The first table below looks at the demand for Castor skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Castor over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Castor
Rank 911 864 901
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +37
Permanent jobs citing Castor 8 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.016% 0.022% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 6
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48694 44602 52105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.22% 40.11% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40968 38825 46487
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Castor
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Castor Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Castor
Salary Trend

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

Castor Salary Trend in the UK

Castor
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Castor over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 within the UK.

Castor Salary Histogram in the UK

Castor
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Castor within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -32 8 £38,750 -22.50% 3
East of England -26 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire +1 3 £50,000 -
South West - 3 £35,000 - 2
Hertford -4 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Huntingdon - 2 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £35,000 -
Bristol - 2 £38,750 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £30,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £30,000 - 1

Castor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 10 (58.82%) Java
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
1 10 (58.82%) JSP
1 10 (58.82%) Servlets
1 10 (58.82%) JBoss
1 10 (58.82%) CRM
1 10 (58.82%) Maven
2 9 (52.94%) JAXB
2 9 (52.94%) Ant
3 8 (47.06%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) JSTL
4 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) Mule
4 7 (41.18%) JPA
4 7 (41.18%) Dojo
4 7 (41.18%) Apache Axis
4 7 (41.18%) FitNesse
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) GlassFish
4 7 (41.18%) EasyMock
4 7 (41.18%) ICEfaces
4 7 (41.18%) Mockito
4 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
4 7 (41.18%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) Confluence
4 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
4 7 (41.18%) FindBugs
4 7 (41.18%) ATDD

Castor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 7 (41.18%) GlassFish
1 7 (41.18%) Mule
1 7 (41.18%) Confluence
1 7 (41.18%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Maven
2 9 (52.94%) Ant
3 7 (41.18%) JUnit
3 7 (41.18%) IntelliJ
3 7 (41.18%) SoapUI
3 7 (41.18%) FindBugs
3 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 7 (41.18%) Checkstyle
3 7 (41.18%) JIRA
3 7 (41.18%) FitNesse
3 7 (41.18%) EasyMock
3 7 (41.18%) Mockito
3 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
4 6 (35.29%) Hudson
5 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
6 3 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Graduate
3 4 (23.53%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Operations Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Graduate Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) IT Support
4 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Support Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Account Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) JSP
1 10 (58.82%) Servlets
2 9 (52.94%) JAXB
3 7 (41.18%) JSF
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) EJB
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) Java EE
3 7 (41.18%) JSTL
3 7 (41.18%) Dojo
3 7 (41.18%) Apache Axis
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) Ajax
3 7 (41.18%) JPA
3 7 (41.18%) ICEfaces
4 6 (35.29%) EJB 3.0
4 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) CSS3
4 6 (35.29%) JAX-RS
4 6 (35.29%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Android
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) CRM
2 7 (41.18%) Validation
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) BDD
2 7 (41.18%) ATDD
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (17.65%) Android Development
4 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) ECMAScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
1 10 (58.82%) JBoss
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Insource
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago