Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 136 228
Rank change year-on-year +81 +92 +222
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 513 232 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.78% 2.21% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 2.47% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 454 219 135
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £49,125 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%

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 9,767 9,381 12,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.06% 89.55% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8,694 8,539 11,042
City of London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,604 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.16% +0.18% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +10 7 - -
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 361 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (54.00%) Java
3 207 (40.35%) TDD
4 175 (34.11%) DevOps
5 153 (29.82%) REST
6 148 (28.85%) Finance
7 143 (27.88%) Docker
8 136 (26.51%) Amazon AWS
9 131 (25.54%) JavaScript
10 128 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
11 127 (24.76%) .NET
12 126 (24.56%) C#
12 126 (24.56%) RESTful
13 120 (23.39%) Software Engineering
14 112 (21.83%) Spring
15 95 (18.52%) MongoDB
16 93 (18.13%) AngularJS
16 93 (18.13%) SQL
17 85 (16.57%) Python
18 84 (16.37%) NoSQL
19 82 (15.98%) Scrum
20 79 (15.40%) MVC
20 79 (15.40%) Greenfield Project
21 77 (15.01%) ASP.NET
22 75 (14.62%) Ansible
23 71 (13.84%) HTML
24 68 (13.26%) E-Commerce
25 66 (12.87%) Git (software)
25 66 (12.87%) Spring Boot
25 66 (12.87%) Fintech

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 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 11 (2.14%) Confluence
3 11 (2.14%) WildFly
4 10 (1.95%) Apache
5 9 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.36%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.17%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.78%) Jetty
8 4 (0.78%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.58%) IIS
9 3 (0.58%) nginx
10 2 (0.39%) JBoss
10 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Drupal
11 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 136 (26.51%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (6.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 20 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
4 20 (3.90%) Serverless
5 19 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (3.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (3.12%) Amazon S3
7 16 (3.12%) SaaS
8 15 (2.92%) PaaS
9 13 (2.53%) GitHub
10 12 (2.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
11 8 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.97%) IaaS
12 5 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.78%) Slack
14 3 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.12%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.95%) DNS
2 10 (1.95%) SSH
3 7 (1.36%) SMTP
4 5 (0.97%) HTTP
4 5 (0.97%) Internet
5 4 (0.78%) Firewall
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 84 (16.37%) NoSQL
3 59 (11.50%) Big Data
4 43 (8.38%) SQL Server
5 38 (7.41%) MySQL
6 31 (6.04%) Relational Database
7 27 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (5.07%) HBase
9 20 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 20 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (3.51%) Hadoop
11 12 (2.34%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (1.95%) Redis
13 8 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.36%) Blockchain
15 6 (1.17%) MarkLogic
16 5 (0.97%) Apache Hive
16 5 (0.97%) Couchbase
17 4 (0.78%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 66 (12.87%) Git (software)
2 65 (12.67%) Jenkins
3 34 (6.63%) Maven
4 24 (4.68%) TeamCity
5 23 (4.48%) Gradle
6 20 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (3.70%) MSBuild
8 18 (3.51%) JIRA
9 13 (2.53%) Hudson
10 12 (2.34%) PHPUnit
10 12 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (1.95%) Emacs
13 9 (1.75%) Moq
13 9 (1.75%) MSTest
13 9 (1.75%) NUnit
13 9 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (1.56%) Visual Studio
15 7 (1.36%) Cucumber
General
1 148 (28.85%) Finance
2 50 (9.75%) Banking
3 37 (7.21%) Games
4 34 (6.63%) Retail
5 25 (4.87%) Financial Institution
5 25 (4.87%) Law
6 19 (3.70%) Front Office
7 12 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.34%) Legal
8 9 (1.75%) Marketing
9 7 (1.36%) Publishing
10 4 (0.78%) Automotive
10 4 (0.78%) Back Office
11 3 (0.58%) Advertising
11 3 (0.58%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.39%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 322 (62.77%) Developer
2 157 (30.60%) Java Developer
3 88 (17.15%) Senior Developer
4 55 (10.72%) Lead Developer
5 53 (10.33%) Architect
5 53 (10.33%) C# Developer
6 52 (10.14%) .NET Developer
7 41 (7.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 35 (6.82%) Software Engineer
10 32 (6.24%) Lead Java Developer
11 28 (5.46%) Java Engineer
12 27 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
13 25 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (4.68%) Java Architect
14 24 (4.68%) PHP Developer
15 21 (4.09%) Senior PHP Developer
16 20 (3.90%) Games Developer
16 20 (3.90%) Java Games Developer
17 19 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (29.82%) REST
2 127 (24.76%) .NET
3 126 (24.56%) RESTful
4 112 (21.83%) Spring
5 93 (18.13%) AngularJS
6 77 (15.01%) ASP.NET
7 71 (13.84%) HTML
8 66 (12.87%) Spring Boot
9 65 (12.67%) Node.js
10 55 (10.72%) CSS
11 53 (10.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 50 (9.75%) React
13 49 (9.55%) Angular 2
13 49 (9.55%) Web Services
14 47 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (7.41%) HTML5
16 35 (6.82%) JMS
17 31 (6.04%) Hibernate
18 26 (5.07%) Dropwizard
19 25 (4.87%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.40%) Greenfield Project
2 66 (12.87%) Fintech
3 49 (9.55%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.63%) User Experience
5 33 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (5.26%) Data Structures
7 22 (4.29%) Virtual Team
8 19 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (3.51%) e-Health
9 18 (3.51%) Online Banking
10 17 (3.31%) Mobile App
11 16 (3.12%) Algorithms
11 16 (3.12%) Equities
12 13 (2.53%) iPad
12 13 (2.53%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.75%) Market Risk
15 6 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
16 5 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.28%) Linux
2 26 (5.07%) Unix
3 24 (4.68%) Windows
4 6 (1.17%) Android
4 6 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.78%) CentOS
5 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (40.35%) TDD
3 175 (34.11%) DevOps
4 128 (24.95%) Continuous Integration
5 120 (23.39%) Software Engineering
6 82 (15.98%) Scrum
7 79 (15.40%) MVC
8 68 (13.26%) E-Commerce
9 65 (12.67%) BDD
10 54 (10.53%) SOA
11 53 (10.33%) Mentoring
12 52 (10.14%) Configuration Management
13 49 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 45 (8.77%) Open Source
15 44 (8.58%) OO
16 42 (8.19%) SOLID
17 39 (7.60%) Analytics
17 39 (7.60%) Multithreading
18 32 (6.24%) Machine Learning
19 31 (6.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 277 (54.00%) Java
2 131 (25.54%) JavaScript
3 126 (24.56%) C#
4 93 (18.13%) SQL
5 85 (16.57%) Python
6 46 (8.97%) Scala
7 38 (7.41%) PHP
8 35 (6.82%) Ruby
9 23 (4.48%) Shell Script
10 22 (4.29%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.09%) T-SQL
12 20 (3.90%) TypeScript
13 17 (3.31%) Go
14 11 (2.14%) Clojure
15 9 (1.75%) ES6
16 8 (1.56%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.56%) C
16 8 (1.56%) Kotlin
17 7 (1.36%) Groovy
17 7 (1.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (7.80%) Degree
2 10 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.75%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.97%) ISEB
5 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) CISA
8 1 (0.19%) CISM
8 1 (0.19%) CISSP
8 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.68%) QA
2 10 (1.95%) GCP
3 9 (1.75%) GDPR
4 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 143 (27.88%) Docker
2 6 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.58%) KVM
4 3 (0.58%) Xen
5 2 (0.39%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) LXC
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 75 (14.62%) Ansible
2 47 (9.16%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (8.38%) Puppet
4 42 (8.19%) Kubernetes
5 37 (7.21%) Terraform
6 13 (2.53%) Mesos
7 7 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.78%) Consul
9 3 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.58%) Kibana
9 3 (0.58%) logstash
9 3 (0.58%) Oozie
9 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.39%) Rancher
10 2 (0.39%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (6.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.31%) TIBCO
3 14 (2.73%) StreamBase
4 12 (2.34%) Google
5 10 (1.95%) VMware
6 9 (1.75%) Oracle
7 8 (1.56%) Zend
8 7 (1.36%) IBM
9 6 (1.17%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.17%) Hortonworks
9 6 (1.17%) LexisNexis
9 6 (1.17%) MapR
9 6 (1.17%) New Relic
9 6 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.17%) Splunk
10 5 (0.97%) Apigee
10 5 (0.97%) BT
11 4 (0.78%) Arqiva
12 3 (0.58%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.58%) Databricks