Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 123 136
Rank change year-on-year +74 +13 +90
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 272 104 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.13% 1.87% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.48% 2.03% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 140 55 39
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £88,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.63% +2.50%

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 4,966 5,124 4,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.61% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,186 3,330 2,827
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £28,841 £28,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +77 138 £57,500 +4.55% 15
Glasgow +24 108 £50,000 -16.67% 19
West Lothian - 13 £47,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 10 £55,000 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £36,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Stirling - 1 £46,000 -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 138 (50.74%) Java
2 136 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (36.40%) AngularJS
4 91 (33.46%) JavaScript
5 90 (33.09%) Git (software)
6 80 (29.41%) C#
7 79 (29.04%) HTML
7 79 (29.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 73 (26.84%) Amazon AWS
9 70 (25.74%) SQL
9 70 (25.74%) CSS
10 68 (25.00%) React
11 66 (24.26%) DevOps
11 66 (24.26%) Spring
12 62 (22.79%) .NET
12 62 (22.79%) Linux
13 59 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (20.96%) Software Engineering
15 56 (20.59%) Open Source
16 55 (20.22%) Docker
17 54 (19.85%) Relational Database
18 47 (17.28%) Subversion
19 46 (16.91%) Oracle
20 44 (16.18%) MVC
21 43 (15.81%) Kubernetes
22 42 (15.44%) Finance
23 41 (15.07%) Google Cloud Platform
24 39 (14.34%) Continuous Delivery
24 39 (14.34%) PostgreSQL
24 39 (14.34%) Scrum

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 21 (7.72%) JBoss
2 17 (6.25%) Apache
3 14 (5.15%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.04%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (3.68%) WildFly
6 6 (2.21%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.10%) Confluence
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.37%) Jetty
10 1 (0.37%) nginx
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (2.94%) Magento
2 2 (0.74%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 79 (29.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (26.84%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (15.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.68%) OpenShift
5 8 (2.94%) npm
6 5 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.84%) PaaS
6 5 (1.84%) Serverless
7 3 (1.10%) Office 365
7 3 (1.10%) Slack
8 2 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.74%) GitHub
8 2 (0.74%) IaaS
8 2 (0.74%) SaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.31%) HTTP
2 6 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.84%) Internet
4 3 (1.10%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.10%) VLAN
4 3 (1.10%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.37%) Modbus
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (19.85%) Relational Database
2 39 (14.34%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (11.03%) NoSQL
4 28 (10.29%) SQL Server
5 27 (9.93%) RDBMS
6 22 (8.09%) MongoDB
7 19 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (4.41%) Big Data
9 11 (4.04%) MySQL
10 10 (3.68%) MariaDB
11 6 (2.21%) Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.84%) Text Mining
13 4 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
14 3 (1.10%) SQLite
15 2 (0.74%) DB2
15 2 (0.74%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 90 (33.09%) Git (software)
2 47 (17.28%) Subversion
3 33 (12.13%) Jenkins
4 30 (11.03%) JIRA
5 26 (9.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 26 (9.56%) GoCD
5 26 (9.56%) IBM UrbanCode
5 26 (9.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (9.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (7.72%) Eclipse
7 20 (7.35%) Gradle
8 13 (4.78%) JUnit
9 11 (4.04%) Hudson
10 10 (3.68%) Android Studio
10 10 (3.68%) Ant
10 10 (3.68%) Bitbucket
11 9 (3.31%) Maven
11 9 (3.31%) Selenium
12 8 (2.94%) webpack
13 6 (2.21%) Mockito
General
1 42 (15.44%) Finance
2 17 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (1.47%) Games
3 4 (1.47%) Marketing
4 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.74%) Law
4 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 128 (47.06%) Developer
2 58 (21.32%) Software Engineer
3 53 (19.49%) Java Developer
4 34 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 32 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 28 (10.29%) Consultant
7 26 (9.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 26 (9.56%) Senior Consultant
7 26 (9.56%) Senior DevOps
7 26 (9.56%) Senior DevOps Consultant
8 24 (8.82%) C# Developer
9 22 (8.09%) Architect
10 20 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (6.99%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
13 11 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (3.68%) C# Software Engineer
14 10 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.68%) Principal Engineer
14 10 (3.68%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (36.40%) AngularJS
2 79 (29.04%) HTML
3 70 (25.74%) CSS
4 68 (25.00%) React
5 66 (24.26%) Spring
6 62 (22.79%) .NET
7 38 (13.97%) HTML5
8 37 (13.60%) Hibernate
9 35 (12.87%) RESTful
10 34 (12.50%) Java EE
11 33 (12.13%) Spring Boot
12 32 (11.76%) Node.js
13 28 (10.29%) Elastic Stack
14 27 (9.93%) ASP.NET
14 27 (9.93%) Kafka
15 25 (9.19%) Web Services
16 24 (8.82%) REST
17 23 (8.46%) CSS3
18 21 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
19 20 (7.35%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.13%) Fintech
2 21 (7.72%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (5.51%) User Experience
6 14 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.41%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.21%) DataPower
9 3 (1.10%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.10%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.74%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.37%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.37%) LIMS
11 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.79%) Linux
2 30 (11.03%) Unix
2 30 (11.03%) Windows
3 10 (3.68%) Android
3 10 (3.68%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.10%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.74%) CentOS
5 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (24.26%) DevOps
3 59 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (20.96%) Software Engineering
5 56 (20.59%) Open Source
6 44 (16.18%) MVC
7 39 (14.34%) Continuous Delivery
7 39 (14.34%) Scrum
8 38 (13.97%) OO
8 38 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (13.24%) Test Automation
10 35 (12.87%) SOA
10 35 (12.87%) TDD
11 30 (11.03%) Mentoring
12 29 (10.66%) Computer Science
13 27 (9.93%) Customer Engagement
14 21 (7.72%) BDD
15 19 (6.99%) Kanban
16 18 (6.62%) OOP
17 16 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 138 (50.74%) Java
2 91 (33.46%) JavaScript
3 80 (29.41%) C#
4 70 (25.74%) SQL
5 39 (14.34%) Python
6 24 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 17 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 16 (5.88%) C++
9 15 (5.51%) C
9 15 (5.51%) TypeScript
10 11 (4.04%) ES6
11 10 (3.68%) Java 8
11 10 (3.68%) PHP
11 10 (3.68%) Ruby
12 6 (2.21%) Perl
13 3 (1.10%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.10%) Scala
14 2 (0.74%) Jython
14 2 (0.74%) R
15 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (13.60%) Degree
2 11 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) PhD
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.37%) PMO
1 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (20.22%) Docker
2 5 (1.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 43 (15.81%) Kubernetes
2 28 (10.29%) Ansible
2 28 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (9.93%) Consul
3 27 (9.93%) Terraform
4 26 (9.56%) Puppet
4 26 (9.56%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.10%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 46 (16.91%) Oracle
2 26 (9.56%) Delphix
2 26 (9.56%) RedGate
2 26 (9.56%) ServiceNow
2 26 (9.56%) Splunk
3 16 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.51%) Google
5 8 (2.94%) IBM
5 8 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.94%) Zend
6 7 (2.57%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.10%) CA
8 2 (0.74%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.74%) Okta
9 1 (0.37%) DocuSign
9 1 (0.37%) iManage
9 1 (0.37%) Serena
9 1 (0.37%) Sybase
9 1 (0.37%) TIBCO