Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 52 40
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 27 18 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.39% 3.24% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.63% 3.64% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 21
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +29.41% -15.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,625 £34,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% +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 313 495 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 97.20% 89.03% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 173 390 337
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +28 23 £52,500 -6.67% 16
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 18 (66.67%) Python
2 17 (62.96%) Kubernetes
3 15 (55.56%) AWS
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
5 10 (37.04%) Go
6 9 (33.33%) Docker
6 9 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 8 (29.63%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (25.93%) Data Engineering
8 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 7 (25.93%) Ruby
8 7 (25.93%) C#
8 7 (25.93%) C++
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 6 (22.22%) Node.js
9 6 (22.22%) Fintech
10 5 (18.52%) DevOps
10 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (18.52%) OpenVPN
10 5 (18.52%) SaaS
10 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
10 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
10 5 (18.52%) Computer Science

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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Pulsar
1 4 (14.81%) nginx
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) AWS
2 5 (18.52%) SaaS
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
3 4 (14.81%) Route 53
3 4 (14.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Azure
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) OpenVPN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) IPsec
2 1 (3.70%) L2TP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Artifactory
2 4 (14.81%) GitLab
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.70%) CircleCI
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.70%) Publishing
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Angular Developer
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Lead Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 6 (22.22%) Node.js
2 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (14.81%) Ionic Framework
2 4 (14.81%) Kafka
2 4 (14.81%) LAMP
2 4 (14.81%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (14.81%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (14.81%) React
3 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) React Native
4 1 (3.70%) Redux
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.70%) Sass
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) CentOS
2 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Data Engineering
3 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) Fintech
5 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (14.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Computer Vision
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (3.70%) Coaching
8 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
8 1 (3.70%) Reverse Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 15 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) Go
4 7 (25.93%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) Ruby
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (14.81%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Kubernetes
2 4 (14.81%) Ansible
2 4 (14.81%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (14.81%) Grafana
2 4 (14.81%) Munin
2 4 (14.81%) Nagios
2 4 (14.81%) Prometheus
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Lets Encrypt
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Google