Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 61 168
Rank change year-on-year +36 +107 +135
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 927 453 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.28% 4.43% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.04% 4.83% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 883 409 202
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £47,550 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 10,253 9,376 10,574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.61% 91.65% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9,140 8,474 9,637
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +5 9 £40,000 -
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 540 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (49.08%) Java
3 305 (32.90%) TDD
4 271 (29.23%) SQL
5 268 (28.91%) JavaScript
6 261 (28.16%) Amazon AWS
7 240 (25.89%) C#
7 240 (25.89%) Finance
8 227 (24.49%) .NET
9 222 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 214 (23.09%) DevOps
11 197 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
12 195 (21.04%) Web Services
13 193 (20.82%) React
14 185 (19.96%) Java 8
15 172 (18.55%) CSS
16 169 (18.23%) Software Engineering
17 167 (18.02%) Docker
18 165 (17.80%) Spring
19 160 (17.26%) AngularJS
20 159 (17.15%) RESTful
21 158 (17.04%) SOA
22 155 (16.72%) REST
23 150 (16.18%) .NET Core
24 148 (15.97%) MVC
25 147 (15.86%) Python
26 143 (15.43%) SQL Server
27 138 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
28 134 (14.46%) Fintech
29 129 (13.92%) Kubernetes

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 59 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.56%) Apache Spark
2 33 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.37%) Mule
4 19 (2.05%) Confluence
5 12 (1.29%) Apache
6 9 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.65%) CMS
8 5 (0.54%) Drupal
8 5 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.43%) IIS
10 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.32%) JBoss
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.11%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.22%) Maya
2 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 60 (6.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 261 (28.16%) Amazon AWS
2 222 (23.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (6.26%) SaaS
4 51 (5.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (3.88%) Serverless
6 33 (3.56%) PaaS
7 31 (3.34%) Apigee
8 25 (2.70%) OpenShift
9 22 (2.37%) Boomi
10 14 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.29%) Amazon S3
11 12 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.76%) GitHub
14 7 (0.76%) npm
15 6 (0.65%) Apple Pay
15 6 (0.65%) BlazeMeter
15 6 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.86%) HTTP
2 4 (0.43%) Internet
3 3 (0.32%) LAN
3 3 (0.32%) VPN
3 3 (0.32%) WAN
4 2 (0.22%) FTP
5 1 (0.11%) AMQP
5 1 (0.11%) DNS
5 1 (0.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.11%) SMS
5 1 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 103 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 94 (10.14%) Big Data
4 57 (6.15%) MySQL
5 43 (4.64%) MongoDB
6 39 (4.21%) Hadoop
7 34 (3.67%) Relational Database
8 30 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (2.37%) Blockchain
11 21 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.51%) Cosmos DB
12 14 (1.51%) Redis
13 12 (1.29%) HBase
14 11 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (1.19%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.97%) CouchDB
15 9 (0.97%) Data Lake
16 8 (0.86%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 68 (7.34%) Jenkins
2 64 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
3 56 (6.04%) Git (software)
4 54 (5.83%) Maven
5 52 (5.61%) Gradle
6 36 (3.88%) JIRA
7 29 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 21 (2.27%) Protractor
9 20 (2.16%) Selenium
10 17 (1.83%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.51%) JUnit
13 13 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (1.19%) Jasmine
15 10 (1.08%) Mockito
16 8 (0.86%) Subversion
17 7 (0.76%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.76%) webpack
General
1 240 (25.89%) Finance
2 68 (7.34%) Banking
3 54 (5.83%) Law
4 50 (5.39%) Retail
5 38 (4.10%) Front Office
6 30 (3.24%) Games
7 21 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.94%) Publishing
9 15 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.29%) Marketing
11 9 (0.97%) Advertising
12 8 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.54%) Back Office
13 5 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.43%) Retail Finance
14 4 (0.43%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.22%) Automotive
15 2 (0.22%) Electronics
15 2 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 602 (64.94%) Developer
2 318 (34.30%) Java Developer
3 188 (20.28%) Senior Developer
4 128 (13.81%) Architect
5 99 (10.68%) .NET Developer
6 80 (8.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 77 (8.31%) C# Developer
8 70 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
9 67 (7.23%) Agile Developer
9 67 (7.23%) Agile Java Developer
10 53 (5.72%) C# .NET Developer
11 48 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
12 45 (4.85%) Python Developer
13 40 (4.31%) React Developer
13 40 (4.31%) Software Engineer
14 39 (4.21%) Lead Developer
15 38 (4.10%) Technical Architect
16 35 (3.78%) Angular Developer
17 34 (3.67%) Junior
18 33 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (24.49%) .NET
2 195 (21.04%) Web Services
3 193 (20.82%) React
4 172 (18.55%) CSS
5 165 (17.80%) Spring
6 160 (17.26%) AngularJS
7 159 (17.15%) RESTful
8 155 (16.72%) REST
9 150 (16.18%) .NET Core
10 138 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 114 (12.30%) Spring Boot
12 103 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 91 (9.82%) jQuery
14 89 (9.60%) HTML
15 87 (9.39%) Node.js
16 80 (8.63%) Entity Framework
17 75 (8.09%) Kafka
18 69 (7.44%) SOAP
19 65 (7.01%) RabbitMQ
20 52 (5.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 134 (14.46%) Fintech
2 111 (11.97%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (8.85%) N-Tier
4 61 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (5.29%) Computer Science
5 49 (5.29%) Mobile App
6 41 (4.42%) User Experience
7 37 (3.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 35 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (3.34%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.27%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (0.97%) Life Science
12 9 (0.97%) Xbox
13 8 (0.86%) Cloud Native
13 8 (0.86%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.76%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.76%) Video\Live Streaming
15 6 (0.65%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.92%) Linux
2 21 (2.27%) Windows
3 16 (1.73%) Unix
4 14 (1.51%) Android
5 8 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
7 3 (0.32%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 540 (58.25%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (32.90%) TDD
3 214 (23.09%) DevOps
4 197 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
5 169 (18.23%) Software Engineering
6 158 (17.04%) SOA
7 148 (15.97%) MVC
8 128 (13.81%) OO
9 121 (13.05%) Test Automation
10 102 (11.00%) SOLID
11 92 (9.92%) Mentoring
12 87 (9.39%) Scrum
13 85 (9.17%) Continuous Delivery
14 82 (8.85%) BDD
15 78 (8.41%) Waterfall
16 74 (7.98%) TOGAF
17 73 (7.87%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 73 (7.87%) Pair Programming
18 72 (7.77%) Technical Architecture
19 68 (7.34%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 455 (49.08%) Java
2 271 (29.23%) SQL
3 268 (28.91%) JavaScript
4 240 (25.89%) C#
5 185 (19.96%) Java 8
6 147 (15.86%) Python
7 112 (12.08%) T-SQL
8 56 (6.04%) Scala
9 39 (4.21%) TypeScript
10 35 (3.78%) PHP
11 28 (3.02%) Go
12 24 (2.59%) Ruby
13 23 (2.48%) Clojure
14 22 (2.37%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.51%) C
15 14 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.40%) ES6
16 13 (1.40%) Java 9
17 12 (1.29%) C++
18 11 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (7.77%) Degree
2 37 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.76%) PhD
4 5 (0.54%) AWS Certification
4 5 (0.54%) PMP
4 5 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.11%) CISSP
6 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (5.50%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 167 (18.02%) Docker
2 9 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.22%) KVM
6 2 (0.22%) Xen
7 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 129 (13.92%) Kubernetes
2 41 (4.42%) Ansible
3 31 (3.34%) Terraform
4 28 (3.02%) Docker Swarm
5 21 (2.27%) Puppet
6 16 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.76%) Graphite
7 7 (0.76%) logstash
7 7 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.65%) Rancher
9 4 (0.43%) Consul
9 4 (0.43%) linkerd
10 3 (0.32%) Packer
10 3 (0.32%) Salt
11 2 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.22%) Mesos
11 2 (0.22%) Oozie
11 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (6.36%) Nintex
2 55 (5.93%) Oracle
3 52 (5.61%) Microsoft
4 49 (5.29%) Google
5 45 (4.85%) Red Hat
5 45 (4.85%) TIBCO
6 23 (2.48%) StreamBase
7 21 (2.27%) Axway
8 10 (1.08%) VMware
9 9 (0.97%) MuleSoft
9 9 (0.97%) Solace
10 6 (0.65%) Zend
11 4 (0.43%) Apple
11 4 (0.43%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.43%) Hortonworks
11 4 (0.43%) MapR
12 3 (0.32%) IBM
12 3 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.22%) SAP
13 2 (0.22%) Sybase