Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 38 68
Rank change year-on-year -15 +30 +38
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 661 648 830
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 4.86% 5.81% 4.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 6.31% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 541 589 641
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,087
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £73,750
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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,672 10,263 17,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 93.25% 92.04% 92.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9,675 8,399 13,689
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the North of England

Microservices
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Microservices in the North of England

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the North of England

Microservices
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the North of England region over the 6 months to 14 June 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
North West -12 386 £50,000 - 151
Yorkshire -55 161 £55,000 +10.00% 54
North East +54 116 £50,000 +5.26% 29
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 364 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (42.21%) Azure
3 269 (40.70%) DevOps
4 258 (39.03%) JavaScript
5 243 (36.76%) Java
6 237 (35.85%) AWS
7 209 (31.62%) Software Engineering
8 207 (31.32%) SQL
9 203 (30.71%) .NET
10 184 (27.84%) Docker
11 170 (25.72%) Linux
12 161 (24.36%) C#
13 157 (23.75%) SQL Server
14 155 (23.45%) OOP
15 152 (23.00%) React
16 146 (22.09%) AngularJS
17 144 (21.79%) TDD
18 141 (21.33%) Node.js
19 139 (21.03%) Jenkins
20 137 (20.73%) RESTful
21 136 (20.57%) Microsoft
22 135 (20.42%) MVC
23 131 (19.82%) Git (software)
24 127 (19.21%) OO
24 127 (19.21%) Kubernetes
25 126 (19.06%) Spring
26 122 (18.46%) .NET Core
27 116 (17.55%) Spring Boot
28 111 (16.79%) NoSQL
29 108 (16.34%) Social Skills

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 44 (6.66%) CMS
2 25 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (2.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 17 (2.57%) Apache
4 17 (2.57%) Confluence
5 9 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.36%) nginx
5 9 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.21%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.06%) IIS
8 6 (0.91%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.61%) SAS
10 2 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.15%) Camunda
11 1 (0.15%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 279 (42.21%) Azure
2 237 (35.85%) AWS
3 72 (10.89%) Serverless
4 45 (6.81%) GCP
5 39 (5.90%) SaaS
6 34 (5.14%) Azure Service Fabric
7 33 (4.99%) GitHub
8 29 (4.39%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (3.78%) Azure Service Bus
10 23 (3.48%) PaaS
11 21 (3.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 16 (2.42%) Amazon EKS
12 16 (2.42%) Amazon S3
13 14 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (1.97%) npm
14 13 (1.97%) OpenShift
15 12 (1.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 12 (1.82%) IaaS
16 11 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
17 10 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.63%) Internet
2 9 (1.36%) Firewall
3 4 (0.61%) Broadband
3 4 (0.61%) DNS
4 3 (0.45%) SAN
4 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.30%) AMQP
6 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 111 (16.79%) NoSQL
3 101 (15.28%) MySQL
4 72 (10.89%) MongoDB
5 36 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.39%) Big Data
7 19 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (2.42%) Redis
9 13 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (1.51%) Hadoop
12 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.21%) InterSystems Cache
13 8 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.06%) Power BI
15 6 (0.91%) Amazon Aurora
15 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 139 (21.03%) Jenkins
2 131 (19.82%) Git (software)
3 84 (12.71%) Maven
4 71 (10.74%) JUnit
5 30 (4.54%) JIRA
6 22 (3.33%) Selenium
7 20 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 19 (2.87%) Visual Studio
9 18 (2.72%) JMeter
10 14 (2.12%) GitLab
10 14 (2.12%) MSTest
11 13 (1.97%) SonarQube
12 12 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.66%) Postman
14 10 (1.51%) webpack
15 9 (1.36%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.36%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.36%) gulp
16 8 (1.21%) Jasmine
16 8 (1.21%) Mocha
General
1 108 (16.34%) Social Skills
2 56 (8.47%) Finance
3 37 (5.60%) Retail
4 36 (5.45%) Games
5 31 (4.69%) Legal
6 27 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (3.63%) Banking
8 18 (2.72%) Public Sector
9 17 (2.57%) Law
10 14 (2.12%) Influencing Skills
11 13 (1.97%) Marketing
12 11 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (1.36%) Presentation Skills
14 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
15 5 (0.76%) Billing
15 5 (0.76%) Publishing
16 4 (0.61%) Automotive
17 3 (0.45%) Electronics
18 2 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 310 (46.90%) Developer
2 119 (18.00%) Software Engineer
3 114 (17.25%) Software Developer
4 104 (15.73%) Senior Developer
5 80 (12.10%) .NET Developer
6 79 (11.95%) Architect
7 77 (11.65%) Java Engineer
8 72 (10.89%) Java Software Engineer
9 59 (8.93%) Java Developer
9 59 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
10 58 (8.77%) PHP Developer
11 43 (6.51%) Solutions Architect
12 38 (5.75%) Senior Software Developer
13 35 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
14 34 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 32 (4.84%) C# Developer
16 26 (3.93%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 24 (3.63%) Senior PHP Developer
18 21 (3.18%) .NET Software Developer
18 21 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (30.71%) .NET
2 152 (23.00%) React
3 146 (22.09%) AngularJS
4 141 (21.33%) Node.js
5 137 (20.73%) RESTful
6 126 (19.06%) Spring
7 122 (18.46%) .NET Core
8 116 (17.55%) Spring Boot
9 103 (15.58%) REST
10 92 (13.92%) Kafka
11 90 (13.62%) jQuery
12 83 (12.56%) CSS
12 83 (12.56%) Web Services
13 80 (12.10%) HTML
14 66 (9.98%) .NET Framework
15 60 (9.08%) ASP.NET Web API
16 55 (8.32%) ASP.NET
16 55 (8.32%) Symfony
17 41 (6.20%) HTML5
18 40 (6.05%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.50%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (4.54%) Public Cloud
3 26 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.63%) Cloud Native
5 14 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.97%) User Experience
7 12 (1.82%) Cyberattack
7 12 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (1.66%) Online Gambling
9 10 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.21%) Social Media
11 7 (1.06%) iPad
12 5 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.76%) NHS
13 4 (0.61%) Life Science
13 4 (0.61%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.61%) Online Banking
13 4 (0.61%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
14 3 (0.45%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 170 (25.72%) Linux
2 14 (2.12%) Unix
3 11 (1.66%) CentOS
3 11 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (1.51%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.36%) Android
6 6 (0.91%) Windows
7 1 (0.15%) VMS
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (40.70%) DevOps
3 209 (31.62%) Software Engineering
4 155 (23.45%) OOP
5 144 (21.79%) TDD
6 135 (20.42%) MVC
7 127 (19.21%) OO
8 101 (15.28%) Scrum
9 74 (11.20%) Test Automation
10 64 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 64 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 60 (9.08%) BDD
12 56 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (8.02%) Open Source
14 44 (6.66%) Machine Learning
15 42 (6.35%) Fintech
16 41 (6.20%) SOLID
17 37 (5.60%) Kanban
18 35 (5.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 258 (39.03%) JavaScript
2 243 (36.76%) Java
3 207 (31.32%) SQL
4 161 (24.36%) C#
5 74 (11.20%) TypeScript
6 70 (10.59%) Go
7 68 (10.29%) PHP
8 38 (5.75%) Python
9 25 (3.78%) C++
10 23 (3.48%) ES6
10 23 (3.48%) Scala
11 22 (3.33%) C
12 21 (3.18%) Java 8
13 19 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.51%) Kotlin
15 6 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.76%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (3.33%) Degree
2 20 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 20 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.91%) OCP
3 6 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.61%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.30%) RHCE
6 2 (0.30%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.15%) MCAD
7 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.03%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.15%) GRC
System Software
1 184 (27.84%) Docker
2 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) Ceph
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 127 (19.21%) Kubernetes
2 29 (4.39%) Terraform
3 17 (2.57%) Grafana
4 16 (2.42%) Ansible
5 12 (1.82%) Graphite
5 12 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.51%) Kibana
7 9 (1.36%) ZABBIX
8 8 (1.21%) logstash
9 7 (1.06%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.91%) Istio
10 6 (0.91%) Puppet
10 6 (0.91%) Rancher
11 4 (0.61%) Rsyslog
11 4 (0.61%) Salt
12 2 (0.30%) Consul
12 2 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.30%) Packer
12 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 136 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 102 (15.43%) Oracle
3 53 (8.02%) Zend
4 35 (5.30%) Google
5 19 (2.87%) Sitecore
6 13 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 12 (1.82%) IBM
8 10 (1.51%) Sun
9 7 (1.06%) Pega
10 6 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.76%) Splunk
11 5 (0.76%) VMware
12 4 (0.61%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.61%) Alteryx
12 4 (0.61%) Apple
12 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.61%) SAP
12 4 (0.61%) SnapLogic
12 4 (0.61%) Teradata
12 4 (0.61%) Xamarin