Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 18 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 +25 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 484 256 400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 8.95% 9.99% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.47% 10.71% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 327 225 311
10th Percentile £34,500 £35,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,875 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £73,750
North West median annual salary £51,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.36% +4.76% +5.00%

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 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 5,111 2,391 6,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.56% 93.33% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,851 2,103 4,967
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £46,417
Median % change year-on-year - +13.11% +3.15%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,690
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 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
Salford - 9 - - 5
Bury +3 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bolton - 5 £50,000 - 5
Oldham -1 3 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Stockport -3 3 £90,000 +94.59% 1
Microservices
North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 272 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (44.01%) DevOps
3 207 (42.77%) Java
4 197 (40.70%) Docker
5 191 (39.46%) AWS
6 188 (38.84%) JavaScript
7 162 (33.47%) Azure
8 157 (32.44%) React
9 145 (29.96%) Linux
9 145 (29.96%) Software Engineering
10 137 (28.31%) SQL
11 132 (27.27%) Node.js
12 129 (26.65%) .NET
13 127 (26.24%) Git (software)
14 125 (25.83%) Spring
15 120 (24.79%) TDD
16 117 (24.17%) Kafka
17 115 (23.76%) Jenkins
18 110 (22.73%) REST
19 106 (21.90%) Scrum
20 102 (21.07%) C#
21 101 (20.87%) OOP
21 101 (20.87%) AngularJS
22 99 (20.45%) SQL Server
23 95 (19.63%) Kubernetes
24 94 (19.42%) MySQL
25 89 (18.39%) BDD
25 89 (18.39%) Serverless
25 89 (18.39%) Social Skills
26 88 (18.18%) Full Stack Development

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 24 (4.96%) Apache
1 24 (4.96%) CMS
2 17 (3.51%) Confluence
2 17 (3.51%) nginx
3 11 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.07%) WordPress
5 9 (1.86%) EPiServer
5 9 (1.86%) JBoss
6 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.45%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.45%) Drupal
8 6 (1.24%) IIS
9 5 (1.03%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.62%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.41%) Camunda
12 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.21%) Headless CMS
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.21%) Tornado
Applications
1 7 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.41%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 191 (39.46%) AWS
2 162 (33.47%) Azure
3 89 (18.39%) Serverless
4 68 (14.05%) GitHub
5 36 (7.44%) GCP
6 32 (6.61%) AWS Lambda
7 30 (6.20%) OpenShift
8 25 (5.17%) Azure Service Bus
9 20 (4.13%) PaaS
10 19 (3.93%) SaaS
11 17 (3.51%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (3.51%) Apigee
12 15 (3.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 15 (3.10%) Azure Service Fabric
12 15 (3.10%) IaaS
13 14 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (2.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (1.86%) Amazon S3
16 8 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.61%) Internet
2 6 (1.24%) Wireshark
3 5 (1.03%) AMQP
4 4 (0.83%) DNS
5 2 (0.41%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 94 (19.42%) MySQL
3 82 (16.94%) MongoDB
4 53 (10.95%) NoSQL
5 42 (8.68%) Big Data
6 36 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (6.82%) Redis
8 32 (6.61%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (3.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (2.89%) Amazon Aurora
12 12 (2.48%) Oracle Database
13 11 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.65%) InterSystems Cache
15 7 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.24%) Power BI
16 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 127 (26.24%) Git (software)
2 115 (23.76%) Jenkins
3 42 (8.68%) Maven
4 33 (6.82%) JUnit
5 27 (5.58%) JIRA
6 18 (3.72%) SonarQube
7 16 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (2.69%) CircleCI
8 13 (2.69%) Gradle
9 10 (2.07%) GitLab
9 10 (2.07%) Mercurial
9 10 (2.07%) Mockito
9 10 (2.07%) Storybook
9 10 (2.07%) Subversion
9 10 (2.07%) TestNG
10 8 (1.65%) webpack
11 7 (1.45%) gulp
12 6 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.24%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.03%) Cypress.io
General
1 89 (18.39%) Social Skills
2 31 (6.40%) Public Sector
3 28 (5.79%) Legal
4 27 (5.58%) Finance
5 23 (4.75%) Law
6 20 (4.13%) Games
6 20 (4.13%) Retail
7 16 (3.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 13 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.69%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (2.48%) Marketing
10 11 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.45%) Banking
12 6 (1.24%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.62%) Electronics
14 2 (0.41%) Automotive
14 2 (0.41%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.41%) Retail Finance
15 1 (0.21%) Influencing Skills
15 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 244 (50.41%) Developer
2 83 (17.15%) Java Developer
3 80 (16.53%) Senior Developer
3 80 (16.53%) Software Developer
4 67 (13.84%) Software Engineer
5 66 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 57 (11.78%) Architect
7 55 (11.36%) PHP Developer
8 42 (8.68%) Senior Software Engineer
9 32 (6.61%) .NET Developer
10 31 (6.40%) Senior Software Developer
11 29 (5.99%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 28 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
13 27 (5.58%) Senior PHP Developer
14 23 (4.75%) C# Developer
14 23 (4.75%) Full Stack Developer
14 23 (4.75%) Technical Architect
15 21 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (2.89%) C# Software Developer
16 14 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (32.44%) React
2 132 (27.27%) Node.js
3 129 (26.65%) .NET
4 125 (25.83%) Spring
5 117 (24.17%) Kafka
6 110 (22.73%) REST
7 101 (20.87%) AngularJS
8 85 (17.56%) Spring Boot
9 76 (15.70%) .NET Core
10 74 (15.29%) RESTful
11 67 (13.84%) Web Services
12 52 (10.74%) jQuery
13 50 (10.33%) Symfony
14 39 (8.06%) XML
15 38 (7.85%) .NET Framework
16 37 (7.64%) RabbitMQ
17 35 (7.23%) CSS
18 34 (7.02%) Middleware
19 31 (6.40%) ASP.NET
20 29 (5.99%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.60%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (6.61%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.72%) BBC
5 17 (3.51%) Cyberattack
6 15 (3.10%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.89%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.48%) User Experience
9 11 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.27%) Online Gambling
10 10 (2.07%) Reinsurance
11 9 (1.86%) SWIFT
12 8 (1.65%) Legacy Code
13 6 (1.24%) Tandem
14 5 (1.03%) iPad
14 5 (1.03%) Legacy Applications
15 4 (0.83%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.83%) Online Banking
16 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
16 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 145 (29.96%) Linux
2 27 (5.58%) Unix
3 20 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (3.93%) Windows
5 15 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.10%) CentOS
6 14 (2.89%) Android
7 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) VMS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (44.01%) DevOps
3 145 (29.96%) Software Engineering
4 120 (24.79%) TDD
5 106 (21.90%) Scrum
6 101 (20.87%) OOP
7 89 (18.39%) BDD
8 88 (18.18%) Full Stack Development
9 81 (16.74%) Mentoring
9 81 (16.74%) MVC
10 75 (15.50%) Test Automation
11 74 (15.29%) OO
12 72 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
14 67 (13.84%) Open Source
15 56 (11.57%) Analytics
16 44 (9.09%) Coaching
17 43 (8.88%) Continuous Delivery
18 40 (8.26%) E-Commerce
18 40 (8.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 207 (42.77%) Java
2 188 (38.84%) JavaScript
3 137 (28.31%) SQL
4 102 (21.07%) C#
5 68 (14.05%) PHP
6 59 (12.19%) Go
7 52 (10.74%) TypeScript
8 42 (8.68%) C++
8 42 (8.68%) Python
9 41 (8.47%) Java 8
10 23 (4.75%) Scala
11 20 (4.13%) C
12 11 (2.27%) Java 11
13 10 (2.07%) ES6
13 10 (2.07%) VB
14 9 (1.86%) Ruby
15 6 (1.24%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.03%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.83%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (10.74%) Security Cleared
2 42 (8.68%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.93%) Degree
4 16 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.86%) OCP
5 9 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.65%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.41%) RHCE
9 2 (0.41%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.65%) QA
2 4 (0.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 197 (40.70%) Docker
2 6 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 95 (19.63%) Kubernetes
2 61 (12.60%) Terraform
3 44 (9.09%) Ansible
4 17 (3.51%) Grafana
5 12 (2.48%) Puppet
6 10 (2.07%) Graphite
6 10 (2.07%) Prometheus
7 9 (1.86%) Kibana
7 9 (1.86%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.65%) logstash
9 6 (1.24%) CloudForms
10 4 (0.83%) Istio
10 4 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.83%) Rancher
10 4 (0.83%) Rsyslog
10 4 (0.83%) Salt
11 2 (0.41%) Consul
11 2 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.41%) Packer
11 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (16.94%) Microsoft
2 67 (13.84%) Oracle
3 50 (10.33%) Zend
4 37 (7.64%) Google
5 28 (5.79%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.86%) Sun
7 8 (1.65%) SolarWinds
8 7 (1.45%) VMware
9 6 (1.24%) IBM
10 5 (1.03%) Splunk
10 5 (1.03%) Teradata
11 4 (0.83%) Ab Initio
11 4 (0.83%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.62%) SAP
13 2 (0.41%) Progress
14 1 (0.21%) Atlassian
14 1 (0.21%) Dell
14 1 (0.21%) Elastic Path
14 1 (0.21%) Juniper
14 1 (0.21%) Sitecore