Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Spock skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Spock over the 6 months to 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spock Framework
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 860 1030 1128
Rank change year-on-year +170 +98 -37
Permanent jobs citing Spock 7 75 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.052% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.041% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 58 44
Median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +38.46% -11.36%
10th Percentile £50,950 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £87,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.36% +15.79% +18.75%

Spock is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16,943 28,080 35,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.58% 19.65% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13,349 22,147 28,948
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Spock
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Spock as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Spock in the UK

Spock
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Spock.

Salary trend for Spock in the UK

Spock
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Spock over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Spock in the UK

Spock
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spock within the UK over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
England +165 6 £65,000 -7.14%
London +126 4 £65,000 -13.33%
UK excluding London +154 3 £64,000 +16.36%
Work from Home +50 3 £65,000 -23.53%
South West +89 1 £43,000 -21.82%
Midlands +85 1 £85,000 +161.54%
Northern Ireland +14 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT jobs citing Spock 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 with a requirement for Spock.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
4 4 (57.14%) Gatling
4 4 (57.14%) Java 8
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) Node.js
5 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) Retail
5 3 (42.86%) Spring
5 3 (42.86%) Maven
5 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
5 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (42.86%) Microservices
5 3 (42.86%) Gradle
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
6 2 (28.57%) Kafka
6 2 (28.57%) User Stories
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) JMeter
6 2 (28.57%) NUnit
6 2 (28.57%) XML

Spock
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) BigQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Bigtable
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Gatling
3 3 (42.86%) Gradle
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) Mockito
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Geb
5 1 (14.29%) Mocha
5 1 (14.29%) Moq
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
2 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
2 3 (42.86%) Node.js
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Kafka
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) COM
4 1 (14.29%) ebXML
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) Microservices
6 2 (28.57%) BDD
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) User Stories
7 1 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (14.29%) Coaching
7 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Java 8
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 1 (14.29%) Google
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle