Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 98 82
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Spring 6573 5580 7333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.63% 2.95% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.05% 7.57% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5074 4832 6272
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +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 72598 73664 82620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.13% 39.00% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60360 63976 70627
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 6068 £55,000 +1.85% 508
UK excluding London +12 3497 £47,500 - 291
London +21 2954 £62,500 +4.17% 252
South East +14 965 £52,500 +5.00% 67
North of England +38 861 £47,500 +3.83% 96
North West +20 526 £47,500 - 54
South West -13 453 £45,000 -5.26% 33
East of England +3 417 £50,000 - 37
Midlands +73 405 £47,500 - 21
Scotland +7 306 £47,500 +3.26% 27
Yorkshire +49 286 £50,000 +11.11% 38
West Midlands +67 267 £45,000 - 12
East Midlands +47 138 £49,250 +13.22% 9
Wales -27 64 £42,500 -2.86% 7
North East +5 43 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Northern Ireland -4 39 £39,000 +14.71% 3

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 6444 (98.04%) Java
2 4373 (66.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3072 (46.74%) Hibernate
4 2500 (38.03%) JavaScript
5 2297 (34.95%) TDD
6 2261 (34.40%) SQL
7 1822 (27.72%) Web Services
8 1773 (26.97%) REST
9 1755 (26.70%) Finance
10 1733 (26.37%) HTML
11 1587 (24.14%) Maven
12 1550 (23.58%) Scrum
13 1510 (22.97%) Oracle
14 1494 (22.73%) Software Engineering
15 1483 (22.56%) AngularJS
16 1480 (22.52%) MVC
17 1373 (20.89%) J2EE
18 1354 (20.60%) Git (software)
19 1318 (20.05%) CSS
20 1264 (19.23%) Tomcat
21 1240 (18.87%) Microservices
22 1210 (18.41%) JUnit
23 1206 (18.35%) BDD
24 1186 (18.04%) RESTful
25 1080 (16.43%) Jenkins
26 1079 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
27 1074 (16.34%) Linux
28 1068 (16.25%) XML
29 1067 (16.23%) Spring Boot
30 1047 (15.93%) NoSQL

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 1264 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 695 (10.57%) JBoss
3 475 (7.23%) Apache
4 389 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
5 270 (4.11%) WebSphere
6 247 (3.76%) Confluence
7 235 (3.58%) WebLogic
8 226 (3.44%) Apache Spark
9 140 (2.13%) CMS
10 139 (2.11%) Mule
11 137 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 128 (1.95%) Apache Solr
13 124 (1.89%) Mule ESB
14 117 (1.78%) Jetty
15 86 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
16 55 (0.84%) WildFly
17 44 (0.67%) GlassFish
18 43 (0.65%) Drupal
19 36 (0.55%) OpenStack
20 35 (0.53%) Liferay
Applications
1 22 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.076%) HipChat
3 5 (0.076%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.076%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.061%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.046%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 95 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
2 38 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 33 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 22 (0.33%) Magento
6 20 (0.30%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.11%) Temenos T24
8 6 (0.091%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.091%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.076%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.076%) Shopify
10 3 (0.046%) Kondor
10 3 (0.046%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.030%) BASE24
11 2 (0.030%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.015%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 950 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
2 254 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 231 (3.51%) SaaS
4 186 (2.83%) GitHub
5 125 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 96 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 88 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 70 (1.06%) PaaS
9 62 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
10 54 (0.82%) Serverless
11 50 (0.76%) IaaS
11 50 (0.76%) OpenShift
12 33 (0.50%) npm
13 31 (0.47%) Amazon S3
14 28 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 15 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 12 (0.18%) Google Play
18 12 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 234 (3.56%) Internet
2 205 (3.12%) HTTP
3 82 (1.25%) AMQP
4 71 (1.08%) LDAP
5 47 (0.72%) SSL
6 39 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 30 (0.46%) SMS
8 28 (0.43%) Firewall
9 27 (0.41%) ATM
10 24 (0.37%) SSH
11 16 (0.24%) SMPP
12 11 (0.17%) FTP
13 10 (0.15%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.15%) Intranet
13 10 (0.15%) Kerberos
14 9 (0.14%) WinSCP
15 7 (0.11%) Network Security
16 6 (0.091%) SNMP
17 5 (0.076%) Skype
17 5 (0.076%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1047 (15.93%) NoSQL
2 964 (14.67%) MySQL
3 745 (11.33%) Relational Database
4 664 (10.10%) MongoDB
5 608 (9.25%) SQL Server
6 524 (7.97%) Big Data
7 431 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 407 (6.19%) Hadoop
9 392 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
10 253 (3.85%) RDBMS
11 251 (3.82%) Redis
12 182 (2.77%) Neo4j
13 176 (2.68%) Oracle Database
14 153 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 95 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
16 92 (1.40%) HBase
17 89 (1.35%) DB2
18 88 (1.34%) Hazelcast
19 70 (1.06%) Blockchain
20 68 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1587 (24.14%) Maven
2 1354 (20.60%) Git (software)
3 1210 (18.41%) JUnit
4 1080 (16.43%) Jenkins
5 665 (10.12%) JIRA
6 539 (8.20%) Subversion
7 454 (6.91%) Cucumber
8 423 (6.44%) Selenium
9 365 (5.55%) Mockito
10 338 (5.14%) Eclipse
11 322 (4.90%) Gradle
12 244 (3.71%) Ant
13 207 (3.15%) IntelliJ
14 204 (3.10%) TeamCity
15 152 (2.31%) jMock
16 147 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 127 (1.93%) Bitbucket
18 121 (1.84%) EasyMock
19 120 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
20 113 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 1755 (26.70%) Finance
2 795 (12.09%) Banking
3 409 (6.22%) Investment Banking
4 376 (5.72%) Retail
5 338 (5.14%) Retail Banking
6 317 (4.82%) Marketing
7 264 (4.02%) Games
8 249 (3.79%) Telecoms
9 204 (3.10%) Advertising
9 204 (3.10%) Manufacturing
10 161 (2.45%) Electronics
11 133 (2.02%) Publishing
12 119 (1.81%) Front Office
13 68 (1.03%) Back Office
14 52 (0.79%) Legal
15 46 (0.70%) Financial Institution
16 36 (0.55%) Law
17 32 (0.49%) Automotive
18 31 (0.47%) Music Industry
19 21 (0.32%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4867 (74.05%) Developer
2 4298 (65.39%) Java Developer
3 1362 (20.72%) Senior Developer
4 1275 (19.40%) Senior Java Developer
5 688 (10.47%) Software Engineer
6 684 (10.41%) Java Engineer
7 475 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 442 (6.72%) Software Developer
9 430 (6.54%) Java Software Developer
10 335 (5.10%) Architect
11 322 (4.90%) Lead Developer
12 316 (4.81%) Agile Developer
13 311 (4.73%) Full Stack Developer
14 307 (4.67%) Agile Java Developer
15 289 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
16 225 (3.42%) Lead Java Developer
17 221 (3.36%) Senior Java Engineer
18 201 (3.06%) Senior Software Engineer
19 174 (2.65%) E-Commerce Developer
20 173 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3072 (46.74%) Hibernate
2 1822 (27.72%) Web Services
3 1773 (26.97%) REST
4 1733 (26.37%) HTML
5 1483 (22.56%) AngularJS
6 1373 (20.89%) J2EE
7 1318 (20.05%) CSS
8 1186 (18.04%) RESTful
9 1068 (16.25%) XML
10 1067 (16.23%) Spring Boot
11 977 (14.86%) SOAP
12 914 (13.91%) Spring MVC
13 865 (13.16%) Java EE
14 685 (10.42%) HTML5
15 678 (10.31%) JSON
16 655 (9.97%) jQuery
17 634 (9.65%) JPA
18 610 (9.28%) JMS
19 546 (8.31%) Node.js
20 488 (7.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 672 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 557 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
3 407 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
4 391 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 319 (4.85%) Fintech
6 277 (4.21%) User Experience
7 202 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 140 (2.13%) Algorithms
9 118 (1.80%) iPad
10 108 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 88 (1.34%) Derivative
12 84 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
13 57 (0.87%) Online Games
14 51 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 49 (0.75%) Equities
16 47 (0.72%) Client/Server
17 44 (0.67%) Fixed Income
18 42 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
19 39 (0.59%) Hedge funds
19 39 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1074 (16.34%) Linux
2 590 (8.98%) Unix
3 301 (4.58%) Windows
4 167 (2.54%) Android
5 115 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 49 (0.75%) Solaris
7 41 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 40 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (0.59%) CentOS
10 35 (0.53%) Debian
11 31 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 19 (0.29%) HPUX
13 16 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 15 (0.23%) Windows Server
15 8 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.11%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.11%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.061%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.061%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4373 (66.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2297 (34.95%) TDD
3 1550 (23.58%) Scrum
4 1494 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 1480 (22.52%) MVC
6 1240 (18.87%) Microservices
7 1206 (18.35%) BDD
8 1079 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
9 840 (12.78%) OO
10 833 (12.67%) SDLC
11 754 (11.47%) Test Automation
12 732 (11.14%) DevOps
13 709 (10.79%) E-Commerce
14 674 (10.25%) Unit Testing
15 615 (9.36%) Multithreading
16 581 (8.84%) SOA
17 576 (8.76%) Open Source
18 567 (8.63%) Mentoring
19 531 (8.08%) Kanban
20 459 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6444 (98.04%) Java
2 2500 (38.03%) JavaScript
3 2261 (34.40%) SQL
4 525 (7.99%) Python
5 447 (6.80%) Scala
6 388 (5.90%) Groovy
7 365 (5.55%) PHP
8 335 (5.10%) C#
9 307 (4.67%) PL/SQL
10 209 (3.18%) Bash Shell
10 209 (3.18%) Ruby
11 199 (3.03%) C++
12 160 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 151 (2.30%) C
14 125 (1.90%) Perl
15 95 (1.45%) ES6
16 73 (1.11%) Go
17 58 (0.88%) XPath
18 57 (0.87%) T-SQL
19 50 (0.76%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 977 (14.86%) Degree
2 430 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 237 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 78 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 51 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 47 (0.72%) Sun Certification
7 43 (0.65%) Master's Degree
8 40 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
9 31 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
10 22 (0.33%) PhD
11 13 (0.20%) OCMJD
11 13 (0.20%) OCPJP
12 12 (0.18%) OCPJWCD
13 9 (0.14%) OCP
14 7 (0.11%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.11%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.061%) HND
16 2 (0.030%) CEH
16 2 (0.030%) CISSP
16 2 (0.030%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (6.89%) QA
2 37 (0.56%) SLA
3 17 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.17%) GCP
5 10 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.14%) MiFID
7 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.091%) EMIR
9 5 (0.076%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.076%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 3 (0.046%) PSD2
11 2 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.030%) SEPA
12 1 (0.015%) GDPR
12 1 (0.015%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.015%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.015%) PMO
System Software
1 789 (12.00%) Docker
2 64 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 42 (0.64%) HDFS
4 18 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 18 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.12%) GridGain
5 8 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.091%) vSphere
8 3 (0.046%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.015%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.015%) etcd
9 1 (0.015%) Gluster
9 1 (0.015%) iptables
9 1 (0.015%) KVM
9 1 (0.015%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 251 (3.82%) Puppet
2 199 (3.03%) Ansible
3 155 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 105 (1.60%) Kubernetes
5 53 (0.81%) Terraform
6 27 (0.41%) Kibana
7 22 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
8 20 (0.30%) Cobbler
9 18 (0.27%) CloudHub
10 15 (0.23%) Prometheus
11 14 (0.21%) Grafana
12 13 (0.20%) Rancher
12 13 (0.20%) Salt
13 11 (0.17%) logstash
13 11 (0.17%) Marathon
13 11 (0.17%) Nagios
13 11 (0.17%) Packer
14 10 (0.15%) Zipkin
15 8 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 1510 (22.97%) Oracle
2 280 (4.26%) SAP
3 222 (3.38%) Google
4 172 (2.62%) hybris
5 157 (2.39%) IBM
6 138 (2.10%) TIBCO
7 137 (2.08%) Microsoft
8 113 (1.72%) Sybase
9 100 (1.52%) Apple
10 77 (1.17%) Sun
11 64 (0.97%) Perforce
12 54 (0.82%) MuleSoft
13 50 (0.76%) Tableau
14 44 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
14 44 (0.67%) Splunk
15 40 (0.61%) Red Hat
16 39 (0.59%) Apigee
16 39 (0.59%) Atlassian
16 39 (0.59%) Informatica
17 36 (0.55%) Talend