Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 38 55
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 +58
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 3,881 7,319 7,416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 8.66% 5.82% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 6.31% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,871 6,497 6,167
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,750 £95,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%

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 41,476 116,064 140,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.53% 92.23% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34,455 92,384 113,050
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,600 £30,000 £29,443
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 +12 2,134 £75,000 - 457
South East +41 632 £60,000 - 160
North of England +17 510 £55,000 +4.76% 213
North West +19 324 £55,000 +4.76% 137
Midlands +78 286 £55,000 +10.00% 98
South West +47 199 £52,360 +4.72% 63
West Midlands +88 182 £57,500 +15.00% 49
Yorkshire +24 152 £50,000 - 44
East Midlands +49 104 £55,000 +10.00% 49
East of England +34 80 £52,500 -12.50% 55
North East +13 34 £47,500 -12.83% 32
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 2,163 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1,557 (40.12%) AWS
3 1,503 (38.73%) DevOps
4 1,463 (37.70%) Java
5 1,377 (35.48%) JavaScript
6 1,342 (34.58%) Azure
7 1,224 (31.54%) Docker
8 1,216 (31.33%) .NET
9 1,127 (29.04%) C#
10 1,025 (26.41%) Kubernetes
11 1,010 (26.02%) Software Engineering
12 975 (25.12%) TDD
13 873 (22.49%) React
14 854 (22.00%) Finance
15 839 (21.62%) SQL
16 796 (20.51%) Python
17 758 (19.53%) .NET Core
18 751 (19.35%) Node.js
19 720 (18.55%) Scrum
20 713 (18.37%) AngularJS
21 650 (16.75%) NoSQL
22 636 (16.39%) Spring
23 604 (15.56%) Git (software)
24 603 (15.54%) SQL Server
25 573 (14.76%) REST
26 570 (14.69%) Test Automation
27 564 (14.53%) RESTful
28 530 (13.66%) HTML
29 512 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
30 498 (12.83%) Fintech

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
1 224 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
2 147 (3.79%) Apache
3 106 (2.73%) Confluence
4 86 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 55 (1.42%) NServiceBus
6 43 (1.11%) CMS
7 41 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 32 (0.82%) IIS
9 31 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
10 26 (0.67%) nginx
10 26 (0.67%) SharePoint
11 25 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.57%) WebLogic
13 19 (0.49%) JBoss
14 16 (0.41%) Umbraco
15 13 (0.33%) Headless CMS
15 13 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 11 (0.28%) GlassFish
16 11 (0.28%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (0.64%) Chatbot
2 19 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 57 (1.47%) R3 Corda
2 54 (1.39%) Distributed Ledger
3 19 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
4 9 (0.23%) Sentinel
4 9 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 8 (0.21%) Magento
6 7 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 7 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.10%) Eikon
8 4 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.052%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.052%) SAP FI-CA
10 2 (0.052%) SAP PSCD
10 2 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.026%) Actimize
11 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.026%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,557 (40.12%) AWS
2 1,342 (34.58%) Azure
3 425 (10.95%) GCP
4 393 (10.13%) Serverless
5 338 (8.71%) SaaS
6 279 (7.19%) AWS Lambda
7 214 (5.51%) PaaS
8 161 (4.15%) GitHub
9 148 (3.81%) IaaS
10 145 (3.74%) Amazon ECS
11 127 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
12 85 (2.19%) OpenShift
13 72 (1.86%) Apigee
14 60 (1.55%) Amazon EKS
15 56 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
16 48 (1.24%) npm
17 45 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
18 42 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
19 40 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 37 (0.95%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 101 (2.60%) HTTP
2 58 (1.49%) Internet
3 36 (0.93%) Skype
4 34 (0.88%) Firewall
5 33 (0.85%) DNS
6 16 (0.41%) AMQP
6 16 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.33%) Network Security
8 12 (0.31%) Kerberos
9 9 (0.23%) SSL
10 7 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.18%) SSH
11 6 (0.15%) WAN
11 6 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.15%) Wireless
11 6 (0.15%) X.509
12 5 (0.13%) BGP
12 5 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.13%) LAN
12 5 (0.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 650 (16.75%) NoSQL
2 603 (15.54%) SQL Server
3 421 (10.85%) MongoDB
4 310 (7.99%) PostgreSQL
5 304 (7.83%) MySQL
6 211 (5.44%) Big Data
7 175 (4.51%) Relational Database
8 121 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
8 121 (3.12%) Redis
9 106 (2.73%) Amazon Redshift
10 95 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 92 (2.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 84 (2.16%) Hadoop
13 83 (2.14%) Blockchain
14 50 (1.29%) SQL Server 2019
15 41 (1.06%) RDBMS
15 41 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 41 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 39 (1.00%) Data Lake
17 33 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 604 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 497 (12.81%) Jenkins
3 223 (5.75%) JIRA
4 205 (5.28%) GitLab
5 142 (3.66%) JUnit
6 129 (3.32%) Selenium
7 126 (3.25%) Maven
8 92 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 91 (2.34%) Mockito
10 85 (2.19%) Artifactory
11 79 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 76 (1.96%) TeamCity
13 66 (1.70%) Cucumber
14 62 (1.60%) SonarQube
15 60 (1.55%) NUnit
16 54 (1.39%) Bitbucket
17 48 (1.24%) Visual Studio
18 47 (1.21%) SpecFlow
19 41 (1.06%) webpack
20 40 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 854 (22.00%) Finance
2 263 (6.78%) Banking
3 117 (3.01%) Public Sector
4 102 (2.63%) Back Office
5 96 (2.47%) Front Office
6 82 (2.11%) Retail
7 76 (1.96%) Games
8 70 (1.80%) Law
9 61 (1.57%) Marketing
10 51 (1.31%) Publishing
11 40 (1.03%) Telecoms
12 33 (0.85%) Advertising
13 32 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.46%) Electronics
14 18 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.36%) Legal
16 12 (0.31%) Local Government
17 10 (0.26%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,935 (49.86%) Developer
2 585 (15.07%) Java Developer
3 498 (12.83%) Architect
4 461 (11.88%) Software Engineer
5 454 (11.70%) Senior Developer
6 428 (11.03%) .NET Developer
7 262 (6.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 249 (6.42%) C# Developer
9 244 (6.29%) Solutions Architect
10 239 (6.16%) Full Stack Developer
11 203 (5.23%) Java Engineer
12 181 (4.66%) C# .NET Developer
13 156 (4.02%) Software Developer
14 148 (3.81%) AWS Engineer
15 145 (3.74%) Lead Developer
16 139 (3.58%) AWS Architect
17 123 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
18 122 (3.14%) Senior Software Engineer
19 115 (2.96%) Java Software Engineer
20 113 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,216 (31.33%) .NET
2 873 (22.49%) React
3 758 (19.53%) .NET Core
4 751 (19.35%) Node.js
5 713 (18.37%) AngularJS
6 636 (16.39%) Spring
7 573 (14.76%) REST
8 564 (14.53%) RESTful
9 530 (13.66%) HTML
10 497 (12.81%) CSS
11 489 (12.60%) Web Services
12 435 (11.21%) Kafka
13 407 (10.49%) Spring Boot
14 400 (10.31%) ASP.NET
15 383 (9.87%) .NET Framework
16 276 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 269 (6.93%) Vue.js
18 240 (6.18%) HTML5
19 222 (5.72%) JSON
20 203 (5.23%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 346 (8.92%) Greenfield Project
2 234 (6.03%) Cloud Native
3 184 (4.74%) Mobile App
4 168 (4.33%) Hedge funds
5 125 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
6 111 (2.86%) User Experience
7 109 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
8 97 (2.50%) Equities
9 89 (2.29%) Public Cloud
10 85 (2.19%) Fixed Income
11 77 (1.98%) Algorithms
12 76 (1.96%) Derivative
13 70 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 66 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
15 45 (1.16%) N-Tier
16 44 (1.13%) Blog
17 34 (0.88%) Virtual Team
18 33 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
18 33 (0.85%) Management Information System
19 32 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 292 (7.52%) Linux
2 134 (3.45%) Windows
3 70 (1.80%) Android
4 50 (1.29%) CentOS
5 48 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 44 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (0.90%) Unix
8 21 (0.54%) VMS
9 8 (0.21%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.18%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.10%) Debian
12 4 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.052%) Robot Operating System
13 2 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,163 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1,503 (38.73%) DevOps
3 1,010 (26.02%) Software Engineering
4 975 (25.12%) TDD
5 720 (18.55%) Scrum
6 570 (14.69%) Test Automation
7 512 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
8 498 (12.83%) Fintech
9 462 (11.90%) BDD
10 431 (11.11%) MVC
11 428 (11.03%) Mentoring
12 347 (8.94%) Open Source
13 263 (6.78%) OO
14 243 (6.26%) SOLID
15 238 (6.13%) Analytics
15 238 (6.13%) SOA
16 234 (6.03%) Machine Learning
17 233 (6.00%) Unit Testing
18 219 (5.64%) Computer Science
19 216 (5.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,463 (37.70%) Java
2 1,377 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 1,127 (29.04%) C#
4 839 (21.62%) SQL
5 796 (20.51%) Python
6 360 (9.28%) TypeScript
7 271 (6.98%) Go
8 270 (6.96%) Java 8
9 223 (5.75%) Scala
10 184 (4.74%) Kotlin
11 136 (3.50%) Ruby
12 133 (3.43%) PHP
13 129 (3.32%) C++
14 84 (2.16%) PowerShell
15 81 (2.09%) T-SQL
16 57 (1.47%) Shell Script
17 49 (1.26%) C
17 49 (1.26%) Clojure
18 47 (1.21%) Bash Shell
18 47 (1.21%) ES6
Qualifications
1 376 (9.69%) Degree
2 140 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 137 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 115 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 74 (1.91%) AWS Certification
6 57 (1.47%) Sun Certification
7 30 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 29 (0.75%) ISEB
9 28 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 23 (0.59%) PhD
11 22 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (0.54%) CCNA
13 10 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.18%) CISSP
16 6 (0.15%) CISM
16 6 (0.15%) Master's Degree
17 5 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
18 4 (0.10%) CISA
19 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (5.80%) QA
2 24 (0.62%) GDPR
3 20 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.41%) NIST
5 14 (0.36%) SLA
6 10 (0.26%) NCSC
6 10 (0.26%) NIST 800
7 8 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.077%) WCAG
10 2 (0.052%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.052%) MiFID
10 2 (0.052%) PMO
10 2 (0.052%) PSD2
10 2 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.052%) TARGET2
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,224 (31.54%) Docker
2 21 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.33%) Postfix
4 12 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.21%) vSphere
7 7 (0.18%) Varnish
8 4 (0.10%) HDFS
9 3 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.077%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.077%) zsh
10 2 (0.052%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.052%) LXC
11 1 (0.026%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.026%) Gluster
11 1 (0.026%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.026%) vCloud
11 1 (0.026%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.026%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1,025 (26.41%) Kubernetes
2 404 (10.41%) Terraform
3 210 (5.41%) Ansible
4 173 (4.46%) Puppet
5 95 (2.45%) Grafana
6 93 (2.40%) Prometheus
7 70 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
8 40 (1.03%) Graphite
9 32 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
10 28 (0.72%) Istio
11 12 (0.31%) MIIS
12 10 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
12 10 (0.26%) Kibana
13 7 (0.18%) Packer
14 6 (0.15%) Nagios
15 5 (0.13%) Consul
15 5 (0.13%) HP Fortify
15 5 (0.13%) Mesos
15 5 (0.13%) Salt
16 4 (0.10%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 364 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 295 (7.60%) Google
3 181 (4.66%) Oracle
4 68 (1.75%) SAP
5 52 (1.34%) VMware
6 42 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (1.06%) IBM
8 39 (1.00%) Red Hat
9 32 (0.82%) Splunk
10 28 (0.72%) Zend
11 27 (0.70%) Atlassian
12 24 (0.62%) New Relic
13 21 (0.54%) Apple
14 20 (0.52%) Adobe
15 19 (0.49%) hybris
16 16 (0.41%) Databricks
16 16 (0.41%) MuleSoft
17 15 (0.39%) Xamarin
18 14 (0.36%) TIBCO
19 12 (0.31%) Cisco