Period
to 15 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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
England > London
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 21 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 3,921 3,811 4,085
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 11.64% 9.50% 6.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.38% 10.11% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,784 3,200 3,322
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
25th Percentile £64,313 £56,250 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £96,263 £92,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £102,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 31,674 37,685 54,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 94.02% 93.91% 93.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24,185 30,674 44,567
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in London

Microservices
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Microservices in London

Microservices
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Microservices in London

Microservices
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the London region over the 6 months to 15 May 2021. 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
Central London +8 731 £82,500 +10.00% 271
South London +14 69 £70,000 - 18
West London -7 67 £65,000 +4.00% 108
East London +12 20 £73,750 +13.46% 47
North London +25 6 £87,500 +45.83% 4
Microservices
England

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 London region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 2,183 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1,807 (46.09%) AWS
3 1,713 (43.69%) Java
4 1,608 (41.01%) Docker
5 1,430 (36.47%) Kubernetes
6 1,409 (35.93%) DevOps
7 1,349 (34.40%) JavaScript
8 1,319 (33.64%) Software Engineering
9 1,230 (31.37%) Finance
10 1,095 (27.93%) TDD
11 1,086 (27.70%) Azure
12 1,057 (26.96%) React
13 968 (24.69%) SQL
14 960 (24.48%) .NET
15 921 (23.49%) Python
16 917 (23.39%) C#
17 773 (19.71%) Node.js
18 721 (18.39%) Spring
19 699 (17.83%) Web Services
20 682 (17.39%) .NET Core
21 669 (17.06%) Social Skills
22 663 (16.91%) Fintech
23 652 (16.63%) Kafka
24 649 (16.55%) Test Automation
25 614 (15.66%) Serverless
26 595 (15.17%) NoSQL
27 590 (15.05%) GCP
28 586 (14.95%) PostgreSQL
28 586 (14.95%) Scrum
29 578 (14.74%) REST

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 244 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
2 172 (4.39%) Apache Spark
3 135 (3.44%) Confluence
4 103 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 96 (2.45%) Apache
6 45 (1.15%) CMS
7 39 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 38 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 35 (0.89%) nginx
10 24 (0.61%) IIS
10 24 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 21 (0.54%) Tornado
12 18 (0.46%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.36%) Drupal
14 13 (0.33%) Headless CMS
15 11 (0.28%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.28%) WordPress
16 10 (0.26%) Anypoint
17 9 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 44 (1.12%) InVision
2 33 (0.84%) Sketch
3 26 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.15%) Revit
6 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.13%) GIMP
7 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.077%) Figma
8 3 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.051%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.026%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.026%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 80 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.36%) Shopify
4 13 (0.33%) Magento
5 7 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 4 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.10%) Summit
7 3 (0.077%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.077%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.026%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.026%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.026%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.026%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.026%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.026%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,807 (46.09%) AWS
2 1,086 (27.70%) Azure
3 614 (15.66%) Serverless
4 590 (15.05%) GCP
5 361 (9.21%) SaaS
6 288 (7.35%) AWS Lambda
7 278 (7.09%) PaaS
8 221 (5.64%) Amazon ECS
9 181 (4.62%) Amazon EC2
10 142 (3.62%) Azure Service Bus
11 139 (3.55%) GitHub
12 125 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 124 (3.16%) IaaS
14 113 (2.88%) Amazon S3
15 111 (2.83%) Amazon SQS
16 103 (2.63%) Azure Service Fabric
17 100 (2.55%) Amazon EKS
17 100 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
18 99 (2.52%) Azure App Service
19 92 (2.35%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.91%) HTTP
2 36 (0.92%) Internet
3 20 (0.51%) Firewall
4 18 (0.46%) DNS
4 18 (0.46%) Network Security
4 18 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.28%) AMQP
5 11 (0.28%) VPN
6 9 (0.23%) WAN
7 8 (0.20%) DSL
7 8 (0.20%) LAN
8 7 (0.18%) Broadband
9 6 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.15%) Wireless
10 5 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.13%) IPv4
10 5 (0.13%) SSH
11 4 (0.10%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.10%) SSL
11 4 (0.10%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (15.17%) NoSQL
2 586 (14.95%) PostgreSQL
3 433 (11.04%) SQL Server
4 409 (10.43%) MySQL
5 346 (8.82%) Relational Database
6 333 (8.49%) MongoDB
7 249 (6.35%) Big Data
8 217 (5.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 195 (4.97%) Redis
10 133 (3.39%) Hadoop
11 129 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 127 (3.24%) RDBMS
13 101 (2.58%) Amazon Aurora
14 82 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
15 74 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
16 60 (1.53%) Data Lake
17 55 (1.40%) BigQuery
18 47 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
19 40 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
20 32 (0.82%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 528 (13.47%) Git (software)
2 450 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 231 (5.89%) GitLab
4 197 (5.02%) JIRA
5 184 (4.69%) Maven
6 155 (3.95%) Selenium
7 131 (3.34%) JUnit
8 130 (3.32%) Cypress.io
9 129 (3.29%) Gradle
10 106 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 100 (2.55%) TeamCity
12 98 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
13 95 (2.42%) Artifactory
14 90 (2.30%) SonarQube
15 87 (2.22%) Mockito
16 79 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
17 76 (1.94%) webpack
18 75 (1.91%) Bitbucket
19 66 (1.68%) Cucumber
20 59 (1.50%) Mocha
General
1 1,230 (31.37%) Finance
2 669 (17.06%) Social Skills
3 521 (13.29%) Banking
4 218 (5.56%) Retail
5 205 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
6 183 (4.67%) Games
7 144 (3.67%) Front Office
8 119 (3.03%) Marketing
9 103 (2.63%) Public Sector
10 92 (2.35%) Presentation Skills
11 63 (1.61%) Legal
12 57 (1.45%) Financial Institution
13 56 (1.43%) Advertising
14 53 (1.35%) Telecoms
15 46 (1.17%) Investment Banking
16 40 (1.02%) Back Office
17 37 (0.94%) Online Betting
18 35 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
19 34 (0.87%) Publishing
20 27 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,786 (45.55%) Developer
2 760 (19.38%) Software Engineer
3 634 (16.17%) Java Developer
4 514 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 331 (8.44%) .NET Developer
6 318 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
7 305 (7.78%) Architect
8 277 (7.06%) Java Engineer
9 261 (6.66%) Full Stack Developer
10 231 (5.89%) AWS Developer
10 231 (5.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 220 (5.61%) C# Developer
12 198 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
13 197 (5.02%) Backend Developer
14 184 (4.69%) Senior Software Engineer
15 174 (4.44%) AWS Software Engineer
16 163 (4.16%) Python Engineer
17 157 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
18 148 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
19 138 (3.52%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,057 (26.96%) React
2 960 (24.48%) .NET
3 773 (19.71%) Node.js
4 721 (18.39%) Spring
5 699 (17.83%) Web Services
6 682 (17.39%) .NET Core
7 652 (16.63%) Kafka
8 578 (14.74%) REST
9 552 (14.08%) AngularJS
10 508 (12.96%) CSS
11 502 (12.80%) Spring Boot
12 441 (11.25%) RESTful
13 378 (9.64%) .NET Framework
14 374 (9.54%) HTML
15 314 (8.01%) GraphQL
16 264 (6.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 250 (6.38%) Vue.js
18 241 (6.15%) gRPC
19 196 (5.00%) jQuery
20 194 (4.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 350 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
2 261 (6.66%) Cloud Native
3 240 (6.12%) User Experience
4 210 (5.36%) Hedge funds
5 147 (3.75%) Algorithms
6 122 (3.11%) N-Tier
7 117 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
8 114 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
9 110 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 107 (2.73%) Mobile App
11 104 (2.65%) Equities
12 101 (2.58%) Blog
13 86 (2.19%) Fixed Income
14 85 (2.17%) Derivative
15 79 (2.01%) Public Cloud
16 76 (1.94%) Data Structures
17 68 (1.73%) Pricing Data
18 52 (1.33%) Data Centre
18 52 (1.33%) Virtual Team
19 51 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 328 (8.37%) Linux
2 90 (2.30%) Unix
3 64 (1.63%) Android
4 63 (1.61%) Windows
5 46 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.71%) CentOS
7 25 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (0.46%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.10%) Android TV
10 4 (0.10%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.077%) VMS
12 2 (0.051%) Alpine Linux
12 2 (0.051%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.051%) Solaris
12 2 (0.051%) tvOS
13 1 (0.026%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,183 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1,409 (35.93%) DevOps
3 1,319 (33.64%) Software Engineering
4 1,095 (27.93%) TDD
5 663 (16.91%) Fintech
6 649 (16.55%) Test Automation
7 586 (14.95%) Scrum
8 556 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
9 484 (12.34%) BDD
10 417 (10.64%) Mentoring
11 372 (9.49%) OO
12 345 (8.80%) Open Source
13 339 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
14 325 (8.29%) MVC
15 319 (8.14%) SOLID
16 316 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
17 302 (7.70%) SOA
18 294 (7.50%) Asset Management
19 267 (6.81%) Machine Learning
20 258 (6.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,713 (43.69%) Java
2 1,349 (34.40%) JavaScript
3 968 (24.69%) SQL
4 921 (23.49%) Python
5 917 (23.39%) C#
6 508 (12.96%) TypeScript
7 366 (9.33%) Go
8 325 (8.29%) Java 8
9 194 (4.95%) Kotlin
10 185 (4.72%) Scala
11 145 (3.70%) PHP
12 135 (3.44%) PowerShell
13 111 (2.83%) T-SQL
14 107 (2.73%) ES6
15 99 (2.52%) C++
16 97 (2.47%) Ruby
17 76 (1.94%) Bash Shell
18 45 (1.15%) C
18 45 (1.15%) ES7
19 33 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 411 (10.48%) Degree
2 153 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 39 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 35 (0.89%) AWS Certification
7 27 (0.69%) SANS
8 24 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (0.26%) CISSP
9 10 (0.26%) ISEB
9 10 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (0.23%) CISA
10 9 (0.23%) CISM
11 8 (0.20%) OCP
11 8 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.15%) PhD
13 5 (0.13%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.077%) RHCE
14 3 (0.077%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (7.14%) QA
2 27 (0.69%) WCAG
3 22 (0.56%) GDPR
4 21 (0.54%) GRC
5 20 (0.51%) PSD2
6 15 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.33%) SLA
8 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.10%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.077%) IEC 62304
10 3 (0.077%) SEPA
11 2 (0.051%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.051%) ITGC
11 2 (0.051%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.051%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.026%) GAAP
12 1 (0.026%) IFRS
System Software
1 1,608 (41.01%) Docker
2 25 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.18%) Postfix
7 6 (0.15%) ISA Server
7 6 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.10%) Ceph
8 4 (0.10%) Firmware
8 4 (0.10%) KVM
9 3 (0.077%) NFS
9 3 (0.077%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.077%) OpenDJ
9 3 (0.077%) vSphere
10 2 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.026%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.026%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,430 (36.47%) Kubernetes
2 550 (14.03%) Terraform
3 223 (5.69%) Ansible
4 137 (3.49%) Prometheus
5 131 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
6 113 (2.88%) Grafana
7 86 (2.19%) Puppet
8 48 (1.22%) Istio
9 25 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
10 20 (0.51%) Kibana
11 17 (0.43%) Rancher
12 13 (0.33%) Consul
13 10 (0.26%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.20%) Galera Cluster
14 8 (0.20%) Graphite
15 7 (0.18%) Mesos
15 7 (0.18%) Nagios
15 7 (0.18%) Sysdig
15 7 (0.18%) yum
16 6 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 359 (9.16%) Google
2 247 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 243 (6.20%) Oracle
4 78 (1.99%) Nintex
5 71 (1.81%) Sybase
6 68 (1.73%) IBM
7 45 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 36 (0.92%) SAP
9 32 (0.82%) Adobe
9 32 (0.82%) Samsung
10 29 (0.74%) VMware
11 28 (0.71%) Databricks
12 26 (0.66%) Splunk
12 26 (0.66%) Spotify
13 23 (0.59%) Atlassian
14 19 (0.48%) PagerDuty
14 19 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (0.41%) Elastic Path
16 15 (0.38%) Qubit
17 12 (0.31%) MuleSoft