Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
England > North West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 80 107
Rank change year-on-year -13 +27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Spring 400 488 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.30% 3.70% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.15% 8.28% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 320 405 292
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +15.53%
10th Percentile £33,700 £33,450 £32,275
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.87% +1.90%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,905 5,892 4,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.45% 44.73% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,137 4,905 3,966
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.63% +1.58% +5.56%

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the North West

Spring
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Spring in the North West

Spring
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the North West over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Spring in the North West

Spring
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Manchester -9 260 £52,500 +5.00% 57
Cheshire -29 87 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Lancashire +1 35 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Merseyside +35 16 £51,500 +58.46% 2
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Spring.

1 390 (97.50%) Java
2 251 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (51.50%) Software Engineering
4 196 (49.00%) JavaScript
5 142 (35.50%) Hibernate
5 142 (35.50%) AngularJS
6 138 (34.50%) TDD
7 132 (33.00%) Scrum
8 123 (30.75%) DevOps
9 119 (29.75%) Java 8
10 108 (27.00%) MVC
11 105 (26.25%) Microservices
12 99 (24.75%) React
13 96 (24.00%) Web Services
14 93 (23.25%) PHP
14 93 (23.25%) Node.js
15 91 (22.75%) Docker
16 89 (22.25%) HTML
16 89 (22.25%) MySQL
17 87 (21.75%) Mentoring
18 86 (21.50%) Spring Boot
18 86 (21.50%) Greenfield Project
19 85 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
20 84 (21.00%) Test Automation
21 75 (18.75%) E-Commerce
22 74 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
23 73 (18.25%) CSS
24 70 (17.50%) Finance
25 69 (17.25%) J2EE
26 68 (17.00%) Python

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 38 (9.50%) Tomcat
2 17 (4.25%) Apache Solr
3 16 (4.00%) Apache
3 16 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (3.00%) Confluence
5 10 (2.50%) JBoss
6 8 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.75%) CMS
7 7 (1.75%) nginx
8 6 (1.50%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.50%) IIS
8 6 (1.50%) Jetty
8 6 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.25%) Blender
2 1 (0.25%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 74 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.50%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (5.25%) SaaS
4 16 (4.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 15 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (2.75%) GitHub
7 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.25%) IaaS
8 5 (1.25%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.00%) npm
10 2 (0.50%) PaaS
10 2 (0.50%) Serverless
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.25%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.25%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.75%) HTTP
2 6 (1.50%) SSL
3 4 (1.00%) Internet
4 2 (0.50%) Intranet
4 2 (0.50%) PPP
5 1 (0.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (22.25%) MySQL
2 46 (11.50%) MongoDB
3 42 (10.50%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 40 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 35 (8.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (5.25%) Redis
7 17 (4.25%) Big Data
7 17 (4.25%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.50%) SQL Server
10 9 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.25%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.25%) HBase
12 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.00%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.75%) Riak
15 2 (0.50%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 68 (17.00%) Git (software)
2 66 (16.50%) JUnit
3 62 (15.50%) Jenkins
4 42 (10.50%) Maven
5 39 (9.75%) Gradle
6 29 (7.25%) Selenium
7 24 (6.00%) Ant
8 17 (4.25%) JIRA
9 15 (3.75%) Mockito
10 13 (3.25%) Cucumber
11 12 (3.00%) CA Release Automation
11 12 (3.00%) gulp
11 12 (3.00%) Jasmine
11 12 (3.00%) TestNG
11 12 (3.00%) Visual Studio
12 11 (2.75%) Subversion
13 10 (2.50%) JMeter
13 10 (2.50%) Mercurial
14 7 (1.75%) Mocha
14 7 (1.75%) Spock
General
1 70 (17.50%) Finance
2 40 (10.00%) Banking
3 38 (9.50%) Advertising
4 29 (7.25%) Retail
5 17 (4.25%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.75%) Law
7 7 (1.75%) Games
7 7 (1.75%) Marketing
8 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 220 (55.00%) Developer
2 184 (46.00%) Java Developer
3 112 (28.00%) Software Engineer
4 101 (25.25%) Java Engineer
5 91 (22.75%) Java Software Engineer
6 53 (13.25%) Senior Developer
7 36 (9.00%) Lead Software Engineer
7 36 (9.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 22 (5.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 20 (5.00%) Software Developer
10 19 (4.75%) Architect
10 19 (4.75%) Senior Java Engineer
10 19 (4.75%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 19 (4.75%) Technical Leader
11 17 (4.25%) Java Software Developer
12 15 (3.75%) Junior
13 13 (3.25%) Junior Developer
14 12 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (2.75%) Junior Java Developer
16 10 (2.50%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (35.50%) AngularJS
1 142 (35.50%) Hibernate
2 99 (24.75%) React
3 96 (24.00%) Web Services
4 93 (23.25%) Node.js
5 89 (22.25%) HTML
6 86 (21.50%) Spring Boot
7 73 (18.25%) CSS
8 69 (17.25%) J2EE
9 67 (16.75%) REST
10 65 (16.25%) RESTful
11 61 (15.25%) SOAP
12 59 (14.75%) Java EE
13 47 (11.75%) Spring MVC
14 46 (11.50%) jQuery
15 40 (10.00%) JSON
16 39 (9.75%) XML
17 34 (8.50%) HTML5
18 26 (6.50%) CSS3
18 26 (6.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (21.50%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (11.00%) Computer Science
3 28 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.25%) Fintech
5 17 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.75%) User Experience
7 10 (2.50%) Arduino
7 10 (2.50%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.50%) Mainframe
8 9 (2.25%) Xbox
9 8 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.00%) Blog
11 4 (1.00%) Life Science
11 4 (1.00%) Wiki
12 2 (0.50%) Clustering
12 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.75%) Linux
2 10 (2.50%) Windows
3 8 (2.00%) Unix
4 5 (1.25%) Android
4 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.00%) CentOS
5 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (51.50%) Software Engineering
3 138 (34.50%) TDD
4 132 (33.00%) Scrum
5 123 (30.75%) DevOps
6 108 (27.00%) MVC
7 105 (26.25%) Microservices
8 87 (21.75%) Mentoring
9 85 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (21.00%) Test Automation
11 75 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 68 (17.00%) OO
13 64 (16.00%) SDLC
14 63 (15.75%) OOP
15 55 (13.75%) Open Source
16 53 (13.25%) Coaching
16 53 (13.25%) Kanban
17 52 (13.00%) Web Development
18 50 (12.50%) SOA
19 47 (11.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 390 (97.50%) Java
2 196 (49.00%) JavaScript
3 119 (29.75%) Java 8
4 93 (23.25%) PHP
5 68 (17.00%) Python
6 61 (15.25%) SQL
7 34 (8.50%) C#
8 27 (6.75%) C++
8 27 (6.75%) Ruby
9 24 (6.00%) TypeScript
10 19 (4.75%) C
10 19 (4.75%) Groovy
10 19 (4.75%) R
10 19 (4.75%) Scala
11 16 (4.00%) Go
12 15 (3.75%) Java 9
13 8 (2.00%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.00%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.25%) Perl
15 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (14.25%) Degree
2 29 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.50%) OCPJP
4 9 (2.25%) HND
5 6 (1.50%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.00%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (1.25%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) GCP
System Software
1 91 (22.75%) Docker
2 5 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (7.25%) Puppet
2 26 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (5.25%) Kubernetes
4 11 (2.75%) Ansible
5 6 (1.50%) Kibana
6 5 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.00%) logstash
8 2 (0.50%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.50%) Marathon
8 2 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (16.00%) Oracle
2 27 (6.75%) Google
3 9 (2.25%) Splunk
4 7 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.25%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.00%) Apple
6 4 (1.00%) IBM
7 3 (0.75%) Capita
7 3 (0.75%) Facebook
7 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.75%) Twitter
8 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.50%) Sybase
8 2 (0.50%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.50%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) Cadence
9 1 (0.25%) Sun