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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > North of England
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +32
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1,090 861 573
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.95% 5.90% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 6.30% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 584 609 522
10th Percentile £40,375 £32,500 £36,025
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -7.14%

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 17,468 13,656 8,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 95.38% 93.66% 92.89%
Number of salaries quoted 10,879 10,393 6,964
10th Percentile £30,363 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,460
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £74,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
North West +4 735 £60,000 +18.33% 94
Yorkshire +9 311 £62,500 +4.17% 39
North East -50 44 £52,500 +5.00% 22
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 619 (56.79%) Agile
2 524 (48.07%) Azure
3 508 (46.61%) Software Engineering
4 468 (42.94%) DevOps
5 406 (37.25%) AWS
6 402 (36.88%) .NET
7 369 (33.85%) React
8 364 (33.39%) Kubernetes
9 350 (32.11%) Java
10 347 (31.83%) CI/CD
11 316 (28.99%) C#
12 313 (28.72%) JavaScript
13 293 (26.88%) Docker
14 264 (24.22%) TDD
15 261 (23.94%) Scrum
16 238 (21.83%) Problem-Solving
17 226 (20.73%) SQL
18 225 (20.64%) Microsoft
18 225 (20.64%) Social Skills
19 217 (19.91%) Spring
20 216 (19.82%) RESTful
21 207 (18.99%) Serverless
22 206 (18.90%) Full Stack Development
22 206 (18.90%) AngularJS
23 190 (17.43%) CSS
24 188 (17.25%) Node.js
24 188 (17.25%) Git (software)
24 188 (17.25%) Jenkins
25 176 (16.15%) SDLC
26 172 (15.78%) Test Automation

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 77 (7.06%) Umbraco
2 43 (3.94%) Confluence
3 21 (1.93%) CMS
4 12 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.01%) Sitefinity
6 6 (0.55%) JBoss
7 5 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.37%) Apache
8 4 (0.37%) IIS
9 3 (0.28%) CICS
9 3 (0.28%) nginx
9 3 (0.28%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.18%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.092%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.092%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.092%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.092%) OpenZeppelin
11 1 (0.092%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Adobe Premiere
2 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.092%) Magento
2 1 (0.092%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 524 (48.07%) Azure
2 406 (37.25%) AWS
3 207 (18.99%) Serverless
4 154 (14.13%) GCP
5 108 (9.91%) AWS Lambda
6 103 (9.45%) Azure DevOps
7 84 (7.71%) SaaS
8 61 (5.60%) Amazon SQS
9 52 (4.77%) Amazon S3
9 52 (4.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 46 (4.22%) PaaS
11 42 (3.85%) GitHub
12 38 (3.49%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 35 (3.21%) Azure Functions
13 35 (3.21%) Azure Service Bus
14 32 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
15 29 (2.66%) npm
16 28 (2.57%) Amazon Kinesis
17 25 (2.29%) Azure Logic Apps
17 25 (2.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.58%) HTTP
2 30 (2.75%) Internet
3 22 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.83%) DNS
5 16 (1.47%) AMQP
6 11 (1.01%) FTP
7 10 (0.92%) DHCP
7 10 (0.92%) IPsec
8 6 (0.55%) Broadband
9 4 (0.37%) 5G
9 4 (0.37%) Firewall
10 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.18%) LAN
11 2 (0.18%) Network Security
11 2 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (0.18%) WAN
12 1 (0.092%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.092%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (14.68%) NoSQL
2 155 (14.22%) SQL Server
3 139 (12.75%) MySQL
4 111 (10.18%) Relational Database
5 83 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
6 70 (6.42%) Data Lake
7 68 (6.24%) MongoDB
8 45 (4.13%) DynamoDB
9 40 (3.67%) Big Data
10 31 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
11 26 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (2.29%) Amazon Athena
12 25 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (2.29%) Metadata
13 21 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
14 20 (1.83%) Redis
15 16 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.92%) Flink
16 10 (0.92%) Neo4j
17 6 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 188 (17.25%) Git (software)
1 188 (17.25%) Jenkins
2 62 (5.69%) JIRA
3 50 (4.59%) GitLab
4 43 (3.94%) TeamCity
5 40 (3.67%) Maven
5 40 (3.67%) Travis CI
6 36 (3.30%) Selenium
7 34 (3.12%) Postman
8 29 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 26 (2.39%) Cypress.io
9 26 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (2.20%) IBM UrbanCode
11 22 (2.02%) Bitbucket
11 22 (2.02%) SonarQube
12 21 (1.93%) Visual Studio
13 19 (1.74%) Gradle
14 16 (1.47%) Spinnaker
15 14 (1.28%) Storybook
16 13 (1.19%) Ant
General
1 225 (20.64%) Social Skills
2 146 (13.39%) Finance
3 111 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (8.53%) Automotive
5 76 (6.97%) Banking
6 51 (4.68%) Public Sector
7 47 (4.31%) Games
8 46 (4.22%) Retail
9 35 (3.21%) Publishing
10 28 (2.57%) Manufacturing
11 22 (2.02%) Investment Banking
12 15 (1.38%) Marketing
13 12 (1.10%) Legal
14 10 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 9 (0.83%) Law
15 9 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
16 4 (0.37%) Local Government
16 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 445 (40.83%) Developer
2 238 (21.83%) Software Engineer
3 169 (15.50%) Architect
4 128 (11.74%) Java Developer
5 115 (10.55%) Solutions Architect
6 108 (9.91%) Senior Developer
7 93 (8.53%) .NET Developer
7 93 (8.53%) Full Stack Developer
8 88 (8.07%) Software Developer
9 57 (5.23%) DevOps Engineer
10 56 (5.14%) Senior Software Engineer
11 50 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 46 (4.22%) Senior Software Developer
13 43 (3.94%) C# Developer
14 37 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
15 35 (3.21%) Principal Architect
15 35 (3.21%) Principal Solutions Architect
15 35 (3.21%) Senior .NET Software Developer
16 33 (3.03%) Java Engineer
17 32 (2.94%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (36.88%) .NET
2 369 (33.85%) React
3 217 (19.91%) Spring
4 216 (19.82%) RESTful
5 206 (18.90%) AngularJS
6 190 (17.43%) CSS
7 188 (17.25%) Node.js
8 162 (14.86%) .NET Core
9 161 (14.77%) HTML
10 148 (13.58%) Spring Boot
11 137 (12.57%) REST
12 117 (10.73%) Kafka
13 100 (9.17%) .NET Framework
14 73 (6.70%) Sass
15 66 (6.06%) Semantic HTML
16 58 (5.32%) GraphQL
16 58 (5.32%) Vue.js
17 55 (5.05%) ASP.NET
17 55 (5.05%) Web Services
18 50 (4.59%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 146 (13.39%) Cloud Native
2 53 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
3 49 (4.50%) User Experience
4 45 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (4.13%) IoT
5 43 (3.94%) Data Centre
6 34 (3.12%) Data Structures
7 32 (2.94%) Tandem
8 31 (2.84%) Algorithms
9 29 (2.66%) Mobile App
10 26 (2.39%) Life Science
11 25 (2.29%) Virtual Team
12 23 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
14 21 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
15 20 (1.83%) PlayStation
16 19 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
17 18 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
18 16 (1.47%) NHS
19 15 (1.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 120 (11.01%) Linux
2 69 (6.33%) Unix
3 32 (2.94%) Windows
4 24 (2.20%) Mesosphere
5 7 (0.64%) Android
6 6 (0.55%) Kali Linux
7 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (56.79%) Agile
2 508 (46.61%) Software Engineering
3 468 (42.94%) DevOps
4 347 (31.83%) CI/CD
5 264 (24.22%) TDD
6 261 (23.94%) Scrum
7 238 (21.83%) Problem-Solving
8 206 (18.90%) Full Stack Development
9 176 (16.15%) SDLC
10 172 (15.78%) Test Automation
11 169 (15.50%) Event-Driven
12 162 (14.86%) Mentoring
13 148 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
14 134 (12.29%) SOA
15 127 (11.65%) Coaching
16 119 (10.92%) OO
17 117 (10.73%) BDD
17 117 (10.73%) MVC
18 102 (9.36%) Artificial Intelligence
19 92 (8.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 350 (32.11%) Java
2 316 (28.99%) C#
3 313 (28.72%) JavaScript
4 226 (20.73%) SQL
5 159 (14.59%) TypeScript
6 141 (12.94%) Python
7 115 (10.55%) Go
8 57 (5.23%) ES6
9 52 (4.77%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.94%) C++
11 30 (2.75%) Ruby
12 26 (2.39%) PHP
13 24 (2.20%) Kotlin
14 23 (2.11%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.93%) Scala
16 18 (1.65%) Bash
17 11 (1.01%) Perl
18 10 (0.92%) ES7
18 10 (0.92%) ES8
19 9 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (5.87%) Degree
2 51 (4.68%) SC Cleared
2 51 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (2.02%) CISSP
5 17 (1.56%) CSSLP
6 8 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.46%) OSCP
8 4 (0.37%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.28%) ISEB
9 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.18%) CCNA
10 2 (0.18%) CCNP
10 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.092%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.092%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.66%) QA
2 22 (2.02%) NIST
3 9 (0.83%) Accessibility
4 7 (0.64%) GDPR
4 7 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.18%) WCAG
8 1 (0.092%) SLA
System Software
1 293 (26.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.092%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.092%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 364 (33.39%) Kubernetes
2 138 (12.66%) Terraform
3 48 (4.40%) Puppet
4 46 (4.22%) Ansible
5 40 (3.67%) Consul
5 40 (3.67%) Grafana
5 40 (3.67%) Prometheus
6 31 (2.84%) Istio
7 28 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
8 24 (2.20%) Automic
9 19 (1.74%) Kibana
10 16 (1.47%) Nagios
10 16 (1.47%) Sysdig
11 14 (1.28%) logstash
12 5 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.28%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.28%) Rancher
14 2 (0.18%) MIIS
15 1 (0.092%) Packer
Vendors
1 225 (20.64%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.42%) Oracle
3 66 (6.06%) Google
4 36 (3.30%) Hitachi
5 24 (2.20%) Splunk
6 20 (1.83%) Sony
7 15 (1.38%) New Relic
8 9 (0.83%) Databricks
9 7 (0.64%) Ab Initio
9 7 (0.64%) Informatica
10 5 (0.46%) Virgin Media
10 5 (0.46%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.37%) SAP
11 4 (0.37%) Sun
12 3 (0.28%) Facebook
12 3 (0.28%) HP
12 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.28%) Twitter
13 2 (0.18%) F5
13 2 (0.18%) Verint