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

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 122 311
Rank change year-on-year +60 +189 +494
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 3,381 1,940 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.82% 2.73% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 3.01% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,794 1,644 826
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -17.24%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -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 64,280 64,377 75,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.58% 90.52% 89.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51,279 54,857 63,801
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £87,500
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 17 January 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 January 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 +90 637 £70,000 +7.69% 158
West London +58 160 £70,000 +16.67% 84
South London +9 49 £69,500 +18.19% 10
East London +7 21 £60,000 -14.29% 18
North London +17 19 £75,000 +36.36% 6
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 2,266 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,761 (52.09%) Java
3 1,349 (39.90%) TDD
4 1,223 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1,110 (32.83%) JavaScript
6 1,025 (30.32%) DevOps
7 969 (28.66%) Software Engineering
8 924 (27.33%) Finance
9 832 (24.61%) Continuous Integration
10 824 (24.37%) REST
11 803 (23.75%) .NET
12 796 (23.54%) Docker
13 777 (22.98%) Spring
14 761 (22.51%) RESTful
15 739 (21.86%) C#
16 730 (21.59%) Scrum
17 688 (20.35%) BDD
18 637 (18.84%) SQL
19 633 (18.72%) Git (software)
20 616 (18.22%) NoSQL
21 604 (17.86%) HTML
22 598 (17.69%) Node.js
23 586 (17.33%) Python
24 575 (17.01%) AngularJS
25 568 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
25 568 (16.80%) Web Services
26 536 (15.85%) Jenkins
27 523 (15.47%) Linux
28 511 (15.11%) React
29 489 (14.46%) SOA

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
1 266 (7.87%) Elasticsearch
2 164 (4.85%) Apache Spark
3 107 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 105 (3.11%) Apache
5 75 (2.22%) Confluence
6 63 (1.86%) CMS
7 57 (1.69%) WebSphere
8 42 (1.24%) JBoss
9 38 (1.12%) Apache Solr
9 38 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 33 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 29 (0.86%) Jetty
12 26 (0.77%) EPiServer
13 24 (0.71%) IIS
14 23 (0.68%) nginx
15 22 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
16 21 (0.62%) WebLogic
17 20 (0.59%) WildFly
18 14 (0.41%) SharePoint
19 12 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
1 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.030%) HipChat
2 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (0.47%) Magento
3 14 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.21%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.18%) Workday HCM
6 5 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.059%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.030%) Endur
9 1 (0.030%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,223 (36.17%) Amazon AWS
2 568 (16.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 222 (6.57%) SaaS
4 165 (4.88%) PaaS
5 155 (4.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 125 (3.70%) IaaS
7 120 (3.55%) GitHub
8 72 (2.13%) Serverless
9 60 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
9 60 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 55 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
11 51 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
12 43 (1.27%) OpenShift
13 41 (1.21%) Amazon S3
14 38 (1.12%) npm
15 25 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 23 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
17 18 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
17 18 (0.53%) Slack
18 16 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.96%) HTTP
2 43 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 41 (1.21%) Internet
4 36 (1.06%) Firewall
5 16 (0.47%) FTP
6 13 (0.38%) SMPP
7 11 (0.33%) SSH
8 9 (0.27%) SMTP
9 7 (0.21%) OpenVPN
9 7 (0.21%) SMS
9 7 (0.21%) SSL
9 7 (0.21%) VPN
10 6 (0.18%) DNS
10 6 (0.18%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.18%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.15%) 3G
11 5 (0.15%) IPFS
12 4 (0.12%) BGP
12 4 (0.12%) PPP
12 4 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 616 (18.22%) NoSQL
2 427 (12.63%) MongoDB
3 338 (10.00%) Big Data
4 299 (8.84%) SQL Server
5 297 (8.78%) MySQL
6 206 (6.09%) Relational Database
7 196 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
8 190 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 146 (4.32%) Hadoop
10 135 (3.99%) Redis
11 114 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 69 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 62 (1.83%) HBase
14 52 (1.54%) Blockchain
15 48 (1.42%) Neo4j
16 45 (1.33%) Couchbase
17 37 (1.09%) Event Store
17 37 (1.09%) Hazelcast
18 34 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 633 (18.72%) Git (software)
2 536 (15.85%) Jenkins
3 273 (8.07%) Maven
4 247 (7.31%) TeamCity
5 214 (6.33%) Cucumber
6 205 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 200 (5.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 149 (4.41%) JIRA
9 144 (4.26%) Selenium
10 131 (3.87%) JUnit
11 123 (3.64%) Subversion
12 109 (3.22%) MSBuild
13 106 (3.14%) Gradle
14 104 (3.08%) Hudson
15 94 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 68 (2.01%) gulp
17 62 (1.83%) Visual Studio
18 56 (1.66%) webpack
19 52 (1.54%) Travis CI
20 49 (1.45%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 924 (27.33%) Finance
2 397 (11.74%) Banking
3 248 (7.34%) Games
4 223 (6.60%) Retail
5 138 (4.08%) Marketing
6 123 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 95 (2.81%) Front Office
8 89 (2.63%) Telecoms
9 88 (2.60%) Retail Banking
10 72 (2.13%) Law
11 47 (1.39%) Advertising
12 45 (1.33%) Manufacturing
13 41 (1.21%) Billing
14 37 (1.09%) Electronics
14 37 (1.09%) Legal
15 35 (1.04%) Financial Institution
16 31 (0.92%) Back Office
17 30 (0.89%) Online Betting
18 19 (0.56%) Publishing
19 10 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,881 (55.63%) Developer
2 849 (25.11%) Java Developer
3 481 (14.23%) Senior Developer
4 406 (12.01%) Architect
5 369 (10.91%) Software Engineer
6 282 (8.34%) .NET Developer
7 276 (8.16%) C# Developer
8 245 (7.25%) Java Engineer
9 217 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 208 (6.15%) Agile Developer
11 184 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
12 181 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
13 180 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
14 170 (5.03%) Lead Developer
15 163 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
16 155 (4.58%) Java Software Engineer
17 145 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
18 140 (4.14%) Agile Java Developer
19 129 (3.82%) Java Software Developer
20 127 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 824 (24.37%) REST
2 803 (23.75%) .NET
3 777 (22.98%) Spring
4 761 (22.51%) RESTful
5 604 (17.86%) HTML
6 598 (17.69%) Node.js
7 575 (17.01%) AngularJS
8 568 (16.80%) Web Services
9 511 (15.11%) React
10 482 (14.26%) CSS
11 352 (10.41%) HTML5
12 338 (10.00%) ASP.NET
13 322 (9.52%) Spring Boot
14 286 (8.46%) Hibernate
15 263 (7.78%) Kafka
16 262 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 236 (6.98%) J2EE
18 163 (4.82%) RabbitMQ
19 158 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 158 (4.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 417 (12.33%) Greenfield Project
2 356 (10.53%) Fintech
3 325 (9.61%) Computer Science
4 190 (5.62%) User Experience
5 147 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 146 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
7 116 (3.43%) Mobile App
8 111 (3.28%) Online Banking
9 101 (2.99%) Algorithms
10 81 (2.40%) Public Cloud
11 77 (2.28%) Data Structures
12 75 (2.22%) Online Games
13 60 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
14 56 (1.66%) Derivative
15 53 (1.57%) Equity Derivative
16 50 (1.48%) Cloud Native
17 47 (1.39%) Hedge funds
18 43 (1.27%) Equities
19 41 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 41 (1.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 523 (15.47%) Linux
2 153 (4.53%) Windows
3 143 (4.23%) Unix
4 115 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 112 (3.31%) Android
6 15 (0.44%) Debian
7 14 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.33%) CentOS
10 9 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.21%) Nucleus RTOS
12 7 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.21%) Windows Server
13 6 (0.18%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.059%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.030%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,266 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,349 (39.90%) TDD
3 1,025 (30.32%) DevOps
4 969 (28.66%) Software Engineering
5 832 (24.61%) Continuous Integration
6 730 (21.59%) Scrum
7 688 (20.35%) BDD
8 489 (14.46%) SOA
9 472 (13.96%) Open Source
10 461 (13.64%) MVC
11 423 (12.51%) E-Commerce
12 422 (12.48%) Test Automation
13 334 (9.88%) OO
14 332 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
15 325 (9.61%) Mentoring
16 285 (8.43%) SOLID
17 270 (7.99%) Analytics
18 267 (7.90%) Domain-Driven Design
19 245 (7.25%) Unit Testing
20 239 (7.07%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 1,761 (52.09%) Java
2 1,110 (32.83%) JavaScript
3 739 (21.86%) C#
4 637 (18.84%) SQL
5 586 (17.33%) Python
6 364 (10.77%) Scala
7 311 (9.20%) PHP
8 253 (7.48%) Ruby
9 219 (6.48%) Go
10 169 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 127 (3.76%) Bash Shell
12 115 (3.40%) ES6
13 89 (2.63%) C++
14 81 (2.40%) TypeScript
15 77 (2.28%) Shell Script
16 73 (2.16%) Groovy
17 61 (1.80%) C
18 45 (1.33%) Clojure
19 42 (1.24%) Perl
20 39 (1.15%) F#
Qualifications
1 340 (10.06%) Degree
2 126 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.59%) Master's Degree
6 15 (0.44%) PhD
7 13 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.35%) ISEB
9 8 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.24%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.15%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.12%) CISA
11 4 (0.12%) CISM
11 4 (0.12%) CISSP
11 4 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.12%) SANS
12 3 (0.089%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.059%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.059%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (7.75%) QA
2 39 (1.15%) GCP
3 18 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.44%) GDPR
5 14 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.30%) SLA
7 3 (0.089%) COBIT
7 3 (0.089%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.030%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.030%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.030%) MiFID
9 1 (0.030%) PMO
9 1 (0.030%) PSD2
System Software
1 796 (23.54%) Docker
2 16 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (0.33%) HDFS
4 11 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.18%) iptables
5 6 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.12%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.059%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.059%) LXC
7 2 (0.059%) Varnish
8 1 (0.030%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.030%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 352 (10.41%) Ansible
2 317 (9.38%) Kubernetes
3 291 (8.61%) Puppet
4 196 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
5 143 (4.23%) Terraform
6 31 (0.92%) Mesos
7 30 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
8 27 (0.80%) Salt
9 12 (0.35%) Consul
10 11 (0.33%) Rancher
11 10 (0.30%) Kibana
11 10 (0.30%) logstash
12 9 (0.27%) Marathon
13 8 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
14 6 (0.18%) Grafana
14 6 (0.18%) Nagios
14 6 (0.18%) Rundeck
15 5 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.15%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.12%) Ambari
Vendors
1 280 (8.28%) Google
2 247 (7.31%) Oracle
3 154 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 58 (1.72%) VMware
5 57 (1.69%) SAP
6 46 (1.36%) Splunk
7 45 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 44 (1.30%) TIBCO
9 38 (1.12%) IBM
9 38 (1.12%) Zend
10 28 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 26 (0.77%) MuleSoft
12 22 (0.65%) Facebook
13 21 (0.62%) RedGate
14 20 (0.59%) Apigee
14 20 (0.59%) hybris
14 20 (0.59%) Xamarin
15 19 (0.56%) AppDynamics
15 19 (0.56%) Twitter
16 18 (0.53%) StreamBase