Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 97 129
Rank change year-on-year +44 +32 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 56 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.96% 1.39% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 1.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 50 18 9
South Wales median annual salary £43,750 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -8.33% -30.77%
10th Percentile £31,200 £18,175 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £79,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.43% -9.44% -30.77%

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 1,276 1,419 2,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 90.30% 89.58% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,219 1,745
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £25,390 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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 +41 45 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Newport +17 8 £41,250 -13.16% 1
Bridgend - 2 £61,000 - 1
Microservices
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (60.71%) Java
3 30 (53.57%) Spring
4 27 (48.21%) TDD
5 23 (41.07%) Spring Boot
6 22 (39.29%) SOAP
7 20 (35.71%) Cloud Native
8 19 (33.93%) REST
8 19 (33.93%) C#
9 18 (32.14%) Web Services
10 17 (30.36%) NoSQL
11 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
11 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
12 14 (25.00%) BDD
12 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
13 13 (23.21%) Scrum
13 13 (23.21%) SQL
13 13 (23.21%) HTML
13 13 (23.21%) .NET
14 12 (21.43%) Docker
14 12 (21.43%) Fintech
15 11 (19.64%) XML
15 11 (19.64%) Banking
15 11 (19.64%) QA
15 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
16 10 (17.86%) Hibernate
16 10 (17.86%) Finance
16 10 (17.86%) SOA
16 10 (17.86%) RESTful

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 9 (16.07%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) JBoss
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.36%) PaaS
5 2 (3.57%) SaaS
5 2 (3.57%) Serverless
6 1 (1.79%) GitHub
6 1 (1.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) NoSQL
2 10 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.93%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.14%) GIS
5 4 (7.14%) Redis
6 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.57%) Big Data
8 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) JUnit
3 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.93%) Selenium
3 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.14%) JMeter
4 4 (7.14%) Liquibase
4 4 (7.14%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.36%) Ant
5 3 (5.36%) Gradle
5 3 (5.36%) TestNG
6 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Bower
7 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (19.64%) Banking
2 10 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Billing
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Architect
3 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Programmer
6 4 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) Spring
2 23 (41.07%) Spring Boot
3 22 (39.29%) SOAP
4 19 (33.93%) REST
5 18 (32.14%) Web Services
6 13 (23.21%) .NET
6 13 (23.21%) HTML
7 11 (19.64%) XML
8 10 (17.86%) Hibernate
8 10 (17.86%) RESTful
9 8 (14.29%) CSS
10 7 (12.50%) Thymeleaf
11 6 (10.71%) Ajax
11 6 (10.71%) JSON
12 5 (8.93%) .NET Core
12 5 (8.93%) J2EE
12 5 (8.93%) Node.js
13 4 (7.14%) Kafka
13 4 (7.14%) RxJava
13 4 (7.14%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Cloud Native
2 12 (21.43%) Fintech
3 5 (8.93%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Android
2 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (48.21%) TDD
3 15 (26.79%) Software Engineering
4 14 (25.00%) BDD
5 13 (23.21%) Scrum
5 13 (23.21%) Test Automation
6 11 (19.64%) Unit Testing
7 10 (17.86%) SOA
8 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (12.50%) Coaching
9 7 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (12.50%) DevOps
9 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.71%) Open Source
10 6 (10.71%) SDET
11 5 (8.93%) CQRS
11 5 (8.93%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (8.93%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) C#
3 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.21%) SQL
5 8 (14.29%) Go
5 8 (14.29%) Java 8
5 8 (14.29%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) C++
8 2 (3.57%) Scala
8 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Ansible
1 3 (5.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Google
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) ESRI
3 4 (7.14%) Guidewire
4 3 (5.36%) Apple
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Apigee
6 1 (1.79%) Mashery
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce
6 1 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) Zend