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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 802 806 872
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +66
Permanent jobs citing Calabash 94 75 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.069% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.45% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 84 60 15
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £33,500 -
% change year-on-year
+64.17% -

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
17819 16567 16345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.64% 15.23% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14803 14129 14160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,515
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,100 £63,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Calabash Salary Histogram in the UK

Calabash
Top 13 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 24 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 94 £56,250 +12.50% 17
London +37 68 £57,500 +15.00% 13
Hertfordshire -4 14 £55,000 -26.66%
East of England -4 14 £55,000 -26.66%
Watford +3 13 £55,000 -26.66%
City of London +25 12 £65,250 +30.50% 5
East Midlands - 9 £65,000 -
Northamptonshire - 9 £65,000 -
Northampton - 9 £65,000 -
Bristol -3 2 £35,000 +7.69%
South West -27 2 £35,000 +7.69%
South East -12 1 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 161 (77.40%) Cucumber
2 151 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (68.75%) BDD
4 105 (50.48%) Ruby
5 101 (48.56%) Test Automation
6 92 (44.23%) Mobile App
6 92 (44.23%) Selenium
7 85 (40.87%) TDD
8 83 (39.90%) QA
8 83 (39.90%) Apple iOS
9 79 (37.98%) Android
10 78 (37.50%) Java
11 74 (35.58%) Scrum
12 61 (29.33%) Web Services
13 56 (26.92%) Appium
14 55 (26.44%) Open Source
15 53 (25.48%) Test Scripting
16 52 (25.00%) JUnit
17 51 (24.52%) C#
18 49 (23.56%) SQL
18 49 (23.56%) Gherkin
19 46 (22.12%) Jenkins
19 46 (22.12%) JIRA
20 45 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
21 43 (20.67%) JBehave
21 43 (20.67%) Robotium
21 43 (20.67%) Finance
22 41 (19.71%) NUnit
23 40 (19.23%) WATIR
24 39 (18.75%) Git (software)

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (2.40%) Confluence
1 5 (2.40%) Node.js
2 4 (1.92%) IIS
3 2 (0.96%) CMS
3 2 (0.96%) uiautomator
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) SMS
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.17%) MySQL
1 17 (8.17%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.40%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.96%) Redis
4 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 161 (77.40%) Cucumber
2 92 (44.23%) Selenium
3 56 (26.92%) Appium
4 52 (25.00%) JUnit
5 46 (22.12%) JIRA
5 46 (22.12%) Jenkins
6 43 (20.67%) Robotium
6 43 (20.67%) JBehave
7 41 (19.71%) NUnit
8 40 (19.23%) WATIR
9 39 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 35 (16.83%) WebDriver
11 27 (12.98%) SpecFlow
12 25 (12.02%) Capybara
13 18 (8.65%) TeamCity
13 18 (8.65%) Xcode
14 16 (7.69%) eggPlant
15 14 (6.73%) SoapUI
16 13 (6.25%) RSpec
17 11 (5.29%) MonkeyTalk
General
1 43 (20.67%) Finance
2 35 (16.83%) Retail
3 15 (7.21%) Banking
4 14 (6.73%) Games
5 9 (4.33%) Publishing
6 8 (3.85%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.85%) Marketing
7 6 (2.88%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.40%) Music Industry
9 4 (1.92%) Back Office
10 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (21.63%) Test Engineer
2 40 (19.23%) Developer
3 37 (17.79%) Tester
4 35 (16.83%) Automation Engineer
5 33 (15.87%) QA Engineer
6 27 (12.98%) Analyst
7 24 (11.54%) Mobile Tester
8 22 (10.58%) Test Analyst
9 20 (9.62%) Senior Test Engineer
10 13 (6.25%) Senior Tester
10 13 (6.25%) Mobile Test Analyst
11 11 (5.29%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (4.33%) Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (3.85%) Test Leader
14 7 (3.37%) Automation Tester
14 7 (3.37%) Ruby Developer
15 6 (2.88%) Android Developer
15 6 (2.88%) Automation Analyst
15 6 (2.88%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (29.33%) Web Services
2 49 (23.56%) Gherkin
3 35 (16.83%) RESTful
4 26 (12.50%) XML
5 23 (11.06%) REST
6 21 (10.10%) .NET
7 15 (7.21%) HTML
7 15 (7.21%) SOAP
8 11 (5.29%) .NET Framework
9 10 (4.81%) HTML5
10 9 (4.33%) Android SDK
11 8 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (3.85%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.85%) CSS
12 6 (2.88%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.40%) LAMP
13 5 (2.40%) Sass
13 5 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.40%) NancyFx
13 5 (2.40%) MvvmCross
Miscellaneous
1 92 (44.23%) Mobile App
2 55 (26.44%) Open Source
3 17 (8.17%) Blackberry
3 17 (8.17%) Online Gambling
4 13 (6.25%) User Experience
5 10 (4.81%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.33%) Mobile Payment
7 7 (3.37%) iPhone
7 7 (3.37%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (2.40%) Blog
8 5 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.96%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.96%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.96%) Social Media
9 2 (0.96%) Social Network
9 2 (0.96%) IPTV
10 1 (0.48%) Animation
10 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 83 (39.90%) Apple iOS
2 79 (37.98%) Android
3 32 (15.38%) UNIX
4 21 (10.10%) Linux
5 17 (8.17%) Windows
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (68.75%) BDD
3 101 (48.56%) Test Automation
4 85 (40.87%) TDD
5 74 (35.58%) Scrum
6 53 (25.48%) Test Scripting
7 45 (21.63%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (16.35%) Software Testing
8 34 (16.35%) OO
9 33 (15.87%) Regression Testing
9 33 (15.87%) Automated Testing
10 26 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 26 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 25 (12.02%) Mentoring
12 15 (7.21%) Test Planning
13 13 (6.25%) Android Development
13 13 (6.25%) Performance Testing
13 13 (6.25%) SOA
14 11 (5.29%) Network Architecture
15 10 (4.81%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 105 (50.48%) Ruby
2 78 (37.50%) Java
3 51 (24.52%) C#
4 49 (23.56%) SQL
5 22 (10.58%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.29%) Objective-C
7 10 (4.81%) Python
8 8 (3.85%) Groovy
9 5 (2.40%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.40%) F#
9 5 (2.40%) Korn
10 4 (1.92%) C
11 3 (1.44%) Perl
11 3 (1.44%) PHP
11 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (5.29%) Degree
2 8 (3.85%) ISEB
3 6 (2.88%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (39.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.40%) StatsD
2 5 (2.40%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.96%) logstash
4 1 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (4.33%) Xamarin
2 7 (3.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.37%) Google
3 5 (2.40%) New Relic
3 5 (2.40%) Oracle
4 4 (1.92%) HP
5 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.48%) Facebook
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