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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 76 123 95
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -28
Permanent jobs citing Spring 235 160 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.46% 2.18% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.81% 4.91% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 193 139 151
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
2666 3256 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.29% 44.28% 47.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2292 2750 2936
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +25 142 £42,500 - 23
Cheshire +15 55 £43,750 +2.94% 17
Lancashire +2 20 £40,000 +8.10% 4
Merseyside +24 17 £36,750 -2.00% 5
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 347 (97.47%) Java
2 234 (65.73%) Hibernate
3 217 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 165 (46.35%) J2EE
6 146 (41.01%) SQL
7 144 (40.45%) HTML
8 131 (36.80%) Web Services
9 124 (34.83%) CSS
9 124 (34.83%) TDD
10 118 (33.15%) Java EE
11 111 (31.18%) Oracle
12 110 (30.90%) MVC
12 110 (30.90%) Degree
13 99 (27.81%) Software Engineering
14 95 (26.69%) Maven
14 95 (26.69%) Scrum
15 92 (25.84%) SOAP
16 78 (21.91%) XML
16 78 (21.91%) Tomcat
17 74 (20.79%) MySQL
17 74 (20.79%) REST
18 70 (19.66%) Linux
18 70 (19.66%) E-Commerce
18 70 (19.66%) RESTful
19 68 (19.10%) Spring MVC
20 65 (18.26%) JSON
21 63 (17.70%) Eclipse
22 62 (17.42%) Relational Database
23 61 (17.13%) Continuous Integration

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 78 (21.91%) Tomcat
2 36 (10.11%) WebSphere
3 27 (7.58%) JBoss
4 21 (5.90%) Apache
5 15 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (3.09%) IIS
7 10 (2.81%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.97%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.40%) MQSeries
10 4 (1.12%) Jetty
10 4 (1.12%) Liferay
11 3 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.28%) Node.js
12 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.25%) SaaS
3 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.84%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.12%) Wireless
2 2 (0.56%) SNMP
2 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.56%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (20.79%) MySQL
2 62 (17.42%) Relational Database
3 53 (14.89%) SQL Server
4 38 (10.67%) RDBMS
5 25 (7.02%) Oracle Database
6 18 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.93%) MongoDB
8 13 (3.65%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.53%) Big Data
9 9 (2.53%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.53%) JasperReports
10 5 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.84%) DB2
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.56%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 95 (26.69%) Maven
2 63 (17.70%) Eclipse
3 60 (16.85%) JUnit
4 41 (11.52%) Ant
5 36 (10.11%) Git (software)
6 33 (9.27%) Selenium
7 32 (8.99%) Jenkins
8 24 (6.74%) Subversion
9 14 (3.93%) NetBeans
9 14 (3.93%) IntelliJ
9 14 (3.93%) Mockito
10 13 (3.65%) JIRA
11 12 (3.37%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.81%) TestNG
13 9 (2.53%) MyEclipse
14 8 (2.25%) Gradle
15 5 (1.40%) Gerrit
16 4 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 4 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 3 (0.84%) Mercurial
General
1 50 (14.04%) Finance
2 30 (8.43%) Retail
3 8 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.97%) Games
5 5 (1.40%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.40%) Automotive
6 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.12%) Back Office
6 4 (1.12%) Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Billing
8 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 283 (79.49%) Developer
2 257 (72.19%) Java Developer
3 63 (17.70%) Senior Developer
4 61 (17.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 51 (14.33%) Software Engineer
6 32 (8.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 31 (8.71%) Software Developer
8 24 (6.74%) Graduate
8 24 (6.74%) Graduate Developer
9 23 (6.46%) Graduate Java Developer
9 23 (6.46%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (4.49%) Junior Developer
10 16 (4.49%) Junior
11 15 (4.21%) Junior Java Developer
12 13 (3.65%) Java Software Developer
13 12 (3.37%) Programmer
14 11 (3.09%) Junior Java/J2EE Developer
14 11 (3.09%) Lead Developer
14 11 (3.09%) Java Programmer
15 10 (2.81%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (65.73%) Hibernate
2 165 (46.35%) J2EE
3 144 (40.45%) HTML
4 131 (36.80%) Web Services
5 124 (34.83%) CSS
6 118 (33.15%) Java EE
7 92 (25.84%) SOAP
8 78 (21.91%) XML
9 74 (20.79%) REST
10 70 (19.66%) RESTful
11 68 (19.10%) Spring MVC
12 65 (18.26%) JSON
13 53 (14.89%) jQuery
14 45 (12.64%) JMS
15 44 (12.36%) AngularJS
16 40 (11.24%) WSDL
17 39 (10.96%) JSP
18 38 (10.67%) JPA
19 36 (10.11%) JDBC
20 35 (9.83%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.67%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.83%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.78%) User Experience
4 17 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.21%) Client/Server
6 11 (3.09%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.53%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.69%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.69%) Mobile Games
9 5 (1.40%) Telematics
10 4 (1.12%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.66%) Linux
2 31 (8.71%) UNIX
3 17 (4.78%) Windows
4 8 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (1.40%) Android
6 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (60.96%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (34.83%) TDD
3 110 (30.90%) MVC
4 99 (27.81%) Software Engineering
5 95 (26.69%) Scrum
6 70 (19.66%) E-Commerce
7 61 (17.13%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (14.04%) Unit Testing
9 42 (11.80%) Mentoring
10 41 (11.52%) BDD
11 37 (10.39%) SDLC
12 32 (8.99%) OO
13 24 (6.74%) Open Source
13 24 (6.74%) Logistics
14 23 (6.46%) Kanban
14 23 (6.46%) Pair Programming
15 22 (6.18%) OOP
15 22 (6.18%) Software Architecture
16 19 (5.34%) Automated Testing
17 17 (4.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 347 (97.47%) Java
2 178 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 146 (41.01%) SQL
4 34 (9.55%) C
5 33 (9.27%) C++
6 24 (6.74%) C#
7 15 (4.21%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.37%) Scala
9 11 (3.09%) CoffeeScript
10 10 (2.81%) Groovy
11 6 (1.69%) XPath
12 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.12%) PHP
14 3 (0.84%) Python
14 3 (0.84%) Ruby
15 2 (0.56%) XQuery
16 1 (0.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 110 (30.90%) Degree
2 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (0.84%) Sun Certification
2 3 (0.84%) OCPJWCD
2 3 (0.84%) OCPJP
2 3 (0.84%) OCMJD
3 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.21%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Puppet
1 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 111 (31.18%) Oracle
2 20 (5.62%) IBM
3 18 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.40%) Google
5 4 (1.12%) Hitachi
6 3 (0.84%) Sun
7 2 (0.56%) ATG
7 2 (0.56%) Adobe
7 2 (0.56%) hybris
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
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