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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 72 83 170
Rank change year-on-year +11 +87 +92
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 8,217 3,844 1,705
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.66% 3.68% 2.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.49% 8.66% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,040 2,207 1,391
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +4.09%
75th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £115,000 £103,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -5.38%

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 78,366 44,363 28,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.45% 42.44% 36.17%
Number of salaries quoted 38,983 32,858 23,790
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,246
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £93,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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 +6 6,606 £77,000 +2.67% 469
London -8 4,529 £85,000 +6.25% 279
Work from Home -1 3,374 £75,000 +6.38% 268
UK excluding London +48 2,123 £65,000 +8.33% 219
South East +89 644 £70,000 +14.29% 33
North of England +25 545 £67,500 +12.50% 72
North West +15 349 £70,000 +16.67% 37
Midlands +9 290 £60,000 - 28
South West +8 245 £75,000 +66.67% 26
East of England +51 236 £60,000 +13.21% 27
West Midlands +17 199 £52,500 -16.00% 19
Yorkshire +5 182 £67,500 +12.50% 26
Scotland +7 143 £65,000 +16.07% 22
East Midlands -5 90 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Wales -19 34 £57,063 +20.13% 8
North East -29 14 £50,000 -2.44% 9
Northern Ireland -53 2 £63,500 -20.63% 3

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 6,194 (75.38%) AWS
2 4,907 (59.72%) Agile
3 3,902 (47.49%) AWS Lambda
4 3,873 (47.13%) DevOps
5 3,554 (43.25%) CI/CD
6 3,424 (41.67%) Python
7 3,398 (41.35%) Software Engineering
8 3,101 (37.74%) Microservices
9 3,093 (37.64%) Azure
10 3,086 (37.56%) JavaScript
11 2,865 (34.87%) Docker
12 2,756 (33.54%) React
13 2,666 (32.44%) Java
14 2,395 (29.15%) Finance
15 2,394 (29.13%) Kubernetes
16 2,363 (28.76%) Node.js
17 2,302 (28.02%) GCP
18 2,228 (27.11%) SQL
19 2,169 (26.40%) Terraform
20 2,075 (25.25%) TDD
21 2,035 (24.77%) Git (software)
22 1,958 (23.83%) TypeScript
23 1,734 (21.10%) Full Stack Development
24 1,650 (20.08%) Test Automation
25 1,579 (19.22%) Mentoring
26 1,577 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
27 1,495 (18.19%) Social Skills
28 1,490 (18.13%) Infrastructure as Code
29 1,487 (18.10%) C#
30 1,477 (17.97%) 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
1 576 (7.01%) Elasticsearch
2 465 (5.66%) Apache Spark
3 384 (4.67%) Apache
4 282 (3.43%) Confluence
5 243 (2.96%) CMS
6 239 (2.91%) Apache Airflow
7 128 (1.56%) IIS
8 122 (1.48%) Tomcat
9 110 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
9 110 (1.34%) Headless CMS
10 103 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
11 95 (1.16%) JBoss
12 53 (0.65%) nginx
13 49 (0.60%) Jupyter
14 38 (0.46%) SharePoint
15 32 (0.39%) Apache Solr
15 32 (0.39%) Luigi
16 29 (0.35%) Drupal
17 26 (0.32%) WordPress
18 25 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 39 (0.47%) Chatbot
2 23 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 19 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.22%) Sketch
5 14 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.085%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (0.061%) InVision
10 2 (0.024%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 64 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.46%) Shopify
3 24 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.085%) Fidessa
7 4 (0.049%) Acoustic Campaign
7 4 (0.049%) Adobe Campaign
8 3 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.024%) Cloudability
10 1 (0.012%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.012%) Magento
10 1 (0.012%) Maximo
10 1 (0.012%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.012%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6,194 (75.38%) AWS
2 3,902 (47.49%) AWS Lambda
3 3,093 (37.64%) Azure
4 2,302 (28.02%) GCP
5 1,389 (16.90%) Amazon S3
6 1,164 (14.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 998 (12.15%) GitHub
8 993 (12.08%) Amazon EC2
9 827 (10.06%) Amazon SQS
10 795 (9.68%) SaaS
11 791 (9.63%) Azure Functions
12 760 (9.25%) Amazon ECS
13 619 (7.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 591 (7.19%) Cloud Functions
15 574 (6.99%) PaaS
16 536 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
17 489 (5.95%) Amazon Kinesis
18 407 (4.95%) OpenShift
19 384 (4.67%) Amazon EKS
20 383 (4.66%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 446 (5.43%) Internet
2 230 (2.80%) Firewall
3 142 (1.73%) HTTP
4 97 (1.18%) DNS
5 67 (0.82%) VPN
6 42 (0.51%) Wireshark
7 40 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
8 31 (0.38%) Broadband
8 31 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 28 (0.34%) MQTT
10 26 (0.32%) WebEx
11 24 (0.29%) Bluetooth
12 23 (0.28%) DHCP
12 23 (0.28%) Network Security
13 22 (0.27%) HTTPS
13 22 (0.27%) SSL
14 18 (0.22%) AMQP
15 15 (0.18%) Intranet
16 14 (0.17%) VoIP
17 13 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,376 (16.75%) NoSQL
2 1,258 (15.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1,160 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1,135 (13.81%) MySQL
5 891 (10.84%) Relational Database
6 762 (9.27%) Amazon RDS
7 682 (8.30%) SQL Server
8 626 (7.62%) MongoDB
9 501 (6.10%) Big Data
10 450 (5.48%) Redis
11 358 (4.36%) Amazon Athena
12 317 (3.86%) Data Lake
13 309 (3.76%) Amazon Aurora
13 309 (3.76%) BigQuery
14 307 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
15 298 (3.63%) Amazon Redshift
16 258 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
17 201 (2.45%) Flink
18 156 (1.90%) Cloud Spanner
19 135 (1.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2,035 (24.77%) Git (software)
2 1,477 (17.97%) Jenkins
3 834 (10.15%) JIRA
4 635 (7.73%) Maven
5 496 (6.04%) Gradle
6 350 (4.26%) GitLab
7 311 (3.78%) CircleCI
8 310 (3.77%) Subversion
9 273 (3.32%) Mockito
10 266 (3.24%) Cypress.io
11 244 (2.97%) JUnit
12 224 (2.73%) webpack
13 215 (2.62%) Storybook
14 211 (2.57%) Bitbucket
15 199 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
16 198 (2.41%) Ant
17 177 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
18 171 (2.08%) TeamCity
19 143 (1.74%) Selenium
20 105 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 2,395 (29.15%) Finance
2 1,495 (18.19%) Social Skills
3 675 (8.21%) Manufacturing
4 585 (7.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 473 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
6 453 (5.51%) Banking
7 394 (4.79%) Games
8 373 (4.54%) Retail
9 355 (4.32%) Marketing
10 296 (3.60%) Legal
11 172 (2.09%) Public Sector
12 146 (1.78%) Advertising
13 137 (1.67%) Publishing
14 130 (1.58%) Presentation Skills
15 127 (1.55%) Law
16 95 (1.16%) Back Office
17 89 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
18 71 (0.86%) Financial Institution
19 69 (0.84%) Wearables
20 58 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 2,045 (24.89%) Developer
2 1,961 (23.87%) Software Engineer
3 841 (10.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 818 (9.95%) Senior Software Engineer
5 647 (7.87%) Senior Developer
6 626 (7.62%) Architect
7 599 (7.29%) Java Engineer
8 576 (7.01%) Full Stack Developer
9 571 (6.95%) Cloud Engineer
10 512 (6.23%) Principal Engineer
11 504 (6.13%) Data Engineer
12 361 (4.39%) Senior DevOps
13 354 (4.31%) AWS Engineer
14 326 (3.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 278 (3.38%) Java Developer
16 239 (2.91%) Backend Developer
17 236 (2.87%) Senior Java Engineer
18 217 (2.64%) Principal Software Engineer
19 201 (2.45%) .NET Developer
20 197 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,756 (33.54%) React
2 2,363 (28.76%) Node.js
3 1,405 (17.10%) .NET
4 1,363 (16.59%) HTML
5 1,336 (16.26%) CSS
6 1,110 (13.51%) REST
7 1,025 (12.47%) AngularJS
8 991 (12.06%) GraphQL
9 884 (10.76%) RESTful
10 869 (10.58%) Spring
11 688 (8.37%) Kafka
12 620 (7.55%) Vue.js
13 539 (6.56%) HTML5
14 492 (5.99%) Spring Boot
15 487 (5.93%) React Native
16 473 (5.76%) .NET Core
17 434 (5.28%) JSON
18 433 (5.27%) ASP.NET
19 427 (5.20%) Elastic Stack
20 422 (5.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 922 (11.22%) Algorithms
2 900 (10.95%) User Experience
3 899 (10.94%) Cloud Native
4 815 (9.92%) Data Structures
5 631 (7.68%) Life Science
6 453 (5.51%) Mobile App
7 386 (4.70%) Linux Command Line
8 316 (3.85%) Public Cloud
9 244 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
10 238 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
11 217 (2.64%) Virtual Team
12 191 (2.32%) Blog
13 173 (2.11%) Legacy Applications
14 167 (2.03%) IoT
15 166 (2.02%) Legacy Systems
16 164 (2.00%) Renewable Energy
17 151 (1.84%) Management Information System
18 145 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
19 132 (1.61%) Social Network
20 119 (1.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,044 (12.71%) Linux
2 477 (5.81%) Windows
3 416 (5.06%) Unix
4 335 (4.08%) Android
5 302 (3.68%) Apple iOS
6 142 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 92 (1.12%) Mesosphere
8 88 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 56 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
10 48 (0.58%) VMS
11 30 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 17 (0.21%) Alpine Linux
14 15 (0.18%) Kali Linux
14 15 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.17%) CentOS
16 12 (0.15%) Solaris
17 11 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
18 8 (0.097%) Amazon Linux
18 8 (0.097%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,907 (59.72%) Agile
2 3,873 (47.13%) DevOps
3 3,554 (43.25%) CI/CD
4 3,398 (41.35%) Software Engineering
5 3,101 (37.74%) Microservices
6 2,075 (25.25%) TDD
7 1,734 (21.10%) Full Stack Development
8 1,650 (20.08%) Test Automation
9 1,579 (19.22%) Mentoring
10 1,577 (19.19%) Continuous Integration
11 1,490 (18.13%) Infrastructure as Code
12 1,324 (16.11%) Coaching
13 1,270 (15.46%) Scrum
14 1,136 (13.82%) Analytics
15 1,103 (13.42%) Event-Driven
16 1,029 (12.52%) Data Science
17 1,008 (12.27%) BDD
18 968 (11.78%) Computer Science
19 875 (10.65%) Machine Learning
20 822 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3,424 (41.67%) Python
2 3,086 (37.56%) JavaScript
3 2,666 (32.44%) Java
4 2,228 (27.11%) SQL
5 1,958 (23.83%) TypeScript
6 1,487 (18.10%) C#
7 905 (11.01%) Go
8 697 (8.48%) Ruby
9 644 (7.84%) PowerShell
10 580 (7.06%) PHP
11 525 (6.39%) Bash
12 370 (4.50%) C
13 352 (4.28%) C++
14 348 (4.24%) Scala
15 281 (3.42%) Shell Script
16 261 (3.18%) Perl
17 246 (2.99%) Objective-C
18 211 (2.57%) ES6
19 186 (2.26%) Kotlin
20 153 (1.86%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1,176 (14.31%) Degree
2 575 (7.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 129 (1.57%) AWS Certification
4 112 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 99 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
6 87 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 81 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
8 73 (0.89%) SC Cleared
9 64 (0.78%) Master's Degree
10 62 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
11 56 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 55 (0.67%) CISSP
13 22 (0.27%) OCP
13 22 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
14 14 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
15 12 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.15%) PhD
16 11 (0.13%) OSCP
17 7 (0.085%) MBA
17 7 (0.085%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 572 (6.96%) QA
2 281 (3.42%) Accessibility
3 120 (1.46%) GDPR
4 94 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 68 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 36 (0.44%) NIST
6 36 (0.44%) SLA
7 29 (0.35%) HIPAA
8 22 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (0.21%) GxP
10 16 (0.19%) SOC 2
11 14 (0.17%) IASME
11 14 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 14 (0.17%) SOC 1
12 11 (0.13%) HL7
13 7 (0.085%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.024%) CDISC
15 2 (0.024%) EMIR
15 2 (0.024%) MiFID
System Software
1 2,865 (34.87%) Docker
2 145 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
3 85 (1.03%) ISA Server
4 66 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 31 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (0.28%) Firmware
7 10 (0.12%) zsh
8 9 (0.11%) Varnish
8 9 (0.11%) vSphere
9 8 (0.097%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.073%) LXC
10 6 (0.073%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.061%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.061%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.037%) Ceph
12 3 (0.037%) NFS
13 1 (0.012%) OpenDJ
13 1 (0.012%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.012%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2,394 (29.13%) Kubernetes
2 2,169 (26.40%) Terraform
3 622 (7.57%) Ansible
4 439 (5.34%) Puppet
5 419 (5.10%) Opscode Chef
6 250 (3.04%) Grafana
7 232 (2.82%) Prometheus
8 211 (2.57%) Kibana
9 146 (1.78%) logstash
10 132 (1.61%) Istio
11 92 (1.12%) Automic
11 92 (1.12%) Consul
12 56 (0.68%) Rancher
13 47 (0.57%) Opsgenie
13 47 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
14 44 (0.54%) Fortio
14 44 (0.54%) Kiali
15 42 (0.51%) Pingdom
15 42 (0.51%) ZABBIX
16 36 (0.44%) Argo
Vendors
1 1,246 (15.16%) Google
2 1,129 (13.74%) Microsoft
3 278 (3.38%) Splunk
4 204 (2.48%) Oracle
5 193 (2.35%) New Relic
6 186 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 173 (2.11%) Databricks
8 92 (1.12%) Dell
9 87 (1.06%) Xamarin
10 74 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 69 (0.84%) VMware
12 67 (0.82%) Apple
13 63 (0.77%) Confluent
14 57 (0.69%) MuleSoft
15 52 (0.63%) YouTube
16 49 (0.60%) Atlassian
17 47 (0.57%) Facebook
18 46 (0.56%) Spotify
19 45 (0.55%) ServiceNow
19 45 (0.55%) Zend