Period
to 22 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 70 147
Rank change year-on-year +23 +77 +187
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 6,861 6,898 4,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.13% 4.26% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 4.64% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,629 5,487 3,311
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £93,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.56% +2.40% +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 123,190 148,803 154,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.03% 91.87% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 97,785 119,844 125,171
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,344 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 22 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 +9 4,165 £75,000 +7.14% 720
South East +38 1,040 £60,000 +4.35% 152
North of England +31 848 £50,000 +5.26% 209
North West +18 526 £52,500 +5.00% 111
South West +35 307 £52,500 - 49
Midlands -15 295 £51,250 +2.50% 95
Yorkshire +19 283 £50,000 +5.26% 79
East of England -14 172 £55,000 -4.35% 46
West Midlands -19 149 £51,250 +2.50% 65
East Midlands +4 145 £50,500 -8.18% 30
North East +31 40 £60,000 +33.33% 19
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 4,029 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
2 3,333 (48.58%) Java
3 2,712 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2,405 (35.05%) Docker
5 2,322 (33.84%) DevOps
6 1,926 (28.07%) Software Engineering
7 1,904 (27.75%) JavaScript
8 1,775 (25.87%) C#
9 1,757 (25.61%) Microsoft Azure
10 1,734 (25.27%) .NET
11 1,720 (25.07%) Kubernetes
12 1,634 (23.82%) TDD
13 1,547 (22.55%) Spring
14 1,436 (20.93%) Finance
15 1,313 (19.14%) SQL
16 1,170 (17.05%) Python
17 1,167 (17.01%) Git (software)
18 1,144 (16.67%) RESTful
19 1,137 (16.57%) Scrum
20 1,136 (16.56%) AngularJS
21 1,092 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
22 1,083 (15.78%) React
23 1,045 (15.23%) Jenkins
24 980 (14.28%) Spring Boot
25 941 (13.72%) REST
26 929 (13.54%) Node.js
27 926 (13.50%) Test Automation
28 916 (13.35%) Web Services
29 895 (13.04%) Linux
30 891 (12.99%) HTML

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
1 364 (5.31%) Confluence
2 283 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
3 254 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 168 (2.45%) Apache
5 127 (1.85%) CMS
6 103 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 93 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
8 68 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 61 (0.89%) SharePoint
10 60 (0.87%) IIS
11 49 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 47 (0.69%) nginx
13 41 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 37 (0.54%) JBoss
15 36 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 33 (0.48%) WordPress
17 31 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
17 31 (0.45%) OpenStack
18 29 (0.42%) NServiceBus
18 29 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (0.28%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
3 6 (0.087%) HipChat
4 5 (0.073%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.073%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.073%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.058%) Sketch
5 4 (0.058%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.029%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.015%) ArchiCAD
7 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.015%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.015%) Revit
Business Applications
1 52 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
3 35 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.25%) Magento
5 8 (0.12%) Fredhopper
6 6 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
6 6 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.087%) SDL Web 8
7 5 (0.073%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.073%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.058%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.058%) Ripple
8 4 (0.058%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.044%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.044%) R3 Corda
9 3 (0.044%) SAP Retail
10 2 (0.029%) Quorum
10 2 (0.029%) Shopify
10 2 (0.029%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2,712 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1,757 (25.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 668 (9.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 523 (7.62%) Serverless
5 469 (6.84%) SaaS
6 363 (5.29%) PaaS
7 325 (4.74%) AWS Lambda
8 266 (3.88%) Amazon EC2
9 207 (3.02%) Amazon S3
10 206 (3.00%) GitHub
11 200 (2.92%) OpenShift
12 177 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
13 170 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 164 (2.39%) IaaS
15 148 (2.16%) Amazon ECS
16 110 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
17 62 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 62 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 61 (0.89%) Apigee
19 60 (0.87%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 149 (2.17%) HTTP
2 79 (1.15%) Internet
3 62 (0.90%) DNS
4 59 (0.86%) VPN
5 57 (0.83%) Firewall
5 57 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 44 (0.64%) Broadband
7 29 (0.42%) SSL
8 21 (0.31%) DHCP
9 16 (0.23%) Network Security
10 14 (0.20%) VoIP
11 13 (0.19%) SMTP
12 11 (0.16%) FTP
12 11 (0.16%) WAN
13 10 (0.15%) Calico
14 9 (0.13%) AMQP
14 9 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.13%) SSH
15 8 (0.12%) CTI
15 8 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 871 (12.69%) NoSQL
2 753 (10.98%) SQL Server
3 609 (8.88%) MongoDB
4 502 (7.32%) MySQL
5 499 (7.27%) Big Data
6 464 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
7 343 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 310 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 212 (3.09%) Redis
10 195 (2.84%) Hadoop
11 165 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 153 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
13 119 (1.73%) Blockchain
14 103 (1.50%) RDBMS
15 90 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
16 77 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
17 68 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
18 67 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 66 (0.96%) Neo4j
20 59 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,167 (17.01%) Git (software)
2 1,045 (15.23%) Jenkins
3 575 (8.38%) JIRA
4 417 (6.08%) Maven
5 363 (5.29%) Selenium
6 255 (3.72%) Cucumber
7 252 (3.67%) JUnit
8 205 (2.99%) TeamCity
9 199 (2.90%) GitLab
10 187 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 178 (2.59%) Bitbucket
12 174 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 166 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 162 (2.36%) Gradle
15 160 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
16 131 (1.91%) Mockito
17 122 (1.78%) JMeter
18 119 (1.73%) webpack
19 113 (1.65%) Subversion
20 112 (1.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,436 (20.93%) Finance
2 536 (7.81%) Banking
3 534 (7.78%) Retail
4 155 (2.26%) Games
5 150 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 142 (2.07%) Law
7 140 (2.04%) Front Office
8 139 (2.03%) Marketing
9 83 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 70 (1.02%) Publishing
11 61 (0.89%) Advertising
12 48 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 45 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 40 (0.58%) Electronics
15 39 (0.57%) Legal
16 25 (0.36%) Back Office
16 25 (0.36%) Billing
17 21 (0.31%) Automotive
18 18 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 14 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,717 (54.18%) Developer
2 1,491 (21.73%) Java Developer
3 943 (13.74%) Senior Developer
4 845 (12.32%) Architect
5 734 (10.70%) Software Engineer
6 721 (10.51%) .NET Developer
7 610 (8.89%) C# Developer
8 487 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
9 434 (6.33%) Java Engineer
10 405 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
11 397 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
12 379 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
13 330 (4.81%) Software Developer
14 288 (4.20%) Lead Developer
15 278 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
16 257 (3.75%) Java Software Engineer
17 227 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
18 222 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
19 214 (3.12%) AWS Engineer
20 208 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,734 (25.27%) .NET
2 1,547 (22.55%) Spring
3 1,144 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1,136 (16.56%) AngularJS
5 1,083 (15.78%) React
6 980 (14.28%) Spring Boot
7 941 (13.72%) REST
8 929 (13.54%) Node.js
9 916 (13.35%) Web Services
10 891 (12.99%) HTML
11 877 (12.78%) CSS
12 756 (11.02%) .NET Core
13 648 (9.44%) ASP.NET
14 572 (8.34%) Kafka
15 434 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 423 (6.17%) .NET Framework
17 402 (5.86%) HTML5
18 306 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 279 (4.07%) JSON
20 272 (3.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 744 (10.84%) Greenfield Project
2 342 (4.98%) Mobile App
3 340 (4.96%) Cloud Native
4 318 (4.63%) User Experience
5 289 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 272 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
7 184 (2.68%) Public Cloud
8 171 (2.49%) Algorithms
9 163 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
10 133 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 126 (1.84%) Data Structures
12 113 (1.65%) Virtual Team
13 108 (1.57%) Hedge funds
14 96 (1.40%) Data Centre
15 88 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 82 (1.20%) iPad
17 78 (1.14%) Derivative
17 78 (1.14%) Fixed Income
18 66 (0.96%) Blog
19 64 (0.93%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 895 (13.04%) Linux
2 300 (4.37%) Windows
3 205 (2.99%) Unix
4 194 (2.83%) Android
5 179 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 53 (0.77%) CentOS
7 51 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 48 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (0.69%) Windows Server
10 30 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 22 (0.32%) Debian
12 12 (0.17%) Windows 10
13 11 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.15%) AIX
14 10 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.12%) ThreadX
16 5 (0.073%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.058%) Windows Server 2008
18 3 (0.044%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.044%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,029 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
2 2,322 (33.84%) DevOps
3 1,926 (28.07%) Software Engineering
4 1,634 (23.82%) TDD
5 1,137 (16.57%) Scrum
6 1,092 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
7 926 (13.50%) Test Automation
8 831 (12.11%) MVC
9 782 (11.40%) Mentoring
10 778 (11.34%) Fintech
11 729 (10.63%) Continuous Delivery
12 698 (10.17%) BDD
13 673 (9.81%) SOA
14 655 (9.55%) E-Commerce
15 600 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
16 559 (8.15%) Open Source
17 546 (7.96%) Computer Science
18 543 (7.91%) OO
19 424 (6.18%) Unit Testing
20 398 (5.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3,333 (48.58%) Java
2 1,904 (27.75%) JavaScript
3 1,775 (25.87%) C#
4 1,313 (19.14%) SQL
5 1,170 (17.05%) Python
6 836 (12.18%) Java 8
7 395 (5.76%) TypeScript
8 388 (5.66%) Scala
9 379 (5.52%) PHP
10 336 (4.90%) Go
11 265 (3.86%) Ruby
12 244 (3.56%) Bash Shell
13 210 (3.06%) Kotlin
14 197 (2.87%) ES6
15 153 (2.23%) T-SQL
16 149 (2.17%) PowerShell
17 137 (2.00%) C++
18 102 (1.49%) Perl
19 95 (1.38%) C
20 57 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 617 (8.99%) Degree
2 256 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 106 (1.54%) AWS Certification
4 93 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 51 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
6 50 (0.73%) Master's Degree
7 43 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
8 41 (0.60%) SC Cleared
9 29 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 27 (0.39%) RHCE
11 26 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.32%) RHCSA
13 21 (0.31%) SANS
14 20 (0.29%) CISSP
15 16 (0.23%) DBS Check
16 12 (0.17%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
17 11 (0.16%) PhD
18 9 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
18 9 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 435 (6.34%) QA
2 69 (1.01%) GDPR
3 35 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (0.22%) SLA
7 12 (0.17%) NIST
8 8 (0.12%) WCAG
9 6 (0.087%) PMO
9 6 (0.087%) PSD2
9 6 (0.087%) TickIT
10 5 (0.073%) MiFID
11 3 (0.044%) EMIR
12 2 (0.029%) GAMP
12 2 (0.029%) NCSC
13 1 (0.015%) COBIT
13 1 (0.015%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.015%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.015%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 2,405 (35.05%) Docker
2 61 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 25 (0.36%) Varnish
6 23 (0.34%) vSphere
7 19 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (0.25%) HDFS
9 15 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 14 (0.20%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.073%) etcd
11 5 (0.073%) iptables
12 4 (0.058%) NFS
13 2 (0.029%) Firmware
13 2 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.015%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.015%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1,720 (25.07%) Kubernetes
2 607 (8.85%) Terraform
3 506 (7.38%) Ansible
4 290 (4.23%) Puppet
5 266 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
6 117 (1.71%) Prometheus
7 91 (1.33%) Grafana
8 89 (1.30%) Mesos
9 84 (1.22%) Packer
10 81 (1.18%) Marathon
11 77 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
12 72 (1.05%) Kibana
13 69 (1.01%) Consul
14 53 (0.77%) Rancher
15 46 (0.67%) Nagios
16 41 (0.60%) logstash
17 34 (0.50%) Opsview
18 28 (0.41%) Salt
18 28 (0.41%) ZABBIX
19 26 (0.38%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 754 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 512 (7.46%) Google
3 335 (4.88%) Oracle
4 127 (1.85%) SAP
5 122 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
6 114 (1.66%) Red Hat
6 114 (1.66%) Splunk
7 92 (1.34%) MuleSoft
8 88 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 77 (1.12%) AppDynamics
10 76 (1.11%) WorldPay
11 60 (0.87%) VMware
12 55 (0.80%) IBM
13 50 (0.73%) Adobe
14 47 (0.69%) New Relic
15 44 (0.64%) Xamarin
16 43 (0.63%) hybris
17 37 (0.54%) Sitecore
18 32 (0.47%) Nintex
19 30 (0.44%) Rackspace