Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 313 521
Rank change year-on-year +113 +208 +459
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 2,034 1,574 942
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.71% 1.05% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.96% 3.85% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,794 1,340 875
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.44% +9.05% +16.67%

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 40,995 40,895 39,753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.53% 27.40% 22.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33,312 32,654 32,749
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +117 1,889 £67,500 +3.85% 380
London +102 1,083 £77,500 +10.71% 206
UK excluding London +113 881 £57,500 +0.44% 190
North of England +116 300 £55,000 -8.33% 61
South East +72 224 £65,000 +8.33% 49
Work from Home +22 197 £60,000 - 48
North West +69 195 £55,000 -8.33% 35
Midlands +34 105 £52,500 - 30
Yorkshire +103 94 £60,000 - 19
South West +53 88 £51,593 -6.20% 16
West Midlands +35 85 £55,000 +4.76% 24
East of England +98 81 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Scotland +64 55 £57,500 +4.55% 15
Wales -3 27 £36,500 -18.89% 1
East Midlands +23 20 £50,000 -9.09% 6
North East +13 11 £54,486 -22.16% 7
Northern Ireland +4 2 £42,500 -10.53%

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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 1,528 (75.12%) AWS
2 1,032 (50.74%) AWS Lambda
3 984 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
4 853 (41.94%) DevOps
5 695 (34.17%) Python
6 667 (32.79%) Azure
7 659 (32.40%) JavaScript
8 572 (28.12%) Node.js
9 521 (25.61%) Microservices
10 513 (25.22%) Java
11 489 (24.04%) Docker
12 449 (22.07%) Finance
13 447 (21.98%) Software Engineering
14 446 (21.93%) Terraform
15 438 (21.53%) C#
16 435 (21.39%) TDD
17 431 (21.19%) Amazon S3
18 419 (20.60%) .NET
19 399 (19.62%) Kubernetes
20 396 (19.47%) SQL
21 388 (19.08%) Amazon EC2
21 388 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
22 344 (16.91%) Git (software)
23 320 (15.73%) Jenkins
24 318 (15.63%) React
25 312 (15.34%) AWS CloudFormation
26 310 (15.24%) HTML
26 310 (15.24%) Web Services
27 305 (15.00%) AngularJS
28 298 (14.65%) Test Automation

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
1 189 (9.29%) Elasticsearch
2 77 (3.79%) Apache Spark
3 75 (3.69%) Confluence
4 45 (2.21%) Apache
5 43 (2.11%) IIS
6 39 (1.92%) CMS
7 22 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 21 (1.03%) Headless CMS
9 19 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
10 18 (0.88%) nginx
11 16 (0.79%) SharePoint
11 16 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.29%) Anypoint
13 6 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.29%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.29%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (0.69%) Chatbot
2 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.34%) Sketch
4 1 (0.049%) Figma
4 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (0.20%) Magento
3 4 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.098%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.098%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.098%) Eikon
6 1 (0.049%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,528 (75.12%) AWS
2 1,032 (50.74%) AWS Lambda
3 667 (32.79%) Azure
4 431 (21.19%) Amazon S3
5 388 (19.08%) Amazon EC2
6 312 (15.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 249 (12.24%) Azure Functions
8 232 (11.41%) GCP
9 231 (11.36%) Amazon ECS
10 223 (10.96%) PaaS
11 188 (9.24%) SaaS
12 158 (7.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 132 (6.49%) Amazon SQS
14 127 (6.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 122 (6.00%) Amazon Kinesis
16 116 (5.70%) IaaS
17 94 (4.62%) GitHub
18 83 (4.08%) CloudFront
19 82 (4.03%) Route 53
20 77 (3.79%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.74%) HTTP
2 60 (2.95%) Firewall
3 51 (2.51%) DNS
4 30 (1.47%) Internet
5 18 (0.88%) Network Security
6 17 (0.84%) VPN
7 13 (0.64%) SSL
8 11 (0.54%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.44%) DHCP
10 7 (0.34%) VoIP
11 6 (0.29%) Intranet
11 6 (0.29%) Skype
12 5 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.25%) MQTT
13 4 (0.20%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.20%) SAN
13 4 (0.20%) Wireshark
14 3 (0.15%) Extranet
14 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (13.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 238 (11.70%) Amazon RDS
3 190 (9.34%) NoSQL
4 175 (8.60%) SQL Server
5 154 (7.57%) MySQL
6 131 (6.44%) MongoDB
7 121 (5.95%) Big Data
8 107 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
9 99 (4.87%) Amazon Athena
10 86 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
11 85 (4.18%) Amazon Redshift
12 82 (4.03%) Cosmos DB
13 73 (3.59%) Relational Database
14 72 (3.54%) Redis
15 68 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
16 58 (2.85%) Data Lake
17 52 (2.56%) Hadoop
18 51 (2.51%) Amazon Aurora
18 51 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
19 32 (1.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 344 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 320 (15.73%) Jenkins
3 127 (6.24%) JIRA
4 78 (3.83%) Maven
5 77 (3.79%) GitLab
6 69 (3.39%) Bitbucket
7 63 (3.10%) TeamCity
8 62 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 53 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
10 50 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 48 (2.36%) CircleCI
11 48 (2.36%) Gradle
12 42 (2.06%) Artifactory
12 42 (2.06%) Selenium
13 38 (1.87%) webpack
14 35 (1.72%) Cucumber
14 35 (1.72%) Visual Studio
15 30 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (1.28%) JUnit
17 24 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 449 (22.07%) Finance
2 105 (5.16%) Retail
3 56 (2.75%) Legal
3 56 (2.75%) Marketing
4 50 (2.46%) Banking
5 47 (2.31%) Law
6 44 (2.16%) Front Office
7 42 (2.06%) Games
8 34 (1.67%) Public Sector
9 26 (1.28%) Telecoms
10 19 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.74%) Electronics
12 12 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.44%) Publishing
14 8 (0.39%) Advertising
14 8 (0.39%) Automotive
14 8 (0.39%) Local Government
15 7 (0.34%) Back Office
16 5 (0.25%) Billing
17 4 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 743 (36.53%) Developer
2 285 (14.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 247 (12.14%) AWS Engineer
4 226 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 202 (9.93%) Architect
6 194 (9.54%) Senior Developer
7 136 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 122 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 120 (5.90%) Cloud Engineer
10 102 (5.01%) JavaScript Developer
11 101 (4.97%) AWS Developer
12 97 (4.77%) Senior Software Engineer
13 96 (4.72%) Java Developer
14 86 (4.23%) Python Engineer
15 82 (4.03%) AWS DevOps
16 81 (3.98%) Consultant
17 79 (3.88%) Data Engineer
18 78 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
19 77 (3.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
20 75 (3.69%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (28.12%) Node.js
2 419 (20.60%) .NET
3 318 (15.63%) React
4 310 (15.24%) HTML
4 310 (15.24%) Web Services
5 305 (15.00%) AngularJS
6 278 (13.67%) CSS
7 234 (11.50%) .NET Core
8 209 (10.28%) REST
9 143 (7.03%) RESTful
10 115 (5.65%) HTML5
11 110 (5.41%) Spring
12 100 (4.92%) GraphQL
13 98 (4.82%) Vue.js
14 89 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 86 (4.23%) Kafka
16 83 (4.08%) .NET Framework
17 82 (4.03%) JSON
18 80 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
19 72 (3.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 195 (9.59%) Cloud Native
2 167 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
3 100 (4.92%) User Experience
4 99 (4.87%) Public Cloud
5 88 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
6 86 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 51 (2.51%) Fixed Income
8 42 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 34 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.62%) Hybrid Cloud
11 31 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
12 30 (1.47%) Hedge funds
13 28 (1.38%) Algorithms
14 27 (1.33%) Virtual Team
15 24 (1.18%) Blog
15 24 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
16 22 (1.08%) Data Centre
16 22 (1.08%) Derivative
17 19 (0.93%) Equities
17 19 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 262 (12.88%) Linux
2 148 (7.28%) Windows
3 52 (2.56%) Unix
4 45 (2.21%) Android
4 45 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 30 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 23 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.54%) CoreOS
9 8 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
10 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.25%) Solaris
12 5 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.20%) CentOS
13 4 (0.20%) VMS
14 3 (0.15%) AIX
15 2 (0.098%) Debian
15 2 (0.098%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (48.38%) Agile Software Development
2 853 (41.94%) DevOps
3 521 (25.61%) Microservices
4 447 (21.98%) Software Engineering
5 435 (21.39%) TDD
6 388 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
7 298 (14.65%) Test Automation
8 251 (12.34%) Scrum
9 208 (10.23%) Analytics
10 205 (10.08%) Infrastructure as Code
11 189 (9.29%) Mentoring
12 185 (9.10%) BDD
12 185 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
13 155 (7.62%) Fintech
14 148 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
15 132 (6.49%) SDLC
16 128 (6.29%) Machine Learning
17 127 (6.24%) Configuration Management
18 125 (6.15%) Data Science
19 118 (5.80%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 695 (34.17%) Python
2 659 (32.40%) JavaScript
3 513 (25.22%) Java
4 438 (21.53%) C#
5 396 (19.47%) SQL
6 201 (9.88%) TypeScript
7 156 (7.67%) PowerShell
8 144 (7.08%) Ruby
9 142 (6.98%) Go
10 123 (6.05%) Bash Shell
11 100 (4.92%) PHP
12 92 (4.52%) Scala
13 65 (3.20%) Java 8
14 60 (2.95%) ES6
15 43 (2.11%) R
16 38 (1.87%) C
16 38 (1.87%) C++
17 30 (1.47%) Shell Script
17 30 (1.47%) T-SQL
18 24 (1.18%) F#
Qualifications
1 146 (7.18%) Degree
2 88 (4.33%) AWS Certification
3 54 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (0.84%) CISSP
5 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.59%) CISA
6 12 (0.59%) CISM
7 7 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (0.25%) CCSP
8 5 (0.25%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.25%) HND
8 5 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.25%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.20%) MBA
10 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.15%) PMP
11 2 (0.098%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.88%) QA
2 25 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.69%) GDPR
5 12 (0.59%) COBIT
5 12 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.34%) SLA
7 6 (0.29%) NIST
7 6 (0.29%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 489 (24.04%) Docker
2 78 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (0.49%) XenApp
8 8 (0.39%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.39%) Varnish
9 5 (0.25%) GlusterFS
9 5 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.20%) HDFS
11 2 (0.098%) LXC
11 2 (0.098%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.049%) Ceph
12 1 (0.049%) Gluster
12 1 (0.049%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 446 (21.93%) Terraform
2 399 (19.62%) Kubernetes
3 250 (12.29%) Ansible
4 134 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
5 131 (6.44%) Puppet
6 55 (2.70%) Kibana
7 50 (2.46%) Packer
8 34 (1.67%) logstash
9 31 (1.52%) SCCM
10 29 (1.43%) Nagios
11 22 (1.08%) Istio
12 18 (0.88%) Prometheus
13 16 (0.79%) Rancher
14 15 (0.74%) Grafana
15 13 (0.64%) Salt
16 12 (0.59%) SCOM
17 11 (0.54%) Knative
18 10 (0.49%) SCOrch
18 10 (0.49%) SCVMM
19 6 (0.29%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 256 (12.59%) Microsoft
2 127 (6.24%) Google
3 59 (2.90%) Oracle
4 57 (2.80%) Splunk
5 52 (2.56%) Tableau
6 44 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
7 42 (2.06%) VMware
8 37 (1.82%) Citrix
9 34 (1.67%) SAP
10 26 (1.28%) Dynatrace
11 24 (1.18%) Adobe
12 23 (1.13%) Databricks
13 22 (1.08%) IBM
13 22 (1.08%) Informatica
13 22 (1.08%) New Relic
13 22 (1.08%) Talend
14 21 (1.03%) MuleSoft
15 14 (0.69%) Sage
16 13 (0.64%) Atlassian
16 13 (0.64%) DevExpress