Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 81 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22 -18
Permanent jobs citing Spring 6,354 6,401 5,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.86% 3.66% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.65% 9.11% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,151 4,859 4,798
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 65,878 70,285 74,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.98% 40.21% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54,474 58,135 64,678
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +4 5,828 £57,500 +4.55% 1,009
UK excluding London +13 3,463 £50,000 +4.17% 668
London +8 2,778 £67,500 +8.00% 444
South East +18 1,056 £55,000 - 171
North of England +5 821 £47,500 - 179
Midlands +40 491 £50,000 +5.26% 103
North West -5 391 £50,000 +5.26% 111
Yorkshire +24 382 £45,000 -10.00% 56
South West -18 374 £47,500 +5.56% 63
East of England -6 323 £50,000 +3.09% 50
Scotland +2 298 £50,000 - 62
West Midlands +36 273 £50,000 +5.26% 45
East Midlands +34 216 £48,000 +6.67% 58
Wales +34 112 £45,000 +1.12% 23
North East +10 50 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Northern Ireland -11 28 £34,000 -12.82% 19

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 6,099 (95.99%) Java
2 3,890 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2,219 (34.92%) JavaScript
4 2,142 (33.71%) Hibernate
5 2,094 (32.96%) SQL
6 1,998 (31.44%) TDD
7 1,995 (31.40%) Java 8
8 1,914 (30.12%) Microservices
9 1,817 (28.60%) Spring Boot
10 1,684 (26.50%) HTML
11 1,644 (25.87%) Software Engineering
12 1,518 (23.89%) Finance
13 1,502 (23.64%) Web Services
14 1,357 (21.36%) CSS
15 1,344 (21.15%) AngularJS
16 1,323 (20.82%) Maven
17 1,321 (20.79%) Scrum
18 1,294 (20.37%) REST
19 1,258 (19.80%) Amazon AWS
20 1,208 (19.01%) Git (software)
21 1,179 (18.56%) Docker
22 1,129 (17.77%) MVC
23 1,116 (17.56%) Jenkins
24 1,107 (17.42%) Oracle
25 1,067 (16.79%) DevOps
26 1,039 (16.35%) RESTful
27 998 (15.71%) Linux
28 991 (15.60%) JUnit
29 898 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
30 878 (13.82%) J2EE

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
1 556 (8.75%) Tomcat
2 454 (7.15%) Apache
3 383 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
4 332 (5.23%) JBoss
5 232 (3.65%) WebLogic
6 220 (3.46%) WebSphere
7 211 (3.32%) Confluence
8 161 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
9 159 (2.50%) Apache Spark
10 143 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 106 (1.67%) CMS
12 102 (1.61%) Apache Solr
13 79 (1.24%) Mule
14 59 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 41 (0.65%) WordPress
16 39 (0.61%) Anypoint
17 37 (0.58%) Mule ESB
18 36 (0.57%) WildFly
19 33 (0.52%) Jetty
20 32 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.17%) Chatbot
3 10 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.079%) Weka
5 4 (0.063%) EngageOne
5 4 (0.063%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.031%) HipChat
6 2 (0.031%) Snapchat
7 1 (0.016%) Mingle
7 1 (0.016%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
2 50 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.27%) Magento
4 13 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
5 11 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 9 (0.14%) R3 Corda
6 9 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.13%) Eloqua
8 7 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
8 7 (0.11%) Unica
9 5 (0.079%) Actimize
9 5 (0.079%) LatentZero
9 5 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.079%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.063%) Changepoint
10 4 (0.063%) Staffware
11 3 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.047%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1,258 (19.80%) Amazon AWS
2 373 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 218 (3.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 204 (3.21%) OpenShift
5 195 (3.07%) GitHub
6 171 (2.69%) PaaS
7 132 (2.08%) Serverless
8 126 (1.98%) SaaS
9 113 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
10 107 (1.68%) IBM Cloud
11 78 (1.23%) IaaS
12 69 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
13 40 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 39 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
14 39 (0.61%) npm
15 32 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
16 28 (0.44%) Slack
17 27 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 21 (0.33%) Apigee
19 20 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 170 (2.68%) HTTP
2 129 (2.03%) Internet
3 46 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 37 (0.58%) SSL
5 31 (0.49%) SMS
6 28 (0.44%) AMQP
7 26 (0.41%) FTP
8 21 (0.33%) DNS
9 19 (0.30%) Firewall
10 17 (0.27%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.13%) Modbus
11 8 (0.13%) RS-485
12 7 (0.11%) Intranet
12 7 (0.11%) VoIP
13 6 (0.094%) DHCP
13 6 (0.094%) SMPP
13 6 (0.094%) Unified Communications
14 5 (0.079%) PPP
15 4 (0.063%) SMTP
15 4 (0.063%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 838 (13.19%) NoSQL
2 777 (12.23%) MySQL
3 712 (11.21%) MongoDB
4 627 (9.87%) Relational Database
5 515 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 512 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
7 415 (6.53%) Big Data
8 320 (5.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 293 (4.61%) RDBMS
10 268 (4.22%) Hadoop
11 147 (2.31%) Redis
12 108 (1.70%) Blockchain
13 102 (1.61%) DB2
14 97 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 97 (1.53%) Oracle Database
15 61 (0.96%) Apache Hive
16 60 (0.94%) Hazelcast
17 59 (0.93%) Neo4j
18 54 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
19 33 (0.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,323 (20.82%) Maven
2 1,208 (19.01%) Git (software)
3 1,116 (17.56%) Jenkins
4 991 (15.60%) JUnit
5 509 (8.01%) Gradle
6 481 (7.57%) JIRA
7 392 (6.17%) Subversion
8 330 (5.19%) Eclipse
9 327 (5.15%) Cucumber
10 309 (4.86%) Selenium
11 260 (4.09%) Mockito
12 182 (2.86%) IntelliJ
13 177 (2.79%) Ant
14 166 (2.61%) Bitbucket
15 145 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 120 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
17 85 (1.34%) EasyMock
17 85 (1.34%) JMeter
18 82 (1.29%) SonarQube
18 82 (1.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1,518 (23.89%) Finance
2 647 (10.18%) Banking
3 319 (5.02%) Retail
4 262 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 231 (3.64%) Games
6 215 (3.38%) Advertising
7 207 (3.26%) Financial Institution
8 201 (3.16%) Marketing
9 133 (2.09%) Telecoms
10 126 (1.98%) Front Office
11 100 (1.57%) Electronics
12 92 (1.45%) Manufacturing
13 72 (1.13%) Law
14 68 (1.07%) Back Office
15 48 (0.76%) Publishing
16 36 (0.57%) Automotive
17 23 (0.36%) Retail Banking
18 18 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.22%) Billing
19 14 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4,652 (73.21%) Developer
2 4,114 (64.75%) Java Developer
3 1,249 (19.66%) Senior Developer
4 1,130 (17.78%) Senior Java Developer
5 702 (11.05%) Software Engineer
6 652 (10.26%) Java Engineer
7 417 (6.56%) Java Software Engineer
8 333 (5.24%) Architect
9 309 (4.86%) Software Developer
10 308 (4.85%) Lead Developer
11 267 (4.20%) Lead Java Developer
12 238 (3.75%) Java Software Developer
13 213 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
14 193 (3.04%) Senior Software Engineer
15 179 (2.82%) Senior Java Engineer
16 173 (2.72%) AWS Developer
17 141 (2.22%) Agile Developer
18 137 (2.16%) Agile Java Developer
19 130 (2.05%) JavaScript Developer
20 127 (2.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,142 (33.71%) Hibernate
2 1,817 (28.60%) Spring Boot
3 1,684 (26.50%) HTML
4 1,502 (23.64%) Web Services
5 1,357 (21.36%) CSS
6 1,344 (21.15%) AngularJS
7 1,294 (20.37%) REST
8 1,039 (16.35%) RESTful
9 878 (13.82%) J2EE
10 789 (12.42%) Java EE
11 749 (11.79%) React
12 718 (11.30%) XML
13 708 (11.14%) HTML5
14 690 (10.86%) Node.js
15 641 (10.09%) SOAP
16 635 (9.99%) Spring MVC
17 500 (7.87%) jQuery
18 449 (7.07%) JSON
19 422 (6.64%) JMS
20 395 (6.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 624 (9.82%) Greenfield Project
2 562 (8.84%) Computer Science
3 529 (8.33%) Fintech
4 352 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
5 344 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 188 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
7 180 (2.83%) User Experience
8 154 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 136 (2.14%) Cloud Native
10 129 (2.03%) Cyberthreat
11 110 (1.73%) Algorithms
12 96 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 92 (1.45%) Derivative
14 76 (1.20%) Hedge funds
15 69 (1.09%) Public Cloud
16 68 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
17 59 (0.93%) Wiki
18 54 (0.85%) Fixed Income
18 54 (0.85%) Virtual Team
19 51 (0.80%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 998 (15.71%) Linux
2 294 (4.63%) Unix
3 174 (2.74%) Windows
4 128 (2.01%) Android
5 95 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 77 (1.21%) CentOS
7 65 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 18 (0.28%) openSUSE
11 16 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 15 (0.24%) Solaris
13 14 (0.22%) Windows Server
14 8 (0.13%) FreeRTOS
15 6 (0.094%) Debian
16 3 (0.047%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.047%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.047%) MVS
17 2 (0.031%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.031%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,890 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,998 (31.44%) TDD
3 1,914 (30.12%) Microservices
4 1,644 (25.87%) Software Engineering
5 1,321 (20.79%) Scrum
6 1,129 (17.77%) MVC
7 1,067 (16.79%) DevOps
8 898 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
9 841 (13.24%) OO
10 784 (12.34%) BDD
11 705 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
12 626 (9.85%) Open Source
12 626 (9.85%) Test Automation
13 606 (9.54%) SDLC
14 570 (8.97%) Web Development
15 547 (8.61%) SOA
16 519 (8.17%) Mentoring
17 460 (7.24%) Unit Testing
18 428 (6.74%) E-Commerce
19 422 (6.64%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6,099 (95.99%) Java
2 2,219 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 2,094 (32.96%) SQL
4 1,995 (31.40%) Java 8
5 726 (11.43%) Python
6 460 (7.24%) Scala
7 428 (6.74%) C#
8 402 (6.33%) PHP
9 301 (4.74%) C++
10 257 (4.04%) PL/SQL
11 204 (3.21%) Groovy
12 165 (2.60%) Ruby
13 154 (2.42%) C
14 150 (2.36%) TypeScript
15 143 (2.25%) Kotlin
16 129 (2.03%) Shell Script
17 127 (2.00%) Go
18 125 (1.97%) Java 9
19 110 (1.73%) T-SQL
20 93 (1.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 861 (13.55%) Degree
2 293 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 184 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 91 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 78 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 75 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 38 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
8 15 (0.24%) PhD
9 11 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.17%) OCPJP
9 11 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (0.16%) DBS Check
11 9 (0.14%) ISEB
11 9 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.14%) Sun Certification
12 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.094%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.094%) Chartered Engineer
13 6 (0.094%) CITP
14 5 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (5.07%) QA
2 29 (0.46%) GDPR
3 17 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.19%) PMO
5 11 (0.17%) SLA
6 9 (0.14%) PSD2
7 8 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.079%) MiFID
11 4 (0.063%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.047%) DICOM
12 3 (0.047%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.031%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 1 (0.016%) HL7
14 1 (0.016%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1,179 (18.56%) Docker
2 36 (0.57%) HDFS
3 33 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 22 (0.35%) GridGain
6 16 (0.25%) Firmware
6 16 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.11%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.094%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.047%) LXC
12 2 (0.031%) etcd
12 2 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.016%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.016%) vCloud
13 1 (0.016%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.016%) vSphere
13 1 (0.016%) Xen
Systems Management
1 446 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 339 (5.34%) Ansible
3 272 (4.28%) Puppet
4 147 (2.31%) Terraform
5 145 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (0.77%) Salt
7 44 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
8 33 (0.52%) Kibana
9 31 (0.49%) Prometheus
10 20 (0.31%) Nagios
11 18 (0.28%) Rancher
12 17 (0.27%) logstash
13 16 (0.25%) Packer
14 14 (0.22%) Marathon
15 11 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
16 10 (0.16%) CloudHub
17 9 (0.14%) Cobbler
17 9 (0.14%) Graphite
17 9 (0.14%) Mesos
17 9 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,107 (17.42%) Oracle
2 263 (4.14%) Google
3 219 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 218 (3.43%) Red Hat
5 208 (3.27%) IBM
6 186 (2.93%) SAP
7 180 (2.83%) Sybase
8 109 (1.72%) Splunk
9 88 (1.38%) hybris
10 65 (1.02%) AppDynamics
11 60 (0.94%) Adobe
11 60 (0.94%) MuleSoft
12 57 (0.90%) TIBCO
13 56 (0.88%) Atlassian
14 51 (0.80%) WorldPay
15 49 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
15 49 (0.77%) VMware
16 39 (0.61%) Cognizant
17 30 (0.47%) New Relic
18 22 (0.35%) Solace