Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 13 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 589 443 922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 9.99% 11.65% 9.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.58% 12.34% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 541 394 872
10th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
25th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £88,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £109,250 £104,875
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,565 3,591 9,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.42% 94.43% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,970 3,124 8,397
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,650 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the City of London

Microservices
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in the City of London.

Salary trend for Microservices in the City of London

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the City of London

Microservices
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the City of London region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
London Bridge +3 1 £80,000 -8.57%
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 318 (53.99%) Java
2 294 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (41.77%) AWS
4 242 (41.09%) DevOps
5 222 (37.69%) Kubernetes
6 212 (35.99%) Azure
7 199 (33.79%) React
8 195 (33.11%) Finance
9 192 (32.60%) Docker
10 173 (29.37%) Software Engineering
11 164 (27.84%) JavaScript
12 149 (25.30%) C#
13 137 (23.26%) GCP
14 132 (22.41%) Spring
14 132 (22.41%) Node.js
15 129 (21.90%) SQL
16 127 (21.56%) Test Automation
17 125 (21.22%) NoSQL
18 124 (21.05%) TDD
19 121 (20.54%) Python
20 120 (20.37%) Social Skills
21 115 (19.52%) .NET
22 103 (17.49%) AngularJS
23 102 (17.32%) Full Stack Development
24 100 (16.98%) Fintech
25 99 (16.81%) Serverless
25 99 (16.81%) Jenkins
26 96 (16.30%) Spring Boot
27 95 (16.13%) SQL Server
28 93 (15.79%) .NET Core

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 40 (6.79%) Confluence
2 23 (3.90%) Apache Spark
3 22 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (3.40%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.72%) CMS
6 13 (2.21%) Drupal
7 11 (1.87%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.68%) Apache
9 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Fuse
9 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Tornado
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 246 (41.77%) AWS
2 212 (35.99%) Azure
3 137 (23.26%) GCP
4 99 (16.81%) Serverless
5 40 (6.79%) PaaS
6 31 (5.26%) SaaS
7 25 (4.24%) Azure Service Bus
8 23 (3.90%) Azure App Service
9 22 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (3.23%) Azure Service Fabric
11 18 (3.06%) Azure Key Vault
12 13 (2.21%) Azure Storage
13 12 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
13 12 (2.04%) IaaS
14 11 (1.87%) Azure Event Grid
14 11 (1.87%) GitHub
15 10 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (1.70%) Azure Functions
16 9 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
16 9 (1.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.02%) HTTP
2 4 (0.68%) AMQP
3 1 (0.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (21.22%) NoSQL
2 95 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 81 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
4 78 (13.24%) MongoDB
5 66 (11.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 62 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 51 (8.66%) Big Data
8 33 (5.60%) MySQL
9 28 (4.75%) Redis
10 20 (3.40%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (2.04%) Blockchain
14 7 (1.19%) Data Lake
14 7 (1.19%) HBase
15 6 (1.02%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.85%) MariaDB
17 4 (0.68%) Amazon Aurora
18 3 (0.51%) CockroachDB
Development Applications
1 99 (16.81%) Jenkins
2 52 (8.83%) SonarQube
3 50 (8.49%) JIRA
4 48 (8.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 46 (7.81%) Git (software)
6 26 (4.41%) Maven
7 22 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (3.40%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (2.72%) Selenium
10 12 (2.04%) webpack
11 8 (1.36%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.36%) Gradle
11 8 (1.36%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.02%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.85%) GitLab
13 5 (0.85%) Mockito
14 4 (0.68%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.68%) JUnit
14 4 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 195 (33.11%) Finance
2 120 (20.37%) Social Skills
3 59 (10.02%) Banking
4 50 (8.49%) Presentation Skills
5 43 (7.30%) Influencing Skills
6 31 (5.26%) Retail
7 29 (4.92%) Games
8 18 (3.06%) Investment Banking
9 14 (2.38%) Front Office
9 14 (2.38%) Publishing
10 12 (2.04%) Public Sector
11 11 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (1.53%) Marketing
13 6 (1.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 4 (0.68%) Law
15 3 (0.51%) Back Office
15 3 (0.51%) Billing
15 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.51%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 226 (38.37%) Developer
2 109 (18.51%) Java Developer
3 73 (12.39%) Technical Leader
4 71 (12.05%) Senior Developer
5 66 (11.21%) Software Engineer
6 54 (9.17%) Architect
7 50 (8.49%) Java Engineer
8 38 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 38 (6.45%) Lead Developer
9 33 (5.60%) C# Developer
9 33 (5.60%) Senior Java Developer
9 33 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
10 30 (5.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 28 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 20 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (3.40%) Principal Engineer
13 20 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (3.23%) Senior Java Engineer
15 18 (3.06%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (33.79%) React
2 132 (22.41%) Node.js
2 132 (22.41%) Spring
3 115 (19.52%) .NET
4 103 (17.49%) AngularJS
5 96 (16.30%) Spring Boot
6 93 (15.79%) .NET Core
7 87 (14.77%) Kafka
8 70 (11.88%) REST
9 64 (10.87%) Web Services
10 60 (10.19%) CSS
11 50 (8.49%) OAuth
12 46 (7.81%) .NET Framework
13 45 (7.64%) OAuth2
13 45 (7.64%) OpenID
14 44 (7.47%) HTML
15 42 (7.13%) Entity Framework
16 36 (6.11%) RESTful
17 34 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
18 33 (5.60%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.81%) User Experience
2 32 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (4.41%) N-Tier
4 25 (4.24%) Cloud Native
5 21 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.40%) Public Cloud
7 18 (3.06%) Clustering
8 14 (2.38%) Legacy Code
8 14 (2.38%) Social Media
9 13 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (2.04%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.87%) Legacy Systems
12 10 (1.70%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
14 5 (0.85%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.68%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.68%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.74%) Linux
2 6 (1.02%) Android
2 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.85%) Unix
4 3 (0.51%) Windows
5 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (41.09%) DevOps
3 173 (29.37%) Software Engineering
4 127 (21.56%) Test Automation
5 124 (21.05%) TDD
6 102 (17.32%) Full Stack Development
7 100 (16.98%) Fintech
8 86 (14.60%) Event-Driven
9 77 (13.07%) UML
10 76 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
11 73 (12.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 69 (11.71%) Technical Leadership
13 67 (11.38%) Mentoring
14 60 (10.19%) Enterprise Architecture
14 60 (10.19%) OO
15 53 (9.00%) Technical Architecture
16 52 (8.83%) Coaching
17 51 (8.66%) Code Coverage
17 51 (8.66%) Data Privacy
17 51 (8.66%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 318 (53.99%) Java
2 164 (27.84%) JavaScript
3 149 (25.30%) C#
4 129 (21.90%) SQL
5 121 (20.54%) Python
6 74 (12.56%) TypeScript
7 56 (9.51%) Java 8
8 52 (8.83%) C++
9 44 (7.47%) Scala
10 39 (6.62%) Kotlin
11 33 (5.60%) Go
12 27 (4.58%) PowerShell
13 20 (3.40%) T-SQL
14 17 (2.89%) PHP
15 10 (1.70%) Java 11
16 8 (1.36%) C
17 7 (1.19%) ES6
17 7 (1.19%) Rust
18 6 (1.02%) Ruby
19 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (13.75%) Degree
2 58 (9.85%) Master's Degree
3 15 (2.55%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.68%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.17%) OCP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (14.77%) QA
2 44 (7.47%) GDPR
3 10 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.68%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) SEPA
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 192 (32.60%) Docker
2 5 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.51%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.51%) OpenDJ
3 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 222 (37.69%) Kubernetes
2 60 (10.19%) Terraform
3 22 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.89%) Ansible
5 8 (1.36%) Grafana
6 7 (1.19%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.85%) Istio
8 4 (0.68%) Puppet
9 1 (0.17%) Mesos
9 1 (0.17%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 69 (11.71%) Oracle
2 50 (8.49%) Google
3 38 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.21%) Nintex
5 5 (0.85%) Adobe
5 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.68%) MuleSoft
6 4 (0.68%) Pega
6 4 (0.68%) Sparx
6 4 (0.68%) VMware
7 3 (0.51%) ForgeRock
7 3 (0.51%) IBM
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.34%) Splunk
9 1 (0.17%) Actuate
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco
9 1 (0.17%) Murex
9 1 (0.17%) New Relic
9 1 (0.17%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.17%) TIBCO