Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spock Framework
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1093 1121 1217
Rank change year-on-year +28 +96 +51
Permanent jobs citing Spock 91 58 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.033% 0.041%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 53 84
UK median annual salary £55,000 £41,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.15% -21.90% -1.87%
10th Percentile £40,000 £28,132 £32,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,000 £66,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +33.33%

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 35,994 32,857 37,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.50% 18.94% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29,554 27,949 31,750
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Spock in the UK

Spock
Top 9 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 19 February 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 +18 74 £67,500 +64.63% 12
London +20 60 £69,250 +38.50% 10
UK excluding London +6 30 £40,000 - 2
Scotland - 16 £40,000 -
East of England - 7 - -
North of England -9 5 £56,250 -6.25% 1
North West - 4 £47,500 - 1
South West -12 2 £33,750 -15.63%
Yorkshire +14 1 £65,000 +8.33%

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 89 (97.80%) Java
2 75 (82.42%) Spring
3 62 (68.13%) Groovy
4 54 (59.34%) JUnit
5 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (51.65%) Git (software)
7 43 (47.25%) TDD
8 40 (43.96%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (42.86%) Test Automation
10 37 (40.66%) BDD
11 36 (39.56%) JavaScript
12 34 (37.36%) Maven
13 31 (34.07%) Gradle
14 28 (30.77%) Spring Boot
15 26 (28.57%) SaaS
15 26 (28.57%) HTML
15 26 (28.57%) Web Services
16 24 (26.37%) CSS
16 24 (26.37%) Selenium
16 24 (26.37%) Jenkins
17 22 (24.18%) TestNG
18 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
18 21 (23.08%) Microservices
19 20 (21.98%) REST
20 18 (19.78%) Finance
20 18 (19.78%) Tomcat
20 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
21 17 (18.68%) Kafka
21 17 (18.68%) Apigee
22 16 (17.58%) 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 18 (19.78%) Tomcat
2 11 (12.09%) Confluence
3 7 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.40%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.40%) Jetty
6 2 (2.20%) JBoss
6 2 (2.20%) Mule
6 2 (2.20%) Mule ESB
6 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.20%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.96%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (28.57%) SaaS
3 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (10.99%) GitHub
5 9 (9.89%) PaaS
6 7 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (6.59%) Amazon S3
7 6 (6.59%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (6.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (4.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.30%) IaaS
10 2 (2.20%) npm
11 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) HTTP
1 7 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) MySQL
2 7 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.59%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (6.59%) Cosmos DB
4 4 (4.40%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.40%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.40%) Redis
5 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.20%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.20%) Looker
6 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (59.34%) JUnit
2 47 (51.65%) Git (software)
3 34 (37.36%) Maven
4 31 (34.07%) Gradle
5 24 (26.37%) Jenkins
5 24 (26.37%) Selenium
6 22 (24.18%) TestNG
7 16 (17.58%) Mockito
8 15 (16.48%) Cucumber
9 14 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (13.19%) Artifactory
11 11 (12.09%) JIRA
12 9 (9.89%) Gatling
13 7 (7.69%) Bitbucket
14 6 (6.59%) Apache Ivy
14 6 (6.59%) Appium
14 6 (6.59%) EasyMock
14 6 (6.59%) Hudson
14 6 (6.59%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.40%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (62.64%) Developer
2 34 (37.36%) Java Developer
3 23 (25.27%) Software Engineer
4 20 (21.98%) Senior Developer
4 20 (21.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (20.88%) Software Developer
6 16 (17.58%) Java Engineer
6 16 (17.58%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) Agile Developer
7 10 (10.99%) Agile Java Developer
8 9 (9.89%) Senior Agile Developer
8 9 (9.89%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 8 (8.79%) .NET Developer
9 8 (8.79%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (8.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (7.69%) Development Engineer
10 7 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
11 6 (6.59%) IT Engineer
11 6 (6.59%) Technical Leader
12 5 (5.49%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (82.42%) Spring
2 28 (30.77%) Spring Boot
3 26 (28.57%) HTML
3 26 (28.57%) Web Services
4 24 (26.37%) CSS
5 20 (21.98%) REST
6 17 (18.68%) Kafka
7 16 (17.58%) Grails
8 14 (15.38%) .NET
9 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 11 (12.09%) Hibernate
10 11 (12.09%) RESTful
11 9 (9.89%) Spring Integration
12 7 (7.69%) J2EE
12 7 (7.69%) React
12 7 (7.69%) RxJava
13 6 (6.59%) Dropwizard
13 6 (6.59%) Node.js
14 5 (5.49%) CSS3
14 5 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Fintech
5 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Unix
2 9 (9.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Android
3 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (47.25%) TDD
3 39 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 37 (40.66%) BDD
5 21 (23.08%) Microservices
5 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 16 (17.58%) CRM
7 14 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 13 (14.29%) Investment Management
9 11 (12.09%) Kanban
9 11 (12.09%) Performance Testing
10 10 (10.99%) Scrum
11 9 (9.89%) Adaptive Web Design
11 9 (9.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (9.89%) Data Privacy
11 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (97.80%) Java
2 62 (68.13%) Groovy
3 36 (39.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.48%) SQL
5 10 (10.99%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.30%) GraphQL
7 3 (3.30%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) ES6
9 1 (1.10%) C#
9 1 (1.10%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.10%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.49%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Apigee
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Splunk
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.40%) Facebook
5 4 (4.40%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.10%) Capita