Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 80 175
Rank change year-on-year +47 +95 +321
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4,479 2,958 1,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.52% 3.95% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 4.25% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,549 2,370 1,398
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%

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 62,978 69,532 73,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.72% 92.76% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 50,422 53,297 63,467
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 +50 981 £70,000 - 236
West London +26 159 £62,500 -10.71% 109
East London +48 89 £70,000 +16.67% 44
South London 0 46 £67,500 +3.85% 15
North London +12 16 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 2,818 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2,310 (51.57%) Java
3 1,687 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1,686 (37.64%) DevOps
5 1,479 (33.02%) TDD
6 1,324 (29.56%) JavaScript
7 1,316 (29.38%) Docker
8 1,313 (29.31%) Finance
9 1,167 (26.05%) Software Engineering
10 1,092 (24.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,062 (23.71%) C#
12 1,050 (23.44%) SQL
13 1,045 (23.33%) Spring
14 1,018 (22.73%) .NET
15 961 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
16 914 (20.41%) RESTful
17 905 (20.21%) AngularJS
18 878 (19.60%) Scrum
19 871 (19.45%) Web Services
20 822 (18.35%) React
21 800 (17.86%) REST
22 764 (17.06%) Python
23 732 (16.34%) Java 8
24 728 (16.25%) NoSQL
25 720 (16.08%) Jenkins
26 686 (15.32%) Kubernetes
27 674 (15.05%) Git (software)
28 649 (14.49%) BDD
28 649 (14.49%) CSS
29 645 (14.40%) Node.js

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
1 268 (5.98%) Elasticsearch
2 202 (4.51%) CMS
3 151 (3.37%) Apache Spark
4 118 (2.63%) Confluence
5 111 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
5 111 (2.48%) EPiServer
6 104 (2.32%) WebSphere
7 99 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 96 (2.14%) Apache
9 88 (1.96%) Tomcat
10 76 (1.70%) SharePoint
11 72 (1.61%) WebLogic
12 45 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 27 (0.60%) Mule
14 26 (0.58%) JBoss
15 20 (0.45%) NServiceBus
16 19 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 18 (0.40%) OpenStack
18 17 (0.38%) Drupal
18 17 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (0.25%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (0.089%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.067%) Maya
6 2 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.045%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.045%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.045%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.022%) Mingle
7 1 (0.022%) Weka
Business Applications
1 79 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.14%) SAP Hybris
3 49 (1.09%) Eloqua
4 35 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.13%) Magento
8 6 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
8 6 (0.13%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.11%) Actimize
9 5 (0.11%) BASE24
9 5 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
9 5 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (0.11%) Front Arena
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.11%) Postilion
10 4 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,687 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1,092 (24.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 340 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 248 (5.54%) PaaS
5 244 (5.45%) Serverless
6 211 (4.71%) SaaS
7 135 (3.01%) OpenShift
8 121 (2.70%) npm
9 114 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
10 106 (2.37%) GitHub
11 101 (2.25%) IaaS
12 100 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 99 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
14 85 (1.90%) IBM Cloud
15 66 (1.47%) Amazon S3
16 60 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
17 21 (0.47%) Heroku
18 20 (0.45%) Boomi
19 18 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
19 18 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.46%) HTTP
2 45 (1.00%) Firewall
3 42 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.54%) VPN
5 21 (0.47%) Internet
6 19 (0.42%) DNS
7 16 (0.36%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 15 (0.33%) SNMP
9 13 (0.29%) SSH
10 11 (0.25%) SMS
11 10 (0.22%) SMPP
12 6 (0.13%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.11%) DHCP
14 4 (0.089%) AMQP
14 4 (0.089%) Intranet
14 4 (0.089%) SSL
15 3 (0.067%) Extranet
15 3 (0.067%) FTP
15 3 (0.067%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.067%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 728 (16.25%) NoSQL
2 577 (12.88%) SQL Server
3 462 (10.31%) MongoDB
4 412 (9.20%) Big Data
5 286 (6.39%) MySQL
6 250 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
7 233 (5.20%) Relational Database
8 147 (3.28%) Hadoop
9 143 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 121 (2.70%) Blockchain
11 108 (2.41%) Redis
12 105 (2.34%) RDBMS
13 95 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 94 (2.10%) Couchbase
15 76 (1.70%) CouchDB
16 51 (1.14%) Oracle Database
17 50 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
18 47 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
19 38 (0.85%) Apache Hive
20 37 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 720 (16.08%) Jenkins
2 674 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 370 (8.26%) Maven
4 290 (6.47%) TeamCity
5 283 (6.32%) JIRA
6 279 (6.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 278 (6.21%) Selenium
8 244 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 210 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 167 (3.73%) Visual Studio
11 149 (3.33%) Gradle
12 139 (3.10%) Visual Studio Team System
13 128 (2.86%) Cucumber
14 127 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
15 122 (2.72%) Mocha
16 121 (2.70%) Subversion
17 120 (2.68%) gulp
18 115 (2.57%) Protractor
19 113 (2.52%) Vagrant
20 97 (2.17%) Bower
General
1 1,313 (29.31%) Finance
2 504 (11.25%) Banking
3 298 (6.65%) Retail
4 205 (4.58%) Games
5 193 (4.31%) Front Office
6 149 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 148 (3.30%) Marketing
8 134 (2.99%) Financial Institution
9 128 (2.86%) Law
10 99 (2.21%) Advertising
11 55 (1.23%) Back Office
12 46 (1.03%) Publishing
13 45 (1.00%) Telecoms
14 33 (0.74%) Retail Banking
15 26 (0.58%) Legal
16 16 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
17 14 (0.31%) Automotive
18 13 (0.29%) Multimedia
18 13 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,490 (55.59%) Developer
2 1,201 (26.81%) Java Developer
3 704 (15.72%) Senior Developer
4 570 (12.73%) Architect
5 483 (10.78%) .NET Developer
6 458 (10.23%) Software Engineer
7 345 (7.70%) C# Developer
8 341 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 278 (6.21%) Java Engineer
10 240 (5.36%) AWS Developer
11 239 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
12 232 (5.18%) Solutions Architect
13 222 (4.96%) Lead Developer
14 212 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
15 185 (4.13%) Java Software Engineer
16 182 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
17 159 (3.55%) Python Developer
18 158 (3.53%) Agile Developer
19 139 (3.10%) Technical Architect
20 136 (3.04%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,045 (23.33%) Spring
2 1,018 (22.73%) .NET
3 914 (20.41%) RESTful
4 905 (20.21%) AngularJS
5 871 (19.45%) Web Services
6 822 (18.35%) React
7 800 (17.86%) REST
8 649 (14.49%) CSS
9 645 (14.40%) Node.js
10 636 (14.20%) HTML
11 616 (13.75%) Spring Boot
12 403 (9.00%) ASP.NET
13 391 (8.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 370 (8.26%) Kafka
15 366 (8.17%) HTML5
16 310 (6.92%) .NET Core
17 299 (6.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 290 (6.47%) jQuery
19 281 (6.27%) Hibernate
20 253 (5.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 588 (13.13%) Fintech
2 540 (12.06%) Greenfield Project
3 339 (7.57%) Computer Science
4 269 (6.01%) User Experience
5 241 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
6 178 (3.97%) Cloud Native
7 165 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
8 160 (3.57%) Mobile App
9 135 (3.01%) Algorithms
10 122 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
11 117 (2.61%) Hedge funds
12 104 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 101 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
14 87 (1.94%) N-Tier
15 85 (1.90%) Public Cloud
16 75 (1.67%) Data Structures
17 64 (1.43%) Blog
18 59 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
18 59 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
18 59 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 618 (13.80%) Linux
2 169 (3.77%) Windows
3 144 (3.22%) Unix
4 57 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 56 (1.25%) Android
6 43 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 35 (0.78%) CentOS
8 31 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.47%) Debian
10 10 (0.22%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
11 7 (0.16%) Solaris
12 5 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.089%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.022%) AIX
14 1 (0.022%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (0.022%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.022%) VMS
14 1 (0.022%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,818 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 1,686 (37.64%) DevOps
3 1,479 (33.02%) TDD
4 1,167 (26.05%) Software Engineering
5 961 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
6 878 (19.60%) Scrum
7 649 (14.49%) BDD
8 632 (14.11%) MVC
9 587 (13.11%) SOA
10 575 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
11 568 (12.68%) Test Automation
12 484 (10.81%) Open Source
13 472 (10.54%) Continuous Delivery
14 459 (10.25%) OO
15 353 (7.88%) SOLID
16 316 (7.06%) Pair Programming
17 313 (6.99%) E-Commerce
18 302 (6.74%) Analytics
19 294 (6.56%) Mentoring
20 287 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2,310 (51.57%) Java
2 1,324 (29.56%) JavaScript
3 1,062 (23.71%) C#
4 1,050 (23.44%) SQL
5 764 (17.06%) Python
6 732 (16.34%) Java 8
7 329 (7.35%) Scala
8 248 (5.54%) Go
9 215 (4.80%) PHP
10 191 (4.26%) Ruby
11 148 (3.30%) Bash Shell
12 138 (3.08%) T-SQL
13 124 (2.77%) TypeScript
14 116 (2.59%) PowerShell
15 105 (2.34%) C
16 99 (2.21%) C++
17 80 (1.79%) Kotlin
18 74 (1.65%) ES6
19 71 (1.59%) Groovy
20 68 (1.52%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 526 (11.74%) Degree
2 169 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (1.45%) SAFe Agilist
4 61 (1.36%) Master's Degree
5 53 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 41 (0.92%) Security Cleared
7 30 (0.67%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.27%) PhD
9 9 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.16%) PMP
12 6 (0.13%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.13%) MCSA
12 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.11%) OCP
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.089%) CISSP
15 3 (0.067%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (6.63%) QA
2 139 (3.10%) GCP
3 23 (0.51%) SLA
4 20 (0.45%) GDPR
5 11 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.089%) PSD2
8 3 (0.067%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.067%) PMO
9 2 (0.045%) COBIT
9 2 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.022%) MiFID
10 1 (0.022%) OASIS TOSCA
10 1 (0.022%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,316 (29.38%) Docker
2 52 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.31%) iptables
5 11 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.20%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.13%) KVM
8 5 (0.11%) HDFS
9 4 (0.089%) Varnish
9 4 (0.089%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.067%) XenApp
10 3 (0.067%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.045%) NFS
11 2 (0.045%) Xen
12 1 (0.022%) Gluster
12 1 (0.022%) oVirt
12 1 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.022%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 686 (15.32%) Kubernetes
2 469 (10.47%) Ansible
3 442 (9.87%) Terraform
4 300 (6.70%) Opscode Chef
5 286 (6.39%) Puppet
6 76 (1.70%) Salt
7 61 (1.36%) Docker Swarm
8 58 (1.29%) Consul
9 46 (1.03%) Packer
10 39 (0.87%) Nagios
11 37 (0.83%) ZABBIX
12 32 (0.71%) Grafana
13 31 (0.69%) Graphite
14 28 (0.63%) Kibana
14 28 (0.63%) Prometheus
15 25 (0.56%) Rundeck
16 22 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
16 22 (0.49%) logstash
17 21 (0.47%) Mesos
17 21 (0.47%) Opsview
Vendors
1 319 (7.12%) Google
2 290 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 290 (6.47%) Oracle
3 162 (3.62%) Red Hat
4 115 (2.57%) Sitecore
5 105 (2.34%) IBM
6 103 (2.30%) SAP
7 86 (1.92%) Splunk
8 69 (1.54%) hybris
9 68 (1.52%) Nintex
10 61 (1.36%) VMware
11 56 (1.25%) Apigee
12 49 (1.09%) Marketo
13 43 (0.96%) TIBCO
13 43 (0.96%) Zend
14 41 (0.92%) Facebook
15 39 (0.87%) MuleSoft
16 38 (0.85%) Adobe
16 38 (0.85%) Alias
17 33 (0.74%) ATG