Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 35 68
Rank change year-on-year +15 +33 +76
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 530 554 390
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 9.24% 6.72% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.97% 7.24% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 978 960 686
Median annual salary £62,500 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +25.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £38,750 £45,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £98,750 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.88% +4.51%

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 5,316 7,648 7,823
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.68% 92.80% 93.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4,510 6,518 6,782
Median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 7 July 2020.

Microservices salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 234 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (42.26%) .NET
3 221 (41.70%) Azure
4 191 (36.04%) Java
5 187 (35.28%) JavaScript
6 184 (34.72%) AWS
7 182 (34.34%) C#
8 171 (32.26%) TDD
9 150 (28.30%) React
9 150 (28.30%) .NET Core
10 146 (27.55%) Docker
11 141 (26.60%) AngularJS
12 135 (25.47%) DevOps
13 118 (22.26%) Kubernetes
14 113 (21.32%) Node.js
15 112 (21.13%) BDD
16 111 (20.94%) MVC
17 107 (20.19%) ASP.NET
17 107 (20.19%) Software Engineering
18 101 (19.06%) SQL Server
19 98 (18.49%) Scrum
20 89 (16.79%) ASP.NET Web API
21 87 (16.42%) TypeScript
22 85 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC
23 80 (15.09%) NoSQL
24 76 (14.34%) MongoDB
25 75 (14.15%) Spring
26 74 (13.96%) HTML
27 73 (13.77%) SQL
27 73 (13.77%) .NET Framework

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 60 (11.32%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.51%) CMS
2 8 (1.51%) Confluence
3 7 (1.32%) Drupal
3 7 (1.32%) GlassFish
3 7 (1.32%) WordPress
4 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.57%) Apache
6 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.38%) IIS
7 2 (0.38%) nginx
7 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.19%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 30 (5.66%) Distributed Ledger
1 30 (5.66%) R3 Corda
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 221 (41.70%) Azure
2 184 (34.72%) AWS
3 72 (13.58%) SaaS
4 35 (6.60%) GCP
5 31 (5.85%) Serverless
6 27 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (2.83%) GitHub
8 12 (2.26%) Power Platform
9 10 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (1.70%) npm
11 8 (1.51%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.94%) Amazon Cognito
13 5 (0.94%) Azure Functions
13 5 (0.94%) Slack
14 4 (0.75%) Datadog
14 4 (0.75%) Dropbox
14 4 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.77%) Internet
2 6 (1.13%) Skype
3 4 (0.75%) Network Security
3 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.57%) DNS
5 2 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) HTTP
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.06%) SQL Server
2 80 (15.09%) NoSQL
3 76 (14.34%) MongoDB
4 45 (8.49%) SQL Server 2019
5 36 (6.79%) Blockchain
6 30 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (4.34%) Cosmos DB
7 23 (4.34%) MySQL
8 19 (3.58%) Azure SQL Database
9 16 (3.02%) Big Data
10 12 (2.26%) Power BI
11 11 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.89%) Redis
13 7 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.32%) OLAP
13 7 (1.32%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 45 (8.49%) Git (software)
2 31 (5.85%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.53%) JIRA
4 20 (3.77%) Maven
5 14 (2.64%) JUnit
6 13 (2.45%) Selenium
6 13 (2.45%) Visual Studio
7 12 (2.26%) NUnit
8 9 (1.70%) Gradle
9 8 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.32%) PHPUnit
10 7 (1.32%) Xdebug
11 6 (1.13%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.13%) Mocha
11 6 (1.13%) Mockito
11 6 (1.13%) Moq
11 6 (1.13%) MSTest
11 6 (1.13%) Visual Studio Code
12 5 (0.94%) Postman
13 4 (0.75%) DbUnit
General
1 50 (9.43%) Finance
2 30 (5.66%) Games
3 29 (5.47%) Retail
4 20 (3.77%) Banking
5 7 (1.32%) Marketing
6 6 (1.13%) Law
7 4 (0.75%) Public Sector
7 4 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Electronics
8 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.19%) Police
9 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 370 (69.81%) Developer
2 144 (27.17%) .NET Developer
3 118 (22.26%) Java Developer
4 85 (16.04%) C# Developer
4 85 (16.04%) Senior Developer
5 72 (13.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 51 (9.62%) Software Engineer
7 41 (7.74%) React Developer
8 40 (7.55%) AWS Developer
9 35 (6.60%) Architect
9 35 (6.60%) Azure Developer
10 30 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (5.47%) Full Stack Developer
12 24 (4.53%) Software Developer
13 23 (4.34%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
14 19 (3.58%) Node.js Developer
15 18 (3.40%) Games Developer
15 18 (3.40%) Lead Developer
16 16 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (42.26%) .NET
2 150 (28.30%) .NET Core
2 150 (28.30%) React
3 141 (26.60%) AngularJS
4 113 (21.32%) Node.js
5 107 (20.19%) ASP.NET
6 89 (16.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 85 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 75 (14.15%) Spring
9 74 (13.96%) HTML
10 73 (13.77%) .NET Framework
11 71 (13.40%) CSS
12 69 (13.02%) Vue.js
13 64 (12.08%) REST
14 61 (11.51%) Web Services
15 54 (10.19%) Spring Boot
16 50 (9.43%) Entity Framework
17 46 (8.68%) RESTful
18 29 (5.47%) OAuth
19 28 (5.28%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (3.40%) User Experience
3 12 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 10 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (1.70%) Algorithms
5 9 (1.70%) Cloud Native
6 8 (1.51%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.51%) NHS
7 7 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.13%) Augmented Reality
8 6 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.57%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.57%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.57%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.38%) Robotics
13 1 (0.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.60%) Linux
2 31 (5.85%) Windows
3 21 (3.96%) Apple iOS
4 17 (3.21%) Android
5 9 (1.70%) Unix
6 1 (0.19%) CentOS
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (32.26%) TDD
3 135 (25.47%) DevOps
4 112 (21.13%) BDD
5 111 (20.94%) MVC
6 107 (20.19%) Software Engineering
7 98 (18.49%) Scrum
8 64 (12.08%) Kanban
9 61 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (10.38%) Fintech
11 52 (9.81%) SDLC
12 51 (9.62%) SOLID
13 45 (8.49%) Web Application Development
14 38 (7.17%) Open Source
14 38 (7.17%) Unit Testing
15 36 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (6.79%) Mentoring
16 35 (6.60%) E-Commerce
17 30 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
18 29 (5.47%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 191 (36.04%) Java
2 187 (35.28%) JavaScript
3 182 (34.34%) C#
4 87 (16.42%) TypeScript
5 73 (13.77%) SQL
6 65 (12.26%) Java 8
7 61 (11.51%) Python
8 55 (10.38%) Kotlin
9 22 (4.15%) PHP
10 21 (3.96%) Scala
11 20 (3.77%) Go
12 17 (3.21%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.83%) C++
14 14 (2.64%) Ruby
15 11 (2.08%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.70%) C
16 9 (1.70%) ES6
17 8 (1.51%) Clojure
18 7 (1.32%) PHP 7
19 4 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (4.15%) Degree
2 11 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.38%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CISSP
6 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.19%) OSCP
6 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.91%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.38%) GDPR
2 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.19%) NIST
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 146 (27.55%) Docker
2 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.57%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 118 (22.26%) Kubernetes
2 31 (5.85%) Terraform
3 17 (3.21%) Ansible
4 9 (1.70%) Prometheus
5 8 (1.51%) Puppet
6 6 (1.13%) Grafana
6 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.57%) Kibana
9 2 (0.38%) MIIS
9 2 (0.38%) Packer
9 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.19%) Bareos
10 1 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.19%) Graylog
10 1 (0.19%) Opsgenie
10 1 (0.19%) Rancher
10 1 (0.19%) StatsD
10 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.96%) Google
3 11 (2.08%) Tableau
4 10 (1.89%) Oracle
5 9 (1.70%) Xamarin
6 5 (0.94%) Databricks
6 5 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.94%) VMware
7 4 (0.75%) Adobe
7 4 (0.75%) ATG
7 4 (0.75%) CrowdStrike
7 4 (0.75%) hybris
7 4 (0.75%) SAP
8 3 (0.57%) Apple
9 2 (0.38%) Splunk
9 2 (0.38%) Zend
10 1 (0.19%) Cadence
10 1 (0.19%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.19%) New Relic
10 1 (0.19%) Talend