Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 87 152
Rank change year-on-year +20 +65 +245
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1,009 995 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.00% 3.48% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 3.82% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 858 881 599
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22,760 26,025 27,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.28% 91.10% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18,405 21,455 22,620
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the South East

Microservices
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices in the South East.

Salary trend for Microservices in the South East

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the South East

Microservices
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. 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
Thames Valley +34 561 £65,000 +4.00% 72
Berkshire +12 289 £65,000 +4.00% 43
Hampshire -21 147 £52,500 -4.55% 20
Buckinghamshire +46 138 £55,000 +14.58% 14
Surrey +25 137 £60,000 +9.09% 11
Oxfordshire +29 134 £64,000 -1.54% 15
East Sussex +20 86 £55,000 - 8
West Sussex -33 49 £48,000 -4.00% 8
Kent -2 19 £52,000 -24.36% 3
Sussex +3 3 £67,500 -28.95%
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 555 (55.00%) Java
2 548 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
3 381 (37.76%) Spring
4 343 (33.99%) JavaScript
5 342 (33.89%) Docker
6 308 (30.53%) C#
7 299 (29.63%) Software Engineering
8 285 (28.25%) Git (software)
9 258 (25.57%) .NET
10 250 (24.78%) Azure
10 250 (24.78%) DevOps
11 243 (24.08%) AWS
12 232 (22.99%) Scrum
13 223 (22.10%) TDD
14 190 (18.83%) AngularJS
15 188 (18.63%) Java 8
16 184 (18.24%) Kubernetes
17 182 (18.04%) React
18 179 (17.74%) JIRA
19 173 (17.15%) Spring Boot
20 170 (16.85%) SQL
21 165 (16.35%) RESTful
22 160 (15.86%) Jenkins
23 158 (15.66%) HTML
24 157 (15.56%) Python
24 157 (15.56%) Confluence
25 151 (14.97%) Degree
26 148 (14.67%) CSS
27 135 (13.38%) MongoDB
28 133 (13.18%) SQL Server

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 157 (15.56%) Confluence
2 42 (4.16%) CMS
3 35 (3.47%) Apache Spark
4 28 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 24 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 23 (2.28%) Drupal
7 21 (2.08%) Hyperledger
8 16 (1.59%) WordPress
9 15 (1.49%) SugarCRM
10 13 (1.29%) Apache
11 12 (1.19%) Apache Solr
11 12 (1.19%) Umbraco
11 12 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.99%) GlassFish
13 8 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.69%) IIS
15 6 (0.59%) GeoServer
15 6 (0.59%) JBoss
16 5 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.099%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.099%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 250 (24.78%) Azure
2 243 (24.08%) AWS
3 127 (12.59%) SaaS
4 62 (6.14%) GCP
5 60 (5.95%) PaaS
6 51 (5.05%) Serverless
7 30 (2.97%) IaaS
8 29 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (2.68%) Amazon S3
10 19 (1.88%) npm
11 17 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (1.29%) Amazon Cognito
14 10 (0.99%) Amazon ECS
14 10 (0.99%) BrowserStack
14 10 (0.99%) Datadog
14 10 (0.99%) Sage Pay
15 8 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.69%) GitHub
16 7 (0.69%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.18%) Internet
2 11 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.59%) HTTP
4 3 (0.30%) DHCP
4 3 (0.30%) DNS
4 3 (0.30%) LAN
5 2 (0.20%) SMTP
5 2 (0.20%) SSL
6 1 (0.099%) 5G
6 1 (0.099%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.099%) CTI
6 1 (0.099%) GPRS
6 1 (0.099%) MPLS
6 1 (0.099%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.099%) SAN
6 1 (0.099%) Skype
6 1 (0.099%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.099%) Telnet
6 1 (0.099%) VoIP
6 1 (0.099%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (13.38%) MongoDB
2 133 (13.18%) SQL Server
3 80 (7.93%) NoSQL
4 72 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 71 (7.04%) Redis
6 70 (6.94%) Big Data
7 37 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (3.67%) Hadoop
8 34 (3.37%) MySQL
9 33 (3.27%) Relational Database
10 27 (2.68%) Cosmos DB
11 25 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
12 22 (2.18%) Blockchain
13 19 (1.88%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 12 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.89%) Qlik Sense
16 9 (0.89%) QlikView
17 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 285 (28.25%) Git (software)
2 179 (17.74%) JIRA
3 160 (15.86%) Jenkins
4 99 (9.81%) Maven
5 73 (7.23%) Selenium
6 62 (6.14%) Cucumber
7 53 (5.25%) Bitbucket
8 43 (4.26%) JUnit
9 37 (3.67%) webpack
10 34 (3.37%) Babel
11 32 (3.17%) Visual Studio
12 26 (2.58%) CircleCI
13 24 (2.38%) JMeter
14 23 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
16 20 (1.98%) Gradle
17 19 (1.88%) Mocha
18 18 (1.78%) Mockito
18 18 (1.78%) Subversion
18 18 (1.78%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (11.00%) Retail
2 104 (10.31%) Finance
3 28 (2.78%) Public Sector
4 25 (2.48%) Games
5 14 (1.39%) Automotive
5 14 (1.39%) Banking
6 12 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.89%) Advertising
8 8 (0.79%) Marketing
9 7 (0.69%) Billing
9 7 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.50%) Electronics
11 4 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.40%) Military
12 3 (0.30%) Law
13 1 (0.099%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.099%) Front Office
13 1 (0.099%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.099%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 629 (62.34%) Developer
2 275 (27.25%) Java Developer
3 145 (14.37%) Software Engineer
4 137 (13.58%) Senior Developer
5 127 (12.59%) .NET Developer
6 105 (10.41%) C# Developer
7 92 (9.12%) Architect
8 75 (7.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 64 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 51 (5.05%) Java Engineer
11 49 (4.86%) Junior
12 43 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
12 43 (4.26%) Junior Developer
12 43 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
13 42 (4.16%) DevOps Engineer
13 42 (4.16%) React Developer
13 42 (4.16%) Software Developer
14 39 (3.87%) Lead Developer
15 35 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
15 35 (3.47%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (37.76%) Spring
2 258 (25.57%) .NET
3 190 (18.83%) AngularJS
4 182 (18.04%) React
5 173 (17.15%) Spring Boot
6 165 (16.35%) RESTful
7 158 (15.66%) HTML
8 148 (14.67%) CSS
9 130 (12.88%) REST
10 104 (10.31%) Kafka
11 102 (10.11%) .NET Core
12 95 (9.42%) .NET Framework
13 94 (9.32%) Node.js
13 94 (9.32%) Web Services
14 60 (5.95%) HTML5
15 57 (5.65%) Spring Cloud
16 55 (5.45%) jQuery
17 54 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 54 (5.35%) Swagger
18 53 (5.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 120 (11.89%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (3.87%) Cloud Native
3 35 (3.47%) User Experience
4 34 (3.37%) Public Cloud
5 30 (2.97%) Private Cloud
6 29 (2.87%) Algorithms
7 24 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (2.38%) iPad
7 24 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.19%) Social Media
11 9 (0.89%) FMCG
12 8 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (0.40%) Blog
14 4 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 114 (11.30%) Linux
2 34 (3.37%) Windows
3 15 (1.49%) Android
3 15 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.19%) Unix
5 6 (0.59%) ThreadX
6 5 (0.50%) CentOS
6 5 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.099%) VMS
8 1 (0.099%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (54.31%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 250 (24.78%) DevOps
4 232 (22.99%) Scrum
5 223 (22.10%) TDD
6 124 (12.29%) Computer Science
7 113 (11.20%) MVC
8 112 (11.10%) BDD
9 111 (11.00%) Test Automation
10 107 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
11 105 (10.41%) E-Commerce
12 90 (8.92%) SOA
13 82 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
14 75 (7.43%) Mentoring
15 74 (7.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 70 (6.94%) Kanban
17 63 (6.24%) API Development
17 63 (6.24%) Open Source
18 61 (6.05%) Artificial Intelligence
19 60 (5.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 555 (55.00%) Java
2 343 (33.99%) JavaScript
3 308 (30.53%) C#
4 188 (18.63%) Java 8
5 170 (16.85%) SQL
6 157 (15.56%) Python
7 62 (6.14%) ES6
8 44 (4.36%) Scala
9 39 (3.87%) PHP
10 38 (3.77%) TypeScript
11 34 (3.37%) ES7
12 27 (2.68%) C++
13 26 (2.58%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.48%) VB.NET
15 17 (1.68%) Go
16 15 (1.49%) C
16 15 (1.49%) Kotlin
17 14 (1.39%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.29%) Perl
19 9 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 151 (14.97%) Degree
2 93 (9.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.99%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.30%) PhD
7 3 (0.30%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.30%) SAFe Agilist
8 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.20%) SANS
9 1 (0.099%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.099%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.099%) ISEB
9 1 (0.099%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.85%) QA
2 14 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.19%) GDPR
4 3 (0.30%) NIST
5 2 (0.20%) COBIT
5 2 (0.20%) GAMP
5 2 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.099%) SLA
System Software
1 342 (33.89%) Docker
2 8 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.20%) NFS
6 1 (0.099%) Ceph
6 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.099%) vCloud
6 1 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 184 (18.24%) Kubernetes
2 61 (6.05%) Mesos
3 60 (5.95%) Marathon
4 55 (5.45%) Terraform
5 47 (4.66%) Ansible
6 20 (1.98%) Docker Swarm
7 19 (1.88%) Kibana
8 18 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (1.49%) Puppet
10 6 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.50%) HAProxy
11 5 (0.50%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.40%) Grafana
12 4 (0.40%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.40%) SELinux
12 4 (0.40%) Zipkin
13 3 (0.30%) Fluentd
13 3 (0.30%) Istio
13 3 (0.30%) logstash
14 2 (0.20%) rkt
Vendors
1 79 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 68 (6.74%) Oracle
3 42 (4.16%) Salesforce.com
4 40 (3.96%) SAP
5 32 (3.17%) Atlassian
5 32 (3.17%) Google
6 25 (2.48%) Sitecore
7 24 (2.38%) hybris
8 17 (1.68%) Workday
9 14 (1.39%) Xamarin
10 12 (1.19%) Brightcove
10 12 (1.19%) Optimizely
11 10 (0.99%) Red Hat
11 10 (0.99%) Sage
12 9 (0.89%) JD Edwards
12 9 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (0.69%) IBM
13 7 (0.69%) Klocwork
13 7 (0.69%) QNX
14 5 (0.50%) MuleSoft