Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 67 127
Rank change year-on-year +9 +60 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 393 253 295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.36% 3.89% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 4.27% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 321 227 257
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +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 8,285 5,931 10,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.86% 91.15% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,039 4,933 8,323
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +4.55% +3.53%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
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 15 June 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 15 June 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 -7 238 £60,000 +14.29% 69
East Midlands +20 153 £50,000 -4.76% 58
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 281 (71.50%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (46.56%) JavaScript
3 175 (44.53%) C#
3 175 (44.53%) .NET
4 160 (40.71%) DevOps
5 156 (39.69%) Azure
6 133 (33.84%) AWS
7 128 (32.57%) Docker
8 110 (27.99%) SQL
9 107 (27.23%) Java
9 107 (27.23%) .NET Core
10 104 (26.46%) AngularJS
11 100 (25.45%) Python
12 88 (22.39%) Social Skills
13 87 (22.14%) TDD
13 87 (22.14%) Software Engineering
14 81 (20.61%) Kubernetes
14 81 (20.61%) React
15 79 (20.10%) REST
16 78 (19.85%) SaaS
17 74 (18.83%) Node.js
17 74 (18.83%) .NET Framework
18 68 (17.30%) Scrum
19 67 (17.05%) Jenkins
20 65 (16.54%) SQL Server
21 64 (16.28%) Spring
22 63 (16.03%) Microsoft
23 61 (15.52%) MVC
24 60 (15.27%) Finance
24 60 (15.27%) CSS

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 7 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.02%) Confluence
3 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.51%) nginx
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 156 (39.69%) Azure
2 133 (33.84%) AWS
3 78 (19.85%) SaaS
4 50 (12.72%) GCP
5 39 (9.92%) GitHub
6 37 (9.41%) Serverless
7 20 (5.09%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (4.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (4.83%) OpenShift
9 15 (3.82%) IaaS
9 15 (3.82%) PaaS
10 7 (1.78%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (1.78%) AWS CodeCommit
10 7 (1.78%) AWS CodePipeline
11 6 (1.53%) npm
12 5 (1.27%) Azure Service Bus
12 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (1.02%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.33%) HTTP
2 9 (2.29%) AMQP
3 7 (1.78%) Firewall
3 7 (1.78%) IPv4
3 7 (1.78%) LAN
3 7 (1.78%) WAN
4 3 (0.76%) Broadband
4 3 (0.76%) DAB
5 2 (0.51%) ASN.1
5 2 (0.51%) DNS
5 2 (0.51%) MQTT
5 2 (0.51%) SSL
5 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.96%) NoSQL
3 38 (9.67%) MongoDB
4 27 (6.87%) MySQL
5 22 (5.60%) Big Data
6 19 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.54%) Redis
9 5 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.76%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.76%) Power BI
11 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (17.05%) Jenkins
2 51 (12.98%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 25 (6.36%) GitLab
5 17 (4.33%) Selenium
6 15 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (3.05%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.80%) Postman
9 10 (2.54%) JMeter
9 10 (2.54%) Maven
10 9 (2.29%) Gradle
10 9 (2.29%) gulp
10 9 (2.29%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.04%) JIRA
11 8 (2.04%) JUnit
12 7 (1.78%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.78%) Cypress.io
12 7 (1.78%) Grunt
12 7 (1.78%) Vagrant
13 6 (1.53%) webpack
General
1 88 (22.39%) Social Skills
2 60 (15.27%) Finance
3 47 (11.96%) Law
4 17 (4.33%) Retail
5 13 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.54%) Automotive
6 10 (2.54%) Back Office
7 8 (2.04%) Banking
7 8 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.27%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.76%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 217 (55.22%) Developer
2 66 (16.79%) Senior Developer
3 47 (11.96%) Software Developer
4 45 (11.45%) Java Developer
5 43 (10.94%) C# Developer
6 42 (10.69%) Architect
7 29 (7.38%) Lead Developer
8 28 (7.12%) Software Engineer
9 27 (6.87%) .NET Developer
10 23 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (5.60%) C# Software Developer
11 22 (5.60%) Python Developer
12 21 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (5.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 19 (4.83%) Node.js Developer
15 18 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
17 14 (3.56%) Senior Python Developer
18 13 (3.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (44.53%) .NET
2 107 (27.23%) .NET Core
3 104 (26.46%) AngularJS
4 81 (20.61%) React
5 79 (20.10%) REST
6 74 (18.83%) .NET Framework
6 74 (18.83%) Node.js
7 64 (16.28%) Spring
8 60 (15.27%) CSS
9 45 (11.45%) HTML
10 43 (10.94%) Entity Framework
11 38 (9.67%) Kafka
12 37 (9.41%) jQuery
13 35 (8.91%) GraphQL
14 33 (8.40%) Spring Boot
15 28 (7.12%) Vue.js
16 24 (6.11%) Django
16 24 (6.11%) Hibernate
16 24 (6.11%) RESTful
17 23 (5.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.20%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.58%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (4.07%) User Experience
4 15 (3.82%) Cloud Native
5 11 (2.80%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.29%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.29%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.02%) Animation
9 4 (1.02%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.02%) iPad
10 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.51%) Digital Signage
12 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.60%) Linux
2 14 (3.56%) Windows
3 9 (2.29%) Unix
4 4 (1.02%) CentOS
4 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (71.50%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (40.71%) DevOps
3 87 (22.14%) Software Engineering
3 87 (22.14%) TDD
4 68 (17.30%) Scrum
5 61 (15.52%) MVC
6 55 (13.99%) SOA
6 55 (13.99%) Test Automation
7 52 (13.23%) Fintech
8 48 (12.21%) BDD
9 46 (11.70%) Mentoring
10 41 (10.43%) Coaching
11 38 (9.67%) SDLC
12 37 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
14 32 (8.14%) Open Source
15 31 (7.89%) Front End Development
16 27 (6.87%) Collaborative Working
16 27 (6.87%) Logistics
17 25 (6.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 183 (46.56%) JavaScript
2 175 (44.53%) C#
3 110 (27.99%) SQL
4 107 (27.23%) Java
5 100 (25.45%) Python
6 46 (11.70%) TypeScript
7 34 (8.65%) PHP
8 27 (6.87%) Java 8
9 21 (5.34%) PowerShell
10 17 (4.33%) T-SQL
11 16 (4.07%) Go
11 16 (4.07%) Ruby
12 14 (3.56%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.80%) C
13 11 (2.80%) C++
13 11 (2.80%) VB
13 11 (2.80%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.29%) Scala
15 8 (2.04%) Perl
16 6 (1.53%) ES6
Qualifications
1 28 (7.12%) SC Cleared
1 28 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.62%) Degree
3 11 (2.80%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.76%) RHCE
6 3 (0.76%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.21%) QA
2 9 (2.29%) Accessibility
3 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 128 (32.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 81 (20.61%) Kubernetes
2 55 (13.99%) Terraform
3 26 (6.62%) Ansible
4 13 (3.31%) Puppet
5 9 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.78%) Grafana
6 7 (1.78%) Prometheus
6 7 (1.78%) SCCM
7 5 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (1.27%) Packer
8 4 (1.02%) Consul
8 4 (1.02%) Graphite
9 1 (0.25%) MIIS
Vendors
1 63 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.58%) Oracle
3 15 (3.82%) Sun
4 14 (3.56%) Google
5 11 (2.80%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.04%) IBM
7 7 (1.78%) Alibaba
8 6 (1.53%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.51%) Splunk
9 2 (0.51%) Spotify
9 2 (0.51%) Telerik
10 1 (0.25%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.25%) Informatica
10 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.25%) Rapid7
10 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.25%) SAP
10 1 (0.25%) Xamarin