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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 112 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Permanent jobs citing Spring 163 166 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 2.33% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 4.90% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 144 156 265
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -5.74%
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
3294 3389 3528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.35% 47.63% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2772 3033 3210
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,381
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
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 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 22 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 +7 104 £42,500 +10.38% 32
Cheshire -34 32 £41,250 +17.85% 19
Lancashire -1 23 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Merseyside -2 2 £37,500 - 3
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 326 (97.60%) Java
2 206 (61.68%) Hibernate
3 166 (49.70%) J2EE
4 123 (36.83%) SQL
5 114 (34.13%) JavaScript
6 113 (33.83%) Tomcat
7 110 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (32.34%) HTML
9 102 (30.54%) Linux
10 90 (26.95%) XML
11 89 (26.65%) Maven
12 83 (24.85%) CSS
13 82 (24.55%) Scrum
14 81 (24.25%) TDD
15 71 (21.26%) jQuery
16 70 (20.96%) MVC
17 68 (20.36%) E-Commerce
18 67 (20.06%) MySQL
19 63 (18.86%) Web Services
19 63 (18.86%) Software Engineering
19 63 (18.86%) WebSphere
20 61 (18.26%) JSP
21 58 (17.37%) Java EE
21 58 (17.37%) Spring MVC
22 57 (17.07%) Servlets
23 56 (16.77%) Oracle
24 55 (16.47%) OO
25 54 (16.17%) Computer Science
26 51 (15.27%) Windows
27 50 (14.97%) XSLT

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 113 (33.83%) Tomcat
2 63 (18.86%) WebSphere
3 33 (9.88%) Apache
4 17 (5.09%) WebLogic
5 11 (3.29%) CMS
6 10 (2.99%) Jetty
7 9 (2.69%) Apache Solr
8 8 (2.40%) Confluence
9 7 (2.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (2.10%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.80%) WordPress
10 6 (1.80%) Drupal
10 6 (1.80%) Commerce Server
10 6 (1.80%) concrete5
11 5 (1.50%) nginx
12 4 (1.20%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.90%) Mule
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.17%) HTTP
2 16 (4.79%) Internet
3 5 (1.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.06%) MySQL
2 40 (11.98%) SQL Server
3 32 (9.58%) Relational Database
4 30 (8.98%) Hazelcast
5 15 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.59%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.59%) Big Data
6 12 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.69%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.10%) Informix
10 6 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.20%) DB2
12 3 (0.90%) Redis
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 89 (26.65%) Maven
2 49 (14.67%) JUnit
3 48 (14.37%) Eclipse
4 47 (14.07%) Subversion
5 34 (10.18%) Git (software)
6 29 (8.68%) Selenium
6 29 (8.68%) JIRA
7 26 (7.78%) Jenkins
8 21 (6.29%) Ant
9 14 (4.19%) Mockito
10 11 (3.29%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.29%) Visual Studio
11 10 (2.99%) Hudson
12 8 (2.40%) NetBeans
12 8 (2.40%) Gerrit
13 7 (2.10%) Introscope
13 7 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (1.80%) Gradle
15 4 (1.20%) JMeter
15 4 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 33 (9.88%) Finance
2 29 (8.68%) Retail
3 22 (6.59%) Automotive
4 8 (2.40%) Games
5 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.50%) Marketing
6 4 (1.20%) Banking
6 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.90%) Legal
8 2 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 309 (92.51%) Developer
2 292 (87.43%) Java Developer
3 89 (26.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 53 (15.87%) Senior Developer
5 51 (15.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 30 (8.98%) J2EE Developer
7 26 (7.78%) Junior
7 26 (7.78%) Junior Java Developer
7 26 (7.78%) Junior Developer
8 23 (6.89%) Software Engineer
9 18 (5.39%) Java Software Engineer
10 14 (4.19%) Graduate
11 11 (3.29%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (2.99%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.69%) Lead Developer
13 9 (2.69%) Lead Java Developer
13 9 (2.69%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 9 (2.69%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (2.40%) Java Web Developer
14 8 (2.40%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (61.68%) Hibernate
2 166 (49.70%) J2EE
3 108 (32.34%) HTML
4 90 (26.95%) XML
5 83 (24.85%) CSS
6 71 (21.26%) jQuery
7 63 (18.86%) Web Services
8 61 (18.26%) JSP
9 58 (17.37%) Java EE
9 58 (17.37%) Spring MVC
10 57 (17.07%) Servlets
11 50 (14.97%) XSLT
12 49 (14.67%) JMS
13 43 (12.87%) Grails
14 42 (12.57%) SOAP
15 41 (12.28%) Struts
16 38 (11.38%) J2SE
17 37 (11.08%) DOM
17 37 (11.08%) XML Schema
17 37 (11.08%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.17%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.69%) Open Source
3 16 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 16 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.79%) Mathematics
4 9 (2.69%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.10%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.80%) FMCG
7 4 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.90%) Social Media
8 3 (0.90%) W3C
8 3 (0.90%) Clustering
9 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.60%) Xbox
10 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 102 (30.54%) Linux
2 51 (15.27%) Windows
3 44 (13.17%) Android
4 31 (9.28%) UNIX
5 29 (8.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.30%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.55%) Scrum
3 81 (24.25%) TDD
4 70 (20.96%) MVC
5 68 (20.36%) E-Commerce
6 63 (18.86%) Software Engineering
7 55 (16.47%) OO
8 36 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (9.58%) Web Development
10 22 (6.59%) BDD
11 18 (5.39%) Web Application Development
12 17 (5.09%) Data Modelling
13 15 (4.49%) Mobile Application Development
14 14 (4.19%) OOD
14 14 (4.19%) Unit Testing
15 13 (3.89%) Kanban
15 13 (3.89%) Pair Programming
16 10 (2.99%) UML
16 10 (2.99%) DevOps
17 9 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 326 (97.60%) Java
2 123 (36.83%) SQL
3 114 (34.13%) JavaScript
4 45 (13.47%) XPath
5 21 (6.29%) C++
6 18 (5.39%) C#
7 14 (4.19%) PHP
8 11 (3.29%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.69%) Scala
10 7 (2.10%) C
11 5 (1.50%) Groovy
11 5 (1.50%) Ruby
12 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.90%) Perl
13 2 (0.60%) Python
14 1 (0.30%) Clojure
14 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (14.07%) Degree
2 6 (1.80%) HND
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.90%) MCP
3 3 (0.90%) MCSE
4 2 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.39%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.99%) Puppet
2 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.60%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 56 (16.77%) Oracle
2 38 (11.38%) JBoss
3 29 (8.68%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.99%) IBM
5 10 (2.99%) Google
6 9 (2.69%) Perforce
7 7 (2.10%) Compuware
7 7 (2.10%) HP
7 7 (2.10%) ATG
7 7 (2.10%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.80%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.50%) Epicor
10 4 (1.20%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.30%) Twitter
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe
11 1 (0.30%) Zend
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