Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 159 237
Rank change year-on-year +45 +78 +84
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 76 130 72
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.00% 1.64% 0.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.00% 6.17% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 76 104 89
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,225
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +0.53% +40.20%
10th Percentile £36,875 £37,500 £40,753
90th Percentile £80,000 £63,875 £78,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,267 2,107 1,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.34% 26.59% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 1,660 1,513
Median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,550
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Serverless
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Serverless in the West Midlands

Serverless
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Serverless in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Serverless in the West Midlands

Serverless
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Serverless in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Serverless in the West Midlands

Serverless
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Serverless within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Birmingham +69 37 £55,000 +11.11% 3
Warwickshire -8 18 £37,500 -6.25%
Staffordshire - 8 £50,000 - 1
Worcestershire +35 5 £77,500 +47.62% 1
Walsall - 3 £60,000 -
Coventry +10 1 £50,500 -8.18%
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Serverless
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Serverless.

1 63 (82.89%) AWS
2 51 (67.11%) AWS Lambda
3 48 (63.16%) DevOps
4 47 (61.84%) Azure
5 27 (35.53%) Amazon S3
6 25 (32.89%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (32.89%) MongoDB
6 25 (32.89%) Fintech
7 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 24 (31.58%) Python
7 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 23 (30.26%) SaaS
9 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (26.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 19 (25.00%) CloudFront
12 17 (22.37%) Node.js
12 17 (22.37%) Microservices
13 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
13 15 (19.74%) C#
14 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (18.42%) Firebase
14 14 (18.42%) Route 53
14 14 (18.42%) Dynatrace
14 14 (18.42%) Requirements Gathering
15 13 (17.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
15 13 (17.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 13 (17.11%) .NET
16 12 (15.79%) SQL
16 12 (15.79%) GCP

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (3.95%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (82.89%) AWS
2 51 (67.11%) AWS Lambda
3 47 (61.84%) Azure
4 27 (35.53%) Amazon S3
5 25 (32.89%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (30.26%) SaaS
7 20 (26.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 19 (25.00%) CloudFront
9 14 (18.42%) Firebase
9 14 (18.42%) Route 53
10 13 (17.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 12 (15.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (15.79%) GCP
12 8 (10.53%) Power Platform
13 6 (7.89%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (7.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (6.58%) Heroku
15 4 (5.26%) AWS CodePipeline
15 4 (5.26%) Azure Functions
15 4 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 8 (10.53%) Power BI
3 7 (9.21%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (9.21%) Big Data
3 7 (9.21%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.89%) MySQL
4 6 (7.89%) Redis
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.84%) GitLab
3 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.89%) Maven
4 6 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.95%) Postman
5 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.32%) JIRA
7 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Full Stack Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Backend Developer
6 6 (7.89%) C++ Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (7.89%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 6 (7.89%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Site Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) Node.js
2 13 (17.11%) .NET
3 12 (15.79%) .NET Core
4 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
5 10 (13.16%) Django
5 10 (13.16%) Flask
6 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
6 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.84%) Entity Framework
6 9 (11.84%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Core
8 6 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (7.89%) OpenCV
9 5 (6.58%) CSS
9 5 (6.58%) HTML
9 5 (6.58%) JSON
9 5 (6.58%) React
10 4 (5.26%) Web Services
10 4 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) User Experience
2 3 (3.95%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) VMS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (63.16%) DevOps
2 25 (32.89%) Fintech
3 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.37%) Microservices
5 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
6 14 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.42%) Requirements Gathering
7 13 (17.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
8 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (11.84%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 9 (11.84%) Network Management
9 8 (10.53%) Technical Debt
10 7 (9.21%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (9.21%) Mathematics
10 7 (9.21%) SDLC
11 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.89%) Video Processing
11 6 (7.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) JavaScript
1 24 (31.58%) Python
2 15 (19.74%) C#
3 12 (15.79%) SQL
4 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.89%) C
5 6 (7.89%) C++
5 6 (7.89%) Embedded C
5 6 (7.89%) PHP
6 5 (6.58%) Java
7 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.95%) Rust
9 1 (1.32%) Go
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.58%) Ansible
3 2 (2.63%) Terraform
4 1 (1.32%) Mesos
4 1 (1.32%) rkt
4 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) Dynatrace
3 9 (11.84%) Google
4 5 (6.58%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.95%) MuleSoft
5 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) Remedy
7 1 (1.32%) VMware