Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Amazon AWS Lambda
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 612 953
Rank change year-on-year +246 +341 +174
Permanent jobs citing AWS Lambda 1,194 668 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.75% 1.64% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 891 567 228
UK median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £38,550 £37,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £87,500 £82,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +12.36%

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 43,382 40,798 32,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.18% 24.50% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,281 33,036 27,054
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,163
90th Percentile £88,750 £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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 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 +256 1,164 £72,500 +16.00% 226
London +195 749 £82,500 +26.92% 144
UK excluding London +225 416 £60,000 +14.29% 94
North of England +125 170 £62,500 +25.00% 31
North West +137 150 £62,500 +38.89% 28
South East +34 102 £65,000 +42.86% 19
Midlands +61 69 £55,000 -29.03% 13
South West +34 51 £65,000 +18.18% 9
West Midlands +50 46 £55,000 -26.67% 2
East Midlands +41 23 £56,250 -29.69% 11
East of England +68 12 £55,000 -12.00% 10
North East +29 11 £54,000 -16.92%
Scotland +5 10 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Yorkshire -10 9 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Wales +4 2 £50,000 +60.77% 3

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,190 (99.66%) AWS
2 1,179 (98.74%) Serverless
3 681 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
4 600 (50.25%) Python
5 584 (48.91%) Amazon S3
6 538 (45.06%) DevOps
7 491 (41.12%) Amazon EC2
8 436 (36.52%) Docker
9 425 (35.59%) Software Engineering
10 406 (34.00%) Java
11 403 (33.75%) JavaScript
12 354 (29.65%) Amazon SQS
13 343 (28.73%) Microservices
14 339 (28.39%) Terraform
15 329 (27.55%) Node.js
16 328 (27.47%) Amazon RDS
17 305 (25.54%) Finance
18 297 (24.87%) Web Services
19 285 (23.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 285 (23.87%) Kubernetes
20 269 (22.53%) AWS CloudFormation
20 269 (22.53%) Amazon ECS
21 257 (21.52%) Linux
22 240 (20.10%) Jenkins
23 215 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
24 210 (17.59%) HTML
25 201 (16.83%) Ansible
26 196 (16.42%) Mentoring
27 195 (16.33%) Asset Management
28 189 (15.83%) 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
1 154 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (4.61%) Apache
3 48 (4.02%) Apache Spark
4 31 (2.60%) Confluence
5 27 (2.26%) IIS
6 24 (2.01%) nginx
7 10 (0.84%) Headless CMS
8 6 (0.50%) CMS
9 5 (0.42%) Anypoint
9 5 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.42%) SAS
9 5 (0.42%) Tornado
10 4 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.25%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.17%) Luigi
12 2 (0.17%) Smallworld
Applications
1 6 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.084%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.17%) Shopify
3 1 (0.084%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,190 (99.66%) AWS
2 1,179 (98.74%) Serverless
3 584 (48.91%) Amazon S3
4 491 (41.12%) Amazon EC2
5 354 (29.65%) Amazon SQS
6 269 (22.53%) Amazon ECS
6 269 (22.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 169 (14.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 140 (11.73%) Azure
9 133 (11.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 111 (9.30%) Amazon Kinesis
11 101 (8.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 101 (8.46%) CloudFront
12 82 (6.87%) GitHub
13 79 (6.62%) GCP
14 73 (6.11%) Route 53
15 67 (5.61%) OpenShift
16 62 (5.19%) AWS Fargate
17 51 (4.27%) PaaS
18 50 (4.19%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.02%) HTTP
2 31 (2.60%) DNS
3 29 (2.43%) Internet
4 20 (1.68%) Firewall
5 18 (1.51%) FTP
5 18 (1.51%) SMTP
6 15 (1.26%) DHCP
7 14 (1.17%) MQTT
7 14 (1.17%) SSH
7 14 (1.17%) SSL
8 10 (0.84%) VPN
9 9 (0.75%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.50%) Network Security
11 4 (0.34%) CTI
12 3 (0.25%) BitTorrent
12 3 (0.25%) Broadband
12 3 (0.25%) MPLS
12 3 (0.25%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.17%) AMQP
13 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (27.47%) Amazon RDS
2 285 (23.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 139 (11.64%) MongoDB
4 122 (10.22%) MySQL
5 110 (9.21%) Amazon Athena
6 108 (9.05%) Amazon Redshift
7 98 (8.21%) NoSQL
8 94 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
9 72 (6.03%) Big Data
10 58 (4.86%) Amazon Aurora
10 58 (4.86%) SQL Server
11 57 (4.77%) Redis
12 38 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (2.26%) Relational Database
14 23 (1.93%) Hadoop
15 18 (1.51%) Presto
16 16 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.26%) Apache Hive
18 13 (1.09%) Amazon QuickSight
19 11 (0.92%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 240 (20.10%) Jenkins
2 175 (14.66%) Git (software)
3 104 (8.71%) Artifactory
3 104 (8.71%) GitLab
4 67 (5.61%) Maven
5 60 (5.03%) JIRA
6 49 (4.10%) TeamCity
7 47 (3.94%) Gradle
8 46 (3.85%) Bitbucket
9 39 (3.27%) Selenium
10 29 (2.43%) RStudio
11 28 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
12 25 (2.09%) CircleCI
13 24 (2.01%) Travis CI
13 24 (2.01%) webpack
14 23 (1.93%) RSpec
15 22 (1.84%) JUnit
15 22 (1.84%) Vagrant
16 15 (1.26%) Cucumber
16 15 (1.26%) RuboCop
General
1 305 (25.54%) Finance
2 106 (8.88%) Front Office
3 54 (4.52%) Marketing
4 53 (4.44%) Law
5 44 (3.69%) Retail
6 34 (2.85%) Public Sector
6 34 (2.85%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.09%) Electronics
7 25 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.51%) Banking
9 13 (1.09%) Advertising
10 12 (1.01%) Games
11 11 (0.92%) Publishing
12 8 (0.67%) Legal
13 6 (0.50%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.084%) Back Office
15 1 (0.084%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 530 (44.39%) Developer
2 179 (14.99%) DevOps Engineer
3 171 (14.32%) AWS Engineer
4 135 (11.31%) Software Engineer
5 130 (10.89%) Senior Developer
6 119 (9.97%) AWS Developer
7 105 (8.79%) Java Developer
8 100 (8.38%) Python Developer
9 96 (8.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 88 (7.37%) Senior Software Engineer
11 85 (7.12%) Cloud Engineer
12 82 (6.87%) AWS DevOps
13 73 (6.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 64 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
15 62 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
16 61 (5.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 60 (5.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 57 (4.77%) Architect
19 51 (4.27%) UI Developer
20 50 (4.19%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (27.55%) Node.js
2 297 (24.87%) Web Services
3 210 (17.59%) HTML
4 189 (15.83%) CSS
5 185 (15.49%) React
6 173 (14.49%) AngularJS
7 156 (13.07%) .NET
8 117 (9.80%) REST
9 110 (9.21%) Spring
10 96 (8.04%) JSON
11 83 (6.95%) Vue.js
12 80 (6.70%) Elastic Stack
12 80 (6.70%) RESTful
13 76 (6.37%) HTML5
14 75 (6.28%) J2EE
15 71 (5.95%) Pandas
16 69 (5.78%) GraphQL
17 63 (5.28%) CSS3
18 62 (5.19%) XML
19 54 (4.52%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 109 (9.13%) Fixed Income
2 78 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
3 73 (6.11%) Derivative
4 69 (5.78%) Hedge funds
5 57 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (4.10%) Cloud Native
7 44 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 43 (3.60%) Algorithms
9 42 (3.52%) Equities
10 40 (3.35%) Mobile App
11 31 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
12 29 (2.43%) Public Cloud
13 25 (2.09%) User Experience
14 24 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
15 20 (1.68%) Internet of Things
16 15 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (1.26%) BBC
16 15 (1.26%) Smart Home
17 13 (1.09%) Social Media
18 12 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 257 (21.52%) Linux
2 94 (7.87%) Windows
3 48 (4.02%) Unix
4 35 (2.93%) Android
5 33 (2.76%) Ubuntu
6 32 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.84%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.76%) CentOS
9 11 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.75%) Debian
11 8 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.42%) Fedora
12 5 (0.42%) FreeBSD
13 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.084%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.084%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (45.06%) DevOps
3 425 (35.59%) Software Engineering
4 343 (28.73%) Microservices
5 215 (18.01%) Continuous Integration
6 196 (16.42%) Mentoring
7 195 (16.33%) Asset Management
8 155 (12.98%) TDD
9 146 (12.23%) Infrastructure as Code
10 129 (10.80%) Continuous Delivery
11 124 (10.39%) Test Automation
12 120 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
13 115 (9.63%) Deployment Automation
14 111 (9.30%) Analytics
15 110 (9.21%) Data Science
15 110 (9.21%) Scrum
16 108 (9.05%) E-Commerce
17 99 (8.29%) Continuous Deployment
18 94 (7.87%) Computer Science
19 90 (7.54%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 600 (50.25%) Python
2 406 (34.00%) Java
3 403 (33.75%) JavaScript
4 151 (12.65%) C#
5 138 (11.56%) SQL
6 105 (8.79%) PHP
7 100 (8.38%) R
8 91 (7.62%) TypeScript
9 89 (7.45%) Bash Shell
10 85 (7.12%) Ruby
11 73 (6.11%) Java 8
12 62 (5.19%) Go
13 57 (4.77%) Scala
14 52 (4.36%) PowerShell
15 40 (3.35%) C++
16 39 (3.27%) ES6
17 28 (2.35%) Shell Script
18 22 (1.84%) C
19 10 (0.84%) Kotlin
20 9 (0.75%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 69 (5.78%) Degree
2 37 (3.10%) AWS Certification
3 19 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
5 13 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.34%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.25%) ISEB
10 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.17%) PhD
11 1 (0.084%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.084%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.69%) QA
2 4 (0.34%) WCAG
3 3 (0.25%) EMIR
3 3 (0.25%) GDPR
3 3 (0.25%) MiFID
3 3 (0.25%) SLA
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) NCSC
5 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
System Software
1 436 (36.52%) Docker
2 46 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.93%) Varnish
4 12 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.50%) XenApp
6 5 (0.42%) Squid
7 4 (0.34%) OpenSSH
8 3 (0.25%) KVM
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.084%) HDFS
9 1 (0.084%) zsh
Systems Management
1 339 (28.39%) Terraform
2 285 (23.87%) Kubernetes
3 201 (16.83%) Ansible
4 78 (6.53%) Puppet
5 67 (5.61%) Kibana
6 64 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
7 53 (4.44%) Packer
8 46 (3.85%) Grafana
9 43 (3.60%) logstash
10 33 (2.76%) Prometheus
11 32 (2.68%) Nagios
12 12 (1.01%) Graphite
13 10 (0.84%) Mesos
14 6 (0.50%) Marathon
14 6 (0.50%) SCCM
14 6 (0.50%) SCOM
14 6 (0.50%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.50%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (6.87%) Microsoft
2 66 (5.53%) Splunk
3 54 (4.52%) Google
4 40 (3.35%) Sage
5 34 (2.85%) SAP
6 23 (1.93%) New Relic
7 22 (1.84%) Oracle
8 20 (1.68%) AppDynamics
9 16 (1.34%) Tableau
10 15 (1.26%) Dynatrace
11 13 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.84%) VMware
13 9 (0.75%) Informatica
14 8 (0.67%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.67%) Talend
15 6 (0.50%) Instagram
15 6 (0.50%) MuleSoft
15 6 (0.50%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.50%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.50%) WSO2