Period
to 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spock Framework
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1066 1135 1207
Rank change year-on-year +69 +72 +83
Permanent jobs citing Spock 117 106 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.055% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 68 101 82
UK median annual salary £68,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £37,125 £29,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £94,500 £77,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,750 £35,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.15% -29.00% +45.99%

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 36666 35565 37858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.67% 18.45% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29732 30830 32027
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,560
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 26 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Spock in the UK

Spock
Top 10 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 26 September 2017. 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 +54 113 £68,500 +14.17% 4
London +39 104 £70,000 +16.67% 4
UK excluding London +21 13 £38,750 +9.15%
Scotland - 4 £40,000 -
South West 0 3 £30,000 +4.93%
East Midlands - 3 £33,500 -
Midlands - 3 £33,500 -
South East +50 2 £44,500 +25.35%
Yorkshire -9 1 £41,000 +2.50%
North of England -35 1 £41,000 +2.50%

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing Spock also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Spock.

1 114 (97.44%) Java
2 95 (81.20%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (71.79%) Spring
4 74 (63.25%) JUnit
5 71 (60.68%) Git (software)
6 63 (53.85%) Groovy
7 54 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 54 (46.15%) Jenkins
8 52 (44.44%) Test Automation
9 49 (41.88%) Maven
10 42 (35.90%) TDD
10 42 (35.90%) Scrum
11 39 (33.33%) REST
12 38 (32.48%) BDD
13 36 (30.77%) SQL
14 35 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
15 34 (29.06%) Hibernate
16 33 (28.21%) Web Services
17 32 (27.35%) HTML
17 32 (27.35%) Selenium
18 31 (26.50%) AngularJS
19 30 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (23.93%) QA
20 28 (23.93%) Finance
21 27 (23.08%) Linux
21 27 (23.08%) Spring Boot
21 27 (23.08%) Mockito
22 26 (22.22%) HTML5
22 26 (22.22%) TestNG
22 26 (22.22%) Gradle

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 22 (18.80%) Tomcat
2 12 (10.26%) JBoss
3 7 (5.98%) Jetty
4 6 (5.13%) Mule
4 6 (5.13%) Mule ESB
5 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.27%) Confluence
5 5 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.42%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 12 (10.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 35 (29.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.97%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (11.97%) Amazon S3
2 14 (11.97%) Amazon SQS
2 14 (11.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (8.55%) SaaS
5 7 (5.98%) PaaS
6 6 (5.13%) npm
7 5 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.71%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.71%) CloudFront
8 2 (1.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) HTTP
2 5 (4.27%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) MySQL
2 14 (11.97%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (7.69%) Big Data
3 9 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.98%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (5.13%) Looker
6 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.27%) Redis
6 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (63.25%) JUnit
2 71 (60.68%) Git (software)
3 54 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 49 (41.88%) Maven
5 32 (27.35%) Selenium
6 27 (23.08%) Mockito
7 26 (22.22%) Gradle
7 26 (22.22%) TestNG
8 23 (19.66%) Karma Test Runner
9 22 (18.80%) Cucumber
9 22 (18.80%) WebDriver
10 20 (17.09%) JIRA
11 19 (16.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (13.68%) Geb
13 15 (12.82%) Artifactory
14 12 (10.26%) Appium
14 12 (10.26%) Gatling
15 11 (9.40%) Bitbucket
16 9 (7.69%) Hudson
17 8 (6.84%) Jasmine
General
1 28 (23.93%) Finance
2 23 (19.66%) Retail
3 19 (16.24%) Banking
4 11 (9.40%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.13%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.27%) Front Office
7 2 (1.71%) Electronics
7 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (52.99%) Developer
2 42 (35.90%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Software Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Java Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Java Software Engineer
6 15 (12.82%) Technical Leader
7 13 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Agile Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Developer in Test
10 7 (5.98%) Agile Java Developer
11 6 (5.13%) IT Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Agile Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 6 (5.13%) Tester
12 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (4.27%) Agile Tester
12 5 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (71.79%) Spring
2 39 (33.33%) REST
3 34 (29.06%) Hibernate
4 33 (28.21%) Web Services
5 32 (27.35%) HTML
6 31 (26.50%) AngularJS
7 27 (23.08%) Spring Boot
8 26 (22.22%) CSS
8 26 (22.22%) HTML5
9 22 (18.80%) CSS3
10 19 (16.24%) RESTful
10 19 (16.24%) XML
11 18 (15.38%) jQuery
11 18 (15.38%) JSP
12 16 (13.68%) Node.js
13 13 (11.11%) Dropwizard
13 13 (11.11%) Grails
14 12 (10.26%) EJB
14 12 (10.26%) J2EE
14 12 (10.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) User Experience
3 5 (4.27%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.42%) ASIC
4 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.71%) Fintech
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Unix
3 5 (4.27%) Debian
3 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.42%) Android
4 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (81.20%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 42 (35.90%) Scrum
3 42 (35.90%) TDD
4 38 (32.48%) BDD
5 30 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (21.37%) Software Engineering
7 22 (18.80%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (17.09%) Mentoring
9 19 (16.24%) Microservices
10 18 (15.38%) DevOps
11 15 (12.82%) Kanban
12 14 (11.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (11.97%) E-Commerce
13 13 (11.11%) SDLC
14 12 (10.26%) Performance Optimisation
14 12 (10.26%) Software Delivery
15 9 (7.69%) OO
15 9 (7.69%) SDET
16 8 (6.84%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (97.44%) Java
2 63 (53.85%) Groovy
3 54 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 36 (30.77%) SQL
5 11 (9.40%) ES6
6 9 (7.69%) C++
7 7 (5.98%) Python
8 6 (5.13%) ECMAScript
8 6 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.27%) C#
9 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.42%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.42%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.93%) QA
2 12 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.42%) EMIR
System Software
1 26 (22.22%) Docker
2 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.56%) VirtualBox
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.53%) Puppet
2 8 (6.84%) Ansible
3 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (20.51%) Oracle
2 13 (11.11%) hybris
3 12 (10.26%) Cognizant
3 12 (10.26%) SAP
4 11 (9.40%) Apigee
5 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.27%) Google
7 3 (2.56%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.56%) Dynatrace
7 3 (2.56%) VMware
8 2 (1.71%) IBM