Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 350 533 810
Rank change year-on-year +183 +277 +262
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,067 804 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.55% 1.98% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 872 636 318
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £99,875 £98,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% -8.33% +30.43%

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 41,899 40,576 38,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.03% 26.81% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 34,100 32,431 31,646
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +192 1,021 £72,500 +11.54% 266
London +148 648 £77,500 +10.71% 130
UK excluding London +144 399 £59,000 +7.27% 156
North of England +115 168 £62,500 +4.17% 53
North West +111 134 £62,500 +16.28% 28
South East +57 105 £68,750 +25.00% 37
Midlands +37 43 £48,300 -16.00% 22
Yorkshire +43 29 £63,000 +0.80% 24
East of England +63 28 £45,000 -21.74% 20
West Midlands +23 25 £48,300 -16.00% 16
Scotland +32 21 £60,000 -4.00% 15
South West +8 21 £49,546 +23.87% 4
East Midlands +36 18 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Wales -1 11 £36,500 +17.37% 4
North East +13 5 £66,715 -4.69% 1
Northern Ireland +16 2 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1,046 (98.03%) Serverless
2 1,037 (97.19%) AWS
3 500 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
4 479 (44.89%) Amazon S3
5 464 (43.49%) Python
6 444 (41.61%) DevOps
7 411 (38.52%) Amazon EC2
8 345 (32.33%) Node.js
9 341 (31.96%) Docker
10 337 (31.58%) JavaScript
11 336 (31.49%) Java
12 296 (27.74%) Terraform
13 291 (27.27%) Microservices
14 283 (26.52%) Software Engineering
15 282 (26.43%) Kubernetes
15 282 (26.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 257 (24.09%) Amazon RDS
17 248 (23.24%) AWS CloudFormation
18 233 (21.84%) Finance
19 224 (20.99%) Web Services
20 217 (20.34%) Amazon ECS
21 209 (19.59%) Git (software)
22 201 (18.84%) Jenkins
23 195 (18.28%) Linux
24 185 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
25 184 (17.24%) TDD
26 174 (16.31%) React
27 167 (15.65%) HTML
28 161 (15.09%) Amazon SQS
29 160 (15.00%) CSS

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
1 152 (14.25%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (6.00%) Apache Spark
3 54 (5.06%) Confluence
4 39 (3.66%) Apache
5 19 (1.78%) nginx
6 14 (1.31%) CMS
7 13 (1.22%) Headless CMS
8 10 (0.94%) IIS
8 10 (0.94%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.75%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.37%) JBoss
11 4 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.19%) Camunda
12 2 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.19%) Tornado
12 2 (0.19%) WildFly
13 1 (0.094%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 3 (0.28%) Sketch
2 1 (0.094%) Figma
2 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Markit EDM
1 4 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.19%) Eikon
4 1 (0.094%) Magento
4 1 (0.094%) PolarLake
4 1 (0.094%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,046 (98.03%) Serverless
2 1,037 (97.19%) AWS
3 479 (44.89%) Amazon S3
4 411 (38.52%) Amazon EC2
5 248 (23.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 217 (20.34%) Amazon ECS
7 161 (15.09%) Amazon SQS
8 150 (14.06%) Azure
9 132 (12.37%) Amazon Kinesis
10 125 (11.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 115 (10.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 83 (7.78%) CloudFront
13 77 (7.22%) Amazon Cognito
14 75 (7.03%) Route 53
15 70 (6.56%) GCP
16 61 (5.72%) GitHub
17 59 (5.53%) OpenShift
18 55 (5.15%) PaaS
19 49 (4.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 48 (4.50%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (5.06%) HTTP
2 37 (3.47%) DNS
3 15 (1.41%) Firewall
3 15 (1.41%) Internet
4 13 (1.22%) SSL
5 10 (0.94%) VPN
6 9 (0.84%) DHCP
7 7 (0.66%) VoIP
8 6 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.37%) Network Security
10 3 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.19%) SAN
11 2 (0.19%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.19%) WAN
11 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.094%) Broadband
12 1 (0.094%) CTI
12 1 (0.094%) RTP
12 1 (0.094%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (26.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 257 (24.09%) Amazon RDS
3 122 (11.43%) MySQL
4 112 (10.50%) MongoDB
4 112 (10.50%) NoSQL
5 103 (9.65%) Amazon Athena
6 97 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 83 (7.78%) Big Data
8 66 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
9 60 (5.62%) SQL Server
10 54 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 49 (4.59%) Amazon Aurora
12 46 (4.31%) Redis
13 40 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
14 33 (3.09%) Relational Database
15 31 (2.91%) Hadoop
16 22 (2.06%) Apache Hive
17 15 (1.41%) Snowflake Schema
18 14 (1.31%) Cosmos DB
18 14 (1.31%) Looker
Development Applications
1 209 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 201 (18.84%) Jenkins
3 81 (7.59%) JIRA
4 67 (6.28%) Artifactory
5 55 (5.15%) GitLab
6 48 (4.50%) Maven
7 40 (3.75%) Bitbucket
8 37 (3.47%) Gradle
9 32 (3.00%) webpack
10 24 (2.25%) CircleCI
11 22 (2.06%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.87%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (1.78%) WebDriver
14 18 (1.69%) Selenium
15 15 (1.41%) JMeter
15 15 (1.41%) PhantomJS
15 15 (1.41%) SonarQube
16 13 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (1.22%) Travis CI
General
1 233 (21.84%) Finance
2 73 (6.84%) Front Office
3 48 (4.50%) Retail
4 33 (3.09%) Law
5 31 (2.91%) Marketing
6 21 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.59%) Banking
8 16 (1.50%) Electronics
9 10 (0.94%) Games
9 10 (0.94%) Public Sector
10 7 (0.66%) Legal
11 5 (0.47%) Automotive
11 5 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.37%) Advertising
12 4 (0.37%) Billing
13 3 (0.28%) Publishing
14 2 (0.19%) Back Office
15 1 (0.094%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.094%) Military
15 1 (0.094%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 422 (39.55%) Developer
2 190 (17.81%) AWS Engineer
3 176 (16.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 140 (13.12%) Software Engineer
5 127 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 105 (9.84%) AWS Developer
7 99 (9.28%) Architect
8 98 (9.18%) Senior Software Engineer
9 88 (8.25%) Full Stack Developer
10 86 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
11 73 (6.84%) Java Developer
12 70 (6.56%) Python Developer
13 65 (6.09%) AWS DevOps
14 61 (5.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 60 (5.62%) Python Engineer
16 56 (5.25%) Cloud Engineer
17 50 (4.69%) Data Engineer
18 46 (4.31%) Senior Software Developer
19 45 (4.22%) AWS Architect
20 44 (4.12%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (32.33%) Node.js
2 224 (20.99%) Web Services
3 174 (16.31%) React
4 167 (15.65%) HTML
5 160 (15.00%) CSS
6 146 (13.68%) AngularJS
7 126 (11.81%) REST
8 116 (10.87%) .NET
9 75 (7.03%) HTML5
10 68 (6.37%) Spring
11 64 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
12 63 (5.90%) GraphQL
13 61 (5.72%) .NET Core
14 58 (5.44%) JSON
15 55 (5.15%) CSS3
15 55 (5.15%) RESTful
16 53 (4.97%) Elastic Stack
17 49 (4.59%) Kafka
18 43 (4.03%) Serverless Framework
19 42 (3.94%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (7.22%) Cloud Native
3 76 (7.12%) Fixed Income
4 50 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (3.84%) Mobile App
6 36 (3.37%) Hedge funds
6 36 (3.37%) User Experience
7 35 (3.28%) Equities
8 34 (3.19%) Derivative
9 27 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
10 26 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 23 (2.16%) Public Cloud
13 22 (2.06%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.97%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
16 16 (1.50%) Social Media
17 14 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (1.31%) Management Information System
17 14 (1.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 195 (18.28%) Linux
2 83 (7.78%) Windows
3 34 (3.19%) Unix
4 23 (2.16%) Android
4 23 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.03%) CoreOS
8 8 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.56%) CentOS
9 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.37%) Solaris
11 3 (0.28%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.19%) Debian
12 2 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
2 444 (41.61%) DevOps
3 291 (27.27%) Microservices
4 283 (26.52%) Software Engineering
5 185 (17.34%) Continuous Integration
6 184 (17.24%) TDD
7 147 (13.78%) Test Automation
8 115 (10.78%) Mentoring
9 103 (9.65%) Infrastructure as Code
10 97 (9.09%) Analytics
10 97 (9.09%) BDD
11 95 (8.90%) Scrum
12 92 (8.62%) Asset Management
13 89 (8.34%) Data Science
14 88 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
15 81 (7.59%) Data Engineering
16 73 (6.84%) Computer Science
17 69 (6.47%) Machine Learning
18 68 (6.37%) Continuous Deployment
19 64 (6.00%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 464 (43.49%) Python
2 337 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 336 (31.49%) Java
4 151 (14.15%) SQL
5 111 (10.40%) C#
6 87 (8.15%) TypeScript
7 81 (7.59%) Bash Shell
8 79 (7.40%) Ruby
9 73 (6.84%) Go
10 71 (6.65%) Scala
11 68 (6.37%) R
12 67 (6.28%) PowerShell
13 54 (5.06%) PHP
14 45 (4.22%) Java 8
15 32 (3.00%) ES6
16 29 (2.72%) C++
17 24 (2.25%) C
18 17 (1.59%) Shell Script
19 13 (1.22%) PHP 7
20 9 (0.84%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 97 (9.09%) Degree
2 50 (4.69%) AWS Certification
3 27 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (0.28%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.28%) CCSP
6 3 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.28%) CISSP
7 2 (0.19%) HND
7 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.19%) PMP
7 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.19%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.094%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.094%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.094%) MCIPD
8 1 (0.094%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.40%) QA
2 11 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.37%) GDPR
3 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.28%) SLA
5 1 (0.094%) NIST
5 1 (0.094%) NIST 800
System Software
1 341 (31.96%) Docker
2 38 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.84%) Varnish
6 8 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.75%) XenApp
7 5 (0.47%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.47%) GlusterFS
7 5 (0.47%) OpenSSH
7 5 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.37%) vSphere
9 2 (0.19%) LXC
10 1 (0.094%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.094%) zsh
Systems Management
1 296 (27.74%) Terraform
2 282 (26.43%) Kubernetes
3 156 (14.62%) Ansible
4 69 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (5.72%) Puppet
6 45 (4.22%) Packer
7 41 (3.84%) Kibana
8 34 (3.19%) logstash
9 24 (2.25%) Nagios
10 22 (2.06%) Prometheus
10 22 (2.06%) SCCM
11 16 (1.50%) Grafana
12 15 (1.41%) Rancher
13 9 (0.84%) Istio
14 8 (0.75%) Consul
14 8 (0.75%) SCOM
14 8 (0.75%) SCOrch
14 8 (0.75%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.47%) OSSEC
15 5 (0.47%) StatsD
Vendors
1 64 (6.00%) Google
2 47 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.66%) Splunk
4 30 (2.81%) Sage
5 29 (2.72%) Oracle
6 22 (2.06%) Informatica
7 20 (1.87%) Talend
8 18 (1.69%) Tableau
9 17 (1.59%) Citrix
10 13 (1.22%) Dynatrace
11 12 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (1.12%) SAP
12 10 (0.94%) HP
12 10 (0.94%) VMware
13 9 (0.84%) Cloudera
13 9 (0.84%) Hortonworks
14 8 (0.75%) New Relic
15 7 (0.66%) AppDynamics
15 7 (0.66%) TIBCO
16 6 (0.56%) Atlassian