Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 32 77
Rank change year-on-year +6 +45 +81
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 4,449 4,581 3,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 8.13% 6.75% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.74% 7.29% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,655 3,612 2,477
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 50,928 62,857 69,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.12% 92.59% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40,983 50,533 53,489
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +8 1,164 £75,000 +7.14% 251
West London -7 106 £67,500 +8.00% 73
South London -11 59 £63,000 -10.00% 20
East London -12 27 £71,000 -2.07% 51
North London -6 10 £67,500 +12.50% 9
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2,621 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2,328 (52.33%) Java
3 1,983 (44.57%) AWS
4 1,555 (34.95%) Docker
5 1,530 (34.39%) DevOps
6 1,304 (29.31%) Software Engineering
7 1,242 (27.92%) Kubernetes
8 1,197 (26.90%) JavaScript
9 1,190 (26.75%) Finance
10 1,131 (25.42%) TDD
11 1,072 (24.10%) Azure
12 941 (21.15%) Python
13 896 (20.14%) SQL
14 886 (19.91%) .NET
15 855 (19.22%) C#
16 850 (19.11%) Spring
17 750 (16.86%) React
18 714 (16.05%) Web Services
19 712 (16.00%) REST
20 676 (15.19%) Scrum
21 673 (15.13%) RESTful
21 673 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
22 644 (14.48%) Spring Boot
23 624 (14.03%) AngularJS
23 624 (14.03%) Jenkins
24 610 (13.71%) Git (software)
25 599 (13.46%) Fintech
26 560 (12.59%) Node.js
27 529 (11.89%) Java 8
28 515 (11.58%) 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
1 190 (4.27%) Apache Spark
2 159 (3.57%) Confluence
3 140 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 102 (2.29%) Apache
5 90 (2.02%) CMS
6 46 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 38 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 36 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 35 (0.79%) IIS
9 35 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 31 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 25 (0.56%) Headless CMS
12 23 (0.52%) SharePoint
13 20 (0.45%) Anypoint
14 18 (0.40%) WordPress
15 16 (0.36%) nginx
15 16 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (0.36%) SAS
15 16 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.29%) Zope
Applications
1 18 (0.40%) MS Visio
2 11 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
3 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.090%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.045%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.045%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 48 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
2 21 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.47%) Magento
2 21 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
3 17 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
4 11 (0.25%) PolarLake
5 10 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
6 8 (0.18%) FINCAD Analytics
7 6 (0.13%) Quorum
7 6 (0.13%) R3 Corda
8 5 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.067%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.067%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.045%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.045%) Shopify
12 1 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.022%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1,983 (44.57%) AWS
2 1,072 (24.10%) Azure
3 458 (10.29%) GCP
4 417 (9.37%) Serverless
5 262 (5.89%) AWS Lambda
6 241 (5.42%) Amazon EC2
7 235 (5.28%) PaaS
8 182 (4.09%) SaaS
9 176 (3.96%) Amazon ECS
10 152 (3.42%) OpenShift
11 131 (2.94%) Amazon S3
11 131 (2.94%) GitHub
12 103 (2.32%) Amazon SQS
13 96 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 84 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
15 78 (1.75%) IaaS
16 63 (1.42%) Power Platform
17 60 (1.35%) AWS Fargate
18 56 (1.26%) Datadog
19 45 (1.01%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 136 (3.06%) HTTP
2 59 (1.33%) Internet
3 43 (0.97%) Firewall
3 43 (0.97%) VPN
4 28 (0.63%) DNS
5 24 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.31%) DHCP
7 12 (0.27%) Kerberos
8 11 (0.25%) SSL
9 10 (0.22%) FTP
10 6 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.13%) IPFS
10 6 (0.13%) SMTP
11 5 (0.11%) AMQP
11 5 (0.11%) DSL
11 5 (0.11%) NFC
11 5 (0.11%) SSH
11 5 (0.11%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.090%) OpenVPN
12 4 (0.090%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (11.58%) NoSQL
2 430 (9.67%) Big Data
3 389 (8.74%) SQL Server
4 320 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
5 312 (7.01%) Relational Database
6 299 (6.72%) MySQL
7 289 (6.50%) MongoDB
8 179 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 141 (3.17%) RDBMS
10 130 (2.92%) Redis
11 123 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
12 116 (2.61%) Amazon Aurora
13 107 (2.41%) Hadoop
14 102 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 87 (1.96%) Blockchain
16 78 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 64 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
18 63 (1.42%) Power BI
19 59 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 46 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 624 (14.03%) Jenkins
2 610 (13.71%) Git (software)
3 255 (5.73%) JIRA
4 169 (3.80%) Maven
5 131 (2.94%) GitLab
6 130 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 121 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 119 (2.67%) Selenium
9 108 (2.43%) JUnit
9 108 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 99 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 90 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 77 (1.73%) Bitbucket
12 77 (1.73%) webpack
13 73 (1.64%) Artifactory
14 71 (1.60%) RStudio
15 70 (1.57%) Gradle
15 70 (1.57%) Mockito
16 68 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
17 65 (1.46%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 1,190 (26.75%) Finance
2 475 (10.68%) Banking
3 336 (7.55%) Retail
4 281 (6.32%) Front Office
5 146 (3.28%) Games
6 111 (2.49%) Investment Banking
7 110 (2.47%) Marketing
8 99 (2.23%) Law
9 48 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 42 (0.94%) Public Sector
11 38 (0.85%) Legal
12 34 (0.76%) Advertising
13 33 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 27 (0.61%) Billing
15 22 (0.49%) Publishing
16 19 (0.43%) Back Office
17 13 (0.29%) Manufacturing
18 10 (0.22%) Electronics
19 5 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
20 4 (0.090%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,511 (56.44%) Developer
2 1,176 (26.43%) Java Developer
3 713 (16.03%) Senior Developer
4 506 (11.37%) Architect
5 500 (11.24%) Software Engineer
6 362 (8.14%) .NET Developer
6 362 (8.14%) Java Engineer
7 338 (7.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 308 (6.92%) C# Developer
9 307 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
10 281 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
11 240 (5.39%) AWS Developer
12 238 (5.35%) Java Software Engineer
13 237 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
14 225 (5.06%) Python Developer
15 221 (4.97%) Lead Developer
16 194 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
17 183 (4.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 181 (4.07%) Software Developer
19 158 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 886 (19.91%) .NET
2 850 (19.11%) Spring
3 750 (16.86%) React
4 714 (16.05%) Web Services
5 712 (16.00%) REST
6 673 (15.13%) RESTful
7 644 (14.48%) Spring Boot
8 624 (14.03%) AngularJS
9 560 (12.59%) Node.js
10 437 (9.82%) HTML
11 400 (8.99%) .NET Core
11 400 (8.99%) CSS
12 369 (8.29%) ASP.NET
13 332 (7.46%) J2EE
14 325 (7.31%) Kafka
15 228 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 218 (4.90%) HTML5
17 203 (4.56%) JSON
18 187 (4.20%) Vue.js
19 186 (4.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 417 (9.37%) Greenfield Project
2 222 (4.99%) Cloud Native
3 218 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 198 (4.45%) Fixed Income
5 190 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 175 (3.93%) Equities
7 171 (3.84%) User Experience
8 169 (3.80%) Mobile App
9 156 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
10 146 (3.28%) Derivative
11 135 (3.03%) Algorithms
12 133 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
13 106 (2.38%) Data Structures
14 104 (2.34%) Hedge funds
15 95 (2.14%) Public Cloud
16 82 (1.84%) iPad
17 71 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
17 71 (1.60%) Virtual Team
18 62 (1.39%) Data Centre
19 52 (1.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 469 (10.54%) Linux
2 156 (3.51%) Unix
3 124 (2.79%) Windows
4 92 (2.07%) Android
5 89 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 33 (0.74%) CentOS
7 26 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.38%) Debian
11 14 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.045%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.045%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.045%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.022%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,621 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,530 (34.39%) DevOps
3 1,304 (29.31%) Software Engineering
4 1,131 (25.42%) TDD
5 676 (15.19%) Scrum
6 673 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
7 599 (13.46%) Fintech
8 473 (10.63%) E-Commerce
9 465 (10.45%) Test Automation
10 458 (10.29%) BDD
11 454 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
12 446 (10.02%) SOA
13 425 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
14 415 (9.33%) Mentoring
15 396 (8.90%) Analytics
16 395 (8.88%) MVC
17 383 (8.61%) Asset Management
18 352 (7.91%) Open Source
19 344 (7.73%) OO
20 303 (6.81%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,328 (52.33%) Java
2 1,197 (26.90%) JavaScript
3 941 (21.15%) Python
4 896 (20.14%) SQL
5 855 (19.22%) C#
6 529 (11.89%) Java 8
7 338 (7.60%) Scala
8 266 (5.98%) TypeScript
9 257 (5.78%) Go
10 194 (4.36%) R
11 188 (4.23%) PHP
12 164 (3.69%) Ruby
13 146 (3.28%) Kotlin
14 132 (2.97%) Bash Shell
15 108 (2.43%) ES6
16 93 (2.09%) T-SQL
17 79 (1.78%) C++
18 68 (1.53%) PowerShell
19 39 (0.88%) C
20 35 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 285 (6.41%) Degree
2 163 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 102 (2.29%) AWS Certification
4 48 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 20 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
6 15 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.22%) SANS
9 8 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (0.16%) CISSP
11 6 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.13%) CSSLP
11 6 (0.13%) MCAD
11 6 (0.13%) MCSD
11 6 (0.13%) MCTS
11 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (5.19%) QA
2 39 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 29 (0.65%) GDPR
4 25 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.13%) NIST
7 5 (0.11%) PSD2
8 4 (0.090%) EMIR
8 4 (0.090%) MiFID
8 4 (0.090%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.090%) TickIT
9 3 (0.067%) PMO
9 3 (0.067%) SLA
10 1 (0.022%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1,555 (34.95%) Docker
2 35 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 21 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.36%) vSphere
6 14 (0.31%) HDFS
7 13 (0.29%) Varnish
8 10 (0.22%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.090%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.067%) iptables
11 2 (0.045%) Postfix
12 1 (0.022%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.022%) NFS
12 1 (0.022%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,242 (27.92%) Kubernetes
2 453 (10.18%) Terraform
3 330 (7.42%) Ansible
4 166 (3.73%) Puppet
5 144 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
6 86 (1.93%) Prometheus
7 69 (1.55%) Rancher
8 59 (1.33%) Packer
9 51 (1.15%) Kibana
10 49 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
11 48 (1.08%) Consul
11 48 (1.08%) Grafana
12 32 (0.72%) Mesos
13 31 (0.70%) Marathon
14 30 (0.67%) Salt
15 21 (0.47%) Graphite
16 20 (0.45%) Istio
16 20 (0.45%) Nagios
16 20 (0.45%) Rundeck
17 18 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 408 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 296 (6.65%) Google
3 223 (5.01%) Oracle
4 135 (3.03%) WorldPay
5 106 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 98 (2.20%) Splunk
7 66 (1.48%) Sybase
8 64 (1.44%) SAP
9 52 (1.17%) MuleSoft
10 51 (1.15%) Adobe
11 49 (1.10%) AppDynamics
12 39 (0.88%) IBM
12 39 (0.88%) VMware
13 38 (0.85%) Red Hat
14 35 (0.79%) New Relic
15 34 (0.76%) Facebook
16 29 (0.65%) PagerDuty
17 28 (0.63%) CyberArk
18 27 (0.61%) Atlassian
18 27 (0.61%) hybris