Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 313 334
Rank change year-on-year +186 +21 +16
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 256 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.43% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.87% 1.38% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 158 30 37
North West median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% -13.04%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £68,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.80% +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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,886 2,756 2,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 27.40% 23.05% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,270 2,307 1,964
North West median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,475 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.99%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Serverless as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the North West

Serverless
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Serverless in the North West

Serverless
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Serverless in the North West

Serverless
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Manchester +159 196 £57,500 +27.78% 41
Cheshire +49 29 £60,000 -15.79% 7
Merseyside +20 25 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Lancashire -20 6 £67,500 +92.86%
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 199 (77.73%) AWS
2 153 (59.77%) AWS Lambda
3 142 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (40.23%) Amazon S3
5 95 (37.11%) Microservices
6 89 (34.77%) TDD
7 86 (33.59%) Amazon EC2
8 75 (29.30%) Java
9 67 (26.17%) DevOps
10 65 (25.39%) Node.js
10 65 (25.39%) Software Engineering
11 64 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 63 (24.61%) Azure
13 61 (23.83%) Python
14 54 (21.09%) E-Commerce
14 54 (21.09%) BDD
15 53 (20.70%) Multithreading
16 50 (19.53%) Microsoft
17 49 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (19.14%) React
18 48 (18.75%) Ruby
19 47 (18.36%) Amazon SQS
19 47 (18.36%) Docker
20 46 (17.97%) Continuous Deployment
21 45 (17.58%) Java 8
21 45 (17.58%) Gradle
21 45 (17.58%) Spring
21 45 (17.58%) Maven
22 44 (17.19%) Hibernate
23 42 (16.41%) HTML

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (3.91%) Confluence
1 10 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.52%) IIS
3 7 (2.73%) CMS
3 7 (2.73%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.34%) SAS
4 6 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.95%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.78%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.34%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 199 (77.73%) AWS
2 153 (59.77%) AWS Lambda
3 103 (40.23%) Amazon S3
4 86 (33.59%) Amazon EC2
5 63 (24.61%) Azure
6 47 (18.36%) Amazon SQS
7 38 (14.84%) GCP
8 29 (11.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 29 (11.33%) GitHub
8 29 (11.33%) SaaS
9 27 (10.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (8.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (8.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 19 (7.42%) Datadog
12 19 (7.42%) Slack
13 15 (5.86%) Amazon ECS
14 11 (4.30%) Amazon EKS
15 9 (3.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (3.52%) AWS OpsWorks
15 9 (3.52%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.73%) Internet
2 6 (2.34%) HTTPS
2 6 (2.34%) MQTT
3 5 (1.95%) DHCP
3 5 (1.95%) DNS
4 4 (1.56%) HTTP
4 4 (1.56%) Network Security
4 4 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.39%) Firewall
5 1 (0.39%) NFC
5 1 (0.39%) RFID
5 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 37 (14.45%) Amazon RDS
2 25 (9.77%) Big Data
3 23 (8.98%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (7.81%) MySQL
5 16 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 16 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.34%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.95%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (1.95%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.95%) Power BI
8 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.78%) Redis
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 45 (17.58%) Gradle
1 45 (17.58%) Maven
2 30 (11.72%) Jenkins
3 25 (9.77%) JIRA
4 22 (8.59%) Git (software)
5 20 (7.81%) CircleCI
6 15 (5.86%) Brakeman
6 15 (5.86%) minitest
6 15 (5.86%) RSpec
6 15 (5.86%) RuboCop
7 13 (5.08%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.13%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.73%) GitLab
10 6 (2.34%) Appium
10 6 (2.34%) Calabash
10 6 (2.34%) Selenium
11 5 (1.95%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.56%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (4.30%) Finance
2 9 (3.52%) Marketing
3 8 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.73%) Automotive
5 6 (2.34%) Banking
5 6 (2.34%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.56%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 115 (44.92%) Developer
2 51 (19.92%) Senior Developer
3 50 (19.53%) Software Engineer
4 49 (19.14%) Java Developer
5 34 (13.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 28 (10.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 21 (8.20%) AWS Engineer
8 20 (7.81%) .NET Developer
8 20 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (7.42%) Python Developer
10 17 (6.64%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (4.30%) Designer
11 11 (4.30%) Python Engineer
11 11 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (3.52%) Architect
12 9 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.52%) Interface Designer
12 9 (3.52%) Principal Engineer
12 9 (3.52%) Principal Software Engineer
13 7 (2.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (25.39%) Node.js
2 49 (19.14%) React
3 45 (17.58%) Spring
4 44 (17.19%) Hibernate
5 42 (16.41%) HTML
6 39 (15.23%) .NET
7 34 (13.28%) CSS
8 33 (12.89%) RESTful
9 30 (11.72%) AngularJS
10 29 (11.33%) REST
11 28 (10.94%) JSON
12 26 (10.16%) Ruby on Rails
13 24 (9.38%) Spring Boot
14 23 (8.98%) GraphQL
15 21 (8.20%) Web Services
15 21 (8.20%) XML
16 18 (7.03%) .NET Core
17 16 (6.25%) Sass
18 15 (5.86%) Shoryuken
19 14 (5.47%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.98%) Cloud Native
2 19 (7.42%) Linux Command Line
3 16 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (5.86%) BBC
5 14 (5.47%) User Experience
6 10 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.52%) Enterprise Cloud
7 9 (3.52%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.52%) Smart City
8 7 (2.73%) Internet of Things
9 6 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.78%) Robotics
12 1 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (0.39%) Life Science
12 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.84%) Linux
2 15 (5.86%) Windows
3 14 (5.47%) Android
3 14 (5.47%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.34%) Amazon Linux
4 6 (2.34%) Fedora
4 6 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.17%) Unix
7 2 (0.78%) AIX
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (37.11%) Microservices
3 89 (34.77%) TDD
4 67 (26.17%) DevOps
5 65 (25.39%) Software Engineering
6 54 (21.09%) BDD
6 54 (21.09%) E-Commerce
7 53 (20.70%) Multithreading
8 49 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (17.97%) Continuous Deployment
10 40 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 38 (14.84%) Test Automation
12 35 (13.67%) Scrum
13 34 (13.28%) Low Latency
14 30 (11.72%) Infrastructure as Code
15 28 (10.94%) API Design
15 28 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (7.81%) MVC
17 18 (7.03%) Pair Programming
17 18 (7.03%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 75 (29.30%) Java
2 64 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 61 (23.83%) Python
4 48 (18.75%) Ruby
5 45 (17.58%) Java 8
6 34 (13.28%) C#
7 20 (7.81%) PHP
7 20 (7.81%) Shell Script
8 18 (7.03%) Go
9 14 (5.47%) PowerShell
9 14 (5.47%) SQL
10 13 (5.08%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.95%) ES6
11 5 (1.95%) Scala
11 5 (1.95%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.56%) R
13 3 (1.17%) C++
14 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.39%) ES7
14 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (7.81%) Degree
2 5 (1.95%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (0.78%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (18.36%) Docker
2 20 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.86%) Varnish
4 9 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.34%) Squid
5 6 (2.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (16.41%) Terraform
2 32 (12.50%) Ansible
3 19 (7.42%) Kubernetes
4 8 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.73%) Kibana
6 6 (2.34%) Nagios
6 6 (2.34%) Puppet
6 6 (2.34%) SCCM
6 6 (2.34%) SCOM
6 6 (2.34%) SCOrch
6 6 (2.34%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.95%) Grafana
7 5 (1.95%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.78%) logstash
9 1 (0.39%) Consul
9 1 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 50 (19.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.30%) Google
3 10 (3.91%) Sage
4 7 (2.73%) Atlassian
4 7 (2.73%) Oracle
5 6 (2.34%) Citrix
5 6 (2.34%) HP
5 6 (2.34%) IBM
5 6 (2.34%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.34%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.95%) AppDynamics
6 5 (1.95%) New Relic
7 4 (1.56%) Cisco
8 2 (0.78%) Acme Packet
8 2 (0.78%) Genesys
8 2 (0.78%) SAP
8 2 (0.78%) Splunk
8 2 (0.78%) Verint
9 1 (0.39%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.39%) Xamarin