Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 30 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 +34 +45
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 836 596 380
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 10.09% 7.77% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.88% 8.36% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,521 1,013 635
Median annual salary £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £100,000 £91,500
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 7,683 7,131 7,117
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 92.77% 93.00% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6,835 6,118 6,137
Median annual salary £55,000 £57,124 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.72% +3.86% +4.76%
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 24 November 2020.

Microservices salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 376 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
2 355 (42.46%) Java
3 314 (37.56%) DevOps
4 294 (35.17%) Azure
5 276 (33.01%) AWS
6 246 (29.43%) JavaScript
7 244 (29.19%) Docker
8 219 (26.20%) .NET
9 213 (25.48%) C#
10 207 (24.76%) Software Engineering
11 195 (23.33%) Kubernetes
12 185 (22.13%) Spring
13 184 (22.01%) TDD
14 172 (20.57%) SQL
15 160 (19.14%) Spring Boot
16 154 (18.42%) AngularJS
17 148 (17.70%) Python
18 143 (17.11%) Web Services
19 140 (16.75%) Finance
20 139 (16.63%) React
21 138 (16.51%) Scrum
22 129 (15.43%) MongoDB
23 127 (15.19%) Node.js
23 127 (15.19%) Git (software)
24 122 (14.59%) .NET Core
25 120 (14.35%) NoSQL
26 113 (13.52%) HTML
27 110 (13.16%) Kafka
28 109 (13.04%) SQL Server
28 109 (13.04%) TypeScript

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 80 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (4.90%) Apache Spark
3 35 (4.19%) Apache
4 11 (1.32%) Confluence
4 11 (1.32%) Tornado
5 10 (1.20%) CMS
6 8 (0.96%) nginx
6 8 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.60%) Ethereum
7 5 (0.60%) IIS
8 4 (0.48%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.48%) Hyperledger
8 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.36%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Pulsar
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (0.72%) InVision
1 6 (0.72%) Sketch
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 53 (6.34%) R3 Corda
2 44 (5.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 16 (1.91%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.24%) Magento
6 1 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 294 (35.17%) Azure
2 276 (33.01%) AWS
3 98 (11.72%) GCP
4 82 (9.81%) SaaS
5 67 (8.01%) Serverless
6 41 (4.90%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (4.31%) PaaS
8 32 (3.83%) IaaS
9 25 (2.99%) GitHub
10 22 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
11 21 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (2.39%) Amazon EKS
13 19 (2.27%) Amazon S3
14 18 (2.15%) Akamai
15 17 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 17 (2.03%) npm
16 16 (1.91%) Amazon ECS
16 16 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 13 (1.56%) Logic Apps
17 13 (1.56%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.63%) DNS
2 15 (1.79%) Internet
3 7 (0.84%) Firewall
3 7 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.48%) HTTP
4 4 (0.48%) VLAN
4 4 (0.48%) WAN
5 3 (0.36%) IPv4
5 3 (0.36%) LAN
6 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.24%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) AMQP
7 1 (0.12%) DHCP
7 1 (0.12%) H.323
7 1 (0.12%) RTP
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) VoIP
7 1 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (15.43%) MongoDB
2 120 (14.35%) NoSQL
3 109 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 91 (10.89%) MySQL
5 90 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (5.86%) Big Data
7 46 (5.50%) Blockchain
8 33 (3.95%) Redis
8 33 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 28 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (1.08%) Data Lake
16 9 (1.08%) InfluxDB
16 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 127 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.37%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.55%) Maven
4 27 (3.23%) GitLab
5 26 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (2.63%) Selenium
7 21 (2.51%) JUnit
8 20 (2.39%) JIRA
9 17 (2.03%) IntelliJ
10 15 (1.79%) Gradle
11 13 (1.56%) Visual Studio
12 11 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (1.20%) NUnit
13 10 (1.20%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.08%) Cypress.io
14 9 (1.08%) git-flow
14 9 (1.08%) Moq
15 8 (0.96%) Mockito
16 7 (0.84%) MSTest
16 7 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 140 (16.75%) Finance
2 35 (4.19%) Banking
3 24 (2.87%) Retail
4 18 (2.15%) Games
4 18 (2.15%) Marketing
5 16 (1.91%) Law
5 16 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.56%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.08%) Advertising
8 6 (0.72%) Publishing
9 3 (0.36%) Front Office
9 3 (0.36%) Housing Association
9 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.24%) Electronics
10 2 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 512 (61.24%) Developer
2 170 (20.33%) Java Developer
3 147 (17.58%) Senior Developer
4 98 (11.72%) Software Engineer
5 86 (10.29%) .NET Developer
6 61 (7.30%) Software Developer
7 57 (6.82%) Architect
8 56 (6.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 50 (5.98%) Java Engineer
10 48 (5.74%) Angular Developer
11 46 (5.50%) DevOps Engineer
12 43 (5.14%) React Developer
13 41 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
14 35 (4.19%) C# Developer
15 31 (3.71%) JavaScript Developer
15 31 (3.71%) Senior Software Developer
16 29 (3.47%) Web Developer
17 28 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 28 (3.35%) Lead Developer
18 27 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (26.20%) .NET
2 185 (22.13%) Spring
3 160 (19.14%) Spring Boot
4 154 (18.42%) AngularJS
5 143 (17.11%) Web Services
6 139 (16.63%) React
7 127 (15.19%) Node.js
8 122 (14.59%) .NET Core
9 113 (13.52%) HTML
10 110 (13.16%) Kafka
11 99 (11.84%) CSS
11 99 (11.84%) RESTful
12 89 (10.65%) REST
13 63 (7.54%) ASP.NET
14 56 (6.70%) .NET Framework
15 55 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 55 (6.58%) HTML5
16 53 (6.34%) jQuery
17 50 (5.98%) OAuth
18 49 (5.86%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.30%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (5.50%) Cloud Native
2 46 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 31 (3.71%) User Experience
4 27 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 27 (3.23%) NHS
5 23 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 15 (1.79%) FMCG
8 13 (1.56%) Internet of Things
9 12 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.08%) Video\Live Streaming
11 8 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.84%) Robotics
12 7 (0.84%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.72%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.48%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.48%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.48%) N-Tier
15 3 (0.36%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 46 (5.50%) Linux
2 12 (1.44%) Windows
3 8 (0.96%) Android
3 8 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.48%) CentOS
5 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.36%) Unix
7 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.12%) VMS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (37.56%) DevOps
3 207 (24.76%) Software Engineering
4 184 (22.01%) TDD
5 138 (16.51%) Scrum
6 105 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 92 (11.00%) MVC
9 83 (9.93%) Fintech
10 73 (8.73%) B2B
11 70 (8.37%) BDD
12 66 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
13 64 (7.66%) Data Modelling
14 61 (7.30%) SOLID
15 56 (6.70%) Test Automation
16 54 (6.46%) Data Integration
17 53 (6.34%) Unit Testing
18 52 (6.22%) Data Transformation
18 52 (6.22%) OO
19 48 (5.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 355 (42.46%) Java
2 246 (29.43%) JavaScript
3 213 (25.48%) C#
4 172 (20.57%) SQL
5 148 (17.70%) Python
6 109 (13.04%) TypeScript
7 83 (9.93%) Kotlin
8 73 (8.73%) Go
9 54 (6.46%) Java 8
10 46 (5.50%) Scala
11 37 (4.43%) PHP
12 29 (3.47%) Ruby
13 24 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 19 (2.27%) PL/SQL
15 18 (2.15%) Bash Shell
15 18 (2.15%) C++
16 12 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.20%) Clojure
18 7 (0.84%) ES6
19 6 (0.72%) ES7
Qualifications
1 42 (5.02%) Degree
2 24 (2.87%) SC Cleared
2 24 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.32%) PhD
5 9 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.84%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.48%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.71%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) GDPR
2 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) NIST
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 244 (29.19%) Docker
2 5 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.36%) vSphere
4 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.24%) Postfix
4 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Gluster
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 195 (23.33%) Kubernetes
2 85 (10.17%) Terraform
3 57 (6.82%) Ansible
4 29 (3.47%) Puppet
5 26 (3.11%) Grafana
6 21 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (2.03%) Prometheus
7 17 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.36%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.36%) Zipkin
9 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.24%) Istio
9 2 (0.24%) Kibana
9 2 (0.24%) Munin
9 2 (0.24%) Nagios
9 2 (0.24%) Packer
9 2 (0.24%) Sysdig
10 1 (0.12%) Graylog
10 1 (0.12%) Opsgenie
10 1 (0.12%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 95 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.22%) Oracle
3 49 (5.86%) Google
4 22 (2.63%) Adobe
5 20 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.27%) SAP
7 17 (2.03%) New Relic
8 16 (1.91%) hybris
9 13 (1.56%) Splunk
9 13 (1.56%) Zend
10 12 (1.44%) IBM
11 11 (1.32%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.84%) Databricks
13 6 (0.72%) VMware
14 5 (0.60%) Apple
15 3 (0.36%) Atlassian
15 3 (0.36%) Ceridian
15 3 (0.36%) Cisco
15 3 (0.36%) PagerDuty
16 2 (0.24%) WSO2