Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 199 452
Rank change year-on-year +106 +253 +716
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 5,593 2,946 1,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.39% 1.78% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 1.99% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,662 2,486 1,148
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -17.86%
10th Percentile £39,500 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -15.13%

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 148,088 148,333 175,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.87% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 121,309 123,132 146,803
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +51 3,560 £70,000 +7.69% 577
South East +145 676 £55,000 - 125
North of England +119 507 £47,500 - 129
South West +132 351 £50,000 +5.26% 32
North West +133 345 £50,000 +11.11% 78
Midlands +52 316 £47,500 -5.00% 57
West Midlands +19 175 £45,000 - 23
East of England +80 165 £60,000 +4.35% 45
East Midlands +85 140 £47,500 -20.83% 34
Yorkshire +47 135 £45,000 -10.00% 41
North East -4 27 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 3,824 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2,889 (51.65%) Java
3 2,049 (36.64%) Amazon AWS
4 2,019 (36.10%) TDD
5 1,912 (34.19%) JavaScript
6 1,706 (30.50%) Software Engineering
7 1,689 (30.20%) DevOps
8 1,438 (25.71%) .NET
9 1,429 (25.55%) C#
10 1,413 (25.26%) Docker
11 1,385 (24.76%) Scrum
12 1,293 (23.12%) Spring
13 1,278 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
14 1,267 (22.65%) Finance
15 1,230 (21.99%) RESTful
16 1,228 (21.96%) REST
17 1,209 (21.62%) SQL
18 1,074 (19.20%) Web Services
19 1,063 (19.01%) AngularJS
20 1,055 (18.86%) HTML
21 1,050 (18.77%) NoSQL
22 1,023 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
23 966 (17.27%) Git (software)
24 954 (17.06%) BDD
25 936 (16.74%) Linux
26 910 (16.27%) Python
27 887 (15.86%) Node.js
28 880 (15.73%) SOA
29 853 (15.25%) React
30 852 (15.23%) MVC

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 (6.65%) Elasticsearch
2 246 (4.40%) Apache Spark
3 156 (2.79%) Apache
4 153 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 126 (2.25%) Confluence
6 80 (1.43%) Apache Solr
7 79 (1.41%) OpenStack
8 75 (1.34%) CMS
9 70 (1.25%) NServiceBus
10 67 (1.20%) JBoss
11 56 (1.00%) WebSphere
12 52 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 51 (0.91%) nginx
14 41 (0.73%) IIS
15 40 (0.72%) WebLogic
16 39 (0.70%) Jetty
17 38 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
18 36 (0.64%) EPiServer
19 33 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
19 33 (0.59%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (0.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.089%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.089%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.054%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.036%) HipChat
5 2 (0.036%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.018%) InVision
6 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.29%) Eloqua
4 14 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.20%) Magento
6 5 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.089%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.089%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.072%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.072%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.036%) Distributed Ledger
9 2 (0.036%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.018%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.018%) Endur
10 1 (0.018%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.018%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.018%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2,049 (36.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1,023 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 318 (5.69%) SaaS
4 286 (5.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 242 (4.33%) PaaS
6 184 (3.29%) Serverless
7 164 (2.93%) IaaS
8 157 (2.81%) GitHub
9 128 (2.29%) OpenShift
10 102 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
11 101 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 99 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
13 95 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
14 84 (1.50%) npm
15 79 (1.41%) Amazon S3
16 49 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 35 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
18 32 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 30 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
19 30 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 192 (3.43%) HTTP
2 92 (1.64%) Internet
2 92 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 60 (1.07%) Firewall
4 43 (0.77%) DNS
5 35 (0.63%) SSL
6 25 (0.45%) VPN
7 24 (0.43%) AMQP
8 22 (0.39%) Broadband
9 19 (0.34%) SSH
10 17 (0.30%) SMS
10 17 (0.30%) SMTP
11 16 (0.29%) SMPP
12 15 (0.27%) FTP
13 13 (0.23%) MQTT
14 10 (0.18%) Ethernet
14 10 (0.18%) Wireless
15 9 (0.16%) DHCP
16 8 (0.14%) HTTPS
16 8 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,050 (18.77%) NoSQL
2 671 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 659 (11.78%) MongoDB
4 520 (9.30%) Big Data
5 495 (8.85%) MySQL
6 342 (6.11%) Relational Database
7 317 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
8 308 (5.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 215 (3.84%) Hadoop
10 191 (3.41%) Redis
11 158 (2.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 127 (2.27%) RDBMS
13 76 (1.36%) HBase
14 66 (1.18%) Blockchain
15 64 (1.14%) Neo4j
16 60 (1.07%) Oracle Database
17 59 (1.05%) Couchbase
18 55 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
19 44 (0.79%) Event Store
20 41 (0.73%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 966 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 851 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 409 (7.31%) Maven
4 339 (6.06%) JIRA
5 310 (5.54%) TeamCity
6 290 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 264 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 260 (4.65%) Cucumber
9 256 (4.58%) Selenium
10 210 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 206 (3.68%) JUnit
12 167 (2.99%) Subversion
13 154 (2.75%) Gradle
14 147 (2.63%) Visual Studio
15 127 (2.27%) Hudson
16 115 (2.06%) gulp
17 104 (1.86%) MSBuild
18 88 (1.57%) NUnit
19 83 (1.48%) Vagrant
20 79 (1.41%) webpack
General
1 1,267 (22.65%) Finance
2 441 (7.88%) Banking
3 407 (7.28%) Retail
4 305 (5.45%) Games
5 188 (3.36%) Marketing
6 123 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 101 (1.81%) Law
8 90 (1.61%) Advertising
8 90 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 84 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 78 (1.39%) Front Office
11 71 (1.27%) Legal
12 56 (1.00%) Electronics
13 51 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 49 (0.88%) Billing
15 48 (0.86%) Retail Banking
16 47 (0.84%) Back Office
17 43 (0.77%) Publishing
18 40 (0.72%) Online Betting
19 24 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,107 (55.55%) Developer
2 1,334 (23.85%) Java Developer
3 791 (14.14%) Senior Developer
4 703 (12.57%) Architect
5 680 (12.16%) Software Engineer
6 547 (9.78%) .NET Developer
7 515 (9.21%) C# Developer
8 449 (8.03%) Java Engineer
9 374 (6.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 347 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
11 319 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
12 303 (5.42%) Java Software Engineer
13 298 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 293 (5.24%) Software Developer
15 267 (4.77%) Lead Developer
16 259 (4.63%) Agile Developer
17 235 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
18 181 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
19 179 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
20 176 (3.15%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,438 (25.71%) .NET
2 1,293 (23.12%) Spring
3 1,230 (21.99%) RESTful
4 1,228 (21.96%) REST
5 1,074 (19.20%) Web Services
6 1,063 (19.01%) AngularJS
7 1,055 (18.86%) HTML
8 887 (15.86%) Node.js
9 853 (15.25%) React
10 850 (15.20%) CSS
11 638 (11.41%) ASP.NET
12 591 (10.57%) HTML5
13 589 (10.53%) Spring Boot
14 431 (7.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 430 (7.69%) J2EE
16 417 (7.46%) Hibernate
17 355 (6.35%) Kafka
18 336 (6.01%) jQuery
19 315 (5.63%) SOAP
20 314 (5.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 612 (10.94%) Greenfield Project
2 503 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 483 (8.64%) Fintech
4 344 (6.15%) User Experience
5 252 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 213 (3.81%) Mobile App
7 205 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
8 139 (2.49%) Algorithms
9 125 (2.23%) Public Cloud
10 110 (1.97%) Data Structures
11 103 (1.84%) Cloud Native
12 95 (1.70%) Online Banking
13 94 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
13 94 (1.68%) Online Games
14 67 (1.20%) Management Information System
15 56 (1.00%) Data Centre
16 55 (0.98%) Blog
17 54 (0.97%) Hedge funds
18 50 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 49 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 936 (16.74%) Linux
2 323 (5.78%) Windows
3 266 (4.76%) Unix
4 164 (2.93%) Android
5 153 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 33 (0.59%) Ubuntu
7 29 (0.52%) CentOS
8 25 (0.45%) Windows Server
9 22 (0.39%) Debian
10 20 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 14 (0.25%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 11 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 9 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
14 8 (0.14%) CoreOS
15 3 (0.054%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.036%) VMS
16 2 (0.036%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.018%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,824 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2,019 (36.10%) TDD
3 1,706 (30.50%) Software Engineering
4 1,689 (30.20%) DevOps
5 1,385 (24.76%) Scrum
6 1,278 (22.85%) Continuous Integration
7 954 (17.06%) BDD
8 880 (15.73%) SOA
9 852 (15.23%) MVC
10 771 (13.79%) Test Automation
11 698 (12.48%) Open Source
12 601 (10.75%) Mentoring
13 580 (10.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 568 (10.16%) OO
15 542 (9.69%) E-Commerce
16 453 (8.10%) SOLID
17 426 (7.62%) Unit Testing
18 386 (6.90%) SDLC
19 344 (6.15%) Analytics
20 334 (5.97%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2,889 (51.65%) Java
2 1,912 (34.19%) JavaScript
3 1,429 (25.55%) C#
4 1,209 (21.62%) SQL
5 910 (16.27%) Python
6 566 (10.12%) Scala
7 430 (7.69%) PHP
8 396 (7.08%) Ruby
9 341 (6.10%) Go
10 240 (4.29%) C++
11 235 (4.20%) PowerShell
12 183 (3.27%) Bash Shell
13 171 (3.06%) C
14 150 (2.68%) ES6
15 118 (2.11%) TypeScript
16 114 (2.04%) Groovy
16 114 (2.04%) T-SQL
17 109 (1.95%) Shell Script
18 86 (1.54%) Perl
19 83 (1.48%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 581 (10.39%) Degree
2 203 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 101 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 45 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.63%) MCP
6 35 (0.63%) MCPD
7 30 (0.54%) Sun Certification
8 24 (0.43%) Master's Degree
9 19 (0.34%) AWS Certification
10 17 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
11 16 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 16 (0.29%) PhD
12 14 (0.25%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.21%) ISEB
14 9 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.14%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.089%) CISSP
18 4 (0.072%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (6.76%) QA
2 121 (2.16%) GCP
3 63 (1.13%) GDPR
4 29 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.34%) SLA
7 7 (0.13%) PMO
8 6 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.089%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.072%) PSD2
11 3 (0.054%) COBIT
11 3 (0.054%) SSAE 16
11 3 (0.054%) TickIT
12 2 (0.036%) WCAG
13 1 (0.018%) HL7
13 1 (0.018%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,413 (25.26%) Docker
2 48 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.55%) HDFS
4 26 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.23%) Active Directory
7 11 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 9 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 8 (0.14%) iptables
10 5 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.072%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.054%) KVM
12 3 (0.054%) LXC
12 3 (0.054%) Xen
13 2 (0.036%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.036%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.018%) Snort
14 1 (0.018%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 522 (9.33%) Kubernetes
2 502 (8.98%) Ansible
3 466 (8.33%) Puppet
4 354 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
5 270 (4.83%) Terraform
6 58 (1.04%) Kibana
7 39 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
8 38 (0.68%) Salt
9 32 (0.57%) Prometheus
10 31 (0.55%) Mesos
11 30 (0.54%) Consul
12 22 (0.39%) logstash
12 22 (0.39%) Packer
13 21 (0.38%) Nagios
14 19 (0.34%) Grafana
15 18 (0.32%) Marathon
16 16 (0.29%) Rancher
16 16 (0.29%) ZABBIX
17 14 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
18 13 (0.23%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 488 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 390 (6.97%) Google
3 349 (6.24%) Oracle
4 104 (1.86%) SAP
5 95 (1.70%) VMware
6 94 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
7 66 (1.18%) Splunk
8 65 (1.16%) IBM
9 60 (1.07%) MuleSoft
9 60 (1.07%) WorldPay
10 56 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 55 (0.98%) Zend
12 48 (0.86%) TIBCO
13 39 (0.70%) AppDynamics
13 39 (0.70%) Xamarin
14 38 (0.68%) Red Hat
14 38 (0.68%) Twitter
15 33 (0.59%) Capita
16 32 (0.57%) Sitecore
17 30 (0.54%) Apple