Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 320 459
Rank change year-on-year +86 +139 +255
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,188 1,044 947
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 0.94% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.43% 2.69% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 895 860 729
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,470 £37,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £114,500 £95,000 £104,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 34,610 38,773 41,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.13% 34.90% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 28,413 31,940 33,483
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,000 £39,263
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +85 1,096 £75,000 +7.14% 228
London +115 709 £80,000 - 113
UK excluding London +64 388 £60,000 - 132
Work from Home -7 242 £72,500 +28.32% 45
North of England +2 128 £60,000 -4.00% 33
South East +53 80 £67,500 -6.90% 28
North West -11 70 £62,500 - 20
South West +45 66 £55,000 +6.60% 18
Midlands +43 52 £63,750 +27.50% 23
Yorkshire -2 50 £60,000 -4.00% 9
West Midlands +8 34 £65,000 +28.71% 14
Scotland +14 29 £55,000 -8.33% 10
East of England +46 25 £45,000 - 12
East Midlands +24 18 £42,500 -8.11% 9
North East +23 8 £52,500 -21.31% 4
Wales +36 5 £55,000 +50.68% 6
Northern Ireland +2 3 £30,500 -28.24% 2

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1,173 (98.74%) AWS
2 1,172 (98.65%) Serverless
3 663 (55.81%) Python
4 615 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
5 535 (45.03%) DevOps
6 460 (38.72%) JavaScript
7 396 (33.33%) Docker
8 389 (32.74%) Microservices
9 386 (32.49%) Software Engineering
10 365 (30.72%) Amazon S3
10 365 (30.72%) Node.js
11 362 (30.47%) Amazon EC2
12 324 (27.27%) Terraform
13 320 (26.94%) Java
14 313 (26.35%) React
15 294 (24.75%) SQL
16 279 (23.48%) Kubernetes
17 276 (23.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 246 (20.71%) TypeScript
19 245 (20.62%) AWS CloudFormation
20 242 (20.37%) Amazon RDS
20 242 (20.37%) Finance
21 239 (20.12%) Web Services
21 239 (20.12%) Amazon ECS
22 219 (18.43%) Infrastructure as Code
23 202 (17.00%) GCP
24 200 (16.84%) PostgreSQL
25 197 (16.58%) TDD
26 181 (15.24%) MySQL
27 180 (15.15%) Azure

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 88 (7.41%) Apache
2 87 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (3.28%) Apache Spark
4 36 (3.03%) Confluence
5 20 (1.68%) Apache Airflow
6 18 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.67%) nginx
9 6 (0.51%) CMS
9 6 (0.51%) IIS
10 5 (0.42%) Drupal
10 5 (0.42%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.25%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.25%) Luigi
11 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.17%) Jetty
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.17%) WordPress
13 1 (0.084%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.17%) Figma
3 1 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1,173 (98.74%) AWS
2 1,172 (98.65%) Serverless
3 365 (30.72%) Amazon S3
4 362 (30.47%) Amazon EC2
5 245 (20.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 239 (20.12%) Amazon ECS
7 202 (17.00%) GCP
8 180 (15.15%) Azure
9 172 (14.48%) Amazon SQS
9 172 (14.48%) SaaS
10 137 (11.53%) Amazon EKS
11 133 (11.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 83 (6.99%) Amazon Kinesis
13 81 (6.82%) CloudFront
14 79 (6.65%) AWS Fargate
14 79 (6.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 75 (6.31%) PaaS
16 69 (5.81%) GitHub
17 63 (5.30%) Azure Functions
18 58 (4.88%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.94%) DNS
2 19 (1.60%) HTTP
3 16 (1.35%) Firewall
4 13 (1.09%) SSH
5 11 (0.93%) Internet
5 11 (0.93%) VPN
6 7 (0.59%) AMQP
7 6 (0.51%) FTP
7 6 (0.51%) SMTP
8 4 (0.34%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.17%) CTI
9 2 (0.17%) DHCP
9 2 (0.17%) Softphone
9 2 (0.17%) SSL
9 2 (0.17%) VLAN
10 1 (0.084%) Anycast
10 1 (0.084%) Intranet
10 1 (0.084%) MQTT
10 1 (0.084%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.084%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (23.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 242 (20.37%) Amazon RDS
3 200 (16.84%) PostgreSQL
4 181 (15.24%) MySQL
5 129 (10.86%) SQL Server
6 111 (9.34%) MongoDB
7 95 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 91 (7.66%) Amazon Redshift
9 79 (6.65%) NoSQL
10 77 (6.48%) Amazon Aurora
11 62 (5.22%) Big Data
12 58 (4.88%) RDBMS
13 49 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
14 48 (4.04%) Redis
15 33 (2.78%) Apache Ignite
16 30 (2.53%) Data Lake
17 29 (2.44%) BigQuery
18 28 (2.36%) Cosmos DB
19 26 (2.19%) Hadoop
20 22 (1.85%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 178 (14.98%) Git (software)
2 174 (14.65%) Jenkins
3 84 (7.07%) GitLab
4 77 (6.48%) JIRA
5 40 (3.37%) Cypress.io
5 40 (3.37%) Selenium
6 32 (2.69%) Artifactory
6 32 (2.69%) Postman
7 31 (2.61%) Cucumber
7 31 (2.61%) TeamCity
8 25 (2.10%) Maven
9 24 (2.02%) JMeter
10 23 (1.94%) Bitbucket
11 19 (1.60%) CircleCI
12 17 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (1.26%) WebDriver
14 14 (1.18%) GoCD
15 12 (1.01%) JUnit
15 12 (1.01%) Mocha
15 12 (1.01%) webpack
General
1 242 (20.37%) Finance
2 117 (9.85%) Banking
3 96 (8.08%) Public Sector
4 67 (5.64%) Front Office
5 61 (5.13%) Marketing
6 44 (3.70%) Retail
7 34 (2.86%) Games
8 31 (2.61%) Automotive
9 30 (2.53%) Legal
10 25 (2.10%) Manufacturing
11 23 (1.94%) Advertising
12 11 (0.93%) Law
12 11 (0.93%) Local Government
13 10 (0.84%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.84%) Publishing
14 9 (0.76%) Telecoms
15 8 (0.67%) Billing
16 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.084%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 480 (40.40%) Developer
2 225 (18.94%) AWS Engineer
2 225 (18.94%) Software Engineer
3 194 (16.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 128 (10.77%) AWS Developer
5 125 (10.52%) Python Engineer
6 113 (9.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 105 (8.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 102 (8.59%) Python Developer
9 100 (8.42%) Senior Developer
10 95 (8.00%) AWS Software Engineer
11 81 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
12 79 (6.65%) AWS DevOps
13 77 (6.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 77 (6.48%) Java Developer
14 67 (5.64%) Senior DevOps
14 67 (5.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 65 (5.47%) Python Software Engineer
16 64 (5.39%) Cloud Engineer
17 60 (5.05%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (30.72%) Node.js
2 313 (26.35%) React
3 239 (20.12%) Web Services
4 175 (14.73%) REST
5 165 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 142 (11.95%) CSS
7 121 (10.19%) GraphQL
7 121 (10.19%) HTML
8 107 (9.01%) .NET
9 100 (8.42%) Flask
10 98 (8.25%) Django
11 92 (7.74%) gRPC
12 81 (6.82%) HTML5
13 76 (6.40%) Kafka
13 76 (6.40%) RESTful
14 74 (6.23%) Serverless Framework
15 61 (5.13%) CSS3
16 56 (4.71%) Vue.js
17 55 (4.63%) OAuth
18 51 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 114 (9.60%) Hedge funds
2 74 (6.23%) Cloud Native
3 71 (5.98%) User Experience
4 62 (5.22%) Mobile App
5 53 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
6 52 (4.38%) Pricing Data
7 41 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 40 (3.37%) NHS
9 36 (3.03%) Derivative
9 36 (3.03%) Equities
9 36 (3.03%) Fixed Income
10 32 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.35%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.26%) Public Cloud
14 13 (1.09%) Blog
15 12 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 176 (14.81%) Linux
2 42 (3.54%) Windows
3 37 (3.11%) Unix
4 28 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 26 (2.19%) Android
6 10 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.67%) CentOS
9 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.42%) Kali Linux
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.25%) Debian
12 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.084%) MVS
14 1 (0.084%) Solaris
14 1 (0.084%) VMS
14 1 (0.084%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (45.03%) DevOps
3 389 (32.74%) Microservices
4 386 (32.49%) Software Engineering
5 219 (18.43%) Infrastructure as Code
6 197 (16.58%) TDD
7 146 (12.29%) Asset Management
7 146 (12.29%) Mentoring
8 139 (11.70%) Test Automation
9 131 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
10 122 (10.27%) Fintech
11 115 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
12 108 (9.09%) Investment Management
13 102 (8.59%) BDD
14 96 (8.08%) Scrum
15 78 (6.57%) Coaching
15 78 (6.57%) OO
16 71 (5.98%) Kanban
17 67 (5.64%) ETL
18 61 (5.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 663 (55.81%) Python
2 460 (38.72%) JavaScript
3 320 (26.94%) Java
4 294 (24.75%) SQL
5 246 (20.71%) TypeScript
6 137 (11.53%) C#
7 62 (5.22%) Bash Shell
7 62 (5.22%) PHP
7 62 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 60 (5.05%) Scala
9 54 (4.55%) ES6
9 54 (4.55%) Ruby
10 42 (3.54%) Go
11 41 (3.45%) Kotlin
12 33 (2.78%) Clojure
13 19 (1.60%) Java 8
14 17 (1.43%) C
15 15 (1.26%) C++
15 15 (1.26%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (6.65%) Degree
2 33 (2.78%) AWS Certification
3 31 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.34%) PhD
6 4 (0.34%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.25%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.084%) CCNA
8 1 (0.084%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.084%) CISSP
8 1 (0.084%) FFIEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.13%) QA
2 11 (0.93%) HIPAA
3 10 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.76%) GDPR
5 8 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.25%) SLA
7 2 (0.17%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.17%) NIST
7 2 (0.17%) PMO
7 2 (0.17%) WCAG
8 1 (0.084%) GLBA
8 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.084%) NIST 800
System Software
1 396 (33.33%) Docker
2 17 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.084%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 324 (27.27%) Terraform
2 279 (23.48%) Kubernetes
3 109 (9.18%) Ansible
4 39 (3.28%) Puppet
5 32 (2.69%) Grafana
6 31 (2.61%) Prometheus
7 26 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (1.77%) Kibana
9 11 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (0.84%) Rancher
10 10 (0.84%) Rundeck
11 8 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (0.59%) Nagios
13 5 (0.42%) Nessus
13 5 (0.42%) Nmap
13 5 (0.42%) Packer
13 5 (0.42%) yum
14 3 (0.25%) Istio
14 3 (0.25%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 146 (12.29%) Google
2 101 (8.50%) Oracle
3 52 (4.38%) Sybase
4 43 (3.62%) Microsoft
5 31 (2.61%) Splunk
6 13 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 12 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.93%) FNZ
9 9 (0.76%) Databricks
9 9 (0.76%) Dynatrace
10 8 (0.67%) Adobe
11 7 (0.59%) Cognos
12 6 (0.51%) Cisco
12 6 (0.51%) Guidewire
13 5 (0.42%) Facebook
13 5 (0.42%) Qualys
13 5 (0.42%) Spotify
14 4 (0.34%) Birst
14 4 (0.34%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.34%) New Relic