Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 49 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Spring 336 219 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.80% 4.75% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.55% 11.50% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 248 96 201
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,929 £36,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 2,309 1,904 2,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.86% 41.27% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,641 1,186 1,367
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £62,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +13 243 £50,000 -13.04% 34
Edinburgh -22 72 £50,000 +17.65% 18
Orkney Islands - 10 £40,000 -
Dundee -1 8 £40,000 -11.11%
Aberdeen - 3 £37,500 -
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 320 (95.24%) Java
2 220 (65.48%) Hibernate
3 195 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (41.96%) SQL
5 140 (41.67%) TDD
6 133 (39.58%) Finance
7 129 (38.39%) Maven
7 129 (38.39%) SDLC
8 128 (38.10%) JavaScript
9 127 (37.80%) HTML
10 120 (35.71%) NoSQL
11 114 (33.93%) Python
12 102 (30.36%) OO
13 91 (27.08%) AngularJS
14 88 (26.19%) Hadoop
15 87 (25.89%) Ansible
16 86 (25.60%) Docker
17 79 (23.51%) Puppet
18 74 (22.02%) PHP
19 73 (21.73%) Git (software)
20 72 (21.43%) Web Services
21 68 (20.24%) MySQL
22 65 (19.35%) Scrum
23 63 (18.75%) Oracle
24 62 (18.45%) Enterprise Software
25 61 (18.15%) OOP
25 61 (18.15%) Software Engineering
26 59 (17.56%) PostgreSQL
27 58 (17.26%) BDD
27 58 (17.26%) Collaborative Working

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 56 (16.67%) JBoss
2 39 (11.61%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.55%) Jetty
4 21 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 21 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 16 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.98%) GemFire
6 10 (2.98%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.19%) Apache
8 3 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.89%) Confluence
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.30%) IIS
10 1 (0.30%) nginx
10 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.30%) Tornado
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.17%) GitHub
2 14 (4.17%) SaaS
3 9 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.60%) IaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.68%) AMQP
2 5 (1.49%) SSH
2 5 (1.49%) SSL
3 4 (1.19%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (35.71%) NoSQL
2 88 (26.19%) Hadoop
3 68 (20.24%) MySQL
4 59 (17.56%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (15.48%) MongoDB
6 34 (10.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (9.52%) Big Data
8 29 (8.63%) Relational Database
9 21 (6.25%) Couchbase
9 21 (6.25%) DB2
9 21 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 21 (6.25%) Redis
9 21 (6.25%) Riak
10 12 (3.57%) SQL Server
11 9 (2.68%) Blockchain
12 4 (1.19%) MarkLogic
12 4 (1.19%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (0.89%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.89%) KDB
13 3 (0.89%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 129 (38.39%) Maven
2 73 (21.73%) Git (software)
3 57 (16.96%) JUnit
4 39 (11.61%) Selenium
5 38 (11.31%) Jenkins
6 32 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 23 (6.85%) Eclipse
8 22 (6.55%) Subversion
9 21 (6.25%) Bitbucket
9 21 (6.25%) FitNesse
9 21 (6.25%) Gradle
9 21 (6.25%) Vagrant
10 19 (5.65%) Mockito
11 11 (3.27%) JIRA
12 10 (2.98%) Ant
12 10 (2.98%) Spock
13 8 (2.38%) GitLab
14 6 (1.79%) MSTest
14 6 (1.79%) NUnit
15 4 (1.19%) Mocha
General
1 133 (39.58%) Finance
2 27 (8.04%) Advertising
3 22 (6.55%) Banking
4 9 (2.68%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.89%) Front Office
5 3 (0.89%) Marketing
6 2 (0.60%) Legal
6 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 282 (83.93%) Developer
2 246 (73.21%) Java Developer
3 71 (21.13%) Senior Developer
4 66 (19.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 33 (9.82%) Lead Developer
5 33 (9.82%) Lead Java Developer
6 27 (8.04%) Java Engineer
7 24 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 22 (6.55%) Software Developer
9 19 (5.65%) Java Software Engineer
10 17 (5.06%) Python Developer
11 13 (3.87%) Senior Python Developer
12 11 (3.27%) Technical Leader
13 10 (2.98%) SaaS Developer
13 10 (2.98%) Web Developer
14 9 (2.68%) Java Software Developer
14 9 (2.68%) Java Team Leader
14 9 (2.68%) Team Leader
15 7 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
16 6 (1.79%) Objective-C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (65.48%) Hibernate
2 127 (37.80%) HTML
3 91 (27.08%) AngularJS
4 72 (21.43%) Web Services
5 57 (16.96%) REST
6 53 (15.77%) SOAP
7 52 (15.48%) HTML5
8 41 (12.20%) CSS
9 40 (11.90%) XML
10 34 (10.12%) JMS
11 32 (9.52%) Drools
12 30 (8.93%) React
13 28 (8.33%) J2EE
13 28 (8.33%) Spring MVC
14 25 (7.44%) Java EE
14 25 (7.44%) RESTful
15 24 (7.14%) JSON
15 24 (7.14%) Spring Boot
16 20 (5.95%) CSS3
17 18 (5.36%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.45%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (4.46%) User Experience
3 11 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.98%) Fintech
4 10 (2.98%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.68%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.89%) Social Media
9 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.60%) Derivative
9 2 (0.60%) Digital Signage
9 2 (0.60%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.60%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.33%) Unix
2 26 (7.74%) Linux
3 13 (3.87%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.27%) Windows
5 8 (2.38%) Android
6 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (41.67%) TDD
3 129 (38.39%) SDLC
4 102 (30.36%) OO
5 65 (19.35%) Scrum
6 61 (18.15%) OOP
6 61 (18.15%) Software Engineering
7 58 (17.26%) BDD
7 58 (17.26%) Collaborative Working
8 55 (16.37%) Mentoring
9 51 (15.18%) Multithreading
10 50 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
11 46 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
11 46 (13.69%) Test Automation
12 41 (12.20%) Concurrent Programming
13 39 (11.61%) MVC
14 37 (11.01%) Microservices
15 35 (10.42%) SOA
15 35 (10.42%) Web Development
16 26 (7.74%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 320 (95.24%) Java
2 141 (41.96%) SQL
3 128 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 114 (33.93%) Python
5 74 (22.02%) PHP
6 28 (8.33%) Java 8
7 23 (6.85%) Bash Shell
8 21 (6.25%) Ruby
9 13 (3.87%) C++
10 11 (3.27%) Groovy
11 6 (1.79%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.49%) Perl
13 4 (1.19%) C#
13 4 (1.19%) XQuery
14 3 (0.89%) C
14 3 (0.89%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.89%) Scala
15 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (9.82%) Degree
2 8 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.60%) EMIR
2 2 (0.60%) MiFID
System Software
1 86 (25.60%) Docker
2 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (25.89%) Ansible
2 79 (23.51%) Puppet
3 28 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (6.25%) Cobbler
5 3 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.89%) Rancher
6 2 (0.60%) Terraform
7 1 (0.30%) Control-M
7 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.30%) logstash
7 1 (0.30%) Marathon
7 1 (0.30%) Mesos
Vendors
1 63 (18.75%) Oracle
2 28 (8.33%) Sybase
3 18 (5.36%) IBM
4 9 (2.68%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.38%) Informatica
6 4 (1.19%) VMware
7 3 (0.89%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.60%) Perforce
8 2 (0.60%) Progress
8 2 (0.60%) Reuters
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.30%) Panasonic
9 1 (0.30%) SAP
9 1 (0.30%) Splunk