The table below looks at the statistics for Castor skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Castor over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Castor
Rank 21 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Castor 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 4.35% - 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £36,250 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -29.26%
Castor
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
36 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 78.26% 57.41% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 16
Average salary £42,500 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Castor
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Castor across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Castor Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Castor
Salary Trend in Hertford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Castor across the Hertford region.

Castor Salary Trend in Hertford

Castor
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing Castor also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Castor.

1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JDBC
1 6 (100.00%) JSP
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
1 6 (100.00%) JAXB
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 6 (100.00%) JiBX
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 5 (83.33%) Swing
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) Struts
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Ant
3 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Workflow
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development

Castor
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing Castor also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Castor. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) JDBC
1 6 (100.00%) JSP
1 6 (100.00%) JAXB
1 6 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 6 (100.00%) JiBX
2 5 (83.33%) Swing
3 4 (66.67%) Struts
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) CRM
1 6 (100.00%) ERP
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (66.67%) Android Development
2 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle