Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Spring Boot
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 201 225 271
Rank change year-on-year +24 +46 +140
Permanent jobs citing Spring Boot 1,456 1,562 1,849
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.65% 1.53% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.14% 3.89% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,121 1,318 1,554
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -2.91%

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 35,177 40,184 56,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.94% 39.34% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27,650 33,337 46,734
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +32 1,340 £67,500 +6.30% 281
London +33 792 £75,000 - 150
UK excluding London +7 623 £55,000 +4.76% 160
Work from Home +20 406 £62,500 +13.64% 90
South West +78 159 £55,000 +22.22% 18
North of England -31 158 £55,000 +4.76% 45
South East +16 136 £60,000 - 34
North East +59 58 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North West -22 55 £55,750 +1.36% 28
Scotland -29 53 £51,250 +2.50% 15
Midlands +15 52 £57,500 +15.00% 18
West Midlands +20 45 £57,500 +9.52% 14
Yorkshire -66 45 £54,000 +8.00% 14
East of England +16 40 £72,500 +52.63% 16
Wales +32 21 £45,000 - 9
Northern Ireland -1 9 £40,500 -26.36% 5
East Midlands -16 7 £72,500 +45.00% 3

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1,405 (96.50%) Java
2 1,269 (87.16%) Spring
3 867 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
4 866 (59.48%) Microservices
5 664 (45.60%) Docker
6 582 (39.97%) Kubernetes
7 562 (38.60%) AWS
8 508 (34.89%) DevOps
9 464 (31.87%) JavaScript
10 454 (31.18%) SQL
11 445 (30.56%) TDD
12 440 (30.22%) Software Engineering
13 393 (26.99%) Java 8
14 363 (24.93%) Kafka
15 362 (24.86%) Jenkins
16 339 (23.28%) Finance
17 327 (22.46%) Azure
18 310 (21.29%) Scrum
19 297 (20.40%) Git (software)
20 294 (20.19%) REST
21 284 (19.51%) AngularJS
22 277 (19.02%) React
23 261 (17.93%) Social Skills
24 259 (17.79%) PostgreSQL
25 235 (16.14%) RESTful
26 234 (16.07%) Hibernate
27 227 (15.59%) Maven
28 219 (15.04%) Oracle
29 213 (14.63%) Web Services
30 212 (14.56%) 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
1 144 (9.89%) Elasticsearch
2 73 (5.01%) Apache Spark
3 54 (3.71%) Tomcat
4 42 (2.88%) Confluence
5 40 (2.75%) Apache
6 35 (2.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 32 (2.20%) nginx
8 21 (1.44%) OpenStack
9 16 (1.10%) Apache TomEE
10 15 (1.03%) Apache Solr
10 15 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.89%) JBoss
12 10 (0.69%) IIS
13 7 (0.48%) CloudStack
13 7 (0.48%) GemFire
14 6 (0.41%) Tornado
15 5 (0.34%) Apache Pulsar
15 5 (0.34%) Camunda
15 5 (0.34%) Jupyter
16 4 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 26 (1.79%) InVision
1 26 (1.79%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (0.96%) R3 Corda
2 7 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 562 (38.60%) AWS
2 327 (22.46%) Azure
3 212 (14.56%) GCP
4 127 (8.72%) SaaS
5 82 (5.63%) OpenShift
6 66 (4.53%) PaaS
7 63 (4.33%) Serverless
8 52 (3.57%) GitHub
9 44 (3.02%) Amazon ECS
9 44 (3.02%) Amazon EKS
10 34 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
11 32 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 32 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (2.20%) IaaS
12 28 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
13 27 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (1.65%) Apigee
15 18 (1.24%) Amazon S3
16 16 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
16 16 (1.10%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.75%) HTTP
2 32 (2.20%) AMQP
3 8 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.48%) Calico
4 7 (0.48%) Firewall
4 7 (0.48%) VLAN
5 3 (0.21%) SSH
6 2 (0.14%) Broadband
6 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.14%) Internet
6 2 (0.14%) SMS
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.069%) 5G
7 1 (0.069%) DNS
7 1 (0.069%) FTP
7 1 (0.069%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (17.79%) PostgreSQL
2 198 (13.60%) NoSQL
3 155 (10.65%) MongoDB
4 145 (9.96%) MySQL
4 145 (9.96%) Relational Database
5 80 (5.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 70 (4.81%) Big Data
7 68 (4.67%) Hadoop
8 66 (4.53%) Redis
9 59 (4.05%) SQL Server
10 36 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.65%) Couchbase
12 24 (1.65%) Hazelcast
13 19 (1.30%) Blockchain
13 19 (1.30%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (1.10%) MariaDB
16 14 (0.96%) CockroachDB
16 14 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 362 (24.86%) Jenkins
2 297 (20.40%) Git (software)
3 227 (15.59%) Maven
4 155 (10.65%) JUnit
5 117 (8.04%) Gradle
6 78 (5.36%) Cucumber
7 73 (5.01%) JIRA
8 58 (3.98%) Mockito
9 57 (3.91%) Selenium
10 52 (3.57%) IntelliJ
11 49 (3.37%) GitLab
12 37 (2.54%) Bitbucket
13 35 (2.40%) Cypress.io
14 30 (2.06%) SonarQube
15 26 (1.79%) PostCSS
16 25 (1.72%) TeamCity
17 22 (1.51%) gulp
18 20 (1.37%) webpack
19 19 (1.30%) WebDriver
20 17 (1.17%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 339 (23.28%) Finance
2 261 (17.93%) Social Skills
3 166 (11.40%) Banking
4 106 (7.28%) Games
5 96 (6.59%) Retail
6 83 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (3.43%) Public Sector
8 35 (2.40%) Marketing
9 31 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
10 28 (1.92%) Advertising
11 27 (1.85%) Law
12 23 (1.58%) Electronics
13 20 (1.37%) Front Office
14 17 (1.17%) Back Office
15 16 (1.10%) Investment Banking
16 15 (1.03%) Automotive
17 14 (0.96%) Online Betting
18 13 (0.89%) Private Banking
19 12 (0.82%) Telecoms
20 9 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 926 (63.60%) Developer
2 790 (54.26%) Java Developer
3 282 (19.37%) Senior Developer
4 248 (17.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 235 (16.14%) Software Engineer
6 229 (15.73%) Java Engineer
7 139 (9.55%) Java Software Engineer
8 102 (7.01%) Full Stack Developer
9 84 (5.77%) Lead Developer
10 69 (4.74%) Lead Java Developer
11 65 (4.46%) Angular Developer
12 58 (3.98%) Backend Developer
12 58 (3.98%) Senior Software Engineer
12 58 (3.98%) Software Developer
13 55 (3.78%) Senior Java Engineer
14 54 (3.71%) JavaScript Developer
15 46 (3.16%) Architect
16 44 (3.02%) Java Software Developer
17 41 (2.82%) React Developer
18 33 (2.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,269 (87.16%) Spring
2 363 (24.93%) Kafka
3 294 (20.19%) REST
4 284 (19.51%) AngularJS
5 277 (19.02%) React
6 235 (16.14%) RESTful
7 234 (16.07%) Hibernate
8 213 (14.63%) Web Services
9 208 (14.29%) Node.js
10 164 (11.26%) HTML
11 143 (9.82%) CSS
12 100 (6.87%) RabbitMQ
13 80 (5.49%) GraphQL
14 77 (5.29%) JPA
15 69 (4.74%) Java EE
16 66 (4.53%) Apache Camel
17 64 (4.40%) HTML5
18 62 (4.26%) J2EE
19 57 (3.91%) Spring MVC
20 55 (3.78%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 84 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (4.26%) Cloud Native
3 61 (4.19%) Data Structures
4 55 (3.78%) Algorithms
5 52 (3.57%) User Experience
6 49 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
7 47 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 39 (2.68%) iPad
9 28 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 25 (1.72%) Online Games
11 23 (1.58%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.17%) Blog
13 16 (1.10%) Derivative
13 16 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.03%) Social Network
15 14 (0.96%) Life Science
15 14 (0.96%) Media Streaming
16 13 (0.89%) Over-the-Top Content
17 11 (0.76%) Public Cloud
17 11 (0.76%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 177 (12.16%) Linux
2 56 (3.85%) Unix
3 17 (1.17%) Windows
4 13 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 8 (0.55%) Android
7 6 (0.41%) CentOS
8 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
2 866 (59.48%) Microservices
3 508 (34.89%) DevOps
4 445 (30.56%) TDD
5 440 (30.22%) Software Engineering
6 310 (21.29%) Scrum
7 203 (13.94%) Fintech
8 200 (13.74%) BDD
9 185 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
10 161 (11.06%) Test Automation
11 128 (8.79%) Mentoring
12 127 (8.72%) OO
13 113 (7.76%) SDLC
14 111 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
15 95 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
16 92 (6.32%) OOP
17 84 (5.77%) Computer Science
18 81 (5.56%) E-Commerce
18 81 (5.56%) Multithreading
19 79 (5.43%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1,405 (96.50%) Java
2 464 (31.87%) JavaScript
3 454 (31.18%) SQL
4 393 (26.99%) Java 8
5 191 (13.12%) TypeScript
6 174 (11.95%) Kotlin
7 163 (11.20%) Python
8 115 (7.90%) Scala
9 44 (3.02%) C#
10 42 (2.88%) ES6
11 32 (2.20%) Bash Shell
12 29 (1.99%) Shell Script
13 28 (1.92%) ES7
14 27 (1.85%) Groovy
15 24 (1.65%) Go
16 19 (1.30%) C
17 15 (1.03%) PL/SQL
18 12 (0.82%) C++
19 11 (0.76%) PowerShell
20 9 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 109 (7.49%) Degree
2 66 (4.53%) Security Cleared
3 59 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 45 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.79%) SANS
6 14 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.96%) MCSD
6 14 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.48%) OCP
7 7 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.34%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.27%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.21%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.069%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.01%) QA
2 31 (2.13%) SLA
3 26 (1.79%) WCAG
4 16 (1.10%) NIST
5 14 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.41%) EMIR
6 6 (0.41%) MiFID
7 1 (0.069%) GRC
7 1 (0.069%) NCSC
System Software
1 664 (45.60%) Docker
2 16 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
5 3 (0.21%) OpenDJ
6 2 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.069%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.069%) KVM
7 1 (0.069%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 582 (39.97%) Kubernetes
2 110 (7.55%) Ansible
3 107 (7.35%) Terraform
4 38 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (2.20%) Puppet
6 24 (1.65%) Prometheus
7 23 (1.58%) Kibana
8 12 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (0.69%) Grafana
10 9 (0.62%) Rancher
11 5 (0.34%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.27%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.27%) vRealize
13 3 (0.21%) Istio
14 2 (0.14%) logstash
14 2 (0.14%) Salt
14 2 (0.14%) Zipkin
15 1 (0.069%) ITRS Geneos
15 1 (0.069%) Mesos
15 1 (0.069%) Packer
Vendors
1 219 (15.04%) Oracle
2 107 (7.35%) Google
3 48 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 43 (2.95%) Red Hat
5 40 (2.75%) IBM
6 22 (1.51%) SAP
7 13 (0.89%) Atlassian
8 11 (0.76%) Sybase
9 10 (0.69%) AppDynamics
9 10 (0.69%) WSO2
10 9 (0.62%) MuleSoft
10 9 (0.62%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.55%) Pega
11 8 (0.55%) Splunk
12 7 (0.48%) PayPal
12 7 (0.48%) Solace
12 7 (0.48%) Spotify
12 7 (0.48%) VMware
13 5 (0.34%) ForgeRock
13 5 (0.34%) New Relic