 55 (4.81%) Software Developer
17 47 (4.11%) .NET Developer
18 43 (3.76%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (24.74%) Node.js
2 264 (23.08%) Web Services
3 229 (20.02%) HTML
4 212 (18.53%) React
5 195 (17.05%) CSS
6 180 (15.73%) AngularJS
7 174 (15.21%) .NET
8 97 (8.48%) Vue.js
9 94 (8.22%) HTML5
10 88 (7.69%) REST
11 84 (7.34%) JSON
12 75 (6.56%) Elastic Stack
13 73 (6.38%) CSS3
13 73 (6.38%) J2EE
14 67 (5.86%) Pandas
15 63 (5.51%) Spring
16 60 (5.24%) Redux
16 60 (5.24%) RESTful
17 52 (4.55%) .NET Core
17 52 (4.55%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.62%) Fixed Income
2 90 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (6.56%) Derivative
4 72 (6.29%) Hedge funds
5 51 (4.46%) User Experience
6 49 (4.28%) Cloud Native
7 47 (4.11%) Mobile App
8 45 (3.93%) Public Cloud
9 44 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 43 (3.76%) Virtual Team
11 42 (3.67%) Equities
12 35 (3.06%) Algorithms
13 29 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
15 16 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (1.40%) iPad
16 14 (1.22%) Social Media
17 12 (1.05%) Data Structures
17 12 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
17 12 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 195 (17.05%) Linux
2 91 (7.95%) Windows
3 37 (3.23%) Unix
4 36 (3.15%) Android
5 35 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 33 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.66%) CentOS
8 14 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.79%) Debian
10 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.087%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.087%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.087%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (47.90%) DevOps
3 388 (33.92%) Microservices
4 364 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 208 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 204 (17.83%) Asset Management
7 176 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 169 (14.77%) TDD
9 138 (12.06%) Analytics
10 127 (11.10%) Continuous Delivery
11 124 (10.84%) Front End Development
12 123 (10.75%) Data Science
13 122 (10.66%) Test Automation
14 118 (10.31%) Scrum
15 116 (10.14%) Infrastructure as Code
16 107 (9.35%) Deployment Automation
17 100 (8.74%) Open Source
17 100 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
18 95 (8.30%) Machine Learning
19 92 (8.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 531 (46.42%) Python
2 421 (36.80%) Java
3 401 (35.05%) JavaScript
4 161 (14.07%) SQL
5 152 (13.29%) C#
6 111 (9.70%) R
6 111 (9.70%) TypeScript
7 88 (7.69%) PHP
8 79 (6.91%) Bash Shell
9 66 (5.77%) Ruby
10 62 (5.42%) Go
11 61 (5.33%) Scala
12 56 (4.90%) PowerShell
13 50 (4.37%) Java 8
14 49 (4.28%) ES6
15 38 (3.32%) C++
16 20 (1.75%) Kotlin
17 17 (1.49%) Groovy
18 14 (1.22%) Apple Swift
19 12 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (6.91%) Degree
2 30 (2.62%) AWS Certification
3 28 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
6 9 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.35%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.26%) HND
9 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.17%) PhD
9 2 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.087%) CISSP
10 1 (0.087%) CRISC
10 1 (0.087%) ISEB
10 1 (0.087%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.087%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.55%) QA
2 15 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.26%) EMIR
3 3 (0.26%) MiFID
4 2 (0.17%) GDPR
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) NCSC
5 1 (0.087%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.087%) SLA
System Software
1 443 (38.72%) Docker
2 32 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.44%) OpenSSH
4 5 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.35%) Varnish
6 3 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (0.26%) KVM
6 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.087%) HDFS
7 1 (0.087%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.087%) XenApp
7 1 (0.087%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.087%) zsh
Systems Management
1 316 (27.62%) Kubernetes
2 294 (25.70%) Terraform
3 162 (14.16%) Ansible
4 89 (7.78%) Puppet
5 69 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (5.86%) Kibana
7 59 (5.16%) Packer
8 43 (3.76%) logstash
9 31 (2.71%) Grafana
10 29 (2.53%) Prometheus
11 24 (2.10%) Nagios
12 15 (1.31%) Salt
13 12 (1.05%) Istio
13 12 (1.05%) Rancher
14 11 (0.96%) Knative
15 10 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.52%) Marathon
16 6 (0.52%) Mesos
17 5 (0.44%) HAProxy
17 5 (0.44%) StatsD
Vendors
1 130 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 74 (6.47%) Splunk
3 60 (5.24%) Google
3 60 (5.24%) Oracle
4 43 (3.76%) SAP
5 38 (3.32%) Adobe
6 33 (2.88%) New Relic
6 33 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (2.10%) Dynatrace
8 21 (1.84%) IBM
8 21 (1.84%) MuleSoft
9 20 (1.75%) Databricks
10 19 (1.66%) Elastic Path
10 19 (1.66%) hybris
11 15 (1.31%) AppDynamics
12 14 (1.22%) Interwoven
13 13 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.96%) Pega
14 11 (0.96%) Tableau
15 10 (0.87%) Zend