Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 561 965 1223
Rank change year-on-year +404 +258 +92
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 773 207 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.12% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% 0.84% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 623 183 53
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £44,800
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £51,350
% change year-on-year +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 36,285 24,560 21,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.72% 13.98% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30,072 20,573 18,491
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 +410 724 £60,000 -7.69% 155
London +193 391 £63,500 -9.29% 94
UK excluding London +297 348 £50,000 +8.70% 70
North of England +72 78 £50,000 +31.58% 23
South East +78 76 £57,500 -11.54% 17
South West +57 67 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Midlands +76 61 £57,500 +4.55% 8
North West +56 53 £50,000 +8.70% 13
West Midlands - 46 £53,750 - 5
East of England +32 42 £55,000 +12.82% 4
Yorkshire - 24 £50,000 - 9
Scotland -15 16 £70,000 +86.67% 5
East Midlands +22 15 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Wales - 7 £50,000 - 2
North East -23 1 £65,000 +71.05% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 609 (78.78%) Amazon AWS
2 394 (50.97%) AWS Lambda
3 337 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
4 300 (38.81%) DevOps
5 256 (33.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 256 (33.12%) Node.js
6 251 (32.47%) JavaScript
7 246 (31.82%) Git (software)
8 243 (31.44%) SQL
9 211 (27.30%) Python
10 202 (26.13%) Java
11 201 (26.00%) TDD
12 196 (25.36%) Microservices
13 182 (23.54%) Continuous Integration
14 181 (23.42%) Microsoft
15 179 (23.16%) Docker
16 170 (21.99%) Linux
17 169 (21.86%) Analytics
18 166 (21.47%) IaaS
19 158 (20.44%) C#
20 157 (20.31%) Software Engineering
21 156 (20.18%) Amazon S3
22 155 (20.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
23 154 (19.92%) Web Services
24 145 (18.76%) HTML
25 143 (18.50%) Ansible
26 140 (18.11%) Jenkins
27 135 (17.46%) Amazon EC2
28 133 (17.21%) Visual Studio
29 132 (17.08%) Big Data

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 99 (12.81%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (5.30%) Apache Spark
3 29 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
5 24 (3.10%) Apache
5 24 (3.10%) Drupal
6 20 (2.59%) Apache Solr
7 16 (2.07%) nginx
7 16 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.68%) WordPress
9 8 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.91%) Jetty
11 6 (0.78%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.65%) CMS
12 5 (0.65%) Confluence
13 3 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
13 3 (0.39%) IIS
13 3 (0.39%) Moodle
13 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 25 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 609 (78.78%) Amazon AWS
2 394 (50.97%) AWS Lambda
3 256 (33.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 166 (21.47%) IaaS
5 156 (20.18%) Amazon S3
6 135 (17.46%) Amazon EC2
7 131 (16.95%) PaaS
8 129 (16.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 78 (10.09%) Amazon Kinesis
10 63 (8.15%) Cloud Computing
10 63 (8.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 55 (7.12%) Azure Data Factory
12 54 (6.99%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 52 (6.73%) SaaS
14 50 (6.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 50 (6.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 49 (6.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 44 (5.69%) Route 53
17 43 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
18 42 (5.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.72%) VPN
2 20 (2.59%) HTTP
3 13 (1.68%) DNS
4 10 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.16%) SAN
6 7 (0.91%) Internet
6 7 (0.91%) SSL
7 5 (0.65%) VoIP
7 5 (0.65%) Wireless
8 4 (0.52%) Firewall
8 4 (0.52%) Intranet
9 3 (0.39%) BGP
9 3 (0.39%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.39%) LAN
9 3 (0.39%) OpenVPN
9 3 (0.39%) OSPF
9 3 (0.39%) WAN
10 2 (0.26%) ATM
10 2 (0.26%) IPsec
10 2 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (20.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 132 (17.08%) Big Data
2 132 (17.08%) NoSQL
3 73 (9.44%) MongoDB
4 71 (9.18%) Data Lake
5 69 (8.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 66 (8.54%) Amazon RDS
7 65 (8.41%) Relational Database
8 54 (6.99%) Power BI
8 54 (6.99%) SQL Server
9 53 (6.86%) MySQL
10 51 (6.60%) Amazon Redshift
11 45 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
12 37 (4.79%) Neo4j
13 30 (3.88%) Hadoop
14 26 (3.36%) RDBMS
14 26 (3.36%) Redis
15 19 (2.46%) Apache Hive
16 17 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.94%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 246 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 140 (18.11%) Jenkins
3 133 (17.21%) Visual Studio
4 85 (11.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 33 (4.27%) TeamCity
6 25 (3.23%) Maven
7 22 (2.85%) JIRA
8 20 (2.59%) GoCD
9 14 (1.81%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.81%) Protractor
10 12 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (1.55%) Mercurial
10 12 (1.55%) Travis CI
11 11 (1.42%) JUnit
12 10 (1.29%) gulp
12 10 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (1.29%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.16%) git-flow
13 9 (1.16%) Gradle
General
1 68 (8.80%) Finance
2 54 (6.99%) Marketing
3 30 (3.88%) Games
3 30 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.59%) Banking
5 17 (2.20%) Legal
6 14 (1.81%) Retail
7 13 (1.68%) Advertising
8 5 (0.65%) Electronics
8 5 (0.65%) Publishing
8 5 (0.65%) Swedish Language
9 4 (0.52%) Digital Economy
9 4 (0.52%) Law
10 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 247 (31.95%) Developer
2 142 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 117 (15.14%) Architect
4 89 (11.51%) AWS Engineer
5 71 (9.18%) Node.js Developer
5 71 (9.18%) Solutions Architect
6 66 (8.54%) Java Developer
7 64 (8.28%) Senior Developer
8 63 (8.15%) Cloud Architect
9 60 (7.76%) AWS DevOps
10 51 (6.60%) Lead Developer
11 49 (6.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 46 (5.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 45 (5.82%) Azure Architect
14 42 (5.43%) Software Engineer
15 41 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
16 38 (4.92%) AWS Developer
16 38 (4.92%) Consultant
17 32 (4.14%) Applications Architect
17 32 (4.14%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (33.12%) Node.js
2 154 (19.92%) Web Services
3 145 (18.76%) HTML
4 125 (16.17%) REST
5 121 (15.65%) .NET
5 121 (15.65%) CSS
6 77 (9.96%) AngularJS
7 68 (8.80%) HTML5
8 67 (8.67%) Spring
9 66 (8.54%) JSON
10 57 (7.37%) XML
11 55 (7.12%) RESTful
12 51 (6.60%) ASP.NET
13 46 (5.95%) React
14 42 (5.43%) Elastic Stack
15 39 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 38 (4.92%) .NET Framework
17 35 (4.53%) Entity Framework
17 35 (4.53%) WCF
18 34 (4.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.60%) User Experience
2 45 (5.82%) Computer Science
3 34 (4.40%) Fintech
4 33 (4.27%) Algorithms
5 23 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.46%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.46%) W3C
7 15 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
8 14 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.68%) BBC
9 13 (1.68%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.55%) Cloud Native
11 11 (1.42%) STB
12 10 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.91%) e-Learning
14 6 (0.78%) Clustering
14 6 (0.78%) Social Media
14 6 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 170 (21.99%) Linux
2 60 (7.76%) Windows
3 58 (7.50%) Unix
4 34 (4.40%) CentOS
5 22 (2.85%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.68%) CoreOS
7 13 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 12 (1.55%) Android
9 7 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (0.91%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.26%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.13%) Fedora
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (38.81%) DevOps
3 201 (26.00%) TDD
4 196 (25.36%) Microservices
5 182 (23.54%) Continuous Integration
6 169 (21.86%) Analytics
7 157 (20.31%) Software Engineering
8 132 (17.08%) Presales
9 113 (14.62%) Configuration Management
10 101 (13.07%) Service Delivery
11 95 (12.29%) Test Automation
12 94 (12.16%) Migration
13 86 (11.13%) Machine Learning
14 75 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
15 72 (9.31%) Continuous Delivery
16 69 (8.93%) Data Science
17 67 (8.67%) BDD
17 67 (8.67%) Mentoring
18 60 (7.76%) Auto-Scaling
18 60 (7.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 251 (32.47%) JavaScript
2 243 (31.44%) SQL
3 211 (27.30%) Python
4 202 (26.13%) Java
5 158 (20.44%) C#
6 79 (10.22%) PowerShell
7 73 (9.44%) Scala
8 63 (8.15%) ES6
9 62 (8.02%) Ruby
10 53 (6.86%) PHP
11 40 (5.17%) U-SQL
12 39 (5.05%) Bash Shell
12 39 (5.05%) Go
13 22 (2.85%) Clojure
13 22 (2.85%) Perl
14 21 (2.72%) TypeScript
15 18 (2.33%) C++
16 16 (2.07%) Groovy
17 15 (1.94%) Apple Swift
17 15 (1.94%) R
Qualifications
1 49 (6.34%) Degree
2 29 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.23%) AWS Certification
4 24 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.07%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.91%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (0.39%) MCP
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.26%) AAT
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.98%) QA
2 19 (2.46%) WAI
3 5 (0.65%) GCP
3 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 179 (23.16%) Docker
2 76 (9.83%) Active Directory
3 53 (6.86%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (2.33%) HDFS
5 14 (1.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.65%) GlusterFS
6 5 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.26%) vCloud
7 2 (0.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) LXC
8 1 (0.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 143 (18.50%) Ansible
2 127 (16.43%) Terraform
3 118 (15.27%) Puppet
4 94 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (7.63%) Kubernetes
6 38 (4.92%) Kibana
7 37 (4.79%) Packer
8 36 (4.66%) logstash
9 19 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
10 15 (1.94%) Nagios
11 14 (1.81%) Mesos
12 11 (1.42%) Prometheus
13 9 (1.16%) Oozie
14 5 (0.65%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.65%) Consul
15 4 (0.52%) OSSEC
16 3 (0.39%) Check_MK
16 3 (0.39%) Graphite
16 3 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
16 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 181 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 118 (15.27%) Google
3 59 (7.63%) Tableau
4 37 (4.79%) Red Hat
5 32 (4.14%) Oracle
6 24 (3.10%) New Relic
7 23 (2.98%) IBM
8 22 (2.85%) VMware
9 17 (2.20%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.94%) Splunk
11 14 (1.81%) Capita
12 13 (1.68%) NetApp
12 13 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.42%) Arqiva
13 11 (1.42%) BT
14 10 (1.29%) Cloudera
15 9 (1.16%) Talend
16 7 (0.91%) LexisNexis
17 6 (0.78%) Cisco
17 6 (0.78%) Cognizant