Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 21 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 541 796 968
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 12.66% 8.73% 9.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.40% 9.31% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 546 862 987
Median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +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 4,037 8,552 9,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.50% 93.74% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,518 7,475 8,553
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 £38,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 +9 3 £67,500 -43.75%
London Bridge +9 1 £87,500 +40.00%
Microservices
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 278 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
1 278 (51.39%) DevOps
2 230 (42.51%) Java
2 230 (42.51%) AWS
3 214 (39.56%) Azure
4 185 (34.20%) JavaScript
5 171 (31.61%) .NET
6 167 (30.87%) React
7 166 (30.68%) C#
7 166 (30.68%) Finance
8 157 (29.02%) Test Automation
9 147 (27.17%) Docker
10 139 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
11 135 (24.95%) TDD
12 132 (24.40%) SQL
13 123 (22.74%) .NET Core
14 113 (20.89%) CSS
15 111 (20.52%) Kubernetes
16 107 (19.78%) Terraform
17 97 (17.93%) Software Engineering
17 97 (17.93%) jQuery
18 94 (17.38%) SOA
19 93 (17.19%) PaaS
19 93 (17.19%) Fintech
20 92 (17.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 92 (17.01%) SQL Server
21 89 (16.45%) Deployment Automation
22 86 (15.90%) MVC
22 86 (15.90%) Jenkins
23 84 (15.53%) OO

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 78 (14.42%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.77%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (0.92%) CMS
6 4 (0.74%) Apache
6 4 (0.74%) Confluence
7 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (0.37%) Appian
8 2 (0.37%) Camunda
9 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (7.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (1.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 230 (42.51%) AWS
2 214 (39.56%) Azure
3 93 (17.19%) PaaS
4 57 (10.54%) SaaS
5 39 (7.21%) GCP
6 36 (6.65%) Dynamics 365
7 31 (5.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 23 (4.25%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (4.25%) Power Platform
9 19 (3.51%) IaaS
10 18 (3.33%) Serverless
11 14 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
13 9 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
14 8 (1.48%) AWS CodeBuild
14 8 (1.48%) AWS CodeDeploy
14 8 (1.48%) AWS Fargate
14 8 (1.48%) OpenShift
15 7 (1.29%) Akamai
15 7 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.03%) Firewall
2 10 (1.85%) HTTP
3 7 (1.29%) DNS
4 6 (1.11%) VPN
5 5 (0.92%) Network Security
6 3 (0.55%) BGP
6 3 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (0.55%) LAN
6 3 (0.55%) Multicast
6 3 (0.55%) OSPF
6 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.55%) VXLAN
6 3 (0.55%) WAN
6 3 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.55%) Wireless
6 3 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (17.01%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.09%) NoSQL
3 36 (6.65%) MySQL
4 33 (6.10%) Big Data
5 32 (5.91%) Azure SQL Database
6 28 (5.18%) MongoDB
7 27 (4.99%) Data Lake
8 19 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.40%) Redis
10 10 (1.85%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.66%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.29%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.74%) Blockchain
15 3 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
15 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.55%) Scylla
16 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 86 (15.90%) Jenkins
2 52 (9.61%) Git (software)
3 48 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (8.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 30 (5.55%) Cucumber
5 29 (5.36%) Selenium
6 17 (3.14%) JUnit
7 13 (2.40%) Appium
8 11 (2.03%) Mockito
9 10 (1.85%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.85%) NUnit
10 9 (1.66%) JIRA
11 8 (1.48%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.11%) GitLab
12 6 (1.11%) Moq
12 6 (1.11%) MSTest
12 6 (1.11%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.92%) Android Studio
13 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio Code
14 4 (0.74%) TestNG
General
1 166 (30.68%) Finance
2 65 (12.01%) Banking
3 19 (3.51%) Back Office
4 18 (3.33%) Private Banking
5 10 (1.85%) Law
6 8 (1.48%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.11%) Advertising
7 6 (1.11%) Retail
8 5 (0.92%) Front Office
8 5 (0.92%) Housing Association
8 5 (0.92%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 234 (43.25%) Developer
2 83 (15.34%) Java Developer
3 78 (14.42%) Senior Developer
4 73 (13.49%) .NET Developer
5 67 (12.38%) Architect
5 67 (12.38%) C# Developer
6 65 (12.01%) Azure Developer
7 50 (9.24%) Java Engineer
8 46 (8.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 45 (8.32%) Senior C# Developer
10 44 (8.13%) Software Engineer
11 43 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 35 (6.47%) Senior .NET Developer
13 30 (5.55%) Java Software Engineer
13 30 (5.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 30 (5.55%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (5.55%) SQL Developer
14 29 (5.36%) React Developer
15 28 (5.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 28 (5.18%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (31.61%) .NET
2 167 (30.87%) React
3 123 (22.74%) .NET Core
4 113 (20.89%) CSS
5 97 (17.93%) jQuery
6 92 (17.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 82 (15.16%) Spring
8 79 (14.60%) .NET Framework
9 78 (14.42%) Web Services
10 75 (13.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 73 (13.49%) Entity Framework
12 68 (12.57%) Spring Boot
13 63 (11.65%) Node.js
14 62 (11.46%) REST
15 56 (10.35%) Kafka
16 51 (9.43%) AngularJS
17 44 (8.13%) RESTful
18 27 (4.99%) XML
19 26 (4.81%) Ajax
20 25 (4.62%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.38%) N-Tier
2 62 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (5.36%) Reinsurance
6 19 (3.51%) User Experience
7 16 (2.96%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.77%) Cloud Native
9 11 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.03%) Public Cloud
9 11 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.48%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.29%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.29%) FMCG
13 5 (0.92%) Video\Live Streaming
14 4 (0.74%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.55%) Clustering
15 3 (0.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.59%) Linux
2 8 (1.48%) Android
2 8 (1.48%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.37%) Windows
4 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
1 278 (51.39%) DevOps
2 157 (29.02%) Test Automation
3 139 (25.69%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (24.95%) TDD
5 97 (17.93%) Software Engineering
6 94 (17.38%) SOA
7 93 (17.19%) Fintech
8 89 (16.45%) Deployment Automation
9 86 (15.90%) MVC
10 84 (15.53%) OO
11 79 (14.60%) SOLID
12 71 (13.12%) Mentoring
13 64 (11.83%) BDD
14 61 (11.28%) UML
15 57 (10.54%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 43 (7.95%) CQRS
16 43 (7.95%) CRM
17 42 (7.76%) Migration
18 41 (7.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 230 (42.51%) Java
2 185 (34.20%) JavaScript
3 166 (30.68%) C#
4 132 (24.40%) SQL
5 70 (12.94%) Python
6 60 (11.09%) Java 8
7 50 (9.24%) PowerShell
7 50 (9.24%) T-SQL
8 43 (7.95%) TypeScript
9 35 (6.47%) Scala
10 34 (6.28%) Kotlin
11 24 (4.44%) PHP
12 21 (3.88%) Go
13 18 (3.33%) Ruby
14 12 (2.22%) ES6
15 7 (1.29%) Clojure
16 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.74%) VBA
18 3 (0.55%) C++
18 3 (0.55%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 63 (11.65%) Degree
2 26 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (3.14%) AWS Certification
3 17 (3.14%) ISEB
3 17 (3.14%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.14%) QA
2 8 (1.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 147 (27.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 111 (20.52%) Kubernetes
2 107 (19.78%) Terraform
3 36 (6.65%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (5.36%) Ansible
5 19 (3.51%) Puppet
6 12 (2.22%) Grafana
6 12 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.29%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.11%) Istio
9 3 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.55%) Rancher
10 1 (0.18%) Ambari
10 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 63 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.17%) Nintex
3 23 (4.25%) Databricks
4 17 (3.14%) Sparx
5 15 (2.77%) Google
6 13 (2.40%) Oracle
7 10 (1.85%) Adobe
8 8 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.29%) hybris
9 7 (1.29%) New Relic
9 7 (1.29%) SAP
10 6 (1.11%) Alibaba
10 6 (1.11%) Rackspace
10 6 (1.11%) VMware
11 4 (0.74%) Cisco
11 4 (0.74%) Splunk
12 3 (0.55%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.55%) F5
12 3 (0.55%) Riverbed
12 3 (0.55%) SolarWinds