Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 440 844 1135
Rank change year-on-year +404 +291 +169
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,157 344 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.20% 0.070%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.97% 1.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 860 294 107
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £40,900 £42,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -34.62%

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 38,952 27,766 23,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.66% 16.15% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 31,715 23,016 19,716
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £43,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +8.05% -1.14% +3.53%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +384 1,088 £60,000 -7.69% 212
London +235 694 £65,000 -7.14% 127
UK excluding London +332 432 £50,000 +11.11% 97
South East +103 113 £57,500 +27.78% 34
North of England +63 84 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Midlands +84 80 £50,250 +34.00% 16
West Midlands +85 73 £51,363 +37.89% 9
South West +52 66 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North West +34 47 £41,250 -13.16% 6
East of England +24 45 £56,250 +15.38% 10
Scotland +3 35 £70,000 - 6
Yorkshire +49 34 £45,000 -25.00% 10
East Midlands +6 7 £37,500 -31.82% 7
Wales - 7 £35,000 - 4
North East -18 3 £65,000 +71.05% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 893 (77.18%) Amazon AWS
2 607 (52.46%) AWS Lambda
3 517 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
4 455 (39.33%) DevOps
5 408 (35.26%) Python
6 369 (31.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 357 (30.86%) JavaScript
8 348 (30.08%) Git (software)
9 328 (28.35%) SQL
10 326 (28.18%) Microservices
11 312 (26.97%) Node.js
12 289 (24.98%) Docker
13 283 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
14 276 (23.85%) TDD
15 269 (23.25%) C#
16 255 (22.04%) Software Engineering
17 251 (21.69%) Java
18 249 (21.52%) Microsoft
19 241 (20.83%) Linux
20 222 (19.19%) IaaS
21 214 (18.50%) AWS CloudFormation
22 210 (18.15%) Analytics
22 210 (18.15%) Jenkins
23 207 (17.89%) Big Data
24 205 (17.72%) NoSQL
25 200 (17.29%) Ansible
26 199 (17.20%) Web Services
27 193 (16.68%) HTML
28 191 (16.51%) Test Automation
29 179 (15.47%) Amazon EC2

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 84 (7.26%) Apache Spark
1 84 (7.26%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (3.72%) Drupal
3 38 (3.28%) Apache
4 30 (2.59%) Tomcat
4 30 (2.59%) WordPress
5 27 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 25 (2.16%) Apache Solr
6 25 (2.16%) CMS
7 21 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 21 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 19 (1.64%) NServiceBus
9 18 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
10 15 (1.30%) nginx
11 14 (1.21%) Moodle
12 12 (1.04%) Confluence
13 6 (0.52%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.52%) IIS
14 5 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 893 (77.18%) Amazon AWS
2 607 (52.46%) AWS Lambda
3 369 (31.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 222 (19.19%) IaaS
5 214 (18.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 179 (15.47%) Amazon EC2
7 166 (14.35%) Amazon S3
8 165 (14.26%) PaaS
9 109 (9.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 94 (8.12%) Amazon Kinesis
11 93 (8.04%) SaaS
12 89 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
13 88 (7.61%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 82 (7.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 76 (6.57%) Cloud Computing
16 65 (5.62%) CloudFront
17 52 (4.49%) Amazon SQS
18 50 (4.32%) Amazon EMR
19 49 (4.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 49 (4.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.49%) HTTP
2 35 (3.03%) DNS
3 24 (2.07%) Internet
4 20 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.73%) Wireless
5 15 (1.30%) SSL
6 14 (1.21%) VPN
7 13 (1.12%) BGP
7 13 (1.12%) DHCP
7 13 (1.12%) EIGRP
7 13 (1.12%) LAN
7 13 (1.12%) OSPF
7 13 (1.12%) WAN
8 12 (1.04%) Firewall
9 6 (0.52%) MQTT
9 6 (0.52%) VoIP
10 4 (0.35%) Intranet
11 3 (0.26%) IPv4
11 3 (0.26%) IPv6
11 3 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (17.89%) Big Data
2 205 (17.72%) NoSQL
3 161 (13.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 113 (9.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 113 (9.77%) Data Lake
5 104 (8.99%) Amazon RDS
6 91 (7.87%) MySQL
7 90 (7.78%) Power BI
8 86 (7.43%) MongoDB
9 83 (7.17%) Relational Database
10 79 (6.83%) Redis
10 79 (6.83%) SQL Server
11 75 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
12 58 (5.01%) Hadoop
13 45 (3.89%) Amazon Redshift
14 39 (3.37%) Neo4j
15 38 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (3.03%) RDBMS
17 28 (2.42%) Apache Hive
17 28 (2.42%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 348 (30.08%) Git (software)
2 210 (18.15%) Jenkins
3 172 (14.87%) Visual Studio
4 85 (7.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 45 (3.89%) JIRA
6 39 (3.37%) GitLab
7 35 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 32 (2.77%) Maven
9 27 (2.33%) Bitbucket
10 23 (1.99%) Selenium
11 22 (1.90%) Subversion
12 20 (1.73%) Jasmine
12 20 (1.73%) Protractor
13 19 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (1.64%) GoCD
14 16 (1.38%) gulp
14 16 (1.38%) NUnit
15 13 (1.12%) git-flow
16 12 (1.04%) CircleCI
16 12 (1.04%) Mercurial
General
1 124 (10.72%) Marketing
2 118 (10.20%) Finance
3 52 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.54%) Retail
5 34 (2.94%) Banking
5 34 (2.94%) Games
6 29 (2.51%) Advertising
7 17 (1.47%) Multimedia
8 13 (1.12%) Law
8 13 (1.12%) Legal
9 11 (0.95%) Publishing
10 7 (0.61%) Hindi Language
10 7 (0.61%) Punjabi Language
10 7 (0.61%) Urdu Language
11 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.086%) Automotive
13 1 (0.086%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 413 (35.70%) Developer
2 192 (16.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 135 (11.67%) AWS Engineer
4 129 (11.15%) Architect
5 95 (8.21%) Senior Developer
6 79 (6.83%) Cloud Architect
6 79 (6.83%) Software Engineer
7 74 (6.40%) Java Developer
8 71 (6.14%) AWS Developer
9 70 (6.05%) Consultant
10 69 (5.96%) AWS DevOps
11 62 (5.36%) .NET Developer
11 62 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 62 (5.36%) Node.js Developer
12 60 (5.19%) Microsoft BI Consultant
13 59 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
14 58 (5.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 57 (4.93%) Power BI Consultant
16 55 (4.75%) Cloud Developer
16 55 (4.75%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (26.97%) Node.js
2 199 (17.20%) Web Services
3 193 (16.68%) HTML
4 179 (15.47%) .NET
5 168 (14.52%) REST
6 162 (14.00%) CSS
7 159 (13.74%) AngularJS
8 119 (10.29%) React
9 109 (9.42%) RESTful
10 94 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 90 (7.78%) JSON
11 90 (7.78%) Spring
12 83 (7.17%) HTML5
13 75 (6.48%) ASP.NET
14 71 (6.14%) .NET Framework
15 65 (5.62%) Kafka
16 52 (4.49%) Spring Boot
17 51 (4.41%) Entity Framework
18 46 (3.98%) Sass
19 44 (3.80%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.74%) Fintech
2 71 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 59 (5.10%) Cloud Native
3 59 (5.10%) User Experience
4 42 (3.63%) Algorithms
4 42 (3.63%) Public Cloud
5 36 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 32 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.33%) Blog
9 26 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
11 20 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 18 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (1.47%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.86%) W3C
15 9 (0.78%) Clustering
15 9 (0.78%) e-Learning
16 8 (0.69%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 241 (20.83%) Linux
2 101 (8.73%) Windows
3 40 (3.46%) Unix
4 35 (3.03%) CentOS
5 25 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (1.64%) Android
6 19 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.04%) CoreOS
7 12 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.69%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.52%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.086%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.086%) Fedora
12 1 (0.086%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.086%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (39.33%) DevOps
3 326 (28.18%) Microservices
4 283 (24.46%) Continuous Integration
5 276 (23.85%) TDD
6 255 (22.04%) Software Engineering
7 210 (18.15%) Analytics
8 191 (16.51%) Test Automation
9 175 (15.13%) Configuration Management
10 170 (14.69%) Machine Learning
11 148 (12.79%) Presales
12 135 (11.67%) Service Delivery
13 125 (10.80%) Scrum
14 114 (9.85%) Data Science
14 114 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
15 112 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
16 108 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
17 104 (8.99%) Data Analytics
18 100 (8.64%) Migration
19 94 (8.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 408 (35.26%) Python
2 357 (30.86%) JavaScript
3 328 (28.35%) SQL
4 269 (23.25%) C#
5 251 (21.69%) Java
6 129 (11.15%) PowerShell
7 104 (8.99%) Ruby
8 96 (8.30%) Scala
9 91 (7.87%) PHP
10 79 (6.83%) Bash Shell
11 78 (6.74%) ES6
12 77 (6.66%) U-SQL
13 67 (5.79%) Go
14 61 (5.27%) TypeScript
15 46 (3.98%) Java 8
16 37 (3.20%) T-SQL
17 23 (1.99%) Perl
18 21 (1.82%) Kotlin
19 20 (1.73%) Clojure
20 19 (1.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 86 (7.43%) Degree
2 60 (5.19%) AWS Certification
3 30 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.16%) Master's Degree
5 17 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.26%) MCP
8 3 (0.26%) PhD
8 3 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.17%) HND
9 2 (0.17%) MCSD
9 2 (0.17%) SANS
10 1 (0.086%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.086%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.086%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.01%) QA
2 53 (4.58%) GCP
3 12 (1.04%) GDPR
4 10 (0.86%) WAI
5 8 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.61%) SLA
7 5 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
System Software
1 289 (24.98%) Docker
2 81 (7.00%) Virtual Machines
3 65 (5.62%) Active Directory
4 28 (2.42%) HDFS
5 22 (1.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.69%) XenServer
8 7 (0.61%) vSphere
9 5 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (0.43%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.17%) iptables
11 2 (0.17%) vCloud
11 2 (0.17%) XenApp
11 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.086%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.086%) LXC
12 1 (0.086%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 200 (17.29%) Ansible
2 144 (12.45%) Puppet
3 128 (11.06%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (10.98%) Kubernetes
4 127 (10.98%) Terraform
5 18 (1.56%) Nagios
5 18 (1.56%) Oozie
6 17 (1.47%) Capistrano
6 17 (1.47%) Prometheus
6 17 (1.47%) Salt
7 16 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (1.30%) Packer
9 14 (1.21%) Check_MK
9 14 (1.21%) Graphite
9 14 (1.21%) Mesos
10 11 (0.95%) Kibana
10 11 (0.95%) logstash
11 10 (0.86%) Grafana
12 8 (0.69%) Consul
12 8 (0.69%) SELinux
Vendors
1 249 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 138 (11.93%) Google
3 97 (8.38%) Tableau
4 51 (4.41%) Splunk
5 43 (3.72%) Red Hat
6 39 (3.37%) IBM
7 32 (2.77%) New Relic
8 26 (2.25%) Xamarin
9 25 (2.16%) Cisco
9 25 (2.16%) Oracle
10 21 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.56%) CheckPoint
12 17 (1.47%) Talend
13 16 (1.38%) Atlassian
14 15 (1.30%) Cloudera
14 15 (1.30%) SAP
15 11 (0.95%) VMware
16 10 (0.86%) Cognizant
16 10 (0.86%) SaltStack
17 7 (0.61%) LexisNexis