Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 57 40 40
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Spring 28 15 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.59% 4.60% 5.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.07% 9.80% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 27
10th Percentile £36,275 - £33,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £29,000 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £31,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +74.19% -43.64% +61.76%
75th Percentile £59,688 £48,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £55,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 253 153 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 32.44% 46.93% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 140 83 239
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.43%
75th Percentile £61,250 £55,625 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,625 £63,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Spring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Northern Ireland

Spring
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Spring in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Spring in Northern Ireland

Spring
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Spring in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Spring in Northern Ireland

Spring
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
County Antrim -17 25 £45,000 +45.16% 7
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT jobs citing Spring 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Spring.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) Hibernate
4 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 15 (53.57%) SQL
6 14 (50.00%) Scrum
7 13 (46.43%) Python
7 13 (46.43%) .NET
7 13 (46.43%) C#
7 13 (46.43%) TDD
7 13 (46.43%) BDD
7 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
7 13 (46.43%) Node.js
8 11 (39.29%) Spring Boot
9 10 (35.71%) Change Control
9 10 (35.71%) Public Sector
9 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
9 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
10 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
10 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
10 9 (32.14%) Microservices
11 8 (28.57%) Coaching
11 8 (28.57%) J2EE
12 6 (21.43%) User Stories
12 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (17.86%) JPA
13 5 (17.86%) AWS
13 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (17.86%) Unix

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon EKS
2 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 3 (10.71%) GitLab
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 10 (35.71%) Public Sector
2 4 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Law
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Software Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) Hibernate
2 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 13 (46.43%) .NET
3 13 (46.43%) Node.js
4 11 (39.29%) Spring Boot
5 8 (28.57%) J2EE
6 5 (17.86%) JPA
7 4 (14.29%) REST
8 3 (10.71%) CSS
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) Dropwizard
8 3 (10.71%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) HTML5
8 3 (10.71%) Java EE
8 3 (10.71%) JAX-RS
8 3 (10.71%) React
9 2 (7.14%) iBATIS
9 2 (7.14%) JMS
9 2 (7.14%) Redux
9 2 (7.14%) Spring Security
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Scrum
3 13 (46.43%) BDD
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
4 10 (35.71%) Change Control
5 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
5 9 (32.14%) Microservices
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) Coaching
7 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (21.43%) User Stories
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (10.71%) Component Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.14%) CI/CD
10 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
11 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) C#
3 13 (46.43%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Java 8
5 2 (7.14%) ES6
5 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) OCP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.71%) Grafana
2 3 (10.71%) Istio
2 3 (10.71%) Prometheus
2 3 (10.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) LexisNexis
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase