Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 122 285
Rank change year-on-year +12 +163 +50
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 281 271 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.75% 2.69% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.94% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 234 232 55
South West median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% -3.00% -8.68%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £39,850
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +8.70%

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 9,431 9,215 9,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.18% 91.46% 90.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7,683 7,597 8,210
South West median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices in the South West.

Salary trend for Microservices in the South West

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in the South West over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 -10 135 £55,000 +4.76% 32
Dorset +4 46 £50,000 +20.48% 10
Gloucestershire +42 41 £60,000 +14.29% 6
Somerset +17 21 £55,000 +46.67% 5
Wiltshire -27 19 £65,000 +44.44% 9
Devon +22 16 £45,000 -12.20% 3
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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.

1 185 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (44.84%) Java
3 109 (38.79%) Amazon AWS
4 87 (30.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 87 (30.96%) C#
5 78 (27.76%) .NET
6 73 (25.98%) DevOps
7 65 (23.13%) Web Services
8 61 (21.71%) Software Engineering
9 60 (21.35%) JavaScript
10 59 (21.00%) HTML
10 59 (21.00%) TDD
11 58 (20.64%) SOA
12 53 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (18.15%) Python
13 51 (18.15%) Scrum
14 50 (17.79%) Finance
14 50 (17.79%) Git (software)
15 49 (17.44%) RESTful
15 49 (17.44%) MVC
15 49 (17.44%) REST
16 47 (16.73%) Node.js
17 46 (16.37%) Test Automation
18 45 (16.01%) Linux
18 45 (16.01%) Big Data
18 45 (16.01%) AngularJS
19 44 (15.66%) Docker
19 44 (15.66%) ASP.NET
20 42 (14.95%) React
21 40 (14.23%) Microsoft

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 24 (8.54%) Apache Spark
2 15 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (4.27%) WordPress
4 11 (3.91%) CMS
5 9 (3.20%) eZ Publish
5 9 (3.20%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.14%) Alfresco
7 4 (1.42%) Apache
7 4 (1.42%) Confluence
8 3 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.07%) JBoss
9 2 (0.71%) Mule
9 2 (0.71%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.36%) Drupal
10 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Chatbot
2 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 109 (38.79%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (30.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (11.03%) Serverless
4 22 (7.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (4.98%) AWS Lambda
6 13 (4.63%) SaaS
7 10 (3.56%) GitHub
8 8 (2.85%) Slack
9 5 (1.78%) PaaS
10 4 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.42%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.07%) Azure Machine Learning
11 3 (1.07%) IaaS
11 3 (1.07%) npm
11 3 (1.07%) Office 365
12 1 (0.36%) NuGet
12 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.56%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.85%) IPv4
2 8 (2.85%) IPv6
3 7 (2.49%) Broadband
4 5 (1.78%) HTTP
5 2 (0.71%) DHCP
5 2 (0.71%) SSH
6 1 (0.36%) Firewall
6 1 (0.36%) ICMP
6 1 (0.36%) SMS
6 1 (0.36%) VLAN
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.01%) Big Data
2 40 (14.23%) NoSQL
3 34 (12.10%) SQL Server
4 31 (11.03%) MySQL
5 29 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (9.96%) MongoDB
7 27 (9.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 22 (7.83%) Hadoop
9 14 (4.98%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (4.27%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.56%) MariaDB
12 9 (3.20%) Neo4j
13 8 (2.85%) InfluxDB
13 8 (2.85%) Redis
14 6 (2.14%) Blockchain
15 4 (1.42%) Event Store
15 4 (1.42%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
17 1 (0.36%) Riak
Development Applications
1 50 (17.79%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.47%) Maven
4 20 (7.12%) JIRA
5 16 (5.69%) Selenium
6 15 (5.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (3.91%) JUnit
7 11 (3.91%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.20%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.85%) Spock
9 8 (2.85%) Subversion
10 6 (2.14%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (2.14%) Gradle
10 6 (2.14%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (1.78%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.78%) Mockito
12 4 (1.42%) Ant
13 3 (1.07%) GitLab
General
1 50 (17.79%) Finance
2 30 (10.68%) Retail
3 14 (4.98%) Marketing
4 11 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.56%) Electronics
5 10 (3.56%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.20%) Back Office
7 8 (2.85%) Banking
8 5 (1.78%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (45.20%) Developer
2 47 (16.73%) Java Developer
3 45 (16.01%) .NET Developer
4 44 (15.66%) Architect
5 41 (14.59%) Software Developer
6 39 (13.88%) Senior Developer
7 35 (12.46%) DevOps Engineer
8 34 (12.10%) C# Developer
9 28 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (8.90%) Technical Architect
11 23 (8.19%) Software Engineer
12 21 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (7.12%) C# Software Developer
14 19 (6.76%) .NET Software Developer
15 14 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
16 13 (4.63%) PHP Developer
17 12 (4.27%) Automation Engineer
17 12 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
18 11 (3.91%) QA Automation Engineer
18 11 (3.91%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (27.76%) .NET
2 65 (23.13%) Web Services
3 59 (21.00%) HTML
4 49 (17.44%) REST
4 49 (17.44%) RESTful
5 47 (16.73%) Node.js
6 45 (16.01%) AngularJS
7 44 (15.66%) ASP.NET
8 42 (14.95%) React
9 38 (13.52%) CSS
10 31 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 30 (10.68%) Spring
12 28 (9.96%) SOAP
13 26 (9.25%) HTML5
14 20 (7.12%) KnockoutJS
15 18 (6.41%) J2EE
16 17 (6.05%) WCF
17 16 (5.69%) Hibernate
18 15 (5.34%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.32%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.34%) User Experience
3 10 (3.56%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.20%) Fintech
5 7 (2.49%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.78%) iPad
7 3 (1.07%) Blog
7 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.71%) Social Media
8 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.01%) Linux
2 19 (6.76%) Windows
3 14 (4.98%) FreeBSD
4 11 (3.91%) Unix
5 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.98%) DevOps
3 61 (21.71%) Software Engineering
4 59 (21.00%) TDD
5 58 (20.64%) SOA
6 53 (18.86%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (18.15%) Scrum
8 49 (17.44%) MVC
9 46 (16.37%) Test Automation
10 39 (13.88%) Artificial Intelligence
11 38 (13.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (11.03%) E-Commerce
14 28 (9.96%) Machine Learning
15 26 (9.25%) Unit Testing
16 25 (8.90%) BDD
17 24 (8.54%) Open Source
18 20 (7.12%) Mentoring
19 19 (6.76%) OO
20 17 (6.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (44.84%) Java
2 87 (30.96%) C#
3 60 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 51 (18.15%) Python
5 31 (11.03%) PHP
6 29 (10.32%) SQL
7 26 (9.25%) Scala
8 13 (4.63%) Groovy
9 12 (4.27%) Clojure
10 11 (3.91%) Java 8
11 10 (3.56%) C
11 10 (3.56%) Go
11 10 (3.56%) Ruby
12 8 (2.85%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.14%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.42%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.07%) Erlang
15 3 (1.07%) PHP 5
15 3 (1.07%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 16 (5.69%) Degree
2 4 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.98%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) GDPR
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (15.66%) Docker
2 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) KVM
3 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (10.32%) Ansible
1 29 (10.32%) Puppet
2 27 (9.61%) Kubernetes
3 22 (7.83%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.98%) Terraform
5 8 (2.85%) Icinga
6 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.36%) linkerd
6 1 (0.36%) Mesos
6 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.34%) Google
3 11 (3.91%) Oracle
3 11 (3.91%) SAP
4 7 (2.49%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.78%) VMware
6 4 (1.42%) New Relic
7 3 (1.07%) Adobe
7 3 (1.07%) Cisco
8 2 (0.71%) EMC
8 2 (0.71%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.71%) Zend
9 1 (0.36%) DocuSign
9 1 (0.36%) Genesys
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.36%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore