The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 66 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Spring 26 30 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.66% 2.80% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.10% 5.73% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 0
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Spring
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
366 524 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.46% 48.97% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 309 449 297
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Spring
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Spring Salary Trend in Kent

Spring
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spring across the Kent region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Spring Salary Histogram in Kent

Spring
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Kent region over the 3 months to 15 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
West Malling +5 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Sittingbourne - 2 £47,500 -
Spring
South East

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 59 (95.16%) Java
2 51 (82.26%) JavaScript
3 46 (74.19%) Maven
4 41 (66.13%) VB
4 41 (66.13%) .NET
5 39 (62.90%) HTML
6 36 (58.06%) OO
6 36 (58.06%) OOD
7 35 (56.45%) Hibernate
7 35 (56.45%) JSON
7 35 (56.45%) REST
8 34 (54.84%) Spring Integration
8 34 (54.84%) CSS
9 32 (51.61%) MVC
9 32 (51.61%) VB6
10 31 (50.00%) MySQL
11 30 (48.39%) Oracle
12 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
13 27 (43.55%) E-Commerce
14 25 (40.32%) Dojo
15 17 (27.42%) VB.NET
16 14 (22.58%) Publishing
17 12 (19.35%) RDBMS
17 12 (19.35%) SQL
17 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
18 11 (17.74%) J2EE
19 10 (16.13%) Eclipse
20 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
20 9 (14.52%) Open Source
20 9 (14.52%) NetBeans

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.00%) MySQL
2 29 (46.77%) SQL Server
3 12 (19.35%) RDBMS
3 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (74.19%) Maven
2 10 (16.13%) Eclipse
3 9 (14.52%) NetBeans
4 4 (6.45%) JUnit
5 3 (4.84%) Subversion
6 2 (3.23%) jMock
6 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.23%) Mockito
6 2 (3.23%) Ant
6 2 (3.23%) Gradle
7 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.61%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (1.61%) PVCS
General
1 14 (22.58%) Publishing
2 6 (9.68%) Games
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 3 (4.84%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (79.03%) Developer
2 35 (56.45%) Java Developer
3 17 (27.42%) Senior Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Software Developer
5 15 (24.19%) Web Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Senior Web Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Technical Design Authority
7 8 (12.90%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Design Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Junior Java Software Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Junior
10 2 (3.23%) Junior Java Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Junior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (66.13%) .NET
2 39 (62.90%) HTML
3 35 (56.45%) REST
3 35 (56.45%) Hibernate
3 35 (56.45%) JSON
4 34 (54.84%) CSS
4 34 (54.84%) Spring Integration
5 25 (40.32%) Dojo
6 11 (17.74%) J2EE
7 6 (9.68%) Struts
7 6 (9.68%) XML
8 5 (8.06%) J2SE
9 4 (6.45%) JPA
10 3 (4.84%) OAuth
10 3 (4.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (4.84%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (4.84%) JSF
10 3 (4.84%) JSP
11 2 (3.23%) GWT
11 2 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Open Source
2 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) OO
1 36 (58.06%) OOD
2 32 (51.61%) MVC
3 27 (43.55%) E-Commerce
4 9 (14.52%) Mentoring
5 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.29%) Scrum
7 6 (9.68%) Use Case
7 6 (9.68%) Coaching
7 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.68%) Project Management
8 5 (8.06%) TDD
9 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (4.84%) Web Development
10 3 (4.84%) UML
10 3 (4.84%) SOA
10 3 (4.84%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.84%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 59 (95.16%) Java
2 51 (82.26%) JavaScript
3 41 (66.13%) VB
4 32 (51.61%) VB6
5 17 (27.42%) VB.NET
6 12 (19.35%) SQL
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
8 2 (3.23%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Google
2 3 (4.84%) Facebook
2 3 (4.84%) Twitter
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
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