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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 58 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -28 +11 +36
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1,097 1,487 641
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.07% 8.97% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 9.57% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 608 894 573
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,875 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -7.14%

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 20,506 15,543 9,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 94.77% 93.72% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11,719 10,922 8,172
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,875
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.19% +1.75%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -40 323 £67,500 +12.50% 60
Hampshire -17 321 £70,000 +27.27% 24
Surrey -23 264 £70,000 +16.67% 14
Berkshire -28 172 £70,000 +14.29% 31
Oxfordshire -42 79 £65,000 +23.81% 8
Buckinghamshire -60 72 £65,000 +8.33% 21
Kent -24 69 £70,000 +75.00% 13
East Sussex +13 50 £60,000 -2.04% 9
Middlesex - 27 £50,000 -
West Sussex -52 24 £65,688 -9.40% 6
Home Counties -4 12 £100,000 +17.65%
Sussex -21 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 674 (61.44%) Agile
2 482 (43.94%) AWS
3 439 (40.02%) Docker
4 409 (37.28%) Software Engineering
5 405 (36.92%) Azure
6 395 (36.01%) Java
7 387 (35.28%) .NET
8 382 (34.82%) C#
9 365 (33.27%) DevOps
10 358 (32.63%) JavaScript
11 355 (32.36%) Finance
12 347 (31.63%) CI/CD
13 327 (29.81%) SQL
14 317 (28.90%) Kubernetes
15 291 (26.53%) Scrum
16 272 (24.79%) Mentoring
17 267 (24.34%) Problem-Solving
18 261 (23.79%) TDD
19 255 (23.25%) Test Automation
20 244 (22.24%) HTML
21 241 (21.97%) Git (software)
22 240 (21.88%) Social Skills
23 238 (21.70%) React
24 234 (21.33%) Degree
25 231 (21.06%) Serverless
26 214 (19.51%) CSS
27 199 (18.14%) Computer Science
28 191 (17.41%) Python
29 183 (16.68%) RESTful
30 180 (16.41%) REST

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 75 (6.84%) Apache Spark
2 51 (4.65%) Apache
3 30 (2.73%) Umbraco
4 22 (2.01%) Confluence
4 22 (2.01%) IIS
5 19 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 17 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
7 15 (1.37%) JBoss
8 14 (1.28%) nginx
9 11 (1.00%) GemFire
10 7 (0.64%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.55%) Jetty
11 6 (0.55%) WildFly
12 5 (0.46%) Headless CMS
13 4 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
14 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.18%) CMS
15 2 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Fuse
16 1 (0.091%) Mendix
Applications
1 20 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (1.73%) Academy Housing
1 19 (1.73%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (1.64%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 482 (43.94%) AWS
2 405 (36.92%) Azure
3 231 (21.06%) Serverless
4 135 (12.31%) SaaS
5 132 (12.03%) GCP
6 127 (11.58%) Azure DevOps
7 121 (11.03%) AWS Lambda
8 93 (8.48%) OpenShift
9 74 (6.75%) Cloud Functions
10 62 (5.65%) GitHub
11 52 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
12 50 (4.56%) PaaS
12 50 (4.56%) Power Platform
13 48 (4.38%) Amazon S3
14 46 (4.19%) Amazon EC2
15 38 (3.46%) Amazon SQS
16 34 (3.10%) AWS CloudFormation
17 28 (2.55%) Amazon Kinesis
17 28 (2.55%) Azure Service Bus
18 26 (2.37%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.20%) Internet
2 23 (2.10%) HTTP
3 13 (1.19%) Firewall
4 10 (0.91%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.55%) SMTP
6 5 (0.46%) MQTT
7 4 (0.36%) SSL
7 4 (0.36%) VPN
8 3 (0.27%) FTP
8 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.18%) AMQP
9 2 (0.18%) Intranet
9 2 (0.18%) WAN
10 1 (0.091%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.091%) DHCP
10 1 (0.091%) PPP
10 1 (0.091%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (15.86%) Relational Database
2 152 (13.86%) SQL Server
3 146 (13.31%) NoSQL
4 137 (12.49%) MySQL
5 131 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
6 72 (6.56%) MongoDB
7 63 (5.74%) Hadoop
8 62 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
9 50 (4.56%) DynamoDB
10 46 (4.19%) Big Data
11 42 (3.83%) Flink
11 42 (3.83%) Redis
12 41 (3.74%) Power BI
13 40 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 40 (3.65%) RDBMS
14 35 (3.19%) Amazon RDS
15 28 (2.55%) BigQuery
16 26 (2.37%) Cloud Spanner
17 21 (1.91%) MariaDB
18 20 (1.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 241 (21.97%) Git (software)
2 152 (13.86%) Jenkins
3 88 (8.02%) JIRA
4 83 (7.57%) Maven
5 71 (6.47%) Selenium
6 65 (5.93%) Gradle
7 61 (5.56%) JUnit
8 55 (5.01%) Subversion
9 49 (4.47%) Visual Studio
10 47 (4.28%) Cucumber
11 42 (3.83%) Jasmine
12 38 (3.46%) Mockito
12 38 (3.46%) SpecFlow
13 35 (3.19%) Ant
14 30 (2.73%) Bitbucket
14 30 (2.73%) GitLab
15 20 (1.82%) NUnit
16 18 (1.64%) JMeter
16 18 (1.64%) Postman
17 17 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 355 (32.36%) Finance
2 240 (21.88%) Social Skills
3 105 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (9.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 101 (9.21%) Manufacturing
6 72 (6.56%) Retail
7 59 (5.38%) Law
8 44 (4.01%) Legal
9 43 (3.92%) Games
10 40 (3.65%) Marketing
11 36 (3.28%) Banking
12 27 (2.46%) Publishing
13 25 (2.28%) Telecoms
14 22 (2.01%) Financial Institution
15 15 (1.37%) Electronics
16 14 (1.28%) Aviation
17 10 (0.91%) Automotive
17 10 (0.91%) Billing
17 10 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
18 8 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 372 (33.91%) Developer
2 218 (19.87%) Software Engineer
3 110 (10.03%) Software Developer
4 105 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 97 (8.84%) .NET Developer
6 90 (8.20%) Architect
7 79 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 79 (7.20%) Java Engineer
8 71 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
9 66 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 53 (4.83%) C# Developer
11 45 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
12 44 (4.01%) Graduate
12 44 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
13 40 (3.65%) C# Software Developer
14 39 (3.56%) .NET Software Engineer
15 38 (3.46%) .NET Software Developer
15 38 (3.46%) QA Leader
16 37 (3.37%) Senior Java Engineer
17 34 (3.10%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (35.28%) .NET
2 244 (22.24%) HTML
3 238 (21.70%) React
4 214 (19.51%) CSS
5 183 (16.68%) RESTful
6 180 (16.41%) REST
7 170 (15.50%) AngularJS
8 155 (14.13%) .NET Core
9 150 (13.67%) Spring
10 145 (13.22%) .NET Framework
11 137 (12.49%) Kafka
12 126 (11.49%) JSON
13 118 (10.76%) Node.js
14 110 (10.03%) ASP.NET
15 101 (9.21%) Web Services
16 96 (8.75%) Spring Boot
17 78 (7.11%) RabbitMQ
18 68 (6.20%) jQuery
19 62 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
20 55 (5.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 118 (10.76%) Algorithms
2 100 (9.12%) Life Science
3 99 (9.02%) User Experience
4 98 (8.93%) Data Structures
5 93 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
6 79 (7.20%) Cloud Native
7 60 (5.47%) Linux Command Line
8 49 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (4.28%) Mobile App
10 41 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
11 29 (2.64%) Public Cloud
12 27 (2.46%) Renewable Energy
13 26 (2.37%) Legacy Applications
13 26 (2.37%) Virtual Team
14 24 (2.19%) Blockchain
15 21 (1.91%) Cyber Defence
15 21 (1.91%) Cyberattack
16 18 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
17 16 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
18 15 (1.37%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 153 (13.95%) Linux
2 89 (8.11%) Unix
3 88 (8.02%) Windows
4 44 (4.01%) Android
5 23 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.91%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.55%) VMS
9 4 (0.36%) CentOS
9 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.27%) Debian
10 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.091%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.091%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.091%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (61.44%) Agile
2 409 (37.28%) Software Engineering
3 365 (33.27%) DevOps
4 347 (31.63%) CI/CD
5 291 (26.53%) Scrum
6 272 (24.79%) Mentoring
7 267 (24.34%) Problem-Solving
8 261 (23.79%) TDD
9 255 (23.25%) Test Automation
10 199 (18.14%) Computer Science
11 155 (14.13%) BDD
11 155 (14.13%) Full Stack Development
12 145 (13.22%) Coaching
13 135 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
14 131 (11.94%) MVC
15 128 (11.67%) OO
16 125 (11.39%) OOP
17 122 (11.12%) SDLC
18 109 (9.94%) Fintech
19 105 (9.57%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 395 (36.01%) Java
2 382 (34.82%) C#
3 358 (32.63%) JavaScript
4 327 (29.81%) SQL
5 191 (17.41%) Python
6 116 (10.57%) TypeScript
7 107 (9.75%) PowerShell
8 104 (9.48%) PHP
9 82 (7.47%) Go
10 68 (6.20%) Shell Script
11 44 (4.01%) C++
11 44 (4.01%) Ruby
12 42 (3.83%) Perl
13 37 (3.37%) Bash
14 31 (2.83%) Kotlin
15 19 (1.73%) VB.NET
16 17 (1.55%) C
17 15 (1.37%) ES6
18 14 (1.28%) Scala
19 13 (1.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 234 (21.33%) Degree
2 76 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
3 27 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.37%) Master's Degree
5 23 (2.10%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.73%) PhD
7 9 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.46%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.27%) OCP
9 3 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.18%) ISEB
10 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.091%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.091%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (12.49%) QA
2 19 (1.73%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.19%) SOC 1
3 13 (1.19%) SOC 2
4 12 (1.09%) Accessibility
5 8 (0.73%) Actionable Recommendations
6 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.36%) WCAG
9 2 (0.18%) HL7
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.091%) GDPR
10 1 (0.091%) NIST
10 1 (0.091%) RosettaNet
10 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.091%) SLA
System Software
1 439 (40.02%) Docker
2 27 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.27%) HDFS
4 3 (0.27%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.091%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 317 (28.90%) Kubernetes
2 113 (10.30%) Ansible
3 74 (6.75%) Terraform
4 50 (4.56%) Grafana
5 33 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (2.46%) Prometheus
7 26 (2.37%) Puppet
8 13 (1.19%) PowerCLI
9 6 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.46%) Control-M
11 4 (0.36%) Consul
12 2 (0.18%) Istio
12 2 (0.18%) Kibana
12 2 (0.18%) Marathon
12 2 (0.18%) Mesos
12 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.091%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.091%) SCCM
13 1 (0.091%) yum
Vendors
1 171 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 109 (9.94%) Google
3 53 (4.83%) Oracle
4 30 (2.73%) VMware
5 28 (2.55%) FIS
6 24 (2.19%) New Relic
7 23 (2.10%) Splunk
8 20 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.82%) Sony
9 14 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.09%) IBM
11 10 (0.91%) Databricks
12 8 (0.73%) Dynatrace
12 8 (0.73%) LexisNexis
12 8 (0.73%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.64%) AppDynamics
13 7 (0.64%) Dataiku
13 7 (0.64%) Refinitiv
13 7 (0.64%) Reuters
13 7 (0.64%) WorldPay