Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 276 475
Rank change year-on-year +39 +199 +476
Permanent jobs citing Spring Boot 1,835 2,021 1,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.24% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 3.11% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,524 1,639 850
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £40,900 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%

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 51,761 64,946 72,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.03% 39.82% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42,775 53,616 60,418
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 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +36 1,725 £65,000 +8.33% 256
London +39 1,046 £75,000 +7.14% 167
UK excluding London +8 767 £52,500 +5.00% 105
North of England +13 278 £52,500 +16.67% 40
South East +13 235 £60,000 - 22
Yorkshire -23 154 £52,500 +16.67% 18
North West +75 122 £52,500 - 18
Scotland +17 61 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Midlands +43 60 £50,000 +2.04% 14
South West +33 55 £49,500 +16.47% 4
East of England +41 43 £52,500 -4.55% 9
West Midlands +35 40 £50,000 - 7
Wales -29 29 £40,000 -23.81% 5
East Midlands +6 19 £50,000 +4.17% 7
Northern Ireland +8 10 £47,750 -20.42% 2
North East -7 2 £54,559 +28.37% 4

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 1,812 (98.75%) Java
2 1,688 (91.99%) Spring
3 1,164 (63.43%) Microservices
4 1,122 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
5 734 (40.00%) Java 8
6 679 (37.00%) Docker
7 596 (32.48%) Software Engineering
8 592 (32.26%) TDD
9 570 (31.06%) AWS
10 497 (27.08%) JavaScript
11 478 (26.05%) SQL
12 474 (25.83%) Kubernetes
13 435 (23.71%) Jenkins
14 415 (22.62%) RESTful
15 408 (22.23%) DevOps
16 384 (20.93%) Scrum
17 382 (20.82%) Git (software)
18 319 (17.38%) REST
18 319 (17.38%) Hibernate
19 317 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
20 311 (16.95%) Web Services
21 310 (16.89%) Finance
22 298 (16.24%) Node.js
23 294 (16.02%) Kafka
24 282 (15.37%) React
25 279 (15.20%) Maven
26 278 (15.15%) Oracle
27 260 (14.17%) NoSQL
28 259 (14.11%) E-Commerce
29 247 (13.46%) Fintech

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
1 106 (5.78%) Confluence
2 85 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (2.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 51 (2.78%) Apache
5 44 (2.40%) Apache Spark
6 43 (2.34%) Tomcat
7 40 (2.18%) CMS
8 33 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 24 (1.31%) WebSphere
10 20 (1.09%) nginx
11 19 (1.04%) Headless CMS
11 19 (1.04%) JBoss
12 18 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.87%) Apache Solr
13 16 (0.87%) Mule
14 15 (0.82%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.71%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.49%) Jetty
16 9 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
17 8 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (0.49%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (2.02%) Payment Gateway
2 27 (1.47%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.054%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.054%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.054%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.054%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 570 (31.06%) AWS
2 150 (8.17%) Azure
3 146 (7.96%) GCP
4 107 (5.83%) Serverless
5 84 (4.58%) OpenShift
6 74 (4.03%) Amazon S3
7 72 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
8 65 (3.54%) GitHub
9 60 (3.27%) AWS Lambda
10 46 (2.51%) SaaS
11 31 (1.69%) PaaS
12 30 (1.63%) Apigee
13 27 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
14 19 (1.04%) Basecamp
14 19 (1.04%) Boomi
15 18 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 17 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
17 16 (0.87%) Datadog
18 14 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.14%) HTTP
2 16 (0.87%) Internet
3 8 (0.44%) FTP
4 6 (0.33%) SSL
4 6 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.27%) AMQP
5 5 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.16%) Firewall
6 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.16%) Skype
7 2 (0.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.054%) DHCP
8 1 (0.054%) DNS
8 1 (0.054%) SAN
8 1 (0.054%) SMTP
8 1 (0.054%) SNMP
8 1 (0.054%) VPN
8 1 (0.054%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (14.17%) NoSQL
2 205 (11.17%) PostgreSQL
3 193 (10.52%) MongoDB
4 180 (9.81%) MySQL
5 133 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 127 (6.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 117 (6.38%) SQL Server
8 85 (4.63%) Redis
9 74 (4.03%) Amazon RDS
10 60 (3.27%) Oracle Database
11 53 (2.89%) RDBMS
12 49 (2.67%) Big Data
13 46 (2.51%) Oracle Database 12c
14 40 (2.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 34 (1.85%) Hadoop
16 26 (1.42%) Blockchain
17 18 (0.98%) DB2
18 14 (0.76%) Hazelcast
19 13 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
19 13 (0.71%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 435 (23.71%) Jenkins
2 382 (20.82%) Git (software)
3 279 (15.20%) Maven
4 229 (12.48%) JUnit
5 161 (8.77%) JIRA
6 125 (6.81%) Gradle
7 114 (6.21%) Mockito
8 94 (5.12%) Cucumber
9 65 (3.54%) Selenium
10 55 (3.00%) SonarQube
11 45 (2.45%) TeamCity
12 43 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 40 (2.18%) Bitbucket
14 39 (2.13%) GitLab
14 39 (2.13%) Subversion
15 38 (2.07%) Eclipse
16 36 (1.96%) IntelliJ
17 33 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
18 22 (1.20%) Ant
18 22 (1.20%) Spock
General
1 310 (16.89%) Finance
2 193 (10.52%) Retail
3 160 (8.72%) Banking
4 53 (2.89%) Games
5 43 (2.34%) Marketing
6 41 (2.23%) Public Sector
7 24 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 16 (0.87%) Front Office
10 13 (0.71%) Law
11 11 (0.60%) Advertising
11 11 (0.60%) Electronics
11 11 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.49%) Publishing
14 8 (0.44%) Automotive
14 8 (0.44%) Legal
15 5 (0.27%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.22%) Billing
17 3 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,307 (71.23%) Developer
2 1,183 (64.47%) Java Developer
3 450 (24.52%) Senior Developer
4 413 (22.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 285 (15.53%) Software Engineer
6 259 (14.11%) Java Engineer
7 171 (9.32%) Java Software Engineer
8 99 (5.40%) Senior Software Engineer
9 93 (5.07%) Senior Java Engineer
10 92 (5.01%) Lead Developer
11 84 (4.58%) E-Commerce Developer
11 84 (4.58%) Java E-Commerce Developer
12 81 (4.41%) Lead Java Developer
13 66 (3.60%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 65 (3.54%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 65 (3.54%) Software Developer
15 54 (2.94%) Architect
16 49 (2.67%) AWS Engineer
17 46 (2.51%) AWS Software Engineer
18 44 (2.40%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,688 (91.99%) Spring
2 415 (22.62%) RESTful
3 319 (17.38%) Hibernate
3 319 (17.38%) REST
4 311 (16.95%) Web Services
5 298 (16.24%) Node.js
6 294 (16.02%) Kafka
7 282 (15.37%) React
8 215 (11.72%) AngularJS
9 178 (9.70%) CSS
10 177 (9.65%) HTML
11 154 (8.39%) J2EE
12 128 (6.98%) Java EE
13 126 (6.87%) JSON
14 110 (5.99%) SOAP
15 108 (5.89%) JPA
16 103 (5.61%) Spring Integration
17 89 (4.85%) XML
18 85 (4.63%) Spring Cloud
19 79 (4.31%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 167 (9.10%) Greenfield Project
2 122 (6.65%) iPad
3 84 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 79 (4.31%) User Experience
6 65 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
7 59 (3.22%) Cloud Native
8 55 (3.00%) Mobile App
9 37 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
10 35 (1.91%) Fixed Income
11 29 (1.58%) Algorithms
12 25 (1.36%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.20%) Virtual Team
14 17 (0.93%) Online Gambling
15 15 (0.82%) Online Banking
16 14 (0.76%) Data Centre
17 13 (0.71%) Blog
18 12 (0.65%) Public Cloud
19 11 (0.60%) Renewable Energy
19 11 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 188 (10.25%) Linux
2 86 (4.69%) Unix
3 53 (2.89%) Windows
4 32 (1.74%) Android
5 21 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.44%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.22%) CentOS
7 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.11%) SUSE
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.054%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.054%) Debian
9 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.054%) VMS
9 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.054%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,164 (63.43%) Microservices
2 1,122 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
3 596 (32.48%) Software Engineering
4 592 (32.26%) TDD
5 408 (22.23%) DevOps
6 384 (20.93%) Scrum
7 317 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
8 259 (14.11%) E-Commerce
9 247 (13.46%) Fintech
10 243 (13.24%) BDD
10 243 (13.24%) Mentoring
11 199 (10.84%) OO
12 169 (9.21%) Test Automation
13 167 (9.10%) Computer Science
14 162 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
15 158 (8.61%) Continuous Delivery
16 139 (7.57%) Kanban
17 127 (6.92%) Coaching
18 121 (6.59%) Pair Programming
18 121 (6.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,812 (98.75%) Java
2 734 (40.00%) Java 8
3 497 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 478 (26.05%) SQL
5 139 (7.57%) Scala
6 135 (7.36%) Python
7 129 (7.03%) Kotlin
8 69 (3.76%) C#
9 53 (2.89%) Ruby
10 52 (2.83%) ES6
11 44 (2.40%) Java 9
12 41 (2.23%) TypeScript
13 36 (1.96%) Groovy
14 34 (1.85%) PHP
15 25 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.87%) Go
17 13 (0.71%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.65%) C
19 10 (0.54%) Bash Shell
19 10 (0.54%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 178 (9.70%) Degree
2 99 (5.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.31%) Master's Degree
4 21 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.60%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.33%) PhD
8 5 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.22%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.22%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.054%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.054%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.054%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (7.14%) QA
2 11 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.54%) GDPR
4 4 (0.22%) SEPA
5 1 (0.054%) NIST
System Software
1 679 (37.00%) Docker
2 5 (0.27%) HDFS
3 4 (0.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.16%) OpenAM
4 3 (0.16%) OpenDJ
4 3 (0.16%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.054%) Firmware
5 1 (0.054%) NFS
5 1 (0.054%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.054%) vCloud
5 1 (0.054%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 474 (25.83%) Kubernetes
2 136 (7.41%) Terraform
3 131 (7.14%) Ansible
4 64 (3.49%) Kibana
5 39 (2.13%) Marathon
5 39 (2.13%) Mesos
6 36 (1.96%) Puppet
7 34 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
8 29 (1.58%) Istio
9 22 (1.20%) Salt
10 19 (1.04%) Knative
11 17 (0.93%) logstash
12 16 (0.87%) Prometheus
13 15 (0.82%) Grafana
14 10 (0.54%) Rancher
15 5 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
15 5 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
16 4 (0.22%) Packer
16 4 (0.22%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 278 (15.15%) Oracle
2 84 (4.58%) Google
3 67 (3.65%) SAP
4 54 (2.94%) Adobe
5 51 (2.78%) IBM
6 50 (2.72%) WorldPay
7 46 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (2.07%) hybris
8 38 (2.07%) Red Hat
9 34 (1.85%) Splunk
10 33 (1.80%) Facebook
11 27 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 24 (1.31%) Demandware
13 19 (1.04%) AppDynamics
13 19 (1.04%) Dell
13 19 (1.04%) Dynatrace
14 18 (0.98%) New Relic
15 13 (0.71%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 12 (0.65%) Sitecore
17 9 (0.49%) Sybase