Serverless Jobs

Serverless Computing
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Serverless skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Serverless over the 6 months leading up to 13 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
13 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 211 126 76
Rank change year-on-year -85 -50 +12
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,382 2,338 8,645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 2.74% 4.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.02% 6.51% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1,287 2,125
10th Percentile £45,250 £48,750 £45,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £93,750
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £67,529 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% +8.33%

All Cloud Skills
UK

Serverless falls under the Cloud Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 34,371 35,916 86,648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.25% 42.12% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25,438 26,175 42,603
10th Percentile £30,250 £33,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £97,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.27% +4.76% +5.00%

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 13 July 2024.

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 13 July 2024. 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 -70 1,200 £75,000 +3.45% 115
UK excluding London -119 777 £65,000 -3.74% 84
Work from Home -101 599 £75,000 +7.14% 72
London -36 502 £85,000 +8.97% 49
North of England -76 217 £60,000 -11.11% 28
South East -42 198 £68,750 -1.79% 18
North West -78 147 £60,000 -11.11% 19
Midlands -13 138 £70,000 - 10
West Midlands +25 102 £70,000 +14.29% 9
South West -117 79 £67,500 +3.85% 14
Scotland -126 75 £59,250 -8.85% 10
East of England +1 52 £57,500 -17.86% 2
Yorkshire -35 45 £60,000 -11.15% 8
East Midlands -66 35 £55,000 -21.43% 1
North East -12 25 £70,000 +46.84% 1
Wales -52 12 £48,500 -19.17% 3
Northern Ireland -22 6 £95,000 +123.53% 1

Serverless
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 86 (6.22%) Apache Spark
2 80 (5.79%) Apache
3 41 (2.97%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.59%) Confluence
5 17 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
6 15 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.58%) nginx
8 7 (0.51%) Red Hat Fuse
9 6 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.43%) CMS
10 5 (0.36%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.36%) JBoss
10 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Exchange
11 4 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.072%) SAS
14 1 (0.072%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.51%) Chatbot
1 7 (0.51%) Trello
2 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.072%) Sketch
4 1 (0.072%) UXPin
4 1 (0.072%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 26 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.72%) Shopify
3 3 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.14%) Salesforce CRM
4 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.072%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 901 (65.20%) AWS
2 665 (48.12%) Azure
3 608 (43.99%) AWS Lambda
4 379 (27.42%) Azure Functions
5 287 (20.77%) Azure DevOps
6 243 (17.58%) Amazon S3
7 237 (17.15%) Azure Logic Apps
8 228 (16.50%) Azure Service Bus
9 190 (13.75%) Amazon EC2
10 173 (12.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 168 (12.16%) Amazon ECS
12 156 (11.29%) Amazon EKS
13 154 (11.14%) Azure API Management
14 143 (10.35%) Amazon SQS
15 140 (10.13%) Power Platform
16 125 (9.04%) IBM Cloud
17 106 (7.67%) SaaS
18 100 (7.24%) GitHub
19 99 (7.16%) GCP
20 90 (6.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.97%) AMQP
2 27 (1.95%) Firewall
2 27 (1.95%) HTTP
3 18 (1.30%) DNS
4 16 (1.16%) Network Security
4 16 (1.16%) VPN
5 11 (0.80%) MQTT
5 11 (0.80%) WAN
6 8 (0.58%) LAN
7 7 (0.51%) Internet
8 5 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.36%) Wireless
9 4 (0.29%) IPv4
10 3 (0.22%) DHCP
10 3 (0.22%) NGFW
11 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.14%) WLAN
12 1 (0.072%) 3GPP
12 1 (0.072%) DAB
12 1 (0.072%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (21.56%) NoSQL
2 200 (14.47%) DynamoDB
2 200 (14.47%) PostgreSQL
3 198 (14.33%) Relational Database
4 179 (12.95%) MongoDB
5 158 (11.43%) Amazon RDS
6 125 (9.04%) DB2
7 107 (7.74%) Big Data
8 98 (7.09%) SQL Server
9 96 (6.95%) MySQL
10 78 (5.64%) Hadoop
11 56 (4.05%) Power BI
12 50 (3.62%) Amazon Redshift
13 45 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
14 40 (2.89%) Redis
15 38 (2.75%) Electronic Patient Records
16 36 (2.60%) Data Lake
17 29 (2.10%) Cloudera CDH
17 29 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (1.66%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 250 (18.09%) Git
2 104 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 91 (6.58%) GitLab
4 54 (3.91%) JIRA
5 22 (1.59%) Postman
6 20 (1.45%) JUnit
7 16 (1.16%) Cypress.io
7 16 (1.16%) SonarQube
7 16 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 15 (1.09%) Artifactory
9 14 (1.01%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.87%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.80%) JMeter
11 11 (0.80%) MSTest
12 10 (0.72%) CircleCI
12 10 (0.72%) gulp
12 10 (0.72%) Yeoman
13 9 (0.65%) Cucumber
13 9 (0.65%) Mocha
13 9 (0.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 330 (23.88%) Social Skills
2 246 (17.80%) Finance
3 179 (12.95%) Public Sector
4 85 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (5.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 61 (4.41%) Law
7 54 (3.91%) Marketing
8 45 (3.26%) Legal
9 41 (2.97%) Retail
10 34 (2.46%) Aerospace
11 31 (2.24%) Banking
12 28 (2.03%) Automotive
13 26 (1.88%) Front Office
13 26 (1.88%) Games
14 16 (1.16%) Tech for Good
15 15 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
16 14 (1.01%) Billing
16 14 (1.01%) Health Technology
17 13 (0.94%) Manufacturing
18 12 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 570 (41.24%) Developer
2 239 (17.29%) Software Engineer
3 238 (17.22%) Senior
4 215 (15.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 190 (13.75%) Lead
6 168 (12.16%) AWS Engineer
7 148 (10.71%) Azure Developer
8 109 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 107 (7.74%) Senior Developer
10 101 (7.31%) Architect
11 73 (5.28%) AWS Software Engineer
12 61 (4.41%) Python Engineer
13 59 (4.27%) Data Engineer
14 58 (4.20%) AWS DevOps
15 57 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
16 54 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
17 53 (3.84%) AWS Developer
17 53 (3.84%) Software Developer
18 49 (3.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 48 (3.47%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (31.55%) Node.js
2 397 (28.73%) .NET
3 380 (27.50%) React
4 257 (18.60%) AngularJS
5 249 (18.02%) REST
6 222 (16.06%) HTML
7 207 (14.98%) CSS
8 187 (13.53%) Web Services
9 183 (13.24%) ASP.NET
10 167 (12.08%) Vue
11 145 (10.49%) RESTful
12 140 (10.13%) ASP.NET Core
13 138 (9.99%) jQuery
14 129 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 125 (9.04%) Backbone.js
15 125 (9.04%) Ember.js
16 112 (8.10%) GraphQL
17 103 (7.45%) Spring Boot
18 98 (7.09%) Spring
19 75 (5.43%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 187 (13.53%) Algorithms
2 154 (11.14%) Data Structures
3 139 (10.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 128 (9.26%) Blockchain
5 102 (7.38%) Cloud Native
6 67 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
7 65 (4.70%) Distributed Systems
8 57 (4.12%) Product Ownership
9 43 (3.11%) Client/Server
10 32 (2.32%) IoT
11 31 (2.24%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.45%) Low-Code
13 19 (1.37%) Blog
14 18 (1.30%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.01%) Onboarding
16 14 (1.01%) Private Cloud
16 14 (1.01%) Tandem
17 13 (0.94%) Legacy Applications
17 13 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 226 (16.35%) Linux
2 176 (12.74%) Windows
3 131 (9.48%) Android
4 130 (9.41%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (2.24%) Ubuntu
6 30 (2.17%) CentOS
7 29 (2.10%) Debian
8 16 (1.16%) Unix
9 15 (1.09%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.43%) VMS
11 3 (0.22%) zOS
12 1 (0.072%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (42.55%) DevOps
2 538 (38.93%) Agile
3 463 (33.50%) CI/CD
4 423 (30.61%) Software Engineering
5 351 (25.40%) Microservices
6 348 (25.18%) Full Stack Development
7 280 (20.26%) Problem-Solving
8 243 (17.58%) Infrastructure as Code
9 224 (16.21%) Design Patterns
10 212 (15.34%) Containerisation
11 209 (15.12%) Scrum
12 192 (13.89%) Artificial Intelligence
13 188 (13.60%) API Management
14 184 (13.31%) MVC
15 179 (12.95%) OOP
16 175 (12.66%) OO
16 175 (12.66%) Web Development
17 172 (12.45%) SOLID
18 165 (11.94%) TDD
19 160 (11.58%) User Experience
Programming Languages
1 564 (40.81%) Python
2 460 (33.29%) SQL
3 455 (32.92%) JavaScript
4 428 (30.97%) Java
5 408 (29.52%) C#
6 245 (17.73%) TypeScript
7 80 (5.79%) PowerShell
8 79 (5.72%) Go
9 48 (3.47%) Bash
10 47 (3.40%) T-SQL
11 43 (3.11%) Scala
12 32 (2.32%) Ruby
13 31 (2.24%) PHP
14 26 (1.88%) Shell Script
15 20 (1.45%) C
16 14 (1.01%) Kotlin
17 12 (0.87%) Groovy
18 10 (0.72%) Perl
19 8 (0.58%) Bicep
19 8 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 157 (11.36%) Degree
2 125 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 94 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 85 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 83 (6.01%) AWS Certification
6 44 (3.18%) DBS Check
7 40 (2.89%) DV Cleared
8 36 (2.60%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
9 32 (2.32%) Azure Certification
10 30 (2.17%) Master's Degree
11 28 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.72%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
13 7 (0.51%) AWS Certified Developer
14 6 (0.43%) CISSP
15 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.29%) CEH
15 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.29%) GSEC
15 4 (0.29%) OSCP
16 3 (0.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.69%) QA
2 33 (2.39%) GDPR
3 27 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.88%) NIST
5 18 (1.30%) Accessibility
6 13 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.94%) HIPAA
7 7 (0.51%) SOC 2
8 6 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.22%) SLA
9 3 (0.22%) WCAG
10 2 (0.14%) California Consumer Privacy Act
10 2 (0.14%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.072%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 281 (20.33%) Docker
2 51 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
3 33 (2.39%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.43%) HDFS
8 1 (0.072%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 302 (21.85%) Terraform
2 285 (20.62%) Kubernetes
3 105 (7.60%) Ansible
4 51 (3.69%) Puppet
5 30 (2.17%) Grafana
6 23 (1.66%) Prometheus
7 22 (1.59%) Progress Chef
8 10 (0.72%) Argo
9 9 (0.65%) Kibana
10 6 (0.43%) SCCM
11 5 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.36%) Istio
12 3 (0.22%) Autotask
12 3 (0.22%) Consul
12 3 (0.22%) Fortio
12 3 (0.22%) Kiali
12 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.22%) Packer
12 3 (0.22%) Podman
13 2 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 203 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 154 (11.14%) Red Hat
3 129 (9.33%) IBM
4 57 (4.12%) Google
5 42 (3.04%) Databricks
6 29 (2.10%) SaltStack
7 23 (1.66%) Oracle
7 23 (1.66%) Salesforce
8 20 (1.45%) ForgeRock
8 20 (1.45%) Splunk
9 16 (1.16%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.09%) WSO2
11 13 (0.94%) VMware
12 12 (0.87%) Facebook
13 11 (0.80%) MuleSoft
13 11 (0.80%) Sage
14 9 (0.65%) GoCardless
14 9 (0.65%) PayPal
15 8 (0.58%) Informatica
16 7 (0.51%) Bloomberg