Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > East of England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 100 133
Rank change year-on-year +45 +33 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 164 132 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.21% 2.88% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.18% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 108 106 141
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,625 £38,750
25th Percentile £53,063 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,000 £66,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.64% +20.45% -8.33%
75th Percentile £77,500 £81,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £104,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 3,568 4,152 7,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 91.53% 90.71% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,174 3,057 5,494
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,260 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +20 69 £60,000 -4.00% 32
Hertfordshire +43 45 £68,000 +4.62% 27
Essex +25 32 £72,500 +93.33% 8
Bedfordshire -8 14 £78,500 +4.67% 5
Suffolk -3 3 - - 5
Norfolk +9 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 88 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (46.34%) C#
3 73 (44.51%) Java
4 70 (42.68%) REST
5 67 (40.85%) AWS
6 64 (39.02%) DevOps
6 64 (39.02%) Kubernetes
7 63 (38.41%) .NET
7 63 (38.41%) TDD
8 62 (37.80%) JavaScript
9 57 (34.76%) Docker
10 54 (32.93%) Azure
11 50 (30.49%) AngularJS
11 50 (30.49%) SQL
12 42 (25.61%) Spring
12 42 (25.61%) BDD
13 41 (25.00%) Scrum
14 38 (23.17%) Node.js
15 37 (22.56%) Software Engineering
16 36 (21.95%) RabbitMQ
17 35 (21.34%) Git (software)
17 35 (21.34%) Social Skills
18 33 (20.12%) Jenkins
18 33 (20.12%) React
18 33 (20.12%) Linux
19 31 (18.90%) .NET Core
20 30 (18.29%) Serverless
20 30 (18.29%) Mentoring
20 30 (18.29%) Ansible
21 29 (17.68%) Kanban

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 17 (10.37%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (6.71%) Confluence
3 6 (3.66%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.22%) nginx
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Sketch
1 1 (0.61%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 67 (40.85%) AWS
2 54 (32.93%) Azure
3 30 (18.29%) Serverless
4 19 (11.59%) SaaS
5 11 (6.71%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (6.71%) Amazon ECS
5 11 (6.71%) Amazon EKS
5 11 (6.71%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (6.71%) GCP
6 10 (6.10%) Amazon S3
6 10 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (6.10%) OpenShift
7 9 (5.49%) PaaS
8 5 (3.05%) Azure Service Bus
9 4 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
9 4 (2.44%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.22%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (1.22%) GitHub
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.54%) HTTP
2 2 (1.22%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) Relational Database
2 19 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 15 (9.15%) MySQL
5 14 (8.54%) Redis
6 13 (7.93%) NoSQL
7 12 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 11 (6.71%) SQL Server
9 10 (6.10%) GIS
10 6 (3.66%) Couchbase
11 5 (3.05%) MariaDB
12 4 (2.44%) Big Data
12 4 (2.44%) Power BI
13 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (21.34%) Git (software)
2 33 (20.12%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.54%) GitLab
3 14 (8.54%) JIRA
4 12 (7.32%) Cucumber
5 11 (6.71%) TeamCity
6 10 (6.10%) GoCD
7 9 (5.49%) Maven
8 8 (4.88%) Selenium
9 6 (3.66%) Spock
10 5 (3.05%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.44%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.61%) DbUnit
13 1 (0.61%) JMeter
13 1 (0.61%) jMock
13 1 (0.61%) JUnit
13 1 (0.61%) Mocha
13 1 (0.61%) Mockito
General
1 35 (21.34%) Social Skills
2 18 (10.98%) Finance
3 16 (9.76%) Public Sector
4 11 (6.71%) Retail
5 10 (6.10%) Marketing
6 4 (2.44%) Games
7 2 (1.22%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.22%) French Language
7 2 (1.22%) German Language
7 2 (1.22%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (60.98%) Developer
2 35 (21.34%) .NET Developer
3 33 (20.12%) Java Developer
4 27 (16.46%) Senior Developer
5 25 (15.24%) Software Developer
6 16 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.93%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (7.32%) SQL Developer
9 11 (6.71%) Architect
10 10 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (6.10%) Senior DevOps
10 10 (6.10%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 10 (6.10%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (5.49%) C# Developer
11 9 (5.49%) Java Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) .NET Architect
12 7 (4.27%) Test Engineer
13 6 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (42.68%) REST
2 63 (38.41%) .NET
3 50 (30.49%) AngularJS
4 42 (25.61%) Spring
5 38 (23.17%) Node.js
6 36 (21.95%) RabbitMQ
7 33 (20.12%) React
8 31 (18.90%) .NET Core
9 28 (17.07%) Spring Boot
10 26 (15.85%) RESTful
11 25 (15.24%) HTML
12 23 (14.02%) CSS
13 22 (13.41%) .NET Framework
13 22 (13.41%) Web Services
14 18 (10.98%) Vue.js
15 15 (9.15%) Kafka
15 15 (9.15%) SOAP
16 14 (8.54%) Elastic Stack
17 13 (7.93%) Entity Framework
18 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.49%) User Experience
4 8 (4.88%) Spread Betting
5 7 (4.27%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.27%) iPad
5 7 (4.27%) Renewable Energy
6 6 (3.66%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.66%) Virtual Team
7 5 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.44%) Robotics
9 3 (1.83%) Life Science
10 1 (0.61%) FMCG
10 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.12%) Linux
2 10 (6.10%) Windows
3 3 (1.83%) Unix
4 2 (1.22%) Android
4 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (39.02%) DevOps
3 63 (38.41%) TDD
4 42 (25.61%) BDD
5 41 (25.00%) Scrum
6 37 (22.56%) Software Engineering
7 30 (18.29%) Mentoring
8 29 (17.68%) Kanban
9 27 (16.46%) E-Commerce
10 22 (13.41%) Test Automation
11 21 (12.80%) MVC
11 21 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (11.59%) OOP
12 19 (11.59%) SOA
13 18 (10.98%) API Development
14 17 (10.37%) SOLID
15 15 (9.15%) High Availability
15 15 (9.15%) Pair Programming
16 14 (8.54%) Coaching
16 14 (8.54%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.34%) C#
2 73 (44.51%) Java
3 62 (37.80%) JavaScript
4 50 (30.49%) SQL
5 28 (17.07%) TypeScript
6 23 (14.02%) Python
7 21 (12.80%) Java 8
8 12 (7.32%) Bash Shell
8 12 (7.32%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.66%) C
9 6 (3.66%) C++
9 6 (3.66%) Groovy
9 6 (3.66%) Kotlin
10 4 (2.44%) VBA
11 3 (1.83%) Go
11 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.22%) Ruby
12 2 (1.22%) Scala
13 1 (0.61%) Erlang
13 1 (0.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.05%) Degree
3 4 (2.44%) PhD
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) HIPAA
1 10 (6.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (5.49%) QA
3 2 (1.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 57 (34.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 64 (39.02%) Kubernetes
2 30 (18.29%) Ansible
3 27 (16.46%) Terraform
4 10 (6.10%) Rancher
4 10 (6.10%) Rundeck
5 8 (4.88%) Kibana
6 6 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.44%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 16 (9.76%) Splunk
2 11 (6.71%) Oracle
3 10 (6.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.88%) AppDynamics
4 8 (4.88%) IBM
4 8 (4.88%) ServiceNow
5 7 (4.27%) Bloomberg
5 7 (4.27%) WSO2
6 5 (3.05%) Pega
7 4 (2.44%) ANSYS
7 4 (2.44%) Cisco
7 4 (2.44%) Google
8 2 (1.22%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.61%) ATG
9 1 (0.61%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.61%) hybris