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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 122 93 70
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Permanent jobs citing Spring 158 183 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.14% 2.68% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% 5.60% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 137 168 270
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,375 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
3170 3270 3545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.90% 47.90% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2704 2934 3183
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
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
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 September 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 September 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 -6 104 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Cheshire -24 31 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Lancashire -11 19 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Merseyside -2 2 £37,500 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 315 (98.44%) Java
2 199 (62.19%) Hibernate
3 191 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
4 162 (50.63%) J2EE
5 111 (34.69%) Tomcat
6 109 (34.06%) HTML
7 107 (33.44%) SQL
8 105 (32.81%) JavaScript
9 102 (31.88%) Linux
10 86 (26.88%) Maven
11 83 (25.94%) CSS
12 82 (25.63%) XML
13 79 (24.69%) Scrum
14 75 (23.44%) TDD
15 71 (22.19%) MVC
16 70 (21.88%) E-Commerce
17 63 (19.69%) Software Engineering
18 62 (19.38%) jQuery
19 61 (19.06%) WebSphere
20 58 (18.13%) MySQL
21 57 (17.81%) Spring MVC
22 55 (17.19%) Web Services
23 54 (16.88%) JSP
23 54 (16.88%) Servlets
24 51 (15.94%) JMS
25 50 (15.63%) JUnit
25 50 (15.63%) Computer Science
25 50 (15.63%) Java EE
26 49 (15.31%) Windows
27 48 (15.00%) Oracle

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 111 (34.69%) Tomcat
2 61 (19.06%) WebSphere
3 38 (11.88%) Apache
4 13 (4.06%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.13%) CMS
5 10 (3.13%) Jetty
6 9 (2.81%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (2.50%) Confluence
8 6 (1.88%) Commerce Server
8 6 (1.88%) Drupal
8 6 (1.88%) WordPress
8 6 (1.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.88%) concrete5
9 5 (1.56%) nginx
10 2 (0.63%) IIS
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.63%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.69%) HTTP
2 16 (5.00%) Internet
3 5 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.13%) MySQL
2 37 (11.56%) SQL Server
3 32 (10.00%) Hazelcast
3 32 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.75%) Big Data
5 12 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.44%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.81%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.50%) Informix
9 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.94%) Redis
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.63%) Mahout
13 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 86 (26.88%) Maven
2 50 (15.63%) JUnit
3 39 (12.19%) Eclipse
3 39 (12.19%) Subversion
4 36 (11.25%) Git (software)
5 31 (9.69%) JIRA
6 29 (9.06%) Selenium
7 25 (7.81%) Jenkins
8 14 (4.38%) Ant
9 12 (3.75%) Mockito
9 12 (3.75%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.44%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.50%) Introscope
11 8 (2.50%) Gradle
12 6 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.56%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.25%) NetBeans
14 4 (1.25%) Hudson
14 4 (1.25%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 31 (9.69%) Retail
2 27 (8.44%) Finance
2 27 (8.44%) Automotive
3 8 (2.50%) Games
4 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.25%) Marketing
6 3 (0.94%) Banking
6 3 (0.94%) Advertising
6 3 (0.94%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 298 (93.13%) Developer
2 280 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 81 (25.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 54 (16.88%) Senior Developer
5 50 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 25 (7.81%) Software Engineer
6 25 (7.81%) J2EE Developer
7 23 (7.19%) Junior
7 23 (7.19%) Junior Java Developer
7 23 (7.19%) Junior Developer
8 19 (5.94%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (3.44%) Graduate
10 10 (3.13%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (2.81%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (2.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 7 (2.19%) Java Software Developer
13 7 (2.19%) Lead Java Developer
13 7 (2.19%) Java Web Developer
13 7 (2.19%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (62.19%) Hibernate
2 162 (50.63%) J2EE
3 109 (34.06%) HTML
4 83 (25.94%) CSS
5 82 (25.63%) XML
6 62 (19.38%) jQuery
7 57 (17.81%) Spring MVC
8 55 (17.19%) Web Services
9 54 (16.88%) JSP
9 54 (16.88%) Servlets
10 51 (15.94%) JMS
11 50 (15.63%) Java EE
12 46 (14.38%) XSLT
12 46 (14.38%) Grails
13 40 (12.50%) J2SE
13 40 (12.50%) SOAP
14 39 (12.19%) DOM
14 39 (12.19%) XML Schema
14 39 (12.19%) SAX
15 36 (11.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.25%) Open Source
3 17 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.69%) User Experience
5 14 (4.38%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.50%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.88%) FMCG
8 6 (1.88%) Xbox
9 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.25%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.94%) Social Media
10 3 (0.94%) Clustering
11 2 (0.63%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 102 (31.88%) Linux
2 49 (15.31%) Windows
3 48 (15.00%) Android
4 30 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (7.50%) UNIX
6 9 (2.81%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (59.69%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (24.69%) Scrum
3 75 (23.44%) TDD
4 71 (22.19%) MVC
5 70 (21.88%) E-Commerce
6 63 (19.69%) Software Engineering
7 37 (11.56%) OO
8 35 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (8.75%) Web Development
10 21 (6.56%) BDD
11 19 (5.94%) Mentoring
12 15 (4.69%) Data Modelling
12 15 (4.69%) Web Application Development
13 14 (4.38%) OOD
14 13 (4.06%) Kanban
14 13 (4.06%) Mobile Application Development
15 12 (3.75%) Pair Programming
16 11 (3.44%) SOA
17 9 (2.81%) DevOps
17 9 (2.81%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 315 (98.44%) Java
2 107 (33.44%) SQL
3 105 (32.81%) JavaScript
4 42 (13.13%) XPath
5 21 (6.56%) C++
6 19 (5.94%) C#
7 18 (5.63%) PHP
8 11 (3.44%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.19%) C
10 6 (1.88%) Scala
11 5 (1.56%) Ruby
11 5 (1.56%) Groovy
12 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.94%) Perl
13 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.31%) Clojure
14 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (11.88%) Degree
2 3 (0.94%) HND
3 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.31%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (3.13%) Puppet
2 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.63%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 48 (15.00%) Oracle
2 41 (12.81%) JBoss
3 32 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 19 (5.94%) IBM
5 10 (3.13%) Google
6 8 (2.50%) Compuware
6 8 (2.50%) HP
6 8 (2.50%) Perforce
7 7 (2.19%) Atlassian
7 7 (2.19%) ATG
8 6 (1.88%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.56%) Epicor
10 1 (0.31%) Twitter
10 1 (0.31%) Zend
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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