Period
to 17 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 257 308
Rank change year-on-year +164 +51 -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 361 92 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.55% 0.86% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 0.96% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 327 74 29
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,875 £45,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,375 £102,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -14.29%

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 9075 9571 10421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.32% 89.00% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7465 7945 8794
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +58 197 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Wiltshire +57 61 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Somerset +37 43 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Gloucestershire +52 31 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Dorset - 27 £42,500 - 4
Cornwall +5 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Devon +22 8 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 259 (71.75%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (61.50%) Java
3 162 (44.88%) JavaScript
4 161 (44.60%) Software Engineering
5 119 (32.96%) Web Services
6 118 (32.69%) HTML
7 116 (32.13%) Amazon AWS
8 109 (30.19%) AngularJS
9 105 (29.09%) TDD
10 102 (28.25%) Continuous Integration
10 102 (28.25%) DevOps
11 98 (27.15%) Linux
12 97 (26.87%) CSS
13 93 (25.76%) Git (software)
14 90 (24.93%) C#
15 89 (24.65%) Scrum
16 80 (22.16%) Finance
17 79 (21.88%) REST
18 78 (21.61%) React
19 73 (20.22%) .NET
20 72 (19.94%) Node.js
21 71 (19.67%) NoSQL
22 67 (18.56%) Docker
23 65 (18.01%) Degree
24 64 (17.73%) Spring
25 59 (16.34%) Python
26 56 (15.51%) JIRA
27 55 (15.24%) Jenkins
28 50 (13.85%) Manufacturing
29 49 (13.57%) RESTful

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 (6.93%) Apache Spark
2 21 (5.82%) Confluence
2 21 (5.82%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.88%) OpenStack
4 10 (2.77%) Apache
5 7 (1.94%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.39%) CMS
6 5 (1.39%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.83%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.83%) Mule
8 2 (0.55%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.55%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.55%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.55%) nginx
8 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.55%) Traefik
8 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (2.77%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 116 (32.13%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (13.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (10.25%) Serverless
4 18 (4.99%) SaaS
5 14 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (3.32%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (3.32%) TestFlight
7 9 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.94%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (1.66%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (1.66%) npm
10 5 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.39%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (1.39%) GitHub
10 5 (1.39%) PaaS
10 5 (1.39%) Route 53
11 4 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.83%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.32%) MQTT
2 10 (2.77%) HTTP
2 10 (2.77%) VPN
3 7 (1.94%) Firewall
4 6 (1.66%) DNS
5 5 (1.39%) Internet
6 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.28%) IPv4
7 1 (0.28%) IPv6
7 1 (0.28%) SNMP
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.67%) NoSQL
2 32 (8.86%) MongoDB
3 27 (7.48%) MySQL
4 22 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (3.88%) Big Data
8 13 (3.60%) MariaDB
9 12 (3.32%) Redis
10 10 (2.77%) Relational Database
11 8 (2.22%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.66%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (1.66%) BigQuery
14 5 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
15 4 (1.11%) Blockchain
15 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.83%) HBase
17 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 93 (25.76%) Git (software)
2 56 (15.51%) JIRA
3 55 (15.24%) Jenkins
4 38 (10.53%) Maven
5 37 (10.25%) TeamCity
6 25 (6.93%) Selenium
7 21 (5.82%) Cucumber
8 20 (5.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (3.60%) Android Studio
9 13 (3.60%) Calabash
9 13 (3.60%) Xcode
10 12 (3.32%) Appium
10 12 (3.32%) Eclipse
11 10 (2.77%) JMeter
12 9 (2.49%) Gradle
13 8 (2.22%) gulp
13 8 (2.22%) SpecFlow
14 7 (1.94%) LoadRunner
14 7 (1.94%) Robot Framework
14 7 (1.94%) WebDriver
General
1 80 (22.16%) Finance
2 50 (13.85%) Manufacturing
3 43 (11.91%) Telecoms
4 36 (9.97%) Electronics
5 29 (8.03%) Marketing
6 28 (7.76%) Banking
7 25 (6.93%) Retail
8 8 (2.22%) Law
9 5 (1.39%) Legal
9 5 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 212 (58.73%) Developer
2 99 (27.42%) Java Developer
3 53 (14.68%) Software Engineer
4 49 (13.57%) Java Engineer
5 46 (12.74%) Senior Developer
6 42 (11.63%) Software Developer
7 36 (9.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 35 (9.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 33 (9.14%) Senior Java Developer
10 31 (8.59%) Java Software Developer
10 31 (8.59%) Senior Software Engineer
11 28 (7.76%) Architect
11 28 (7.76%) Lead Developer
11 28 (7.76%) Senior Java Engineer
11 28 (7.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
12 27 (7.48%) Junior
13 25 (6.93%) .NET Developer
14 24 (6.65%) Lead Java Developer
15 21 (5.82%) Junior Developer
16 18 (4.99%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (32.96%) Web Services
2 118 (32.69%) HTML
3 109 (30.19%) AngularJS
4 97 (26.87%) CSS
5 79 (21.88%) REST
6 78 (21.61%) React
7 73 (20.22%) .NET
8 72 (19.94%) Node.js
9 64 (17.73%) Spring
10 49 (13.57%) RESTful
11 47 (13.02%) HTML5
11 47 (13.02%) J2EE
12 37 (10.25%) XML
13 36 (9.97%) Kafka
13 36 (9.97%) Spring Boot
13 36 (9.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (9.42%) JMS
14 34 (9.42%) SOAP
15 26 (7.20%) CSS3
16 24 (6.65%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.30%) User Experience
2 45 (12.47%) Computer Science
3 39 (10.80%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.43%) iPad
5 16 (4.43%) Mobile App
6 15 (4.16%) Fintech
7 13 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.32%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.77%) Cloud Native
10 9 (2.49%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (2.22%) Life Science
12 6 (1.66%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.66%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
14 3 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.55%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.55%) Driving Licence
15 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
15 2 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 98 (27.15%) Linux
2 26 (7.20%) Windows
3 20 (5.54%) Unix
4 14 (3.88%) Android
5 13 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) CentOS
6 1 (0.28%) Debian
6 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (71.75%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (44.60%) Software Engineering
3 105 (29.09%) TDD
4 102 (28.25%) Continuous Integration
4 102 (28.25%) DevOps
5 89 (24.65%) Scrum
6 48 (13.30%) Open Source
7 44 (12.19%) BDD
7 44 (12.19%) Unit Testing
8 41 (11.36%) Test Automation
9 38 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 38 (10.53%) OO
9 38 (10.53%) SOA
10 37 (10.25%) Functional Programming
11 36 (9.97%) MVC
12 31 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (8.03%) Digital Marketing
13 29 (8.03%) Programme Management
14 27 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (7.20%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 222 (61.50%) Java
2 162 (44.88%) JavaScript
3 90 (24.93%) C#
4 59 (16.34%) Python
5 44 (12.19%) SQL
6 37 (10.25%) Go
7 26 (7.20%) Ruby
8 25 (6.93%) Scala
9 23 (6.37%) Clojure
10 19 (5.26%) PHP
11 18 (4.99%) C++
12 17 (4.71%) C
13 11 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 11 (3.05%) Erlang
14 9 (2.49%) ES6
14 9 (2.49%) Perl
14 9 (2.49%) TypeScript
15 8 (2.22%) Haskell
15 8 (2.22%) Shell Script
15 8 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (18.01%) Degree
2 26 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.55%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.93%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) WCAG
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (18.56%) Docker
2 3 (0.83%) HDFS
3 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (13.30%) Puppet
2 44 (12.19%) Ansible
2 44 (12.19%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.82%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.32%) HockeyApp
5 6 (1.66%) Terraform
6 5 (1.39%) Kibana
7 3 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.83%) Icinga
7 3 (0.83%) rkt
8 1 (0.28%) Grafana
8 1 (0.28%) Salt
8 1 (0.28%) StackStorm
Vendors
1 38 (10.53%) Google
2 31 (8.59%) SAP
3 16 (4.43%) Oracle
4 12 (3.32%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.22%) Cognizant
5 8 (2.22%) JD Edwards
5 8 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (2.22%) Zend
6 7 (1.94%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.66%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.66%) MuleSoft
7 6 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.39%) IBM
9 3 (0.83%) Apple
10 2 (0.55%) CA
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco
10 2 (0.55%) Citrix
10 2 (0.55%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.55%) VMware