Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 23 51
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28 +114
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 796 968 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.73% 9.42% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 10.18% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 738 916 449
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £49,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 8,538 9,510 9,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.59% 92.59% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,376 8,469 8,764
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,250 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.46% +8.33% +4.35%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 2020. 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 -10 10 £62,500 +56.25%
Moorgate -3 3 £120,000 +84.62%
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 401 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (46.61%) Java
3 293 (36.81%) AWS
4 266 (33.42%) Docker
5 237 (29.77%) DevOps
6 229 (28.77%) TDD
7 225 (28.27%) JavaScript
8 224 (28.14%) Azure
9 198 (24.87%) C#
10 192 (24.12%) .NET
11 191 (23.99%) Finance
12 184 (23.12%) React
13 173 (21.73%) SQL
14 160 (20.10%) Kubernetes
15 150 (18.84%) RESTful
16 149 (18.72%) Software Engineering
17 133 (16.71%) AngularJS
18 131 (16.46%) Python
19 130 (16.33%) Spring
20 128 (16.08%) Java 8
21 126 (15.83%) Fintech
22 124 (15.58%) .NET Core
23 122 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
24 114 (14.32%) REST
25 110 (13.82%) Node.js
26 107 (13.44%) CSS
26 107 (13.44%) OO
27 106 (13.32%) Scrum
28 101 (12.69%) Spring Boot
29 96 (12.06%) HTML

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 33 (4.15%) Apache Spark
2 19 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (2.14%) Apache Solr
4 16 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 16 (2.01%) CMS
4 16 (2.01%) Confluence
5 13 (1.63%) Headless CMS
6 12 (1.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.51%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (1.26%) Apache
7 10 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.38%) nginx
9 3 (0.38%) WordPress
10 2 (0.25%) JBoss
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.13%) GemFire
11 1 (0.13%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.26%) Magento
1 10 (1.26%) SAP Hybris
1 10 (1.26%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 293 (36.81%) AWS
2 224 (28.14%) Azure
3 92 (11.56%) GCP
4 61 (7.66%) Serverless
5 45 (5.65%) SaaS
6 37 (4.65%) PaaS
7 30 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (3.27%) GitHub
9 18 (2.26%) IaaS
10 17 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (1.76%) Azure Functions
13 13 (1.63%) Amazon ECS
13 13 (1.63%) AWS Fargate
13 13 (1.63%) Firebase
14 11 (1.38%) OpenShift
15 8 (1.01%) Amazon S3
16 6 (0.75%) Apigee
16 6 (0.75%) Heroku
17 5 (0.63%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.52%) HTTP
2 17 (2.14%) Internet
3 2 (0.25%) Firewall
3 2 (0.25%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.25%) VPN
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (11.68%) NoSQL
2 90 (11.31%) Big Data
3 51 (6.41%) MongoDB
4 36 (4.52%) SQL Server
5 33 (4.15%) Relational Database
6 32 (4.02%) MySQL
7 28 (3.52%) Hadoop
8 25 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (3.02%) Azure SQL Database
10 21 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
12 16 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.88%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.76%) Apache Hive
15 13 (1.63%) Redis
16 10 (1.26%) Endeca
17 9 (1.13%) Blockchain
18 6 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 6 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
19 5 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 67 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.53%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (3.02%) JIRA
5 19 (2.39%) Maven
6 18 (2.26%) JUnit
7 15 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.63%) Bitbucket
8 13 (1.63%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.51%) Gradle
10 9 (1.13%) Mockito
10 9 (1.13%) Selenium
10 9 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (1.13%) webpack
11 8 (1.01%) NUnit
11 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (0.88%) gulp
12 7 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.88%) Spock
13 6 (0.75%) SonarQube
General
1 191 (23.99%) Finance
2 92 (11.56%) Banking
3 41 (5.15%) Marketing
4 40 (5.03%) Law
5 31 (3.89%) Front Office
6 29 (3.64%) Games
6 29 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 25 (3.14%) Retail
8 10 (1.26%) Advertising
9 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.50%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 545 (68.47%) Developer
2 260 (32.66%) Java Developer
3 160 (20.10%) Senior Developer
4 113 (14.20%) .NET Developer
5 67 (8.42%) AWS Developer
6 61 (7.66%) C# Developer
7 60 (7.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 59 (7.41%) Software Engineer
9 56 (7.04%) Senior .NET Developer
10 54 (6.78%) Architect
11 51 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
12 48 (6.03%) Lead Developer
13 41 (5.15%) Python Developer
14 40 (5.03%) JavaScript Developer
15 38 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
16 36 (4.52%) React Developer
17 32 (4.02%) Azure Developer
18 31 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
19 29 (3.64%) Java Engineer
20 28 (3.52%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (24.12%) .NET
2 184 (23.12%) React
3 150 (18.84%) RESTful
4 133 (16.71%) AngularJS
5 130 (16.33%) Spring
6 124 (15.58%) .NET Core
7 114 (14.32%) REST
8 110 (13.82%) Node.js
9 107 (13.44%) CSS
10 101 (12.69%) Spring Boot
11 96 (12.06%) HTML
12 69 (8.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 59 (7.41%) Kafka
14 57 (7.16%) HTML5
15 54 (6.78%) .NET Framework
16 48 (6.03%) ASP.NET
17 42 (5.28%) Entity Framework
18 40 (5.03%) Web Services
19 32 (4.02%) JSON
19 32 (4.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.55%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (5.40%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.15%) Data Centre
5 29 (3.64%) Cloud Native
6 24 (3.02%) Data Structures
6 24 (3.02%) N-Tier
7 20 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.76%) Credit Risk
9 13 (1.63%) Reinsurance
9 13 (1.63%) Social Media
9 13 (1.63%) User Experience
10 12 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.51%) iPad
11 11 (1.38%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.26%) Blog
12 10 (1.26%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.01%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.90%) Linux
2 15 (1.88%) Unix
3 13 (1.63%) Android
3 13 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.13%) Windows
5 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (29.77%) DevOps
3 229 (28.77%) TDD
4 149 (18.72%) Software Engineering
5 126 (15.83%) Fintech
6 122 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (13.44%) OO
8 106 (13.32%) Scrum
9 89 (11.18%) MVC
10 83 (10.43%) Test Automation
11 73 (9.17%) BDD
12 66 (8.29%) Open Source
13 65 (8.17%) SOA
14 64 (8.04%) Computer Science
14 64 (8.04%) E-Commerce
15 56 (7.04%) Mentoring
16 50 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 50 (6.28%) SOLID
17 49 (6.16%) SDLC
18 48 (6.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 371 (46.61%) Java
2 225 (28.27%) JavaScript
3 198 (24.87%) C#
4 173 (21.73%) SQL
5 131 (16.46%) Python
6 128 (16.08%) Java 8
7 68 (8.54%) TypeScript
8 58 (7.29%) PHP
9 50 (6.28%) Scala
10 42 (5.28%) Kotlin
11 38 (4.77%) Go
12 33 (4.15%) ES6
13 21 (2.64%) PowerShell
14 17 (2.14%) Ruby
15 14 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 10 (1.26%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.75%) C++
17 6 (0.75%) F#
18 4 (0.50%) Groovy
19 3 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (5.28%) Degree
2 35 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.51%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.25%) MCSA
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.63%) QA
2 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.25%) PSD2
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 266 (33.42%) Docker
2 4 (0.50%) OpenAM
2 4 (0.50%) OpenDJ
2 4 (0.50%) OpenIDM
3 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 160 (20.10%) Kubernetes
2 58 (7.29%) Terraform
3 20 (2.51%) Ansible
4 10 (1.26%) Puppet
5 9 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.75%) Control-M
6 6 (0.75%) Packer
6 6 (0.75%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.63%) Rancher
8 2 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.25%) Grafana
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 66 (8.29%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.90%) Google
3 26 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (2.26%) Oracle
5 16 (2.01%) IBM
6 13 (1.63%) Adobe
7 11 (1.38%) SAP
8 10 (1.26%) ATG
8 10 (1.26%) Demandware
8 10 (1.26%) Elastic Path
8 10 (1.26%) hybris
8 10 (1.26%) Interwoven
9 9 (1.13%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.13%) MuleSoft
10 7 (0.88%) AppDynamics
10 7 (0.88%) Solace
10 7 (0.88%) Splunk
11 6 (0.75%) Ab Initio
11 6 (0.75%) Facebook
11 6 (0.75%) Tableau