Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 42 77
Rank change year-on-year -38 +35 0
Permanent jobs citing Spring 73 174 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.08% 5.58% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.81% 13.71% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 63 153 61
Cheshire median annual salary £50,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.32% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,250 £60,600 £60,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Spring is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 829 1,269 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.99% 40.69% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 672 1,041 832
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in Cheshire

Spring
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Spring in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Spring in Cheshire

Spring
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Spring in Cheshire

Spring
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +5 21 £56,700 +19.37% 4
Warrington -7 15 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Chester -13 3 £57,500 +21.05%
Macclesfield +19 1 - - 1
Winsford - 1 - - 2
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 71 (97.26%) Java
2 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.62%) Banking
3 26 (35.62%) Software Engineering
3 26 (35.62%) Microservices
4 25 (34.25%) Hibernate
4 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
5 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
6 21 (28.77%) Web Services
7 20 (27.40%) Test Automation
8 19 (26.03%) DevOps
9 18 (24.66%) SQL
9 18 (24.66%) Finance
10 17 (23.29%) SOA
11 16 (21.92%) Node.js
11 16 (21.92%) Greenfield Project
12 15 (20.55%) Java 8
13 14 (19.18%) REST
13 14 (19.18%) TDD
14 13 (17.81%) RESTful
14 13 (17.81%) J2EE
15 12 (16.44%) Spring Boot
16 11 (15.07%) Gradle
16 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
17 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
17 10 (13.70%) Advertising
17 10 (13.70%) Scrum
18 9 (12.33%) HTML
18 9 (12.33%) User Experience
19 8 (10.96%) Docker

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.96%) JBoss
2 7 (9.59%) Confluence
3 5 (6.85%) Jetty
3 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.37%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.74%) Apigee
4 1 (1.37%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (1.37%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.37%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.37%) npm
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) PPP
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) MySQL
2 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.07%) Gradle
2 11 (15.07%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.96%) Maven
4 6 (8.22%) JIRA
4 6 (8.22%) JUnit
4 6 (8.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.85%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.11%) Ant
6 3 (4.11%) Mockito
7 2 (2.74%) Geb
7 2 (2.74%) Grunt
7 2 (2.74%) gulp
7 2 (2.74%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.74%) JSHint
7 2 (2.74%) Selenium
7 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.37%) CircleCI
General
1 26 (35.62%) Banking
2 18 (24.66%) Finance
3 10 (13.70%) Advertising
4 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (71.23%) Developer
2 30 (41.10%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
3 10 (13.70%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Java Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Designer
7 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.74%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Lead Designer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.37%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) Hibernate
2 21 (28.77%) Web Services
3 16 (21.92%) Node.js
4 14 (19.18%) REST
5 13 (17.81%) J2EE
5 13 (17.81%) RESTful
6 12 (16.44%) Spring Boot
7 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
8 9 (12.33%) HTML
9 7 (9.59%) jQuery
9 7 (9.59%) React
10 5 (6.85%) CSS
10 5 (6.85%) HTML5
10 5 (6.85%) Spring Cloud
11 4 (5.48%) .NET
12 3 (4.11%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (4.11%) RAML
13 2 (2.74%) Kendo UI
13 2 (2.74%) Material Design
13 2 (2.74%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (12.33%) User Experience
3 8 (10.96%) Online Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.74%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Fintech
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Unix
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) Microservices
2 26 (35.62%) Software Engineering
3 20 (27.40%) Test Automation
4 19 (26.03%) DevOps
5 17 (23.29%) SOA
6 14 (19.18%) TDD
7 10 (13.70%) Scrum
8 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.59%) SDLC
10 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
10 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.22%) OO
10 6 (8.22%) Refactoring
10 6 (8.22%) SOLID
10 6 (8.22%) Wealth Management
10 6 (8.22%) Web Development
10 6 (8.22%) Webhook
11 5 (6.85%) MVC
11 5 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 71 (97.26%) Java
2 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.66%) SQL
4 15 (20.55%) Java 8
5 5 (6.85%) C#
5 5 (6.85%) PHP
6 4 (5.48%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) Groovy
7 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.74%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Java 9
8 1 (1.37%) Perl
8 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.37%) R
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.74%) Google
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Splunk
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat