Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 14 22
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 641 471 1,159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 9.38% 11.27% 9.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.97% 11.98% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 587 416 1,098
10th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £53,750
25th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £97,500 £91,563 £87,500
90th Percentile £116,000 £105,000 £101,250
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,432 3,931 11,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 94.13% 94.04% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,738 3,449 10,442
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Central London

Microservices
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Microservices in Central London

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Central London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Central London

Microservices
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
City of London -7 574 £85,000 +13.33% 249
West End of London -1 18 £71,250 +23.91% 5
Camden - 9 £60,000 - 4
City of Westminster -23 2 £76,250 +8.93% 3
Southwark -3 1 £80,000 -8.57% 1
Microservices
London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 325 (50.70%) Java
2 319 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (41.19%) AWS
4 259 (40.41%) DevOps
5 245 (38.22%) Azure
6 233 (36.35%) Kubernetes
7 214 (33.39%) React
7 214 (33.39%) Docker
8 207 (32.29%) Finance
9 180 (28.08%) Software Engineering
10 165 (25.74%) JavaScript
11 161 (25.12%) C#
12 158 (24.65%) GCP
13 149 (23.24%) TDD
14 143 (22.31%) Python
15 137 (21.37%) Spring
16 135 (21.06%) Node.js
17 132 (20.59%) .NET
17 132 (20.59%) Social Skills
18 130 (20.28%) NoSQL
19 124 (19.34%) Test Automation
19 124 (19.34%) SQL
20 118 (18.41%) AngularJS
21 115 (17.94%) Full Stack Development
22 105 (16.38%) Serverless
23 104 (16.22%) .NET Core
24 103 (16.07%) Spring Boot
24 103 (16.07%) Jenkins
25 101 (15.76%) Fintech
26 95 (14.82%) SQL Server

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 45 (7.02%) Confluence
2 26 (4.06%) Apache Spark
3 25 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.34%) CMS
5 13 (2.03%) Drupal
5 13 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 11 (1.72%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.62%) IIS
8 3 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.47%) Tornado
9 2 (0.31%) Apache
9 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.16%) JBoss
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.62%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 264 (41.19%) AWS
2 245 (38.22%) Azure
3 158 (24.65%) GCP
4 105 (16.38%) Serverless
5 38 (5.93%) SaaS
6 33 (5.15%) PaaS
7 24 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (2.96%) Azure Service Bus
9 17 (2.65%) Azure App Service
10 16 (2.50%) GitHub
11 14 (2.18%) Azure Key Vault
12 13 (2.03%) Azure Service Fabric
13 11 (1.72%) IaaS
14 9 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (1.40%) Azure Event Grid
14 9 (1.40%) Azure Storage
15 8 (1.25%) Amazon Kinesis
15 8 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (1.25%) Lucidchart
15 8 (1.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.78%) HTTP
2 3 (0.47%) AMQP
3 2 (0.31%) Firewall
3 2 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (20.28%) NoSQL
2 95 (14.82%) SQL Server
3 75 (11.70%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (11.54%) MongoDB
5 65 (10.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 61 (9.52%) Relational Database
7 51 (7.96%) Big Data
8 42 (6.55%) MySQL
9 30 (4.68%) Redis
10 18 (2.81%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (2.18%) Blockchain
12 12 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (1.72%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.94%) HBase
15 5 (0.78%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.62%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.62%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 103 (16.07%) Jenkins
2 54 (8.42%) JIRA
3 53 (8.27%) SonarQube
4 47 (7.33%) Git (software)
5 46 (7.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (4.21%) Maven
7 20 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 14 (2.18%) Selenium
10 11 (1.72%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.72%) webpack
11 10 (1.56%) Gradle
12 8 (1.25%) NUnit
13 7 (1.09%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.94%) Cypress.io
14 6 (0.94%) GitLab
14 6 (0.94%) IntelliJ
15 5 (0.78%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.78%) Mockito
15 5 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 207 (32.29%) Finance
2 132 (20.59%) Social Skills
3 55 (8.58%) Banking
4 51 (7.96%) Presentation Skills
5 44 (6.86%) Influencing Skills
6 40 (6.24%) Retail
7 31 (4.84%) Games
8 20 (3.12%) Publishing
9 14 (2.18%) Front Office
10 13 (2.03%) Investment Banking
10 13 (2.03%) Public Sector
11 9 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (1.25%) Marketing
13 7 (1.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 4 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.47%) Advertising
15 3 (0.47%) Back Office
16 2 (0.31%) Law
16 2 (0.31%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 252 (39.31%) Developer
2 112 (17.47%) Java Developer
3 82 (12.79%) Architect
4 78 (12.17%) Technical Leader
5 77 (12.01%) Senior Developer
6 53 (8.27%) Software Engineer
7 51 (7.96%) Solutions Architect
8 50 (7.80%) Java Engineer
9 40 (6.24%) Lead Developer
10 35 (5.46%) .NET Developer
10 35 (5.46%) Senior Java Developer
11 31 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
12 28 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
13 25 (3.90%) C# Developer
13 25 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
14 23 (3.59%) Principal Engineer
15 20 (3.12%) Senior Java Engineer
16 19 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
17 18 (2.81%) Senior .NET Developer
18 14 (2.18%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (33.39%) React
2 137 (21.37%) Spring
3 135 (21.06%) Node.js
4 132 (20.59%) .NET
5 118 (18.41%) AngularJS
6 104 (16.22%) .NET Core
7 103 (16.07%) Spring Boot
8 86 (13.42%) Kafka
9 77 (12.01%) REST
10 61 (9.52%) Web Services
11 55 (8.58%) CSS
12 52 (8.11%) OAuth
13 51 (7.96%) .NET Framework
14 49 (7.64%) Entity Framework
15 46 (7.18%) HTML
15 46 (7.18%) OAuth2
15 46 (7.18%) OpenID
16 39 (6.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (5.62%) RESTful
18 29 (4.52%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.71%) User Experience
2 29 (4.52%) Cloud Native
2 29 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (3.90%) N-Tier
4 24 (3.74%) Public Cloud
5 20 (3.12%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.18%) Clustering
9 11 (1.72%) Legacy Code
10 9 (1.40%) Social Media
11 8 (1.25%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.25%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
13 6 (0.94%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.94%) Renewable Energy
14 4 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.62%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 24 (3.74%) Linux
2 7 (1.09%) Android
2 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 6 (0.94%) Unix
4 3 (0.47%) Windows
5 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (40.41%) DevOps
3 180 (28.08%) Software Engineering
4 149 (23.24%) TDD
5 124 (19.34%) Test Automation
6 115 (17.94%) Full Stack Development
7 101 (15.76%) Fintech
8 85 (13.26%) Event-Driven
9 78 (12.17%) UML
10 74 (11.54%) Technical Leadership
11 73 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (11.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 71 (11.08%) Enterprise Architecture
14 66 (10.30%) Mentoring
15 63 (9.83%) BDD
16 60 (9.36%) Scrum
17 57 (8.89%) Coaching
18 56 (8.74%) Technical Architecture
19 53 (8.27%) Analytics
20 52 (8.11%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 325 (50.70%) Java
2 165 (25.74%) JavaScript
3 161 (25.12%) C#
4 143 (22.31%) Python
5 124 (19.34%) SQL
6 94 (14.66%) TypeScript
7 55 (8.58%) C++
8 52 (8.11%) Scala
9 48 (7.49%) Java 8
10 36 (5.62%) Go
11 28 (4.37%) Kotlin
12 21 (3.28%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.65%) PHP
14 13 (2.03%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.72%) C
16 10 (1.56%) Java 11
17 8 (1.25%) Rust
18 6 (0.94%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.94%) ES6
18 6 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (12.17%) Degree
2 61 (9.52%) Master's Degree
3 15 (2.34%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.62%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.16%) ISEB
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.16%) OCP
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (14.35%) QA
2 45 (7.02%) GDPR
3 10 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.62%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) SEPA
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 214 (33.39%) Docker
2 6 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 233 (36.35%) Kubernetes
2 52 (8.11%) Terraform
3 15 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (2.18%) Ansible
5 9 (1.40%) Grafana
5 9 (1.40%) Prometheus
6 6 (0.94%) Istio
7 4 (0.62%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) Kibana
8 1 (0.16%) Mesos
8 1 (0.16%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 72 (11.23%) Oracle
2 58 (9.05%) Google
3 43 (6.71%) Microsoft
4 6 (0.94%) Nintex
5 4 (0.62%) Adobe
5 4 (0.62%) Sparx
6 3 (0.47%) IBM
6 3 (0.47%) Pega
6 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.47%) Splunk
6 3 (0.47%) VMware
7 2 (0.31%) Databricks
7 2 (0.31%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.16%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.16%) Netezza
8 1 (0.16%) New Relic
8 1 (0.16%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.16%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.16%) Teradata
8 1 (0.16%) Veracode