Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 28 112
Rank change year-on-year -18 +84 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 550 279 306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.20% 7.04% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 7.52% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 424 213 253
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £81,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%

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 9,866 3,710 10,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 93.25% 93.59% 92.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,104 3,026 8,527
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,053 £70,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -11 400 £60,000 +9.09% 98
East Midlands -28 148 £55,000 - 67
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 378 (68.73%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (54.55%) DevOps
3 248 (45.09%) Azure
4 224 (40.73%) C#
4 224 (40.73%) .NET
5 216 (39.27%) Docker
6 195 (35.45%) AWS
7 190 (34.55%) Java
8 159 (28.91%) SQL
9 156 (28.36%) Terraform
10 153 (27.82%) TDD
11 146 (26.55%) JavaScript
12 140 (25.45%) Scrum
13 137 (24.91%) .NET Core
14 136 (24.73%) Kubernetes
15 129 (23.45%) Spring
16 124 (22.55%) Software Engineering
17 115 (20.91%) Social Skills
18 111 (20.18%) Jenkins
19 101 (18.36%) NoSQL
19 101 (18.36%) React
20 96 (17.45%) Open Source
20 96 (17.45%) AngularJS
21 93 (16.91%) Greenfield Project
21 93 (16.91%) Serverless
22 87 (15.82%) REST
23 86 (15.64%) RESTful
24 83 (15.09%) SaaS
25 82 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
26 80 (14.55%) QA

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 (3.27%) Confluence
2 12 (2.18%) Apache
3 11 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.45%) CMS
5 8 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.73%) WordPress
9 2 (0.36%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.36%) IIS
9 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.18%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) nginx
10 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.18%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.18%) Shopify
4 1 (0.18%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 248 (45.09%) Azure
2 195 (35.45%) AWS
3 93 (16.91%) Serverless
4 83 (15.09%) SaaS
5 79 (14.36%) GitHub
6 70 (12.73%) GCP
7 36 (6.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 27 (4.91%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (3.82%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (2.73%) IaaS
11 13 (2.36%) Datadog
11 13 (2.36%) PaaS
12 12 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
12 12 (2.18%) OpenShift
13 10 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
14 9 (1.64%) Azure Service Bus
15 8 (1.45%) Azure Pipelines
16 7 (1.27%) AWS CodeCommit
16 7 (1.27%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.18%) HTTP
2 11 (2.00%) Firewall
3 7 (1.27%) IPv4
3 7 (1.27%) LAN
3 7 (1.27%) Network Security
3 7 (1.27%) WAN
4 4 (0.73%) ASN.1
4 4 (0.73%) DAB
4 4 (0.73%) MQTT
5 3 (0.55%) SSL
6 2 (0.36%) AMQP
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.18%) Skype
7 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (18.36%) NoSQL
2 63 (11.45%) SQL Server
3 56 (10.18%) Big Data
4 34 (6.18%) MongoDB
5 28 (5.09%) MySQL
6 25 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (2.73%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.64%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (1.09%) Hazelcast
12 6 (1.09%) Redis
12 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.73%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.55%) Power BI
14 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 111 (20.18%) Jenkins
2 54 (9.82%) GitLab
3 50 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 41 (7.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 38 (6.91%) TeamCity
6 34 (6.18%) Selenium
7 23 (4.18%) JIRA
8 21 (3.82%) Visual Studio Team System
9 20 (3.64%) JUnit
10 13 (2.36%) Postman
11 12 (2.18%) JMeter
12 11 (2.00%) Cypress.io
13 8 (1.45%) Maven
13 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.27%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.27%) Vagrant
15 6 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.09%) gulp
16 5 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 115 (20.91%) Social Skills
2 68 (12.36%) Finance
3 45 (8.18%) Law
4 16 (2.91%) Retail
5 14 (2.55%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.00%) Banking
7 9 (1.64%) Marketing
8 7 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 6 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (0.55%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.36%) Games
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 239 (43.45%) Developer
2 80 (14.55%) Java Developer
3 70 (12.73%) Architect
4 66 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 50 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 46 (8.36%) Software Engineer
7 43 (7.82%) .NET Developer
7 43 (7.82%) C# Developer
8 31 (5.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 30 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
10 28 (5.09%) Technical Architect
11 25 (4.55%) Python Developer
12 24 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (4.36%) Senior Architect
13 22 (4.00%) Senior Python Developer
14 21 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
14 21 (3.82%) Principal Engineer
15 19 (3.45%) Java Engineer
15 19 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
16 18 (3.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (40.73%) .NET
2 137 (24.91%) .NET Core
3 129 (23.45%) Spring
4 101 (18.36%) React
5 96 (17.45%) AngularJS
6 87 (15.82%) REST
7 86 (15.64%) RESTful
8 72 (13.09%) GraphQL
9 63 (11.45%) .NET Framework
10 56 (10.18%) Hibernate
11 52 (9.45%) Kafka
11 52 (9.45%) Node.js
12 46 (8.36%) Middleware
13 45 (8.18%) Spring Boot
14 44 (8.00%) JavaBeans
15 39 (7.09%) HTML
16 33 (6.00%) CSS
17 30 (5.45%) ASP.NET
18 28 (5.09%) jQuery
19 22 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 93 (16.91%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (8.73%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (5.82%) Cloud Native
4 28 (5.09%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 16 (2.91%) Legacy Applications
7 14 (2.55%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.55%) User Experience
8 9 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.64%) Tandem
9 7 (1.27%) iPad
9 7 (1.27%) Legacy Systems
10 6 (1.09%) Life Science
11 4 (0.73%) Animation
11 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.73%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.27%) Linux
2 20 (3.64%) Windows
3 13 (2.36%) Unix
4 5 (0.91%) Android
4 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.73%) CentOS
5 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (68.73%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (54.55%) DevOps
3 153 (27.82%) TDD
4 140 (25.45%) Scrum
5 124 (22.55%) Software Engineering
6 96 (17.45%) Open Source
7 82 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
9 70 (12.73%) SOA
10 64 (11.64%) Coaching
11 63 (11.45%) BDD
12 60 (10.91%) Analytics
13 58 (10.55%) Infrastructure as Code
14 55 (10.00%) API Design
15 48 (8.73%) Test Automation
16 47 (8.55%) Mentoring
17 46 (8.36%) Data Analytics
18 44 (8.00%) Big Data Analytics
19 41 (7.45%) MVC
20 40 (7.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 224 (40.73%) C#
2 190 (34.55%) Java
3 159 (28.91%) SQL
4 146 (26.55%) JavaScript
5 74 (13.45%) Python
6 61 (11.09%) Java 8
7 41 (7.45%) TypeScript
8 37 (6.73%) PowerShell
9 20 (3.64%) PHP
10 17 (3.09%) Ruby
11 16 (2.91%) Perl
12 15 (2.73%) Go
13 11 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.64%) C++
14 9 (1.64%) VB
15 8 (1.45%) C
15 8 (1.45%) Scala
16 7 (1.27%) Groovy
16 7 (1.27%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 66 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 66 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.36%) Degree
3 12 (2.18%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (14.55%) QA
2 6 (1.09%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.73%) SLA
4 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.36%) GRC
5 2 (0.36%) PSD2
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 216 (39.27%) Docker
2 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 156 (28.36%) Terraform
2 136 (24.73%) Kubernetes
3 57 (10.36%) Ansible
4 15 (2.73%) Istio
5 14 (2.55%) Puppet
6 12 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.64%) Grafana
8 8 (1.45%) Prometheus
8 8 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (1.27%) SCCM
10 6 (1.09%) Consul
10 6 (1.09%) Packer
11 5 (0.91%) Graphite
12 4 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.73%) Mesos
12 4 (0.73%) Opsview
13 1 (0.18%) Kibana
13 1 (0.18%) logstash
13 1 (0.18%) Marathon
13 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 50 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.55%) Google
3 25 (4.55%) Oracle
4 8 (1.45%) IBM
5 7 (1.27%) Alibaba
5 7 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.91%) Agilent
7 4 (0.73%) New Relic
7 4 (0.73%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.55%) Okta
8 3 (0.55%) SAP
8 3 (0.55%) Sun
9 2 (0.36%) Adobe
9 2 (0.36%) BMC
9 2 (0.36%) Databricks
9 2 (0.36%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.36%) HP
9 2 (0.36%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.36%) PayPal
9 2 (0.36%) Spotify