Period
to 26 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 30 49
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19 +86
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 151 342 266
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 7.48% 7.30% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.26% 7.83% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 91 226 145
Median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £37,200
90th Percentile £90,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,828 4,369 5,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.50% 93.20% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,337 2,645 3,214
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Scotland

Microservices
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in Scotland.

Salary trend for Microservices in Scotland

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Scotland

Microservices
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 November 2020. 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
Glasgow +8 107 £68,750 +37.50% 14
Edinburgh -18 30 £62,500 +13.64% 19
Dundee +1 6 £70,000 - 4
South Lanarkshire +5 3 £54,750 -
Aberdeen +22 1 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Stirling - 1 £40,000 - 1
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 86 (56.95%) Java
2 84 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (52.98%) Finance
4 66 (43.71%) Mentoring
5 63 (41.72%) C#
6 51 (33.77%) .NET
7 48 (31.79%) SDLC
8 47 (31.13%) Scrum
9 46 (30.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 45 (29.80%) Microsoft
11 43 (28.48%) OO
11 43 (28.48%) SaaS
12 42 (27.81%) JavaScript
13 41 (27.15%) SQL
14 38 (25.17%) QA
14 38 (25.17%) AWS
15 37 (24.50%) Azure
16 35 (23.18%) Ceridian
16 35 (23.18%) C++
17 34 (22.52%) Software Engineering
17 34 (22.52%) Sprint Retrospective
18 31 (20.53%) React
19 30 (19.87%) Fintech
20 28 (18.54%) Docker
21 27 (17.88%) AngularJS
22 26 (17.22%) DevOps
23 24 (15.89%) Kubernetes
24 23 (15.23%) Vue.js
24 23 (15.23%) .NET Framework
25 22 (14.57%) Test Automation

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.99%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.66%) CMS
3 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.66%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (28.48%) SaaS
2 38 (25.17%) AWS
3 37 (24.50%) Azure
4 18 (11.92%) GCP
5 13 (8.61%) Serverless
6 7 (4.64%) IaaS
7 6 (3.97%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (3.97%) PaaS
8 5 (3.31%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.99%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) NoSQL
2 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.62%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.97%) Data Lake
6 5 (3.31%) Big Data
7 4 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.99%) Power BI
9 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.66%) HBase
10 1 (0.66%) MySQL
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.27%) FitNesse
1 14 (9.27%) JMeter
1 14 (9.27%) SpecFlow
2 7 (4.64%) Cypress.io
3 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.65%) JUnit
5 3 (1.99%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.99%) Gradle
5 3 (1.99%) Maven
5 3 (1.99%) Selenium
5 3 (1.99%) Travis CI
6 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.32%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.66%) GitLab
7 1 (0.66%) JIRA
7 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (52.98%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Banking
3 5 (3.31%) German Language
4 3 (1.99%) Back Office
4 3 (1.99%) Front Office
5 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (48.34%) Developer
2 40 (26.49%) Senior Developer
3 39 (25.83%) Software Developer
4 29 (19.21%) Architect
5 24 (15.89%) Senior Software Developer
6 19 (12.58%) Software Engineer
7 15 (9.93%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (5.96%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (5.30%) Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) Python Developer
10 8 (5.30%) Senior Python Developer
11 7 (4.64%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.97%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.97%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.97%) Test Engineer
13 5 (3.31%) C# Software Engineer
13 5 (3.31%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (33.77%) .NET
2 31 (20.53%) React
3 27 (17.88%) AngularJS
4 23 (15.23%) .NET Framework
4 23 (15.23%) Vue.js
5 21 (13.91%) Spring
6 20 (13.25%) Backbone.js
7 18 (11.92%) Express
8 16 (10.60%) Spring Boot
9 14 (9.27%) jQuery
9 14 (9.27%) Node.js
10 12 (7.95%) Dojo
11 11 (7.28%) Kafka
11 11 (7.28%) REST
12 10 (6.62%) .NET Core
13 9 (5.96%) Web Services
14 8 (5.30%) ASP.NET
14 8 (5.30%) React Native
15 7 (4.64%) RESTful
16 6 (3.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.96%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.97%) User Experience
4 5 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.31%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.65%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.99%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) PKI
7 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.64%) Linux
2 5 (3.31%) Unix
3 4 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (43.71%) Mentoring
3 48 (31.79%) SDLC
4 47 (31.13%) Scrum
5 46 (30.46%) Artificial Intelligence
6 43 (28.48%) OO
7 34 (22.52%) Software Engineering
7 34 (22.52%) Sprint Retrospective
8 30 (19.87%) Fintech
9 26 (17.22%) DevOps
10 22 (14.57%) Test Automation
11 19 (12.58%) TDD
12 15 (9.93%) BDD
12 15 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (9.27%) Performance Testing
13 14 (9.27%) Test Scripting
13 14 (9.27%) WFM
14 13 (8.61%) Prototyping
15 12 (7.95%) Machine Learning
16 10 (6.62%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (56.95%) Java
2 63 (41.72%) C#
3 42 (27.81%) JavaScript
4 41 (27.15%) SQL
5 35 (23.18%) C++
6 20 (13.25%) Python
7 19 (12.58%) TypeScript
8 10 (6.62%) Go
9 9 (5.96%) Kotlin
10 8 (5.30%) Ruby
11 7 (4.64%) Java 8
11 7 (4.64%) Scala
12 5 (3.31%) F#
13 4 (2.65%) Perl
13 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.99%) Groovy
14 3 (1.99%) PHP
15 2 (1.32%) Clojure
15 2 (1.32%) VB
15 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (2.65%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (25.17%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (18.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (15.89%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.99%) Terraform
3 2 (1.32%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.32%) Rancher
3 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (29.80%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.18%) Ceridian
3 8 (5.30%) Google
4 4 (2.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle
6 2 (1.32%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.66%) DocuSign
7 1 (0.66%) Zend