Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 85 86
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Spring 6,379 5,701 6,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.60% 3.33% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.78% 8.26% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,170 4,815 5,817
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,173 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 72,683 69,011 79,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.97% 40.29% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 61,317 59,052 68,072
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -2 5,884 £55,000 +3.29% 789
UK excluding London -6 3,623 £50,000 +5.26% 487
London +14 2,658 £65,000 +4.00% 365
South East +10 1,161 £50,000 - 129
North of England +1 900 £47,500 - 149
North West +9 526 £50,000 +5.26% 76
East of England -12 428 £52,500 +5.00% 44
South West -39 375 £46,250 -2.63% 51
Scotland +10 338 £50,000 - 41
Midlands +39 337 £50,000 +2.56% 51
Yorkshire +7 323 £47,000 -1.05% 58
West Midlands +48 219 £50,000 - 27
East Midlands +8 118 £51,250 +17.82% 24
Wales -34 67 £40,000 -11.64% 11
North East -30 51 £40,000 +6.09% 15
Northern Ireland -3 20 £39,500 -24.76% 11

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 6,272 (98.32%) Java
2 4,161 (65.23%) Agile Software Development
3 2,571 (40.30%) Hibernate
4 2,497 (39.14%) JavaScript
5 2,181 (34.19%) TDD
6 2,057 (32.25%) SQL
7 1,774 (27.81%) Software Engineering
8 1,771 (27.76%) HTML
9 1,674 (26.24%) Web Services
10 1,636 (25.65%) Java 8
11 1,622 (25.43%) Finance
12 1,488 (23.33%) AngularJS
13 1,466 (22.98%) Microservices
14 1,438 (22.54%) Scrum
15 1,429 (22.40%) REST
16 1,398 (21.92%) Maven
17 1,355 (21.24%) CSS
18 1,256 (19.69%) Oracle
19 1,253 (19.64%) MVC
20 1,184 (18.56%) Spring Boot
21 1,177 (18.45%) J2EE
22 1,116 (17.49%) Git (software)
23 1,091 (17.10%) Amazon AWS
24 1,040 (16.30%) Jenkins
25 1,033 (16.19%) RESTful
26 1,024 (16.05%) NoSQL
27 1,013 (15.88%) Java EE
27 1,013 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
28 1,011 (15.85%) Docker
29 991 (15.54%) Degree

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
1 861 (13.50%) Tomcat
2 543 (8.51%) JBoss
3 351 (5.50%) Apache
4 262 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
5 237 (3.72%) Confluence
6 206 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 201 (3.15%) WebSphere
8 199 (3.12%) WebLogic
9 172 (2.70%) Apache Spark
10 138 (2.16%) Apache Solr
11 118 (1.85%) Mule
12 114 (1.79%) CMS
12 114 (1.79%) Jetty
13 64 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
14 53 (0.83%) WildFly
15 49 (0.77%) Mule ESB
16 42 (0.66%) OpenStack
17 37 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 37 (0.58%) Drupal
18 26 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.078%) Weka
4 4 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.047%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.047%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.031%) HipChat
7 1 (0.016%) Blender
7 1 (0.016%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 118 (1.85%) SAP Hybris
2 59 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 11 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
5 10 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.13%) Infor M3
6 8 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
7 6 (0.094%) Magento
7 6 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.094%) Ripple
8 4 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.047%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.047%) Staffware
10 2 (0.031%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.031%) Fredhopper
10 2 (0.031%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,091 (17.10%) Amazon AWS
2 268 (4.20%) GitHub
3 215 (3.37%) SaaS
4 196 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 140 (2.19%) OpenShift
6 111 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
7 110 (1.72%) PaaS
8 90 (1.41%) IaaS
9 83 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 64 (1.00%) Serverless
11 60 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
12 55 (0.86%) Slack
13 36 (0.56%) Amazon S3
14 33 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 32 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
16 29 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 25 (0.39%) Bluemix
17 25 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
17 25 (0.39%) npm
18 17 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 195 (3.06%) HTTP
2 169 (2.65%) Internet
3 48 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 47 (0.74%) AMQP
5 35 (0.55%) FTP
6 30 (0.47%) SSL
7 26 (0.41%) SMS
8 20 (0.31%) SSH
9 17 (0.27%) SMPP
10 10 (0.16%) ATM
10 10 (0.16%) Firewall
11 9 (0.14%) DNS
11 9 (0.14%) Network Security
12 8 (0.13%) OpenVPN
12 8 (0.13%) SMTP
12 8 (0.13%) SNMP
13 7 (0.11%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.094%) Intranet
15 5 (0.078%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (0.063%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,024 (16.05%) NoSQL
2 984 (15.43%) MySQL
3 643 (10.08%) MongoDB
4 587 (9.20%) Relational Database
5 495 (7.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 468 (7.34%) SQL Server
7 445 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
8 376 (5.89%) Big Data
9 347 (5.44%) Hadoop
10 242 (3.79%) RDBMS
11 152 (2.38%) Oracle Database
12 151 (2.37%) Redis
13 120 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 110 (1.72%) Blockchain
15 98 (1.54%) DB2
16 70 (1.10%) Neo4j
17 65 (1.02%) Couchbase
18 59 (0.92%) Riak
19 55 (0.86%) HBase
20 48 (0.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,398 (21.92%) Maven
2 1,116 (17.49%) Git (software)
3 1,040 (16.30%) Jenkins
4 901 (14.12%) JUnit
5 477 (7.48%) Selenium
6 459 (7.20%) JIRA
6 459 (7.20%) Subversion
7 409 (6.41%) Cucumber
8 347 (5.44%) Gradle
9 290 (4.55%) Eclipse
10 212 (3.32%) Mockito
11 188 (2.95%) Ant
12 180 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
13 146 (2.29%) TeamCity
14 143 (2.24%) IntelliJ
15 121 (1.90%) Bitbucket
16 106 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 95 (1.49%) Vagrant
18 81 (1.27%) TestNG
19 75 (1.18%) Mercurial
General
1 1,622 (25.43%) Finance
2 602 (9.44%) Banking
3 366 (5.74%) Retail
4 346 (5.42%) Advertising
5 337 (5.28%) Games
6 148 (2.32%) Investment Banking
6 148 (2.32%) Marketing
7 126 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 68 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 62 (0.97%) Front Office
10 60 (0.94%) Law
11 59 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 57 (0.89%) Publishing
13 49 (0.77%) Electronics
14 44 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 42 (0.66%) Online Betting
16 34 (0.53%) Automotive
17 31 (0.49%) Back Office
18 26 (0.41%) Legal
19 13 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,761 (74.64%) Developer
2 4,240 (66.47%) Java Developer
3 1,278 (20.03%) Senior Developer
4 1,177 (18.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 812 (12.73%) Java Engineer
6 737 (11.55%) Software Engineer
7 531 (8.32%) Java Software Engineer
8 352 (5.52%) Software Developer
9 311 (4.88%) Lead Developer
10 301 (4.72%) Java Software Developer
11 296 (4.64%) Architect
12 278 (4.36%) Lead Java Developer
13 227 (3.56%) Senior Software Engineer
14 220 (3.45%) Senior Java Engineer
15 201 (3.15%) Full Stack Developer
16 189 (2.96%) Agile Developer
17 187 (2.93%) Agile Java Developer
18 163 (2.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
19 159 (2.49%) JavaScript Developer
20 145 (2.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,571 (40.30%) Hibernate
2 1,771 (27.76%) HTML
3 1,674 (26.24%) Web Services
4 1,488 (23.33%) AngularJS
5 1,429 (22.40%) REST
6 1,355 (21.24%) CSS
7 1,184 (18.56%) Spring Boot
8 1,177 (18.45%) J2EE
9 1,033 (16.19%) RESTful
10 1,013 (15.88%) Java EE
11 827 (12.96%) XML
12 723 (11.33%) HTML5
13 717 (11.24%) Node.js
14 709 (11.11%) SOAP
15 693 (10.86%) React
16 658 (10.32%) Spring MVC
17 544 (8.53%) JSON
18 524 (8.21%) jQuery
19 503 (7.89%) JMS
20 425 (6.66%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 617 (9.67%) Computer Science
2 543 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 535 (8.39%) Fintech
4 448 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
5 296 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 200 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 198 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
8 174 (2.73%) Algorithms
9 163 (2.56%) User Experience
10 135 (2.12%) Data Structures
11 109 (1.71%) Online Games
12 95 (1.49%) Private Cloud
13 84 (1.32%) Public Cloud
14 82 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
15 69 (1.08%) iPad
16 44 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 41 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
18 40 (0.63%) Bitcoin
19 34 (0.53%) Management Information System
19 34 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 850 (13.32%) Linux
2 339 (5.31%) Unix
3 176 (2.76%) Android
4 149 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 136 (2.13%) Windows
6 41 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (0.63%) Solaris
8 37 (0.58%) CentOS
9 29 (0.45%) Mac OS
10 28 (0.44%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.33%) Debian
12 10 (0.16%) Windows Server
13 8 (0.13%) HPUX
13 8 (0.13%) openSUSE
14 4 (0.063%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.047%) Fedora
15 3 (0.047%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.031%) AIX
16 2 (0.031%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.031%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,161 (65.23%) Agile Software Development
2 2,181 (34.19%) TDD
3 1,774 (27.81%) Software Engineering
4 1,466 (22.98%) Microservices
5 1,438 (22.54%) Scrum
6 1,253 (19.64%) MVC
7 1,013 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
8 940 (14.74%) DevOps
9 925 (14.50%) OO
10 872 (13.67%) BDD
11 822 (12.89%) SDLC
12 760 (11.91%) E-Commerce
13 650 (10.19%) SOA
14 647 (10.14%) Test Automation
15 612 (9.59%) Mentoring
16 590 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
17 576 (9.03%) Web Development
18 495 (7.76%) Unit Testing
19 487 (7.63%) Open Source
20 422 (6.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6,272 (98.32%) Java
2 2,497 (39.14%) JavaScript
3 2,057 (32.25%) SQL
4 1,636 (25.65%) Java 8
5 657 (10.30%) Python
6 642 (10.06%) PHP
7 554 (8.68%) Scala
8 281 (4.41%) C#
9 280 (4.39%) Ruby
10 267 (4.19%) Groovy
11 196 (3.07%) C++
12 175 (2.74%) PL/SQL
13 143 (2.24%) Shell Script
14 131 (2.05%) C
15 129 (2.02%) Bash Shell
16 103 (1.61%) Go
17 101 (1.58%) ES6
18 97 (1.52%) Kotlin
19 91 (1.43%) Java 9
20 84 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 991 (15.54%) Degree
2 334 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 160 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 52 (0.82%) Master's Degree
5 50 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
6 44 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 44 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 35 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
8 24 (0.38%) PhD
9 22 (0.34%) Sun Certification
10 13 (0.20%) HND
11 10 (0.16%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.078%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.078%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.078%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.063%) CEH
13 4 (0.063%) CISSP
13 4 (0.063%) ISEB
13 4 (0.063%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (6.27%) QA
2 51 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 23 (0.36%) SLA
4 13 (0.20%) GCP
5 12 (0.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 11 (0.17%) PSD2
7 8 (0.13%) GDPR
7 8 (0.13%) SEPA
8 6 (0.094%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.094%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.063%) PMO
10 3 (0.047%) EMIR
10 3 (0.047%) MiFID
11 2 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.031%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.031%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.016%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1,011 (15.85%) Docker
2 35 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.50%) HDFS
4 20 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 12 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.17%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.16%) GridGain
8 8 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.094%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.031%) KVM
12 1 (0.016%) DRBD
12 1 (0.016%) Firmware
12 1 (0.016%) Gluster
12 1 (0.016%) iptables
12 1 (0.016%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 442 (6.93%) Ansible
2 349 (5.47%) Puppet
3 240 (3.76%) Kubernetes
4 178 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
5 102 (1.60%) Terraform
6 45 (0.71%) Nagios
7 37 (0.58%) Cobbler
8 33 (0.52%) Kibana
9 25 (0.39%) Marathon
10 22 (0.34%) logstash
11 21 (0.33%) Prometheus
12 13 (0.20%) Grafana
12 13 (0.20%) Salt
13 12 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.13%) Mesos
16 7 (0.11%) MOM
17 6 (0.094%) Business Desktop Deployment
17 6 (0.094%) Hadoop YARN
17 6 (0.094%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,256 (19.69%) Oracle
2 192 (3.01%) SAP
3 171 (2.68%) Google
4 169 (2.65%) hybris
5 134 (2.10%) IBM
6 128 (2.01%) Splunk
7 113 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 106 (1.66%) Microsoft
9 102 (1.60%) AppDynamics
10 94 (1.47%) WorldPay
11 84 (1.32%) Sybase
12 76 (1.19%) TIBCO
13 66 (1.03%) Capita
14 60 (0.94%) Sun
15 50 (0.78%) Atlassian
16 45 (0.71%) VMware
17 44 (0.69%) Apple
17 44 (0.69%) Red Hat
18 35 (0.55%) Cognizant
19 33 (0.52%) Qualys