Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 135 303
Rank change year-on-year +70 +168 +521
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 7,024 4,288 1,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.42% 2.57% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 2.81% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,568 3,507 1,679
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 144,917 152,416 169,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.15% 91.50% 90.84%
Number of salaries quoted 116,221 122,232 142,791
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,690
% change year-on-year - +4.84% +0.40%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 +46 4,357 £70,000 - 653
South East +71 835 £57,500 +4.55% 129
North of England +132 750 £47,500 +5.56% 164
North West +137 488 £50,000 +11.11% 85
Midlands +106 447 £52,500 +16.67% 64
East of England +133 352 £55,000 - 48
South West +24 263 £55,000 +15.79% 27
West Midlands +54 242 £50,000 +17.65% 39
Yorkshire +77 230 £47,500 -5.00% 62
East Midlands +131 211 £55,250 +10.50% 25
North East -2 33 £41,250 +3.13% 17
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 4,555 (64.85%) Agile Software Development
2 3,658 (52.08%) Java
3 2,467 (35.12%) Amazon AWS
4 2,461 (35.04%) DevOps
5 2,234 (31.81%) TDD
6 2,113 (30.08%) JavaScript
7 1,972 (28.08%) Docker
8 1,942 (27.65%) Software Engineering
9 1,771 (25.21%) .NET
10 1,760 (25.06%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,723 (24.53%) C#
12 1,712 (24.37%) Finance
13 1,695 (24.13%) Spring
14 1,606 (22.86%) AngularJS
15 1,582 (22.52%) SQL
16 1,507 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
17 1,483 (21.11%) Scrum
18 1,450 (20.64%) RESTful
19 1,387 (19.75%) Web Services
20 1,283 (18.27%) REST
21 1,181 (16.81%) React
22 1,152 (16.40%) NoSQL
23 1,143 (16.27%) Python
24 1,122 (15.97%) HTML
25 1,095 (15.59%) Java 8
26 1,092 (15.55%) Jenkins
27 1,088 (15.49%) Git (software)
28 1,065 (15.16%) MVC
29 1,026 (14.61%) CSS
30 992 (14.12%) Test Automation

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
1 378 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
2 230 (3.27%) CMS
3 210 (2.99%) Confluence
4 188 (2.68%) Apache Spark
5 166 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 148 (2.11%) Apache
7 122 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
8 115 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 97 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 95 (1.35%) JBoss
11 90 (1.28%) EPiServer
12 72 (1.03%) SharePoint
12 72 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 70 (1.00%) OpenStack
14 63 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 45 (0.64%) NServiceBus
16 44 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 36 (0.51%) IIS
18 35 (0.50%) Apache Solr
19 33 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (0.19%) Chatbot
1 13 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.13%) Maya
4 7 (0.100%) Adobe Premiere
4 7 (0.100%) HipChat
4 7 (0.100%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.014%) Mingle
6 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.014%) Weka
Business Applications
1 81 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
3 58 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
4 41 (0.58%) Eloqua
5 11 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (0.14%) Magento
7 9 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.085%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.085%) SDL Web 8
10 5 (0.071%) BASE24
10 5 (0.071%) Eagle PACE
10 5 (0.071%) Elite 3E
10 5 (0.071%) Front Arena
10 5 (0.071%) Postilion
10 5 (0.071%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.057%) Distributed Ledger
11 4 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.057%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 2,467 (35.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1,760 (25.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 447 (6.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 381 (5.42%) Serverless
5 316 (4.50%) SaaS
6 297 (4.23%) PaaS
7 188 (2.68%) GitHub
8 175 (2.49%) OpenShift
9 165 (2.35%) IaaS
10 161 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 157 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
12 146 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
13 120 (1.71%) npm
14 114 (1.62%) Amazon S3
15 111 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
16 66 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
17 40 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
17 40 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 30 (0.43%) Heroku
19 29 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 182 (2.59%) HTTP
2 94 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 68 (0.97%) Firewall
4 58 (0.83%) Internet
5 40 (0.57%) VPN
6 35 (0.50%) AMQP
6 35 (0.50%) DNS
7 21 (0.30%) IPv4
7 21 (0.30%) IPv6
7 21 (0.30%) SMS
8 18 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
9 17 (0.24%) SSH
10 16 (0.23%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 16 (0.23%) SNMP
11 13 (0.19%) SMPP
12 11 (0.16%) FTP
12 11 (0.16%) SSL
13 9 (0.13%) LAN
14 8 (0.11%) Broadband
14 8 (0.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,152 (16.40%) NoSQL
2 949 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 765 (10.89%) MongoDB
4 577 (8.21%) Big Data
5 484 (6.89%) MySQL
6 432 (6.15%) Relational Database
7 419 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
8 344 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 245 (3.49%) Hadoop
10 211 (3.00%) RDBMS
11 179 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 172 (2.45%) Blockchain
13 160 (2.28%) Redis
14 87 (1.24%) Couchbase
15 81 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
16 74 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
16 74 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 70 (1.00%) CouchDB
18 69 (0.98%) Neo4j
19 65 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1,092 (15.55%) Jenkins
2 1,088 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 532 (7.57%) Maven
4 482 (6.86%) JIRA
5 362 (5.15%) Selenium
6 351 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 324 (4.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 302 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 299 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 298 (4.24%) JUnit
11 270 (3.84%) Visual Studio
12 245 (3.49%) Gradle
13 241 (3.43%) Cucumber
14 200 (2.85%) Vagrant
15 197 (2.80%) Subversion
16 172 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
17 146 (2.08%) gulp
18 127 (1.81%) Bitbucket
19 120 (1.71%) Mocha
20 118 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1,712 (24.37%) Finance
2 591 (8.41%) Banking
3 523 (7.45%) Retail
4 299 (4.26%) Games
5 227 (3.23%) Marketing
6 203 (2.89%) Front Office
7 164 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 145 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 133 (1.89%) Advertising
10 129 (1.84%) Law
11 99 (1.41%) Telecoms
12 86 (1.22%) Back Office
13 74 (1.05%) Publishing
14 72 (1.03%) Manufacturing
15 54 (0.77%) Automotive
15 54 (0.77%) Legal
16 42 (0.60%) Retail Banking
17 39 (0.56%) Electronics
18 20 (0.28%) Multimedia
19 11 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,764 (53.59%) Developer
2 1,736 (24.72%) Java Developer
3 1,006 (14.32%) Senior Developer
4 875 (12.46%) Architect
5 874 (12.44%) Software Engineer
6 729 (10.38%) .NET Developer
7 588 (8.37%) C# Developer
8 539 (7.67%) Java Engineer
9 476 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
10 389 (5.54%) Solutions Architect
11 383 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
12 378 (5.38%) Lead Developer
13 375 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
14 365 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
15 340 (4.84%) Software Developer
16 307 (4.37%) AWS Developer
17 305 (4.34%) Full Stack Developer
18 219 (3.12%) Senior Software Engineer
19 203 (2.89%) Agile Developer
20 197 (2.80%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,771 (25.21%) .NET
2 1,695 (24.13%) Spring
3 1,606 (22.86%) AngularJS
4 1,450 (20.64%) RESTful
5 1,387 (19.75%) Web Services
6 1,283 (18.27%) REST
7 1,181 (16.81%) React
8 1,122 (15.97%) HTML
9 1,026 (14.61%) CSS
10 966 (13.75%) Node.js
11 877 (12.49%) Spring Boot
12 684 (9.74%) ASP.NET
13 633 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 565 (8.04%) HTML5
15 538 (7.66%) Hibernate
16 491 (6.99%) .NET Core
17 470 (6.69%) Kafka
18 465 (6.62%) jQuery
19 454 (6.46%) J2EE
20 399 (5.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 823 (11.72%) Greenfield Project
2 663 (9.44%) Fintech
3 490 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 448 (6.38%) User Experience
5 313 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 283 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 277 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
8 228 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
9 224 (3.19%) Cloud Native
10 165 (2.35%) Algorithms
11 142 (2.02%) Public Cloud
12 141 (2.01%) Hedge funds
13 110 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
14 100 (1.42%) N-Tier
15 95 (1.35%) Data Structures
16 94 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 85 (1.21%) Blog
18 84 (1.20%) Management Information System
19 83 (1.18%) Virtual Team
20 75 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 974 (13.87%) Linux
2 290 (4.13%) Windows
3 213 (3.03%) Unix
4 154 (2.19%) Android
5 130 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 50 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 39 (0.56%) CentOS
8 36 (0.51%) Debian
9 31 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.31%) Windows Server
11 21 (0.30%) FreeBSD
12 12 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.14%) CoreOS
14 9 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
14 9 (0.13%) Solaris
15 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.085%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.071%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.043%) DC/OS
19 2 (0.028%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,555 (64.85%) Agile Software Development
2 2,461 (35.04%) DevOps
3 2,234 (31.81%) TDD
4 1,942 (27.65%) Software Engineering
5 1,507 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
6 1,483 (21.11%) Scrum
7 1,065 (15.16%) MVC
8 992 (14.12%) Test Automation
9 986 (14.04%) SOA
10 960 (13.67%) BDD
11 840 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
12 805 (11.46%) Open Source
13 717 (10.21%) OO
14 712 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
15 692 (9.85%) Mentoring
16 591 (8.41%) E-Commerce
17 508 (7.23%) SOLID
18 481 (6.85%) Pair Programming
19 440 (6.26%) SDLC
20 436 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3,658 (52.08%) Java
2 2,113 (30.08%) JavaScript
3 1,723 (24.53%) C#
4 1,582 (22.52%) SQL
5 1,143 (16.27%) Python
6 1,095 (15.59%) Java 8
7 560 (7.97%) Scala
8 375 (5.34%) Go
9 370 (5.27%) PHP
10 356 (5.07%) Ruby
11 259 (3.69%) T-SQL
12 221 (3.15%) TypeScript
13 219 (3.12%) Bash Shell
14 182 (2.59%) PowerShell
15 172 (2.45%) C++
16 160 (2.28%) C
17 127 (1.81%) Groovy
18 117 (1.67%) Perl
19 115 (1.64%) Kotlin
20 103 (1.47%) ES6
Qualifications
1 689 (9.81%) Degree
2 226 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 87 (1.24%) Master's Degree
4 78 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 73 (1.04%) AWS Certification
6 60 (0.85%) SAFe Agilist
7 40 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 30 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.28%) ISEB
9 20 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 19 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
11 14 (0.20%) PhD
12 13 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (0.16%) DBS Check
14 10 (0.14%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
15 8 (0.11%) MCP
15 8 (0.11%) MCPD
16 7 (0.100%) CISSP
16 7 (0.100%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (5.94%) QA
2 201 (2.86%) GCP
3 67 (0.95%) GDPR
4 43 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.37%) SLA
6 15 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.11%) PSD2
9 6 (0.085%) COBIT
9 6 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.085%) PA-DSS
10 3 (0.043%) ISO 20022
10 3 (0.043%) PMO
11 2 (0.028%) MiFID
11 2 (0.028%) WCAG
12 1 (0.014%) HL7
12 1 (0.014%) OASIS TOSCA
12 1 (0.014%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,972 (28.08%) Docker
2 96 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.21%) iptables
4 15 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (0.13%) HDFS
6 8 (0.11%) XenServer
7 7 (0.100%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.100%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.100%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.071%) KVM
8 5 (0.071%) Varnish
8 5 (0.071%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.071%) vSphere
9 4 (0.057%) NFS
10 3 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.043%) XenApp
10 3 (0.043%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 933 (13.28%) Kubernetes
2 710 (10.11%) Ansible
3 628 (8.94%) Terraform
4 505 (7.19%) Puppet
5 500 (7.12%) Opscode Chef
6 92 (1.31%) Salt
7 77 (1.10%) Consul
8 69 (0.98%) Kibana
9 68 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
10 58 (0.83%) Packer
11 56 (0.80%) Nagios
12 54 (0.77%) Grafana
13 51 (0.73%) Graphite
14 50 (0.71%) ZABBIX
15 43 (0.61%) Prometheus
16 35 (0.50%) Opsview
17 34 (0.48%) Mesos
18 32 (0.46%) Marathon
19 28 (0.40%) Rundeck
20 26 (0.37%) Rancher
Vendors
1 645 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 498 (7.09%) Oracle
3 456 (6.49%) Google
4 165 (2.35%) SAP
5 139 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 116 (1.65%) VMware
7 108 (1.54%) Sitecore
8 103 (1.47%) IBM
9 95 (1.35%) Splunk
10 91 (1.30%) hybris
11 83 (1.18%) Atlassian
12 68 (0.97%) WorldPay
13 58 (0.83%) Xamarin
14 56 (0.80%) Adobe
14 56 (0.80%) Nintex
15 55 (0.78%) AppDynamics
15 55 (0.78%) Capita
15 55 (0.78%) MuleSoft
16 52 (0.74%) Zend
17 48 (0.68%) Apigee