Period
to 17 April 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 633 601 774
Rank change year-on-year -32 +173 -61
Permanent jobs citing CQRS 232 400 346
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.39% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 198 335 284
10th Percentile £57,125 £35,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £90,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% +21.74%
75th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £115,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £42,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +64.71% -20.93% +34.38%

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 77,807 102,415 137,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.47% 92.18% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59,817 82,278 109,099
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,900 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.95% +5.56% -

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 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for CQRS in the UK

CQRS
Top 13 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 April 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 -14 219 £81,250 -9.72% 36
London -20 164 £90,000 - 22
UK excluding London +92 59 £70,000 +64.71% 16
Work from Home -100 54 £75,000 +76.47% 16
South East +71 18 £62,500 +19.05% 1
Midlands +47 18 £80,000 +100.00% 1
West Midlands +30 16 £77,500 +25.00%
South West +14 10 £56,250 +20.97% 4
Scotland +14 6 £58,750 +113.64% 2
North of England +43 4 £61,250 +104.17% 8
East of England +46 3 £100,000 +110.53%
North West +38 3 £62,500 +108.33% 4
North East - 1 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 179 (77.16%) Microservices
2 150 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (59.05%) .NET
4 123 (53.02%) DevOps
5 100 (43.10%) C#
6 86 (37.07%) Domain-Driven Design
7 78 (33.62%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (33.62%) JavaScript
7 78 (33.62%) Microsoft
7 78 (33.62%) TDD
8 77 (33.19%) Java
9 74 (31.90%) Azure
10 69 (29.74%) React
11 68 (29.31%) Docker
12 66 (28.45%) SQL
13 65 (28.02%) MVC
13 65 (28.02%) Test Automation
14 61 (26.29%) Kubernetes
15 59 (25.43%) .NET Framework
16 58 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 56 (24.14%) Finance
17 56 (24.14%) SOA
18 53 (22.84%) NoSQL
19 52 (22.41%) CSS
20 51 (21.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 47 (20.26%) jQuery
22 46 (19.83%) AWS
23 45 (19.40%) Open Source
23 45 (19.40%) SOLID
23 45 (19.40%) .NET Core

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 22 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.59%) Confluence
4 5 (2.16%) Apache Pulsar
5 4 (1.72%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.72%) JBoss
5 4 (1.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.29%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.86%) Apache
7 2 (0.86%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (1.29%) InVision
1 3 (1.29%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 4 (1.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 74 (31.90%) Azure
2 46 (19.83%) AWS
3 38 (16.38%) SaaS
4 36 (15.52%) PaaS
5 22 (9.48%) Dynamics 365
5 22 (9.48%) Power Platform
6 14 (6.03%) Serverless
7 11 (4.74%) GitHub
8 10 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (3.45%) npm
10 7 (3.02%) GCP
11 6 (2.59%) IaaS
11 6 (2.59%) Slack
12 5 (2.16%) NuGet
12 5 (2.16%) Trello
13 3 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.29%) Azure Functions
13 3 (1.29%) Datadog
13 3 (1.29%) Logic Apps
14 2 (0.86%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (22.84%) NoSQL
3 38 (16.38%) MongoDB
4 34 (14.66%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
6 22 (9.48%) Data Lake
7 13 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.88%) Redis
9 8 (3.45%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.45%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.59%) Big Data
10 6 (2.59%) HBase
10 6 (2.59%) NewSQL
10 6 (2.59%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.72%) MySQL
12 3 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.86%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
13 2 (0.86%) Event Store
13 2 (0.86%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 30 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
3 21 (9.05%) Jenkins
4 20 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (6.47%) TeamCity
6 11 (4.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (3.88%) JUnit
7 9 (3.88%) Maven
7 9 (3.88%) Mockito
7 9 (3.88%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.02%) GitLab
8 7 (3.02%) JIRA
8 7 (3.02%) NUnit
8 7 (3.02%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (2.59%) Gradle
9 6 (2.59%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.16%) Postman
10 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (1.72%) Apache Archiva
11 4 (1.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 56 (24.14%) Finance
2 23 (9.91%) Back Office
3 9 (3.88%) Banking
4 4 (1.72%) Games
5 3 (1.29%) Marketing
6 2 (0.86%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (59.05%) Developer
2 61 (26.29%) Senior Developer
3 57 (24.57%) Architect
4 43 (18.53%) Software Developer
5 38 (16.38%) .NET Developer
5 38 (16.38%) Java Developer
6 30 (12.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (9.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (9.05%) C# Developer
7 21 (9.05%) Enterprise Architect
8 19 (8.19%) Applications Architect
9 18 (7.76%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (6.90%) Software Engineer
11 15 (6.47%) AWS Architect
11 15 (6.47%) Azure Architect
11 15 (6.47%) Enterprise Applications Architect
12 13 (5.60%) SaaS Architect
13 12 (5.17%) Consultant
14 11 (4.74%) Lead Developer
14 11 (4.74%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (59.05%) .NET
2 69 (29.74%) React
3 59 (25.43%) .NET Framework
4 52 (22.41%) CSS
5 51 (21.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 47 (20.26%) jQuery
7 45 (19.40%) .NET Core
8 41 (17.67%) Entity Framework
9 40 (17.24%) RESTful
10 38 (16.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (15.95%) Node.js
11 37 (15.95%) Spring
12 30 (12.93%) AngularJS
13 27 (11.64%) Kafka
14 24 (10.34%) REST
14 24 (10.34%) Web Services
15 23 (9.91%) XML
16 22 (9.48%) ASP.NET
17 20 (8.62%) Ajax
18 19 (8.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 22 (9.48%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (8.62%) Cloud Native
4 19 (8.19%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (6.03%) Algorithms
6 13 (5.60%) Blog
7 11 (4.74%) iPhone
7 11 (4.74%) Renewable Energy
8 10 (4.31%) User Experience
9 9 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (3.88%) Social Media
10 7 (3.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (2.16%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.72%) Hedge funds
13 3 (1.29%) Podcast
14 2 (0.86%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.74%) Android
1 11 (4.74%) Linux
2 4 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (77.16%) Microservices
2 150 (64.66%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (53.02%) DevOps
4 86 (37.07%) Domain-Driven Design
5 78 (33.62%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (33.62%) TDD
6 65 (28.02%) MVC
6 65 (28.02%) Test Automation
7 56 (24.14%) SOA
8 45 (19.40%) Open Source
8 45 (19.40%) SOLID
9 44 (18.97%) Software Engineering
10 39 (16.81%) Fintech
11 38 (16.38%) Data Development
12 35 (15.09%) BDD
13 33 (14.22%) Deployment Automation
14 26 (11.21%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (11.21%) Scrum
15 25 (10.78%) Dependency Injection
16 23 (9.91%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 100 (43.10%) C#
2 78 (33.62%) JavaScript
3 77 (33.19%) Java
4 66 (28.45%) SQL
5 19 (8.19%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.03%) Kotlin
7 13 (5.60%) F#
8 12 (5.17%) TypeScript
9 11 (4.74%) Erlang
9 11 (4.74%) Java 8
9 11 (4.74%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.74%) Scala
10 10 (4.31%) Haskell
11 9 (3.88%) Python
12 7 (3.02%) ES6
13 5 (2.16%) Clojure
13 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.72%) Ruby
15 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (10.78%) Degree
2 20 (8.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.31%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 68 (29.31%) Docker
2 8 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 8 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 61 (26.29%) Kubernetes
2 17 (7.33%) Terraform
3 5 (2.16%) MIIS
4 4 (1.72%) Ansible
4 4 (1.72%) Marathon
4 4 (1.72%) Mesos
4 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.29%) Grafana
5 3 (1.29%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.29%) Zipkin
6 1 (0.43%) Istio
Vendors
1 78 (33.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.62%) Databricks
3 11 (4.74%) VMware
4 8 (3.45%) Google
5 4 (1.72%) Facebook
5 4 (1.72%) IBM
5 4 (1.72%) Sparx
6 3 (1.29%) Adobe
6 3 (1.29%) PagerDuty
7 2 (0.86%) GoldenSource
7 2 (0.86%) Samsung
7 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.43%) OpenText
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle
8 1 (0.43%) Zend