Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 148 186
Rank change year-on-year +81 +38 +50
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 229 63 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.00% 1.28% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 1.38% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 149 37 26
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £37,500 £36,875
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 5,328 4,561 5,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.98% 92.42% 92.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,590 2,897 3,190
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,225 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +2.15%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Scotland

Microservices
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices in Scotland.

Salary trend for Microservices in Scotland

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 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
Glasgow +45 143 £50,000 -13.04% 11
Edinburgh +54 85 £56,250 +12.50% 33
Midlothian - 2 £38,000 -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 136 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (49.34%) Java
3 75 (32.75%) Open Source
4 70 (30.57%) MVC
4 70 (30.57%) SQL
5 63 (27.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 62 (27.07%) REST
6 62 (27.07%) Git (software)
7 61 (26.64%) Linux
8 60 (26.20%) Software Engineering
9 58 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (25.33%) C#
10 57 (24.89%) HTML
10 57 (24.89%) .NET
10 57 (24.89%) Spring
11 55 (24.02%) JavaScript
12 54 (23.58%) NoSQL
12 54 (23.58%) React
13 53 (23.14%) AngularJS
14 52 (22.71%) ASP.NET
15 51 (22.27%) DevOps
16 47 (20.52%) Windows
17 46 (20.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 45 (19.65%) JIRA
18 45 (19.65%) Finance
19 44 (19.21%) Team Foundation Server
19 44 (19.21%) Collaborative Working
20 41 (17.90%) Subversion
21 40 (17.47%) Amazon AWS
22 39 (17.03%) Node.js

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 11 (4.80%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.62%) JBoss
3 5 (2.18%) Confluence
4 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.31%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.44%) Apache
7 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 63 (27.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (17.47%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (12.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (10.04%) npm
5 21 (9.17%) Dynamics 365
5 21 (9.17%) Office 365
6 9 (3.93%) PaaS
7 4 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.31%) SaaS
9 2 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.87%) NuGet
9 2 (0.87%) Serverless
10 1 (0.44%) GitHub
10 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.93%) HTTP
2 4 (1.75%) Internet
3 3 (1.31%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.58%) NoSQL
2 33 (14.41%) Relational Database
3 25 (10.92%) SQL Server
4 23 (10.04%) Big Data
5 18 (7.86%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.24%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (3.06%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.62%) DB2
9 6 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.75%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.75%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.44%) KDB
12 1 (0.44%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 62 (27.07%) Git (software)
2 45 (19.65%) JIRA
3 44 (19.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (17.90%) Subversion
5 33 (14.41%) Jenkins
6 29 (12.66%) Maven
7 25 (10.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (10.92%) GoCD
7 25 (10.92%) IBM UrbanCode
7 25 (10.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 23 (10.04%) JUnit
8 23 (10.04%) NUnit
8 23 (10.04%) webpack
9 22 (9.61%) Eclipse
10 21 (9.17%) Babel
10 21 (9.17%) Log4Net
10 21 (9.17%) Rhino Mocks
11 20 (8.73%) Bitbucket
12 19 (8.30%) Gradle
13 18 (7.86%) Mockito
General
1 45 (19.65%) Finance
2 24 (10.48%) Banking
3 21 (9.17%) Games
4 7 (3.06%) Back Office
5 3 (1.31%) Advertising
5 3 (1.31%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 89 (38.86%) Developer
2 34 (14.85%) Consultant
3 31 (13.54%) Architect
3 31 (13.54%) Java Developer
4 27 (11.79%) Software Engineer
5 26 (11.35%) Java Engineer
6 25 (10.92%) Designer
6 25 (10.92%) DevOps Consultant
6 25 (10.92%) Senior Consultant
6 25 (10.92%) Senior DevOps
6 25 (10.92%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 24 (10.48%) .NET Developer
8 21 (9.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 20 (8.73%) Solutions Designer
10 15 (6.55%) Senior Developer
10 15 (6.55%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (5.24%) Technical Architect
13 11 (4.80%) Software Developer
14 10 (4.37%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (27.07%) REST
2 57 (24.89%) .NET
2 57 (24.89%) HTML
2 57 (24.89%) Spring
3 54 (23.58%) React
4 53 (23.14%) AngularJS
5 52 (22.71%) ASP.NET
6 46 (20.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (17.03%) Node.js
8 31 (13.54%) Web Services
9 30 (13.10%) HTML5
9 30 (13.10%) SOAP
10 28 (12.23%) JSON
11 26 (11.35%) XML
12 25 (10.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (10.92%) Elastic Stack
13 24 (10.48%) WCF
14 23 (10.04%) CSS
14 23 (10.04%) Hibernate
14 23 (10.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.49%) Fintech
5 7 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.06%) User Experience
6 5 (2.18%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.31%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.31%) DataPower
8 3 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.87%) Derivative
9 2 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (26.64%) Linux
2 47 (20.52%) Windows
3 32 (13.97%) Unix
4 3 (1.31%) AIX
4 3 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (59.39%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (32.75%) Open Source
3 70 (30.57%) MVC
4 60 (26.20%) Software Engineering
5 58 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
6 51 (22.27%) DevOps
7 44 (19.21%) Collaborative Working
8 38 (16.59%) TDD
9 28 (12.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 28 (12.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 28 (12.23%) SOA
10 26 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (10.92%) Continuous Deployment
11 25 (10.92%) Customer Engagement
11 25 (10.92%) OO
12 24 (10.48%) API Development
12 24 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (9.61%) High Availability
13 22 (9.61%) Web Development
14 18 (7.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 113 (49.34%) Java
2 70 (30.57%) SQL
3 58 (25.33%) C#
4 55 (24.02%) JavaScript
5 23 (10.04%) T-SQL
6 22 (9.61%) Python
7 15 (6.55%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.24%) C++
9 6 (2.62%) Ruby
10 5 (2.18%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.75%) Scala
12 3 (1.31%) Java 8
12 3 (1.31%) PHP
13 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.87%) Clojure
13 2 (0.87%) ES6
13 2 (0.87%) Groovy
14 1 (0.44%) Perl
14 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (15.72%) BPSS Clearance
2 18 (7.86%) Degree
3 1 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.92%) GCP
2 2 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.87%) EMIR
2 2 (0.87%) MiFID
2 2 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (9.61%) Docker
2 3 (1.31%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (13.10%) Ansible
2 25 (10.92%) Consul
2 25 (10.92%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (10.92%) Puppet
2 25 (10.92%) Rundeck
2 25 (10.92%) Terraform
3 6 (2.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (10.92%) Delphix
1 25 (10.92%) RedGate
1 25 (10.92%) ServiceNow
1 25 (10.92%) Splunk
2 21 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.73%) Oracle
4 3 (1.31%) Google
4 3 (1.31%) IBM
5 2 (0.87%) Avaya
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco
5 2 (0.87%) Perforce
5 2 (0.87%) Wallstreet Suite
6 1 (0.44%) Sybase