Period
to 20 February 2020

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

Microservices
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 27 57
Rank change year-on-year +11 +30 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 48 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 17.84% 5.52% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.20% 5.92% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 45 8 4
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +27.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £46,250 £39,500
90th Percentile £44,500 £85,500 £76,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +15.79% -13.64%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 250 169 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 92.94% 93.37% 92.27%
Number of salaries quoted 207 153 343
Chester median annual salary £40,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,750 £62,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +12.50%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Chester

Microservices
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Microservices in Chester

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Chester over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 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 Chester region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 44 (91.67%) C#
2 42 (87.50%) .NET
3 36 (75.00%) Java
3 36 (75.00%) Scrum
3 36 (75.00%) BDD
4 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (70.83%) SOAP
6 33 (68.75%) Test Automation
6 33 (68.75%) WebDriver
6 33 (68.75%) Selenium
6 33 (68.75%) REST
6 33 (68.75%) Cucumber
7 32 (66.67%) GitHub
7 32 (66.67%) Bitbucket
7 32 (66.67%) Jenkins
7 32 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (66.67%) Maven
7 32 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (62.50%) NUnit
8 30 (62.50%) TestNG
8 30 (62.50%) JUnit
8 30 (62.50%) Docker
8 30 (62.50%) Hudson
9 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
10 19 (39.58%) SQL
11 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (31.25%) Appium
12 15 (31.25%) VBScript
12 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
13 11 (22.92%) .NET Core

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 32 (66.67%) GitHub
2 8 (16.67%) Azure
3 3 (6.25%) AWS
3 3 (6.25%) Kong
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.08%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 33 (68.75%) Cucumber
1 33 (68.75%) Selenium
1 33 (68.75%) WebDriver
2 32 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 32 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 32 (66.67%) Maven
2 32 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (62.50%) Hudson
3 30 (62.50%) JUnit
3 30 (62.50%) NUnit
3 30 (62.50%) TestNG
4 15 (31.25%) Appium
5 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Automation Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Junior
4 5 (10.42%) Tester
5 4 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Automation Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Access Developer
8 1 (2.08%) IAM Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Identity Management Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (87.50%) .NET
2 34 (70.83%) SOAP
3 33 (68.75%) REST
4 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (22.92%) .NET Core
6 6 (12.50%) Node.js
7 3 (6.25%) jQuery
7 3 (6.25%) React
7 3 (6.25%) Redux
8 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.17%) Dropwizard
8 2 (4.17%) RESTful
8 2 (4.17%) Spring
8 2 (4.17%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.17%) Web Services
9 1 (2.08%) CSS
9 1 (2.08%) HTML
9 1 (2.08%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) BDD
1 36 (75.00%) Scrum
2 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (68.75%) Test Automation
4 32 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.50%) DevOps
5 6 (12.50%) System Testing
5 6 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (8.33%) QA Automation
6 4 (8.33%) SOLID
7 3 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (4.17%) Automated Trading
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) MVC
8 2 (4.17%) OO
8 2 (4.17%) Personalization
8 2 (4.17%) SOA
8 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.08%) Acceptance Criteria
9 1 (2.08%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) C#
2 36 (75.00%) Java
3 20 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (39.58%) SQL
5 15 (31.25%) Shell Script
5 15 (31.25%) VBScript
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (62.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) CyberArk
1 1 (2.08%) ForgeRock