Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 709 1068
Rank change year-on-year +344 +359 +195
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,349 548 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.30% 0.087%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.44% 1.58% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,087 472 145
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £42,200
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +1.27%

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 39,186 34,594 24,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.54% 19.25% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31,352 28,528 20,636
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +329 1,273 £62,500 +4.17% 309
London +294 788 £70,000 +11.55% 170
UK excluding London +256 534 £55,000 +10.00% 151
South East +190 214 £60,000 +20.00% 37
Midlands +104 100 £55,000 - 21
North of England +62 95 £55,000 +10.00% 54
West Midlands +92 86 £55,000 -8.33% 14
South West +12 54 £55,000 +10.00% 17
North West +9 49 £50,000 - 33
East of England +45 44 £55,000 -8.33% 10
Yorkshire +64 41 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Scotland +31 32 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Wales +9 16 £40,000 -20.00% 4
East Midlands +15 13 £72,500 +61.11% 7
Northern Ireland - 9 £42,500 - 3
North East +4 6 £40,000 -38.46% 5

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,000 (74.13%) Amazon AWS
2 684 (50.70%) AWS Lambda
3 593 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
4 494 (36.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 485 (35.95%) DevOps
6 458 (33.95%) Python
7 447 (33.14%) JavaScript
8 432 (32.02%) Java
9 388 (28.76%) Microservices
10 384 (28.47%) Node.js
11 365 (27.06%) Docker
12 345 (25.57%) SQL
13 329 (24.39%) TDD
14 322 (23.87%) C#
15 304 (22.54%) Microsoft
16 287 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
17 286 (21.20%) Amazon S3
18 283 (20.98%) .NET
19 275 (20.39%) HTML
20 271 (20.09%) Amazon EC2
21 270 (20.01%) Linux
22 265 (19.64%) Web Services
23 260 (19.27%) Git (software)
24 257 (19.05%) Jenkins
25 238 (17.64%) React
26 225 (16.68%) Software Engineering
27 223 (16.53%) CSS
28 221 (16.38%) Kubernetes
29 216 (16.01%) AngularJS
30 214 (15.86%) Amazon DynamoDB

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
1 106 (7.86%) Apache Spark
2 93 (6.89%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (4.45%) Tomcat
4 55 (4.08%) Apache
5 38 (2.82%) CMS
5 38 (2.82%) Confluence
6 35 (2.59%) IIS
7 31 (2.30%) nginx
8 27 (2.00%) Apache Solr
9 23 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 22 (1.63%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (1.48%) WordPress
13 19 (1.41%) SharePoint
14 18 (1.33%) eZ Publish
15 17 (1.26%) Apache Pig
16 16 (1.19%) JBoss
16 16 (1.19%) WebSphere
17 15 (1.11%) MS Exchange
18 13 (0.96%) Jetty
Applications
1 34 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.15%) Snapchat
5 1 (0.074%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.074%) HipChat
5 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.30%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.074%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.074%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,000 (74.13%) Amazon AWS
2 684 (50.70%) AWS Lambda
3 494 (36.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 286 (21.20%) Amazon S3
5 271 (20.09%) Amazon EC2
6 188 (13.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 185 (13.71%) PaaS
8 166 (12.31%) Azure Functions
9 164 (12.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 119 (8.82%) SaaS
11 118 (8.75%) Amazon SQS
12 111 (8.23%) IaaS
13 101 (7.49%) Amazon Kinesis
14 97 (7.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 89 (6.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 69 (5.11%) Amazon EMR
17 61 (4.52%) GitHub
18 58 (4.30%) CloudFront
19 57 (4.23%) Office 365
20 50 (3.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.85%) Firewall
2 44 (3.26%) HTTP
3 36 (2.67%) Network Security
4 26 (1.93%) DNS
5 24 (1.78%) Internet
6 22 (1.63%) VPN
7 18 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.67%) Intranet
8 9 (0.67%) Skype
8 9 (0.67%) VLAN
8 9 (0.67%) Wireless
9 7 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.30%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.30%) LAN
10 4 (0.30%) SNMP
11 3 (0.22%) BGP
11 3 (0.22%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.22%) OSPF
12 2 (0.15%) SMS
12 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (15.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 180 (13.34%) Amazon RDS
3 148 (10.97%) Big Data
4 145 (10.75%) NoSQL
5 133 (9.86%) SQL Server
6 131 (9.71%) MySQL
7 119 (8.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 117 (8.67%) Cosmos DB
9 108 (8.01%) Relational Database
10 93 (6.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 74 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
12 65 (4.82%) Hadoop
13 64 (4.74%) MongoDB
14 59 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
15 58 (4.30%) RDBMS
15 58 (4.30%) Redis
16 48 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
17 43 (3.19%) Apache Hive
17 43 (3.19%) Data Lake
18 34 (2.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 260 (19.27%) Git (software)
2 257 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 94 (6.97%) Visual Studio Team System
4 88 (6.52%) JIRA
5 72 (5.34%) Maven
6 58 (4.30%) Visual Studio
7 50 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 49 (3.63%) TeamCity
9 48 (3.56%) Cucumber
10 44 (3.26%) Selenium
11 33 (2.45%) Bitbucket
11 33 (2.45%) GitLab
11 33 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
12 30 (2.22%) NUnit
13 25 (1.85%) Mocha
14 23 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (1.70%) Jasmine
14 23 (1.70%) Subversion
15 22 (1.63%) Grunt
15 22 (1.63%) gulp
General
1 165 (12.23%) Finance
2 86 (6.38%) Retail
3 63 (4.67%) Games
4 46 (3.41%) Marketing
5 43 (3.19%) Banking
6 27 (2.00%) Law
7 18 (1.33%) Automotive
8 16 (1.19%) Advertising
8 16 (1.19%) Hindi Language
8 16 (1.19%) Punjabi Language
8 16 (1.19%) Urdu Language
9 15 (1.11%) Publishing
10 13 (0.96%) Military
11 9 (0.67%) Electronics
11 9 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 9 (0.67%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.52%) Music Industry
13 6 (0.44%) Legal
13 6 (0.44%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 554 (41.07%) Developer
2 218 (16.16%) Architect
3 139 (10.30%) Senior Developer
4 138 (10.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 112 (8.30%) Cloud Architect
6 106 (7.86%) AWS Engineer
7 103 (7.64%) Software Engineer
8 90 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 79 (5.86%) Java Developer
10 78 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
11 69 (5.11%) React Developer
12 65 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
13 64 (4.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 62 (4.60%) Software Developer
15 61 (4.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 59 (4.37%) AWS Architect
17 58 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 54 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
18 54 (4.00%) Consultant
19 52 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (28.47%) Node.js
2 283 (20.98%) .NET
3 275 (20.39%) HTML
4 265 (19.64%) Web Services
5 238 (17.64%) React
6 223 (16.53%) CSS
7 216 (16.01%) AngularJS
8 174 (12.90%) RESTful
9 163 (12.08%) REST
10 110 (8.15%) Spring
11 103 (7.64%) JSON
12 93 (6.89%) HTML5
13 92 (6.82%) ASP.NET
14 88 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 85 (6.30%) Kafka
16 84 (6.23%) Spring Boot
17 77 (5.71%) .NET Framework
18 76 (5.63%) Redux
19 71 (5.26%) .NET Core
20 70 (5.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
2 88 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 70 (5.19%) User Experience
4 56 (4.15%) Fintech
4 56 (4.15%) Hybrid Cloud
5 55 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (4.08%) Cloud Native
6 48 (3.56%) Blog
7 42 (3.11%) Mobile App
8 32 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.00%) Data Centre
10 25 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (1.56%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (0.96%) Video\Live Streaming
13 12 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
14 10 (0.74%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.74%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.67%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 270 (20.01%) Linux
2 107 (7.93%) Windows
3 25 (1.85%) Unix
4 22 (1.63%) Android
5 21 (1.56%) CentOS
6 19 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.04%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.89%) Amazon Linux
9 10 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.52%) VMS
12 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.30%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.22%) SmartOS
14 3 (0.22%) Solaris
15 2 (0.15%) Fedora
15 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.074%) DC/OS
16 1 (0.074%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.074%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (35.95%) DevOps
3 388 (28.76%) Microservices
4 329 (24.39%) TDD
5 287 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
6 225 (16.68%) Software Engineering
7 213 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 187 (13.86%) Scrum
9 167 (12.38%) BDD
10 149 (11.05%) Analytics
11 133 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 130 (9.64%) Open Source
13 126 (9.34%) MVC
14 123 (9.12%) Configuration Management
15 111 (8.23%) Mentoring
16 110 (8.15%) Front End Development
17 102 (7.56%) SOA
18 101 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
19 90 (6.67%) Computer Science
20 88 (6.52%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 458 (33.95%) Python
2 447 (33.14%) JavaScript
3 432 (32.02%) Java
4 345 (25.57%) SQL
5 322 (23.87%) C#
6 140 (10.38%) Scala
7 123 (9.12%) PHP
8 117 (8.67%) PowerShell
9 99 (7.34%) TypeScript
10 96 (7.12%) Bash Shell
11 95 (7.04%) Ruby
12 83 (6.15%) ES6
13 82 (6.08%) Go
14 54 (4.00%) T-SQL
15 51 (3.78%) Java 8
16 48 (3.56%) Shell Script
17 38 (2.82%) C
17 38 (2.82%) C++
18 26 (1.93%) R
19 25 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (8.90%) Degree
2 75 (5.56%) AWS Certification
3 38 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 32 (2.37%) MCSA
5 32 (2.37%) MCSE
6 18 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (0.89%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.67%) ISEB
9 9 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (0.52%) SANS
11 6 (0.44%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.37%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.37%) HND
12 5 (0.37%) PhD
13 4 (0.30%) MCAD
13 4 (0.30%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.30%) MCSD
14 3 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.52%) QA
2 42 (3.11%) GDPR
3 17 (1.26%) SLA
4 11 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.67%) PMO
6 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.074%) PSD2
System Software
1 365 (27.06%) Docker
2 115 (8.52%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.00%) HDFS
4 16 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.30%) LXC
8 4 (0.30%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.15%) Varnish
11 1 (0.074%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.074%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 221 (16.38%) Kubernetes
2 204 (15.12%) Terraform
3 165 (12.23%) Ansible
4 137 (10.16%) Puppet
5 102 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (2.37%) Mesos
6 32 (2.37%) Packer
7 24 (1.78%) Grafana
7 24 (1.78%) Oozie
8 23 (1.70%) Prometheus
9 19 (1.41%) Salt
10 18 (1.33%) Nagios
10 18 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (1.11%) Kibana
12 11 (0.82%) Sysdig
13 10 (0.74%) rkt
14 9 (0.67%) Rancher
15 8 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 8 (0.59%) logstash
Vendors
1 304 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 164 (12.16%) Google
3 57 (4.23%) Oracle
4 49 (3.63%) Red Hat
5 47 (3.48%) IBM
6 34 (2.52%) Splunk
7 26 (1.93%) Atlassian
8 22 (1.63%) New Relic
9 18 (1.33%) SAP
10 16 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.11%) Databricks
11 15 (1.11%) Tableau
11 15 (1.11%) VMware
12 14 (1.04%) Cognizant
13 13 (0.96%) Cloudera
14 12 (0.89%) Adobe
14 12 (0.89%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 11 (0.82%) AppDynamics
15 11 (0.82%) Zend
16 10 (0.74%) Sitecore