Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 218 248
Rank change year-on-year +34 +30 +45
Permanent jobs citing Spring Boot 2,506 740 1,904
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 1.54% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.96% 3.52% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,307 632 1,577
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,050 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £106,750 £90,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 50,542 21,049 51,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 43.92% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32,427 18,043 42,596
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £54,806
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.92% +8.53%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +40 2,197 £75,000 +15.38% 379
London +49 1,394 £82,500 +10.00% 231
UK excluding London +8 931 £57,500 +9.52% 184
Work from Home -45 514 £67,500 +14.89% 112
South East -46 275 £72,500 +11.54% 24
North of England -2 273 £61,250 +22.50% 57
North West 0 142 £65,000 +18.18% 35
Wales +15 101 £50,000 +17.65% 16
South West -60 92 £47,500 -7.77% 28
Yorkshire -75 85 £59,500 +19.00% 16
Midlands -83 67 £65,000 - 26
Scotland -49 58 £50,000 -9.09% 19
East of England -74 51 £57,500 -4.17% 11
West Midlands -73 49 £58,750 -11.32% 21
North East +7 46 £65,000 +36.84% 6
East Midlands -53 18 £65,000 +36.84% 4
Northern Ireland -37 16 £70,000 +40.00% 3

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 2,437 (97.25%) Java
2 2,284 (91.14%) Spring
3 1,505 (60.06%) Microservices
4 1,497 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
5 1,079 (43.06%) Docker
6 1,048 (41.82%) AWS
7 1,013 (40.42%) Kubernetes
8 921 (36.75%) DevOps
9 895 (35.71%) Software Engineering
10 849 (33.88%) Jenkins
11 752 (30.01%) JavaScript
12 744 (29.69%) TDD
13 713 (28.45%) React
14 703 (28.05%) Kafka
15 702 (28.01%) Finance
16 676 (26.98%) Git (software)
17 641 (25.58%) SQL
18 638 (25.46%) Azure
19 625 (24.94%) REST
20 566 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
21 559 (22.31%) AngularJS
22 547 (21.83%) Java 8
23 530 (21.15%) Social Skills
24 523 (20.87%) Scrum
25 509 (20.31%) RESTful
26 506 (20.19%) NoSQL
27 489 (19.51%) Full Stack Development
28 464 (18.52%) Web Services
29 430 (17.16%) Maven
30 423 (16.88%) Ansible

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
1 153 (6.11%) Elasticsearch
2 145 (5.79%) Apache Spark
3 121 (4.83%) Apache
4 112 (4.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 92 (3.67%) nginx
6 84 (3.35%) Confluence
7 78 (3.11%) Tomcat
8 40 (1.60%) GemFire
9 29 (1.16%) IIS
10 28 (1.12%) JBoss
11 19 (0.76%) OpenStack
12 18 (0.72%) Apache TomEE
12 18 (0.72%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.64%) Camunda
14 13 (0.52%) CMS
15 11 (0.44%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.40%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.32%) IBM Domino
18 7 (0.28%) Jetty
18 7 (0.28%) Mule
Applications
1 30 (1.20%) InVision
1 30 (1.20%) Sketch
2 10 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (0.40%) Adobe XD
2 10 (0.40%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.20%) Figma
4 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
1 11 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.36%) R3 Corda
3 7 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.080%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.040%) Magento
6 1 (0.040%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,048 (41.82%) AWS
2 638 (25.46%) Azure
3 395 (15.76%) GCP
4 282 (11.25%) OpenShift
5 191 (7.62%) Serverless
6 182 (7.26%) GitHub
7 112 (4.47%) SaaS
8 107 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
9 102 (4.07%) PaaS
10 97 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
11 86 (3.43%) AWS Lambda
12 83 (3.31%) Amazon Kinesis
13 55 (2.19%) Amazon S3
14 43 (1.72%) npm
15 42 (1.68%) Amazon EKS
16 34 (1.36%) Amazon ECS
17 32 (1.28%) Apigee
18 29 (1.16%) Azure Functions
19 27 (1.08%) Twilio
20 26 (1.04%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 121 (4.83%) HTTP
2 70 (2.79%) AMQP
3 50 (2.00%) Kerberos
4 34 (1.36%) SSL
5 31 (1.24%) Calico
6 28 (1.12%) Internet
7 21 (0.84%) SMS
8 8 (0.32%) Firewall
8 8 (0.32%) WPA
9 6 (0.24%) RIP
9 6 (0.24%) SWIFTNet
9 6 (0.24%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.16%) Broadband
11 2 (0.080%) 5G
11 2 (0.080%) DNS
12 1 (0.040%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.040%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.040%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.040%) SSH
12 1 (0.040%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (20.19%) NoSQL
2 320 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
3 287 (11.45%) Relational Database
4 272 (10.85%) MySQL
5 251 (10.02%) MongoDB
6 170 (6.78%) Hadoop
6 170 (6.78%) Redis
7 166 (6.62%) Big Data
8 128 (5.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 108 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 105 (4.19%) RDBMS
11 91 (3.63%) SQL Server
12 72 (2.87%) HBase
13 60 (2.39%) MariaDB
14 56 (2.23%) Blockchain
15 53 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
16 49 (1.96%) Hazelcast
17 45 (1.80%) Apache Accumulo
18 43 (1.72%) Oracle Database
19 34 (1.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 849 (33.88%) Jenkins
2 676 (26.98%) Git (software)
3 430 (17.16%) Maven
4 252 (10.06%) JUnit
5 206 (8.22%) Gradle
6 137 (5.47%) Cucumber
7 135 (5.39%) Mockito
8 126 (5.03%) JIRA
9 113 (4.51%) Selenium
10 87 (3.47%) GitLab
11 74 (2.95%) Eclipse
11 74 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
11 74 (2.95%) webpack
12 67 (2.67%) gulp
12 67 (2.67%) JMeter
13 63 (2.51%) Protractor
14 59 (2.35%) Bitbucket
14 59 (2.35%) IntelliJ
15 52 (2.08%) SonarQube
16 48 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 702 (28.01%) Finance
2 530 (21.15%) Social Skills
3 268 (10.69%) Banking
4 161 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 154 (6.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 127 (5.07%) Law
7 102 (4.07%) Retail
8 100 (3.99%) Games
9 85 (3.39%) Public Sector
10 81 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
11 75 (2.99%) Advertising
12 62 (2.47%) Back Office
13 49 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
14 45 (1.80%) Telecoms
15 41 (1.64%) Investment Banking
15 41 (1.64%) Legal
16 40 (1.60%) Financial Institution
17 34 (1.36%) Marketing
18 32 (1.28%) Manufacturing
19 27 (1.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,477 (58.94%) Developer
2 1,153 (46.01%) Java Developer
3 446 (17.80%) Software Engineer
4 401 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 346 (13.81%) Senior Java Developer
6 313 (12.49%) Java Engineer
7 177 (7.06%) Java Software Engineer
8 165 (6.58%) Senior Software Engineer
9 150 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 121 (4.83%) Lead Developer
11 108 (4.31%) Backend Developer
11 108 (4.31%) Senior Java Engineer
12 103 (4.11%) Architect
13 90 (3.59%) Technical Leader
14 88 (3.51%) Lead Java Developer
15 71 (2.83%) Principal Engineer
16 60 (2.39%) Software Developer
17 58 (2.31%) Lead Software Engineer
18 57 (2.27%) Senior Java Software Engineer
19 46 (1.84%) Pricing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,284 (91.14%) Spring
2 713 (28.45%) React
3 703 (28.05%) Kafka
4 625 (24.94%) REST
5 559 (22.31%) AngularJS
6 509 (20.31%) RESTful
7 464 (18.52%) Web Services
8 412 (16.44%) Node.js
9 342 (13.65%) RabbitMQ
10 306 (12.21%) CSS
11 274 (10.93%) HTML
12 261 (10.42%) Hibernate
13 175 (6.98%) JSON
14 157 (6.26%) HTML5
15 154 (6.15%) GraphQL
16 138 (5.51%) CSS3
17 137 (5.47%) XML
18 132 (5.27%) J2EE
19 128 (5.11%) Redux
20 122 (4.87%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 194 (7.74%) User Experience
2 138 (5.51%) Cloud Native
2 138 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
3 126 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
4 123 (4.91%) Virtual Team
5 108 (4.31%) Algorithms
6 75 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 75 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 65 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 57 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 54 (2.15%) Mobile App
10 35 (1.40%) Data Centre
11 33 (1.32%) Derivative
11 33 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
12 32 (1.28%) iPad
12 32 (1.28%) Online Games
12 32 (1.28%) Social Network
13 28 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
14 26 (1.04%) Blog
15 25 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 343 (13.69%) Linux
2 163 (6.50%) Unix
3 56 (2.23%) Windows
4 29 (1.16%) Android
4 29 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.00%) CentOS
5 25 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.20%) VMS
7 2 (0.080%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.040%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (0.040%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,505 (60.06%) Microservices
2 1,497 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
3 921 (36.75%) DevOps
4 895 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 744 (29.69%) TDD
6 566 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
7 523 (20.87%) Scrum
8 489 (19.51%) Full Stack Development
9 336 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
10 311 (12.41%) Computer Science
11 309 (12.33%) Fintech
12 304 (12.13%) OO
13 299 (11.93%) Mentoring
14 294 (11.73%) BDD
15 286 (11.41%) Test Automation
16 244 (9.74%) Open Source
17 236 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
18 222 (8.86%) OOP
19 209 (8.34%) Continuous Improvement
20 202 (8.06%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 2,437 (97.25%) Java
2 752 (30.01%) JavaScript
3 641 (25.58%) SQL
4 547 (21.83%) Java 8
5 302 (12.05%) TypeScript
6 301 (12.01%) Python
7 292 (11.65%) Kotlin
8 180 (7.18%) Java 11
9 160 (6.38%) Scala
10 103 (4.11%) Go
11 102 (4.07%) C#
12 79 (3.15%) ES6
13 63 (2.51%) Shell Script
14 56 (2.23%) Bash Shell
15 54 (2.15%) C++
16 47 (1.88%) C
16 47 (1.88%) Groovy
17 40 (1.60%) Perl
18 34 (1.36%) PL/SQL
19 33 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 374 (14.92%) Degree
2 131 (5.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 65 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 34 (1.36%) OCP
5 34 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
6 29 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
8 16 (0.64%) SANS
9 14 (0.56%) SAFe Agilist
10 13 (0.52%) AWS Certification
11 12 (0.48%) MCSD
11 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.44%) HNC
12 11 (0.44%) HND
13 8 (0.32%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.20%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.16%) A+ Certification
17 1 (0.040%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (5.39%) QA
2 54 (2.15%) SLA
3 22 (0.88%) EMIR
3 22 (0.88%) MiFID
4 18 (0.72%) WCAG
5 16 (0.64%) GDPR
6 13 (0.52%) Accessibility
7 10 (0.40%) NCSC
8 8 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.24%) ISO 15022
9 6 (0.24%) ISO 20022
10 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.080%) GRC
11 2 (0.080%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.080%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.080%) PSD2
12 1 (0.040%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.040%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1,079 (43.06%) Docker
2 32 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
3 23 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.64%) HDFS
6 11 (0.44%) ISA Server
7 7 (0.28%) Postfix
8 4 (0.16%) KVM
9 2 (0.080%) Firmware
10 1 (0.040%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1,013 (40.42%) Kubernetes
2 423 (16.88%) Ansible
3 415 (16.56%) Terraform
4 98 (3.91%) Grafana
5 89 (3.55%) Puppet
6 68 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
7 56 (2.23%) Kibana
8 54 (2.15%) Prometheus
9 35 (1.40%) Istio
10 25 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
11 24 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
12 16 (0.64%) logstash
13 15 (0.60%) HAProxy
14 14 (0.56%) ZABBIX
15 13 (0.52%) linkerd
15 13 (0.52%) Mesos
15 13 (0.52%) Packer
16 9 (0.36%) Consul
16 9 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (0.36%) Rancher
Vendors
1 393 (15.68%) Oracle
2 163 (6.50%) Google
3 150 (5.99%) Microsoft
4 65 (2.59%) Red Hat
5 63 (2.51%) Atlassian
6 38 (1.52%) IBM
7 33 (1.32%) LexisNexis
8 32 (1.28%) SAP
8 32 (1.28%) Splunk
9 28 (1.12%) Sybase
10 27 (1.08%) VMware
11 22 (0.88%) MuleSoft
12 21 (0.84%) PayPal
13 15 (0.60%) Confluent
13 15 (0.60%) Okta
14 14 (0.56%) Spotify
15 13 (0.52%) Guidewire
16 11 (0.44%) Adobe
16 11 (0.44%) BT
17 10 (0.40%) CheckPoint