The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 33 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Spring 1 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.70% 6.80% 5.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 12.82% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 13
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Spring
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
71 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 49.65% 53.06% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 39
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Spring across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Spring
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Spring across the Belfast region.

Spring Salary Trend in Belfast

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Spring.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) JSP
4 2 (40.00%) Swing
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) J2SE
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) OO

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Spring also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Spring. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) JSF
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Swing
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) J2SE
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Java SE
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Grails
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Wicket
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase