Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > North of England
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 41 77
Rank change year-on-year +6 +36 +115
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 510 971 786
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 6.18% 5.47% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 5.91% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 596 907 667
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £34,375 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,500 £73,850 £77,200
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +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 7,639 16,420 19,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.56% 92.49% 91.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6,604 13,049 15,733
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +19 331 £55,000 +6.78% 119
Yorkshire -4 138 £53,750 +7.50% 36
North East +8 41 £49,500 -1.00% 20
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 319 (62.55%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (44.31%) DevOps
3 206 (40.39%) .NET
4 195 (38.24%) C#
5 188 (36.86%) JavaScript
6 172 (33.73%) Azure
7 170 (33.33%) AWS
8 168 (32.94%) Software Engineering
9 136 (26.67%) TDD
10 135 (26.47%) Java
11 128 (25.10%) Docker
12 124 (24.31%) SQL
13 110 (21.57%) SQL Server
14 109 (21.37%) React
15 107 (20.98%) Node.js
16 106 (20.78%) .NET Core
17 100 (19.61%) AngularJS
18 95 (18.63%) Kubernetes
19 89 (17.45%) NoSQL
20 86 (16.86%) HTML
21 83 (16.27%) Test Automation
21 83 (16.27%) RESTful
22 77 (15.10%) CSS
23 76 (14.90%) MVC
24 73 (14.31%) Scrum
25 70 (13.73%) Git (software)
26 61 (11.96%) Serverless
27 60 (11.76%) Python
28 58 (11.37%) Open Source
29 57 (11.18%) Continuous Integration

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 14 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (1.37%) nginx
3 6 (1.18%) CMS
3 6 (1.18%) Confluence
3 6 (1.18%) Headless CMS
3 6 (1.18%) Umbraco
4 5 (0.98%) Apache
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
8 1 (0.20%) Mendix
8 1 (0.20%) Mule
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 172 (33.73%) Azure
2 170 (33.33%) AWS
3 61 (11.96%) Serverless
4 56 (10.98%) GCP
5 33 (6.47%) GitHub
6 31 (6.08%) AWS Lambda
7 26 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (3.73%) SaaS
9 10 (1.96%) Amazon ECS
9 10 (1.96%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.76%) Yarn
11 8 (1.57%) IaaS
11 8 (1.57%) npm
11 8 (1.57%) Slack
12 7 (1.37%) PaaS
13 6 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.59%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.98%) HTTP
2 4 (0.78%) AMQP
2 4 (0.78%) Internet
3 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 89 (17.45%) NoSQL
3 45 (8.82%) MySQL
4 38 (7.45%) MongoDB
5 30 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 25 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.76%) Big Data
11 8 (1.57%) Redis
12 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
14 3 (0.59%) DB2
14 3 (0.59%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 70 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 54 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 36 (7.06%) Selenium
4 27 (5.29%) Maven
5 25 (4.90%) GitLab
6 24 (4.71%) SpecFlow
7 23 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (4.12%) JUnit
9 20 (3.92%) JIRA
10 18 (3.53%) Protractor
11 17 (3.33%) Visual Studio
12 16 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (2.75%) TeamCity
14 13 (2.55%) webpack
15 10 (1.96%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.96%) NUnit
15 10 (1.96%) Spinnaker
16 8 (1.57%) Cypress.io
17 6 (1.18%) Cucumber
17 6 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 56 (10.98%) Finance
2 23 (4.51%) Public Sector
3 18 (3.53%) Marketing
4 13 (2.55%) Retail
5 12 (2.35%) Law
6 8 (1.57%) Publishing
7 4 (0.78%) Games
8 3 (0.59%) Electronics
8 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 268 (52.55%) Developer
2 87 (17.06%) Software Engineer
3 79 (15.49%) Senior Developer
4 64 (12.55%) .NET Developer
5 54 (10.59%) Software Developer
6 50 (9.80%) Java Developer
7 48 (9.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 43 (8.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 43 (8.43%) Java Engineer
9 34 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
10 33 (6.47%) Architect
11 32 (6.27%) Senior Software Engineer
12 29 (5.69%) PHP Developer
13 26 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
13 26 (5.10%) C# Developer
14 24 (4.71%) Angular Developer
14 24 (4.71%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
16 19 (3.73%) Web Developer
17 18 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (40.39%) .NET
2 109 (21.37%) React
3 107 (20.98%) Node.js
4 106 (20.78%) .NET Core
5 100 (19.61%) AngularJS
6 86 (16.86%) HTML
7 83 (16.27%) RESTful
8 77 (15.10%) CSS
9 55 (10.78%) ASP.NET
10 54 (10.59%) .NET Framework
11 51 (10.00%) Spring
12 47 (9.22%) REST
13 38 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
14 36 (7.06%) jQuery
14 36 (7.06%) JSON
15 35 (6.86%) Spring Boot
16 31 (6.08%) HTML5
17 29 (5.69%) Vue.js
18 28 (5.49%) Web Services
18 28 (5.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (6.67%) User Experience
3 28 (5.49%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.73%) Cloud Native
5 15 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.57%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.78%) NHS
10 3 (0.59%) EPoS
10 3 (0.59%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.59%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.39%) Blog
11 2 (0.39%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.39%) Smart City
11 2 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.82%) Linux
2 18 (3.53%) CentOS
3 15 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.16%) Android
5 9 (1.76%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.39%) Windows
8 1 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (62.55%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (44.31%) DevOps
3 168 (32.94%) Software Engineering
4 136 (26.67%) TDD
5 83 (16.27%) Test Automation
6 76 (14.90%) MVC
7 73 (14.31%) Scrum
8 58 (11.37%) Open Source
9 57 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (10.00%) OO
11 49 (9.61%) Front End Development
12 47 (9.22%) E-Commerce
13 44 (8.63%) BDD
14 43 (8.43%) Mentoring
14 43 (8.43%) OOP
15 36 (7.06%) SOLID
16 34 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (6.27%) Web Development
18 27 (5.29%) Continuous Delivery
19 24 (4.71%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 195 (38.24%) C#
2 188 (36.86%) JavaScript
3 135 (26.47%) Java
4 124 (24.31%) SQL
5 60 (11.76%) Python
6 47 (9.22%) TypeScript
7 35 (6.86%) PHP
8 33 (6.47%) Go
9 26 (5.10%) Java 8
10 16 (3.14%) ES6
11 15 (2.94%) Ruby
12 13 (2.55%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.57%) Kotlin
13 8 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.37%) C++
15 6 (1.18%) R
16 3 (0.59%) Scala
16 3 (0.59%) VB
17 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (5.29%) Degree
2 16 (3.14%) AWS Certification
3 10 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.39%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (8.82%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) WCAG
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 128 (25.10%) Docker
2 3 (0.59%) zsh
Systems Management
1 95 (18.63%) Kubernetes
2 56 (10.98%) Puppet
3 55 (10.78%) Terraform
4 33 (6.47%) Ansible
5 16 (3.14%) Grafana
5 16 (3.14%) Prometheus
6 14 (2.75%) Graphite
7 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.39%) Packer
9 1 (0.20%) Consul
9 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.20%) Rancher
9 1 (0.20%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 52 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.67%) Oracle
3 19 (3.73%) Google
4 18 (3.53%) Zend
5 14 (2.75%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.37%) Apple
6 7 (1.37%) SAP
7 3 (0.59%) IBM
8 2 (0.39%) Progress
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.39%) Splunk
9 1 (0.20%) AlienVault
9 1 (0.20%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.20%) webMethods