Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 487 781
Rank change year-on-year +234 +294 +147
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 995 482 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.26% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.45% 2.33% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 721 388 122
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £34,888 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 22,380 20,674 16,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 28.40% 22.38% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18,034 16,827 13,902
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the UK excluding London

Serverless
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Serverless in the UK excluding London

Serverless
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Serverless in the UK excluding London

Serverless
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
South East +132 314 £65,000 +8.33% 47
North of England +199 311 £57,500 +15.00% 65
North West +206 255 £60,000 +33.33% 40
Midlands +86 149 £55,000 +3.77% 30
South West +65 119 £45,000 -18.18% 26
West Midlands +32 90 £55,000 +3.77% 14
East Midlands +77 58 £55,000 -26.67% 14
East of England +77 47 £55,500 +0.91% 24
Scotland +27 39 £55,000 - 13
Yorkshire +4 38 £50,000 -4.76% 13
North East +35 18 £60,500 +51.25% 12
Wales +6 14 £50,000 +53.85% 7
Northern Ireland -11 2 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Serverless
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 641 (64.42%) AWS
2 505 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
3 411 (41.31%) AWS Lambda
4 370 (37.19%) Azure
5 292 (29.35%) JavaScript
6 288 (28.94%) C#
6 288 (28.94%) DevOps
7 270 (27.14%) Python
8 256 (25.73%) Node.js
9 230 (23.12%) .NET
9 230 (23.12%) TDD
10 227 (22.81%) Microservices
11 215 (21.61%) Java
11 215 (21.61%) Software Engineering
12 212 (21.31%) SQL
13 198 (19.90%) Amazon S3
14 197 (19.80%) Microsoft
15 193 (19.40%) Amazon EC2
16 186 (18.69%) Docker
17 170 (17.09%) RESTful
18 165 (16.58%) React
19 163 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
20 158 (15.88%) Linux
21 156 (15.68%) Test Automation
22 154 (15.48%) AngularJS
23 149 (14.97%) Git (software)
24 147 (14.77%) HTML
25 135 (13.57%) Continuous Delivery
26 132 (13.27%) CSS
27 128 (12.86%) Web Services

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 60 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
2 32 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
2 32 (3.22%) IIS
3 31 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.31%) CMS
4 23 (2.31%) Confluence
5 11 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (1.11%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.01%) Apache
7 8 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.70%) Drupal
8 7 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.60%) CoreMedia CMS
9 6 (0.60%) nginx
9 6 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.50%) Mule
10 5 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.11%) Magento
3 6 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.60%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (0.60%) SDL Web 8
4 5 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.20%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 641 (64.42%) AWS
2 411 (41.31%) AWS Lambda
3 370 (37.19%) Azure
4 198 (19.90%) Amazon S3
5 193 (19.40%) Amazon EC2
6 127 (12.76%) Azure Functions
7 118 (11.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 109 (10.95%) PaaS
9 102 (10.25%) Amazon SQS
10 95 (9.55%) GCP
11 86 (8.64%) SaaS
12 72 (7.24%) GitHub
13 52 (5.23%) IaaS
14 49 (4.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 44 (4.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 43 (4.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 41 (4.12%) Amazon ECS
18 30 (3.02%) npm
19 29 (2.91%) Amazon ELB
20 28 (2.81%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.92%) Internet
2 29 (2.91%) Firewall
3 28 (2.81%) HTTP
4 18 (1.81%) MQTT
5 13 (1.31%) HTTPS
6 12 (1.21%) DNS
6 12 (1.21%) FTP
6 12 (1.21%) SMTP
6 12 (1.21%) SSH
7 7 (0.70%) Network Security
8 6 (0.60%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.50%) DHCP
10 4 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (0.40%) Skype
10 4 (0.40%) VPN
11 2 (0.20%) Broadband
11 2 (0.20%) CTI
12 1 (0.10%) LAN
12 1 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (10.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 100 (10.05%) SQL Server
3 87 (8.74%) Amazon RDS
4 84 (8.44%) NoSQL
5 83 (8.34%) MySQL
6 74 (7.44%) Big Data
7 70 (7.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 68 (6.83%) MongoDB
9 57 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
10 50 (5.03%) Relational Database
11 41 (4.12%) Cosmos DB
12 26 (2.61%) Data Lake
13 25 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (2.01%) Geospatial Data
15 19 (1.91%) Amazon Aurora
16 16 (1.61%) Amazon Athena
16 16 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
17 15 (1.51%) Redis
18 12 (1.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 12 (1.21%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 149 (14.97%) Git (software)
2 107 (10.75%) Jenkins
3 93 (9.35%) JIRA
4 80 (8.04%) Maven
5 59 (5.93%) Gradle
6 37 (3.72%) webpack
7 34 (3.42%) Selenium
8 33 (3.32%) Visual Studio
9 30 (3.02%) CircleCI
10 28 (2.81%) TeamCity
11 27 (2.71%) JUnit
12 26 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (2.51%) Jasmine
13 25 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
14 22 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
15 19 (1.91%) Brakeman
15 19 (1.91%) git-flow
15 19 (1.91%) minitest
15 19 (1.91%) RSpec
15 19 (1.91%) RuboCop
General
1 103 (10.35%) Finance
2 60 (6.03%) Marketing
2 60 (6.03%) Public Sector
3 41 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.12%) Electronics
4 31 (3.12%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.91%) Retail
6 12 (1.21%) Banking
7 9 (0.90%) Games
8 8 (0.80%) Advertising
9 6 (0.60%) Legal
10 4 (0.40%) Automotive
11 2 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.10%) Back Office
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.10%) Punjabi Language
12 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.10%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 424 (42.61%) Developer
2 154 (15.48%) Software Engineer
3 102 (10.25%) Senior Developer
4 96 (9.65%) Java Developer
5 91 (9.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 89 (8.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 86 (8.64%) Architect
8 85 (8.54%) Senior Software Engineer
9 72 (7.24%) .NET Developer
10 70 (7.04%) AWS Engineer
11 53 (5.33%) Consultant
12 48 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
13 47 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
14 46 (4.62%) C# Developer
15 44 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
16 42 (4.22%) PHP Developer
17 36 (3.62%) AWS DevOps
17 36 (3.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 36 (3.62%) Azure Consultant
17 36 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (25.73%) Node.js
2 230 (23.12%) .NET
3 170 (17.09%) RESTful
4 165 (16.58%) React
5 154 (15.48%) AngularJS
6 147 (14.77%) HTML
7 132 (13.27%) CSS
8 128 (12.86%) Web Services
9 120 (12.06%) REST
10 119 (11.96%) JSON
11 102 (10.25%) Spring
12 94 (9.45%) XML
13 68 (6.83%) Spring Boot
14 64 (6.43%) Vue.js
15 62 (6.23%) ASP.NET
16 60 (6.03%) Hibernate
17 58 (5.83%) .NET Core
18 54 (5.43%) .NET Framework
19 48 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
20 47 (4.72%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.43%) User Experience
2 63 (6.33%) Cloud Native
3 47 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (4.32%) Public Cloud
5 38 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
7 30 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (2.01%) Internet of Things
9 15 (1.51%) BBC
10 14 (1.41%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.31%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.31%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.21%) Smart Home
13 10 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.01%) Smart City
14 9 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
14 9 (0.90%) iPad
15 8 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 158 (15.88%) Linux
2 64 (6.43%) Windows
3 29 (2.91%) Unix
4 24 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.01%) Android
5 20 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.60%) AIX
9 5 (0.50%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (0.30%) Fedora
10 3 (0.30%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) CentOS
12 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (28.94%) DevOps
3 230 (23.12%) TDD
4 227 (22.81%) Microservices
5 215 (21.61%) Software Engineering
6 163 (16.38%) Continuous Integration
7 156 (15.68%) Test Automation
8 135 (13.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 118 (11.86%) Scrum
10 112 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
11 109 (10.95%) BDD
12 102 (10.25%) E-Commerce
12 102 (10.25%) Mentoring
13 101 (10.15%) MVC
14 98 (9.85%) Infrastructure as Code
15 74 (7.44%) Continuous Deployment
16 67 (6.73%) OO
17 64 (6.43%) Multithreading
17 64 (6.43%) Project Delivery
17 64 (6.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 292 (29.35%) JavaScript
2 288 (28.94%) C#
3 270 (27.14%) Python
4 215 (21.61%) Java
5 212 (21.31%) SQL
6 90 (9.05%) PHP
7 83 (8.34%) Ruby
8 79 (7.94%) PowerShell
9 62 (6.23%) Java 8
10 56 (5.63%) Bash Shell
11 53 (5.33%) Go
11 53 (5.33%) TypeScript
12 43 (4.32%) ES6
13 30 (3.02%) Shell Script
14 29 (2.91%) T-SQL
15 28 (2.81%) Scala
16 21 (2.11%) C
17 16 (1.61%) ES7
18 13 (1.31%) C++
19 4 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 73 (7.34%) Degree
2 22 (2.21%) AWS Certification
3 16 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) ISEB
8 1 (0.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.10%) CCSP
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CISM
8 1 (0.10%) CISSP
8 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.51%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) WCAG
3 3 (0.30%) GDPR
4 2 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 186 (18.69%) Docker
2 55 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 23 (2.31%) Varnish
4 14 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.01%) XenApp
7 6 (0.60%) Firmware
7 6 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.20%) Squid
11 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 123 (12.36%) Terraform
2 103 (10.35%) Kubernetes
3 81 (8.14%) Ansible
4 38 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (3.22%) Puppet
6 21 (2.11%) Grafana
7 11 (1.11%) Kibana
8 9 (0.90%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.70%) Graphite
10 6 (0.60%) Mesos
10 6 (0.60%) Nagios
10 6 (0.60%) SCCM
10 6 (0.60%) SCOM
10 6 (0.60%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.60%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 197 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.93%) SAP
3 52 (5.23%) Google
4 44 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (3.62%) Sage
6 34 (3.42%) Oracle
7 19 (1.91%) Databricks
7 19 (1.91%) Workday
8 15 (1.51%) Splunk
9 14 (1.41%) IBM
10 12 (1.21%) Citrix
11 11 (1.11%) HP
11 11 (1.11%) VMware
12 9 (0.90%) Cisco
12 9 (0.90%) MuleSoft
13 7 (0.70%) Adobe
13 7 (0.70%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.70%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.60%) Informatica
14 6 (0.60%) Sitecore