Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 45 67
Rank change year-on-year +18 +22 +79
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4,634 6,904 6,995
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 7.56% 5.22% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% 5.66% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,429 6,114 5,859
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.88% +2.00%

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 56,618 121,918 148,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.35% 92.22% 91.99%
Number of salaries quoted 45,676 96,872 119,436
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,375
90th Percentile £91,125 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +15 2,849 £73,375 -2.17% 352
South East +37 647 £60,000 - 106
North of England +27 580 £50,000 - 149
North West +26 360 £52,500 - 93
Midlands +84 256 £52,500 +5.00% 75
South West +43 210 £52,500 - 43
Yorkshire +57 208 £50,000 - 41
West Midlands +105 188 £51,750 +0.98% 37
East of England +26 78 £55,000 - 41
East Midlands +19 68 £55,000 +10.00% 38
North East -1 12 £50,000 -17.36% 15
South Coast - 1 - -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2,604 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,887 (40.72%) AWS
3 1,806 (38.97%) Java
4 1,649 (35.58%) Azure
5 1,603 (34.59%) DevOps
6 1,590 (34.31%) JavaScript
7 1,535 (33.12%) .NET
8 1,494 (32.24%) Docker
9 1,467 (31.66%) C#
10 1,378 (29.74%) TDD
11 1,259 (27.17%) Software Engineering
12 1,223 (26.39%) Kubernetes
13 1,109 (23.93%) React
14 1,004 (21.67%) Node.js
15 998 (21.54%) Scrum
16 993 (21.43%) Finance
17 992 (21.41%) AngularJS
18 961 (20.74%) .NET Core
19 959 (20.69%) SQL
20 873 (18.84%) Python
21 867 (18.71%) SQL Server
22 749 (16.16%) Git (software)
23 726 (15.67%) BDD
24 724 (15.62%) Spring
25 696 (15.02%) NoSQL
26 634 (13.68%) RESTful
27 623 (13.44%) HTML
28 619 (13.36%) MVC
29 612 (13.21%) Web Services
30 610 (13.16%) 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
1 413 (8.91%) Elasticsearch
2 185 (3.99%) Apache
3 164 (3.54%) Confluence
4 93 (2.01%) Apache Spark
5 76 (1.64%) CMS
6 51 (1.10%) IIS
6 51 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 40 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
8 35 (0.76%) nginx
9 33 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 25 (0.54%) NServiceBus
11 21 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 18 (0.39%) EPiServer
13 17 (0.37%) DNN
13 17 (0.37%) Immediacy CMS
13 17 (0.37%) Kentico
13 17 (0.37%) SharePoint
13 17 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 17 (0.37%) Sitefinity
14 15 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (0.47%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.065%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.043%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.022%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 50 (1.08%) R3 Corda
2 45 (0.97%) Distributed Ledger
3 14 (0.30%) Magento
4 9 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.086%) Eikon
8 3 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.043%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 2 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.043%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.043%) Tesseract
9 2 (0.043%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.022%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.022%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.022%) Ripple
10 1 (0.022%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1,887 (40.72%) AWS
2 1,649 (35.58%) Azure
3 518 (11.18%) GCP
4 444 (9.58%) Serverless
5 346 (7.47%) SaaS
6 268 (5.78%) AWS Lambda
7 183 (3.95%) GitHub
8 177 (3.82%) PaaS
9 161 (3.47%) Amazon ECS
10 124 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
11 103 (2.22%) OpenShift
12 102 (2.20%) IaaS
13 87 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
14 84 (1.81%) Apigee
15 68 (1.47%) Amazon S3
15 68 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
16 55 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
17 52 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
18 41 (0.88%) Slack
19 39 (0.84%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.05%) HTTP
2 71 (1.53%) Internet
3 37 (0.80%) Firewall
4 21 (0.45%) DNS
4 21 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.32%) Skype
6 13 (0.28%) VPN
7 12 (0.26%) Network Security
8 10 (0.22%) AMQP
8 10 (0.22%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.19%) SSL
10 8 (0.17%) SSH
10 8 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.15%) MQTT
11 7 (0.15%) Wireless
12 6 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (0.13%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (0.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (0.13%) VXLAN
12 6 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 867 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 696 (15.02%) NoSQL
3 585 (12.62%) MongoDB
4 351 (7.57%) MySQL
5 322 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
6 237 (5.11%) Big Data
7 230 (4.96%) SQL Server 2019
8 204 (4.40%) Relational Database
9 147 (3.17%) Redis
10 132 (2.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 128 (2.76%) Hadoop
12 125 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
13 116 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 102 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 88 (1.90%) Blockchain
16 66 (1.42%) RDBMS
17 60 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 47 (1.01%) Data Lake
18 47 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 46 (0.99%) Flink
Development Applications
1 749 (16.16%) Git (software)
2 606 (13.08%) Jenkins
3 298 (6.43%) JIRA
4 220 (4.75%) Maven
5 193 (4.16%) JUnit
6 188 (4.06%) GitLab
7 157 (3.39%) Selenium
8 112 (2.42%) TeamCity
9 107 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 98 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 93 (2.01%) Visual Studio
12 91 (1.96%) Artifactory
12 91 (1.96%) Cucumber
13 83 (1.79%) NUnit
14 80 (1.73%) Bitbucket
14 80 (1.73%) SpecFlow
15 68 (1.47%) Mockito
16 63 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
17 58 (1.25%) SonarQube
18 55 (1.19%) Gradle
General
1 993 (21.43%) Finance
2 348 (7.51%) Banking
3 197 (4.25%) Games
4 185 (3.99%) Retail
5 122 (2.63%) Front Office
6 100 (2.16%) Back Office
7 98 (2.11%) Marketing
8 87 (1.88%) Public Sector
9 61 (1.32%) Law
10 50 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 47 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 41 (0.88%) Advertising
13 31 (0.67%) Publishing
14 30 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.63%) Legal
16 26 (0.56%) Manufacturing
17 14 (0.30%) Electronics
18 12 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.24%) Billing
20 8 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,460 (53.09%) Developer
2 787 (16.98%) Java Developer
3 719 (15.52%) .NET Developer
4 587 (12.67%) Senior Developer
5 561 (12.11%) Software Engineer
6 491 (10.60%) Architect
7 391 (8.44%) C# Developer
8 287 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 271 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 257 (5.55%) Java Engineer
11 253 (5.46%) Full Stack Developer
12 228 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
13 223 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
14 204 (4.40%) Software Developer
15 164 (3.54%) AWS Engineer
15 164 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
16 152 (3.28%) React Developer
17 143 (3.09%) Lead Developer
18 127 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
19 125 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,535 (33.12%) .NET
2 1,109 (23.93%) React
3 1,004 (21.67%) Node.js
4 992 (21.41%) AngularJS
5 961 (20.74%) .NET Core
6 724 (15.62%) Spring
7 634 (13.68%) RESTful
8 623 (13.44%) HTML
9 612 (13.21%) Web Services
10 610 (13.16%) REST
11 604 (13.03%) ASP.NET
12 582 (12.56%) CSS
13 557 (12.02%) .NET Framework
14 506 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 506 (10.92%) Spring Boot
15 423 (9.13%) Vue.js
16 393 (8.48%) Kafka
17 383 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
18 290 (6.26%) Entity Framework
19 283 (6.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 467 (10.08%) Greenfield Project
2 246 (5.31%) Cloud Native
3 196 (4.23%) Hedge funds
4 179 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 174 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 165 (3.56%) User Experience
7 147 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
8 105 (2.27%) Public Cloud
9 102 (2.20%) Equities
10 101 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
11 97 (2.09%) Algorithms
12 74 (1.60%) Derivative
12 74 (1.60%) Fixed Income
13 73 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 66 (1.42%) Data Structures
15 57 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
16 51 (1.10%) Tandem
17 45 (0.97%) Blog
18 44 (0.95%) Virtual Team
19 37 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 424 (9.15%) Linux
2 178 (3.84%) Windows
3 79 (1.70%) Android
4 77 (1.66%) Unix
5 71 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 53 (1.14%) CentOS
7 41 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 23 (0.50%) VMS
9 17 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.32%) Windows Server
11 9 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.17%) Debian
13 7 (0.15%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.043%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.043%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,604 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,603 (34.59%) DevOps
3 1,378 (29.74%) TDD
4 1,259 (27.17%) Software Engineering
5 998 (21.54%) Scrum
6 726 (15.67%) BDD
7 619 (13.36%) MVC
8 567 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 565 (12.19%) Test Automation
10 545 (11.76%) Fintech
11 421 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 402 (8.68%) Kanban
13 385 (8.31%) Open Source
14 328 (7.08%) Machine Learning
15 322 (6.95%) OO
16 317 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
17 292 (6.30%) E-Commerce
18 282 (6.09%) Artificial Intelligence
19 259 (5.59%) Analytics
20 253 (5.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1,806 (38.97%) Java
2 1,590 (34.31%) JavaScript
3 1,467 (31.66%) C#
4 959 (20.69%) SQL
5 873 (18.84%) Python
6 562 (12.13%) TypeScript
7 392 (8.46%) Java 8
8 267 (5.76%) Go
9 246 (5.31%) Scala
10 193 (4.16%) Kotlin
11 189 (4.08%) PHP
12 147 (3.17%) C++
12 147 (3.17%) Ruby
13 102 (2.20%) T-SQL
14 97 (2.09%) PowerShell
15 95 (2.05%) Bash Shell
16 66 (1.42%) ES6
17 64 (1.38%) F#
18 56 (1.21%) Shell Script
19 47 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 368 (7.94%) Degree
2 140 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 63 (1.36%) AWS Certification
5 58 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 38 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 37 (0.80%) Sun Certification
8 19 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.30%) ISEB
11 12 (0.26%) PhD
12 10 (0.22%) CCNA
13 9 (0.19%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.15%) CISSP
15 6 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 6 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
16 4 (0.086%) CEH
16 4 (0.086%) MBA
17 3 (0.065%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (5.27%) QA
2 24 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.43%) NIST
4 16 (0.35%) SLA
5 14 (0.30%) GDPR
5 14 (0.30%) NCSC
5 14 (0.30%) NIST 800
6 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.086%) COBIT
7 4 (0.086%) ISO 13485
8 3 (0.065%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.043%) MiFID
9 2 (0.043%) PMO
9 2 (0.043%) WCAG
10 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.022%) PSD2
System Software
1 1,494 (32.24%) Docker
2 32 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.47%) vSphere
4 21 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.15%) Postfix
8 5 (0.11%) Varnish
8 5 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.086%) GPFS
9 4 (0.086%) Lustre
9 4 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.086%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 4 (0.086%) Xen
10 2 (0.043%) vCloud
11 1 (0.022%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.022%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.022%) iptables
11 1 (0.022%) LXC
11 1 (0.022%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1,223 (26.39%) Kubernetes
2 370 (7.98%) Terraform
3 270 (5.83%) Ansible
4 168 (3.63%) Puppet
5 92 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
6 74 (1.60%) Prometheus
7 66 (1.42%) Grafana
8 38 (0.82%) Graphite
9 26 (0.56%) Istio
10 24 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
11 20 (0.43%) Packer
12 19 (0.41%) Consul
13 18 (0.39%) Kibana
14 16 (0.35%) Mesos
15 14 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
16 12 (0.26%) Marathon
16 12 (0.26%) Rancher
16 12 (0.26%) Salt
17 8 (0.17%) Nagios
18 7 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 477 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 351 (7.57%) Google
3 259 (5.59%) Oracle
4 74 (1.60%) SAP
5 44 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 43 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 42 (0.91%) VMware
8 38 (0.82%) IBM
9 36 (0.78%) Atlassian
10 29 (0.63%) Foundry
11 27 (0.58%) Splunk
11 27 (0.58%) TIBCO
12 25 (0.54%) Xamarin
13 24 (0.52%) Apple
13 24 (0.52%) MuleSoft
14 22 (0.47%) Adobe
15 21 (0.45%) Tableau
16 20 (0.43%) Sitecore
17 18 (0.39%) New Relic
18 17 (0.37%) Veracode