Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 73 153
Rank change year-on-year +4 +80 +121
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 837 1,082 709
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.87% 4.05% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.41% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 748 997 612
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £36,960 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 19,576 24,515 28,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.48% 91.72% 90.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15,785 20,041 23,465
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.92%

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 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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 +18 467 £60,000 - 86
Berkshire +26 238 £62,500 -3.85% 37
Hampshire +2 158 £55,000 +10.00% 32
Oxfordshire +5 117 £60,000 +4.35% 34
Surrey +23 113 £61,250 +2.08% 48
Buckinghamshire +21 112 £62,500 +21.36% 15
West Sussex -28 48 £52,500 +5.00% 11
East Sussex -52 33 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Kent -15 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 411 (49.10%) Java
2 386 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (38.11%) C#
4 280 (33.45%) .NET
5 272 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 251 (29.99%) Software Engineering
7 240 (28.67%) Docker
8 233 (27.84%) Spring
9 211 (25.21%) Scrum
10 199 (23.78%) HTML
11 195 (23.30%) DevOps
12 188 (22.46%) Azure
13 182 (21.74%) CSS
14 178 (21.27%) SQL
15 169 (20.19%) AWS
16 165 (19.71%) AngularJS
17 159 (19.00%) Kubernetes
18 145 (17.32%) TDD
19 142 (16.97%) .NET Core
20 130 (15.53%) Node.js
20 130 (15.53%) Test Automation
21 128 (15.29%) Git (software)
22 125 (14.93%) Python
23 124 (14.81%) React
24 121 (14.46%) RESTful
25 120 (14.34%) Web Services
25 120 (14.34%) Java 8
26 113 (13.50%) SDLC
27 111 (13.26%) QA
28 109 (13.02%) 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 55 (6.57%) Confluence
2 36 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (3.46%) Apache
4 24 (2.87%) Apache Spark
5 21 (2.51%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.27%) CMS
7 8 (0.96%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.96%) IIS
8 7 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.60%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.48%) Drupal
11 4 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.36%) nginx
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.12%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 188 (22.46%) Azure
2 169 (20.19%) AWS
3 93 (11.11%) SaaS
4 42 (5.02%) Serverless
5 41 (4.90%) OpenShift
6 39 (4.66%) GCP
7 29 (3.46%) PaaS
8 24 (2.87%) IaaS
9 20 (2.39%) Amazon Cognito
9 20 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (2.39%) GitHub
10 15 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (1.55%) Slack
13 10 (1.19%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.72%) Azure Functions
16 4 (0.48%) iPaaS
16 4 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.63%) HTTP
2 11 (1.31%) Internet
3 9 (1.08%) ZigBee
4 6 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.48%) MQTT
6 3 (0.36%) DNS
6 3 (0.36%) SSL
7 2 (0.24%) DHCP
7 2 (0.24%) Firewall
7 2 (0.24%) LAN
7 2 (0.24%) SMTP
8 1 (0.12%) 5G
8 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 78 (9.32%) Big Data
3 69 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 62 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (6.21%) Relational Database
6 45 (5.38%) Hadoop
7 34 (4.06%) MongoDB
8 23 (2.75%) MySQL
9 22 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (2.39%) Redis
11 19 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 19 (2.27%) OLTP
12 18 (2.15%) InterSystems Cache
13 13 (1.55%) DB2
13 13 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.31%) Couchbase
15 10 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
16 4 (0.48%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 128 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 81 (9.68%) JIRA
3 80 (9.56%) Jenkins
4 46 (5.50%) Maven
5 44 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 43 (5.14%) Selenium
7 28 (3.35%) JUnit
8 25 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 25 (2.99%) SonarQube
9 19 (2.27%) JMeter
10 18 (2.15%) Subversion
11 16 (1.91%) Postman
12 15 (1.79%) Eclipse RCP
13 11 (1.31%) CircleCI
13 11 (1.31%) git-flow
13 11 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.31%) ReSharper
14 10 (1.19%) Gradle
14 10 (1.19%) Mockito
14 10 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 79 (9.44%) Finance
2 28 (3.35%) Public Sector
3 22 (2.63%) Retail
4 14 (1.67%) Marketing
5 13 (1.55%) Games
6 12 (1.43%) Aerospace
6 12 (1.43%) Military
7 9 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.96%) Automotive
8 8 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.72%) Back Office
9 6 (0.72%) Law
9 6 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.60%) Banking
11 4 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.48%) Police
12 3 (0.36%) Advertising
12 3 (0.36%) Publishing
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 487 (58.18%) Developer
2 206 (24.61%) Java Developer
3 117 (13.98%) Software Engineer
4 113 (13.50%) .NET Developer
5 112 (13.38%) Senior Developer
6 82 (9.80%) C# Developer
7 60 (7.17%) Software Developer
8 57 (6.81%) Senior Java Developer
9 55 (6.57%) Architect
10 51 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 42 (5.02%) Junior
12 37 (4.42%) QA Engineer
13 34 (4.06%) Junior Developer
14 33 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 31 (3.70%) Java Engineer
16 27 (3.23%) AWS Developer
16 27 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
17 26 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
18 25 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
19 24 (2.87%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (33.45%) .NET
2 233 (27.84%) Spring
3 199 (23.78%) HTML
4 182 (21.74%) CSS
5 165 (19.71%) AngularJS
6 142 (16.97%) .NET Core
7 130 (15.53%) Node.js
8 124 (14.81%) React
9 121 (14.46%) RESTful
10 120 (14.34%) Web Services
11 107 (12.78%) Spring Boot
12 86 (10.27%) .NET Framework
13 75 (8.96%) REST
14 68 (8.12%) Kafka
15 60 (7.17%) Hibernate
16 58 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 55 (6.57%) ASP.NET
18 51 (6.09%) HTML5
19 45 (5.38%) Vue.js
20 41 (4.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 106 (12.66%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.58%) User Experience
4 27 (3.23%) Cloud Native
5 25 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.79%) iPad
10 13 (1.55%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.08%) Smart Energy
11 9 (1.08%) Smart Meter
12 7 (0.84%) Semantic Web
13 5 (0.60%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.60%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.60%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.48%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.48%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (9.56%) Linux
2 29 (3.46%) Windows
3 8 (0.96%) Android
3 8 (0.96%) Apple iOS
3 8 (0.96%) Unix
4 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.60%) CentOS
6 4 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (29.99%) Software Engineering
3 211 (25.21%) Scrum
4 195 (23.30%) DevOps
5 145 (17.32%) TDD
6 130 (15.53%) Test Automation
7 113 (13.50%) SDLC
8 96 (11.47%) Machine Learning
9 86 (10.27%) MVC
10 84 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
11 82 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (9.32%) Artificial Intelligence
13 74 (8.84%) SOA
14 65 (7.77%) BDD
15 62 (7.41%) Mentoring
16 57 (6.81%) Fintech
17 50 (5.97%) Front End Development
18 43 (5.14%) Open Source
18 43 (5.14%) Software Delivery
19 40 (4.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 411 (49.10%) Java
2 319 (38.11%) C#
3 272 (32.50%) JavaScript
4 178 (21.27%) SQL
5 125 (14.93%) Python
6 120 (14.34%) Java 8
7 59 (7.05%) TypeScript
8 47 (5.62%) C++
9 38 (4.54%) Go
10 31 (3.70%) PHP
11 22 (2.63%) Ruby
12 19 (2.27%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.03%) Perl
13 17 (2.03%) Scala
14 15 (1.79%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.31%) R
16 10 (1.19%) Kotlin
17 7 (0.84%) Apex Code
17 7 (0.84%) ES6
18 6 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 109 (13.02%) Degree
2 31 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.96%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.96%) SANS
6 7 (0.84%) ISEB
7 5 (0.60%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.60%) SAFe Agilist
8 4 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.36%) CEH
9 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.36%) CISSP
9 3 (0.36%) CSSLP
9 3 (0.36%) GWAPT
9 3 (0.36%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.36%) ISSEP
9 3 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (13.26%) QA
2 11 (1.31%) COBIT
2 11 (1.31%) NIST
3 5 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.60%) SLA
4 3 (0.36%) ISO 13485
4 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 240 (28.67%) Docker
2 5 (0.60%) Postfix
3 4 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.36%) vSphere
5 2 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 159 (19.00%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.99%) Terraform
3 17 (2.03%) Ansible
4 7 (0.84%) Grafana
5 5 (0.60%) SELinux
6 4 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.36%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.36%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.36%) Puppet
7 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.24%) Icinga
8 2 (0.24%) logstash
9 1 (0.12%) MIIS
Vendors
1 65 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.46%) Oracle
3 24 (2.87%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (2.27%) Cloudera
4 19 (2.27%) InterSystems
5 18 (2.15%) Atlassian
6 12 (1.43%) Google
7 11 (1.31%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.08%) Xamarin
9 8 (0.96%) Jitterbit
10 7 (0.84%) Sage
11 6 (0.72%) SAP
11 6 (0.72%) VMware
12 5 (0.60%) Brightcove
12 5 (0.60%) Optimizely
13 4 (0.48%) hybris
13 4 (0.48%) IBM
13 4 (0.48%) Splunk
14 3 (0.36%) BT
14 3 (0.36%) Plumtree