Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 66 105
Rank change year-on-year +37 +39 +69
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 633 1,110 877
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 7.74% 4.27% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.43% 4.70% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 678 974 769
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,625 £37,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +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 7,508 23,613 26,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.75% 90.84% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6,092 18,880 22,036
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +11 270 £65,000 - 52
Berkshire +11 139 £70,000 +7.69% 34
Hampshire +93 128 £55,000 +4.76% 16
Surrey +52 110 £60,000 -4.00% 17
West Sussex +61 95 £57,500 +4.55% 17
Oxfordshire +11 72 £62,500 +4.17% 15
Buckinghamshire +18 59 £60,000 +20.00% 3
East Sussex 0 21 £60,000 +4.35% 7
Kent +29 6 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Home Counties +3 1 - -
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 293 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (44.71%) C#
3 270 (42.65%) .NET
4 255 (40.28%) JavaScript
5 216 (34.12%) Java
6 210 (33.18%) Docker
7 194 (30.65%) Azure
8 193 (30.49%) Software Engineering
9 188 (29.70%) DevOps
10 187 (29.54%) SQL
11 186 (29.38%) HTML
12 185 (29.23%) .NET Core
13 169 (26.70%) Scrum
14 163 (25.75%) CSS
15 151 (23.85%) Spring
16 145 (22.91%) React
17 140 (22.12%) AngularJS
18 137 (21.64%) Degree
19 134 (21.17%) AWS
20 125 (19.75%) Kubernetes
21 114 (18.01%) .NET Framework
21 114 (18.01%) SQL Server
22 101 (15.96%) Test Automation
23 96 (15.17%) Git (software)
24 92 (14.53%) Node.js
25 90 (14.22%) Machine Learning
26 86 (13.59%) RESTful
27 85 (13.43%) NoSQL
28 84 (13.27%) Artificial Intelligence
29 80 (12.64%) 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 24 (3.79%) Apache
2 23 (3.63%) NServiceBus
3 17 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.42%) Confluence
6 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.63%) Tornado
7 3 (0.47%) nginx
7 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 2 (0.32%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.16%) GemFire
9 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 194 (30.65%) Azure
2 134 (21.17%) AWS
3 55 (8.69%) SaaS
4 45 (7.11%) Serverless
5 44 (6.95%) PaaS
6 29 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
7 27 (4.27%) GCP
7 27 (4.27%) IaaS
8 25 (3.95%) GitHub
9 12 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.42%) npm
10 9 (1.42%) Stackdriver
11 8 (1.26%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.26%) Power Platform
12 7 (1.11%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.79%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.90%) HTTP
2 21 (3.32%) Skype
3 7 (1.11%) SSH
4 4 (0.63%) Internet
5 3 (0.47%) MQTT
6 2 (0.32%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (18.01%) SQL Server
2 85 (13.43%) NoSQL
3 55 (8.69%) Big Data
4 47 (7.42%) MongoDB
5 33 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (5.06%) MySQL
7 29 (4.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 21 (3.32%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.11%) Blockchain
11 7 (1.11%) Power BI
12 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
13 5 (0.79%) NewSQL
13 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.47%) DB2
15 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 96 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 47 (7.42%) JIRA
3 28 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 27 (4.27%) Maven
5 23 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (2.84%) JUnit
6 18 (2.84%) SonarQube
7 17 (2.69%) Mockito
8 12 (1.90%) GitLab
8 12 (1.90%) Gradle
9 11 (1.74%) Selenium
9 11 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (1.58%) NUnit
10 10 (1.58%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.11%) Bower
12 7 (1.11%) gulp
12 7 (1.11%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.95%) CircleCI
13 6 (0.95%) Eclipse
General
1 73 (11.53%) Finance
2 24 (3.79%) Public Sector
3 14 (2.21%) Banking
4 11 (1.74%) Retail
5 10 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (1.42%) Marketing
7 8 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.79%) Games
8 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.63%) Electronics
10 3 (0.47%) Law
11 2 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Police
12 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 400 (63.19%) Developer
2 128 (20.22%) Java Developer
3 102 (16.11%) Software Engineer
4 101 (15.96%) Senior Developer
5 99 (15.64%) .NET Developer
6 57 (9.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 54 (8.53%) C# Developer
8 53 (8.37%) Architect
9 45 (7.11%) Software Developer
10 41 (6.48%) Senior Software Engineer
11 36 (5.69%) Full Stack Developer
12 30 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (4.58%) Lead Developer
14 24 (3.79%) Junior
14 24 (3.79%) Scala Developer
15 22 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 21 (3.32%) Azure Developer
16 21 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
17 20 (3.16%) AWS Developer
18 19 (3.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (42.65%) .NET
2 186 (29.38%) HTML
3 185 (29.23%) .NET Core
4 163 (25.75%) CSS
5 151 (23.85%) Spring
6 145 (22.91%) React
7 140 (22.12%) AngularJS
8 114 (18.01%) .NET Framework
9 92 (14.53%) Node.js
10 86 (13.59%) RESTful
11 78 (12.32%) Spring Boot
12 77 (12.16%) REST
13 71 (11.22%) ASP.NET
14 66 (10.43%) HTML5
15 58 (9.16%) RabbitMQ
16 47 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web API
17 46 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (7.27%) jQuery
17 46 (7.27%) JSON
18 43 (6.79%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 23 (3.63%) Cloud Native
4 19 (3.00%) NHS
5 17 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (1.90%) User Experience
7 9 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 6 (0.95%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (0.79%) Social Media
10 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.63%) iPhone
10 4 (0.63%) Life Science
10 4 (0.63%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.32%) iPad
11 2 (0.32%) Robotics
11 2 (0.32%) Tandem
11 2 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.64%) Linux
2 27 (4.27%) Windows
3 22 (3.48%) Android
4 18 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.32%) Unix
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (30.49%) Software Engineering
3 188 (29.70%) DevOps
4 169 (26.70%) Scrum
5 101 (15.96%) Test Automation
6 90 (14.22%) Machine Learning
7 84 (13.27%) Artificial Intelligence
8 80 (12.64%) TDD
9 75 (11.85%) MVC
10 69 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (9.79%) SOLID
12 49 (7.74%) SOA
13 46 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 43 (6.79%) Computer Science
14 43 (6.79%) Unit Testing
15 41 (6.48%) Fintech
16 35 (5.53%) Front End Development
17 34 (5.37%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 33 (5.21%) Kanban
19 32 (5.06%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 283 (44.71%) C#
2 255 (40.28%) JavaScript
3 216 (34.12%) Java
4 187 (29.54%) SQL
5 65 (10.27%) Python
6 43 (6.79%) Java 8
7 41 (6.48%) TypeScript
8 39 (6.16%) C++
8 39 (6.16%) Scala
9 21 (3.32%) Go
10 20 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.21%) PHP
12 8 (1.26%) C
13 5 (0.79%) Rust
14 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.63%) Kotlin
14 4 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.63%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.47%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 137 (21.64%) Degree
2 37 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.26%) PhD
6 6 (0.95%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.79%) ISEB
8 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.32%) SANS
10 1 (0.16%) CIW
10 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.85%) QA
2 3 (0.47%) GDPR
2 3 (0.47%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.32%) NIST
3 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 210 (33.18%) Docker
2 5 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.79%) vSphere
3 1 (0.16%) HDFS
3 1 (0.16%) Postfix
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 125 (19.75%) Kubernetes
2 32 (5.06%) Ansible
3 24 (3.79%) Terraform
4 13 (2.05%) Grafana
5 12 (1.90%) Puppet
6 5 (0.79%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.16%) MIIS
7 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Packer
7 1 (0.16%) Salt
7 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (7.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.16%) VMware
3 15 (2.37%) Google
4 13 (2.05%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.58%) Splunk
6 9 (1.42%) ServiceNow
7 5 (0.79%) BT
7 5 (0.79%) SAP
8 4 (0.63%) Cisco
8 4 (0.63%) IBM
8 4 (0.63%) Oracle
9 3 (0.47%) Zend
10 2 (0.32%) Black Duck
10 2 (0.32%) WSO2
11 1 (0.16%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.16%) Confluent
11 1 (0.16%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.16%) Pega
11 1 (0.16%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.16%) Talend