Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 205 395 781
Rank change year-on-year +190 +386 +289
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 2,181 1,301 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 0.80% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.06% 3.21% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,682 1,034 392
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £40,125
90th Percentile £102,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +8.70%

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 43,130 40,467 33,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.70% 24.75% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 35,132 32,689 27,347
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Serverless in the UK

Serverless
Top 16 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 20 October 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 +184 2,087 £67,500 +6.30% 419
London +119 1,142 £77,500 +14.81% 224
UK excluding London +231 984 £55,000 - 217
North of England +207 314 £57,500 +9.52% 72
South East +118 306 £62,500 +4.17% 39
North West +208 257 £57,500 +21.05% 48
Midlands +80 145 £55,000 +3.48% 32
South West +69 120 £45,000 -18.18% 30
West Midlands +32 87 £55,000 +3.77% 19
East Midlands +74 57 £55,000 -26.67% 11
East of England +77 47 £55,500 +0.91% 22
Scotland +21 38 £55,000 - 11
Yorkshire +1 38 £50,000 -9.09% 14
North East +34 19 £60,000 +50.00% 10
Wales +2 12 £40,000 +14.29% 9
Northern Ireland -15 2 £45,000 +5.88% 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 1,621 (74.32%) AWS
2 1,173 (53.78%) AWS Lambda
3 1,168 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
4 884 (40.53%) DevOps
5 809 (37.09%) Python
6 693 (31.77%) JavaScript
7 666 (30.54%) Microservices
8 642 (29.44%) Java
9 640 (29.34%) Docker
10 591 (27.10%) Azure
11 589 (27.01%) Amazon S3
11 589 (27.01%) Software Engineering
12 524 (24.03%) Node.js
13 489 (22.42%) Amazon EC2
14 466 (21.37%) C#
15 452 (20.72%) Finance
16 418 (19.17%) .NET
17 414 (18.98%) TDD
18 413 (18.94%) Kubernetes
19 411 (18.84%) Terraform
20 393 (18.02%) React
20 393 (18.02%) Web Services
21 385 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
22 381 (17.47%) SQL
23 380 (17.42%) HTML
24 353 (16.19%) Linux
25 351 (16.09%) Amazon SQS
26 334 (15.31%) AngularJS
27 332 (15.22%) Amazon RDS
28 331 (15.18%) CSS

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
1 203 (9.31%) Elasticsearch
2 86 (3.94%) Apache Spark
3 66 (3.03%) CMS
4 65 (2.98%) Apache
5 56 (2.57%) IIS
6 55 (2.52%) Confluence
7 45 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 40 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 39 (1.79%) Apache Solr
10 32 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
11 28 (1.28%) Headless CMS
12 25 (1.15%) WebSphere
13 20 (0.92%) nginx
14 13 (0.60%) Drupal
15 12 (0.55%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.55%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.41%) Apache Pig
17 9 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
17 9 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (0.55%) Chatbot
2 11 (0.50%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.23%) Zeplin
6 4 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (1.70%) Magento
2 35 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.10%) SDL Web 8
4 16 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
5 9 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.28%) Quorum
6 6 (0.28%) R3 Corda
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.23%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.14%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.092%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.092%) Shopify
10 1 (0.046%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 1,621 (74.32%) AWS
2 1,173 (53.78%) AWS Lambda
3 591 (27.10%) Azure
4 589 (27.01%) Amazon S3
5 489 (22.42%) Amazon EC2
6 351 (16.09%) Amazon SQS
7 304 (13.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 285 (13.07%) Amazon ECS
9 232 (10.64%) PaaS
10 209 (9.58%) Azure Functions
11 197 (9.03%) GCP
12 163 (7.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 151 (6.92%) SaaS
14 136 (6.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 127 (5.82%) GitHub
16 124 (5.69%) Amazon Kinesis
17 108 (4.95%) CloudFront
18 91 (4.17%) IaaS
19 85 (3.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 82 (3.76%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.22%) Internet
2 84 (3.85%) HTTP
3 44 (2.02%) Firewall
4 41 (1.88%) DNS
5 18 (0.83%) VPN
6 17 (0.78%) MQTT
7 16 (0.73%) SSL
8 15 (0.69%) FTP
8 15 (0.69%) SMTP
8 15 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.60%) DHCP
9 13 (0.60%) HTTPS
10 11 (0.50%) Network Security
10 11 (0.50%) SSH
11 6 (0.28%) IPFS
12 5 (0.23%) AMQP
12 5 (0.23%) NFC
13 4 (0.18%) CTI
13 4 (0.18%) Skype
14 3 (0.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (15.22%) Amazon RDS
2 313 (14.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 196 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 194 (8.90%) SQL Server
5 174 (7.98%) MongoDB
6 172 (7.89%) MySQL
7 163 (7.47%) Big Data
8 129 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
9 109 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 107 (4.91%) Amazon Athena
11 103 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 100 (4.59%) Relational Database
13 74 (3.39%) Redis
14 73 (3.35%) Cosmos DB
15 65 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
16 61 (2.80%) Hadoop
17 57 (2.61%) Data Lake
18 55 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
19 53 (2.43%) Amazon Aurora
20 35 (1.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 301 (13.80%) Jenkins
2 270 (12.38%) Git (software)
3 149 (6.83%) JIRA
4 108 (4.95%) Artifactory
4 108 (4.95%) Maven
5 103 (4.72%) GitLab
6 81 (3.71%) webpack
7 75 (3.44%) Gradle
8 71 (3.26%) TeamCity
9 55 (2.52%) Selenium
10 53 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 50 (2.29%) CircleCI
12 49 (2.25%) JUnit
13 47 (2.15%) Bitbucket
13 47 (2.15%) Visual Studio
14 44 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
15 39 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 36 (1.65%) Vagrant
17 33 (1.51%) Jasmine
18 30 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 452 (20.72%) Finance
2 122 (5.59%) Marketing
3 120 (5.50%) Front Office
4 92 (4.22%) Public Sector
5 84 (3.85%) Retail
6 70 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 65 (2.98%) Law
8 50 (2.29%) Manufacturing
9 46 (2.11%) Banking
10 44 (2.02%) Electronics
11 25 (1.15%) Advertising
12 22 (1.01%) Games
13 21 (0.96%) Legal
14 10 (0.46%) Publishing
15 8 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.32%) Back Office
17 6 (0.28%) Automotive
18 3 (0.14%) Billing
19 2 (0.092%) Multimedia
20 1 (0.046%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 978 (44.84%) Developer
2 259 (11.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 239 (10.96%) Software Engineer
4 235 (10.77%) Senior Developer
5 209 (9.58%) AWS Engineer
6 207 (9.49%) Architect
7 173 (7.93%) Java Developer
8 158 (7.24%) AWS Developer
9 139 (6.37%) Senior Software Engineer
10 138 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 134 (6.14%) Python Developer
12 125 (5.73%) Cloud Engineer
13 123 (5.64%) .NET Developer
14 121 (5.55%) Consultant
15 110 (5.04%) AWS DevOps
16 103 (4.72%) Software Developer
17 97 (4.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
18 94 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
19 90 (4.13%) C# Developer
19 90 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (24.03%) Node.js
2 418 (19.17%) .NET
3 393 (18.02%) React
3 393 (18.02%) Web Services
4 380 (17.42%) HTML
5 334 (15.31%) AngularJS
6 331 (15.18%) CSS
7 229 (10.50%) RESTful
8 227 (10.41%) REST
9 198 (9.08%) JSON
10 172 (7.89%) Spring
11 161 (7.38%) Vue.js
12 138 (6.33%) .NET Core
12 138 (6.33%) HTML5
13 137 (6.28%) XML
14 101 (4.63%) Kafka
15 99 (4.54%) Spring Boot
16 97 (4.45%) .NET Framework
17 96 (4.40%) ASP.NET
18 92 (4.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 158 (7.24%) Greenfield Project
2 133 (6.10%) Cloud Native
3 121 (5.55%) Fixed Income
4 113 (5.18%) User Experience
5 95 (4.36%) Public Cloud
6 83 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 74 (3.39%) Derivative
8 69 (3.16%) Hedge funds
9 67 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
10 54 (2.48%) Virtual Team
11 50 (2.29%) Algorithms
12 47 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 45 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
14 42 (1.93%) Equities
15 36 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
16 35 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
17 31 (1.42%) iPad
18 25 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (1.01%) Data Centre
19 22 (1.01%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 353 (16.19%) Linux
2 155 (7.11%) Windows
3 72 (3.30%) Unix
4 56 (2.57%) Windows Server
5 55 (2.52%) Android
6 52 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.38%) Ubuntu
8 19 (0.87%) CentOS
9 17 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.41%) AIX
11 8 (0.37%) Debian
12 5 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
12 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.14%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.14%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.092%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.046%) Fedora
16 1 (0.046%) Mesosphere
16 1 (0.046%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,168 (53.55%) Agile Software Development
2 884 (40.53%) DevOps
3 666 (30.54%) Microservices
4 589 (27.01%) Software Engineering
5 414 (18.98%) TDD
6 385 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 282 (12.93%) Test Automation
8 277 (12.70%) Mentoring
9 268 (12.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 234 (10.73%) Scrum
11 217 (9.95%) Infrastructure as Code
12 213 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
13 210 (9.63%) BDD
14 208 (9.54%) E-Commerce
15 202 (9.26%) Asset Management
16 172 (7.89%) Analytics
17 167 (7.66%) Front End Development
18 150 (6.88%) Continuous Deployment
19 149 (6.83%) OO
20 144 (6.60%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 809 (37.09%) Python
2 693 (31.77%) JavaScript
3 642 (29.44%) Java
4 466 (21.37%) C#
5 381 (17.47%) SQL
6 173 (7.93%) TypeScript
7 166 (7.61%) PHP
8 154 (7.06%) Ruby
9 135 (6.19%) Go
10 134 (6.14%) Bash Shell
11 123 (5.64%) R
12 119 (5.46%) Java 8
13 118 (5.41%) PowerShell
14 100 (4.59%) Scala
15 87 (3.99%) ES6
16 59 (2.71%) C++
17 46 (2.11%) Shell Script
18 37 (1.70%) T-SQL
19 29 (1.33%) C
20 22 (1.01%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 161 (7.38%) Degree
2 53 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (2.06%) AWS Certification
4 27 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 17 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.60%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.18%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.18%) ISEB
10 3 (0.14%) HND
11 2 (0.092%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.092%) CISM
11 2 (0.092%) CISSP
11 2 (0.092%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.092%) PhD
12 1 (0.046%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.046%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.046%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.046%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.98%) QA
2 12 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.23%) GDPR
4 4 (0.18%) WCAG
5 3 (0.14%) EMIR
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.14%) MiFID
5 3 (0.14%) SLA
6 2 (0.092%) NCSC
6 2 (0.092%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.046%) COBIT
7 1 (0.046%) HIPAA
System Software
1 640 (29.34%) Docker
2 89 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 26 (1.19%) Varnish
4 20 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (0.41%) XenApp
8 7 (0.32%) OpenSSH
9 6 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 6 (0.28%) Firmware
9 6 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.14%) KVM
11 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.092%) HDFS
13 1 (0.046%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.046%) Squid
13 1 (0.046%) zsh
Systems Management
1 413 (18.94%) Kubernetes
2 411 (18.84%) Terraform
3 227 (10.41%) Ansible
4 134 (6.14%) Puppet
5 101 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (3.44%) Kibana
7 58 (2.66%) Packer
8 45 (2.06%) Grafana
8 45 (2.06%) Prometheus
9 42 (1.93%) logstash
10 29 (1.33%) Nagios
11 24 (1.10%) Rancher
12 17 (0.78%) Istio
12 17 (0.78%) Salt
13 16 (0.73%) Mesos
14 13 (0.60%) Knative
14 13 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.46%) Consul
15 10 (0.46%) Marathon
16 9 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 309 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 112 (5.14%) SAP
3 111 (5.09%) Google
4 92 (4.22%) Oracle
5 86 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
6 85 (3.90%) Splunk
7 48 (2.20%) Adobe
8 45 (2.06%) Sage
9 38 (1.74%) New Relic
10 37 (1.70%) Databricks
10 37 (1.70%) IBM
11 31 (1.42%) MuleSoft
12 26 (1.19%) Elastic Path
12 26 (1.19%) hybris
13 25 (1.15%) Dynatrace
14 20 (0.92%) VMware
14 20 (0.92%) Workday
15 17 (0.78%) Citrix
15 17 (0.78%) Interwoven
15 17 (0.78%) Tableau