Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 351 631
Rank change year-on-year +147 +280 +382
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 2,045 1,345 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 0.89% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.84% 3.39% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,619 1,042 540
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,300 £42,375
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%

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 42,255 39,654 36,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.63% 26.25% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34,336 31,631 29,885
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £81,250
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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 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 +153 1,940 £70,000 +12.00% 453
London +122 1,123 £80,000 +14.29% 208
UK excluding London +159 874 £55,000 - 282
North of England +172 309 £55,000 -8.33% 84
North West +149 231 £55,000 - 50
South East +67 226 £65,000 +8.33% 59
South West +56 105 £47,500 -11.63% 24
Midlands +42 104 £53,250 -5.33% 50
West Midlands +14 69 £54,500 -0.91% 25
East of England +87 64 £55,000 - 28
Yorkshire +53 59 £61,000 +1.67% 26
Scotland +45 44 £60,000 - 25
East Midlands +39 35 £50,000 -41.18% 25
Wales -1 21 £38,250 -4.38% 11
North East +21 19 £54,486 +36.21% 8
Northern Ireland -3 1 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1,502 (73.45%) AWS
2 1,094 (53.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1,030 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
4 800 (39.12%) DevOps
5 687 (33.59%) Python
6 637 (31.15%) Azure
7 632 (30.90%) JavaScript
8 606 (29.63%) Java
9 568 (27.78%) Amazon S3
10 552 (26.99%) Software Engineering
11 548 (26.80%) Microservices
12 542 (26.50%) Node.js
13 491 (24.01%) Finance
14 489 (23.91%) Docker
15 440 (21.52%) Amazon EC2
16 439 (21.47%) C#
17 398 (19.46%) .NET
18 396 (19.36%) TDD
19 376 (18.39%) SQL
19 376 (18.39%) Kubernetes
20 375 (18.34%) Web Services
20 375 (18.34%) Terraform
21 368 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
22 325 (15.89%) React
23 314 (15.35%) Amazon RDS
24 311 (15.21%) HTML
25 307 (15.01%) AngularJS
26 304 (14.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
27 295 (14.43%) Test Automation
28 288 (14.08%) Jenkins

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
1 198 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
2 79 (3.86%) Apache Spark
3 62 (3.03%) CMS
4 55 (2.69%) Confluence
5 44 (2.15%) IIS
6 40 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 40 (1.96%) Apache
7 35 (1.71%) Headless CMS
8 23 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (0.98%) Apache Solr
9 20 (0.98%) nginx
10 18 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 17 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
12 16 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
14 9 (0.44%) Apache Pig
14 9 (0.44%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (0.78%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.049%) Figma
4 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.049%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 35 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.12%) SDL Web 8
3 22 (1.08%) Magento
4 10 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.15%) Quorum
6 3 (0.15%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.098%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.098%) Eikon
7 2 (0.098%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.049%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,502 (73.45%) AWS
2 1,094 (53.50%) AWS Lambda
3 637 (31.15%) Azure
4 568 (27.78%) Amazon S3
5 440 (21.52%) Amazon EC2
6 285 (13.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 252 (12.32%) Amazon SQS
8 243 (11.88%) Amazon ECS
9 226 (11.05%) Azure Functions
10 204 (9.98%) GCP
11 203 (9.93%) PaaS
12 150 (7.33%) SaaS
13 147 (7.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 136 (6.65%) Amazon Kinesis
15 118 (5.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 105 (5.13%) GitHub
17 96 (4.69%) IaaS
18 86 (4.21%) CloudFront
19 77 (3.77%) OpenShift
20 72 (3.52%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.62%) HTTP
2 60 (2.93%) Firewall
3 51 (2.49%) Internet
4 43 (2.10%) DNS
5 11 (0.54%) DHCP
5 11 (0.54%) SSL
6 9 (0.44%) VPN
7 8 (0.39%) Network Security
8 7 (0.34%) Intranet
8 7 (0.34%) Skype
9 5 (0.24%) AMQP
9 5 (0.24%) VoIP
10 4 (0.20%) CTI
10 4 (0.20%) IPFS
10 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.15%) MQTT
12 2 (0.098%) Broadband
12 2 (0.098%) NFC
12 2 (0.098%) WAN
12 2 (0.098%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (15.35%) Amazon RDS
2 304 (14.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 179 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 162 (7.92%) SQL Server
5 148 (7.24%) MySQL
6 147 (7.19%) MongoDB
7 129 (6.31%) Big Data
8 121 (5.92%) Azure SQL Database
9 113 (5.53%) Amazon Athena
10 96 (4.69%) Amazon Redshift
11 94 (4.60%) Relational Database
12 84 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
13 77 (3.77%) Cosmos DB
14 72 (3.52%) Redis
15 67 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
16 58 (2.84%) Data Lake
17 56 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
18 53 (2.59%) Hadoop
19 49 (2.40%) Amazon Aurora
20 33 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 288 (14.08%) Jenkins
2 281 (13.74%) Git (software)
3 110 (5.38%) JIRA
4 100 (4.89%) Maven
5 83 (4.06%) Artifactory
6 76 (3.72%) TeamCity
7 70 (3.42%) GitLab
8 67 (3.28%) Gradle
9 64 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 59 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
11 57 (2.79%) CircleCI
12 51 (2.49%) Bitbucket
13 49 (2.40%) webpack
14 43 (2.10%) JUnit
14 43 (2.10%) Visual Studio
15 37 (1.81%) Selenium
16 34 (1.66%) Cucumber
17 31 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
19 26 (1.27%) Mockito
General
1 491 (24.01%) Finance
2 133 (6.50%) Front Office
3 94 (4.60%) Marketing
4 90 (4.40%) Retail
5 59 (2.89%) Legal
6 56 (2.74%) Public Sector
7 46 (2.25%) Law
8 43 (2.10%) Banking
9 31 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.42%) Games
11 25 (1.22%) Electronics
11 25 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 19 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.44%) Advertising
14 8 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.39%) Local Government
15 6 (0.29%) Automotive
15 6 (0.29%) Publishing
16 3 (0.15%) Back Office
16 3 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 827 (40.44%) Developer
2 257 (12.57%) Software Engineer
3 239 (11.69%) Architect
4 236 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 198 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
5 198 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 150 (7.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 140 (6.85%) Java Developer
8 130 (6.36%) AWS Developer
9 116 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 112 (5.48%) .NET Developer
11 111 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
12 109 (5.33%) Consultant
13 106 (5.18%) Python Developer
13 106 (5.18%) Software Developer
14 96 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
15 85 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
16 82 (4.01%) C# Developer
16 82 (4.01%) Python Engineer
17 79 (3.86%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (26.50%) Node.js
2 398 (19.46%) .NET
3 375 (18.34%) Web Services
4 325 (15.89%) React
5 311 (15.21%) HTML
6 307 (15.01%) AngularJS
7 271 (13.25%) CSS
8 193 (9.44%) REST
9 189 (9.24%) .NET Core
9 189 (9.24%) RESTful
10 139 (6.80%) Spring
11 127 (6.21%) Vue.js
12 116 (5.67%) JSON
13 107 (5.23%) HTML5
14 86 (4.21%) Kafka
15 84 (4.11%) .NET Framework
15 84 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 84 (4.11%) Spring Boot
16 82 (4.01%) XML
17 80 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 185 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
2 150 (7.33%) Cloud Native
3 139 (6.80%) Fixed Income
4 94 (4.60%) Mobile App
5 87 (4.25%) Derivative
6 86 (4.21%) User Experience
7 85 (4.16%) Public Cloud
8 60 (2.93%) Equities
9 57 (2.79%) Virtual Team
10 56 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 55 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
12 44 (2.15%) Hedge funds
12 44 (2.15%) Management Information System
13 35 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
14 34 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
15 33 (1.61%) iPad
16 27 (1.32%) Data Structures
17 26 (1.27%) Algorithms
18 25 (1.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 244 (11.93%) Linux
2 146 (7.14%) Windows
3 50 (2.44%) Unix
4 41 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 39 (1.91%) Android
6 36 (1.76%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 10 (0.49%) CentOS
10 9 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 6 (0.29%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.24%) Solaris
13 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.15%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.15%) Debian
15 2 (0.098%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.098%) SUSE
16 1 (0.049%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,030 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 800 (39.12%) DevOps
3 552 (26.99%) Software Engineering
4 548 (26.80%) Microservices
5 396 (19.36%) TDD
6 368 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
7 295 (14.43%) Test Automation
8 231 (11.30%) Scrum
9 221 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 215 (10.51%) BDD
11 211 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
12 179 (8.75%) Analytics
13 171 (8.36%) Infrastructure as Code
14 166 (8.12%) Asset Management
15 162 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
16 159 (7.78%) Continuous Deployment
17 151 (7.38%) E-Commerce
18 137 (6.70%) Front End Development
19 132 (6.45%) Machine Learning
20 130 (6.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 687 (33.59%) Python
2 632 (30.90%) JavaScript
3 606 (29.63%) Java
4 439 (21.47%) C#
5 376 (18.39%) SQL
6 199 (9.73%) TypeScript
7 161 (7.87%) Ruby
8 138 (6.75%) PowerShell
9 130 (6.36%) R
10 123 (6.01%) Go
11 103 (5.04%) PHP
12 97 (4.74%) Bash Shell
13 92 (4.50%) Java 8
14 87 (4.25%) Scala
15 59 (2.89%) C++
15 59 (2.89%) ES6
16 39 (1.91%) Shell Script
17 27 (1.32%) C
18 24 (1.17%) F#
19 23 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 136 (6.65%) Degree
2 67 (3.28%) AWS Certification
3 56 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.59%) CISM
5 12 (0.59%) CISSP
6 11 (0.54%) CISA
7 10 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.20%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.15%) HND
10 3 (0.15%) ISEB
10 3 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.15%) PhD
10 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.098%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.098%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.40%) QA
2 21 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.54%) COBIT
4 11 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.39%) GDPR
6 2 (0.098%) NCSC
System Software
1 489 (23.91%) Docker
2 82 (4.01%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 20 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.68%) Varnish
6 12 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.49%) XenApp
8 7 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.34%) Firmware
8 7 (0.34%) OpenSSH
9 5 (0.24%) HDFS
10 4 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (0.098%) LXC
12 1 (0.049%) Ceph
12 1 (0.049%) Gluster
12 1 (0.049%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.049%) KVM
12 1 (0.049%) zsh
Systems Management
1 376 (18.39%) Kubernetes
2 375 (18.34%) Terraform
3 201 (9.83%) Ansible
4 125 (6.11%) Puppet
5 112 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
6 64 (3.13%) Kibana
7 47 (2.30%) Packer
8 35 (1.71%) logstash
9 30 (1.47%) Istio
10 29 (1.42%) Rancher
10 29 (1.42%) SCCM
11 27 (1.32%) Prometheus
12 22 (1.08%) Grafana
12 22 (1.08%) Nagios
12 22 (1.08%) Salt
13 20 (0.98%) Knative
14 10 (0.49%) SCOM
14 10 (0.49%) SCOrch
14 10 (0.49%) SCVMM
14 10 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 256 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 109 (5.33%) Google
3 84 (4.11%) Oracle
4 78 (3.81%) SAP
5 74 (3.62%) Splunk
6 68 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 52 (2.54%) Sage
8 43 (2.10%) Adobe
9 41 (2.00%) Tableau
10 37 (1.81%) IBM
11 31 (1.52%) Citrix
11 31 (1.52%) MuleSoft
12 30 (1.47%) Dynatrace
12 30 (1.47%) VMware
13 29 (1.42%) New Relic
14 19 (0.93%) Databricks
14 19 (0.93%) Dell
15 18 (0.88%) Talend
15 18 (0.88%) TIBCO
16 17 (0.83%) Elastic Path