Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 50 41
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 25 18 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.67% 3.20% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 3.57% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 26
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,125 £34,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% +2.31% +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 315 504 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 96.63% 89.68% 91.20%
Number of salaries quoted 196 350 403
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +22 20 £52,500 +10.53% 17
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (64.00%) Python
2 15 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 14 (56.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) AWS
5 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (40.00%) Go
7 7 (28.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) C++
7 7 (28.00%) Ruby
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
7 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (28.00%) Docker
7 7 (28.00%) Data Engineering
7 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (24.00%) DevOps
8 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) SQL
9 5 (20.00%) MySQL
9 5 (20.00%) Apache
9 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.00%) Nagios
9 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management

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 5 (20.00%) Apache
1 5 (20.00%) Apache Pulsar
1 5 (20.00%) nginx
1 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 5 (20.00%) Route 53
2 5 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (16.00%) SaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
1 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 5 (20.00%) GitLab
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.00%) CircleCI
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Angular Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (20.00%) Kafka
2 5 (20.00%) LAMP
2 5 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (20.00%) Node.js
2 5 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (16.00%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (4.00%) React
4 1 (4.00%) React Native
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) CentOS
2 5 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Data Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) DevOps
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) DevSecOps
7 2 (8.00%) Fintech
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Coaching
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) Go
4 7 (28.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) C++
4 7 (28.00%) Ruby
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Docker
2 5 (20.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (20.00%) Ansible
2 5 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (20.00%) Grafana
2 5 (20.00%) Munin
2 5 (20.00%) Nagios
2 5 (20.00%) Prometheus
2 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Lets Encrypt