The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Pivotal Software Spring Framework
Rank 35 92 70
Rank change year-on-year +57 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Spring 60 13 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.92% 1.21% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.96% 3.09% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56 13 26
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £40,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 334 421 402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.94% 39.09% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 267 336 325
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Spring
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Spring in Essex

Spring
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Essex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Spring in Essex

Spring
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Colchester +16 20 £62,500 -3.84%
Chelmsford -6 14 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Witham - 3 £45,000 -
Harlow - 1 £50,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £41,995 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £50,000 -
Spring
East of England

Spring
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Spring.

1 83 (98.81%) Java
2 56 (66.67%) MVC
3 52 (61.90%) Java EE
3 52 (61.90%) Spring MVC
4 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 46 (54.76%) CSS
7 45 (53.57%) JBoss
8 41 (48.81%) Hibernate
9 39 (46.43%) Oracle
9 39 (46.43%) SQL
10 38 (45.24%) HTML
11 36 (42.86%) Degree
11 36 (42.86%) Ajax
12 35 (41.67%) EJB
13 34 (40.48%) MySQL
14 33 (39.29%) Servlets
14 33 (39.29%) Tomcat
14 33 (39.29%) Computer Science
15 32 (38.10%) GlassFish
15 32 (38.10%) PL/SQL
15 32 (38.10%) T-SQL
15 32 (38.10%) Relational Database
16 31 (36.90%) Big Data
16 31 (36.90%) JMS
16 31 (36.90%) RDBMS
17 30 (35.71%) Apache
18 29 (34.52%) Web Services
18 29 (34.52%) JSP
19 28 (33.33%) Maven

Spring
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 45 (53.57%) JBoss
2 33 (39.29%) Tomcat
3 32 (38.10%) GlassFish
4 30 (35.71%) Apache
5 22 (26.19%) WebSphere
6 13 (15.48%) Apache Pig
6 13 (15.48%) Apache Spark
7 10 (11.90%) Apache Geronimo
8 1 (1.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.48%) MySQL
2 32 (38.10%) Relational Database
3 31 (36.90%) Big Data
3 31 (36.90%) RDBMS
4 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
5 25 (29.76%) CouchDB
5 25 (29.76%) MongoDB
6 22 (26.19%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (17.86%) Neo4j
8 13 (15.48%) Hadoop
8 13 (15.48%) NoSQL
9 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
10 8 (9.52%) JasperReports
11 6 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
11 6 (7.14%) GIS
12 3 (3.57%) Apache Hive
12 3 (3.57%) Mahout
12 3 (3.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (33.33%) Maven
2 23 (27.38%) Ant
3 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.90%) JUnit
5 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.14%) ClearQuest
6 6 (7.14%) CruiseControl
6 6 (7.14%) FishEye
6 6 (7.14%) Gradle
6 6 (7.14%) Hudson
6 6 (7.14%) JIRA
6 6 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.38%) jMock
7 2 (2.38%) Mockito
8 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 15 (17.86%) Automotive
2 4 (4.76%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (89.29%) Developer
2 73 (86.90%) Java Developer
3 28 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 28 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 23 (27.38%) Lead Developer
5 22 (26.19%) Lead Java Developer
6 14 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (11.90%) Java Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Senior Java Engineer
8 9 (10.71%) Graduate
8 9 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (9.52%) Graduate Java Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 6 (7.14%) Java Programmer
11 6 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (7.14%) Programmer
11 6 (7.14%) Senior Java Programmer
11 6 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 6 (7.14%) Senior Programmer
11 6 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (61.90%) Java EE
1 52 (61.90%) Spring MVC
2 46 (54.76%) CSS
3 41 (48.81%) Hibernate
4 38 (45.24%) HTML
5 36 (42.86%) Ajax
6 35 (41.67%) EJB
7 33 (39.29%) Servlets
8 31 (36.90%) JMS
9 29 (34.52%) JSP
9 29 (34.52%) Web Services
10 27 (32.14%) REST
10 27 (32.14%) Swing
11 23 (27.38%) JPA
12 19 (22.62%) SOAP
13 14 (16.67%) J2EE
14 10 (11.90%) FreeMarker
15 9 (10.71%) Java SE
15 9 (10.71%) Struts
15 9 (10.71%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.76%) iPad
5 1 (1.19%) LIMS
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (66.67%) MVC
2 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.95%) TDD
4 17 (20.24%) OO
5 15 (17.86%) Scrum
6 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.33%) DevOps
10 7 (8.33%) Open Source
11 6 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
11 6 (7.14%) Kanban
11 6 (7.14%) Mathematics
11 6 (7.14%) UML
12 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.95%) OOP
13 4 (4.76%) E-business
13 4 (4.76%) SDLC
13 4 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (98.81%) Java
2 48 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 39 (46.43%) SQL
4 32 (38.10%) PL/SQL
4 32 (38.10%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.14%) C
6 4 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) HDFS
Vendors
1 39 (46.43%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) Adobe
2 8 (9.52%) Google
3 6 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.57%) Alteryx
4 3 (3.57%) Tableau
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