Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Spring 393 544 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.47% 4.12% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.06% 9.33% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 314 463 385
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,850
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

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 4,340 5,832 5,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.35% 44.19% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,620 4,868 4,518
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £58,750
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +5 297 £55,000 +4.76% 48
Cheshire -38 70 £50,250 +5.79% 13
Lancashire -6 18 £35,000 -5.41% 5
Merseyside +11 6 £32,500 -42.98% 3
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 346 (88.04%) Java
2 217 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (43.00%) Software Engineering
4 139 (35.37%) DevOps
5 131 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 120 (30.53%) Java 8
7 117 (29.77%) TDD
8 110 (27.99%) Hibernate
9 99 (25.19%) Microservices
10 93 (23.66%) AngularJS
11 92 (23.41%) MVC
12 91 (23.16%) Docker
13 85 (21.63%) HTML
14 83 (21.12%) Scrum
15 80 (20.36%) Spring Boot
16 79 (20.10%) Node.js
16 79 (20.10%) Web Services
17 76 (19.34%) Finance
18 75 (19.08%) Greenfield Project
19 73 (18.58%) OO
20 72 (18.32%) CSS
20 72 (18.32%) Git (software)
21 67 (17.05%) MySQL
21 67 (17.05%) Python
21 67 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
22 66 (16.79%) PHP
23 64 (16.28%) BDD
23 64 (16.28%) React
23 64 (16.28%) Mentoring
24 63 (16.03%) RESTful

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 53 (13.49%) Apache
2 28 (7.12%) Confluence
3 27 (6.87%) Tomcat
4 16 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (3.31%) IIS
6 12 (3.05%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.29%) JBoss
8 8 (2.04%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.78%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.27%) Jetty
12 4 (1.02%) Drupal
12 4 (1.02%) WildFly
12 4 (1.02%) WordPress
13 3 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.51%) nginx
14 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 62 (15.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.07%) SaaS
3 13 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.78%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.51%) Apigee
9 2 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.51%) GitHub
9 2 (0.51%) npm
9 2 (0.51%) Serverless
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.25%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.89%) HTTP
2 3 (0.76%) Internet
2 3 (0.76%) SSL
3 2 (0.51%) AMQP
3 2 (0.51%) Intranet
3 2 (0.51%) PPP
4 1 (0.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.05%) MySQL
2 51 (12.98%) MongoDB
3 45 (11.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 41 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
5 36 (9.16%) Hadoop
6 27 (6.87%) NoSQL
7 24 (6.11%) Big Data
7 24 (6.11%) SQL Server
8 15 (3.82%) Redis
9 12 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.80%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.27%) Neo4j
12 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.02%) Riak
13 3 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.76%) HBase
14 2 (0.51%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.51%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 72 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 63 (16.03%) JUnit
3 62 (15.78%) Jenkins
4 58 (14.76%) Gradle
5 57 (14.50%) Maven
6 31 (7.89%) Ant
7 28 (7.12%) Mockito
8 27 (6.87%) JIRA
9 23 (5.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (5.34%) EasyMock
11 20 (5.09%) Bitbucket
12 16 (4.07%) Visual Studio
13 15 (3.82%) gulp
13 15 (3.82%) Selenium
14 14 (3.56%) Gatling
14 14 (3.56%) Spock
15 11 (2.80%) Cucumber
16 9 (2.29%) Subversion
17 8 (2.04%) SonarQube
18 7 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (19.34%) Finance
2 47 (11.96%) Banking
3 36 (9.16%) Advertising
4 24 (6.11%) Retail
5 15 (3.82%) Marketing
6 14 (3.56%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.31%) Law
8 5 (1.27%) Games
9 3 (0.76%) Electronics
9 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 228 (58.02%) Developer
2 140 (35.62%) Java Developer
3 93 (23.66%) Java Engineer
4 86 (21.88%) Software Engineer
5 60 (15.27%) Java Software Engineer
6 44 (11.20%) Senior Developer
7 33 (8.40%) Software Developer
8 24 (6.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (4.58%) Architect
9 18 (4.58%) Lead Software Engineer
10 17 (4.33%) Lead Developer
11 16 (4.07%) .NET Developer
12 14 (3.56%) Development Engineer
13 13 (3.31%) Java Architect
13 13 (3.31%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.80%) Senior Java Engineer
15 10 (2.54%) C# Developer
15 10 (2.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (2.54%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (27.99%) Hibernate
2 93 (23.66%) AngularJS
3 85 (21.63%) HTML
4 80 (20.36%) Spring Boot
5 79 (20.10%) Node.js
5 79 (20.10%) Web Services
6 72 (18.32%) CSS
7 64 (16.28%) React
8 63 (16.03%) RESTful
9 50 (12.72%) .NET
10 49 (12.47%) REST
11 43 (10.94%) JSON
12 41 (10.43%) HTML5
13 39 (9.92%) Java EE
13 39 (9.92%) jQuery
14 38 (9.67%) XML
15 35 (8.91%) Ajax
15 35 (8.91%) J2EE
16 34 (8.65%) ASP.NET
17 23 (5.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.08%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (7.63%) User Experience
3 18 (4.58%) Wiki
4 13 (3.31%) Fintech
5 12 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.80%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.54%) Online Banking
8 9 (2.29%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.04%) Arduino
10 6 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.53%) NHS
11 5 (1.27%) iPad
12 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.51%) Clustering
14 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
15 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.91%) Linux
2 17 (4.33%) CentOS
2 17 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (2.54%) Windows
4 5 (1.27%) Android
4 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.27%) Unix
5 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (43.00%) Software Engineering
3 139 (35.37%) DevOps
4 117 (29.77%) TDD
5 99 (25.19%) Microservices
6 92 (23.41%) MVC
7 83 (21.12%) Scrum
8 73 (18.58%) OO
9 67 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (16.28%) BDD
10 64 (16.28%) Mentoring
11 60 (15.27%) Open Source
11 60 (15.27%) Test Automation
12 54 (13.74%) E-Commerce
13 53 (13.49%) OOP
14 44 (11.20%) Web Development
15 43 (10.94%) SOA
16 33 (8.40%) Unit Testing
17 32 (8.14%) SDLC
18 27 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 346 (88.04%) Java
2 131 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 120 (30.53%) Java 8
4 67 (17.05%) Python
5 66 (16.79%) PHP
6 59 (15.01%) SQL
7 58 (14.76%) C#
8 45 (11.45%) C++
9 24 (6.11%) Groovy
10 21 (5.34%) TypeScript
11 20 (5.09%) Ruby
12 17 (4.33%) C
13 15 (3.82%) Scala
14 12 (3.05%) Java 9
15 8 (2.04%) Perl
16 6 (1.53%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.27%) Shell Script
18 4 (1.02%) Apple Swift
18 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
18 4 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (6.62%) Degree
2 14 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.04%) OCPJP
3 8 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.27%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.51%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.11%) GDPR
2 10 (2.54%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 91 (23.16%) Docker
2 3 (0.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (4.58%) Puppet
2 16 (4.07%) Ansible
3 11 (2.80%) Terraform
4 9 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.04%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.51%) Kibana
6 2 (0.51%) logstash
7 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (9.41%) Oracle
2 18 (4.58%) Red Hat
3 15 (3.82%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.05%) Google
5 6 (1.53%) Adobe
6 4 (1.02%) IBM
7 3 (0.76%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.76%) SAP
8 2 (0.51%) Splunk
8 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.51%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) VMware