Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 106 90
Rank change year-on-year +59 -16 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 241 275 351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.24% 2.87% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 3.15% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 249 275 285
Median annual salary £52,470 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.06% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £67,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +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 3,514 8,718 9,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.92% 90.92% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,965 6,960 7,506
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,118 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.99% - +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 24 November 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 24 November 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
Wiltshire +46 69 £52,500 -25.00% 3
Gloucestershire +91 56 £51,500 -6.36% 19
Bristol +28 53 £52,500 +5.00% 36
Somerset +45 35 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Dorset +15 12 £53,750 +19.44% 8
Devon +9 9 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Cornwall +1 1 £50,000 -2.44%
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 170 (70.54%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (46.06%) JavaScript
3 107 (44.40%) Azure
4 105 (43.57%) AWS
5 104 (43.15%) Scrum
6 99 (41.08%) DevOps
7 96 (39.83%) Java
8 90 (37.34%) Docker
9 75 (31.12%) Git (software)
10 72 (29.88%) SQL
11 67 (27.80%) Kubernetes
12 64 (26.56%) TDD
13 59 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
14 57 (23.65%) RESTful
15 56 (23.24%) HTML
15 56 (23.24%) Jenkins
16 55 (22.82%) TypeScript
17 54 (22.41%) Spring
18 52 (21.58%) CSS
19 47 (19.50%) Software Engineering
20 46 (19.09%) MongoDB
21 44 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
22 43 (17.84%) Node.js
23 40 (16.60%) Mentoring
23 40 (16.60%) C#
24 39 (16.18%) .NET
25 38 (15.77%) BDD
26 36 (14.94%) Spring Boot
26 36 (14.94%) MVC
27 35 (14.52%) Continuous Deployment

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 18 (7.47%) NServiceBus
2 15 (6.22%) Confluence
3 14 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.73%) JBoss
5 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.24%) Apache
6 3 (1.24%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.24%) WildFly
7 2 (0.83%) CMS
7 2 (0.83%) Mule
7 2 (0.83%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Fuse
7 2 (0.83%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.41%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Magento
1 1 (0.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 107 (44.40%) Azure
2 105 (43.57%) AWS
3 33 (13.69%) SaaS
4 31 (12.86%) GCP
5 17 (7.05%) PaaS
6 15 (6.22%) IaaS
7 12 (4.98%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (4.56%) Serverless
9 8 (3.32%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (2.49%) Amazon EKS
10 6 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (2.07%) Datadog
11 5 (2.07%) Sauce Labs
12 4 (1.66%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (1.66%) AWS CodeBuild
12 4 (1.66%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 4 (1.66%) AWS Fargate
12 4 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.66%) npm
12 4 (1.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) Internet
2 3 (1.24%) 5G
2 3 (1.24%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.24%) Wireless
2 3 (1.24%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.09%) MongoDB
2 44 (18.26%) PostgreSQL
3 32 (13.28%) Relational Database
4 30 (12.45%) MySQL
5 29 (12.03%) SQL Server
6 28 (11.62%) NoSQL
7 20 (8.30%) Big Data
8 15 (6.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.24%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (1.24%) ArangoDB
10 3 (1.24%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.24%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.24%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.24%) Redis
11 2 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.83%) DB2
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 75 (31.12%) Git (software)
2 56 (23.24%) Jenkins
3 27 (11.20%) JUnit
3 27 (11.20%) Selenium
4 24 (9.96%) JIRA
5 23 (9.54%) Maven
6 16 (6.64%) Mockito
7 13 (5.39%) IntelliJ
8 11 (4.56%) Bitbucket
9 10 (4.15%) Cucumber
9 10 (4.15%) Flyway
10 8 (3.32%) Gradle
11 7 (2.90%) Ant
11 7 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.90%) GitLab
11 7 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (2.49%) DbUnit
12 6 (2.49%) jMock
12 6 (2.49%) SonarQube
12 6 (2.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (12.45%) Finance
2 10 (4.15%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.49%) Marketing
3 6 (2.49%) Publishing
4 4 (1.66%) Electronics
4 4 (1.66%) Legal
4 4 (1.66%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.83%) Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 139 (57.68%) Developer
2 55 (22.82%) Java Developer
3 28 (11.62%) JavaScript Developer
3 28 (11.62%) Senior Developer
4 26 (10.79%) Software Engineer
5 23 (9.54%) Architect
6 18 (7.47%) Software Developer
7 16 (6.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (6.22%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (5.39%) React Developer
11 12 (4.98%) Agile Developer
11 12 (4.98%) Lead Developer
12 11 (4.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (4.56%) Java Engineer
12 11 (4.56%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (4.15%) Angular Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Cloud Architect
13 10 (4.15%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (23.65%) RESTful
2 56 (23.24%) HTML
3 54 (22.41%) Spring
4 52 (21.58%) CSS
5 43 (17.84%) Node.js
6 39 (16.18%) .NET
7 36 (14.94%) Spring Boot
8 31 (12.86%) React
9 28 (11.62%) .NET Core
9 28 (11.62%) AngularJS
9 28 (11.62%) REST
10 27 (11.20%) Vue.js
11 22 (9.13%) Kafka
11 22 (9.13%) Redux
12 21 (8.71%) Web Services
13 20 (8.30%) HTML5
13 20 (8.30%) SOAP
14 18 (7.47%) ASP.NET
15 17 (7.05%) .NET Framework
15 17 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.20%) N-Tier
2 13 (5.39%) Cloud Native
3 7 (2.90%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.90%) PKI
4 6 (2.49%) User Experience
5 4 (1.66%) Cyberattack
5 4 (1.66%) Internet of Things
5 4 (1.66%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.24%) SCADA
6 3 (1.24%) Social Network
7 2 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.28%) Linux
2 4 (1.66%) Mac OS X
2 4 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.24%) CentOS
4 2 (0.83%) Unix
4 2 (0.83%) Windows
4 2 (0.83%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (70.54%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (43.15%) Scrum
3 99 (41.08%) DevOps
4 64 (26.56%) TDD
5 59 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (19.50%) Software Engineering
7 40 (16.60%) Mentoring
8 38 (15.77%) BDD
9 36 (14.94%) MVC
10 35 (14.52%) Continuous Deployment
11 33 (13.69%) Coaching
12 30 (12.45%) Technical Leadership
13 29 (12.03%) Test Automation
14 26 (10.79%) Machine Learning
14 26 (10.79%) Open Source
15 24 (9.96%) Unit Testing
16 22 (9.13%) Data Modelling
17 21 (8.71%) Analytics
17 21 (8.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 20 (8.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.06%) JavaScript
2 96 (39.83%) Java
3 72 (29.88%) SQL
4 55 (22.82%) TypeScript
5 40 (16.60%) C#
6 26 (10.79%) Python
7 23 (9.54%) C
8 16 (6.64%) Java 8
9 11 (4.56%) PHP
10 8 (3.32%) C++
11 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.07%) Go
13 4 (1.66%) ES6
13 4 (1.66%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.24%) Perl
14 3 (1.24%) Ruby
15 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.41%) Scala
16 1 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.05%) DV Cleared
3 11 (4.56%) Degree
4 9 (3.73%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.49%) AWS Certification
6 6 (2.49%) ISEB
6 6 (2.49%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.07%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.83%) PhD
9 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.90%) NCSC
2 7 (2.90%) NIST
2 7 (2.90%) NIST 800
3 5 (2.07%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) GDPR
4 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 90 (37.34%) Docker
2 9 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.32%) vSphere
4 6 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.83%) NDS
6 2 (0.83%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.41%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 67 (27.80%) Kubernetes
2 34 (14.11%) Terraform
3 14 (5.81%) Ansible
4 10 (4.15%) Puppet
5 4 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 3 (1.24%) vRealize
7 2 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.83%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.41%) Istio
Vendors
1 23 (9.54%) Google
2 22 (9.13%) Oracle
3 18 (7.47%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.56%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (4.15%) VMware
6 7 (2.90%) Cadence
7 6 (2.49%) SAP
8 5 (2.07%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.07%) Pega
8 5 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.24%) Capita
9 3 (1.24%) Databricks
9 3 (1.24%) ForgeRock
9 3 (1.24%) NetIQ
9 3 (1.24%) PTC
10 2 (0.83%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.41%) BiZZdesign
11 1 (0.41%) Cisco
11 1 (0.41%) Citrix
11 1 (0.41%) Okta