Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 42 49
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Spring 253 328 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.81% 5.83% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.80% 14.64% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 180 180 143
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,144 2,240 1,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.76% 39.79% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,475 1,237
Scotland median annual salary £45,790 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.74% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Scotland

Spring
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Spring in Scotland.

Salary trend for Spring in Scotland

Spring
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Spring in Scotland

Spring
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Glasgow -24 134 £52,500 +5.00% 32
Edinburgh +13 104 £49,250 +9.44% 20
South Lanarkshire - 9 £55,000 - 2
Dundee +9 2 £39,000 +11.43% 1
Stirling +6 1 £46,000 +18.71%
Fife - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £45,000 - 1
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Spring.

1 243 (96.05%) Java
2 156 (61.66%) Hibernate
3 138 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (49.80%) SQL
5 119 (47.04%) JavaScript
6 113 (44.66%) HTML
7 111 (43.87%) AngularJS
8 92 (36.36%) OO
9 91 (35.97%) Oracle
10 89 (35.18%) Finance
11 80 (31.62%) PostgreSQL
12 79 (31.23%) Maven
13 73 (28.85%) Python
14 70 (27.67%) SDLC
15 67 (26.48%) Docker
16 66 (26.09%) NoSQL
17 64 (25.30%) Microservices
18 62 (24.51%) OOP
18 62 (24.51%) CSS
19 59 (23.32%) MySQL
20 58 (22.92%) Relational Database
21 56 (22.13%) Enterprise Software
22 55 (21.74%) Spring Boot
22 55 (21.74%) TDD
23 53 (20.95%) Web Services
24 51 (20.16%) Ansible
25 49 (19.37%) Collaborative Working
25 49 (19.37%) PHP
25 49 (19.37%) Hadoop
25 49 (19.37%) Java EE

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 21 (8.30%) JBoss
2 15 (5.93%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.53%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (3.95%) WildFly
5 6 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.98%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.40%) Confluence
9 1 (0.40%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.19%) Apigee
2 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.40%) Datadog
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) npm
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) SNMP
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (31.62%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 59 (23.32%) MySQL
4 58 (22.92%) Relational Database
5 49 (19.37%) Hadoop
6 42 (16.60%) RDBMS
7 13 (5.14%) Blockchain
7 13 (5.14%) SQL Server
8 11 (4.35%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.95%) MariaDB
10 9 (3.56%) Big Data
10 9 (3.56%) DB2
11 8 (3.16%) MarkLogic
11 8 (3.16%) Sybase ASE
12 7 (2.77%) MongoDB
13 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.19%) OLAP
14 3 (1.19%) OLTP
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 79 (31.23%) Maven
2 45 (17.79%) Git (software)
3 40 (15.81%) Subversion
4 37 (14.62%) Eclipse
5 29 (11.46%) Hudson
6 27 (10.67%) JUnit
7 21 (8.30%) Gradle
8 20 (7.91%) Jenkins
9 15 (5.93%) SoapUI
10 14 (5.53%) Ant
11 10 (3.95%) Android Studio
11 10 (3.95%) JIRA
12 8 (3.16%) IntelliJ
13 7 (2.77%) Bitbucket
13 7 (2.77%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.37%) Mockito
14 6 (2.37%) Selenium
15 3 (1.19%) ClearCase
15 3 (1.19%) MagicDraw
16 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 89 (35.18%) Finance
2 9 (3.56%) Banking
3 8 (3.16%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.98%) Law
5 1 (0.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 163 (64.43%) Developer
2 144 (56.92%) Java Developer
3 36 (14.23%) Senior Developer
4 34 (13.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 29 (11.46%) Software Engineer
6 23 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 21 (8.30%) Java Engineer
8 10 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
9 9 (3.56%) AWS Developer
9 9 (3.56%) Development Engineer
9 9 (3.56%) J2EE Developer
9 9 (3.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (3.56%) Lead Developer
9 9 (3.56%) Lead Java Developer
9 9 (3.56%) Principal Engineer
9 9 (3.56%) Principal Software Engineer
9 9 (3.56%) Software Development Engineer
10 8 (3.16%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (3.16%) Team Leader
11 7 (2.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (61.66%) Hibernate
2 113 (44.66%) HTML
3 111 (43.87%) AngularJS
4 62 (24.51%) CSS
5 55 (21.74%) Spring Boot
6 53 (20.95%) Web Services
7 49 (19.37%) Java EE
8 41 (16.21%) React
9 37 (14.62%) CSS3
9 37 (14.62%) HTML5
9 37 (14.62%) J2EE
10 33 (13.04%) SOAP
11 30 (11.86%) Spring MVC
12 27 (10.67%) XML
13 25 (9.88%) JSP
14 22 (8.70%) REST
15 20 (7.91%) JDBC
15 20 (7.91%) jQuery
15 20 (7.91%) Sass
16 19 (7.51%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.13%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (11.46%) Fintech
3 23 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (5.93%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.74%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.58%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.58%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.79%) Blog
8 2 (0.79%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.79%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.40%) Clustering
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) Robotics
9 1 (0.40%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.83%) Linux
2 16 (6.32%) Unix
3 11 (4.35%) Windows
4 10 (3.95%) Android
4 10 (3.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (36.36%) OO
3 70 (27.67%) SDLC
4 64 (25.30%) Microservices
5 62 (24.51%) OOP
6 55 (21.74%) TDD
7 49 (19.37%) Collaborative Working
8 48 (18.97%) Software Engineering
9 45 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (13.44%) MVC
11 29 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (10.28%) Mentoring
12 26 (10.28%) Open Source
12 26 (10.28%) Unit Testing
13 24 (9.49%) Test Automation
14 19 (7.51%) Analytics
14 19 (7.51%) Scrum
15 18 (7.11%) Computer Science
16 16 (6.32%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
17 15 (5.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 243 (96.05%) Java
2 126 (49.80%) SQL
3 119 (47.04%) JavaScript
4 73 (28.85%) Python
5 49 (19.37%) PHP
6 30 (11.86%) Java 8
7 16 (6.32%) C#
8 10 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.56%) TypeScript
10 8 (3.16%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.16%) XQuery
11 4 (1.58%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.79%) Java 9
12 2 (0.79%) R
12 2 (0.79%) Ruby
13 1 (0.40%) C++
13 1 (0.40%) ES6
13 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.40%) Scala
13 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (12.65%) Degree
2 15 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 67 (26.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 51 (20.16%) Ansible
2 48 (18.97%) Puppet
3 5 (1.98%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.19%) Terraform
5 1 (0.40%) Consul
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (35.97%) Oracle
2 20 (7.91%) Sybase
3 8 (3.16%) IBM
4 3 (1.19%) Informatica
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.19%) Twitter
5 2 (0.79%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.79%) New Relic
6 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.40%) Google
6 1 (0.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.40%) Yahoo!