The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 35 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Spring 16 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 6.78% 5.24% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.78% 17.72% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 9
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,861
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.52%
Spring
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
90 79 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 38.14% 29.59% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 58 71 77
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Spring
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Spring Salary Trend in Chester

Spring
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spring across the Chester region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Spring Salary Histogram in Chester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 21 (91.30%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) J2EE
3 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 14 (60.87%) HTML
5 13 (56.52%) Web Services
5 13 (56.52%) jQuery
6 12 (52.17%) TDD
7 11 (47.83%) JUnit
8 10 (43.48%) Oracle
8 10 (43.48%) CSS
8 10 (43.48%) Pair Programming
9 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
9 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
9 9 (39.13%) RESTful
9 9 (39.13%) SDLC
10 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
10 8 (34.78%) JDBC
10 8 (34.78%) XML
10 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
10 8 (34.78%) Scrum
10 8 (34.78%) MVC
11 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (30.43%) Spring MVC
11 7 (30.43%) JSON
11 7 (30.43%) HTML5
11 7 (30.43%) CSS3
12 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (26.09%) AngularJS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) JUnit
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (26.09%) Ant
3 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
3 6 (26.09%) Maven
4 5 (21.74%) JIRA
4 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
5 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (17.39%) Subversion
5 4 (17.39%) Selenium
6 3 (13.04%) IntelliJ
7 2 (8.70%) NetBeans
7 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
7 2 (8.70%) Calabash
7 2 (8.70%) Gradle
8 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
8 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) J2EE
2 14 (60.87%) HTML
3 13 (56.52%) Web Services
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) RESTful
6 8 (34.78%) JDBC
6 8 (34.78%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
7 7 (30.43%) HTML5
7 7 (30.43%) CSS3
7 7 (30.43%) JSON
7 7 (30.43%) Spring MVC
8 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
9 5 (21.74%) Struts
9 5 (21.74%) JPA
10 4 (17.39%) JSP
11 3 (13.04%) SOAP
11 3 (13.04%) Ajax
11 3 (13.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Pair Programming
4 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) SDLC
5 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (26.09%) Refactoring
8 5 (21.74%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (21.74%) Kanban
8 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
9 4 (17.39%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
9 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
10 3 (13.04%) Coaching
10 3 (13.04%) Web Development
11 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) PL/SQL
5 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) XPath
7 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) ATG
2 2 (8.70%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
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