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

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 102 83
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 +12
Permanent jobs citing Spring 6375 5536 7234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.66% 2.90% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.11% 7.45% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4836 4792 6201
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 £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 69943 74299 83184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.91% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 57874 64406 71138
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 October 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 October 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 +21 5894 £55,000 - 316
UK excluding London +25 3333 £48,500 +2.11% 202
London +13 2934 £62,500 - 133
South East +20 890 £54,500 +9.00% 69
North of England +41 826 £47,500 +5.56% 55
South West -3 476 £45,000 -3.74% 15
North West +22 467 £47,500 - 29
Midlands +63 386 £47,500 - 20
East of England +3 381 £48,500 -3.00% 24
Yorkshire +56 319 £50,000 +17.65% 22
Scotland +3 290 £50,000 +11.11% 11
West Midlands +48 248 £47,500 - 13
East Midlands +61 142 £45,000 +3.45% 7
Wales -9 60 £44,500 +11.25% 6
Northern Ireland +6 47 £39,000 +14.71% 2
North East +12 34 £37,500 -1.19% 4

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (98.05%) Java
2 4249 (66.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3080 (48.31%) Hibernate
4 2395 (37.57%) JavaScript
5 2229 (34.96%) TDD
6 2201 (34.53%) SQL
7 1828 (28.67%) Web Services
8 1750 (27.45%) REST
9 1703 (26.71%) Finance
10 1634 (25.63%) HTML
11 1619 (25.40%) Maven
12 1598 (25.07%) Scrum
13 1491 (23.39%) Oracle
14 1452 (22.78%) MVC
15 1407 (22.07%) Git (software)
16 1402 (21.99%) Software Engineering
17 1376 (21.58%) J2EE
18 1368 (21.46%) AngularJS
19 1298 (20.36%) Tomcat
20 1266 (19.86%) JUnit
21 1237 (19.40%) CSS
22 1185 (18.59%) BDD
23 1171 (18.37%) RESTful
24 1162 (18.23%) Microservices
25 1142 (17.91%) Linux
26 1137 (17.84%) XML
27 1120 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
28 1110 (17.41%) Jenkins
29 1036 (16.25%) NoSQL
30 1024 (16.06%) SOAP

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 1298 (20.36%) Tomcat
2 717 (11.25%) JBoss
3 474 (7.44%) Apache
4 372 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
5 283 (4.44%) WebSphere
6 244 (3.83%) Confluence
7 241 (3.78%) WebLogic
8 211 (3.31%) Apache Spark
9 166 (2.60%) Mule
10 162 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 155 (2.43%) CMS
12 154 (2.42%) Mule ESB
13 127 (1.99%) Apache Solr
14 123 (1.93%) Jetty
15 90 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
16 57 (0.89%) WildFly
17 51 (0.80%) GlassFish
18 49 (0.77%) nginx
19 35 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
20 32 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.078%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.063%) HipChat
3 4 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.047%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.031%) SPSS
6 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.016%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.016%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 86 (1.35%) SAP Hybris
2 41 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 36 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 30 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 23 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 18 (0.28%) Magento
7 7 (0.11%) Temenos T24
8 6 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.094%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.094%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.078%) Shopify
10 3 (0.047%) Kondor
10 3 (0.047%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.031%) BASE24
11 2 (0.031%) Pega PRPC
11 2 (0.031%) R3 Corda
12 1 (0.016%) AquaLogic BPM
12 1 (0.016%) Fredhopper
12 1 (0.016%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 899 (14.10%) Amazon AWS
2 244 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 214 (3.36%) SaaS
4 177 (2.78%) GitHub
5 148 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
6 90 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 86 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 68 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
9 58 (0.91%) PaaS
10 44 (0.69%) IaaS
11 43 (0.67%) Serverless
12 37 (0.58%) OpenShift
13 34 (0.53%) npm
14 30 (0.47%) Amazon S3
15 26 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
16 24 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 12 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 9 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
19 9 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 238 (3.73%) Internet
2 202 (3.17%) HTTP
3 82 (1.29%) LDAP
4 75 (1.18%) AMQP
5 45 (0.71%) SSL
6 42 (0.66%) TCP/IP
7 26 (0.41%) SMS
8 24 (0.38%) Firewall
8 24 (0.38%) SSH
9 23 (0.36%) ATM
10 16 (0.25%) SMPP
11 12 (0.19%) FTP
11 12 (0.19%) Intranet
12 8 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.13%) WinSCP
13 7 (0.11%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.11%) Network Security
13 7 (0.11%) VoIP
14 5 (0.078%) Skype
15 4 (0.063%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1036 (16.25%) NoSQL
2 942 (14.78%) MySQL
3 782 (12.27%) Relational Database
4 693 (10.87%) MongoDB
5 611 (9.58%) SQL Server
6 485 (7.61%) Big Data
7 437 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 400 (6.27%) Hadoop
9 381 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
10 296 (4.64%) RDBMS
11 274 (4.30%) Redis
12 186 (2.92%) Neo4j
13 182 (2.85%) Oracle Database
14 162 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 92 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
15 92 (1.44%) Hazelcast
16 83 (1.30%) HBase
17 81 (1.27%) DB2
18 77 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
19 62 (0.97%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1619 (25.40%) Maven
2 1407 (22.07%) Git (software)
3 1266 (19.86%) JUnit
4 1110 (17.41%) Jenkins
5 713 (11.18%) JIRA
6 513 (8.05%) Subversion
7 429 (6.73%) Cucumber
8 393 (6.16%) Selenium
9 363 (5.69%) Mockito
10 331 (5.19%) Eclipse
11 319 (5.00%) Gradle
12 290 (4.55%) Ant
13 227 (3.56%) IntelliJ
14 187 (2.93%) TeamCity
15 167 (2.62%) jMock
16 162 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 141 (2.21%) EasyMock
18 120 (1.88%) Bitbucket
19 119 (1.87%) Hudson
20 118 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1703 (26.71%) Finance
2 800 (12.55%) Banking
3 440 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 372 (5.84%) Retail
5 360 (5.65%) Retail Banking
6 335 (5.25%) Marketing
7 279 (4.38%) Telecoms
8 252 (3.95%) Games
9 215 (3.37%) Manufacturing
10 179 (2.81%) Electronics
11 155 (2.43%) Advertising
12 131 (2.05%) Front Office
13 127 (1.99%) Publishing
14 76 (1.19%) Back Office
15 50 (0.78%) Legal
16 40 (0.63%) Financial Institution
17 34 (0.53%) Law
18 32 (0.50%) Automotive
18 32 (0.50%) Music Industry
19 17 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4738 (74.32%) Developer
2 4201 (65.90%) Java Developer
3 1405 (22.04%) Senior Developer
4 1327 (20.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 648 (10.16%) Java Engineer
6 644 (10.10%) Software Engineer
7 448 (7.03%) Java Software Engineer
8 428 (6.71%) Software Developer
9 427 (6.70%) Java Software Developer
10 332 (5.21%) Architect
11 323 (5.07%) Agile Developer
12 314 (4.93%) Lead Developer
13 312 (4.89%) Agile Java Developer
14 306 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
15 296 (4.64%) Full Stack Developer
16 212 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
17 203 (3.18%) Senior Java Engineer
18 176 (2.76%) Senior Software Engineer
19 175 (2.75%) Technical Leader
20 170 (2.67%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3080 (48.31%) Hibernate
2 1828 (28.67%) Web Services
3 1750 (27.45%) REST
4 1634 (25.63%) HTML
5 1376 (21.58%) J2EE
6 1368 (21.46%) AngularJS
7 1237 (19.40%) CSS
8 1171 (18.37%) RESTful
9 1137 (17.84%) XML
10 1024 (16.06%) SOAP
11 1019 (15.98%) Spring Boot
12 905 (14.20%) Spring MVC
13 840 (13.18%) Java EE
14 706 (11.07%) JSON
15 662 (10.38%) JPA
16 642 (10.07%) HTML5
17 639 (10.02%) jQuery
18 623 (9.77%) JMS
19 482 (7.56%) Node.js
20 460 (7.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 664 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 537 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
3 401 (6.29%) Enterprise Software
4 362 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 289 (4.53%) User Experience
6 274 (4.30%) Fintech
7 203 (3.18%) Mobile App
8 135 (2.12%) iPad
9 127 (1.99%) Algorithms
10 102 (1.60%) Data Structures
10 102 (1.60%) Derivative
11 87 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
12 72 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 50 (0.78%) Online Games
14 46 (0.72%) Equities
15 45 (0.71%) Fixed Income
16 43 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
17 40 (0.63%) Hedge funds
18 37 (0.58%) Client/Server
19 36 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1142 (17.91%) Linux
2 632 (9.91%) Unix
3 318 (4.99%) Windows
4 155 (2.43%) Android
5 105 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 54 (0.85%) Solaris
7 48 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (0.63%) CentOS
9 38 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 30 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 29 (0.45%) Debian
12 20 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.30%) HPUX
14 16 (0.25%) Windows Server
15 8 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (0.11%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.11%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.063%) Amazon Linux
17 4 (0.063%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4249 (66.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2229 (34.96%) TDD
3 1598 (25.07%) Scrum
4 1452 (22.78%) MVC
5 1402 (21.99%) Software Engineering
6 1185 (18.59%) BDD
7 1162 (18.23%) Microservices
8 1120 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
9 892 (13.99%) OO
10 798 (12.52%) SDLC
11 746 (11.70%) Test Automation
12 711 (11.15%) E-Commerce
13 689 (10.81%) DevOps
14 671 (10.53%) Unit Testing
15 626 (9.82%) Multithreading
16 614 (9.63%) SOA
17 601 (9.43%) Open Source
18 571 (8.96%) Kanban
19 568 (8.91%) Mentoring
20 419 (6.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6251 (98.05%) Java
2 2395 (37.57%) JavaScript
3 2201 (34.53%) SQL
4 522 (8.19%) Python
5 428 (6.71%) Scala
6 385 (6.04%) Groovy
7 337 (5.29%) PL/SQL
8 328 (5.15%) C#
9 282 (4.42%) PHP
10 197 (3.09%) Bash Shell
11 192 (3.01%) C++
12 190 (2.98%) Ruby
13 180 (2.82%) Shell Script
14 137 (2.15%) C
15 136 (2.13%) Perl
16 96 (1.51%) ES6
17 62 (0.97%) Go
18 58 (0.91%) XPath
19 54 (0.85%) T-SQL
20 50 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 918 (14.40%) Degree
2 430 (6.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 209 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 73 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 47 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 40 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 30 (0.47%) Master's Degree
8 29 (0.45%) PhD
9 19 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
11 12 (0.19%) OCPJP
12 10 (0.16%) OCMJD
13 9 (0.14%) OCP
13 9 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
14 8 (0.13%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.094%) HND
16 3 (0.047%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.047%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.031%) CEH
17 2 (0.031%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (6.78%) QA
2 30 (0.47%) SLA
3 21 (0.33%) MiFID
3 21 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 8 (0.13%) EMIR
6 8 (0.13%) GCP
7 5 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.047%) PSD2
8 3 (0.047%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 2 (0.031%) Data Quality
System Software
1 690 (10.82%) Docker
2 67 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 33 (0.52%) HDFS
4 15 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.13%) vSphere
7 7 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.094%) Dovecot
9 4 (0.063%) GridGain
10 2 (0.031%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.016%) etcd
11 1 (0.016%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 217 (3.40%) Puppet
2 159 (2.49%) Ansible
3 132 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 42 (0.66%) Terraform
6 27 (0.42%) Kibana
7 22 (0.35%) CloudHub
7 22 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 17 (0.27%) Salt
9 14 (0.22%) Cobbler
9 14 (0.22%) Prometheus
9 14 (0.22%) Rancher
10 12 (0.19%) Grafana
11 11 (0.17%) logstash
11 11 (0.17%) Packer
12 10 (0.16%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 8 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.13%) Nagios
13 8 (0.13%) Zipkin
14 7 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1491 (23.39%) Oracle
2 297 (4.66%) SAP
3 182 (2.85%) hybris
4 178 (2.79%) Google
5 162 (2.54%) IBM
6 139 (2.18%) TIBCO
7 130 (2.04%) Microsoft
8 120 (1.88%) Sybase
9 96 (1.51%) Apple
10 77 (1.21%) Perforce
11 65 (1.02%) MuleSoft
12 58 (0.91%) Tableau
13 50 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
14 49 (0.77%) Red Hat
15 47 (0.74%) Cognizant
15 47 (0.74%) Sun
16 41 (0.64%) Adobe
17 39 (0.61%) Splunk
18 38 (0.60%) Informatica
19 37 (0.58%) Talend