The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 52 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Spring 21 16 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.16% 3.33% 7.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.68% 6.50% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 31
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £22,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
370 246 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.72% 51.14% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 329 217 292
Average salary £40,000 £32,528 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.97% -13.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Spring
North West

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Spring
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Spring Salary Trend in Merseyside

Spring
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spring across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Spring Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Spring
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -1 20 £57,500 +48.38%
Spring
North West

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (72.73%) Hibernate
3 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (65.91%) HTML
5 27 (61.36%) Maven
6 26 (59.09%) J2EE
7 25 (56.82%) JSP
7 25 (56.82%) Java EE
8 24 (54.55%) Servlets
8 24 (54.55%) CSS
8 24 (54.55%) MVC
9 23 (52.27%) TDD
10 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (50.00%) JPA
11 21 (47.73%) Scrum
12 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
13 18 (40.91%) UNIX
13 18 (40.91%) Open Source
14 16 (36.36%) Spring MVC
14 16 (36.36%) WebSphere
14 16 (36.36%) MySQL
14 16 (36.36%) JUnit
14 16 (36.36%) Middleware
14 16 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
15 15 (34.09%) OOA/OOD
15 15 (34.09%) Apache Axis
16 14 (31.82%) Apache CXF
16 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
16 14 (31.82%) JSF
16 14 (31.82%) Finance

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 12 (27.27%) Apache
3 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
4 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (18.18%) GlassFish
4 8 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
4 8 (18.18%) WebLogic Integration
4 8 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.09%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.27%) Jetty
6 1 (2.27%) Liferay
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Intranet
1 8 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) MySQL
2 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.36%) Apache Hive
4 5 (11.36%) Redis
4 5 (11.36%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (61.36%) Maven
2 16 (36.36%) JUnit
3 13 (29.55%) Ant
3 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
4 11 (25.00%) Hudson
4 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (20.45%) Eclipse
6 5 (11.36%) Subversion
6 5 (11.36%) Selenium
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
7 1 (2.27%) Log4j
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (86.36%) Developer
2 37 (84.09%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Consultant
5 7 (15.91%) Java Consultant
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Junior Java Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Junior
10 1 (2.27%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.27%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) Hibernate
2 29 (65.91%) HTML
3 26 (59.09%) J2EE
4 25 (56.82%) JSP
4 25 (56.82%) Java EE
5 24 (54.55%) Servlets
5 24 (54.55%) CSS
6 22 (50.00%) JPA
7 16 (36.36%) Spring MVC
7 16 (36.36%) Middleware
7 16 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
8 15 (34.09%) Apache Axis
9 14 (31.82%) Apache CXF
9 14 (31.82%) JSF
10 12 (27.27%) jQuery
10 12 (27.27%) Struts
11 11 (25.00%) Web Services
11 11 (25.00%) XML
11 11 (25.00%) Spring Security
12 9 (20.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Open Source
2 8 (18.18%) DataPower
2 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 8 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (15.91%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) UNIX
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) MVC
3 23 (52.27%) TDD
4 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (47.73%) Scrum
6 15 (34.09%) OOA/OOD
7 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.00%) Migration
8 11 (25.00%) DSDM
8 11 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 11 (25.00%) Web Development
9 9 (20.45%) UML
10 8 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
10 8 (18.18%) TOGAF
10 8 (18.18%) AOP
10 8 (18.18%) Use Case
10 8 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (18.18%) OO
10 8 (18.18%) User Stories
10 8 (18.18%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Scala
7 5 (11.36%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
1 11 (25.00%) WSO2
2 10 (22.73%) IBM
3 9 (20.45%) JBoss
4 8 (18.18%) Kony
5 1 (2.27%) Zend
5 1 (2.27%) Google