Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spock Framework
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1086 1098 1173
Rank change year-on-year +12 +75 +65
Permanent jobs citing Spock 81 106 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.059% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 107
UK median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +13.21%
10th Percentile £38,750 £34,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £88,500 £71,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.96% -24.50%

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 35,674 36,489 36,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.57% 20.42% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28,952 30,070 31,571
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Spock
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Spock in the UK

Spock
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Spock in the UK

Spock
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spock over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Spock in the UK

Spock
Top 12 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 22 July 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
England +5 76 £48,750 -22.00% 10
UK excluding London +33 47 £47,500 +18.75% 6
London -49 33 £62,500 -8.76% 6
South West +24 20 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North of England +12 10 £52,500 +28.05%
East of England - 10 - -
North West - 8 - -
Scotland - 4 - -
Yorkshire +21 2 £52,500 +28.05%
South East +2 2 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Midlands +6 1 £30,000 -10.45% 2
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (90.12%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (76.54%) Groovy
4 59 (72.84%) BDD
5 56 (69.14%) JUnit
6 49 (60.49%) Test Automation
7 42 (51.85%) TDD
8 40 (49.38%) RESTful
9 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
10 31 (38.27%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (37.04%) Microservices
11 30 (37.04%) Performance Testing
12 29 (35.80%) REST
13 27 (33.33%) DevOps
13 27 (33.33%) Linux
14 23 (28.40%) Tomcat
15 22 (27.16%) Unit Testing
15 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
15 22 (27.16%) Mentoring
16 21 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (25.93%) Cucumber
16 21 (25.93%) Selenium
16 21 (25.93%) HTML
17 20 (24.69%) IPv4
17 20 (24.69%) IPv6
17 20 (24.69%) TCP/IP
17 20 (24.69%) FreeBSD
17 20 (24.69%) GWT
17 20 (24.69%) Scala
17 20 (24.69%) Gatling

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 23 (28.40%) Tomcat
2 21 (25.93%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.41%) Confluence
4 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.47%) JBoss
5 2 (2.47%) Jetty
5 2 (2.47%) WildFly
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.35%) Runscope
3 9 (11.11%) GitHub
4 8 (9.88%) SaaS
5 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (7.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) IPv4
1 20 (24.69%) IPv6
1 20 (24.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.17%) HTTP
3 4 (4.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) InfluxDB
1 20 (24.69%) Neo4j
2 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.94%) Couchbase
4 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.47%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.47%) MySQL
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 56 (69.14%) JUnit
2 21 (25.93%) Cucumber
2 21 (25.93%) Selenium
3 20 (24.69%) Gatling
4 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
4 14 (17.28%) Maven
4 14 (17.28%) Mockito
5 13 (16.05%) Gradle
6 11 (13.58%) Appium
6 11 (13.58%) WebDriver
7 7 (8.64%) JIRA
8 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.94%) Hudson
9 4 (4.94%) JBehave
9 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.70%) JMeter
10 3 (3.70%) TestNG
11 2 (2.47%) Subversion
12 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Developer
2 27 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (25.93%) Automation Tester
3 21 (25.93%) Java Automation Tester
3 21 (25.93%) Tester
4 20 (24.69%) Software Developer
5 17 (20.99%) Java Software Developer
6 16 (19.75%) Software Engineer
7 12 (14.81%) Architect
8 11 (13.58%) Development Engineer
8 11 (13.58%) Java Architect
8 11 (13.58%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 11 (13.58%) Selenium Tester
8 11 (13.58%) Software Development Engineer
9 10 (12.35%) QA Automation Tester
9 10 (12.35%) QA Tester
10 9 (11.11%) Java Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (4.94%) Test Engineer
13 3 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (49.38%) RESTful
2 29 (35.80%) REST
3 21 (25.93%) HTML
4 20 (24.69%) GWT
4 20 (24.69%) Vaadin
5 16 (19.75%) Spring
6 12 (14.81%) Kafka
7 11 (13.58%) Grails
8 10 (12.35%) RxJava
8 10 (12.35%) Vert.x
9 9 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (9.88%) Web Services
11 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.64%) JMS
11 7 (8.64%) Spring Boot
12 6 (7.41%) .NET
12 6 (7.41%) GraphQL
12 6 (7.41%) Hibernate
13 5 (6.17%) CSS
13 5 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) Fintech
4 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Linux
2 20 (24.69%) FreeBSD
3 6 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (90.12%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (72.84%) BDD
3 49 (60.49%) Test Automation
4 42 (51.85%) TDD
5 31 (38.27%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (37.04%) Microservices
6 30 (37.04%) Performance Testing
7 27 (33.33%) DevOps
8 22 (27.16%) Mentoring
8 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
8 22 (27.16%) Unit Testing
9 15 (18.52%) API Testing
10 14 (17.28%) Functional Testing
10 14 (17.28%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (17.28%) Security Testing
11 11 (13.58%) Load Testing
11 11 (13.58%) Stress Testing
12 10 (12.35%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (12.35%) Data Privacy
13 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (76.54%) Groovy
3 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 20 (24.69%) Clojure
4 20 (24.69%) Scala
5 6 (7.41%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) Java 8
5 6 (7.41%) SQL
6 4 (4.94%) PHP
6 4 (4.94%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) DICOM
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (24.69%) Icinga
2 7 (8.64%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) Nagios
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle
2 11 (13.58%) Splunk
3 1 (1.23%) Apigee
3 1 (1.23%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.23%) ATG
3 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.23%) HP
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft