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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 871 864 812
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -52
Permanent jobs citing eggPlant 22 43 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.037% 0.057%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 59
Average salary £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £33,750 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £61,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.31% -11.17%

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
19029 18484 16179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 16.11% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 15306 13781
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 20 £45,750 -8.50% 2
London +2 13 £55,000 +10.00% 2
South East +15 6 £43,000 -14.00%
Hampshire +11 6 £43,000 +7.50%
City of London +24 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Fareham - 2 £36,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £36,500 -
Wales - 2 £36,500 -
South Wales - 2 £36,500 -
South West - 1 £32,500 -
Somerset - 1 £32,500 -

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (73.68%) Selenium
2 24 (63.16%) QA
3 20 (52.63%) Cucumber
4 18 (47.37%) WebDriver
5 15 (39.47%) C
5 15 (39.47%) Java
5 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) Python
7 12 (31.58%) Xcode
7 12 (31.58%) Android
7 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 11 (28.95%) Finance
8 11 (28.95%) Calabash
8 11 (28.95%) Appium
9 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
9 10 (26.32%) JMeter
9 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (23.68%) PHP
11 8 (21.05%) SQL
11 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
11 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
12 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
12 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
12 7 (18.42%) Subversion
12 7 (18.42%) UNIX
13 6 (15.79%) Perl
13 6 (15.79%) Ruby
13 6 (15.79%) Web Development

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (73.68%) Selenium
2 20 (52.63%) Cucumber
3 18 (47.37%) WebDriver
4 12 (31.58%) Xcode
5 11 (28.95%) Calabash
5 11 (28.95%) Appium
6 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 10 (26.32%) JMeter
7 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
8 7 (18.42%) Subversion
9 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
10 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
11 3 (7.89%) JUnit
11 3 (7.89%) HP UFT
11 3 (7.89%) Capybara
12 2 (5.26%) xUnit.net
12 2 (5.26%) Ranorex
12 2 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
12 2 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Test Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Web Services
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) SOAP
4 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.26%) JSON
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.63%) RESTful
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) XSLT
5 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Social Network
4 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Android
2 7 (18.42%) UNIX
3 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
4 3 (7.89%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.79%) Web Development
5 6 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) OOP
7 4 (10.53%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) Open Source
8 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
8 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.89%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.26%) V-Model
9 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) C
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) Python
3 9 (23.68%) PHP
4 8 (21.05%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) Ruby
5 6 (15.79%) Perl
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (63.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) New Relic
3 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.26%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
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