Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > Midlands
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 121 113
Rank change year-on-year +69 -8 +75
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 267 304 417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.38% 2.50% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 2.72% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 253 292 381
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.27% +5.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £39,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,375 £78,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £69,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -5.80% +6.15% +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 5,550 11,174 13,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 91.12% 91.81% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,542 8,589 10,984
Median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +101 197 £52,500 -4.55% 39
East Midlands +9 70 £55,000 +6.28% 19
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 172 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (49.81%) DevOps
3 115 (43.07%) Azure
4 96 (35.96%) .NET
5 93 (34.83%) C#
6 92 (34.46%) AWS
7 80 (29.96%) JavaScript
8 69 (25.84%) SQL
9 66 (24.72%) Docker
10 64 (23.97%) Software Engineering
11 63 (23.60%) TDD
12 61 (22.85%) Python
13 58 (21.72%) Kubernetes
14 53 (19.85%) Scrum
15 50 (18.73%) NoSQL
16 49 (18.35%) SaaS
17 48 (17.98%) Git (software)
18 47 (17.60%) .NET Core
19 43 (16.10%) Web Services
20 41 (15.36%) REST
21 40 (14.98%) AngularJS
21 40 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
21 40 (14.98%) HTML
22 39 (14.61%) Jenkins
23 38 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (13.86%) Java
25 36 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
26 35 (13.11%) MongoDB
26 35 (13.11%) React
27 34 (12.73%) Kafka

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 21 (7.87%) Confluence
2 16 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (5.62%) IIS
4 10 (3.75%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.87%) Apache
6 4 (1.50%) CMS
6 4 (1.50%) nginx
6 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.12%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.75%) Drupal
8 2 (0.75%) WordPress
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Eikon
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 115 (43.07%) Azure
2 92 (34.46%) AWS
3 49 (18.35%) SaaS
4 23 (8.61%) GitHub
4 23 (8.61%) Serverless
5 19 (7.12%) GCP
6 17 (6.37%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (5.99%) PaaS
8 9 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.62%) npm
9 7 (2.62%) Office 365
10 5 (1.87%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.87%) AWS CodePipeline
10 5 (1.87%) Datadog
11 4 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (1.50%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.50%) IaaS
12 3 (1.12%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.37%) HTTP
2 7 (2.62%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.75%) Broadband
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.37%) SMS
4 1 (0.37%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.73%) NoSQL
2 35 (13.11%) MongoDB
3 34 (12.73%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.37%) Big Data
5 15 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.49%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.25%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (2.25%) MySQL
8 6 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.87%) BigQuery
9 5 (1.87%) Snowflake Schema
9 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.50%) Flink
10 4 (1.50%) HBase
10 4 (1.50%) Redis
10 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 39 (14.61%) Jenkins
3 26 (9.74%) JIRA
4 23 (8.61%) Maven
5 22 (8.24%) GitLab
6 21 (7.87%) JUnit
7 14 (5.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (4.49%) Moq
9 11 (4.12%) NUnit
9 11 (4.12%) TeamCity
10 10 (3.75%) Bitbucket
10 10 (3.75%) SonarQube
11 7 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (2.25%) JMeter
12 6 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.25%) SpecFlow
13 5 (1.87%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.87%) gulp
13 5 (1.87%) jspm
13 5 (1.87%) MSTest
General
1 27 (10.11%) Finance
2 12 (4.49%) Retail
3 6 (2.25%) Games
3 6 (2.25%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.87%) Billing
5 4 (1.50%) Banking
5 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.50%) Law
6 2 (0.75%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (51.69%) Developer
2 36 (13.48%) Senior Developer
3 35 (13.11%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.49%) Architect
5 24 (8.99%) Java Developer
6 22 (8.24%) Backend Developer
6 22 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (7.12%) C# Developer
7 19 (7.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (6.74%) Lead Developer
9 17 (6.37%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
12 14 (5.24%) Project Manager
13 13 (4.87%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (4.87%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.87%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (4.87%) Software Engineer
14 12 (4.49%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 10 (3.75%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (35.96%) .NET
2 47 (17.60%) .NET Core
3 43 (16.10%) Web Services
4 41 (15.36%) REST
5 40 (14.98%) AngularJS
5 40 (14.98%) HTML
6 35 (13.11%) React
7 34 (12.73%) CSS
7 34 (12.73%) Flask
7 34 (12.73%) Kafka
8 33 (12.36%) ASP.NET
8 33 (12.36%) Node.js
9 32 (11.99%) RESTful
10 27 (10.11%) .NET Framework
11 24 (8.99%) Django
11 24 (8.99%) Spring
12 23 (8.61%) GraphQL
13 19 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (7.12%) SOAP
14 18 (6.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.87%) Public Cloud
3 18 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (6.74%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.24%) Cloud Native
4 14 (5.24%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.62%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (2.25%) User Experience
7 5 (1.87%) Robotics
8 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.50%) Replication
9 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.75%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.37%) BYOD
11 1 (0.37%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.37%) FMCG
11 1 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.24%) Linux
2 23 (8.61%) Windows
3 9 (3.37%) CentOS
3 9 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.87%) Android
4 5 (1.87%) Unix
5 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (49.81%) DevOps
3 64 (23.97%) Software Engineering
4 63 (23.60%) TDD
5 53 (19.85%) Scrum
6 38 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (13.48%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (11.99%) Mentoring
9 31 (11.61%) Fintech
10 27 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 27 (10.11%) MVC
11 26 (9.74%) Test Automation
12 24 (8.99%) Kanban
13 23 (8.61%) SOA
13 23 (8.61%) Unit Testing
14 22 (8.24%) BDD
14 22 (8.24%) IT Strategy
15 19 (7.12%) Computer Science
16 18 (6.74%) OO
16 18 (6.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (34.83%) C#
2 80 (29.96%) JavaScript
3 69 (25.84%) SQL
4 61 (22.85%) Python
5 37 (13.86%) Java
6 23 (8.61%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.87%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.75%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.75%) PHP
9 9 (3.37%) Ruby
10 7 (2.62%) Java 8
10 7 (2.62%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.87%) Go
11 5 (1.87%) VBA
12 3 (1.12%) ES6
12 3 (1.12%) Rust
13 2 (0.75%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (7.87%) Degree
2 11 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.25%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.37%) CEH
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.37%) CISM
5 1 (0.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.87%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (24.72%) Docker
2 4 (1.50%) Postfix
2 4 (1.50%) Varnish
2 4 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.75%) HDFS
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 58 (21.72%) Kubernetes
2 17 (6.37%) Puppet
3 15 (5.62%) Terraform
4 11 (4.12%) Ansible
5 9 (3.37%) Grafana
5 9 (3.37%) Graphite
5 9 (3.37%) Prometheus
6 7 (2.62%) Consul
6 7 (2.62%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (2.62%) Packer
7 5 (1.87%) Kibana
7 5 (1.87%) logstash
8 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (11.99%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.49%) Oracle
3 15 (5.62%) Google
4 12 (4.49%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.87%) Automation Anywhere
5 5 (1.87%) Blue Prism
5 5 (1.87%) UiPath
6 4 (1.50%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.50%) New Relic
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.37%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.37%) ATG
8 1 (0.37%) hybris
8 1 (0.37%) Informatica
8 1 (0.37%) SAP
8 1 (0.37%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.37%) Tableau
8 1 (0.37%) webMethods
8 1 (0.37%) Xamarin