Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 59 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 11 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.66% 3.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 3.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.29% - -
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%

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 369 429 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.35% 93.46% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 274 270 245
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,075 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,625 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 11 £42,500 -39.29% 5
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Docker
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Salt
3 3 (27.27%) Go
3 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (27.27%) Doctrine
3 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
3 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 3 (27.27%) Symfony
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Hudson
3 3 (27.27%) Laravel
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Docker Swarm

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 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (18.18%) Blockchain
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Hudson
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
3 1 (9.09%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Blockchain Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Blockchain Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Doctrine
1 3 (27.27%) Laravel
1 3 (27.27%) Symfony
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Core
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) Swagger
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Native
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) Refactoring
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Pair Programming
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Coaching
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Go
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) RHCE
2 2 (18.18%) RHCSA
3 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle