The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 857 814 838
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +24
Permanent jobs citing eggPlant 37 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.059% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 61 48
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%

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
18318 16185 17098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.04% 15.15% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15093 13765 14761
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing eggPlant within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

eggPlant
Salary Trend

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

eggPlant Salary Trend in the UK

eggPlant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing eggPlant over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

eggPlant Salary Histogram in the UK

eggPlant
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
England -18 37 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Yorkshire -43 10 £30,500 -23.75% 2
London -50 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North Yorkshire - 9 - - 2
South East -4 8 £42,500 -5.55%
York - 8 - - 2
East of England +2 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Berkshire +1 5 £45,000 -
Reading -1 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Cambridge +6 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £37,500 +7.14% 1
City of London -27 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West - 3 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
Preston - 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire -9 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Leeds -32 1 £30,500 -23.75%
West Yorkshire -42 1 £30,500 -23.75%
Liverpool - 1 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Surrey - 1 £38,000 -

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing eggPlant 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 eggPlant.

1 70 (61.40%) QA
2 64 (56.14%) Selenium
3 62 (54.39%) Java
4 60 (52.63%) WebDriver
5 57 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 55 (48.25%) Android
7 51 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (41.23%) Blackberry
9 35 (30.70%) Test Automation
10 34 (29.82%) Test Scripting
11 33 (28.95%) TDD
12 32 (28.07%) BDD
13 29 (25.44%) Performance Testing
13 29 (25.44%) JMeter
13 29 (25.44%) QuickTest Pro
13 29 (25.44%) C
13 29 (25.44%) Web Services
14 28 (24.56%) Python
14 28 (24.56%) Xcode
15 26 (22.81%) SOAP
15 26 (22.81%) SoapUI
16 25 (21.93%) Ruby
17 24 (21.05%) Finance
17 24 (21.05%) Apple iOS
18 23 (20.18%) Windows
19 22 (19.30%) PHP
19 22 (19.30%) Mobile App
20 21 (18.42%) Automation Testing
20 21 (18.42%) SQL
20 21 (18.42%) .NET

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing eggPlant 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 eggPlant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.51%) IIS
1 4 (3.51%) Apache
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) HTTP
1 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
1 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.51%) SAP BW
2 4 (3.51%) DataStage
2 4 (3.51%) SQLPlus
2 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 64 (56.14%) Selenium
2 60 (52.63%) WebDriver
3 57 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 29 (25.44%) JMeter
4 29 (25.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 28 (24.56%) Xcode
6 26 (22.81%) SoapUI
7 16 (14.04%) Calabash
8 15 (13.16%) Visual Studio
8 15 (13.16%) JIRA
9 13 (11.40%) Robotium
9 13 (11.40%) LoadRunner
10 11 (9.65%) WinRunner
11 9 (7.89%) JBehave
11 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (7.02%) Jenkins
13 7 (6.14%) LabVIEW
14 6 (5.26%) NUnit
15 5 (4.39%) RSpec
15 5 (4.39%) LoadUI
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Analyst
2 36 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 20 (17.54%) Test Engineer
4 16 (14.04%) Performance Analyst
4 16 (14.04%) Performance Test Analyst
4 16 (14.04%) Tester
5 10 (8.77%) QA Manager
6 9 (7.89%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.39%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.51%) Performance Test Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Performance Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Tester
10 4 (3.51%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Lead Tester
10 4 (3.51%) Test Leader
11 3 (2.63%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.44%) Web Services
2 26 (22.81%) SOAP
3 21 (18.42%) .NET
4 14 (12.28%) REST
5 10 (8.77%) HTML
6 7 (6.14%) J2EE
7 6 (5.26%) CSS
8 5 (4.39%) XML
9 4 (3.51%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.75%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.88%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.88%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (0.88%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.88%) Flash
11 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.88%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 47 (41.23%) Blackberry
2 22 (19.30%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.89%) Open Source
4 5 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.39%) Replication
4 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.63%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.88%) IPTV
6 1 (0.88%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.88%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) Physics
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (48.25%) Android
2 24 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 23 (20.18%) Windows
4 2 (1.75%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.70%) Test Automation
3 34 (29.82%) Test Scripting
4 33 (28.95%) TDD
5 32 (28.07%) BDD
6 29 (25.44%) Performance Testing
7 21 (18.42%) Automation Testing
8 20 (17.54%) Automated Testing
9 16 (14.04%) OOP
10 15 (13.16%) Regression Testing
11 14 (12.28%) Scrum
12 12 (10.53%) Test Planning
13 10 (8.77%) Test Strategy
14 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.89%) Manual Testing
15 7 (6.14%) OO
15 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (4.39%) Business Analysis
16 5 (4.39%) Software Engineering
16 5 (4.39%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (54.39%) Java
2 29 (25.44%) C
3 28 (24.56%) Python
4 25 (21.93%) Ruby
5 22 (19.30%) PHP
6 21 (18.42%) SQL
7 20 (17.54%) C#
8 11 (9.65%) Groovy
9 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.63%) Perl
11 3 (2.63%) C++
12 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.88%) VB
13 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) ISEB
2 4 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (61.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) HP
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) Facebook
4 1 (0.88%) Google
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