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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gherkin
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
616 747 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.28% 47.43% 50.39%
Number of salaries quoted 503 649 858
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 8 (88.89%) SpecFlow
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
4 5 (55.56%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (55.56%) Mercurial
4 5 (55.56%) Puppet
4 5 (55.56%) Node.js
4 5 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (55.56%) Reactive Extensions
4 5 (55.56%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) Kanban
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) MSTest
4 5 (55.56%) MVVM
4 5 (55.56%) Vagrant
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (55.56%) Docker
4 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 5 (55.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) NUnit
4 5 (55.56%) MVC

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (55.56%) IIS
1 5 (55.56%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) SpecFlow
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) Mercurial
3 5 (55.56%) MSTest
3 5 (55.56%) Ant
3 5 (55.56%) NUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
6 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) REST
2 5 (55.56%) Reactive Extensions
2 5 (55.56%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 5 (55.56%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 5 (55.56%) Domain-Driven Design
2 5 (55.56%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
1 5 (55.56%) Vagrant
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft