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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 169 114 146
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +32
Permanent jobs citing Spring 61 98 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.84% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.06% 5.10% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 57 95 50
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,600 £50,500
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
1992 1920 1876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.64% 36.09% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1718 1665
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
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 31 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 31 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
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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 -21 27 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Warwickshire -16 10 £47,500 - 3
Coventry -16 7 £32,500 -24.41% 1
Worcestershire -4 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Staffordshire -6 2 £51,250 -6.81% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £40,000 -
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 113 (98.26%) Java
2 68 (59.13%) Hibernate
3 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (50.43%) Tomcat
5 56 (48.70%) J2EE
6 51 (44.35%) SQL
7 44 (38.26%) Oracle
7 44 (38.26%) Degree
8 36 (31.30%) Software Engineering
9 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
9 32 (27.83%) JBoss
10 28 (24.35%) Eclipse
11 27 (23.48%) JMS
12 23 (20.00%) Linux
13 22 (19.13%) OO
13 22 (19.13%) Struts
14 21 (18.26%) Web Services
14 21 (18.26%) HTML
14 21 (18.26%) Apache
15 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
16 19 (16.52%) XML
16 19 (16.52%) Multithreading
17 18 (15.65%) CSS
18 17 (14.78%) MVC
18 17 (14.78%) Computer Science
19 16 (13.91%) REST
20 15 (13.04%) Ajax
20 15 (13.04%) Subversion
20 15 (13.04%) OCPJP
20 15 (13.04%) OCMJD

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 58 (50.43%) Tomcat
2 32 (27.83%) JBoss
3 21 (18.26%) Apache
4 10 (8.70%) GlassFish
5 7 (6.09%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.61%) CMS
6 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.61%) Confluence
7 2 (1.74%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.74%) FileNet
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Enfinity
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.87%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) SSL
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.43%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.70%) MySQL
3 10 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.96%) JasperReports
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.61%) DB2
8 3 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.61%) Big Data
9 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.87%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.87%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (24.35%) Eclipse
2 15 (13.04%) Subversion
3 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
4 12 (10.43%) Maven
5 10 (8.70%) Selenium
6 9 (7.83%) Hudson
7 7 (6.09%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.48%) JUnit
9 3 (2.61%) PVCS
9 3 (2.61%) JIRA
9 3 (2.61%) WATIR
9 3 (2.61%) Toad
9 3 (2.61%) RSpec
9 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.61%) Ant
10 2 (1.74%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.87%) T4 Templates
11 1 (0.87%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.87%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (10.43%) Games
2 11 (9.57%) Retail
3 4 (3.48%) Finance
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (86.09%) Developer
2 96 (83.48%) Java Developer
3 28 (24.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 19 (16.52%) J2EE Developer
5 18 (15.65%) Senior Developer
6 17 (14.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (13.04%) Developer Analyst
7 15 (13.04%) Analyst
7 15 (13.04%) Support Analyst
7 15 (13.04%) Software Support Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Junior Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Junior Java Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Junior
9 7 (6.09%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) Graduate
9 7 (6.09%) Graduate Java Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
11 4 (3.48%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (59.13%) Hibernate
2 56 (48.70%) J2EE
3 27 (23.48%) JMS
4 22 (19.13%) Struts
5 21 (18.26%) Web Services
5 21 (18.26%) HTML
6 19 (16.52%) XML
7 18 (15.65%) CSS
8 16 (13.91%) REST
9 15 (13.04%) Ajax
10 14 (12.17%) SOAP
10 14 (12.17%) Spring MVC
11 13 (11.30%) JPA
12 12 (10.43%) Java EE
12 12 (10.43%) JSP
13 11 (9.57%) EJB
14 10 (8.70%) EJB 3.0
15 9 (7.83%) RESTful
16 8 (6.96%) JMX
16 8 (6.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.70%) Open Source
3 5 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.48%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.74%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) UNIX
3 2 (1.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (54.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.30%) Software Engineering
3 22 (19.13%) OO
4 19 (16.52%) Multithreading
5 17 (14.78%) MVC
6 13 (11.30%) TDD
7 12 (10.43%) UML
8 11 (9.57%) Scrum
9 9 (7.83%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.83%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.09%) SOA
11 7 (6.09%) Web Development
12 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.48%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (3.48%) Logistics
14 3 (2.61%) Workflow
14 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Architecture
14 3 (2.61%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 113 (98.26%) Java
2 51 (44.35%) SQL
3 32 (27.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.96%) PHP
5 5 (4.35%) Groovy
6 3 (2.61%) XPath
6 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.74%) Scala
7 2 (1.74%) Clojure
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.87%) VBA
8 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (38.26%) Degree
2 15 (13.04%) Sun Certification
2 15 (13.04%) OCPJP
2 15 (13.04%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Xen
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 44 (38.26%) Oracle
2 15 (13.04%) Sun
3 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.35%) IBM
5 4 (3.48%) Intershop
5 4 (3.48%) Google
5 4 (3.48%) Open Text
6 3 (2.61%) BEA
6 3 (2.61%) Vitria
6 3 (2.61%) Sybase
6 3 (2.61%) Zend
6 3 (2.61%) Pega
7 2 (1.74%) Twitter
7 2 (1.74%) Adobe
8 1 (0.87%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) VMware
8 1 (0.87%) hybris
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