Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 78 70
Rank change year-on-year +46 -8 +87
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 841 814 1,106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 7.21% 3.59% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.88% 3.97% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 845 725 1,024
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +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 10,678 20,505 24,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.48% 90.41% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,421 16,744 20,578
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +30 421 £60,000 -4.00% 91
Berkshire +32 250 £62,500 - 59
West Sussex +73 140 £60,000 +23.08% 11
Hampshire +40 123 £53,750 -2.27% 33
Oxfordshire +26 123 £55,000 -4.35% 20
Surrey +58 107 £62,500 - 35
Buckinghamshire +6 48 £60,000 - 12
East Sussex +26 36 £65,000 +41.30% 8
Kent +27 8 £57,500 +24.32% 13
Home Counties -2 1 - -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 431 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (40.31%) .NET
3 330 (39.24%) JavaScript
4 314 (37.34%) Azure
5 313 (37.22%) C#
6 275 (32.70%) Java
7 270 (32.10%) DevOps
8 269 (31.99%) Docker
9 250 (29.73%) SQL
10 238 (28.30%) .NET Core
11 237 (28.18%) Kubernetes
12 228 (27.11%) AWS
13 207 (24.61%) React
14 201 (23.90%) HTML
15 196 (23.31%) CSS
15 196 (23.31%) Software Engineering
16 189 (22.47%) Scrum
17 170 (20.21%) Test Automation
18 146 (17.36%) REST
19 140 (16.65%) AngularJS
20 138 (16.41%) RESTful
20 138 (16.41%) Spring
21 137 (16.29%) NoSQL
22 136 (16.17%) SaaS
23 135 (16.05%) Node.js
24 132 (15.70%) SQL Server
25 124 (14.74%) Git (software)
26 117 (13.91%) Degree
27 112 (13.32%) TDD
28 108 (12.84%) Linux

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 35 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (3.57%) NServiceBus
3 27 (3.21%) Apache
4 15 (1.78%) Apache Solr
5 13 (1.55%) JBoss
5 13 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.43%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.19%) Confluence
8 7 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.59%) Drupal
9 5 (0.59%) WordPress
10 4 (0.48%) CMS
10 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.24%) Mule
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 314 (37.34%) Azure
2 228 (27.11%) AWS
3 136 (16.17%) SaaS
4 75 (8.92%) Serverless
5 62 (7.37%) GCP
6 47 (5.59%) PaaS
7 43 (5.11%) AWS Lambda
8 37 (4.40%) IaaS
9 29 (3.45%) GitHub
10 21 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (2.38%) Amazon S3
12 17 (2.02%) Amazon EKS
13 16 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (1.90%) Firebase
14 14 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (1.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 14 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (1.66%) Google App Engine
15 13 (1.55%) Azure Functions
16 11 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.76%) HTTP
2 28 (3.33%) Skype
3 10 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.71%) DNS
4 6 (0.71%) Firewall
4 6 (0.71%) SSL
5 4 (0.48%) IPv4
5 4 (0.48%) VLAN
6 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) Internet
7 1 (0.12%) MQTT
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
7 1 (0.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (16.29%) NoSQL
2 132 (15.70%) SQL Server
3 105 (12.49%) MongoDB
4 95 (11.30%) MySQL
5 65 (7.73%) Relational Database
6 46 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (4.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 32 (3.80%) Big Data
9 24 (2.85%) SQLPlus
10 23 (2.73%) Cosmos DB
11 16 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (1.55%) Redis
13 11 (1.31%) Amazon Aurora
14 8 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (0.48%) InfluxDB
16 3 (0.36%) CouchDB
16 3 (0.36%) Data Lake
17 2 (0.24%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 124 (14.74%) Git (software)
2 50 (5.95%) JIRA
3 41 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 35 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (3.09%) Selenium
6 18 (2.14%) GitLab
7 16 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.90%) JUnit
8 15 (1.78%) SonarQube
9 14 (1.66%) Postman
9 14 (1.66%) SpecFlow
10 13 (1.55%) IntelliJ
11 12 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (1.31%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.19%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.07%) Visual Studio
15 8 (0.95%) PHPUnit
16 7 (0.83%) Artifactory
16 7 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (0.83%) Gradle
General
1 69 (8.20%) Finance
2 35 (4.16%) Public Sector
3 33 (3.92%) Marketing
4 20 (2.38%) Games
5 18 (2.14%) Automotive
6 13 (1.55%) Law
6 13 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.31%) Banking
8 6 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.59%) Back Office
9 5 (0.59%) Electronics
9 5 (0.59%) Retail
9 5 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 537 (63.85%) Developer
2 167 (19.86%) Senior Developer
3 135 (16.05%) Java Developer
4 131 (15.58%) .NET Developer
5 100 (11.89%) Software Engineer
6 98 (11.65%) C# Developer
7 62 (7.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 59 (7.02%) Software Developer
9 55 (6.54%) Architect
9 55 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
10 47 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 46 (5.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 43 (5.11%) C# Software Developer
13 39 (4.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 38 (4.52%) Scala Developer
15 36 (4.28%) React Developer
15 36 (4.28%) Senior Software Engineer
16 33 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
17 32 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
18 28 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (40.31%) .NET
2 238 (28.30%) .NET Core
3 207 (24.61%) React
4 201 (23.90%) HTML
5 196 (23.31%) CSS
6 146 (17.36%) REST
7 140 (16.65%) AngularJS
8 138 (16.41%) RESTful
8 138 (16.41%) Spring
9 135 (16.05%) Node.js
10 104 (12.37%) .NET Framework
11 84 (9.99%) ASP.NET
12 65 (7.73%) JSON
13 62 (7.37%) Entity Framework
14 60 (7.13%) RabbitMQ
15 58 (6.90%) HTML5
16 56 (6.66%) ASP.NET Web API
16 56 (6.66%) Spring Boot
17 53 (6.30%) Web Services
18 50 (5.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (3.69%) Renewable Energy
4 30 (3.57%) iPhone
5 29 (3.45%) NHS
6 23 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 23 (2.73%) User Experience
7 18 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.55%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (0.95%) Cloud Native
10 8 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.59%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.48%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.48%) Web 2.0
15 3 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
15 3 (0.36%) Client/Server
16 2 (0.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.84%) Linux
2 43 (5.11%) Windows
3 42 (4.99%) Android
4 25 (2.97%) Unix
5 19 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (32.10%) DevOps
3 196 (23.31%) Software Engineering
4 189 (22.47%) Scrum
5 170 (20.21%) Test Automation
6 112 (13.32%) TDD
7 91 (10.82%) Mentoring
8 87 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (9.75%) MVC
10 70 (8.32%) Unit Testing
11 68 (8.09%) Kanban
12 60 (7.13%) Fintech
12 60 (7.13%) Problem-Solving
13 57 (6.78%) Open Source
14 55 (6.54%) OO
14 55 (6.54%) SOLID
15 53 (6.30%) BDD
16 52 (6.18%) SOA
17 48 (5.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 47 (5.59%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 330 (39.24%) JavaScript
2 313 (37.22%) C#
3 275 (32.70%) Java
4 250 (29.73%) SQL
5 100 (11.89%) Python
6 62 (7.37%) TypeScript
7 53 (6.30%) Scala
8 51 (6.06%) PHP
9 41 (4.88%) Go
10 33 (3.92%) C++
11 28 (3.33%) T-SQL
12 22 (2.62%) Java 8
13 18 (2.14%) PHP 7
14 17 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.55%) C
15 13 (1.55%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.43%) ES6
17 8 (0.95%) Kotlin
18 7 (0.83%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 117 (13.91%) Degree
2 32 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.55%) ISEB
5 13 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.83%) PhD
7 5 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.12%) CIW
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (11.18%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 269 (31.99%) Docker
2 6 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.48%) vSphere
4 3 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 237 (28.18%) Kubernetes
2 76 (9.04%) Terraform
3 41 (4.88%) Puppet
4 29 (3.45%) Grafana
5 24 (2.85%) Ansible
6 22 (2.62%) Prometheus
7 7 (0.83%) Consul
7 7 (0.83%) Graylog
7 7 (0.83%) Icinga
8 3 (0.36%) FlexNet
9 2 (0.24%) Kibana
9 2 (0.24%) Kubeflow
9 2 (0.24%) vRealize
10 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (4.99%) Google
2 27 (3.21%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.85%) VMware
4 19 (2.26%) Xamarin
5 11 (1.31%) Adobe
6 10 (1.19%) Oracle
7 8 (0.95%) Splunk
7 8 (0.95%) Xceptor
8 7 (0.83%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.71%) IBM
9 6 (0.71%) webMethods
10 5 (0.59%) SAP
10 5 (0.59%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.36%) ANSYS
11 3 (0.36%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.24%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.24%) Progress
13 1 (0.12%) BiZZdesign
13 1 (0.12%) UiPath
13 1 (0.12%) Veracode