The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 86 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Spring 33 49 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.85% 2.83% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.13% 6.30% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 46 72
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 778 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.94% 44.97% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 689 677 972
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Spring
North West

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Spring
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Spring Salary Trend in Cheshire

Spring
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spring across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Spring Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Spring
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -1 12 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Warrington -5 11 £40,000 +20.30%
Crewe +1 3 £42,500 -
Northwich +3 1 £32,000 -8.57%
Runcorn - 1 £60,000 -
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 53 (91.38%) Java
2 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (53.45%) Hibernate
3 31 (53.45%) SQL
4 30 (51.72%) TDD
5 22 (37.93%) HTML
5 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
6 20 (34.48%) JPA
7 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (31.03%) MySQL
7 18 (31.03%) CSS
8 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
9 16 (27.59%) Web Services
10 15 (25.86%) Java EE
10 15 (25.86%) JSON
10 15 (25.86%) JIRA
10 15 (25.86%) RESTful
11 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
12 13 (22.41%) WebSphere
12 13 (22.41%) J2EE
12 13 (22.41%) Windows
12 13 (22.41%) IBM
12 13 (22.41%) Open Source
13 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.97%) Oracle
14 11 (18.97%) JBoss
14 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
14 11 (18.97%) Retail
14 11 (18.97%) jQuery
14 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (22.41%) WebSphere
2 11 (18.97%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.34%) Commerce Server
3 6 (10.34%) CMS
3 6 (10.34%) Drupal
3 6 (10.34%) WordPress
3 6 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (10.34%) Confluence
3 6 (10.34%) concrete5
4 5 (8.62%) nginx
4 5 (8.62%) Apache
4 5 (8.62%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.45%) Mule
6 1 (1.72%) Jetty
6 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) HTTP
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) MySQL
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 5 (8.62%) Informix
6 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) JIRA
2 10 (17.24%) JUnit
3 9 (15.52%) Selenium
3 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.62%) Introscope
5 5 (8.62%) Mockito
5 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.90%) Maven
6 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.72%) Ant
8 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 11 (18.97%) Retail
2 8 (13.79%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (84.48%) Developer
2 41 (70.69%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.34%) UI Developer
3 6 (10.34%) UI Programmer
4 5 (8.62%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Java Software Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Software Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Systems Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (53.45%) Hibernate
2 22 (37.93%) HTML
3 20 (34.48%) JPA
4 18 (31.03%) CSS
5 16 (27.59%) Web Services
6 15 (25.86%) RESTful
6 15 (25.86%) Java EE
6 15 (25.86%) JSON
7 13 (22.41%) J2EE
8 11 (18.97%) jQuery
9 9 (15.52%) Java SE
9 9 (15.52%) Spring MVC
9 9 (15.52%) SOAP
9 9 (15.52%) XML
10 8 (13.79%) JDBC
10 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
11 7 (12.07%) CSS3
11 7 (12.07%) WSDL
11 7 (12.07%) JAX-RPC
11 7 (12.07%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Open Source
2 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.34%) FMCG
3 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.62%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) UNIX
3 6 (10.34%) Android
3 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 5 (8.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (51.72%) TDD
3 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
5 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (17.24%) MVC
8 8 (13.79%) Scrum
9 7 (12.07%) SOA
9 7 (12.07%) Web Development
10 6 (10.34%) Kanban
10 6 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (10.34%) Android Development
10 6 (10.34%) iOS Development
10 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.62%) ERP
11 5 (8.62%) Supply Chain Management
12 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (5.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (91.38%) Java
2 31 (53.45%) SQL
3 22 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.45%) C
5 2 (3.45%) XPath
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) IBM
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) JBoss
3 7 (12.07%) Perforce
4 6 (10.34%) Atlassian
4 6 (10.34%) Sitecore
4 6 (10.34%) ATG
5 5 (8.62%) Compuware
5 5 (8.62%) HP
5 5 (8.62%) Epicor
6 2 (3.45%) Google
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