Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 114 -
Rank change year-on-year +37 - +136
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 34 22 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.38% 1.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 0
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
Wales median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year -7.78% - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1264 1931 2012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.45% 90.07% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1732 1742
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,638 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,349 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Microservices as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in South Wales

Microservices
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microservices in South Wales.

Salary trend for Microservices in South Wales

Microservices
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microservices in South Wales over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Microservices in South Wales

Microservices
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +35 21 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Newport +2 8 £47,500 -22.45% 2
Caerphilly - 3 £47,500 -
Bridgend - 2 £42,500 -
Microservices
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
3 15 (44.12%) Scrum
4 14 (41.18%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (35.29%) C#
5 12 (35.29%) Java
5 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (32.35%) MongoDB
7 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 10 (29.41%) Spring
7 10 (29.41%) SOA
8 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
8 9 (26.47%) Node.js
8 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
8 9 (26.47%) Docker
9 8 (23.53%) REST
9 8 (23.53%) RESTful
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (23.53%) OO
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (20.59%) Ansible
11 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 6 (17.65%) Kafka
11 6 (17.65%) Finance
11 6 (17.65%) .NET
11 6 (17.65%) C++
11 6 (17.65%) OOP

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 14 (41.18%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) PaaS
4 3 (8.82%) npm
4 3 (8.82%) SaaS
5 2 (5.88%) Serverless
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
1 1 (2.94%) VPN
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MongoDB
2 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Big Data
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Bower
2 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.94%) Xdebug
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Angular Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) MongoDB Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Node.js Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Junior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
1 10 (29.41%) Spring
2 9 (26.47%) Node.js
3 8 (23.53%) REST
3 8 (23.53%) RESTful
4 6 (17.65%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) Kafka
5 5 (14.71%) Spring Boot
5 5 (14.71%) Thymeleaf
6 4 (11.76%) CSS
6 4 (11.76%) Express
6 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) Laravel
6 4 (11.76%) MEAN Stack
6 4 (11.76%) SOAP
7 3 (8.82%) .NET Core
7 3 (8.82%) Symfony
7 3 (8.82%) Web Services
8 2 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.88%) Fintech
2 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) VMS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Scrum
2 15 (44.12%) TDD
3 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 10 (29.41%) SOA
5 8 (23.53%) OO
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) OOP
7 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.71%) Open Source
8 5 (14.71%) Web Development
9 4 (11.76%) BDD
9 4 (11.76%) Data Management
9 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (11.76%) Service Design
10 3 (8.82%) Analytics
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
10 3 (8.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 12 (35.29%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) C++
5 5 (14.71%) Go
6 4 (11.76%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) Erlang
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Ansible
2 5 (14.71%) Terraform
3 1 (2.94%) Kibana
3 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet