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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > North West
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 36 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 723 511 347
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 7.59% 6.89% 7.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 7.34% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 319 339 307
10th Percentile £39,905 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,125 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £101,000 £80,000 £76,100
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,208 6,963 4,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 96.61% 93.94% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5,752 5,213 3,631
10th Percentile £30,363 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £39,316
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,543 £63,158 £60,125
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £70,000
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 West

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the North West

Microservices
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in the North West.

Salary trend for Microservices in the North West

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the North West over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the North West

Microservices
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester -4 461 £60,000 +16.50% 79
Cheshire -7 103 £46,250 -2.63% 6
Merseyside +15 88 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Lancashire +29 58 £55,687 -20.45% 3
Cumbria - 8 - - 2
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 452 (62.52%) Agile
2 370 (51.18%) DevOps
3 357 (49.38%) Software Engineering
4 341 (47.16%) Azure
5 313 (43.29%) AWS
6 260 (35.96%) React
7 249 (34.44%) Kubernetes
8 248 (34.30%) CI/CD
9 243 (33.61%) .NET
10 232 (32.09%) Java
11 216 (29.88%) JavaScript
12 211 (29.18%) TDD
13 190 (26.28%) Docker
14 184 (25.45%) C#
15 161 (22.27%) Serverless
15 161 (22.27%) Problem-Solving
16 160 (22.13%) Scrum
16 160 (22.13%) SQL
17 159 (21.99%) Git (software)
18 157 (21.72%) Microsoft
19 152 (21.02%) Social Skills
20 149 (20.61%) Event-Driven
20 149 (20.61%) Node.js
21 145 (20.06%) Full Stack Development
22 144 (19.92%) RESTful
23 143 (19.78%) SDLC
24 140 (19.36%) Spring
25 138 (19.09%) NoSQL
26 130 (17.98%) AngularJS
26 130 (17.98%) CSS

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 45 (6.22%) Umbraco
2 37 (5.12%) Confluence
3 17 (2.35%) CMS
4 11 (1.52%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.52%) Sitefinity
5 6 (0.83%) JBoss
6 4 (0.55%) Apache
6 4 (0.55%) IIS
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.28%) nginx
8 2 (0.28%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 341 (47.16%) Azure
2 313 (43.29%) AWS
3 161 (22.27%) Serverless
4 118 (16.32%) GCP
5 83 (11.48%) AWS Lambda
6 68 (9.41%) Azure DevOps
7 50 (6.92%) SaaS
8 48 (6.64%) Amazon SQS
9 46 (6.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 40 (5.53%) Amazon S3
11 36 (4.98%) PaaS
12 35 (4.84%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 33 (4.56%) Azure Functions
14 32 (4.43%) Azure Service Bus
15 31 (4.29%) GitHub
16 25 (3.46%) Amazon Kinesis
16 25 (3.46%) npm
17 22 (3.04%) Azure Data Factory
18 21 (2.90%) Azure Logic Apps
18 21 (2.90%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.87%) HTTP
2 27 (3.73%) Internet
3 22 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 21 (2.90%) DNS
5 12 (1.66%) FTP
6 11 (1.52%) DHCP
6 11 (1.52%) IPsec
7 5 (0.69%) AMQP
8 3 (0.41%) Firewall
9 1 (0.14%) Network Security
9 1 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.14%) SAN
9 1 (0.14%) VLAN
9 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (19.09%) NoSQL
2 109 (15.08%) MySQL
3 101 (13.97%) Relational Database
4 99 (13.69%) SQL Server
5 71 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
6 64 (8.85%) Data Lake
7 62 (8.58%) MongoDB
8 26 (3.60%) DynamoDB
9 25 (3.46%) Amazon Athena
10 24 (3.32%) Big Data
10 24 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
11 19 (2.63%) Redis
12 14 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (1.38%) Flink
15 9 (1.24%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.69%) RDBMS
18 3 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 159 (21.99%) Git (software)
2 128 (17.70%) Jenkins
3 52 (7.19%) JIRA
4 42 (5.81%) TeamCity
5 41 (5.67%) Travis CI
6 32 (4.43%) GitLab
7 28 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (3.73%) Maven
9 25 (3.46%) IBM UrbanCode
9 25 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (3.32%) Postman
11 21 (2.90%) Cypress.io
12 20 (2.77%) SonarQube
13 19 (2.63%) Gradle
14 18 (2.49%) Selenium
15 16 (2.21%) Spinnaker
16 13 (1.80%) Ant
16 13 (1.80%) Subversion
17 11 (1.52%) Mockito
17 11 (1.52%) Storybook
General
1 152 (21.02%) Social Skills
2 107 (14.80%) Finance
3 89 (12.31%) Automotive
4 65 (8.99%) Banking
5 59 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (6.22%) Public Sector
7 24 (3.32%) Manufacturing
8 22 (3.04%) Games
8 22 (3.04%) Investment Banking
9 18 (2.49%) Retail
10 14 (1.94%) Publishing
11 12 (1.66%) Marketing
12 7 (0.97%) Legal
13 6 (0.83%) Law
14 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 3 (0.41%) Local Government
16 2 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 270 (37.34%) Developer
2 173 (23.93%) Software Engineer
3 126 (17.43%) Architect
4 88 (12.17%) Solutions Architect
5 68 (9.41%) Java Developer
6 67 (9.27%) Software Developer
7 65 (8.99%) Senior Developer
8 60 (8.30%) .NET Developer
9 55 (7.61%) Full Stack Developer
10 46 (6.36%) Senior Software Engineer
11 36 (4.98%) Senior Software Developer
12 35 (4.84%) Principal Architect
12 35 (4.84%) Principal Solutions Architect
13 34 (4.70%) Senior .NET Developer
14 31 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
14 31 (4.29%) Senior .NET Software Developer
15 29 (4.01%) C# Developer
16 24 (3.32%) Security Engineer
17 23 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
17 23 (3.18%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (35.96%) React
2 243 (33.61%) .NET
3 149 (20.61%) Node.js
4 144 (19.92%) RESTful
5 140 (19.36%) Spring
6 130 (17.98%) AngularJS
6 130 (17.98%) CSS
7 100 (13.83%) HTML
7 100 (13.83%) REST
8 98 (13.55%) .NET Core
9 92 (12.72%) Kafka
10 74 (10.24%) Spring Boot
11 68 (9.41%) .NET Framework
12 51 (7.05%) GraphQL
13 46 (6.36%) Web Services
14 44 (6.09%) Entity Framework
15 42 (5.81%) Sass
16 35 (4.84%) JSON
17 34 (4.70%) Semantic HTML
18 28 (3.87%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 109 (15.08%) Cloud Native
2 44 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (5.67%) IoT
4 39 (5.39%) User Experience
5 33 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (3.60%) Life Science
7 23 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (3.04%) Data Centre
8 22 (3.04%) Security Operations Centre
9 20 (2.77%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.77%) PlayStation
10 18 (2.49%) Virtual Team
11 17 (2.35%) Data Structures
11 17 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
13 14 (1.94%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.38%) Low-Code
14 10 (1.38%) NHS
15 8 (1.11%) Tandem
16 7 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (13.42%) Linux
2 62 (8.58%) Unix
3 30 (4.15%) Windows
4 25 (3.46%) Mesosphere
5 5 (0.69%) Android
5 5 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (62.52%) Agile
2 370 (51.18%) DevOps
3 357 (49.38%) Software Engineering
4 248 (34.30%) CI/CD
5 211 (29.18%) TDD
6 161 (22.27%) Problem-Solving
7 160 (22.13%) Scrum
8 149 (20.61%) Event-Driven
9 145 (20.06%) Full Stack Development
10 143 (19.78%) SDLC
11 122 (16.87%) Test Automation
12 121 (16.74%) Mentoring
13 109 (15.08%) OO
14 103 (14.25%) Continuous Integration
15 100 (13.83%) SOA
16 99 (13.69%) BDD
17 95 (13.14%) Coaching
18 92 (12.72%) MVC
19 83 (11.48%) OOP
20 78 (10.79%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 232 (32.09%) Java
2 216 (29.88%) JavaScript
3 184 (25.45%) C#
4 160 (22.13%) SQL
5 107 (14.80%) Python
5 107 (14.80%) TypeScript
6 94 (13.00%) Go
7 53 (7.33%) ES6
8 30 (4.15%) Ruby
9 29 (4.01%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.77%) C++
11 19 (2.63%) PHP
12 18 (2.49%) Bash
13 14 (1.94%) Kotlin
14 13 (1.80%) Scala
14 13 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.38%) Perl
16 9 (1.24%) ES7
16 9 (1.24%) ES8
17 7 (0.97%) F#
Qualifications
1 53 (7.33%) Degree
2 46 (6.36%) SC Cleared
2 46 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.35%) CISSP
4 17 (2.35%) CSSLP
5 8 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.41%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.41%) ISEB
6 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.41%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Certified Developer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.04%) NIST
2 21 (2.90%) QA
3 5 (0.69%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 190 (26.28%) Docker
2 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
3 2 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 249 (34.44%) Kubernetes
2 105 (14.52%) Terraform
3 47 (6.50%) Ansible
4 41 (5.67%) Consul
5 40 (5.53%) Prometheus
6 29 (4.01%) Istio
6 29 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (4.01%) Puppet
7 27 (3.73%) Grafana
8 25 (3.46%) Automic
9 16 (2.21%) Nagios
9 16 (2.21%) Sysdig
10 15 (2.07%) Kibana
11 14 (1.94%) logstash
12 5 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.41%) HP ALM
14 2 (0.28%) MIIS
15 1 (0.14%) Opsgenie
15 1 (0.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 157 (21.72%) Microsoft
2 55 (7.61%) Google
3 54 (7.47%) Oracle
4 39 (5.39%) Hitachi
5 22 (3.04%) Splunk
6 20 (2.77%) Sony
7 5 (0.69%) Virgin Media
8 4 (0.55%) Sun
9 3 (0.41%) Facebook
9 3 (0.41%) HP
9 3 (0.41%) SAP
9 3 (0.41%) VMware
10 2 (0.28%) Dell
10 2 (0.28%) New Relic
10 2 (0.28%) Sage
10 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.28%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.28%) Software AG
10 2 (0.28%) Verint
10 2 (0.28%) Xamarin