Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
South East > Kent
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 102 149
Rank change year-on-year +6 +47 -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 15 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.30% 1.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.35% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 3
Kent median annual salary £38,750 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.55% +46.67% -
10th Percentile £21,625 £37,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £43,750
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +22.22%

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 995 1,333 1,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.07% 87.99% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1,083 1,654
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 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
Rochester - 4 - -
Folkestone - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells +3 2 £34,250 +24.55%
Maidstone +12 1 £21,000 -55.79%
West Malling - 1 - -
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Kent region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
5 7 (46.67%) Information Security
5 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (46.67%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) LexisNexis
6 5 (33.33%) MVVM
6 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 5 (33.33%) Xamarin
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) WPF
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (33.33%) WinForms
6 5 (33.33%) Legal
6 5 (33.33%) Infragistics
6 5 (33.33%) Practice Management
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) npm
2 2 (13.33%) NuGet
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (13.33%) Bower
4 2 (13.33%) NUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) .NET Team Leader
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Applications Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Junior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (33.33%) WinForms
2 5 (33.33%) WPF
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (20.00%) JSON
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) LAMP
6 1 (6.67%) React
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
6 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Social Network
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) Information Security
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) CRM
4 5 (33.33%) ERP
4 5 (33.33%) MVVM
4 5 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) OOD
4 5 (33.33%) Practice Management
4 5 (33.33%) Service Design
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Java 8
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) GDPR
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Aderant
2 5 (33.33%) Infragistics
2 5 (33.33%) LexisNexis
2 5 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 2 (13.33%) VMware