The first table below looks at the demand for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 1 August 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 104 109 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -41
Permanent jobs citing Spring 169 155 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.36% 2.16% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.34% 4.51% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 148 143 256
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,861 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3163 3435 3551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.12% 47.84% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 3062 3257
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Spring
England

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Spring
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Spring Salary Trend in the North West

Spring
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spring across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Spring Salary Histogram in the North West

Spring
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Manchester +11 107 £41,250 +10.00% 26
Cheshire -17 32 £42,500 +2.40% 8
Lancashire +11 24 £33,500 -9.45% 4
Merseyside -3 5 £80,000 +113.33% 4
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 346 (97.74%) Java
2 215 (60.73%) Hibernate
3 169 (47.74%) J2EE
4 130 (36.72%) SQL
5 123 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (33.90%) JavaScript
7 118 (33.33%) HTML
8 108 (30.51%) Tomcat
9 102 (28.81%) Linux
10 92 (25.99%) Maven
11 90 (25.42%) XML
12 87 (24.58%) TDD
13 84 (23.73%) CSS
14 81 (22.88%) Scrum
14 81 (22.88%) jQuery
15 80 (22.60%) MySQL
16 77 (21.75%) MVC
17 74 (20.90%) Java EE
18 73 (20.62%) OO
19 71 (20.06%) Oracle
19 71 (20.06%) JSP
20 69 (19.49%) Web Services
21 67 (18.93%) E-Commerce
21 67 (18.93%) Software Engineering
22 62 (17.51%) Eclipse
23 58 (16.38%) JUnit
23 58 (16.38%) WebSphere
24 57 (16.10%) Servlets
25 56 (15.82%) Spring MVC
26 54 (15.25%) Degree

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 108 (30.51%) Tomcat
2 58 (16.38%) WebSphere
3 29 (8.19%) Apache
4 21 (5.93%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.11%) Apache Solr
5 11 (3.11%) CMS
6 9 (2.54%) Jetty
7 8 (2.26%) Confluence
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (1.69%) Commerce Server
8 6 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (1.69%) Drupal
8 6 (1.69%) concrete5
8 6 (1.69%) WordPress
8 6 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.41%) nginx
9 5 (1.41%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.85%) Mule
11 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.28%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.17%) HTTP
2 16 (4.52%) Internet
3 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (22.60%) MySQL
2 42 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 32 (9.04%) Relational Database
4 24 (6.78%) Hazelcast
5 15 (4.24%) Big Data
5 15 (4.24%) Hadoop
6 14 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.39%) DB2
8 10 (2.82%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.54%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.98%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.69%) Informix
11 6 (1.69%) Redis
11 6 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.69%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.56%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 92 (25.99%) Maven
2 62 (17.51%) Eclipse
3 58 (16.38%) JUnit
4 51 (14.41%) Subversion
5 40 (11.30%) Git (software)
6 35 (9.89%) Selenium
6 35 (9.89%) Jenkins
7 32 (9.04%) Ant
8 27 (7.63%) JIRA
9 16 (4.52%) NetBeans
9 16 (4.52%) Mockito
9 16 (4.52%) Hudson
10 11 (3.11%) Gerrit
11 10 (2.82%) Visual Studio
11 10 (2.82%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.98%) JMeter
13 6 (1.69%) Introscope
14 5 (1.41%) Gradle
15 3 (0.85%) MyEclipse
General
1 40 (11.30%) Finance
2 29 (8.19%) Retail
3 20 (5.65%) Automotive
4 8 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.98%) Games
6 5 (1.41%) Marketing
6 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.56%) Law
7 2 (0.56%) Legal
7 2 (0.56%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 314 (88.70%) Developer
2 295 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 90 (25.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 56 (15.82%) Senior Developer
5 54 (15.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 34 (9.60%) J2EE Developer
7 29 (8.19%) Software Engineer
8 25 (7.06%) Junior
8 25 (7.06%) Junior Developer
9 24 (6.78%) Junior Java Developer
10 23 (6.50%) Java Software Engineer
11 15 (4.24%) Graduate
12 13 (3.67%) Lead Java Developer
12 13 (3.67%) Lead Developer
13 11 (3.11%) Graduate Developer
13 11 (3.11%) Software Developer
14 9 (2.54%) Senior Software Engineer
14 9 (2.54%) Senior J2EE Developer
15 8 (2.26%) Web Developer
15 8 (2.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (60.73%) Hibernate
2 169 (47.74%) J2EE
3 118 (33.33%) HTML
4 90 (25.42%) XML
5 84 (23.73%) CSS
6 81 (22.88%) jQuery
7 74 (20.90%) Java EE
8 71 (20.06%) JSP
9 69 (19.49%) Web Services
10 57 (16.10%) Servlets
11 56 (15.82%) Spring MVC
12 47 (13.28%) XSLT
13 46 (12.99%) Struts
14 45 (12.71%) SOAP
15 44 (12.43%) JMS
16 38 (10.73%) JPA
16 38 (10.73%) Grails
17 31 (8.76%) DOM
17 31 (8.76%) J2SE
17 31 (8.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.97%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.93%) Open Source
3 18 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.52%) Mathematics
6 12 (3.39%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.69%) FMCG
8 4 (1.13%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.13%) Social Media
8 4 (1.13%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.85%) Clustering
9 3 (0.85%) W3C
10 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.28%) DataPower
11 1 (0.28%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 102 (28.81%) Linux
2 48 (13.56%) Windows
3 39 (11.02%) Android
4 35 (9.89%) UNIX
5 26 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.26%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) AIX
7 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (24.58%) TDD
3 81 (22.88%) Scrum
4 77 (21.75%) MVC
5 73 (20.62%) OO
6 67 (18.93%) E-Commerce
6 67 (18.93%) Software Engineering
7 44 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (11.58%) Web Development
9 22 (6.21%) Unit Testing
9 22 (6.21%) BDD
10 20 (5.65%) Web Application Development
11 17 (4.80%) Data Modelling
12 15 (4.24%) Mobile Application Development
13 13 (3.67%) Kanban
13 13 (3.67%) OOD
14 12 (3.39%) UML
15 11 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (3.11%) OOA/OOD
16 10 (2.82%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 346 (97.74%) Java
2 130 (36.72%) SQL
3 120 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.86%) XPath
5 19 (5.37%) C++
6 18 (5.08%) C#
7 15 (4.24%) PHP
8 10 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 10 (2.82%) Scala
9 6 (1.69%) C
10 5 (1.41%) Ruby
10 5 (1.41%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.13%) Groovy
12 2 (0.56%) Python
13 1 (0.28%) Clojure
13 1 (0.28%) Perl
13 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (15.25%) Degree
2 9 (2.54%) HND
3 5 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) MCSE
4 3 (0.85%) MCP
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (3.39%) Puppet
2 2 (0.56%) Hyperic
2 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 71 (20.06%) Oracle
2 44 (12.43%) JBoss
3 26 (7.34%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.65%) IBM
5 11 (3.11%) Google
6 8 (2.26%) Perforce
7 7 (1.98%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.98%) ATG
8 6 (1.69%) Compuware
8 6 (1.69%) HP
8 6 (1.69%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.41%) Epicor
10 4 (1.13%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.28%) Twitter
11 1 (0.28%) WSO2
11 1 (0.28%) Kony
11 1 (0.28%) Zend
11 1 (0.28%) Adobe
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