Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 944 1165
Rank change year-on-year +325 +221 +157
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 688 248 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.14% 0.056%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.72% 0.83% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 563 219 84
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -34.62%

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 39,920 29,842 24,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.93% 16.80% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32,373 24,629 20,469
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 14 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 19 July 2018. 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 +310 642 £60,650 +1.08% 122
London +230 452 £65,000 - 64
UK excluding London +184 221 £50,000 - 65
South East +71 76 £45,000 -5.26% 14
North of England +27 61 £45,000 +2.86% 18
North West +32 38 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Scotland - 35 £58,500 - 3
Midlands - 24 £60,000 - 8
Yorkshire +37 20 £45,000 -25.00% 10
South West +18 18 £55,000 - 11
West Midlands - 18 £60,650 - 4
East of England +5 13 £61,250 +16.67% 7
East Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 4
North East -14 3 £65,000 +71.05% 3

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 683 (99.27%) Serverless
2 679 (98.69%) Amazon AWS
3 352 (51.16%) Python
4 289 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
5 259 (37.65%) DevOps
6 229 (33.28%) Linux
7 212 (30.81%) Amazon EC2
7 212 (30.81%) Amazon S3
8 207 (30.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 202 (29.36%) JavaScript
10 200 (29.07%) Docker
11 191 (27.76%) Node.js
12 165 (23.98%) Git (software)
13 163 (23.69%) Java
14 154 (22.38%) Microservices
15 146 (21.22%) Ansible
16 144 (20.93%) Jenkins
17 142 (20.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 142 (20.64%) Amazon RDS
18 138 (20.06%) Software Engineering
19 135 (19.62%) Terraform
20 130 (18.90%) SQL
20 130 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
21 129 (18.75%) Configuration Management
22 128 (18.60%) TDD
23 115 (16.72%) NoSQL
24 112 (16.28%) CSS
24 112 (16.28%) Web Services
25 105 (15.26%) HTML
26 99 (14.39%) 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 80 (11.63%) Apache Spark
2 58 (8.43%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (6.25%) Drupal
4 38 (5.52%) Apache
5 22 (3.20%) WordPress
6 21 (3.05%) CMS
7 18 (2.62%) Apache Pig
7 18 (2.62%) nginx
8 14 (2.03%) Moodle
8 14 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 12 (1.74%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.31%) NServiceBus
11 7 (1.02%) IIS
11 7 (1.02%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.87%) WildFly
13 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.58%) Smallworld
14 3 (0.44%) Confluence
14 3 (0.44%) Mattermost
14 3 (0.44%) XWiki
Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) HipChat
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 683 (99.27%) Serverless
2 679 (98.69%) Amazon AWS
3 212 (30.81%) Amazon EC2
3 212 (30.81%) Amazon S3
4 207 (30.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 96 (13.95%) Amazon Kinesis
6 92 (13.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 83 (12.06%) SaaS
8 71 (10.32%) CloudFront
9 68 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 64 (9.30%) Amazon EMR
11 56 (8.14%) Amazon ELB
11 56 (8.14%) IaaS
12 54 (7.85%) Amazon SQS
13 51 (7.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 51 (7.41%) Route 53
14 50 (7.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 41 (5.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 32 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
17 28 (4.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.38%) DNS
2 31 (4.51%) HTTP
3 20 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 19 (2.76%) Wireless
5 15 (2.18%) BGP
5 15 (2.18%) EIGRP
5 15 (2.18%) LAN
5 15 (2.18%) OSPF
6 14 (2.03%) SSL
6 14 (2.03%) WAN
7 13 (1.89%) DHCP
7 13 (1.89%) Internet
8 12 (1.74%) Firewall
9 10 (1.45%) VPN
10 8 (1.16%) Network Security
11 6 (0.87%) MQTT
12 4 (0.58%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
12 4 (0.58%) VoIP
13 3 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (20.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 142 (20.64%) Amazon RDS
2 115 (16.72%) NoSQL
3 98 (14.24%) MySQL
4 95 (13.81%) Big Data
5 66 (9.59%) Redis
6 64 (9.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 58 (8.43%) Hadoop
8 56 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
9 44 (6.40%) Apache Hive
10 43 (6.25%) Relational Database
11 34 (4.94%) SQL Server
12 28 (4.07%) RDBMS
13 26 (3.78%) MongoDB
14 24 (3.49%) Data Lake
15 22 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (2.91%) Impala
18 18 (2.62%) Amazon Aurora
19 15 (2.18%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 165 (23.98%) Git (software)
2 144 (20.93%) Jenkins
3 47 (6.83%) GitLab
4 27 (3.92%) Selenium
5 24 (3.49%) Maven
6 23 (3.34%) JIRA
7 21 (3.05%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.62%) Subversion
9 14 (2.03%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (1.74%) Jasmine
11 12 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (1.60%) Visual Studio
13 10 (1.45%) CircleCI
13 10 (1.45%) PHPUnit
13 10 (1.45%) Protractor
14 8 (1.16%) GoCD
15 6 (0.87%) ERwin
15 6 (0.87%) Mocha
15 6 (0.87%) webpack
General
1 86 (12.50%) Finance
2 38 (5.52%) Retail
3 26 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.63%) Banking
5 24 (3.49%) Advertising
6 19 (2.76%) Hindi Language
6 19 (2.76%) Punjabi Language
6 19 (2.76%) Urdu Language
7 13 (1.89%) Games
7 13 (1.89%) Marketing
8 10 (1.45%) Legal
9 6 (0.87%) Music Industry
10 4 (0.58%) Automotive
11 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 242 (35.17%) Developer
2 130 (18.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 121 (17.59%) AWS Engineer
4 62 (9.01%) AWS DevOps
4 62 (9.01%) Cloud Engineer
5 55 (7.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 54 (7.85%) AWS Developer
6 54 (7.85%) Data Engineer
7 50 (7.27%) Senior Developer
8 49 (7.12%) Software Engineer
9 45 (6.54%) Senior DevOps
10 42 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
11 40 (5.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 39 (5.67%) Architect
13 37 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
13 37 (5.38%) Java Developer
14 33 (4.80%) Platform Engineer
15 32 (4.65%) Python Engineer
16 29 (4.22%) Web Developer
17 28 (4.07%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (27.76%) Node.js
2 112 (16.28%) CSS
2 112 (16.28%) Web Services
3 105 (15.26%) HTML
4 92 (13.37%) AngularJS
5 88 (12.79%) REST
6 63 (9.16%) React
7 62 (9.01%) .NET
8 54 (7.85%) Kafka
9 46 (6.69%) RESTful
10 44 (6.40%) HTML5
11 42 (6.10%) JSON
11 42 (6.10%) NumPy
11 42 (6.10%) Pandas
12 35 (5.09%) LAMP
12 35 (5.09%) Sass
13 31 (4.51%) scikit-learn
14 29 (4.22%) Express
15 27 (3.92%) SciPy
16 25 (3.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.58%) Computer Science
2 47 (6.83%) Fintech
3 44 (6.40%) User Experience
4 38 (5.52%) Algorithms
5 32 (4.65%) Public Cloud
6 24 (3.49%) Cloud Native
7 23 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (2.62%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.89%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.45%) W3C
13 8 (1.16%) Clustering
13 8 (1.16%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.02%) Derivative
14 7 (1.02%) Market Risk
14 7 (1.02%) Smart Meter
15 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
15 6 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 229 (33.28%) Linux
2 65 (9.45%) Windows
3 41 (5.96%) CentOS
4 26 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 12 (1.74%) Unix
7 11 (1.60%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.60%) CoreOS
8 10 (1.45%) Android
9 9 (1.31%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.02%) Amazon Linux
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.29%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.15%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (37.65%) DevOps
3 154 (22.38%) Microservices
4 138 (20.06%) Software Engineering
5 130 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
6 129 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 128 (18.60%) TDD
8 99 (14.39%) Test Automation
9 72 (10.47%) Continuous Delivery
10 71 (10.32%) Scrum
11 70 (10.17%) Machine Learning
12 69 (10.03%) Web Development
13 67 (9.74%) Continuous Deployment
14 64 (9.30%) Analytics
15 59 (8.58%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (7.27%) Unit Testing
17 48 (6.98%) ETL
17 48 (6.98%) Open Source
18 42 (6.10%) Mentoring
19 39 (5.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 352 (51.16%) Python
2 202 (29.36%) JavaScript
3 163 (23.69%) Java
4 130 (18.90%) SQL
5 89 (12.94%) PHP
6 77 (11.19%) Ruby
7 75 (10.90%) Bash Shell
8 68 (9.88%) C#
8 68 (9.88%) Scala
9 59 (8.58%) Go
10 52 (7.56%) PowerShell
11 41 (5.96%) ES6
12 37 (5.38%) TypeScript
13 25 (3.63%) Shell Script
14 22 (3.20%) Java 8
15 20 (2.91%) Clojure
15 20 (2.91%) Kotlin
16 18 (2.62%) Lisp
17 16 (2.33%) R
18 15 (2.18%) ES8
Qualifications
1 60 (8.72%) AWS Certification
2 48 (6.98%) Degree
3 20 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.16%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.02%) MCSA
6 7 (1.02%) MCSE
7 5 (0.73%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.44%) PhD
9 2 (0.29%) MCSD
10 1 (0.15%) CCNP
10 1 (0.15%) CEH
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) GCIA
10 1 (0.15%) GCIH
10 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.54%) QA
2 20 (2.91%) GDPR
3 19 (2.76%) SLA
4 15 (2.18%) GCP
5 10 (1.45%) WAI
6 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 200 (29.07%) Docker
2 38 (5.52%) HDFS
3 13 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (1.74%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.16%) XenServer
6 7 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.29%) iptables
7 2 (0.29%) vCloud
7 2 (0.29%) vSphere
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.15%) LXC
Systems Management
1 146 (21.22%) Ansible
2 135 (19.62%) Terraform
3 93 (13.52%) Puppet
4 88 (12.79%) Kubernetes
5 68 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (4.07%) Oozie
7 20 (2.91%) Capistrano
8 19 (2.76%) Nagios
9 18 (2.62%) Packer
10 16 (2.33%) Mesos
11 14 (2.03%) Check_MK
11 14 (2.03%) Grafana
11 14 (2.03%) Graphite
12 13 (1.89%) Prometheus
12 13 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (1.45%) ZABBIX
14 9 (1.31%) Kibana
15 8 (1.16%) Consul
15 8 (1.16%) logstash
15 8 (1.16%) SELinux
Vendors
1 46 (6.69%) Splunk
2 39 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.52%) Google
4 25 (3.63%) Red Hat
4 25 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (3.05%) Tableau
6 20 (2.91%) Cisco
7 19 (2.76%) Cloudera
7 19 (2.76%) Oracle
8 18 (2.62%) CheckPoint
8 18 (2.62%) Talend
9 15 (2.18%) New Relic
10 12 (1.74%) Cognizant
11 10 (1.45%) SaltStack
12 9 (1.31%) IBM
12 9 (1.31%) VMware
12 9 (1.31%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.87%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.87%) Sun
14 5 (0.73%) Percona