Period
to 26 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 85 133
Rank change year-on-year +42 +48 +65
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 297 191 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.54% 3.30% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 3.55% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 165 112 43
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.70% +27.78%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £74,450 £75,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 4,994 5,382 4,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.10% 92.87% 93.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,283 3,652 2,706
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 26 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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
Edinburgh +28 134 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Glasgow +20 114 £50,000 - 6
West Lothian - 16 £42,500 -
Fife - 14 £45,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 9 £55,000 -
Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £72,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £46,250 -
Strathclyde - 1 £60,000 -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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.

1 135 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (43.77%) Java
3 129 (43.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 98 (33.00%) C#
5 91 (30.64%) Amazon AWS
6 90 (30.30%) SQL
7 89 (29.97%) JavaScript
8 79 (26.60%) Software Engineering
9 77 (25.93%) .NET
10 73 (24.58%) Git (software)
10 73 (24.58%) AngularJS
11 69 (23.23%) DevOps
11 69 (23.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 60 (20.20%) MVC
12 60 (20.20%) React
12 60 (20.20%) Docker
13 59 (19.87%) Kubernetes
14 58 (19.53%) Spring
15 57 (19.19%) Oracle
16 55 (18.52%) Degree
17 54 (18.18%) Finance
18 53 (17.85%) Linux
18 53 (17.85%) Continuous Integration
18 53 (17.85%) Problem-Solving
19 51 (17.17%) Node.js
20 48 (16.16%) HTML
21 46 (15.49%) CSS
22 45 (15.15%) Scrum
23 44 (14.81%) NoSQL
24 43 (14.48%) Google

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 17 (5.72%) JBoss
2 11 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.37%) Confluence
4 9 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (3.03%) WildFly
5 8 (2.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.67%) Apache
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.34%) nginx
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 129 (43.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (30.64%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (23.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (7.07%) Serverless
5 18 (6.06%) SaaS
6 13 (4.38%) IaaS
7 12 (4.04%) PaaS
8 8 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.67%) npm
10 2 (0.67%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.67%) Slack
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.37%) HTTP
2 7 (2.36%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.36%) VLAN
3 2 (0.67%) SSL
3 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 32 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 31 (10.44%) Relational Database
4 27 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (8.42%) MongoDB
6 18 (6.06%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.71%) MySQL
8 12 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.04%) Big Data
9 10 (3.37%) MariaDB
10 9 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
11 5 (1.68%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.01%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.67%) OLTP
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.67%) SQLite
14 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 73 (24.58%) Git (software)
2 42 (14.14%) Jenkins
3 40 (13.47%) JIRA
4 38 (12.79%) Subversion
5 29 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (8.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (8.75%) GoCD
6 26 (8.75%) IBM UrbanCode
6 26 (8.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (7.41%) Cucumber
8 16 (5.39%) Gradle
9 15 (5.05%) Selenium
10 11 (3.70%) Eclipse
11 10 (3.37%) Ant
11 10 (3.37%) Maven
11 10 (3.37%) TeamCity
12 9 (3.03%) Android Studio
13 8 (2.69%) Hudson
14 6 (2.02%) ClearCase
14 6 (2.02%) JUnit
General
1 54 (18.18%) Finance
2 22 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
3 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.34%) Games
4 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 139 (46.80%) Developer
2 68 (22.90%) Software Engineer
3 54 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 38 (12.79%) .NET Developer
5 36 (12.12%) Consultant
6 35 (11.78%) C# Developer
7 32 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
8 27 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 26 (8.75%) DevOps Consultant
9 26 (8.75%) Senior DevOps
9 26 (8.75%) Senior DevOps Consultant
10 22 (7.41%) Senior Developer
11 21 (7.07%) Senior Software Engineer
12 20 (6.73%) Architect
13 16 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 15 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
15 12 (4.04%) Analyst
15 12 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (4.04%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (25.93%) .NET
2 73 (24.58%) AngularJS
3 60 (20.20%) React
4 58 (19.53%) Spring
5 51 (17.17%) Node.js
6 48 (16.16%) HTML
7 46 (15.49%) CSS
8 35 (11.78%) ASP.NET
9 31 (10.44%) Elastic Stack
10 30 (10.10%) Web Services
11 28 (9.43%) .NET Core
11 28 (9.43%) Spring Boot
12 27 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (8.75%) REST
14 25 (8.42%) Hibernate
14 25 (8.42%) HTML5
15 24 (8.08%) RESTful
16 19 (6.40%) CSS3
16 19 (6.40%) React Native
17 18 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.42%) Management Information System
2 23 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.04%) User Experience
5 10 (3.37%) Fintech
6 9 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.01%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.67%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.67%) Life Science
10 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) DataPower
10 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.85%) Linux
2 33 (11.11%) Windows
3 32 (10.77%) Unix
4 10 (3.37%) Android
5 9 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.36%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.68%) CentOS
7 5 (1.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (26.60%) Software Engineering
3 69 (23.23%) DevOps
4 60 (20.20%) MVC
5 53 (17.85%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (17.85%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (15.15%) Scrum
7 42 (14.14%) Computer Science
7 42 (14.14%) SDLC
8 40 (13.47%) Open Source
8 40 (13.47%) Test Automation
9 35 (11.78%) Continuous Delivery
10 31 (10.44%) Mentoring
11 29 (9.76%) TDD
12 27 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
12 27 (9.09%) Kanban
13 25 (8.42%) BDD
13 25 (8.42%) SOA
14 22 (7.41%) Decision-Making
15 19 (6.40%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 130 (43.77%) Java
2 98 (33.00%) C#
3 90 (30.30%) SQL
4 89 (29.97%) JavaScript
5 34 (11.45%) Python
6 30 (10.10%) TypeScript
7 21 (7.07%) Shell Script
8 19 (6.40%) C
9 18 (6.06%) PL/SQL
10 17 (5.72%) C++
11 11 (3.70%) Java 8
12 9 (3.03%) PHP
13 8 (2.69%) ES6
14 6 (2.02%) Scala
15 5 (1.68%) Jython
16 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.67%) Go
17 2 (0.67%) Perl
17 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
18 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (18.52%) Degree
2 11 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) MCAD
4 1 (0.34%) MCSD
4 1 (0.34%) MCTS
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.69%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (20.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 59 (19.87%) Kubernetes
2 37 (12.46%) Ansible
2 37 (12.46%) Terraform
3 29 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (9.43%) Puppet
5 26 (8.75%) Consul
5 26 (8.75%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.67%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.34%) Istio
Vendors
1 57 (19.19%) Oracle
2 43 (14.48%) Google
3 36 (12.12%) Splunk
4 28 (9.43%) ServiceNow
5 26 (8.75%) Delphix
5 26 (8.75%) RedGate
6 20 (6.73%) Microsoft
7 10 (3.37%) AppDynamics
7 10 (3.37%) Dynatrace
8 8 (2.69%) IBM
9 6 (2.02%) Xamarin
9 6 (2.02%) Zend
10 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.67%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.34%) CA
11 1 (0.34%) iManage
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.34%) Serena
11 1 (0.34%) Sybase
11 1 (0.34%) TIBCO