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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 24 28
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 7,494 3,608 789
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 9.39% 9.59% 8.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.72% 10.13% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,402 2,704 715
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,735 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% +4.00% -10.71%
75th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £93,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 77,102 35,632 8,284
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 96.64% 94.76% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43,311 27,638 7,078
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,138
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.25% -4.11%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Microservices
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microservices as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Microservices trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microservices
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microservices.

Microservices salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microservices
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Microservices over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Microservices salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Microservices job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Microservices.

1 4,286 (57.19%) Agile
2 3,411 (45.52%) AWS
3 3,183 (42.47%) Software Engineering
4 3,024 (40.35%) Java
5 2,978 (39.74%) Docker
6 2,873 (38.34%) Kubernetes
7 2,542 (33.92%) CI/CD
8 2,405 (32.09%) React
9 2,349 (31.35%) DevOps
10 2,344 (31.28%) JavaScript
11 2,082 (27.78%) Azure
12 1,907 (25.45%) Finance
13 1,841 (24.57%) TDD
14 1,742 (23.25%) Node.js
15 1,707 (22.78%) Scrum
16 1,676 (22.36%) SQL
17 1,629 (21.74%) Social Skills
18 1,591 (21.23%) .NET
19 1,557 (20.78%) C#
20 1,491 (19.90%) Python
21 1,473 (19.66%) Full Stack Development
22 1,468 (19.59%) TypeScript
23 1,438 (19.19%) Spring
24 1,398 (18.65%) RESTful
25 1,389 (18.53%) Git (software)
26 1,299 (17.33%) Test Automation
27 1,228 (16.39%) REST
28 1,191 (15.89%) GCP
29 1,188 (15.85%) Kafka
30 1,118 (14.92%) NoSQL

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 174 (2.32%) Confluence
2 98 (1.31%) Apache
3 81 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 76 (1.01%) CMS
5 75 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
6 48 (0.64%) nginx
7 47 (0.63%) IIS
8 33 (0.44%) WordPress
9 29 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
10 23 (0.31%) Headless CMS
11 22 (0.29%) SharePoint
12 17 (0.23%) JBoss
12 17 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.21%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.19%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.17%) Apache Pulsar
16 12 (0.16%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.15%) GlassFish
17 11 (0.15%) OpenStack
18 10 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 11 (0.15%) MS Visio
2 11 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (0.12%) AutoCAD
3 9 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.093%) LaTeX
5 6 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.080%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.027%) Sketch
7 1 (0.013%) InVision
7 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 93 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
2 53 (0.71%) Shopify
3 25 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
4 24 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 20 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.25%) Magento
7 16 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
9 8 (0.11%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
10 4 (0.053%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 2 (0.027%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.027%) SystmOne
12 1 (0.013%) Odoo
12 1 (0.013%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3,411 (45.52%) AWS
2 2,082 (27.78%) Azure
3 1,191 (15.89%) GCP
4 1,087 (14.50%) Serverless
5 843 (11.25%) SaaS
6 713 (9.51%) GitHub
7 662 (8.83%) AWS Lambda
8 390 (5.20%) Amazon S3
9 377 (5.03%) Amazon SQS
10 373 (4.98%) Cloud Computing
11 326 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
12 324 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
13 278 (3.71%) AWS CloudFormation
14 235 (3.14%) Datadog
15 191 (2.55%) PaaS
16 166 (2.22%) Amazon ECS
17 165 (2.20%) Amazon EKS
18 129 (1.72%) AWS Fargate
19 127 (1.69%) Azure Functions
20 114 (1.52%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 152 (2.03%) HTTP
2 132 (1.76%) Internet
3 64 (0.85%) DNS
4 45 (0.60%) Broadband
5 39 (0.52%) Firewall
6 33 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.25%) AMQP
8 18 (0.24%) Skype
9 17 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (0.20%) SMS
11 14 (0.19%) PPP
11 14 (0.19%) VPN
12 13 (0.17%) Multicast
13 12 (0.16%) Unicast
13 12 (0.16%) WAN
14 10 (0.13%) Bluetooth
14 10 (0.13%) WireGuard
14 10 (0.13%) Wireless
14 10 (0.13%) ZigBee
15 9 (0.12%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,118 (14.92%) NoSQL
2 1,037 (13.84%) PostgreSQL
3 866 (11.56%) MySQL
4 742 (9.90%) Relational Database
5 559 (7.46%) MongoDB
6 541 (7.22%) SQL Server
7 436 (5.82%) DynamoDB
8 399 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
9 383 (5.11%) Redis
10 324 (4.32%) Big Data
11 255 (3.40%) Amazon RDS
12 198 (2.64%) Amazon Aurora
13 140 (1.87%) Hadoop
14 131 (1.75%) RDBMS
15 103 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
16 84 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
17 65 (0.87%) Data Lake
18 60 (0.80%) Power BI
19 59 (0.79%) BigQuery
20 58 (0.77%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1,389 (18.53%) Git (software)
2 993 (13.25%) Jenkins
3 432 (5.76%) GitLab
4 418 (5.58%) JIRA
5 285 (3.80%) JUnit
6 269 (3.59%) Cypress.io
6 269 (3.59%) Maven
7 186 (2.48%) webpack
8 184 (2.46%) Cucumber
9 180 (2.40%) Selenium
10 169 (2.26%) Mockito
11 163 (2.18%) Bitbucket
12 155 (2.07%) Gradle
13 124 (1.65%) Babel
14 122 (1.63%) Visual Studio
15 104 (1.39%) Postman
16 85 (1.13%) Mocha
17 79 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
18 76 (1.01%) git-flow
19 73 (0.97%) SonarQube
General
1 1,907 (25.45%) Finance
2 1,629 (21.74%) Social Skills
3 813 (10.85%) Banking
4 711 (9.49%) Retail
5 474 (6.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 447 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
7 446 (5.95%) Games
8 429 (5.72%) Public Sector
9 369 (4.92%) Marketing
10 196 (2.62%) Legal
11 151 (2.01%) Automotive
12 134 (1.79%) Financial Institution
13 120 (1.60%) Advertising
14 94 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
15 90 (1.20%) Back Office
16 89 (1.19%) Publishing
17 80 (1.07%) Law
18 76 (1.01%) Telecoms
19 72 (0.96%) Manufacturing
20 71 (0.95%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,963 (39.54%) Developer
2 1,824 (24.34%) Software Engineer
3 879 (11.73%) Java Developer
4 845 (11.28%) Senior Developer
5 670 (8.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 589 (7.86%) Java Engineer
7 566 (7.55%) Architect
8 511 (6.82%) .NET Developer
9 437 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 397 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
11 343 (4.58%) Java Software Engineer
12 315 (4.20%) Backend Developer
13 303 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
14 302 (4.03%) Software Developer
15 292 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
16 277 (3.70%) C# Developer
17 216 (2.88%) Lead Developer
18 209 (2.79%) Senior Java Engineer
19 208 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 198 (2.64%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,405 (32.09%) React
2 1,742 (23.25%) Node.js
3 1,591 (21.23%) .NET
4 1,438 (19.19%) Spring
5 1,398 (18.65%) RESTful
6 1,228 (16.39%) REST
7 1,188 (15.85%) Kafka
8 1,101 (14.69%) Spring Boot
9 1,053 (14.05%) AngularJS
10 809 (10.80%) CSS
11 786 (10.49%) HTML
12 776 (10.35%) .NET Core
13 550 (7.34%) Vue.js
14 534 (7.13%) RabbitMQ
15 482 (6.43%) GraphQL
16 475 (6.34%) .NET Framework
17 358 (4.78%) JSON
18 343 (4.58%) Web Services
19 332 (4.43%) Redux
20 318 (4.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 694 (9.26%) Cloud Native
2 689 (9.19%) Greenfield Project
3 536 (7.15%) User Experience
4 361 (4.82%) Mobile App
5 334 (4.46%) Algorithms
6 308 (4.11%) Public Cloud
7 268 (3.58%) Virtual Team
8 264 (3.52%) Legacy Systems
9 230 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
10 222 (2.96%) Blockchain
11 207 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
12 193 (2.58%) Data Structures
13 175 (2.34%) Data Centre
14 169 (2.26%) IoT
15 135 (1.80%) Blog
16 122 (1.63%) Tandem
17 104 (1.39%) Social Network
18 93 (1.24%) Hedge funds
19 88 (1.17%) iPhone
20 87 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 597 (7.97%) Linux
2 248 (3.31%) Android
3 239 (3.19%) Windows
4 203 (2.71%) Unix
5 193 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.37%) Ubuntu
7 23 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 15 (0.20%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
9 10 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 9 (0.12%) CoreOS
11 8 (0.11%) VMS
12 7 (0.093%) Windows Vista
13 6 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.067%) CentOS
15 4 (0.053%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.040%) Debian
17 2 (0.027%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.027%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.027%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,286 (57.19%) Agile
2 3,183 (42.47%) Software Engineering
3 2,542 (33.92%) CI/CD
4 2,349 (31.35%) DevOps
5 1,841 (24.57%) TDD
6 1,707 (22.78%) Scrum
7 1,473 (19.66%) Full Stack Development
8 1,299 (17.33%) Test Automation
9 1,101 (14.69%) Mentoring
10 1,047 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
11 843 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
12 784 (10.46%) BDD
13 780 (10.41%) Open Source
14 763 (10.18%) Event-Driven
15 739 (9.86%) Fintech
16 678 (9.05%) Computer Science
17 613 (8.18%) OO
18 593 (7.91%) Machine Learning
19 585 (7.81%) Infrastructure as Code
20 560 (7.47%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3,024 (40.35%) Java
2 2,344 (31.28%) JavaScript
3 1,676 (22.36%) SQL
4 1,557 (20.78%) C#
5 1,491 (19.90%) Python
6 1,468 (19.59%) TypeScript
7 764 (10.19%) Go
8 526 (7.02%) Kotlin
9 397 (5.30%) PHP
10 312 (4.16%) Scala
11 281 (3.75%) Ruby
12 205 (2.74%) C++
13 198 (2.64%) ES6
14 149 (1.99%) C
14 149 (1.99%) PowerShell
15 138 (1.84%) Bash
16 95 (1.27%) Rust
17 82 (1.09%) Groovy
18 80 (1.07%) Elixir
19 60 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 726 (9.69%) Degree
2 268 (3.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 225 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 214 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 115 (1.53%) AWS Certification
6 86 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 63 (0.84%) PhD
8 55 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
9 40 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 19 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
12 15 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.16%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.15%) CCNA
15 10 (0.13%) ISTQB
16 9 (0.12%) CCNP
16 9 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
17 7 (0.093%) A+ Certification
17 7 (0.093%) MCP
18 6 (0.080%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 622 (8.30%) QA
2 117 (1.56%) Accessibility
3 79 (1.05%) GDPR
4 72 (0.96%) SLA
5 37 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.25%) GRC
7 18 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (0.13%) NIST
10 8 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
11 6 (0.080%) WCAG
12 4 (0.053%) IASME
12 4 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.053%) PMO
13 3 (0.040%) HL7
13 3 (0.040%) IEC 62304
13 3 (0.040%) ISO 13485
14 2 (0.027%) DICOM
14 2 (0.027%) NCSC
System Software
1 2,978 (39.74%) Docker
2 42 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 33 (0.44%) Active Directory
5 18 (0.24%) HDFS
5 18 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.23%) KVM
6 17 (0.23%) Xen
7 15 (0.20%) Firmware
8 10 (0.13%) LXC
9 8 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.093%) vSphere
11 5 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.027%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.027%) Postfix
12 2 (0.027%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2,873 (38.34%) Kubernetes
2 1,076 (14.36%) Terraform
3 364 (4.86%) Ansible
4 267 (3.56%) Grafana
5 187 (2.50%) Puppet
6 168 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
7 144 (1.92%) Prometheus
8 142 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
9 58 (0.77%) Kibana
10 48 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
11 43 (0.57%) Istio
12 21 (0.28%) ZABBIX
13 19 (0.25%) Nagios
14 18 (0.24%) Argo
15 17 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
15 17 (0.23%) Oozie
16 14 (0.19%) Consul
17 13 (0.17%) Bugsnag
17 13 (0.17%) Sysdig
18 12 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 769 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 628 (8.38%) Google
3 310 (4.14%) Oracle
4 108 (1.44%) New Relic
5 95 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 81 (1.08%) Dynatrace
7 68 (0.91%) Spotify
8 64 (0.85%) Splunk
9 60 (0.80%) TrueLayer
10 59 (0.79%) Zopa
11 54 (0.72%) Apple
12 49 (0.65%) Revolut
12 49 (0.65%) SAP
13 47 (0.63%) Atlassian
13 47 (0.63%) VMware
14 46 (0.61%) IBM
14 46 (0.61%) Sony
15 45 (0.60%) Tencent
16 38 (0.51%) AppDynamics
17 32 (0.43%) ServiceNow