Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 158 425
Rank change year-on-year +84 +267 +411
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 3098 1715 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.15% 2.25% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 2.48% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2502 1477 541
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -17.86%

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 68311 69126 79462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.61% 90.61% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52193 59650 66854
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 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
Central London +101 484 £70,000 +7.69% 75
West London +69 167 £70,000 +19.15% 20
South London +41 55 £67,500 +12.50% 4
East London -5 17 £60,000 -7.69% 15
North London +19 16 £55,000 -39.73% 3
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 London region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 2054 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1628 (52.55%) Java
3 1194 (38.54%) TDD
4 1005 (32.44%) Amazon AWS
5 961 (31.02%) DevOps
6 925 (29.86%) JavaScript
7 825 (26.63%) Finance
8 780 (25.18%) .NET
9 764 (24.66%) Software Engineering
10 758 (24.47%) REST
11 730 (23.56%) Continuous Integration
12 729 (23.53%) Spring
13 713 (23.01%) Docker
14 693 (22.37%) Scrum
15 669 (21.59%) BDD
16 664 (21.43%) Git (software)
17 659 (21.27%) NoSQL
18 614 (19.82%) SQL
19 611 (19.72%) C#
20 584 (18.85%) RESTful
21 567 (18.30%) Linux
22 565 (18.24%) Python
23 547 (17.66%) HTML
24 542 (17.50%) SOA
25 540 (17.43%) Web Services
26 503 (16.24%) Node.js
27 464 (14.98%) AngularJS
28 459 (14.82%) MongoDB
28 459 (14.82%) Open Source
29 449 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 259 (8.36%) Elasticsearch
2 155 (5.00%) Apache
3 144 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 133 (4.29%) Apache Spark
5 94 (3.03%) CMS
6 86 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 81 (2.61%) Confluence
8 70 (2.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 65 (2.10%) JBoss
10 55 (1.78%) Apache Solr
11 32 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 30 (0.97%) OpenStack
12 30 (0.97%) WildFly
13 29 (0.94%) Jetty
13 29 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
14 28 (0.90%) Apache Geronimo
14 28 (0.90%) nginx
15 26 (0.84%) EPiServer
16 25 (0.81%) IIS
17 18 (0.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.032%) HipChat
4 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (0.84%) Eloqua
2 25 (0.81%) Magento
3 23 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
4 22 (0.71%) RMDS
5 8 (0.26%) SessionCam
5 8 (0.26%) Social Studio
6 7 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.065%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.065%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.065%) Summit
9 1 (0.032%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.032%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.032%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.032%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.032%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1005 (32.44%) Amazon AWS
2 449 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 216 (6.97%) SaaS
4 116 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 116 (3.74%) PaaS
5 105 (3.39%) GitHub
6 82 (2.65%) IaaS
7 75 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
8 62 (2.00%) Serverless
9 60 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 53 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
11 42 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
13 27 (0.87%) npm
13 27 (0.87%) OpenShift
14 22 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
15 20 (0.65%) Heroku
16 18 (0.58%) Amazon S3
17 16 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
18 12 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.00%) HTTP
2 48 (1.55%) Firewall
2 48 (1.55%) Internet
3 33 (1.07%) DNS
4 25 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.52%) SMPP
6 11 (0.36%) FTP
7 7 (0.23%) BGP
8 6 (0.19%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.19%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.16%) AMQP
9 5 (0.16%) Broadband
9 5 (0.16%) SSH
10 4 (0.13%) 3G
10 4 (0.13%) SMS
11 3 (0.097%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.097%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.097%) SNMP
11 3 (0.097%) X.509
12 2 (0.065%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (21.27%) NoSQL
2 459 (14.82%) MongoDB
3 343 (11.07%) MySQL
4 303 (9.78%) Big Data
5 298 (9.62%) SQL Server
6 255 (8.23%) Relational Database
7 237 (7.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 235 (7.59%) PostgreSQL
9 180 (5.81%) Redis
10 153 (4.94%) Hadoop
11 90 (2.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 85 (2.74%) RDBMS
13 61 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
14 59 (1.90%) HBase
15 50 (1.61%) Blockchain
15 50 (1.61%) Neo4j
16 43 (1.39%) Couchbase
17 42 (1.36%) Hazelcast
18 28 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 664 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 444 (14.33%) Jenkins
3 299 (9.65%) Maven
4 261 (8.42%) TeamCity
5 223 (7.20%) Cucumber
6 177 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 169 (5.46%) JIRA
8 149 (4.81%) JUnit
9 129 (4.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 123 (3.97%) Selenium
11 121 (3.91%) MSBuild
12 117 (3.78%) Subversion
13 93 (3.00%) Gradle
14 88 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 82 (2.65%) gulp
16 72 (2.32%) Hudson
17 63 (2.03%) webpack
18 51 (1.65%) Mockito
19 49 (1.58%) Bower
20 45 (1.45%) Grunt
General
1 825 (26.63%) Finance
2 397 (12.81%) Banking
3 179 (5.78%) Games
4 158 (5.10%) Retail
5 151 (4.87%) Marketing
6 131 (4.23%) Investment Banking
7 111 (3.58%) Retail Banking
8 107 (3.45%) Front Office
9 71 (2.29%) Telecoms
10 51 (1.65%) Advertising
10 51 (1.65%) Law
11 41 (1.32%) Billing
12 36 (1.16%) Manufacturing
13 31 (1.00%) Electronics
14 26 (0.84%) Back Office
15 22 (0.71%) Legal
16 20 (0.65%) Publishing
17 16 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 14 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1702 (54.94%) Developer
2 784 (25.31%) Java Developer
3 505 (16.30%) Senior Developer
4 350 (11.30%) Architect
5 274 (8.84%) .NET Developer
6 243 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 238 (7.68%) C# Developer
7 238 (7.68%) Senior Java Developer
8 181 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
9 169 (5.46%) Lead Developer
10 163 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 163 (5.26%) Java Engineer
11 157 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
12 156 (5.04%) Agile Developer
13 142 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
14 125 (4.03%) Python Developer
15 122 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
16 100 (3.23%) Software Developer
17 99 (3.20%) Development Manager
18 97 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 780 (25.18%) .NET
2 758 (24.47%) REST
3 729 (23.53%) Spring
4 584 (18.85%) RESTful
5 547 (17.66%) HTML
6 540 (17.43%) Web Services
7 503 (16.24%) Node.js
8 464 (14.98%) AngularJS
9 447 (14.43%) CSS
10 392 (12.65%) React
11 369 (11.91%) Hibernate
12 315 (10.17%) ASP.NET
13 288 (9.30%) Spring Boot
14 275 (8.88%) HTML5
15 259 (8.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 208 (6.71%) Kafka
17 182 (5.87%) J2EE
18 172 (5.55%) RabbitMQ
19 147 (4.74%) CSS3
20 143 (4.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 449 (14.49%) Greenfield Project
2 302 (9.75%) Computer Science
3 283 (9.13%) Fintech
4 185 (5.97%) User Experience
5 142 (4.58%) Online Banking
6 129 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
7 116 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
8 98 (3.16%) Mobile App
9 84 (2.71%) Algorithms
10 67 (2.16%) Derivative
10 67 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
11 62 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
12 56 (1.81%) Hedge funds
13 55 (1.78%) Public Cloud
14 45 (1.45%) Data Structures
15 42 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 35 (1.13%) Blog
16 35 (1.13%) Cloud Native
17 34 (1.10%) Data Centre
17 34 (1.10%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 567 (18.30%) Linux
2 165 (5.33%) Windows
3 135 (4.36%) Unix
4 119 (3.84%) Android
5 105 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.13%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.39%) Debian
7 12 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.23%) CentOS
10 4 (0.13%) CoreOS
10 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.065%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.065%) Solaris
12 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.032%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.032%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2054 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1194 (38.54%) TDD
3 961 (31.02%) DevOps
4 764 (24.66%) Software Engineering
5 730 (23.56%) Continuous Integration
6 693 (22.37%) Scrum
7 669 (21.59%) BDD
8 542 (17.50%) SOA
9 459 (14.82%) Open Source
10 426 (13.75%) MVC
11 353 (11.39%) Test Automation
12 322 (10.39%) OO
13 315 (10.17%) E-Commerce
14 311 (10.04%) Continuous Delivery
15 293 (9.46%) SOLID
16 291 (9.39%) Mentoring
17 285 (9.20%) Domain-Driven Design
18 273 (8.81%) Analytics
19 258 (8.33%) Kanban
20 237 (7.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1628 (52.55%) Java
2 925 (29.86%) JavaScript
3 614 (19.82%) SQL
4 611 (19.72%) C#
5 565 (18.24%) Python
6 329 (10.62%) Scala
7 215 (6.94%) Ruby
8 198 (6.39%) PHP
9 187 (6.04%) Go
10 139 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 117 (3.78%) ES6
12 109 (3.52%) Bash Shell
13 88 (2.84%) C++
14 73 (2.36%) Groovy
15 72 (2.32%) Shell Script
16 62 (2.00%) C
17 56 (1.81%) TypeScript
18 36 (1.16%) Elixir
19 35 (1.13%) Perl
20 32 (1.03%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 325 (10.49%) Degree
2 154 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.48%) Master's Degree
4 38 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 21 (0.68%) ISEB
5 21 (0.68%) PhD
6 15 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.42%) AWS Certification
7 13 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.16%) CISSP
8 5 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.097%) CISM
10 3 (0.097%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.065%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.065%) MBA
12 1 (0.032%) CISA
12 1 (0.032%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.032%) MCSE
12 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (8.01%) QA
2 27 (0.87%) GCP
3 14 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.32%) SLA
5 9 (0.29%) PSD2
6 5 (0.16%) GDPR
7 3 (0.097%) COBIT
7 3 (0.097%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.097%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.097%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.065%) MiFID
9 1 (0.032%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 713 (23.01%) Docker
2 15 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (0.36%) HDFS
5 10 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.29%) iptables
7 8 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.16%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.065%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.065%) LXC
10 2 (0.065%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.065%) Varnish
11 1 (0.032%) vSphere
11 1 (0.032%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 284 (9.17%) Kubernetes
2 278 (8.97%) Ansible
3 208 (6.71%) Puppet
4 149 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (2.23%) Terraform
6 32 (1.03%) Docker Swarm
7 29 (0.94%) Mesos
8 15 (0.48%) Rancher
9 13 (0.42%) Kibana
10 11 (0.36%) Nagios
11 10 (0.32%) Marathon
12 9 (0.29%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
12 9 (0.29%) Salt
13 8 (0.26%) Grafana
13 8 (0.26%) logstash
14 6 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.16%) Graphite
15 5 (0.16%) rkt
15 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 253 (8.17%) Oracle
2 198 (6.39%) Google
3 153 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 69 (2.23%) TIBCO
5 50 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 49 (1.58%) Splunk
7 40 (1.29%) SAP
8 38 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 36 (1.16%) IBM
10 34 (1.10%) Xamarin
11 32 (1.03%) Solace
12 30 (0.97%) Cognizant
12 30 (0.97%) Sitecore
13 27 (0.87%) VMware
14 26 (0.84%) Marketo
15 24 (0.77%) Cadence
16 22 (0.71%) Apigee
16 22 (0.71%) AppDynamics
16 22 (0.71%) MuleSoft
17 21 (0.68%) hybris