The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 69 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Spring 35 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.33% 2.78% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 7.96% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 22
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
Spring
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
560 427 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.36% 34.97% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 406 279 327
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Spring
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Spring Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Spring
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spring across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Spring Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 90 (97.83%) Java
2 81 (88.04%) Hibernate
3 52 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (45.65%) Web Services
5 40 (43.48%) JBoss
5 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 40 (43.48%) HTML
6 39 (42.39%) Jenkins
7 37 (40.22%) RESTful
8 36 (39.13%) CSS
9 35 (38.04%) SOA
10 33 (35.87%) JSON
10 33 (35.87%) Gherkin
11 32 (34.78%) BDD
12 28 (30.43%) Open Source
12 28 (30.43%) Selenium
12 28 (30.43%) Alfresco
12 28 (30.43%) Document Management
12 28 (30.43%) Maven
13 26 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (26.09%) Linux
14 24 (26.09%) jQuery
14 24 (26.09%) Unit Testing
15 22 (23.91%) Scrum
16 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
17 19 (20.65%) XML
17 19 (20.65%) XHTML
17 19 (20.65%) MVC
18 18 (19.57%) J2EE
18 18 (19.57%) Degree

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 28 (30.43%) Alfresco
2 9 (9.78%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.61%) Apache
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.61%) MySQL
3 5 (5.43%) Big Data
3 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 39 (42.39%) Jenkins
2 28 (30.43%) Selenium
2 28 (30.43%) Maven
3 15 (16.30%) Ant
3 15 (16.30%) Artifactory
4 8 (8.70%) JUnit
5 7 (7.61%) Subversion
6 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.09%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.09%) JIRA
8 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Games
4 3 (3.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (83.70%) Developer
2 64 (69.57%) Java Developer
3 25 (27.17%) Senior Developer
4 24 (26.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (13.04%) Java Team Leader
5 12 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 12 (13.04%) Technical Team Leader
6 8 (8.70%) Flash Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Programmer
8 5 (5.43%) Java Programmer
9 4 (4.35%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.17%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (2.17%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.17%) UI Programmer
11 1 (1.09%) Java Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.09%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (88.04%) Hibernate
2 42 (45.65%) Web Services
3 40 (43.48%) HTML
4 37 (40.22%) RESTful
5 36 (39.13%) CSS
6 33 (35.87%) JSON
6 33 (35.87%) Gherkin
7 24 (26.09%) jQuery
8 19 (20.65%) XML
8 19 (20.65%) XHTML
9 18 (19.57%) J2EE
10 15 (16.30%) Spring Security
11 13 (14.13%) Apache Flex
11 13 (14.13%) Ajax
11 13 (14.13%) JSF
12 11 (11.96%) XSLT
13 10 (10.87%) SOAP
14 9 (9.78%) Flash
15 8 (8.70%) Lucene
15 8 (8.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.43%) Open Source
2 16 (17.39%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) Life Science
6 2 (2.17%) PDA
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) UNIX
3 4 (4.35%) CentOS
3 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.35%) Fedora
4 2 (2.17%) Android
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.04%) SOA
3 32 (34.78%) BDD
4 28 (30.43%) Document Management
5 26 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 22 (23.91%) Scrum
8 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 19 (20.65%) MVC
10 15 (16.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (8.70%) Project Management
11 8 (8.70%) TDD
12 4 (4.35%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.35%) SIEM
12 4 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (4.35%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.35%) Information Security
12 4 (4.35%) OO
13 2 (2.17%) Time Management
13 2 (2.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (97.83%) Java
2 40 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.30%) SQL
4 8 (8.70%) C#
5 5 (5.43%) ActionScript
5 5 (5.43%) Python
6 2 (2.17%) XPath
7 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) GIAC
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) HDFS
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) JBoss
2 11 (11.96%) Adobe
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 4 (4.35%) Dell
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