Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 31 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 120 64 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.38% 6.80% 6.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 7.22% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78 35 86
10th Percentile £37,125 £37,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,625 £37,463
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.82% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £69,688 £58,750 £64,063
90th Percentile £86,250 £74,000 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% +10.00% -4.76%

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 1,305 887 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.13% 94.26% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 868 612 1,254
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £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 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 83 (69.17%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.00%) Java
3 48 (40.00%) React
4 47 (39.17%) AWS
5 45 (37.50%) .NET
6 40 (33.33%) Azure
7 39 (32.50%) C#
8 38 (31.67%) DevOps
9 33 (27.50%) Software Engineering
10 31 (25.83%) JavaScript
11 29 (24.17%) .NET Framework
11 29 (24.17%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (23.33%) SQL Server
12 28 (23.33%) MVC
13 27 (22.50%) ASP.NET
13 27 (22.50%) OO
13 27 (22.50%) Docker
14 24 (20.00%) MongoDB
15 23 (19.17%) Mentoring
15 23 (19.17%) Scrum
15 23 (19.17%) Social Skills
16 22 (18.33%) TDD
16 22 (18.33%) Git (software)
17 21 (17.50%) TypeScript
17 21 (17.50%) Kafka
17 21 (17.50%) SQL
17 21 (17.50%) Spring Boot
18 20 (16.67%) Spring
19 19 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
19 19 (15.83%) SOLID

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 2 (1.67%) Apache
1 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) Drupal
2 1 (0.83%) JBoss
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 47 (39.17%) AWS
2 40 (33.33%) Azure
3 15 (12.50%) GitHub
4 12 (10.00%) SaaS
5 7 (5.83%) Azure Service Bus
6 6 (5.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 6 (5.00%) Serverless
7 4 (3.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 3 (2.50%) Boomi
8 3 (2.50%) GCP
9 2 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.67%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.83%) IaaS
10 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.17%) Relational Database
4 10 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.33%) Redis
5 9 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.67%) Big Data
9 2 (1.67%) Power BI
9 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.50%) Selenium
4 2 (1.67%) JIRA
4 2 (1.67%) NUnit
4 2 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.67%) Postman
4 2 (1.67%) REST Assured
4 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.67%) TestNG
4 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.83%) Grunt
5 1 (0.83%) gulp
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Moq
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (19.17%) Social Skills
2 17 (14.17%) Finance
3 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.50%) Banking
4 9 (7.50%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
6 3 (2.50%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 63 (52.50%) Developer
2 27 (22.50%) Software Engineer
3 20 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.83%) Architect
5 13 (10.83%) Java Developer
6 11 (9.17%) .NET Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Java Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) React Developer
12 4 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Data Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.00%) React
2 45 (37.50%) .NET
3 29 (24.17%) .NET Framework
4 27 (22.50%) ASP.NET
5 21 (17.50%) Kafka
5 21 (17.50%) Spring Boot
6 20 (16.67%) Spring
7 19 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (15.00%) Web Services
9 17 (14.17%) Node.js
9 17 (14.17%) REST
10 16 (13.33%) .NET Core
10 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (10.83%) Entity Framework
12 11 (9.17%) AngularJS
13 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (6.67%) Hibernate
14 8 (6.67%) RESTful
15 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET Core
15 7 (5.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
1 16 (13.33%) Legacy Code
2 9 (7.50%) BBC
2 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.50%) User Experience
4 2 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.17%) Linux
2 3 (2.50%) Android
2 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (69.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.67%) DevOps
3 33 (27.50%) Software Engineering
4 29 (24.17%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (23.33%) MVC
6 27 (22.50%) OO
7 23 (19.17%) Mentoring
7 23 (19.17%) Scrum
8 22 (18.33%) TDD
9 19 (15.83%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (15.83%) SOLID
10 18 (15.00%) CQRS
11 16 (13.33%) Mob Programming
11 16 (13.33%) OOP
11 16 (13.33%) Pair Programming
11 16 (13.33%) Test Automation
12 15 (12.50%) BDD
12 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
13 13 (10.83%) Front End Development
14 11 (9.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.00%) Java
2 39 (32.50%) C#
3 31 (25.83%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.50%) SQL
4 21 (17.50%) TypeScript
5 12 (10.00%) Python
6 10 (8.33%) Scala
7 9 (7.50%) Java 8
8 6 (5.00%) Java 11
9 5 (4.17%) PHP
10 3 (2.50%) C
11 2 (1.67%) C++
11 2 (1.67%) Groovy
11 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.67%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) Elixir
12 1 (0.83%) Go
12 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 15 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) HIPAA
System Software
1 27 (22.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.67%) Ansible
2 2 (1.67%) Terraform
3 1 (0.83%) Consul
3 1 (0.83%) Istio
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Packer
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) Google
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle
3 5 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.33%) Databricks
4 4 (3.33%) SAP
4 4 (3.33%) StreamSets
5 3 (2.50%) Dell
6 2 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.67%) IBM
6 2 (1.67%) Pega
7 1 (0.83%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.83%) Okta
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) Splunk
7 1 (0.83%) Sybase
7 1 (0.83%) Zend