Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 246 442
Rank change year-on-year +85 +196 +411
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,688 2,047 1,227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.17% 1.39% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.03% 4.69% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,558 1,799 1,015
Median annual salary £70,000 £68,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.19% +14.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +11.11%

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 28,015 43,650 42,511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.97% 29.66% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 22,854 35,428 34,530
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 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 +84 1,588 £70,000 - 187
London +94 940 £80,000 +6.67% 98
UK excluding London +91 704 £55,000 -8.33% 107
North of England +111 256 £52,500 -12.50% 31
Work from Home +7 190 £57,000 -18.57% 22
South East +37 166 £65,000 -7.14% 18
North West +35 131 £52,756 -12.07% 18
Yorkshire +172 116 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Midlands +31 95 £50,000 -4.76% 17
West Midlands +48 76 £50,000 -4.76% 10
South West +82 68 £52,500 -8.70% 13
East of England +120 62 £50,000 -9.91% 10
Scotland +77 43 £50,000 -4.76% 13
East Midlands +46 19 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Wales +21 15 £47,500 -5.00% 5
North East +29 9 £50,000 -15.97% 3
Northern Ireland +14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 1,326 (78.55%) AWS
2 901 (53.38%) AWS Lambda
3 848 (50.24%) DevOps
4 758 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
5 700 (41.47%) Python
6 606 (35.90%) JavaScript
7 573 (33.95%) Azure
8 498 (29.50%) Microservices
9 476 (28.20%) Docker
10 468 (27.73%) Node.js
11 461 (27.31%) Kubernetes
12 429 (25.41%) Java
13 406 (24.05%) Terraform
14 376 (22.27%) Finance
15 359 (21.27%) Software Engineering
16 356 (21.09%) SQL
17 345 (20.44%) Jenkins
18 343 (20.32%) TDD
19 302 (17.89%) C#
20 301 (17.83%) Amazon EC2
21 290 (17.18%) React
22 289 (17.12%) Web Services
23 287 (17.00%) .NET
24 276 (16.35%) Amazon S3
25 268 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
26 254 (15.05%) AWS CloudFormation
27 253 (14.99%) GCP
27 253 (14.99%) AngularJS
28 248 (14.69%) HTML
29 247 (14.63%) Git (software)

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
1 121 (7.17%) Apache
2 114 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (4.09%) Confluence
4 61 (3.61%) Apache Spark
5 27 (1.60%) CMS
6 21 (1.24%) IIS
7 18 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 11 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
8 11 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.59%) nginx
10 9 (0.53%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.47%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.30%) Ethereum
12 5 (0.30%) Headless CMS
13 4 (0.24%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.24%) Jupyter
13 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.36%) Sketch
3 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
3 7 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.24%) Eikon
4 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
5 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,326 (78.55%) AWS
2 901 (53.38%) AWS Lambda
3 573 (33.95%) Azure
4 301 (17.83%) Amazon EC2
5 276 (16.35%) Amazon S3
6 254 (15.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 253 (14.99%) GCP
8 236 (13.98%) Amazon ECS
9 226 (13.39%) SaaS
10 188 (11.14%) Azure Functions
11 158 (9.36%) PaaS
12 104 (6.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 104 (6.16%) IaaS
13 78 (4.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 77 (4.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 71 (4.21%) Amazon SQS
16 65 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
17 63 (3.73%) GitHub
17 63 (3.73%) Power Platform
18 60 (3.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 47 (2.78%) Firewall
1 47 (2.78%) HTTP
2 39 (2.31%) DNS
3 30 (1.78%) Network Security
4 23 (1.36%) Internet
5 22 (1.30%) VPN
6 21 (1.24%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.83%) SSL
8 11 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.30%) SAN
10 4 (0.24%) tcpdump
11 3 (0.18%) AMQP
11 3 (0.18%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.18%) Extranet
11 3 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.18%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.18%) ZigBee
12 2 (0.12%) VoIP
12 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 218 (12.91%) MySQL
3 193 (11.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 168 (9.95%) PostgreSQL
5 157 (9.30%) NoSQL
6 144 (8.53%) Amazon Redshift
7 134 (7.94%) MongoDB
8 131 (7.76%) Amazon RDS
9 97 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
10 75 (4.44%) Big Data
11 57 (3.38%) Redis
12 55 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
12 55 (3.26%) Cosmos DB
13 54 (3.20%) Amazon Athena
14 42 (2.49%) Data Lake
15 40 (2.37%) Relational Database
16 39 (2.31%) Power BI
17 30 (1.78%) Hadoop
18 29 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
19 27 (1.60%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 345 (20.44%) Jenkins
2 247 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 120 (7.11%) GitLab
4 117 (6.93%) JIRA
5 66 (3.91%) Artifactory
6 65 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 63 (3.73%) TeamCity
8 60 (3.55%) Bitbucket
9 53 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 49 (2.90%) Selenium
11 35 (2.07%) webpack
12 32 (1.90%) Maven
13 31 (1.84%) CircleCI
14 28 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (1.48%) Mocha
15 25 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
16 24 (1.42%) Cucumber
17 23 (1.36%) Gradle
17 23 (1.36%) Visual Studio
18 21 (1.24%) Cypress.io
General
1 376 (22.27%) Finance
2 151 (8.95%) Banking
3 80 (4.74%) Retail
4 66 (3.91%) Back Office
5 52 (3.08%) Games
6 40 (2.37%) Law
7 30 (1.78%) Marketing
8 23 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.24%) Public Sector
10 19 (1.13%) Front Office
11 17 (1.01%) Legal
12 14 (0.83%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.71%) Advertising
14 9 (0.53%) Publishing
15 7 (0.41%) Automotive
16 4 (0.24%) Electronics
16 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.18%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.18%) Police
18 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 595 (35.25%) Developer
2 272 (16.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 210 (12.44%) AWS Engineer
4 154 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 148 (8.77%) Architect
6 144 (8.53%) Software Engineer
7 126 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
8 115 (6.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 91 (5.39%) JavaScript Developer
10 88 (5.21%) AWS DevOps
11 87 (5.15%) .NET Developer
12 79 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
13 75 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 70 (4.15%) Data Engineer
14 70 (4.15%) Lead Developer
14 70 (4.15%) Python Engineer
15 67 (3.97%) AWS Developer
16 65 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
17 62 (3.67%) Cloud Architect
17 62 (3.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (27.73%) Node.js
2 290 (17.18%) React
3 289 (17.12%) Web Services
4 287 (17.00%) .NET
5 253 (14.99%) AngularJS
6 248 (14.69%) HTML
7 218 (12.91%) CSS
8 166 (9.83%) REST
9 156 (9.24%) .NET Core
10 116 (6.87%) Vue.js
11 107 (6.34%) HTML5
11 107 (6.34%) Kafka
12 97 (5.75%) GraphQL
13 91 (5.39%) RESTful
14 86 (5.09%) gRPC
15 81 (4.80%) .NET Framework
16 77 (4.56%) OAuth
17 71 (4.21%) Swagger
18 65 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
19 58 (3.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 190 (11.26%) Cloud Native
2 105 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
3 103 (6.10%) Hedge funds
4 92 (5.45%) User Experience
5 78 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (4.38%) Public Cloud
7 58 (3.44%) Mobile App
8 44 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (1.54%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 20 (1.18%) Fixed Income
13 19 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 18 (1.07%) Derivative
14 18 (1.07%) Equities
14 18 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
15 17 (1.01%) Virtual Team
16 15 (0.89%) Blog
17 14 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 213 (12.62%) Linux
2 75 (4.44%) Windows
3 47 (2.78%) Android
4 45 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.31%) Unix
6 15 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.77%) CoreOS
7 13 (0.77%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.59%) VMS
9 9 (0.53%) CentOS
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.24%) Debian
11 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 848 (50.24%) DevOps
2 758 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
3 498 (29.50%) Microservices
4 359 (21.27%) Software Engineering
5 343 (20.32%) TDD
6 268 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
7 213 (12.62%) Mentoring
8 207 (12.26%) Test Automation
9 197 (11.67%) Infrastructure as Code
10 191 (11.32%) Scrum
11 171 (10.13%) Fintech
12 163 (9.66%) Analytics
13 146 (8.65%) Asset Management
14 128 (7.58%) BDD
15 123 (7.29%) Configuration Management
16 122 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
17 120 (7.11%) SDLC
18 117 (6.93%) Investment Management
19 97 (5.75%) Open Source
20 92 (5.45%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 700 (41.47%) Python
2 606 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 429 (25.41%) Java
4 356 (21.09%) SQL
5 302 (17.89%) C#
6 187 (11.08%) TypeScript
7 138 (8.18%) Bash Shell
8 132 (7.82%) PowerShell
9 103 (6.10%) Go
10 78 (4.62%) Ruby
11 77 (4.56%) PHP
12 70 (4.15%) Scala
13 57 (3.38%) ES6
14 49 (2.90%) T-SQL
15 41 (2.43%) Kotlin
16 34 (2.01%) C
17 32 (1.90%) Java 8
18 31 (1.84%) C++
19 27 (1.60%) Shell Script
20 15 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 103 (6.10%) Degree
2 74 (4.38%) AWS Certification
3 30 (1.78%) Sun Certification
4 29 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.89%) CISSP
6 14 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (0.53%) CCSP
8 9 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.41%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.30%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.24%) CISA
12 4 (0.24%) CISM
12 4 (0.24%) HND
12 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.24%) MBA
13 2 (0.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.98%) QA
2 21 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.18%) SLA
4 17 (1.01%) GDPR
5 14 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.83%) NIST
5 14 (0.83%) NIST 800
6 4 (0.24%) COBIT
6 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 476 (28.20%) Docker
2 48 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.71%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.65%) GlusterFS
6 11 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.30%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.30%) Varnish
7 5 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.18%) iptables
8 3 (0.18%) vSphere
9 2 (0.12%) HDFS
9 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.12%) XenApp
10 1 (0.059%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.059%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.059%) zsh
Systems Management
1 461 (27.31%) Kubernetes
2 406 (24.05%) Terraform
3 225 (13.33%) Ansible
4 107 (6.34%) Puppet
5 94 (5.57%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.54%) Kibana
7 24 (1.42%) Packer
8 22 (1.30%) Nagios
9 17 (1.01%) logstash
10 8 (0.47%) Grafana
10 8 (0.47%) OSSEC
11 6 (0.36%) Rancher
11 6 (0.36%) Salt
12 5 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.24%) SCCM
13 4 (0.24%) SCOM
14 3 (0.18%) Istio
14 3 (0.18%) Mesos
14 3 (0.18%) Munin
Vendors
1 204 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 177 (10.49%) Google
3 110 (6.52%) Oracle
4 41 (2.43%) Tableau
5 33 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (1.90%) Splunk
7 30 (1.78%) VMware
8 20 (1.18%) Databricks
9 18 (1.07%) New Relic
10 17 (1.01%) Dynatrace
11 16 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.83%) Talend
12 14 (0.83%) Xamarin
13 13 (0.77%) Informatica
14 12 (0.71%) Citrix
14 12 (0.71%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.65%) Atlassian
15 11 (0.65%) IBM
16 9 (0.53%) Adobe
16 9 (0.53%) PagerDuty