Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 395 788 1081
Rank change year-on-year +393 +293 +239
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,306 415 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.23% 0.095%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.34% 1.32% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,033 360 166
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,767 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -2.17% -29.23%

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 39,115 31,551 24,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.36% 17.86% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31,609 25,955 20,595
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +394 1,246 £62,500 +4.17% 230
London +297 804 £67,500 +3.85% 142
UK excluding London +344 487 £55,000 +22.22% 101
South East +157 174 £60,000 +33.33% 22
Midlands +109 97 £52,225 +22.88% 13
West Midlands +101 87 £52,225 +30.56% 6
North of England +55 77 £50,000 +11.11% 35
South West +34 63 £55,000 +15.79% 12
East of England +51 44 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire +59 37 £52,500 +16.67% 13
North West +14 35 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Scotland +33 32 £55,000 - 7
Wales +20 13 £32,500 -29.73% 5
East Midlands -3 9 £65,000 +52.94% 7
North East -16 5 £65,000 - 4
Northern Ireland - 3 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 989 (75.73%) Amazon AWS
2 666 (51.00%) AWS Lambda
3 587 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
4 501 (38.36%) DevOps
5 458 (35.07%) Python
6 416 (31.85%) JavaScript
7 412 (31.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 397 (30.40%) Microservices
9 387 (29.63%) Docker
10 373 (28.56%) Java
11 364 (27.87%) Node.js
12 336 (25.73%) TDD
13 331 (25.34%) SQL
14 308 (23.58%) C#
15 305 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
16 274 (20.98%) Linux
17 272 (20.83%) Software Engineering
18 270 (20.67%) Git (software)
19 263 (20.14%) HTML
20 256 (19.60%) Amazon S3
21 254 (19.45%) .NET
22 250 (19.14%) Microsoft
23 243 (18.61%) Amazon EC2
24 241 (18.45%) Jenkins
25 225 (17.23%) AngularJS
26 224 (17.15%) Web Services
27 216 (16.54%) CSS
28 210 (16.08%) Test Automation
29 200 (15.31%) AWS CloudFormation
29 200 (15.31%) Scrum

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
1 111 (8.50%) Apache Spark
2 75 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (4.06%) Tomcat
4 44 (3.37%) Apache
5 37 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 33 (2.53%) CMS
6 33 (2.53%) Confluence
6 33 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 32 (2.45%) WebSphere
8 24 (1.84%) Apache Solr
9 20 (1.53%) Apache Pig
9 20 (1.53%) Drupal
9 20 (1.53%) IIS
10 19 (1.45%) SharePoint
11 17 (1.30%) nginx
12 16 (1.23%) WordPress
13 13 (1.00%) MS Exchange
13 13 (1.00%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.84%) JBoss
14 11 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 27 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 23 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.077%) HipChat
5 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.077%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 989 (75.73%) Amazon AWS
2 666 (51.00%) AWS Lambda
3 412 (31.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 256 (19.60%) Amazon S3
5 243 (18.61%) Amazon EC2
6 200 (15.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 165 (12.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 148 (11.33%) PaaS
9 124 (9.49%) IaaS
10 118 (9.04%) Azure Functions
11 106 (8.12%) SaaS
12 93 (7.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 92 (7.04%) Amazon Kinesis
14 74 (5.67%) Amazon SQS
15 68 (5.21%) CloudFront
16 66 (5.05%) Amazon EMR
17 55 (4.21%) GitHub
18 52 (3.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 49 (3.75%) Office 365
19 49 (3.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.52%) HTTP
2 34 (2.60%) Internet
3 29 (2.22%) DNS
4 20 (1.53%) Firewall
5 19 (1.45%) Network Security
6 17 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.92%) Wireless
8 11 (0.84%) Skype
9 9 (0.69%) Intranet
10 8 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.46%) BGP
11 6 (0.46%) DHCP
11 6 (0.46%) EIGRP
11 6 (0.46%) LAN
11 6 (0.46%) OSPF
12 5 (0.38%) SSL
12 5 (0.38%) VPN
12 5 (0.38%) WAN
13 4 (0.31%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.31%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (13.78%) Big Data
1 180 (13.78%) NoSQL
2 177 (13.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 169 (12.94%) Amazon RDS
4 132 (10.11%) MySQL
5 112 (8.58%) SQL Server
6 107 (8.19%) Relational Database
7 89 (6.81%) Amazon Redshift
7 89 (6.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 87 (6.66%) Redis
9 74 (5.67%) Cosmos DB
10 71 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
11 70 (5.36%) MongoDB
12 66 (5.05%) Data Lake
13 61 (4.67%) Hadoop
13 61 (4.67%) RDBMS
14 59 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
15 42 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
16 40 (3.06%) Apache Hive
17 36 (2.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 270 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 241 (18.45%) Jenkins
3 75 (5.74%) Visual Studio
4 74 (5.67%) JIRA
5 64 (4.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 60 (4.59%) Maven
7 45 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 45 (3.45%) Selenium
7 45 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 42 (3.22%) GitLab
9 38 (2.91%) Jasmine
10 35 (2.68%) NUnit
11 34 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (2.45%) Bitbucket
13 31 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 30 (2.30%) gulp
15 29 (2.22%) Grunt
16 25 (1.91%) Subversion
17 21 (1.61%) Gradle
18 20 (1.53%) JUnit
General
1 157 (12.02%) Finance
2 81 (6.20%) Marketing
3 69 (5.28%) Retail
4 54 (4.13%) Games
5 39 (2.99%) Banking
6 35 (2.68%) Advertising
7 20 (1.53%) Multimedia
8 19 (1.45%) Hindi Language
8 19 (1.45%) Punjabi Language
8 19 (1.45%) Urdu Language
9 17 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.23%) Publishing
11 13 (1.00%) Law
12 12 (0.92%) Automotive
13 7 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.54%) Legal
13 7 (0.54%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.31%) Electronics
15 3 (0.23%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.077%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 522 (39.97%) Developer
2 175 (13.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 173 (13.25%) Architect
4 132 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 123 (9.42%) AWS Engineer
6 102 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 91 (6.97%) .NET Developer
8 89 (6.81%) Cloud Architect
9 77 (5.90%) Java Developer
10 75 (5.74%) AWS Developer
11 70 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
12 59 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
13 58 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
14 57 (4.36%) Consultant
15 56 (4.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 56 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
16 53 (4.06%) C# Developer
17 52 (3.98%) Software Developer
18 50 (3.83%) Data Engineer
19 48 (3.68%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (27.87%) Node.js
2 263 (20.14%) HTML
3 254 (19.45%) .NET
4 225 (17.23%) AngularJS
5 224 (17.15%) Web Services
6 216 (16.54%) CSS
7 197 (15.08%) React
8 176 (13.48%) REST
9 163 (12.48%) RESTful
10 131 (10.03%) Spring
11 117 (8.96%) JSON
12 106 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web API
13 102 (7.81%) Spring Boot
14 101 (7.73%) HTML5
15 90 (6.89%) Kafka
16 81 (6.20%) ASP.NET
17 80 (6.13%) Sass
18 79 (6.05%) .NET Framework
19 67 (5.13%) .NET Core
20 65 (4.98%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.74%) Computer Science
2 76 (5.82%) Cloud Native
3 74 (5.67%) Fintech
4 72 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
4 72 (5.51%) User Experience
5 64 (4.90%) Blog
6 62 (4.75%) Public Cloud
7 49 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 48 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (3.22%) Hybrid Cloud
10 39 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
11 36 (2.76%) Algorithms
12 32 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
13 19 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (1.15%) Data Centre
15 11 (0.84%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.77%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
17 9 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
17 9 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 274 (20.98%) Linux
2 118 (9.04%) Windows
3 22 (1.68%) Android
4 17 (1.30%) Unix
5 15 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.15%) CentOS
6 13 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.46%) Amazon Linux
10 4 (0.31%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.23%) Solaris
12 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.077%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.077%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.077%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (38.36%) DevOps
3 397 (30.40%) Microservices
4 336 (25.73%) TDD
5 305 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
6 272 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 210 (16.08%) Test Automation
8 200 (15.31%) Scrum
9 161 (12.33%) Configuration Management
10 154 (11.79%) Analytics
11 141 (10.80%) BDD
12 140 (10.72%) Open Source
13 114 (8.73%) Machine Learning
14 113 (8.65%) MVC
15 109 (8.35%) Continuous Delivery
16 104 (7.96%) Continuous Deployment
17 96 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
17 96 (7.35%) SOA
18 95 (7.27%) Front End Development
19 94 (7.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 458 (35.07%) Python
2 416 (31.85%) JavaScript
3 373 (28.56%) Java
4 331 (25.34%) SQL
5 308 (23.58%) C#
6 122 (9.34%) Scala
7 111 (8.50%) PHP
7 111 (8.50%) Ruby
8 109 (8.35%) Go
9 108 (8.27%) TypeScript
10 97 (7.43%) PowerShell
11 85 (6.51%) Bash Shell
12 84 (6.43%) ES6
13 55 (4.21%) Java 8
14 51 (3.91%) T-SQL
15 35 (2.68%) Kotlin
16 34 (2.60%) U-SQL
17 31 (2.37%) Shell Script
18 23 (1.76%) R
19 19 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 128 (9.80%) Degree
2 80 (6.13%) AWS Certification
3 29 (2.22%) Master's Degree
4 28 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.38%) MCSA
5 18 (1.38%) MCSE
5 18 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.61%) SANS
9 5 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.31%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.31%) ISEB
10 4 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.23%) HND
11 3 (0.23%) MBA
12 2 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.15%) CCNP
12 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (9.26%) GCP
2 75 (5.74%) QA
3 36 (2.76%) GDPR
4 19 (1.45%) SLA
5 13 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.69%) PMO
8 8 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.077%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.077%) PSD2
System Software
1 387 (29.63%) Docker
2 63 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 45 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (2.22%) HDFS
5 13 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.31%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.15%) iptables
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.15%) vSphere
8 2 (0.15%) XenApp
8 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.077%) LXC
9 1 (0.077%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 200 (15.31%) Terraform
2 198 (15.16%) Kubernetes
3 193 (14.78%) Ansible
4 157 (12.02%) Puppet
5 137 (10.49%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (2.37%) Oozie
7 27 (2.07%) Salt
8 17 (1.30%) Prometheus
9 15 (1.15%) Grafana
10 13 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.84%) Mesos
11 11 (0.84%) Packer
12 10 (0.77%) Consul
12 10 (0.77%) Kibana
13 8 (0.61%) Nagios
14 6 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.46%) Graphite
14 6 (0.46%) rkt
15 5 (0.38%) Check_MK
15 5 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 250 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 137 (10.49%) Google
3 51 (3.91%) Tableau
4 47 (3.60%) Red Hat
5 41 (3.14%) Oracle
6 39 (2.99%) IBM
7 34 (2.60%) Splunk
8 32 (2.45%) Xamarin
9 26 (1.99%) New Relic
10 24 (1.84%) SAP
11 23 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.23%) Cloudera
12 16 (1.23%) Cognizant
13 15 (1.15%) Atlassian
13 15 (1.15%) Talend
14 14 (1.07%) Apigee
14 14 (1.07%) Cisco
15 12 (0.92%) Adobe
15 12 (0.92%) Databricks
16 11 (0.84%) Capita