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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 19 60
Rank change year-on-year -31 +41 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 92 153 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.80% 10.47% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 11.21% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 67 100 28
10th Percentile £41,497 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,290 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,166 £50,000 £43,750
Median % change year-on-year +18.33% +14.29% -2.78%
75th Percentile £84,056 £57,500 £50,125
90th Percentile £87,500 £60,025 £65,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%

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 1,849 1,365 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 96.45% 93.43% 91.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 973 754
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,600 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £34,250 £33,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £44,489 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.39% +4.68% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South Wales -14 78 £59,166 +24.56% 9
West Wales -31 6 - - 1
North Wales - 3 £75,000 -
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 47 (51.09%) Azure
2 44 (47.83%) Agile
3 43 (46.74%) React
4 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
5 35 (38.04%) .NET
6 32 (34.78%) AWS
7 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
7 27 (29.35%) C#
8 26 (28.26%) Finance
8 26 (28.26%) Docker
8 26 (28.26%) AngularJS
8 26 (28.26%) TypeScript
9 24 (26.09%) Node.js
9 24 (26.09%) Kubernetes
10 23 (25.00%) Java
11 21 (22.83%) Scrum
11 21 (22.83%) CI/CD
12 20 (21.74%) Social Skills
12 20 (21.74%) .NET Core
13 19 (20.65%) DevOps
13 19 (20.65%) IoT
13 19 (20.65%) HTML
14 18 (19.57%) CSS
15 17 (18.48%) Full Stack Development
16 16 (17.39%) SQL
17 13 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (14.13%) Vue.js
17 13 (14.13%) REST
18 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
18 12 (13.04%) GCP

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 (6.52%) Umbraco
2 4 (4.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) Camunda
3 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 47 (51.09%) Azure
2 32 (34.78%) AWS
3 12 (13.04%) GCP
4 7 (7.61%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (6.52%) Serverless
6 2 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.17%) Azure Service Fabric
6 2 (2.17%) SaaS
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.09%) AWS Step Functions
7 1 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.09%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.09%) Azure Monitor
7 1 (1.09%) Cloud Functions
7 1 (1.09%) GitHub
7 1 (1.09%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.09%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.17%) Big Data
3 2 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon QuickSight
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.09%) DynamoDB
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Power BI
4 1 (1.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.52%) JIRA
3 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.26%) Gradle
4 3 (3.26%) JMeter
4 3 (3.26%) JUnit
4 3 (3.26%) Maven
4 3 (3.26%) Selenium
5 2 (2.17%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.17%) Mockito
5 2 (2.17%) Postman
5 2 (2.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.09%) git-flow
6 1 (1.09%) GitLab
6 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.09%) TestNG
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Social Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 6 (6.52%) Public Sector
5 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.43%) Tech for Good
6 3 (3.26%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (2.17%) Legal
8 1 (1.09%) Back Office
8 1 (1.09%) Marketing
8 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (43.48%) Developer
2 11 (11.96%) .NET Developer
3 10 (10.87%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Architect
5 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Head of Development
7 5 (5.43%) Head of Software Development
7 5 (5.43%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Azure Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Software Development Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.74%) React
2 35 (38.04%) .NET
3 26 (28.26%) AngularJS
4 24 (26.09%) Node.js
5 20 (21.74%) .NET Core
6 19 (20.65%) HTML
7 18 (19.57%) CSS
8 13 (14.13%) REST
8 13 (14.13%) Vue.js
9 8 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.70%) Spring
9 8 (8.70%) Web Services
10 6 (6.52%) Sass
10 6 (6.52%) Semantic HTML
11 4 (4.35%) Apache Camel
11 4 (4.35%) WPF
12 3 (3.26%) RESTful
12 3 (3.26%) Spring Boot
12 3 (3.26%) Spring Integration
13 2 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) IoT
2 12 (13.04%) Tandem
3 7 (7.61%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.43%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.09%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.17%) VMS
2 1 (1.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (47.83%) Agile
2 27 (29.35%) Software Engineering
3 21 (22.83%) CI/CD
3 21 (22.83%) Scrum
4 19 (20.65%) DevOps
5 17 (18.48%) Full Stack Development
6 13 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (13.04%) Containerisation
7 12 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.96%) TDD
8 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.70%) Coaching
9 8 (8.70%) Fintech
9 8 (8.70%) Front End Development
10 7 (7.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (6.52%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
11 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.52%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 38 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 27 (29.35%) C#
3 26 (28.26%) TypeScript
4 23 (25.00%) Java
5 16 (17.39%) SQL
6 10 (10.87%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) Go
8 2 (2.17%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) Bash
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
9 1 (1.09%) Rust
9 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) AWS Certification
3 5 (5.43%) Azure Certification
4 4 (4.35%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) GDPR
2 2 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (28.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (26.09%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.52%) Terraform
3 1 (1.09%) Grafana
3 1 (1.09%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.35%) CA
3 3 (3.26%) IBM
4 2 (2.17%) Cadence
4 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) Google
5 1 (1.09%) Perforce