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

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 295 429 652
Rank change year-on-year +134 +223 +365
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 919 1,014 599
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 0.71% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.99% 2.47% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 848 909 507
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,375 £105,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +9.09% +4.76%

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 30,755 41,015 40,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.31% 28.71% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24,944 33,097 32,958
Median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +4.60%

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 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 16 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 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
England +136 883 £67,500 -3.57% 90
London +66 494 £80,000 +3.23% 36
UK excluding London +201 409 £57,000 -5.00% 58
North of England +156 174 £57,000 -6.56% 19
North West +79 100 £60,000 -1.64% 14
South East +99 98 £75,000 +7.14% 21
Work from Home +6 94 £55,000 -21.43% 17
Yorkshire +151 74 £55,000 -4.35% 4
Midlands +101 51 £50,000 -9.09% 6
West Midlands +75 38 £52,500 -3.67% 4
East of England +106 36 £45,000 -29.41% 4
South West +69 29 £51,593 -1.73% 4
Scotland +73 20 £42,500 -39.29% 3
East Midlands +55 13 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Wales +5 2 £43,250 -13.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 901 (98.04%) Serverless
2 896 (97.50%) AWS
3 451 (49.08%) Python
4 432 (47.01%) DevOps
5 375 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
6 313 (34.06%) JavaScript
7 304 (33.08%) Docker
8 303 (32.97%) Node.js
9 287 (31.23%) Amazon EC2
10 277 (30.14%) Amazon S3
10 277 (30.14%) Kubernetes
11 269 (29.27%) Java
12 268 (29.16%) Microservices
13 255 (27.75%) Terraform
14 226 (24.59%) Software Engineering
15 216 (23.50%) Amazon ECS
16 214 (23.29%) Jenkins
17 213 (23.18%) AWS CloudFormation
18 202 (21.98%) TDD
19 199 (21.65%) Azure
20 197 (21.44%) Web Services
21 187 (20.35%) Finance
22 184 (20.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 174 (18.93%) SQL
24 173 (18.82%) MySQL
25 172 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
25 172 (18.72%) Git (software)
26 164 (17.85%) React
27 148 (16.10%) Amazon RDS
28 143 (15.56%) HTML

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
1 113 (12.30%) Elasticsearch
2 96 (10.45%) Apache
3 46 (5.01%) Confluence
4 31 (3.37%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.20%) CMS
5 11 (1.20%) nginx
6 9 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
7 7 (0.76%) IIS
8 6 (0.65%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.33%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.33%) Gluu
9 3 (0.33%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.22%) Camunda
10 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.22%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.11%) WildFly
11 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Sketch
2 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (0.44%) Markit EDM
1 4 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.22%) Eikon
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 901 (98.04%) Serverless
2 896 (97.50%) AWS
3 287 (31.23%) Amazon EC2
4 277 (30.14%) Amazon S3
5 216 (23.50%) Amazon ECS
6 213 (23.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 199 (21.65%) Azure
8 121 (13.17%) GCP
9 106 (11.53%) SaaS
10 92 (10.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 79 (8.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 74 (8.05%) Amazon SQS
13 64 (6.96%) Amazon Kinesis
14 63 (6.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 62 (6.75%) Route 53
16 57 (6.20%) AWS CodePipeline
17 55 (5.98%) Amazon Cognito
18 53 (5.77%) Amazon ELB
19 51 (5.55%) PaaS
20 47 (5.11%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.94%) HTTP
2 26 (2.83%) DNS
3 20 (2.18%) Firewall
4 19 (2.07%) Internet
5 14 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (1.09%) Network Security
7 10 (1.09%) SSL
8 7 (0.76%) VPN
9 4 (0.44%) DHCP
9 4 (0.44%) tcpdump
10 3 (0.33%) AMQP
10 3 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.33%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.33%) SAN
11 2 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.22%) VoIP
12 1 (0.11%) CTI
12 1 (0.11%) RTP
12 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (20.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 173 (18.82%) MySQL
3 148 (16.10%) Amazon RDS
4 130 (14.15%) SQL Server
5 126 (13.71%) PostgreSQL
6 123 (13.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 87 (9.47%) MongoDB
8 78 (8.49%) NoSQL
9 64 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
10 58 (6.31%) Amazon Athena
11 45 (4.90%) Big Data
12 33 (3.59%) Relational Database
13 30 (3.26%) Redis
14 27 (2.94%) Amazon Aurora
14 27 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.41%) Data Lake
16 11 (1.20%) Hadoop
17 10 (1.09%) Looker
17 10 (1.09%) Pentaho
18 9 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 214 (23.29%) Jenkins
2 172 (18.72%) Git (software)
3 77 (8.38%) JIRA
4 70 (7.62%) GitLab
5 50 (5.44%) Artifactory
6 37 (4.03%) Bitbucket
7 28 (3.05%) Maven
8 24 (2.61%) Gradle
9 22 (2.39%) webpack
10 19 (2.07%) Selenium
11 18 (1.96%) TeamCity
12 16 (1.74%) PHPUnit
13 15 (1.63%) Cypress.io
13 15 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (1.41%) Travis CI
15 12 (1.31%) Cucumber
15 12 (1.31%) Mocha
15 12 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
16 11 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 187 (20.35%) Finance
2 96 (10.45%) Banking
3 48 (5.22%) Back Office
4 29 (3.16%) Retail
5 28 (3.05%) Law
6 22 (2.39%) Marketing
7 16 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.31%) Games
9 10 (1.09%) Electronics
10 9 (0.98%) Front Office
11 8 (0.87%) Advertising
12 5 (0.54%) Automotive
13 4 (0.44%) Publishing
14 3 (0.33%) Police
15 2 (0.22%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.11%) Legal
16 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 336 (36.56%) Developer
2 158 (17.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 155 (16.87%) AWS Engineer
4 89 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 86 (9.36%) Full Stack Developer
6 80 (8.71%) Software Engineer
7 73 (7.94%) Architect
8 60 (6.53%) AWS DevOps
9 59 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
10 58 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
11 57 (6.20%) Data Engineer
12 53 (5.77%) Java Developer
13 52 (5.66%) AWS Developer
14 51 (5.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 45 (4.90%) Node.js Developer
16 40 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
17 39 (4.24%) React Developer
18 37 (4.03%) AWS Architect
18 37 (4.03%) Development Manager
19 36 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (32.97%) Node.js
2 197 (21.44%) Web Services
3 164 (17.85%) React
4 143 (15.56%) HTML
5 138 (15.02%) AngularJS
6 135 (14.69%) CSS
7 119 (12.95%) .NET
8 108 (11.75%) REST
9 71 (7.73%) gRPC
10 69 (7.51%) HTML5
11 53 (5.77%) GraphQL
12 52 (5.66%) Kafka
13 49 (5.33%) RESTful
14 47 (5.11%) OAuth
14 47 (5.11%) Swagger
15 43 (4.68%) Spring
16 42 (4.57%) jQuery
16 42 (4.57%) RabbitMQ
16 42 (4.57%) Serverless Framework
17 41 (4.46%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.60%) Hedge funds
2 71 (7.73%) Cloud Native
3 51 (5.55%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (4.79%) User Experience
5 33 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 30 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.72%) Public Cloud
8 21 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.74%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.52%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.41%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.09%) Fixed Income
14 9 (0.98%) Derivative
14 9 (0.98%) Equities
14 9 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.98%) Social Media
15 6 (0.65%) Replication
16 5 (0.54%) CESG
16 5 (0.54%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 139 (15.13%) Linux
2 44 (4.79%) Windows
3 24 (2.61%) Unix
4 15 (1.63%) Android
5 12 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.76%) CoreOS
7 7 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.33%) Debian
9 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (47.01%) DevOps
2 375 (40.81%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (29.16%) Microservices
4 226 (24.59%) Software Engineering
5 202 (21.98%) TDD
6 172 (18.72%) Continuous Integration
7 134 (14.58%) Mentoring
8 113 (12.30%) Test Automation
9 97 (10.55%) Infrastructure as Code
10 92 (10.01%) Asset Management
11 91 (9.90%) Investment Management
12 88 (9.58%) BDD
13 87 (9.47%) Analytics
14 86 (9.36%) Scrum
15 79 (8.60%) Fintech
16 66 (7.18%) Configuration Management
17 58 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
18 56 (6.09%) SDLC
19 53 (5.77%) Open Source
20 50 (5.44%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 451 (49.08%) Python
2 313 (34.06%) JavaScript
3 269 (29.27%) Java
4 174 (18.93%) SQL
5 131 (14.25%) C#
6 92 (10.01%) Bash Shell
7 69 (7.51%) TypeScript
8 63 (6.86%) PHP
9 61 (6.64%) Go
10 51 (5.55%) PowerShell
11 49 (5.33%) Ruby
12 33 (3.59%) ES6
13 30 (3.26%) Scala
14 26 (2.83%) Java 8
15 24 (2.61%) C++
16 21 (2.29%) C
17 18 (1.96%) PHP 7
18 13 (1.41%) T-SQL
19 12 (1.31%) Groovy
20 10 (1.09%) ES7
Qualifications
1 64 (6.96%) Degree
2 38 (4.13%) AWS Certification
3 19 (2.07%) Sun Certification
4 15 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 9 (0.98%) CCSP
5 9 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (0.98%) CISSP
6 5 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (0.44%) HND
7 4 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.44%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.11%) GCED
10 1 (0.11%) GIAC
10 1 (0.11%) GREM
10 1 (0.11%) SANS
10 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.01%) QA
2 17 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.63%) GDPR
4 13 (1.41%) NIST
4 13 (1.41%) NIST 800
5 8 (0.87%) SLA
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 304 (33.08%) Docker
2 11 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.65%) vSphere
5 5 (0.54%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.54%) GlusterFS
5 5 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.54%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.33%) iptables
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.33%) Varnish
6 3 (0.33%) XenApp
7 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.11%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 277 (30.14%) Kubernetes
2 255 (27.75%) Terraform
3 128 (13.93%) Ansible
4 58 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (4.24%) Puppet
6 29 (3.16%) Kibana
7 25 (2.72%) Packer
8 20 (2.18%) logstash
9 19 (2.07%) Nagios
10 13 (1.41%) Rancher
11 8 (0.87%) Grafana
11 8 (0.87%) OSSEC
12 7 (0.76%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.54%) Istio
13 5 (0.54%) SCCM
14 3 (0.33%) Munin
14 3 (0.33%) SCOM
14 3 (0.33%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.33%) SCVMM
15 2 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 122 (13.28%) Google
2 74 (8.05%) Oracle
3 47 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 26 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (2.39%) Splunk
6 17 (1.85%) Informatica
6 17 (1.85%) Talend
7 15 (1.63%) Dynatrace
7 15 (1.63%) Tableau
8 14 (1.52%) Sage
9 12 (1.31%) VMware
10 8 (0.87%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.76%) Citrix
11 7 (0.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 7 (0.76%) SAP
11 7 (0.76%) Solace
12 6 (0.65%) Cisco
12 6 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.65%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.54%) HP