Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 366 591
Rank change year-on-year +117 +225 +355
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 826 1,227 722
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 0.86% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.57% 2.83% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 782 1,062 637
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% +6.67%
10th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £118,750 £103,625 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,500 £60,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.61% +15.24% +5.00%

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 23,133 43,384 40,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.23% 30.51% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18,925 35,277 33,204
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +115 792 £70,000 - 122
London +56 450 £80,000 - 61
UK excluding London +198 360 £56,500 -6.61% 66
North of England +127 139 £55,000 -12.00% 19
Work from Home +2 97 £60,000 -17.24% 18
South East +173 86 £72,500 +9.43% 19
Yorkshire +192 72 £55,000 - 4
North West +42 67 £55,000 -12.00% 13
Midlands +102 58 £55,000 - 5
West Midlands +88 47 £55,000 - 2
South West +87 35 £52,500 -19.23% 14
East of England +132 25 £50,000 -22.33% 5
Scotland +103 20 £45,000 -29.41% 4
East Midlands +69 11 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 815 (98.67%) Serverless
2 812 (98.31%) AWS
3 490 (59.32%) Python
4 453 (54.84%) DevOps
5 337 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
6 315 (38.14%) JavaScript
7 292 (35.35%) Docker
8 268 (32.45%) Microservices
8 268 (32.45%) Kubernetes
9 258 (31.23%) Java
10 249 (30.15%) Amazon EC2
11 240 (29.06%) Amazon S3
12 228 (27.60%) Software Engineering
13 226 (27.36%) Terraform
14 225 (27.24%) Node.js
15 216 (26.15%) Amazon ECS
16 215 (26.03%) Jenkins
17 207 (25.06%) Azure
17 207 (25.06%) Finance
18 203 (24.58%) Web Services
19 194 (23.49%) SQL
20 175 (21.19%) MySQL
21 168 (20.34%) React
22 160 (19.37%) AWS CloudFormation
23 158 (19.13%) SQL Server
24 152 (18.40%) PostgreSQL
25 151 (18.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
26 148 (17.92%) Mentoring
27 146 (17.68%) GCP
27 146 (17.68%) TDD

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
1 117 (14.16%) Apache
2 59 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 37 (4.48%) Confluence
4 15 (1.82%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.97%) CMS
6 7 (0.85%) Headless CMS
6 7 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.73%) IIS
8 5 (0.61%) nginx
8 5 (0.61%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.48%) Hyperledger
10 3 (0.36%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.36%) Gluu
10 3 (0.36%) SilverStripe
10 3 (0.36%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.36%) WordPress
11 1 (0.12%) Jupyter
Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.61%) Sketch
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (0.48%) Eikon
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 815 (98.67%) Serverless
2 812 (98.31%) AWS
3 249 (30.15%) Amazon EC2
4 240 (29.06%) Amazon S3
5 216 (26.15%) Amazon ECS
6 207 (25.06%) Azure
7 160 (19.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 146 (17.68%) GCP
9 127 (15.38%) SaaS
10 72 (8.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 68 (8.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 65 (7.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 65 (7.87%) Apigee
13 59 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
13 59 (7.14%) Route 53
14 56 (6.78%) Amazon Kinesis
15 52 (6.30%) PaaS
16 51 (6.17%) Amazon ELB
17 47 (5.69%) AWS Fargate
18 45 (5.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.60%) DNS
2 28 (3.39%) Internet
3 23 (2.78%) Firewall
4 16 (1.94%) VPN
5 12 (1.45%) HTTP
5 12 (1.45%) Network Security
6 10 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (0.61%) SSL
9 3 (0.36%) AMQP
9 3 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.36%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.36%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.12%) DSL
10 1 (0.12%) MQTT
10 1 (0.12%) RTP
10 1 (0.12%) SAN
10 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (21.19%) MySQL
2 158 (19.13%) SQL Server
3 152 (18.40%) PostgreSQL
4 151 (18.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 140 (16.95%) Amazon Redshift
6 107 (12.95%) Amazon RDS
7 85 (10.29%) MongoDB
8 81 (9.81%) Data Warehouse
9 57 (6.90%) NoSQL
10 39 (4.72%) Amazon Athena
11 25 (3.03%) Redis
12 24 (2.91%) Big Data
13 21 (2.54%) Relational Database
14 19 (2.30%) Amazon Aurora
15 14 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (1.45%) Data Lake
17 11 (1.33%) BigQuery
18 10 (1.21%) Hadoop
19 8 (0.97%) RDBMS
20 7 (0.85%) HBase
Development Applications
1 215 (26.03%) Jenkins
2 100 (12.11%) Git (software)
3 90 (10.90%) GitLab
4 72 (8.72%) Artifactory
5 62 (7.51%) JIRA
6 39 (4.72%) TeamCity
7 25 (3.03%) Bitbucket
8 24 (2.91%) Selenium
9 18 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (1.82%) Maven
11 13 (1.57%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.45%) CircleCI
13 11 (1.33%) Codeship
13 11 (1.33%) Cucumber
13 11 (1.33%) Gradle
13 11 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (1.33%) Vagrant
14 9 (1.09%) Appium
14 9 (1.09%) PHPUnit
14 9 (1.09%) webpack
General
1 207 (25.06%) Finance
2 141 (17.07%) Banking
3 74 (8.96%) Back Office
4 47 (5.69%) Law
5 24 (2.91%) Front Office
6 23 (2.78%) Investment Banking
7 22 (2.66%) Retail
8 20 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 19 (2.30%) Marketing
10 16 (1.94%) Games
11 8 (0.97%) Advertising
12 4 (0.48%) Public Sector
13 3 (0.36%) Police
14 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Automotive
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 293 (35.47%) Developer
2 139 (16.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 121 (14.65%) AWS Engineer
4 77 (9.32%) Software Engineer
5 74 (8.96%) Architect
6 64 (7.75%) AWS DevOps
7 63 (7.63%) Senior Developer
8 59 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
9 58 (7.02%) Cloud Engineer
10 55 (6.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 52 (6.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 52 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
12 50 (6.05%) Node.js Developer
13 48 (5.81%) Data Architect
14 45 (5.45%) AWS Architect
14 45 (5.45%) Java Architect
14 45 (5.45%) Java Solutions Architect
14 45 (5.45%) Python Developer
15 44 (5.33%) Python Engineer
16 43 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (27.24%) Node.js
2 203 (24.58%) Web Services
3 168 (20.34%) React
4 114 (13.80%) AngularJS
5 98 (11.86%) HTML
6 96 (11.62%) gRPC
7 92 (11.14%) CSS
8 77 (9.32%) .NET
8 77 (9.32%) REST
9 68 (8.23%) OAuth
10 66 (7.99%) Swagger
11 62 (7.51%) Vue.js
12 53 (6.42%) HTML5
13 49 (5.93%) GraphQL
13 49 (5.93%) Kafka
14 34 (4.12%) RESTful
15 33 (4.00%) jQuery
16 31 (3.75%) Serverless Framework
17 28 (3.39%) CSS3
18 27 (3.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 117 (14.16%) Hedge funds
2 56 (6.78%) Cloud Native
3 44 (5.33%) User Experience
4 37 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (4.36%) Mobile App
6 30 (3.63%) Public Cloud
7 29 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (3.03%) Derivative
8 25 (3.03%) Equities
9 24 (2.91%) Fixed Income
9 24 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.97%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.97%) Replication
14 7 (0.85%) Cybercrime
14 7 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 129 (15.62%) Linux
2 39 (4.72%) Windows
3 22 (2.66%) Android
4 19 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (1.45%) Unix
7 11 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.33%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.09%) CentOS
8 9 (1.09%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.48%) Mesosphere
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.36%) Debian
11 2 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (54.84%) DevOps
2 337 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (32.45%) Microservices
4 228 (27.60%) Software Engineering
5 148 (17.92%) Mentoring
6 146 (17.68%) TDD
7 130 (15.74%) Asset Management
8 129 (15.62%) Continuous Integration
8 129 (15.62%) Investment Management
9 104 (12.59%) Infrastructure as Code
10 92 (11.14%) Fintech
11 79 (9.56%) Scrum
12 68 (8.23%) Configuration Management
13 65 (7.87%) Open Source
13 65 (7.87%) Test Automation
14 62 (7.51%) Analytics
15 60 (7.26%) Technology Roadmap
16 59 (7.14%) BDD
17 56 (6.78%) SDLC
18 48 (5.81%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 490 (59.32%) Python
2 315 (38.14%) JavaScript
3 258 (31.23%) Java
4 194 (23.49%) SQL
5 95 (11.50%) C#
6 88 (10.65%) Bash Shell
7 70 (8.47%) TypeScript
8 64 (7.75%) PowerShell
9 53 (6.42%) Go
10 52 (6.30%) PHP
11 41 (4.96%) Ruby
12 32 (3.87%) Kotlin
13 23 (2.78%) C++
14 22 (2.66%) ES6
15 21 (2.54%) C
16 13 (1.57%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.57%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.45%) Java 8
18 11 (1.33%) Rust
19 10 (1.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (6.17%) Degree
2 40 (4.84%) Sun Certification
3 26 (3.15%) AWS Certification
4 17 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 7 (0.85%) CCSP
6 7 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (0.85%) CISSP
7 6 (0.73%) ISEB
8 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.36%) HND
9 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.12%) GCED
10 1 (0.12%) GREM
10 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.87%) QA
2 20 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.30%) GDPR
4 17 (2.06%) NIST
4 17 (2.06%) NIST 800
5 10 (1.21%) SLA
6 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 292 (35.35%) Docker
2 8 (0.97%) GlusterFS
2 8 (0.97%) VirtualBox
3 7 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.61%) Varnish
6 4 (0.48%) vSphere
7 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.36%) iptables
7 3 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.24%) XenApp
9 1 (0.12%) HDFS
9 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 268 (32.45%) Kubernetes
2 226 (27.36%) Terraform
3 106 (12.83%) Ansible
4 54 (6.54%) Puppet
5 43 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (2.54%) Kibana
7 18 (2.18%) Packer
8 15 (1.82%) logstash
9 12 (1.45%) Nagios
10 11 (1.33%) Prometheus
11 9 (1.09%) Rancher
12 5 (0.61%) Mesos
13 4 (0.48%) Automic
13 4 (0.48%) Consul
13 4 (0.48%) OSSEC
14 3 (0.36%) Istio
14 3 (0.36%) Marathon
14 3 (0.36%) Munin
15 2 (0.24%) Salt
15 2 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 139 (16.83%) Google
2 92 (11.14%) Oracle
3 35 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 27 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (3.03%) Splunk
6 11 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.21%) Dynatrace
8 9 (1.09%) Tableau
9 8 (0.97%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.97%) VMware
10 7 (0.85%) New Relic
11 6 (0.73%) AppDynamics
11 6 (0.73%) Cisco
11 6 (0.73%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 4 (0.48%) Adobe
12 4 (0.48%) Databricks
12 4 (0.48%) HP
12 4 (0.48%) IBM
12 4 (0.48%) Talend
12 4 (0.48%) Xamarin