Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Serverless Computing
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 95 94
Rank change year-on-year +22 -1 +93
Permanent jobs citing Serverless 968 173 284
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.22% 3.19% 3.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.81% 7.20% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 742 160 265
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £42,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £47,188 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £56,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +32.74% -19.29% +27.27%
75th Percentile £94,688 £70,313 £85,000
90th Percentile £126,250 £88,750 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +12.50%

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 10,989 2,404 3,254
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.88% 44.35% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9,129 2,122 2,959
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £90,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 30 July 2021.

Serverless salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 727 (75.10%) AWS
2 531 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
3 522 (53.93%) JavaScript
4 500 (51.65%) React
5 460 (47.52%) Python
6 459 (47.42%) AWS Lambda
7 423 (43.70%) Software Engineering
8 333 (34.40%) Node.js
9 316 (32.64%) Web Services
10 306 (31.61%) .NET
11 301 (31.10%) Finance
11 301 (31.10%) Azure
12 299 (30.89%) DevOps
13 291 (30.06%) Docker
14 269 (27.79%) Terraform
15 262 (27.07%) TypeScript
16 249 (25.72%) SQL
17 248 (25.62%) Amazon S3
18 247 (25.52%) Full Stack Development
19 246 (25.41%) GCP
20 244 (25.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 231 (23.86%) Asset Management
22 224 (23.14%) Microservices
23 217 (22.42%) Java
24 213 (22.00%) Kubernetes
25 193 (19.94%) Material-UI
26 181 (18.70%) Amazon RDS
27 176 (18.18%) C#
28 156 (16.12%) React Native
29 153 (15.81%) Git (software)

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 74 (7.64%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (4.55%) Apache
3 26 (2.69%) CMS
4 22 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.24%) Confluence
7 11 (1.14%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
8 9 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.83%) Drupal
10 7 (0.72%) nginx
11 6 (0.62%) Kentico
11 6 (0.62%) Oracle Spatial
12 5 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.52%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.52%) IIS
12 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.21%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.21%) Documentum
13 2 (0.21%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (0.31%) InVision
1 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
1 3 (0.31%) Sketch
2 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 727 (75.10%) AWS
2 459 (47.42%) AWS Lambda
3 301 (31.10%) Azure
4 248 (25.62%) Amazon S3
5 246 (25.41%) GCP
6 139 (14.36%) Amazon EC2
7 126 (13.02%) SaaS
8 122 (12.60%) Amazon SQS
9 118 (12.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 110 (11.36%) Azure Functions
11 78 (8.06%) Amazon ECS
12 76 (7.85%) PaaS
13 68 (7.02%) AWS Step Functions
14 58 (5.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 56 (5.79%) GitHub
16 39 (4.03%) Datadog
16 39 (4.03%) IaaS
17 37 (3.82%) AWS Fargate
17 37 (3.82%) Azure Service Bus
18 36 (3.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.55%) HTTP
2 26 (2.69%) Firewall
3 19 (1.96%) VPN
4 9 (0.93%) SMS
5 8 (0.83%) DNS
6 7 (0.72%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.62%) SSL
8 5 (0.52%) SSH
8 5 (0.52%) VLAN
9 3 (0.31%) AMQP
9 3 (0.31%) Network Security
9 3 (0.31%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.21%) SAN
11 1 (0.10%) Broadband
11 1 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.10%) DHCP
11 1 (0.10%) Internet
11 1 (0.10%) RTP
11 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (25.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 181 (18.70%) Amazon RDS
3 108 (11.16%) SQL Server
4 91 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
5 80 (8.26%) MySQL
6 79 (8.16%) NoSQL
7 78 (8.06%) Redis
8 64 (6.61%) MongoDB
9 59 (6.10%) Amazon Aurora
10 43 (4.44%) Relational Database
11 38 (3.93%) Big Data
12 37 (3.82%) Amazon Athena
12 37 (3.82%) Apache Ignite
13 35 (3.62%) Hadoop
14 34 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
15 29 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (2.79%) Power BI
17 24 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
18 17 (1.76%) BigQuery
19 14 (1.45%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 153 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 95 (9.81%) Jenkins
3 54 (5.58%) Cypress.io
4 51 (5.27%) Postman
5 48 (4.96%) JIRA
6 34 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 32 (3.31%) GitLab
8 27 (2.79%) JMeter
9 19 (1.96%) Bitbucket
9 19 (1.96%) Selenium
9 19 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.96%) webpack
10 14 (1.45%) Maven
10 14 (1.45%) Travis CI
11 13 (1.34%) Gradle
12 11 (1.14%) Babel
12 11 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.93%) JUnit
13 9 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (0.83%) git-flow
General
1 301 (31.10%) Finance
2 137 (14.15%) Social Skills
3 109 (11.26%) Front Office
4 82 (8.47%) Marketing
5 50 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (3.62%) Games
7 33 (3.41%) Retail
8 20 (2.07%) Advertising
9 18 (1.86%) Public Sector
10 14 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
11 13 (1.34%) Telecoms
12 12 (1.24%) Billing
13 9 (0.93%) Law
14 8 (0.83%) Electronics
14 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.72%) Legal
16 6 (0.62%) Banking
16 6 (0.62%) Czech Language
17 5 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
17 5 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 497 (51.34%) Developer
2 295 (30.48%) Software Engineer
3 217 (22.42%) React Developer
4 200 (20.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 88 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 79 (8.16%) Senior Developer
7 69 (7.13%) AWS Engineer
8 59 (6.10%) Software Developer
9 56 (5.79%) Python Engineer
10 53 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
11 51 (5.27%) Senior Software Engineer
12 44 (4.55%) Python Developer
13 43 (4.44%) .NET Developer
14 42 (4.34%) Cloud Engineer
14 42 (4.34%) Data Engineer
15 40 (4.13%) C# Developer
15 40 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
15 40 (4.13%) Node.js Developer
16 37 (3.82%) Python Software Engineer
17 33 (3.41%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (51.65%) React
2 333 (34.40%) Node.js
3 316 (32.64%) Web Services
4 306 (31.61%) .NET
5 193 (19.94%) Material-UI
6 156 (16.12%) React Native
7 118 (12.19%) AngularJS
7 118 (12.19%) GraphQL
8 98 (10.12%) Vue.js
9 86 (8.88%) JSON
9 86 (8.88%) REST
10 74 (7.64%) .NET Core
11 69 (7.13%) RESTful
12 65 (6.71%) Next.js
13 63 (6.51%) HTML
13 63 (6.51%) Redux
14 61 (6.30%) CSS
15 57 (5.89%) XML
16 44 (4.55%) Jest
17 37 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.61%) User Experience
2 61 (6.30%) Mobile App
3 49 (5.06%) Derivative
3 49 (5.06%) Equities
3 49 (5.06%) Fixed Income
3 49 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 42 (4.34%) Cloud Native
5 41 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (3.93%) Hedge funds
7 34 (3.51%) Public Cloud
8 19 (1.96%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.76%) Legacy Systems
9 17 (1.76%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.45%) Legacy Applications
11 13 (1.34%) Blog
11 13 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.24%) Market Risk
13 11 (1.14%) Algorithms
13 11 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (1.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 87 (8.99%) Linux
2 34 (3.51%) Windows
3 22 (2.27%) Unix
4 14 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.52%) Android
6 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.31%) VMS
8 2 (0.21%) SUSE
8 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.10%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.10%) CentOS
9 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (54.86%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (43.70%) Software Engineering
3 299 (30.89%) DevOps
4 247 (25.52%) Full Stack Development
5 231 (23.86%) Asset Management
6 224 (23.14%) Microservices
7 141 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
8 138 (14.26%) Web Application Development
9 123 (12.71%) Progressive Web App
10 122 (12.60%) Infrastructure as Code
11 120 (12.40%) Test Automation
12 101 (10.43%) TDD
13 95 (9.81%) Scrum
14 91 (9.40%) Mentoring
15 85 (8.78%) Investment Management
16 76 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
17 72 (7.44%) Analytics
18 69 (7.13%) Machine Learning
19 64 (6.61%) Artificial Intelligence
20 56 (5.79%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 522 (53.93%) JavaScript
2 460 (47.52%) Python
3 262 (27.07%) TypeScript
4 249 (25.72%) SQL
5 217 (22.42%) Java
6 176 (18.18%) C#
7 85 (8.78%) Scala
8 68 (7.02%) PHP
9 66 (6.82%) Go
10 65 (6.71%) PowerShell
11 57 (5.89%) Kotlin
12 45 (4.65%) Groovy
13 44 (4.55%) Clojure
14 38 (3.93%) Bash Shell
15 21 (2.17%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.86%) Ruby
17 13 (1.34%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.83%) R
19 6 (0.62%) Apple Swift
20 5 (0.52%) ES6
Qualifications
1 100 (10.33%) Degree
2 38 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.27%) AWS Certification
4 9 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.52%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.31%) CISA
7 3 (0.31%) CISM
7 3 (0.31%) CISSP
7 3 (0.31%) ISSAP
7 3 (0.31%) ISSEP
7 3 (0.31%) MBA
7 3 (0.31%) PhD
8 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.82%) QA
2 18 (1.86%) Accessibility
3 11 (1.14%) GDPR
4 6 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.52%) COBIT
5 5 (0.52%) NIST
6 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.21%) CDISC
7 2 (0.21%) GxP
7 2 (0.21%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.10%) PSD2
8 1 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 291 (30.06%) Docker
2 20 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.31%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) Varnish
6 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 269 (27.79%) Terraform
2 213 (22.00%) Kubernetes
3 88 (9.09%) Ansible
4 28 (2.89%) Puppet
5 24 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.65%) Grafana
6 16 (1.65%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.62%) Kibana
7 6 (0.62%) systemd
8 5 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.52%) Pingdom
9 4 (0.41%) Packer
9 4 (0.41%) Rancher
10 3 (0.31%) Cobbler
10 3 (0.31%) Mesos
10 3 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.31%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (0.21%) Consul
12 1 (0.10%) linkerd
Vendors
1 105 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.13%) Google
3 30 (3.10%) Oracle
4 26 (2.69%) Databricks
5 20 (2.07%) Netlify
6 10 (1.03%) New Relic
7 9 (0.93%) SAP
7 9 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 8 (0.83%) JD Edwards
8 8 (0.83%) Nintex
9 7 (0.72%) Cisco
10 5 (0.52%) Cognos
10 5 (0.52%) Guidewire
10 5 (0.52%) PagerDuty
11 4 (0.41%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.41%) Facebook
11 4 (0.41%) Splunk
11 4 (0.41%) Twitter
11 4 (0.41%) YouTube
12 3 (0.31%) IBM