Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 152 372
Rank change year-on-year +80 +220 +621
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 6,671 3,718 1,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.11% 2.28% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 2.52% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5,327 3,028 1,455
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.83% +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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,193 147,436 170,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.69% 90.58% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 118,990 120,906 143,198
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in England

Microservices
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices in England.

Salary trend for Microservices in England

Microservices
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microservices in England

Microservices
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the England region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
London +49 4,165 £70,000 - 616
South East +92 799 £57,500 +4.55% 130
North of England +132 702 £47,500 +5.56% 147
North West +141 470 £50,000 +11.11% 72
Midlands +76 407 £50,000 +11.11% 61
East of England +123 304 £57,500 +4.55% 47
South West +32 264 £50,000 +5.26% 42
West Midlands +15 216 £50,000 +17.65% 39
East Midlands +129 197 £55,000 -8.33% 22
Yorkshire +53 196 £47,500 +5.56% 60
North East +6 37 £45,000 +16.88% 15
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 4,504 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
2 3,498 (52.44%) Java
3 2,405 (36.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2,282 (34.21%) TDD
5 2,245 (33.65%) DevOps
6 2,058 (30.85%) JavaScript
7 1,946 (29.17%) Software Engineering
8 1,798 (26.95%) Docker
9 1,639 (24.57%) .NET
10 1,635 (24.51%) Finance
11 1,620 (24.28%) C#
12 1,566 (23.47%) Spring
13 1,544 (23.14%) AngularJS
14 1,511 (22.65%) Scrum
15 1,495 (22.41%) SQL
16 1,490 (22.34%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,480 (22.19%) RESTful
18 1,462 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
19 1,305 (19.56%) Web Services
20 1,259 (18.87%) REST
21 1,156 (17.33%) React
22 1,148 (17.21%) NoSQL
23 1,144 (17.15%) Python
24 1,089 (16.32%) HTML
25 1,041 (15.60%) Git (software)
26 1,011 (15.16%) Jenkins
27 1,004 (15.05%) Java 8
28 1,001 (15.01%) Linux
29 999 (14.98%) SOA
30 972 (14.57%) BDD

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 372 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
2 189 (2.83%) Apache Spark
3 176 (2.64%) Confluence
4 173 (2.59%) CMS
5 166 (2.49%) Tomcat
6 143 (2.14%) Apache
7 86 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
8 80 (1.20%) WebSphere
9 78 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 76 (1.14%) OpenStack
11 74 (1.11%) EPiServer
11 74 (1.11%) JBoss
12 54 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 53 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 53 (0.79%) NServiceBus
13 53 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 45 (0.67%) nginx
15 44 (0.66%) WebLogic
16 41 (0.61%) SharePoint
17 33 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (0.18%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
4 7 (0.10%) HipChat
4 7 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.015%) InVision
7 1 (0.015%) Mingle
7 1 (0.015%) Weka
Business Applications
1 63 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 39 (0.58%) Eloqua
4 28 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.090%) Magento
6 6 (0.090%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.075%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.060%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.060%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 3 (0.045%) BASE24
9 3 (0.045%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.045%) Endur
9 3 (0.045%) Postilion
9 3 (0.045%) SDL Web 8
10 2 (0.030%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 2,405 (36.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1,490 (22.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 403 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 325 (4.87%) Serverless
5 308 (4.62%) SaaS
6 262 (3.93%) PaaS
7 174 (2.61%) GitHub
8 148 (2.22%) IaaS
9 147 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 143 (2.14%) OpenShift
11 139 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
12 126 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
13 122 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
14 117 (1.75%) Amazon S3
15 101 (1.51%) npm
16 60 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 39 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
18 37 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
18 37 (0.55%) Slack
19 30 (0.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 211 (3.16%) HTTP
2 120 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 67 (1.00%) Internet
4 51 (0.76%) Firewall
5 39 (0.58%) DNS
6 38 (0.57%) AMQP
7 29 (0.43%) SSH
8 23 (0.34%) SMS
9 21 (0.31%) VPN
10 20 (0.30%) SMPP
11 19 (0.28%) IPv4
11 19 (0.28%) IPv6
12 18 (0.27%) SSL
13 16 (0.24%) SNMP
14 14 (0.21%) Broadband
14 14 (0.21%) LAN
15 13 (0.19%) Network Security
16 12 (0.18%) DHCP
16 12 (0.18%) FTP
17 11 (0.16%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,148 (17.21%) NoSQL
2 849 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 722 (10.82%) MongoDB
4 601 (9.01%) Big Data
5 488 (7.32%) MySQL
6 422 (6.33%) Relational Database
7 402 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
8 370 (5.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 248 (3.72%) Hadoop
10 207 (3.10%) RDBMS
11 182 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 155 (2.32%) Redis
13 128 (1.92%) Blockchain
14 77 (1.15%) Couchbase
15 69 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
16 66 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
17 59 (0.88%) Neo4j
18 56 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
18 56 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 55 (0.82%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1,041 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 1,011 (15.16%) Jenkins
3 497 (7.45%) Maven
4 435 (6.52%) JIRA
5 334 (5.01%) Selenium
6 326 (4.89%) TeamCity
7 302 (4.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 263 (3.94%) JUnit
8 263 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 238 (3.57%) Visual Studio
10 236 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 229 (3.43%) Cucumber
12 198 (2.97%) Gradle
13 191 (2.86%) Subversion
14 172 (2.58%) Vagrant
15 140 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
16 127 (1.90%) gulp
17 108 (1.62%) Bitbucket
18 104 (1.56%) Mocha
19 95 (1.42%) Protractor
General
1 1,635 (24.51%) Finance
2 561 (8.41%) Banking
3 511 (7.66%) Retail
4 311 (4.66%) Games
5 222 (3.33%) Marketing
6 182 (2.73%) Front Office
7 143 (2.14%) Investment Banking
8 132 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 127 (1.90%) Advertising
10 119 (1.78%) Law
11 110 (1.65%) Telecoms
12 81 (1.21%) Manufacturing
13 73 (1.09%) Publishing
14 72 (1.08%) Back Office
15 67 (1.00%) Legal
16 45 (0.67%) Retail Banking
17 44 (0.66%) Electronics
18 39 (0.58%) Automotive
19 22 (0.33%) Online Betting
20 18 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3,627 (54.37%) Developer
2 1,628 (24.40%) Java Developer
3 907 (13.60%) Senior Developer
4 868 (13.01%) Software Engineer
5 798 (11.96%) Architect
6 669 (10.03%) .NET Developer
7 565 (8.47%) Java Engineer
8 557 (8.35%) C# Developer
9 440 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
10 405 (6.07%) Java Software Engineer
11 385 (5.77%) Lead Developer
12 376 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
13 347 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 331 (4.96%) Software Developer
15 330 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
16 304 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
17 280 (4.20%) AWS Developer
18 218 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
19 205 (3.07%) Agile Developer
20 200 (3.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,639 (24.57%) .NET
2 1,566 (23.47%) Spring
3 1,544 (23.14%) AngularJS
4 1,480 (22.19%) RESTful
5 1,305 (19.56%) Web Services
6 1,259 (18.87%) REST
7 1,156 (17.33%) React
8 1,089 (16.32%) HTML
9 950 (14.24%) Node.js
10 919 (13.78%) CSS
11 784 (11.75%) Spring Boot
12 637 (9.55%) ASP.NET
13 569 (8.53%) HTML5
14 559 (8.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 502 (7.53%) Hibernate
16 487 (7.30%) J2EE
17 462 (6.93%) Kafka
18 416 (6.24%) jQuery
19 393 (5.89%) RabbitMQ
20 371 (5.56%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 739 (11.08%) Greenfield Project
2 593 (8.89%) Fintech
3 485 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 422 (6.33%) User Experience
5 285 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 266 (3.99%) Mobile App
7 259 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
8 223 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
9 200 (3.00%) Cloud Native
10 176 (2.64%) Algorithms
11 121 (1.81%) Hedge funds
12 118 (1.77%) Public Cloud
13 105 (1.57%) Data Structures
14 104 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
15 96 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
16 81 (1.21%) Online Games
17 78 (1.17%) Blog
18 75 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 72 (1.08%) Management Information System
20 67 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,001 (15.01%) Linux
2 295 (4.42%) Windows
3 227 (3.40%) Unix
4 163 (2.44%) Android
5 134 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 57 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 42 (0.63%) Debian
8 41 (0.61%) CentOS
9 31 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (0.43%) Windows Server
11 18 (0.27%) FreeBSD
12 13 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
13 12 (0.18%) CoreOS
13 12 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.075%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.060%) DC/OS
16 4 (0.060%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.030%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.030%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,504 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2,282 (34.21%) TDD
3 2,245 (33.65%) DevOps
4 1,946 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 1,511 (22.65%) Scrum
6 1,462 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
7 999 (14.98%) SOA
8 972 (14.57%) BDD
9 950 (14.24%) MVC
10 937 (14.05%) Test Automation
11 810 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
12 784 (11.75%) Open Source
13 714 (10.70%) Mentoring
14 687 (10.30%) OO
15 658 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
16 613 (9.19%) E-Commerce
17 480 (7.20%) Pair Programming
18 462 (6.93%) SOLID
19 449 (6.73%) SDLC
20 426 (6.39%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3,498 (52.44%) Java
2 2,058 (30.85%) JavaScript
3 1,620 (24.28%) C#
4 1,495 (22.41%) SQL
5 1,144 (17.15%) Python
6 1,004 (15.05%) Java 8
7 630 (9.44%) Scala
8 392 (5.88%) PHP
9 378 (5.67%) Ruby
10 365 (5.47%) Go
11 229 (3.43%) C++
12 227 (3.40%) T-SQL
13 216 (3.24%) Bash Shell
14 207 (3.10%) PowerShell
15 189 (2.83%) TypeScript
16 173 (2.59%) C
17 125 (1.87%) Groovy
18 114 (1.71%) ES6
19 109 (1.63%) Perl
20 106 (1.59%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 658 (9.86%) Degree
2 215 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 75 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 71 (1.06%) AWS Certification
6 66 (0.99%) SAFe Agilist
7 45 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 32 (0.48%) Sun Certification
9 27 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
11 20 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.27%) PhD
13 16 (0.24%) ISEB
14 15 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 13 (0.19%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
17 9 (0.13%) PMI Certification
18 8 (0.12%) CISSP
19 6 (0.090%) MCSD
19 6 (0.090%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 405 (6.07%) QA
2 170 (2.55%) GCP
3 98 (1.47%) GDPR
4 55 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.36%) SLA
6 16 (0.24%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 9 (0.13%) PMO
10 7 (0.10%) PSD2
11 5 (0.075%) COBIT
12 4 (0.060%) PA-DSS
13 3 (0.045%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.030%) MiFID
15 1 (0.015%) HL7
15 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.015%) OASIS TOSCA
15 1 (0.015%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,798 (26.95%) Docker
2 81 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.25%) iptables
6 16 (0.24%) HDFS
7 10 (0.15%) Active Directory
8 9 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.090%) KVM
10 6 (0.090%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.075%) Xen
12 4 (0.060%) vSphere
13 3 (0.045%) Gluster
13 3 (0.045%) LXC
13 3 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.045%) NFS
13 3 (0.045%) XenApp
13 3 (0.045%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 744 (11.15%) Kubernetes
2 667 (10.00%) Ansible
3 547 (8.20%) Terraform
4 488 (7.32%) Puppet
5 475 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (0.99%) Kibana
7 62 (0.93%) Consul
8 59 (0.88%) Salt
9 47 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
10 44 (0.66%) Mesos
11 42 (0.63%) Packer
12 39 (0.58%) Prometheus
13 36 (0.54%) Nagios
14 33 (0.49%) ZABBIX
15 32 (0.48%) Grafana
16 31 (0.46%) Marathon
17 29 (0.43%) Rundeck
18 27 (0.40%) Graphite
19 25 (0.37%) Rancher
20 24 (0.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 572 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 435 (6.52%) Google
3 397 (5.95%) Oracle
4 155 (2.32%) SAP
5 97 (1.45%) VMware
6 90 (1.35%) Sitecore
7 81 (1.21%) Splunk
7 81 (1.21%) WorldPay
8 78 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 75 (1.12%) IBM
10 73 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 61 (0.91%) hybris
12 56 (0.84%) Zend
13 54 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 53 (0.79%) MuleSoft
15 51 (0.76%) Capita
16 48 (0.72%) Xamarin
17 47 (0.70%) Adobe
17 47 (0.70%) Cognizant
18 45 (0.67%) Facebook