Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 148 146
Rank change year-on-year +97 -2 +78
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 255 79 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.74% 1.43% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 1.55% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 160 46 25
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.25% +14.12%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,625 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £87,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%

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 5,003 5,097 4,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.98% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,262 3,251 2,923
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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
Edinburgh +85 127 £57,500 +15.00% 21
Glasgow +37 117 £50,000 -9.09% 16
West Lothian - 8 £47,500 - 2
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £36,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 - 3
Stirling - 1 £46,000 -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 144 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (49.80%) Java
3 79 (30.98%) Linux
4 78 (30.59%) AngularJS
5 77 (30.20%) JavaScript
6 74 (29.02%) Git (software)
7 64 (25.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 63 (24.71%) HTML
9 61 (23.92%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (23.92%) Spring
9 61 (23.92%) Software Engineering
9 61 (23.92%) Open Source
10 60 (23.53%) C#
11 59 (23.14%) DevOps
12 58 (22.75%) SQL
13 56 (21.96%) .NET
13 56 (21.96%) React
14 53 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
15 48 (18.82%) CSS
15 48 (18.82%) Relational Database
16 43 (16.86%) MVC
17 41 (16.08%) TDD
18 40 (15.69%) Subversion
18 40 (15.69%) Docker
19 38 (14.90%) Finance
20 37 (14.51%) REST
21 36 (14.12%) Hibernate
21 36 (14.12%) Windows
21 36 (14.12%) OO
22 35 (13.73%) SOA

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 18 (7.06%) JBoss
2 17 (6.67%) Apache
3 13 (5.10%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.39%) Jetty
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.39%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Magento
2 2 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 64 (25.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (10.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.71%) npm
5 10 (3.92%) Office 365
5 10 (3.92%) PaaS
6 8 (3.14%) OpenShift
7 7 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.57%) SaaS
10 3 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.18%) Serverless
11 2 (0.78%) GitHub
11 2 (0.78%) IaaS
12 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.75%) HTTP
2 5 (1.96%) Internet
2 5 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.18%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.18%) VLAN
3 3 (1.18%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.39%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.82%) Relational Database
2 29 (11.37%) SQL Server
3 26 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 25 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.27%) Big Data
5 16 (6.27%) RDBMS
6 15 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 13 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (4.31%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.96%) DB2
9 5 (1.96%) Text Mining
10 3 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.78%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.39%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.39%) KDB
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 74 (29.02%) Git (software)
2 40 (15.69%) Subversion
3 32 (12.55%) Jenkins
4 31 (12.16%) JIRA
5 30 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (9.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (9.80%) GoCD
6 25 (9.80%) IBM UrbanCode
6 25 (9.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (8.63%) Eclipse
8 21 (8.24%) JUnit
9 19 (7.45%) Maven
10 16 (6.27%) Gradle
11 14 (5.49%) Mockito
12 13 (5.10%) Bitbucket
13 12 (4.71%) webpack
14 11 (4.31%) Hudson
15 7 (2.75%) Babel
15 7 (2.75%) Log4Net
15 7 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 38 (14.90%) Finance
2 21 (8.24%) Games
3 20 (7.84%) Banking
4 4 (1.57%) Marketing
5 3 (1.18%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Law
6 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (41.96%) Developer
2 48 (18.82%) Software Engineer
3 40 (15.69%) Java Developer
4 31 (12.16%) Consultant
5 28 (10.98%) Senior Developer
6 27 (10.59%) .NET Developer
7 25 (9.80%) DevOps Consultant
7 25 (9.80%) Java Engineer
7 25 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
7 25 (9.80%) Senior DevOps
7 25 (9.80%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 21 (8.24%) Architect
8 21 (8.24%) Java Software Engineer
9 16 (6.27%) Designer
9 16 (6.27%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.49%) C# Developer
10 14 (5.49%) Solutions Designer
11 10 (3.92%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.53%) J2EE Developer
12 9 (3.53%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (30.59%) AngularJS
2 63 (24.71%) HTML
3 61 (23.92%) Spring
4 56 (21.96%) .NET
4 56 (21.96%) React
5 48 (18.82%) CSS
6 37 (14.51%) REST
7 36 (14.12%) Hibernate
8 30 (11.76%) HTML5
9 28 (10.98%) Java EE
9 28 (10.98%) Web Services
10 27 (10.59%) Spring Boot
11 26 (10.20%) ASP.NET
12 25 (9.80%) Elastic Stack
12 25 (9.80%) Node.js
12 25 (9.80%) RESTful
13 24 (9.41%) SOAP
14 23 (9.02%) Kafka
15 22 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (7.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.98%) Fintech
2 22 (8.63%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.75%) User Experience
8 5 (1.96%) DataPower
9 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.18%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.39%) LIMS
12 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.98%) Linux
2 36 (14.12%) Windows
3 27 (10.59%) Unix
4 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) AIX
5 1 (0.39%) Android
5 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.39%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.92%) Continuous Integration
2 61 (23.92%) Open Source
2 61 (23.92%) Software Engineering
3 59 (23.14%) DevOps
4 43 (16.86%) MVC
5 41 (16.08%) TDD
6 36 (14.12%) OO
7 35 (13.73%) SOA
8 33 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 29 (11.37%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (11.37%) Test Automation
10 28 (10.98%) High Availability
10 28 (10.98%) Scrum
11 27 (10.59%) Continuous Deployment
11 27 (10.59%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 25 (9.80%) Customer Engagement
13 21 (8.24%) OOP
14 20 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 127 (49.80%) Java
2 77 (30.20%) JavaScript
3 60 (23.53%) C#
4 58 (22.75%) SQL
5 25 (9.80%) Python
6 18 (7.06%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.10%) C++
8 12 (4.71%) Ruby
8 12 (4.71%) Shell Script
9 10 (3.92%) C
10 9 (3.53%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.14%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.75%) Java 8
13 5 (1.96%) ES6
13 5 (1.96%) Perl
13 5 (1.96%) PHP
14 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.18%) Scala
15 2 (0.78%) Groovy
15 2 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (10.98%) Degree
2 12 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.78%) PhD
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) GDPR
2 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (15.69%) Docker
2 5 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (11.37%) Ansible
1 29 (11.37%) Kubernetes
2 26 (10.20%) Consul
2 26 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (10.20%) Terraform
3 25 (9.80%) Puppet
3 25 (9.80%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 25 (9.80%) Delphix
1 25 (9.80%) RedGate
1 25 (9.80%) ServiceNow
1 25 (9.80%) Splunk
2 23 (9.02%) Oracle
3 17 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.35%) IBM
5 5 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.57%) Zend
7 3 (1.18%) Google
8 2 (0.78%) CA
8 2 (0.78%) Okta
8 2 (0.78%) Sybase
9 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.39%) Wallstreet Suite