Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 112 268
Rank change year-on-year +56 +156 +365
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 7,414 4,771 2,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.83% 2.90% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 3.16% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,879 3,971 1,949
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%

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 139,911 150,882 162,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.10% 91.56% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 112,197 119,876 136,722
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +44 4,594 £70,000 - 794
South East +64 939 £57,000 +3.64% 172
North of England +130 784 £50,000 +5.26% 175
Midlands +104 477 £55,000 +22.22% 82
North West +99 454 £52,500 +10.53% 90
East of England +121 321 £55,000 - 39
Yorkshire +111 287 £47,500 -9.52% 62
South West +8 287 £55,000 +13.40% 66
West Midlands +72 252 £52,500 +23.53% 44
East Midlands +103 231 £55,000 +22.22% 38
North East +14 46 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4,802 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3,774 (50.90%) Java
3 2,584 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2,385 (32.17%) DevOps
5 2,364 (31.89%) TDD
6 2,174 (29.32%) JavaScript
7 2,064 (27.84%) Docker
8 1,962 (26.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 1,926 (25.98%) Software Engineering
10 1,891 (25.51%) C#
11 1,876 (25.30%) .NET
12 1,812 (24.44%) Spring
13 1,770 (23.87%) SQL
14 1,746 (23.55%) Finance
15 1,605 (21.65%) AngularJS
16 1,481 (19.98%) Scrum
17 1,474 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
18 1,439 (19.41%) RESTful
19 1,411 (19.03%) Web Services
20 1,335 (18.01%) REST
21 1,230 (16.59%) HTML
22 1,182 (15.94%) React
23 1,178 (15.89%) Python
24 1,172 (15.81%) Java 8
25 1,154 (15.57%) Git (software)
26 1,151 (15.52%) NoSQL
27 1,126 (15.19%) CSS
28 1,125 (15.17%) Kubernetes
29 1,121 (15.12%) Jenkins
30 1,078 (14.54%) MVC

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
1 461 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
2 267 (3.60%) Confluence
3 259 (3.49%) CMS
4 242 (3.26%) Apache Spark
5 164 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
6 157 (2.12%) Apache
7 148 (2.00%) Tomcat
8 131 (1.77%) WebSphere
9 105 (1.42%) JBoss
10 104 (1.40%) EPiServer
10 104 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 95 (1.28%) SharePoint
12 86 (1.16%) WebLogic
13 68 (0.92%) OpenStack
14 66 (0.89%) Apache Solr
15 47 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 43 (0.58%) NServiceBus
17 40 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 39 (0.53%) Mule
19 38 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (0.31%) Chatbot
2 13 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.15%) Maya
4 10 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.054%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.054%) Snapchat
8 2 (0.027%) HipChat
9 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.013%) Mingle
9 1 (0.013%) Weka
Business Applications
1 89 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
3 56 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 42 (0.57%) Eloqua
5 11 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 9 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.094%) Actimize
8 7 (0.094%) Magento
8 7 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.094%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.081%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
10 5 (0.067%) BASE24
10 5 (0.067%) Eagle PACE
10 5 (0.067%) Front Arena
10 5 (0.067%) Postilion
10 5 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2,584 (34.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1,962 (26.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 567 (7.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 404 (5.45%) PaaS
5 399 (5.38%) Serverless
6 382 (5.15%) SaaS
7 248 (3.35%) GitHub
8 244 (3.29%) OpenShift
9 218 (2.94%) IaaS
10 193 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
11 147 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
12 137 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
13 131 (1.77%) npm
14 99 (1.34%) IBM Cloud
15 90 (1.21%) Amazon S3
16 89 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
17 54 (0.73%) Apigee
18 39 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
19 34 (0.46%) Slack
20 25 (0.34%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 199 (2.68%) HTTP
2 105 (1.42%) Firewall
3 72 (0.97%) VPN
4 54 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 48 (0.65%) Internet
6 35 (0.47%) DNS
7 21 (0.28%) AMQP
7 21 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
8 18 (0.24%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 18 (0.24%) SNMP
9 16 (0.22%) SMS
10 15 (0.20%) Broadband
11 13 (0.18%) SSH
12 11 (0.15%) SSL
13 10 (0.13%) DHCP
13 10 (0.13%) Intranet
14 9 (0.12%) FTP
14 9 (0.12%) VLAN
15 8 (0.11%) IPv4
15 8 (0.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,151 (15.52%) NoSQL
2 1,045 (14.09%) SQL Server
3 788 (10.63%) MongoDB
4 594 (8.01%) Big Data
5 518 (6.99%) MySQL
6 466 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
7 435 (5.87%) Relational Database
8 301 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 254 (3.43%) Hadoop
10 212 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 187 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 182 (2.45%) Redis
13 161 (2.17%) Blockchain
14 99 (1.34%) Couchbase
15 90 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 87 (1.17%) CouchDB
17 78 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
18 69 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
19 68 (0.92%) Neo4j
20 67 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,154 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 1,121 (15.12%) Jenkins
3 573 (7.73%) Maven
4 486 (6.56%) JIRA
5 428 (5.77%) Selenium
6 334 (4.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 332 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 327 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 318 (4.29%) TeamCity
10 293 (3.95%) JUnit
11 276 (3.72%) Cucumber
12 264 (3.56%) Visual Studio
13 259 (3.49%) Gradle
14 202 (2.72%) Subversion
15 171 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
16 169 (2.28%) Vagrant
17 141 (1.90%) gulp
18 128 (1.73%) Ant
19 123 (1.66%) Mockito
20 120 (1.62%) Mocha
General
1 1,746 (23.55%) Finance
2 629 (8.48%) Banking
3 498 (6.72%) Retail
4 285 (3.84%) Games
5 264 (3.56%) Marketing
6 177 (2.39%) Front Office
7 172 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 145 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 140 (1.89%) Law
10 127 (1.71%) Advertising
11 108 (1.46%) Telecoms
12 78 (1.05%) Back Office
13 68 (0.92%) Publishing
14 59 (0.80%) Automotive
15 56 (0.76%) Manufacturing
16 51 (0.69%) Retail Banking
17 49 (0.66%) Electronics
18 35 (0.47%) Legal
19 20 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
20 16 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4,041 (54.50%) Developer
2 1,910 (25.76%) Java Developer
3 1,154 (15.57%) Senior Developer
4 973 (13.12%) Architect
5 816 (11.01%) Software Engineer
6 764 (10.30%) .NET Developer
7 614 (8.28%) C# Developer
8 582 (7.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 408 (5.50%) Java Engineer
10 391 (5.27%) Solutions Architect
11 381 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
12 379 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 310 (4.18%) Full Stack Developer
14 309 (4.17%) Lead Developer
15 300 (4.05%) Software Developer
16 273 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
17 262 (3.53%) AWS Developer
18 237 (3.20%) Agile Developer
19 214 (2.89%) Senior Software Engineer
20 211 (2.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,876 (25.30%) .NET
2 1,812 (24.44%) Spring
3 1,605 (21.65%) AngularJS
4 1,439 (19.41%) RESTful
5 1,411 (19.03%) Web Services
6 1,335 (18.01%) REST
7 1,230 (16.59%) HTML
8 1,182 (15.94%) React
9 1,126 (15.19%) CSS
10 1,070 (14.43%) Node.js
11 1,065 (14.36%) Spring Boot
12 704 (9.50%) ASP.NET
13 649 (8.75%) HTML5
14 641 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 611 (8.24%) .NET Core
16 527 (7.11%) Kafka
17 518 (6.99%) Hibernate
18 513 (6.92%) jQuery
19 487 (6.57%) SOAP
20 435 (5.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 829 (11.18%) Greenfield Project
2 696 (9.39%) Fintech
3 514 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 453 (6.11%) User Experience
5 321 (4.33%) Mobile App
6 314 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
7 269 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
8 262 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
9 243 (3.28%) Cloud Native
10 163 (2.20%) Algorithms
11 150 (2.02%) Public Cloud
12 132 (1.78%) N-Tier
13 109 (1.47%) Hedge funds
14 98 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 94 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
16 88 (1.19%) Blog
17 86 (1.16%) Data Structures
18 84 (1.13%) Virtual Team
19 83 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
19 83 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 950 (12.81%) Linux
2 282 (3.80%) Windows
3 245 (3.30%) Unix
4 142 (1.92%) Android
5 119 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 75 (1.01%) CentOS
7 61 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 26 (0.35%) Windows Server
10 21 (0.28%) Solaris
11 19 (0.26%) Debian
12 14 (0.19%) FreeBSD
13 13 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.11%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.054%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.054%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.040%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.040%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.040%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,802 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2,385 (32.17%) DevOps
3 2,364 (31.89%) TDD
4 1,926 (25.98%) Software Engineering
5 1,481 (19.98%) Scrum
6 1,474 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1,078 (14.54%) MVC
7 1,078 (14.54%) Test Automation
8 1,026 (13.84%) SOA
9 1,001 (13.50%) BDD
10 861 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
11 850 (11.46%) Open Source
12 799 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
13 733 (9.89%) OO
14 665 (8.97%) Mentoring
15 558 (7.53%) E-Commerce
16 503 (6.78%) SOLID
17 456 (6.15%) SDLC
18 448 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
19 427 (5.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3,774 (50.90%) Java
2 2,174 (29.32%) JavaScript
3 1,891 (25.51%) C#
4 1,770 (23.87%) SQL
5 1,178 (15.89%) Python
6 1,172 (15.81%) Java 8
7 508 (6.85%) Scala
8 437 (5.89%) Go
9 373 (5.03%) PHP
10 362 (4.88%) Ruby
11 280 (3.78%) T-SQL
12 254 (3.43%) TypeScript
13 207 (2.79%) Bash Shell
14 187 (2.52%) C++
15 177 (2.39%) C
16 137 (1.85%) PowerShell
17 123 (1.66%) Kotlin
18 113 (1.52%) Groovy
19 112 (1.51%) Shell Script
20 110 (1.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 777 (10.48%) Degree
2 239 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (1.13%) Master's Degree
4 79 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 77 (1.04%) AWS Certification
6 57 (0.77%) SAFe Agilist
7 41 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 29 (0.39%) RHCE
8 29 (0.39%) RHCSA
9 23 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
11 18 (0.24%) ISEB
11 18 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 12 (0.16%) PhD
13 9 (0.12%) MCP
13 9 (0.12%) MCPD
14 8 (0.11%) MCSA
14 8 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.094%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (5.83%) QA
2 54 (0.73%) GDPR
3 20 (0.27%) SLA
4 19 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.15%) PSD2
6 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.094%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.094%) WCAG
8 5 (0.067%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.067%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.054%) PMO
10 3 (0.040%) COBIT
10 3 (0.040%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.027%) SEPA
12 1 (0.013%) FedRAMP
12 1 (0.013%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.013%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 2,064 (27.84%) Docker
2 103 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 29 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 20 (0.27%) HDFS
6 19 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.16%) iptables
9 9 (0.12%) Varnish
9 9 (0.12%) XenServer
10 8 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.11%) KVM
11 7 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.067%) etcd
12 5 (0.067%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.067%) vSphere
12 5 (0.067%) XenApp
13 4 (0.054%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.054%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.040%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1,125 (15.17%) Kubernetes
2 697 (9.40%) Ansible
3 575 (7.76%) Terraform
4 512 (6.91%) Puppet
5 450 (6.07%) Opscode Chef
6 135 (1.82%) Docker Swarm
7 122 (1.65%) Salt
8 116 (1.56%) Consul
9 110 (1.48%) Packer
10 108 (1.46%) Grafana
11 96 (1.29%) Graphite
12 84 (1.13%) Kibana
13 78 (1.05%) Nagios
14 71 (0.96%) ZABBIX
15 60 (0.81%) Opsview
16 59 (0.80%) Prometheus
17 39 (0.53%) Mesos
18 32 (0.43%) logstash
19 29 (0.39%) Rundeck
20 24 (0.32%) Rancher
Vendors
1 681 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 584 (7.88%) Oracle
3 548 (7.39%) Google
4 237 (3.20%) Red Hat
5 177 (2.39%) SAP
6 141 (1.90%) IBM
7 121 (1.63%) VMware
8 119 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 104 (1.40%) Atlassian
10 103 (1.39%) Splunk
11 85 (1.15%) MuleSoft
12 80 (1.08%) hybris
13 75 (1.01%) Nintex
14 60 (0.81%) New Relic
15 55 (0.74%) AppDynamics
16 52 (0.70%) Facebook
16 52 (0.70%) TIBCO
17 48 (0.65%) ATG
18 44 (0.59%) Xamarin
19 42 (0.57%) Zend