Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 29 33
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 +48
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 2,278 4,416 4,479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 11.27% 7.90% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 8.49% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,129 3,886 3,697
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £49,500 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 18,876 52,021 63,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.41% 93.11% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15,490 41,880 50,996
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 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +9 511 £75,000 - 125
South London +45 72 £65,000 - 10
West London +6 38 £77,500 +14.81% 52
East London +21 13 £65,000 -10.34% 15
North London +22 4 £38,750 -48.33% 7
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 1,249 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1,099 (48.24%) AWS
3 1,007 (44.21%) Java
4 844 (37.05%) DevOps
5 796 (34.94%) Azure
6 791 (34.72%) Docker
7 766 (33.63%) JavaScript
8 743 (32.62%) Kubernetes
9 731 (32.09%) TDD
10 697 (30.60%) Finance
11 647 (28.40%) .NET
12 583 (25.59%) C#
13 570 (25.02%) Software Engineering
14 567 (24.89%) React
15 533 (23.40%) Python
16 505 (22.17%) Node.js
17 466 (20.46%) AngularJS
18 434 (19.05%) .NET Core
19 426 (18.70%) SQL Server
20 416 (18.26%) Web Services
21 405 (17.78%) Scrum
22 396 (17.38%) SQL
23 384 (16.86%) Fintech
24 377 (16.55%) BDD
25 372 (16.33%) NoSQL
26 365 (16.02%) Jenkins
27 358 (15.72%) Spring
28 347 (15.23%) REST
29 334 (14.66%) Git (software)
29 334 (14.66%) GCP

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
1 213 (9.35%) Elasticsearch
2 126 (5.53%) Apache
3 61 (2.68%) Confluence
4 50 (2.19%) Apache Spark
5 31 (1.36%) CMS
6 28 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 26 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
8 23 (1.01%) IIS
9 15 (0.66%) WebLogic
9 15 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.57%) EPiServer
10 13 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.48%) DNN
11 11 (0.48%) Headless CMS
11 11 (0.48%) Immediacy CMS
11 11 (0.48%) Kentico
11 11 (0.48%) Sitefinity
11 11 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.44%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 57 (2.50%) R3 Corda
2 52 (2.28%) Distributed Ledger
3 17 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.31%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.088%) Magento
6 2 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.088%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.088%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,099 (48.24%) AWS
2 796 (34.94%) Azure
3 334 (14.66%) GCP
4 270 (11.85%) Serverless
5 187 (8.21%) AWS Lambda
6 153 (6.72%) SaaS
7 148 (6.50%) Amazon ECS
8 91 (3.99%) PaaS
9 80 (3.51%) Apigee
10 77 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
10 77 (3.38%) GitHub
11 69 (3.03%) OpenShift
12 68 (2.99%) IaaS
13 42 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
14 40 (1.76%) Amazon EKS
14 40 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
15 37 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
16 33 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 29 (1.27%) Azure Functions
18 25 (1.10%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.33%) HTTP
2 39 (1.71%) Internet
3 31 (1.36%) Firewall
4 25 (1.10%) DNS
5 11 (0.48%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.35%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.31%) Skype
8 6 (0.26%) BGP
8 6 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (0.26%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (0.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (0.26%) Multicast
8 6 (0.26%) Network Security
8 6 (0.26%) OSPF
8 6 (0.26%) VXLAN
8 6 (0.26%) Wireless
8 6 (0.26%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.22%) SSL
9 5 (0.22%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 372 (16.33%) NoSQL
3 272 (11.94%) MongoDB
4 228 (10.01%) PostgreSQL
5 217 (9.53%) MySQL
6 124 (5.44%) Amazon Redshift
7 110 (4.83%) Big Data
8 107 (4.70%) SQL Server 2019
9 101 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
10 95 (4.17%) Redis
11 86 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 82 (3.60%) Blockchain
13 70 (3.07%) Relational Database
14 67 (2.94%) Hadoop
15 44 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 32 (1.40%) RDBMS
17 30 (1.32%) Flink
18 27 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
19 25 (1.10%) Data Lake
20 20 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 365 (16.02%) Jenkins
2 334 (14.66%) Git (software)
3 124 (5.44%) GitLab
4 115 (5.05%) JIRA
5 101 (4.43%) Artifactory
6 77 (3.38%) JUnit
7 65 (2.85%) Maven
8 62 (2.72%) Selenium
9 48 (2.11%) Mockito
10 46 (2.02%) Cucumber
11 43 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
12 40 (1.76%) TeamCity
13 39 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 39 (1.71%) SonarQube
14 31 (1.36%) Bitbucket
15 29 (1.27%) NUnit
15 29 (1.27%) Visual Studio
16 25 (1.10%) SpecFlow
17 22 (0.97%) webpack
18 20 (0.88%) IntelliJ
General
1 697 (30.60%) Finance
2 279 (12.25%) Banking
3 105 (4.61%) Front Office
4 104 (4.57%) Games
5 94 (4.13%) Back Office
6 53 (2.33%) Retail
7 43 (1.89%) Law
8 37 (1.62%) Public Sector
9 35 (1.54%) Marketing
10 30 (1.32%) Advertising
11 28 (1.23%) Investment Banking
12 27 (1.19%) Publishing
13 16 (0.70%) Telecoms
14 14 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.48%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.31%) Legal
17 6 (0.26%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.13%) Housing Association
18 3 (0.13%) Private Banking
19 2 (0.088%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1,099 (48.24%) Developer
2 413 (18.13%) Java Developer
3 320 (14.05%) .NET Developer
4 306 (13.43%) Architect
5 223 (9.79%) Software Engineer
6 212 (9.31%) Senior Developer
7 189 (8.30%) C# Developer
8 170 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 161 (7.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 135 (5.93%) Full Stack Developer
11 131 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
12 129 (5.66%) Java Engineer
13 127 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
14 121 (5.31%) AWS Architect
15 103 (4.52%) Senior Java Developer
16 90 (3.95%) Cloud Architect
17 80 (3.51%) React Developer
18 77 (3.38%) Java Architect
19 71 (3.12%) Java Software Engineer
20 69 (3.03%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 647 (28.40%) .NET
2 567 (24.89%) React
3 505 (22.17%) Node.js
4 466 (20.46%) AngularJS
5 434 (19.05%) .NET Core
6 416 (18.26%) Web Services
7 358 (15.72%) Spring
8 347 (15.23%) REST
9 294 (12.91%) RESTful
10 293 (12.86%) ASP.NET
11 279 (12.25%) Kafka
12 258 (11.33%) Spring Boot
13 228 (10.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 211 (9.26%) .NET Framework
15 207 (9.09%) Vue.js
16 182 (7.99%) HTML
17 173 (7.59%) CSS
18 168 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 149 (6.54%) OAuth
20 129 (5.66%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 276 (12.12%) Greenfield Project
2 206 (9.04%) Hedge funds
3 151 (6.63%) Cloud Native
4 101 (4.43%) Equities
5 89 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 80 (3.51%) Fixed Income
7 77 (3.38%) Derivative
8 74 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 67 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 63 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
10 63 (2.77%) Public Cloud
11 49 (2.15%) Algorithms
12 44 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
13 42 (1.84%) Blog
14 41 (1.80%) User Experience
15 33 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
16 27 (1.19%) Data Structures
17 26 (1.14%) Virtual Team
18 25 (1.10%) Tandem
19 24 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 161 (7.07%) Linux
2 96 (4.21%) Windows
3 37 (1.62%) Android
4 35 (1.54%) Unix
5 33 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.14%) VMS
7 25 (1.10%) CentOS
8 20 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.26%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.22%) Debian
11 5 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.18%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,249 (54.83%) Agile Software Development
2 844 (37.05%) DevOps
3 731 (32.09%) TDD
4 570 (25.02%) Software Engineering
5 405 (17.78%) Scrum
6 384 (16.86%) Fintech
7 377 (16.55%) BDD
8 272 (11.94%) Test Automation
9 263 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
10 261 (11.46%) Mentoring
11 258 (11.33%) MVC
12 227 (9.96%) Open Source
13 214 (9.39%) Asset Management
14 181 (7.95%) Kanban
15 179 (7.86%) Investment Management
16 165 (7.24%) OO
17 145 (6.37%) Analytics
18 126 (5.53%) Web Application Development
19 123 (5.40%) Pair Programming
20 122 (5.36%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 1,007 (44.21%) Java
2 766 (33.63%) JavaScript
3 583 (25.59%) C#
4 533 (23.40%) Python
5 396 (17.38%) SQL
6 250 (10.97%) TypeScript
7 190 (8.34%) Java 8
8 161 (7.07%) Go
8 161 (7.07%) Kotlin
9 130 (5.71%) Scala
10 104 (4.57%) Ruby
11 72 (3.16%) C++
12 60 (2.63%) PowerShell
13 56 (2.46%) PHP
14 51 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 42 (1.84%) T-SQL
16 38 (1.67%) Clojure
17 35 (1.54%) F#
18 32 (1.40%) Bash Shell
19 31 (1.36%) ES6
Qualifications
1 162 (7.11%) Degree
2 72 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 52 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 49 (2.15%) Sun Certification
6 45 (1.98%) AWS Certification
7 17 (0.75%) CCNA
7 17 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.70%) ISEB
8 16 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.40%) PhD
10 8 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.31%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.22%) CISM
12 5 (0.22%) CISSP
13 4 (0.18%) CISA
13 4 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (0.13%) OCP
14 3 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.22%) QA
2 13 (0.57%) SLA
3 11 (0.48%) GDPR
4 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) PSD2
7 2 (0.088%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.088%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.088%) MiFID
7 2 (0.088%) NIST
7 2 (0.088%) TARGET2
8 1 (0.044%) COBIT
System Software
1 791 (34.72%) Docker
2 15 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (0.48%) Postfix
5 7 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.22%) vSphere
7 4 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.088%) HDFS
8 2 (0.088%) vCloud
9 1 (0.044%) Varnish
9 1 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 743 (32.62%) Kubernetes
2 235 (10.32%) Terraform
3 128 (5.62%) Ansible
4 84 (3.69%) Puppet
5 55 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (2.28%) Prometheus
7 47 (2.06%) Grafana
8 26 (1.14%) Istio
9 21 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (0.79%) Graphite
11 12 (0.53%) Mesos
12 10 (0.44%) Kibana
13 8 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.31%) Marathon
15 6 (0.26%) Consul
16 5 (0.22%) HP Fortify
16 5 (0.22%) Nagios
16 5 (0.22%) Packer
17 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
17 3 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 228 (10.01%) Google
2 214 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 127 (5.58%) Oracle
4 38 (1.67%) SAP
5 27 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 22 (0.97%) TIBCO
7 21 (0.92%) IBM
7 21 (0.92%) Splunk
8 20 (0.88%) Adobe
8 20 (0.88%) New Relic
9 19 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 19 (0.83%) VMware
10 17 (0.75%) Foundry
10 17 (0.75%) hybris
11 15 (0.66%) Atlassian
12 14 (0.61%) MuleSoft
13 13 (0.57%) Apple
13 13 (0.57%) Sitecore
14 11 (0.48%) Alterian
15 8 (0.35%) Cisco