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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SpringSource Spring Framework
Rank 155 147 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -57
Permanent jobs citing Spring 53 64 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.15% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 3.15% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 48 61 99
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% -19.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £47,500 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2018 2031 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.39% 36.38% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 1809 1714
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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
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 30 July 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 July 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 £36,250 -19.44% 6
Coventry +6 10 £32,500 -13.33%
Warwickshire +13 6 £48,750 +50.00%
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire -4 3 £38,750 -8.82% 3
Spring
England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 133 (98.52%) Java
2 84 (62.22%) Tomcat
3 79 (58.52%) Hibernate
4 66 (48.89%) J2EE
5 52 (38.52%) Oracle
6 50 (37.04%) SQL
7 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
8 45 (33.33%) Eclipse
9 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (27.41%) Degree
11 36 (26.67%) JBoss
12 35 (25.93%) Software Engineering
13 34 (25.19%) Linux
13 34 (25.19%) Apache
14 32 (23.70%) MVC
15 31 (22.96%) Spring MVC
16 29 (21.48%) SQL Server
16 29 (21.48%) Struts
16 29 (21.48%) Web Services
17 28 (20.74%) HTML
18 26 (19.26%) TDD
18 26 (19.26%) Maven
19 25 (18.52%) CSS
20 24 (17.78%) XML
20 24 (17.78%) Scrum
20 24 (17.78%) Ajax
20 24 (17.78%) Multithreading
21 23 (17.04%) Games
22 22 (16.30%) MySQL
22 22 (16.30%) JMS

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 84 (62.22%) Tomcat
2 34 (25.19%) Apache
3 6 (4.44%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.70%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.22%) Confluence
6 2 (1.48%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.48%) FileNet
6 2 (1.48%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) SSL
2 2 (1.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.30%) MySQL
3 19 (14.07%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (11.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (11.11%) JasperReports
5 15 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (9.63%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.74%) Big Data
10 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 45 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 26 (19.26%) Maven
3 21 (15.56%) Subversion
3 21 (15.56%) Jenkins
4 17 (12.59%) Selenium
5 13 (9.63%) FitNesse
6 12 (8.89%) Hudson
7 10 (7.41%) Ant
8 8 (5.93%) JUnit
9 3 (2.22%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.22%) JIRA
10 2 (1.48%) WATIR
10 2 (1.48%) RSpec
10 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.74%) PVCS
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.74%) Toad
11 1 (0.74%) JDeveloper
General
1 23 (17.04%) Games
2 9 (6.67%) Finance
3 8 (5.93%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (74.07%) Developer
2 93 (68.89%) Java Developer
3 26 (19.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 25 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 23 (17.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (14.07%) Java Team Leader
6 19 (14.07%) Team Leader
7 16 (11.85%) J2EE Developer
8 12 (8.89%) Analyst
8 12 (8.89%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.89%) Software Support Analyst
8 12 (8.89%) Developer Analyst
9 8 (5.93%) Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Junior
11 5 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Junior Java Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Graduate
11 5 (3.70%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (58.52%) Hibernate
2 66 (48.89%) J2EE
3 31 (22.96%) Spring MVC
4 29 (21.48%) Struts
4 29 (21.48%) Web Services
5 28 (20.74%) HTML
6 25 (18.52%) CSS
7 24 (17.78%) XML
7 24 (17.78%) Ajax
8 22 (16.30%) JMS
9 21 (15.56%) SOAP
10 20 (14.81%) Java EE
11 18 (13.33%) REST
12 16 (11.85%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (11.11%) JSP
13 15 (11.11%) jQuery
13 15 (11.11%) JPA
14 14 (10.37%) XSLT
14 14 (10.37%) JMX
15 13 (9.63%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.96%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.22%) Open Source
4 3 (2.22%) iPhone
5 2 (1.48%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.19%) Linux
2 15 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (1.48%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 32 (23.70%) MVC
4 26 (19.26%) TDD
5 24 (17.78%) Scrum
5 24 (17.78%) Multithreading
6 20 (14.81%) OO
7 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.44%) SOA
9 6 (4.44%) Pair Programming
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (2.96%) Web Development
11 4 (2.96%) Test Scripting
11 4 (2.96%) Process Management
12 3 (2.22%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (2.22%) iOS Development
13 2 (1.48%) Logistics
13 2 (1.48%) Business Development
13 2 (1.48%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (98.52%) Java
2 50 (37.04%) SQL
3 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.85%) PHP
5 7 (5.19%) XPath
6 6 (4.44%) Groovy
7 4 (2.96%) C++
8 3 (2.22%) Scala
9 2 (1.48%) Clojure
9 2 (1.48%) C
9 2 (1.48%) C#
9 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) Perl
10 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (27.41%) Degree
2 12 (8.89%) Sun Certification
2 12 (8.89%) OCPJP
2 12 (8.89%) OCMJD
3 4 (2.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.74%) Xen
Vendors
1 52 (38.52%) Oracle
2 36 (26.67%) JBoss
3 12 (8.89%) Sun
4 7 (5.19%) Google
5 3 (2.22%) VMware
5 3 (2.22%) IBM
5 3 (2.22%) Adobe
5 3 (2.22%) Twitter
5 3 (2.22%) Zend
6 2 (1.48%) hybris
6 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.74%) ATG
7 1 (0.74%) Alterian
7 1 (0.74%) Demandware
7 1 (0.74%) Intershop
7 1 (0.74%) Endeca
7 1 (0.74%) Yahoo!
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