Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 31 26 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 8,712 4,834 7,274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 7.82% 8.45% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.30% 9.07% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5,207 4,170 6,090
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £51,228
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £98,750 £102,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% - +3.85%

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 104,915 53,287 108,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.12% 93.17% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69,831 43,997 87,307
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in England

Microservices
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in England.

Salary trend for Microservices in England

Microservices
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -2 5,523 £85,000 +9.68% 848
South East -13 1,060 £63,750 +6.25% 188
North of England +3 899 £55,000 - 237
North West -9 519 £55,000 +4.76% 153
Midlands -35 423 £55,000 - 146
South West -14 354 £60,000 +14.29% 81
Yorkshire +18 307 £55,000 - 59
West Midlands -25 306 £60,000 - 83
East of England -10 246 £60,000 -4.00% 86
East Midlands -50 117 £52,500 +2.44% 62
North East -7 75 £50,000 +3.63% 25
South Coast - 3 - -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 5,069 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3,838 (44.05%) Java
3 3,761 (43.17%) AWS
4 3,387 (38.88%) DevOps
5 3,101 (35.59%) Docker
6 3,078 (35.33%) Azure
7 2,960 (33.98%) Software Engineering
8 2,919 (33.51%) Kubernetes
9 2,910 (33.40%) CI/CD
10 2,642 (30.33%) React
10 2,642 (30.33%) JavaScript
11 2,267 (26.02%) Finance
12 2,242 (25.73%) C#
13 2,116 (24.29%) .NET
14 2,050 (23.53%) TDD
15 2,037 (23.38%) SQL
16 1,981 (22.74%) Python
17 1,885 (21.64%) Spring
18 1,716 (19.70%) Full Stack Development
19 1,700 (19.51%) Social Skills
20 1,623 (18.63%) Node.js
21 1,572 (18.04%) REST
22 1,543 (17.71%) Test Automation
23 1,530 (17.56%) Scrum
24 1,455 (16.70%) Serverless
25 1,445 (16.59%) AngularJS
26 1,442 (16.55%) GCP
27 1,413 (16.22%) NoSQL
28 1,399 (16.06%) Git (software)
29 1,373 (15.76%) 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
1 433 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
2 303 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 268 (3.08%) Confluence
4 192 (2.20%) Apache
5 155 (1.78%) CMS
6 76 (0.87%) nginx
7 57 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 55 (0.63%) GemFire
9 50 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 48 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 45 (0.52%) OpenStack
12 44 (0.51%) WordPress
13 40 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
13 40 (0.46%) EPiServer
14 39 (0.45%) JBoss
15 37 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 37 (0.42%) Headless CMS
16 34 (0.39%) IIS
17 32 (0.37%) Camunda
18 27 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (0.37%) MS Visio
2 24 (0.28%) Sketch
3 21 (0.24%) InVision
4 13 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 13 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.069%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.034%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.034%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.011%) Revit
Business Applications
1 55 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.24%) Shopify
4 20 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.21%) Magento
6 16 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 16 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 11 (0.13%) R3 Corda
8 10 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
9 9 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.046%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 4 (0.046%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.046%) Sentinel
11 3 (0.034%) Loan IQ
11 3 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.034%) RMDS
12 2 (0.023%) SAP Hybris
13 1 (0.011%) SAP MDG
13 1 (0.011%) SAP S/4HANA
13 1 (0.011%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3,761 (43.17%) AWS
2 3,078 (35.33%) Azure
3 1,455 (16.70%) Serverless
4 1,442 (16.55%) GCP
5 651 (7.47%) SaaS
6 575 (6.60%) AWS Lambda
7 555 (6.37%) GitHub
8 368 (4.22%) PaaS
9 343 (3.94%) OpenShift
10 326 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
11 317 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
12 305 (3.50%) Amazon ECS
13 260 (2.98%) Amazon S3
14 222 (2.55%) Azure Service Bus
15 211 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
16 170 (1.95%) IaaS
17 140 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
18 139 (1.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 137 (1.57%) Amazon Kinesis
20 116 (1.33%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 229 (2.63%) HTTP
2 107 (1.23%) Internet
3 98 (1.12%) DNS
4 73 (0.84%) Broadband
5 51 (0.59%) Firewall
6 39 (0.45%) TCP/IP
7 38 (0.44%) AMQP
8 27 (0.31%) Bluetooth
9 23 (0.26%) VPN
10 20 (0.23%) ATM
10 20 (0.23%) MQTT
11 19 (0.22%) IPv6
12 18 (0.21%) DHCP
12 18 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 17 (0.20%) WAN
14 16 (0.18%) SSH
15 15 (0.17%) Network Security
15 15 (0.17%) SSL
15 15 (0.17%) Wireless
16 14 (0.16%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,413 (16.22%) NoSQL
2 1,013 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
3 814 (9.34%) SQL Server
4 736 (8.45%) MySQL
5 723 (8.30%) Relational Database
6 643 (7.38%) MongoDB
7 530 (6.08%) Big Data
8 523 (6.00%) Redis
9 370 (4.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 217 (2.49%) Amazon Aurora
11 215 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 189 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
13 179 (2.05%) RDBMS
14 173 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
15 172 (1.97%) Hadoop
16 157 (1.80%) Blockchain
17 155 (1.78%) Data Lake
18 138 (1.58%) Amazon Athena
19 116 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
20 96 (1.10%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,399 (16.06%) Git (software)
2 1,373 (15.76%) Jenkins
3 488 (5.60%) JIRA
4 401 (4.60%) JUnit
5 372 (4.27%) Maven
6 343 (3.94%) GitLab
7 284 (3.26%) Selenium
8 251 (2.88%) Mockito
9 242 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 226 (2.59%) Gradle
11 210 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 209 (2.40%) Cucumber
13 205 (2.35%) Cypress.io
14 149 (1.71%) CircleCI
15 148 (1.70%) SonarQube
16 138 (1.58%) Artifactory
17 137 (1.57%) Bitbucket
18 128 (1.47%) Postman
19 119 (1.37%) JMeter
20 117 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2,267 (26.02%) Finance
2 1,700 (19.51%) Social Skills
3 780 (8.95%) Banking
4 521 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
5 511 (5.87%) Retail
6 440 (5.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 283 (3.25%) Law
8 278 (3.19%) Public Sector
9 271 (3.11%) Marketing
10 256 (2.94%) Games
11 207 (2.38%) Telecoms
12 190 (2.18%) Legal
13 151 (1.73%) Front Office
14 131 (1.50%) Automotive
15 130 (1.49%) Publishing
16 123 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
17 119 (1.37%) Financial Institution
18 96 (1.10%) Manufacturing
19 91 (1.04%) Back Office
20 82 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,810 (43.73%) Developer
2 1,645 (18.88%) Software Engineer
3 1,243 (14.27%) Java Developer
4 1,108 (12.72%) Architect
5 1,057 (12.13%) Senior Developer
6 729 (8.37%) .NET Developer
7 608 (6.98%) Java Engineer
8 592 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 525 (6.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 486 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
11 449 (5.15%) Software Developer
12 418 (4.80%) C# Developer
13 417 (4.79%) Senior Java Developer
14 363 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
15 331 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
16 278 (3.19%) Lead Developer
17 275 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
18 248 (2.85%) React Developer
19 241 (2.77%) Python Developer
20 235 (2.70%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,642 (30.33%) React
2 2,116 (24.29%) .NET
3 1,885 (21.64%) Spring
4 1,623 (18.63%) Node.js
5 1,572 (18.04%) REST
6 1,445 (16.59%) AngularJS
7 1,340 (15.38%) Spring Boot
8 1,293 (14.84%) Kafka
9 1,185 (13.60%) .NET Core
10 1,093 (12.55%) RESTful
11 925 (10.62%) HTML
12 880 (10.10%) CSS
13 552 (6.34%) .NET Framework
14 550 (6.31%) Web Services
15 530 (6.08%) GraphQL
16 519 (5.96%) RabbitMQ
17 503 (5.77%) ASP.NET
18 459 (5.27%) JSON
19 426 (4.89%) Vue.js
20 336 (3.86%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 801 (9.19%) Greenfield Project
2 700 (8.03%) Cloud Native
3 598 (6.86%) User Experience
4 357 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
5 336 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
6 332 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 290 (3.33%) Algorithms
8 252 (2.89%) Public Cloud
9 221 (2.54%) Virtual Team
10 220 (2.53%) Hedge funds
11 219 (2.51%) Data Structures
12 169 (1.94%) Derivative
13 135 (1.55%) Management Information System
14 132 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 101 (1.16%) Social Media
16 98 (1.12%) Blog
17 96 (1.10%) Equities
18 87 (1.00%) Pricing Data
19 83 (0.95%) N-Tier
20 82 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 887 (10.18%) Linux
2 352 (4.04%) Unix
3 241 (2.77%) Windows
4 236 (2.71%) Android
5 230 (2.64%) Apple iOS
6 50 (0.57%) Windows Server
7 47 (0.54%) CentOS
8 36 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 20 (0.23%) VMS
11 19 (0.22%) Mesosphere
12 17 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.092%) Alpine Linux
15 8 (0.092%) Kali Linux
16 7 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.069%) Debian
18 5 (0.057%) Windows Server 2012
19 4 (0.046%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,069 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 3,387 (38.88%) DevOps
3 2,960 (33.98%) Software Engineering
4 2,910 (33.40%) CI/CD
5 2,050 (23.53%) TDD
6 1,716 (19.70%) Full Stack Development
7 1,543 (17.71%) Test Automation
8 1,530 (17.56%) Scrum
9 1,162 (13.34%) Continuous Integration
10 1,012 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
11 936 (10.74%) Computer Science
12 923 (10.59%) BDD
13 917 (10.53%) Fintech
14 875 (10.04%) Mentoring
15 830 (9.53%) Open Source
16 820 (9.41%) Analytics
17 785 (9.01%) Event-Driven
18 725 (8.32%) SDLC
19 723 (8.30%) OO
20 691 (7.93%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3,838 (44.05%) Java
2 2,642 (30.33%) JavaScript
3 2,242 (25.73%) C#
4 2,037 (23.38%) SQL
5 1,981 (22.74%) Python
6 1,258 (14.44%) TypeScript
7 562 (6.45%) Go
8 527 (6.05%) Java 8
9 412 (4.73%) PHP
10 383 (4.40%) C++
10 383 (4.40%) Kotlin
11 296 (3.40%) Scala
12 247 (2.84%) Java 11
13 230 (2.64%) ES6
14 202 (2.32%) Bash
15 201 (2.31%) C
16 199 (2.28%) PowerShell
17 195 (2.24%) Ruby
18 186 (2.13%) Shell Script
19 175 (2.01%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,094 (12.56%) Degree
2 420 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 219 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 189 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 100 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 95 (1.09%) AWS Certification
7 63 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
8 59 (0.68%) OCP
9 49 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
10 26 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (0.29%) PhD
12 19 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.18%) SANS
14 15 (0.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 15 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (0.17%) CESG Certified Professional
15 14 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
16 13 (0.15%) DV Cleared
17 11 (0.13%) CISSP
18 8 (0.092%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 821 (9.42%) QA
2 79 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 61 (0.70%) GDPR
4 57 (0.65%) Accessibility
5 40 (0.46%) SLA
6 30 (0.34%) NIST
7 29 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.20%) GxP
9 17 (0.20%) WCAG
10 15 (0.17%) IASME
10 15 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 11 (0.13%) PSD2
12 10 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
13 8 (0.092%) EMIR
13 8 (0.092%) MiFID
14 7 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 6 (0.069%) TickIT
16 5 (0.057%) ISO 13485
16 5 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3,101 (35.59%) Docker
2 107 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (0.64%) HDFS
4 51 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 22 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 22 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.17%) Firmware
7 14 (0.16%) Postfix
8 11 (0.13%) KVM
9 10 (0.11%) vSphere
10 9 (0.10%) NFS
11 8 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.057%) Ceph
13 4 (0.046%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.046%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.034%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.011%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2,919 (33.51%) Kubernetes
2 1,049 (12.04%) Terraform
3 668 (7.67%) Ansible
4 282 (3.24%) Grafana
5 271 (3.11%) Prometheus
6 217 (2.49%) Puppet
7 206 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
8 116 (1.33%) Kibana
9 89 (1.02%) Istio
10 82 (0.94%) logstash
11 56 (0.64%) Consul
12 50 (0.57%) Docker Swarm
13 45 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
14 43 (0.49%) Rancher
15 27 (0.31%) Opsgenie
16 25 (0.29%) Graphite
17 22 (0.25%) Packer
18 21 (0.24%) Mesos
19 19 (0.22%) Automic
20 18 (0.21%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 862 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 730 (8.38%) Google
3 543 (6.23%) Oracle
4 156 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 146 (1.68%) VMware
6 105 (1.21%) Splunk
7 103 (1.18%) SAP
8 85 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 83 (0.95%) New Relic
10 73 (0.84%) MuleSoft
11 66 (0.76%) IBM
12 65 (0.75%) Cognizant
13 59 (0.68%) Okta
14 56 (0.64%) Databricks
15 45 (0.52%) AppDynamics
16 44 (0.51%) Twitter
17 42 (0.48%) Atlassian
18 41 (0.47%) Samsung
19 40 (0.46%) Apple
20 35 (0.40%) Spotify