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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 859 801 838
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +37
Permanent jobs citing eggPlant 44 63 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.058% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 43
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +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
18611 16606 17190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.22% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15454 14163 14875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -34 43 £50,000 - 7
London -41 25 £51,250 +2.50% 2
South East -3 6 £50,000 +11.11%
North West - 5 £37,500 -
City of London -28 4 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
East of England 0 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Lancashire - 3 £37,500 -
Preston - 3 £37,500 -
Cambridge -2 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire -34 2 - - 4
North Yorkshire - 2 - - 4
Manchester - 2 £55,000 -
Hampshire -5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands - 1 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Surrey - 1 £38,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £25,000 -
York - 1 - - 3
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 74 (59.20%) Selenium
1 74 (59.20%) Android
2 73 (58.40%) Java
3 71 (56.80%) WebDriver
3 71 (56.80%) Cucumber
4 70 (56.00%) QA
5 68 (54.40%) Blackberry
6 42 (33.60%) C
7 41 (32.80%) Test Automation
8 40 (32.00%) Python
8 40 (32.00%) Xcode
9 38 (30.40%) Test Scripting
10 35 (28.00%) BDD
11 34 (27.20%) Mobile App
11 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (27.20%) TDD
12 33 (26.40%) Web Services
13 31 (24.80%) Windows
13 31 (24.80%) PHP
13 31 (24.80%) QuickTest Pro
13 31 (24.80%) Apple iOS
14 30 (24.00%) SoapUI
14 30 (24.00%) Finance
14 30 (24.00%) SOAP
15 29 (23.20%) Ruby
16 27 (21.60%) Automation Testing
17 26 (20.80%) .NET
18 24 (19.20%) JMeter
18 24 (19.20%) Performance Testing
19 23 (18.40%) C#

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (0.80%) IIS
1 1 (0.80%) Apache
1 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) HTTP
1 1 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (6.40%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 74 (59.20%) Selenium
2 71 (56.80%) WebDriver
2 71 (56.80%) Cucumber
3 40 (32.00%) Xcode
4 31 (24.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 30 (24.00%) SoapUI
6 24 (19.20%) JMeter
7 17 (13.60%) Visual Studio
8 15 (12.00%) LoadRunner
8 15 (12.00%) Calabash
9 13 (10.40%) WinRunner
10 12 (9.60%) Robotium
11 9 (7.20%) JBehave
11 9 (7.20%) LabVIEW
12 8 (6.40%) Jenkins
13 7 (5.60%) JIRA
14 6 (4.80%) NUnit
15 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 4 (3.20%) RSpec
16 4 (3.20%) MSTest
General
1 30 (24.00%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Banking
3 6 (4.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Front Office
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Analyst
2 27 (21.60%) Test Analyst
3 22 (17.60%) Test Engineer
4 17 (13.60%) Tester
5 14 (11.20%) Performance Analyst
5 14 (11.20%) Performance Test Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) QA Manager
7 10 (8.00%) Developer
8 9 (7.20%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.00%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.00%) Technical Tester
9 5 (4.00%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (2.40%) Test Consultant
11 3 (2.40%) QA Test Manager
11 3 (2.40%) Mobile Test Analyst
11 3 (2.40%) Test Automation Consultant
11 3 (2.40%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.40%) Web Services
2 30 (24.00%) SOAP
3 26 (20.80%) .NET
4 22 (17.60%) REST
5 9 (7.20%) J2EE
6 6 (4.80%) Gherkin
7 5 (4.00%) HTML
8 4 (3.20%) CSS
8 4 (3.20%) XML
9 3 (2.40%) Middleware
10 2 (1.60%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.80%) iOS SDK
11 1 (0.80%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (0.80%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.80%) Cocoa
11 1 (0.80%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 68 (54.40%) Blackberry
2 34 (27.20%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.80%) Open Source
4 3 (2.40%) New Media
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.80%) IPTV
6 1 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.80%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.80%) Physics
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 74 (59.20%) Android
2 31 (24.80%) Apple iOS
2 31 (24.80%) Windows
3 2 (1.60%) Linux
3 2 (1.60%) UNIX
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.80%) Test Automation
2 38 (30.40%) Test Scripting
3 35 (28.00%) BDD
4 34 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (27.20%) TDD
5 27 (21.60%) Automation Testing
6 24 (19.20%) Performance Testing
7 19 (15.20%) Automated Testing
8 18 (14.40%) OOP
9 10 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (7.20%) Regression Testing
10 9 (7.20%) Manual Testing
10 9 (7.20%) Scrum
11 5 (4.00%) Web Testing
11 5 (4.00%) OO
12 4 (3.20%) SOA
12 4 (3.20%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.20%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.20%) Mobile Application Development
13 3 (2.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 73 (58.40%) Java
2 42 (33.60%) C
3 40 (32.00%) Python
4 31 (24.80%) PHP
5 29 (23.20%) Ruby
6 23 (18.40%) C#
7 22 (17.60%) SQL
8 17 (13.60%) Groovy
9 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.40%) Perl
11 3 (2.40%) C++
12 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.80%) VBScript
13 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) ISEB
2 5 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (56.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.40%) Oracle
2 7 (5.60%) HP
3 3 (2.40%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.80%) Google
4 1 (0.80%) Facebook
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