The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 126 108 65
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -43
Permanent jobs citing Spring 72 99 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.98% 3.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.15% 5.08% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 65 79 144
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,126 £30,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1737 1950 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.13% 38.93% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1733 1719
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Spring
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 40 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Coventry +4 11 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +4 9 £52,500 +61.53% 3
Wolverhampton -5 8 £27,500 -24.13% 3
Solihull -2 1 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Walsall - 1 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 156 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (57.05%) Hibernate
3 80 (51.28%) J2EE
4 68 (43.59%) Tomcat
5 64 (41.03%) Oracle
6 53 (33.97%) JavaScript
7 52 (33.33%) Eclipse
8 51 (32.69%) SQL
9 48 (30.77%) JBoss
10 47 (30.13%) TDD
11 42 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (25.00%) JMS
13 36 (23.08%) HTML
14 35 (22.44%) MVC
15 33 (21.15%) Spring MVC
16 32 (20.51%) SQL Server
17 31 (19.87%) CSS
17 31 (19.87%) JSP
17 31 (19.87%) Struts
18 30 (19.23%) Ajax
19 29 (18.59%) ActiveMQ
20 28 (17.95%) Maven
20 28 (17.95%) Web Services
20 28 (17.95%) SOAP
20 28 (17.95%) Multithreading
21 27 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
21 27 (17.31%) OO
21 27 (17.31%) Subversion
21 27 (17.31%) Scrum

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 68 (43.59%) Tomcat
2 25 (16.03%) Apache
3 14 (8.97%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.77%) GlassFish
5 4 (2.56%) IBM Connections
5 4 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (1.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) SSL
2 3 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 27 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 24 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (14.74%) JasperReports
5 17 (10.90%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (9.62%) Oracle Database
6 15 (9.62%) MySQL
7 10 (6.41%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.21%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.28%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.28%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 52 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 28 (17.95%) Maven
3 27 (17.31%) Subversion
4 25 (16.03%) Selenium
4 25 (16.03%) Jenkins
5 20 (12.82%) FitNesse
6 10 (6.41%) Hudson
7 9 (5.77%) JUnit
8 8 (5.13%) Ant
9 5 (3.21%) Toad
10 4 (2.56%) PVCS
11 3 (1.92%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.92%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (1.92%) Apache Continuum
12 1 (0.64%) WATIR
12 1 (0.64%) RSpec
12 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (16.67%) Games
2 19 (12.18%) Finance
3 9 (5.77%) Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Retail
4 7 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 124 (79.49%) Developer
2 118 (75.64%) Java Developer
3 45 (28.85%) Senior Java Developer
3 45 (28.85%) Senior Developer
4 27 (17.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 21 (13.46%) Team Leader
6 20 (12.82%) Java Team Leader
7 15 (9.62%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (7.05%) Lead Java Developer
8 11 (7.05%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Software Support Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) Developer Analyst
11 4 (2.56%) Architect
11 4 (2.56%) Java Architect
12 3 (1.92%) Technical Developer
12 3 (1.92%) Java Software Architect
12 3 (1.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (57.05%) Hibernate
2 80 (51.28%) J2EE
3 39 (25.00%) JMS
4 36 (23.08%) HTML
5 33 (21.15%) Spring MVC
6 31 (19.87%) CSS
6 31 (19.87%) JSP
6 31 (19.87%) Struts
7 30 (19.23%) Ajax
8 29 (18.59%) ActiveMQ
9 28 (17.95%) Web Services
9 28 (17.95%) SOAP
10 25 (16.03%) JPA
11 23 (14.74%) XML
12 20 (12.82%) JMX
12 20 (12.82%) REST
12 20 (12.82%) Java EE
13 17 (10.90%) EJB
14 16 (10.26%) RESTful
15 15 (9.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.28%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.28%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.64%) Physics
5 1 (0.64%) iPhone
5 1 (0.64%) Open Source
5 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) Linux
2 14 (8.97%) UNIX
3 2 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.13%) TDD
2 42 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (22.44%) MVC
4 28 (17.95%) Multithreading
5 27 (17.31%) OO
5 27 (17.31%) Scrum
6 26 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 23 (14.74%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.49%) User Stories
10 6 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (3.21%) Pair Programming
12 4 (2.56%) Automated Testing
12 4 (2.56%) RAD
12 4 (2.56%) BDD
13 3 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (1.92%) Web Development
13 3 (1.92%) Dependency Injection
13 3 (1.92%) Process Management
14 2 (1.28%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (33.97%) JavaScript
3 51 (32.69%) SQL
4 11 (7.05%) PHP
5 8 (5.13%) Groovy
6 6 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.56%) C
7 4 (2.56%) C#
7 4 (2.56%) C++
7 4 (2.56%) Scala
8 3 (1.92%) Clojure
9 2 (1.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (16.67%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) Sun Certification
2 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) OCPJP
3 7 (4.49%) OCMJD
4 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB
6 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 64 (41.03%) Oracle
2 48 (30.77%) JBoss
3 8 (5.13%) Sun
4 5 (3.21%) IBM
5 4 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (1.28%) VMware
6 2 (1.28%) Zend
7 1 (0.64%) Twitter
7 1 (0.64%) Demandware
7 1 (0.64%) hybris
7 1 (0.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.64%) Sybase
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe
7 1 (0.64%) Alterian
7 1 (0.64%) Intershop
7 1 (0.64%) Endeca
7 1 (0.64%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.64%) ATG
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