Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 175 455
Rank change year-on-year +63 +280 +134
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 815 529 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.75% 1.81% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.07% 2.03% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 690 445 140
South East median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +22.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,450 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 26,507 26,084 33,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.57% 89.06% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,874 21,580 27,728
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +52 421 £60,000 +4.35% 70
Berkshire +27 231 £65,000 +4.00% 43
Surrey +76 134 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Hampshire +27 131 £57,500 +4.55% 21
Oxfordshire +50 121 £60,000 +9.09% 19
West Sussex +32 74 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +16 69 £47,500 - 8
East Sussex +20 40 £55,000 - 10
Kent +5 16 £52,500 - 3
Sussex -11 9 £80,000 +18.52%
Isle of Wight - 2 £33,750 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 565 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
2 421 (51.66%) Java
3 261 (32.02%) JavaScript
4 255 (31.29%) TDD
5 249 (30.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 247 (30.31%) Amazon AWS
7 236 (28.96%) .NET
8 233 (28.59%) AngularJS
9 230 (28.22%) Spring
10 212 (26.01%) REST
11 197 (24.17%) SQL
12 196 (24.05%) Software Engineering
12 196 (24.05%) DevOps
13 194 (23.80%) Docker
14 193 (23.68%) C#
14 193 (23.68%) Scrum
15 161 (19.75%) Web Services
16 160 (19.63%) Test Automation
17 156 (19.14%) Git (software)
18 153 (18.77%) NoSQL
19 148 (18.16%) RESTful
20 147 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
20 147 (18.04%) HTML
21 145 (17.79%) Java 8
22 138 (16.93%) BDD
23 133 (16.32%) Jenkins
24 125 (15.34%) SQL Server
25 120 (14.72%) Microsoft
26 114 (13.99%) SOA
27 112 (13.74%) Python

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 42 (5.15%) Confluence
2 35 (4.29%) OpenStack
3 21 (2.58%) CMS
4 18 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.84%) Apache
5 15 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (1.84%) JBoss
6 13 (1.60%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.47%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.98%) NServiceBus
10 7 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.49%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.49%) Liferay
13 3 (0.37%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.61%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.49%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 3 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 249 (30.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 247 (30.31%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (7.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 50 (6.13%) SaaS
5 42 (5.15%) PaaS
6 39 (4.79%) IaaS
7 31 (3.80%) Serverless
8 30 (3.68%) OpenShift
9 11 (1.35%) GitHub
9 11 (1.35%) Slack
10 10 (1.23%) Akamai
11 8 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.61%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.25%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.19%) AMQP
2 15 (1.84%) Software-Defined Networking
3 12 (1.47%) Internet
4 9 (1.10%) HTTP
4 9 (1.10%) LAN
5 7 (0.86%) DMZ
6 6 (0.74%) Network Security
7 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.37%) DNS
8 3 (0.37%) VoIP
9 2 (0.25%) NAS
9 2 (0.25%) SAN
9 2 (0.25%) SSL
9 2 (0.25%) WAN
10 1 (0.12%) DHCP
10 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (18.77%) NoSQL
2 125 (15.34%) SQL Server
3 66 (8.10%) MongoDB
4 65 (7.98%) Relational Database
5 59 (7.24%) Big Data
6 57 (6.99%) MySQL
7 51 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
8 49 (6.01%) RDBMS
9 37 (4.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 37 (4.54%) Hadoop
10 19 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (2.33%) MariaDB
11 15 (1.84%) Oracle Exadata
11 15 (1.84%) SAP HANA
12 14 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.60%) Redis
14 11 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
14 11 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 156 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 133 (16.32%) Jenkins
3 84 (10.31%) JIRA
4 55 (6.75%) JUnit
5 48 (5.89%) Maven
6 37 (4.54%) Bitbucket
7 36 (4.42%) Selenium
8 31 (3.80%) Vagrant
8 31 (3.80%) Visual Studio
9 30 (3.68%) Gradle
10 28 (3.44%) Cucumber
11 27 (3.31%) Eclipse
12 26 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (3.07%) IntelliJ
14 24 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
16 19 (2.33%) Subversion
17 14 (1.72%) Gatling
18 13 (1.60%) SoapUI
19 12 (1.47%) JMeter
General
1 102 (12.52%) Finance
2 51 (6.26%) Retail
3 30 (3.68%) Marketing
4 28 (3.44%) Publishing
5 23 (2.82%) Games
6 20 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.33%) Banking
8 16 (1.96%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.47%) Advertising
10 10 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.10%) Legal
12 7 (0.86%) Electronics
13 3 (0.37%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 409 (50.18%) Developer
2 185 (22.70%) Java Developer
3 122 (14.97%) Senior Developer
3 122 (14.97%) Software Engineer
4 110 (13.50%) Architect
5 101 (12.39%) C# Developer
6 71 (8.71%) .NET Developer
7 62 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
8 61 (7.48%) Java Engineer
9 59 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
10 49 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
11 42 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
11 42 (5.15%) Software Developer
12 41 (5.03%) C# Software Developer
13 36 (4.42%) Lead Developer
14 32 (3.93%) Cloud Software Engineer
15 31 (3.80%) Agile Developer
16 30 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
16 30 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
17 28 (3.44%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (28.96%) .NET
2 233 (28.59%) AngularJS
3 230 (28.22%) Spring
4 212 (26.01%) REST
5 161 (19.75%) Web Services
6 148 (18.16%) RESTful
7 147 (18.04%) HTML
8 109 (13.37%) React
9 106 (13.01%) CSS
10 99 (12.15%) Hibernate
11 98 (12.02%) Spring Boot
12 83 (10.18%) HTML5
13 81 (9.94%) .NET Framework
14 70 (8.59%) ASP.NET
15 68 (8.34%) SOAP
16 66 (8.10%) J2EE
17 57 (6.99%) Node.js
18 56 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 56 (6.87%) JSON
19 51 (6.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.47%) User Experience
2 60 (7.36%) Enterprise Software
3 59 (7.24%) Computer Science
4 56 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
5 37 (4.54%) Mobile App
6 36 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (4.29%) Public Cloud
8 33 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (3.19%) Cloud Native
9 26 (3.19%) Data Centre
10 22 (2.70%) Management Information System
11 19 (2.33%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.96%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.96%) Fintech
13 15 (1.84%) Life Science
14 13 (1.60%) Blog
15 12 (1.47%) Driving Licence
16 8 (0.98%) Internet of Things
16 8 (0.98%) Robotics
17 5 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 87 (10.67%) Linux
2 24 (2.94%) Unix
3 15 (1.84%) Android
4 14 (1.72%) Windows
5 9 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.25%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.12%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (31.29%) TDD
3 196 (24.05%) DevOps
3 196 (24.05%) Software Engineering
4 193 (23.68%) Scrum
5 160 (19.63%) Test Automation
6 147 (18.04%) Continuous Integration
7 138 (16.93%) BDD
8 114 (13.99%) SOA
9 107 (13.13%) MVC
10 96 (11.78%) SDLC
11 94 (11.53%) Mentoring
12 82 (10.06%) OO
13 76 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
14 71 (8.71%) Open Source
15 69 (8.47%) Kanban
16 67 (8.22%) User Stories
17 60 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
17 60 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
18 58 (7.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 421 (51.66%) Java
2 261 (32.02%) JavaScript
3 197 (24.17%) SQL
4 193 (23.68%) C#
5 145 (17.79%) Java 8
6 112 (13.74%) Python
7 64 (7.85%) Go
8 51 (6.26%) Scala
9 30 (3.68%) Ruby
9 30 (3.68%) T-SQL
10 20 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.33%) PHP
12 18 (2.21%) TypeScript
13 17 (2.09%) C++
14 15 (1.84%) Perl
14 15 (1.84%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.84%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.72%) Java 9
15 14 (1.72%) Kotlin
16 13 (1.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (9.20%) Degree
2 30 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (0.98%) ISEB
6 8 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.49%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.25%) MCP
10 2 (0.25%) MCPD
10 2 (0.25%) MCSE
11 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.12%) MBA
11 1 (0.12%) PhD
11 1 (0.12%) RHCE
11 1 (0.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.03%) QA
2 21 (2.58%) GCP
3 14 (1.72%) GDPR
4 6 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.61%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.37%) PSD2
7 2 (0.25%) WCAG
8 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 194 (23.80%) Docker
2 31 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (0.98%) XenServer
5 7 (0.86%) HDFS
6 6 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.25%) Gluster
7 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.25%) LXC
7 2 (0.25%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 110 (13.50%) Kubernetes
2 58 (7.12%) Ansible
3 39 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (4.54%) Terraform
5 35 (4.29%) Puppet
6 4 (0.49%) Marathon
6 4 (0.49%) Mesos
7 3 (0.37%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.37%) Kibana
7 3 (0.37%) logstash
7 3 (0.37%) OpenView
7 3 (0.37%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.25%) SCCM
9 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.12%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 120 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 65 (7.98%) Oracle
3 61 (7.48%) Google
4 50 (6.13%) SAP
5 41 (5.03%) Atlassian
6 40 (4.91%) VMware
7 14 (1.72%) Concur
7 14 (1.72%) MuleSoft
7 14 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.60%) webMethods
9 10 (1.23%) AppDynamics
9 10 (1.23%) Citrix
10 7 (0.86%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.74%) Birst
11 6 (0.74%) IBM
11 6 (0.74%) Informatica
11 6 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.61%) Cognizant
12 5 (0.61%) Infragistics
12 5 (0.61%) LexisNexis