The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 131 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +15
Permanent jobs citing Spring 133 217 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.82% 3.19% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.36% 6.33% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 116 196 223
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
Spring
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3053 3429 4224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.73% 50.49% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 3048 3830
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -44 88 £42,500 +10.38% 11
Cheshire -38 21 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Lancashire -12 15 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Merseyside 0 2 £46,750 +24.66% 4
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 287 (99.31%) Java
2 179 (61.94%) Hibernate
3 157 (54.33%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (47.75%) J2EE
5 106 (36.68%) HTML
6 95 (32.87%) JavaScript
7 94 (32.53%) SQL
7 94 (32.53%) Tomcat
8 84 (29.07%) Maven
9 77 (26.64%) Linux
10 73 (25.26%) MVC
11 71 (24.57%) XML
12 68 (23.53%) CSS
12 68 (23.53%) E-Commerce
13 67 (23.18%) Oracle
14 64 (22.15%) JSP
14 64 (22.15%) Scrum
15 61 (21.11%) TDD
16 57 (19.72%) Software Engineering
17 55 (19.03%) Web Services
18 54 (18.69%) JUnit
19 53 (18.34%) SOAP
20 52 (17.99%) Eclipse
21 50 (17.30%) Java EE
22 47 (16.26%) Selenium
22 47 (16.26%) jQuery
23 45 (15.57%) Git (software)
23 45 (15.57%) WebSphere
24 44 (15.22%) Spring MVC
25 43 (14.88%) JBoss

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 94 (32.53%) Tomcat
2 45 (15.57%) WebSphere
3 43 (14.88%) JBoss
4 41 (14.19%) Apache
5 8 (2.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (2.77%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (2.77%) Jetty
6 7 (2.42%) Confluence
7 6 (2.08%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.38%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.04%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.04%) Mule
9 3 (1.04%) WordPress
9 3 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.04%) CMS
9 3 (1.04%) Drupal
9 3 (1.04%) concrete5
10 2 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.49%) HTTP
2 15 (5.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.49%) MySQL
2 35 (12.11%) SQL Server
3 31 (10.73%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.57%) Hazelcast
5 17 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.15%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.81%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.46%) MongoDB
10 9 (3.11%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.77%) Informix
11 8 (2.77%) Big Data
12 4 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
14 2 (0.69%) DB2
14 2 (0.69%) Mahout
15 1 (0.35%) CouchDB
15 1 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 84 (29.07%) Maven
2 54 (18.69%) JUnit
3 52 (17.99%) Eclipse
4 47 (16.26%) Selenium
5 45 (15.57%) Git (software)
6 34 (11.76%) Jenkins
7 31 (10.73%) JIRA
8 20 (6.92%) Gradle
9 17 (5.88%) Subversion
10 14 (4.84%) Ant
10 14 (4.84%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.81%) Mockito
12 8 (2.77%) NetBeans
12 8 (2.77%) Introscope
12 8 (2.77%) Visual Studio
13 7 (2.42%) Jasmine
14 6 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (1.38%) Gerrit
16 3 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (10.73%) Retail
2 24 (8.30%) Automotive
3 22 (7.61%) Finance
4 9 (3.11%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.77%) Military
6 7 (2.42%) Banking
6 7 (2.42%) Games
6 7 (2.42%) Advertising
7 5 (1.73%) Marketing
8 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.04%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.04%) Publishing
9 3 (1.04%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.69%) Back Office
10 2 (0.69%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 267 (92.39%) Developer
2 254 (87.89%) Java Developer
3 54 (18.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 51 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 48 (16.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (10.38%) Software Engineer
7 24 (8.30%) Java Software Engineer
8 20 (6.92%) J2EE Developer
9 11 (3.81%) Junior Java Developer
9 11 (3.81%) Junior Developer
9 11 (3.81%) Web Developer
9 11 (3.81%) Software Developer
9 11 (3.81%) Junior
9 11 (3.81%) Java Web Developer
10 9 (3.11%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.11%) Java Team Leader
11 8 (2.77%) Senior Software Engineer
12 7 (2.42%) Graduate
12 7 (2.42%) Graduate Developer
12 7 (2.42%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (61.94%) Hibernate
2 138 (47.75%) J2EE
3 106 (36.68%) HTML
4 71 (24.57%) XML
5 68 (23.53%) CSS
6 64 (22.15%) JSP
7 55 (19.03%) Web Services
8 53 (18.34%) SOAP
9 50 (17.30%) Java EE
10 47 (16.26%) jQuery
11 44 (15.22%) Spring MVC
12 40 (13.84%) JMS
13 39 (13.49%) XSLT
14 38 (13.15%) JDBC
15 37 (12.80%) Servlets
15 37 (12.80%) Grails
16 35 (12.11%) Struts
17 31 (10.73%) J2SE
18 28 (9.69%) XML Schema
18 28 (9.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.65%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.84%) Open Source
4 12 (4.15%) Xbox
5 11 (3.81%) User Experience
6 8 (2.77%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.38%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.38%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.04%) FMCG
9 3 (1.04%) Clustering
9 3 (1.04%) Social Media
10 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) DTV
11 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 77 (26.64%) Linux
2 34 (11.76%) Android
3 24 (8.30%) Windows
4 21 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.19%) UNIX
6 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (54.33%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.26%) MVC
3 68 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 64 (22.15%) Scrum
5 61 (21.11%) TDD
6 57 (19.72%) Software Engineering
7 30 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (8.65%) BDD
9 21 (7.27%) OOP
10 19 (6.57%) Change Control
11 17 (5.88%) Configuration Management
11 17 (5.88%) Pair Programming
12 16 (5.54%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.19%) Release Management
13 15 (5.19%) OOD
14 13 (4.50%) Logistics
15 12 (4.15%) Automated Testing
15 12 (4.15%) Asset Management
15 12 (4.15%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 287 (99.31%) Java
2 95 (32.87%) JavaScript
3 94 (32.53%) SQL
4 30 (10.38%) XPath
5 23 (7.96%) PL/SQL
6 18 (6.23%) C++
7 16 (5.54%) PHP
7 16 (5.54%) C#
8 11 (3.81%) C
9 6 (2.08%) Groovy
10 4 (1.38%) Scala
11 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.69%) Perl
12 2 (0.69%) RPG
13 1 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 31 (10.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (3.46%) Puppet
2 4 (1.38%) Hyperic
3 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 67 (23.18%) Oracle
2 23 (7.96%) Red Hat
3 14 (4.84%) IBM
4 10 (3.46%) Perforce
5 8 (2.77%) Compuware
5 8 (2.77%) HP
6 4 (1.38%) ATG
6 4 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.04%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.69%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.69%) BT
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe
9 1 (0.35%) SAP
9 1 (0.35%) hybris
9 1 (0.35%) Demandware
9 1 (0.35%) Twitter
9 1 (0.35%) Google
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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