Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 +38
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 2,331 4,589 4,508
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 10.70% 8.56% 6.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.46% 9.17% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,251 4,086 3,779
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £116,250 £112,500 £98,750
England median annual salary £67,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +4.00%

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 20,332 50,029 61,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.37% 93.31% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17,070 40,277 49,905
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,118 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +5.00%

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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 2020. 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 +9 522 £75,000 - 169
South London +50 61 £62,500 -8.09% 13
West London +12 32 £77,500 +14.81% 73
East London +23 21 £70,000 -3.45% 28
North London +24 2 £42,500 -37.04% 2
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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 1,258 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1,063 (45.60%) AWS
3 1,044 (44.79%) Java
4 882 (37.84%) DevOps
5 808 (34.66%) Docker
6 779 (33.42%) JavaScript
7 757 (32.48%) Kubernetes
8 720 (30.89%) Azure
9 713 (30.59%) Finance
10 657 (28.19%) TDD
11 612 (26.25%) Software Engineering
12 595 (25.53%) .NET
13 578 (24.80%) Python
14 526 (22.57%) React
15 502 (21.54%) C#
16 490 (21.02%) Node.js
17 444 (19.05%) SQL
18 436 (18.70%) Spring
19 431 (18.49%) Fintech
20 399 (17.12%) .NET Core
21 371 (15.92%) Web Services
22 365 (15.66%) Scrum
23 359 (15.40%) NoSQL
24 351 (15.06%) Git (software)
24 351 (15.06%) AngularJS
25 340 (14.59%) Kafka
25 340 (14.59%) Spring Boot
26 334 (14.33%) GCP
27 333 (14.29%) Test Automation
28 328 (14.07%) REST

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
1 135 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
2 94 (4.03%) Apache
3 78 (3.35%) Apache Spark
4 57 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 47 (2.02%) Confluence
6 39 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 34 (1.46%) CMS
8 29 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.99%) WebLogic
10 21 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.60%) Headless CMS
12 13 (0.56%) IIS
13 11 (0.47%) nginx
13 11 (0.47%) Tornado
14 9 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
16 6 (0.26%) Ethereum
16 6 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.26%) Umbraco
17 5 (0.21%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 17 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (0.43%) InVision
3 10 (0.43%) Sketch
4 8 (0.34%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 53 (2.27%) R3 Corda
2 47 (2.02%) Distributed Ledger
3 23 (0.99%) SAP Hybris
4 21 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 9 (0.39%) Sentinel
7 7 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.043%) Actimize
9 1 (0.043%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,063 (45.60%) AWS
2 720 (30.89%) Azure
3 334 (14.33%) GCP
4 251 (10.77%) Serverless
5 183 (7.85%) PaaS
6 175 (7.51%) AWS Lambda
6 175 (7.51%) SaaS
7 105 (4.50%) Amazon ECS
8 80 (3.43%) IaaS
8 80 (3.43%) OpenShift
9 67 (2.87%) Apigee
10 59 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
11 58 (2.49%) GitHub
12 56 (2.40%) Amazon EKS
13 39 (1.67%) Datadog
14 37 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
15 35 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 34 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
16 34 (1.46%) Power Platform
17 33 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.89%) HTTP
2 40 (1.72%) Internet
3 34 (1.46%) DNS
4 31 (1.33%) Firewall
5 11 (0.47%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.34%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.30%) Network Security
8 6 (0.26%) BGP
8 6 (0.26%) OSPF
8 6 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.26%) VPN
9 5 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.21%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.21%) Multicast
9 5 (0.21%) SSL
9 5 (0.21%) Wireless
9 5 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (15.40%) NoSQL
2 270 (11.58%) SQL Server
3 214 (9.18%) MongoDB
4 196 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
5 169 (7.25%) MySQL
6 116 (4.98%) Big Data
7 101 (4.33%) Redis
8 86 (3.69%) Relational Database
9 82 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 82 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
10 77 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
11 71 (3.05%) Blockchain
12 70 (3.00%) Hadoop
13 48 (2.06%) Data Lake
14 46 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 36 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
16 29 (1.24%) RDBMS
17 26 (1.12%) SQL Server 2019
18 24 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
19 22 (0.94%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 351 (15.06%) Git (software)
2 326 (13.99%) Jenkins
3 142 (6.09%) GitLab
4 90 (3.86%) JIRA
5 74 (3.17%) Artifactory
6 68 (2.92%) Selenium
7 61 (2.62%) JUnit
8 60 (2.57%) Maven
9 52 (2.23%) Cucumber
9 52 (2.23%) SonarQube
10 41 (1.76%) Mockito
11 37 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 30 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
14 29 (1.24%) Bitbucket
15 28 (1.20%) Appium
15 28 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 28 (1.20%) webpack
16 25 (1.07%) Cypress.io
17 24 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 713 (30.59%) Finance
2 246 (10.55%) Banking
3 89 (3.82%) Front Office
4 79 (3.39%) Back Office
5 76 (3.26%) Games
6 46 (1.97%) Law
7 42 (1.80%) Public Sector
8 41 (1.76%) Retail
9 34 (1.46%) Publishing
10 33 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 25 (1.07%) Advertising
12 24 (1.03%) Marketing
13 22 (0.94%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.64%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 10 (0.43%) Online Betting
17 10 (0.43%) Private Banking
18 7 (0.30%) Local Government
19 6 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,019 (43.72%) Developer
2 359 (15.40%) Java Developer
3 351 (15.06%) Architect
4 275 (11.80%) Software Engineer
5 265 (11.37%) Senior Developer
6 209 (8.97%) .NET Developer
7 171 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 165 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
9 155 (6.65%) Java Engineer
10 143 (6.13%) C# Developer
11 132 (5.66%) AWS Engineer
12 131 (5.62%) AWS Architect
13 121 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
14 114 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
15 93 (3.99%) Cloud Architect
16 90 (3.86%) Java Architect
17 81 (3.47%) Senior Java Developer
18 76 (3.26%) .NET Software Engineer
19 73 (3.13%) Backend Developer
19 73 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (25.53%) .NET
2 526 (22.57%) React
3 490 (21.02%) Node.js
4 436 (18.70%) Spring
5 399 (17.12%) .NET Core
6 371 (15.92%) Web Services
7 351 (15.06%) AngularJS
8 340 (14.59%) Kafka
8 340 (14.59%) Spring Boot
9 328 (14.07%) REST
10 272 (11.67%) RESTful
11 233 (10.00%) CSS
12 180 (7.72%) HTML
13 172 (7.38%) .NET Framework
14 153 (6.56%) ASP.NET
15 152 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
16 143 (6.13%) Vue.js
17 123 (5.28%) OAuth
18 109 (4.68%) HTML5
19 106 (4.55%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 215 (9.22%) Greenfield Project
2 167 (7.16%) Cloud Native
3 148 (6.35%) Hedge funds
4 107 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 91 (3.90%) Equities
6 77 (3.30%) Fixed Income
7 72 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 71 (3.05%) Public Cloud
9 66 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
9 66 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
10 65 (2.79%) Derivative
11 62 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 61 (2.62%) User Experience
13 48 (2.06%) Blog
14 46 (1.97%) N-Tier
15 36 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
16 33 (1.42%) Data Structures
17 24 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
18 22 (0.94%) Data Centre
18 22 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 140 (6.01%) Linux
2 70 (3.00%) Windows
3 52 (2.23%) Android
4 45 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 21 (0.90%) Unix
6 16 (0.69%) CentOS
7 15 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (0.60%) VMS
9 8 (0.34%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.17%) Debian
12 3 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.086%) Robot Operating System
14 1 (0.043%) Solaris
14 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,258 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 882 (37.84%) DevOps
3 657 (28.19%) TDD
4 612 (26.25%) Software Engineering
5 431 (18.49%) Fintech
6 365 (15.66%) Scrum
7 333 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 296 (12.70%) BDD
9 293 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
10 254 (10.90%) Mentoring
11 194 (8.32%) Open Source
12 186 (7.98%) OO
13 185 (7.94%) MVC
14 181 (7.76%) Asset Management
15 173 (7.42%) SOA
16 171 (7.34%) SOLID
17 156 (6.69%) Analytics
18 150 (6.44%) Computer Science
18 150 (6.44%) Domain-Driven Design
19 142 (6.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,044 (44.79%) Java
2 779 (33.42%) JavaScript
3 578 (24.80%) Python
4 502 (21.54%) C#
5 444 (19.05%) SQL
6 211 (9.05%) TypeScript
7 207 (8.88%) Go
8 196 (8.41%) Java 8
9 183 (7.85%) Kotlin
10 164 (7.04%) Scala
11 99 (4.25%) Ruby
12 72 (3.09%) PowerShell
13 70 (3.00%) C++
14 58 (2.49%) PHP
15 47 (2.02%) Shell Script
16 46 (1.97%) T-SQL
17 42 (1.80%) Clojure
18 31 (1.33%) Bash Shell
19 30 (1.29%) Elixir
20 28 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 199 (8.54%) Degree
2 91 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 49 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 48 (2.06%) Sun Certification
6 39 (1.67%) AWS Certification
7 20 (0.86%) CCNA
7 20 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (0.82%) ISEB
8 19 (0.82%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.39%) PhD
10 8 (0.34%) CISSP
10 8 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.30%) CISM
12 6 (0.26%) CISA
13 5 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.17%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.086%) MCPD
15 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (5.49%) QA
2 17 (0.73%) GDPR
3 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.21%) SLA
5 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.17%) ITGC
5 4 (0.17%) NIST
5 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.086%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.086%) GAAP
6 2 (0.086%) IFRS
6 2 (0.086%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.086%) MiFID
6 2 (0.086%) PSD2
6 2 (0.086%) TARGET2
System Software
1 808 (34.66%) Docker
2 10 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.43%) Postfix
3 8 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.086%) HDFS
7 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.043%) Gluster
7 1 (0.043%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.043%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 757 (32.48%) Kubernetes
2 280 (12.01%) Terraform
3 96 (4.12%) Ansible
4 70 (3.00%) Puppet
5 68 (2.92%) Prometheus
6 64 (2.75%) Grafana
7 57 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
8 32 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
9 28 (1.20%) Istio
10 14 (0.60%) Graphite
11 12 (0.51%) Kibana
12 5 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.21%) Salt
13 3 (0.13%) Consul
13 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.13%) HP Fortify
13 3 (0.13%) Mesos
13 3 (0.13%) Zipkin
14 2 (0.086%) Ambari
14 2 (0.086%) Oozie
Vendors
1 231 (9.91%) Google
2 175 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 88 (3.78%) Oracle
4 58 (2.49%) SAP
5 37 (1.59%) Adobe
5 37 (1.59%) IBM
6 34 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (1.42%) Nintex
8 31 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 29 (1.24%) Databricks
9 29 (1.24%) VMware
10 26 (1.12%) New Relic
11 23 (0.99%) hybris
12 18 (0.77%) Atlassian
13 16 (0.69%) Sparx
13 16 (0.69%) Splunk
14 14 (0.60%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.47%) MuleSoft
16 10 (0.43%) Cisco
17 7 (0.30%) Alibaba