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

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 13,017 8,313 5,122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.67% 8.77% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 9.32% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4,898 5,249 4,391
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £101,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 143,195 89,175 67,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 95.33% 94.03% 93.03%
Number of salaries quoted 74,995 62,554 55,189
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,757 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +3.19% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 9,325 £85,000 +6.25% 550
South East -25 1,205 £70,000 +16.67% 100
North of England -7 1,093 £60,000 +9.09% 134
North West +2 737 £57,750 +15.50% 74
Midlands -13 509 £60,000 +9.09% 69
South West -44 380 £60,000 +9.09% 67
Yorkshire +26 315 £60,000 +9.09% 40
East of England -10 314 £72,500 +20.83% 33
West Midlands -24 293 £60,000 - 39
East Midlands -2 215 £60,000 +20.00% 30
North East -59 42 £52,500 +5.00% 20
South Coast - 1 - -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 8,062 (61.93%) Agile
2 6,338 (48.69%) AWS
3 5,817 (44.69%) Java
4 5,467 (42.00%) Software Engineering
5 5,102 (39.19%) Kubernetes
6 4,941 (37.96%) Docker
7 4,717 (36.24%) CI/CD
8 4,225 (32.46%) Azure
9 4,222 (32.43%) DevOps
10 4,206 (32.31%) JavaScript
11 4,148 (31.87%) Finance
12 3,799 (29.18%) React
13 3,532 (27.13%) TDD
14 3,212 (24.68%) SQL
15 3,153 (24.22%) Python
16 2,925 (22.47%) .NET
17 2,795 (21.47%) Test Automation
18 2,765 (21.24%) Social Skills
19 2,764 (21.23%) Spring
20 2,673 (20.53%) Git (software)
21 2,613 (20.07%) Serverless
22 2,612 (20.07%) C#
23 2,563 (19.69%) Scrum
24 2,514 (19.31%) Node.js
25 2,497 (19.18%) REST
26 2,468 (18.96%) GCP
27 2,456 (18.87%) Mentoring
28 2,335 (17.94%) NoSQL
29 2,268 (17.42%) RESTful
30 2,246 (17.25%) Full Stack Development

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
1 450 (3.46%) Apache Spark
2 356 (2.73%) Confluence
3 341 (2.62%) Apache
4 203 (1.56%) Umbraco
5 202 (1.55%) CMS
6 157 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
7 145 (1.11%) IIS
8 125 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 117 (0.90%) JBoss
10 102 (0.78%) nginx
11 69 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
12 67 (0.51%) Headless CMS
13 62 (0.48%) Tornado
14 51 (0.39%) WordPress
15 40 (0.31%) SharePoint
16 31 (0.24%) Camunda
17 30 (0.23%) Apache Solr
18 26 (0.20%) WebSphere
19 25 (0.19%) Apache Pulsar
19 25 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 80 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.28%) Chatbot
4 31 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 30 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.085%) AutoCAD
8 10 (0.077%) Sketch
9 6 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.015%) Revit
11 1 (0.008%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.008%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.008%) InVision
11 1 (0.008%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 84 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 50 (0.38%) Shopify
3 47 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 32 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
5 31 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 25 (0.19%) Magento
7 19 (0.15%) Academy Housing
8 12 (0.092%) JDE OneWorld
9 11 (0.085%) SAP ERP
9 11 (0.085%) SAP Hybris
9 11 (0.085%) SAP MDG
9 11 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
10 8 (0.061%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
11 6 (0.046%) R3 Corda
11 6 (0.046%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 4 (0.031%) Odoo
13 2 (0.015%) NetSuite
13 2 (0.015%) Oracle EBS
13 2 (0.015%) SystmOne
14 1 (0.008%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6,338 (48.69%) AWS
2 4,225 (32.46%) Azure
3 2,613 (20.07%) Serverless
4 2,468 (18.96%) GCP
5 1,388 (10.66%) AWS Lambda
6 966 (7.42%) GitHub
7 963 (7.40%) SaaS
8 669 (5.14%) Azure DevOps
8 669 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
9 601 (4.62%) OpenShift
10 555 (4.26%) Amazon S3
11 548 (4.21%) PaaS
12 482 (3.70%) Cloud Functions
13 468 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 465 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
15 442 (3.40%) Amazon SQS
16 344 (2.64%) Amazon ECS
17 292 (2.24%) Google Kubernetes Engine
18 268 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 245 (1.88%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 545 (4.19%) Internet
2 472 (3.63%) HTTP
3 146 (1.12%) Firewall
4 122 (0.94%) Broadband
5 93 (0.71%) DNS
6 74 (0.57%) TCP/IP
7 44 (0.34%) MQTT
8 36 (0.28%) VPN
9 34 (0.26%) AMQP
10 32 (0.25%) Bluetooth
10 32 (0.25%) WebEx
11 30 (0.23%) DHCP
12 27 (0.21%) FTP
13 26 (0.20%) SSL
14 24 (0.18%) PPP
15 21 (0.16%) WAN
16 19 (0.15%) IPsec
16 19 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (0.14%) SMS
18 17 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,335 (17.94%) NoSQL
2 1,821 (13.99%) PostgreSQL
3 1,502 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 1,321 (10.15%) MySQL
5 1,248 (9.59%) MongoDB
6 1,029 (7.91%) SQL Server
7 767 (5.89%) Redis
8 736 (5.65%) Big Data
9 654 (5.02%) DynamoDB
10 644 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
11 477 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 348 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
13 306 (2.35%) Amazon Aurora
14 278 (2.14%) BigQuery
15 275 (2.11%) Hadoop
16 253 (1.94%) RDBMS
17 231 (1.77%) Flink
18 156 (1.20%) Cloud Spanner
19 138 (1.06%) Data Lake
20 133 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2,673 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 2,054 (15.78%) Jenkins
3 951 (7.31%) JIRA
4 926 (7.11%) Maven
5 685 (5.26%) Gradle
6 682 (5.24%) JUnit
7 655 (5.03%) GitLab
8 516 (3.96%) Mockito
9 423 (3.25%) Cypress.io
10 408 (3.13%) Selenium
11 374 (2.87%) Subversion
12 338 (2.60%) Cucumber
13 284 (2.18%) Bitbucket
14 278 (2.14%) webpack
15 267 (2.05%) Postman
16 264 (2.03%) TeamCity
17 254 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
18 215 (1.65%) Ant
19 192 (1.47%) SonarQube
20 188 (1.44%) CircleCI
General
1 4,148 (31.87%) Finance
2 2,765 (21.24%) Social Skills
3 1,375 (10.56%) Banking
4 906 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
5 840 (6.45%) Retail
6 820 (6.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 734 (5.64%) Manufacturing
8 700 (5.38%) Games
9 495 (3.80%) Legal
10 425 (3.26%) Public Sector
11 412 (3.17%) Marketing
12 275 (2.11%) Automotive
13 267 (2.05%) Front Office
14 258 (1.98%) Law
15 235 (1.81%) Telecoms
16 200 (1.54%) Financial Institution
17 192 (1.47%) Back Office
18 180 (1.38%) Presentation Skills
19 143 (1.10%) Publishing
20 121 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4,673 (35.90%) Developer
2 3,135 (24.08%) Software Engineer
3 1,474 (11.32%) Java Developer
4 1,311 (10.07%) Senior Developer
5 1,263 (9.70%) Java Engineer
6 1,171 (9.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1,064 (8.17%) Architect
8 699 (5.37%) .NET Developer
9 694 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 658 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 622 (4.78%) Software Developer
12 522 (4.01%) Senior Java Engineer
13 513 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
14 464 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
15 424 (3.26%) Java Software Engineer
16 399 (3.07%) Lead Developer
17 393 (3.02%) Backend Developer
18 360 (2.77%) Cloud Engineer
19 357 (2.74%) C# Developer
20 335 (2.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,799 (29.18%) React
2 2,925 (22.47%) .NET
3 2,764 (21.23%) Spring
4 2,514 (19.31%) Node.js
5 2,497 (19.18%) REST
6 2,268 (17.42%) RESTful
7 2,064 (15.86%) Kafka
8 1,949 (14.97%) AngularJS
9 1,927 (14.80%) Spring Boot
10 1,635 (12.56%) HTML
11 1,630 (12.52%) CSS
12 1,223 (9.40%) .NET Core
13 943 (7.24%) RabbitMQ
14 890 (6.84%) GraphQL
15 818 (6.28%) Vue.js
16 783 (6.02%) ASP.NET
17 752 (5.78%) .NET Framework
18 712 (5.47%) JSON
19 625 (4.80%) Web Services
20 561 (4.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1,099 (8.44%) Algorithms
2 1,046 (8.04%) Cloud Native
3 1,036 (7.96%) User Experience
4 936 (7.19%) Data Structures
5 834 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
6 659 (5.06%) Life Science
7 592 (4.55%) Mobile App
8 428 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
9 383 (2.94%) Public Cloud
10 359 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
11 353 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
12 324 (2.49%) Blog
13 305 (2.34%) Virtual Team
14 263 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 249 (1.91%) Legacy Systems
16 244 (1.87%) Hedge funds
17 227 (1.74%) Derivative
18 201 (1.54%) Blockchain
19 200 (1.54%) Equities
19 200 (1.54%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1,319 (10.13%) Linux
2 667 (5.12%) Unix
3 492 (3.78%) Windows
4 365 (2.80%) Android
5 315 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 139 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 68 (0.52%) VMS
8 57 (0.44%) Mesosphere
9 56 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 54 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (0.23%) CentOS
12 19 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 12 (0.092%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.077%) Kali Linux
16 9 (0.069%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.038%) Debian
18 4 (0.031%) Windows Server 2012
18 4 (0.031%) Windows Server 2019
19 2 (0.015%) Angstrom
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,062 (61.93%) Agile
2 5,467 (42.00%) Software Engineering
3 4,717 (36.24%) CI/CD
4 4,222 (32.43%) DevOps
5 3,532 (27.13%) TDD
6 2,795 (21.47%) Test Automation
7 2,563 (19.69%) Scrum
8 2,456 (18.87%) Mentoring
9 2,246 (17.25%) Full Stack Development
10 1,892 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
11 1,780 (13.67%) Continuous Integration
12 1,632 (12.54%) Event-Driven
13 1,596 (12.26%) BDD
14 1,456 (11.19%) Coaching
15 1,412 (10.85%) SDLC
16 1,347 (10.35%) Fintech
17 1,312 (10.08%) Open Source
18 1,268 (9.74%) Computer Science
19 1,229 (9.44%) Machine Learning
20 1,121 (8.61%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5,817 (44.69%) Java
2 4,206 (32.31%) JavaScript
3 3,212 (24.68%) SQL
4 3,153 (24.22%) Python
5 2,612 (20.07%) C#
6 2,015 (15.48%) TypeScript
7 899 (6.91%) Go
8 644 (4.95%) PHP
9 601 (4.62%) Kotlin
10 545 (4.19%) PowerShell
11 529 (4.06%) Ruby
12 468 (3.60%) Scala
13 432 (3.32%) C++
14 405 (3.11%) Shell Script
15 387 (2.97%) ES6
16 343 (2.64%) Bash
17 274 (2.10%) Perl
18 250 (1.92%) C
19 234 (1.80%) Rust
20 192 (1.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,537 (11.81%) Degree
2 593 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 268 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 242 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 174 (1.34%) Master's Degree
6 111 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
7 69 (0.53%) PhD
8 68 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 62 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 61 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
11 39 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 35 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 30 (0.23%) CISSP
14 24 (0.18%) DV Cleared
15 19 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
16 17 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (0.11%) CCNA
17 14 (0.11%) CCNP
17 14 (0.11%) CSSLP
18 11 (0.085%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,309 (10.06%) QA
2 148 (1.14%) Accessibility
3 99 (0.76%) GDPR
4 80 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 80 (0.61%) SLA
5 62 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 56 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 30 (0.23%) IEC 62304
7 30 (0.23%) ISO 13485
8 27 (0.21%) NIST
9 15 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.11%) SOC 1
10 14 (0.11%) SOC 2
11 10 (0.077%) WCAG
12 9 (0.069%) PMO
13 8 (0.061%) Actionable Recommendations
14 7 (0.054%) GRC
15 5 (0.038%) SEPA
16 4 (0.031%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.023%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 4,941 (37.96%) Docker
2 120 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
3 75 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 52 (0.40%) Active Directory
6 22 (0.17%) ISA Server
7 16 (0.12%) vSphere
8 12 (0.092%) Firmware
8 12 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (0.085%) LXC
10 9 (0.069%) HDFS
10 9 (0.069%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.061%) KVM
11 8 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.038%) NFS
13 3 (0.023%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.023%) Postfix
14 2 (0.015%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.008%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5,102 (39.19%) Kubernetes
2 1,678 (12.89%) Terraform
3 773 (5.94%) Ansible
4 438 (3.36%) Grafana
5 419 (3.22%) Prometheus
6 380 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
6 380 (2.92%) Puppet
7 205 (1.57%) Istio
8 160 (1.23%) Kibana
9 127 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
10 105 (0.81%) logstash
11 97 (0.75%) Consul
12 74 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
13 57 (0.44%) Automic
14 54 (0.41%) Rancher
15 44 (0.34%) ZABBIX
16 39 (0.30%) Opsgenie
17 37 (0.28%) MIIS
18 32 (0.25%) HAProxy
19 28 (0.22%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 1,478 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 1,443 (11.09%) Google
3 674 (5.18%) Oracle
4 298 (2.29%) Splunk
5 218 (1.67%) Twitter
6 177 (1.36%) New Relic
7 129 (0.99%) Red Hat
8 125 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 121 (0.93%) FIS
10 107 (0.82%) Samsung
11 99 (0.76%) VMware
12 85 (0.65%) AppDynamics
12 85 (0.65%) SAP
13 83 (0.64%) Sony
14 80 (0.61%) Dynatrace
15 78 (0.60%) IBM
16 71 (0.55%) Cisco
17 65 (0.50%) Databricks
18 61 (0.47%) Atlassian
18 61 (0.47%) Zopa