Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 14 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.44% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 - -
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%

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 368 436 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.42% 92.77% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 279 364 145
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £24,200 £21,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 - 14 £50,000 - 7
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Degree
3 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (64.29%) OO
3 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (64.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (57.14%) Blockchain
4 8 (57.14%) Exploratory Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (57.14%) Software Delivery
4 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 8 (57.14%) Coaching
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) Time Management
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
7 3 (21.43%) SOLID
7 3 (21.43%) Prometheus
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) .NET

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 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Blockchain
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Mockito
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) French Language
4 1 (7.14%) German Language
4 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Blockchain Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Blockchain Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Principal Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (21.43%) WCF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (21.43%) WCF
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) EclipseLink
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) iBATIS
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) OO
2 9 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 8 (57.14%) Coaching
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Exploratory Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 8 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 8 (57.14%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) SOLID
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 9 (64.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) BT
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware