Period
to 30 July 2021

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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 194 218 269
Rank change year-on-year +24 +51 +66
Permanent jobs citing Spring Boot 2,087 1,072 1,819
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.84% 1.56% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.49% 3.83% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,192 903 1,532
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £90,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,593 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.60% -1.73% +1.94%

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 46,476 27,965 54,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.92% 40.76% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30,767 23,331 45,018
10th Percentile £35,471 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 +23 1,857 £70,000 +12.00% 394
London +46 1,166 £80,000 +10.34% 216
UK excluding London -16 808 £55,000 +6.60% 199
Work from Home -24 498 £65,000 +8.33% 84
North of England -13 235 £56,250 +12.50% 73
South East -37 233 £65,000 - 36
South West -3 121 £52,750 +17.22% 17
North West -15 100 £65,000 +18.18% 42
North East +37 68 £55,000 +15.79% 12
Wales +23 68 £45,000 - 12
Yorkshire -87 67 £54,000 +8.00% 19
Scotland -64 60 £50,625 +1.25% 14
Midlands -47 49 £65,000 +23.81% 20
West Midlands -54 35 £62,500 +19.05% 17
East of England -46 32 £60,000 +26.32% 24
East Midlands -44 14 £65,000 +23.81% 3
Northern Ireland -40 12 £70,000 +40.00% 3

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 2,011 (96.36%) Java
2 1,908 (91.42%) Spring
3 1,253 (60.04%) Agile Software Development
4 1,235 (59.18%) Microservices
5 880 (42.17%) Docker
6 863 (41.35%) AWS
7 784 (37.57%) Kubernetes
8 725 (34.74%) DevOps
9 706 (33.83%) Software Engineering
10 655 (31.38%) Jenkins
11 645 (30.91%) SQL
12 639 (30.62%) TDD
13 627 (30.04%) JavaScript
14 600 (28.75%) Finance
15 573 (27.46%) Kafka
16 572 (27.41%) React
17 537 (25.73%) Git (software)
18 523 (25.06%) REST
19 498 (23.86%) Java 8
20 491 (23.53%) Azure
21 452 (21.66%) AngularJS
22 414 (19.84%) NoSQL
23 413 (19.79%) Scrum
24 409 (19.60%) Full Stack Development
25 406 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
26 404 (19.36%) RESTful
27 402 (19.26%) Social Skills
28 363 (17.39%) Oracle
29 351 (16.82%) Maven
30 339 (16.24%) Web Services

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
1 148 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
2 143 (6.85%) Apache Spark
3 108 (5.17%) Apache
4 96 (4.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 81 (3.88%) nginx
6 72 (3.45%) Confluence
7 69 (3.31%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.68%) GemFire
9 28 (1.34%) IIS
10 25 (1.20%) Apache TomEE
11 20 (0.96%) JBoss
12 13 (0.62%) OpenStack
12 13 (0.62%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.38%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.29%) Camunda
15 6 (0.29%) CMS
16 5 (0.24%) Apache Pulsar
16 5 (0.24%) CloudStack
16 5 (0.24%) Jetty
Applications
1 38 (1.82%) InVision
1 38 (1.82%) Sketch
2 10 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (0.48%) Adobe XD
2 10 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 8 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.38%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.096%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 863 (41.35%) AWS
2 491 (23.53%) Azure
3 288 (13.80%) GCP
4 162 (7.76%) OpenShift
5 152 (7.28%) SaaS
6 125 (5.99%) GitHub
7 99 (4.74%) Amazon EC2
8 95 (4.55%) PaaS
9 86 (4.12%) Serverless
10 71 (3.40%) Amazon Kinesis
11 58 (2.78%) Amazon S3
12 45 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
13 42 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
14 41 (1.96%) Amazon EKS
15 37 (1.77%) npm
16 36 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
17 32 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
18 30 (1.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 28 (1.34%) IaaS
20 27 (1.29%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 115 (5.51%) HTTP
2 76 (3.64%) AMQP
3 30 (1.44%) Calico
4 22 (1.05%) SSL
5 18 (0.86%) Internet
6 17 (0.81%) SMS
7 8 (0.38%) Firewall
7 8 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.29%) SWIFTNet
9 5 (0.24%) VLAN
10 3 (0.14%) SSH
11 2 (0.096%) 5G
11 2 (0.096%) Broadband
11 2 (0.096%) DNS
12 1 (0.048%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.048%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (19.84%) NoSQL
2 294 (14.09%) PostgreSQL
3 256 (12.27%) MySQL
4 250 (11.98%) MongoDB
5 242 (11.60%) Relational Database
6 158 (7.57%) Hadoop
7 152 (7.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 149 (7.14%) Big Data
8 149 (7.14%) Redis
9 81 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 68 (3.26%) RDBMS
11 63 (3.02%) Amazon RDS
12 59 (2.83%) MariaDB
13 58 (2.78%) HBase
14 57 (2.73%) Oracle Database
15 55 (2.64%) SQL Server
16 40 (1.92%) Hazelcast
17 39 (1.87%) Apache Accumulo
18 35 (1.68%) DB2
19 31 (1.49%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 655 (31.38%) Jenkins
2 537 (25.73%) Git (software)
3 351 (16.82%) Maven
4 239 (11.45%) JUnit
5 181 (8.67%) Gradle
6 133 (6.37%) Cucumber
7 111 (5.32%) Selenium
8 110 (5.27%) Mockito
9 109 (5.22%) JIRA
10 74 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 70 (3.35%) GitLab
12 68 (3.26%) IntelliJ
13 66 (3.16%) webpack
14 63 (3.02%) gulp
15 56 (2.68%) Bitbucket
16 52 (2.49%) Protractor
16 52 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
17 49 (2.35%) SonarQube
18 47 (2.25%) JMeter
19 42 (2.01%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 600 (28.75%) Finance
2 402 (19.26%) Social Skills
3 242 (11.60%) Banking
4 120 (5.75%) Law
5 108 (5.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 103 (4.94%) Games
7 92 (4.41%) Retail
8 91 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
9 75 (3.59%) Advertising
10 66 (3.16%) Presentation Skills
11 58 (2.78%) Back Office
12 53 (2.54%) Documentation Skills
12 53 (2.54%) Public Sector
13 40 (1.92%) Legal
14 39 (1.87%) Telecoms
15 37 (1.77%) Investment Banking
16 31 (1.49%) Financial Institution
16 31 (1.49%) Marketing
17 24 (1.15%) Front Office
18 20 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,250 (59.89%) Developer
2 992 (47.53%) Java Developer
3 350 (16.77%) Software Engineer
4 324 (15.52%) Senior Developer
5 281 (13.46%) Java Engineer
6 279 (13.37%) Senior Java Developer
7 170 (8.15%) Java Software Engineer
8 146 (7.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 112 (5.37%) Senior Software Engineer
10 106 (5.08%) Lead Developer
11 84 (4.02%) Lead Java Developer
12 81 (3.88%) Backend Developer
13 79 (3.79%) Architect
14 77 (3.69%) Senior Java Engineer
15 66 (3.16%) Principal Engineer
16 61 (2.92%) Angular Developer
17 51 (2.44%) Software Developer
18 48 (2.30%) Technical Leader
19 46 (2.20%) React Developer
20 45 (2.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,908 (91.42%) Spring
2 573 (27.46%) Kafka
3 572 (27.41%) React
4 523 (25.06%) REST
5 452 (21.66%) AngularJS
6 404 (19.36%) RESTful
7 339 (16.24%) Web Services
8 326 (15.62%) Node.js
9 270 (12.94%) RabbitMQ
10 249 (11.93%) Hibernate
11 238 (11.40%) CSS
12 223 (10.69%) HTML
13 139 (6.66%) GraphQL
14 114 (5.46%) HTML5
15 112 (5.37%) JSON
16 107 (5.13%) Apache Camel
17 98 (4.70%) Redux
18 93 (4.46%) CSS3
18 93 (4.46%) SOAP
19 92 (4.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 131 (6.28%) User Experience
2 95 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 90 (4.31%) Cloud Native
4 87 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 64 (3.07%) Data Structures
6 62 (2.97%) Virtual Team
7 54 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 48 (2.30%) Mobile App
10 46 (2.20%) Public Cloud
11 42 (2.01%) iPad
12 37 (1.77%) Derivative
13 29 (1.39%) Data Centre
13 29 (1.39%) Online Games
14 27 (1.29%) Blog
14 27 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
15 23 (1.10%) SWIFT
16 21 (1.01%) Legacy Code
16 21 (1.01%) Legacy Systems
16 21 (1.01%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 301 (14.42%) Linux
2 123 (5.89%) Unix
3 51 (2.44%) Windows
4 32 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (1.25%) CentOS
6 16 (0.77%) Android
7 13 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.048%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.048%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,253 (60.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1,235 (59.18%) Microservices
3 725 (34.74%) DevOps
4 706 (33.83%) Software Engineering
5 639 (30.62%) TDD
6 413 (19.79%) Scrum
7 409 (19.60%) Full Stack Development
8 406 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
9 286 (13.70%) Fintech
10 262 (12.55%) BDD
11 245 (11.74%) Mentoring
12 237 (11.36%) OO
13 233 (11.16%) Test Automation
14 201 (9.63%) Open Source
15 191 (9.15%) OOP
16 184 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
17 175 (8.39%) Computer Science
18 162 (7.76%) Continuous Delivery
19 157 (7.52%) Event-Driven
20 131 (6.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2,011 (96.36%) Java
2 645 (30.91%) SQL
3 627 (30.04%) JavaScript
4 498 (23.86%) Java 8
5 307 (14.71%) TypeScript
6 259 (12.41%) Python
7 254 (12.17%) Kotlin
8 176 (8.43%) Java 11
9 161 (7.71%) Scala
10 78 (3.74%) ES6
11 73 (3.50%) Go
12 53 (2.54%) Bash Shell
13 41 (1.96%) C#
14 36 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 33 (1.58%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.53%) ES7
17 30 (1.44%) Groovy
18 24 (1.15%) PHP
19 20 (0.96%) Ruby
20 13 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 208 (9.97%) Degree
2 86 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 77 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 76 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 34 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 32 (1.53%) OCP
6 32 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
7 24 (1.15%) SANS
8 20 (0.96%) MCSD
8 20 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
10 13 (0.62%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.24%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.24%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.19%) SAFe Agilist
14 2 (0.096%) A+ Certification
15 1 (0.048%) HNC
15 1 (0.048%) HND
15 1 (0.048%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.55%) QA
2 66 (3.16%) SLA
3 26 (1.25%) WCAG
4 24 (1.15%) EMIR
4 24 (1.15%) MiFID
5 14 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.62%) GDPR
7 12 (0.57%) Accessibility
8 7 (0.34%) NCSC
9 6 (0.29%) ISO 15022
9 6 (0.29%) ISO 20022
10 4 (0.19%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.14%) GRC
12 1 (0.048%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.048%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.048%) PSD2
System Software
1 880 (42.17%) Docker
2 30 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.62%) HDFS
5 12 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 11 (0.53%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.19%) Postfix
8 3 (0.14%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.14%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.048%) KVM
9 1 (0.048%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 784 (37.57%) Kubernetes
2 272 (13.03%) Ansible
3 260 (12.46%) Terraform
4 83 (3.98%) Grafana
5 79 (3.79%) Puppet
6 70 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
7 59 (2.83%) Kibana
8 52 (2.49%) Prometheus
9 20 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
9 20 (0.96%) Istio
10 18 (0.86%) ZABBIX
11 17 (0.81%) HAProxy
11 17 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
12 13 (0.62%) logstash
12 13 (0.62%) Mesos
13 11 (0.53%) Rancher
14 10 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.38%) Graphite
16 7 (0.34%) Salt
17 5 (0.24%) linkerd
Vendors
1 363 (17.39%) Oracle
2 145 (6.95%) Google
3 119 (5.70%) Microsoft
4 60 (2.87%) Atlassian
5 43 (2.06%) IBM
6 38 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 29 (1.39%) Sybase
8 23 (1.10%) SAP
9 22 (1.05%) VMware
10 20 (0.96%) Splunk
11 19 (0.91%) PayPal
12 15 (0.72%) Confluent
12 15 (0.72%) Spotify
13 11 (0.53%) AppDynamics
13 11 (0.53%) BT
13 11 (0.53%) ServiceNow
14 10 (0.48%) Adobe
15 9 (0.43%) LexisNexis
15 9 (0.43%) Okta
16 7 (0.34%) MuleSoft