Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Blackpool 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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 17 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 15 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 12.71% 4.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.27% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Blackpool median annual salary £56,266 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.67% - -
Lancashire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -

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 Blackpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Blackpool
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 113 40 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 95.76% 97.56% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 105 32 52
Blackpool median annual salary £48,463 £35,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -8.50% +31.90%
10th Percentile £27,234 £22,550 £25,575
90th Percentile £70,000 £52,125 £69,550
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +7.14%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Blackpool

Microservices
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Salary trend for Microservices in Blackpool

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Blackpool over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Blackpool region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (66.67%) Coaching
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (46.67%) Open Source
6 7 (46.67%) Puppet
6 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
6 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (46.67%) Java
6 7 (46.67%) Linux
6 7 (46.67%) Python
6 7 (46.67%) Ansible
6 7 (46.67%) DevOps
7 6 (40.00%) Burp Suite
7 6 (40.00%) Slack
7 6 (40.00%) Terraform
7 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
7 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (40.00%) Firewall
7 6 (40.00%) JMeter
7 6 (40.00%) WCAG
7 6 (40.00%) JIRA
7 6 (40.00%) Nessus
7 6 (40.00%) Confluence
7 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (40.00%) BDD
7 6 (40.00%) OWASP
8 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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 6 (40.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Slack
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (40.00%) Burp Suite
3 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) JMeter
3 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 5 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (33.33%) Hudson
4 5 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 2 (13.33%) Spring Batch
2 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
2 2 (13.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 12 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (66.67%) Coaching
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) Open Source
4 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) OWASP
5 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) Decision-Making
6 5 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (33.33%) E-Procurement
6 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 5 (33.33%) IT Strategy
6 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 5 (33.33%) SIEM
6 5 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Go
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) RHCE
1 5 (33.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Ansible
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
2 6 (40.00%) Nessus
2 6 (40.00%) Terraform
3 5 (33.33%) Consul
3 5 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
3 5 (33.33%) Grafana
3 5 (33.33%) Graphite
3 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 5 (33.33%) Nagios
3 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (33.33%) Opsview
3 5 (33.33%) Packer
3 5 (33.33%) Salt
3 5 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat