Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +39
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 424 924 888
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 11.61% 9.29% 7.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.40% 9.92% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 429 974 895
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £53,500 £55,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,375 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +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 3,418 9,311 10,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.59% 93.57% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,007 8,115 9,264
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,600 £36,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020. 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
Moorgate 0 4 £67,500 -43.75%
London Bridge +11 1 £87,500 +40.00%
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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.

1 204 (48.11%) Java
2 187 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (36.56%) AWS
4 148 (34.91%) Azure
4 148 (34.91%) DevOps
5 145 (34.20%) Finance
6 134 (31.60%) JavaScript
7 125 (29.48%) .NET
8 121 (28.54%) TDD
8 121 (28.54%) Docker
9 115 (27.12%) C#
10 105 (24.76%) Software Engineering
11 99 (23.35%) React
12 93 (21.93%) .NET Core
13 88 (20.75%) Kubernetes
14 82 (19.34%) Test Automation
15 71 (16.75%) Fintech
16 69 (16.27%) Python
17 64 (15.09%) Greenfield Project
18 62 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
18 62 (14.62%) Jenkins
19 55 (12.97%) AngularJS
20 54 (12.74%) REST
21 50 (11.79%) Microsoft
21 50 (11.79%) Git (software)
22 49 (11.56%) SQL
23 47 (11.08%) Node.js
24 46 (10.85%) BDD
25 45 (10.61%) Scrum
25 45 (10.61%) Spring

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 24 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.07%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.89%) Confluence
5 6 (1.42%) Apache
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.71%) CMS
7 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 7 (1.65%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 155 (36.56%) AWS
2 148 (34.91%) Azure
3 36 (8.49%) PaaS
4 35 (8.25%) SaaS
5 20 (4.72%) Serverless
6 18 (4.25%) GCP
7 17 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (4.01%) Dynamics 365
7 17 (4.01%) IaaS
8 15 (3.54%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (2.59%) Power Platform
10 7 (1.65%) Akamai
10 7 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (1.65%) OpenShift
11 6 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (1.42%) npm
12 5 (1.18%) AWS CodeBuild
12 5 (1.18%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 5 (1.18%) AWS Fargate
12 5 (1.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.25%) HTTP
2 11 (2.59%) Firewall
3 7 (1.65%) DNS
3 7 (1.65%) Network Security
4 6 (1.42%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.94%) BGP
5 4 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.94%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (0.94%) LAN
5 4 (0.94%) Multicast
5 4 (0.94%) OSPF
5 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.94%) VXLAN
5 4 (0.94%) WAN
5 4 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.94%) Wireless
5 4 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.38%) NoSQL
2 33 (7.78%) SQL Server
3 28 (6.60%) Big Data
3 28 (6.60%) MongoDB
3 28 (6.60%) MySQL
4 18 (4.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 18 (4.25%) Redis
5 14 (3.30%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (2.59%) Data Lake
7 11 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.59%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.12%) Apache Hive
9 8 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.71%) HBase
11 3 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 62 (14.62%) Jenkins
2 50 (11.79%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.42%) Selenium
4 22 (5.19%) Cucumber
5 13 (3.07%) JUnit
6 12 (2.83%) JIRA
7 11 (2.59%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.36%) NUnit
9 8 (1.89%) Appium
9 8 (1.89%) Moq
9 8 (1.89%) MSTest
9 8 (1.89%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.65%) Mockito
11 6 (1.42%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.42%) GitLab
11 6 (1.42%) IntelliJ
11 6 (1.42%) JMeter
12 5 (1.18%) Charles Proxy
12 5 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 145 (34.20%) Finance
2 32 (7.55%) Banking
3 19 (4.48%) Law
4 10 (2.36%) Retail
5 9 (2.12%) Back Office
6 8 (1.89%) Advertising
7 7 (1.65%) Front Office
8 6 (1.42%) Games
8 6 (1.42%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.24%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (48.58%) Developer
2 99 (23.35%) Java Developer
3 52 (12.26%) .NET Developer
4 47 (11.08%) Architect
5 40 (9.43%) Software Engineer
6 36 (8.49%) Java Engineer
7 34 (8.02%) Senior Developer
8 30 (7.08%) C# Developer
8 30 (7.08%) Java Software Engineer
9 27 (6.37%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (5.66%) React Developer
12 22 (5.19%) Azure Developer
13 21 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
14 20 (4.72%) AWS DevOps
14 20 (4.72%) Cloud Developer
14 20 (4.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 20 (4.72%) Java Software Developer
15 18 (4.25%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (29.48%) .NET
2 99 (23.35%) React
3 93 (21.93%) .NET Core
4 55 (12.97%) AngularJS
5 54 (12.74%) REST
6 47 (11.08%) Node.js
7 45 (10.61%) Spring
8 42 (9.91%) CSS
8 42 (9.91%) RESTful
9 35 (8.25%) Kafka
10 34 (8.02%) ASP.NET
11 29 (6.84%) ASP.NET Core
12 28 (6.60%) jQuery
13 27 (6.37%) .NET Framework
13 27 (6.37%) Web Services
14 26 (6.13%) HTML
15 22 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (4.95%) Spring Boot
17 20 (4.72%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.09%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.72%) Algorithms
3 13 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.07%) Public Cloud
4 12 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.59%) Cloud Native
5 11 (2.59%) N-Tier
6 10 (2.36%) User Experience
7 9 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.12%) Video\Live Streaming
8 7 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.65%) FMCG
8 7 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.71%) Derivative
11 3 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.66%) Linux
2 13 (3.07%) Windows
3 5 (1.18%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.47%) Android
4 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (34.91%) DevOps
3 121 (28.54%) TDD
4 105 (24.76%) Software Engineering
5 82 (19.34%) Test Automation
6 71 (16.75%) Fintech
7 62 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (10.85%) BDD
9 45 (10.61%) Scrum
10 44 (10.38%) Web Development
11 43 (10.14%) OO
12 40 (9.43%) Open Source
13 36 (8.49%) SOA
14 33 (7.78%) Mentoring
15 32 (7.55%) MVC
16 31 (7.31%) Analytics
17 29 (6.84%) Enterprise Architecture
18 27 (6.37%) Configuration Management
19 24 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
19 24 (5.66%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 204 (48.11%) Java
2 134 (31.60%) JavaScript
3 115 (27.12%) C#
4 69 (16.27%) Python
5 49 (11.56%) SQL
6 42 (9.91%) Java 8
7 31 (7.31%) TypeScript
8 29 (6.84%) Kotlin
9 21 (4.95%) PHP
10 20 (4.72%) Go
10 20 (4.72%) Scala
11 16 (3.77%) Ruby
12 12 (2.83%) ES6
12 12 (2.83%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.18%) C++
15 4 (0.94%) Clojure
15 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.71%) F#
Qualifications
1 18 (4.25%) Degree
2 16 (3.77%) ISEB
2 16 (3.77%) ISTQB
3 15 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.83%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.01%) QA
2 12 (2.83%) GDPR
3 2 (0.47%) MiFID
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (28.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 88 (20.75%) Kubernetes
2 45 (10.61%) Terraform
3 34 (8.02%) Ansible
4 21 (4.95%) Puppet
5 11 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.94%) Istio
8 2 (0.47%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.24%) Ambari
9 1 (0.24%) Grafana
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.24%) Oozie
9 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 50 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.54%) Google
3 14 (3.30%) Oracle
3 14 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (2.59%) Nintex
5 9 (2.12%) Sparx
6 8 (1.89%) Adobe
6 8 (1.89%) Databricks
7 7 (1.65%) hybris
7 7 (1.65%) New Relic
7 7 (1.65%) SAP
8 4 (0.94%) Alibaba
8 4 (0.94%) Arista
8 4 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.94%) F5
8 4 (0.94%) Palo Alto
8 4 (0.94%) Rackspace
8 4 (0.94%) Riverbed
8 4 (0.94%) SolarWinds
8 4 (0.94%) Splunk