Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 75 103
Rank change year-on-year +4 +28 +93
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 1,121 229 244
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.09% 3.81% 3.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.64% 8.43% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 824 223 226
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,750 £42,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +27.27%
75th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £83,875
90th Percentile £126,250 £107,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%

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 12,975 2,718 3,158
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.35% 45.20% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10,537 2,466 2,897
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £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 15 October 2021.

Serverless salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, Serverless job roles required the following IT 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.

1 823 (73.42%) AWS
2 583 (52.01%) Agile Software Development
3 577 (51.47%) JavaScript
4 529 (47.19%) React
5 524 (46.74%) AWS Lambda
6 485 (43.26%) Python
7 458 (40.86%) Software Engineering
8 388 (34.61%) Node.js
9 381 (33.99%) Azure
10 380 (33.90%) DevOps
11 364 (32.47%) Docker
11 364 (32.47%) Web Services
12 363 (32.38%) Terraform
13 340 (30.33%) .NET
14 330 (29.44%) Full Stack Development
15 325 (28.99%) Finance
16 319 (28.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 316 (28.19%) Microservices
18 303 (27.03%) Amazon S3
19 300 (26.76%) SQL
20 287 (25.60%) TypeScript
21 285 (25.42%) Kubernetes
22 265 (23.64%) Java
23 238 (21.23%) GCP
24 234 (20.87%) C#
25 232 (20.70%) Asset Management
26 221 (19.71%) Amazon RDS
27 181 (16.15%) Infrastructure as Code
27 181 (16.15%) Git (software)
28 169 (15.08%) Amazon EC2

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 79 (7.05%) Elasticsearch
2 65 (5.80%) Apache
3 33 (2.94%) Apache Spark
4 28 (2.50%) Confluence
5 20 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.61%) CMS
7 12 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.54%) Oracle Spatial
10 5 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.27%) Drupal
11 3 (0.27%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.27%) nginx
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.18%) Camunda
12 2 (0.18%) Documentum
12 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.089%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.089%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.089%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Sketch
2 4 (0.36%) Figma
2 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.27%) InVision
Business Applications
1 16 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.18%) Shopify
5 1 (0.089%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 823 (73.42%) AWS
2 524 (46.74%) AWS Lambda
3 381 (33.99%) Azure
4 303 (27.03%) Amazon S3
5 238 (21.23%) GCP
6 169 (15.08%) Amazon EC2
7 163 (14.54%) Azure Functions
8 158 (14.09%) Amazon SQS
9 121 (10.79%) AWS CloudFormation
10 117 (10.44%) SaaS
11 95 (8.47%) AWS Step Functions
12 84 (7.49%) GitHub
13 82 (7.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 80 (7.14%) PaaS
15 72 (6.42%) Amazon ECS
16 55 (4.91%) Azure Service Bus
17 52 (4.64%) Azure Data Factory
18 49 (4.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 44 (3.93%) Power Platform
20 41 (3.66%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.08%) HTTP
2 30 (2.68%) Firewall
3 24 (2.14%) VPN
4 13 (1.16%) DNS
5 11 (0.98%) SMS
6 6 (0.54%) Internet
6 6 (0.54%) IPv6
6 6 (0.54%) RTSP
6 6 (0.54%) SSL
6 6 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.54%) tcpdump
6 6 (0.54%) UPnP
7 4 (0.36%) SSH
8 3 (0.27%) AMQP
9 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.089%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.089%) Broadband
10 1 (0.089%) DHCP
10 1 (0.089%) IPsec
10 1 (0.089%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (28.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 221 (19.71%) Amazon RDS
3 155 (13.83%) SQL Server
4 115 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 101 (9.01%) MySQL
5 101 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
6 86 (7.67%) Redis
7 73 (6.51%) MongoDB
8 70 (6.24%) Amazon Aurora
9 52 (4.64%) Apache Ignite
10 50 (4.46%) Big Data
11 45 (4.01%) Relational Database
12 35 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
13 33 (2.94%) Amazon Athena
14 31 (2.77%) Power BI
15 27 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
16 26 (2.32%) Hadoop
17 24 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
18 20 (1.78%) Data Lake
19 12 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 181 (16.15%) Git (software)
2 99 (8.83%) Jenkins
3 63 (5.62%) JIRA
4 47 (4.19%) GitLab
5 46 (4.10%) Cypress.io
6 43 (3.84%) Bitbucket
7 40 (3.57%) Postman
8 34 (3.03%) Visual Studio
9 23 (2.05%) webpack
10 18 (1.61%) Selenium
11 17 (1.52%) JMeter
12 14 (1.25%) Travis CI
13 13 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (1.16%) CircleCI
14 12 (1.07%) gulp
14 12 (1.07%) JUnit
15 10 (0.89%) Babel
15 10 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.89%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.80%) IntelliJ
General
1 325 (28.99%) Finance
2 163 (14.54%) Social Skills
3 152 (13.56%) Front Office
4 108 (9.63%) Retail
5 99 (8.83%) Marketing
6 71 (6.33%) Public Sector
7 55 (4.91%) Banking
8 50 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (3.66%) Automotive
10 34 (3.03%) Games
11 29 (2.59%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.52%) Telecoms
13 14 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
14 11 (0.98%) Billing
14 11 (0.98%) Electronics
15 9 (0.80%) Wearables
16 8 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
16 8 (0.71%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.62%) Czech Language
17 7 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 544 (48.53%) Developer
2 316 (28.19%) Software Engineer
3 222 (19.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 203 (18.11%) React Developer
5 108 (9.63%) Architect
6 100 (8.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 100 (8.92%) Senior Developer
7 81 (7.23%) AWS Engineer
8 65 (5.80%) Python Engineer
8 65 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
9 55 (4.91%) Full Stack Developer
9 55 (4.91%) Python Developer
9 55 (4.91%) Software Developer
10 54 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
11 52 (4.64%) Python Software Engineer
12 51 (4.55%) AWS Architect
13 49 (4.37%) Cloud Engineer
14 48 (4.28%) .NET Developer
15 41 (3.66%) AWS Solutions Architect
16 39 (3.48%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (47.19%) React
2 388 (34.61%) Node.js
3 364 (32.47%) Web Services
4 340 (30.33%) .NET
5 166 (14.81%) Material-UI
6 128 (11.42%) Vue.js
7 121 (10.79%) React Native
8 115 (10.26%) GraphQL
9 109 (9.72%) AngularJS
10 105 (9.37%) REST
11 96 (8.56%) JSON
12 88 (7.85%) Next.js
13 82 (7.31%) .NET Core
14 66 (5.89%) Redux
14 66 (5.89%) XML
15 63 (5.62%) HTML
16 59 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 59 (5.26%) RESTful
17 48 (4.28%) Jest
18 46 (4.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.60%) Public Cloud
2 67 (5.98%) Derivative
3 64 (5.71%) Equities
3 64 (5.71%) Fixed Income
3 64 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 61 (5.44%) Mobile App
5 59 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (5.08%) User Experience
7 52 (4.64%) Hedge funds
8 43 (3.84%) Cloud Native
9 28 (2.50%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (1.87%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.87%) Virtual Team
12 18 (1.61%) Legacy Applications
13 15 (1.34%) Blog
14 13 (1.16%) iPad
14 13 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (1.07%) Market Risk
16 11 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 106 (9.46%) Linux
2 81 (7.23%) Windows
3 25 (2.23%) Unix
4 15 (1.34%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.89%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.62%) Android
7 5 (0.45%) VMS
8 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.089%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.089%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (52.01%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (40.86%) Software Engineering
3 380 (33.90%) DevOps
4 330 (29.44%) Full Stack Development
5 316 (28.19%) Microservices
6 232 (20.70%) Asset Management
7 181 (16.15%) Infrastructure as Code
8 133 (11.86%) Test Automation
9 129 (11.51%) Problem-Solving
10 127 (11.33%) TDD
11 117 (10.44%) Investment Management
12 102 (9.10%) Mentoring
13 98 (8.74%) Scrum
14 96 (8.56%) Analytics
15 95 (8.47%) Web Application Development
16 89 (7.94%) Computer Science
17 81 (7.23%) Machine Learning
18 79 (7.05%) Progressive Web App
19 71 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
20 64 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 577 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 485 (43.26%) Python
3 300 (26.76%) SQL
4 287 (25.60%) TypeScript
5 265 (23.64%) Java
6 234 (20.87%) C#
7 110 (9.81%) Scala
8 86 (7.67%) Kotlin
9 81 (7.23%) Go
10 80 (7.14%) PowerShell
11 79 (7.05%) PHP
12 60 (5.35%) Clojure
13 53 (4.73%) Bash Shell
14 50 (4.46%) Groovy
15 30 (2.68%) Ruby
16 24 (2.14%) T-SQL
17 20 (1.78%) ES6
18 16 (1.43%) Shell Script
19 13 (1.16%) C
20 8 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 140 (12.49%) Degree
2 80 (7.14%) AWS Certification
3 52 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.80%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.27%) MBA
9 3 (0.27%) PhD
9 3 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.089%) CISA
10 1 (0.089%) CISM
10 1 (0.089%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.089%) ISSEP
10 1 (0.089%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.66%) QA
2 13 (1.16%) GDPR
3 9 (0.80%) Accessibility
3 9 (0.80%) NIST
4 6 (0.54%) IASME
4 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.27%) COBIT
7 2 (0.18%) CDISC
7 2 (0.18%) GxP
7 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) PSD2
8 1 (0.089%) EMIR
8 1 (0.089%) MiFID
8 1 (0.089%) SEPA
8 1 (0.089%) SOC 2
System Software
1 364 (32.47%) Docker
2 52 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.089%) Varnish
6 1 (0.089%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.089%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 363 (32.38%) Terraform
2 285 (25.42%) Kubernetes
3 82 (7.31%) Ansible
4 43 (3.84%) Puppet
5 38 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.43%) Grafana
7 15 (1.34%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.80%) Kibana
9 7 (0.62%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.54%) CASB
10 6 (0.54%) systemd
11 5 (0.45%) Nagios
11 5 (0.45%) Pingdom
11 5 (0.45%) Rancher
12 3 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.27%) Istio
12 3 (0.27%) Knative
12 3 (0.27%) Mesos
12 3 (0.27%) Packer
12 3 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 149 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 74 (6.60%) Google
3 35 (3.12%) Oracle
4 31 (2.77%) Databricks
5 16 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.25%) Netlify
7 13 (1.16%) New Relic
8 12 (1.07%) Splunk
9 11 (0.98%) SAP
10 10 (0.89%) PagerDuty
11 8 (0.71%) JD Edwards
11 8 (0.71%) VMware
12 7 (0.62%) Nintex
13 6 (0.54%) Dynatrace
13 6 (0.54%) Facebook
13 6 (0.54%) Twitter
14 5 (0.45%) AppDynamics
14 5 (0.45%) Cognos
14 5 (0.45%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.45%) Xamarin