The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 13 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Spring 5 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.77% 0.49% 6.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.73% 1.01% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Spring
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 99 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 38.60% 48.06% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 50 65
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Spring across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Spring
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Spring across the Northern Ireland region.

Spring Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Spring
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 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
County Antrim +25 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SOAP
2 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) RESTful
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) JDBC
5 4 (33.33%) JSP
5 4 (33.33%) Servlets
5 4 (33.33%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (25.00%) Linux

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Redis
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (16.67%) Hazelcast
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (25.00%) Metasploit
3 3 (25.00%) TestNG
4 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) JBehave
4 2 (16.67%) Mockito
4 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) Hudson
4 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) NetBeans
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (16.67%) Gradle
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Java Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) SOA Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
1 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) JDBC
4 4 (33.33%) JSP
4 4 (33.33%) Servlets
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (16.67%) Sass
6 2 (16.67%) LESS
6 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (16.67%) EclipseLink
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Product Management
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (25.00%) Database Security
3 3 (25.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Rapid7
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft