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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Castor
Rank - 976 985
Permanent jobs citing Castor 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.007% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 9
Average salary - £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary - £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
39639 42009 48193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.36% 37.83% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34238 35700 40702
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
1 20 (100.00%) JBoss
1 20 (100.00%) Python
1 20 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 20 (100.00%) Finance
1 20 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
1 20 (100.00%) Maven
1 20 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 20 (100.00%) jBPM
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 20 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 20 (100.00%) Groovy
1 20 (100.00%) Drools
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 20 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (60.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (20.00%) Shell Script

Castor
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (100.00%) JBoss
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 20 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 20 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 20 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 20 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
1 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) Drools
1 20 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 20 (100.00%) jBPM
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 20 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (60.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Groovy
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 20 (100.00%) Python
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle