Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 55 63
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +41
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 37 79 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.92% 4.11% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 4.57% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 47 74 69
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +32.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,173
90th Percentile £61,000 £62,500 £75,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +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 674 1,728 1,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.63% 89.91% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 616 1,458 1,495
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £26,925 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +21 37 £45,000 - 6
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 22 (59.46%) DevOps
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) GCP
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 15 (40.54%) Spring
6 13 (35.14%) Google
6 13 (35.14%) Docker
6 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
6 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
6 13 (35.14%) Azure
6 13 (35.14%) Spring Boot
7 12 (32.43%) Terraform
7 12 (32.43%) Grafana
7 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
7 12 (32.43%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (29.73%) Service Management
8 11 (29.73%) Apache
8 11 (29.73%) ITSM
8 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (29.73%) ServiceNow
8 11 (29.73%) Gradle
8 11 (29.73%) Stackdriver
8 11 (29.73%) API Integration
8 11 (29.73%) Apache Spark
8 11 (29.73%) AWS
8 11 (29.73%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (29.73%) Splunk
8 11 (29.73%) Spring Integration
8 11 (29.73%) GitHub

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 12 (32.43%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (29.73%) Apache
2 11 (29.73%) Apache Spark
3 5 (13.51%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) GCP
2 13 (35.14%) Azure
3 11 (29.73%) AWS
3 11 (29.73%) GitHub
3 11 (29.73%) Stackdriver
4 4 (10.81%) OpenShift
4 4 (10.81%) Slack
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.70%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.81%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) BigQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Gradle
2 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.70%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) NUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (29.73%) Public Sector
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Java Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Junior
5 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.41%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Scala Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Spring
2 13 (35.14%) Spring Boot
3 11 (29.73%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (29.73%) Spring Integration
4 6 (16.22%) .NET
5 5 (13.51%) Web Services
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.81%) HTML
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.11%) JSON
7 3 (8.11%) REST
7 3 (8.11%) Sass
7 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.11%) WCF
8 2 (5.41%) Django
8 2 (5.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) DevOps
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) API Integration
2 11 (29.73%) ITSM
2 11 (29.73%) Service Management
3 4 (10.81%) Fintech
3 4 (10.81%) Scrum
3 4 (10.81%) SDLC
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure as Code
4 3 (8.11%) SOA
5 2 (5.41%) Analytics
5 2 (5.41%) Data Management
5 2 (5.41%) Database Security
5 2 (5.41%) DevSecOps
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) SIEM
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
5 6 (16.22%) C#
6 5 (13.51%) TypeScript
7 4 (10.81%) Go
7 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.81%) Scala
8 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (5.41%) C++
10 1 (2.70%) Java 8
10 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Grafana
1 12 (32.43%) Kubernetes
1 12 (32.43%) Terraform
2 2 (5.41%) Mesos
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Google
2 11 (29.73%) ServiceNow
2 11 (29.73%) Splunk
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat