Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
England > London
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 81 174
Rank change year-on-year +36 +93 +128
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 3,318 807 1,140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 6.72% 4.09% 2.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.01% 9.36% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,663 724 911
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
25th Percentile £67,500 £64,125 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +15.67%
75th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £128,750 £118,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%

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 23,681 8,622 20,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.00% 43.70% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15,494 7,319 16,744
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,944 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £53,063 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +2.36%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Serverless in London.

Salary trend for Serverless in London

Serverless
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Serverless in London over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 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
Central London +36 311 £82,500 +3.13% 103
West London -3 129 £75,000 - 30
South London +6 35 £77,500 +10.71% 4
East London -18 15 £75,000 +36.36% 22
North London -11 1 £85,000 +54.55% 3
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 London region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 2,719 (81.95%) AWS
2 1,879 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
3 1,759 (53.01%) AWS Lambda
4 1,566 (47.20%) Python
5 1,458 (43.94%) Software Engineering
6 1,412 (42.56%) JavaScript
7 1,323 (39.87%) React
8 1,217 (36.68%) Docker
9 1,185 (35.71%) Finance
10 1,156 (34.84%) DevOps
11 1,153 (34.75%) Microservices
12 1,074 (32.37%) Node.js
13 1,072 (32.31%) Terraform
14 1,020 (30.74%) Java
15 983 (29.63%) Kubernetes
16 965 (29.08%) Azure
17 955 (28.78%) TypeScript
18 894 (26.94%) GCP
19 882 (26.58%) Web Services
20 854 (25.74%) Full Stack Development
21 768 (23.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
22 765 (23.06%) SQL
23 754 (22.72%) Amazon S3
24 651 (19.62%) Asset Management
25 596 (17.96%) TDD
26 560 (16.88%) Social Skills
27 551 (16.61%) Amazon EC2
28 529 (15.94%) Test Automation
29 516 (15.55%) C#
30 507 (15.28%) PostgreSQL

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
1 295 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
2 197 (5.94%) Apache
3 151 (4.55%) Confluence
4 120 (3.62%) Apache Spark
5 83 (2.50%) Apache Airflow
6 26 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 26 (0.78%) IIS
7 21 (0.63%) CMS
8 20 (0.60%) nginx
9 19 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 18 (0.54%) WordPress
11 13 (0.39%) Drupal
11 13 (0.39%) IBM Domino
12 12 (0.36%) Apache Pulsar
13 9 (0.27%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.27%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.21%) NServiceBus
15 6 (0.18%) Headless CMS
15 6 (0.18%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (0.63%) Chatbot
2 14 (0.42%) Figma
3 13 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.15%) Adobe XD
4 5 (0.15%) Sketch
5 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.030%) Revit
Business Applications
1 32 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.30%) Sentinel
3 7 (0.21%) Magento
4 6 (0.18%) Summit
5 2 (0.060%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.030%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2,719 (81.95%) AWS
2 1,759 (53.01%) AWS Lambda
3 965 (29.08%) Azure
4 894 (26.94%) GCP
5 754 (22.72%) Amazon S3
6 551 (16.61%) Amazon EC2
7 467 (14.07%) Amazon ECS
8 378 (11.39%) Amazon SQS
9 352 (10.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 303 (9.13%) AWS Step Functions
11 249 (7.50%) SaaS
12 233 (7.02%) Azure Functions
13 217 (6.54%) GitHub
14 190 (5.73%) PaaS
15 132 (3.98%) AWS Fargate
16 131 (3.95%) Amazon Kinesis
17 119 (3.59%) Amazon EKS
18 118 (3.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 117 (3.53%) Cloud Functions
20 107 (3.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 124 (3.74%) HTTP
2 68 (2.05%) DNS
3 48 (1.45%) Broadband
4 43 (1.30%) Firewall
5 19 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.57%) VPN
6 18 (0.54%) Internet
7 17 (0.51%) WebEx
8 15 (0.45%) MQTT
9 13 (0.39%) SSL
10 6 (0.18%) RTP
11 5 (0.15%) 5G
11 5 (0.15%) FTP
11 5 (0.15%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.12%) SD-WAN
12 4 (0.12%) WAN
13 3 (0.090%) DHCP
13 3 (0.090%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.090%) SMS
13 3 (0.090%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (23.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 507 (15.28%) PostgreSQL
3 392 (11.81%) Amazon RDS
4 364 (10.97%) MySQL
5 360 (10.85%) NoSQL
6 335 (10.10%) SQL Server
7 286 (8.62%) Amazon Aurora
8 240 (7.23%) Redis
9 218 (6.57%) MongoDB
10 216 (6.51%) Amazon Athena
11 211 (6.36%) Relational Database
12 191 (5.76%) Big Data
13 103 (3.10%) Apache Ignite
14 99 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
15 78 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
16 76 (2.29%) Hadoop
17 72 (2.17%) Power BI
18 68 (2.05%) BigQuery
19 64 (1.93%) RDBMS
20 46 (1.39%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 423 (12.75%) Jenkins
2 420 (12.66%) Git (software)
3 261 (7.87%) GitLab
4 256 (7.72%) JIRA
5 136 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 133 (4.01%) Cypress.io
7 105 (3.16%) Selenium
8 100 (3.01%) webpack
9 85 (2.56%) Artifactory
10 76 (2.29%) TeamCity
11 75 (2.26%) Bitbucket
12 70 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
13 63 (1.90%) Postman
14 62 (1.87%) SonarQube
15 59 (1.78%) CircleCI
16 54 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 52 (1.57%) JMeter
18 51 (1.54%) NUnit
19 45 (1.36%) Log4Net
19 45 (1.36%) Maven
General
1 1,185 (35.71%) Finance
2 560 (16.88%) Social Skills
3 323 (9.73%) Banking
4 280 (8.44%) Front Office
5 195 (5.88%) Retail
6 123 (3.71%) Games
7 121 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
8 119 (3.59%) Marketing
9 98 (2.95%) Legal
10 91 (2.74%) Presentation Skills
11 80 (2.41%) Public Sector
12 62 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
13 60 (1.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 43 (1.30%) Financial Institution
15 34 (1.02%) Telecoms
16 30 (0.90%) Law
17 26 (0.78%) Manufacturing
18 23 (0.69%) Publishing
19 19 (0.57%) Local Government
19 19 (0.57%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 1,330 (40.08%) Developer
2 972 (29.29%) Software Engineer
3 430 (12.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 427 (12.87%) AWS Engineer
5 348 (10.49%) DevOps Engineer
6 297 (8.95%) React Developer
7 243 (7.32%) Python Engineer
8 241 (7.26%) AWS Developer
9 240 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 236 (7.11%) Senior Developer
11 232 (6.99%) AWS Software Engineer
12 227 (6.84%) Senior Software Engineer
13 192 (5.79%) Python Software Engineer
14 180 (5.42%) Python Developer
15 171 (5.15%) Java Developer
16 156 (4.70%) Data Engineer
17 146 (4.40%) Architect
18 133 (4.01%) Cloud Engineer
19 122 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
20 113 (3.41%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,323 (39.87%) React
2 1,074 (32.37%) Node.js
3 882 (26.58%) Web Services
4 497 (14.98%) .NET
5 434 (13.08%) REST
6 413 (12.45%) GraphQL
7 395 (11.90%) AngularJS
8 348 (10.49%) CSS
9 301 (9.07%) React Native
10 282 (8.50%) HTML
11 253 (7.63%) Material-UI
12 237 (7.14%) Vue.js
13 229 (6.90%) Kafka
14 217 (6.54%) .NET Core
15 204 (6.15%) RESTful
16 178 (5.36%) gRPC
17 166 (5.00%) Serverless Framework
18 151 (4.55%) Redux
19 148 (4.46%) Spring
20 147 (4.43%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 273 (8.23%) Hedge funds
2 263 (7.93%) User Experience
3 201 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 180 (5.42%) Cloud Native
5 178 (5.36%) Mobile App
6 154 (4.64%) Derivative
7 148 (4.46%) Pricing Data
8 123 (3.71%) Equities
9 120 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 115 (3.47%) Fixed Income
11 90 (2.71%) Legacy Systems
12 77 (2.32%) Algorithms
12 77 (2.32%) Public Cloud
12 77 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
13 67 (2.02%) Virtual Team
14 64 (1.93%) Management Information System
15 57 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
16 55 (1.66%) Data Structures
17 54 (1.63%) Social Media
18 53 (1.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 259 (7.81%) Linux
2 155 (4.67%) Windows
3 107 (3.22%) Apple iOS
4 96 (2.89%) Android
5 83 (2.50%) Unix
6 37 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 34 (1.02%) Mesosphere
8 18 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.30%) VMS
10 9 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.18%) CentOS
12 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.090%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.060%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.060%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.060%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.030%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,879 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1,458 (43.94%) Software Engineering
3 1,156 (34.84%) DevOps
4 1,153 (34.75%) Microservices
5 854 (25.74%) Full Stack Development
6 651 (19.62%) Asset Management
7 596 (17.96%) TDD
8 529 (15.94%) Test Automation
9 501 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
10 489 (14.74%) Infrastructure as Code
11 472 (14.23%) Analytics
12 420 (12.66%) Mentoring
13 390 (11.75%) Event-Driven
14 384 (11.57%) Investment Management
15 366 (11.03%) Scrum
16 361 (10.88%) Artificial Intelligence
17 353 (10.64%) Data Science
18 351 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
19 321 (9.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
20 313 (9.43%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,566 (47.20%) Python
2 1,412 (42.56%) JavaScript
3 1,020 (30.74%) Java
4 955 (28.78%) TypeScript
5 765 (23.06%) SQL
6 516 (15.55%) C#
7 354 (10.67%) Go
8 243 (7.32%) Scala
9 192 (5.79%) PHP
10 182 (5.49%) PowerShell
11 167 (5.03%) Bash Shell
12 161 (4.85%) Kotlin
13 123 (3.71%) Clojure
14 114 (3.44%) Ruby
15 91 (2.74%) ES6
16 66 (1.99%) C++
16 66 (1.99%) Groovy
17 64 (1.93%) Java 8
18 63 (1.90%) Rust
19 54 (1.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 250 (7.53%) Degree
2 118 (3.56%) AWS Certification
3 75 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (1.84%) Security Cleared
5 56 (1.69%) Master's Degree
6 54 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 30 (0.90%) OCP
7 30 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
8 13 (0.39%) CISSP
8 13 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.39%) SANS
9 11 (0.33%) MBA
10 9 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.24%) MCSA
11 8 (0.24%) PhD
12 7 (0.21%) CISA
12 7 (0.21%) CISM
12 7 (0.21%) GCFA
12 7 (0.21%) GCIA
12 7 (0.21%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (10.01%) QA
2 103 (3.10%) GDPR
3 57 (1.72%) Accessibility
4 21 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.15%) SOC 2
7 4 (0.12%) NIST
8 2 (0.060%) IASME
8 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.030%) COBIT
9 1 (0.030%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.030%) SEPA
9 1 (0.030%) SLA
9 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,217 (36.68%) Docker
2 32 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.69%) ISA Server
4 19 (0.57%) VirtualBox
5 14 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.18%) Varnish
9 4 (0.12%) KVM
10 2 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.060%) vSphere
10 2 (0.060%) XenApp
11 1 (0.030%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1,072 (32.31%) Terraform
2 983 (29.63%) Kubernetes
3 253 (7.63%) Ansible
4 224 (6.75%) Grafana
5 201 (6.06%) Prometheus
6 121 (3.65%) Puppet
7 106 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
8 60 (1.81%) Kibana
9 45 (1.36%) Opsgenie
10 43 (1.30%) logstash
11 39 (1.18%) Graphite
12 35 (1.05%) Automic
13 33 (0.99%) Istio
14 31 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
15 30 (0.90%) Graylog
16 29 (0.87%) Consul
17 24 (0.72%) HAProxy
18 20 (0.60%) Packer
18 20 (0.60%) Pingdom
19 18 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 481 (14.50%) Google
2 183 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 129 (3.89%) Oracle
4 69 (2.08%) Splunk
5 48 (1.45%) New Relic
6 38 (1.15%) Databricks
7 35 (1.05%) IBM
8 32 (0.96%) Sybase
9 29 (0.87%) Samsung
10 28 (0.84%) Sony
11 27 (0.81%) Talend
12 26 (0.78%) Informatica
13 25 (0.75%) Atlassian
13 25 (0.75%) Cloudera
14 21 (0.63%) Netlify
15 20 (0.60%) BT
16 19 (0.57%) Hortonworks
17 16 (0.48%) Facebook
17 16 (0.48%) Red Hat
17 16 (0.48%) Salesforce.com