Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 155 90 104
Rank change year-on-year -65 +14 -31
Permanent jobs citing Spring 385 339 711
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.16% 3.41% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.87% 7.55% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 188 329 604
10th Percentile £45,875 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £51,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £77,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +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 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 6,555 4,488 9,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.75% 45.13% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,728 3,922 7,800
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Spring as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Spring in the South East.

Salary trend for Spring in the South East

Spring
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Spring in the South East over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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 24 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
Hampshire +20 173 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Thames Valley -142 71 £70,000 +12.00% 25
Surrey -63 62 £77,500 +10.71% 5
Berkshire -91 34 £63,750 -1.92% 7
Kent -24 32 £57,000 +14.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -84 25 £76,250 +22.00% 6
West Sussex +3 18 £65,000 +13.04% 1
East Sussex - 18 £75,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -42 12 £70,000 +33.33% 12
Home Counties - 10 £100,000 -
Sussex - 2 £72,500 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Spring.

1 372 (96.62%) Java
2 243 (63.12%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (50.65%) Microservices
4 184 (47.79%) Spring Boot
4 184 (47.79%) Jenkins
5 178 (46.23%) AWS
6 162 (42.08%) CI/CD
7 158 (41.04%) Finance
8 157 (40.78%) Software Engineering
9 155 (40.26%) DevOps
10 151 (39.22%) JavaScript
11 141 (36.62%) Linux
12 140 (36.36%) React
13 138 (35.84%) Git (software)
14 136 (35.32%) Computer Science
15 132 (34.29%) Degree
15 132 (34.29%) TDD
16 125 (32.47%) Kafka
17 124 (32.21%) AngularJS
18 122 (31.69%) Ansible
19 121 (31.43%) CSS
20 118 (30.65%) REST
21 115 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
22 114 (29.61%) Scrum
22 114 (29.61%) Full Stack Development
23 113 (29.35%) Kubernetes
24 112 (29.09%) PostgreSQL
24 112 (29.09%) Unix
25 107 (27.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
26 106 (27.53%) Azure

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 77 (20.00%) Apache
2 74 (19.22%) Apache Spark
3 58 (15.06%) GemFire
4 32 (8.31%) Tomcat
5 31 (8.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 26 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (4.42%) JBoss
8 16 (4.16%) Apache Solr
8 16 (4.16%) nginx
9 14 (3.64%) Jetty
10 6 (1.56%) Confluence
10 6 (1.56%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.30%) Mule
12 3 (0.78%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.78%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.78%) WildFly
13 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 178 (46.23%) AWS
2 106 (27.53%) Azure
3 82 (21.30%) GitHub
4 64 (16.62%) GCP
5 52 (13.51%) Serverless
6 45 (11.69%) OpenShift
7 44 (11.43%) Amazon Kinesis
8 27 (7.01%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (5.19%) PaaS
10 19 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (4.42%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (3.64%) SaaS
13 9 (2.34%) Amazon EMR
13 9 (2.34%) Amazon S3
14 7 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (1.82%) Power Platform
15 4 (1.04%) GitHub Actions
16 2 (0.52%) AWS Step Functions
16 2 (0.52%) Azure Pipelines
16 2 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.64%) Calico
2 7 (1.82%) Intranet
3 6 (1.56%) HTTP
4 4 (1.04%) Internet
5 3 (0.78%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.78%) VoIP
6 2 (0.52%) Broadband
6 2 (0.52%) DNS
7 1 (0.26%) NaaS
7 1 (0.26%) NGN
7 1 (0.26%) SD-WAN
7 1 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (29.09%) PostgreSQL
2 82 (21.30%) Big Data
3 73 (18.96%) Relational Database
4 64 (16.62%) NoSQL
5 63 (16.36%) HBase
6 60 (15.58%) MariaDB
6 60 (15.58%) Redis
7 38 (9.87%) Hadoop
8 29 (7.53%) MySQL
9 24 (6.23%) SQL Server
10 16 (4.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (3.38%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.86%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.82%) Power BI
14 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (1.04%) Couchbase
15 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.78%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.78%) OLTP
17 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 184 (47.79%) Jenkins
2 138 (35.84%) Git (software)
3 82 (21.30%) Cucumber
4 77 (20.00%) JUnit
5 70 (18.18%) Gradle
6 64 (16.62%) Protractor
7 60 (15.58%) Sonatype Nexus
8 56 (14.55%) IntelliJ
9 51 (13.25%) Cypress.io
10 50 (12.99%) Storybook
11 48 (12.47%) Mockito
12 45 (11.69%) Eclipse
12 45 (11.69%) Maven
13 34 (8.83%) GitLab
14 32 (8.31%) SonarQube
15 31 (8.05%) Artifactory
16 26 (6.75%) Selenium
17 17 (4.42%) JIRA
18 14 (3.64%) gulp
18 14 (3.64%) Vagrant
General
1 158 (41.04%) Finance
2 107 (27.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 103 (26.75%) Banking
3 103 (26.75%) Law
4 43 (11.17%) Social Skills
5 31 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (4.94%) Marketing
7 18 (4.68%) Presentation Skills
7 18 (4.68%) Retail
8 12 (3.12%) Telecoms
9 9 (2.34%) Back Office
10 8 (2.08%) Electronics
11 7 (1.82%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.30%) Publishing
13 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.78%) Games
14 1 (0.26%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 247 (64.16%) Developer
2 165 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 74 (19.22%) Software Engineer
4 62 (16.10%) Senior Developer
5 53 (13.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (13.25%) Software Developer
7 40 (10.39%) Lead Developer
8 39 (10.13%) Principal Engineer
8 39 (10.13%) Principal Software Engineer
9 29 (7.53%) Java Engineer
10 28 (7.27%) Lead Software Developer
11 26 (6.75%) Analyst
11 26 (6.75%) Analyst Developer
11 26 (6.75%) Pricing Analyst
11 26 (6.75%) Pricing Developer
12 17 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (3.90%) Java Software Developer
13 15 (3.90%) Lead Software Engineer
13 15 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
14 14 (3.64%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (47.79%) Spring Boot
2 140 (36.36%) React
3 125 (32.47%) Kafka
4 124 (32.21%) AngularJS
5 121 (31.43%) CSS
6 118 (30.65%) REST
7 97 (25.19%) Node.js
8 90 (23.38%) RabbitMQ
9 78 (20.26%) HTML
10 70 (18.18%) RESTful
11 69 (17.92%) JSON
12 64 (16.62%) Redux
13 58 (15.06%) Hibernate
14 57 (14.81%) Web Services
15 55 (14.29%) WireMock
16 53 (13.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 50 (12.99%) Express
17 50 (12.99%) Tailwind CSS
18 46 (11.95%) Play Framework
19 42 (10.91%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 72 (18.70%) User Experience
2 67 (17.40%) Self-Motivation
3 61 (15.84%) Linux Command Line
4 34 (8.83%) Virtual Team
5 29 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (6.75%) Management Information System
7 23 (5.97%) iPad
7 23 (5.97%) Social Media
8 12 (3.12%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.34%) Cyber Defence
9 9 (2.34%) Cyberattack
10 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.30%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.30%) W3C
11 4 (1.04%) Blog
11 4 (1.04%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.78%) Contactless
12 3 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.78%) Wiki
13 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 141 (36.62%) Linux
2 112 (29.09%) Unix
3 2 (0.52%) Android
3 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.52%) Windows
4 1 (0.26%) CentOS
4 1 (0.26%) Debian
4 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (63.12%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (50.65%) Microservices
3 162 (42.08%) CI/CD
4 157 (40.78%) Software Engineering
5 155 (40.26%) DevOps
6 136 (35.32%) Computer Science
7 132 (34.29%) TDD
8 115 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
9 114 (29.61%) Full Stack Development
9 114 (29.61%) Scrum
10 93 (24.16%) Digital Banking
11 80 (20.78%) BDD
12 79 (20.52%) Multithreading
13 64 (16.62%) OO
14 59 (15.32%) Business Continuity
15 55 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 55 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
16 54 (14.03%) Fintech
17 50 (12.99%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 50 (12.99%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 372 (96.62%) Java
2 151 (39.22%) JavaScript
3 84 (21.82%) Shell Script
4 83 (21.56%) Python
5 56 (14.55%) SQL
6 51 (13.25%) Groovy
7 43 (11.17%) C#
7 43 (11.17%) Java 8
8 37 (9.61%) Kotlin
9 27 (7.01%) C
9 27 (7.01%) Perl
10 26 (6.75%) C++
11 22 (5.71%) TypeScript
12 19 (4.94%) Bash
13 17 (4.42%) Java 11
14 15 (3.90%) Go
14 15 (3.90%) Ruby
15 14 (3.64%) Scala
16 7 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.30%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 132 (34.29%) Degree
2 60 (15.58%) OCP
2 60 (15.58%) Oracle Certification
3 38 (9.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.64%) DBS Check
6 11 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.64%) QA
1 14 (3.64%) SLA
2 3 (0.78%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 98 (25.45%) Docker
2 52 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (12.73%) HDFS
4 19 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (3.64%) KVM
6 7 (1.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.26%) Postfix
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 122 (31.69%) Ansible
2 113 (29.35%) Kubernetes
3 63 (16.36%) Terraform
4 41 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (3.64%) Consul
5 14 (3.64%) Grafana
5 14 (3.64%) Kibana
5 14 (3.64%) Packer
6 4 (1.04%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.78%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.26%) Puppet
8 1 (0.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 56 (14.55%) Oracle
1 56 (14.55%) VMware
2 51 (13.25%) Okta
3 26 (6.75%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.90%) Google
5 14 (3.64%) PayPal
6 12 (3.12%) Twitter
7 7 (1.82%) IBM
8 6 (1.56%) Facebook
9 5 (1.30%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.04%) Brandwatch
10 4 (1.04%) Cisco
10 4 (1.04%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.78%) Elastic Path
11 3 (0.78%) LexisNexis
12 2 (0.52%) Dynatrace
12 2 (0.52%) New Relic
12 2 (0.52%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.26%) CA Agile Central
13 1 (0.26%) Confluent