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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank - 126 -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.054% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
455 651 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.44% 35.32% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 401 553 651
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OO

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe