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

Microservices
England > North of England
6 months to
6 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 37 72
Rank change year-on-year -20 +35 +79
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 488 941 792
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 4.45% 5.93% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 6.48% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 594 937 681
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +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 10,220 14,523 17,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 93.16% 91.58% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8,351 11,752 14,269
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -9 305 £50,000 -1.96% 120
Yorkshire -56 118 £55,000 +10.00% 48
North East +28 65 £55,000 +10.00% 36
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 275 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (41.80%) JavaScript
3 177 (36.27%) .NET
4 174 (35.66%) Java
5 165 (33.81%) Software Engineering
6 158 (32.38%) DevOps
7 154 (31.56%) Azure
7 154 (31.56%) AWS
7 154 (31.56%) C#
8 131 (26.84%) TDD
9 125 (25.61%) SQL
10 119 (24.39%) Node.js
11 113 (23.16%) SQL Server
12 110 (22.54%) Docker
13 102 (20.90%) AngularJS
14 101 (20.70%) MVC
15 99 (20.29%) React
15 99 (20.29%) .NET Core
16 91 (18.65%) RESTful
17 78 (15.98%) NoSQL
17 78 (15.98%) HTML
17 78 (15.98%) CSS
17 78 (15.98%) Spring
18 77 (15.78%) Kubernetes
19 73 (14.96%) OOP
20 72 (14.75%) Linux
21 71 (14.55%) Jenkins
22 70 (14.34%) Microsoft
23 69 (14.14%) Git (software)
24 67 (13.73%) Spring Boot

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 23 (4.71%) CMS
2 15 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (1.23%) Apache Solr
4 6 (1.23%) Headless CMS
4 6 (1.23%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.02%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.02%) Confluence
6 4 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.41%) Apache
8 2 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.20%) Mendix
9 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Shopify
2 1 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 154 (31.56%) AWS
1 154 (31.56%) Azure
2 65 (13.32%) Serverless
3 36 (7.38%) SaaS
4 32 (6.56%) GCP
5 22 (4.51%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (3.07%) GitHub
7 14 (2.87%) PaaS
8 13 (2.66%) IaaS
9 11 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.64%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.23%) Algolia
11 6 (1.23%) NuGet
11 6 (1.23%) Slack
12 5 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (0.82%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (0.61%) Apigee
14 3 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (0.61%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.41%) Firewall
1 2 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.20%) DNS
2 1 (0.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.20%) SAN
2 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (23.16%) SQL Server
2 78 (15.98%) NoSQL
3 58 (11.89%) MySQL
4 38 (7.79%) MongoDB
5 31 (6.35%) Relational Database
6 29 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (1.84%) Big Data
9 6 (1.23%) Endeca
9 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.61%) DB2
12 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
13 2 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 71 (14.55%) Jenkins
2 69 (14.14%) Git (software)
3 51 (10.45%) Maven
4 35 (7.17%) JUnit
5 30 (6.15%) Selenium
6 20 (4.10%) Visual Studio
7 15 (3.07%) TeamCity
8 14 (2.87%) GitLab
8 14 (2.87%) JMeter
8 14 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (2.66%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.66%) MSTest
9 13 (2.66%) Protractor
10 12 (2.46%) git-flow
11 11 (2.25%) SpecFlow
12 10 (2.05%) JIRA
12 10 (2.05%) SonarQube
13 9 (1.84%) Gradle
13 9 (1.84%) Jasmine
13 9 (1.84%) Katalon Studio
General
1 57 (11.68%) Finance
2 18 (3.69%) Law
3 12 (2.46%) Banking
4 11 (2.25%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.05%) Retail
6 9 (1.84%) Games
7 6 (1.23%) Marketing
7 6 (1.23%) Publishing
8 3 (0.61%) Legal
9 2 (0.41%) Billing
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 268 (54.92%) Developer
2 100 (20.49%) Software Engineer
3 75 (15.37%) Software Developer
4 71 (14.55%) .NET Developer
5 70 (14.34%) Senior Developer
6 69 (14.14%) Java Engineer
7 60 (12.30%) Java Software Engineer
8 55 (11.27%) Java Developer
9 38 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
10 34 (6.97%) Architect
11 31 (6.35%) PHP Developer
12 29 (5.94%) C# Developer
13 23 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
14 22 (4.51%) Full Stack Developer
14 22 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
14 22 (4.51%) Senior Software Engineer
15 20 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
16 19 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
17 18 (3.69%) Senior Software Developer
18 14 (2.87%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (36.27%) .NET
2 119 (24.39%) Node.js
3 102 (20.90%) AngularJS
4 99 (20.29%) .NET Core
4 99 (20.29%) React
5 91 (18.65%) RESTful
6 78 (15.98%) CSS
6 78 (15.98%) HTML
6 78 (15.98%) Spring
7 67 (13.73%) Spring Boot
8 63 (12.91%) jQuery
9 56 (11.48%) REST
10 55 (11.27%) .NET Framework
11 51 (10.45%) Web Services
12 48 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (8.20%) ASP.NET
13 40 (8.20%) Kafka
14 30 (6.15%) Symfony
15 29 (5.94%) HTML5
16 23 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (5.53%) User Experience
3 22 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.51%) Cloud Native
4 21 (4.30%) Public Cloud
5 15 (3.07%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.82%) NHS
10 4 (0.82%) Social Media
11 2 (0.41%) Blog
11 2 (0.41%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.41%) Smart City
12 1 (0.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.20%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.20%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 72 (14.75%) Linux
2 7 (1.43%) Android
2 7 (1.43%) Windows
3 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.82%) CentOS
5 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.41%) Fedora
6 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (33.81%) Software Engineering
3 158 (32.38%) DevOps
4 131 (26.84%) TDD
5 101 (20.70%) MVC
6 73 (14.96%) OOP
7 63 (12.91%) OO
7 63 (12.91%) Test Automation
8 60 (12.30%) Scrum
9 46 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 43 (8.81%) Open Source
10 43 (8.81%) SOLID
11 42 (8.61%) BDD
12 36 (7.38%) Front End Development
13 35 (7.17%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (5.74%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (5.53%) Unit Testing
16 22 (4.51%) SDLC
17 21 (4.30%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 204 (41.80%) JavaScript
2 174 (35.66%) Java
3 154 (31.56%) C#
4 125 (25.61%) SQL
5 56 (11.48%) TypeScript
6 50 (10.25%) Go
7 39 (7.99%) Python
8 36 (7.38%) PHP
9 23 (4.71%) Java 8
10 22 (4.51%) ES6
11 16 (3.28%) C++
12 15 (3.07%) C
13 13 (2.66%) Scala
14 9 (1.84%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.02%) Kotlin
17 4 (0.82%) COBOL
17 4 (0.82%) Haskell
17 4 (0.82%) R
17 4 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (4.71%) Degree
2 7 (1.43%) AWS Certification
2 7 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.82%) OCP
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) MCAD
5 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 110 (22.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 77 (15.78%) Kubernetes
2 32 (6.56%) Puppet
3 25 (5.12%) Terraform
4 20 (4.10%) Ansible
5 6 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.61%) Grafana
7 2 (0.41%) Graphite
7 2 (0.41%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.20%) Consul
8 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.20%) Kibana
8 1 (0.20%) Packer
8 1 (0.20%) Rancher
8 1 (0.20%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 70 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 50 (10.25%) Oracle
3 29 (5.94%) Zend
4 18 (3.69%) Google
5 13 (2.66%) Xamarin
6 10 (2.05%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.02%) Apple
8 3 (0.61%) IBM
8 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.41%) OutSystems
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe
10 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.20%) BiZZdesign
10 1 (0.20%) Citrix
10 1 (0.20%) Pega
10 1 (0.20%) Progress
10 1 (0.20%) SAP
10 1 (0.20%) Sparx
10 1 (0.20%) Twitter
10 1 (0.20%) VMware