Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 229 367
Rank change year-on-year +123 +138 +45
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 335 139 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.77% 1.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 1.24% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 238 112 9
East of England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £39,150
90th Percentile £77,950 £72,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 10,779 11,175 12,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 89.13% 89.40% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8,041 8,930 10,384
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,883 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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 +31 98 £47,500 +5.56% 17
Hertfordshire +32 91 £65,000 +18.18% 10
Bedfordshire +74 84 £52,500 +20.00% 5
Suffolk +32 36 £55,000 -33.33% 1
Essex +55 25 £60,000 +17.71% 8
Norfolk - 1 £42,500 - 2
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 244 (72.84%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (53.43%) .NET
3 151 (45.07%) Java
4 149 (44.48%) C#
5 140 (41.79%) Amazon AWS
6 126 (37.61%) TDD
7 116 (34.63%) JavaScript
8 114 (34.03%) DevOps
9 112 (33.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 101 (30.15%) SQL Server
11 97 (28.96%) AngularJS
12 96 (28.66%) Web Services
13 95 (28.36%) .NET Core
14 92 (27.46%) RESTful
15 89 (26.57%) NoSQL
16 78 (23.28%) Docker
17 72 (21.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 70 (20.90%) Mentoring
19 69 (20.60%) SQL
20 65 (19.40%) Software Engineering
21 64 (19.10%) Node.js
22 60 (17.91%) MVC
23 58 (17.31%) Spring
24 57 (17.01%) Visual Studio
25 54 (16.12%) Scala
25 54 (16.12%) REST
26 53 (15.82%) Apache Cassandra
26 53 (15.82%) Akka
26 53 (15.82%) Continuous Delivery
27 51 (15.22%) HTML

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 48 (14.33%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (5.67%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.58%) Confluence
4 11 (3.28%) OpenStack
5 9 (2.69%) nginx
6 8 (2.39%) JBoss
6 8 (2.39%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.90%) IIS
7 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.60%) Mule
8 2 (0.60%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (2.09%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 27 (8.06%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 140 (41.79%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (33.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (9.85%) GitHub
4 28 (8.36%) OpenShift
5 22 (6.57%) Serverless
6 10 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.09%) Dropbox
10 3 (0.90%) Boomi
10 3 (0.90%) SaaS
11 2 (0.60%) npm
11 2 (0.60%) PaaS
11 2 (0.60%) Stackdriver
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.30%) IaaS
12 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.67%) HTTP
2 8 (2.39%) FTP
3 5 (1.49%) Internet
4 2 (0.60%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (30.15%) SQL Server
2 89 (26.57%) NoSQL
3 53 (15.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 47 (14.03%) MongoDB
5 43 (12.84%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.07%) MySQL
7 16 (4.78%) RDBMS
8 15 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (3.58%) Big Data
11 11 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (2.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.49%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.49%) Redis
15 3 (0.90%) SQLPlus
16 2 (0.60%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
16 2 (0.60%) HBase
16 2 (0.60%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 57 (17.01%) Visual Studio
2 30 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.36%) Jenkins
4 21 (6.27%) NUnit
5 20 (5.97%) Cucumber
5 20 (5.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 17 (5.07%) JIRA
7 13 (3.88%) Grunt
8 11 (3.28%) Jasmine
8 11 (3.28%) Log4Net
8 11 (3.28%) Selenium
9 10 (2.99%) Ant
10 9 (2.69%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.09%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.49%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.49%) Gradle
12 5 (1.49%) Maven
13 4 (1.19%) JUnit
13 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (13.73%) Finance
2 34 (10.15%) Games
3 26 (7.76%) Retail
4 13 (3.88%) Back Office
5 12 (3.58%) Legal
6 7 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.09%) Multimedia
6 7 (2.09%) Publishing
6 7 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.60%) Advertising
7 2 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 197 (58.81%) Developer
2 72 (21.49%) Senior Developer
3 70 (20.90%) Java Developer
4 59 (17.61%) .NET Developer
5 57 (17.01%) Architect
6 44 (13.13%) Solutions Architect
7 39 (11.64%) C# Developer
8 33 (9.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 30 (8.96%) Java Scala Developer
9 30 (8.96%) Scala Developer
9 30 (8.96%) Software Engineer
10 29 (8.66%) Software Developer
11 22 (6.57%) Lead Developer
12 21 (6.27%) Senior .NET Developer
13 20 (5.97%) Senior Java Scala Developer
13 20 (5.97%) Senior Scala Developer
14 19 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
14 19 (5.67%) Team Leader
15 17 (5.07%) Java Team Leader
16 16 (4.78%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (53.43%) .NET
2 97 (28.96%) AngularJS
3 96 (28.66%) Web Services
4 95 (28.36%) .NET Core
5 92 (27.46%) RESTful
6 72 (21.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 64 (19.10%) Node.js
8 58 (17.31%) Spring
9 54 (16.12%) REST
10 53 (15.82%) Akka
11 51 (15.22%) HTML
12 46 (13.73%) ASP.NET
13 45 (13.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (12.24%) LINQ
15 40 (11.94%) CSS
16 35 (10.45%) .NET Framework
16 35 (10.45%) RabbitMQ
17 31 (9.25%) SOAP
18 30 (8.96%) React
19 27 (8.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.54%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (11.34%) User Experience
3 29 (8.66%) Xbox
4 22 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (6.57%) Private Cloud
5 20 (5.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (5.97%) Online Games
6 19 (5.67%) Fintech
7 17 (5.07%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.28%) Mainframe
8 11 (3.28%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.99%) Computer Science
10 9 (2.69%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.39%) Data Centre
11 8 (2.39%) Public Cloud
12 7 (2.09%) Digital Media
12 7 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (1.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.97%) Android
1 20 (5.97%) Apple iOS
2 18 (5.37%) Linux
3 8 (2.39%) Debian
4 7 (2.09%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.19%) Unix
6 3 (0.90%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (72.84%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (37.61%) TDD
3 114 (34.03%) DevOps
4 70 (20.90%) Mentoring
5 65 (19.40%) Software Engineering
6 60 (17.91%) MVC
7 53 (15.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 49 (14.63%) SOA
9 48 (14.33%) E-Commerce
10 41 (12.24%) Coaching
10 41 (12.24%) CQRS
11 39 (11.64%) Dependency Injection
12 33 (9.85%) Artificial Intelligence
13 28 (8.36%) High Availability
13 28 (8.36%) SOLID
14 27 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (8.06%) Integration Testing
14 27 (8.06%) Software Architecture
15 25 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (7.16%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 151 (45.07%) Java
2 149 (44.48%) C#
3 116 (34.63%) JavaScript
4 69 (20.60%) SQL
5 54 (16.12%) Scala
6 47 (14.03%) Python
7 24 (7.16%) TypeScript
8 23 (6.87%) Ruby
9 22 (6.57%) PHP
10 17 (5.07%) Java 8
11 11 (3.28%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.39%) Go
13 7 (2.09%) Erlang
13 7 (2.09%) Haskell
14 5 (1.49%) C
15 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.90%) Java 9
16 3 (0.90%) Perl
16 3 (0.90%) sed
17 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (4.18%) Degree
2 7 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.30%) CISSP
3 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.58%) GDPR
3 8 (2.39%) QA
4 6 (1.79%) GCP
5 4 (1.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.30%) HL7
System Software
1 78 (23.28%) Docker
2 10 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.09%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.60%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.60%) HDFS
4 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (12.54%) Kibana
2 21 (6.27%) Kubernetes
3 13 (3.88%) Ansible
4 11 (3.28%) Terraform
5 7 (2.09%) Puppet
6 5 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.19%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.60%) Consul
8 2 (0.60%) Graphite
8 2 (0.60%) Rancher
8 2 (0.60%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.30%) logstash
9 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (14.03%) Google
2 32 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.06%) WorldPay
4 18 (5.37%) Oracle
5 14 (4.18%) New Relic
6 10 (2.99%) Capita
6 10 (2.99%) VMware
7 7 (2.09%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.09%) Dynatrace
7 7 (2.09%) hybris
7 7 (2.09%) Perforce
8 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.19%) WSO2
9 3 (0.90%) Dell
9 3 (0.90%) IBM
9 3 (0.90%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.90%) Talend
9 3 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.90%) webMethods
9 3 (0.90%) Xamarin