Period
to 17 January 2022

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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 17 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 5,398 2,583 4,527
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 10.80% 11.07% 8.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.29% 11.76% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,049 2,189 3,768
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £102,500 £93,750 £95,000
90th Percentile £125,000 £113,750 £115,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% -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 47,796 21,955 48,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.63% 94.09% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31,993 18,541 39,013
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,356
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,288
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 17 January 2022.

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 2022. 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 -9 591 £87,500 +9.38% 276
South London +19 144 £65,000 - 17
West London +6 136 £65,000 +4.00% 91
East London -10 64 £85,000 +21.43% 55
North London -12 6 £150,000 +160.87% 3
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 3,031 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
2 2,584 (47.87%) Java
3 2,516 (46.61%) AWS
4 2,105 (39.00%) Docker
5 2,017 (37.37%) Kubernetes
6 1,931 (35.77%) Software Engineering
7 1,911 (35.40%) DevOps
8 1,676 (31.05%) Finance
9 1,657 (30.70%) Azure
10 1,647 (30.51%) React
11 1,595 (29.55%) JavaScript
12 1,479 (27.40%) Python
13 1,350 (25.01%) TDD
14 1,273 (23.58%) SQL
15 1,191 (22.06%) Spring
16 1,133 (20.99%) C#
17 1,124 (20.82%) GCP
18 1,095 (20.29%) Social Skills
19 1,090 (20.19%) Full Stack Development
20 1,077 (19.95%) .NET
21 1,061 (19.66%) Test Automation
22 1,050 (19.45%) Node.js
23 1,023 (18.95%) REST
24 931 (17.25%) Serverless
24 931 (17.25%) TypeScript
25 926 (17.15%) AngularJS
26 870 (16.12%) NoSQL
27 845 (15.65%) Spring Boot
28 830 (15.38%) Kafka
29 817 (15.14%) Git (software)

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
1 270 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 162 (3.00%) Confluence
3 147 (2.72%) Apache Spark
4 91 (1.69%) CMS
5 61 (1.13%) Apache
6 32 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 30 (0.56%) nginx
8 29 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
8 29 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 28 (0.52%) Headless CMS
10 24 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (0.43%) Camunda
12 21 (0.39%) Ethereum
13 20 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 19 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.35%) WordPress
15 17 (0.31%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.30%) Tornado
17 15 (0.28%) IIS
18 13 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 24 (0.44%) Sketch
2 21 (0.39%) InVision
3 13 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 10 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (0.056%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.019%) GIMP
11 1 (0.019%) Revit
Business Applications
1 21 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.31%) Magento
3 14 (0.26%) Shopify
3 14 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 11 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.20%) R3 Corda
5 10 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.074%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.056%) Loan IQ
8 3 (0.056%) RMDS
9 2 (0.037%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.019%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.019%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,516 (46.61%) AWS
2 1,657 (30.70%) Azure
3 1,124 (20.82%) GCP
4 931 (17.25%) Serverless
5 409 (7.58%) AWS Lambda
6 345 (6.39%) SaaS
7 327 (6.06%) GitHub
8 269 (4.98%) Amazon ECS
9 225 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
9 225 (4.17%) PaaS
10 191 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
11 178 (3.30%) Amazon S3
12 157 (2.91%) Amazon SQS
13 148 (2.74%) OpenShift
14 118 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
15 102 (1.89%) IaaS
16 90 (1.67%) Azure Service Bus
17 83 (1.54%) Amazon EKS
18 75 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
19 73 (1.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 181 (3.35%) HTTP
2 66 (1.22%) Broadband
3 49 (0.91%) Internet
4 46 (0.85%) DNS
5 29 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.44%) Firewall
7 23 (0.43%) Bluetooth
8 20 (0.37%) IPv6
9 17 (0.31%) MQTT
10 15 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 15 (0.28%) SSH
11 14 (0.26%) RTSP
11 14 (0.26%) UPnP
12 13 (0.24%) WebEx
13 11 (0.20%) DHCP
13 11 (0.20%) WPA
14 10 (0.19%) Network Security
14 10 (0.19%) VPN
14 10 (0.19%) Wireless
15 9 (0.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 870 (16.12%) NoSQL
2 684 (12.67%) PostgreSQL
3 484 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 452 (8.37%) MySQL
5 412 (7.63%) MongoDB
6 406 (7.52%) SQL Server
7 324 (6.00%) Redis
8 311 (5.76%) Big Data
9 245 (4.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 191 (3.54%) Amazon Aurora
11 141 (2.61%) Blockchain
12 127 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 121 (2.24%) RDBMS
14 117 (2.17%) Amazon Athena
15 116 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
16 107 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
17 90 (1.67%) Hadoop
18 87 (1.61%) Data Lake
19 74 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
20 62 (1.15%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 817 (15.14%) Git (software)
1 817 (15.14%) Jenkins
2 312 (5.78%) JIRA
3 244 (4.52%) GitLab
4 242 (4.48%) Maven
5 231 (4.28%) JUnit
6 166 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 150 (2.78%) Gradle
8 145 (2.69%) Mockito
9 144 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 140 (2.59%) Selenium
11 115 (2.13%) Cypress.io
12 100 (1.85%) Artifactory
13 98 (1.82%) Cucumber
14 95 (1.76%) CircleCI
15 88 (1.63%) webpack
16 84 (1.56%) Bitbucket
16 84 (1.56%) Postman
17 82 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
18 79 (1.46%) SonarQube
General
1 1,676 (31.05%) Finance
2 1,095 (20.29%) Social Skills
3 611 (11.32%) Banking
4 355 (6.58%) Retail
5 322 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
6 219 (4.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 183 (3.39%) Games
8 154 (2.85%) Marketing
9 145 (2.69%) Front Office
10 113 (2.09%) Telecoms
11 111 (2.06%) Public Sector
12 102 (1.89%) Financial Institution
13 99 (1.83%) Legal
14 94 (1.74%) Publishing
15 83 (1.54%) Presentation Skills
16 73 (1.35%) Back Office
17 67 (1.24%) Law
18 60 (1.11%) Automotive
19 54 (1.00%) Advertising
20 45 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,274 (42.13%) Developer
2 1,066 (19.75%) Software Engineer
3 863 (15.99%) Java Developer
4 680 (12.60%) Senior Developer
5 620 (11.49%) Architect
6 432 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 427 (7.91%) Java Engineer
8 375 (6.95%) .NET Developer
9 321 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
10 316 (5.85%) Senior Java Developer
11 278 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
12 238 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
13 233 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
14 220 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
15 194 (3.59%) Senior Java Engineer
16 193 (3.58%) Python Engineer
17 192 (3.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 187 (3.46%) AWS Developer
19 182 (3.37%) Python Developer
20 172 (3.19%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,647 (30.51%) React
2 1,191 (22.06%) Spring
3 1,077 (19.95%) .NET
4 1,050 (19.45%) Node.js
5 1,023 (18.95%) REST
6 926 (17.15%) AngularJS
7 845 (15.65%) Spring Boot
8 830 (15.38%) Kafka
9 636 (11.78%) RESTful
10 619 (11.47%) .NET Core
11 531 (9.84%) HTML
12 465 (8.61%) CSS
13 399 (7.39%) GraphQL
14 353 (6.54%) Web Services
15 304 (5.63%) Vue.js
16 302 (5.59%) RabbitMQ
17 296 (5.48%) .NET Framework
18 295 (5.46%) ASP.NET
19 246 (4.56%) HTML5
20 235 (4.35%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 451 (8.35%) Greenfield Project
2 429 (7.95%) Cloud Native
3 369 (6.84%) User Experience
4 212 (3.93%) Hedge funds
5 193 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
6 192 (3.56%) Algorithms
6 192 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 168 (3.11%) Public Cloud
8 166 (3.08%) Data Structures
9 162 (3.00%) Derivative
10 159 (2.95%) Mobile App
11 124 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 93 (1.72%) Virtual Team
13 90 (1.67%) Pricing Data
14 89 (1.65%) Blog
14 89 (1.65%) Equities
15 78 (1.44%) N-Tier
16 65 (1.20%) Fixed Income
17 64 (1.19%) Social Media
18 60 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 414 (7.67%) Linux
2 143 (2.65%) Unix
3 136 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 134 (2.48%) Android
4 134 (2.48%) Windows
5 27 (0.50%) Mesosphere
6 19 (0.35%) CentOS
6 19 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.24%) VMS
8 11 (0.20%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.13%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.074%) Debian
14 3 (0.056%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.019%) Alpine Linux
15 1 (0.019%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,031 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,931 (35.77%) Software Engineering
3 1,911 (35.40%) DevOps
4 1,350 (25.01%) TDD
5 1,090 (20.19%) Full Stack Development
6 1,061 (19.66%) Test Automation
7 766 (14.19%) Scrum
8 761 (14.10%) Fintech
9 708 (13.12%) Continuous Integration
10 624 (11.56%) Analytics
11 595 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
12 566 (10.49%) Mentoring
13 558 (10.34%) BDD
14 534 (9.89%) Event-Driven
15 520 (9.63%) Open Source
16 487 (9.02%) SDLC
17 469 (8.69%) Computer Science
18 465 (8.61%) Continuous Delivery
19 444 (8.23%) Artificial Intelligence
20 417 (7.73%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 2,584 (47.87%) Java
2 1,595 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 1,479 (27.40%) Python
4 1,273 (23.58%) SQL
5 1,133 (20.99%) C#
6 931 (17.25%) TypeScript
7 446 (8.26%) Go
8 361 (6.69%) Java 8
9 277 (5.13%) Kotlin
10 235 (4.35%) Scala
11 204 (3.78%) C++
12 198 (3.67%) Java 11
13 195 (3.61%) PHP
14 156 (2.89%) ES6
15 151 (2.80%) Bash
16 139 (2.58%) Ruby
17 111 (2.06%) PowerShell
17 111 (2.06%) Rust
18 90 (1.67%) Groovy
19 82 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 588 (10.89%) Degree
2 268 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 89 (1.65%) Master's Degree
4 78 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 71 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 61 (1.13%) AWS Certification
7 18 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
8 16 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.30%) SANS
9 15 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 15 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
10 11 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (0.17%) CISSP
13 8 (0.15%) MBA
14 7 (0.13%) OSCP
14 7 (0.13%) SAFe Agilist
15 6 (0.11%) OCP
16 5 (0.093%) BPSS Clearance
17 4 (0.074%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 566 (10.49%) QA
2 49 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 47 (0.87%) GDPR
4 39 (0.72%) Accessibility
5 25 (0.46%) SLA
6 19 (0.35%) NIST
7 17 (0.31%) WCAG
8 15 (0.28%) IASME
8 15 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 13 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.22%) PSD2
11 10 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (0.15%) EMIR
12 8 (0.15%) MiFID
13 2 (0.037%) IEC 62304
13 2 (0.037%) ISO 13485
13 2 (0.037%) SEPA
14 1 (0.019%) COBIT
14 1 (0.019%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.019%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 2,105 (39.00%) Docker
2 36 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (0.28%) Postfix
5 14 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.20%) KVM
7 10 (0.19%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.19%) Firmware
8 8 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.11%) NFS
10 5 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.074%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.074%) vSphere
12 3 (0.056%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.019%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.019%) Ceph
13 1 (0.019%) Varnish
13 1 (0.019%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,017 (37.37%) Kubernetes
2 702 (13.00%) Terraform
3 355 (6.58%) Ansible
4 240 (4.45%) Grafana
5 233 (4.32%) Prometheus
6 166 (3.08%) Puppet
7 150 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
8 76 (1.41%) Kibana
9 67 (1.24%) Istio
10 63 (1.17%) logstash
11 48 (0.89%) Consul
12 40 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
13 35 (0.65%) Rancher
14 32 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
15 27 (0.50%) Automic
15 27 (0.50%) Opsgenie
16 18 (0.33%) HAProxy
17 17 (0.31%) ZABBIX
18 16 (0.30%) MIIS
18 16 (0.30%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 540 (10.00%) Google
2 374 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 263 (4.87%) Oracle
4 93 (1.72%) Splunk
5 72 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 65 (1.20%) New Relic
7 62 (1.15%) Cognizant
8 61 (1.13%) VMware
9 59 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 51 (0.94%) MuleSoft
11 37 (0.69%) Apple
12 36 (0.67%) Samsung
12 36 (0.67%) Spotify
12 36 (0.67%) Twitter
13 34 (0.63%) Atlassian
14 32 (0.59%) SAP
15 29 (0.54%) LexisNexis
16 28 (0.52%) Alibaba
17 26 (0.48%) IBM
18 25 (0.46%) Adobe