Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 84 103
Rank change year-on-year +50 +19 +51
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 417 338 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.92% 3.36% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 3.69% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 468 332 291
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +21.05%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -

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 6,442 9,151 11,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.45% 90.86% 92.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,981 7,664 8,489
Median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £28,970 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 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
West Midlands +41 251 £60,000 +14.29% 64
East Midlands +49 164 £50,000 - 50
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 269 (64.51%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (52.76%) JavaScript
3 195 (46.76%) .NET
4 188 (45.08%) C#
5 179 (42.93%) DevOps
6 178 (42.69%) Azure
7 151 (36.21%) AWS
8 133 (31.89%) SQL
9 123 (29.50%) AngularJS
9 123 (29.50%) Docker
10 115 (27.58%) .NET Core
11 109 (26.14%) REST
12 106 (25.42%) Python
13 99 (23.74%) React
14 92 (22.06%) TDD
15 91 (21.82%) Software Engineering
15 91 (21.82%) SaaS
16 90 (21.58%) SQL Server
17 89 (21.34%) .NET Framework
18 87 (20.86%) Finance
19 84 (20.14%) Java
19 84 (20.14%) Kubernetes
20 78 (18.71%) CSS
21 75 (17.99%) Microsoft
22 73 (17.51%) Node.js
23 70 (16.79%) HTML
24 68 (16.31%) Test Automation
25 66 (15.83%) Fintech
25 66 (15.83%) MVC
26 64 (15.35%) Greenfield Project

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 18 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (3.12%) IIS
3 11 (2.64%) Confluence
4 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.72%) Jupyter
5 3 (0.72%) nginx
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.24%) Apache
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) Mule
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.48%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (0.48%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 178 (42.69%) Azure
2 151 (36.21%) AWS
3 91 (21.82%) SaaS
4 52 (12.47%) GCP
5 48 (11.51%) Serverless
6 42 (10.07%) AWS Lambda
7 29 (6.95%) GitHub
8 15 (3.60%) npm
9 14 (3.36%) IaaS
10 13 (3.12%) OpenShift
10 13 (3.12%) PaaS
11 9 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 8 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (1.20%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.20%) AWS CodeBuild
15 5 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
16 4 (0.96%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.71%) HTTP
2 11 (2.64%) AMQP
3 5 (1.20%) Firewall
4 4 (0.96%) Network Security
5 2 (0.48%) WAN
6 1 (0.24%) Broadband
6 1 (0.24%) DHCP
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) H.323
6 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.24%) LAN
6 1 (0.24%) RTP
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) VLAN
6 1 (0.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 61 (14.63%) MongoDB
3 45 (10.79%) Relational Database
4 42 (10.07%) NoSQL
4 42 (10.07%) Redis
5 27 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (5.52%) MySQL
7 22 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.40%) Cosmos DB
9 7 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.44%) BigQuery
11 5 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.20%) Big Data
11 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.72%) Bigtable
12 3 (0.72%) Cloud Spanner
12 3 (0.72%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 48 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.15%) Visual Studio Team System
3 26 (6.24%) Jenkins
4 21 (5.04%) JIRA
4 21 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.60%) gulp
5 15 (3.60%) Visual Studio
6 14 (3.36%) Selenium
7 13 (3.12%) Postman
8 12 (2.88%) jspm
9 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (2.40%) Bitbucket
10 10 (2.40%) Moq
10 10 (2.40%) MSTest
10 10 (2.40%) NUnit
11 9 (2.16%) GitLab
11 9 (2.16%) Maven
12 8 (1.92%) Gradle
13 7 (1.68%) JMeter
14 5 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 87 (20.86%) Finance
2 27 (6.47%) Law
3 24 (5.76%) Back Office
4 16 (3.84%) Retail
5 13 (3.12%) Automotive
6 8 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 246 (58.99%) Developer
2 66 (15.83%) Senior Developer
3 56 (13.43%) C# Developer
4 47 (11.27%) Architect
5 45 (10.79%) Software Developer
6 40 (9.59%) .NET Developer
7 35 (8.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (8.15%) Lead Developer
9 33 (7.91%) Java Developer
10 32 (7.67%) Software Engineer
11 28 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 23 (5.52%) Principal Engineer
13 22 (5.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 22 (5.28%) Node.js Developer
14 21 (5.04%) Python Engineer
15 20 (4.80%) Angular Developer
15 20 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
16 19 (4.56%) Python Developer
16 19 (4.56%) React Developer
16 19 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (46.76%) .NET
2 123 (29.50%) AngularJS
3 115 (27.58%) .NET Core
4 109 (26.14%) REST
5 99 (23.74%) React
6 89 (21.34%) .NET Framework
7 78 (18.71%) CSS
8 73 (17.51%) Node.js
9 70 (16.79%) HTML
10 60 (14.39%) ASP.NET
11 59 (14.15%) jQuery
12 56 (13.43%) Entity Framework
13 51 (12.23%) Spring
14 47 (11.27%) JSON
14 47 (11.27%) Kafka
15 45 (10.79%) Flask
16 43 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
17 33 (7.91%) Django
17 33 (7.91%) Sass
18 28 (6.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.35%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (6.47%) User Experience
3 24 (5.76%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.08%) Cloud Native
5 13 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.64%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.40%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.96%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.96%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.96%) Replication
9 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.48%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.24%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.24%) Online Games
11 1 (0.24%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.52%) Linux
2 22 (5.28%) Windows
3 7 (1.68%) Android
4 5 (1.20%) CentOS
4 5 (1.20%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.72%) Unix
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (64.51%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (42.93%) DevOps
3 92 (22.06%) TDD
4 91 (21.82%) Software Engineering
5 68 (16.31%) Test Automation
6 66 (15.83%) Fintech
6 66 (15.83%) MVC
7 52 (12.47%) Scrum
8 47 (11.27%) BDD
9 42 (10.07%) Mentoring
10 41 (9.83%) SDLC
11 38 (9.11%) SOLID
11 38 (9.11%) Unit Testing
12 34 (8.15%) Kanban
13 32 (7.67%) API Design
14 31 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (7.43%) SOA
15 29 (6.95%) Collaborative Working
15 29 (6.95%) Front End Development
16 28 (6.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 220 (52.76%) JavaScript
2 188 (45.08%) C#
3 133 (31.89%) SQL
4 106 (25.42%) Python
5 84 (20.14%) Java
6 46 (11.03%) T-SQL
7 41 (9.83%) TypeScript
8 33 (7.91%) PHP
9 31 (7.43%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.36%) Java 8
11 13 (3.12%) Go
12 12 (2.88%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.88%) ES6
13 8 (1.92%) C
13 8 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.44%) Scala
15 5 (1.20%) C++
16 3 (0.72%) Haskell
16 3 (0.72%) Perl
16 3 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (6.95%) Degree
2 4 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
2 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.72%) PhD
4 2 (0.48%) ISEB
4 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.24%) CCNA
5 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.23%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 123 (29.50%) Docker
2 4 (0.96%) LXC
2 4 (0.96%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) Varnish
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 84 (20.14%) Kubernetes
2 34 (8.15%) Terraform
3 27 (6.47%) Ansible
4 20 (4.80%) MIIS
5 8 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.92%) Puppet
6 7 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (1.44%) Grafana
7 6 (1.44%) Prometheus
8 5 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.72%) Nagios
9 3 (0.72%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.48%) Consul
10 2 (0.48%) Packer
11 1 (0.24%) Graphite
Vendors
1 75 (17.99%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.71%) Oracle
3 25 (6.00%) Google
4 16 (3.84%) Red Hat
4 16 (3.84%) Sun
5 5 (1.20%) ServiceNow
6 4 (0.96%) New Relic
6 4 (0.96%) VMware
7 3 (0.72%) Apple
7 3 (0.72%) IBM
7 3 (0.72%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.72%) Sonatype
8 2 (0.48%) SAP
8 2 (0.48%) Splunk
8 2 (0.48%) Telerik
9 1 (0.24%) Avaya
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco
9 1 (0.24%) Mitel
9 1 (0.24%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.24%) webMethods