The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 49 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs citing Spring 48 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.72% 2.32% 3.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.19% 5.66% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 30
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £26,800 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
429 530 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.23% 41.05% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 383 488 355
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Spring
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Spring
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Spring Salary Trend in Wales

Spring
Salary Histogram in Wales

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

Spring Salary Histogram in Wales

Spring
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Wales 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
South Wales +17 48 £37,500 +25.00% 11
Spring
UK

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 98 (98.99%) Java
2 69 (69.70%) Hibernate
3 61 (61.62%) J2EE
4 44 (44.44%) Web Services
4 44 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 41 (41.41%) Scrum
5 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (39.39%) XML
6 39 (39.39%) HTML
7 33 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 32 (32.32%) OO
9 31 (31.31%) IBM
10 30 (30.30%) Eclipse
11 29 (29.29%) SQL
12 27 (27.27%) JSP
12 27 (27.27%) TDD
12 27 (27.27%) Open Source
13 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (24.24%) SOAP
14 24 (24.24%) Release Management
15 23 (23.23%) Java EE
15 23 (23.23%) Maven
15 23 (23.23%) DSDM
15 23 (23.23%) RUP
15 23 (23.23%) Mentoring
16 22 (22.22%) Jenkins
16 22 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (21.21%) XSLT
17 21 (21.21%) OOA/OOD
17 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 33 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 18 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 16 (16.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (15.15%) Confluence
5 14 (14.14%) FileNet
6 13 (13.13%) LiveCycle
7 5 (5.05%) Node.js
7 5 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.01%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) MongoDB
1 21 (21.21%) NoSQL
2 18 (18.18%) MySQL
2 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 16 (16.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 15 (15.15%) RDBMS
4 15 (15.15%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.06%) Big Data
6 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.05%) CouchDB
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (30.30%) Eclipse
2 23 (23.23%) Maven
3 22 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 18 (18.18%) Subversion
5 15 (15.15%) Hudson
5 15 (15.15%) JIRA
5 15 (15.15%) JUnit
6 12 (12.12%) Rational Application Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (8.08%) Git (software)
9 5 (5.05%) Mockito
9 5 (5.05%) Gradle
10 4 (4.04%) Ant
10 4 (4.04%) JMeter
11 3 (3.03%) Bugzilla
11 3 (3.03%) Selenium
12 2 (2.02%) NetBeans
General
1 20 (20.20%) Banking
2 19 (19.19%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.12%) Finance
4 7 (7.07%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (76.77%) Developer
2 69 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 25 (25.25%) Analyst
4 22 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 18 (18.18%) Programmer
6 16 (16.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (16.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (10.10%) Java Programmer
9 9 (9.09%) Java Consultant
9 9 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) Consultant
10 8 (8.08%) Software Engineer
10 8 (8.08%) Analyst Programmer
10 8 (8.08%) Senior Programmer
10 8 (8.08%) Senior Analyst Programmer
11 7 (7.07%) J2EE Developer
11 7 (7.07%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (5.05%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 3 (3.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (69.70%) Hibernate
2 61 (61.62%) J2EE
3 44 (44.44%) Web Services
4 39 (39.39%) XML
4 39 (39.39%) HTML
5 27 (27.27%) JSP
6 24 (24.24%) SOAP
7 23 (23.23%) Java EE
8 21 (21.21%) XSLT
9 20 (20.20%) JSF
10 19 (19.19%) JPA
11 17 (17.17%) CSS
12 16 (16.16%) REST
12 16 (16.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (13.13%) Struts
14 12 (12.12%) HTML5
15 10 (10.10%) JSON
16 9 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
17 8 (8.08%) JAX-WS
18 7 (7.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.27%) Open Source
2 6 (6.06%) RIA
3 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) AS400
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 41 (41.41%) Scrum
2 41 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.32%) OO
4 27 (27.27%) TDD
5 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (24.24%) Release Management
7 23 (23.23%) Mentoring
7 23 (23.23%) RUP
7 23 (23.23%) DSDM
8 22 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (21.21%) Software Engineering
9 21 (21.21%) OOA/OOD
10 19 (19.19%) Configuration Management
10 19 (19.19%) Pair Programming
10 19 (19.19%) DevOps
11 17 (17.17%) SOA
12 14 (14.14%) RAD
13 13 (13.13%) MVC
14 11 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (98.99%) Java
2 29 (29.29%) SQL
3 21 (21.21%) Groovy
4 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.18%) Scala
6 16 (16.16%) Clojure
7 11 (11.11%) PHP
8 5 (5.05%) C#
9 2 (2.02%) C++
10 1 (1.01%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 31 (31.31%) IBM
2 16 (16.16%) Twitter
3 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.13%) Adobe
5 10 (10.10%) Oracle
6 1 (1.01%) JBoss
6 1 (1.01%) HP
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