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

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 448 853
Rank change year-on-year +199 +405 +299
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,919 1,159 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 0.67% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.57% 2.83% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,452 864 292
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,300 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +19.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 41,979 40,914 29,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.21% 23.74% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33,991 33,367 24,277
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.97% +5.23% -2.27%

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 June 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 June 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 +206 1,800 £67,500 +12.50% 162
London +118 934 £75,000 +15.38% 80
UK excluding London +243 917 £59,500 +19.00% 91
South East +179 307 £65,000 +13.04% 13
North of England +158 261 £60,000 +33.33% 25
North West +160 207 £60,000 +45.45% 18
Midlands +120 162 £52,500 +3.96% 9
West Midlands +82 125 £52,500 +3.96% 7
South West +33 82 £60,000 +20.00% 22
Yorkshire +9 48 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Scotland +19 44 £47,500 -32.14% 3
East of England +73 38 £63,750 +10.87% 14
East Midlands +45 36 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Wales +24 18 £50,000 +42.86% 6
Northern Ireland -15 10 £50,000 +42.86%
North East +24 6 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 1,475 (76.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1,026 (53.47%) AWS Lambda
3 1,003 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
4 841 (43.82%) DevOps
5 752 (39.19%) Python
6 646 (33.66%) JavaScript
7 599 (31.21%) Docker
8 597 (31.11%) Node.js
9 551 (28.71%) Java
10 541 (28.19%) Microservices
11 535 (27.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 488 (25.43%) Amazon S3
13 432 (22.51%) SQL
14 412 (21.47%) Software Engineering
15 411 (21.42%) .NET
15 411 (21.42%) Amazon EC2
16 397 (20.69%) Linux
17 394 (20.53%) Terraform
18 391 (20.38%) C#
19 383 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
20 375 (19.54%) Web Services
21 368 (19.18%) HTML
22 356 (18.55%) Kubernetes
23 346 (18.03%) Git (software)
24 327 (17.04%) React
25 319 (16.62%) Jenkins
26 315 (16.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
27 306 (15.95%) Microsoft
28 304 (15.84%) Scrum
28 304 (15.84%) TDD

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
1 242 (12.61%) Elasticsearch
2 97 (5.05%) Apache Spark
3 95 (4.95%) Confluence
4 64 (3.34%) Apache
5 58 (3.02%) IIS
6 45 (2.34%) Apache Solr
7 37 (1.93%) SharePoint
8 28 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (1.46%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.09%) nginx
11 19 (0.99%) CMS
12 16 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 16 (0.83%) Drupal
13 13 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.57%) Skype for Business
15 10 (0.52%) CoreMedia CMS
15 10 (0.52%) SAS
16 8 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (0.36%) Chatbot
1 7 (0.36%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.26%) HipChat
3 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.26%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (1.41%) Magento
2 16 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.42%) Fredhopper
6 6 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.21%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.10%) PolarLake
10 1 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1,475 (76.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1,026 (53.47%) AWS Lambda
3 535 (27.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 488 (25.43%) Amazon S3
5 411 (21.42%) Amazon EC2
6 286 (14.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 275 (14.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 275 (14.33%) PaaS
8 271 (14.12%) Amazon SQS
9 212 (11.05%) Azure Functions
10 194 (10.11%) Amazon ECS
11 159 (8.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 152 (7.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 151 (7.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 147 (7.66%) Amazon Kinesis
15 116 (6.04%) IaaS
16 108 (5.63%) SaaS
17 102 (5.32%) GitHub
18 94 (4.90%) CloudFront
19 79 (4.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.49%) DNS
2 50 (2.61%) HTTP
3 45 (2.34%) Internet
4 36 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.20%) Firewall
6 19 (0.99%) FTP
6 19 (0.99%) MQTT
6 19 (0.99%) SMTP
7 12 (0.63%) Network Security
7 12 (0.63%) SSH
8 11 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (0.57%) DHCP
8 11 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
8 11 (0.57%) Skype
9 10 (0.52%) SSL
10 9 (0.47%) VPN
11 7 (0.36%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.21%) AMQP
12 4 (0.21%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (16.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 278 (14.49%) Amazon RDS
3 239 (12.45%) NoSQL
4 221 (11.52%) Big Data
5 220 (11.46%) SQL Server
6 151 (7.87%) MongoDB
7 150 (7.82%) MySQL
8 143 (7.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 135 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
10 115 (5.99%) Amazon Athena
11 104 (5.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 102 (5.32%) Hadoop
13 88 (4.59%) Relational Database
14 82 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
15 76 (3.96%) Redis
16 70 (3.65%) Cosmos DB
17 62 (3.23%) Data Lake
18 54 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
19 39 (2.03%) Amazon Aurora
20 31 (1.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 346 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 319 (16.62%) Jenkins
3 178 (9.28%) JIRA
4 117 (6.10%) GitLab
5 83 (4.33%) TeamCity
6 73 (3.80%) Visual Studio
7 71 (3.70%) Artifactory
8 64 (3.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 63 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
10 57 (2.97%) Bitbucket
10 57 (2.97%) Selenium
11 51 (2.66%) Maven
12 50 (2.61%) webpack
13 47 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (2.03%) Gradle
14 39 (2.03%) Vagrant
15 35 (1.82%) JUnit
16 25 (1.30%) git-flow
16 25 (1.30%) Travis CI
17 24 (1.25%) Mockito
General
1 303 (15.79%) Finance
2 99 (5.16%) Marketing
3 72 (3.75%) Retail
4 67 (3.49%) Automotive
5 61 (3.18%) Law
6 47 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 37 (1.93%) Banking
8 27 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.20%) Games
10 21 (1.09%) Advertising
10 21 (1.09%) Electronics
10 21 (1.09%) Publishing
11 9 (0.47%) Front Office
12 8 (0.42%) Legal
12 8 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.26%) Back Office
14 3 (0.16%) Billing
14 3 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.10%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 824 (42.94%) Developer
2 234 (12.19%) Architect
3 230 (11.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 204 (10.63%) AWS Engineer
5 168 (8.75%) Senior Developer
6 147 (7.66%) Software Engineer
7 138 (7.19%) JavaScript Developer
8 137 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 127 (6.62%) AWS Developer
10 123 (6.41%) C# Developer
11 114 (5.94%) Java Developer
12 107 (5.58%) Cloud Engineer
13 102 (5.32%) AWS DevOps
14 99 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
15 96 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
16 91 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
17 88 (4.59%) Python Developer
18 81 (4.22%) Consultant
19 79 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
20 77 (4.01%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (31.11%) Node.js
2 411 (21.42%) .NET
3 375 (19.54%) Web Services
4 368 (19.18%) HTML
5 327 (17.04%) React
6 288 (15.01%) CSS
7 243 (12.66%) RESTful
8 238 (12.40%) AngularJS
9 181 (9.43%) JSON
9 181 (9.43%) REST
10 153 (7.97%) HTML5
11 128 (6.67%) Spring
12 112 (5.84%) .NET Core
13 109 (5.68%) XML
14 103 (5.37%) Vue.js
15 101 (5.26%) Kafka
16 98 (5.11%) Elastic Stack
17 96 (5.00%) ASP.NET
18 77 (4.01%) J2EE
19 73 (3.80%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 122 (6.36%) Cloud Native
2 108 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
3 105 (5.47%) User Experience
4 78 (4.06%) Public Cloud
5 67 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 62 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 62 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 56 (2.92%) Mobile App
8 49 (2.55%) Algorithms
9 43 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
10 40 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (2.03%) Smart City
12 38 (1.98%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.20%) Driving Licence
14 18 (0.94%) Internet of Things
15 17 (0.89%) Blog
15 17 (0.89%) Data Centre
16 16 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.78%) Smart Home
17 15 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 397 (20.69%) Linux
2 169 (8.81%) Windows
3 82 (4.27%) Android
4 81 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 53 (2.76%) Unix
6 36 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 32 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 29 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.09%) CentOS
10 18 (0.94%) Fedora
11 14 (0.73%) Amazon Linux
12 7 (0.36%) Debian
13 6 (0.31%) AIX
14 5 (0.26%) FreeBSD
15 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.052%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,003 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 841 (43.82%) DevOps
3 541 (28.19%) Microservices
4 412 (21.47%) Software Engineering
5 383 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
6 304 (15.84%) Scrum
6 304 (15.84%) TDD
7 266 (13.86%) Analytics
8 209 (10.89%) Test Automation
9 200 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 198 (10.32%) Machine Learning
10 198 (10.32%) Mentoring
11 189 (9.85%) Artificial Intelligence
12 188 (9.80%) Open Source
13 162 (8.44%) Computer Science
14 157 (8.18%) Infrastructure as Code
15 156 (8.13%) MVC
16 153 (7.97%) SDLC
17 149 (7.76%) OO
18 144 (7.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 752 (39.19%) Python
2 646 (33.66%) JavaScript
3 551 (28.71%) Java
4 432 (22.51%) SQL
5 391 (20.38%) C#
6 193 (10.06%) PHP
7 159 (8.29%) PowerShell
8 152 (7.92%) Bash Shell
9 133 (6.93%) TypeScript
10 120 (6.25%) Go
10 120 (6.25%) Ruby
11 96 (5.00%) ES6
12 89 (4.64%) Scala
13 60 (3.13%) Java 8
14 56 (2.92%) T-SQL
15 51 (2.66%) Shell Script
16 44 (2.29%) C++
17 34 (1.77%) C
18 23 (1.20%) R
19 21 (1.09%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 178 (9.28%) Degree
2 80 (4.17%) AWS Certification
3 67 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 66 (3.44%) Security Cleared
5 34 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 18 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (0.36%) CISSP
9 7 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.31%) CRISC
11 5 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.21%) MCSA
12 4 (0.21%) MCSE
13 1 (0.052%) CEH
13 1 (0.052%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.22%) QA
2 21 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.94%) GDPR
4 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.21%) SLA
7 3 (0.16%) WCAG
8 1 (0.052%) COBIT
8 1 (0.052%) EMIR
8 1 (0.052%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.052%) MiFID
8 1 (0.052%) NCSC
System Software
1 599 (31.21%) Docker
2 78 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
4 23 (1.20%) Varnish
5 19 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 14 (0.73%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.57%) XenApp
7 11 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.52%) Squid
9 8 (0.42%) HDFS
10 7 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.16%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.16%) Firmware
12 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.10%) vSphere
13 1 (0.052%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 394 (20.53%) Terraform
2 356 (18.55%) Kubernetes
3 291 (15.16%) Ansible
4 132 (6.88%) Puppet
5 128 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 80 (4.17%) Kibana
7 52 (2.71%) Packer
8 49 (2.55%) logstash
9 32 (1.67%) Grafana
10 24 (1.25%) Nagios
11 23 (1.20%) Prometheus
12 20 (1.04%) Salt
13 15 (0.78%) Graphite
14 11 (0.57%) FortiGate
14 11 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
14 11 (0.57%) Mesos
14 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
14 11 (0.57%) NetBackup
15 10 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 306 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 206 (10.73%) Google
3 86 (4.48%) Splunk
4 81 (4.22%) Oracle
5 59 (3.07%) Red Hat
5 59 (3.07%) SAP
6 51 (2.66%) IBM
7 43 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (2.08%) Databricks
9 39 (2.03%) New Relic
10 23 (1.20%) Adobe
11 22 (1.15%) Atlassian
11 22 (1.15%) MuleSoft
12 20 (1.04%) VMware
13 17 (0.89%) Cisco
14 16 (0.83%) AppDynamics
15 15 (0.78%) Pega
15 15 (0.78%) SaltStack
15 15 (0.78%) Zend
16 14 (0.73%) Citrix