Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 232 523
Rank change year-on-year +129 +291 +643
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 5233 2643 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.11% 1.51% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 1.69% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 2194 935
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -14.29%

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 151338 156057 180320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.94% 89.43% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 120893 130537 150730
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +68 3375 £70,000 +7.69% 304
South East +210 673 £55,000 - 47
North of England +107 406 £50,000 - 72
South West +166 353 £50,000 - 30
Midlands +73 267 £45,000 -10.00% 18
North West +141 265 £47,500 +5.56% 47
West Midlands +57 178 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East of England +89 151 £55,000 -16.67% 13
Yorkshire +25 123 £52,500 - 24
East Midlands +66 89 £45,000 -10.00% 12
North East -2 18 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 3453 (65.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2669 (51.00%) Java
3 1817 (34.72%) TDD
4 1778 (33.98%) JavaScript
5 1715 (32.77%) Amazon AWS
6 1484 (28.36%) DevOps
7 1456 (27.82%) .NET
8 1400 (26.75%) Software Engineering
9 1309 (25.01%) C#
10 1259 (24.06%) Docker
11 1224 (23.39%) REST
12 1205 (23.03%) Finance
13 1201 (22.95%) Spring
14 1192 (22.78%) Scrum
15 1147 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
16 1103 (21.08%) SQL
17 1067 (20.39%) Git (software)
18 1062 (20.29%) HTML
19 1005 (19.21%) AngularJS
20 1001 (19.13%) NoSQL
21 986 (18.84%) RESTful
22 956 (18.27%) BDD
23 937 (17.91%) Web Services
24 917 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
25 914 (17.47%) Linux
26 873 (16.68%) CSS
27 859 (16.42%) MVC
28 845 (16.15%) Node.js
29 836 (15.98%) SOA
30 832 (15.90%) Python

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
1 372 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
2 232 (4.43%) Apache Spark
3 192 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 188 (3.59%) Apache
5 135 (2.58%) Confluence
6 105 (2.01%) JBoss
7 101 (1.93%) CMS
8 93 (1.78%) WebSphere
9 78 (1.49%) Apache Solr
10 73 (1.39%) NServiceBus
11 70 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 68 (1.30%) WebLogic
13 58 (1.11%) OpenStack
14 39 (0.75%) nginx
15 38 (0.73%) IIS
15 38 (0.73%) Jetty
16 32 (0.61%) Sitefinity
17 29 (0.55%) Apache Geronimo
18 28 (0.54%) WildFly
19 26 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.096%) HipChat
3 5 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.038%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.019%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.019%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
2 24 (0.46%) Magento
3 22 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.25%) Eloqua
6 7 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.13%) Workday HCM
7 6 (0.11%) RMDS
8 4 (0.076%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.076%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.057%) SessionCam
9 3 (0.057%) Social Studio
10 2 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.038%) Unica
11 1 (0.019%) MetaTrader
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.019%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1715 (32.77%) Amazon AWS
2 917 (17.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 359 (6.86%) SaaS
4 203 (3.88%) PaaS
5 196 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 182 (3.48%) GitHub
7 160 (3.06%) Serverless
8 133 (2.54%) IaaS
9 107 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
10 102 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
11 94 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
12 87 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
13 86 (1.64%) OpenShift
14 59 (1.13%) Amazon S3
15 56 (1.07%) npm
16 48 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
17 32 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
17 32 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
18 29 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 28 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 166 (3.17%) HTTP
2 80 (1.53%) Internet
3 63 (1.20%) Firewall
4 52 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 33 (0.63%) DNS
6 31 (0.59%) SSL
7 24 (0.46%) AMQP
8 16 (0.31%) VPN
9 14 (0.27%) FTP
9 14 (0.27%) SMPP
10 13 (0.25%) Broadband
11 12 (0.23%) MQTT
12 11 (0.21%) SMTP
13 9 (0.17%) BGP
13 9 (0.17%) SMS
14 8 (0.15%) Kerberos
15 7 (0.13%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.13%) Network Security
16 5 (0.096%) OpenVPN
16 5 (0.096%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1001 (19.13%) NoSQL
2 647 (12.36%) MongoDB
3 621 (11.87%) SQL Server
4 509 (9.73%) MySQL
5 469 (8.96%) Big Data
6 399 (7.62%) Relational Database
7 312 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
8 303 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 257 (4.91%) Redis
10 194 (3.71%) Hadoop
11 150 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 118 (2.25%) RDBMS
13 84 (1.61%) Neo4j
14 76 (1.45%) HBase
15 68 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
16 59 (1.13%) Blockchain
17 55 (1.05%) Oracle Database
18 50 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
19 46 (0.88%) Couchbase
20 43 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1067 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 766 (14.64%) Jenkins
3 432 (8.26%) Maven
4 357 (6.82%) TeamCity
5 322 (6.15%) JIRA
6 300 (5.73%) Cucumber
7 275 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 224 (4.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 223 (4.26%) JUnit
10 199 (3.80%) Selenium
11 184 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 171 (3.27%) Subversion
13 160 (3.06%) Gradle
14 125 (2.39%) MSBuild
15 114 (2.18%) Visual Studio
16 109 (2.08%) Hudson
17 104 (1.99%) gulp
18 82 (1.57%) webpack
19 77 (1.47%) Bitbucket
20 75 (1.43%) Eclipse
General
1 1205 (23.03%) Finance
2 508 (9.71%) Banking
3 319 (6.10%) Retail
4 268 (5.12%) Games
5 230 (4.40%) Marketing
6 158 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 133 (2.54%) Investment Banking
8 130 (2.48%) Manufacturing
9 112 (2.14%) Electronics
10 104 (1.99%) Front Office
11 97 (1.85%) Retail Banking
12 91 (1.74%) Law
13 75 (1.43%) Advertising
14 57 (1.09%) Billing
15 47 (0.90%) Legal
16 39 (0.75%) Back Office
16 39 (0.75%) Publishing
17 29 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.46%) Financial Institution
19 22 (0.42%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 2934 (56.07%) Developer
2 1243 (23.75%) Java Developer
3 841 (16.07%) Senior Developer
4 638 (12.19%) Architect
5 534 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 519 (9.92%) Software Engineer
7 491 (9.38%) C# Developer
8 371 (7.09%) Senior Java Developer
9 336 (6.42%) Java Engineer
10 335 (6.40%) C# .NET Developer
11 297 (5.68%) Software Developer
12 290 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer
13 276 (5.27%) Full Stack Developer
14 270 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
15 252 (4.82%) Agile Developer
16 249 (4.76%) Lead Developer
17 210 (4.01%) JavaScript Developer
18 198 (3.78%) Java Software Engineer
19 172 (3.29%) Java Software Developer
20 171 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1456 (27.82%) .NET
2 1224 (23.39%) REST
3 1201 (22.95%) Spring
4 1062 (20.29%) HTML
5 1005 (19.21%) AngularJS
6 986 (18.84%) RESTful
7 937 (17.91%) Web Services
8 873 (16.68%) CSS
9 845 (16.15%) Node.js
10 745 (14.24%) React
11 636 (12.15%) ASP.NET
12 587 (11.22%) HTML5
13 494 (9.44%) Spring Boot
14 465 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 458 (8.75%) Hibernate
16 373 (7.13%) J2EE
17 343 (6.55%) Kafka
18 325 (6.21%) jQuery
19 314 (6.00%) SOAP
20 295 (5.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 664 (12.69%) Greenfield Project
2 502 (9.59%) Computer Science
3 407 (7.78%) Fintech
4 325 (6.21%) User Experience
5 238 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 224 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
7 174 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 137 (2.62%) Online Banking
9 124 (2.37%) Algorithms
10 106 (2.03%) Public Cloud
11 72 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 66 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
13 65 (1.24%) Derivative
14 64 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 63 (1.20%) iPad
16 62 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
17 60 (1.15%) Online Games
18 59 (1.13%) Cloud Native
19 51 (0.97%) Hedge funds
20 50 (0.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 914 (17.47%) Linux
2 289 (5.52%) Windows
3 247 (4.72%) Unix
4 170 (3.25%) Android
5 154 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 33 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 32 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 30 (0.57%) CentOS
9 17 (0.32%) Debian
10 14 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.076%) Nucleus RTOS
15 2 (0.038%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.038%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.038%) Fedora
15 2 (0.038%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.038%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3453 (65.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1817 (34.72%) TDD
3 1484 (28.36%) DevOps
4 1400 (26.75%) Software Engineering
5 1192 (22.78%) Scrum
6 1147 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
7 956 (18.27%) BDD
8 859 (16.42%) MVC
9 836 (15.98%) SOA
10 710 (13.57%) Test Automation
11 660 (12.61%) Open Source
12 541 (10.34%) OO
13 539 (10.30%) Continuous Delivery
14 512 (9.78%) Mentoring
15 496 (9.48%) SOLID
16 474 (9.06%) E-Commerce
17 378 (7.22%) SDLC
18 362 (6.92%) Unit Testing
19 356 (6.80%) Analytics
20 340 (6.50%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 2669 (51.00%) Java
2 1778 (33.98%) JavaScript
3 1309 (25.01%) C#
4 1103 (21.08%) SQL
5 832 (15.90%) Python
6 465 (8.89%) Scala
7 374 (7.15%) PHP
8 342 (6.54%) Ruby
9 304 (5.81%) Go
10 204 (3.90%) C++
11 196 (3.75%) PowerShell
12 162 (3.10%) ES6
13 150 (2.87%) C
14 148 (2.83%) Bash Shell
15 128 (2.45%) Groovy
15 128 (2.45%) TypeScript
16 103 (1.97%) Shell Script
17 92 (1.76%) Clojure
18 75 (1.43%) Perl
19 69 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 557 (10.64%) Degree
2 250 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 54 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 50 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (0.92%) MCP
6 48 (0.92%) MCPD
7 38 (0.73%) Master's Degree
8 26 (0.50%) PhD
9 15 (0.29%) ISEB
9 15 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 9 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.13%) CISSP
14 5 (0.096%) CISM
14 5 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.057%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.057%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (7.59%) QA
2 63 (1.20%) GCP
3 16 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.31%) SLA
4 14 (0.27%) GDPR
5 5 (0.096%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.096%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.096%) PSD2
6 4 (0.076%) SSAE 16
7 3 (0.057%) COBIT
7 3 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.057%) TickIT
8 2 (0.038%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.038%) WCAG
9 1 (0.019%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.019%) HL7
9 1 (0.019%) MiFID
System Software
1 1259 (24.06%) Docker
2 27 (0.52%) HDFS
3 21 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.17%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.13%) iptables
8 7 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.076%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.076%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.038%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.038%) LXC
10 2 (0.038%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.038%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 437 (8.35%) Kubernetes
2 434 (8.29%) Ansible
3 395 (7.55%) Puppet
4 299 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 149 (2.85%) Terraform
6 36 (0.69%) Kibana
7 34 (0.65%) Mesos
8 31 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
9 25 (0.48%) Marathon
10 24 (0.46%) Salt
11 20 (0.38%) Prometheus
12 16 (0.31%) Grafana
12 16 (0.31%) logstash
12 16 (0.31%) Nagios
13 14 (0.27%) Rancher
14 13 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
15 12 (0.23%) HockeyApp
16 10 (0.19%) Consul
17 9 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
18 8 (0.15%) rkt
Vendors
1 443 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 432 (8.26%) Oracle
3 356 (6.80%) Google
4 120 (2.29%) SAP
5 71 (1.36%) Xamarin
6 69 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 67 (1.28%) VMware
8 66 (1.26%) IBM
9 62 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 62 (1.18%) Splunk
10 52 (0.99%) TIBCO
11 45 (0.86%) AppDynamics
11 45 (0.86%) MuleSoft
12 43 (0.82%) Zend
13 36 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 31 (0.59%) Apigee
15 27 (0.52%) Cognizant
16 26 (0.50%) webMethods
17 25 (0.48%) Apple
17 25 (0.48%) Sitecore