Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 89 83
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Spring 6,220 5,513 7,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.59% 3.11% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.84% 7.92% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,968 4,718 6,018
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,291 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 70,367 69,646 79,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.34% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59,005 60,173 68,438
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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 +11 5,725 £55,000 - 948
UK excluding London +6 3,410 £50,000 - 529
London +16 2,709 £64,750 +3.60% 484
South East +6 983 £50,000 - 149
North of England +24 819 £47,500 - 151
North West +1 507 £50,000 +5.26% 77
East of England +4 423 £50,000 - 54
South West -31 401 £47,500 -5.00% 68
Midlands +55 367 £48,500 +2.11% 39
Scotland +6 334 £50,000 +11.11% 38
West Midlands +78 256 £47,500 - 23
Yorkshire +40 256 £50,000 +5.26% 67
East Midlands +12 111 £50,000 +13.64% 16
Wales -28 61 £43,250 -8.95% 15
North East -19 50 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Northern Ireland -9 31 £39,000 +14.71% 15

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Spring.

1 6,107 (98.18%) Java
2 4,101 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
3 2,696 (43.34%) Hibernate
4 2,455 (39.47%) JavaScript
5 2,180 (35.05%) TDD
6 2,098 (33.73%) SQL
7 1,751 (28.15%) HTML
8 1,650 (26.53%) Web Services
9 1,642 (26.40%) REST
10 1,632 (26.24%) Finance
11 1,506 (24.21%) Software Engineering
12 1,488 (23.92%) AngularJS
13 1,406 (22.60%) Scrum
14 1,360 (21.86%) MVC
15 1,331 (21.40%) Maven
16 1,298 (20.87%) CSS
17 1,291 (20.76%) Microservices
18 1,281 (20.59%) J2EE
19 1,246 (20.03%) Oracle
20 1,117 (17.96%) Git (software)
21 1,078 (17.33%) BDD
22 1,041 (16.74%) Spring Boot
23 1,038 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
24 1,037 (16.67%) RESTful
25 989 (15.90%) NoSQL
26 979 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
27 965 (15.51%) Tomcat
28 959 (15.42%) Jenkins
29 956 (15.37%) JUnit
30 944 (15.18%) MySQL

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
1 965 (15.51%) Tomcat
2 560 (9.00%) JBoss
3 379 (6.09%) Apache
4 335 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
5 221 (3.55%) WebSphere
6 202 (3.25%) Confluence
7 188 (3.02%) WebLogic
8 187 (3.01%) Apache Spark
9 126 (2.03%) Apache Solr
10 109 (1.75%) Mule
11 101 (1.62%) Jetty
12 100 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 94 (1.51%) CMS
14 79 (1.27%) Mule ESB
15 49 (0.79%) OpenStack
16 45 (0.72%) Drupal
16 45 (0.72%) WildFly
17 44 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
18 36 (0.58%) Apache Pig
19 35 (0.56%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.096%) HipChat
3 6 (0.096%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.080%) Weka
5 4 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.064%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 108 (1.74%) SAP Hybris
2 46 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.35%) Magento
4 17 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 13 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
8 8 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.11%) Temenos T24
10 6 (0.096%) Ripple
11 5 (0.080%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.080%) Shopify
12 4 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
13 3 (0.048%) Kondor
14 2 (0.032%) AquaLogic BPM
14 2 (0.032%) Dynamics CRM
14 2 (0.032%) Infor M3
14 2 (0.032%) R3 Corda
15 1 (0.016%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
15 1 (0.016%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1,038 (16.69%) Amazon AWS
2 233 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (3.63%) SaaS
4 180 (2.89%) GitHub
5 121 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
6 108 (1.74%) OpenShift
7 75 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 67 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 64 (1.03%) PaaS
10 63 (1.01%) Serverless
11 47 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
12 46 (0.74%) IaaS
13 43 (0.69%) Amazon S3
14 36 (0.58%) npm
15 23 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
16 22 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 22 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 21 (0.34%) Slack
18 19 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 13 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 199 (3.20%) Internet
2 195 (3.14%) HTTP
3 62 (1.00%) AMQP
4 46 (0.74%) SSL
5 34 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 30 (0.48%) ATM
7 26 (0.42%) Firewall
8 25 (0.40%) SMS
9 24 (0.39%) SSH
10 13 (0.21%) FTP
10 13 (0.21%) SMPP
11 9 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.14%) SNMP
11 9 (0.14%) WinSCP
12 8 (0.13%) Kerberos
12 8 (0.13%) OpenVPN
13 6 (0.096%) Intranet
13 6 (0.096%) Network Security
14 4 (0.064%) PPP
14 4 (0.064%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 989 (15.90%) NoSQL
2 944 (15.18%) MySQL
3 578 (9.29%) Relational Database
4 563 (9.05%) MongoDB
5 463 (7.44%) SQL Server
6 449 (7.22%) Big Data
7 389 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 387 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
9 335 (5.39%) Hadoop
10 219 (3.52%) RDBMS
11 182 (2.93%) Redis
12 153 (2.46%) Oracle Database
13 135 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 120 (1.93%) Neo4j
15 99 (1.59%) Blockchain
16 82 (1.32%) DB2
17 81 (1.30%) HBase
18 70 (1.13%) Hazelcast
19 62 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
20 52 (0.84%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,331 (21.40%) Maven
2 1,117 (17.96%) Git (software)
3 959 (15.42%) Jenkins
4 956 (15.37%) JUnit
5 520 (8.36%) JIRA
6 461 (7.41%) Subversion
7 448 (7.20%) Cucumber
8 430 (6.91%) Selenium
9 307 (4.94%) Gradle
10 294 (4.73%) Eclipse
11 263 (4.23%) Mockito
12 187 (3.01%) Ant
13 174 (2.80%) IntelliJ
14 170 (2.73%) TeamCity
15 129 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
16 107 (1.72%) Bitbucket
17 106 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 82 (1.32%) jMock
19 76 (1.22%) TestNG
20 75 (1.21%) Spock
General
1 1,632 (26.24%) Finance
2 651 (10.47%) Banking
3 363 (5.84%) Retail
4 285 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 279 (4.49%) Games
6 240 (3.86%) Advertising
7 205 (3.30%) Marketing
8 201 (3.23%) Retail Banking
9 167 (2.68%) Telecoms
10 110 (1.77%) Manufacturing
11 97 (1.56%) Electronics
12 92 (1.48%) Publishing
13 86 (1.38%) Front Office
14 53 (0.85%) Back Office
15 46 (0.74%) Financial Institution
16 44 (0.71%) Automotive
17 42 (0.68%) Law
18 40 (0.64%) Legal
19 30 (0.48%) Online Betting
20 21 (0.34%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 4,623 (74.32%) Developer
2 4,075 (65.51%) Java Developer
3 1,245 (20.02%) Senior Developer
4 1,148 (18.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 720 (11.58%) Java Engineer
6 690 (11.09%) Software Engineer
7 497 (7.99%) Java Software Engineer
8 384 (6.17%) Software Developer
9 363 (5.84%) Java Software Developer
10 297 (4.77%) Lead Developer
11 292 (4.69%) Agile Developer
12 291 (4.68%) Agile Java Developer
13 286 (4.60%) Architect
14 262 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
15 259 (4.16%) Lead Java Developer
16 237 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
17 230 (3.70%) Senior Java Engineer
18 201 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
19 167 (2.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 161 (2.59%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,696 (43.34%) Hibernate
2 1,751 (28.15%) HTML
3 1,650 (26.53%) Web Services
4 1,642 (26.40%) REST
5 1,488 (23.92%) AngularJS
6 1,298 (20.87%) CSS
7 1,281 (20.59%) J2EE
8 1,041 (16.74%) Spring Boot
9 1,037 (16.67%) RESTful
10 898 (14.44%) XML
11 854 (13.73%) Java EE
12 816 (13.12%) SOAP
13 793 (12.75%) Spring MVC
14 693 (11.14%) HTML5
15 624 (10.03%) JSON
16 597 (9.60%) Node.js
17 553 (8.89%) React
18 537 (8.63%) jQuery
19 503 (8.09%) JPA
20 480 (7.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 598 (9.61%) Computer Science
2 458 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
3 428 (6.88%) Fintech
4 418 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
5 313 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 181 (2.91%) Mobile App
7 180 (2.89%) User Experience
8 126 (2.03%) Algorithms
9 95 (1.53%) iPad
10 87 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 75 (1.21%) Online Games
12 71 (1.14%) Derivative
13 67 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
14 59 (0.95%) Private Cloud
14 59 (0.95%) Public Cloud
15 51 (0.82%) Client/Server
16 49 (0.79%) Equities
17 47 (0.76%) Bitcoin
18 39 (0.63%) Fixed Income
18 39 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 883 (14.20%) Linux
2 455 (7.32%) Unix
3 175 (2.81%) Windows
4 163 (2.62%) Android
5 128 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 47 (0.76%) Solaris
7 37 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 30 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.40%) Debian
11 23 (0.37%) CentOS
12 17 (0.27%) Windows Server
13 15 (0.24%) HPUX
14 8 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.080%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.064%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.064%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.048%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.048%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,101 (65.93%) Agile Software Development
2 2,180 (35.05%) TDD
3 1,506 (24.21%) Software Engineering
4 1,406 (22.60%) Scrum
5 1,360 (21.86%) MVC
6 1,291 (20.76%) Microservices
7 1,078 (17.33%) BDD
8 979 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
9 850 (13.67%) OO
10 794 (12.77%) DevOps
11 754 (12.12%) SDLC
12 694 (11.16%) E-Commerce
13 693 (11.14%) Test Automation
14 597 (9.60%) Mentoring
15 530 (8.52%) Unit Testing
16 514 (8.26%) SOA
17 513 (8.25%) Open Source
18 506 (8.14%) Multithreading
19 474 (7.62%) Web Development
20 424 (6.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6,107 (98.18%) Java
2 2,455 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 2,098 (33.73%) SQL
4 531 (8.54%) Python
5 471 (7.57%) PHP
6 467 (7.51%) Scala
7 352 (5.66%) Groovy
8 301 (4.84%) C#
9 216 (3.47%) Ruby
10 200 (3.22%) PL/SQL
11 175 (2.81%) Bash Shell
12 171 (2.75%) C++
13 130 (2.09%) Shell Script
14 119 (1.91%) C
15 90 (1.45%) Go
16 80 (1.29%) ES6
17 71 (1.14%) Perl
18 59 (0.95%) TypeScript
19 58 (0.93%) T-SQL
20 49 (0.79%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 926 (14.89%) Degree
2 395 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 188 (3.02%) Security Cleared
4 54 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 53 (0.85%) Master's Degree
6 51 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
7 48 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
8 44 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 37 (0.59%) Sun Certification
10 13 (0.21%) OCMJD
10 13 (0.21%) OCPJP
11 12 (0.19%) OCPJWCD
12 10 (0.16%) PhD
13 8 (0.13%) DBS Check
13 8 (0.13%) OCP
14 4 (0.064%) CEH
14 4 (0.064%) CISMP
14 4 (0.064%) CISSP
14 4 (0.064%) GIAC
15 3 (0.048%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 438 (7.04%) QA
2 36 (0.58%) SLA
3 31 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.18%) GCP
5 10 (0.16%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.11%) PSD2
7 5 (0.080%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.080%) GDPR
8 4 (0.064%) PMO
9 3 (0.048%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.032%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.032%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.032%) MiFID
10 2 (0.032%) SEPA
11 1 (0.016%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.016%) EMIR
System Software
1 886 (14.24%) Docker
2 47 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 39 (0.63%) HDFS
4 31 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.14%) GridGain
9 7 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.080%) vSphere
11 4 (0.064%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.032%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.032%) Dovecot
12 2 (0.032%) KVM
13 1 (0.016%) Firmware
13 1 (0.016%) Gluster
13 1 (0.016%) iptables
Systems Management
1 318 (5.11%) Puppet
2 306 (4.92%) Ansible
3 164 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (2.28%) Kubernetes
5 71 (1.14%) Terraform
6 33 (0.53%) Kibana
7 27 (0.43%) Nagios
8 26 (0.42%) Cobbler
9 17 (0.27%) Grafana
10 15 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
11 14 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (0.19%) logstash
12 12 (0.19%) Prometheus
12 12 (0.19%) Zipkin
13 11 (0.18%) Marathon
14 8 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (0.13%) Rancher
15 7 (0.11%) Packer
16 6 (0.096%) CloudHub
16 6 (0.096%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,246 (20.03%) Oracle
2 216 (3.47%) SAP
3 212 (3.41%) Google
4 161 (2.59%) hybris
5 138 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 124 (1.99%) IBM
7 85 (1.37%) TIBCO
8 84 (1.35%) Apple
9 77 (1.24%) Sun
10 73 (1.17%) Sybase
11 70 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 61 (0.98%) Splunk
13 54 (0.87%) WorldPay
14 51 (0.82%) AppDynamics
15 41 (0.66%) Capita
16 40 (0.64%) Apigee
17 38 (0.61%) Atlassian
17 38 (0.61%) VMware
18 37 (0.59%) MuleSoft
19 32 (0.51%) Red Hat