Period
to 28 March 2020

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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 49 85
Rank change year-on-year +13 +36 +101
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 6,948 7,084 5,922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 6.34% 5.15% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 5.59% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,404 6,074 5,152
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £38,825 £40,000 £39,525
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% 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 100,720 126,819 152,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.97% 92.22% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 80,449 100,913 125,030
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 28 March 2020.

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 28 March 2020. 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 4,378 £75,000 - 717
North of England +28 924 £50,000 - 181
South East +1 835 £60,000 +9.09% 182
North West +29 570 £52,500 - 115
Midlands +30 340 £52,500 -8.70% 92
Yorkshire +5 309 £50,000 +5.26% 46
South West -25 252 £50,000 -9.09% 62
West Midlands +78 241 £54,000 -10.00% 47
East of England +60 209 £67,500 +22.73% 60
East Midlands -24 99 £50,000 -9.09% 45
North East +1 45 £50,000 -13.04% 20
South Coast - 1 - -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 4,113 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
2 3,105 (44.69%) Java
3 2,813 (40.49%) AWS
4 2,360 (33.97%) JavaScript
5 2,184 (31.43%) Azure
6 2,166 (31.17%) Docker
7 2,149 (30.93%) TDD
8 2,133 (30.70%) .NET
9 2,072 (29.82%) C#
10 2,056 (29.59%) DevOps
11 1,903 (27.39%) Software Engineering
12 1,724 (24.81%) Kubernetes
13 1,552 (22.34%) Scrum
14 1,538 (22.14%) React
15 1,508 (21.70%) SQL
16 1,465 (21.09%) Finance
17 1,453 (20.91%) Node.js
18 1,443 (20.77%) AngularJS
19 1,329 (19.13%) Spring
20 1,240 (17.85%) .NET Core
21 1,154 (16.61%) BDD
22 1,147 (16.51%) Python
23 1,114 (16.03%) Git (software)
24 1,081 (15.56%) RESTful
25 1,057 (15.21%) SQL Server
26 1,016 (14.62%) NoSQL
27 1,004 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
28 946 (13.62%) Web Services
29 945 (13.60%) Spring Boot
30 893 (12.85%) REST

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
1 524 (7.54%) Elasticsearch
2 231 (3.32%) Confluence
3 194 (2.79%) Apache Spark
4 149 (2.14%) Apache
5 112 (1.61%) CMS
6 93 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 58 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 52 (0.75%) IIS
9 39 (0.56%) nginx
10 32 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 32 (0.46%) Umbraco
10 32 (0.46%) WordPress
11 29 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 29 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
13 19 (0.27%) Apache Solr
13 19 (0.27%) JBoss
14 17 (0.24%) DNN
14 17 (0.24%) Headless CMS
14 17 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (0.16%) Chatbot
1 11 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (0.16%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.014%) Gliffy
4 1 (0.014%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 48 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 20 (0.29%) Magento
4 6 (0.086%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.058%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.043%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.043%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.043%) SDL Web 8
6 3 (0.043%) Tesseract
7 2 (0.029%) Eikon
7 2 (0.029%) FINCAD Analytics
7 2 (0.029%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.029%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.014%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.014%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.014%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.014%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.014%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.014%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.014%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2,813 (40.49%) AWS
2 2,184 (31.43%) Azure
3 660 (9.50%) GCP
4 484 (6.97%) Serverless
5 468 (6.74%) SaaS
6 272 (3.91%) OpenShift
7 269 (3.87%) GitHub
8 255 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
9 248 (3.57%) PaaS
10 176 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
11 141 (2.03%) Amazon S3
12 130 (1.87%) IaaS
13 123 (1.77%) Amazon ECS
14 112 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
15 98 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
16 97 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
17 50 (0.72%) Amazon EKS
18 48 (0.69%) AWS Fargate
19 45 (0.65%) Slack
20 44 (0.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 121 (1.74%) HTTP
2 116 (1.67%) Internet
3 45 (0.65%) Firewall
4 34 (0.49%) DNS
4 34 (0.49%) VPN
5 31 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.24%) SSL
7 12 (0.17%) ZigBee
8 11 (0.16%) DMZ
9 9 (0.13%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (0.10%) FTP
12 6 (0.086%) DHCP
12 6 (0.086%) Network Security
13 5 (0.072%) DSL
13 5 (0.072%) IPsec
13 5 (0.072%) LAN
13 5 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.058%) Bluetooth
14 4 (0.058%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,057 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 1,016 (14.62%) NoSQL
3 810 (11.66%) MongoDB
4 510 (7.34%) MySQL
5 438 (6.30%) PostgreSQL
6 393 (5.66%) Big Data
7 335 (4.82%) Relational Database
8 301 (4.33%) SQL Server 2019
9 261 (3.76%) Redis
10 205 (2.95%) Hadoop
11 180 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 127 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
13 117 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 111 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 109 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
16 86 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 77 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 72 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
19 71 (1.02%) Amazon Aurora
20 68 (0.98%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,114 (16.03%) Git (software)
2 773 (11.13%) Jenkins
3 418 (6.02%) JIRA
4 387 (5.57%) Maven
5 334 (4.81%) JUnit
6 251 (3.61%) Selenium
7 207 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 184 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 168 (2.42%) TeamCity
10 146 (2.10%) GitLab
11 137 (1.97%) Bitbucket
12 127 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 115 (1.66%) NUnit
14 112 (1.61%) Gradle
15 102 (1.47%) Artifactory
16 99 (1.42%) Visual Studio
17 91 (1.31%) Subversion
18 88 (1.27%) SonarQube
19 80 (1.15%) Mockito
20 79 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,465 (21.09%) Finance
2 541 (7.79%) Banking
3 363 (5.22%) Retail
4 338 (4.86%) Front Office
5 286 (4.12%) Games
6 175 (2.52%) Public Sector
7 152 (2.19%) Marketing
8 77 (1.11%) Law
9 74 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 67 (0.96%) Telecoms
11 58 (0.83%) Advertising
12 49 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.52%) Legal
14 35 (0.50%) Billing
15 34 (0.49%) Back Office
16 32 (0.46%) Automotive
17 26 (0.37%) Manufacturing
18 20 (0.29%) Publishing
19 17 (0.24%) Retail Banking
20 16 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3,939 (56.69%) Developer
2 1,494 (21.50%) Java Developer
3 1,055 (15.18%) Senior Developer
4 1,022 (14.71%) .NET Developer
5 940 (13.53%) Software Engineer
6 619 (8.91%) C# Developer
7 588 (8.46%) Architect
8 474 (6.82%) Java Engineer
9 460 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 402 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 377 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
12 328 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
13 327 (4.71%) Software Developer
14 314 (4.52%) Full Stack Developer
15 293 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
16 266 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
17 252 (3.63%) AWS Developer
18 250 (3.60%) Lead Developer
19 246 (3.54%) AWS Engineer
20 215 (3.09%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,133 (30.70%) .NET
2 1,538 (22.14%) React
3 1,453 (20.91%) Node.js
4 1,443 (20.77%) AngularJS
5 1,329 (19.13%) Spring
6 1,240 (17.85%) .NET Core
7 1,081 (15.56%) RESTful
8 946 (13.62%) Web Services
9 945 (13.60%) Spring Boot
10 893 (12.85%) REST
11 872 (12.55%) HTML
12 864 (12.44%) ASP.NET
13 811 (11.67%) CSS
14 683 (9.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 613 (8.82%) .NET Framework
16 555 (7.99%) Kafka
17 528 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 522 (7.51%) Vue.js
19 435 (6.26%) Entity Framework
20 344 (4.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 815 (11.73%) Greenfield Project
2 314 (4.52%) Cloud Native
3 282 (4.06%) User Experience
4 217 (3.12%) Public Cloud
5 215 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 207 (2.98%) Mobile App
7 202 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 163 (2.35%) Fixed Income
9 149 (2.14%) Equities
10 146 (2.10%) Derivative
11 142 (2.04%) Blog
12 138 (1.99%) Algorithms
13 136 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
14 114 (1.64%) Hedge funds
15 110 (1.58%) Data Structures
16 103 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 73 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
18 71 (1.02%) iPad
19 68 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
20 49 (0.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 742 (10.68%) Linux
2 235 (3.38%) Unix
3 233 (3.35%) Windows
4 138 (1.99%) Android
5 122 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 119 (1.71%) Mac OS X
7 59 (0.85%) CentOS
8 43 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (0.62%) Windows Server
9 25 (0.36%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.24%) Debian
12 10 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.12%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.072%) Solaris
14 5 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.058%) VMS
15 4 (0.058%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.043%) Robot Operating System
16 3 (0.043%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,113 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
2 2,149 (30.93%) TDD
3 2,056 (29.59%) DevOps
4 1,903 (27.39%) Software Engineering
5 1,552 (22.34%) Scrum
6 1,154 (16.61%) BDD
7 1,004 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
8 854 (12.29%) MVC
9 848 (12.20%) Test Automation
10 685 (9.86%) Fintech
11 627 (9.02%) Mentoring
12 602 (8.66%) Kanban
13 589 (8.48%) Open Source
14 553 (7.96%) E-Commerce
15 528 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
16 519 (7.47%) SOA
17 502 (7.23%) OO
18 472 (6.79%) Machine Learning
19 461 (6.64%) Continuous Delivery
20 410 (5.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,105 (44.69%) Java
2 2,360 (33.97%) JavaScript
3 2,072 (29.82%) C#
4 1,508 (21.70%) SQL
5 1,147 (16.51%) Python
6 799 (11.50%) Java 8
7 670 (9.64%) TypeScript
8 396 (5.70%) Scala
9 371 (5.34%) PHP
10 319 (4.59%) Go
10 319 (4.59%) Ruby
11 258 (3.71%) Kotlin
12 192 (2.76%) R
13 191 (2.75%) C++
14 181 (2.61%) Bash Shell
15 141 (2.03%) F#
16 111 (1.60%) ES6
17 109 (1.57%) PowerShell
18 101 (1.45%) T-SQL
19 64 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 449 (6.46%) Degree
2 207 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 50 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 47 (0.68%) AWS Certification
6 25 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 23 (0.33%) RHCE
8 22 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
9 19 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.22%) PhD
11 14 (0.20%) ISEB
12 10 (0.14%) CISSP
12 10 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
13 8 (0.12%) Master's Degree
13 8 (0.12%) SANS
14 7 (0.10%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.086%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.072%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (5.58%) QA
2 23 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.29%) GDPR
3 20 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.26%) NIST
5 13 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.16%) COBIT
7 9 (0.13%) SLA
8 6 (0.086%) PMO
9 5 (0.072%) NCSC
10 4 (0.058%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.043%) PSD2
12 2 (0.029%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.029%) RMADS
13 1 (0.014%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.014%) ISO 13485
13 1 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.014%) SEPA
13 1 (0.014%) TickIT
13 1 (0.014%) WCAG
System Software
1 2,166 (31.17%) Docker
2 34 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 23 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (0.22%) Postfix
7 13 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 12 (0.17%) vSphere
9 11 (0.16%) HDFS
10 8 (0.12%) Varnish
11 6 (0.086%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.072%) LXC
12 5 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.058%) GPFS
13 4 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.058%) OpenAM
13 4 (0.058%) OpenDJ
13 4 (0.058%) OpenIDM
13 4 (0.058%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 4 (0.058%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,724 (24.81%) Kubernetes
2 500 (7.20%) Terraform
3 343 (4.94%) Ansible
4 211 (3.04%) Puppet
5 136 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (1.09%) Grafana
7 75 (1.08%) Prometheus
8 61 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
9 56 (0.81%) Mesos
10 50 (0.72%) Kibana
11 49 (0.71%) Marathon
12 43 (0.62%) Istio
13 40 (0.58%) Consul
13 40 (0.58%) Packer
14 37 (0.53%) Rancher
15 35 (0.50%) Graphite
16 29 (0.42%) Salt
17 19 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
18 15 (0.22%) logstash
19 13 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 643 (9.25%) Microsoft
2 365 (5.25%) Oracle
3 343 (4.94%) Google
4 95 (1.37%) WorldPay
5 90 (1.30%) SAP
6 83 (1.19%) FIS
7 82 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 79 (1.14%) IBM
9 76 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 53 (0.76%) Atlassian
11 49 (0.71%) MuleSoft
12 46 (0.66%) Adobe
13 42 (0.60%) Splunk
14 41 (0.59%) Facebook
14 41 (0.59%) Sybase
15 33 (0.47%) Dell
16 31 (0.45%) New Relic
17 30 (0.43%) AppDynamics
18 29 (0.42%) Xamarin
19 28 (0.40%) VMware