Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 91 63
Rank change year-on-year +53 -28 +26
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 394 259 464
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.99% 3.17% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 3.51% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 386 280 330
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -

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 5,171 7,389 9,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.75% 90.57% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,930 6,056 7,468
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +46 162 £55,000 +10.00% 49
Gloucestershire +39 84 £50,000 - 14
Wiltshire +52 73 £55,000 -15.38% 9
Somerset +42 30 £48,750 -2.50% 4
Dorset -8 26 £44,000 +3.53% 14
Devon +16 12 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Cornwall -2 1 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 271 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (51.27%) Azure
3 200 (50.76%) DevOps
4 178 (45.18%) Java
4 178 (45.18%) JavaScript
5 169 (42.89%) Scrum
6 167 (42.39%) AWS
7 164 (41.62%) Docker
8 146 (37.06%) Kubernetes
9 125 (31.73%) SQL
10 115 (29.19%) Software Engineering
11 107 (27.16%) Jenkins
12 103 (26.14%) PostgreSQL
13 100 (25.38%) TypeScript
14 97 (24.62%) Git (software)
15 89 (22.59%) TDD
15 89 (22.59%) AngularJS
16 88 (22.34%) Analytics
16 88 (22.34%) Spring
17 85 (21.57%) Linux
18 79 (20.05%) GCP
19 76 (19.29%) Node.js
20 74 (18.78%) MongoDB
20 74 (18.78%) Spring Boot
21 73 (18.53%) Python
22 71 (18.02%) Oracle
23 68 (17.26%) HTML
23 68 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
23 68 (17.26%) Machine Learning
24 65 (16.50%) C#

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 42 (10.66%) Confluence
2 40 (10.15%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (3.55%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.54%) Apache
5 10 (2.54%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.27%) JBoss
7 4 (1.02%) GeoServer
7 4 (1.02%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.76%) nginx
9 2 (0.51%) Mule
9 2 (0.51%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Fuse
9 2 (0.51%) WildFly
10 1 (0.25%) CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Headless CMS
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Magento
1 2 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 202 (51.27%) Azure
2 167 (42.39%) AWS
3 79 (20.05%) GCP
4 38 (9.64%) SaaS
5 37 (9.39%) PaaS
6 33 (8.38%) Serverless
7 31 (7.87%) IaaS
8 22 (5.58%) Amazon EKS
9 21 (5.33%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (2.54%) Amazon S3
12 9 (2.28%) Amazon ECS
12 9 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.78%) CloudFront
15 6 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (1.52%) OpenShift
16 5 (1.27%) Google Analytics
16 5 (1.27%) npm
16 5 (1.27%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.85%) Internet
2 4 (1.02%) HTTP
3 3 (0.76%) 5G
3 3 (0.76%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.76%) Wireless
3 3 (0.76%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.51%) Firewall
4 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (26.14%) PostgreSQL
2 74 (18.78%) MongoDB
3 60 (15.23%) Big Data
4 43 (10.91%) MySQL
5 40 (10.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 37 (9.39%) Relational Database
7 32 (8.12%) SQL Server
8 25 (6.35%) NoSQL
9 13 (3.30%) Apache Accumulo
10 11 (2.79%) Redis
11 7 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.52%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.76%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
15 2 (0.51%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (27.16%) Jenkins
2 97 (24.62%) Git (software)
3 47 (11.93%) JIRA
4 30 (7.61%) Maven
5 28 (7.11%) JUnit
6 27 (6.85%) Selenium
7 17 (4.31%) Flyway
8 16 (4.06%) Cucumber
8 16 (4.06%) Mockito
9 12 (3.05%) IntelliJ
10 11 (2.79%) Ant
11 10 (2.54%) Bitbucket
11 10 (2.54%) Gradle
12 7 (1.78%) Liquibase
12 7 (1.78%) Mocha
12 7 (1.78%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (1.27%) DbUnit
14 5 (1.27%) Protractor
14 5 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (9.90%) Legal
2 35 (8.88%) Finance
3 22 (5.58%) Public Sector
4 11 (2.79%) Electronics
4 11 (2.79%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.79%) Marketing
4 11 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.03%) Publishing
6 5 (1.27%) Banking
7 4 (1.02%) Retail
8 1 (0.25%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 198 (50.25%) Developer
2 77 (19.54%) Java Developer
3 59 (14.97%) JavaScript Developer
4 56 (14.21%) Software Engineer
5 42 (10.66%) Angular Developer
6 36 (9.14%) Senior Developer
7 31 (7.87%) Full Stack Developer
8 30 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 28 (7.11%) .NET Developer
10 27 (6.85%) Architect
11 23 (5.84%) Senior Software Engineer
12 21 (5.33%) Java Engineer
12 21 (5.33%) Software Developer
13 20 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
13 20 (5.08%) Senior Java Developer
14 19 (4.82%) Java Software Engineer
15 16 (4.06%) Data Scientist
15 16 (4.06%) Lead Developer
16 15 (3.81%) Security Engineer
16 15 (3.81%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (22.59%) AngularJS
2 88 (22.34%) Spring
3 76 (19.29%) Node.js
4 74 (18.78%) Spring Boot
5 68 (17.26%) HTML
6 65 (16.50%) CSS
7 60 (15.23%) .NET
7 60 (15.23%) Kafka
8 59 (14.97%) React
9 58 (14.72%) RESTful
10 42 (10.66%) Hibernate
10 42 (10.66%) Web Services
11 40 (10.15%) Vue.js
12 38 (9.64%) Elastic Stack
12 38 (9.64%) REST
13 34 (8.63%) .NET Core
14 27 (6.85%) Apache NiFi
15 26 (6.60%) Redux
16 23 (5.84%) ASP.NET
17 21 (5.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.90%) Cyberattack
2 30 (7.61%) N-Tier
3 23 (5.84%) Cloud Native
4 17 (4.31%) User Experience
5 15 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.30%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.54%) PKI
9 8 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.27%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.02%) Social Network
12 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) Reinsurance
12 2 (0.51%) RIA
12 2 (0.51%) SCADA
13 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (21.57%) Linux
2 20 (5.08%) CentOS
2 20 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (1.52%) Windows
4 5 (1.27%) Android
5 4 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.76%) Unix
6 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (68.78%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (50.76%) DevOps
3 169 (42.89%) Scrum
4 115 (29.19%) Software Engineering
5 89 (22.59%) TDD
6 88 (22.34%) Analytics
7 68 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (17.26%) Machine Learning
8 61 (15.48%) Mentoring
9 60 (15.23%) Artificial Intelligence
9 60 (15.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 59 (14.97%) Data Science
10 59 (14.97%) Open Source
11 55 (13.96%) DevSecOps
11 55 (13.96%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 55 (13.96%) Test Automation
12 51 (12.94%) BDD
13 48 (12.18%) Cybersecurity
14 43 (10.91%) Infrastructure as Code
15 40 (10.15%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 178 (45.18%) Java
1 178 (45.18%) JavaScript
2 125 (31.73%) SQL
3 100 (25.38%) TypeScript
4 73 (18.53%) Python
5 65 (16.50%) C#
6 35 (8.88%) C
7 30 (7.61%) Go
8 21 (5.33%) Java 8
8 21 (5.33%) Perl
9 20 (5.08%) PHP
10 18 (4.57%) Ruby
10 18 (4.57%) Shell Script
11 17 (4.31%) C++
12 15 (3.81%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.78%) ES6
14 1 (0.25%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (13.71%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.33%) Degree
4 13 (3.30%) PhD
5 12 (3.05%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.54%) AWS Certification
6 10 (2.54%) ISTQB
7 9 (2.28%) ISEB
8 5 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.03%) QA
2 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.52%) NCSC
2 6 (1.52%) NIST
2 6 (1.52%) NIST 800
System Software
1 164 (41.62%) Docker
2 15 (3.81%) KVM
3 11 (2.79%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (1.27%) vSphere
7 4 (1.02%) NDS
7 4 (1.02%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 146 (37.06%) Kubernetes
2 48 (12.18%) Terraform
3 43 (10.91%) Ansible
4 22 (5.58%) Puppet
5 17 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (3.81%) CFEngine
6 15 (3.81%) Demisto
7 6 (1.52%) Grafana
7 6 (1.52%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.02%) Packer
9 3 (0.76%) Kibana
10 2 (0.51%) logstash
10 2 (0.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.51%) vRealize
11 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 71 (18.02%) Oracle
2 30 (7.61%) Google
3 25 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 23 (5.84%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (3.81%) ArcSight
6 15 (3.81%) ServiceNow
6 15 (3.81%) Splunk
7 13 (3.30%) VMware
8 11 (2.79%) SAP
9 9 (2.28%) Atlassian
10 8 (2.03%) Cadence
11 7 (1.78%) Pega
12 5 (1.27%) ForgeRock
12 5 (1.27%) NetIQ
13 4 (1.02%) CyberArk
14 3 (0.76%) Databricks
14 3 (0.76%) Okta
15 2 (0.51%) BiZZdesign
15 2 (0.51%) Sparx