Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 54 107
Rank change year-on-year +22 +53 +189
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4,306 3,568 1,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.91% 5.09% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 5.48% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,467 2,968 1,678
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 57,453 65,128 64,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.14% 92.94% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 46,349 53,526 54,417
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,051 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £89,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +46 1,187 £70,000 - 282
West London -15 114 £65,000 -7.14% 134
South London +54 108 £67,500 -3.57% 18
East London +32 33 £81,000 +35.00% 51
North London +6 6 £70,000 -6.67% 3
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 2,611 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2,174 (50.49%) Java
3 1,535 (35.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1,315 (30.54%) Docker
5 1,306 (30.33%) TDD
6 1,261 (29.28%) DevOps
7 1,150 (26.71%) Finance
8 1,125 (26.13%) JavaScript
9 1,103 (25.62%) Software Engineering
10 1,027 (23.85%) C#
11 1,021 (23.71%) .NET
12 1,005 (23.34%) Microsoft Azure
13 882 (20.48%) Kubernetes
14 866 (20.11%) SQL
15 852 (19.79%) Spring
16 829 (19.25%) AngularJS
17 793 (18.42%) Python
18 776 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
19 748 (17.37%) Web Services
20 744 (17.28%) React
21 725 (16.84%) REST
22 709 (16.47%) Scrum
23 689 (16.00%) RESTful
24 640 (14.86%) Node.js
25 628 (14.58%) Jenkins
26 606 (14.07%) Test Automation
27 591 (13.73%) Spring Boot
28 573 (13.31%) Git (software)
29 564 (13.10%) Fintech
30 560 (13.01%) NoSQL

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
1 224 (5.20%) Elasticsearch
2 155 (3.60%) Confluence
3 138 (3.20%) Apache Spark
4 87 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
5 76 (1.76%) Apache
5 76 (1.76%) Tomcat
6 71 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 65 (1.51%) CMS
8 51 (1.18%) SharePoint
9 43 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 35 (0.81%) Apache Solr
11 28 (0.65%) Mule
12 24 (0.56%) EPiServer
12 24 (0.56%) nginx
12 24 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 22 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 22 (0.51%) IIS
13 22 (0.51%) Jupyter
14 16 (0.37%) Drupal
15 14 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (0.33%) Snapchat
2 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.046%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.023%) HipChat
8 1 (0.023%) Maya
Business Applications
1 55 (1.28%) thinkFolio
2 54 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
4 21 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
5 20 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
6 15 (0.35%) Temenos T24
7 9 (0.21%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.12%) Actimize
9 5 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.12%) R3 Corda
10 4 (0.093%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.046%) Shopify
12 1 (0.023%) Magento
12 1 (0.023%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.023%) PolarLake
12 1 (0.023%) SAP HCM
12 1 (0.023%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1,535 (35.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1,005 (23.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 491 (11.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 270 (6.27%) SaaS
5 266 (6.18%) PaaS
6 246 (5.71%) Serverless
7 146 (3.39%) OpenShift
8 124 (2.88%) GitHub
9 121 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
10 113 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
11 109 (2.53%) IaaS
12 93 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 89 (2.07%) Amazon S3
14 78 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
15 57 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
16 48 (1.11%) Apigee
17 36 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
18 35 (0.81%) npm
19 31 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 26 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 122 (2.83%) HTTP
2 52 (1.21%) Internet
3 49 (1.14%) Firewall
4 43 (1.00%) VPN
5 42 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 30 (0.70%) Intranet
7 28 (0.65%) DNS
8 20 (0.46%) Extranet
9 15 (0.35%) VLAN
10 12 (0.28%) SSL
10 12 (0.28%) WAN
11 11 (0.26%) FTP
12 10 (0.23%) LAN
13 9 (0.21%) Broadband
13 9 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.21%) SAN
14 7 (0.16%) SMTP
15 6 (0.14%) Network Security
15 6 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 560 (13.01%) NoSQL
2 536 (12.45%) SQL Server
3 339 (7.87%) Big Data
4 310 (7.20%) MongoDB
5 293 (6.80%) MySQL
6 247 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
7 211 (4.90%) Relational Database
8 195 (4.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 136 (3.16%) Hadoop
10 99 (2.30%) Redis
11 93 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 75 (1.74%) Blockchain
13 73 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
14 62 (1.44%) Oracle Database
15 58 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
15 58 (1.35%) RDBMS
16 48 (1.11%) CouchDB
17 45 (1.05%) Couchbase
17 45 (1.05%) HBase
18 42 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 628 (14.58%) Jenkins
2 573 (13.31%) Git (software)
3 281 (6.53%) Selenium
4 261 (6.06%) JIRA
5 203 (4.71%) Maven
6 163 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 158 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 158 (3.67%) TeamCity
8 144 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 131 (3.04%) Cucumber
10 103 (2.39%) Gradle
11 102 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
12 95 (2.21%) JUnit
13 89 (2.07%) Visual Studio
14 85 (1.97%) JMeter
15 62 (1.44%) Subversion
16 58 (1.35%) Mockito
17 57 (1.32%) WebDriver
18 49 (1.14%) GoCD
18 49 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,150 (26.71%) Finance
2 456 (10.59%) Banking
3 269 (6.25%) Retail
4 226 (5.25%) Games
5 114 (2.65%) Law
6 110 (2.55%) Marketing
7 103 (2.39%) Front Office
8 102 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 56 (1.30%) Advertising
10 50 (1.16%) Publishing
11 39 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 38 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 29 (0.67%) Legal
14 26 (0.60%) Electronics
14 26 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 21 (0.49%) Automotive
16 16 (0.37%) Back Office
17 15 (0.35%) Manufacturing
18 13 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,472 (57.41%) Developer
2 1,166 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 667 (15.49%) Senior Developer
4 611 (14.19%) Architect
5 411 (9.54%) .NET Developer
6 362 (8.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 343 (7.97%) C# Developer
8 322 (7.48%) Software Engineer
9 239 (5.55%) Solutions Architect
10 228 (5.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 224 (5.20%) DevOps Engineer
12 211 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 167 (3.88%) Agile Developer
14 164 (3.81%) Lead Developer
15 163 (3.79%) Java Engineer
16 139 (3.23%) Python Developer
17 137 (3.18%) AWS Developer
18 135 (3.14%) Agile Java Developer
19 129 (3.00%) React Developer
20 128 (2.97%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,021 (23.71%) .NET
2 852 (19.79%) Spring
3 829 (19.25%) AngularJS
4 748 (17.37%) Web Services
5 744 (17.28%) React
6 725 (16.84%) REST
7 689 (16.00%) RESTful
8 640 (14.86%) Node.js
9 591 (13.73%) Spring Boot
10 522 (12.12%) HTML
11 476 (11.05%) CSS
12 456 (10.59%) .NET Core
13 415 (9.64%) Kafka
14 353 (8.20%) ASP.NET
15 269 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 258 (5.99%) .NET Framework
17 248 (5.76%) HTML5
18 244 (5.67%) SOAP
19 212 (4.92%) Hibernate
20 191 (4.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 564 (13.10%) Fintech
2 452 (10.50%) Greenfield Project
3 224 (5.20%) User Experience
4 197 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 197 (4.58%) Cloud Native
5 175 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 147 (3.41%) Algorithms
7 123 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 121 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
9 115 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 103 (2.39%) Equities
11 102 (2.37%) Fixed Income
12 101 (2.35%) Management Information System
13 92 (2.14%) Hedge funds
14 89 (2.07%) Public Cloud
15 87 (2.02%) Derivative
16 80 (1.86%) Blog
17 76 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
18 71 (1.65%) Data Structures
19 62 (1.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 525 (12.19%) Linux
2 194 (4.51%) Windows
3 154 (3.58%) Android
4 149 (3.46%) Unix
5 113 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 47 (1.09%) CentOS
7 46 (1.07%) Ubuntu
8 44 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 16 (0.37%) Solaris
11 10 (0.23%) CoreOS
12 8 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.14%) Debian
14 5 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.093%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.046%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.046%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.046%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.023%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,611 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1,306 (30.33%) TDD
3 1,261 (29.28%) DevOps
4 1,103 (25.62%) Software Engineering
5 776 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
6 709 (16.47%) Scrum
7 606 (14.07%) Test Automation
8 540 (12.54%) BDD
9 519 (12.05%) MVC
10 472 (10.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 464 (10.78%) SOA
12 367 (8.52%) Computer Science
13 360 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
14 350 (8.13%) Open Source
15 303 (7.04%) Mentoring
16 301 (6.99%) E-Commerce
17 265 (6.15%) Machine Learning
18 251 (5.83%) Analytics
19 249 (5.78%) Asset Management
20 244 (5.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2,174 (50.49%) Java
2 1,125 (26.13%) JavaScript
3 1,027 (23.85%) C#
4 866 (20.11%) SQL
5 793 (18.42%) Python
6 523 (12.15%) Java 8
7 326 (7.57%) Scala
8 282 (6.55%) Go
9 221 (5.13%) Ruby
10 180 (4.18%) TypeScript
11 159 (3.69%) C++
12 152 (3.53%) PHP
13 131 (3.04%) T-SQL
14 117 (2.72%) Bash Shell
15 107 (2.48%) PowerShell
16 95 (2.21%) Kotlin
17 79 (1.83%) R
18 77 (1.79%) C
19 72 (1.67%) ES6
20 57 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 441 (10.24%) Degree
2 145 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (1.14%) AWS Certification
4 44 (1.02%) Master's Degree
5 42 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 31 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 24 (0.56%) PhD
8 19 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
9 17 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
10 16 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.26%) RHCE
11 11 (0.26%) RHCSA
12 10 (0.23%) MBA
13 9 (0.21%) SAFe Agilist
14 7 (0.16%) MCSA
15 6 (0.14%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.14%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.14%) MCSE
15 6 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (0.12%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (7.55%) QA
2 22 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.33%) GDPR
4 12 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.21%) SLA
6 5 (0.12%) MiFID
7 4 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.093%) WCAG
8 2 (0.046%) COBIT
8 2 (0.046%) FedRAMP
8 2 (0.046%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.023%) EMIR
9 1 (0.023%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.023%) PSD2
9 1 (0.023%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,315 (30.54%) Docker
2 31 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 30 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 15 (0.35%) Varnish
6 11 (0.26%) etcd
6 11 (0.26%) vSphere
7 10 (0.23%) HDFS
8 8 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.093%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.070%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.070%) KVM
11 3 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.046%) NFS
13 1 (0.023%) iptables
13 1 (0.023%) LXC
Systems Management
1 882 (20.48%) Kubernetes
2 362 (8.41%) Ansible
3 337 (7.83%) Terraform
4 281 (6.53%) Puppet
5 253 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 57 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
7 53 (1.23%) Grafana
7 53 (1.23%) Prometheus
8 52 (1.21%) Consul
9 51 (1.18%) Mesos
9 51 (1.18%) Salt
10 34 (0.79%) Kibana
10 34 (0.79%) Packer
11 27 (0.63%) Rundeck
12 26 (0.60%) ZABBIX
13 23 (0.53%) Nagios
14 22 (0.51%) Graphite
14 22 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
15 21 (0.49%) Marathon
16 13 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 429 (9.96%) Google
2 327 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 285 (6.62%) Oracle
4 148 (3.44%) Red Hat
5 97 (2.25%) IBM
6 81 (1.88%) SAP
7 76 (1.76%) Splunk
8 67 (1.56%) MuleSoft
9 57 (1.32%) Sitecore
10 55 (1.28%) Cognizant
11 52 (1.21%) Charles River
12 45 (1.05%) TIBCO
13 40 (0.93%) VMware
14 37 (0.86%) Nintex
15 35 (0.81%) SaltStack
16 30 (0.70%) Atlassian
16 30 (0.70%) Facebook
16 30 (0.70%) ServiceNow
17 28 (0.65%) New Relic
18 27 (0.63%) RedGate