Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 80 102
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Spring 389 475 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.31% 3.72% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.70% 8.43% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 311 401 325
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 4,470 5,637 5,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.01% 44.10% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,759 4,671 4,360
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £25,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +4 302 £52,500 +5.00% 70
Cheshire -52 58 £47,500 - 26
Lancashire -7 19 £45,000 +21.62% 7
Merseyside +15 10 £40,000 -29.82% 4
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 353 (90.75%) Java
2 200 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (48.07%) Software Engineering
4 159 (40.87%) JavaScript
5 131 (33.68%) Java 8
6 130 (33.42%) DevOps
7 123 (31.62%) Hibernate
8 116 (29.82%) TDD
9 111 (28.53%) AngularJS
10 102 (26.22%) Microservices
11 100 (25.71%) MVC
12 95 (24.42%) Scrum
13 89 (22.88%) Node.js
14 82 (21.08%) Greenfield Project
15 81 (20.82%) HTML
16 80 (20.57%) Spring Boot
17 79 (20.31%) Web Services
18 78 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
18 78 (20.05%) React
18 78 (20.05%) Docker
19 74 (19.02%) Mentoring
19 74 (19.02%) OO
19 74 (19.02%) Finance
20 72 (18.51%) PHP
21 71 (18.25%) E-Commerce
21 71 (18.25%) Git (software)
22 70 (17.99%) RESTful
23 68 (17.48%) CSS
24 67 (17.22%) MySQL
25 65 (16.71%) 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 32 (8.23%) Apache
2 26 (6.68%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.37%) Confluence
4 16 (4.11%) Apache Solr
5 14 (3.60%) IIS
6 12 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.06%) Apache Spark
7 8 (2.06%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.80%) JBoss
9 6 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.54%) nginx
10 4 (1.03%) Drupal
10 4 (1.03%) WildFly
10 4 (1.03%) WordPress
11 3 (0.77%) Jetty
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.26%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 61 (15.68%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.14%) SaaS
3 15 (3.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 15 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.06%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.03%) GitHub
8 3 (0.77%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.51%) Apigee
10 1 (0.26%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.26%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Route 53
10 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.43%) HTTP
2 6 (1.54%) SSL
3 5 (1.29%) Internet
4 3 (0.77%) AMQP
5 2 (0.51%) Intranet
5 2 (0.51%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.22%) MySQL
2 53 (13.62%) MongoDB
3 44 (11.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 35 (9.00%) Hadoop
4 35 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (8.23%) NoSQL
6 23 (5.91%) Big Data
7 19 (4.88%) Redis
8 17 (4.37%) SQL Server
9 9 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.31%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.80%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.03%) HBase
11 4 (1.03%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.03%) Riak
12 3 (0.77%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 71 (18.25%) Git (software)
2 60 (15.42%) Jenkins
3 55 (14.14%) JUnit
4 48 (12.34%) Gradle
5 41 (10.54%) Maven
6 31 (7.97%) Ant
7 28 (7.20%) Mockito
8 19 (4.88%) Selenium
9 15 (3.86%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (3.34%) Cucumber
10 13 (3.34%) gulp
10 13 (3.34%) JIRA
11 10 (2.57%) Bitbucket
12 9 (2.31%) EasyMock
12 9 (2.31%) SonarQube
13 8 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (1.80%) Subversion
15 6 (1.54%) CruiseControl
15 6 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 74 (19.02%) Finance
2 49 (12.60%) Banking
3 39 (10.03%) Advertising
4 29 (7.46%) Retail
5 16 (4.11%) Law
6 14 (3.60%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.34%) Marketing
8 7 (1.80%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 225 (57.84%) Developer
2 156 (40.10%) Java Developer
3 98 (25.19%) Software Engineer
4 88 (22.62%) Java Engineer
5 67 (17.22%) Java Software Engineer
6 57 (14.65%) Senior Developer
7 36 (9.25%) Software Developer
8 34 (8.74%) Senior Java Developer
9 26 (6.68%) Lead Software Engineer
10 20 (5.14%) Lead Developer
11 17 (4.37%) Java Software Developer
12 16 (4.11%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (3.34%) Architect
14 11 (2.83%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.83%) Lead Java Developer
14 11 (2.83%) Senior Java Engineer
14 11 (2.83%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 11 (2.83%) Technical Leader
15 9 (2.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 9 (2.31%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (31.62%) Hibernate
2 111 (28.53%) AngularJS
3 89 (22.88%) Node.js
4 81 (20.82%) HTML
5 80 (20.57%) Spring Boot
6 79 (20.31%) Web Services
7 78 (20.05%) React
8 70 (17.99%) RESTful
9 68 (17.48%) CSS
10 55 (14.14%) REST
11 47 (12.08%) J2EE
12 43 (11.05%) .NET
12 43 (11.05%) JSON
13 42 (10.80%) jQuery
14 41 (10.54%) Java EE
15 36 (9.25%) XML
16 35 (9.00%) HTML5
17 29 (7.46%) Ajax
18 28 (7.20%) Spring MVC
19 25 (6.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (21.08%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (6.94%) User Experience
3 22 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.08%) Cloud Native
4 12 (3.08%) Fintech
4 12 (3.08%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.83%) Arduino
6 10 (2.57%) Online Banking
6 10 (2.57%) Wiki
7 9 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.29%) iPad
10 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.03%) Xbox
11 3 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Clustering
13 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.26%) NHS
13 1 (0.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.71%) Linux
2 10 (2.57%) CentOS
2 10 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (2.06%) Android
3 8 (2.06%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.06%) Windows
4 3 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (51.41%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (48.07%) Software Engineering
3 130 (33.42%) DevOps
4 116 (29.82%) TDD
5 102 (26.22%) Microservices
6 100 (25.71%) MVC
7 95 (24.42%) Scrum
8 78 (20.05%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (19.02%) Mentoring
9 74 (19.02%) OO
10 71 (18.25%) E-Commerce
11 65 (16.71%) OOP
12 56 (14.40%) Test Automation
13 55 (14.14%) BDD
14 53 (13.62%) Open Source
15 39 (10.03%) SOA
16 38 (9.77%) Web Development
17 36 (9.25%) Continuous Delivery
17 36 (9.25%) SDLC
18 32 (8.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 353 (90.75%) Java
2 159 (40.87%) JavaScript
3 131 (33.68%) Java 8
4 72 (18.51%) PHP
5 65 (16.71%) Python
6 57 (14.65%) C#
7 47 (12.08%) SQL
8 37 (9.51%) C++
9 26 (6.68%) Ruby
10 25 (6.43%) TypeScript
11 24 (6.17%) Groovy
12 22 (5.66%) C
13 21 (5.40%) Scala
14 12 (3.08%) Java 9
15 9 (2.31%) Go
15 9 (2.31%) R
16 8 (2.06%) Perl
17 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
18 4 (1.03%) Apple Swift
18 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (6.43%) Degree
2 14 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.83%) OCPJP
4 4 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.37%) QA
2 13 (3.34%) GDPR
3 2 (0.51%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 78 (20.05%) Docker
2 3 (0.77%) HDFS
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (6.94%) Puppet
2 17 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.57%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.06%) Ansible
5 2 (0.51%) Kibana
5 2 (0.51%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (10.03%) Oracle
2 12 (3.08%) Google
3 9 (2.31%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.54%) Adobe
5 6 (1.54%) IBM
6 3 (0.77%) Apple
6 3 (0.77%) Facebook
6 3 (0.77%) Splunk
6 3 (0.77%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.51%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.51%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.26%) Cadence
8 1 (0.26%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.26%) hybris
8 1 (0.26%) SAP
8 1 (0.26%) Sitecore