Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Wales
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 63 70
Rank change year-on-year +28 +7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 56 64 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 5.09% 3.47% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.68% 3.83% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 66 63 59
Median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +24.22% +0.63%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £32,400
90th Percentile £65,625 £62,350 £67,545
UK median annual salary £67,500 £66,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% +2.31% +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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 986 1,672 1,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.55% 90.57% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 740 1,435 1,384
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

Microservices
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microservices in Wales

Microservices
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Microservices in Wales

Microservices
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microservices in Wales over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Microservices in Wales

Microservices
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microservices within the Wales region over the 6 months to 5 March 2021. 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
South Wales +26 40 £45,000 -10.00% 12
West Wales +19 16 £42,000 +7.69% 4
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 29 (51.79%) DevOps
2 26 (46.43%) Java
3 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) Azure
4 21 (37.50%) .NET
5 19 (33.93%) Scrum
5 19 (33.93%) Kubernetes
6 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
6 17 (30.36%) Spring
6 17 (30.36%) .NET Framework
7 16 (28.57%) C#
8 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
8 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (26.79%) Spring Boot
9 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (25.00%) AWS
10 13 (23.21%) SQL
10 13 (23.21%) CSS
10 13 (23.21%) HTML
11 12 (21.43%) .NET Core
11 12 (21.43%) Entity Framework
12 11 (19.64%) OpenShift
12 11 (19.64%) Docker
13 10 (17.86%) SDLC
13 10 (17.86%) Python
14 9 (16.07%) Finance
14 9 (16.07%) Dapper ORM
15 8 (14.29%) TypeScript
15 8 (14.29%) REST
15 8 (14.29%) Public Sector

Microservices
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.36%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.86%) Azure
2 14 (25.00%) AWS
3 11 (19.64%) OpenShift
4 7 (12.50%) GCP
5 4 (7.14%) GitHub
5 4 (7.14%) Serverless
5 4 (7.14%) Stackdriver
6 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
6 3 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.79%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (1.79%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) FTP
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Power BI
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Gradle
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
3 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) JUnit
4 2 (3.57%) git-flow
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Cypress.io
5 1 (1.79%) Mockito
5 1 (1.79%) NUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 7 (12.50%) Advertising
4 5 (8.93%) Back Office
4 5 (8.93%) Local Government
4 5 (8.93%) Marketing
5 4 (7.14%) Electronics
5 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Java Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Senior Developer
3 14 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 12 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Applications Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Azure Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (5.36%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps Developer
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Head of Service Operations
8 2 (3.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) .NET Framework
2 17 (30.36%) Spring
3 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (26.79%) Spring Boot
4 13 (23.21%) CSS
4 13 (23.21%) HTML
5 12 (21.43%) .NET Core
5 12 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 9 (16.07%) Dapper ORM
7 8 (14.29%) REST
8 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 6 (10.71%) RESTful
9 6 (10.71%) Web Services
10 5 (8.93%) NHibernate
11 4 (7.14%) CSS3
11 4 (7.14%) HTML5
11 4 (7.14%) SOAP
11 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.93%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) DevOps
2 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Scrum
4 10 (17.86%) SDLC
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.71%) Fintech
6 6 (10.71%) Kanban
6 6 (10.71%) Service Management
6 6 (10.71%) Web Development
7 5 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) API Integration
8 4 (7.14%) DevSecOps
8 4 (7.14%) ITSM
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.14%) SOA
8 4 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) C#
3 15 (26.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.21%) SQL
5 10 (17.86%) Python
6 8 (14.29%) TypeScript
7 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.36%) Go
8 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.57%) Groovy
10 1 (1.79%) C++
10 1 (1.79%) Java 8
10 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) MCSD
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) NIST
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.14%) Grafana
2 4 (7.14%) Terraform
3 2 (3.57%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) Mesos
3 2 (3.57%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Blue Prism
3 6 (10.71%) Google
4 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 4 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.14%) Splunk
5 2 (3.57%) Atlassian