Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 95 132
Rank change year-on-year +32 +37 +33
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 235 337 275
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.52% 3.32% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 3.62% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 225 309 244
Median annual salary £52,470 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.06% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,750 £88,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £69,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -5.80% +6.15% +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 4,743 9,302 10,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.14% 91.70% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,810 7,311 8,480
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,037 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 7 July 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 7 July 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
Bristol +16 66 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Gloucestershire +73 62 £60,000 +20.00% 14
Dorset +43 42 £52,500 -2.33% 5
Wiltshire +18 39 £62,500 -26.47% 3
Somerset -14 15 £56,250 -10.00% 3
Devon +3 10 £26,500 -45.64% 5
Cornwall +17 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 135 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (37.45%) Java
3 86 (36.60%) Docker
4 81 (34.47%) AWS
5 71 (30.21%) Azure
6 69 (29.36%) JavaScript
7 63 (26.81%) Scrum
8 61 (25.96%) DevOps
9 58 (24.68%) .NET
10 56 (23.83%) TDD
11 52 (22.13%) C#
12 51 (21.70%) SQL
12 51 (21.70%) Finance
12 51 (21.70%) Software Engineering
13 50 (21.28%) CSS
14 45 (19.15%) React
14 45 (19.15%) Node.js
15 43 (18.30%) Kubernetes
15 43 (18.30%) HTML
16 42 (17.87%) Linux
16 42 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (16.17%) Jenkins
18 36 (15.32%) Microsoft
19 34 (14.47%) Google
20 32 (13.62%) Spring
20 32 (13.62%) AngularJS
20 32 (13.62%) Git (software)
20 32 (13.62%) RESTful
21 31 (13.19%) Mentoring
21 31 (13.19%) .NET Core

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 11 (4.68%) Confluence
2 6 (2.55%) CMS
2 6 (2.55%) Drupal
2 6 (2.55%) NServiceBus
2 6 (2.55%) WordPress
3 5 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 81 (34.47%) AWS
2 71 (30.21%) Azure
3 30 (12.77%) SaaS
4 27 (11.49%) GCP
5 20 (8.51%) PaaS
6 17 (7.23%) IaaS
7 11 (4.68%) npm
8 8 (3.40%) Datadog
8 8 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.70%) Serverless
12 3 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.28%) GitHub
12 3 (1.28%) iPaaS
12 3 (1.28%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.85%) Kong
13 2 (0.85%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.11%) Internet
2 6 (2.55%) Firewall
2 6 (2.55%) VPN
3 5 (2.13%) DMZ
4 4 (1.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.43%) SSL
6 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.06%) MongoDB
2 25 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 23 (9.79%) Big Data
4 22 (9.36%) MySQL
5 21 (8.94%) Relational Database
6 18 (7.66%) SQL Server
7 15 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (2.98%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (2.98%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.28%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.85%) Event Store
11 2 (0.85%) Power BI
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (16.17%) Jenkins
2 32 (13.62%) Git (software)
3 24 (10.21%) JIRA
4 19 (8.09%) JUnit
5 12 (5.11%) Visual Studio
6 11 (4.68%) Selenium
7 9 (3.83%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.83%) Maven
8 7 (2.98%) Mockito
8 7 (2.98%) webpack
9 6 (2.55%) Bitbucket
9 6 (2.55%) PHPUnit
9 6 (2.55%) Xdebug
10 5 (2.13%) GitLab
10 5 (2.13%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.70%) DbUnit
11 4 (1.70%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (1.70%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (21.70%) Finance
2 17 (7.23%) Retail
3 14 (5.96%) Legal
4 6 (2.55%) Automotive
4 6 (2.55%) Banking
5 5 (2.13%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.28%) German Language
6 3 (1.28%) Law
6 3 (1.28%) Local Government
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Police
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (56.60%) Developer
2 45 (19.15%) Java Developer
3 38 (16.17%) Senior Developer
4 33 (14.04%) Architect
5 27 (11.49%) .NET Developer
6 23 (9.79%) Software Engineer
7 22 (9.36%) Software Developer
8 18 (7.66%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (7.66%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (7.23%) Cloud Architect
9 17 (7.23%) Web Developer
10 16 (6.81%) Java Engineer
10 16 (6.81%) Java Software Developer
11 14 (5.96%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 13 (5.53%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (4.68%) Lead Developer
14 11 (4.68%) React Developer
15 10 (4.26%) Azure Developer
15 10 (4.26%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (24.68%) .NET
2 50 (21.28%) CSS
3 45 (19.15%) Node.js
3 45 (19.15%) React
4 43 (18.30%) HTML
5 32 (13.62%) AngularJS
5 32 (13.62%) RESTful
5 32 (13.62%) Spring
6 31 (13.19%) .NET Core
7 30 (12.77%) Web Services
8 28 (11.91%) REST
8 28 (11.91%) Vue.js
9 19 (8.09%) Laravel
10 18 (7.66%) Spring Boot
11 17 (7.23%) SOAP
12 16 (6.81%) Redux
12 16 (6.81%) XML
13 13 (5.53%) ASP.NET
14 11 (4.68%) HTML5
15 10 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.23%) Cloud Native
2 14 (5.96%) Cyberattack
2 14 (5.96%) PKI
3 11 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.40%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.40%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.55%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.13%) User Experience
7 4 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.28%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.43%) Blog
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.43%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.87%) Linux
2 18 (7.66%) Android
3 8 (3.40%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.40%) Windows
4 6 (2.55%) CentOS
5 5 (2.13%) Debian
5 5 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.13%) Unix
5 5 (2.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (26.81%) Scrum
3 61 (25.96%) DevOps
4 56 (23.83%) TDD
5 51 (21.70%) Software Engineering
6 42 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (13.19%) Mentoring
8 29 (12.34%) BDD
8 29 (12.34%) Open Source
9 28 (11.91%) Fintech
10 26 (11.06%) Technical Leadership
11 25 (10.64%) MVC
12 22 (9.36%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (9.36%) Test Automation
13 20 (8.51%) Analytics
13 20 (8.51%) Artificial Intelligence
13 20 (8.51%) Kanban
14 19 (8.09%) Web Development
15 18 (7.66%) Machine Learning
15 18 (7.66%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.45%) Java
2 69 (29.36%) JavaScript
3 52 (22.13%) C#
4 51 (21.70%) SQL
5 30 (12.77%) Python
6 29 (12.34%) TypeScript
7 27 (11.49%) PHP
8 18 (7.66%) Go
9 14 (5.96%) Bash Shell
10 13 (5.53%) Java 8
11 12 (5.11%) C++
12 10 (4.26%) C
12 10 (4.26%) PHP 7
13 9 (3.83%) ES6
14 5 (2.13%) Groovy
14 5 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.70%) Ruby
15 4 (1.70%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.85%) Delphi
16 2 (0.85%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 22 (9.36%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.09%) Degree
3 17 (7.23%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.98%) AWS Certification
4 7 (2.98%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.13%) RHCE
7 2 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.85%) CCSP
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.85%) CISSP
7 2 (0.85%) SSCP
8 1 (0.43%) ISEB
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (5.96%) NCSC
1 14 (5.96%) NIST
1 14 (5.96%) NIST 800
2 4 (1.70%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 86 (36.60%) Docker
2 14 (5.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.28%) Postfix
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (18.30%) Kubernetes
2 23 (9.79%) Terraform
3 17 (7.23%) Ansible
4 10 (4.26%) Puppet
5 9 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (2.13%) WSUS
6 5 (2.13%) yum
7 2 (0.85%) Grafana
8 1 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.43%) Istio
8 1 (0.43%) Kibana
8 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.43%) Rancher
8 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.47%) Google
3 13 (5.53%) Oracle
4 8 (3.40%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.98%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.55%) Capita
7 4 (1.70%) Cadence
8 3 (1.28%) VMware
9 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.85%) Sybase
10 1 (0.43%) BiZZdesign
10 1 (0.43%) CA
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix
10 1 (0.43%) Confluent
10 1 (0.43%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.43%) Sparx
10 1 (0.43%) Talend
10 1 (0.43%) Veracode