Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Calabash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Calabash over the 6 months to 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Calabash
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1004 963 1014
Rank change year-on-year -41 +51 +158
Permanent jobs citing Calabash 108 248 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.69% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 96 220 142
UK median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +16.67% +12.50%

Calabash is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 29,867 36,091 33,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.84% 20.50% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23,807 29,621 28,314
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

Calabash
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Calabash as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Calabash in the UK

Calabash
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Calabash in the UK

Calabash
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Calabash over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Calabash in the UK

Calabash
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the UK over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -58 104 £70,000 +27.27% 16
London +47 85 £70,000 +7.69% 13
UK excluding London -88 23 £43,750 -16.67% 3
South East +44 8 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Midlands +13 5 £27,500 -47.62%
Scotland +13 4 £45,000 -
North of England +33 3 £50,000 - 2
North West +29 3 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Midlands +22 3 £27,500 -41.49%
South West -91 3 £42,500 -19.05%
East Midlands +9 2 £31,500 -40.00%

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT jobs citing Calabash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Calabash.

1 95 (87.96%) Test Automation
2 89 (82.41%) Appium
3 88 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (72.22%) Java
4 78 (72.22%) Cucumber
5 75 (69.44%) Selenium
6 66 (61.11%) BDD
7 61 (56.48%) C#
8 60 (55.56%) Jenkins
9 58 (53.70%) JavaScript
10 54 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (46.30%) QA
12 48 (44.44%) Scrum
12 48 (44.44%) DevOps
13 41 (37.96%) Ruby
14 40 (37.04%) JBehave
14 40 (37.04%) Web Services
15 39 (36.11%) JSON
16 38 (35.19%) SQL
16 38 (35.19%) SOAP
17 37 (34.26%) SQL Server
18 36 (33.33%) Open Source
18 36 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 35 (32.41%) Software Testing
20 34 (31.48%) JUnit
20 34 (31.48%) XML
20 34 (31.48%) SpecFlow
21 33 (30.56%) .NET
21 33 (30.56%) Git (software)
22 31 (28.70%) Test Scripting

Calabash
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.11%) Confluence
2 4 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.85%) CMS
3 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.56%) BrowserStack
4 5 (4.63%) GitHub
4 5 (4.63%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (3.70%) CloudBees
5 4 (3.70%) IaaS
5 4 (3.70%) OpenShift
5 4 (3.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.93%) Serverless
6 1 (0.93%) TestFlight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (34.26%) SQL Server
2 26 (24.07%) MongoDB
2 26 (24.07%) MySQL
2 26 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.70%) Big Data
4 3 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 89 (82.41%) Appium
2 78 (72.22%) Cucumber
3 75 (69.44%) Selenium
4 60 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 40 (37.04%) JBehave
6 36 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 34 (31.48%) JUnit
7 34 (31.48%) SpecFlow
8 33 (30.56%) Git (software)
9 29 (26.85%) WebDriver
10 27 (25.00%) JMeter
10 27 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (25.00%) TeamCity
11 26 (24.07%) WatiN
11 26 (24.07%) WATIR
12 20 (18.52%) JIRA
13 18 (16.67%) SoapUI
14 12 (11.11%) Xcode
15 10 (9.26%) Gatling
16 9 (8.33%) Protractor
General
1 10 (9.26%) Retail
2 7 (6.48%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (26.85%) Architect
2 28 (25.93%) Test Architect
3 27 (25.00%) DevOps Architect
3 27 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
4 26 (24.07%) C# Architect
4 26 (24.07%) Java Architect
5 23 (21.30%) Test Engineer
6 21 (19.44%) QA Engineer
7 20 (18.52%) Test Automation Engineer
8 19 (17.59%) Tester
9 14 (12.96%) Automation Tester
9 14 (12.96%) Senior QA Engineer
10 13 (12.04%) Developer
11 10 (9.26%) Developer in Test
12 8 (7.41%) Mobile Engineer
13 7 (6.48%) Java Engineer
13 7 (6.48%) Technical Engineer
13 7 (6.48%) Technical Tester
14 6 (5.56%) QA Tester
14 6 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.04%) Web Services
2 39 (36.11%) JSON
3 38 (35.19%) SOAP
4 34 (31.48%) XML
5 33 (30.56%) .NET
6 31 (28.70%) Gherkin
7 26 (24.07%) Behat
8 12 (11.11%) React
9 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
10 9 (8.33%) CSS
10 9 (8.33%) HTML
10 9 (8.33%) React Native
11 8 (7.41%) Node.js
12 7 (6.48%) WebdriverIO
13 6 (5.56%) RESTful
14 4 (3.70%) Jest
15 3 (2.78%) Velocity
16 2 (1.85%) REST
17 1 (0.93%) Entity Framework
17 1 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) User Experience
2 11 (10.19%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (7.41%) Social Network
4 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.78%) Social Media
6 2 (1.85%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Blog
7 1 (0.93%) Fintech
7 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.85%) Apple iOS
2 23 (21.30%) Android
3 13 (12.04%) Windows
4 5 (4.63%) Linux
5 3 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (87.96%) Test Automation
2 88 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (61.11%) BDD
4 54 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (44.44%) DevOps
5 48 (44.44%) Scrum
6 36 (33.33%) Open Source
7 35 (32.41%) Software Testing
8 31 (28.70%) Test Scripting
9 30 (27.78%) Functional Testing
9 30 (27.78%) Test Management
10 29 (26.85%) Mentoring
11 28 (25.93%) Project Management
11 28 (25.93%) TDD
12 26 (24.07%) Presales
12 26 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (21.30%) Performance Testing
14 22 (20.37%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (16.67%) SDET
16 12 (11.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 78 (72.22%) Java
2 61 (56.48%) C#
3 58 (53.70%) JavaScript
4 41 (37.96%) Ruby
5 38 (35.19%) SQL
6 24 (22.22%) Python
7 23 (21.30%) Apple Swift
8 11 (10.19%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.70%) PHP
10 3 (2.78%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.78%) ISEB
2 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.85%) Degree
3 2 (1.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (46.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) Consul
3 1 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Oracle
2 7 (6.48%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.78%) Apple
3 3 (2.78%) New Relic
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Perfecto Mobile
5 1 (0.93%) Sitecore