Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 31 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 +32 +50
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4,483 4,316 3,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 8.87% 6.89% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.50% 7.45% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,695 3,461 2,806
London median annual salary £77,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.21% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 47,174 57,970 65,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.31% 92.60% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 37,821 46,799 52,838
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +3.45%
10th Percentile £36,475 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -1 999 £75,000 +7.14% 313
West London +11 124 £65,000 -1.89% 110
South London -36 52 £70,000 +3.70% 19
East London -7 23 £70,500 -11.88% 40
North London -6 7 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 2,744 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 2,330 (51.97%) Java
3 2,101 (46.87%) AWS
4 1,476 (32.92%) Docker
5 1,396 (31.14%) DevOps
6 1,393 (31.07%) JavaScript
7 1,294 (28.86%) Finance
8 1,272 (28.37%) Software Engineering
9 1,252 (27.93%) TDD
10 1,233 (27.50%) Azure
11 1,231 (27.46%) Kubernetes
12 1,003 (22.37%) .NET
13 967 (21.57%) C#
14 960 (21.41%) SQL
15 937 (20.90%) Python
16 909 (20.28%) React
17 867 (19.34%) Spring
18 838 (18.69%) Scrum
19 826 (18.43%) Web Services
20 746 (16.64%) RESTful
21 742 (16.55%) Node.js
22 714 (15.93%) AngularJS
23 677 (15.10%) Git (software)
24 663 (14.79%) REST
25 648 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
26 645 (14.39%) Spring Boot
27 612 (13.65%) NoSQL
28 585 (13.05%) Java 8
29 578 (12.89%) BDD
30 542 (12.09%) .NET Core

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
1 244 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
2 187 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 113 (2.52%) Confluence
4 90 (2.01%) Apache
5 78 (1.74%) CMS
6 67 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 45 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 32 (0.71%) Headless CMS
8 32 (0.71%) IIS
9 28 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 26 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 23 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.45%) WordPress
13 17 (0.38%) nginx
14 15 (0.33%) SAS
15 14 (0.31%) Anypoint
15 14 (0.31%) Mule
16 13 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.089%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
2 24 (0.54%) Magento
3 17 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
4 14 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
5 12 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.25%) PolarLake
7 9 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
8 8 (0.18%) FINCAD Analytics
8 8 (0.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 5 (0.11%) Quorum
9 5 (0.11%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.045%) Eikon
10 2 (0.045%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.022%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2,101 (46.87%) AWS
2 1,233 (27.50%) Azure
3 447 (9.97%) GCP
4 364 (8.12%) Serverless
5 217 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
6 213 (4.75%) OpenShift
7 196 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
8 192 (4.28%) SaaS
9 183 (4.08%) PaaS
10 155 (3.46%) Amazon ECS
11 137 (3.06%) GitHub
12 127 (2.83%) Amazon S3
13 105 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
14 102 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
15 75 (1.67%) IaaS
16 69 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
17 61 (1.36%) AWS Fargate
18 41 (0.91%) Power Platform
19 35 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
20 32 (0.71%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.48%) HTTP
2 83 (1.85%) Internet
3 31 (0.69%) VPN
4 27 (0.60%) Firewall
5 24 (0.54%) DNS
6 12 (0.27%) Kerberos
6 12 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.25%) SSL
8 8 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 7 (0.16%) DHCP
9 7 (0.16%) FTP
10 6 (0.13%) IPFS
11 5 (0.11%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.089%) AMQP
12 4 (0.089%) NFC
12 4 (0.089%) OpenVPN
13 3 (0.067%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.067%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.067%) Network Security
14 2 (0.045%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (13.65%) NoSQL
2 540 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 428 (9.55%) Big Data
4 426 (9.50%) MongoDB
5 346 (7.72%) MySQL
6 314 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
7 244 (5.44%) Relational Database
8 183 (4.08%) Redis
9 149 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 131 (2.92%) RDBMS
11 127 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
12 126 (2.81%) Amazon Aurora
13 116 (2.59%) SQL Server 2019
14 109 (2.43%) Hadoop
15 81 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 62 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
17 60 (1.34%) Amazon Athena
18 55 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
19 53 (1.18%) Blockchain
20 51 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 677 (15.10%) Git (software)
2 531 (11.84%) Jenkins
3 204 (4.55%) JIRA
4 158 (3.52%) JUnit
5 142 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 141 (3.15%) Maven
7 121 (2.70%) GitLab
8 120 (2.68%) TeamCity
9 118 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 112 (2.50%) Artifactory
11 107 (2.39%) RStudio
12 96 (2.14%) Cucumber
13 80 (1.78%) Selenium
14 76 (1.70%) Mockito
15 65 (1.45%) Bitbucket
16 61 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
17 59 (1.32%) Gradle
17 59 (1.32%) NUnit
18 58 (1.29%) webpack
19 56 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,294 (28.86%) Finance
2 504 (11.24%) Banking
3 414 (9.23%) Front Office
4 291 (6.49%) Retail
5 190 (4.24%) Games
6 127 (2.83%) Marketing
7 88 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 77 (1.72%) Law
9 63 (1.41%) Public Sector
10 37 (0.83%) Advertising
11 31 (0.69%) Billing
12 28 (0.62%) Telecoms
13 26 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.47%) Back Office
15 20 (0.45%) Legal
16 12 (0.27%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.25%) Manufacturing
18 10 (0.22%) Publishing
19 3 (0.067%) Corporate Banking
19 3 (0.067%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,598 (57.95%) Developer
2 1,204 (26.86%) Java Developer
3 729 (16.26%) Senior Developer
4 628 (14.01%) Software Engineer
5 508 (11.33%) .NET Developer
6 424 (9.46%) Architect
7 415 (9.26%) Java Engineer
8 358 (7.99%) Senior Java Developer
9 348 (7.76%) Java Software Engineer
10 337 (7.52%) C# Developer
11 261 (5.82%) AWS Developer
12 260 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
13 255 (5.69%) AWS Engineer
14 234 (5.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 228 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
16 225 (5.02%) Python Developer
17 206 (4.60%) Lead Developer
18 203 (4.53%) Senior Software Engineer
19 202 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
20 181 (4.04%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,003 (22.37%) .NET
2 909 (20.28%) React
3 867 (19.34%) Spring
4 826 (18.43%) Web Services
5 746 (16.64%) RESTful
6 742 (16.55%) Node.js
7 714 (15.93%) AngularJS
8 663 (14.79%) REST
9 645 (14.39%) Spring Boot
10 542 (12.09%) .NET Core
11 466 (10.39%) ASP.NET
12 426 (9.50%) HTML
13 405 (9.03%) Kafka
14 362 (8.07%) CSS
15 347 (7.74%) J2EE
16 313 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
17 272 (6.07%) .NET Framework
18 237 (5.29%) Vue.js
19 230 (5.13%) HTML5
20 215 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 481 (10.73%) Greenfield Project
2 263 (5.87%) Fixed Income
3 228 (5.09%) Equities
4 222 (4.95%) Cloud Native
5 208 (4.64%) Derivative
6 193 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 159 (3.55%) User Experience
8 157 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
9 141 (3.15%) Mobile App
10 130 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
11 128 (2.86%) Hedge funds
12 124 (2.77%) Public Cloud
13 122 (2.72%) Blog
14 103 (2.30%) Algorithms
15 92 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
16 87 (1.94%) Data Structures
17 77 (1.72%) iPad
18 67 (1.49%) Data Centre
19 64 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
20 62 (1.38%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 465 (10.37%) Linux
2 184 (4.10%) Unix
3 119 (2.65%) Windows
4 101 (2.25%) Android
5 91 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 74 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 28 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 24 (0.54%) CentOS
9 15 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.18%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.16%) Debian
11 7 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.11%) Solaris
13 4 (0.089%) CoreOS
14 3 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.045%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.045%) tvOS
16 1 (0.022%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,744 (61.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1,396 (31.14%) DevOps
3 1,272 (28.37%) Software Engineering
4 1,252 (27.93%) TDD
5 838 (18.69%) Scrum
6 648 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
7 578 (12.89%) BDD
8 535 (11.93%) Fintech
9 461 (10.28%) Asset Management
10 433 (9.66%) E-Commerce
11 424 (9.46%) Analytics
12 422 (9.41%) Test Automation
13 418 (9.32%) Open Source
14 414 (9.23%) Mentoring
15 408 (9.10%) MVC
16 398 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
17 385 (8.59%) SOA
18 355 (7.92%) Machine Learning
19 350 (7.81%) OO
20 327 (7.29%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,330 (51.97%) Java
2 1,393 (31.07%) JavaScript
3 967 (21.57%) C#
4 960 (21.41%) SQL
5 937 (20.90%) Python
6 585 (13.05%) Java 8
7 348 (7.76%) Scala
8 344 (7.67%) TypeScript
9 269 (6.00%) R
10 233 (5.20%) Ruby
11 193 (4.31%) Go
12 175 (3.90%) Kotlin
13 151 (3.37%) PHP
14 100 (2.23%) Bash Shell
15 99 (2.21%) C++
16 98 (2.19%) ES6
17 91 (2.03%) F#
18 73 (1.63%) PowerShell
19 72 (1.61%) T-SQL
20 44 (0.98%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 269 (6.00%) Degree
2 162 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (1.34%) AWS Certification
4 25 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (0.20%) PhD
7 8 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.11%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.089%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.067%) CISSP
11 3 (0.067%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.067%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.045%) ISEB
12 2 (0.045%) MCSA
12 2 (0.045%) OSCP
12 2 (0.045%) PMP
12 2 (0.045%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.045%) RHCE
12 2 (0.045%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (4.04%) QA
2 40 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.31%) GDPR
5 6 (0.13%) PSD2
6 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.045%) MiFID
7 2 (0.045%) RMADS
8 1 (0.022%) EMIR
8 1 (0.022%) NCSC
8 1 (0.022%) NIST
8 1 (0.022%) PMO
System Software
1 1,476 (32.92%) Docker
2 21 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.29%) HDFS
6 12 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.18%) Varnish
9 7 (0.16%) Postfix
10 5 (0.11%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.089%) OpenAM
11 4 (0.089%) OpenDJ
11 4 (0.089%) OpenIDM
11 4 (0.089%) vSphere
11 4 (0.089%) zsh
12 2 (0.045%) LXC
13 1 (0.022%) Alluxio
13 1 (0.022%) Ceph
13 1 (0.022%) etcd
13 1 (0.022%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,231 (27.46%) Kubernetes
2 432 (9.64%) Terraform
3 260 (5.80%) Ansible
4 137 (3.06%) Puppet
5 103 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (1.32%) Mesos
6 59 (1.32%) Prometheus
7 58 (1.29%) Marathon
8 53 (1.18%) Rancher
9 47 (1.05%) Grafana
10 44 (0.98%) Kibana
11 38 (0.85%) Istio
12 37 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
13 34 (0.76%) Packer
13 34 (0.76%) Salt
14 30 (0.67%) Consul
15 20 (0.45%) Automic
15 20 (0.45%) Graphite
15 20 (0.45%) Knative
16 19 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 356 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 240 (5.35%) Oracle
3 239 (5.33%) Google
4 142 (3.17%) WorldPay
5 90 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
6 77 (1.72%) FIS
7 73 (1.63%) SAP
8 71 (1.58%) Sybase
9 65 (1.45%) Splunk
10 56 (1.25%) IBM
11 47 (1.05%) Facebook
11 47 (1.05%) MuleSoft
12 46 (1.03%) Adobe
13 39 (0.87%) AppDynamics
14 33 (0.74%) New Relic
15 32 (0.71%) Dell
16 29 (0.65%) Red Hat
17 28 (0.62%) hybris
18 25 (0.56%) ATG
19 23 (0.51%) FactSet