Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 82 117
Rank change year-on-year +34 +35 -
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 69 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.38% 1.68% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 1.84% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 64 23 20
South Wales median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £33,173 £28,172 £29,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £55,250 £92,750
Wales median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -5.56% -

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 1,378 1,250 1,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.44% 91.44% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,098 1,774
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,465 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +20 60 £55,000 +41.94% 10
Newport +9 6 £42,500 -19.05% 2
Bridgend -2 2 £61,000 +43.53% 1
Microservices
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 53 (76.81%) Java
2 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (60.87%) Spring
4 31 (44.93%) Spring Boot
5 30 (43.48%) Web Services
6 29 (42.03%) NoSQL
7 23 (33.33%) SOAP
7 23 (33.33%) TDD
7 23 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 20 (28.99%) Docker
8 20 (28.99%) Fintech
9 19 (27.54%) REST
9 19 (27.54%) C#
10 18 (26.09%) QA
11 17 (24.64%) HTML
11 17 (24.64%) BDD
12 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
13 15 (21.74%) Cloud Native
14 14 (20.29%) Go
15 13 (18.84%) SoapUI
15 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (18.84%) Selenium
15 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
15 13 (18.84%) SQL
15 13 (18.84%) XML
15 13 (18.84%) JMeter
16 12 (17.39%) QA Automation
16 12 (17.39%) SDET
17 11 (15.94%) Coaching
17 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS

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 6 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (8.70%) Confluence
2 5 (7.25%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.70%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.35%) GitHub
6 2 (2.90%) SaaS
6 2 (2.90%) Serverless
7 1 (1.45%) Apigee
7 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.14%) Redis
5 6 (8.70%) Big Data
5 6 (8.70%) MySQL
6 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.80%) GIS
7 3 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) JMeter
1 13 (18.84%) Selenium
1 13 (18.84%) SoapUI
2 11 (15.94%) Cucumber
3 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.14%) Liquibase
5 6 (8.70%) JIRA
6 4 (5.80%) Maven
7 3 (4.35%) Ant
7 3 (4.35%) Gradle
7 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.35%) JUnit
7 3 (4.35%) TestNG
8 2 (2.90%) GitLab
8 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.90%) Subversion
8 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.45%) Gerrit
General
1 10 (14.49%) Banking
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 7 (10.14%) Billing
3 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Games
4 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Java Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) QA Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (10.14%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Programmer
5 7 (10.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Programmer
6 6 (8.70%) Java Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Lead Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.70%) QA Leader
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.87%) Spring
2 31 (44.93%) Spring Boot
3 30 (43.48%) Web Services
4 23 (33.33%) SOAP
5 19 (27.54%) REST
6 17 (24.64%) HTML
7 13 (18.84%) XML
8 10 (14.49%) Hibernate
8 10 (14.49%) Swagger
9 9 (13.04%) CSS
10 8 (11.59%) J2EE
11 7 (10.14%) JSP
11 7 (10.14%) Struts
11 7 (10.14%) Thymeleaf
12 6 (8.70%) .NET
12 6 (8.70%) JSON
13 5 (7.25%) Ajax
13 5 (7.25%) jQuery
13 5 (7.25%) Kafka
14 4 (5.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Fintech
2 15 (21.74%) Cloud Native
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.25%) User Experience
5 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Android
2 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) TDD
2 23 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 17 (24.64%) BDD
4 16 (23.19%) Test Automation
5 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.39%) QA Automation
6 12 (17.39%) SDET
7 11 (15.94%) Coaching
8 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.59%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Performance Testing
9 8 (11.59%) SOA
10 7 (10.14%) Analytics
10 7 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (10.14%) DevOps
10 7 (10.14%) Feasibility Study
10 7 (10.14%) Open Source
10 7 (10.14%) Refactoring
10 7 (10.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (76.81%) Java
2 19 (27.54%) C#
3 14 (20.29%) Go
4 13 (18.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.84%) SQL
5 8 (11.59%) Java 8
6 7 (10.14%) PHP
7 4 (5.80%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) Scala
8 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) ES6
9 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) QA
System Software
1 20 (28.99%) Docker
2 4 (5.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Ansible
1 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 7 (10.14%) Google
2 7 (10.14%) Guidewire
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) ESRI
4 4 (5.80%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) Zend
6 1 (1.45%) Mashery
6 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.45%) Perforce
6 1 (1.45%) Splunk