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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 32 22 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 91 92 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.59% 13.05% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.87% 13.37% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 56 3
10th Percentile - - £36,300
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £75,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year -30.00% +63.04% -10.24%
75th Percentile £58,750 £82,500 £57,750
90th Percentile £61,750 £87,500 £62,100
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%

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 837 688 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 97.44% 97.59% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 397 380 137
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,438 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,313 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 19 August 2022.

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 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
County Antrim -7 90 £52,500 -30.00% 5
County Down -9 1 £55,000 -
Microservices
UK

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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 80 (87.91%) Software Engineering
2 68 (74.73%) Agile
3 65 (71.43%) Kubernetes
4 64 (70.33%) Java
5 59 (64.84%) Finance
5 59 (64.84%) AWS
6 58 (63.74%) Computer Science
7 55 (60.44%) Risk Management
7 55 (60.44%) Derivative
7 55 (60.44%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (52.75%) Spring Boot
9 46 (50.55%) .NET Core
9 46 (50.55%) .NET
10 43 (47.25%) GCP
11 41 (45.05%) Degree
11 41 (45.05%) Kafka
12 40 (43.96%) Test Automation
12 40 (43.96%) Computer Science Degree
13 39 (42.86%) Python
14 38 (41.76%) Low Latency
14 38 (41.76%) Cloud Native
14 38 (41.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 38 (41.76%) Critical Thinking
15 36 (39.56%) Software Testing
16 32 (35.16%) OO
17 31 (34.07%) Spring
18 30 (32.97%) Enterprise Software
19 29 (31.87%) Docker
20 28 (30.77%) AngularJS
20 28 (30.77%) SQL

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 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.10%) JBoss
2 1 (1.10%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 59 (64.84%) AWS
2 43 (47.25%) GCP
3 16 (17.58%) Azure
4 13 (14.29%) Figma
4 13 (14.29%) GitHub
5 3 (3.30%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Functions
6 1 (1.10%) Datadog
6 1 (1.10%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.10%) IaaS
6 1 (1.10%) SaaS
6 1 (1.10%) Serverless
6 1 (1.10%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.10%) DynamoDB
4 1 (1.10%) Ingres
4 1 (1.10%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Selenium
2 17 (18.68%) Postman
3 16 (17.58%) Maven
4 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.40%) JUnit
5 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.20%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.10%) ANTLR
6 1 (1.10%) GitLab
6 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.10%) Mockito
6 1 (1.10%) Robot Framework
General
1 59 (64.84%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Social Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Law
3 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Graduate
2 34 (37.36%) Software Engineer
3 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering Graduate
3 19 (20.88%) Software Testing Engineer
3 19 (20.88%) Testing Engineer
4 17 (18.68%) Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (2.20%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.20%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.10%) Analyst
8 1 (1.10%) Backend Developer
8 1 (1.10%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.10%) Lead Software Engineer
8 1 (1.10%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.10%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (52.75%) Spring Boot
2 46 (50.55%) .NET
2 46 (50.55%) .NET Core
3 41 (45.05%) Kafka
4 31 (34.07%) Spring
5 28 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 27 (29.67%) React
7 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.79%) Vue.js
8 6 (6.59%) HTML
9 5 (5.49%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.30%) Java EE
10 3 (3.30%) JMS
10 3 (3.30%) JSON
10 3 (3.30%) REST
10 3 (3.30%) RESTful
11 2 (2.20%) J2EE
11 2 (2.20%) Java SE
11 2 (2.20%) jOOQ
11 2 (2.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (60.44%) Derivative
2 38 (41.76%) Cloud Native
3 30 (32.97%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (18.68%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (15.38%) User Experience
6 8 (8.79%) Tandem
7 5 (5.49%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.10%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.10%) IoT
9 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Unix
2 2 (2.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (87.91%) Software Engineering
2 68 (74.73%) Agile
3 58 (63.74%) Computer Science
4 55 (60.44%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (60.44%) Risk Management
5 40 (43.96%) Test Automation
6 38 (41.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 38 (41.76%) Critical Thinking
6 38 (41.76%) Low Latency
7 36 (39.56%) Software Testing
8 32 (35.16%) OO
9 25 (27.47%) DevOps
10 21 (23.08%) Mentoring
11 19 (20.88%) Chaos Engineering
11 19 (20.88%) Functional Testing
11 19 (20.88%) Mathematics
11 19 (20.88%) Pair Programming
11 19 (20.88%) Performance Testing
11 19 (20.88%) Physics
12 17 (18.68%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (70.33%) Java
2 39 (42.86%) Python
3 28 (30.77%) SQL
4 27 (29.67%) C#
5 22 (24.18%) TypeScript
6 20 (21.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.10%) ES6
7 1 (1.10%) Haskell
7 1 (1.10%) Scala
7 1 (1.10%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 41 (45.05%) Degree
2 40 (43.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.20%) CIW
3 2 (2.20%) OCP
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.20%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 29 (31.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 65 (71.43%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Micro Focus
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) Databricks
3 1 (1.10%) Google
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat