The table below looks at the statistics for Cactus skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cactus over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Jakarta Cactus
Rank 890 873 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Cactus 1 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.015% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.006% 0.098% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17930 16253 16822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.93% 15.14% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14774 13796 14481
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Cactus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cactus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cactus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cactus
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cactus within the UK.

Cactus Salary Trend in the UK

Cactus
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cactus within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +4 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Colchester +1 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
East of England -10 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
England -38 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1

Cactus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Cactus 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 Cactus.

1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) ArgoUML
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Swing
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) DbUnit
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Redmine

Cactus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Cactus 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 Cactus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) ArgoUML
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Ant
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rose
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) DbUnit
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Redmine
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (50.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
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