Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 81 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Spring 2,335 5,174 6,572
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.14% 3.55% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 9.38% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,172 4,606 5,484
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £39,250 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,925
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +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 29,915 55,180 70,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.22% 37.84% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24,707 45,518 59,119
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the UK

Spring
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Spring.

Salary trend for Spring in the UK

Spring
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Spring over the 6 months to 16 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Spring in the UK

Spring
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 16 July 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 -19 2,126 £62,500 +4.17% 261
UK excluding London -15 1,241 £52,500 +1.94% 157
London +2 1,068 £72,500 +3.57% 126
South East -23 427 £65,000 +8.33% 42
North of England +2 298 £50,000 +5.26% 47
Work from Home -17 205 £65,000 +4.00% 51
South West +19 165 £50,000 - 17
Yorkshire +17 146 £50,000 +11.11% 19
North West -2 136 £55,000 - 20
Midlands -42 110 £47,500 +11.76% 21
Scotland +16 94 £50,000 +5.26% 10
East of England +6 69 £47,500 -13.64% 9
West Midlands -4 67 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Wales -1 59 £44,000 +17.33% 5
East Midlands -39 43 £48,750 +18.90% 10
Northern Ireland +6 35 £50,000 +33.33% 7
North East +14 16 £47,500 -5.00% 8

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 2,231 (95.55%) Java
2 1,291 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1,059 (45.35%) Spring Boot
4 869 (37.22%) Microservices
5 712 (30.49%) TDD
6 702 (30.06%) JavaScript
7 677 (28.99%) Docker
8 665 (28.48%) Java 8
9 621 (26.60%) SQL
10 598 (25.61%) Software Engineering
11 583 (24.97%) AWS
12 569 (24.37%) Hibernate
13 543 (23.25%) AngularJS
14 483 (20.69%) RESTful
15 482 (20.64%) Git (software)
16 474 (20.30%) DevOps
17 463 (19.83%) React
18 460 (19.70%) Web Services
19 446 (19.10%) Maven
20 437 (18.72%) Finance
21 436 (18.67%) Kubernetes
22 423 (18.12%) Jenkins
23 400 (17.13%) REST
24 382 (16.36%) BDD
25 375 (16.06%) Scrum
26 361 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
27 331 (14.18%) HTML
28 326 (13.96%) Node.js
29 322 (13.79%) NoSQL
30 320 (13.70%) Oracle

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
1 232 (9.94%) Tomcat
2 123 (5.27%) Apache
3 115 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
4 89 (3.81%) Confluence
5 79 (3.38%) Apache Spark
6 76 (3.25%) WebSphere
7 43 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
8 30 (1.28%) JBoss
9 25 (1.07%) CMS
10 23 (0.99%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.51%) Red Hat Fuse
12 11 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.39%) Jetty
15 8 (0.34%) IIS
16 7 (0.30%) OpenStack
16 7 (0.30%) SharePoint
16 7 (0.30%) WildFly
17 6 (0.26%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (0.26%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.17%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.13%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.086%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.043%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.043%) Magento
5 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.043%) Ripple
5 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 583 (24.97%) AWS
2 218 (9.34%) Azure
3 123 (5.27%) GCP
4 101 (4.33%) SaaS
5 94 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
6 74 (3.17%) OpenShift
7 66 (2.83%) GitHub
8 56 (2.40%) Serverless
9 50 (2.14%) Amazon S3
10 45 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
10 45 (1.93%) PaaS
11 31 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (0.69%) npm
14 15 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
15 12 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
16 11 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
17 10 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.10%) HTTP
2 46 (1.97%) Internet
3 9 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.34%) Skype
5 7 (0.30%) AMQP
5 7 (0.30%) SSH
6 6 (0.26%) Firewall
6 6 (0.26%) FTP
7 5 (0.21%) Intranet
8 4 (0.17%) DNS
8 4 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.17%) SSL
8 4 (0.17%) WebEx
9 3 (0.13%) 5G
10 2 (0.086%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.086%) MQTT
10 2 (0.086%) SMS
10 2 (0.086%) Wireless
11 1 (0.043%) Extranet
11 1 (0.043%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 322 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 203 (8.69%) Relational Database
3 200 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 196 (8.39%) SQL Server
5 178 (7.62%) MySQL
6 150 (6.42%) MongoDB
7 106 (4.54%) Big Data
8 90 (3.85%) Hadoop
9 84 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 68 (2.91%) RDBMS
11 57 (2.44%) Redis
12 54 (2.31%) Oracle Database
13 41 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
14 29 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 23 (0.99%) DB2
16 20 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.77%) Blockchain
17 18 (0.77%) MariaDB
18 16 (0.69%) Text Mining
19 15 (0.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 482 (20.64%) Git (software)
2 446 (19.10%) Maven
3 423 (18.12%) Jenkins
4 306 (13.10%) JUnit
5 182 (7.79%) JIRA
6 116 (4.97%) Mockito
7 109 (4.67%) Cucumber
8 94 (4.03%) Gradle
9 92 (3.94%) Selenium
10 89 (3.81%) SonarQube
11 66 (2.83%) Subversion
12 52 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 51 (2.18%) DbUnit
14 50 (2.14%) jMock
15 49 (2.10%) Bitbucket
16 44 (1.88%) Eclipse
17 40 (1.71%) IntelliJ
18 39 (1.67%) GitLab
19 32 (1.37%) Ant
20 28 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 437 (18.72%) Finance
2 212 (9.08%) Banking
3 86 (3.68%) Public Sector
4 77 (3.30%) Retail
5 67 (2.87%) Games
5 67 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 58 (2.48%) Front Office
7 47 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 39 (1.67%) Back Office
9 26 (1.11%) Marketing
10 25 (1.07%) Advertising
11 22 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.69%) Law
12 16 (0.69%) Publishing
13 11 (0.47%) Police
14 8 (0.34%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.26%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.21%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,726 (73.92%) Developer
2 1,463 (62.66%) Java Developer
3 506 (21.67%) Senior Developer
4 449 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 271 (11.61%) Java Engineer
6 251 (10.75%) Software Engineer
7 175 (7.49%) Java Software Engineer
8 126 (5.40%) Full Stack Developer
9 122 (5.22%) Lead Developer
10 116 (4.97%) Senior Java Engineer
11 110 (4.71%) Lead Java Developer
12 101 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 95 (4.07%) Software Developer
14 79 (3.38%) Architect
15 78 (3.34%) AWS Developer
16 76 (3.25%) Junior
17 66 (2.83%) Senior Java Software Engineer
18 64 (2.74%) Junior Developer
19 55 (2.36%) Junior Java Developer
20 53 (2.27%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,059 (45.35%) Spring Boot
2 569 (24.37%) Hibernate
3 543 (23.25%) AngularJS
4 483 (20.69%) RESTful
5 463 (19.83%) React
6 460 (19.70%) Web Services
7 400 (17.13%) REST
8 331 (14.18%) HTML
9 326 (13.96%) Node.js
10 309 (13.23%) CSS
11 186 (7.97%) SOAP
12 185 (7.92%) XML
13 173 (7.41%) Kafka
14 166 (7.11%) J2EE
15 129 (5.52%) JPA
16 126 (5.40%) HTML5
17 125 (5.35%) RabbitMQ
18 123 (5.27%) JMS
19 116 (4.97%) Java EE
20 105 (4.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 173 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
2 83 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (2.48%) Cloud Native
5 48 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 47 (2.01%) User Experience
7 38 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (1.50%) Derivative
9 31 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 29 (1.24%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 28 (1.20%) Market Risk
12 24 (1.03%) iPad
13 22 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 22 (0.94%) Life Science
13 22 (0.94%) N-Tier
14 20 (0.86%) Online Games
15 14 (0.60%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.56%) NHS
16 13 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 250 (10.71%) Linux
2 91 (3.90%) Unix
3 60 (2.57%) Android
4 49 (2.10%) Apple iOS
4 49 (2.10%) Windows
5 31 (1.33%) CentOS
6 15 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 15 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (0.64%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (0.26%) VMS
9 3 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.043%) AIX
10 1 (0.043%) Solaris
10 1 (0.043%) SUSE
10 1 (0.043%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.043%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.043%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,291 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 869 (37.22%) Microservices
3 712 (30.49%) TDD
4 598 (25.61%) Software Engineering
5 474 (20.30%) DevOps
6 382 (16.36%) BDD
7 375 (16.06%) Scrum
8 361 (15.46%) Continuous Integration
9 271 (11.61%) MVC
10 231 (9.89%) OO
11 216 (9.25%) Fintech
11 216 (9.25%) Test Automation
12 212 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
13 182 (7.79%) Mentoring
14 156 (6.68%) Kanban
15 151 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
16 150 (6.42%) Multithreading
17 149 (6.38%) Computer Science
18 148 (6.34%) E-Commerce
19 145 (6.21%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2,231 (95.55%) Java
2 702 (30.06%) JavaScript
3 665 (28.48%) Java 8
4 621 (26.60%) SQL
5 209 (8.95%) Python
6 148 (6.34%) C#
7 135 (5.78%) TypeScript
8 98 (4.20%) Kotlin
9 74 (3.17%) Scala
10 64 (2.74%) PHP
11 44 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 41 (1.76%) C
13 40 (1.71%) Ruby
14 36 (1.54%) C++
14 36 (1.54%) Go
15 26 (1.11%) Shell Script
16 22 (0.94%) Groovy
16 22 (0.94%) Java 9
16 22 (0.94%) R
17 18 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 199 (8.52%) Degree
2 159 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 108 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 99 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 46 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 31 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
7 13 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.21%) PhD
8 5 (0.21%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.17%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.13%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.13%) HND
10 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.086%) HNC
12 1 (0.043%) CCNA
12 1 (0.043%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.043%) CISSP
12 1 (0.043%) MCSE
12 1 (0.043%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.043%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (2.70%) QA
2 7 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (0.26%) ISO 15022
3 6 (0.26%) ISO 20022
4 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.13%) PMO
6 2 (0.086%) GDPR
7 1 (0.043%) MiFID
7 1 (0.043%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.043%) PSD2
7 1 (0.043%) SEPA
7 1 (0.043%) SLA
7 1 (0.043%) WAI
System Software
1 677 (28.99%) Docker
2 34 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.41%) vSphere
4 13 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (0.47%) Postfix
6 5 (0.21%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.043%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.043%) Samba
Systems Management
1 436 (18.67%) Kubernetes
2 100 (4.28%) Terraform
3 66 (2.83%) Ansible
4 31 (1.33%) Puppet
5 16 (0.69%) Kibana
5 16 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.56%) Istio
6 13 (0.56%) logstash
6 13 (0.56%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 12 (0.51%) Prometheus
8 11 (0.47%) Grafana
9 8 (0.34%) Mesos
10 7 (0.30%) Marathon
11 6 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.13%) Rancher
14 2 (0.086%) CloudHub
14 2 (0.086%) Docker Swarm
14 2 (0.086%) HP SiteScope
14 2 (0.086%) Scalr
Vendors
1 320 (13.70%) Oracle
2 101 (4.33%) Google
3 46 (1.97%) IBM
4 45 (1.93%) Atlassian
5 37 (1.58%) VMware
6 34 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 34 (1.46%) SAP
7 31 (1.33%) Microsoft
8 23 (0.99%) MuleSoft
8 23 (0.99%) TIBCO
9 18 (0.77%) Splunk
10 16 (0.69%) NetIQ
11 14 (0.60%) Calypso
12 13 (0.56%) hybris
13 11 (0.47%) Apple
13 11 (0.47%) Veracode
13 11 (0.47%) Zend
14 10 (0.43%) Dell
14 10 (0.43%) Talend
15 9 (0.39%) CA Agile Central