Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 134 222
Rank change year-on-year +1 +88 -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 100 75 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.77% 1.50% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.64% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 54 38 13
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £89,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -14.29%

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 5133 4576 5810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.11% 91.36% 91.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3310 2822 3681
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,702 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,025 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +9 66 £60,000 +21.83% 6
Edinburgh -5 32 £60,000 - 7
Falkirk - 2 - -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 77 (77.00%) Java
2 52 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (41.00%) DevOps
4 38 (38.00%) Spring
4 38 (38.00%) Git (software)
5 32 (32.00%) Finance
6 28 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (26.00%) TDD
8 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 25 (25.00%) Analytics
9 24 (24.00%) Open Source
10 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (22.00%) REST
10 22 (22.00%) Software Engineering
11 21 (21.00%) Jenkins
11 21 (21.00%) RESTful
11 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (20.00%) Python
13 19 (19.00%) SOA
13 19 (19.00%) OO
14 18 (18.00%) Web Services
14 18 (18.00%) Linux
15 17 (17.00%) C#
15 17 (17.00%) SQL
16 16 (16.00%) JIRA
17 15 (15.00%) Unix
17 15 (15.00%) Test Automation
18 14 (14.00%) AngularJS
18 14 (14.00%) Oracle
18 14 (14.00%) Ansible

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 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.00%) Confluence
3 5 (5.00%) Apache
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.00%) CMS
6 2 (2.00%) JBoss
7 1 (1.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (9.00%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (7.00%) PaaS
6 6 (6.00%) SaaS
7 4 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (3.00%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (3.00%) npm
9 2 (2.00%) IaaS
9 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) HTTP
2 5 (5.00%) Internet
3 4 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.00%) Big Data
2 12 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (12.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (4.00%) MySQL
9 3 (3.00%) CouchDB
9 3 (3.00%) DocumentDB
9 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.00%) Redis
11 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.00%) Blockchain
11 1 (1.00%) DB2
11 1 (1.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 38 (38.00%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (16.00%) JIRA
4 13 (13.00%) Maven
4 13 (13.00%) Subversion
5 11 (11.00%) JUnit
6 10 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (8.00%) GoCD
7 8 (8.00%) IBM UrbanCode
8 5 (5.00%) Bitbucket
8 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.00%) Mockito
8 5 (5.00%) Selenium
9 4 (4.00%) DbUnit
9 4 (4.00%) jMock
9 4 (4.00%) SonarQube
9 4 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Banking
2 10 (10.00%) Games
3 3 (3.00%) Prime Brokerage
3 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (54.00%) Developer
2 36 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 27 (27.00%) Senior Developer
4 18 (18.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (14.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) Consultant
6 13 (13.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 13 (13.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (13.00%) Senior DevOps
7 12 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (11.00%) Lead DevOps
8 11 (11.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 11 (11.00%) Senior Consultant
8 11 (11.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
9 10 (10.00%) Software Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 6 (6.00%) Angular Developer
11 6 (6.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.00%) Spring
2 22 (22.00%) REST
3 21 (21.00%) RESTful
4 18 (18.00%) Web Services
5 14 (14.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (13.00%) HTML
6 13 (13.00%) J2EE
6 13 (13.00%) React
6 13 (13.00%) SOAP
7 11 (11.00%) XML
8 10 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 10 (10.00%) HTML5
9 9 (9.00%) .NET
9 9 (9.00%) Angular 2
10 8 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (7.00%) Node.js
12 6 (6.00%) Apache Camel
12 6 (6.00%) CSS
12 6 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (11.00%) User Experience
3 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.00%) Fintech
4 4 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.00%) DataPower
5 3 (3.00%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.00%) Tandem
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.00%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.00%) Linux
2 15 (15.00%) Unix
3 8 (8.00%) Windows
4 4 (4.00%) AIX
4 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.00%) Solaris
5 3 (3.00%) Android
5 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.00%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.00%) DevOps
3 26 (26.00%) TDD
4 25 (25.00%) Analytics
5 24 (24.00%) Open Source
6 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (22.00%) Software Engineering
7 19 (19.00%) OO
7 19 (19.00%) SOA
8 15 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 13 (13.00%) Machine Learning
10 11 (11.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (11.00%) MVC
10 11 (11.00%) SDLC
11 10 (10.00%) Scrum
12 9 (9.00%) Information Security
13 8 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
13 8 (8.00%) OOP
14 7 (7.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (77.00%) Java
2 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (20.00%) Python
4 17 (17.00%) C#
4 17 (17.00%) SQL
5 13 (13.00%) C++
6 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.00%) Scala
7 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.00%) PHP
9 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.00%) Clojure
10 2 (2.00%) GraphQL
10 2 (2.00%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.00%) ES6
11 1 (1.00%) Go
11 1 (1.00%) Jython
11 1 (1.00%) R
11 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) QA
2 8 (8.00%) GCP
3 1 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.00%) EMIR
3 1 (1.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Docker
2 4 (4.00%) Apache Flume
3 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (14.00%) Ansible
2 10 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (10.00%) Puppet
3 8 (8.00%) Consul
3 8 (8.00%) Rundeck
3 8 (8.00%) Terraform
4 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.00%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Oracle
2 8 (8.00%) RedGate
2 8 (8.00%) ServiceNow
2 8 (8.00%) Splunk
3 6 (6.00%) IBM
4 4 (4.00%) Google
4 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.00%) VMware
6 2 (2.00%) Adobe
6 2 (2.00%) Apigee
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.00%) Zend
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.00%) Perforce