Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 91 223
Rank change year-on-year +51 +132 +441
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4,327 2,584 1,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.05% 3.54% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 3.86% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,420 2,064 1,189
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 65,340 67,022 75,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.40% 91.73% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 52,279 53,535 65,496
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in London

Microservices
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Microservices in London

Microservices
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in London over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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
Central London +48 852 £70,000 - 190
West London +30 181 £62,500 -7.41% 105
East London +47 83 £67,500 +29.19% 30
South London -6 31 £65,000 - 14
North London +2 16 £75,000 +36.36% 6
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 London region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 2,763 (63.85%) Agile Software Development
2 2,300 (53.15%) Java
3 1,651 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1,628 (37.62%) DevOps
5 1,472 (34.02%) TDD
6 1,319 (30.48%) Finance
7 1,306 (30.18%) Docker
8 1,257 (29.05%) JavaScript
9 1,244 (28.75%) Software Engineering
10 1,009 (23.32%) Spring
11 976 (22.56%) RESTful
12 951 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
13 944 (21.82%) SQL
14 930 (21.49%) AngularJS
15 923 (21.33%) C#
16 913 (21.10%) .NET
17 912 (21.08%) Microsoft Azure
18 861 (19.90%) Scrum
19 839 (19.39%) React
20 831 (19.20%) Web Services
21 820 (18.95%) REST
22 804 (18.58%) Python
23 711 (16.43%) NoSQL
24 708 (16.36%) Jenkins
25 700 (16.18%) Java 8
26 662 (15.30%) Linux
27 658 (15.21%) Node.js
28 625 (14.44%) HTML
29 610 (14.10%) Git (software)
30 604 (13.96%) BDD

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
1 268 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
2 163 (3.77%) CMS
3 128 (2.96%) Apache Spark
4 95 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 88 (2.03%) Apache
6 81 (1.87%) Confluence
7 79 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
8 78 (1.80%) EPiServer
9 75 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
10 64 (1.48%) WebSphere
11 51 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 45 (1.04%) SharePoint
13 43 (0.99%) WebLogic
14 29 (0.67%) JBoss
15 24 (0.55%) NServiceBus
16 23 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 20 (0.46%) IIS
17 20 (0.46%) Jetty
18 18 (0.42%) nginx
19 17 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (0.23%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (0.069%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.046%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.023%) InVision
5 1 (0.023%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.023%) Mingle
5 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.023%) Weka
Business Applications
1 58 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.95%) Eloqua
3 37 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.12%) BASE24
8 5 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.12%) Front Arena
8 5 (0.12%) Postilion
8 5 (0.12%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.092%) Magento
9 4 (0.092%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.069%) Distributed Ledger
11 2 (0.046%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1,651 (38.16%) Amazon AWS
2 912 (21.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 264 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 222 (5.13%) Serverless
5 185 (4.28%) PaaS
6 173 (4.00%) SaaS
7 132 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 108 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
9 97 (2.24%) GitHub
10 96 (2.22%) Amazon S3
11 91 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
12 89 (2.06%) IaaS
13 86 (1.99%) npm
14 81 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
14 81 (1.87%) OpenShift
15 44 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
16 43 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 25 (0.58%) Heroku
18 23 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
19 19 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 129 (2.98%) HTTP
2 67 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 43 (0.99%) Firewall
4 37 (0.86%) DNS
5 35 (0.81%) Internet
6 23 (0.53%) SSH
7 18 (0.42%) SMPP
7 18 (0.42%) SMS
8 17 (0.39%) SNMP
9 14 (0.32%) VPN
10 12 (0.28%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 7 (0.16%) SMTP
12 6 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.12%) DHCP
13 5 (0.12%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.12%) Wireless
14 3 (0.069%) AMQP
14 3 (0.069%) FTP
14 3 (0.069%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.069%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 711 (16.43%) NoSQL
2 472 (10.91%) MongoDB
3 433 (10.01%) Big Data
3 433 (10.01%) SQL Server
4 268 (6.19%) MySQL
5 228 (5.27%) Relational Database
6 226 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
7 171 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 156 (3.61%) Hadoop
9 108 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 106 (2.45%) Redis
11 104 (2.40%) Blockchain
12 93 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 66 (1.53%) Couchbase
14 56 (1.29%) CouchDB
15 45 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
16 44 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
17 35 (0.81%) HBase
18 33 (0.76%) Event Store
19 32 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 708 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 610 (14.10%) Git (software)
3 365 (8.44%) Maven
4 253 (5.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 253 (5.85%) TeamCity
5 241 (5.57%) JIRA
6 238 (5.50%) Selenium
7 188 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 162 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 160 (3.70%) Gradle
10 139 (3.21%) Vagrant
11 129 (2.98%) Visual Studio
12 125 (2.89%) Subversion
13 119 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
14 112 (2.59%) Cucumber
14 112 (2.59%) gulp
15 108 (2.50%) JUnit
16 100 (2.31%) Mocha
17 92 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
18 89 (2.06%) Protractor
General
1 1,319 (30.48%) Finance
2 502 (11.60%) Banking
3 333 (7.70%) Retail
4 225 (5.20%) Games
5 201 (4.65%) Front Office
6 149 (3.44%) Marketing
7 144 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 137 (3.17%) Financial Institution
9 106 (2.45%) Law
10 89 (2.06%) Advertising
11 69 (1.59%) Telecoms
12 42 (0.97%) Back Office
13 36 (0.83%) Publishing
14 35 (0.81%) Legal
15 32 (0.74%) Retail Banking
16 22 (0.51%) Electronics
17 21 (0.49%) Online Betting
18 20 (0.46%) Manufacturing
19 11 (0.25%) Multimedia
20 8 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,431 (56.18%) Developer
2 1,178 (27.22%) Java Developer
3 601 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 527 (12.18%) Software Engineer
5 459 (10.61%) Architect
6 427 (9.87%) .NET Developer
7 329 (7.60%) Java Engineer
8 317 (7.33%) C# Developer
9 289 (6.68%) Senior Java Developer
10 258 (5.96%) Lead Developer
11 256 (5.92%) AWS Developer
12 237 (5.48%) Java Software Engineer
13 219 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
14 209 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
15 201 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
16 172 (3.98%) Python Developer
16 172 (3.98%) Software Developer
17 164 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
18 160 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
19 151 (3.49%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,009 (23.32%) Spring
2 976 (22.56%) RESTful
3 930 (21.49%) AngularJS
4 913 (21.10%) .NET
5 839 (19.39%) React
6 831 (19.20%) Web Services
7 820 (18.95%) REST
8 658 (15.21%) Node.js
9 625 (14.44%) HTML
10 599 (13.84%) CSS
11 538 (12.43%) Spring Boot
12 380 (8.78%) Kafka
13 367 (8.48%) ASP.NET
14 358 (8.27%) HTML5
15 304 (7.03%) J2EE
16 293 (6.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 293 (6.77%) Hibernate
17 268 (6.19%) jQuery
18 260 (6.01%) RabbitMQ
19 223 (5.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 538 (12.43%) Fintech
2 535 (12.36%) Greenfield Project
3 336 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 262 (6.06%) User Experience
5 223 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 151 (3.49%) Cloud Native
7 150 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
8 142 (3.28%) Algorithms
9 141 (3.26%) Mobile App
10 131 (3.03%) Hedge funds
11 124 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
12 114 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
13 88 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 80 (1.85%) Data Structures
14 80 (1.85%) Public Cloud
15 69 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
16 64 (1.48%) Blog
17 56 (1.29%) Online Banking
18 54 (1.25%) Online Games
19 52 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 662 (15.30%) Linux
2 171 (3.95%) Windows
3 162 (3.74%) Unix
4 79 (1.83%) Android
5 75 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 41 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 31 (0.72%) CentOS
7 31 (0.72%) Debian
7 31 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.35%) CoreOS
9 11 (0.25%) Nucleus RTOS
10 9 (0.21%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.18%) Solaris
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.092%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.023%) AIX
14 1 (0.023%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.023%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,763 (63.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1,628 (37.62%) DevOps
3 1,472 (34.02%) TDD
4 1,244 (28.75%) Software Engineering
5 951 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
6 861 (19.90%) Scrum
7 604 (13.96%) BDD
8 577 (13.33%) MVC
9 561 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
10 543 (12.55%) SOA
11 541 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 513 (11.86%) Open Source
13 456 (10.54%) OO
14 441 (10.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 375 (8.67%) Mentoring
16 371 (8.57%) E-Commerce
17 365 (8.44%) Pair Programming
18 325 (7.51%) SOLID
19 301 (6.96%) Machine Learning
20 294 (6.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,300 (53.15%) Java
2 1,257 (29.05%) JavaScript
3 944 (21.82%) SQL
4 923 (21.33%) C#
5 804 (18.58%) Python
6 700 (16.18%) Java 8
7 358 (8.27%) Scala
8 233 (5.38%) Go
9 223 (5.15%) PHP
10 212 (4.90%) Ruby
11 170 (3.93%) Bash Shell
12 156 (3.61%) PowerShell
13 122 (2.82%) TypeScript
14 98 (2.26%) C++
14 98 (2.26%) T-SQL
15 96 (2.22%) C
16 91 (2.10%) ES6
17 79 (1.83%) Kotlin
18 77 (1.78%) Groovy
19 70 (1.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 473 (10.93%) Degree
2 147 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (1.39%) AWS Certification
4 57 (1.32%) SAFe Agilist
5 48 (1.11%) Master's Degree
6 33 (0.76%) Security Cleared
7 18 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.37%) PhD
9 15 (0.35%) Sun Certification
10 11 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.16%) CISSP
13 6 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (0.12%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.092%) IIBA
15 4 (0.092%) ISSAP
15 4 (0.092%) PMP
16 3 (0.069%) CCAA
16 3 (0.069%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (6.96%) QA
2 121 (2.80%) GCP
3 24 (0.55%) GDPR
4 21 (0.49%) SLA
5 15 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.12%) PMO
7 5 (0.12%) PSD2
8 3 (0.069%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.046%) COBIT
9 2 (0.046%) MiFID
10 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.023%) OASIS TOSCA
10 1 (0.023%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,306 (30.18%) Docker
2 41 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.42%) iptables
4 15 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.14%) KVM
7 5 (0.12%) Xen
8 4 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.069%) Active Directory
9 3 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.069%) XenApp
9 3 (0.069%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.046%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.046%) HDFS
10 2 (0.046%) NFS
10 2 (0.046%) vSphere
11 1 (0.023%) Gluster
11 1 (0.023%) LXC
11 1 (0.023%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 556 (12.85%) Kubernetes
2 501 (11.58%) Ansible
3 482 (11.14%) Terraform
4 315 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
5 298 (6.89%) Puppet
6 56 (1.29%) Consul
6 56 (1.29%) Salt
7 41 (0.95%) Packer
8 37 (0.86%) Mesos
9 34 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
10 32 (0.74%) Nagios
10 32 (0.74%) Prometheus
11 29 (0.67%) ZABBIX
12 28 (0.65%) Rundeck
13 26 (0.60%) Grafana
14 24 (0.55%) Graphite
15 23 (0.53%) logstash
16 19 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
17 16 (0.37%) Kibana
18 12 (0.28%) Opsview
Vendors
1 243 (5.62%) Google
2 233 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 228 (5.27%) Oracle
4 87 (2.01%) Red Hat
5 85 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 80 (1.85%) Splunk
7 79 (1.83%) SAP
8 64 (1.48%) IBM
9 53 (1.22%) hybris
10 49 (1.13%) VMware
11 45 (1.04%) Zend
12 42 (0.97%) Adobe
13 41 (0.95%) Apigee
13 41 (0.95%) Marketo
14 40 (0.92%) Sybase
15 37 (0.86%) Capita
15 37 (0.86%) Cognizant
15 37 (0.86%) Facebook
15 37 (0.86%) Nintex
16 36 (0.83%) Salesforce.com