Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 347 588
Rank change year-on-year +150 +241 +322
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 869 1,222 700
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 0.90% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 2.82% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1,038 631
Median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.83% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £128,750 £110,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +10.00%

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 19,957 43,378 40,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.33% 31.91% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,801 35,397 32,856
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

AWS Lambda
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AWS Lambda.

Salary trend for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AWS Lambda over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 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
England +144 835 £74,500 +2.76% 189
London +108 514 £87,500 +9.38% 98
UK excluding London +218 338 £60,000 -4.00% 104
Work from Home +37 138 £73,000 +0.69% 55
North of England +90 108 £55,000 -12.00% 30
South East +182 94 £72,500 +11.54% 28
Midlands +128 60 £57,500 +2.22% 13
North West +34 54 £50,000 -20.00% 22
Yorkshire +165 53 £55,000 +10.00% 5
West Midlands +100 46 £56,250 +2.27% 7
South West +120 37 £53,750 -12.60% 12
Scotland +111 23 £49,000 -10.91% 13
East of England +143 18 £56,250 +2.27% 6
East Midlands +83 14 £60,000 -7.69% 6
North East +15 1 £60,000 +11.11% 3

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 860 (98.96%) Serverless
2 857 (98.62%) AWS
3 580 (66.74%) Python
4 455 (52.36%) DevOps
5 422 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
6 382 (43.96%) JavaScript
7 290 (33.37%) Microservices
8 280 (32.22%) Java
9 274 (31.53%) Software Engineering
10 266 (30.61%) Amazon S3
11 264 (30.38%) SQL
11 264 (30.38%) React
12 263 (30.26%) Finance
13 262 (30.15%) Docker
14 256 (29.46%) Amazon EC2
15 253 (29.11%) Web Services
16 232 (26.70%) Node.js
17 222 (25.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 209 (24.05%) Kubernetes
19 189 (21.75%) Asset Management
20 186 (21.40%) Azure
21 182 (20.94%) Terraform
22 181 (20.83%) GCP
23 178 (20.48%) Hedge funds
24 176 (20.25%) AngularJS
25 175 (20.14%) Jenkins
26 159 (18.30%) Amazon ECS
27 158 (18.18%) SaaS
28 145 (16.69%) Google
29 143 (16.46%) Mentoring

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
1 123 (14.15%) Apache
2 38 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (3.91%) Apache Spark
4 22 (2.53%) Confluence
5 13 (1.50%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.15%) CMS
6 10 (1.15%) Headless CMS
7 9 (1.04%) nginx
8 7 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.58%) IIS
9 5 (0.58%) Luigi
10 4 (0.46%) Hyperledger
11 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.23%) SilverStripe
12 2 (0.23%) WordPress
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
13 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Eikon
2 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.23%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 860 (98.96%) Serverless
2 857 (98.62%) AWS
3 266 (30.61%) Amazon S3
4 256 (29.46%) Amazon EC2
5 186 (21.40%) Azure
6 181 (20.83%) GCP
7 159 (18.30%) Amazon ECS
8 158 (18.18%) SaaS
9 116 (13.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 74 (8.52%) Amazon Kinesis
11 65 (7.48%) Apigee
12 61 (7.02%) Azure Functions
13 60 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 56 (6.44%) PaaS
15 53 (6.10%) Amazon SQS
16 50 (5.75%) Amazon ELB
16 50 (5.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 49 (5.64%) Route 53
18 47 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 43 (4.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.33%) DNS
2 31 (3.57%) Internet
3 18 (2.07%) VPN
4 14 (1.61%) Firewall
5 11 (1.27%) HTTP
6 7 (0.81%) Network Security
7 5 (0.58%) FTP
7 5 (0.58%) SMTP
7 5 (0.58%) SSH
8 4 (0.46%) AMQP
8 4 (0.46%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.23%) SSL
10 1 (0.12%) DSL
10 1 (0.12%) MQTT
10 1 (0.12%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (25.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 141 (16.23%) SQL Server
3 139 (16.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 131 (15.07%) MySQL
5 126 (14.50%) PostgreSQL
6 105 (12.08%) Data Warehouse
7 104 (11.97%) MongoDB
8 84 (9.67%) Amazon RDS
9 76 (8.75%) NoSQL
10 45 (5.18%) Big Data
11 38 (4.37%) Amazon Athena
12 22 (2.53%) Redis
13 21 (2.42%) Apache Ignite
13 21 (2.42%) Data Lake
13 21 (2.42%) Relational Database
14 20 (2.30%) Snowflake Schema
15 19 (2.19%) Hadoop
16 17 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
17 16 (1.84%) BigQuery
18 13 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 175 (20.14%) Jenkins
2 94 (10.82%) GitLab
3 93 (10.70%) Git (software)
4 67 (7.71%) Artifactory
5 46 (5.29%) JIRA
5 46 (5.29%) TeamCity
6 16 (1.84%) Bitbucket
6 16 (1.84%) CircleCI
6 16 (1.84%) Selenium
7 15 (1.73%) webpack
8 12 (1.38%) WebDriver
9 11 (1.27%) Cucumber
10 10 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (1.04%) Appium
11 9 (1.04%) Codeship
11 9 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.92%) Charles Proxy
13 7 (0.81%) SonarQube
13 7 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 263 (30.26%) Finance
2 139 (16.00%) Banking
3 110 (12.66%) Front Office
4 78 (8.98%) Back Office
5 41 (4.72%) Law
6 35 (4.03%) Retail
7 33 (3.80%) Investment Banking
8 22 (2.53%) Public Sector
9 16 (1.84%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.61%) Marketing
11 13 (1.50%) Automotive
11 13 (1.50%) Manufacturing
12 11 (1.27%) Games
13 6 (0.69%) Advertising
14 3 (0.35%) Publishing
15 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.23%) Legal
15 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 352 (40.51%) Developer
2 144 (16.57%) Python Engineer
2 144 (16.57%) Software Engineer
3 136 (15.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 122 (14.04%) Python Developer
5 119 (13.69%) AWS Engineer
6 111 (12.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 101 (11.62%) JavaScript Developer
8 94 (10.82%) Python Software Engineer
9 92 (10.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 79 (9.09%) Architect
11 74 (8.52%) AWS DevOps
12 73 (8.40%) JavaScript Engineer
13 66 (7.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 63 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
15 61 (7.02%) AWS Architect
16 60 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
17 59 (6.79%) Node.js Developer
18 57 (6.56%) Java Architect
18 57 (6.56%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (30.38%) React
2 253 (29.11%) Web Services
3 232 (26.70%) Node.js
4 176 (20.25%) AngularJS
5 134 (15.42%) Vue.js
6 95 (10.93%) HTML
7 91 (10.47%) REST
8 87 (10.01%) gRPC
9 80 (9.21%) CSS
10 66 (7.59%) Kafka
11 64 (7.36%) GraphQL
12 63 (7.25%) OAuth
13 62 (7.13%) .NET
13 62 (7.13%) Swagger
14 60 (6.90%) Flask
15 58 (6.67%) HTML5
16 53 (6.10%) Django
17 48 (5.52%) RESTful
18 44 (5.06%) Serverless Framework
19 27 (3.11%) AWS Amplify
Miscellaneous
1 178 (20.48%) Hedge funds
2 109 (12.54%) Derivative
2 109 (12.54%) Fixed Income
3 108 (12.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 105 (12.08%) Equities
5 81 (9.32%) Cloud Native
6 51 (5.87%) Mobile App
7 35 (4.03%) User Experience
8 31 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
9 25 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (2.76%) Public Cloud
11 20 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.04%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.92%) Blog
14 8 (0.92%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.92%) Replication
14 8 (0.92%) Social Media
15 7 (0.81%) Cybercrime
15 7 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 123 (14.15%) Linux
2 45 (5.18%) Windows
3 22 (2.53%) Android
4 19 (2.19%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.73%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.61%) Unix
7 13 (1.50%) CentOS
7 13 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.81%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.46%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (52.36%) DevOps
2 422 (48.56%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (33.37%) Microservices
4 274 (31.53%) Software Engineering
5 189 (21.75%) Asset Management
6 143 (16.46%) Mentoring
7 127 (14.61%) Fintech
8 121 (13.92%) TDD
9 117 (13.46%) Investment Management
10 101 (11.62%) Infrastructure as Code
11 94 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (8.98%) Test Automation
13 74 (8.52%) BDD
14 62 (7.13%) Scrum
14 62 (7.13%) Technology Roadmap
15 57 (6.56%) Open Source
16 56 (6.44%) Configuration Management
17 51 (5.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 48 (5.52%) E-Commerce
19 41 (4.72%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 580 (66.74%) Python
2 382 (43.96%) JavaScript
3 280 (32.22%) Java
4 264 (30.38%) SQL
5 143 (16.46%) TypeScript
6 105 (12.08%) Kotlin
7 71 (8.17%) PowerShell
8 65 (7.48%) Bash Shell
9 64 (7.36%) C#
10 50 (5.75%) PHP
11 35 (4.03%) Ruby
12 30 (3.45%) Go
13 27 (3.11%) Scala
14 21 (2.42%) Clojure
15 20 (2.30%) C++
16 18 (2.07%) ES6
17 14 (1.61%) C
17 14 (1.61%) VB.NET
18 10 (1.15%) Rust
19 9 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (6.44%) Sun Certification
2 45 (5.18%) Degree
3 26 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.61%) AWS Certification
6 11 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.69%) ISEB
7 6 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.35%) PhD
10 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
10 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.22%) QA
2 12 (1.38%) GDPR
2 12 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.04%) NIST
3 9 (1.04%) NIST 800
4 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 262 (30.15%) Docker
2 7 (0.81%) GlusterFS
2 7 (0.81%) Varnish
2 7 (0.81%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 209 (24.05%) Kubernetes
2 182 (20.94%) Terraform
3 77 (8.86%) Ansible
4 41 (4.72%) Puppet
5 18 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.38%) Kibana
7 11 (1.27%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.27%) Rancher
8 9 (1.04%) Nagios
8 9 (1.04%) Packer
9 8 (0.92%) logstash
10 7 (0.81%) Grafana
11 4 (0.46%) Automic
11 4 (0.46%) Consul
11 4 (0.46%) Mesos
11 4 (0.46%) Oozie
12 3 (0.35%) Marathon
12 3 (0.35%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.12%) Graphite
13 1 (0.12%) Istio
Vendors
1 145 (16.69%) Google
2 64 (7.36%) Oracle
3 24 (2.76%) Splunk
4 17 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 14 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.15%) AppDynamics
6 10 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.04%) Talend
8 8 (0.92%) Databricks
9 7 (0.81%) Cisco
10 6 (0.69%) Dynatrace
10 6 (0.69%) New Relic
11 4 (0.46%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.46%) IBM
11 4 (0.46%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.46%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.35%) Informatica
12 3 (0.35%) Solace
12 3 (0.35%) StreamSets