Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 27 41
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 248 200 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 6.13% 7.26% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 7.91% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 157 121 194
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,250 £32,875
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,750 £39,044
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.64% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £84,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.62% - +1.96%

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 3,680 2,529 4,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.91% 91.76% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,368 1,601 3,330
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,475
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,595 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.31% +3.54% -
75th Percentile £60,640 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 -6 130 £53,000 -15.20% 30
Glasgow 0 99 £52,500 - 20
Dundee - 8 £61,250 -
Aberdeen - 4 £57,500 - 1
West Lothian -3 3 £55,000 -
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £40,000 -25.58%
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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.

1 119 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (39.92%) Java
3 98 (39.52%) DevOps
4 96 (38.71%) Docker
5 81 (32.66%) Azure
6 76 (30.65%) JavaScript
7 70 (28.23%) AWS
8 68 (27.42%) Software Engineering
9 65 (26.21%) C#
10 60 (24.19%) Finance
10 60 (24.19%) SaaS
11 59 (23.79%) Kubernetes
12 56 (22.58%) React
12 56 (22.58%) .NET
13 53 (21.37%) SQL
14 51 (20.56%) Problem-Solving
15 50 (20.16%) Linux
16 49 (19.76%) SQL Server
17 48 (19.35%) Spring
18 46 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
19 45 (18.15%) Infrastructure as Code
20 44 (17.74%) Kafka
20 44 (17.74%) Marketing
21 41 (16.53%) OO
21 41 (16.53%) Mobile App
22 39 (15.73%) Mentoring
23 38 (15.32%) Windows
23 38 (15.32%) EPoS
24 36 (14.52%) Scrum
24 36 (14.52%) NoSQL

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 14 (5.65%) Apache
2 10 (4.03%) ColdFusion
3 7 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.42%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.42%) JBoss
5 5 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.21%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.21%) IIS
7 3 (1.21%) nginx
8 2 (0.81%) CMS
8 2 (0.81%) Confluence
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.40%) Drupal
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 81 (32.66%) Azure
2 70 (28.23%) AWS
3 60 (24.19%) SaaS
4 22 (8.87%) Serverless
5 19 (7.66%) GCP
6 9 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (3.23%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (2.82%) Azure Service Bus
8 7 (2.82%) GitHub
9 6 (2.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 6 (2.42%) npm
10 3 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.21%) IaaS
10 3 (1.21%) PaaS
11 2 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.81%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.42%) Intelligent Network
2 5 (2.02%) DNS
2 5 (2.02%) HTTPS
2 5 (2.02%) Internet
3 3 (1.21%) Firewall
4 2 (0.81%) BIG-IP
4 2 (0.81%) Broadband
4 2 (0.81%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.52%) NoSQL
3 22 (8.87%) MongoDB
3 22 (8.87%) MySQL
4 16 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (5.24%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.61%) Big Data
9 3 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.21%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.81%) HBase
10 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.81%) Power BI
10 2 (0.81%) Redis
11 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 36 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (4.03%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.03%) JIRA
4 7 (2.82%) gulp
4 7 (2.82%) Selenium
5 6 (2.42%) Babel
5 6 (2.42%) Subversion
6 4 (1.61%) Cypress.io
6 4 (1.61%) Postman
6 4 (1.61%) REST Assured
6 4 (1.61%) TestNG
7 3 (1.21%) InstallShield
7 3 (1.21%) Maven
7 3 (1.21%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.21%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.81%) JUnit
8 2 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.40%) GitLab
General
1 60 (24.19%) Finance
2 46 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (17.74%) Marketing
4 34 (13.71%) Social Skills
5 14 (5.65%) Banking
6 9 (3.63%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.23%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.42%) Retail
9 4 (1.61%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.81%) Games
10 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 119 (47.98%) Developer
2 40 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 33 (13.31%) Senior Developer
4 27 (10.89%) Software Engineer
5 25 (10.08%) Software Developer
6 20 (8.06%) Architect
6 20 (8.06%) Site Engineer
6 20 (8.06%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 19 (7.66%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (7.66%) PHP Developer
8 15 (6.05%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (4.84%) Lead Developer
9 12 (4.84%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 12 (4.84%) Senior PHP Developer
10 11 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (4.44%) Java Engineer
11 10 (4.03%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.63%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.58%) .NET
1 56 (22.58%) React
2 48 (19.35%) Spring
3 44 (17.74%) Kafka
4 35 (14.11%) Spring Boot
5 30 (12.10%) AngularJS
6 24 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 24 (9.68%) CSS
6 24 (9.68%) HTML
6 24 (9.68%) REST
7 23 (9.27%) .NET Framework
8 22 (8.87%) Node.js
9 21 (8.47%) .NET Core
10 19 (7.66%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (7.26%) Web Services
12 16 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (5.65%) Entity Framework
13 14 (5.65%) RESTful
13 14 (5.65%) Vue.js
14 12 (4.84%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.53%) Mobile App
2 38 (15.32%) EPoS
3 34 (13.71%) Public Cloud
4 33 (13.31%) Data Centre
5 21 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.84%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.02%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.02%) Mainframe
8 5 (2.02%) User Experience
9 3 (1.21%) Social Media
9 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.81%) DataPower
10 2 (0.81%) PKI
11 1 (0.40%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.16%) Linux
2 38 (15.32%) Windows
3 12 (4.84%) Unix
4 2 (0.81%) Android
4 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (47.98%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (39.52%) DevOps
3 68 (27.42%) Software Engineering
4 51 (20.56%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (18.15%) Infrastructure as Code
6 41 (16.53%) OO
7 39 (15.73%) Mentoring
8 36 (14.52%) Scrum
9 35 (14.11%) TDD
10 33 (13.31%) Analytics
10 33 (13.31%) Test Automation
11 30 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (11.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 28 (11.29%) MVC
13 28 (11.29%) Product Management
14 27 (10.89%) Systems Engineering
15 24 (9.68%) Critical Thinking
15 24 (9.68%) Demand Management
15 24 (9.68%) Technical Debt
15 24 (9.68%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 99 (39.92%) Java
2 76 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 65 (26.21%) C#
4 53 (21.37%) SQL
5 35 (14.11%) PHP
6 22 (8.87%) Python
7 21 (8.47%) TypeScript
8 19 (7.66%) Java 8
9 16 (6.45%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.63%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.21%) Go
12 3 (1.21%) Ruby
12 3 (1.21%) VB
13 2 (0.81%) C++
13 2 (0.81%) Perl
13 2 (0.81%) Scala
13 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.40%) Elixir
14 1 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (4.84%) Degree
2 9 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.21%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) RHCE
4 1 (0.40%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.03%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) HIPAA
System Software
1 96 (38.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 59 (23.79%) Kubernetes
2 24 (9.68%) ZABBIX
3 13 (5.24%) Terraform
4 11 (4.44%) Graylog
5 8 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.82%) Ansible
7 5 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.02%) Puppet
8 2 (0.81%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.81%) Consul
8 2 (0.81%) Packer
9 1 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.40%) Grafana
9 1 (0.40%) Graphite
9 1 (0.40%) Istio
9 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (4.03%) Oracle
2 9 (3.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.23%) Google
4 5 (2.02%) IBM
5 3 (1.21%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.21%) Databricks
5 3 (1.21%) Pega
5 3 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.21%) SAP
5 3 (1.21%) StreamSets
6 2 (0.81%) Apple
6 2 (0.81%) CA
6 2 (0.81%) Citrix
6 2 (0.81%) F5
6 2 (0.81%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.81%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.40%) Dell
7 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.40%) Sybase
7 1 (0.40%) Zend