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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 117 87 81
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -6
Permanent jobs citing Spring 147 183 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 2.70% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 5.44% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 130 164 222
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
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
3058 3361 3541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.19% 49.65% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2624 2994 3173
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £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 October 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 October 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 -4 103 £41,500 +3.75% 28
Cheshire -48 21 £42,500 +9.67% 7
Lancashire -9 16 £37,000 +13.84% 2
Merseyside +8 3 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 302 (98.37%) Java
2 179 (58.31%) Hibernate
3 173 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (47.56%) J2EE
5 102 (33.22%) HTML
5 102 (33.22%) Tomcat
6 95 (30.94%) SQL
7 94 (30.62%) JavaScript
8 92 (29.97%) Linux
9 90 (29.32%) Maven
10 77 (25.08%) XML
11 75 (24.43%) CSS
12 74 (24.10%) Scrum
13 70 (22.80%) E-Commerce
14 68 (22.15%) TDD
15 67 (21.82%) MVC
16 66 (21.50%) Software Engineering
17 58 (18.89%) WebSphere
18 54 (17.59%) Java EE
19 52 (16.94%) Web Services
20 50 (16.29%) Grails
20 50 (16.29%) HTTP
20 50 (16.29%) SOAP
21 49 (15.96%) Spring MVC
21 49 (15.96%) jQuery
21 49 (15.96%) Android
22 48 (15.64%) JMS
23 47 (15.31%) Servlets
23 47 (15.31%) Oracle
23 47 (15.31%) JUnit

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 102 (33.22%) Tomcat
2 58 (18.89%) WebSphere
3 41 (13.36%) Apache
4 36 (11.73%) JBoss
5 9 (2.93%) Jetty
6 8 (2.61%) Confluence
6 8 (2.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 8 (2.61%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (1.95%) concrete5
7 6 (1.95%) Drupal
7 6 (1.95%) WordPress
7 6 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.95%) Commerce Server
7 6 (1.95%) CMS
8 5 (1.63%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.63%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.98%) nginx
10 2 (0.65%) IIS
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.29%) HTTP
2 16 (5.21%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.98%) MySQL
2 39 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 33 (10.75%) Hazelcast
4 31 (10.10%) Relational Database
5 17 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.91%) Big Data
7 12 (3.91%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.58%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.26%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.61%) Informix
11 6 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.98%) Redis
14 2 (0.65%) Mahout
14 2 (0.65%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
14 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 90 (29.32%) Maven
2 47 (15.31%) JUnit
3 43 (14.01%) Eclipse
4 40 (13.03%) Selenium
5 36 (11.73%) Git (software)
6 29 (9.45%) JIRA
7 28 (9.12%) Jenkins
8 21 (6.84%) Subversion
9 14 (4.56%) Gradle
10 13 (4.23%) Cucumber
11 11 (3.58%) Visual Studio
12 10 (3.26%) Mockito
12 10 (3.26%) Ant
13 8 (2.61%) NetBeans
13 8 (2.61%) Introscope
14 6 (1.95%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.63%) Karma Test Runner
16 4 (1.30%) Gerrit
17 3 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (11.07%) Retail
2 26 (8.47%) Automotive
3 22 (7.17%) Finance
4 8 (2.61%) Games
5 7 (2.28%) Advertising
6 5 (1.63%) Banking
7 4 (1.30%) Marketing
7 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.98%) Legal
8 3 (0.98%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.65%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Military
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (92.18%) Developer
2 267 (86.97%) Java Developer
3 64 (20.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 54 (17.59%) Senior Developer
5 51 (16.61%) Senior Java Developer
6 31 (10.10%) Software Engineer
7 25 (8.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 20 (6.51%) J2EE Developer
9 12 (3.91%) Junior Developer
9 12 (3.91%) Junior Java Developer
9 12 (3.91%) Graduate
9 12 (3.91%) Junior
10 11 (3.58%) Software Developer
10 11 (3.58%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
12 9 (2.93%) Graduate Java Developer
13 8 (2.61%) Java Web Developer
13 8 (2.61%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.28%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 7 (2.28%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (58.31%) Hibernate
2 146 (47.56%) J2EE
3 102 (33.22%) HTML
4 77 (25.08%) XML
5 75 (24.43%) CSS
6 54 (17.59%) Java EE
7 52 (16.94%) Web Services
8 50 (16.29%) Grails
8 50 (16.29%) SOAP
9 49 (15.96%) Spring MVC
9 49 (15.96%) jQuery
10 48 (15.64%) JMS
11 47 (15.31%) Servlets
12 45 (14.66%) JSP
12 45 (14.66%) XSLT
13 43 (14.01%) J2SE
14 40 (13.03%) XML Schema
15 39 (12.70%) SAX
15 39 (12.70%) DOM
16 36 (11.73%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.66%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.86%) Open Source
3 17 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.56%) User Experience
5 12 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.58%) Data Structures
6 11 (3.58%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.93%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.93%) Xbox
8 8 (2.61%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.95%) FMCG
10 3 (0.98%) Clustering
10 3 (0.98%) Social Media
11 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.65%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.97%) Linux
2 49 (15.96%) Android
3 45 (14.66%) Windows
4 31 (10.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (6.19%) UNIX
6 9 (2.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.10%) Scrum
3 70 (22.80%) E-Commerce
4 68 (22.15%) TDD
5 67 (21.82%) MVC
6 66 (21.50%) Software Engineering
7 32 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (6.84%) BDD
9 17 (5.54%) OOP
9 17 (5.54%) Mentoring
10 15 (4.89%) Configuration Management
11 14 (4.56%) OO
11 14 (4.56%) OOD
11 14 (4.56%) Pair Programming
12 13 (4.23%) Release Management
13 12 (3.91%) Change Control
13 12 (3.91%) Logistics
13 12 (3.91%) Web Development
14 10 (3.26%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (3.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (98.37%) Java
2 95 (30.94%) SQL
3 94 (30.62%) JavaScript
4 40 (13.03%) XPath
5 21 (6.84%) C#
6 16 (5.21%) C++
6 16 (5.21%) PHP
7 14 (4.56%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.28%) C
9 6 (1.95%) Groovy
10 3 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.65%) Scala
11 2 (0.65%) Perl
11 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.33%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 37 (12.05%) Degree
2 2 (0.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (3.26%) Puppet
2 4 (1.30%) Hyperic
3 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 47 (15.31%) Oracle
2 33 (10.75%) Red Hat
3 16 (5.21%) IBM
4 8 (2.61%) Compuware
4 8 (2.61%) HP
4 8 (2.61%) Perforce
5 7 (2.28%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.95%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.95%) ATG
7 3 (0.98%) Epicor
8 2 (0.65%) Google
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) Twitter
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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