Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 33 63 86
Rank change year-on-year +30 +23 +133
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 482 888 764
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 6.66% 4.64% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.17% 5.00% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 521 768 653
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%

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 6,719 17,763 20,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.88% 92.77% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,717 13,710 16,572
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 2020. 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 +23 309 £57,500 +9.52% 132
Yorkshire +52 151 £50,000 - 43
North East +3 22 £47,500 -20.24% 25
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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.

1 295 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (50.83%) DevOps
3 185 (38.38%) .NET
4 176 (36.51%) C#
5 168 (34.85%) Software Engineering
6 159 (32.99%) Azure
6 159 (32.99%) AWS
7 145 (30.08%) JavaScript
8 132 (27.39%) Java
9 129 (26.76%) Docker
10 128 (26.56%) TDD
11 120 (24.90%) SQL
12 111 (23.03%) React
13 96 (19.92%) Kubernetes
14 92 (19.09%) Node.js
15 89 (18.46%) NoSQL
16 88 (18.26%) .NET Core
17 87 (18.05%) AngularJS
18 75 (15.56%) SQL Server
19 71 (14.73%) Test Automation
20 70 (14.52%) Python
21 69 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
21 69 (14.32%) Open Source
22 68 (14.11%) Scrum
23 66 (13.69%) HTML
23 66 (13.69%) Jenkins
24 64 (13.28%) RESTful
24 64 (13.28%) Git (software)
25 62 (12.86%) MVC
25 62 (12.86%) Terraform

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 18 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (2.49%) Confluence
3 10 (2.07%) nginx
4 9 (1.87%) Apache
5 6 (1.24%) CMS
6 4 (0.83%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.41%) Mule
7 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (2.90%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 159 (32.99%) AWS
1 159 (32.99%) Azure
2 45 (9.34%) Serverless
3 44 (9.13%) GitHub
4 43 (8.92%) GCP
5 29 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (4.56%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (3.94%) SaaS
8 9 (1.87%) Slack
8 9 (1.87%) Yarn
9 8 (1.66%) IaaS
9 8 (1.66%) npm
9 8 (1.66%) PaaS
10 7 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (1.24%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.62%) Apigee
13 3 (0.62%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.24%) AMQP
1 6 (1.24%) Internet
2 5 (1.04%) HTTP
3 4 (0.83%) Network Security
4 3 (0.62%) SSL
4 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (18.46%) NoSQL
2 75 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.43%) MySQL
4 30 (6.22%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 16 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.90%) Big Data
9 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (1.66%) Redis
12 7 (1.45%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.62%) Apache Accumulo
15 3 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.62%) HBase
15 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (13.69%) Jenkins
2 64 (13.28%) Git (software)
3 34 (7.05%) Maven
4 31 (6.43%) JIRA
5 26 (5.39%) JUnit
6 24 (4.98%) Selenium
6 24 (4.98%) SpecFlow
7 23 (4.77%) GitLab
8 19 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (3.32%) NUnit
10 12 (2.49%) Protractor
11 11 (2.28%) Bitbucket
12 10 (2.07%) TeamCity
12 10 (2.07%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.87%) Spinnaker
14 8 (1.66%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.45%) webpack
16 5 (1.04%) GoCD
16 5 (1.04%) Postman
General
1 58 (12.03%) Finance
2 31 (6.43%) Public Sector
3 23 (4.77%) Marketing
4 16 (3.32%) Retail
5 10 (2.07%) Electronics
5 10 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.66%) Law
7 7 (1.45%) Games
8 6 (1.24%) Banking
9 4 (0.83%) Publishing
10 3 (0.62%) Local Government
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 226 (46.89%) Developer
2 97 (20.12%) Software Engineer
3 69 (14.32%) Senior Developer
4 49 (10.17%) .NET Developer
5 46 (9.54%) Java Engineer
6 42 (8.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 41 (8.51%) Architect
8 38 (7.88%) Java Developer
8 38 (7.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 36 (7.47%) Senior Software Engineer
10 33 (6.85%) Full Stack Developer
11 29 (6.02%) Software Developer
11 29 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (5.39%) PHP Developer
13 23 (4.77%) Angular Developer
14 22 (4.56%) C# Developer
15 20 (4.15%) AWS Engineer
15 20 (4.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 19 (3.94%) Platform Engineer
17 18 (3.73%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (38.38%) .NET
2 111 (23.03%) React
3 92 (19.09%) Node.js
4 88 (18.26%) .NET Core
5 87 (18.05%) AngularJS
6 66 (13.69%) HTML
7 64 (13.28%) RESTful
8 58 (12.03%) Spring
9 55 (11.41%) CSS
10 50 (10.37%) ASP.NET
11 39 (8.09%) REST
11 39 (8.09%) Spring Boot
12 37 (7.68%) .NET Framework
13 34 (7.05%) HTML5
14 30 (6.22%) Kafka
15 28 (5.81%) Vue.js
16 26 (5.39%) CSS3
17 25 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (5.19%) Redux
18 24 (4.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.68%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (6.64%) Mobile App
3 30 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (5.81%) User Experience
5 22 (4.56%) Cloud Native
6 10 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.07%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.66%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.45%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.83%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.62%) EPoS
11 3 (0.62%) IVR
11 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.41%) CCTV
12 2 (0.41%) iPhone
12 2 (0.41%) NHS
12 2 (0.41%) PKI
12 2 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.51%) Linux
2 20 (4.15%) CentOS
3 17 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.45%) Android
5 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.62%) Windows
7 2 (0.41%) Unix
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (50.83%) DevOps
3 168 (34.85%) Software Engineering
4 128 (26.56%) TDD
5 71 (14.73%) Test Automation
6 69 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (14.32%) Open Source
7 68 (14.11%) Scrum
8 62 (12.86%) MVC
9 49 (10.17%) BDD
10 45 (9.34%) E-Commerce
11 42 (8.71%) OO
12 35 (7.26%) Mentoring
13 32 (6.64%) OOP
14 31 (6.43%) Web Development
15 30 (6.22%) Front End Development
15 30 (6.22%) SOLID
16 28 (5.81%) Unit Testing
17 26 (5.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 176 (36.51%) C#
2 145 (30.08%) JavaScript
3 132 (27.39%) Java
4 120 (24.90%) SQL
5 70 (14.52%) Python
6 46 (9.54%) TypeScript
7 45 (9.34%) Go
8 35 (7.26%) PHP
9 30 (6.22%) Java 8
10 24 (4.98%) Scala
11 23 (4.77%) Ruby
12 15 (3.11%) ES6
13 12 (2.49%) T-SQL
14 11 (2.28%) Kotlin
15 10 (2.07%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.66%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.04%) C++
18 4 (0.83%) R
18 4 (0.83%) VB
18 4 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (4.15%) Degree
2 16 (3.32%) AWS Certification
3 14 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.88%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) WCAG
3 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 129 (26.76%) Docker
2 3 (0.62%) zsh
3 2 (0.41%) vSphere
4 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 96 (19.92%) Kubernetes
2 62 (12.86%) Terraform
3 47 (9.75%) Puppet
4 31 (6.43%) Ansible
5 19 (3.94%) Grafana
5 19 (3.94%) Prometheus
6 17 (3.53%) Graphite
7 5 (1.04%) Packer
8 2 (0.41%) Consul
8 2 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.41%) Istio
8 2 (0.41%) linkerd
9 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (8.92%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.88%) Oracle
3 23 (4.77%) Google
4 14 (2.90%) SAP
5 9 (1.87%) Apple
6 8 (1.66%) Zend
7 5 (1.04%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.62%) Splunk
8 3 (0.62%) Veracode
9 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.41%) Progress
9 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.41%) VMware
9 2 (0.41%) webMethods
10 1 (0.21%) AlienVault
10 1 (0.21%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.21%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.21%) Informatica
10 1 (0.21%) Talend