The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 96 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -18
Permanent jobs citing Spring 32 43 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.64% 2.71% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 5.73% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 41 81
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Spring
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
815 751 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.77% 47.32% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 701 672 823
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -2 17 £42,500 - 4
Crewe +2 5 £42,500 - 1
Warrington -19 4 £40,000 +49.53%
Knutsford -5 2 £48,750 +8.33%
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (90.74%) Java
2 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (61.11%) SQL
4 30 (55.56%) HTML
5 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 27 (50.00%) TDD
6 25 (46.30%) Hibernate
7 22 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (40.74%) E-Commerce
8 21 (38.89%) CSS
8 21 (38.89%) JPA
8 21 (38.89%) JIRA
9 19 (35.19%) RESTful
9 19 (35.19%) Web Services
10 18 (33.33%) Oracle
10 18 (33.33%) JSON
11 17 (31.48%) JUnit
12 16 (29.63%) MVC
12 16 (29.63%) Open Source
13 15 (27.78%) Spring MVC
13 15 (27.78%) jQuery
13 15 (27.78%) J2EE
13 15 (27.78%) XML
13 15 (27.78%) JDBC
14 14 (25.93%) MySQL
14 14 (25.93%) IBM
14 14 (25.93%) Java EE
14 14 (25.93%) WebSphere
14 14 (25.93%) Retail
15 13 (24.07%) Tomcat

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (25.93%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.07%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (12.96%) Apache
5 6 (11.11%) Drupal
5 6 (11.11%) Commerce Server
5 6 (11.11%) CMS
5 6 (11.11%) concrete5
5 6 (11.11%) WordPress
5 6 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (11.11%) Confluence
6 5 (9.26%) nginx
7 2 (3.70%) IIS
8 1 (1.85%) Jetty
8 1 (1.85%) Node.js
8 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) MySQL
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
4 9 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 8 (14.81%) Informix
6 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.85%) Redis
8 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) JIRA
2 17 (31.48%) JUnit
3 12 (22.22%) Selenium
3 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 9 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 8 (14.81%) Introscope
6 8 (14.81%) Mockito
7 7 (12.96%) Maven
8 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (9.26%) Ant
10 4 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (7.41%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.85%) Gradle
11 1 (1.85%) Subversion
11 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (25.93%) Retail
2 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 38 (70.37%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (11.11%) UI Developer
4 6 (11.11%) UI Programmer
5 5 (9.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Software Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Junior
8 1 (1.85%) Java Software Architect
8 1 (1.85%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) HTML
2 25 (46.30%) Hibernate
3 21 (38.89%) JPA
3 21 (38.89%) CSS
4 19 (35.19%) Web Services
4 19 (35.19%) RESTful
5 18 (33.33%) JSON
6 15 (27.78%) Spring MVC
6 15 (27.78%) XML
6 15 (27.78%) JDBC
6 15 (27.78%) J2EE
6 15 (27.78%) jQuery
7 14 (25.93%) Java EE
8 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 9 (16.67%) JAX-RS
9 9 (16.67%) JSP
9 9 (16.67%) Struts
10 8 (14.81%) XSL
10 8 (14.81%) SOAP
10 8 (14.81%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Open Source
2 8 (14.81%) N-Tier
2 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.11%) FMCG
3 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.11%) User Experience
4 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) UNIX
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Android
3 6 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) TDD
3 22 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (40.74%) E-Commerce
4 16 (29.63%) MVC
5 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.96%) Web Development
6 7 (12.96%) SOA
6 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (11.11%) Android Development
7 6 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 6 (11.11%) Kanban
7 6 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.26%) ERP
8 5 (9.26%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (90.74%) Java
2 33 (61.11%) SQL
3 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 14 (25.93%) IBM
3 9 (16.67%) JBoss
4 8 (14.81%) Perforce
4 8 (14.81%) Compuware
4 8 (14.81%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 6 (11.11%) Sitecore
5 6 (11.11%) ATG
6 5 (9.26%) Epicor
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
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