The table below looks at the statistics for Calabash skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 832 817 857
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +40
Permanent jobs citing Calabash 60 112 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.096% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% 0.59% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 56 104 20
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -

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
18695 19017 16299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 16.26% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15713 15995 13872
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

Calabash
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Calabash Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Calabash
Salary Trend

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

Calabash Salary Trend in the UK

Calabash
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Calabash over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Calabash Salary Histogram in the UK

Calabash
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
England -24 58 £50,000 -6.97% 9
London -19 38 £65,000 +23.80% 9
East of England +8 10 £37,500 -31.81%
South East - 7 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 7 £37,500 -
Suffolk - 7 £37,500 -
City of London +10 6 £42,500 -24.44% 2
Farnham - 5 £37,500 -
Surrey - 5 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
South West -13 2 £57,500 +98.27%
Dorset - 2 £57,500 -
Bournemouth - 2 £57,500 -
Peterborough - 2 £33,125 -
North West -5 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £32,500 -
Chester - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £35,000 -
Crawley - 1 £32,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £40,000 -

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Calabash 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 Calabash.

1 132 (74.16%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (66.29%) Cucumber
3 97 (54.49%) Apple iOS
4 96 (53.93%) BDD
5 92 (51.69%) Selenium
5 92 (51.69%) Appium
6 88 (49.44%) QA
7 86 (48.31%) Android
8 84 (47.19%) Mobile App
9 81 (45.51%) Ruby
10 79 (44.38%) Java
11 76 (42.70%) Test Automation
12 55 (30.90%) SQL
12 55 (30.90%) TDD
13 46 (25.84%) Automation Testing
14 45 (25.28%) JavaScript
14 45 (25.28%) JUnit
14 45 (25.28%) Automated Testing
15 44 (24.72%) C#
15 44 (24.72%) WebDriver
16 42 (23.60%) Scrum
17 35 (19.66%) XML
17 35 (19.66%) OO
18 30 (16.85%) Python
18 30 (16.85%) Open Source
19 28 (15.73%) SpecFlow
20 27 (15.17%) Jenkins
20 27 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
20 27 (15.17%) UNIX
21 25 (14.04%) JIRA

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Calabash 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 Calabash. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.69%) CMS
1 3 (1.69%) Node.js
2 2 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.12%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Trello
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.81%) HTTP
1 5 (2.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.92%) MySQL
2 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.06%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.81%) SQLite
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 118 (66.29%) Cucumber
2 92 (51.69%) Selenium
2 92 (51.69%) Appium
3 45 (25.28%) JUnit
4 44 (24.72%) WebDriver
5 28 (15.73%) SpecFlow
6 27 (15.17%) Jenkins
7 25 (14.04%) JIRA
8 22 (12.36%) SoapUI
9 21 (11.80%) Robotium
9 21 (11.80%) Xcode
10 19 (10.67%) Git (software)
11 18 (10.11%) NUnit
12 15 (8.43%) FitNesse
13 13 (7.30%) JMeter
14 11 (6.18%) eggPlant
15 10 (5.62%) JBehave
15 10 (5.62%) Bugzilla
15 10 (5.62%) Gradle
16 9 (5.06%) WATIR
General
1 24 (13.48%) Finance
2 17 (9.55%) Retail
3 16 (8.99%) Games
4 9 (5.06%) Banking
5 6 (3.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (28.09%) Tester
2 43 (24.16%) Developer
3 24 (13.48%) Analyst
3 24 (13.48%) Test Engineer
3 24 (13.48%) Mobile Tester
4 18 (10.11%) Automation Engineer
4 18 (10.11%) QA Engineer
5 17 (9.55%) Test Analyst
5 17 (9.55%) Automation Tester
6 16 (8.99%) Mobile Developer
7 13 (7.30%) QA Tester
8 12 (6.74%) Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) QA Analyst
10 9 (5.06%) Android Developer
11 8 (4.49%) Senior QA Engineer
11 8 (4.49%) iOS Developer
11 8 (4.49%) Technical Tester
11 8 (4.49%) QA Test Analyst
11 8 (4.49%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.66%) XML
2 23 (12.92%) RESTful
3 22 (12.36%) HTML
4 19 (10.67%) Web Services
4 19 (10.67%) Gherkin
5 18 (10.11%) REST
6 17 (9.55%) JSON
7 16 (8.99%) .NET
8 12 (6.74%) AngularJS
9 11 (6.18%) CSS
10 9 (5.06%) J2SE
11 8 (4.49%) DOM
12 7 (3.93%) Cocoa
13 6 (3.37%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.37%) SOAP
14 5 (2.81%) XSLT
14 5 (2.81%) Cocoa Touch
14 5 (2.81%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (2.25%) Play Framework
15 4 (2.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (47.19%) Mobile App
2 16 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.74%) User Experience
5 8 (4.49%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.93%) Online Games
7 6 (3.37%) Blog
7 6 (3.37%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.81%) iPhone
9 4 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.12%) Equities
11 1 (0.56%) Statistics
11 1 (0.56%) Social Network
11 1 (0.56%) Social Media
11 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 97 (54.49%) Apple iOS
2 86 (48.31%) Android
3 27 (15.17%) UNIX
4 18 (10.11%) Windows
5 7 (3.93%) Windows Phone
6 4 (2.25%) Linux
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (74.16%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (53.93%) BDD
3 76 (42.70%) Test Automation
4 55 (30.90%) TDD
5 46 (25.84%) Automation Testing
6 45 (25.28%) Automated Testing
7 42 (23.60%) Scrum
8 35 (19.66%) OO
9 30 (16.85%) Open Source
10 27 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (14.04%) Performance Testing
11 25 (14.04%) Mobile Development
12 22 (12.36%) Regression Testing
13 20 (11.24%) Manual Testing
13 20 (11.24%) SDLC
14 18 (10.11%) E-Commerce
15 17 (9.55%) Pair Programming
15 17 (9.55%) Unit Testing
15 17 (9.55%) Software Testing
16 15 (8.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 81 (45.51%) Ruby
2 79 (44.38%) Java
3 55 (30.90%) SQL
4 45 (25.28%) JavaScript
5 44 (24.72%) C#
6 30 (16.85%) Python
7 17 (9.55%) C
8 15 (8.43%) Objective-C
9 11 (6.18%) PHP
10 10 (5.62%) Groovy
11 9 (5.06%) Bash Shell
11 9 (5.06%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.49%) PL/SQL
13 7 (3.93%) Apple Swift
14 4 (2.25%) Scala
15 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.69%) Perl
16 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (11.24%) Degree
2 9 (5.06%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.37%) ISEB
4 4 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (49.44%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (12.36%) Google
2 8 (4.49%) Oracle
3 5 (2.81%) Yahoo!
4 4 (2.25%) Apple
4 4 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.12%) SOASTA, Inc
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