Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 19 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 5,415 2,985 4,191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 12.02% 10.15% 7.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.66% 10.83% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,023 2,546 3,470
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £90,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £115,000 £102,625
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%

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 42,783 27,567 53,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 94.98% 93.70% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28,451 22,583 44,156
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £68,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 July 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 24 July 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 +4 718 £82,500 +10.00% 317
West London -5 133 £65,000 +4.00% 92
South London +7 91 £72,500 +11.54% 26
East London +9 23 £75,000 +0.50% 54
North London +21 9 £60,000 +71.43% 3
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2,943 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 2,654 (49.01%) AWS
3 2,523 (46.59%) Java
4 2,234 (41.26%) Docker
5 2,144 (39.59%) Kubernetes
6 1,882 (34.76%) Software Engineering
7 1,842 (34.02%) DevOps
8 1,721 (31.78%) Finance
9 1,697 (31.34%) JavaScript
10 1,652 (30.51%) React
11 1,521 (28.09%) TDD
12 1,507 (27.83%) Azure
13 1,502 (27.74%) SQL
14 1,478 (27.29%) Python
15 1,202 (22.20%) C#
16 1,146 (21.16%) Node.js
17 1,138 (21.02%) .NET
18 1,083 (20.00%) Social Skills
19 1,056 (19.50%) Spring
20 1,043 (19.26%) Test Automation
21 1,038 (19.17%) NoSQL
22 1,019 (18.82%) Serverless
23 1,017 (18.78%) REST
24 988 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
25 931 (17.19%) Web Services
26 913 (16.86%) Kafka
27 870 (16.07%) GCP
28 859 (15.86%) TypeScript
29 839 (15.49%) Fintech
30 838 (15.48%) 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
1 355 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
2 199 (3.67%) Confluence
3 182 (3.36%) Apache Spark
4 102 (1.88%) Apache
5 72 (1.33%) SharePoint
6 68 (1.26%) CMS
7 63 (1.16%) nginx
8 44 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 40 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
10 36 (0.66%) Tornado
11 35 (0.65%) Apache Solr
12 33 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (0.42%) IIS
14 20 (0.37%) Drupal
15 17 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
15 17 (0.31%) Apache Pulsar
16 15 (0.28%) Headless CMS
17 12 (0.22%) Anypoint
18 10 (0.18%) JBoss
18 10 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (0.79%) InVision
2 36 (0.66%) Sketch
3 24 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 22 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.31%) GIMP
7 12 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.11%) Figma
9 6 (0.11%) Revit
10 5 (0.092%) AutoCAD
10 5 (0.092%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.092%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.018%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.018%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 59 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.33%) Magento
4 15 (0.28%) Shopify
5 8 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.15%) R3 Corda
6 6 (0.11%) Summit
7 5 (0.092%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 5 (0.092%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 3 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.018%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.018%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.018%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.018%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2,654 (49.01%) AWS
2 1,507 (27.83%) Azure
3 1,019 (18.82%) Serverless
4 870 (16.07%) GCP
5 504 (9.31%) SaaS
6 480 (8.86%) AWS Lambda
7 341 (6.30%) Amazon ECS
8 339 (6.26%) GitHub
9 311 (5.74%) PaaS
10 300 (5.54%) Amazon EC2
11 233 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 200 (3.69%) Amazon S3
13 165 (3.05%) Amazon SQS
14 154 (2.84%) IaaS
15 131 (2.42%) Azure Service Bus
16 120 (2.22%) Amazon EKS
17 109 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
18 91 (1.68%) Azure Functions
19 88 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
19 88 (1.63%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 286 (5.28%) HTTP
2 36 (0.66%) Internet
3 32 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.57%) Broadband
5 24 (0.44%) DNS
6 20 (0.37%) Firewall
7 19 (0.35%) Network Security
7 19 (0.35%) WAN
8 18 (0.33%) LAN
9 13 (0.24%) IPv4
10 11 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.18%) Wireless
12 9 (0.17%) DSL
12 9 (0.17%) MQTT
12 9 (0.17%) SSL
12 9 (0.17%) WebEx
13 8 (0.15%) AMQP
13 8 (0.15%) Bluetooth
13 8 (0.15%) SSH
13 8 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,038 (19.17%) NoSQL
2 988 (18.25%) PostgreSQL
3 599 (11.06%) MySQL
4 569 (10.51%) MongoDB
5 561 (10.36%) Relational Database
6 548 (10.12%) SQL Server
7 377 (6.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 367 (6.78%) Redis
9 318 (5.87%) Big Data
10 249 (4.60%) Amazon Aurora
11 161 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 154 (2.84%) Hadoop
13 153 (2.83%) RDBMS
14 145 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
15 99 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
16 82 (1.51%) Data Lake
17 81 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
18 78 (1.44%) BigQuery
19 72 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
20 70 (1.29%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 838 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 711 (13.13%) Jenkins
3 315 (5.82%) JIRA
4 278 (5.13%) GitLab
5 259 (4.78%) Maven
6 221 (4.08%) JUnit
7 203 (3.75%) TeamCity
8 192 (3.55%) Selenium
9 176 (3.25%) Gradle
10 165 (3.05%) Cypress.io
10 165 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
11 150 (2.77%) Mockito
12 135 (2.49%) webpack
13 124 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 119 (2.20%) SonarQube
15 96 (1.77%) Bitbucket
16 95 (1.75%) CircleCI
16 95 (1.75%) Cucumber
17 88 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 85 (1.57%) NUnit
General
1 1,721 (31.78%) Finance
2 1,083 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 664 (12.26%) Banking
4 378 (6.98%) Retail
5 306 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
6 278 (5.13%) Games
7 174 (3.21%) Marketing
8 136 (2.51%) Public Sector
9 124 (2.29%) Financial Institution
10 117 (2.16%) Legal
11 115 (2.12%) Presentation Skills
12 110 (2.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 95 (1.75%) Advertising
13 95 (1.75%) Front Office
14 89 (1.64%) Back Office
15 58 (1.07%) Investment Banking
15 58 (1.07%) Manufacturing
16 54 (1.00%) Telecoms
17 53 (0.98%) Online Betting
18 52 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 2,246 (41.48%) Developer
2 1,031 (19.04%) Software Engineer
3 812 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 633 (11.69%) Senior Developer
5 410 (7.57%) Architect
6 399 (7.37%) Java Engineer
7 348 (6.43%) Senior Software Engineer
8 345 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
9 320 (5.91%) AWS Engineer
10 319 (5.89%) .NET Developer
11 301 (5.56%) Backend Developer
12 228 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
13 227 (4.19%) Python Engineer
14 216 (3.99%) AWS Developer
15 215 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
16 197 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
17 188 (3.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 187 (3.45%) C# Developer
19 186 (3.43%) AWS Software Engineer
20 162 (2.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,652 (30.51%) React
2 1,146 (21.16%) Node.js
3 1,138 (21.02%) .NET
4 1,056 (19.50%) Spring
5 1,017 (18.78%) REST
6 931 (17.19%) Web Services
7 913 (16.86%) Kafka
8 756 (13.96%) AngularJS
9 742 (13.70%) .NET Core
10 698 (12.89%) Spring Boot
11 679 (12.54%) RESTful
12 633 (11.69%) CSS
13 562 (10.38%) GraphQL
14 513 (9.47%) HTML
15 389 (7.18%) .NET Framework
16 378 (6.98%) gRPC
17 304 (5.61%) RabbitMQ
18 280 (5.17%) Redux
19 270 (4.99%) Vue.js
20 266 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 412 (7.61%) Greenfield Project
2 394 (7.28%) User Experience
3 343 (6.33%) Cloud Native
4 234 (4.32%) Hedge funds
5 222 (4.10%) Algorithms
6 167 (3.08%) Blog
7 151 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
8 150 (2.77%) Mobile App
9 147 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
10 142 (2.62%) Legacy Systems
11 134 (2.47%) Virtual Team
12 133 (2.46%) Data Structures
13 128 (2.36%) Pricing Data
14 126 (2.33%) Public Cloud
15 94 (1.74%) Equities
16 91 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 83 (1.53%) N-Tier
18 79 (1.46%) NHS
19 76 (1.40%) Derivative
20 75 (1.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 508 (9.38%) Linux
2 133 (2.46%) Unix
3 87 (1.61%) Windows
4 77 (1.42%) Android
5 49 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.39%) CentOS
6 21 (0.39%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.35%) Mesosphere
7 19 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (0.22%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.17%) Debian
9 9 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.055%) Android TV
11 3 (0.055%) VMS
12 2 (0.037%) Alpine Linux
12 2 (0.037%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.018%) Solaris
13 1 (0.018%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,943 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1,882 (34.76%) Software Engineering
3 1,842 (34.02%) DevOps
4 1,521 (28.09%) TDD
5 1,043 (19.26%) Test Automation
6 839 (15.49%) Fintech
7 795 (14.68%) Scrum
8 759 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
9 694 (12.82%) BDD
10 676 (12.48%) Mentoring
11 603 (11.14%) Event-Driven
12 589 (10.88%) Open Source
13 521 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
14 485 (8.96%) Analytics
14 485 (8.96%) OO
15 457 (8.44%) Continuous Delivery
16 437 (8.07%) Machine Learning
17 425 (7.85%) SOLID
18 424 (7.83%) Artificial Intelligence
19 414 (7.65%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 2,523 (46.59%) Java
2 1,697 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 1,502 (27.74%) SQL
4 1,478 (27.29%) Python
5 1,202 (22.20%) C#
6 859 (15.86%) TypeScript
7 524 (9.68%) Go
8 385 (7.11%) Java 8
9 308 (5.69%) Scala
10 296 (5.47%) Kotlin
11 214 (3.95%) Java 11
12 204 (3.77%) Ruby
13 191 (3.53%) PHP
14 168 (3.10%) PowerShell
15 157 (2.90%) C++
16 127 (2.35%) ES6
17 112 (2.07%) Bash Shell
18 84 (1.55%) C
19 81 (1.50%) T-SQL
20 77 (1.42%) Rust
Qualifications
1 536 (9.90%) Degree
2 248 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 92 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 72 (1.33%) Master's Degree
6 40 (0.74%) AWS Certification
7 25 (0.46%) SANS
8 18 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 14 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 12 (0.22%) OCP
10 12 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
11 11 (0.20%) MBA
12 9 (0.17%) CISSP
13 8 (0.15%) CISM
13 8 (0.15%) PhD
14 7 (0.13%) CISA
14 7 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
15 5 (0.092%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.092%) ISEB
15 5 (0.092%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (8.73%) QA
2 53 (0.98%) GDPR
3 52 (0.96%) Accessibility
4 49 (0.90%) PSD2
5 38 (0.70%) SLA
6 34 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 27 (0.50%) WCAG
8 12 (0.22%) GRC
9 10 (0.18%) HIPAA
9 10 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (0.15%) ISO 13485
11 7 (0.13%) IEC 62304
12 5 (0.092%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.055%) NIST
13 3 (0.055%) SEPA
14 2 (0.037%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.037%) SOC 2
System Software
1 2,234 (41.26%) Docker
2 23 (0.42%) ISA Server
3 22 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (0.28%) Postfix
7 9 (0.17%) Firmware
8 7 (0.13%) Ceph
9 6 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.055%) OpenAM
10 3 (0.055%) OpenDJ
11 2 (0.037%) HDFS
11 2 (0.037%) NFS
11 2 (0.037%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.037%) vSphere
12 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.018%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.018%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,144 (39.59%) Kubernetes
2 774 (14.29%) Terraform
3 282 (5.21%) Ansible
4 256 (4.73%) Prometheus
5 223 (4.12%) Grafana
6 174 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
7 131 (2.42%) Puppet
8 73 (1.35%) Istio
9 54 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
10 50 (0.92%) Kibana
11 35 (0.65%) Consul
12 33 (0.61%) logstash
13 30 (0.55%) Opsgenie
14 29 (0.54%) Graphite
15 27 (0.50%) Mesos
16 26 (0.48%) Graylog
17 25 (0.46%) HAProxy
18 19 (0.35%) Automic
19 18 (0.33%) Rancher
20 15 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 507 (9.36%) Google
2 360 (6.65%) Oracle
3 347 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 86 (1.59%) Samsung
5 71 (1.31%) IBM
6 70 (1.29%) Sybase
7 58 (1.07%) Splunk
8 49 (0.90%) Nintex
8 49 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 45 (0.83%) Atlassian
9 45 (0.83%) Spotify
10 40 (0.74%) Adobe
11 36 (0.66%) New Relic
12 31 (0.57%) PagerDuty
12 31 (0.57%) Red Hat
13 27 (0.50%) SAP
14 22 (0.41%) BT
15 21 (0.39%) MuleSoft
15 21 (0.39%) Qubit
16 20 (0.37%) Confluent