Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 63 52
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +41
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 31 54 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 3.59% 3.45% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 3.77% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 57
Median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,125 £32,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £67,500 £76,000
Wales median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +8.43%

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 765 1,431 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.64% 91.50% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 672 1,262 1,112
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,075 £27,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,340 £62,500 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in South Wales

Microservices
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microservices in South Wales.

Salary trend for Microservices in South Wales

Microservices
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in South Wales over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +15 27 £42,500 -21.30% 6
Newport -6 3 £43,750 +16.67% 2
Bridgend - 2 £35,000 -
Microservices
Wales

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT jobs citing Microservices also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) DevOps
3 10 (32.26%) Azure
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) AWS
4 9 (29.03%) Docker
4 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
5 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
5 8 (25.81%) Confluence
5 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
5 8 (25.81%) JIRA
5 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Open Source
6 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) BDD
7 6 (19.35%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
7 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
7 6 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (19.35%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (19.35%) Technology Roadmap
8 5 (16.13%) Redux
8 5 (16.13%) Games
8 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
8 5 (16.13%) Java
8 5 (16.13%) React Native

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 8 (25.81%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Azure
2 9 (29.03%) AWS
3 4 (12.90%) OpenShift
3 4 (12.90%) Slack
4 2 (6.45%) GCP
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.23%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) VLAN
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) JIRA
2 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) PhpStorm
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.23%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (16.13%) React Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) MongoDB Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
2 5 (16.13%) React Native
2 5 (16.13%) Redux
3 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.90%) Node.js
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) Spring
4 3 (9.68%) Spring Boot
4 3 (9.68%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) LAMP
5 2 (6.45%) Laravel
5 2 (6.45%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) Sass
5 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) DevOps
3 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) Front End Development
5 7 (22.58%) Open Source
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
6 6 (19.35%) Technology Roadmap
6 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
6 6 (19.35%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (16.13%) Fintech
7 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) SDLC
10 2 (6.45%) SOLID
10 2 (6.45%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.90%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.23%) ES6
5 1 (3.23%) Go
5 1 (3.23%) Java 8
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (29.03%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.68%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) Terraform
4 1 (3.23%) Grafana
4 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat