Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 97 78
Rank change year-on-year +70 -19 +103
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 336 348 487
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 7.23% 3.12% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 3.37% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 317 301 357
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £67,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +4.00%

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 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 4,288 10,312 12,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.25% 92.52% 91.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,488 8,454 9,185
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,118 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +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 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 2020. 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 +62 210 £57,500 +15.00% 53
East Midlands +54 126 £55,000 +10.00% 49
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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.

1 221 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (50.89%) Azure
3 168 (50.00%) DevOps
4 154 (45.83%) .NET
5 149 (44.35%) AWS
6 139 (41.37%) C#
7 135 (40.18%) JavaScript
8 91 (27.08%) Docker
9 86 (25.60%) REST
9 86 (25.60%) AngularJS
9 86 (25.60%) SQL
10 85 (25.30%) Software Engineering
11 83 (24.70%) .NET Core
12 82 (24.40%) Python
12 82 (24.40%) SaaS
13 79 (23.51%) Kubernetes
14 78 (23.21%) React
15 75 (22.32%) TDD
16 68 (20.24%) NoSQL
17 66 (19.64%) SQL Server
18 65 (19.35%) MongoDB
19 63 (18.75%) Kafka
20 62 (18.45%) Finance
21 60 (17.86%) Node.js
22 58 (17.26%) Microsoft
23 57 (16.96%) .NET Framework
24 56 (16.67%) ASP.NET
25 55 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
25 55 (16.37%) Test Automation
26 52 (15.48%) Git (software)

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 27 (8.04%) Confluence
2 25 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (4.17%) IIS
4 7 (2.08%) GlassFish
4 7 (2.08%) JBoss
4 7 (2.08%) nginx
4 7 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.19%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.19%) CMS
6 3 (0.89%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Mule
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 7 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.19%) Eikon
3 2 (0.60%) SAP FI-CA
3 2 (0.60%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 171 (50.89%) Azure
2 149 (44.35%) AWS
3 82 (24.40%) SaaS
4 47 (13.99%) Serverless
5 43 (12.80%) AWS Lambda
6 38 (11.31%) GitHub
7 37 (11.01%) GCP
8 16 (4.76%) npm
9 13 (3.87%) PaaS
10 12 (3.57%) IaaS
10 12 (3.57%) OpenShift
11 11 (3.27%) Amazon EKS
12 9 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (2.68%) Amazon ECS
12 9 (2.68%) Amazon S3
12 9 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 7 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.25%) HTTP
2 10 (2.98%) AMQP
3 5 (1.49%) Firewall
4 4 (1.19%) Broadband
4 4 (1.19%) Network Security
5 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
6 1 (0.30%) DHCP
6 1 (0.30%) DNS
6 1 (0.30%) H.323
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.30%) LAN
6 1 (0.30%) RTP
6 1 (0.30%) VLAN
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.24%) NoSQL
2 66 (19.64%) SQL Server
3 65 (19.35%) MongoDB
4 30 (8.93%) Relational Database
5 29 (8.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (8.04%) Redis
7 22 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (4.46%) Big Data
9 13 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.98%) BigQuery
10 10 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.98%) MySQL
11 8 (2.38%) Cosmos DB
11 8 (2.38%) Snowflake Schema
12 7 (2.08%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.49%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.19%) HBase
Development Applications
1 52 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 39 (11.61%) JIRA
3 32 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 22 (6.55%) GitLab
5 19 (5.65%) TeamCity
6 16 (4.76%) gulp
6 16 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (4.17%) jspm
8 14 (4.17%) JUnit
9 13 (3.87%) Mockito
10 10 (2.98%) Bitbucket
10 10 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (2.68%) Selenium
11 9 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (2.38%) Moq
12 8 (2.38%) MSTest
12 8 (2.38%) NUnit
13 7 (2.08%) Artifactory
13 7 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 62 (18.45%) Finance
2 10 (2.98%) Law
3 9 (2.68%) Retail
4 8 (2.38%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.49%) Back Office
6 4 (1.19%) Games
6 4 (1.19%) Marketing
7 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.60%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (51.79%) Developer
2 47 (13.99%) Architect
3 44 (13.10%) Senior Developer
4 40 (11.90%) C# Developer
5 37 (11.01%) .NET Developer
6 33 (9.82%) Lead Developer
7 26 (7.74%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (6.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (5.95%) Python Developer
11 18 (5.36%) Principal Engineer
11 18 (5.36%) Software Developer
12 17 (5.06%) Java Developer
13 16 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
13 16 (4.76%) Software Engineer
14 15 (4.46%) Python Engineer
14 15 (4.46%) Web Developer
15 14 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (45.83%) .NET
2 86 (25.60%) AngularJS
2 86 (25.60%) REST
3 83 (24.70%) .NET Core
4 78 (23.21%) React
5 63 (18.75%) Kafka
6 60 (17.86%) Node.js
7 57 (16.96%) .NET Framework
8 56 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 52 (15.48%) HTML
10 48 (14.29%) Flask
11 47 (13.99%) CSS
11 47 (13.99%) RESTful
12 43 (12.80%) JSON
13 33 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (8.93%) Django
14 30 (8.93%) Spring
15 29 (8.63%) jQuery
16 25 (7.44%) HTML5
16 25 (7.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (8.33%) User Experience
3 26 (7.74%) Mobile App
4 25 (7.44%) Cloud Native
5 17 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.98%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.08%) Replication
8 5 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.19%) Blog
9 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.19%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.19%) Smart Home
9 4 (1.19%) Social Media
10 3 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.89%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.30%) BYOD
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.74%) Linux
2 17 (5.06%) Windows
3 13 (3.87%) Android
4 12 (3.57%) CentOS
5 8 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.60%) Unix
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (50.00%) DevOps
3 85 (25.30%) Software Engineering
4 75 (22.32%) TDD
5 55 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (16.37%) Test Automation
6 52 (15.48%) Scrum
7 51 (15.18%) MVC
8 48 (14.29%) BDD
9 44 (13.10%) Mentoring
10 36 (10.71%) Fintech
11 33 (9.82%) Unit Testing
12 30 (8.93%) API Design
12 30 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
13 27 (8.04%) Open Source
13 27 (8.04%) SOLID
14 25 (7.44%) Coaching
14 25 (7.44%) Web Development
15 22 (6.55%) SOA
16 21 (6.25%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 139 (41.37%) C#
2 135 (40.18%) JavaScript
3 86 (25.60%) SQL
4 82 (24.40%) Python
5 44 (13.10%) Java
6 33 (9.82%) T-SQL
7 27 (8.04%) PowerShell
8 23 (6.85%) TypeScript
9 17 (5.06%) Go
9 17 (5.06%) PHP
10 14 (4.17%) Java 8
10 14 (4.17%) PL/SQL
11 11 (3.27%) ES6
12 8 (2.38%) Ruby
13 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.89%) C
15 2 (0.60%) Scala
16 1 (0.30%) ANSI SQL
16 1 (0.30%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (8.33%) Degree
2 13 (3.87%) SC Cleared
2 13 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.38%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.89%) PhD
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.60%) ISEB
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) CEH
7 1 (0.30%) CISM
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) OSCP
7 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.42%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 91 (27.08%) Docker
2 7 (2.08%) Varnish
3 4 (1.19%) LXC
3 4 (1.19%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) HDFS
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 79 (23.51%) Kubernetes
2 34 (10.12%) Terraform
3 21 (6.25%) Ansible
4 16 (4.76%) Puppet
5 15 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (3.57%) MIIS
7 8 (2.38%) Grafana
7 8 (2.38%) Graphite
7 8 (2.38%) Prometheus
8 7 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.89%) Nagios
10 3 (0.89%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.60%) Consul
12 1 (0.30%) Istio
12 1 (0.30%) Packer
Vendors
1 58 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.71%) Oracle
3 22 (6.55%) Google
4 15 (4.46%) Red Hat
5 9 (2.68%) IBM
6 8 (2.38%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.49%) Sun
8 4 (1.19%) New Relic
8 4 (1.19%) VMware
9 3 (0.89%) Apple
9 3 (0.89%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.89%) SAP
9 3 (0.89%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.89%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.30%) Avaya
10 1 (0.30%) Mitel
10 1 (0.30%) webMethods