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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Gherkin
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £30,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -15.78%
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
820 768 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.18% 48.03% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 704 690 843
Average salary £35,309 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Gherkin within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Wilmslow - 6 £30,750 - 2
Gherkin
North West

Gherkin
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (75.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Informix
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) ISEB
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Open Source

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (75.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
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