Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 47 97
Rank change year-on-year +10 +50 +111
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 7,214 7,312 5,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.25% 5.25% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 5.70% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,011 5,851 4,462
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 106,167 128,393 149,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.98% 92.18% 92.21%
Number of salaries quoted 84,704 102,294 121,870
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +10 4,548 £75,000 +3.45% 814
North of England +30 911 £50,000 -4.09% 222
South East -4 894 £57,500 +4.55% 158
North West +44 575 £50,000 -4.76% 135
Midlands -3 339 £52,500 -4.55% 108
Yorkshire +7 280 £50,000 - 63
South West -30 255 £50,000 -9.09% 75
East of England +51 253 £66,250 +20.45% 68
West Midlands +33 210 £52,500 -12.50% 56
East Midlands -27 129 £50,000 -9.09% 52
North East +10 56 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 4,308 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
2 3,464 (48.02%) Java
3 2,955 (40.96%) AWS
4 2,367 (32.81%) JavaScript
5 2,333 (32.34%) Docker
6 2,174 (30.14%) DevOps
7 2,053 (28.46%) Azure
8 2,008 (27.83%) TDD
9 1,994 (27.64%) Software Engineering
10 1,993 (27.63%) .NET
11 1,927 (26.71%) C#
12 1,791 (24.83%) Kubernetes
13 1,624 (22.51%) Finance
14 1,575 (21.83%) SQL
15 1,478 (20.49%) Spring
16 1,462 (20.27%) React
17 1,428 (19.79%) Scrum
18 1,311 (18.17%) Python
19 1,297 (17.98%) AngularJS
20 1,235 (17.12%) Node.js
21 1,175 (16.29%) Git (software)
22 1,157 (16.04%) RESTful
23 1,141 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
24 1,092 (15.14%) Web Services
25 1,072 (14.86%) .NET Core
26 1,047 (14.51%) Spring Boot
27 977 (13.54%) BDD
28 962 (13.34%) NoSQL
29 948 (13.14%) REST
30 910 (12.61%) Jenkins

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
1 340 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
2 311 (4.31%) Confluence
3 227 (3.15%) Apache Spark
4 139 (1.93%) CMS
5 128 (1.77%) Apache
6 84 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
7 54 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 51 (0.71%) IIS
9 47 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 45 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 41 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
12 40 (0.55%) Apache Solr
13 39 (0.54%) WordPress
14 34 (0.47%) nginx
15 31 (0.43%) Headless CMS
16 30 (0.42%) OpenStack
17 26 (0.36%) JBoss
18 25 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 24 (0.33%) Drupal
20 22 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (0.46%) MS Visio
2 14 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.069%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.069%) Gliffy
6 3 (0.042%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.014%) InDesign
7 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 26 (0.36%) Magento
4 16 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
5 14 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.15%) PolarLake
6 11 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 8 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
7 8 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
8 3 (0.042%) Quorum
8 3 (0.042%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.028%) Eikon
9 2 (0.028%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.028%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.014%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.014%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.014%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.014%) Revive Adserver
10 1 (0.014%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.014%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 2,955 (40.96%) AWS
2 2,053 (28.46%) Azure
3 715 (9.91%) GCP
4 518 (7.18%) Serverless
5 418 (5.79%) SaaS
6 290 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
7 275 (3.81%) GitHub
7 275 (3.81%) OpenShift
8 259 (3.59%) PaaS
9 247 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
10 188 (2.61%) Amazon ECS
11 178 (2.47%) Amazon S3
12 136 (1.89%) IaaS
13 131 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
14 125 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
15 94 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
16 63 (0.87%) AWS Fargate
17 44 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
18 43 (0.60%) Power Platform
19 40 (0.55%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 143 (1.98%) HTTP
2 121 (1.68%) Internet
3 68 (0.94%) Firewall
4 53 (0.73%) DNS
5 52 (0.72%) VPN
6 48 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 31 (0.43%) SSL
8 17 (0.24%) Kerberos
9 14 (0.19%) DMZ
10 13 (0.18%) DHCP
11 9 (0.12%) ZigBee
12 8 (0.11%) FTP
12 8 (0.11%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.083%) IPsec
13 6 (0.083%) Skype
14 5 (0.069%) LAN
14 5 (0.069%) Unified Communications
15 4 (0.055%) BIG-IP
15 4 (0.055%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.055%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 962 (13.34%) NoSQL
2 904 (12.53%) SQL Server
3 682 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 530 (7.35%) Big Data
5 529 (7.33%) MySQL
6 517 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
7 380 (5.27%) Relational Database
8 259 (3.59%) Redis
9 212 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 175 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 158 (2.19%) RDBMS
12 156 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
13 146 (2.02%) SQL Server 2019
14 132 (1.83%) Amazon Aurora
15 119 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 91 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
17 72 (1.00%) Blockchain
17 72 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
18 70 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
19 60 (0.83%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 1,175 (16.29%) Git (software)
2 910 (12.61%) Jenkins
3 498 (6.90%) JIRA
4 395 (5.48%) Maven
5 298 (4.13%) JUnit
6 261 (3.62%) Selenium
7 214 (2.97%) Cucumber
8 187 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 178 (2.47%) GitLab
10 154 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 145 (2.01%) Artifactory
12 142 (1.97%) TeamCity
13 135 (1.87%) Gradle
14 132 (1.83%) Bitbucket
15 123 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
16 112 (1.55%) NUnit
17 105 (1.46%) RStudio
18 104 (1.44%) Visual Studio
19 93 (1.29%) Mockito
20 89 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 1,624 (22.51%) Finance
2 568 (7.87%) Banking
3 439 (6.09%) Retail
4 434 (6.02%) Front Office
5 245 (3.40%) Games
6 171 (2.37%) Public Sector
7 164 (2.27%) Marketing
8 90 (1.25%) Law
9 87 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 66 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 44 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 43 (0.60%) Advertising
13 41 (0.57%) Billing
14 38 (0.53%) Automotive
14 38 (0.53%) Legal
15 36 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 31 (0.43%) Back Office
17 16 (0.22%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.21%) Publishing
19 14 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 4,073 (56.46%) Developer
2 1,730 (23.98%) Java Developer
3 1,140 (15.80%) Senior Developer
4 1,027 (14.24%) Software Engineer
5 871 (12.07%) .NET Developer
6 679 (9.41%) Architect
7 595 (8.25%) C# Developer
8 558 (7.73%) Senior Java Developer
9 551 (7.64%) Java Engineer
10 455 (6.31%) Java Software Engineer
11 398 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 376 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
13 343 (4.75%) Senior Software Engineer
14 323 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
15 317 (4.39%) AWS Developer
16 310 (4.30%) Software Developer
17 304 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
18 295 (4.09%) Full Stack Developer
19 291 (4.03%) Lead Developer
20 260 (3.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,993 (27.63%) .NET
2 1,478 (20.49%) Spring
3 1,462 (20.27%) React
4 1,297 (17.98%) AngularJS
5 1,235 (17.12%) Node.js
6 1,157 (16.04%) RESTful
7 1,092 (15.14%) Web Services
8 1,072 (14.86%) .NET Core
9 1,047 (14.51%) Spring Boot
10 948 (13.14%) REST
11 861 (11.94%) HTML
12 772 (10.70%) CSS
13 751 (10.41%) ASP.NET
14 601 (8.33%) Kafka
15 519 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 448 (6.21%) .NET Framework
17 413 (5.72%) J2EE
18 404 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 392 (5.43%) Vue.js
20 364 (5.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 830 (11.51%) Greenfield Project
2 314 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 274 (3.80%) Fixed Income
4 268 (3.71%) User Experience
5 253 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 239 (3.31%) Equities
6 239 (3.31%) Public Cloud
7 219 (3.04%) Derivative
8 211 (2.92%) Mobile App
9 197 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
10 193 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 145 (2.01%) Blog
12 139 (1.93%) Hedge funds
13 134 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
14 129 (1.79%) Algorithms
15 108 (1.50%) iPad
16 105 (1.46%) Data Structures
17 94 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
18 83 (1.15%) Virtual Team
19 82 (1.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 759 (10.52%) Linux
2 246 (3.41%) Unix
3 238 (3.30%) Windows
4 142 (1.97%) Android
5 117 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 99 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 74 (1.03%) CentOS
8 56 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 55 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 23 (0.32%) Debian
12 21 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 15 (0.21%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.069%) AIX
17 5 (0.069%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.069%) Solaris
18 4 (0.055%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,308 (59.72%) Agile Software Development
2 2,174 (30.14%) DevOps
3 2,008 (27.83%) TDD
4 1,994 (27.64%) Software Engineering
5 1,428 (19.79%) Scrum
6 1,141 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
7 977 (13.54%) BDD
8 829 (11.49%) Test Automation
9 735 (10.19%) MVC
10 703 (9.74%) Mentoring
11 680 (9.43%) Fintech
12 679 (9.41%) E-Commerce
13 622 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
14 603 (8.36%) SOA
15 602 (8.34%) Open Source
16 549 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
17 528 (7.32%) OO
18 516 (7.15%) Analytics
19 486 (6.74%) Computer Science
20 469 (6.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3,464 (48.02%) Java
2 2,367 (32.81%) JavaScript
3 1,927 (26.71%) C#
4 1,575 (21.83%) SQL
5 1,311 (18.17%) Python
6 887 (12.30%) Java 8
7 502 (6.96%) TypeScript
8 408 (5.66%) Scala
9 357 (4.95%) Ruby
10 345 (4.78%) PHP
11 289 (4.01%) Go
12 280 (3.88%) R
13 250 (3.47%) Kotlin
14 187 (2.59%) C++
15 182 (2.52%) Bash Shell
16 159 (2.20%) ES6
17 111 (1.54%) PowerShell
18 107 (1.48%) F#
19 102 (1.41%) T-SQL
20 79 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 525 (7.28%) Degree
2 283 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (1.10%) AWS Certification
4 68 (0.94%) Security Cleared
5 34 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 25 (0.35%) RHCE
7 21 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
8 18 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.19%) ISEB
9 14 (0.19%) Master's Degree
10 12 (0.17%) PhD
11 11 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.097%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.097%) SANS
14 6 (0.083%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.069%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (5.07%) QA
2 58 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 39 (0.54%) GDPR
4 20 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.15%) NIST
6 9 (0.12%) SLA
7 7 (0.097%) COBIT
7 7 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.083%) PSD2
9 5 (0.069%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.055%) PMO
11 3 (0.042%) TickIT
12 2 (0.028%) NCSC
12 2 (0.028%) RMADS
13 1 (0.014%) MiFID
13 1 (0.014%) SEPA
13 1 (0.014%) WCAG
System Software
1 2,333 (32.34%) Docker
2 45 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.26%) HDFS
6 17 (0.24%) Varnish
7 16 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.19%) Postfix
9 13 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.11%) vSphere
11 5 (0.069%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.055%) NFS
12 4 (0.055%) OpenAM
12 4 (0.055%) OpenDJ
12 4 (0.055%) OpenIDM
12 4 (0.055%) zsh
13 3 (0.042%) LXC
13 3 (0.042%) RACF
13 3 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.042%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,791 (24.83%) Kubernetes
2 598 (8.29%) Terraform
3 409 (5.67%) Ansible
4 253 (3.51%) Puppet
5 174 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 102 (1.41%) Mesos
7 94 (1.30%) Marathon
8 87 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
9 82 (1.14%) Prometheus
10 78 (1.08%) Kibana
11 76 (1.05%) Grafana
12 53 (0.73%) Packer
13 52 (0.72%) Rancher
14 48 (0.67%) Consul
15 42 (0.58%) Istio
16 39 (0.54%) Graphite
17 38 (0.53%) Salt
18 23 (0.32%) logstash
18 23 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
19 20 (0.28%) Automic
Vendors
1 641 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 403 (5.59%) Oracle
3 376 (5.21%) Google
4 148 (2.05%) WorldPay
5 133 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 120 (1.66%) SAP
7 100 (1.39%) IBM
8 84 (1.16%) FIS
9 75 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 71 (0.98%) Splunk
10 71 (0.98%) Sybase
11 60 (0.83%) Adobe
12 59 (0.82%) Atlassian
12 59 (0.82%) MuleSoft
13 57 (0.79%) hybris
14 52 (0.72%) New Relic
14 52 (0.72%) Sage
15 51 (0.71%) Facebook
15 51 (0.71%) Sitecore
16 45 (0.62%) AppDynamics