Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 755 987
Rank change year-on-year -9 +232 +99
Permanent jobs citing CQRS 438 458 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 415 429 260
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,350 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 154,533 162,008 180,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.53% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 123,110 128,969 150,343
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CQRS in the UK

CQRS
Top 15 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 15 August 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 -24 419 £57,500 +15.00% 41
London +27 243 £65,000 -3.70% 16
UK excluding London +16 189 £50,000 +11.11% 28
South East +14 70 £50,000 +25.00% 7
East of England -3 49 £47,500 -9.52% 8
North of England +35 45 £55,000 +22.22% 8
North West +44 34 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Scotland +2 11 £60,000 -7.69% 2
Yorkshire +13 9 £55,000 +33.33% 1
Midlands +2 8 £43,750 -7.89% 2
West Midlands +19 7 £40,000 -15.79% 1
South West -26 3 £40,000 +6.67%
Wales - 3 £35,000 -
North East - 2 £30,000 - 2
East Midlands +8 1 £72,500 +70.59% 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 364 (83.11%) .NET
2 354 (80.82%) C#
3 321 (73.29%) Agile Software Development
4 280 (63.93%) TDD
5 263 (60.05%) Microservices
6 223 (50.91%) Domain-Driven Design
7 204 (46.58%) SQL Server
8 198 (45.21%) ASP.NET
9 189 (43.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 183 (41.78%) Amazon AWS
10 183 (41.78%) DevOps
11 154 (35.16%) AngularJS
12 149 (34.02%) OO
13 148 (33.79%) SOLID
14 146 (33.33%) MVC
15 140 (31.96%) BDD
16 133 (30.37%) JavaScript
16 133 (30.37%) RESTful
17 123 (28.08%) Google
18 121 (27.63%) Software Engineering
19 119 (27.17%) Finance
20 117 (26.71%) Open Source
20 117 (26.71%) Greenfield Project
21 116 (26.48%) Continuous Integration
22 114 (26.03%) ASP.NET MVC
22 114 (26.03%) ASP.NET Web API
23 113 (25.80%) React
24 101 (23.06%) WCF
25 94 (21.46%) SQL Server 2016
26 93 (21.23%) Games

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 73 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (4.11%) Confluence
3 9 (2.05%) NServiceBus
4 8 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.60%) CMS
6 5 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.91%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.46%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Actimize
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 189 (43.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (41.78%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (12.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 32 (7.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 31 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (7.08%) Amazon S3
6 22 (5.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (4.79%) GitHub
8 7 (1.60%) PaaS
8 7 (1.60%) SaaS
9 2 (0.46%) npm
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (20.55%) Internet
2 3 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (46.58%) SQL Server
2 94 (21.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 43 (9.82%) NoSQL
4 30 (6.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 25 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 15 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.20%) Redis
8 8 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.83%) MySQL
9 7 (1.60%) Big Data
10 5 (1.14%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.91%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.46%) Cosmos DB
13 2 (0.46%) Power BI
14 1 (0.23%) Couchbase
14 1 (0.23%) Event Store
14 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (15.07%) Visual Studio
2 59 (13.47%) TeamCity
3 58 (13.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 38 (8.68%) Jenkins
5 35 (7.99%) Visual Studio Team System
6 26 (5.94%) MSBuild
7 24 (5.48%) Bitbucket
7 24 (5.48%) Git (software)
8 22 (5.02%) JIRA
9 19 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (2.74%) JUnit
11 12 (2.74%) Maven
12 8 (1.83%) Gradle
12 8 (1.83%) Grunt
12 8 (1.83%) Mockito
13 7 (1.60%) Ant
14 6 (1.37%) Selenium
15 5 (1.14%) Vagrant
15 5 (1.14%) WebObjects
General
1 119 (27.17%) Finance
2 93 (21.23%) Games
3 47 (10.73%) Banking
4 8 (1.83%) Retail
5 4 (0.91%) Automotive
5 4 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (0.91%) Marketing
6 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.23%) German Language
7 1 (0.23%) Law
7 1 (0.23%) Military
7 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 374 (85.39%) Developer
2 254 (57.99%) .NET Developer
3 128 (29.22%) C# Developer
4 84 (19.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (18.26%) Senior Developer
6 64 (14.61%) Agile Developer
7 62 (14.16%) Software Engineer
8 55 (12.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 50 (11.42%) Java Developer
10 48 (10.96%) Senior .NET Developer
11 47 (10.73%) Agile .NET Developer
11 47 (10.73%) Architect
12 45 (10.27%) Agile C# Developer
13 41 (9.36%) Senior C# Developer
14 38 (8.68%) Junior
14 38 (8.68%) Junior Developer
15 37 (8.45%) .NET Software Developer
16 36 (8.22%) Java Engineer
17 34 (7.76%) Junior .NET Developer
18 31 (7.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (83.11%) .NET
2 198 (45.21%) ASP.NET
3 154 (35.16%) AngularJS
4 133 (30.37%) RESTful
5 114 (26.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 114 (26.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 113 (25.80%) React
7 101 (23.06%) WCF
8 92 (21.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 83 (18.95%) Web Services
10 74 (16.89%) Node.js
11 66 (15.07%) CSS
12 65 (14.84%) HTML
13 63 (14.38%) REST
14 58 (13.24%) .NET Core
15 51 (11.64%) .NET Framework
16 42 (9.59%) D3.js
16 42 (9.59%) RabbitMQ
17 38 (8.68%) LINQ
18 37 (8.45%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 117 (26.71%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (8.22%) Online Banking
3 27 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.88%) Fintech
5 16 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.28%) User Experience
7 9 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.37%) Blog
10 5 (1.14%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.91%) Marketing Technology
11 4 (0.91%) Robotics
12 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.46%) NHS
12 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.23%) PMI
13 1 (0.23%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.97%) Windows
2 10 (2.28%) Android
2 10 (2.28%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.23%) CentOS
4 1 (0.23%) Debian
4 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (73.29%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (63.93%) TDD
3 263 (60.05%) Microservices
4 223 (50.91%) Domain-Driven Design
5 183 (41.78%) DevOps
6 149 (34.02%) OO
7 148 (33.79%) SOLID
8 146 (33.33%) MVC
9 140 (31.96%) BDD
10 121 (27.63%) Software Engineering
11 117 (26.71%) Open Source
12 116 (26.48%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (20.55%) Web Application Development
14 64 (14.61%) Pair Programming
15 61 (13.93%) Continuous Delivery
15 61 (13.93%) Scrum
16 59 (13.47%) SOA
17 57 (13.01%) Continuous Deployment
18 54 (12.33%) Extreme Programming
19 51 (11.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 354 (80.82%) C#
2 133 (30.37%) JavaScript
3 75 (17.12%) Java
4 72 (16.44%) SQL
5 34 (7.76%) TypeScript
6 29 (6.62%) PowerShell
7 21 (4.79%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.34%) Java 8
9 16 (3.65%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.97%) Python
11 7 (1.60%) C
11 7 (1.60%) Scala
12 6 (1.37%) PHP
13 5 (1.14%) C++
14 3 (0.68%) Go
14 3 (0.68%) VB
15 2 (0.46%) ES6
15 2 (0.46%) Groovy
16 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (3.42%) Degree
2 11 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (0.46%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.68%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) GCP
2 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 65 (14.84%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (9.13%) Kubernetes
2 37 (8.45%) Kibana
3 32 (7.31%) Terraform
4 27 (6.16%) Puppet
5 23 (5.25%) Ansible
5 23 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.46%) Grafana
6 2 (0.46%) Graphite
6 2 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 123 (28.08%) Google
2 40 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.42%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.91%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.68%) Capita
7 2 (0.46%) Cadence
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle
7 2 (0.46%) Telerik
7 2 (0.46%) Zend
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.23%) VMware