Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AWS Lambda skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 559 846 1102
Rank change year-on-year +287 +256 +145
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 703 356 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.20% 0.056%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.85% 1.02% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 567 287 93
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £43,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +19.57% -

AWS Lambda is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 37,979 34,993 23,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.02% 20.04% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30,240 28,970 20,104
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,275 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWS Lambda as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AWS Lambda.

Salary trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AWS Lambda within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 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
England +267 653 £65,000 +8.33% 213
London +215 406 £70,000 +16.67% 133
UK excluding London +179 265 £55,000 - 86
South East +105 101 £52,500 -16.00% 21
North of England +48 65 £52,500 +5.00% 24
North West +21 45 £51,250 +2.50% 18
Midlands +70 44 £72,500 +11.54% 19
West Midlands +82 42 £70,000 +5.66% 10
South West +18 36 £40,000 -20.00% 8
East of England +32 26 £57,500 -4.17% 8
Yorkshire +50 17 £65,000 - 4
Scotland +25 15 £60,000 -14.29% 4
Wales - 7 £31,100 - 1
North East +13 5 £70,000 +7.69% 2
East Midlands +12 2 £85,000 +30.77% 9

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT jobs citing AWS Lambda 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 with a requirement for AWS Lambda.

1 699 (99.43%) Amazon AWS
2 680 (96.73%) Serverless
3 358 (50.92%) Python
4 289 (41.11%) Amazon S3
5 276 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
5 276 (39.26%) DevOps
6 271 (38.55%) Java
7 264 (37.55%) Amazon EC2
8 232 (33.00%) Node.js
9 224 (31.86%) Docker
10 221 (31.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 217 (30.87%) JavaScript
12 204 (29.02%) Linux
13 186 (26.46%) Amazon RDS
14 182 (25.89%) Microservices
15 177 (25.18%) Amazon SQS
16 171 (24.32%) Web Services
17 146 (20.77%) AWS CloudFormation
18 141 (20.06%) Terraform
19 133 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
20 126 (17.92%) SQL
21 125 (17.78%) Jenkins
22 120 (17.07%) Amazon Redshift
23 117 (16.64%) Software Engineering
24 116 (16.50%) Kubernetes
25 115 (16.36%) HTML
26 112 (15.93%) Ansible
27 111 (15.79%) Git (software)
28 109 (15.50%) Amazon Kinesis
29 107 (15.22%) React

AWS Lambda
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 95 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (10.53%) Apache Spark
3 32 (4.55%) Apache
4 27 (3.84%) nginx
5 25 (3.56%) CMS
6 21 (2.99%) WordPress
7 20 (2.84%) eZ Publish
8 17 (2.42%) Confluence
8 17 (2.42%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.99%) Apache Solr
9 14 (1.99%) IIS
10 7 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.57%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.57%) Drupal
12 4 (0.57%) Tornado
13 3 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.57%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.14%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 699 (99.43%) Amazon AWS
2 680 (96.73%) Serverless
3 289 (41.11%) Amazon S3
4 264 (37.55%) Amazon EC2
5 177 (25.18%) Amazon SQS
6 146 (20.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 133 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 109 (15.50%) Amazon Kinesis
9 105 (14.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 98 (13.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 79 (11.24%) Google Cloud Platform
12 65 (9.25%) Amazon EMR
13 64 (9.10%) Route 53
14 60 (8.53%) CloudFront
15 59 (8.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 54 (7.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 35 (4.98%) AWS CloudTrail
18 32 (4.55%) SaaS
19 31 (4.41%) Azure Active Directory
20 30 (4.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.84%) Network Security
2 27 (3.84%) Firewall
3 19 (2.70%) HTTP
4 17 (2.42%) DNS
5 13 (1.85%) VPN
6 12 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.71%) Internet
8 4 (0.57%) SNMP
9 3 (0.43%) DHCP
9 3 (0.43%) LAN
9 3 (0.43%) SMTP
9 3 (0.43%) SSL
9 3 (0.43%) VLAN
10 2 (0.28%) FTP
11 1 (0.14%) BGP
11 1 (0.14%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.14%) OSPF
11 1 (0.14%) SMPP
11 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (31.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 186 (26.46%) Amazon RDS
3 120 (17.07%) Amazon Redshift
4 99 (14.08%) Big Data
5 93 (13.23%) NoSQL
6 92 (13.09%) MySQL
7 76 (10.81%) Relational Database
8 62 (8.82%) SQL Server
9 59 (8.39%) MongoDB
10 52 (7.40%) Hadoop
11 49 (6.97%) RDBMS
12 47 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
13 45 (6.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 45 (6.40%) Redis
14 41 (5.83%) Apache Hive
15 32 (4.55%) Amazon Athena
15 32 (4.55%) Amazon Aurora
16 30 (4.27%) Cosmos DB
17 29 (4.13%) HBase
18 27 (3.84%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 125 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 111 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.41%) JIRA
4 27 (3.84%) Maven
5 25 (3.56%) GitLab
6 21 (2.99%) Selenium
7 18 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 18 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.99%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
10 11 (1.56%) Subversion
11 10 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.28%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.28%) JUnit
12 9 (1.28%) Mocha
12 9 (1.28%) Vagrant
13 7 (1.00%) ERwin
13 7 (1.00%) Sinon.JS
14 6 (0.85%) Mockito
14 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 90 (12.80%) Finance
2 33 (4.69%) Retail
3 31 (4.41%) Law
4 19 (2.70%) Military
5 17 (2.42%) Games
6 14 (1.99%) Marketing
7 13 (1.85%) Publishing
7 13 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.56%) Automotive
8 11 (1.56%) Banking
9 9 (1.28%) Electronics
10 7 (1.00%) Legal
11 6 (0.85%) Advertising
12 5 (0.71%) Billing
13 4 (0.57%) Front Office
14 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.28%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 287 (40.83%) Developer
2 124 (17.64%) Architect
3 106 (15.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 85 (12.09%) AWS Engineer
5 72 (10.24%) Senior Developer
6 60 (8.53%) Cloud Architect
7 56 (7.97%) Software Engineer
8 53 (7.54%) PHP Developer
9 49 (6.97%) AWS Developer
9 49 (6.97%) Cloud Engineer
10 42 (5.97%) JavaScript Developer
11 41 (5.83%) Lead Architect
12 39 (5.55%) Solutions Architect
13 38 (5.41%) Python Developer
13 38 (5.41%) Software Developer
14 37 (5.26%) AWS Architect
15 35 (4.98%) Cloud Developer
16 34 (4.84%) AWS DevOps
17 33 (4.69%) Java Developer
18 32 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (33.00%) Node.js
2 171 (24.32%) Web Services
3 115 (16.36%) HTML
4 107 (15.22%) React
5 97 (13.80%) CSS
6 81 (11.52%) .NET
7 72 (10.24%) AngularJS
8 69 (9.82%) RESTful
9 58 (8.25%) Kafka
10 52 (7.40%) JSON
10 52 (7.40%) REST
11 46 (6.54%) ASP.NET
12 38 (5.41%) Spring
13 36 (5.12%) LAMP
14 35 (4.98%) Redux
15 34 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (4.69%) Elastic Stack
17 30 (4.27%) Spring Boot
18 27 (3.84%) .NET Core
19 26 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (4.27%) Fintech
3 24 (3.41%) Cloud Native
3 24 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.28%) Public Cloud
6 15 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
9 8 (1.14%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.85%) Blog
12 5 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.57%) Smart Energy
13 4 (0.57%) User Experience
13 4 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
13 4 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 204 (29.02%) Linux
2 52 (7.40%) Windows
3 17 (2.42%) CentOS
4 15 (2.13%) Unix
5 14 (1.99%) Ubuntu
6 13 (1.85%) Android
6 13 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
8 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.57%) VMS
10 3 (0.43%) SmartOS
10 3 (0.43%) Solaris
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
1 276 (39.26%) DevOps
2 182 (25.89%) Microservices
3 117 (16.64%) Software Engineering
4 106 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
5 90 (12.80%) TDD
6 86 (12.23%) Test Automation
7 79 (11.24%) Machine Learning
8 76 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 72 (10.24%) Analytics
10 70 (9.96%) Scrum
11 67 (9.53%) Configuration Management
12 61 (8.68%) Mentoring
12 61 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (8.39%) Artificial Intelligence
14 57 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 50 (7.11%) BDD
15 50 (7.11%) Computer Science
16 47 (6.69%) Migration
17 46 (6.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 358 (50.92%) Python
2 271 (38.55%) Java
3 217 (30.87%) JavaScript
4 126 (17.92%) SQL
5 106 (15.08%) Scala
6 98 (13.94%) PHP
7 82 (11.66%) C#
8 72 (10.24%) Bash Shell
9 60 (8.53%) TypeScript
10 58 (8.25%) Ruby
11 45 (6.40%) Shell Script
12 41 (5.83%) PowerShell
13 34 (4.84%) C++
13 34 (4.84%) ES6
14 33 (4.69%) C
15 30 (4.27%) Java 8
16 26 (3.70%) Go
16 26 (3.70%) PL/SQL
17 24 (3.41%) Kotlin
17 24 (3.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (5.26%) Degree
2 36 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.27%) MCSA
3 30 (4.27%) MCSE
3 30 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (3.84%) AWS Certification
5 19 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.28%) ISEB
8 6 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.71%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.43%) HND
10 3 (0.43%) MBA
11 1 (0.14%) CCNP
11 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.83%) QA
2 21 (2.99%) GDPR
3 10 (1.42%) MiFID
4 6 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 224 (31.86%) Docker
2 51 (7.25%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.42%) HDFS
4 14 (1.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.57%) LXC
7 4 (0.57%) Varnish
7 4 (0.57%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 141 (20.06%) Terraform
2 116 (16.50%) Kubernetes
3 112 (15.93%) Ansible
4 81 (11.52%) Puppet
5 62 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (4.13%) Kibana
7 23 (3.27%) Packer
8 19 (2.70%) logstash
8 19 (2.70%) Mesos
9 17 (2.42%) Prometheus
10 16 (2.28%) Grafana
11 12 (1.71%) Nagios
12 11 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (1.56%) Oozie
13 10 (1.42%) Ambari
13 10 (1.42%) Hadoop YARN
13 10 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (1.28%) rkt
14 9 (1.28%) Salt
15 8 (1.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 81 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.53%) Google
3 29 (4.13%) Oracle
3 29 (4.13%) Splunk
4 28 (3.98%) IBM
5 24 (3.41%) New Relic
6 15 (2.13%) SaltStack
7 14 (1.99%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.56%) Solace
8 11 (1.56%) TIBCO
9 10 (1.42%) Cloudera
9 10 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.28%) Hortonworks
10 9 (1.28%) Remedy
10 9 (1.28%) SAP
11 8 (1.14%) Alteryx
11 8 (1.14%) Cognizant
11 8 (1.14%) Tableau
11 8 (1.14%) Talend
12 7 (1.00%) VMware