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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 56 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 +37
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 3,850 4,097 1,900
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.12% 6.82% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 7.26% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,112 2,663 1,597
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,875 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £89,875 £82,500 £78,150
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 71,758 56,396 31,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 95.39% 93.91% 93.10%
Number of salaries quoted 42,106 39,384 25,191
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £39,619 £37,500 £36,702
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,250 £61,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the UK excluding London

Microservices
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Microservices in the UK excluding London

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the UK excluding London

Microservices
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South East -30 1,081 £70,000 +16.67% 111
North of England -6 1,079 £60,000 +9.09% 152
North West +7 723 £60,000 +20.00% 94
Midlands -24 508 £60,000 - 75
Scotland +1 398 £62,500 +17.92% 45
South West -39 361 £60,000 - 79
Yorkshire +3 309 £63,750 +6.25% 39
West Midlands -41 287 £60,000 - 37
East of England -18 275 £72,500 +20.83% 52
East Midlands +7 218 £61,250 +11.36% 38
Wales -31 92 £59,166 +18.33% 11
Northern Ireland -10 91 £52,500 -30.00% 5
North East -44 47 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 2,362 (61.35%) Agile
2 1,786 (46.39%) AWS
3 1,709 (44.39%) Software Engineering
4 1,510 (39.22%) Java
5 1,499 (38.94%) Azure
6 1,361 (35.35%) DevOps
7 1,270 (32.99%) Docker
8 1,239 (32.18%) .NET
9 1,221 (31.71%) Kubernetes
10 1,211 (31.45%) JavaScript
11 1,118 (29.04%) CI/CD
12 1,109 (28.81%) React
13 1,096 (28.47%) Finance
14 1,028 (26.70%) C#
15 974 (25.30%) SQL
16 883 (22.94%) Scrum
17 872 (22.65%) TDD
18 841 (21.84%) Social Skills
19 818 (21.25%) Problem-Solving
20 809 (21.01%) Mentoring
21 749 (19.45%) Test Automation
22 689 (17.90%) Git (software)
23 675 (17.53%) AngularJS
24 654 (16.99%) Spring
25 652 (16.94%) HTML
25 652 (16.94%) Python
26 636 (16.52%) Serverless
27 627 (16.29%) Full Stack Development
28 618 (16.05%) CSS
29 614 (15.95%) RESTful

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 188 (4.88%) Umbraco
2 143 (3.71%) Confluence
3 126 (3.27%) Apache Spark
4 85 (2.21%) Apache
5 45 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 43 (1.12%) JBoss
7 38 (0.99%) IIS
8 30 (0.78%) CMS
9 20 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 17 (0.44%) nginx
12 15 (0.39%) SharePoint
13 11 (0.29%) GemFire
13 11 (0.29%) Sitefinity
14 10 (0.26%) GlassFish
15 9 (0.23%) WildFly
16 7 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
16 7 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (0.078%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.078%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.026%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (0.49%) Academy Housing
3 17 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.18%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.18%) SAP MDG
4 7 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.052%) Eikon
6 2 (0.052%) Magento
6 2 (0.052%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.026%) Odoo
7 1 (0.026%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.026%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.026%) Shopify
7 1 (0.026%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1,786 (46.39%) AWS
2 1,499 (38.94%) Azure
3 636 (16.52%) Serverless
4 560 (14.55%) GCP
5 367 (9.53%) SaaS
6 342 (8.88%) AWS Lambda
7 303 (7.87%) Azure DevOps
8 223 (5.79%) OpenShift
9 174 (4.52%) Amazon S3
10 160 (4.16%) GitHub
11 149 (3.87%) PaaS
12 142 (3.69%) Cloud Functions
13 140 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
14 126 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
15 125 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
16 115 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
17 90 (2.34%) Azure Service Bus
18 82 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
19 72 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 63 (1.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 138 (3.58%) Internet
2 87 (2.26%) HTTP
3 45 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 38 (0.99%) DNS
5 35 (0.91%) Firewall
6 28 (0.73%) AMQP
7 20 (0.52%) 5G
8 16 (0.42%) 4G
8 16 (0.42%) SSH
9 15 (0.39%) FTP
10 14 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (0.31%) DHCP
11 12 (0.31%) HTTPS
11 12 (0.31%) Multicast
11 12 (0.31%) Software-Defined Networking
11 12 (0.31%) Unicast
12 11 (0.29%) IPsec
13 10 (0.26%) Bluetooth
13 10 (0.26%) Wireless
13 10 (0.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (13.27%) NoSQL
2 428 (11.12%) SQL Server
3 394 (10.23%) Relational Database
4 391 (10.16%) MySQL
5 317 (8.23%) PostgreSQL
6 256 (6.65%) MongoDB
7 170 (4.42%) DynamoDB
8 130 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
9 129 (3.35%) Big Data
10 96 (2.49%) Data Lake
11 92 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 84 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
13 82 (2.13%) Hadoop
14 80 (2.08%) Redis
15 76 (1.97%) Flink
16 72 (1.87%) RDBMS
17 62 (1.61%) BigQuery
18 47 (1.22%) Power BI
19 44 (1.14%) Cloud Spanner
20 39 (1.01%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 689 (17.90%) Git (software)
2 488 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 314 (8.16%) JIRA
4 222 (5.77%) Selenium
5 215 (5.58%) Maven
6 140 (3.64%) JUnit
7 126 (3.27%) Gradle
8 125 (3.25%) Postman
9 120 (3.12%) GitLab
10 107 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 107 (2.78%) Subversion
11 98 (2.55%) Mockito
12 90 (2.34%) Visual Studio
13 75 (1.95%) Cypress.io
14 70 (1.82%) TeamCity
15 69 (1.79%) Bitbucket
16 67 (1.74%) Ant
17 57 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
18 56 (1.45%) WebDriver
19 54 (1.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,096 (28.47%) Finance
2 841 (21.84%) Social Skills
3 352 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
4 263 (6.83%) Banking
5 224 (5.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 205 (5.32%) Manufacturing
7 172 (4.47%) Retail
8 115 (2.99%) Games
9 113 (2.94%) Automotive
10 111 (2.88%) Public Sector
11 93 (2.42%) Law
12 91 (2.36%) Legal
13 88 (2.29%) Marketing
14 62 (1.61%) Publishing
15 51 (1.32%) Financial Institution
16 46 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
17 45 (1.17%) Telecoms
18 38 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
19 36 (0.94%) Electronics
20 35 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,372 (35.64%) Developer
2 859 (22.31%) Software Engineer
3 416 (10.81%) Architect
4 388 (10.08%) Java Developer
5 328 (8.52%) Senior Developer
6 302 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 271 (7.04%) .NET Developer
8 260 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
9 204 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 188 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
11 181 (4.70%) Java Engineer
12 169 (4.39%) Senior Software Engineer
13 139 (3.61%) C# Developer
14 129 (3.35%) Graduate
15 128 (3.32%) Cloud Engineer
16 116 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
17 104 (2.70%) Analyst
18 101 (2.62%) Senior .NET Developer
19 99 (2.57%) Lead Developer
20 96 (2.49%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,239 (32.18%) .NET
2 1,109 (28.81%) React
3 675 (17.53%) AngularJS
4 654 (16.99%) Spring
5 652 (16.94%) HTML
6 618 (16.05%) CSS
7 614 (15.95%) RESTful
8 592 (15.38%) Node.js
9 562 (14.60%) REST
10 515 (13.38%) .NET Core
11 443 (11.51%) Spring Boot
12 412 (10.70%) Kafka
13 341 (8.86%) .NET Framework
14 273 (7.09%) JSON
15 269 (6.99%) Web Services
16 265 (6.88%) ASP.NET
17 215 (5.58%) Sass
18 172 (4.47%) Semantic HTML
19 169 (4.39%) Vue.js
20 166 (4.31%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 338 (8.78%) Cloud Native
2 224 (5.82%) Algorithms
3 211 (5.48%) User Experience
4 202 (5.25%) Life Science
5 198 (5.14%) Data Structures
6 192 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
7 150 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
8 136 (3.53%) Public Cloud
9 129 (3.35%) Mobile App
10 126 (3.27%) Linux Command Line
11 123 (3.19%) Virtual Team
12 118 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
13 104 (2.70%) IoT
14 101 (2.62%) Data Centre
15 84 (2.18%) Tandem
16 60 (1.56%) Management Information System
17 55 (1.43%) Derivative
18 52 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
19 48 (1.25%) Legacy Applications
20 44 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 440 (11.43%) Linux
2 299 (7.77%) Unix
3 215 (5.58%) Windows
4 99 (2.57%) Android
5 62 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 41 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 33 (0.86%) Mesosphere
8 19 (0.49%) CentOS
9 16 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (0.23%) VMS
12 6 (0.16%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.13%) AIX
14 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.078%) Debian
15 3 (0.078%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.026%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.026%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,362 (61.35%) Agile
2 1,709 (44.39%) Software Engineering
3 1,361 (35.35%) DevOps
4 1,118 (29.04%) CI/CD
5 883 (22.94%) Scrum
6 872 (22.65%) TDD
7 818 (21.25%) Problem-Solving
8 809 (21.01%) Mentoring
9 749 (19.45%) Test Automation
10 627 (16.29%) Full Stack Development
11 519 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
12 483 (12.55%) SDLC
13 479 (12.44%) Coaching
14 478 (12.42%) Computer Science
15 474 (12.31%) BDD
16 395 (10.26%) MVC
17 375 (9.74%) Containerisation
18 368 (9.56%) OO
19 359 (9.32%) Machine Learning
20 343 (8.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1,510 (39.22%) Java
2 1,211 (31.45%) JavaScript
3 1,028 (26.70%) C#
4 974 (25.30%) SQL
5 652 (16.94%) Python
6 503 (13.06%) TypeScript
7 245 (6.36%) Go
8 208 (5.40%) PHP
9 205 (5.32%) PowerShell
10 154 (4.00%) C++
11 124 (3.22%) Shell Script
12 120 (3.12%) Ruby
13 95 (2.47%) ES6
14 92 (2.39%) Perl
15 80 (2.08%) Bash
16 73 (1.90%) Scala
17 64 (1.66%) Kotlin
18 55 (1.43%) C
19 29 (0.75%) T-SQL
20 26 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 571 (14.83%) Degree
2 180 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 172 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 156 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 60 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
6 51 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (1.01%) PhD
8 35 (0.91%) Master's Degree
9 30 (0.78%) AWS Certification
10 25 (0.65%) Azure Certification
10 25 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 24 (0.62%) CISSP
12 17 (0.44%) CSSLP
13 14 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
14 12 (0.31%) AWS Certified Developer
15 10 (0.26%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
16 9 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
17 8 (0.21%) CCNP
17 8 (0.21%) DV Cleared
17 8 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (8.03%) QA
2 43 (1.12%) Accessibility
3 39 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 35 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.60%) NIST
6 21 (0.55%) GDPR
7 20 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.34%) SLA
9 12 (0.31%) SOC 1
9 12 (0.31%) SOC 2
10 10 (0.26%) GRC
11 9 (0.23%) WCAG
12 8 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.078%) PMO
14 2 (0.052%) HL7
14 2 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.052%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.052%) SEPA
15 1 (0.026%) DICOM
15 1 (0.026%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1,270 (32.99%) Docker
2 34 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 13 (0.34%) Firmware
6 12 (0.31%) vSphere
7 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.078%) HDFS
10 2 (0.052%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.026%) LXC
11 1 (0.026%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1,221 (31.71%) Kubernetes
2 331 (8.60%) Terraform
3 237 (6.16%) Ansible
4 122 (3.17%) Grafana
5 107 (2.78%) Puppet
6 96 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
7 78 (2.03%) Prometheus
8 54 (1.40%) Consul
9 42 (1.09%) Istio
9 42 (1.09%) Kibana
10 33 (0.86%) Automic
11 22 (0.57%) logstash
12 18 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
13 16 (0.42%) Nagios
13 16 (0.42%) Sysdig
14 12 (0.31%) Control-M
14 12 (0.31%) PowerCLI
15 11 (0.29%) Bugsnag
16 10 (0.26%) Packer
17 7 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 562 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 309 (8.03%) Google
3 182 (4.73%) Oracle
4 93 (2.42%) FIS
5 68 (1.77%) Splunk
6 59 (1.53%) Sony
7 52 (1.35%) New Relic
8 47 (1.22%) Hitachi
9 44 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 38 (0.99%) VMware
11 35 (0.91%) TOWER Software
12 33 (0.86%) Databricks
12 33 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
13 30 (0.78%) SAP
14 23 (0.60%) IBM
15 19 (0.49%) Apple
16 18 (0.47%) AppDynamics
17 17 (0.44%) Cadence
18 16 (0.42%) Xamarin
19 15 (0.39%) Dynatrace