The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Spring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Spring over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Software Spring Framework
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 84 173
Rank change year-on-year -62 +89  
Permanent jobs citing Spring 65 186 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.36% 3.01% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 8.65% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 53 156 40
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £33,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Spring is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1797 2150 1956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.51% 34.80% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1882 1755
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

Spring
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Spring as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Spring in the West Midlands

Spring
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Spring in the West Midlands

Spring
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Spring in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Spring in the West Midlands

Spring
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Spring within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -15 27 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Coventry +4 14 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Warwickshire -13 11 £57,500 - 1
Worcestershire -6 5 £60,000 +84.61%
Shropshire -2 2 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Solihull -18 2 £44,500 +28.98%
Staffordshire +2 1 £40,000 -8.57%
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Spring also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Spring.

1 143 (96.62%) Java
2 85 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (46.62%) Hibernate
4 65 (43.92%) JavaScript
5 57 (38.51%) Scrum
6 53 (35.81%) HTML
7 46 (31.08%) CSS
7 46 (31.08%) REST
8 45 (30.41%) SQL
9 43 (29.05%) TDD
10 42 (28.38%) J2EE
11 37 (25.00%) Web Services
11 37 (25.00%) RESTful
12 35 (23.65%) MVC
13 34 (22.97%) Maven
13 34 (22.97%) SOAP
14 33 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (20.95%) Jenkins
15 31 (20.95%) JUnit
16 28 (18.92%) XML
16 28 (18.92%) Git (software)
17 26 (17.57%) AngularJS
18 25 (16.89%) NoSQL
18 25 (16.89%) OO
18 25 (16.89%) Tomcat
18 25 (16.89%) Software Engineering
19 23 (15.54%) Java EE
19 23 (15.54%) SDLC
20 22 (14.86%) Mentoring
21 21 (14.19%) Microservices

Spring
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 25 (16.89%) Tomcat
2 20 (13.51%) JBoss
3 10 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (6.76%) WildFly
4 8 (5.41%) GlassFish
5 7 (4.73%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.38%) Apache
7 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.35%) Jetty
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.68%) Confluence
9 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.68%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.08%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.38%) Google App Engine
3 5 (3.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.03%) GitHub
6 2 (1.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) LDAP
2 1 (0.68%) Skype
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.89%) NoSQL
2 17 (11.49%) MySQL
2 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.46%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.05%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.38%) Big Data
7 5 (3.38%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.03%) DB2
9 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (22.97%) Maven
2 31 (20.95%) Jenkins
2 31 (20.95%) JUnit
3 28 (18.92%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.11%) Ant
4 12 (8.11%) Selenium
5 10 (6.76%) Mockito
6 9 (6.08%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.08%) DbUnit
6 9 (6.08%) jMock
6 9 (6.08%) SonarQube
7 8 (5.41%) Eclipse
7 8 (5.41%) Hudson
7 8 (5.41%) JBehave
7 8 (5.41%) RSpec
7 8 (5.41%) Subversion
7 8 (5.41%) WATIR
8 7 (4.73%) Gradle
9 2 (1.35%) JIRA
9 2 (1.35%) Log4j
General
1 14 (9.46%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Advertising
3 10 (6.76%) Retail
4 8 (5.41%) Billing
5 3 (2.03%) Games
6 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 130 (87.84%) Developer
2 109 (73.65%) Java Developer
3 35 (23.65%) Senior Developer
3 35 (23.65%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (9.46%) Java Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (7.43%) Senior Java Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Digital Developer
7 8 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Software Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Agile Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (4.05%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (4.05%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.38%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 4 (2.70%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (46.62%) Hibernate
2 53 (35.81%) HTML
3 46 (31.08%) CSS
3 46 (31.08%) REST
4 42 (28.38%) J2EE
5 37 (25.00%) RESTful
5 37 (25.00%) Web Services
6 34 (22.97%) SOAP
7 28 (18.92%) XML
8 26 (17.57%) AngularJS
9 23 (15.54%) Java EE
10 21 (14.19%) JMS
11 18 (12.16%) HTML5
12 17 (11.49%) JPA
13 16 (10.81%) Spring MVC
14 13 (8.78%) jQuery
14 13 (8.78%) JSON
15 10 (6.76%) JAX-RS
15 10 (6.76%) PowerMock
16 9 (6.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.08%) Fintech
3 8 (5.41%) User Experience
4 4 (2.70%) Blog
4 4 (2.70%) Replication
4 4 (2.70%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.68%) FMCG
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.81%) Linux
2 11 (7.43%) Android
3 6 (4.05%) Unix
4 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (57.43%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.51%) Scrum
3 43 (29.05%) TDD
4 35 (23.65%) MVC
5 33 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (16.89%) OO
6 25 (16.89%) Software Engineering
7 23 (15.54%) SDLC
8 22 (14.86%) Mentoring
9 21 (14.19%) Kanban
9 21 (14.19%) Microservices
10 17 (11.49%) SOA
10 17 (11.49%) Unit Testing
10 17 (11.49%) Web Development
11 16 (10.81%) E-Commerce
11 16 (10.81%) Open Source
12 14 (9.46%) OOP
13 13 (8.78%) BDD
14 12 (8.11%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (8.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 143 (96.62%) Java
2 65 (43.92%) JavaScript
3 45 (30.41%) SQL
4 17 (11.49%) PHP
5 13 (8.78%) Ruby
6 12 (8.11%) Scala
7 11 (7.43%) Python
8 4 (2.70%) C#
8 4 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.03%) C++
9 3 (2.03%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.03%) XPath
10 2 (1.35%) C
10 2 (1.35%) Groovy
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Degree
2 10 (6.76%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (6.08%) vSphere
2 6 (4.05%) Docker
3 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.84%) Oracle
2 11 (7.43%) Google
3 10 (6.76%) ServiceNow
4 9 (6.08%) VMware
5 3 (2.03%) Sybase
6 2 (1.35%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.68%) Sun
7 1 (0.68%) webMethods
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