Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 33 63
Rank change year-on-year +14 +30 +62
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 593 553 399
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 10.94% 6.94% 5.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.84% 7.46% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 879 660
Median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +16.67% +14.29%
10th Percentile £39,950 £43,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.00%

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 5,007 7,409 7,190
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.35% 93.04% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4,431 6,309 6,198
Median annual salary £57,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.87% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 20 September 2020.

Microservices salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, Microservices job roles required the following IT 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.

1 259 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (39.46%) Java
3 222 (37.44%) Azure
4 205 (34.57%) .NET
5 203 (34.23%) DevOps
6 174 (29.34%) AWS
7 167 (28.16%) C#
8 162 (27.32%) JavaScript
9 160 (26.98%) Docker
10 142 (23.95%) TDD
11 131 (22.09%) Kubernetes
12 127 (21.42%) React
12 127 (21.42%) AngularJS
13 124 (20.91%) Software Engineering
14 116 (19.56%) Spring
14 116 (19.56%) .NET Core
15 114 (19.22%) SQL
16 102 (17.20%) Web Services
17 99 (16.69%) Spring Boot
18 97 (16.36%) Scrum
19 90 (15.18%) MVC
20 88 (14.84%) NoSQL
21 85 (14.33%) MongoDB
22 84 (14.17%) ASP.NET
23 77 (12.98%) HTML
24 75 (12.65%) SQL Server
24 75 (12.65%) Kotlin
25 74 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
26 73 (12.31%) RESTful
26 73 (12.31%) BDD

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 68 (11.47%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.04%) Apache
3 11 (1.85%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.18%) Confluence
4 7 (1.18%) GlassFish
4 7 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.67%) nginx
5 4 (0.67%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.51%) IIS
6 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.34%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.17%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.17%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 55 (9.27%) R3 Corda
2 47 (7.93%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.34%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 222 (37.44%) Azure
2 174 (29.34%) AWS
3 57 (9.61%) SaaS
4 42 (7.08%) GCP
5 30 (5.06%) Serverless
6 24 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (3.37%) GitHub
8 14 (2.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 14 (2.36%) IaaS
8 14 (2.36%) PaaS
9 12 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (1.85%) OpenShift
11 10 (1.69%) Akamai
11 10 (1.69%) Amazon EKS
11 10 (1.69%) Stackdriver
12 9 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (1.18%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (1.18%) npm
13 7 (1.18%) Power Platform
13 7 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.69%) DNS
2 7 (1.18%) Skype
3 5 (0.84%) Internet
4 4 (0.67%) HTTP
5 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.34%) Firewall
6 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.17%) AMQP
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) SSL
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (14.84%) NoSQL
2 85 (14.33%) MongoDB
3 75 (12.65%) SQL Server
4 50 (8.43%) Blockchain
5 38 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (6.07%) MySQL
7 26 (4.38%) Big Data
8 23 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 17 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.53%) SQL Server 2019
12 13 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (2.02%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.85%) Redis
15 8 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
16 7 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (1.18%) Power BI
17 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 71 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 27 (4.55%) Maven
4 23 (3.88%) JUnit
5 20 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.53%) Gradle
7 14 (2.36%) GitLab
7 14 (2.36%) JIRA
8 12 (2.02%) IntelliJ
8 12 (2.02%) NUnit
9 11 (1.85%) Mockito
10 9 (1.52%) Selenium
11 8 (1.35%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.01%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.01%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 71 (11.97%) Finance
2 23 (3.88%) Banking
3 13 (2.19%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.02%) Marketing
5 11 (1.85%) Law
5 11 (1.85%) Retail
6 10 (1.69%) Games
7 7 (1.18%) Advertising
8 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 394 (66.44%) Developer
2 119 (20.07%) Java Developer
3 110 (18.55%) .NET Developer
4 85 (14.33%) Senior Developer
5 57 (9.61%) Software Engineer
6 50 (8.43%) C# Developer
7 42 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (6.58%) React Developer
9 34 (5.73%) Architect
9 34 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 28 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
10 28 (4.72%) Lead Developer
11 27 (4.55%) Azure Developer
12 26 (4.38%) Java Engineer
13 25 (4.22%) Angular Developer
14 23 (3.88%) Software Developer
14 23 (3.88%) Web Developer
15 20 (3.37%) Senior Web Developer
16 19 (3.20%) Senior .NET Developer
17 18 (3.04%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (34.57%) .NET
2 127 (21.42%) AngularJS
2 127 (21.42%) React
3 116 (19.56%) .NET Core
3 116 (19.56%) Spring
4 102 (17.20%) Web Services
5 99 (16.69%) Spring Boot
6 84 (14.17%) ASP.NET
7 77 (12.98%) HTML
8 73 (12.31%) RESTful
9 72 (12.14%) Node.js
10 71 (11.97%) REST
11 69 (11.64%) CSS
12 68 (11.47%) ASP.NET Web API
13 62 (10.46%) Kafka
14 57 (9.61%) .NET Framework
15 51 (8.60%) OAuth
15 51 (8.60%) OAuth2
16 43 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (6.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.75%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 22 (3.71%) Cloud Native
4 18 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.04%) User Experience
5 17 (2.87%) NHS
6 14 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.85%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.69%) FMCG
9 9 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
10 7 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
11 5 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.67%) Robotics
13 3 (0.51%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.34%) iPad
14 2 (0.34%) Reinsurance
15 1 (0.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.88%) Linux
2 15 (2.53%) Apple iOS
2 15 (2.53%) Windows
3 13 (2.19%) Android
4 6 (1.01%) Unix
5 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.34%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (34.23%) DevOps
3 142 (23.95%) TDD
4 124 (20.91%) Software Engineering
5 97 (16.36%) Scrum
6 90 (15.18%) MVC
7 74 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (12.31%) BDD
9 62 (10.46%) B2B
10 58 (9.78%) Identity Access Management
11 54 (9.11%) Data Modelling
12 52 (8.77%) SOLID
13 50 (8.43%) Data Integration
14 48 (8.09%) Data Transformation
15 46 (7.76%) Kanban
16 45 (7.59%) SDLC
17 39 (6.58%) Unit Testing
17 39 (6.58%) Web Development
18 38 (6.41%) Fintech
19 35 (5.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 234 (39.46%) Java
2 167 (28.16%) C#
3 162 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 114 (19.22%) SQL
5 75 (12.65%) Kotlin
6 64 (10.79%) TypeScript
7 62 (10.46%) Python
8 44 (7.42%) Java 8
9 35 (5.90%) Go
10 33 (5.56%) Scala
11 24 (4.05%) Ruby
11 24 (4.05%) T-SQL
12 18 (3.04%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.70%) PHP
14 10 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.69%) Clojure
15 7 (1.18%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.01%) C++
17 5 (0.84%) C
18 4 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (5.23%) Degree
2 29 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.35%) PhD
5 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 160 (26.98%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.51%) vSphere
3 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 131 (22.09%) Kubernetes
2 63 (10.62%) Terraform
3 36 (6.07%) Ansible
4 19 (3.20%) Grafana
5 15 (2.53%) Puppet
6 13 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.85%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.34%) Istio
8 2 (0.34%) Kibana
8 2 (0.34%) Packer
9 1 (0.17%) Bareos
9 1 (0.17%) Graylog
9 1 (0.17%) MIIS
9 1 (0.17%) Opsgenie
9 1 (0.17%) Rancher
9 1 (0.17%) StatsD
9 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.40%) Oracle
3 26 (4.38%) Google
4 13 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.19%) SAP
5 12 (2.02%) Splunk
6 10 (1.69%) Adobe
6 10 (1.69%) hybris
6 10 (1.69%) New Relic
6 10 (1.69%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.18%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.84%) IBM
9 4 (0.67%) VMware
9 4 (0.67%) Zend
10 3 (0.51%) Apple
10 3 (0.51%) Tableau
11 2 (0.34%) Databricks
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.34%) Terracotta
12 1 (0.17%) Atlassian