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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 76 96
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Spring 59 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.06% 1.25% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.92% 3.19% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 41 11 22
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 595 376 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.92% 39.09% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 486 342 519
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Spring as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -14 25 £45,000 -41.93% 3
Chester +17 15 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Warrington -9 5 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Crewe - 4 £45,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 3 £50,000 - 1
Spring
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (58.25%) Hibernate
4 45 (43.69%) TDD
5 40 (38.83%) HTML
6 38 (36.89%) Finance
7 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
8 33 (32.04%) SOAP
9 30 (29.13%) Git (software)
10 29 (28.16%) SQL
10 29 (28.16%) J2EE
11 27 (26.21%) Oracle
11 27 (26.21%) SDLC
12 26 (25.24%) JSON
13 24 (23.30%) Web Services
14 21 (20.39%) MVC
14 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
15 19 (18.45%) jQuery
15 19 (18.45%) AngularJS
15 19 (18.45%) BDD
16 18 (17.48%) JUnit
17 16 (15.53%) XML
18 15 (14.56%) Banking
18 15 (14.56%) Unit Testing
18 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
18 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
19 14 (13.59%) Spring MVC
19 14 (13.59%) Scrum
19 14 (13.59%) JSP
20 13 (12.62%) Linux

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 13 (12.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.91%) Confluence
3 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) JBoss
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.91%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.94%) CloudFront
2 2 (1.94%) GitHub
2 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.97%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) MySQL
2 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.91%) DB2
6 3 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (29.13%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.48%) JUnit
3 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
4 13 (12.62%) SonarQube
5 12 (11.65%) Eclipse
6 11 (10.68%) Subversion
7 10 (9.71%) Gradle
7 10 (9.71%) Maven
8 8 (7.77%) JIRA
9 7 (6.80%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.85%) Selenium
11 4 (3.88%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.91%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.97%) Ant
13 1 (0.97%) EasyMock
13 1 (0.97%) Mockito
General
1 38 (36.89%) Finance
2 15 (14.56%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Advertising
3 5 (4.85%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (87.38%) Developer
2 89 (86.41%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.48%) J2EE Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (11.65%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Junior
9 3 (2.91%) Junior Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 2 (1.94%) AWS Developer
10 2 (1.94%) Designer
10 2 (1.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (58.25%) Hibernate
2 40 (38.83%) HTML
3 33 (32.04%) SOAP
4 29 (28.16%) J2EE
5 26 (25.24%) JSON
6 24 (23.30%) Web Services
7 19 (18.45%) AngularJS
7 19 (18.45%) jQuery
8 16 (15.53%) XML
9 14 (13.59%) JSP
9 14 (13.59%) Spring MVC
10 13 (12.62%) Java EE
11 10 (9.71%) CSS
11 10 (9.71%) JDBC
11 10 (9.71%) REST
12 8 (7.77%) HTML5
12 8 (7.77%) Spring Integration
13 5 (4.85%) CSS3
13 5 (4.85%) iBATIS
14 4 (3.88%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.88%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (3.88%) Social Media
2 4 (3.88%) User Experience
3 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.91%) Fintech
3 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.94%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.94%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.94%) RIA
5 1 (0.97%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 11 (10.68%) Mac OS
2 11 (10.68%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.94%) CentOS
3 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.97%) AIX
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.69%) TDD
3 27 (26.21%) SDLC
4 21 (20.39%) MVC
4 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
5 19 (18.45%) BDD
6 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
6 15 (14.56%) Unit Testing
7 14 (13.59%) Scrum
8 13 (12.62%) OO
8 13 (12.62%) Risk Management
9 12 (11.65%) Waterfall
10 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.68%) OOP
11 8 (7.77%) Coaching
11 8 (7.77%) DevOps
11 8 (7.77%) Issue Tracking
11 8 (7.77%) IT Strategy
12 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.83%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
3 29 (28.16%) SQL
4 8 (7.77%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.85%) PHP
6 3 (2.91%) Python
7 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.97%) C
8 1 (0.97%) C#
8 1 (0.97%) C++
8 1 (0.97%) Groovy
8 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) Degree
1 2 (1.94%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) Ansible
2 1 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) Oracle
2 4 (3.88%) Cognizant
3 3 (2.91%) Sybase
4 2 (1.94%) Google
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.94%) Sun
5 1 (0.97%) Apigee
5 1 (0.97%) MuleSoft
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago