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

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 337 590 1001
Rank change year-on-year +253 +411 +233
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,415 766 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.66% 2.09% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 618 176
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -5.88% -1.92%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% +8.70% -10.42%

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 38,609 36,617 24,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.51% 20.71% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30,771 30,308 20,507
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 February 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 February 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 +232 1,307 £65,000 +8.33% 382
London +201 742 £70,000 +8.95% 224
UK excluding London +210 617 £57,500 +15.00% 174
South East +142 193 £60,000 +9.09% 36
North of England +121 157 £60,000 +20.00% 52
North West +95 116 £60,000 +20.00% 30
Midlands +82 105 £55,000 -4.35% 36
West Midlands +76 90 £55,000 +2.33% 26
South West +27 81 £52,500 +16.67% 17
East of England +46 37 £55,000 - 17
Yorkshire +56 34 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Scotland +23 30 £55,000 -21.43% 5
Wales +32 22 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Northern Ireland 0 16 £42,500 +21.43% 3
East Midlands +22 15 £55,000 -15.38% 10
North East +23 9 £40,000 -38.46% 5

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1,082 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 755 (53.36%) AWS Lambda
3 642 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
4 547 (38.66%) DevOps
5 533 (37.67%) Python
6 518 (36.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 476 (33.64%) Java
8 459 (32.44%) JavaScript
9 441 (31.17%) Node.js
10 413 (29.19%) Microservices
11 355 (25.09%) SQL
12 340 (24.03%) Docker
13 339 (23.96%) Amazon S3
14 337 (23.82%) C#
15 298 (21.06%) .NET
15 298 (21.06%) Microsoft
16 296 (20.92%) Amazon EC2
17 294 (20.78%) Web Services
18 281 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
19 278 (19.65%) Linux
20 268 (18.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 265 (18.73%) Git (software)
22 262 (18.52%) HTML
23 259 (18.30%) Jenkins
24 256 (18.09%) TDD
25 243 (17.17%) Google Cloud Platform
26 239 (16.89%) React
27 228 (16.11%) Software Engineering
28 222 (15.69%) PaaS
29 212 (14.98%) Terraform

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
1 151 (10.67%) Elasticsearch
2 103 (7.28%) Apache Spark
3 60 (4.24%) Confluence
4 50 (3.53%) Tomcat
5 49 (3.46%) IIS
6 48 (3.39%) Apache
7 32 (2.26%) CMS
8 30 (2.12%) nginx
9 24 (1.70%) Apache Solr
9 24 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (1.48%) WordPress
11 20 (1.41%) eZ Publish
12 19 (1.34%) WebLogic
13 17 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (0.99%) JBoss
14 14 (0.99%) SharePoint
14 14 (0.99%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.92%) Jetty
16 10 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 10 (0.71%) Anypoint
Applications
1 22 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Snapchat
5 1 (0.071%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.071%) HipChat
5 1 (0.071%) InVision
5 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.28%) Magento
3 4 (0.28%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.071%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.071%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.071%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.071%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,082 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 755 (53.36%) AWS Lambda
3 518 (36.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 339 (23.96%) Amazon S3
5 296 (20.92%) Amazon EC2
6 243 (17.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 222 (15.69%) PaaS
8 194 (13.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 192 (13.57%) Amazon SQS
10 160 (11.31%) Azure Functions
11 135 (9.54%) Amazon Kinesis
12 127 (8.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 120 (8.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 109 (7.70%) SaaS
15 107 (7.56%) IaaS
16 97 (6.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 74 (5.23%) CloudFront
18 68 (4.81%) Route 53
19 64 (4.52%) GitHub
20 63 (4.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.53%) Firewall
2 33 (2.33%) DNS
2 33 (2.33%) HTTP
3 29 (2.05%) Network Security
4 25 (1.77%) VPN
5 20 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.06%) Internet
7 10 (0.71%) VLAN
8 6 (0.42%) MQTT
9 5 (0.35%) SSL
10 4 (0.28%) FTP
10 4 (0.28%) LAN
10 4 (0.28%) SMTP
10 4 (0.28%) SNMP
11 3 (0.21%) DHCP
11 3 (0.21%) Intranet
12 2 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.14%) Skype
12 2 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (18.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 210 (14.84%) Amazon RDS
3 182 (12.86%) NoSQL
4 179 (12.65%) Big Data
5 160 (11.31%) SQL Server
6 125 (8.83%) MySQL
7 123 (8.69%) Amazon Redshift
8 112 (7.92%) Relational Database
9 108 (7.63%) Cosmos DB
10 102 (7.21%) MongoDB
11 100 (7.07%) Azure SQL Database
12 84 (5.94%) Hadoop
13 70 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
14 65 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
15 59 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
16 56 (3.96%) Amazon Athena
17 53 (3.75%) Redis
18 52 (3.67%) RDBMS
19 41 (2.90%) Data Lake
20 40 (2.83%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 265 (18.73%) Git (software)
2 259 (18.30%) Jenkins
3 105 (7.42%) JIRA
4 83 (5.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 60 (4.24%) Maven
6 58 (4.10%) TeamCity
6 58 (4.10%) Visual Studio
7 46 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 43 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (2.61%) Selenium
10 35 (2.47%) GitLab
11 31 (2.19%) Cucumber
12 23 (1.63%) webpack
13 21 (1.48%) Bitbucket
13 21 (1.48%) JUnit
14 17 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
14 17 (1.20%) Vagrant
15 16 (1.13%) Mocha
15 16 (1.13%) NUnit
15 16 (1.13%) tSQLt
General
1 182 (12.86%) Finance
2 92 (6.50%) Retail
3 64 (4.52%) Marketing
4 47 (3.32%) Banking
5 42 (2.97%) Games
6 40 (2.83%) Automotive
7 38 (2.69%) Law
8 24 (1.70%) Military
9 22 (1.55%) Publishing
10 20 (1.41%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.13%) Advertising
12 13 (0.92%) Electronics
13 9 (0.64%) Front Office
13 9 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.57%) Welsh Language
15 7 (0.49%) Legal
16 5 (0.35%) Billing
16 5 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 592 (41.84%) Developer
2 251 (17.74%) Architect
3 158 (11.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 143 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 121 (8.55%) AWS Engineer
6 119 (8.41%) Cloud Architect
7 100 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
8 99 (7.00%) Java Developer
9 86 (6.08%) Software Engineer
10 85 (6.01%) .NET Developer
11 84 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
12 79 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
13 77 (5.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 73 (5.16%) Software Developer
15 65 (4.59%) Consultant
16 61 (4.31%) AWS Developer
17 60 (4.24%) Python Developer
18 59 (4.17%) AWS Architect
18 59 (4.17%) Node.js Developer
18 59 (4.17%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (31.17%) Node.js
2 298 (21.06%) .NET
3 294 (20.78%) Web Services
4 262 (18.52%) HTML
5 239 (16.89%) React
6 194 (13.71%) CSS
7 185 (13.07%) RESTful
8 180 (12.72%) AngularJS
9 132 (9.33%) REST
10 108 (7.63%) HTML5
11 105 (7.42%) JSON
12 91 (6.43%) ASP.NET
13 89 (6.29%) Spring
14 87 (6.15%) Kafka
15 84 (5.94%) .NET Core
16 70 (4.95%) Redux
16 70 (4.95%) XML
17 66 (4.66%) Spring Boot
18 61 (4.31%) .NET Framework
19 59 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
2 89 (6.29%) Public Cloud
3 81 (5.72%) Cloud Native
4 68 (4.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 64 (4.52%) Fintech
6 55 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (3.89%) User Experience
7 43 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
8 42 (2.97%) Mobile App
9 39 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (1.84%) Data Centre
11 25 (1.77%) Blog
12 22 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (1.06%) Smart City
14 13 (0.92%) Video\Live Streaming
15 12 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.85%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.71%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.64%) Private Cloud
18 7 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 278 (19.65%) Linux
2 98 (6.93%) Windows
3 45 (3.18%) Android
3 45 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 29 (2.05%) Unix
5 21 (1.48%) CentOS
6 15 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.85%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.78%) Amazon Linux
9 7 (0.49%) Fedora
9 7 (0.49%) VMS
10 6 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.21%) SmartOS
13 2 (0.14%) Debian
14 1 (0.071%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (38.66%) DevOps
3 413 (29.19%) Microservices
4 281 (19.86%) Continuous Integration
5 256 (18.09%) TDD
6 228 (16.11%) Software Engineering
7 198 (13.99%) Test Automation
8 195 (13.78%) Analytics
9 183 (12.93%) Scrum
10 162 (11.45%) Machine Learning
11 141 (9.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 141 (9.96%) BDD
12 132 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 123 (8.69%) Configuration Management
14 122 (8.62%) Computer Science
15 120 (8.48%) Mentoring
16 119 (8.41%) Open Source
17 113 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
18 110 (7.77%) OO
19 104 (7.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 533 (37.67%) Python
2 476 (33.64%) Java
3 459 (32.44%) JavaScript
4 355 (25.09%) SQL
5 337 (23.82%) C#
6 130 (9.19%) PHP
6 130 (9.19%) Scala
7 128 (9.05%) PowerShell
8 104 (7.35%) Bash Shell
8 104 (7.35%) TypeScript
9 83 (5.87%) Ruby
10 78 (5.51%) ES6
11 71 (5.02%) Go
12 60 (4.24%) Shell Script
13 54 (3.82%) C++
13 54 (3.82%) T-SQL
14 46 (3.25%) Java 8
15 44 (3.11%) C
16 39 (2.76%) Perl
17 25 (1.77%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 139 (9.82%) Degree
2 67 (4.73%) AWS Certification
3 53 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 46 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (1.70%) MCSA
6 24 (1.70%) MCSE
7 20 (1.41%) Master's Degree
8 18 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.57%) ISEB
9 8 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.35%) HND
11 4 (0.28%) MCAD
11 4 (0.28%) MCDBA
11 4 (0.28%) MCSD
11 4 (0.28%) PhD
11 4 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.071%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.10%) QA
2 24 (1.70%) GDPR
3 9 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.35%) PMO
6 2 (0.14%) SLA
7 1 (0.071%) COBIT
System Software
1 340 (24.03%) Docker
2 110 (7.77%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.92%) HDFS
4 13 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.49%) XenServer
6 6 (0.42%) Varnish
6 6 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.28%) LXC
7 4 (0.28%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.14%) XenApp
8 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.071%) Squid
Systems Management
1 212 (14.98%) Terraform
2 201 (14.20%) Kubernetes
3 179 (12.65%) Ansible
4 141 (9.96%) Puppet
5 112 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (2.90%) Kibana
7 30 (2.12%) Packer
8 28 (1.98%) Salt
9 24 (1.70%) Mesos
10 22 (1.55%) logstash
11 21 (1.48%) Nagios
12 20 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
13 17 (1.20%) Grafana
14 16 (1.13%) Prometheus
15 10 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (0.64%) Sysdig
17 8 (0.57%) rkt
18 7 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 6 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
19 6 (0.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 298 (21.06%) Microsoft
2 193 (13.64%) Google
3 63 (4.45%) Oracle
4 59 (4.17%) IBM
5 54 (3.82%) Splunk
6 52 (3.67%) Red Hat
7 28 (1.98%) New Relic
8 27 (1.91%) Atlassian
9 23 (1.63%) SaltStack
10 21 (1.48%) SAP
11 17 (1.20%) VMware
12 14 (0.99%) AppDynamics
13 12 (0.85%) Adobe
13 12 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.78%) Databricks
14 11 (0.78%) MuleSoft
15 10 (0.71%) Cisco
15 10 (0.71%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 9 (0.64%) Cognizant
16 9 (0.64%) WorldPay