Period
to 3 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 55 94
Rank change year-on-year +41 +39 +40
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 150 105 95
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.47% 3.89% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.42% 4.13% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 140 87 88
Median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,750 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +22.22%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,118 2,542 3,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 92.93% 94.08% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 961 2,204 2,342
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £76,225
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Birmingham

Microservices
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Microservices in Birmingham

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Birmingham over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 124 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (49.33%) Azure
2 74 (49.33%) DevOps
3 72 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 70 (46.67%) AWS
5 66 (44.00%) REST
6 57 (38.00%) TDD
7 55 (36.67%) .NET
8 54 (36.00%) NoSQL
9 51 (34.00%) SQL
9 51 (34.00%) Python
10 47 (31.33%) C#
11 44 (29.33%) Test Automation
12 43 (28.67%) SaaS
12 43 (28.67%) React
13 41 (27.33%) Docker
13 41 (27.33%) MongoDB
14 40 (26.67%) Node.js
15 38 (25.33%) Kubernetes
16 37 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (24.00%) Software Engineering
17 36 (24.00%) AngularJS
18 35 (23.33%) BDD
19 33 (22.00%) AWS Lambda
19 33 (22.00%) Serverless
20 31 (20.67%) Fintech
21 30 (20.00%) Flask
21 30 (20.00%) Mentoring
21 30 (20.00%) Django
21 30 (20.00%) Java

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 18 (12.00%) Confluence
2 10 (6.67%) IIS
3 7 (4.67%) GlassFish
3 7 (4.67%) JBoss
3 7 (4.67%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (4.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 7 (4.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 74 (49.33%) Azure
2 70 (46.67%) AWS
3 43 (28.67%) SaaS
4 33 (22.00%) AWS Lambda
4 33 (22.00%) Serverless
5 29 (19.33%) GCP
6 28 (18.67%) GitHub
7 12 (8.00%) OpenShift
8 10 (6.67%) IaaS
8 10 (6.67%) PaaS
9 8 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (5.33%) npm
10 3 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (2.00%) AWS CodeBuild
11 2 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.00%) NoSQL
2 41 (27.33%) MongoDB
3 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
4 21 (14.00%) Redis
5 10 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (5.33%) Cosmos DB
7 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.00%) Big Data
9 3 (2.00%) BigQuery
9 3 (2.00%) Bigtable
9 3 (2.00%) Cloud Spanner
10 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) DB2
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.67%) MySQL
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (18.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (15.33%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.67%) GitLab
3 19 (12.67%) JIRA
4 15 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (8.00%) JUnit
5 12 (8.00%) Mockito
6 11 (7.33%) Bitbucket
7 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 8 (5.33%) gulp
8 8 (5.33%) jspm
8 8 (5.33%) Moq
8 8 (5.33%) MSTest
8 8 (5.33%) NUnit
8 8 (5.33%) TeamCity
9 7 (4.67%) Apache Archiva
9 7 (4.67%) Artifactory
9 7 (4.67%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (3.33%) Selenium
10 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (5.33%) Finance
1 8 (5.33%) Public Sector
2 4 (2.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (43.33%) Developer
2 18 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (10.67%) Python Engineer
4 15 (10.00%) Architect
4 15 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Java Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Principal Engineer
6 12 (8.00%) Backend Developer
6 12 (8.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 12 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.33%) Platform Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
8 10 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.67%) Angular Developer
9 7 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (4.67%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.00%) REST
2 55 (36.67%) .NET
3 43 (28.67%) React
4 40 (26.67%) Node.js
5 36 (24.00%) AngularJS
6 30 (20.00%) Django
6 30 (20.00%) Flask
7 29 (19.33%) .NET Core
8 27 (18.00%) Spring
9 23 (15.33%) RESTful
10 22 (14.67%) HTML
11 21 (14.00%) Kafka
12 20 (13.33%) Spring Boot
13 18 (12.00%) CSS
13 18 (12.00%) Sass
14 17 (11.33%) .NET Framework
15 13 (8.67%) Ajax
15 13 (8.67%) jQuery
15 13 (8.67%) JSON
16 12 (8.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Cloud Native
2 10 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 9 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.00%) User Experience
7 4 (2.67%) Blog
7 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.67%) Social Media
8 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.33%) Windows
2 9 (6.00%) Linux
3 8 (5.33%) CentOS
3 8 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.00%) Android
4 6 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (82.67%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (49.33%) DevOps
3 57 (38.00%) TDD
4 44 (29.33%) Test Automation
5 37 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 35 (23.33%) BDD
8 31 (20.67%) Fintech
9 30 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 22 (14.67%) MVC
10 22 (14.67%) Open Source
11 21 (14.00%) Coaching
11 21 (14.00%) Technical Leadership
12 20 (13.33%) Scrum
13 18 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (12.00%) Pair Programming
14 16 (10.67%) API Design
15 13 (8.67%) Multithreading
15 13 (8.67%) Project Management
16 12 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 51 (34.00%) Python
2 51 (34.00%) SQL
3 47 (31.33%) C#
4 30 (20.00%) Java
5 24 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 14 (9.33%) T-SQL
7 13 (8.67%) Go
7 13 (8.67%) Java 8
8 8 (5.33%) Ruby
8 8 (5.33%) TypeScript
9 7 (4.67%) ES6
10 1 (0.67%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.67%) C
10 1 (0.67%) Perl
10 1 (0.67%) PHP
10 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (15.33%) Degree
2 12 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.33%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) QA
System Software
1 41 (27.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (25.33%) Kubernetes
2 28 (18.67%) Terraform
3 11 (7.33%) Ansible
4 8 (5.33%) Grafana
4 8 (5.33%) Graphite
4 8 (5.33%) Prometheus
4 8 (5.33%) Puppet
5 7 (4.67%) MIIS
5 7 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.67%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.67%) Consul
6 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.67%) Packer
Vendors
1 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.33%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.00%) Google
3 9 (6.00%) IBM
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle
4 6 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft