Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 58 116
Rank change year-on-year +19 +58 +163
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 7,319 7,354 4,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.77% 4.80% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 5.23% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,048 5,849 3,904
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,775 £90,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 116,826 140,723 151,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.14% 91.83% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 92,785 112,928 120,577
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,375 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +6 4,449 £75,000 +7.14% 680
South East +34 1,095 £60,000 +9.09% 159
North of England +34 919 £52,500 +5.00% 223
North West +34 583 £52,500 - 113
Midlands -29 306 £50,000 -7.41% 99
South West +12 300 £50,000 -9.09% 53
Yorkshire +6 289 £50,000 +5.26% 81
East of England +11 234 £60,000 +9.09% 74
West Midlands -27 157 £50,000 -4.76% 57
East Midlands -22 149 £52,500 -4.55% 40
North East +14 47 £52,243 +22.92% 29
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 4,326 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3,613 (49.36%) Java
3 2,884 (39.40%) AWS
4 2,479 (33.87%) Docker
5 2,435 (33.27%) DevOps
6 2,127 (29.06%) JavaScript
7 2,033 (27.78%) Software Engineering
8 1,890 (25.82%) Azure
9 1,845 (25.21%) Kubernetes
10 1,803 (24.63%) TDD
11 1,786 (24.40%) C#
12 1,762 (24.07%) .NET
13 1,608 (21.97%) Spring
14 1,508 (20.60%) Finance
15 1,450 (19.81%) SQL
16 1,335 (18.24%) Python
17 1,264 (17.27%) Git (software)
18 1,261 (17.23%) React
19 1,210 (16.53%) Scrum
20 1,191 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
21 1,111 (15.18%) AngularJS
22 1,100 (15.03%) RESTful
23 1,098 (15.00%) Spring Boot
24 1,049 (14.33%) Jenkins
25 1,017 (13.90%) Web Services
26 1,011 (13.81%) REST
27 930 (12.71%) Node.js
28 885 (12.09%) Java 8
29 846 (11.56%) Test Automation
30 840 (11.48%) 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
1 422 (5.77%) Confluence
2 260 (3.55%) Apache Spark
3 235 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
4 174 (2.38%) CMS
5 157 (2.15%) Apache
6 79 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
7 75 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 69 (0.94%) IIS
9 61 (0.83%) Apache Solr
10 59 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 54 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 47 (0.64%) nginx
13 46 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
14 43 (0.59%) OpenStack
15 36 (0.49%) WordPress
16 31 (0.42%) JBoss
17 29 (0.40%) Hyperledger
18 27 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 26 (0.36%) Anypoint
19 26 (0.36%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 31 (0.42%) MS Visio
2 11 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
2 11 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.068%) Gliffy
3 5 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.055%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.041%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.027%) Sketch
7 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.014%) InDesign
7 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
2 40 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
4 28 (0.38%) Magento
5 21 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
6 11 (0.15%) PolarLake
7 10 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
8 8 (0.11%) FINCAD Analytics
9 7 (0.096%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 6 (0.082%) Quorum
10 6 (0.082%) R3 Corda
11 4 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
12 3 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
12 3 (0.041%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.041%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.041%) SAP Retail
13 2 (0.027%) Exstream
13 2 (0.027%) Markit EDM
13 2 (0.027%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,884 (39.40%) AWS
2 1,890 (25.82%) Azure
3 760 (10.38%) GCP
4 627 (8.57%) Serverless
5 414 (5.66%) SaaS
6 355 (4.85%) AWS Lambda
7 346 (4.73%) PaaS
8 333 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
9 234 (3.20%) GitHub
10 222 (3.03%) Amazon S3
11 207 (2.83%) Amazon ECS
12 187 (2.55%) OpenShift
13 147 (2.01%) IaaS
14 142 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 142 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
15 135 (1.84%) Amazon SQS
16 68 (0.93%) Power Platform
17 67 (0.92%) Datadog
18 60 (0.82%) AWS Fargate
19 56 (0.77%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 166 (2.27%) HTTP
2 94 (1.28%) Internet
3 75 (1.02%) Firewall
4 68 (0.93%) VPN
5 64 (0.87%) DNS
6 62 (0.85%) TCP/IP
7 27 (0.37%) SSL
8 26 (0.36%) DHCP
9 12 (0.16%) Kerberos
10 11 (0.15%) Ethernet
10 11 (0.15%) FTP
11 10 (0.14%) Broadband
11 10 (0.14%) DMZ
11 10 (0.14%) Network Security
12 9 (0.12%) SMTP
13 8 (0.11%) Calico
13 8 (0.11%) Skype
14 7 (0.096%) AMQP
15 6 (0.082%) NFC
15 6 (0.082%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 831 (11.35%) NoSQL
2 764 (10.44%) SQL Server
3 630 (8.61%) MongoDB
4 587 (8.02%) Big Data
5 540 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
6 511 (6.98%) MySQL
7 422 (5.77%) Relational Database
8 284 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 248 (3.39%) Redis
10 174 (2.38%) Hadoop
11 169 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
12 167 (2.28%) RDBMS
13 135 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 131 (1.79%) Blockchain
15 124 (1.69%) Amazon Aurora
16 103 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
17 82 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
18 81 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 68 (0.93%) Power BI
20 62 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,264 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 1,049 (14.33%) Jenkins
3 625 (8.54%) JIRA
4 456 (6.23%) Maven
5 317 (4.33%) Selenium
6 253 (3.46%) Cucumber
6 253 (3.46%) JUnit
7 199 (2.72%) GitLab
8 175 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 171 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 165 (2.25%) Gradle
10 165 (2.25%) TeamCity
11 160 (2.19%) Bitbucket
12 155 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
13 138 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
14 133 (1.82%) webpack
15 122 (1.67%) Visual Studio
16 111 (1.52%) Artifactory
16 111 (1.52%) JMeter
17 105 (1.43%) Mockito
General
1 1,508 (20.60%) Finance
2 574 (7.84%) Retail
3 568 (7.76%) Banking
4 282 (3.85%) Front Office
5 189 (2.58%) Games
6 164 (2.24%) Marketing
7 151 (2.06%) Public Sector
8 129 (1.76%) Law
9 113 (1.54%) Investment Banking
10 105 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 55 (0.75%) Legal
12 52 (0.71%) Advertising
13 49 (0.67%) Manufacturing
14 46 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.52%) Billing
16 33 (0.45%) Back Office
17 29 (0.40%) Electronics
18 26 (0.36%) Automotive
19 23 (0.31%) Publishing
20 10 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4,081 (55.76%) Developer
2 1,777 (24.28%) Java Developer
3 1,144 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 919 (12.56%) Software Engineer
5 840 (11.48%) Architect
6 713 (9.74%) .NET Developer
7 608 (8.31%) C# Developer
8 560 (7.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 553 (7.56%) Java Engineer
10 482 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 411 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
12 375 (5.12%) Java Software Engineer
13 373 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
14 363 (4.96%) Software Developer
15 315 (4.30%) Lead Developer
16 286 (3.91%) AWS Engineer
17 285 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
18 284 (3.88%) AWS Developer
19 270 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
20 259 (3.54%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,762 (24.07%) .NET
2 1,608 (21.97%) Spring
3 1,261 (17.23%) React
4 1,111 (15.18%) AngularJS
5 1,100 (15.03%) RESTful
6 1,098 (15.00%) Spring Boot
7 1,017 (13.90%) Web Services
8 1,011 (13.81%) REST
9 930 (12.71%) Node.js
10 840 (11.48%) HTML
11 812 (11.09%) .NET Core
12 804 (10.99%) CSS
13 591 (8.07%) ASP.NET
14 577 (7.88%) Kafka
15 452 (6.18%) J2EE
16 420 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 414 (5.66%) HTML5
18 400 (5.47%) .NET Framework
19 322 (4.40%) JSON
20 303 (4.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 747 (10.21%) Greenfield Project
2 342 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 318 (4.34%) Cloud Native
4 259 (3.54%) User Experience
5 258 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 257 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 212 (2.90%) Public Cloud
8 198 (2.71%) Fixed Income
9 191 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 178 (2.43%) Algorithms
11 176 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
12 175 (2.39%) Equities
13 147 (2.01%) Derivative
14 136 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
15 126 (1.72%) Data Structures
16 120 (1.64%) Virtual Team
17 115 (1.57%) iPad
18 104 (1.42%) Hedge funds
19 93 (1.27%) Data Centre
20 65 (0.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 835 (11.41%) Linux
2 260 (3.55%) Windows
3 211 (2.88%) Unix
4 144 (1.97%) Android
5 131 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 82 (1.12%) CentOS
7 63 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 57 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 41 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 29 (0.40%) Debian
11 16 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 14 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.18%) AIX
14 11 (0.15%) Windows 10
14 11 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (0.11%) ThreadX
15 8 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.096%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.041%) CoreOS
18 2 (0.027%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,326 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2,435 (33.27%) DevOps
3 2,033 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 1,803 (24.63%) TDD
5 1,210 (16.53%) Scrum
6 1,191 (16.27%) Continuous Integration
7 846 (11.56%) Test Automation
8 786 (10.74%) E-Commerce
9 763 (10.42%) BDD
10 752 (10.27%) Mentoring
11 751 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
12 725 (9.91%) MVC
13 724 (9.89%) Fintech
14 697 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
15 693 (9.47%) SOA
16 574 (7.84%) Computer Science
17 549 (7.50%) OO
18 539 (7.36%) Open Source
19 537 (7.34%) Analytics
20 420 (5.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3,613 (49.36%) Java
2 2,127 (29.06%) JavaScript
3 1,786 (24.40%) C#
4 1,450 (19.81%) SQL
5 1,335 (18.24%) Python
6 885 (12.09%) Java 8
7 435 (5.94%) TypeScript
8 432 (5.90%) Scala
9 360 (4.92%) PHP
10 347 (4.74%) Go
11 303 (4.14%) Ruby
12 227 (3.10%) Kotlin
13 217 (2.96%) Bash Shell
14 208 (2.84%) ES6
15 198 (2.71%) R
16 134 (1.83%) T-SQL
17 125 (1.71%) C++
18 123 (1.68%) PowerShell
19 109 (1.49%) Perl
20 78 (1.07%) ES7
Qualifications
1 636 (8.69%) Degree
2 314 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 119 (1.63%) AWS Certification
4 89 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 36 (0.49%) Master's Degree
6 28 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 28 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
7 27 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 19 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
10 17 (0.23%) RHCE
11 13 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (0.14%) ISEB
12 10 (0.14%) SANS
13 9 (0.12%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.11%) MCSD
14 8 (0.11%) PhD
15 7 (0.096%) CISSP
15 7 (0.096%) RHCSA
16 6 (0.082%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (5.36%) QA
2 64 (0.87%) GDPR
3 56 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.19%) SLA
6 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.096%) NIST
7 7 (0.096%) TickIT
8 6 (0.082%) PSD2
8 6 (0.082%) WCAG
9 5 (0.068%) PMO
10 4 (0.055%) EMIR
10 4 (0.055%) MiFID
10 4 (0.055%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.027%) GAMP
12 1 (0.014%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.014%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2,479 (33.87%) Docker
2 61 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 44 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (0.44%) Varnish
5 27 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 21 (0.29%) HDFS
8 18 (0.25%) vSphere
9 14 (0.19%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.068%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.055%) NFS
12 3 (0.041%) etcd
12 3 (0.041%) iptables
13 2 (0.027%) Postfix
13 2 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.027%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.014%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.014%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,845 (25.21%) Kubernetes
2 603 (8.24%) Terraform
3 483 (6.60%) Ansible
4 284 (3.88%) Puppet
5 225 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
6 110 (1.50%) Prometheus
7 104 (1.42%) Mesos
8 102 (1.39%) Marathon
9 101 (1.38%) Kibana
10 92 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
11 87 (1.19%) Packer
12 75 (1.02%) Grafana
13 71 (0.97%) Rancher
14 67 (0.92%) Consul
15 37 (0.51%) logstash
16 32 (0.44%) Graphite
16 32 (0.44%) Istio
17 31 (0.42%) Salt
18 26 (0.36%) Nagios
19 24 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 718 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 470 (6.42%) Google
3 384 (5.25%) Oracle
4 182 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
5 159 (2.17%) SAP
6 138 (1.89%) WorldPay
7 111 (1.52%) Splunk
8 78 (1.07%) IBM
9 75 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 71 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 71 (0.97%) hybris
10 71 (0.97%) MuleSoft
11 70 (0.96%) AppDynamics
12 67 (0.92%) Sybase
13 65 (0.89%) New Relic
14 62 (0.85%) Adobe
14 62 (0.85%) Sitecore
15 50 (0.68%) VMware
16 45 (0.61%) Xamarin
17 40 (0.55%) Sage