Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 +29
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 630 664 913
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 12.85% 8.05% 8.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.50% 8.56% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 579 611 843
10th Percentile £58,600 £55,000 £45,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £98,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -

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 4,666 7,757 9,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.19% 94.09% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,133 6,781 8,508
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £49,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.84%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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.

1 356 (56.51%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (56.35%) DevOps
3 262 (41.59%) Azure
3 262 (41.59%) AWS
4 252 (40.00%) Java
5 225 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 224 (35.56%) React
7 206 (32.70%) C#
8 200 (31.75%) .NET
9 195 (30.95%) SQL
10 192 (30.48%) Test Automation
11 176 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
12 171 (27.14%) Docker
13 166 (26.35%) Finance
14 154 (24.44%) CSS
15 153 (24.29%) Kubernetes
16 147 (23.33%) .NET Core
17 137 (21.75%) OO
18 136 (21.59%) Terraform
19 131 (20.79%) SQL Server
20 128 (20.32%) Web Services
21 127 (20.16%) Fintech
22 125 (19.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 124 (19.68%) TDD
24 120 (19.05%) Degree
25 119 (18.89%) jQuery
25 119 (18.89%) PaaS
26 118 (18.73%) MVC
26 118 (18.73%) Deployment Automation
27 117 (18.57%) SOLID

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
1 102 (16.19%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.27%) Anypoint
4 7 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.95%) CMS
6 4 (0.63%) Confluence
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.48%) Apache
7 3 (0.48%) Appian
7 3 (0.48%) Camunda
7 3 (0.48%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.48%) JBoss
7 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.48%) InVision
1 3 (0.48%) Sketch
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 78 (12.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 262 (41.59%) AWS
1 262 (41.59%) Azure
2 119 (18.89%) PaaS
3 103 (16.35%) Azure Service Bus
4 82 (13.02%) Azure App Service
5 79 (12.54%) Azure Service Fabric
6 76 (12.06%) Azure Key Vault
7 72 (11.43%) Azure Storage
8 69 (10.95%) Azure Active Directory
9 62 (9.84%) GCP
10 48 (7.62%) SaaS
11 45 (7.14%) Serverless
12 29 (4.60%) Azure Functions
13 24 (3.81%) Dynamics 365
14 21 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
15 20 (3.17%) Power Platform
16 18 (2.86%) IaaS
17 13 (2.06%) Azure Event Grid
18 12 (1.90%) Amazon Kinesis
18 12 (1.90%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.11%) Firewall
2 5 (0.79%) VPN
3 4 (0.63%) HTTP
4 2 (0.32%) BGP
4 2 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.32%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.32%) LAN
4 2 (0.32%) Multicast
4 2 (0.32%) Network Security
4 2 (0.32%) OSPF
4 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.32%) VXLAN
4 2 (0.32%) WAN
4 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.32%) Wireless
4 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.16%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 89 (14.13%) NoSQL
3 59 (9.37%) Big Data
4 41 (6.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 36 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 30 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 30 (4.76%) MySQL
7 27 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 23 (3.65%) Data Lake
10 20 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 17 (2.70%) Apache Hive
12 14 (2.22%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.11%) Redis
15 5 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
16 3 (0.48%) Blockchain
16 3 (0.48%) CockroachDB
16 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
17 2 (0.32%) HBase
Development Applications
1 90 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 89 (14.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 73 (11.59%) Jenkins
4 53 (8.41%) Git (software)
5 34 (5.40%) Selenium
6 18 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 15 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.90%) JIRA
9 11 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (1.75%) Bitbucket
10 10 (1.59%) JUnit
10 10 (1.59%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.11%) Appium
11 7 (1.11%) Babel
11 7 (1.11%) Cypress.io
11 7 (1.11%) GitLab
11 7 (1.11%) Mockito
11 7 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.95%) Maven
12 6 (0.95%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 166 (26.35%) Finance
2 101 (16.03%) Banking
3 12 (1.90%) Private Banking
3 12 (1.90%) Retail
4 11 (1.75%) Back Office
4 11 (1.75%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.43%) Front Office
5 9 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.11%) Games
6 7 (1.11%) Law
7 6 (0.95%) Online Betting
7 6 (0.95%) Public Sector
7 6 (0.95%) Wholesale Banking
8 5 (0.79%) Billing
8 5 (0.79%) Housing Association
9 4 (0.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 285 (45.24%) Developer
2 111 (17.62%) Senior Developer
3 103 (16.35%) C# Developer
4 99 (15.71%) Java Developer
5 96 (15.24%) Azure Developer
6 82 (13.02%) .NET Developer
7 71 (11.27%) Senior C# Developer
8 59 (9.37%) Software Engineer
9 57 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 56 (8.89%) Architect
11 51 (8.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 49 (7.78%) Senior .NET Developer
13 45 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 42 (6.67%) Java Engineer
14 42 (6.67%) SQL Developer
15 41 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 41 (6.51%) Senior SQL Developer
16 29 (4.60%) Senior DevOps
17 28 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
18 27 (4.29%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (35.56%) React
2 200 (31.75%) .NET
3 154 (24.44%) CSS
4 147 (23.33%) .NET Core
5 128 (20.32%) Web Services
6 125 (19.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 119 (18.89%) jQuery
8 111 (17.62%) .NET Framework
9 108 (17.14%) Entity Framework
10 105 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 93 (14.76%) Node.js
12 87 (13.81%) Kafka
13 86 (13.65%) Spring
14 82 (13.02%) Spring Boot
15 71 (11.27%) AngularJS
16 56 (8.89%) REST
17 43 (6.83%) RESTful
18 39 (6.19%) HTML
19 33 (5.24%) GraphQL
20 30 (4.76%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 95 (15.08%) N-Tier
2 59 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (6.67%) Reinsurance
5 34 (5.40%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (5.40%) User Experience
6 18 (2.86%) Cloud Native
6 18 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.54%) Social Media
9 11 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
10 9 (1.43%) Clustering
11 8 (1.27%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (0.95%) Blog
13 6 (0.95%) Hedge funds
14 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.17%) Linux
2 7 (1.11%) Android
2 7 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.16%) CentOS
4 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (56.51%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (56.35%) DevOps
3 192 (30.48%) Test Automation
4 176 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
5 137 (21.75%) OO
6 127 (20.16%) Fintech
7 124 (19.68%) TDD
8 118 (18.73%) Deployment Automation
8 118 (18.73%) MVC
9 117 (18.57%) SOLID
10 113 (17.94%) SOA
11 104 (16.51%) Software Engineering
12 97 (15.40%) UML
13 93 (14.76%) Mentoring
14 84 (13.33%) Migration
15 82 (13.02%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 79 (12.54%) CRM
17 62 (9.84%) Computer Science
18 52 (8.25%) BDD
19 48 (7.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 252 (40.00%) Java
2 225 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 206 (32.70%) C#
4 195 (30.95%) SQL
5 87 (13.81%) PowerShell
5 87 (13.81%) T-SQL
6 81 (12.86%) Java 8
7 80 (12.70%) TypeScript
8 79 (12.54%) Python
9 56 (8.89%) Kotlin
10 40 (6.35%) Scala
11 24 (3.81%) ES6
12 20 (3.17%) Go
13 19 (3.02%) PHP
14 9 (1.43%) C++
14 9 (1.43%) Ruby
15 7 (1.11%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.63%) Clojure
17 3 (0.48%) ES7
18 2 (0.32%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 120 (19.05%) Degree
2 58 (9.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.38%) AWS Certification
4 11 (1.75%) ISEB
4 11 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.48%) SANS
7 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.32%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) RHCE
8 1 (0.16%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.40%) QA
2 3 (0.48%) WCAG
3 2 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 171 (27.14%) Docker
2 3 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.48%) OpenAM
2 3 (0.48%) OpenDJ
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 153 (24.29%) Kubernetes
2 136 (21.59%) Terraform
3 73 (11.59%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (3.81%) Ansible
5 15 (2.38%) Grafana
6 9 (1.43%) Prometheus
6 9 (1.43%) Puppet
7 5 (0.79%) Istio
8 4 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.48%) Rancher
9 3 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.16%) Consul
10 1 (0.16%) Graphite
10 1 (0.16%) MIIS
10 1 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 82 (13.02%) Nintex
2 64 (10.16%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.17%) Databricks
4 17 (2.70%) Google
5 9 (1.43%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.27%) Oracle
6 8 (1.27%) Sparx
7 6 (0.95%) Adobe
8 5 (0.79%) VMware
9 4 (0.63%) Alibaba
9 4 (0.63%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.63%) Splunk
10 3 (0.48%) Cisco
10 3 (0.48%) ForgeRock
10 3 (0.48%) IBM
10 3 (0.48%) Pega
10 3 (0.48%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.32%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.32%) Fortinet