Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 113 93
Rank change year-on-year +84 -20 +93
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 264 307 438
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.80% 2.63% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 2.86% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 234 272 372
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £77,950
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 3,596 10,736 12,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 92.68% 92.04% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,856 8,589 9,745
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,100 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +98 173 £55,000 +10.00% 51
East Midlands +42 91 £56,000 +12.00% 40
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 178 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (49.62%) DevOps
3 129 (48.86%) Azure
4 114 (43.18%) .NET
5 106 (40.15%) C#
6 101 (38.26%) JavaScript
7 99 (37.50%) AWS
8 74 (28.03%) Software Engineering
9 65 (24.62%) AngularJS
10 64 (24.24%) Docker
10 64 (24.24%) TDD
11 63 (23.86%) Python
12 61 (23.11%) REST
13 60 (22.73%) Kubernetes
13 60 (22.73%) SQL
14 58 (21.97%) React
15 56 (21.21%) SaaS
16 54 (20.45%) MongoDB
16 54 (20.45%) NoSQL
17 53 (20.08%) .NET Core
18 48 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (17.80%) SQL Server
19 47 (17.80%) Kafka
20 46 (17.42%) Microsoft
20 46 (17.42%) .NET Framework
21 44 (16.67%) Git (software)
22 42 (15.91%) Node.js
22 42 (15.91%) BDD
23 41 (15.53%) RESTful
24 40 (15.15%) Test Automation

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 28 (10.61%) Confluence
2 17 (6.44%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.55%) IIS
4 7 (2.65%) GlassFish
4 7 (2.65%) JBoss
4 7 (2.65%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.89%) nginx
5 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.52%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.52%) CMS
7 2 (0.76%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.52%) Eikon
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 129 (48.86%) Azure
2 99 (37.50%) AWS
3 56 (21.21%) SaaS
4 29 (10.98%) GitHub
5 26 (9.85%) Serverless
6 25 (9.47%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (8.33%) GCP
8 13 (4.92%) npm
9 11 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (4.17%) PaaS
10 6 (2.27%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (2.27%) IaaS
10 6 (2.27%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.89%) Amazon EKS
11 5 (1.89%) Amazon S3
12 4 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.17%) HTTP
2 5 (1.89%) AMQP
3 4 (1.52%) Broadband
4 2 (0.76%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) SMS
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.45%) MongoDB
1 54 (20.45%) NoSQL
2 47 (17.80%) SQL Server
3 20 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.06%) Redis
5 15 (5.68%) Relational Database
6 12 (4.55%) Big Data
6 12 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.65%) MySQL
9 6 (2.27%) Snowflake Schema
10 5 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (1.89%) BigQuery
11 4 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (1.52%) Flink
11 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.52%) HBase
12 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 33 (12.50%) JIRA
3 29 (10.98%) Jenkins
4 19 (7.20%) GitLab
4 19 (7.20%) TeamCity
5 16 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (5.30%) JUnit
7 13 (4.92%) gulp
8 12 (4.55%) jspm
8 12 (4.55%) Mockito
9 10 (3.79%) Bitbucket
9 10 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.41%) NUnit
11 8 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (2.65%) Apache Archiva
12 7 (2.65%) Artifactory
12 7 (2.65%) Moq
12 7 (2.65%) MSTest
12 7 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (13.64%) Finance
2 10 (3.79%) Law
3 8 (3.03%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.65%) Retail
5 4 (1.52%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
6 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 132 (50.00%) Developer
2 36 (13.64%) Architect
3 30 (11.36%) Lead Developer
4 29 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 26 (9.85%) Senior Developer
5 26 (9.85%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (9.47%) C# Developer
7 21 (7.95%) Software Developer
8 19 (7.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 15 (5.68%) Backend Developer
9 15 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (5.30%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
11 13 (4.92%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.92%) Python Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Web Developer
12 11 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 9 (3.41%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (43.18%) .NET
2 65 (24.62%) AngularJS
3 61 (23.11%) REST
4 58 (21.97%) React
5 53 (20.08%) .NET Core
6 47 (17.80%) Kafka
7 46 (17.42%) .NET Framework
8 42 (15.91%) Node.js
9 41 (15.53%) RESTful
10 39 (14.77%) HTML
11 38 (14.39%) ASP.NET
11 38 (14.39%) Flask
12 37 (14.02%) CSS
13 27 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (9.85%) Django
15 25 (9.47%) Web Services
16 22 (8.33%) JSON
17 18 (6.82%) Spring
18 17 (6.44%) HTML5
18 17 (6.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 21 (7.95%) Cloud Native
4 19 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (6.44%) User Experience
6 9 (3.41%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.89%) Replication
9 4 (1.52%) Blog
9 4 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.52%) Smart Home
9 4 (1.52%) Social Media
10 3 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.76%) Robotics
12 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.38%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.44%) Linux
2 15 (5.68%) Windows
3 10 (3.79%) Android
4 9 (3.41%) CentOS
4 9 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (49.62%) DevOps
3 74 (28.03%) Software Engineering
4 64 (24.24%) TDD
5 48 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (15.91%) BDD
7 40 (15.15%) MVC
7 40 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 39 (14.77%) Mentoring
9 38 (14.39%) Scrum
10 30 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
11 29 (10.98%) Fintech
12 25 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (9.47%) Unit Testing
12 25 (9.47%) Web Development
13 24 (9.09%) Open Source
13 24 (9.09%) SOA
14 22 (8.33%) Coaching
15 21 (7.95%) IT Strategy
16 20 (7.58%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 106 (40.15%) C#
2 101 (38.26%) JavaScript
3 63 (23.86%) Python
4 60 (22.73%) SQL
5 25 (9.47%) PowerShell
6 23 (8.71%) Java
7 22 (8.33%) T-SQL
8 16 (6.06%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.55%) Go
10 11 (4.17%) Java 8
10 11 (4.17%) PHP
11 9 (3.41%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.41%) Ruby
12 4 (1.52%) ES6
13 2 (0.76%) Rust
13 2 (0.76%) VBA
14 1 (0.38%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (7.95%) Degree
2 11 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.41%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.38%) CEH
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.38%) CISM
5 1 (0.38%) CISSP
5 1 (0.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (24.24%) Docker
2 5 (1.89%) Varnish
3 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 60 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 20 (7.58%) Terraform
3 12 (4.55%) Puppet
4 9 (3.41%) Ansible
4 9 (3.41%) Grafana
4 9 (3.41%) Graphite
4 9 (3.41%) Prometheus
5 8 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.27%) MIIS
7 4 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.76%) Consul
8 2 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.76%) Packer
9 1 (0.38%) Istio
Vendors
1 46 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.58%) Oracle
3 16 (6.06%) Google
4 12 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 8 (3.03%) IBM
6 5 (1.89%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.14%) Sun
8 2 (0.76%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (0.76%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.76%) UiPath
9 1 (0.38%) hybris
9 1 (0.38%) SAP