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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 738 815 874
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +59
Permanent jobs citing Calabash 142 74 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.071% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.84% 0.45% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 119 69 8
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,250 -
% change year-on-year
+35.33% -

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
16975 16560 17014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.93% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14380 13598 14881
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
(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 +68 141 £55,000 +4.76% 38
London +54 116 £55,000 +4.76% 31
City of London +11 31 £60,000 - 9
East of England - 13 £55,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 9 £55,000 -
Watford - 9 £55,000 -
South East -29 6 £33,750 +1.50% 2
West Sussex - 4 £30,750 - 1
Northampton - 4 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £27,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £27,500 -
Crawley - 3 £32,500 -
Bristol - 2 £40,000 - 1
South West - 2 £40,000 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £26,500 -
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £29,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Norwich - 1 £26,500 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 179 (75.85%) Cucumber
2 157 (66.53%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (64.41%) BDD
4 124 (52.54%) Ruby
5 123 (52.12%) QA
6 114 (48.31%) Apple iOS
7 112 (47.46%) Test Automation
8 110 (46.61%) TDD
9 103 (43.64%) Selenium
10 98 (41.53%) Scrum
11 94 (39.83%) Mobile App
12 89 (37.71%) Android
13 84 (35.59%) Java
14 71 (30.08%) Appium
15 63 (26.69%) SQL
16 60 (25.42%) C#
17 56 (23.73%) Git (software)
18 54 (22.88%) Open Source
19 53 (22.46%) Jenkins
20 52 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
21 51 (21.61%) JUnit
22 50 (21.19%) Gherkin
23 44 (18.64%) WebDriver
23 44 (18.64%) WATIR
24 43 (18.22%) JIRA
24 43 (18.22%) RESTful
25 41 (17.37%) NUnit
26 40 (16.95%) Retail
27 37 (15.68%) Software Testing
27 37 (15.68%) Test Scripting

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (3.81%) Confluence
2 7 (2.97%) CMS
3 6 (2.54%) Node.js
4 4 (1.69%) IIS
5 2 (0.85%) uiautomator
Applications
1 6 (2.54%) HipChat
2 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) HTTP
1 4 (1.69%) Wireless
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.29%) MySQL
2 16 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.93%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.54%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.12%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.27%) Redis
8 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 179 (75.85%) Cucumber
2 103 (43.64%) Selenium
3 71 (30.08%) Appium
4 56 (23.73%) Git (software)
5 53 (22.46%) Jenkins
6 51 (21.61%) JUnit
7 44 (18.64%) WATIR
7 44 (18.64%) WebDriver
8 43 (18.22%) JIRA
9 41 (17.37%) NUnit
10 34 (14.41%) SpecFlow
11 25 (10.59%) TeamCity
12 23 (9.75%) JBehave
13 18 (7.63%) Capybara
14 17 (7.20%) RSpec
14 17 (7.20%) Xcode
15 16 (6.78%) JMeter
16 13 (5.51%) Robotium
17 10 (4.24%) LoadRunner
18 9 (3.81%) Rational Robot
General
1 40 (16.95%) Retail
2 32 (13.56%) Finance
3 24 (10.17%) Banking
4 14 (5.93%) Back Office
5 10 (4.24%) Marketing
6 8 (3.39%) Games
7 6 (2.54%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.12%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.85%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Automotive
11 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (19.49%) Developer
2 43 (18.22%) Tester
3 34 (14.41%) Test Engineer
4 32 (13.56%) QA Engineer
5 30 (12.71%) Automation Engineer
6 25 (10.59%) Analyst
7 19 (8.05%) Automation Tester
8 18 (7.63%) Mobile Tester
9 17 (7.20%) iOS Developer
10 15 (6.36%) Test Analyst
11 14 (5.93%) Mobile Developer
12 12 (5.08%) Senior Test Engineer
13 9 (3.81%) Senior Tester
13 9 (3.81%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.81%) Test Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.81%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.81%) Agile Business Analyst
13 9 (3.81%) Mobile Test Analyst
14 7 (2.97%) Senior QA Engineer
14 7 (2.97%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (21.19%) Gherkin
2 43 (18.22%) RESTful
3 34 (14.41%) Web Services
4 29 (12.29%) XML
5 16 (6.78%) HTML
6 14 (5.93%) Middleware
6 14 (5.93%) JSON
7 12 (5.08%) .NET
8 11 (4.66%) REST
9 10 (4.24%) UIKit
9 10 (4.24%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.24%) Android SDK
9 10 (4.24%) iOS SDK
10 9 (3.81%) Core Animation
10 9 (3.81%) CSS
10 9 (3.81%) Cocoa
10 9 (3.81%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET
12 7 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (2.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 94 (39.83%) Mobile App
2 54 (22.88%) Open Source
3 24 (10.17%) iPhone
4 21 (8.90%) User Experience
5 16 (6.78%) Online Gambling
5 16 (6.78%) Blog
6 14 (5.93%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.81%) Animation
8 7 (2.97%) IPTV
8 7 (2.97%) Video on Demand
8 7 (2.97%) iPad
8 7 (2.97%) Over-the-Top Content
8 7 (2.97%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (2.54%) Blackberry
10 5 (2.12%) Social Network
11 4 (1.69%) Social Media
12 3 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 114 (48.31%) Apple iOS
2 89 (37.71%) Android
3 34 (14.41%) UNIX
4 25 (10.59%) Linux
5 13 (5.51%) Windows
6 10 (4.24%) Windows Phone
7 8 (3.39%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (2.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (66.53%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (64.41%) BDD
3 112 (47.46%) Test Automation
4 110 (46.61%) TDD
5 98 (41.53%) Scrum
6 52 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (15.68%) Test Scripting
7 37 (15.68%) Software Testing
8 35 (14.83%) Automation Testing
9 34 (14.41%) Automated Testing
10 33 (13.98%) OO
11 30 (12.71%) E-Commerce
11 30 (12.71%) Regression Testing
12 27 (11.44%) Performance Testing
13 25 (10.59%) iOS Development
14 23 (9.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (8.47%) Mobile Commerce
16 19 (8.05%) Pair Programming
16 19 (8.05%) User Stories
17 17 (7.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 124 (52.54%) Ruby
2 84 (35.59%) Java
3 63 (26.69%) SQL
4 60 (25.42%) C#
5 29 (12.29%) JavaScript
6 27 (11.44%) Objective-C
7 25 (10.59%) Python
8 11 (4.66%) PHP
9 10 (4.24%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.97%) C
11 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.54%) F#
11 6 (2.54%) Perl
12 5 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.12%) Tcl
13 4 (1.69%) Korn
14 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.27%) C++
15 1 (0.42%) Scala
15 1 (0.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (6.78%) Degree
2 13 (5.51%) ISEB
3 5 (2.12%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.69%) CSQA
5 3 (1.27%) PMP
5 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (52.12%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (2.54%) ZABBIX
1 6 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.54%) StatsD
1 6 (2.54%) Graphite
2 3 (1.27%) logstash
3 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 11 (4.66%) Google
2 9 (3.81%) Oracle
3 7 (2.97%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.54%) New Relic
4 6 (2.54%) Apple
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.42%) SAP
6 1 (0.42%) Facebook
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