Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Castor skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Castor over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Castor
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1175 1221 1305
Rank change year-on-year +46 +84 +34
Permanent jobs citing Castor 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.010% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
UK median annual salary £60,000 £38,614 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.39% -22.77% -9.09%
10th Percentile £55,000 £37,913 £41,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,919 £54,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -9.09%

Castor is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72426 74194 82052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.10% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60216 64420 70119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +5.23% -

Castor
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Castor in the UK

Castor
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Castor in the UK

Castor
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Castor within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +48 7 £60,000 +4.35% 1
England +24 7 £60,000 +4.35% 1
East of England +21 7 £60,000 +4.35%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Castor also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Castor.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) DOM
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) JAXB
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 7 (100.00%) Mockito
1 7 (100.00%) CQRS
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 7 (100.00%) Grunt
1 7 (100.00%) Bower
1 7 (100.00%) Ionic Framework
1 7 (100.00%) TestFlight
1 7 (100.00%) TestFairy

Castor
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 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Bower
1 7 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) Grunt
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Mockito
1 7 (100.00%) TestFairy
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (100.00%) DOM
1 7 (100.00%) Ionic Framework
1 7 (100.00%) JAXB
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) CQRS
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Shell Script