Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 32 41
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9 +49
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 3,230 4,151 4,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.79% 7.04% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.46% 7.57% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,996 3,685 3,585
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £51,202 £47,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £69,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.47% +6.92% +4.00%

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 30,890 54,823 67,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.64% 93.01% 93.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24,961 44,488 54,225
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
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 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +3 697 £77,500 +3.33% 126
West London +16 110 £62,500 -3.85% 34
South London +26 69 £70,000 -2.78% 6
East London +7 16 £70,000 -16.42% 6
North London -8 3 £35,000 -62.16% 2
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1,917 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1,610 (49.85%) AWS
3 1,409 (43.62%) Java
4 1,211 (37.49%) TDD
5 1,205 (37.31%) Azure
6 1,183 (36.63%) JavaScript
7 1,081 (33.47%) Docker
8 1,008 (31.21%) .NET
9 965 (29.88%) Kubernetes
10 947 (29.32%) DevOps
11 946 (29.29%) React
12 921 (28.51%) C#
13 865 (26.78%) Finance
14 851 (26.35%) Node.js
15 804 (24.89%) AngularJS
16 790 (24.46%) Scrum
17 788 (24.40%) Software Engineering
18 707 (21.89%) SQL Server
19 706 (21.86%) .NET Core
20 686 (21.24%) BDD
21 650 (20.12%) Python
22 582 (18.02%) MongoDB
23 565 (17.49%) SQL
24 549 (17.00%) NoSQL
25 530 (16.41%) ASP.NET
26 500 (15.48%) TypeScript
27 499 (15.45%) Web Services
28 498 (15.42%) Git (software)
29 493 (15.26%) Spring
30 488 (15.11%) ASP.NET Web API

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
1 447 (13.84%) Elasticsearch
2 127 (3.93%) Apache
3 86 (2.66%) Confluence
4 68 (2.11%) Apache Spark
5 49 (1.52%) CMS
6 32 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
7 29 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 27 (0.84%) IIS
9 24 (0.74%) Umbraco
10 23 (0.71%) EPiServer
11 22 (0.68%) DNN
11 22 (0.68%) Immediacy CMS
11 22 (0.68%) Kentico
11 22 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
11 22 (0.68%) Sitefinity
12 20 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 14 (0.43%) nginx
14 14 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.22%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 34 (1.05%) Distributed Ledger
1 34 (1.05%) R3 Corda
2 12 (0.37%) Magento
3 3 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.093%) Tesseract
4 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.062%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.062%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.031%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.031%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1,610 (49.85%) AWS
2 1,205 (37.31%) Azure
3 437 (13.53%) GCP
4 322 (9.97%) Serverless
5 205 (6.35%) AWS Lambda
6 201 (6.22%) SaaS
7 140 (4.33%) Amazon ECS
8 112 (3.47%) OpenShift
9 109 (3.37%) PaaS
10 92 (2.85%) GitHub
11 74 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
12 66 (2.04%) Apigee
13 62 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
14 59 (1.83%) IaaS
15 57 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
16 48 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
17 41 (1.27%) Amazon S3
18 31 (0.96%) Slack
19 28 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 28 (0.87%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.95%) HTTP
1 63 (1.95%) Internet
2 21 (0.65%) Firewall
3 17 (0.53%) DNS
4 10 (0.31%) VPN
5 9 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (0.19%) Network Security
7 6 (0.19%) Skype
8 5 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.15%) X.509
9 4 (0.12%) BGP
9 4 (0.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.12%) DSL
9 4 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (0.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (0.12%) Multicast
9 4 (0.12%) OSPF
9 4 (0.12%) Wireless
9 4 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 707 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 582 (18.02%) MongoDB
3 549 (17.00%) NoSQL
4 318 (9.85%) MySQL
5 309 (9.57%) SQL Server 2019
6 276 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
7 155 (4.80%) Redis
8 134 (4.15%) Big Data
9 120 (3.72%) Relational Database
10 115 (3.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 108 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
12 104 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 96 (2.97%) Hadoop
14 69 (2.14%) Blockchain
15 58 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 58 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 54 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 51 (1.58%) RDBMS
18 38 (1.18%) Data Lake
19 36 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 498 (15.42%) Git (software)
2 410 (12.69%) Jenkins
3 162 (5.02%) JIRA
4 111 (3.44%) GitLab
4 111 (3.44%) Maven
5 104 (3.22%) Artifactory
6 103 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 100 (3.10%) JUnit
8 97 (3.00%) Selenium
9 95 (2.94%) TeamCity
10 59 (1.83%) Bitbucket
11 57 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 56 (1.73%) Visual Studio
13 52 (1.61%) SpecFlow
14 50 (1.55%) Cucumber
15 44 (1.36%) MSBuild
16 43 (1.33%) Gradle
17 39 (1.21%) NUnit
18 33 (1.02%) webpack
19 30 (0.93%) Mockito
General
1 865 (26.78%) Finance
2 362 (11.21%) Banking
3 214 (6.63%) Games
4 182 (5.63%) Front Office
5 174 (5.39%) Retail
6 82 (2.54%) Back Office
7 76 (2.35%) Marketing
8 56 (1.73%) Public Sector
9 54 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 49 (1.52%) Advertising
11 32 (0.99%) Telecoms
12 28 (0.87%) Law
13 26 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 21 (0.65%) Publishing
15 13 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.31%) Legal
17 5 (0.15%) Billing
18 4 (0.12%) Music Industry
19 3 (0.093%) Manufacturing
20 2 (0.062%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,771 (54.83%) Developer
2 625 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 618 (19.13%) .NET Developer
4 397 (12.29%) Senior Developer
5 334 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 332 (10.28%) C# Developer
7 329 (10.19%) Architect
8 261 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 201 (6.22%) Java Engineer
10 198 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
11 182 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
12 177 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
13 144 (4.46%) React Developer
14 142 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
15 136 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
16 129 (3.99%) Java Software Engineer
17 97 (3.00%) Azure Developer
18 95 (2.94%) Junior
19 92 (2.85%) Lead Developer
20 88 (2.72%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,008 (31.21%) .NET
2 946 (29.29%) React
3 851 (26.35%) Node.js
4 804 (24.89%) AngularJS
5 706 (21.86%) .NET Core
6 530 (16.41%) ASP.NET
7 499 (15.45%) Web Services
8 493 (15.26%) Spring
9 488 (15.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 452 (13.99%) REST
11 451 (13.96%) .NET Framework
12 449 (13.90%) RESTful
13 406 (12.57%) Vue.js
14 371 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 366 (11.33%) Spring Boot
16 364 (11.27%) Entity Framework
17 288 (8.92%) Kafka
18 266 (8.24%) HTML
19 256 (7.93%) CSS
20 133 (4.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 415 (12.85%) Greenfield Project
2 209 (6.47%) Hedge funds
3 149 (4.61%) Cloud Native
4 119 (3.68%) Equities
5 117 (3.62%) User Experience
6 97 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
7 90 (2.79%) Fixed Income
8 88 (2.72%) Derivative
8 88 (2.72%) Public Cloud
9 85 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
10 84 (2.60%) Algorithms
10 84 (2.60%) Mobile App
11 67 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 65 (2.01%) Blog
12 65 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
13 59 (1.83%) Tandem
14 55 (1.70%) Data Structures
15 53 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
16 46 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
17 34 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 303 (9.38%) Linux
2 116 (3.59%) Windows
3 91 (2.82%) Unix
4 57 (1.76%) Android
4 57 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 51 (1.58%) Mac OS X
6 25 (0.77%) CentOS
7 20 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.59%) VMS
9 8 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.19%) CoreOS
10 6 (0.19%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.15%) Debian
11 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,917 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1,211 (37.49%) TDD
3 947 (29.32%) DevOps
4 790 (24.46%) Scrum
5 788 (24.40%) Software Engineering
6 686 (21.24%) BDD
7 479 (14.83%) MVC
8 464 (14.37%) Fintech
9 435 (13.47%) Kanban
10 400 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
11 374 (11.58%) Test Automation
12 321 (9.94%) Web Application Development
13 299 (9.26%) Mentoring
14 289 (8.95%) Open Source
15 256 (7.93%) OO
16 218 (6.75%) Asset Management
17 202 (6.25%) Analytics
17 202 (6.25%) Machine Learning
18 199 (6.16%) E-Commerce
19 194 (6.01%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,409 (43.62%) Java
2 1,183 (36.63%) JavaScript
3 921 (28.51%) C#
4 650 (20.12%) Python
5 565 (17.49%) SQL
6 500 (15.48%) TypeScript
7 346 (10.71%) Java 8
8 180 (5.57%) Scala
9 176 (5.45%) Kotlin
10 172 (5.33%) Go
11 123 (3.81%) Ruby
12 100 (3.10%) PHP
13 94 (2.91%) C++
14 90 (2.79%) F#
15 65 (2.01%) Bash Shell
16 63 (1.95%) PowerShell
17 57 (1.76%) R
18 56 (1.73%) ES6
18 56 (1.73%) T-SQL
19 41 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 174 (5.39%) Degree
2 90 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.08%) AWS Certification
4 28 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 26 (0.80%) Sun Certification
6 24 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.25%) PhD
8 7 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.22%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.15%) ISEB
11 4 (0.12%) MBA
12 3 (0.093%) OCP
12 3 (0.093%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.062%) CISA
13 2 (0.062%) CISM
13 2 (0.062%) CISSP
14 1 (0.031%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (4.58%) QA
2 14 (0.43%) SLA
3 8 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.15%) NIST
4 5 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.12%) GDPR
5 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.093%) NCSC
6 3 (0.093%) PMO
7 1 (0.031%) COBIT
7 1 (0.031%) MiFID
7 1 (0.031%) PSD2
7 1 (0.031%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,081 (33.47%) Docker
2 23 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.19%) vSphere
7 4 (0.12%) Postfix
8 3 (0.093%) LXC
9 2 (0.062%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.062%) vCloud
10 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.031%) iptables
10 1 (0.031%) Varnish
10 1 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 965 (29.88%) Kubernetes
2 259 (8.02%) Terraform
3 189 (5.85%) Ansible
4 100 (3.10%) Puppet
5 68 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (1.42%) Prometheus
7 37 (1.15%) Grafana
8 31 (0.96%) Mesos
9 26 (0.80%) Marathon
10 20 (0.62%) Istio
11 19 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
12 17 (0.53%) Consul
12 17 (0.53%) Graphite
13 15 (0.46%) Kibana
14 13 (0.40%) Salt
15 11 (0.34%) Packer
16 8 (0.25%) Nagios
17 6 (0.19%) Rancher
18 5 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
19 3 (0.093%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 302 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 251 (7.77%) Google
3 173 (5.36%) Oracle
4 52 (1.61%) SAP
5 30 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 29 (0.90%) Foundry
6 29 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (0.77%) Sitecore
8 24 (0.74%) Splunk
9 23 (0.71%) IBM
10 22 (0.68%) Alterian
10 22 (0.68%) MuleSoft
11 21 (0.65%) Atlassian
12 19 (0.59%) Facebook
13 17 (0.53%) Apple
13 17 (0.53%) TIBCO
14 16 (0.50%) Adobe
15 13 (0.40%) Dell
15 13 (0.40%) Tableau
16 11 (0.34%) YouTube