Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 16 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 5,835 2,120 4,453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 11.65% 10.94% 8.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.20% 11.65% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,171 1,781 3,713
10th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £120,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +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 47,829 18,191 51,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.53% 93.88% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31,122 15,378 41,738
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £107,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -7 637 £85,000 +13.33% 293
West London -1 138 £65,000 -16.13% 89
South London +2 118 £70,000 +12.00% 28
East London +5 43 £75,000 +9.09% 58
North London -14 4 £55,000 +57.14% 8
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 3,177 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2,803 (48.04%) AWS
3 2,789 (47.80%) Java
4 2,366 (40.55%) Docker
5 2,268 (38.87%) Kubernetes
6 2,052 (35.17%) Software Engineering
7 1,943 (33.30%) DevOps
8 1,827 (31.31%) Finance
9 1,751 (30.01%) React
10 1,733 (29.70%) Azure
11 1,721 (29.49%) Python
12 1,695 (29.05%) JavaScript
13 1,619 (27.75%) TDD
14 1,616 (27.69%) SQL
15 1,280 (21.94%) C#
16 1,256 (21.53%) Node.js
17 1,242 (21.29%) Social Skills
18 1,237 (21.20%) Spring
19 1,203 (20.62%) Test Automation
20 1,184 (20.29%) .NET
21 1,159 (19.86%) Serverless
22 1,111 (19.04%) REST
23 1,110 (19.02%) Full Stack Development
24 1,101 (18.87%) GCP
25 1,095 (18.77%) NoSQL
26 988 (16.93%) TypeScript
27 960 (16.45%) Kafka
28 947 (16.23%) PostgreSQL
29 906 (15.53%) Git (software)
30 898 (15.39%) Web Services

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
1 367 (6.29%) Elasticsearch
2 210 (3.60%) Confluence
3 167 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 91 (1.56%) CMS
5 78 (1.34%) Apache
6 51 (0.87%) nginx
7 43 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 39 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 34 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 31 (0.53%) Tornado
11 26 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 24 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
12 24 (0.41%) IIS
12 24 (0.41%) SharePoint
13 21 (0.36%) Drupal
14 20 (0.34%) Headless CMS
15 18 (0.31%) EPiServer
16 16 (0.27%) Apache Pulsar
16 16 (0.27%) Camunda
17 12 (0.21%) Luigi
Applications
1 31 (0.53%) InVision
2 30 (0.51%) Sketch
3 21 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 15 (0.26%) GIMP
6 13 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (0.19%) Figma
9 10 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
10 7 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.086%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.086%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.017%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.017%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.017%) Revit
Business Applications
1 30 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.45%) Magento
3 18 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.27%) Shopify
5 10 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
6 9 (0.15%) R3 Corda
7 7 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 6 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.10%) Summit
9 3 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.051%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.034%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 1 (0.017%) RMDS
11 1 (0.017%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,803 (48.04%) AWS
2 1,733 (29.70%) Azure
3 1,159 (19.86%) Serverless
4 1,101 (18.87%) GCP
5 533 (9.13%) AWS Lambda
6 428 (7.34%) SaaS
7 407 (6.98%) GitHub
8 398 (6.82%) Amazon ECS
9 293 (5.02%) Amazon EC2
10 269 (4.61%) PaaS
11 213 (3.65%) AWS CloudFormation
12 204 (3.50%) Amazon S3
13 169 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
14 142 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
15 117 (2.01%) IaaS
16 110 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
17 96 (1.65%) Amazon EKS
18 91 (1.56%) OpenShift
19 90 (1.54%) Azure Service Bus
20 77 (1.32%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 304 (5.21%) HTTP
2 50 (0.86%) Broadband
3 38 (0.65%) DNS
4 36 (0.62%) Internet
5 35 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 28 (0.48%) Firewall
7 18 (0.31%) WAN
8 17 (0.29%) IPv4
9 16 (0.27%) LAN
9 16 (0.27%) WebEx
10 15 (0.26%) SSH
11 14 (0.24%) IPv6
11 14 (0.24%) MQTT
11 14 (0.24%) VPN
12 12 (0.21%) Bluetooth
12 12 (0.21%) Network Security
12 12 (0.21%) SNMP
13 11 (0.19%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.19%) SSL
13 11 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,095 (18.77%) NoSQL
2 947 (16.23%) PostgreSQL
3 580 (9.94%) MySQL
4 560 (9.60%) Relational Database
5 557 (9.55%) MongoDB
6 546 (9.36%) SQL Server
7 394 (6.75%) Redis
8 379 (6.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 310 (5.31%) Big Data
10 286 (4.90%) Amazon Aurora
11 168 (2.88%) Amazon Athena
12 144 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
13 120 (2.06%) Hadoop
14 117 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
15 116 (1.99%) RDBMS
16 105 (1.80%) Blockchain
16 105 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
17 101 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
18 99 (1.70%) Data Lake
19 64 (1.10%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 906 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 839 (14.38%) Jenkins
3 376 (6.44%) JIRA
4 300 (5.14%) GitLab
5 245 (4.20%) Maven
6 233 (3.99%) JUnit
7 224 (3.84%) TeamCity
8 192 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 185 (3.17%) Selenium
10 157 (2.69%) Cypress.io
11 151 (2.59%) Gradle
12 146 (2.50%) Mockito
13 138 (2.37%) webpack
14 118 (2.02%) Artifactory
15 117 (2.01%) CircleCI
16 111 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
17 106 (1.82%) NUnit
18 101 (1.73%) Cucumber
19 98 (1.68%) SonarQube
20 94 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,827 (31.31%) Finance
2 1,242 (21.29%) Social Skills
3 667 (11.43%) Banking
4 432 (7.40%) Retail
5 354 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
6 249 (4.27%) Games
7 188 (3.22%) Marketing
8 183 (3.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 133 (2.28%) Financial Institution
10 129 (2.21%) Public Sector
11 125 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
12 121 (2.07%) Legal
13 105 (1.80%) Publishing
14 96 (1.65%) Back Office
15 78 (1.34%) Advertising
16 75 (1.29%) Telecoms
17 64 (1.10%) Front Office
18 63 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
19 58 (0.99%) Manufacturing
20 52 (0.89%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 2,335 (40.02%) Developer
2 1,117 (19.14%) Software Engineer
3 869 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 692 (11.86%) Senior Developer
5 512 (8.77%) Architect
6 463 (7.93%) Java Engineer
7 436 (7.47%) Senior Software Engineer
8 349 (5.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 316 (5.42%) .NET Developer
10 278 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 270 (4.63%) AWS Engineer
12 264 (4.52%) Backend Developer
13 258 (4.42%) Python Engineer
13 258 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
14 253 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
15 216 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
16 202 (3.46%) Senior Java Engineer
17 188 (3.22%) Technical Leader
18 171 (2.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 167 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,751 (30.01%) React
2 1,256 (21.53%) Node.js
3 1,237 (21.20%) Spring
4 1,184 (20.29%) .NET
5 1,111 (19.04%) REST
6 960 (16.45%) Kafka
7 898 (15.39%) Web Services
8 857 (14.69%) AngularJS
9 849 (14.55%) Spring Boot
10 699 (11.98%) .NET Core
11 681 (11.67%) RESTful
12 598 (10.25%) GraphQL
13 588 (10.08%) CSS
14 542 (9.29%) HTML
15 374 (6.41%) .NET Framework
16 372 (6.38%) gRPC
17 363 (6.22%) RabbitMQ
18 272 (4.66%) Redux
19 246 (4.22%) JSON
20 241 (4.13%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 448 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
2 421 (7.22%) User Experience
3 355 (6.08%) Cloud Native
4 232 (3.98%) Algorithms
5 223 (3.82%) Hedge funds
6 166 (2.84%) Data Structures
7 162 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 161 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
9 157 (2.69%) Mobile App
10 151 (2.59%) Pricing Data
11 148 (2.54%) Blog
12 146 (2.50%) Virtual Team
13 142 (2.43%) Public Cloud
14 98 (1.68%) Legacy Systems
15 72 (1.23%) Data Centre
16 68 (1.17%) NHS
17 62 (1.06%) Social Media
18 59 (1.01%) Derivative
19 53 (0.91%) N-Tier
20 51 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 497 (8.52%) Linux
2 134 (2.30%) Unix
3 110 (1.89%) Windows
4 102 (1.75%) Android
5 85 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 34 (0.58%) Mesosphere
7 22 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.21%) CentOS
8 12 (0.21%) Debian
8 12 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
9 11 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.17%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.14%) VMS
12 6 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.069%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.034%) Alpine Linux
14 2 (0.034%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.017%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.017%) Android TV
15 1 (0.017%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,177 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
2 2,052 (35.17%) Software Engineering
3 1,943 (33.30%) DevOps
4 1,619 (27.75%) TDD
5 1,203 (20.62%) Test Automation
6 1,110 (19.02%) Full Stack Development
7 852 (14.60%) Scrum
8 818 (14.02%) Fintech
9 785 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
10 714 (12.24%) BDD
11 680 (11.65%) Mentoring
12 679 (11.64%) Event-Driven
13 669 (11.47%) Analytics
14 587 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
15 580 (9.94%) Open Source
16 498 (8.53%) Artificial Intelligence
17 494 (8.47%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 490 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
19 482 (8.26%) Infrastructure as Code
20 451 (7.73%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,789 (47.80%) Java
2 1,721 (29.49%) Python
3 1,695 (29.05%) JavaScript
4 1,616 (27.69%) SQL
5 1,280 (21.94%) C#
6 988 (16.93%) TypeScript
7 562 (9.63%) Go
8 386 (6.62%) Java 8
9 335 (5.74%) Scala
10 311 (5.33%) Kotlin
11 233 (3.99%) PHP
12 220 (3.77%) C++
13 217 (3.72%) Java 11
14 214 (3.67%) Ruby
15 142 (2.43%) PowerShell
16 139 (2.38%) Bash Shell
17 119 (2.04%) ES6
18 116 (1.99%) Rust
19 109 (1.87%) C
20 72 (1.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 541 (9.27%) Degree
2 265 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 95 (1.63%) Master's Degree
5 93 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 44 (0.75%) AWS Certification
7 16 (0.27%) SANS
8 13 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
10 11 (0.19%) MBA
11 9 (0.15%) OCP
11 9 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.14%) PhD
13 6 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.10%) SAFe Agilist
14 5 (0.086%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.069%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.069%) CISM
15 4 (0.069%) CISSP
16 3 (0.051%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 619 (10.61%) QA
2 66 (1.13%) GDPR
3 51 (0.87%) PSD2
4 47 (0.81%) Accessibility
5 38 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 38 (0.65%) SLA
6 18 (0.31%) WCAG
7 8 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.14%) NIST
8 7 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.12%) IEC 62304
8 7 (0.12%) ISO 13485
9 4 (0.069%) GRC
9 4 (0.069%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.051%) IASME
10 3 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.051%) SEPA
11 1 (0.017%) COBIT
11 1 (0.017%) EMIR
11 1 (0.017%) MiFID
System Software
1 2,366 (40.55%) Docker
2 24 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 22 (0.38%) ISA Server
3 22 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.33%) Postfix
5 17 (0.29%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.21%) Firmware
7 7 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.10%) Ceph
9 5 (0.086%) KVM
10 2 (0.034%) HDFS
10 2 (0.034%) NFS
10 2 (0.034%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.034%) Xen
11 1 (0.017%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.017%) Varnish
11 1 (0.017%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2,268 (38.87%) Kubernetes
2 848 (14.53%) Terraform
3 338 (5.79%) Ansible
4 295 (5.06%) Prometheus
5 271 (4.64%) Grafana
6 161 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
7 158 (2.71%) Puppet
8 79 (1.35%) Kibana
9 77 (1.32%) Istio
10 65 (1.11%) logstash
11 55 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
12 50 (0.86%) Consul
13 43 (0.74%) Opsgenie
14 34 (0.58%) Automic
15 32 (0.55%) Graphite
15 32 (0.55%) Mesos
16 30 (0.51%) Graylog
17 27 (0.46%) HAProxy
18 22 (0.38%) Rancher
19 17 (0.29%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 576 (9.87%) Google
2 380 (6.51%) Microsoft
3 341 (5.84%) Oracle
4 97 (1.66%) Splunk
5 84 (1.44%) Samsung
6 63 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 53 (0.91%) New Relic
8 49 (0.84%) Atlassian
9 43 (0.74%) IBM
10 41 (0.70%) Cognizant
11 40 (0.69%) Adobe
12 38 (0.65%) Spotify
13 33 (0.57%) Red Hat
14 30 (0.51%) MuleSoft
15 28 (0.48%) SAP
16 26 (0.45%) LexisNexis
16 26 (0.45%) Sybase
16 26 (0.45%) VMware
17 25 (0.43%) BT
18 22 (0.38%) Algorithmics