Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 81 84
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Spring 4,920 6,299 6,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.47% 3.76% 3.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.30% 9.38% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,096 5,058 4,842
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 52,929 67,154 71,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.38% 40.03% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43,379 55,683 58,825
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -2 4,489 £60,000 +4.35% 648
UK excluding London -3 2,860 £50,000 - 405
London -12 1,994 £72,500 +7.41% 308
South East +11 1,062 £55,000 +0.92% 115
North of England -22 626 £50,000 +5.26% 93
Midlands -15 335 £41,000 -18.00% 55
Yorkshire -21 314 £45,000 - 46
North West -23 296 £55,000 +10.00% 31
South West -18 281 £47,500 - 47
Scotland -34 184 £45,000 -14.29% 52
East of England -6 177 £55,000 +10.00% 30
East Midlands +19 172 £38,500 -26.32% 17
West Midlands -38 160 £42,500 -15.00% 38
Wales +14 139 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Northern Ireland +20 61 £46,250 +25.00% 1
North East -6 16 £52,280 +26.74% 16

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 4,590 (93.29%) Java
2 2,893 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
3 1,793 (36.44%) Spring Boot
4 1,756 (35.69%) JavaScript
5 1,721 (34.98%) Microservices
6 1,469 (29.86%) Java 8
7 1,397 (28.39%) TDD
8 1,317 (26.77%) Hibernate
9 1,316 (26.75%) Software Engineering
10 1,275 (25.91%) SQL
11 1,170 (23.78%) Docker
12 1,162 (23.62%) Git (software)
13 1,123 (22.83%) AWS
14 994 (20.20%) Scrum
15 987 (20.06%) HTML
16 941 (19.13%) AngularJS
17 915 (18.60%) Web Services
18 914 (18.58%) Maven
19 903 (18.35%) REST
20 871 (17.70%) CSS
21 855 (17.38%) Jenkins
22 837 (17.01%) RESTful
23 834 (16.95%) Finance
24 778 (15.81%) DevOps
25 743 (15.10%) React
26 723 (14.70%) Kubernetes
27 706 (14.35%) JUnit
28 698 (14.19%) Oracle
29 691 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
30 679 (13.80%) Linux

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
1 369 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 257 (5.22%) Confluence
3 241 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
4 237 (4.82%) Apache
5 168 (3.41%) Apache Spark
6 167 (3.39%) JBoss
7 107 (2.17%) CMS
8 84 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 73 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 72 (1.46%) Apache Solr
11 48 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 47 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 36 (0.73%) nginx
14 30 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
15 29 (0.59%) IIS
15 29 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 27 (0.55%) Jetty
17 24 (0.49%) Hyperledger
17 24 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
18 21 (0.43%) GeoServer
Applications
1 11 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
2 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.12%) InDesign
6 4 (0.081%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.061%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.061%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.041%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.041%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 61 (1.24%) SAP Hybris
2 44 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
3 37 (0.75%) Magento
4 28 (0.57%) SDL Web 8
5 6 (0.12%) Fredhopper
5 6 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.10%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.041%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.041%) RMDS
7 2 (0.041%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.041%) Unica
8 1 (0.020%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.020%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.020%) LongView
8 1 (0.020%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.020%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.020%) Siebel CRM
8 1 (0.020%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,123 (22.83%) AWS
2 415 (8.43%) Azure
3 257 (5.22%) GCP
4 180 (3.66%) SaaS
5 176 (3.58%) Serverless
6 172 (3.50%) OpenShift
7 144 (2.93%) GitHub
8 142 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
9 111 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
10 108 (2.20%) Amazon S3
11 65 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
12 62 (1.26%) PaaS
13 41 (0.83%) IaaS
14 28 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
15 27 (0.55%) Apigee
16 26 (0.53%) Heroku
17 24 (0.49%) npm
18 23 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
18 23 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 20 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 113 (2.30%) HTTP
1 113 (2.30%) Internet
2 74 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 64 (1.30%) HTTPS
4 47 (0.96%) Firewall
5 18 (0.37%) AMQP
6 9 (0.18%) SSH
7 7 (0.14%) FTP
8 6 (0.12%) DNS
9 5 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.10%) Modbus
9 5 (0.10%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.10%) RS-485
10 4 (0.081%) ATM
10 4 (0.081%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.081%) Skype
10 4 (0.081%) VLAN
11 3 (0.061%) Network Security
11 3 (0.061%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.041%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 552 (11.22%) MySQL
2 529 (10.75%) MongoDB
3 495 (10.06%) PostgreSQL
4 478 (9.72%) NoSQL
5 454 (9.23%) SQL Server
6 386 (7.85%) Relational Database
7 244 (4.96%) Big Data
8 218 (4.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 166 (3.37%) Redis
10 164 (3.33%) RDBMS
11 141 (2.87%) Hadoop
12 110 (2.24%) Oracle Database
13 88 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
14 75 (1.52%) Blockchain
15 66 (1.34%) Hazelcast
16 49 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 45 (0.91%) Neo4j
18 43 (0.87%) GIS
19 42 (0.85%) DB2
20 38 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1,162 (23.62%) Git (software)
2 914 (18.58%) Maven
3 855 (17.38%) Jenkins
4 706 (14.35%) JUnit
5 525 (10.67%) JIRA
6 321 (6.52%) Selenium
7 301 (6.12%) Cucumber
8 300 (6.10%) Gradle
9 228 (4.63%) Subversion
10 218 (4.43%) Bitbucket
11 214 (4.35%) Mockito
12 121 (2.46%) Eclipse
13 102 (2.07%) webpack
14 96 (1.95%) TeamCity
15 93 (1.89%) SonarQube
16 91 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 90 (1.83%) Ant
18 86 (1.75%) IntelliJ
19 67 (1.36%) git-flow
20 66 (1.34%) JMeter
General
1 834 (16.95%) Finance
2 365 (7.42%) Retail
3 358 (7.28%) Banking
4 139 (2.83%) Marketing
5 114 (2.32%) Games
6 110 (2.24%) Public Sector
7 94 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 83 (1.69%) Back Office
9 60 (1.22%) Front Office
9 60 (1.22%) Investment Banking
10 58 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 46 (0.93%) Law
11 46 (0.93%) Publishing
12 37 (0.75%) Electronics
13 35 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 31 (0.63%) Advertising
15 27 (0.55%) Automotive
16 19 (0.39%) Aerospace
16 19 (0.39%) Legal
17 16 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,562 (72.40%) Developer
2 2,898 (58.90%) Java Developer
3 937 (19.04%) Senior Developer
4 777 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 637 (12.95%) Software Engineer
6 488 (9.92%) Java Engineer
7 343 (6.97%) Java Software Engineer
8 315 (6.40%) Software Developer
9 212 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
10 178 (3.62%) Lead Developer
11 169 (3.43%) Senior Software Engineer
12 154 (3.13%) Junior
13 146 (2.97%) Architect
13 146 (2.97%) Senior Java Engineer
14 145 (2.95%) Lead Java Developer
15 133 (2.70%) Java Software Developer
16 130 (2.64%) Junior Developer
17 117 (2.38%) C# Developer
18 114 (2.32%) JavaScript Developer
19 99 (2.01%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,793 (36.44%) Spring Boot
2 1,317 (26.77%) Hibernate
3 987 (20.06%) HTML
4 941 (19.13%) AngularJS
5 915 (18.60%) Web Services
6 903 (18.35%) REST
7 871 (17.70%) CSS
8 837 (17.01%) RESTful
9 743 (15.10%) React
10 542 (11.02%) J2EE
11 538 (10.93%) Node.js
12 514 (10.45%) Kafka
13 443 (9.00%) XML
14 441 (8.96%) SOAP
15 390 (7.93%) .NET
16 372 (7.56%) JSON
17 337 (6.85%) Java EE
18 308 (6.26%) JPA
19 294 (5.98%) Spring MVC
20 292 (5.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 439 (8.92%) Greenfield Project
2 242 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 231 (4.70%) User Experience
4 191 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 163 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 126 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 109 (2.22%) iPad
8 103 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 73 (1.48%) Cloud Native
10 71 (1.44%) Public Cloud
11 60 (1.22%) Fixed Income
12 53 (1.08%) Wiki
13 52 (1.06%) Virtual Team
14 47 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 43 (0.87%) Data Structures
16 41 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
17 36 (0.73%) Smartphone
18 32 (0.65%) Hedge funds
18 32 (0.65%) Private Cloud
19 30 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 679 (13.80%) Linux
2 185 (3.76%) Windows
3 180 (3.66%) Android
4 178 (3.62%) Unix
5 146 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.22%) CentOS
7 43 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 35 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 13 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.22%) Fedora
13 9 (0.18%) Debian
14 8 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.14%) SUSE
16 5 (0.10%) FreeRTOS
16 5 (0.10%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.10%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.041%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,893 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,721 (34.98%) Microservices
3 1,397 (28.39%) TDD
4 1,316 (26.75%) Software Engineering
5 994 (20.20%) Scrum
6 778 (15.81%) DevOps
7 691 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
8 664 (13.50%) OO
9 646 (13.13%) MVC
10 565 (11.48%) BDD
11 489 (9.94%) Test Automation
12 484 (9.84%) Mentoring
13 414 (8.41%) Computer Science
13 414 (8.41%) E-Commerce
13 414 (8.41%) Fintech
14 412 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
15 379 (7.70%) Kanban
16 355 (7.22%) Web Development
17 350 (7.11%) SDLC
18 348 (7.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4,590 (93.29%) Java
2 1,756 (35.69%) JavaScript
3 1,469 (29.86%) Java 8
4 1,275 (25.91%) SQL
5 492 (10.00%) Python
6 475 (9.65%) C#
7 295 (6.00%) Scala
8 202 (4.11%) C++
9 191 (3.88%) C
10 184 (3.74%) Kotlin
11 149 (3.03%) PHP
12 134 (2.72%) ES6
13 119 (2.42%) TypeScript
14 118 (2.40%) Groovy
15 115 (2.34%) Ruby
16 92 (1.87%) Go
17 91 (1.85%) T-SQL
18 72 (1.46%) PL/SQL
19 65 (1.32%) Java 9
20 60 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 548 (11.14%) Degree
2 234 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 230 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 97 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 71 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 50 (1.02%) CISSP
7 45 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (0.81%) GIAC
9 38 (0.77%) CCNA
9 38 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
9 38 (0.77%) Linux+ Certification
9 38 (0.77%) MCSE
9 38 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
9 38 (0.77%) SANS
9 38 (0.77%) SSCP
10 36 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
11 24 (0.49%) Master's Degree
12 17 (0.35%) ISTQB
12 17 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (4.90%) QA
2 36 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.37%) GDPR
3 18 (0.37%) PSD2
4 13 (0.26%) WAI
5 11 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.14%) EMIR
7 6 (0.12%) MiFID
8 5 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.061%) SLA
10 2 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.020%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.020%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.020%) NIST
11 1 (0.020%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.020%) PMO
System Software
1 1,170 (23.78%) Docker
2 23 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.30%) HDFS
5 13 (0.26%) Firmware
5 13 (0.26%) vSphere
6 11 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.16%) GridGain
8 5 (0.10%) XenApp
9 4 (0.081%) KVM
9 4 (0.081%) vCloud
10 3 (0.061%) Postfix
10 3 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.041%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.020%) NFS
12 1 (0.020%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 723 (14.70%) Kubernetes
2 203 (4.13%) Ansible
3 189 (3.84%) Terraform
4 74 (1.50%) Marathon
4 74 (1.50%) Mesos
4 74 (1.50%) Puppet
5 66 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (0.81%) Kibana
7 35 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
8 30 (0.61%) Prometheus
9 25 (0.51%) Istio
10 14 (0.28%) Salt
11 11 (0.22%) Rancher
12 10 (0.20%) Grafana
13 9 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
13 9 (0.18%) HP Fortify
13 9 (0.18%) Knative
13 9 (0.18%) logstash
14 8 (0.16%) Consul
14 8 (0.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 698 (14.19%) Oracle
2 233 (4.74%) Google
3 221 (4.49%) Microsoft
4 135 (2.74%) SAP
5 100 (2.03%) Adobe
6 84 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 82 (1.67%) Splunk
8 81 (1.65%) WorldPay
9 80 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 77 (1.57%) hybris
11 74 (1.50%) IBM
12 71 (1.44%) Atlassian
13 55 (1.12%) MuleSoft
14 38 (0.77%) Facebook
15 37 (0.75%) Elastic Path
16 27 (0.55%) VMware
17 24 (0.49%) Interwoven
18 21 (0.43%) Sitecore
19 19 (0.39%) Sybase
20 18 (0.37%) Dell