The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank 226 304 307
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +3
Permanent jobs citing Gherkin 32 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 14
Average salary £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Gherkin
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2343 3425 4153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.09% 32.90% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2105 3060 3579
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Gherkin
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Gherkin Salary Trend in the City of London

Gherkin
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Gherkin across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Gherkin Salary Histogram in the City of London

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 56 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (82.54%) QA
3 48 (76.19%) Cucumber
4 47 (74.60%) BDD
4 47 (74.60%) SpecFlow
5 43 (68.25%) Selenium
5 43 (68.25%) C#
6 39 (61.90%) .NET
7 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 33 (52.38%) Test Automation
8 32 (50.79%) FitNesse
8 32 (50.79%) Windows
8 32 (50.79%) Client/Server
9 28 (44.44%) Finance
9 28 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (41.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (39.68%) Test Management
11 25 (39.68%) Web Services
12 23 (36.51%) SDLC
13 17 (26.98%) Software Testing
14 16 (25.40%) TDD
14 16 (25.40%) Automated Testing
14 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (25.40%) Java
15 15 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (23.81%) Equities
15 15 (23.81%) Scrum
15 15 (23.81%) Fixed Income
15 15 (23.81%) Derivative
15 15 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) Confluence
1 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) DSL
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) SSH
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Big Data
1 1 (1.59%) MySQL
1 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (76.19%) Cucumber
2 47 (74.60%) SpecFlow
3 43 (68.25%) Selenium
4 32 (50.79%) FitNesse
5 26 (41.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (15.87%) JBehave
7 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
8 8 (12.70%) NUnit
8 8 (12.70%) SoapUI
9 6 (9.52%) Protractor
10 4 (6.35%) JIRA
10 4 (6.35%) WebDriver
11 3 (4.76%) Android Studio
11 3 (4.76%) Spock
11 3 (4.76%) Xcode
12 2 (3.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (3.17%) Maven
12 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Blend
12 2 (3.17%) Selenium IDE
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Back Office
2 8 (12.70%) Front Office
3 7 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Analyst
2 22 (34.92%) Senior Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) QA Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Senior QA Analyst
4 14 (22.22%) Automation Analyst
4 14 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
6 9 (14.29%) QA Leader
6 9 (14.29%) Test Leader
7 7 (11.11%) QA Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Lead C# Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (61.90%) .NET
2 25 (39.68%) Web Services
3 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 10 (15.87%) Behat
5 8 (12.70%) Middleware
6 7 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.35%) REST
9 3 (4.76%) SOAP
10 2 (3.17%) CSS
10 2 (3.17%) HTML
10 2 (3.17%) Symfony
11 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.59%) CodeIgniter
11 1 (1.59%) HTML5
11 1 (1.59%) jQuery
11 1 (1.59%) JSON
11 1 (1.59%) LAMP
11 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.79%) Client/Server
2 15 (23.81%) Derivative
2 15 (23.81%) Equities
2 15 (23.81%) Fixed Income
2 15 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (12.70%) Fintech
4 7 (11.11%) Contract for Difference
5 4 (6.35%) User Experience
6 3 (4.76%) Hedge funds
7 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.17%) Grid Computing
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (74.60%) BDD
3 33 (52.38%) Test Automation
4 28 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (39.68%) Test Management
6 23 (36.51%) SDLC
7 17 (26.98%) Software Testing
8 16 (25.40%) Automated Testing
8 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (25.40%) TDD
9 15 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (23.81%) Scrum
10 12 (19.05%) OO
10 12 (19.05%) Open Source
11 10 (15.87%) Data Analysis
11 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (14.29%) Business Analysis
12 9 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (14.29%) Process Improvement
12 9 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (68.25%) C#
2 16 (25.40%) Java
3 14 (22.22%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) Ruby
5 9 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (6.35%) Groovy
6 4 (6.35%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) Scala
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (82.54%) QA
2 13 (20.63%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
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