Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > North East
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 67 64
Rank change year-on-year +50 -3 +36
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 121 12 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 10.31% 1.52% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.09% 1.66% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 111 10 24
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £41,000
25th Percentile £42,517 £40,938 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £57,250
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.30% +30.86%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,813 £66,640
90th Percentile " £65,250 £77,350
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 North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,091 721 1,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.93% 91.27% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 827 589 865
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,350
25th Percentile £32,998 £32,500 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £52,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £60,821
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the North East

Microservices
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in the North East.

Salary trend for Microservices in the North East

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the North East over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the North East

Microservices
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the North East region over the 6 months to 30 July 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
Tyne and Wear +49 116 £50,000 +2.56% 31
Northumberland - 3 £41,697 -
Durham +5 1 £35,000 -44.00% 3
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 87 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (67.77%) Linux
3 80 (66.12%) Java
4 76 (62.81%) Azure
4 76 (62.81%) AWS
5 75 (61.98%) DevOps
6 74 (61.16%) SQL
6 74 (61.16%) OOP
7 70 (57.85%) RESTful
8 66 (54.55%) Spring Boot
9 65 (53.72%) Jenkins
9 65 (53.72%) Spring
9 65 (53.72%) OO
10 64 (52.89%) Software Engineering
11 63 (52.07%) Maven
11 63 (52.07%) JUnit
12 62 (51.24%) Oracle
12 62 (51.24%) NoSQL
13 39 (32.23%) Web Services
14 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
15 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
16 24 (19.83%) React
17 23 (19.01%) Docker
18 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
19 21 (17.36%) Kubernetes
20 19 (15.70%) REST
20 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
20 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
21 17 (14.05%) TDD
22 16 (13.22%) Scrum

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (2.48%) Confluence
2 2 (1.65%) nginx
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 76 (62.81%) AWS
1 76 (62.81%) Azure
2 8 (6.61%) SaaS
3 5 (4.13%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.13%) Azure Service Fabric
3 5 (4.13%) GCP
4 4 (3.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.31%) CloudFront
4 4 (3.31%) Serverless
5 3 (2.48%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (2.48%) npm
6 2 (1.65%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.83%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (0.83%) GitHub
7 1 (0.83%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (51.24%) NoSQL
2 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.57%) MySQL
4 13 (10.74%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.83%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (53.72%) Jenkins
2 63 (52.07%) JUnit
2 63 (52.07%) Maven
3 22 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.31%) JIRA
5 3 (2.48%) Postman
6 2 (1.65%) GitLab
7 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.83%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (9.09%) Banking
2 9 (7.44%) Public Sector
3 8 (6.61%) Legal
4 7 (5.79%) Finance
4 7 (5.79%) Games
4 7 (5.79%) Social Skills
5 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.13%) Influencing Skills
5 5 (4.13%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (52.07%) Developer
2 37 (30.58%) Software Engineer
3 33 (27.27%) Java Engineer
3 33 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
4 32 (26.45%) Senior Developer
5 30 (24.79%) Java Developer
6 26 (21.49%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (14.88%) Software Developer
8 12 (9.92%) PHP Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Scala Engineer
9 10 (8.26%) Scala Software Engineer
10 7 (5.79%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (5.79%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Architect
11 6 (4.96%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 5 (4.13%) Azure Developer
12 5 (4.13%) Senior Technical Specialist
12 5 (4.13%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
12 5 (4.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (57.85%) RESTful
2 66 (54.55%) Spring Boot
3 65 (53.72%) Spring
4 39 (32.23%) Web Services
5 24 (19.83%) React
6 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
6 19 (15.70%) REST
7 16 (13.22%) .NET
8 12 (9.92%) Node.js
9 11 (9.09%) .NET Core
9 11 (9.09%) jQuery
9 11 (9.09%) Kafka
9 11 (9.09%) Symfony
10 8 (6.61%) CSS
10 8 (6.61%) HTML
11 7 (5.79%) CSS3
11 7 (5.79%) HTML5
12 5 (4.13%) Middleware
12 5 (4.13%) SOAP
13 4 (3.31%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.48%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.65%) iPad
3 2 (1.65%) Legacy Code
4 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) Social Media
4 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (67.77%) Linux
2 5 (4.13%) Unix
3 2 (1.65%) Android
3 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (71.90%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (61.98%) DevOps
3 74 (61.16%) OOP
4 65 (53.72%) OO
5 64 (52.89%) Software Engineering
6 17 (14.05%) TDD
7 16 (13.22%) Scrum
8 15 (12.40%) MVC
9 14 (11.57%) Front End Development
9 14 (11.57%) Full Stack Development
10 9 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.44%) Test Automation
11 7 (5.79%) BDD
11 7 (5.79%) Kanban
11 7 (5.79%) Product Backlog
11 7 (5.79%) User Stories
12 6 (4.96%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (4.13%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 5 (4.13%) SDLC
13 5 (4.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 80 (66.12%) Java
2 74 (61.16%) SQL
3 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.57%) PHP
5 13 (10.74%) TypeScript
6 12 (9.92%) Scala
7 11 (9.09%) Go
8 6 (4.96%) C#
8 6 (4.96%) Java 8
9 3 (2.48%) Python
10 2 (1.65%) Dart
10 2 (1.65%) Java 11
10 2 (1.65%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.83%) Degree
1 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.83%) QA
1 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (19.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (17.36%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.65%) Istio
2 2 (1.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (51.24%) Oracle
2 35 (28.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.09%) Zend
4 5 (4.13%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.13%) IBM
4 5 (4.13%) Pega
5 4 (3.31%) Apple
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Xamarin