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

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 81 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Spring 5,213 6,324 5,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.63% 3.68% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.49% 9.08% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4,297 5,046 4,753
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £33,173 £36,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 54,921 69,664 69,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.25% 40.54% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 45,096 58,328 59,163
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.44%

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 June 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 June 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 +4 4,857 £60,000 +9.09% 409
UK excluding London +9 3,116 £50,000 - 229
London -13 2,017 £70,000 +7.69% 208
South East +22 1,211 £60,000 +14.29% 66
North of England -15 699 £47,500 - 61
Midlands +34 419 £42,500 -19.05% 31
Yorkshire -9 340 £45,000 -1.10% 26
North West -9 328 £55,000 +10.00% 27
South West -7 296 £50,000 +7.53% 17
East Midlands +55 216 £41,000 -21.90% 9
West Midlands +1 203 £42,500 -19.05% 22
East of England -15 186 £55,000 +10.00% 26
Scotland -32 183 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Wales +24 85 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Northern Ireland -7 47 £37,500 -6.25% 9
North East -4 31 £46,250 +15.63% 8

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 4,787 (91.83%) Java
2 3,120 (59.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1,774 (34.03%) JavaScript
4 1,668 (32.00%) Spring Boot
5 1,619 (31.06%) Microservices
6 1,488 (28.54%) TDD
7 1,455 (27.91%) Java 8
8 1,432 (27.47%) Hibernate
9 1,424 (27.32%) SQL
10 1,306 (25.05%) Software Engineering
11 1,230 (23.59%) Docker
12 1,193 (22.89%) HTML
13 1,118 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
14 1,088 (20.87%) Git (software)
15 1,033 (19.82%) AngularJS
16 987 (18.93%) Maven
16 987 (18.93%) Scrum
17 974 (18.68%) Web Services
18 970 (18.61%) CSS
19 945 (18.13%) Jenkins
20 925 (17.74%) REST
21 924 (17.72%) RESTful
22 900 (17.26%) Finance
23 865 (16.59%) DevOps
24 834 (16.00%) MVC
25 789 (15.14%) Linux
26 762 (14.62%) OO
27 748 (14.35%) Kubernetes
28 728 (13.97%) Oracle
29 721 (13.83%) JUnit

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
1 434 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 314 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
3 285 (5.47%) Apache
4 275 (5.28%) Confluence
5 235 (4.51%) JBoss
6 152 (2.92%) Apache Spark
7 112 (2.15%) WebSphere
8 102 (1.96%) WebLogic
9 69 (1.32%) CMS
10 67 (1.29%) Apache Solr
11 58 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 49 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 36 (0.69%) Jetty
14 34 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 34 (0.65%) WordPress
15 31 (0.59%) Mule
16 30 (0.58%) OpenStack
17 26 (0.50%) GeoServer
18 25 (0.48%) SharePoint
19 23 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (0.29%) Fireworks
2 9 (0.17%) Maple
2 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.12%) Sketch
5 5 (0.096%) HipChat
5 5 (0.096%) Weka
6 4 (0.077%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.058%) InDesign
7 3 (0.058%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.038%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.019%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.019%) InVision
9 1 (0.019%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.019%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 50 (0.96%) SAP Hybris
2 37 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
3 33 (0.63%) Magento
4 27 (0.52%) SDL Web 8
5 14 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.15%) Fredhopper
8 6 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.096%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.077%) Ripple
11 3 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.038%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.038%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.038%) Maximo
12 2 (0.038%) RMDS
12 2 (0.038%) Sage CRM
12 2 (0.038%) Unica
13 1 (0.019%) SAP MDG
13 1 (0.019%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,118 (21.45%) Amazon AWS
2 491 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 220 (4.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 202 (3.87%) SaaS
5 175 (3.36%) GitHub
6 164 (3.15%) OpenShift
7 125 (2.40%) Serverless
8 78 (1.50%) PaaS
9 75 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
10 73 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
11 71 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
12 50 (0.96%) Amazon S3
12 50 (0.96%) IaaS
13 38 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
14 32 (0.61%) Heroku
15 30 (0.58%) npm
16 20 (0.38%) Apigee
16 20 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
17 16 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 125 (2.40%) Internet
2 111 (2.13%) HTTP
3 51 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 41 (0.79%) HTTPS
5 31 (0.59%) Firewall
6 19 (0.36%) Modbus
6 19 (0.36%) RS-485
7 17 (0.33%) AMQP
8 10 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.17%) SSL
10 7 (0.13%) SAN
11 6 (0.12%) FTP
11 6 (0.12%) Wireless
12 5 (0.096%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.096%) DNS
12 5 (0.096%) Intranet
12 5 (0.096%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.096%) NAS
12 5 (0.096%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.077%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 577 (11.07%) MySQL
2 553 (10.61%) NoSQL
3 524 (10.05%) MongoDB
4 514 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
5 500 (9.59%) SQL Server
6 455 (8.73%) Relational Database
7 297 (5.70%) Big Data
8 227 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 199 (3.82%) Hadoop
10 187 (3.59%) RDBMS
11 183 (3.51%) Redis
12 86 (1.65%) Oracle Database
13 82 (1.57%) Blockchain
14 69 (1.32%) Neo4j
15 67 (1.29%) HBase
16 65 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
17 51 (0.98%) Hazelcast
18 47 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
19 35 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 35 (0.67%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1,088 (20.87%) Git (software)
2 987 (18.93%) Maven
3 945 (18.13%) Jenkins
4 721 (13.83%) JUnit
5 526 (10.09%) JIRA
6 338 (6.48%) Gradle
7 305 (5.85%) Selenium
8 291 (5.58%) Cucumber
9 286 (5.49%) Subversion
10 234 (4.49%) Mockito
11 177 (3.40%) Bitbucket
12 142 (2.72%) Eclipse
13 107 (2.05%) Ant
14 101 (1.94%) IntelliJ
15 93 (1.78%) Visual Studio
16 87 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 85 (1.63%) JMeter
18 84 (1.61%) SonarQube
19 73 (1.40%) TeamCity
19 73 (1.40%) webpack
General
1 900 (17.26%) Finance
2 342 (6.56%) Banking
3 284 (5.45%) Retail
4 147 (2.82%) Marketing
5 140 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 130 (2.49%) Games
7 78 (1.50%) Publishing
8 68 (1.30%) Back Office
9 60 (1.15%) Law
9 60 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 47 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 46 (0.88%) Front Office
12 45 (0.86%) Financial Institution
13 41 (0.79%) Electronics
14 30 (0.58%) Military
15 26 (0.50%) Automotive
16 23 (0.44%) Legal
17 22 (0.42%) Advertising
18 13 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 11 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,721 (71.38%) Developer
2 2,952 (56.63%) Java Developer
3 870 (16.69%) Senior Developer
4 714 (13.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 628 (12.05%) Software Engineer
6 526 (10.09%) Java Engineer
7 356 (6.83%) Java Software Engineer
8 324 (6.22%) Software Developer
9 218 (4.18%) Architect
10 212 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
11 193 (3.70%) Lead Developer
12 162 (3.11%) Senior Software Engineer
13 159 (3.05%) Junior
14 151 (2.90%) Senior Java Engineer
15 148 (2.84%) Lead Java Developer
16 127 (2.44%) C# Developer
16 127 (2.44%) Junior Developer
17 125 (2.40%) Java Software Developer
18 118 (2.26%) .NET Developer
19 113 (2.17%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,668 (32.00%) Spring Boot
2 1,432 (27.47%) Hibernate
3 1,193 (22.89%) HTML
4 1,033 (19.82%) AngularJS
5 974 (18.68%) Web Services
6 970 (18.61%) CSS
7 925 (17.74%) REST
8 924 (17.72%) RESTful
9 721 (13.83%) React
10 554 (10.63%) Node.js
11 512 (9.82%) XML
12 494 (9.48%) J2EE
13 476 (9.13%) .NET
14 472 (9.05%) SOAP
15 467 (8.96%) Kafka
16 423 (8.11%) Java EE
17 405 (7.77%) HTML5
18 391 (7.50%) JSON
19 352 (6.75%) Spring MVC
20 323 (6.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 485 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 304 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
3 238 (4.57%) User Experience
4 197 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 173 (3.32%) Mobile App
6 140 (2.69%) Algorithms
7 128 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 97 (1.86%) Cloud Native
9 87 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 57 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 54 (1.04%) Wiki
12 48 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
12 48 (0.92%) Virtual Team
13 47 (0.90%) iPad
14 39 (0.75%) Hedge funds
15 38 (0.73%) Blog
16 33 (0.63%) Client/Server
17 31 (0.59%) Fixed Income
18 28 (0.54%) Internet of Things
18 28 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 789 (15.14%) Linux
2 200 (3.84%) Android
2 200 (3.84%) Windows
3 165 (3.17%) Unix
4 149 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 61 (1.17%) CentOS
6 55 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 32 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.36%) FreeRTOS
10 16 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 13 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.23%) openSUSE
13 8 (0.15%) DC/OS
13 8 (0.15%) Fedora
13 8 (0.15%) Mesosphere
13 8 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.13%) Debian
14 7 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,120 (59.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1,619 (31.06%) Microservices
3 1,488 (28.54%) TDD
4 1,306 (25.05%) Software Engineering
5 987 (18.93%) Scrum
6 865 (16.59%) DevOps
7 834 (16.00%) MVC
8 762 (14.62%) OO
9 717 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
10 630 (12.09%) BDD
11 554 (10.63%) Test Automation
12 526 (10.09%) Computer Science
13 492 (9.44%) Open Source
14 486 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
15 462 (8.86%) Mentoring
16 429 (8.23%) SDLC
17 408 (7.83%) Fintech
18 365 (7.00%) Web Development
19 346 (6.64%) E-Commerce
20 331 (6.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,787 (91.83%) Java
2 1,774 (34.03%) JavaScript
3 1,455 (27.91%) Java 8
4 1,424 (27.32%) SQL
5 589 (11.30%) C#
6 566 (10.86%) Python
7 308 (5.91%) Scala
8 307 (5.89%) C++
9 262 (5.03%) C
10 165 (3.17%) PHP
11 154 (2.95%) Kotlin
12 144 (2.76%) TypeScript
13 142 (2.72%) Groovy
14 141 (2.70%) Ruby
15 136 (2.61%) Go
16 105 (2.01%) T-SQL
17 103 (1.98%) PL/SQL
18 102 (1.96%) ES6
19 71 (1.36%) Java 9
20 66 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 704 (13.50%) Degree
2 288 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 264 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 155 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 80 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 78 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
7 46 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (0.65%) CISSP
9 32 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
10 26 (0.50%) CCNA
10 26 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 26 (0.50%) MCSE
11 25 (0.48%) GIAC
12 23 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
12 23 (0.44%) Linux+ Certification
12 23 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
12 23 (0.44%) SANS
12 23 (0.44%) SSCP
13 21 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (4.55%) QA
2 30 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (0.58%) WAI
3 26 (0.50%) GDPR
4 24 (0.46%) PSD2
5 15 (0.29%) SLA
6 9 (0.17%) MiFID
7 8 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.15%) EMIR
8 6 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.077%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.038%) WCAG
11 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.019%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.019%) ISO 15765
11 1 (0.019%) PMO
11 1 (0.019%) TickIT
System Software
1 1,230 (23.59%) Docker
2 40 (0.77%) Firmware
3 27 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.48%) HDFS
5 18 (0.35%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.21%) vSphere
8 10 (0.19%) GridGain
8 10 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.096%) XenApp
12 4 (0.077%) KVM
13 2 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.038%) Postfix
14 1 (0.019%) NFS
14 1 (0.019%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 748 (14.35%) Kubernetes
2 237 (4.55%) Ansible
3 205 (3.93%) Terraform
4 140 (2.69%) Puppet
5 107 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 58 (1.11%) Mesos
7 53 (1.02%) Marathon
8 52 (1.00%) Kibana
9 25 (0.48%) Salt
10 20 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
10 20 (0.38%) Rancher
11 19 (0.36%) logstash
12 16 (0.31%) Prometheus
13 13 (0.25%) Consul
13 13 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
14 10 (0.19%) Istio
15 9 (0.17%) Control-M
16 8 (0.15%) HP Fortify
17 7 (0.13%) HP ALM
18 6 (0.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 728 (13.97%) Oracle
2 273 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 206 (3.95%) Google
4 104 (2.00%) SAP
5 97 (1.86%) Red Hat
6 84 (1.61%) Splunk
7 72 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 70 (1.34%) IBM
9 66 (1.27%) WorldPay
10 59 (1.13%) Atlassian
11 52 (1.00%) Adobe
12 51 (0.98%) hybris
13 41 (0.79%) MuleSoft
14 36 (0.69%) VMware
15 33 (0.63%) AppDynamics
15 33 (0.63%) Elastic Path
16 27 (0.52%) Cognizant
17 23 (0.44%) Interwoven
18 20 (0.38%) Bloomberg
19 19 (0.36%) Sybase