Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 87 119
Rank change year-on-year 0 +32 +48
Permanent jobs citing Spring 433 457 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.50% 3.54% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 8.04% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 344 356 257
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,700
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 5,357 5,687 4,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.24% 44.11% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,509 4,826 3,745
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -11 247 £55,000 +10.00% 59
Cheshire 0 124 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Lancashire -3 39 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Merseyside +27 18 £51,500 +58.46% 2
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 429 (99.08%) Java
2 297 (68.59%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (51.04%) Software Engineering
4 209 (48.27%) JavaScript
5 172 (39.72%) Hibernate
6 152 (35.10%) AngularJS
7 148 (34.18%) TDD
8 138 (31.87%) Scrum
9 136 (31.41%) MVC
10 130 (30.02%) DevOps
11 126 (29.10%) Java 8
12 108 (24.94%) Microservices
13 104 (24.02%) HTML
14 103 (23.79%) React
15 99 (22.86%) PHP
16 97 (22.40%) JUnit
16 97 (22.40%) Web Services
17 96 (22.17%) Spring Boot
18 89 (20.55%) Docker
19 88 (20.32%) Node.js
19 88 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
20 87 (20.09%) MySQL
21 86 (19.86%) Greenfield Project
22 85 (19.63%) SOAP
22 85 (19.63%) Finance
22 85 (19.63%) REST
23 83 (19.17%) Mentoring
23 83 (19.17%) CSS
24 81 (18.71%) SDLC
24 81 (18.71%) Amazon AWS

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 48 (11.09%) Tomcat
2 20 (4.62%) Confluence
2 20 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 13 (3.00%) Apache
4 13 (3.00%) JBoss
5 11 (2.54%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.62%) CMS
6 7 (1.62%) nginx
7 4 (0.92%) Jetty
7 4 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.92%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.69%) IIS
8 3 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.23%) Blender
2 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 81 (18.71%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (4.85%) SaaS
3 17 (3.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 13 (3.00%) GitHub
5 9 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.62%) IaaS
7 7 (1.62%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.15%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.15%) npm
9 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.46%) PaaS
9 2 (0.46%) Serverless
10 1 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.23%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.39%) HTTP
2 6 (1.39%) SSL
3 4 (0.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) AMQP
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.09%) MySQL
2 50 (11.55%) MongoDB
3 45 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 45 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (6.70%) Hadoop
5 26 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 25 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 21 (4.85%) Redis
8 18 (4.16%) SQL Server
9 17 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (3.70%) Big Data
11 9 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (1.15%) HBase
13 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.69%) DB2
14 3 (0.69%) Riak
15 2 (0.46%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 97 (22.40%) JUnit
2 71 (16.40%) Jenkins
3 69 (15.94%) Git (software)
4 43 (9.93%) Maven
5 38 (8.78%) Gradle
6 32 (7.39%) Selenium
7 23 (5.31%) JIRA
8 20 (4.62%) Mockito
9 19 (4.39%) Ant
10 17 (3.93%) Cucumber
11 16 (3.70%) TestNG
12 13 (3.00%) CA Release Automation
12 13 (3.00%) Mercurial
13 12 (2.77%) Eclipse
13 12 (2.77%) Jasmine
14 11 (2.54%) SonarQube
14 11 (2.54%) Subversion
15 10 (2.31%) JMeter
16 8 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 85 (19.63%) Finance
2 45 (10.39%) Advertising
3 37 (8.55%) Banking
4 27 (6.24%) Retail
5 14 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.77%) Games
7 11 (2.54%) Marketing
8 10 (2.31%) Law
9 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 241 (55.66%) Developer
2 205 (47.34%) Java Developer
3 124 (28.64%) Software Engineer
4 113 (26.10%) Java Engineer
5 107 (24.71%) Java Software Engineer
6 55 (12.70%) Senior Developer
7 41 (9.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 40 (9.24%) Lead Software Engineer
9 26 (6.00%) Software Developer
10 25 (5.77%) Senior Software Engineer
11 24 (5.54%) Architect
11 24 (5.54%) Senior Java Engineer
12 23 (5.31%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 22 (5.08%) Technical Leader
14 17 (3.93%) Lead Developer
15 16 (3.70%) Java Architect
15 16 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
15 16 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
16 14 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (39.72%) Hibernate
2 152 (35.10%) AngularJS
3 104 (24.02%) HTML
4 103 (23.79%) React
5 97 (22.40%) Web Services
6 96 (22.17%) Spring Boot
7 88 (20.32%) Node.js
8 85 (19.63%) REST
8 85 (19.63%) SOAP
9 83 (19.17%) CSS
10 78 (18.01%) J2EE
11 67 (15.47%) RESTful
12 65 (15.01%) Spring MVC
13 60 (13.86%) Java EE
14 51 (11.78%) jQuery
15 50 (11.55%) XML
16 46 (10.62%) JSON
17 38 (8.78%) HTML5
18 33 (7.62%) CSS3
19 28 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 86 (19.86%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (4.16%) Fintech
7 12 (2.77%) Xbox
8 8 (1.85%) User Experience
9 7 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.15%) Arduino
10 5 (1.15%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.15%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.92%) Blog
11 4 (0.92%) Life Science
12 3 (0.69%) Wiki
13 2 (0.46%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.23%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.09%) Linux
2 12 (2.77%) Windows
3 9 (2.08%) Unix
4 7 (1.62%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.92%) CentOS
5 4 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.69%) Android
6 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (68.59%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (51.04%) Software Engineering
3 148 (34.18%) TDD
4 138 (31.87%) Scrum
5 136 (31.41%) MVC
6 130 (30.02%) DevOps
7 108 (24.94%) Microservices
8 88 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (19.17%) Mentoring
10 81 (18.71%) SDLC
11 79 (18.24%) Test Automation
12 78 (18.01%) E-Commerce
13 65 (15.01%) Coaching
14 64 (14.78%) OO
15 59 (13.63%) Kanban
16 57 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
17 55 (12.70%) BDD
18 53 (12.24%) SOA
18 53 (12.24%) Unit Testing
18 53 (12.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 429 (99.08%) Java
2 209 (48.27%) JavaScript
3 126 (29.10%) Java 8
4 99 (22.86%) PHP
5 79 (18.24%) SQL
6 64 (14.78%) Python
7 34 (7.85%) C#
8 24 (5.54%) Ruby
8 24 (5.54%) Scala
9 21 (4.85%) TypeScript
10 20 (4.62%) C++
11 18 (4.16%) Java 9
12 17 (3.93%) Go
13 16 (3.70%) R
14 14 (3.23%) C
15 13 (3.00%) Groovy
16 10 (2.31%) Bash Shell
16 10 (2.31%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.39%) ES6
18 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (16.63%) Degree
2 30 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.00%) HND
4 9 (2.08%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.39%) Sun Certification
6 5 (1.15%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.46%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.62%) QA
2 7 (1.62%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.23%) GCP
System Software
1 89 (20.55%) Docker
2 5 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (5.08%) Kubernetes
3 21 (4.85%) Puppet
4 15 (3.46%) Ansible
5 10 (2.31%) Kibana
6 8 (1.85%) logstash
7 6 (1.39%) Terraform
8 5 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.46%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.46%) Marathon
Vendors
1 74 (17.09%) Oracle
2 28 (6.47%) Google
3 13 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.31%) IBM
5 9 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.85%) Capita
7 7 (1.62%) Splunk
8 6 (1.39%) Sun
9 5 (1.15%) Apple
9 5 (1.15%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.15%) Sybase
10 4 (0.92%) Hummingbird
10 4 (0.92%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.92%) Twitter
11 3 (0.69%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.69%) Facebook
11 3 (0.69%) hybris
11 3 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.46%) BroadVision
12 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft