The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 54 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Spring 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.25% 0.47% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 0.79% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,783 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -4.04%
Spring
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
161 253 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 40.15% 58.84% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 143 235 150
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Spring
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Spring Salary Trend in Leicester

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (92.86%) Hibernate
3 9 (64.29%) JBoss
3 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) REST
5 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
5 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Jetty
5 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
5 5 (35.71%) OOD
6 4 (28.57%) SOA
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) XHTML
6 4 (28.57%) Struts
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) XSD
6 4 (28.57%) XSL

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Web Developer
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 13 (92.86%) Hibernate
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) REST
5 4 (28.57%) JAX-WS
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) XSD
5 4 (28.57%) XSL
5 4 (28.57%) XHTML
5 4 (28.57%) Struts
5 4 (28.57%) WML
5 4 (28.57%) JDBC
5 4 (28.57%) JSP
5 4 (28.57%) Servlets
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) W3C
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) OOD
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) COBOL
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) JBoss
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) IBM