Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +19 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 18 22 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.39% 3.88% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 4.31% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 7
Median annual salary £46,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.38% +23.53% -39.29%
10th Percentile £38,300 £34,750 £34,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +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 321 511 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.11% 90.12% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 134 349 271
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £27,800 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +18 17 £46,000 -12.38% 5
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 16 (88.89%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) Fintech
4 9 (50.00%) React
5 8 (44.44%) Kubernetes
5 8 (44.44%) Front End Development
5 8 (44.44%) Python
6 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 7 (38.89%) AWS
7 6 (33.33%) Go
7 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
8 5 (27.78%) C#
8 5 (27.78%) C++
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) Data Engineering
8 5 (27.78%) Azure
8 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 4 (22.22%) Sass
9 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
9 4 (22.22%) Publishing
9 4 (22.22%) Retail
9 4 (22.22%) Spring
10 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (16.67%) Docker
10 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (11.11%) SaaS
12 1 (5.56%) Unix
12 1 (5.56%) Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) AWS
2 5 (27.78%) Azure
3 2 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) IPsec
1 1 (5.56%) L2TP
1 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
General
1 4 (22.22%) Publishing
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) UI Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Principal Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Principal Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
7 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Principal Java Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Software Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) React
2 6 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 4 (22.22%) Sass
4 4 (22.22%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Fintech
2 8 (44.44%) Front End Development
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Data Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Computer Vision
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Decision-Making
7 1 (5.56%) High Availability
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) Micro Frontends
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) Reverse Mentoring
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) Go
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Google