Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 21 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 +23
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 3,187 4,526 4,320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 11.19% 8.89% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.94% 9.51% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,987 4,177 3,759
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -

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 26,684 47,580 58,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.70% 93.51% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21,734 38,549 47,767
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 +10 715 £80,000 +6.67% 229
South London +26 51 £65,000 -11.86% 11
West London -9 35 £62,500 - 118
East London +29 28 £70,000 - 52
North London +34 8 £80,000 +28.00% 4
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 1,821 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1,453 (45.59%) AWS
3 1,410 (44.24%) Java
4 1,284 (40.29%) Docker
5 1,186 (37.21%) DevOps
6 1,112 (34.89%) JavaScript
7 1,106 (34.70%) Kubernetes
8 1,017 (31.91%) Finance
9 975 (30.59%) Software Engineering
10 909 (28.52%) TDD
11 896 (28.11%) Azure
12 834 (26.17%) React
13 823 (25.82%) .NET
14 780 (24.47%) Python
15 701 (22.00%) SQL
16 698 (21.90%) C#
17 623 (19.55%) Node.js
18 615 (19.30%) Spring
19 589 (18.48%) .NET Core
20 550 (17.26%) Fintech
21 539 (16.91%) Kafka
22 535 (16.79%) Test Automation
23 514 (16.13%) Web Services
24 513 (16.10%) Scrum
25 495 (15.53%) GCP
26 472 (14.81%) Spring Boot
27 463 (14.53%) Terraform
28 462 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
29 436 (13.68%) Git (software)
30 416 (13.05%) Banking

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
1 155 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
2 143 (4.49%) Apache Spark
3 119 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 95 (2.98%) Confluence
5 94 (2.95%) Apache
6 42 (1.32%) CMS
7 40 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 36 (1.13%) Tomcat
9 21 (0.66%) nginx
10 20 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (0.63%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.44%) Tornado
11 14 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 13 (0.41%) IIS
13 12 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
13 12 (0.38%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.28%) Headless CMS
15 8 (0.25%) Anypoint
15 8 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (1.13%) InVision
2 27 (0.85%) Sketch
3 19 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.16%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.094%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.094%) Revit
8 2 (0.063%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.063%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.063%) Figma
8 2 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 71 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 13 (0.41%) Shopify
5 11 (0.35%) R3 Corda
5 11 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
6 9 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.22%) Magento
8 4 (0.13%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.094%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 2 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.031%) Actimize
11 1 (0.031%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.031%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,453 (45.59%) AWS
2 896 (28.11%) Azure
3 495 (15.53%) GCP
4 408 (12.80%) Serverless
5 290 (9.10%) SaaS
6 281 (8.82%) PaaS
7 205 (6.43%) AWS Lambda
8 147 (4.61%) Amazon ECS
9 105 (3.29%) IaaS
10 86 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
11 83 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 80 (2.51%) Amazon EKS
13 70 (2.20%) OpenShift
14 68 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
15 63 (1.98%) Azure Functions
16 60 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
17 54 (1.69%) GitHub
18 51 (1.60%) Apigee
19 49 (1.54%) Datadog
20 48 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.22%) HTTP
2 25 (0.78%) DNS
2 25 (0.78%) Internet
3 18 (0.56%) Firewall
4 12 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.35%) VPN
6 8 (0.25%) AMQP
6 8 (0.25%) DSL
6 8 (0.25%) Network Security
7 6 (0.19%) BGP
7 6 (0.19%) LAN
7 6 (0.19%) OSPF
7 6 (0.19%) WAN
8 5 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (0.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.13%) Wireless
9 4 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (12.58%) NoSQL
2 331 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 325 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
4 258 (8.10%) MySQL
5 245 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 197 (6.18%) Relational Database
7 164 (5.15%) Big Data
8 135 (4.24%) Redis
9 107 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 95 (2.98%) Hadoop
11 85 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
12 79 (2.48%) RDBMS
13 68 (2.13%) Data Lake
14 60 (1.88%) Azure SQL Database
15 52 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
16 51 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
17 42 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
18 41 (1.29%) Hazelcast
19 34 (1.07%) Blockchain
20 33 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 436 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 386 (12.11%) Jenkins
3 237 (7.44%) GitLab
4 129 (4.05%) JIRA
5 126 (3.95%) Maven
6 121 (3.80%) Selenium
7 86 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 84 (2.64%) Artifactory
9 83 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 82 (2.57%) Gradle
11 74 (2.32%) JUnit
12 72 (2.26%) SonarQube
13 68 (2.13%) Cypress.io
14 63 (1.98%) Cucumber
15 62 (1.95%) Mockito
15 62 (1.95%) TeamCity
16 58 (1.82%) webpack
17 55 (1.73%) Bitbucket
18 47 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
19 41 (1.29%) Mocha
General
1 1,017 (31.91%) Finance
2 416 (13.05%) Banking
3 126 (3.95%) Retail
4 119 (3.73%) Front Office
5 111 (3.48%) Games
6 72 (2.26%) Public Sector
7 60 (1.88%) Marketing
8 53 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.47%) Back Office
10 38 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 33 (1.04%) Advertising
12 28 (0.88%) Law
13 27 (0.85%) Publishing
14 23 (0.72%) Online Betting
15 22 (0.69%) Electronics
16 20 (0.63%) Manufacturing
17 19 (0.60%) Financial Institution
18 18 (0.56%) Private Banking
19 15 (0.47%) Legal
19 15 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,480 (46.44%) Developer
2 568 (17.82%) Software Engineer
3 520 (16.32%) Java Developer
4 418 (13.12%) Senior Developer
5 323 (10.13%) Architect
6 309 (9.70%) .NET Developer
7 237 (7.44%) AWS Engineer
8 227 (7.12%) Java Engineer
9 208 (6.53%) C# Developer
10 188 (5.90%) Full Stack Developer
11 184 (5.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 182 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
13 159 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
14 156 (4.89%) AWS Developer
15 153 (4.80%) .NET Software Engineer
16 142 (4.46%) Backend Developer
17 136 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
17 136 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
18 134 (4.20%) Azure Developer
19 122 (3.83%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 834 (26.17%) React
2 823 (25.82%) .NET
3 623 (19.55%) Node.js
4 615 (19.30%) Spring
5 589 (18.48%) .NET Core
6 539 (16.91%) Kafka
7 514 (16.13%) Web Services
8 472 (14.81%) Spring Boot
9 410 (12.86%) REST
10 399 (12.52%) AngularJS
11 397 (12.46%) CSS
12 338 (10.61%) .NET Framework
13 311 (9.76%) RESTful
14 260 (8.16%) HTML
15 229 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 214 (6.71%) Vue.js
17 199 (6.24%) jQuery
18 195 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 194 (6.09%) GraphQL
20 155 (4.86%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 267 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
2 209 (6.56%) Cloud Native
3 167 (5.24%) Hedge funds
4 145 (4.55%) User Experience
5 129 (4.05%) Algorithms
5 129 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 122 (3.83%) N-Tier
7 90 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 87 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 86 (2.70%) Equities
10 80 (2.51%) Mobile App
11 72 (2.26%) Fixed Income
11 72 (2.26%) Public Cloud
11 72 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
12 63 (1.98%) Data Structures
13 60 (1.88%) Derivative
14 44 (1.38%) Blog
15 43 (1.35%) Reinsurance
16 41 (1.29%) Data Centre
17 40 (1.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 204 (6.40%) Linux
2 60 (1.88%) Android
3 56 (1.76%) Windows
4 50 (1.57%) Apple iOS
5 44 (1.38%) Unix
6 23 (0.72%) CentOS
7 16 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.13%) Android TV
9 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.094%) VMS
11 2 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.063%) Robot Operating System
11 2 (0.063%) Solaris
11 2 (0.063%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,821 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1,186 (37.21%) DevOps
3 975 (30.59%) Software Engineering
4 909 (28.52%) TDD
5 550 (17.26%) Fintech
6 535 (16.79%) Test Automation
7 513 (16.10%) Scrum
8 462 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
9 394 (12.36%) BDD
10 331 (10.39%) Mentoring
11 318 (9.98%) SOLID
12 293 (9.19%) OO
13 283 (8.88%) SOA
14 261 (8.19%) MVC
15 232 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
16 227 (7.12%) Asset Management
17 215 (6.75%) Migration
18 212 (6.65%) Unit Testing
19 211 (6.62%) Deployment Automation
20 208 (6.53%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,410 (44.24%) Java
2 1,112 (34.89%) JavaScript
3 780 (24.47%) Python
4 701 (22.00%) SQL
5 698 (21.90%) C#
6 337 (10.57%) TypeScript
7 324 (10.17%) Go
8 279 (8.75%) Java 8
9 202 (6.34%) Scala
10 179 (5.62%) Kotlin
11 119 (3.73%) PowerShell
12 108 (3.39%) T-SQL
13 100 (3.14%) PHP
14 71 (2.23%) C++
14 71 (2.23%) ES6
15 67 (2.10%) Ruby
16 61 (1.91%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.10%) Shell Script
18 30 (0.94%) Groovy
19 29 (0.91%) ES7
Qualifications
1 309 (9.70%) Degree
2 122 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 47 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 35 (1.10%) AWS Certification
6 19 (0.60%) Sun Certification
7 18 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 17 (0.53%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.50%) ISEB
9 16 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.50%) SANS
10 11 (0.35%) CISSP
11 9 (0.28%) CISA
11 9 (0.28%) CISM
12 6 (0.19%) CCNA
12 6 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.16%) OCP
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (6.53%) QA
2 16 (0.50%) WCAG
3 12 (0.38%) GDPR
4 6 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.16%) SLA
6 4 (0.13%) ITGC
6 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.094%) NIST
8 2 (0.063%) GAAP
8 2 (0.063%) IFRS
8 2 (0.063%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.031%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.031%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,284 (40.29%) Docker
2 22 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 14 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.25%) Postfix
6 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.13%) KVM
7 3 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.094%) vSphere
8 2 (0.063%) NFS
8 2 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.031%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.031%) Gluster
9 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.031%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.031%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,106 (34.70%) Kubernetes
2 463 (14.53%) Terraform
3 170 (5.33%) Ansible
4 101 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
5 92 (2.89%) Prometheus
6 85 (2.67%) Grafana
7 75 (2.35%) Puppet
8 36 (1.13%) Istio
9 17 (0.53%) Kibana
10 13 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
10 13 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.38%) Rancher
12 6 (0.19%) Packer
12 6 (0.19%) Salt
13 5 (0.16%) Consul
13 5 (0.16%) Graphite
14 4 (0.13%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.13%) Knative
14 4 (0.13%) Mesos
15 3 (0.094%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 317 (9.95%) Google
2 220 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 143 (4.49%) Oracle
4 81 (2.54%) Nintex
5 69 (2.17%) IBM
6 58 (1.82%) SAP
7 52 (1.63%) Red Hat
8 47 (1.47%) Databricks
9 40 (1.26%) VMware
10 35 (1.10%) Adobe
11 33 (1.04%) Sybase
12 24 (0.75%) Splunk
13 21 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (0.63%) Atlassian
15 18 (0.56%) Sparx
16 15 (0.47%) Elastic Path
16 15 (0.47%) New Relic
17 14 (0.44%) hybris
17 14 (0.44%) Samsung
18 13 (0.41%) Cisco