Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 683 1059 1271
Rank change year-on-year +376 +212 -
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 547 159 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.086% 0.017%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.60% 0.65% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 471 144 22
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,150 £48,608
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £51,350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.27% -

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 34198 24376 20568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.16% 13.18% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28206 20479 17237
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Serverless.

Salary trend for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Serverless over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
Top 15 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 10 December 2017. 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 +358 519 £60,000 -4.00% 65
London +134 292 £62,750 -3.46% 40
UK excluding London +230 236 £50,000 -3.85% 26
North of England +78 73 £50,000 +8.70% 7
South West +66 57 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North West +47 57 £50,000 +8.70% 4
South East +62 34 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Midlands +61 31 £50,000 -2.91% 5
East of England +30 30 £60,000 +10.60% 4
East Midlands +53 18 £45,000 -12.62% 2
Yorkshire +29 14 £50,000 +42.86% 3
West Midlands - 13 £60,000 - 3
Wales - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland -24 5 £52,500 +61.54% 1
North East - 2 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT jobs citing Serverless also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Serverless.

1 448 (81.90%) Amazon AWS
2 331 (60.51%) AWS Lambda
3 244 (44.61%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (42.05%) Node.js
5 226 (41.32%) DevOps
6 180 (32.91%) JavaScript
7 173 (31.63%) Microservices
8 172 (31.44%) TDD
9 163 (29.80%) Java
10 162 (29.62%) Amazon S3
11 155 (28.34%) Linux
12 143 (26.14%) Python
13 140 (25.59%) Docker
14 137 (25.05%) Amazon EC2
15 135 (24.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 126 (23.03%) Git (software)
17 121 (22.12%) SQL
17 121 (22.12%) Ansible
18 117 (21.39%) AWS CloudFormation
19 116 (21.21%) Terraform
20 113 (20.66%) Software Engineering
21 112 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
22 110 (20.11%) HTML
22 110 (20.11%) Web Services
23 104 (19.01%) Puppet
24 103 (18.83%) CSS
25 100 (18.28%) .NET
25 100 (18.28%) Jenkins
26 99 (18.10%) Amazon RDS
27 97 (17.73%) Elasticsearch

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 97 (17.73%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (7.31%) Apache
3 29 (5.30%) Apache Spark
4 17 (3.11%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.93%) nginx
6 15 (2.74%) Drupal
7 10 (1.83%) CMS
8 9 (1.65%) Apache Airflow
8 9 (1.65%) IIS
8 9 (1.65%) WordPress
9 8 (1.46%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.46%) Confluence
10 7 (1.28%) Jetty
11 5 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.91%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.91%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.37%) JBoss
12 2 (0.37%) Moodle
12 2 (0.37%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.18%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) Magento
3 2 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 448 (81.90%) Amazon AWS
2 331 (60.51%) AWS Lambda
3 162 (29.62%) Amazon S3
4 137 (25.05%) Amazon EC2
5 117 (21.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 94 (17.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 55 (10.05%) Amazon Kinesis
7 55 (10.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 52 (9.51%) GitHub
9 51 (9.32%) Amazon SQS
9 51 (9.32%) IaaS
9 51 (9.32%) PaaS
10 48 (8.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 48 (8.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 45 (8.23%) Route 53
12 37 (6.76%) SaaS
13 36 (6.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 29 (5.30%) CloudFront
15 28 (5.12%) Google Cloud Platform
16 25 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.84%) HTTP
2 18 (3.29%) VPN
3 12 (2.19%) Internet
4 9 (1.65%) SAN
5 8 (1.46%) DNS
6 4 (0.73%) SSL
6 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.55%) ATM
7 3 (0.55%) Network Security
7 3 (0.55%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.37%) Firewall
8 2 (0.37%) IPsec
9 1 (0.18%) DAB
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.18%) LDAP
9 1 (0.18%) SMS
9 1 (0.18%) SMTP
9 1 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (24.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 99 (18.10%) Amazon RDS
3 89 (16.27%) NoSQL
4 62 (11.33%) Big Data
5 52 (9.51%) MongoDB
6 46 (8.41%) Amazon Redshift
7 39 (7.13%) Relational Database
8 33 (6.03%) MySQL
8 33 (6.03%) SQL Server
9 25 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (4.39%) Redis
11 18 (3.29%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.93%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (2.93%) Neo4j
13 13 (2.38%) Hadoop
14 12 (2.19%) Data Lake
15 11 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (1.83%) Apache Hive
17 9 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (1.65%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 126 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 100 (18.28%) Jenkins
3 40 (7.31%) TeamCity
4 28 (5.12%) Visual Studio
5 23 (4.20%) JIRA
5 23 (4.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 18 (3.29%) Maven
7 17 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (3.11%) Karma Test Runner
7 17 (3.11%) Mercurial
8 14 (2.56%) Travis CI
9 12 (2.19%) Bitbucket
9 12 (2.19%) GoCD
9 12 (2.19%) Selenium
10 11 (2.01%) Gradle
10 11 (2.01%) Vagrant
11 10 (1.83%) CircleCI
11 10 (1.83%) JUnit
11 10 (1.83%) PHPUnit
11 10 (1.83%) Protractor
General
1 46 (8.41%) Finance
2 22 (4.02%) Marketing
3 21 (3.84%) Retail
4 19 (3.47%) Games
5 15 (2.74%) Banking
6 12 (2.19%) Advertising
7 9 (1.65%) Legal
8 7 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.10%) Law
10 5 (0.91%) Electronics
10 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.91%) Swedish Language
11 3 (0.55%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.37%) Automotive
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (36.93%) Developer
2 107 (19.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 69 (12.61%) Senior Developer
4 66 (12.07%) Architect
5 60 (10.97%) AWS Engineer
6 55 (10.05%) Node.js Developer
7 52 (9.51%) Java Developer
8 48 (8.78%) AWS DevOps
9 44 (8.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 42 (7.68%) Software Engineer
11 41 (7.50%) Lead Developer
12 37 (6.76%) AWS Developer
13 31 (5.67%) Java Engineer
14 30 (5.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 30 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
15 28 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
16 27 (4.94%) Software Developer
17 22 (4.02%) Cloud Architect
17 22 (4.02%) Java Software Engineer
17 22 (4.02%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (42.05%) Node.js
2 110 (20.11%) HTML
2 110 (20.11%) Web Services
3 103 (18.83%) CSS
4 100 (18.28%) .NET
5 95 (17.37%) REST
6 76 (13.89%) AngularJS
7 69 (12.61%) HTML5
8 64 (11.70%) JSON
9 58 (10.60%) Spring
10 57 (10.42%) XML
11 53 (9.69%) React
12 46 (8.41%) RESTful
13 42 (7.68%) Elastic Stack
14 36 (6.58%) CSS3
15 35 (6.40%) Lambda Expressions
16 33 (6.03%) .NET Core
16 33 (6.03%) Aurelia
17 30 (5.48%) Kafka
18 28 (5.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.14%) User Experience
2 39 (7.13%) Computer Science
3 28 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.75%) Fintech
5 22 (4.02%) Mobile App
6 17 (3.11%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.93%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (2.56%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.19%) BBC
9 12 (2.19%) W3C
10 11 (2.01%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.01%) STB
11 8 (1.46%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.28%) Social Media
13 6 (1.10%) Data Centre
13 6 (1.10%) Digital TV
13 6 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 155 (28.34%) Linux
2 44 (8.04%) Windows
3 42 (7.68%) Unix
4 29 (5.30%) CentOS
5 17 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.01%) Android
8 8 (1.46%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
10 5 (0.91%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.37%) DC/OS
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (44.61%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (41.32%) DevOps
3 173 (31.63%) Microservices
4 172 (31.44%) TDD
5 113 (20.66%) Software Engineering
6 112 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (16.27%) Configuration Management
8 63 (11.52%) Analytics
8 63 (11.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 57 (10.42%) Test Automation
10 54 (9.87%) Mentoring
11 53 (9.69%) Unit Testing
12 51 (9.32%) Auto-Scaling
13 46 (8.41%) BDD
14 45 (8.23%) OO
15 42 (7.68%) Continuous Deployment
16 41 (7.50%) Presales
17 39 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
18 38 (6.95%) E-Commerce
18 38 (6.95%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 180 (32.91%) JavaScript
2 163 (29.80%) Java
3 143 (26.14%) Python
4 121 (22.12%) SQL
5 92 (16.82%) C#
6 54 (9.87%) ES6
6 54 (9.87%) PHP
7 51 (9.32%) Ruby
8 42 (7.68%) Scala
9 37 (6.76%) Bash Shell
10 32 (5.85%) Go
11 28 (5.12%) Perl
12 23 (4.20%) PowerShell
13 22 (4.02%) C++
14 17 (3.11%) Clojure
15 13 (2.38%) TypeScript
16 10 (1.83%) C
17 9 (1.65%) Apple Swift
18 8 (1.46%) Groovy
19 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (8.96%) Degree
2 20 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.74%) AWS Certification
3 15 (2.74%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.73%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.37%) AAT
6 2 (0.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.93%) QA
2 12 (2.19%) WAI
3 4 (0.73%) GDPR
4 3 (0.55%) GCP
4 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (25.59%) Docker
2 21 (3.84%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.91%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.73%) GlusterFS
5 4 (0.73%) Varnish
6 3 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.55%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) LXC
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 121 (22.12%) Ansible
2 116 (21.21%) Terraform
3 104 (19.01%) Puppet
4 83 (15.17%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (8.04%) Kubernetes
6 41 (7.50%) Packer
7 38 (6.95%) Kibana
7 38 (6.95%) logstash
8 16 (2.93%) Nagios
9 13 (2.38%) Consul
10 5 (0.91%) Mesos
11 4 (0.73%) Marathon
11 4 (0.73%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.55%) OSSEC
12 3 (0.55%) Salt
13 2 (0.37%) Check_MK
13 2 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.37%) SCCM
14 1 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
14 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.96%) Google
3 40 (7.31%) Red Hat
4 21 (3.84%) Oracle
4 21 (3.84%) VMware
5 12 (2.19%) NetApp
6 11 (2.01%) Arqiva
6 11 (2.01%) BT
7 10 (1.83%) New Relic
8 8 (1.46%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.46%) IBM
8 8 (1.46%) PagerDuty
8 8 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.46%) Splunk
9 7 (1.28%) Tableau
10 6 (1.10%) Databricks
11 5 (0.91%) Capita
11 5 (0.91%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.73%) Apigee
12 4 (0.73%) MuleSoft