Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 161 266
Rank change year-on-year +104 +105 +193
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 475 210 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.57% 1.85% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 2.07% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 427 201 115
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £86,250 £85,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -2.04%

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 9398 10168 14366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.47% 89.45% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8461 9248 12520
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +4 5 - -
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 326 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (58.11%) Java
3 207 (43.58%) TDD
4 164 (34.53%) DevOps
5 156 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
6 130 (27.37%) Docker
7 125 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 116 (24.42%) REST
9 111 (23.37%) JavaScript
10 107 (22.53%) Finance
10 107 (22.53%) Software Engineering
11 99 (20.84%) .NET
12 98 (20.63%) NoSQL
13 97 (20.42%) RESTful
14 90 (18.95%) Spring
15 87 (18.32%) MongoDB
16 85 (17.89%) Python
17 83 (17.47%) C#
17 83 (17.47%) AngularJS
18 76 (16.00%) HTML
19 73 (15.37%) Node.js
20 70 (14.74%) Web Services
21 67 (14.11%) BDD
21 67 (14.11%) Ansible
22 63 (13.26%) Git (software)
22 63 (13.26%) CSS
22 63 (13.26%) SQL
23 62 (13.05%) Fintech
24 60 (12.63%) Big Data
25 59 (12.42%) E-Commerce

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 39 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (4.63%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.95%) Apache
4 8 (1.68%) Apache Airflow
4 8 (1.68%) Confluence
4 8 (1.68%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.47%) MQSeries
6 6 (1.26%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.05%) CMS
8 4 (0.84%) nginx
9 3 (0.63%) Drupal
9 3 (0.63%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.63%) JBoss
9 3 (0.63%) Jetty
9 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.42%) IIS
10 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Workday HCM
2 2 (0.42%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 156 (32.84%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (4.63%) Serverless
5 21 (4.42%) AWS Lambda
6 20 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (3.79%) GitHub
7 18 (3.79%) SaaS
8 16 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (3.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (2.53%) Amazon S3
10 12 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (1.68%) PaaS
13 5 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.84%) IaaS
14 4 (0.84%) npm
14 4 (0.84%) Slack
15 3 (0.63%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) Firewall
2 4 (0.84%) HTTP
2 4 (0.84%) Internet
2 4 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.63%) SMTP
4 1 (0.21%) Intranet
4 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (20.63%) NoSQL
2 87 (18.32%) MongoDB
3 60 (12.63%) Big Data
4 34 (7.16%) MySQL
5 29 (6.11%) HBase
6 28 (5.89%) Relational Database
7 27 (5.68%) SQL Server
8 25 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (5.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 22 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
11 16 (3.37%) Redis
12 14 (2.95%) Hadoop
13 13 (2.74%) Couchbase
14 12 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (2.32%) Neo4j
16 10 (2.11%) InfluxDB
17 7 (1.47%) RDBMS
18 6 (1.26%) Blockchain
19 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 50 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (4.42%) TeamCity
5 20 (4.21%) Maven
6 19 (4.00%) JIRA
7 17 (3.58%) Gradle
8 15 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (2.53%) Cucumber
9 12 (2.53%) Hudson
9 12 (2.53%) MSBuild
9 12 (2.53%) Selenium
10 10 (2.11%) Babel
10 10 (2.11%) webpack
11 8 (1.68%) Gatling
11 8 (1.68%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.26%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.26%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.26%) Mocha
12 6 (1.26%) Sinon.JS
General
1 107 (22.53%) Finance
2 46 (9.68%) Banking
3 28 (5.89%) Games
4 24 (5.05%) Marketing
5 21 (4.42%) Law
6 20 (4.21%) Front Office
7 18 (3.79%) Investment Banking
8 16 (3.37%) Retail
9 9 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.47%) Legal
11 5 (1.05%) Advertising
12 4 (0.84%) Publishing
13 3 (0.63%) Back Office
14 2 (0.42%) Automotive
14 2 (0.42%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.42%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 281 (59.16%) Developer
2 153 (32.21%) Java Developer
3 73 (15.37%) Senior Developer
4 55 (11.58%) Architect
5 50 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 31 (6.53%) .NET Developer
6 31 (6.53%) Full Stack Developer
7 30 (6.32%) Software Engineer
8 28 (5.89%) Java Engineer
8 28 (5.89%) Lead Java Developer
9 27 (5.68%) C# Developer
9 27 (5.68%) Java Architect
10 23 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 23 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (4.84%) Games Developer
10 23 (4.84%) Java Games Developer
10 23 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
11 21 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (3.79%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (24.42%) REST
2 99 (20.84%) .NET
3 97 (20.42%) RESTful
4 90 (18.95%) Spring
5 83 (17.47%) AngularJS
6 76 (16.00%) HTML
7 73 (15.37%) Node.js
8 70 (14.74%) Web Services
9 63 (13.26%) CSS
10 51 (10.74%) React
11 43 (9.05%) ASP.NET
12 37 (7.79%) JMS
13 36 (7.58%) HTML5
14 35 (7.37%) Spring Boot
15 34 (7.16%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (6.74%) Angular 2
16 32 (6.74%) Dropwizard
17 31 (6.53%) ASP.NET MVC
18 28 (5.89%) Hibernate
19 24 (5.05%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.05%) Fintech
2 51 (10.74%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.53%) User Experience
4 20 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (3.79%) Virtual Team
6 16 (3.37%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.95%) e-Health
8 12 (2.53%) Social Network
9 11 (2.32%) Online Banking
10 9 (1.89%) Equities
11 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.68%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.05%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.05%) iPad
13 4 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (0.84%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.79%) Linux
2 13 (2.74%) Windows
3 12 (2.53%) Unix
4 5 (1.05%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.84%) Android
5 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.84%) CentOS
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (43.58%) TDD
3 164 (34.53%) DevOps
4 125 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (22.53%) Software Engineering
6 67 (14.11%) BDD
7 59 (12.42%) E-Commerce
8 58 (12.21%) Continuous Delivery
8 58 (12.21%) MVC
8 58 (12.21%) SOA
9 51 (10.74%) Multithreading
10 45 (9.47%) Configuration Management
11 43 (9.05%) Scrum
12 33 (6.95%) Open Source
13 32 (6.74%) OO
14 31 (6.53%) Machine Learning
15 30 (6.32%) Test Automation
16 28 (5.89%) Concurrent Programming
16 28 (5.89%) Low Latency
17 27 (5.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 276 (58.11%) Java
2 111 (23.37%) JavaScript
3 85 (17.89%) Python
4 83 (17.47%) C#
5 63 (13.26%) SQL
6 42 (8.84%) Scala
7 36 (7.58%) Ruby
8 28 (5.89%) PHP
9 24 (5.05%) Go
10 15 (3.16%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.74%) C
11 13 (2.74%) ES6
11 13 (2.74%) Kotlin
11 13 (2.74%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.53%) Perl
13 11 (2.32%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.32%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.11%) Clojure
15 8 (1.68%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (7.16%) Degree
2 10 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.68%) ISEB
3 8 (1.68%) ISTQB
3 8 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.63%) CISSP
5 3 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.42%) CISM
6 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) CISA
7 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.74%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) GDPR
3 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.42%) GCP
System Software
1 130 (27.37%) Docker
2 3 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (14.11%) Ansible
2 45 (9.47%) Puppet
3 38 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (5.89%) Kubernetes
5 24 (5.05%) Terraform
6 9 (1.89%) Mesos
7 3 (0.63%) Marathon
8 2 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.42%) Grafana
8 2 (0.42%) Kibana
8 2 (0.42%) logstash
8 2 (0.42%) Rancher
8 2 (0.42%) rkt
8 2 (0.42%) Salt
9 1 (0.21%) Consul
Vendors
1 19 (4.00%) Google
2 18 (3.79%) TIBCO
3 17 (3.58%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.74%) StreamBase
5 12 (2.53%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.89%) VMware
7 8 (1.68%) PagerDuty
8 7 (1.47%) IBM
8 7 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.05%) Apigee
9 5 (1.05%) Informatica
10 4 (0.84%) Arqiva
10 4 (0.84%) BT
10 4 (0.84%) Oracle
10 4 (0.84%) Zend
11 3 (0.63%) Databricks
11 3 (0.63%) LexisNexis
11 3 (0.63%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.63%) Splunk
11 3 (0.63%) Workday