Period
to 21 October 2018

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 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Pivotal Spring Framework
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 126 165
Rank change year-on-year +39 +39 -13
Permanent jobs citing Spring 273 249 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.18% 2.52% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.22% 6.39% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 256 231 203
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,875 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £63,750
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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,670 3,899 4,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.12% 39.50% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,264 3,371 3,474
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £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 West Midlands

Job postings citing Spring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 6 months to 21 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
Birmingham +4 113 £52,000 +4.00% 20
Coventry +17 78 £48,750 +21.88% 2
Warwickshire +36 27 £65,000 +50.29% 1
Solihull +16 21 £55,000 +12.82% 3
Shropshire +25 11 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Staffordshire +16 10 £39,750 -11.67% 7
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £40,000 - 1
Worcestershire -5 1 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Spring
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Spring.

1 236 (86.45%) Java
2 172 (63.00%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (55.68%) JavaScript
4 122 (44.69%) Hibernate
5 116 (42.49%) SQL
6 97 (35.53%) HTML
7 82 (30.04%) CSS
8 79 (28.94%) TDD
9 76 (27.84%) NoSQL
10 72 (26.37%) Scrum
10 72 (26.37%) MVC
10 72 (26.37%) Java 8
11 66 (24.18%) Git (software)
12 56 (20.51%) BDD
13 55 (20.15%) AngularJS
14 54 (19.78%) Web Services
15 52 (19.05%) Relational Database
16 48 (17.58%) XML
16 48 (17.58%) Software Engineering
17 47 (17.22%) Maven
17 47 (17.22%) Microservices
18 45 (16.48%) Docker
18 45 (16.48%) Spring MVC
19 43 (15.75%) OO
20 42 (15.38%) Linux
21 41 (15.02%) RESTful
22 40 (14.65%) MySQL
23 39 (14.29%) JUnit
23 39 (14.29%) jQuery
23 39 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

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 32 (11.72%) Tomcat
2 16 (5.86%) CMS
3 14 (5.13%) JBoss
4 11 (4.03%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.20%) Apache
6 3 (1.10%) WildFly
7 2 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.73%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) Mule
8 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.66%) GitHub
3 9 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.73%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.73%) SaaS
5 2 (0.73%) Serverless
6 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.37%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) DHCP
1 4 (1.47%) DNS
1 4 (1.47%) VoIP
2 3 (1.10%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) Intranet
3 2 (0.73%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (27.84%) NoSQL
2 52 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 40 (14.65%) MySQL
4 31 (11.36%) MongoDB
5 26 (9.52%) Big Data
6 25 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (7.69%) Hazelcast
8 18 (6.59%) SQL Server
9 13 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (4.76%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.10%) DB2
11 3 (1.10%) HBase
12 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.73%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.37%) MarkLogic
13 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 66 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 47 (17.22%) Maven
3 39 (14.29%) JUnit
4 34 (12.45%) Jenkins
5 21 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 13 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.40%) Mockito
7 12 (4.40%) Subversion
8 10 (3.66%) JBehave
9 7 (2.56%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.56%) Rational Rose
10 6 (2.20%) Gradle
10 6 (2.20%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.83%) Gitweb
11 5 (1.83%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.47%) git-flow
12 4 (1.47%) JIRA
12 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (11.36%) Marketing
2 28 (10.26%) Retail
3 18 (6.59%) Advertising
4 16 (5.86%) Finance
5 4 (1.47%) Games
6 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.73%) Automotive
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (82.42%) Developer
2 183 (67.03%) Java Developer
3 73 (26.74%) Senior Developer
4 67 (24.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 23 (8.42%) Software Developer
6 22 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
8 20 (7.33%) Big Data Developer
9 17 (6.23%) Architect
9 17 (6.23%) Software Engineer
10 15 (5.49%) Java Engineer
11 14 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
12 13 (4.76%) Senior Java Software Developer
13 12 (4.40%) Lead Developer
14 9 (3.30%) Applications Developer
15 8 (2.93%) .NET Developer
15 8 (2.93%) Applications Support
15 8 (2.93%) Java Software Engineer
16 7 (2.56%) Lead Java Developer
16 7 (2.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (44.69%) Hibernate
2 97 (35.53%) HTML
3 82 (30.04%) CSS
4 55 (20.15%) AngularJS
5 54 (19.78%) Web Services
6 48 (17.58%) XML
7 45 (16.48%) Spring MVC
8 41 (15.02%) RESTful
9 39 (14.29%) jQuery
9 39 (14.29%) React
10 32 (11.72%) Java EE
11 30 (10.99%) J2EE
12 27 (9.89%) Ajax
12 27 (9.89%) JSON
12 27 (9.89%) KnockoutJS
13 25 (9.16%) Node.js
13 25 (9.16%) REST
14 24 (8.79%) HTML5
14 24 (8.79%) JMS
14 24 (8.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.66%) Social Media
5 9 (3.30%) Smart Meter
6 8 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.93%) Grid Computing
7 6 (2.20%) User Experience
8 5 (1.83%) Device Driver
8 5 (1.83%) PDA
9 4 (1.47%) Fintech
10 3 (1.10%) RIA
11 2 (0.73%) NHS
12 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.37%) New Media
12 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.38%) Linux
2 14 (5.13%) Unix
3 7 (2.56%) Windows
4 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.37%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (63.00%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (28.94%) TDD
3 72 (26.37%) MVC
3 72 (26.37%) Scrum
4 56 (20.51%) BDD
5 48 (17.58%) Software Engineering
6 47 (17.22%) Microservices
7 43 (15.75%) OO
8 39 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (13.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (12.45%) Mentoring
11 30 (10.99%) Open Source
12 28 (10.26%) Web Development
13 25 (9.16%) SDLC
14 23 (8.42%) Test Automation
15 20 (7.33%) DevOps
16 19 (6.96%) Digital Marketing
17 18 (6.59%) Dependency Injection
17 18 (6.59%) High Availability
18 15 (5.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 236 (86.45%) Java
2 152 (55.68%) JavaScript
3 116 (42.49%) SQL
4 72 (26.37%) Java 8
5 24 (8.79%) C#
6 19 (6.96%) PHP
7 16 (5.86%) Ruby
7 16 (5.86%) TypeScript
8 15 (5.49%) Shell Script
9 13 (4.76%) Groovy
10 12 (4.40%) Python
10 12 (4.40%) Scala
11 11 (4.03%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.66%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.47%) Perl
15 3 (1.10%) XPath
16 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.37%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 31 (11.36%) Degree
2 12 (4.40%) PhD
3 10 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.93%) Master's Degree
4 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.47%) CCNA
5 4 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.47%) CISM
5 4 (1.47%) CISSP
5 4 (1.47%) MCSE
5 4 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.10%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.73%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.56%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (16.48%) Docker
2 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.73%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (6.96%) Kubernetes
2 17 (6.23%) Puppet
3 9 (3.30%) Marathon
4 3 (1.10%) Ansible
5 2 (0.73%) Consul
5 2 (0.73%) Packer
5 2 (0.73%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (12.09%) Oracle
2 20 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.47%) ATG
3 4 (1.47%) Dell
3 4 (1.47%) HP
3 4 (1.47%) VMware
4 3 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.73%) Adobe
5 2 (0.73%) Google
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.37%) Splunk
6 1 (0.37%) Xamarin