Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 22 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 +42
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 491 928 673
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 9.71% 9.07% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.35% 9.70% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 498 952 657
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £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 4,746 9,569 10,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.87% 93.52% 93.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,134 8,466 9,110
Median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £93,750
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 7 August 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 7 August 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 -1 5 £67,500 +3.85%
London Bridge +5 1 £72,500 -
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 224 (45.62%) Java
2 216 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (32.38%) Docker
4 154 (31.36%) Finance
5 152 (30.96%) AWS
6 150 (30.55%) Azure
7 146 (29.74%) .NET
8 143 (29.12%) TDD
8 143 (29.12%) DevOps
9 128 (26.07%) JavaScript
10 123 (25.05%) C#
11 120 (24.44%) Kubernetes
12 113 (23.01%) Software Engineering
13 109 (22.20%) React
14 100 (20.37%) .NET Core
15 85 (17.31%) Fintech
16 83 (16.90%) Python
17 77 (15.68%) Node.js
18 71 (14.46%) AngularJS
19 65 (13.24%) Test Automation
20 63 (12.83%) REST
20 63 (12.83%) Greenfield Project
21 61 (12.42%) Scrum
22 59 (12.02%) Git (software)
23 56 (11.41%) Spring
24 55 (11.20%) Java 8
25 52 (10.59%) SQL
26 51 (10.39%) Open Source
27 50 (10.18%) BDD
27 50 (10.18%) Kafka

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 14 (2.85%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.44%) Confluence
4 8 (1.63%) Apache
5 5 (1.02%) CMS
6 4 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) Headless CMS
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 152 (30.96%) AWS
2 150 (30.55%) Azure
3 44 (8.96%) GCP
4 29 (5.91%) SaaS
5 20 (4.07%) Serverless
6 16 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (2.85%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.83%) Amazon ECS
9 8 (1.63%) AWS Fargate
9 8 (1.63%) Heroku
10 7 (1.43%) npm
11 6 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.22%) PaaS
12 5 (1.02%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 5 (1.02%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.81%) Apigee
13 4 (0.81%) AWS CodeBuild
13 4 (0.81%) IaaS
14 3 (0.61%) Office 365
14 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.48%) HTTP
2 8 (1.63%) Firewall
3 5 (1.02%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.81%) Network Security
4 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.61%) BGP
5 3 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.61%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (0.61%) DNS
5 3 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (0.61%) LAN
5 3 (0.61%) Multicast
5 3 (0.61%) OSPF
5 3 (0.61%) VXLAN
5 3 (0.61%) WAN
5 3 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.61%) Wireless
5 3 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.98%) NoSQL
2 39 (7.94%) MongoDB
3 37 (7.54%) MySQL
3 37 (7.54%) SQL Server
4 33 (6.72%) Big Data
5 26 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (4.89%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.67%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 17 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (3.05%) Redis
10 9 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.43%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.02%) Power BI
12 5 (1.02%) RavenDB
13 4 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (0.81%) HBase
13 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 59 (12.02%) Git (software)
2 49 (9.98%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.28%) JIRA
4 17 (3.46%) Selenium
5 16 (3.26%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.65%) JUnit
7 12 (2.44%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.43%) GitLab
10 7 (1.43%) Gradle
10 7 (1.43%) Mocha
10 7 (1.43%) NUnit
10 7 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (1.22%) IntelliJ
11 6 (1.22%) JMeter
11 6 (1.22%) Maven
11 6 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 154 (31.36%) Finance
2 46 (9.37%) Banking
3 21 (4.28%) Law
4 20 (4.07%) Retail
5 15 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.44%) Games
7 6 (1.22%) Back Office
8 4 (0.81%) Advertising
8 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.81%) Publishing
9 3 (0.61%) Front Office
10 2 (0.41%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 286 (58.25%) Developer
2 127 (25.87%) Java Developer
3 70 (14.26%) .NET Developer
4 65 (13.24%) Senior Developer
5 43 (8.76%) React Developer
6 40 (8.15%) Software Engineer
7 39 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 39 (7.94%) Java Engineer
8 37 (7.54%) C# Developer
9 33 (6.72%) Java Software Engineer
10 29 (5.91%) DevOps Engineer
11 28 (5.70%) Azure Developer
12 25 (5.09%) Architect
13 24 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
14 19 (3.87%) AWS Engineer
14 19 (3.87%) Cloud Developer
15 15 (3.05%) Technical Leader
16 14 (2.85%) AWS Developer
16 14 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (29.74%) .NET
2 109 (22.20%) React
3 100 (20.37%) .NET Core
4 77 (15.68%) Node.js
5 71 (14.46%) AngularJS
6 63 (12.83%) REST
7 56 (11.41%) Spring
8 50 (10.18%) Kafka
9 45 (9.16%) CSS
10 43 (8.76%) HTML
10 43 (8.76%) RESTful
11 40 (8.15%) Redux
12 38 (7.74%) Spring Boot
13 35 (7.13%) ASP.NET
14 30 (6.11%) .NET Framework
15 29 (5.91%) Web Services
16 26 (5.30%) ASP.NET Core
16 26 (5.30%) HTML5
17 19 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (3.26%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.83%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (3.67%) User Experience
3 13 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.44%) Cloud Native
5 11 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.24%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.83%) Equities
8 8 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.43%) Video\Live Streaming
10 6 (1.22%) Contract for Difference
10 6 (1.22%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.22%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.22%) Hedge funds
11 5 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.81%) Derivative
12 4 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.92%) Linux
2 18 (3.67%) Windows
3 8 (1.63%) Mac OS
4 5 (1.02%) Unix
5 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (29.12%) DevOps
2 143 (29.12%) TDD
3 113 (23.01%) Software Engineering
4 85 (17.31%) Fintech
5 65 (13.24%) Test Automation
6 61 (12.42%) Scrum
7 51 (10.39%) Open Source
8 50 (10.18%) BDD
9 48 (9.78%) Web Development
10 46 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (8.96%) OO
12 36 (7.33%) Mentoring
13 30 (6.11%) Analytics
14 29 (5.91%) Computer Science
15 28 (5.70%) MVC
16 27 (5.50%) Infrastructure as Code
17 26 (5.30%) OOP
17 26 (5.30%) SDLC
18 25 (5.09%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 224 (45.62%) Java
2 128 (26.07%) JavaScript
3 123 (25.05%) C#
4 83 (16.90%) Python
5 55 (11.20%) Java 8
6 52 (10.59%) SQL
7 44 (8.96%) TypeScript
8 30 (6.11%) Kotlin
9 26 (5.30%) PHP
10 22 (4.48%) Go
11 21 (4.28%) Scala
12 17 (3.46%) ES6
13 16 (3.26%) Ruby
14 5 (1.02%) F#
14 5 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.61%) Groovy
17 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (2.65%) Degree
2 9 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 9 (1.83%) ISEB
2 9 (1.83%) ISTQB
3 7 (1.43%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.20%) OCP
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.11%) QA
2 8 (1.63%) GDPR
3 2 (0.41%) MiFID
4 1 (0.20%) COBIT
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) NIST
4 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 159 (32.38%) Docker
2 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 120 (24.44%) Kubernetes
2 37 (7.54%) Terraform
3 28 (5.70%) Ansible
4 12 (2.44%) Puppet
5 5 (1.02%) Istio
6 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.41%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.20%) Kibana
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) Rancher
Vendors
1 41 (8.35%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.31%) Google
3 15 (3.05%) Oracle
4 12 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.02%) Adobe
6 4 (0.81%) Splunk
6 4 (0.81%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.61%) Arista
7 3 (0.61%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.61%) Cisco
7 3 (0.61%) F5
7 3 (0.61%) Fortinet
7 3 (0.61%) Palo Alto
7 3 (0.61%) Riverbed
7 3 (0.61%) SolarWinds
7 3 (0.61%) Tableau
8 2 (0.41%) Black Duck
8 2 (0.41%) HP
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.41%) Veracode