Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 458 912
Rank change year-on-year +186 +454 +284
Permanent jobs citing Spring Boot 1,971 1,113 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 0.62% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 1.56% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,614 835 260
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £54,500 £50,001
% change year-on-year -8.26% +9.00% +25.00%

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 62,901 71,530 73,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.58% 40.08% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51,792 59,555 63,322
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 +175 1,847 £60,000 - 359
London +115 1,059 £70,000 +12.00% 188
UK excluding London +225 887 £50,000 -8.26% 197
North of England +182 331 £45,000 -14.29% 66
South East +110 284 £57,500 - 62
Yorkshire +161 211 £45,000 -13.46% 28
North West +46 87 £50,000 -6.98% 34
East of England +65 67 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Midlands +55 62 £48,000 +12.94% 31
Scotland +50 57 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Wales +44 45 £52,500 +59.09% 8
East Midlands +45 37 £48,000 +20.00% 12
North East +24 33 £43,750 +2.94% 4
South West -7 33 £40,500 -26.36% 6
West Midlands +49 25 £50,000 -20.00% 19
Northern Ireland -14 12 £60,000 +53.85% 3

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 1,938 (98.33%) Java
2 1,792 (90.92%) Spring
3 1,313 (66.62%) Agile Software Development
4 1,147 (58.19%) Microservices
5 859 (43.58%) Java 8
6 724 (36.73%) Docker
7 624 (31.66%) TDD
8 606 (30.75%) Amazon AWS
9 509 (25.82%) SQL
10 477 (24.20%) DevOps
11 475 (24.10%) RESTful
12 470 (23.85%) Finance
13 461 (23.39%) Software Engineering
14 451 (22.88%) JavaScript
15 437 (22.17%) Web Services
16 415 (21.06%) Jenkins
17 376 (19.08%) Hibernate
18 361 (18.32%) Kubernetes
19 360 (18.26%) Maven
20 354 (17.96%) Scrum
21 346 (17.55%) REST
22 337 (17.10%) Git (software)
23 330 (16.74%) HTML
24 324 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
25 321 (16.29%) AngularJS
26 297 (15.07%) NoSQL
27 287 (14.56%) BDD
28 283 (14.36%) CSS
29 281 (14.26%) Node.js
30 264 (13.39%) React

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
1 173 (8.78%) Elasticsearch
2 138 (7.00%) Tomcat
3 128 (6.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 98 (4.97%) Apache
5 94 (4.77%) WebLogic
6 92 (4.67%) Confluence
7 79 (4.01%) WebSphere
8 56 (2.84%) JBoss
9 37 (1.88%) Apache Solr
10 32 (1.62%) Apache Spark
11 30 (1.52%) OpenStack
11 30 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 28 (1.42%) Anypoint
13 26 (1.32%) WildFly
14 17 (0.86%) CMS
15 13 (0.66%) Mule
15 13 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
15 13 (0.66%) WordPress
16 12 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (0.51%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
1 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.10%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 35 (1.78%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.10%) Ripple
4 1 (0.051%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.051%) Kondor
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.051%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 606 (30.75%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (9.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 176 (8.93%) OpenShift
4 160 (8.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 140 (7.10%) PaaS
6 84 (4.26%) Serverless
7 80 (4.06%) GitHub
8 76 (3.86%) IBM Cloud
9 54 (2.74%) IaaS
10 44 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
11 30 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (1.52%) SaaS
12 29 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
13 23 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.81%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.81%) Slack
15 13 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.56%) npm
17 9 (0.46%) Apigee
18 6 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.91%) AMQP
1 18 (0.91%) HTTP
2 13 (0.66%) Internet
3 8 (0.41%) Firewall
3 8 (0.41%) FTP
4 6 (0.30%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.25%) SSL
6 4 (0.20%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.20%) WebEx
7 3 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.10%) PPP
8 2 (0.10%) Skype
8 2 (0.10%) SMS
9 1 (0.051%) DNS
9 1 (0.051%) Intranet
9 1 (0.051%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (15.07%) NoSQL
2 249 (12.63%) MySQL
3 236 (11.97%) MongoDB
4 227 (11.52%) Relational Database
5 214 (10.86%) PostgreSQL
6 150 (7.61%) RDBMS
7 119 (6.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 118 (5.99%) SQL Server
9 75 (3.81%) Big Data
10 70 (3.55%) Redis
11 46 (2.33%) Blockchain
12 42 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
13 35 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 30 (1.52%) MariaDB
15 25 (1.27%) Neo4j
16 18 (0.91%) Hadoop
16 18 (0.91%) Oracle Database
17 17 (0.86%) HBase
18 14 (0.71%) Riak
19 13 (0.66%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 415 (21.06%) Jenkins
2 360 (18.26%) Maven
3 337 (17.10%) Git (software)
4 259 (13.14%) JUnit
5 231 (11.72%) Gradle
6 145 (7.36%) Cucumber
7 124 (6.29%) JIRA
8 90 (4.57%) Mockito
8 90 (4.57%) Selenium
9 61 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 59 (2.99%) Subversion
11 55 (2.79%) Sonatype Nexus
12 50 (2.54%) Ant
13 45 (2.28%) TeamCity
14 44 (2.23%) IntelliJ
15 37 (1.88%) SonarQube
16 35 (1.78%) Bitbucket
17 30 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 28 (1.42%) GitLab
19 27 (1.37%) JMeter
General
1 470 (23.85%) Finance
2 200 (10.15%) Banking
3 150 (7.61%) Retail
4 106 (5.38%) Games
5 51 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 39 (1.98%) Advertising
7 36 (1.83%) Front Office
8 35 (1.78%) Investment Banking
9 34 (1.73%) Publishing
10 33 (1.67%) Retail Banking
11 21 (1.07%) Back Office
12 20 (1.01%) Law
13 19 (0.96%) Telecoms
14 9 (0.46%) Marketing
15 7 (0.36%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.36%) Retail Finance
16 4 (0.20%) Automotive
16 4 (0.20%) Billing
17 3 (0.15%) Electronics
18 2 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,401 (71.08%) Developer
2 1,268 (64.33%) Java Developer
3 410 (20.80%) Senior Developer
4 373 (18.92%) Senior Java Developer
5 249 (12.63%) Java Engineer
6 209 (10.60%) Software Engineer
7 158 (8.02%) Java Software Engineer
8 125 (6.34%) Architect
9 87 (4.41%) AWS Developer
10 77 (3.91%) Lead Developer
11 76 (3.86%) Senior Java Engineer
12 72 (3.65%) Lead Java Developer
13 65 (3.30%) Agile Developer
13 65 (3.30%) Agile Java Developer
13 65 (3.30%) Java Architect
14 59 (2.99%) Java Developer - Fintech
15 53 (2.69%) Full Stack Developer
15 53 (2.69%) Senior Software Engineer
16 50 (2.54%) Backend Developer
16 50 (2.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,792 (90.92%) Spring
2 475 (24.10%) RESTful
3 437 (22.17%) Web Services
4 376 (19.08%) Hibernate
5 346 (17.55%) REST
6 330 (16.74%) HTML
7 321 (16.29%) AngularJS
8 283 (14.36%) CSS
9 281 (14.26%) Node.js
10 264 (13.39%) React
11 198 (10.05%) J2EE
12 193 (9.79%) Java EE
13 172 (8.73%) SOAP
14 142 (7.20%) Spring Cloud
15 141 (7.15%) HTML5
16 131 (6.65%) Kafka
17 125 (6.34%) Spring MVC
18 122 (6.19%) JPA
19 117 (5.94%) JSON
20 116 (5.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 247 (12.53%) Greenfield Project
2 233 (11.82%) Fintech
3 107 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 99 (5.02%) Cloud Native
5 74 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (3.65%) User Experience
7 63 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 52 (2.64%) Public Cloud
9 49 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
10 45 (2.28%) Mobile App
11 37 (1.88%) Algorithms
12 34 (1.73%) Blog
13 33 (1.67%) Data Structures
14 19 (0.96%) Data Centre
14 19 (0.96%) Hedge funds
14 19 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
15 16 (0.81%) Online Gambling
16 13 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
16 13 (0.66%) Virtual Team
17 11 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 262 (13.29%) Linux
2 65 (3.30%) Unix
3 28 (1.42%) Windows
4 22 (1.12%) Android
4 22 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.86%) Ubuntu
6 15 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.30%) CentOS
7 6 (0.30%) DC/OS
7 6 (0.30%) Mesosphere
8 4 (0.20%) Solaris
8 4 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,313 (66.62%) Agile Software Development
2 1,147 (58.19%) Microservices
3 624 (31.66%) TDD
4 477 (24.20%) DevOps
5 461 (23.39%) Software Engineering
6 354 (17.96%) Scrum
7 324 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
8 287 (14.56%) BDD
9 214 (10.86%) Open Source
10 206 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
11 202 (10.25%) Computer Science
12 176 (8.93%) MVC
13 174 (8.83%) OO
14 169 (8.57%) Test Automation
15 161 (8.17%) E-Commerce
16 149 (7.56%) Mentoring
17 143 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
18 136 (6.90%) SOA
19 130 (6.60%) Web Development
20 125 (6.34%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,938 (98.33%) Java
2 859 (43.58%) Java 8
3 509 (25.82%) SQL
4 451 (22.88%) JavaScript
5 176 (8.93%) Scala
6 137 (6.95%) Python
7 90 (4.57%) Java 9
8 85 (4.31%) C#
9 72 (3.65%) Groovy
10 67 (3.40%) Kotlin
11 65 (3.30%) PHP
11 65 (3.30%) Ruby
12 59 (2.99%) Go
13 56 (2.84%) C++
14 52 (2.64%) Bash Shell
15 47 (2.38%) TypeScript
16 41 (2.08%) C
17 35 (1.78%) Clojure
18 31 (1.57%) PL/SQL
19 26 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 243 (12.33%) Degree
2 87 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (1.73%) Master's Degree
4 30 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 17 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.36%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.25%) OCP
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.15%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.15%) MBA
9 2 (0.10%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.051%) CCNP
10 1 (0.051%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (7.61%) QA
2 6 (0.30%) PSD2
3 3 (0.15%) GDPR
4 2 (0.10%) PMO
4 2 (0.10%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.051%) EMIR
5 1 (0.051%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.051%) MiFID
5 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.051%) SLA
System Software
1 724 (36.73%) Docker
2 36 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.91%) HDFS
4 6 (0.30%) KVM
4 6 (0.30%) oVirt
4 6 (0.30%) vSphere
5 5 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.20%) Squid
7 3 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.051%) LXC
8 1 (0.051%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 361 (18.32%) Kubernetes
2 159 (8.07%) Ansible
3 108 (5.48%) Terraform
4 73 (3.70%) Puppet
5 68 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
7 16 (0.81%) Prometheus
8 13 (0.66%) Salt
9 12 (0.61%) Kibana
9 12 (0.61%) logstash
9 12 (0.61%) Packer
10 7 (0.36%) Rancher
11 6 (0.30%) rkt
12 5 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.20%) Graphite
13 4 (0.20%) Nagios
14 3 (0.15%) Consul
14 3 (0.15%) Grafana
Vendors
1 243 (12.33%) Oracle
2 165 (8.37%) Google
3 128 (6.49%) Red Hat
4 93 (4.72%) IBM
5 71 (3.60%) Splunk
6 50 (2.54%) AppDynamics
7 44 (2.23%) Microsoft
8 41 (2.08%) MuleSoft
9 39 (1.98%) VMware
10 38 (1.93%) SAP
11 32 (1.62%) WorldPay
12 25 (1.27%) Cognizant
12 25 (1.27%) Facebook
12 25 (1.27%) New Relic
13 21 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.81%) WSO2
15 15 (0.76%) Sybase
16 10 (0.51%) Adobe
17 9 (0.46%) Guidewire
18 7 (0.36%) Dynatrace