Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 123 140
Rank change year-on-year +44 +17 -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 32 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.42% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.40% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 8
Kent median annual salary £67,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.82% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £31,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £55,000 £43,750
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +26.44% -13.00%

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 1150 1487 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 87.06% 88.56% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1298 1715
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,963 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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
Folkestone - 7 - - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £52,500 -
West Malling - 1 - -
Microservices
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
3 13 (40.63%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (40.63%) DevOps
3 13 (40.63%) SDLC
3 13 (40.63%) Continuous Deployment
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) JSON
5 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Core
6 7 (21.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (21.88%) Social Network
6 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
6 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.88%) IIS
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.88%) MVC
7 6 (18.75%) Internet
7 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 6 (18.75%) SOA
7 6 (18.75%) SMTP
7 6 (18.75%) HTTP

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 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) AMQP
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
1 6 (18.75%) SMTP
1 6 (18.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Applications Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Applications Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Web Applications Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior Web Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Web Applications Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Web Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Architect
5 6 (18.75%) Lead Architect
5 6 (18.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (25.00%) JSON
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Core
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) CSS3
4 6 (18.75%) EDI
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) HTML5
4 6 (18.75%) SOAP
4 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (18.75%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) Kafka
5 2 (6.25%) Lucene
5 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.25%) Spring
5 2 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Social Network
2 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
1 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
1 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
1 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Configuration Management
2 13 (40.63%) Continuous Deployment
2 13 (40.63%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (40.63%) DevOps
2 13 (40.63%) SDLC
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) MVC
5 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 2 (6.25%) BPMN
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) DNA
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.75%) TypeScript
4 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) Delphi
5 2 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) Clojure
6 1 (3.13%) Elixir
6 1 (3.13%) Go
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft