Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 76 83
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Spring 4,168 5,808 6,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.30% 3.85% 3.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.49% 9.73% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3,450 4,771 4,948
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Spring 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 49,067 59,700 69,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.86% 39.59% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 40,292 48,908 58,401
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 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the UK

Spring
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Spring.

Salary trend for Spring in the UK

Spring
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spring over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Spring in the UK

Spring
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. 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 -13 3,874 £60,000 +4.35% 703
UK excluding London -30 2,134 £52,500 +5.00% 389
London 0 1,986 £75,000 +11.11% 381
South East -34 711 £55,000 - 93
North of England -25 471 £50,000 +5.26% 81
Midlands -62 267 £46,000 +2.22% 50
South West -26 247 £48,250 -3.50% 60
North West -33 230 £55,000 +2.80% 38
Yorkshire -2 228 £47,500 +5.56% 31
East of England +6 195 £57,500 +4.55% 39
Scotland -19 144 £50,000 - 37
East Midlands -40 135 £45,000 +8.43% 19
West Midlands -59 130 £47,500 +5.56% 31
Wales -11 80 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Northern Ireland +5 34 £55,000 +61.76% 10
North East -17 13 £49,780 +10.62% 12

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, IT jobs citing Spring 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.

1 3,822 (91.70%) Java
2 2,440 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 1,661 (39.85%) Spring Boot
4 1,585 (38.03%) Microservices
5 1,381 (33.13%) JavaScript
6 1,302 (31.24%) TDD
7 1,222 (29.32%) Java 8
8 1,107 (26.56%) Software Engineering
9 1,088 (26.10%) Hibernate
10 1,065 (25.55%) SQL
11 1,015 (24.35%) AWS
12 998 (23.94%) Docker
13 905 (21.71%) Git (software)
14 865 (20.75%) Scrum
15 814 (19.53%) Finance
16 793 (19.03%) RESTful
17 773 (18.55%) Maven
18 772 (18.52%) AngularJS
19 763 (18.31%) Web Services
20 762 (18.28%) DevOps
21 744 (17.85%) Jenkins
22 711 (17.06%) REST
23 688 (16.51%) HTML
24 682 (16.36%) CSS
25 673 (16.15%) React
26 641 (15.38%) Oracle
27 632 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
28 620 (14.88%) Kubernetes
29 557 (13.36%) MVC
30 550 (13.20%) JUnit

Spring
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
1 275 (6.60%) Tomcat
2 162 (3.89%) Apache
3 159 (3.81%) Confluence
4 147 (3.53%) JBoss
5 126 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
6 119 (2.86%) Apache Spark
7 102 (2.45%) CMS
8 85 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 64 (1.54%) WebSphere
10 53 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 39 (0.94%) Mule
12 38 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
12 38 (0.91%) IIS
13 37 (0.89%) Apache Solr
13 37 (0.89%) OpenStack
14 32 (0.77%) EPiServer
14 32 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
15 30 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 24 (0.58%) Jetty
16 24 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (0.22%) MS Visio
2 5 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.096%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (0.072%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.048%) InDesign
5 2 (0.048%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.048%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
2 29 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
3 15 (0.36%) Magento
4 10 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.048%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.024%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.024%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,015 (24.35%) AWS
2 256 (6.14%) Azure
3 176 (4.22%) GCP
4 150 (3.60%) OpenShift
5 146 (3.50%) Serverless
6 133 (3.19%) SaaS
7 122 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
8 120 (2.88%) Amazon S3
8 120 (2.88%) GitHub
9 81 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
10 58 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
11 51 (1.22%) PaaS
12 36 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
13 32 (0.77%) Apigee
14 29 (0.70%) Boomi
14 29 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
15 26 (0.62%) Basecamp
16 21 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
16 21 (0.50%) IaaS
17 20 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.66%) Internet
2 84 (2.02%) HTTP
3 42 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.53%) Firewall
5 20 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 12 (0.29%) SSL
7 11 (0.26%) DNS
8 9 (0.22%) AMQP
9 8 (0.19%) FTP
10 7 (0.17%) DHCP
11 6 (0.14%) ATM
12 5 (0.12%) DSL
12 5 (0.12%) SMTP
13 3 (0.072%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.072%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.072%) SSH
14 2 (0.048%) Broadband
14 2 (0.048%) Network Security
14 2 (0.048%) SAN
14 2 (0.048%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
2 388 (9.31%) SQL Server
3 387 (9.29%) MySQL
4 376 (9.02%) Relational Database
5 375 (9.00%) NoSQL
6 290 (6.96%) MongoDB
7 168 (4.03%) Big Data
8 166 (3.98%) RDBMS
9 140 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 114 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
11 111 (2.66%) Redis
12 80 (1.92%) Hadoop
12 80 (1.92%) Oracle Database
13 54 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 45 (1.08%) Blockchain
15 39 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
16 37 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 30 (0.72%) DB2
18 27 (0.65%) Amazon Aurora
18 27 (0.65%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 905 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 773 (18.55%) Maven
3 744 (17.85%) Jenkins
4 550 (13.20%) JUnit
5 404 (9.69%) JIRA
6 270 (6.48%) Gradle
7 237 (5.69%) Cucumber
8 219 (5.25%) Selenium
9 193 (4.63%) Subversion
10 154 (3.69%) Mockito
11 133 (3.19%) Eclipse
12 124 (2.98%) Bitbucket
13 107 (2.57%) Ant
14 94 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 86 (2.06%) SonarQube
16 77 (1.85%) TeamCity
17 70 (1.68%) Visual Studio
18 50 (1.20%) IntelliJ
19 48 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
19 48 (1.15%) webpack
General
1 814 (19.53%) Finance
2 374 (8.97%) Banking
3 250 (6.00%) Retail
4 133 (3.19%) Games
5 129 (3.10%) Public Sector
6 109 (2.62%) Marketing
7 71 (1.70%) Back Office
8 64 (1.54%) Front Office
9 55 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 54 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 51 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 31 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 30 (0.72%) Electronics
14 26 (0.62%) Advertising
15 22 (0.53%) Automotive
16 20 (0.48%) Law
17 7 (0.17%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.14%) Legal
19 5 (0.12%) Aerospace
19 5 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3,026 (72.60%) Developer
2 2,479 (59.48%) Java Developer
3 956 (22.94%) Senior Developer
4 825 (19.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 568 (13.63%) Software Engineer
6 469 (11.25%) Java Engineer
7 352 (8.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 266 (6.38%) Software Developer
9 231 (5.54%) Senior Software Engineer
10 183 (4.39%) Lead Developer
11 170 (4.08%) Senior Java Engineer
12 160 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
13 155 (3.72%) Lead Java Developer
14 140 (3.36%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 139 (3.33%) Junior
16 130 (3.12%) C# Developer
17 119 (2.86%) Junior Developer
18 118 (2.83%) Java Software Developer
19 110 (2.64%) Architect
20 109 (2.62%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,661 (39.85%) Spring Boot
2 1,088 (26.10%) Hibernate
3 793 (19.03%) RESTful
4 772 (18.52%) AngularJS
5 763 (18.31%) Web Services
6 711 (17.06%) REST
7 688 (16.51%) HTML
8 682 (16.36%) CSS
9 673 (16.15%) React
10 491 (11.78%) Node.js
11 425 (10.20%) Kafka
12 391 (9.38%) J2EE
13 383 (9.19%) XML
14 340 (8.16%) .NET
15 286 (6.86%) SOAP
16 279 (6.69%) jQuery
17 277 (6.65%) JSON
18 263 (6.31%) JPA
19 244 (5.85%) HTML5
20 242 (5.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 398 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
2 178 (4.27%) User Experience
3 159 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
5 99 (2.38%) iPad
6 96 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 90 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 88 (2.11%) Cloud Native
9 65 (1.56%) Fixed Income
10 55 (1.32%) Public Cloud
11 44 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 43 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 42 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 41 (0.98%) Equities
15 40 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
16 34 (0.82%) Virtual Team
17 26 (0.62%) N-Tier
18 25 (0.60%) Derivative
19 22 (0.53%) Management Information System
20 19 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 487 (11.68%) Linux
2 172 (4.13%) Android
3 169 (4.05%) Unix
4 156 (3.74%) Windows
5 151 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 57 (1.37%) CentOS
7 49 (1.18%) Mac OS X
8 24 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.36%) Windows Server
10 12 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.096%) Debian
14 3 (0.072%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.048%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.048%) Solaris
15 2 (0.048%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,440 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,585 (38.03%) Microservices
3 1,302 (31.24%) TDD
4 1,107 (26.56%) Software Engineering
5 865 (20.75%) Scrum
6 762 (18.28%) DevOps
7 632 (15.16%) Continuous Integration
8 557 (13.36%) MVC
9 539 (12.93%) BDD
10 458 (10.99%) OO
11 448 (10.75%) Test Automation
12 420 (10.08%) Fintech
13 391 (9.38%) Mentoring
14 343 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
15 332 (7.97%) Computer Science
16 326 (7.82%) Web Development
17 312 (7.49%) Continuous Delivery
18 310 (7.44%) E-Commerce
19 308 (7.39%) Kanban
20 267 (6.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3,822 (91.70%) Java
2 1,381 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 1,222 (29.32%) Java 8
4 1,065 (25.55%) SQL
5 411 (9.86%) C#
6 360 (8.64%) Python
7 200 (4.80%) Scala
8 197 (4.73%) Kotlin
9 149 (3.57%) Ruby
10 140 (3.36%) PHP
11 134 (3.21%) TypeScript
12 99 (2.38%) C
13 91 (2.18%) C++
14 86 (2.06%) T-SQL
15 69 (1.66%) ES6
15 69 (1.66%) Groovy
16 55 (1.32%) Java 9
17 49 (1.18%) Go
18 45 (1.08%) Apple Swift
19 40 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 401 (9.62%) Degree
2 168 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 147 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 52 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 49 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 28 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (0.62%) Master's Degree
8 19 (0.46%) CISSP
9 16 (0.38%) MCSE
10 15 (0.36%) CCNA
10 15 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (0.36%) GIAC
10 15 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
10 15 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
10 15 (0.36%) SANS
10 15 (0.36%) SSCP
11 13 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
12 12 (0.29%) ISTQB
13 11 (0.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (6.02%) QA
2 13 (0.31%) SLA
3 10 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.22%) PSD2
5 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.14%) PMO
7 5 (0.12%) GDPR
8 3 (0.072%) SEPA
9 2 (0.048%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.048%) ISO 15022
9 2 (0.048%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.048%) WAI
10 1 (0.024%) NIST
10 1 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 998 (23.94%) Docker
2 23 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.34%) Postfix
4 13 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.19%) vSphere
6 6 (0.14%) NFS
6 6 (0.14%) vCloud
7 4 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.096%) HDFS
7 4 (0.096%) ISA Server
7 4 (0.096%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.096%) OpenDJ
7 4 (0.096%) OpenIDM
8 3 (0.072%) Firmware
8 3 (0.072%) KVM
9 2 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.048%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.024%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.024%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 620 (14.88%) Kubernetes
2 202 (4.85%) Ansible
3 198 (4.75%) Terraform
4 75 (1.80%) Marathon
4 75 (1.80%) Mesos
5 66 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
5 66 (1.58%) Puppet
6 53 (1.27%) Kibana
7 33 (0.79%) Istio
8 28 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
9 24 (0.58%) Grafana
10 19 (0.46%) Knative
10 19 (0.46%) Prometheus
11 18 (0.43%) Salt
12 13 (0.31%) logstash
13 10 (0.24%) Control-M
13 10 (0.24%) Rancher
14 8 (0.19%) Packer
15 6 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 641 (15.38%) Oracle
2 173 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 168 (4.03%) Google
4 113 (2.71%) WorldPay
5 104 (2.50%) Adobe
6 96 (2.30%) SAP
7 91 (2.18%) Atlassian
8 79 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 79 (1.90%) Splunk
9 72 (1.73%) FIS
10 68 (1.63%) IBM
10 68 (1.63%) MuleSoft
11 62 (1.49%) Red Hat
12 50 (1.20%) hybris
13 39 (0.94%) Facebook
14 31 (0.74%) Sybase
15 29 (0.70%) Dell
16 28 (0.67%) TIBCO
17 22 (0.53%) AppDynamics
18 19 (0.46%) Demandware