Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 201 217 356
Rank change year-on-year +16 +139 +224
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 2,326 970 1,119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 1.53% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.14% 3.70% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,153 850 881
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £73,449
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.70% +17.52%
75th Percentile £102,500 £90,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £126,250 £122,500 £118,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.83% +14.29%

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 56,211 26,191 42,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.62% 41.27% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38,294 22,326 35,138
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 17 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +12 1,982 £80,000 +10.34% 286
London +7 1,358 £90,000 +12.50% 168
UK excluding London -45 628 £62,500 +3.31% 141
Work from Home -10 531 £80,000 +9.59% 72
South East +1 213 £65,000 -3.70% 21
North of England -60 162 £60,000 - 41
North West -41 95 £60,000 - 26
South West -33 82 £60,050 +9.18% 11
Yorkshire -41 62 £60,000 - 12
Midlands -98 58 £62,500 -3.85% 26
Scotland -30 56 £70,000 +7.69% 18
East of England -72 47 £70,000 +33.33% 13
East Midlands -39 30 £50,000 - 9
West Midlands -91 28 £70,000 +7.69% 17
Wales -43 9 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Northern Ireland - 6 £77,500 - 3
North East -31 4 £45,000 -14.29% 3

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 2,274 (97.76%) Serverless
2 2,271 (97.64%) AWS
3 1,336 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1,047 (45.01%) Python
5 998 (42.91%) Software Engineering
6 976 (41.96%) DevOps
7 909 (39.08%) Amazon S3
8 898 (38.61%) CI/CD
9 879 (37.79%) JavaScript
10 829 (35.64%) React
11 818 (35.17%) Terraform
12 811 (34.87%) Docker
13 800 (34.39%) Node.js
14 736 (31.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 732 (31.47%) Java
16 705 (30.31%) Microservices
17 701 (30.14%) TypeScript
18 666 (28.63%) Amazon EC2
19 626 (26.91%) Full Stack Development
20 613 (26.35%) Kubernetes
21 569 (24.46%) Finance
22 565 (24.29%) Amazon RDS
23 537 (23.09%) Azure
24 508 (21.84%) Amazon SQS
25 498 (21.41%) SQL
26 486 (20.89%) TDD
27 480 (20.64%) AWS CloudFormation
28 408 (17.54%) Analytics
29 384 (16.51%) Git (software)
30 383 (16.47%) Test Automation

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
1 193 (8.30%) Elasticsearch
2 162 (6.96%) Apache
3 118 (5.07%) Apache Spark
4 96 (4.13%) Confluence
5 74 (3.18%) Apache Airflow
6 29 (1.25%) CMS
7 15 (0.64%) nginx
8 14 (0.60%) Luigi
9 10 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (0.34%) Ethereum
11 7 (0.30%) Drupal
11 7 (0.30%) IIS
11 7 (0.30%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.26%) Camunda
12 6 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.26%) SAS
12 6 (0.26%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.26%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (0.43%) Sketch
2 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.086%) FileZilla
5 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 54 (2.32%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.13%) Shopify
5 1 (0.043%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2,274 (97.76%) Serverless
2 2,271 (97.64%) AWS
3 909 (39.08%) Amazon S3
4 666 (28.63%) Amazon EC2
5 537 (23.09%) Azure
6 508 (21.84%) Amazon SQS
7 480 (20.64%) AWS CloudFormation
8 368 (15.82%) Amazon ECS
9 307 (13.20%) GCP
10 306 (13.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 259 (11.13%) AWS Step Functions
12 239 (10.28%) SaaS
13 223 (9.59%) CloudFront
14 222 (9.54%) Amazon Kinesis
15 221 (9.50%) GitHub
16 184 (7.91%) Amazon EKS
17 149 (6.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 137 (5.89%) AWS Fargate
19 131 (5.63%) Amazon EMR
20 129 (5.55%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.15%) Cisco IPT
2 48 (2.06%) HTTP
3 36 (1.55%) Firewall
4 30 (1.29%) DNS
5 29 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 28 (1.20%) Internet
7 23 (0.99%) VPN
8 18 (0.77%) Broadband
9 13 (0.56%) RTSP
10 10 (0.43%) Intranet
10 10 (0.43%) SSH
11 9 (0.39%) Network Security
11 9 (0.39%) WebEx
12 8 (0.34%) SSL
13 7 (0.30%) IPv6
13 7 (0.30%) tcpdump
13 7 (0.30%) UPnP
14 6 (0.26%) AMQP
14 6 (0.26%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.26%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 736 (31.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 565 (24.29%) Amazon RDS
3 323 (13.89%) MySQL
4 300 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
5 290 (12.47%) NoSQL
6 280 (12.04%) Amazon Aurora
7 241 (10.36%) Big Data
8 222 (9.54%) MongoDB
9 216 (9.29%) Amazon Redshift
10 212 (9.11%) Amazon Athena
11 169 (7.27%) Redis
12 119 (5.12%) Data Lake
13 116 (4.99%) SQL Server
14 83 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
15 78 (3.35%) Relational Database
16 68 (2.92%) Apache Ignite
17 55 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
18 48 (2.06%) Hadoop
19 36 (1.55%) Blockchain
20 30 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 384 (16.51%) Git (software)
2 313 (13.46%) Jenkins
3 171 (7.35%) JIRA
4 143 (6.15%) GitLab
5 138 (5.93%) Bitbucket
6 90 (3.87%) Maven
7 67 (2.88%) Cypress.io
8 53 (2.28%) webpack
9 51 (2.19%) Gradle
10 48 (2.06%) CircleCI
11 47 (2.02%) Selenium
12 44 (1.89%) Cucumber
13 41 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 41 (1.76%) Storybook
14 37 (1.59%) Mockito
15 33 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
16 32 (1.38%) TeamCity
17 31 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
18 30 (1.29%) Artifactory
19 28 (1.20%) SonarQube
General
1 569 (24.46%) Finance
2 334 (14.36%) Social Skills
3 198 (8.51%) Banking
4 180 (7.74%) Front Office
5 110 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
6 88 (3.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 81 (3.48%) Marketing
8 76 (3.27%) Retail
9 60 (2.58%) Games
10 32 (1.38%) Legal
11 25 (1.07%) Presentation Skills
12 23 (0.99%) Back Office
13 22 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.77%) Advertising
14 18 (0.77%) Electronics
15 17 (0.73%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
16 16 (0.69%) Public Sector
16 16 (0.69%) Publishing
17 15 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 815 (35.04%) Developer
2 641 (27.56%) Software Engineer
3 336 (14.45%) AWS Engineer
4 235 (10.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 231 (9.93%) DevOps Engineer
6 215 (9.24%) Senior Developer
7 171 (7.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 170 (7.31%) Senior Software Engineer
9 155 (6.66%) AWS Developer
10 150 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 144 (6.19%) Data Engineer
12 142 (6.10%) Architect
13 139 (5.98%) AWS Software Engineer
14 138 (5.93%) Python Developer
15 136 (5.85%) Python Engineer
16 131 (5.63%) Java Developer
16 131 (5.63%) React Developer
17 119 (5.12%) Python Software Engineer
18 115 (4.94%) Security Engineer
19 103 (4.43%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (35.64%) React
2 800 (34.39%) Node.js
3 288 (12.38%) Kafka
4 285 (12.25%) CSS
5 264 (11.35%) AngularJS
6 263 (11.31%) .NET
7 253 (10.88%) GraphQL
8 251 (10.79%) HTML
9 221 (9.50%) REST
10 195 (8.38%) Spring
11 188 (8.08%) Vue.js
12 149 (6.41%) Spring Boot
13 134 (5.76%) RESTful
14 129 (5.55%) Web Services
15 123 (5.29%) HTML5
16 120 (5.16%) React Native
17 119 (5.12%) JSON
18 102 (4.39%) .NET Core
19 100 (4.30%) XML
20 98 (4.21%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 171 (7.35%) Hedge funds
2 160 (6.88%) User Experience
3 155 (6.66%) Cloud Native
4 90 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 82 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
6 81 (3.48%) Pricing Data
7 78 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
8 74 (3.18%) Derivative
8 74 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
9 71 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 68 (2.92%) Equities
10 68 (2.92%) Fixed Income
11 65 (2.79%) Public Cloud
12 47 (2.02%) Algorithms
12 47 (2.02%) Social Media
13 43 (1.85%) Management Information System
14 38 (1.63%) Data Structures
14 38 (1.63%) Virtual Team
15 35 (1.50%) iPad
15 35 (1.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 361 (15.52%) Linux
2 189 (8.13%) Windows
3 67 (2.88%) Unix
4 55 (2.36%) Mac OS
5 36 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 33 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 29 (1.25%) Android
8 18 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.60%) Mesosphere
10 12 (0.52%) CentOS
10 12 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.30%) Alpine Linux
12 5 (0.21%) OpenWrt
12 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.13%) VMS
14 2 (0.086%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.086%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,336 (57.44%) Agile Software Development
2 998 (42.91%) Software Engineering
3 976 (41.96%) DevOps
4 898 (38.61%) CI/CD
5 705 (30.31%) Microservices
6 626 (26.91%) Full Stack Development
7 486 (20.89%) TDD
8 408 (17.54%) Analytics
9 383 (16.47%) Test Automation
10 374 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
11 335 (14.40%) Infrastructure as Code
12 321 (13.80%) Asset Management
13 313 (13.46%) Mentoring
14 266 (11.44%) Scrum
15 257 (11.05%) Data Science
16 251 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
17 237 (10.19%) Artificial Intelligence
18 232 (9.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 232 (9.97%) Investment Management
19 226 (9.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,047 (45.01%) Python
2 879 (37.79%) JavaScript
3 732 (31.47%) Java
4 701 (30.14%) TypeScript
5 498 (21.41%) SQL
6 322 (13.84%) C#
7 278 (11.95%) Go
8 215 (9.24%) Scala
9 197 (8.47%) PowerShell
10 171 (7.35%) PHP
11 156 (6.71%) Kotlin
12 154 (6.62%) Ruby
13 152 (6.53%) Bash
14 81 (3.48%) Java 8
15 69 (2.97%) Perl
16 68 (2.92%) Clojure
17 60 (2.58%) ES6
18 57 (2.45%) Java 11
19 54 (2.32%) VB
20 45 (1.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 234 (10.06%) Degree
2 161 (6.92%) AWS Certification
3 101 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 71 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 53 (2.28%) GCFA
5 53 (2.28%) GCFE
5 53 (2.28%) GCIA
5 53 (2.28%) GCIH
5 53 (2.28%) SANS
6 51 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (2.19%) CISSP
6 51 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 50 (2.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 15 (0.64%) CCSP
9 7 (0.30%) MBA
9 7 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.21%) PhD
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (9.76%) QA
2 31 (1.33%) Accessibility
3 17 (0.73%) GxP
4 14 (0.60%) SLA
5 13 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.21%) GDPR
8 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.086%) CDISC
9 2 (0.086%) HL7
9 2 (0.086%) IEC 62304
9 2 (0.086%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.043%) NIST
10 1 (0.043%) PSD2
System Software
1 811 (34.87%) Docker
2 33 (1.42%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (0.47%) XenApp
5 8 (0.34%) HDFS
6 7 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.17%) Ceph
8 4 (0.17%) NFS
8 4 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.086%) Firmware
10 2 (0.086%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.086%) Varnish
10 2 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.086%) vSphere
11 1 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 818 (35.17%) Terraform
2 613 (26.35%) Kubernetes
3 199 (8.56%) Ansible
4 104 (4.47%) Puppet
5 80 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (2.79%) Grafana
7 52 (2.24%) Kibana
8 49 (2.11%) Prometheus
9 25 (1.07%) Nagios
10 24 (1.03%) Istio
11 16 (0.69%) Consul
11 16 (0.69%) Packer
12 15 (0.64%) Graphite
13 14 (0.60%) Automic
14 13 (0.56%) logstash
15 11 (0.47%) EdgeSight
15 11 (0.47%) Opsgenie
15 11 (0.47%) Rancher
15 11 (0.47%) Salt
15 11 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 153 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 151 (6.49%) Google
3 100 (4.30%) Databricks
4 66 (2.84%) Oracle
5 53 (2.28%) New Relic
5 53 (2.28%) Splunk
6 30 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 26 (1.12%) Apple
7 26 (1.12%) Facebook
7 26 (1.12%) VMware
8 25 (1.07%) Atlassian
9 21 (0.90%) Confluent
10 18 (0.77%) AppDynamics
10 18 (0.77%) Zend
11 17 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (0.69%) Adobe
12 16 (0.69%) Informatica
13 15 (0.64%) ServiceNow
14 13 (0.56%) Citrix
14 13 (0.56%) SaltStack