Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 209 343
Rank change year-on-year +93 +134 +237
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 2,056 1,991 1,409
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.79% 1.62% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.86% 4.76% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,124 1,757 1,217
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +9.52%

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 29,965 41,855 39,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.59% 34.11% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 25,096 34,521 32,324
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 +97 1,909 £70,000 +3.70% 560
London +101 1,172 £75,000 -3.23% 294
UK excluding London +74 746 £60,000 +4.35% 292
Work from Home +42 480 £75,000 +25.00% 130
North of England +22 219 £60,000 +9.09% 115
South East +107 212 £65,000 - 63
North West +29 143 £60,000 +9.09% 79
Midlands +69 101 £60,000 +14.29% 32
South West +38 99 £56,250 +18.42% 33
West Midlands +64 76 £62,500 +14.68% 20
Yorkshire +32 68 £56,250 -6.25% 27
East of England +72 58 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Scotland +40 51 £63,750 +6.25% 21
East Midlands +38 25 £53,750 +7.50% 12
Wales +28 9 £50,000 +36.99% 5
North East +12 8 £48,750 -10.95% 9
Northern Ireland +14 3 £30,500 -28.24% 7

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 1,591 (77.38%) AWS
2 1,113 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1,070 (52.04%) AWS Lambda
4 989 (48.10%) DevOps
5 969 (47.13%) Python
6 817 (39.74%) JavaScript
7 807 (39.25%) Azure
8 695 (33.80%) Microservices
9 609 (29.62%) SQL
10 605 (29.43%) Software Engineering
11 571 (27.77%) Docker
12 564 (27.43%) React
13 506 (24.61%) Terraform
14 496 (24.12%) GCP
15 492 (23.93%) Finance
16 485 (23.59%) Web Services
17 474 (23.05%) .NET
18 467 (22.71%) Kubernetes
19 450 (21.89%) Java
20 442 (21.50%) Node.js
21 399 (19.41%) AngularJS
22 386 (18.77%) C#
23 360 (17.51%) TDD
24 348 (16.93%) Azure Functions
25 338 (16.44%) Amazon EC2
26 325 (15.81%) Amazon S3
27 320 (15.56%) Jenkins
28 313 (15.22%) SaaS
29 307 (14.93%) Git (software)
30 296 (14.40%) Asset Management

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
1 126 (6.13%) Apache
2 71 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (3.36%) Apache Spark
4 57 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 41 (1.99%) Confluence
6 27 (1.31%) CMS
7 23 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.02%) Apache Airflow
9 18 (0.88%) Headless CMS
10 14 (0.68%) IIS
10 14 (0.68%) nginx
10 14 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 11 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (0.54%) Drupal
11 11 (0.54%) WordPress
12 10 (0.49%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.34%) Luigi
14 5 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 18 (0.88%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.19%) InVision
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.19%) Sketch
5 2 (0.097%) Figma
6 1 (0.049%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.049%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.049%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,591 (77.38%) AWS
2 1,070 (52.04%) AWS Lambda
3 807 (39.25%) Azure
4 496 (24.12%) GCP
5 348 (16.93%) Azure Functions
6 338 (16.44%) Amazon EC2
7 325 (15.81%) Amazon S3
8 313 (15.22%) SaaS
9 238 (11.58%) Amazon ECS
10 214 (10.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 211 (10.26%) PaaS
12 127 (6.18%) Amazon EKS
13 122 (5.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 120 (5.84%) IaaS
15 114 (5.54%) Amazon SQS
15 114 (5.54%) Azure Active Directory
16 105 (5.11%) Logic Apps
17 92 (4.47%) Amazon Kinesis
18 77 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 74 (3.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.43%) DNS
2 46 (2.24%) Firewall
3 39 (1.90%) HTTP
4 22 (1.07%) Internet
5 19 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.73%) VPN
7 12 (0.58%) VLAN
8 10 (0.49%) SSH
9 9 (0.44%) FTP
10 8 (0.39%) AMQP
10 8 (0.39%) Network Security
10 8 (0.39%) SMTP
11 6 (0.29%) IPv4
12 5 (0.24%) MQTT
13 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.15%) DHCP
14 3 (0.15%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.097%) Ethernet
15 2 (0.097%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (13.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 211 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 210 (10.21%) SQL Server
4 186 (9.05%) Amazon RDS
5 184 (8.95%) MySQL
6 181 (8.80%) NoSQL
7 173 (8.41%) MongoDB
8 139 (6.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 133 (6.47%) Relational Database
10 118 (5.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 109 (5.30%) Cosmos DB
12 86 (4.18%) Big Data
13 80 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
14 64 (3.11%) Redis
15 49 (2.38%) Data Lake
16 44 (2.14%) BigQuery
17 43 (2.09%) Amazon Aurora
18 38 (1.85%) RDBMS
19 33 (1.61%) Hadoop
19 33 (1.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 320 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 307 (14.93%) Git (software)
3 134 (6.52%) GitLab
4 82 (3.99%) JIRA
5 77 (3.75%) TeamCity
6 70 (3.40%) Artifactory
7 49 (2.38%) Selenium
8 47 (2.29%) Maven
9 37 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 32 (1.56%) webpack
11 29 (1.41%) CircleCI
11 29 (1.41%) Cucumber
12 28 (1.36%) Postman
13 25 (1.22%) Gradle
13 25 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (1.22%) Visual Studio
14 20 (0.97%) Cypress.io
14 20 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
15 19 (0.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 492 (23.93%) Finance
2 125 (6.08%) Banking
3 98 (4.77%) Front Office
4 96 (4.67%) Public Sector
5 85 (4.13%) Marketing
6 64 (3.11%) Games
7 59 (2.87%) Retail
8 42 (2.04%) Automotive
9 40 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.36%) Legal
11 26 (1.26%) Law
12 22 (1.07%) Publishing
13 21 (1.02%) Telecoms
14 14 (0.68%) Advertising
14 14 (0.68%) Back Office
15 13 (0.63%) Electronics
16 12 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.58%) Housing Association
17 11 (0.54%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 900 (43.77%) Developer
2 407 (19.80%) Software Engineer
3 296 (14.40%) DevOps Engineer
4 269 (13.08%) AWS Engineer
5 257 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 199 (9.68%) React Developer
7 186 (9.05%) Python Engineer
8 184 (8.95%) Senior Developer
9 183 (8.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 172 (8.37%) Cloud Engineer
11 157 (7.64%) Python Developer
12 141 (6.86%) JavaScript Developer
13 122 (5.93%) Senior DevOps
14 121 (5.89%) .NET Developer
14 121 (5.89%) Architect
15 119 (5.79%) Azure Engineer
16 115 (5.59%) AWS DevOps
17 111 (5.40%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 110 (5.35%) AWS Developer
18 110 (5.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 564 (27.43%) React
2 485 (23.59%) Web Services
3 474 (23.05%) .NET
4 442 (21.50%) Node.js
5 399 (19.41%) AngularJS
6 264 (12.84%) REST
7 220 (10.70%) HTML
8 218 (10.60%) CSS
9 205 (9.97%) .NET Core
10 170 (8.27%) Vue.js
11 159 (7.73%) React Native
12 125 (6.08%) RESTful
13 122 (5.93%) Django
13 122 (5.93%) GraphQL
13 122 (5.93%) HTML5
14 117 (5.69%) Flask
15 110 (5.35%) Kafka
16 87 (4.23%) Serverless Framework
17 86 (4.18%) Elastic Stack
18 83 (4.04%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 156 (7.59%) Hedge funds
2 146 (7.10%) Cloud Native
3 141 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
4 97 (4.72%) Fixed Income
4 97 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 96 (4.67%) Derivative
5 96 (4.67%) User Experience
6 93 (4.52%) Blog
7 92 (4.47%) Equities
8 75 (3.65%) Public Cloud
9 68 (3.31%) Mobile App
10 46 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
11 28 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
11 28 (1.36%) Virtual Team
12 24 (1.17%) Pricing Data
13 23 (1.12%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.02%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.88%) Data Centre
16 15 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 237 (11.53%) Linux
2 90 (4.38%) Windows
3 41 (1.99%) Android
4 40 (1.95%) Apple iOS
4 40 (1.95%) Ubuntu
5 35 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (1.65%) Unix
7 23 (1.12%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.39%) CentOS
9 5 (0.24%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.19%) Debian
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.15%) VMS
12 2 (0.097%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.097%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.049%) MVS
13 1 (0.049%) Solaris
13 1 (0.049%) SUSE
13 1 (0.049%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,113 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
2 989 (48.10%) DevOps
3 695 (33.80%) Microservices
4 605 (29.43%) Software Engineering
5 360 (17.51%) TDD
6 296 (14.40%) Asset Management
7 288 (14.01%) Infrastructure as Code
8 264 (12.84%) Test Automation
9 243 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
10 227 (11.04%) Mentoring
11 200 (9.73%) Scrum
12 194 (9.44%) Fintech
13 192 (9.34%) BDD
14 164 (7.98%) Open Source
15 157 (7.64%) Progressive Web App
16 142 (6.91%) Deployment Automation
17 139 (6.76%) Analytics
18 134 (6.52%) Kanban
19 125 (6.08%) Configuration Management
20 119 (5.79%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 969 (47.13%) Python
2 817 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 609 (29.62%) SQL
4 450 (21.89%) Java
5 386 (18.77%) C#
6 270 (13.13%) TypeScript
7 183 (8.90%) PowerShell
8 93 (4.52%) Kotlin
9 84 (4.09%) Bash Shell
10 81 (3.94%) PHP
11 73 (3.55%) Go
12 70 (3.40%) Scala
13 66 (3.21%) Ruby
14 59 (2.87%) ES6
15 51 (2.48%) T-SQL
16 35 (1.70%) Java 8
17 33 (1.61%) C++
18 32 (1.56%) Clojure
19 21 (1.02%) C
20 17 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (5.54%) Degree
2 72 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 65 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 43 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (1.46%) AWS Certification
6 21 (1.02%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.39%) CISSP
8 6 (0.29%) OCP
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.24%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.097%) CISA
11 2 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.097%) PhD
12 1 (0.049%) CEH
12 1 (0.049%) CISM
12 1 (0.049%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.38%) QA
2 16 (0.78%) GDPR
2 16 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.58%) SLA
5 11 (0.54%) HIPAA
6 10 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.15%) NIST
7 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.049%) COBIT
9 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.049%) GLBA
9 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.049%) NIST 800
System Software
1 571 (27.77%) Docker
2 125 (6.08%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.54%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.29%) KVM
7 5 (0.24%) vSphere
8 4 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.15%) Varnish
10 2 (0.097%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.049%) Xen
Systems Management
1 506 (24.61%) Terraform
2 467 (22.71%) Kubernetes
3 219 (10.65%) Ansible
4 85 (4.13%) Puppet
5 74 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
6 60 (2.92%) Prometheus
7 56 (2.72%) Grafana
8 22 (1.07%) Rancher
9 21 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
10 20 (0.97%) Kibana
11 14 (0.68%) Packer
12 12 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (0.49%) Istio
13 10 (0.49%) Rundeck
14 8 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
15 6 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.29%) Nagios
15 6 (0.29%) Oozie
16 5 (0.24%) Nessus
16 5 (0.24%) Nmap
Vendors
1 270 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 244 (11.87%) Google
3 130 (6.32%) Oracle
4 39 (1.90%) Splunk
5 27 (1.31%) Atlassian
6 24 (1.17%) Databricks
6 24 (1.17%) Sybase
7 23 (1.12%) Dynatrace
7 23 (1.12%) Talend
8 20 (0.97%) VMware
9 16 (0.78%) SAP
10 12 (0.58%) SaltStack
11 11 (0.54%) Cisco
11 11 (0.54%) Informatica
11 11 (0.54%) WSO2
11 11 (0.54%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.49%) Adobe
12 10 (0.49%) FNZ
12 10 (0.49%) IBM
13 9 (0.44%) New Relic