Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 100 225
Rank change year-on-year +48 +125 +195
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 540 316 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.10% 3.10% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 3.41% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 484 275 144
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -11.11%
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £44,125
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -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 9,806 9,264 12,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.57% 90.89% 91.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8,679 8,325 11,154
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,850 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +3 5 - -
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 350 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (49.26%) Java
3 193 (35.74%) TDD
4 179 (33.15%) DevOps
5 170 (31.48%) Docker
6 159 (29.44%) Finance
7 155 (28.70%) JavaScript
8 148 (27.41%) Amazon AWS
9 145 (26.85%) REST
10 138 (25.56%) C#
11 134 (24.81%) .NET
12 128 (23.70%) SQL
13 127 (23.52%) Continuous Integration
14 124 (22.96%) Spring
15 112 (20.74%) RESTful
15 112 (20.74%) Java 8
16 109 (20.19%) Python
17 106 (19.63%) Software Engineering
17 106 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 102 (18.89%) Scrum
19 90 (16.67%) AngularJS
20 85 (15.74%) Fintech
21 84 (15.56%) MongoDB
22 82 (15.19%) BDD
23 81 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
24 79 (14.63%) NoSQL
25 78 (14.44%) SOA
26 77 (14.26%) MVC
27 75 (13.89%) Spring Boot
28 74 (13.70%) Linux

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 (10.93%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (4.07%) Apache Spark
3 13 (2.41%) CMS
4 12 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.22%) WildFly
5 11 (2.04%) Apache
5 11 (2.04%) Confluence
6 8 (1.48%) IIS
7 7 (1.30%) NServiceBus
8 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.56%) CoreMedia CMS
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.37%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.37%) JBoss
11 2 (0.37%) Jetty
11 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 148 (27.41%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (6.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 31 (5.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (4.44%) Serverless
6 21 (3.89%) PaaS
7 18 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (2.96%) SaaS
9 12 (2.22%) Amazon S3
9 12 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.67%) GitHub
11 8 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.93%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.74%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.74%) Datadog
14 4 (0.74%) npm
14 4 (0.74%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.63%) TCP/IP
2 22 (4.07%) DNS
3 11 (2.04%) SSH
4 9 (1.67%) SMTP
5 5 (0.93%) HTTP
6 2 (0.37%) Firewall
7 1 (0.19%) Broadband
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
7 1 (0.19%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.56%) MongoDB
2 79 (14.63%) NoSQL
3 71 (13.15%) SQL Server
4 42 (7.78%) MySQL
5 41 (7.59%) Big Data
6 33 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (4.63%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 15 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 15 (2.78%) HBase
10 14 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
11 12 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.22%) Redis
12 8 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.11%) MarkLogic
14 5 (0.93%) Blockchain
14 5 (0.93%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.93%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 72 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 55 (10.19%) Git (software)
3 52 (9.63%) Maven
4 31 (5.74%) Gradle
5 30 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 27 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (4.81%) TeamCity
8 23 (4.26%) JIRA
9 18 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (2.78%) MSBuild
11 13 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (2.22%) NUnit
13 11 (2.04%) Emacs
13 11 (2.04%) Moq
13 11 (2.04%) MSTest
14 10 (1.85%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.48%) Ant
16 8 (1.48%) CircleCI
16 8 (1.48%) JUnit
General
1 159 (29.44%) Finance
2 55 (10.19%) Retail
3 48 (8.89%) Banking
3 48 (8.89%) Games
4 24 (4.44%) Front Office
4 24 (4.44%) Law
5 19 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.78%) Legal
7 12 (2.22%) Publishing
8 8 (1.48%) Advertising
9 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Back Office
11 3 (0.56%) Automotive
11 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.37%) Marketing
12 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 337 (62.41%) Developer
2 175 (32.41%) Java Developer
3 83 (15.37%) Senior Developer
4 57 (10.56%) Architect
4 57 (10.56%) C# Developer
5 50 (9.26%) .NET Developer
6 45 (8.33%) Java Engineer
7 39 (7.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (7.22%) Lead Developer
7 39 (7.22%) Software Engineer
8 35 (6.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 28 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
10 26 (4.81%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 26 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 26 (4.81%) Node.js Developer
11 24 (4.44%) Games Developer
11 24 (4.44%) Java Games Developer
12 23 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
13 21 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (26.85%) REST
2 134 (24.81%) .NET
3 124 (22.96%) Spring
4 112 (20.74%) RESTful
5 90 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 75 (13.89%) Spring Boot
7 73 (13.52%) Node.js
8 67 (12.41%) React
9 65 (12.04%) HTML
10 61 (11.30%) ASP.NET
10 61 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 56 (10.37%) CSS
12 50 (9.26%) Web Services
13 49 (9.07%) RabbitMQ
14 41 (7.59%) Angular 2
14 41 (7.59%) Hibernate
15 35 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (6.30%) .NET Core
16 34 (6.30%) Kafka
17 30 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (15.74%) Fintech
2 81 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (11.85%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.30%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (5.93%) User Experience
6 22 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 21 (3.89%) Algorithms
7 21 (3.89%) Data Structures
8 20 (3.70%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.78%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.41%) N-Tier
11 11 (2.04%) iPad
11 11 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (2.04%) Online Banking
11 11 (2.04%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.85%) Equities
12 10 (1.85%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.67%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 74 (13.70%) Linux
2 33 (6.11%) Windows
3 23 (4.26%) Unix
4 8 (1.48%) Android
5 6 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (35.74%) TDD
3 179 (33.15%) DevOps
4 127 (23.52%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (19.63%) Software Engineering
6 102 (18.89%) Scrum
7 82 (15.19%) BDD
8 78 (14.44%) SOA
9 77 (14.26%) MVC
10 68 (12.59%) E-Commerce
11 64 (11.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 62 (11.48%) OO
13 60 (11.11%) SOLID
14 56 (10.37%) Mentoring
15 51 (9.44%) Test Automation
16 50 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
17 49 (9.07%) Configuration Management
18 43 (7.96%) Open Source
19 40 (7.41%) Machine Learning
20 37 (6.85%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 266 (49.26%) Java
2 155 (28.70%) JavaScript
3 138 (25.56%) C#
4 128 (23.70%) SQL
5 112 (20.74%) Java 8
6 109 (20.19%) Python
7 45 (8.33%) Scala
8 35 (6.48%) Ruby
9 31 (5.74%) T-SQL
10 24 (4.44%) PHP
11 21 (3.89%) PowerShell
11 21 (3.89%) TypeScript
12 20 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 17 (3.15%) Clojure
14 14 (2.59%) Go
14 14 (2.59%) Kotlin
15 11 (2.04%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.67%) ES6
16 9 (1.67%) Groovy
16 9 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (10.74%) Degree
2 21 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.37%) RHCE
5 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.56%) QA
2 28 (5.19%) GCP
3 8 (1.48%) GDPR
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 170 (31.48%) Docker
2 5 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.56%) KVM
4 3 (0.56%) Xen
5 1 (0.19%) Gluster
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) iptables
5 1 (0.19%) LXC
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 71 (13.15%) Ansible
2 60 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 59 (10.93%) Terraform
4 49 (9.07%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (5.93%) Puppet
6 11 (2.04%) Mesos
7 6 (1.11%) Consul
7 6 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.93%) logstash
9 3 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.56%) Oozie
9 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.37%) Kibana
10 2 (0.37%) Salt
11 1 (0.19%) Graphite
11 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.19%) Rancher
11 1 (0.19%) rkt
11 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.15%) StreamBase
2 17 (3.15%) TIBCO
3 14 (2.59%) Oracle
4 12 (2.22%) Apigee
5 11 (2.04%) Nintex
6 9 (1.67%) VMware
7 8 (1.48%) New Relic
8 7 (1.30%) Google
8 7 (1.30%) Splunk
9 6 (1.11%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.11%) Hortonworks
9 6 (1.11%) hybris
9 6 (1.11%) LexisNexis
9 6 (1.11%) MapR
9 6 (1.11%) Zend
10 5 (0.93%) Adobe
11 4 (0.74%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.74%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.56%) Apple