Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 203 328
Rank change year-on-year +111 +125 +100
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 444 228 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.17% 1.48% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 1.62% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 355 237 65
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £32,700 £36,050 £33,700
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £69,100
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 12,725 14,035 16,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 90.85% 90.89% 89.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,020 11,501 13,271
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +60 238 £50,000 +17.65% 40
East Midlands +127 212 £57,500 +15.00% 25
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 297 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (47.52%) Java
3 173 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 166 (37.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 156 (35.14%) SQL
6 155 (34.91%) .NET
7 138 (31.08%) C#
8 137 (30.86%) Scrum
9 135 (30.41%) Continuous Integration
10 131 (29.50%) Software Engineering
11 128 (28.83%) TDD
12 122 (27.48%) Docker
13 113 (25.45%) Test Automation
13 113 (25.45%) HTML
14 111 (25.00%) MVC
15 109 (24.55%) Git (software)
16 107 (24.10%) Web Services
16 107 (24.10%) SOA
17 103 (23.20%) RESTful
18 102 (22.97%) Microsoft
19 101 (22.75%) Spring
20 94 (21.17%) SQL Server
20 94 (21.17%) Amazon AWS
21 92 (20.72%) AngularJS
22 90 (20.27%) CSS
23 88 (19.82%) Mentoring
23 88 (19.82%) NoSQL
24 87 (19.59%) ASP.NET
25 86 (19.37%) DevOps
26 80 (18.02%) jQuery

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 (6.08%) Confluence
2 24 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (4.28%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 17 (3.83%) JBoss
6 10 (2.25%) Apache
7 6 (1.35%) NServiceBus
7 6 (1.35%) Sitefinity
8 5 (1.13%) CMS
9 3 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.23%) Drupal
10 1 (0.23%) eZ Publish
10 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.23%) nginx
10 1 (0.23%) Sonic ESB
10 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Maya
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 166 (37.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (21.17%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (6.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (5.41%) SaaS
5 21 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (3.38%) Serverless
7 9 (2.03%) PaaS
8 8 (1.80%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.80%) IaaS
9 6 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.35%) Azure Functions
9 6 (1.35%) Fastly
9 6 (1.35%) Heroku
9 6 (1.35%) Stackdriver
10 5 (1.13%) GitHub
10 5 (1.13%) npm
11 4 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.90%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.41%) HTTP
2 11 (2.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.25%) Firewall
3 10 (2.25%) Internet
3 10 (2.25%) VPN
4 4 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (0.68%) DNS
5 3 (0.68%) Skype
6 2 (0.45%) Broadband
6 2 (0.45%) Extranet
6 2 (0.45%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 88 (19.82%) NoSQL
3 59 (13.29%) MongoDB
4 46 (10.36%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (7.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 33 (7.43%) Relational Database
8 26 (5.86%) MySQL
9 25 (5.63%) Power BI
10 20 (4.50%) Cosmos DB
11 18 (4.05%) Redis
12 17 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
14 11 (2.48%) Big Data
14 11 (2.48%) OLTP
15 10 (2.25%) BigQuery
15 10 (2.25%) Bigtable
16 6 (1.35%) DB2
17 5 (1.13%) Data Mining
17 5 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 109 (24.55%) Git (software)
2 80 (18.02%) JUnit
3 58 (13.06%) Maven
4 53 (11.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 48 (10.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 45 (10.14%) Cucumber
7 44 (9.91%) Jenkins
8 43 (9.68%) JIRA
9 42 (9.46%) TeamCity
10 28 (6.31%) Bitbucket
10 28 (6.31%) Subversion
11 26 (5.86%) Gradle
12 25 (5.63%) Hudson
13 24 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (4.95%) Mockito
15 20 (4.50%) JBehave
16 16 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
17 14 (3.15%) Visual Studio
18 11 (2.48%) Selenium
19 10 (2.25%) Vagrant
General
1 64 (14.41%) Retail
2 50 (11.26%) Finance
3 36 (8.11%) Automotive
4 16 (3.60%) Games
5 15 (3.38%) Banking
6 13 (2.93%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.70%) Advertising
7 12 (2.70%) Marketing
8 11 (2.48%) Back Office
9 8 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.13%) Front Office
11 3 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 238 (53.60%) Developer
2 107 (24.10%) Java Developer
3 79 (17.79%) Architect
4 72 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 46 (10.36%) .NET Developer
6 40 (9.01%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (9.01%) Software Engineer
7 39 (8.78%) Lead Developer
8 38 (8.56%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (6.31%) C# Developer
10 26 (5.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 25 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (5.41%) Java Engineer
13 21 (4.73%) Angular Developer
14 17 (3.83%) .NET Architect
14 17 (3.83%) .NET Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (3.60%) Software Developer
16 13 (2.93%) Java Software Engineer
16 13 (2.93%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (34.91%) .NET
2 113 (25.45%) HTML
3 107 (24.10%) Web Services
4 103 (23.20%) RESTful
5 101 (22.75%) Spring
6 92 (20.72%) AngularJS
7 90 (20.27%) CSS
8 87 (19.59%) ASP.NET
9 80 (18.02%) jQuery
10 77 (17.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 72 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 70 (15.77%) .NET Framework
12 70 (15.77%) Hibernate
12 70 (15.77%) REST
13 60 (13.51%) Node.js
14 57 (12.84%) Entity Framework
15 54 (12.16%) Sass
16 48 (10.81%) Ajax
17 47 (10.59%) WCF
18 44 (9.91%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.61%) Mobile App
2 55 (12.39%) Computer Science
3 28 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (4.73%) Smart Meter
6 17 (3.83%) User Experience
7 10 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (1.80%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.58%) Fintech
10 6 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.35%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.13%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.13%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.90%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.90%) RIA
13 3 (0.68%) Blog
13 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.68%) iPad
13 3 (0.68%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.57%) Linux
2 27 (6.08%) Unix
3 22 (4.95%) Windows
4 13 (2.93%) Android
5 12 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.13%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.13%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (66.89%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (30.86%) Scrum
3 135 (30.41%) Continuous Integration
4 131 (29.50%) Software Engineering
5 128 (28.83%) TDD
6 113 (25.45%) Test Automation
7 111 (25.00%) MVC
8 107 (24.10%) SOA
9 88 (19.82%) Mentoring
10 86 (19.37%) DevOps
11 80 (18.02%) Unit Testing
12 64 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
13 61 (13.74%) Open Source
14 56 (12.61%) BDD
15 55 (12.39%) E-Commerce
16 45 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
17 44 (9.91%) Mobile Application Development
18 42 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
19 40 (9.01%) SDLC
20 36 (8.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (47.52%) Java
2 173 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 156 (35.14%) SQL
4 138 (31.08%) C#
5 64 (14.41%) Java 8
6 60 (13.51%) Python
7 49 (11.04%) T-SQL
8 43 (9.68%) Ruby
9 36 (8.11%) PHP
10 30 (6.76%) Scala
11 27 (6.08%) Shell Script
12 25 (5.63%) Go
13 20 (4.50%) Groovy
14 14 (3.15%) C
14 14 (3.15%) C++
15 12 (2.70%) Perl
15 12 (2.70%) TypeScript
16 10 (2.25%) PHP 5
17 9 (2.03%) PowerShell
18 6 (1.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 69 (15.54%) Degree
2 31 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (5.18%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.35%) MCP
5 6 (1.35%) MCPD
6 3 (0.68%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.45%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.23%) MCSD
8 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.15%) GCP
1 14 (3.15%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) GDPR
3 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 122 (27.48%) Docker
2 5 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (9.01%) Puppet
3 38 (8.56%) Kubernetes
4 27 (6.08%) Marathon
4 27 (6.08%) Terraform
5 23 (5.18%) Ansible
6 11 (2.48%) Salt
7 10 (2.25%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (2.25%) Graphite
7 10 (2.25%) Nagios
7 10 (2.25%) Opsview
8 7 (1.58%) Consul
8 7 (1.58%) Grafana
8 7 (1.58%) Packer
8 7 (1.58%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.68%) Rancher
9 3 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 102 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 61 (13.74%) Oracle
3 19 (4.28%) Google
4 12 (2.70%) Applogic
5 8 (1.80%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.35%) Rackspace
6 6 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.90%) RedGate
7 4 (0.90%) webMethods
8 3 (0.68%) Adobe
8 3 (0.68%) Apple
8 3 (0.68%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.68%) Talend
8 3 (0.68%) WSO2
9 2 (0.45%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.45%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.45%) Twitter
10 1 (0.23%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.23%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.23%) Splunk