Period
to 22 March 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 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 87 188
Rank change year-on-year +38 +101 +245
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 7,155 5,850 3,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.15% 3.55% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 3.87% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5,730 4,851 2,563
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% +5.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £39,087 £39,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 127,376 151,096 148,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.76% 91.81% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 101,419 124,079 123,055
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,155
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% +3.48%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,060 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £79,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +19 4,211 £72,500 +3.57% 340
South East +77 1,092 £55,000 - 57
North of England +72 799 £50,000 +5.26% 66
South West +33 460 £55,000 +10.00% 34
North West +38 434 £50,000 - 36
Midlands +22 364 £57,500 +17.35% 39
Yorkshire +125 322 £47,500 +5.56% 22
East of England +58 197 £55,000 -8.33% 17
East Midlands +37 187 £55,000 +12.24% 11
West Midlands +29 176 £60,000 +21.21% 28
North East +33 47 £54,000 +8.00% 8
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 4,336 (60.60%) Agile Software Development
2 3,566 (49.84%) Java
3 2,598 (36.31%) Amazon AWS
4 2,208 (30.86%) Docker
5 2,124 (29.69%) Software Engineering
6 2,058 (28.76%) JavaScript
7 1,939 (27.10%) DevOps
8 1,920 (26.83%) TDD
9 1,804 (25.21%) C#
10 1,783 (24.92%) .NET
11 1,708 (23.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 1,590 (22.22%) Spring
13 1,565 (21.87%) Finance
14 1,411 (19.72%) SQL
15 1,384 (19.34%) Kubernetes
15 1,384 (19.34%) AngularJS
16 1,229 (17.18%) Web Services
17 1,199 (16.76%) Python
18 1,187 (16.59%) RESTful
19 1,177 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
20 1,160 (16.21%) Scrum
21 1,142 (15.96%) REST
22 1,127 (15.75%) Test Automation
23 1,111 (15.53%) Node.js
24 1,096 (15.32%) HTML
25 1,048 (14.65%) React
26 1,044 (14.59%) Jenkins
27 1,036 (14.48%) Spring Boot
28 1,027 (14.35%) Git (software)
29 1,019 (14.24%) CSS

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
1 355 (4.96%) Elasticsearch
2 351 (4.91%) Confluence
3 223 (3.12%) Apache Spark
4 135 (1.89%) Apache
5 118 (1.65%) CMS
6 117 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 116 (1.62%) Tomcat
8 78 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 73 (1.02%) Apache Solr
10 61 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 45 (0.63%) JBoss
12 43 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 40 (0.56%) nginx
14 39 (0.55%) WordPress
15 38 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
16 35 (0.49%) OpenStack
17 33 (0.46%) NServiceBus
18 32 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 32 (0.45%) Mule
19 31 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 128 (1.79%) Chatbot
2 13 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.18%) Snapchat
3 12 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.098%) HipChat
6 5 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.042%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.028%) ArchiCAD
8 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.028%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.028%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.028%) Revit
8 2 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.014%) InVision
9 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 57 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.77%) thinkFolio
3 40 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 23 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
5 20 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
6 15 (0.21%) Temenos T24
7 8 (0.11%) Ripple
8 5 (0.070%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.070%) R3 Corda
9 4 (0.056%) Magento
10 3 (0.042%) SAP FI-CA
10 3 (0.042%) SAP PSCD
11 2 (0.028%) Actimize
11 2 (0.028%) Eloqua
11 2 (0.028%) Fredhopper
11 2 (0.028%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.028%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.028%) ReMetrica
11 2 (0.028%) Shopify
11 2 (0.028%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2,598 (36.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1,708 (23.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 627 (8.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 450 (6.29%) SaaS
5 392 (5.48%) Serverless
6 335 (4.68%) PaaS
7 263 (3.68%) GitHub
8 229 (3.20%) OpenShift
9 224 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
10 208 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
11 161 (2.25%) IaaS
12 146 (2.04%) Amazon S3
13 139 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
14 132 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 73 (1.02%) Slack
16 57 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
17 55 (0.77%) Apigee
18 50 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 50 (0.70%) npm
19 48 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 197 (2.75%) HTTP
2 87 (1.22%) Firewall
3 85 (1.19%) Internet
4 65 (0.91%) VPN
5 64 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 49 (0.68%) DNS
7 37 (0.52%) Broadband
8 29 (0.41%) Intranet
9 21 (0.29%) SSL
10 20 (0.28%) VLAN
11 18 (0.25%) AMQP
11 18 (0.25%) WAN
12 17 (0.24%) Extranet
13 13 (0.18%) FTP
14 12 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 12 (0.17%) LAN
15 10 (0.14%) Network Security
15 10 (0.14%) SMTP
16 9 (0.13%) SMS
16 9 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 978 (13.67%) NoSQL
2 900 (12.58%) SQL Server
3 611 (8.54%) MongoDB
4 591 (8.26%) MySQL
5 544 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
6 507 (7.09%) Big Data
7 336 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 308 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 246 (3.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 201 (2.81%) Hadoop
11 196 (2.74%) Redis
12 127 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
13 109 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 93 (1.30%) Blockchain
15 79 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
16 66 (0.92%) HBase
17 65 (0.91%) Oracle Database
18 59 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
19 58 (0.81%) Couchbase
20 52 (0.73%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1,044 (14.59%) Jenkins
2 1,027 (14.35%) Git (software)
3 516 (7.21%) JIRA
4 458 (6.40%) Selenium
5 393 (5.49%) Maven
6 307 (4.29%) Cucumber
7 258 (3.61%) JUnit
8 223 (3.12%) Gradle
9 209 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 193 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
11 181 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 175 (2.45%) TeamCity
13 161 (2.25%) JMeter
14 152 (2.12%) Visual Studio
15 138 (1.93%) GitLab
16 137 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
17 135 (1.89%) Mockito
18 125 (1.75%) Subversion
19 114 (1.59%) Bitbucket
20 100 (1.40%) SonarQube
General
1 1,565 (21.87%) Finance
2 550 (7.69%) Banking
3 456 (6.37%) Retail
4 253 (3.54%) Games
5 191 (2.67%) Marketing
6 174 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 135 (1.89%) Law
8 98 (1.37%) Front Office
9 82 (1.15%) Publishing
10 67 (0.94%) Electronics
10 67 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 62 (0.87%) Advertising
12 51 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 37 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 37 (0.52%) Legal
14 29 (0.41%) Back Office
15 28 (0.39%) Automotive
16 24 (0.34%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.20%) Billing
18 11 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3,990 (55.77%) Developer
2 1,784 (24.93%) Java Developer
3 1,057 (14.77%) Senior Developer
4 865 (12.09%) Architect
5 813 (11.36%) Software Engineer
6 696 (9.73%) .NET Developer
7 608 (8.50%) C# Developer
8 512 (7.16%) Senior Java Developer
9 397 (5.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 368 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
11 364 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
12 345 (4.82%) Java Engineer
13 342 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
14 316 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
15 287 (4.01%) Software Developer
16 237 (3.31%) Lead Developer
17 234 (3.27%) Java Software Engineer
18 231 (3.23%) Agile Developer
19 207 (2.89%) Python Developer
20 200 (2.80%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,783 (24.92%) .NET
2 1,590 (22.22%) Spring
3 1,384 (19.34%) AngularJS
4 1,229 (17.18%) Web Services
5 1,187 (16.59%) RESTful
6 1,142 (15.96%) REST
7 1,111 (15.53%) Node.js
8 1,096 (15.32%) HTML
9 1,048 (14.65%) React
10 1,036 (14.48%) Spring Boot
11 1,019 (14.24%) CSS
12 756 (10.57%) ASP.NET
13 713 (9.97%) .NET Core
14 590 (8.25%) Kafka
15 442 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
16 420 (5.87%) HTML5
17 417 (5.83%) .NET Framework
18 407 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
19 383 (5.35%) SOAP
20 360 (5.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 741 (10.36%) Greenfield Project
2 665 (9.29%) Fintech
3 381 (5.32%) User Experience
4 293 (4.10%) Mobile App
5 267 (3.73%) Cloud Native
6 245 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 220 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
8 176 (2.46%) Public Cloud
9 171 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
10 162 (2.26%) Algorithms
11 127 (1.77%) Data Centre
12 118 (1.65%) Management Information System
13 115 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 109 (1.52%) Virtual Team
15 103 (1.44%) Fixed Income
16 100 (1.40%) Equities
16 100 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
17 99 (1.38%) Hedge funds
18 94 (1.31%) Blog
19 91 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 931 (13.01%) Linux
2 364 (5.09%) Windows
3 210 (2.94%) Android
4 200 (2.80%) Unix
5 164 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 86 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 80 (1.12%) CentOS
8 60 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 49 (0.68%) Windows Server
10 22 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 17 (0.24%) DC/OS
11 17 (0.24%) Mesosphere
11 17 (0.24%) Solaris
12 13 (0.18%) Debian
13 12 (0.17%) Mac OS X
13 12 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.14%) CoreOS
15 9 (0.13%) VMS
16 7 (0.098%) Amazon Linux
17 5 (0.070%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,336 (60.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2,124 (29.69%) Software Engineering
3 1,939 (27.10%) DevOps
4 1,920 (26.83%) TDD
5 1,177 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1,160 (16.21%) Scrum
7 1,127 (15.75%) Test Automation
8 1,003 (14.02%) MVC
9 859 (12.01%) Continuous Delivery
10 832 (11.63%) Mentoring
11 734 (10.26%) BDD
12 685 (9.57%) SOA
13 671 (9.38%) Open Source
14 627 (8.76%) Computer Science
15 602 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
16 543 (7.59%) E-Commerce
17 499 (6.97%) OO
18 392 (5.48%) Coaching
19 388 (5.42%) Web Development
20 378 (5.28%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3,566 (49.84%) Java
2 2,058 (28.76%) JavaScript
3 1,804 (25.21%) C#
4 1,411 (19.72%) SQL
5 1,199 (16.76%) Python
6 912 (12.75%) Java 8
7 427 (5.97%) Scala
8 344 (4.81%) Go
9 336 (4.70%) Ruby
10 299 (4.18%) TypeScript
11 288 (4.03%) PHP
12 232 (3.24%) Bash Shell
13 212 (2.96%) C++
13 212 (2.96%) T-SQL
14 151 (2.11%) ES6
14 151 (2.11%) PowerShell
15 146 (2.04%) Kotlin
16 129 (1.80%) C
17 93 (1.30%) Perl
18 81 (1.13%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 734 (10.26%) Degree
2 238 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 89 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 88 (1.23%) AWS Certification
5 76 (1.06%) Master's Degree
6 60 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 44 (0.61%) RHCE
7 44 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
8 42 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
8 42 (0.59%) RHCSA
9 28 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (0.34%) PhD
11 18 (0.25%) ISTQB
12 17 (0.24%) DBS Check
13 14 (0.20%) ISEB
14 12 (0.17%) CISSP
15 11 (0.15%) DV Cleared
16 10 (0.14%) MBA
17 7 (0.098%) Cisco Certification
18 6 (0.084%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 499 (6.97%) QA
2 52 (0.73%) GDPR
3 25 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 25 (0.35%) WCAG
4 20 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.14%) SLA
7 5 (0.070%) MiFID
7 5 (0.070%) PSD2
8 2 (0.028%) COBIT
8 2 (0.028%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.028%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.028%) PMO
9 1 (0.014%) EMIR
9 1 (0.014%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.014%) SEPA
9 1 (0.014%) TickIT
System Software
1 2,208 (30.86%) Docker
2 74 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 56 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 28 (0.39%) HDFS
6 21 (0.29%) Varnish
7 17 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.20%) vSphere
9 12 (0.17%) etcd
9 12 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 11 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.070%) LXC
12 4 (0.056%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.056%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.042%) NFS
13 3 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.028%) Firmware
14 2 (0.028%) iptables
15 1 (0.014%) GridGain
15 1 (0.014%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,384 (19.34%) Kubernetes
2 555 (7.76%) Ansible
3 552 (7.71%) Terraform
4 421 (5.88%) Puppet
5 353 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
6 105 (1.47%) Mesos
7 102 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
7 102 (1.43%) Grafana
8 95 (1.33%) Consul
9 93 (1.30%) Prometheus
10 85 (1.19%) Packer
11 78 (1.09%) Kibana
12 65 (0.91%) Salt
13 63 (0.88%) Marathon
14 56 (0.78%) Graphite
15 48 (0.67%) Nagios
16 45 (0.63%) logstash
17 40 (0.56%) Opsview
17 40 (0.56%) ZABBIX
18 31 (0.43%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 737 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 562 (7.85%) Google
3 406 (5.67%) Oracle
4 183 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 141 (1.97%) SAP
6 99 (1.38%) IBM
7 98 (1.37%) Splunk
8 87 (1.22%) MuleSoft
9 80 (1.12%) Atlassian
10 75 (1.05%) VMware
11 54 (0.75%) Cognizant
12 53 (0.74%) Charles River
13 50 (0.70%) Sitecore
14 49 (0.68%) AppDynamics
15 42 (0.59%) Xamarin
16 41 (0.57%) SaltStack
17 38 (0.53%) Adobe
18 37 (0.52%) ForgeRock
18 37 (0.52%) Nintex
18 37 (0.52%) WorldPay