Period
to 18 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 100 82 73
Rank change year-on-year -18 -9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Spring 927 390 298
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.20% 3.73% 4.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.45% 7.58% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 670 369 237
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £57,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.09% -17.86% +16.67%
75th Percentile £90,000 £71,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £80,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 WFH option and a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12,443 5,145 3,484
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 42.98% 49.27% 47.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9,804 4,652 3,061
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.36% - +4.76%

Spring
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Spring as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Spring trend for jobs with a WFH option

Spring
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Spring.

Spring salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Spring
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Spring over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Spring salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, Spring job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Spring.

1 860 (92.77%) Java
2 480 (51.78%) Spring Boot
3 477 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
4 472 (50.92%) Microservices
5 395 (42.61%) AWS
6 350 (37.76%) Docker
7 320 (34.52%) Software Engineering
8 318 (34.30%) Kubernetes
9 296 (31.93%) DevOps
10 274 (29.56%) SQL
11 252 (27.18%) REST
12 241 (26.00%) Kafka
13 239 (25.78%) JavaScript
14 233 (25.13%) React
15 227 (24.49%) Azure
16 212 (22.87%) Jenkins
17 198 (21.36%) NoSQL
18 197 (21.25%) PostgreSQL
19 195 (21.04%) Git (software)
20 192 (20.71%) Social Skills
21 182 (19.63%) TDD
22 179 (19.31%) Relational Database
23 173 (18.66%) Scrum
24 171 (18.45%) Kotlin
25 167 (18.02%) RESTful
26 166 (17.91%) Hibernate
27 163 (17.58%) MySQL
27 163 (17.58%) Oracle
28 157 (16.94%) Finance
29 156 (16.83%) Web Services

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 82 (8.85%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (5.61%) Apache Solr
3 48 (5.18%) Confluence
4 37 (3.99%) Anypoint
4 37 (3.99%) Mule
4 37 (3.99%) Mule ESB
5 36 (3.88%) Tomcat
6 23 (2.48%) Apache Spark
7 21 (2.27%) Apache
8 9 (0.97%) JBoss
9 6 (0.65%) Apache Pulsar
9 6 (0.65%) nginx
10 4 (0.43%) CMS
10 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.22%) Kentico
12 2 (0.22%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (0.76%) InVision
1 7 (0.76%) Sketch
2 1 (0.11%) InDesign
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.22%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 395 (42.61%) AWS
2 227 (24.49%) Azure
3 123 (13.27%) GCP
4 89 (9.60%) Serverless
5 48 (5.18%) AWS Lambda
6 36 (3.88%) GitHub
6 36 (3.88%) OpenShift
7 31 (3.34%) SaaS
8 26 (2.80%) Datadog
9 17 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
10 12 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.29%) PaaS
11 8 (0.86%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.65%) Slack
13 5 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.32%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (0.32%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.22%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.59%) HTTP
2 3 (0.32%) 5G
2 3 (0.32%) SMS
3 2 (0.22%) Internet
4 1 (0.11%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.11%) DSL
4 1 (0.11%) Firewall
4 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.11%) Network Security
4 1 (0.11%) SSL
4 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (21.36%) NoSQL
2 197 (21.25%) PostgreSQL
3 179 (19.31%) Relational Database
4 163 (17.58%) MySQL
5 112 (12.08%) MongoDB
6 94 (10.14%) Redis
7 68 (7.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 64 (6.90%) Big Data
9 61 (6.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 49 (5.29%) Hadoop
10 49 (5.29%) RDBMS
11 30 (3.24%) SQL Server
12 26 (2.80%) Hazelcast
13 18 (1.94%) Amazon Aurora
14 13 (1.40%) MariaDB
15 11 (1.19%) Flink
16 9 (0.97%) DB2
17 5 (0.54%) Oracle Database
18 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
19 3 (0.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 212 (22.87%) Jenkins
2 195 (21.04%) Git (software)
3 105 (11.33%) Maven
4 90 (9.71%) JUnit
5 89 (9.60%) GitLab
6 70 (7.55%) JIRA
7 43 (4.64%) Subversion
8 42 (4.53%) Cucumber
9 39 (4.21%) Selenium
10 36 (3.88%) Gradle
11 26 (2.80%) Mockito
12 24 (2.59%) Eclipse
13 20 (2.16%) JMeter
14 14 (1.51%) Tricentis qTest
15 11 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.97%) Cypress.io
17 8 (0.86%) CircleCI
18 7 (0.76%) JBehave
18 7 (0.76%) PostCSS
18 7 (0.76%) webpack
General
1 192 (20.71%) Social Skills
2 157 (16.94%) Finance
3 109 (11.76%) Retail
4 40 (4.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 33 (3.56%) Marketing
6 29 (3.13%) Publishing
7 28 (3.02%) Banking
8 23 (2.48%) Advertising
8 23 (2.48%) Automotive
8 23 (2.48%) Public Sector
9 17 (1.83%) Electronics
9 17 (1.83%) Games
10 14 (1.51%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.19%) Law
12 10 (1.08%) Back Office
12 10 (1.08%) Retail Finance
13 9 (0.97%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.86%) Documentation Skills
15 7 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (0.54%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 546 (58.90%) Developer
2 455 (49.08%) Java Developer
3 210 (22.65%) Senior Developer
4 195 (21.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 152 (16.40%) Software Engineer
6 140 (15.10%) Java Engineer
7 85 (9.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 82 (8.85%) Architect
9 70 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
10 58 (6.26%) Senior Java Engineer
11 56 (6.04%) Technical Architect
12 43 (4.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 38 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
14 37 (3.99%) MuleSoft Developer
15 27 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
16 26 (2.80%) Technical Leader
17 25 (2.70%) Angular Developer
17 25 (2.70%) React Developer
18 24 (2.59%) Cloud Developer
19 23 (2.48%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (51.78%) Spring Boot
2 252 (27.18%) REST
3 241 (26.00%) Kafka
4 233 (25.13%) React
5 167 (18.02%) RESTful
6 166 (17.91%) Hibernate
7 156 (16.83%) Web Services
8 134 (14.46%) Node.js
9 132 (14.24%) CSS
10 124 (13.38%) HTML
11 97 (10.46%) AngularJS
12 93 (10.03%) XML
13 78 (8.41%) JSON
14 77 (8.31%) GraphQL
15 75 (8.09%) JMS
16 71 (7.66%) SOAP
17 70 (7.55%) Middleware
18 61 (6.58%) HTML5
19 55 (5.93%) Spring MVC
20 54 (5.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 142 (15.32%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (4.85%) iPad
4 42 (4.53%) Social Media
5 32 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 29 (3.13%) Data Structures
7 27 (2.91%) Algorithms
8 23 (2.48%) FMCG
9 22 (2.37%) User Experience
10 19 (2.05%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.19%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.19%) Online Games
11 11 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.76%) Cloud Native
14 6 (0.65%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.54%) Blog
15 5 (0.54%) Legacy Systems
15 5 (0.54%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 123 (13.27%) Linux
2 46 (4.96%) Unix
3 9 (0.97%) Android
4 7 (0.76%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.32%) Windows
6 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
7 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (51.46%) Agile Software Development
2 472 (50.92%) Microservices
3 320 (34.52%) Software Engineering
4 296 (31.93%) DevOps
5 182 (19.63%) TDD
6 173 (18.66%) Scrum
7 152 (16.40%) Full Stack Development
8 146 (15.75%) Open Source
9 135 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
10 117 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
11 100 (10.79%) Test Automation
12 91 (9.82%) Fintech
13 90 (9.71%) BDD
14 81 (8.74%) SOA
15 79 (8.52%) OO
16 78 (8.41%) MVC
17 76 (8.20%) Kanban
18 72 (7.77%) Mentoring
19 64 (6.90%) Event-Driven
20 59 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 860 (92.77%) Java
2 274 (29.56%) SQL
3 239 (25.78%) JavaScript
4 171 (18.45%) Kotlin
5 145 (15.64%) Java 8
6 84 (9.06%) TypeScript
7 76 (8.20%) Python
8 64 (6.90%) Go
9 57 (6.15%) Java 11
10 36 (3.88%) ES6
11 35 (3.78%) Groovy
12 32 (3.45%) Scala
13 18 (1.94%) C#
14 13 (1.40%) Bash
14 13 (1.40%) C++
14 13 (1.40%) PHP
15 10 (1.08%) Ruby
16 7 (0.76%) C-shell
16 7 (0.76%) ES7
17 4 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (8.20%) Degree
2 33 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.24%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.76%) SANS
6 3 (0.32%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.22%) ISEB
8 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.99%) QA
2 17 (1.83%) Accessibility
3 7 (0.76%) WCAG
4 4 (0.43%) SNOMED CT
5 3 (0.32%) GDPR
5 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) COREP
6 2 (0.22%) PSD2
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 350 (37.76%) Docker
2 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.11%) Postfix
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
3 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 318 (34.30%) Kubernetes
2 145 (15.64%) Terraform
3 115 (12.41%) Ansible
4 26 (2.80%) Prometheus
5 20 (2.16%) Kibana
6 18 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (1.62%) logstash
8 14 (1.51%) Puppet
9 13 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.32%) Grafana
12 2 (0.22%) Consul
12 2 (0.22%) Oozie
13 1 (0.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 163 (17.58%) Oracle
2 65 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.53%) Google
3 42 (4.53%) Twitter
4 39 (4.21%) MuleSoft
5 9 (0.97%) SAP
6 7 (0.76%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.65%) Elastic Path
7 6 (0.65%) Guidewire
7 6 (0.65%) YouTube
8 5 (0.54%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.43%) CA
9 4 (0.43%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.32%) Apple
10 3 (0.32%) hybris
10 3 (0.32%) IBM
10 3 (0.32%) Pega
10 3 (0.32%) Solace
10 3 (0.32%) WSO2
11 2 (0.22%) PayPal