Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > North of England
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 66 106
Rank change year-on-year +29 +40 +136
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 621 851 726
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 5.85% 4.33% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.35% 4.68% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 623 684 619
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,400 £74,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £69,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -5.80% +6.15% +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 9,780 18,171 22,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 92.18% 92.45% 92.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,971 13,898 18,651
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +24 382 £52,500 - 64
Yorkshire +57 223 £50,000 - 37
North East +1 16 £50,000 -19.03% 14
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 380 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (45.73%) DevOps
3 266 (42.83%) Java
4 224 (36.07%) AWS
5 223 (35.91%) Software Engineering
6 216 (34.78%) .NET
7 201 (32.37%) C#
8 192 (30.92%) TDD
9 188 (30.27%) Docker
10 182 (29.31%) JavaScript
11 179 (28.82%) Azure
12 169 (27.21%) SQL
13 145 (23.35%) Node.js
14 125 (20.13%) React
15 121 (19.48%) Spring
16 117 (18.84%) Kubernetes
16 117 (18.84%) Git (software)
17 115 (18.52%) AngularJS
18 107 (17.23%) BDD
19 106 (17.07%) .NET Core
20 101 (16.26%) Python
21 97 (15.62%) Spring Boot
22 95 (15.30%) Jenkins
23 94 (15.14%) NoSQL
24 90 (14.49%) Maven
25 86 (13.85%) Scrum
26 84 (13.53%) Test Automation
27 77 (12.40%) Finance
28 76 (12.24%) Open Source
29 75 (12.08%) Serverless

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 (3.70%) Confluence
2 21 (3.38%) Apache
3 17 (2.74%) nginx
4 9 (1.45%) CMS
4 9 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.97%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.81%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.64%) IIS
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.16%) Mule
9 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 224 (36.07%) AWS
2 179 (28.82%) Azure
3 75 (12.08%) Serverless
4 61 (9.82%) GitHub
5 37 (5.96%) SaaS
6 34 (5.48%) AWS Lambda
7 24 (3.86%) GCP
8 20 (3.22%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (3.22%) Amazon S3
9 18 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (1.93%) Cloudflare
11 9 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.97%) Slack
13 6 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.64%) Amazon Glacier
14 4 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.97%) Internet
2 5 (0.81%) AMQP
3 4 (0.64%) Network Security
4 3 (0.48%) HTTP
4 3 (0.48%) SSL
5 2 (0.32%) Firewall
5 2 (0.32%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (0.32%) Wireless
6 1 (0.16%) VLAN
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (15.14%) NoSQL
2 74 (11.92%) SQL Server
3 40 (6.44%) Relational Database
4 32 (5.15%) MySQL
5 28 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (4.19%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.58%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (1.45%) Big Data
10 8 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.29%) Data Lake
10 8 (1.29%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.29%) Redis
11 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.48%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 117 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 95 (15.30%) Jenkins
3 90 (14.49%) Maven
4 52 (8.37%) JUnit
5 39 (6.28%) JIRA
6 33 (5.31%) Selenium
7 31 (4.99%) Cucumber
8 28 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (4.35%) NUnit
10 25 (4.03%) Bitbucket
11 22 (3.54%) WebDriver
12 18 (2.90%) SpecFlow
12 18 (2.90%) Subversion
13 16 (2.58%) GitLab
13 16 (2.58%) SonarQube
14 15 (2.42%) Gradle
14 15 (2.42%) TestNG
15 12 (1.93%) Hudson
15 12 (1.93%) Mercurial
16 11 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 77 (12.40%) Finance
2 25 (4.03%) Public Sector
3 18 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.74%) Marketing
5 16 (2.58%) Banking
6 10 (1.61%) Electronics
6 10 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.61%) Retail
7 9 (1.45%) Games
8 7 (1.13%) Law
9 6 (0.97%) Legal
10 4 (0.64%) Advertising
10 4 (0.64%) Automotive
10 4 (0.64%) Back Office
10 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.48%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 306 (49.28%) Developer
2 142 (22.87%) Software Engineer
3 91 (14.65%) Java Developer
4 84 (13.53%) Senior Developer
5 64 (10.31%) Java Engineer
6 51 (8.21%) .NET Developer
7 50 (8.05%) Java Software Engineer
8 45 (7.25%) PHP Developer
9 44 (7.09%) Software Developer
10 39 (6.28%) Senior Software Engineer
11 36 (5.80%) Architect
12 30 (4.83%) .NET Software Engineer
12 30 (4.83%) C# Developer
13 29 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
15 26 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
16 24 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
16 24 (3.86%) Senior PHP Developer
17 22 (3.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 22 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (34.78%) .NET
2 145 (23.35%) Node.js
3 125 (20.13%) React
4 121 (19.48%) Spring
5 115 (18.52%) AngularJS
6 106 (17.07%) .NET Core
7 97 (15.62%) Spring Boot
8 74 (11.92%) CSS
9 73 (11.76%) HTML
10 69 (11.11%) RESTful
11 64 (10.31%) REST
12 54 (8.70%) ASP.NET
13 46 (7.41%) Hibernate
14 43 (6.92%) HTML5
14 43 (6.92%) SOAP
15 38 (6.12%) Redux
16 37 (5.96%) CSS3
16 37 (5.96%) Web Services
17 31 (4.99%) GraphQL
17 31 (4.99%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (5.80%) Mobile App
2 36 (5.80%) User Experience
3 31 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.83%) Cloud Native
5 13 (2.09%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.09%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.77%) IVR
6 11 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (1.61%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.13%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.48%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.48%) Online Games
10 3 (0.48%) PKI
10 3 (0.48%) Social Media
10 3 (0.48%) Wiki
11 2 (0.32%) CCTV
11 2 (0.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.73%) Linux
2 12 (1.93%) CentOS
3 10 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (1.61%) Windows
4 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.13%) Android
6 6 (0.97%) Unix
7 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (45.73%) DevOps
3 223 (35.91%) Software Engineering
4 192 (30.92%) TDD
5 107 (17.23%) BDD
6 86 (13.85%) Scrum
7 84 (13.53%) Test Automation
8 76 (12.24%) Open Source
9 74 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (11.76%) MVC
11 61 (9.82%) E-Commerce
12 52 (8.37%) OO
13 43 (6.92%) Mentoring
14 39 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (6.12%) OOP
16 37 (5.96%) SDLC
17 33 (5.31%) SOLID
18 32 (5.15%) Front End Development
18 32 (5.15%) SOA
19 30 (4.83%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 266 (42.83%) Java
2 201 (32.37%) C#
3 182 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 169 (27.21%) SQL
5 101 (16.26%) Python
6 65 (10.47%) Java 8
7 64 (10.31%) PHP
7 64 (10.31%) Scala
8 53 (8.53%) Go
9 47 (7.57%) TypeScript
10 29 (4.67%) Kotlin
11 24 (3.86%) Ruby
12 13 (2.09%) C
13 11 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.45%) ES6
15 7 (1.13%) C++
15 7 (1.13%) Groovy
15 7 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.13%) VBScript
16 6 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (2.58%) Degree
2 11 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.29%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) ISEB
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.16%) OSCP
9 1 (0.16%) RHCE
9 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.76%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.16%) NIST
2 1 (0.16%) PMO
2 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 188 (30.27%) Docker
2 6 (0.97%) vSphere
3 4 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.64%) Xen
4 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.32%) Postfix
5 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 117 (18.84%) Kubernetes
2 47 (7.57%) Terraform
3 22 (3.54%) Puppet
4 19 (3.06%) Ansible
5 10 (1.61%) Grafana
5 10 (1.61%) Graphite
5 10 (1.61%) Prometheus
6 8 (1.29%) Rancher
7 5 (0.81%) Packer
8 4 (0.64%) IBM BigFix
8 4 (0.64%) SCCM
8 4 (0.64%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.32%) Consul
9 2 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.32%) Istio
9 2 (0.32%) linkerd
10 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.50%) Oracle
3 17 (2.74%) Google
4 11 (1.77%) Veracode
5 10 (1.61%) SAP
6 6 (0.97%) Apple
6 6 (0.97%) VMware
7 5 (0.81%) IBM
7 5 (0.81%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.64%) BMC
8 4 (0.64%) Cisco
8 4 (0.64%) Citrix
8 4 (0.64%) Cognos
8 4 (0.64%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.64%) F5
8 4 (0.64%) Fortinet
8 4 (0.64%) Progress
8 4 (0.64%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.64%) Tanium
9 3 (0.48%) Atlassian