Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 160 366
Rank change year-on-year +85 +206 +237
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1,068 675 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.84% 2.16% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 2.40% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 936 594 187
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

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 25,334 28,172 30,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.02% 89.95% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20,715 23,195 25,169
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15 December 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 15 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
Thames Valley +51 480 £60,000 +14.29% 80
Berkshire +57 271 £62,500 +4.17% 28
Hampshire +80 211 £55,000 - 21
Surrey +50 134 £55,000 - 25
West Sussex +43 122 £50,000 -11.11% 18
Oxfordshire +29 118 £65,000 +30.00% 42
East Sussex +58 100 £57,500 +4.55% 11
Buckinghamshire +22 91 £50,000 - 10
Kent +10 18 £45,000 -33.33% 9
Sussex 0 4 £95,000 +40.74%
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 South East region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 758 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (53.00%) Java
3 361 (33.80%) TDD
4 303 (28.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 302 (28.28%) Software Engineering
6 292 (27.34%) JavaScript
7 290 (27.15%) Amazon AWS
8 281 (26.31%) SQL
9 260 (24.34%) Spring
10 252 (23.60%) C#
11 244 (22.85%) Docker
12 238 (22.28%) DevOps
13 236 (22.10%) RESTful
14 235 (22.00%) .NET
15 227 (21.25%) AngularJS
16 225 (21.07%) Scrum
17 219 (20.51%) NoSQL
18 196 (18.35%) Test Automation
19 184 (17.23%) Java 8
20 183 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
21 176 (16.48%) Git (software)
22 171 (16.01%) HTML
22 171 (16.01%) REST
23 162 (15.17%) Jenkins
24 156 (14.61%) Python
25 151 (14.14%) CSS
26 143 (13.39%) Spring Boot
27 138 (12.92%) BDD
28 136 (12.73%) Linux
29 131 (12.27%) Degree

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 86 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
2 58 (5.43%) Confluence
3 28 (2.62%) CMS
4 26 (2.43%) OpenStack
5 24 (2.25%) JBoss
6 22 (2.06%) Apache Solr
7 19 (1.78%) Apache Spark
7 19 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.69%) Apache
9 12 (1.12%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.84%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.84%) SharePoint
12 7 (0.66%) Liferay
13 6 (0.56%) nginx
14 5 (0.47%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.37%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.37%) Commerce Server
15 4 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Ripple
2 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 303 (28.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 290 (27.15%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (7.02%) SaaS
4 61 (5.71%) PaaS
5 57 (5.34%) Serverless
6 54 (5.06%) IaaS
7 49 (4.59%) GitHub
8 47 (4.40%) OpenShift
9 42 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (1.69%) Azure Functions
10 18 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (1.40%) Akamai
12 15 (1.40%) npm
13 14 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (1.12%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 9 (0.84%) Firebase
16 7 (0.66%) Apigee
16 7 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.78%) HTTP
2 14 (1.31%) Firewall
2 14 (1.31%) Software-Defined Networking
3 12 (1.12%) AMQP
4 7 (0.66%) DNS
5 6 (0.56%) Internet
5 6 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.47%) VPN
7 4 (0.37%) SNMP
8 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.19%) Network Security
8 2 (0.19%) SSL
9 1 (0.094%) Broadband
9 1 (0.094%) RTP
9 1 (0.094%) VoIP
9 1 (0.094%) WAN
9 1 (0.094%) WebEx
9 1 (0.094%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (20.51%) NoSQL
2 124 (11.61%) SQL Server
3 121 (11.33%) MongoDB
4 100 (9.36%) Big Data
5 78 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
6 66 (6.18%) MySQL
7 60 (5.62%) Relational Database
8 47 (4.40%) RDBMS
9 44 (4.12%) Hadoop
10 34 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (3.00%) Redis
12 23 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
14 14 (1.31%) SAP HANA
15 13 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
16 11 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (1.03%) Blockchain
17 10 (0.94%) HBase
17 10 (0.94%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 176 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 162 (15.17%) Jenkins
3 92 (8.61%) JIRA
4 83 (7.77%) Maven
5 72 (6.74%) JUnit
6 63 (5.90%) Selenium
7 49 (4.59%) Cucumber
8 40 (3.75%) Eclipse
9 37 (3.46%) Bitbucket
10 33 (3.09%) Mockito
11 32 (3.00%) Gradle
11 32 (3.00%) IntelliJ
11 32 (3.00%) Subversion
12 30 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (2.81%) Vagrant
12 30 (2.81%) Visual Studio
13 23 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 22 (2.06%) Mocha
15 21 (1.97%) JMeter
15 21 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (10.21%) Finance
2 57 (5.34%) Retail
3 40 (3.75%) Banking
4 33 (3.09%) Games
5 27 (2.53%) Marketing
6 15 (1.40%) Publishing
7 14 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.12%) Advertising
10 6 (0.56%) Electronics
11 4 (0.37%) Legal
12 2 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.094%) Military
13 1 (0.094%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 671 (62.83%) Developer
2 346 (32.40%) Java Developer
3 184 (17.23%) Senior Developer
4 121 (11.33%) Software Engineer
5 106 (9.93%) C# Developer
6 102 (9.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 99 (9.27%) Agile Developer
8 97 (9.08%) Architect
9 95 (8.90%) Agile Java Developer
10 87 (8.15%) .NET Developer
11 64 (5.99%) DevOps Engineer
12 60 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 41 (3.84%) Senior Agile Developer
13 41 (3.84%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 40 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
15 37 (3.46%) Java Engineer
15 37 (3.46%) Software Developer
16 35 (3.28%) Angular Developer
16 35 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
17 33 (3.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (24.34%) Spring
2 236 (22.10%) RESTful
3 235 (22.00%) .NET
4 227 (21.25%) AngularJS
5 171 (16.01%) HTML
5 171 (16.01%) REST
6 151 (14.14%) CSS
7 143 (13.39%) Spring Boot
8 130 (12.17%) React
9 126 (11.80%) Web Services
10 110 (10.30%) Node.js
11 95 (8.90%) HTML5
12 79 (7.40%) .NET Framework
13 76 (7.12%) J2EE
14 68 (6.37%) ASP.NET
15 60 (5.62%) .NET Core
15 60 (5.62%) JSON
16 55 (5.15%) Hibernate
17 51 (4.78%) CSS3
18 50 (4.68%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.11%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (5.99%) User Experience
3 59 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (3.37%) Fintech
5 33 (3.09%) Public Cloud
5 33 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (2.06%) Cloud Native
9 18 (1.69%) Data Centre
9 18 (1.69%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.22%) Robotics
13 10 (0.94%) Life Science
14 6 (0.56%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.56%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.37%) Private Cloud
17 3 (0.28%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 136 (12.73%) Linux
2 37 (3.46%) Windows
3 29 (2.72%) Unix
4 14 (1.31%) CentOS
5 12 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.84%) Android
6 9 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.84%) DC/OS
6 9 (0.84%) Mesosphere
7 6 (0.56%) VMS
8 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.094%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 758 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (33.80%) TDD
3 302 (28.28%) Software Engineering
4 238 (22.28%) DevOps
5 225 (21.07%) Scrum
6 196 (18.35%) Test Automation
7 183 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
8 138 (12.92%) BDD
9 127 (11.89%) Mentoring
10 124 (11.61%) MVC
11 108 (10.11%) OO
12 103 (9.64%) Kanban
12 103 (9.64%) SDLC
13 97 (9.08%) Continuous Delivery
14 86 (8.05%) E-Commerce
15 80 (7.49%) Open Source
16 79 (7.40%) Computer Science
17 78 (7.30%) SOA
18 71 (6.65%) Customer Requirements
18 71 (6.65%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 566 (53.00%) Java
2 292 (27.34%) JavaScript
3 281 (26.31%) SQL
4 252 (23.60%) C#
5 184 (17.23%) Java 8
6 156 (14.61%) Python
7 42 (3.93%) Scala
8 37 (3.46%) Go
9 35 (3.28%) PHP
9 35 (3.28%) Ruby
9 35 (3.28%) TypeScript
10 29 (2.72%) Shell Script
11 28 (2.62%) PowerShell
12 24 (2.25%) C++
13 23 (2.15%) T-SQL
14 22 (2.06%) Kotlin
15 21 (1.97%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.87%) PL/SQL
17 17 (1.59%) Perl
18 14 (1.31%) ES6
Qualifications
1 131 (12.27%) Degree
2 37 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.47%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.47%) RHCE
5 5 (0.47%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.28%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.19%) PhD
7 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.094%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.094%) IIBA
8 1 (0.094%) ISEB
8 1 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.094%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.68%) QA
2 8 (0.75%) PSD2
3 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.28%) WCAG
4 2 (0.19%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.094%) GDPR
System Software
1 244 (22.85%) Docker
2 39 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (0.84%) XenServer
5 7 (0.66%) HDFS
6 6 (0.56%) Varnish
6 6 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.37%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.37%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.37%) LXC
7 4 (0.37%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.19%) XenApp
10 1 (0.094%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 127 (11.89%) Kubernetes
2 50 (4.68%) Ansible
3 43 (4.03%) Terraform
4 32 (3.00%) Puppet
5 31 (2.90%) Kibana
6 25 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.22%) logstash
7 13 (1.22%) Mesos
8 12 (1.12%) Grafana
8 12 (1.12%) Packer
9 11 (1.03%) Prometheus
10 9 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (0.84%) Marathon
11 6 (0.56%) Consul
11 6 (0.56%) Graphite
12 5 (0.47%) Nagios
12 5 (0.47%) Salt
13 4 (0.37%) Oozie
13 4 (0.37%) Rancher
13 4 (0.37%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 112 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 83 (7.77%) Oracle
3 45 (4.21%) Google
4 41 (3.84%) VMware
5 34 (3.18%) Atlassian
6 26 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.87%) SAP
8 9 (0.84%) Citrix
9 7 (0.66%) Cloudera
9 7 (0.66%) Hortonworks
9 7 (0.66%) Informatica
9 7 (0.66%) MuleSoft
9 7 (0.66%) webMethods
10 6 (0.56%) IBM
11 5 (0.47%) Cadence
11 5 (0.47%) ESRI
11 5 (0.47%) Splunk
12 4 (0.37%) PayPal
12 4 (0.37%) Tableau
12 4 (0.37%) Xamarin