Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 39 89
Rank change year-on-year +9 +50 +129
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4,178 4,327 2,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.17% 6.11% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.72% 6.59% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,416 3,418 2,077
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 54,133 65,697 68,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.91% 92.70% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43,961 52,627 54,439
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 July 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 19 July 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 +16 1,150 £75,000 +7.14% 296
West London +6 138 £65,000 +4.00% 83
South London +33 68 £70,000 +7.69% 22
East London -18 21 £80,000 +18.52% 57
North London +4 13 £83,750 +11.67% 7
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 2,392 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2,108 (50.45%) Java
3 1,792 (42.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1,521 (36.40%) Docker
5 1,519 (36.36%) DevOps
6 1,239 (29.66%) Software Engineering
7 1,166 (27.91%) Kubernetes
8 1,130 (27.05%) Finance
9 1,052 (25.18%) TDD
10 1,051 (25.16%) JavaScript
11 977 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 958 (22.93%) .NET
13 943 (22.57%) C#
14 823 (19.70%) Spring
15 808 (19.34%) Python
16 783 (18.74%) SQL
17 685 (16.40%) RESTful
18 672 (16.08%) Fintech
19 670 (16.04%) AngularJS
20 661 (15.82%) Jenkins
21 659 (15.77%) React
22 658 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
23 651 (15.58%) Scrum
24 645 (15.44%) REST
25 588 (14.07%) Spring Boot
26 585 (14.00%) Web Services
27 552 (13.21%) Node.js
28 545 (13.04%) Git (software)
29 516 (12.35%) Test Automation
30 497 (11.90%) Linux

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
1 181 (4.33%) Apache Spark
2 177 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
3 163 (3.90%) Confluence
4 87 (2.08%) Apache
5 75 (1.80%) CMS
6 61 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 50 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 46 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 34 (0.81%) IIS
10 32 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 31 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 29 (0.69%) Apache Solr
13 22 (0.53%) Anypoint
14 20 (0.48%) nginx
15 19 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (0.45%) WordPress
16 17 (0.41%) Jupyter
17 16 (0.38%) WebLogic
18 15 (0.36%) JBoss
18 15 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
2 7 (0.17%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.096%) Sketch
4 4 (0.096%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.14%) Magento
4 6 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.14%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
5 5 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.096%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.072%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.072%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.072%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.072%) Shopify
7 3 (0.072%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.048%) PolarLake
8 2 (0.048%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.048%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1,792 (42.89%) Amazon AWS
2 977 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 450 (10.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 351 (8.40%) Serverless
5 249 (5.96%) PaaS
6 241 (5.77%) AWS Lambda
7 210 (5.03%) SaaS
8 173 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
9 151 (3.61%) OpenShift
10 132 (3.16%) Amazon ECS
11 124 (2.97%) Amazon S3
12 123 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
13 117 (2.80%) GitHub
14 103 (2.47%) IaaS
15 79 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
16 69 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
17 52 (1.24%) CloudFront
18 51 (1.22%) Power Platform
19 46 (1.10%) AWS Fargate
20 41 (0.98%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.51%) HTTP
2 43 (1.03%) Firewall
3 39 (0.93%) VPN
4 38 (0.91%) DNS
4 38 (0.91%) Internet
5 28 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.45%) SSL
7 11 (0.26%) FTP
7 11 (0.26%) VoIP
8 10 (0.24%) DHCP
9 9 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 9 (0.22%) SMTP
10 7 (0.17%) Intranet
10 7 (0.17%) SSH
10 7 (0.17%) WAN
11 5 (0.12%) Extranet
11 5 (0.12%) LAN
11 5 (0.12%) Network Security
11 5 (0.12%) SNMP
11 5 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (11.73%) NoSQL
2 402 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 335 (8.02%) Big Data
4 281 (6.73%) MySQL
5 274 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 273 (6.53%) MongoDB
7 236 (5.65%) Relational Database
8 208 (4.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 130 (3.11%) Hadoop
10 123 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 118 (2.82%) Redis
12 97 (2.32%) Amazon RDS
13 86 (2.06%) RDBMS
14 78 (1.87%) Blockchain
15 72 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
16 53 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
16 53 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 51 (1.22%) Power BI
18 49 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 44 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 661 (15.82%) Jenkins
2 545 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 269 (6.44%) JIRA
4 202 (4.83%) Maven
5 180 (4.31%) Selenium
6 137 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 133 (3.18%) Cucumber
8 132 (3.16%) TeamCity
9 123 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 115 (2.75%) GitLab
11 100 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 96 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
13 95 (2.27%) JUnit
14 89 (2.13%) Gradle
15 80 (1.91%) Bitbucket
16 73 (1.75%) Mockito
17 67 (1.60%) webpack
18 65 (1.56%) IBM UrbanCode
19 63 (1.51%) WebDriver
20 62 (1.48%) SonarQube
General
1 1,130 (27.05%) Finance
2 456 (10.91%) Banking
3 308 (7.37%) Retail
4 143 (3.42%) Front Office
5 110 (2.63%) Games
6 108 (2.58%) Law
7 85 (2.03%) Marketing
8 80 (1.91%) Investment Banking
9 79 (1.89%) Telecoms
10 59 (1.41%) Publishing
11 46 (1.10%) Advertising
12 37 (0.89%) Financial Institution
13 32 (0.77%) Legal
14 18 (0.43%) Billing
15 17 (0.41%) Back Office
15 17 (0.41%) Electronics
16 16 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.22%) Automotive
18 6 (0.14%) Retail Banking
19 5 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2,192 (52.47%) Developer
2 925 (22.14%) Java Developer
3 544 (13.02%) Architect
4 542 (12.97%) Senior Developer
5 384 (9.19%) .NET Developer
6 354 (8.47%) Software Engineer
7 349 (8.35%) C# Developer
8 333 (7.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 295 (7.06%) Solutions Architect
10 272 (6.51%) Java Engineer
11 224 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 222 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 221 (5.29%) Lead Developer
14 170 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
15 167 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
16 156 (3.73%) Python Developer
17 142 (3.40%) AWS Developer
18 138 (3.30%) Java Software Engineer
19 135 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
20 129 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 958 (22.93%) .NET
2 823 (19.70%) Spring
3 685 (16.40%) RESTful
4 670 (16.04%) AngularJS
5 659 (15.77%) React
6 645 (15.44%) REST
7 588 (14.07%) Spring Boot
8 585 (14.00%) Web Services
9 552 (13.21%) Node.js
10 423 (10.12%) HTML
11 410 (9.81%) .NET Core
12 409 (9.79%) CSS
13 391 (9.36%) Kafka
14 387 (9.26%) ASP.NET
15 227 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 212 (5.07%) .NET Framework
17 199 (4.76%) HTML5
18 165 (3.95%) J2EE
19 159 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
19 159 (3.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 425 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
2 233 (5.58%) Mobile App
3 228 (5.46%) Cloud Native
4 190 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 189 (4.52%) User Experience
6 150 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
7 128 (3.06%) Algorithms
8 124 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
9 112 (2.68%) Hedge funds
10 92 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 91 (2.18%) Public Cloud
12 83 (1.99%) Derivative
13 82 (1.96%) Fixed Income
14 75 (1.80%) Data Structures
15 67 (1.60%) Equities
16 64 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
17 63 (1.51%) Virtual Team
18 52 (1.24%) iPad
19 50 (1.20%) Blog
20 48 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 497 (11.90%) Linux
2 160 (3.83%) Windows
3 156 (3.73%) Unix
4 144 (3.45%) Android
5 135 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 27 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 24 (0.57%) CentOS
9 18 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 18 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (0.38%) Debian
11 12 (0.29%) Windows 10
12 10 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.096%) Amazon Linux
14 3 (0.072%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.024%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,392 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,519 (36.36%) DevOps
3 1,239 (29.66%) Software Engineering
4 1,052 (25.18%) TDD
5 672 (16.08%) Fintech
6 658 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
7 651 (15.58%) Scrum
8 516 (12.35%) Test Automation
9 491 (11.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 462 (11.06%) MVC
11 461 (11.03%) BDD
12 427 (10.22%) Mentoring
13 406 (9.72%) SOA
14 402 (9.62%) E-Commerce
15 318 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
16 304 (7.28%) Open Source
17 294 (7.04%) Computer Science
18 290 (6.94%) OO
19 271 (6.49%) Migration
20 243 (5.82%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2,108 (50.45%) Java
2 1,051 (25.16%) JavaScript
3 943 (22.57%) C#
4 808 (19.34%) Python
5 783 (18.74%) SQL
6 467 (11.18%) Java 8
7 292 (6.99%) Scala
8 225 (5.39%) Go
9 216 (5.17%) TypeScript
10 188 (4.50%) PHP
11 158 (3.78%) Bash Shell
12 157 (3.76%) Kotlin
13 135 (3.23%) Ruby
14 92 (2.20%) C++
15 91 (2.18%) PowerShell
16 88 (2.11%) T-SQL
17 85 (2.03%) ES6
18 56 (1.34%) R
19 54 (1.29%) C
20 47 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 319 (7.64%) Degree
2 152 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (1.99%) AWS Certification
4 53 (1.27%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 26 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
7 21 (0.50%) SANS
8 20 (0.48%) CISSP
9 19 (0.45%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.34%) Master's Degree
11 13 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.26%) PhD
13 10 (0.24%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 9 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.22%) CSSLP
15 8 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
17 6 (0.14%) MCAD
17 6 (0.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (7.04%) QA
2 36 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 33 (0.79%) GDPR
4 21 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.29%) NIST
7 6 (0.14%) MiFID
7 6 (0.14%) TickIT
8 5 (0.12%) SLA
9 4 (0.096%) PSD2
10 3 (0.072%) EMIR
10 3 (0.072%) PMO
11 2 (0.048%) NCSC
12 1 (0.024%) COBIT
12 1 (0.024%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.024%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1,521 (36.40%) Docker
2 37 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 31 (0.74%) Active Directory
5 23 (0.55%) vSphere
6 14 (0.34%) Apache Flume
7 13 (0.31%) Varnish
8 11 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.19%) HDFS
10 6 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.12%) iptables
12 2 (0.048%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.024%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.024%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1,166 (27.91%) Kubernetes
2 480 (11.49%) Terraform
3 387 (9.26%) Ansible
4 187 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
5 181 (4.33%) Puppet
6 104 (2.49%) Prometheus
7 59 (1.41%) Grafana
8 51 (1.22%) Mesos
9 46 (1.10%) Marathon
9 46 (1.10%) Packer
9 46 (1.10%) Rancher
10 45 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
11 40 (0.96%) Consul
11 40 (0.96%) Kibana
12 26 (0.62%) Rundeck
12 26 (0.62%) Salt
12 26 (0.62%) ZABBIX
13 23 (0.55%) Nagios
14 22 (0.53%) logstash
15 9 (0.22%) Opsview
Vendors
1 398 (9.53%) Microsoft
2 327 (7.83%) Google
3 191 (4.57%) Oracle
4 95 (2.27%) Splunk
5 78 (1.87%) WorldPay
6 75 (1.80%) MuleSoft
7 72 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 54 (1.29%) AppDynamics
8 54 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (1.17%) SAP
10 48 (1.15%) VMware
11 41 (0.98%) Adobe
12 35 (0.84%) IBM
13 32 (0.77%) Nintex
14 29 (0.69%) ServiceNow
15 26 (0.62%) Delphix
15 26 (0.62%) New Relic
15 26 (0.62%) RedGate
16 25 (0.60%) Atlassian
16 25 (0.60%) TIBCO