Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 116 205
Rank change year-on-year +6 +89 -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 140 79 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.47% 1.70% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 1.86% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68 39 27
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,000 £39,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -14.81%

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 5,171 4,255 5,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.30% 91.51% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,444 2,698 3,504
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +5 80 £54,000 +18.68% 18
Edinburgh +3 57 £61,000 +1.67% 16
Midlothian - 2 £38,000 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 81 (57.86%) Java
2 72 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (41.43%) Git (software)
4 55 (39.29%) DevOps
5 45 (32.14%) REST
6 44 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (30.71%) C#
8 42 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
9 41 (29.29%) Open Source
9 41 (29.29%) Spring
10 39 (27.86%) Software Engineering
10 39 (27.86%) Finance
10 39 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 37 (26.43%) HTML
11 37 (26.43%) SQL
12 34 (24.29%) JavaScript
13 33 (23.57%) Web Services
14 32 (22.86%) Subversion
14 32 (22.86%) React
15 31 (22.14%) MVC
15 31 (22.14%) JIRA
16 30 (21.43%) Jenkins
17 29 (20.71%) NoSQL
17 29 (20.71%) Python
18 28 (20.00%) .NET
19 27 (19.29%) Unix
19 27 (19.29%) Linux
19 27 (19.29%) SOA
19 27 (19.29%) TDD
19 27 (19.29%) AngularJS

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 10 (7.14%) Confluence
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (4.29%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.86%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.43%) Apache
6 2 (1.43%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (27.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (7.86%) npm
5 8 (5.71%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (4.29%) Office 365
6 6 (4.29%) PaaS
7 4 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.43%) OpenShift
9 2 (1.43%) SaaS
10 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) HTTP
2 6 (4.29%) HTTPS
2 6 (4.29%) Internet
2 6 (4.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.71%) NoSQL
2 15 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (9.29%) Big Data
4 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.71%) Cosmos DB
5 8 (5.71%) CouchDB
6 7 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.29%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.57%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.43%) DB2
10 2 (1.43%) MySQL
11 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.71%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.71%) GIS
11 1 (0.71%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 58 (41.43%) Git (software)
2 32 (22.86%) Subversion
3 31 (22.14%) JIRA
4 30 (21.43%) Jenkins
5 26 (18.57%) Maven
5 26 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (14.29%) JUnit
7 18 (12.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (12.86%) GoCD
7 18 (12.86%) IBM UrbanCode
7 18 (12.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (12.14%) Bitbucket
9 13 (9.29%) Gradle
10 12 (8.57%) Mockito
11 10 (7.14%) Eclipse
12 8 (5.71%) Cucumber
12 8 (5.71%) NUnit
12 8 (5.71%) webpack
13 7 (5.00%) Selenium
14 6 (4.29%) Log4Net
General
1 39 (27.86%) Finance
2 17 (12.14%) Banking
3 6 (4.29%) Games
4 4 (2.86%) Advertising
5 3 (2.14%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (46.43%) Developer
2 27 (19.29%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.86%) Consultant
3 25 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 23 (16.43%) Senior DevOps
5 21 (15.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 21 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
5 21 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 16 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (11.43%) Lead DevOps
6 16 (11.43%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 14 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 14 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (9.29%) Software Developer
9 11 (7.86%) Software Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) Architect
11 8 (5.71%) Designer
11 8 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
12 7 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
12 7 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.14%) REST
2 41 (29.29%) Spring
3 37 (26.43%) HTML
4 33 (23.57%) Web Services
5 32 (22.86%) React
6 28 (20.00%) .NET
7 27 (19.29%) AngularJS
8 24 (17.14%) HTML5
9 23 (16.43%) SOAP
10 19 (13.57%) ASP.NET
11 18 (12.86%) Elastic Stack
12 15 (10.71%) CSS
12 15 (10.71%) Node.js
13 14 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (10.00%) RESTful
13 14 (10.00%) WCF
14 12 (8.57%) CSS3
14 12 (8.57%) J2EE
14 12 (8.57%) JSON
14 12 (8.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.43%) User Experience
3 7 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.29%) DataPower
5 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.86%) Fintech
7 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.43%) Derivative
8 2 (1.43%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.43%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.43%) Tandem
8 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.29%) Linux
1 27 (19.29%) Unix
2 25 (17.86%) Windows
3 6 (4.29%) AIX
3 6 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.29%) Solaris
4 2 (1.43%) Android
4 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.29%) DevOps
3 44 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (29.29%) Open Source
5 39 (27.86%) Software Engineering
6 31 (22.14%) MVC
7 27 (19.29%) SOA
7 27 (19.29%) TDD
8 23 (16.43%) OO
9 22 (15.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (15.00%) Analytics
11 18 (12.86%) Customer Engagement
11 18 (12.86%) Machine Learning
11 18 (12.86%) SDLC
12 17 (12.14%) Collaborative Working
12 17 (12.14%) Scrum
13 15 (10.71%) Information Security
13 15 (10.71%) Web Development
14 14 (10.00%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.86%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 81 (57.86%) Java
2 43 (30.71%) C#
3 37 (26.43%) SQL
4 34 (24.29%) JavaScript
5 29 (20.71%) Python
6 19 (13.57%) C++
7 8 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.57%) PHP
11 4 (2.86%) Scala
12 3 (2.14%) ES6
12 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.43%) Go
13 2 (1.43%) R
13 2 (1.43%) Ruby
14 1 (0.71%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (16.43%) Degree
2 8 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.43%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.86%) GCP
2 8 (5.71%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.43%) EMIR
3 2 (1.43%) MiFID
4 1 (0.71%) BS7666
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) Docker
2 6 (4.29%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (17.86%) Ansible
2 18 (12.86%) Consul
2 18 (12.86%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (12.86%) Puppet
2 18 (12.86%) Rundeck
2 18 (12.86%) Terraform
3 3 (2.14%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.43%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 18 (12.86%) RedGate
1 18 (12.86%) ServiceNow
1 18 (12.86%) Splunk
2 12 (8.57%) Oracle
3 7 (5.00%) Google
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.29%) IBM
5 2 (1.43%) Adobe
5 2 (1.43%) Apigee
5 2 (1.43%) Avaya
5 2 (1.43%) Cisco
5 2 (1.43%) Perforce
5 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.43%) VMware