Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 80 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Spring 5,800 6,394 5,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.83% 3.64% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.64% 8.97% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4,791 5,175 4,686
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 60,190 71,307 69,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.72% 40.57% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 49,311 60,172 59,705
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 February 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 15 February 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 +5 5,399 £57,500 +4.55% 1,028
UK excluding London +18 3,403 £50,000 - 646
London -5 2,324 £67,500 +3.85% 452
South East +29 1,156 £55,000 +10.00% 186
North of England +11 758 £47,500 - 199
Midlands +79 554 £45,000 -10.00% 77
North West 0 409 £52,500 +5.00% 79
South West -4 366 £50,000 +6.38% 56
Yorkshire +31 308 £45,000 -5.26% 107
East Midlands +92 294 £44,500 -11.00% 27
East of England -13 288 £55,000 +10.00% 58
West Midlands +32 260 £45,000 -10.00% 50
Scotland -17 235 £50,000 - 38
Wales +27 75 £37,500 -13.29% 18
North East +4 42 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Northern Ireland -6 39 £34,000 -12.82% 14

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 5,379 (92.74%) Java
2 3,600 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 1,908 (32.90%) JavaScript
4 1,752 (30.21%) Microservices
5 1,743 (30.05%) TDD
6 1,741 (30.02%) Hibernate
7 1,726 (29.76%) SQL
8 1,717 (29.60%) Spring Boot
9 1,670 (28.79%) Java 8
10 1,426 (24.59%) HTML
11 1,353 (23.33%) Software Engineering
12 1,293 (22.29%) Docker
13 1,204 (20.76%) AngularJS
14 1,182 (20.38%) Web Services
15 1,178 (20.31%) Finance
16 1,154 (19.90%) Maven
17 1,141 (19.67%) CSS
18 1,139 (19.64%) Git (software)
19 1,110 (19.14%) MVC
20 1,095 (18.88%) Scrum
21 1,082 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
22 1,053 (18.16%) RESTful
23 1,051 (18.12%) REST
24 1,046 (18.03%) Jenkins
25 1,009 (17.40%) Linux
26 983 (16.95%) DevOps
27 915 (15.78%) Oracle
28 882 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
29 868 (14.97%) Degree
30 810 (13.97%) 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
1 469 (8.09%) Tomcat
2 378 (6.52%) Apache
3 361 (6.22%) Elasticsearch
4 295 (5.09%) JBoss
5 278 (4.79%) Confluence
6 184 (3.17%) WebSphere
7 159 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 122 (2.10%) Cloud Foundry
9 117 (2.02%) Apache Spark
10 92 (1.59%) CMS
11 81 (1.40%) Apache Solr
12 59 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 53 (0.91%) WordPress
14 50 (0.86%) Mule
15 49 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 46 (0.79%) WildFly
17 43 (0.74%) Jetty
18 30 (0.52%) Anypoint
19 28 (0.48%) GlassFish
20 26 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (0.22%) Weka
2 12 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.21%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.14%) Maple
5 7 (0.12%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.10%) HipChat
6 6 (0.10%) InDesign
7 5 (0.086%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.086%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.034%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.034%) InVision
9 2 (0.034%) Snapchat
10 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
2 34 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.31%) Magento
3 18 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
4 15 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.14%) Ripple
7 5 (0.086%) Changepoint
8 4 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.034%) Maximo
10 2 (0.034%) Staffware
11 1 (0.017%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.017%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.017%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.017%) Kondor
11 1 (0.017%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.017%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.017%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1,082 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
2 448 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 233 (4.02%) GitHub
4 199 (3.43%) OpenShift
5 170 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 151 (2.60%) SaaS
7 131 (2.26%) PaaS
8 91 (1.57%) Serverless
9 89 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
10 62 (1.07%) IaaS
11 59 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
12 46 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
13 39 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
14 34 (0.59%) Slack
15 31 (0.53%) npm
16 30 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
17 27 (0.47%) Apigee
18 24 (0.41%) Amazon S3
19 23 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 21 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (2.93%) HTTP
2 147 (2.53%) Internet
3 61 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 47 (0.81%) Modbus
4 47 (0.81%) RS-485
5 33 (0.57%) SSL
6 26 (0.45%) AMQP
7 17 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 14 (0.24%) Firewall
9 11 (0.19%) DNS
9 11 (0.19%) FTP
10 8 (0.14%) DHCP
10 8 (0.14%) Intranet
11 7 (0.12%) VoIP
12 6 (0.10%) ATM
13 5 (0.086%) Wireless
14 4 (0.069%) SNMP
14 4 (0.069%) VPN
15 3 (0.052%) RTP
15 3 (0.052%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 660 (11.38%) MySQL
2 651 (11.22%) NoSQL
3 584 (10.07%) Relational Database
4 581 (10.02%) PostgreSQL
5 539 (9.29%) MongoDB
6 470 (8.10%) SQL Server
7 330 (5.69%) Big Data
8 289 (4.98%) RDBMS
9 282 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 248 (4.28%) Hadoop
11 138 (2.38%) Redis
12 78 (1.34%) HBase
12 78 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 66 (1.14%) Blockchain
14 61 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
15 59 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 57 (0.98%) Neo4j
17 56 (0.97%) Apache Hive
18 41 (0.71%) Couchbase
19 35 (0.60%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1,154 (19.90%) Maven
2 1,139 (19.64%) Git (software)
3 1,046 (18.03%) Jenkins
4 810 (13.97%) JUnit
5 497 (8.57%) Gradle
6 480 (8.28%) JIRA
7 340 (5.86%) Cucumber
8 322 (5.55%) Subversion
9 290 (5.00%) Selenium
10 252 (4.34%) Mockito
11 234 (4.03%) Eclipse
12 165 (2.84%) Ant
13 159 (2.74%) Visual Studio
14 152 (2.62%) Bitbucket
15 144 (2.48%) IntelliJ
16 111 (1.91%) SonarQube
16 111 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
17 93 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 87 (1.50%) Robot Framework
19 73 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 1,178 (20.31%) Finance
2 473 (8.16%) Banking
3 299 (5.16%) Retail
4 234 (4.03%) Marketing
5 167 (2.88%) Games
6 151 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 151 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 116 (2.00%) Advertising
8 104 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 83 (1.43%) Electronics
10 74 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 68 (1.17%) Law
12 60 (1.03%) Automotive
13 51 (0.88%) Back Office
14 44 (0.76%) Front Office
15 42 (0.72%) Publishing
16 24 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 19 (0.33%) Legal
18 17 (0.29%) Billing
19 16 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,267 (73.57%) Developer
2 3,508 (60.48%) Java Developer
3 1,056 (18.21%) Senior Developer
4 925 (15.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 603 (10.40%) Software Engineer
6 517 (8.91%) Java Engineer
7 353 (6.09%) Software Developer
8 321 (5.53%) Java Software Engineer
9 306 (5.28%) Architect
10 265 (4.57%) Lead Developer
11 204 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 202 (3.48%) Lead Java Developer
13 163 (2.81%) Senior Software Engineer
14 156 (2.69%) Java Software Developer
15 137 (2.36%) Senior Java Engineer
16 134 (2.31%) Agile Developer
17 131 (2.26%) Agile Java Developer
18 127 (2.19%) Junior
19 117 (2.02%) Java Developer - Fintech
20 113 (1.95%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,741 (30.02%) Hibernate
2 1,717 (29.60%) Spring Boot
3 1,426 (24.59%) HTML
4 1,204 (20.76%) AngularJS
5 1,182 (20.38%) Web Services
6 1,141 (19.67%) CSS
7 1,053 (18.16%) RESTful
8 1,051 (18.12%) REST
9 659 (11.36%) React
10 631 (10.88%) Node.js
11 607 (10.47%) XML
12 591 (10.19%) HTML5
12 591 (10.19%) J2EE
13 555 (9.57%) Spring MVC
14 542 (9.34%) Java EE
15 535 (9.22%) SOAP
16 476 (8.21%) JSON
17 444 (7.66%) Kafka
18 396 (6.83%) jQuery
19 372 (6.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 524 (9.03%) Greenfield Project
2 418 (7.21%) Fintech
3 299 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
4 227 (3.91%) User Experience
5 210 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
6 153 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
7 145 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 144 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 117 (2.02%) Cloud Native
10 104 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 61 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
12 54 (0.93%) Derivative
13 53 (0.91%) Virtual Team
14 51 (0.88%) Public Cloud
15 49 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
15 49 (0.84%) Wiki
16 47 (0.81%) CAN bus
17 41 (0.71%) Fixed Income
18 36 (0.62%) Device Driver
19 34 (0.59%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,009 (17.40%) Linux
2 233 (4.02%) Android
3 229 (3.95%) Unix
3 229 (3.95%) Windows
4 172 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 67 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 58 (1.00%) CentOS
7 49 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 47 (0.81%) FreeRTOS
9 24 (0.41%) Windows Server
10 23 (0.40%) openSUSE
11 17 (0.29%) DC/OS
11 17 (0.29%) Mesosphere
12 16 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.19%) Solaris
14 9 (0.16%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.086%) CoreOS
17 4 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.052%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,600 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 1,752 (30.21%) Microservices
3 1,743 (30.05%) TDD
4 1,353 (23.33%) Software Engineering
5 1,110 (19.14%) MVC
6 1,095 (18.88%) Scrum
7 983 (16.95%) DevOps
8 882 (15.21%) Continuous Integration
9 810 (13.97%) OO
10 706 (12.17%) BDD
11 582 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
12 564 (9.72%) Computer Science
13 555 (9.57%) Test Automation
14 549 (9.47%) Open Source
15 513 (8.84%) Web Development
16 500 (8.62%) SDLC
17 419 (7.22%) Mentoring
18 412 (7.10%) Unit Testing
19 382 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
20 334 (5.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5,379 (92.74%) Java
2 1,908 (32.90%) JavaScript
3 1,726 (29.76%) SQL
4 1,670 (28.79%) Java 8
5 633 (10.91%) Python
6 583 (10.05%) C#
7 340 (5.86%) C++
8 314 (5.41%) Scala
9 272 (4.69%) PHP
10 192 (3.31%) C
11 177 (3.05%) PL/SQL
12 171 (2.95%) TypeScript
13 162 (2.79%) Groovy
14 126 (2.17%) T-SQL
15 125 (2.16%) Ruby
16 121 (2.09%) Go
17 110 (1.90%) Kotlin
18 100 (1.72%) Java 9
19 69 (1.19%) Bash Shell
19 69 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 868 (14.97%) Degree
2 334 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 233 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 127 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 57 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 51 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
7 46 (0.79%) Master's Degree
8 27 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 19 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
11 11 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.17%) PhD
13 9 (0.16%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.14%) OCP
15 7 (0.12%) CCNA
15 7 (0.12%) CISM
15 7 (0.12%) CISSP
15 7 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (5.10%) QA
2 47 (0.81%) GDPR
3 32 (0.55%) PSD2
4 14 (0.24%) SLA
5 13 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.19%) WAI
7 10 (0.17%) PMO
8 9 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.10%) IFRS
10 2 (0.034%) DICOM
10 2 (0.034%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.034%) MiFID
10 2 (0.034%) WCAG
11 1 (0.017%) EMIR
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 15765
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.017%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.017%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,293 (22.29%) Docker
2 86 (1.48%) Firmware
3 51 (0.88%) HDFS
4 32 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.28%) Active Directory
8 15 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.12%) vSphere
10 6 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.086%) etcd
11 5 (0.086%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.052%) GridGain
12 3 (0.052%) Hyper-V
13 1 (0.017%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.017%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 594 (10.24%) Kubernetes
2 305 (5.26%) Ansible
3 218 (3.76%) Puppet
4 154 (2.66%) Terraform
5 153 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (1.22%) Kibana
7 47 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
8 42 (0.72%) Mesos
9 40 (0.69%) Salt
10 34 (0.59%) logstash
11 32 (0.55%) Marathon
12 24 (0.41%) Rancher
13 20 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
14 16 (0.28%) Control-M
14 16 (0.28%) Prometheus
15 15 (0.26%) CloudHub
16 10 (0.17%) Grafana
17 9 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
17 9 (0.16%) Packer
18 8 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 915 (15.78%) Oracle
2 374 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 184 (3.17%) Google
4 160 (2.76%) SAP
5 154 (2.66%) Red Hat
6 123 (2.12%) IBM
7 112 (1.93%) Splunk
8 64 (1.10%) AppDynamics
9 58 (1.00%) WorldPay
10 56 (0.97%) Adobe
10 56 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 55 (0.95%) MuleSoft
11 55 (0.95%) VMware
12 50 (0.86%) Cognizant
13 47 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 45 (0.78%) Sybase
15 43 (0.74%) hybris
16 24 (0.41%) Solace
17 22 (0.38%) Tableau
18 20 (0.34%) New Relic