Period
to 15 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 15 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 23 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +19 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 89 113 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.94% 9.19% 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 9.68% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71 78 66
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,106 £36,031
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,250 £49,750
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% +3.02% -0.50%
75th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £63,875 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% +10.00% -4.31%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,163 1,167 1,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.72% 94.96% 94.24%
Number of salaries quoted 817 839 1,272
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £62,500 £67,362
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £46,548 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.42% +3.44% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Glasgow

Microservices
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Microservices in Glasgow

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 59 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) .NET
3 36 (40.45%) C#
4 33 (37.08%) Java
4 33 (37.08%) Azure
5 28 (31.46%) DevOps
6 26 (29.21%) Finance
7 23 (25.84%) MVC
7 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
7 23 (25.84%) React
7 23 (25.84%) AWS
8 21 (23.60%) Docker
8 21 (23.60%) SQL
8 21 (23.60%) .NET Framework
9 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
9 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
9 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
9 20 (22.47%) OO
10 17 (19.10%) TypeScript
10 17 (19.10%) .NET Core
11 16 (17.98%) Mentoring
11 16 (17.98%) Kafka
11 16 (17.98%) Scrum
12 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
12 15 (16.85%) Kubernetes
12 15 (16.85%) Social Skills
13 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (15.73%) REST
13 14 (15.73%) SaaS

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (3.37%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.25%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) JBoss
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.08%) Azure
2 23 (25.84%) AWS
3 14 (15.73%) SaaS
4 6 (6.74%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 6 (6.74%) Azure Service Bus
4 6 (6.74%) GitHub
4 6 (6.74%) Serverless
5 2 (2.25%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.25%) IaaS
5 2 (2.25%) PaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.12%) Boomi
6 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.12%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.37%) Big Data
7 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.12%) Power BI
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.49%) JIRA
3 4 (4.49%) Selenium
4 3 (3.37%) Postman
4 3 (3.37%) REST Assured
4 3 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.37%) TestNG
5 2 (2.25%) Cypress.io
5 2 (2.25%) JUnit
5 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.12%) Gradle
6 1 (1.12%) Grunt
6 1 (1.12%) gulp
6 1 (1.12%) JMeter
6 1 (1.12%) NUnit
6 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (29.21%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Social Skills
3 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.62%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (3.37%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.25%) Retail
8 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (56.18%) Developer
2 16 (17.98%) Software Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Senior Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Java Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Lead Developer
6 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (6.74%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (6.74%) Java Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) .NET
2 23 (25.84%) React
3 21 (23.60%) .NET Framework
4 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET
5 17 (19.10%) .NET Core
6 16 (17.98%) Kafka
7 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
8 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (15.73%) REST
9 13 (14.61%) Spring Boot
10 12 (13.48%) Entity Framework
11 11 (12.36%) Spring
12 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (8.99%) Web Services
13 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (7.87%) Vue.js
14 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Core
14 6 (6.74%) CSS
15 5 (5.62%) Hibernate
15 5 (5.62%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.12%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.46%) DevOps
3 23 (25.84%) MVC
4 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (22.47%) OO
4 20 (22.47%) Software Engineering
5 16 (17.98%) Mentoring
5 16 (17.98%) Scrum
6 13 (14.61%) Fintech
7 11 (12.36%) SDLC
7 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
8 10 (11.24%) SOLID
9 9 (10.11%) CQRS
9 9 (10.11%) OOP
9 9 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
10 8 (8.99%) Kanban
10 8 (8.99%) Mob Programming
10 8 (8.99%) Pair Programming
10 8 (8.99%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) C#
2 33 (37.08%) Java
3 23 (25.84%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.60%) SQL
5 17 (19.10%) TypeScript
6 9 (10.11%) Java 8
7 8 (8.99%) Python
8 5 (5.62%) PHP
9 4 (4.49%) C++
10 3 (3.37%) Go
10 3 (3.37%) Perl
11 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.25%) Groovy
11 2 (2.25%) Ruby
12 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.12%) Scala
12 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 7 (7.87%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
System Software
1 21 (23.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (16.85%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.74%) Terraform
3 4 (4.49%) Ansible
4 3 (3.37%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) Consul
5 1 (1.12%) Istio
5 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Google
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.25%) Ceridian
3 2 (2.25%) IBM
3 2 (2.25%) Pega
4 1 (1.12%) Dell
4 1 (1.12%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.12%) Splunk
4 1 (1.12%) Sybase
4 1 (1.12%) Zend