Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 156 408
Rank change year-on-year +59 +252 +204
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 919 617 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.16% 2.13% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.38% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 810 534 169
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,825 £73,750 £68,400
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%

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 26,116 25,915 31,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.71% 89.43% 89.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21,543 21,363 26,527
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +28 427 £61,250 +6.52% 79
Berkshire +35 239 £62,500 -3.85% 39
Hampshire +51 189 £55,000 - 27
Surrey +82 141 £52,500 - 33
Oxfordshire +24 113 £63,000 +26.00% 30
West Sussex +25 83 £50,000 -9.09% 14
Buckinghamshire +3 75 £47,500 -5.00% 10
East Sussex +18 66 £55,000 - 14
Kent -2 14 £56,250 -16.67% 6
Sussex -5 5 £95,000 +40.74%
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,000 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 658 (71.60%) Agile Software Development
2 462 (50.27%) Java
3 284 (30.90%) TDD
4 279 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 266 (28.94%) SQL
6 265 (28.84%) JavaScript
7 262 (28.51%) Amazon AWS
8 256 (27.86%) .NET
9 246 (26.77%) AngularJS
10 238 (25.90%) Spring
11 234 (25.46%) Software Engineering
12 214 (23.29%) C#
13 212 (23.07%) Scrum
14 206 (22.42%) RESTful
15 201 (21.87%) REST
16 192 (20.89%) DevOps
17 189 (20.57%) Docker
18 187 (20.35%) NoSQL
19 177 (19.26%) Git (software)
20 174 (18.93%) Test Automation
21 167 (18.17%) Java 8
22 165 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
22 165 (17.95%) HTML
23 161 (17.52%) Web Services
24 160 (17.41%) Jenkins
25 154 (16.76%) BDD
26 152 (16.54%) Python
27 132 (14.36%) SQL Server
28 125 (13.60%) React
29 124 (13.49%) CSS

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 67 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (6.09%) Confluence
3 32 (3.48%) OpenStack
4 30 (3.26%) CMS
5 27 (2.94%) JBoss
6 22 (2.39%) Tomcat
7 20 (2.18%) Apache Spark
8 19 (2.07%) Apache Solr
9 16 (1.74%) Apache
10 11 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.54%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.54%) Liferay
13 5 (0.54%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.54%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.44%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.44%) Hyperledger
15 3 (0.33%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.22%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 279 (30.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 262 (28.51%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (6.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 53 (5.77%) SaaS
5 51 (5.55%) PaaS
6 49 (5.33%) IaaS
7 48 (5.22%) Serverless
8 38 (4.13%) GitHub
9 37 (4.03%) OpenShift
10 17 (1.85%) Azure Functions
11 12 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (1.20%) Akamai
13 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 9 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (0.87%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.87%) npm
16 7 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.07%) Software-Defined Networking
2 15 (1.63%) AMQP
2 15 (1.63%) HTTP
3 9 (0.98%) Internet
4 7 (0.76%) Firewall
5 5 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.44%) VPN
7 3 (0.33%) DNS
7 3 (0.33%) Network Security
7 3 (0.33%) SNMP
7 3 (0.33%) VoIP
8 2 (0.22%) SSL
9 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (20.35%) NoSQL
2 132 (14.36%) SQL Server
3 98 (10.66%) MongoDB
4 89 (9.68%) Big Data
5 72 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
6 66 (7.18%) MySQL
7 61 (6.64%) Relational Database
8 48 (5.22%) RDBMS
9 46 (5.01%) Hadoop
10 29 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 23 (2.50%) Redis
13 19 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (2.07%) Oracle Exadata
13 19 (2.07%) SAP HANA
14 14 (1.52%) Amazon Aurora
15 13 (1.41%) HBase
16 12 (1.31%) Cosmos DB
17 10 (1.09%) MariaDB
18 9 (0.98%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 177 (19.26%) Git (software)
2 160 (17.41%) Jenkins
3 93 (10.12%) JIRA
4 83 (9.03%) Maven
5 69 (7.51%) JUnit
6 45 (4.90%) Bitbucket
7 43 (4.68%) Eclipse
8 42 (4.57%) Selenium
9 40 (4.35%) Gradle
10 39 (4.24%) Cucumber
11 37 (4.03%) IntelliJ
12 35 (3.81%) Vagrant
13 33 (3.59%) Subversion
14 31 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 29 (3.16%) Visual Studio
16 24 (2.61%) Mockito
17 21 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (1.63%) JMeter
19 14 (1.52%) Gatling
20 13 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 112 (12.19%) Finance
2 52 (5.66%) Retail
3 37 (4.03%) Games
4 34 (3.70%) Marketing
5 28 (3.05%) Banking
6 19 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.96%) Publishing
8 16 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.41%) Advertising
10 10 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.87%) Electronics
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 2 (0.22%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 514 (55.93%) Developer
2 239 (26.01%) Java Developer
3 140 (15.23%) Software Engineer
4 133 (14.47%) Senior Developer
5 103 (11.21%) C# Developer
6 97 (10.55%) Architect
7 74 (8.05%) .NET Developer
8 59 (6.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 56 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 43 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
10 43 (4.68%) Java Engineer
11 41 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
12 40 (4.35%) Agile Developer
13 37 (4.03%) Software Developer
14 36 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
15 33 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
16 32 (3.48%) Lead Developer
17 31 (3.37%) Cloud Software Engineer
18 30 (3.26%) Python Engineer
19 28 (3.05%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (27.86%) .NET
2 246 (26.77%) AngularJS
3 238 (25.90%) Spring
4 206 (22.42%) RESTful
5 201 (21.87%) REST
6 165 (17.95%) HTML
7 161 (17.52%) Web Services
8 125 (13.60%) React
9 124 (13.49%) CSS
10 123 (13.38%) Spring Boot
11 98 (10.66%) HTML5
12 88 (9.58%) .NET Framework
13 81 (8.81%) Hibernate
14 80 (8.71%) J2EE
15 77 (8.38%) Node.js
16 71 (7.73%) ASP.NET
17 65 (7.07%) JSON
18 61 (6.64%) SOAP
19 50 (5.44%) XML
20 40 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (8.71%) Computer Science
3 74 (8.05%) User Experience
4 58 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
5 47 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (3.37%) Public Cloud
7 29 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (3.05%) Mobile App
9 26 (2.83%) Management Information System
10 25 (2.72%) Data Centre
10 25 (2.72%) Fintech
11 19 (2.07%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.74%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.41%) Life Science
13 13 (1.41%) Robotics
14 12 (1.31%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.76%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.76%) Internet of Things
16 5 (0.54%) Mainframe
17 4 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 119 (12.95%) Linux
2 26 (2.83%) Windows
3 25 (2.72%) Unix
4 8 (0.87%) Android
4 8 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.87%) CentOS
5 7 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.11%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (71.60%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (30.90%) TDD
3 234 (25.46%) Software Engineering
4 212 (23.07%) Scrum
5 192 (20.89%) DevOps
6 174 (18.93%) Test Automation
7 165 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
8 154 (16.76%) BDD
9 122 (13.28%) MVC
10 111 (12.08%) SDLC
11 109 (11.86%) Mentoring
12 105 (11.43%) OO
13 91 (9.90%) Kanban
14 90 (9.79%) SOA
15 80 (8.71%) Continuous Delivery
16 79 (8.60%) E-Commerce
17 70 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
18 69 (7.51%) Open Source
19 67 (7.29%) SOLID
20 60 (6.53%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 462 (50.27%) Java
2 266 (28.94%) SQL
3 265 (28.84%) JavaScript
4 214 (23.29%) C#
5 167 (18.17%) Java 8
6 152 (16.54%) Python
7 56 (6.09%) Go
8 52 (5.66%) Scala
9 33 (3.59%) PHP
9 33 (3.59%) Ruby
10 29 (3.16%) TypeScript
11 24 (2.61%) Kotlin
11 24 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.50%) Shell Script
13 19 (2.07%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.85%) Perl
15 15 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.20%) ES6
17 10 (1.09%) C++
17 10 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 111 (12.08%) Degree
2 34 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 34 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.76%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (0.65%) ISEB
6 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.33%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.33%) PhD
7 3 (0.33%) RHCE
7 3 (0.33%) RHCSA
8 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.11%) IIBA
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.11%) MBA
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.44%) QA
2 7 (0.76%) PSD2
3 6 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.54%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.33%) GDPR
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.22%) WCAG
7 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 189 (20.57%) Docker
2 35 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (0.98%) XenServer
5 7 (0.76%) HDFS
6 6 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.44%) Varnish
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.33%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.11%) LXC
10 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 101 (10.99%) Kubernetes
2 64 (6.96%) Ansible
3 44 (4.79%) Terraform
4 33 (3.59%) Puppet
5 28 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (2.50%) Kibana
7 8 (0.87%) logstash
8 7 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.76%) Mesos
9 6 (0.65%) Grafana
9 6 (0.65%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.54%) Packer
10 5 (0.54%) Salt
11 4 (0.44%) Marathon
11 4 (0.44%) Nagios
11 4 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.33%) Consul
12 3 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.33%) Rancher
12 3 (0.33%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 111 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.81%) Oracle
3 54 (5.88%) Google
4 46 (5.01%) Atlassian
5 42 (4.57%) VMware
6 29 (3.16%) SAP
7 18 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 9 (0.98%) Citrix
8 9 (0.98%) webMethods
9 8 (0.87%) Cloudera
9 8 (0.87%) Hortonworks
10 7 (0.76%) Cadence
10 7 (0.76%) Informatica
11 5 (0.54%) Apigee
11 5 (0.54%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.54%) Birst
11 5 (0.54%) ESRI
11 5 (0.54%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.44%) Facebook
12 4 (0.44%) PayPal