Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (also Command-Query Separation)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 564 667 749
Rank change year-on-year +103 +82 -23
Permanent jobs citing CQRS 212 414 374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 199 280 342
Median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £50,500 £27,500 £37,625
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% +31.25%

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 58,876 116,316 139,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.35% 92.12% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47,493 93,197 111,139
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,569 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +1.27% -

CQRS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CQRS in the UK

CQRS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CQRS.

Salary trend for CQRS in the UK

CQRS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CQRS over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Salary histogram for CQRS in the UK

CQRS
Top 14 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 21 January 2021. 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 +92 207 £80,000 +10.34% 12
London +80 149 £87,500 +4.48% 9
UK excluding London +134 54 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Work from Home -40 37 £75,000 +66.67% 2
Midlands +104 21 £75,000 +76.47% 1
West Midlands +88 20 £75,000 +20.97%
South East +137 16 £57,500 +4.55%
North of England +71 8 £47,500 +15.15%
North West +78 7 £43,250 -17.62%
South West +67 5 £42,500 - 1
East of England +101 2 £100,000 +66.67% 1
Scotland +44 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire +39 1 £57,500 +91.67%
Wales - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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.

1 164 (77.36%) Microservices
2 119 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (47.64%) DevOps
4 97 (45.75%) Java
4 97 (45.75%) Domain-Driven Design
5 96 (45.28%) .NET
6 93 (43.87%) Test Automation
7 88 (41.51%) JavaScript
8 82 (38.68%) TDD
8 82 (38.68%) React
9 81 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
10 70 (33.02%) MVC
11 69 (32.55%) C#
12 65 (30.66%) Microsoft
13 63 (29.72%) Spring
13 63 (29.72%) Azure
14 62 (29.25%) NoSQL
15 60 (28.30%) RESTful
16 59 (27.83%) SQL Server
16 59 (27.83%) Kubernetes
17 57 (26.89%) SQL
17 57 (26.89%) Open Source
18 55 (25.94%) CSS
19 54 (25.47%) Finance
19 54 (25.47%) Docker
20 53 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 53 (25.00%) Node.js
21 51 (24.06%) REST
22 46 (21.70%) Dependency Injection
22 46 (21.70%) jQuery

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 26 (12.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.55%) Confluence
3 7 (3.30%) GlassFish
3 7 (3.30%) JBoss
3 7 (3.30%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.89%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (1.89%) InVision
1 4 (1.89%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Sentinel
2 7 (3.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (1.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 63 (29.72%) Azure
2 37 (17.45%) PaaS
3 34 (16.04%) SaaS
4 28 (13.21%) Dynamics 365
4 28 (13.21%) Power Platform
5 25 (11.79%) AWS
6 19 (8.96%) GitHub
7 9 (4.25%) npm
8 7 (3.30%) Serverless
9 5 (2.36%) NuGet
9 5 (2.36%) Slack
9 5 (2.36%) Trello
10 4 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (1.89%) Logic Apps
11 3 (1.42%) Datadog
11 3 (1.42%) IaaS
12 1 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.47%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (29.25%) NoSQL
2 59 (27.83%) SQL Server
3 34 (16.04%) MongoDB
4 31 (14.62%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (13.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 28 (13.21%) Data Lake
6 13 (6.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (6.13%) Big Data
7 8 (3.77%) Redis
8 7 (3.30%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.83%) HBase
10 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.89%) Event Store
11 4 (1.89%) RavenDB
12 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.94%) MySQL
14 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (17.45%) JUnit
2 36 (16.98%) Mockito
3 23 (10.85%) Jenkins
4 21 (9.91%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.02%) JIRA
6 13 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (5.66%) TeamCity
8 10 (4.72%) SonarQube
9 9 (4.25%) GitLab
9 9 (4.25%) Maven
9 9 (4.25%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.77%) Vagrant
11 7 (3.30%) Apache Archiva
11 7 (3.30%) Artifactory
11 7 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.30%) Bitbucket
11 7 (3.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (2.36%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 54 (25.47%) Finance
2 18 (8.49%) Back Office
3 16 (7.55%) Banking
4 4 (1.89%) Front Office
5 2 (0.94%) Advertising
5 2 (0.94%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 147 (69.34%) Developer
2 63 (29.72%) Java Developer
3 50 (23.58%) Architect
4 39 (18.40%) Software Developer
5 36 (16.98%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 32 (15.09%) Senior Developer
7 29 (13.68%) .NET Developer
8 24 (11.32%) Applications Architect
8 24 (11.32%) Enterprise Architect
9 21 (9.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (9.91%) C# Developer
10 19 (8.96%) Enterprise Applications Architect
11 17 (8.02%) SaaS Architect
12 16 (7.55%) Azure Architect
12 16 (7.55%) Lead Developer
13 15 (7.08%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (6.13%) .NET Architect
15 12 (5.66%) Software Engineer
16 11 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
17 10 (4.72%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (45.28%) .NET
2 82 (38.68%) React
3 63 (29.72%) Spring
4 60 (28.30%) RESTful
5 55 (25.94%) CSS
6 53 (25.00%) Node.js
6 53 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 51 (24.06%) REST
8 46 (21.70%) jQuery
9 37 (17.45%) Kafka
10 36 (16.98%) Apache Camel
10 36 (16.98%) JAX-RS
10 36 (16.98%) JMS
10 36 (16.98%) Spring Integration
11 35 (16.51%) .NET Core
12 29 (13.68%) XML
13 27 (12.74%) AngularJS
14 25 (11.79%) .NET Framework
14 25 (11.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (11.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.74%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.02%) N-Tier
3 16 (7.55%) Algorithms
4 13 (6.13%) Blog
5 12 (5.66%) Cloud Native
6 11 (5.19%) Social Media
7 9 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.83%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.36%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.89%) iPhone
10 4 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.89%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.42%) User Experience
12 2 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.19%) Linux
2 8 (3.77%) VMS
3 5 (2.36%) Android
3 5 (2.36%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (77.36%) Microservices
2 119 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (47.64%) DevOps
4 97 (45.75%) Domain-Driven Design
5 93 (43.87%) Test Automation
6 82 (38.68%) TDD
7 81 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (33.02%) MVC
9 57 (26.89%) Open Source
10 46 (21.70%) Dependency Injection
11 44 (20.75%) Software Engineering
12 41 (19.34%) Fintech
13 40 (18.87%) Pair Programming
14 39 (18.40%) SOA
15 32 (15.09%) Deployment Automation
16 27 (12.74%) BDD
17 24 (11.32%) Data Development
17 24 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (9.91%) SOLID
19 20 (9.43%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (45.75%) Java
2 88 (41.51%) JavaScript
3 69 (32.55%) C#
4 57 (26.89%) SQL
5 36 (16.98%) Java 8
6 16 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 16 (7.55%) Scala
7 13 (6.13%) Python
7 13 (6.13%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.19%) ES6
9 10 (4.72%) Go
9 10 (4.72%) Kotlin
10 9 (4.25%) Erlang
10 9 (4.25%) F#
10 9 (4.25%) Haskell
11 5 (2.36%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.36%) Ruby
11 5 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.89%) ES8
13 3 (1.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (18.40%) SC Cleared
1 39 (18.40%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.32%) Degree
3 19 (8.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (25.47%) Docker
2 8 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 8 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 59 (27.83%) Kubernetes
2 13 (6.13%) Terraform
3 8 (3.77%) Istio
4 7 (3.30%) Marathon
4 7 (3.30%) Mesos
4 7 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.36%) MIIS
6 3 (1.42%) Grafana
6 3 (1.42%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.42%) Zipkin
7 2 (0.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 65 (30.66%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.32%) Databricks
3 15 (7.08%) VMware
4 7 (3.30%) Facebook
4 7 (3.30%) IBM
5 5 (2.36%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.89%) Adobe
6 4 (1.89%) Sparx
7 3 (1.42%) PagerDuty
8 2 (0.94%) Zend
9 1 (0.47%) Google
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle