Period
to 20 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 98 121
Rank change year-on-year +44 +23 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 181 307 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.53% 3.06% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 3.35% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 169 294 246
Median annual salary £52,470 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.06% -4.55% +15.79%
10th Percentile £32,250 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%

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 3,006 9,173 9,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.87% 91.46% 92.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,412 7,271 7,952
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 20 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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
Gloucestershire +111 52 £60,000 +20.00% 12
Wiltshire +29 46 £52,470 -32.30% 3
Bristol +12 31 £50,000 - 15
Somerset +24 27 £53,750 -10.42% 5
Dorset +21 13 £58,750 +30.56% 3
Devon +19 9 £26,500 -49.52% 10
Cornwall +9 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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.

1 122 (67.40%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (41.44%) AWS
3 72 (39.78%) Docker
4 70 (38.67%) Azure
5 65 (35.91%) Scrum
5 65 (35.91%) JavaScript
6 64 (35.36%) Java
7 59 (32.60%) DevOps
8 49 (27.07%) Git (software)
9 46 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (24.86%) SQL
11 44 (24.31%) HTML
11 44 (24.31%) CSS
12 42 (23.20%) RESTful
13 41 (22.65%) .NET
13 41 (22.65%) Kubernetes
14 40 (22.10%) TDD
15 39 (21.55%) Mentoring
16 38 (20.99%) TypeScript
17 35 (19.34%) Node.js
18 33 (18.23%) Software Engineering
19 30 (16.57%) Spring
19 30 (16.57%) Finance
19 30 (16.57%) Coaching
19 30 (16.57%) Terraform
20 29 (16.02%) Technical Leadership
20 29 (16.02%) C#
21 28 (15.47%) Continuous Deployment
21 28 (15.47%) MongoDB
21 28 (15.47%) Jenkins

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 14 (7.73%) NServiceBus
2 8 (4.42%) Confluence
3 7 (3.87%) JBoss
4 5 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.66%) WildFly
6 2 (1.10%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 75 (41.44%) AWS
2 70 (38.67%) Azure
3 25 (13.81%) SaaS
4 18 (9.94%) PaaS
5 17 (9.39%) GCP
6 14 (7.73%) IaaS
7 6 (3.31%) Datadog
8 5 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (2.21%) Serverless
10 3 (1.66%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.66%) AWS CodeBuild
10 3 (1.66%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 3 (1.66%) AWS Fargate
10 3 (1.66%) npm
10 3 (1.66%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.55%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.55%) SSL
2 1 (0.55%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.55%) VPN
2 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.47%) MongoDB
2 27 (14.92%) NoSQL
3 25 (13.81%) MySQL
4 24 (13.26%) Relational Database
5 23 (12.71%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (9.39%) Big Data
6 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.21%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (2.21%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.66%) ArangoDB
9 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.10%) DB2
9 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (27.07%) Git (software)
2 28 (15.47%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.39%) JUnit
4 16 (8.84%) Selenium
5 13 (7.18%) JIRA
6 12 (6.63%) Maven
7 11 (6.08%) IntelliJ
8 9 (4.97%) GitLab
9 8 (4.42%) Mockito
9 8 (4.42%) Visual Studio
9 8 (4.42%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (3.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (3.87%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.31%) Ant
11 6 (3.31%) Gradle
12 5 (2.76%) Subversion
13 4 (2.21%) JIRA Agile
13 4 (2.21%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.21%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.66%) git-flow
General
1 30 (16.57%) Finance
2 13 (7.18%) Legal
3 8 (4.42%) Retail
4 4 (2.21%) Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.66%) German Language
5 3 (1.66%) Local Government
5 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 109 (60.22%) Developer
2 36 (19.89%) Java Developer
3 27 (14.92%) Senior Developer
4 22 (12.15%) Architect
5 18 (9.94%) Software Developer
6 17 (9.39%) JavaScript Developer
6 17 (9.39%) React Developer
6 17 (9.39%) Software Engineer
7 16 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (7.73%) .NET Developer
8 14 (7.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.18%) Cloud Architect
9 13 (7.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 13 (7.18%) Java Software Developer
10 10 (5.52%) Agile Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Junior
11 9 (4.97%) Junior Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Lead Developer
11 9 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.31%) CSS
1 44 (24.31%) HTML
2 42 (23.20%) RESTful
3 41 (22.65%) .NET
4 35 (19.34%) Node.js
5 30 (16.57%) Spring
6 24 (13.26%) React
7 23 (12.71%) .NET Core
8 22 (12.15%) REST
9 20 (11.05%) HTML5
10 17 (9.39%) Redux
10 17 (9.39%) Vue.js
11 16 (8.84%) ASP.NET
11 16 (8.84%) Spring Boot
12 14 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (7.18%) .NET Framework
13 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET Core
13 13 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (7.18%) Express
14 11 (6.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) N-Tier
2 15 (8.29%) Cloud Native
3 13 (7.18%) Cyberattack
3 13 (7.18%) PKI
4 9 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.42%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.76%) User Experience
8 4 (2.21%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.10%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) SCADA
10 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.81%) Linux
2 4 (2.21%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.66%) Android
3 3 (1.66%) Windows
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) CentOS
5 1 (0.55%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (67.40%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (35.91%) Scrum
3 59 (32.60%) DevOps
4 46 (25.41%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (22.10%) TDD
6 39 (21.55%) Mentoring
7 33 (18.23%) Software Engineering
8 30 (16.57%) Coaching
9 29 (16.02%) Technical Leadership
10 28 (15.47%) Continuous Deployment
11 26 (14.36%) Fintech
11 26 (14.36%) Open Source
12 25 (13.81%) MVC
12 25 (13.81%) Test Automation
13 23 (12.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 22 (12.15%) Analytics
15 21 (11.60%) Cybersecurity
15 21 (11.60%) Unit Testing
16 20 (11.05%) Data Modelling
16 20 (11.05%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.91%) JavaScript
2 64 (35.36%) Java
3 45 (24.86%) SQL
4 38 (20.99%) TypeScript
5 29 (16.02%) C#
6 15 (8.29%) Python
7 12 (6.63%) PHP
8 11 (6.08%) C
8 11 (6.08%) C++
9 9 (4.97%) Java 8
10 5 (2.76%) Go
11 4 (2.21%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.21%) Ruby
11 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.66%) ES6
13 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.55%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.55%) Rust
14 1 (0.55%) Scala
14 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.60%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.52%) Degree
4 7 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.31%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.55%) CCSP
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.55%) CISSP
7 1 (0.55%) ISEB
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.55%) PhD
7 1 (0.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.18%) NCSC
2 13 (7.18%) NIST
2 13 (7.18%) NIST 800
3 4 (2.21%) QA
4 3 (1.66%) GDPR
5 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (39.78%) Docker
2 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.21%) vSphere
4 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 41 (22.65%) Kubernetes
2 30 (16.57%) Terraform
3 11 (6.08%) Ansible
4 5 (2.76%) Puppet
5 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (1.66%) vRealize
7 2 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.55%) Grafana
8 1 (0.55%) Istio
8 1 (0.55%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.55%) Rancher
8 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (12.71%) Google
2 22 (12.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.52%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.31%) Cadence
4 6 (3.31%) Capita
5 5 (2.76%) Oracle
6 3 (1.66%) VMware
6 3 (1.66%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.10%) PTC
7 2 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) BiZZdesign
8 1 (0.55%) CA
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.55%) Confluent
8 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.55%) Sparx
8 1 (0.55%) Veracode