Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 229 521
Rank change year-on-year +97 +292 +85
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 757 392 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.47% 1.34% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.53% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 622 326 93
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +22.22%
10th Percentile £39,500 £36,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% -

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 27,124 25,638 33,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.61% 87.71% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22,454 21,114 27,956
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 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
Thames Valley +77 408 £60,000 +4.35% 50
Berkshire +40 240 £62,500 +8.70% 25
Surrey +77 132 £52,500 -0.94% 29
Oxfordshire +62 118 £60,000 +14.29% 12
Hampshire -6 102 £57,500 +4.55% 18
West Sussex +22 59 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Buckinghamshire +15 51 £51,500 +8.42% 13
East Sussex +10 35 £50,000 -23.08% 4
Kent +6 15 £38,750 -29.55% 1
Sussex -18 8 £80,000 +18.52%
Isle of Wight - 2 £33,750 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 526 (69.48%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (56.67%) Java
3 272 (35.93%) TDD
4 254 (33.55%) Amazon AWS
5 253 (33.42%) JavaScript
6 232 (30.65%) REST
7 230 (30.38%) Spring
8 222 (29.33%) DevOps
9 218 (28.80%) Scrum
10 206 (27.21%) C#
11 203 (26.82%) AngularJS
12 192 (25.36%) .NET
13 190 (25.10%) Software Engineering
14 189 (24.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 189 (24.97%) Test Automation
15 185 (24.44%) SQL
16 178 (23.51%) Docker
17 171 (22.59%) Web Services
18 161 (21.27%) NoSQL
19 147 (19.42%) BDD
20 140 (18.49%) RESTful
20 140 (18.49%) SOA
21 139 (18.36%) Git (software)
21 139 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
22 132 (17.44%) Python
23 130 (17.17%) Java 8
24 123 (16.25%) Jenkins
25 122 (16.12%) SQL Server
26 121 (15.98%) MVC
27 120 (15.85%) Microsoft

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 35 (4.62%) OpenStack
2 33 (4.36%) Confluence
3 22 (2.91%) Apache
4 21 (2.77%) Tomcat
5 19 (2.51%) WebLogic
6 17 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.98%) JBoss
8 14 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (1.72%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.72%) NServiceBus
10 12 (1.59%) nginx
11 11 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.32%) Apache Solr
13 9 (1.19%) Anypoint
13 9 (1.19%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.79%) IIS
15 5 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
16 4 (0.53%) CMS
17 2 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.66%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.53%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 254 (33.55%) Amazon AWS
2 189 (24.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (5.94%) SaaS
4 38 (5.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (3.83%) PaaS
6 24 (3.17%) Serverless
7 20 (2.64%) OpenShift
8 19 (2.51%) IaaS
9 15 (1.98%) Slack
10 14 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (1.32%) GitHub
12 7 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.53%) AWS OpsWorks
14 3 (0.40%) Akamai
14 3 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.64%) AMQP
2 13 (1.72%) DNS
2 13 (1.72%) HTTP
2 13 (1.72%) LAN
2 13 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.32%) Internet
3 10 (1.32%) Network Security
4 8 (1.06%) DHCP
4 8 (1.06%) DMZ
5 5 (0.66%) NAS
5 5 (0.66%) SAN
5 5 (0.66%) WAN
6 3 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (0.40%) SSL
6 3 (0.40%) VoIP
7 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (21.27%) NoSQL
2 122 (16.12%) SQL Server
3 82 (10.83%) Big Data
4 73 (9.64%) Relational Database
5 69 (9.11%) MySQL
6 59 (7.79%) RDBMS
7 42 (5.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 42 (5.55%) MongoDB
8 37 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (3.83%) Hadoop
10 27 (3.57%) MariaDB
11 24 (3.17%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.45%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (1.32%) Cosmos DB
13 10 (1.32%) Couchbase
14 9 (1.19%) HBase
14 9 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 139 (18.36%) Git (software)
2 123 (16.25%) Jenkins
3 85 (11.23%) JIRA
4 60 (7.93%) JUnit
5 51 (6.74%) Selenium
6 42 (5.55%) Cucumber
7 31 (4.10%) Maven
8 26 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (3.30%) Visual Studio
10 22 (2.91%) Subversion
11 21 (2.77%) Vagrant
12 19 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
13 18 (2.38%) Bitbucket
14 17 (2.25%) SpecFlow
14 17 (2.25%) TeamCity
15 15 (1.98%) Gatling
16 14 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (1.85%) IntelliJ
16 14 (1.85%) SoapUI
17 12 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 98 (12.95%) Finance
2 31 (4.10%) Publishing
3 29 (3.83%) Retail
4 20 (2.64%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.72%) Marketing
6 11 (1.45%) Banking
6 11 (1.45%) Legal
7 10 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.06%) Advertising
9 7 (0.92%) Games
10 6 (0.79%) Electronics
10 6 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.79%) Law
11 3 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 355 (46.90%) Developer
2 162 (21.40%) Java Developer
3 110 (14.53%) Software Engineer
4 109 (14.40%) Senior Developer
5 106 (14.00%) Architect
6 92 (12.15%) C# Developer
7 81 (10.70%) .NET Developer
8 71 (9.38%) Java Engineer
9 63 (8.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 62 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
11 47 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
12 45 (5.94%) Software Developer
13 42 (5.55%) C# Software Developer
14 41 (5.42%) Lead Developer
15 34 (4.49%) Java Software Engineer
16 33 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 32 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
18 29 (3.83%) Senior C# Developer
19 28 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
20 27 (3.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (30.65%) REST
2 230 (30.38%) Spring
3 203 (26.82%) AngularJS
4 192 (25.36%) .NET
5 171 (22.59%) Web Services
6 140 (18.49%) RESTful
7 113 (14.93%) Spring Boot
8 98 (12.95%) Hibernate
9 93 (12.29%) HTML
10 91 (12.02%) React
11 76 (10.04%) ASP.NET
12 72 (9.51%) SOAP
13 71 (9.38%) CSS
14 68 (8.98%) .NET Framework
14 68 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 66 (8.72%) J2EE
16 63 (8.32%) XML
17 54 (7.13%) Middleware
18 53 (7.00%) JSON
19 47 (6.21%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.11%) Computer Science
2 53 (7.00%) User Experience
3 43 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 33 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (4.36%) Public Cloud
5 32 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (3.83%) Cloud Native
7 28 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (3.04%) Fintech
9 22 (2.91%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.11%) Blog
11 14 (1.85%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.85%) Life Science
12 12 (1.59%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.32%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.19%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 117 (15.46%) Linux
2 27 (3.57%) Unix
3 24 (3.17%) Windows
4 16 (2.11%) Ubuntu
5 13 (1.72%) Android
6 6 (0.79%) CentOS
7 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.13%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (69.48%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (35.93%) TDD
3 222 (29.33%) DevOps
4 218 (28.80%) Scrum
5 190 (25.10%) Software Engineering
6 189 (24.97%) Test Automation
7 147 (19.42%) BDD
8 140 (18.49%) SOA
9 139 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
10 121 (15.98%) MVC
11 102 (13.47%) Mentoring
12 93 (12.29%) SDLC
13 88 (11.62%) Kanban
14 87 (11.49%) Continuous Delivery
15 86 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
16 76 (10.04%) Open Source
17 73 (9.64%) User Stories
18 65 (8.59%) API Development
19 54 (7.13%) OO
20 51 (6.74%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 429 (56.67%) Java
2 253 (33.42%) JavaScript
3 206 (27.21%) C#
4 185 (24.44%) SQL
5 132 (17.44%) Python
6 130 (17.17%) Java 8
7 66 (8.72%) Go
8 59 (7.79%) Scala
9 47 (6.21%) C++
10 39 (5.15%) T-SQL
11 36 (4.76%) Ruby
12 25 (3.30%) PowerShell
13 16 (2.11%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.72%) PHP
15 12 (1.59%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.45%) Clojure
16 11 (1.45%) Perl
16 11 (1.45%) R
16 11 (1.45%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 64 (8.45%) Degree
2 25 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (0.92%) ISEB
6 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.66%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.66%) MCSE
7 5 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.26%) MCP
8 2 (0.26%) MCPD
8 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.68%) GDPR
2 37 (4.89%) QA
3 8 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.92%) GCP
5 4 (0.53%) PA-DSS
5 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.40%) PMO
7 2 (0.26%) PSD2
8 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 178 (23.51%) Docker
2 23 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.92%) HDFS
6 5 (0.66%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.26%) Gluster
8 2 (0.26%) LXC
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.26%) NFS
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 92 (12.15%) Kubernetes
2 57 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (7.53%) Puppet
3 53 (7.00%) Ansible
4 22 (2.91%) Terraform
5 5 (0.66%) CA Wily
5 5 (0.66%) Kibana
5 5 (0.66%) OpenView
5 5 (0.66%) SCCM
6 4 (0.53%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.26%) Grafana
7 2 (0.26%) logstash
7 2 (0.26%) Mesos
8 1 (0.13%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.13%) Marathon
8 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 120 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.06%) Oracle
3 58 (7.66%) SAP
4 52 (6.87%) Google
5 31 (4.10%) VMware
6 22 (2.91%) MuleSoft
7 19 (2.51%) Concur
8 18 (2.38%) Atlassian
9 16 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.72%) AppDynamics
10 13 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.45%) Dynatrace
12 10 (1.32%) Cognizant
12 10 (1.32%) IBM
13 9 (1.19%) webMethods
14 8 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
15 7 (0.92%) Xamarin
16 5 (0.66%) Aderant
16 5 (0.66%) LexisNexis
16 5 (0.66%) ServiceNow