Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 104 75
Rank change year-on-year +8 -29 +14
Permanent jobs citing Spring 1,149 2,104 3,304
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.22% 2.99% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.61% 7.91% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,262 1,851 2,938
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.45% +0.50% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 15,098 26,592 32,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.26% 37.80% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12,734 21,992 27,093
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +5.00%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Spring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the UK excluding London

Spring
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Spring in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Spring in the UK excluding London

Spring
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Spring in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Spring in the UK excluding London

Spring
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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
South East +17 340 £62,500 +8.70% 53
South West +47 221 £52,000 +9.47% 31
North of England -18 218 £47,500 -5.00% 109
Midlands +5 130 £50,000 +8.70% 33
Scotland +20 118 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Yorkshire -47 93 £47,500 - 34
West Midlands +36 83 £55,000 +15.79% 21
North West -22 83 £51,250 -6.82% 61
East of England +15 75 £62,250 +8.26% 17
East Midlands -2 47 £47,500 +5.56% 12
North East +47 41 £45,000 -9.60% 14
Wales +11 38 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Northern Ireland -3 13 £31,000 -31.87% 8
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Spring.

1 1,045 (90.95%) Java
2 609 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (40.03%) Spring Boot
4 434 (37.77%) JavaScript
5 404 (35.16%) Microservices
6 349 (30.37%) SQL
7 330 (28.72%) AngularJS
8 311 (27.07%) AWS
9 297 (25.85%) DevOps
10 291 (25.33%) TDD
11 277 (24.11%) Docker
12 253 (22.02%) Hibernate
13 230 (20.02%) HTML
13 230 (20.02%) Kubernetes
14 229 (19.93%) CSS
15 227 (19.76%) Software Engineering
16 226 (19.67%) Scrum
17 219 (19.06%) Java 8
18 215 (18.71%) REST
19 207 (18.02%) Git (software)
20 196 (17.06%) PostgreSQL
21 194 (16.88%) Maven
22 191 (16.62%) Jenkins
23 188 (16.36%) JUnit
24 184 (16.01%) Web Services
25 180 (15.67%) RESTful
26 163 (14.19%) Azure
27 160 (13.93%) React
28 155 (13.49%) MVC
29 148 (12.88%) Node.js

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 94 (8.18%) Elasticsearch
2 85 (7.40%) Tomcat
3 76 (6.61%) Apache
4 60 (5.22%) Apache Spark
5 37 (3.22%) Confluence
5 37 (3.22%) JBoss
6 22 (1.91%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.13%) Apache Solr
8 13 (1.13%) Mule
8 13 (1.13%) Mule ESB
9 12 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.04%) Red Hat Fuse
10 9 (0.78%) CMS
11 7 (0.61%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.52%) nginx
13 4 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.26%) Adobe XD
1 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 311 (27.07%) AWS
2 163 (14.19%) Azure
3 115 (10.01%) GCP
4 96 (8.36%) GitHub
4 96 (8.36%) SaaS
5 51 (4.44%) Stackdriver
6 41 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (3.57%) Serverless
7 28 (2.44%) OpenShift
8 22 (1.91%) Amazon ECS
8 22 (1.91%) PaaS
9 21 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
10 20 (1.74%) Amazon EKS
11 18 (1.57%) IaaS
12 17 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 14 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.87%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.78%) Slack
16 5 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.65%) HTTP
2 12 (1.04%) AMQP
3 9 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.52%) Internet
4 6 (0.52%) SSL
5 3 (0.26%) DNS
5 3 (0.26%) Network Security
6 2 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.087%) CDMA
7 1 (0.087%) GPON
7 1 (0.087%) GSM
7 1 (0.087%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (0.087%) LTE
7 1 (0.087%) NGN
7 1 (0.087%) UMTS
7 1 (0.087%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (17.06%) PostgreSQL
2 132 (11.49%) MongoDB
3 122 (10.62%) NoSQL
4 114 (9.92%) MySQL
5 93 (8.09%) Relational Database
6 73 (6.35%) SQL Server
7 61 (5.31%) Big Data
8 32 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 18 (1.57%) Redis
10 17 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.87%) GIS
12 10 (0.87%) HBase
13 8 (0.70%) DB2
14 6 (0.52%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.44%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 207 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 194 (16.88%) Maven
3 191 (16.62%) Jenkins
4 188 (16.36%) JUnit
5 93 (8.09%) Gradle
6 85 (7.40%) JIRA
7 64 (5.57%) Mockito
8 46 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 46 (4.00%) IntelliJ
9 27 (2.35%) Selenium
9 27 (2.35%) Subversion
10 24 (2.09%) Cucumber
11 23 (2.00%) Bitbucket
12 22 (1.91%) Ant
13 17 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.48%) Liquibase
14 14 (1.22%) SonarQube
15 12 (1.04%) GitLab
15 12 (1.04%) webpack
16 11 (0.96%) gulp
General
1 144 (12.53%) Public Sector
2 129 (11.23%) Finance
3 39 (3.39%) Banking
4 24 (2.09%) Marketing
5 21 (1.83%) Retail
6 20 (1.74%) Electronics
7 16 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.22%) Law
10 13 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.87%) Games
12 7 (0.61%) Advertising
12 7 (0.61%) Automotive
13 4 (0.35%) Back Office
14 2 (0.17%) Legal
14 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.087%) Billing
15 1 (0.087%) Military
15 1 (0.087%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 876 (76.24%) Developer
2 648 (56.40%) Java Developer
3 277 (24.11%) Senior Developer
4 210 (18.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 125 (10.88%) Software Engineer
6 122 (10.62%) Full Stack Developer
7 119 (10.36%) Java Engineer
8 86 (7.48%) Lead Developer
9 70 (6.09%) Java Software Engineer
10 68 (5.92%) Lead Java Developer
11 65 (5.66%) Software Developer
12 64 (5.57%) Senior Software Engineer
13 51 (4.44%) Senior Java Engineer
14 45 (3.92%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 39 (3.39%) Architect
16 36 (3.13%) Junior
17 35 (3.05%) Angular Developer
17 35 (3.05%) Junior Developer
18 32 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
18 32 (2.79%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (40.03%) Spring Boot
2 330 (28.72%) AngularJS
3 253 (22.02%) Hibernate
4 230 (20.02%) HTML
5 229 (19.93%) CSS
6 215 (18.71%) REST
7 184 (16.01%) Web Services
8 180 (15.67%) RESTful
9 160 (13.93%) React
10 148 (12.88%) Node.js
11 124 (10.79%) J2EE
12 102 (8.88%) .NET
13 91 (7.92%) RabbitMQ
14 90 (7.83%) XML
15 88 (7.66%) Apache Camel
16 86 (7.48%) SOAP
17 85 (7.40%) Spring Integration
18 83 (7.22%) Kafka
19 73 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 70 (6.09%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 65 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (4.00%) User Experience
3 39 (3.39%) Data Structures
4 36 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (3.13%) NHS
5 29 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 26 (2.26%) Algorithms
7 23 (2.00%) Cloud Native
8 21 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.04%) Blog
11 11 (0.96%) N-Tier
11 11 (0.96%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (0.52%) Social Media
13 5 (0.44%) Video\Live Streaming
14 4 (0.35%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.35%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.35%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (8.18%) Linux
2 30 (2.61%) Unix
3 22 (1.91%) Android
4 20 (1.74%) Windows
5 14 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.52%) CentOS
7 6 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.17%) Fedora
9 1 (0.087%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 404 (35.16%) Microservices
3 297 (25.85%) DevOps
4 291 (25.33%) TDD
5 227 (19.76%) Software Engineering
6 226 (19.67%) Scrum
7 155 (13.49%) MVC
8 144 (12.53%) BDD
9 130 (11.31%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (8.53%) Test Automation
11 91 (7.92%) Kanban
12 86 (7.48%) Unit Testing
13 79 (6.88%) OO
14 70 (6.09%) Fintech
15 69 (6.01%) Multithreading
16 67 (5.83%) Mentoring
17 64 (5.57%) SDLC
18 60 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
19 59 (5.13%) Open Source
20 57 (4.96%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,045 (90.95%) Java
2 434 (37.77%) JavaScript
3 349 (30.37%) SQL
4 219 (19.06%) Java 8
5 125 (10.88%) Python
6 117 (10.18%) TypeScript
7 93 (8.09%) C#
8 60 (5.22%) Scala
9 43 (3.74%) PHP
10 34 (2.96%) C
11 24 (2.09%) Kotlin
12 22 (1.91%) XPath
13 13 (1.13%) Apple Swift
13 13 (1.13%) C++
14 12 (1.04%) Objective-C
14 12 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.96%) Go
16 10 (0.87%) Ruby
17 8 (0.70%) Groovy
17 8 (0.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 136 (11.84%) SC Cleared
3 80 (6.96%) Degree
4 27 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 21 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.87%) HND
7 6 (0.52%) HNC
8 5 (0.44%) MCSD
8 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.35%) PhD
10 3 (0.26%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.087%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.09%) QA
2 6 (0.52%) SLA
3 5 (0.44%) WCAG
4 4 (0.35%) GDPR
4 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) NCSC
6 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 277 (24.11%) Docker
2 6 (0.52%) vSphere
3 5 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 230 (20.02%) Kubernetes
2 103 (8.96%) Terraform
3 82 (7.14%) Ansible
4 56 (4.87%) Grafana
5 39 (3.39%) Puppet
6 29 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.44%) Kibana
8 5 (0.44%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.35%) logstash
10 3 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.26%) Rancher
11 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.17%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.17%) vRealize
12 1 (0.087%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.087%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 1 (0.087%) FreeIPA
12 1 (0.087%) Packer
Vendors
1 104 (9.05%) Oracle
2 79 (6.88%) Google
3 75 (6.53%) Splunk
4 55 (4.79%) ServiceNow
5 39 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 24 (2.09%) Red Hat
7 22 (1.91%) IBM
8 16 (1.39%) SAP
9 15 (1.31%) Adobe
9 15 (1.31%) Solace
10 14 (1.22%) WSO2
11 11 (0.96%) Pega
12 10 (0.87%) Apple
12 10 (0.87%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.70%) Ariba
14 6 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.52%) webMethods
15 5 (0.44%) VMware
16 4 (0.35%) HubSpot
17 3 (0.26%) Xamarin