Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 206 302 545
Rank change year-on-year +96 +243 +325
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 739 864 420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.53% 1.06% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.79% 4.05% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 687 732 344
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,888 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -4.00%

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 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 15,422 21,317 21,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.94% 26.14% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12,472 16,973 17,164
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +4.60%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,749
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Serverless in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020. 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
North of England +134 273 £55,000 -8.33% 38
South East +27 186 £65,000 -7.14% 25
North West +51 142 £55,000 -8.33% 26
Yorkshire +167 122 £55,000 - 7
Midlands +49 90 £50,000 -4.76% 9
West Midlands +29 72 £50,250 -4.29% 7
East of England +113 68 £50,000 -28.57% 12
South West +72 62 £52,500 - 14
Scotland +72 45 £50,000 - 5
East Midlands +46 18 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Wales +1 16 £36,500 -27.00% 4
North East +17 9 £50,000 -28.57% 5
Northern Ireland +9 1 - -
Serverless
UK

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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.

1 572 (77.40%) AWS
2 396 (53.59%) AWS Lambda
3 361 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
4 319 (43.17%) DevOps
5 270 (36.54%) JavaScript
6 245 (33.15%) Azure
7 227 (30.72%) Python
8 225 (30.45%) Node.js
9 179 (24.22%) C#
10 178 (24.09%) Java
11 163 (22.06%) .NET
11 163 (22.06%) TDD
12 150 (20.30%) Microservices
13 147 (19.89%) Amazon S3
14 144 (19.49%) Docker
14 144 (19.49%) AngularJS
15 139 (18.81%) Amazon EC2
16 136 (18.40%) SQL
17 135 (18.27%) Terraform
18 131 (17.73%) Software Engineering
19 129 (17.46%) Test Automation
19 129 (17.46%) Jenkins
20 110 (14.88%) Finance
21 109 (14.75%) Microsoft
21 109 (14.75%) Git (software)
22 108 (14.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 107 (14.48%) HTML
24 103 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
25 102 (13.80%) React
26 101 (13.67%) Scrum

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 63 (8.53%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.44%) Apache
2 18 (2.44%) CMS
2 18 (2.44%) Confluence
3 13 (1.76%) IIS
4 12 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (1.35%) nginx
6 9 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (1.22%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.95%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.54%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.41%) Gluu
11 2 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.14%) JBoss
12 1 (0.14%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.22%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (0.54%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.27%) Eikon
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 572 (77.40%) AWS
2 396 (53.59%) AWS Lambda
3 245 (33.15%) Azure
4 147 (19.89%) Amazon S3
5 139 (18.81%) Amazon EC2
6 97 (13.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 92 (12.45%) SaaS
8 81 (10.96%) Azure Functions
9 71 (9.61%) Amazon ECS
10 66 (8.93%) GCP
10 66 (8.93%) PaaS
11 54 (7.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 47 (6.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 47 (6.36%) Amazon SQS
13 36 (4.87%) IaaS
14 35 (4.74%) Route 53
15 31 (4.19%) Amazon Cognito
15 31 (4.19%) GitHub
16 30 (4.06%) Power Platform
17 27 (3.65%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.52%) Firewall
2 18 (2.44%) HTTP
3 15 (2.03%) DNS
3 15 (2.03%) Internet
4 8 (1.08%) SSL
5 6 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.68%) VPN
7 4 (0.54%) MQTT
7 4 (0.54%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.41%) DHCP
8 3 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (0.41%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.41%) SAN
8 3 (0.41%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.27%) Network Security
9 2 (0.27%) VoIP
10 1 (0.14%) CTI
10 1 (0.14%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (14.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 77 (10.42%) MySQL
3 62 (8.39%) Amazon RDS
4 57 (7.71%) MongoDB
5 56 (7.58%) SQL Server
6 43 (5.82%) NoSQL
7 35 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (4.47%) Amazon Athena
9 32 (4.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 31 (4.19%) Big Data
11 30 (4.06%) Cosmos DB
12 28 (3.79%) Relational Database
13 25 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
14 22 (2.98%) Redis
15 21 (2.84%) Power BI
16 18 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
18 15 (2.03%) Data Lake
19 14 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
20 13 (1.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 129 (17.46%) Jenkins
2 109 (14.75%) Git (software)
3 40 (5.41%) JIRA
4 37 (5.01%) Bitbucket
5 36 (4.87%) Selenium
6 33 (4.47%) Maven
7 25 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (2.71%) Gradle
10 19 (2.57%) Cypress.io
10 19 (2.57%) TeamCity
11 18 (2.44%) GitLab
11 18 (2.44%) Visual Studio
12 16 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (2.17%) PHPUnit
13 13 (1.76%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
13 13 (1.76%) webpack
14 12 (1.62%) Appium
14 12 (1.62%) Mocha
General
1 110 (14.88%) Finance
2 39 (5.28%) Retail
3 20 (2.71%) Marketing
4 19 (2.57%) Legal
5 16 (2.17%) Public Sector
6 15 (2.03%) Law
7 12 (1.62%) Electronics
7 12 (1.62%) Games
8 10 (1.35%) Banking
8 10 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.68%) Automotive
10 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.41%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) Police
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 332 (44.93%) Developer
2 105 (14.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (12.45%) Senior Developer
4 69 (9.34%) AWS Engineer
5 65 (8.80%) Software Engineer
6 62 (8.39%) Full Stack Developer
7 61 (8.25%) .NET Developer
8 51 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
9 49 (6.63%) Architect
10 42 (5.68%) Java Developer
11 38 (5.14%) AWS Developer
11 38 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
12 36 (4.87%) AWS DevOps
13 34 (4.60%) PHP Developer
14 33 (4.47%) Lead Developer
15 32 (4.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 30 (4.06%) Lead DevOps
17 28 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
18 27 (3.65%) Lead DevOps Engineer
18 27 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (30.45%) Node.js
2 163 (22.06%) .NET
3 144 (19.49%) AngularJS
4 107 (14.48%) HTML
5 102 (13.80%) React
6 96 (12.99%) .NET Core
7 91 (12.31%) CSS
8 87 (11.77%) Web Services
9 70 (9.47%) REST
10 58 (7.85%) RESTful
11 55 (7.44%) .NET Framework
12 53 (7.17%) Vue.js
13 42 (5.68%) Spring
14 41 (5.55%) GraphQL
15 39 (5.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (4.60%) ASP.NET
17 32 (4.33%) RabbitMQ
18 30 (4.06%) Elastic Stack
18 30 (4.06%) Symfony
19 29 (3.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.15%) Cloud Native
2 38 (5.14%) User Experience
3 34 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (4.06%) Public Cloud
5 26 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (0.81%) Social Media
10 6 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.68%) CESG
11 5 (0.68%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.68%) EPoS
11 5 (0.68%) Replication
12 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 98 (13.26%) Linux
2 39 (5.28%) Windows
3 20 (2.71%) Android
4 17 (2.30%) Unix
5 14 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.35%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.68%) CoreOS
8 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.41%) Debian
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (43.17%) DevOps
3 163 (22.06%) TDD
4 150 (20.30%) Microservices
5 131 (17.73%) Software Engineering
6 129 (17.46%) Test Automation
7 103 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (13.67%) Scrum
9 88 (11.91%) BDD
10 77 (10.42%) Infrastructure as Code
11 67 (9.07%) Configuration Management
12 65 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (8.12%) Mentoring
14 51 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
16 46 (6.22%) Web Development
17 43 (5.82%) Analytics
18 42 (5.68%) Machine Learning
19 40 (5.41%) Fintech
19 40 (5.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 270 (36.54%) JavaScript
2 227 (30.72%) Python
3 179 (24.22%) C#
4 178 (24.09%) Java
5 136 (18.40%) SQL
6 67 (9.07%) PHP
7 63 (8.53%) Bash Shell
8 61 (8.25%) TypeScript
9 48 (6.50%) Go
10 44 (5.95%) PowerShell
11 34 (4.60%) Ruby
12 27 (3.65%) ES6
13 21 (2.84%) Java 8
14 20 (2.71%) C
14 20 (2.71%) T-SQL
15 18 (2.44%) PHP 7
16 14 (1.89%) Kotlin
17 12 (1.62%) C++
18 11 (1.49%) Perl
19 10 (1.35%) F#
Qualifications
1 36 (4.87%) AWS Certification
2 27 (3.65%) Degree
3 7 (0.95%) CISA
3 7 (0.95%) CISM
3 7 (0.95%) CISSP
4 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.60%) QA
2 19 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.35%) GDPR
4 8 (1.08%) NIST
4 8 (1.08%) NIST 800
5 7 (0.95%) COBIT
5 7 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (19.49%) Docker
2 14 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.68%) GlusterFS
5 5 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.68%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.41%) iptables
6 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.41%) vSphere
6 3 (0.41%) XenApp
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.27%) HDFS
7 2 (0.27%) Varnish
8 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.14%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 135 (18.27%) Terraform
2 97 (13.13%) Kubernetes
3 72 (9.74%) Ansible
4 42 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (4.74%) Puppet
6 26 (3.52%) Kibana
7 20 (2.71%) logstash
8 12 (1.62%) Nagios
9 9 (1.22%) Rancher
10 8 (1.08%) OSSEC
10 8 (1.08%) Packer
11 6 (0.81%) SCCM
12 5 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.54%) Grafana
13 4 (0.54%) Salt
13 4 (0.54%) SCOM
14 3 (0.41%) Munin
14 3 (0.41%) Prometheus
14 3 (0.41%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 109 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.87%) Google
3 25 (3.38%) Splunk
4 21 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (2.17%) Dynatrace
6 14 (1.89%) Sage
6 14 (1.89%) Tableau
7 13 (1.76%) Xamarin
8 11 (1.49%) Oracle
9 10 (1.35%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.35%) VMware
10 8 (1.08%) SAP
11 7 (0.95%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.95%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 6 (0.81%) Cisco
12 6 (0.81%) Citrix
13 5 (0.68%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.68%) HP
13 5 (0.68%) New Relic
13 5 (0.68%) SaltStack