Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 149 186
Rank change year-on-year +93 +37 +41
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 241 71 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.37% 1.33% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 1.44% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 155 44 24
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% -25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £70,125
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 5,129 4,928 5,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.92% 92.53% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,417 3,065 3,109
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,700 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +44 138 £50,000 -13.04% 13
Edinburgh +69 103 £60,000 +20.00% 14
West Lothian -9 1 - -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 139 (57.68%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (46.89%) Java
3 70 (29.05%) Open Source
4 69 (28.63%) Linux
5 66 (27.39%) Git (software)
6 65 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 63 (26.14%) SQL
8 62 (25.73%) AngularJS
9 60 (24.90%) .NET
9 60 (24.90%) MVC
9 60 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (24.48%) JavaScript
11 58 (24.07%) DevOps
12 56 (23.24%) React
12 56 (23.24%) C#
12 56 (23.24%) Software Engineering
13 54 (22.41%) Spring
14 53 (21.99%) HTML
15 51 (21.16%) REST
16 48 (19.92%) Finance
17 47 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
18 45 (18.67%) ASP.NET
19 44 (18.26%) NoSQL
20 42 (17.43%) Windows
21 41 (17.01%) TDD
22 40 (16.60%) Subversion
22 40 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC
23 39 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
23 39 (16.18%) JIRA
24 38 (15.77%) Relational Database

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 12 (4.98%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.56%) JBoss
3 10 (4.15%) Apache
4 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 65 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (19.50%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (11.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (8.30%) npm
5 18 (7.47%) Office 365
6 16 (6.64%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (4.98%) PaaS
8 5 (2.07%) SaaS
9 4 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.83%) IaaS
10 2 (0.83%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.83%) Serverless
11 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.49%) HTTP
2 5 (2.07%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.41%) Modbus
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) VLAN
3 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.26%) NoSQL
2 38 (15.77%) Relational Database
3 32 (13.28%) SQL Server
4 22 (9.13%) MongoDB
5 20 (8.30%) Big Data
6 17 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (4.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (4.56%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.73%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.49%) DB2
10 4 (1.66%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.66%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.83%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.41%) KDB
12 1 (0.41%) Kdb+
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 66 (27.39%) Git (software)
2 40 (16.60%) Subversion
3 39 (16.18%) JIRA
3 39 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (12.86%) Jenkins
5 25 (10.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (10.37%) GoCD
5 25 (10.37%) IBM UrbanCode
5 25 (10.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 23 (9.54%) Eclipse
7 22 (9.13%) Maven
8 20 (8.30%) JUnit
8 20 (8.30%) webpack
9 18 (7.47%) Gradle
10 17 (7.05%) Mockito
11 16 (6.64%) Babel
11 16 (6.64%) Bitbucket
11 16 (6.64%) Log4Net
11 16 (6.64%) NUnit
11 16 (6.64%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 48 (19.92%) Finance
2 27 (11.20%) Banking
3 22 (9.13%) Games
4 6 (2.49%) Back Office
5 3 (1.24%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.24%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (37.34%) Developer
2 36 (14.94%) Software Engineer
3 32 (13.28%) Java Developer
4 31 (12.86%) Consultant
5 27 (11.20%) Architect
5 27 (11.20%) Java Engineer
6 25 (10.37%) DevOps Consultant
6 25 (10.37%) Senior Consultant
6 25 (10.37%) Senior DevOps
6 25 (10.37%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 24 (9.96%) Designer
8 22 (9.13%) .NET Developer
8 22 (9.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 19 (7.88%) Solutions Designer
10 16 (6.64%) Senior Developer
11 13 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (5.39%) Web Developer
12 12 (4.98%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.32%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (25.73%) AngularJS
2 60 (24.90%) .NET
3 56 (23.24%) React
4 54 (22.41%) Spring
5 53 (21.99%) HTML
6 51 (21.16%) REST
7 45 (18.67%) ASP.NET
8 40 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (14.94%) Node.js
10 33 (13.69%) CSS
11 30 (12.45%) Hibernate
12 26 (10.79%) Web Services
13 25 (10.37%) Elastic Stack
14 23 (9.54%) HTML5
14 23 (9.54%) SOAP
15 22 (9.13%) JSON
16 21 (8.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (8.71%) XML
17 20 (8.30%) Spring Boot
17 20 (8.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.64%) Fintech
2 15 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.32%) User Experience
6 7 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.07%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.66%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.66%) DataPower
9 3 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.41%) Derivative
10 1 (0.41%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.41%) LIMS
10 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (28.63%) Linux
2 42 (17.43%) Windows
3 28 (11.62%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (57.68%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (29.05%) Open Source
3 60 (24.90%) Continuous Integration
3 60 (24.90%) MVC
4 58 (24.07%) DevOps
5 56 (23.24%) Software Engineering
6 41 (17.01%) TDD
7 33 (13.69%) Collaborative Working
7 33 (13.69%) SOA
8 32 (13.28%) OO
9 31 (12.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 28 (11.62%) Continuous Deployment
10 28 (11.62%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 28 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (11.20%) High Availability
12 25 (10.37%) Customer Engagement
12 25 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (8.71%) Scrum
14 20 (8.30%) OOP
15 17 (7.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 113 (46.89%) Java
2 63 (26.14%) SQL
3 59 (24.48%) JavaScript
4 56 (23.24%) C#
5 24 (9.96%) Python
6 23 (9.54%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.22%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.98%) C++
9 9 (3.73%) Ruby
10 5 (2.07%) Java 8
11 4 (1.66%) ES6
12 3 (1.24%) C
12 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.83%) Clojure
13 2 (0.83%) Groovy
13 2 (0.83%) Perl
13 2 (0.83%) Scala
13 2 (0.83%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.41%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (12.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 14 (5.81%) Degree
3 6 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB
4 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.37%) GCP
2 2 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.41%) EMIR
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) MiFID
3 1 (0.41%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (10.79%) Docker
2 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (11.62%) Ansible
2 25 (10.37%) Consul
2 25 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (10.37%) Puppet
2 25 (10.37%) Rundeck
2 25 (10.37%) Terraform
3 9 (3.73%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (10.37%) Delphix
1 25 (10.37%) RedGate
1 25 (10.37%) ServiceNow
1 25 (10.37%) Splunk
2 23 (9.54%) Microsoft
3 22 (9.13%) Oracle
4 4 (1.66%) IBM
5 3 (1.24%) Google
6 2 (0.83%) Sybase
6 2 (0.83%) Wallstreet Suite
7 1 (0.41%) Perforce