Period
to 21 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 81 92
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Spring 6,358 5,930 6,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.69% 3.44% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.03% 8.45% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,075 4,782 5,348
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - -
10th Percentile £36,500 £33,750 £34,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 70,447 70,211 78,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.83% 40.69% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58,887 59,424 67,534
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +2 5,838 £55,000 +4.76% 910
UK excluding London 0 3,547 £50,000 +5.26% 559
London +11 2,721 £65,000 +4.00% 421
South East +7 1,120 £52,500 +5.00% 144
North of England +3 867 £47,500 +2.15% 168
North West -2 434 £50,000 +5.26% 91
Midlands +69 406 £52,500 +11.70% 66
Yorkshire +16 379 £46,000 -2.13% 60
East of England -23 357 £50,000 +5.82% 67
Scotland +8 351 £50,000 - 49
South West -40 350 £46,500 +2.72% 43
West Midlands +66 250 £52,500 +5.00% 44
East Midlands +32 156 £52,500 +27.27% 22
Wales -10 81 £40,000 -11.64% 16
North East -9 54 £40,000 +6.67% 17
Northern Ireland -9 26 £39,500 -32.77% 6

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 6,250 (98.30%) Java
2 4,066 (63.95%) Agile Software Development
3 2,456 (38.63%) Hibernate
4 2,452 (38.57%) JavaScript
5 2,168 (34.10%) TDD
6 2,127 (33.45%) SQL
7 1,851 (29.11%) Java 8
8 1,842 (28.97%) Software Engineering
9 1,743 (27.41%) HTML
10 1,653 (26.00%) Microservices
11 1,618 (25.45%) Web Services
12 1,598 (25.13%) Finance
13 1,485 (23.36%) Maven
14 1,439 (22.63%) AngularJS
15 1,427 (22.44%) Spring Boot
16 1,405 (22.10%) Scrum
17 1,344 (21.14%) CSS
18 1,341 (21.09%) REST
19 1,270 (19.97%) Oracle
20 1,229 (19.33%) Git (software)
21 1,142 (17.96%) MVC
22 1,110 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
23 1,084 (17.05%) Jenkins
24 1,080 (16.99%) Docker
25 1,075 (16.91%) NoSQL
26 1,061 (16.69%) RESTful
27 1,045 (16.44%) J2EE
28 1,006 (15.82%) JUnit
28 1,006 (15.82%) Degree
29 991 (15.59%) Java EE

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
1 834 (13.12%) Tomcat
2 500 (7.86%) JBoss
3 383 (6.02%) Apache
4 314 (4.94%) Elasticsearch
5 246 (3.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 234 (3.68%) WebLogic
7 225 (3.54%) Confluence
8 221 (3.48%) WebSphere
9 175 (2.75%) Apache Spark
10 130 (2.04%) Apache Solr
11 125 (1.97%) CMS
12 113 (1.78%) Mule
13 95 (1.49%) Jetty
14 93 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
15 64 (1.01%) WildFly
16 50 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 48 (0.75%) Mule ESB
18 38 (0.60%) OpenStack
19 27 (0.42%) Drupal
20 26 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (0.11%) Chatbot
1 7 (0.11%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.094%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.079%) Weka
4 4 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.047%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.016%) Blender
6 1 (0.016%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.016%) GIMP
6 1 (0.016%) HipChat
6 1 (0.016%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.016%) Mingle
6 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 79 (1.24%) SAP Hybris
2 58 (0.91%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 13 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
6 8 (0.13%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.13%) Infor M3
6 8 (0.13%) Unica
7 7 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.079%) R3 Corda
8 5 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.063%) Actimize
9 4 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.063%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.063%) Magento
9 4 (0.063%) Ripple
9 4 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.063%) Staffware
9 4 (0.063%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,110 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 255 (4.01%) GitHub
3 239 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 167 (2.63%) SaaS
5 143 (2.25%) OpenShift
6 137 (2.15%) PaaS
7 108 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
8 104 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 98 (1.54%) IaaS
10 89 (1.40%) Serverless
11 79 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
12 57 (0.90%) Slack
13 45 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
14 34 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
15 31 (0.49%) Amazon S3
16 29 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 29 (0.46%) npm
17 26 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
18 25 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 24 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 178 (2.80%) HTTP
2 140 (2.20%) Internet
3 64 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 45 (0.71%) AMQP
5 44 (0.69%) FTP
6 31 (0.49%) SMS
7 30 (0.47%) SSL
8 20 (0.31%) SMPP
9 13 (0.20%) SSH
10 10 (0.16%) Firewall
11 9 (0.14%) DNS
11 9 (0.14%) Network Security
12 8 (0.13%) Intranet
13 7 (0.11%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.11%) SMTP
13 7 (0.11%) SNMP
14 4 (0.063%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.063%) Wireless
15 3 (0.047%) PPP
15 3 (0.047%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,075 (16.91%) NoSQL
2 917 (14.42%) MySQL
3 764 (12.02%) MongoDB
4 610 (9.59%) Relational Database
5 508 (7.99%) PostgreSQL
6 483 (7.60%) SQL Server
7 460 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 353 (5.55%) Big Data
9 325 (5.11%) Hadoop
10 252 (3.96%) RDBMS
11 174 (2.74%) Redis
12 148 (2.33%) Oracle Database
13 136 (2.14%) DB2
14 119 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 107 (1.68%) Blockchain
16 71 (1.12%) Neo4j
17 61 (0.96%) Couchbase
17 61 (0.96%) Riak
18 55 (0.87%) Hazelcast
19 39 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,485 (23.36%) Maven
2 1,229 (19.33%) Git (software)
3 1,084 (17.05%) Jenkins
4 1,006 (15.82%) JUnit
5 473 (7.44%) JIRA
6 460 (7.23%) Subversion
7 434 (6.83%) Selenium
8 426 (6.70%) Gradle
9 361 (5.68%) Cucumber
10 317 (4.99%) Eclipse
11 230 (3.62%) Mockito
12 193 (3.04%) Ant
13 172 (2.71%) Sonatype Nexus
14 164 (2.58%) IntelliJ
15 133 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 132 (2.08%) Bitbucket
17 96 (1.51%) Vagrant
18 94 (1.48%) TeamCity
19 93 (1.46%) TestNG
20 86 (1.35%) Mocha
General
1 1,598 (25.13%) Finance
2 668 (10.51%) Banking
3 331 (5.21%) Games
3 331 (5.21%) Retail
4 308 (4.84%) Advertising
5 235 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 160 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 152 (2.39%) Marketing
8 130 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 88 (1.38%) Front Office
10 64 (1.01%) Law
11 63 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 52 (0.82%) Electronics
13 47 (0.74%) Publishing
14 46 (0.72%) Retail Banking
15 45 (0.71%) Back Office
16 24 (0.38%) Automotive
17 21 (0.33%) Online Betting
18 16 (0.25%) Military
19 11 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,670 (73.45%) Developer
2 4,194 (65.96%) Java Developer
3 1,344 (21.14%) Senior Developer
4 1,242 (19.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 850 (13.37%) Java Engineer
6 792 (12.46%) Software Engineer
7 565 (8.89%) Java Software Engineer
8 313 (4.92%) Software Developer
9 312 (4.91%) Lead Developer
10 294 (4.62%) Architect
11 286 (4.50%) Lead Java Developer
12 270 (4.25%) Java Software Developer
13 245 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
14 232 (3.65%) Senior Java Engineer
15 191 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
16 167 (2.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
17 154 (2.42%) Java Developer - Fintech
18 150 (2.36%) Agile Developer
19 146 (2.30%) Agile Java Developer
19 146 (2.30%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,456 (38.63%) Hibernate
2 1,743 (27.41%) HTML
3 1,618 (25.45%) Web Services
4 1,439 (22.63%) AngularJS
5 1,427 (22.44%) Spring Boot
6 1,344 (21.14%) CSS
7 1,341 (21.09%) REST
8 1,061 (16.69%) RESTful
9 1,045 (16.44%) J2EE
10 991 (15.59%) Java EE
11 810 (12.74%) XML
12 768 (12.08%) React
13 731 (11.50%) Node.js
14 729 (11.47%) HTML5
15 645 (10.14%) SOAP
16 631 (9.92%) Spring MVC
17 517 (8.13%) jQuery
17 517 (8.13%) JSON
18 509 (8.01%) JMS
19 443 (6.97%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 652 (10.25%) Computer Science
2 575 (9.04%) Greenfield Project
3 512 (8.05%) Fintech
4 438 (6.89%) Enterprise Software
5 361 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 200 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
7 199 (3.13%) Mobile App
8 177 (2.78%) User Experience
9 160 (2.52%) Algorithms
10 135 (2.12%) Data Structures
11 113 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
12 86 (1.35%) Public Cloud
13 83 (1.31%) Online Games
14 73 (1.15%) Private Cloud
15 72 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
16 67 (1.05%) Derivative
17 63 (0.99%) Cloud Native
18 55 (0.87%) Hedge funds
19 53 (0.83%) Management Information System
20 47 (0.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 911 (14.33%) Linux
2 320 (5.03%) Unix
3 153 (2.41%) Android
4 148 (2.33%) Windows
5 129 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 52 (0.82%) CentOS
7 39 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (0.52%) Ubuntu
9 30 (0.47%) Mac OS
10 26 (0.41%) Solaris
11 15 (0.24%) openSUSE
12 11 (0.17%) Debian
13 8 (0.13%) Windows Server
14 5 (0.079%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.063%) HPUX
15 4 (0.063%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.047%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.047%) Fedora
16 3 (0.047%) FreeBSD
17 2 (0.031%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,066 (63.95%) Agile Software Development
2 2,168 (34.10%) TDD
3 1,842 (28.97%) Software Engineering
4 1,653 (26.00%) Microservices
5 1,405 (22.10%) Scrum
6 1,142 (17.96%) MVC
7 952 (14.97%) OO
8 943 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
9 938 (14.75%) DevOps
10 820 (12.90%) BDD
11 792 (12.46%) SDLC
12 716 (11.26%) SOA
13 679 (10.68%) Test Automation
14 671 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
15 632 (9.94%) E-Commerce
16 627 (9.86%) Mentoring
17 582 (9.15%) Web Development
18 576 (9.06%) Open Source
19 475 (7.47%) Unit Testing
20 398 (6.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6,250 (98.30%) Java
2 2,452 (38.57%) JavaScript
3 2,127 (33.45%) SQL
4 1,851 (29.11%) Java 8
5 726 (11.42%) Python
6 601 (9.45%) PHP
7 549 (8.63%) Scala
8 316 (4.97%) C#
9 243 (3.82%) PL/SQL
10 240 (3.77%) Ruby
11 225 (3.54%) C++
12 224 (3.52%) Groovy
13 163 (2.56%) Shell Script
14 146 (2.30%) C
15 132 (2.08%) Kotlin
16 131 (2.06%) Java 9
17 123 (1.93%) Bash Shell
17 123 (1.93%) Go
18 103 (1.62%) Perl
19 93 (1.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,006 (15.82%) Degree
2 306 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 142 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 60 (0.94%) Master's Degree
5 54 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 45 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
7 41 (0.64%) SC Cleared
8 30 (0.47%) PhD
9 16 (0.25%) Sun Certification
10 13 (0.20%) HND
11 11 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (0.079%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (0.079%) CITP
13 5 (0.079%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.079%) OCPJP
14 4 (0.063%) ISEB
14 4 (0.063%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.063%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (5.46%) QA
2 46 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 30 (0.47%) GCP
4 13 (0.20%) SLA
5 12 (0.19%) GDPR
5 12 (0.19%) PSD2
6 7 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.11%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 6 (0.094%) MiFID
7 6 (0.094%) PMO
7 6 (0.094%) SEPA
8 5 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.063%) ISO 20022
9 4 (0.063%) PA-DSS
10 3 (0.047%) EMIR
11 2 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.016%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1,080 (16.99%) Docker
2 30 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.46%) HDFS
4 22 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (0.25%) GridGain
6 12 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 11 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.047%) LXC
9 3 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.031%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.016%) DRBD
11 1 (0.016%) Firmware
11 1 (0.016%) KVM
11 1 (0.016%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.016%) vSphere
11 1 (0.016%) Xen
Systems Management
1 434 (6.83%) Ansible
2 321 (5.05%) Puppet
3 291 (4.58%) Kubernetes
4 188 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
5 133 (2.09%) Terraform
6 41 (0.64%) Nagios
7 35 (0.55%) Salt
8 34 (0.53%) Cobbler
9 32 (0.50%) Kibana
10 30 (0.47%) Prometheus
11 29 (0.46%) Marathon
12 27 (0.42%) logstash
13 12 (0.19%) Rancher
14 11 (0.17%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.16%) Mesos
16 8 (0.13%) Grafana
16 8 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
17 7 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
17 7 (0.11%) Packer
18 6 (0.094%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,270 (19.97%) Oracle
2 183 (2.88%) Google
3 169 (2.66%) Sybase
4 162 (2.55%) SAP
5 160 (2.52%) IBM
6 134 (2.11%) Splunk
7 124 (1.95%) hybris
8 99 (1.56%) AppDynamics
9 98 (1.54%) Microsoft
10 89 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 88 (1.38%) TIBCO
12 86 (1.35%) Red Hat
13 81 (1.27%) WorldPay
14 59 (0.93%) Capita
15 55 (0.87%) Atlassian
16 46 (0.72%) Adobe
17 45 (0.71%) VMware
18 43 (0.68%) Cognizant
19 35 (0.55%) BEA
20 32 (0.50%) Apple