Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > North East
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 71 72
Rank change year-on-year +47 +1 +34
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 90 31 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.99% 2.53% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 2.73% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 24 26
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,188 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £61,250
Median % change year-on-year - -18.37% +28.95%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,938 £71,560
90th Percentile £65,000 £74,113 £83,133
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,013 1,134 1,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.96% 92.42% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 774 832 897
10th Percentile £28,500 £24,525 £25,750
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,375 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,820 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +46 86 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Durham +4 3 £36,000 +2.86% 5
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 67 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (71.11%) DevOps
3 62 (68.89%) Linux
4 61 (67.78%) AWS
5 59 (65.56%) Java
5 59 (65.56%) SQL
6 58 (64.44%) OOP
7 56 (62.22%) Spring Boot
8 55 (61.11%) Spring
9 54 (60.00%) OO
9 54 (60.00%) Jenkins
10 53 (58.89%) Azure
10 53 (58.89%) RESTful
11 52 (57.78%) NoSQL
11 52 (57.78%) Maven
11 52 (57.78%) Software Engineering
12 51 (56.67%) JUnit
13 50 (55.56%) Oracle
14 31 (34.44%) Web Services
15 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
16 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
17 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
18 17 (18.89%) AngularJS
19 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
20 15 (16.67%) Kubernetes
20 15 (16.67%) Docker
21 14 (15.56%) Scala
22 13 (14.44%) TDD
23 12 (13.33%) .NET
24 11 (12.22%) MVC

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 2 (2.22%) nginx
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
2 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 61 (67.78%) AWS
2 53 (58.89%) Azure
3 8 (8.89%) SaaS
4 5 (5.56%) Azure Service Fabric
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.22%) Azure Stack
5 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.22%) GCP
5 2 (2.22%) npm
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.11%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.11%) Serverless
6 1 (1.11%) SonarCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (57.78%) NoSQL
2 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.00%) MySQL
4 8 (8.89%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 52 (57.78%) Maven
3 51 (56.67%) JUnit
4 18 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.33%) Postman
6 2 (2.22%) GitLab
6 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.11%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (5.56%) Public Sector
2 4 (4.44%) Social Skills
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Law
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 47 (52.22%) Developer
2 34 (37.78%) Software Engineer
3 30 (33.33%) Java Engineer
3 30 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 24 (26.67%) Java Developer
5 23 (25.56%) Senior Developer
6 19 (21.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (15.56%) Scala Engineer
7 14 (15.56%) Scala Software Engineer
8 12 (13.33%) Software Developer
9 11 (12.22%) Java Scala Software Engineer
10 9 (10.00%) PHP Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Azure Developer
11 5 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (4.44%) .NET Developer
13 3 (3.33%) Architect
13 3 (3.33%) C# Developer
13 3 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
13 3 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (62.22%) Spring Boot
2 55 (61.11%) Spring
3 53 (58.89%) RESTful
4 31 (34.44%) Web Services
5 17 (18.89%) AngularJS
6 12 (13.33%) .NET
7 11 (12.22%) .NET Core
7 11 (12.22%) React
8 10 (11.11%) CSS
8 10 (11.11%) HTML
8 10 (11.11%) Node.js
9 8 (8.89%) REST
9 8 (8.89%) Symfony
10 7 (7.78%) CSS3
10 7 (7.78%) HTML5
10 7 (7.78%) jQuery
10 7 (7.78%) Kafka
11 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (3.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.11%) NHS
3 1 (1.11%) Social Media
3 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (68.89%) Linux
2 2 (2.22%) Android
2 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (74.44%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (71.11%) DevOps
3 58 (64.44%) OOP
4 54 (60.00%) OO
5 52 (57.78%) Software Engineering
6 13 (14.44%) TDD
7 11 (12.22%) MVC
8 7 (7.78%) Front End Development
8 7 (7.78%) Product Backlog
8 7 (7.78%) User Stories
9 5 (5.56%) Scrum
9 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.44%) BDD
10 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure as Code
11 3 (3.33%) Kanban
11 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.22%) Business Transformation
12 2 (2.22%) Domain-Driven Design
12 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (65.56%) Java
1 59 (65.56%) SQL
2 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.56%) Scala
4 11 (12.22%) PHP
5 9 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 7 (7.78%) Go
7 6 (6.67%) C#
8 3 (3.33%) Python
9 2 (2.22%) Dart
9 2 (2.22%) Java 8
9 2 (2.22%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.33%) Terraform
3 2 (2.22%) Istio
4 1 (1.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 50 (55.56%) Oracle
2 29 (32.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) Zend
4 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.11%) Google
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
4 1 (1.11%) Pega