Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 30 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +38 +39
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1,516 639 1,122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.72% 7.54% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 8.16% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 914 569 934
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £74,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +7.69%

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 16,259 7,831 23,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.54% 92.35% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11,179 6,475 19,400
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.62% +3.96%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in the South East.

Salary trend for Microservices in the South East

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the South East over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021. 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
Hampshire +21 540 £55,000 - 37
Thames Valley -8 531 £60,000 -4.00% 81
Berkshire -4 283 £60,000 -14.29% 42
Surrey -2 232 £60,000 - 30
Oxfordshire -3 126 £55,000 -12.00% 16
Buckinghamshire -6 122 £57,500 -4.17% 23
West Sussex -10 80 £62,500 +8.70% 10
East Sussex -10 44 £51,250 -14.58% 3
Kent -7 36 £42,500 -19.05% 15
Home Counties -1 10 £85,000 -10.53%
Sussex - 10 £60,000 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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.

1 886 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 658 (43.40%) Java
3 620 (40.90%) DevOps
4 585 (38.59%) Azure
5 555 (36.61%) React
6 511 (33.71%) AWS
7 506 (33.38%) Software Engineering
8 501 (33.05%) JavaScript
9 487 (32.12%) C#
10 486 (32.06%) .NET
11 471 (31.07%) Scrum
11 471 (31.07%) Jenkins
12 465 (30.67%) AngularJS
13 460 (30.34%) Spring
14 436 (28.76%) Full Stack Development
15 423 (27.90%) Docker
16 410 (27.04%) Degree
17 409 (26.98%) TDD
18 390 (25.73%) CSS
18 390 (25.73%) Node.js
19 388 (25.59%) Finance
20 381 (25.13%) SQL
21 374 (24.67%) Git (software)
22 366 (24.14%) RESTful
23 365 (24.08%) Linux
24 362 (23.88%) Kubernetes
25 334 (22.03%) Kafka
26 329 (21.70%) Computer Science
27 325 (21.44%) Ansible
28 315 (20.78%) NoSQL

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
1 285 (18.80%) Apache Spark
2 218 (14.38%) Apache
3 196 (12.93%) GemFire
4 71 (4.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 65 (4.29%) CMS
6 41 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (2.37%) Confluence
8 33 (2.18%) EPiServer
9 17 (1.12%) Apache Solr
9 17 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 14 (0.92%) OpenStack
10 14 (0.92%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.66%) nginx
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle Spatial
13 4 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.20%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.13%) Drupal
15 2 (0.13%) JBoss
15 2 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.066%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 38 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.06%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.79%) Shopify
4 1 (0.066%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 585 (38.59%) Azure
2 511 (33.71%) AWS
3 270 (17.81%) GitHub
4 216 (14.25%) GCP
5 182 (12.01%) Amazon Kinesis
6 140 (9.23%) SaaS
7 118 (7.78%) Serverless
8 84 (5.54%) Azure Service Bus
9 71 (4.68%) PaaS
10 64 (4.22%) OpenShift
11 57 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
12 45 (2.97%) IaaS
13 40 (2.64%) Azure Service Fabric
14 38 (2.51%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 34 (2.24%) Apigee
16 32 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
17 30 (1.98%) Azure Storage
18 26 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
19 23 (1.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
20 21 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.85%) Firewall
2 23 (1.52%) DNS
2 23 (1.52%) VPN
3 12 (0.79%) HTTP
4 6 (0.40%) SMTP
4 6 (0.40%) SSH
5 4 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.26%) SSL
6 3 (0.20%) Intranet
6 3 (0.20%) VSAN
7 2 (0.13%) AMQP
7 2 (0.13%) DHCP
7 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.13%) WAN
8 1 (0.066%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.066%) FTP
8 1 (0.066%) Internet
8 1 (0.066%) LAN
8 1 (0.066%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 315 (20.78%) NoSQL
2 277 (18.27%) Big Data
3 253 (16.69%) Relational Database
4 246 (16.23%) PostgreSQL
5 244 (16.09%) MariaDB
6 241 (15.90%) HBase
7 230 (15.17%) Redis
8 179 (11.81%) SQL Server
9 110 (7.26%) MySQL
10 90 (5.94%) Hadoop
11 57 (3.76%) MongoDB
12 55 (3.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 38 (2.51%) Data Lake
14 30 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
15 28 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (0.66%) RDBMS
18 9 (0.59%) Apache Hive
18 9 (0.59%) Oracle Database
19 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 471 (31.07%) Jenkins
2 374 (24.67%) Git (software)
3 232 (15.30%) Cucumber
4 206 (13.59%) JUnit
5 205 (13.52%) Cypress.io
6 199 (13.13%) Protractor
6 199 (13.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 197 (12.99%) Gradle
8 195 (12.86%) Storybook
9 194 (12.80%) IntelliJ
10 192 (12.66%) Eclipse
11 186 (12.27%) Mockito
12 134 (8.84%) Artifactory
13 100 (6.60%) SonarQube
14 77 (5.08%) JIRA
15 43 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
16 41 (2.70%) Selenium
17 38 (2.51%) TeamCity
18 29 (1.91%) SpecFlow
19 26 (1.72%) Postman
General
1 388 (25.59%) Finance
2 291 (19.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 271 (17.88%) Social Skills
4 268 (17.68%) Banking
5 250 (16.49%) Law
6 52 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (3.30%) Presentation Skills
7 50 (3.30%) Retail
8 29 (1.91%) Organisational Skills
9 26 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.58%) Automotive
11 21 (1.39%) Marketing
12 15 (0.99%) Aerospace
13 14 (0.92%) Public Sector
14 13 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.46%) Electronics
17 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.20%) Social Housing
19 2 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 766 (50.53%) Developer
2 337 (22.23%) Software Engineer
3 181 (11.94%) .NET Developer
4 179 (11.81%) Senior Developer
5 177 (11.68%) C# Developer
6 170 (11.21%) Software Developer
7 168 (11.08%) Java Developer
8 157 (10.36%) Architect
9 121 (7.98%) Principal Engineer
10 115 (7.59%) Principal Software Engineer
10 115 (7.59%) Senior Software Engineer
11 111 (7.32%) Lead Developer
12 109 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
13 91 (6.00%) React Developer
14 78 (5.15%) Full Stack Developer
15 72 (4.75%) Lead Software Engineer
16 69 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
17 58 (3.83%) C# Software Developer
17 58 (3.83%) Senior C# Developer
18 55 (3.63%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (36.61%) React
2 486 (32.06%) .NET
3 465 (30.67%) AngularJS
4 460 (30.34%) Spring
5 390 (25.73%) CSS
5 390 (25.73%) Node.js
6 366 (24.14%) RESTful
7 334 (22.03%) Kafka
8 304 (20.05%) RabbitMQ
9 295 (19.46%) .NET Core
10 268 (17.68%) REST
11 241 (15.90%) Redux
12 224 (14.78%) Web Services
13 223 (14.71%) JSON
14 215 (14.18%) Express
15 207 (13.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 196 (12.93%) Tailwind CSS
16 196 (12.93%) WireMock
17 189 (12.47%) HTML
17 189 (12.47%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 198 (13.06%) Linux Command Line
2 180 (11.87%) User Experience
3 157 (10.36%) Greenfield Project
4 107 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
5 59 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 58 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (2.90%) Cloud Native
8 37 (2.44%) Algorithms
9 34 (2.24%) iPhone
10 28 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 22 (1.45%) Virtual Team
12 20 (1.32%) Life Science
13 19 (1.25%) iPad
14 17 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
15 13 (0.86%) Legacy Applications
15 13 (0.86%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.66%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.66%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.59%) Public Cloud
18 7 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 365 (24.08%) Linux
2 249 (16.42%) Unix
3 85 (5.61%) Android
4 51 (3.36%) Apple iOS
5 43 (2.84%) Windows
6 31 (2.04%) VMS
7 12 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.46%) CentOS
8 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.066%) Debian
9 1 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 886 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 620 (40.90%) DevOps
3 506 (33.38%) Software Engineering
4 471 (31.07%) Scrum
5 436 (28.76%) Full Stack Development
6 409 (26.98%) TDD
7 329 (21.70%) Computer Science
8 273 (18.01%) OO
9 271 (17.88%) BDD
10 251 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
11 248 (16.36%) Digital Banking
12 232 (15.30%) Test Automation
13 224 (14.78%) Open Source
14 209 (13.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 198 (13.06%) Validation
16 196 (12.93%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 189 (12.47%) Business Continuity
18 184 (12.14%) Fintech
19 175 (11.54%) Clean Code
20 164 (10.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 658 (43.40%) Java
2 501 (33.05%) JavaScript
3 487 (32.12%) C#
4 381 (25.13%) SQL
5 266 (17.55%) Python
6 200 (13.19%) Shell Script
7 194 (12.80%) Groovy
8 116 (7.65%) PHP
9 91 (6.00%) TypeScript
10 70 (4.62%) Java 8
11 66 (4.35%) Go
12 65 (4.29%) C++
13 53 (3.50%) Ruby
14 32 (2.11%) C
15 31 (2.04%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.98%) Kotlin
17 23 (1.52%) T-SQL
18 20 (1.32%) PHP 7
18 20 (1.32%) Scala
19 18 (1.19%) ES6
Qualifications
1 410 (27.04%) Degree
2 185 (12.20%) OCP
2 185 (12.20%) Oracle Certification
3 59 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (2.97%) Security Cleared
5 44 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.79%) PhD
7 9 (0.59%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) RHCE
9 3 (0.20%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.13%) CISM
10 2 (0.13%) CISSP
10 2 (0.13%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.066%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.066%) ISEB
11 1 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.066%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.42%) QA
2 7 (0.46%) GDPR
3 6 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.40%) SLA
4 4 (0.26%) Accessibility
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.13%) GxP
6 2 (0.13%) NIST
7 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.066%) PMO
7 1 (0.066%) WCAG
System Software
1 423 (27.90%) Docker
2 193 (12.73%) HDFS
3 144 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (2.37%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.13%) Firmware
8 2 (0.13%) Postfix
9 1 (0.066%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.066%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.066%) NFS
9 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 362 (23.88%) Kubernetes
2 325 (21.44%) Ansible
3 192 (12.66%) Terraform
4 57 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.58%) Puppet
6 11 (0.73%) Grafana
6 11 (0.73%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.26%) Consul
7 4 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.26%) Graphite
7 4 (0.26%) Kibana
7 4 (0.26%) Kubeflow
7 4 (0.26%) Packer
8 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.13%) logstash
8 2 (0.13%) vRealize
9 1 (0.066%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.066%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.066%) linkerd
9 1 (0.066%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 227 (14.97%) VMware
2 200 (13.19%) Okta
3 125 (8.25%) Microsoft
4 73 (4.82%) Google
5 68 (4.49%) Oracle
6 19 (1.25%) SAP
7 17 (1.12%) Xamarin
8 12 (0.79%) Elastic Path
8 12 (0.79%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.53%) Nintex
9 8 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.46%) Databricks
10 7 (0.46%) IBM
10 7 (0.46%) Informatica
11 6 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (0.40%) StreamSets
12 4 (0.26%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.26%) Lets Encrypt
12 4 (0.26%) YouTube