Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 104 234
Rank change year-on-year +53 +130 +295
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 7,504 5,233 2,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.06% 3.11% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 3.38% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5,995 4,416 2,194
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,750 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 135,998 154,654 159,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.63% 91.90% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 108,808 123,799 133,287
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +35 4,515 £70,000 - 729
South East +81 1,046 £55,000 - 174
North of England +117 772 £50,000 - 187
Midlands +103 471 £55,000 +22.22% 86
North West +70 423 £52,500 +10.53% 85
South West +14 386 £55,000 +10.00% 66
Yorkshire +129 304 £50,000 -4.76% 71
East of England +109 301 £55,000 - 57
East Midlands +108 249 £55,000 +22.22% 28
West Midlands +50 223 £57,500 +27.78% 58
North East +31 49 £47,500 +5.56% 31
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 4,718 (62.87%) Agile Software Development
2 3,814 (50.83%) Java
3 2,647 (35.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2,257 (30.08%) TDD
5 2,220 (29.58%) DevOps
6 2,135 (28.45%) JavaScript
7 2,087 (27.81%) Docker
8 2,078 (27.69%) Software Engineering
9 1,963 (26.16%) Microsoft Azure
10 1,943 (25.89%) C#
11 1,899 (25.31%) .NET
12 1,752 (23.35%) Spring
13 1,667 (22.21%) SQL
14 1,620 (21.59%) Finance
15 1,540 (20.52%) AngularJS
16 1,468 (19.56%) Continuous Integration
17 1,422 (18.95%) Web Services
18 1,365 (18.19%) Scrum
19 1,318 (17.56%) REST
20 1,293 (17.23%) RESTful
21 1,245 (16.59%) Kubernetes
22 1,210 (16.12%) HTML
23 1,141 (15.21%) CSS
24 1,140 (15.19%) Python
25 1,115 (14.86%) React
26 1,105 (14.73%) Java 8
27 1,104 (14.71%) Jenkins
28 1,094 (14.58%) NoSQL
29 1,093 (14.57%) Spring Boot
30 1,086 (14.47%) 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
1 451 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
2 283 (3.77%) Confluence
3 235 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 213 (2.84%) CMS
5 152 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
6 144 (1.92%) Apache
7 131 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 121 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 94 (1.25%) JBoss
9 94 (1.25%) SharePoint
10 78 (1.04%) Apache Solr
11 77 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 74 (0.99%) EPiServer
13 73 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
14 67 (0.89%) OpenStack
15 50 (0.67%) NServiceBus
16 38 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 35 (0.47%) Mule
18 32 (0.43%) WordPress
19 30 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 84 (1.12%) Chatbot
2 14 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.19%) Snapchat
3 11 (0.15%) Maya
3 11 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.067%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.013%) ArchiCAD
7 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.013%) HipChat
7 1 (0.013%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 89 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
3 44 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
4 32 (0.43%) thinkFolio
5 31 (0.41%) Eloqua
6 18 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
7 10 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.093%) Actimize
9 7 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.093%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.080%) Magento
10 6 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.080%) Oracle Retail
11 5 (0.067%) Eagle PACE
11 5 (0.067%) Front Arena
11 5 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.067%) SDL Web 8
12 4 (0.053%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2,647 (35.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1,963 (26.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 630 (8.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 402 (5.36%) SaaS
5 401 (5.34%) PaaS
6 374 (4.98%) Serverless
7 255 (3.40%) GitHub
8 254 (3.38%) OpenShift
9 218 (2.91%) IaaS
10 215 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
11 161 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
12 132 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
13 111 (1.48%) npm
14 97 (1.29%) IBM Cloud
15 93 (1.24%) Amazon S3
16 88 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
17 53 (0.71%) Apigee
18 46 (0.61%) Slack
19 36 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
20 28 (0.37%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 192 (2.56%) HTTP
2 109 (1.45%) Firewall
3 76 (1.01%) VPN
4 60 (0.80%) Internet
5 44 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 40 (0.53%) DNS
7 18 (0.24%) AMQP
7 18 (0.24%) Intranet
8 16 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
9 15 (0.20%) Broadband
9 15 (0.20%) SMS
10 12 (0.16%) Extranet
10 12 (0.16%) FTP
10 12 (0.16%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 12 (0.16%) VLAN
11 11 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
12 9 (0.12%) SNMP
12 9 (0.12%) SSL
13 6 (0.080%) SMTP
13 6 (0.080%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,094 (14.58%) NoSQL
2 1,029 (13.71%) SQL Server
3 718 (9.57%) MongoDB
4 581 (7.74%) Big Data
5 563 (7.50%) MySQL
6 501 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
7 381 (5.08%) Relational Database
8 298 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 239 (3.18%) Hadoop
10 214 (2.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 177 (2.36%) Redis
12 175 (2.33%) RDBMS
13 142 (1.89%) Blockchain
14 102 (1.36%) Oracle Database
15 97 (1.29%) Couchbase
16 88 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
17 74 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
18 73 (0.97%) CouchDB
19 68 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
20 53 (0.71%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,104 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 1,078 (14.37%) Git (software)
3 518 (6.90%) Maven
4 492 (6.56%) JIRA
5 439 (5.85%) Selenium
6 321 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 298 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 289 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 283 (3.77%) TeamCity
10 277 (3.69%) JUnit
11 271 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 263 (3.50%) Gradle
13 244 (3.25%) Visual Studio
14 193 (2.57%) Subversion
15 158 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
16 146 (1.95%) Vagrant
17 125 (1.67%) Mockito
18 114 (1.52%) gulp
19 109 (1.45%) Ant
20 103 (1.37%) Mocha
General
1 1,620 (21.59%) Finance
2 590 (7.86%) Banking
3 470 (6.26%) Retail
4 288 (3.84%) Games
5 254 (3.38%) Marketing
6 146 (1.95%) Law
7 137 (1.83%) Front Office
8 124 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 117 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 103 (1.37%) Advertising
11 77 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 69 (0.92%) Back Office
13 63 (0.84%) Publishing
14 62 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 58 (0.77%) Electronics
16 50 (0.67%) Automotive
17 44 (0.59%) Retail Banking
18 35 (0.47%) Legal
19 16 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
20 15 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4,123 (54.94%) Developer
2 1,988 (26.49%) Java Developer
3 1,175 (15.66%) Senior Developer
4 973 (12.97%) Architect
5 824 (10.98%) Software Engineer
6 743 (9.90%) .NET Developer
7 626 (8.34%) C# Developer
8 622 (8.29%) Senior Java Developer
9 392 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 370 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 370 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
11 356 (4.74%) Java Engineer
12 316 (4.21%) Agile Developer
13 302 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
14 269 (3.58%) Software Developer
15 255 (3.40%) Agile Java Developer
16 252 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
17 251 (3.34%) Lead Developer
18 234 (3.12%) Java Software Engineer
19 228 (3.04%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,899 (25.31%) .NET
2 1,752 (23.35%) Spring
3 1,540 (20.52%) AngularJS
4 1,422 (18.95%) Web Services
5 1,318 (17.56%) REST
6 1,293 (17.23%) RESTful
7 1,210 (16.12%) HTML
8 1,141 (15.21%) CSS
9 1,115 (14.86%) React
10 1,093 (14.57%) Spring Boot
11 1,083 (14.43%) Node.js
12 751 (10.01%) ASP.NET
13 684 (9.12%) .NET Core
14 596 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 580 (7.73%) HTML5
16 515 (6.86%) Kafka
17 501 (6.68%) SOAP
18 453 (6.04%) .NET Framework
19 451 (6.01%) Hibernate
20 442 (5.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 807 (10.75%) Greenfield Project
2 678 (9.04%) Fintech
3 417 (5.56%) User Experience
4 314 (4.18%) Mobile App
5 279 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 266 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
7 240 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
8 238 (3.17%) Cloud Native
9 191 (2.55%) Public Cloud
10 184 (2.45%) Algorithms
11 116 (1.55%) N-Tier
12 102 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 100 (1.33%) Management Information System
14 96 (1.28%) Data Centre
14 96 (1.28%) Hedge funds
15 94 (1.25%) Data Structures
15 94 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
16 88 (1.17%) Virtual Team
17 82 (1.09%) Blog
18 81 (1.08%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 943 (12.57%) Linux
2 332 (4.42%) Windows
3 235 (3.13%) Unix
4 145 (1.93%) Android
5 118 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 83 (1.11%) CentOS
6 83 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 35 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 24 (0.32%) Solaris
10 14 (0.19%) CoreOS
10 14 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.15%) FreeBSD
12 10 (0.13%) VMS
13 8 (0.11%) DC/OS
13 8 (0.11%) Debian
14 7 (0.093%) Mesosphere
15 4 (0.053%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.040%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,718 (62.87%) Agile Software Development
2 2,257 (30.08%) TDD
3 2,220 (29.58%) DevOps
4 2,078 (27.69%) Software Engineering
5 1,468 (19.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1,365 (18.19%) Scrum
7 1,086 (14.47%) MVC
8 1,063 (14.17%) Test Automation
9 950 (12.66%) SOA
10 937 (12.49%) BDD
11 867 (11.55%) Continuous Delivery
12 799 (10.65%) Open Source
13 764 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
14 707 (9.42%) Mentoring
15 614 (8.18%) OO
16 547 (7.29%) E-Commerce
17 546 (7.28%) Computer Science
18 442 (5.89%) SDLC
19 422 (5.62%) SOLID
20 416 (5.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3,814 (50.83%) Java
2 2,135 (28.45%) JavaScript
3 1,943 (25.89%) C#
4 1,667 (22.21%) SQL
5 1,140 (15.19%) Python
6 1,105 (14.73%) Java 8
7 474 (6.32%) Scala
8 439 (5.85%) Go
9 380 (5.06%) Ruby
10 312 (4.16%) PHP
11 268 (3.57%) T-SQL
12 256 (3.41%) TypeScript
13 198 (2.64%) Bash Shell
14 197 (2.63%) C++
15 159 (2.12%) PowerShell
16 144 (1.92%) C
17 119 (1.59%) Kotlin
18 104 (1.39%) Shell Script
19 96 (1.28%) Groovy
20 95 (1.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 786 (10.47%) Degree
2 253 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 81 (1.08%) AWS Certification
5 77 (1.03%) Master's Degree
6 56 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 37 (0.49%) RHCE
7 37 (0.49%) RHCSA
8 35 (0.47%) SAFe Agilist
9 26 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 23 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 17 (0.23%) PhD
12 14 (0.19%) DBS Check
13 13 (0.17%) ISEB
14 10 (0.13%) MCP
14 10 (0.13%) MCPD
14 10 (0.13%) MCSA
14 10 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.093%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 438 (5.84%) QA
2 54 (0.72%) GDPR
3 15 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.20%) WCAG
4 13 (0.17%) SLA
5 11 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.13%) PSD2
7 9 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.040%) PMO
9 2 (0.027%) COBIT
9 2 (0.027%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.027%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.027%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.027%) SEPA
10 1 (0.013%) EMIR
10 1 (0.013%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.013%) MiFID
System Software
1 2,087 (27.81%) Docker
2 95 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 32 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 27 (0.36%) HDFS
6 20 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 15 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (0.17%) etcd
8 13 (0.17%) Varnish
9 11 (0.15%) Hyper-V
10 9 (0.12%) XenServer
11 7 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.093%) vSphere
12 5 (0.067%) KVM
12 5 (0.067%) LXC
12 5 (0.067%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.053%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.053%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.053%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.040%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,245 (16.59%) Kubernetes
2 646 (8.61%) Ansible
3 569 (7.58%) Terraform
4 501 (6.68%) Puppet
5 401 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
6 144 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
7 130 (1.73%) Consul
8 124 (1.65%) Packer
9 123 (1.64%) Grafana
10 110 (1.47%) Salt
11 105 (1.40%) Graphite
12 92 (1.23%) Kibana
13 73 (0.97%) Nagios
13 73 (0.97%) Prometheus
14 63 (0.84%) Opsview
14 63 (0.84%) ZABBIX
15 37 (0.49%) logstash
16 33 (0.44%) Mesos
17 30 (0.40%) Rundeck
18 25 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 737 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 580 (7.73%) Google
3 569 (7.58%) Oracle
4 243 (3.24%) Red Hat
5 174 (2.32%) SAP
6 152 (2.03%) IBM
7 112 (1.49%) Splunk
8 111 (1.48%) VMware
9 98 (1.31%) Sitecore
10 91 (1.21%) MuleSoft
11 90 (1.20%) Atlassian
12 69 (0.92%) Nintex
13 56 (0.75%) hybris
14 55 (0.73%) AppDynamics
15 54 (0.72%) New Relic
16 52 (0.69%) TIBCO
17 43 (0.57%) Facebook
18 42 (0.56%) ATG
19 41 (0.55%) WorldPay
20 37 (0.49%) Xamarin