The table below looks at the statistics for Spring skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 167 113 136
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +23
Permanent jobs citing Spring 59 94 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 1.80% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 5.02% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 54 91 56
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2001 1874 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.88% 35.91% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1775 1675 1687
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 the West Midlands

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

Spring Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Spring
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spring Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Spring
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Spring across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Spring Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Spring
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Birmingham -31 26 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Coventry -24 8 £32,500 -27.77%
Warwickshire -20 7 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Worcestershire -5 6 £42,500 -5.55%
Staffordshire -9 2 £51,250 -6.81% 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 117 (98.32%) Java
2 71 (59.66%) Hibernate
3 65 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (49.58%) Tomcat
5 58 (48.74%) J2EE
6 50 (42.02%) SQL
7 45 (37.82%) Oracle
7 45 (37.82%) Degree
8 35 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 30 (25.21%) JavaScript
9 30 (25.21%) JBoss
9 30 (25.21%) Eclipse
10 28 (23.53%) JMS
11 25 (21.01%) Linux
12 24 (20.17%) Multithreading
13 23 (19.33%) Apache
13 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
14 22 (18.49%) Struts
14 22 (18.49%) OO
15 20 (16.81%) Web Services
15 20 (16.81%) MVC
16 19 (15.97%) Spring MVC
17 18 (15.13%) Subversion
17 18 (15.13%) SOAP
17 18 (15.13%) HTML
18 17 (14.29%) XML
18 17 (14.29%) Games
18 17 (14.29%) Ajax
19 16 (13.45%) Computer Science
19 16 (13.45%) REST

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 59 (49.58%) Tomcat
2 30 (25.21%) JBoss
3 23 (19.33%) Apache
4 9 (7.56%) GlassFish
5 5 (4.20%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.52%) Confluence
6 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.68%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.68%) CMS
7 2 (1.68%) FileNet
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Enfinity
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.84%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) SSL
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.92%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (10.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.08%) MySQL
4 11 (9.24%) JasperReports
5 9 (7.56%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.52%) Big Data
7 3 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) DB2
9 1 (0.84%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.84%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (25.21%) Eclipse
2 18 (15.13%) Subversion
3 16 (13.45%) Jenkins
3 16 (13.45%) Maven
4 13 (10.92%) Selenium
5 10 (8.40%) FitNesse
6 9 (7.56%) Hudson
7 4 (3.36%) JUnit
8 3 (2.52%) Toad
8 3 (2.52%) PVCS
8 3 (2.52%) Ant
8 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.52%) RSpec
8 3 (2.52%) WATIR
8 3 (2.52%) JIRA
9 1 (0.84%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.84%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.84%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.84%) T4 Templates
General
1 17 (14.29%) Games
2 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 4 (3.36%) Finance
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (82.35%) Developer
2 94 (78.99%) Java Developer
3 28 (23.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (15.97%) J2EE Developer
5 18 (15.13%) Senior Developer
6 17 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (12.61%) Software Support Analyst
7 15 (12.61%) Developer Analyst
7 15 (12.61%) Support Analyst
7 15 (12.61%) Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Team Leader
8 9 (7.56%) Java Team Leader
9 8 (6.72%) Junior Java Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Junior Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Junior
10 7 (5.88%) Graduate
10 7 (5.88%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Graduate Java Developer
11 4 (3.36%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (59.66%) Hibernate
2 58 (48.74%) J2EE
3 28 (23.53%) JMS
4 22 (18.49%) Struts
5 20 (16.81%) Web Services
6 19 (15.97%) Spring MVC
7 18 (15.13%) SOAP
7 18 (15.13%) HTML
8 17 (14.29%) XML
8 17 (14.29%) Ajax
9 16 (13.45%) REST
10 15 (12.61%) CSS
11 12 (10.08%) ActiveMQ
12 11 (9.24%) JMX
12 11 (9.24%) JPA
12 11 (9.24%) Java EE
13 10 (8.40%) JSP
13 10 (8.40%) XSLT
14 9 (7.56%) EJB
14 9 (7.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.40%) Open Source
3 4 (3.36%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) UNIX
3 2 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (54.62%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 24 (20.17%) Multithreading
4 22 (18.49%) OO
5 20 (16.81%) MVC
6 15 (12.61%) TDD
7 12 (10.08%) Unit Testing
8 11 (9.24%) Scrum
9 10 (8.40%) UML
10 9 (7.56%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (6.72%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.88%) SOA
12 7 (5.88%) Web Development
13 6 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.04%) E-Commerce
14 4 (3.36%) Logistics
15 3 (2.52%) Pair Programming
15 3 (2.52%) RAD
15 3 (2.52%) Dependency Injection
15 3 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 117 (98.32%) Java
2 50 (42.02%) SQL
3 30 (25.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.56%) PHP
5 5 (4.20%) Groovy
5 5 (4.20%) XPath
6 3 (2.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.68%) Scala
7 2 (1.68%) Clojure
8 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.84%) VBA
8 1 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (37.82%) Degree
2 15 (12.61%) OCPJP
2 15 (12.61%) OCMJD
2 15 (12.61%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.84%) Xen
Vendors
1 45 (37.82%) Oracle
2 15 (12.61%) Sun
3 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.36%) Google
5 3 (2.52%) IBM
5 3 (2.52%) Zend
6 2 (1.68%) Intershop
6 2 (1.68%) Twitter
6 2 (1.68%) Adobe
6 2 (1.68%) Open Text
7 1 (0.84%) BEA
7 1 (0.84%) Vitria
7 1 (0.84%) VMware
7 1 (0.84%) Sybase
7 1 (0.84%) hybris
7 1 (0.84%) Pega
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