Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 97 89
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Spring 6376 5807 7092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.63% 2.95% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 7.60% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5047 6063
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71129 76440 82104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.49% 38.77% 37.86%
Number of salaries quoted 59228 66371 70004
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,995 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +22 5867 £52,500 -1.87% 458
UK excluding London +31 3532 £47,500 - 257
London +10 2756 £62,500 +4.17% 238
South East +26 919 £50,000 - 70
North of England +38 909 £47,500 +5.56% 82
South West -4 530 £45,000 - 24
North West +23 481 £47,500 +2.15% 47
East of England +39 428 £48,500 +2.11% 21
Yorkshire +43 395 £47,500 +10.47% 27
Midlands +26 338 £46,000 -3.16% 22
Scotland -1 287 £50,000 +11.11% 26
West Midlands -14 199 £47,500 +4.40% 18
East Midlands +76 143 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Wales +34 99 £45,269 +13.17% 5
Northern Ireland +22 44 £52,500 +57.89% 7
North East +27 33 £40,000 +45.45% 8

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6251 (98.04%) Java
2 4209 (66.01%) Agile Software Development
3 3204 (50.25%) Hibernate
4 2272 (35.63%) JavaScript
5 2261 (35.46%) TDD
6 2144 (33.63%) SQL
7 1874 (29.39%) Web Services
8 1706 (26.76%) Maven
9 1647 (25.83%) Scrum
10 1634 (25.63%) REST
11 1623 (25.45%) Finance
12 1618 (25.38%) HTML
13 1481 (23.23%) Oracle
14 1457 (22.85%) MVC
15 1426 (22.37%) Git (software)
16 1381 (21.66%) J2EE
17 1374 (21.55%) Tomcat
18 1315 (20.62%) JUnit
19 1306 (20.48%) AngularJS
20 1286 (20.17%) Software Engineering
21 1273 (19.97%) CSS
22 1247 (19.56%) Linux
23 1211 (18.99%) XML
24 1169 (18.33%) Jenkins
25 1149 (18.02%) RESTful
26 1138 (17.85%) Continuous Integration
27 1116 (17.50%) BDD
28 1096 (17.19%) SOAP
29 1042 (16.34%) Microservices
30 1031 (16.17%) MySQL

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 1374 (21.55%) Tomcat
2 719 (11.28%) JBoss
3 464 (7.28%) Apache
4 343 (5.38%) WebSphere
5 289 (4.53%) Elasticsearch
6 253 (3.97%) Confluence
7 250 (3.92%) WebLogic
8 218 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 215 (3.37%) Apache Spark
10 204 (3.20%) Mule
11 194 (3.04%) Mule ESB
12 161 (2.53%) CMS
13 151 (2.37%) Jetty
14 147 (2.31%) Apache Solr
15 79 (1.24%) GlassFish
15 79 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
16 62 (0.97%) nginx
17 59 (0.93%) IIS
18 55 (0.86%) WildFly
19 39 (0.61%) Anypoint
Applications
1 15 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.094%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.047%) Weka
5 2 (0.031%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.031%) SPSS
6 1 (0.016%) HipChat
6 1 (0.016%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.016%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 80 (1.25%) SAP Hybris
2 45 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 27 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 22 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.17%) Magento
7 10 (0.16%) Eloqua
7 10 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.047%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.047%) Shopify
10 2 (0.031%) BASE24
10 2 (0.031%) Pega PRPC
11 1 (0.016%) AquaLogic BPM
11 1 (0.016%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.016%) Kondor
11 1 (0.016%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 759 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 241 (3.78%) SaaS
3 185 (2.90%) GitHub
4 167 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 135 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 81 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 76 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 58 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
9 46 (0.72%) PaaS
10 32 (0.50%) IaaS
11 24 (0.38%) OpenShift
12 21 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
13 13 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
14 12 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.19%) Bluemix
15 10 (0.16%) Boomi
15 10 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
15 10 (0.16%) Taleo
16 9 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 206 (3.23%) Internet
2 186 (2.92%) HTTP
3 65 (1.02%) LDAP
4 63 (0.99%) AMQP
5 41 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 30 (0.47%) SSL
7 23 (0.36%) Intranet
8 20 (0.31%) SSH
9 19 (0.30%) FTP
10 17 (0.27%) SMS
11 13 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
12 12 (0.19%) SMPP
13 9 (0.14%) ATM
14 8 (0.13%) VoIP
15 7 (0.11%) Firewall
15 7 (0.11%) Kerberos
16 6 (0.094%) HTTPS
17 5 (0.078%) Network Security
17 5 (0.078%) Skype
18 4 (0.063%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1031 (16.17%) MySQL
2 1012 (15.87%) NoSQL
3 847 (13.28%) Relational Database
4 722 (11.32%) MongoDB
5 688 (10.79%) SQL Server
6 509 (7.98%) Big Data
7 458 (7.18%) Apache Cassandra
8 437 (6.85%) Hadoop
9 363 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
10 354 (5.55%) RDBMS
11 244 (3.83%) Redis
12 208 (3.26%) Oracle Database
13 172 (2.70%) Neo4j
14 153 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 102 (1.60%) HBase
16 90 (1.41%) DB2
17 84 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
18 67 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
19 65 (1.02%) Hazelcast
20 62 (0.97%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1706 (26.76%) Maven
2 1426 (22.37%) Git (software)
3 1315 (20.62%) JUnit
4 1169 (18.33%) Jenkins
5 722 (11.32%) JIRA
6 612 (9.60%) Subversion
7 395 (6.20%) Mockito
8 390 (6.12%) Eclipse
9 374 (5.87%) Cucumber
10 371 (5.82%) Selenium
11 361 (5.66%) Ant
12 336 (5.27%) Gradle
13 221 (3.47%) IntelliJ
14 190 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 174 (2.73%) Hudson
16 163 (2.56%) jMock
17 149 (2.34%) TeamCity
18 148 (2.32%) EasyMock
19 133 (2.09%) Bitbucket
20 99 (1.55%) JBehave
General
1 1623 (25.45%) Finance
2 707 (11.09%) Banking
3 588 (9.22%) Retail
4 362 (5.68%) Investment Banking
5 360 (5.65%) Marketing
6 307 (4.81%) Telecoms
7 262 (4.11%) Games
8 253 (3.97%) Retail Banking
9 218 (3.42%) Manufacturing
10 208 (3.26%) Electronics
11 164 (2.57%) Advertising
12 154 (2.42%) Front Office
13 142 (2.23%) Publishing
14 90 (1.41%) Back Office
15 54 (0.85%) Legal
16 41 (0.64%) Automotive
17 29 (0.45%) Financial Institution
18 28 (0.44%) Law
19 24 (0.38%) Billing
19 24 (0.38%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 4890 (76.69%) Developer
2 4385 (68.77%) Java Developer
3 1462 (22.93%) Senior Developer
4 1381 (21.66%) Senior Java Developer
5 543 (8.52%) Software Engineer
6 539 (8.45%) Java Engineer
7 406 (6.37%) Software Developer
8 405 (6.35%) Java Software Developer
9 344 (5.40%) Java Software Engineer
10 334 (5.24%) Lead Developer
11 311 (4.88%) Architect
12 301 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
13 275 (4.31%) Agile Developer
14 260 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
15 232 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
16 212 (3.32%) Lead Java Developer
17 192 (3.01%) SQL Developer
18 188 (2.95%) Oracle Developer
19 180 (2.82%) E-Commerce Developer
20 164 (2.57%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3204 (50.25%) Hibernate
2 1874 (29.39%) Web Services
3 1634 (25.63%) REST
4 1618 (25.38%) HTML
5 1381 (21.66%) J2EE
6 1306 (20.48%) AngularJS
7 1273 (19.97%) CSS
8 1211 (18.99%) XML
9 1149 (18.02%) RESTful
10 1096 (17.19%) SOAP
11 928 (14.55%) Java EE
12 917 (14.38%) Spring Boot
13 869 (13.63%) Spring MVC
14 754 (11.83%) JMS
15 711 (11.15%) JSON
16 672 (10.54%) jQuery
17 642 (10.07%) JPA
18 631 (9.90%) HTML5
19 463 (7.26%) JSP
20 435 (6.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 696 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 587 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
3 403 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
4 325 (5.10%) User Experience
5 281 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 216 (3.39%) Fintech
7 204 (3.20%) Mobile App
8 169 (2.65%) iPad
9 121 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 106 (1.66%) Derivative
11 105 (1.65%) Data Structures
12 85 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
13 75 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 62 (0.97%) Mainframe
15 58 (0.91%) Online Games
16 43 (0.67%) Fixed Income
17 39 (0.61%) Virtual Team
18 38 (0.60%) Hedge funds
19 36 (0.56%) Blog
20 35 (0.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1247 (19.56%) Linux
2 646 (10.13%) Unix
3 329 (5.16%) Windows
4 174 (2.73%) Android
5 121 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 73 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (0.86%) CentOS
8 42 (0.66%) Solaris
9 36 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 25 (0.39%) Debian
11 23 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 20 (0.31%) Ubuntu
13 18 (0.28%) HPUX
14 17 (0.27%) Windows Server
15 9 (0.14%) Amazon Linux
16 5 (0.078%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.078%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
17 2 (0.031%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4209 (66.01%) Agile Software Development
2 2261 (35.46%) TDD
3 1647 (25.83%) Scrum
4 1457 (22.85%) MVC
5 1286 (20.17%) Software Engineering
6 1138 (17.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1116 (17.50%) BDD
8 1042 (16.34%) Microservices
9 1004 (15.75%) OO
10 787 (12.34%) E-Commerce
11 779 (12.22%) SDLC
12 732 (11.48%) Unit Testing
13 719 (11.28%) Test Automation
14 702 (11.01%) SOA
15 606 (9.50%) DevOps
15 606 (9.50%) Multithreading
16 591 (9.27%) Open Source
17 546 (8.56%) Mentoring
18 545 (8.55%) Kanban
19 420 (6.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6251 (98.04%) Java
2 2272 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 2144 (33.63%) SQL
4 550 (8.63%) Python
5 414 (6.49%) Scala
6 360 (5.65%) Groovy
7 345 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 342 (5.36%) C#
9 272 (4.27%) PHP
10 201 (3.15%) C++
11 198 (3.11%) Shell Script
12 189 (2.96%) Ruby
13 174 (2.73%) Bash Shell
14 148 (2.32%) C
14 148 (2.32%) Perl
15 81 (1.27%) ES6
16 64 (1.00%) T-SQL
17 51 (0.80%) Clojure
18 47 (0.74%) XPath
19 45 (0.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 939 (14.73%) Degree
2 433 (6.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 202 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 72 (1.13%) SC Cleared
5 41 (0.64%) PhD
6 38 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 31 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 14 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 13 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
10 8 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.13%) Postgraduate
11 6 (0.094%) HND
12 5 (0.078%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.047%) OCMJD
14 3 (0.047%) Oracle Certification
15 2 (0.031%) CITP
15 2 (0.031%) CTC Cleared
15 2 (0.031%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.031%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (6.02%) QA
2 38 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 27 (0.42%) MiFID
5 23 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.24%) SLA
7 14 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.19%) EMIR
9 10 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.047%) GCP
12 2 (0.031%) PMO
13 1 (0.016%) Data Quality
System Software
1 502 (7.87%) Docker
2 43 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.49%) HDFS
4 25 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 13 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (0.17%) Dovecot
7 9 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.094%) vSphere
10 2 (0.031%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.031%) LXC
11 1 (0.016%) etcd
11 1 (0.016%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.016%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 165 (2.59%) Puppet
2 143 (2.24%) Ansible
3 94 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (0.67%) Kibana
5 39 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 36 (0.56%) CloudHub
7 33 (0.52%) Salt
8 24 (0.38%) Terraform
9 23 (0.36%) logstash
10 19 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
11 18 (0.28%) Grafana
12 17 (0.27%) StatsD
13 16 (0.25%) Packer
14 15 (0.24%) Nagios
15 14 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
16 10 (0.16%) Cobbler
16 10 (0.16%) Rancher
17 8 (0.13%) Prometheus
17 8 (0.13%) ZABBIX
18 5 (0.078%) Marathon
Vendors
1 1481 (23.23%) Oracle
2 299 (4.69%) SAP
3 215 (3.37%) IBM
4 196 (3.07%) hybris
5 138 (2.16%) TIBCO
6 134 (2.10%) Sybase
7 127 (1.99%) Google
8 100 (1.57%) Microsoft
9 92 (1.44%) Apple
10 85 (1.33%) Cognizant
10 85 (1.33%) MuleSoft
11 82 (1.29%) Perforce
12 70 (1.10%) Red Hat
13 60 (0.94%) Tableau
14 50 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
15 47 (0.74%) Adobe
16 44 (0.69%) Talend
17 39 (0.61%) Atlassian
18 35 (0.55%) BEA
19 34 (0.53%) Splunk