Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 77 82
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Spring 4,544 6,308 6,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.34% 3.87% 3.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.79% 9.72% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,811 5,146 5,037
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 51,672 64,903 72,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.99% 39.81% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 42,656 53,625 60,022
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -11 4,176 £60,000 +4.35% 707
UK excluding London -22 2,511 £50,000 - 389
London -8 1,978 £72,500 +7.41% 368
South East -3 875 £55,000 - 81
North of England -16 569 £50,000 +5.26% 118
Midlands -62 289 £42,500 -6.59% 58
Yorkshire -14 283 £47,500 +5.56% 55
North West -23 275 £53,530 +7.06% 48
South West -44 260 £47,500 - 47
East of England -10 196 £57,500 +15.00% 35
Scotland -25 166 £45,000 -12.20% 34
East Midlands -27 152 £40,500 -10.00% 23
West Midlands -62 134 £45,000 -5.26% 35
Wales +6 118 £42,500 - 11
Northern Ireland +15 46 £45,500 +33.82% 6
North East -17 11 £54,559 +21.24% 15

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 4,203 (92.50%) Java
2 2,686 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1,699 (37.39%) Spring Boot
4 1,673 (36.82%) Microservices
5 1,563 (34.40%) JavaScript
6 1,351 (29.73%) TDD
7 1,323 (29.12%) Java 8
8 1,228 (27.02%) Software Engineering
9 1,222 (26.89%) Hibernate
10 1,141 (25.11%) SQL
11 1,067 (23.48%) Docker
12 1,063 (23.39%) Git (software)
13 1,037 (22.82%) AWS
14 990 (21.79%) Scrum
15 859 (18.90%) AngularJS
16 847 (18.64%) Maven
17 831 (18.29%) Jenkins
18 825 (18.16%) Web Services
19 806 (17.74%) Finance
20 803 (17.67%) REST
21 786 (17.30%) RESTful
22 785 (17.28%) HTML
23 759 (16.70%) CSS
24 734 (16.15%) DevOps
25 693 (15.25%) React
26 682 (15.01%) Kubernetes
27 660 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
28 650 (14.30%) Oracle
28 650 (14.30%) JUnit
29 604 (13.29%) 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
1 337 (7.42%) Tomcat
2 226 (4.97%) Confluence
3 203 (4.47%) Apache
4 184 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
5 150 (3.30%) JBoss
6 145 (3.19%) Apache Spark
7 115 (2.53%) CMS
8 91 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 75 (1.65%) WebSphere
10 60 (1.32%) WebLogic
11 58 (1.28%) OpenStack
12 50 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 40 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
13 40 (0.88%) Mule
14 36 (0.79%) nginx
15 35 (0.77%) IIS
16 31 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
17 30 (0.66%) Jetty
18 28 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 24 (0.53%) EPiServer
Applications
1 11 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
1 11 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.13%) InDesign
5 4 (0.088%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.066%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.022%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 46 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
2 41 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
3 29 (0.64%) Magento
4 17 (0.37%) SDL Web 8
5 5 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.044%) GoldMine
6 2 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.022%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.022%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.022%) RMDS
7 1 (0.022%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.022%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.022%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,037 (22.82%) AWS
2 339 (7.46%) Azure
3 255 (5.61%) GCP
4 176 (3.87%) OpenShift
5 174 (3.83%) Serverless
6 150 (3.30%) SaaS
7 145 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
8 129 (2.84%) Amazon S3
9 124 (2.73%) GitHub
10 106 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
11 52 (1.14%) PaaS
12 51 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
13 34 (0.75%) Apigee
14 31 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
15 30 (0.66%) Boomi
16 29 (0.64%) IaaS
17 21 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 19 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 19 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 123 (2.71%) Internet
2 92 (2.02%) HTTP
3 75 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 59 (1.30%) HTTPS
5 46 (1.01%) Firewall
6 14 (0.31%) AMQP
7 10 (0.22%) SSL
8 9 (0.20%) DNS
9 8 (0.18%) FTP
10 7 (0.15%) ATM
11 5 (0.11%) SSH
12 4 (0.088%) DHCP
12 4 (0.088%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.066%) Skype
13 3 (0.066%) SMTP
14 2 (0.044%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.044%) Network Security
14 2 (0.044%) SAN
14 2 (0.044%) VLAN
14 2 (0.044%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 474 (10.43%) MySQL
2 433 (9.53%) PostgreSQL
3 422 (9.29%) MongoDB
4 416 (9.15%) NoSQL
5 415 (9.13%) SQL Server
6 380 (8.36%) Relational Database
7 201 (4.42%) Big Data
8 187 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
9 169 (3.72%) RDBMS
10 126 (2.77%) Redis
11 102 (2.24%) Hadoop
12 98 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
13 97 (2.13%) Oracle Database
14 68 (1.50%) Blockchain
15 48 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 47 (1.03%) DB2
17 45 (0.99%) Hazelcast
17 45 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
18 39 (0.86%) GIS
19 35 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,063 (23.39%) Git (software)
2 847 (18.64%) Maven
3 831 (18.29%) Jenkins
4 650 (14.30%) JUnit
5 501 (11.03%) JIRA
6 298 (6.56%) Gradle
7 290 (6.38%) Cucumber
8 279 (6.14%) Selenium
9 221 (4.86%) Subversion
10 194 (4.27%) Bitbucket
11 175 (3.85%) Mockito
12 130 (2.86%) Eclipse
13 112 (2.46%) Ant
14 98 (2.16%) TeamCity
15 96 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 89 (1.96%) SonarQube
17 71 (1.56%) webpack
18 67 (1.47%) Visual Studio
19 64 (1.41%) IntelliJ
20 56 (1.23%) git-flow
General
1 806 (17.74%) Finance
2 355 (7.81%) Banking
3 348 (7.66%) Retail
4 119 (2.62%) Marketing
5 118 (2.60%) Public Sector
6 113 (2.49%) Games
7 84 (1.85%) Back Office
8 60 (1.32%) Front Office
9 57 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 48 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 40 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 31 (0.68%) Advertising
12 31 (0.68%) Electronics
13 30 (0.66%) Automotive
14 24 (0.53%) Law
15 17 (0.37%) Aerospace
16 15 (0.33%) Publishing
17 10 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3,337 (73.44%) Developer
2 2,727 (60.01%) Java Developer
3 1,009 (22.21%) Senior Developer
4 850 (18.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 595 (13.09%) Software Engineer
6 486 (10.70%) Java Engineer
7 354 (7.79%) Java Software Engineer
8 308 (6.78%) Software Developer
9 189 (4.16%) Lead Developer
10 184 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
11 162 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
12 159 (3.50%) Lead Java Developer
13 158 (3.48%) Senior Java Engineer
14 143 (3.15%) Java Software Developer
15 142 (3.13%) Junior
16 124 (2.73%) Junior Developer
17 116 (2.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
18 115 (2.53%) C# Developer
19 108 (2.38%) Architect
20 96 (2.11%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,699 (37.39%) Spring Boot
2 1,222 (26.89%) Hibernate
3 859 (18.90%) AngularJS
4 825 (18.16%) Web Services
5 803 (17.67%) REST
6 786 (17.30%) RESTful
7 785 (17.28%) HTML
8 759 (16.70%) CSS
9 693 (15.25%) React
10 527 (11.60%) Node.js
11 489 (10.76%) Kafka
12 483 (10.63%) J2EE
13 413 (9.09%) XML
14 361 (7.94%) .NET
15 353 (7.77%) JSON
15 353 (7.77%) SOAP
16 306 (6.73%) Java EE
17 294 (6.47%) jQuery
18 289 (6.36%) JPA
19 253 (5.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 422 (9.29%) Greenfield Project
2 232 (5.11%) User Experience
3 183 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 168 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 136 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 125 (2.75%) iPad
7 117 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 88 (1.94%) Cloud Native
9 68 (1.50%) Algorithms
10 64 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 63 (1.39%) Fixed Income
12 50 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (0.97%) Equities
14 43 (0.95%) Virtual Team
15 42 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
16 41 (0.90%) Wiki
17 28 (0.62%) Private Cloud
18 27 (0.59%) Data Structures
18 27 (0.59%) Derivative
19 25 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 604 (13.29%) Linux
2 187 (4.12%) Android
3 183 (4.03%) Windows
4 178 (3.92%) Unix
5 162 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 63 (1.39%) CentOS
7 35 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.18%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.15%) Debian
12 7 (0.15%) Fedora
12 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.066%) SUSE
14 3 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,686 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,673 (36.82%) Microservices
3 1,351 (29.73%) TDD
4 1,228 (27.02%) Software Engineering
5 990 (21.79%) Scrum
6 734 (16.15%) DevOps
7 660 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
8 585 (12.87%) MVC
9 545 (11.99%) BDD
10 523 (11.51%) OO
11 452 (9.95%) Mentoring
12 447 (9.84%) Test Automation
13 411 (9.04%) Fintech
14 406 (8.93%) E-Commerce
15 367 (8.08%) Web Development
16 363 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
17 353 (7.77%) Kanban
18 348 (7.66%) Computer Science
19 320 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
20 285 (6.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4,203 (92.50%) Java
2 1,563 (34.40%) JavaScript
3 1,323 (29.12%) Java 8
4 1,141 (25.11%) SQL
5 430 (9.46%) Python
6 423 (9.31%) C#
7 267 (5.88%) Scala
8 185 (4.07%) Kotlin
9 161 (3.54%) PHP
10 155 (3.41%) C
11 134 (2.95%) C++
12 124 (2.73%) Ruby
13 104 (2.29%) ES6
14 94 (2.07%) Groovy
14 94 (2.07%) TypeScript
15 77 (1.69%) T-SQL
16 70 (1.54%) Go
17 55 (1.21%) Java 9
18 53 (1.17%) PL/SQL
19 49 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 469 (10.32%) Degree
2 183 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 170 (3.74%) Security Cleared
4 63 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 59 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 50 (1.10%) CISSP
7 49 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (0.90%) MCSE
9 40 (0.88%) CCNA
9 40 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
9 40 (0.88%) GIAC
9 40 (0.88%) Linux+ Certification
9 40 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
9 40 (0.88%) SANS
9 40 (0.88%) SSCP
10 31 (0.68%) Master's Degree
11 18 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
12 16 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 11 (0.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (5.39%) QA
2 23 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.31%) GDPR
3 14 (0.31%) PSD2
4 10 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.066%) PMO
6 2 (0.044%) EMIR
6 2 (0.044%) SLA
6 2 (0.044%) WAI
7 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.022%) MiFID
7 1 (0.022%) NIST
System Software
1 1,067 (23.48%) Docker
2 30 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.20%) HDFS
3 9 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.13%) vCloud
4 6 (0.13%) vSphere
5 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.11%) Firmware
6 4 (0.088%) NFS
6 4 (0.088%) Postfix
7 3 (0.066%) OpenAM
7 3 (0.066%) OpenDJ
7 3 (0.066%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.044%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.044%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.022%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.022%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.022%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.022%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 682 (15.01%) Kubernetes
2 199 (4.38%) Terraform
3 193 (4.25%) Ansible
4 75 (1.65%) Puppet
5 70 (1.54%) Marathon
5 70 (1.54%) Mesos
6 64 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
7 50 (1.10%) Kibana
8 34 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
9 28 (0.62%) Istio
10 25 (0.55%) Prometheus
11 21 (0.46%) Salt
12 18 (0.40%) Knative
13 15 (0.33%) Grafana
14 14 (0.31%) logstash
15 9 (0.20%) Rancher
16 8 (0.18%) Control-M
17 7 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
18 6 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
19 5 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 650 (14.30%) Oracle
2 219 (4.82%) Google
3 212 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 124 (2.73%) Adobe
5 121 (2.66%) SAP
6 99 (2.18%) WorldPay
7 93 (2.05%) Splunk
8 86 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 85 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
10 78 (1.72%) IBM
11 71 (1.56%) Atlassian
12 65 (1.43%) hybris
12 65 (1.43%) MuleSoft
13 45 (0.99%) Facebook
14 33 (0.73%) Sybase
15 30 (0.66%) Dell
15 30 (0.66%) FIS
16 24 (0.53%) Demandware
16 24 (0.53%) Elastic Path
17 22 (0.48%) TIBCO