The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 79 74
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Spring 15 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.87% 2.55% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.46% 5.93% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 23
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% -41.81%  
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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 336 489 454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 41.79% 42.93% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 276 427 414
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Spring
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Spring in Kent

Spring
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in Kent over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Spring in Kent

Spring
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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
Maidstone -3 10 £32,500 -
Canterbury - 2 £37,500 -
West Malling - 2 £28,750 -
Tunbridge Wells +3 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Spring
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for Spring.

1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) Hibernate
3 12 (57.14%) MySQL
4 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
5 10 (47.62%) Fiddler
5 10 (47.62%) Confluence
5 10 (47.62%) JSP
5 10 (47.62%) XML
5 10 (47.62%) Ajax
6 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 8 (38.10%) Swing
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) J2EE
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle
10 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (23.81%) HTML
10 5 (23.81%) Subversion
10 5 (23.81%) Maven
10 5 (23.81%) Scrum
11 4 (19.05%) MVC
11 4 (19.05%) TDD
11 4 (19.05%) JUnit
11 4 (19.05%) UML
11 4 (19.05%) OO
11 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
11 4 (19.05%) jMock
11 4 (19.05%) Mockito
11 4 (19.05%) Build Automation
12 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 10 (47.62%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.76%) SoftLayer
1 1 (4.76%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) CDMA
1 1 (4.76%) GSM
1 1 (4.76%) LTE
1 1 (4.76%) SNMP
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) UMTS
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL Workbench
2 2 (9.52%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (47.62%) Fiddler
3 5 (23.81%) Maven
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
4 4 (19.05%) jMock
4 4 (19.05%) JUnit
4 4 (19.05%) Mockito
5 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
6 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
1 19 (90.48%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Junior
3 4 (19.05%) Junior Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Junior Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE Applications Developer
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Hibernate
2 10 (47.62%) Ajax
2 10 (47.62%) JSP
2 10 (47.62%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) Swing
4 6 (28.57%) J2EE
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
7 2 (9.52%) JAXB
7 2 (9.52%) Middleware
8 1 (4.76%) CSS
8 1 (4.76%) Grails
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
8 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Build Automation
3 4 (19.05%) MVC
3 4 (19.05%) OO
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.76%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk