Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 85 79
Rank change year-on-year +43 -6 +68
Permanent jobs citing Spring 165 65 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.37% 2.87% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.24% 6.90% 8.53%
Number of salaries quoted 148 60 95
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £59,125 £61,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £49,750 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.74% +11.76% +6.25%

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 1246 942 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.56% 41.59% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 855 1119
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,700 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 0 47 £47,500 -38.71% 3
Chester +7 31 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Warrington +12 29 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Ellesmere Port +6 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Daresbury - 4 £42,500 -
Wilmslow +10 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Crewe -4 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Macclesfield - 1 £30,000 -
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Spring.

1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 115 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (64.24%) Hibernate
4 74 (44.85%) JavaScript
5 68 (41.21%) Finance
6 56 (33.94%) Oracle
7 55 (33.33%) SQL
8 53 (32.12%) TDD
9 50 (30.30%) Software Engineering
10 49 (29.70%) MVC
11 46 (27.88%) Tomcat
11 46 (27.88%) jQuery
12 45 (27.27%) Git (software)
12 45 (27.27%) Jenkins
13 44 (26.67%) HTML
14 43 (26.06%) AngularJS
15 40 (24.24%) SDLC
16 37 (22.42%) BDD
17 36 (21.82%) Web Services
18 35 (21.21%) J2EE
19 34 (20.61%) SOAP
19 34 (20.61%) Spring MVC
20 32 (19.39%) Gradle
21 31 (18.79%) JUnit
22 28 (16.97%) JSON
22 28 (16.97%) Scrum
23 27 (16.36%) Test Automation
24 26 (15.76%) Banking
25 25 (15.15%) JSP
25 25 (15.15%) REST

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 46 (27.88%) Tomcat
2 8 (4.85%) Apache
3 6 (3.64%) JBoss
4 5 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.03%) Confluence
4 5 (3.03%) Jetty
4 5 (3.03%) Mule
4 5 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.64%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.82%) CloudFront
3 3 (1.82%) GitHub
3 3 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) HTTP
1 14 (8.48%) Internet
2 4 (2.42%) SMS
3 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.91%) Relational Database
1 18 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.30%) Oracle Database
3 15 (9.09%) MySQL
4 11 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (6.06%) DB2
6 7 (4.24%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.42%) Big Data
8 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 45 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 32 (19.39%) Gradle
3 31 (18.79%) JUnit
4 19 (11.52%) Maven
5 15 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 15 (9.09%) Jasmine
5 15 (9.09%) Subversion
6 14 (8.48%) Bitbucket
7 9 (5.45%) SonarQube
8 8 (4.85%) JIRA
9 7 (4.24%) Selenium
10 6 (3.64%) Ant
11 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.03%) Hudson
12 4 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (1.21%) Mockito
14 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (41.21%) Finance
2 26 (15.76%) Banking
3 24 (14.55%) Advertising
4 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Law
4 3 (1.82%) Marketing
5 2 (1.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (70.30%) Developer
2 105 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 30 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 27 (16.36%) Software Engineer
5 24 (14.55%) Java Software Engineer
6 23 (13.94%) Senior Developer
7 22 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (13.33%) Software Developer
8 17 (10.30%) Java Software Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Java Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.42%) Graduate
11 4 (2.42%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (2.42%) Graduate Java Developer
12 3 (1.82%) Java Architect
12 3 (1.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (64.24%) Hibernate
2 46 (27.88%) jQuery
3 44 (26.67%) HTML
4 43 (26.06%) AngularJS
5 36 (21.82%) Web Services
6 35 (21.21%) J2EE
7 34 (20.61%) SOAP
7 34 (20.61%) Spring MVC
8 28 (16.97%) JSON
9 25 (15.15%) JSP
9 25 (15.15%) REST
10 21 (12.73%) CSS
10 21 (12.73%) XML
11 18 (10.91%) Servlets
12 16 (9.70%) HTML5
12 16 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (9.09%) CSS3
14 14 (8.48%) EJB
14 14 (8.48%) Java EE
15 12 (7.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (10.91%) User Experience
3 15 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.06%) RIA
5 8 (4.85%) Fintech
6 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.82%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.21%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.21%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Xbox
9 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.70%) Linux
2 12 (7.27%) Windows
3 10 (6.06%) Mac OS
4 4 (2.42%) Unix
5 3 (1.82%) CentOS
5 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.21%) AIX
6 2 (1.21%) Android
6 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.21%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.12%) TDD
3 50 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 49 (29.70%) MVC
5 40 (24.24%) SDLC
6 37 (22.42%) BDD
7 28 (16.97%) Scrum
8 27 (16.36%) Test Automation
9 22 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 21 (12.73%) Open Source
11 19 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (10.30%) DevOps
13 12 (7.27%) OO
14 10 (6.06%) Investment Management
15 9 (5.45%) B2B
15 9 (5.45%) MVVM
16 8 (4.85%) Risk Management
17 7 (4.24%) Coaching
17 7 (4.24%) Mentoring
17 7 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (44.85%) JavaScript
3 55 (33.33%) SQL
4 18 (10.91%) PHP
5 16 (9.70%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.85%) Python
7 7 (4.24%) C#
8 4 (2.42%) Ruby
8 4 (2.42%) Scala
9 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.82%) C++
9 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.82%) XPath
10 1 (0.61%) C
10 1 (0.61%) Groovy
10 1 (0.61%) Perl
10 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.61%) VB
10 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.85%) Degree
2 4 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.21%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.82%) SCCM
3 2 (1.21%) Ansible
3 2 (1.21%) Puppet
3 2 (1.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (33.94%) Oracle
2 16 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.85%) Google
3 8 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.24%) Sybase
5 3 (1.82%) Apigee
5 3 (1.82%) Apple
6 2 (1.21%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.21%) Sun
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe
7 1 (0.61%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.61%) Perforce
7 1 (0.61%) Twitter