Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 31 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19 +54
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4,346 4,177 3,775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.17% 6.82% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.78% 7.36% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,955 3,629 3,222
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 44,422 56,780 65,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.68% 92.71% 93.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35,649 45,926 53,645
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 -2 940 £75,000 +5.26% 195
West London +34 173 £62,500 -3.85% 70
South London -8 68 £70,000 +3.70% 10
East London +12 26 £65,000 -23.53% 22
North London -13 3 £65,000 -13.33% 5
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 2,658 (61.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2,050 (47.17%) AWS
3 2,043 (47.01%) Java
4 1,535 (35.32%) TDD
5 1,521 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 1,408 (32.40%) Docker
7 1,406 (32.35%) Azure
8 1,239 (28.51%) Kubernetes
9 1,226 (28.21%) DevOps
10 1,189 (27.36%) .NET
11 1,149 (26.44%) Finance
12 1,144 (26.32%) C#
12 1,144 (26.32%) Software Engineering
13 1,128 (25.95%) React
14 1,043 (24.00%) Scrum
15 1,022 (23.52%) Node.js
16 934 (21.49%) AngularJS
17 837 (19.26%) SQL
18 836 (19.24%) BDD
19 813 (18.71%) Spring
20 763 (17.56%) .NET Core
21 762 (17.53%) Python
22 759 (17.46%) SQL Server
23 707 (16.27%) RESTful
24 701 (16.13%) Git (software)
25 698 (16.06%) NoSQL
26 689 (15.85%) MongoDB
27 639 (14.70%) Web Services
28 637 (14.66%) ASP.NET
29 612 (14.08%) Spring Boot

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
1 482 (11.09%) Elasticsearch
2 134 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 111 (2.55%) Confluence
4 94 (2.16%) Apache
5 63 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 61 (1.40%) CMS
7 34 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 29 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 25 (0.58%) IIS
10 22 (0.51%) WordPress
11 20 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (0.44%) DNN
12 19 (0.44%) Umbraco
12 19 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 18 (0.41%) nginx
14 17 (0.39%) EPiServer
14 17 (0.39%) Immediacy CMS
14 17 (0.39%) Kentico
14 17 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.39%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (0.23%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.069%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (0.39%) Magento
2 13 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.069%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.069%) Tesseract
6 2 (0.046%) Eikon
6 2 (0.046%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.046%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.046%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.046%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.023%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.023%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.023%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.023%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2,050 (47.17%) AWS
2 1,406 (32.35%) Azure
3 485 (11.16%) GCP
4 321 (7.39%) Serverless
5 245 (5.64%) SaaS
6 207 (4.76%) OpenShift
7 184 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
8 163 (3.75%) PaaS
9 129 (2.97%) GitHub
10 102 (2.35%) Amazon ECS
11 100 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
12 80 (1.84%) Amazon S3
13 76 (1.75%) IaaS
14 74 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
15 72 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
16 71 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
17 41 (0.94%) Amazon EKS
18 40 (0.92%) AWS Fargate
19 33 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
19 33 (0.76%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 82 (1.89%) HTTP
2 79 (1.82%) Internet
3 22 (0.51%) DNS
4 20 (0.46%) Firewall
5 17 (0.39%) VPN
6 10 (0.23%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (0.16%) Network Security
9 6 (0.14%) FTP
9 6 (0.14%) SSL
10 5 (0.12%) DSL
11 4 (0.092%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.092%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.092%) LAN
11 4 (0.092%) WAN
11 4 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.069%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.069%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (0.069%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (0.069%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 759 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 698 (16.06%) NoSQL
3 689 (15.85%) MongoDB
4 381 (8.77%) MySQL
5 321 (7.39%) SQL Server 2019
6 287 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
7 253 (5.82%) Big Data
8 223 (5.13%) Redis
9 171 (3.93%) Relational Database
10 144 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 131 (3.01%) Hadoop
12 90 (2.07%) RDBMS
13 86 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 83 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 78 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
16 75 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 72 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
18 60 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
19 52 (1.20%) Amazon Aurora
20 50 (1.15%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 701 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 460 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 213 (4.90%) JIRA
4 178 (4.10%) JUnit
5 161 (3.70%) Maven
6 154 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 149 (3.43%) TeamCity
8 109 (2.51%) Selenium
9 97 (2.23%) Artifactory
10 96 (2.21%) GitLab
11 86 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 77 (1.77%) Bitbucket
13 69 (1.59%) Cucumber
14 68 (1.56%) MSBuild
15 66 (1.52%) Gradle
16 63 (1.45%) Mockito
17 61 (1.40%) Visual Studio
18 50 (1.15%) RStudio
19 47 (1.08%) NUnit
19 47 (1.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,149 (26.44%) Finance
2 502 (11.55%) Banking
3 311 (7.16%) Front Office
4 266 (6.12%) Retail
5 255 (5.87%) Games
6 119 (2.74%) Marketing
7 87 (2.00%) Public Sector
8 79 (1.82%) Investment Banking
9 57 (1.31%) Law
10 55 (1.27%) Advertising
11 32 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 31 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.53%) Back Office
13 23 (0.53%) Billing
14 17 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.35%) Publishing
16 14 (0.32%) Legal
17 6 (0.14%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.12%) Online Betting
19 3 (0.069%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,505 (57.64%) Developer
2 997 (22.94%) Java Developer
3 743 (17.10%) .NET Developer
4 642 (14.77%) Senior Developer
5 541 (12.45%) Software Engineer
6 400 (9.20%) C# Developer
7 363 (8.35%) Architect
8 335 (7.71%) Java Engineer
9 313 (7.20%) Senior Java Developer
10 300 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 267 (6.14%) Java Software Engineer
12 219 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
13 199 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
14 194 (4.46%) AWS Engineer
15 192 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
16 175 (4.03%) React Developer
17 163 (3.75%) AWS Developer
18 161 (3.70%) Lead Developer
19 159 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
20 138 (3.18%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,189 (27.36%) .NET
2 1,128 (25.95%) React
3 1,022 (23.52%) Node.js
4 934 (21.49%) AngularJS
5 813 (18.71%) Spring
6 763 (17.56%) .NET Core
7 707 (16.27%) RESTful
8 639 (14.70%) Web Services
9 637 (14.66%) ASP.NET
10 612 (14.08%) Spring Boot
11 594 (13.67%) REST
12 523 (12.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 482 (11.09%) .NET Framework
14 410 (9.43%) Entity Framework
15 405 (9.32%) Kafka
16 404 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 397 (9.13%) HTML
18 396 (9.11%) Vue.js
19 364 (8.38%) CSS
20 213 (4.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 515 (11.85%) Greenfield Project
2 222 (5.11%) Cloud Native
3 176 (4.05%) User Experience
4 142 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 134 (3.08%) Fixed Income
6 133 (3.06%) Equities
7 131 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 129 (2.97%) Derivative
9 128 (2.95%) Hedge funds
10 125 (2.88%) Blog
11 121 (2.78%) Public Cloud
12 112 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
13 105 (2.42%) Algorithms
14 86 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 82 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
16 78 (1.79%) Data Structures
17 70 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
18 64 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
19 55 (1.27%) Tandem
20 49 (1.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 467 (10.75%) Linux
2 181 (4.16%) Unix
3 126 (2.90%) Windows
4 102 (2.35%) Mac OS X
5 100 (2.30%) Android
6 95 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 22 (0.51%) CentOS
8 21 (0.48%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.16%) CoreOS
11 6 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.12%) Solaris
12 5 (0.12%) VMS
13 4 (0.092%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.069%) Debian
14 3 (0.069%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.046%) tvOS
15 2 (0.046%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.023%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,658 (61.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,535 (35.32%) TDD
3 1,226 (28.21%) DevOps
4 1,144 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 1,043 (24.00%) Scrum
6 836 (19.24%) BDD
7 598 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
8 558 (12.84%) MVC
9 546 (12.56%) Fintech
10 509 (11.71%) Kanban
11 494 (11.37%) Test Automation
12 406 (9.34%) Open Source
13 400 (9.20%) Mentoring
14 354 (8.15%) E-Commerce
15 345 (7.94%) OO
16 333 (7.66%) Web Application Development
17 315 (7.25%) Machine Learning
18 301 (6.93%) SOA
19 299 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
20 297 (6.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,043 (47.01%) Java
2 1,521 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 1,144 (26.32%) C#
4 837 (19.26%) SQL
5 762 (17.53%) Python
6 552 (12.70%) Java 8
7 538 (12.38%) TypeScript
8 306 (7.04%) Scala
9 217 (4.99%) Ruby
10 206 (4.74%) Kotlin
11 194 (4.46%) Go
12 160 (3.68%) PHP
13 147 (3.38%) R
14 141 (3.24%) F#
15 101 (2.32%) Bash Shell
16 97 (2.23%) C++
17 85 (1.96%) ES6
18 66 (1.52%) PowerShell
19 57 (1.31%) T-SQL
20 45 (1.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 231 (5.32%) Degree
2 135 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (0.67%) AWS Certification
4 22 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.28%) PhD
5 12 (0.28%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.16%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.12%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.092%) CISSP
10 4 (0.092%) MBA
11 3 (0.069%) CISA
11 3 (0.069%) CISM
11 3 (0.069%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.069%) OCP
11 3 (0.069%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.046%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (4.46%) QA
2 19 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.12%) GDPR
6 4 (0.092%) PMO
6 4 (0.092%) SLA
7 3 (0.069%) NCSC
7 3 (0.069%) NIST
8 2 (0.046%) PSD2
8 2 (0.046%) RMADS
8 2 (0.046%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.023%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,408 (32.40%) Docker
2 25 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.16%) Postfix
7 5 (0.12%) HDFS
7 5 (0.12%) LXC
8 4 (0.092%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.092%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.092%) OpenDJ
8 4 (0.092%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.092%) Varnish
8 4 (0.092%) zsh
9 3 (0.069%) vSphere
10 1 (0.023%) Ceph
10 1 (0.023%) Gluster
10 1 (0.023%) KVM
10 1 (0.023%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,239 (28.51%) Kubernetes
2 348 (8.01%) Terraform
3 239 (5.50%) Ansible
4 125 (2.88%) Puppet
5 89 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (1.27%) Mesos
7 52 (1.20%) Marathon
8 48 (1.10%) Prometheus
9 46 (1.06%) Grafana
10 43 (0.99%) Istio
11 34 (0.78%) Kibana
12 33 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
13 23 (0.53%) Salt
14 22 (0.51%) Rancher
15 21 (0.48%) Consul
16 17 (0.39%) Packer
17 15 (0.35%) Graphite
18 12 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
19 11 (0.25%) Knative
20 4 (0.092%) linkerd
Vendors
1 351 (8.08%) Microsoft
2 261 (6.01%) Google
3 215 (4.95%) Oracle
4 75 (1.73%) WorldPay
5 70 (1.61%) FIS
6 65 (1.50%) SAP
7 46 (1.06%) IBM
7 46 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 39 (0.90%) MuleSoft
9 38 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 37 (0.85%) Facebook
11 32 (0.74%) Splunk
12 31 (0.71%) Dell
13 30 (0.69%) Adobe
14 29 (0.67%) Sybase
15 22 (0.51%) AppDynamics
15 22 (0.51%) Sitecore
16 21 (0.48%) Foundry
17 20 (0.46%) Atlassian
18 17 (0.39%) Alterian