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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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 73 46 39
Rank change year-on-year -27 -7 +82
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 509 485 270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.23% 5.05% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 5.43% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 283 368 207
10th Percentile £40,569 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,813 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,400 £80,000 £73,600
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -7.14%

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 11,564 8,926 4,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 96.17% 92.99% 93.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,274 6,595 3,720
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the Midlands

Microservices
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microservices in the Midlands

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 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
West Midlands -34 286 £60,000 - 41
East Midlands +2 220 £62,500 +13.64% 41
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 328 (64.44%) Agile
2 233 (45.78%) Java
3 216 (42.44%) AWS
4 191 (37.52%) Azure
5 188 (36.94%) Software Engineering
6 167 (32.81%) DevOps
7 165 (32.42%) JavaScript
8 159 (31.24%) React
9 151 (29.67%) .NET
10 136 (26.72%) Kubernetes
11 133 (26.13%) SQL
12 120 (23.58%) Finance
13 117 (22.99%) C#
14 112 (22.00%) TDD
15 111 (21.81%) Spring
16 110 (21.61%) Docker
16 110 (21.61%) Social Skills
17 109 (21.41%) REST
18 103 (20.24%) Scrum
19 101 (19.84%) Microsoft
20 100 (19.65%) Node.js
21 96 (18.86%) CI/CD
22 95 (18.66%) Serverless
22 95 (18.66%) AngularJS
23 93 (18.27%) RESTful
24 92 (18.07%) Full Stack Development
25 91 (17.88%) Test Automation
25 91 (17.88%) HTML
26 87 (17.09%) Python
26 87 (17.09%) Mentoring

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 38 (7.47%) Confluence
2 24 (4.72%) Umbraco
3 16 (3.14%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.95%) JBoss
5 10 (1.96%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.96%) GlassFish
5 10 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.18%) Apache
6 6 (1.18%) ColdFusion
6 6 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.79%) IIS
8 2 (0.39%) CMS
8 2 (0.39%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Appian
9 1 (0.20%) nginx
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.20%) SAS
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.39%) Eikon
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 216 (42.44%) AWS
2 191 (37.52%) Azure
3 95 (18.66%) Serverless
4 63 (12.38%) SaaS
5 60 (11.79%) AWS Lambda
6 57 (11.20%) GCP
7 40 (7.86%) Amazon S3
8 32 (6.29%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (6.29%) OpenShift
9 30 (5.89%) Azure DevOps
10 27 (5.30%) Amazon ECS
11 25 (4.91%) PaaS
12 20 (3.93%) Amazon SQS
12 20 (3.93%) CloudFront
13 19 (3.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (3.34%) GitHub
15 16 (3.14%) Cloud Functions
16 15 (2.95%) IaaS
17 11 (2.16%) Amazon EventBridge
17 11 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.73%) HTTP
2 16 (3.14%) DNS
2 16 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.95%) SSH
4 13 (2.55%) Internet
5 11 (2.16%) Firewall
6 10 (1.96%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (1.18%) AMQP
8 3 (0.59%) Broadband
8 3 (0.59%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.59%) WAN
9 2 (0.39%) DAB
10 1 (0.20%) SSL
10 1 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (15.72%) NoSQL
2 63 (12.38%) SQL Server
3 44 (8.64%) MongoDB
4 39 (7.66%) DynamoDB
5 31 (6.09%) MySQL
6 30 (5.89%) Relational Database
7 29 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.14%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (3.14%) BigQuery
9 13 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.55%) Big Data
10 7 (1.38%) Flink
11 6 (1.18%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.18%) SQLite
12 5 (0.98%) Cloud Spanner
12 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.98%) Redis
13 4 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 86 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 79 (15.52%) JIRA
3 58 (11.39%) Jenkins
4 35 (6.88%) JUnit
5 34 (6.68%) Maven
6 29 (5.70%) GitLab
7 25 (4.91%) Mockito
8 24 (4.72%) Postman
9 20 (3.93%) Subversion
10 19 (3.73%) Cypress.io
11 17 (3.34%) IntelliJ
12 16 (3.14%) Gradle
13 13 (2.55%) Selenium
14 11 (2.16%) SonarQube
15 10 (1.96%) Checkstyle
15 10 (1.96%) Mercurial
16 9 (1.77%) JMeter
17 8 (1.57%) Cucumber
18 7 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 7 (1.38%) DbUnit
General
1 120 (23.58%) Finance
2 110 (21.61%) Social Skills
3 58 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.50%) Manufacturing
5 24 (4.72%) Presentation Skills
6 22 (4.32%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 21 (4.13%) Law
8 16 (3.14%) Influencing Skills
9 14 (2.75%) Legal
9 14 (2.75%) Public Sector
9 14 (2.75%) Retail
10 10 (1.96%) Banking
11 9 (1.77%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.57%) Marketing
13 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
14 6 (1.18%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.79%) Automotive
16 3 (0.59%) Back Office
17 1 (0.20%) Electronics
17 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 200 (39.29%) Developer
2 84 (16.50%) Java Developer
3 64 (12.57%) Architect
4 61 (11.98%) Software Engineer
5 59 (11.59%) Senior Developer
6 45 (8.84%) Software Developer
7 42 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 37 (7.27%) Lead Developer
9 35 (6.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 35 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (5.89%) Full Stack Developer
11 28 (5.50%) Lead Java Developer
12 26 (5.11%) .NET Developer
13 25 (4.91%) Test Engineer
14 24 (4.72%) Java Engineer
15 23 (4.52%) C# Developer
16 19 (3.73%) Graduate
16 19 (3.73%) Junior
17 18 (3.54%) C# Software Developer
17 18 (3.54%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (31.24%) React
2 151 (29.67%) .NET
3 111 (21.81%) Spring
4 109 (21.41%) REST
5 100 (19.65%) Node.js
6 95 (18.66%) AngularJS
7 93 (18.27%) RESTful
8 91 (17.88%) HTML
9 75 (14.73%) CSS
10 60 (11.79%) .NET Core
11 44 (8.64%) Spring Boot
12 43 (8.45%) ASP.NET
13 39 (7.66%) .NET Framework
14 38 (7.47%) GraphQL
15 36 (7.07%) Kafka
16 35 (6.88%) SOAP
17 34 (6.68%) Web Services
18 29 (5.70%) Next.js
19 26 (5.11%) Java EE
19 26 (5.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.04%) Cloud Native
2 26 (5.11%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.11%) Linux Command Line
3 24 (4.72%) Life Science
3 24 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 22 (4.32%) Data Structures
5 21 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (4.13%) Mobile App
6 20 (3.93%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.16%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (1.96%) Blog
8 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Cloud
9 9 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.77%) EPoS
9 9 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.77%) User Experience
9 9 (1.77%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.18%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.79%) Linux
2 39 (7.66%) Windows
3 34 (6.68%) Unix
4 15 (2.95%) CentOS
5 10 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.98%) AIX
7 1 (0.20%) Android
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (64.44%) Agile
2 188 (36.94%) Software Engineering
3 167 (32.81%) DevOps
4 112 (22.00%) TDD
5 103 (20.24%) Scrum
6 96 (18.86%) CI/CD
7 92 (18.07%) Full Stack Development
8 91 (17.88%) Test Automation
9 87 (17.09%) Mentoring
10 76 (14.93%) Containerisation
11 72 (14.15%) SDLC
12 70 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
14 61 (11.98%) Computer Science
15 60 (11.79%) MVC
16 58 (11.39%) SOA
17 55 (10.81%) Machine Learning
18 54 (10.61%) BDD
19 48 (9.43%) Pair Programming
19 48 (9.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (45.78%) Java
2 165 (32.42%) JavaScript
3 133 (26.13%) SQL
4 117 (22.99%) C#
5 87 (17.09%) Python
6 42 (8.25%) TypeScript
7 31 (6.09%) PHP
8 28 (5.50%) PowerShell
9 23 (4.52%) Perl
10 21 (4.13%) Bash
11 18 (3.54%) C++
12 17 (3.34%) MATLAB
13 12 (2.36%) Go
14 8 (1.57%) Ruby
14 8 (1.57%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.38%) C
16 6 (1.18%) Scala
16 6 (1.18%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.98%) ES6
17 5 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 59 (11.59%) Degree
2 29 (5.70%) Numerate Degree
3 25 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.13%) ISTQB
6 20 (3.93%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.96%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.96%) AWS Certified Developer
7 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.77%) Azure Certification
9 5 (0.98%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
10 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.20%) CISSP
12 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.41%) QA
2 11 (2.16%) GDPR
2 11 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.96%) GRC
4 8 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.38%) Accessibility
6 5 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.59%) SLA
8 2 (0.39%) PMO
9 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 110 (21.61%) Docker
2 6 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.20%) LXC
Systems Management
1 136 (26.72%) Kubernetes
2 32 (6.29%) Terraform
3 23 (4.52%) Ansible
4 17 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (3.14%) Grafana
6 11 (2.16%) Bugsnag
7 9 (1.77%) Puppet
8 7 (1.38%) Istio
9 6 (1.18%) Kibana
10 5 (0.98%) Argo
10 5 (0.98%) Rancher
11 1 (0.20%) CASB
Vendors
1 101 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.27%) Google
3 27 (5.30%) Oracle
4 19 (3.73%) Apple
5 18 (3.54%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.16%) Databricks
7 10 (1.96%) Cadence
8 6 (1.18%) AppDynamics
9 5 (0.98%) Dynatrace
9 5 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.98%) Splunk
10 4 (0.79%) LexisNexis
10 4 (0.79%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.59%) BT
11 3 (0.59%) SAP
12 2 (0.39%) Adobe
12 2 (0.39%) Red Box
12 2 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 1 (0.20%) Palo Alto
13 1 (0.20%) PayPal