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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 166 153 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -46
Permanent jobs citing Spring 48 55 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.00% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 2.88% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 75
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% -14.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £47,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -6.32%
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
2056 1910 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.27% 34.90% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1747 1699 1632
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 August 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 August 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
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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 22 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Coventry 0 8 £32,500 -
Worcestershire +2 7 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Warwickshire +14 4 £48,750 +25.80%
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 81 (61.83%) Tomcat
3 80 (61.07%) Hibernate
4 59 (45.04%) J2EE
5 51 (38.93%) Oracle
6 48 (36.64%) SQL
7 46 (35.11%) Eclipse
8 42 (32.06%) JavaScript
9 40 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (29.77%) Degree
11 37 (28.24%) Software Engineering
12 36 (27.48%) JBoss
13 34 (25.95%) Apache
14 33 (25.19%) Linux
15 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
15 30 (22.90%) MVC
15 30 (22.90%) Spring MVC
16 29 (22.14%) Web Services
17 26 (19.85%) Struts
18 25 (19.08%) Maven
18 25 (19.08%) Multithreading
19 23 (17.56%) HTML
19 23 (17.56%) SOAP
19 23 (17.56%) JMS
19 23 (17.56%) Scrum
19 23 (17.56%) TDD
19 23 (17.56%) Ajax
20 22 (16.79%) Games
21 21 (16.03%) MySQL
21 21 (16.03%) Subversion

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 81 (61.83%) Tomcat
2 34 (25.95%) Apache
3 6 (4.58%) GlassFish
4 5 (3.82%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.29%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.29%) Confluence
6 2 (1.53%) FileNet
6 2 (1.53%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) SSL
2 2 (1.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.03%) MySQL
3 17 (12.98%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (12.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (11.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (10.69%) JasperReports
7 12 (9.16%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.53%) Big Data
10 2 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.76%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 46 (35.11%) Eclipse
2 25 (19.08%) Maven
3 21 (16.03%) Subversion
4 20 (15.27%) Jenkins
5 17 (12.98%) Selenium
6 13 (9.92%) FitNesse
7 11 (8.40%) Hudson
8 9 (6.87%) Ant
9 5 (3.82%) JUnit
10 3 (2.29%) JIRA
11 2 (1.53%) WATIR
11 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.53%) RSpec
11 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.53%) PVCS
11 2 (1.53%) Toad
11 2 (1.53%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (0.76%) T4 Templates
12 1 (0.76%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (16.79%) Games
2 8 (6.11%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Retail
3 4 (3.05%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (77.86%) Developer
2 96 (73.28%) Java Developer
3 26 (19.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 23 (17.56%) Senior Developer
5 21 (16.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (13.74%) Java Team Leader
6 18 (13.74%) Team Leader
7 17 (12.98%) J2EE Developer
8 13 (9.92%) Developer Analyst
8 13 (9.92%) Software Support Analyst
8 13 (9.92%) Support Analyst
8 13 (9.92%) Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Junior
9 7 (5.34%) Lead Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Junior Java Developer
9 7 (5.34%) Junior Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Graduate
10 6 (4.58%) Graduate Java Developer
10 6 (4.58%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (61.07%) Hibernate
2 59 (45.04%) J2EE
3 30 (22.90%) Spring MVC
4 29 (22.14%) Web Services
5 26 (19.85%) Struts
6 23 (17.56%) SOAP
6 23 (17.56%) HTML
6 23 (17.56%) JMS
6 23 (17.56%) Ajax
7 20 (15.27%) CSS
7 20 (15.27%) XML
8 19 (14.50%) REST
9 17 (12.98%) Java EE
10 16 (12.21%) ActiveMQ
11 14 (10.69%) WSDL
11 14 (10.69%) JMX
11 14 (10.69%) JPA
12 13 (9.92%) JDBC
12 13 (9.92%) JSP
13 12 (9.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.82%) Open Source
2 5 (3.82%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.05%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.53%) iPhone
5 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Physics
5 1 (0.76%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.19%) Linux
2 14 (10.69%) UNIX
3 3 (2.29%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.24%) Software Engineering
3 30 (22.90%) MVC
4 25 (19.08%) Multithreading
5 23 (17.56%) Scrum
5 23 (17.56%) TDD
6 19 (14.50%) OO
7 18 (13.74%) Unit Testing
8 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.34%) SOA
10 5 (3.82%) Pair Programming
11 4 (3.05%) Logistics
11 4 (3.05%) Web Development
11 4 (3.05%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (2.29%) RAD
12 3 (2.29%) Test Scripting
12 3 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
13 2 (1.53%) DevOps
13 2 (1.53%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (1.53%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 129 (98.47%) Java
2 48 (36.64%) SQL
3 42 (32.06%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.21%) PHP
5 6 (4.58%) XPath
5 6 (4.58%) Groovy
6 3 (2.29%) Scala
6 3 (2.29%) C++
7 2 (1.53%) Clojure
7 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.76%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) C
8 1 (0.76%) C#
8 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.76%) VBA
8 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (29.77%) Degree
2 13 (9.92%) Sun Certification
2 13 (9.92%) OCPJP
2 13 (9.92%) OCMJD
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%) Xen
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 51 (38.93%) Oracle
2 36 (27.48%) JBoss
3 13 (9.92%) Sun
4 6 (4.58%) Google
5 3 (2.29%) Zend
5 3 (2.29%) Twitter
5 3 (2.29%) IBM
5 3 (2.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.29%) Adobe
5 3 (2.29%) VMware
6 2 (1.53%) hybris
7 1 (0.76%) Demandware
7 1 (0.76%) ATG
7 1 (0.76%) Intershop
7 1 (0.76%) Endeca
7 1 (0.76%) Yahoo!
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