Period
to 7 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 53 46
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7 -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 21 26 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.16% 4.08% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 4.53% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 3
Median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £37,625 £34,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,750 £60,000 £74,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.88% +4.51%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 379 574 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 93.12% 90.11% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 163 398 277
Median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +4.00%
10th Percentile £28,800 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,808 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Northern Ireland

Microservices
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Microservices in Northern Ireland

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Northern Ireland

Microservices
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Northern Ireland 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
County Antrim +19 19 £47,500 -2.56% 6
County Londonderry - 2 - -
Microservices
UK

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) AWS
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
4 11 (52.38%) React
5 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (42.86%) SaaS
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (38.10%) Fintech
7 7 (33.33%) Spring
7 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (33.33%) HTML
7 7 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (28.57%) Azure
8 6 (28.57%) Node.js
9 5 (23.81%) Python
9 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
9 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
10 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
10 4 (19.05%) Data Engineering
10 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 4 (19.05%) Ionic Framework
10 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 4 (19.05%) Open Source
10 4 (19.05%) Go
10 4 (19.05%) TypeScript
10 4 (19.05%) C#
10 4 (19.05%) C++
11 3 (14.29%) Risk Management

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) AWS
2 9 (42.86%) SaaS
3 6 (28.57%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MariaDB
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Publishing
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (23.81%) UI Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Angular Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Java Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (9.52%) MySQL Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) Principal Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Principal Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior MySQL Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
1 11 (52.38%) React
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (28.57%) Node.js
4 4 (19.05%) Ionic Framework
4 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) Sass
6 2 (9.52%) Apache Commons
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Fintech
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Front End Development
4 4 (19.05%) Data Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Android Development
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) Go
4 4 (19.05%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.76%) Java 8
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes