Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Serverless skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Serverless over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 76 121 214
Rank change year-on-year +45 +93 +157
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 5,003 1,732 2,053
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.91% 2.74% 1.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.97% 6.63% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,271 1,499 1,631
10th Percentile £47,000 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £108,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,250
% change year-on-year +4.17% +8.60% +0.45%

Serverless 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 55,792 26,104 42,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.57% 41.25% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 38,000 22,254 35,059
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Serverless.

Salary trend for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Serverless over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England +37 4,354 £75,000 +7.14% 580
London +13 2,657 £85,000 +13.33% 332
UK excluding London +48 1,696 £62,500 +4.17% 290
Work from Home +10 1,114 £75,000 - 133
South East +59 605 £62,500 -3.85% 56
North of England -16 352 £60,000 +4.35% 82
North West -10 227 £60,000 +4.35% 58
East of England +18 199 £70,000 +16.67% 21
South West +36 198 £60,050 +9.18% 23
Midlands -14 182 £60,000 - 59
Scotland +18 137 £70,000 +7.69% 28
West Midlands -21 128 £60,000 -7.69% 40
Yorkshire -23 115 £65,000 +18.18% 18
East Midlands -32 54 £50,000 +17.65% 19
Wales -25 31 £55,000 +4.76% 14
North East -27 9 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Northern Ireland -24 8 £77,500 - 7

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, IT jobs citing Serverless 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 Serverless.

1 3,748 (74.92%) AWS
2 2,767 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
3 2,401 (47.99%) DevOps
4 2,233 (44.63%) AWS Lambda
5 2,106 (42.09%) Azure
6 1,982 (39.62%) CI/CD
7 1,939 (38.76%) Python
8 1,938 (38.74%) Software Engineering
9 1,858 (37.14%) JavaScript
10 1,717 (34.32%) Microservices
11 1,661 (33.20%) Java
12 1,657 (33.12%) Docker
13 1,571 (31.40%) React
14 1,508 (30.14%) Node.js
15 1,382 (27.62%) Kubernetes
16 1,289 (25.76%) Terraform
17 1,169 (23.37%) C#
18 1,135 (22.69%) Full Stack Development
19 1,132 (22.63%) TypeScript
20 1,074 (21.47%) SQL
21 1,024 (20.47%) Finance
22 991 (19.81%) GCP
23 927 (18.53%) .NET
24 914 (18.27%) TDD
25 896 (17.91%) Amazon S3
26 866 (17.31%) Social Skills
27 850 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
28 847 (16.93%) Test Automation
29 843 (16.85%) Analytics
30 829 (16.57%) Amazon DynamoDB

Serverless
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
1 298 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
2 212 (4.24%) Apache
3 199 (3.98%) Apache Spark
4 168 (3.36%) Confluence
5 99 (1.98%) Apache Airflow
6 78 (1.56%) CMS
7 52 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 37 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 34 (0.68%) SharePoint
10 23 (0.46%) Headless CMS
10 23 (0.46%) IIS
10 23 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 21 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 21 (0.42%) nginx
12 20 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 20 (0.40%) Drupal
12 20 (0.40%) Luigi
13 19 (0.38%) Camunda
13 19 (0.38%) JBoss
14 15 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (0.62%) Chatbot
2 13 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.20%) Sketch
4 8 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.100%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.040%) FileZilla
8 2 (0.040%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.020%) Revit
Business Applications
1 54 (1.08%) Sentinel
2 42 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.48%) Shopify
4 12 (0.24%) Magento
5 6 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.100%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.100%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.020%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.020%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.020%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.020%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3,748 (74.92%) AWS
2 2,233 (44.63%) AWS Lambda
3 2,106 (42.09%) Azure
4 991 (19.81%) GCP
5 896 (17.91%) Amazon S3
6 692 (13.83%) Amazon EC2
7 647 (12.93%) GitHub
8 570 (11.39%) Azure Functions
9 516 (10.31%) Amazon SQS
10 509 (10.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 483 (9.65%) SaaS
12 406 (8.12%) Amazon ECS
13 386 (7.72%) Amazon EKS
14 331 (6.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 307 (6.14%) Cloud Computing
15 307 (6.14%) PaaS
16 292 (5.84%) OpenShift
17 283 (5.66%) AWS Step Functions
18 251 (5.02%) Azure Service Bus
19 226 (4.52%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.28%) Cisco IPT
2 112 (2.24%) HTTP
3 96 (1.92%) Firewall
4 73 (1.46%) DNS
5 56 (1.12%) Internet
6 47 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 43 (0.86%) Broadband
8 33 (0.66%) VPN
9 20 (0.40%) RTSP
10 19 (0.38%) HTTPS
10 19 (0.38%) MQTT
10 19 (0.38%) SSL
11 16 (0.32%) Bluetooth
11 16 (0.32%) Network Security
12 14 (0.28%) IPv6
12 14 (0.28%) UPnP
13 11 (0.22%) 5G
13 11 (0.22%) Intranet
14 10 (0.20%) SSH
15 7 (0.14%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (16.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 609 (12.17%) NoSQL
3 596 (11.91%) PostgreSQL
4 560 (11.19%) Amazon RDS
5 465 (9.29%) SQL Server
6 455 (9.09%) MySQL
7 419 (8.37%) Big Data
8 337 (6.74%) MongoDB
9 291 (5.82%) Amazon Aurora
10 257 (5.14%) Redis
11 245 (4.90%) Data Lake
12 221 (4.42%) Amazon Redshift
12 221 (4.42%) Relational Database
13 213 (4.26%) Amazon Athena
14 131 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
15 107 (2.14%) Hadoop
16 89 (1.78%) Electronic Patient Records
17 83 (1.66%) Power BI
18 82 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
19 68 (1.36%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 755 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 717 (14.33%) Jenkins
3 375 (7.50%) JIRA
4 274 (5.48%) GitLab
5 158 (3.16%) Bitbucket
6 129 (2.58%) Maven
7 109 (2.18%) webpack
8 98 (1.96%) Cypress.io
9 87 (1.74%) TeamCity
10 83 (1.66%) Artifactory
10 83 (1.66%) Gradle
11 82 (1.64%) CircleCI
12 81 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
13 76 (1.52%) Selenium
14 74 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 70 (1.40%) SonarQube
16 69 (1.38%) Cucumber
17 66 (1.32%) Storybook
18 51 (1.02%) Mockito
19 49 (0.98%) Postman
General
1 1,024 (20.47%) Finance
2 866 (17.31%) Social Skills
3 310 (6.20%) Retail
4 271 (5.42%) Banking
5 241 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
6 193 (3.86%) Front Office
7 164 (3.28%) Marketing
8 151 (3.02%) Games
9 137 (2.74%) Public Sector
10 126 (2.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 110 (2.20%) Legal
12 78 (1.56%) Law
13 67 (1.34%) Presentation Skills
14 63 (1.26%) Manufacturing
15 56 (1.12%) Automotive
15 56 (1.12%) Publishing
16 51 (1.02%) Advertising
17 46 (0.92%) Influencing Skills
17 46 (0.92%) Spanish Language
18 40 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,568 (31.34%) Developer
2 1,249 (24.97%) Software Engineer
3 610 (12.19%) Architect
4 435 (8.69%) Senior Developer
5 424 (8.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 397 (7.94%) AWS Engineer
7 338 (6.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 319 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 313 (6.26%) Full Stack Developer
10 268 (5.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 262 (5.24%) Data Engineer
12 228 (4.56%) Principal Engineer
13 224 (4.48%) Java Developer
14 214 (4.28%) Security Engineer
15 212 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
16 209 (4.18%) React Developer
17 181 (3.62%) AWS Developer
18 179 (3.58%) Azure Architect
19 173 (3.46%) Principal Software Engineer
20 160 (3.20%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,571 (31.40%) React
2 1,508 (30.14%) Node.js
3 927 (18.53%) .NET
4 641 (12.81%) REST
5 565 (11.29%) AngularJS
6 556 (11.11%) HTML
7 531 (10.61%) CSS
8 492 (9.83%) GraphQL
9 448 (8.95%) RESTful
10 416 (8.32%) Spring
11 408 (8.16%) Kafka
12 356 (7.12%) .NET Core
13 339 (6.78%) Vue.js
14 327 (6.54%) Spring Boot
15 293 (5.86%) React Native
16 242 (4.84%) HTML5
17 211 (4.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 196 (3.92%) ASP.NET
19 195 (3.90%) JSON
20 190 (3.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 583 (11.65%) Cloud Native
2 507 (10.13%) User Experience
3 309 (6.18%) Mobile App
4 303 (6.06%) Public Cloud
5 248 (4.96%) Algorithms
6 203 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
7 185 (3.70%) Data Structures
8 175 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
9 169 (3.38%) Hedge funds
10 152 (3.04%) Virtual Team
11 128 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
12 127 (2.54%) Management Information System
13 113 (2.26%) Renewable Energy
14 97 (1.94%) Derivative
15 83 (1.66%) Social Media
16 77 (1.54%) Pricing Data
17 75 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 68 (1.36%) Equities
18 68 (1.36%) Fixed Income
19 60 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 597 (11.93%) Linux
2 386 (7.72%) Windows
3 176 (3.52%) Unix
4 175 (3.50%) Android
5 163 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 57 (1.14%) Mac OS
7 45 (0.90%) Windows Server
8 24 (0.48%) VMS
9 23 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 22 (0.44%) CentOS
10 22 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
12 17 (0.34%) Kali Linux
13 15 (0.30%) Mesosphere
14 8 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.14%) Alpine Linux
15 7 (0.14%) Debian
16 5 (0.100%) OpenWrt
17 3 (0.060%) Windows Server 2012
18 2 (0.040%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,767 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
2 2,401 (47.99%) DevOps
3 1,982 (39.62%) CI/CD
4 1,938 (38.74%) Software Engineering
5 1,717 (34.32%) Microservices
6 1,135 (22.69%) Full Stack Development
7 914 (18.27%) TDD
8 850 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
9 847 (16.93%) Test Automation
10 843 (16.85%) Analytics
11 689 (13.77%) Mentoring
12 682 (13.63%) Risk Management
13 677 (13.53%) Infrastructure as Code
14 659 (13.17%) Scrum
15 557 (11.13%) SDLC
16 548 (10.95%) Data Science
17 530 (10.59%) Computer Science
18 490 (9.79%) Artificial Intelligence
19 469 (9.37%) Continuous Improvement
20 464 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,939 (38.76%) Python
2 1,858 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 1,661 (33.20%) Java
4 1,169 (23.37%) C#
5 1,132 (22.63%) TypeScript
6 1,074 (21.47%) SQL
7 443 (8.85%) Go
8 383 (7.66%) PowerShell
9 340 (6.80%) Scala
10 326 (6.52%) Bash
11 248 (4.96%) C++
12 244 (4.88%) PHP
13 235 (4.70%) C
14 218 (4.36%) Ruby
15 182 (3.64%) Kotlin
16 153 (3.06%) Perl
17 128 (2.56%) Java 8
18 117 (2.34%) Shell Script
19 112 (2.24%) ES6
20 99 (1.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 689 (13.77%) Degree
2 307 (6.14%) AWS Certification
3 259 (5.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 155 (3.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 155 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 126 (2.52%) CISSP
6 125 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 115 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 100 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 65 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
10 56 (1.12%) SANS
11 55 (1.10%) GCIA
12 53 (1.06%) GCFA
12 53 (1.06%) GCFE
12 53 (1.06%) GCIH
13 43 (0.86%) Master's Degree
14 41 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
15 29 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
16 25 (0.50%) OCP
17 19 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 407 (8.14%) QA
2 118 (2.36%) Accessibility
3 75 (1.50%) GDPR
4 47 (0.94%) NIST
5 42 (0.84%) IASME
5 42 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 40 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 34 (0.68%) Data Quality
8 31 (0.62%) GxP
9 30 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 20 (0.40%) SLA
11 12 (0.24%) SOC 2
12 8 (0.16%) EMIR
12 8 (0.16%) MiFID
13 5 (0.100%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.080%) PMO
14 4 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.080%) WCAG
15 3 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.060%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1,657 (33.12%) Docker
2 181 (3.62%) Active Directory
3 103 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.30%) ISA Server
7 11 (0.22%) KVM
7 11 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.22%) XenApp
8 10 (0.20%) Firmware
9 8 (0.16%) HDFS
10 7 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.100%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.080%) Ceph
13 4 (0.080%) NFS
14 2 (0.040%) Varnish
14 2 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.040%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1,382 (27.62%) Kubernetes
2 1,289 (25.76%) Terraform
3 435 (8.69%) Ansible
4 221 (4.42%) Puppet
5 194 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
6 161 (3.22%) Grafana
7 160 (3.20%) Prometheus
8 81 (1.62%) Kibana
9 47 (0.94%) Istio
10 42 (0.84%) CASB
11 41 (0.82%) logstash
12 29 (0.58%) ZABBIX
13 28 (0.56%) Opsgenie
14 25 (0.50%) Nagios
15 24 (0.48%) HAProxy
16 23 (0.46%) Rancher
17 21 (0.42%) Packer
17 21 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
18 19 (0.38%) Pingdom
19 18 (0.36%) Graphite
Vendors
1 668 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 521 (10.41%) Google
3 213 (4.26%) Databricks
4 195 (3.90%) Oracle
5 135 (2.70%) VMware
6 131 (2.62%) Red Hat
7 95 (1.90%) Citrix
8 76 (1.52%) New Relic
9 61 (1.22%) Splunk
10 58 (1.16%) Apple
11 57 (1.14%) MuleSoft
11 57 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 38 (0.76%) Facebook
13 32 (0.64%) Atlassian
14 30 (0.60%) Adobe
15 26 (0.52%) SAP
16 25 (0.50%) Cognizant
16 25 (0.50%) SaltStack
17 21 (0.42%) Confluent
17 21 (0.42%) Informatica