Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 227 276 424
Rank change year-on-year +49 +148 +300
Permanent jobs citing Spring Boot 1,749 1,820 1,266
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.22% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 3.10% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,620 1,687 1,048
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 46,411 58,737 72,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.21% 39.38% 40.71%
Number of salaries quoted 38,126 48,197 61,154
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 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

Spring Boot
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Spring Boot.

Salary trend for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Spring Boot over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Spring Boot in the UK

Spring Boot
Top 17 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 30 March 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 +47 1,627 £65,000 +8.33% 249
London +65 994 £75,000 +7.14% 141
UK excluding London +25 744 £52,500 +5.00% 119
North of England +33 262 £52,500 +13.51% 29
South East -12 205 £60,000 +9.09% 35
Work from Home -38 133 £60,000 -7.69% 17
Yorkshire +21 129 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North West +52 128 £55,000 +15.79% 19
Scotland +82 81 £50,000 -12.28% 2
Midlands +24 60 £52,500 +12.90% 11
South West +39 56 £45,000 -10.00% 12
East of England +32 50 £55,000 -8.33% 21
East Midlands -7 36 £50,000 +7.53% 6
West Midlands +48 24 £55,000 +20.22% 5
Northern Ireland +26 20 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Wales -15 17 £45,000 +20.00% 6
North East -7 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1,711 (97.83%) Java
2 1,634 (93.42%) Spring
3 1,021 (58.38%) Microservices
4 942 (53.86%) Agile Software Development
5 636 (36.36%) Java 8
6 601 (34.36%) Docker
7 547 (31.28%) AWS
8 501 (28.64%) TDD
9 473 (27.04%) SQL
10 463 (26.47%) Software Engineering
11 452 (25.84%) DevOps
12 438 (25.04%) JavaScript
13 434 (24.81%) Kubernetes
14 428 (24.47%) RESTful
15 340 (19.44%) Hibernate
16 339 (19.38%) Web Services
17 338 (19.33%) Jenkins
18 316 (18.07%) Git (software)
19 307 (17.55%) Finance
20 299 (17.10%) Scrum
21 287 (16.41%) Maven
22 270 (15.44%) NoSQL
23 262 (14.98%) Oracle
24 261 (14.92%) AngularJS
25 257 (14.69%) Fintech
26 246 (14.07%) REST
27 241 (13.78%) BDD
28 238 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
29 237 (13.55%) React
30 235 (13.44%) JUnit

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
1 104 (5.95%) Elasticsearch
2 85 (4.86%) Apache
3 58 (3.32%) Apache Spark
3 58 (3.32%) Tomcat
4 40 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 37 (2.12%) Confluence
6 23 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 23 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 16 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (0.74%) JBoss
9 13 (0.74%) Mule
10 11 (0.63%) CMS
11 10 (0.57%) Headless CMS
12 9 (0.51%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.40%) Red Hat Fuse
14 7 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.34%) Camunda
15 6 (0.34%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (0.057%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.057%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.057%) Magento
3 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.057%) Ripple
3 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 547 (31.28%) AWS
2 122 (6.98%) Azure
3 113 (6.46%) GCP
4 83 (4.75%) SaaS
5 82 (4.69%) Amazon S3
6 73 (4.17%) OpenShift
6 73 (4.17%) Serverless
7 69 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
8 43 (2.46%) PaaS
9 41 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
10 35 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
10 35 (2.00%) GitHub
11 21 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
12 18 (1.03%) IBM Cloud
13 17 (0.97%) IaaS
14 14 (0.80%) Apigee
15 13 (0.74%) Basecamp
16 10 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (0.57%) Boomi
17 9 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.29%) HTTP
2 27 (1.54%) Internet
3 11 (0.63%) FTP
4 4 (0.23%) DHCP
4 4 (0.23%) DNS
4 4 (0.23%) Firewall
4 4 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.17%) SSL
6 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.11%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.11%) SMTP
7 1 (0.057%) CDMA
7 1 (0.057%) GSM
7 1 (0.057%) LTE
7 1 (0.057%) Network Security
7 1 (0.057%) SAN
7 1 (0.057%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (15.44%) NoSQL
2 160 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 140 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 136 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
5 118 (6.75%) MySQL
6 115 (6.58%) MongoDB
7 87 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 74 (4.23%) RDBMS
9 70 (4.00%) Redis
10 64 (3.66%) Big Data
11 53 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
12 43 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 43 (2.46%) Hadoop
13 38 (2.17%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.09%) DB2
15 18 (1.03%) Blockchain
16 16 (0.91%) MarkLogic
16 16 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
17 15 (0.86%) Hazelcast
18 7 (0.40%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 338 (19.33%) Jenkins
2 316 (18.07%) Git (software)
3 287 (16.41%) Maven
4 235 (13.44%) JUnit
5 120 (6.86%) JIRA
6 103 (5.89%) Gradle
7 90 (5.15%) Cucumber
8 75 (4.29%) Selenium
9 68 (3.89%) Mockito
10 63 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 45 (2.57%) SonarQube
12 43 (2.46%) Subversion
13 31 (1.77%) Bitbucket
14 22 (1.26%) GitLab
15 21 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (1.03%) TeamCity
17 16 (0.91%) TestNG
18 14 (0.80%) Spock
19 13 (0.74%) Gerrit
20 12 (0.69%) git-flow
General
1 307 (17.55%) Finance
2 161 (9.21%) Banking
3 74 (4.23%) Retail
4 72 (4.12%) Games
4 72 (4.12%) Public Sector
5 48 (2.74%) Marketing
6 27 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.26%) Front Office
9 17 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.74%) Law
11 11 (0.63%) Advertising
12 10 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.46%) Electronics
14 7 (0.40%) Automotive
15 6 (0.34%) Back Office
16 5 (0.29%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.29%) Publishing
17 4 (0.23%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,265 (72.33%) Developer
2 1,129 (64.55%) Java Developer
3 401 (22.93%) Senior Developer
4 373 (21.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 231 (13.21%) Software Engineer
6 217 (12.41%) Java Engineer
7 155 (8.86%) Java Software Engineer
8 109 (6.23%) Senior Software Engineer
9 106 (6.06%) Lead Developer
10 102 (5.83%) Lead Java Developer
11 91 (5.20%) Senior Java Engineer
12 82 (4.69%) Software Developer
13 76 (4.35%) AWS Developer
14 73 (4.17%) Junior
15 67 (3.83%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 66 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
17 63 (3.60%) Junior Developer
18 55 (3.14%) Junior Java Developer
19 52 (2.97%) Architect
20 49 (2.80%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,634 (93.42%) Spring
2 428 (24.47%) RESTful
3 340 (19.44%) Hibernate
4 339 (19.38%) Web Services
5 261 (14.92%) AngularJS
6 246 (14.07%) REST
7 237 (13.55%) React
8 226 (12.92%) HTML
9 224 (12.81%) Node.js
10 195 (11.15%) Kafka
11 185 (10.58%) CSS
12 114 (6.52%) J2EE
13 105 (6.00%) JPA
14 104 (5.95%) Spring Cloud
15 101 (5.77%) HTML5
16 90 (5.15%) XML
17 80 (4.57%) JSON
18 78 (4.46%) Java EE
19 76 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
19 76 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (8.86%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.06%) User Experience
4 64 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (3.26%) Cloud Native
6 56 (3.20%) iPad
7 47 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 47 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
8 39 (2.23%) Data Structures
9 27 (1.54%) Online Games
10 18 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 17 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (0.91%) BBC
13 14 (0.80%) FMCG
14 13 (0.74%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.63%) Online Banking
15 11 (0.63%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.51%) Renewable Energy
16 9 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 182 (10.41%) Linux
2 90 (5.15%) Unix
3 36 (2.06%) Windows
4 28 (1.60%) Android
5 24 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.32%) CentOS
7 8 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.23%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.11%) SUSE
10 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.057%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.057%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.057%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.057%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,021 (58.38%) Microservices
2 942 (53.86%) Agile Software Development
3 501 (28.64%) TDD
4 463 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 452 (25.84%) DevOps
6 299 (17.10%) Scrum
7 257 (14.69%) Fintech
8 241 (13.78%) BDD
9 238 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
10 166 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
11 165 (9.43%) E-Commerce
12 158 (9.03%) Test Automation
13 155 (8.86%) Mentoring
14 143 (8.18%) Continuous Delivery
15 139 (7.95%) OO
16 129 (7.38%) Computer Science
17 120 (6.86%) Pair Programming
18 106 (6.06%) Kanban
18 106 (6.06%) Web Development
19 105 (6.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,711 (97.83%) Java
2 636 (36.36%) Java 8
3 473 (27.04%) SQL
4 438 (25.04%) JavaScript
5 132 (7.55%) Python
6 90 (5.15%) Scala
7 81 (4.63%) TypeScript
8 76 (4.35%) C#
9 69 (3.95%) Kotlin
10 39 (2.23%) Ruby
11 31 (1.77%) Java 9
12 30 (1.72%) Groovy
13 20 (1.14%) C++
14 18 (1.03%) ES6
14 18 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 17 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 17 (0.97%) PHP
16 11 (0.63%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.51%) Go
18 7 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 144 (8.23%) Degree
2 80 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 15 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.69%) PhD
7 10 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.11%) MCP
8 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.11%) SAFe Agilist
8 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.03%) QA
2 5 (0.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.057%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.057%) GDPR
3 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.057%) PSD2
3 1 (0.057%) WCAG
System Software
1 601 (34.36%) Docker
2 5 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.23%) OpenAM
3 4 (0.23%) OpenDJ
3 4 (0.23%) OpenIDM
3 4 (0.23%) zsh
4 3 (0.17%) Postfix
5 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.11%) NFS
5 2 (0.11%) OpenSSH
5 2 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 434 (24.81%) Kubernetes
2 96 (5.49%) Terraform
3 71 (4.06%) Ansible
4 37 (2.12%) Kibana
5 23 (1.32%) Istio
6 22 (1.26%) Puppet
7 15 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (0.86%) Grafana
8 14 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.74%) Prometheus
9 13 (0.74%) Salt
10 12 (0.69%) logstash
10 12 (0.69%) Rancher
11 10 (0.57%) Knative
12 5 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.23%) Control-M
13 4 (0.23%) linkerd
14 2 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
14 2 (0.11%) Packer
14 2 (0.11%) Scalr
Vendors
1 262 (14.98%) Oracle
2 71 (4.06%) Google
3 48 (2.74%) Atlassian
4 44 (2.52%) IBM
4 44 (2.52%) Red Hat
5 36 (2.06%) SAP
6 30 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (1.49%) Splunk
8 24 (1.37%) Adobe
8 24 (1.37%) MuleSoft
9 21 (1.20%) AppDynamics
10 16 (0.91%) WorldPay
11 14 (0.80%) Facebook
12 12 (0.69%) FIS
13 10 (0.57%) Dell
13 10 (0.57%) Demandware
13 10 (0.57%) hybris
14 9 (0.51%) Dynatrace
14 9 (0.51%) New Relic
14 9 (0.51%) TIBCO