The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 834 810 922
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +112
Permanent jobs citing eggPlant 83 73 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.066% 0.001%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.43% 0.44% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 72 72 1
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19458 16579 18370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.04% 14.93% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16031 14110 16206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

eggPlant Salary Histogram in the UK

eggPlant
Top 11 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 18 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 82 £52,500 +16.66% 3
London -45 67 £52,500 +13.51% 3
South East -7 10 £47,500 -5.00%
North West - 5 £55,000 -
Manchester - 5 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire -7 4 £50,000 -
City of London -26 3 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Berkshire - 2 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 133 (81.60%) Selenium
2 127 (77.91%) Android
3 114 (69.94%) Blackberry
4 96 (58.90%) Java
4 96 (58.90%) Test Automation
4 96 (58.90%) WebDriver
5 88 (53.99%) Apple iOS
6 86 (52.76%) TDD
7 81 (49.69%) BDD
8 80 (49.08%) SoapUI
9 74 (45.40%) SOAP
9 74 (45.40%) Web Services
10 72 (44.17%) Windows
11 71 (43.56%) Mobile App
12 69 (42.33%) Cucumber
12 69 (42.33%) QA
13 66 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (39.26%) REST
15 59 (36.20%) Test Scripting
16 53 (32.52%) Automation Testing
17 40 (24.54%) C
17 40 (24.54%) Xcode
18 38 (23.31%) Python
19 37 (22.70%) Groovy
20 34 (20.86%) QuickTest Pro
21 32 (19.63%) .NET
22 31 (19.02%) PHP
23 28 (17.18%) Finance
23 28 (17.18%) Banking
24 25 (15.34%) C#

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 133 (81.60%) Selenium
2 96 (58.90%) WebDriver
3 80 (49.08%) SoapUI
4 69 (42.33%) Cucumber
5 40 (24.54%) Xcode
6 34 (20.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 24 (14.72%) JBehave
8 16 (9.82%) JIRA
9 14 (8.59%) Calabash
10 12 (7.36%) Robotium
11 11 (6.75%) Jenkins
12 8 (4.91%) LabVIEW
13 6 (3.68%) FitNesse
13 6 (3.68%) Maven
13 6 (3.68%) WinRunner
13 6 (3.68%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.68%) LoadRunner
13 6 (3.68%) JMeter
14 4 (2.45%) WATIR
15 3 (1.84%) Hudson
General
1 28 (17.18%) Finance
1 28 (17.18%) Banking
2 5 (3.07%) Front Office
2 5 (3.07%) Back Office
2 5 (3.07%) Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (19.63%) Test Leader
2 30 (18.40%) Test Engineer
3 20 (12.27%) Test Analyst
3 20 (12.27%) Analyst
4 19 (11.66%) Tester
5 12 (7.36%) Developer
6 11 (6.75%) Test Manager
7 7 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.29%) QA Manager
8 6 (3.68%) Performance Test Analyst
8 6 (3.68%) Test Consultant
8 6 (3.68%) Performance Analyst
8 6 (3.68%) Consultant
9 5 (3.07%) Web Tester
9 5 (3.07%) Test Automation Consultant
9 5 (3.07%) QA Engineer
9 5 (3.07%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (3.07%) QA Tester
10 4 (2.45%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (45.40%) SOAP
1 74 (45.40%) Web Services
2 64 (39.26%) REST
3 32 (19.63%) .NET
4 9 (5.52%) J2EE
5 6 (3.68%) XML
6 5 (3.07%) Middleware
6 5 (3.07%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.07%) CSS
7 4 (2.45%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.61%) HTML
8 1 (0.61%) JSON
8 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 114 (69.94%) Blackberry
2 71 (43.56%) Mobile App
3 21 (12.88%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (9.82%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.07%) New Media
6 4 (2.45%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.23%) Open Source
7 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.23%) Physics
8 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.61%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.61%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 127 (77.91%) Android
2 88 (53.99%) Apple iOS
3 72 (44.17%) Windows
4 1 (0.61%) UNIX
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (58.90%) Test Automation
2 86 (52.76%) TDD
3 81 (49.69%) BDD
4 66 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (36.20%) Test Scripting
6 53 (32.52%) Automation Testing
7 25 (15.34%) SOA
8 22 (13.50%) Manual Testing
9 16 (9.82%) OOP
10 14 (8.59%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.98%) Scrum
11 13 (7.98%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.29%) Software Testing
13 6 (3.68%) Performance Testing
14 5 (3.07%) Regression Testing
14 5 (3.07%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (3.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (3.07%) Test Strategy
15 4 (2.45%) Web Testing
16 3 (1.84%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (58.90%) Java
2 40 (24.54%) C
3 38 (23.31%) Python
4 37 (22.70%) Groovy
5 31 (19.02%) PHP
6 25 (15.34%) C#
7 23 (14.11%) SQL
8 18 (11.04%) Ruby
9 5 (3.07%) VBScript
9 5 (3.07%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.07%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (10.43%) ISEB
2 11 (6.75%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (42.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (8.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.66%) HP
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle
3 6 (3.68%) SOASTA, Inc
4 5 (3.07%) Apple
5 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
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