Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CQRS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CQRS over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (also Command-Query Separation)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 776 744 949
Rank change year-on-year -32 +205 +140
Permanent jobs citing CQRS 391 488 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 338 456 248
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +37.50%
10th Percentile £30,250 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.88% -5.56% +12.50%

CQRS 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,510 164,941 172,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.47% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 117,253 130,473 143,786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

CQRS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CQRS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CQRS in the UK

CQRS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CQRS.

Salary trend for CQRS in the UK

CQRS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CQRS over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CQRS in the UK

CQRS
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CQRS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
England -64 371 £62,500 +8.70% 59
London -21 221 £70,000 - 41
UK excluding London +3 160 £53,500 +25.88% 20
North of England +71 55 £60,000 +33.33% 7
North West +58 51 £60,000 +33.33% 6
South East -29 50 £50,000 +25.00% 6
East of England +23 37 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Midlands +18 6 £42,500 -10.53% 1
West Midlands +30 5 £47,500 -
Scotland 0 5 £36,250 +0.69% 2
Northern Ireland -5 3 - -
North East - 3 £37,500 -
Wales +2 2 £35,000 -12.50%
South West -9 2 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Yorkshire +32 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing CQRS 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 with a requirement for CQRS.

1 338 (86.45%) .NET
2 326 (83.38%) C#
3 283 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
4 236 (60.36%) TDD
5 207 (52.94%) Domain-Driven Design
6 205 (52.43%) Microservices
7 174 (44.50%) SQL Server
8 165 (42.20%) ASP.NET
9 151 (38.62%) Microsoft Azure
10 150 (38.36%) AngularJS
11 142 (36.32%) MVC
12 139 (35.55%) Greenfield Project
13 125 (31.97%) SOLID
14 124 (31.71%) OO
15 122 (31.20%) BDD
16 119 (30.43%) JavaScript
17 115 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
18 114 (29.16%) DevOps
19 108 (27.62%) ASP.NET MVC
20 103 (26.34%) React
21 101 (25.83%) ASP.NET Web API
22 94 (24.04%) WCF
23 93 (23.79%) Games
23 93 (23.79%) SQL Server 2016
24 91 (23.27%) Finance
24 91 (23.27%) Internet
25 89 (22.76%) Software Engineering
25 89 (22.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 89 (22.76%) Web Application Development
26 86 (21.99%) SQL

CQRS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 54 (13.81%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.84%) NServiceBus
3 13 (3.32%) Confluence
4 8 (2.05%) nginx
5 3 (0.77%) JBoss
5 3 (0.77%) WildFly
6 2 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.79%) Actimize
2 7 (1.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 151 (38.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (3.84%) GitHub
4 15 (3.84%) SaaS
5 14 (3.58%) PaaS
6 13 (3.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.05%) Amazon S3
7 8 (2.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (23.27%) Internet
2 2 (0.51%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (44.50%) SQL Server
2 93 (23.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 44 (11.25%) MongoDB
4 42 (10.74%) NoSQL
5 26 (6.65%) Redis
6 20 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (4.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (3.58%) Power BI
10 13 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (2.30%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (2.30%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.28%) Big Data
13 4 (1.02%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (14.83%) Octopus Deploy
2 48 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 44 (11.25%) TeamCity
4 43 (11.00%) Visual Studio
5 32 (8.18%) Jenkins
6 26 (6.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (6.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (5.12%) Maven
9 19 (4.86%) Bitbucket
10 16 (4.09%) JUnit
11 15 (3.84%) JIRA
12 14 (3.58%) Ant
12 14 (3.58%) Gradle
12 14 (3.58%) Mockito
12 14 (3.58%) MSBuild
13 10 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
15 3 (0.77%) Arquillian
15 3 (0.77%) Selenium
15 3 (0.77%) Vagrant
General
1 93 (23.79%) Games
2 91 (23.27%) Finance
3 36 (9.21%) Banking
4 11 (2.81%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (1.28%) Retail
6 4 (1.02%) Marketing
7 3 (0.77%) German Language
7 3 (0.77%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 308 (78.77%) Developer
2 208 (53.20%) .NET Developer
3 114 (29.16%) C# Developer
4 58 (14.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 58 (14.83%) Senior Developer
5 45 (11.51%) Software Engineer
6 39 (9.97%) Agile Developer
7 32 (8.18%) Junior
7 32 (8.18%) Junior .NET Developer
7 32 (8.18%) Junior Developer
7 32 (8.18%) Senior .NET Developer
8 31 (7.93%) Agile .NET Developer
9 28 (7.16%) Agile C# Developer
10 27 (6.91%) Architect
11 26 (6.65%) .NET Software Developer
11 26 (6.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 24 (6.14%) C# Software Engineer
13 23 (5.88%) Java Developer
13 23 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
14 22 (5.63%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (86.45%) .NET
2 165 (42.20%) ASP.NET
3 150 (38.36%) AngularJS
4 108 (27.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 103 (26.34%) React
6 101 (25.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 94 (24.04%) WCF
8 89 (22.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 76 (19.44%) .NET Framework
10 73 (18.67%) HTML
11 69 (17.65%) REST
12 68 (17.39%) Node.js
13 65 (16.62%) RESTful
14 61 (15.60%) Redux
15 55 (14.07%) CSS
16 54 (13.81%) .NET Core
17 46 (11.76%) Web Services
18 41 (10.49%) RabbitMQ
19 29 (7.42%) Kafka
20 28 (7.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 139 (35.55%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.35%) Online Banking
5 16 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.32%) Fintech
6 13 (3.32%) User Experience
7 12 (3.07%) Tandem
8 10 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (2.30%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.53%) Blog
11 5 (1.28%) NHS
12 4 (1.02%) Marketing Technology
12 4 (1.02%) Robotics
13 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
15 1 (0.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.86%) Android
1 19 (4.86%) Apple iOS
2 5 (1.28%) Windows
3 3 (0.77%) Linux
3 3 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (72.38%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (60.36%) TDD
3 207 (52.94%) Domain-Driven Design
4 205 (52.43%) Microservices
5 142 (36.32%) MVC
6 125 (31.97%) SOLID
7 124 (31.71%) OO
8 122 (31.20%) BDD
9 114 (29.16%) DevOps
10 89 (22.76%) Software Engineering
10 89 (22.76%) Web Application Development
11 82 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (18.93%) Scrum
13 70 (17.90%) Open Source
13 70 (17.90%) Test Automation
14 57 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (11.76%) User Stories
16 45 (11.51%) Data Science
17 42 (10.74%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 39 (9.97%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 326 (83.38%) C#
2 119 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 86 (21.99%) SQL
4 57 (14.58%) Java
5 27 (6.91%) TypeScript
6 22 (5.63%) Java 8
7 21 (5.37%) Python
8 18 (4.60%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.30%) Scala
10 8 (2.05%) C
10 8 (2.05%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.28%) F#
11 5 (1.28%) PHP
11 5 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.77%) C++
12 3 (0.77%) Go
12 3 (0.77%) Groovy
13 2 (0.51%) Clojure
13 2 (0.51%) Haskell
13 2 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (8.70%) Degree
2 16 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.28%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (4.86%) Kubernetes
2 18 (4.60%) Kibana
3 12 (3.07%) Ansible
3 12 (3.07%) Puppet
4 11 (2.81%) Grafana
4 11 (2.81%) Graphite
5 10 (2.56%) Terraform
6 8 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.51%) logstash
Vendors
1 58 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.55%) Google
3 33 (8.44%) Cadence
4 14 (3.58%) Telerik
5 13 (3.32%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.05%) Oracle
7 4 (1.02%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.26%) New Relic
8 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.26%) Splunk
8 1 (0.26%) Twitter
8 1 (0.26%) VMware