Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 69 94
Rank change year-on-year +39 +25 +37
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 559 226 346
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 7.52% 4.17% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 4.59% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 368 187 269
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,125 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £66,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £88,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +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 6,909 4,925 9,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.98% 90.95% 91.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4,689 4,006 7,144
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,500
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 15 June 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 15 June 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 +38 285 £57,500 +21.05% 46
Gloucestershire +10 112 £50,000 -18.37% 12
Wiltshire +26 58 £61,500 -1.60% 5
Dorset -13 50 £42,500 - 10
Somerset +8 29 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Devon -4 10 £65,000 +145.28% 2
Cornwall -7 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 372 (66.55%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (52.06%) Azure
3 265 (47.41%) DevOps
4 262 (46.87%) JavaScript
5 245 (43.83%) Docker
6 244 (43.65%) Java
7 230 (41.14%) Scrum
8 211 (37.75%) Software Engineering
8 211 (37.75%) AWS
9 169 (30.23%) Kubernetes
10 163 (29.16%) SQL
10 163 (29.16%) .NET
11 158 (28.26%) AngularJS
12 155 (27.73%) C#
13 132 (23.61%) Jenkins
14 123 (22.00%) GCP
15 119 (21.29%) TypeScript
15 119 (21.29%) CSS
16 118 (21.11%) HTML
16 118 (21.11%) PostgreSQL
17 117 (20.93%) TDD
17 117 (20.93%) Analytics
18 112 (20.04%) Spring
18 112 (20.04%) .NET Core
19 105 (18.78%) Git (software)
20 102 (18.25%) Mentoring
21 101 (18.07%) Open Source
21 101 (18.07%) Linux
22 94 (16.82%) React
23 90 (16.10%) Kafka

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 68 (12.16%) Elasticsearch
2 65 (11.63%) Confluence
3 19 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.61%) NServiceBus
6 8 (1.43%) Apache
7 6 (1.07%) nginx
8 5 (0.89%) CMS
9 4 (0.72%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.72%) GeoServer
9 4 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.36%) JBoss
10 2 (0.36%) WildFly
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.18%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (0.72%) Figma
1 4 (0.72%) GIMP
1 4 (0.72%) Inkscape
1 4 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (0.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) Sketch
2 1 (0.18%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Magento
1 4 (0.72%) Shopify
2 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 291 (52.06%) Azure
2 211 (37.75%) AWS
3 123 (22.00%) GCP
4 60 (10.73%) Serverless
5 39 (6.98%) SaaS
6 35 (6.26%) PaaS
7 25 (4.47%) IaaS
8 23 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (3.40%) GitHub
10 14 (2.50%) npm
11 13 (2.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 13 (2.33%) Azure Service Bus
12 8 (1.43%) OpenShift
13 7 (1.25%) Amazon S3
13 7 (1.25%) AWS Step Functions
13 7 (1.25%) Twilio
14 6 (1.07%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (1.07%) Datadog
14 6 (1.07%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.16%) Internet
2 5 (0.89%) HTTP
3 3 (0.54%) Firewall
4 2 (0.36%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (21.11%) PostgreSQL
2 90 (16.10%) Big Data
3 81 (14.49%) MongoDB
4 78 (13.95%) MySQL
5 72 (12.88%) SQL Server
6 68 (12.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 48 (8.59%) NoSQL
8 27 (4.83%) Relational Database
9 26 (4.65%) Apache Accumulo
10 20 (3.58%) Redis
11 7 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.54%) BigQuery
14 3 (0.54%) Blockchain
14 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.36%) ArangoDB
Development Applications
1 132 (23.61%) Jenkins
2 105 (18.78%) Git (software)
3 70 (12.52%) JIRA
4 34 (6.08%) JUnit
5 22 (3.94%) Mockito
6 21 (3.76%) Maven
6 21 (3.76%) Selenium
7 20 (3.58%) TeamCity
8 17 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (2.33%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 11 (1.97%) Flyway
10 11 (1.97%) IntelliJ
11 8 (1.43%) Ant
11 8 (1.43%) GitLab
11 8 (1.43%) gulp
12 7 (1.25%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.25%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.25%) webpack
13 6 (1.07%) Mocha
General
1 71 (12.70%) Legal
2 70 (12.52%) Finance
3 47 (8.41%) Social Skills
4 33 (5.90%) Public Sector
5 26 (4.65%) Marketing
6 25 (4.47%) Electronics
7 24 (4.29%) Manufacturing
7 24 (4.29%) Telecoms
8 18 (3.22%) Banking
9 15 (2.68%) Games
10 10 (1.79%) Retail
11 8 (1.43%) Private Banking
12 7 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (1.25%) Publishing
13 5 (0.89%) Influencing Skills
13 5 (0.89%) Law
14 2 (0.36%) Back Office
14 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.36%) Wearables
15 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 265 (47.41%) Developer
2 104 (18.60%) Software Engineer
3 94 (16.82%) Java Developer
4 73 (13.06%) Senior Developer
5 57 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 56 (10.02%) Angular Developer
7 53 (9.48%) Senior Software Engineer
8 45 (8.05%) .NET Developer
9 43 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 35 (6.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 31 (5.55%) Senior Java Developer
12 23 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
12 23 (4.11%) Lead Software Engineer
13 22 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 22 (3.94%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.40%) Java Engineer
14 19 (3.40%) PHP Developer
14 19 (3.40%) Security Engineer
15 18 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
15 18 (3.22%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (29.16%) .NET
2 158 (28.26%) AngularJS
3 119 (21.29%) CSS
4 118 (21.11%) HTML
5 112 (20.04%) .NET Core
5 112 (20.04%) Spring
6 94 (16.82%) React
7 90 (16.10%) Kafka
8 85 (15.21%) REST
9 82 (14.67%) Node.js
10 80 (14.31%) Web Services
11 75 (13.42%) Spring Boot
12 64 (11.45%) RESTful
13 55 (9.84%) Hibernate
14 52 (9.30%) Vue.js
15 50 (8.94%) Apache NiFi
16 45 (8.05%) .NET Framework
17 42 (7.51%) ASP.NET
18 38 (6.80%) Elastic Stack
19 31 (5.55%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.70%) Cyberattack
2 49 (8.77%) User Experience
3 25 (4.47%) Mobile App
4 23 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.04%) N-Tier
6 16 (2.86%) Algorithms
7 15 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (2.33%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.61%) Online Banking
10 7 (1.25%) RIA
11 5 (0.89%) PKI
12 4 (0.72%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.72%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.54%) NHS
13 3 (0.54%) Social Media
14 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
14 2 (0.36%) iPad
14 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.36%) Smartcard
14 2 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 101 (18.07%) Linux
2 28 (5.01%) CentOS
2 28 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (1.79%) Windows
4 7 (1.25%) Android
5 6 (1.07%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.07%) Unix
5 6 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Debian
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (66.55%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (47.41%) DevOps
3 230 (41.14%) Scrum
4 211 (37.75%) Software Engineering
5 117 (20.93%) Analytics
5 117 (20.93%) TDD
6 102 (18.25%) Mentoring
7 101 (18.07%) Open Source
8 85 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (15.21%) Test Automation
9 84 (15.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 83 (14.85%) Artificial Intelligence
11 82 (14.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 81 (14.49%) Machine Learning
13 77 (13.77%) Cybersecurity
13 77 (13.77%) Data Science
14 74 (13.24%) DevSecOps
15 72 (12.88%) Information Assurance
16 71 (12.70%) Collaborative Working
16 71 (12.70%) Cyber Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 262 (46.87%) JavaScript
2 244 (43.65%) Java
3 163 (29.16%) SQL
4 155 (27.73%) C#
5 119 (21.29%) TypeScript
6 87 (15.56%) Python
7 44 (7.87%) PHP
8 38 (6.80%) Go
8 38 (6.80%) Java 8
9 35 (6.26%) C
10 29 (5.19%) C++
10 29 (5.19%) Ruby
11 21 (3.76%) Perl
12 19 (3.40%) Shell Script
13 15 (2.68%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.68%) ES6
14 5 (0.89%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.36%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.18%) Rust
16 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 68 (12.16%) Security Cleared
2 58 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.58%) Degree
4 16 (2.86%) PhD
5 10 (1.79%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.89%) ISEB
9 4 (0.72%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.15%) Accessibility
1 12 (2.15%) QA
2 4 (0.72%) GDPR
2 4 (0.72%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.72%) WCAG
3 2 (0.36%) GRC
3 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) NCSC
3 2 (0.36%) NIST
3 2 (0.36%) NIST 800
System Software
1 245 (43.83%) Docker
2 19 (3.40%) KVM
3 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.54%) Gluster
5 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.36%) NDS
5 2 (0.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 169 (30.23%) Kubernetes
2 78 (13.95%) Ansible
3 50 (8.94%) Terraform
4 23 (4.11%) Puppet
5 20 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.40%) CFEngine
6 19 (3.40%) Demisto
6 19 (3.40%) Packer
7 5 (0.89%) Kibana
8 4 (0.72%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.72%) logstash
9 3 (0.54%) Grafana
9 3 (0.54%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.36%) vRealize
11 1 (0.18%) Consul
11 1 (0.18%) Graphite
Vendors
1 80 (14.31%) Oracle
2 57 (10.20%) Google
3 37 (6.62%) Microsoft
4 29 (5.19%) Red Hat
5 25 (4.47%) SAP
6 20 (3.58%) Splunk
7 19 (3.40%) ArcSight
7 19 (3.40%) ServiceNow
8 18 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.25%) Cadence
10 6 (1.07%) VMware
11 5 (0.89%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.72%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.72%) PagerDuty
12 4 (0.72%) PayPal
12 4 (0.72%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.54%) Cisco
13 3 (0.54%) Confluent
13 3 (0.54%) Pega
13 3 (0.54%) RedGate