Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 84 84
Rank change year-on-year +29 0 +51
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 46 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.80% 1.55% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 1.74% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 15 19
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +59.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,150 £42,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £110,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 844 975 1,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 88.10% 89.04% 88.74%
Number of salaries quoted 713 801 1,051
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Kent

Microservices
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices in Kent.

Salary trend for Microservices in Kent

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Kent over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Kent

Microservices
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Kent region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
Maidstone +19 15 £45,000 +114.29% 9
Tunbridge Wells +3 10 £52,000 +15.56% 4
Tonbridge - 6 £55,000 -
West Malling - 4 £42,000 - 2
Chatham - 4 - - 1
Canterbury - 3 £45,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £22,500 -
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 44 (95.65%) Azure
2 42 (91.30%) C#
3 39 (84.78%) .NET
4 29 (63.04%) MVC
5 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (58.70%) DevOps
7 22 (47.83%) Scrum
7 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
8 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
9 19 (41.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (39.13%) SQL
10 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (34.78%) React
11 16 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (34.78%) Big Data
12 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
12 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
13 14 (30.43%) Serverless
14 13 (28.26%) Cosmos DB
14 13 (28.26%) Data Lake
14 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
14 13 (28.26%) TeamCity
15 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (23.91%) AWS
16 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
16 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
16 11 (23.91%) OpenUP
16 11 (23.91%) Databricks
16 11 (23.91%) npm

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (95.65%) Azure
2 14 (30.43%) Serverless
3 11 (23.91%) AWS
3 11 (23.91%) npm
4 7 (15.22%) Azure Functions
5 4 (8.70%) AWS IoT
5 4 (8.70%) GCP
6 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.17%) IaaS
6 1 (2.17%) NuGet
6 1 (2.17%) PaaS
6 1 (2.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DHCP
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.78%) Big Data
3 13 (28.26%) Cosmos DB
3 13 (28.26%) Data Lake
3 13 (28.26%) NoSQL
4 10 (21.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (21.74%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (13.04%) Redis
6 2 (4.35%) Hazelcast
6 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.17%) Power BI
7 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (28.26%) TeamCity
3 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
4 10 (21.74%) git-flow
4 10 (21.74%) Sinon.JS
4 10 (21.74%) webpack
5 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
5 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (8.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) Bower
7 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 25 (54.35%) .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (30.43%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Scrum Master
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Scrum Master
8 3 (6.52%) Azure Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate
9 2 (4.35%) Graduate Java Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) React
3 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
3 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (21.74%) Jest
6 6 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.04%) SignalR
6 6 (13.04%) Web Services
7 4 (8.70%) Velocity
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Core
8 2 (4.35%) Angular 2
8 2 (4.35%) CSS
8 2 (4.35%) HTML
8 2 (4.35%) J2EE
8 2 (4.35%) Node.js
8 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (4.35%) Spring
8 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (63.04%) MVC
2 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (58.70%) DevOps
4 22 (47.83%) Scrum
5 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (34.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (23.91%) OpenUP
8 6 (13.04%) Analytics
8 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.87%) Information Security
9 5 (10.87%) SDLC
9 5 (10.87%) SOA
10 4 (8.70%) Burndown Charts
10 4 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.70%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (8.70%) Sprint Planning
10 4 (8.70%) Sprint Retrospective
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.70%) TDD
10 4 (8.70%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) C#
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.52%) Java
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Databricks
3 4 (8.70%) Google
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) VMware