Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 931 1136
Rank change year-on-year +333 +205 +190
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 670 258 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.71% 0.82% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 570 229 115
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,700 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,750 £94,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +12.36% -31.54%

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 39,115 31,551 24,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.36% 17.86% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31,609 25,955 20,595
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for AWS Lambda in the UK

AWS Lambda
Top 15 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 21 September 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 +315 634 £62,500 +4.17% 141
London +250 439 £65,000 +8.33% 88
UK excluding London +182 217 £52,500 +5.00% 61
South East +86 91 £45,500 +7.06% 14
North of England +37 49 £50,000 +14.29% 19
Midlands +53 31 £77,500 +19.23% 6
West Midlands +44 26 £75,000 +15.38% 1
North West +13 26 £45,000 +12.50% 13
South West -3 21 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Yorkshire +44 20 £50,000 -2.44% 5
Scotland - 19 £55,000 - 5
East of England +24 16 £62,500 +4.17% 3
Wales - 6 £31,100 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £80,000 - 5
North East -18 3 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 666 (99.40%) Serverless
2 665 (99.25%) Amazon AWS
3 331 (49.40%) Python
4 254 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
5 249 (37.16%) Amazon S3
6 241 (35.97%) DevOps
7 232 (34.63%) Amazon EC2
8 228 (34.03%) Docker
9 210 (31.34%) Linux
10 201 (30.00%) Java
11 198 (29.55%) Node.js
12 196 (29.25%) JavaScript
13 164 (24.48%) Amazon RDS
13 164 (24.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 164 (24.48%) Terraform
14 153 (22.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 144 (21.49%) Microservices
16 136 (20.30%) Git (software)
17 133 (19.85%) Jenkins
18 129 (19.25%) Ansible
18 129 (19.25%) TDD
19 125 (18.66%) Web Services
20 121 (18.06%) SQL
21 119 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
22 117 (17.46%) CSS
23 116 (17.31%) Software Engineering
24 111 (16.57%) HTML
25 108 (16.12%) Kubernetes
26 98 (14.63%) MySQL
26 98 (14.63%) 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 77 (11.49%) Apache Spark
2 46 (6.87%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (4.03%) Apache
4 20 (2.99%) Apache Pig
5 19 (2.84%) CMS
5 19 (2.84%) Drupal
6 17 (2.54%) nginx
6 17 (2.54%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.94%) WordPress
8 10 (1.49%) Confluence
9 9 (1.34%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.34%) NServiceBus
10 8 (1.19%) IIS
11 7 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 7 (1.04%) WildFly
12 6 (0.90%) SAS
13 5 (0.75%) Moodle
14 4 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) HipChat
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 666 (99.40%) Serverless
2 665 (99.25%) Amazon AWS
3 249 (37.16%) Amazon S3
4 232 (34.63%) Amazon EC2
5 164 (24.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 95 (14.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 86 (12.84%) Amazon Kinesis
7 86 (12.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 75 (11.19%) Amazon SQS
9 67 (10.00%) SaaS
10 65 (9.70%) Amazon EMR
11 62 (9.25%) CloudFront
12 48 (7.16%) Route 53
13 46 (6.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 45 (6.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 41 (6.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 41 (6.12%) Amazon ELB
16 32 (4.78%) Google Cloud Platform
17 27 (4.03%) GitHub
18 26 (3.88%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.03%) HTTP
2 25 (3.73%) DNS
3 20 (2.99%) Firewall
4 19 (2.84%) Network Security
5 14 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.79%) Internet
7 6 (0.90%) BGP
7 6 (0.90%) DHCP
7 6 (0.90%) EIGRP
7 6 (0.90%) LAN
7 6 (0.90%) OSPF
8 5 (0.75%) SSL
8 5 (0.75%) WAN
9 4 (0.60%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.60%) MQTT
9 4 (0.60%) VPN
9 4 (0.60%) Wireless
10 3 (0.45%) IPsec
10 3 (0.45%) IPv4
10 3 (0.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (24.48%) Amazon RDS
2 153 (22.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 98 (14.63%) MySQL
4 91 (13.58%) Big Data
5 89 (13.28%) NoSQL
6 83 (12.39%) Amazon Redshift
7 69 (10.30%) Redis
8 57 (8.51%) Relational Database
9 48 (7.16%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (6.27%) Hadoop
11 41 (6.12%) RDBMS
12 40 (5.97%) Apache Hive
13 39 (5.82%) SQL Server
14 35 (5.22%) MongoDB
15 26 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (2.69%) Cosmos DB
17 18 (2.69%) Impala
18 13 (1.94%) Data Lake
19 12 (1.79%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 136 (20.30%) Git (software)
2 133 (19.85%) Jenkins
3 42 (6.27%) GitLab
4 34 (5.07%) Maven
5 27 (4.03%) Selenium
6 23 (3.43%) JIRA
7 19 (2.84%) Jasmine
7 19 (2.84%) Subversion
8 17 (2.54%) Bitbucket
9 16 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (2.39%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
11 10 (1.49%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.34%) ERwin
12 9 (1.34%) PHPUnit
13 8 (1.19%) CircleCI
13 8 (1.19%) JUnit
13 8 (1.19%) Mocha
13 8 (1.19%) Protractor
14 6 (0.90%) GoCD
General
1 82 (12.24%) Finance
2 45 (6.72%) Retail
3 26 (3.88%) Advertising
4 19 (2.84%) Hindi Language
4 19 (2.84%) Punjabi Language
4 19 (2.84%) Urdu Language
5 17 (2.54%) Games
6 16 (2.39%) Banking
6 16 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.94%) Marketing
8 9 (1.34%) Automotive
9 7 (1.04%) Music Industry
10 6 (0.90%) Legal
11 3 (0.45%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 268 (40.00%) Developer
2 115 (17.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 93 (13.88%) AWS Engineer
4 75 (11.19%) Architect
5 65 (9.70%) Senior Developer
6 57 (8.51%) AWS Developer
7 51 (7.61%) AWS DevOps
7 51 (7.61%) Cloud Architect
8 46 (6.87%) Data Engineer
9 45 (6.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 42 (6.27%) Cloud Engineer
10 42 (6.27%) Software Engineer
11 39 (5.82%) Java Developer
12 34 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
12 34 (5.07%) Web Developer
13 33 (4.93%) AWS Architect
14 32 (4.78%) .NET Developer
15 31 (4.63%) Full Stack Developer
16 30 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
16 30 (4.48%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (29.55%) Node.js
2 125 (18.66%) Web Services
3 117 (17.46%) CSS
4 111 (16.57%) HTML
5 96 (14.33%) AngularJS
6 77 (11.49%) REST
7 74 (11.04%) React
8 63 (9.40%) .NET
9 53 (7.91%) RESTful
10 52 (7.76%) Kafka
11 41 (6.12%) JSON
12 38 (5.67%) Express
13 35 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 35 (5.22%) Sass
13 35 (5.22%) Spring
14 29 (4.33%) ASP.NET
14 29 (4.33%) HTML5
14 29 (4.33%) Spring Boot
15 25 (3.73%) Pandas
16 24 (3.58%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 39 (5.82%) Fintech
2 39 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (5.52%) User Experience
4 34 (5.07%) Algorithms
5 27 (4.03%) Public Cloud
6 24 (3.58%) Cloud Native
7 20 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.54%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.24%) Data Centre
9 15 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.34%) Enterprise Cloud
12 8 (1.19%) Blog
12 8 (1.19%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.04%) Derivative
13 7 (1.04%) Market Risk
13 7 (1.04%) Smart Meter
14 6 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 210 (31.34%) Linux
2 63 (9.40%) Windows
3 15 (2.24%) CentOS
4 11 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 10 (1.49%) Unix
6 9 (1.34%) Android
6 9 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.34%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.90%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (0.60%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.45%) Solaris
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.15%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.15%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (35.97%) DevOps
3 144 (21.49%) Microservices
4 129 (19.25%) TDD
5 119 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
6 116 (17.31%) Software Engineering
7 98 (14.63%) Test Automation
8 97 (14.48%) Configuration Management
9 80 (11.94%) Scrum
10 66 (9.85%) Web Development
11 60 (8.96%) Analytics
12 57 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
13 53 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (7.46%) Machine Learning
14 50 (7.46%) Open Source
15 47 (7.01%) Continuous Deployment
15 47 (7.01%) Unit Testing
16 44 (6.57%) Front End Development
17 43 (6.42%) ETL
18 38 (5.67%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 331 (49.40%) Python
2 201 (30.00%) Java
3 196 (29.25%) JavaScript
4 121 (18.06%) SQL
5 77 (11.49%) Scala
6 76 (11.34%) PHP
7 70 (10.45%) Ruby
8 68 (10.15%) Bash Shell
9 64 (9.55%) Go
10 62 (9.25%) C#
11 48 (7.16%) PowerShell
12 42 (6.27%) TypeScript
13 37 (5.52%) ES6
14 33 (4.93%) Java 8
15 28 (4.18%) Shell Script
16 25 (3.73%) Kotlin
17 18 (2.69%) R
18 15 (2.24%) ES8
19 13 (1.94%) Clojure
19 13 (1.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (7.16%) AWS Certification
2 40 (5.97%) Degree
3 22 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.69%) MCSA
4 18 (2.69%) MCSE
4 18 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.60%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.60%) ISEB
8 4 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.45%) MBA
10 2 (0.30%) CCNP
10 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.30%) PhD
11 1 (0.15%) CISSP
11 1 (0.15%) GCIA
11 1 (0.15%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.22%) QA
2 21 (3.13%) GCP
3 20 (2.99%) GDPR
4 19 (2.84%) SLA
5 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 228 (34.03%) Docker
2 27 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.88%) HDFS
4 8 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.30%) iptables
5 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.15%) LXC
6 1 (0.15%) Varnish
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 164 (24.48%) Terraform
2 129 (19.25%) Ansible
3 108 (16.12%) Kubernetes
4 86 (12.84%) Puppet
5 61 (9.10%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (4.18%) Oozie
7 14 (2.09%) Grafana
7 14 (2.09%) Prometheus
8 12 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (1.64%) Packer
10 10 (1.49%) Mesos
11 8 (1.19%) Consul
11 8 (1.19%) Nagios
12 6 (0.90%) Graphite
12 6 (0.90%) rkt
13 5 (0.75%) Check_MK
13 5 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.75%) Icinga
13 5 (0.75%) Kibana
13 5 (0.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 38 (5.67%) Google
1 38 (5.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.63%) Splunk
3 27 (4.03%) Oracle
4 22 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (2.54%) Red Hat
5 17 (2.54%) Tableau
6 16 (2.39%) Cloudera
7 15 (2.24%) Talend
8 12 (1.79%) Cognizant
9 11 (1.64%) New Relic
10 10 (1.49%) Cisco
11 9 (1.34%) Xamarin
12 8 (1.19%) VMware
13 7 (1.04%) IBM
14 6 (0.90%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.90%) Sun
14 6 (0.90%) Zend
15 5 (0.75%) SAP
16 4 (0.60%) Informatica