The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Castor
Rank 915 935 928
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Castor 20 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% 0.005% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 9
Average salary - £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38462 39657 43497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 37.25% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33171 34125 36259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 2 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 10 February 2016. 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
Glasgow - 20 - -
Scotland - 20 - -

Castor
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) JBoss
1 21 (100.00%) Finance
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
1 21 (100.00%) Maven
2 20 (95.24%) Automated Testing
2 20 (95.24%) jBPM
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle Coherence
2 20 (95.24%) FitNesse
2 20 (95.24%) TDD
2 20 (95.24%) Hibernate
2 20 (95.24%) Python
2 20 (95.24%) RDBMS
2 20 (95.24%) Unix
2 20 (95.24%) PL/SQL
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle
2 20 (95.24%) Groovy
2 20 (95.24%) Drools
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle BPM
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle Database
2 20 (95.24%) Relational Database
3 16 (76.19%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (76.19%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) JAXB
6 1 (4.76%) Ant

Castor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) JBoss
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) Oracle Database
1 20 (95.24%) RDBMS
1 20 (95.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Maven
2 20 (95.24%) FitNesse
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
1 13 (61.90%) Java Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Lead Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Lead Java Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
2 20 (95.24%) Drools
2 20 (95.24%) Hibernate
2 20 (95.24%) jBPM
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) JAXB
3 1 (4.76%) JSF
3 1 (4.76%) Struts
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (95.24%) Automated Testing
2 20 (95.24%) TDD
3 16 (76.19%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (57.14%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) Groovy
2 20 (95.24%) PL/SQL
2 20 (95.24%) Python
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Oracle
Oxfordshire
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Salary: £28,384 - £34,002
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