Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 54 81
Rank change year-on-year +26 +27 +40
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1,178 726 1,015
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 7.93% 4.85% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% 5.31% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 787 618 867
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £44,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.35% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,188 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +3.85%

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 13,752 13,684 24,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.57% 91.33% 91.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9,875 11,141 19,568
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,213
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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
Thames Valley +7 499 £60,000 - 68
Hampshire +45 340 £55,000 - 36
Berkshire +3 243 £61,250 -2.00% 35
Surrey +19 187 £60,000 -4.00% 36
Oxfordshire +14 174 £52,500 -12.50% 14
Buckinghamshire -10 82 £60,000 -7.69% 19
West Sussex +31 76 £75,000 +42.86% 23
East Sussex +13 33 £65,000 +44.44% 4
Kent +6 27 £37,500 -28.57% 11
Home Counties - 8 £85,000 -
Sussex - 2 £46,000 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 659 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (39.98%) JavaScript
3 443 (37.61%) Azure
4 433 (36.76%) DevOps
5 427 (36.25%) Java
6 409 (34.72%) .NET
7 394 (33.45%) C#
8 376 (31.92%) Docker
9 363 (30.81%) React
10 362 (30.73%) Software Engineering
11 352 (29.88%) AWS
12 315 (26.74%) Scrum
13 311 (26.40%) SQL
14 310 (26.32%) CSS
14 310 (26.32%) Kubernetes
15 307 (26.06%) AngularJS
16 295 (25.04%) Degree
17 294 (24.96%) Node.js
18 274 (23.26%) .NET Core
19 273 (23.17%) Jenkins
20 269 (22.84%) Spring
21 244 (20.71%) RESTful
22 243 (20.63%) Linux
23 241 (20.46%) Git (software)
24 237 (20.12%) Finance
25 232 (19.69%) TDD
26 211 (17.91%) Social Skills
27 199 (16.89%) Computer Science
28 198 (16.81%) REST
29 195 (16.55%) Test Automation

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
1 135 (11.46%) Apache Spark
2 109 (9.25%) Apache
3 101 (8.57%) GemFire
4 42 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 31 (2.63%) CMS
7 19 (1.61%) Confluence
7 19 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.27%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.85%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.68%) JBoss
11 7 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.51%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.42%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.34%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
15 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.25%) WildFly
16 2 (0.17%) Drupal
16 2 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.085%) Sketch
2 1 (0.085%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 16 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.51%) Shopify
4 3 (0.25%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.085%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 443 (37.61%) Azure
2 352 (29.88%) AWS
3 164 (13.92%) SaaS
4 144 (12.22%) GCP
5 130 (11.04%) GitHub
6 90 (7.64%) Serverless
7 78 (6.62%) Amazon Kinesis
8 56 (4.75%) Azure Service Bus
9 46 (3.90%) PaaS
10 44 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
11 38 (3.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 38 (3.23%) OpenShift
12 31 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
13 28 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (2.29%) Apigee
14 27 (2.29%) Azure Service Fabric
15 25 (2.12%) IaaS
16 21 (1.78%) Amazon S3
17 20 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
18 19 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.19%) HTTP
2 10 (0.85%) DNS
3 9 (0.76%) Firewall
4 8 (0.68%) VPN
5 5 (0.42%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.34%) SMTP
6 4 (0.34%) SSH
7 3 (0.25%) Skype
8 2 (0.17%) Internet
8 2 (0.17%) MQTT
8 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.085%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.085%) DHCP
9 1 (0.085%) FTP
9 1 (0.085%) IPsec
9 1 (0.085%) IPv4
9 1 (0.085%) SSL
9 1 (0.085%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.085%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (15.20%) NoSQL
2 150 (12.73%) SQL Server
3 145 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 132 (11.21%) Big Data
5 121 (10.27%) PostgreSQL
6 118 (10.02%) MariaDB
7 115 (9.76%) HBase
8 104 (8.83%) Redis
9 101 (8.57%) MySQL
10 67 (5.69%) MongoDB
11 44 (3.74%) Hadoop
12 30 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
13 29 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 27 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (1.70%) SQLPlus
16 16 (1.36%) Data Lake
17 12 (1.02%) RDBMS
18 9 (0.76%) SQL Server 2019
19 8 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
19 8 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 273 (23.17%) Jenkins
2 241 (20.46%) Git (software)
3 127 (10.78%) Cucumber
4 112 (9.51%) JUnit
5 110 (9.34%) Cypress.io
6 104 (8.83%) IntelliJ
6 104 (8.83%) Protractor
6 104 (8.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 103 (8.74%) Eclipse
8 100 (8.49%) Storybook
9 97 (8.23%) Gradle
10 93 (7.89%) Mockito
11 63 (5.35%) Artifactory
12 53 (4.50%) SonarQube
13 47 (3.99%) JIRA
14 35 (2.97%) Selenium
15 33 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
16 29 (2.46%) TeamCity
17 27 (2.29%) GitLab
18 22 (1.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 237 (20.12%) Finance
2 211 (17.91%) Social Skills
3 139 (11.80%) Banking
4 133 (11.29%) Law
5 43 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (2.97%) Marketing
7 31 (2.63%) Automotive
8 25 (2.12%) Presentation Skills
8 25 (2.12%) Public Sector
9 21 (1.78%) Organisational Skills
9 21 (1.78%) Retail
10 17 (1.44%) Aerospace
11 15 (1.27%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.19%) Games
13 12 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.93%) Electronics
15 8 (0.68%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.17%) French Language
17 2 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 616 (52.29%) Developer
2 234 (19.86%) Software Engineer
3 168 (14.26%) .NET Developer
4 153 (12.99%) Senior Developer
5 148 (12.56%) C# Developer
6 131 (11.12%) Java Developer
7 121 (10.27%) Software Developer
8 108 (9.17%) Architect
9 93 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 87 (7.39%) Senior Software Engineer
11 77 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
12 75 (6.37%) React Developer
13 70 (5.94%) C# Software Developer
14 68 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
15 64 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
16 59 (5.01%) Principal Software Engineer
17 58 (4.92%) Lead Developer
18 55 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 53 (4.50%) .NET Software Developer
20 48 (4.07%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (34.72%) .NET
2 363 (30.81%) React
3 310 (26.32%) CSS
4 307 (26.06%) AngularJS
5 294 (24.96%) Node.js
6 274 (23.26%) .NET Core
7 269 (22.84%) Spring
8 244 (20.71%) RESTful
9 198 (16.81%) REST
10 193 (16.38%) HTML
11 174 (14.77%) Kafka
12 159 (13.50%) RabbitMQ
13 145 (12.31%) Redux
14 131 (11.12%) Web Services
15 122 (10.36%) JSON
16 120 (10.19%) .NET Framework
17 112 (9.51%) Express
17 112 (9.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 102 (8.66%) ASP.NET
18 102 (8.66%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.59%) Greenfield Project
2 102 (8.66%) User Experience
3 101 (8.57%) Linux Command Line
4 60 (5.09%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (4.16%) Mobile App
6 46 (3.90%) iPhone
7 40 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (3.06%) Renewable Energy
9 22 (1.87%) Cloud Native
10 13 (1.10%) iPad
11 12 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (0.93%) NHS
13 10 (0.85%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.76%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.51%) Life Science
17 4 (0.34%) Client/Server
17 4 (0.34%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 243 (20.63%) Linux
2 131 (11.12%) Unix
3 87 (7.39%) Android
4 44 (3.74%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.46%) Windows
6 13 (1.10%) VMS
7 8 (0.68%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.085%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (36.76%) DevOps
3 362 (30.73%) Software Engineering
4 315 (26.74%) Scrum
5 232 (19.69%) TDD
6 199 (16.89%) Computer Science
7 195 (16.55%) Test Automation
8 159 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
9 154 (13.07%) BDD
10 152 (12.90%) OO
11 138 (11.71%) Open Source
12 137 (11.63%) Fintech
13 124 (10.53%) Digital Banking
14 113 (9.59%) Mentoring
15 108 (9.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 103 (8.74%) Continuous Delivery
17 101 (8.57%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 101 (8.57%) Unit Testing
18 100 (8.49%) Machine Learning
19 98 (8.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 471 (39.98%) JavaScript
2 427 (36.25%) Java
3 394 (33.45%) C#
4 311 (26.40%) SQL
5 184 (15.62%) Python
6 98 (8.32%) Shell Script
7 95 (8.06%) Groovy
8 84 (7.13%) PHP
9 73 (6.20%) TypeScript
10 57 (4.84%) Go
11 48 (4.07%) C++
12 44 (3.74%) Bash Shell
13 40 (3.40%) Java 8
14 38 (3.23%) Ruby
15 35 (2.97%) T-SQL
16 30 (2.55%) Kotlin
17 27 (2.29%) C
18 25 (2.12%) ES6
19 19 (1.61%) PHP 7
19 19 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 295 (25.04%) Degree
2 91 (7.72%) OCP
2 91 (7.72%) Oracle Certification
3 40 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.27%) PhD
5 15 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.59%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.51%) ISEB
7 6 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.42%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.25%) RHCE
10 3 (0.25%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.085%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.79%) QA
2 6 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.085%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.085%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.085%) GRC
3 1 (0.085%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.085%) SLA
System Software
1 376 (31.92%) Docker
2 93 (7.89%) HDFS
3 74 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.085%) Firmware
7 1 (0.085%) Postfix
7 1 (0.085%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 310 (26.32%) Kubernetes
2 188 (15.96%) Ansible
3 143 (12.14%) Terraform
4 47 (3.99%) Puppet
5 28 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (2.29%) Prometheus
7 25 (2.12%) Grafana
8 10 (0.85%) Consul
9 7 (0.59%) Graylog
9 7 (0.59%) Icinga
10 4 (0.34%) FlexNet
11 3 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.25%) Graphite
11 3 (0.25%) Kubeflow
11 3 (0.25%) Packer
11 3 (0.25%) vRealize
12 2 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.17%) Kibana
13 1 (0.085%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 1 (0.085%) logstash
Vendors
1 125 (10.61%) VMware
2 100 (8.49%) Okta
3 80 (6.79%) Microsoft
4 70 (5.94%) Google
5 30 (2.55%) Oracle
6 24 (2.04%) Xamarin
7 12 (1.02%) SAP
8 10 (0.85%) Sitecore
9 9 (0.76%) Xceptor
10 8 (0.68%) Nintex
11 7 (0.59%) IBM
12 6 (0.51%) Elastic Path
13 5 (0.42%) Adobe
14 4 (0.34%) ANSYS
14 4 (0.34%) Bloomberg
14 4 (0.34%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.17%) Axway
15 2 (0.17%) MuleSoft
15 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
16 1 (0.085%) WorldPay