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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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 78 37 62
Rank change year-on-year -41 +25 +48
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 356 546 205
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.05% 7.06% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 7.47% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 214 344 170
10th Percentile £41,550 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,351
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £54,250
Median % change year-on-year - +10.60% +8.50%
75th Percentile £81,875 £71,250 £67,188
90th Percentile £89,625 £79,625 £86,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -7.14%

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 8,396 7,312 3,854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 95.43% 94.52% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,061 4,826 3,106
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,341 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,743
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.84% +1.65%
75th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +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 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol -50 132 £75,000 +25.00% 40
Gloucestershire -17 79 £57,500 +4.55% 8
Dorset -3 40 £66,250 +55.88% 7
Devon -2 36 £52,500 -22.22% 6
Somerset -8 36 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Wiltshire -35 16 £75,000 +15.38% 7
Cornwall -24 3 - - 4
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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.

1 199 (55.90%) Software Engineering
2 192 (53.93%) Agile
3 185 (51.97%) Java
4 177 (49.72%) AWS
5 172 (48.31%) Docker
6 152 (42.70%) JavaScript
7 148 (41.57%) Azure
8 137 (38.48%) React
9 112 (31.46%) Finance
10 111 (31.18%) .NET
10 111 (31.18%) DevOps
10 111 (31.18%) CI/CD
11 104 (29.21%) Kubernetes
12 83 (23.31%) C#
13 77 (21.63%) GCP
13 77 (21.63%) Problem-Solving
14 76 (21.35%) AngularJS
15 72 (20.22%) TypeScript
16 69 (19.38%) Python
17 68 (19.10%) Mentoring
18 66 (18.54%) HTML
18 66 (18.54%) Social Skills
19 64 (17.98%) CSS
19 64 (17.98%) Spring
19 64 (17.98%) Node.js
20 60 (16.85%) Computer Science
21 59 (16.57%) Machine Learning
22 58 (16.29%) TDD
23 57 (16.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
23 57 (16.01%) Full Stack Development

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 27 (7.58%) Umbraco
2 5 (1.40%) Apache
3 4 (1.12%) Confluence
3 4 (1.12%) NServiceBus
4 3 (0.84%) CMS
4 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.56%) WordPress
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
1 1 (0.28%) Odoo
1 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 177 (49.72%) AWS
2 148 (41.57%) Azure
3 77 (21.63%) GCP
4 47 (13.20%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (11.24%) Serverless
6 31 (8.71%) SaaS
7 24 (6.74%) Azure DevOps
8 23 (6.46%) Amazon S3
8 23 (6.46%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (6.18%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (3.65%) AWS Fargate
10 13 (3.65%) Cloudflare
11 11 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (3.09%) GitHub
12 10 (2.81%) PaaS
13 7 (1.97%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 7 (1.97%) IaaS
14 6 (1.69%) Azure Service Bus
15 5 (1.40%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.18%) Internet
2 12 (3.37%) Multicast
2 12 (3.37%) Unicast
3 10 (2.81%) Bluetooth
3 10 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (2.81%) Wireless
3 10 (2.81%) ZigBee
4 6 (1.69%) DNS
4 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.56%) AMQP
5 2 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.28%) Firewall
6 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.11%) NoSQL
2 33 (9.27%) MySQL
3 24 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (6.46%) DynamoDB
4 23 (6.46%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.34%) SQL Server
6 17 (4.78%) Redis
7 14 (3.93%) Big Data
8 13 (3.65%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (3.09%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.40%) DB2
11 5 (1.40%) Flink
11 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.84%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon Athena
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (14.33%) Git (software)
2 45 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.49%) JIRA
4 11 (3.09%) Cucumber
5 10 (2.81%) Maven
6 9 (2.53%) JUnit
6 9 (2.53%) Postman
7 7 (1.97%) Mockito
8 6 (1.69%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.69%) Newman
8 6 (1.69%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.40%) NUnit
9 5 (1.40%) Selenium
9 5 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.40%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.12%) Cypress.io
11 3 (0.84%) GitLab
11 3 (0.84%) Protractor
11 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 112 (31.46%) Finance
2 66 (18.54%) Social Skills
3 57 (16.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 34 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (8.15%) Retail
6 21 (5.90%) Games
7 19 (5.34%) Banking
7 19 (5.34%) Electronics
8 16 (4.49%) Public Sector
9 12 (3.37%) Retail Banking
10 9 (2.53%) Marketing
10 9 (2.53%) Telecoms
11 8 (2.25%) Automotive
12 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.84%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (0.56%) Back Office
14 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.56%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 140 (39.33%) Software Engineer
2 136 (38.20%) Developer
3 43 (12.08%) Java Developer
4 37 (10.39%) .NET Developer
5 36 (10.11%) Senior Developer
6 32 (8.99%) Lead Software Engineer
7 29 (8.15%) Security Engineer
8 28 (7.87%) Software Developer
9 25 (7.02%) Graduate
9 25 (7.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 21 (5.90%) Architect
11 19 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (4.78%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
14 15 (4.21%) React Developer
15 14 (3.93%) Senior .NET Developer
16 13 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
16 13 (3.65%) Site Engineer
16 13 (3.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 10 (2.81%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (38.48%) React
2 111 (31.18%) .NET
3 76 (21.35%) AngularJS
4 66 (18.54%) HTML
5 64 (17.98%) CSS
5 64 (17.98%) Node.js
5 64 (17.98%) Spring
6 55 (15.45%) REST
7 44 (12.36%) .NET Core
8 42 (11.80%) JSON
9 32 (8.99%) Hibernate
9 32 (8.99%) Sass
9 32 (8.99%) Spring Boot
10 30 (8.43%) Kafka
11 27 (7.58%) Vue.js
12 26 (7.30%) Semantic HTML
13 25 (7.02%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (5.62%) ASP.NET
15 19 (5.34%) OpenCV
15 19 (5.34%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.74%) Algorithms
1 24 (6.74%) Cyber Defence
1 24 (6.74%) Cyberattack
1 24 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (5.34%) Mobile Computing
2 19 (5.34%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (5.06%) Cloud Native
4 16 (4.49%) IoT
5 15 (4.21%) User Experience
6 14 (3.93%) Mobile App
7 13 (3.65%) Home Automation
7 13 (3.65%) Smart Home
7 13 (3.65%) Virtual Team
8 12 (3.37%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.81%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (2.53%) Tandem
11 8 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (2.25%) Online Banking
12 6 (1.69%) Blockchain
12 6 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (11.80%) Linux
2 19 (5.34%) Android
3 18 (5.06%) Windows
4 10 (2.81%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (2.53%) Unix
6 7 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (55.90%) Software Engineering
2 192 (53.93%) Agile
3 111 (31.18%) CI/CD
3 111 (31.18%) DevOps
4 77 (21.63%) Problem-Solving
5 68 (19.10%) Mentoring
6 60 (16.85%) Computer Science
7 59 (16.57%) Machine Learning
8 58 (16.29%) TDD
9 57 (16.01%) Full Stack Development
10 54 (15.17%) Scrum
11 48 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (13.20%) Artificial Intelligence
13 35 (9.83%) Test Automation
14 31 (8.71%) Event-Driven
14 31 (8.71%) Mathematics
15 28 (7.87%) MVC
16 25 (7.02%) Customer-Centricity
16 25 (7.02%) Unit Testing
17 24 (6.74%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 185 (51.97%) Java
2 152 (42.70%) JavaScript
3 83 (23.31%) C#
4 72 (20.22%) TypeScript
5 69 (19.38%) Python
6 53 (14.89%) C++
6 53 (14.89%) SQL
7 23 (6.46%) Go
8 18 (5.06%) Scala
9 13 (3.65%) PHP
10 12 (3.37%) C
10 12 (3.37%) ES6
11 10 (2.81%) Embedded C++
11 10 (2.81%) Ruby
12 9 (2.53%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.12%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.56%) Bash
16 1 (0.28%) Dart
16 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (15.45%) Security Cleared
2 51 (14.33%) SC Cleared
3 45 (12.64%) Degree
4 25 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (5.62%) PhD
6 6 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.40%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.78%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.40%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.28%) PMO
3 1 (0.28%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) SEPA
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 172 (48.31%) Docker
2 13 (3.65%) Firmware
3 5 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 104 (29.21%) Kubernetes
2 27 (7.58%) Terraform
3 13 (3.65%) Grafana
4 11 (3.09%) Ansible
5 6 (1.69%) Packer
5 6 (1.69%) Puppet
6 4 (1.12%) Kibana
7 2 (0.56%) Consul
7 2 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.56%) Nagios
7 2 (0.56%) Sysdig
8 1 (0.28%) MIIS
8 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.28%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (10.96%) Google
2 23 (6.46%) Sony
3 15 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.65%) New Relic
5 8 (2.25%) Oracle
6 7 (1.97%) Samsung
6 7 (1.97%) SAP
7 5 (1.40%) Twitter
8 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.28%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.28%) Databricks
10 1 (0.28%) Dataiku
10 1 (0.28%) Dell
10 1 (0.28%) HP
10 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.28%) Reuters
10 1 (0.28%) Splunk
10 1 (0.28%) Telerik