Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 30 55
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 +96
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 113 366 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 7.08% 7.15% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.77% 7.64% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 76 235 162
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £33,125 £33,250 £35,023
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%

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 1,454 4,791 5,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.05% 93.57% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 989 2,982 3,431
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.66%
10th Percentile £32,250 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 2020. 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 +15 65 £62,500 +25.00% 19
Edinburgh +1 41 £65,000 +18.18% 20
Dundee +5 4 £82,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £54,750 -
Stirling - 1 £40,000 -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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 59 (52.21%) Java
2 46 (40.71%) C#
2 46 (40.71%) Finance
3 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (35.40%) .NET
5 35 (30.97%) Software Engineering
5 35 (30.97%) AWS
6 33 (29.20%) Docker
7 32 (28.32%) Mentoring
8 31 (27.43%) DevOps
9 28 (24.78%) NoSQL
9 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
10 25 (22.12%) Python
11 24 (21.24%) TDD
11 24 (21.24%) Azure
12 22 (19.47%) Kubernetes
13 21 (18.58%) Spring
14 20 (17.70%) Banking
14 20 (17.70%) Fintech
15 19 (16.81%) SQL
16 18 (15.93%) OO
17 17 (15.04%) Scrum
17 17 (15.04%) Node.js
17 17 (15.04%) Hadoop
17 17 (15.04%) Spring Boot
18 16 (14.16%) React
18 16 (14.16%) Java 8
19 15 (13.27%) SaaS
19 15 (13.27%) AngularJS
20 14 (12.39%) Artificial Intelligence

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 12 (10.62%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.31%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.54%) CMS
4 2 (1.77%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.97%) AWS
2 24 (21.24%) Azure
3 15 (13.27%) SaaS
4 13 (11.50%) GCP
4 13 (11.50%) Serverless
5 8 (7.08%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.54%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.54%) IaaS
6 4 (3.54%) PaaS
7 3 (2.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.77%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.88%) GitHub
9 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) HTTP
1 2 (1.77%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.88%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.78%) NoSQL
2 17 (15.04%) Hadoop
3 13 (11.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (7.96%) Big Data
5 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.54%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (3.54%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.65%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.77%) Power BI
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.88%) HBase
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.65%) FitNesse
2 3 (2.65%) JMeter
2 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.77%) Cypress.io
3 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.77%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.88%) GitLab
4 1 (0.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.88%) JBehave
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 46 (40.71%) Finance
2 20 (17.70%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Back Office
4 3 (2.65%) Front Office
5 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (49.56%) Developer
2 20 (17.70%) Architect
2 20 (17.70%) Senior Developer
2 20 (17.70%) Software Engineer
3 17 (15.04%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Software Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (6.19%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.42%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.42%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) AWS Software Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Python Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Software Architect
9 4 (3.54%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.40%) .NET
2 21 (18.58%) Spring
3 17 (15.04%) Node.js
3 17 (15.04%) Spring Boot
4 16 (14.16%) React
5 15 (13.27%) AngularJS
6 13 (11.50%) REST
7 12 (10.62%) Vue.js
7 12 (10.62%) Web Services
8 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET
8 10 (8.85%) Kafka
9 8 (7.08%) .NET Core
9 8 (7.08%) React Native
10 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
10 7 (6.19%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (6.19%) GraphQL
11 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Core
12 5 (4.42%) RESTful
12 5 (4.42%) SOAP
13 4 (3.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.31%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.54%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.77%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.77%) Robotics
4 2 (1.77%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Life Science
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) Unix
3 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.77%) CentOS
4 2 (1.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.82%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.97%) Software Engineering
3 32 (28.32%) Mentoring
4 31 (27.43%) DevOps
5 24 (21.24%) TDD
6 20 (17.70%) Fintech
7 18 (15.93%) OO
8 17 (15.04%) Scrum
9 14 (12.39%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (12.39%) Prototyping
9 14 (12.39%) SDLC
10 9 (7.96%) Mobile Development
11 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 8 (7.08%) SOA
11 8 (7.08%) Test Automation
12 7 (6.19%) Analytics
12 7 (6.19%) BDD
12 7 (6.19%) Decision-Making
12 7 (6.19%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 59 (52.21%) Java
2 46 (40.71%) C#
3 28 (24.78%) JavaScript
4 25 (22.12%) Python
5 19 (16.81%) SQL
6 16 (14.16%) Java 8
7 12 (10.62%) Kotlin
8 11 (9.73%) TypeScript
9 9 (7.96%) Dart
10 8 (7.08%) C++
11 7 (6.19%) Go
12 6 (5.31%) F#
12 6 (5.31%) Scala
13 5 (4.42%) Apple Swift
13 5 (4.42%) Objective-C
13 5 (4.42%) Ruby
14 4 (3.54%) Clojure
14 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
15 3 (2.65%) Perl
15 3 (2.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (29.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (19.47%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.65%) Ansible
2 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.65%) Terraform
3 2 (1.77%) Rancher
3 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.08%) Google
3 7 (6.19%) Ceridian
4 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.77%) Automation Anywhere
5 2 (1.77%) Blue Prism
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle
5 2 (1.77%) SAP
5 2 (1.77%) UiPath
6 1 (0.88%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.88%) Splunk
6 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.88%) Zend