Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 67 59
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 +55
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 27 66 77
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.58% 3.45% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 3.82% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32 59 69
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -14.29% +23.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,200 £33,173
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,250 £75,000
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 676 1,730 1,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.54% 90.34% 90.66%
Number of salaries quoted 594 1,478 1,452
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,825 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £62,375
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +16 27 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 17 (62.96%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) DevOps
3 13 (48.15%) GCP
4 12 (44.44%) Spring
5 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Spring Boot
5 10 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (37.04%) Terraform
5 10 (37.04%) Grafana
6 9 (33.33%) API Integration
6 9 (33.33%) Public Sector
6 9 (33.33%) Gradle
6 9 (33.33%) GitHub
6 9 (33.33%) Splunk
6 9 (33.33%) Spring Integration
6 9 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 9 (33.33%) Stackdriver
6 9 (33.33%) Docker
6 9 (33.33%) ServiceNow
6 9 (33.33%) Apache
6 9 (33.33%) ITSM
6 9 (33.33%) Service Management
6 9 (33.33%) Google
6 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
8 7 (25.93%) Greenfield Project

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 10 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (33.33%) Apache
2 9 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 5 (18.52%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) GCP
2 9 (33.33%) GitHub
2 9 (33.33%) Stackdriver
3 6 (22.22%) Azure
4 5 (18.52%) AWS
5 4 (14.81%) OpenShift
5 4 (14.81%) Slack
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Gradle
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (11.11%) Junior
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) React Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Spring
2 10 (37.04%) Spring Boot
3 9 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 3 (11.11%) React Native
4 3 (11.11%) Redux
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.70%) Flask
5 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) Sass
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) DevOps
2 9 (33.33%) API Integration
2 9 (33.33%) ITSM
2 9 (33.33%) Service Management
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.41%) Fintech
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) Scala
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) Go
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Java 8
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Grafana
1 10 (37.04%) Terraform
2 8 (29.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Google
1 9 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 9 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat