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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 35 36 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 403 270 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 7.10% 6.19% 6.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 6.79% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 292 166 70
10th Percentile £43,875 £37,500 £37,475
25th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £52,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.48% -12.08% +20.00%
75th Percentile £76,385 £70,000 £75,938
90th Percentile £88,625 £80,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%

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 5,174 3,976 1,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.20% 91.17% 91.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,945 2,573 1,218
10th Percentile £32,925 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,616 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,750 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh +12 267 £65,000 +18.18% 18
Glasgow -7 95 £55,000 +7.32% 21
Lanarkshire - 17 £60,000 -
Aberdeen +11 8 £55,000 -4.35% 2
South Lanarkshire -4 3 £77,500 +93.75%
Stirling - 1 £40,000 -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 281 (69.73%) Agile
2 268 (66.50%) Software Engineering
3 181 (44.91%) Java
4 176 (43.67%) DevOps
5 165 (40.94%) Kubernetes
5 165 (40.94%) Docker
6 156 (38.71%) Finance
7 120 (29.78%) JavaScript
8 119 (29.53%) Banking
9 116 (28.78%) Azure
10 112 (27.79%) Mentoring
11 111 (27.54%) CI/CD
12 103 (25.56%) AWS
12 103 (25.56%) React
13 94 (23.33%) Containerisation
13 94 (23.33%) Scrum
14 91 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
15 90 (22.33%) TDD
15 90 (22.33%) SQL
15 90 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (21.34%) Full Stack Development
17 80 (19.85%) Git (software)
18 76 (18.86%) Node.js
18 76 (18.86%) Python
19 72 (17.87%) SDLC
20 70 (17.37%) RESTful
21 69 (17.12%) .NET
21 69 (17.12%) Coaching
22 66 (16.38%) Web Services
23 61 (15.14%) C#

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 29 (7.20%) Confluence
2 9 (2.23%) Umbraco
3 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.74%) Drupal
5 1 (0.25%) JBoss
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 116 (28.78%) Azure
2 103 (25.56%) AWS
3 56 (13.90%) GCP
4 35 (8.68%) SaaS
5 16 (3.97%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 16 (3.97%) Azure Service Bus
6 12 (2.98%) Azure DevOps
7 11 (2.73%) GitHub
8 9 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.23%) PaaS
8 9 (2.23%) Serverless
9 8 (1.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
9 8 (1.99%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.49%) NuGet
11 5 (1.24%) IaaS
11 5 (1.24%) Microsoft 365
12 4 (0.99%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.97%) 4G
1 16 (3.97%) 5G
2 2 (0.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.14%) NoSQL
2 33 (8.19%) Relational Database
3 24 (5.96%) MySQL
4 21 (5.21%) RDBMS
5 19 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.47%) SQL Server
8 8 (1.99%) Amazon Athena
8 8 (1.99%) DynamoDB
9 7 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.74%) MariaDB
10 6 (1.49%) Big Data
11 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.99%) Hazelcast
11 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.74%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.50%) Redis
13 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (19.85%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.94%) JIRA
3 21 (5.21%) Selenium
4 18 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (2.98%) Postman
6 10 (2.48%) IBM UrbanCode
7 9 (2.23%) Cypress.io
7 9 (2.23%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.99%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.99%) Travis CI
9 7 (1.74%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.74%) Maven
10 6 (1.49%) InstallShield
10 6 (1.49%) NUnit
10 6 (1.49%) Pa11y
10 6 (1.49%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 156 (38.71%) Finance
2 119 (29.53%) Banking
3 57 (14.14%) Social Skills
4 24 (5.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 17 (4.22%) Public Sector
6 16 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.49%) Tech for Good
9 5 (1.24%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (1.24%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (0.99%) Front Office
10 4 (0.99%) Games
10 4 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.74%) Advertising
11 3 (0.74%) Legal
11 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 140 (34.74%) Software Engineer
2 108 (26.80%) Developer
3 71 (17.62%) Architect
4 60 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
5 29 (7.20%) Java Developer
5 29 (7.20%) Senior Software Engineer
6 25 (6.20%) Python Developer
7 18 (4.47%) Senior Developer
7 18 (4.47%) Software Developer
8 16 (3.97%) Lead Software Engineer
9 11 (2.73%) C# Developer
9 11 (2.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (2.23%) Senior Python Developer
11 8 (1.99%) Java Engineer
11 8 (1.99%) Lead Developer
11 8 (1.99%) Technical Leader
12 7 (1.74%) .NET Developer
12 7 (1.74%) Java Software Engineer
13 6 (1.49%) Junior Developer
13 6 (1.49%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (25.56%) React
2 76 (18.86%) Node.js
3 70 (17.37%) RESTful
4 69 (17.12%) .NET
5 66 (16.38%) Web Services
6 59 (14.64%) Spring Boot
7 57 (14.14%) Spring
8 44 (10.92%) AngularJS
9 35 (8.68%) REST
10 32 (7.94%) XML
11 30 (7.44%) HTML
12 29 (7.20%) Middleware
12 29 (7.20%) RabbitMQ
13 25 (6.20%) .NET Core
14 24 (5.96%) CSS
14 24 (5.96%) Kafka
15 22 (5.46%) ASP.NET
16 21 (5.21%) SOAP
17 20 (4.96%) .NET Framework
17 20 (4.96%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.17%) Virtual Team
2 40 (9.93%) Public Cloud
3 11 (2.73%) Cloud Native
4 8 (1.99%) Tandem
5 7 (1.74%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.24%) User Experience
7 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.74%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.74%) IoT
8 3 (0.74%) Smart City
9 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) Low-Code
10 1 (0.25%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.25%) DataPower
10 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.25%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.94%) Linux
2 26 (6.45%) Windows
3 24 (5.96%) Android
3 24 (5.96%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.22%) Unix
5 8 (1.99%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (69.73%) Agile
2 268 (66.50%) Software Engineering
3 176 (43.67%) DevOps
4 112 (27.79%) Mentoring
5 111 (27.54%) CI/CD
6 94 (23.33%) Containerisation
6 94 (23.33%) Scrum
7 91 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
8 90 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (22.33%) TDD
9 86 (21.34%) Full Stack Development
10 72 (17.87%) SDLC
11 69 (17.12%) Coaching
12 58 (14.39%) Test Automation
13 56 (13.90%) BDD
14 55 (13.65%) Analytics
14 55 (13.65%) Low Latency
15 50 (12.41%) OO
16 47 (11.66%) Collaborative Working
17 45 (11.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 181 (44.91%) Java
2 120 (29.78%) JavaScript
3 90 (22.33%) SQL
4 76 (18.86%) Python
5 61 (15.14%) C#
6 34 (8.44%) TypeScript
7 12 (2.98%) PHP
8 9 (2.23%) C
8 9 (2.23%) Go
9 7 (1.74%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.49%) Scala
11 4 (0.99%) C++
12 3 (0.74%) Kotlin
12 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.50%) ES6
13 2 (0.50%) F#
13 2 (0.50%) Haskell
13 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.25%) Bash
Qualifications
1 32 (7.94%) Degree
2 9 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.47%) QA
2 7 (1.74%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 165 (40.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 165 (40.94%) Kubernetes
2 32 (7.94%) Terraform
3 31 (7.69%) Ansible
4 9 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (2.23%) Puppet
5 8 (1.99%) Automic
5 8 (1.99%) Consul
5 8 (1.99%) Kibana
5 8 (1.99%) logstash
5 8 (1.99%) Prometheus
6 6 (1.49%) SQL Sentry
7 1 (0.25%) CASB
Vendors
1 36 (8.93%) TOWER Software
2 17 (4.22%) Google
3 14 (3.47%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.99%) ForgeRock
4 8 (1.99%) Hitachi
4 8 (1.99%) MuleSoft
4 8 (1.99%) Oracle
4 8 (1.99%) Splunk
5 7 (1.74%) Mapbox
6 6 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.49%) SolarWinds
7 5 (1.24%) IBM
8 4 (0.99%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.74%) Cadence
9 3 (0.74%) Telerik
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.50%) Automation Anywhere
10 2 (0.50%) Dell
10 2 (0.50%) UiPath
11 1 (0.25%) Informatica