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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 166 132 131
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -1
Permanent jobs citing Spring 56 81 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 1.51% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 4.40% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 52 80 63
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
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
2031 1841 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.89% 34.25% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1775 1645 1685
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 £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 30 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 30 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 -23 26 £33,750 -15.62% 2
Coventry -15 8 £32,500 -27.77%
Worcestershire -4 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire -11 2 £45,000 +9.75%
Staffordshire -11 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 82 (62.60%) Hibernate
3 74 (56.49%) Tomcat
4 72 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (45.80%) J2EE
6 52 (39.69%) Oracle
7 51 (38.93%) SQL
8 47 (35.88%) Degree
9 38 (29.01%) Eclipse
10 37 (28.24%) Software Engineering
11 33 (25.19%) JavaScript
12 32 (24.43%) JBoss
12 32 (24.43%) Multithreading
13 31 (23.66%) Linux
14 30 (22.90%) Apache
15 27 (20.61%) Spring MVC
15 27 (20.61%) SQL Server
15 27 (20.61%) Web Services
15 27 (20.61%) MVC
16 26 (19.85%) JMS
17 25 (19.08%) Struts
17 25 (19.08%) Games
18 22 (16.79%) Subversion
18 22 (16.79%) OO
18 22 (16.79%) REST
19 21 (16.03%) SOAP
19 21 (16.03%) Ajax
20 20 (15.27%) Maven
21 18 (13.74%) TDD
21 18 (13.74%) Jenkins

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 74 (56.49%) Tomcat
2 30 (22.90%) Apache
3 6 (4.58%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.29%) Confluence
6 2 (1.53%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.53%) FileNet
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) SSL
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (12.21%) MySQL
3 15 (11.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (11.45%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (10.69%) JasperReports
5 12 (9.16%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.29%) Big Data
8 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.76%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 38 (29.01%) Eclipse
2 22 (16.79%) Subversion
3 20 (15.27%) 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%) JUnit
9 4 (3.05%) Ant
10 3 (2.29%) PVCS
10 3 (2.29%) JIRA
10 3 (2.29%) Toad
11 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.76%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (0.76%) RSpec
12 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.76%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.76%) WATIR
General
1 25 (19.08%) Games
2 6 (4.58%) Retail
3 5 (3.82%) Finance
4 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (77.10%) Developer
2 95 (72.52%) Java Developer
3 28 (21.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (14.50%) J2EE Developer
4 19 (14.50%) Senior Developer
5 17 (12.98%) Support Analyst
5 17 (12.98%) Analyst
5 17 (12.98%) Team Leader
5 17 (12.98%) Java Team Leader
5 17 (12.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (12.98%) Developer Analyst
5 17 (12.98%) Software Support Analyst
6 8 (6.11%) Junior Java Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Junior Developer
6 8 (6.11%) Junior
7 7 (5.34%) Graduate
7 7 (5.34%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Graduate Java Developer
8 6 (4.58%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (62.60%) Hibernate
2 60 (45.80%) J2EE
3 27 (20.61%) Web Services
3 27 (20.61%) Spring MVC
4 26 (19.85%) JMS
5 25 (19.08%) Struts
6 22 (16.79%) REST
7 21 (16.03%) SOAP
7 21 (16.03%) Ajax
8 16 (12.21%) XML
9 15 (11.45%) HTML
9 15 (11.45%) Java EE
9 15 (11.45%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (10.69%) JMX
11 12 (9.16%) CSS
11 12 (9.16%) JPA
12 11 (8.40%) WSDL
12 11 (8.40%) XSLT
13 10 (7.63%) JDBC
13 10 (7.63%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.34%) Open Source
3 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.53%) iPhone
5 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.76%) Physics
5 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.66%) Linux
2 8 (6.11%) UNIX
3 3 (2.29%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.96%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.24%) Software Engineering
3 32 (24.43%) Multithreading
4 27 (20.61%) MVC
5 22 (16.79%) OO
6 18 (13.74%) TDD
7 17 (12.98%) Scrum
8 16 (12.21%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.11%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (6.11%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.58%) UML
12 5 (3.82%) SOA
12 5 (3.82%) Web Development
13 4 (3.05%) Pair Programming
13 4 (3.05%) Logistics
14 3 (2.29%) Test Scripting
14 3 (2.29%) Project Planning
14 3 (2.29%) RAD
14 3 (2.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 129 (98.47%) Java
2 51 (38.93%) SQL
3 33 (25.19%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.40%) PHP
5 6 (4.58%) XPath
6 4 (3.05%) Groovy
7 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.53%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.53%) Scala
8 2 (1.53%) Clojure
8 2 (1.53%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) C#
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) VBA
9 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (35.88%) Degree
2 17 (12.98%) Sun Certification
2 17 (12.98%) OCPJP
2 17 (12.98%) 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 52 (39.69%) Oracle
2 32 (24.43%) JBoss
3 17 (12.98%) Sun
4 7 (5.34%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.82%) Google
6 2 (1.53%) Zend
6 2 (1.53%) Adobe
6 2 (1.53%) IBM
6 2 (1.53%) Twitter
7 1 (0.76%) hybris
7 1 (0.76%) VMware
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