Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 100 126
Rank change year-on-year +46 +26 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 198 79 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.17% 2.56% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 2.83% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 128 59 135
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,800 £38,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £44,375 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £75,000 £74,375 £68,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £84,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%

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 East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,330 2,794 6,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.10% 90.39% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,515 2,153 5,058
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £73,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the East of England

Microservices
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in the East of England.

Salary trend for Microservices in the East of England

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the East of England over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the East of England

Microservices
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the East of England region over the 6 months to 30 July 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
Cambridgeshire +15 107 £55,000 +12.82% 37
Hertfordshire -1 40 £69,000 +15.00% 34
Essex +26 34 £68,750 +52.78% 24
Bedfordshire -8 13 £82,500 +13.79% 10
Norfolk -5 4 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Suffolk -5 2 £56,250 -4.66% 4
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 97 (48.99%) React
2 96 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 78 (39.39%) C#
4 78 (39.39%) .NET
5 74 (37.37%) SQL
5 74 (37.37%) Azure
6 73 (36.87%) Java
7 70 (35.35%) AWS
7 70 (35.35%) Docker
8 65 (32.83%) DevOps
9 63 (31.82%) Kubernetes
10 61 (30.81%) REST
11 59 (29.80%) Node.js
12 56 (28.28%) Full Stack Development
13 54 (27.27%) TypeScript
14 51 (25.76%) TDD
15 50 (25.25%) Software Engineering
16 43 (21.72%) Spring
17 41 (20.71%) AngularJS
18 39 (19.70%) RabbitMQ
18 39 (19.70%) MySQL
19 35 (17.68%) E-Commerce
20 34 (17.17%) Scrum
20 34 (17.17%) NoSQL
20 34 (17.17%) BDD
20 34 (17.17%) Serverless
21 33 (16.67%) RESTful
22 32 (16.16%) Microsoft
23 31 (15.66%) Python

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (8.08%) Confluence
2 14 (7.07%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.54%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.52%) Apache
5 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.01%) CMS
6 2 (1.01%) nginx
6 2 (1.01%) WordPress
7 1 (0.51%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.51%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) Liferay
7 1 (0.51%) Mule
7 1 (0.51%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Sketch
1 1 (0.51%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 74 (37.37%) Azure
2 70 (35.35%) AWS
3 34 (17.17%) Serverless
4 21 (10.61%) GCP
5 20 (10.10%) Azure Service Bus
5 20 (10.10%) PaaS
6 19 (9.60%) SaaS
7 16 (8.08%) Azure Stack
8 13 (6.57%) Azure Functions
9 12 (6.06%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 12 (6.06%) Azure Data Factory
9 12 (6.06%) Azure Storage
9 12 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.53%) GitHub
11 3 (1.52%) Microsoft 365
11 3 (1.52%) Power Platform
12 2 (1.01%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.01%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (1.01%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (1.01%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.70%) MySQL
2 34 (17.17%) NoSQL
3 23 (11.62%) Relational Database
4 21 (10.61%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.57%) Redis
6 12 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.54%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (3.03%) MariaDB
10 5 (2.53%) Big Data
11 4 (2.02%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.52%) Power BI
13 1 (0.51%) Flink
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 17 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 16 (8.08%) GitLab
3 16 (8.08%) JIRA
3 16 (8.08%) Selenium
4 13 (6.57%) Cucumber
5 12 (6.06%) Maven
6 10 (5.05%) SpecFlow
7 9 (4.55%) WebDriver
8 8 (4.04%) Mocha
9 4 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.02%) Spock
9 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.52%) JUnit
11 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.51%) JMeter
12 1 (0.51%) NUnit
12 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.51%) TestNG
General
1 25 (12.63%) Social Skills
2 22 (11.11%) Finance
3 13 (6.57%) Retail
4 9 (4.55%) Marketing
4 9 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.54%) Games
6 4 (2.02%) Billing
6 4 (2.02%) Legal
6 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 120 (60.61%) Developer
2 35 (17.68%) .NET Developer
3 26 (13.13%) Software Developer
3 26 (13.13%) Software Engineer
4 25 (12.63%) Senior Developer
5 24 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 15 (7.58%) Java Engineer
7 14 (7.07%) Architect
7 14 (7.07%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (6.57%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (6.06%) C# Developer
10 11 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (5.56%) SQL Developer
11 10 (5.05%) E-Commerce Developer
11 10 (5.05%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
12 9 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (4.04%) Test Engineer
14 7 (3.54%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (48.99%) React
2 78 (39.39%) .NET
3 61 (30.81%) REST
4 59 (29.80%) Node.js
5 43 (21.72%) Spring
6 41 (20.71%) AngularJS
7 39 (19.70%) RabbitMQ
8 33 (16.67%) RESTful
9 30 (15.15%) CSS
9 30 (15.15%) HTML
9 30 (15.15%) Spring Boot
10 28 (14.14%) .NET Core
10 28 (14.14%) Web Services
11 18 (9.09%) Kafka
12 17 (8.59%) Vue.js
13 16 (8.08%) .NET Framework
14 15 (7.58%) Next.js
15 14 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (6.57%) GraphQL
16 13 (6.57%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (10.10%) Mobile App
3 18 (9.09%) User Experience
4 15 (7.58%) Algorithms
5 12 (6.06%) Public Cloud
5 12 (6.06%) Renewable Energy
6 10 (5.05%) iPad
7 9 (4.55%) Life Science
8 8 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.04%) Spread Betting
9 7 (3.54%) Cloud Native
9 7 (3.54%) Data Structures
10 6 (3.03%) Virtual Team
11 4 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.02%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (2.02%) Robotics
11 4 (2.02%) Social Media
12 1 (0.51%) FMCG
12 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.13%) Linux
2 4 (2.02%) Unix
3 2 (1.01%) Android
3 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.83%) DevOps
3 56 (28.28%) Full Stack Development
4 51 (25.76%) TDD
5 50 (25.25%) Software Engineering
6 35 (17.68%) E-Commerce
7 34 (17.17%) BDD
7 34 (17.17%) Scrum
8 29 (14.65%) API Development
8 29 (14.65%) Test Automation
9 22 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 22 (11.11%) Machine Learning
10 20 (10.10%) API Design
10 20 (10.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (10.10%) Natural Language Processing
10 20 (10.10%) SOA
11 19 (9.60%) Data Science
11 19 (9.60%) MVC
12 18 (9.09%) Open Source
13 17 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 78 (39.39%) C#
3 74 (37.37%) SQL
4 73 (36.87%) Java
5 54 (27.27%) TypeScript
6 31 (15.66%) Python
7 10 (5.05%) Java 8
8 9 (4.55%) Java 11
8 9 (4.55%) Kotlin
9 7 (3.54%) C
9 7 (3.54%) C++
10 4 (2.02%) Groovy
10 4 (2.02%) PHP
10 4 (2.02%) Ruby
11 3 (1.52%) VBA
12 2 (1.01%) Perl
12 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.01%) Scala
13 1 (0.51%) Clojure
13 1 (0.51%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 13 (6.57%) Degree
2 12 (6.06%) PhD
3 9 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.06%) QA
2 7 (3.54%) GxP
3 3 (1.52%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 70 (35.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 63 (31.82%) Kubernetes
2 17 (8.59%) Terraform
3 15 (7.58%) Ansible
4 7 (3.54%) Kibana
4 7 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.02%) FlexNet
6 3 (1.52%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 32 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.08%) Google
3 11 (5.56%) Oracle
4 10 (5.05%) IBM
4 10 (5.05%) ServiceNow
5 8 (4.04%) Bloomberg
5 8 (4.04%) Elastic Path
6 7 (3.54%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.53%) ANSYS
8 4 (2.02%) Cisco
8 4 (2.02%) Dataiku
8 4 (2.02%) Facebook
8 4 (2.02%) Instagram
8 4 (2.02%) Splunk
9 2 (1.01%) Pega
9 2 (1.01%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.01%) WSO2