Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 73 82
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +27
Permanent jobs citing Spring 360 522 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.52% 4.04% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.91% 8.96% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 307 418 359
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,250
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.29% +1.43%

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 4,041 5,823 5,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.56% 45.08% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,165 4,914 4,609
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,850 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,638 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.28% +5.26% -

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +12 246 £52,500 - 14
Cheshire -14 86 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Lancashire -14 24 £35,000 -4.11% 1
Merseyside -10 2 - - 2
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 325 (90.28%) Java
2 233 (64.72%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 131 (36.39%) TDD
5 119 (33.06%) Java 8
6 112 (31.11%) JavaScript
7 111 (30.83%) Spring Boot
8 107 (29.72%) Microservices
9 103 (28.61%) Docker
10 98 (27.22%) DevOps
11 94 (26.11%) MVC
12 92 (25.56%) HTML
13 86 (23.89%) SQL
13 86 (23.89%) Amazon AWS
14 84 (23.33%) Hibernate
15 83 (23.06%) CSS
16 75 (20.83%) Test Automation
17 70 (19.44%) Web Services
18 68 (18.89%) Finance
18 68 (18.89%) AngularJS
18 68 (18.89%) Gradle
18 68 (18.89%) Greenfield Project
19 66 (18.33%) BDD
19 66 (18.33%) Python
20 65 (18.06%) Maven
21 62 (17.22%) MySQL
21 62 (17.22%) Node.js
22 61 (16.94%) REST
23 57 (15.83%) Problem-Solving
23 57 (15.83%) JUnit

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 23 (6.39%) Apache
2 19 (5.28%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (4.72%) Confluence
5 9 (2.50%) JBoss
6 5 (1.39%) Jetty
7 4 (1.11%) Mule
7 4 (1.11%) WildFly
8 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.56%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.28%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.56%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 86 (23.89%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (3.61%) Serverless
4 10 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.50%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.50%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.39%) SaaS
7 4 (1.11%) Dialogflow
7 4 (1.11%) Wit.ai
8 3 (0.83%) Amazon Alexa
8 3 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) npm
9 2 (0.56%) PaaS
10 1 (0.28%) Apigee
10 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (0.56%) SSL
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.28%) Skype
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.22%) MySQL
2 56 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (10.56%) MongoDB
4 37 (10.28%) NoSQL
5 36 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 33 (9.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.33%) Neo4j
9 11 (3.06%) CouchDB
10 10 (2.78%) Relational Database
11 9 (2.50%) Big Data
12 7 (1.94%) Redis
13 5 (1.39%) DB2
14 4 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
16 2 (0.56%) HBase
16 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 1 (0.28%) Riak
Development Applications
1 68 (18.89%) Gradle
2 65 (18.06%) Maven
3 57 (15.83%) JUnit
4 47 (13.06%) Git (software)
5 43 (11.94%) Jenkins
6 22 (6.11%) JIRA
6 22 (6.11%) Spock
7 21 (5.83%) Gatling
8 20 (5.56%) Bitbucket
9 17 (4.72%) Selenium
10 15 (4.17%) Ant
10 15 (4.17%) Mockito
11 14 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (3.89%) EasyMock
12 11 (3.06%) Bitbucket Server
12 11 (3.06%) Subversion
13 8 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.39%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.39%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (18.89%) Finance
2 35 (9.72%) Banking
3 25 (6.94%) Retail
4 10 (2.78%) Marketing
5 7 (1.94%) Advertising
6 6 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.39%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Electronics
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 216 (60.00%) Developer
2 147 (40.83%) Java Developer
3 86 (23.89%) Software Engineer
4 83 (23.06%) Java Engineer
5 62 (17.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 40 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 27 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 25 (6.94%) Senior Software Engineer
9 24 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 20 (5.56%) Architect
11 19 (5.28%) Senior Java Engineer
12 17 (4.72%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 13 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (3.33%) .NET Developer
14 12 (3.33%) Java Architect
15 10 (2.78%) Development Engineer
15 10 (2.78%) Junior
15 10 (2.78%) Junior Developer
16 9 (2.50%) C# Developer
16 9 (2.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (30.83%) Spring Boot
2 92 (25.56%) HTML
3 84 (23.33%) Hibernate
4 83 (23.06%) CSS
5 70 (19.44%) Web Services
6 68 (18.89%) AngularJS
7 62 (17.22%) Node.js
8 61 (16.94%) REST
9 55 (15.28%) React
10 49 (13.61%) RESTful
11 45 (12.50%) HTML5
12 40 (11.11%) SOAP
13 37 (10.28%) .NET
13 37 (10.28%) XML
14 34 (9.44%) jQuery
15 30 (8.33%) Spring MVC
16 28 (7.78%) ASP.NET
17 27 (7.50%) Ajax
17 27 (7.50%) J2EE
18 24 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 68 (18.89%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (6.39%) User Experience
3 20 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.44%) Wiki
5 13 (3.61%) Fintech
6 5 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (1.39%) Derivative
6 5 (1.39%) NHS
7 4 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.11%) Cloud Native
7 4 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.83%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.28%) IVR
10 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.94%) Linux
2 15 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (3.06%) Android
3 11 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.78%) CentOS
5 9 (2.50%) Unix
6 3 (0.83%) Windows
7 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) MVS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (64.72%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 131 (36.39%) TDD
4 107 (29.72%) Microservices
5 98 (27.22%) DevOps
6 94 (26.11%) MVC
7 75 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 66 (18.33%) BDD
9 57 (15.83%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (14.17%) Scrum
11 46 (12.78%) SDLC
12 45 (12.50%) Web Development
13 44 (12.22%) Open Source
14 41 (11.39%) SOA
15 36 (10.00%) Unit Testing
16 35 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (9.17%) Mentoring
18 31 (8.61%) OO
19 24 (6.67%) E-Commerce
20 21 (5.83%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 325 (90.28%) Java
2 119 (33.06%) Java 8
3 112 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 86 (23.89%) SQL
5 66 (18.33%) Python
6 55 (15.28%) PHP
7 49 (13.61%) C#
8 29 (8.06%) C++
9 28 (7.78%) Groovy
10 18 (5.00%) Ruby
11 17 (4.72%) TypeScript
12 15 (4.17%) Java 9
13 14 (3.89%) C
13 14 (3.89%) Scala
14 11 (3.06%) Shell Script
14 11 (3.06%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.83%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.56%) ES6
16 2 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (4.44%) Degree
2 13 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.06%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.22%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.72%) GDPR
2 4 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 103 (28.61%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) HDFS
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (6.94%) Ansible
2 22 (6.11%) Terraform
3 10 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.83%) Kibana
4 3 (0.83%) Puppet
5 2 (0.56%) logstash
5 2 (0.56%) Rancher
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 30 (8.33%) Oracle
2 21 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.06%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.78%) Google
5 6 (1.67%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.11%) Facebook
6 4 (1.11%) IBM
7 3 (0.83%) Apple
7 3 (0.83%) JNBridge
8 2 (0.56%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) VMware