Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 188 192 237
Rank change year-on-year +4 +45 +48
Permanent jobs citing Spring Boot 2,536 1,100 1,800
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.02% 1.79% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.27% 4.22% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,230 929 1,506
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.54% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 48,137 26,051 48,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.31% 42.49% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30,375 22,410 39,968
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,375 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.43% +2.50% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,350 £50,000 £45,412
% change year-on-year +6.70% +10.10% +0.92%

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022. 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 +6 2,197 £75,000 +11.11% 380
London -7 1,363 £85,000 +13.33% 228
UK excluding London -3 923 £57,500 +4.55% 179
Work from Home -43 511 £75,000 +27.66% 87
North of England +17 279 £61,250 +22.50% 50
South East -18 235 £77,500 +29.17% 23
North West +28 163 £62,500 +16.28% 20
Midlands -56 93 £52,500 -12.50% 23
South West -78 87 £47,500 -13.04% 28
Scotland -1 82 £55,000 +7.32% 26
Yorkshire -36 81 £60,000 +20.00% 23
East of England -45 71 £57,500 -19.30% 18
Wales -4 62 £50,000 +17.65% 3
West Midlands -64 58 £52,500 -8.70% 17
North East 0 35 £65,000 +26.83% 7
East Midlands -31 35 £52,500 -27.59% 4
Northern Ireland -23 13 £57,500 +85.48% 8

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 2,490 (98.19%) Java
2 2,270 (89.51%) Spring
3 1,614 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 1,480 (58.36%) Microservices
5 1,212 (47.79%) Docker
6 1,150 (45.35%) Kubernetes
7 1,056 (41.64%) AWS
8 1,007 (39.71%) Software Engineering
9 911 (35.92%) DevOps
10 842 (33.20%) Jenkins
11 799 (31.51%) Git (software)
12 755 (29.77%) JavaScript
13 754 (29.73%) TDD
14 717 (28.27%) Kafka
15 687 (27.09%) React
16 651 (25.67%) REST
17 616 (24.29%) Scrum
18 608 (23.97%) Azure
19 568 (22.40%) Finance
20 567 (22.36%) Social Skills
21 560 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
21 560 (22.08%) AngularJS
22 556 (21.92%) Java 8
23 548 (21.61%) RESTful
24 540 (21.29%) SQL
25 530 (20.90%) Degree
26 510 (20.11%) Maven
27 477 (18.81%) Full Stack Development
28 469 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
29 441 (17.39%) GCP

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
1 162 (6.39%) Elasticsearch
2 93 (3.67%) Confluence
3 84 (3.31%) Apache Spark
4 83 (3.27%) Apache
5 77 (3.04%) nginx
6 76 (3.00%) Tomcat
7 68 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
8 65 (2.56%) JBoss
9 36 (1.42%) CMS
10 26 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 24 (0.95%) GemFire
12 21 (0.83%) Apache Solr
12 21 (0.83%) IIS
13 20 (0.79%) OpenStack
14 17 (0.67%) Camunda
15 15 (0.59%) IBM Domino
15 15 (0.59%) Jetty
16 11 (0.43%) GlassFish
16 11 (0.43%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.39%) Ethereum
Applications
1 20 (0.79%) InVision
1 20 (0.79%) Sketch
2 12 (0.47%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.12%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.039%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.12%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.079%) Magento
6 1 (0.039%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,056 (41.64%) AWS
2 608 (23.97%) Azure
3 441 (17.39%) GCP
4 381 (15.02%) OpenShift
5 291 (11.47%) Serverless
6 188 (7.41%) GitHub
7 172 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
8 133 (5.24%) AWS Lambda
9 89 (3.51%) SaaS
10 72 (2.84%) PaaS
11 53 (2.09%) Amazon EKS
11 53 (2.09%) npm
12 50 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
12 50 (1.97%) Amazon ECS
13 42 (1.66%) Apigee
14 39 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
15 32 (1.26%) Azure Functions
15 32 (1.26%) Datadog
16 29 (1.14%) Amazon S3
17 18 (0.71%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 117 (4.61%) Kerberos
2 67 (2.64%) HTTP
3 22 (0.87%) Internet
4 20 (0.79%) SSL
5 19 (0.75%) Calico
6 17 (0.67%) AMQP
7 14 (0.55%) Firewall
8 12 (0.47%) Broadband
9 11 (0.43%) SMS
9 11 (0.43%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.43%) WPA
10 6 (0.24%) RIP
11 4 (0.16%) VoIP
12 3 (0.12%) 5G
12 3 (0.12%) BIG-IP
12 3 (0.12%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.12%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.12%) VPN
13 2 (0.079%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (0.039%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (17.27%) NoSQL
2 348 (13.72%) PostgreSQL
3 320 (12.62%) MySQL
4 314 (12.38%) Relational Database
5 248 (9.78%) MongoDB
6 143 (5.64%) Redis
7 124 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 121 (4.77%) RDBMS
9 103 (4.06%) Big Data
10 101 (3.98%) SQL Server
11 72 (2.84%) Hadoop
12 68 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 61 (2.41%) Blockchain
14 47 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
15 44 (1.74%) Hazelcast
16 34 (1.34%) HBase
17 33 (1.30%) Couchbase
18 28 (1.10%) MariaDB
19 25 (0.99%) DB2
20 18 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 842 (33.20%) Jenkins
2 799 (31.51%) Git (software)
3 510 (20.11%) Maven
4 261 (10.29%) JUnit
5 184 (7.26%) Gradle
6 166 (6.55%) GitLab
7 158 (6.23%) JIRA
8 132 (5.21%) Mockito
9 107 (4.22%) Cucumber
10 92 (3.63%) Selenium
11 87 (3.43%) Subversion
12 76 (3.00%) Bitbucket
13 65 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
14 52 (2.05%) Eclipse
15 45 (1.77%) SonarQube
16 43 (1.70%) JMeter
16 43 (1.70%) Protractor
17 41 (1.62%) gulp
18 40 (1.58%) webpack
19 39 (1.54%) CircleCI
General
1 568 (22.40%) Finance
2 567 (22.36%) Social Skills
3 207 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 206 (8.12%) Banking
5 165 (6.51%) Retail
6 164 (6.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 121 (4.77%) Public Sector
8 112 (4.42%) Games
9 75 (2.96%) Law
10 66 (2.60%) Marketing
11 47 (1.85%) Presentation Skills
12 46 (1.81%) Advertising
13 42 (1.66%) Manufacturing
14 36 (1.42%) Telecoms
15 32 (1.26%) Legal
16 31 (1.22%) Back Office
17 30 (1.18%) Publishing
18 29 (1.14%) Financial Institution
19 25 (0.99%) Automotive
20 22 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,403 (55.32%) Developer
2 1,105 (43.57%) Java Developer
3 543 (21.41%) Software Engineer
4 430 (16.96%) Senior Developer
5 378 (14.91%) Java Engineer
6 377 (14.87%) Senior Java Developer
7 219 (8.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 194 (7.65%) Java Software Engineer
9 156 (6.15%) Senior Java Engineer
10 125 (4.93%) Technical Leader
11 119 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
12 105 (4.14%) Architect
13 97 (3.82%) Backend Developer
13 97 (3.82%) Lead Developer
14 85 (3.35%) Analyst
15 84 (3.31%) Analyst Developer
16 81 (3.19%) Lead Software Engineer
16 81 (3.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
17 74 (2.92%) Pricing Analyst
17 74 (2.92%) Pricing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,270 (89.51%) Spring
2 717 (28.27%) Kafka
3 687 (27.09%) React
4 651 (25.67%) REST
5 560 (22.08%) AngularJS
6 548 (21.61%) RESTful
7 415 (16.36%) Node.js
8 392 (15.46%) Web Services
9 323 (12.74%) CSS
10 309 (12.18%) HTML
11 306 (12.07%) Hibernate
12 232 (9.15%) RabbitMQ
13 190 (7.49%) HTML5
14 185 (7.29%) JSON
15 184 (7.26%) Spring MVC
16 170 (6.70%) XML
17 158 (6.23%) GraphQL
18 156 (6.15%) CSS3
19 144 (5.68%) Java EE
19 144 (5.68%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 209 (8.24%) Algorithms
2 194 (7.65%) Self-Motivation
3 189 (7.45%) User Experience
4 160 (6.31%) Greenfield Project
5 146 (5.76%) Virtual Team
6 130 (5.13%) Cloud Native
7 116 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
8 84 (3.31%) Public Cloud
9 79 (3.12%) Management Information System
10 77 (3.04%) Data Structures
11 53 (2.09%) Mobile App
12 42 (1.66%) iPad
13 39 (1.54%) Social Network
14 31 (1.22%) Data Centre
15 24 (0.95%) SWIFT
16 23 (0.91%) FMCG
17 22 (0.87%) Online Games
18 19 (0.75%) Legacy Code
18 19 (0.75%) NHS
18 19 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 362 (14.27%) Linux
2 184 (7.26%) Unix
3 42 (1.66%) Android
4 41 (1.62%) Windows
5 40 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.20%) CentOS
8 5 (0.20%) VMS
9 1 (0.039%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,614 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1,480 (58.36%) Microservices
3 1,007 (39.71%) Software Engineering
4 911 (35.92%) DevOps
5 754 (29.73%) TDD
6 616 (24.29%) Scrum
7 560 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
8 477 (18.81%) Full Stack Development
9 469 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
10 381 (15.02%) Computer Science
11 351 (13.84%) Test Automation
12 342 (13.49%) BDD
13 339 (13.37%) Mentoring
14 312 (12.30%) Continuous Improvement
15 309 (12.18%) Continuous Delivery
16 254 (10.02%) Fintech
17 249 (9.82%) OO
18 231 (9.11%) Open Source
19 227 (8.95%) Mathematics
20 206 (8.12%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2,490 (98.19%) Java
2 755 (29.77%) JavaScript
3 556 (21.92%) Java 8
4 540 (21.29%) SQL
5 308 (12.15%) Python
6 265 (10.45%) Kotlin
7 241 (9.50%) TypeScript
8 205 (8.08%) Java 11
9 133 (5.24%) C#
10 115 (4.53%) C++
11 101 (3.98%) Scala
12 88 (3.47%) Shell Script
13 87 (3.43%) Perl
14 85 (3.35%) Go
15 79 (3.12%) C
16 65 (2.56%) ES6
17 64 (2.52%) Bash
18 60 (2.37%) Groovy
19 37 (1.46%) Ruby
20 34 (1.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 530 (20.90%) Degree
2 177 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 50 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 25 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (0.83%) OCP
7 20 (0.79%) DBS Check
8 18 (0.71%) Master's Degree
9 16 (0.63%) SANS
10 15 (0.59%) HNC
10 15 (0.59%) HND
11 14 (0.55%) AWS Certification
12 12 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
12 12 (0.47%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
12 12 (0.47%) SAFe Agilist
13 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.16%) OCPJP
14 4 (0.16%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.12%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (8.12%) QA
2 22 (0.87%) SLA
3 16 (0.63%) WCAG
4 9 (0.35%) EMIR
4 9 (0.35%) MiFID
5 8 (0.32%) Accessibility
6 7 (0.28%) GDPR
6 7 (0.28%) NCSC
7 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
8 2 (0.079%) PSD2
9 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.039%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 15022
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1,212 (47.79%) Docker
2 26 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (0.55%) KVM
6 6 (0.24%) HDFS
7 4 (0.16%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.12%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.12%) Postfix
9 2 (0.079%) Firmware
10 1 (0.039%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1,150 (45.35%) Kubernetes
2 393 (15.50%) Ansible
3 363 (14.31%) Terraform
4 60 (2.37%) Puppet
5 58 (2.29%) Grafana
6 56 (2.21%) Prometheus
7 54 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 48 (1.89%) Kibana
9 37 (1.46%) Istio
10 23 (0.91%) Packer
11 21 (0.83%) Consul
12 17 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
13 16 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
14 15 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (0.55%) linkerd
16 10 (0.39%) logstash
17 6 (0.24%) Kiali
18 5 (0.20%) Mesos
19 4 (0.16%) Kubeflow
20 3 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 307 (12.11%) Oracle
2 167 (6.59%) Google
3 124 (4.89%) Microsoft
4 105 (4.14%) Red Hat
5 45 (1.77%) IBM
6 36 (1.42%) LexisNexis
6 36 (1.42%) SAP
7 35 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 35 (1.38%) Splunk
8 31 (1.22%) VMware
9 30 (1.18%) MuleSoft
10 24 (0.95%) Spotify
11 19 (0.75%) PayPal
12 18 (0.71%) Snapchat
13 16 (0.63%) Cognizant
13 16 (0.63%) Confluent
14 13 (0.51%) AppDynamics
14 13 (0.51%) Cisco
14 13 (0.51%) Sybase
15 10 (0.39%) Apple