Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK > Wales
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 40 65
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 -22
Permanent jobs citing Spring 71 80 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.92% 4.73% 4.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.87% 12.46% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 62 77 70
Median annual salary £43,678 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.47% -6.25% -11.64%
10th Percentile £30,882 £27,650 £30,450
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £66,375
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 598 642 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.41% 37.97% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 510 573 565
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,625 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £56,850 £53,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Spring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Wales

Spring
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Spring in Wales.

Salary trend for Spring in Wales

Spring
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Spring in Wales over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Spring in Wales

Spring
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Wales region over the 6 months to 3 June 2020. 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
South Wales -3 70 £44,000 +27.72% 5
West Wales 0 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Spring
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Spring.

1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.85%) Docker
3 29 (40.85%) Kubernetes
4 27 (38.03%) WebSphere
5 26 (36.62%) REST
5 26 (36.62%) SQL
5 26 (36.62%) Web Services
5 26 (36.62%) Tomcat
6 24 (33.80%) IBM
6 24 (33.80%) Test Automation
7 23 (32.39%) SOAP
8 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
9 21 (29.58%) Spring Boot
10 20 (28.17%) Hibernate
11 19 (26.76%) Azure
12 18 (25.35%) Scala
12 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
12 18 (25.35%) JUnit
13 17 (23.94%) Finance
13 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
13 17 (23.94%) MongoDB
13 17 (23.94%) DevOps
13 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
14 16 (22.54%) Performance Optimisation
14 16 (22.54%) Continuous Deployment
14 16 (22.54%) Maven
14 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
15 15 (21.13%) RESTful
15 15 (21.13%) Java 8

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 27 (38.03%) WebSphere
2 26 (36.62%) Tomcat
3 10 (14.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (9.86%) Apache
5 5 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.41%) Confluence
6 1 (1.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.76%) Azure
2 13 (18.31%) AWS
3 5 (7.04%) GCP
4 4 (5.63%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.41%) Datadog
6 1 (1.41%) GitHub
6 1 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Broadband
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) MongoDB
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
3 14 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (14.08%) RDBMS
4 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.86%) NoSQL
6 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.63%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.82%) MySQL
9 1 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.41%) Big Data
9 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) JUnit
2 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
3 16 (22.54%) Maven
4 11 (15.49%) Selenium
5 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.63%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.41%) Ant
7 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.41%) Gradle
7 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.41%) JIRA
7 1 (1.41%) Liquibase
7 1 (1.41%) Subversion
7 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Advertising
3 6 (8.45%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Retail
5 3 (4.23%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.41%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (76.06%) Developer
2 48 (67.61%) Java Developer
3 29 (40.85%) Senior Developer
4 26 (36.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (15.49%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Java Scala Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Scala Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (1.41%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) REST
1 26 (36.62%) Web Services
2 23 (32.39%) SOAP
3 21 (29.58%) Spring Boot
4 20 (28.17%) Hibernate
5 15 (21.13%) RESTful
6 14 (19.72%) IBM Integration Bus
6 14 (19.72%) Play Framework
7 13 (18.31%) Java SE
8 10 (14.08%) Struts
9 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
9 9 (12.68%) Dropwizard
10 8 (11.27%) JSON
11 7 (9.86%) JMS
12 5 (7.04%) Java EE
12 5 (7.04%) JDBC
12 5 (7.04%) JPA
12 5 (7.04%) React
12 5 (7.04%) XML
13 4 (5.63%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.80%) Test Automation
3 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
4 17 (23.94%) DevOps
5 16 (22.54%) Continuous Deployment
5 16 (22.54%) Performance Optimisation
6 13 (18.31%) Line Management
6 13 (18.31%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (15.49%) Microservices
7 11 (15.49%) Unit Testing
8 10 (14.08%) Open Source
9 9 (12.68%) BDD
9 9 (12.68%) SDLC
10 7 (9.86%) Time Management
11 6 (8.45%) Scrum
11 6 (8.45%) TDD
12 5 (7.04%) API Development
12 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.04%) Insurtech
13 4 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (36.62%) SQL
3 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.35%) Scala
4 15 (21.13%) Java 8
5 11 (15.49%) Python
6 9 (12.68%) Go
7 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.63%) XPath
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) C#
9 1 (1.41%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (8.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 29 (40.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (40.85%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.23%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) IBM
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) Perforce
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) SAP