Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microservices
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 65 62
Rank change year-on-year +36 -3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microservices 86 46 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.25% 3.35% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 3.75% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 47
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £38,438 £33,173
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £48,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.22% +21.25% -
75th Percentile £60,063 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,250 £64,000
UK median annual salary £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +6.15% - +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 1,252 1,228 1,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.92% 89.50% 91.71%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1,059 1,328
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,675
25th Percentile £33,375 £32,688 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 16 June 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 16 June 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 +13 47 £46,250 -11.06% 22
West Wales +19 39 £42,000 +20.00% 5
Microservices
UK

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 53 (61.63%) Java
2 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (55.81%) DevOps
4 41 (47.67%) Scrum
4 41 (47.67%) .NET
5 36 (41.86%) Azure
6 34 (39.53%) OpenShift
7 32 (37.21%) .NET Framework
8 30 (34.88%) Spring
9 29 (33.72%) Advertising
9 29 (33.72%) Kubernetes
10 26 (30.23%) Docker
11 21 (24.42%) TDD
12 20 (23.26%) BDD
12 20 (23.26%) Spring Boot
13 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
14 18 (20.93%) REST
14 18 (20.93%) Social Skills
15 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
15 17 (19.77%) SOA
15 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
16 16 (18.60%) C#
16 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (17.44%) .NET Core
17 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
18 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (16.28%) Coaching
19 13 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
19 13 (15.12%) 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 2 (2.33%) OnBase
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 36 (41.86%) Azure
2 34 (39.53%) OpenShift
3 12 (13.95%) Serverless
4 9 (10.47%) GitHub
5 7 (8.14%) AWS
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.33%) NuGet
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.16%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (1.16%) GCP
7 1 (1.16%) PaaS
7 1 (1.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) FTP
1 3 (3.49%) HTTP
1 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) Big Data
3 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
2 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.65%) Cypress.io
4 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.33%) JIRA
4 2 (2.33%) Maven
4 2 (2.33%) Serenity BDD
4 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.16%) git-flow
5 1 (1.16%) JUnit
5 1 (1.16%) NUnit
5 1 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (33.72%) Advertising
2 18 (20.93%) Social Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Finance
4 7 (8.14%) Back Office
5 5 (5.81%) Electronics
5 5 (5.81%) Local Government
5 5 (5.81%) Marketing
6 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.65%) Public Sector
6 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.33%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.16%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (56.98%) Developer
2 28 (32.56%) Java Developer
3 23 (26.74%) Architect
4 18 (20.93%) Applications Architect
5 17 (19.77%) .NET Developer
6 14 (16.28%) Senior Developer
7 13 (15.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (11.63%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Azure DevOps
10 3 (3.49%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Azure Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.33%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Azure Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Head of Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (47.67%) .NET
2 32 (37.21%) .NET Framework
3 30 (34.88%) Spring
4 20 (23.26%) Spring Boot
5 18 (20.93%) REST
6 15 (17.44%) .NET Core
7 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (15.12%) CSS
8 13 (15.12%) HTML
9 12 (13.95%) RESTful
10 11 (12.79%) GraphQL
10 11 (12.79%) Web Services
11 10 (11.63%) Entity Framework
12 9 (10.47%) CGI
12 9 (10.47%) Dapper ORM
12 9 (10.47%) Hibernate
12 9 (10.47%) JavaBeans
12 9 (10.47%) Middleware
13 8 (9.30%) React
14 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.81%) DevOps
3 41 (47.67%) Scrum
4 21 (24.42%) TDD
5 20 (23.26%) BDD
6 17 (19.77%) SOA
7 16 (18.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (16.28%) Coaching
9 13 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (13.95%) Kanban
11 10 (11.63%) Open Source
12 9 (10.47%) Analytics
12 9 (10.47%) Big Data Analytics
12 9 (10.47%) Data Analytics
12 9 (10.47%) Software Delivery
13 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
14 7 (8.14%) SDLC
15 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
16 5 (5.81%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 53 (61.63%) Java
2 17 (19.77%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.60%) C#
4 12 (13.95%) SQL
5 9 (10.47%) Java 8
5 9 (10.47%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.33%) Kotlin
6 2 (2.33%) PHP
6 2 (2.33%) Python
6 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.65%) MCSD
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.33%) SAFe Agilist
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) GDPR
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) NIST
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 26 (30.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (33.72%) Kubernetes
2 12 (13.95%) Terraform
3 1 (1.16%) Ansible
3 1 (1.16%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Blue Prism
3 4 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) Apple
4 2 (2.33%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.33%) Hyland
5 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.16%) Google
5 1 (1.16%) IBM