Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 54 101
Rank change year-on-year +10 +47 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 435 190 304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.84% 5.75% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 6.26% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 268 163 275
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,052 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £68,269
90th Percentile £90,000 £76,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,964 3,034 8,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 93.55% 91.74% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,538 2,480 7,131
10th Percentile £29,088 £29,000 £26,650
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +2.27%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,742 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the South West

Microservices
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in the South West.

Salary trend for Microservices in the South West

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the South West over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the South West

Microservices
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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
Bristol +33 259 £60,000 +26.32% 36
Gloucestershire -23 70 £55,000 -4.35% 14
Dorset -6 40 £67,500 +22.73% 5
Wiltshire -24 28 £70,000 +33.33% 15
Somerset -19 22 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Devon -4 9 £67,500 +200.00% 4
Cornwall -20 3 £77,500 +55.00% 3
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 West region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 241 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (44.60%) Java
3 186 (42.76%) Azure
4 172 (39.54%) DevOps
4 172 (39.54%) C#
5 171 (39.31%) JavaScript
6 168 (38.62%) AWS
7 164 (37.70%) Docker
8 137 (31.49%) Scrum
9 134 (30.80%) Software Engineering
10 124 (28.51%) .NET
11 114 (26.21%) GCP
11 114 (26.21%) .NET Core
12 106 (24.37%) Spring
12 106 (24.37%) TDD
13 95 (21.84%) Python
13 95 (21.84%) Open Source
14 94 (21.61%) SQL
15 89 (20.46%) Web Services
16 88 (20.23%) REST
17 86 (19.77%) Google
18 82 (18.85%) Serverless
19 81 (18.62%) E-Commerce
19 81 (18.62%) AngularJS
20 78 (17.93%) Jenkins
20 78 (17.93%) Kubernetes
21 76 (17.47%) Git (software)
21 76 (17.47%) Test Automation
22 75 (17.24%) React
23 71 (16.32%) Big Data

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 43 (9.89%) Elasticsearch
2 37 (8.51%) Confluence
3 16 (3.68%) CMS
4 15 (3.45%) WordPress
5 10 (2.30%) Apache
5 10 (2.30%) Apache Solr
5 10 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.15%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.92%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.92%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.46%) Camunda
8 2 (0.46%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.46%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 186 (42.76%) Azure
2 168 (38.62%) AWS
3 114 (26.21%) GCP
4 82 (18.85%) Serverless
5 43 (9.89%) GitHub
6 25 (5.75%) SaaS
7 13 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (2.53%) Amazon S3
9 11 (2.53%) Azure Service Bus
10 10 (2.30%) Amazon ECS
10 10 (2.30%) Firebase
10 10 (2.30%) OpenShift
10 10 (2.30%) Rackspace Cloud
11 9 (2.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 9 (2.07%) Cloudflare
11 9 (2.07%) CloudFront
12 6 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.38%) npm
12 6 (1.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.60%) Internet
2 11 (2.53%) DNS
2 11 (2.53%) HTTP
3 9 (2.07%) AMQP
4 3 (0.69%) Wireless
5 2 (0.46%) Firewall
6 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.23%) SSH
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.32%) Big Data
2 65 (14.94%) NoSQL
3 57 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (10.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 45 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 36 (8.28%) MongoDB
6 35 (8.05%) MySQL
7 32 (7.36%) Relational Database
8 16 (3.68%) Redis
9 14 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (2.99%) BigQuery
11 10 (2.30%) Apache Accumulo
12 9 (2.07%) Amazon Athena
12 9 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (1.38%) CouchDB
14 6 (1.38%) Geospatial Data
14 6 (1.38%) GIS
14 6 (1.38%) MariaDB
14 6 (1.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (17.93%) Jenkins
2 76 (17.47%) Git (software)
3 45 (10.34%) JIRA
4 26 (5.98%) JUnit
4 26 (5.98%) Selenium
5 20 (4.60%) Mockito
6 16 (3.68%) TeamCity
7 14 (3.22%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.53%) SonarQube
9 10 (2.30%) CircleCI
9 10 (2.30%) Visual Studio
10 9 (2.07%) Maven
10 9 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (2.07%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.84%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.61%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.61%) JMeter
13 5 (1.15%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.92%) Artifactory
14 4 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 71 (16.32%) Finance
2 61 (14.02%) Social Skills
3 36 (8.28%) Legal
4 34 (7.82%) Marketing
5 26 (5.98%) Electronics
6 25 (5.75%) Public Sector
7 24 (5.52%) Manufacturing
7 24 (5.52%) Telecoms
8 23 (5.29%) Games
9 15 (3.45%) Retail
10 12 (2.76%) Banking
11 10 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (2.30%) Automotive
12 7 (1.61%) Private Banking
13 5 (1.15%) Wearables
14 3 (0.69%) Law
15 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.46%) Presentation Skills
16 1 (0.23%) Influencing Skills
16 1 (0.23%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 202 (46.44%) Developer
2 85 (19.54%) Java Developer
3 76 (17.47%) Software Engineer
4 60 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 32 (7.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 26 (5.98%) Architect
7 25 (5.75%) Software Developer
8 24 (5.52%) Technology Manager
9 22 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 19 (4.37%) .NET Developer
10 19 (4.37%) Angular Developer
11 18 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (3.91%) Technical Architect
13 16 (3.68%) Lead Developer
14 15 (3.45%) C# Developer
15 14 (3.22%) Lead Java Developer
15 14 (3.22%) PHP Developer
16 13 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
16 13 (2.99%) Quality Engineer
17 12 (2.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (28.51%) .NET
2 114 (26.21%) .NET Core
3 106 (24.37%) Spring
4 89 (20.46%) Web Services
5 88 (20.23%) REST
6 81 (18.62%) AngularJS
7 75 (17.24%) React
8 67 (15.40%) HTML
9 65 (14.94%) CSS
10 58 (13.33%) Node.js
11 56 (12.87%) RESTful
12 44 (10.11%) Kafka
13 42 (9.66%) Hibernate
14 38 (8.74%) Apache NiFi
15 33 (7.59%) Spring Boot
16 31 (7.13%) .NET Framework
17 30 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
18 24 (5.52%) GraphQL
19 21 (4.83%) Middleware
19 21 (4.83%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (6.90%) Cyberattack
3 29 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.75%) User Experience
5 9 (2.07%) Video on Demand
5 9 (2.07%) Video\Live Streaming
6 8 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.61%) Internet of Things
7 7 (1.61%) Online Banking
8 6 (1.38%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.38%) Home Automation
8 6 (1.38%) Smart Home
8 6 (1.38%) Tandem
9 5 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.15%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.92%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.92%) iPad
10 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (13.56%) Linux
2 20 (4.60%) CentOS
2 20 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (2.76%) Android
3 12 (2.76%) Windows
4 11 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.84%) Unix
6 1 (0.23%) Debian
6 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (55.40%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (39.54%) DevOps
3 137 (31.49%) Scrum
4 134 (30.80%) Software Engineering
5 106 (24.37%) TDD
6 95 (21.84%) Open Source
7 81 (18.62%) E-Commerce
8 76 (17.47%) Test Automation
9 70 (16.09%) BDD
10 63 (14.48%) Analytics
11 61 (14.02%) Mentoring
12 59 (13.56%) Event-Driven
13 55 (12.64%) OO
14 54 (12.41%) Coaching
15 53 (12.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 51 (11.72%) Artificial Intelligence
16 51 (11.72%) Machine Learning
17 49 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (10.57%) Data Science
19 45 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 194 (44.60%) Java
2 172 (39.54%) C#
3 171 (39.31%) JavaScript
4 95 (21.84%) Python
5 94 (21.61%) SQL
6 56 (12.87%) Java 8
7 45 (10.34%) C++
8 42 (9.66%) TypeScript
9 36 (8.28%) PHP
10 26 (5.98%) C
11 12 (2.76%) Ruby
12 9 (2.07%) Go
13 5 (1.15%) Java 11
13 5 (1.15%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.69%) ES6
14 3 (0.69%) Perl
14 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.69%) Scala
15 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 50 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.37%) Degree
4 5 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.21%) QA
2 8 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 6 (1.38%) TickIT
4 3 (0.69%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 164 (37.70%) Docker
2 3 (0.69%) Gluster
3 2 (0.46%) Firmware
3 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 78 (17.93%) Kubernetes
2 64 (14.71%) Ansible
3 63 (14.48%) Terraform
4 10 (2.30%) Packer
5 7 (1.61%) Kibana
6 6 (1.38%) logstash
7 3 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.69%) Puppet
8 2 (0.46%) Grafana
8 2 (0.46%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 2 (0.46%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.46%) Rancher
Vendors
1 86 (19.77%) Google
2 35 (8.05%) Oracle
3 34 (7.82%) Microsoft
4 24 (5.52%) Red Hat
4 24 (5.52%) SAP
5 10 (2.30%) Rackspace
6 6 (1.38%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.92%) Elastic Path
7 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.69%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.46%) Apple
9 2 (0.46%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.46%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.46%) NetIQ
9 2 (0.46%) VMware
10 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.23%) Cadence
10 1 (0.23%) Software AG