Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for eggPlant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited eggPlant over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

TestPlant eggPlant
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1161 1201 1272
Rank change year-on-year +40 +71 -28
Permanent jobs citing eggPlant 45 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.022% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.12% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 23
UK median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £34,250 £34,250 £32,150
90th Percentile £69,625 £70,000 £59,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +16.44% -2.67%

eggPlant 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 36786 35368 38174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.33% 18.72% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29935 30548 32261
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for eggPlant in the UK

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Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for eggPlant in the UK

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing eggPlant over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for eggPlant in the UK

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Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +29 45 £52,500 +23.53% 1
UK excluding London +25 33 £47,500 +11.76%
South East +51 15 £43,750 +13.64%
London +25 11 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Midlands +45 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands +23 9 £50,000 -
South West - 6 £65,000 -
East of England - 3 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing eggPlant 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 eggPlant.

1 44 (97.78%) Test Automation
2 37 (82.22%) Selenium
3 29 (64.44%) QA
4 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (55.56%) Java
6 24 (53.33%) BDD
7 22 (48.89%) Test Scripting
8 20 (44.44%) Test Management
9 18 (40.00%) SOAP
9 18 (40.00%) SoapUI
10 17 (37.78%) Gherkin
10 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
10 17 (37.78%) HP UFT
11 16 (35.56%) C#
11 16 (35.56%) Finance
11 16 (35.56%) TDD
11 16 (35.56%) Ranorex
12 15 (33.33%) SDLC
12 15 (33.33%) Open Source
13 14 (31.11%) Test Strategy
13 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
14 13 (28.89%) Retail
14 13 (28.89%) JIRA
15 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
15 12 (26.67%) Degree
15 12 (26.67%) Workflow
15 12 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
16 11 (24.44%) Scrum
16 11 (24.44%) JUnit
16 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing

eggPlant
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 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) SAP ERP
1 9 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (2.22%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 37 (82.22%) Selenium
2 18 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 17 (37.78%) HP UFT
4 16 (35.56%) Ranorex
5 13 (28.89%) JIRA
6 11 (24.44%) JUnit
6 11 (24.44%) TestNG
7 9 (20.00%) JBehave
7 9 (20.00%) JMeter
7 9 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 9 (20.00%) LoadUI
7 9 (20.00%) SpecFlow
7 9 (20.00%) Toad
7 9 (20.00%) WATIR
7 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 6 (13.33%) MSTest
9 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
9 3 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 13 (28.89%) Retail
3 9 (20.00%) Publishing
4 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.67%) Military
6 1 (2.22%) Automotive
6 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
1 19 (42.22%) Test Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) Tester
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Tester
3 10 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 7 (15.56%) QA Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) QA Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) QA Test Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) QA Tester
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Senior QA Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Senior QA Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Senior QA Tester
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) SOAP
2 17 (37.78%) Gherkin
3 9 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) Test Automation
2 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (53.33%) BDD
4 22 (48.89%) Test Scripting
5 20 (44.44%) Test Management
6 16 (35.56%) TDD
7 15 (33.33%) Open Source
7 15 (33.33%) SDLC
8 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
8 14 (31.11%) Test Strategy
9 12 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
9 12 (26.67%) Software Testing
9 12 (26.67%) Workflow
10 11 (24.44%) Scrum
10 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
11 10 (22.22%) Manual Testing
11 10 (22.22%) Performance Testing
12 9 (20.00%) Functional Testing
12 9 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 9 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.67%) C++
4 3 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) C
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
2 12 (26.67%) Degree
3 9 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (64.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Grafana
2 1 (2.22%) Graphite
2 1 (2.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) HP
1 9 (20.00%) SAP
2 8 (17.78%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Dynatrace
4 1 (2.22%) New Relic