The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank - 114 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.77%
Gherkin
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
625 851 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.98% 47.38% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 513 686 712
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Gherkin
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Gherkin across the Cheshire region.

Gherkin Salary Trend in Cheshire

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Gherkin 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 Gherkin.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) MSTest
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Gherkin 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 Gherkin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Mercurial
2 2 (66.67%) MSTest
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Reactive Extensions
1 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Vagrant
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet