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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 41 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Spring 159 224 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.06% 6.43% 5.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.02% 15.56% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 85 112 109
Average salary £47,500 £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.77% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,900 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
1221 1440 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.87% 41.33% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 806 937 680
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 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 March 2015.

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 March 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
Glasgow -8 88 £45,375 +0.83% 13
Edinburgh -18 43 £40,000 +4.57% 6
Dundee +7 8 £31,000 -29.14% 2
Stirling - 6 £55,000 - 1
Highlands - 2 £53,750 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £40,000 -
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 297 (98.67%) Java
2 195 (64.78%) Hibernate
3 138 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (35.88%) Oracle
5 98 (32.56%) JavaScript
6 92 (30.56%) OO
7 89 (29.57%) Web Services
8 88 (29.24%) SQL
9 84 (27.91%) Finance
10 82 (27.24%) HTML
11 78 (25.91%) Relational Database
12 74 (24.58%) CSS
12 74 (24.58%) TDD
13 72 (23.92%) Tomcat
14 69 (22.92%) Maven
15 68 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
15 68 (22.59%) MVC
16 67 (22.26%) J2EE
17 64 (21.26%) JUnit
18 61 (20.27%) Linux
18 61 (20.27%) Open Source
19 60 (19.93%) JBoss
20 57 (18.94%) Software Engineering
21 56 (18.60%) XML
22 53 (17.61%) Subversion
23 47 (15.61%) OOD
24 45 (14.95%) Struts
24 45 (14.95%) SQL Server
25 44 (14.62%) jQuery
26 43 (14.29%) Degree

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 72 (23.92%) Tomcat
2 60 (19.93%) JBoss
3 32 (10.63%) Apache
4 17 (5.65%) CMS
5 15 (4.98%) Mule
6 12 (3.99%) Liferay
7 10 (3.32%) Node.js
8 8 (2.66%) WebLogic
9 7 (2.33%) Alfresco
9 7 (2.33%) SugarCRM
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (1.33%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.66%) Drupal
12 2 (0.66%) GemFire
12 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.33%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) DNS
2 2 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (25.91%) Relational Database
2 45 (14.95%) SQL Server
3 41 (13.62%) RDBMS
4 32 (10.63%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (9.63%) Big Data
6 27 (8.97%) MongoDB
7 24 (7.97%) NoSQL
8 19 (6.31%) Oracle Database
9 17 (5.65%) Pentaho
10 16 (5.32%) Hadoop
11 13 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (3.65%) MySQL
13 8 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (2.33%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.66%) Redis
15 2 (0.66%) DB2
16 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.33%) Sybase ASE
16 1 (0.33%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 69 (22.92%) Maven
2 64 (21.26%) JUnit
3 53 (17.61%) Subversion
4 42 (13.95%) Eclipse
5 25 (8.31%) Git (software)
6 22 (7.31%) Jenkins
7 17 (5.65%) JIRA
8 16 (5.32%) Talend Open Studio
9 15 (4.98%) Ant
10 14 (4.65%) Mockito
11 13 (4.32%) Selenium
12 8 (2.66%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.99%) TestNG
13 6 (1.99%) FishEye
14 5 (1.66%) EasyMock
14 5 (1.66%) Gradle
15 4 (1.33%) Jasmine
15 4 (1.33%) TeamCity
16 1 (0.33%) Hudson
16 1 (0.33%) MagicDraw
General
1 84 (27.91%) Finance
2 38 (12.62%) Banking
3 28 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.65%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.33%) Advertising
6 5 (1.66%) Games
7 4 (1.33%) Private Banking
7 4 (1.33%) Front Office
8 2 (0.66%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 215 (71.43%) Developer
2 167 (55.48%) Java Developer
3 63 (20.93%) Senior Developer
4 52 (17.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (13.95%) Architect
6 36 (11.96%) Software Engineer
7 27 (8.97%) Java Architect
8 16 (5.32%) Lead Developer
9 14 (4.65%) Technical Architect
9 14 (4.65%) Web Developer
10 9 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.99%) Lead Java Developer
11 7 (2.33%) Java Web Developer
11 7 (2.33%) Senior Java Architect
11 7 (2.33%) Lead Architect
11 7 (2.33%) Senior Architect
11 7 (2.33%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (1.99%) Java Solutions Architect
13 5 (1.66%) Java Software Engineer
13 5 (1.66%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (64.78%) Hibernate
2 89 (29.57%) Web Services
3 82 (27.24%) HTML
4 74 (24.58%) CSS
5 67 (22.26%) J2EE
6 56 (18.60%) XML
7 45 (14.95%) Struts
8 44 (14.62%) jQuery
9 42 (13.95%) HTML5
10 41 (13.62%) RESTful
11 40 (13.29%) Middleware
11 40 (13.29%) Java EE
12 36 (11.96%) JMS
13 34 (11.30%) JPA
13 34 (11.30%) Spring MVC
14 31 (10.30%) CSS3
15 30 (9.97%) REST
16 28 (9.30%) JDBC
17 26 (8.64%) Servlets
18 25 (8.31%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.27%) Open Source
2 29 (9.63%) Mobile App
3 24 (7.97%) Data Integration
4 14 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.32%) Equities
6 9 (2.99%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.66%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.33%) Hedge funds
8 7 (2.33%) Derivative
8 7 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
9 5 (1.66%) Social Media
9 5 (1.66%) User Experience
10 4 (1.33%) Xbox
11 3 (1.00%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.00%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.27%) Linux
2 40 (13.29%) UNIX
3 19 (6.31%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.32%) Android
5 8 (2.66%) Windows
6 4 (1.33%) Solaris
6 4 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (45.85%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (30.56%) OO
3 74 (24.58%) TDD
4 68 (22.59%) MVC
4 68 (22.59%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (18.94%) Software Engineering
6 47 (15.61%) OOD
7 41 (13.62%) Scrum
8 38 (12.62%) SOA
9 24 (7.97%) Coaching
10 23 (7.64%) Dependency Injection
11 22 (7.31%) BDD
12 21 (6.98%) Multithreading
13 20 (6.64%) Unit Testing
14 19 (6.31%) Waterfall
15 16 (5.32%) Mentoring
15 16 (5.32%) Technical Analysis
15 16 (5.32%) MapReduce
15 16 (5.32%) RUP
16 15 (4.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 297 (98.67%) Java
2 98 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 88 (29.24%) SQL
4 42 (13.95%) Python
5 24 (7.97%) PHP
6 19 (6.31%) Perl
7 17 (5.65%) Ruby
8 15 (4.98%) PL/SQL
9 14 (4.65%) Shell Script
9 14 (4.65%) AspectJ
10 13 (4.32%) C#
11 11 (3.65%) C++
12 6 (1.99%) Groovy
13 5 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.00%) C
14 3 (1.00%) Scala
15 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.66%) Jython
16 1 (0.33%) R
16 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 43 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (1.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.66%) VCP4
4 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.66%) Puppet
2 6 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.66%) MOM
3 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 108 (35.88%) Oracle
2 27 (8.97%) Sybase
3 19 (6.31%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.32%) Talend
5 9 (2.99%) Apple
6 4 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.33%) Google
7 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.66%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe
9 1 (0.33%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos
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