Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 40 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.39% 3.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.05% 4.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 567 416 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.58% 91.03% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 335 270 260
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +8.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,225 £24,975
90th Percentile £64,000 £55,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Northern Ireland

Microservices
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Microservices in Northern Ireland

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +7 35 £42,500 -15.00% 13
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 24 (60.00%) Docker
4 20 (50.00%) Swagger
5 19 (47.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (47.50%) OO
6 18 (45.00%) Refactoring
7 16 (40.00%) Python
8 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (37.50%) REST
9 14 (35.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (35.00%) Cloud Native
9 14 (35.00%) .NET Core
9 14 (35.00%) SQL
9 14 (35.00%) .NET
9 14 (35.00%) Java
9 14 (35.00%) C#
10 13 (32.50%) Spring
10 13 (32.50%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (32.50%) Analytics
10 13 (32.50%) Functional Programming
10 13 (32.50%) Test Automation
10 13 (32.50%) WFM
10 13 (32.50%) Java 8
11 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
12 11 (27.50%) MySQL
12 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
12 11 (27.50%) RESTful
12 11 (27.50%) Continuous Deployment
13 10 (25.00%) Kubernetes

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 8 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.50%) Azure Functions
3 3 (7.50%) Serverless
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.50%) BGP
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) IPsec
2 1 (2.50%) L2TP
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.50%) SMPP
2 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 11 (27.50%) MySQL
3 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
4 5 (12.50%) Neo4j
4 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.50%) JUnit
1 5 (12.50%) Mockito
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 6 (15.00%) Python Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Django Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Principal Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Principal Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 20 (50.00%) Swagger
3 19 (47.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (37.50%) REST
5 14 (35.00%) .NET
5 14 (35.00%) .NET Core
6 13 (32.50%) Spring
7 11 (27.50%) RESTful
8 6 (15.00%) Django
8 6 (15.00%) Flask
8 6 (15.00%) React
8 6 (15.00%) Vue.js
9 5 (12.50%) Angular 2
9 5 (12.50%) CSS
9 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.50%) HTML
9 5 (12.50%) Java EE
9 5 (12.50%) JPA
9 5 (12.50%) Node.js
9 5 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Cloud Native
2 6 (15.00%) Fintech
2 6 (15.00%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) OO
3 18 (45.00%) Refactoring
4 13 (32.50%) Analytics
4 13 (32.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 13 (32.50%) Functional Programming
4 13 (32.50%) Test Automation
4 13 (32.50%) WFM
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
6 10 (25.00%) BDD
6 10 (25.00%) TDD
6 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) API Design
8 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (15.00%) Kanban
8 6 (15.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) Python
2 14 (35.00%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) Java 8
4 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) Go
5 5 (12.50%) Perl
5 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 4 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.50%) Kibana
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco