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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 170 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +4
Permanent jobs citing Spring 54 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 1.32% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 3.91% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 70 65
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £50,200 £62,500
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
2021 1816 1923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.31% 33.89% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1621 1671
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 18 September 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 18 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
Birmingham -3 26 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Worcestershire 0 8 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Coventry -13 7 £32,500 -27.77%
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire -6 2 £45,000 +4.65%
Staffordshire -10 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 129 (98.47%) Java
2 83 (63.36%) Hibernate
3 78 (59.54%) Tomcat
4 73 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (45.04%) J2EE
6 52 (39.69%) SQL
6 52 (39.69%) Oracle
7 44 (33.59%) Degree
8 41 (31.30%) Eclipse
9 39 (29.77%) Software Engineering
10 35 (26.72%) JavaScript
11 34 (25.95%) JBoss
12 33 (25.19%) Linux
13 31 (23.66%) Apache
14 28 (21.37%) SQL Server
14 28 (21.37%) Web Services
14 28 (21.37%) Multithreading
15 26 (19.85%) Spring MVC
15 26 (19.85%) MVC
16 25 (19.08%) Struts
17 24 (18.32%) JMS
17 24 (18.32%) Games
18 23 (17.56%) Ajax
19 22 (16.79%) Subversion
19 22 (16.79%) SOAP
20 21 (16.03%) OO
20 21 (16.03%) Maven
20 21 (16.03%) REST
21 20 (15.27%) Scrum
22 19 (14.50%) Computer Science

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 78 (59.54%) Tomcat
2 31 (23.66%) Apache
3 6 (4.58%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.29%) Confluence
5 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.53%) FileNet
6 2 (1.53%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) SSL
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.98%) MySQL
3 16 (12.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (11.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (11.45%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (10.69%) JasperReports
6 12 (9.16%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.29%) Big Data
9 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.76%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (31.30%) Eclipse
2 22 (16.79%) Subversion
3 21 (16.03%) Maven
4 18 (13.74%) Jenkins
5 15 (11.45%) Selenium
6 13 (9.92%) FitNesse
7 9 (6.87%) Hudson
8 5 (3.82%) Ant
8 5 (3.82%) JUnit
9 3 (2.29%) JIRA
9 3 (2.29%) Toad
9 3 (2.29%) PVCS
10 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.53%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.76%) T4 Templates
11 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.76%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.76%) RSpec
11 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.76%) WATIR
General
1 24 (18.32%) Games
2 7 (5.34%) Finance
3 6 (4.58%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (76.34%) Developer
2 94 (71.76%) Java Developer
3 27 (20.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 21 (16.03%) Senior Developer
5 19 (14.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (13.74%) Team Leader
6 18 (13.74%) J2EE Developer
6 18 (13.74%) Java Team Leader
7 16 (12.21%) Developer Analyst
7 16 (12.21%) Software Support Analyst
7 16 (12.21%) Support Analyst
7 16 (12.21%) Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Junior
8 8 (6.11%) Junior Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Graduate Java Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Graduate
10 6 (4.58%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (63.36%) Hibernate
2 59 (45.04%) J2EE
3 28 (21.37%) Web Services
4 26 (19.85%) Spring MVC
5 25 (19.08%) Struts
6 24 (18.32%) JMS
7 23 (17.56%) Ajax
8 22 (16.79%) SOAP
9 21 (16.03%) REST
10 18 (13.74%) XML
11 17 (12.98%) HTML
12 16 (12.21%) Java EE
13 15 (11.45%) ActiveMQ
14 14 (10.69%) JMX
14 14 (10.69%) CSS
15 12 (9.16%) JPA
15 12 (9.16%) WSDL
16 11 (8.40%) JDBC
16 11 (8.40%) XSLT
17 10 (7.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.34%) Open Source
3 4 (3.05%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.53%) iPhone
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.76%) Physics
5 1 (0.76%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.19%) Linux
2 10 (7.63%) UNIX
3 3 (2.29%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.77%) Software Engineering
3 28 (21.37%) Multithreading
4 26 (19.85%) MVC
5 21 (16.03%) OO
6 20 (15.27%) Scrum
7 18 (13.74%) TDD
8 16 (12.21%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.34%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (4.58%) SOA
12 5 (3.82%) UML
13 4 (3.05%) Logistics
13 4 (3.05%) Pair Programming
13 4 (3.05%) Web Development
14 3 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (2.29%) Test Scripting
14 3 (2.29%) RAD
15 2 (1.53%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 129 (98.47%) Java
2 52 (39.69%) SQL
3 35 (26.72%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.16%) PHP
5 6 (4.58%) XPath
6 4 (3.05%) Groovy
7 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.29%) C++
8 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.53%) Scala
8 2 (1.53%) Clojure
9 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) Ruby
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) C#
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (33.59%) Degree
2 16 (12.21%) OCPJP
2 16 (12.21%) OCMJD
2 16 (12.21%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.76%) Xen
Vendors
1 52 (39.69%) Oracle
2 34 (25.95%) JBoss
3 16 (12.21%) Sun
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.82%) Google
6 3 (2.29%) Twitter
7 2 (1.53%) Adobe
7 2 (1.53%) IBM
7 2 (1.53%) VMware
7 2 (1.53%) Zend
8 1 (0.76%) hybris
8 1 (0.76%) Yahoo!
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