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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 92 51 37
Rank change year-on-year -41 -14 +109
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 287 321 187
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.34% 4.91% 5.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 5.30% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 197 256 146
10th Percentile £40,910 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,550 £81,250 £68,125
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -7.14%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,307 6,059 2,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 96.68% 92.76% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,284 4,530 2,433
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,375 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in the West Midlands

Microservices
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Microservices in the West Midlands

Microservices
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Microservices in the West Midlands

Microservices
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Birmingham -33 134 £65,000 +8.33% 18
Warwickshire -41 45 £55,000 -12.00% 5
Coventry -17 36 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Staffordshire -13 15 £60,000 - 2
Worcestershire +2 14 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Shropshire -4 7 £56,500 +13.00% 4
Wednesbury +6 6 £52,500 -19.23%
Wolverhampton - 4 - - 1
Solihull -2 3 £80,000 -
Dudley - 3 - -
Walsall -9 1 £57,500 +25.00%
Microservices
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 182 (63.41%) Agile
2 140 (48.78%) Java
3 124 (43.21%) AWS
4 112 (39.02%) DevOps
5 106 (36.93%) Azure
6 93 (32.40%) Kubernetes
7 87 (30.31%) Software Engineering
8 76 (26.48%) Docker
9 75 (26.13%) .NET
10 70 (24.39%) React
11 69 (24.04%) RESTful
12 67 (23.34%) Spring
13 66 (23.00%) SQL
13 66 (23.00%) CI/CD
14 60 (20.91%) Containerisation
14 60 (20.91%) C#
15 58 (20.21%) Scrum
15 58 (20.21%) Social Skills
16 57 (19.86%) REST
17 55 (19.16%) NoSQL
17 55 (19.16%) JavaScript
17 55 (19.16%) TDD
18 52 (18.12%) HTML
19 51 (17.77%) Git (software)
19 51 (17.77%) Full Stack Development
20 50 (17.42%) Python
21 48 (16.72%) JIRA
22 47 (16.38%) Node.js
23 46 (16.03%) Microsoft
24 45 (15.68%) Test Automation

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 21 (7.32%) Confluence
2 12 (4.18%) Umbraco
3 8 (2.79%) JBoss
4 6 (2.09%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.09%) ColdFusion
4 6 (2.09%) GlassFish
4 6 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.09%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.05%) Apache
6 2 (0.70%) Headless CMS
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) Appian
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) nginx
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 124 (43.21%) AWS
2 106 (36.93%) Azure
3 40 (13.94%) SaaS
4 25 (8.71%) GCP
5 24 (8.36%) Serverless
6 16 (5.57%) OpenShift
7 15 (5.23%) Azure DevOps
8 14 (4.88%) PaaS
9 13 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (4.18%) GitHub
11 10 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (3.14%) IaaS
13 8 (2.79%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (2.79%) Cloud Functions
14 7 (2.44%) Azure AKS
15 5 (1.74%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (1.74%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (1.74%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.92%) HTTP
2 15 (5.23%) DNS
2 15 (5.23%) SSH
2 15 (5.23%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.48%) Software-Defined Networking
4 8 (2.79%) Firewall
5 7 (2.44%) Internet
6 6 (2.09%) AMQP
7 3 (1.05%) Broadband
7 3 (1.05%) SD-WAN
7 3 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (19.16%) NoSQL
2 40 (13.94%) SQL Server
3 27 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.23%) MySQL
7 10 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.09%) SQLite
9 5 (1.74%) Data Lake
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.39%) DynamoDB
10 4 (1.39%) Flink
11 3 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.05%) Redis
12 2 (0.70%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.70%) Big Data
12 2 (0.70%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.70%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 48 (16.72%) JIRA
3 31 (10.80%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.88%) JUnit
5 9 (3.14%) GitLab
5 9 (3.14%) Mockito
6 8 (2.79%) Maven
6 8 (2.79%) Subversion
7 7 (2.44%) Gradle
7 7 (2.44%) Selenium
8 6 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.09%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.39%) Ant
9 4 (1.39%) Postman
10 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.70%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.70%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.70%) Gatling
General
1 58 (20.21%) Social Skills
2 39 (13.59%) Finance
3 20 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 15 (5.23%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.83%) Influencing Skills
7 10 (3.48%) Retail
8 9 (3.14%) Banking
8 9 (3.14%) Investment Banking
8 9 (3.14%) Law
8 9 (3.14%) Legal
9 8 (2.79%) Public Sector
10 6 (2.09%) Marketing
11 5 (1.74%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (1.39%) Automotive
13 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.35%) Back Office
14 1 (0.35%) Electronics
14 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 112 (39.02%) Developer
2 54 (18.82%) Java Developer
3 35 (12.20%) Architect
4 34 (11.85%) Senior Developer
5 31 (10.80%) Lead Developer
6 28 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 28 (9.76%) Lead Java Developer
7 27 (9.41%) Software Engineer
8 22 (7.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (7.67%) Software Developer
9 20 (6.97%) Junior
9 20 (6.97%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (6.62%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (5.92%) .NET Developer
12 15 (5.23%) Java Engineer
12 15 (5.23%) Junior Developer
13 14 (4.88%) Junior Java Developer
14 11 (3.83%) SQL Developer
14 11 (3.83%) SQL Server Developer
15 10 (3.48%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (26.13%) .NET
2 70 (24.39%) React
3 69 (24.04%) RESTful
4 67 (23.34%) Spring
5 57 (19.86%) REST
6 52 (18.12%) HTML
7 47 (16.38%) Node.js
8 40 (13.94%) AngularJS
9 39 (13.59%) CSS
10 29 (10.10%) .NET Core
10 29 (10.10%) Spring Boot
11 28 (9.76%) Kafka
11 28 (9.76%) SOAP
12 20 (6.97%) .NET Framework
13 16 (5.57%) ASP.NET
13 16 (5.57%) HTML5
13 16 (5.57%) Middleware
14 15 (5.23%) Web Services
15 14 (4.88%) Sass
16 13 (4.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.32%) Linux Command Line
1 21 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.27%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.92%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.18%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.83%) Life Science
6 10 (3.48%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (3.48%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.14%) Cloud Native
7 9 (3.14%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (3.14%) Data Structures
7 9 (3.14%) EPoS
7 9 (3.14%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.79%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.09%) Wiki
10 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.05%) Hackathon
12 3 (1.05%) IoT
13 2 (0.70%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.20%) Linux
2 26 (9.06%) Unix
3 16 (5.57%) Windows
4 15 (5.23%) CentOS
5 7 (2.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Android
6 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (63.41%) Agile
2 112 (39.02%) DevOps
3 87 (30.31%) Software Engineering
4 66 (23.00%) CI/CD
5 60 (20.91%) Containerisation
6 58 (20.21%) Scrum
7 55 (19.16%) TDD
8 51 (17.77%) Full Stack Development
9 45 (15.68%) Test Automation
10 44 (15.33%) Mentoring
11 34 (11.85%) Web Development
12 33 (11.50%) BDD
12 33 (11.50%) SDLC
13 30 (10.45%) MVC
13 30 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (10.10%) Machine Learning
15 27 (9.41%) Computer Science
15 27 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (9.06%) Coaching
17 25 (8.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 140 (48.78%) Java
2 66 (23.00%) SQL
3 60 (20.91%) C#
4 55 (19.16%) JavaScript
5 50 (17.42%) Python
6 20 (6.97%) Bash
7 19 (6.62%) Perl
8 16 (5.57%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.18%) PHP
10 10 (3.48%) Go
11 8 (2.79%) C++
12 6 (2.09%) C
12 6 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.74%) Ruby
14 4 (1.39%) Scala
14 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.39%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.39%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.70%) ES6
15 2 (0.70%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 18 (6.27%) Degree
2 17 (5.92%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.14%) Azure Certification
5 8 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.35%) CISSP
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.67%) QA
2 10 (3.48%) GDPR
2 10 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.79%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (26.48%) Docker
2 4 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 93 (32.40%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.97%) Terraform
3 14 (4.88%) Ansible
4 10 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.74%) Argo
5 5 (1.74%) Istio
5 5 (1.74%) Puppet
5 5 (1.74%) Rancher
6 2 (0.70%) Kibana
7 1 (0.35%) CASB
Vendors
1 46 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.92%) Oracle
3 16 (5.57%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.14%) Apple
4 9 (3.14%) Google
5 8 (2.79%) Databricks
6 3 (1.05%) BT
6 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.05%) SAP
7 2 (0.70%) Splunk
8 1 (0.35%) Informatica
8 1 (0.35%) Netezza
8 1 (0.35%) Xamarin