Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 104 122
Rank change year-on-year +19 +18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Spring 1,045 878 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.55% 3.02% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.16% 7.27% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 991 749 928
South East median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +2.86%

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12,799 12,082 14,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.53% 41.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11,113 10,431 12,563
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £66,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the South East

Spring
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Spring in the South East

Spring
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Spring in the South East

Spring
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Thames Valley +8 534 £57,500 +4.55% 76
Berkshire +12 280 £57,500 - 33
Surrey -2 156 £50,000 -9.09% 44
Hampshire +66 154 £50,000 +5.26% 26
Oxfordshire -3 128 £63,000 +9.57% 23
Buckinghamshire -10 126 £52,500 +10.53% 20
East Sussex +50 97 £50,000 +33.33% 17
West Sussex +45 93 £45,000 -20.35% 6
Kent +1 13 £46,750 +10.00% 11
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 South East region with a requirement for Spring.

1 1,035 (99.04%) Java
2 597 (57.13%) Agile Software Development
3 437 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 399 (38.18%) Hibernate
5 352 (33.68%) Java 8
6 338 (32.34%) SQL
7 290 (27.75%) HTML
7 290 (27.75%) TDD
8 279 (26.70%) AngularJS
9 258 (24.69%) Software Engineering
10 253 (24.21%) Web Services
11 244 (23.35%) CSS
12 236 (22.58%) Microservices
13 230 (22.01%) Spring Boot
14 226 (21.63%) Linux
15 225 (21.53%) Amazon AWS
16 223 (21.34%) J2EE
17 220 (21.05%) Scrum
18 186 (17.80%) Degree
19 185 (17.70%) Maven
20 181 (17.32%) Jenkins
21 180 (17.22%) Git (software)
22 178 (17.03%) REST
23 164 (15.69%) RESTful
24 154 (14.74%) NoSQL
25 148 (14.16%) JUnit
26 144 (13.78%) MySQL
27 138 (13.21%) MVC
28 134 (12.82%) OO
29 133 (12.73%) Oracle

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 85 (8.13%) Tomcat
2 66 (6.32%) Apache
3 57 (5.45%) JBoss
4 38 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 36 (3.44%) Confluence
6 31 (2.97%) Apache Solr
7 29 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (2.30%) OpenStack
9 23 (2.20%) WebLogic
10 22 (2.11%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
12 9 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.77%) IIS
14 7 (0.67%) CMS
15 5 (0.48%) nginx
16 4 (0.38%) Drupal
16 4 (0.38%) Ethereum
16 4 (0.38%) Liferay
16 4 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.67%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.57%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.38%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.096%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.096%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 225 (21.53%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (4.59%) GitHub
4 21 (2.01%) Heroku
5 16 (1.53%) SaaS
6 14 (1.34%) OpenShift
7 13 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.77%) Serverless
10 6 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.38%) PaaS
12 4 (0.38%) Slack
13 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.19%) IaaS
14 2 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.92%) HTTP
2 31 (2.97%) Internet
3 26 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.44%) AMQP
5 14 (1.34%) DNS
6 4 (0.38%) SMS
7 3 (0.29%) Network Security
7 3 (0.29%) VoIP
7 3 (0.29%) WebEx
8 2 (0.19%) SSL
9 1 (0.096%) CDMA
9 1 (0.096%) Firewall
9 1 (0.096%) GSM
9 1 (0.096%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.096%) LTE
9 1 (0.096%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (14.74%) NoSQL
2 144 (13.78%) MySQL
3 121 (11.58%) Relational Database
4 119 (11.39%) MongoDB
5 104 (9.95%) SQL Server
6 101 (9.67%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 52 (4.98%) Big Data
9 47 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 40 (3.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 24 (2.30%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.72%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.24%) Amazon Aurora
14 9 (0.86%) Parquet
15 8 (0.77%) HBase
16 7 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.67%) Redis
17 6 (0.57%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 185 (17.70%) Maven
2 181 (17.32%) Jenkins
3 180 (17.22%) Git (software)
4 148 (14.16%) JUnit
5 83 (7.94%) Eclipse
6 82 (7.85%) JIRA
7 72 (6.89%) Subversion
8 64 (6.12%) Gradle
9 57 (5.45%) Selenium
10 55 (5.26%) IntelliJ
11 51 (4.88%) Mockito
12 27 (2.58%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.63%) Vagrant
14 14 (1.34%) JMeter
15 13 (1.24%) Bitbucket
15 13 (1.24%) SoapUI
15 13 (1.24%) TestNG
16 12 (1.15%) CruiseControl
16 12 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 121 (11.58%) Finance
2 53 (5.07%) Retail
3 35 (3.35%) Banking
4 29 (2.78%) Publishing
5 20 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.82%) Advertising
7 16 (1.53%) Law
8 11 (1.05%) Electronics
8 11 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.86%) Games
10 8 (0.77%) Marketing
11 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.29%) Automotive
13 3 (0.29%) Back Office
14 2 (0.19%) Military
15 1 (0.096%) Legal
15 1 (0.096%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.096%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 847 (81.05%) Developer
2 785 (75.12%) Java Developer
3 229 (21.91%) Senior Developer
4 214 (20.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 86 (8.23%) Java Engineer
5 86 (8.23%) Software Engineer
6 73 (6.99%) Full Stack Developer
7 66 (6.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 54 (5.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 45 (4.31%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 41 (3.92%) AWS Developer
10 41 (3.92%) Linux Developer
11 39 (3.73%) Architect
12 38 (3.64%) Graduate
12 38 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
12 38 (3.64%) Software Developer
13 36 (3.44%) Lead Developer
14 35 (3.35%) Graduate Java Developer
15 34 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
16 33 (3.16%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (38.18%) Hibernate
2 290 (27.75%) HTML
3 279 (26.70%) AngularJS
4 253 (24.21%) Web Services
5 244 (23.35%) CSS
6 230 (22.01%) Spring Boot
7 223 (21.34%) J2EE
8 178 (17.03%) REST
9 164 (15.69%) RESTful
10 124 (11.87%) React
11 109 (10.43%) JMS
12 101 (9.67%) Java EE
13 93 (8.90%) XML
14 83 (7.94%) JSON
15 75 (7.18%) jQuery
16 72 (6.89%) HTML5
17 68 (6.51%) JSP
18 67 (6.41%) Node.js
19 63 (6.03%) Middleware
20 59 (5.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 125 (11.96%) Greenfield Project
2 117 (11.20%) Computer Science
3 73 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
4 66 (6.32%) Fintech
5 55 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 27 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.91%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.53%) Robotics
10 13 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (0.86%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.77%) Cloud Native
12 8 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.77%) User Experience
12 8 (0.77%) W3C
13 6 (0.57%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.48%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.38%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.38%) NHS
16 3 (0.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 226 (21.63%) Linux
2 55 (5.26%) Unix
3 34 (3.25%) Windows
4 7 (0.67%) Android
5 6 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.48%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.38%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.38%) CentOS
7 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.19%) DC/OS
8 2 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.096%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (57.13%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (27.75%) TDD
3 258 (24.69%) Software Engineering
4 236 (22.58%) Microservices
5 220 (21.05%) Scrum
6 138 (13.21%) MVC
7 134 (12.82%) OO
8 129 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
9 112 (10.72%) BDD
10 90 (8.61%) Unit Testing
11 85 (8.13%) Web Development
12 83 (7.94%) SOA
13 81 (7.75%) Open Source
14 76 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 76 (7.27%) Test Automation
15 74 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
16 70 (6.70%) DevOps
17 68 (6.51%) Multithreading
18 55 (5.26%) Kanban
19 54 (5.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,035 (99.04%) Java
2 437 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 352 (33.68%) Java 8
4 338 (32.34%) SQL
5 113 (10.81%) Python
6 30 (2.87%) PHP
7 28 (2.68%) TypeScript
8 27 (2.58%) Scala
9 24 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 19 (1.82%) C
10 19 (1.82%) C++
11 18 (1.72%) C#
12 14 (1.34%) Groovy
12 14 (1.34%) Kotlin
13 13 (1.24%) Java 9
14 12 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.67%) Go
17 6 (0.57%) Ruby
18 4 (0.38%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 186 (17.80%) Degree
2 75 (7.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.86%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.57%) ISEB
6 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (0.29%) CITP
8 3 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.29%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.19%) PhD
10 1 (0.096%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.97%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) GDPR
3 6 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.38%) PA-DSS
4 4 (0.38%) PSD2
5 3 (0.29%) DICOM
5 3 (0.29%) PMO
6 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.096%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (12.06%) Docker
2 15 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (1.15%) HDFS
3 12 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.38%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.096%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 54 (5.17%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.06%) Terraform
3 29 (2.78%) Ansible
4 24 (2.30%) Puppet
5 12 (1.15%) Kibana
6 10 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.48%) Packer
9 4 (0.38%) Marathon
9 4 (0.38%) Mesos
10 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.29%) logstash
11 2 (0.19%) CloudHub
12 1 (0.096%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.096%) Grafana
12 1 (0.096%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 133 (12.73%) Oracle
2 25 (2.39%) Google
2 25 (2.39%) Microsoft
3 19 (1.82%) VMware
4 17 (1.63%) SAP
5 15 (1.44%) IBM
5 15 (1.44%) Xamarin
6 10 (0.96%) Unisys
7 9 (0.86%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.77%) hybris
8 8 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 8 (0.77%) Splunk
8 8 (0.77%) webMethods
9 6 (0.57%) Apigee
9 6 (0.57%) Sun
10 5 (0.48%) Birst
11 4 (0.38%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.29%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.29%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.29%) Remedy