Period
to 8 December 2019

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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 337 581 882
Rank change year-on-year +244 +301 +243
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,242 708 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.84% 1.74% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 969 590 291
UK median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +14.13%

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 43,704 40,737 35,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.88% 25.64% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35,642 32,665 29,582
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 2019. 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 +250 1,198 £72,500 +16.00% 283
London +188 779 £82,500 +17.86% 158
UK excluding London +214 435 £60,000 +9.09% 152
North of England +171 186 £62,500 +25.00% 46
North West +155 158 £62,500 +25.00% 27
South East +45 109 £65,000 +36.84% 32
Midlands +51 63 £55,000 -33.33% 20
West Midlands +26 40 £55,000 -33.33% 7
South West +23 38 £57,500 +43.75% 13
East Midlands +41 23 £56,250 -31.82% 13
Scotland +13 17 £65,000 +13.04% 19
Yorkshire +21 16 £57,500 +4.55% 19
East of England +45 12 £55,000 - 14
North East +30 12 £60,358 -19.52%
Wales +6 9 £35,000 +12.54% 6
Northern Ireland +4 1 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 8 December 2019, 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 1,227 (98.79%) Serverless
2 1,215 (97.83%) AWS
3 656 (52.82%) Agile Software Development
4 638 (51.37%) Amazon S3
5 603 (48.55%) Python
6 554 (44.61%) DevOps
7 503 (40.50%) Amazon EC2
8 448 (36.07%) Java
9 417 (33.57%) Software Engineering
10 412 (33.17%) Docker
11 383 (30.84%) JavaScript
12 364 (29.31%) Amazon RDS
13 354 (28.50%) Node.js
13 354 (28.50%) Microservices
14 340 (27.38%) Terraform
15 337 (27.13%) Finance
16 321 (25.85%) Web Services
17 319 (25.68%) Amazon SQS
18 308 (24.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 306 (24.64%) Kubernetes
20 294 (23.67%) AWS CloudFormation
21 284 (22.87%) Amazon ECS
22 234 (18.84%) Linux
23 233 (18.76%) Jenkins
24 199 (16.02%) HTML
25 192 (15.46%) Mentoring
25 192 (15.46%) Asset Management
26 181 (14.57%) Ansible
27 180 (14.49%) React
28 179 (14.41%) 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
1 145 (11.67%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (5.15%) Apache Spark
3 43 (3.46%) Apache
4 35 (2.82%) Confluence
5 22 (1.77%) nginx
6 20 (1.61%) Headless CMS
7 18 (1.45%) IIS
8 12 (0.97%) Apache Pig
8 12 (0.97%) CMS
9 9 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.24%) JBoss
12 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.16%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.16%) Luigi
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.16%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.081%) Figma
4 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.081%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.16%) Eikon
2 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.16%) Shopify
3 1 (0.081%) Magento
3 1 (0.081%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,227 (98.79%) Serverless
2 1,215 (97.83%) AWS
3 638 (51.37%) Amazon S3
4 503 (40.50%) Amazon EC2
5 319 (25.68%) Amazon SQS
6 294 (23.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 284 (22.87%) Amazon ECS
8 170 (13.69%) Azure
9 168 (13.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 148 (11.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 129 (10.39%) Amazon Kinesis
12 113 (9.10%) CloudFront
13 89 (7.17%) GCP
14 80 (6.44%) OpenShift
15 76 (6.12%) Route 53
16 75 (6.04%) Amazon Cognito
16 75 (6.04%) GitHub
17 68 (5.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 67 (5.39%) PaaS
19 62 (4.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.19%) HTTP
2 37 (2.98%) DNS
3 28 (2.25%) Internet
4 25 (2.01%) Firewall
5 17 (1.37%) VPN
6 13 (1.05%) SSL
7 11 (0.89%) DHCP
8 7 (0.56%) FTP
8 7 (0.56%) Network Security
8 7 (0.56%) SMTP
8 7 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.48%) MQTT
10 5 (0.40%) SSH
10 5 (0.40%) VoIP
11 4 (0.32%) CTI
12 3 (0.24%) MPLS
12 3 (0.24%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.16%) AMQP
13 2 (0.16%) BitTorrent
13 2 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (29.31%) Amazon RDS
2 308 (24.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 144 (11.59%) MongoDB
4 121 (9.74%) MySQL
5 112 (9.02%) Amazon Athena
6 106 (8.53%) NoSQL
7 99 (7.97%) Amazon Redshift
8 94 (7.57%) Big Data
9 82 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
10 60 (4.83%) Amazon Aurora
11 55 (4.43%) SQL Server
12 48 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
13 42 (3.38%) Redis
14 40 (3.22%) Hadoop
15 39 (3.14%) Apache Hive
16 30 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
17 26 (2.09%) Relational Database
18 22 (1.77%) Presto
19 15 (1.21%) Snowflake Schema
20 14 (1.13%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 233 (18.76%) Jenkins
2 157 (12.64%) Git (software)
3 107 (8.62%) Artifactory
4 81 (6.52%) GitLab
5 76 (6.12%) Maven
6 56 (4.51%) JIRA
7 49 (3.95%) Gradle
8 38 (3.06%) CircleCI
9 34 (2.74%) Selenium
10 33 (2.66%) TeamCity
10 33 (2.66%) webpack
11 28 (2.25%) Bitbucket
11 28 (2.25%) RStudio
12 25 (2.01%) JUnit
13 24 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (1.93%) RSpec
14 21 (1.69%) Cucumber
15 16 (1.29%) Brakeman
15 16 (1.29%) Jasmine
15 16 (1.29%) RuboCop
General
1 337 (27.13%) Finance
2 141 (11.35%) Front Office
3 56 (4.51%) Marketing
4 51 (4.11%) Retail
5 43 (3.46%) Law
6 36 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.82%) Public Sector
8 27 (2.17%) Electronics
9 24 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.45%) Banking
11 13 (1.05%) Games
12 11 (0.89%) Legal
13 9 (0.72%) Advertising
14 7 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.48%) Publishing
16 3 (0.24%) Billing
17 1 (0.081%) Local Government
17 1 (0.081%) Military
17 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.081%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 523 (42.11%) Developer
2 193 (15.54%) AWS Engineer
3 189 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 169 (13.61%) Software Engineer
5 150 (12.08%) Senior Developer
6 131 (10.55%) AWS Developer
7 123 (9.90%) Python Developer
8 118 (9.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 113 (9.10%) Java Developer
10 109 (8.78%) Architect
11 94 (7.57%) Cloud Engineer
12 90 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 89 (7.17%) AWS DevOps
14 80 (6.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 69 (5.56%) Python Engineer
16 64 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
17 55 (4.43%) Senior Java Developer
18 51 (4.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 50 (4.03%) AWS Architect
19 50 (4.03%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (28.50%) Node.js
2 321 (25.85%) Web Services
3 199 (16.02%) HTML
4 180 (14.49%) React
5 179 (14.41%) CSS
6 153 (12.32%) AngularJS
7 132 (10.63%) REST
8 129 (10.39%) .NET
9 114 (9.18%) JSON
10 108 (8.70%) Spring
11 88 (7.09%) HTML5
12 75 (6.04%) RESTful
13 68 (5.48%) CSS3
14 67 (5.39%) GraphQL
15 66 (5.31%) Vue.js
16 64 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
17 63 (5.07%) Pandas
18 61 (4.91%) Spring Boot
19 59 (4.75%) XML
20 56 (4.51%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 143 (11.51%) Fixed Income
2 102 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
3 79 (6.36%) Derivative
4 63 (5.07%) Cloud Native
5 57 (4.59%) Hedge funds
6 52 (4.19%) Equities
7 49 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 46 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (3.62%) Mobile App
10 41 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
12 33 (2.66%) User Experience
13 26 (2.09%) Public Cloud
14 21 (1.69%) Algorithms
15 18 (1.45%) Private Cloud
15 18 (1.45%) Virtual Team
16 17 (1.37%) Data Structures
16 17 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
16 17 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
16 17 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 234 (18.84%) Linux
2 101 (8.13%) Windows
3 50 (4.03%) Unix
4 31 (2.50%) Android
5 30 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.53%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.13%) CentOS
8 14 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.48%) Debian
12 5 (0.40%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.32%) Solaris
13 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.16%) SUSE
16 1 (0.081%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (52.82%) Agile Software Development
2 554 (44.61%) DevOps
3 417 (33.57%) Software Engineering
4 354 (28.50%) Microservices
5 192 (15.46%) Asset Management
5 192 (15.46%) Mentoring
6 175 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
7 155 (12.48%) Infrastructure as Code
8 145 (11.67%) Test Automation
9 143 (11.51%) TDD
10 122 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
11 110 (8.86%) Continuous Deployment
12 102 (8.21%) Analytics
12 102 (8.21%) E-Commerce
13 101 (8.13%) Scrum
14 94 (7.57%) Data Science
15 91 (7.33%) Computer Science
16 90 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
17 88 (7.09%) Machine Learning
18 84 (6.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 603 (48.55%) Python
2 448 (36.07%) Java
3 383 (30.84%) JavaScript
4 150 (12.08%) SQL
5 136 (10.95%) C#
6 134 (10.79%) R
7 109 (8.78%) TypeScript
8 86 (6.92%) Bash Shell
9 82 (6.60%) Go
10 80 (6.44%) Ruby
11 77 (6.20%) Java 8
12 73 (5.88%) Scala
13 67 (5.39%) PowerShell
14 52 (4.19%) C++
15 50 (4.03%) PHP
16 34 (2.74%) Shell Script
17 30 (2.42%) ES6
18 22 (1.77%) C
19 9 (0.72%) Kotlin
20 6 (0.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 97 (7.81%) Degree
2 46 (3.70%) AWS Certification
3 27 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.32%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.24%) ISEB
9 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.16%) PhD
9 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.16%) PMP
9 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.081%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.081%) MCIPD
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.58%) QA
2 12 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.32%) GDPR
4 3 (0.24%) EMIR
4 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.24%) MiFID
5 2 (0.16%) NCSC
5 2 (0.16%) WCAG
6 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 412 (33.17%) Docker
2 64 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.77%) Varnish
4 19 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (1.05%) XenApp
6 10 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.56%) OpenSSH
9 3 (0.24%) KVM
10 2 (0.16%) LXC
11 1 (0.081%) HDFS
11 1 (0.081%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.081%) vSphere
11 1 (0.081%) zsh
Systems Management
1 340 (27.38%) Terraform
2 306 (24.64%) Kubernetes
3 181 (14.57%) Ansible
4 86 (6.92%) Puppet
5 66 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (4.43%) Kibana
6 55 (4.43%) Packer
7 43 (3.46%) logstash
8 34 (2.74%) Prometheus
9 29 (2.33%) Grafana
10 26 (2.09%) SCCM
11 24 (1.93%) Nagios
12 13 (1.05%) SCOM
12 13 (1.05%) SCOrch
12 13 (1.05%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.81%) Consul
13 10 (0.81%) Mesos
13 10 (0.81%) Rancher
14 8 (0.64%) Istio
15 7 (0.56%) StatsD
Vendors
1 76 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 61 (4.91%) Google
3 58 (4.67%) Splunk
4 40 (3.22%) Sage
5 31 (2.50%) SAP
6 24 (1.93%) Oracle
7 18 (1.45%) Citrix
8 17 (1.37%) Tableau
9 16 (1.29%) Dynatrace
10 15 (1.21%) AppDynamics
11 14 (1.13%) New Relic
11 14 (1.13%) VMware
12 13 (1.05%) HP
13 12 (0.97%) Cloudera
13 12 (0.97%) Hortonworks
13 12 (0.97%) Informatica
13 12 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.97%) Talend
14 10 (0.81%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.48%) Adobe