Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 174 210 371
Rank change year-on-year +36 +161 +239
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 2,514 806 1,225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.06% 1.69% 0.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.78% 4.27% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,364 708 919
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £58,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +20.83%
75th Percentile £102,500 £102,500 £92,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £128,750 £117,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 52,601 18,887 44,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.09% 39.63% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37,017 15,903 36,272
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 27 September 2021.

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 27 September 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 +22 2,284 £85,000 +13.33% 273
London +45 1,758 £90,000 - 160
UK excluding London -81 560 £60,000 - 128
Work from Home -55 499 £85,000 +25.93% 52
North of England -48 201 £60,000 +9.09% 51
South East -140 122 £60,000 -14.29% 16
North West -45 99 £52,500 -4.55% 32
Yorkshire -72 85 £60,000 +9.09% 10
Midlands -99 72 £65,000 +18.18% 24
South West -78 59 £60,025 +16.34% 13
Scotland -79 43 £65,000 +44.44% 6
West Midlands -97 42 £65,000 +18.18% 19
Northern Ireland - 36 £80,000 - 1
East Midlands -58 30 £45,000 -33.33% 5
East of England -88 27 £72,500 +26.09% 7
North East -16 17 £50,000 -16.67% 9
Wales - 3 £50,000 - 10

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 2,489 (99.01%) Serverless
2 2,482 (98.73%) AWS
3 1,414 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1,212 (48.21%) Python
5 1,108 (44.07%) Software Engineering
6 1,106 (43.99%) React
7 1,093 (43.48%) JavaScript
8 974 (38.74%) Amazon S3
9 904 (35.96%) Docker
10 901 (35.84%) Node.js
11 862 (34.29%) DevOps
12 852 (33.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 834 (33.17%) TypeScript
14 785 (31.23%) Terraform
15 771 (30.67%) Full Stack Development
16 763 (30.35%) Finance
17 756 (30.07%) Microservices
18 707 (28.12%) Java
19 691 (27.49%) Amazon EC2
20 675 (26.85%) Kubernetes
21 631 (25.10%) Web Services
22 589 (23.43%) SQL
22 589 (23.43%) Amazon RDS
23 512 (20.37%) AWS CloudFormation
24 483 (19.21%) Amazon SQS
25 475 (18.89%) Asset Management
26 473 (18.81%) Amazon ECS
27 439 (17.46%) Git (software)
28 430 (17.10%) TDD
29 420 (16.71%) MySQL

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
1 223 (8.87%) Elasticsearch
2 179 (7.12%) Apache
3 122 (4.85%) Apache Spark
4 106 (4.22%) Confluence
5 40 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
6 29 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
7 24 (0.95%) nginx
8 22 (0.88%) CMS
9 12 (0.48%) Apache Pulsar
9 12 (0.48%) IIS
10 10 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 10 (0.40%) WordPress
11 9 (0.36%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.32%) Jupyter
13 7 (0.28%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.28%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.20%) Headless CMS
14 5 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.16%) Drupal
15 4 (0.16%) Jetty
Applications
1 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.36%) Figma
3 8 (0.32%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.20%) Adobe XD
5 5 (0.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 29 (1.15%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.080%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.080%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2,489 (99.01%) Serverless
2 2,482 (98.73%) AWS
3 974 (38.74%) Amazon S3
4 691 (27.49%) Amazon EC2
5 512 (20.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 483 (19.21%) Amazon SQS
7 473 (18.81%) Amazon ECS
8 413 (16.43%) Azure
9 317 (12.61%) GCP
10 299 (11.89%) SaaS
11 292 (11.61%) AWS Step Functions
12 243 (9.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 192 (7.64%) CloudFront
14 180 (7.16%) Amazon Kinesis
15 167 (6.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 165 (6.56%) GitHub
17 163 (6.48%) AWS Fargate
18 130 (5.17%) Amazon Cognito
19 120 (4.77%) Amazon EKS
20 91 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.03%) DNS
2 43 (1.71%) HTTP
3 38 (1.51%) Firewall
4 29 (1.15%) Internet
5 24 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 23 (0.91%) Broadband
7 20 (0.80%) SSL
7 20 (0.80%) VPN
8 16 (0.64%) WebEx
9 11 (0.44%) Cisco IPT
10 7 (0.28%) tcpdump
11 6 (0.24%) RTP
11 6 (0.24%) SSH
12 5 (0.20%) FTP
13 4 (0.16%) SD-WAN
13 4 (0.16%) WAN
14 3 (0.12%) AMQP
14 3 (0.12%) SMS
14 3 (0.12%) SMTP
15 2 (0.080%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 852 (33.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 589 (23.43%) Amazon RDS
3 420 (16.71%) MySQL
4 310 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
5 300 (11.93%) Amazon Aurora
6 266 (10.58%) NoSQL
7 225 (8.95%) Amazon Athena
8 190 (7.56%) MongoDB
9 180 (7.16%) Redis
10 170 (6.76%) Big Data
11 145 (5.77%) SQL Server
12 128 (5.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 120 (4.77%) Relational Database
14 103 (4.10%) Apache Ignite
15 85 (3.38%) Hadoop
16 61 (2.43%) Data Lake
16 61 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
17 52 (2.07%) RDBMS
18 35 (1.39%) BigQuery
19 25 (0.99%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 439 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 300 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 232 (9.23%) JIRA
4 144 (5.73%) Cypress.io
5 121 (4.81%) Bitbucket
6 114 (4.53%) Selenium
7 107 (4.26%) GitLab
8 83 (3.30%) webpack
9 56 (2.23%) Maven
10 53 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 53 (2.11%) Postman
10 53 (2.11%) TeamCity
11 50 (1.99%) Cucumber
12 45 (1.79%) JMeter
13 42 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
14 39 (1.55%) Travis CI
15 34 (1.35%) SonarQube
15 34 (1.35%) SpecFlow
16 33 (1.31%) Gradle
17 32 (1.27%) Storybook
General
1 763 (30.35%) Finance
2 366 (14.56%) Social Skills
3 277 (11.02%) Front Office
4 260 (10.34%) Banking
5 158 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
6 114 (4.53%) Games
7 86 (3.42%) Public Sector
8 75 (2.98%) Legal
8 75 (2.98%) Retail
9 59 (2.35%) Marketing
10 52 (2.07%) Presentation Skills
11 46 (1.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 35 (1.39%) Manufacturing
13 33 (1.31%) Telecoms
14 27 (1.07%) Law
15 26 (1.03%) Local Government
16 21 (0.84%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.60%) Electronics
17 15 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,102 (43.83%) Developer
2 721 (28.68%) Software Engineer
3 376 (14.96%) AWS Engineer
4 341 (13.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 254 (10.10%) Python Engineer
6 250 (9.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 243 (9.67%) AWS Developer
8 220 (8.75%) AWS Software Engineer
9 207 (8.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 197 (7.84%) React Developer
11 196 (7.80%) Python Developer
12 193 (7.68%) Python Software Engineer
13 185 (7.36%) Senior Developer
14 159 (6.32%) Java Developer
15 158 (6.28%) Senior Software Engineer
16 126 (5.01%) Data Engineer
17 108 (4.30%) JavaScript Developer
18 106 (4.22%) Java Engineer
19 94 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
20 92 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,106 (43.99%) React
2 901 (35.84%) Node.js
3 631 (25.10%) Web Services
4 333 (13.25%) AngularJS
5 302 (12.01%) GraphQL
6 293 (11.65%) REST
7 267 (10.62%) CSS
8 259 (10.30%) .NET
9 241 (9.59%) HTML
10 240 (9.55%) Kafka
11 207 (8.23%) Vue.js
12 174 (6.92%) gRPC
13 163 (6.48%) Material-UI
14 159 (6.32%) Serverless Framework
15 147 (5.85%) React Native
16 131 (5.21%) RESTful
17 121 (4.81%) Spring
18 118 (4.69%) .NET Core
19 116 (4.61%) Jest
20 111 (4.42%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 272 (10.82%) Hedge funds
2 148 (5.89%) Pricing Data
3 122 (4.85%) Cloud Native
4 119 (4.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 115 (4.57%) Derivative
5 115 (4.57%) Equities
5 115 (4.57%) Fixed Income
6 112 (4.46%) User Experience
7 105 (4.18%) Mobile App
8 83 (3.30%) Legacy Systems
9 70 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
10 60 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
11 54 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
12 52 (2.07%) Public Cloud
13 49 (1.95%) Management Information System
14 44 (1.75%) Tandem
15 42 (1.67%) NHS
16 39 (1.55%) Data Structures
17 30 (1.19%) Algorithms
17 30 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 276 (10.98%) Linux
2 163 (6.48%) Windows
3 78 (3.10%) Unix
4 49 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 40 (1.59%) Android
6 33 (1.31%) Mac OS
7 28 (1.11%) Windows Server
8 25 (0.99%) Mesosphere
9 12 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.40%) CentOS
11 9 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
15 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.080%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2016
17 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,414 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,108 (44.07%) Software Engineering
3 862 (34.29%) DevOps
4 771 (30.67%) Full Stack Development
5 756 (30.07%) Microservices
6 475 (18.89%) Asset Management
7 430 (17.10%) TDD
8 410 (16.31%) Test Automation
9 397 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 395 (15.71%) Infrastructure as Code
11 363 (14.44%) Investment Management
12 345 (13.72%) Analytics
13 329 (13.09%) Mentoring
14 292 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
15 288 (11.46%) Scrum
16 287 (11.42%) Artificial Intelligence
17 250 (9.94%) Data Science
18 214 (8.51%) Fintech
19 204 (8.11%) BDD
20 202 (8.04%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1,212 (48.21%) Python
2 1,093 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 834 (33.17%) TypeScript
4 707 (28.12%) Java
5 589 (23.43%) SQL
6 319 (12.69%) C#
7 249 (9.90%) Go
8 190 (7.56%) Scala
9 183 (7.28%) PHP
10 180 (7.16%) Kotlin
11 160 (6.36%) PowerShell
12 115 (4.57%) Ruby
13 110 (4.38%) Bash Shell
13 110 (4.38%) Clojure
14 57 (2.27%) ES6
15 56 (2.23%) Java 8
16 34 (1.35%) Java 11
17 33 (1.31%) T-SQL
18 28 (1.11%) R
19 27 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 185 (7.36%) Degree
2 113 (4.49%) AWS Certification
3 57 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 54 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 41 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 27 (1.07%) GCFA
6 27 (1.07%) GCFE
6 27 (1.07%) GCIA
6 27 (1.07%) GCIH
6 27 (1.07%) SANS
7 15 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 12 (0.48%) CISSP
9 12 (0.48%) MBA
10 10 (0.40%) CCSP
11 8 (0.32%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.28%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.20%) PhD
14 2 (0.080%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (9.47%) QA
2 33 (1.31%) Accessibility
3 32 (1.27%) GDPR
4 13 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.12%) SLA
8 2 (0.080%) CDISC
8 2 (0.080%) COBIT
8 2 (0.080%) GxP
8 2 (0.080%) MiFID
8 2 (0.080%) NIST
8 2 (0.080%) PSD2
9 1 (0.040%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.040%) SEPA
9 1 (0.040%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.040%) WCAG
System Software
1 904 (35.96%) Docker
2 31 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.12%) Varnish
5 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.080%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.080%) vSphere
6 2 (0.080%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 785 (31.23%) Terraform
2 675 (26.85%) Kubernetes
3 170 (6.76%) Ansible
4 70 (2.78%) Puppet
5 61 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (2.39%) Grafana
7 56 (2.23%) Prometheus
8 48 (1.91%) Kibana
9 31 (1.23%) Consul
10 30 (1.19%) Graphite
10 30 (1.19%) Graylog
10 30 (1.19%) Opsgenie
11 25 (0.99%) Automic
12 24 (0.95%) logstash
13 17 (0.68%) Packer
14 16 (0.64%) Istio
15 15 (0.60%) Rancher
16 14 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
17 11 (0.44%) Mesos
18 10 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 146 (5.81%) Google
2 102 (4.06%) Microsoft
3 84 (3.34%) Oracle
4 76 (3.02%) Splunk
5 53 (2.11%) New Relic
6 41 (1.63%) Atlassian
7 32 (1.27%) Sybase
8 28 (1.11%) Sony
9 26 (1.03%) Netlify
10 23 (0.91%) Samsung
11 21 (0.84%) Databricks
11 21 (0.84%) Facebook
12 19 (0.76%) BT
13 17 (0.68%) SAP
14 14 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.56%) YouTube
15 13 (0.52%) Apple
15 13 (0.52%) Cisco
16 12 (0.48%) Adobe
17 11 (0.44%) ServiceNow