Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 73 193
Rank change year-on-year +37 +120 +195
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 690 386 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.31% 3.78% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 4.14% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 644 334 184
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.38% +16.36%
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +21.90%

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 10,094 9,332 11,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.33% 91.42% 91.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8,969 8,390 10,805
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +5.45%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,725 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 0 2 £77,500 +19.23%
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 397 (57.54%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (46.67%) Java
3 235 (34.06%) JavaScript
4 223 (32.32%) TDD
5 217 (31.45%) Amazon AWS
6 210 (30.43%) SQL
7 205 (29.71%) DevOps
8 202 (29.28%) C#
9 200 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
10 195 (28.26%) .NET
11 189 (27.39%) Finance
12 172 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
13 155 (22.46%) Docker
14 153 (22.17%) REST
15 152 (22.03%) React
16 143 (20.72%) Java 8
17 142 (20.58%) Python
18 140 (20.29%) CSS
19 137 (19.86%) Spring
20 134 (19.42%) AngularJS
21 130 (18.84%) Software Engineering
22 126 (18.26%) SOA
23 125 (18.12%) MVC
24 121 (17.54%) SQL Server
25 120 (17.39%) Web Services
25 120 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
26 116 (16.81%) .NET Core
27 114 (16.52%) Fintech
28 111 (16.09%) OO
29 102 (14.78%) RESTful

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 54 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 48 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
3 23 (3.33%) Apache Spark
4 15 (2.17%) CMS
5 14 (2.03%) Confluence
6 11 (1.59%) Apache
7 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.01%) IIS
9 6 (0.87%) Mule
10 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.43%) CoreMedia CMS
12 3 (0.43%) JBoss
12 3 (0.43%) NServiceBus
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.29%) Ethereum
13 2 (0.29%) Mendix
13 2 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (0.29%) Maya
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 53 (7.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 217 (31.45%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (28.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (5.36%) Serverless
4 34 (4.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (4.06%) SaaS
6 26 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (3.48%) PaaS
8 18 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (2.03%) Amazon S3
10 14 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.30%) OpenShift
12 8 (1.16%) GitHub
12 8 (1.16%) npm
13 7 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (1.01%) Boomi
14 5 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.72%) Datadog
15 4 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 4 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.74%) DNS
3 6 (0.87%) HTTP
4 5 (0.72%) SMTP
5 2 (0.29%) VPN
6 1 (0.14%) AMQP
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
6 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.14%) Internet
6 1 (0.14%) Skype
6 1 (0.14%) SMS
6 1 (0.14%) SSH
6 1 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 97 (14.06%) NoSQL
3 58 (8.41%) MongoDB
4 57 (8.26%) Big Data
5 47 (6.81%) MySQL
6 35 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 25 (3.62%) Hadoop
9 23 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (2.75%) Blockchain
11 18 (2.61%) Cosmos DB
12 17 (2.46%) Redis
13 16 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (1.16%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.16%) Data Lake
15 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.01%) HBase
17 5 (0.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 66 (9.57%) Jenkins
2 63 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 63 (9.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 62 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (8.41%) Maven
5 51 (7.39%) Gradle
6 30 (4.35%) JIRA
7 28 (4.06%) TeamCity
8 23 (3.33%) Protractor
9 18 (2.61%) Cucumber
10 15 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
11 14 (2.03%) Selenium
12 13 (1.88%) Jasmine
12 13 (1.88%) JUnit
12 13 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (1.74%) webpack
14 11 (1.59%) gulp
15 10 (1.45%) Mockito
16 9 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (1.30%) CircleCI
General
1 189 (27.39%) Finance
2 57 (8.26%) Banking
3 40 (5.80%) Retail
4 38 (5.51%) Games
5 37 (5.36%) Law
6 36 (5.22%) Front Office
7 16 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 14 (2.03%) Publishing
9 10 (1.45%) Advertising
10 9 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.16%) Legal
12 7 (1.01%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.72%) Back Office
13 5 (0.72%) Marketing
14 4 (0.58%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.14%) Automotive
16 1 (0.14%) Billing
16 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 418 (60.58%) Developer
2 205 (29.71%) Java Developer
3 126 (18.26%) Senior Developer
4 96 (13.91%) Architect
5 69 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 65 (9.42%) C# Developer
7 52 (7.54%) Solutions Architect
8 45 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 44 (6.38%) React Developer
9 44 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 41 (5.94%) Java Engineer
11 39 (5.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 34 (4.93%) Lead Developer
13 33 (4.78%) Python Developer
13 33 (4.78%) Technical Architect
14 32 (4.64%) Full Stack Developer
14 32 (4.64%) Java Developer - Fintech
15 29 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
16 27 (3.91%) Angular Developer
16 27 (3.91%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (28.26%) .NET
2 153 (22.17%) REST
3 152 (22.03%) React
4 140 (20.29%) CSS
5 137 (19.86%) Spring
6 134 (19.42%) AngularJS
7 120 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 120 (17.39%) Web Services
8 116 (16.81%) .NET Core
9 102 (14.78%) RESTful
10 88 (12.75%) Node.js
11 84 (12.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 82 (11.88%) RabbitMQ
13 78 (11.30%) HTML
14 70 (10.14%) jQuery
15 69 (10.00%) Kafka
16 68 (9.86%) Entity Framework
17 67 (9.71%) Spring Boot
18 47 (6.81%) Hibernate
19 46 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 114 (16.52%) Fintech
2 99 (14.35%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (10.29%) Computer Science
4 66 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (8.99%) N-Tier
6 41 (5.94%) User Experience
7 40 (5.80%) Mobile App
8 35 (5.07%) Algorithms
9 31 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 25 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (3.48%) Data Structures
12 15 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (1.74%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.45%) Hedge funds
14 10 (1.45%) Online Gambling
15 7 (1.01%) Online Games
16 6 (0.87%) Cloud Native
16 6 (0.87%) Social Media
17 5 (0.72%) Fixed Income
17 5 (0.72%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 78 (11.30%) Linux
2 25 (3.62%) Windows
3 10 (1.45%) Android
3 10 (1.45%) Unix
4 8 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (57.54%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (32.32%) TDD
3 205 (29.71%) DevOps
4 172 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
5 130 (18.84%) Software Engineering
6 126 (18.26%) SOA
7 125 (18.12%) MVC
8 111 (16.09%) OO
9 99 (14.35%) Test Automation
10 97 (14.06%) SOLID
11 93 (13.48%) BDD
12 88 (12.75%) Scrum
13 85 (12.32%) Mentoring
14 84 (12.17%) Continuous Delivery
15 71 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
16 67 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
17 60 (8.70%) TOGAF
18 58 (8.41%) Deployment Automation
18 58 (8.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 58 (8.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 322 (46.67%) Java
2 235 (34.06%) JavaScript
3 210 (30.43%) SQL
4 202 (29.28%) C#
5 143 (20.72%) Java 8
6 142 (20.58%) Python
7 83 (12.03%) T-SQL
8 40 (5.80%) Scala
9 33 (4.78%) TypeScript
10 31 (4.49%) Ruby
11 20 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 19 (2.75%) Clojure
12 19 (2.75%) PHP
13 15 (2.17%) ES6
14 14 (2.03%) Kotlin
14 14 (2.03%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.88%) Go
15 13 (1.88%) Groovy
15 13 (1.88%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.74%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (11.88%) Degree
2 43 (6.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.58%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.58%) PMP
4 4 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.29%) RHCE
5 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.20%) QA
2 27 (3.91%) GCP
3 1 (0.14%) GDPR
3 1 (0.14%) MiFID
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 155 (22.46%) Docker
2 6 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.29%) KVM
4 2 (0.29%) Xen
5 1 (0.14%) Gluster
5 1 (0.14%) iptables
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) Varnish
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 74 (10.72%) Kubernetes
2 53 (7.68%) Ansible
3 46 (6.67%) Terraform
4 30 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (2.61%) Puppet
6 11 (1.59%) logstash
7 9 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (1.01%) Graphite
9 6 (0.87%) Rancher
10 3 (0.43%) Consul
10 3 (0.43%) Mesos
10 3 (0.43%) Packer
11 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.29%) Kibana
11 2 (0.29%) Oozie
11 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.29%) Salt
12 1 (0.14%) linkerd
12 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.68%) Nintex
3 36 (5.22%) Oracle
4 27 (3.91%) TIBCO
5 24 (3.48%) Apigee
6 22 (3.19%) StreamBase
7 19 (2.75%) Google
8 10 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.45%) VMware
9 8 (1.16%) MuleSoft
9 8 (1.16%) Solace
10 7 (1.01%) Capita
11 6 (0.87%) hybris
12 5 (0.72%) Adobe
12 5 (0.72%) Axway
13 4 (0.58%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.58%) IBM
13 4 (0.58%) New Relic
13 4 (0.58%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.58%) Splunk