Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 41 51
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 42 20 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.85% 4.62% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.11% 5.08% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 20
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 "
25th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £47,500 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +63.16% -2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £86,250 £59,063 £60,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,250 £61,500
UK median annual salary £68,250 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 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 518 394 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.82% 90.99% 90.40%
Number of salaries quoted 246 198 421
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,045
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £41,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76% +8.97%
75th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £67,750 £60,000 £68,058
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +6 37 £77,500 +63.16% 10
County Down - 3 - -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 32 (76.19%) Python
2 25 (59.52%) AWS
3 20 (47.62%) Computer Vision
4 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure as Code
4 19 (45.24%) Amazon S3
4 19 (45.24%) Deep Learning
4 19 (45.24%) Java
4 19 (45.24%) Artificial Intelligence
5 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 18 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (40.48%) Serverless
6 17 (40.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
7 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (35.71%) Kubernetes
9 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (33.33%) Edge Computing
9 14 (33.33%) Tandem
9 14 (33.33%) SaaS
9 14 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (33.33%) CloudFront
9 14 (33.33%) Machine Learning
9 14 (33.33%) Big Data
9 14 (33.33%) Docker
10 13 (30.95%) MySQL
11 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
12 11 (26.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
12 11 (26.19%) Computer Science

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Pulsar
1 2 (4.76%) nginx
1 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) AWS
2 19 (45.24%) Amazon S3
3 18 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (40.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (40.48%) Serverless
5 14 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (33.33%) CloudFront
5 14 (33.33%) SaaS
6 6 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (11.90%) Azure
8 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (4.76%) Route 53
8 2 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.38%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (7.14%) SMS
3 2 (4.76%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) NoSQL
2 14 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (33.33%) Big Data
3 13 (30.95%) MySQL
4 11 (26.19%) Amazon Aurora
4 11 (26.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (23.81%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (7.14%) Amazon QuickSight
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.76%) GitLab
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.38%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.38%) TestNG
General
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
1 12 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 8 (19.05%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Python Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Principal Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Application Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Site Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
2 9 (21.43%) Web Services
3 8 (19.05%) Django
3 8 (19.05%) Flask
3 8 (19.05%) Swagger
4 7 (16.67%) RESTful
5 4 (9.52%) REST
5 4 (9.52%) Spring
5 4 (9.52%) Spring Boot
6 3 (7.14%) .NET
6 3 (7.14%) Apollo GraphQL
6 3 (7.14%) GraphQL
6 3 (7.14%) React
7 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (4.76%) Kafka
7 2 (4.76%) LAMP
7 2 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.38%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Tandem
2 7 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) CentOS
2 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Computer Vision
2 19 (45.24%) Artificial Intelligence
2 19 (45.24%) Deep Learning
2 19 (45.24%) Infrastructure as Code
3 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) Edge Computing
4 14 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
6 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
7 10 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 10 (23.81%) Scrum
8 9 (21.43%) DevOps
9 8 (19.05%) Analytics
9 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
10 6 (14.29%) Data Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) Front End Development
11 5 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (11.90%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) Python
2 19 (45.24%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) C++
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) Go
5 6 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
6 3 (7.14%) Scala
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) PhD
3 3 (7.14%) AWS Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (35.71%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.90%) Terraform
3 2 (4.76%) Ansible
3 2 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (4.76%) Grafana
3 2 (4.76%) Munin
3 2 (4.76%) Nagios
3 2 (4.76%) Prometheus
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Google
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Lets Encrypt
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase