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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 35 38 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 426 257 311
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.50% 6.54% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 6.96% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 247 227 289
10th Percentile £39,905 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £60,645
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -4.76%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,352 3,695 3,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.28% 94.07% 94.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,533 3,106 3,121
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +6.67%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Manchester

Microservices
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Manchester.

Salary trend for Microservices in Manchester

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Manchester

Microservices
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford - 6 - - 1
Oldham - 4 - -
Altrincham - 3 £47,500 -
Stockport -3 2 - - 1
Bolton -17 2 £43,750 -
Bury -3 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Microservices
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 249 (58.45%) Agile
2 198 (46.48%) DevOps
3 197 (46.24%) Software Engineering
4 194 (45.54%) Azure
5 163 (38.26%) Kubernetes
6 153 (35.92%) Java
7 145 (34.04%) React
8 143 (33.57%) AWS
9 138 (32.39%) JavaScript
10 134 (31.46%) C#
11 126 (29.58%) Git (software)
11 126 (29.58%) Docker
12 123 (28.87%) .NET
13 108 (25.35%) Full Stack Development
13 108 (25.35%) CI/CD
14 107 (25.12%) RESTful
15 106 (24.88%) TDD
16 99 (23.24%) SQL
16 99 (23.24%) GCP
17 93 (21.83%) Test Automation
18 92 (21.60%) Node.js
18 92 (21.60%) Spring
19 88 (20.66%) Microsoft
20 87 (20.42%) NoSQL
20 87 (20.42%) .NET Core
21 79 (18.54%) Kafka
22 71 (16.67%) Event-Driven
23 70 (16.43%) AngularJS
23 70 (16.43%) Spring Boot
24 67 (15.73%) Social Skills

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (3.05%) Apache Spark
1 13 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.58%) nginx
3 10 (2.35%) Umbraco
4 8 (1.88%) Apache
5 7 (1.64%) JBoss
6 6 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (1.17%) CMS
7 5 (1.17%) Confluence
7 5 (1.17%) SAS
8 3 (0.70%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.47%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.23%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (3.05%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 194 (45.54%) Azure
2 143 (33.57%) AWS
3 99 (23.24%) GCP
4 66 (15.49%) Serverless
5 40 (9.39%) SaaS
6 37 (8.69%) Azure Functions
7 33 (7.75%) GitHub
8 32 (7.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 26 (6.10%) npm
10 24 (5.63%) Azure Logic Apps
10 24 (5.63%) Azure Pipelines
11 21 (4.93%) Azure Data Factory
12 20 (4.69%) Azure Service Bus
13 19 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
13 19 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (3.52%) Apigee
15 13 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (3.05%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 12 (2.82%) Azure Service Fabric
17 9 (2.11%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.46%) HTTP
2 14 (3.29%) Internet
3 5 (1.17%) ATM
3 5 (1.17%) DNS
3 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.70%) AMQP
4 3 (0.70%) DHCP
4 3 (0.70%) FTP
4 3 (0.70%) IPsec
5 2 (0.47%) Network Security
6 1 (0.23%) LoRaWAN
6 1 (0.23%) MQTT
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.42%) NoSQL
2 50 (11.74%) Relational Database
3 39 (9.15%) MongoDB
4 36 (8.45%) MySQL
5 34 (7.98%) Big Data
6 24 (5.63%) Data Lake
7 23 (5.40%) SQL Server
8 20 (4.69%) Neo4j
9 19 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (3.05%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (2.82%) Redis
14 7 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 7 (1.64%) Couchbase
15 6 (1.41%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.70%) Amazon Athena
16 3 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 126 (29.58%) Git (software)
2 48 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 32 (7.51%) GitLab
4 31 (7.28%) Postman
5 29 (6.81%) Cypress.io
6 26 (6.10%) Maven
6 26 (6.10%) Selenium
7 18 (4.23%) SonarQube
8 15 (3.52%) Robot Framework
9 14 (3.29%) JUnit
10 11 (2.58%) Mockito
11 10 (2.35%) JIRA
11 10 (2.35%) Storybook
12 8 (1.88%) Arquillian
13 6 (1.41%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (1.41%) PHPUnit
14 5 (1.17%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.94%) Subversion
15 4 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (15.73%) Social Skills
2 61 (14.32%) Finance
3 57 (13.38%) Banking
4 53 (12.44%) Automotive
5 42 (9.86%) Public Sector
6 30 (7.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 25 (5.87%) Retail
8 22 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (3.76%) Marketing
10 14 (3.29%) Law
10 14 (3.29%) Manufacturing
10 14 (3.29%) Telecoms
11 13 (3.05%) Aerospace
12 11 (2.58%) Games
13 8 (1.88%) Legal
14 6 (1.41%) Investment Banking
15 5 (1.17%) Influencing Skills
16 4 (0.94%) Presentation Skills
16 4 (0.94%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 173 (40.61%) Developer
2 122 (28.64%) Software Engineer
3 55 (12.91%) Java Developer
4 47 (11.03%) Architect
5 41 (9.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 34 (7.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (6.10%) Test Engineer
8 24 (5.63%) .NET Developer
8 24 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (5.40%) Software Test Engineer
10 22 (5.16%) Data Engineer
10 22 (5.16%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.69%) C# Developer
11 20 (4.69%) Java Engineer
11 20 (4.69%) Senior Software Test Engineer
11 20 (4.69%) Senior Test Engineer
12 18 (4.23%) Software Developer
13 17 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
14 15 (3.52%) Lead Developer
15 14 (3.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (34.04%) React
2 123 (28.87%) .NET
3 107 (25.12%) RESTful
4 92 (21.60%) Node.js
4 92 (21.60%) Spring
5 87 (20.42%) .NET Core
6 79 (18.54%) Kafka
7 70 (16.43%) AngularJS
7 70 (16.43%) Spring Boot
8 66 (15.49%) CSS
9 63 (14.79%) HTML
10 54 (12.68%) REST
11 29 (6.81%) .NET Framework
11 29 (6.81%) HTML5
12 28 (6.57%) Puppeteer
13 25 (5.87%) Apache Flex
14 24 (5.63%) Material-UI
15 23 (5.40%) Vue.js
16 17 (3.99%) React Native
16 17 (3.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.62%) Cloud Native
2 39 (9.15%) User Experience
3 33 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (2.82%) Public Cloud
6 11 (2.58%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.11%) SWIFT
8 7 (1.64%) Tandem
9 6 (1.41%) IoT
9 6 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.17%) Legacy Systems
10 5 (1.17%) NHS
11 4 (0.94%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.94%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.70%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.40%) Linux
2 10 (2.35%) Unix
3 2 (0.47%) AIX
3 2 (0.47%) Android
3 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.47%) CentOS
3 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (58.45%) Agile
2 198 (46.48%) DevOps
3 197 (46.24%) Software Engineering
4 108 (25.35%) CI/CD
4 108 (25.35%) Full Stack Development
5 106 (24.88%) TDD
6 93 (21.83%) Test Automation
7 71 (16.67%) Event-Driven
8 65 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (15.26%) OO
9 64 (15.02%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 59 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
11 55 (12.91%) Mentoring
12 52 (12.21%) Observability
13 47 (11.03%) Pair Programming
14 46 (10.80%) Scrum
15 44 (10.33%) Coaching
15 44 (10.33%) SDLC
16 41 (9.62%) Artificial Intelligence
17 38 (8.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 153 (35.92%) Java
2 138 (32.39%) JavaScript
3 134 (31.46%) C#
4 99 (23.24%) SQL
5 64 (15.02%) Python
6 61 (14.32%) TypeScript
7 27 (6.34%) Go
8 21 (4.93%) ES6
9 20 (4.69%) C++
10 18 (4.23%) Kotlin
11 16 (3.76%) Scala
12 15 (3.52%) ES7
12 15 (3.52%) ES8
13 13 (3.05%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.58%) F#
14 11 (2.58%) PHP
15 9 (2.11%) Bash
16 6 (1.41%) Ruby
17 3 (0.70%) C
17 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (3.99%) Degree
3 15 (3.52%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.94%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.94%) CISSP
4 4 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.94%) CSSLP
5 3 (0.70%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.76%) QA
2 11 (2.58%) Accessibility
3 6 (1.41%) NIST
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 126 (29.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 163 (38.26%) Kubernetes
2 58 (13.62%) Terraform
3 30 (7.04%) Grafana
3 30 (7.04%) Prometheus
4 29 (6.81%) Istio
5 8 (1.88%) Ansible
5 8 (1.88%) Puppet
6 5 (1.17%) Opsgenie
6 5 (1.17%) Packer
7 4 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.70%) Kibana
9 2 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 88 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 56 (13.15%) Google
3 21 (4.93%) Oracle
4 14 (3.29%) Databricks
5 6 (1.41%) Splunk
6 5 (1.17%) Dynatrace
6 5 (1.17%) VMware
7 3 (0.70%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.70%) Teradata
8 2 (0.47%) IBM
8 2 (0.47%) New Relic
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.47%) Sage
8 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.23%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.23%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.23%) SAP
9 1 (0.23%) Sun