Period
to 19 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 96 82
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +15
Permanent jobs citing Spring 6499 5584 7343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.65% 2.96% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.08% 7.59% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5008 4832 6275
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.58% +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 71570 73527 82974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.15% 38.97% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59439 63800 70927
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
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 19 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 19 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 +17 6004 £55,000 +1.85% 346
UK excluding London +11 3453 £48,250 +1.58% 221
London +20 2926 £62,500 +4.17% 156
South East +11 958 £52,500 +5.00% 52
North of England +34 850 £47,500 +2.15% 67
North West +15 517 £47,500 - 37
South West -11 448 £45,000 -5.26% 25
East of England +3 410 £50,000 - 31
Midlands +70 400 £47,500 - 15
Scotland +11 301 £48,500 +4.30% 19
Yorkshire +58 285 £50,000 +11.11% 27
West Midlands +70 263 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands +38 137 £50,000 +14.94% 8
Wales -31 59 £42,500 +3.03% 9
North East +2 42 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Northern Ireland -6 40 £39,000 +14.71% 3

For the 6 months to 19 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 6373 (98.06%) Java
2 4331 (66.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3047 (46.88%) Hibernate
4 2468 (37.98%) JavaScript
5 2270 (34.93%) TDD
6 2243 (34.51%) SQL
7 1804 (27.76%) Web Services
8 1753 (26.97%) REST
9 1731 (26.63%) Finance
10 1713 (26.36%) HTML
11 1582 (24.34%) Maven
12 1534 (23.60%) Scrum
13 1506 (23.17%) Oracle
14 1483 (22.82%) Software Engineering
15 1463 (22.51%) MVC
16 1461 (22.48%) AngularJS
17 1357 (20.88%) J2EE
18 1349 (20.76%) Git (software)
19 1298 (19.97%) CSS
20 1254 (19.30%) Tomcat
21 1221 (18.79%) Microservices
22 1205 (18.54%) JUnit
23 1190 (18.31%) BDD
24 1176 (18.10%) RESTful
25 1070 (16.46%) Linux
25 1070 (16.46%) Jenkins
26 1061 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
27 1060 (16.31%) XML
28 1055 (16.23%) Spring Boot
29 1038 (15.97%) 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 1254 (19.30%) Tomcat
2 694 (10.68%) JBoss
3 470 (7.23%) Apache
4 382 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 266 (4.09%) WebSphere
6 249 (3.83%) Confluence
7 236 (3.63%) WebLogic
8 225 (3.46%) Apache Spark
9 139 (2.14%) Mule
10 138 (2.12%) CMS
10 138 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 128 (1.97%) Apache Solr
12 125 (1.92%) Mule ESB
13 116 (1.78%) Jetty
14 87 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
15 54 (0.83%) WildFly
16 44 (0.68%) GlassFish
17 41 (0.63%) Drupal
18 35 (0.54%) Liferay
19 34 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.077%) HipChat
3 5 (0.077%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.077%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.062%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.046%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 94 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
2 38 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 35 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
5 21 (0.32%) Magento
6 19 (0.29%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.11%) Temenos T24
8 6 (0.092%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.092%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.077%) Shopify
10 3 (0.046%) Kondor
10 3 (0.046%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.031%) BASE24
11 2 (0.031%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.015%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 941 (14.48%) Amazon AWS
2 252 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 233 (3.59%) SaaS
4 184 (2.83%) GitHub
5 122 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
6 94 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 87 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 69 (1.06%) PaaS
9 61 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
10 50 (0.77%) IaaS
10 50 (0.77%) Serverless
11 48 (0.74%) OpenShift
12 32 (0.49%) npm
13 29 (0.45%) Amazon S3
14 28 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
15 18 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 15 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 12 (0.18%) Slack
19 11 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 230 (3.54%) Internet
2 199 (3.06%) HTTP
3 82 (1.26%) AMQP
4 71 (1.09%) LDAP
5 47 (0.72%) SSL
6 39 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 30 (0.46%) SMS
8 28 (0.43%) Firewall
9 27 (0.42%) ATM
10 24 (0.37%) SSH
11 16 (0.25%) 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 (0.092%) SNMP
17 5 (0.077%) Skype
17 5 (0.077%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1038 (15.97%) NoSQL
2 953 (14.66%) MySQL
3 742 (11.42%) Relational Database
4 658 (10.12%) MongoDB
5 605 (9.31%) SQL Server
6 515 (7.92%) Big Data
7 429 (6.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 406 (6.25%) Hadoop
9 389 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
10 253 (3.89%) RDBMS
11 252 (3.88%) Redis
12 182 (2.80%) Neo4j
13 175 (2.69%) Oracle Database
14 150 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 95 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
16 89 (1.37%) HBase
17 88 (1.35%) DB2
17 88 (1.35%) Hazelcast
18 69 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
19 67 (1.03%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1582 (24.34%) Maven
2 1349 (20.76%) Git (software)
3 1205 (18.54%) JUnit
4 1070 (16.46%) Jenkins
5 665 (10.23%) JIRA
6 537 (8.26%) Subversion
7 445 (6.85%) Cucumber
8 416 (6.40%) Selenium
9 364 (5.60%) Mockito
10 335 (5.15%) Eclipse
11 320 (4.92%) Gradle
12 246 (3.79%) Ant
13 207 (3.19%) IntelliJ
14 204 (3.14%) TeamCity
15 153 (2.35%) jMock
16 147 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 125 (1.92%) Bitbucket
18 122 (1.88%) EasyMock
19 121 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
20 112 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 1731 (26.63%) Finance
2 791 (12.17%) Banking
3 413 (6.35%) Investment Banking
4 373 (5.74%) Retail
5 342 (5.26%) Retail Banking
6 316 (4.86%) Marketing
7 260 (4.00%) Games
8 249 (3.83%) Telecoms
9 204 (3.14%) Manufacturing
10 197 (3.03%) Advertising
11 161 (2.48%) Electronics
12 135 (2.08%) Publishing
13 118 (1.82%) Front Office
14 68 (1.05%) Back Office
15 51 (0.78%) Legal
16 46 (0.71%) Financial Institution
17 35 (0.54%) Law
18 31 (0.48%) Automotive
18 31 (0.48%) Music Industry
19 21 (0.32%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 4811 (74.03%) Developer
2 4251 (65.41%) Java Developer
3 1356 (20.86%) Senior Developer
4 1270 (19.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 683 (10.51%) Software Engineer
6 676 (10.40%) Java Engineer
7 472 (7.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 440 (6.77%) Software Developer
9 429 (6.60%) Java Software Developer
10 328 (5.05%) Architect
11 318 (4.89%) Agile Developer
12 314 (4.83%) Lead Developer
13 309 (4.75%) Agile Java Developer
14 308 (4.74%) Full Stack Developer
15 289 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
16 218 (3.35%) Lead Java Developer
17 216 (3.32%) Senior Java Engineer
18 198 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
19 172 (2.65%) E-Commerce Developer
20 171 (2.63%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3047 (46.88%) Hibernate
2 1804 (27.76%) Web Services
3 1753 (26.97%) REST
4 1713 (26.36%) HTML
5 1461 (22.48%) AngularJS
6 1357 (20.88%) J2EE
7 1298 (19.97%) CSS
8 1176 (18.10%) RESTful
9 1060 (16.31%) XML
10 1055 (16.23%) Spring Boot
11 967 (14.88%) SOAP
12 904 (13.91%) Spring MVC
13 853 (13.13%) Java EE
14 676 (10.40%) HTML5
15 672 (10.34%) JSON
16 649 (9.99%) jQuery
17 636 (9.79%) JPA
18 605 (9.31%) JMS
19 532 (8.19%) Node.js
20 477 (7.34%) React
Miscellaneous
1 662 (10.19%) Computer Science
2 552 (8.49%) Greenfield Project
3 405 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
4 386 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 304 (4.68%) Fintech
6 273 (4.20%) User Experience
7 199 (3.06%) Mobile App
8 138 (2.12%) Algorithms
9 116 (1.78%) iPad
10 107 (1.65%) Data Structures
11 89 (1.37%) Derivative
12 84 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
13 57 (0.88%) Online Games
14 51 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 49 (0.75%) Equities
16 46 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 43 (0.66%) Fixed Income
18 42 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
19 39 (0.60%) Hedge funds
20 38 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1070 (16.46%) Linux
2 592 (9.11%) Unix
3 299 (4.60%) Windows
4 164 (2.52%) Android
5 113 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 49 (0.75%) Solaris
7 41 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 40 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (0.60%) CentOS
10 34 (0.52%) Debian
11 31 (0.48%) Mac OS
12 19 (0.29%) HPUX
13 16 (0.25%) 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 (0.062%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.062%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4331 (66.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2270 (34.93%) TDD
3 1534 (23.60%) Scrum
4 1483 (22.82%) Software Engineering
5 1463 (22.51%) MVC
6 1221 (18.79%) Microservices
7 1190 (18.31%) BDD
8 1061 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
9 827 (12.73%) OO
10 825 (12.69%) SDLC
11 747 (11.49%) Test Automation
12 723 (11.12%) DevOps
13 702 (10.80%) E-Commerce
14 673 (10.36%) Unit Testing
15 613 (9.43%) Multithreading
16 572 (8.80%) SOA
17 565 (8.69%) Open Source
18 559 (8.60%) Mentoring
19 527 (8.11%) Kanban
20 445 (6.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6373 (98.06%) Java
2 2468 (37.98%) JavaScript
3 2243 (34.51%) SQL
4 520 (8.00%) Python
5 449 (6.91%) Scala
6 387 (5.95%) Groovy
7 355 (5.46%) PHP
8 332 (5.11%) C#
9 310 (4.77%) PL/SQL
10 208 (3.20%) Bash Shell
11 203 (3.12%) Ruby
12 196 (3.02%) C++
13 161 (2.48%) Shell Script
14 150 (2.31%) C
15 126 (1.94%) Perl
16 92 (1.42%) ES6
17 72 (1.11%) Go
18 58 (0.89%) XPath
19 57 (0.88%) T-SQL
20 50 (0.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 967 (14.88%) Degree
2 424 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 237 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 78 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 51 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 46 (0.71%) Sun Certification
7 42 (0.65%) Master's Degree
8 39 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
9 28 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
10 22 (0.34%) PhD
11 12 (0.18%) OCMJD
11 12 (0.18%) OCPJP
12 11 (0.17%) OCPJWCD
13 9 (0.14%) OCP
14 7 (0.11%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.11%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.062%) HND
16 2 (0.031%) CEH
16 2 (0.031%) CISSP
16 2 (0.031%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (6.94%) QA
2 34 (0.52%) 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 (0.092%) EMIR
9 5 (0.077%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.077%) Web Application Security Consortium
10 3 (0.046%) PSD2
11 2 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.031%) SEPA
12 1 (0.015%) GDPR
12 1 (0.015%) PMO
System Software
1 775 (11.92%) Docker
2 64 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 42 (0.65%) HDFS
4 18 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 18 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.12%) GridGain
7 7 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.092%) vSphere
9 3 (0.046%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.015%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.015%) etcd
10 1 (0.015%) Gluster
10 1 (0.015%) iptables
10 1 (0.015%) KVM
10 1 (0.015%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 250 (3.85%) Puppet
2 196 (3.02%) Ansible
3 154 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 101 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 52 (0.80%) Terraform
6 27 (0.42%) Kibana
7 22 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
8 20 (0.31%) Cobbler
9 18 (0.28%) CloudHub
10 15 (0.23%) Prometheus
11 14 (0.22%) 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%) Packer
14 10 (0.15%) Nagios
14 10 (0.15%) Zipkin
15 8 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 1506 (23.17%) Oracle
2 280 (4.31%) SAP
3 217 (3.34%) Google
4 171 (2.63%) hybris
5 156 (2.40%) IBM
6 140 (2.15%) TIBCO
7 134 (2.06%) Microsoft
8 114 (1.75%) Sybase
9 97 (1.49%) Apple
10 75 (1.15%) Sun
11 65 (1.00%) Perforce
12 54 (0.83%) MuleSoft
13 51 (0.78%) Tableau
14 45 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
15 43 (0.66%) Splunk
16 40 (0.62%) Informatica
16 40 (0.62%) Red Hat
17 39 (0.60%) Apigee
17 39 (0.60%) Atlassian
18 36 (0.55%) Talend