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

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 153 292
Rank change year-on-year +25 +139 +58
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 260 215 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.40% 2.06% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 2.25% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 217 182 52
South West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £31,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £74,500 £73,625
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 9,841 9,567 9,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.03% 91.53% 89.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8,089 7,899 8,240
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 July 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 July 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 -11 121 £52,500 -4.55% 20
Dorset +11 52 £50,000 +22.70% 4
Gloucestershire +42 30 £60,000 -11.11% 7
Wiltshire -2 26 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Somerset +15 20 £52,500 +22.09% 1
Devon - 8 £46,250 - 2
Cornwall -9 2 £27,750 -38.33%
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 179 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (49.62%) Java
3 105 (40.38%) DevOps
4 92 (35.38%) Amazon AWS
5 88 (33.85%) Software Engineering
6 78 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 72 (27.69%) Linux
8 71 (27.31%) TDD
9 70 (26.92%) Web Services
10 68 (26.15%) C#
11 67 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
12 66 (25.38%) .NET
13 58 (22.31%) Problem-Solving
14 53 (20.38%) REST
14 53 (20.38%) Scrum
15 51 (19.62%) Puppet
16 50 (19.23%) JavaScript
16 50 (19.23%) HTML
17 49 (18.85%) Git (software)
18 48 (18.46%) SOA
19 46 (17.69%) Python
20 45 (17.31%) Finance
20 45 (17.31%) Serverless
21 40 (15.38%) Big Data
21 40 (15.38%) Ansible
22 39 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
22 39 (15.00%) Test Automation
22 39 (15.00%) MVC
23 37 (14.23%) BDD
24 36 (13.85%) Scala

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 25 (9.62%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 15 (5.77%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.69%) Confluence
5 6 (2.31%) Mule
6 3 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.77%) Apache
7 2 (0.77%) CMS
7 2 (0.77%) Drupal
7 2 (0.77%) JBoss
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 92 (35.38%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (17.31%) Serverless
4 13 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.08%) Office 365
5 8 (3.08%) PaaS
5 8 (3.08%) SaaS
6 7 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (2.31%) GitHub
8 5 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.54%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.77%) IaaS
10 2 (0.77%) npm
10 2 (0.77%) Slack
11 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.46%) TCP/IP
2 21 (8.08%) IPv4
2 21 (8.08%) IPv6
3 3 (1.15%) SMS
4 2 (0.77%) DHCP
4 2 (0.77%) Firewall
4 2 (0.77%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) SSH
4 2 (0.77%) SSL
4 2 (0.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.38%) Big Data
2 30 (11.54%) NoSQL
2 30 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 22 (8.46%) Neo4j
4 21 (8.08%) InfluxDB
5 19 (7.31%) MongoDB
6 16 (6.15%) MySQL
7 14 (5.38%) Blockchain
7 14 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (4.62%) Hadoop
9 11 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (3.08%) Redis
12 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.54%) DB2
14 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.15%) NewSQL
14 3 (1.15%) Power BI
14 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (18.85%) Git (software)
2 34 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 34 (13.08%) JIRA
3 20 (7.69%) JUnit
3 20 (7.69%) Maven
3 20 (7.69%) Spock
4 15 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (3.85%) Selenium
8 9 (3.46%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.08%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.92%) Ant
11 4 (1.54%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.15%) GitLab
12 3 (1.15%) NCrunch
12 3 (1.15%) ReSharper
12 3 (1.15%) Robot Framework
General
1 45 (17.31%) Finance
2 20 (7.69%) Retail
3 11 (4.23%) Banking
3 11 (4.23%) Marketing
3 11 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.08%) Electronics
4 8 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.54%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (45.00%) Developer
2 51 (19.62%) Java Developer
3 49 (18.85%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (17.31%) Software Developer
5 38 (14.62%) Architect
6 35 (13.46%) .NET Developer
7 33 (12.69%) Senior Developer
8 23 (8.85%) C# Developer
8 23 (8.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (8.08%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 18 (6.92%) C# Software Developer
11 18 (6.92%) Java Engineer
12 17 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
13 15 (5.77%) Software Engineer
14 13 (5.00%) Technical Architect
15 9 (3.46%) Development Manager
15 9 (3.46%) Full Stack Developer
15 9 (3.46%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (26.92%) Web Services
2 66 (25.38%) .NET
3 53 (20.38%) REST
4 50 (19.23%) HTML
5 34 (13.08%) CSS
5 34 (13.08%) RESTful
6 30 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 30 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 30 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (10.38%) HTML5
9 26 (10.00%) Spring
10 24 (9.23%) J2EE
10 24 (9.23%) React
11 23 (8.85%) SOAP
12 22 (8.46%) Node.js
13 20 (7.69%) GWT
13 20 (7.69%) Vaadin
14 16 (6.15%) WCF
15 13 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.92%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.00%) User Experience
3 10 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.85%) Fintech
4 6 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.54%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.15%) FMCG
6 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.77%) iPad
7 2 (0.77%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.77%) Social Media
8 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (27.69%) Linux
2 36 (13.85%) Windows
3 20 (7.69%) FreeBSD
4 6 (2.31%) Unix
5 5 (1.92%) Android
5 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.77%) Debian
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (40.38%) DevOps
3 88 (33.85%) Software Engineering
4 71 (27.31%) TDD
5 67 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (22.31%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (20.38%) Scrum
8 48 (18.46%) SOA
9 39 (15.00%) MVC
9 39 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 37 (14.23%) BDD
11 35 (13.46%) Artificial Intelligence
12 29 (11.15%) Configuration Management
12 29 (11.15%) E-Commerce
13 24 (9.23%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (8.85%) Kanban
15 22 (8.46%) OO
16 19 (7.31%) Unit Testing
17 18 (6.92%) Machine Learning
18 17 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 129 (49.62%) Java
2 68 (26.15%) C#
3 50 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 46 (17.69%) Python
5 36 (13.85%) Scala
6 27 (10.38%) Clojure
7 22 (8.46%) Groovy
8 19 (7.31%) SQL
9 17 (6.54%) Ruby
10 9 (3.46%) Java 8
10 9 (3.46%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.08%) PHP
11 8 (3.08%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.92%) Erlang
13 4 (1.54%) C
13 4 (1.54%) Go
13 4 (1.54%) Perl
14 3 (1.15%) Lisp
14 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (6.92%) Degree
2 5 (1.92%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) CCNA
4 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.77%) MCSD
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.62%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) GCP
3 2 (0.77%) GDPR
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (13.85%) Docker
2 3 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.77%) KVM
3 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (19.62%) Puppet
2 40 (15.38%) Ansible
3 39 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (9.23%) Kubernetes
5 20 (7.69%) Icinga
6 8 (3.08%) Terraform
7 2 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.77%) Galera Cluster
7 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.77%) Mesos
8 1 (0.38%) Grafana
Vendors
1 30 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.46%) SAP
3 8 (3.08%) Google
4 3 (1.15%) Adobe
4 3 (1.15%) CA
4 3 (1.15%) New Relic
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle
4 3 (1.15%) VMware
5 2 (0.77%) AppDynamics
5 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.77%) Cisco
5 2 (0.77%) Zend
6 1 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.38%) DocuSign
6 1 (0.38%) EMC
6 1 (0.38%) IBM
6 1 (0.38%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.38%) Sybase