Period
to 25 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Spring Boot skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Spring Boot over the 6 months to 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 272 457
Rank change year-on-year +40 +185 +388
Permanent jobs citing Spring Boot 1,802 1,908 1,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.26% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.71% 3.18% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,515 1,574 884
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,625
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.85% +4.00%

Spring Boot is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 48,550 60,052 70,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.57% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 39,841 49,176 59,232
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spring Boot over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring Boot within the UK over the 6 months to 25 January 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 +50 1,700 £65,000 +8.33% 347
London +51 1,026 £75,000 +7.14% 215
UK excluding London +23 762 £52,500 +5.00% 164
North of England +21 276 £52,500 +16.67% 40
South East -10 215 £60,000 +9.09% 34
North West +78 139 £55,000 +10.00% 26
Yorkshire +6 132 £52,500 +16.67% 10
Midlands +36 71 £50,000 +5.26% 19
South West +33 61 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Scotland +44 59 £50,000 - 16
East of England +58 44 £57,500 +2.22% 14
West Midlands +51 38 £52,000 +15.56% 9
East Midlands -2 33 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Wales -11 25 £40,000 - 14
Northern Ireland +13 15 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North East -8 5 £45,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, IT jobs citing Spring Boot 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 Spring Boot.

1 1,762 (97.78%) Java
2 1,659 (92.06%) Spring
3 1,106 (61.38%) Microservices
4 1,032 (57.27%) Agile Software Development
5 694 (38.51%) Java 8
6 664 (36.85%) Docker
7 576 (31.96%) AWS
8 569 (31.58%) TDD
9 523 (29.02%) Software Engineering
10 493 (27.36%) JavaScript
11 480 (26.64%) SQL
12 470 (26.08%) Kubernetes
13 450 (24.97%) RESTful
14 448 (24.86%) DevOps
15 391 (21.70%) Jenkins
16 375 (20.81%) Scrum
17 359 (19.92%) Git (software)
18 348 (19.31%) Hibernate
19 322 (17.87%) Web Services
20 311 (17.26%) Finance
20 311 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
21 283 (15.70%) Node.js
22 282 (15.65%) Oracle
23 281 (15.59%) React
24 277 (15.37%) NoSQL
25 269 (14.93%) REST
26 265 (14.71%) Maven
27 258 (14.32%) Fintech
28 249 (13.82%) Kafka
29 238 (13.21%) BDD

Spring Boot
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 84 (4.66%) Confluence
2 82 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 63 (3.50%) Apache
4 45 (2.50%) Apache Spark
5 42 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 38 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.78%) CMS
8 26 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 20 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (1.05%) Headless CMS
11 15 (0.83%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.78%) Mule
13 13 (0.72%) nginx
14 10 (0.55%) JBoss
14 10 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
14 10 (0.55%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.50%) Drupal
15 9 (0.50%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.33%) SugarCRM
16 6 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.44%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 32 (1.78%) Payment Gateway
2 19 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.055%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.055%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.055%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 576 (31.96%) AWS
2 122 (6.77%) Azure
3 119 (6.60%) GCP
4 87 (4.83%) Serverless
5 77 (4.27%) OpenShift
6 72 (4.00%) Amazon S3
7 68 (3.77%) GitHub
8 62 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
8 62 (3.44%) SaaS
9 45 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
10 35 (1.94%) Amazon ECS
11 29 (1.61%) PaaS
12 28 (1.55%) Apigee
13 27 (1.50%) Basecamp
14 19 (1.05%) Boomi
15 16 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
16 13 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 13 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.72%) Datadog
17 12 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.33%) HTTP
2 17 (0.94%) Internet
3 8 (0.44%) FTP
4 4 (0.22%) Firewall
4 4 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (0.22%) SSL
5 3 (0.17%) DHCP
5 3 (0.17%) DNS
5 3 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.11%) Network Security
6 2 (0.11%) Skype
6 2 (0.11%) SMTP
7 1 (0.055%) AMQP
7 1 (0.055%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.055%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.055%) SAN
7 1 (0.055%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (15.37%) NoSQL
2 186 (10.32%) PostgreSQL
3 176 (9.77%) MongoDB
4 149 (8.27%) MySQL
5 148 (8.21%) Relational Database
6 132 (7.33%) SQL Server
7 110 (6.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 91 (5.05%) Redis
9 65 (3.61%) Amazon RDS
10 63 (3.50%) RDBMS
11 55 (3.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 53 (2.94%) Big Data
13 49 (2.72%) Oracle Database
14 33 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
15 29 (1.61%) Hadoop
16 22 (1.22%) Blockchain
17 20 (1.11%) MarkLogic
18 15 (0.83%) DB2
18 15 (0.83%) Hazelcast
19 9 (0.50%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 391 (21.70%) Jenkins
2 359 (19.92%) Git (software)
3 265 (14.71%) Maven
4 235 (13.04%) JUnit
5 158 (8.77%) JIRA
6 130 (7.21%) Gradle
7 93 (5.16%) Cucumber
8 91 (5.05%) Mockito
9 77 (4.27%) Selenium
10 58 (3.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 47 (2.61%) SonarQube
12 42 (2.33%) Bitbucket
13 40 (2.22%) Subversion
13 40 (2.22%) TeamCity
14 32 (1.78%) GitLab
14 32 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
15 31 (1.72%) Eclipse
16 25 (1.39%) IntelliJ
17 21 (1.17%) Spock
18 20 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 311 (17.26%) Finance
2 160 (8.88%) Banking
3 134 (7.44%) Retail
4 59 (3.27%) Games
4 59 (3.27%) Public Sector
5 45 (2.50%) Marketing
6 27 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.22%) Front Office
9 15 (0.83%) Electronics
9 15 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.78%) Law
11 10 (0.55%) Advertising
12 6 (0.33%) Automotive
12 6 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.28%) Back Office
13 5 (0.28%) Legal
14 4 (0.22%) Billing
14 4 (0.22%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1,276 (70.81%) Developer
2 1,133 (62.87%) Java Developer
3 441 (24.47%) Senior Developer
4 399 (22.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 272 (15.09%) Software Engineer
6 237 (13.15%) Java Engineer
7 160 (8.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 112 (6.22%) Senior Software Engineer
9 98 (5.44%) Lead Developer
10 90 (4.99%) Lead Java Developer
11 88 (4.88%) Software Developer
12 83 (4.61%) Senior Java Engineer
13 64 (3.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 55 (3.05%) E-Commerce Developer
14 55 (3.05%) Java E-Commerce Developer
15 49 (2.72%) Full Stack Developer
16 47 (2.61%) Java Developer - Fintech
17 46 (2.55%) Architect
17 46 (2.55%) Junior
18 41 (2.28%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,659 (92.06%) Spring
2 450 (24.97%) RESTful
3 348 (19.31%) Hibernate
4 322 (17.87%) Web Services
5 283 (15.70%) Node.js
6 281 (15.59%) React
7 269 (14.93%) REST
8 249 (13.82%) Kafka
9 228 (12.65%) AngularJS
10 194 (10.77%) HTML
11 181 (10.04%) CSS
12 142 (7.88%) J2EE
13 100 (5.55%) XML
14 91 (5.05%) Java EE
14 91 (5.05%) Spring Cloud
14 91 (5.05%) Spring Integration
15 90 (4.99%) JSON
16 88 (4.88%) HTML5
17 86 (4.77%) JPA
18 79 (4.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 158 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
2 96 (5.33%) iPad
3 87 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (4.72%) User Experience
5 62 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
6 60 (3.33%) Cloud Native
7 50 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 46 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
9 41 (2.28%) Data Structures
10 32 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
11 27 (1.50%) Fixed Income
12 22 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 21 (1.17%) Virtual Team
14 17 (0.94%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.78%) Online Gambling
16 12 (0.67%) Blog
16 12 (0.67%) Online Banking
17 10 (0.55%) Online Games
17 10 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
18 9 (0.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 154 (8.55%) Linux
2 77 (4.27%) Unix
3 51 (2.83%) Windows
4 45 (2.50%) Android
5 33 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.94%) CentOS
7 8 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.055%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.055%) Debian
11 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.055%) SUSE
11 1 (0.055%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.055%) VMS
11 1 (0.055%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,106 (61.38%) Microservices
2 1,032 (57.27%) Agile Software Development
3 569 (31.58%) TDD
4 523 (29.02%) Software Engineering
5 448 (24.86%) DevOps
6 375 (20.81%) Scrum
7 311 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
8 258 (14.32%) Fintech
9 238 (13.21%) BDD
10 215 (11.93%) E-Commerce
11 208 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 188 (10.43%) Test Automation
13 167 (9.27%) Computer Science
14 163 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
15 160 (8.88%) OO
16 159 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
17 123 (6.83%) Kanban
18 120 (6.66%) Pair Programming
18 120 (6.66%) SDLC
18 120 (6.66%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1,762 (97.78%) Java
2 694 (38.51%) Java 8
3 493 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 480 (26.64%) SQL
5 128 (7.10%) Python
6 119 (6.60%) Scala
7 107 (5.94%) Kotlin
8 94 (5.22%) C#
9 63 (3.50%) TypeScript
10 49 (2.72%) Ruby
11 41 (2.28%) ES6
12 38 (2.11%) Java 9
13 34 (1.89%) Groovy
14 28 (1.55%) PHP
15 22 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.83%) Go
17 13 (0.72%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.72%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.67%) C++
19 10 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 182 (10.10%) Degree
2 103 (5.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.05%) Master's Degree
5 13 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.39%) PhD
7 6 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.17%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.055%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.055%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.055%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.055%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.77%) QA
2 12 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.28%) SLA
4 3 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.055%) NIST
5 1 (0.055%) PSD2
5 1 (0.055%) SEPA
5 1 (0.055%) WCAG
System Software
1 664 (36.85%) Docker
2 5 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.22%) OpenAM
3 4 (0.22%) OpenDJ
3 4 (0.22%) OpenIDM
3 4 (0.22%) zsh
4 2 (0.11%) NFS
5 1 (0.055%) Firmware
5 1 (0.055%) HDFS
5 1 (0.055%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.055%) Samba
5 1 (0.055%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.055%) vCloud
5 1 (0.055%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 470 (26.08%) Kubernetes
2 129 (7.16%) Terraform
3 114 (6.33%) Ansible
4 63 (3.50%) Kibana
5 34 (1.89%) Istio
5 34 (1.89%) Marathon
5 34 (1.89%) Mesos
6 31 (1.72%) Puppet
7 25 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
8 24 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (1.28%) Grafana
10 22 (1.22%) Salt
11 19 (1.05%) Knative
12 18 (1.00%) Prometheus
13 13 (0.72%) logstash
14 9 (0.50%) Rancher
15 5 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
15 5 (0.28%) Packer
16 4 (0.22%) Control-M
16 4 (0.22%) linkerd
Vendors
1 282 (15.65%) Oracle
2 64 (3.55%) Google
3 55 (3.05%) SAP
4 50 (2.77%) IBM
5 44 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (2.33%) Adobe
7 39 (2.16%) WorldPay
8 35 (1.94%) Facebook
8 35 (1.94%) Splunk
9 33 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 32 (1.78%) Atlassian
11 30 (1.66%) MuleSoft
12 29 (1.61%) hybris
13 22 (1.22%) AppDynamics
14 19 (1.05%) Dell
14 19 (1.05%) Demandware
15 18 (1.00%) Dynatrace
15 18 (1.00%) New Relic
16 12 (0.67%) FIS
17 11 (0.61%) Sitecore