Period
to 17 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Microservices skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microservices over the 6 months to 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 56 102
Rank change year-on-year +7 +46 +66
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 236 262 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.82% 4.66% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 5.04% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 182 228 185
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,875 £38,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £82,500 £74,500
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

Microservices is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,420 5,194 5,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.31% 92.35% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,451 4,084 4,767
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Berkshire

Microservices
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Microservices in Berkshire

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Berkshire

Microservices
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Reading +13 107 £66,500 +2.31% 14
Maidenhead +33 32 £75,000 +25.00% 6
Slough +43 20 £48,750 -18.75%
Wokingham +6 14 £65,000 - 2
Newbury -7 13 £62,500 +4.17% 9
Bracknell -19 12 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Hungerford - 1 £57,500 - 1
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT jobs citing Microservices 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 135 (57.20%) Java
2 109 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (37.29%) Docker
4 87 (36.86%) Software Engineering
5 86 (36.44%) JavaScript
6 79 (33.47%) Scrum
6 79 (33.47%) Spring
7 73 (30.93%) Kubernetes
8 66 (27.97%) AWS
9 62 (26.27%) DevOps
10 60 (25.42%) .NET
11 55 (23.31%) QA
12 54 (22.88%) C#
12 54 (22.88%) Web Services
13 51 (21.61%) Test Automation
14 48 (20.34%) Git (software)
14 48 (20.34%) HTML
15 46 (19.49%) SaaS
16 45 (19.07%) Jenkins
16 45 (19.07%) Java 8
17 44 (18.64%) CSS
18 43 (18.22%) PostgreSQL
18 43 (18.22%) Node.js
19 42 (17.80%) TDD
20 41 (17.37%) AngularJS
21 40 (16.95%) RESTful
22 37 (15.68%) .NET Core
23 30 (12.71%) Linux
23 30 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (12.71%) React

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 20 (8.47%) Confluence
2 13 (5.51%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.39%) Apache Solr
4 5 (2.12%) Apache
4 5 (2.12%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.12%) CMS
5 4 (1.69%) Drupal
5 4 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.69%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.69%) WordPress
6 3 (1.27%) nginx
6 3 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.42%) Jetty
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.42%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.42%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 66 (27.97%) AWS
2 46 (19.49%) SaaS
3 27 (11.44%) Azure
4 24 (10.17%) OpenShift
5 23 (9.75%) Serverless
6 18 (7.63%) GCP
7 9 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.39%) IaaS
9 6 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (2.54%) PaaS
10 5 (2.12%) Amazon Cognito
10 5 (2.12%) Sage Pay
11 4 (1.69%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.69%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.69%) npm
12 3 (1.27%) Akamai
12 3 (1.27%) Apigee
12 3 (1.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.81%) Internet
1 9 (3.81%) TCP/IP
1 9 (3.81%) ZigBee
2 3 (1.27%) DNS
2 3 (1.27%) HTTP
2 3 (1.27%) LAN
2 3 (1.27%) SSL
3 2 (0.85%) DHCP
3 2 (0.85%) Firewall
3 2 (0.85%) SMTP
4 1 (0.42%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.22%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (11.44%) NoSQL
3 26 (11.02%) Relational Database
4 25 (10.59%) Hadoop
5 20 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (8.47%) SQL Server
6 19 (8.05%) OLTP
7 18 (7.63%) InterSystems Cache
8 12 (5.08%) Big Data
9 10 (4.24%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.54%) MySQL
11 5 (2.12%) Redis
12 4 (1.69%) JasperReports
13 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.27%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.42%) Amazon Aurora
15 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
15 1 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
15 1 (0.42%) HBase
Development Applications
1 48 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 45 (19.07%) Jenkins
3 29 (12.29%) Maven
4 26 (11.02%) JIRA
5 14 (5.93%) SonarQube
6 12 (5.08%) CircleCI
6 12 (5.08%) Gradle
6 12 (5.08%) Mocha
7 10 (4.24%) Selenium
7 10 (4.24%) Subversion
8 8 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.39%) ReSharper
9 6 (2.54%) DbUnit
9 6 (2.54%) Grunt
9 6 (2.54%) jMock
9 6 (2.54%) JUnit
9 6 (2.54%) Mockito
9 6 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (2.12%) gulp
10 5 (2.12%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (8.47%) Public Sector
2 13 (5.51%) Finance
3 8 (3.39%) Games
4 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.54%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 123 (52.12%) Developer
2 66 (27.97%) Java Developer
3 39 (16.53%) Senior Developer
4 32 (13.56%) Software Engineer
5 30 (12.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (8.90%) .NET Developer
7 20 (8.47%) QA Engineer
8 17 (7.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 16 (6.78%) Architect
9 16 (6.78%) Java Engineer
10 11 (4.66%) Automation Engineer
10 11 (4.66%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (4.66%) QA Automation Engineer
10 11 (4.66%) Senior Java Engineer
11 10 (4.24%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (3.39%) AWS Developer
13 8 (3.39%) Lead Developer
13 8 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (33.47%) Spring
2 60 (25.42%) .NET
3 54 (22.88%) Web Services
4 48 (20.34%) HTML
5 44 (18.64%) CSS
6 43 (18.22%) Node.js
7 41 (17.37%) AngularJS
8 40 (16.95%) RESTful
9 37 (15.68%) .NET Core
10 30 (12.71%) React
11 28 (11.86%) jQuery
11 28 (11.86%) Kafka
12 27 (11.44%) REST
13 21 (8.90%) .NET Framework
14 19 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (8.05%) Spring Boot
15 17 (7.20%) HTML5
16 16 (6.78%) J2EE
17 15 (6.36%) Vue.js
18 13 (5.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.20%) Cloud Native
2 14 (5.93%) User Experience
3 11 (4.66%) Public Cloud
4 10 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.81%) Smart Energy
5 9 (3.81%) Smart Meter
6 8 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.54%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.12%) iPad
9 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.42%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.42%) NHS
11 1 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.71%) Linux
2 8 (3.39%) CentOS
3 4 (1.69%) Unix
3 4 (1.69%) Windows
4 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (36.86%) Software Engineering
3 79 (33.47%) Scrum
4 62 (26.27%) DevOps
5 51 (21.61%) Test Automation
6 42 (17.80%) TDD
7 30 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (11.02%) BDD
8 26 (11.02%) Kanban
8 26 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (9.32%) Mentoring
10 20 (8.47%) API Development
10 20 (8.47%) SDLC
11 18 (7.63%) Front End Development
11 18 (7.63%) Machine Learning
12 17 (7.20%) E-Commerce
13 16 (6.78%) Computer Science
13 16 (6.78%) Product Roadmap
13 16 (6.78%) Software Delivery
14 15 (6.36%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 135 (57.20%) Java
2 86 (36.44%) JavaScript
3 54 (22.88%) C#
4 45 (19.07%) Java 8
5 27 (11.44%) Python
6 23 (9.75%) Go
7 21 (8.90%) SQL
8 13 (5.51%) Bash Shell
8 13 (5.51%) Ruby
8 13 (5.51%) Scala
9 8 (3.39%) Perl
10 7 (2.97%) Apex Code
11 6 (2.54%) C++
11 6 (2.54%) Groovy
11 6 (2.54%) PHP
12 5 (2.12%) C
13 4 (1.69%) ES6
13 4 (1.69%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (4.66%) Degree
2 8 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (3.39%) SANS
3 7 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.12%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.42%) ISEB
6 1 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (23.31%) QA
2 9 (3.81%) NIST
3 8 (3.39%) COBIT
4 4 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) PMO
5 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 88 (37.29%) Docker
2 5 (2.12%) Postfix
3 4 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.85%) NFS
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (30.93%) Kubernetes
2 26 (11.02%) Terraform
3 16 (6.78%) Ansible
4 8 (3.39%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (2.54%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.54%) ZABBIX
6 5 (2.12%) SELinux
7 4 (1.69%) Grafana
7 4 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.69%) Puppet
7 4 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.85%) Icinga
Vendors
1 19 (8.05%) Cloudera
1 19 (8.05%) InterSystems
2 18 (7.63%) Oracle
3 15 (6.36%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.93%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.51%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (5.08%) Google
6 12 (5.08%) Sage
7 9 (3.81%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.81%) hybris
7 9 (3.81%) SAP
8 5 (2.12%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.12%) Workday
9 3 (1.27%) CommVault
9 3 (1.27%) Dell
9 3 (1.27%) F5
10 2 (0.85%) BT
10 2 (0.85%) ForgeRock
10 2 (0.85%) Informatica
10 2 (0.85%) MuleSoft