Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spock Framework
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 982 1121 1087
Rank change year-on-year +139 -34 +61
Permanent jobs citing Spock 87 50 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.030% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 73 32 68
UK median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -24.53% +10.42%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,625 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £75,000 £94,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +18.75% +12.68%

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 25,938 33,068 35,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.88% 20.08% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20,494 26,741 29,223
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 +118 73 £70,000 +40.00% 14
UK excluding London +87 50 £55,000 +15.79% 7
London +104 36 £75,000 +17.65% 7
North of England +57 33 £55,000 +37.50% 4
North West +59 32 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Northern Ireland +2 13 - -
Midlands +44 3 £45,000 +50.00%
East Midlands +37 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 - 3
East of England - 1 £77,500 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 87 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (78.16%) JUnit
3 63 (72.41%) Spring
4 53 (60.92%) Test Automation
5 48 (55.17%) Java 8
6 41 (47.13%) Selenium
7 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (41.38%) Groovy
9 34 (39.08%) Maven
9 34 (39.08%) Hibernate
10 31 (35.63%) Scrum
10 31 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (35.63%) Unit Testing
11 29 (33.33%) C#
12 27 (31.03%) E-Commerce
13 23 (26.44%) BDD
14 22 (25.29%) Cucumber
15 21 (24.14%) Docker
15 21 (24.14%) Microservices
16 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
17 19 (21.84%) REST
17 19 (21.84%) Gradle
17 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
18 18 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
18 18 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
18 18 (20.69%) Azure
18 18 (20.69%) Finance
18 18 (20.69%) Python
19 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
19 17 (19.54%) Mockito

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 13 (14.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 13 (14.94%) CMS
1 13 (14.94%) Headless CMS
2 3 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.69%) Azure
2 15 (17.24%) Apigee
3 13 (14.94%) Boomi
3 13 (14.94%) Serverless
4 2 (2.30%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.30%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) AWS
5 1 (1.15%) GitHub
5 1 (1.15%) Runscope
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) MongoDB
2 13 (14.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (14.94%) Hazelcast
3 6 (6.90%) MySQL
4 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.30%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.15%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.15%) Bigtable
6 1 (1.15%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (78.16%) JUnit
2 41 (47.13%) Selenium
3 34 (39.08%) Maven
4 22 (25.29%) Cucumber
5 19 (21.84%) Gradle
5 19 (21.84%) Jenkins
6 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
6 17 (19.54%) Mockito
7 13 (14.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (14.94%) JIRA
7 13 (14.94%) TeamCity
7 13 (14.94%) Vagrant
8 6 (6.90%) Gatling
9 5 (5.75%) Mocha
10 3 (3.45%) Capybara
10 3 (3.45%) Grunt
10 3 (3.45%) gulp
10 3 (3.45%) IntelliJ
10 3 (3.45%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Developer
1 51 (58.62%) Java Developer
2 29 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 29 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 18 (20.69%) Software Engineer
4 17 (19.54%) Java Engineer
4 17 (19.54%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Lead Software Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Technical Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Technical Leader
6 8 (9.20%) Automation Test Lead
6 8 (9.20%) Test Leader
7 6 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Automation Tester
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Tester
7 6 (6.90%) Tester
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (72.41%) Spring
2 34 (39.08%) Hibernate
3 19 (21.84%) REST
4 16 (18.39%) Spring Boot
5 14 (16.09%) .NET
6 13 (14.94%) J2EE
6 13 (14.94%) JAXB
6 13 (14.94%) JAX-RS
6 13 (14.94%) JAX-WS
6 13 (14.94%) Spring Integration
6 13 (14.94%) Web Services
7 5 (5.75%) Node.js
8 4 (4.60%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (4.60%) RESTful
9 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.45%) Backbone.js
9 3 (3.45%) Ext JS
9 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.45%) Sass
9 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.94%) Cloud Native
2 13 (14.94%) iPad
2 13 (14.94%) Smartphone
2 13 (14.94%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) Test Automation
2 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.63%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (35.63%) Scrum
3 31 (35.63%) Unit Testing
4 27 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 23 (26.44%) BDD
6 21 (24.14%) Microservices
7 20 (22.99%) Software Engineering
8 18 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (18.39%) Mentoring
9 16 (18.39%) MVC
10 14 (16.09%) Continuous Deployment
10 14 (16.09%) Performance Testing
11 13 (14.94%) Asynchronous Programming
11 13 (14.94%) Deadline-Driven
11 13 (14.94%) Deployment Automation
11 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Automation
11 13 (14.94%) Scalability Testing
11 13 (14.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (55.17%) Java 8
3 36 (41.38%) Groovy
4 29 (33.33%) C#
5 18 (20.69%) Python
6 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
7 13 (14.94%) Ruby
8 5 (5.75%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) ES6
9 3 (3.45%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.30%) C++
10 2 (2.30%) SQL
11 1 (1.15%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) Docker
2 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) Ansible
1 17 (19.54%) Terraform
2 13 (14.94%) Istio
2 13 (14.94%) Kibana
2 13 (14.94%) Knative
2 13 (14.94%) Kubernetes
2 13 (14.94%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (14.94%) Puppet
2 13 (14.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Splunk
2 13 (14.94%) Adobe
2 13 (14.94%) Dell
2 13 (14.94%) Dynatrace
2 13 (14.94%) IBM
2 13 (14.94%) MuleSoft
2 13 (14.94%) New Relic
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (14.94%) SAP
3 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) ATG
4 1 (1.15%) Demandware
4 1 (1.15%) Elastic Path
4 1 (1.15%) hybris