Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 171 251
Rank change year-on-year +94 +80 +139
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 456 266 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.66% 1.74% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.91% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 310 230 122
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £66,375 £70,000
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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,405 13,925 16,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.59% 91.17% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,590 11,304 12,646
Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the Midlands

Microservices
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Microservices in the Midlands

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the Midlands

Microservices
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
East Midlands +109 239 £55,000 +15.79% 33
West Midlands +53 217 £57,500 +27.78% 54
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 284 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (51.32%) Java
3 203 (44.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 169 (37.06%) Amazon AWS
5 158 (34.65%) Docker
6 144 (31.58%) .NET
7 143 (31.36%) Software Engineering
8 138 (30.26%) SQL
9 137 (30.04%) C#
10 130 (28.51%) JavaScript
11 120 (26.32%) REST
12 109 (23.90%) Spring
13 108 (23.68%) Microsoft
14 104 (22.81%) Degree
14 104 (22.81%) Open Source
15 103 (22.59%) HTML
16 101 (22.15%) DevOps
17 99 (21.71%) Web Services
17 99 (21.71%) Finance
18 98 (21.49%) SOA
19 97 (21.27%) Kubernetes
20 91 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
21 88 (19.30%) TDD
22 86 (18.86%) Linux
23 83 (18.20%) Scrum
24 82 (17.98%) SQL Server
25 81 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
26 79 (17.32%) Computer Science
26 79 (17.32%) AngularJS
27 70 (15.35%) MVC

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (5.26%) CMS
2 15 (3.29%) Confluence
3 14 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.97%) JBoss
4 9 (1.97%) NServiceBus
4 9 (1.97%) Sitefinity
5 8 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.54%) Apache
6 7 (1.54%) Drupal
6 7 (1.54%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.32%) eZ Publish
8 5 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.44%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.44%) nginx
11 2 (0.44%) WildFly
12 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.54%) Maya
2 1 (0.22%) ArchiCAD
2 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.22%) MicroStation
2 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
2 1 (0.22%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) SAP FI-CA
1 4 (0.88%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 203 (44.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (37.06%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (7.46%) PaaS
4 32 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (5.70%) IaaS
6 25 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (4.82%) SaaS
8 12 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.97%) Serverless
10 8 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (1.75%) GitHub
10 8 (1.75%) OpenShift
11 7 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (1.54%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.54%) iPaaS
12 6 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.10%) Route 53
13 5 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.88%) Azure Functions
15 3 (0.66%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.51%) HTTP
2 15 (3.29%) Firewall
2 15 (3.29%) VPN
3 12 (2.63%) DNS
4 9 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.88%) SMS
7 2 (0.44%) Broadband
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.22%) Skype
8 1 (0.22%) SMTP
8 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 65 (14.25%) NoSQL
3 54 (11.84%) MongoDB
4 35 (7.68%) MySQL
5 29 (6.36%) Big Data
6 28 (6.14%) Relational Database
7 24 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (3.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.41%) OLTP
12 10 (2.19%) DB2
13 6 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (1.10%) Cosmos DB
14 5 (1.10%) Power BI
14 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 69 (15.13%) Git (software)
2 64 (14.04%) Cucumber
3 61 (13.38%) JUnit
4 58 (12.72%) Maven
5 57 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 47 (10.31%) Gradle
7 31 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (4.61%) JIRA
9 21 (4.61%) TeamCity
10 20 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (4.39%) Vagrant
11 18 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
12 15 (3.29%) Hudson
13 14 (3.07%) Mockito
13 14 (3.07%) Selenium
14 13 (2.85%) Subversion
15 12 (2.63%) SonarQube
16 8 (1.75%) Visual Studio
17 7 (1.54%) Bitbucket
General
1 99 (21.71%) Finance
2 55 (12.06%) Retail
3 32 (7.02%) Banking
4 29 (6.36%) Marketing
5 21 (4.61%) Automotive
6 13 (2.85%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.97%) Advertising
8 4 (0.88%) Games
9 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 213 (46.71%) Developer
2 117 (25.66%) Java Developer
3 84 (18.42%) Architect
4 60 (13.16%) Software Engineer
5 51 (11.18%) Senior Developer
6 47 (10.31%) .NET Developer
7 45 (9.87%) C# Developer
8 37 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
9 36 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (7.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 26 (5.70%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (4.82%) Lead Developer
13 21 (4.61%) Software Developer
14 20 (4.39%) Enterprise Architect
15 17 (3.73%) Senior C# Developer
16 16 (3.51%) Analyst
16 16 (3.51%) Lead Architect
17 15 (3.29%) Lead Java Developer
17 15 (3.29%) Senior .NET Developer
18 14 (3.07%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (31.58%) .NET
2 120 (26.32%) REST
3 109 (23.90%) Spring
4 103 (22.59%) HTML
5 99 (21.71%) Web Services
6 79 (17.32%) AngularJS
7 67 (14.69%) CSS
8 66 (14.47%) Node.js
9 65 (14.25%) SOAP
10 62 (13.60%) RESTful
11 61 (13.38%) ASP.NET
12 52 (11.40%) .NET Framework
12 52 (11.40%) HTML5
12 52 (11.40%) J2EE
13 50 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 42 (9.21%) JMS
15 39 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (8.33%) jQuery
16 38 (8.33%) Spring Boot
17 37 (8.11%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (8.55%) Mobile App
4 31 (6.80%) Public Cloud
5 29 (6.36%) Data Centre
6 27 (5.92%) Virtual Team
7 26 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (3.95%) Client/Server
9 14 (3.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (2.85%) User Experience
11 11 (2.41%) Fintech
12 10 (2.19%) NHS
13 8 (1.75%) Taxonomies
14 7 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (1.54%) Smart Meter
15 5 (1.10%) Cloud Native
16 4 (0.88%) Credit Risk
16 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
17 3 (0.66%) iPad
17 3 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 86 (18.86%) Linux
2 43 (9.43%) Windows
3 15 (3.29%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.41%) Android
4 11 (2.41%) Unix
5 8 (1.75%) CentOS
6 7 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.32%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (31.36%) Software Engineering
3 104 (22.81%) Open Source
4 101 (22.15%) DevOps
5 98 (21.49%) SOA
6 91 (19.96%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (19.30%) TDD
8 83 (18.20%) Scrum
9 81 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
10 79 (17.32%) Computer Science
11 70 (15.35%) MVC
12 69 (15.13%) Test Automation
13 61 (13.38%) Unit Testing
14 55 (12.06%) OO
15 47 (10.31%) Continuous Delivery
16 44 (9.65%) Configuration Management
17 41 (8.99%) E-Commerce
18 38 (8.33%) SOLID
19 37 (8.11%) IT Strategy
19 37 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 234 (51.32%) Java
2 138 (30.26%) SQL
3 137 (30.04%) C#
4 130 (28.51%) JavaScript
5 58 (12.72%) Python
6 47 (10.31%) Ruby
7 43 (9.43%) Java 8
8 29 (6.36%) Go
9 27 (5.92%) PHP
9 27 (5.92%) T-SQL
10 17 (3.73%) Scala
10 17 (3.73%) Shell Script
11 16 (3.51%) Groovy
12 12 (2.63%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.75%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.32%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.88%) Java 9
15 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.66%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 104 (22.81%) Degree
2 33 (7.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (5.92%) Master's Degree
4 14 (3.07%) AWS Certification
5 9 (1.97%) MCP
5 9 (1.97%) MCPD
5 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.10%) RHCE
6 5 (1.10%) RHCSA
6 5 (1.10%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.88%) ISEB
7 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.82%) QA
2 7 (1.54%) GDPR
3 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 158 (34.65%) Docker
2 23 (5.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.44%) etcd
3 2 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 97 (21.27%) Kubernetes
2 58 (12.72%) Puppet
3 42 (9.21%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (8.99%) Ansible
5 36 (7.89%) Terraform
6 26 (5.70%) Consul
7 24 (5.26%) Opsview
7 24 (5.26%) Packer
8 22 (4.82%) Docker Swarm
9 20 (4.39%) Graphite
10 17 (3.73%) Grafana
11 15 (3.29%) Salt
12 14 (3.07%) Nagios
13 11 (2.41%) ZABBIX
14 8 (1.75%) Marathon
15 6 (1.32%) Prometheus
16 5 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
17 1 (0.22%) Rancher
17 1 (0.22%) rkt
Vendors
1 108 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.50%) Oracle
3 26 (5.70%) ForgeRock
4 21 (4.61%) Google
5 11 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.75%) Splunk
7 7 (1.54%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.54%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.32%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.88%) Adobe
9 4 (0.88%) SAP
10 3 (0.66%) Apple
10 3 (0.66%) Talend
10 3 (0.66%) webMethods
10 3 (0.66%) WSO2
11 2 (0.44%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.22%) CA
12 1 (0.22%) New Relic
12 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.22%) TOWER Software