Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 74 140
Rank change year-on-year +43 +66 +240
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4,553 3,260 1,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.74% 4.30% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.36% 4.63% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,630 2,665 1,575
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 £43,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 61,859 70,404 69,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.58% 92.81% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 50,040 54,203 60,156
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 £33,149
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,875
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +47 1,118 £70,000 - 277
West London +11 142 £65,000 -7.14% 137
South London +18 83 £70,000 +3.70% 21
East London +47 82 £72,500 +18.85% 54
North London +10 18 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 2,872 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2,335 (51.28%) Java
3 1,719 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
4 1,619 (35.56%) DevOps
5 1,546 (33.96%) TDD
6 1,393 (30.60%) Docker
7 1,318 (28.95%) JavaScript
8 1,203 (26.42%) Finance
9 1,149 (25.24%) Software Engineering
10 1,115 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 1,086 (23.85%) C#
12 1,049 (23.04%) Spring
13 1,047 (23.00%) SQL
14 1,013 (22.25%) .NET
15 944 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
16 896 (19.68%) Web Services
17 889 (19.53%) Scrum
18 868 (19.06%) AngularJS
19 848 (18.63%) Kubernetes
20 813 (17.86%) RESTful
21 812 (17.83%) REST
22 794 (17.44%) Python
23 772 (16.96%) React
24 725 (15.92%) Java 8
25 717 (15.75%) Jenkins
26 682 (14.98%) Git (software)
27 670 (14.72%) BDD
28 668 (14.67%) Node.js
29 665 (14.61%) CSS
30 664 (14.58%) Spring Boot

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
1 278 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
2 157 (3.45%) Confluence
3 155 (3.40%) CMS
4 148 (3.25%) Apache Spark
5 127 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 126 (2.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 97 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 85 (1.87%) Apache
8 85 (1.87%) EPiServer
9 84 (1.84%) SharePoint
10 80 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 80 (1.76%) WebLogic
11 38 (0.83%) Mule
12 32 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 26 (0.57%) Apache Solr
14 25 (0.55%) JBoss
15 16 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 14 (0.31%) Anypoint
16 14 (0.31%) Drupal
16 14 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (0.37%) Chatbot
2 14 (0.31%) Snapchat
3 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.066%) Maya
5 3 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.066%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.044%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.044%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.022%) HipChat
7 1 (0.022%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 93 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
2 41 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
3 37 (0.81%) Eloqua
4 13 (0.29%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 8 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.15%) Actimize
7 7 (0.15%) Magento
7 7 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
8 6 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
9 5 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (0.11%) Front Arena
10 4 (0.088%) BASE24
10 4 (0.088%) Postilion
10 4 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,719 (37.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1,115 (24.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 432 (9.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 292 (6.41%) PaaS
5 262 (5.75%) Serverless
6 240 (5.27%) SaaS
7 171 (3.76%) OpenShift
8 134 (2.94%) GitHub
9 132 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
10 118 (2.59%) IaaS
11 101 (2.22%) IBM Cloud
12 100 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
13 98 (2.15%) npm
14 90 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
15 62 (1.36%) Amazon S3
16 47 (1.03%) Apigee
17 46 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
18 23 (0.51%) Boomi
19 20 (0.44%) Slack
20 19 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (2.66%) HTTP
2 58 (1.27%) Firewall
3 36 (0.79%) VPN
4 28 (0.61%) Internet
5 24 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.40%) DNS
7 15 (0.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 10 (0.22%) Intranet
8 10 (0.22%) SNMP
9 9 (0.20%) Extranet
9 9 (0.20%) SMS
9 9 (0.20%) VLAN
10 6 (0.13%) DHCP
10 6 (0.13%) SSH
10 6 (0.13%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.11%) FTP
12 4 (0.088%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.088%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.088%) SSL
13 3 (0.066%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (14.01%) NoSQL
2 613 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 401 (8.81%) MongoDB
4 361 (7.93%) Big Data
5 283 (6.22%) MySQL
6 249 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
7 245 (5.38%) Relational Database
8 145 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 132 (2.90%) Hadoop
10 112 (2.46%) Blockchain
11 111 (2.44%) Redis
12 103 (2.26%) RDBMS
13 91 (2.00%) Couchbase
14 90 (1.98%) Oracle Database
15 87 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 78 (1.71%) CouchDB
17 46 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
18 42 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
19 40 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
20 37 (0.81%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 717 (15.75%) Jenkins
2 682 (14.98%) Git (software)
3 326 (7.16%) Maven
4 302 (6.63%) JIRA
5 284 (6.24%) Selenium
6 244 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 240 (5.27%) TeamCity
8 234 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 219 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 148 (3.25%) Visual Studio
11 133 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
12 130 (2.86%) Cucumber
13 126 (2.77%) Gradle
14 110 (2.42%) Subversion
15 106 (2.33%) JUnit
16 99 (2.17%) Protractor
17 98 (2.15%) Karma Test Runner
18 97 (2.13%) gulp
19 93 (2.04%) Mocha
20 82 (1.80%) Vagrant
General
1 1,203 (26.42%) Finance
2 423 (9.29%) Banking
3 270 (5.93%) Retail
4 199 (4.37%) Games
5 156 (3.43%) Front Office
6 146 (3.21%) Marketing
7 137 (3.01%) Law
8 104 (2.28%) Investment Banking
9 87 (1.91%) Advertising
10 81 (1.78%) Financial Institution
11 61 (1.34%) Telecoms
12 48 (1.05%) Publishing
13 45 (0.99%) Back Office
14 33 (0.72%) Retail Banking
15 25 (0.55%) Legal
16 22 (0.48%) Electronics
17 18 (0.40%) Automotive
18 17 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
19 16 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
20 13 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2,539 (55.77%) Developer
2 1,236 (27.15%) Java Developer
3 766 (16.82%) Senior Developer
4 595 (13.07%) Architect
5 438 (9.62%) .NET Developer
6 428 (9.40%) Software Engineer
7 412 (9.05%) Senior Java Developer
8 328 (7.20%) C# Developer
9 226 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 223 (4.90%) Java Engineer
10 223 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
11 200 (4.39%) AWS Developer
12 187 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 185 (4.06%) Agile Developer
14 179 (3.93%) Lead Developer
15 175 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
16 150 (3.29%) Technical Architect
17 144 (3.16%) Python Developer
18 138 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
18 138 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,049 (23.04%) Spring
2 1,013 (22.25%) .NET
3 896 (19.68%) Web Services
4 868 (19.06%) AngularJS
5 813 (17.86%) RESTful
6 812 (17.83%) REST
7 772 (16.96%) React
8 668 (14.67%) Node.js
9 665 (14.61%) CSS
10 664 (14.58%) Spring Boot
11 649 (14.25%) HTML
12 387 (8.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 386 (8.48%) .NET Core
14 370 (8.13%) ASP.NET
14 370 (8.13%) HTML5
15 369 (8.10%) Kafka
16 308 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 295 (6.48%) SOAP
18 284 (6.24%) jQuery
19 252 (5.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 607 (13.33%) Fintech
2 516 (11.33%) Greenfield Project
3 338 (7.42%) Computer Science
4 272 (5.97%) User Experience
5 236 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
6 205 (4.50%) Mobile App
7 191 (4.20%) Cloud Native
8 179 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
9 150 (3.29%) Algorithms
10 127 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
11 105 (2.31%) N-Tier
12 101 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 94 (2.06%) Hedge funds
14 90 (1.98%) Public Cloud
15 86 (1.89%) Blog
16 84 (1.84%) Data Structures
17 73 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
18 63 (1.38%) Fixed Income
19 55 (1.21%) Equities
20 47 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 603 (13.24%) Linux
2 176 (3.87%) Windows
3 174 (3.82%) Unix
4 85 (1.87%) Android
5 70 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 56 (1.23%) CentOS
7 45 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 39 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.51%) Solaris
10 22 (0.48%) Windows Server
11 14 (0.31%) CoreOS
12 10 (0.22%) Debian
13 3 (0.066%) Amazon Linux
13 3 (0.066%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.044%) Nucleus RTOS
15 1 (0.022%) AIX
15 1 (0.022%) Mesosphere
15 1 (0.022%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.022%) VMS
15 1 (0.022%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,872 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,619 (35.56%) DevOps
3 1,546 (33.96%) TDD
4 1,149 (25.24%) Software Engineering
5 944 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
6 889 (19.53%) Scrum
7 670 (14.72%) BDD
8 621 (13.64%) SOA
9 586 (12.87%) MVC
10 572 (12.56%) Test Automation
11 542 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 536 (11.77%) Problem-Solving
13 467 (10.26%) Open Source
14 380 (8.35%) OO
15 308 (6.76%) SOLID
16 307 (6.74%) E-Commerce
17 299 (6.57%) Pair Programming
18 288 (6.33%) Analytics
18 288 (6.33%) Mentoring
19 261 (5.73%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2,335 (51.28%) Java
2 1,318 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 1,086 (23.85%) C#
4 1,047 (23.00%) SQL
5 794 (17.44%) Python
6 725 (15.92%) Java 8
7 337 (7.40%) Scala
8 327 (7.18%) Go
9 229 (5.03%) Ruby
10 198 (4.35%) PHP
11 170 (3.73%) T-SQL
12 138 (3.03%) TypeScript
13 137 (3.01%) C++
14 123 (2.70%) Bash Shell
15 115 (2.53%) C
16 98 (2.15%) PowerShell
17 77 (1.69%) Kotlin
18 76 (1.67%) ES6
19 71 (1.56%) Clojure
20 65 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 496 (10.89%) Degree
2 173 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (1.30%) Master's Degree
4 58 (1.27%) AWS Certification
5 46 (1.01%) SAFe Agilist
6 38 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 27 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.22%) MCSA
8 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.22%) PhD
8 10 (0.22%) RHCE
8 10 (0.22%) RHCSA
9 9 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.13%) PMP
11 5 (0.11%) OCP
11 5 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 5 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.088%) CISSP
12 4 (0.088%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (6.22%) QA
2 18 (0.40%) GDPR
3 16 (0.35%) SLA
4 11 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.066%) PSD2
7 2 (0.044%) COBIT
7 2 (0.044%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.044%) SEPA
8 1 (0.022%) EMIR
8 1 (0.022%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.022%) MiFID
8 1 (0.022%) PMO
8 1 (0.022%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,393 (30.60%) Docker
2 48 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.24%) etcd
6 9 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.18%) HDFS
8 6 (0.13%) iptables
8 6 (0.13%) KVM
9 4 (0.088%) Varnish
9 4 (0.088%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.088%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.088%) vSphere
10 2 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.044%) Xen
10 2 (0.044%) XenApp
10 2 (0.044%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.022%) LXC
11 1 (0.022%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 848 (18.63%) Kubernetes
2 441 (9.69%) Ansible
3 396 (8.70%) Terraform
4 292 (6.41%) Puppet
5 278 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
6 84 (1.84%) Salt
7 78 (1.71%) Docker Swarm
8 66 (1.45%) Consul
9 59 (1.30%) Packer
10 49 (1.08%) Grafana
11 44 (0.97%) Graphite
12 43 (0.94%) Nagios
12 43 (0.94%) Prometheus
13 39 (0.86%) ZABBIX
14 36 (0.79%) Kibana
15 28 (0.61%) Mesos
16 26 (0.57%) logstash
16 26 (0.57%) Rundeck
17 25 (0.55%) Opsview
18 15 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 405 (8.90%) Google
2 340 (7.47%) Oracle
3 294 (6.46%) Microsoft
4 209 (4.59%) Red Hat
5 134 (2.94%) IBM
6 110 (2.42%) SAP
7 99 (2.17%) Splunk
8 93 (2.04%) Sitecore
9 79 (1.74%) Nintex
10 60 (1.32%) MuleSoft
10 60 (1.32%) VMware
11 51 (1.12%) hybris
12 47 (1.03%) TIBCO
13 44 (0.97%) Facebook
14 39 (0.86%) Atlassian
15 38 (0.83%) AppDynamics
16 37 (0.81%) Marketo
17 34 (0.75%) Alias
17 34 (0.75%) Zend
18 29 (0.64%) ATG