Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 68 80
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12 +40
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 45 57 57
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.57% 3.24% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 3.56% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 53
Median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,850
90th Percentile £63,700 £62,250 £74,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.88% +4.51%

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 1,114 1,602 1,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.41% 91.02% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1,374 1,479
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,625 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 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
South Wales +6 45 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microservices.

1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) AWS
3 17 (37.78%) Azure
3 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) Docker
4 16 (35.56%) Finance
5 15 (33.33%) SQL
6 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
6 14 (31.11%) Kubernetes
7 13 (28.89%) Front End Development
8 12 (26.67%) Java
9 11 (24.44%) BDD
9 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
9 11 (24.44%) DevOps
10 10 (22.22%) Open Source
10 10 (22.22%) TDD
10 10 (22.22%) Spring
11 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
11 9 (20.00%) Technology Roadmap
12 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (17.78%) TOGAF Certification
12 8 (17.78%) Fintech
12 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
12 8 (17.78%) Migration
12 8 (17.78%) JSON
12 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
13 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
13 7 (15.56%) HTML

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 (13.33%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) AWS
2 17 (37.78%) Azure
3 6 (13.33%) GCP
3 6 (13.33%) OpenShift
4 4 (8.89%) SaaS
5 2 (4.44%) GitHub
5 2 (4.44%) Slack
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.22%) Datadog
6 1 (2.22%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DAB
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.22%) VLAN
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.22%) Redis
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 6 (13.33%) JIRA
3 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) Maven
4 4 (8.89%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.22%) Cypress.io
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) PhpStorm
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.22%) Xdebug
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Games
5 2 (4.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (17.78%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) React Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) IT Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
2 10 (22.22%) Spring
3 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
4 8 (17.78%) JSON
5 7 (15.56%) CSS
5 7 (15.56%) HTML
5 7 (15.56%) Redux
6 5 (11.11%) .NET
6 5 (11.11%) React Native
6 5 (11.11%) REST
6 5 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.89%) Apache Camel
7 4 (8.89%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.89%) JDBC
7 4 (8.89%) Node.js
7 4 (8.89%) Sass
7 4 (8.89%) XML
7 4 (8.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Front End Development
3 11 (24.44%) BDD
3 11 (24.44%) DevOps
4 10 (22.22%) Open Source
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.00%) Technology Roadmap
5 9 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (17.78%) Fintech
6 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
6 8 (17.78%) Migration
6 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
7 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
8 5 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.89%) Fund Management
9 4 (8.89%) Refactoring
9 4 (8.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) XPath
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) Go
7 2 (4.44%) Java 8
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.22%) ES6
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (2.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 17 (37.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.89%) Terraform
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Grafana
4 1 (2.22%) Prometheus
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Sun