Period
to 7 July 2020

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

Microservices
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 81 118
Rank change year-on-year +32 +37 +115
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 2,144 3,125 2,861
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.92% 3.71% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.40% 4.05% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,996 2,664 2,445
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.88% +4.51%

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 39,727 77,138 93,443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.23% 91.65% 91.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31,514 59,750 75,373
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 7 July 2020.

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 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
South East +32 693 £60,000 - 134
North of England +29 621 £50,000 - 118
North West +24 382 £52,500 - 66
Midlands +69 267 £55,000 +4.27% 58
South West +32 235 £52,470 -0.06% 39
Yorkshire +57 223 £50,000 - 37
West Midlands +101 197 £52,500 -4.55% 39
Scotland +8 172 £55,000 +10.00% 18
East of England +35 98 £60,000 +4.35% 39
East Midlands +9 70 £55,000 +6.28% 19
Wales +10 45 £45,000 +15.38% 15
Northern Ireland +18 21 £47,500 -2.56% 6
North East +1 16 £50,000 -19.03% 15
South Coast - 1 - -
Microservices
UK

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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 1,168 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 827 (38.57%) Java
3 773 (36.05%) C#
4 743 (34.65%) DevOps
5 742 (34.61%) .NET
6 740 (34.51%) JavaScript
7 658 (30.69%) Azure
8 646 (30.13%) Docker
9 644 (30.04%) Software Engineering
10 622 (29.01%) AWS
11 573 (26.73%) SQL
12 487 (22.71%) TDD
13 433 (20.20%) Scrum
13 433 (20.20%) AngularJS
14 427 (19.92%) Spring
15 421 (19.64%) HTML
16 409 (19.08%) Kubernetes
17 399 (18.61%) Node.js
17 399 (18.61%) CSS
18 391 (18.24%) React
19 380 (17.72%) .NET Core
20 347 (16.18%) Git (software)
21 337 (15.72%) Python
22 304 (14.18%) Finance
23 290 (13.53%) Test Automation
24 271 (12.64%) RESTful
24 271 (12.64%) Spring Boot
24 271 (12.64%) SQL Server
25 270 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
26 264 (12.31%) NoSQL

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 98 (4.57%) Confluence
2 76 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
3 67 (3.13%) Apache
4 50 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 45 (2.10%) CMS
6 26 (1.21%) nginx
6 26 (1.21%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.03%) IIS
8 19 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 14 (0.65%) NServiceBus
11 10 (0.47%) Drupal
11 10 (0.47%) WordPress
12 7 (0.33%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.28%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.23%) JBoss
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.23%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.14%) Anypoint
15 3 (0.14%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (0.42%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.047%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.047%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.37%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.19%) Eikon
3 4 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.047%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.047%) Ripple
4 1 (0.047%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 658 (30.69%) Azure
2 622 (29.01%) AWS
3 211 (9.84%) SaaS
4 156 (7.28%) Serverless
5 136 (6.34%) GCP
6 110 (5.13%) GitHub
7 80 (3.73%) PaaS
8 77 (3.59%) AWS Lambda
9 52 (2.43%) IaaS
10 50 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
11 42 (1.96%) OpenShift
12 38 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
13 36 (1.68%) Amazon S3
14 28 (1.31%) npm
15 26 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
17 18 (0.84%) Slack
18 15 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
18 15 (0.70%) Datadog
19 14 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.91%) HTTP
2 24 (1.12%) Internet
3 17 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.42%) VPN
5 8 (0.37%) Firewall
6 7 (0.33%) MQTT
7 5 (0.23%) AMQP
7 5 (0.23%) DMZ
7 5 (0.23%) SSL
8 4 (0.19%) InfiniBand
8 4 (0.19%) Network Security
8 4 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (0.19%) SSH
9 2 (0.093%) DNS
9 2 (0.093%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.093%) Skype
9 2 (0.093%) VLAN
9 2 (0.093%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.093%) Wireless
9 2 (0.093%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 264 (12.31%) NoSQL
3 135 (6.30%) MongoDB
4 132 (6.16%) Relational Database
5 119 (5.55%) Big Data
6 105 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
7 102 (4.76%) MySQL
8 62 (2.89%) Hadoop
9 48 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 33 (1.54%) Redis
11 28 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 23 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
16 21 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
16 21 (0.98%) Oracle Database
17 19 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
18 14 (0.65%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 347 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 260 (12.13%) Jenkins
3 172 (8.02%) Maven
4 168 (7.84%) JIRA
5 121 (5.64%) JUnit
6 90 (4.20%) Selenium
7 84 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 64 (2.99%) GitLab
9 56 (2.61%) NUnit
10 53 (2.47%) SonarQube
11 46 (2.15%) Bitbucket
12 40 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (1.68%) Subversion
13 36 (1.68%) Visual Studio
14 33 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (1.49%) Postman
15 32 (1.49%) TeamCity
16 31 (1.45%) SpecFlow
17 30 (1.40%) Gradle
18 28 (1.31%) WebDriver
General
1 304 (14.18%) Finance
2 75 (3.50%) Banking
3 59 (2.75%) Retail
4 57 (2.66%) Public Sector
5 34 (1.59%) Marketing
6 33 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.45%) Games
8 23 (1.07%) Law
8 23 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.93%) Legal
10 16 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.70%) Automotive
12 14 (0.65%) Electronics
12 14 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.51%) Back Office
14 7 (0.33%) Billing
14 7 (0.33%) Police
14 7 (0.33%) Publishing
15 6 (0.28%) Local Government
15 6 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,183 (55.18%) Developer
2 357 (16.65%) Java Developer
3 345 (16.09%) Software Engineer
4 292 (13.62%) Senior Developer
5 235 (10.96%) .NET Developer
6 186 (8.68%) Architect
7 182 (8.49%) Software Developer
8 145 (6.76%) C# Developer
9 117 (5.46%) Java Engineer
10 108 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
11 102 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
12 97 (4.52%) Lead Developer
13 96 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
14 94 (4.38%) Senior Software Engineer
15 84 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
16 80 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
17 75 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
18 74 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
18 74 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
19 69 (3.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (34.61%) .NET
2 433 (20.20%) AngularJS
3 427 (19.92%) Spring
4 421 (19.64%) HTML
5 399 (18.61%) CSS
5 399 (18.61%) Node.js
6 391 (18.24%) React
7 380 (17.72%) .NET Core
8 271 (12.64%) RESTful
8 271 (12.64%) Spring Boot
9 257 (11.99%) REST
10 227 (10.59%) Web Services
11 182 (8.49%) ASP.NET
12 179 (8.35%) .NET Framework
13 154 (7.18%) HTML5
14 136 (6.34%) Kafka
15 121 (5.64%) RabbitMQ
16 115 (5.36%) Hibernate
17 114 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 113 (5.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 181 (8.44%) Greenfield Project
2 105 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.66%) Mobile App
4 90 (4.20%) Cloud Native
5 86 (4.01%) User Experience
6 57 (2.66%) Public Cloud
7 56 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
8 48 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.54%) Algorithms
10 29 (1.35%) Data Structures
11 20 (0.93%) PKI
12 15 (0.70%) iPad
13 14 (0.65%) Cyberattack
13 14 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (0.51%) IVR
14 11 (0.51%) Robotics
14 11 (0.51%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.47%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.47%) Social Media
16 9 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 211 (9.84%) Linux
2 85 (3.96%) Windows
3 55 (2.57%) Android
4 44 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 30 (1.40%) CentOS
6 28 (1.31%) Unix
7 24 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.23%) Debian
11 2 (0.093%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.093%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.047%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.047%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.047%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,168 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 743 (34.65%) DevOps
3 644 (30.04%) Software Engineering
4 487 (22.71%) TDD
5 433 (20.20%) Scrum
6 290 (13.53%) Test Automation
7 270 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
8 225 (10.49%) BDD
9 221 (10.31%) MVC
10 195 (9.10%) Mentoring
11 182 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
12 170 (7.93%) Open Source
13 168 (7.84%) Machine Learning
14 154 (7.18%) Artificial Intelligence
15 150 (7.00%) Fintech
16 136 (6.34%) E-Commerce
17 131 (6.11%) OO
17 131 (6.11%) SOA
18 119 (5.55%) SDLC
19 116 (5.41%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 827 (38.57%) Java
2 773 (36.05%) C#
3 740 (34.51%) JavaScript
4 573 (26.73%) SQL
5 337 (15.72%) Python
6 189 (8.82%) Java 8
7 187 (8.72%) TypeScript
8 135 (6.30%) PHP
9 118 (5.50%) Go
10 107 (4.99%) Scala
11 92 (4.29%) C++
12 65 (3.03%) Ruby
13 60 (2.80%) Kotlin
14 54 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 37 (1.73%) PowerShell
16 35 (1.63%) T-SQL
17 31 (1.45%) C
18 25 (1.17%) ES6
19 18 (0.84%) Apple Swift
20 16 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 211 (9.84%) Degree
2 60 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 27 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 26 (1.21%) AWS Certification
6 12 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (0.33%) CISSP
7 7 (0.33%) ISEB
7 7 (0.33%) RHCE
8 6 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.19%) CEH
9 4 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.14%) CSSLP
10 3 (0.14%) GWAPT
10 3 (0.14%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.14%) ISSEP
10 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (6.16%) QA
2 20 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (0.93%) NIST
3 14 (0.65%) NCSC
3 14 (0.65%) NIST 800
4 7 (0.33%) GDPR
5 6 (0.28%) COBIT
6 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.19%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.093%) PMO
8 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.047%) SLA
System Software
1 646 (30.13%) Docker
2 17 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.70%) vSphere
4 13 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.28%) Postfix
5 6 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.19%) GPFS
6 4 (0.19%) Lustre
6 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 4 (0.19%) Varnish
6 4 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.19%) Xen
7 2 (0.093%) HDFS
8 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.047%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.047%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 409 (19.08%) Kubernetes
2 105 (4.90%) Terraform
3 93 (4.34%) Ansible
4 64 (2.99%) Puppet
5 28 (1.31%) Grafana
6 27 (1.26%) Prometheus
7 25 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (0.98%) Graphite
9 15 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (0.70%) Packer
10 11 (0.51%) Consul
11 10 (0.47%) Rancher
12 7 (0.33%) Kibana
12 7 (0.33%) logstash
13 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
14 5 (0.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 5 (0.23%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.23%) WSUS
14 5 (0.23%) yum
15 4 (0.19%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 226 (10.54%) Microsoft
2 114 (5.32%) Oracle
3 99 (4.62%) Google
4 30 (1.40%) VMware
5 28 (1.31%) Xamarin
6 27 (1.26%) Atlassian
7 23 (1.07%) SAP
8 21 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 14 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.56%) Veracode
11 10 (0.47%) Apple
11 10 (0.47%) Automation Anywhere
11 10 (0.47%) Blue Prism
11 10 (0.47%) Cisco
11 10 (0.47%) UiPath
12 8 (0.37%) BT
12 8 (0.37%) Jitterbit
12 8 (0.37%) Tableau
12 8 (0.37%) Zend
13 7 (0.33%) JD Edwards