Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South East
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 79 123
Rank change year-on-year +32 +44 +87
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 693 1,035 809
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.98% 3.86% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 4.23% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 681 943 688
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £69,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -5.80% +6.15% +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 12,670 24,490 28,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.13% 91.32% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10,233 19,693 23,322
Median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.40% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +20 379 £62,500 -0.79% 39
Berkshire +11 179 £65,000 - 26
Hampshire +54 126 £57,500 +15.00% 35
Surrey +47 123 £60,000 -4.00% 22
Oxfordshire +14 104 £62,500 +8.70% 7
Buckinghamshire +45 96 £60,000 +9.09% 6
West Sussex +6 44 £52,500 +3.96% 17
East Sussex -18 14 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Kent -6 5 £55,000 +22.22% 15
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 317 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (44.73%) C#
3 298 (43.00%) Java
4 271 (39.11%) JavaScript
5 270 (38.96%) .NET
6 240 (34.63%) Software Engineering
7 221 (31.89%) Docker
8 213 (30.74%) HTML
9 197 (28.43%) SQL
10 186 (26.84%) Spring
11 184 (26.55%) CSS
12 182 (26.26%) Azure
13 181 (26.12%) DevOps
14 178 (25.69%) Scrum
15 166 (23.95%) AngularJS
16 157 (22.66%) .NET Core
17 137 (19.77%) React
18 136 (19.62%) Kubernetes
19 135 (19.48%) AWS
20 125 (18.04%) Node.js
21 122 (17.60%) Degree
22 116 (16.74%) TDD
23 113 (16.31%) Git (software)
24 110 (15.87%) Test Automation
25 106 (15.30%) RESTful
26 104 (15.01%) Machine Learning
26 104 (15.01%) SQL Server
27 100 (14.43%) .NET Framework
28 99 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
29 87 (12.55%) Spring Boot

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 33 (4.76%) Confluence
2 26 (3.75%) Apache
2 26 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 19 (2.74%) Apache Spark
4 17 (2.45%) CMS
4 17 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (1.01%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.72%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.43%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.29%) Drupal
9 2 (0.29%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.29%) WordPress
10 1 (0.14%) GemFire
10 1 (0.14%) IIS
10 1 (0.14%) nginx
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.14%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.14%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 182 (26.26%) Azure
2 135 (19.48%) AWS
3 65 (9.38%) SaaS
4 45 (6.49%) Serverless
5 37 (5.34%) GCP
6 29 (4.18%) PaaS
7 28 (4.04%) OpenShift
8 19 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (2.74%) IaaS
9 16 (2.31%) Amazon SQS
9 16 (2.31%) GitHub
10 14 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.44%) Amazon S3
12 9 (1.30%) Amazon Cognito
13 7 (1.01%) Azure Functions
13 7 (1.01%) npm
13 7 (1.01%) Power Platform
13 7 (1.01%) Slack
14 6 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.87%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.74%) HTTP
2 7 (1.01%) MQTT
3 4 (0.58%) SSH
4 2 (0.29%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) Skype
4 2 (0.29%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.14%) 5G
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 63 (9.09%) Big Data
3 46 (6.64%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 29 (4.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 29 (4.18%) Hadoop
7 27 (3.90%) MySQL
8 24 (3.46%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.73%) Redis
10 11 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (1.44%) Blockchain
12 9 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.30%) DB2
13 8 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
14 6 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.87%) Power BI
14 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 113 (16.31%) Git (software)
2 64 (9.24%) Jenkins
3 59 (8.51%) JIRA
4 41 (5.92%) Maven
5 34 (4.91%) Selenium
6 29 (4.18%) Cucumber
7 27 (3.90%) JUnit
8 25 (3.61%) SonarQube
9 18 (2.60%) Mockito
10 16 (2.31%) Postman
11 13 (1.88%) git-flow
11 13 (1.88%) Visual Studio
12 12 (1.73%) GitLab
13 11 (1.59%) CircleCI
13 11 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (1.44%) Eclipse
14 10 (1.44%) NUnit
14 10 (1.44%) Subversion
15 9 (1.30%) JMeter
16 8 (1.15%) jMock
General
1 78 (11.26%) Finance
2 14 (2.02%) Marketing
3 13 (1.88%) Retail
4 11 (1.59%) Games
4 11 (1.59%) Public Sector
5 10 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.30%) Banking
7 8 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.01%) Law
9 6 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.72%) Back Office
10 5 (0.72%) Police
11 4 (0.58%) Electronics
11 4 (0.58%) Publishing
12 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.43%) Military
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 414 (59.74%) Developer
2 149 (21.50%) Java Developer
3 117 (16.88%) Software Engineer
4 97 (14.00%) Senior Developer
5 94 (13.56%) .NET Developer
6 74 (10.68%) C# Developer
7 61 (8.80%) Software Developer
8 54 (7.79%) Architect
9 39 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 33 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 33 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 33 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
11 31 (4.47%) Lead Developer
12 30 (4.33%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (3.75%) AWS Developer
13 26 (3.75%) Junior
14 24 (3.46%) DevOps Engineer
14 24 (3.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 23 (3.32%) C# Software Developer
16 21 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (38.96%) .NET
2 213 (30.74%) HTML
3 186 (26.84%) Spring
4 184 (26.55%) CSS
5 166 (23.95%) AngularJS
6 157 (22.66%) .NET Core
7 137 (19.77%) React
8 125 (18.04%) Node.js
9 106 (15.30%) RESTful
10 100 (14.43%) .NET Framework
11 87 (12.55%) Spring Boot
12 85 (12.27%) Web Services
13 79 (11.40%) HTML5
14 67 (9.67%) REST
15 55 (7.94%) Kafka
16 53 (7.65%) Hibernate
17 52 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
18 48 (6.93%) CSS3
19 45 (6.49%) ASP.NET
19 45 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (3.90%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.46%) User Experience
4 20 (2.89%) Cloud Native
5 17 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.16%) iPad
7 12 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.73%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.30%) NHS
9 7 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.87%) Life Science
11 5 (0.72%) Social Media
12 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.43%) PKI
13 2 (0.29%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.29%) LIMS
13 2 (0.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.95%) Linux
2 27 (3.90%) Windows
3 22 (3.17%) Android
3 22 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.58%) Unix
5 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (34.63%) Software Engineering
3 181 (26.12%) DevOps
4 178 (25.69%) Scrum
5 116 (16.74%) TDD
6 110 (15.87%) Test Automation
7 104 (15.01%) Machine Learning
8 99 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
9 82 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (10.10%) MVC
11 66 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (6.78%) SDLC
12 47 (6.78%) SOA
13 45 (6.49%) Fintech
13 45 (6.49%) SOLID
14 44 (6.35%) BDD
15 38 (5.48%) Unit Testing
16 37 (5.34%) Computer Science
16 37 (5.34%) Mentoring
17 35 (5.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 310 (44.73%) C#
2 298 (43.00%) Java
3 271 (39.11%) JavaScript
4 197 (28.43%) SQL
5 86 (12.41%) Python
6 75 (10.82%) Java 8
7 52 (7.50%) TypeScript
8 49 (7.07%) C++
9 27 (3.90%) Go
10 25 (3.61%) PHP
11 19 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.31%) Ruby
13 14 (2.02%) Scala
14 11 (1.59%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.30%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.01%) Perl
16 7 (1.01%) R
17 6 (0.87%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.72%) Apple Swift
18 5 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 122 (17.60%) Degree
2 30 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 3 (0.43%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.43%) CEH
6 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.43%) CISSP
6 3 (0.43%) CSSLP
6 3 (0.43%) GWAPT
6 3 (0.43%) ISEB
6 3 (0.43%) ISSAP
6 3 (0.43%) ISSEP
6 3 (0.43%) PhD
7 2 (0.29%) SANS
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.08%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) COBIT
2 5 (0.72%) NIST
3 4 (0.58%) ISO 13485
3 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 221 (31.89%) Docker
2 9 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.15%) vSphere
4 3 (0.43%) Postfix
5 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 136 (19.62%) Kubernetes
2 26 (3.75%) Ansible
3 11 (1.59%) Terraform
4 4 (0.58%) Grafana
4 4 (0.58%) Puppet
4 4 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.43%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.29%) logstash
6 2 (0.29%) MIIS
6 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.14%) Packer
7 1 (0.14%) Salt
7 1 (0.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.03%) VMware
3 15 (2.16%) Oracle
4 14 (2.02%) Xamarin
5 13 (1.88%) Google
6 11 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.15%) BT
7 8 (1.15%) Jitterbit
8 7 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.01%) SAP
9 6 (0.87%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.72%) Cisco
10 5 (0.72%) Cloudera
10 5 (0.72%) InterSystems
11 4 (0.58%) Splunk
12 3 (0.43%) Brightcove
12 3 (0.43%) Dynatrace
12 3 (0.43%) hybris
12 3 (0.43%) Optimizely
12 3 (0.43%) Sitecore