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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank 122 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
640 805 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.21% 44.67% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 528 695 683
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Chester - 1 £40,000 - 2
Warrington - 1 £50,000 - 1
Gherkin
North West

Gherkin
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago