Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Scotland
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 40 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 +81
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 172 338 240
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 6.67% 6.15% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.31% 6.56% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 103 222 158
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.88% +4.51%

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 2,353 5,150 5,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.27% 93.70% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 3,362 3,714
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
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% +3.09%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Edinburgh +7 88 £62,500 +13.64% 8
Glasgow +9 79 £52,500 +5.00% 8
West Lothian +16 2 £55,000 +29.41%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £54,750 -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 99 (57.56%) Java
2 85 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (41.28%) JavaScript
4 68 (39.53%) C#
5 54 (31.40%) .NET
6 52 (30.23%) Docker
7 49 (28.49%) DevOps
8 48 (27.91%) Spring
9 44 (25.58%) Software Engineering
10 43 (25.00%) Finance
10 43 (25.00%) Spring Boot
11 39 (22.67%) SQL
12 38 (22.09%) Azure
12 38 (22.09%) Mentoring
13 34 (19.77%) Banking
14 33 (19.19%) AWS
15 32 (18.60%) TypeScript
15 32 (18.60%) TDD
16 31 (18.02%) Java 8
17 29 (16.86%) AngularJS
17 29 (16.86%) NoSQL
17 29 (16.86%) Node.js
17 29 (16.86%) REST
18 28 (16.28%) Test Automation
18 28 (16.28%) ASP.NET
18 28 (16.28%) React
18 28 (16.28%) Kubernetes
19 27 (15.70%) Python
20 23 (13.37%) Git (software)
21 22 (12.79%) Web Services

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 13 (7.56%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.91%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (2.33%) CMS
4 3 (1.74%) Apache
4 3 (1.74%) JBoss
5 2 (1.16%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) nginx
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (22.09%) Azure
2 33 (19.19%) AWS
3 10 (5.81%) GCP
4 5 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.91%) GitHub
4 5 (2.91%) Serverless
5 4 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.33%) PaaS
6 3 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.74%) SaaS
7 2 (1.16%) IaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.58%) Apigee
8 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) HTTP
2 2 (1.16%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.86%) NoSQL
2 18 (10.47%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (7.56%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.49%) Big Data
6 6 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.58%) DB2
9 1 (0.58%) GIS
9 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.23%) Cucumber
3 9 (5.23%) Maven
4 6 (3.49%) Gerrit
4 6 (3.49%) Gradle
5 5 (2.91%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.91%) NUnit
5 5 (2.91%) REST Assured
6 4 (2.33%) Cypress.io
6 4 (2.33%) JUnit
7 2 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.16%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.16%) CppUnit
7 2 (1.16%) GitLab
7 2 (1.16%) JIRA
7 2 (1.16%) Selenium
7 2 (1.16%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) JMeter
8 1 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 43 (25.00%) Finance
2 34 (19.77%) Banking
3 13 (7.56%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.65%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Front Office
5 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (58.72%) Developer
2 40 (23.26%) Software Engineer
3 37 (21.51%) Java Developer
4 17 (9.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 17 (9.88%) Software Developer
5 15 (8.72%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.40%) Architect
6 11 (6.40%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (5.81%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.81%) Lead Software Engineer
8 9 (5.23%) Lead Developer
9 8 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (4.07%) Development Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Software Development Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) AWS Software Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Java Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.40%) .NET
2 48 (27.91%) Spring
3 43 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 29 (16.86%) AngularJS
4 29 (16.86%) Node.js
4 29 (16.86%) REST
5 28 (16.28%) ASP.NET
5 28 (16.28%) React
6 22 (12.79%) Web Services
7 21 (12.21%) GraphQL
8 16 (9.30%) CSS
8 16 (9.30%) RESTful
9 13 (7.56%) React Native
10 11 (6.40%) .NET Core
10 11 (6.40%) HTML
10 11 (6.40%) SOAP
11 10 (5.81%) Redux
12 8 (4.65%) Hibernate
12 8 (4.65%) Kafka
12 8 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.40%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.91%) Robotics
5 5 (2.91%) User Experience
6 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.58%) DataPower
8 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.58%) Life Science
8 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.07%) Linux
1 7 (4.07%) Windows
2 3 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (0.58%) Android
4 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (28.49%) DevOps
3 44 (25.58%) Software Engineering
4 38 (22.09%) Mentoring
5 32 (18.60%) TDD
6 28 (16.28%) Test Automation
7 20 (11.63%) Scrum
8 19 (11.05%) Analytics
9 18 (10.47%) Mobile Development
10 17 (9.88%) Prototyping
11 15 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (8.72%) Fintech
11 15 (8.72%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 14 (8.14%) SDLC
13 13 (7.56%) OO
13 13 (7.56%) Product Backlog
13 13 (7.56%) Technical Leadership
14 12 (6.98%) Web Development
15 11 (6.40%) Open Source
16 10 (5.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 99 (57.56%) Java
2 71 (41.28%) JavaScript
3 68 (39.53%) C#
4 39 (22.67%) SQL
5 32 (18.60%) TypeScript
6 31 (18.02%) Java 8
7 27 (15.70%) Python
8 16 (9.30%) Kotlin
9 15 (8.72%) Scala
10 13 (7.56%) Dart
11 9 (5.23%) Apple Swift
11 9 (5.23%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.91%) Clojure
12 5 (2.91%) VBA
13 4 (2.33%) Ruby
14 3 (1.74%) C
14 3 (1.74%) F#
14 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.16%) C++
15 2 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 52 (30.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (16.28%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.91%) Ansible
3 3 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.74%) Puppet
3 3 (1.74%) Terraform
4 2 (1.16%) Consul
4 2 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.16%) Grafana
4 2 (1.16%) Graphite
4 2 (1.16%) Packer
4 2 (1.16%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.58%) Rancher
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (4.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.49%) Google
3 5 (2.91%) Automation Anywhere
3 5 (2.91%) Blue Prism
3 5 (2.91%) UiPath
4 3 (1.74%) Apple
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle
5 2 (1.16%) SAP
5 2 (1.16%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.58%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.58%) CA
6 1 (0.58%) Coverity
6 1 (0.58%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) Splunk
6 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.58%) Zend