Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 236 277
Rank change year-on-year +41 +41 +169
Permanent jobs citing Spring Boot 1,285 1,744 1,871
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.42% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 3.65% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,328 1,630 1,711
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £95,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 30,814 47,733 60,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.50% 38.83% 39.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25,559 39,580 49,813
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +44 1,190 £65,000 - 278
London +54 706 £75,000 - 154
UK excluding London +46 552 £55,000 +4.76% 148
Work from Home +12 309 £60,000 -5.88% 96
South West +117 151 £55,000 +15.79% 16
South East +61 123 £57,500 - 31
North of England -23 121 £52,500 - 53
North West -9 46 £51,875 -5.68% 31
East of England +76 44 £72,500 +26.09% 14
Scotland +2 42 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Yorkshire -37 42 £50,000 - 14
Midlands +27 41 £57,500 +10.58% 9
West Midlands +48 36 £57,500 +9.52% 8
North East +40 33 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Wales +49 27 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Northern Ireland +2 6 £31,000 -35.08% 6
East Midlands +1 5 £72,500 +45.00% 1

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1,244 (96.81%) Java
2 1,117 (86.93%) Spring
3 745 (57.98%) Microservices
4 727 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
5 562 (43.74%) Docker
6 497 (38.68%) Kubernetes
7 464 (36.11%) AWS
8 445 (34.63%) DevOps
9 398 (30.97%) Java 8
10 391 (30.43%) SQL
11 383 (29.81%) TDD
12 372 (28.95%) JavaScript
13 353 (27.47%) Software Engineering
14 321 (24.98%) Kafka
15 278 (21.63%) Finance
16 270 (21.01%) Scrum
17 262 (20.39%) Azure
18 260 (20.23%) AngularJS
19 256 (19.92%) Jenkins
20 245 (19.07%) PostgreSQL
21 231 (17.98%) Git (software)
22 220 (17.12%) REST
23 207 (16.11%) GCP
24 206 (16.03%) React
25 200 (15.56%) Hibernate
26 195 (15.18%) Node.js
27 189 (14.71%) Maven
28 183 (14.24%) RESTful
29 182 (14.16%) Web Services
30 177 (13.77%) 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
1 146 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
2 64 (4.98%) Apache Spark
3 46 (3.58%) Tomcat
4 45 (3.50%) Apache
5 41 (3.19%) Confluence
6 25 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
7 21 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 18 (1.40%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.17%) Apache Solr
10 13 (1.01%) JBoss
10 13 (1.01%) Tornado
11 11 (0.86%) nginx
11 11 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.54%) Camunda
12 7 (0.54%) Jupyter
13 6 (0.47%) Apache TomEE
14 5 (0.39%) CloudStack
14 5 (0.39%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.39%) IIS
15 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (1.17%) InVision
1 15 (1.17%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (1.32%) R3 Corda
2 7 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 464 (36.11%) AWS
2 262 (20.39%) Azure
3 207 (16.11%) GCP
4 86 (6.69%) SaaS
5 66 (5.14%) Serverless
6 62 (4.82%) OpenShift
7 58 (4.51%) PaaS
8 56 (4.36%) GitHub
9 42 (3.27%) Amazon ECS
10 39 (3.04%) Amazon EKS
11 37 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
12 29 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
13 27 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 27 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
13 27 (2.10%) IaaS
14 24 (1.87%) Apigee
15 22 (1.71%) iPaaS
15 22 (1.71%) Stackdriver
16 20 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
17 19 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.79%) HTTP
2 15 (1.17%) AMQP
3 11 (0.86%) Internet
4 5 (0.39%) Firewall
4 5 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.39%) VLAN
5 2 (0.16%) SMS
5 2 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.078%) FTP
6 1 (0.078%) GPON
6 1 (0.078%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.078%) Network Security
6 1 (0.078%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (19.07%) PostgreSQL
2 166 (12.92%) NoSQL
3 134 (10.43%) Relational Database
4 128 (9.96%) MongoDB
5 104 (8.09%) MySQL
6 73 (5.68%) SQL Server
7 68 (5.29%) Redis
8 65 (5.06%) Big Data
9 48 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 48 (3.74%) Hadoop
10 34 (2.65%) Hazelcast
10 34 (2.65%) RDBMS
11 32 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (1.95%) Couchbase
13 18 (1.40%) Oracle Database
14 17 (1.32%) Blockchain
14 17 (1.32%) Data Lake
15 15 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 256 (19.92%) Jenkins
2 231 (17.98%) Git (software)
3 189 (14.71%) Maven
4 116 (9.03%) JUnit
5 111 (8.64%) Gradle
6 63 (4.90%) JIRA
7 62 (4.82%) Cucumber
8 50 (3.89%) Mockito
9 41 (3.19%) IntelliJ
9 41 (3.19%) Selenium
10 34 (2.65%) Bitbucket
11 28 (2.18%) GitLab
12 26 (2.02%) SonarQube
13 21 (1.63%) TeamCity
14 20 (1.56%) Cypress.io
15 17 (1.32%) WebDriver
16 16 (1.25%) Liquibase
16 16 (1.25%) webpack
17 15 (1.17%) PostCSS
18 14 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 278 (21.63%) Finance
2 147 (11.44%) Banking
3 84 (6.54%) Public Sector
4 79 (6.15%) Games
5 71 (5.53%) Retail
6 25 (1.95%) Marketing
7 18 (1.40%) Front Office
7 18 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.32%) Advertising
8 17 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.32%) Online Betting
8 17 (1.32%) Private Banking
9 15 (1.17%) Automotive
10 14 (1.09%) Electronics
10 14 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.70%) Law
12 8 (0.62%) French Language
12 8 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.54%) Back Office
14 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 838 (65.21%) Developer
2 699 (54.40%) Java Developer
3 268 (20.86%) Senior Developer
4 225 (17.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 200 (15.56%) Java Engineer
6 170 (13.23%) Software Engineer
7 102 (7.94%) Java Software Engineer
8 98 (7.63%) Full Stack Developer
9 82 (6.38%) Lead Developer
10 64 (4.98%) Senior Java Engineer
11 62 (4.82%) Lead Java Developer
12 56 (4.36%) Senior Software Engineer
13 50 (3.89%) Architect
14 49 (3.81%) Angular Developer
15 48 (3.74%) Backend Developer
16 41 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
17 38 (2.96%) Software Developer
18 37 (2.88%) React Developer
19 32 (2.49%) Technical Leader
20 29 (2.26%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,117 (86.93%) Spring
2 321 (24.98%) Kafka
3 260 (20.23%) AngularJS
4 220 (17.12%) REST
5 206 (16.03%) React
6 200 (15.56%) Hibernate
7 195 (15.18%) Node.js
8 183 (14.24%) RESTful
9 182 (14.16%) Web Services
10 133 (10.35%) HTML
11 113 (8.79%) CSS
12 106 (8.25%) RabbitMQ
13 78 (6.07%) Java EE
14 73 (5.68%) JPA
15 63 (4.90%) J2EE
16 58 (4.51%) GraphQL
17 54 (4.20%) Vue.js
18 53 (4.12%) OAuth
19 51 (3.97%) HTML5
20 49 (3.81%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.08%) Greenfield Project
2 74 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (5.76%) Cloud Native
3 63 (4.90%) Data Structures
4 58 (4.51%) Algorithms
5 40 (3.11%) User Experience
6 36 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (2.02%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.87%) Online Games
10 22 (1.71%) Social Network
11 19 (1.48%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.25%) iPad
12 16 (1.25%) Media Streaming
12 16 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
13 15 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.09%) Fixed Income
14 14 (1.09%) Private Cloud
15 13 (1.01%) Blog
16 12 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 113 (8.79%) Linux
2 25 (1.95%) Unix
3 19 (1.48%) Windows
4 12 (0.93%) Android
5 9 (0.70%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.078%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 745 (57.98%) Microservices
2 727 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
3 445 (34.63%) DevOps
4 383 (29.81%) TDD
5 353 (27.47%) Software Engineering
6 270 (21.01%) Scrum
7 177 (13.77%) BDD
8 156 (12.14%) Fintech
9 135 (10.51%) Test Automation
10 124 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
11 107 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 94 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
13 93 (7.24%) SDLC
14 90 (7.00%) OO
15 82 (6.38%) Multithreading
15 82 (6.38%) Unit Testing
16 78 (6.07%) Computer Science
17 74 (5.76%) MVC
18 70 (5.45%) Machine Learning
19 68 (5.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,244 (96.81%) Java
2 398 (30.97%) Java 8
3 391 (30.43%) SQL
4 372 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 165 (12.84%) Python
6 157 (12.22%) TypeScript
7 140 (10.89%) Kotlin
8 115 (8.95%) Scala
9 43 (3.35%) C#
10 38 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 28 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 27 (2.10%) C
13 25 (1.95%) Groovy
14 19 (1.48%) ES6
15 15 (1.17%) ES7
16 13 (1.01%) Go
17 12 (0.93%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.78%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.70%) C++
20 8 (0.62%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 97 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 88 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 81 (6.30%) Degree
4 35 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.17%) SANS
7 8 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.62%) MCSD
7 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.39%) PhD
9 4 (0.31%) HND
10 3 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.078%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.14%) QA
2 19 (1.48%) NIST
3 15 (1.17%) WCAG
4 8 (0.62%) SLA
5 2 (0.16%) NCSC
6 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.078%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 562 (43.74%) Docker
2 19 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.078%) KVM
4 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 497 (38.68%) Kubernetes
2 110 (8.56%) Terraform
3 87 (6.77%) Ansible
4 33 (2.57%) Puppet
5 27 (2.10%) Grafana
5 27 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.17%) Kibana
7 14 (1.09%) Prometheus
8 12 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (0.62%) Rancher
10 4 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.23%) logstash
11 3 (0.23%) vRealize
11 3 (0.23%) Zipkin
12 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.16%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.078%) Nagios
13 1 (0.078%) Packer
13 1 (0.078%) Salt
Vendors
1 167 (13.00%) Oracle
2 133 (10.35%) Google
3 44 (3.42%) Red Hat
4 43 (3.35%) IBM
5 38 (2.96%) Microsoft
6 31 (2.41%) ServiceNow
7 27 (2.10%) Splunk
8 26 (2.02%) SAP
9 14 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.01%) Solace
10 13 (1.01%) WSO2
11 10 (0.78%) AppDynamics
11 10 (0.78%) Databricks
11 10 (0.78%) Pega
12 6 (0.47%) BT
12 6 (0.47%) Facebook
12 6 (0.47%) Instagram
12 6 (0.47%) Sybase
12 6 (0.47%) Twitter
13 5 (0.39%) Apple