Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 68 86
Rank change year-on-year +43 +18 +75
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 703 990 1,016
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 8.02% 4.01% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.83% 4.44% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 774 885 920
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.90% +2.05%
10th Percentile £41,975 £37,500 £37,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £77,625
England median annual salary £67,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% +4.00%

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 7,957 22,302 26,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.80% 90.36% 91.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6,522 18,065 21,461
Median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,118 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +16 314 £62,500 -0.79% 66
Berkshire +24 200 £62,500 -3.85% 30
West Sussex +88 142 £60,000 +15.94% 13
Hampshire +77 116 £55,000 +3.29% 31
Surrey +48 93 £62,500 +4.17% 19
Oxfordshire +15 70 £61,250 -5.77% 23
Buckinghamshire +9 44 £60,000 - 13
East Sussex -1 28 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Kent +38 5 £58,000 +11.54% 15
Home Counties +2 1 - -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 352 (50.07%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (39.83%) C#
2 280 (39.83%) .NET
3 263 (37.41%) JavaScript
4 256 (36.42%) Azure
5 235 (33.43%) DevOps
6 233 (33.14%) Java
7 219 (31.15%) Docker
8 214 (30.44%) SQL
9 208 (29.59%) .NET Core
10 192 (27.31%) HTML
11 180 (25.60%) Scrum
12 177 (25.18%) Software Engineering
13 172 (24.47%) React
14 171 (24.32%) AWS
15 170 (24.18%) CSS
16 163 (23.19%) Kubernetes
17 156 (22.19%) Spring
18 144 (20.48%) Test Automation
19 137 (19.49%) NoSQL
20 136 (19.35%) SQL Server
21 133 (18.92%) AngularJS
22 127 (18.07%) Degree
23 113 (16.07%) RESTful
24 105 (14.94%) Git (software)
25 104 (14.79%) .NET Framework
26 99 (14.08%) Node.js
27 96 (13.66%) REST
28 89 (12.66%) MVC
29 88 (12.52%) TDD

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 40 (5.69%) NServiceBus
2 31 (4.41%) Apache
3 21 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.42%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.28%) Confluence
6 5 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.57%) Tornado
8 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.43%) JBoss
8 3 (0.43%) nginx
8 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.28%) CMS
9 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.14%) Drupal
10 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.14%) Magento
1 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 256 (36.42%) Azure
2 171 (24.32%) AWS
3 68 (9.67%) SaaS
4 63 (8.96%) PaaS
5 56 (7.97%) Serverless
6 48 (6.83%) IaaS
7 34 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
7 34 (4.84%) GCP
7 34 (4.84%) GitHub
8 13 (1.85%) Azure Functions
9 12 (1.71%) Stackdriver
10 8 (1.14%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (1.00%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (1.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.85%) npm
13 5 (0.71%) AWS Fargate
13 5 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.12%) HTTP
2 37 (5.26%) Skype
3 7 (1.00%) SSH
4 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.71%) DNS
6 4 (0.57%) SSL
7 3 (0.43%) Firewall
7 3 (0.43%) Internet
7 3 (0.43%) IPv4
7 3 (0.43%) VLAN
8 2 (0.28%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (19.49%) NoSQL
2 136 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 81 (11.52%) MongoDB
4 64 (9.10%) MySQL
5 55 (7.82%) Big Data
6 47 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (6.26%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 19 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
10 11 (1.56%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.42%) Redis
12 7 (1.00%) Amazon Aurora
13 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.85%) SQLPlus
14 5 (0.71%) InfluxDB
15 3 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.43%) DB2
15 3 (0.43%) Power BI
15 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 105 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 57 (8.11%) JIRA
3 40 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.56%) Maven
5 18 (2.56%) SonarQube
6 17 (2.42%) GitLab
7 16 (2.28%) JUnit
8 12 (1.71%) Gradle
9 11 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (1.42%) Mockito
10 10 (1.42%) Selenium
11 9 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.14%) NUnit
12 8 (1.14%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.00%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.85%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.85%) Postman
15 5 (0.71%) IntelliJ
15 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (7.82%) Finance
2 31 (4.41%) Public Sector
3 12 (1.71%) Marketing
3 12 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (1.71%) Retail
4 11 (1.56%) Banking
5 5 (0.71%) Back Office
6 4 (0.57%) Electronics
6 4 (0.57%) Games
6 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.43%) Law
8 2 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 444 (63.16%) Developer
2 138 (19.63%) Senior Developer
3 123 (17.50%) Java Developer
4 104 (14.79%) .NET Developer
5 98 (13.94%) Software Engineer
6 63 (8.96%) Senior .NET Developer
7 62 (8.82%) C# Developer
8 56 (7.97%) Architect
9 47 (6.69%) Full Stack Developer
9 47 (6.69%) Scala Developer
10 42 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
11 38 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 35 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (3.70%) Lead Developer
13 26 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
13 26 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (3.41%) Java Engineer
15 23 (3.27%) React Developer
16 22 (3.13%) Digital Developer
16 22 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (39.83%) .NET
2 208 (29.59%) .NET Core
3 192 (27.31%) HTML
4 172 (24.47%) React
5 170 (24.18%) CSS
6 156 (22.19%) Spring
7 133 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 113 (16.07%) RESTful
9 104 (14.79%) .NET Framework
10 99 (14.08%) Node.js
11 96 (13.66%) REST
12 85 (12.09%) ASP.NET
13 77 (10.95%) RabbitMQ
14 74 (10.53%) Spring Boot
15 65 (9.25%) ASP.NET Core
16 64 (9.10%) jQuery
17 61 (8.68%) JSON
18 57 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 57 (8.11%) HTML5
19 51 (7.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.13%) NHS
4 22 (3.13%) Cloud Native
5 19 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.71%) Renewable Energy
7 11 (1.56%) User Experience
8 10 (1.42%) iPhone
8 10 (1.42%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.71%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) Robotics
11 2 (0.28%) Wiki
12 1 (0.14%) Blog
12 1 (0.14%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.14%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 63 (8.96%) Linux
2 39 (5.55%) Windows
3 11 (1.56%) Android
4 9 (1.28%) Unix
5 3 (0.43%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (50.07%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (33.43%) DevOps
3 180 (25.60%) Scrum
4 177 (25.18%) Software Engineering
5 144 (20.48%) Test Automation
6 89 (12.66%) MVC
7 88 (12.52%) TDD
8 83 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (11.10%) Mentoring
10 67 (9.53%) SOLID
11 65 (9.25%) SOA
12 62 (8.82%) Unit Testing
13 61 (8.68%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 53 (7.54%) Computer Science
14 53 (7.54%) Kanban
14 53 (7.54%) Machine Learning
15 50 (7.11%) Artificial Intelligence
15 50 (7.11%) Test Strategy
16 42 (5.97%) Web Testing
17 41 (5.83%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 280 (39.83%) C#
2 263 (37.41%) JavaScript
3 233 (33.14%) Java
4 214 (30.44%) SQL
5 66 (9.39%) Python
6 64 (9.10%) Scala
7 47 (6.69%) TypeScript
8 39 (5.55%) C++
9 32 (4.55%) Go
10 21 (2.99%) Java 8
10 21 (2.99%) PHP
11 16 (2.28%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.56%) PHP 7
13 9 (1.28%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.85%) C
16 5 (0.71%) Rust
17 2 (0.28%) Ruby
18 1 (0.14%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 127 (18.07%) Degree
2 45 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.42%) PhD
5 7 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.85%) ISEB
6 6 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.28%) SANS
8 1 (0.14%) CIW
8 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.67%) QA
2 3 (0.43%) GDPR
2 3 (0.43%) SLA
3 2 (0.28%) NIST
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 219 (31.15%) Docker
2 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.43%) vSphere
3 1 (0.14%) HDFS
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 163 (23.19%) Kubernetes
2 48 (6.83%) Terraform
3 28 (3.98%) Ansible
4 19 (2.70%) Grafana
5 16 (2.28%) Puppet
6 8 (1.14%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 36 (5.12%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.41%) VMware
3 18 (2.56%) Google
4 14 (1.99%) Splunk
5 12 (1.71%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.14%) IBM
7 5 (0.71%) SAP
8 4 (0.57%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.43%) Adobe
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle
9 3 (0.43%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.43%) webMethods
9 3 (0.43%) Zend
10 2 (0.28%) Black Duck
10 2 (0.28%) Cisco
11 1 (0.14%) BT
11 1 (0.14%) Confluent
11 1 (0.14%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.14%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.14%) Veracode