Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 122 216
Rank change year-on-year +46 +94 +286
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1,017 785 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.89% 2.62% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 2.91% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 864 655 355
South East median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -2.22%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 23,833 26,995 26,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.15% 90.02% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19,122 22,474 21,453
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 +38 520 £62,500 +4.17% 32
Berkshire +30 304 £65,000 +4.00% 8
Hampshire +22 143 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Surrey +19 135 £62,500 +19.05% 13
Oxfordshire +31 128 £56,250 -6.25% 18
Buckinghamshire +48 88 £55,000 +10.00% 6
West Sussex +4 86 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Sussex +50 75 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Kent +61 55 £45,000 - 5
Sussex +21 2 £80,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 591 (58.11%) Java
2 582 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
3 370 (36.38%) Spring
4 334 (32.84%) JavaScript
5 319 (31.37%) Docker
6 307 (30.19%) Git (software)
7 284 (27.93%) Amazon AWS
8 269 (26.45%) Software Engineering
9 260 (25.57%) C#
10 237 (23.30%) DevOps
11 228 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 224 (22.03%) RESTful
13 222 (21.83%) .NET
14 216 (21.24%) TDD
15 208 (20.45%) Linux
16 200 (19.67%) SQL
17 197 (19.37%) Jenkins
18 192 (18.88%) Scrum
19 190 (18.68%) Java 8
20 188 (18.49%) JIRA
21 183 (17.99%) AngularJS
22 178 (17.50%) Python
23 174 (17.11%) NoSQL
23 174 (17.11%) Spring Boot
24 169 (16.62%) Kubernetes
25 167 (16.42%) Test Automation
26 163 (16.03%) SaaS
27 160 (15.73%) HTML
28 154 (15.14%) CSS
29 146 (14.36%) MongoDB

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
1 143 (14.06%) Confluence
2 62 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (3.74%) Apache
4 35 (3.44%) Tomcat
5 33 (3.24%) Apache Spark
6 20 (1.97%) CMS
7 19 (1.87%) GeoServer
8 12 (1.18%) Alfresco
8 12 (1.18%) IIS
9 11 (1.08%) Hyperledger
10 10 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.79%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.69%) nginx
14 6 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
15 5 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.39%) Anypoint
16 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 3 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.098%) HipChat
2 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Ripple
2 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 284 (27.93%) Amazon AWS
2 228 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (16.03%) SaaS
4 52 (5.11%) Serverless
5 44 (4.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 38 (3.74%) PaaS
7 29 (2.85%) Amazon S3
8 28 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (2.26%) npm
10 17 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (1.67%) IaaS
11 15 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.88%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.79%) Firebase
14 8 (0.79%) GitHub
15 7 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.69%) Azure Functions
16 6 (0.59%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.65%) HTTP
2 19 (1.87%) Internet
3 14 (1.38%) DNS
4 9 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.79%) CTI
6 6 (0.59%) AMQP
6 6 (0.59%) GPRS
7 5 (0.49%) DHCP
7 5 (0.49%) Network Security
7 5 (0.49%) SSL
7 5 (0.49%) VoIP
8 4 (0.39%) SMTP
9 3 (0.29%) RTP
9 3 (0.29%) WAN
9 3 (0.29%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.20%) DWDM
10 2 (0.20%) LAN
10 2 (0.20%) MPLS
10 2 (0.20%) SDH
10 2 (0.20%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (17.11%) NoSQL
2 146 (14.36%) MongoDB
3 132 (12.98%) SQL Server
4 93 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
5 87 (8.55%) Big Data
6 73 (7.18%) Redis
7 44 (4.33%) MySQL
8 40 (3.93%) Relational Database
9 36 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 30 (2.95%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.75%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (2.26%) GIS
13 21 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (1.87%) Blockchain
14 19 (1.87%) Geospatial Data
15 16 (1.57%) RDBMS
16 15 (1.47%) Couchbase
17 14 (1.38%) Cosmos DB
18 11 (1.08%) Data Lake
18 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 307 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 197 (19.37%) Jenkins
3 188 (18.49%) JIRA
4 128 (12.59%) Selenium
5 123 (12.09%) Maven
6 119 (11.70%) JUnit
7 84 (8.26%) Cucumber
8 65 (6.39%) JMeter
9 60 (5.90%) Bitbucket
10 44 (4.33%) webpack
11 42 (4.13%) Mockito
12 36 (3.54%) TeamCity
13 35 (3.44%) Octopus Deploy
14 34 (3.34%) Babel
15 29 (2.85%) WebDriver
16 23 (2.26%) Subversion
17 21 (2.06%) Mocha
18 20 (1.97%) Appium
18 20 (1.97%) Hudson
18 20 (1.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (9.83%) Finance
1 100 (9.83%) Retail
2 28 (2.75%) Games
3 27 (2.65%) Banking
4 25 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.57%) Publishing
6 10 (0.98%) Marketing
7 9 (0.88%) Law
8 6 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.49%) Electronics
10 4 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.098%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.098%) Automotive
12 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.098%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.098%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 673 (66.18%) Developer
2 304 (29.89%) Java Developer
3 149 (14.65%) Senior Developer
4 117 (11.50%) .NET Developer
5 113 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 87 (8.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 78 (7.67%) Software Developer
8 69 (6.78%) Architect
8 69 (6.78%) C# Developer
9 60 (5.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 55 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 54 (5.31%) Java Engineer
12 43 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 39 (3.83%) Python Developer
14 37 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
15 35 (3.44%) Angular Developer
15 35 (3.44%) Java Software Engineer
16 30 (2.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 30 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
17 29 (2.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (36.38%) Spring
2 224 (22.03%) RESTful
3 222 (21.83%) .NET
4 183 (17.99%) AngularJS
5 174 (17.11%) Spring Boot
6 160 (15.73%) HTML
7 154 (15.14%) CSS
8 145 (14.26%) REST
9 137 (13.47%) React
10 113 (11.11%) Web Services
11 100 (9.83%) .NET Core
12 92 (9.05%) ASP.NET
13 91 (8.95%) Node.js
14 75 (7.37%) Kafka
15 65 (6.39%) HTML5
15 65 (6.39%) JSON
16 59 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
16 59 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 55 (5.41%) XML
18 51 (5.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (4.72%) User Experience
3 43 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.65%) Cloud Native
6 21 (2.06%) Algorithms
6 21 (2.06%) Private Cloud
7 19 (1.87%) iPad
8 16 (1.57%) Public Cloud
9 13 (1.28%) Data Centre
9 13 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (0.88%) Blog
11 8 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (0.79%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.69%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.59%) Internet of Things
13 6 (0.59%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.59%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 208 (20.45%) Linux
2 31 (3.05%) Windows
3 20 (1.97%) Unix
4 8 (0.79%) Android
4 8 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.69%) DC/OS
5 7 (0.69%) Mesosphere
5 7 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.69%) ThreadX
6 6 (0.59%) CentOS
7 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.39%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.20%) Debian
10 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.098%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (26.45%) Software Engineering
3 237 (23.30%) DevOps
4 216 (21.24%) TDD
5 192 (18.88%) Scrum
6 167 (16.42%) Test Automation
7 139 (13.67%) MVC
8 118 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (9.93%) BDD
10 100 (9.83%) E-Commerce
11 98 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 96 (9.44%) Open Source
13 93 (9.14%) Computer Science
14 92 (9.05%) Mentoring
15 80 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
16 78 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
17 75 (7.37%) OO
18 74 (7.28%) SOA
19 63 (6.19%) Analytics
20 61 (6.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 591 (58.11%) Java
2 334 (32.84%) JavaScript
3 260 (25.57%) C#
4 200 (19.67%) SQL
5 190 (18.68%) Java 8
6 178 (17.50%) Python
7 52 (5.11%) ES6
8 43 (4.23%) Scala
8 43 (4.23%) TypeScript
9 34 (3.34%) Bash Shell
9 34 (3.34%) ES7
10 33 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.75%) Ruby
12 25 (2.46%) C++
13 22 (2.16%) C
14 15 (1.47%) Go
14 15 (1.47%) PHP
15 12 (1.18%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.98%) Perl
16 10 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 133 (13.08%) Degree
2 49 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.98%) AWS Certification
5 10 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.29%) CEH
6 3 (0.29%) ISEB
6 3 (0.29%) RHCE
6 3 (0.29%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.20%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.33%) QA
2 6 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.20%) GDPR
3 2 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.098%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.098%) PSD2
System Software
1 319 (31.37%) Docker
2 7 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.59%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 169 (16.62%) Kubernetes
2 39 (3.83%) Marathon
2 39 (3.83%) Mesos
3 38 (3.74%) Terraform
4 35 (3.44%) Ansible
5 27 (2.65%) Kibana
5 27 (2.65%) Puppet
6 24 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.77%) logstash
8 12 (1.18%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.59%) Nagios
10 5 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.49%) Grafana
10 5 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.39%) Consul
11 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.39%) Packer
11 4 (0.39%) Rancher
11 4 (0.39%) rkt
12 3 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 89 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.39%) Oracle
3 49 (4.82%) Google
4 38 (3.74%) Atlassian
5 20 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (1.77%) SAP
7 15 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 11 (1.08%) Databricks
9 10 (0.98%) MuleSoft
9 10 (0.98%) VMware
9 10 (0.98%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.88%) Workday
11 8 (0.79%) Avaya
11 8 (0.79%) Klocwork
11 8 (0.79%) QNX
12 7 (0.69%) IBM
13 6 (0.59%) Dynatrace
14 4 (0.39%) HP
14 4 (0.39%) Splunk
15 3 (0.29%) CommVault