Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 206 381
Rank change year-on-year +86 +175 +356
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,584 2,229 1,354
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.79% 1.64% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.76% 5.01% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,734 1,968 1,199
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 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £104,125 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.60% +0.91% +10.00%

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 23,439 44,521 41,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.33% 32.81% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19,909 36,340 33,205
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.84%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 +98 1,499 £70,000 +3.70% 383
London +89 916 £75,000 -3.23% 208
UK excluding London +75 603 £57,500 +3.60% 194
Work from Home +32 334 £70,000 +7.69% 74
South East +113 181 £65,000 +4.00% 31
North of England +31 181 £55,000 -0.90% 71
North West +13 115 £57,500 +3.60% 55
Midlands +73 87 £55,000 - 28
South West +52 70 £55,000 +15.79% 24
Yorkshire +119 64 £45,000 -21.74% 12
West Midlands +68 64 £57,500 +9.52% 17
Scotland +79 42 £65,000 - 15
East of England +114 40 £60,000 +8.60% 17
East Midlands +57 23 £50,000 -16.67% 11
Wales +44 6 £47,500 +18.75% 7
North East -4 2 £57,500 +5.53% 4
Northern Ireland +18 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 1,263 (79.73%) AWS
2 950 (59.97%) AWS Lambda
3 802 (50.63%) Python
4 797 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
5 766 (48.36%) DevOps
6 678 (42.80%) JavaScript
7 577 (36.43%) Azure
8 503 (31.76%) Microservices
9 478 (30.18%) SQL
10 424 (26.77%) React
11 423 (26.70%) Software Engineering
12 409 (25.82%) Docker
13 395 (24.94%) Finance
14 389 (24.56%) Java
15 358 (22.60%) Node.js
16 353 (22.29%) Web Services
17 352 (22.22%) Kubernetes
18 332 (20.96%) GCP
19 320 (20.20%) Terraform
20 318 (20.08%) AngularJS
21 306 (19.32%) Amazon S3
22 285 (17.99%) Amazon EC2
23 280 (17.68%) .NET
24 255 (16.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
25 253 (15.97%) TDD
26 247 (15.59%) SaaS
27 242 (15.28%) Azure Functions
28 233 (14.71%) Asset Management
29 228 (14.39%) Jenkins
30 222 (14.02%) Git (software)

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
1 123 (7.77%) Apache
2 56 (3.54%) Apache Spark
3 51 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 34 (2.15%) Confluence
6 26 (1.64%) CMS
7 21 (1.33%) Headless CMS
8 20 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.82%) Umbraco
10 10 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (0.63%) nginx
11 8 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.51%) IIS
11 8 (0.51%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.44%) Luigi
13 5 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.25%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.25%) InVision
3 4 (0.25%) Sketch
4 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.13%) Eikon
4 1 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.063%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,263 (79.73%) AWS
2 950 (59.97%) AWS Lambda
3 577 (36.43%) Azure
4 332 (20.96%) GCP
5 306 (19.32%) Amazon S3
6 285 (17.99%) Amazon EC2
7 247 (15.59%) SaaS
8 242 (15.28%) Azure Functions
9 171 (10.80%) Amazon ECS
10 148 (9.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 148 (9.34%) PaaS
11 106 (6.69%) IaaS
12 93 (5.87%) Amazon Kinesis
13 92 (5.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 76 (4.80%) Amazon EKS
15 73 (4.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 72 (4.55%) Power Platform
17 69 (4.36%) Amazon SQS
18 66 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
19 63 (3.98%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.42%) DNS
2 35 (2.21%) Firewall
2 35 (2.21%) Internet
3 31 (1.96%) HTTP
4 23 (1.45%) VPN
5 15 (0.95%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.88%) Network Security
7 8 (0.51%) FTP
7 8 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.51%) SMTP
7 8 (0.51%) SSH
8 5 (0.32%) VLAN
9 4 (0.25%) AMQP
9 4 (0.25%) IPv4
9 4 (0.25%) VoIP
10 3 (0.19%) SSL
10 3 (0.19%) WAN
11 2 (0.13%) MQTT
12 1 (0.063%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.063%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (16.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 188 (11.87%) SQL Server
3 162 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
4 157 (9.91%) MongoDB
5 151 (9.53%) NoSQL
6 145 (9.15%) MySQL
7 133 (8.40%) Amazon Redshift
8 111 (7.01%) Amazon RDS
9 97 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
10 79 (4.99%) Azure SQL Database
11 77 (4.86%) Relational Database
12 65 (4.10%) Big Data
12 65 (4.10%) Cosmos DB
13 57 (3.60%) Redis
14 54 (3.41%) Data Lake
15 39 (2.46%) Amazon Athena
16 33 (2.08%) Apache Ignite
17 27 (1.70%) BigQuery
18 26 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
19 21 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 228 (14.39%) Jenkins
2 222 (14.02%) Git (software)
3 106 (6.69%) GitLab
4 84 (5.30%) TeamCity
5 77 (4.86%) JIRA
6 64 (4.04%) Artifactory
7 43 (2.71%) webpack
8 32 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 30 (1.89%) Selenium
10 29 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 26 (1.64%) CircleCI
12 24 (1.52%) Subversion
12 24 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (1.39%) Visual Studio
14 20 (1.26%) Bitbucket
15 19 (1.20%) Maven
16 17 (1.07%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.95%) Babel
17 15 (0.95%) WebDriver
18 13 (0.82%) Appium
General
1 395 (24.94%) Finance
2 137 (8.65%) Banking
3 123 (7.77%) Front Office
4 65 (4.10%) Public Sector
5 60 (3.79%) Games
6 51 (3.22%) Back Office
7 47 (2.97%) Retail
8 45 (2.84%) Law
9 36 (2.27%) Marketing
10 34 (2.15%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.39%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.26%) Automotive
13 18 (1.14%) Publishing
14 14 (0.88%) Telecoms
15 13 (0.82%) Advertising
16 9 (0.57%) Local Government
17 7 (0.44%) Housing Association
18 6 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.38%) Legal
19 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 701 (44.26%) Developer
2 263 (16.60%) Software Engineer
3 213 (13.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 186 (11.74%) AWS Engineer
5 183 (11.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 174 (10.98%) Python Engineer
7 171 (10.80%) Python Developer
8 146 (9.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 130 (8.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 129 (8.14%) React Developer
11 126 (7.95%) Senior Developer
12 119 (7.51%) Cloud Engineer
13 109 (6.88%) AWS DevOps
14 108 (6.82%) Architect
15 103 (6.50%) Python Software Engineer
16 101 (6.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 94 (5.93%) AWS Developer
18 80 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
19 75 (4.73%) Java Developer
19 75 (4.73%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (26.77%) React
2 358 (22.60%) Node.js
3 353 (22.29%) Web Services
4 318 (20.08%) AngularJS
5 280 (17.68%) .NET
6 189 (11.93%) HTML
7 178 (11.24%) REST
8 174 (10.98%) CSS
9 173 (10.92%) Vue.js
10 105 (6.63%) .NET Core
11 97 (6.12%) RESTful
12 95 (6.00%) Kafka
13 93 (5.87%) Flask
14 92 (5.81%) GraphQL
15 91 (5.74%) HTML5
16 90 (5.68%) React Native
17 88 (5.56%) Django
18 74 (4.67%) gRPC
19 73 (4.61%) OAuth
20 69 (4.36%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 174 (10.98%) Hedge funds
2 159 (10.04%) Cloud Native
3 123 (7.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 122 (7.70%) Derivative
4 122 (7.70%) Fixed Income
5 118 (7.45%) Equities
6 104 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
7 81 (5.11%) User Experience
8 70 (4.42%) Mobile App
9 63 (3.98%) Blog
10 50 (3.16%) Public Cloud
11 38 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
12 33 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (1.64%) Algorithms
14 22 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
15 20 (1.26%) Virtual Team
16 16 (1.01%) Data Centre
17 15 (0.95%) Data Structures
18 14 (0.88%) Social Media
19 12 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 192 (12.12%) Linux
2 73 (4.61%) Windows
3 40 (2.53%) Android
4 37 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 28 (1.77%) Unix
7 22 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.07%) CentOS
10 7 (0.44%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.25%) Mesosphere
12 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.13%) Debian
14 1 (0.063%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.063%) MVS
14 1 (0.063%) Solaris
14 1 (0.063%) VMS
14 1 (0.063%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.063%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 797 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
2 766 (48.36%) DevOps
3 503 (31.76%) Microservices
4 423 (26.70%) Software Engineering
5 253 (15.97%) TDD
6 233 (14.71%) Asset Management
7 196 (12.37%) Fintech
8 186 (11.74%) Mentoring
9 184 (11.62%) Infrastructure as Code
10 171 (10.80%) Test Automation
11 163 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
12 151 (9.53%) BDD
13 144 (9.09%) Scrum
14 128 (8.08%) Open Source
15 100 (6.31%) Configuration Management
15 100 (6.31%) Investment Management
16 90 (5.68%) Artificial Intelligence
17 89 (5.62%) Analytics
17 89 (5.62%) Progressive Web App
18 80 (5.05%) OO
Programming Languages
1 802 (50.63%) Python
2 678 (42.80%) JavaScript
3 478 (30.18%) SQL
4 389 (24.56%) Java
5 213 (13.45%) C#
6 209 (13.19%) TypeScript
7 118 (7.45%) Kotlin
8 117 (7.39%) PowerShell
9 75 (4.73%) PHP
10 65 (4.10%) Scala
11 61 (3.85%) Bash Shell
12 50 (3.16%) Ruby
13 46 (2.90%) Go
14 43 (2.71%) ES6
15 37 (2.34%) C++
16 34 (2.15%) Clojure
17 31 (1.96%) Java 8
18 28 (1.77%) T-SQL
19 21 (1.33%) C
20 18 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (4.99%) Degree
2 50 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.09%) SC Cleared
4 46 (2.90%) Sun Certification
5 27 (1.70%) AWS Certification
6 21 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.57%) CISSP
8 7 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.38%) ISEB
10 5 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.25%) PhD
12 3 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.19%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.13%) CCNA
13 2 (0.13%) CISA
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.13%) MCP
13 2 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.29%) QA
2 18 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.76%) GDPR
5 8 (0.51%) SLA
6 5 (0.32%) NIST
6 5 (0.32%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 409 (25.82%) Docker
2 81 (5.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.44%) GlusterFS
3 7 (0.44%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.32%) Varnish
6 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.25%) vSphere
7 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.063%) HDFS
8 1 (0.063%) KVM
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.063%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.063%) zsh
Systems Management
1 352 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 320 (20.20%) Terraform
3 158 (9.97%) Ansible
4 73 (4.61%) Puppet
5 49 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (1.26%) Kibana
7 18 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (0.76%) Prometheus
9 11 (0.69%) Grafana
9 11 (0.69%) Nagios
10 9 (0.57%) Packer
10 9 (0.57%) Rancher
11 8 (0.51%) logstash
12 6 (0.38%) Oozie
13 5 (0.32%) Cobbler
13 5 (0.32%) Consul
14 4 (0.25%) Automic
14 4 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.25%) Istio
14 4 (0.25%) Mesos
Vendors
1 173 (10.92%) Google
2 166 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 75 (4.73%) Oracle
4 41 (2.59%) Splunk
5 26 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 21 (1.33%) Databricks
7 17 (1.07%) Dynatrace
8 13 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 12 (0.76%) New Relic
10 11 (0.69%) AppDynamics
10 11 (0.69%) Talend
10 11 (0.69%) VMware
11 10 (0.63%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.57%) WSO2
13 8 (0.51%) IBM
14 7 (0.44%) Cognos
14 7 (0.44%) Facebook
14 7 (0.44%) Pega
14 7 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.38%) Instagram