Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 28 46
Rank change year-on-year +15 +18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 28 9 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 14.66% 4.71% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.22% 5.20% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 6
Median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +29.41% -26.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £49,500 £82,500 £67,500
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -9.09%

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 184 173 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 96.34% 90.58% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 156 143 238
Median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% -8.24% +11.84%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Chester

Microservices
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Microservices in Chester

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Chester over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 June 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 23 (82.14%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) .NET
3 19 (67.86%) Java
3 19 (67.86%) SOAP
3 19 (67.86%) BDD
4 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
4 18 (64.29%) WebDriver
4 18 (64.29%) Cucumber
4 18 (64.29%) REST
4 18 (64.29%) Selenium
4 18 (64.29%) Scrum
5 17 (60.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (60.71%) Maven
5 17 (60.71%) GitHub
5 17 (60.71%) Bitbucket
6 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
6 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (50.00%) JUnit
7 14 (50.00%) TestNG
7 14 (50.00%) NUnit
7 14 (50.00%) Hudson
7 14 (50.00%) Docker
8 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
10 8 (28.57%) SQL
11 6 (21.43%) .NET Core
12 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
12 5 (17.86%) Azure
12 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC

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 17 (60.71%) GitHub
2 5 (17.86%) Azure
3 4 (14.29%) AWS
4 2 (7.14%) Serverless
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Step Functions
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Functions
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Cucumber
1 18 (64.29%) Selenium
1 18 (64.29%) WebDriver
2 17 (60.71%) Bitbucket
2 17 (60.71%) Maven
2 17 (60.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
4 14 (50.00%) Hudson
4 14 (50.00%) JUnit
4 14 (50.00%) NUnit
4 14 (50.00%) TestNG
5 4 (14.29%) Appium
6 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (7.14%) Automotive
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Junior
4 5 (17.86%) Junior Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Junior Tester
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 4 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) SOAP
3 18 (64.29%) REST
4 13 (46.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Core
6 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.29%) Node.js
8 3 (10.71%) CSS
8 3 (10.71%) HTML
9 1 (3.57%) Dropwizard
9 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (3.57%) RESTful
9 1 (3.57%) Spring
9 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
9 1 (3.57%) Web Services
9 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) BDD
2 18 (64.29%) Scrum
2 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) QA Automation
6 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
8 1 (3.57%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (3.57%) Automated Trading
8 1 (3.57%) Data Management
8 1 (3.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Personalization
8 1 (3.57%) SOLID
8 1 (3.57%) Sprint Review
8 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.29%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) Go
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle