The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 48 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Spring 166 176 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.46% 5.72% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.95% 15.70% 11.04%
Number of salaries quoted 70 113 99
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1389 1121 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.30% 36.42% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 919 777 844
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Spring
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Spring Salary Trend in Scotland

Spring
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spring across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Spring Salary Histogram in Scotland

Spring
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 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
Glasgow -15 111 £42,000 -6.66% 10
Edinburgh -10 32 £42,000 +5.00% 4
Stirling - 24 £45,500 -
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Highlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 366 (97.60%) Java
2 260 (69.33%) Hibernate
3 164 (43.73%) JavaScript
4 155 (41.33%) HTML
4 155 (41.33%) Oracle
5 127 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (31.47%) SQL
7 110 (29.33%) CSS
8 104 (27.73%) J2EE
9 100 (26.67%) XML
10 97 (25.87%) Finance
11 93 (24.80%) Web Services
12 92 (24.53%) Tomcat
13 84 (22.40%) OO
13 84 (22.40%) JBoss
14 81 (21.60%) JUnit
14 81 (21.60%) Relational Database
15 80 (21.33%) Linux
16 78 (20.80%) jQuery
17 75 (20.00%) Open Source
18 74 (19.73%) Maven
19 73 (19.47%) MVC
20 72 (19.20%) Oracle Database
21 70 (18.67%) TDD
22 65 (17.33%) Unit Testing
23 63 (16.80%) SOA
24 57 (15.20%) Python
25 56 (14.93%) Scrum
25 56 (14.93%) Software Engineering
26 55 (14.67%) Jenkins

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 92 (24.53%) Tomcat
2 36 (9.60%) Alfresco
3 30 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 27 (7.20%) Apache
5 16 (4.27%) Node.js
6 15 (4.00%) Drupal
7 14 (3.73%) Mule
8 12 (3.20%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.13%) SugarCRM
10 5 (1.33%) Jetty
11 4 (1.07%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.07%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (0.80%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.80%) IIS
12 3 (0.80%) CMS
13 2 (0.53%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 2 (0.53%) Apache Qpid
13 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.13%) Internet
1 8 (2.13%) PuTTY
2 7 (1.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.53%) SSL
3 2 (0.53%) ATM
4 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (21.60%) Relational Database
2 72 (19.20%) Oracle Database
3 40 (10.67%) RDBMS
4 30 (8.00%) MySQL
4 30 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (7.73%) SQL Server
6 28 (7.47%) NoSQL
7 23 (6.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (5.87%) Big Data
9 20 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (5.07%) MongoDB
11 14 (3.73%) Hadoop
12 12 (3.20%) Pentaho
13 11 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.07%) DB2
15 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.53%) Sybase ASE
16 2 (0.53%) PowerCenter
16 2 (0.53%) MarkLogic
17 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 81 (21.60%) JUnit
2 74 (19.73%) Maven
3 55 (14.67%) Jenkins
4 47 (12.53%) Subversion
4 47 (12.53%) Selenium
5 36 (9.60%) Eclipse
6 30 (8.00%) Ant
7 23 (6.13%) EasyMock
8 16 (4.27%) Cucumber
9 14 (3.73%) JIRA
10 13 (3.47%) Git (software)
10 13 (3.47%) Artifactory
11 9 (2.40%) Mockito
12 7 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (1.60%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.60%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.07%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.07%) Trac
14 4 (1.07%) ClearCase
15 3 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 97 (25.87%) Finance
2 49 (13.07%) Banking
3 28 (7.47%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.07%) Front Office
5 12 (3.20%) Games
6 8 (2.13%) Legal
6 8 (2.13%) Marketing
7 7 (1.87%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 330 (88.00%) Developer
2 231 (61.60%) Java Developer
3 80 (21.33%) Senior Developer
4 66 (17.60%) Senior Java Developer
5 31 (8.27%) Web Developer
6 18 (4.80%) Software Developer
7 17 (4.53%) Software Engineer
8 15 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 14 (3.73%) Technical Team Leader
9 14 (3.73%) Team Leader
9 14 (3.73%) Java Web Developer
10 12 (3.20%) Flash Developer
10 12 (3.20%) Java Team Leader
11 10 (2.67%) Java Programmer
11 10 (2.67%) Programmer
12 8 (2.13%) Development Specialist
12 8 (2.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (1.87%) J2EE Developer
13 7 (1.87%) Java Software Engineer
14 6 (1.60%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (69.33%) Hibernate
2 155 (41.33%) HTML
3 110 (29.33%) CSS
4 104 (27.73%) J2EE
5 100 (26.67%) XML
6 93 (24.80%) Web Services
7 78 (20.80%) jQuery
8 51 (13.60%) Spring MVC
9 50 (13.33%) JSON
9 50 (13.33%) JMS
10 48 (12.80%) REST
11 44 (11.73%) RESTful
12 38 (10.13%) XSLT
13 35 (9.33%) SOAP
13 35 (9.33%) HTML5
14 34 (9.07%) Gherkin
15 32 (8.53%) Struts
16 30 (8.00%) JSF
16 30 (8.00%) Java EE
17 26 (6.93%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (20.00%) Open Source
2 24 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.07%) Data Integration
4 15 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 12 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.13%) GIS
8 7 (1.87%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.60%) Equities
9 6 (1.60%) iPad
9 6 (1.60%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.07%) Derivative
10 4 (1.07%) Life Science
11 3 (0.80%) Social Media
11 3 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.53%) PDA
13 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.33%) Linux
2 50 (13.33%) UNIX
3 15 (4.00%) Android
3 15 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.67%) Windows
6 4 (1.07%) Fedora
6 4 (1.07%) CentOS
7 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.80%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (22.40%) OO
3 73 (19.47%) MVC
4 70 (18.67%) TDD
5 65 (17.33%) Unit Testing
6 63 (16.80%) SOA
7 56 (14.93%) Scrum
7 56 (14.93%) Software Engineering
8 54 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (9.07%) BDD
10 33 (8.80%) Waterfall
10 33 (8.80%) Automated Testing
11 28 (7.47%) Document Management
12 27 (7.20%) OOP
13 22 (5.87%) OOD
14 21 (5.60%) Web Development
15 20 (5.33%) UML
16 19 (5.07%) Multithreading
17 18 (4.80%) Dependency Injection
17 18 (4.80%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 366 (97.60%) Java
2 164 (43.73%) JavaScript
3 118 (31.47%) SQL
4 57 (15.20%) Python
5 42 (11.20%) Ruby
5 42 (11.20%) PHP
6 35 (9.33%) PL/SQL
7 29 (7.73%) C#
8 12 (3.20%) Perl
8 12 (3.20%) Jython
9 11 (2.93%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.87%) XPath
10 7 (1.87%) Clojure
11 6 (1.60%) ActionScript
11 6 (1.60%) Groovy
12 5 (1.33%) Scala
12 5 (1.33%) C++
13 3 (0.80%) ClojureScript
14 2 (0.53%) VB6
14 2 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (8.53%) Degree
2 11 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.07%) GIAC
3 4 (1.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.33%) Puppet
1 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.80%) CA LISA
2 3 (0.80%) MOM
Vendors
1 155 (41.33%) Oracle
2 84 (22.40%) JBoss
3 30 (8.00%) Sybase
4 17 (4.53%) Adobe
5 7 (1.87%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.87%) Talend
6 5 (1.33%) IBM
6 5 (1.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.33%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.07%) Jaspersoft
7 4 (1.07%) Dell
8 3 (0.80%) CA
8 3 (0.80%) Perforce
8 3 (0.80%) VMware
8 3 (0.80%) Google
9 2 (0.53%) Informatica
10 1 (0.27%) Cognos
10 1 (0.27%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (0.27%) Green Hat
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