Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 33 72
Rank change year-on-year -11 +39 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 1,050 780 896
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.79% 7.65% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 8.31% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 709 685 718
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,338
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £70,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £82,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%

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 16,868 9,389 21,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.99% 92.13% 91.10%
Number of salaries quoted 11,490 7,587 17,184
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £64,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -20 380 £65,000 +8.33% 71
Hampshire +10 269 £57,500 +9.52% 26
Berkshire -9 263 £65,000 +8.33% 38
Surrey -5 206 £67,500 +8.00% 38
Oxfordshire -27 60 £70,000 +21.74% 16
Buckinghamshire -32 58 £57,500 -2.13% 17
West Sussex -29 50 £58,750 -2.08% 12
Kent -10 46 £45,000 -21.74% 13
East Sussex -24 46 £60,000 -7.69% 9
Home Counties -1 22 £100,000 +5.26%
Sussex - 5 £60,000 -
Middlesex - 2 - - 1
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 637 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (44.19%) Azure
3 441 (42.00%) DevOps
4 423 (40.29%) AWS
5 388 (36.95%) Java
6 386 (36.76%) C#
7 381 (36.29%) React
8 350 (33.33%) CI/CD
9 346 (32.95%) JavaScript
10 330 (31.43%) Docker
11 328 (31.24%) .NET
12 293 (27.90%) Software Engineering
13 274 (26.10%) Scrum
14 272 (25.90%) Full Stack Development
15 270 (25.71%) Kubernetes
16 257 (24.48%) Degree
17 248 (23.62%) SQL
18 231 (22.00%) REST
19 225 (21.43%) Computer Science
20 218 (20.76%) Finance
21 214 (20.38%) TDD
22 204 (19.43%) NoSQL
23 201 (19.14%) Jenkins
24 195 (18.57%) Linux
24 195 (18.57%) Social Skills
25 188 (17.90%) Spring
26 185 (17.62%) Node.js
27 179 (17.05%) AngularJS
28 174 (16.57%) CSS
29 163 (15.52%) Serverless

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 86 (8.19%) Apache Spark
2 79 (7.52%) Apache
3 59 (5.62%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (4.29%) GemFire
5 24 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.00%) CMS
7 19 (1.81%) Confluence
8 17 (1.62%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.52%) EPiServer
10 15 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (1.24%) nginx
12 11 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.57%) IIS
14 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.29%) Drupal
15 3 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.29%) WildFly
16 2 (0.19%) JBoss
16 2 (0.19%) Mule
16 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.48%) Shopify
4 3 (0.29%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 464 (44.19%) Azure
2 423 (40.29%) AWS
3 163 (15.52%) Serverless
4 110 (10.48%) SaaS
5 108 (10.29%) GCP
6 102 (9.71%) GitHub
7 74 (7.05%) OpenShift
8 67 (6.38%) Azure Service Bus
9 50 (4.76%) PaaS
10 49 (4.67%) Amazon Kinesis
11 48 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
12 47 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
13 39 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
14 37 (3.52%) Amazon S3
15 29 (2.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 29 (2.76%) Azure Service Fabric
16 28 (2.67%) GitHub Actions
16 28 (2.67%) IaaS
17 24 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
18 23 (2.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.95%) HTTP
2 8 (0.76%) Firewall
3 7 (0.67%) DNS
3 7 (0.67%) VPN
4 6 (0.57%) AMQP
5 4 (0.38%) SMTP
5 4 (0.38%) SSL
6 3 (0.29%) Broadband
6 3 (0.29%) Internet
7 2 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.19%) SD-WAN
7 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.19%) WAN
8 1 (0.095%) 4G
8 1 (0.095%) LTE
8 1 (0.095%) NGN
8 1 (0.095%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.095%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.095%) Wireless
8 1 (0.095%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (19.43%) NoSQL
2 153 (14.57%) PostgreSQL
3 133 (12.67%) SQL Server
4 108 (10.29%) Relational Database
5 105 (10.00%) Big Data
6 96 (9.14%) Redis
7 89 (8.48%) MySQL
8 68 (6.48%) MongoDB
9 61 (5.81%) HBase
10 60 (5.71%) MariaDB
11 47 (4.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 44 (4.19%) Data Lake
13 39 (3.71%) Hadoop
14 27 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
15 25 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
17 20 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (1.62%) Power BI
18 17 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 201 (19.14%) Jenkins
2 158 (15.05%) Git (software)
3 72 (6.86%) Cucumber
4 57 (5.43%) JUnit
5 48 (4.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 44 (4.19%) Gradle
6 44 (4.19%) Protractor
7 43 (4.10%) Cypress.io
7 43 (4.10%) Eclipse
8 42 (4.00%) Mockito
9 41 (3.90%) IntelliJ
9 41 (3.90%) JIRA
10 38 (3.62%) Storybook
11 36 (3.43%) GitLab
12 31 (2.95%) SonarQube
13 30 (2.86%) Artifactory
14 24 (2.29%) JMeter
15 23 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
15 23 (2.19%) Selenium
16 22 (2.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 218 (20.76%) Finance
2 195 (18.57%) Social Skills
3 101 (9.62%) Law
4 97 (9.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 89 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (8.48%) Banking
6 70 (6.67%) Retail
7 50 (4.76%) Legal
8 42 (4.00%) Marketing
9 39 (3.71%) Telecoms
10 26 (2.48%) Manufacturing
11 24 (2.29%) Automotive
11 24 (2.29%) Publishing
12 22 (2.10%) Presentation Skills
13 20 (1.90%) Electronics
14 19 (1.81%) Public Sector
15 18 (1.71%) Spanish Language
16 11 (1.05%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 517 (49.24%) Developer
2 176 (16.76%) Software Engineer
3 151 (14.38%) Architect
4 145 (13.81%) Senior Developer
5 132 (12.57%) .NET Developer
6 113 (10.76%) C# Developer
7 111 (10.57%) Software Developer
8 91 (8.67%) Java Developer
9 77 (7.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 58 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
11 56 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 46 (4.38%) DevOps Engineer
13 45 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
13 45 (4.29%) React Developer
14 43 (4.10%) Java Engineer
14 43 (4.10%) Senior C# Developer
15 41 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
16 40 (3.81%) PHP Developer
17 39 (3.71%) Lead Developer
18 36 (3.43%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (36.29%) React
2 328 (31.24%) .NET
3 231 (22.00%) REST
4 188 (17.90%) Spring
5 185 (17.62%) Node.js
6 179 (17.05%) AngularJS
7 174 (16.57%) CSS
8 161 (15.33%) .NET Core
9 156 (14.86%) HTML
10 149 (14.19%) Kafka
11 129 (12.29%) Spring Boot
12 118 (11.24%) RESTful
13 111 (10.57%) RabbitMQ
14 107 (10.19%) Web Services
15 98 (9.33%) JSON
16 81 (7.71%) .NET Framework
17 79 (7.52%) Symfony
18 70 (6.67%) Laravel
19 66 (6.29%) ASP.NET
20 57 (5.43%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 143 (13.62%) Greenfield Project
2 112 (10.67%) User Experience
3 83 (7.90%) Cloud Native
4 71 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
5 52 (4.95%) Linux Command Line
6 45 (4.29%) Virtual Team
7 41 (3.90%) iPad
8 35 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.86%) Management Information System
10 28 (2.67%) Mobile App
11 26 (2.48%) Algorithms
12 24 (2.29%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.24%) Life Science
14 12 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
14 12 (1.14%) Renewable Energy
15 10 (0.95%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.95%) Data Structures
16 7 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
16 7 (0.67%) Mainframe
17 6 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 195 (18.57%) Linux
2 89 (8.48%) Unix
3 41 (3.90%) Android
4 39 (3.71%) Apple iOS
5 32 (3.05%) Windows
6 21 (2.00%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.14%) CentOS
8 7 (0.67%) Alpine Linux
9 5 (0.48%) VMS
10 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.095%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.095%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (42.00%) DevOps
3 350 (33.33%) CI/CD
4 293 (27.90%) Software Engineering
5 274 (26.10%) Scrum
6 272 (25.90%) Full Stack Development
7 225 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 214 (20.38%) TDD
9 148 (14.10%) OO
10 147 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
11 134 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
12 125 (11.90%) BDD
13 124 (11.81%) Test Automation
14 111 (10.57%) Unit Testing
15 100 (9.52%) Mentoring
16 96 (9.14%) E-Commerce
16 96 (9.14%) Risk Management
17 89 (8.48%) OOP
18 85 (8.10%) SOA
19 84 (8.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 388 (36.95%) Java
2 386 (36.76%) C#
3 346 (32.95%) JavaScript
4 248 (23.62%) SQL
5 162 (15.43%) Python
6 104 (9.90%) PHP
7 84 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 80 (7.62%) Shell Script
9 59 (5.62%) C++
10 55 (5.24%) Groovy
11 46 (4.38%) Perl
12 44 (4.19%) C
13 43 (4.10%) Go
13 43 (4.10%) Kotlin
14 29 (2.76%) Ruby
15 28 (2.67%) Java 8
16 27 (2.57%) Bash
17 24 (2.29%) PHP 7
18 22 (2.10%) Scala
19 19 (1.81%) ES6
Qualifications
1 257 (24.48%) Degree
2 69 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (3.90%) OCP
3 41 (3.90%) Oracle Certification
4 26 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 22 (2.10%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.71%) TOGAF Certification
7 9 (0.86%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.38%) ISEB
10 2 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.095%) CISM
11 1 (0.095%) CISSP
11 1 (0.095%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.095%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.095%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.095%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.76%) QA
2 13 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.95%) NIST
3 10 (0.95%) SLA
4 7 (0.67%) GDPR
5 3 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.29%) DICOM
5 3 (0.29%) GxP
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.095%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 330 (31.43%) Docker
2 50 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (4.29%) HDFS
4 21 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.095%) Postfix
7 1 (0.095%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 270 (25.71%) Kubernetes
2 147 (14.00%) Ansible
3 106 (10.10%) Terraform
4 29 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.62%) Grafana
6 10 (0.95%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.76%) Puppet
8 5 (0.48%) Consul
9 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.38%) Kibana
10 3 (0.29%) Kubeflow
10 3 (0.29%) Packer
11 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.19%) Graphite
11 2 (0.19%) Rancher
11 2 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.095%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.095%) logstash
12 1 (0.095%) vRealize
Vendors
1 126 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (5.90%) Oracle
3 59 (5.62%) VMware
4 44 (4.19%) Okta
5 32 (3.05%) Google
6 27 (2.57%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.90%) SAP
8 17 (1.62%) Databricks
9 16 (1.52%) Dynatrace
10 15 (1.43%) New Relic
10 15 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.05%) AppDynamics
11 11 (1.05%) Micro Focus
12 10 (0.95%) IBM
13 8 (0.76%) Elastic Path
13 8 (0.76%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.67%) Jitterbit
15 6 (0.57%) Informatica
15 6 (0.57%) StreamSets
16 5 (0.48%) Lets Encrypt