Period
to 22 January 2021

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 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 213 349 569
Rank change year-on-year +136 +220 +282
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 986 1,119 716
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 0.89% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.77% 2.64% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,021 941 644
Median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +16.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £125,000 £118,750 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -8.33%

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 26,159 42,372 39,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.85% 33.61% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22,056 34,875 32,051
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £86,250
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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +121 929 £72,500 -3.33% 200
London +98 559 £80,000 - 117
UK excluding London +176 376 £60,000 -4.00% 104
Work from Home +46 196 £73,000 +12.31% 47
South East +158 101 £70,000 -3.45% 9
North of England +12 93 £57,500 -8.00% 37
South West +126 70 £55,000 +15.79% 14
Midlands +96 60 £62,500 +15.74% 11
North West -2 57 £57,500 -4.17% 25
West Midlands +81 47 £65,000 +20.37% 6
Yorkshire +50 30 £58,750 -8.20% 10
East of England +111 26 £51,250 +13.89% 10
Scotland +53 21 £62,500 +4.17% 12
East Midlands +54 13 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North East +20 6 £52,500 -21.31% 2
Wales +44 5 £55,000 +50.68% 7

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 976 (98.99%) Serverless
2 968 (98.17%) AWS
3 632 (64.10%) Python
4 501 (50.81%) DevOps
5 499 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
6 391 (39.66%) JavaScript
7 350 (35.50%) Microservices
8 304 (30.83%) SQL
9 302 (30.63%) Amazon S3
10 293 (29.72%) Docker
11 287 (29.11%) Amazon EC2
12 280 (28.40%) Software Engineering
13 276 (27.99%) React
14 272 (27.59%) Java
15 249 (25.25%) Node.js
16 243 (24.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 238 (24.14%) Finance
18 235 (23.83%) Web Services
19 228 (23.12%) Terraform
20 216 (21.91%) Kubernetes
21 212 (21.50%) GCP
22 190 (19.27%) SaaS
23 185 (18.76%) Azure
24 176 (17.85%) Jenkins
25 167 (16.94%) AngularJS
26 163 (16.53%) TypeScript
27 161 (16.33%) TDD
28 160 (16.23%) Amazon ECS
29 159 (16.13%) Asset Management
30 155 (15.72%) Linux

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
1 115 (11.66%) Apache
2 37 (3.75%) Apache Spark
3 31 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.23%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.52%) Confluence
6 12 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
7 9 (0.91%) CMS
8 8 (0.81%) nginx
9 7 (0.71%) Luigi
10 6 (0.61%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.30%) IIS
12 2 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.10%) Moodle
13 1 (0.10%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.81%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 976 (98.99%) Serverless
2 968 (98.17%) AWS
3 302 (30.63%) Amazon S3
4 287 (29.11%) Amazon EC2
5 212 (21.50%) GCP
6 190 (19.27%) SaaS
7 185 (18.76%) Azure
8 160 (16.23%) Amazon ECS
9 149 (15.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 91 (9.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 87 (8.82%) Amazon Kinesis
12 86 (8.72%) Amazon SQS
13 84 (8.52%) Amazon EKS
14 80 (8.11%) Azure Functions
15 66 (6.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 63 (6.39%) PaaS
17 61 (6.19%) Apigee
18 50 (5.07%) Amazon ELB
19 46 (4.67%) AWS Fargate
20 45 (4.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.36%) DNS
2 31 (3.14%) Internet
3 18 (1.83%) Firewall
3 18 (1.83%) VPN
4 17 (1.72%) HTTP
5 9 (0.91%) SSH
6 8 (0.81%) AMQP
6 8 (0.81%) FTP
6 8 (0.81%) SMTP
7 4 (0.41%) Network Security
8 2 (0.20%) CTI
8 2 (0.20%) Softphone
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 2 (0.20%) VLAN
9 1 (0.10%) DSL
9 1 (0.10%) Intranet
9 1 (0.10%) MQTT
9 1 (0.10%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (24.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 151 (15.31%) Amazon RDS
3 142 (14.40%) PostgreSQL
4 127 (12.88%) MongoDB
5 123 (12.47%) MySQL
6 121 (12.27%) Amazon Redshift
7 111 (11.26%) SQL Server
8 92 (9.33%) NoSQL
9 70 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (5.27%) Big Data
11 37 (3.75%) Redis
12 36 (3.65%) Relational Database
13 32 (3.25%) Apache Ignite
14 29 (2.94%) Data Lake
15 27 (2.74%) Amazon Athena
15 27 (2.74%) Cosmos DB
16 24 (2.43%) Amazon Aurora
17 23 (2.33%) Snowflake Schema
18 20 (2.03%) BigQuery
19 16 (1.62%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 176 (17.85%) Jenkins
2 121 (12.27%) Git (software)
3 97 (9.84%) GitLab
4 60 (6.09%) Artifactory
5 46 (4.67%) TeamCity
6 31 (3.14%) JIRA
7 24 (2.43%) Selenium
8 22 (2.23%) CircleCI
9 18 (1.83%) Cucumber
9 18 (1.83%) Maven
10 16 (1.62%) Cypress.io
11 15 (1.52%) GoCD
12 14 (1.42%) Bitbucket
13 12 (1.22%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.12%) webpack
15 10 (1.01%) Subversion
16 9 (0.91%) WebDriver
17 8 (0.81%) Appium
17 8 (0.81%) Mocha
17 8 (0.81%) Storybook
General
1 238 (24.14%) Finance
2 108 (10.95%) Banking
3 104 (10.55%) Front Office
4 38 (3.85%) Public Sector
4 38 (3.85%) Retail
5 27 (2.74%) Marketing
6 24 (2.43%) Back Office
7 22 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 20 (2.03%) Automotive
9 19 (1.93%) Games
9 19 (1.93%) Law
10 17 (1.72%) Investment Banking
11 13 (1.32%) Legal
12 8 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.81%) Publishing
12 8 (0.81%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.51%) Billing
14 2 (0.20%) Advertising
14 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 409 (41.48%) Developer
2 173 (17.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 173 (17.55%) Software Engineer
3 171 (17.34%) AWS Engineer
4 163 (16.53%) Python Engineer
5 130 (13.18%) Python Developer
6 128 (12.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 102 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
8 90 (9.13%) Python Software Engineer
9 89 (9.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 85 (8.62%) AWS DevOps
11 83 (8.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 82 (8.32%) Senior Developer
13 71 (7.20%) AWS Developer
14 64 (6.49%) JavaScript Engineer
15 62 (6.29%) Architect
16 60 (6.09%) React Developer
17 59 (5.98%) Java Developer
17 59 (5.98%) Senior DevOps
18 58 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (27.99%) React
2 249 (25.25%) Node.js
3 235 (23.83%) Web Services
4 167 (16.94%) AngularJS
5 136 (13.79%) REST
6 112 (11.36%) Vue.js
7 101 (10.24%) Django
7 101 (10.24%) Flask
8 93 (9.43%) HTML
9 88 (8.92%) CSS
10 82 (8.32%) .NET
11 78 (7.91%) GraphQL
12 76 (7.71%) Kafka
13 73 (7.40%) OAuth
14 72 (7.30%) gRPC
15 70 (7.10%) HTML5
16 60 (6.09%) Swagger
17 55 (5.58%) RESTful
17 55 (5.58%) Serverless Framework
18 44 (4.46%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 151 (15.31%) Hedge funds
2 104 (10.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 103 (10.45%) Derivative
3 103 (10.45%) Fixed Income
4 99 (10.04%) Equities
5 96 (9.74%) Cloud Native
6 53 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (4.56%) Mobile App
8 39 (3.96%) User Experience
9 27 (2.74%) Public Cloud
10 26 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.71%) Data Centre
16 6 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
17 5 (0.51%) Blog
17 5 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 155 (15.72%) Linux
2 41 (4.16%) Windows
3 23 (2.33%) Android
4 19 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.32%) Unix
6 10 (1.01%) CentOS
6 10 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.51%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.41%) Debian
11 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.20%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.10%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (50.81%) DevOps
2 499 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
3 350 (35.50%) Microservices
4 280 (28.40%) Software Engineering
5 161 (16.33%) TDD
6 159 (16.13%) Asset Management
7 152 (15.42%) Infrastructure as Code
8 146 (14.81%) Fintech
9 133 (13.49%) Mentoring
10 132 (13.39%) Test Automation
11 105 (10.65%) BDD
12 102 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (7.71%) Investment Management
14 65 (6.59%) E-Commerce
15 62 (6.29%) Coaching
16 61 (6.19%) Technical Leadership
17 52 (5.27%) Configuration Management
17 52 (5.27%) Scrum
18 50 (5.07%) ETL
19 48 (4.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 632 (64.10%) Python
2 391 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 304 (30.83%) SQL
4 272 (27.59%) Java
5 163 (16.53%) TypeScript
6 98 (9.94%) C#
6 98 (9.94%) Kotlin
7 85 (8.62%) PowerShell
8 58 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 52 (5.27%) PHP
10 41 (4.16%) Ruby
10 41 (4.16%) Scala
11 34 (3.45%) ES6
11 34 (3.45%) Go
12 32 (3.25%) Clojure
13 22 (2.23%) C++
14 17 (1.72%) C
15 12 (1.22%) Java 8
16 10 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.61%) Rust
Qualifications
1 63 (6.39%) Degree
2 32 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 31 (3.14%) Sun Certification
4 23 (2.33%) AWS Certification
5 16 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.41%) PhD
7 3 (0.30%) ISEB
7 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.10%) CISSP
8 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.46%) QA
2 11 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.01%) HIPAA
3 10 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.71%) GDPR
6 2 (0.20%) NIST
6 2 (0.20%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 293 (29.72%) Docker
2 16 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.30%) Varnish
4 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.10%) HDFS
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 228 (23.12%) Terraform
2 216 (21.91%) Kubernetes
3 105 (10.65%) Ansible
4 51 (5.17%) Puppet
5 29 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (1.93%) Rancher
7 18 (1.83%) Prometheus
8 17 (1.72%) Grafana
8 17 (1.72%) Kibana
9 10 (1.01%) Rundeck
10 8 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.71%) Packer
12 6 (0.61%) Oozie
13 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.51%) Nagios
13 5 (0.51%) Nessus
13 5 (0.51%) Nmap
14 3 (0.30%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.20%) logstash
Vendors
1 153 (15.52%) Google
2 60 (6.09%) Oracle
3 36 (3.65%) Microsoft
4 29 (2.94%) Splunk
5 18 (1.83%) Atlassian
6 12 (1.22%) Databricks
7 11 (1.12%) Dynatrace
8 10 (1.01%) Talend
9 9 (0.91%) FNZ
10 7 (0.71%) Cognos
11 5 (0.51%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.51%) Qualys
11 5 (0.51%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.41%) Bloomberg
12 4 (0.41%) Guidewire
12 4 (0.41%) Informatica
12 4 (0.41%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.41%) StreamSets
12 4 (0.41%) Sybase