Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > North East
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 39 47
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 80 41 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.22% 5.35% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 5.78% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 53 37 34
10th Percentile £40,738 £33,750 £33,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £40,082
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile " £68,750 £71,069
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 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 1,190 709 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 92.46% 92.56% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 894 626 807
10th Percentile £26,096 £28,875 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £40,701
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.56% +1.75%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,791
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +13 77 £50,000 +2.04% 33
Northumberland - 3 £41,697 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 68 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (73.75%) Azure
3 43 (53.75%) OO
4 42 (52.50%) Java
4 42 (52.50%) AWS
5 39 (48.75%) DevOps
6 38 (47.50%) Software Engineering
7 37 (46.25%) Linux
8 36 (45.00%) Oracle
9 35 (43.75%) SQL
9 35 (43.75%) Spring
9 35 (43.75%) RESTful
9 35 (43.75%) Spring Boot
9 35 (43.75%) Jenkins
10 33 (41.25%) NoSQL
11 32 (40.00%) OOP
12 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
12 31 (38.75%) JUnit
12 31 (38.75%) Maven
13 25 (31.25%) Kubernetes
14 20 (25.00%) .NET Core
14 20 (25.00%) Web Services
14 20 (25.00%) .NET
14 20 (25.00%) C#
15 17 (21.25%) Scrum
16 16 (20.00%) TDD
17 15 (18.75%) Docker
18 14 (17.50%) QA
19 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
19 13 (16.25%) Unit Testing

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 (3.75%) SAS
2 2 (2.50%) Confluence
2 2 (2.50%) JBoss
2 2 (2.50%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (73.75%) Azure
2 42 (52.50%) AWS
3 5 (6.25%) Serverless
4 4 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (5.00%) GitHub
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.75%) CloudFront
5 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.50%) Apigee
6 2 (2.50%) GCP
6 2 (2.50%) SaaS
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.25%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.25%) GitHub Actions
7 1 (1.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) ATM
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.25%) NoSQL
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 31 (38.75%) JUnit
2 31 (38.75%) Maven
3 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (13.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.75%) JIRA
6 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.50%) Storybook
6 2 (2.50%) Subversion
6 2 (2.50%) webpack
7 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.25%) Cypress.io
7 1 (1.25%) GitLab
7 1 (1.25%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (13.75%) Public Sector
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Finance
4 6 (7.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (6.25%) Social Skills
6 4 (5.00%) Influencing Skills
6 4 (5.00%) Law
6 4 (5.00%) Legal
7 3 (3.75%) Games
8 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Developer
2 26 (32.50%) Software Engineer
3 19 (23.75%) Java Developer
3 19 (23.75%) Senior Developer
4 17 (21.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (17.50%) Java Engineer
5 14 (17.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (15.00%) Development Engineer
6 12 (15.00%) Software Development Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Architect
8 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
11 3 (3.75%) AWS Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Azure Architect
11 3 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) RESTful
1 35 (43.75%) Spring
1 35 (43.75%) Spring Boot
2 20 (25.00%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) .NET Core
2 20 (25.00%) Web Services
3 11 (13.75%) React
4 6 (7.50%) Node.js
5 5 (6.25%) Redux
6 4 (5.00%) Kafka
6 4 (5.00%) Middleware
6 4 (5.00%) REST
7 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (3.75%) XML
8 2 (2.50%) CSS
8 2 (2.50%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.50%) OAuth
8 2 (2.50%) OAuth2
8 2 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Virtual Team
2 12 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (13.75%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.50%) Tandem
5 5 (6.25%) SWIFT
6 3 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.50%) Legacy Code
8 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) CentOS
3 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (53.75%) OO
3 39 (48.75%) DevOps
4 38 (47.50%) Software Engineering
5 32 (40.00%) OOP
6 17 (21.25%) Scrum
7 16 (20.00%) TDD
8 13 (16.25%) Unit Testing
9 12 (15.00%) Document Management
9 12 (15.00%) Product Management
9 12 (15.00%) Product Requirements
9 12 (15.00%) Project Management
10 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (8.75%) Front End Development
12 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.25%) SDLC
13 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (6.25%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) Java
2 35 (43.75%) SQL
3 20 (25.00%) C#
4 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.75%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.00%) Python
7 3 (3.75%) Go
8 2 (2.50%) C++
8 2 (2.50%) ES6
8 2 (2.50%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) C
9 1 (1.25%) Java 8
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (31.25%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.00%) Terraform
3 2 (2.50%) Ansible
3 2 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (1.25%) Consul
4 1 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.25%) Grafana
4 1 (1.25%) Graphite
4 1 (1.25%) Packer
4 1 (1.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Oracle
2 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (15.00%) Remedy
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.25%) IBM
4 1 (1.25%) Pega
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.25%) Zend