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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 81 82 100
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18 +28
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 2,957 1,195 303
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.22% 3.91% 3.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.76% 8.19% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,114 959 254
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £36,400
25th Percentile £56,250 £56,875 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -10.71%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £112,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 33,743 14,587 4,167
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.18% 47.76% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19,729 12,317 3,607
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £36,045
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -8.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Serverless
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Serverless as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Serverless trend for jobs with a WFH option

Serverless
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Serverless.

Serverless salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Serverless
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Serverless over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Serverless salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, Serverless job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Serverless.

1 2,183 (73.82%) AWS
2 1,619 (54.75%) AWS Lambda
3 1,502 (50.79%) Agile
4 1,343 (45.42%) DevOps
5 1,198 (40.51%) Software Engineering
6 1,192 (40.31%) CI/CD
7 1,101 (37.23%) Docker
8 1,074 (36.32%) JavaScript
9 1,024 (34.63%) Python
10 997 (33.72%) Microservices
11 992 (33.55%) Azure
12 987 (33.38%) Node.js
13 978 (33.07%) React
14 861 (29.12%) Kubernetes
15 844 (28.54%) Terraform
16 838 (28.34%) TypeScript
17 799 (27.02%) Java
18 784 (26.51%) SQL
19 765 (25.87%) TDD
20 729 (24.65%) GCP
21 712 (24.08%) Finance
22 700 (23.67%) Amazon S3
23 660 (22.32%) Social Skills
24 642 (21.71%) Full Stack Development
25 629 (21.27%) Git (software)
26 563 (19.04%) Amazon EC2
27 557 (18.84%) C#
28 545 (18.43%) Infrastructure as Code
29 538 (18.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
30 520 (17.59%) .NET

Serverless
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 211 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 105 (3.55%) Confluence
3 93 (3.15%) Apache
4 92 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
5 84 (2.84%) Apache Airflow
6 69 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 68 (2.30%) Apache Spark
7 68 (2.30%) CMS
8 28 (0.95%) SharePoint
9 25 (0.85%) Drupal
10 20 (0.68%) IIS
11 17 (0.57%) nginx
12 11 (0.37%) Jupyter
13 10 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.34%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
15 8 (0.27%) Ethereum
15 8 (0.27%) WordPress
16 6 (0.20%) Skype for Business
17 5 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.17%) Sketch
3 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.068%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.034%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.57%) Shopify
3 15 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,183 (73.82%) AWS
2 1,619 (54.75%) AWS Lambda
3 992 (33.55%) Azure
4 729 (24.65%) GCP
5 700 (23.67%) Amazon S3
6 563 (19.04%) Amazon EC2
7 516 (17.45%) Amazon SQS
8 472 (15.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 416 (14.07%) SaaS
10 358 (12.11%) GitHub
11 344 (11.63%) Azure Functions
12 282 (9.54%) Amazon ECS
13 255 (8.62%) AWS Fargate
14 208 (7.03%) PaaS
15 196 (6.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 166 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
17 151 (5.11%) Amazon Kinesis
18 148 (5.01%) CloudFront
19 144 (4.87%) Azure Logic Apps
20 133 (4.50%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.00%) DNS
2 53 (1.79%) Firewall
3 46 (1.56%) HTTP
4 24 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 22 (0.74%) VPN
6 20 (0.68%) Internet
7 15 (0.51%) AMQP
7 15 (0.51%) SSL
8 13 (0.44%) DHCP
8 13 (0.44%) WAN
9 10 (0.34%) SD-WAN
9 10 (0.34%) SMS
10 9 (0.30%) Network Security
11 8 (0.27%) Intranet
12 7 (0.24%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (0.24%) IPsec
12 7 (0.24%) iSCSI
12 7 (0.24%) SAN
12 7 (0.24%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (18.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 514 (17.38%) MySQL
2 514 (17.38%) PostgreSQL
3 386 (13.05%) Amazon RDS
4 381 (12.88%) NoSQL
5 267 (9.03%) Redis
6 215 (7.27%) Relational Database
7 198 (6.70%) SQL Server
8 181 (6.12%) Big Data
9 177 (5.99%) MongoDB
10 142 (4.80%) Amazon Aurora
11 125 (4.23%) Amazon Athena
12 123 (4.16%) Data Lake
13 119 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
14 114 (3.86%) Amazon Redshift
15 86 (2.91%) BigQuery
16 79 (2.67%) Power BI
17 62 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 53 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
19 45 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 629 (21.27%) Git (software)
2 396 (13.39%) Jenkins
3 175 (5.92%) GitLab
4 169 (5.72%) JIRA
5 134 (4.53%) Maven
6 133 (4.50%) CircleCI
7 121 (4.09%) Bitbucket
8 87 (2.94%) Gradle
9 86 (2.91%) Cypress.io
10 60 (2.03%) Mockito
10 60 (2.03%) Storybook
11 47 (1.59%) Visual Studio
12 44 (1.49%) Selenium
13 42 (1.42%) Cucumber
14 41 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
15 40 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 40 (1.35%) SonarQube
15 40 (1.35%) webpack
16 31 (1.05%) Postman
17 29 (0.98%) GoCD
General
1 712 (24.08%) Finance
2 660 (22.32%) Social Skills
3 179 (6.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 174 (5.88%) Banking
5 146 (4.94%) Marketing
6 140 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
7 137 (4.63%) Games
8 124 (4.19%) Retail
9 99 (3.35%) Advertising
10 96 (3.25%) Publishing
11 93 (3.15%) Legal
12 90 (3.04%) Public Sector
13 75 (2.54%) Presentation Skills
14 50 (1.69%) Influencing Skills
15 33 (1.12%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.95%) Billing
16 28 (0.95%) Manufacturing
17 27 (0.91%) Law
17 27 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
18 25 (0.85%) Esports
Job Titles
1 835 (28.24%) Developer
2 771 (26.07%) Software Engineer
3 359 (12.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 316 (10.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 315 (10.65%) Senior Developer
6 199 (6.73%) Architect
7 198 (6.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 170 (5.75%) Java Engineer
9 160 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
10 149 (5.04%) Java Developer
11 148 (5.01%) Data Engineer
12 141 (4.77%) Cloud Engineer
13 125 (4.23%) Backend Developer
14 121 (4.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
15 110 (3.72%) Site Engineer
16 106 (3.58%) Java Software Engineer
17 99 (3.35%) Senior DevOps
18 92 (3.11%) Software Developer
19 83 (2.81%) AWS Developer
19 83 (2.81%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 987 (33.38%) Node.js
2 978 (33.07%) React
3 520 (17.59%) .NET
4 474 (16.03%) REST
5 466 (15.76%) CSS
6 463 (15.66%) GraphQL
7 394 (13.32%) HTML
8 347 (11.73%) AngularJS
9 345 (11.67%) Spring
10 253 (8.56%) Kafka
11 240 (8.12%) RESTful
12 236 (7.98%) Spring Boot
13 217 (7.34%) React Native
14 215 (7.27%) .NET Core
15 179 (6.05%) Vue.js
16 163 (5.51%) Jest
17 159 (5.38%) HTML5
18 156 (5.28%) Laravel
19 145 (4.90%) Django
20 144 (4.87%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 281 (9.50%) Cloud Native
2 271 (9.16%) User Experience
3 160 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 139 (4.70%) Algorithms
5 129 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
6 121 (4.09%) Legacy Systems
7 97 (3.28%) Virtual Team
8 95 (3.21%) Data Structures
9 90 (3.04%) Public Cloud
10 89 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
11 87 (2.94%) Social Network
12 72 (2.43%) Blog
13 62 (2.10%) IoT
14 52 (1.76%) Blockchain
15 50 (1.69%) Hedge funds
16 38 (1.29%) Private Cloud
17 37 (1.25%) Management Information System
18 35 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
19 34 (1.15%) Over-the-Top Content
20 31 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 357 (12.07%) Linux
2 145 (4.90%) Android
2 145 (4.90%) Windows
3 106 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 84 (2.84%) Unix
5 54 (1.83%) Ubuntu
6 24 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.54%) Alpine Linux
8 15 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.30%) CentOS
9 9 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.20%) OpenWrt
10 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.17%) Solaris
12 4 (0.14%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.068%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,502 (50.79%) Agile
2 1,343 (45.42%) DevOps
3 1,198 (40.51%) Software Engineering
4 1,192 (40.31%) CI/CD
5 997 (33.72%) Microservices
6 765 (25.87%) TDD
7 642 (21.71%) Full Stack Development
8 545 (18.43%) Infrastructure as Code
9 483 (16.33%) Test Automation
10 463 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
11 423 (14.31%) Scrum
12 397 (13.43%) Coaching
13 395 (13.36%) Mentoring
14 380 (12.85%) BDD
15 352 (11.90%) Event-Driven
16 316 (10.69%) Kanban
17 304 (10.28%) Analytics
17 304 (10.28%) Machine Learning
18 287 (9.71%) OO
19 254 (8.59%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,074 (36.32%) JavaScript
2 1,024 (34.63%) Python
3 838 (28.34%) TypeScript
4 799 (27.02%) Java
5 784 (26.51%) SQL
6 557 (18.84%) C#
7 406 (13.73%) Go
8 246 (8.32%) PHP
9 170 (5.75%) Ruby
10 135 (4.57%) Kotlin
11 120 (4.06%) Bash
12 112 (3.79%) Scala
13 110 (3.72%) PowerShell
14 99 (3.35%) T-SQL
15 96 (3.25%) ES6
16 49 (1.66%) C
17 46 (1.56%) Rust
18 34 (1.15%) C++
18 34 (1.15%) Groovy
19 21 (0.71%) F#
Qualifications
1 310 (10.48%) Degree
2 108 (3.65%) AWS Certification
3 77 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 59 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 44 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
6 35 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 28 (0.95%) Master's Degree
8 24 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 15 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.17%) CCNA
12 5 (0.17%) CCNP
12 5 (0.17%) GCIA
12 5 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.17%) SANS
13 4 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.14%) HND
13 4 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (5.88%) QA
2 35 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 34 (1.15%) Accessibility
4 24 (0.81%) SLA
5 20 (0.68%) NIST
6 16 (0.54%) GDPR
7 15 (0.51%) IASME
7 15 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.30%) HL7
10 6 (0.20%) EMIR
10 6 (0.20%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.20%) MiFID
11 5 (0.17%) GxP
12 3 (0.10%) CDISC
12 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.034%) NCSC
13 1 (0.034%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.034%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,101 (37.23%) Docker
2 33 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.27%) vSphere
6 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.17%) Varnish
7 5 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.10%) Ceph
8 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.10%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.10%) KVM
8 3 (0.10%) NFS
9 2 (0.068%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.034%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 861 (29.12%) Kubernetes
2 844 (28.54%) Terraform
3 172 (5.82%) Ansible
4 140 (4.73%) Grafana
5 92 (3.11%) Puppet
6 81 (2.74%) Prometheus
7 74 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
8 30 (1.01%) Istio
8 30 (1.01%) Kibana
9 25 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
10 23 (0.78%) Fortio
10 23 (0.78%) Kiali
11 17 (0.57%) Graphite
11 17 (0.57%) Mesos
12 15 (0.51%) CASB
13 14 (0.47%) Graylog
14 13 (0.44%) Bugsnag
14 13 (0.44%) logstash
14 13 (0.44%) Rancher
15 12 (0.41%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 361 (12.21%) Google
2 306 (10.35%) Microsoft
3 88 (2.98%) New Relic
4 72 (2.43%) Oracle
5 49 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
6 45 (1.52%) VMware
7 37 (1.25%) Zend
8 36 (1.22%) Apple
9 29 (0.98%) Confluent
10 27 (0.91%) Splunk
11 24 (0.81%) Dell
12 23 (0.78%) YouTube
13 22 (0.74%) Databricks
13 22 (0.74%) IBM
13 22 (0.74%) Instagram
13 22 (0.74%) TikTok
14 21 (0.71%) Adobe
15 20 (0.68%) Spotify
16 19 (0.64%) Elastic Path
17 16 (0.54%) ServiceNow