Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 52 59
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +39
Permanent jobs citing Spring 86 191 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.07% 5.69% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.59% 13.56% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 71 147 73
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £34,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 742 1,409 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.12% 42.01% 42.51%
Number of salaries quoted 561 1,075 812
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 +6 28 £75,000 +50.00% 5
Warrington -8 16 £55,000 +27.17%
Chester +2 9 £57,500 +27.78%
Crewe +9 4 £50,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 4 - -
Sandbach - 2 £55,000 -
Winsford - 2 - -
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 79 (91.86%) Java
2 47 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 33 (38.37%) SQL
4 32 (37.21%) TDD
4 32 (37.21%) REST
5 30 (34.88%) Microservices
5 30 (34.88%) SOA
6 29 (33.72%) Finance
6 29 (33.72%) Software Engineering
6 29 (33.72%) Spring Boot
7 28 (32.56%) Web Services
8 25 (29.07%) Banking
9 23 (26.74%) Test Automation
10 20 (23.26%) RESTful
10 20 (23.26%) Gradle
11 18 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (20.93%) DevOps
11 18 (20.93%) HTML
12 17 (19.77%) MVC
12 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
13 16 (18.60%) React
13 16 (18.60%) C#
13 16 (18.60%) CSS
14 14 (16.28%) J2EE
14 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
14 14 (16.28%) Hibernate
14 14 (16.28%) Scrum
14 14 (16.28%) Refactoring
14 14 (16.28%) 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 9 (10.47%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.14%) JBoss
3 5 (5.81%) Jetty
4 4 (4.65%) Mule
5 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.33%) nginx
6 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) Confluence
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.14%) OpenShift
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.49%) SaaS
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.33%) Serverless
6 1 (1.16%) Apigee
6 1 (1.16%) Dialogflow
6 1 (1.16%) GitHub
6 1 (1.16%) npm
6 1 (1.16%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
1 9 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) MySQL
3 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.65%) DB2
5 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.33%) Redis
6 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Gradle
2 17 (19.77%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
4 11 (12.79%) Maven
5 10 (11.63%) JUnit
6 7 (8.14%) Bitbucket
7 6 (6.98%) JIRA
7 6 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (4.65%) Artifactory
8 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.49%) Mockito
10 2 (2.33%) Ant
10 2 (2.33%) Grunt
10 2 (2.33%) gulp
10 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.33%) JMeter
10 2 (2.33%) JSHint
11 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 25 (29.07%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (70.93%) Developer
2 43 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Junior
4 7 (8.14%) Junior Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (6.98%) Java Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.49%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.21%) REST
2 29 (33.72%) Spring Boot
3 28 (32.56%) Web Services
4 20 (23.26%) RESTful
5 18 (20.93%) HTML
6 16 (18.60%) CSS
6 16 (18.60%) React
7 14 (16.28%) AngularJS
7 14 (16.28%) Hibernate
7 14 (16.28%) J2EE
8 8 (9.30%) HTML5
8 8 (9.30%) jQuery
8 8 (9.30%) Node.js
9 7 (8.14%) .NET
9 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (6.98%) JDBC
10 6 (6.98%) RAML
10 6 (6.98%) Spring MVC
11 5 (5.81%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) User Experience
2 6 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.65%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.16%) IVR
5 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.30%) Android
1 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.98%) Unix
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) MVS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (54.65%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.21%) TDD
3 30 (34.88%) Microservices
3 30 (34.88%) SOA
4 29 (33.72%) Software Engineering
5 23 (26.74%) Test Automation
6 18 (20.93%) DevOps
7 17 (19.77%) MVC
8 14 (16.28%) Data Modelling
8 14 (16.28%) Refactoring
8 14 (16.28%) Scrum
9 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.30%) TOGAF
12 7 (8.14%) OO
12 7 (8.14%) SOLID
12 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (91.86%) Java
2 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
2 33 (38.37%) SQL
3 16 (18.60%) C#
4 4 (4.65%) PHP
4 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.49%) C
5 3 (3.49%) Java 8
5 3 (3.49%) Python
5 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.33%) C++
6 2 (2.33%) Go
6 2 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) ES6
7 1 (1.16%) Groovy
7 1 (1.16%) R
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) TOGAF Certification
2 6 (6.98%) Degree
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.16%) Ansible
2 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Oracle
2 5 (5.81%) MuleSoft
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.49%) Google
4 3 (3.49%) JNBridge
5 1 (1.16%) Facebook
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat