Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 188 307
Rank change year-on-year +106 +119 +99
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 467 247 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.51% 1.66% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 1.82% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 339 244 76
Midlands median annual salary £53,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.78% -10.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £33,650 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £65,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%

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 12,102 13,586 16,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.97% 91.10% 90.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9,409 11,157 13,006
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +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 20 October 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 20 October 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
West Midlands +66 248 £52,500 +23.53% 47
East Midlands +114 225 £55,000 +22.22% 37
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 291 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (50.11%) Java
3 189 (40.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 159 (34.05%) .NET
5 149 (31.91%) SQL
6 148 (31.69%) JavaScript
6 148 (31.69%) C#
7 146 (31.26%) Docker
8 145 (31.05%) Software Engineering
9 141 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
10 113 (24.20%) HTML
11 111 (23.77%) Spring
12 110 (23.55%) TDD
13 106 (22.70%) Web Services
14 105 (22.48%) Microsoft
15 103 (22.06%) SOA
15 103 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
16 101 (21.63%) Open Source
16 101 (21.63%) REST
17 100 (21.41%) MVC
18 99 (21.20%) Scrum
18 99 (21.20%) SQL Server
19 96 (20.56%) Git (software)
20 95 (20.34%) DevOps
21 94 (20.13%) Test Automation
22 92 (19.70%) AngularJS
23 88 (18.84%) RESTful
24 82 (17.56%) Linux
25 80 (17.13%) Finance
25 80 (17.13%) NoSQL

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 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (4.07%) CMS
3 13 (2.78%) Confluence
3 13 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.57%) Apache
4 12 (2.57%) JBoss
5 11 (2.36%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.93%) NServiceBus
6 9 (1.93%) Sitefinity
7 6 (1.28%) Drupal
7 6 (1.28%) eZ Publish
8 5 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.07%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.43%) WildFly
11 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.21%) nginx
11 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) SAP FI-CA
1 2 (0.43%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 189 (40.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (30.19%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (8.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (6.42%) PaaS
5 28 (6.00%) SaaS
6 27 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (5.14%) IaaS
8 14 (3.00%) Serverless
9 13 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.71%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (1.50%) Azure Functions
11 7 (1.50%) GitHub
11 7 (1.50%) Heroku
12 6 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.28%) Fastly
12 6 (1.28%) OpenShift
12 6 (1.28%) Route 53
12 6 (1.28%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.93%) HTTP
2 16 (3.43%) Firewall
2 16 (3.43%) VPN
3 12 (2.57%) DNS
3 12 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.93%) Internet
5 5 (1.07%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.64%) Skype
6 3 (0.64%) SMS
7 2 (0.43%) Broadband
7 2 (0.43%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) Extranet
8 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.21%) SMTP
8 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 80 (17.13%) NoSQL
3 62 (13.28%) MongoDB
4 40 (8.57%) MySQL
5 38 (8.14%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (6.00%) Relational Database
8 22 (4.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 22 (4.71%) Big Data
9 20 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (3.21%) OLTP
10 15 (3.21%) Redis
11 14 (3.00%) Cosmos DB
12 13 (2.78%) DB2
13 11 (2.36%) Power BI
14 10 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.50%) BigQuery
15 7 (1.50%) Bigtable
16 6 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 96 (20.56%) Git (software)
2 76 (16.27%) JUnit
3 59 (12.63%) Maven
4 54 (11.56%) Cucumber
5 49 (10.49%) Jenkins
6 39 (8.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 38 (8.14%) Gradle
8 37 (7.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 31 (6.64%) TeamCity
10 27 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (4.71%) Hudson
11 22 (4.71%) JIRA
11 22 (4.71%) Subversion
12 21 (4.50%) Visual Studio Team System
13 18 (3.85%) Mockito
13 18 (3.85%) Vagrant
14 12 (2.57%) Bitbucket
14 12 (2.57%) Selenium
15 10 (2.14%) Visual Studio
16 9 (1.93%) Jasmine
General
1 80 (17.13%) Finance
2 63 (13.49%) Retail
3 35 (7.49%) Automotive
4 22 (4.71%) Marketing
5 21 (4.50%) Banking
6 15 (3.21%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.57%) Games
8 9 (1.93%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (49.68%) Developer
2 112 (23.98%) Java Developer
3 92 (19.70%) Architect
4 62 (13.28%) Senior Developer
5 59 (12.63%) Software Engineer
6 49 (10.49%) .NET Developer
7 43 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
8 39 (8.35%) C# Developer
9 37 (7.92%) Senior Java Developer
10 34 (7.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 34 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
11 32 (6.85%) Lead Developer
12 26 (5.57%) Software Developer
13 20 (4.28%) Enterprise Architect
14 19 (4.07%) Java Engineer
15 18 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
16 17 (3.64%) Angular Developer
16 17 (3.64%) Lead Architect
17 14 (3.00%) Java Software Engineer
17 14 (3.00%) Payments Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (34.05%) .NET
2 113 (24.20%) HTML
3 111 (23.77%) Spring
4 106 (22.70%) Web Services
5 101 (21.63%) REST
6 92 (19.70%) AngularJS
7 88 (18.84%) RESTful
8 79 (16.92%) ASP.NET
9 78 (16.70%) CSS
10 68 (14.56%) .NET Framework
10 68 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 64 (13.70%) jQuery
12 58 (12.42%) Node.js
13 57 (12.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (10.92%) Entity Framework
14 51 (10.92%) Hibernate
14 51 (10.92%) SOAP
15 45 (9.64%) HTML5
16 44 (9.42%) Sass
17 41 (8.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 47 (10.06%) Mobile App
3 44 (9.42%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 15 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (2.57%) Fintech
7 12 (2.57%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.14%) Data Centre
8 10 (2.14%) Smart Meter
8 10 (2.14%) User Experience
9 9 (1.93%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.50%) NHS
11 7 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.07%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.07%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.64%) Blog
13 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 82 (17.56%) Linux
2 30 (6.42%) Windows
3 28 (6.00%) Unix
4 15 (3.21%) Android
4 15 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.71%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.86%) CentOS
6 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (31.05%) Software Engineering
3 110 (23.55%) TDD
4 103 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
4 103 (22.06%) SOA
5 101 (21.63%) Open Source
6 100 (21.41%) MVC
7 99 (21.20%) Scrum
8 95 (20.34%) DevOps
9 94 (20.13%) Test Automation
10 76 (16.27%) Problem-Solving
11 70 (14.99%) Unit Testing
12 59 (12.63%) Mentoring
13 49 (10.49%) E-Commerce
13 49 (10.49%) OO
14 46 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
15 42 (8.99%) BDD
16 41 (8.78%) Configuration Management
17 38 (8.14%) SOLID
18 36 (7.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 234 (50.11%) Java
2 149 (31.91%) SQL
3 148 (31.69%) C#
3 148 (31.69%) JavaScript
4 70 (14.99%) Python
5 56 (11.99%) Java 8
6 47 (10.06%) PHP
7 43 (9.21%) Ruby
7 43 (9.21%) T-SQL
8 30 (6.42%) Go
9 22 (4.71%) Shell Script
10 18 (3.85%) Scala
11 15 (3.21%) Groovy
12 13 (2.78%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.78%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.57%) Perl
14 8 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.50%) C
15 7 (1.50%) C++
15 7 (1.50%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 77 (16.49%) Degree
2 22 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.21%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.93%) MCP
4 9 (1.93%) MCPD
4 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.28%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.64%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.64%) RHCE
6 3 (0.64%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.43%) ISEB
7 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.57%) QA
2 7 (1.50%) GDPR
3 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 146 (31.26%) Docker
2 4 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) HDFS
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 71 (15.20%) Kubernetes
2 52 (11.13%) Puppet
3 48 (10.28%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (8.57%) Ansible
5 33 (7.07%) Terraform
6 20 (4.28%) Consul
6 20 (4.28%) Packer
7 18 (3.85%) Graphite
8 17 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
8 17 (3.64%) Opsview
9 16 (3.43%) Salt
10 15 (3.21%) Grafana
10 15 (3.21%) Nagios
11 12 (2.57%) ZABBIX
12 11 (2.36%) Marathon
13 3 (0.64%) Prometheus
13 3 (0.64%) Rancher
13 3 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.21%) rkt
Vendors
1 105 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.21%) Oracle
3 26 (5.57%) Google
4 7 (1.50%) ForgeRock
4 7 (1.50%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.28%) Applogic
5 6 (1.28%) Rackspace
5 6 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.07%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.86%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.64%) Adobe
8 3 (0.64%) Apple
8 3 (0.64%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.64%) RedGate
8 3 (0.64%) Splunk
8 3 (0.64%) Talend
8 3 (0.64%) webMethods
8 3 (0.64%) WSO2
9 2 (0.43%) SAP
9 2 (0.43%) Twitter